On 9 August in Southeast Asian history

1965-08-09 independence

ON 9 AUGUST IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 9, 2019

1683: By a charter, the British Crown gives the power to the East India Company to declare and make war and peace in Asia

1927: Death of Cambodian king Sisowath. His son Sisowath Monivong becomes  king of Cambodia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sisowath

1932: Birth of Anand Panyarachun, 18th Thai Prime Minister 1991-1992
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anand_Panyarachun
https://www.un.org/News/dh/hlpanel/panyarachun-bio.htm
https://www.newmandala.org/book-review/anand-panyarachun-and-the-making-of-modern-thailand/

1945: Sukarno, Hatta, and Radjiman Wediodiningrat are flown by the Japanese to Vietnam to meet with Marshal Terauchi. There they are informed of the collapse of Japanese forces, and that Japan will grant Indonesia independence on August 24

1952: Birth of Prateep Ungsongtham Hata, Thai activist
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prateep_Ungsongtham_Hata
http://worldschildrensprize.org/prateep-ungsongtham

Prateep

1960: In Laos, coup d’état of neutralist Captain Kong Le
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=5&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0CDQQFjAEahUKEwiY3PnU85nHAhVJQBQKHeNPBpk&url=http%3A%2F%2Fweb.stanford.edu%2Fgroup%2Ftomzgroup%2Fpmwiki%2Fuploads%2F1350-1960-10-06-Keesings-a-JLW.pdf&ei=8i3GVZibMsmAUeOfmcgJ&usg=AFQjCNFOWraznXb6P8cbfcBakBYfcSA1SA&sig2=XVOw5rZ7dFQsQ1b2ViQx-Q
http://www.crwflags.com/fotw/flags/la-1960.html

1965: Expelled by the Malaysian Federation, Singapore proclaims its independence with Yusuf bin Ishak as its first president

1965-08-09 independencehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Proclamation_of_Singapore
http://www.straitstimes.com/politics/hear-mr-lee-proclaim-spores-independence-on-air-on-aug-9

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jcTh6d11TpI

1967: Important US bombing on North Vietnam, up to August 11

1976: Great-Britain establishes  diplomatic relations with Kampuchéa

2001: Indonesian president Megawati Sukarnoputri announces the list of her governement privigiling technocrats over politicians

 

Holidays and observances

National Day, celebrates the independence of Singapore from Malaysia in 1965

 



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