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On 11 October in Southeast Asian history

ON 11 OCTOBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on October 11, 2019

1926: Birth of Thich Nath Hanh, Vietnamese Zen Buddhist monk
http://www.seaox.com/thich.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nhat_Hanh

1939: Birth of General Khin Nyunt, Myanmar’s PM 2003-2004
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khin_Nyunt

1948: Van Mook resigns as Lt.-Governor of the East Indies
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hubertus_Johannes_van_Mook

1954: One day after the return of Ho Chi Minh, the Vietminh takes control of North Vietnam

1971: Switzerland recognizes North Vietnam

1972: The building of the French legation in Hanoi is destroyed by a U.S. bombing. General delegate Susini is fatally wounded
http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=799&dat=19721011&id=oTwLAAAAIBAJ&sjid=clIDAAAAIBAJ&pg=2239,745411
https://cdnc.ucr.edu/?a=d&d=DS19721011.2.2&e=——-en–20–1–txt-txIN——–1

1972: End of negotiations which started on October 8 between US Kissinger and Vietnamese Le Duc Tho. Their agreement will be rejected by Hanoi

1996: Mgr Carlos Felipe Ximenes Belo, bishop of Dili, and José Ramos-Horta win Peace Nobel prize for their work towards a just and peaceful solution to the conflict in East Timor
http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/1996/press.html

Belo & Ramos-Horta

2008: The founder of Aceh’s separatist rebel movement, Hasan di Toro, comes back to Indonesia after nearly 30 years in exile and after a war that killed more than 15,000 people
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2008/10/2008101144652814370.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7664818.stm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7665752.stm