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On 15 July in Southeast Asian history

ON 15 JULY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 15, 2019

1942: Wenceslao Vinzons, Filipino politician and resistance leader, is bayoneted to death, born on September 28, 1910
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wenceslao_Vinzons

1946: Birth of Hassanal Bolkiah, Sultan of Brunei
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hassanal_Bolkiah

1966: The United States and South Vietnam begin Operation Hastings to push the North Vietnamese out of the Vietnamese Demilitarized Zone.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Hastings
http://libertyyes.homestead.com/Operations/Operation-Hastings-1966.htm

1974: Birth of Chot Ulep, Filipino musician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chot_Ulep

1975: The Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North Vietnam) and the Provisional Revolutionary Government (South Vietnam communists) ask their admission to the United Nations

1982: Nguyen Co Tach announces the beginning of the first Vietnamese troops withdrawal from Cambodia

2011: Three U.S. Navy ships are welcomed by former foe Vietnam for joint training, despite China’s irritation following weeks of fiery exchanges between the communist neighbors over disputed areas of the South China Sea

2012: In Vietnam, more than 10 thousand Catholics marched in different areas of the diocese of Vinh to demand respect for religious freedom against threats and violence of the government. On the eve of the marches, to intimidate the Catholics, the authorities deployed tanks outside the bishop’s residence, with patrols by gangs of thugs and soldiers
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Government-deploys-tanks-as-over-10-thousand-Vinh-diocese-faithful-march-for-religious-freedom.-25293.html