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On 17 January in Southeast Asian history

ON 17 JANUARY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 17, 2019

1524: Beginning of Italian explorer Giovanni da Verrazzano’s voyage to find a passage to China
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Giovanni_da_Verrazzano

1661: Andres Malong, born in 1643, Philippines rebel leader is executed
http://pinoyfolktales.blogspot.fr/2013/01/filipino-martyr-andres-malong.html
https://prezi.com/vvjwlat0u_8u/revolt-of-malong/

1904: Birth of Hem Vejakorn, Thai illustrator who died on April 16, 1969
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hem_Vejakorn

Hem Vejakorn timbre

1907: Birth of Henk H Badings Bandung Indonesia, Dutch opera composer (Orestes), who died on June 26, 1987
http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Henk_Badings.aspx

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9iF_kChwk-g

1929: Birth of Tan Boon Teik, Malaysian-Singaporean politician, Attorney-General of Singapore from 1969 to 1992, who died on March 10, 2012
http://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/infopedia/articles/SIP_1880_2012-04-27.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tan_Boon_Teik

1941: During the French-Thai war (1940-1941), naval Battle of Koh Chang
http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20080107063255AAKs0zI
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Battle_of_Koh_Chang_17_january_1941_(English_version).svg
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Koh_Chang

1941-01-17 Battle of Koh Chang

1948: Agreement of Renville regarding the future or the Indonesia United states modifying the November 1946 agreement in favor of Netherlands


http://encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/Renville+Agreement
http://www.houseofdavid.ca/renville.htm

 

1951: After suffering repeated human wave and suicide attacks, napalm drops help the French to defeat Vo Nguyen Giap’s troops and to hold the area around Vinh-Yen

1960: Birth of Chatchai Plengpanich, Thai actor
http://www.sharerice.com/index.php/Chatchai_Plengpanich_(Nok)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5QsW7w2pByU

1964: Indonesia, Philippines and Malaysia agree for a cease-fire and a Foreign ministers conference in Bangkok

1964: Soviet Union asks for a conference on the neutrality of Cambodia

1967: In Indonesia, the Foreign Affairs minister Adam Malik demands the resignation of president Sukarno

1972: President Richard Nixon warns South Vietnamese President Nguyen Van Thieu that his refusal to sign any negotiated peace agreement would render it impossible to continue assistance to South Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/nixon-threatens-president-thieu

1973: By a fraudulent referendum, Ferdinand Marcos becomes « President for life » of the Philippines
http://joseangelito-angeles.tripod.com/marcos.htm

1981: The Philippines president, after eight years, Ferdinand Marcos lifts the martial law and frees 341 prisoners
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/886/today-in-philippine-history-january-17-1981-president-ferdinand-e-marcos-lifted-martial-law
http://www.officialgazette.gov.ph/1981/01/17/speech-of-president-marcos-during-the-termination-of-martial-law/

2012: Vietnam’s navy has taken delivery of its first locally-made warship, equipped with artillery and missile systems, local media report
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-16590100

2014: ASEAN foreign ministers have concluded the first-ever high-level meeting hosted by Burma, also known as Myanmar, since the once-isolated country joined the grouping in 1997
http://www.voanews.com/content/asean-ministers-conclude-first-high-level-meeting-in-burma/1832420.html