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On 18 June in Southeast Asian history

ON 18 JUNE IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on June 18, 2019

1908: The University of the Philippines is established
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_the_Philippines

1936: Birth of Norodom Monineath, spouse of king Sihanouk and mother of the king of Cambodia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norodom_Monineath

queen-monineath-sihanouk2-2014-06-22

1948: Because the Communist insurgency, state of emergency is proclaimed in all Malaya


https://www.nam.ac.uk/explore/malayan-emergency
https://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205212422

1951: General Vo Nguyen Giap ends his Red River Campaign against the French in Vietnam

1952: USA give and additional aid to Indochina

1965: In Vietnam War, the USA uses B-52 bombers to attack National Liberation Front guerilla fighters in South Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/sac-b-52s-are-used-for-the-first-time-in-south-vietnam

1971 : In Vietnam, Battle of Cung Son, the biggest engagement between Allied and Communist forces in Phu Yen Province since 1968
http://www.thestrategybridgge.com/the-bridge/2016/8/18/the-battle-of-cung-son
http://www.realcleardefense.com/articles/2016/08/22/the_battle_of_cung_son_109727.html

1971-06-18-battle-of-cung-son

1989: In Burma, The Slorc (military junta) adopts the name of Union of Myanmar as a new name for the country
http://articles.latimes.com/1989-06-21/news/mn-2419_1_burmese-language-burma-working-people-s-daily
https://www.jstor.org/stable/2644909?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents
https://www.quora.com/Why-did-Burma-change-its-name-to-Myanmar
 

Holidays and observances

Cambodia: Queen Mother’s Birthday