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On 19 August in Southeast Asian history

ON 19 AUGUST IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 19, 2019

1816: Dutch return to Batavia. Cornelis Elout continues Raffles’ reform policies

1878: Birth of Manuel Quezon, President of the Philippines (1935-1944), who died on August 1, 1944
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1265/today-in-philippine-history-august-19-1878-manuel-quezon-was-born-in-baler-aurora
http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675078025_Manuel-L-Quezon_General-Emilio-Aguinaldo_decorated-floats_establishment-of-Commonwealth

1902: Birth of J. B. L. Reyes, Filipino jurist, who died on December 27, 1994
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J._B._L._Reyes

1945: In Vietnam, Viet Minh led by Ho Chi Minh take power in Hanoi
https://www.vietnambreakingnews.com/2015/08/national-day-flashback-vietnams-famous-spots-then-and-now/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/August_Revolution

1945-08-19 Vietmin prend Hanoi

1957: Birth of  Li-Young Lee, Indonesia-born American poet
http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/291

1970: Cambodia and US sign military aid pact

1998: Birth of Ella Guevara, Filipino child actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ella_Guevara

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1yKwSSSbVa4

2003: Birth of Xyriel Manabat, Filipino child actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xyriel_Manabat

2007: At a very large majority, Thai people approve the new constitution proposed by the military junta, opening the way for elections and a civilian government
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2007_Constitution_of_Thailand
http://www.asianlii.org/th/legis/const/2007/

2011: Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi meets with President Thein Sein in the highest-level talks yet between the democracy icon and the leaders of a nominally civilian government made up of retired military men elected in March
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-14585995