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On 19 December in Southeast Asian history

19 DECEMBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on December 19, 2018

1788: Chinese troops occupy capital Thang Long, in Vietnam

1899: During the Philippes-American war, General Henry Lawton is killed in the Battle of Paye near San Mateo
http://philippineamericanwar.webs.com/genlawtondies1899.htm
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1353/today-in-philippine-history-december-19-1899-general-lawton-was-killed-in-the-battle-of-paye-near-san-mateo
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Paye

1916: Death of Thibaw Min, Burmese king from 1879 to 1885, born on January 1, 1859
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thibaw_Min
http://madmonarchist.blogspot.fr/2009/09/monarch-profile-king-thibaw-of-burma.html

1946: Vietminh (North Vietnam guerilla) revolts against the French in Tonkin and Cochinchina. French are massacred in Hanoi. Start of the First Indochina war
http://alphahistory.com/vietnamwar/first-indochina-war/

1948: After the Indonesian Republican government refused the constitution proposed by Netherlands, this one break the truce, takes the Indonesia capital and arrest the members of the government
http://mypcdefender.blogspot.fr/2012/12/dutch-military-aggression-ii-december.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Kraai

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6u66nzJb9Dc

1948: Amir Sjarifuddin Harahap, also spelled Amir Sjarifoeddin Harahap, a socialist politician and one of the Indonesian Republic’s first leaders, is executed in 1948 by Indonesian Republican officers following his involvement in a Communist revolt
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amir_Sjarifuddin

1954: In North Vietnam, promulgation of the law on agrarian reform

1961: Indonesian President Sukarno proclaims general mobilization. Indonesia invades Netherlands New Guinea
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Trikora
http://wpik.org/Src/invasion.html

1964: In another bloodless coup, the South Vietnamese military junta of Nguyen Khanh dissolve the High National Council and arrest some of the members
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/another-bloodless-coup-topples-the-government-in-saigon

1966: In a letter to United Nations General Secretary U Thant, the United States ask to him to do his best for the beginning of discussions on an enduring cease-fire in Vietnam

1972: North Vietnam condemns US operation Linebacker raids
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/north-vietnam-condemns-linebacker-raids

2001: Death of Son Sann, a Republican Cambodia politician, Prime Minister in 1967-1968
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Son_Sann