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On 1st April in Southeast Asian history

1946-04-01 Malayan Union foundation

ON 1st APRIL IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on April 1, 2019

1851: King Mongkut acceeds to the Siamese throne, crowned on May 15
https://searchinginhistory.blogspot.fr/2014/12/mongkut-modernizing-king-of-siam.html
http://tudtu.tripod.com/rama4.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DHJoQFuBs6o

1867: The Straits Settlement (Singapore, Penang and Malacca) become British Crown colony
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Straits_Settlements

1901: At the Malacanang Palace, Aguildano who has been captured, swears on oath accepting the authority of the USA over the Philippines
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1051/today-in-philippine-history-april-1-1901-emilio-aguinaldo-volunteered-to-swear-his-allegiance-to-the-united-states

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3_VPUKf90Nw&feature=related

1914: Birth Lor Tok, Thai comedian and actor, who died April 29, 2002
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lor_Tok

1929: Birth of Payut Ngaokrachang, Thai cartoonist, animator, film director and teacher
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Payut_Ngaokrachang

Payut Ngaokrachang

1944: Beginning of a two months failed siege of Kohima (Burma) by the Japanese
http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/battle_kohima_1944.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T9uD5Ipwegw

1946: Birth of the Malayan Union, but Singapore continues to be a British
http://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/history/events/e8db672a-3571-4fa3-9df0-220e83ee2a88
http://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/newspapers/Digitised/Article/straitstimes19460402-1.2.19.aspx
http://ccsenet.org/journal/index.php/ass/article/viewFile/27008/16492

1946-04-01 Malayan Union foundation

1963: General Ne Win launches an amnesty offer to all the rebel groups

1963: Birth of Teddy Diaz, Filipino rock guitarist (The Dawn), who was killed on August 21, 1988
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Teodoro_de_Villa_Diaz

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OxqiViiUk3A

1963: In Laos, neutralist Foreign Minister Quinim Pholsena is assassinated in Vientiane
http://www.foia.cia.gov/sites/default/files/document_conversions/89801/DOC_0000598464.pdf
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quinim_Pholsena

1967: Under an US bombing, death of Đặng Văn Ngữ, Vietnamese physician, born on April 4, 1910
http://www.wikiwand.com/en/%C4%90%E1%BA%B7ng_V%C4%83n_Ng%E1%BB%AF

1968: North Vietnamese declare that they are ready to meet US representatives on the possibility to stop fighting. Proposition accepted by President Lyndon Johnson

1970: France calls for global negotiations on Indochina

1975: In Cambodia, end for president Lon Nol who flees to Indonesia
http://www.edwebproject.org/sideshow/history/end.html

Lon Nol exile

1981: Death of Eua Sunthornsanan, Thai composer and bandleader, born on January 21, 1910
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eua_Sunthornsanan

2001: Death of Trinh Cong Son, Vietnamese composer, born on 28 February 1939
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/1260527.stm
http://www.allmusic.com/artist/trinh-cong-son-mn0001239837
http://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=Trinh+Cong+Son&mid=8523B5B10FEEFFE547638523B5B10FEEFFE54763&FORM=LKVR#

Trinh Cong Son

2006: Death of In Tam, Cambodian general and politician, 26th short time Prime Minister of Cambodia in 1973, born on September 22, 1922
http://ki-media.blogspot.fr/2006/04/obituary-in-tam-lon-nol-era-leader.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/In_Tam

2008: Pakatan Rakyat or PR (English: People’s Alliance) is established. The political coalition comprises a group of Malaysian political parties, namely, the People’s Justice Party (PKR), Democratic Action Party (DAP), and Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS), who collectively worked together as the Barisan Rakyat (or People’s Front) during the 12th Malaysian general election in 2008
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pakatan_Rakyat

2012: Myanmar’s opposition claims a historic victory for pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi in her first bid for a seat in parliament
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/04/20124113414427185.html

2013: In Myanmar, private dailies, forced to shut down following a military coup in 1964 are again allowed
http://www.euronews.com/2013/04/01/private-newspapers-return-to-myanmar/

2014: China will neither accept nor participate in international arbitration unilaterally pushed forward by the Philippines on the South China Sea disputes, said a commentary published by the state-run People’s Daily

2015: Thailand’s ruling junta lifts martial law imposed just before a coup 10 months ago, but it invokes a security clause in the country’s interim constitution that will mean the military will retain broad powers
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-thailand-politics-martiallaw/thai-junta-lifts-martial-law-but-retains-broad-powers-idUSKBN0MS4NI20150401