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On 2 December in Southeast Asian history

ON 2 DECEMBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on December 2, 2018

1228: Thai Prince Sukaphaa reaches Assam after a 13-year expedition from Mong Mao (southern China) and begins the task of establishing the Ahom kingdom (current Assam)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sukaphaa

1899: Battle of Tirad Pass. Filipino General Gregorio del Pilar is killed in action against US forces, born on November 14, 1875
http://filipinoscribbles.wordpress.com/tag/battle-of-tirad-pass/
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/790/today-in-philippine-history-december-2-1899-the-battle-of-tirad-pass-took-place
http://opmanong.ssc.hawaii.edu/filipino/triad.html

1899-12-02 Battle of Tirad Pass

1940: The Thai government closes its delegation in France and a French  patrol ship is attacked by a Thai airplane

1953: Death of Trần Trọng Kim, Vietnamese historian, scholar, and politician, Prime Minister of Vietnam (1945), born on January 1, 1883
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tr%E1%BA%A7n_Tr%E1%BB%8Dng_Kim

1962: Vietnam War: After a trip to Vietnam at the  request of US President John F. Kennedy, US Senate Majority Leader Mike  Mansfield becomes the first American official not to make an optimistic public  comment on the war’s progress

1975: In Laos, the government of Prince Souvanna Phouma is dissolved.  Abdication of King  Savang Vatthana and  the monarchy is abolished. The country becomes a people’s democratic republic  with Souphanouvong as president and Kaysone Phomvihane as prime minister
http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1243&dat=19751203&id=IJBYAAAAIBAJ&sjid=HPgDAAAAIBAJ&pg=6704,303233
http://books.google.fr/books?id=jEGwwJjEbjkC&pg=PA27&lpg=PA27&dq=Lao+monarchy+abolished&source=bl&ots=Umt6gjRc0A&sig=ngZBRFO4YFRhjp6KcexzxuTGXf4&hl=fr&sa=X&ei=17J8VMTaB8jeat2igNAO&ved=0CFkQ6AEwCA#v=onepage&q=Lao%20monarchy%20abolished&f=false
http://www.flickr.com/photos/50543960@N00/2880566689

1985: General Fabian Ver, chief of the Philippines armed forces, and 24  others military are acquitted of charges related to the 1983 shooting death of  opposition leader Benigno S. Aquino
https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1368&dat=19851202&id=DF4bAAAAIBAJ&sjid=6E4EAAAAIBAJ&pg=2168,8810
http://www.fampeople.com/cat-fabian-ver

1989: At the town of Had Yai in Southern Thailand, Chin Peng, communist leader,  signs separate peace agreements between the MCP and both governments. The MCP  laid down its arms

2008: Thailand’s Constitutional Court orders the dissolution of the  ruling People Power party (PPP) for electoral fraud. The court also rules that  Somchai Wongsawat, the prime minister, and 36 other party members be banned from  politics for five years
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2008/12/200812253333787863.html

 

Holidays and observances

Laos National Day