Tag Archives: On 20 July in Southeast Asian history

On 20 July in Southeast Asian history

ON 20 JULY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

To see another date, on Internet (Google…) type “On (date + month) in Southeast Asian history”

Updated on July 20, 2019

1947: Police in Burma arrest former Prime Minister U Saw and 19 others on charges of assassinating Prime Minister U Aung San and six members of his cabinet
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/U_Saw

1947: The Duch cancel the Linggadjati agreement signed with the Indonesian on the creation of the United States of Indonesia. Dutch troops occupy West Java, East Java, Madura, Semarang, Medan, Palembang, Padang, bomb many cities

1954: The General Conference on Indochina declares a demilitarized zone at the 17th parallel with the North under communist rule and the South under the leadership of Prime Minister Ngo Dinh Diem. Officially signed on 21

1961: In Singapore, Lee Kuan Yew expels his opponents inside his People’s Action Party

1962: In South Vietnam, the National Liberation Front publishes its manifesto

1964: During the Vietnam War, Viet Cong forces attack the capital of Dinh Tuong Province, Cai Be, killing 11 South Vietnamese military personnel and 40 civilians (30 of which are children)

1966: Birth of Agot Isidro, Filipino actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agot_Isidro

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QD9DN92lRYc

1973: In testimony by Assistant Secretary of Defense Jerry Friedheim to the US Senate Committee on Armed Services, the US Defense Department admits it lied to US Congress about bombing Cambodia

1976: After the Vietnam War, the US military completes its troop withdrawal from Thailand

1979: Birth of Claudine Barretto, Filipino actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Claudine_Barretto

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Ng8fb5MpSM

1989: Burma’s ruling junta puts opposition leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi under house arrest for the first time

1989: Birth of Witwisit Hirunwongkul, Thai actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Witwisit_Hiranyawongkul

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mAgwuqs48ds

2011: South China Sea dispute: Philippine MPs visit Spratlys. The politicians landed on Pagasa island, the only island in the Spratlys chain populated by Filipinos, and sang the national anthem with residents
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-14212130

2014: Death of Panna Rittikrai, Thai actor, director, and stuntman, born on February 17, 1961
http://www.filmbiz.asia/news/panna-rittikrai-1961-2014
http://kungfukingdom.com/farewell-panna-rittikrai/

2018: China lends Cambodia $351 million for road, as leaders mark 60th anniversary of diplomatic ties
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-07-20/china-lends-cambodia-350-million-dollars-for-new-road/10018924?section=world
http://en.freshnewsasia.com/index.php/en/10218-2018-07-20-03-28-48.html