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On 21 November in Southeast Asian history

ON 21 NOVEMBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on November 21, 2018

1009: Lý Công Uẩn is enthroned as emperor of Đại Cồ Việt, founding the Lý dynasty
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L%C3%BD_Th%C3%A1i_T%E1%BB%95

1787: Signature of the Treaty of Versailles, an alliance signed between the French king Louis XVI and the Vietnamese Prince Nguyen Anh, the future Emperor Gia Long
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Versailles_(1787)

1787-11-21Treaty of Versailles

1898: The USA present to Spain an ultimatum for the cession Philippines
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1360/today-in-philippine-history-november-21-1898-the-americans-presented-an-ultimatum-for-the-cession-philippines

1951: Prince Souvanna Phouma, Laos Prime Minister for the first time, up to April 27, 1952 succeeding Phoui Sananicone
http://www.infoplease.com/encyclopedia/people/souvanna-phouma-prince.html

Souvannaphouma 2

1954: The People’s Action Party of Singapore is inaugurated
http://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/history/events/741da0eb-518a-49b9-9902-06fd499bd5ba
http://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/newspapers/Digitised/Article/straitstimes19541122-1.2.4.aspx

1954-11-21 PAP founded

1959: North Vietnam declares that the Japan-South Vietnam compensation accord completely invalid

1967: During the Vietnam War, American General William Westmoreland tells news reporters: “I am absolutely certain that whereas in 1965 the enemy was winning, today he is certainly losing.”

1970: Operation Ivory Coast: A joint Air force and Army team raids the Son Tay prison camp to free US pilots captured by communist Vietnamese, but failed
http://www.psywarrior.com/sontay.html
http://home.earthlink.net/~aircommando1/SONTAYRA1.htm
http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/ops/ivory_coast.htm

1970-11-21 Son Tay

1975: The governments of Hanoi and Saigon agree on the a quick fusion to assure the unification of Vietnam

1992: Death of Kaysone Phomvihane, president of Laos since 1991
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kaysone_Phomvihane

1998: In Bangkok, death of Filipino General Fabian Ver, responsible for the assassination of opposition leader Nino Aquino
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fabian_Ver

2001: Death of the king of Malaysia, sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz shah (75 years old). His successor is the sultan of Terengganu, Mizan Zainal Abidin, 39 years old.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/1667749.stm
http://www.nytimes.com/2001/11/22/world/salahuddin-abdul-aziz-75-malay-king-and-islamic-leader.html

2003: Gaudencio Rosales is enthroned as Cardinal Archibishop of Manila (up to October 13, 2011)
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Card-Gaudencio-B.-Rosales-(Profile)-5464.html

2004: In Singapore, the People Action Party celebrates its 50th anniversary of its creation in the presence of Lee Kuan Yew its founder

2011: Cambodia begins trial of Khmer Rouge leaders
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2011/11/2011112141320240647.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-15814519

2011: Thai Justice minister rules out Thaksin pardon
http://www.nationmultimedia.com/politics/Justice-minister-rules-out-Thaksin-pardon-30170289.html

2013: Death of Tôn Thất Đính, South Vietnamese general, born on November 20, 1926
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/T%C3%B4n_Th%E1%BA%A5t_%C4%90%C3%ADnh