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On 21 October in Southeast Asian history

ON 21 OCTOBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on October 21, 2019

1627: Death of Frederick de Houman, Dutch explorer who reached Aceh
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederick_de_Houtman

1816: The Penang Free School is founded in George Town, Penang, Malaysia, by the Rev Hutchings. It is the oldest English-language school in Southeast Asia
http://wikimapia.org/103434/Penang-Free-School

1967: Tens of thousands demonstrators marched in Washington, DC, in opposition to the Vietnam War

1972: North Vietnam president Phan Van Dong says he is ready to accept a cease-fire as a first step towards a settlement to the Vietnam war

1988: Former Philippine President Ferdinand E. Marcos and his wife, Imelda, are indicted in New York on fraud and racketeering charges. Marcos died before his trial and Imelda was acquitted in 1990

2008: Thailand’s former prime minister, Thaksin Shinawatra, is been found guilty of corruption after helping his wife buy a plot of government land in Bangkok at a reduced price
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2008/10/2008102172221137838.html

2010: In Manmar, the new national flag has been flying at government buildings and NGO offices across the country from 3 p.m
http://www.myanmars.net/myanmar/myanmar-flag-emblem.htm