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On 21 September in Southeast Asian history

ON 21 SEPTEMBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 21, 2019

1629: Jan Pierterzoon Coen, head of the Dutch East India Company, passes away
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jan_Pieterszoon_Coen

1957: Pote Sarasin general secretary of South-East Association Treaty Organization (SEATO) becomes Thailand premier
http://broom02.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=Pote%20Sarasin

1965: Singapore is admitted as part of the United Nations

1967: Thai troops arrive in Saigon

1972: Ferdinand Marcos of the Philippines signs Proclamation N° 1081 placing the entire country under the martial law
http://countrystudies.us/philippines/28.htm
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/627/today-in-philippine-history-on-september-21-1972-president-ferdinand-e-marcos-placed-the-philippines-under-martial-law
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Proclamation_No._1081
http://fr.slideshare.net/officialcmbauso/proclamation-no-1081-s-1972

1972-09-21 Martial Law

1981: Birth of Meilinda Soerjoko, Indonesian-Australian actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1736357/
http://lost.wikia.com/wiki/Meilinda_Soerjoko

1984: Brunei joins the United Nations

2001: In East Timor, the first government, led by Mari Alkatiri, leader of Fretilin, is sworn in
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mari_Alkatiri

2009: More than a dozen Abu Sayyaf fighters have been killed after government forces attempted to arrest rebel leaders in the southern Philippines
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2009/09/20099215128684578.html

2013: Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak faced down a threat to his leadership after nominations closed without anybody contesting his presidency of the ruling party

2018: Death of Vietnam President Tran Dai Quang
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/09/vietnam-president-tran-dai-quang-dies-illness-180921051238229.html