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On 22 October in Southeast Asian history

ON 22 OCTOBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on October 22, 2019

1913: Birth of Bao Dai, king of Annam emperor of Vietnam from 1926 until 1945 and as emperor of Vietnam from 1945 until 1949, who died on July 30, 1997
http://www.vietnamgear.com/bio/8.aspx
http://www.viettouch.com/philately/scst_baodai.html

1945: In Indonesia, Nahdlatul Ulama proclaims that a state of jihad exists against the Dutch, making participation obligatory for Muslims
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nahdlatul_Ulama

1953: Laos gains independence from France, except defense matters, by the Franco-Lao Treaty of Amity and Association

1957: Vietnam war first United States casualties in Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/american-forces-suffer-first-casualties-in-vietnam

1970: Tunku Abdul Rahman resigns from Prime Minister of Malaysia
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/tunku-abdul-rahman-93.php

1972: Henry Kissinger proposes to Nguen Van Thieu a cease-fire, but the Vietnamese president rejects it as a treason
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/president-thieu-turns-down-peace-proposal

1988: Birth of Matt Evans, Filipino actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matt_Evans
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm2381071/

1989: In Cambodia, Khmer Rouge occupy Pailin

2009: Southeast Asian governments raise pressure on military-ruled Myanmar on Thursday to hold “free and fair” elections next year, and urge the junta to free pro-democracy advocate Aung San Suu Kyi

2010: Indonesia admits that its soldiers tortured Papuan detainees and promised a thorough investigation after online footage showed them being beaten and humiliated
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2010/10/20101022112633211536.html

2013: The Sultan of Brunei introduces a new code of sharia law which could see stonings introduced for adultery, amputations for thefts and public flogging for drinking alcohol.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/brunei/10395702/Brunei-introduces-death-by-stoning-under-new-Islamic-laws.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-24624166

2013: Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi finally receives the EU’s Sakharov rights prize she won in 1990 at the height of a brutal military crackdown, but said her work was not yet done
http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/22/world/europe/suu-kyi-prize/
 2013-10-22 Aung-San-Suu-Kyi Sakharov