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On 24 August in Southeast Asian history

ON 24 AUGUST IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 24, 2019

1708: Amangkurat III, his family and attendants are sent by ship from Surabaya to Batavia. At Batavia, he is told that the VOC representative at Surabaya had no authority to offer him terms of surrender. He is taken as a prisoner of war and sent to exile in Ceylon

1714: Birth of Alaungpaya, Burmese king who died on May 11, 1760
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaungpaya
http://biography.yourdictionary.com/alaungpaya

1956: Birth of Dick Lee, Singaporean singer-songwriter
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dick_Lee

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5wk51lfLfIQ

1963: As a result of the Xá Lợi Pagoda raids, the US State Department cables the United States Embassy, Saigon to encourage Army of the Republic of Vietnam generals to launch a coup against President Ngo Dinh Diem if he did not remove his brother Ngo Dinh Nhu

1988: Birth of Helga Krapf, Filipino actress
http://www.mademan.com/chickipedia/helga-krapf/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ppYZQ-KR2Fs

2012 : President Benigno Aquino names a veteran judge as the first female chief justice of the Philippine Supreme Court, following his controversial ousting of her predecessor.

http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/story/271066/news/nation/pnoy-names-sereno-new-chief-justice?ref=bannerh1