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On 24 May in Southeast Asian history

ON 24 MAY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on May 24, 2019

1899: During the war against Americans, Filipinos attack San Fernando
http://philippineamericanwar.webs.com/battlesatsanfernando.htm

1911: Birth of Ne Win, Burmese dictator (1962-1988) who died in on December 5, 2002
https://www.historyanswers.co.uk/people-politics/ne-win-the-burmese-dictator-who-bathed-in-blood/

 1917: Vyner Brooke, becomes the third and last White Rajah of Sarawak (Borneo) till 15 April 1946, and died on 9 May 1963
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Vyner_Brooke

1947: Birth of Mike De Leon, Filipino film director, cinematographer, scriptwriter and film Producer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mike_De_Leon
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0209672/

1956: Conclusion of the Sixth Buddhist Council on Vesak Day, marking the 2,500 year anniversary after the Lord Buddha’s Parinibbana
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sixth_Buddhist_Council
https://vipassanamongolia.wordpress.com/2011/07/31/the-sixth-buddhist-council-1954-1956/

1964: Senator Godwater, running Republican Party candidate to presidency, suggests using atomic weapons in North Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/goldwater-suggests-using-atomic-weapons

1974: Ban on political parties is lifted in Portuguese Timor. Five political parties emerge

1975: A group of 80 reporters and cameramen are allowed to fly out of Saigon
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/may/24/newsid_2503000/2503771.stm

1988: Thai Porntip Nakhirunkanok, 19, is crowned 37th Miss Universe
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Porntip_Nakhirunkanok

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aoM4_6tlaXk

1992: The Thai dictator General Suchinda Kraprayoon, resigns following pro-democracy protest
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suchinda_Kraprayoon

2013: Abe start the 1st trip to Burma by Japan PM in 36 years, aiming to show Japanese support for reforms in Burma after decades of military rule and to boost economic ties
http://asiancorrespondent.com/108113/abe-on-1st-trip-to-burma-by-japan-pm-in-36-years/
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2013/05/2013524105025965644.html