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On 24 September in Southeast Asian history

ON 24 SEPTEMBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 24, 2019

1669 : Manuel de Leon takes possession of the Philippines as new governor-general
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1277/today-in-philippine-history-september-24-1669-manuel-de-leon-took-possession-of-the-philippines-as-new-governorgeneral

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

alaungpaya

1762: Biginning of the Battle of Manila, during the Seven Years’ War between the Kingdom of Great Britain and the Kingdom of Spain in and around Manila, the capital of the Philippines, a Spanish colony at that time

1841: The sultan of Brunei bestows James Brook the title of Governor of Sarawak
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarawak

1929: Death of Prince Mahidol of the Kingdom of Thailand, born on January 1, 1892
http://w08.psu.ac.th/en/node/292

1955: Chin Peng, leader of the Malaya Communist Party  sends a letter to Tunku Abdul Rahman and other members of the government, saying that the MCP was willing to send an envoy to negotiate peace

1967: In Saigon, Hue, and Da Nang, demonstrations are staged against the recent election of President Nguyen Van Thieu and Vice President Nguyen Cao Ky, led by the militant Buddhist faction

1968: Thakin Than Tun, chairman of the Communist Party of Burma (White Flag) is killed by one on his security officer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thakin_Than_Tun

1969: Ton Duc Thang is elected president of North Vietnam, succeding to Ho Chi-Minh
http://alphahistory.com/vietnamwar/ton-duc-thang/

1975: In New York, last meeting of SEATO and decision to dissolve the organization (effective in 1977)

1993: Promulgation of the new constitution of Cambodia. Norodom Sihanouk, 38 years after he abdicated is again king of Cambodia. Norordom Ranariddh becomes First Premier and Hun Sen Second Premier
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9302.html

https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Constitution_of_the_Kingdom_of_Cambodia
http://biography.yourdictionary.com/prince-norodom-sihanouk

1997: In Vietnam, Tran Duc Luong is elected president of the republic, and Phan Van Khai becomes prime minister
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tr%E1%BA%A7n_%C4%90%E1%BB%A9c_L%C6%B0%C6%A1ng
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phan_V%C4%83n_Kh%E1%BA%A3i

2007: Between 30,000 and 100,000 people take part in anti-government protests in Yangon, Burma, the largest in 20 years.

2012: Myanmar’s President Thein Sein heads to the United States for a landmark visit that coincides with a triumphal American tour by opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi
http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20120924-373491.html

 2013: Cambodia’s parliament approves a new five-year term for Prime Minister Hun Sen following weeks of political turmoil over his disputed election win.
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2013/09/201392422511798873.html

 

Holidays and observances

Constitution Day (Cambodia)

Mahidol Day (Thailand)