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On 28 October in Southeast Asian history

ON 28 OCTOBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on October 28, 2019

1928: In Indonesia, Nationalist Declaration of the Youth Pledge. For the first time Indonesia Raya, now the national anthem, is sung
https://fathir139.wordpress.com/2010/10/28/youth-pledge/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Youth_Pledge
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indonesia_Raya

1928-10-28 Youth Pledge

1945: In Indonesia, after the Japanese defeat, the British who land to  occupy the whole country by force, meet strong Indonesian resistance to their  occupation of Surabaya. The fights will last until November 13

1953: Laos signs a mutual defense treaty with France

1958: In Burma, replacing U Nu, general Ne Win becomes head of the  caretaker government up to 4 April 1960
http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/myanmar/government-1948-62-6.htm

1964: US officials deny any involvement in bombing North Vietnam

 

Holidays and observances

Indonesia: Youth Pledge Day or Hari Sumpah Pemuda