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On 29 March in Southeast Asian history

1973-03 Last US in China freed

ON 29 MARCH IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on March 29, 2019

1521: On Good Friday, a kasikasi (blood compact) between Magellan and Rajah Kolambu, emissary of the King of Limasawa, an island off the coast of southern Leyte, sealed an implicit political pact between Spain and the Philippines
 http://www.pinoystop.org/29-march-1521/

1918: Birth of Lê Văn Thiêm, Vietnamese mathematician, who died on June 3, 1991
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Le_Van_Thiem

1937: Birth of Roberto Chabet, Filipino painter and sculptor who died on April 30, 2013
https://pelhamcommunications.com/art-pr-agency/blog/art-on-this-day-roberto-bobby-chabet/
http://www.google.fr/search?q=roberto+chabet&nord=1&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=yLU1U_ffJ6jX0QXTmoHYCA&sqi=2&ved=0CC0QsAQ&biw=1366&bih=628

Roberto Chabet

1942: The Communist Party of the Philippines, founds the People’s Anti-Japanese Army (Huk) under the command of Luis Taruc
http://everything2.com/index.pl?node_id=1282039

1945 : The Japanese called off the attempt to recapture Meiktila, Burma
http://warfarehistorynetwork.com/daily/wwii/a-burmese-jungle-masterstroke-commonwealth-troops-in-meiktila/
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=192

1946: Dr. Phat, member of the Cochin-China Consultative Council, is assassinated by members of the Viet Minh

1955: In Saigon (South Vietnam), Violent fighting during two days between the Buddhist Binh-Xuyen sect and the National army  loyal to President Ngo Dinh Diem

1961 End of the meeting of SEATO which excludes any immediate military action in Laos

1969: In the Philippines, foundation of the New People’s Army, by the Communist Party (maoist) led by Bernabe Buscayno (Kumander Dante)
http://www.fas.org/irp/world/para/npa.htm
http://www.pcij.org/edsa20/dante-buscayno.html

1971: Lt William Calley is convinced of premeditated murder for the My Lay massacre (Vietnam) and sentenced to life in prison
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/march/29/newsid_2530000/2530975.stm

1973: The last United State soldiers leave South Vietnam and Hanoi frees the remaining American prisoners of war held in North Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-withdraws-from-vietnam
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/0329.html#article

 

1973-03 Last US in China freed

1973: Operation Barrel Roll, a covert US bombing campaign in Laos to stop communist infiltration of South Vietnam, ends
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Barrel_Roll

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VTdwwhfP7jo

1977: Death of General Sein Win, born on March 19, 1919, seventh Burma’s prime minister, succeeded by General Maung Maung Kha till July 1988
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sein_Win_(Brigadier_General)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maung_Maung_Kha

1979: Death of Sultan Yahya Petra, Sultan of Kelantan (1960-1979) and king of Malaysia (1975-1979), born on December 10, 1017
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yahya_Petra_of_Kelantan

Sultan Yahya Petra

2002: Death of Rico Yan, Philippine young movie and TV actor, born in March 1975
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rico_Yan

2006: Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen declares the representative of United Nations persona non grata because he criticized the situation on human rights in Cambodia

2007: In Thailand, beginning of demonstrations for the end of the military rule and the return of democracy

2010: The party of detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi decides not to contest the first election in military-ruled Myanmar in two decades. The National League for Democracy (NLD) said it could not participate in a process criticised by Suu Kyi as “unjust”
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2010/03/2010329104833779251.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8592365.stm