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On 29 September in Southeast Asian history

ON 29 SEPTEMBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 29, 2019

1637: Killing, in Japan, of Lorenzo Ruiz, the first Filipino martyred for the Christian faith and the first Filipino saint
http://www.catholic.org/saints/saint.php?saint_id=231
http://thepinoycatholic.blogspot.fr/2009/06/st-lorenzo-ruiz.html
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/647/today-in-history-philippine-september-29-1637-lorenzo-ruiz-the-first-filipino-saint-was-hung-upside-down-to-death-in-nagasaki-japan

1856: French forces land in Tourane (now Danang) in Annam (now central Vietnam)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Tourane

1858-french-ships-at-danang

1898 : In Philippines, the Malolos Congress ratifies the June 12, 1898 Act of the Declaration of Independence from Spain
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1288/today-in-philippine-history-september-29-1898-the-malolos-congress-ratified-the-declaration-of-independence

1915: Birth of Brenda Marshall, Filipino actress who died on July 30, 1992
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brenda_Marshall

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ktj81S7W2gM

1936: Volksraad (People Council) votes to support petition for autonomy for Indonesia within the constitution of the Netherlands
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volksraad_(Dutch_East_Indies)

1945: British forces land in Indonesia

1954: USA says it will contribute financially to the French forces in Indochina and will give aid to these associated states

 1955: In Indonesia, elections show big gains for NU and PKI, but disappointment for Masyumi; many small parties win seats
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indonesian_legislative_election,_1955

1965: Hanoi announces that downed pilots will be treated as war criminals

1967: US president Johnson proposes to meet Ho Chi Minh and to suspend bombings on North if he accepts negotiations (see previous exchanges of letters)
http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/1967-vietnam-letters1.ht

2001: Death of Nguyen Van Thieu, President of South Vietnam (1967-1975), born on April 5, 1923
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/1358069/Nguyen-Van-Thieu.html
https://www.theguardian.com/news/2001/oct/02/guardianobituaries2

nguyen-van-thieu-3

2017: Cambodia mourns legendary architect Vann Molyvann
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5083941/nation-mourns-legendary-architect-vann-molyvann/
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/visionary-architect-vann-molyvann-dies-90

2017: UN chief urges Burma to end ‘nightmare’ for Rohingyas
http://www.france24.com/en/20170929-united-nations-chief-guterres-urges-burma-myanmar-end-nightmare-rohingyas
http://edition.cnn.com/2017/09/28/asia/myanmar-un-security-council/index.html