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On 3 January in Southeast Asian history

ON 3 JANUARY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 3, 2019

1885: During the Sino-French War for the control of Tonkin (1884-1885), beginning of the two days Battle of Núi Bop
http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bataille_de_Nui_Bop

1885-01-03 Battle of Nui Bop

1901: Birth of Ngo Dinh Diem, first president of South Vietnam (1955-1963) who died in November 1963
https://alphahistory.com/vietnamwar/ngo-dinh-diem/
https://www.britannica.com/biography/Ngo-Dinh-Diem

Ngo Dinh Diem

1937: Birth of Seri Wangnaitham, Thai choreographer, a National artist who died on February 1, 2007

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seri_Wangnaitham

1942: Japanese take Sabah, in Borneo island (now in Indonesia)

1945: Allies land on west coast of Burma and conquer Akyab
http://www.britain-at-war.org.uk/ww2/London_Gazette/Burma_January_to_June_1943/html/part_ii.htm

1945-01-03 Akyab

1949: The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, the central bank of the Philippines, is established.

1966: USA proposes a conference on South-East Asia aiming to solve Vietnamese problem

1974: Burma adopts its constitution of the Socialist Republic of the Union of Burma lead by dictator Ne Win
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&ved=0ahUKEwie2Nb71IvKAhUOhhoKHV0oApcQFggiMAA&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.burmalibrary.org%2Fdocs07%2F1974Constitution.pdf&usg=AFQjCNHGaeTSoGbiJNPrfBD5seG17A7TVQ&sig2=UTNxiwpKN7U7unQlRXCCMg