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On 30 September in Southeast Asian history

ON 30 SEPTEMBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 30, 2019

1874: Birth of Vyner Brooke, third and final White Rajah of Sarawak (Borneo) (1917-1946) who died on 9 May 1963
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Vyner_Brooke

1945: In the Philippines, under popular pressure, MacArthur is obliged to free Luis Taruc, leader of the Huk (People’s Anti-Japanese Army)
http://cityofsanfernando.blogspot.com/2005/05/ka-luis-m-taruc-june-21-1913-may-4.html

1948: Siliwangi division recaptures Madiun. The Communist Party of Indonesia (PKI) abandons Madiun, pursued by army. Aidit and Lukman leave for China

1953: Joint Americano-French communiqué announcing a bigger aid to France in Indochina

1965: Procommunist military officers, calling themselves the September 30 Movement (Gestapu), attempt to seize power, killing five generals. Their failure led to Sukarno’s displacement from power; a bloody purge of PKI members and the rise of Suharto who retake control on October 1

1965-09-30-gestapu

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/30_September_Movement
http://www.globalresearch.ca/still-uninvestigated-after-50-years-did-the-u-s-help-incite-the-1965-indonesia-massacre/5467309
http://www.hartford-hwp.com/archives/54b/033.html
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/41017138_The_’Gestapu’_events_of_1965_in_Indonesia_New_evidence_from_Russian_and_German_archives

https://youtu.be/N-07wttSEx4

1969: Thailand announces the gradual withdrawal of the US forces from its territory

1975: The General Assembly of the United Nations postpones the question of the admission of the two Vietnam

1977: Philippine political prisoners, Eugenio Lopez, Jr. and Sergio Osmena III successfully escaped from Fort Bonifacio Maximum Security Prison in the Philippines
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eugenio_Lopez,_Jr.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sergio_Osme%C3%B1a_III

1979: Birth of Vince Chong, Malaysian singer-songwriter
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vince_Chong
https://www.allmusic.com/artist/vince-mn0001458791

1987: Birth of Denise Laurel, Filipino actress and singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Denise_Laurel

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

 2008: Veteran Singapore opposition leader and human rights fighter Josue B. Jeyaretnam dies He was the first to break a government monopoly on power in Singapore when he won a seat in parliament in 1981
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7643379.stm
http://www.economist.com/obituary/displaystory.cfm?story_id=12376738
http://remembersingapore.wordpress.com/2012/02/25/persistent-opposition-j-b-jeyaretnam/

jb-jeyaretnam-june-2008

2009: At least 475 people are dead and thousands are trapped under rubble after a strong earthquake shook western Indonesia
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8284208.stm