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On 4 April in Southeast Asian history

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Updated on April 4, 2019

1287: King Wareru founds the Kingdom of Ramannadesa, and proclaims independence from Pagan Empire
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wareru

1885: Signature, in Paris, of a Protocol for the suspension of hostilities between France and China in Tonkin
http://www.taiwandocuments.org/cts166-76.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/2976.html

1910: Birth of Đặng Văn Ngữ, Vietnamese physician and intellectual, born on April 1, 1967
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C4%90%E1%BA%B7ng_V%C4%83n_Ng%E1%BB%AF

1947: Birth of Wiranto, former Commander of the Indonesian Armed Forces
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wiranto

1947: Birth of Eliseo Soriano, Philippine evangelist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eliseo_Soriano

1954: At the end of French Vietnam war, the French government asks the USA an air and sea operation on Dien-Bien-Phu

1960: In Burma, U Nu is nominated PM for the third time, up to March 1962 when he will be replaced by Ne Win
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/U_Nu

1964: Birth of Riduan Isamuddin, better known by the nom de guerre Hambali, former military leader of the Indonesian terrorist organization Jemaah Islamiyah (JI), arrested in Thailand on August 11, 2003, now in extrajudicial detention in Guantanamo Bay detainment camps
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Riduan_Isamuddin
http://projects.nytimes.com/guantanamo/detainees/10019-hambali-riduan-isamuddin

1964: Birth of Dang Than, Vietnamese poet and writer
http://www.thewriterspost.net/author_dangthan.htm

1967: The U.S. lost its 500th plane over Vietnam

1975: In Laos, the king gives his agreement for a government of twelve members, five of each side, plus two neutral

1975: In Vietnam, the Operation Baby Lift knows a terrific blow when an American plane transporting orphans crashes near Saigon causing 172 dies


http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/operation-baby-lift-aircraft-crashes
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1309115/

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

1976: Seni Pramoj’s Democratic Party wins elections in Thailand
http://biography.yourdictionary.com/momrajawong-m-r-kukrit-pramoj

1976: Prince Norodom Sihanouk resigns as leader of Cambodia and is placed under house arrest by the Khmer Rouge
http://biography.yourdictionary.com/prince-norodom-sihanouk

1999: In Malaysia, Wan Azizah Wan Ismail is elected chairwoman of the People’s Justice Party (Parti Keadilan Rakyat) after her husband Anwar Ibrahim has been jailed
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wan_Azizah_Wan_Ismail
http://articles.latimes.com/2000/jul/09/opinion/op-49822

2006: In spite of his victory in the April 2 legislative elections, but boycotted by opposition, Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra resigns after a meeting with the king
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0604/S00075.htm
http://www.voacambodia.com/a/a-40-2006-04-04-voa1-90152367/1353869.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/3617.html

2011: A prominent Vietnamese legal scholar, Cu Huy Ha Vu, who sued the prime minister and called for multiparty democracy is convicted of propaganda against the state and sentenced to seven years in prison and another three years under house arrest. The case was one of the most highly charged political trials in Vietnam in years
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/05/world/asia/05vietnam.html?_r=1&ref=asia
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Tens-of-thousands-of-Catholics-in-Vietnam-support-sentenced-dissident-21204.html

2012: Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy, or NLD, wins 43 of the 44 seats it contested in the by-élections
http://edition.cnn.com/2012/04/04/world/asia/myanmar-elections/index.html?hpt=ias_c2