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On 5 April in Southeast Asian history

ON 5 APRIL  IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on April 5, 2019

1852: The first substantial blow of the Second Burmese War is struck by the British when the port of Martaban is taken
http://www.gktoday.in/second-anglo-burmese-war/
http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=2635132

1922: Birth of Chatichai Choonhaven, Thai Prime Minister (1988-1991), who died on 6 May 1998
http://biography.yourdictionary.com/general-chatichai-choonhavan

1923: Birth of Nguyen Van Thieu, president of South Vietnam (1967-1975) who died on 29 September 2001
http://www.biography.com/people/nguyen-van-thieu-9542460
http://ngothelinh.tripod.com/NguyenVanThieu.html

1927: Birth of Tanin Kraivixien, Thai Prime Minister (October 1976-October 1977)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tanin_Kraivixien

1947: Birth of Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, 14th president of the Philippines (2001-2010)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gloria_Macapagal-Arroyo
http://www.biography.com/people/gloria-macapagal-arroyo-40469

1969: Massive anti-Vietnam war demonstrations occur in many United States cities
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/antiwar-demonstrations-held-across-united-states

1971: Birth of Dong Abay, Filipino musician, singer and songwriter
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dong_Abay

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N5Qx-6xOC5c

1972: North Vietnamese troops invade Binh Long province, launching a second front in the Nguyen Hue Offensive
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/north-vietnamese-launch-second-front-of-nguyen-hue-offensive

2004: General elections in Indonesia. Golkar (party of former president Suharto) comes first, beating the PDI-P of President Megawati who was first in 1999
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indonesian_legislative_election,_2004

2012: Hillary Clinton, the US secretary of state, says that Washington will ease restrictions on investment to Myanmar and move quickly to name an ambassador in a further sign of thawing relations between the long-isolated state and Western powers
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/04/20124419585627384.html

2018: Vietnam ‘jails prominent human rights lawyer’ Nguyen Van Dai
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/04/vietnam-jails-prominent-human-rights-lawyer-nguyen-van-dai-180405160020661.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-43659830
https://en.vietnamplus.vn/six-jailed-for-trying-to-overthrow-peoples-administration/129123.vnp