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On 6 October in Southeast Asian history

1976-10-06

ON 6 OCTOBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on October 6, 2019

1762: End of The Battle of Manila during the Seven Years’ War (known as the French and Indian War in the United States), between the Kingdom of Great Britain and the Kingdom of Spain in and around Manila, the capital of the Philippines, a Spanish colony at that time
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Manila_(1762)

1883: Death of Dục Đức, Vietnamese emperor during 3 days, born in 1852
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/D%E1%BB%A5c_%C4%90%E1%BB%A9c

1896: Filipino nationalist Jose Rizal is arrested en route to Cuba via Spain and imprisoned in Barcelona before to be send to Manila
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1296/today-in-philippine-history-october-6-1896-rizal-was-taken-from-montjuich-castle-to-a-ship-to-sail-back-to-manila

1918: Birth of Goh Keng Swee, the “economic architect” of Singapore who died on May 14, 2010
http://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/infopedia/articles/SIP_662_2005-01-11.html

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1935: Birth of Charito Solis, Filipino actress, who died on January 9, 1998
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charito_Solis

1951: Malayan Races Liberation Army (MRLA) ambushes and kills British High Commissioner Sir Henry Gurney
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Gurney

1970: South Vietnamese forces withdraw from Cambodia after a three-month operation

1976: Massacre of students gathering at Thammasat University in Bangkok, to protest the return of ex-dictator Thanom by a coalition of right-wing paramilitary and government forces, triggering the return of the military to government. The 1974 constitution is abolished
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/6_October_1976_Massacre                                                        http://www.zenjournalist.org/2013/03/11/confidential-british-cable-on-the-october-1976-thammasat-massacre-and-coup/?goback=%2Egde_2343547_member_221516588

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1998 : the Philippine Supreme Court reverses a 1993 lower court decision sentencing former First Lady Imelda Marcos to a maximum 12-year jail term and perpetual disqualification from public office, based on insufficiency of evidence
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1297/today-in-philippine-history-october-6-1998-the-supreme-court-reversed-imelda-marcos-sentence

1999: Former Khmer Rouge leader Ta Mok is arrested. He will die on July 21, 2006
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/5128664.stm

2012: New People’s Army regional chief Benjamin Mendoza and three other suspected insurgents were arrested in the early hours of Saturday outside their hideout in suburban Quezon City
http://asiancorrespondent.com/90420/communist-rebel-leader-captured-in-philippines/