Ngo Dinh Diem

June 16, 1954: Ngo Dinh Diem Appointed Prime Minister Of The State Of Vietnam

June 16, 1954: Ngo Dinh Diem Appointed Prime Minister Of The State Of Vietnam
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The “On This Day” series introduces contemporary Vietnamese history of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries by explaining political events that occurred today in the past. What happened?On this day, 67 years ago, Ngo Dinh Diem was tapped to be the prime minister of the State of Vietnam. His appointer

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Son Nguyen
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June 11, 1963: The Internationally Shocking Self-Immolation Of Buddhist Monk Thich Quang Duc

June 11, 1963: The Internationally Shocking Self-Immolation Of Buddhist Monk Thich Quang Duc
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The “On This Day” series aims to introduce contemporary Vietnamese history of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries by explaining political events that occurred on this day in the past. What happened?On the morning of June 11, 1963, an elder Buddhist monk emerged from more than 300 monks protesting on

Son Nguyen
Son Nguyen
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