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Cambodia - Notable Historical Events

Norodom SihanoukSep 24, 1993

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Cambodia - Historical Events
Date Event
1863-08-11

Cambodia becomes French protectorate

1946-01-07

Cambodia becomes autonomous state inside French Union

1950-05-21

Vietnamese troops of Ho Chi-Minh attack Cambodia

1950-12-30

Vietnam, Laos & Cambodia become Independent states in France Union

1953-11-09

Cambodia (aka Kampuchea) gains independence from Fance, within the French Union

1955-03-02

King Norodom Sihanukh of Cambodia succeeded by his father

1958-07-10

Ex-king Norodom Sihanoek appointed premier of Cambodia

1960-06-13

Prince Norodom Sihanoek becomes head of Cambodia

1965-05-03

Cambodia drops diplomatic relations with the US

1966-05-01

US troops shooting targets in Cambodia

1967-05-10

Stockholm Vietnam Tribunal declares US aggression in Vietnam/Cambodia

1969-05-08

Cambodia recognizes German DR

1970-03-18

Cambodia military coup under Gen Lon Nol, prince Sihanuk flees

1970-04-29

50,000 US & South Vietnamese troops invade Cambodia

1970-04-30

US troops invade Cambodia

1970-06-29

US ends 2 month military offensive into Cambodia

1970-10-09

Khmer Republic (Cambodia) declares independence

1970-11-16

South Vietnamese Vice President Nguyen Cao Ky defends operations in Cambodia because communist forces could overrun South Vietnam "within 24 hours" if troops operating there were withdrawn

1972-03-10

Gen Lon Nol becomes pres & prince Sirik Matak premier of Cambodia

1973-08-14

US ends secret bombing of Cambodia

1975-04-01

Cambodia President Lon Nol flees for Red Khmer

1975-04-17

Khmer Rouge captures Phnom Penh, Cambodia (Kampuchea Natl Day)

1975-05-14

French press reports massive deportation from Cambodia

1976-01-05

Cambodia is renamed "Democratic Kampuchea"

1976-04-02

Cambodia Khieu Sampan succeeds Prince Sihanouk as Premier

1977-03-18

US restricts citizens from visiting Cuba, Vietnam, North Korea & Cambodia

1977-12-31

Cambodia drops diplomatic relations with Vietnam

1979-04-05

Ex-premier Pol Jar flees out of Cambodia

1981-06-27

Cambodia adopts its constitution

1989-09-26

Last Vietnamese soldiers leave Cambodia

1989-10-22

Red Khmer occupies Pailin in Cambodia

1993-09-24

Norodom Sihanouk again installed as King of Cambodia

1994-07-26

Cambodia's Red Khmer surprise attack on train, kills 13

1997-08-07

Ung Huot appointed Cambodia's 1st premier

1998-12-29

Leaders of the Khmer Rouge apologize for the 1970s genocide in Cambodia that claimed over 1 million.

1999-04-30

Cambodia joins the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) bringing the total members to 10.

2004-10-07

King Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia abdicates.

2009-09-26

Typhoon Ketsana (2009) hit the Philippines, China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Thailand, causing 700 fatalities.

2012-09-10

A left over bazooka grenade in Cambodia explodes and kills three children

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Cambodia - Notable Birthdays

Norodom SihanoukOct 31, 1922

Cambodia - Birthdays
Date Event
1921-9-13

Douglas Kinnard, Cambodia and Laos

1922-10-31

Norodom Sihanouk, King/President/Premier of Cambodia (My War with the CIA), (d. 2012)

1940-9-12

Stephen Solarz, Waiting for Cambodia

1951-04-04

Hun Sen, Prime Minister of Cambodia

1953-05-14

Norodom Sihamoni, King of Cambodia

1965-08-22

Patricia Hy-Boulais, Cambodia, tennis star (1994 Auckland doubles)

1975-03-02

Matthew Watson, Cambodia: The Virginity Trade

1982-02-07

Osamu Mukai, We Can't Change the World. But, We Wanna Build a School in Cambodia.

1982-03-10

Amir Azimi, Cambodia: Peace by Piece

1989-9-30

Michael Mutz, Destination: Cambodia

Cambodia - Notable Weddings

Norodom SihanoukApr 12, 1952

Cambodia - Weddings
Date Event
1952-04-12

Cambodia king Norodom Sihanouk (29) weds Paule Monique Izzi

Cambodia - Notable Deaths

Norodom SihanoukOct 15, 2012

Cambodia - Deaths
Date Event
1951-10-29

De Raymond, French High Director of Cambodia, murdered

2010-11-29

Stephen Solarz, Waiting for Cambodia

2012-10-15

Norodom Sihanouk, King of Cambodia, dies from a heart attack at 89

2013-07-29

Douglas Kinnard, Cambodia and Laos

2017-03-16

Cambodia PM's Ally Sok an Dies Aged 66


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