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Nikita KhrushchevFeb 26, 1960

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Indonesia - Historical Events
Date Event
1598-11-25

Jacob Cornelius van Neck's merchant fleet reaches Bantam West-Java on second Dutch expedition to Indonesia

1817-05-15

Ambonese uprising against Dutch authority (modern Indonesia), under Thomas Matulesia (aka Kapitan Pattimura)

1919-05-01

Mount Kelud (Indonesia) erupts, boiling crater lake which broke through crater wall killing 5,000 people in 104 small villages

1927-07-04

Ir Sukarno forms PNI (Perserikatan Nasional Indonesia) in Batavia

1928-10-28

Indonesian child laws enforced in Bahasa Indonesia

1934-03-31

Netherlands Indies BC Ltd begins radio transmission (Indonesia)

1944-02-29

5 leaders of Indonesia Communist Party sentenced to death

1944-05-27

Allies land on Biak, Indonesia (operation Horlicks)

1945-04-01

1st edition of Indonesia Merdeka publishes

1945-08-17

Indonesia (Dutch East Indies) declares independence from The Netherlands

1946-06-08

Sukarno calls for anti colonial defiance in Indonesia

1946-10-14

Netherland & Indonesia sign cease fire

1946-10-24

Netherlands & Indonesia sign cease fire

1947-07-21

Indonesia begins 1st political election

1947-08-05

Netherlands ceases political action in Indonesia, due to UN pressure

1948-01-17

Netherlands & Indonesia agree to a cease fire

1948-12-18

Indonesia begins its 2nd political election

1948-12-20

Second Chamber accept 2nd Police Action in Indonesia

1949-01-28

UN Security council convicts Dutch aggression in Indonesia

1949-03-01

Indonesia seizes Yogyakarta from the Dutch.

1949-08-03

Republic Indonesia proclaims cease fire

1949-11-02

Netherland recognizes Indonesia as a sovereign state

1949-12-16

Sukarno becomes President of Indonesia, Mohammed Hatta Premier

1949-12-21

Dutch 1st Chamber accept soeveregnty of Indonesia

1949-12-27

Queen Juliana of the Netherlands grants independence to Indonesia

1949-12-31

18 countries recognize Republic Indonesia

1950-06-20

Dutch Air Force base Tjililitan given to Indonesia

1950-08-15

Pres Sukarno proclaims unity of Indonesia

1950-08-17

Indonesia gains independence from Netherlands

1950-09-28

Indonesia becomes 60th member of UN

1950-10-25

Sukarno appointed president of Republic Indonesia

1953-09-22

Islamic uprising in Atjeh at Indonesia

1955-07-24

Ali Sastroamidjojo of government resigns in Indonesia

1955-08-11

Indonesia government of Harahap forms

1955-09-29

Ali Sastroamidjojo's PNI wins elections in Indonesia

1956-02-14

Indonesia withdraws from Neth Indonesian Union

1956-08-04

Indonesia says it will not pay debts to the Netherlands

1957-12-05

Sukarno expels all Dutch people from Indonesia.

1957-12-06

Indonesia begins nationalizing Dutch possessions

1957-12-21

Indonesia proclaims end to state of war

1958-03-13

Government troops land in Sumatra Indonesia

1958-04-18

Government troops reconquer Padang, Middle-Sumatra Indonesia

1958-06-16

Government troops land on North-Celebes Indonesia

1959-07-05

Indonesia restores constitution

1960-02-26

Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev voices support for Indonesia

1960-03-06

President Sukarno disbands Indonesia's parliament

1960-08-17

Indonesia drops diplomatic relations with Netherlands

1962-02-24

General mobilization in Indonesia over New-Guinea

1962-03-12

Dutch Premier De Quay announces secret talks with Indonesia

1962-07-15

Netherlands & Indonesia reach agreement over New Guinea

1962-08-15

Netherlands & Indonesia signs accord about New Guinea

1962-11-28

Telegraph between Netherlands & Indonesia restored

1963-03-13

Indonesia & Netherlands recover diplomatic relations

1963-05-01

Indonesia takes control of Irian Jaya (west New Guinea) from Neth

1963-05-20

Sukarno appointed president of Indonesia

1964-08-02

Dutch government gives Indonesia export guarantees

1964-12-31

Indonesia proclaims expelled from the UN

1965-03-11

Indonesia President Sukarno accepts qualifications of Suharto

1965-03-19

Indonesia nationalizes all foreign oil companies

1965-10-01

Failed coup under lt col Untung in Indonesia

1965-10-20

Mass arrests of communists in Indonesia

1966-03-18

General Suharto forms government in Indonesia

1967-08-08

Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore & Thailand meet to form Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN)

1967-12-03

Ex-president Sukarno under house arrest in Indonesia

1968-03-27

Suharto succeeds Sukarno as president of Indonesia

1971-08-26

Dutch Queen Juliana & Prince Bernhard visit Indonesia

1975-09-19

Indonesia sends troops to Portuguese East Timor

1976-06-02

East Timor People's Assembly accepts annexation by Indonesia

1976-06-17

Indonesia annexes Portuguese East-Timor

1979-09-12

Indonesia is hit with an earthquake that measures 8.1 on the Richter scale.

1988-04-15

Meteorite explode above Indonesia

1998-05-13

Race riots break out in Jakarta, Indonesia, where shops owned by Indonesian of Chinese descendants are looted and women raped.

1999-09-12

Indonesia announces it will allow international peace-keepers into East Timor.

2001-01-29

Thousands of student protesters in Indonesia storm parliament and demand that President Abdurrahman Wahid resign due to alleged involvement in corruption scandals.

2004-11-30

Lion Air Flight 538 crash lands in Surakarta, Central Java, Indonesia, killing 26.

2004-12-26

A 9.3 magnitude earthquake creates a tsunami causing devastation in Sri Lanka, India, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, the Maldives and many other areas around the rim of the Indian Ocean, killing 230,000 people.

2005-03-28

The 2005 Sumatran earthquake rocks Indonesia, and at magnitude 8.7 is the second strongest earthquake since 1960.

2005-09-05

Mandala Airlines Flight 091 crashes into a heavily-populated residential of Sumatra, Indonesia, killing 104 people on board and at least 39 persons on ground.

2007-01-01

Adam Air Flight 574 disappears over Indonesia with 102 people on board.

2008-11-13

Equity research by Deutsche Bank states that Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines should not experience a recession, despite potential harm to economic growth from falling commodity prices and possible weaker exports

2009-03-27

Situ Gintung, an artificial lake in Indonesia, fails killing at least 99 people.

2012-04-11

8.6 magnitude earth quack and 8.2 aftershock occurs off the coast of Indonesia

2012-04-26

Indonesia suspends imports of American beef after a confirmed case of mad cow disease in California

2012-09-14

21 people are killed after a ferry sank in Indonesia

2013-01-17

4 people are killed and over 2,000 are evacuated after a massive flood hits Jakarta, Indonesia

2013-01-21

1 person is killed and 15 are injured by a magnitude 5.9 earthquake in Indonesia

2013-02-18

15 people are killed by flooding and landslides in Indonesia

2013-07-15

18 people are killed and 47 are injured in a riot following a boxing match in Indonesia

2013-08-10

6 people are killed after Paluweh volcano erupts in Indonesia

2013-09-08

6 people are killed and 9 are injured after a minibus collides with a car in Jakarta, Indonesia

2014-02-01

14 people are killed after Mount Sinabung erupts in Indonesia

2014-07-09

Joko Widodo is elected president of Indonesia

2014-10-20

Joko Widodo becomes President of Indonesia

2014-11-15

A 7.3 magnitude earthquake strikes under the Molucca Sea in eastern Indonesia, triggering a tsunami warning

2017-01-01

23 Dead After Ferry Catches Fire Near Indonesia's Capital

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Indonesia - Birthdays
Date Event
1886-07-05

Willem Drees, PM of Netherland (PvdA, 1948-58)/Indonesia (AOW)

1888-06-05

Raden Mas Nato Suroto, Indonesia, poet (Melatiknoppen)

1901-06-06

Achmed Sukarno, Java, PM of Indonesia (1945-67)

1907-01-17

Henk H Badings, Bandung Indonesia, Dutch opera composer (Orestes)

1909-03-05

Sutan Sjahrir, premier of Indonesia (1945-47)

1911-07-10

Djuanda Kartawidjaja, premier of Indonesia

1912-04-20

Soewarsil Djojopoespito, Indonesia, writer (Toe the Line)

1921-06-08

Suharto, general/president Indonesia (1967- )

1924-08-23

Siti Hartinah Suharto, wife of President Suharto of Indonesia

1935-11-07

Willibrordus S Rendra, Indonesia, poet (Ballad orang-orang tertjina)

1936-06-25

Jusuf Habibie, President of Indonesia

1940-08-04

Abdurrahman Wahid, 4th President of Indonesia

1942-06-15

Xaveria Hollander, [DeVries], Surabaya Indonesia, auth (Happy Hooker)

1947-01-23

Megawati Sukarnoputri, 5th President of Indonesia

1948-08-18

Rudy Hartono Kurniawan, Indonesia, All-England tennis champ

1952-07-31

Pritawi Sudarmo, Indonesia, astronaut

1957-08-19

Li-Young Lee, Indonesia-born American poet

1970-11-30

Yayuk Basuki, Yogyakarta Indonesia, tennis star (1996 Hobart doubles)

1972-05-26

Ahmad Dhani, X Factor Indonesia

1975-12-01

Alya Rohali, Miss Universe-Indonesia (1996)

1982-08-01

Paul Zubrinich, Death Sentence in Indonesia

1984-05-08

Nadine Chandrawinata, 2006 Miss Universe Pageant (Indonesia)

1985-03-05

Jeb Banegas, The Post-Antibiotic World & Indonesia's Palm Bomb

Indonesia - Weddings
Date Event
2009-05-01

Olympic swimmer gold medalist Amanda Beard (27) weds photographer Sacha Brown (34) in Wakatobia, Indonesia

2009-07-09

"The Hot Chick" actress Anna Faris (32) weds actor Chris Pratt (30) in a small ceremony in Bali, Indonesia

2010-12-28

"Thor" actor Chris Hemsworth (27) weds spanish actress Elsa Pataky (34) in Indonesia

Indonesia - Deaths
Date Event
1963-11-06

Djuanda Kartawidjaja, premier (Indonesia), dies at 52

1966-04-09

Sutan Sjahrir, premier of Indonesia (1945-47), dies at 57

1970-06-21

Achmed Sukarno, 1st president of Indonesia (1945-67), dies at 68

1984-12-05

Adam Malik, Third Vice President of Indonesia (b. 1917)

1989-06-28

Joris Ivens, director (Indonesia), dies at 90

1993-06-17

French of Nouhuys, civil servant in Indonesia, dies at 88

1996-04-29

Siti Hartinah Suharto, wife of Pres Suharto of Indonesia, dies at 72

2003-03-21

Umar Wirahadikusumah, Fourth Vice President of Indonesia (b. 1924)

2008-01-27

Suharto, President of Indonesia (b. 1921)

2009-12-30

Abdurrahman Wahid, 4th President of Indonesia (b.1940)


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