Peoples' Calendar - April 4, 2005
Translated from the "People's Calendar Ratsadorn Damnern"--a Thai-language calendar that lists important human rights events in Thai history.
1 April 2448 or 1 April 1905
Day of abolition of slavery in Thailand in the King Rama
V Era. So today is 100th anniversary of the abolition
of slavery. (Report by Mr. Wichai Narapaiboon, Thai Labour
2 April 2518 or 2 April 1975
Nisit Jirasopon, student of Chaingmai University, the
chief reporter of Athipat Newspaper was murdered by being
thrown off a train at Thambon Donzai Amphur Tubsakae Prajuabkirikhun
province while he was travelling to report the news of
the Nakornsrithammarat Governor being fired.