From Arun, October 6, 2018
Caption: A black hole of Thai society
On the calendar at top: October
Column from left to right: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
[Refers to the Thammasat University massacre that occurred on October 6, 1976. Thousands protested against the return of former military dictator Thanom Kittikachorn to Thailand.
State forces and far-right paramilitaries attacked and summarily killed protesters on the campus of Thammasat University and at Sanam Luang, accusing them of being communists.
This anniversary is often downplayed in the Thai world in favor of the more palatable events of October 1973 when Thanom’s regime was ousted from power.]