5 Sep 1945

Dutch East Indies
  • Sultan Hamengkubuwono IX of Yogyakarta in central Java declared support for the newly declared Republic of Indonesia. ww2dbase [Yogyakarta, Java | CPC]
7 Oct 1945

Dutch East Indies
  • Japanese forces in Yogyakarta, Indonesia surrendered their weapons to local Indonesian authorities. ww2dbase [Yogyakarta, Java | CPC]
1 Nov 1945

Dutch East Indies
  • President Sukarno of Indonesia arrived at Semarang, Java, Indonesia and traveled through Magelang and Yogyakarta, successful in brokering a temporary ceasefire between Communist fighters and European forces. ww2dbase [Yogyakarta, Java | CPC]
7 Nov 1945

Dutch East Indies
  • The Islamic Masjumi political party was found in Yogyakarta, Indonesia four days after Vice President Mohammad Hatta allowed the formation of opposition parties. ww2dbase [Yogyakarta, Java | CPC]

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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