14 October (1988), Founding Day of Democratic Party for New Society (DPNS)-14 October (1991), Norwegian Nobel Committee announced Aung San Suu Kyi as 1991 Nobel Peace Prize winner.

10 October (2003), death in custody at Insein prison, Saw Do Saw (a) Saw Than, Karen National Union,
Karen
11 October (1999), death of U Ye Kyaw Thu, co-founder of Committee for the Restoration of Democracy in
Burma (CRDB)
11 October (2002), death in custody at Kengtung prison, Sai Pha Than, NLD Kengtung, Shan
12 October (1988), Founding Day of Arakan League for Democracy (ALD)
13 October (1993), death in custody at Thayet Prison, Ko Ai Ko (a) Aik Ko, student at Workers’ College
during 8-8-88 uprising, Hlaing, Rangoon
14 October (1988), Founding Day of Democratic Party for New Society (DPNS)
14 October (1991), Norwegian Nobel Committee announced Aung San Suu Kyi as 1991 Nobel Peace Prize
winner.
16 October (2006), death in custody at Mandalay prison, Ko Thet Win Aung, US State Department
statement: This death demonstrates the tragic price the people of Burma are forced to pay for
opposing the repressive policies of the regime and standing up for their human and democratic rights
18 October (1936), DOB, Dr. Than Nyein, MP, NLD Kyauktan (1), Rangoon, political prisoner 7-year
imprisonment (1997) and extended yearly in January at Insein / Tharawaddy / Paungde / Prome
prisons
18 October (1962), DOB, Ko Min Ko Naing, 88 Generation Students Group, 65-year imprisonment (2008)
Insein / Maubin / Kengtung prisons

18 October (1990), death in custody at Insein prison, Hse Shi (a) Hsi Shi (a) Se Shi, Kachin Independence
Army, Kachin
19 October (2004), death in custody at Insein prison, Rangoon General Hospital, Ko Zaw Myo Htet (a) Zaw
Zaw, university student, Min Hla, Mandalay.
20 October (1998), death in custody at Wakema prison, U Kyaw Din, NLD Wakema, Irrawaddy
20 October (2007), World Malaria Day. It is hoped that the establishment of World Malaria Day will
mobilize communities across the world to get involved in the fight. It is in recognition of the fact
that the world health community recognizes malaria as a global emergency that knows no borders.
21 October (1998), death in custody at Military Camp Mandalay, U Aung Min, NLD, Mandalay
24 October (1876), DOB, Sayar San (a) Ya Gyaw (1876-1931), native of Shwebo, leader of the anti-British
rebellion of 1930-32
26 October (2006), death in custody at Moulmein prison, Maung San
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