RU

Rangoon University (105)

Some of Hla Min’s posts starting with Numbers

  • 1920 – 1929
    Three Events in December 1920
    Rangoon University Act of 1920
    First RU Students’ Strike (1920)
    Birth of Saya U Ba Toke (1920)
    First Engineering Classes (1923)
    Rangoon University Boat Club (1923)

  • 1930 – 1939
    Second RU Students’ Strike (1936)
    Third RU Students’ Strike (1938)

  • 1940 – 1949
    RU closed from 1942 – 1945
    RU reopened in 1946
    Pinlon Agreement in February 1947
    Bogyoke Aung San assassinated in July 1947
    Burma gained Independence in 1948

  • 1950 – 1959
    Top Matriculates (1952 -1959
    Sixth Buddhist Council (1954 – 1956)
    AFPFL split resulting in Caretaker Government (1959)

  • 1960 – 1969
    Top Matriculates (1960 – 1966)
    Second SEAP Games (1961)
    First HSF Only examination (1962)
    Dark days
    Coup d’etat (Mach 2, 1962)
    Violent crushing of Student Protesters (July 7, 1962)
    Demolition of revered RU Students’ Union Building (July 8, 1962)
    First Matriculation Only examination (1963)
    Last I.Sc. classes (1964)
    New Education System (November 1964)
    First Luyechun Camp (Summer of 1964)
    Apollo 11’s landing on the Moon (July 1969)
    Men on the Moon (Poem, Guardian, July 1969)
    Fifth SEAP Games (1969)
  • 1970 – 1979
    UCC Project and Implementation
    U Thant Ah Yay Ah Khin

  • 1980 – 1988
    DCS and ICST
    8-8-88 Ah Yay Ah Khin

  • 1990 – 1999
    30th Anniversary of the Class of RIT 1969 (Yangon, 1999)
    RIT Alumni International Newsletter (1999)
    First ex-RT web site (1999)

  • 2000 – 2009
    First RIT Grand Reunion & Saya Pu Zaw Pwe (USA, October 2000)
    Second RIT Grand Reunion & Saya Pu Zaw Pwe (Singapore, December 2002)
    Third RIT Grand Reunion & Saya Pu Zaw Pwe (Yangon, December 2004)
    Fourth RIT Grand Reunion & Saya Pu Zaw Pwe (Singapore, April 2007)
    40th Anniversary of the Class of RIT 1969 (Yangon, 2009)
  • 2010 – 2019
    Fifth RIT Grand Reunion & Saya Pu Zaw Pwe (Singapore, December 2010)
    Sixth RIT Grand Reunion & Saya Pu Zaw Pwe (Yangon, December 2012)
    RIT Shwe YaDu (Yangon, 2014)
    2015 min-reunion in East Coast and Canada
    Seventh RIT Grand Reunion & Saya Pu Zaw Pwe (Yangon, December 2016)
    ICST/ UCSY Saya Pu Zaw Pwe (Yangon, January 2018)
    69er August 2018 Gathering (One of several monthly gatherings)
    Golden Jubilee of the RIT Class of 1969 (Yangon, December 2019)
    Fifth Irrawaddy Literary Festival (Mandalay, November 2019)
    ICST/UCSY Saya Pu Zaw Pwe (December 2019)
  • 2020
    Myanmar PSA Tour to Upper Myanmar (January 2020)
    COVID-19 Pandemic
    Dr. Khin Tun (Peter, MRCP. former Associate Dean of Oxford University) succumbed to COVID-19 on April 13, 2020
    Many events cancelled around the world

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