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27 Oct 2017
Vietnam was divided into two district zones along the 17th parallel.
Vietnam War begins.
First American troops arrived in South Vietnam.
Government creates laws that targeted people with Chinese descent living in Vietnam.
Vietnam took up arms against the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia.
More than 500,000 Vietnamese try to leave their country.
The US passes the Refugee Act of 1980.
Vietnam became part of the French Empire.
Ho Chi Minh was born.
Vietminh formed to counter Japanese invasion of Vietnam.
French troops arrive back in Vietnam.
War broke out between the French and Vietminh.
China allowed the Vietminh to train in China away from the French attacks.
Vietnam War ends April 30, 1975.
The US Congress rejects President Nixons request for increased military aid to South Vietnam. On August 9th, Nixon resigns.
Ho Chi Minh founds the Indochinese Communist Party.
The first Vietnamese land in Darwin
The last Vietnamese refugee boat lands in Australia.
Vietnamese immigration effecitvely ceases.
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