The History of Bandung

Historical Events

  • 1920-07-03 Java Technical School, Bandung, opens

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1930-12-24 Sukarno sentenced to four years in prison by Indonesian authorities in Bandung, Dutch East Indies

1st President of Indonesia Sukarno
1st President of Indonesia
Sukarno
  • 1950-01-23 Rebel army of Dutch military officer Raymond Westerling occupies Bandung, Java
  • 1955-04-24 Conference of Bandung against colonialism and for self determination, ends

Famous Birthdays

  • 1899-08-24 Johan Fabricius, Dutch novelist (Island of Demons), born in Bandung, Java, Indonesia (d. 1981)
  • 1907-01-17 Henk Badings, Dutch opera composer (Orestes), born in Bandung, Java, Dutch East Indies (d. 1987)
  • 1907-07-02 Eppo Doeve, Dutch cartoonist and painter, born in Bandung, Indonesia (d. 1981)
  • 1912-05-29 Jan Hanlo, Dutch poet (Go to the Mosque), born in Bandung, Dutch East Indies (d. 1969)