The History of Lombok

Historical Events

  • 1894-11-19 Dutch troops occupy & plunders palace of Tjakra Negara, Lombok
  • 2018-07-29 6.4 magnitude earthquake strikes island of Lombok, Indonesia, killing at least 14
  • 2018-08-05 6.9 magnitude earthquake on island of Lombok, Indonesia, kills at least 460 people and displaces 350,000
  • 2018-08-19 Two more earthquakes hit Lombok in Indonesia killing 14 two weeks after previous earthquakes

Famous Deaths

  • 1894-08-26 PPH van Ham, general-major, dies in battle on Lombok