0n 9 August in Asian history

ON 9 AUGUST IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 9, 2018

1107: Death of Horikawa, 73rd emperor of Japan (1087-1107), born on August 8, 1079
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Horikawa

1329: Quilon, the first Indian diocese, is erected by Pope John XXII and Jordanus is appointed the first bishop
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jordanus

1683: By a charter, the British Crown gives the power to the East India Company to declare and make war and peace in Asia

1892: Birth of Shiyali Ramamrita Ranganathan, Indian librarian and educator (mathematician) who was considered the father of library science in India and who died on September 27, 1972
http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-in-school/remembering-the-father-of-library-sciences-in-india/article5013358.ece
http://fr.slideshare.net/somasundram.c/dr-s-r-ranganathan-abiographical-presentation

1909: Birth of Vinayaka Krishna Gokak, Indian scholar, author, and academic who died on April 28,  1992
http://broom02.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=Vinayaka%20Krishna%20Gokak
https://books.google.fr/books?id=SiEhcyxJ_TIC&pg=PA7&lpg=PA7&dq=Vinayaka+Krishna+Gokak+biography&source=bl&ots=-Q5VtTx2LX&sig=fUAcJLFvQ77igkdw5CZzE0t-30s&hl=fr&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwig1JXJprLOAhUE2BoKHRq-BJ8Q6AEIYDAM#v=onepage&q=Vinayaka%20Krishna%20Gokak%20biography&f=false

1910: Death of Huo Yuanjia, Chinese martial artist, born on January 18, 1868
http://www.liuhopafa.com/shaolin.htm

1925 : Members of the Hindustan Socialist Republican Association (HSRA) loot the government treasury from the mail train near Kakori (Uttar Pradesh)
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/9th-august-1925-members-of-the-hindustan-socialist-republican-association-looted-the-government-treasury-from-the-mail-train-near-kakori

1927: Death of Cambodian king Sisowath. His son Sisowath Monivong becomes  king of Cambodia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sisowath

1930: The Provisional Action Committee of the Kuomintang, predecessor of China Peasants and Workers’ Democratic Party is founded by Deng Yanda, a Kuomintang left-wing leader, in Shanghai http://wiki.china.org.cn/wiki/index.php/Chinese_Peasants_and_Workers_Democratic_Party
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deng_Yanda
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/7503.html

1930-08-09 fondation of CPWDP

1933: Birth of Tetsuko Kuroyanagi, Japanese actress, talk show host, and author
http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/188760.Tetsuko_Kuroyanagi

1936: Birth of Patrick Tse Yin, Hong Kong film director
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patrick_Tse_Yin
http://www.lovehkfilm.com/people/tse_patrick.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/7708.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lZmyd-WFRn0

1942: Indian leader, Mahatma Gandhi is arrested in Bombay by British forces, a day after the launching the Quit India Movement
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Quit_India_Movement
http://members.tripod.com/IndiaProject/quit.html

1942-08-09 Ganghi arrêté

1942: Battle of Savo Island – Allied naval forces protecting their amphibious forces during the initial stages of the Battle of Guadalcanal are surprised and defeated by an Imperial Japanese Navy cruiser force
http://www.microworks.net/PACIFIC/battles/savo_island.htm

1945: Soviet Union launch its offensive againt Japan in Manchuria
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=167
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soviet_invasion_of_Manchuria
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/7715.html

1945-08 Russes Dalian

1945: Nagasaki is devastated when an atomic bomb, « Fat Man », is dropped by the United States B-29 Bockscar. 70,000 people are killed instantly
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/august/9/newsid_3580000/3580143.stm
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/atomic-bomb-dropped-on-nagasaki

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ncq_Wye43TM&hl=fr

1945: Sukarno, Hatta, and Radjiman Wediodiningrat are flown by the Japanese to Vietnam to meet with Marshal Terauchi. There they are informed of the collapse of Japanese forces, and that Japan will grant Indonesia independence on August 24

1952: China adopts it law on national minorities

1952: Birth of Prateep Ungsongtham Hata, Thai activist
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prateep_Ungsongtham_Hata
http://worldschildrensprize.org/prateep-ungsongtham

Prateep

1960: In Laos, coup d’état of neutralist Captain Kong Le
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=5&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0CDQQFjAEahUKEwiY3PnU85nHAhVJQBQKHeNPBpk&url=http%3A%2F%2Fweb.stanford.edu%2Fgroup%2Ftomzgroup%2Fpmwiki%2Fuploads%2F1350-1960-10-06-Keesings-a-JLW.pdf&ei=8i3GVZibMsmAUeOfmcgJ&usg=AFQjCNFOWraznXb6P8cbfcBakBYfcSA1SA&sig2=XVOw5rZ7dFQsQ1b2ViQx-Q
http://www.crwflags.com/fotw/flags/la-1960.html

1965: Expelled by the Malaysian Federation, Singapore proclaims its independence with Yusuf bin Ishak as its first president

1965-08-09 independencehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Proclamation_of_Singapore
http://www.straitstimes.com/politics/hear-mr-lee-proclaim-spores-independence-on-air-on-aug-9

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jcTh6d11TpI

1967: Important US bombing on North Vietnam, up to August 11

1970: Death of Indian freedom fighter, Trailokyanath Chakraborty who spend thirty years of his life in prison, born in 1889
http://en.banglapedia.org/index.php?title=Chakravarty,_Trailokyanath
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trailokyanath_Chakravarty

1971: During an Andreï Gromiko visit (8-12 August), signature of a Treaty of Amity and Mutual Assistance between India and Soviet Union
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indo-Soviet_Treaty_of_Friendship_and_Cooperation

1972: Birth of A-Mei, Taiwanese pop singer
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A-mei

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=02AZDtUI6lg

1974: Birth of Mahesh Babu, Indian film actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahesh_Babu

1974: Birth of Stephen Fung, Hong Kong actor, director
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0298691/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YJmBRuFQqpI

1976: Great-Britain establishes  diplomatic relations with Kampuchea

1980 : Birth of Ryu Seung-beom, South Korean actor
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0753486/
http://www.hancinema.net/korean_Ryoo_Seung-beom.php

1993: After that the Liberal Democratic Party of Japan losed a 38-year hold on national leadership, Morihiro Hosokawa becomes Prime Minister
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_general_election,_1993
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morihiro_Hosokawa

1999: The Diet of Japan enacts a law establishing the Hinomaru and Kimi Ga Yo as the official national flag and national anthem
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_Japan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kimi_Ga_Yo

2001: Indonesian president Megawati Sukarnoputri announces the list of her governement privigiling technocrats over politicians

2009: In Japan, Former Cabinet minister Yoshimi Watanabe says that he has launched a new political party called Your Party with three other former members of the Lower House  and a current member of the Upper House
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Your_Party

2012: Beijing and Taipei sign new trade agreements. New deal provides greater legal protection and cuts custom red tape. Investors in China and Taiwan are promised equal, if not preferential, treatment. In Taiwan, people protest deal fearing mainland colonisation of the island.

http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Beijing-and-Taipei-sign-new-trade-agreements-25515.html

2013: Pakistan’s new President Mamnoon Hussain takesk office, presiding over a government battling to overcome a Taliban insurgency, resolve an energy crisis and repair the economy
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-23456284

2015: Death of Kayyar Kinhanna Rai, Indian journalist, author, and poet, born on June 8, 1915
http://www.daijiworld.com/news/news_disp.asp?n_id=343126
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kayyar_Kinhanna_Rai

 

Holidays and observances

National Day, celebrates the independence of Singapore from Malaysia in 1965



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