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On 3 February in Asian history

ON 3 FEBRUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on February 3, 2017

1428: Death of Ashikaga Yoshimochi, 4th shogun (1408-1423) of the Ashikaga shogunate, born on March 12, 1386
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Ashikaga_Yoshimochi

Ashikaga Yoshimochi

1509: The naval battle of Diu , between Portugal and the Ottoman Empire takes place in Diu, India and is won by Francisco de Almeida
http://delong.typepad.com/sdj/2008/03/the-battle-of-d.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Diu

1549: Death of Sri Suriyothai, Chief Queen of Ayutthaya
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sri_Suriyothai
http://vimeo.com/69176
http://www.bangkoksite.com/AyutthayaPage/ChediSriSuriyothai.htm
http://www.thailandsworld.com/en/thai-people/queen-suriyothai-ayutthaya/index.cfm

1820: Death of Gia Long, Vietnamese emperor, born on February 8, 1762
http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/vietnam/gia-long.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gia_Long

1867: Emperor Mutsuhito (post name Meiji) is enthroned as the 122nd emperor of Japan. He will reign up to 1912
http://www.jref.com/glossary/meiji_mutsuhito_emperor.shtml

1867 Mutsuhito (Meiji)

1899: Birth of Lao She, Chinese writer who died on August 24, 1966
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Lao_She
http://history.cultural-china.com/en/59History7534.html

Lao She

1901: Death of Fukuzawa Yukichi, writer, teacher and thinker of Japanese Meiji  Era, born on October 1, 1835
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fukuzawa_Yukichi

1912: Death od Nicholas of Japan, Russian-Japanese monk and saint, born on August 1, 1836
http://orthodoxwiki.org/Nicholas_of_Japan
http://www.pravoslavie.ru/english/51599.htm

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xxE7AHOHIkc

1927: Birth of Blas Ople, Filipino politician, president of the senate, who died on December 14, 2003
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blas_Ople

1930: The Communist Party of Vietnam is founded
http://communpedia.wikia.com/wiki/Communist_Party_of_Viet_Nam

1942: First Japanese air raid on Java

1944: American forces invade and take control of the Marshall Islands, long occupied by the Japanese and used by them as a base for military operations
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-troops-capture-the-marshall-islands

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LwHNTPqYR1I

1945: Beginning of the Battle of Manila
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_for_the_Liberation_of_Manila

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

1945: In the Philippines, the Santo Tomas Internment Camp is liberated from Japanese authority
http://www.us-japandialogueonpows.org/Santo%20Tomas%20liberation.htm
http://kahimyang.info/kauswagan/articles/912/today-in-philippine-history-february-3-1945-the-american-forces-liberated-prisoners-of-war-in-manila

1948: Birth of East-Timor Bishop Carlos Belo, Nobel Peace Prize
http://www.architectsofpeace.org/architects-of-peace/bishop-carlos-filipe-ximenes-belo
http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Carlos_Felipe_Ximenes_Belo.aspx

1951: Death of Choudhary Rehmat Ali, Pakistani nationalist who created the name of « Pakistan »
http://historypak.com/choudhry-rahmat-ali-1895-1951/
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/person.asp?perid=P008

1954: Beginning of the siege of Dien Bien Phu by the Vietnamese communist forces against the French forces

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hHkZ-ZWbuuE

1959: Birth of Yasuharu Konishi, Japanese musician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yasuharu_Konishi
http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x3ez0a_speena-vs-yasuharu-konishi-material_music

1969: Death of Conjeevaram Natarajan Annadurai, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister (1967-1969), born in 1909
http://conjeevaramnatarajanannadurai.blogspot.com/
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/3-february-1969-c.-n.-annadurai-chief-minister-of-tamil-nadu-died

1971: Birth of Hong Seok-cheon, South Korean actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hong_Seok-cheon
http://www.hancinema.net/korean_Hong_Seok-cheon.php#

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i3BaPbCPW3I

1974: Birth of  Miriam Yeung, Hong Kong actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miriam_Yeung
http://www.lovehkfilm.com/people/yeung_miriam.htm

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

1984: Ravindra Mhatre, Indian diplomat, is kidnapped and murdered at 48 by Kashmiri terrorists in Birmingham, England
http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/brutal-killing-of-indian-diplomat-ravindra-mhatre-resurrects-kashmir-issue-once-again/1/360544.html

1986: Pope John Paul II visits Calcutta
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/february/3/newsid_4117000/4117617.stm

1984: Birth of Kim Joon, South Korean singer, actor and model
http://www.dramafever.com/kim-joon/actor/113/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kim_Joo

1988: Birth of Kyuhyun, a singer, a member of Korean boy group Super Junior
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kyuhyun
http://asianfanatics.net/forum/topic/322995-archivesuper-junior-kyuhyun/

1994: Nearly two decades after the fall of Saigon, U.S. President Bill Clinton announces the lifting of the 19-year-old trade embargo against Vietnam, citing the cooperation of Vietnam’s communist government in helping the United States locate the 2,238 Americans still listed as missing in the Vietnam War
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/clinton-ends-vietnam-trade-embargo
http://www.nytimes.com/1994/02/04/world/opening-vietnam-clinton-drops-19-year-ban-us-trade-with-vietnam-cites-hanoi-s.html?pagewanted=all

1994: Justinus Darmojuwono Indonesian archbishop/cardinal, dies at 79
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Justinus_Darmojuwono

1999: In Jammu and Kashmir the political party Democratic Janata Dal (Jammu and Kashmir) is revived

2000 : Death of Alla Rakha Khan, tabla maestro, born on April 29, 1919
http://www.tribuneindia.com/2000/20000204/main3.htm
http://www.nytimes.com/2000/02/06/nyregion/ustad-alla-rakha-80-master-of-hindustani-classical-music.html
http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-3494700060.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7QtZJZJSCXs

2002: In Cambodia, First local elections since the restoration of democracy. Prime Minister Hun Sen party wins 60 % of the votes, the Funcinpec (royalist) a little less than 20 %, and the PSR (Sam Rainsi) also around 20 %

2005: Sam Rainsy, leader of the only one Cambodian opposition party, the PSR (15 députés), flees the country after his parliamentary privilege has been removed for slandering the government
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/138764.stm

2006: Sheik Hasina, president of the Awami League, main Bangladeshi opposition party, decides to put an end to the one-year boycott of parliament, but announces that demonstrations will continue

2009: Death of Sheng-yen, Chinese Buddhist monk and founder of Dharma Drum Mountain, born on January 3, 1930
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sheng-yen

2010: Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim pleads not guilty at the start of his long-delayed sodomy trial
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8495000.stm

2011: After more than seven months of political gridlock, Nepal’s parliament elects Jhala Nath Khanal, a 60-year-old leftist leader as the country’s new prime minister
http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/asiapcf/02/03/nepal.prime.minister/index.html

2012: Death of Toh Chin Chye, Singaporean academic and politician, 1st Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore, born on December 10, 1921
http://remembersingapore.org/2012/02/03/tribute-to-dr-toh-chin-chye/
http://ifonlysingaporeans.blogspot.fr/2012/02/remembering-toh-chin-chye-1921-2012.html

2012: Death after a car accident of Karibasavaiah, Indian actor, born in 1959
http://www.daijiworld.com/news/news_disp.asp?n_id=128925

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ALTlHRM6YRM

2012: Cambodia’s UN-backed genocide court has rejected an appeal by Khmer Rouge jailer Duch and increased his sentence to life imprisonment
http://www.france24.com/en/20120203-khmer-rouge-jailer-gets-life-appeal-cambodia-duch-justice-killing-fields
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-16865834

2012: Death of Raj Kanwar, Indian director, producer, and screenwriter, born in 1961
http://www.merinews.com/article/raj-kanwar-the-man-who-gave-break-to-srk-priyanka-chopra-died-at-50/15865196.shtml
http://www.bollywoodhungama.com/more/videos/view/id/1409431

 

Holidays and observances

Vietnam: Communist Party of Vietnam Foundation Anniversary

Thailand: Veterans’ Day

Japan: the festival of Setsubun before spring

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 3 February in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 3 FEBRUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on February 3, 2017

1509: The Naval Battle of Diu, between Portugal and the Ottoman Empire takes place in Diu, India and is won by Francisco de Almeida
http://delong.typepad.com/sdj/2008/03/the-battle-of-d.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Diu

1930: The Communist Party of Vietnam is founded

http://communpedia.wikia.com/wiki/Communist_Party_of_Viet_Nam

1944: American forces invade and take control of the Marshall Islands, long occupied by the Japanese and used by them as a base for military operations
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-troops-capture-the-marshall-islands

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LwHNTPqYR1I

1945: Beginning of the Battle of Manila
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_for_the_Liberation_of_Manila

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

1945: In the Philippines, the Santo Tomas Internment Camp is liberated from Japanese authority
http://www.us-japandialogueonpows.org/Santo%20Tomas%20liberation.htm
http://kahimyang.info/kauswagan/articles/912/today-in-philippine-history-february-3-1945-the-american-forces-liberated-prisoners-of-war-in-manila

1954: Beginning of the siege of Dien Bien Phu by the Vietnamese communist forces against the French forces

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hHkZ-ZWbuuE

1994: Nearly two decades after the fall of Saigon, U.S. President Bill Clinton announces the lifting of the 19-year-old trade embargo against Vietnam, citing the cooperation of Vietnam’s communist government in helping the United States locate the 2,238 Americans still listed as missing in the Vietnam War
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/clinton-ends-vietnam-trade-embargo
http://www.nytimes.com/1994/02/04/world/opening-vietnam-clinton-drops-19-year-ban-us-trade-with-vietnam-cites-hanoi-s.html?pagewanted=all

On 3 February in South Asian history

ON 3 FEBRUARY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on February 3, 2017

1509: The Naval Battle of Diu, between Portugal and the Ottoman Empire takes place in Diu, India and is won by Francisco de Almeida
http://delong.typepad.com/sdj/2008/03/the-battle-of-d.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Diu

1951: Death of Choudhary Rehmat Ali, Pakistani nationalist who created the name of « Pakistan »
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/person.asp?perid=P008

1969: Death of Conjeevaram Natarajan Annadurai, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister (1967-1969), born in 1909
http://conjeevaramnatarajanannadurai.blogspot.com/
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/3-february-1969-c.-n.-annadurai-chief-minister-of-tamil-nadu-died

1980: Birth of Rakhi Sawant, Indian item girl
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rakhi_Sawant
http://www.ndtv.com/topic/rakhi-sawant

1983: Birth of Silambarasan Rajendar, Indian Tamil actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silambarasan
http://celebprofile.blogspot.fr/2012/10/tamil-actor-simbu-biodata-pics-movies.html

1984: Ravindra Mhatre, Indian diplomat, is kidnapped and murdered at 48 by Kashmiri terrorists in Birmingham, England
http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/brutal-killing-of-indian-diplomat-ravindra-mhatre-resurrects-kashmir-issue-once-again/1/360544.html

1986: Pope John Paul II visits Calcutta
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/february/3/newsid_4117000/4117617.stm

1999: In Jammu and Kashmir the political party Democratic Janata Dal (Jammu and Kashmir) is revived

2000 : Death of Alla Rakha Khan, tabla maestro, born on April 29, 1919
http://www.tribuneindia.com/2000/20000204/main3.htm
http://www.nytimes.com/2000/02/06/nyregion/ustad-alla-rakha-80-master-of-hindustani-classical-music.html
http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-3494700060.html

2011: After more than seven months of political gridlock, Nepal’s parliament elects Jhala Nath Khanal, a 60-year-old leftist leader as the country’s new prime minister
http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/asiapcf/02/03/nepal.prime.minister/index.html

2012: Death after a car accident of Karibasavaiah, Indian actor, born in 1959 http://www.daijiworld.com/news/news_disp.asp?n_id=128925

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ALTlHRM6YRM

2012: Death of Raj Kanwar, Indian director, producer, and screenwriter, born in 1961
http://www.merinews.com/article/raj-kanwar-the-man-who-gave-break-to-srk-priyanka-chopra-died-at-50/15865196.shtml
http://www.bollywoodhungama.com/more/videos/view/id/1409431

On 3 February in Southeast Asian history

ON 3 FEBRUARY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on February 3, 2017

1549: Death of Sri Suriyothai, Chief Queen of Ayutthaya
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sri_Suriyothai
http://vimeo.com/69176
http://www.bangkoksite.com/AyutthayaPage/ChediSriSuriyothai.htm
http://www.thailandsworld.com/en/thai-people/queen-suriyothai-ayutthaya/index.cfm

1820: Death of Gia Long, Vietnamese emperor, born on February 8, 1762 http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/vietnam/gia-long.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gia_Long

1927: Birth of Blas Ople, Filipino politician, president of the senate, who died on December 14, 2003
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blas_Ople

1930: The Communist Party of Vietnam is founded
http://communpedia.wikia.com/wiki/Communist_Party_of_Viet_Nam

1945: Beginning of the Battle of Manila
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_for_the_Liberation_of_Manila

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

1945: In the Philippines, the Santo Tomas Internment Camp is liberated from Japanese authority
http://www.us-japandialogueonpows.org/Santo%20Tomas%20liberation.htm
http://kahimyang.info/kauswagan/articles/912/today-in-philippine-history-february-3-1945-the-american-forces-liberated-prisoners-of-war-in-manila

1948: Birth of East-Timor Bishop Carlos Belo, Nobel Peace Prize
http://www.architectsofpeace.org/architects-of-peace/bishop-carlos-filipe-ximenes-belo
http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Carlos_Felipe_Ximenes_Belo.aspx

1954: Beginning of the siege of Dien Bien Phu by the Vietnamese Communist forces against the French forces

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hHkZ-ZWbuuE

1994: Nearly two decades after the fall of Saigon, U.S. President Bill Clinton announces the lifting of the 19-year-old trade embargo against Vietnam, citing the cooperation of Vietnam’s communist government in helping the United States locate the 2,238 Americans still listed as missing in the Vietnam War
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/clinton-ends-vietnam-trade-embargo

1994: Justinus Darmojuwono Indonesian archbishop/cardinal, dies at 79
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Justinus_Darmojuwono

2002: In Cambodia, First local elections since the restoration of democracy. Prime Minister Hun Sen party wins 60 % of the votes, the Funcinpec (royalist) a little less than 20 %, and the PSR (Sam Rainsi) also around 20 %

2005: Sam Rainsy, leader of the only one Cambodian opposition party, the PSR (15 députés), flees the country after his parliamentary privilege has been removed for slandering the government
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/138764.stm

2010: Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim pleads not guilty at the start of his long-delayed sodomy trial
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8495000.stm

2012: Death of Toh Chin Chye, Singaporean academic and politician, 1st Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore, born on December 10, 1921
http://remembersingapore.org/2012/02/03/tribute-to-dr-toh-chin-chye/
http://ifonlysingaporeans.blogspot.fr/2012/02/remembering-toh-chin-chye-1921-2012.html

2012: Cambodia’s UN-backed genocide court has rejected an appeal by Khmer Rouge jailer Duch and increased his sentence to life imprisonment
http://www.france24.com/en/20120203-khmer-rouge-jailer-gets-life-appeal-cambodia-duch-justice-killing-fields
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-16865834

 

Holidays and observances

Vietnam: Communist Party of Vietnam Foundation Anniversary

Thailand: Veterans’ Day

On 3 February in Japan’s history

ON 3 FEBRUARY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on February 3, 2017

1428: Death of Ashikaga Yoshimochi, 4th shogun (1408-1423) of the Ashikaga shogunate, born on March 12, 1386
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Ashikaga_Yoshimochi

Ashikaga Yoshimochi

1867: Emperor Mutsuhito (post name Meiji) is enthroned as the 122nd emperor of Japan. He will reign up to 1912
http://www.jref.com/glossary/meiji_mutsuhito_emperor.shtml

1867 Mutsuhito (Meiji)

1901: Death of Fukuzawa Yukichi, writer, teacher and thinker of Japanese Meiji  Era, born on October 1, 1835
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fukuzawa_Yukichi

1912: Death od Nicholas of Japan, Russian-Japanese monk and saint, born on August 1, 1836
http://orthodoxwiki.org/Nicholas_of_Japan
http://www.pravoslavie.ru/english/51599.htm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xxE7AHOHIkc

1944: American forces invade and take control of the Marshall Islands, long occupied by the Japanese and used by them as a base for military operations
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-troops-capture-the-marshall-islands

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LwHNTPqYR1I

1945: Beginning of the Battle of Manila
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_for_the_Liberation_of_Manila

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

1959: Birth of Yasuharu Konishi, Japanese musician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yasuharu_Konishi
http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x3ez0a_speena-vs-yasuharu-konishi-material_music

 

Holidays and observances

Japan: the festival of Setsubun before spring

On 3 February in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 3 FEBRUARY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

To see another date, on Internet (Google…) type “On (date + month) in Chinese history”

Updated on February 3, 2017

1899: Birth of Lao She, one of the most famous Chinese writer who died on August 24, 1966
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Lao_She
http://history.cultural-china.com/en/59History7534.html

Lao She

1974: Birth of  Miriam Yeung, Hong Kong actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miriam_Yeung
http://www.lovehkfilm.com/people/yeung_miriam.htm

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

2009: Death of Sheng-yen, Chinese Buddhist monk and founder of Dharma Drum Mountain, born on January 3, 1930
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sheng-yen