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On 13 February in Asian history

13 FEBRUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on February 13, 2017

711 BC: Birth of Jimmu, 1st Japanese emperor, who died on April 9 586 BC, aged 126 (traditional dates)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Jimmu

951: Guo Wei (郭威), also known as Emperor Taizu (太祖) founds the short-lived Later Zhou dynasty during the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period, reigning from 951 until his death in 954
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guo_Wei

1219: Assassination of of Minamoto no Sanetomo, Japanese shogun born on September 17, 1192
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minamoto_no_Sanetomo

1516: Birth of Bayinnaung, King of Burma, who died in November 1581
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bayinnaung

1565, Spanish conquistador Miguel López de Legazpi and his troops arrived in the Philippines and landed on the shores of Cibabao (present day Samar island).
http://kahimyang.info/kauswagan/articles/929/today-in-philippine-history-february-13-1565-miguel-l-pez-de-legazpi-landed-on-the-shores-of-cibabao

1585: Salim, future Mughol Emperor Jahangir, Married his cousin Man Bai, 16 years old
http://www.islamicart.com/library/empires/india/jahangir.html
http://indiaopines.com/facts-jahangir-wives-sons-daughters/

 1601: James Lancaster leads first East India Company voyage from London
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Lancaster

1739: Battle of Karnal, decisive victory for Nader Shah the emperor of Persia during his invasion of India
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Karnal
http://citymartkarnal.blogspot.fr/2011/05/battle-of-karnal-1739-ad_26.html

1739-02-13 Battle of Karnal

1755: The Treaty of Gijanti reduces remaining Javanese princes to vassals of Dutch East India Company and  allows Dutch to monopolize production of coffee on Java
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Giyanti

1835: Birth of Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, Indian religious figure, founder of the Amadiyya Movement, who died on May 26, 1908
http://www.muslimsforpeace.org/hazrat-mirza-ghulam-ahmad/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mirza_Ghulam_Ahmad

1879: Birth of Sarojini Naidu, Indian freedom fighter, who died on March 2, 1949
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/sarojini-naidu.html

1885: In Tonkin, the French capture Langson, defeating the Chinese garrison
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L%E1%BA%A1ng_S%C6%A1n_Campaign

1907: Birth of Katy de la Cruz, Filipino singer who died on November 10, 2004
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Katy_de_la_Cruz

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

1911: Birth of Faiz Ahmed Faiz, Pakistani poet who died on November 20 1984
http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/1558

1912 : Sun Yat-sen, provisional president of China tenders his resignation to the Legislature (effective Apr.01) and endorses Yuan Shikai as his successor so long as Yüan obeys the constitution and the capital is moved from Peking to Nanking
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/999.html

1913: Thubten Gyatso, the 13th Dalai Lama, proclaims an edict that reaffirms the independence of Tibet (not recognised by China)
https://tibettalk.wordpress.com/2013/02/14/the-tibetan-declaration-of-independence/

1915: Birth of Aung San, Burmese General and politician, father of Burma independence, killed on July 19, 1947
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aung_San
http://www.aungsan.com/Time_Line.htm

1921: Birth of Aung Khin, Burmese painter who died on April 13, 1996
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aung_Khin
https://pansuriya.wordpress.com/tag/khin-maung-yin/

1921: Birth of Zao wou-ki (maybe on February 1) Franco-Chinese painter who died on April 9, 2013
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zao_Wou-Ki
https://www.google.com/search?q=zao%20wou%20ki&tbm=isch
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/1362.html

Zao Wou-ki

1931: New Delhi becomes the capital of India
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/13-february-1931-new-delhi-became-the-capital-of-india
http://blogs.wsj.com/indiarealtime/2011/11/11/why-delhi-the-move-from-calcutta/

1944: Birth of Oduvil Unnikrishnan, Indian actor who died on May 27, 2006
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oduvil_Unnikrishnan

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jwrXS3QqwEM

1951: Beginning of the three-day Battle of Chipyong-ni, one of the main battles involving the Chinese in the Korean War
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Chipyong-ni
http://parallelnarratives.com/the-battle-of-chipyong-ni-february-1951/

1951-02-13 Battle of Chipyong-ni

1955: After the evacuation of thousands of ROC forces and civilians by the US Seventh Fleet, Chinese Army take control of Dachen Island and other small islands off Zhejiang

1955-02-13 PLA control de Dachen

1956: Indonesia unilaterally abrogates the association with Netherlands

1962: Birth of May Sweet, Burmese singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/May_Sweet

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gteeb6eGqq4

1964: Birth of Yamantaka Eye, Japanese musician (Boredoms)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yamantaka_Eye

1968: US sends 10,500 additional soldiers to Vietnam

1971: Backed by American air and artillery support, South Vietnamese troops invade Laos

1985: Birth of Kwak Ji-min, South Korean actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1560374/
http://www.hancinema.net/korean_Kwak_Ji-min.php

1990: Birth of the 11th Panchen Lama Gyaincain Norbu imposed by Beijing in November 1995
http://www.chinabuddhismencyclopedia.com/en/index.php?title=Gyaincain_Norbu
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/11th_Panchen_Lama_controversy
http://www.freepanchenlama.org/

1996: The Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) launches the people’s war

2004: South Korean National assembly decides to send 3,000 more soldiers to Irak

2007: North Korea agrees to dismantle its main nuclear reactor in Yongbyon for massive deliveries of fuel and other beneficts

2007: Taiwan opposition leader Ma Ying-jeou resigns as the chairman of the Kuomintang party after being indicted on charges of embezzlement during his tenure as the mayor of Taipei
http://english.people.com.cn/200702/14/eng20070214_349835.html

2008: Death of Kon Ichikawa, Japanese director, producer, and screenwriter, born on November 20 1915
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/14/movies/14ichikawa.html
https://www.theguardian.com/film/2008/feb/14/obituaries.japan



2010: Myanmar frees major opposition leader 82-year-old Tin Oo
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8514159.stm

2010: Top Judge Suspends President’s Judicial Appointment in Pakistan .The dispute over the choice of a Supreme Court judge is part of broader political battle between Mr. Zardari and the top judge, Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, a powerful figure who has opened old corruption cases against Mr. Zardari and his allies.
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/14/world/asia/14pstan.html?ref=asia

2012: Yousuf Raza Gilani, Pakistan’s prime minister, is charged with contempt of court by the country’s supreme court, after he disobeyed a court order to open corruption cases against President Asif Ali Zardari
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/14/world/asia/pakistani-court-indicts-prime-minister-for-contempt.html?_r=1&ref=asia
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2012/02/201221344753846407.html
http://edition.cnn.com/2012/02/12/world/asia/pakistan-gilani-court/index.html?hpt=ias_c1

2013: Death of Yuko Tojo, Japanese right wing activist, born on May 20, 1939
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2013/02/16/national/tojos-granddaughter-yuko-dies-at-73/#.UvufK73LTmQ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yuko_Tojo

2013: Mohamed Nasheed, the former Maldives President, takes refuge inside the Indian embassy in the capital, Male, after a local magistrate ordered his arrest
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2013/02/2013213132554617868.html http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-21444740

2014: Afghanistan releases 65 alleged Taliban militants from prison despite protests from the US military, which warned that the men were “dangerous insurgents” who will likely return to fighting Afghan and international forces
http://www.france24.com/en/20140213-afghan-prisoner-release-usa-bagram/
http://kabul.usembassy.gov/st-021314.html?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_term=%2AAfPak%20Daily%20Brief&utm_campaign=South%20Asia%20Daily%20Brief%202-13-14#.Uvxn5Owm-e5.twitter

2014: Death of Balu Mahendra, Sri Lankan-Indian director, cinematographer, and screenwriter, born on May 20, 1939
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Balu-Mahendra-who-made-his-visuals-speak-dies-at-74/articleshow/30363139.cms
http://www.thehindu.com/features/cinema/balu-mahendra-19392014/article5684322.ece#im-image-9
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Balu_Mahendra

2015: Death of Popular Vietnamese communist party official Nguyen Ba Thanh at 61. He transformed the coastal city of Danang into a tourism and investment hub by cutting corruption and red tape, then was head of the Communist Party’s anti-corruption agency
bhttp://www.thanhniennews.com/politics/vietnams-top-anticorruption-official-loses-cancer-battle-dies-at-62-38763.html

2016: Death of O. N. V. Kurup, Indian poet and academic, born on May 1927, 1931
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Malayalam-poet-lyricist-O-N-V-Kurup-dead/articleshow/50976225.cms
http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/nation/malayalam-poet-lyricist-o-n-v-kurup-dead/195844.html

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 13 February in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 13 FEBRUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on February 13, 2017

1565, Spanish conquistador Miguel López de Legazpi and his troops arrived in the Philippines and landed on the shores of Cibabao (present day Samar island).
http://kahimyang.info/kauswagan/articles/929/today-in-philippine-history-february-13-1565-miguel-l-pez-de-legazpi-landed-on-the-shores-of-cibabao

1739: Battle of Karnal, decisive victory for Nader Shah the emperor of Persia during his invasion of India
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Karnal
http://citymartkarnal.blogspot.fr/2011/05/battle-of-karnal-1739-ad_26.html

1755: The Treaty of Gijanti reduces remaining Javanese princes to vassals of Dutch East India Company and  allows Dutch to monopolize production of coffee on Java
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Giyanti

1885: In Tonkin, the French capture Langson, defeating the Chinese garrison
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L%E1%BA%A1ng_S%C6%A1n_Campaign

 

1913: Thubten Gyatso, the 13th Dalai Lama, proclaims an edict that reaffirms the independence of Tibet (not recognised by China)
http://tibethouse.us/Tibetan_Declaration_of_Independence.pdf
https://tibettalk.wordpress.com/2013/02/14/the-tibetan-declaration-of-independence/

1951: Beginning of the three-day Battle of Chipyong-ni, one of the main battles involving the Chinese in the Korean War
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Chipyong-ni
http://parallelnarratives.com/the-battle-of-chipyong-ni-february-1951/

1951-02-13 Battle of Chipyong-ni

1955: After the evacuation of thousands of ROC forces and civilians by the US Seventh Fleet, Chinese Army take control of Dachen Island and other small islands off Zhejiang

1955-02-13 PLA control de Dachen

1956: Indonesia unilaterally abrogates the association with Netherlands

1968: US sends 10,500 additional soldiers to Vietnam

1971: Backed by American air and artillery support, South Vietnamese troops invade Laos

1996: The Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) launches the people’s war

2004: South Korean National assembly decides to send 3,000 more soldiers to Irak

2007: North Korea agrees to dismantle its main nuclear reactor in Yongbyon for massive deliveries of fuel and other beneficts

On 13 February in South Asian history

13 FEBRUARY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on February 13, 2017

1585: Salim, future Mughol Emperor Jahangir, Marries his cousin Man Bai, 16 years old
http://www.islamicart.com/library/empires/india/jahangir.html
http://indiaopines.com/facts-jahangir-wives-sons-daughters/

 1601: James Lancaster leads first East India Company voyage from London
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Lancaster

1739: Battle of Karnal, decisive victory for Nader Shah the emperor of Persia during his invasion of India
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Karnal
http://citymartkarnal.blogspot.fr/2011/05/battle-of-karnal-1739-ad_26.html

1835: Birth of Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, Indian religious figure, founder of the Amadiyya Movement, who died on May 26, 1908
http://www.muslimsforpeace.org/hazrat-mirza-ghulam-ahmad/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mirza_Ghulam_Ahmad

1879: Birth of Sarojini Naidu, Indian freedom fighter, who died on March 2, 1949
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/sarojini-naidu.html

1911: Birth of Faiz Ahmed Faiz, Pakistani poet who died on November 20 1984
http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/1558

1913: Thubten Gyatso, the 13th Dalai Lama, proclaims an edict that reaffirms the independence of Tibet (not recognised by China)
http://tibethouse.us/Tibetan_Declaration_of_Independence.pdf
https://tibettalk.wordpress.com/2013/02/14/the-tibetan-declaration-of-independence/

1931: New Delhi becomes the capital of India
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/13-february-1931-new-delhi-became-the-capital-of-india
http://blogs.wsj.com/indiarealtime/2011/11/11/why-delhi-the-move-from-calcutta/

1944: Birth of Oduvil Unnikrishnan, Indian actor who died on May 27, 2006
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oduvil_Unnikrishnan

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jwrXS3QqwEM

1990: Birth of the 11th Panchen Lama Gyaincain Norbu imposed by Beijing in November 1995
http://www.chinabuddhismencyclopedia.com/en/index.php?title=Gyaincain_Norbu
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/11th_Panchen_Lama_controversy
http://www.freepanchenlama.org/

2012: Yousuf Raza Gilani, Pakistan’s prime minister, is charged with contempt of court by the country’s supreme court, after he disobeyed a court order to open corruption cases against President Asif Ali Zardari
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/14/world/asia/pakistani-court-indicts-prime-minister-for-contempt.html?_r=1&ref=asia
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2012/02/201221344753846407.html
http://edition.cnn.com/2012/02/12/world/asia/pakistan-gilani-court/index.html?hpt=ias_c1

2013: Mohamed Nasheed, the former Maldives President, takes refuge inside the Indian embassy in the capital, Male, after a local magistrate ordered his arrest
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2013/02/2013213132554617868.html http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-21444740

2014: Afghanistan releases 65 alleged Taliban militants from prison despite protests from the US military, which warned that the men were “dangerous insurgents” who will likely return to fighting Afghan and international forces
http://www.france24.com/en/20140213-afghan-prisoner-release-usa-bagram/
http://kabul.usembassy.gov/st-021314.html?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_term=%2AAfPak%20Daily%20Brief&utm_campaign=South%20Asia%20Daily%20Brief%202-13-14#.Uvxn5Owm-e5.twitter

2014: Death of Balu Mahendra, Sri Lankan-Indian director, cinematographer, and screenwriter, born on May 20, 1939
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Balu-Mahendra-who-made-his-visuals-speak-dies-at-74/articleshow/30363139.cms
http://www.thehindu.com/features/cinema/balu-mahendra-19392014/article5684322.ece#im-image-9
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Balu_Mahendra

2016: Death of O. N. V. Kurup, Indian poet and academic, born on May 1927, 1931
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Malayalam-poet-lyricist-O-N-V-Kurup-dead/articleshow/50976225.cms
http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/nation/malayalam-poet-lyricist-o-n-v-kurup-dead/195844.html

On 13 February in Southeast Asian history

13 FEBRUARY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on February 13, 2017

1516: Birth of Bayinnaung, King of Burma, who died in November 1581
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bayinnaung

1565, Spanish conquistador Miguel López de Legazpi and his troops arrived in the Philippines and landed on the shores of Cibabao (present day Samar island).
http://kahimyang.info/kauswagan/articles/929/today-in-philippine-history-february-13-1565-miguel-l-pez-de-legazpi-landed-on-the-shores-of-cibabao

 1601: James Lancaster leads first East India Company voyage from London
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Lancaster

1755: The Treaty of Gijanti reduces remaining Javanese princes to vassals of Dutch East India Company and  allows Dutch to monopolize production of coffee on Java
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Giyanti

1885: In Tonkin, the French capture Langson, defeating the Chinese garrison
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L%E1%BA%A1ng_S%C6%A1n_Campaign

 

1907: Birth of Katy de la Cruz, Filipino singer who died on November 10, 2004
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Katy_de_la_Cruz

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

1915: Birth of Aung San, Burmese General and politician, father of Burma independence, killed on July 19, 1947

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aung_San
http://www.aungsan.com/Time_Line.htm

1921: Birth of Aung Khin, Burmese painter who died on April 13, 1996
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aung_Khin
https://pansuriya.wordpress.com/tag/khin-maung-yin/

1953: Birth of Rico J. Puno, Filipino pop singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rico_J._Puno

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jm1LJwvG-_g

 

1956: Indonesia unilaterally abrogates the association with Netherlands

1962: Birth of May Sweet, Burmese singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/May_Sweet

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gteeb6eGqq4

1964: Birth of Yamantaka Eye, Japanese musician (Boredoms)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yamantaka_Eye

1968: US sends 10,500 additional soldiers to Vietnam

2010: Myanmar frees major opposition leader 82-year-old Tin Oo
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8514159.stm

2015: Death of Popular Vietnamese communist party official Nguyen Ba Thanh at 61. al Danang, and helped transform the coastal city of Danang into a tourism and investment hub by cutting corruption and red tape, then, head of the Communist Party’s anti-corruption agency
bhttp://www.thanhniennews.com/politics/vietnams-top-anticorruption-official-loses-cancer-battle-dies-at-62-38763.html

On 13 February in Japan’s history

13 FEBRUARY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on February 13, 2017

711 BC: Birth of Jimmu, 1st Japanese emperor, who died on April 9 586 BC, aged 126 (traditional dates)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Jimmu

1219: Assassination of of Minamoto no Sanetomo, Japanese shogun born on September 17, 1192
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minamoto_no_Sanetomo

1964: Birth of Yamantaka Eye, Japanese musician (Boredoms)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yamantaka_Eye

2008: Death of Kon Ichikawa, Japanese director, producer, and screenwriter, born on November 20 1915
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/14/movies/14ichikawa.html
https://www.theguardian.com/film/2008/feb/14/obituaries.japan

2013: Death of Yuko Tojo, Japanese right wing activist, born on May 20, 1939
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2013/02/16/national/tojos-granddaughter-yuko-dies-at-73/#.UvufK73LTmQ
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yuko_Tojo

On 13 February in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

13 FEBRUARY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on February 13, 2017

951: Guo Wei (郭威), also known as Emperor Taizu (太祖) founds the short-lived Later Zhou dynasty during the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period, reigning from 951 until his death in 954
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guo_Wei

1885: In Tonkin, the French capture Langson, defeating the Chinese garrison
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L%E1%BA%A1ng_S%C6%A1n_Campaign
 

1912 : Sun Yat-sen, provisional president of China tenders his resignation to the Legislature (effective Apr.01) and endorses Yuan Shikai as his successor so long as Yüan obeys the constitution and the capital is moved from Peking to Nanking 

1913: Thubten Gyatso, the 13th Dalai Lama, proclaims an edict that reaffirms the independence of Tibet (not recognised by China)
https://tibettalk.wordpress.com/2013/02/14/the-tibetan-declaration-of-independence/

1921: Birth of Zao wou-ki (maybe on February 1) Franco-Chinese painter who died on April 9, 2013
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zao_Wou-Ki
https://www.google.com/search?q=zao%20wou%20ki&tbm=isch
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/1362.html

Zao Wou-ki

1951: Beginning of the three-day Battle of Chipyong-ni, one of the main battles involving the Chinese in the Korean War
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Chipyong-ni
http://parallelnarratives.com/the-battle-of-chipyong-ni-february-1951/

1951-02-13 Battle of Chipyong-ni

1955: After the evacuation of thousands of ROC forces and civilians by the US Seventh Fleet, Chinese Army take control of Dachen Island and other small islands off Zhejiang

1955-02-13 PLA control de Dachen

1990: Birth of the 11th Panchen Lama Gyaincain Norbu selected by Beijing in November 1995
http://www.chinabuddhismencyclopedia.com/en/index.php?title=Gyaincain_Norbu
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/11th_Panchen_Lama_controversy

2007: Taiwan opposition leader Ma Ying-jeou (now president) resigns as the chairman of the Kuomintang party after being indicted on charges of embezzlement during his tenure as the mayor of Taipei
http://english.people.com.cn/200702/14/eng20070214_349835.html