Daily Archives: 13 mars 2017

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 13 March in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 13 MARCH IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on March 13, 2017

1822: During fighting against Muslim Afghans, Balabhadra Kunwar dies on the battlefield. He is considered the leading patriot of historic Nepal
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Balbhadra_Kunwar

1921: Mongolia, under Baron Roman Ungern von Sternberg, declares its independence from China
http://www.brightreview.co.uk/ARTICLE-Urga-February-1921.html
http://www.newdawnmagazine.com/articles/the-bloody-baron-von-ungern-sternberg-madman-or-mystic

 

1940: General O’Dwyer, responsive for the April 13, 1919 Amritsar Massacre is assassinated by Udham Singh
http://www.sscnet.ucla.edu/southasia/British/Avenger.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/13-march-1940-udham-singh-shot-and-killed-michael-odwyer-in-britain

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EupXHubG4YI

1943: In Bougainville, Japanese troops end their assault on American forces at Hill 700
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-vetscor/1624442/posts

1954: Vietminh forces launch a large scale attack on French troops entrenched in Dien-Bien-Phu. The battle will end on May 7
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/viet-minh-attack-french-garrison
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Battle_of_Dien_Bien_Phu
http://spartacus-educational.com/VNdienbein.htm

1954-03-13 Dien Bien Phu

1963: Indonesia and Netherlands recover diplomatic relations cut since 1956

1964: Under North Vietnam threat and the US presure, the neutralist government of Laos and South Vietnam reestablish their diplomatic relations

1965: Thailand and Malaysia sign a defense cooperation agreement for fighting the communist guerilla

 1970: Under pro-US PM Lon Nol, Cambodian government give to the Vietnamese National Liberation Front forces two days to leave its territory

1975: Ban Me Thuot, capital of Darlac Province in the Central Highlands, falls to North Vietnamese troops
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/ban-me-thuot-falls
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Ban_Me_Thuot

2000: US Secretary for Defense William Cohen in visit to Vietnam, the first time since 1975
http://www.defense.gov/specials/vietnamtrip/symbolicvisit.html
http://www.mishalov.com/Vietnam_.usdefense.html

2000-06-13 US Dedense secretary

 

On 13 March in South Asian history

ON 13 MARCH IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on March 13, 2017

1822: During fighting against Muslim Afghans, Balabhadra Kunwar dies on the battlefield. He is considered the leading patriot of historic Nepal
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Balbhadra_Kunwar

1911: The Colonial-Born and Settlers Indian Association is formed at a meeting in Durban, South Africa, and has at its aim to fight the infamous 3 poll tax
http://v1.sahistory.org.za/pages/library-resources/onlinebooks/bhana/part02-A-63.htm

1940: General O’Dwyer, responsive for the April 13, 1919 Amritsar Massacre is assassinated by Udham Singh
http://www.sscnet.ucla.edu/southasia/British/Avenger.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/13-march-1940-udham-singh-shot-and-killed-michael-odwyer-in-britain

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EupXHubG4YI

1955: Death of Nepal King Tribhuvan and is succeeded by Mahendra
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tribhuvan

1997: India’s Missionaries of Charity chooses Sister Nirmala to succeed Mother Teresa as its leader
http://deepakadk.blogspot.com/2006/01/sister-nirmala-simplicity-personified.html

2004 : Death of Ustad Vilayat Khan, Indian maestro, born on August 28, 1928
http://www.dawn.com/news/353730/ustad-vilayat-ali-khan-dead http://chandrakantha.com/biodata/vilayat_khan.html
http://www.theguardian.com/news/2004/mar/25/guardianobituaries.artsobituaries

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8SJ-iHHPifE

2013: Perween Rahman, Pakistani social activist is murdered, born on January 22, 1957
http://www.iied.org/iied-mourns-long-term-partner-friend-perween-rahman
http://www.salon.com/2013/03/14/pakistani_activist_for_the_poor_murdered_in_karachi/

2015: Former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed is sentenced to 13 years in prison after being found guilty of terrorism for ordering the arrest of a judge when he was in power in 2012.
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2015/03/maldives-president-sentenced-13-years-jail-150313190257362.html

2015: Narendra Modi begins the first official visit by an Indian premier to Sri Lanka in nearly three decades looking to reassert New Delhi’s influence over Colombo after its drift towards China
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/pm-modi-landmark-visit-steer-sri-lanka-away-china?page=0%2C0
http://asiantribune.com/node/86573
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2015/03/india-modi-begins-landmark-visit-sri-lanka-150313072001284.html

On 13 March in Southeast Asian history

ON 13 MARCH IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on March 13, 2017

1417: Death of Crown Prince Minyekyawswa of Ava Burma, born in September 1391
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minyekyawswa
http://slipperybannanapeel.blogspot.com/2008/02/minyekyawswa-sends-envoy-to-rajadhirat.html

1877: Birth of General Leandro Fullon, Filipino indepence hero, who died on October 16, 1904
http://kahimyang.info/kauswagan/articles/1004/today-in-philippine-history-march-13-1877-leandro-fullon-was-born-in-hamtik-antique
http://www.benjielayug.com/2014/02/gen-leandro-fullon-national-shrine-hamtic-antique.html

1943: In Bougainville, Japanese troops end their assault on American forces at Hill 700
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-vetscor/1624442/posts

1954: Vietminh forces launch a large scale attack on French troops entrenched in Dien-Bien-Phu. The battle will end on May 7
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/viet-minh-attack-french-garrison
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Battle_of_Dien_Bien_Phu
http://spartacus-educational.com/VNdienbein.htm

1954-03-13 Dien Bien Phu

1963: Indonesia and Netherlands recover diplomatic relations cut since 1956

1964: Under North Vietnam threat and the US presure, the neutralist government of Laos and South Vietnam reestablish their diplomatic relations

1965: Thailand and Malaysia sign a defense cooperation agreement for fighting the communist guerilla

1966: Suharto orders a massive purge of communists within the military in Indonesia

1970: Under pro-US PM Lon Nol, Cambodian government give to the Vietnamese National Liberation Front forces two days to leave its territory

1975: Ban Me Thuot, capital of Darlac Province in the Central Highlands, falls to North Vietnamese troops
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/ban-me-thuot-falls
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Ban_Me_Thuot

1976: Death of Ali Sastroamidjojo, twice prime minister of Indonesia, born on May 23, 1903
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ali_Sastroamidjojo
http://www.gutenberg.us/articles/ali_sastroamidjojo

1986: The Philippines’s government reveals that former dictator Ferdinand Marcos has  800 millions stolen dollars in Swiss banks

1996: After the death, in prison of Thomas Wapai Wainggai, 59 years, ex leader of the Papu separatist Organisasi Papua Merkeda (OPM), riots in Jayapura
http://www.apnewsarchive.com/1996/Indonesian-Rioters-Protest-Death-of-Rebel-Leader/id-1f7e6a3c00a7416b3d0e67cada48ffa7

Thomas Wapai Wainggai

2000: US Secretary for Defense William Cohen in visit to Vietnam, the first time since 1975
http://www.mishalov.com/Vietnam_.usdefense.html
lhttp://archive.defense.gov/specials/vietnamtrip/symbolicvisit.html

2000-06-13 US Dedense secretary

2001: Death of Encarnacion Alzona, Filipino historian, born on March 23, 1895
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Encarnacion_Alzona

2007: Cambodian ex-Prime Minister Norodom Ranariddh is condemned in absence to 18 months in prison for embezzlement after a complain of Funcinpec, his ex-party

2011: In Bangkok, about 30,000 people gathered to commemorate the 10-week protest that started on March 12 last year and largely crippled the capital. Ninety-one people were killed and about 2,000 were injured during the turmoil
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2011/03/201131362029180406.html

2012: A Philippine court issues arrest warrants for former President Gloria Arroyo and her husband Jose Miguel Arroyo over corruption
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-17348950

On 13 March in Japan’s history

ON 13 MARCH IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on March 13, 2017

1943: In Bougainville, Japanese troops end their assault on American forces at Hill 700
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-vetscor/1624442/posts

1984: Birth of Yuuka Nanri, Japanese seiyu (voice actress)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yuuka_Nanri
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=12814
http://sonixgvn.blogspot.com/2009/03/odyssey-yuuka-nanri.html

1988: The Seikan Tunnel, the longest undersea tunnel in the world, opens between Aomori and Hakodate, Japan
http://web-japan.org/atlas/architecture/arc02.html 

 

Holidays and observances

Kasuga Matsuri (Kasuga Grand Shrine, Nara, Japan)

On 13 March in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 13 MARCH IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on March 13, 2017

1084: Birth of Southern Song’s outstanding female writer Li Qingzhao who diend in 1155
http://news.stanford.edu/news/2014/july/qingzhao-chinese-poet-071614.html
http://www.chinatraveldepot.com/C391-Li-qingzhao

http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/2462.html

Li Qingzhao

1921: Mongolia, under Baron Roman Ungern von Sternberg, declares its independence from China
http://www.brightreview.co.uk/ARTICLE-Urga-February-1921.html
http://www.newdawnmagazine.com/articles/the-bloody-baron-von-ungern-sternberg-madman-or-mystic

1972 : Sino-British agreement on exchange of ambassadors

1977: Birth of Kay Tse, Hong Kong singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kay_Tse

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3q1ouIrXWkU

2010: Death of He Pingping, the world’s shortest man who was able to walk
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/8569166.stm

2015: China boosts its diplomatic presence in Africa becoming only the second country after the United States to have a dedicated ambassador to the African Union

On 13 March in Asian history

ON 13 MARCH IN ASIAN HISTORY

To see another date, on Internet (Google…), type “On (day + month) in Asian history »

Updated on March 13, 2017

1084: Birth of Southern Song’s outstanding female writer Li Qingzhao who died in 1155
http://news.stanford.edu/news/2014/july/qingzhao-chinese-poet-071614.html
http://www.chinatraveldepot.com/C391-Li-qingzhao

http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/2462.html

Li Qingzhao

1417: Death of Crown Prince Minyekyawswa of Ava Burma, born in September 1391
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minyekyawswa
http://slipperybannanapeel.blogspot.com/2008/02/minyekyawswa-sends-envoy-to-rajadhirat.html

1822: During fighting against Muslim Afghans, Balabhadra Kunwar dies on the battlefield. He is considered the leading patriot of historic Nepal
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Balbhadra_Kunwar

1877: Birth of General Leandro Fullon, Filipino indepence hero, who died on October 16, 1904
http://kahimyang.info/kauswagan/articles/1004/today-in-philippine-history-march-13-1877-leandro-fullon-was-born-in-hamtik-antique
http://www.benjielayug.com/2014/02/gen-leandro-fullon-national-shrine-hamtic-antique.html

1911: The Colonial-Born and Settlers Indian Association is formed at a meeting in Durban, South Africa, and has at its aim to fight the infamous 3 poll tax
http://v1.sahistory.org.za/pages/library-resources/onlinebooks/bhana/part02-A-63.htm

1921: Mongolia, under Baron Roman Ungern von Sternberg, declares its independence from China
http://www.brightreview.co.uk/ARTICLE-Urga-February-1921.html
http://www.newdawnmagazine.com/articles/the-bloody-baron-von-ungern-sternberg-madman-or-mystic

1940: General O’Dwyer, responsive for the April 13, 1919 Amritsar Massacre is assassinated by Udham Singh
http://www.sscnet.ucla.edu/southasia/British/Avenger.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/13-march-1940-udham-singh-shot-and-killed-michael-odwyer-in-britain

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EupXHubG4YI

1943: In Bougainville, Japanese troops end their assault on American forces at Hill 700
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-vetscor/1624442/posts

1954: Vietminh forces launch a large scale attack on French troops entrenched in Dien-Bien-Phu. The battle will end on May 7
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/viet-minh-attack-french-garrison
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Battle_of_Dien_Bien_Phu
http://spartacus-educational.com/VNdienbein.htm

1954-03-13 Dien Bien Phu

1955: Death of Nepal King Tribhuvan and is succeeded by Mahendra
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tribhuvan

1963: Indonesia and Netherlands recover diplomatic relations cut since 1956

1964: Under North Vietnam threat and the US presure, the neutralist government of Laos and South Vietnam reestablish their diplomatic relations

1965: Thailand and Malaysia sign a defense cooperation agreement for fighting the communist guerilla

1966: Suharto orders a massive purge of communists within the military in Indonesia

 1970: Under pro-US PM Lon Nol, Cambodian government give to the Vietnamese National Liberation Front forces two days to leave its territory

1972 : Sino-British agreement on exchange of ambassadors

1975: Ban Me Thuot, capital of Darlac Province in the Central Highlands, falls to North Vietnamese troops
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/ban-me-thuot-falls
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Ban_Me_Thuot

1976: Death of Ali Sastroamidjojo, twice prime minister of Indonesia, born on May 23, 1903
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ali_Sastroamidjojo
http://www.gutenberg.us/articles/ali_sastroamidjojo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fA6YWYRvJ6k

1977: Birth of Kay Tse, Hong Kong singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kay_Tse

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3q1ouIrXWkU

1986: The Philippines’s government reveals that former dictator Ferdinand Marcos has  800 millions stolen dollars in Swiss banks

1988: The Seikan Tunnel, the longest undersea tunnel in the world, opens between Aomori and Hakodate, Japan
http://web-japan.org/atlas/architecture/arc02.html 

1996: After the death, in prison of Thomas Wapai Wainggai, 59 years, ex leader of the Papu separatist Organisasi Papua Merkeda (OPM), riots in Jayapura
http://www.apnewsarchive.com/1996/Indonesian-Rioters-Protest-Death-of-Rebel-Leader/id-1f7e6a3c00a7416b3d0e67cada48ffa7

Thomas Wapai Wainggai

1997: India’s Missionaries of Charity chooses Sister Nirmala to succeed Mother Teresa as its leader
http://deepakadk.blogspot.com/2006/01/sister-nirmala-simplicity-personified.html

1997: In South Korea the ex-Premier Lee Hoi-chang becomes the leader of the New Korea Party
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lee_Hoi-changbb

2000: US Secretary for Defense William Cohen in visit to Vietnam, the first time since 1975
http://www.mishalov.com/Vietnam_.usdefense.htm
lhttp://archive.defense.gov/specials/vietnamtrip/symbolicvisit.html

2000-06-13 US Dedense secretary

2001: Death of Encarnacion Alzona, Filipino historian, born on March 23, 1895
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Encarnacion_Alzona

2004 : Death of Ustad Vilayat Khan, Indian maestro, born on August 28, 1928
http://www.dawn.com/news/353730/ustad-vilayat-ali-khan-dead http://chandrakantha.com/biodata/vilayat_khan.html
http://www.theguardian.com/news/2004/mar/25/guardianobituaries.artsobituaries

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8SJ-iHHPifE

2007: Cambodian ex-Prime Minister Norodom Ranariddh is condemned in absence to 18 months in prison for embezzlement after a complain of Funcinpec, his ex-party

2011: In Bangkok, about 30,000 people gathered to commemorate the 10-week protest that started on March 12 last year and largely crippled the capital. Ninety-one people were killed and about 2,000 were injured during the turmoil
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2011/03/201131362029180406.html

2012: A Philippine court has issued arrest warrants for former President Gloria Arroyo and her husband Jose Miguel Arroyo over corruption, reports say.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-17348950

2013: Perween Rahman, Pakistani social activist is murdered, born on January 22, 1957
http://www.iied.org/iied-mourns-long-term-partner-friend-perween-rahman
http://www.salon.com/2013/03/14/pakistani_activist_for_the_poor_murdered_in_karachi/

2015: China boosts its diplomatic presence in Africa becoming only the second country after the United States to have a dedicated ambassador to the African Union

2015: Former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed is sentenced to 13 years in prison after being found guilty of terrorism for ordering the arrest of a judge when he was in power in 2012.
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2015/03/maldives-president-sentenced-13-years-jail-150313190257362.html

2015: Narendra Modi begins the first official visit by an Indian premier to Sri Lanka in nearly three decades looking to reassert New Delhi’s influence over Colombo after its drift towards China
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/pm-modi-landmark-visit-steer-sri-lanka-away-china?page=0%2C0
http://asiantribune.com/node/86573
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2015/03/india-modi-begins-landmark-visit-sri-lanka-150313072001284.html

 

Holidays and observances

Kasuga Matsuri (Kasuga Grand Shrine, Nara, Japan)