Daily Archives: 14 mars 2017

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 14 March in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 14 MARCH IN ASIAN HISTORY

To see another date, on Internet (Google…) type “conflicts and strategy on (date + month) in Asian history”

Updated on March 14, 2017

1947: The U.S. signed a 99-year lease on naval bases in the Philippines
http://kahimyang.info/kauswagan/articles/1007/today-in-philippine-history-march-14-1947-the-military-bases-agreement-was-signed

1947-03-14 Base leasing agreement

1951: In the Korean War, Seoul is taken back for the second time and definitively by United Nations forces

1951-03-14 Séoul libéré

1954: Vietminh forces take the vital Gabrielle Hill in Dien Bien Phu against the French

1965: In Vietnam War, second set of raids in Operation Rolling Thunder and the first in which U.S. planes used napalm
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/allies-launch-second-wave-of-rolling-thunder

1969: Start of two days fight between Chinese and Russian forces on Ussuri River
http://www.cybergeo.eu/index4141.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2eK8SKMc7I8&feature=related

1971: South Vietnamese troops flee Laos
http://www.thecrimson.com/article/1971/3/18/south-vietnamese-routed-from-laotian-fire/

1988: Sino-Vietnamese conflict in the Spratly. Three Vietnamese ships are sunk and 74 are missing
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johnson_South_Reef_Skirmish
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/2180.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bWyI79v6Fic&feature=related

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uy2ZrFphSmc

2007: The Left Front government of West Bengal sends at least 3,000 police to Nandigram in an attempt to break Bhumi Uchhed Pratirodh Committee resistance there; the resulting clash leaves 14 dead
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bhumi_Uchhed_Pratirodh_Committee

2008: Beginning of the unrest in Tibet
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/23629811/
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/2584.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OOLkA5k9CTA&feature=related

2014: Philippine officials announce that they have reached a “consensus” with the United States on a plan to host temporary U.S. military facilities on Philippine bases. The two countries are in the last stages of negotiations to increase the number of American troop visits each year
http://www.voanews.com/content/philippines-reaches-consensus-on-temporary-us-military-facilities/1870967.html

On 14 March in South Asian history

ON 14 MARCH IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on March 14, 2017

1931 : Alam Ara, the first Indian sound film, is released
http://www.angelfire.com/movies/madhuri/alamara.htm
http://www.indiavideo.org/cinema/alam-ara-7368.php

1965: Birth of Aamir Khan, Indian actor
http://www.apunkachoice.com/celebrities/aamir_khan/
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/14-march-1965-aamir-khan-indian-film-star-was-born

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HrLwktkfa5U

1972: Birth of Irom Chanu Sharmila, Indian poet and activist
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Irom_Chanu_Sharmila
http://indianexpress.com/article/lifestyle/life-style/who-was-irom-sharmila-a-look-at-the-life-she-has-lost-and-memories-that-sustain-her/

1973: Birth of Rohit Shetty, Indian film director
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rohit_Shetty

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sDG-5HfW6RQ

1998: Sonia Gandhi, widow of the assassinated ex-Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi is elected president of the Congress Party
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/3546851.stm

1998 : Death of Dada Kondke, Marathi actor and filmmaker, born on August 8, 1932
http://marathiactors.com/2012/09/dada-kondke-photos-with-information/
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/marathi/movies/Remembering-the-legend-Dada-Kondke/photostory/39881722.cms

2007: The Left Front government of West Bengal sends at least 3,000 police to Nandigram in an attempt to break Bhumi Uchhed Pratirodh Committee resistance there; the resulting clash leaves 14 dead
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bhumi_Uchhed_Pratirodh_Committee

2008: Beginning of the unrest in Tibet
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/23629811/
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/2584.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OOLkA5k9CTA&feature=related

2013: Nepal’s Chief Justice Khil Raj Regmi is sworn in as the Chairman of the Interim Election Government at the President’s office in Kathmandu
http://asiancorrespondent.com/102075/top-nepal-judge-becomes-head-of-interim-government/

 

On 14 March in Southeast Asian studies

ON 14 MARCH IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on March 14, 2017

1880: Death of Pagan Min, king of Burma from 1846 to 1853, born on June 21, 1811
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pagan_Min

1947: The U.S. signed a 99-year lease on naval bases in the Philippines
http://kahimyang.info/kauswagan/articles/1007/today-in-philippine-history-march-14-1947-the-military-bases-agreement-was-signed

1947-03-14 Base leasing agreement
1954: Vietminh forces take the vital Gabrielle Hill in Dien Bien Phu against the French

1957: Indonesian second government of Ali Sastroamidjojo resigns
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ali_Sastroamidjojo
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Ali_Sastroamidjojo_Cabinet

1965: In Vietnam War, second set of raids in Operation Rolling Thunder and the first in which U.S. planes used napalm
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/allies-launch-second-wave-of-rolling-thunder

1971: South Vietnamese troops flee Laos
http://www.thecrimson.com/article/1971/3/18/south-vietnamese-routed-from-laotian-fire/

1975: Birth of Rico Yan, Filipino actor, who died on March 29, 2002
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rico_Yan

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

1978: In the Netherlands, police free 71 hostages captured by Mullocas terrorists

1980: Death of Mohammad Hatta, Indonesian politician, vice president of Indonesia (August 1945-December 1956), born in August 1902
http://www.myhero.com/myhero/hero.asp?hero=hatta_bandung

1988: Sino-Vietnamese conflict in the Spratly. Three Vietnamese ships are sunk and 74 are missing
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johnson_South_Reef_Skirmish
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/2180.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bWyI79v6Fic&feature=related

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uy2ZrFphSmc

2001: End of the VIIth Pathet Lao congress. The old guard is maintained to lead Laos
http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/war/laos.htm

2013: The Khmer Rouge’s former foreign minister, Ieng Sary, dies in Phnom Penh at age 87. He was one of three defendants in the genocide trial of the former leaders of the Khmer Rouge
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2013/03/201331454337915782.html
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/mar/14/ieng-sary

2014: Philippine officials announce that they have reached a “consensus” with the United States on a plan to host temporary U.S. military facilities on Philippine bases. The two countries are in the last stages of negotiations to increase the number of American troop visits each year
http://www.voanews.com/content/philippines-reaches-consensus-on-temporary-us-military-facilities/1870967.html

 

On 14 March in Japan’s history

ON 14 MARCH IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on March 14, 2017

1907: By Presidential order, the US excludes Japanese laborers from entering the country

1953: PM Shigeru Yoshida dissolves the Japanese Diet
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shigeru_Yoshida

2014: Death of Ken Utsui, Japanese actor, born on October 24, 1931
http://www.wikiwand.com/simple/Ken_Utsui
http://who.famousfix.com/tpx_286183/ken-utsui/

Ken Utsui

 

Holidays and observances

Japan and Korea: White Day, similar to Valentine’s Day (men give gifts to women)

On 14 March in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

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ON 14 MARCH IN CHINESE HISTORY INCLUDING TAIWAN

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

Updated on March 14, 2017

313: Emperor Huai of Jin (Jin Huidi), Chinese emperor of the Jin Dynasty, born in 284, is executed by Liu Cong, ruler of the Xiongnu state (Han Zhao)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Huai_of_Jin

1457: Death of Jingtai, Emperor of China since 1449, He was born born on September 21, 1428)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jingtai_Emperor
http://www.mingtombs.eu/emp/07jingtai/jingtai.html

1897: Birth of Pan Tianshou, famous Chinese painter, victim of the Cultural Revolution, who died on September 5, 1971
http://www.chinaonlinemuseum.com/painting-pan-tianshou.php
http://english.cntv.cn/program/e_documentary/20100423/100453.shtml
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/2728.html

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

1951: In the Korean War, Seoul is taken back for the second time and definitively by United Nations forces

1951-03-14 Séoul libéré

1969: Start of two days fight between Chinese and Russian forces on Ussuri River
http://www.cybergeo.eu/index4141.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2eK8SKMc7I8&feature=related

1981: Birth of Sun Mei-Ting, Chinese-born pianist
http://www.meiting.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=4&Itemid=9

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

1988: Sino-Vietnamese conflict in the Spratly. Three Vietnamese ships are sunk and 74 are missing
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johnson_South_Reef_Skirmish
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/2180.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bWyI79v6Fic&feature=related

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uy2ZrFphSmc

1997: The Chinese city of Chongqing is elevated to provincial level as Beijing, Tianjin and Shanghai
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/2537.html
http://www.chongqing.org/

2005: Chinese National People Congress votes an anti-secession law aiming Taiwan which authorized China to go on war if Taiwan proclaims independence
http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/200503/14/eng20050314_176746.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/2502.html

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2008: Beginning of the unrest in Tibet
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/23629811/
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/2584.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OOLkA5k9CTA&feature=related

2013: China’s parliament formally elected Xi Jinping as the country’s new president, completing the country’s second orderly political succession since the Communist Party took power in 1949
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2013/03/2013314590447477.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-21766622

On 14 March in Asian history

1947-03-14 Base leasing agreement

ON 14 MARCH IN ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on March 14, 2017

313: Emperor Huai of Jin (Jin Huidi), Chinese emperor of the Jin Dynasty, born in 284, is executed by Liu Cong, ruler of the Xiongnu state (Han Zhao)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Huai_of_Jin

1457: Death of Jingtai, Emperor of China since 1449, He was born born on September 21, 1428)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jingtai_Emperor
http://www.mingtombs.eu/emp/07jingtai/jingtai.html

1880: Death of Pagan Min, king of Burma from 1846 to 1853, born on June 21, 1811
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pagan_Min

1897: Birth of Pan Tianshou, famous Chinese painter, victim of the Cultural Revolution, who died on September 5, 1971
http://www.chinaonlinemuseum.com/painting-pan-tianshou.php
http://english.cntv.cn/program/e_documentary/20100423/100453.shtml
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/2728.html

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

1907: By Presidential order, the US excludes Japanese laborers from entering the country

1931 : Alam Ara, the first Indian sound film, is released
http://www.angelfire.com/movies/madhuri/alamara.htm
http://www.indiavideo.org/cinema/alam-ara-7368.php

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2kBRO1p0DtQ

1947: The U.S. signed a 99-year lease on naval bases in the Philippines
http://kahimyang.info/kauswagan/articles/1007/today-in-philippine-history-march-14-1947-the-military-bases-agreement-was-signed 

1947-03-14 Base leasing agreement

1951: In the Korean War, Seoul is taken back for the second time and definitively by United Nations forces

1951-03-14 Séoul libéré

1953: PM Shigeru Yoshida dissolves the Japanese Diet
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shigeru_Yoshida

1954: Vietminh forces take the vital Gabrielle Hill in Dien Bien Phu against the French

1957: Indonesian second government of Ali Sastroamidjojo resigns
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ali_Sastroamidjojo
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Ali_Sastroamidjojo_Cabinet

1965: Birth of Aamir Khan, Indian actor
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aamir_Khan
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/14-march-1965-aamir-khan-indian-film-star-was-born

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HrLwktkfa5U

1965: In Vietnam War, second set of raids in Operation Rolling Thunder and the first in which U.S. planes used napalm
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/allies-launch-second-wave-of-rolling-thunder

1969: Start of two days fight between Chinese and Russian forces on Ussuri River
http://www.cybergeo.eu/index4141.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2eK8SKMc7I8&feature=related

1971: South Vietnamese troops flee Laos
http://www.thecrimson.com/article/1971/3/18/south-vietnamese-routed-from-laotian-fire/

1972: Birth of Irom Chanu Sharmila, Indian poet and activist
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Irom_Chanu_Sharmila
http://indianexpress.com/article/lifestyle/life-style/who-was-irom-sharmila-a-look-at-the-life-she-has-lost-and-memories-that-sustain-her/

1973: Birth of Rohit Shetty, Indian film director
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rohit_Shetty

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sDG-5HfW6RQ

1975: Birth of Rico Yan, Filipino actor, who died on March 29, 2002
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rico_Yan

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

1978: In the Netherlands, police free 71 hostages captured by Mullocas terrorists

1980: Death of Mohammad Hatta, Indonesian politician, vice president of Indonesia (August 1945-December 1956), born in August 1902
http://www.myhero.com/myhero/hero.asp?hero=hatta_bandung

1981: Birth of Sun Mei-Ting, Chinese-born pianist
http://www.meiting.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=4&Itemid=9

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

1988: Sino-Vietnamese conflict in the Spratly. Three Vietnamese ships are sunk and 74 are missing
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johnson_South_Reef_Skirmish
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/2180.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bWyI79v6Fic&feature=related

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uy2ZrFphSmc

1997: The Chinese city of Chongqing is elevated to provincial level as Beijing, Tianjin and Shanghai
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/2537.html
http://www.chongqing.org/

1998: Sonia Gandhi, widow of the assassinated ex-Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi is elected president of the Congress Party
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/3546851.stm

1998 : Death of Dada Kondke, Marathi actor and filmmaker, born on August 8, 1932
http://marathiactors.com/2012/09/dada-kondke-photos-with-information/
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/marathi/movies/Remembering-the-legend-Dada-Kondke/photostory/39881722.cms

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KyKFqbt7Siw

2001: End of the VIIth Pathet Lao congress. The old guard is maintained to lead Laos
http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/war/laos.htm

2002: Kim Hong-gul, the third son of south Korean president Kim Dae-jung is arrested on corruption charge
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/2440243.stm

2005: Chinese National People Congress votes an anti-secession law aiming Taiwan which authorized China to go on war if Taiwan proclaims independence
http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/200503/14/eng20050314_176746.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/2502.html

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2006: South Korea’s Prime Minister Lee Hae-chan is forced to quit
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/4804018.stm

2007: The Left Front government of West Bengal sends at least 3,000 police to Nandigram in an attempt to break Bhumi Uchhed Pratirodh Committee resistance there; the resulting clash leaves 14 dead
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bhumi_Uchhed_Pratirodh_Committee

2008: Beginning of the unrest in Tibet
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/23629811/
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/2584.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OOLkA5k9CTA&feature=related

2012: Chinese legislators approve changes to the country’s criminal code that will allow the police to hold certain suspects at secret locations. The nation’s state media applauded the overhaul of the criminal procedure law — the first in more than 15 years — as a step forward for human rights.
http://edition.cnn.com/2012/03/14/world/asia/china-criminal-law/index.html?hpt=ias_c2
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/03/201231364711376740.html

2013: China’s parliament formally elected Xi Jinping as the country’s new president, completing the country’s second orderly political succession since the Communist Party took power in 1949
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2013/03/2013314590447477.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-21766622

2013: The Khmer Rouge’s former foreign minister, Ieng Sary, dies in Phnom Penh at age 87. He was one of three defendants in the genocide trial of the former leaders of the Khmer Rouge
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2013/03/201331454337915782.html
http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/03/13/17303769-khmer-rouges-ieng-sary-dies-during-cambodia-trial?lite
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/mar/14/ieng-sary

2013: Nepal’s Chief Justice Khil Raj Regmi is sworn in as the Chairman of the Interim Election Government at the President’s office in Kathmandu
http://asiancorrespondent.com/102075/top-nepal-judge-becomes-head-of-interim-government/

2014: Death of Ken Utsui, Japanese actor, born on October 24, 1931
http://www.wikiwand.com/simple/Ken_Utsui
http://who.famousfix.com/tpx_286183/ken-utsui/

Ken Utsui

2014: Philippine officials announce that they have reached a “consensus” with the United States on a plan to host temporary U.S. military facilities on Philippine bases. The two countries are in the last stages of negotiations to increase the number of American troop visits each year
http://www.voanews.com/content/philippines-reaches-consensus-on-temporary-us-military-facilities/1870967.html

 

Holidays and observances

Japan and Korea: White Day, similar to Valentine’s Day (men give gifts to women)

Sikhism: Nanakshahi New Year, first day of month of Chet