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On 16 March in Asian history

1968-03-16 My Lai massacre

ON 16 MARCH IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on March 16, 2017

934: Meng Zhixiang declares himself emperor and establishes Later Shu as a new state independent of Later Tang
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meng_Zhixiang
http://www.nouahsark.com/en/infocenter/culture/history/monarchs/meng_zhixiang.php

1399: Birth of Xuande Emperor of China who died on January 31, 1435
http://literariasexperiencias.blogspot.fr/2008/09/xuande-emperor.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xuande_Emperor

1521: Ferdinand Magellan reaches the Philippines
http://kahimyang.info/kauswagan/articles/1595/today-in-philippine-history-march-16-1521-magellan-sighted-the-eastern-coast-of-samar
http://encyclopedia.thefreedictionary.com/Ferdinand+Magellan 

1527: The Emperor Babur defeated the Rajputs at the Battle of Kanvaha in India
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Khanwa
http://www.agefotostock.com/en/Stock-Images/Rights-Managed/RPL-063508

1792: Tippoo Sahib, the sultan of Mysore, surrenders to British forces in India on this date, ending his campaign against colonial rule. A treaty will be signed at Seringapatam on March 18
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Third_Anglo-Mysore_War

1800: Birth of Ninko, the 120th Japanese emperor (1817-1846) who died in February 1846
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Nink%C5%8D

1886: Birth of Kim Tu-bong, founder of the Worker Party of North Korean on August 28, 1946
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kim_Tu-bong
http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/opinon/2008/04/166_9400.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Workers_Party_of_North_Korea

1901: Birth of Potti Sriramulu, Indian revolutionary, who died of fasting on December 16, 1952
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Potti_Sreeramulu
http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-andhrapradesh/amarajeevi-potti-sriramulu/article3041562.ece
http://www.thehindu.com/thehindu/mp/2002/11/11/stories/2002111101540200.htm

Potti Sriramulu

1908: China released the Japanese steamship Tatsu Maru
http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&d=PBH19080411.2.112&l=mi&e=——-10–1—-0–https://cdnc.ucr.edu/cgi-bin/cdnc?a=d&d=LAH19080306.2.2

1940 : Birth of Sreekumaran Thampi, Malayalam lyricist and filmmaker
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sreekumaran_Thampi
http://mathrubhuminews.in/ee/ReadMore/9684/sreekumaran-thampi-carving-images-through-words

1942: Birth of James Soong, Taiwanese politician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Soong

1943: Birth of Kim Mu-saeng, South Korean actor who died on April 16, 2006
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kim_Mu-saeng

1945: Pacific War, Allies declare Iwo Jima secured
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/fighting-on-iwo-jima-ends
http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/battle_of_iwo_jima.htm

1947: Birth of Baek Yoon-sik, South Korean actor
http://www.hancinema.net/korean_Baek_Yoon-sik.php
http://www.koreanmovie.com/Baek_Yoon_sik_ka148/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S0I52BpsYCw

1961: Death of Chen Geng, Chinese military leader, born on February 27, 1903
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chen_Geng
http://www.china.org.cn/english/China/218948.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/2289.html

1961: Birth of Michiru Oshima, Japanese composer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michiru_Oshima

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HPdeUaey_P4

1968: In South Vietnam, massacre of My Lai. 504 civilians including 182 women and 173 children are killed by an US platoon
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/vietnam/trenches/my_lai.html
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-troops-massacre-south-vietnamese

1968-03-16 My Lai massacre

1968: Birth of Ananya Khare, Indian actress and teacher
http://www.in.com/ananya-khare/biography-1478.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ananya_Khare

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E5-kspAuN1k

1975: In Vietnam War, South Vietnamese troops withdrawal from Pleiku and Kontum begins, as thousands of civilians join the soldiers streaming down Route 7B toward the sea
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/south-vietnamese-flee-pleiku-and-kontum

1975-03-16 Central_Highlands_Evacuation

1977: In India, Indira Gandhi loses the élections
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_general_election,_1977

1979: The last Chinese troops leave Vietnam after a month-long war
 
http://militaryhistorynow.com/2012/11/01/red-vs-red-chinas-bloody-month-long-war-with-vietnam/
http://sinovietnamesewar.com/
http://china-underground.com/2016/04/09/sino-vietnamise-war-images/?rdp_we_resource=https%3A%2F%2Fen.wikipedia.org%2Fwiki%2FSino-Vietnamese_War

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q4_-AtXF1G4

1993: Chishu Ryu, Japanese actor (Autumn Afternoon), dies of cancer at 86
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/obituary-chishu-ryu-1498760.html
http://www.a2pcinema.com/ozu-san/ozu/collaborators/ryu_c.htm

 

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

1996: US Congress approved the sale of weapons to Taiwan
http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1996-08-24/news/9608240092_1_stinger-renegade-province-taiwan
https://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&ved=0CCEQFjAA&url=https%3A%2F%2Ffas.org%2Fsgp%2Fcrs%2Fweapons%2FRL30957.pdf&ei=cbgFVa_2CMP2UrvLg6AB&usg=AFQjCNElZpO33hJZa0Rojgb-cBUFvwh21w&sig2=_CGPeYsIRTiTlt7rdvCHYg

1999: The first bus line between Delhi and Lahore is opened
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Delhi%E2%80%93Lahore_Bus

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xX6Sw_r8MpU

2003: Wen Jiabao replaces Zhu Rongji as Chinese Prime Minister
http://www.chinatoday.com/who/w/wen-jiabao.htm

Wen Jiabao 2003-03-16

2009: Pakistan’s government announces the reinstatement of Iftikhar Chaudhry, the deposed chief justice, in a bid to defuse the country’s political crisis and end a protest march that was threatening to turn into a violent confrontation
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2009/03/200931644935339947.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7945294.stm

2009: Direct cruise ship lines open as cross-strait relations between China and Taiwan
http://www.asianews.it/index.php?l=en&art=14734&geo=6&size=A

2010: Sri Lanka’s ex-army chief Sarath Fonseka appears before a military court on charges of participating in politics while in uniform
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8569405.stm

2011: Japanese Emperor Akihito makes an unprecedented televised address to his disaster-stricken nation, saying he was « deeply worried » by the crisis at damaged nuclear reactors and urging people to help each other in difficult times
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/42104850/ns/world_news-asiapacific/
http://www.france24.com/en/20110316-Japan-earthquake-akihito-emperors-rare-tv-appearance-underscores-gravity-nuclear-crisis

2012: Death of Takaaki Yoshimoto, Japanese poet, philosopher, and critic, born on November 25, 1924
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2012/03/17/national/literary-critic-yoshimoto-dies-at-87/#.WMnLrOR-s2w
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takaaki_Yoshimoto

2014: Cambodian Prince Norodom Ranariddh announces his return to politics amid speculation that he is being brought back by leader Hun Sen to bolster support for his government
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/cambodian-prince-returns-politics

2015: The eldest daughter of Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, Nurul Izzah, is arrested for sedition after reading out in parliament parts of a speech by her father criticising his recent jailing
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-03-16/anwar-ibrahim-daughter-nurul-izzah-arrested-for-sedition/6324050
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2015/03/malaysian-police-arrest-anwar-daughter-150316081657370.html

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 16 March in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 16 MARCH IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on March 16, 2017

1527: The Emperor Babur defeated the Rajputs at the Battle of Kanvaha in India
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Khanwa
http://www.agefotostock.com/en/Stock-Images/Rights-Managed/RPL-063508

1792: Tippoo Sahib, the sultan of Mysore, surrenders to British forces in India on this date, ending his campaign against colonial rule. A treaty will be signed at Seringapatam on March 18
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Third_Anglo-Mysore_War

1908: China released the Japanese steamship Tatsu Maru
http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&d=PBH19080411.2.112&l=mi&e=——-10–1—-0–https://cdnc.ucr.edu/cgi-bin/cdnc?a=d&d=LAH19080306.2.2

1945: Pacific War, Allies declare Iwo Jima secured
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/fighting-on-iwo-jima-ends
http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/battle_of_iwo_jima.htm

1968: In South Vietnam, massacre of My Lai. 504 civilians including 182 women and 173 children are killed by an US platoon
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/vietnam/trenches/my_lai.html
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-troops-massacre-south-vietnamese

1968-03-16 My Lai massacre

1975: In Vietnam War, South Vietnamese troops withdrawal from Pleiku and Kontum begins, as thousands of civilians join the soldiers streaming down Route 7B toward the sea
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/south-vietnamese-flee-pleiku-and-kontum

1975-03-16 Central_Highlands_Evacuation

1979: The last Chinese troops leave Vietnam
http://militaryhistorynow.com/2012/11/01/red-vs-red-chinas-bloody-month-long-war-with-vietnam/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q4_-AtXF1G4

1996: US Congress approved the sale of weapons to Taiwan
http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1996-08-24/news/9608240092_1_stinger-renegade-province-taiwan
https://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&ved=0CCEQFjAA&url=https%3A%2F%2Ffas.org%2Fsgp%2Fcrs%2Fweapons%2FRL30957.pdf&ei=cbgFVa_2CMP2UrvLg6AB&usg=AFQjCNElZpO33hJZa0Rojgb-cBUFvwh21w&sig2=_CGPeYsIRTiTlt7rdvCHYg

 

On 16 March in South Asian history

ON 16 MARCH IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on March 16, 2017

1527: The Emperor Babur defeated the Rajputs at the Battle of Kanvaha in India
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Khanwa
http://www.agefotostock.com/en/Stock-Images/Rights-Managed/RPL-063508

1792: Tippoo Sahib, the sultan of Mysore, surrenders to British forces in India on this date, ending his campaign against colonial rule. A treaty will be signed at Seringapatam on March 18
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Third_Anglo-Mysore_War

1901: Birth of Potti Sriramulu, Indian revolutionary, who died of fasting on December 16, 1952
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Potti_Sreeramulu
http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-andhrapradesh/amarajeevi-potti-sriramulu/article3041562.ece
http://www.thehindu.com/thehindu/mp/2002/11/11/stories/2002111101540200.htm

Potti Sriramulu

1940 : Birth of Sreekumaran Thampi, Malayalam lyricist and filmmaker
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sreekumaran_Thampi
http://mathrubhuminews.in/ee/ReadMore/9684/sreekumaran-thampi-carving-images-through-words

1968: Birth of Ananya Khare, Indian actress and teacher
http://www.in.com/ananya-khare/biography-1478.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ananya_Khare

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E5-kspAuN1k

1977: In India, Indira Gandhi loses the élections
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_general_election,_1977

1999: The first bus line between Delhi and Lahore enters in service
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Delhi%E2%80%93Lahore_Bus

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xX6Sw_r8MpU

2009: Pakistan’s government announces the reinstatement of Iftikhar Chaudhry, the deposed chief justice, in a bid to defuse the country’s political crisis and end a protest march that was threatening to turn into a violent confrontation
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2009/03/200931644935339947.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7945294.stm

2010: Sri Lanka’s ex-army chief Sarath Fonseka appears before a military court on charges of participating in politics while in uniform
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8569405.stm

 

 

On 16 March in Southeast Asian history

ON 16 MARCH IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on March 16, 2017

1521: Ferdinand Magellan reaches the Philippines
http://kahimyang.info/kauswagan/articles/1595/today-in-philippine-history-march-16-1521-magellan-sighted-the-eastern-coast-of-samar
http://encyclopedia.thefreedictionary.com/Ferdinand+Magellan

1968: In South Vietnam, massacre of My Lai. 504 civilians including 182 women and 173 children are killed by an US platoon
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/vietnam/trenches/my_lai.html
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-troops-massacre-south-vietnamese

1968-03-16 My Lai massacre

1975: In Vietnam War, South Vietnamese troops withdrawal from Pleiku and Kontum begins, as thousands of civilians join the soldiers streaming down Route 7B toward the sea
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/south-vietnamese-flee-pleiku-and-kontum

1975-03-16 Central_Highlands_Evacuation

1979: The last Chinese troops leave Vietnam
http://militaryhistorynow.com/2012/11/01/red-vs-red-chinas-bloody-month-long-war-with-vietnam/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q4_-AtXF1G4

2014: Cambodian Prince Norodom Ranariddh announces his return to politics amid speculation that he is being brought back by leader Hun Sen to bolster support for his government
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/cambodian-prince-returns-politics

2015: The eldest daughter of Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, Nurul Izzah, is arrested for sedition after reading out in parliament parts of a speech by her father criticising his recent jailing
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-03-16/anwar-ibrahim-daughter-nurul-izzah-arrested-for-sedition/6324050
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2015/03/malaysian-police-arrest-anwar-daughter-150316081657370.html

On 16 March in Japan’s history

ON 16 MARCH IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on March 16, 2017

1800: Birth of Ninko, the 120th Japanese emperor (1817-1846) who died in February 1846
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Nink%C5%8D

1908: China released the Japanese steamship Tatsu Maru
http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&d=PBH19080411.2.112&l=mi&e=——-10–1—-0–https://cdnc.ucr.edu/cgi-bin/cdnc?a=d&d=LAH19080306.2.2

1945: Pacific War, Allies declare Iwo Jima secured
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/fighting-on-iwo-jima-ends
http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/battle_of_iwo_jima.htm

1961: Birth of Michiru Oshima, Japanese composer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michiru_Oshima

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HPdeUaey_P4

1993: Chishu Ryu, Japanese actor (Autumn Afternoon), dies of cancer at 86
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/obituary-chishu-ryu-1498760.html
http://www.a2pcinema.com/ozu-san/ozu/collaborators/ryu_c.htm

 

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

2011: Japanese Emperor Akihito makes an unprecedented televised address to his disaster-stricken nation, saying he was « deeply worried » by the crisis at damaged nuclear reactors and urging people to help each other in difficult times
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/42104850/ns/world_news-asiapacific/
http://www.france24.com/en/20110316-Japan-earthquake-akihito-emperors-rare-tv-appearance-underscores-gravity-nuclear-crisis

2012: Death of Takaaki Yoshimoto, Japanese poet, philosopher, and critic, born on November 25, 1924
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2012/03/17/national/literary-critic-yoshimoto-dies-at-87/#.WMnLrOR-s2w
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takaaki_Yoshimoto

 

On 16 March in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 16 MARCH IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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

Updated on March 16, 2017

934: Meng Zhixiang declares himself emperor and establishes Later Shu as a new state independent of Later Tang
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meng_Zhixiang
http://www.nouahsark.com/en/infocenter/culture/history/monarchs/meng_zhixiang.php

1399: Birth of Xuande Emperor of China who died on January 31, 1435
http://literariasexperiencias.blogspot.fr/2008/09/xuande-emperor.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xuande_Emperor

1908: China released the Japanese steamship Tatsu Maru
http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&d=PBH19080411.2.112&l=mi&e=——-10–1—-0–https://cdnc.ucr.edu/cgi-bin/cdnc?a=d&d=LAH19080306.2.2

1942: Birth of James Soong, Taiwanese politician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Soong

1961: Death of Chen Geng, Chinese military leader, born on February 27, 1903
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chen_Geng
http://www.china.org.cn/english/China/218948.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/2289.html

1979: The last Chinese troops leave Vietnam
http://militaryhistorynow.com/2012/11/01/red-vs-red-chinas-bloody-month-long-war-with-vietnam/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q4_-AtXF1G4

1996: US Congress approved the sale of weapons to Taiwan
http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1996-08-24/news/9608240092_1_stinger-renegade-province-taiwan
https://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&ved=0CCEQFjAA&url=https%3A%2F%2Ffas.org%2Fsgp%2Fcrs%2Fweapons%2FRL30957.pdf&ei=cbgFVa_2CMP2UrvLg6AB&usg=AFQjCNElZpO33hJZa0Rojgb-cBUFvwh21w&sig2=_CGPeYsIRTiTlt7rdvCHYg

2003: Wen Jiabao replaces Zhu Rongji as Chinese Prime Minister
http://www.chinatoday.com/who/w/wen-jiabao.htm

Wen Jiabao 2003-03-16