Daily Archives: 17 mars 2017

On 17 March in Asian history

ON 17 MARCH IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on March 17, 2017

927: Birth of Zhao Kuangyin who will be first Song dynasty Emperor from 960 to 976
http://melanconent.com/lib/knowl/history/china/song/north.html
http://history.cultural-china.com/en/46History193.html?PHPSESSID=4d44bc2046499ae24ab26daebd8a97b4

1001: Kiling, the Rajah of Butuan in the island of Mindanao (Philippines) sends a tributary mission to the Song Dynasty of China
http://thebulwaganfoundation.wordpress.com/2010/09/01/the-kingdom-of-butuan/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kingdom_of_Butuan

1231: Birth of the 87th Japanese emperor Shijo in 1232, who died in an accident on February 10, 1242
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Shij%C5%8D

1272: Death of Go-Saga, the 88th emperor of Japan (1232-1246), born on April, 1, 1220
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Go-Saga

1425: Death of Ashikaga Yoshikazu, 5th shogun of the Ashikaga shogunate from 1423 to 1425
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ashikaga_Yoshikazu

1798: The Dutch East India Company is dissolved
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dutch_East_India_Company

1824: British and Dutch sign Treaty of London and divide the Indies between themselves. The Dutch claim Sumatra, Java, Maluku, Irian Jaya, and so on. The British claim Malaya and Singapore, and retain an interest in North Borneo. Aceh is supposed to remain independent
http://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/history/events/5005d886-9c27-421e-a22d-44fb5965350c
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anglo-Dutch_Treaty_of_1824

1864: Birth of Joseph Baptista, Indian Home Rule Movement founder who died in 1930
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Baptista

1890: Anglo-Chinese convention of Calcutta (Kolkata), which established the Tibetan renunciation of suzerainty over Sikkim, and delimited the border between Tibet and Sikkim
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sikkim_Expedition
http://www.tibetjustice.org/materials/treaties/treaties9.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/3183.html

1894: USA & China sign treaty preventing Chinese laborers from entering USA

1907: Birth of Takeo Miki, 66th Japanese premier (1974-1976), who died on November 4, 1988
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takeo_Miki

1919: China’s first batch of work-study students in France leave Shanghai to France. Among them, the next year, will be Zhou Enlai and Deng Xiaoping
http://www.sacu.org/dengfrance.html

Deng à 16 ans

 1920: Birth of Sheik Mujibur Raman, father of Bangladesh independence (1971) assassinated on August 15, 1975
http://www.bhclondon.org.uk/Father%20of%20the%20Nation.html
https://albd.org/index.php/party/bangabandhu-sheikh-mujib/lifesketch

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman 3

1939: The Battle of Nanchang, between the Kuomintang and the Japanese breaks out
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Nanchang
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=178
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/2169.html

1939-03-17 Nanchang battle starts

1941: Birth of Wang Jin-pyng, Taiwanese KMT politician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wang_Jin-pyng

1942: General MacArthur arrives in Australia to become supreme commander of Allied forces in the southwest Pacific theater during World War II
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/0317.html#article

1946: Death of Dai Li, Chinese Chiang Kai-shek head of secret police born on May 17, 1897
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dai_Li
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/2810.html

1953: Birth of Filemon Lagman, Filipino communist revolutionary, assassinated on February 6, 2001
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Filemon_Lagman
http://www.hartford-hwp.com/archives/54a/183.html

1957: Death of the Philippines president Ramon Magsaysay in an airplane crash
http://kahimyang.info/kauswagan/articles/1020/today-in-philippine-history-march-17-1957-president-ramon-magsaysay-died-in-a-plane-crash-in-cebu
http://www.rmaf.org.ph/Ramon-Magsaysay/ramon-magsaysay.htm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T1RLuPR9s5c

1959: Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama, flees Lhasa to India


http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7948547.stm
http://writersalmanac.org/note/mar-17-on-this-day-dalai-lama-flees-to-india/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wpyEL_CX7_Q

1963: Mount Agung erupts on Bali (Indonesia). 11,000 dead
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Agung
http://www.britishpathe.com/record.php?id=62879

1963: Birth of Alex Fong Chung-Sun, Chinese actor
http://asianfanatics.net/forum/lofiversion/index.php/t27369.html
http://www.lovehkfilm.com/people/fong_alex.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S0iMe42f7A4

1964: The U.S. pledges « to furnish assistance and support to South Vietnam for as long as it is required to bring Communist aggression and terrorism under control. »

1968: Anti-Vietnam war demonstration turns violent in London
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/march/17/newsid_2818000/2818967.stm

1970: My Lai massacre In 1968: The United States Army charges 14 officers with suppressing information related to the incident

1973: Birth of Rico Blanco, Filipino singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rico_Blanco

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

1973: Captain So Potra, a Cambodian Air force officer robs an airplane and bombs the palace of president Lon Nol. Around 20 are killed
http://idnc.library.illinois.edu/cgi-bin/illinois?a=d&d=DIL19731120.2.73

1975: Birth of Puneet Rajkumar, Indian (Kannada) actor, singer and director
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Puneet_Rajkumar

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

1979: Birth of Sharman Joshi, Indian actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sharman_Joshi
http://sharmanjoshi.com/about.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1VOZYnVwxKw

1980: Death of Prince Boun Oum, twice Laos’ prime minister: 1948-1950 and 1960-1962
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boun_Oum

1998: Zhu Rongji  is elected Chinese prime minister by the National Congress, up to March 2003
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/66108.stm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/3008.html

1999: In Indonesia, beginning of riots in West-Kalimantan against Madura migrants. More than 250 will be killed
http://www.theguardian.com/world/1999/mar/20/johnaglionby
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/299406.stm
http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/1999/04/indo-a06.html

Bornéo Dayaks 1

2002: Death of Van Tien Dung, Vietnamese general and politician, born on May 2, 1917
http://www.economist.com/node/1056849
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Van_Tien_Dung

2003: Death of Su Buqing, Chinese mathematician and educator, born on September 23, 1902
http://kaleidoscope.cultural-china.com/en/185Kaleidoscope6386.html

2008: In China, the Premier Wen Jiabao forms a new cabinet including five super ministers
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2008-03/17/content_7810070.htm

2008: Violence spills over Tibet into neighboring provinces

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB120661528938768371.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2008_Tibetan_unrest

2009: Seven sharia (Islamic law) courts open in Pakistan’s northwest Swat Valley region as part of a peace agreement signed between tribal leaders and the government last month
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2009/03/200931715490896931.html

2012: East Timor votes in the country’s second presidential election as a free nation, seen as a key test for a young democracy taking charge of its own security as UN forces prepare to leave.
http://www.france24.com/en/20120317-east-timor-test-vote-presidential-election-timor-leste

2015: Pakistan hang 12 male convicts, the largest number of people executed on the same day since an unofficial moratorium on capital punishment was lifted in December
http://uk.reuters.com/article/2015/03/17/uk-pakistan-executions-idUKKBN0MD0E120150317 http://tribune.com.pk/story/854551/pakistan-hangs-12-men-in-largest-execution-since-moratorium-lifted/

2016: China resumes ties with former Taiwan ally Gambia, ending an unofficial diplomatic truce between China and Taiwan following January’s landslide election of the leader of a pro-independence party as the self-ruled island’s president
http://worldaffairsjournal.org/content/moving-resume-ties-gambia-china-ends-diplomatic-truce-taiwan
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/front/archives/2016/03/18/2003641843

 

Holidays and observances

Children’s Day (Bangladesh)

Thailand: National Muay Thai Day

wars, conflicts and strategy on 17 March in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 17 MARCH IN ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on March 17, 2017

1001: Kiling, the Rajah of Butuan in the island of Mindanao (Philippines) sends a tributary mission to the Song Dynasty of China
http://thebulwaganfoundation.wordpress.com/2010/09/01/the-kingdom-of-butuan/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kingdom_of_Butuan

1824: British and Dutch sign Treaty of London and divide the Indies between themselves. The Dutch claim Sumatra, Java, Maluku, Irian Jaya, and so on. The British claim Malaya and Singapore, and retain an interest in North Borneo. Aceh is supposed to remain independent
http://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/history/events/5005d886-9c27-421e-a22d-44fb5965350c
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anglo-Dutch_Treaty_of_1824

1890: Anglo-Chinese convention of Calcutta (Kolkata), which established the Tibetan renunciation of suzerainty over Sikkim, and delimited the border between Tibet and Sikkim
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sikkim_Expedition
http://www.tibetjustice.org/materials/treaties/treaties9.html

1939: The Battle of Nanchang, between the Kuomintang and the Japanese breaks out
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Nanchang
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=178
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/2169.html

1939-03-17 Nanchang battle starts

1942: General MacArthur arrives in Australia to become supreme commander of Allied forces in the southwest Pacific theater during World War II
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/0317.html#article

1959: Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama, flees Lhasa to India


http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7948547.stm
http://writersalmanac.org/note/mar-17-on-this-day-dalai-lama-flees-to-india/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wpyEL_CX7_Q

1964: The U.S. pledges « to furnish assistance and support to South Vietnam for as long as it is required to bring Communist aggression and terrorism under control. »

1968: Anti-Vietnam war demonstration turns violent in London
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/march/17/newsid_2818000/2818967.stm

1970: My Lai massacre In 1968: The United States Army charges 14 officers with suppressing information related to the incident

2008: Violence spills over Tibet into neighboring provinces
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB120661528938768371.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2008_Tibetan_unrest

On 17 March in South Asian history

ON 17 MARCH IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on March 17, 2017

1864: Birth of Joseph Baptista, Indian Home Rule Movement founder who died in 1930
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Baptista

1890: Anglo-Chinese convention of Calcutta (Kolkata), which established the Tibetan renunciation of suzerainty over Sikkim, and delimited the border between Tibet and Sikkim
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sikkim_Expedition
http://www.tibetjustice.org/materials/treaties/treaties9.html

 1920: Birth of Sheik Mujibur Raman, father of Bangladesh independence (1971) assassinated on August 15, 1975
http://www.bhclondon.org.uk/Father%20of%20the%20Nation.html
https://albd.org/index.php/party/bangabandhu-sheikh-mujib/lifesketch

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman 3

1959: Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama, flees Lhasa to India

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7948547.stm
http://writersalmanac.org/note/mar-17-on-this-day-dalai-lama-flees-to-india/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wpyEL_CX7_Q

1975: Birth of Puneet Rajkumar, Indian (Kannada) actor, singer and director
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Puneet_Rajkumar

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

1979: Birth of Sharman Joshi, Indian actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sharman_Joshi
http://sharmanjoshi.com/about.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1VOZYnVwxKw

2008: Violence spills over Tibet into neighboring provinces
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB120661528938768371.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2008_Tibetan_unrest

2009: Seven sharia (Islamic law) courts open in Pakistan’s northwest Swat Valley region as part of a peace agreement signed between tribal leaders and the government last month
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2009/03/200931715490896931.html

2015: Pakistan hang 12 male convicts, the largest number of people executed on the same day since an unofficial moratorium on capital punishment was lifted in December
http://uk.reuters.com/article/2015/03/17/uk-pakistan-executions-idUKKBN0MD0E120150317 http://tribune.com.pk/story/854551/pakistan-hangs-12-men-in-largest-execution-since-moratorium-lifted/

 

Holidays and observances

Children’s Day (Bangladesh)

On 17 March in Southeast Asian history

ON 17 MARCH IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on March 17, 2017

1001: Kiling, the Rajah of Butuan in the island of Mindanao (Philippines) sends a tributary mission to the Song Dynasty of China
http://thebulwaganfoundation.wordpress.com/2010/09/01/the-kingdom-of-butuan/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kingdom_of_Butuan

1798: The Dutch East India Company is dissolved
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dutch_East_India_Company

1824: British and Dutch sign Treaty of London and divide the Indies between themselves. The Dutch claim Sumatra, Java, Maluku, Irian Jaya, and so on. The British claim Malaya and Singapore, and retain an interest in North Borneo. Aceh is supposed to remain independent
http://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/history/events/5005d886-9c27-421e-a22d-44fb5965350c
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anglo-Dutch_Treaty_of_1824

1953: Birth of Filemon Lagman, Filipino communist revolutionary, assassinated on February 6, 2001
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Filemon_Lagman
http://www.hartford-hwp.com/archives/54a/183.html

1957: Death of the Philippines president Ramon Magsaysay in an airplane crash
http://kahimyang.info/kauswagan/articles/1020/today-in-philippine-history-march-17-1957-president-ramon-magsaysay-died-in-a-plane-crash-in-cebu
http://www.rmaf.org.ph/Ramon-Magsaysay/ramon-magsaysay.htm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T1RLuPR9s5c

1963: Mount Agung erupts on Bali (Indonesia). 11,000 dead
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Agung
http://www.britishpathe.com/record.php?id=62879

1964: The U.S. pledges « to furnish assistance and support to South Vietnam for as long as it is required to bring Communist aggression and terrorism under control. »

1968: Anti-Vietnam war demonstration turns violent in London
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/march/17/newsid_2818000/2818967.stm

1970: My Lai massacre In 1968: The United States Army charges 14 officers with suppressing information related to the incident

1973: Birth of Rico Blanco, Filipino singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rico_Blanco

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

1973: Captain So Potra, a Cambodian Air force officer robs an airplane and bombs the palace of president Lon Nol. Around 20 are killed
http://idnc.library.illinois.edu/cgi-bin/illinois?a=d&d=DIL19731120.2.73

1980: Death of Prince Boun Oum, twice Laos’ prime minister: 1948-1950 and 1960-1962
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boun_Oum

1999: In Indonesia, beginning of riots in West-Kalimantan against Madura migrants. More than 250 will be killed
http://www.theguardian.com/world/1999/mar/20/johnaglionby
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/299406.stm
http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/1999/04/indo-a06.html

Bornéo Dayaks 1

2002: Death of Van Tien Dung, Vietnamese general and politician, born on May 2, 1917
http://www.economist.com/node/1056849
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Van_Tien_Dung

2012: East Timor votes in the country’s second presidential election as a free nation, seen as a key test for a young democracy taking charge of its own security as UN forces prepare to leave.
http://www.france24.com/en/20120317-east-timor-test-vote-presidential-election-timor-leste

 

Holidays and observances

Thailand: National Muay Thai Day

On 17 March in Japan’s history

ON 17 MARCH IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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

Updated on March 17, 2017

1231: Birth of the 87th Japanese emperor Shijo in 1232, who died in an accident on February 10, 1242
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Shij%C5%8D

1272: Death of Go-Saga, the 88th emperor of Japan (1232-1246), born on April, 1, 1220
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Go-Saga

1425: Death of Ashikaga Yoshikazu, 5th shogun of the Ashikaga shogunate from 1423 to 1425
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ashikaga_Yoshikazu

1907: Birth of Takeo Miki, 66th Japanese premier (1974-1976), who died on November 4, 1988
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takeo_Miki

1939: The Battle of Nanchang, between the Kuomintang and the Japanese breaks out
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Nanchang
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=178

 

 1939-03-17 Nanchang battle starts

On 17 March in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 17 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 17, 2017

927: Birth of Zhao Kuangyin who will be first Song dynasty Emperor from 960 to 976
http://melanconent.com/lib/knowl/history/china/song/north.html
http://history.cultural-china.com/en/46History193.html?PHPSESSID=4d44bc2046499ae24ab26daebd8a97b4

1001: Kiling, the Rajah of Butuan in the island of Mindanao (Philippines) sends a tributary mission to the Song Dynasty of China
http://thebulwaganfoundation.wordpress.com/2010/09/01/the-kingdom-of-butuan/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kingdom_of_Butuan

1890: Anglo-Chinese convention of Calcutta (Kolkata), which established the Tibetan renunciation of suzerainty over Sikkim, and delimited the border between Tibet and Sikkim
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sikkim_Expedition
http://www.tibetjustice.org/materials/treaties/treaties9.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/3183.html

1894: USA & China sign treaty preventing Chinese laborers from entering USA

1919: China’s first batch of work-study students in France leave Shanghai to France. Among them, the next year, will be Zhou Enlai and Deng Xiaoping
http://www.sacu.org/dengfrance.html

Deng à 16 ans

 1939: The Battle of Nanchang, between the Kuomintang and the Japanese breaks out
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Nanchang
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=178
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/2169.html

1939-03-17 Nanchang battle starts

1941: Birth of Wang Jin-pyng, Taiwanese KMT politician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wang_Jin-pyng

1946: Death of Dai Li, Chinese Chiang Kai-shek head of secret police born on May 17, 1897
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dai_Li
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/2810.html

1959: Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama, flees Lhasa to India

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7948547.stm
http://writersalmanac.org/note/mar-17-on-this-day-dalai-lama-flees-to-india/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wpyEL_CX7_Q

1963: Birth of Alex Fong Chung-Sun, Chinese actor
http://asianfanatics.net/forum/lofiversion/index.php/t27369.html
http://www.lovehkfilm.com/people/fong_alex.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S0iMe42f7A4

1998: Zhu Rongji  is elected Chinese prime minister by the National Congress, up to March 2003
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/66108.stm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/3008.html

2008: In China, the Premier Wen Jiabao forms a new cabinet including five super ministers
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2008-03/17/content_7810070.htm

2008: Violence spills over Tibet into neighboring provinces
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB120661528938768371.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2008_Tibetan_unrest

2016: China resumes ties with former Taiwan ally Gambia, ending an unofficial diplomatic truce between China and Taiwan following January’s landslide election of the leader of a pro-independence party as the self-ruled island’s president
http://worldaffairsjournal.org/content/moving-resume-ties-gambia-china-ends-diplomatic-truce-taiwan
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/front/archives/2016/03/18/2003641843