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On 5 April in Asian history

1976-04-05

ON 5 APRIL  IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on April 5, 2017

1288: Birth of Go-Fushimi, 93th emperor of Japan (1298-1301) who died on 17th May 1336. Don’t confuse with his father Fushimi
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Go-Fushimi

1609: The daimyo of the Satsuma clan in southern Kyushu completes his successful invasion of the Ryukyu kingdom in Okinawa and become a vassal of Japan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Satsuma_Domain

1843: Queen Victoria proclaims Hong Kong a British crown colony
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/3558.html

1846 Wynddham Street

1852: The first substantial blow of the Second Burmese War is struck by the British when the port of Martaban is taken
http://www.gktoday.in/second-anglo-burmese-war/
http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=2635132

1882: Birth of Sung Chiao-jen (Song Jiaoren), a closed ally of Sun Yat-sen, fatally wounded on March 20, 1913
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sung_Chiao-jen
http://history.cultural-china.com/en/47History7237.html

1908: In Korea, the Japanese Army reached the Yalu River as the Russians retreated

1908: Birth of Jagjivan Ram, Indian politician, 4th Deputy Prime Minister of India (1977-1979) who died on July 6, 1986
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jagjivan_Ram
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/5-april-1908-babu-jagjivan-ram-union-minister-was-born

Babu Jagjivan Ram

1920: Birth of Rafiq Zakaria, Indian author who died on 9 July 2005
http://www.thehindu.com/2005/07/10/stories/2005071002261000.htm

1922: Birth of Chatichai Choonhaven, Thai Prime Minister (1988-1991), who died on 6 May 1998
http://biography.yourdictionary.com/general-chatichai-choonhavan

1923: Birth of Nguyen Van Thieu, president of South Vietnam (1967-1975) who died on 29 September 2001
http://www.biography.com/people/nguyen-van-thieu-9542460
http://ngothelinh.tripod.com/NguyenVanThieu.html

1927: Birth of Tanin Kraivixien, Thai Prime Minister (October 1976-October 1977)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tanin_Kraivixien

1942: Japanese Navy attacks Colombo in Ceylon (Sri Lanka). Royal Navy cruisers HMS Cornwall and HMS Dorsetshire are sunk southwest of the island
http://www.sundaytimes.lk/100411/Plus/plus_26.html
http://www.lankalibrary.com/geo/japan4.htm
http://www.journal.forces.gc.ca/vo7/no4/stuart-eng.asp
http://www.battleships-cruisers.co.uk/hms_cornwall.htm

1942-06-05 HMS Cornwall

1945: Soviet Union denounces the Neutrality Pact signed with Japan
http://www.quora.com/What-were-the-relations-enjoyed-between-Japan-and-the-Soviet-Union-during-the-Second-World-War
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=199

1945: Kuniaki Koiso resigns as PM of Japan, replaced by Kantaro Suzuki
http://ww2db.com/person_bio.php?person_id=255
http://ww2db.com/person_bio.php?person_id=292

1947: Birth of Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, 14th president of the Philippines (2001-2010)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gloria_Macapagal-Arroyo
http://www.biography.com/people/gloria-macapagal-arroyo-40469

1955: Birth of Akira Toriyama, Japanese manga artist
http://lambiek.net/artists/t/toriyama_akira.htm

1956: In Sri Lanka, the Mahajana Eksath Peramuna wins the general elections in a landslide and Solomon W.R.D. Bandaranaike sworn in as the PM
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sri_Lankan_parliamentary_election%2C_1956
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahajana_Eksath_Peramuna_(1956)

1957: In India, communists win their first elections in united Kerala and E.M.S. Namboodiripad is sworn in as the first chief minister
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/e-m-s-namboodiripad.html
http://cpim.org/content/e-m-s-namboodiripad

1958: Birth of Lasantha Wickrematunge, Sri Lankan journalist, assassinated on January 8, 2009
http://www.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,1870440,00.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lasantha_Wickrematunge

1967: Birth of Anu Garg, Indian-American author and speaker
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anu_Garg

1969: Massive anti-Vietnam war demonstrations occur in many United States cities
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/antiwar-demonstrations-held-across-united-states

1970: Birth of Miho Hatori, Japanese singer and songwriter
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miho_Hatori

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8TXwymUtqiA

1971: In Sri Lanka, the Janatha Viwukthi Peramune (JVP) launches insurrection against the United Front government of Sirimavo Bandaranaike
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rohana_Wijeweera
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Janatha_Vimukthi_Peramuna

1971: Birth of Dong Abay, Filipino musician, singer and songwriter
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dong_Abay

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N5Qx-6xOC5c

1972: North Vietnamese troops invade Binh Long province, launching a second front in the Nguyen Hue Offensive
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/north-vietnamese-launch-second-front-of-nguyen-hue-offensive

1974: Birth of Uhm Tae-woong, South Korean actor and singer
http://www.hancinema.net/korean_Eom_Tae-woong.php

1975: Death of Chiang Kai-shek, president of the Republic of China (Taiwan)
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Chiang_Kai-shek
http://www.notablebiographies.com/Ch-Co/Chiang-Kai-Shek.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/3166.html

1975-04-05 Mort de Chiang Kai-sheik

1975 : Death of Xia Peizhen, Chinese actress
http://www.chinesemirror.com/index/2009/08/xia-peizhen-nanjing-heroine.html

1976: In China, on the Qingming Festival (for the death), the April Fifth Movement in honour of Zhou Enlai, leads to the Tiananmen incident against the Gang of Four
http://granitestudio.org/2011/04/05/zhou-enlai-the-qingming-festival-and-the-spring-demonstrations-of-1976/
http://academic.mu.edu/meissnerd/tiananmen-76.htm

http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/3576.html

1976-04-05

 1983-China’s Armed Police Force is established
http://eng.mod.gov.cn/ArmedForces/armed.htm
http://fas.org/irp/world/china/mps/pap.htm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=khDrho-1A6M

1984: Birth of Shin Min-a, South Korean model and actress
http://asianwiki.com/Shin_Min-A

1990: Birth of Haruma Miura, Japanese Actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haruma_Miura
http://www.crunchyroll.com/group/Miura_Haruma

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pW3JmzdxdH4

1993: Death of Divya Bharti, Indian Bollywood actress, born on February 24, 1974
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Divya_Bharti

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9UVPyRHeptY

1998: In Japan, the Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge linking Shikoku with Honsha and costing about $3.8 billion USD, opens to traffic, becoming the largest suspension bridge in the world
http://www.technologystudent.com/culture1/akashi1.htm

2004: General elections in Indonesia. Golkar (party of former president Suharto) comes first, beating the PDI-P of President Megawati who was first in 1999
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indonesian_legislative_election,_2004

2007: Death of Leela Majumdar, Bengali writer. She was born on 26 February 1908
http://parabaas.com/translation/database/authors/texts/lilamajumdar.html

2009: North Korea launches its controversial Taepodong-2 rocket. The satellite passed over mainland Japan, which prompted an immediate reaction from the United Nations Security Council, as well as participating states of Six-party talks
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/06/world/asia/06korea.html?_r=1&ref=global-home
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2009/04/20094524010906839.html

2012: Hillary Clinton, the US secretary of state, has said Washington will ease restrictions on investment to Myanmar and move quickly to name an ambassador in a further sign of thawing relations between the long-isolated state and Western powers
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/04/20124419585627384.html

2014: In Afghanistan, millions defy Taliban threats to choose successor to President Karzai, in nation’s first democratic transfer of power
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2014/04/afghan-presidential-polls-close-2014451331246955.html
http://www.france24.com/en/20140405-pictures-afghans-go-polls/

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 5 April in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEHY ON 5 APRIL  IN ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on April 5, 2017

1609: The daimyo of the Satsuma clan in southern Kyushu completes his successful invasion of the Ryukyu kingdom in Okinawa and become a vassal of Japan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Satsuma_Domain

1852: The first substantial blow of the Second Burmese War is struck by the British when the port of Martaban is taken
http://www.gktoday.in/second-anglo-burmese-war/
http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=2635132

1908: In Korea, the Japanese Army reached the Yalu River as the Russians retreated

1942: Japanese Navy attacks Colombo in Ceylon (Sri Lanka). Royal Navy cruisers HMS Cornwall and HMS Dorsetshire are sunk southwest of the island
http://www.sundaytimes.lk/100411/Plus/plus_26.html
http://www.lankalibrary.com/geo/japan4.htm
http://www.journal.forces.gc.ca/vo7/no4/stuart-eng.asp
http://www.battleships-cruisers.co.uk/hms_cornwall.htm

1942-06-05 HMS Cornwall

1945: Soviet Union denounces the Neutrality Pact signed with Japan
http://www.quora.com/What-were-the-relations-enjoyed-between-Japan-and-the-Soviet-Union-during-the-Second-World-War
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=199

1969: Massive anti-Vietnam war demonstrations occur in many United States cities
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/antiwar-demonstrations-held-across-united-states

1971: In Sri Lanka, the Janatha Viwukthi Peramune (JVP) launches insurrection against the United Front government of Sirimavo Bandaranaike
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rohana_Wijeweera
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Janatha_Vimukthi_Peramuna

1972: North Vietnamese troops invade Binh Long province, launching a second front in the Nguyen Hue Offensive
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/north-vietnamese-launch-second-front-of-nguyen-hue-offensive

2009: North Korea launches its controversial Taepodong-2 rocket. The satellite passed over mainland Japan, which prompted an immediate reaction from the United Nations Security Council, as well as participating states of Six-party talks
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/06/world/asia/06korea.html?_r=1&ref=global-home
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2009/04/20094524010906839.html

On 5 April in South Asian history

1942-06-05 HMS Cornwall

ON 5 APRIL  IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on April 5, 2017

1908: Birth of Jagjivan Ram, Indian politician, 4th Deputy Prime Minister of India (1977-1979) who died on July 6, 1986
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jagjivan_Ram
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/5-april-1908-babu-jagjivan-ram-union-minister-was-born

Babu Jagjivan Ram

1920: Birth of Rafiq Zakaria, Indian author who died on 9 July 2005
http://www.thehindu.com/2005/07/10/stories/2005071002261000.htm

1942: Japanese Navy attacks Colombo in Ceylon (Sri Lanka). Royal Navy cruisers HMS Cornwall and HMS Dorsetshire are sunk southwest of the island
http://www.sundaytimes.lk/100411/Plus/plus_26.html
http://www.lankalibrary.com/geo/japan4.htm
http://www.journal.forces.gc.ca/vo7/no4/stuart-eng.asp
http://www.battleships-cruisers.co.uk/hms_cornwall.htm

1942-06-05 HMS Cornwall

1956: In Sri Lanka, the Mahajana Eksath Peramuna wins the general elections in a landslide and Solomon W.R.D. Bandaranaike sworn in as the PM
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sri_Lankan_parliamentary_election%2C_1956
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahajana_Eksath_Peramuna_(1956)

1957: In India, communists win their first elections in united Kerala and E.M.S. Namboodiripad is sworn in as the first chief minister
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/e-m-s-namboodiripad.html
http://cpim.org/content/e-m-s-namboodiripad

1958: Birth of Lasantha Wickrematunge, Sri Lankan journalist, assassinated on January 8, 2009
http://www.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,1870440,00.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lasantha_Wickrematunge

1967: Birth of Anu Garg, Indian-American author and speaker
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anu_Garg

1971: In Sri Lanka, the Janatha Viwukthi Peramune (JVP) launches insurrection against the United Front government of Sirimavo Bandaranaike
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rohana_Wijeweera
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Janatha_Vimukthi_Peramuna

1993: Death of Divya Bharti, Indian Bollywood actress, born on February 24, 1974
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Divya_Bharti

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9UVPyRHeptY

2007: Death of Leela Majumdar, Bengali writer. She was born on 26 February 1908
http://parabaas.com/translation/database/authors/texts/lilamajumdar.html

2014: In Afghanistan, millions defy Taliban threats to choose successor to President Karzai, in nation’s first democratic transfer of power
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2014/04/afghan-presidential-polls-close-2014451331246955.html
http://www.france24.com/en/20140405-pictures-afghans-go-polls/

On 5 April in Southeast Asian history

ON 5 APRIL  IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on April 5, 2017

1852: The first substantial blow of the Second Burmese War is struck by the British when the port of Martaban is taken
http://www.gktoday.in/second-anglo-burmese-war/
http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=2635132

1922: Birth of Chatichai Choonhaven, Thai Prime Minister (1988-1991), who died on 6 May 1998
http://biography.yourdictionary.com/general-chatichai-choonhavan

1923: Birth of Nguyen Van Thieu, president of South Vietnam (1967-1975) who died on 29 September 2001
http://www.biography.com/people/nguyen-van-thieu-9542460
http://ngothelinh.tripod.com/NguyenVanThieu.html

1927: Birth of Tanin Kraivixien, Thai Prime Minister (October 1976-October 1977)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tanin_Kraivixien

1947: Birth of Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, 14th president of the Philippines (2001-2010)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gloria_Macapagal-Arroyo
http://www.biography.com/people/gloria-macapagal-arroyo-40469

1969: Massive anti-Vietnam war demonstrations occur in many United States cities
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/antiwar-demonstrations-held-across-united-states

1971: Birth of Dong Abay, Filipino musician, singer and songwriter
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dong_Abay

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N5Qx-6xOC5c

1972: North Vietnamese troops invade Binh Long province, launching a second front in the Nguyen Hue Offensive
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/north-vietnamese-launch-second-front-of-nguyen-hue-offensive

2004: General elections in Indonesia. Golkar (party of former president Suharto) comes first, beating the PDI-P of President Megawati who was first in 1999
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indonesian_legislative_election,_2004

2012: Hillary Clinton, the US secretary of state, has said Washington will ease restrictions on investment to Myanmar and move quickly to name an ambassador in a further sign of thawing relations between the long-isolated state and Western powers
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/04/20124419585627384.html

On 5 April in Japan’s history

ON 5 APRIL  IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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

Updated on April 5, 2017

1288: Birth of Go-Fushimi, 93th emperor of Japan (1298-1301) who died on 17th May 1336. Don’t confuse with his father Fushimi
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Go-Fushimi

1609: The daimyo of the Satsuma clan in southern Kyushu completes his successful invasion of the Ryukyu kingdom in Okinawa and become a vassal of Japan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Satsuma_Domain

1908: In Korea, the Japanese Army reached the Yalu River as the Russians retreated

1942: Japanese Navy attacks Colombo in Ceylon (Sri Lanka). Royal Navy cruisers HMS Cornwall and HMS Dorsetshire are sunk southwest of the island
http://www.sundaytimes.lk/100411/Plus/plus_26.html
http://www.lankalibrary.com/geo/japan4.htm
http://www.journal.forces.gc.ca/vo7/no4/stuart-eng.asp
http://www.battleships-cruisers.co.uk/hms_cornwall.htm

1942-06-05 HMS Cornwall

1945: Soviet Union denounces the Neutrality Pact signed with Japan
http://www.quora.com/What-were-the-relations-enjoyed-between-Japan-and-the-Soviet-Union-during-the-Second-World-War
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=199

1945: Kuniaki Koiso resigns as PM of Japan, replaced by Kantaro Suzuki
http://ww2db.com/person_bio.php?person_id=255
http://ww2db.com/person_bio.php?person_id=292

1955: Birth of Akira Toriyama, Japanese manga artist
http://lambiek.net/artists/t/toriyama_akira.htm

1970: Birth of Miho Hatori, Japanese singer and songwriter
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miho_Hatori

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8TXwymUtqiA

1990: Birth of Haruma Miura, Japanese Actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haruma_Miura

http://www.crunchyroll.com/group/Miura_Haruma

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pW3JmzdxdH4

1998: In Japan, the Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge linking Shikoku with Honsha and costing about $3.8 billion USD, opens to traffic, becoming the largest suspension bridge in the world
http://www.technologystudent.com/culture1/akashi1.htm

2009: North Korea launches its controversial Taepodong-2 rocket. The satellite passed over mainland Japan, which prompted an immediate reaction from the United Nations Security Council, as well as participating states of Six-party talks
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/06/world/asia/06korea.html?_r=1&ref=global-home
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2009/04/20094524010906839.html

On 5 April in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

1975-04-05-Mort-de-Chiang-Kai-sheik

ON 5 APRIL  IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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

Updated on April 5, 2017

1843: Queen Victoria proclaims Hong Kong a British crown colonyhttp://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/3558.html

1846 Wynddham Street

1882: Birth of Sung Chiao-jen (Song Jiaoren), a closed ally of Sun Yat-sen, fatally wounded on March 20, 1913
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sung_Chiao-jen
http://history.cultural-china.com/en/47History7237.html

1975: Death of Chiang Kai-shek, president of the Republic of China
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Chiang_Kai-shek
http://www.notablebiographies.com/Ch-Co/Chiang-Kai-Shek.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/3166.html

1975-04-05 Mort de Chiang Kai-sheik

1975 : Death of Xia Peizhen, Chinese actress
http://www.chinesemirror.com/index/2009/08/xia-peizhen-nanjing-heroine.html

1976: In China, on the Qingming Festival (for the death), the April Fifth Movement in honour of Zhou Enlai, leads to the Tiananmen incident against the Gang of Four
http://granitestudio.org/2011/04/05/zhou-enlai-the-qingming-festival-and-the-spring-demonstrations-of-1976/
http://academic.mu.edu/meissnerd/tiananmen-76.htm

http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/3576.html

1976-04-05

 1983-China’s Armed Police Force is established
http://eng.mod.gov.cn/ArmedForces/armed.htm
http://fas.org/irp/world/china/mps/pap.htm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=khDrho-1A6M