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On 12 April in Asian history

 

ON 12 APRIL IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on April 12, 2016

599 BC Birth of Mahavira, the 24th Tirthankara of Jainism who died in 527 BC
http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/jainism/history/mahavira.shtml
http://www.vam.ac.uk/content/articles/j/jainism-the-story-of-mahavira/
http://www.hearty-india.com/2011/06/mahavir-jayanti-vardhamanas-bday.html

1852: In the Second Burmese war, Rangoon is occupied by the British
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Anglo-Burmese_War
http://www.gktoday.in/second-anglo-burmese-war/

1852-04-12  Prise de Rangon

1868: Birth of Akiyama Saneyuki, Japanese naval commander, who died on 4 February 1918
http://www.ndl.go.jp/portrait/e/datas/222.html

1895: Bonifacio first declaration of the Philippines independence inside a cave at Pamitinan


http://kahimyang.info/kauswagan/articles/1067/today-in-philippine-history-april-12-1895-bonifacio-first-declared-independence-inside-a-cave-pamitinan
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pamitinan_Cave

1912: Birth of Sri Sultan Hamengkubuwono IX, second vice president of Indonesia, who died on 1st October 1988
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sri_Sultan_Hamengkubuwono_IX

1913: Birth of Keiko Fukuda, Japanese-born American martial artist
http://judoinfo.com/fukuda.htm

1927: Kuomintang (Guomindang) starts massacre of Communists in Shanghai


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/April_12_Incident
http://alphahistory.com/chineserevolution/shanghai-massacre/
http://hwcahuffman.weebly.com/shanghai-massacre.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/3739.html

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

1928 : Birth of Akbar Padamsee, Indian painter
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Akbar_Padamsee
http://akbarpadamsee.net/biography.html
https://www.google.fr/search?q=Akbar+Padamsee&biw=1366&bih=622&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiksNHejIfMAhUFthoKHe6WBWYQ_AUIBigB&dpr=1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-tkMT7waMmI

1932: Birth of Lakshman Kardirgamar, Sri Lanka politician, who was killed on 12 August 2005
 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lakshman_Kadirgamar

1942: Japan kills about 400 Filipino officers during Bataan Death March
http://www.ducksters.com/history/world_war_ii/bataan_death_march.php

1942-04-12 Massacre officiers Philippins

1945: Birth of Lee Jong-wook, Korean Director-General of the World Health Organization (2003-2006) who died on 22 May 2006
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lee_Jong-wook

1946: Birth of Chen Yifei, Chinese painter who died on April 10, 2005
http://www.chinaonlinemuseum.com/painting-chen-yifei.php

1953: Viet Minh forces invade Laos. Laotian Government requests formal condemnation of Viet Minh aggression

1956: SWRD Bandaranaike, Prime Minister of Ceylon up to his assassination on September 26, 1959
http://www.swrdbandaranaike.lk/his_life.html

1960: Amir Mohammad Khan is sworn in as Governor of West Pakistan, up to September 1966
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malik_Amir_Mohammad_Khan

1962: Death of Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya, Indian politician and engineer, born on September 15, 1860
http://guruprasad.net/posts/celebrate-sir-m-visvesvarayas-birthday-engineers-day/
http://www.vigyanprasar.gov.in/dream/feb2000/article1.htm

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HRHXrR1JpDE

1963: In the confrontation between Indonesia and Malaysia, Indonesian volunteers (in fact regular soldiers) begin to infiltrate Sarawak and Sabah
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indonesia%E2%80%93Malaysia_confrontation

Sarawak et Borneo map

1966: 1st B-52 bombing on North Vietnam
http://www.airpower.maxwell.af.mil/airchronicles/aureview/1968/jan-feb/kipp.html

1972: Chinese Ping-Pong team visits U.S. on two-week tour, including White House reception with President Nixon
https://www.ncuscr.org/content/table-tennis-delegation-1972
http://abcnews.go.com/Archives/video/april-14-1972-chinas-ping-pong-team-visits-13374336

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qGG50HwYBHo

1973: Establishment of diplomatic relations between Paris and Hanoi

1975: In Cambodia, evacuation of the last Americans. France recognizes the National Union Government (Khmer Rouge and prince Sihanouk)
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-embassy-in-cambodia-evacuated
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/april/12/newsid_2524000/2524143.stm

1986: Qiao Shi becomes vice Premier minister of China
http://www.theepochtimes.com/n2/china-news/former-party-official-qiao-shi-publishes-speeches-256708.html

1987: Death of Wang Renwei, Chinese actress, born on November 8, 1914
http://history.cultural-china.com/en/48History7713.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/3900.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yx9iSP8uIhM

2001: In Indonesia, President Wahid authorizes the resumption of military operations against the separatists in Aceh

2006: Death of Dr. Rajkumar, Kannada language film actor/singer (India), born on April 24, 1929
http://www.nytimes.com/2006/04/13/movies/13kumar.html?_r=0
http://www.filmibeat.com/celebs/dr-rajkumar/biography.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/12-april-2006-rajkumar-legendary-kannada-film-actor-died

2008: During the Boa Forum, in Hainan (China), President Hu Jintao meets Taiwan vice-president Vincent Siew. It is the highest-level contact since 1949


http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7343945.stm

2010: Death of Palito, Filipino comedian, born on September 4, 1934
http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/story/188218/showbiz/veteran-comedian-palito-passes-away-at-76
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palito

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SzEZk_WY4UQ

2011 : Death of Sachin Bhowmick, Indian screenwriter and director, born on July 17, 1930
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/hindi/bollywood/news/Sachin-Bhowmick-passes-away/articleshow/7968983.cms

2015: In Japan, candidates backed by Abe’s Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) and junior coalition partner Komeito are elected in all of the 10 gubernatorial polls held across the nation
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/japan-s-ruling-camp-wins/1780158.html

2015: Death of Puren the youngest sibling of the final Qing monarch Puyi, a child-ruler portrayed in the Bernardo Bertolucci film « The Last Emperor »
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/brother-of-china-s-last/1780234.html

2016: Cambodian court charges opposition leader Um Sam An over criticism of Prime Minister Hun Sen’s government border policy with Vietnam
http://www.dw.com/en/cambodian-court-charges-opposition-leader-over-criticism-of-government/a-19180239
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/in-blow-for-immunity-lawmaker-arrested-111206/
http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/cambodian-police-charge-opposition-critic-border-policy-38323659

2016: For the first time since the end of World War II, Japanese destroyers dropped anchor at a Vietnamese port, signifying the two nations’ defense cooperation
http://www.asahi.com/ajw/articles/AJ201604120043.html

On 12 April in South Asian history

ON 12 APRIL IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on April 12, 2017

599 BC Birth of Mahavira, the 24th Tirthankara of Jainism who died in 527 BC
http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/jainism/history/mahavira.shtml
http://www.vam.ac.uk/content/articles/j/jainism-the-story-of-mahavira/
http://www.hearty-india.com/2011/06/mahavir-jayanti-vardhamanas-bday.html

1928 : Birth of Akbar Padamsee, Indian painter
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Akbar_Padamsee
http://akbarpadamsee.net/biography.html
https://www.google.fr/search?q=Akbar+Padamsee&biw=1366&bih=622&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiksNHejIfMAhUFthoKHe6WBWYQ_AUIBigB&dpr=1

1932: Birth of Lakshman Kardirgamar, Sri Lanka politician, who was killed on 12 August 2005
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lakshman_Kadirgamar

1956: SWRD Bandaranaike, Prime Minister of Ceylon up to his assassination on September 26, 1959
http://www.swrdbandaranaike.lk/his_life.html

1960: Amir Mohammad Khan is sworn in as Governor of West Pakistan, up to September 1966
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malik_Amir_Mohammad_Khan

1962: Death of Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya, Indian politician and engineer, born on September 15, 1860
http://guruprasad.net/posts/celebrate-sir-m-visvesvarayas-birthday-engineers-day/
http://www.vigyanprasar.gov.in/dream/feb2000/article1.htm

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HRHXrR1JpDE

2006: Death of Dr. Rajkumar, Kannada language film actor/singer (India), born on April 24, 1929
http://www.nytimes.com/2006/04/13/movies/13kumar.html?_r=0
http://www.filmibeat.com/celebs/dr-rajkumar/biography.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/12-april-2006-rajkumar-legendary-kannada-film-actor-died

2011 : Death of Sachin Bhowmick, Indian screenwriter and director, born on July 17, 1930
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/hindi/bollywood/news/Sachin-Bhowmick-passes-away/articleshow/7968983.cms

On 12 April in Southeast Asian history

 1942-04-12 Massacre officiers Philippins

ON 12 APRIL IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on April 12, 2017

1852: In the Second Burmese war, Rangoon is occupied by the British
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Anglo-Burmese_War
http://www.gktoday.in/second-anglo-burmese-war/

1852-04-12  Prise de Rangon

1895: Bonifacio first declaration of the Philippines independence inside a cave at Pamitinan
http://kahimyang.info/kauswagan/articles/1067/today-in-philippine-history-april-12-1895-bonifacio-first-declared-independence-inside-a-cave-pamitinan
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pamitinan_Cave

1912: Birth of Sri Sultan Hamengkubuwono IX, second vice president of Indonesia, who died on 1st October 1988
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sri_Sultan_Hamengkubuwono_IX

1942: Japan kills about 400 Filipino officers during Bataan Death March
http://www.ducksters.com/history/world_war_ii/bataan_death_march.php

1942-04-12 Massacre officiers Philippins

1953: Viet Minh forces invade Laos. Laotian Government requests formal condemnation of Viet Minh aggression

1956: SWRD Bandaranaike, Prime Minister of Ceylon up to his assassination on September 26, 1959
http://www.swrdbandaranaike.lk/his_life.html

1963: In the confrontation between Indonesia and Malaysia, Indonesian volunteers (in fact regular soldiers) begin to infiltrate Sarawak and Sabah
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indonesia%E2%80%93Malaysia_confrontation

Sarawak et Borneo map

1966: 1st B-52 bombing on North Vietnam
http://www.airpower.maxwell.af.mil/airchronicles/aureview/1968/jan-feb/kipp.html

1973: Establishment of diplomatic relations between Paris and Hanoi

1975: In Cambodia, evacuation of the last Americans. France recognizes the National Union Government (Khmer Rouge and prince Sihanouk)
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-embassy-in-cambodia-evacuated
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/april/12/newsid_2524000/2524143.stm

2001: In Indonesia, President Wahid authorizes the resumption of military operations against the separatists in Aceh

2010: Death of Palito, Filipino comedian, born on September 4, 1934
http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/story/188218/showbiz/veteran-comedian-palito-passes-away-at-76
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palito

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SzEZk_WY4UQ

2016: Cambodian court charges opposition leader Um Sam An over criticism of Prime Minister Hun Sen’s government border policy with Vietnam
http://www.dw.com/en/cambodian-court-charges-opposition-leader-over-criticism-of-government/a-19180239
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/in-blow-for-immunity-lawmaker-arrested-111206/
http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/cambodian-police-charge-opposition-critic-border-policy-38323659

2016: For the first time since the end of World War II, Japanese destroyers dropped anchor at a Vietnamese port, signifying the two nations’ defense cooperation
http://www.asahi.com/ajw/articles/AJ201604120043.html

On 12 April in Japan’s history

ON 12 APRIL IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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

Updated on April 12, 2017

1868: Birth of Akiyama Saneyuki, Japanese naval commander, who died on 4 February 1918
http://www.ndl.go.jp/portrait/e/datas/222.html

1913: Birth of Keiko Fukuda, Japanese-born American martial artist
http://judoinfo.com/fukuda.htm

1942: Japan kills about 400 Filipino officers during Bataan Death March
http://www.ducksters.com/history/world_war_ii/bataan_death_march.php

1942-04-12 Massacre officiers Philippins

1985: Birth of Hitomi Yoshizawa, Japanese singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hitomi_Yoshizawa

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E-kJBXQnwmg

2015: In Japan, candidates backed by Abe’s Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) and junior coalition partner Komeito are elected in all of the 10 gubernatorial polls held across the nation
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/japan-s-ruling-camp-wins/1780158.html

2016: For the first time since the end of World War II, Japanese destroyers dropped anchor at a Vietnamese port, signifying the two nations’ defense cooperation
http://www.asahi.com/ajw/articles/AJ201604120043.html

 

On 12 April in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 12 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 12, 2017

1927: Kuomintang (Guomindang) starts massacre of Communists in Shanghai

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/April_12_Incident
http://alphahistory.com/chineserevolution/shanghai-massacre/
http://hwcahuffman.weebly.com/shanghai-massacre.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/3739.html

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

1946: Birth of Chen Yifei, Chinese painter who died on April 10, 2005
http://www.chinaonlinemuseum.com/painting-chen-yifei.php

1972: Chinese Ping-Pong team visits U.S. on two-week tour, including White House reception with President Nixon
https://www.ncuscr.org/content/table-tennis-delegation-1972
http://abcnews.go.com/Archives/video/april-14-1972-chinas-ping-pong-team-visits-13374336

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qGG50HwYBHo

1986: Qiao Shi becomes vice Premier minister of China
http://www.theepochtimes.com/n2/china-news/former-party-official-qiao-shi-publishes-speeches-256708.html

1987: Death of Wang Renwei, Chinese actress, born on November 8, 1914
http://history.cultural-china.com/en/48History7713.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/3900.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yx9iSP8uIhM

2008: During the Boa Forum, in Hainan (China), President Hu Jintao meets Taiwan vice-president Vincent Siew. It is the highest-level contact since 1949


http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7343945.stm

2015: Death of Puren the youngest sibling of the final Qing monarch Puyi, a child-ruler portrayed in the Bernardo Bertolucci film « The Last Emperor »
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/brother-of-china-s-last/1780234.html