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On 13 April in Asian history

ON 13 APRIL IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on April 13, 2017

548: Death of Ly Nam De, emperor of Vietnam, born on October 17, 503
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ly_Nam_De

Ly Nam de

1592: A force of 7,000 Japanese sailed to the port of Busan, on Korea’s southeast coast and sack  the city after a short siege

1612: Death of Sasaki Kojiro, Japanese samurai, defeated in a duel by Miyamoto Musashi
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sasaki_Kojir%C5%8D
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miyamoto_Musashi

1699: Guru Gobind Singh Ji, the Tenth Sikh Guru, creates Khalsa order at Anandpur Sahib, Punjab
http://www.sikh-history.com/sikhhist/gurus/nanak10.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khalsa
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guru_Gobind_Singh

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x4hgtEpNXoE

1735: Sakuramachi becomes the 115th emperor of Japan (up to June 9, 1747), succeeding Nakamikado (1709-1735). Born on February 1720, Died on May 28, 1750
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Sakuramachi

1796: The first elephant ever seen in the United States arrives from India

1842: During the First Afghan War, end of the siege of Jellalabad
http://britishbattles.com/first-afghan-war/siege-jellalabad.htm

1890: Birth of Dadasaheb Torne, Indian director and producer who died on January 19, 1960
http://www.dnaindia.com/pune/report-dadasaheb-torne-not-dadasaheb-phalke-was-pioneer-of-indian-cinema-1826721

Dadasaheb Torne

1904: A squadron of the Russian fleet is decoyed out of Port Arthur by Japanese maneuvers, when they realize they are sailing into a trap; their battleship Petropavlovsk hits a mine and sinks, with a loss of 700 men
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russian_battleship_Petropavlovsk_(1894)

1904-04-13 Petropavlovsk explodes

1912: Death of Ishikawa Takuboku, Japanese author, born on February 20, 1886
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takuboku_Ishikawa
http://www.library.pref.iwate.jp/english/intro-t.html

Takuboku Ishikawa

1919: Foundation, in Shanghai, of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea then occupied by Japan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Provisional_Government_of_the_Republic_of_Korea
http://althistory.wikia.com/wiki/Government_in_exile_of_Korea_(Twilight_of_a_New_Era)

1919-04-13 Gvt de Shanghai

1919: In India, Amitsar massacre by the British, 1000 are killed including women and children

https://www.tes.com/lessons/bNhBksb4VLl28g/the-amritsar-massacre-1919
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jallianwala_Bagh_massacre
http://www.postcolonialweb.org/india/history/colonial/massacre.html
https://sites.google.com/site/gandhipedia/amritsar

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

1939: In India, the Hindustani Lal Sena (Indian Red Army) is formed and vows to engage in armed struggle against the British

1941: Neutrality pact is signed by Soviet Union and Japan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soviet%E2%80%93Japanese_Neutrality_Pact
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/japan-and-ussr-sign-nonaggression-pact

1952: Birth of Erick Avari, British-Indian actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erick_Avari

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HxOWdjWxj1A

1968: Birth of Jimmy Nah, Singapore actor and comedian who died on January 4, 2008
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jimmy_Nah

1972: The Universal Postal Union decides to recognize the People’s Republic of China as the only legitimate Chinese representative, effectively expelling the Republic of China administering Taiwan

1972: Three North Vietnamese divisions attack An Loc, the capital of Binh Long Province 65 miles northwest of Saigon, taking half the city after a day of close combat 
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/north-vietnamese-launch-major-attack-on-an-loc

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fCTdsKQYAw8

1973: Death of Balraj Sahni, Indian film and theatre actor
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/balraj-sahni-biography.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/13-april-1973-balraj-sahni-indian-film-and-theatre-actor-died

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3cBW2d0YakE

1975: Death of Dudley Senanayake, second Sri Lanka Prime Minister
http://www.nytimes.com/1973/04/14/archives/dudley-senanayake-dies-at-57-was-prime-minister-of-ceylon-recalled.html?_r=0

1976: Birth of Yu Ji-tae, South Korean actor
http://koreanfilm.org/actors.html#yoojt
http://www.hancinema.net/korean_Yoo_Ji-tae.php

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p3g6uCaVzpw

1981: Death of Prince Asaka Yasuhiko, born on 2 october 1887
http://everything2.com/e2node/Asaka%2520Yasuhiko

1982: Birth of Janice Vidal, Hong Kong singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Janice_Vidal

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HQBGc7w7qjU

1982: Birth of Jill Vidal, Hong Kong singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jill_Vidal

1984: India moves into Siachen Glacier (Operation Meghdoot) thus annexes more territory from the Line of Control
http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/war/siachen.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SvtgAM_l54g

1984: Birth of Hiro Mizushima, Japanese actor and model
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hiro_Mizushima
http://asianfanatics.net/forum/index.php?showtopic=406321

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=APJ6s0oMpak

1987: The Joint Declaration on the Question of Macau by the governments of the People’s Republic of China and the Portuguese Republic is formally signed by the Prime Ministers of both governments in Beijing. Macao will come back to China as an special administrative region on December 20, 1999
http://bo.io.gov.mo/bo/i/88/23/dc/en/default.asp

1987-04-13 Signature retour

2006: Former Kuomintang  chairman Lian Chan arrives in China, leading a 100 businessmen delegation for a first joint economic forum and largely welcomed by Beijing authorities
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/661500.stm

2006-04-14 Lien Chan à Pékin

2006: For the first time since the PRC was founded, China welcomes the Word Buddhist Forum. Gyaltsen Norbu, the 16 years old Panchen Lama takes part but is snubbed by a large part of the participants at the Congress
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/4905140.stm

2007: In Singapore, the government bans a forum which purpose was to criticize the 80 % increase of its members making the politicians the most paid in the world

2009: The UN Security Council unanimously condemns North Korea for its long-range rocket launch on 5 April and agrees to tighten existing sanctions against Pyongyang


2011: Pro-government tribal elder Haji Malik Zarin is killed in a blast in Kunar province near the Pakistan border. Mr Zarin, a close ally of President Hamid Karzai, died along with his son and another family member
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-13059704
http://www.france24.com/en/20110413-afghanistan-suicide-bomber-kills-pro-government-tribal-elder-zareen-kunar-asmar

2012: British Prime Minister David Cameron arrives in Myanmar on the first visit by a high-profile Western leader to the nation in decades.
http://edition.cnn.com/2012/04/13/world/asia/myanmar-britain-cameron/index.html?hpt=ias_c2
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-17698526

2012: South Korea Democratic United Party (DUP) head Han Myeong-Sook steps down after the ruling conservative New Frontier Party (NFP) retained its majority in polls
http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20120413-339577.html

2012: Death of Cecil Chaudhry, Pakistani human rights activist and pilot, born on August 27, 1941
http://tribune.com.pk/story/364519/obituary-war-hero-cecil-chaudhry-passes-away/
http://dawn.com/2012/04/14/air-war-hero-cecil-chaudhry-dies-at-70/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i29nSbpkTPE

2013: US Secretary of State John Kerry and China’s foreign policy chief Yang Jiechi say that both countries are committed to the denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula in a « peaceful manner » following talks in Beijing.

http://www.france24.com/en/20130413-usa-china-committed-nuclear-free-korean-peninsula-north-south-kerry

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-22131316 http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/apr/13/north-korea-south-kim-missiles http://news.nationalpost.com/2013/04/13/john-kerry-gets-china-commitment-to-help-rid-north-korea-of-nuclear-weapons/

2013: Death of Lin Yang-kang, Taiwanese politician, 29th Vice Premier of the Republic of China (1984-1987), born on June 11, 1927
http://focustaiwan.tw/news/atod/201304140023.aspx

2016: South Korea’s conservative ruling party said it had « disappointed » voters after it suffered a serious setback in general election, losing its 16 years of parliamentary majority
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/south-korea-ruling-party/2693618.html
http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/nation/2016/04/116_202544.html

 

Holidays and observances

New Year festivals in Cambodia, Laos and Thailand

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 13 April in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 13 APRIL IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on April 13, 2017

1592: A force of 7,000 Japanese sailed to the port of Busan, on Korea’s southeast coast and sack  the city after a short siege

1842: During the First Afghan War, end of the siege of Jellalabad, an enormous boost to the British in India
http://britishbattles.com/first-afghan-war/siege-jellalabad.htm

1904: A squadron of the Russian fleet is decoyed out of Port Arthur by Japanese maneuvers, when they realize they are sailing into a trap; their battleship Petropavlovsk hits a mine and sinks, with a loss of 700 men
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russian_battleship_Petropavlovsk_(1894)

1904-04-13 Petropavlovsk explodes

1919: In India, Amitsar massacre by the British. Around 1000 are killed including women and children

https://www.tes.com/lessons/bNhBksb4VLl28g/the-amritsar-massacre-1919
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jallianwala_Bagh_massacre
http://www.postcolonialweb.org/india/history/colonial/massacre.html
https://sites.google.com/site/gandhipedia/amritsar

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

1939: In India, the Hindustani Lal Sena (Indian Red Army) is formed and vows to engage in armed struggle against the British

1941: Neutrality pact is signed by Soviet Union and Japan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soviet%E2%80%93Japanese_Neutrality_Pact
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/japan-and-ussr-sign-nonaggression-pact

1972: Three North Vietnamese divisions attack An Loc, the capital of Binh Long Province 65 miles northwest of Saigon, taking half the city after a day of close combat 
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/north-vietnamese-launch-major-attack-on-an-loc

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fCTdsKQYAw8

1984: India moves into Siachen Glacier (Operation Meghdoot) thus annexes more territory from the Line of Control
http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/war/siachen.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SvtgAM_l54g

1987: The Joint Declaration on the Question of Macau by the governments of the People’s Republic of China and the Portuguese Republic is formally signed by the Prime Ministers of both governments in Beijing. Macao will come back to China as an special administrative region on December 20, 1999
http://bo.io.gov.mo/bo/i/88/23/dc/en/default.asp

1987-04-13 Signature retour

2009: The UN Security Council unanimously condemns North Korea for its long-range rocket launch on 5 April and agrees to tighten existing sanctions against Pyongyang

2013: US Secretary of State John Kerry and China’s foreign policy chief Yang Jiechi say that both countries are committed to the denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula in a « peaceful manner » following talks in Beijing
http://www.france24.com/en/20130413-usa-china-committed-nuclear-free-korean-peninsula-north-south-kerry
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-22131316 http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/apr/13/north-korea-south-kim-missiles
http://news.nationalpost.com/2013/04/13/john-kerry-gets-china-commitment-to-help-rid-north-korea-of-nuclear-weapons/

On 13 April in South Asian history

ON 13 APRIL IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on April 13, 2017

1699: Guru Gobind Singh Ji, the Tenth Sikh Guru, creates Khalsa order at Anandpur Sahib, Punjab
http://www.sikh-history.com/sikhhist/gurus/nanak10.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khalsa
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guru_Gobind_Singh

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x4hgtEpNXoE

1796: The first elephant ever seen in the United States arrives from India

1842: During the First Afghan War, end of the siege of Jellalabad, an enormous boost to the British in India
http://britishbattles.com/first-afghan-war/siege-jellalabad.htm

1890: Birth of Dadasaheb Torne, Indian director and producer who died on January 19, 1960
http://www.dnaindia.com/pune/report-dadasaheb-torne-not-dadasaheb-phalke-was-pioneer-of-indian-cinema-1826721

Dadasaheb Torne

1919: In India, Amitsar massacre by the British. Around 1 000, including women and children, are killed


https://www.tes.com/lessons/bNhBksb4VLl28g/the-amritsar-massacre-1919
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jallianwala_Bagh_massacre
http://www.postcolonialweb.org/india/history/colonial/massacre.html
https://sites.google.com/site/gandhipedia/amritsar

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

1939: In India, the Hindustani Lal Sena (Indian Red Army) is formed and vows to engage in armed struggle against the British

1952: Birth of Erick Avari, British-Indian actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erick_Avari

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HxOWdjWxj1A

1973: Death of Balraj Sahni, Indian film and theatre actor
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/balraj-sahni-biography.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/13-april-1973-balraj-sahni-indian-film-and-theatre-actor-died

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3cBW2d0YakE

1975: Death of Dudley Senanayake, second Sri Lanka Prime Minister
http://www.nytimes.com/1973/04/14/archives/dudley-senanayake-dies-at-57-was-prime-minister-of-ceylon-recalled.html?_r=0

1984: India moves into Siachen Glacier (Operation Meghdoot) thus annexes more territory from the Line of Control
http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/war/siachen.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SvtgAM_l54g



2011: Pro-government tribal elder Haji Malik Zarin is killed in a blast in Kunar province near the Pakistan border. Mr Zarin, a close ally of President Hamid Karzai, died along with his son and another family member
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-13059704
http://www.france24.com/en/20110413-afghanistan-suicide-bomber-kills-pro-government-tribal-elder-zareen-kunar-asmar

2012: Death of Cecil Chaudhry, Pakistani human rights activist and pilot, born on August 27, 1941
http://tribune.com.pk/story/364519/obituary-war-hero-cecil-chaudhry-passes-away/
http://dawn.com/2012/04/14/air-war-hero-cecil-chaudhry-dies-at-70/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i29nSbpkTPE

 

 

On 13 April in Southeast Asian history

ON 13 APRIL IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on April 13, 2017

548: Death of Ly Nam De, emperor of Vietnam, born on October 17, 503
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ly_Nam_De

Ly Nam de

1968: Birth of Jimmy Nah, Singapore actor and comedian who died on January 4, 2008
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jimmy_Nah

1972: Three North Vietnamese divisions attack An Loc, the capital of Binh Long Province 65 miles northwest of Saigon, taking half the city after a day of close combat 
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/north-vietnamese-launch-major-attack-on-an-loc

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fCTdsKQYAw8

2007: In Singapore, the government bans a forum which purpose was to criticize the 80 % increase of its members making the politicians the most paid in the world

 

Holidays and observances

New Year festivals in Cambodia, Laos and Thailand

On 13 April in Japan’s history

ON 13 APRIL IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on April 13, 2017

1592: A force of 7,000 Japanese sailed to the port of Busan, on Korea’s southeast coast and sack  the city after a short siege

1612: Death of Sasaki Kojiro, Japanese samurai, defeated in a duel by Miyamoto Musashi
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sasaki_Kojir%C5%8D
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miyamoto_Musashi

1735: Sakuramachi becomes the 115th emperor of Japan (up to June 9, 1747), succeeding Nakamikado (1709-1735). Born on February 1720, Died on May 28, 1750
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Sakuramachi

1904: A squadron of the Russian fleet is decoyed out of Port Arthur by Japanese maneuvers, when they realize they are sailing into a trap; their battleship Petropavlovsk hits a mine and sinks, with a loss of 700 men
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russian_battleship_Petropavlovsk_(1894)

1904-04-13 Petropavlovsk explodes

1912: Death of Ishikawa Takuboku, Japanese author, born on February 20, 1886
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takuboku_Ishikawa
http://www.library.pref.iwate.jp/english/intro-t.html

Takuboku Ishikawa

1941: Neutrality pact is signed by Soviet Union and Japan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soviet%E2%80%93Japanese_Neutrality_Pact
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/japan-and-ussr-sign-nonaggression-pact

1981: Death of Prince Asaka Yasuhiko, born on 2 october 1887
http://everything2.com/e2node/Asaka%2520Yasuhiko


1984: Birth of Hiro Mizushima, Japanese actor and model
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hiro_Mizushima
http://asianfanatics.net/forum/index.php?showtopic=406321

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=APJ6s0oMpak

 

On 13 April in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

1987-04-13 Signature retour

ON 13 APRIL IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on April 13, 2017

1904: A squadron of the Russian fleet is decoyed out of Port Arthur by Japanese maneuvers, when they realize they are sailing into a trap; their battleship Petropavlovsk hits a mine and sinks, with a loss of 700 men
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russian_battleship_Petropavlovsk_(1894)

1904-04-13 Petropavlovsk explodes

1919: Foundation, in Shanghai, of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea then occupied by Japan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Provisional_Government_of_the_Republic_of_Korea
http://althistory.wikia.com/wiki/Government_in_exile_of_Korea_(Twilight_of_a_New_Era)http://english.kookmin.ac.kr/site/about_kmu/newNhot/special/168?pn=6

1919-04-13 Gvt de Shanghai

1972: The Universal Postal Union decides to recognize the People’s Republic of China as the only legitimate Chinese representative, effectively expelling the Republic of China administering Taiwan

1982: Birth of Janice Vidal, Hong Kong singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Janice_Vidal

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HQBGc7w7qjU

1982: Birth of Jill Vidal, Hong Kong singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jill_Vidal

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3zBOQXOIINk

 

1987: The Joint Declaration on the Question of Macau by the governments of the People’s Republic of China and the Portuguese Republic is formally signed by the Prime Ministers of both governments in Beijing. Macao will come back to China as an special administrative region on December 20, 1999
http://bo.io.gov.mo/bo/i/88/23/dc/en/default.asp

1987-04-13 Signature retour

2006: Former Kuomintang  chairman Lian Chan arrives in China, leading a 100 businessmen delegation for a first joint economic forum and largely welcomed by Beijing authorities
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/661500.stm

2006-04-14 Lien Chan à Pékin

2006: For the first time since the PRC was founded, China welcomes the Word Buddhist Forum. Gyaltsen Norbu, the 16 years old Panchen Lama takes part but is snubbed by a large part of the participants at the Congress
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/4905140.stm

2013: US Secretary of State John Kerry and China’s foreign policy chief Yang Jiechi say that both countries are committed to the denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula in a « peaceful manner » following talks in Beijing
http://www.france24.com/en/20130413-usa-china-committed-nuclear-free-korean-peninsula-north-south-kerry
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-22131316 http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/apr/13/north-korea-south-kim-missiles
http://news.nationalpost.com/2013/04/13/john-kerry-gets-china-commitment-to-help-rid-north-korea-of-nuclear-weapons/

2013: Death of Lin Yang-kang, Taiwanese politician, 29th Vice Premier of the Republic of China (1984-1987), born on June 11, 1927
http://focustaiwan.tw/news/atod/201304140023.aspx