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On 15 April in Asian history

ON 15 APRIL IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on April 15, 2017

628: Death of Suiko, empress of Japan, born in 554
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Empress_Suiko
http://womenshistory.about.com/od/empresssuiko/p/empress_suiko.htm

1469: Birth of Guru Nanak Dev, founder of Sikhism, who died on 7 May 1539
http://www.sikhs.org/guru1.htm
http://www.sikh-history.com/sikhhist/gurus/nanak1.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/15-april-1469-guru-nanak-founder-of-sikhism-and-first-sikh-guru-was-born

1549: Saint Francis Xavier leaves Goa to Malacca and Hong Kong

1638: Tokugawa shogunate forces put down the catholic Shimabara Rebellion when they retake Hara Castle from the rebels. 37,000 are killed
http://militaryhistory.about.com/od/battleswars16011800/p/shimabara.htm
https://teachwar.wordpress.com/resources/war-justifications-archive/the-shimabara-revolt/
http://kirishtan.com/amakusa-shiro-and-the-fall-of-hara-castle/
http://www.catholicsun.org/2013/04/20/the-37000-that-died-at-hara-castle-and-the-few-who-pay-homage/

1847: Battle of Tourane (now Danang), 2 French warships sink the Annam (now Vietnam) fleet
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bombardment_of_Tourane
http://www.wikiwand.com/en/Bombardment_of_Tourane

1900: During the Philippine–American War, Filipino guerrillas launch a surprise attack on U.S. infantry and begin a four-day siege of Catubig, Philippines
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Catubig
http://en.wikipilipinas.org/index.php/Siege_of_Catubig

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wYW2qEyGO2k

1912: Birth of Kim Il-sung, founder and president of North Korea, who died on July 8, 1994
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/northkorea/fl/Kim-Il-Sung.htm?nl=1
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kim_Il-sung

Kim Il-sung 4

1914: China refuses to accept the proposed McMahon Line between Tibet and India saying that Tibet is not sovereign et cannot sign treaties

Mc Mahon Line 2

1932: Birth of Suresh Bhat, Indian poet who died on March 14, 2003
http://www.poemhunter.com/suresh-bhat/biography/

1938: Birth of Hso Khan Pha, Burmese politician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hso_Khan_Pha
http://users.panola.com/AAGHS/help.html

1946: Soviet forces withdraw from Manchuria . Chinese Nationalists et Communists compete for the conquest of the region

1946: Vyner Brooke, White Rajah of Sarawak (Borneo) comes back from exile in Australia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Vyner_Brooke
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1367066/The-White-Rajahs-The-extraordinary-story-Victorian-adventurer-subjugated-vast-swathe-Borneo.html

1948: Death of Manuel Roxas, first president of the Philippines since May 28, 1946. Elpidio Quirino becomes président
http://kahimyang.info/kauswagan/articles/1431/today-in-philippine-history-april-15-1948-president-roxas-died-of-heart-attack-in-clark-air-force-base
https://bloomspresidents.wordpress.com/manuel-a-roxas/

1948: Indian territory of Himachal Pradesh is created

1959: Birth of Fruit Chan, Hong Kong film director
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fruit_Chan
http://www.hkcinemagic.com/en/people.asp?id=12

1960: Visit of Chinese Prime Minister  Zhou Enlai to Burma, India and Nepal, up to 30 April

1962: Birth of Surjit Bindrakhia, Punjabi Bhangra singer, who died on November 17, 2003
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Surjit_Bindrakhia
http://www.bhangra.org/artists/bhangra-legends/surjit-bindrakhia/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PklBBUuQ6jY

1962: Death of Arsenio Lacson, Filipino politician and sportswriter, born on December 26, 1911
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arsenio_Lacson

1964: France refuses to vote the SEATO declaration on the defense of South Vietnam

1969: In what has been called The EC-121 shootdown incident, North Korea shoots down a United States Navy aircraft over the Sea of Japan, killing all 31 on board
http://www.willyvictor.com/History/Korean_Shootdown/Korea.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1969_EC-121_shootdown_incident

1969-04-15 EC-121 shootdown incident

1970: During the Cambodian Civil War, massacres of the Vietnamese minority results in 800 bodies flowing down the Mekong River into South Vietnam
http://www.onwar.com/aced/chrono/c1900s/yr70/fcambodia1970.htm

1976: China and India restore their diplomatic relations suspended since the 1962 war

1984: Extremist Sikhs plunder 40 stations in Punjab India 

1985: Birth of Diana Zubiri, Filipino actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diana_Zubiri

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

1989: The death of Hu Yaobang, former General secretary of the Communist party of China, born on 20 November 1915, starts the Tiananmen Square protest of 1989
http://www.nytimes.com/1989/04/16/obituaries/hu-yaobang-ex-party-chief-in-china-dies-at-73.html?scp=5&sq=china&st=nyt&scp=1&sq=Hu%20Yaobang&st=cse
http://www.learntoquestion.com/seevak/groups/2003/sites/tiananmen/leftsidelinks/bios/hu_yao_bang.html
http://www.scmp.com/topics/hu-yaobang

1992: The National Assembly of Vietnam adopts the 1992 Constitution of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam
http://www.moj.gov.vn/vbpq/en/lists/vn%20bn%20php%20lut/view_detail.aspx?itemid=10450

1993: Death of Leslie Charteris, Singapore-born author, born on 12 May 1907
http://www.nytimes.com/1993/04/18/obituaries/leslie-charteris-dies-mystery-writer-was-85.html
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/obituary-leslie-charteris-1456319.html

1998: Death of Pol Pot, Cambodian Khmer Rouge leader, born on 19 May 1925


http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/78981.stm
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/pol-pot-dies
http://www.theguardian.com/world/1999/jan/21/cambodia

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

2004: General elections in South Korea. Uri party, supporting President Roh Moo-Hyun wins 152 of the 299 seats. GNP is reduced to 121 MP
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_Korean_legislative_election,_2004

2004: Death of Mitsuteru Yokoyama, Japanese manga artist, born on June 18, 1934
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mitsuteru_Yokoyama

2006: In Thailand, elections for the upper house. On the 200 senators, at least 106 are relative or members of the Thai Rak Thai

2007: More than 100 000 people demonstrate in Karachi against the leaders of one Islamabad mosque who launch Taliban style action against shops

2008: After more than four years of talks, Japan and Asean complete inking a free trade deal

2012: North Korean new leader Kim Jong-un has makes first televised public speech, as Pyongyang marks the centenary of the birth of the country’s founder
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/04/20124153576824453.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-17718011

2012: Talibans stage a wave of co-ordinated attacks on the Afghan capital Kabul and other locations. Foreign embassies, Nato’s HQ and the Afghan parliament are hit in the first major attack on Kabul in more than six months
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-17719956

2012: The U.N. Security Council has “strongly condemned” North Korea’s failed rocket launch and unanimously agreed to expand sanctions against the increasingly isolated nation
http://www.voanews.com/english/news/asia/east-pacific/UN-Security-Council-Expands-North-Korea-Sanctions-147586665.html

2012: North Korea defiantly says it will not allow International Atomic Energy Agency inspectors to monitor its uranium enrichment activities in response to the United States’ statement that it will call off food aid to the country

2012: In the second round of presidential election in East Timor, Taur Matan Ruak is elected with 61 % of the votes
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/04/2012416233543425697.html

2015: Death of Surya Bahadur Thapa, Nepalese politician, 24th Prime Minister of Nepal, born in 1928
http://nepalitimes.com/article/nation/Surya-Bahadur-Thapa-obituary%20,2187
https://thehimalayantimes.com/kathmandu/five-time-pm-surya-bahadur-thapa-passes-away/

 

Holidays and observances

North Korea: Arirang Festival held to commemorate Kim Il-sung’s birth

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 15 April in Asian history

1969-04-15 EC-121 shootdown incident

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 15 APRIL IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on April 15, 2017

1638: Tokugawa shogunate forces put down the catholic Shimabara Rebellion when they retake Hara Castle from the rebels. 37,000 are killed
http://militaryhistory.about.com/od/battleswars16011800/p/shimabara.htm
https://teachwar.wordpress.com/resources/war-justifications-archive/the-shimabara-revolt/
http://kirishtan.com/amakusa-shiro-and-the-fall-of-hara-castle/
http://www.catholicsun.org/2013/04/20/the-37000-that-died-at-hara-castle-and-the-few-who-pay-homage/

1847: Battle of Tourane (now Danang), 2 French warships sink the Annam (now Vietnam) fleet
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bombardment_of_Tourane
http://www.wikiwand.com/en/Bombardment_of_Tourane

1900: During the Philippine–American War, Filipino guerrillas launch a surprise attack on U.S. infantry and begin a four-day siege of Catubig, Philippines
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Catubig
http://en.wikipilipinas.org/index.php/Siege_of_Catubig

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wYW2qEyGO2k

1914: China refuses to accept the proposed McMahon Line between Tibet and India saying that Tibet is not sovereign et cannot sign treaties

Mc Mahon Line 2

1946: Soviet forces withdraw from Manchuria . Chinese Nationalists et Communists compete for the conquest of the region

1964: France refuses to vote the SEATO declaration on the defense of South Vietnam

1969: In what has been called The EC-121 shootdown incident, North Korea shoots down a United States Navy aircraft over the Sea of Japan, killing all 31 on board
http://www.willyvictor.com/History/Korean_Shootdown/Korea.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1969_EC-121_shootdown_incident

1969-04-15 EC-121 shootdown incident

1970: During the Cambodian Civil War, massacres of the Vietnamese minority results in 800 bodies flowing down the Mekong River into South Vietnam
http://www.onwar.com/aced/chrono/c1900s/yr70/fcambodia1970.htm

1976: China and India restore their diplomatic relations suspended since the 1962 war

2012: Talibans stage a wave of co-ordinated attacks on the Afghan capital Kabul and other locations. Foreign embassies, Nato’s HQ and the Afghan parliament are hit in the first major attack on Kabul in more than six months
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-17719956

2012: The U.N. Security Council has “strongly condemned” North Korea’s failed rocket launch and unanimously agreed to expand sanctions against the increasingly isolated nation
http://www.voanews.com/english/news/asia/east-pacific/UN-Security-Council-Expands-North-Korea-Sanctions-147586665.html

2012: North Korea defiantly says it will not allow International Atomic Energy Agency inspectors to monitor its uranium enrichment activities in response to the United States’ statement that it will call off food aid to the country

 

On 15 April in South Asian history

ON 15 APRIL IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on April 15, 2017

1469: Birth of Guru Nanak Dev, founder of Sikhism, who died on 7 May 1539
http://www.sikhs.org/guru1.htm
http://www.sikh-history.com/sikhhist/gurus/nanak1.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/15-april-1469-guru-nanak-founder-of-sikhism-and-first-sikh-guru-was-born

1914: China refuses to accept the proposed McMahon Line between Tibet and India saying that Tibet is not sovereign et cannot sign treaties

Mc Mahon Line 2

1932: Birth of Suresh Bhat, Indian poet who died on March 14, 2003
http://www.poemhunter.com/suresh-bhat/biography/

1948: Indian territory of Himachal Pradesh is created

1960: Visit of Chinese Prime Minister  Zhou Enlai to Burma, India and Nepal, up to 30 April

1962: Birth of Surjit Bindrakhia, Punjabi Bhangra singer, who died on November 17, 2003
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Surjit_Bindrakhia
http://www.bhangra.org/artists/bhangra-legends/surjit-bindrakhia/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PklBBUuQ6jY

1976: China and India restore their diplomatic relations suspended since the 1962 war

1984: Extremist Sikhs plunder 40 stations in Punjab India 

2007: More than 100 000 people demonstrate in Karachi against the leaders of one Islamabad mosque who launch Taliban style action against shops

2012: Talibans stage a wave of co-ordinated attacks on the Afghan capital Kabul and other locations. Foreign embassies, Nato’s HQ and the Afghan parliament are hit in the first major attack on Kabul in more than six months
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-17719956

 

On 15 April in Southeast Asian history

ON 15 APRIL IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on April 15, 2017

1549: Saint Francis Xavier leaves Goa to Malacca and Hong Kong

1847: Battle of Tourane (now Danang), 2 French warships sink the Annam (now Vietnam) fleet
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bombardment_of_Tourane
http://www.wikiwand.com/en/Bombardment_of_Tourane

1900: During the Philippine–American War, Filipino guerrillas launch a surprise attack on U.S. infantry and begin a four-day siege of Catubig, Philippines
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Catubig
http://en.wikipilipinas.org/index.php/Siege_of_Catubig

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wYW2qEyGO2k

1938: Birth of Hso Khan Pha, Burmese politician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hso_Khan_Pha
http://users.panola.com/AAGHS/help.html

1946: Vyner Brooke, White Rajah of Sarawak (Borneo) comes back from exile in Australia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Vyner_Brooke
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1367066/The-White-Rajahs-The-extraordinary-story-Victorian-adventurer-subjugated-vast-swathe-Borneo.html

1948: Death of Manuel Roxas, first president of the Philippines since May 28, 1946. Elpidio Quirino becomes président
http://www.answers.com/topic/manuel-roxas
http://kahimyang.info/kauswagan/articles/1431/today-in-philippine-history-april-15-1948-president-roxas-died-of-heart-attack-in-clark-air-force-base
https://bloomspresidents.wordpress.com/manuel-a-roxas/

1960: Visit of Chinese Prime Minister  Zhou Enlai to Burma, India and Nepal, up to 30 April

1962: Death of Arsenio Lacson, Filipino politician and sportswriter, born on December 26, 1911
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arsenio_Lacson

1964: France refuses to vote the SEATO declaration on the defense of South Vietnam

1970: During the Cambodian Civil War, massacres of the Vietnamese minority results in 800 bodies flowing down the Mekong River into South Vietnam
http://www.onwar.com/aced/chrono/c1900s/yr70/fcambodia1970.htm

1985: Birth of Diana Zubiri, Filipino actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diana_Zubiri

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

1992: The National Assembly of Vietnam adopts the 1992 Constitution of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam
http://www.moj.gov.vn/vbpq/en/lists/vn%20bn%20php%20lut/view_detail.aspx?itemid=10450

1993: Death of Leslie Charteris, Singapore-born author, born on 12 May 1907
http://www.nytimes.com/1993/04/18/obituaries/leslie-charteris-dies-mystery-writer-was-85.html
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/obituary-leslie-charteris-1456319.html

1998: Death of Pol Pot, Cambodian Khmer Rouge leader, born on 19 May 1925

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/78981.stm
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/pol-pot-dies
http://www.theguardian.com/world/1999/jan/21/cambodiahttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=heFJLRCBinc

2006: In Thailand, elections for the upper house. On the 200 senators, at least 106 are relative or members of the Thai Rak Thai

2012: In the second round of presidential election in East Timor, Taur Matan Ruak is elected with 61 % of the votes
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/04/2012416233543425697.html

On 15 April in Japan’s history

ON 15 APRIL IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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

Updated on April 15, 2017

628: Death of Suiko, empress of Japan, born in 554
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Empress_Suiko
http://womenshistory.about.com/od/empresssuiko/p/empress_suiko.htm

1638: Tokugawa shogunate forces put down the catholic Shimabara Rebellion when they retake Hara Castle from the rebels. 37,000 are killed
http://militaryhistory.about.com/od/battleswars16011800/p/shimabara.htm
https://teachwar.wordpress.com/resources/war-justifications-archive/the-shimabara-revolt/
http://kirishtan.com/amakusa-shiro-and-the-fall-of-hara-castle/
http://www.catholicsun.org/2013/04/20/the-37000-that-died-at-hara-castle-and-the-few-who-pay-homage/

2004: Death of Mitsuteru Yokoyama, Japanese manga artist, born on June 18, 1934
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mitsuteru_Yokoyama

2008: After more than four years of talks, Japan and Asean complete inking a free trade deal

 

On 15 April in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

 

ON 15 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 15, 2017

1549: Saint Francis Xavier leaves Goa to Malacca and Hong Kong

1914: China refuses to accept the proposed McMahon Line between Tibet and India saying that Tibet is not sovereign et cannot sign treaties

Mc Mahon Line 2

1946: Soviet forces withdraw from Manchuria . Chinese Nationalists et Communists compete for the conquest of the region

1959: Birth of Fruit Chan, Hong Kong film director
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fruit_Chan
http://www.hkcinemagic.com/en/people.asp?id=12

1960: Visit of Chinese Prime Minister  Zhou Enlai to Burma, India and Nepal, up to 30 April

1976: China and India restore their diplomatic relations suspended since the 1962 war

1989: The death of Hu Yaobang, former General secretary of the Communist party of China, born on 20 November 1915, starts the Tiananmen Square protest of 1989
http://www.nytimes.com/1989/04/16/obituaries/hu-yaobang-ex-party-chief-in-china-dies-at-73.html?scp=5&sq=china&st=nyt&scp=1&sq=Hu%20Yaobang&st=cse
http://www.learntoquestion.com/seevak/groups/2003/sites/tiananmen/leftsidelinks/bios/hu_yao_bang.html
http://www.scmp.com/topics/hu-yaobang