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On 18 April in Asian history

1927-04-18 Foundation Nanjing National Government

ON 18 APRIL IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on 18 April 2017

1613: In now Indonesia, Dutch take Solor from Portuguese. Portuguese Dominicans move headquarters to Larantuka, Flores

1504: Birth of Angad Dev, second Sikh guru, who died on April 16, 1552
http://www.sikhiwiki.org/index.php?title=Guru_Angad_Dev

1858: Birth of Dhondo Keshav Karve, Indian educator and activist who died on November 9, 1962
http://maharshikarvefamily.blogspot.fr/
http://karvediat.blogspot.fr/2011/02/maharshi-dhondo-keshav-karve-story-of.html

1859: Execution of Tantya Tope, Indian leading fighter against the British, born in 1814
http://www.indianchild.com/freedomfighters/tantia-tope.htm
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/18-april-1859-tatya-tope-leader-of-1857-indian-rebellion-died

Tantia Tope

1877: Birth of Vicente Sotto, Filipino patriot and author who died on July 16, 1950
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vicente_Sotto

1885: Japan and China sign the good will Tianjin Convention or Li-Ito Convention to avoid conflit on Korea
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Convention_of_Tientsin
http://www.chinaforeignrelations.net/node/176
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/3487.html

1896: Birth of Na Hye-sok, Korean poet, feminist writer, painter, educator and journalist, who died on December 10, 1948
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Na_Hye-sok


1918: Birth of Shinobu Hashimoto, Japanese screenwriter
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shinobu_Hashimoto
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0368074/


 1925: Founding of the Korean Communist Party
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Communist_Party_of_Korea

1927: Chiang Kai-shek establishes the Nanjing National Government
http://www.chinafolio.com/modern-chinese-history-1927-1937/
http://alphahistory.com/chineserevolution/nanjing-decade/
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/3943.html

1927-04-18 Foundation Nanjing National Government

1930: Attempted raid on the armoury of police and auxiliary forces in Chittagong in Bengal province, British India by armed pro-independence revolutionaries led by Surya Sen popularly known as Master-da
http://www.indianetzone.com/31/chittagong_armoury_raid_case_indian_freedom_movement.htm

1942: In the Doolittle Raid, for the first time during World War II, an air squadron from the USS Hornet raids the mainland of Japan on Tokyo, Yokohama, Kobe and Nagoya
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doolittle_Raid
http://www.uss-hornet.org/history/wwii/doolittle.shtml

http://www.historyorb.com/people/jimmy-doolittle

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-yXzYxUC93A

1943: Japanese Navy commander Isoroku Yamamoto is killed as his plane is shot down during the Salomon Islands campaign
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Death_of_Isoroku_Yamamoto

1955: Opening of the Afro-Asian Bandung Conference
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asian-African_Conference
http://www.britishpathe.com/record.php?id=63508
http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675033805_Afro-Asian-conference_Pandit-Nehru_conference-hall_dignitaries-from-Asia-and-Africa

1958: In Indonesia, government troops re-conquer Padang in central Sumatra, hold by around 800 rebel troops led by Lieutenant-Colonel Hussein

1962: Birth of Poonam Dhillon, Indian actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0223563/
http://www.poonamdhillon.com/

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

1964: Birth of Rithy Panh, Cambodia-born French documentary film director
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rithy_Panh
http://jinja.apsara.org/rithypanh.htm

1969: Birth of Japanese princess Sayako Kuroda
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Princess_Sayako

1974: Prime Minister of Pakistan Zulfikar Ali Bhutto inaugurates Lahore Dry Port

1976: Birth of Fayray, Japanese singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fayray

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vD4tmaHetiE

1977: Birth of Anna Fegi, Filipino singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anna_Fegi

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G5kH1IbdxBc

1979: Breaking off of negotiations between China and Vietnam which were opened on April 14

1992: In Afghanistan, Abdul Rashid Dostum, leader of the Uzbek-Afghans, revolts against the government of President Najibullah. He will command the principal militia force in Kabul that will oust Najibullah, creating episodes of kidnapping, looting and fighting
http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/afghanistan/dostum.htm

1993: President of Pakistan Ghulam Ishaq Khan dissolves the National Assembly and dismisses the Cabinet
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/person.asp?perid=P022

1999: Death of Philippines born-Chinese general Ye Fei, anti-Japanese war hero
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ye_Fei

2002: Former King Zahir Shah comes back to Afghanistan after 29 years in exile in Italy

2005: During a two-day visit of the Pakistani president, Indian Premier Manmohan Singh and President Musharraf say that the peace between their two countries is irreversible

2005: In Malaysia, beginning of talks between Muslim separatists of MILF and Philippine government

2006: Opening of the 10th congress of the Communist party of Vietnam (up to April 25)

2007: In Japan, Iccho Itoh, mayor of Nagasaki is assassinated. Born on August 23, 1945
http://www.nytimes.com/2007/04/17/world/asia/17iht-nagasaki.5.5325169.html
http://content.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,1611401,00.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zodB8VC3Tds

2012: Pakistan’s army chief, General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, calls for the demilitarization of the disputed high-altitude Siachen Glacier where thousands of Pakistani and Indian troops have been stationed for decades
http://www.voanews.com/english/news/asia/Pakistans-Army-Chief-Calls-for-Demilitarization-of-World-Highest-Battleground-147974215.html

2013: Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf is placed under house arrest
http://edition.cnn.com/2013/04/18/world/asia/pakistan-politics/index.html?hpt=ias_c1
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2013/04/20134185552874909.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-22196101

2016: A Chinese military aircraft publicly lands at a new airport on an artificial island in the South China Sea for the first time, raising the prospect that Beijing could base fighter jets there
http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/international/2016-04-18/chinese-military-plane-makes-first-public-landing-on-disputed-south-china-sea-island/1570820
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/nation/2016-04/19/content_15418232.html

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 18 April in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STATEGY ON 18 APRIL IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on 18 April 2017

1613: In now Indonesia, Dutch take Solor from Portuguese. Portuguese Dominicans move headquarters to Larantuka, Flores

1885: Japan and China sign the good will Tianjin Convention or Li-Ito Convention to avoid conflit on Korea
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Convention_of_Tientsin
http://www.chinaforeignrelations.net/node/176

1930: Attempted raid on the armoury of police and auxiliary forces in Chittagong in Bengal province, British India by armed pro-independence revolutionaries led by Surya Sen popularly known as Master-da
http://www.indianetzone.com/31/chittagong_armoury_raid_case_indian_freedom_movement.htm

1942: In the Doolittle Raid, for the first time during World War II, an air squadron from the USS Hornet raids the mainland of Japan on Tokyo, Yokohama, Kobe and Nagoya
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doolittle_Raid
http://www.uss-hornet.org/history/wwii/doolittle.shtml

http://www.historyorb.com/people/jimmy-doolittle

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-yXzYxUC93A

1955: Opening of the Afro-Asian Bandung Conference
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asian-African_Conference
http://www.britishpathe.com/record.php?id=63508
http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675033805_Afro-Asian-conference_Pandit-Nehru_conference-hall_dignitaries-from-Asia-and-Africa

 

1958: In Indonesia, government troops re-conquer Padang in central Sumatra, hold by around 800 rebel troops led by Lieutenant-Colonel Hussein

1979: Breaking off of negotiations between China and Vietnam which were opened on April 14

1992: In Afghanistan, Abdul Rashid Dostum, leader of the Uzbek-Afghans, revolts against the government of President Najibullah. He will command the principal militia force in Kabul that will oust Najibullah, creating episodes of kidnapping, looting and fighting
http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/afghanistan/dostum.htm

2005: During a two-day visit of the Pakistani president, Indian Premier Manmohan Singh and President Musharraf say that the peace between their two countries is irreversible

2005: In Malaysia, beginning of talks between Muslim separatists of MILF and Philippine government

2012: Pakistan’s army chief, General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, calls for the demilitarization of the disputed high-altitude Siachen Glacier where thousands of Pakistani and Indian troops have been stationed for decades
http://www.voanews.com/english/news/asia/Pakistans-Army-Chief-Calls-for-Demilitarization-of-World-Highest-Battleground-147974215.html

2016: A Chinese military aircraft publicly lands at a new airport on an artificial island in the South China Sea for the first time, raising the prospect that Beijing could base fighter jets there
http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/international/2016-04-18/chinese-military-plane-makes-first-public-landing-on-disputed-south-china-sea-island/1570820
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/nation/2016-04/19/content_15418232.html

On 18 April in South Asian history

ON 18 APRIL IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on 18 April 2017

1504: Birth of Angad Dev, second Sikh guru, who died on April 16, 1552
http://www.sikhiwiki.org/index.php?title=Guru_Angad_Dev

1858: Birth of Dhondo Keshav Karve, Indian educator and activist who died on November 9, 1962
http://maharshikarvefamily.blogspot.fr/
http://karvediat.blogspot.fr/2011/02/maharshi-dhondo-keshav-karve-story-of.html

1859: Execution of Tantya Tope, Indian leading fighter against the British, born in 1814
http://www.indianchild.com/freedomfighters/tantia-tope.htm
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/18-april-1859-tatya-tope-leader-of-1857-indian-rebellion-died

Tantia Tope

 1930: Attempted raid on the armoury of police and auxiliary forces in Chittagong in Bengal province, British India by armed pro-independence revolutionaries led by Surya Sen popularly known as Master-da
http://www.indianetzone.com/31/chittagong_armoury_raid_case_indian_freedom_movement.htm

1955: Opening of the Afro-Asian Bandung Conference with Nehru as a main guest
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asian-African_Conference
http://www.britishpathe.com/record.php?id=63508
http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675033805_Afro-Asian-conference_Pandit-Nehru_conference-hall_dignitaries-from-Asia-and-Africa

1962: Birth of Poonam Dhillon, Indian actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0223563/
http://www.poonamdhillon.com/

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

1974: Prime Minister of Pakistan Zulfikar Ali Bhutto inaugurates Lahore Dry Port

1992: In Afghanistan, Abdul Rashid Dostum, leader of the Uzbek-Afghans, revolts against the government of President Najibullah. He will command the principal militia force in Kabul that will oust Najibullah, creating episodes of kidnapping, looting and fighting
http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/afghanistan/dostum.htm

1993: President of Pakistan Ghulam Ishaq Khan dissolves the National Assembly and dismisses the Cabinet
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/person.asp?perid=P022

2002: Former King Zahir Shah comes back to Afghanistan after 29 years in exile in Italy

2005: During a two-day visit of the Pakistani president, Indian Premier Manmohan Singh and President Musharraf say that the peace between their two countries is irreversible

2012: Pakistan’s army chief, General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, calls for the demilitarization of the disputed high-altitude Siachen Glacier where thousands of Pakistani and Indian troops have been stationed for decades
http://www.voanews.com/english/news/asia/Pakistans-Army-Chief-Calls-for-Demilitarization-of-World-Highest-Battleground-147974215.html

2013: Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf is placed under house arrest
http://edition.cnn.com/2013/04/18/world/asia/pakistan-politics/index.html?hpt=ias_c1
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2013/04/20134185552874909.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-22196101

On 18 April in Southeast Asian history

ON 18 APRIL IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on 18 April 2017

1613: In now Indonesia, Dutch take Solor from Portuguese. Portuguese Dominicans move headquarters to Larantuka, Flores

1877: Birth of Vicente Sotto, Filipino patriot and author who died on July 16, 1950
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vicente_Sotto

1955: Opening of the Afro-Asian Bandung Conference
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asian-African_Conference
http://www.britishpathe.com/record.php?id=63508
http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675033805_Afro-Asian-conference_Pandit-Nehru_conference-hall_dignitaries-from-Asia-and-Africa

1958: In Indonesia, government troops re-conquer Padang in central Sumatra, hold by around 800 rebel troops led by Lieutenant-Colonel Hussein

1964: Birth of Rithy Panh, Cambodia-born French documentary film director
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rithy_Panh
http://jinja.apsara.org/rithypanh.htm

1977: Birth of Anna Fegi, Filipino singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anna_Fegi

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G5kH1IbdxBc

1979: Breaking off of negotiations between China and Vietnam which were opened on April 14

1999: Death of Philippines born-Chinese general Ye Fei, anti-Japanese war hero
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ye_Fei

2005: In Malaysia, beginning of talks between Muslim separatists of MILF and Philippine government

2006: Opening of the 10th congress of the Communist party of Vietnam (up to April 25)

2014: Seven people were killed in a gun battle between border guards and Chinese illegal migrants at a remote frontier crossing in northeast Vietnam

2016: A Chinese military aircraft publicly lands at a new airport on an artificial island in the South China Sea for the first time, raising the prospect that Beijing could base fighter jets there
http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/international/2016-04-18/chinese-military-plane-makes-first-public-landing-on-disputed-south-china-sea-island/1570820
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/nation/2016-04/19/content_15418232.html

 

On 18 April in Japan’s history

ON 18 APRIL IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on 18 April 2017

1885: Japan and China sign the good will Tianjin Convention or Li-Ito Convention to avoid conflit on Korea
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Convention_of_Tientsin
http://www.chinaforeignrelations.net/node/176

1918: Birth of Shinobu Hashimoto, Japanese screenwriter
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shinobu_Hashimoto
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0368074/


 1942: In the Doolittle Raid, for the first time during World War II, an air squadron from the USS Hornet raids the mainland of Japan on Tokyo, Yokohama, Kobe and Nagoya
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doolittle_Raid
http://www.uss-hornet.org/history/wwii/doolittle.shtml

http://www.historyorb.com/people/jimmy-doolittle

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-yXzYxUC93A

1943: Japanese Navy commander Isoroku Yamamoto is killed as his plane is shot down during the Salomon Islands campaign
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Death_of_Isoroku_Yamamoto

1969: Birth of Japanese princess Sayako Kuroda
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Princess_Sayako

1976: Birth of Fayray, Japanese singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fayray

1981: Birth of Mai Hoshimura, Japanese singer-songwriter and composer

http://www.jpopasia.com/celebrity/maihoshimura/

2007: Iccho Itoh, mayor of Nagasaki is assassinated. Born on August 23, 1945
http://www.nytimes.com/2007/04/17/world/asia/17iht-nagasaki.5.5325169.html
http://content.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,1611401,00.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zodB8VC3Tds

 

On 18 April in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 18 APRIL IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on 18 April 2017

1885: Japan and China sign the good will Tianjin Convention or Li-Ito Convention to avoid conflit on Korea
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Convention_of_Tientsin
http://www.chinaforeignrelations.net/node/176

1927: Chiang Kai-shek establishes the Nanjing National Government
http://www.chinafolio.com/modern-chinese-history-1927-1937/
http://alphahistory.com/chineserevolution/nanjing-decade/
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/3487.html

1927-04-18 Foundation Nanjing National Government

1955: Opening of the Afro-Asian Bandung Conference with Zhou Enlai first big diplomatic trip
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asian-African_Conference
http://www.britishpathe.com/record.php?id=63508
http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675033805_Afro-Asian-conference_Pandit-Nehru_conference-hall_dignitaries-from-Asia-and-Africa

1979: Breaking off of negotiations between China and Vietnam which were opened on April 14

1999: Death of Philippines born-Chinese general Ye Fei, anti-Japanese war hero
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ye_Fei

2016: A Chinese military aircraft publicly lands at a new airport on an artificial island in the South China Sea for the first time, raising the prospect that Beijing could base fighter jets there
http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/international/2016-04-18/chinese-military-plane-makes-first-public-landing-on-disputed-south-china-sea-island/1570820
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/nation/2016-04/19/content_15418232.html