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On 31 May in Asian history

ON 31 MAY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on 31 May 2017

1162: Birth of Genghis Khan, the founder and Great Khan (emperor) of the Mongol Empire
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genghis_Khan
https://www.biography.com/people/genghis-khan-9308634

1223: Mongol invasion of the Cumans: Battle of the Kalka River – Mongol armies of Genghis Khan led by Subutai defeat Kievan Rus and Cumans
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Kalka_River
http://begaarchers.com.au/?page_id=1170

1408: Death of Ashikaga Yoshimitsu, 3th shogun (1368-1394) of the Ashikaga shogunate. Born on September 25, 1358
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ashikaga_Yoshimitsu

1764 : The Spaniards take back Manila from the British following the signing of peace treaty at Paris
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1812/today-in-philippine-history-may-31-1764-the-spaniards-took-back-manila-from-the-british-following-the-signing-of-peace-treaty-at-paris

1802: Gia Long (1762-1820) is enthroned as emperor of Vietnam
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gia_Long

1835: Birth of Hijikata Toshizo, deputy military leader of Shinsengumi, who resisted to the Meiji Restoration, and died in a battle on June 20, 1869
http://www.ndl.go.jp/portrait/e/datas/316.html

1900: US troops arrive in Peking to help put down the Boxer Rebellion
http://www.smplanet.com/teaching/imperialism/#boxer

1914: Birth of Akira Ifukube, Japanese composer, who died on February 2, 2006
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Akira_Ifukube
http://www.akiraifukube.org/home.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0wNMpGrRk50

1923: China and USSR exchange diplomats

1923 – The South African Indian Congress (SAIC) forms in Durban, South Africa, with Omar Hajee Amod Jhaveri as President
http://v1.sahistory.org.za/pages/library-resources/onlinebooks/bhana/part02-A-54.htm

Mr. Omar Hajee Amod Jhaveri, joint secretary, Natal Indian Association, who in many public capacities during the struggle rendered great service to the Community, c. 1910.

1924: The Soviet Union signs an agreement with the Peking government, referring to Outer Mongolia as an « Integral part of the Republic of China » whose « sovereignty » the Soviet Union promises to respect
http://www.endofempire.asia/0814-2-sino-soviet-friendship-and-outer-mongolia-4/
http://www.chinaforeignrelations.net/node/241
http://www.jstor.org/stable/2667632?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents

1935: A 7.7 Mw earthquake destroys Quetta in now Pakistan killing 40,000
http://www.drgeorgepc.com/Earthquake1935PakistanQuetta.html
http://quetta-city.blogspot.fr/2007/06/earthquake-1935.html

1942: Japanese Navy midget submarines begin a series of attacks on Sydney, Australia.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Attack_on_Sydney_Harbour
http://naa.gov.au/collection/fact-sheets/fs192.aspx

1951: Omar Ali Saifuddin III is crowned 28th sultan of Brunei
http://4voicesgirls.blogspot.fr/2009/05/sultan-omar-ali-saifuddien-3.html
http://alchetron.com/Omar-Ali-Saifuddien-III-1382981-W

1951-05-31 Omar Ali Saifuddin III couronnement

1966: In South Vietnam, A 17-year old buddhist girl commits suicide by setting herself alight
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/may/31/newsid_2973000/2973209.stm

1973: The US Senate votes the end of the bombing of Cambodia
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/may/31/newsid_2481000/2481543.stm

1974: Malaysia is the first among ASEAN countries to forge diplomatic ties with China
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/china/2014-05/31/c_133375873.htm

1976: An “East Timor People’s Assembly” selected by Indonesian intelligence services accepts annexation by Indonesia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indonesian_invasion_of_East_Timor

1981: Burning of Jaffna library, Sri Lanka, It is one of the violent examples of ethnic biblioclasm of the twentieth century
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burning_of_Jaffna_library

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eVdx1QvkMo8

1987: Death of John Abraham, Indian film director, born on August 11, 1937
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Abraham_(Director)
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/31-may-1987-john-abraham-indian-director-and-screenwriter-died

1994: Birth of Shim Eun-kyung, South Korean child actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shim_Eun-kyung

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fkJu_vKqXy8

1996: Named Indian prime minister on May 16, Shri Krishna Bihari Vajpayee renounces because he could not obtain a parliamentary majority

2006: Local elections in South Korea. The Grand National Party largely defeat the Uri party supporting the president Roh
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_Korean_local_elections,_2006

2006: The Korean Energy Development Organization (KEDO) formed by South Korea, USA, Japan and EC announces that it put an end to the project of building two nuclear plants in North Korea as planed in the 1994 agreement between USA and North Korea

2012: North Korea proclaimed itself a « nuclear state » this week following a revision of its constitution earlier this year.
http://edition.cnn.com/2012/05/31/world/asia/north-korea-nuclear-constitution/index.html?hpt=ias_c1

2013: More than 100 people whose relatives were killed during China’s 1989 crackdown on protestors in Tiananmen Square have lashed out at Xi Jinping, accusing the country’s new president of taking “giant steps backwards”
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10091067/Tiananmen-Mothers-condemn-Chinas-President-Xi-Jinping.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-22727940

2014: The United States accuses China of acting as a “destabilising” force in pursuing its territorial claims in the South China Sea, saying its failure to resolve disputes with its neighbours threatens the region’s long-term progress
http://www.france24.com/en/20140531-usa-chuck-hagel-says-china-destabilising-force/
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2014/05/us-china-destabilising-asia-pacific-region-20145317512706660.html

2016: Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak rebukes Philippine president-elect Rodrigo Duterte’s suggestion that he may reignite the Sabah dispute between the two nations
http://worldaffairsjournal.org/content/malaysia-warns-duterte-against-reigniting-island-dispute

 

Holidays and observances

Brunei: Royal Brunei Armed Forces Day

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 31 May in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 31 MAY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on 31 May 2017

1223: Mongol invasion of the Cumans: Battle of the Kalka River – Mongol armies of Genghis Khan led by Subutai defeat Kievan Rus and Cumans
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Kalka_River
http://begaarchers.com.au/?page_id=1170

1900: US troops arrive in Peking to help put down the Boxer Rebellion
http://www.smplanet.com/teaching/imperialism/#boxer

1924: The Soviet Union signs an agreement with the Peking government, referring to Outer Mongolia as an « Integral part of the Republic of China » whose « sovereignty » the Soviet Union promises to respect
http://www.endofempire.asia/0814-2-sino-soviet-friendship-and-outer-mongolia-4/
http://www.chinaforeignrelations.net/node/241
http://www.jstor.org/stable/2667632?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents

1942: Japanese Navy midget submarines begin a series of attacks on Sydney, Australia.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Attack_on_Sydney_Harbour
http://naa.gov.au/collection/fact-sheets/fs192.aspx

https://youtu.be/dcy1vM1EGoE

1973: The US Senate votes the end of the bombing of Cambodia
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/may/31/newsid_2481000/2481543.stm

1974: Malaysia is the first among ASEAN countries to forge diplomatic ties with China
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/china/2014-05/31/c_133375873.htm

1976: An “East Timor People’s Assembly” selected by Indonesian intelligence services accepts annexation by Indonesia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indonesian_invasion_of_East_Timor

1981: Burning of Jaffna library, Sri Lanka, It is one of the violent examples of ethnic biblioclasm of the twentieth century
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burning_of_Jaffna_library

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eVdx1QvkMo8

2012: North Korea proclaimed itself a « nuclear state » this week following a revision of its constitution earlier this year.
http://edition.cnn.com/2012/05/31/world/asia/north-korea-nuclear-constitution/index.html?hpt=ias_c1

2014: The United States accuses China of acting as a “destabilising” force in pursuing its territorial claims in the South China Sea, saying its failure to resolve disputes with its neighbours threatens the region’s long-term progress
http://www.france24.com/en/20140531-usa-chuck-hagel-says-china-destabilising-force/
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2014/05/us-china-destabilising-asia-pacific-region-20145317512706660.html

2016: Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak rebukes Philippine president-elect Rodrigo Duterte’s suggestion that he may reignite the Sabah dispute between the two nations
http://worldaffairsjournal.org/content/malaysia-warns-duterte-against-reigniting-island-dispute

 

Holidays and observances

Brunei: Royal Brunei Armed Forces Day

On 31 May in South Asian history

ON 31 MAY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on 31 May 2017

1923 – The South African Indian Congress (SAIC) forms in Durban, South Africa, with Omar Hajee Amod Jhaveri as President
http://v1.sahistory.org.za/pages/library-resources/onlinebooks/bhana/part02-A-54.htm

Mr. Omar Hajee Amod Jhaveri, joint secretary, Natal Indian Association, who in many public capacities during the struggle rendered great service to the Community, c. 1910.

1935: A 7.7 Mw earthquake destroys Quetta in now Pakistan killing 40,000
http://www.drgeorgepc.com/Earthquake1935PakistanQuetta.html

http://quetta-city.blogspot.fr/2007/06/earthquake-1935.html

1981: Burning of Jaffna library, Sri Lanka, It is one of the violent examples of ethnic biblioclasm of the twentieth century
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burning_of_Jaffna_library

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eVdx1QvkMo8

1987: Death of John Abraham, Indian film director, born on August 11, 1937
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Abraham_(Director)
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/31-may-1987-john-abraham-indian-director-and-screenwriter-died

1996: Named Indian prime minister on May 16, Shri Krishna Bihari Vajpayee renounces because he could not obtain a parliamentary majority

 

On 31 May in Southeast Asian history

ON 31 MAY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on 31 May 2017

1764 : The Spaniards take back Manila from the British following the signing of peace treaty at Paris
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1812/today-in-philippine-history-may-31-1764-the-spaniards-took-back-manila-from-the-british-following-the-signing-of-peace-treaty-at-paris

1802: Gia Long (1762-1820) is enthroned as emperor of Vietnam
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gia_Long

1951: Omar Ali Saifuddin III is crowned 28th sultan of Brunei

http://4voicesgirls.blogspot.fr/2009/05/sultan-omar-ali-saifuddien-3.html
http://alchetron.com/Omar-Ali-Saifuddien-III-1382981-W

1951-05-31 Omar Ali Saifuddin III couronnement

1966: In South Vietnam, A 17-year old buddhist girl commits suicide by setting herself alight
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/may/31/newsid_2973000/2973209.stm

1973: The US Senate votes the end of the bombing of Cambodia
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/may/31/newsid_2481000/2481543.stm

1974: Malaysia is the first among ASEAN countries to forge diplomatic ties with China
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/china/2014-05/31/c_133375873.htm

1976: An “East Timor People’s Assembly” selected by Indonesian intelligence services accepts annexation by Indonesia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indonesian_invasion_of_East_Timor

2014: The United States accuses China of acting as a “destabilising” force in pursuing its territorial claims in the South China Sea, saying its failure to resolve disputes with its neighbours threatens the region’s long-term progress
http://www.france24.com/en/20140531-usa-chuck-hagel-says-china-destabilising-force/
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2014/05/us-china-destabilising-asia-pacific-region-20145317512706660.html

2016: Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak rebukes Philippine president-elect Rodrigo Duterte’s suggestion that he may reignite the Sabah dispute between the two nations
http://worldaffairsjournal.org/content/malaysia-warns-duterte-against-reigniting-island-dispute

 

Holidays and observances

Brunei: Royal Brunei Armed Forces Day

On 31 May in Japan’s history

ON 31 MAY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on 31 May 2017

1408: Death of Ashikaga Yoshimitsu, 3th shogun (1368-1394) of the Ashikaga shogunate. Born on September 25, 1358
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ashikaga_Yoshimitsu


1835: Birth of Hijikata Toshizo, deputy military leader of Shinsengumi, who resisted to the Meiji Restoration, and died in a battle on June 20, 1869
http://www.ndl.go.jp/portrait/e/datas/316.html

1914: Birth of Akira Ifukube, Japanese composer, who died on February 2, 2006
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Akira_Ifukube
http://www.akiraifukube.org/home.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0wNMpGrRk50

1942: Japanese Navy midget submarines begin a series of attacks on Sydney, Australia.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Attack_on_Sydney_Harbour
http://naa.gov.au/collection/fact-sheets/fs192.aspx

https://youtu.be/dcy1vM1EGoE

 

On 31 May in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 31 MAY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on 31 May 2017

1162: Birth of Genghis Khan, the founder and Great Khan (emperor) of the Mongol Empire
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genghis_Khan
https://www.biography.com/people/genghis-khan-9308634

1223: Mongol invasion of the Cumans: Battle of the Kalka River – Mongol armies of Genghis Khan led by Subutai defeat Kievan Rus and Cumans
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Kalka_River
http://begaarchers.com.au/?page_id=1170

 

1900: US troops arrive in Peking to help put down the Boxer Rebellion
http://www.smplanet.com/teaching/imperialism/#boxer

1923: China and USSR exchange diplomats

1924: The Soviet Union signs an agreement with the Peking government, referring to Outer Mongolia as an « Integral part of the Republic of China » whose « sovereignty » the Soviet Union promises to respect
http://www.endofempire.asia/0814-2-sino-soviet-friendship-and-outer-mongolia-4/
http://www.chinaforeignrelations.net/node/241
http://www.jstor.org/stable/2667632?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents

1974: Malaysia is the first among ASEAN countries to forge diplomatic ties with China
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/china/2014-05/31/c_133375873.htm

2013: More than 100 people whose relatives were killed during China’s 1989 crackdown on protestors in Tiananmen Square have lashed out at Xi Jinping, accusing the country’s new president of taking “giant steps backwards”
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10091067/Tiananmen-Mothers-condemn-Chinas-President-Xi-Jinping.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-22727940

2014: The United States accuses China of acting as a “destabilising” force in pursuing its territorial claims in the South China Sea, saying its failure to resolve disputes with its neighbours threatens the region’s long-term progress
http://www.france24.com/en/20140531-usa-chuck-hagel-says-china-destabilising-force/
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2014/05/us-china-destabilising-asia-pacific-region-20145317512706660.html

On 30 May in Asian history

ON 30 MAY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on May 30, 2017

1010: Birth of Renzong, 4th emperor of the Chinese Song dynasty (1022-1063) who died on April 30, 1063
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Renzong_of_Song

1510: During the reign of the Zhengde Emperor, Ming dynasty rebel leader Zhu Zhifan is defeated by commander Qiu Yue, ending the Prince of Anhua rebellion
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince_of_Anhua_rebellion

1576: Death of Harada Naomasa, Japanese retainer and samurai
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Harada_Naomasa

1892: Birth of Fernando Amorsolo, Filipino painter who died on April 26, 1972
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fernando_Amorsolo
http://www.geringerart.com/bios/fernandocamorsolo.html
http://boverijuancarlospintores.blogspot.fr/2011/12/fernando-amorsolo.html
http://www.google.fr/search?q=fernando+amorsolo&nord=1&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=_T2HU6HkEKyX0AXduIHIBg&sqi=2&ved=0CAYQ_AUoAQ&biw=1242&bih=571
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1153/today-in-philippine-history-may-30-1892-fernando-amorsolo-was-born-in-paco-manila

Juan-Carlos Boveri

1902: In Taiwan, end of the armed resistance to Japan when anti-Japanese leader Lim Siau-Niau (Lin Shao-mao) and his followers are killed near Kaohsiung
http://www.takaoclub.com/linshaomao/linshao4.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/5198.html

1904: During the Russo-Japanese War, the Japanese Army, under the command of general Hikato, capture the City of Dairen (now Dalian) after landing troops along the south coast of Manchuria
http://www.thechinabeat.org/?p=3704

1925: In China, protests erupt against the Great Powers infringing on Chinese sovereignty after the killing of a worker by a foreman in Shanghai. Eleven demonstrators are shot by the British
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/May_30_Movement
http://history.cultural-china.com/en/34History7784.html

1934: Death of Japanese Admiral Togo Heihachiro, born on January 27, 1848
http://www.ndl.go.jp/portrait/e/datas/141.html

1941: Death of Thailand’s king Prajadhipok (Rama VII), born on November 8, 1893
http://tudtu.tripod.com/rama7.html

1950: Birth of Paresh Rawal, Indian actor
http://www.koimoi.com/actor/paresh-rawal/

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

1951: Lieutenant Bernard de Lattre (son of the General) is killed at Ninh-Binh during the first night of the Day River assaults
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bernard_de_Lattre_de_Tassigny

1959: Singapore has its first élections to elect 51 members to the new legislature, against 25 in the old 32-member Rendel Assembly
http://www.singapore-elections.com/general-election/1959/
http://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/history/events/bad3de1d-21ce-48de-99b6-6e717e47328e

1963: A protest against pro-Catholic discrimination during the Buddhist crisis is held outside South Vietnam’s National Assembly, the first open demonstration during the eight-year rule of Ngo Dinh Diem
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buddhist_crisis

1965: Vietcong offensive against US base Danang begins

1966: 300 US planes bomb North Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-aircraft-carry-out-new-raids

1969: Birth of Naomi Kawase, Japanese filmmaker
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naomi_Kawase
http://www.kawasenaomi.com/kawase/en.html
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0442905/

1969: South Vietnamese President Nguyen Van Thieu vows never to agree to a coalition government
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/thieu-vows-never-to-agree-to-a-coalition-government

1970: Birth of Flora Chan, Hong Kong actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flora_Chan

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CkehT1ObYXA

1972: Birth of Soichiro Hoshi, Japanese voice actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soichiro_Hoshi

1974: Birth of Shin Ha-kyun, South Korean actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shin_Ha-kyun
http://twitchfilm.net/site/view/twitch-o-meter-shin-ha-kyun-is-ready-for-his-extreme-close-up-mr-demille/

1975: Death of Tatsuo Shimabuku, Japanese martial artist, born on September 19, 1908
http://www.fightingarts.com/reading/article.php?id=172

1978: Sun Yun-suan becomes prime minister of the Republic of China (Taiwan), up to May 20, 1984
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sun_Yun-suan

1979: Birth of Kugimiya Rie, Japanese seiyuu (voice actress)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kugimiya_Rie

1981: Murder of General Zia Rahman, president of Bangladesh since April 1977, in a military coup led by Major General Manzur
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/may/30/newsid_4401000/4401129.stm
http://www.londoni.co/index.php/history-of-bangladesh?id=237
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Assassination_of_Ziaur_Rahman
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/5342.html

1987: Birth of Joyce Cheng, Hong Kong musician, writer, actress and performer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joyce_Cheng

1989: During the Tiananmen protests, the 33-foot high Goddess of Democracy statue is unveiled by art students
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goddess_of_Democracy
http://sinosphere.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/06/01/the-rise-and-fall-of-the-goddess-of-democracy/?_r=0

1989-05-30 Goddess of democracy

1990: Birth of Yoona, a member of Korean girl group, Girls’ Generation
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Im_Yoona
http://www.hancinema.net/korean_Yoona.php

1994: Japanese rightist fires near former Japanese prime minister Morihiro Hosokawa
http://articles.baltimoresun.com/1994-05-31/news/1994151053_1_japan-hosokawa-tokyo
http://www.nytimes.com/1994/05/31/world/japanese-rightist-fires-near-ex-premier.html

1998: A magnitude 6.6 earthquake hits northern Afghanistan, killing up to 5,000

1998: Pakistan conducts an underground test in the Kharan Desert. It is reported to be a plutonium device with yield of 20kt (Chagal 2)

2003: In Myanmars’s city of Depayin, Aung San Suu Kyi escapes an murder attempt by paramilitary groups under orders of the military junta. 70 of Suu Kyi supporters are killed
http://www.burmalibrary.org/docs/GA2003-SRM-oral.htm
http://www.burmalibrary.org/docs/HRDU2003-04/Photos%20of%20Depayin%20Massacre.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SVfKL8UeTaA

2006: Death of Shohei Imamura, famous Japanese film-maker
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shohei_Imamura

2007: In Thailand, the Constitutional Court decide the dissolution of the Thai Rak Thai (TRT) of former Premier Thaksin Shinawatra for ballot rigging during the last élections
 


2007: Death of Gunturu Seshendra Sarma, Indian poet, born on October 20, 1027
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seshendra
http://hindu.com/2007/06/01/stories/2007060108350400.htm

2008: Myanmar’s government has formally adopted a new constitution
http://fr.scribd.com/doc/7694880/Myanmar-Constitution-2008-English-version

2012: Suu Kyi, Burma’s democracy leader, arrives in Thailand for her first trip abroad in more than two decades.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/burmamyanmar/9297758/Aung-San-Suu-Kyi-in-first-foreign-trip-in-24-years.html

2013: Prominent Sri Lankan human rights campaigner and parliamentarian Jayalath Jayawardena has died aged 59 in hospital in Singapore
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-22720636

2013: Death of Vina Mazumdar, Indian academic and activist, born on March 28; 1927
http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/remembering-vina-mazumdar/article4765937.ece
http://ibnlive.in.com/news/womens-rights-activist-vina-mazumdar-dies-in-delhi/394971-3-244.html

2013: « I am responsible for what happened during the time of Democratic Kampuchea, » Nuon Chea told the United Nations-backed tribunal, referring to the name of the country during the period, when he was the party’s second-in-command
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/cambodia/10089229/Khmer-Rouge-leader-accepts-responsibility-for-Cambodias-Killing-Fields.html

2013: Death of Rituparno Ghosh, Indian actor, director, and screenwriter, born on August 31, 1963
http://www.ndtv.com/kolkata-news/rituparno-ghoshs-death-leaves-kolkata-shocked-523828
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-22712973
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/04/movies/rituparno-ghosh-bengali-film-director-dies-at-49.html?_r=0
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/30-may-2013-rituparno-ghosh-indian-director-died

2015 : FIFA supends Indonesia. Its decision “resulted from the effective ‘take over’ of the activities of PSSI (the Indonesian football association) by the Indonesian authorities,” a spokesman for the world governing body said
http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/sports/2015/05/30/fifa-suspends-indonesia-over-long-running-row/

2016: The Philippine parliament proclaims Rodrigo Duterte the nation’s next president following his landslide election win this month, but he snubbed the high-profile event
http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/se-asia/philippine-parliament-proclaims-rodrigo-duterte-as-the-nations-next-president-in-his
http://www.manilatimes.net/duterte-president-robredo-vp/265143/
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2016-05/30/c_135399351.htm

 

 

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 30 May in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 30 MAY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on May 30, 2017

1902: In Taiwan, end of the armed resistance to Japan when anti-Japanese leader Lim Siau-Niau (Lin Shao-mao) and his followers are killed near Kaohsiung
http://www.takaoclub.com/linshaomao/linshao4.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/5198.html

1904: During the Russo-Japanese War, the Japanese Army, under the command of general Hikato, capture the City of Dairen after landing troops along the south coast of Manchuria
http://www.thechinabeat.org/?p=3704

1925: In China, protests erupt against the Great Powers infringing on Chinese sovereignty after the killing of a worker by a foreman in Shanghai. Eleven demonstrators are shot by the British
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/May_30_Movement
http://history.cultural-china.com/en/34History7784.html

1951: Lieutenant Bernard de Lattre (son of the General) is killed at Ninh-Binh during the first night of the Day River assaults
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bernard_de_Lattre_de_Tassigny

1965: Vietcong offensive against US base Danang begins

1966: 300 US planes bomb North Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-aircraft-carry-out-new-raids

1981: Murder of General Zia Rahman, president of Bangladesh since April 1977, in a military coup led by Major General Manzur
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/may/30/newsid_4401000/4401129.stm
http://www.londoni.co/index.php/history-of-bangladesh?id=237
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Assassination_of_Ziaur_Rahman

1998: Pakistan conducts an underground test in the Kharan Desert. It is reported to be a plutonium device with yield of 20kt (Chagal 2)

On 30 May in South Asian history

ON 30 MAY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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1950: Birth of Paresh Rawal, Indian actor
http://www.koimoi.com/actor/paresh-rawal/

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

1981: Murder of General Zia Rahman, president of Bangladesh since April 1977, in a military coup led by Major General Manzur
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/may/30/newsid_4401000/4401129.stm
http://www.londoni.co/index.php/history-of-bangladesh?id=237
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Assassination_of_Ziaur_Rahman
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/5342.html

1998: A magnitude 6.6 earthquake hits northern Afghanistan, killing up to 5,000

1998: Pakistan conducts an underground test in the Kharan Desert. It is reported to be a plutonium device with yield of 20kt (Chagal 2)

2007: Death of Gunturu Seshendra Sarma, Indian poet, born on October 20, 1027
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seshendra
http://hindu.com/2007/06/01/stories/2007060108350400.htm

2013: Prominent Sri Lankan human rights campaigner and parliamentarian Jayalath Jayawardena has died aged 59 in hospital in Singapore

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-22720636

2013: Death of Vina Mazumdar, Indian academic and activist, born on March 28; 1927
http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/remembering-vina-mazumdar/article4765937.ece
http://ibnlive.in.com/news/womens-rights-activist-vina-mazumdar-dies-in-delhi/394971-3-244.html

2013: Death of Rituparno Ghosh, Indian actor, director, and screenwriter, born on August 31, 1963
http://www.ndtv.com/kolkata-news/rituparno-ghoshs-death-leaves-kolkata-shocked-523828
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-22712973
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/04/movies/rituparno-ghosh-bengali-film-director-dies-at-49.html?_r=0
http://www.ndtv.com/video/player/news/the-life-and-times-of-rituparno-ghosh/277576
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/30-may-2013-rituparno-ghosh-indian-director-died

 

On 30 May in Southeast Asian history

ON 30 MAY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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1892: Birth of Fernando Amorsolo, Filipino painter who died on April 26, 1972
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fernando_Amorsolo
http://www.geringerart.com/bios/fernandocamorsolo.html

http://boverijuancarlospintores.blogspot.fr/2011/12/fernando-amorsolo.html
http://www.google.fr/search?q=fernando+amorsolo&nord=1&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=_T2HU6HkEKyX0AXduIHIBg&sqi=2&ved=0CAYQ_AUoAQ&biw=1242&bih=571
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1153/today-in-philippine-history-may-30-1892-fernando-amorsolo-was-born-in-paco-manila

Juan-Carlos Boveri

1941: Death of Thailand’s king Prajadhipok (Rama VII), born on November 8, 1893
http://tudtu.tripod.com/rama7.html

1951: Lieutenant Bernard de Lattre (son of the General) is killed at Ninh-Binh during the first night of the Day River assaults
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bernard_de_Lattre_de_Tassigny

1959: Singapore has its first élections to elect 51 members to the new legislature, against 25 in the old 32-member Rendel Assembly
http://www.singapore-elections.com/general-election/1959/
http://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/history/events/bad3de1d-21ce-48de-99b6-6e717e47328e

1963: A protest against pro-Catholic discrimination during the Buddhist crisis is held outside South Vietnam’s National Assembly, the first open demonstration during the eight-year rule of Ngo Dinh Diem
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buddhist_crisis

1965: Vietcong offensive against US base Danang begins

1966: 300 US planes bomb North Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-aircraft-carry-out-new-raids

1969: South Vietnamese President Nguyen Van Thieu vows never to agree to a coalition government
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/thieu-vows-never-to-agree-to-a-coalition-government

2003: In Myanmars’s city of Depayin, Aung San Suu Kyi escapes an murder attempt by paramilitary groups under orders of the military junta. 70 of Suu Kyi supporters are killed
http://www.burmalibrary.org/docs/GA2003-SRM-oral.htm
http://www.burmalibrary.org/docs/HRDU2003-04/Photos%20of%20Depayin%20Massacre.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SVfKL8UeTaA

2007: In Thailand, the Constitutional Court decide the dissolution of the Thai Rak Thai (TRT) of former Premier Thaksin Shinawatra for ballot rigging during the last elections

2008: Myanmar’s government has formally adopted a new constitution
http://fr.scribd.com/doc/7694880/Myanmar-Constitution-2008-English-version

2012: Suu Kyi, Burma’s democracy leader, arrives in Thailand for her first trip abroad in more than two decades.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/burmamyanmar/9297758/Aung-San-Suu-Kyi-in-first-foreign-trip-in-24-years.html

2013: « I am responsible for what happened during the time of Democratic Kampuchea, » Nuon Chea told the United Nations-backed tribunal, referring to the name of the country during the period, when he was the party’s second-in-command
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/cambodia/10089229/Khmer-Rouge-leader-accepts-responsibility-for-Cambodias-Killing-Fields.html

2015 : FIFA supends Indonesia. Its decision “resulted from the effective ‘take over’ of the activities of PSSI (the Indonesian football association) by the Indonesian authorities,” a spokesman for the world governing body said
http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/sports/2015/05/30/fifa-suspends-indonesia-over-long-running-row/