Daily Archives: 2 juin 2017

On 2 June in Asian history

ON 2 JUNE IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on 2 June 2017

926: Birth of Murakami, 62nd emperor of Japan (946-967), who died on May 25, 967
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Murakami

1183: In Japan, battle of Kurikara


http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bataille_de_Kurikara
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Battle_of_Kurikara

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pMJvdZ-6f4Y

1716: Death of Ogata Korin, Japanese painter, born in 1658
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ogata_K%C5%8Drin
http://www.google.fr/search?q=Ogata+Korin&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&prmd=ivns&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=HtzkTeCaNYe2hQf-itnpBw&ved=0CC0QsAQ&biw=511&bih=494

1891: Birth of Takijiro Onishi, Japanese « father of the kamikaze » who commited suicid on August 16, 1945
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takijir%C5%8D_%C5%8Cnishi

1899 : In the Philippines, the Malolos Congress declared war on the United States
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1159/today-in-philippine-history-june-2-1899-the-malolos-congress-declared-war-on-the-united-states

1901: In Japan, Katsura Taro becomes Premier for the first time, till January 1906
http://www.jref.com/japan/history/biographies/katsura_taro.shtml

1911: Birth of Xiao Hong, Chinese writer (The Field of Life and Death), who died on January 22,1942
http://www.womenofchina.cn/womenofchina/html1/people/history/15/4766-1.htm
http://europe.chinadaily.com.cn/epaper/2011-06/17/content_12724436.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xiao_Hong

1935: Birth of Lee Hoi-chang, South-Korean politician
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/2535547.stm

1941: Birth of Oda Mayumi, Japanese artist
http://robertaenglish.com/collections/mayumi-oda/
http://www.vernegallery.com/japanese-prints/MayumiOda/27
https://www.google.fr/search?q=oda+mayumi&biw=1093&bih=451&tbm=isch&source=lnms&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjQ46qisYfNAhXH1RoKHWEhBP0Q_AUIBigB

Oda Mayumi 2

1943: Birth of Ilaiyaraaja, Indian composer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ilaiyaraaja

1946: Birth of Song Dae Kwan, Korean singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Song_Dae_Kwan
http://star.koreandrama.org/?p=6666

1955: Opening in London of peace talks between Japan and Soviet Union

1956: Birth of Mani Ratnam, Indian director
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mani_Ratnam
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0711745/
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/2-june-1956-mani-ratnam-renowned-indian-film-director-was-born

1962: Expiration of the 1954 China-India treaty on Tibet

1962: The reformist Deng Xiaoping, against the leftists, declares “It doesn’t matter if a cat is black or white, so long as it catches mice” He will be largely critized for that during the Cultural Revolution
http://www.fsmitha.com/h2/ch32prc.html

1962-06-02 Deng and the cats

1963: Birth of Anand Abhyankar, Indian actor who died in a car accident on December 23, 2012
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anand_Abhyankar

Anand Abhyankar 2

1964: Lal Bahadur Shaskri succeeds Jawarharlal Nehru as Indian Prime Minister
http://www.culturalindia.net/leaders/lal-bahadur-shastri.html
http://www.sscnet.ucla.edu/southasia/History/Independent/Shastri.html

1965: In India, – 2nd of 2 cyclones in less than a month kills 35,000 

1965: First Australian contingent arrive in Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/first-contingent-of-australian-combat-troops-arrives

1974: Jigme Singye Wangchuck, King of Bhutan since two years is formally enthroned
 http://bhutan2008.blogspot.fr/2007/05/tribute-to-his-majesty-jigme-singye.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GbXynzSWxz4

 1981: In Afghanistan, three resistance movement favoring a western military aide, form a new alliance: The Islamic Unity of Aghanistan mudjahidin

1982: Death of Fazal Ilahi Chaudhry, Pakistani politician, 5th president of the Republic, born on January 1, 1904
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/person.asp?perid=P036

1987: Birth of Anthony de Mello, Indian priest and psychotherapist, born September 4, 1931
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_de_Mello

1988: Death of Raj Kapoor, Indian film actor, producer and director, born on December 14, 1924
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raj_Kapoor

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5wjGc1zGWBc

1989: 10,000 Chinese soldiers are blocked by 100,000 citizens protecting students demonstrating for democracy in Tiananmen Square, Beijing

1989-06-02 Population stop troops

1999: The Bhutan Broadcasting Service brings television transmissions to the kingdom for the first time
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bhutan_Broadcasting_Service

1999: The Japanese ministry of Health and Welfare approves the use of birth control pills

2001: In Malaysia, Finance minister Daim Zainuddin resigns, as well as UMNO Treasurer
http://edition.cnn.com/2001/WORLD/asiapcf/southeast/06/02/malay.resign/index.html

2004 : Death of Dom Moraes, Indian writer and poet, born on July 19, 1938
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/3773081.stm
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/dom-moraes-730527.html
http://www.theguardian.com/news/2004/jun/04/guardianobituaries.india

2006: More than 200.000 Maoists demonstrate in Katmandu demanding the abolition of the monarchy

2007: Death of Kentaro Haneda, Japanese composer, born on January 12, 1949
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=19715836
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kentaro_Haneda

2007: Death of Chinese Vice-Premier minister Huang Ju (69), former mayor of Shanghai and closed ally of Jiang Zemin
http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/richard_spencer/blog/2007/06/04/huang_ju_is_finally_officially_dead

2008: Bomb hits Danish embassy in Pakistan
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7430721.stm

2010: Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama of Japan announces that he would step down
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/02/world/asia/02japan.html?ref=asia
http://www.france24.com/en/20100602-japan-prime-minister-yukio-hatoyama-resign-election-base-okinawa

2010: Thailand’s Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva survives a no-confidence motion in parliament with 186 voting to censure him and 246 against the action
http://edition.cnn.com/2010/WORLD/asiapcf/06/02/thailand.pm.censure/index.html
http://www.france24.com/en/20100602-thailand-prime-minister-abhisit-vejjajiva-survives-no-confidence-vote-parliament

2010: Hamid Karzai, the Afghan president, opens a three-day peace conference in the capital, amid rocket fire and at least one suicide bombing
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2010/06/20106244135950477.html
http://www.france24.com/en/20100602-afghanistan-karzai-launches-ambitious-peace-plan-jirga-gathering-taliban

2012: In Afghanistan, helicopter-borne British and American special forces troops freed the hostages from a series of caves and killed seven of the kidnappers
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/afghanistan/9309226/SAS-launched-rescue-mission-for-British-aid-worker-after-warning-she-could-be-dead-in-24-hours.html

2013: June 4 Tiananmen square crackdown mastermind Chen Xitong dies
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1253554/june-4-crackdown-mastermind-chen-xitong-dies
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-22773481

2014: Death of Anjan Das, Indian director and producer, born on November 17, 1951
http://indianexpress.com/article/entertainment/entertainment-others/eminent-bengali-filmmaker-anjan-das-dies/
http://movies.ndtv.com/regional/bengali-filmmaker-anjan-das-dies-of-cancer-639654
http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-otherstates/filmmaker-anjan-das-passes-away/article6077066.ece

2014: India has a new State called Telangana created from the southern state of Andhra Pradesh. It is the country’s 29th state and represents the culmination of a decades-long separatist campaign
http://www.voanews.com/content/india-has-new-state-/1927347.html

2014: Death of Duraisamy Simon Lourdusamy, Indian cardinal, born on February 5, 1924
http://www.oneindia.com/india/jayalalithaa-condoles-death-of-cardinal-lourdusamy-1460129.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Duraisamy_Simon_Lourdusamy

2015 : The top communist guerrilla leader in the Philippines, Alberto Silva, is arrested in a blow to the decades-old Maoist rebellion following the detention of his predecessors last year
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/philippines-highest-ranking-communist-rebel-held-military
http://www.manilatimes.net/top-npa-guerrilla-captured-in-cavite/188638/

2016: Fourteen years after an armed mob set ablaze the Gulberg Housing Society, massacring 69 people, including former Congress MP Ehsan Jafri, a special Gujarat court convicts 24 people, including VHP leader Atul Vaidya
http://www.dw.com/en/india-court-convicts-24-over-2002-gujarat-riots-massacre/a-19299529
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-36423413
http://zeenews.india.com/news/gujarat/24-held-guilty-36-freed-in-gulberg-society-massacre-conspiracy-charges-against-all-dropped-zakia-jafri-calls-it-half-justice_1891181.html

 

Holidays and observances

Coronation of King Jigme Singye Wangchuck (Bhutan)

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 2 June in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 2 JUNE IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on 2 June 2017

1183: In Japan, battle of Kurikara

http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bataille_de_Kurikara

http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Battle_of_Kurikara

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pMJvdZ-6f4Y

1955: Opening in London of peace talks between Japan and Soviet Union

1956: Birth of Mani Ratnam, Indian director
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mani_Ratnam
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0711745/

1962: Expiration of the 1954 China-India treaty on Tibet

1965: First Australian contingent arrive in Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/first-contingent-of-australian-combat-troops-arrives

1981: In Afghanistan, three resistance movement favoring a western military aide, form a new alliance: The Islamic Unity of Aghanistan mudjahidin

2008: Bomb hits Danish embassy in Pakistan
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7430721.stm

2010: Hamid Karzai, the Afghan president, opens a three-day peace conference in the capital, amid rocket fire and at least one suicide bombing
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2010/06/20106244135950477.html
http://www.france24.com/en/20100602-afghanistan-karzai-launches-ambitious-peace-plan-jirga-gathering-taliban

2012: In Afghanistan, helicopter-borne British and American special forces troops freed the hostages from a series of caves and killed seven of the kidnappers
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/afghanistan/9309226/SAS-launched-rescue-mission-for-British-aid-worker-after-warning-she-could-be-dead-in-24-hours.html

On 2 June in South Asian history

ON 2 JUNE IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on 2 June 2017

1943: Birth of Ilaiyaraaja, Indian composer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ilaiyaraaja

1956: Birth of Mani Ratnam, Indian director
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mani_Ratnam
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0711745/
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/2-june-1956-mani-ratnam-renowned-indian-film-director-was-born

1962: Expiration of the 1954 China-India treaty on Tibet

1963: Birth of Anand Abhyankar, Indian actor who died in a car accident on December 23, 2012
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anand_Abhyankar

Anand Abhyankar 2

1964: Lal Bahadur Shaskri succeeds Jawarharlal Nehru as Indian Prime Minister
http://www.culturalindia.net/leaders/lal-bahadur-shastri.html
http://www.sscnet.ucla.edu/southasia/History/Independent/Shastri.html

1965: In India, – 2nd of 2 cyclones in less than a month kills 35,000 

1974: Jigme Singye Wangchuck, King of Bhutan since two years is formally enthroned
http://bhutan2008.blogspot.fr/2007/05/tribute-to-his-majesty-jigme-singye.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GbXynzSWxz4

1981: In Afghanistan, three resistance movement favoring a western military aide, form a new alliance: The Islamic Unity of Aghanistan mudjahidin

1982: Death of Fazal Ilahi Chaudhry, Pakistani politician, 5th president of the Republic, born on January 1, 1904
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/person.asp?perid=P036

1987: Birth of Sonakshi Sinha, Indian actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sonakshi_Sinha

1987: Birth of Anthony de Mello, Indian priest and psychotherapist, born September 4, 1931
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_de_Mello

1988: Death of Raj Kapoor, Indian film actor, producer and director, born on December 14, 1924
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raj_Kapoor

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5wjGc1zGWBc

1999: The Bhutan Broadcasting Service brings television transmissions to the kingdom for the first time
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bhutan_Broadcasting_Service

2004 : Death of Dom Moraes, Indian writer and poet, born on July 19, 1938
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/3773081.stm
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/dom-moraes-730527.html
http://www.theguardian.com/news/2004/jun/04/guardianobituaries.india

2006: More than 200.000 Maoists demonstrate in Katmandu demanding the abolition of the monarchy

2008: Bomb hits Danish embassy in Pakistan
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7430721.stm

2010: Hamid Karzai, the Afghan president, opens a three-day peace conference in the capital, amid rocket fire and at least one suicide bombing
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2010/06/20106244135950477.html
http://www.france24.com/en/20100602-afghanistan-karzai-launches-ambitious-peace-plan-jirga-gathering-taliban

2012: In Afghanistan, helicopter-borne British and American special forces troops freed the hostages from a series of caves and killed seven of the kidnappers
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/afghanistan/9309226/SAS-launched-rescue-mission-for-British-aid-worker-after-warning-she-could-be-dead-in-24-hours.html

2014: Death of Anjan Das, Indian director and producer, born on November 17, 1951
http://indianexpress.com/article/entertainment/entertainment-others/eminent-bengali-filmmaker-anjan-das-dies/
http://movies.ndtv.com/regional/bengali-filmmaker-anjan-das-dies-of-cancer-639654
http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-otherstates/filmmaker-anjan-das-passes-away/article6077066.ece

2014: India has a new State called Telangana created from the southern state of Andhra Pradesh. It is the country’s 29th state and represents the culmination of a decades-long separatist campaign
http://www.voanews.com/content/india-has-new-state-/1927347.html

2014: Death of Duraisamy Simon Lourdusamy, Indian cardinal, born on February 5, 1924
http://www.oneindia.com/india/jayalalithaa-condoles-death-of-cardinal-lourdusamy-1460129.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Duraisamy_Simon_Lourdusamy

 

Holidays and observances

Coronation of King Jigme Singye Wangchuck (Bhutan)

On 2 June in Southeast Asian history

ON 2 JUNE IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on 2 June 2017

1899 : In the Philippines, the Malolos Congress declared war on the United States
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1159/today-in-philippine-history-june-2-1899-the-malolos-congress-declared-war-on-the-united-states

1965: First Australian contingent arrive in Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/first-contingent-of-australian-combat-troops-arrives

2001: In Malaysia, Finance minister Daim Zainuddin resigns, as well as UMNO Treasurer
http://edition.cnn.com/2001/WORLD/asiapcf/southeast/06/02/malay.resign/index.html

2010: Thailand’s Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva survives a no-confidence motion in parliament with 186 voting to censure him and 246 against the action
http://edition.cnn.com/2010/WORLD/asiapcf/06/02/thailand.pm.censure/index.html
http://www.france24.com/en/20100602-thailand-prime-minister-abhisit-vejjajiva-survives-no-confidence-vote-parliament

2015 : The top communist guerrilla leader in the Philippines, Alberto Silva, has been arrested in a blow to the decades-old Maoist rebellion following the detention of his predecessors last year
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/philippines-highest-ranking-communist-rebel-held-military
http://www.manilatimes.net/top-npa-guerrilla-captured-in-cavite/188638/

On 2 June in Japan’s history

Oda Mayumi 2

ON 2 JUNE IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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

Updated on 2 June 2017

926: Birth of Murakami, 62nd emperor of Japan (946-967), who died on May 25, 967
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Murakami

1183: In Japan, battle of Kurikara

http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bataille_de_Kurikara

http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Battle_of_Kurikara

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pMJvdZ-6f4Y

1716: Death of Ogata Korin, Japanese painter, born in 1658
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ogata_K%C5%8Drin
http://www.google.fr/search?q=Ogata+Korin&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&prmd=ivns&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=HtzkTeCaNYe2hQf-itnpBw&ved=0CC0QsAQ&biw=511&bih=494

1891: Birth of Takijiro Onishi, Japanese « father of the kamikaze » who commited suicid on August 16, 1945
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takijir%C5%8D_%C5%8Cnishi

1901: In Japan, Katsura Taro becomes Premier for the first time, till January 1906
http://www.jref.com/japan/history/biographies/katsura_taro.shtml

1941: Birth of Oda Mayumi, Japanese artist
http://robertaenglish.com/collections/mayumi-oda/
http://www.vernegallery.com/japanese-prints/MayumiOda/27
https://www.google.fr/search?q=oda+mayumi&biw=1093&bih=451&tbm=isch&source=lnms&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjQ46qisYfNAhXH1RoKHWEhBP0Q_AUIBigB

Oda Mayumi 2

1955: Opening in London of peace talks between Japan and Soviet Union

1999: The Japanese ministry of Health and Welfare approves the use of birth control pills

2007: Death of Kentaro Haneda, Japanese composer, born on January 12, 1949
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=19715836
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kentaro_Haneda

2010: Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama of Japan announces that he would step down
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/02/world/asia/02japan.html?ref=asia
http://www.france24.com/en/20100602-japan-prime-minister-yukio-hatoyama-resign-election-base-Okinawa

 

On 2 June in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 2 JUNE IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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

Updated on 2 June 2017

1911: Birth of Xiao Hong, Chinese writer (The Field of Life and Death), who died on January 22,1942
http://www.womenofchina.cn/womenofchina/html1/people/history/15/4766-1.htm
http://europe.chinadaily.com.cn/epaper/2011-06/17/content_12724436.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xiao_Hong

1962: Expiration of the 1954 China-India treaty on Tibet

1962: The reformist Deng Xiaoping, against the leftists, declares “It doesn’t matter if a cat is black or white, so long as it catches mice” He will be largely critized for that during the Cultural Revolution
http://www.fsmitha.com/h2/ch32prc.html

1962-06-02 Deng and the cats

1989: 10,000 Chinese soldiers are blocked by 100,000 citizens protecting students demonstrating for democracy in Tiananmen Square, Beijing

1989-06-02 Population stop troops

2007: Death of Chinese Vice-Premier minister Huang Ju (69), former mayor of Shanghai and closed ally of Jiang Zemin
http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/richard_spencer/blog/2007/06/04/huang_ju_is_finally_officially_dead

2013: June 4 Tiananmen square crackdown mastermind Chen Xitong dies

http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1253554/june-4-crackdown-mastermind-chen-xitong-dies

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-22773481