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On 4 June in Asian history

ON 4 JUNE IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on 4 June 2017

781 BC: First total solar eclipse reliably recorded by Chinese

756: Death of Emperor Shomu, 45th Emperor of Japan, (724-743) born in 701
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Sh%C5%8Dmu

907: In China, Zhu Quanzhong usurps power, putting an end to the Tang dynasty
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhu_Quanzhong
http://history.cultural-china.com/en/46History9546.html

1135: Death, in captivity, of Huizong, the eighth Song dynasty emperor, born on November 2, 1082
http://history.cultural-china.com/en/46History9498.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Huizong_of_Song_China
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/5129.html

1565 : The peace treaty of Cebu between Miguel Lopez de Legazpi, representing King Philip II of Spain, and Rajah Tupas of Cebu is signed. It is the first Philippine peace treaty which effectively created Spain’s suzerain over Cebu
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1161/today-in-philippine-history-june-4-1565-the-peace-treaty-of-cebu-was-signed
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Cebu_(1565)

1565-06-04 Treaty of Cebu

1615: In Japan, forces under the shogun Tokugawa leyasu takes Osaka Castle after a six-month siege
http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/ngm/0312/feature5/zoomify/main.html

1904: Birth of Bhagat Puran Singh, Punjabi social activist, who died on August 5, 1992
http://www.sikh-history.com/sikhhist/personalities/sewadars/puransingh.html

1928: Zhang Zuolin, warlord of Mandchuria, is assassinated by Japanese agent and is succeeded by his son Zhang Xueliang
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhang_Zuolin
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4995.html

1936: Birth of Nutan Behl, Indian actress, who died on February 21, 1991
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nutan
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/4-june-1936-nutan-legendary-indian-actress-was-born

1937: Prince Fumimaro Konoe becomes 34th Japanese premier minister, for the first of three times, succeeding General Senjuro Hayashi
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Senj%C5%ABr%C5%8D_Hayashi

1942: The Battle of Midway begins (till June 7). Admiral Chuichi Nagumo orders a strike on Midway island with much of the Imperial Japanese navy
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/6/4
http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/battle_of_midway.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/5144.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1v4I6RGRW50

1947: Indian leader Gandhi finely approves the partition of India in two separate states

1954: French Premier Joseph Laniel and Vietnamese Premier Buu Loc initiate treaties in Paris giving complete independence to Vietnam

1954-06-03 Buu Loc accord

1955: Jawaharlal Nehru goes to Soviet Union
https://in.rbth.com/arts/2015/07/02/six_decades_since_nehrus_first_official_ussr_visit_44003
http://www.thehindu.com/features/magazine/nehrus-soviet-sojourn/article7407454.ece 

1955-06-04  NEHRU en Russie

1957: Birth of Yoon Suk-ho, South Korean director
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yoon_Suk-ho

1960: The Taiwan island of Quemoy is hit by 500 artillery shells fired from the coast of Communist China
 

 
1961: US and Soviet Union presidents, Kennedy and Khrushchev, agree on neutrality for Laos
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/kennedy-and-khrushchev-agree-on-neutrality-for-laos

1971: Birth of Shoji Meguro, Japanese composer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shoji_Meguro

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AtTBeSq74a0

1979: In Afghanistan, beginning of heavy fights around Kabul between Sovieto-Afghan forces and 20,000 Muslim resistance activists, till June 12

1984: Birth of Rainie Yang, Taiwanese singer and actress
http://yummycelebrities.com/2006/03/31/rainie-yang/

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mebzXfWi87E

1984: Birth of Kento Handa, Japanese actor
http://asianmediawiki.com/Kento_Handa

1987: Operation Poomalai or Eagle Mission 4 by the Indian Air Force to airdrop supplies over the besieged town of Jaffna in Sri Lanka
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Poomalai
http://www.nytimes.com/1987/06/05/world/india-airlifts-aid-to-tamil-rebels.html

1989: In Beijing, the Chinese troops clear the Tian’anmen Square from pro-democracy demonstrators in a massacre


 
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/june/4/newsid_2496000/2496277.stm
http://www.cnd.org/June4th/


http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x1tfel_june-4-1989-tiananmen-square-massac_events
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/tiananmen-square-massacre-takes-place
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/tankman/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SeoMn1DeUek

1989: In Beijing Great Wall, a policeman shoots and wounds Chinese Premier Li Peng
http://www.nytimes.com/1989/06/06/world/crackdown-in-beijing-paper-in-hong-kong-says-li-is-wounded.html

1990: Birth of Jetsun Pema, Bhutanese Queen, wife of Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck
http://www.mensxp.com/special-features/today/5820-introducing-jetsun-pema-bhutans-commoner-turned-queen-.html

2001: Death of King Dipendra of Nepal, who in fact was fatality wound after killing his father , his mother and several other member of the royal family four days before. His uncle, Gyanendra, ascends to the throne
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dipendra_of_Nepal

2002: Japon ratifies Kyoto Protocole on climat change

2005: Chang Chun-hsiung, former premier of Taiwan (2000-2002), succeeds Koo Chen-fu (dead) as chairman of the Straits Exchange Foundation, in charge of the relations with China
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chang_Chun-hsiung

2009: An estimated 150,000 people gathered in Victoria Park for the annual event, which was addressed by one of the 1989 student leaders, Xiong Yan. Other Tiananmen veterans were banned from entering the territory
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8083569.stm

2009: In India, for the first time a Dalit woman,Meira Kuma, is elected as speaker of the Parliament
http://www.asianews.it/index.php?l=en&art=15430&size=A

2010: Naoto Kan becomes Japan’s new prime minister
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/world/asia_pacific/10233665.stm
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/05/world/asia/05japan.html?ref=asia

2010: Afghan representatives have endorsed President Hamid Karzai’s plan to seek peace with the Taliban, on the final day of national peace talks in Kabul
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/world/south_asia/10234823.stm
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2010/06/201064133749186649.html

2011: Baba Ramdev, India’s most celebrated yoga guru, has begun a « fast unto death » in an effort to raise awareness against rampant corruption in the country
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2011/06/2011645229345153.html
http://www.english.rfi.fr/asia-pacific/20110604-right-wing-indian-guru-starts-anti-corruption-hunger-strike

2013: Bollywood actress Jiah Khan, who was found dead at her home in the Indian city of Mumbai, killed herself, a police post-mortem has found
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-22763342
http://www.euronews.com/2013/06/04/bollywood-star-found-dead/

2013: Death of S. Shamsuddin, Singaporean actor, born on January 1, 1929
http://www.straitstimes.com/breaking-news/lifestyle/story/veteran-actor-s-shamsuddin-dies-84-20130604
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0787924/

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a5ZFPOLvDyc

2014: Tens of thousands gathered at a central Hong Kong park on Wednesday to mark the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown, even as a stifling security presence in Beijing and elsewhere in mainland China appeared to forestall protests
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/hongkong/10875832/Thousands-gather-in-Hong-Kong-to-remember-Tiananmen-killings.html
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/05/world/asia/crowds-gather-in-hong-kong-to-mark-25th-anniversary-of-tiananmen-killings.html?_r=0
http://www.theguardian.com/world/gallery/2014/jun/04/hong-kong-commemorates-tiananmen-square-anniversary-in-pictures http://www.voanews.com/content/tens-of-thousands-stage-tiananmen-anniversary-vigil-in-hong-kong/1929240.html

2016; US secretary for Defence Carter proposes to further deepen defense cooperation in the Asia-Pacific region by bringing cooperating countries together under the umbrella of a “security network »
http://www.asiapacificstar.com/index.php/sid/244651303
http://www.dw.com/en/south-china-sea-tensions-top-asia-security-summit-in-singapore/a-19306325
http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/east-asia/us-defence-chief-carter-urges-china-to-quit-self-isolation-and-join-principled

 

Holidays and observances

Bhagat Puran Singh’s Birthday. (Sikhism)

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 4 June in Asian history

1955-06-04  NEHRU en Russie

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 4 JUNE IN ASIAN HISTORY

To see another date, on Internet (Google…) type “conflicts and strategy on (date + month) in Asian history”

Updated on 4 June 2017

907: In China, Zhu Quanzhong usurps power, putting an end to the Tang dynasty
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhu_Quanzhong
http://history.cultural-china.com/en/46History9546.html

1565 : The peace treaty of Cebu between Miguel Lopez de Legazpi, representing King Philip II of Spain, and Rajah Tupas of Cebu is signed. It is the first Philippine peace treaty which effectively created Spain’s suzerain over Cebu
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1161/today-in-philippine-history-june-4-1565-the-peace-treaty-of-cebu-was-signed
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Cebu_(1565)

1565-06-04 Treaty of Cebu

1615: In Japan, forces under the shogun Tokugawa leyasu takes Osaka Castle after a six-month siege
http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/ngm/0312/feature5/zoomify/main.html

1942: The Battle of Midway begins (till June 7). Admiral Chuichi Nagumo orders a strike on Midway island with much of the Imperial Japanese navy
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/6/4
http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/battle_of_midway.htm
http://www.asiaobserver.org/on-4-june-in-indian-and-south-asian-history

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1v4I6RGRW50

1955: Jawaharlal Nehru goes to Soviet Union
https://in.rbth.com/arts/2015/07/02/six_decades_since_nehrus_first_official_ussr_visit_44003
http://www.thehindu.com/features/magazine/nehrus-soviet-sojourn/article7407454.ece

1955-06-04  NEHRU en Russie

1960: The Taiwan island of Quemoy is hit by 500 artillery shells fired from the coast of Communist China

1961: US and Soviet Union presidents, Kennedy and Khrushchev, agree on neutrality for Laos
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/kennedy-and-khrushchev-agree-on-neutrality-for-laos

1979: In Afghanistan, beginning of heavy fights around Kabul between Sovieto-Afghan forces and 20,000 Muslim resistance activists, till June 12 

1987: Operation Poomalai or Eagle Mission 4 by the Indian Air Force to airdrop supplies over the besieged town of Jaffna in Sri Lanka
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Poomalai
http://www.nytimes.com/1987/06/05/world/india-airlifts-aid-to-tamil-rebels.html

On 4 June in South Asian history

ON 4 JUNE IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on 4 June 2017

1904: Birth of Bhagat Puran Singh, Punjabi social activist, who died on August 5, 1992
http://www.sikh-history.com/sikhhist/personalities/sewadars/puransingh.html

1936: Birth of Nutan Behl, Indian actress, who died on February 21, 1991
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nutan
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/4-june-1936-nutan-legendary-indian-actress-was-born

1947: Indian leader Gandhi finely approves the partition of India in two separate states

1955: Jawaharlal Nehru goes to Soviet Union
https://in.rbth.com/arts/2015/07/02/six_decades_since_nehrus_first_official_ussr_visit_44003
http://www.thehindu.com/features/magazine/nehrus-soviet-sojourn/article7407454.ece

1955-06-04  NEHRU en Russie

 1979: In Afghanistan, beginning of heavy fights around Kabul between Sovieto-Afghan forces and 20,000 Muslim resistance activists, till June 12

1987: Operation Poomalai or Eagle Mission 4 by the Indian Air Force to airdrop supplies over the besieged town of Jaffna in Sri Lanka
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Poomalai
http://www.nytimes.com/1987/06/05/world/india-airlifts-aid-to-tamil-rebels.html

1990: Birth of Jetsun Pema, Bhutanese Queen, wife of Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck
http://www.mensxp.com/special-features/today/5820-introducing-jetsun-pema-bhutans-commoner-turned-queen-.html

2001: Death of King Dipendra of Nepal, who in fact was fatality wound after killing his father , his mother and several other member of the royal family four days before. His uncle, Gyanendra, ascends to the throne
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dipendra_of_Nepal

2009: In India, for the first time a Dalit woman,Meira Kuma, is elected as speaker of the Parliament
http://www.asianews.it/index.php?l=en&art=15430&size=A

2010: Afghan representatives have endorsed President Hamid Karzai’s plan to seek peace with the Taliban, on the final day of national peace talks in Kabul
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/world/south_asia/10234823.stm
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2010/06/201064133749186649.html

2011: Baba Ramdev, India’s most celebrated yoga guru, has begun a « fast unto death » in an effort to raise awareness against rampant corruption in the country
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2011/06/2011645229345153.html
http://www.english.rfi.fr/asia-pacific/20110604-right-wing-indian-guru-starts-anti-corruption-hunger-strike

2013: Bollywood actress Jiah Khan, who was found dead at her home in the Indian city of Mumbai, killed herself, a police post-mortem has found
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-22763342
http://www.therealjiahkhan.com/biography.html
http://www.euronews.com/2013/06/04/bollywood-star-found-dead/

 

Holidays and observances

Bhagat Puran Singh’s Birthday. (Sikhism)

On 4 June in Southeast Asian history

ON 4 JUNE IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on 4 June 2017

1565 : The peace treaty of Cebu between Miguel Lopez de Legazpi, representing King Philip II of Spain, and Rajah Tupas of Cebu is signed. It is the first Philippine peace treaty which effectively created Spain’s suzerain over Cebu
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1161/today-in-philippine-history-june-4-1565-the-peace-treaty-of-cebu-was-signed
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Cebu_(1565)

1565-06-04 Treaty of Cebu

1954: French Premier Joseph Laniel and Vietnamese Premier Buu Loc initiate treaties in Paris giving complete independence to Vietnam

1954-06-03 Buu Loc accord

1961: US and Soviet Union presidents, Kennedy and Khrushchev, agree on neutrality for Laos
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/kennedy-and-khrushchev-agree-on-neutrality-for-laos 

2013: Death of S. Shamsuddin, Singaporean actor, born on January 1, 1929
http://www.straitstimes.com/breaking-news/lifestyle/story/veteran-actor-s-shamsuddin-dies-84-20130604
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0787924/

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a5ZFPOLvDyc

On 4 June in Japan’s history

ON 4 JUNE IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on 4 June 2017

1615: In Japan, forces under the shogun Tokugawa leyasu takes Osaka Castle after a six-month siege
http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/ngm/0312/feature5/zoomify/main.html

1928: Zhang Zuolin, warlord of Mandchuria, is assassinated by Japanese agent and is succeeded by his son Zhang Xueliang
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhang_Zuolin
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4995.html

1937: Prince Fumimaro Konoe becomes 34th Japanese premier minister, for the first of three times, succeeding General Senjuro Hayashi
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Senj%C5%ABr%C5%8D_Hayashi

1942: The Battle of Midway begins (till June 7). Admiral Chuichi Nagumo orders a strike on Midway island with much of the Imperial Japanese navy
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/6/4
http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/battle_of_midway.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/5144.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1v4I6RGRW50

1971: Birth of Shoji Meguro, Japanese composer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shoji_Meguro

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AtTBeSq74a0

1984: Birth of Kento Handa, Japanese actor
http://asianmediawiki.com/Kento_Handa

2002: Japon ratifies Kyoto Protocole on climat change

2010: Naoto Kan becomes Japan’s new prime minister
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/world/asia_pacific/10233665.stm
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/05/world/asia/05japan.html?ref=asia

On 4 June in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 4 JUNE IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on 4 June 2017

781 BC: First total solar eclipse reliably recorded by Chinese

907: In China, Zhu Quanzhong usurps power, putting an end to the Tang dynasty
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhu_Quanzhong
http://history.cultural-china.com/en/46History9546.html

1135: Death, in captivity, of Huizong, the eighth Song dynasty emperor, born on November 2, 1082
http://history.cultural-china.com/en/46History9498.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Huizong_of_Song_China
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/5129.html

1928: Zhang Zuolin, warlord of Mandchuria, is assassinated by Japanese agent and is succeeded by his son Zhang Xueliang
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhang_Zuolin
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4995.html

1960: The Taiwan island of Quemoy is hit by 500 artillery shells fired from the coast of Communist China

1984: Birth of Rainie Yang, Taiwanese singer and actress
http://yummycelebrities.com/2006/03/31/rainie-yang/

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mebzXfWi87E

1989: In Beijing, the Chinese troops clear the Tian’anmen Square from pro-democracy demonstrators in a massacre


 
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/june/4/newsid_2496000/2496277.stm
http://www.cnd.org/June4th/


http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x1tfel_june-4-1989-tiananmen-square-massac_events
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/tiananmen-square-massacre-takes-place
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/tankman/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SeoMn1DeUek

1989: In Beijing Great Wall, a policeman shoots and wounds Chinese Premier Li Peng
http://www.nytimes.com/1989/06/06/world/crackdown-in-beijing-paper-in-hong-kong-says-li-is-wounded.html

2005: Chang Chun-hsiung, former premier of Taiwan (2000-2002), succeeds Koo Chen-fu (dead) as chairman of the Straits Exchange Foundation, in charge of the relations with China
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chang_Chun-hsiung

2009: An estimated 150,000 people gathered in Victoria Park for the annual event, which was addressed by one of the 1989 student leaders, Xiong Yan. Other Tiananmen veterans were banned from entering the territory
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8083569.stm

2014: Tens of thousands gathered at a central Hong Kong park on Wednesday to mark the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown, even as a stifling security presence in Beijing and elsewhere in mainland China appeared to forestall protests
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/hongkong/10875832/Thousands-gather-in-Hong-Kong-to-remember-Tiananmen-killings.html
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/05/world/asia/crowds-gather-in-hong-kong-to-mark-25th-anniversary-of-tiananmen-killings.html?_r=0
http://www.theguardian.com/world/gallery/2014/jun/04/hong-kong-commemorates-tiananmen-square-anniversary-in-pictures http://www.voanews.com/content/tens-of-thousands-stage-tiananmen-anniversary-vigil-in-hong-kong/1929240.html