Daily Archives: 8 juin 2017

On 8 June in Asian history

ON 8 JUNE IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on 8 June 2017

862: Birth of Emperor Xizong of Tang who died on April 20, 888
http://history.cultural-china.com/en/46History9754.html

1384: Death of Kanami, Japanese Noh actor, born in 1333
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kanami

1505: Death of Chinese Ming dynasty emperor Hongzhi 1487-1505), born on July 30, 1470
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hongzhi_Emperor
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/5586.html

1690: Siddi general Yadi Sakat, razes the Mazagon British Fort in Mumbai.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mazagon_Fort
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yakut_Khan

1824: The British launch a new offensive on Rangoon. The Burmese will be driven back; and their strongly built forts, battered by artillery, gradually abandoned

1905: US President Roosevelt sends identical notes to Japan and Russia urging them to negotiate and end hostilities, offering his personal services

1921: Birth of Suharto, second president of Indonesia, who died on January 27, 2008
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suharto
http://www.time.com/time/photogallery/0,29307,1702682,00.html

1928: Chinese Nationalist forces, under the command of Chiang Kai-shek capture Beijing defeating the northern warlords

1938: Birth of Martin Lee, founder of the Democratic Party in Hong Kong
http://www.martinlee.org.hk/eng/about/about.html

1942: Japanese imperial submarines shell the Australian cities of Sydney and Newcastle

1946: Sukarno calls for the people of Indonesia to mobilize against the Dutch in an anti-colonial campaign

1953: Death of Zhang Shichuan, one of the founders of Chinese cinema, born on January 1, 1890
http://www.chinesemirror.com/index/2006/12/first_among_equ.html

1955: Birth of Shusuke Kaneko, Japanese director
http://www.shusuke-kaneko.com/eng/bio.html

1956: In Singapore, Lim Yew Kock forms a new cabinet
http://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/history/events/cd9853ff-acdc-40bf-8dfa-da17041418a8

1957: Birth of Dimple Kapadia, Indian actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dimple_Kapadia

1957: Mao Zedong calls a halt to the Hundred Flowers Campaign. Hundreds of intellectuals and students are rounded up, and forced to publicly confess that they had organized a secret conspiracy against socialism
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/modernchina/fl/Hundred-Flowers-Campaign.htm?nl=1
http://factsanddetails.com/china/cat2/sub6/item1153.html

1965: The US forces in Vietnam get the green light to fight in ground operations
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-forces-are-available-for-ground-support

1967: The Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North Vietnam) recognizes the border and neutrality of Laos

1969: Presidents Nixon and Thieu meet at Midway. USA decides the immediate withdraw of 25,000 soldiers from Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/nixon-and-thieu-meet-at-midway
https://www.nixonfoundation.org/2014/06/president-nixon-president-thieu-meet-midway-island-june-8-1969/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9uFkDnMROiI

1969: Death of Chinese Marshal He Long, born on March 22, 1896
http://www.paulnoll.com/China/Long-March/Long-March-He-Long.html

1972: Vietnam War: Associated Press photographer Nick Ut takes his Pulitzer Prize-winning photo of a naked 9-year-old Phan Thi Kim Phúc running down a road after being burned by napalm

1975: Birth of Shilpa Shetty, Indian actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0792908/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shilpa_Shetty

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u7sqAIPR50c

1983: Birth of Mamoru Miyano, Japanese actor
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=10397

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jgFGaX5EFOc

1985: Death of Chinese writer Hu Feng
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hu_Feng
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/5119.html

1996: China set off an underground nuclear test blast

1997: Japan and USA reveal their new defence agreement which considerably enlarge the mutual commitments of the 1978 agreement
http://www.nippon.com/en/features/c00204/
http://www.mofa.go.jp/region/n-america/us/security/guideline2.html

1998: In Indonesia, thousands of demonstrators, mainly students, demand the dissolution of the only three autorized parties

2006: Choummaly Sayasone is elected president of Laos
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Choummaly_Sayasone

2009: A North Korea’s court sentences two female American journalists to 12 years of hard labor. The court found the two women guilty of committing an unspecified « grave crime » and illegally crossing into North Korea
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/06/08/AR2009060800089.html

2009: Death of Habib Tanvir, leading Indian playwright and theatre director, born on September 1, 1923
https://www.theguardian.com/stage/2009/sep/03/habib-tanvir-obituary
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/8-june-2009-habib-tanvir-leading-indian-playwright-and-theatre-director-died
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Habib_Tanvir

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

2012: Japan’s prime minister said that two idled nuclear reactors in western Japan must be restarted to protect jobs and ensure the « survival of society ».
 http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-18366398

2013: Death of Taufiq Kiemas, Indonesian politician, 5th First Gentleman of Indonesia, born on December 31, 1942
http://obituaries.pressherald.com/obituaries/mainetoday-pressherald/obituary.aspx?n=taufiq-kiemas&pid=165259665
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taufiq_Kiemas

2015 : Death of Chea Sim, president of the ruling Cambodian People’s Party of Prime Minister Hun Sen and also president of the Senate, born on November 15, 1932
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/chea-sim-dead-83
http://www.wsj.com/articles/cambodias-chea-sim-top-official-in-post-khmer-rouge-era-dies-at-82-1433768280

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 8 June in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 8 JUNE IN ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on 8 June 2017

1690: Siddi general Yadi Sakat, razes the Mazagon British Fort in Mumbai.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mazagon_Fort
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yakut_Khan

1824: The British launch a new offensive on Rangoon. The Burmese will be driven back; and their strongly built forts, battered by artillery, gradually abandoned

1905: US President Roosevelt sends identical notes to Japan and Russia urging them to negotiate and end hostilities, offering his personal services

1928: Chinese Nationalist forces, under the command of Chiang Kai-shek capture Beijing defeating the northern warlords

1942: Japanese imperial submarines shell the Australian cities of Sydney and Newcastle

1946: Sukarno calls for the people of Indonesia to mobilize against the Dutch in an anti-colonial campaign

1965: The US forces in Vietnam get the green light to fight in ground operations
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-forces-are-available-for-ground-support

1967: The Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North Vietnam) recognizes the border and neutrality of Laos

1969: Presidents Nixon and Thieu meet at Midway. USA decides the immediate withdraw of 25,000 soldiers from Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/nixon-and-thieu-meet-at-midway
https://www.nixonfoundation.org/2014/06/president-nixon-president-thieu-meet-midway-island-june-8-1969/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9uFkDnMROiI

1972: Vietnam War: Associated Press photographer Nick Ut takes his Pulitzer Prize-winning photo of a naked 9-year-old Phan Thi Kim Phúc running down a road after being burned by napalm

1996: China set off an underground nuclear test blast

1997: Japan and USA reveal their new defence agreement which considerably enlarge the mutual commitments of the 1978 agreement
http://www.nippon.com/en/features/c00204/
http://www.mofa.go.jp/region/n-america/us/security/guideline2.html

On 8 June in South Asian history

ON 8 JUNE IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on 8 June 2017

1690: Siddi general Yadi Sakat, razes the Mazagon British Fort in Mumbai.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mazagon_Fort
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yakut_Khan

1957: Birth of Dimple Kapadia, Indian actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dimple_Kapadia

1975: Birth of Shilpa Shetty, Indian actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0792908/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shilpa_Shetty

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u7sqAIPR50c

2009: Death of Habib Tanvir, leading Indian playwright and theatre director, born on September 1, 1923
https://www.theguardian.com/stage/2009/sep/03/habib-tanvir-obituary
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/8-june-2009-habib-tanvir-leading-indian-playwright-and-theatre-director-died
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Habib_Tanvir

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

On 8 June on Southeast Asian history

ON 8 JUNE IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on 8 June 2017

1824: The British launch a new offensive on Rangoon. The Burmese will be driven back; and their strongly built forts, battered by artillery, gradually abandoned

1921: Birth of Suharto, second president of Indonesia, who died on January 27, 2008
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suharto
http://www.time.com/time/photogallery/0,29307,1702682,00.html

1946: Sukarno calls for the people of Indonesia to mobilize against the Dutch in an anti-colonial campaign

1956: In Singapore, Lim Yew Kock forms a new cabinet
http://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/history/events/cd9853ff-acdc-40bf-8dfa-da17041418a8

1965: The US forces in Vietnam get the green light to fight in ground operations
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-forces-are-available-for-ground-support

1967: The Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North Vietnam) recognizes the border and neutrality of Laos

1969: Presidents Nixon and Thieu meet at Midway. USA decides the immediate withdraw of 25,000 soldiers from Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/nixon-and-thieu-meet-at-midway
https://www.nixonfoundation.org/2014/06/president-nixon-president-thieu-meet-midway-island-june-8-1969/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9uFkDnMROiI

1972: Vietnam War: Associated Press photographer Nick Ut takes his Pulitzer Prize-winning photo of a naked 9-year-old Phan Thi Kim Phúc running down a road after being burned by napalm

1998: In Indonesia, thousands of demonstrators, mainly students, demand the dissolution of the only three autorized parties

2006: Choummaly Sayasone is elected president of Laos
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Choummaly_Sayasone

2013: Death of Taufiq Kiemas, Indonesian politician, 5th First Gentleman of Indonesia, born on December 31, 1942
http://obituaries.pressherald.com/obituaries/mainetoday-pressherald/obituary.aspx?n=taufiq-kiemas&pid=165259665
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taufiq_Kiemas

2015 : Death of Chea Sim, president of the ruling Cambodian People’s Party of Prime Minister Hun Sen and also president of the Senate, born on November 15, 1932
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/chea-sim-dead-83
http://www.wsj.com/articles/cambodias-chea-sim-top-official-in-post-khmer-rouge-era-dies-at-82-1433768280

On 8 June in Japan’s history

ON 8 JUNE IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on 8 June 2017

1384: Death of Kanami, Japanese Noh actor, born in 1333
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kanami

1905: US President Roosevelt sends identical notes to Japan and Russia urging them to negotiate and end hostilities, offering his personal services

1942: Japanese imperial submarines shell the Australian cities of Sydney and Newcastle

1955: Birth of Shusuke Kaneko, Japanese director
http://www.shusuke-kaneko.com/eng/bio.html

1983: Birth of Mamoru Miyano, Japanese actor
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=10397

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jgFGaX5EFOc

1997: Japan and USA reveal their new defence agreement which considerably enlarge the mutual commitments of the 1978 agreement
http://www.nippon.com/en/features/c00204/
http://www.mofa.go.jp/region/n-america/us/security/guideline2.html

2012: Japan’s prime minister said that two idled nuclear reactors in western Japan must be restarted to protect jobs and ensure the « survival of society ».
 http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-18366398

On 8 June in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 8 JUNE IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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

Updated on 8 June 2017

862: Birth of Emperor Xizong of Tang who died on April 20, 888
http://history.cultural-china.com/en/46History9754.html

1505: Death of Chinese Ming dynasty emperor Hongzhi 1487-1505), born on July 30, 1470
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hongzhi_Emperor
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/5586.html

1928: Chinese Nationalist forces, under the command of Chiang Kai-shek capture Beijing defeating the northern warlords

1938: Birth of Martin Lee, founder of the Democratic Party in Hong Kong
http://www.martinlee.org.hk/eng/about/about.html

1953: Death of Zhang Shichuan, one of the founders of Chinese cinema, born on January 1, 1890
http://www.chinesemirror.com/index/2006/12/first_among_equ.html

1957: Mao Zedong calls a halt to the Hundred Flowers Campaign. Hundreds of intellectuals and students are rounded up, and forced to publicly confess that they had organized a secret conspiracy against socialism
http://factsanddetails.com/china/cat2/sub6/item1153.html
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/modernchina/fl/Hundred-Flowers-Campaign.htm?nl=1

1969: Death of Chinese Marshal He Long, born on March 22, 1896
http://www.paulnoll.com/China/Long-March/Long-March-He-Long.html

1985: Death of Chinese writer Hu Feng
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hu_Feng
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/5119.html

1996: China set off an underground nuclear test blast