Daily Archives: 15 juin 2017

On 15 June in Asian history

ON 15 JUNE IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on June 15, 2017

1073: Death of Go-Sanjo, 71st emperor (1068-1073), born on September 3, 1034
 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Go-Sanj%C5%8D

1189: In Japan, Minamoto no Yoshitsune dies during the battle of Koromogawa
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minamoto_no_Yoshitsune
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Koromo_River

1410: In the decisive battle of Onon River, the Mongol forces of Oljei Temur are decimated by the Chinese armies of the Yongle Emperor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yongle_Emperor%27s_campaigns_against_the_Mongols
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%96ljei_Tem%C3%BCr_Khan

1659: Coronation of Mughol emperor Aurangzeb at Red Fort, Delhi
http://www.indhistory.com/aurangzeb-coronation.html

1763: Birth of Kobayashi Issa, Japanese haiku poet, who died on November 19, 1827
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kobayashi_Issa
http://haikuguy.com/issa/

1896: In Japan, a tsunami strikes Shinto festival on beach at Sanriku. 27,000 are killed, with 13,000 houses destroyed
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1896_Sanriku_earthquake

1913: During the Philippine-American War, The five days Battle of Bud Bagsak between the American and the Moro rebels concludes by a massacre
http://netwar.wordpress.com/2007/07/19/battle-of-bud-bagsak/
http://en.wikipilipinas.org/index.php/Battle_of_Bud_Bagsak
http://www.morolandhistory.com/13.pg-battle%20of%20bud%20bagsak/001.battle_of_bud_bagsak.htm

1913-06-15 battle of_bud bagsak

1918: Birth of Zhang Ruifang, Chinese actress, who died on June 28, 2012
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhang_Ruifang
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1278106/
http://www.chinesemovies.com.fr/acteurs_Zhang_Ruifang.htm

1919: Birth of Paul Joseph Pham Dình Tung, Vietnamese cardinal, emeritus archbishop of Hanoi who died on February 22, 2009
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Joseph_Pham_Dinh_Tung
http://www.catholic-pages.com/hierarchy/cardinals_bio.asp?ref=121

1926: Birth of Shigeru Kayano, Japanese Ainu activist, who died on 6 May 2006
 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shigeru_Kayano

Shigeru Kayano

1927: Birth of Ibn-e-Insha, Pakistani humorist and Urdu poet, who died on January 11, 1978
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ibn-e-Insha

1930: Birth of Hirayama Ikuo, Japanese painter who died on December 2, 2009
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ikuo_Hirayama
http://www.peramuseum.org/Exhibition/Ikuo-Hirayama/98 
http://www.buddhistchannel.tv/index.php?id=5,4869,0,0,1,0
http://www.google.fr/search?q=hirayama+ikuo&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&biw=979&bih=446&prmd=ivns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=EuD3TY3rM9GLhQfFl6CGDA&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&sqi=2&ved=0CBEQ_AUoAQ

1937: Birth of Anna Hazare, Indian activist
http://blogs.wsj.com/indiarealtime/2011/08/18/who-is-anna-hazare/
http://www.annahazare.org/biography.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rStjjC-oP7M

1944: Beginning of the Battle of Saipan, in Mariana Islands, till July 9
http://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii/battle-of-saipan
 
http://www.battleofsaipan.com/seabee.htm
http://www.battleofsaipan.com/Saipan1944.htm

1944: First US B-29 raid against mainland Japan
http://www.rarenewspapers.com/view/619957
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bombing_of_Yawata_(June_1944)

1947: The All-India Congress accepts a British plan for the partition of India
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/june-15-1947-all-india-congress-accepts-british-plan-for-partition-of-india-in-new-delhi
http://www.yourarticlelibrary.com/history/why-the-congress-accepted-the-partition-of-india-in-1947/4446/

1953: Birth of Xi Jinping, president of China and Communist Party chief
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-11551399
http://chinese-leaders.org/xi-jinping/

Xi Jinping 2010

1954: The Conference of Geneva on Korea is closed with result
http://digitalarchive.wilsoncenter.org/collection/7/geneva-conference-of-1954
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geneva_Conference_(1954)#On_the_Korean_question
http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/cgi-bin/FRUS/FRUS-idx?type=div&did=FRUS.FRUS195254v16.i0007&isize=M

1954: After Prince Prince Buu Loc resigned, Emperor Bao Dai asks Ngo Dinh Diem to form a new government
http://indochine.uqam.ca/fr/le-dictionnaire/965-ngo-inh-dim-jean-baptiste-1901-1963.html

1961: Birth of Yoshimi Iwasaki, Japanese singer/actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yoshimi_Iwasaki

1964: President Johnson decides to postpone submitting a resolution to Congress asking for authority to wage war
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/johnson-decides-against-submitting-resolution-to-congress

1965: US planes bomb North Vietnam
 
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-planes-bomb-north-vietnam

1968: Birth of Oh Dal-su, South Korean actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oh_Dal-su
http://asianmediawiki.com/Dal-su_Oh

1972: In Uttar Pradesh (India), twenty-four people are killed in Hindu/Muslim clashes sparked by the implementation of an equal education law that requires Muslim schools to open admissions to all students, regardless of religious affiliation

1981: USA announces a total aid of  3 billion USD in six years to Islamabad

1983: Death of Srirangam Srinivasarao, Indian poet
http://www.idlebrain.com/celeb/bio-data/bio-srisri.html

1984: Birth of Airu Shiozaki, Irish-Japanese actor
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Shiozaki_Airu

1988: In Strasbourg, France, speaking to the European parliament, the dalai lama elaborates the Five-Point Peace Plan and proposed the creation of a self-governing democratic Tibet, « in association with the People’s Republic of China. »
http://www.dalailama.com/messages/tibet/five-point-peace-plan

1988: Birth of Miku Ishida, teen idol
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miku_Ishida

 

1989: In Shanghai, three Chinese workers are sentenced to death for setting fire to a train during a pro-democracy protest

1991: In India, Congress Party wins the 10th general elections which started on May 20. Narasimha Rao becomes Prime Minister sworn in on June 21
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_general_election,_1991

1991: In the Philippines, Mount Pinatubo erupts in the second largest volcanic eruption of the 20th Century. In the end, over 800 people die
http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/1997/fs113-97/

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K7NnLO5NNb8

1995: Taiwan Premier Lien Chan starts a “private” trip in Austria and Czech Republic before appearing in Kiev on 19. It is the first time a top leader from Taiwan makes a trip to Europe

1998: In Indonesia, violent riots in several towns aiming to get the resign of corrupted leaders

1999: South naval forces sink a North Korean torpedo boat during an exchange in the disputed Yellow Sea
http://www.nytimes.com/1999/06/15/world/south-korea-sinks-vessel-from-north-in-disputed-waters.html

2001: China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan form the Shanghai Cooperation Organization
http://www.historycommons.org/entity.jsp?entity=shanghai_cooperation_organization_(sco)http://www.fmprc.gov.cn/mfa_eng/topics_665678/sco_665908/t57970.shtml
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/5260.html

2002: Death of Korean General Choi Hong Hi , founder and president of the International TaeKwon-Do Federation, born on November 9, 1918
http://www.itatkd.com/choi_hong_hi_passesaway.html
http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/2002/aug/09/guardianobituaries.northkorea

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6smQqlZG9BE

2004: In Taiwan, a new political party is created: the Non-Partisan Solidary Union with Chang Po-ya as chairwoman
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Non-Partisan_Solidarity_Union
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chang_Po-ya

2010: North Korea warns of military action if UN slams ship sinking
 
http://www.france24.com/en/20100615-un-calls-north-south-koreas-reduce-tension-warship

2011: Pakistan has arrested five Pakistani CIA informants for helping the US agency kill Osama bin Laden earlier this year, according to The New York Times
http://www.english.rfi.fr/americas/20110615-pakistan-arrests-five-cia-informants-over-bin-laden-raid
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-13773541

2012: Japanese police arrests Katsuya Takahashi, the final fugitive member of a religious cult that launched nerve gas attacks on Tokyo’s subway in 1995, killing 13 people and injuring thousands
http://news.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20120615-353169.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-18453996

2013: Death of Manivannan, Indian actor and director, born on July 31, 1954
http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/chennai/master-of-character-roles-manivannan-passes-away/article4817104.ece
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/regional/telugu/news-interviews/Tamil-actor-Manivannan-died/articleshow/20602651.cms?referral=PM

2014: Pakistan launches a « comprehensive operation » against armed groups northwestern tribal region bordering Afghanistan, after killing scores of fighters in air raids
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2014/06/pakistan-air-raids-20146152339256306.html
http://www.france24.com/en/20140615-pakistan-launches-comprehensive-offensive-against-militants-taliban-north-waziristan/

2014 : Death of Sardar Fazlul Karim, Bangladeshi philosopher and academic, born on May 1, 1925
http://www.thedailystar.net/sardar-fazlul-karim-passes-away-28609
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sardar_Fazlul_Karim

2016: Barack Obama angers China by meeting Dalai Lama at White House
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1975847/barack-obama-angers-china-meeting-dalai-lama-white-house
http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/international/2016-06-16/barack-obama-meets-dalai-lama-at-white-house-in-spite-of-china-protest/1590690

2016: For  the first time since 2004, a Chinese warship enters Japanese territorial sea in East China Sea
http://thediplomat.com/2016/06/for-first-time-since-2004-chinese-warship-enters-japanese-territorial-sea-in-east-china-sea/
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2016/06/15/national/politics-diplomacy/chinese-naval-ship-briefly-enters-japans-territorial-waters-off-kagoshima/#.V2HKZ49OLNP

 

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 15 June in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 15 JUNE IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on June 15, 2017

1410: In the decisive battle of Onon River, the Mongol forces of Oljei Temur are decimated by the Chinese armies of the Yongle Emperor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yongle_Emperor%27s_campaigns_against_the_Mongols
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%96ljei_Tem%C3%BCr_Khan

1913: During the Philippine-American War, The five days Battle of Bud Bagsak between the American and the Moro rebels concludes by a massacre
http://netwar.wordpress.com/2007/07/19/battle-of-bud-bagsak/
http://en.wikipilipinas.org/index.php/Battle_of_Bud_Bagsak
http://www.morolandhistory.com/13.pg-battle%20of%20bud%20bagsak/001.battle_of_bud_bagsak.htm

1913-06-15 battle of_bud bagsak

1944: Beginning of the Battle of Saipan, till July 9
http://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii/battle-of-saipan
http://www.battleofsaipan.com/seabee.htm
http://www.battleofsaipan.com/Saipan1944.htm

1944: First US B-29 raid against mainland Japan
http://www.rarenewspapers.com/view/619957
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bombing_of_Yawata_(June_1944)

1954: The Conference of Geneva on Korea is closed with result
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geneva_Conference_(1954)#On_the_Korean_question
http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/cgi-bin/FRUS/FRUS-idx?type=div&did=FRUS.FRUS195254v16.i0007&isize=M

1964: President Johnson decides to postpone submitting a resolution to Congress asking for authority to wage war
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/johnson-decides-against-submitting-resolution-to-congress

1965: US planes bomb North Vietnam
 
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-planes-bomb-north-vietnam

1995: Taiwan Premier Lien Chan starts a “private” trip in Austria and Czech Republic before appearing in Kiev on 19. It is the first time a top leader from Taiwan makes a trip to Europe
http://www.themoscowtimes.com/news/article/tmt/319795.html
http://taiwaninfo.nat.gov.tw/ct.asp?xItem=14464&CtNode=103&htx_TRCategory=&mp=4

1999: South naval forces sink a North Korean torpedo boat during an exchange in the disputed Yellow Sea
http://www.nytimes.com/1999/06/15/world/south-korea-sinks-vessel-from-north-in-disputed-waters.html

2001: China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan form the Shanghai Cooperation Organization
http://www.historycommons.org/entity.jsp?entity=shanghai_cooperation_organization_(sco)http://www.fmprc.gov.cn/mfa_eng/topics_665678/sco_665908/t57970.shtml
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/5260.html

2010: North Korea warns of military action if UN slams ship sinking
 
http://www.france24.com/en/20100615-un-calls-north-south-koreas-reduce-tension-warship

2011: State-owned oil company Petrovietnam (PVN) said it would continue oil exploration in the South China Sea as planned despite simmering tensions with China
http://www.monstersandcritics.com/news/asiapacific/news/article_1645595.php/Vietnam-to-continue-maritime-oil-exploration-despite-China-dispute

2011: Pakistan has arrested five Pakistani CIA informants for helping the US agency kill Osama bin Laden earlier this year, according to The New York Times
http://www.english.rfi.fr/americas/20110615-pakistan-arrests-five-cia-informants-over-bin-laden-raid
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-13773541

2014: Pakistan launches a « comprehensive operation » against armed groups northwestern tribal region bordering Afghanistan, after killing scores of fighters in air raids
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2014/06/pakistan-air-raids-20146152339256306.html
http://www.france24.com/en/20140615-pakistan-launches-comprehensive-offensive-against-militants-taliban-north-waziristan/

2016: For  the first time since 2004, a Chinese warship enters Japanese territorial sea in East China Sea
http://thediplomat.com/2016/06/for-first-time-since-2004-chinese-warship-enters-japanese-territorial-sea-in-east-china-sea/
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2016/06/15/national/politics-diplomacy/chinese-naval-ship-briefly-enters-japans-territorial-waters-off-kagoshima/#.V2HKZ49OLNP

On 15 June in South Asian history

ON 15 JUNE IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on June 15, 2017

1659: Coronation of Mughol emperor Aurangzeb at Red Fort, Delhi
http://www.indhistory.com/aurangzeb-coronation.html

1927: Birth of Ibn-e-Insha, Pakistani humorist and Urdu poet, who died on January 11, 1978
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ibn-e-Insha

1937: Birth of Anna Hazare, Indian activist
http://blogs.wsj.com/indiarealtime/2011/08/18/who-is-anna-hazare/
http://www.annahazare.org/biography.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rStjjC-oP7M

1947: The All-Indian Congress accepts a British plan for the partition of India
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/june-15-1947-all-india-congress-accepts-british-plan-for-partition-of-india-in-new-delhi
http://www.yourarticlelibrary.com/history/why-the-congress-accepted-the-partition-of-india-in-1947/4446/

1972: In Uttar Pradesh (India), twenty-four people are killed in Hindu/Muslim clashes sparked by the implementation of an equal education law that requires Muslim schools to open admissions to all students, regardless of religious affiliation

1981: USA announces a total aid of  3 billion USD in six years to Islamabad

1983: Death of Srirangam Srinivasarao, Indian poet
http://www.idlebrain.com/celeb/bio-data/bio-srisri.html

1991: In India, Congress Party wins the 10th general elections which started on May 20. Narasimha Rao becomes Prime Minister sworn in on June 21
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_general_election,_1991

2011: Pakistan has arrested five Pakistani CIA informants for helping the US agency kill Osama bin Laden earlier this year, according to The New York Times
http://www.english.rfi.fr/americas/20110615-pakistan-arrests-five-cia-informants-over-bin-laden-raid
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-13773541

2013: Death of Manivannan, Indian actor and director, born on July 31, 1954
http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/chennai/master-of-character-roles-manivannan-passes-away/article4817104.ece
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/regional/telugu/news-interviews/Tamil-actor-Manivannan-died/articleshow/20602651.cms?referral=PM

2014: Pakistan launches a « comprehensive operation » against armed groups northwestern tribal region bordering Afghanistan, after killing scores of fighters in air raids
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2014/06/pakistan-air-raids-20146152339256306.html
http://www.france24.com/en/20140615-pakistan-launches-comprehensive-offensive-against-militants-taliban-north-waziristan/

2014 : Death of Sardar Fazlul Karim, Bangladeshi philosopher and academic, born on May 1, 1925
http://www.thedailystar.net/sardar-fazlul-karim-passes-away-28609
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sardar_Fazlul_Karim

2016: Barack Obama angers China by meeting Dalai Lama at White House
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1975847/barack-obama-angers-china-meeting-dalai-lama-white-house
http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/international/2016-06-16/barack-obama-meets-dalai-lama-at-white-house-in-spite-of-china-protest/1590690

 

On 15 June in Southeast Asian history

ON 15 JUNE IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on June 15, 2017

1913: During the Philippine-American War, The five days Battle of Bud Bagsak between the American and the Moro rebels concludes by a massacre
http://netwar.wordpress.com/2007/07/19/battle-of-bud-bagsak/
http://en.wikipilipinas.org/index.php/Battle_of_Bud_Bagsak
http://www.morolandhistory.com/13.pg-battle%20of%20bud%20bagsak/001.battle_of_bud_bagsak.htm

1913-06-15 battle of_bud bagsak

1919: Birth of Paul Joseph Pham Dình Tung, Vietnamese cardinal, emeritus archbishop of Hanoi who died on February 22, 2009
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Joseph_Pham_Dinh_Tung
http://www.catholic-pages.com/hierarchy/cardinals_bio.asp?ref=121

1954: After Prince Prince Buu Loc resigned, Emperor Bao Dai asks Ngo Dinh Diem to form a new government
http://indochine.uqam.ca/fr/le-dictionnaire/965-ngo-inh-dim-jean-baptiste-1901-1963.html

1964: President Johnson decides to postpone submitting a resolution to Congress asking for authority to wage war
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/johnson-decides-against-submitting-resolution-to-congress

1965: US planes bomb North Vietnam
 
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-planes-bomb-north-vietnam

1991: In the Philippines, Mount Pinatubo erupts in the second largest volcanic eruption of the 20th Century. In the end, over 800 people die
http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/1997/fs113-97/

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K7NnLO5NNb8

1998: In Indonesia, violent riots in several towns aiming to get the resign of corrupted leaders

2011: State-owned oil company Petrovietnam (PVN) said it would continue oil exploration in the South China Sea as planned despite simmering tensions with China

On 15 June in Japan’s history

ON 15 JUNE IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on June 15, 2017

1073: Death of Go-Sanjo, 71st emperor (1068-1073), born on September 3, 1034
 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Go-Sanj%C5%8D

1189: In Japan, Minamoto no Yoshitsune dies during the battle of Koromogawa
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minamoto_no_Yoshitsune
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Koromo_River

1763: Birth of Kobayashi Issa, Japanese haiku poet, who died on November 19, 1827
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kobayashi_Issa
http://haikuguy.com/issa/

1896: In Japan, a tsunami strikes Shinto festival on beach at Sanriku. 27,000 are killed, with 13,000 houses destroyed
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1896_Sanriku_earthquake

1926: Birth of Shigeru Kayano, Japanese Ainu activist, who died on 6 May 2006
 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shigeru_Kayano

Shigeru Kayano

1930: Birth of Hirayama Ikuo, Japanese painter who died on December 2, 2009
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ikuo_Hirayama
http://www.peramuseum.org/Exhibition/Ikuo-Hirayama/98 
http://www.buddhistchannel.tv/index.php?id=5,4869,0,0,1,0
http://www.google.fr/search?q=hirayama+ikuo&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&biw=979&bih=446&prmd=ivns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=EuD3TY3rM9GLhQfFl6CGDA&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&sqi=2&ved=0CBEQ_AUoAQ

1944: Beginning of the Battle of Saipan, till July 9
http://www.battleofsaipan.com/seabee.htm
http://www.battleofsaipan.com/Saipan1944.htm
http://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii/battle-of-saipan

1944: First US B-29 raid against mainland Japan
http://www.rarenewspapers.com/view/619957
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bombing_of_Yawata_(June_1944)

1961: Birth of Yoshimi Iwasaki, Japanese singer/actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yoshimi_Iwasaki

1967: Birth of Yuji Ueda, Japanese voice actor
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=384

1984: Birth of Airu Shiozaki, Irish-Japanese actor
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Shiozaki_Airu

1988: Birth of Miku Ishida, teen idol
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miku_Ishida

 

2012: Japanese police arrests Katsuya Takahashi, the final fugitive member of a religious cult that launched nerve gas attacks on Tokyo’s subway in 1995, killing 13 people and injuring thousands
http://news.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20120615-353169.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-18453996

2016: For the first time since 2004, a Chinese warship enters Japanese territorial sea in East China Sea
http://thediplomat.com/2016/06/for-first-time-since-2004-chinese-warship-enters-japanese-territorial-sea-in-east-china-sea/
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2016/06/15/national/politics-diplomacy/chinese-naval-ship-briefly-enters-japans-territorial-waters-off-kagoshima/#.V2HKZ49OLNP

2016: Tokyo governor resigns amid allegations of lavish personal spending
https://asiancorrespondent.com/2016/06/tokyo-governor-resigns-amid-graft-allegations/

On 15 June in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 15 JUNE IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on June 15, 2017

1410: In the decisive battle of Onon River, the Mongol forces of Oljei Temur are decimated by the Chinese armies of the Yongle Emperor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yongle_Emperor%27s_campaigns_against_the_Mongols
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%96ljei_Tem%C3%BCr_Khan

1918: Birth of Zhang Ruifang, Chinese actress, who died on June 28, 2012
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhang_Ruifang
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1278106/
http://www.chinesemovies.com.fr/acteurs_Zhang_Ruifang.htm

1953: Birth of Xi Jinping, president of China and Communist Party general secretary
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-11551399
http://chinese-leaders.org/xi-jinping/

Xi Jinping 2010

1988: In Strasbourg, France, speaking to the European parliament, the dalai lama elaborates the Five-Point Peace Plan and proposed the creation of a self-governing democratic Tibet, « in association with the People’s Republic of China. »
http://www.dalailama.com/messages/tibet/five-point-peace-plan

1989: In Shanghai, three Chinese workers are sentenced to death for setting fire to a train during a pro-democracy protest

1995: Taiwan Premier Lien Chan starts a “private” trip in Austria and Czech Republic before appearing in Kiev on 19. It is the first time a top leader from Taiwan makes a trip to Europe

 2001: China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan form the Shanghai Cooperation Organization
http://www.historycommons.org/entity.jsp?entity=shanghai_cooperation_organization_(sco)http://www.fmprc.gov.cn/mfa_eng/topics_665678/sco_665908/t57970.shtml
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/5260.html

2004: In Taiwan, a new political party is created: the Non-Partisan Solidary Union with Chang Po-ya as chairwoman
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Non-Partisan_Solidarity_Union
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chang_Po-ya

2016: Barack Obama angers China by meeting Dalai Lama at White House
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1975847/barack-obama-angers-china-meeting-dalai-lama-white-house
http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/international/2016-06-16/barack-obama-meets-dalai-lama-at-white-house-in-spite-of-china-protest/1590690

2016: For first time since 2004, a Chinese warship enters Japanese territorial sea in East China Sea
http://thediplomat.com/2016/06/for-first-time-since-2004-chinese-warship-enters-japanese-territorial-sea-in-east-china-sea/
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2016/06/15/national/politics-diplomacy/chinese-naval-ship-briefly-enters-japans-territorial-waters-off-kagoshima/#.V2HKZ49OLNP