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On 18 June in Asian history

ON 18 JUNE IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on June 18, 2017

618: Foundation of the Chinese Tang dynasty by Li Yuan with his coronation as Emperor Gaozu (618-626). Born in 566 and died on June 25, 635
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Gaozu_of_Tang

1234: Death of Chukyo, 85th emperor of Japan, who reigned some months in 1221, born on October 30, 1218
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Ch%C5%ABky%C5%8D

1517: Birth of Ogimachi, 106th emperor of Japan (1557-1586) who died on February 6, 1593
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Ogimachi_of_Japan

1816: Birth of Maharaja Jung Bahadur Rana, Prime Minister and virtual ruler of Nepal for approximately more than three decades between 1846 and his death on February 25, 1877
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jung_Bahadur_Rana
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/jung-bahadur-rana-7101.php

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bU-0yEh_7m8

1861: Birth of Devaki Nandan Khatri, Indian writer who died in 1913
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/devaki-nandan-khatri.html

Devaki NandanKhatri

1900: Empress Dowager Longyu of China, joining the Boxer rebellion,  orders all foreigners killed, including foreign diplomats and their families
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Empress_Dowager_Longyu

Empress Longyu

1904: Birth of Keye Luke, Chinese-born American actor, died on January 12, 1991
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0525601/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QNoW7o_t4mE

1908: Japanese immigration to Brazil begins when 781 people arrive in Santos aboard the Kasato-Maru ship
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_Brazilians

1908: The University of the Philippines is established
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_the_Philippines
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1188/today-in-philippine-history-june-18-1908-the-university-of-the-philippines-was-established

1934: Birth of Mitsuteru Yokoyama, Japanese manga artist who died on April 15 2004
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mitsuteru_Yokoyama
http://lambiek.net/artists/y/yokoyama_mitsuteru.htm

1936: Birth of Norodom Monineath, spouse of king Sihanouk and mother of the king of Cambodia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norodom_Monineath

queen-monineath-sihanouk2-2014-06-22

1946: Dr Ram Manohar Lohia, a Socialist, calls for a Direct Action Day against the Portuguese in Goa
http://www.liveindia.com/freedomfighters/7.html

1947: Japanese Admiral Shigematsu Sakaibara, garrison commander of Wake Island during WWII is hanged in Guam, born in 1898
http://www.executedtoday.com/2009/06/18/1947-shigematsu-sakaibara-wake-island-massacre/

1948: Because the Communist insurgency, state of emergency is proclaimed in all Malaya
http://www.malaysiahistory.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=162:the-malayan-emergency-1948-1960&catid=16:the-malayan-emergency&Itemid=100

1949: Birth of Han Duck-soo, prime minister of South Korea from March 2007 to February 2008
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Han_Duck-soo

1951: General Vo Nguyen Giap ends his Red River Campaign against the French in Vietnam
http://ravenwalker233.blogspot.fr/2014/06/june-18th-southeast-asia-vietnam.html

1952: USA give and additional aid to Indochina

1952: United Nation Security Council asks for a Red Cross mission to investigate on possible use of bacteriological weapons in Korea

1953: In South Korea, on order of President Syngman Rhee, 27,000 North Korean prisoners are freed to live in South Korea

1954: Birth of Baburam Bhattarai, Maoist leader, prime minister of Nepal from August 29, 2011 to March 2013
http://baburam-bhattarai.blogspot.fr/2010/01/dr-baburam-bhattarais-biography.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-14706938

1965: In Vietnam War, the USA uses B-52 bombers to attack National Liberation Front guerilla fighters in South Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/sac-b-52s-are-used-for-the-first-time-in-south-vietnam

1971 : In Vietnam, Battle of Cung Son, the biggest engagement between Allied and Communist forces in Phu Yen Province since 1968
http://www.thestrategybridgge.com/the-bridge/2016/8/18/the-battle-of-cung-son
http://www.realcleardefense.com/articles/2016/08/22/the_battle_of_cung_son_109727.html

1971-06-18-battle-of-cung-son

1980: Birth of Ivana Wong, Hong Kong singer and songwriter
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ivana_Wong

1981: Birth of Ella (Jiahua) Chen, member of the Taiwanese girl-group S.H.E.
http://yummycelebrities.com/2007/03/13/ella-chen-she/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6CaKlBso67E

1983: In China Li Xiannian is elected president succeeding Ye Jianying
http://www.paulnoll.com/China/Long-March/Long-March-Ye-Jianying.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Li_Xiannian

1989: In Burma, The Slorc (military junta) adopts the name of Union of Myanmar as a new name for the country
http://articles.latimes.com/1989-06-21/news/mn-2419_1_burmese-language-burma-working-people-s-daily
https://www.jstor.org/stable/2644909?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents
https://www.quora.com/Why-did-Burma-change-its-name-to-Myanmar

1991: Birth of Rei Okamoto, Japanese model and actress
http://asianwiki.com/Rei_Okamoto_(1991)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pluf3qXK_C4

2001: Macedonia cuts its relations with Taiwan and restores its diplomatic links with Beijing

2001: Protests occur in Manipur over the extension of the ceasefire between Naga insurgents and the government of India

2008: Death of Miyuki Kanbe, Japanese actress, born on May 7, 1984
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miyuki_Kanbe
http://www.tokyograph.com/news/id-3421

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f_0u1mnFSmM

2008: China and Japan have agreed to jointly develop a disputed gas field

2008: Taiwan president ups pressure in Diaoyutai row with Japan

2012: In yet another sign of warming ties with former rival China, Taiwan says that all landmines laid on the frontline islands off the mainland during the 1950s will be removed within six months

2012: A Taliban commander in northwest Pakistan announces a ban on polio vaccines for children as long as the United States continues its campaign of drone strikes in the region
http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/18/world/asia/pakistan-taliban-polio/index.html?hpt=ias_c1

2013: Afghanistan armed forces take full control of operations. The handover of responsibility is a significant milestone in war and marks a turning point for American and NATO military forces, which will now move entirely into a supporting role
http://asiancorrespondent.com/109366/afghan-presidents-forces-take-security-lead/
http://www.euronews.com/2013/06/18/us-to-hold-direct-peace-talks-with-the-taliban/

2014: Japan finally falls into line with other major developed countries and made the possession of child pornography illegal, but the sometimes graphic images of paedophilia in manga comic books remain legal
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/japan/10908178/Japan-finally-bans-child-pornography.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-27898841

2015 : A bill proposed by the Chinese government that would have allowed Hong Kong residents to vote for their next leader as long as the candidates were approved by Beijing is rejected by Hong Kong’s legislature
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-33179247
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/hknews/2015-06/18/content_15278958.html
http://worldaffairsjournal.org/content/despite-veto-china-says-hong-kong-electoral-proposal-stand
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/1823617/who-biggest-loser-after-rejection-2017-electoral-reform

2016: Russia calls on Japan to jointly develop disputed islands

2016: Death of Jeppiaar, Indian educationist, founder and chancellor of Sathyabama University, born in 1931
http://www.thenewsminute.com/article/prominent-educationist-jeppiaar-dies-chennai-45088
http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/chennai/Jeppiaar-founder-of-Sathyabama-University-passes-away/article14429969.ece

 

Holidays and observances

Cambodia: Queen Mother’s Birthday

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 18 June in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRAGY ON 18 JUNE IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on June 18, 2017

1900: Empress Dowager Longyu of China, joining the Boxer rebellion,  orders all foreigners killed, including foreign diplomats and their families
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Empress_Dowager_Longyu

Empress Longyu

1946: Dr Ram Manohar Lohia, a Socialist, calls for a Direct Action Day against the Portuguese in Goa
http://www.liveindia.com/freedomfighters/7.html

1947: Japanese Admiral Shigematsu Sakaibara, garrison commander of Wake Island during WWII is hanged in Guam, born in 1898
http://www.executedtoday.com/2009/06/18/1947-shigematsu-sakaibara-wake-island-massacre/

1948: Because the Communist insurgency, state of emergency is proclaimed in all Malaya
http://www.malaysiahistory.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=162:the-malayan-emergency-1948-1960&catid=16:the-malayan-emergency&Itemid=100

1951: General Vo Nguyen Giap ends his Red River Campaign against the French in Vietnam
http://ravenwalker233.blogspot.fr/2014/06/june-18th-southeast-asia-vietnam.html

1952: USA give and additional aid to Indochina

1952: United Nation Security Council asks for a Red Cross mission to investigate on possible use of bacteriological weapons in Korea

1965: In Vietnam War, the USA uses B-52 bombers to attack National Liberation Front guerilla fighters in South Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/sac-b-52s-are-used-for-the-first-time-in-south-vietnam

1971 : In Vietnam, Battle of Cung Son, the biggest engagement between Allied and Communist forces in Phu Yen Province since 1968
http://www.thestrategybridgge.com/the-bridge/2016/8/18/the-battle-of-cung-son
http://www.realcleardefense.com/articles/2016/08/22/the_battle_of_cung_son_109727.html

1971-06-18-battle-of-cung-son

2001: Macedonia cuts its relations with Taiwan and restores its diplomatic links with Beijing

2001: Protests occur in Manipur over the extension of the ceasefire between Naga insurgents and the government of India

2012: In yet another sign of warming ties with former rival China, Taiwan says that all landmines laid on the frontline islands off the mainland during the 1950s will be removed within six months

2013: Afghanistan armed forces take security lead. The handover of responsibility is a significant milestone in the nearly 12-year war and marks a turning point for American and NATO military forces, which will now move entirely into a supporting role
http://asiancorrespondent.com/109366/afghan-presidents-forces-take-security-lead/
http://www.euronews.com/2013/06/18/us-to-hold-direct-peace-talks-with-the-taliban/

 

On 18 June in South Asian history

ON 18 JUNE IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on June 18, 2017

1816: Birth of Maharaja Jung Bahadur Rana, Prime Minister and virtual ruler of Nepal for approximately more than three decades between 1846 and his death on February 25, 1877
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jung_Bahadur_Rana
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/jung-bahadur-rana-7101.php

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bU-0yEh_7m8

1861: Birth of Devaki Nandan Khatri, Indian writer who died in 1913
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/devaki-nandan-khatri.html

 Devaki NandanKhatri

1946: Dr Ram Manohar Lohia, a Socialist, calls for a Direct Action Day against the Portuguese in Goa
http://www.liveindia.com/freedomfighters/7.html

1954: Birth of Baburam Bhattarai, Maoist leader, prime minister of Nepal from August 29, 2011 to March 201
http://baburam-bhattarai.blogspot.fr/2010/01/dr-baburam-bhattarais-biography.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-14706938

2001: Protests occur in Manipur over the extension of the ceasefire between Naga insurgents and the government of India

2012: A Taliban commander in northwest Pakistan announces a ban on polio vaccines for children as long as the United States continues its campaign of drone strikes in the region
http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/18/world/asia/pakistan-taliban-polio/index.html?hpt=ias_c1

2013: Afghanistan armed forces take the security lead, a turning point for American and NATO military forces, which will now move entirely into a supporting role. It also opens the way for their full withdrawal in 18 month
http://asiancorrespondent.com/109366/afghan-presidents-forces-take-security-lead/
http://www.euronews.com/2013/06/18/us-to-hold-direct-peace-talks-with-the-taliban/

2016: Death of Jeppiaar, Indian educationist, founder and chancellor of Sathyabama University, born in 1931
http://www.thenewsminute.com/article/prominent-educationist-jeppiaar-dies-chennai-45088
http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/chennai/Jeppiaar-founder-of-Sathyabama-University-passes-away/article14429969.ece

On 18 June in Southeast Asian history

ON 18 JUNE IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on June 18, 2017

1908: The University of the Philippines is established
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_the_Philippines

1936: Birth of Norodom Monineath, spouse of king Sihanouk and mother of the king of Cambodia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norodom_Monineath

queen-monineath-sihanouk2-2014-06-22

1948: Because the Communist insurgency, state of emergency is proclaimed in all Malaya
http://www.malaysiahistory.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=162:the-malayan-emergency-1948-1960&catid=16:the-malayan-emergency&Itemid=100

1951: General Vo Nguyen Giap ends his Red River Campaign against the French in Vietnam
http://ravenwalker233.blogspot.fr/2014/06/june-18th-southeast-asia-vietnam.html

1952: USA give and additional aid to Indochina

1965: In Vietnam War, the USA uses B-52 bombers to attack National Liberation Front guerilla fighters in South Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/sac-b-52s-are-used-for-the-first-time-in-south-vietnam

1971 : In Vietnam, Battle of Cung Son, the biggest engagement between Allied and Communist forces in Phu Yen Province since 1968
http://www.thestrategybridgge.com/the-bridge/2016/8/18/the-battle-of-cung-son
http://www.realcleardefense.com/articles/2016/08/22/the_battle_of_cung_son_109727.html

1971-06-18-battle-of-cung-son

1989: In Burma, The Slorc (military junta) adopts the name of Union of Myanmar as a new name for the country
http://articles.latimes.com/1989-06-21/news/mn-2419_1_burmese-language-burma-working-people-s-daily »>
https://www.jstor.org/stable/2644909?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents
https://www.quora.com/Why-did-Burma-change-its-name-to-Myanmar
 

Holidays and observances

Cambodia: Queen Mother’s Birthday

On 18 June in Japan’s history

ON 18 JUNE IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on June 18, 2017

1234: Death of Chukyo, 85th emperor of Japan, who reigned some months in 1221, born on October 30, 1218
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Ch%C5%ABky%C5%8D

1517: Birth of Ogimachi, 106th emperor of Japan (1557-1586) who died on February 6, 1593
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Ogimachi_of_Japan

1908: Japanese immigration to Brazil begins when 781 people arrive in Santos aboard the Kasato-Maru ship
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_Brazilians

1934: Birth of Mitsuteru Yokoyama, Japanese manga artist who died on April 15 2004
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mitsuteru_Yokoyama
http://lambiek.net/artists/y/yokoyama_mitsuteru.htm

1947: Japanese Admiral Shigematsu Sakaibara, garrison commander of Wake Island during WWII is hanged in Guam, born in 1898
http://www.executedtoday.com/2009/06/18/1947-shigematsu-sakaibara-wake-island-massacre/

1991: Birth of Rei Okamoto, Japanese model and actress
http://asianwiki.com/Rei_Okamoto_(1991)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pluf3qXK_C4

2008: Death of Miyuki Kanbe, Japanese actress, born on May 7, 1984
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miyuki_Kanbe
http://www.tokyograph.com/news/id-3421

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f_0u1mnFSmM

2008: China and Japan have agreed to jointly develop a disputed gas field

2008: Taiwan president ups pressure in Diaoyutai row with Japan

2014: Japan finally falls into line with other major developed countries and made the possession of child pornography illegal, but the sometimes graphic images of paedophilia in manga comic books remain legal
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/japan/10908178/Japan-finally-bans-child-pornography.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-27898841

2016: Russia calls on Japan to jointly develop disputed islands

On 18 June in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 18 JUNE IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on June 18, 2017

618: Foundation of the Chinese Tang dynasty by Li Yuan with his coronation as Emperor Gaozu (618-626). Born in 566 and died on June 25, 635
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Gaozu_of_Tang

1900: Empress Dowager Longyu of China, joining the Boxer rebellion,  orders all foreigners killed, including foreign diplomats and their families
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Empress_Dowager_Longyu

Empress Longyu

1904: Birth of Keye Luke, Chinese-born American actor, died on January 12, 1991
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0525601/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QNoW7o_t4mE

1980: Birth of Ivana Wong, Hong Kong singer and songwriter
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ivana_Wong

1981: Birth of Ella (Jiahua) Chen, member of the Taiwanese girl-group S.H.E.
http://yummycelebrities.com/2007/03/13/ella-chen-she/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6CaKlBso67E

1983: In China Li Xiannian is elected president succeeding Ye Jianying
http://www.paulnoll.com/China/Long-March/Long-March-Ye-Jianying.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Li_Xiannian

2001: Macedonia cuts its relations with Taiwan and restores its diplomatic links with Beijing

2008: China and Japan have agreed to jointly develop a disputed gas field

2008: Taiwan president ups pressure in Diaoyutai row with Japan

2012: In yet another sign of warming ties with former rival China, Taiwan says that all landmines laid on the frontline islands off the mainland during the 1950s will be removed within six months

2015 : A bill proposed by the Chinese government that would have allowed Hong Kong residents to vote for their next leader as long as the candidates were approved by Beijing is rejected by Hong Kong’s legislature
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-33179247
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/hknews/2015-06/18/content_15278958.html
http://worldaffairsjournal.org/content/despite-veto-china-says-hong-kong-electoral-proposal-stand
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/1823617/who-biggest-loser-after-rejection-2017-electoral-reform