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On 31 July in Asian history

(FILES) This file photo dated August, 1958 shows Soviet Union leader Nikita Khrushchev (R) amusing himself with a Chinese fan while chatting with the Chinese leader Mao Zedong during his visit to China. China will mark 09 September, 2006 the 30th anniversary of the death of the great Chairman Mao, who despite being the architect of the Cultural Revolution that killed millions and took China to the brink of collapse, is still revered by many across China as a god-like figure.  AFP PHOTO/XINHUA/FILES (Photo credit should read AFP/AFP/Getty Images)

ON 31 JULY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 31, 2017

781: In Japan, the oldest recorded eruption of Mt. Fuji

1143: Birth of Emperor Nijo, 78th emperor of Japan (1158-1165) who died on September 5, 1165
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Nij%C5%8D

1658: Aurangzeb, former governor of Gujarat and Balk (Afghanistan) becomes emperor of India
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aurangzeb
http://www.preservearticles.com/201012302033/aurangzeb-biography.html

1805: Death of Dheeran Chinnamalai, Indian Freedom Fighter, born on April 17, 1756

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dheeran_Chinnamalai
http://www.winentrance.com/general_knowledge/dheeran-chinnamalai.html

1880: Birth of Munshi Premchand, Indian Author who died on October 8, 1936
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/munshi-premchand-101.php
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/31-july-1880-popular-hindi-writer-premchand-is-born

1884: Death of Emperor Kien Phuc, the 7th emperor of the Vietnamese Nguyen Dynasty, born on February 12, 1969
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kien_Phuc

1904: During the Russo-Japanese War, Battle of Hsimucheng when units of the Imperial Japanese Army defeat units of the Imperial Russian Army
http://memim.com/battle-of-hsimucheng.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Hsimucheng

1904-07-31 Battle of Hsimucheng

1916: Birth of Sibte Hassan, Pakistani communist activist who died on April 1986
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sibte_Hassan

1936: The International Olympic Committee announces that the 1940 Summer Olympics will to be held in Tokyo. However, the games are given back to the IOC after the Second Sino-Japanese War breaks
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1940_Summer_Olympics

1940: Udham Singh, fiery revolutionary, freedom fighter and social reformer, is hanged by the British Government in the Pantone Villa Jail, London, born on December 29, 1899
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Udham_Singh
http://www.sikh-history.com/sikhhist/personalities/udhams.html
http://www.sscnet.ucla.edu/southasia/British/popular_memory.html

1940-07-31 Udham Singh executed

1941: Birth of Amarsinh Chaudhary, Indian politician who died on August 15, 2004
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amarsinh_Chaudhary

1943: Birth of Sab Shimono, Japanese-American actor
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0793634/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sab_Shimono

1954: Birth of Manivannan, Indian actor and director who died on June 15 2013

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manivannan

Manivannan

1956: Talks on the normalization of relations between Japan and Soviet Union resume in London

1958: Mao Zedong and Soviet Union Khrushchev meet in Beijing (up to August 3)
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=5&ved=0CD4QFjAEahUKEwjYhI–r4PHAhWBbxQKHUl4AE0&url=http%3A%2F%2Fdigitalarchive.wilsoncenter.org%2Fdocument%2F112080.pdf%3Fv%3D0155c40dda866dfae98d3fed81bbff0e&ei=q126VZiDBYHfUcnwgegE&usg=AFQjCNHofov0ENV0aFFnzpFxh2J2wte-yw&sig2=oJ14E_G6uc7DWJWiJ2Yyew

(FILES) This file photo dated August, 1958 shows Soviet Union leader Nikita Khrushchev (R) amusing himself with a Chinese fan while chatting with the Chinese leader Mao Zedong during his visit to China. China will mark 09 September, 2006 the 30th anniversary of the death of the great Chairman Mao, who despite being the architect of the Cultural Revolution that killed millions and took China to the brink of collapse, is still revered by many across China as a god-like figure.  AFP PHOTO/XINHUA/FILES (Photo credit should read AFP/AFP/Getty Images)

1960: End of the state of emergency in Malaya
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malayan_Emergency
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=7&ved=0CFQQFjAGahUKEwjejt7swoPHAhUFbxQKHfCYAEg&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.rand.org%2Fcontent%2Fdam%2Frand%2Fpubs%2Freports%2F2005%2FR957.pdf&ei=-XG6VZ6uB4XeUfCxgsAE&usg=AFQjCNEyt6zRawS2cc4ZOdEZHAWSQWQJuQ&sig2=4Cr9LvNqcWF7ZWgDZHEq0w

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pBRMRf0JVJc

1961: In Bangkok, foundation of the South-East Asia Association

1962: Preliminary agreement between Netherland  and Indonesia on West New Guinea

1964: USA and South Vietnam reach agreement on war against North Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/agreement-on-conduct-of-war

1967: Birth of Minako Honda, Japanese singer and musical actress, who died on November 5, 2005
http://nippop.com/artist/artist_id-136/artist_name-minako_honda/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZnSU7LZGdv8

1967: The People’s Republic of China recognizes the borders and the neutrality of Cambodia

1967: Birth of Mitsuo Iwata, Japanese voice actor
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=1045

1973: Canada quits the Commission of control in Vietnam, replaced by Iran

1980: Death of Mohammed Rafi, Indian singer born on December 24, 1924

http://www.mohdrafi.com/1986: Death of Chiune Sugihara, Japanese diplomat who helped thousands of Jews leave the Soviet Union while serving as Japanese consul to Lithuania
http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/Holocaust/sugihara.html

1988: 32 people are killed and 1,674 injured when a bridge at the Sultan Abdul Halim ferry terminal collapses in Butterworth, Malaysia
https://forum.lowyat.net/topic/3328275/all

1998: In Cambodia, Ranariddh and Sam Rainsy reject Hun Sen offer of a coalition cabinet because huge ballot rigging

2002: Asean and USA sign a pact to fight terrorism in South-East Asia

2002: For the first time, Taiwanese president Chen Shui-bian alludes to a referendum on the future of the island

2006: Death of Akira Yoshimura, Japanese writer, born on May 1, 1927.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Akira_Yoshimura

2008: The wife of former Thailand Premier Thaksin is jailed for tax fraud
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2008/07/200873151213588433.html

2009: The emergency rule imposed in Pakistan two years ago by Pervez Musharraf, the country’s former president, was unconstitutional, the country’s supreme court has ruled
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2009/07/2009731153545939928.html

2010: Eight hundred people are now known to have been killed in the worst floods in Pakistan’s history as rescue workers attempted to reach thousands of people stranded by torrential monsoon rains. More than a million people had been affected by the floods
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2010/07/20107314936812905.html

2012: The world’s biggest ever blackout brought half of India to a standstill, as a catastrophic power outage left 670 million people without electricity.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/india/9441940/Worlds-biggest-ever-blackout-as-India-is-brought-to-a-standstill.html

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 31 July in Asian history

1904-07-31 Battle of Hsimucheng

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 31 JULY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 31, 2017

1904: During the Russo-Japanese War, Battle of Hsimucheng when units of the Imperial Japanese Army defeat units of the Imperial Russian Army
http://memim.com/battle-of-hsimucheng.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Hsimucheng

1904-07-31 Battle of Hsimucheng

1956: Talks on the normalization of relations between Japan and Soviet Union resume in London

1958: Mao Zedong and Soviet Union Khrushchev meet in Beijing (up to August 3)
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=5&ved=0CD4QFjAEahUKEwjYhI–r4PHAhWBbxQKHUl4AE0&url=http%3A%2F%2Fdigitalarchive.wilsoncenter.org%2Fdocument%2F112080.pdf%3Fv%3D0155c40dda866dfae98d3fed81bbff0e&ei=q126VZiDBYHfUcnwgegE&usg=AFQjCNHofov0ENV0aFFnzpFxh2J2wte-yw&sig2=oJ14E_G6uc7DWJWiJ2Yyew

(FILES) This file photo dated August, 1958 shows Soviet Union leader Nikita Khrushchev (R) amusing himself with a Chinese fan while chatting with the Chinese leader Mao Zedong during his visit to China. China will mark 09 September, 2006 the 30th anniversary of the death of the great Chairman Mao, who despite being the architect of the Cultural Revolution that killed millions and took China to the brink of collapse, is still revered by many across China as a god-like figure.  AFP PHOTO/XINHUA/FILES (Photo credit should read AFP/AFP/Getty Images)

1960: End of the state of emergency in Malaya

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malayan_Emergency
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=7&ved=0CFQQFjAGahUKEwjejt7swoPHAhUFbxQKHfCYAEg&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.rand.org%2Fcontent%2Fdam%2Frand%2Fpubs%2Freports%2F2005%2FR957.pdf&ei=-XG6VZ6uB4XeUfCxgsAE&usg=AFQjCNEyt6zRawS2cc4ZOdEZHAWSQWQJuQ&sig2=4Cr9LvNqcWF7ZWgDZHEq0w

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pBRMRf0JVJc

1962: Preliminary agreement between Netherland  and Indonesia on West New Guinea

1964: USA and South Vietnam reach agreement on war against North Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/agreement-on-conduct-of-war

1967: The People’s Republic of China recognizes the borders and the neutrality of Cambodia

1973: Canada quits the Commission of control in Vietnam, replaced by Iran

2002: Asean and USA sign a pact to fight terrorism in South-East Asia

On 31 July in South Asian history

1940-07-31 Udham Singh executed

ON 31 JULY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 31, 2017

1658: Aurangzeb, former governor of Gujarat and Balk (Afghanistan) becomes emperor of India
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aurangzeb
http://www.preservearticles.com/201012302033/aurangzeb-biography.html

1805: Death of Dheeran Chinnamalai, Indian Freedom Fighter, born on April 17, 1756

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dheeran_Chinnamalai
http://www.winentrance.com/general_knowledge/dheeran-chinnamalai.html

1880: Birth of Munshi Premchand, Indian Author who died on October 8, 1936
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/munshi-premchand-101.php
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/31-july-1880-popular-hindi-writer-premchand-is-born

1916: Birth of Sibte Hassan, Pakistani communist activist who died on April 1986
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sibte_Hassan

1940: Udham Singh, fiery revolutionary, freedom fighter and social reformer, was hanged by the British Government in the Pantone Villa Jail, London, born on December 29, 1899.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Udham_Singh
http://www.sikh-history.com/sikhhist/personalities/udhams.html
http://www.sscnet.ucla.edu/southasia/British/popular_memory.html

1940-07-31 Udham Singh executed

1941: Birth of Amarsinh Chaudhary, Indian politician who died on August 15, 2004
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amarsinh_Chaudhary

1954: Birth of Manivannan, Indian actor and director who died on June 15 2013

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manivannan

Manivannan

1980: Death of Mohammed Rafi, Indian singer born on December 24, 1924

http://www.mohdrafi.com/

2009: The emergency rule imposed in Pakistan two years ago by Pervez Musharraf, the country’s former president, was unconstitutional, the country’s supreme court has ruled
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2009/07/2009731153545939928.html

2010: Eight hundred people are now known to have been killed in the worst floods in Pakistan’s history as rescue workers attempted to reach thousands of people stranded by torrential monsoon rains. More than a million people had been affected by the floods
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2010/07/20107314936812905.html

2012: The world’s biggest ever blackout brought half of India to a standstill, as a catastrophic power outage left 670 million people without electricity.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/india/9441940/Worlds-biggest-ever-blackout-as-India-is-brought-to-a-standstill.html

On 31 July in Southeast Asian history

ON 31 JULY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 31, 2017

1884: Death of Emperor Kien Phuc, the 7th emperor of the Vietnamese Nguyen Dynasty, born on February 12, 1969
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kien_Phuc

1960: End of the state of emergency in Malaya

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malayan_Emergency
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=7&ved=0CFQQFjAGahUKEwjejt7swoPHAhUFbxQKHfCYAEg&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.rand.org%2Fcontent%2Fdam%2Frand%2Fpubs%2Freports%2F2005%2FR957.pdf&ei=-XG6VZ6uB4XeUfCxgsAE&usg=AFQjCNEyt6zRawS2cc4ZOdEZHAWSQWQJuQ&sig2=4Cr9LvNqcWF7ZWgDZHEq0w

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pBRMRf0JVJc

1961: In Bangkok, foundation of the South-East Asia Association

1962: Preliminary agreement between Netherland  and Indonesia on West New Guinea

1964: USA and South Vietnam reach agreement on war against North Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/agreement-on-conduct-of-war

1967: The People’s Republic of China recognizes the borders and the neutrality of Cambodia

1973: Canada quits the Commission of control in Vietnam, replaced by Iran

1988: 32 people are killed and 1,674 injured when a bridge at the Sultan Abdul Halim ferry terminal collapses in Butterworth, Malaysia
https://forum.lowyat.net/topic/3328275/all

1997: Birth of Barbie Forteza, Filipina child actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barbie_Forteza

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jZwPk7mGXdE

1998: In Cambodia, Ranariddh and Sam Rainsy reject Hun Sen offer of a coalition cabinet because huge ballot rigging

2002: Asean and USA sign a pact to fight terrorism in South-East Asia

2008: The wife of former Thailand Premier Thaksin is jailed for tax fraud
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2008/07/200873151213588433.html

On 31 July in Japan’s history

ON 31 JULY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on July 31, 2017

781: In Japan, the oldest recorded eruption of Mt. Fuji

1143: Birth of Emperor Nijo, 78th emperor of Japan (1158-1165) who died on September 5, 1165
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Nij%C5%8D

1904: During the Russo-Japanese War, Battle of Hsimucheng when units of the Imperial Japanese Army defeat units of the Imperial Russian Army
http://memim.com/battle-of-hsimucheng.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Hsimucheng

1904-07-31 Battle of Hsimucheng

1936: The International Olympic Committee announces that the 1940 Summer Olympics will to be held in Tokyo. However, the games are given back to the IOC after the Second Sino-Japanese War breaks
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1940_Summer_Olympics

1943: Birth of Sab Shimono, Japanese-American actor
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0793634/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sab_Shimono

1956: Talks on the normalization of relations between Japan and Soviet Union resume in London

1967: Birth of Minako Honda, Japanese singer and musical actress, who died on November 5, 2005
http://nippop.com/artist/artist_id-136/artist_name-minako_honda/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZnSU7LZGdv8

1967: Birth of Mitsuo Iwata, Japanese voice actor
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=1045

1986: Death of Chiune Sugihara, Japanese diplomat who helped thousands of Jews leave the Soviet Union while serving as Japanese consul to Lithuania
http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/Holocaust/sugihara.html

2006: Death of Akira Yoshimura, Japanese writer, born on May 1, 1927.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Akira_Yoshimura

On 31 July in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 31 JULY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on July 31, 2017

1958: Mao Zedong and Soviet Union Khrushchev meet in Beijing (up to August 3)
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=5&ved=0CD4QFjAEahUKEwjYhI–r4PHAhWBbxQKHUl4AE0&url=http%3A%2F%2Fdigitalarchive.wilsoncenter.org%2Fdocument%2F112080.pdf%3Fv%3D0155c40dda866dfae98d3fed81bbff0e&ei=q126VZiDBYHfUcnwgegE&usg=AFQjCNHofov0ENV0aFFnzpFxh2J2wte-yw&sig2=oJ14E_G6uc7DWJWiJ2Yyew

(FILES) This file photo dated August, 1958 shows Soviet Union leader Nikita Khrushchev (R) amusing himself with a Chinese fan while chatting with the Chinese leader Mao Zedong during his visit to China. China will mark 09 September, 2006 the 30th anniversary of the death of the great Chairman Mao, who despite being the architect of the Cultural Revolution that killed millions and took China to the brink of collapse, is still revered by many across China as a god-like figure.  AFP PHOTO/XINHUA/FILES (Photo credit should read AFP/AFP/Getty Images)

1967: The People’s Republic of China recognizes the borders and the neutrality of Cambodia

1979: Birth of Jade Kwan, Hong Kong singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jade_Kwan

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0gw5Sn-vBRQ

2002: For the first time, Taiwanese president Chen Shui-bian alludes to a referendum on the future of the island

On 30 July in Asian history

ON 30 JULY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on June 30, 2017

1470: Birth of Ming emperor Hongzhi (1487-1505) who died on June 8, 1505
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hongzhi

1893: Birth of Fatima Jinnah, sister of Ali Jinnah and an active figure in movement for independence of Pakistan (Mother of the Nation), who died on July 8, 1967
http://storyofpakistan.com/fatima-jinnah/

1907: Russia and Japan sign an agreement guaranteeing freedom of China while recognizing each other’s special interests
http://encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/Russo-Japanese+Treaties+and+Agreements

1912: Death of Emperor Mutsuhito (Meiji), born on November 3, 1852
http://www.jref.com/glossary/meiji_mutsuhito_emperor.shtml
http://www.artelino.com/articles/emperor_meiji.asp

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9dHx7HwIHjA

1923: Birth of Dipa Nusantara Aidit, leader of the Indonesia PKI, executed on November 22, 1965

http://www.in.com/dipa-nusantara-aidit/biography-75277.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HrSltoB8zP0

1945: At 00.14 Japanese sink the USS Indianpolis, killing 883 seamen in the worst loss in the US Navy
http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/indianapolis.htm
http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-23455951

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nt4WozeH9mM

1949 – British warship HMS Amethyst escapes down Yangtze River, having been refused a safe passage by Chinese Communists after 3-month standoff (See April 20 incident)

1949-07-30 Amethyst escape
http://www.naval-history.net/WXLG-Amethyst1949.htm

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amethyst_Incident

 

1963: In Manila, Summit between Indonesia, the Philippines and Malaya  on the project of Great Malaysia

1964: South Vietnamese boats raid islands in the Tonkin Gulf
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/south-vietnamese-boats-raid-islands-in-the-tonkin-gulf

1965: Death of Junichiro Tanizaki, Japanese novelist, born on July 24, 1886
http://biography.yourdictionary.com/junichiro-tanizaki
http://jfilmpowwow.blogspot.com/2009/05/junichiro-tanizakis-short-story-shisei.html
http://swiftywriting.blogspot.com/2006/12/junichiro-tanizaki-seven-japanese.html

Junichiro Tanizaki

1969: US President Richard M. Nixon makes an unscheduled visit to South Vietnam and meets with President Nguyen Van Thieu and with U.S. military commanders
http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0710/40433.html
http://www.itnsource.com/shotlist//BHC_RTV/1969/07/31/BGY507140517/

1969-07-30 Nixon Vietnam

1973: Birth of Sonu Nigam, Indian singer/actor
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sonu_Nigam
http://www.bollywoodgate.com/bollywood-pop/sonu-nigam.htm

1979: Birth of Show Luo, Taiwanese Singer,Host, Dancer and Actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Show_Luo

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p-AuuymFrmw

1983: In Sri Lanka, along with the Nawa Sama Samaja Party and the Communist Party, the Janatha Vimukthi Perumuna (JVP – People’s Liberation Front), led by Rohana Wijeweera, is proscribed by President J R Jayewardene

1996: Mochtar Pakpahan, leader of the Workers for Prosperity Trade Union (SBSI), the only one free but not recognized trade union in Indonesia is accused of subversion

Mochtar Pakpahan
1997: Death of Bao Dai, king of Annam (1926-1945) and last emperor of Vietnam (1945-1949), born on October 22, 1913
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/obituary-bao-dai-1243873.html
http://www.nytimes.com/1997/08/02/world/bao-dai-83-of-vietnam-emperor-and-bon-vivant.html

http://madmonarchist.blogspot.fr/2010/08/monarch-profile-emperor-bao-dai-of.html

1998: Obuchi Keizo becomes the 84th Japanese prime minister till April 5, 2000
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/142218.stm
http://articles.baltimoresun.com/1998-07-31/news/1998212098_1_obuchi-prime-minister-japan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keiz%C5%8D_Obuchi

2002: Birth of Prince Hridayendra of Nepal
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince_Hridayendra_of_Nepal

2010: In Bangladesh, the government announces an increase in monthly salaries from 1,662 taka ($24) to 3,000 taka ($43), for millions of workers in the key export garment industry after weeks of protests
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2010/07/201073081556414975.html
http://www.france24.com/en/20100730-thousands-garment-workers-riot-dhaka-low-wages-pakistan

2013: Ruling party candidate Mamnoon Hussain is elected as the 12th President of Pakistan, replacing Asif Ali Zardari whose five-year term expires in September
http://dawn.com/news/1032958/mamnoon-hussain-elected-12th-president-of-pakistan

2013: Death of Belal Muhammad, Bangladeshi activist, born onFebruary 20, 1936
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Belal_Muhammad
http://archive.thedailystar.net/lifestyle/2009/03/04/page04.htm

2014: Start of the genocide trial of Khieu Samphan, the former head of state, and Nuon Chea, Pol Pot’s deputy. They are already on trial for war crimes and crimes against humanity
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-28558098
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jul/30/cambodia-court-begins-genocide-trial-khmer-rouge-leaders

2015 : The Taliban appoint Mullah Omar’s deputy, Mansour, to replace him at the helm of the group, according to militant commanders
http://www.euronews.com/2015/07/30/taliban-names-new-leader-to-replace-mullah-omar/ http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-337

 

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 30 July in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 30 JULY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on June 30, 2017

1907: Russia and Japan sign an agreement guaranteeing freedom of China while recognizing each other’s special interests
http://encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/Russo-Japanese+Treaties+and+Agreements

1945: At 00.14 Japanese sink the USS Indianpolis, killing 883 seamen in the worst loss in the US Navy

http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/indianapolis.htm
http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-23455951

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nt4WozeH9mM

1949 – British warship HMS Amethyst escapes down Yangtze River, having been refused a safe passage by Chinese Communists after 3-month standoff (See April 20 incident)

1949-07-30 Amethyst escapehttp://www.naval-history.net/WXLG-Amethyst1949.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amethyst_Incident

1964: South Vietnamese boats raid islands in the Tonkin Gulf
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/south-vietnamese-boats-raid-islands-in-the-tonkin-gulf

1969: US President Richard M. Nixon makes an unscheduled visit to South Vietnam and meets with President Nguyen Van Thieu and with U.S. military commanders
http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0710/40433.html
http://www.itnsource.com/shotlist//BHC_RTV/1969/07/31/BGY507140517/

1969-07-30 Nixon Vietnam

2015 : The Taliban appoint Mullah Omar’s deputy, Mansour, to replace him at the helm of the group, according to militant commanders
http://www.euronews.com/2015/07/30/taliban-names-new-leader-to-replace-mullah-omar/ http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-33721074
http://www.tolonews.com/en/afghanistan/20673-peace-talks-postponed-at-talibans-request-pakistan

On 30 July in South Asian history

ON 30 JULY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on June 30, 2017

1893: Birth of Fatima Jinnah, sister of Ali Jinnah and an active figure in movement for independence of Pakistan (Mother of the Nation), who died on July 8, 1967
http://storyofpakistan.com/fatima-jinnah/

1973: Birth of Sonu Nigam, Indian singer/actor
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sonu_Nigam
http://www.bollywoodgate.com/bollywood-pop/sonu-nigam.htm

1983: In Sri Lanka, along with the Nawa Sama Samaja Party and the Communist Party, the Janatha Vimukthi Perumuna (JVP – People’s Liberation Front), led by Rohana Wijeweera, is proscribed by President J R Jayewardene

2002: Birth of Prince Hridayendra of Nepal
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince_Hridayendra_of_Nepal

2010: In Bangladesh, the government announces an increase in monthly salaries from 1,662 taka ($24) to 3,000 taka ($43), for millions of workers in the key export garment industry after weeks of protests
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2010/07/201073081556414975.html
http://www.france24.com/en/20100730-thousands-garment-workers-riot-dhaka-low-wages-pakistan

2013: Ruling party candidate Mamnoon Hussain is elected as the 12th President of Pakistan, replacing Asif Ali Zardari whose five-year term expires in September
http://dawn.com/news/1032958/mamnoon-hussain-elected-12th-president-of-pakistan

2013: Death of Belal Muhammad, Bangladeshi activist, born onFebruary 20, 1936
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Belal_Muhammad
http://archive.thedailystar.net/lifestyle/2009/03/04/page04.htm

2015 : The Taliban appoint Mullah Omar’s deputy, Mansour, to replace him at the helm of the group, according to militant commanders
http://www.euronews.com/2015/07/30/taliban-names-new-leader-to-replace-mullah-omar/ http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-33721074
http://www.tolonews.com/en/afghanistan/20673-peace-talks-postponed-at-talibans-request-pakistan

On 30 July in Southeast Asian history

ON 30 JULY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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1923: Birth of Dipa Nusantara Aidit, leader of the Indonesian PKI, executed on November 22, 1965

http://www.in.com/dipa-nusantara-aidit/biography-75277.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HrSltoB8zP0

1963: In Manila, Summit between Indonesia, the Philippines and Malaya  on the project of Great Malaysia

1964: South Vietnamese boats raid islands in the Tonkin Gulf
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/south-vietnamese-boats-raid-islands-in-the-tonkin-gulf

1969: US President Richard M. Nixon makes an unscheduled visit to South Vietnam and meets with President Nguyen Van Thieu and with U.S. military commanders
http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0710/40433.html
http://www.itnsource.com/shotlist//BHC_RTV/1969/07/31/BGY507140517/

1969-07-30 Nixon Vietnam

1996: Mochtar Pakpahan, leader of the Workers for Prosperity Trade Union (SBSI), the only one free but not recognized trade union in Indonesia is accused of subversion

Mochtar Pakpahan
1997: Death of Bao Dai, king of Annam (1926-1945) and last emperor of Vietnam (1945-1949), born on October 22, 1913
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/obituary-bao-dai-1243873.html
http://www.nytimes.com/1997/08/02/world/bao-dai-83-of-vietnam-emperor-and-bon-vivant.html

http://madmonarchist.blogspot.fr/2010/08/monarch-profile-emperor-bao-dai-of.html

2014: Start of the genocide trial of Khieu Samphan, the former head of state, and Nuon Chea, Pol Pot’s deputy. They are already on trial for war crimes and crimes against humanity
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-28558098
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jul/30/cambodia-court-begins-genocide-trial-khmer-rouge-leaders