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On 1st July in Asian history

ON 1st JULY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 1, 2017

1242: Death of Chagatai Khan, Mongol ruler, born on December 22, 1183
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chagatai_Khan

1589: Death of Lady Saigō, Japanese wife of Tokugawa Ieyasu, born in 1552
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lady_Saig%C5%8D

1781 : During the Second Anglo-Mysore War, the British troops, under General Eyree Coote, defeat Hyder Ali in the battle of Porto Novo
http://www.wikiwand.com/en/Battle_of_Porto_Novo
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyder_Ali

1822: Birth of Nguyễn Đình Chiểu, Vietnamese poet who died on July 3, 1888
http://www.poemhunter.com/nguyen-dinh-chieu/biography/

Nguyễn Đình Chiểu

1859: In Japan, Hakodate, Kanagawa and Nagasaki are opened to British commerce and British subjects could travel within a range of 25 miles of each port

1863: Slavery officially ends in the Netherlands Indies

1902: The US Congress passes the Philippines Government Act (or Cooper Act), providing that the Philippines be governed by a commission appointed by the President, with consent from the senate
http://nhcp.gov.ph/the-philippine-bill-of-1902-turning-point-in-philippine-legislation/
http://www.chanrobles.com/philippinebillof1902.htm#.WVc0heTzk2w

1902-07-01 Basic Law

1915: Birth of Nguyễn Văn Linh, Vietnamese revolutionary and politician, general secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam from 1986 to 1991, who died on April 27, 1998
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nguy%E1%BB%85n_V%C4%83n_Linh

1921: On Shanghai, foundation of the Communist Party of China, with Chen Duxiu as first chairman
http://www.cinaforum.net/july-1-1921-foundation-of-the-communist-party-of-china/
http://alphahistory.com/chineserevolution/chinese-communist-party/
http://persona.rin.ru/eng/view/f/0/28651/chen-duxiu

1921-07-01 Mao pf

1927: Birth of Shri Chandra Shekhar, Prime Minister of India (1990-1991), who died on July 8, 2007
http://www.pmindia.gov.in/en/former_pm/shri-chandra-shekhar/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chandra_Shekhar

1938: Birth of Hariprasad Chaurasia, Indian flute player and composer
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/hariprasad-chaurasia-5440.php
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/hariprasad-chaurasia.html
http://www.ndtv.com/video/player/news/i-still-feel-i-am-a-student-of-music-pandit-hariprasad-chaurasia/301436
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/july-1-1938-hariprasad-chaurasia-is-born


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

1943: Tokyo City merges with Tokyo Prefecture and is dissolved. Since then, no city in Japan has had the name « Tokyo » (present-day Tokyo is not officially a city)

1945: Australian troops land at Balikpapan on Borneo, Indonesia


http://www.navy.gov.au/history/feature-histories/borneo-1945-amphibious-success-story
http://www.couriermail.com.au/extras/ww2/balikpapanfighttothefinish.htm?nk=530c9c72c3de099554c49b8e769dc706-1467486279

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tbhzgkL278M

1946: White Rajah of Sarawak cedes his territory to the British government as a crown colony
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vyner_of_Sarawak

1947: The Philippine Air Force is established

1948: Quaid-i-Azam (Ali Jinnah) inaugurates Pakistan’s central bank, the State Bank of Pakistan

1949: Merger of two princely states of India, Cochin and Travancore to become the state of Thiru-Kochi (later re-organized to Kerala) in Indian Union

1950: The first U.S. troops, 407 in total, are sent to South Korea as the U.S. 24th infantry division

1955: Birth of Li Keqiang, Chinese politician, 7th Premier of the People’s Republic of China since March 15, 2013
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Li_Keqiang

1963: Creation of the « Territory of Pondicherry » which includes Pondicherry, Karikal, Yanam and Mahé
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_India

1964: In Paris, French president General De Gaulle and prince Sihanouk suggest a new conference of Geneva aiming to safeguard the neutrality of Cambodia and Laos

1967: Birth of Sansan Chien, Taiwanese composer, who died on October 24, 2011
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sansan_Chien

1968: The CIA’s Phoenix Program is officially established
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phoenix_Program
http://www.globalresearch.ca/the-phoenix-program/5506322

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gTE–9sPgPg

1970: General Yahya Khan, president of Pakistan abolishes One-Unit of Western Pakistan, restoring the provinces
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/West_Pakistan

1975: Thailand establishes diplomatic relations with Communist China

1976: Birth of Justin Lo, Hong Kong singer and songwriter
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Justin_Lo

1976: Death of Zhang Wentian, 5th General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party from 1935 to 1943, born on August 30, 1900
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhang_Wentian
http://en.gmw.cn/2013-08/30/content_8749052.htm

1983: Birth of Leeteuk (Park Jung Su), Korean singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leeteuk

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=POcfMJ8doMw

1986: Birth of Agnes Monica, Indonesian singer and actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agnes_Monica


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S1I3lFJ-dww

1997: Hong Kong is hand back to the Chinese authorities, ending more than 150 years of British control. The city become a Special Administrative Region with Tung Chee-hwa as Chief Executive

http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/july/1/newsid_2656000/2656973.stm
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/0701.html#article
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history.do?action=VideoArticle&id=5141

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=os4p8MfAqQY

http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/cpc2011/2010-09/09/content_12481219.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dVZzRY0X6_g&feature=related


2001: The Communist party of China celebrates the 80th anniversary of its foundation. General Secretary Jiang Zemin announce that private companies boss are now authorized to join the party

2003: In Hong Kong, 500,000 people demonstrate against an anti-subversion bill

2006:In South Korea, Kang Jae-sup is elected chairman of the Grand National Party
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kang_Jae-seop


2006: In China, the Qinghai-Tibet Railway is inaugurated
http://www.ecanadanepal.com/2016/05/qinghai-tibet-railway.html
http://www.historychannel.com.au/classroom/day-in-history/670/worlds-highest-rail-line-inaugurated
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qinghai-Tibet_Railway
 Qinghai-Tibet train

2006: Death of former Japanese premier Ryutaro Hashimoto
http://www.nytimes.com/2006/07/02/world/asia/02hashimoto.html?_r=0
http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/2006/jul/03/guardianobituaries.japan


2007: Tenth anniversary of the return of Hong Kong to China. Hu Jintao underlines the limits of the autonomy of the city while 68,000 people demonstrate for universal suffrage


2008: Anwar Ibrahim, Malaysia’s opposition leader, files a police complaint after new sodomy charges
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2008/07/20087195330440794.html


2011:
China’s President Hu Jintao warns the Communist Party that corruption could cost it the support of the people – in a speech marking 90 years since the party was founded.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-13985359
http://english.aljazeera.net/video/asia-pacific/2011/07/20117202013658493.html
http://english.aljazeera.net/video/asia-pacific/2011/07/20117123512846499.html


2012: Hong Kong’s new Beijing-backed leader Leung Chun-ying is sworn in amid rising public discontent over widening inequality and lack of full democracy in the semi-autonomous southern Chinese financial centre.
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/07/2012714286700794.html
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/02/world/asia/protesters-march-as-new-hong-kong-leader-is-sworn-in.html?_r=1&ref=asia
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/hongkong/9368130/100000-march-in-Hong-Kong-on-15th-anniversary-of-handover.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-18664132

 

Holidays and observances

Communist Party of China Founding Day (People’s Republic of China)

Hong Kong: Hong Kong SAR Establishment Day

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 1st July in Asian history

WARS, CONFLITS AND STRATEGY ON 1st JULY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on July 1, 2017

1781 : During the Second Anglo-Mysore War, the British troops, under General Eyree Coote, defeat Hyder Ali in the battle of Porto Novo
http://www.wikiwand.com/en/Battle_of_Porto_Novo
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyder_Ali

1945: Australian troops land at Balikpapan on Borneo, Indonesia


http://www.navy.gov.au/history/feature-histories/borneo-1945-amphibious-success-story
http://www.couriermail.com.au/extras/ww2/balikpapanfighttothefinish.htm?nk=530c9c72c3de099554c49b8e769dc706-1467486279

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tbhzgkL278M

1946: White Rajah of Sarawak cedes his territory to the British government as a crown colony
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vyner_of_Sarawak

1950: The first U.S. troops, 407 in total, are sent to South Korea as the U.S. 24th infantry division

1964: In Paris, French president General De Gaulle and prince Sihanouk suggest a new conference of Geneva aiming to safeguard the neutrality of Cambodia and Laos

1968: The CIA’s Phoenix Program is officially established
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phoenix_Program
http://www.globalsecurity.org/intell/ops/vietnam-phoenix.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gTE–9sPgPg

1975: Thailand establishes diplomatic relations with Communist China

1997: Hong Kong is hand back to the Chinese authorities, ending more than 150 years of British control. The city become a Special Administrative Region with Tung Chee-hwa as Chief Executive
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/july/1/newsid_2656000/2656973.stm
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/0701.html#article
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history.do?action=VideoArticle&id=5141

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=os4p8MfAqQY

http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/cpc2011/2010-09/09/content_12481219.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dVZzRY0X6_g&feature=related

On 1st July in South Asian history

ON 1 JULY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on July 1, 2017

1781 : During the Second Anglo-Mysore War, the British troops, under General Eyree Coote, defeat Hyder Ali in the battle of Porto Novo
http://www.wikiwand.com/en/Battle_of_Porto_Novo
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyder_Ali

1927: Birth of Shri Chandra Shekhar, Prime Minister of India (1990-1991), who died on July 8, 2007
http://www.pmindia.gov.in/en/former_pm/shri-chandra-shekhar/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chandra_Shekhar

1938: Birth of Hariprasad Chaurasia, Indian flute player and composer
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/hariprasad-chaurasia-5440.php
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/hariprasad-chaurasia.html
http://www.ndtv.com/video/player/news/i-still-feel-i-am-a-student-of-music-pandit-hariprasad-chaurasia/301436


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

 1948: Quaid-i-Azam (Ali Jinnah) inaugurates Pakistan’s central bank, the State Bank of Pakistan

1949: Merger of two princely states of India, Cochin and Travancore to become the state of Thiru-Kochi (later re-organized to Kerala) in Indian Union

1963: Creation of the « Territory of Pondicherry » which includes Pondicherry, Karikal, Yanam and Mahé
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_India

1970: General Yahya Khan, president of Pakistan abolishes One-Unit of Western Pakistan, restoring the provinces
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/West_Pakistan

 

 

On 1st July in Southeast Asian history

 

1902-07-01 Basic Law

ON 1st JULY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on July 1, 2017

1822: Birth of Nguyễn Đình Chiểu, Vietnamese poet who died on July 3, 1888
http://www.poemhunter.com/nguyen-dinh-chieu/biography/

Nguyễn Đình Chiểu

1863: Slavery officially ends in the Netherlands Indies

1902: The US Congress passes the Philippines Government Act (or Cooper Act), providing that the Philippines be governed by a commission appointed by the President, with consent from the senate
http://nhcp.gov.ph/the-philippine-bill-of-1902-turning-point-in-philippine-legislation/
http://www.chanrobles.com/philippinebillof1902.htm#.WVc0heTzk2w

1902-07-01 Basic Law

1915: Birth of Nguyễn Văn Linh, Vietnamese revolutionary and politician, general secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam from 1986 to 1991, who died on April 27, 1998
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nguy%E1%BB%85n_V%C4%83n_Linh

1945: Australian troops land at Balikpapan on Borneo, Indonesia


http://www.navy.gov.au/history/feature-histories/borneo-1945-amphibious-success-story
http://www.couriermail.com.au/extras/ww2/balikpapanfighttothefinish.htm?nk=530c9c72c3de099554c49b8e769dc706-1467486279

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tbhzgkL278M

1947: The Philippine Air Force is established

1964: In Paris, French president General De Gaulle and prince Sihanouk suggest a new conference of Geneva aiming to safeguard the neutrality of Cambodia and Laos

1968: The CIA’s Phoenix Program is officially established
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phoenix_Program
http://www.globalsecurity.org/intell/ops/vietnam-phoenix.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gTE–9sPgPg

1975: Thailand establishes diplomatic relations with Communist China

1986: Birth of Agnes Monica, Indonesian singer and actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agnes_Monica


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S1I3lFJ-dww

 

 

 

On 1st July in Japan’s history

ON 1st  JULY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on July 1, 2017

1589: Death of Lady Saigō, Japanese wife of Tokugawa Ieyasu, born in 1552
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lady_Saig%C5%8D

1859: In Japan, Hakodate, Kanagawa and Nagasaki are opened to British commerce and British subjects could travel within a range of 25 miles of each port

1943: Tokyo City merges with Tokyo Prefecture and is dissolved. Since then, no city in Japan has had the name « Tokyo » (present-day Tokyo is not officially a city)

2006: Death of former Japanese premier Ryutaro Hashimoto
http://www.nytimes.com/2006/07/02/world/asia/02hashimoto.html?_r=0
http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/2006/jul/03/guardianobituaries.japan

On 1st July in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 1 JULY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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

Updated on July 1, 2017

1242: Death of Chagatai Khan, Mongol ruler, born on December 22, 1183
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chagatai_Khan

1921: In Shanghai, foundation of the Communist Party of China, with Chen Duxiu as first chairman
http://www.cinaforum.net/july-1-1921-foundation-of-the-communist-party-of-china/
http://alphahistory.com/chineserevolution/chinese-communist-party/
http://persona.rin.ru/eng/view/f/0/28651/chen-duxiu

1921-07-01 Mao pf

 

 1955: Birth of Li Keqiang, Chinese politician, 7th Premier of the People’s Republic of China since March 15, 2013
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Li_Keqiang

1967: Birth of Sansan Chien, Taiwanese composer, who died on October 24, 2011
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sansan_Chien

1975: Thailand establishes diplomatic relations with Communist China

1976: Birth of Justin Lo, Hong Kong singer and songwriter
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Justin_Lo

1976: Death of Zhang Wentian, 5th General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party from 1935 to 1943, born on August 30, 1900
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhang_Wentian
http://en.gmw.cn/2013-08/30/content_8749052.htm

1997: Hong Kong is hand back to the Chinese authorities, ending more than 150 years of British control. The city become a Special Administrative Region with Tung Chee-hwa as Chief Executive


http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/july/1/newsid_2656000/2656973.stm
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/0701.html#article
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history.do?action=VideoArticle&id=5141

 

http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/cpc2011/2010-09/09/content_12481219.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dVZzRY0X6_g&feature=related

2001: The Communist party of China celebrates the 80th anniversary of its foundation. General Secretary Jiang Zemin announce that private companies boss are now authorized to join the party

2003: In Hong Kong, 500,000 people demonstrate against an anti-subversion bill

2006: In China, the Qinghai-Tibet Railway is inaugurated
http://www.ecanadanepal.com/2016/05/qinghai-tibet-railway.html
http://www.historychannel.com.au/classroom/day-in-history/670/worlds-highest-rail-line-inaugurated
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qinghai-Tibet_Railway 

Qinghai-Tibet train

2007: Tenth anniversary of the return of Hong Kong to China. Hu Jintao underlines the limits of the autonomy of the city while 68,000 people demonstrate for universal suffrage

2011: China’s President Hu Jintao warns the Communist Party that corruption could cost it the support of the people – in a speech marking 90 years since the party was founded.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-13985359
http://english.aljazeera.net/video/asia-pacific/2011/07/20117202013658493.html
http://english.aljazeera.net/video/asia-pacific/2011/07/20117123512846499.html

2012: Hong Kong’s new Beijing-backed leader Leung Chun-ying is sworn in amid rising public discontent over widening inequality and lack of full democracy in the semi-autonomous southern Chinese financial centre.
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/07/2012714286700794.html
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/02/world/asia/protesters-march-as-new-hong-kong-leader-is-sworn-in.html?_r=1&ref=asia
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/hongkong/9368130/100000-march-in-Hong-Kong-on-15th-anniversary-of-handover.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-18664132

 

Holidays and observances

Communist Party of China Founding Day

Hong Kong: Hong Kong SAR Establishment Day