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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

South asian countries inter-relations

1 JULY 2017

Kashmiri rebel chief rejects US terror sanctions

The leader of a prominent Kashmir rebel group has rejected U.S. sanctions and vowed to continue fighting until the disputed Himalayan region is “liberated from India.”
https://www.voanews.com/a/kashmiri-rebel-chief-rejects-us-terror-sanctions/3924209.html
https://www.dawn.com/news/1342575/us-decision-will-not-affect-legitimate-struggle-for-kashmirs-freedom-syed-salahuddin
https://tribune.com.pk/story/1448045/declaring-terrorist-joint-move-us-israel-india-hum-chief-syed-salahuddin/

7 MAY 2017

50 Afghan soldiers killed, over 100 injured in retaliatory fire: Pakistan

Inspector General FC (IGFC) Major General Nadeem Ahmad on Sunday said that at least 50 Afghan soldiers were killed and over 100 injured when Pakistan responded to the firing by Afghan border police
https://www.thenews.com.pk/latest/203046-50-Afghan-soldiers-killed-over-100-injured-in-retaliatory-fire-Pakistan
http://www.dw.com/en/worst-border-clashes-in-years-are-afghanistan-and-pakistan-at-war/a-38743051

10 APRIL 2017

Pakistan risks fallout after army decides to execute Indian ‘spy’

Pakistan will execute an Indian man arrested in the southwestern province of Balochistan last year who officials claim has confessed to being a spy for Indian intelligence, the country’s powerful military
http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/south-asia/article/2086473/pakistan-risks-fallout-after-army-decides-execute-indian-spy
http://indianexpress.com/article/india/khulbhushan-jadhav-pakistan-deathsentence-4607384/
https://tribune.com.pk/story/1379765/pakistan-sentences-indian-spy-kulbushan-yadav-death/

8 APRIL 2017

India and Bangladesh sign 22 pacts

India and Bangladesh today signed 22 pacts in key sectors including defence and civil nuclear but the long-pending Teesta waters sharing agreement remained elusive though Prime Minister Narendra Modi conveyed his government’s commitment for an “early solution”
http://gulfnews.com/news/asia/india/india-bangla-ink-22-pacts-pm-assures-early-solution-on-teesta-1.2008051
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/india-bangladesh-step-up-cooperation-top-developments/articleshow/58085009.cms
http://www.thestatesman.com/india/pm-modi-sheikh-hasina-launch-india-bangladesh-rail-bus-services-1491641478.htm

30 MARCH 2017

India’s demonetization shock pushes Nepal closer To China

Frustrated by India’s failure to help address the fallout of New Delhi’s rupee demonetization, Nepal is turning to China for economic and security matters
https://fronteranews.com/news/asia/indias-demonetization-shock-pushes-nepal-closer-to-china/

24 MARCH 2017

Bangladeshi PM Sheikh Hasina’s India visit is critical for South Asia

Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s forthcoming three-day visit to India (April 07-10), after two postponements, mainly because of the Indian government’s preoccupation with domestic issues, is expected to take the bilateral relations a notch higher
http://www.southasiaanalysis.org/node/2133

21 MARCH 2017

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has bought himself time with election showing but reconciliation with Pakistan still unlikely

A landslide election victory and a more conciliatory army chief may not be enough to push nuclear-armed enemies India and Pakistan toward renewed talks, even as small signs of cooperation over sensitive security issues emerge
http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/diplomacy/article/2080135/indian-prime-minister-narendra-modi-has-bought-himself-time

20 MARCH 2017

Pakistan and India discuss their water dispute in Islamabad

Pakistani and Indian experts have opened round-table talks in Islamabad over water disputes between the two nuclear-armed Neighbors
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/asia/2017-03/20/content_15588554.html
http://gulfnews.com/news/asia/pakistan/pakistan-india-discuss-water-dispute-in-islamabad-1.1997322
http://nation.com.pk/national/20-Mar-2017/pakistan-india-to-discuss-3-projects-as-water-talks-begin-in-lahore

9 MARCH 2017

Pakistan indefinitely closes border with Afghanistan amid rising tension

Pakistan has indefinitely closed two border crossings with Afghanistan after opening them for two days to let through Afghans with visas, officials said on Thursday
http://zeenews.india.com/asia/pakistan-indefinitely-closes-border-with-afghanistan-amid-rising-tension_1984961.html
http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2017/03/09/pak-afghan-border-closes-for-indefinite-period/

9 FEBRUARY 2017

Chinese development in Indian Ocean raising concern of possible militarisation among major players

Japan, India, Australia and the United States are closely monitoring China’s infrastructure development on the Indian Ocean rim amid increasing concern about the potential for militarisation in the sea lanes which carry much of the world’s oïl.
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-02-09/could-the-indian-ocean-become-south-china-sea/8257204?section=world

16 DECEMBER 2016

The Tangled History of the Afghanistan-India-Pakistan Triangle

Kabul’s foreign policy approach has shifted between favoring India and Pakistan since the partition
http://thediplomat.com/2016/12/the-tangled-history-of-the-afghanistan-india-pakistan-triangle/

4 DECEMBER 2016

Heart of Asia participants slam Pakistan over terrorism

Afghan President Ghani and Indian PM Modi have lashed out at Pakistan for its « lack of cooperation » in the fight against terrorism. Ghani also snubbed Islamabad’s 500-million-dollar aid at the Heart of Asia conference
http://www.dw.com/en/heart-of-asia-participants-slam-pakistan-over-terrorism/a-36633835
http://www.tolonews.com/en/afghanistan/28699-14-nations-adopt-heart-of-asia-declaration

28 SEPTEMBER 2016

SAARC summit cancelled following India-Pakistan tensions

The SAARC summit which was to be held in Islamabad in November this year will be cancelled following India, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Afghanistan’s decision to boycott the summit
http://www.asiapacificstar.com/index.php/sid/248078509
http://tribune.com.pk/story/1190209/bangladesh-pulls-pakistan-summit-tensions-rise/

22 SEPTEMBER 2016

Pakistan is a terrorist state, carries out war crimes, India tells UN

India on Thursday called Pakistan a “terrorist state” and accused it of carrying out “war crimes” against Indians through its “long-standing policy” of sponsoring terrorism, hours after Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif racked up Kashmir issue at the UN General Assembly session
http://atimes.com/2016/09/pak-a-terrorist-state-carries-out-war-crimes-india-tells-un/
http://www.asiapacificstar.com/index.php/sid/247883721

19 SEPTEMBER 2016

Uri attack a deadly blow to Indo-Pakistan ties

The Uri terror attack that has left 18 Indian soldiers dead deals a lethal blow to the already frayed India-Pakistan ties, with the government coming under intense pressure to give a befitting response to Islamabad
http://gulfnews.com/news/asia/india/uri-attack-a-deadly-blow-to-indo-pakistan-ties-1.1898853

25 JUNE 2016

Pakistan and India move closer to SCO

The six-member Shanghai Cooperation Organization approved memorandums on Friday to pave the way for India and Pakistan to join the organization
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/nation/2016-06/25/content_15454167.html

15 JUNE 2016

Pakistan and Afghanistan formally agree over ceasefire at Torkham

The border authorities of Pakistan and Afghanistan on Wednesday formally agreed over ceasefire at Torkham and waved white flags on both sides of the border
http://www.dawn.com/news/1265011/pak-afghan-forces-agree-on-ceasefire-at-torkham-border-wave-white-flags
http://nation.com.pk/national/15-Jun-2016/new-ceasefire-enforced-at-torkham-border

14 JUNE 2016

Pakistan, Afghanistan increase troops ar Khyber Pass border after clash

A Pakistani army officer died on Tuesday after being shot by Afghan forces in a border clash, Pakistan’s military said, a development likely to ratchet up tension between the neighbours who sources said were beefing up troop numbers on either side
http://gulfnews.com/news/asia/pakistan/pakistan-afghanistan-increase-troops-at-khyber-pass-border-after-clash-1.1846138
http://www.voanews.com/content/afghanistan-pakistan-border-tensions/3375279.html
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2016/06/afghan-soldier-killed-border-clash-pakistan-160613075159320.html

6 JUNE 2015

India and Bangladesh sign historic territory swap deal

Bangladesh and India have sealed a historic land pact to swap territories, which will finally allow tens of thousands of people living in border enclaves to choose their nationality after decades of stateless limbo.
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-33033342
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2015/06/india-bangladesh-seal-land-swap-deal-150606012711866.html
http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/india-bangladesh-seal-historic-land-boundary-agreement/

2 JANUARY 2015

India Blocks China’s Attempt to Take Over South Asian Group

At the group’s 18th summit, held in the Nepalese capital of Kathmandu, Beijing allies Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka pushed for China’s upgrading from observer status to full membership. India sought to defeat the initiative because SAARC, as the organization is known, operates on consensus and New Delhi feared that China would block its initiatives in the future.
http://www.worldaffairsjournal.org/blog/gordon-g-chang/india-blocks-china%E2%80%99s-attempt-take-over-south-asian-group

27 NOVEMBER 2014

South Asia summit ends with little progress

South Asian leaders signed an agreement to improve cross-border energy trade in the power-starved region on Thursday (Nov 27), as a summit overshadowed by India and Pakistan’s rivalry ended with little progress towards regional integration
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/south-asia-summit-ends-little-progress
http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2014/11/disappointing-saarc-summit-2014112885157300755.html
http://tribune.com.pk/story/798067/pakistan-under-pressure-to-save-trade-agenda-at-south-asia-summit/

11 NOVEMBER 2014

 Saarc nations to ink 3 vital agreements

 In a major step towards greater regional integration in three decades of the Saarc, the South Asian nations are set to sign three framework agreements in Kathmandu for establishing rail, road and electricity connectivity
http://www.asianewsnet.net/Saarc-nations-to-ink-3-vital-agreements-67345.html

17 OCTOBER 2014

The SAARC: A Bloc Whose Time Has Come

The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation is more relevant than ever before. Time to give it more power.
http://thediplomat.com/2014/10/the-saarc-a-bloc-whose-time-has-come/

17 SEPTEMBER 2014

SAARC meet proposes visa exemption for 50 eminent people by country

SAARC immigration officials here Wednesday proposed to exempt from visa requirement 50 eminent people listed by the grouping under 24 categories to enable their hassle-free travel in member countries, an official said.
http://www.sify.com/news/saarc-meet-proposes-visa-exemption-for-50-eminent-people-news-international-ojsaanebjfjdh.html

12 NOVEMBER 2011

China for ‘Saarc Plus One’ summit

China, continuing its relentless push for a larger footprint in India’s backyard, quietly approached some South Asian nations for an annual summit modelled loosely as a « Saarc Plus One » fixture, diplomatic sources said yesterday.
« China wants an annual summit with our eight members on the lines of its Asean Plus One arrangement, » a senior diplomat from one of Saarc’s smaller states told The Straits Times. « It is a move that annoys India, and most of us are just sitting quiet because we do not want to upset New
Delhi. »
http://www.thedailystar.net/story.php?nid=20981311 NOVEMBER 2011

Focus on climate, food security

17th Saarc Summit ends in Maldives with 20-point Addu Declaration; South Asian leaders also agree to forge effective cooperation for
full implementation of Safta, better connectivity and steps towards Saarc Market
for Electricity
http://www.thedailystar.net/story.php?nid=209811

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

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

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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

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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

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

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