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On 2 July in Asian history

ON 2 JULY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 2, 2017

626: In fear of assassination, Li Shimin (future emperot Taizong) ambushes and kills his rival brothers Li Yuanji and Li Jiancheng in the incident at Wuanwu Gate
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Incident_at_Xuanwu_Gate
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Taizong_of_Tang
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/6266.html

649: Death of Li Jing, Chinese general, born in 571
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Li_Jing_(general)

706: In China, the remains of Emperor Gaozong of Tang, his wife Wu Zetian, her son Li Xian hand her grandson Li Chongrun, and granddaughter Li Xinanhui are interred in a new tomb complex outside Chang’an, known as the Qianling Mausoleum
http://www.china.org.cn/english/features/atam/115372.htm
http://www.visitourchina.com/xian/attraction/the-qianling-mausoleum.html

1582: Japanese General Akechi Mitsuhide, who forced Oda Nobugana to suicide, is defeated and killed in the Battle of Yamazaki
http://www.samurai-archives.com/mitsuhide.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Yamazaki

1757 : Nawab of Bengal Siraj-ud-Daula is captured and assassinate by Muhammad Beg at the insistence of Miran, son of Mir Zafar, his former army commander
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siraj_ud-Daulah

1902: Birth of K. Kanapathypillai, Sri Lankan author and academic who died in 1968
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K._Kanapathypillai
http://tamilnation.co/hundredtamils/kanapathipillai.htm

1929: Birth of Imelda Marcos, widow of the Philippines former president and dictator Marcos
 http://www.biography.com/people/imelda-marcos-21062601
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/imelda-remedios-visitacion-trinidad-1667.php

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DaX5FAon3B0&feature=related

1937: Birth of Chinese pianist Gu Shengying who, victim of the Cutural Revolution committed suicide on January 31, 1967
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/766.html
http://biography.yishigufen.net/artist/china-piano-poet-gu-shengying-with-cd2_xxsdssy.html

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KB7ZJwHurYI

1940: Indian Independence leader Subhas Chandras Bose is arrested and detained in Calcutta
http://www.kamat.com/kalranga/itihas/bose.htm

1950: Kinkaku-ji (Golden Pavilion), in Kyoto, Japan, is burn down
http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e3908.html

1962: Soviet Union reaffirms on an  equivocal way its support to China on Taiwan affair

1967: The U.S. Marine Corps launches Operation Buffalo in response to the North Vietnamese Army’s efforts to seize the Marine base at Con Thien
http://www.amtrac.org/1atbn/Battles/OpBuffalo.asp
http://www.leatherneck.com/forums/showthread.php?10535-Operation-Buffalo
http://www.criticalpast.com/products/location_history/Con_Thien_Vietnam/1960/1967

1967-07-02 Operation Buffalo

1971: Birth of Chinese actress Qu Ying
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qu_Ying
http://www.bsffilmgroup.com/sed/Qu_Ying.html

1972: At Simla (India), Indian and Pakistani premiers Indira Gandhi and Ali Bhutto sign a peace agreement after their third war
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/july-2-1972-shimla-treaty-is-signed-between-indira-gandhi-and-zulfikar-ali-bhutto
http://www.jammu-kashmir.com/documents/simla.html

1974: Birth of Moon So-ri, South Korean actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moon_So-ri
http://www.hancinema.net/korean_Moon_So-ri.php

1976: North and South Vietnam are reunified. The Socialist Republic of Vietnam is proclaimed
http://vietnamwardv.weebly.com/socialist-republic-of-vietnam-claimed.html

1990: A US jury said that Imelda Marcos & Adnan Khashoggi are not guilty of racketeering fraud
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1835/today-in-philippine-history-july-2-1990-mrs-marcos-was-acquitted-of-charges-of-racketeering-fraud-by-new-york-jury

1994: Death of Maung Maung, short time president of Burma (1988), born on January 11, 1925
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maung_Maung

1995: In Thailand, the Chart Thai (Thai Nation party), led by Banharn Silpa-archa wins election, beating Chuan Leekpai Democratic Party
http://www.ipu.org/parline-e/reports/arc/2311_95.htm

2002: East-Timor leader Xanana Gusmao is welcomed with great pomp and ceremony in Jakarta. The Foreign Affairs ministers José Ramos-Horta and Hassan Wirayuda annnounce their will to open embassies
http://etan.org/et2002c/july/01-06/02jakart.htm

2002-07-02 Gusmao en Indonésie

2004: Death of Mochtar Lubis, Indonesian novelist and journalist, born on March 7, 1922
http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2008/09/21/the-irrepressible-and-intimate-mochtar-lubis.html

Mochtar Lubis
 
2004: Asean Regional Forum (ARF) accepts Pakistan as the 24th member

2009: China’s Three Gorges starts power production in full load
http://www.power-technology.com/projects/gorges/

2009: In India, a court rules gay sex was not a crime, a verdict that will bolster demands by gay and health groups that the government scrap a British colonial law which bans homosexual sex

2010: A day after she stepped out of Malacañang, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is the subject of a 12-page complaint filed by representatives of the party-list group Bayan Muna

2011: In Hong Kong, more than 200,000 demonstrators stage a peaceful rally against government policies and soaring property prices. Protesters vented their frustration at a slew of issues including a controversial plan to scrap by-elections
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-14000584
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2011/07/201172154518325

2012: Less than a week after Yoshihiko Noda, Japan’s prime minister, won approval for a controversial sales tax increase, 52 politicians have decided to quit his governing party in protest
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/07/201272558967400.html
http://www.france24.com/en/20120702-mass-party-walk-out-reduces-japanese-government-majority-sales-tax-ichiro-Ozawa

2014: In Hong Kong, more than 500 demonstrators are arrested for illegally ‘occupying’ street in central business district during pro-democracy protest
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jul/02/hong-kong-police-detain-hundreds-protest http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-28122434

2016: ISIS attack on Dhaka café leaves 20 foreigners dead
http://gulfnews.com/news/asia/bangladesh/20-foreigners-killed-in-bangladesh-hostage-carnage-1.1856179
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-36692613

WARS, CONFLITS AND STRATEGY ON 2 JULY IN ASIAN HISTORY Updated on July 2, 2017 1582: Japanese General Akechi Mitsuhide, who forced Oda Nobugana to suicide, is defeated and killed in the Battle of Yamazaki http://www.samurai-archives.com/mitsuhide.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Yamazaki 1962: Soviet Union reaffirms on an  equivocal way its support to China on Taiwan affair 1967: The U.S. Marine Corps launched Operation Buffalo in response to the North Vietnamese Army’s efforts to seize the Marine base at Con Thien http://www.amtrac.org/1atbn/Battles/OpBuffalo.asp http://www.leatherneck.com/forums/showthread.php?10535-Operation-Buffalo http://www.criticalpast.com/products/location_history/Con_Thien_Vietnam/1960/1967 1972: At Simla (India), Indian and Pakistani premiers Indira Gandhi and Ali Bhutto sign a peace agreement after their third war http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/july-2-1972-shimla-treaty-is-signed-between-indira-gandhi-and-zulfikar-ali-bhutto http://www.jammu-kashmir.com/documents/simla.html 1976: North and South Vietnam are reunified. The Socialist Republic of Vietnam is proclaimed http://vietnamwardv.weebly.com/socialist-republic-of-vietnam-claimed.html  2004: Asean Regional Forum (ARF) accepts Pakistan as the 24th member  

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On 2 July in South Asian history

ON 2 JULY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on July 2, 2017

1757 : Nawab of Bengal Siraj-ud-Daula is captured and assassinate by Muhammad Beg at the insistence of Miran, son of Mir Zafar, his former army commander
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siraj_ud-Daulah

 1902: Birth of K. Kanapathypillai, Sri Lankan author and academic who died in 1968
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K._Kanapathypillai
http://tamilnation.co/hundredtamils/kanapathipillai.htm

1940: Indian Independence leader Subhas Chandras Bose is arrested and detained in Calcutta
http://www.kamat.com/kalranga/itihas/bose.htm

1972: At Simla (India), Indian and Pakistani premiers Indira Gandhi and Ali Bhutto sign a peace agreement after their third war
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/july-2-1972-shimla-treaty-is-signed-between-indira-gandhi-and-zulfikar-ali-bhutto
http://www.jammu-kashmir.com/documents/simla.html

2009: In India, a court rules gay sex was not a crime, a verdict that will bolster demands by gay and health groups that the government scrap a British colonial law which bans homosexual sex

2016: ISIS attack on Dhaka café leaves 20 foreigners dead
http://gulfnews.com/news/asia/bangladesh/20-foreigners-killed-in-bangladesh-hostage-carnage-1.1856179
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-36692613

On 2 July in Southeast Asian history

2002-07-02 Gusmao en Indonésie

ON 2 JULY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on July 2, 2017

1929: Birth of Imelda Marcos, widow of the Philippines former president and dictator Marcos
 http://www.biography.com/people/imelda-marcos-21062601
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/imelda-remedios-visitacion-trinidad-1667.php

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DaX5FAon3B0&feature=related

1967: The U.S. Marine Corps launch Operation Buffalo in response to the North Vietnamese Army’s efforts to seize the Marine base at Con Thien
http://www.amtrac.org/1atbn/Battles/OpBuffalo.asp
http://www.leatherneck.com/forums/showthread.php?10535-Operation-Buffalo

http://www.criticalpast.com/products/location_history/Con_Thien_Vietnam/1960/1967

1967-07-02 Operation Buffalo
1976: North and South Vietnam are reunified. The Socialist Republic of Vietnam is proclaimed
http://vietnamwardv.weebly.com/socialist-republic-of-vietnam-claimed.html

 

1990: In the Philippines, Imelda Marcos & Adnan Khashoggi are found not guilty of racketeering
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1835/today-in-philippine-history-july-2-1990-mrs-marcos-was-acquitted-of-charges-of-racketeering-fraud-by-new-york-jury

1994: Death of Maung Maung, short time president of Burma (1988), born on January 11, 1925
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maung_Maung

1995: In Thailand, the Chart Thai (Thai Nation party), led by Banharn Silpa-archa wins election, beating Chuan Leekpai Democratic Party
http://www.ipu.org/parline-e/reports/arc/2311_95.htm

2002: East-Timor leader Xanana Gusmao is welcomed with great pomp and ceremony in Jakarta. The Foreign Affairs ministers José Ramos-Horta and Hassan Wirayuda annnounce their will to open embassies
http://etan.org/et2002c/july/01-06/02jakart.htm

2002-07-02 Gusmao en Indonésie

2004: Death of Mochtar Lubis, Indonesian novelist and journalist, born on March 7, 1922
http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2008/09/21/the-irrepressible-and-intimate-mochtar-lubis.html

Mochtar Lubis
 
2004: Asean Regional Forum (ARF) accepts Pakistan as the 24th member

2010: A day after she stepped out of Malacañang, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is the subject of a 12-page complaint filed by representatives of the party-list group Bayan Muna

On 2 July in Japan’s history

ON 2 JULY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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

Updated on July 2, 2017

1582: Japanese General Akechi Mitsuhide, who forced Oda Nobugana to suicide, is defeated and killed in the Battle of Yamazaki
http://www.samurai-archives.com/mitsuhide.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Yamazaki

1950: Kinkaku-ji (Golden Pavilion), in Kyoto, Japan, is burn down
http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e3908.html

2012: Less than a week after Yoshihiko Noda, Japan’s prime minister, won approval for a controversial sales tax increase, 52 politicians have decided to quit his governing party in protest
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/07/201272558967400.html
http://www.france24.com/en/20120702-mass-party-walk-out-reduces-japanese-government-majority-sales-tax-ichiro-Ozawa

On 2 July in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 2 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 2, 2017

626: In fear of assassination, Li Shimin (future emperot Taizong) ambushes and kills his rival brothers Li Yuanji and Li Jiancheng in the incident at Wuanwu Gate
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Incident_at_Xuanwu_Gate
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Taizong_of_Tang
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/6266.html

649: Death of Li Jing, Chinese general, born in 571
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Li_Jing_(general)

706: In China, the remains of Emperor Gaozong of Tang, his wife Wu Zetian, her son Li Xian hand her grandson Li Chongrun, and granddaughter Li Xinanhui are interred in a new tomb complex outside Chang’an, known as the Qianling Mausoleum
http://www.china.org.cn/english/features/atam/115372.htm
http://www.visitourchina.com/xian/attraction/the-qianling-mausoleum.html

1937: Birth of Chinese pianist Gu Shengying who, victim of the Cutural Revolution committed suicide on January 31, 1967
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/766.html
http://biography.yishigufen.net/artist/china-piano-poet-gu-shengying-with-cd2_xxsdssy.html

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KB7ZJwHurYI

1962: Soviet Union reaffirms on an  equivocal way its support to China on Taiwan affair

1971: Birth of Chinese actress Qu Ying
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qu_Ying
http://www.bsffilmgroup.com/sed/Qu_Ying.html

2009: China’s Three Gorges starts power production in full load
http://www.power-technology.com/projects/gorges/

2011: In Hong Kong, more than 200,000 demonstrators stage a peaceful rally against government policies and soaring property prices. Protesters vented their frustration at a slew of issues including a controversial plan to scrap by-elections
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-14000584
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2011/07/201172154518325

2014: In Hong Kong, more than 500 demonstrators are arrested for illegally ‘occupying’ street in central business district during pro-democracy protest
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jul/02/hong-kong-police-detain-hundreds-protest http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-28122434