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On 4 July in Asian history

ON 4 JULY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 4, 2017

192: Death of Chinese Han Dynasty Politicians Wang Yun, born in 137
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wang_Yun_(Eastern_Han)
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/6344.html

943: Death of Taejo of Goryeo, ruler of Korea, born on January 31, 877
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taejo_of_Goryeo

1330: Birth of Ashikaga Yoshiakira, Japanese shogun who died in 1367
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ashikaga_Yoshiakira
http://www.japan-photo.de/e-yoshiakira.htm

1687: Siamese defence troops open fire on the English vessel James, one of the two frigates of the English East India Company trying to capture the port of Mergui and succeed in sinking the ship

1868: By the Battle of Ueno, in the city of Edo (Tokyo), the last forces of Japan’s Tokugawa shogunate are defeated, completing the Meiji Restoration
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Ueno

1871: Russian forces, led by General Kaufman, invade the Chinese Ili Valley (Xinjiang)

1887: The future founder of Pakistan, Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, joins Sindh-Madrasa-tul-Islam hight school, Karachi

1896: Birth of Chinese writer Mao Dun who died on March 27, 1981
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mao_Dun
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Mao_Dun

1897: Birth of Alluri Seetarama Raju, Indian Freedom Fighter, executed in 1924
http://www.mapsofindia.com/who-is-who/history/alluri-seetarama-raju.html
http://greatfightersindia.blogspot.fr/2012/04/alluri-seetharama-raju-name-alluri.html

1897 : Birth of Punjabi novelist Nanak Singh who died on December 28, 1971
http://www.sikh-heritage.co.uk/writers/Nanak%20singh/nanaksingh.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nanak_Singh
https://www.thesikhencyclopedia.com/biographies/famous-sikh-personalities/singh-nanak-1897-1971

1902: President Theodore Roosevelt’s Proclamation 483 – Granting Pardon and Amnesty to Participants in Insurrection in the Philippines, formally Ending the Philippine « Insurrection »
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1404/today-in-philippine-history-july-4-1902-roosevelt-granted-amnesty-to-filipinos-who-revolted-against-spain-and-continued-it-against-the-
http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/ws/?pid=69569

1902: Death of Swami Vivekananda, Indian spiritual leader, born on January 12, 1863
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swami_Vivekananda

1910: In a mutual defense agreements, Japan and Russia delineate their spheres of influence in Manchuria
http://encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/Russo-Japanese+Treaties+and+Agreements
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/6358.html

1920: The provisional government of Siberia’s Maritime Province agrees to hand over parts of the strategic oil- and coal-rich Sakhalin Islands to Japan 

1927: In East India (now Indonesia), Sukarno and Dr. Cipto Mangunkusumo found the Perserikatan Nasional Indonesia (PNI)

1939: Huỳnh Phú Sổ founds Hòa Hảo Buddhism
http://readtiger.com/wkp/en/H%C3%B2a_H%E1%BA%A3o
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hu%E1%BB%B3nh_Ph%C3%BA_S%E1%BB%95

1946: Formal independence of the Philippines. The USA keeps the retention of major military bases and business citizenship for American trading
http://countrystudies.us/philippines/22.htm


https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1655/treaty-of-general-relations-between-the-united-states-of-america-and-the-republic-of-the-philippines 

1947: The « Indian Independence Bill » is presented before British House of Commons, suggesting bifurcation of British India into two sovereign countries – India and Pakistan
http://pakistanspace.tripod.com/archives/47indian.htm

1949: Birth of Todung Mulya Lubis, the most prominent human-rights voice in Indonesia
http://www.sourcewatch.org/index.php?title=Todung_Mulya_Lubis

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6f1fJUCHZS8

1957: Birth of Princess Chulabhorn of Thailand
http://www.pattayamail.com/414/news.htm#hd1
https://cgilearningcenter.wordpress.com/category/h-r-h-princess-chulabhorn-royal-biography/

Princess Chulabhorn

1962: After Ne Win’s coup, the Burma Socialist Program Party is formed by the military-led Revolutionary Council. The only one authorized party
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burma_Socialist_Programme_Party

1963: Gen. Tran Van Don informs Lucien Conein of the CIA that certain officers are planning a coup against South Vietnamese President Ngo Dinh Diem. President John F. Kennedy, who had come to the conclusion that the Diem government should no longer be in command, sent word that the United States would not interfere with the coup
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/south-vietnamese-officers-plot-coup

1972: After secret negociations, the two Koreas publish a join statement on their will to reunify the country
http://www.monde-diplomatique.fr/dossiers/coree/A/1905
http://www2.law.columbia.edu/course_00S_L9436_001/North%20Korea%20materials/74js-en.htm

1973: Birth of Gackt, Japanese singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gackt

1984: Birth of Akanishi Jin, Japanese singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Akanishi_Jin


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fGXADMbJ6m4

1986: Birth of Takahisa Masuda, Japanese singer
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Masuda_Takahisa

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1dQopH9GZc0

1987: Taiwan Prime Minister Yu Kuo-hwa offers a bill to end 38-year Martial Law
http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9B0DE1D9113CF937A35754C0A961948260

1996: Border agreement between China and Kirghiztan

1998: Japan launches the Nozomi probe to Mars, and thus joins the United States and Russia as a space exploring nation
https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/japan-launches-its-first-mars-probe-39376/

mars-nozomi-art-bg

1999: In Washington, Pakistan’s prime minister Sharif agrees to withdraw Pakistanese troops which crossed the border to Indian Kashmir

2008: Cross-strait charter direct flight between mainland China and Taiwan started
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7488965.stm

2011: A day after she led Pheu Thai party to a landslide victory in parliamentary elections in Thailand, Yingluck Shinawatra has announced a new five-party coalition government.
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2011/07/20117465127320221.html
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/05/world/asia/05thailand.html?_r=1&ref=asia

2011: Thai outgoing Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva resigns as leader of the Democrat Party after its resounding defeat in general election
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2011-07-04/outgoing-thai-pm-resigns-as-party-leader/2781982

2012: French troops hand over the key Afghan province of Kapisa to local forces as President François Hollande’s promises to bring France’s forces home gets under way. But they will continue to train Afghan security forces in the province.
http://www.english.rfi.fr/asia-pacific/20120704-french-army-hands-over-control-kapisa-afghan-forces

2013: The Association of Southeast Asian Nations appeared to make progress on addressing territorial disputes in the South China Sea. Following meetings in Brunei, the group announced that China had agreed to discuss a set of rules known as the “code of conduct” to avoid conflict in the disputed waters
http://www.voanews.com/content/asean-south-china-sea-dispute-heads-to-beijing-for-talks/1694932.html

2013: India’s defence minister A.K. Antony in first trip to China in 7 years
http://www.dawn.com/news/1022784
http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/antony-leaves-for-china-first-visit-by-defence-minister-in-7-years/article4880003.ece
http://tribune.com.pk/story/572411/indias-defence-minister-in-first-trip-to-china-in-7-years/


Holidays and observances

Philippines: Filipino-American Friendship Day renamed Republic Day

Wars, conflits and strategy on 4 July in Asian history

WARS, CONFLITS AND STRATEGY ON 4 JULY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on July 4, 2017

1687: Siamese defence troops open fire on the English vessel James, one of the two frigates of the English East India Company trying to capture the port of Mergui and succeed in sinking the ship

1868: By the Battle of Ueno, in the city of Edo (Tokyo), the last forces of Japan’s Tokugawa shogunate are defeated, completing the Meiji Restoration
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Ueno

1871: Russian forces, led by General Kaufman, invade the Chinese Ili Valley (Xinjiang)

1902: President Theodore Roosevelt’s Proclamation 483 – Granting Pardon and Amnesty to Participants in Insurrection in the Philippines, formally Ending the Philippine « Insurrection »
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1404/today-in-philippine-history-july-4-1902-roosevelt-granted-amnesty-to-filipinos-who-revolted-against-spain-and-continued-it-against-the-
http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/ws/?pid=69569

1910: In a mutual defense agreements, Japan and Russia delineate their spheres of influence in Manchuria
http://encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/Russo-Japanese+Treaties+and+Agreements
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/6358.html

1920: The provisional government of Siberia’s Maritime Province agrees to hand over parts of the strategic oil- and coal-rich Sakhalin Islands to Japan 

1946: Formal independence of the Philippines. The USA keeps the retention of major military bases and business citizenship for American trading

http://countrystudies.us/philippines/22.htm
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1655/treaty-of-general-relations-between-the-united-states-of-america-and-the-republic-of-the-philippines

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=erw89kwy8II&feature=related

1947: The « Indian Independence Bill » is presented before British House of Commons, suggesting bifurcation of British India into two sovereign countries – India and Pakistan
http://pakistanspace.tripod.com/archives/47indian.htm

1963: Gen. Tran Van Don informs Lucien Conein of the CIA that certain officers are planning a coup against South Vietnamese President Ngo Dinh Diem. President John F. Kennedy, who had come to the conclusion that the Diem government should no longer be in command, sent word that the United States would not interfere with the coup
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/south-vietnamese-officers-plot-coup

1972: After secret negociations, the two Koreas publish a join statement on their will to reunify the country
http://www.monde-diplomatique.fr/dossiers/coree/A/1905
http://www2.law.columbia.edu/course_00S_L9436_001/North%20Korea%20materials/74js-en.htm

1996: Border agreement between China and Kirghiztan

1998: Japan launches the Nozomi probe to Mars, and thus joins the United States and Russia as a space exploring nation.

1999: In Washington, Pakistan’s prime minister Sharif agrees to withdraw Pakistanese troops which crossed the border to Indian Kashmir

2006: The Nathula Pass between India and China, sealed during the 1962 Sino-Indian War re-opened for trade after 44 years

2012: French troops hand over the key Afghan province of Kapisa to local forces as President François Hollande’s promises to bring France’s forces home gets under way. But they will continue to train Afghan security forces in the province.
http://www.english.rfi.fr/asia-pacific/20120704-french-army-hands-over-control-kapisa-afghan-forces

2013: The Association of Southeast Asian Nations appeared to make progress on addressing territorial disputes in the South China Sea. Following meetings in Brunei, the group announced that China had agreed to discuss a set of rules known as the “code of conduct” to avoid conflict in the disputed waters
http://www.voanews.com/content/asean-south-china-sea-dispute-heads-to-beijing-for-talks/1694932.html

2013: India’s defence minister A.K. Antony in first trip to China in 7 years
http://www.dawn.com/news/1022784
http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/antony-leaves-for-china-first-visit-by-defence-minister-in-7-years/article4880003.ece
http://tribune.com.pk/story/572411/indias-defence-minister-in-first-trip-to-china-in-7-years/

 

On 4 July in South Asian history

ON 4 JULY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on July 4, 2017

1887: The future founder of Pakistan, Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, joins Sindh-Madrasa-tul-Islam hight school, Karachi

1897: Birth of Alluri Seetarama Raju, Indian Freedom Fighter, executed in 1924
http://www.mapsofindia.com/who-is-who/history/alluri-seetarama-raju.html
http://greatfightersindia.blogspot.fr/2012/04/alluri-seetharama-raju-name-alluri.html

1897 : Birth of Punjabi novelist Nanak Singh who died on December 28, 1971
http://www.sikh-heritage.co.uk/writers/Nanak%20singh/nanaksingh.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nanak_Singh
https://www.thesikhencyclopedia.com/biographies/famous-sikh-personalities/singh-nanak-1897-1971

1902: Death of Swami Vivekananda, Indian spiritual leader, born on January 12, 1863
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swami_Vivekananda

1947: The « Indian Independence Bill » is presented before British House of Commons, suggesting bifurcation of British India into two sovereign countries – India and Pakistan
http://pakistanspace.tripod.com/archives/47indian.htm

1999: In Washington, Pakistan’s prime minister Sharif agrees to withdraw Pakistanese troops which crossed the border to Indian Kashmir

2012: French troops hand over the key Afghan province of Kapisa to local forces as President François Hollande’s promises to bring France’s forces home gets under way. But they will continue to train Afghan security forces in the province.
http://www.english.rfi.fr/asia-pacific/20120704-french-army-hands-over-control-kapisa-afghan-forces

2013: India’s defence minister Antony in first trip to China in 7 years
http://www.dawn.com/news/1022784
http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/antony-leaves-for-china-first-visit-by-defence-minister-in-7-years/article4880003.ece
http://tribune.com.pk/story/572411/indias-defence-minister-in-first-trip-to-china-in-7-years/

On 4 July in Southeast Asian history

ON 4 JULY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on July 4, 2017

1687: Siamese defence troops open fire on the English vessel James, one of the two frigates of the English East India Company trying to capture the port of Mergui and succeed in sinking the ship

1902: President Theodore Roosevelt’s Proclamation 483 – Granting Pardon and Amnesty to Participants in Insurrection in the Philippines, formally Ending the Philippine « Insurrection »
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1404/today-in-philippine-history-july-4-1902-roosevelt-granted-amnesty-to-filipinos-who-revolted-against-spain-and-continued-it-against-the-
http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/ws/?pid=69569

1927: In East India (now Indonesia), Sukarno and Dr. Cipto Mangunkusumo found the Perserikatan Nasional Indonesia (PNI)

1939: Huỳnh Phú Sổ founds Hòa Hảo Buddhism
http://readtiger.com/wkp/en/H%C3%B2a_H%E1%BA%A3o
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hu%E1%BB%B3nh_Ph%C3%BA_S%E1%BB%95

1946: Formal independence of the Philippines. The USA keeps the retention of major military bases and business citizenship for American trading

http://countrystudies.us/philippines/22.htm
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1655/treaty-of-general-relations-between-the-united-states-of-america-and-the-republic-of-the-philippines

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=erw89kwy8II&feature=related

1949: Birth of Todung Mulya Lubis, the most prominent human-rights voice in Indonesia
http://www.sourcewatch.org/index.php?title=Todung_Mulya_Lubis

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6f1fJUCHZS8

1957: Birth of Princess Chulabhorn of Thailand
http://www.pattayamail.com/414/news.htm#hd1
https://cgilearningcenter.wordpress.com/category/h-r-h-princess-chulabhorn-royal-biography/

Princess Chulabhorn

1962: After Ne Win’s coup, the Burma Socialist Program Party is formed by the military-led Revolutionary Council. The only one authorized party
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burma_Socialist_Programme_Party

1963: Gen. Tran Van Don informs Lucien Conein of the CIA that certain officers are planning a coup against South Vietnamese President Ngo Dinh Diem. President John F. Kennedy, who had come to the conclusion that the Diem government should no longer be in command, sent word that the United States would not interfere with the coup
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/south-vietnamese-officers-plot-coup

2011: A day after she led Pheu Thai party to a landslide victory in parliamentary elections in Thailand, Yingluck Shinawatra has announced a new five-party coalition government.
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2011/07/20117465127320221.html
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/05/world/asia/05thailand.html?_r=1&ref=asia

2011: Thai outgoing Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva resigns as leader of the Democrat Party after its resounding defeat in general election
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2011-07-04/outgoing-thai-pm-resigns-as-party-leader/2781982

2013: The Association of Southeast Asian Nations appeared to make progress on addressing territorial disputes in the South China Sea. Following meetings in Brunei, the group announced that China had agreed to discuss a set of rules known as the “code of conduct” to avoid conflict in the disputed waters
http://www.voanews.com/content/asean-south-china-sea-dispute-heads-to-beijing-for-talks/1694932.html

 

Holidays and observances

Philippines: Filipino-American Friendship Day renamed Republic Day

On 4 July in Japan’s history

ON 4 JULY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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

Updated on July 4, 2017

1330: Birth of Ashikaga Yoshiakira, Japanese shogun who died in 1367
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ashikaga_Yoshiakira
http://www.japan-photo.de/e-yoshiakira.htm

1868: By the Battle of Ueno, in the city of Edo (Tokyo), the last forces of Japan’s Tokugawa shogunate are defeated, completing the Meiji Restoration
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Ueno

1910: In a mutual defense agreements, Japan and Russia delineate their spheres of influence in Manchuria
http://encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/Russo-Japanese+Treaties+and+Agreements

1920: The provisional government of Siberia’s Maritime Province agrees to hand over parts of the strategic oil- and coal-rich Sakhalin Islands to Japan 

1973: Birth of Gackt, Japanese singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gackt

1984: Birth of Akanishi Jin, Japanese singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Akanishi_Jin


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fGXADMbJ6m4

1986: Birth of Takahisa Masuda, Japanese singer
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Masuda_Takahisa

1998: Japan launches the Nozomi probe to Mars, and thus joins the United States and Russia as a space exploring nation
https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/japan-launches-its-first-mars-probe-39376/

mars-nozomi-art-bg

On 4 July in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 4 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 4, 2017

192: Death of Chinese Han Dynasty Politicians Wang Yun, born in 137
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wang_Yun_(Eastern_Han)
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/6344.html

1871: Russian forces, led by General Kaufman, invade the Chinese Ili Valley (Xinjiang)

1896: Birth of Chinese writer Mao Dun who died on March 27, 1981
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mao_Dun
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Mao_Dun

1910: In a mutual defense agreements, Japan and Russia delineate their spheres of influence in Manchuria
http://encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/Russo-Japanese+Treaties+and+Agreements
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/6358.html

1987: Taiwan Prime Minister Yu Kuo-hwa offers a bill to end 38-year Martial Law
http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9B0DE1D9113CF937A35754C0A961948260

1996: Border agreement between China and Kirghiztan

2006: The Nathula Pass between India and China, sealed during the 1962 Sino-Indian War re-opened for trade after 44 years

2008: Cross-strait charter direct flight between mainland China and Taiwan started
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7488965.stm

2013: The Association of Southeast Asian Nations appeared to make progress on addressing territorial disputes in the South China Sea. Following meetings in Brunei, the group announced that China had agreed to discuss a set of rules known as the “code of conduct” to avoid conflict in the disputed waters
http://www.voanews.com/content/asean-south-china-sea-dispute-heads-to-beijing-for-talks/1694932.html
http://www.asianewsnet.net/Koreas-to-meet-on-Gaeseong-48803.html

2013: India’s defence minister in first trip to China in 7 years
http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/antony-leaves-for-china-first-visit-by-defence-minister-in-7-years/article4880003.ece
http://tribune.com.pk/story/572411/indias-defence-minister-in-first-trip-to-china-in-7-years/