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On 5 July in Asian history

1950-07-05 Battle of Osan

ON 5 JULY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 5, 2015

967: Death of Emperor Murakami of Japan, born on July 14, 926
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Murakami

980: Birth of Mokjong of Goryeo, King of Korea, slain on March 2, 1009
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mokjong_of_Goryeo

1594: Portuguese forces under the command of Pedro Lopes de Sousa begins an unsuccessful invasion of the Kingdom of Kandy during the Campaign of Danture in Sri Lanka
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Campaign_of_Danture

1653: Birth of Thomas Pitt, British Governor of Madras who died on April 28, 1726
http://www.berkshirehistory.com/bios/tpitt.html

1826: Death of Stamford Raffles, founder of Singapore, born on July 6, 1781
http://www.biographybase.com/biography/Raffles_Thomas_Stamford.html

1833: Lê Văn Khôi along with 27 soldiers stage a mutiny taking over the Phiên An citadel, developing into the Lê Văn Khôi revolt against Emperor Minh Mạng
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L%C3%AA_V%C4%83n_Kh%C3%B4i_revolt

1861: British legation in Edo (Japan)

1882: Birth of Inayat Khan, Indian sufi, who died on February 5, 1927
http://www.om-guru.com/html/saints/khan.html

1884: US Congress adopts the 2nd Chinese Exclusion Act
http://www.fjc.gov/history/home.nsf/page/tu_exclusion_doc_3.html

1898: Birth of Yip Man, first martial arts master to teach Chinese martial art of Wing Chun, who died on December 2, 1972
http://www.cheungswingchun.com/g/999/yip-man.html

1907: Birth of Yang Shangkun, Communist general, president of the People’s Republic of China (1987-1993) who died on September 14, 1998
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yang_Shangkun
http://www.people.com.cn/english/9809/21/a101.html

1945: Liberation of the Philippines from Japanese is declared

1950: During of the Korean War, Battle of Osan in which the US Task Force Smith engages American and North Korean forces first clash

1950-07-05 Battle of Osanhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Osan
http://www.sldinfo.com/remembering-the-battle-of-osan-an-enduring-alliance/
http://www.nj.gov/military/korea/factsheets/tfsmith.html
http://johnsmilitaryhistory.com/tfsmith.html


1951: Birth of Keiko Fuji, Japanese enka singer who died on August 22, 2013
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keiko_Fuji

1956: In Laos, Prince Souvanna Phouma, Prime Minister for the second time, up to November 13, 1958, succeeding Katay Don Sasorith

1959: In Indonesia, the 1945 constitution abrogated in 1949 is restored
http://www.humanrights.asia/countries/indonesia/countries/indonesia/laws/uud1945_en

1963: Sino-Soviet talks begin in Moscow to discuss the widening split between Moscow and Beijing over ideological differences.On July 21, both countries will issue a joint statement that the talks have ended, and that the delegations have failed to reach any agreement except to recess

1968: Birth of Kenji Ito, Japanese composer
 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kenji_Ito

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X0vhct4jB9o

1968: Birth of Ken Akamatsu, Japanese manga artist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ken_Akamatsu
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=378
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0990972/

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

1977: Pakistani premier Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto is overthrown in a military coup led by the Chief of Army Staff, General Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq, who imposes Martial Law and the elections are postponed
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Fair_Play
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Zulfikar_Ali_Bhutto

Ali Bhutto 3

1984: Birth of Yu Yamada, Ryukyuan model, actress and singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yu_Yamada
http://jdorama.com/index.1504.htm

1987: First instance of the LTTE using suicide attacks on Sri Lankan Army. The Black Tigers are born and in the following years continue to use it to deadly effect
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LTTE_Black_Tiger

1994 : Malayalam writer Vaikom Mohammed Basheer, 86, dies in Kerala
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vaikom_Muhammad_Basheer
http://www.frontline.in/other/a-lone-traveller/article6808006.ece
http://www.frontline.in/static/html/fl2502/stories/20080201501110100.htm

1995: Death of Takeo Fukuda, Japanese Prime Minister (December 1976-December 1978)
http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=990CE2D81F31F935A35754C0A963958260

1997: Sri Lankan Tamil member of parliament A. Thangathurai is shot dead at Sri Shanmuga Hindu Ladies College in Trincomalee
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A._Thangathurai
http://www.uthr.org/Rajan/Thanga.htm

1999: President Clinton imposes trade and economic sanctions against the Taliban regime in Afghanistan2004: First Indonesian presidential election by the nation. On five condidates General Yudhoyono is the leader with 33 % of the votes and Megawati Sukarnoputri second with 26,25 %. Second round on September 20
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indonesian_presidential_election,_2004

2006: Death of Thirunalloor Karunakaran, Indian poet, born on October 8, 1924
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thirunalloor_Karunakaran

2006: North Korea tests four short-range missiles, one medium-range missile and a long-range Taepodong-2. who reportedly fails in mid-air over the Sea of Japan
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2006_North_Korean_missile_test
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/5152918.stm

2008: Death of Thich Huyen Quang, leader of the Uninified Buddhist Church and dissident, born on September 19, 1919
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2008/sep/03/buddhism
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/thich-huyen-quang-dissident-buddhist-leader-865843.html
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/07/06/AR2008070602106.html

Thich Huyen Quang

2009: Violence in China’s restive western region of Xinjiang has left at least 140 people dead and more than 800 people injured, state media say. Several hundred people have also been arrested after the violence erupted in the city of Urumqi
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8135203.stm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/July_2009_%C3%9Cr%C3%BCmqi_riots

2010: Chinese actor Jia Hongsheng, born on March 19, 1967, commits suicide
http://english.cri.cn/6909/2010/07/05/53s581095_1.htm

2013: Pakistan’s new government has allowed a ban on the death penalty to expire, in a move condemned as « shocking and retrograde » by London-based rights group Amnesty International
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2013/07/2013758546675143.html

2013: Death of Ama Quiambao, Filipino actress,born January 19, 1947
http://www.pep.ph/news/39390/veteran-actress-ama-quiambao-passes-away-at-65
http://lifestyle.inquirer.net/111985/veteran-actress-ama-quiambao-66-2

2014: A Taliban bomb attack on the outskirts of Kabul set fire to some 200 fuel trucks that the militants claimed were supplying foreign troops in Afghanistan
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-28173990
http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/asia/419040/taliban-set-200-fuel-trucks-on-fire-in-kabul

2015: Death of Yoichiro Nambu, Japanese-American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate, born on January 18, 1921
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/07/18/us/yoichiro-nambu-nobel-winning-physicist-dies-at-94.html?_r=0
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yoichiro_Nambu

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 5 July in Asian history

1950-07-05 Battle of Osan

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 5 JULY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 5, 2017

1594: Portuguese forces under the command of Pedro Lopes de Sousa begins an unsuccessful invasion of the Kingdom of Kandy during the Campaign of Danture in Sri Lanka
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Campaign_of_Danture

1833: Lê Văn Khôi along with 27 soldiers stage a mutiny taking over the Phiên An citadel, developing into the Lê Văn Khôi revolt against Emperor Minh Mạng
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L%C3%AA_V%C4%83n_Kh%C3%B4i_revolt

1945: Liberation of the Philippines from Japanese is declared

1950: During of the Korean War, Battle of Osan in which the US Task Force Smith engages American and North Korean forces first clash

1950-07-05 Battle of Osanhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Osan
http://www.sldinfo.com/remembering-the-battle-of-osan-an-enduring-alliance/
http://www.nj.gov/military/korea/factsheets/tfsmith.html
http://johnsmilitaryhistory.com/tfsmith.html


1963: Sino-Soviet talks begin in Moscow to discuss the widening split between Moscow and Beijing over ideological differences.On July 21, both countries will issue a joint statement that the talks have ended, and that the delegations have failed to reach any agreement except to recess

1977: Pakistani premier Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto is overthrown in a military coup led by the Chief of Army Staff, General Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq, who imposes Martial Law and the elections are postponed
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Fair_Play
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Zulfikar_Ali_Bhutto

Ali Bhutto 3

1987: First instance of the LTTE using suicide attacks on Sri Lankan Army. The Black Tigers are born and in the following years continue to use it to deadly effect
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LTTE_Black_Tiger

1999: President Clinton imposes trade and economic sanctions against the Taliban regime in Afghanistan

2006: North Korea tests four short-range missiles, one medium-range missile and a long-range Taepodong-2. who reportedly fails in mid-air over the Sea of Japan
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2006_North_Korean_missile_test
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/5152918.stm

2014: A Taliban bomb attack on the outskirts of Kabul set fire to some 200 fuel trucks that the militants claimed were supplying foreign troops in Afghanistan
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-28173990

On 5 July in South Asian history

ON 5 JULY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on July 5, 2017

1594: Portuguese forces under the command of Pedro Lopes de Sousa begins an unsuccessful invasion of the Kingdom of Kandy during the Campaign of Danture in Sri Lanka
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Campaign_of_Danture

1653: Birth of Thomas Pitt, British Governor of Madras who died on April 28, 1726
http://www.berkshirehistory.com/bios/tpitt.html

1882: Birth of Inayat Khan, Indian sufi, who died on February 5, 1927
http://www.om-guru.com/html/saints/khan.html

1977: Pakistani premier Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto is overthrown in a military coup led by the Chief of Army Staff, General Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq, who imposes Martial Law and the elections are postponed
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Fair_Play
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Zulfikar_Ali_Bhutto

Ali Bhutto 3

1987: First instance of the LTTE using suicide attacks on Sri Lankan Army. The Black Tigers are born and in the following years continue to use it to deadly effect
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LTTE_Black_Tiger

1994 : Malayalam writer Vaikom Mohammed Basheer, 86, dies in Kerala
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vaikom_Muhammad_Basheer
http://www.frontline.in/other/a-lone-traveller/article6808006.ece
http://www.frontline.in/static/html/fl2502/stories/20080201501110100.htm

1997: Sri Lankan Tamil member of parliament A. Thangathurai is shot dead at Sri Shanmuga Hindu Ladies College in Trincomalee
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A._Thangathurai
http://www.uthr.org/Rajan/Thanga.htm

1999: President Clinton imposes trade and economic sanctions against the Taliban regime in Afghanistan

2006: Death of Thirunalloor Karunakaran, Indian poet, born on October 8, 1924
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thirunalloor_Karunakaran

2013: Pakistan’s new government has allowed a ban on the death penalty to expire, in a move condemned as « shocking and retrograde » by London-based rights group Amnesty International
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2013/07/2013758546675143.html

2014: A Taliban bomb attack on the outskirts of Kabul set fire to some 200 fuel trucks that the militants claimed were supplying foreign troops in Afghanistan
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-28173990

On 5 July in Southeast Asian history

Thich Huyen Quang

ON 5 JULY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on July 5, 2017

1826: Death of Stamford Raffles, founder of Singapore, born on July 6, 1781
http://www.biographybase.com/biography/Raffles_Thomas_Stamford.html

1833: Lê Văn Khôi along with 27 soldiers stage a mutiny taking over the Phiên An citadel, developing into the Lê Văn Khôi revolt against Emperor Minh Mạng
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L%C3%AA_V%C4%83n_Kh%C3%B4i_revolt

1945: Liberation of the Philippines from Japanese is declared

1956: In Laos, Prince Souvanna Phouma, Prime Minister for the second time, up to November 13, 1958, succeeding Katay Don Sasorith

1959: In Indonesia, the 1945 constitution abrogated in 1949 is restored
http://www.humanrights.asia/countries/indonesia/countries/indonesia/laws/uud1945_en

1999: Former president Suharto lodges a civil lawsuit against New York-based Time magazine demanding Rp 189 trillion (US$27 billion) in compensation for suggesting that he and his family had amassed a $15 billion fortune during his 32-year reign

2004: First Indonesian presidential election by the nation. On five condidates General Yudhoyono is the leader with 33 % of the votes and Megawati Sukarnoputri second with 26,25 %. Second round on September 20
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indonesian_presidential_election,_2004

2008: Death of Thich Huyen Quang, leader of the Uninified Buddhist Church and dissident, born on September 19, 1919
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2008/sep/03/buddhism
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/thich-huyen-quang-dissident-buddhist-leader-865843.html
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/07/06/AR2008070602106.html

Thich Huyen Quang

2013: Death of Ama Quiambao, Filipino actress,born January 19, 1947
http://www.pep.ph/news/39390/veteran-actress-ama-quiambao-passes-away-at-65
http://lifestyle.inquirer.net/111985/veteran-actress-ama-quiambao-66-2

On 5 July in Japan’s history

ON 5 JULY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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

Updated on July 5, 2017

967: Death of Emperor Murakami of Japan, born on July 14, 926
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Murakami

1861: British legation in Edo

1945: Liberation of the Philippines from Japanese is declared

1951: Birth of Keiko Fuji, Japanese enka singer who died on August 22, 2013
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keiko_Fuji

1968: Birth of Kenji Ito, Japanese composer
 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kenji_Ito

1968: Birth of Ken Akamatsu, Japanese manga artist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ken_Akamatsu
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=378
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0990972/

1984: Birth of Yu Yamada, Ryukyuan model, actress and singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yu_Yamada
http://jdorama.com/index.1504.htm

1995: Death of Takeo Fukuda, Japanese Prime Minister (December 1976-December 1978)
http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=990CE2D81F31F935A35754C0A963958260

2015: Death of Yoichiro Nambu, Japanese-American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate, born on January 18, 1921
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/07/18/us/yoichiro-nambu-nobel-winning-physicist-dies-at-94.html?_r=0
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yoichiro_Nambu

 

On 5 July in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 5 JULY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on July 5, 2017

1884: US Congress adopts the 2nd Chinese Exclusion Act
http://www.fjc.gov/history/home.nsf/page/tu_exclusion_doc_3.html

1898: Birth of Yip Man, first martial arts master to teach Chinese martial art of Wing Chun, who died on December 2, 1972
http://www.cheungswingchun.com/g/999/yip-man.html

1907: Birth of Yang Shangkun, Communist general, president of the People’s Republic of China (1987-1993) who died on September 14, 1998
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yang_Shangkun
http://www.people.com.cn/english/9809/21/a101.html

1963: Sino-Soviet talks begin in Moscow to discuss the widening split between Moscow and Beijing over ideological differences.On July 21, both countries will issue a joint statement that the talks have ended, and that the delegations have failed to reach any agreement except to recess

2009: Violence in China’s restive western region of Xinjiang has left at least 140 people dead and more than 800 people injured, state media say. Several hundred people have also been arrested after the violence erupted in the city of Urumqi
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8135203.stm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/July_2009_%C3%9Cr%C3%BCmqi_riots

2010: Chinese actor Jia Hongsheng, born on March 19, 1967, commits suicide
http://www.filmbiz.asia/news/jia-hongsheng-tumbles-to-his-death
http://english.cri.cn/6909/2010/07/05/53s581095_1.htm