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On 6 July in Asian history

ON 6 JULY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 6, 2017

1017: Death of Genshin, Japanese Buddhist scholar, born in 942
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genshin
http://fraughtwithperil.com/rbeck/2006/11/05/genshin-nembutsu-and-the-four-dictums/

1411: Ming Dynasty Admiral Zheng He returned to Nanjing after his second voyage and presented the Sinhalese king, captured during the Ming–Kotte War, to the Yongle Emperor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ming%E2%80%93Kotte_War

1663: Treaty of Painan (West Sumatra) : coastal areas of Minangkabau, including Padang, become a protectorate of the VOC, which guarantees them security against raids from Aceh

1781: Birth of Stamford Raffles, founder of Singapore, who died on 5 July 1826
http://www.nndb.com/people/709/000104397/

1782: Battle of Nepapatam between French and British navies off Tamil Nadu (India)
http://xenophongroup.com/mcjoynt/suffren.htm

1837: Birth of Ramakrishna Gopal Bhandarkar, Indian Scholar, who died on August 1925
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/72430.cms

1868: Death of Sanosuke Harada, Japanese Shinsengumi Captain (b. 1840)
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Harada_Sanosuke
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harada_Sanosuke
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shinsengumi

1892: Dadabhai Naoroji is the first Indian to become a member of the British parliament
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/dadabhai-naoroji.html

1901: Birth of Syama Prasad Mookerjee, Indian politician who founded the nationalist Bharatiya Jana Sangha, who died on June 23, 1953
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Syama_Prasad_Mukherjee
http://www.shyamaprasad.org/biography.htm
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/july-6-1901-founder-of-bharatiya-jana-sangha-dr.-syama-prasad-mookerjee-is-born

1904: Two Russian cruisers move into the Red Sea and begin to stop ships of Britain, Germany, and other nations they believe friendly to Japan

1930: Birth of Balamuralikrishna, Indian Carnatic musician, poet and composer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M._Balamuralikrishna

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Emc18GpAeRY

1935: Birth of Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama and Nobel Peace Prize laureate
http://www.dalailama.com/biography/a-brief-biography
http://www.tribuneindia.com/2009/20090406/dplus.htm#1
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/14th_Dalai_Lama

1943: In Solomon Island, inconclusive US-Japan naval battle of Kula Gulf
http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/battles_kula_gulf.html
http://destroyerhistory.org/actions/kulagulf/

1943-07-06 Battle of Kula Gulf

 1944: Japanese Admiral Chuichi Nagumo shots himself at Saipan to avoid to be captured by the US soldiers, born on March 25, 1887
http://ww2db.com/person_bio.php?person_id=11

1946: Opening of the Conference of Fontainebleau between France the government of Ho Chih Min. Phan Van Dong protests against the creation of the independent state of Cochin China and accuses the French authorities of having violated the accords of March 6

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=82lYjTULVLU

1955: President Ngo Dinh Diem says South Vietnam not bound by Geneva Agreements
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/diem-says-south-vietnam-not-bound-by-geneva-agreements

1961: Signature, at Moscow, of a treaty of Amity, cooperation and mutual assistance between Soviet Union and North Korea
http://www.ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp/~worldjpn/documents/texts/docs/19610706.T1E.html

1962: Rangoon university student protests start against the Military coup led by Ne Win

1986: Death of Jagjivan Ram, Indian politician, born April 5, 1908
http://go4gkgreatindians.blogspot.fr/2013/04/jagjivan-ram.html

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yk-QHrVaoH4

1986: In the Philippine, start of ex-minister Arturo Tolentino failed coup
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arturo_Tolentino
http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,147536,00.html

1986 Premier Nakasone’s Liberal Democratic Party wins Japan’s election
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_general_election,_1986
http://articles.latimes.com/1986-07-05/news/mn-20201_1_lower-house

1987: In India, Sikhs extremists make their first of three attacks. Over the two-day  period a total of 72 are killed by the extremists
http://www.nytimes.com/1987/07/08/world/34-hindus-killed-in-new-bus-raids-sikhs-suspected.html

1990: Birth of Ajoo, South Korean singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ajoo

1997: Death of Chetan Anand, Indian director and screenwriter, born on January 3,  1921
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chetan_Anand_(director)
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0025608/

1998: Hong Kong’s Kai Tak Airport is closed and the new Hong Kong International Airport at Chek Lap Kok becomes operational

Chek Lap Kok Airport

2002: In Kabul, vice-president Hadji Abdul Kadir is assassinated
http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/2002/jul/08/guardianobituaries.afghanistan

2006: The Nathula Pass between India and China, sealed during the Sino-Indian War, re-opens for trade after 44 years
http://thinkingparticle.com/articles/nathula-pass
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/5150682.stm

2010: Sri Lankans protesters besiege UN’s Sri-Lankan office demanding the UN end investigations into alleged war crimes
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/world/south_asia/10519247.stm
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/07/world/asia/07lanka.html?ref=asia

2011: Death of noted filmmaker Mani Kaul, who was considered one of the pioneers of new Indian cinema
http://www.thehindu.com/arts/cinema/article2163928.ece
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/bollywood/news-interviews/Mani-Kaul-was-by-far-our-most-original-filmmaker/articleshow/9127838.cms
http://www.chaosmag.in/manikaul.html

2012: The Chinese Ministry of Health has lifted a 14-year-old ban on lesbians donating blood in effect as of July 1
http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/06/world/asia/china-lesbian-blood-donors/index.html?hpt=ias_c1

2014: The Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader of the Tibetan people, has reiterated his plea to Buddhists in Myanmar and Sri Lanka to halt violence against Muslims, in a speech to tens of thousands of devotees to mark his 79th birthday
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2014/07/dalai-lama-urges-end-anti-muslim-violence-201476143339622956.html

 

Holidays and observances

Tibetan diaspora: Birthday of the 14th Dalai Lama

Indian culture and history

6 JULY 2017

Aryan Invasion May Have Transformed India’s Bronze-Age Population

An influx of men from the steppe of Central Asia may have swept into India around 3,500 years ago and transformed the population
https://www.livescience.com/59703-north-india-populated-by-central-asian-invaders.html

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 6 July in Asian history

1943-07-06 Battle of Kula Gulf

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 6 JULY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on July 6, 2017

1411: Ming Dynasty Admiral Zheng He returned to Nanjing after his second voyage and presented the Sinhalese king, captured during the Ming–Kotte War, to the Yongle Emperor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ming%E2%80%93Kotte_War

1663: Treaty of Painan (West Sumatra) : coastal areas of Minangkabau, including Padang, become a protectorate of the VOC, which guarantees them security against raids from Aceh

1782: Battle of Nepapatam between French and British navies off Tamil Nadu (India)
http://xenophongroup.com/mcjoynt/suffren.htm

1904: Two Russian cruisers move into the Red Sea and begin to stop ships of Britain, Germany, and other nations they believe friendly to Japan

1943: In Solomon Island, inconclusive US-Japan naval battle of Kula Gulf
http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/battles_kula_gulf.html
http://destroyerhistory.org/actions/kulagulf/

1943-07-06 Battle of Kula Gulf

1946: Opening of the Conference of Fontainebleau between France the government of Ho Chih Min. Phan Van Dong protests against the creation of the independent state of Cochin China and accuses the French authorities of having violated the accords of March 6

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=82lYjTULVLU

1955: President Ngo Dinh Diem says South Vietnam not bound by Geneva Agreements
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/diem-says-south-vietnam-not-bound-by-geneva-agreements

1961: Signature, at Moscow, of a treaty of Amity, cooperation and mutual assistance between Soviet Union and North Korea
http://www.ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp/~worldjpn/documents/texts/docs/19610706.T1E.html

2002: In Kabul, vice-president Hadji Abdul Kadir is assassinated
http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/2002/jul/08/guardianobituaries.afghanistan

2006: The Nathula Pass between India and China, sealed during the Sino-Indian War, re-opens for trade after 44 years
http://thinkingparticle.com/articles/nathula-pass
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/5150682.stm

On 6 July in South Asian history

ON 6 JULY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on July 6, 2017

1782: Battle of Nepapatam between French and British navies off Tamil Nadu (India)
http://xenophongroup.com/mcjoynt/suffren.htm

1837: Birth of Ramakrishna Gopal Bhandarkar, Indian Scholar, who died on August 1925
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/72430.cms

1892: Dadabhai Naoroji is the first Indian to become a member of the British parliament
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/dadabhai-naoroji.html

1901: Birth of Syama Prasad Mookerjee, Indian politician who founded the nationalist Bharatiya Jana Sangha, who died on June 23, 1953
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Syama_Prasad_Mukherjee
http://www.shyamaprasad.org/biography.htm
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/july-6-1901-founder-of-bharatiya-jana-sangha-dr.-syama-prasad-mookerjee-is-born

1930: Birth of Balamuralikrishna, Indian Carnatic musician, poet and composer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M._Balamuralikrishna

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Emc18GpAeRY

1935: Birth of Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama and Nobel Peace Prize laureate
http://www.dalailama.com/biography/a-brief-biography
http://www.tribuneindia.com/2009/20090406/dplus.htm#1
http://www.dalailama.com/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/14th_Dalai_Lama

1986: Death of Jagjivan Ram, Indian politician, born April 5, 1908
http://go4gkgreatindians.blogspot.fr/2013/04/jagjivan-ram.html

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yk-QHrVaoH4

1987: In India, Sikhs extremists make their first of three attacks. Over the two-day  period a total of 72 are killed by the extremists
http://www.nytimes.com/1987/07/08/world/34-hindus-killed-in-new-bus-raids-sikhs-suspected.html

1997: Death of Chetan Anand, Indian director and screenwriter, born on January 3,  1921
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chetan_Anand_(director)
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0025608/

2002: In Kabul, vice-president Hadji Abdul Kadir is assassinated
http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/2002/jul/08/guardianobituaries.afghanistan

2006: The Nathula Pass between India and China, sealed during the Sino-Indian War, re-opens for trade after 44 years
http://thinkingparticle.com/articles/nathula-pass
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/5150682.stm

2010: Sri Lankans protesters besiege UN’s Sri-Lankan office demanding the UN end investigations into alleged war crimes
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/world/south_asia/10519247.stm
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/07/world/asia/07lanka.html?ref=asia

2011: Death of noted filmmaker Mani Kaul, who was considered one of the pioneers of new Indian cinema
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/bollywood/news-interviews/Mani-Kaul-was-by-far-our-most-original-filmmaker/articleshow/9127838.cms
http://www.chaosmag.in/manikaul.html

2014: The Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader of the Tibetan people, has reiterated his plea to Buddhists in Myanmar and Sri Lanka to halt violence against Muslims, in a speech to tens of thousands of devotees to mark his 79th birthday
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2014/07/dalai-lama-urges-end-anti-muslim-violence-201476143339622956.html

 

Holidays and observances

Tibet: Birthday of the 14th Dalai Lama

On 6 July in Southeast Asian history

ON 6 JULY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on July 6, 2017

1663: Treaty of Painan (West Sumatra) : coastal areas of Minangkabau, including Padang, become a protectorate of the VOC, which guarantees them security against raids from Aceh

1781: Birth of Stamford Raffles, founder of Singapore, who died on 5 July 1826
http://www.nndb.com/people/709/000104397/

1946: Opening of the Conference of Fontainebleau between France the government of Ho Chih Min. Phan Van Dong protests against the creation of the independent state of Cochin China and accuses the French authorities of having violated the accords of March 6

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=82lYjTULVLU

1955: President Ngo Dinh Diem says South Vietnam not bound by Geneva Agreements
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/diem-says-south-vietnam-not-bound-by-geneva-agreements

1962: Rangoon university student protests start against the Military coup led by Ne Win

On 6 July in Japan’s history

ON 6 JULY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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

Updated on July 6, 2017

1017: Death of Genshin, Japanese Buddhist scholar, born in 942
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genshin
http://fraughtwithperil.com/rbeck/2006/11/05/genshin-nembutsu-and-the-four-dictums/

1868: Death of Sanosuke Harada, Japanese Shinsengumi Captain (b. 1840)
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Harada_Sanosuke
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harada_Sanosuke
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shinsengumi

1904: Two Russian cruisers move into the Red Sea and begin to stop ships of Britain, Germany, and other nations they believe friendly to Japan

1943: In Solomon Island, inconclusive US-Japan naval battle of Kula Gulf
http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/battles_kula_gulf.html
http://destroyerhistory.org/actions/kulagulf/

1943-07-06 Battle of Kula Gulf

 1944: Japanese Admiral Chuichi Nagumo shots himself at Saipan to avoid to be captured by the US soldiers, born on March 25, 1887
http://ww2db.com/person_bio.php?person_id=11

1986 Premier Nakasone’s Liberal Democratic Party wins Japan’s election
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_general_election,_1986
http://articles.latimes.com/1986-07-05/news/mn-20201_1_lower-house

 

On 6 July in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 6 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 6, 2017

1411: Ming Dynasty Admiral Zheng He returned to Nanjing after his second voyage and presented the Sinhalese king, captured during the Ming–Kotte War, to the Yongle Emperor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ming%E2%80%93Kotte_War

1935: Birth of Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama and Nobel Peace Prize laureate
http://www.dalailama.com/biography/a-brief-biography
http://www.tribuneindia.com/2009/20090406/dplus.htm#1
http://www.dalailama.com/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/14th_Dalai_Lama

1998: Hong Kong’s Kai Tak Airport is closed and the new Hong Kong International Airport at Chek Lap Kok becomes operational

Chek Lap Kok Airport

2006: The Nathula Pass between India and China, sealed during the Sino-Indian War, re-opens for trade after 44 years
http://thinkingparticle.com/articles/nathula-pass
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/5150682.stm

2012: The Chinese Ministry of Health has lifted a 14-year-old ban on lesbians donating blood in effect as of July 1
http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/06/world/asia/china-lesbian-blood-donors/index.html?hpt=ias_c1

2014: The Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader of the Tibetan people, has reiterated his plea to Buddhists in Myanmar and Sri Lanka to halt violence against Muslims, in a speech to tens of thousands of devotees to mark his 79th birthday
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2014/07/dalai-lama-urges-end-anti-muslim-violence-201476143339622956.html

 

Holidays and observances

Tibet: Birthday of the 14th Dalai Lama