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On 8 July in Asian history

ON 8 JULY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 8, 2017

1139: Song Dynasty general Yue Fei defeats an army led by Jin Dynasty general Wanyan Wuzhu at the Battle of Yancheng during the Jin–Song wars
https://www.shenyunperformingarts.org/learn/article/read/item/MzUnKWQT8Cg/yue-fei-chinese-stories-history.html
http://www.clearwisdom.net/html/articles/2010/2/3/114395.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Yancheng

1497: Departure of the of Vasco de Gama expedition which arrives in India in May 1498
http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/06374a.htm

1592: In the Imjin War, during the Battle of Hansando, Admiral Yi Sun-sin decisively defeats the Japanese Navy at Hasan Island
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/warsinasia/a/hansando.htm
http://www.prkorea.com/yisunsin/battle3.htm


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p0HkyIbWa-Y

1770: Death of Suzuki Harunobu, Japanese painter, born in 1724
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suzuki_Harunobu
http://www.google.fr/search?q=Suzuki+Harunobu&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&biw=1058&bih=482&prmd=ivnso&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=_G4VTpfDIMfz-gb6lNkl&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&sqi=2&ved=0CBEQ_AUoAQ

1853: The US commodore Matthew Perry arrives at Uraga Harbor near Edo (Tokyo) and refuses to go to Nagasaki, only port opened to foreigners
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/commodore-perry-sails-into-tokyo-bay
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Commodore_Matthew_Perry

1858: After the “mopping up” campaigns of Sir Hugh Rose, the Sepoy Mutiny, that started on May 10, 1857, is officially declared finished
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/india/f/What-Was-The-Revolt-Of-1857-in-India-All-About.htm

1864: The Shinsengumi sabotage the choshu-han shishi’s planned attack on Kyoto at Ikedaya, this event is known as Ikedaya Jiken
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ikedaya_Jiken

1914: Birth of Jyoti Basu, Indian communist politician, who died on January 17, 2010
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jyoti_Basu
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8151230.stm

1948: Representatives of 13 Dutch-controlled states created by Van Mook convene at Bandung, to begin process of creating United States of Indonesia

1949: Birth of Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy, Chief Minister of State of Andhra Pradesh, India, since 2004, who died in an helicopter crash on September 2, 2009
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Y._S._Rajasekhara_Reddy

1950: General Douglas Mac-Arthur, the hero of the war against Japan, is appointed head of the United Nations Command in Korea
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/macarthur-named-korean-commander

1958: Birth of Neetu Singh, Indian actress
http://www.rediff.com/movies/2003/apr/09dinesh.htm


http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x3axpa_ranbir-and-neetu-singh-on-aj-taak

1962: Ne Win forces besiege and dynamite the Ragoon University Student Union building to crash the Student Movement
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1962_Rangoon_University_Protests

1963: Signature of the agreement for integration of Singapore in the Federation of Malaysia

1967: Death of Fatima Jinnah, sister of Ali Jinnah and an active figure in movement for independence of Pakistan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fatima_Jinnah

1967: Birth of Jordan Chan, Hong Kong actor and singer
http://www.lovehkfilm.com/people/chan_jordan.htm

1968: Birth of Akio Suyama, Japanese seiyu (vocal actor)
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=4601

1969: Birth of Sugizo, Japanese guitarist and singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sugizo

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XnPICKw8iOc&feature=related

1972: Birth of Shosuke Tanihara, Japanese actor
http://www.jdorama.com/artiste.1420.htm

1972: US actress Jane Fonda arrives in Hanoi for a two-week trip aiming to denounce the American policy in Vietnam
http://thevietnamwar.info/hanoi-jane/
http://www.leatherneck.com/forums/showthread.php?30622-Jane-quot-the-traitor-quot-Fonda-AGAIN
http://www.snopes.com/military/fonda.asp

1977: The ashes of Ahn Eak-tai (1906-1965), a Korean composer and conductor are transferred from the island of Majarca (Spain) to the Korean National Cemetery
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ahn_Eak-tai

1979: Death of Sin-Itiro Tomonaga, Japanese Nobel Prize in Physics (1965), born in March 1906
http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/physics/laureates/1965/tomonaga-bio.html

1986: End of ex-minister Arturo Tolentino failed pro-Marcos coup in Philippines
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arturo_Tolentino
https://philippinesfreepress.wordpress.com/1986/07/26/tolentinos-last-hurrah-july-26-1986/

1994: Death of Kim Il-sung, North Korea’s communist leader, of heart attack, born on April 15, 1912
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Death_and_state_funeral_of_Kim_Il-sung
http://www.nytimes.com/1994/07/09/world/kim-il-sung-dead-at-age-82-led-north-korea-5-decades-was-near-talks-with-south.html?pagewanted=all
http://www.pbh2.com/astounding/mass-hysteria-after-the-death-of-kim-il-sung/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T7P8mP5uuPw

1998: In Afghanistan, the Taliban announce a ban on television sets, videocassettes-recorders, videotapes and satellites dishes

2006: Jose Ramos-Horta is appointed Prime Minister of East Timor by President Xanana Gusmao

2007: Death of Chandra Shekhar, former Indian shortly Prime Minister (November 1990 to June 1991)
http://www.biography.com/people/shekhar-chandra-38650
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chandra_Shekhar

2009: Indonesia’s President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono wins his second term in office. Count gave Yudhoyono 60 percent of the vote. Megawati Sukarnoputri was second at 27 percent, with Vice President Jusuf Kalla at 13 percent
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indonesian_presidential_election,_2009

2010: The United Nations recall its main representative to Sri Lanka following days of protests outside a UN office in Colombo, the capital
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2010/07/2010781724916736.html

2011: Pakistan has reacted angrily to the US army’s top officer’s suggestion that the government « sanctioned » the killing of journalist Saleem Shahzad.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-14080211

2013: Death of Sundri Uttamchandani, Indian author, born on September 28, 1924
http://tribune.com.pk/story/574401/sundri-uttamchandani-noted-sindhi-fiction-writer-passes-away/
http://www.sundriuttam.com/

2015 : Vietnam’s General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong, meets US President Barack Obama at the White House to discuss defence issues and the running conflict with China over disputed islands in the South China Sea
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2015/07/vietnam-communist-party-white-house-150708045555640.html
http://www.thanhniennews.com/politics/obama-vietnam-party-chief-discuss-east-sea-in-landmark-meeting-47641.html
http://edition.cnn.com/2015/07/07/politics/obama-vietnam-trans-pacific-partnership-china/index.html
http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2015/07/08/the-geo-politics-of-vietnam-us-rapprochement

2016: US and South Korea agree THAAD missile defence deployment
http://koreajoongangdaily.joins.com/news/article/article.aspx?aid=3021051 http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-36742751
http://edition.cnn.com/2016/07/08/asia/north-korea-thaad-missile-deploy/index.html

2016: Death of humanitarian Abdul Sattar Edhi, the Mother Teresa of Pakistan
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2016/07/pakistan-humanitarian-abdul-sattar-edhi-dies-160708184523940.html http://tribune.com.pk/story/1137773/abdul-sattar-edhi-put-ventilator-condition-deteriorates-faisal-edhi/ http://www.dw.com/en/abdul-sattar-edhi-a-life-bigger-than-accolades/a-19243405

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 8 July in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 8 JULY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on July 8, 2017

1139: Song Dynasty general Yue Fei defeats an army led by Jin Dynasty general Wanyan Wuzhu at the Battle of Yancheng during the Jin–Song wars
https://www.shenyunperformingarts.org/learn/article/read/item/MzUnKWQT8Cg/yue-fei-chinese-stories-history.html
http://www.clearwisdom.net/html/articles/2010/2/3/114395.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Yancheng

1497: Departure of the of Vasco de Gama expedition which arrives in India in May 1498
http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/06374a.htm

1592: In the Imjin War, during the Battle of Hansando, Admiral Yi Sun-sin decisively defeats the Japanese Navy at Hasan Island
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/warsinasia/a/hansando.htm
http://www.prkorea.com/yisunsin/battle3.htm


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p0HkyIbWa-Y

1853: The US commodore Matthew Perry arrives at Uraga Harbor near Edo (Tokyo) and refuses to go to Nagasaki, only port opened to foreigners
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/commodore-perry-sails-into-tokyo-bay
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Commodore_Matthew_Perry

1858: After the “mopping up” campaigns of Sir Hugh Rose, the Sepoy Mutiny, that started on May 10, 1857, is officially declared finished
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/india/f/What-Was-The-Revolt-Of-1857-in-India-All-About.htm

1864: The Shinsengumi sabotage the choshu-han shishi’s planned attack on Kyoto at Ikedaya, this event is known as Ikedaya Jiken
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ikedaya_Jiken

1948: Representatives of 13 Dutch-controlled states created by Van Mook convene at Bandung, to begin process of creating United States of Indonesia

1950: General Douglas Mac-Arthur, the hero of the war against Japan, is appointed head of the United Nations Command in Korea
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/macarthur-named-korean-commander

1962: Ne Win forces besiege and dynamite the Ragoon University Student Union building to crash the Student Movement
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1962_Rangoon_University_Protests

1963: Signature of the agreement for integration of Singapore in the Federation of Malaysia

1972: US actress Jane Fonda arrives in Hanoi for a two-week trip aiming to denounce the American policy in Vietnam
http://thevietnamwar.info/hanoi-jane/
http://www.leatherneck.com/forums/showthread.php?30622-Jane-quot-the-traitor-quot-Fonda-AGAIN
http://www.snopes.com/military/fonda.asp

2015 : Vietnam’s General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong, meets US President Barack Obama at the White House to discuss defence issues and the running conflict with China over disputed islands in the South China Sea
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2015/07/vietnam-communist-party-white-house-150708045555640.html
http://www.thanhniennews.com/politics/obama-vietnam-party-chief-discuss-east-sea-in-landmark-meeting-47641.html
http://edition.cnn.com/2015/07/07/politics/obama-vietnam-trans-pacific-partnership-china/index.html
http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2015/07/08/the-geo-politics-of-vietnam-us-rapprochement

2016: US and South Korea agree THAAD missile defence deployment
http://koreajoongangdaily.joins.com/news/article/article.aspx?aid=3021051 http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-36742751
http://edition.cnn.com/2016/07/08/asia/north-korea-thaad-missile-deploy/index.html

On 8 July in South Asian history

ON 8 JULY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on July 8, 2017

1497: Departure of the of Vasco de Gama expedition which arrives in India in May 1498
http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/06374a.htm

1858: After the “mopping up” campaigns of Sir Hugh Rose, the Sepoy Mutiny, that started on May 10, 1857, is officially declared finished
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/india/f/What-Was-The-Revolt-Of-1857-in-India-All-About.htm

1914: Birth of Jyoti Basu, Indian communist politician, who died on January 17, 2010
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jyoti_Basu
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8151230.stm

1949: Birth of Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy, Chief Minister of State of Andhra Pradesh, India, since 2004, who died in an helicopter crash on September 2, 2009
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Y._S._Rajasekhara_Reddy

1958: Birth of Neetu Singh, Indian actress
http://www.rediff.com/movies/2003/apr/09dinesh.htm


http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x3axpa_ranbir-and-neetu-singh-on-aj-taak

1967: Death of Fatima Jinnah, sister of Ali Jinnah and an active figure in movement for independence of Pakistan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fatima_Jinnah

 1998: In Afghanistan, the Taliban announce a ban on television sets, videocassettes-recorders, videotapes and satellites dishes

2007: Death of Chandra Shekhar, former Indian shortly Prime Minister (November 1990 to June 1991)
http://www.biography.com/people/shekhar-chandra-38650
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chandra_Shekhar

2010: The United Nations recall its main representative to Sri Lanka following days of protests outside a UN office in Colombo, the capital
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2010/07/2010781724916736.html

2011: Pakistan has reacted angrily to the US army’s top officer’s suggestion that the government « sanctioned » the killing of journalist Saleem Shahzad.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-14080211

2013: Death of Sundri Uttamchandani, Indian author, born on September 28, 1924
http://tribune.com.pk/story/574401/sundri-uttamchandani-noted-sindhi-fiction-writer-passes-away/
http://www.sundriuttam.com/

2016: Death of humanitarian Abdul Sattar Edhi, the Mother Teresa of Pakistan
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2016/07/pakistan-humanitarian-abdul-sattar-edhi-dies-160708184523940.html http://tribune.com.pk/story/1137773/abdul-sattar-edhi-put-ventilator-condition-deteriorates-faisal-edhi/ http://www.dw.com/en/abdul-sattar-edhi-a-life-bigger-than-accolades/a-19243405

On 8 July in Southeast Asian history

ON 8 JULY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on July 8, 2017

1948: Representatives of 13 Dutch-controlled states created by Van Mook convene at Bandung, to begin process of creating United States of Indonesia

1962: Ne Win forces besiege and dynamite the Ragoon University Student Union building to crash the Student Movement
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1962_Rangoon_University_Protests

1963: Signature of the agreement for integration of Singapore in the Federation of Malaysia

1972: US actress Jane Fonda arrives in Hanoi for a two-week trip aiming to denounce the American policy in Vietnam
http://thevietnamwar.info/hanoi-jane/
http://www.leatherneck.com/forums/showthread.php?30622-Jane-quot-the-traitor-quot-Fonda-AGAIN
http://www.snopes.com/military/fonda.asp


1986: End of ex-minister Arturo Tolentino failed pro-Marcos coup in Philippines
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arturo_Tolentino
https://philippinesfreepress.wordpress.com/1986/07/26/tolentinos-last-hurrah-july-26-1986/

2006: Jose Ramos-Horta is appointed Prime Minister of East Timor by President Xanana Gusmao

2009: Indonesia’s President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono wins his second term in office. Count gave Yudhoyono 60 percent of the vote. Megawati Sukarnoputri was second at 27 percent, with Vice President Jusuf Kalla at 13 percent
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indonesian_presidential_election,_2009

2015 : Vietnam’s General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong, meets US President Barack Obama at the White House to discuss defence issues and the running conflict with China over disputed islands in the South China Sea
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2015/07/vietnam-communist-party-white-house-150708045555640.html
http://www.thanhniennews.com/politics/obama-vietnam-party-chief-discuss-east-sea-in-landmark-meeting-47641.html
http://edition.cnn.com/2015/07/07/politics/obama-vietnam-trans-pacific-partnership-china/index.html
http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2015/07/08/the-geo-politics-of-vietnam-us-rapprochement

 

On 8 July in Japan’s history

ON 8 JULY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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

Updated on July 8, 2017

1592: In the Imjin War, during the Battle of Hansando, Admiral Yi Sun-sin decisively defeats the Japanese Navy at Hasan Island
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/warsinasia/a/hansando.htm
http://www.prkorea.com/yisunsin/battle3.htm


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p0HkyIbWa-Y

1770: Death of Suzuki Harunobu, Japanese painter, born in 1724
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suzuki_Harunobu
http://www.google.fr/search?q=Suzuki+Harunobu&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&biw=1058&bih=482&prmd=ivnso&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=_G4VTpfDIMfz-gb6lNkl&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&sqi=2&ved=0CBEQ_AUoAQ

1853: The US commodore Matthew Perry arrives at Uraga Harbor near Edo (Tokyo) and refuses to go to Nagasaki, only port opened to foreigners
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/commodore-perry-sails-into-tokyo-bay
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Commodore_Matthew_Perry

1864: The Shinsengumi sabotage the choshu-han shishi’s planned attack on Kyoto at Ikedaya, this event is known as Ikedaya Jiken
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ikedaya_Jiken

1968: Birth of Akio Suyama, Japanese seiyu (vocal actor)
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=4601

1969: Birth of Sugizo, Japanese guitarist and singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sugizo

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XnPICKw8iOc&feature=related

1972: Birth of Shosuke Tanihara, Japanese actor
http://www.jdorama.com/artiste.1420.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K3fboOFjzcQ

1979: Death of Sin-Itiro Tomonaga, Nobel Prize in Physics (1965), born in March 1906
http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/physics/laureates/1965/tomonaga-bio.html

 

On 8 July in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 8 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 8, 2017

1139: Song Dynasty general Yue Fei defeats an army led by Jin Dynasty general Wanyan Wuzhu at the Battle of Yancheng during the Jin–Song wars
https://www.shenyunperformingarts.org/learn/article/read/item/MzUnKWQT8Cg/yue-fei-chinese-stories-history.html
http://www.clearwisdom.net/html/articles/2010/2/3/114395.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Yancheng

1967: Birth of Jordan Chan, Hong Kong actor and singer
http://www.lovehkfilm.com/people/chan_jordan.htm

2001: Birth of Yang Peiyi, Chinese child singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yang_Peiyi