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On 12 July in Asian history

ON 12 JULY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 12, 2017

1394: Birth of Ashikaga Yoshinori, 6th Japanese shogun (1429-1441) of the Ashikaga shogunate
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ashikaga_Yoshinori

1441: Japanese shogun Ashikaga Yoshinori is assassinated
http://www.japan-photo.de/e-yoshinori.htm

1489 : Death in Delhi of Bahlol Khan Lodi, founder of the Lodi Dynasty, born on April 12, 1451
http://historypak.com/bahlul-lodhi/
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/july-12-1489-bahlol-khan-lodi-founder-of-the-lodi-dynasty-dies-in-delhi
http://www.historydiscussion.net/history-of-india/achievement-of-bahlol-lodi-as-a-ruler/2712

1527: Lê Cung Hoàng cedes the throne to Mạc Đăng Dung, ending the Lê dynasty and starting the Mạc dynasty
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L%C3%AA_Cung_Ho%C3%A0ng
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M%E1%BA%A1c_%C4%90%C4%83ng_Dung

Mạc Đăng Dung

1660: Shivaji, king of Maratha, escape from long besieged fort of Panhala
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shivaji

1799: Ranjit Singh conquers Lahore and becomes Maharaja of The Punjab Sikh Empire
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ranjit_Singh

1900: Birth of Chhabi Biswas, Indian actor and director who died on June 11, 1962
http://upperstall.com/profile/chhabi-biswas/
http://www.indiavideo.org/text/chhabi-biswas-actor-1287.php

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bPs8b4wbRdY

1905: The British and Japanese renew their alliance (of January 1902) for 10 years and agree to provide mutual support if attacked by other power

1917: End of a 11 days attempt of restoration of the Manchu dynasty by General Zhang Xun
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manchu_Restoration

1918: Japanese Imperial Navy battleship Kawachi blows up at Shunan western hongshu, killing at least 621
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_battleship_Kawachi

1921: The organized Outer Mongolian governing body request Russian aid in order to become independent from China

1928: Birth of Jo Myong-Rok, North Korean military official who died on November 6, 2010
http://nkleadershipwatch.wordpress.com/leadership-biographies/vmar-jo-myong-rok/

1938: Birth of Jaishankar, Indian actor who died on June 30, 2000
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jaishankar

1954: Birth of Sulakshana Pandit, Indian Film Actress/ Playback Singer
http://cineplot.com/sulakshana-pandit-memories/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a5vtciaXQ-0

1957: The Nizari Ismaili sect of the Shiite Muslims welcomes a new spiritual leader when Prince Karim Al-Hussain of Pakistan is proclaimed Aga Khan IV
 
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/a-new-aga-khan

1961: Pune (India) floods due to failure of Khadakvasala and Panshet dams. Half of Pune was submerged. More than 100,000 families dislocated and death tally exceeded 2000

1966: Death of D. T. Suzuki, Japanese author, translator and teacher/lecturer, born on October 18, 1870
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/D._T._Suzuki

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RVp9i4QIUUU

1967: During the Cultural Revolution, in Hong Kong, new incidents. Public buildings and police stations are attacked

1970: Birth of Lee Byung-hun, South Korean actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lee_Byung-hun

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B5iT84dB07U

1970: China agrees to give Tanzania and Zambia an interest free loan repayable in thirty years to cover costs of constructing the Tanzam railway
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TAZARA_Railway
http://chineseposters.net/themes/tazara-railway.php
http://tazarasite.com/?page_id=131

Tanzam construction

1973: Violent US air bombing on Khmer Rouge positions around Phnom Penh

1976: Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia recognize the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (SRVN) after the merging of North and South Vietnam

1991: Hitoshi Igarashi, Japanese interpreter of the Satanic Verses is murdered https://www.nytimes.com/books/99/04/18/specials/rushdie-translator.html
http://articles.latimes.com/1991-07-13/news/mn-1822_1_satanic-verses

Hitoshi Igarashi

1997: Birth of Malala Yousafzai, young Pakistani activist, Nobel Peace Prize 2014
http://www.vanityfair.com/politics/2013/04/malala-yousafzai-pakistan-profile
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malala_Yousafzai
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-23241937

Malala

1999: Death of Rajendra Kumar, Indian actor, born on July 29, 1929
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rajendra_Kumar
http://stationhollywood.blogspot.com/2007/12/jubilee-kumar-rajender-kumar.html

2007: In the scope of the progressive closing of North Korea Yongbyon nuclear reactor, first delivering of oil to Pyongyang

2008: In Six-party talks in Beijing, North Korea agrees to nuclear checks
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7503189.stm

2011: Ahmed Wali Karzai, half brother to the Afghan president and one of the most powerful men in the country, is killed in Kandahar city by a close associate
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2011/07/20117127299662659.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-14118884
http://www.france24.com/en/20110712-most-powerful-man-southern-afghanistan-president-karzai-brother-ahmed-wali
http://english.aljazeera.net/indepth/features/2011/07/201171283244784171.html

2011: France will pull out a quarter of its 4,000 troops based in Afghanistan by the end of 2012, French President Nicolas Sarkozy says during a brief visit to the country.
http://www.france24.com/en/20110712-france-withdraw-quarter-troops-afghanistan-2012-sarkozy
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2011/07/201171271435384429.html

2011: Pakistan’s Defence Minister Ahmed Mukhtar threatens to withdraw troops from the Afghan border in response to a decision by the US to withhold $800 million in security aid
http://www.france24.com/en/20110712-us-pakistan-defence-minister-threatens-withdraw-troops-afghan-border-aid-cut
http://www.voanews.com/english/news/asia/Pakistan-Threatens-to-Pull-Soldiers-From-Tribal-Regions-125415068.html

2013: Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy is pardoned by the country’s monarch, King Norodom Sihamoni, clearing the way for the self-exiled politician to return home and campaign in the upcoming general election
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2013/07/2013712932549326.html
http://www.voanews.com/content/cambodian-king-signs-pardon-for-exiled-opposition-leader/1700318.html

2013: Death of Pran, Indian actor, born on February 20, 1920
http://entertainment.oneindia.in/celebs/pran/biography.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-23300474

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

2013: Death of  Takako Takahashi, Japanese author, born on March 3,  1932
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takako_Takahashi

2015: Death of Tibetan lama Tenzin Delek Rinpoché in prison since 13 years into serving a life sentence. He was 65
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-tibet-idUSKCN0PN0HC20150713

2016: UN Permanent Court of Arbitration declares no legal basis for China’s claims over South China Sea: Official declaration, key points and reactions
http://www.asiapacificstar.com/index.php/sid/245762985
http://nationalinterest.org/feature/tribunal-rules-chinas-south-sea-claims-dont-hold-water-16934
http://www.andrewerickson.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/PH-CN-20160712-Press-Release-No-11-English.pdf
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-36772813
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2016-07/12/c_135507935.htm
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1989036/international-community-reacts-south-china-sea-ruling-hague

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 12 July in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 12 JULY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 12, 2017

1660: Shivaji, king of Maratha, escape from long besieged fort of Panhala
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shivaji

1799: Ranjit Singh conquers Lahore and becomes Maharaja of The Punjab Sikh Empire
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ranjit_Singh

1905: The British and Japanese renew their alliance (of January 1902) for 10 years and agree to provide mutual support if attacked by other power

1921: The organized Outer Mongolian governing body request Russian aid in order to become independent from China

1967: During the Cultural Revolution, in Hong Kong, new incidents. Public buildings and police stations are attacked

1970: China agrees to give Tanzania and Zambia an interest free loan repayable in thirty years to cover costs of constructing the Tanzam railway
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TAZARA_Railway
http://chineseposters.net/themes/tazara-railway.php
http://tazarasite.com/?page_id=131

Tanzam construction

1973: Violent US air bombing on Khmer Rouge positions around Phnom Penh

1976: Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia recognize the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (SRVN) after the merging of North and South Vietnam

2007: In the scope of the progressive closing of North Korea Yongbyon nuclear reactor, first delivering of oil to Pyongyang

2008: In Six-party talks in Beijing, North Korea agrees to nuclear checks
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7503189.stm

2011: France will pull out a quarter of its 4,000 troops based in Afghanistan by the end of 2012, French President Nicolas Sarkozy says during a brief visit to the country.
http://www.france24.com/en/20110712-france-withdraw-quarter-troops-afghanistan-2012-sarkozy
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2011/07/201171271435384429.html

2011: Pakistan’s Defence Minister Ahmed Mukhtar threatens to withdraw troops from the Afghan border in response to a decision by the US to withhold $800 million in security aid
http://www.france24.com/en/20110712-us-pakistan-defence-minister-threatens-withdraw-troops-afghan-border-aid-cut
http://www.voanews.com/english/news/asia/Pakistan-Threatens-to-Pull-Soldiers-From-Tribal-Regions-125415068.html

2012: North Korea has claimed that it needs atomic weaponry to defend itself from a constant threat of US nuclear attack and that Pyongyang would never give up its right to a « peaceful space programme »
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/northkorea/9395729/North-Korea-says-it-needs-weaponry-to-defend-against-US-nuclear-threat.html

2016: UN Permanent Court of Arbitration declares no legal basis for China’s claims over South China Sea: Official declaration, key points and reactions
http://www.asiapacificstar.com/index.php/sid/245762985
http://nationalinterest.org/feature/tribunal-rules-chinas-south-sea-claims-dont-hold-water-16934
http://www.andrewerickson.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/PH-CN-20160712-Press-Release-No-11-English.pdf
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-36772813
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2016-07/12/c_135507935.htm
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1989036/international-community-reacts-south-china-sea-ruling-hague

On 12 July in South Asian history

Malala

ON 12 JULY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 12, 2017

1489 : Death in Delhi of Bahlol Khan Lodi, founder of the Lodi Dynasty, born on April 12, 1451
http://historypak.com/bahlul-lodhi/
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/july-12-1489-bahlol-khan-lodi-founder-of-the-lodi-dynasty-dies-in-delhi
http://www.historydiscussion.net/history-of-india/achievement-of-bahlol-lodi-as-a-ruler/2712

1660: Shivaji, king of Maratha, escape from long besieged fort of Panhala
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shivaji

1799: Ranjit Singh conquers Lahore and becomes Maharaja of The Punjab Sikh Empire
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ranjit_Singh

1900: Birth of Chhabi Biswas, Indian actor and director who died on June 11, 1962
http://upperstall.com/profile/chhabi-biswas/
http://www.indiavideo.org/text/chhabi-biswas-actor-1287.php

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bPs8b4wbRdY

1938: Birth of Jaishankar, Indian actor who died on June 30, 2000
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jaishankar

1954: Birth of Sulakshana Pandit, Indian Film Actress/ Playback Singer
http://cineplot.com/sulakshana-pandit-memories/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a5vtciaXQ-0

1957: The Nizari Ismaili sect of the Shiite Muslims welcomes a new spiritual leader when Prince Karim Al-Hussain of Pakistan is proclaimed Aga Khan IV
 
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/a-new-aga-khan

1961: Pune (India) floods due to failure of Khadakvasala and Panshet dams. Half of Pune was submerged. More than 100,000 families dislocated and death tally exceeded 2000

1997: Birth of Malala Yousafzai, young Pakistani activist, Nobel Peace Prize 2014
http://www.vanityfair.com/politics/2013/04/malala-yousafzai-pakistan-profile
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malala_Yousafzai
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-23241937

Malala

1999: Death of Rajendra Kumar, Indian actor, born on July 29, 1929
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rajendra_Kumar
http://stationhollywood.blogspot.com/2007/12/jubilee-kumar-rajender-kumar.html

2011: Ahmed Wali Karzai, half brother to the Afghan president and one of the most powerful men in the country, is killed in Kandahar city by a close associate
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2011/07/20117127299662659.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-14118884
http://www.france24.com/en/20110712-most-powerful-man-southern-afghanistan-president-karzai-brother-ahmed-wali
http://english.aljazeera.net/indepth/features/2011/07/201171283244784171.html

2011: France will pull out a quarter of its 4,000 troops based in Afghanistan by the end of 2012, French President Nicolas Sarkozy says during a brief visit to the country.
http://www.france24.com/en/20110712-france-withdraw-quarter-troops-afghanistan-2012-sarkozy
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2011/07/201171271435384429.html

2011: Pakistan’s Defence Minister Ahmed Mukhtar threatens to withdraw troops from the Afghan border in response to a decision by the US to withhold $800 million in security aid
http://www.france24.com/en/20110712-us-pakistan-defence-minister-threatens-withdraw-troops-afghan-border-aid-cut
http://www.voanews.com/english/news/asia/Pakistan-Threatens-to-Pull-Soldiers-From-Tribal-Regions-125415068.html

2012: Hamid Karzai has said the supreme leader of the Taliban, Mullah Mohammad Omar, could run for political office and even the Afghan presidency if he abandoned his armed struggle.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/afghanistan/9395688/Mullah-Omar-could-be-Afghan-president-Hamid-Karzai-says.html
http://www.voanews.com/content/karzai-urges-mullah-omar-to-join-afghan-political-process/1403839.html

2013: Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani girl shot by the Taliban, has told the UN that books and pens scare extremists, as she urged education for all
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-23282662
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/pakistan/10175821/The-Taliban-have-failed-brave-schoolgirl-Malala-Yousafzai-tells-UN.html
http://www.voanews.com/content/reu-pakistans-malala-celebrates-sixteenth-birthday-with-un-education-appeal/1700490.html

2013: Death of Pran, Indian actor, born on February 20, 1920
http://entertainment.oneindia.in/celebs/pran/biography.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-23300474

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

2015: Death of Tibetan lama Tenzin Delek Rinpoché in prison since 13 years into serving a life sentence. He was 65
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-tibet-idUSKCN0PN0HC20150713

On 12 July in Southeast Asian history

ON 12 JULY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 12, 2017

1527: Lê Cung Hoàng cedes the throne to Mạc Đăng Dung, ending the Lê dynasty and starting the Mạc dynasty
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L%C3%AA_Cung_Ho%C3%A0ng
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M%E1%BA%A1c_%C4%90%C4%83ng_Dung

Mạc Đăng Dung

1973: Violent US air bombing on Khmer Rouge positions around Phnom Penh

1976: Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia recognize the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (SRVN) after the merging of North and South Vietnam

2013: Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy has been pardoned by the country’s monarch, King Norodom Sihamoni, clearing the way for the self-exiled politician to return home and campaign in the upcoming general election
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2013/07/2013712932549326.html
http://www.voanews.com/content/cambodian-king-signs-pardon-for-exiled-opposition-leader/1700318.html

On 12 July in Japan’s history

ON 12 JULY IN JAPAN’S  HISTORY

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

Updated on July 12, 2017

1394: Birth of Ashikaga Yoshinori, 6th Japanese shogun (1429-1441) of the Ashikaga shogunate
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ashikaga_Yoshinori

1441: Japanese shogun Ashikaga Yoshinori is assassinated
http://www.japan-photo.de/e-yoshinori.htm 

1905: The British and Japanese renew their alliance (of January 1902) for 10 years and agree to provide mutual support if attacked by other power

1918: Japanese Imperial Navy battleship Kawachi blows up at Shunan western hongshu, killing at least 621
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_battleship_Kawachi

1966: Death of D. T. Suzuki, Japanese author, translator and teacher/lecturer, born on October 18, 1870
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/D._T._Suzuki

1991: Hitoshi Igarashi, Japanese interpreter of the Satanic Verses is murdered https://www.nytimes.com/books/99/04/18/specials/rushdie-translator.html
http://articles.latimes.com/1991-07-13/news/mn-1822_1_satanic-verses

Hitoshi Igarashi

2013: Death of  Takako Takahashi, Japanese author, born on March 3,  1932
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takako_Takahashi

On 12 July in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 12 JULY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on July 12, 2017

1917: End of a 11 days attempt of restoration of the Manchu dynasty by General Zhang Xun
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manchu_Restoration

1921: The organized Outer Mongolian governing body request Russian aid in order to become independent from China

1967: During the Cultural Revolution, in Hong Kong, new incidents. Public buildings and police stations are attacked

1970: China agrees to give Tanzania and Zambia an interest free loan repayable in thirty years to cover costs of constructing the Tanzam railway
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TAZARA_Railway
http://chineseposters.net/themes/tazara-railway.php
http://tazarasite.com/?page_id=131

Tanzam construction

2015: Death of Tibetan lama Tenzin Delek Rinpoché in prison since 13 years into serving a life sentence. He was 65
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-tibet-idUSKCN0PN0HC20150713

2016: UN Permanent Court of Arbitration declares no legal basis for China’s claims over South China Sea: Official declaration, key points and reactions
http://www.asiapacificstar.com/index.php/sid/245762985
http://nationalinterest.org/feature/tribunal-rules-chinas-south-sea-claims-dont-hold-water-16934
http://www.andrewerickson.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/PH-CN-20160712-Press-Release-No-11-English.pdf
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-36772813
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2016-07/12/c_135507935.htm
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1989036/international-community-reacts-south-china-sea-ruling-hague