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On 13 July in Asian history

ON 13 JULY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 13, 2017

716: Death of Rui Zong, Chinese emperor of the Tang Dynasty, born on June 22, 662
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tang_rui_zong

815: Chinese Chancellor Wu Yuanheng is assassinated, born in 758
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wu_Yuanheng

884: Death of Tang Dynasty 10 years long peasant uprising leader Huang Chao
http://totallyhistory.com/huang-chao-rebellion/
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Huang_Chao
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/6664.html

1402: Death of Chinese emperor Jianwen, born on December 5, 1377 and enthroned on June 30, 1398
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jianwen_Emperor

1660: Battle of Pavan Khind, a rear guard battle that took place in the vicinity of fort Vishalgad, near the city of Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India, between the Maratha sardar Baji Prabhu Deshpande and Siddi Masud of Adilshah
http://hinduperspective.com/2013/05/04/hindu-resistance-baji-prabhu-the-battle-of-pavan-khind/

1761: Death of Tokugawa Ieshige, the ninth shogun of the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan, born on January 28, 1712
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tokugawa_Ieshige

1830: The General Assembly’s Institution, now the Scottish Church College, one of the pioneering institutions that ushered the Bengal Renaissance, is founded by Alexander Duff and Raja Ram Mohan Roy, in Calcutta, India
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/july-13-1830-the-scottish-church-college-is-established-by-raja-ram-mohan-roy-and-alexander-duff
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scottish_Church_College
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bengal_Renaissance

1892: Birth of Kesarbai Kerkar, Indian singer who died on September 16, 1977
http://www.indianmelody.com/kesarbaiarticle1.htm
https://harmoniummusicblog.wordpress.com/2013/10/11/out-of-this-world-kesarbai-kerkar/

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I1gepe8-XBY

1905: Birth of Alfredo M. Santos, Filipino military leader who died on February 7, 1990
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alfredo_M._Santos

1905: Gandhi opposes the Bengal Partition (which will be effective in october) and supports boycott of British-made goods
http://gandhiking.ning.com/profiles/blogs/partition-of-bengal-and-mahatma-gandhi-1
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Partition_of_Bengal_(1905)
http://pakgeotagging.blogspot.fr/2015/02/partitions-of-bengal-in-1905-and-1947.html

1905-10-16 Bengal partition

1908: Birth of Taiwan painter Lee Shih-chiao who died on July 7, 1995
http://culture.teldap.tw/culture/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&catid=154:arts-and-illustrations&id=159:in-memory-of-an-old-painter-in-taiwan-shih-chiao-lee
http://taiwaninfo.nat.gov.tw/ct.asp?xItem=80868&CtNode=124&htx_TRCategory=&mp=4
https://www.google.fr/search?q=Lee+Shih-chiao&sa=X&biw=1138&bih=523&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&ei=y5GiVYfCCcP3ULHpjqAH&ved=0CDAQsAQ&dpr=1.2

Lee Shih-chiao

1909: Birth of Souvine Souphanouvong, first president of Laos (1975-1991) who died on January 9, 1995
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Souphanouvong

1911: Great Britain and Japan renew their alliance of 1902 for another four years; one reason why Japan will join WWI on the Allies side

1915: Birth of Kaoru Ishikawa Japanese university professor and influential quality author, who died on April 16, 1989
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kaoru_Ishikawa
http://www.skymark.com/resources/leaders/ishikawa.asp

1939: Birth of Prakash Mehra, Indian director and producer who died on May 17, 2009
http://www.gomolo.com/prakash-mehra-biography/10287/718685
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0576488/

Prakash Mehra

1950: Birth of Ma Ying-jeou, president of the Republic of China (Taiwan) from 2008 to 2016
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ma_Ying-jeou
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/ma-ying-jeou-6910.php

Ma Ying-jeou 5

1953: Beginning of the Kumsong battle, one of the last ones during the Korea War
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Kumsong

http://www.flickriver.com/photos/tags/kumsongsalient/interesting/

1954: In Geneva, the US, Great-Britain and France reach an accord on Indochina which divides Vietnam into two countries North and South along the 17th parallel, leading to the 21 July general accord

1968: Governor Nelson Rockefeller of New York, a Republican presidential candidate, reveals a four-stage peace plan that, he argues, could end the war in six months if North Vietnam assented to it
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/rockefeller-announces-new-peace-proposal

1970: Death in Taiwan of warlord Sheng Shicai, governor of Xinjiang from 1933 to 1944 under Soviet Union protection
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sheng_Shicai

1976: Birth of Tang Jiali, Chinese dancer and model
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tang_Jiali
http://maxur.livejournal.com/607440.html

1978: Albania drops its diplomatic relations with the People’s Republic of China

1981: In New York, international conference on Cambodia, boycotted by Vietnam and Soviet Union. China opposes an Asean suggestion for a disarmament of the Khmer Rouge before elections in Cambodia
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/6698.html

1989: Birth of Sayumi Michishige, Japanese singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sayumi_Michishige

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jjtVy1na-Dw

1998: Japanese prime minister Ryutaro Hashimoto resigns after stunning election loss https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/1998/07/jap-j13.html

2003: Salamat Hashim, chairman of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (Milf) is killed by armed forces
http://www.islamweb.net/emainpage/articles/43161/leader-of-moro-islamic-liberation-front-dies
http://www.arabnews.com/node/235305

2008: Battle of Wanat begins when Taliban & al-Qaeda guerrillas attack US Army & Afghan National Army troops in Afghanistan. The U.S. deaths were, at that time, the most in a single battle since the beginning of operations in 2001
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Wanat
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/special/world/battle-of-wanat/
http://www.cbsnews.com/news/9-us-troops-killed-in-bold-afghan-attack/

 

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

2010: The United States and Laos pledge to step up cooperation after their highest level governmental talks since the end of the Vietnam War in the mid-1970s
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2010/07/201071452036961990.html

2012: Days of heated diplomacy at Southeast Asian talks have ended in failure, as deep splits over China prevented the ASEAN grouping from issuing its customary joint statement for the first time
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/07/201271381350228798.html
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/13/world/asia/asian-leaders-fail-to-resolve-disputes-on-south-china-sea-during-asean-summit.html?_r=1&ref=asia 

2012: Two days after President Obama formally lifted prohibitions on U.S. investment in Burma, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton meets with Burmese President Thein Sein, marking another step in the administration’s rapid normalization
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/clinton-meets-with-burmas-president-thein-sein-discusses-investment-human-rights/2012/07/13/gJQAwMKHiW_story.html

2013: Bhutan’s opposition party People’s Democratic Party storms to power after winning 32 seats out of 47 in nation’s second parliamentary elections http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2013/07/2013713125727754144.html
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/bhutan/10178571/Bhutan-opposition-sweeps-to-power.html

2016: People across the Philippines are celebrating victory after an international court in The Hague ruled China has no historic title over the waters of the South China Sea
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-07-13/philippines-celebrates-victory-in-south-china-sea-case/7623440?section=world
https://globalvoices.org/2016/07/13/filipinos-call-on-china-to-do-a-chexit-in-the-south-china-sea/ http://www.asiapacificstar.com/index.php/sid/245785487 http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2016/07/13/1602477/full-text-aquino-says-maritime-arbitration-ruling-victory-all

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 13 July in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 13 JULY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 13, 2017

1660: Battle of Pavan Khind, a rear guard battle that took place in the vicinity of fort Vishalgad, near the city of Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India, between the Maratha sardar Baji Prabhu Deshpande and Siddi Masud of Adilshah
http://hinduperspective.com/2013/05/04/hindu-resistance-baji-prabhu-the-battle-of-pavan-khind/

1953: Beginning of the Kumsong battle, one of the last ones during the Korea War
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Kumsong
http://www.flickriver.com/photos/tags/kumsongsalient/interesting/

1954: In Geneva, the US, Great-Britain and France reach an accord on Indochina which divides Vietnam into two countries North and South along the 17th parallel, leading to the 21 July general accord

1968: Governor Nelson Rockefeller of New York, a Republican presidential candidate, reveals a four-stage peace plan that, he argues, could end the war in six months if North Vietnam assented to it
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/rockefeller-announces-new-peace-proposal

1978: Albania drops its diplomatic relations with the People’s Republic of China

1981: In New York, international conference on Cambodia, boycotted by Vietnam and Soviet Union. China opposes an Asean suggestion for a disarmament of the Khmer Rouge before elections in Cambodia

2003: Salamat Hashim, chairman of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (Milf) is killed by armed forces
http://www.islamweb.net/emainpage/articles/43161/leader-of-moro-islamic-liberation-front-dies
http://www.arabnews.com/node/235305

2008: Battle of Wanat begins when Taliban & al-Qaeda guerrillas attack US Army & Afghan National Army troops in Afghanistan. The U.S. deaths were, at that time, the most in a single battle since the beginning of operations in 2001
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Wanat
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/special/world/battle-of-wanat/
http://www.cbsnews.com/news/9-us-troops-killed-in-bold-afghan-attack/

 

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

On 13 July in South Asian history

ON 13 JULY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 13, 2017

1660: Battle of Pavan Khind, a rear guard battle that took place in the vicinity of fort Vishalgad, near the city of Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India, between the Maratha sardar Baji Prabhu Deshpande and Siddi Masud of Adilshah
http://hinduperspective.com/2013/05/04/hindu-resistance-baji-prabhu-the-battle-of-pavan-khind/


1830: The General Assembly’s Institution, now the Scottish Church College, one of the pioneering institutions that ushered the Bengal Renaissance, is founded by Alexander Duff and Raja Ram Mohan Roy, in Calcutta, India
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/july-13-1830-the-scottish-church-college-is-established-by-raja-ram-mohan-roy-and-alexander-duff
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scottish_Church_College
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bengal_Renaissance

1892: Birth of Kesarbai Kerkar, Indian singer who died on September 16, 1977 http://www.indianmelody.com/kesarbaiarticle1.htm
https://harmoniummusicblog.wordpress.com/2013/10/11/out-of-this-world-kesarbai-kerkar/

 

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I1gepe8-XBY

1905: Gandhi opposes the Bengal Partition (which will be effective in october) and supports boycott of British-made goods
http://gandhiking.ning.com/profiles/blogs/partition-of-bengal-and-mahatma-gandhi-1
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Partition_of_Bengal_(1905)
http://pakgeotagging.blogspot.fr/2015/02/partitions-of-bengal-in-1905-and-1947.html

1905-10-16 Bengal partition

1939: Birth of Prakash Mehra, Indian director and producer who died on May 17, 2009
http://www.gomolo.com/prakash-mehra-biography/10287/718685
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0576488/

Prakash Mehra

2008: Battle of Wanat begins when Taliban & al-Qaeda guerrillas attack US Army & Afghan National Army troops in Afghanistan. The U.S. deaths were, at that time, the most in a single battle since the beginning of operations in 2001
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Wanat
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/special/world/battle-of-wanat/
http://www.cbsnews.com/news/9-us-troops-killed-in-bold-afghan-attack/

 

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

2013: Bhutan’s opposition party People’s Democratic Party storms to power after winning 32 seats out of 47 in nation’s second parliamentary élections
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2013/07/2013713125727754144.html
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/bhutan/10178571/Bhutan-opposition-sweeps-to-power.html

On 13 July in Southeast Asian history

ON 13 JULY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 13, 2017

1905: Birth of Alfredo M. Santos, Filipino military leader who died on February 7, 1990
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alfredo_M._Santos

1909: Birth of Souvine Souphanouvong, first president of Laos (1975-1991) who died on January 9, 1995
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Souphanouvong

1954: In Geneva, the US, Great-Britain and France reach an accord on Indochina which divides Vietnam into two countries North and South along the 17th parallel, leading to the 21 July general accord

1968: Governor Nelson Rockefeller of New York, a Republican presidential candidate, reveals a four-stage peace plan that, he argues, could end the war in six months if North Vietnam assented to it
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/rockefeller-announces-new-peace-proposal

1981: In New York, international conference on Cambodia, boycotted by Vietnam and Soviet Union. China opposes an Asean suggestion for a disarmament of the Khmer Rouge before elections in Cambodia
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/6698.html

2003: Salamat Hashim, chairman of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (Milf) is killed by armed forces
http://www.islamweb.net/emainpage/articles/43161/leader-of-moro-islamic-liberation-front-dies
http://www.arabnews.com/node/235305

2010: The United States and Laos pledge to step up cooperation after their highest level governmental talks since the end of the Vietnam War in the mid-1970s
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2010/07/201071452036961990.html

2012: Days of heated diplomacy at Southeast Asian talks have ended in failure, as deep splits over China prevented the ASEAN grouping from issuing its customary joint statement for the first time
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/07/201271381350228798.html
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/13/world/asia/asian-leaders-fail-to-resolve-disputes-on-south-china-sea-during-asean-summit.html?_r=1&ref=asia 

2012: Two days after President Obama formally lifted prohibitions on U.S. investment in Burma, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton met with Burmese President Thein Sein, marking another step in the administration’s rapid normalization
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/clinton-meets-with-burmas-president-thein-sein-discusses-investment-human-rights/2012/07/13/gJQAwMKHiW_story.html

On 13 July in Japan’s history

ON 13 JULY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on July 13, 2017

1761: Death of Tokugawa Ieshige, the ninth shogun of the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan, born on January 28, 1712
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tokugawa_Ieshige

1911: Great Britain and Japan renew their alliance of 1902 for another four years; one reason why Japan will join WWI on the Allies side

1915: Birth of Kaoru Ishikawa Japanese university professor and influential quality author, who died on April 16, 1989
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kaoru_Ishikawa
http://www.skymark.com/resources/leaders/ishikawa.asp

1989: Birth of Sayumi Michishige, Japanese singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sayumi_Michishige

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jjtVy1na-Dw

1998: Japanese prime minister Ryutaro Hashimoto resigns after stunning election loss https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/1998/07/jap-j13.html

On 13 July in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 13 JULY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on July 13, 2017

716: Death of Rui Zong, Chinese emperor of the Tang Dynasty, born on June 22, 662
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tang_rui_zong

815: Chinese Chancellor Wu Yuanheng is assassinated, born in 758
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wu_Yuanheng

884: Death of Tang Dynasty 10 years long peasant uprising leader Huang Chao
http://totallyhistory.com/huang-chao-rebellion/
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Huang_Chao
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/6664.html

1402: Death of Chinese emperor Jianwen, born on December 5, 1377 and enthroned on June 30, 1398
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jianwen_Emperor

1908: Birth of Taiwan painter Lee Shih-chiao who died on July 7, 1995
http://culture.teldap.tw/culture/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&catid=154:arts-and-illustrations&id=159:in-memory-of-an-old-painter-in-taiwan-shih-chiao-lee
http://taiwaninfo.nat.gov.tw/ct.asp?xItem=80868&CtNode=124&htx_TRCategory=&mp=4
https://www.google.fr/search?q=Lee+Shih-chiao&sa=X&biw=1138&bih=523&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&ei=y5GiVYfCCcP3ULHpjqAH&ved=0CDAQsAQ&dpr=1.2

Lee Shih-chiao

1950: Birth of Ma Ying-jeou, current president of the Republic of China (Taiwan) from 2008 to 2016
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ma_Ying-jeou
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/ma-ying-jeou-6910.php

Ma Ying-jeou 5

1970: Death in Taiwan of warlord Sheng Shicai, governor of Xinjiang from 1933 to 1944 under Soviet Union protection
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sheng_Shicai

1976: Birth of Tang Jiali, Chinese dancer and model
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tang_Jiali
http://maxur.livejournal.com/607440.html

1978: Albania drops its diplomatic relations with the People’s Republic of China

1981: In New York, international conference on Cambodia, boycotted by Vietnam and Soviet Union. China opposes an Asean suggestion for a disarmament of the Khmer Rouge before elections in Cambodia