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On 16 July in Asian history

ON 16 JULY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 16, 2017

1324: Death of Go-Uda, 91st emperor of Japan (1274-1287), born on December 1267
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Go-Uda

1683: Chinese Qing dynasty naval force, under Admiral Shi Lang, defeats the Taiwan kingdom of Tungning (founded by Koxinga) in the Battle of Penghu near the Pescadores Islands
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kingdom_of_Tungning
http://www.zonaeuropa.com/20060403_2.htm

1863: Battle of Shimonoseki Straits a naval engagement by a warship of the US Navy, the USS Wyoming, against the powerful feudal Japanese warlord or daimyo Lord Mori Takachika of the Choshu clan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naval_battle_of_Shimonoseki
http://www.maritimeprofessional.com/blogs/post/battle-of-the-shimonoseki-straits-13595

1863-07-16 Battle of Shimonoseki Strait

1894: The British Treaty of commerce and navigation with Japan, or Treaty of Aoki-Kimberley, is signed in London
http://www.kyotodreamtrips.com/historical-events-today-1894-treaty-of-aoki-kimberley-signed-between-japan-and-england/

1900: Russia launch an offensive against the Chinese in Manchuria

1900-07-16 Russia attack in Mandchuria

1909: Birth of Anura Asaf Ali, social worker and heroine of Indian independence who died on July 29, 1996
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aruna_Asaf_Ali
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/aruna-asaf-ali-5422.php
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/aruna-asaf-ali.html

Aruna Asaf Ali

1918: Birth of Bayani Casimiro, Filipino dancer and actor who died on January 27, 1989
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bayani_Casimiro

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6OtF3UanSMI

1919: Birth of Choi Kyu-ha, prime minister, then shortly president of South Korea (1979-1980) who died on October 22, 2006
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Choi_Kyu-ha

1920: China joins the League of Nations
http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/League_of_Nations.aspx

1935: Death of Zheng Zhengqiu, Shanghai screenwriter, director and playwright, born on January 25, 1889
http://www.chinesemirror.com/index/2007/03/rebel_with_a_ca.html
http://www.dianying.com/en/person/ZhengZhengqiu

1936: Birth of Yasuo Fukuda, Japanese Prime Minister from September 2007 to September 2008
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7006285.stm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yasuo_Fukuda

1945: Draft of constitution for the Republic of Indonesia completed by Sukarno

1948: The storming of the cockpit of the Miss Macao passenger seaplane, marks the first skyjacking of a commercial plane
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miss_Macao

1954: French rule ends in Mahe with de facto power being transferred to the people and the Indian flag hoisted.

1960: Soviet Union breaks off with China and calls back all its experts in China while suspending all cooperation agreements
https://www.marxists.org/subject/stalinism/origins-future/ch3-1.htm
http://countrystudies.us/china/128.htm

1965: South Vietnamese Colonel Phạm Ngọc Thảo, an undetected communist spy—was hunted down and killed after being sentenced to death in absentia for a February 1965 coup attempt against Nguyễn Khánh
http://indochine.uqam.ca/vi/t-in-chin-tranh/1165-phm-ngc-tho-albert-19221965.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ph%E1%BA%A1m_Ng%E1%BB%8Dc_Th%E1%BA%A3o

1970: Birth of Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Thai film director
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apichatpong_Weerasethakul


http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x51ula_apichatpong-weerasethakul-interview_shortfilms

1981: Mahathir Mohamad becomes the fourth Prime Minister of Malaysia, replacing Tun Hussein Onn, until October 31, 2003
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/2059518.stm

Mahathir jeune

1984: Birth of Katrina Kaif, Indian actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Katrina_Kaif

1990: The Luzon Earthquake strikes in Benguet, Pangasinan, Nueva Ecija, La Union, Aurora, Bataan, Zambales and Tarlac, Philippines, with an intensity of 7.7 Killing over 1600 people
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luzon_Earthquake
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1235/today-in-philippine-history-july-16-1990-an-earthquake-with-epicenter-near-cabanatuan-city-jolted-a-wide-area-of-luzon

1999: Hiromi Yanagihara, Japanese singer, dies in a car accident. She was born on October 19, 1979
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=61082031

2001: End of the Indo-Pakistani Agra summit between Indian Vajpayee and Pakistani Musharraf : Failure
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agra_summit
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/1430367.stm

2001: Chinese president Jiang Zemin and his Russian counterpart Putin sign a Treaty of Amity, the second one in history
http://www.nytimes.com/2001/07/17/world/russia-and-china-sign-friendship-pact.html
http://edition.cnn.com/2001/WORLD/europe/07/16/missile.treaty/index.html?eref=sitesearch

2001-07-16 Traité amitié

2001: For the first time, Aung San Suu Kyi, don’t attend  the Martyrs’ Day ceremony in memory of the assassination of her father in 1947

2004: Brunei sultan announces the restoration of the Legislative Council suspended since 1984

2004: Retired Air Force Gen. Charles W. Sweeney, who piloted the plane that dropped the atomic bomb on Nagasaki dies at age 84
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A60638-2004Jul18.html

2004: Beginning of the withdrawal of 3,600 US soldiers from South Korea to send them in Iraq

2005: In Taiwan, Ma Ying-jeou, Mayor of Taipei is elected chairman of the KMT, up to February 2007

2005: Death of Prince Yi Gu, born in 1931 and a claimant to the throne of Korea
http://english.donga.com/srv/service.php3?bicode=040000&biid=2005072528898
http://www.arirang.co.kr/News/News_Print.asp?type=news&nseq=54271

2009: India said formal peace talks with Pakistan could not resume until those behind last year’s Mumbai attacks were brought to justice
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8150989.stm

2010: Sri Lankan police have filed a new case against Sarath Fonseka, the former army chief and defeated presidential candidate, for allegedly employing military deserters, according to his political party
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2010/07/20107145210410411.html

2010: The Bangladeshi government has ordered mosques and libraries across the country to remove all books written by a controversial Islamic scholar, Syed Abul Ala Maududi who encouraged « militancy and terrorism ». Mr Maududi – who died in 1979 – is the founder of the Jamaat-e-Islami party
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-10661454

2011: A Chinese bishop ordained without papal approval is excommunicated for accepting his new post. The Rev. Joseph Huang Bingzhang, was ordained as bishop of the Diocese of Shantou by China’s state-run Catholic Church. He is the third bishop to be appointed without papal approval in recent months
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/17/world/asia/17vatican.html?_r=1&ref=asia

2011: U.S. President Barack Obama stress the importance of protecting the human rights of Tibetans in a meeting at the White House with the Dalai Lama
http://www.voanews.com/english/news/asia/Obama-Meets-Dalai-Lama-Despite-Opposition-from-China-125688798.html
http://www.voanews.com/english/news/asia/China-Formally-Protests-Obama-Meeting-With-Dalai-Lama-125710273.html
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2011/07/2011716191248291319.html

2012: Marking what may be the beginning of a purge of older officials, North Korean military chief Ri Yong-ho has been removed from his post
http://www.euronews.com/2012/07/16/north-korea-military-boss-removed-from-his-post/
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/07/201271601152925587.html 

2012: In East Timor protesters angry that their party was shut out of the incoming government have thrown stones at officers, burned or destroyed 58 cars and damaged some houses. The protesters are supporters of the Fretilin party, which finished second to Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao’s party in July 7 parliamentary elections
http://asiancorrespondent.com/85899/violence-erupts-in-east-timor-over-new-government/

2013: Panama launches a major investigation after drugs agents raided a ship travelling from Cuba to North Korea and discovered “missile components” stashed beneath a cargo of sugar
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/northkorea/10181736/North-Korean-ship-caught-smuggling-weapons-and-missile-material-through-Panama-Canal.html
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/americas/2013/07/201371662915540217.html
http://www.voanews.com/content/nkorean-ship-carrying-undeclared-weapons-seized-in-panama-canal/1702557.html

2015 : Japan’s House of Representatives approves of a package of 11 security bills that would allow its Self-Defense Forces to assist its allies abroad, even if there is no direct threat to Japan, for the first time since the end of World War II
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-33546465
http://www.euronews.com/2015/07/16/japan-lawmakers-approve-contentious-bills-to-bolster-military-presence-abroad/
http://english.chinamil.com.cn/news-channels/today-headlines/2015-07/17/content_6589202.htm

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 16 July in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 16 JULY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on July 16, 2017

1683: Chinese Qing dynasty naval force, under Admiral Shi Lang, defeats the Taiwan kingdom of Tungning (founded by Koxinga) in the Battle of Penghu near the Pescadores Islands
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kingdom_of_Tungning
http://www.zonaeuropa.com/20060403_2.htm

1863: Battle of Shimonoseki Straits a naval engagement by a warship of the US Navy, the USS Wyoming, against the powerful feudal Japanese warlord or daimyo Lord Mori Takachika of the Choshu clan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naval_battle_of_Shimonoseki
http://www.maritimeprofessional.com/blogs/post/battle-of-the-shimonoseki-straits-13595

1863-07-16 Battle of Shimonoseki Strait

1894: The British Treaty of commerce and navigation with Japan, or Treaty of Aoki-Kimberley, is signed in London
http://www.kyotodreamtrips.com/historical-events-today-1894-treaty-of-aoki-kimberley-signed-between-japan-and-england/

1900: Russia launch an offensive against the Chinese in Manchuria

1900-07-16 Russia attack in Mandchuria

1920: China joins the League of Nations
http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/League_of_Nations.aspx

1954: French rule ends in Mahe with de facto power being transferred to the people and the Indian flag hoisted.

1960: Soviet Union breaks off with China and calls back all its experts in China while suspending all cooperation agreements
https://www.marxists.org/subject/stalinism/origins-future/ch3-1.htm
http://countrystudies.us/china/128.htm

2001: End of the Indo-Pakistani Agra summit between Indian Vajpayee and Pakistani Musharraf : Failure
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agra_summit
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/1430367.stm

2001: Chinese president Jiang Zemin and his Russian counterpart Putin sign a Treaty of Amity, the second one in history
http://www.nytimes.com/2001/07/17/world/russia-and-china-sign-friendship-pact.html
http://edition.cnn.com/2001/WORLD/europe/07/16/missile.treaty/index.html?eref=sitesearch

2001-07-16 Traité amitié

2004: Beginning of the withdrawal of 3,600 US soldiers from South Korea to send them in Iraq

2013: Panama launches a major investigation after drugs agents raided a ship travelling from Cuba to North Korea and discovered “missile components” stashed beneath a cargo of sugar
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/northkorea/10181736/North-Korean-ship-caught-smuggling-weapons-and-missile-material-through-Panama-Canal.html
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/americas/2013/07/201371662915540217.html
http://www.voanews.com/content/nkorean-ship-carrying-undeclared-weapons-seized-in-panama-canal/1702557.html

2015 : Japan’s House of Representatives approves of a package of 11 security bills that would allow its Self-Defense Forces to assist its allies abroad, even if there is no direct threat to Japan, for the first time since the end of World War II
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-33546465
http://www.euronews.com/2015/07/16/japan-lawmakers-approve-contentious-bills-to-bolster-military-presence-abroad/
http://english.chinamil.com.cn/news-channels/today-headlines/2015-07/17/content_6589202.htm

On 16 July in South Asian history

ON 16 JULY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on July 16, 2017

1909: Birth of Anura Asaf Ali, social worker and heroine of Indian independence who died on July 29, 1996
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aruna_Asaf_Ali
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/aruna-asaf-ali-5422.php
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/aruna-asaf-ali.html

Aruna Asaf Ali

1954: French rule ends in Mahe with de facto power being transferred to the people and the Indian flag hoisted.

1984: Birth of Katrina Kaif, Indian actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Katrina_Kaif
http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x88fw8_katrina-kaif-zara-zara-touch-me_music

2001: End of the Indo-Pakistani Agra summit between Indian Vajpayee and Pakistani Musharraf : Failure
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agra_summit
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/1430367.stm

2009: India said formal peace talks with Pakistan could not resume until those behind last year’s Mumbai attacks were brought to justice
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8150989.stm

2010: Sri Lankan police have filed a new case against Sarath Fonseka, the former army chief and defeated presidential candidate, for allegedly employing military deserters, according to his political party
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2010/07/20107145210410411.html

2010: The Bangladeshi government has ordered mosques and libraries across the country to remove all books written by a controversial Islamic scholar, Syed Abul Ala Maududi who encouraged « militancy and terrorism ». Mr Maududi – who died in 1979 – is the founder of the Jamaat-e-Islami party
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-10661454

2011: U.S. President Barack Obama stress the importance of protecting the human rights of Tibetans in a meeting at the White House with the Dalai Lama
http://www.voanews.com/english/news/asia/Obama-Meets-Dalai-Lama-Despite-Opposition-from-China-125688798.html
http://www.voanews.com/english/news/asia/China-Formally-Protests-Obama-Meeting-With-Dalai-Lama-125710273.html
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2011/07/2011716191248291319.html

 

On 16 July in Southeast Asian history

ON 16 JULY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 16, 2017

1918: Birth of Bayani Casimiro, Filipino dancer and actor who died on January 27, 1989
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bayani_Casimiro

1945: Draft of constitution for the Republic of Indonesia completed by Sukarno

1965: South Vietnamese Colonel Phạm Ngọc Thảo, an undetected communist spy—was hunted down and killed after being sentenced to death in absentia for a February 1965 coup attempt against Nguyễn Khánh
http://indochine.uqam.ca/vi/t-in-chin-tranh/1165-phm-ngc-tho-albert-19221965.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ph%E1%BA%A1m_Ng%E1%BB%8Dc_Th%E1%BA%A3o

1970: Birth of Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Thai film director
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apichatpong_Weerasethakul
http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x51ula_apichatpong-weerasethakul-interview_shortfilms

1981: Mahathir Mohamad becomes the fourth Prime Minister of Malaysia, replacing Tun Hussein Onn, until October 31, 2003
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/2059518.stm

Mahathir jeune

1990: The Luzon Earthquake strikes in Benguet, Pangasinan, Nueva Ecija, La Union, Aurora, Bataan, Zambales and Tarlac, Philippines, with an intensity of 7.7 Killing over 1,600 people
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luzon_Earthquake
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1235/today-in-philippine-history-july-16-1990-an-earthquake-with-epicenter-near-cabanatuan-city-jolted-a-wide-area-of-luzon

2001: For the first time, Aung San Suu Kyi, don’t attend  the Martyrs’ Day ceremony in memory of the assassination of her father in 1947

2004: Brunei sultan announces the restoration of the Legislative Council suspended since 1984

2012: In East Timor protesters angry that their party was shut out of the incoming government have thrown stones at officers, burned or destroyed 58 cars and damaged some houses. The protesters are supporters of the Fretilin party, which finished second to Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao’s party in July 7 parliamentary elections
http://asiancorrespondent.com/85899/violence-erupts-in-east-timor-over-new-government/

On 16 July in Japan’s history

ON 16 JULY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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

Updated on July 16, 2017

1324: Death of Go-Uda, 91st emperor of Japan (1274-1287), born on December 1267
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Go-Uda

1863: Battle of Shimonoseki Straits a naval engagement by a warship of the US Navy, the USS Wyoming, against the powerful feudal Japanese warlord or daimyo Lord Mori Takachika of the Choshu clan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naval_battle_of_Shimonoseki
http://www.maritimeprofessional.com/blogs/post/battle-of-the-shimonoseki-straits-13595

1863-07-16 Battle of Shimonoseki Strait

1894: The British Treaty of commerce and navigation, or Treaty of Aoki-Kimberley, is signed in London
http://www.kyotodreamtrips.com/historical-events-today-1894-treaty-of-aoki-kimberley-signed-between-japan-and-england/

1936: Birth of Yasuo Fukuda, Japanese Prime Minister from September 2007 to September 2008
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7006285.stm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yasuo_Fukuda

1999: Hiromi Yanagihara, Japanese singer, dies in a car accident. She was born on October 19, 1979
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=61082031

2004: Retired Air Force Gen. Charles W. Sweeney, who piloted the plane that dropped the atomic bomb on Nagasaki dies at age 84
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A60638-2004Jul18.html

2015 : Japan’s House of Representatives approves of a package of 11 security bills that would allow its Self-Defense Forces to assist its allies abroad, even if there is no direct threat to Japan, for the first time since the end of World War II
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-33546465
http://www.euronews.com/2015/07/16/japan-lawmakers-approve-contentious-bills-to-bolster-military-presence-abroad/
http://english.chinamil.com.cn/news-channels/today-headlines/2015-07/17/content_6589202.htm

 

On 16 July in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

2001-07-16 Traité amitié

ON 16 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 16, 2017

1683: Chinese Qing dynasty naval force, under Admiral Shi Lang, defeats the Taiwan kingdom of Tungning (founded by Koxinga) in the Battle of Penghu near the Pescadores Islands
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kingdom_of_Tungning
http://www.zonaeuropa.com/20060403_2.htm

1900: Russia launch an offensive against the Chinese in Manchuria

1900-07-16 Russia attack in Mandchuria

1920: China joins the League of Nations
http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/League_of_Nations.aspx

1935: Death of Zheng Zhengqiu, Shanghai screenwriter, director and playwright, born on January 25, 1889
http://www.chinesemirror.com/index/2007/03/rebel_with_a_ca.html
http://www.dianying.com/en/person/ZhengZhengqiu

1948: The storming of the cockpit of the Miss Macao passenger seaplane, marks the first skyjacking of a commercial plane
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miss_Macao

1960: Soviet Union breaks off with China and calls back all its experts in China while suspending all cooperation agreements
https://www.marxists.org/subject/stalinism/origins-future/ch3-1.htm
http://countrystudies.us/china/128.htm

2001: Chinese president Jiang Zemin and his Russian counterpart Putin sign a Treaty of Amity, the second one in history
http://www.nytimes.com/2001/07/17/world/russia-and-china-sign-friendship-pact.html
http://edition.cnn.com/2001/WORLD/europe/07/16/missile.treaty/index.html?eref=sitesearch

2001-07-16 Traité amitié

2005: In Taiwan, Ma Ying-jeou, Mayor of Taipei is elected chairman of the KMT, up to February 2007

2011: A Chinese bishop ordained without papal approval is excommunicated for accepting his new post. The Rev. Joseph Huang Bingzhang, was ordained as bishop of the Diocese of Shantou by China’s state-run Catholic Church. He is the third bishop to be appointed without papal approval in recent months
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/17/world/asia/17vatican.html?_r=1&ref=asia