Daily Archives: 17 juillet 2017

On 17 July in Asian history

ON 17 JULY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 17, 2017

1402: Coronation of Yongle, third emperor of the China Song dynasty, born on 2 May 1360 and died on August 12, 1424
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/china/p/Biography-Of-The-Yongle-Emperor.htm
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-563688/Revenge-evil-emperor-Mass-slaughter-Beijings-Forbidden-City.html

1489 : Sikandar Lodi (Nizam Khan) is crowned Sultan of Delhi
http://www.importantindia.com/9060/sikandar-lodi/
http://www.historydiscussion.net/history-of-india/15-main-achievements-of-sikandar-lodis/2716

Sikandar Lodi

1531: Death of Hosokawa Takakuni, the most powerful Japanese military commander in the Muromachi period under Ashikaga Yoshiharu shogun
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hosokawa_Takakuni

1708: Amangkurat III, sultan of Mataram, surrenders himself at Surabaya, after receiving a false VOC (Dutch Indies Company) promise of lands and freedom in exchange for surrender
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mataram_Sultanate

1831: Birth of Xianfeng, eighth emperor of the Chinese Qing dynasty (1850-1861) who died on August 22, 1861
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xianfeng_Emperor
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/6856.html

1883: Death of Tu Duc, emperor of the Nguyễn Dynasty of Vietnam since 1847, born on September 22, 1829
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tu_Duc

1929: USSR breaks diplomatic relations with China

1941: Birth of Bharathiraja, Indian film director
http://www.filmibeat.com/celebs/bharathiraja/biography.html
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0707300/

1948: Proclamation of the constitution of the Republique of Korea (South Korea)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Constitution_of_the_Republic_of_Korea

http://www.servat.unibe.ch/icl/ks00000_.html

1958: Birth of Wong Kar Wai, Hong Kong director and screenwriter
http://sensesofcinema.com/2002/great-directors/wong/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wong_Kar-wai

1966: Ho Chi Minh orders a partial mobilization of North Vietnam forces to defend against American air strikes

 

1973: Afghan Premier, Sardar Mohammed Daoud Khan, seizes power from his cousin and brother-in-law, the king Zahir Shah  and establishes the Republic with him as president
http://www.afghan-web.com/bios/yest/daoud.html
http://www.khaama.com/mohammad-daud-khan
1973-07-17 Mohammad Daoud
1976: Annexed East Timor becomes the 27th province of Indonesia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indonesian_invasion_of_East_Timor

1977: Birth of Lehmber Hussainpuri, Famous Indian Singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lehmber_Hussainpuri

1980: Birth of Tokio Sasaki, Japanese actor
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2067962/

 

1980: Zenko Suzuki becomes the 70th Prime Minister of Japan until November 1982
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zenko_Suzuki

1984: Birth of Asami Kimura, Japanese singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asami_Kimura
 http://helloproject.wikia.com/wiki/Kimura_Asami

1987: Death of Yujiro Ishihara, Japanese actor, born on December 28, 1934
http://shishido0.tripod.com/ishihara.html

1996 : M. Karunanidhi, the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, announces in the state assembly that the state capital of Madras would from then on be known as Chennai
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/july-17-1996-madras-came-to-be-known-as-chennai
http://madrastochennai.blogspot.fr/2006/09/meaning-of-madras.html

1998: A violent tsunami hits Papua New Guinea causing more than 2,000 deads

2009: At least nine people have been killed and scores injured in near simultaneous bomb blasts at two luxury hotels in the Indonesia’s capital, Jakarta
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8155084.stm
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2009/07/200971712713953274.html

2009: Pakistani former prime minister Nawaz Sharif. is found not guilty of « hijacking » then army chief Pervez Musharraf’s plane, by not allowing it to land in October of 1999
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2009/jul/17/nawaz-sharif-hijack-conviction-overturned
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/pakistan/5850595/Pakistan-opposition-leader-Nawaz-Sharif-cleared-of-hijacking-charge.html

2010: Hong Kong passes its first-ever minimum wage law, a rare departure from the wealthy Chinese financial hub’s free-market philosophy

2011: NATO hands over responsibility for security to local forces in the peaceful Afghan province of Bamiyan , in the first step of a gradual transition process due to be completed by 2014 and paving the way for foreign forces to return home

2013: Death of Maj-Gen Sanyahak Phomvihane, a fast-rising star in the ruling communist party in Laos, aged 45
https://khampoua.wordpress.com/tag/maj-gen-sanyahak-phomvihane/

2014: Malaysian jet MH17 is ‘shot down’ over Ukraine killing all 298 people abord
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/europe/2014/07/report-malaysian-jet-crashes-near-ukraine-2014717151147473508.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-28357880
http://edition.cnn.com/2015/07/15/politics/mh17-pro-russian-missile-crash-Ukraine/

2014: Death of J. Sasikumar, Indian actor, director, and screenwriter, born on October 14, 1928
http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-kerala/film-director-sasikumar-dead/article6223146.ece
http://movies.ndtv.com/regional/malayalam-film-director-j-sasikumar-dies-at-86-640913

2014: Heavily-armed Taliban militants attack the Kabul International Airport, firing rockets and occupying two unused buildings before they were gunned down by Afghan security forces
http://www.france24.com/en/20140717-afghanistan-kabul-airport-attack-taliban/ http://www.euronews.com/2014/07/17/afghan-forces-repel-taliban-attack-on-kabul-airport/

 

Holidays and observances

South Korea: Constitution Day

Kyoto, Japan: Gion Matsuri

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 17 July in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 17 JULY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 17, 2017

1708: Amangkurat III, sultan of Mataram, surrenders himself at Surabaya, after receiving a false VOC (Dutch Indies Company) promise of lands and freedom in exchange for surrender
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mataram_Sultanate

1966: Ho Chi Minh orders a partial mobilization of North Vietnam forces to defend against American air strikes

1973: Afghan Premier, Sardar Mohammed Daoud Khan, seizes power from his cousin and brother-in-law, the king Zahir Shah  and establishes the Republic with him as president
http://www.afghan-web.com/bios/yest/daoud.html
http://www.khaama.com/mohammad-daud-khan

1973-07-17 Mohammad Daoud

1976: Annexed East Timor becomes the 27th province of Indonesia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indonesian_invasion_of_East_Timor

2009: At least nine people have been killed and scores injured in near simultaneous bomb blasts at two luxury hotels in the Indonesia’s capital, Jakarta
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8155084.stm
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2009/07/200971712713953274.html

2011: NATO hands over responsibility for security to local forces in the peaceful Afghan province of Bamiyan , in the first step of a gradual transition process due to be completed by 2014 and paving the way for foreign forces to return home

2014: Malaysian jet MH17 is ‘shot down’ over Ukraine killing all 298 people abord
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/europe/2014/07/report-malaysian-jet-crashes-near-ukraine-2014717151147473508.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-28357880
http://edition.cnn.com/2015/07/15/politics/mh17-pro-russian-missile-crash-Ukraine/

2014: Heavily-armed Taliban militants attack the Kabul International Airport, firing rockets and occupying two unused buildings before they were gunned down by Afghan security forces
http://www.france24.com/en/20140717-afghanistan-kabul-airport-attack-taliban/ http://www.euronews.com/2014/07/17/afghan-forces-repel-taliban-attack-on-kabul-airport/

On 17 July in South Asian history

ON 17 JULY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on July 17, 2017

1489 : Sikandar Lodi (Nizam Khan) is crowned Sultan of Delhi
http://www.importantindia.com/9060/sikandar-lodi/
http://www.historydiscussion.net/history-of-india/15-main-achievements-of-sikandar-lodis/2716

Sikandar Lodi

1941: Birth of Bharathiraja, Indian film director
http://www.filmibeat.com/celebs/bharathiraja/biography.html
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0707300/

1973: Afghan Premier, Sardar Mohammed Daoud Khan, seizes power from his cousin and brother-in-law, the king Zahir Shah  and establishes the Republic with him as president
http://www.afghan-web.com/bios/yest/daoud.html
http://www.khaama.com/mohammad-daud-khan

1973-07-17 Mohammad Daoud

1977: Birth of Lehmber Hussainpuri, Famous Indian Singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lehmber_Hussainpuri

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QAE7izBBVow&hl=fr

1996 : M. Karunanidhi, the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, announces in the state assembly that the state capital of Madras would from then on be known as Chennai
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/july-17-1996-madras-came-to-be-known-as-chennai
http://madrastochennai.blogspot.fr/2006/09/meaning-of-madras.html

2009: Pakistani former prime minister Nawaz Sharif. is found not guilty of « hijacking » then army chief Pervez Musharraf’s plane, by not allowing it to land in October of 1999
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2009/jul/17/nawaz-sharif-hijack-conviction-overturned
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/pakistan/5850595/Pakistan-opposition-leader-Nawaz-Sharif-cleared-of-hijacking-charge.html

2011: NATO hands over responsibility for security to local forces in the peaceful Afghan province of Bamiyan , in the first step of a gradual transition process due to be completed by 2014 and paving the way for foreign forces to return home

2014: Death of J. Sasikumar, Indian actor, director, and screenwriter, born on October 14, 1928
http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-kerala/film-director-sasikumar-dead/article6223146.ece
http://movies.ndtv.com/regional/malayalam-film-director-j-sasikumar-dies-at-86-640913

2014: Heavily-armed Taliban militants attack the Kabul International Airport, firing rockets and occupying two unused buildings before they were gunned down by Afghan security forces
http://www.france24.com/en/20140717-afghanistan-kabul-airport-attack-taliban/ http://www.euronews.com/2014/07/17/afghan-forces-repel-taliban-attack-on-kabul-airport/

 

On 17 July in Southeast Asian history

ON 17 JULY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 17, 2017

1708: Amangkurat III, sultan of Mataram, surrenders himself at Surabaya, after receiving a false VOC (Dutch Indies Company) promise of lands and freedom in exchange for surrender
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mataram_Sultanate

 1883: Death of Tu Duc, emperor of the Nguyễn Dynasty of Vietnam since 1847, born on September 22, 1829
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tu_Duc

1966: Ho Chi Minh orders a partial mobilization of North Vietnam forces to defend against American air strikes

1976: Annexed East Timor becomes the 27th province of Indonesia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indonesian_invasion_of_East_Timor

1998: A violent tsunami hits Papua New Guinea causing more than 2,000 deads

2009: At least nine people have been killed and scores injured in near simultaneous bomb blasts at two luxury hotels in the Indonesia’s capital, Jakarta
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8155084.stm
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2009/07/200971712713953274.html

2013: Death of Maj-Gen Sanyahak Phomvihane, a fast-rising star in the ruling communist party in Laos, aged 45
https://khampoua.wordpress.com/tag/maj-gen-sanyahak-phomvihane/ http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/photo/2013-07/18/c_132553785.htm

2014: Malaysian jet MH17 is ‘shot down’ over Ukraine killing all 298 people abord
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/europe/2014/07/report-malaysian-jet-crashes-near-ukraine-2014717151147473508.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-28357880
http://edition.cnn.com/2015/07/15/politics/mh17-pro-russian-missile-crash-Ukraine/

On 17 July in Japan’s history

0N 17 JULY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on July 17, 2017

1531: Death of Hosokawa Takakuni, the most powerful Japanese military commander in the Muromachi period under Ashikaga Yoshiharu shogun
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hosokawa_Takakuni

1980: Birth of Tokio Sasaki, Japanese actor
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2067962/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ITS6FjldaOw

1980: Zenko Suzuki 70th Prime Minister of Japan until November 1982
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zenko_Suzuki

1984: Birth of Asami Kimura, Japanese singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asami_Kimura
http://helloproject.wikia.com/wiki/Kimura_Asami

1987: Death of Yujiro Ishihara, Japanese actor, born on December 28, 1934
http://shishido0.tripod.com/ishihara.html

 

Holidays and observances

Kyoto, Japan: Gion Matsuri

On 17 July in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

 

ON 17 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 17, 2017

1402: Coronation of Yongle, third emperor of the China Song dynasty, born on 2 May 1360 and died on August 12, 1424
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/china/p/Biography-Of-The-Yongle-Emperor.htm
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-563688/Revenge-evil-emperor-Mass-slaughter-Beijings-Forbidden-City.html

1831: Birth of Xianfeng, eighth emperor of the Chinese Qing dynasty (1850-1861) who died on August 22, 1861
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xianfeng_Emperor
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/6856.html

1929: USSR breaks diplomatic relations with China

1958: Birth of Wong Kar Wai, Hong Kong director and screenwriter
http://sensesofcinema.com/2002/great-directors/wong/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wong_Kar-wai

1960: Birth of Robin Shou, Hong Kong actor
http://uk.imdb.com/name/nm0795225/

2010: Hong Kong passes its first-ever minimum wage law, a rare departure from the wealthy Chinese financial hub’s free-market philosophy