Daily Archives: 20 juillet 2017

On 20 July in Asian history

ON 20 JULY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 20, 2017

1156: Death of the 74th Japanese emperor Toba (1107-1123), born on February 24, 1103
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Toba

1296: Alauddin Khilji declares himself as King of Delhi after assassinating his uncle Jalaluddin Khilji
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alauddin_Khilji
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jalal_ud_din_Firuz_Khilji

1402: During the Ottoman-Timurid Wars in the  Battle of Ankara , Timur, ruler of Timurid Empire, defeats forces of the Ottoman Empire sultan Bayezid I
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Ankara

1592: The Japanese capture the Korean capital Pyongyang, causing King Seonjo to request the assistance of Ming Dynasty Chinese forces, who recapture the city a year later.

http://madmonarchist.blogspot.fr/2012/12/monarch-profile-king-seonjo-of-korea.html

1905 : The first partition of Bengal along religious lines is approved in London by the Secretary of State of India
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/july-20th-1905-first-partition-of-bengal-is-approved-in-london-by-the-secretary-of-state-of-india

1929: Soviet troops attempt to cross the Amur River into Manchuria near Blagoveschensk as tensions mount between the Soviet Union and the Republic of China

1929: birth of Rajendra Kumar, Indian actor, who died on July 29, 1999
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0006348/
http://stationhollywood.blogspot.com/2007/12/jubilee-kumar-rajender-kumar.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZnKuXO0oAk

1932: Birth of Nam June Paik, American Korean-born artist, who died on January 29, 2006
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nam_June_Paik


http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x5x0ir_nam-june-paik-by-me-by-paik_creation

1937: Birth of Ken Ogata, Japanese actor who died on October 5, 2008
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0644523/
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Ogata_Ken


http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x71l4t_wonderful-spaceship-and-the-earth_travel

1944: Japanese aircraft carrier Hijo is sunk by US air attack in Guam area

1946: The US Congress’s Pearl Harbor Committee says Franklin D. Roosevelt is completely blameless for the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and calls for a unified command structure in the armed forces

1947: Police in Burma arrest former Prime Minister U Saw and 19 others on charges of assassinating Prime Minister U Aung San and six members of his cabinet
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/U_Saw

1947: The Duch cancel the Linggadjati agreement signed with the Indonesian on the creation of the United States of Indonesia. Dutch troops occupy West Java, East Java, Madura, Semarang, Medan, Palembang, Padang, bomb many cities

1947: The Viceroy of India says the people of the Northwest Frontier Province overwhelmingly voted the previous day to join Pakistan rather than India

1948: In South Korea, Syngman Rhee is elected first president
 
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_Korean_presidential_election,_1948

1950: Birth of Naseeruddin Shah, Indian actor
http://www.sscnet.ucla.edu/southasia/Culture/Cinema/Naseer.html
http://www.aceshowbiz.com/celebrity/naseeruddin_shah/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gYYslo8BkVs

1952: Birth of Keiko Matsuzaka, Japanese actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keiko_Matsuzaka
http://jdorama.com/artiste.925.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4uDUHRboGBk

1954: The General Conference on Indochina declares a demilitarized zone at the 17th parallel with the North under communist rule and the South under the leadership of Prime Minister Ngo Dinh Diem. Officially signed on 21

1954: Birth of Taiwanese singer Lo Ta-yu (Luo Dayou)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lo_Ta-yu
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0516340/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8EukqgufYyQ

1956: Birth of Ryo Ishibashi, Japanese actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ryo_Ishibashi
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0410903/

 1960: In Ceylon (Sri Lanka), Sirimavo Bandanaranaike is the first Asian woman to become Prime Minister
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/july/20/newsid_2784000/2784527.stm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/6998.html

1961: In Singapore, Lee Kuan Yew expels his opponents inside his People’s Action Party

1962: In South Vietnam, the National Liberation Front publishes its manifesto

1964: During the Vietnam War, Viet Cong forces attack the capital of Dinh Tuong Province, Cai Be, killing 11 South Vietnamese military personnel and 40 civilians (30 of which are children)
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/viet-cong-troops-overrun-town

1965: General Li Tsung-jen (Li Zongren), rival of Chiang Kai-sheik, in exile in the USA since 1949, come to back to Beijing
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Li_Zongren
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/7001.html

1965-07-20 retour Li Tsung-jen

1965: Death of Batukeshwar Dutt, Indian activist, born on November 18, 1910
http://arunsundar1710.blogspot.fr/2015/07/batukeshwar-dutt-forgotten-freedom.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Batukeshwar_Dutt

1966: Birth of Agot Isidro, Filipino actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agot_Isidro

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QD9DN92lRYc

1969: Muhammad Hidayatullah becomes the first acting President of India for one month
http://www.informationhubindia.com/presidents-of-india-/1525_justice-mohd-hidayatullah.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/who-is-who/government-politics/muhammad-hidayatullah.html

1971: Birth of Sandra Oh, Korean Canadian actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0644897/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wKqW_zuoQ08

1972: Death of Geeta Dutt, Indian singer, born on November 23, 1930
http://www.geetadutt.com/about.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KtpBWIf1WZY

1973: In testimony by Assistant Secretary of Defense Jerry Friedheim to the US Senate Committee on Armed Services, the US Defense Department admits it lied to US Congress about bombing Cambodia

1973: Death of Bruce Lee, American Hong Kong born actor and martial artist, born on November 27, 1940
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000045/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bruce_Lee
http://www.allbrucelee.com/article/mystery_of_bruce_lee.htm
http://www.findadeath.com/Deceased/l/brucelee/bruce.htm

1975: India expels three reporters from The Times, The Daily Telegraph, and Newsweek because they refused to sign a pledge to abide by government censorship
http://www.nytimes.com/1975/07/22/archives/controls-over-foreign-newsmen-tightened-3-are-expelled-india.html?_r=0

1976: After the Vietnam War, the US military completes its troop withdrawal from Thailand

1979: Birth of Claudine Barretto, Filipino actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Claudine_Barretto

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Ng8fb5MpSM

1989: Burma’s ruling junta puts opposition leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi under house arrest for the first time

1989: Birth of Witwisit Hirunwongkul, Thai actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Witwisit_Hiranyawongkul

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mAgwuqs48ds

1999: Falun Gong is banned in the People’s Republic of China, and a large scale persecution of the practice is launched
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Falun_Gong

2006: Security Council unanimously condemns the July 5 North Korean ballistic missiles tests, but with no sanctions because Chinese and Russian opposition

2009: An accord between India and the United States is reached in New Delhi clearing the way for the sale of US-made weapons to India
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2009/07/20097203375638188.html
http://www.asianews.it/index.php?l=en&art=15832&size=A

2009: Taiwan, restores former president Chiang Kai-shek’s name to a Taipei memorial hall housing a statue of him – the latest salvo in a partisan battle over the former Nationalist leader’s legacy

2010: Hamid Karzai, the Afghan president, has received international backing for plans that would see Afghan forces to take over security across the country in four years
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2010/07/201072052634402987.html
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/21/world/asia/21afghan.html?_r=1&ref=asia

2011: South China Sea dispute: Philippine MPs visit Spratlys. The politicians landed on Pagasa island, the only island in the Spratlys chain populated by Filipinos, and sang the national anthem with residents
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-14212130

2012: Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei lost his lawsuit against the Beijing tax bureau in a local court hearing Friday, leaving him still subject to tax evasion charges and more than $2 million in fines.

http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/20/world/asia/ai-weiwei-tax-evasion-appeal/index.html?hpt=ias_c1

http://www.france24.com/en/20120720-china-court-rejects-dissident-artist-ai-weiwei-appeal-against-tax-evasion-fine

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-18919834

2012: North Korea has said it was being forced to « re-examine » its nuclear programme because of fresh signs the US remains hostile towards the country, indicating it will step up defiant efforts to boost its nuclear arsenal.

http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/07/201272011434388132.html

2013: Taiwan’s President Ma Ying-jeou was overwhelmingly reelected chairman of the ruling party Saturday, amid corruption scandals involving top officials and public anger at his government.
http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20130720-438837.html

2014: Death of Panna Rittikrai, Thai actor, director, and stuntman, born on February 17, 1961
http://www.filmbiz.asia/news/panna-rittikrai-1961-2014
http://kungfukingdom.com/farewell-panna-rittikrai/

2015: As Japan prepares to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, one of its largest corporations, Mitsubishi, apologizes to WWII Japanese prisoners of war
http://edition.cnn.com/2015/07/19/asia/mitsubishi-japan-pow-apology/index.html
http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/international/2015-07-20/mitsubishi-apologises-for-using-us-prisoners-of-war-as-slave-labourers-during-world-war-ii/1471862

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 20 July in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 20 JULY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 20, 2017

1402: During the Ottoman-Timurid Wars in the  Battle of Ankara , Timur, ruler of Timurid Empire, defeats forces of the Ottoman Empire sultan Bayezid I
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Ankara

1592: The Japanese capture the Korean capital Pyongyang, causing King Seonjo to request the assistance of Ming Dynasty Chinese forces, who recapture the city a year later.

http://madmonarchist.blogspot.fr/2012/12/monarch-profile-king-seonjo-of-korea.html

1929: Soviet troops attempt to cross the Amur River into Manchuria near Blagoveschensk as tensions mount between the Soviet Union and the Republic of China

1944: Japanese aircraft carrier Hijo is sunk by US air attack in Guam area

1946: The US Congress’s Pearl Harbor Committee says Franklin D. Roosevelt is completely blameless for the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and calls for a unified command structure in the armed forces

1947: The Duch cancel the Linggadjati agreement signed with the Indonesian on the creation of the United States of Indonesia. Dutch troops occupy West Java, East Java, Madura, Semarang, Medan, Palembang, Padang, bomb many cities

1947: The Viceroy of India says the people of the Northwest Frontier Province overwhelmingly voted the previous day to join Pakistan rather than India

1954: The General Conference on Indochina declares a demilitarized zone at the 17th parallel with the North under communist rule and the South under the leadership of Prime Minister Ngo Dinh Diem. Officially signed on 21

1962: In South Vietnam, the National Liberation Front publishes its manifesto

1964: During the Vietnam War, Viet Cong forces attack the capital of Dinh Tuong Province, Cai Be, killing 11 South Vietnamese military personnel and 40 civilians (30 of which are children)
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/viet-cong-troops-overrun-town

1973: In testimony by Assistant Secretary of Defense Jerry Friedheim to the US Senate Committee on Armed Services, the US Defense Department admits it lied to US Congress about bombing Cambodia

1976: After the Vietnam War, the US military completes its troop withdrawal from Thailand

2006: Security Council unanimously condemns the July 5 North Korean ballistic missiles tests, but with no sanctions because Chinese and Russian opposition

2009: An accord between India and the United States is reached in New Delhi clearing the way for the sale of US-made weapons to India
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2009/07/20097203375638188.html
http://www.asianews.it/index.php?l=en&art=15832&size=A

2010: Hamid Karzai, the Afghan president, has received international backing for plans that would see Afghan forces to take over security across the country in four years
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2010/07/201072052634402987.html
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/21/world/asia/21afghan.html?_r=1&ref=asia

2011: South China Sea dispute: Philippine MPs visit Spratlys. The politicians landed on Pagasa island, the only island in the Spratlys chain populated by Filipinos, and sang the national anthem with residents
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-14212130

2012: North Korea has said it was being forced to « re-examine » its nuclear programme because of fresh signs the US remains hostile towards the country, indicating it will step up defiant efforts to boost its nuclear arsenal.

http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/07/201272011434388132.html

On 20 July in South Asian history

ON 20 JULY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on July 20, 2017

1296: Alauddin Khilji declares himself as King of Delhi after assassinating his uncle Jalaluddin Khilji
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alauddin_Khilji
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jalal_ud_din_Firuz_Khilji

1402: During the Ottoman-Timurid Wars in the  Battle of Ankara , Timur, ruler of Timurid Empire, defeats forces of the Ottoman Empire sultan Bayezid I
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Ankara

1905 : The first partition of Bengal along religious lines is approved in London by the Secretary of State of India
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/july-20th-1905-first-partition-of-bengal-is-approved-in-london-by-the-secretary-of-state-of-india

1929: birth of Rajendra Kumar, Indian actor, who died on July 29, 1999
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0006348/
http://stationhollywood.blogspot.com/2007/12/jubilee-kumar-rajender-kumar.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZnKuXO0oAk

1947: The Viceroy of India says the people of the Northwest Frontier Province overwhelmingly voted the previous day to join Pakistan rather than India

1950: Birth of Naseeruddin Shah, Indian actor
http://www.sscnet.ucla.edu/southasia/Culture/Cinema/Naseer.html
http://www.aceshowbiz.com/celebrity/naseeruddin_shah/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gYYslo8BkVs

1960: In Ceylon (Sri Lanka), Sirimavo Bandanaranaike is the first Asian woman to become Prime Minister
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/july/20/newsid_2784000/2784527.stm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/6998.html

1965: Death of Batukeshwar Dutt, Indian activist, born on November 18, 1910
http://arunsundar1710.blogspot.fr/2015/07/batukeshwar-dutt-forgotten-freedom.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Batukeshwar_Dutt

1969: Muhammad Hidayatullah becomes the first acting President of India for one month
http://www.informationhubindia.com/presidents-of-india-/1525_justice-mohd-hidayatullah.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/who-is-who/government-politics/muhammad-hidayatullah.html

1972: Death of Geeta Dutt, Indian singer, born on November 23, 1930
http://www.geetadutt.com/about.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KtpBWIf1WZY

1975: India expels three reporters from The Times, The Daily Telegraph, and Newsweek because they refused to sign a pledge to abide by government censorship
http://www.nytimes.com/1975/07/22/archives/controls-over-foreign-newsmen-tightened-3-are-expelled-india.html?_r=0

2009: An accord between India and the United States is reached in New Delhi clearing the way for the sale of US-made weapons to India
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2009/07/20097203375638188.html
http://www.asianews.it/index.php?l=en&art=15832&size=A

2010: Hamid Karzai, the Afghan president, has received international backing for plans that would see Afghan forces to take over security across the country in four years
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2010/07/201072052634402987.html
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/21/world/asia/21afghan.html?_r=1&ref=asia

 

On 20 July in Southeast Asian history

ON 20 JULY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on July 20, 2017

1947: Police in Burma arrest former Prime Minister U Saw and 19 others on charges of assassinating Prime Minister U Aung San and six members of his cabinet
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/U_Saw

1947: The Duch cancel the Linggadjati agreement signed with the Indonesian on the creation of the United States of Indonesia. Dutch troops occupy West Java, East Java, Madura, Semarang, Medan, Palembang, Padang, bomb many cities

1954: The General Conference on Indochina declares a demilitarized zone at the 17th parallel with the North under communist rule and the South under the leadership of Prime Minister Ngo Dinh Diem. Officially signed on 21

1961: In Singapore, Lee Kuan Yew expels his opponents inside his People’s Action Party

1962: In South Vietnam, the National Liberation Front publishes its manifesto

1964: During the Vietnam War, Viet Cong forces attack the capital of Dinh Tuong Province, Cai Be, killing 11 South Vietnamese military personnel and 40 civilians (30 of which are children)
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/viet-cong-troops-overrun-town

1966: Birth of Agot Isidro, Filipino actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agot_Isidro

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QD9DN92lRYc

1973: In testimony by Assistant Secretary of Defense Jerry Friedheim to the US Senate Committee on Armed Services, the US Defense Department admits it lied to US Congress about bombing Cambodia

1976: After the Vietnam War, the US military completes its troop withdrawal from Thailand

1979: Birth of Claudine Barretto, Filipino actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Claudine_Barretto

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Ng8fb5MpSM

1989: Burma’s ruling junta puts opposition leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi under house arrest for the first time

1989: Birth of Witwisit Hirunwongkul, Thai actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Witwisit_Hiranyawongkul

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mAgwuqs48ds

2011: South China Sea dispute: Philippine MPs visit Spratlys. The politicians landed on Pagasa island, the only island in the Spratlys chain populated by Filipinos, and sang the national anthem with residents
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-14212130

2014: Death of Panna Rittikrai, Thai actor, director, and stuntman, born on February 17, 1961
http://www.filmbiz.asia/news/panna-rittikrai-1961-2014
http://kungfukingdom.com/farewell-panna-rittikrai/

On 20 July in Japan’s history

ON 20 JULY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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

Updated on July 20, 2017

1156: Death of the 74th Japanese emperor Toba (1107-1123), born on February 24, 1103
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Toba

1592: The Japanese capture the Korean capital Pyongyang, causing King Seonjo to request the assistance of Ming Dynasty Chinese forces, who recapture the city a year later.

http://madmonarchist.blogspot.fr/2012/12/monarch-profile-king-seonjo-of-korea.html

1937: Birth of Ken Ogata, Japanese actor who died on October 5, 2008
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0644523/
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Ogata_Ken


http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x71l4t_wonderful-spaceship-and-the-earth_travel

1944: Japanese aircraft carrier Hijo is sunk by US air attack in Guam area

1946: The US Congress’s Pearl Harbor Committee says Franklin D. Roosevelt is completely blameless for the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and calls for a unified command structure in the armed forces

1952: Birth of Keiko Matsuzaka, Japanese actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keiko_Matsuzaka
http://jdorama.com/artiste.925.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4uDUHRboGBk

1956: Birth of Ryo Ishibashi, Japanese actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ryo_Ishibashi
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0410903/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On 20 July in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 20 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 20, 2017

1929: Soviet troops attempt to cross the Amur River into Manchuria near Blagoveschensk as tensions mount between the Soviet Union and the Republic of China

1954: Birth of Taiwanese singer Lo Ta-yu (Luo Dayou)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lo_Ta-yu
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0516340

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8EukqgufYyQ

1965: General Li Tsung-jen (Li Zongren), rival of Chiang Kai-sheik, in exile in the USA since 1949, come to back to Beijing
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Li_Zongren
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/7001.html

1965-07-20 retour Li Tsung-jen

1973: Death of Bruce Lee, American Hong Kong born actor and martial artist, born on November 27, 1940
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000045/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bruce_Lee
http://www.allbrucelee.com/article/mystery_of_bruce_lee.htm
http://www.findadeath.com/Deceased/l/brucelee/bruce.htm

1999: Falun Gong is banned in the People’s Republic of China, and a large scale persecution of the practice is launched
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Falun_Gong

2009: Taiwan, restores former president Chiang Kai-shek’s name to a Taipei memorial hall housing a statue of him – the latest salvo in a partisan battle over the former Nationalist leader

2011: South China Sea dispute: Philippine MPs visit Spratlys. The politicians landed on Pagasa island, the only island in the Spratlys chain populated by Filipinos, and sang the national anthem with residents
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-14212130

2012: Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei lost his lawsuit against the Beijing tax bureau in a local court hearing Friday, leaving him still subject to tax evasion charges and more than $2 million in fines
http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/20/world/asia/ai-weiwei-tax-evasion-appeal/index.html?hpt=ias_c1

http://www.france24.com/en/20120720-china-court-rejects-dissident-artist-ai-weiwei-appeal-against-tax-evasion-fine
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-18919834

2013: Taiwan’s President Ma Ying-jeou was overwhelmingly reelected chairman of the ruling party Saturday, amid corruption scandals involving top officials and public anger at his government.
http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20130720-438837.html