Daily Archives: 21 juillet 2017

On 21 July in Asian history

ON 21 JULY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 21, 2017

541: Birth of Emperor Wen, founder of the Sui dynasty who died on August 13, 604
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Wen_of_Sui

628: Birth of Emperor Gaozong of Tang, the third emperor of the Tang Dynasty in China, ruling from 649, who died on December 27, 683
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Taizong_of_Tang

1645: Qing Dynasty regent Dorgon issues an edict ordering all Han Chinese men to shave their forehead and braid the rest of their hair into a queue identical to those of the Manchus

1911 Fin natte (2)

1786: Tay Son rebellion leader Ngyuyen Hue captures the capital of Dai Viet (Vietnam), Thang Long (Hanoi)
http://countrystudies.us/vietnam/13.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nguyen_Hue

1906: Birth of Taiwan musician Teng Yu-hsien who died on June 11, 1944
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Teng_Yu-hsien

 

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

1911: Birth of Umashankar Joshi, Indian author, poet, and scholar who died on December 19, 1988
http://www.umashankarjoshi.in/index.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Umashankar_Joshi

1920: Birth of Anand Bakshi, Indian poet and songwriter who died on March 30, 2002

http://www.santabanta.com/bollywood/1463/anand-bakshi/

http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/anand-bakshi.html

1926: Birth of Rahimuddin Khan, Pakistani general, governor of Balochistan from 1978 to 1984
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rahimuddin_Khan

1944: American troops land on Guam, under Japanese occupation since December 1941, starting a battle that will end on August 10


http://www.stamfordhistory.org/ww2_guam.htm
http://www.history.army.mil/news/2014/140721a_guam.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=549AEkdXEM8

1945: Birth at Shanghai of Hong Kong actress Lydia Shum who died from liver cancer on February 19, 2008
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lydia_Shum

1947: In Indonesia, Dutch troops launch the Operation Product, aiming to take control of the more useful eras of Java and Sumatra
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operatie_Product

1951: Beginning of the negotiations between United Nations and North Korea in the border town of Panmunjom

1953: Birth of Jeff Fatt, Chinese Australian actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeff_Fatt

1954: End of the Conference of Geneva on Indochina. Vietnam is cut in two eras separated by the 17th parallel. Hanoi signs but Saigon refuses
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/july/21/newsid_3894000/3894175.stm
http://avalon.law.yale.edu/20th_century/inch003.asp

1955: Birth of Taco Ockerse, Indonesian singer
http://www.taco.tc/Biography.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taco_(musician)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QMecLD7lAQc

1960: In Sri Lanka, Sirimavo Bandaranaike takes the oath as Prime Minister up to 1977
http://www.theguardian.com/theguardian/2013/jul/22/bandaranaike-first-woman-prime-minister

1960: Birth of Amar Singh Chamkila, Punjabi folk singer, gunned down on March 8, 1988
http://www.chamkila.org/home/history

1963: End of Sino-Soviet talks in Moscow to discuss the widening split between Moscow and Beijing over ideological differences. Both countries issue a joint statement that the talks have ended, and that the delegations have failed to reach any agreement except to recess

1964: Riots in Singapore by Malays demanding the same privileges as in the other parts of the Federation of Malaysia

1964-07-21 Riots
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1964_Race_Riots
http://singaporerebel.blogspot.fr/2005/07/1964-fighting-in-streets-of-singapore.html
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=10&ved=0CFkQFjAJahUKEwjtrsaUyerGAhXBXBQKHY_3C8M&url=http%3A%2F%2Fscholarbank.nus.edu.sg%2Fbitstream%2Fhandle%2F10635%2F51957%2FJasminF.pdf%3Fsequence%3D1&ei=JV2tVa2IL8G5UY_vr5gM&usg=AFQjCNHTWAG8NKsDMs6jkGk__Eir2Pyk6Q&sig2=ntpyHT9UXg8IZgSZjlckkQ

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ekpJL6z8Bgs

1964: Birth of Akira Yasuda, Japanese illustrator
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1448771/

1969: USA lifts some restrictions in its business with communist China

1972: Death of Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, king of Bhutan since 1952 (born on May 2, 1929). Jigme Singye Wangchuck, 17 years old becomes the new kind
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jigme_Dorji_Wangchuck
http://countrystudies.us/bhutan/12.htm

1978: Sino-Japanese talks for a Treaty of Peace and Amity resume

1995: Third Taiwan Strait Crisis. The People’s Liberation Army begins firing missiles into the waters north of Taiwan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Third_Taiwan_Strait_Crisis
http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/ops/taiwan_strait.htm

TW Manoeuvres détroits

2001: Death of Sivaji Ganesan, South Indian Tamil actor, born on October 1, 1927
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/sivaji-ganesan.html

2005: In Myanmar, former PM Khin Nyunt is sentenced to 41 years in prison
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/4708435.stm

2006: Death of Mako Iwamatsu, Japanese-born American actor, born on December 10, 1933
http://articles.latimes.com/2006/jul/23/local/me-mako23

2006: Death of Ta Mok, Khmer Rouge leader “The Butcher”, born in 1930
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/5201770.stm

2007: For the first time since independence, 60 years ago, a woman, Pratibha Patil, is elected president of the republic of India
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/6910097.stm

2008: Ram Baran Yadav, from the Nepalese Congress, is elected first president of the Republic of Nepal
 
https://blog.com.np/2008/07/21/ram-baran-yadav-is-the-first-president-of-republic-nepal/
http://www1.rfi.fr/actuen/articles/103/article_1063.asp

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sYgh-1_8duM

2009: Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso dissolves parliament’s lower house for an August 30 election
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8160900.stm

2012: Japan launches a rocket with an unmanned cargo transporter to the International Space Station.

http://www.euronews.com/2012/07/21/japan-sends-rocket-to-space-station/

2013: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ruling bloc has won majority of seats in the upper house of parliament in elections, giving it control of both chambers for the first time in six years, according to exit polls.
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2013/07/2013721113616975336.htm
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http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2013/07/22/national/one-party-rule-back-but-abe-could-blow-it-2/#.UexRYMtOLmQ

2013: In Cambodia, Sam Rainsy, who was greeted by huge crowds on Friday after his return from self-imposed exile in France, was removed from the electoral register late last year and is unable to run as a candidate in the July 28 polls.

2015 : Eleven Cambodian opposition members and activists are sentenced to prison on insurrection charges, including three who received 20-year sentences
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2015/07/cambodia-jails-opposition-activists-insurrection-150721123023451.html
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/cambodia-opposition-activists-jailed-20-years-insurrection

2016: A youth named by China as Panchen Lama, the second-highest figure in Tibetan Buddhism, but reviled as a fake by many Tibetans, begins an important Buddhist rite, the first time in 50 years it has happened in Tibet
http://in.reuters.com/article/us-china-tibet-idINKCN1010S5
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/nation/2016-07/22/content_15466707.html

 

Holidays and observances

Singapore: Racial Harmony Day

Guam: Liberation Day

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 21 July in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 21 JULY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 21, 2017

1786: Tay Son rebellion leader Ngyuyen Hue captures the capital of Dai Viet (Vietnam), Thang Long (Hanoi)
http://countrystudies.us/vietnam/13.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nguyen_Hue

1944: American troops land on Guam, under Japanese occupation since December 1941, starting a battle that will end on August 10

http://www.stamfordhistory.org/ww2_guam.htm
http://www.history.army.mil/news/2014/140721a_guam.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=549AEkdXEM8

1947: In Indonesia, Dutch troops launch the Operation Product, aiming to take control of the more useful eras of Java and Sumatra
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operatie_Product

1951: Beginning of the negotiations between United Nations and North Korea in the border town of Panmunjom

1954: End of the Conference of Geneva on Indochina. Vietnam is cut in two eras separated by the 17th parallel. Hanoi signs but Saigon refuses
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/july/21/newsid_3894000/3894175.stm
http://avalon.law.yale.edu/20th_century/inch003.asp

1963: End of Sino-Soviet talks in Moscow to discuss the widening split between Moscow and Beijing over ideological differences. Both countries issue a joint statement that the talks have ended, and that the delegations have failed to reach any agreement except to recess

1969: USA lifts some restrictions in its business with communist China

1978: Sino-Japanese talks for a Treaty of Peace and Amity resume

1995: Third Taiwan Strait Crisis. The People’s Liberation Army begins firing missiles into the waters north of Taiwan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Third_Taiwan_Strait_Crisis
http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/ops/taiwan_strait.htm

TW Manoeuvres détroits

Holidays and observances

Guam: Liberation Day

On 21 July in South Asian history

ON 21 JULY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 21, 2017

1911: Birth of Umashankar Joshi, Indian author, poet, and scholar who died on December 19, 1988
http://www.umashankarjoshi.in/index.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Umashankar_Joshi

1920: Birth of Anand Bakshi, Indian poet and songwriter who died on March 30, 2002

http://www.santabanta.com/bollywood/1463/anand-bakshi/

http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/anand-bakshi.html

1926: Birth of Rahimuddin Khan, Pakistani general, governor of Balochistan from 1978 to 1984
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rahimuddin_Khan

1960: In Sri Lanka, Sirimavo Bandaranaike takes the oath as Prime Minister up to 1977
http://www.theguardian.com/theguardian/2013/jul/22/bandaranaike-first-woman-prime-minister

1960: Birth of Amar Singh Chamkila, Punjabi folk singer, gunned down on March 8, 1988
http://www.chamkila.org/home/history

1972: Death of Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, king of Bhutan since 1952 (born on May 2, 1929). Jigme Singye Wangchuck, 17 years old becomes the new kind
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jigme_Dorji_Wangchuck
http://countrystudies.us/bhutan/12.htm

2001: Death of Sivaji Ganesan, South Indian Tamil actor, born on October 1, 1927
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/sivaji-ganesan.html

2007: For the first time since independence, 60 years ago, a woman, Pratibha Patil, is elected president of the republic of India
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/6910097.stm

2008: Ram Baran Yadav, from the Nepalese Congress, is elected first president of the Republic of Nepal
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2008-07/21/content_8741639.htm

 

On 21 July in Southeast Asian history

ON 21 JULY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 21, 2017

1786: Tay Son rebellion leader Ngyuyen Hue captures the capital of Dai Viet (Vietnam), Thang Long (Hanoi)
http://countrystudies.us/vietnam/13.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nguyen_Hue

1947: In Indonesia, Dutch troops launch the Operation Product, aiming to take control of the more useful eras of Java and Sumatra
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operatie_Product

1954: End of the Conference of Geneva on Indochina. Vietnam is cut in two eras separated by the 17th parallel. Hanoi signs but Saigon refuses
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/july/21/newsid_3894000/3894175.stm
http://avalon.law.yale.edu/20th_century/inch003.asp

1955: Birth of Taco Ockerse, Indonesian singer
http://www.taco.tc/Biography.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taco_(musician) 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QMecLD7lAQc

1964: Riots in Singapore by Malays demanding the same privileges as in the other parts of the Federation of Malaysia

1964-07-21 Riotshttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1964_Race_Riots
http://singaporerebel.blogspot.fr/2005/07/1964-fighting-in-streets-of-singapore.html
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=10&ved=0CFkQFjAJahUKEwjtrsaUyerGAhXBXBQKHY_3C8M&url=http%3A%2F%2Fscholarbank.nus.edu.sg%2Fbitstream%2Fhandle%2F10635%2F51957%2FJasminF.pdf%3Fsequence%3D1&ei=JV2tVa2IL8G5UY_vr5gM&usg=AFQjCNHTWAG8NKsDMs6jkGk__Eir2Pyk6Q&sig2=ntpyHT9UXg8IZgSZjlckkQ

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ekpJL6z8Bgs

2005: In Myanmar, former PM Khin Nyunt is sentenced to 41 years in prison
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/4708435.stm

2006: Death of Ta Mok, Khmer Rouge leader “The Butcher”, born in 1930
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/5201770.stm

2013: In Cambodia, Sam Rainsy, who was greeted by huge crowds on Friday after his return from self-imposed exile in France, was removed from the electoral register late last year and is unable to run as a candidate in the July 28 polls.

 

Holidays and observances

Singapore: Racial Harmony 

On 21 July in Japan’s history

ON 21 JULY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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

Updated on July 21, 2017

1944: American troops land on Guam, under Japanese occupation since December 1941, starting a battle that will end on August 10
http://www.stamfordhistory.org/ww2_guam.htm
http://www.history.army.mil/news/2014/140721a_guam.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=549AEkdXEM8

1964: Birth of Akira Yasuda, Japanese illustrator
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1448771/

1978: Sino-Japanese talks for a Treaty of Peace and Amity resume

2006: Death of Mako Iwamatsu, Japanese-born American actor, born on December 10, 1933
http://articles.latimes.com/2006/jul/23/local/me-mako23

2009: Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso dissolves parliament’s lower house for an August 30 election
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8160900.stm

2012: Japan launches a rocket with an unmanned cargo transporter to the International Space Station.

http://www.euronews.com/2012/07/21/japan-sends-rocket-to-space-station/

2013: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ruling bloc has won majority of seats in the upper house of parliament in elections, giving it control of both chambers for the first time in six years, according to exit polls.
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2013/07/2013721113616975336.htm
l
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2013/07/22/national/one-party-rule-back-but-abe-could-blow-it-2/#.UexRYMtOLmQ

 

 

 

On 21 July in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 21 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 21, 2017

541: Birth of Emperor Wen, founder of the Sui dynasty who died on August 13, 604
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Wen_of_Sui

628: Birth of Emperor Gaozong of Tang, the third emperor of the Tang Dynasty in China, ruling from 649, who died on December 27, 683
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Taizong_of_Tang

1645: Qing Dynasty regent Dorgon issues an edict ordering all Han Chinese men to shave their forehead and braid the rest of their hair into a queue identical to those of the Manchus.

1911 Fin natte (2)

1906: Birth of Taiwan musician Teng Yu-hsien who died on June 11, 1944
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Teng_Yu-hsien

 

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

1945: Birth at Shanghai of Hong Kong actress Lydia Shum who died from liver cancer on February 19, 2008
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lydia_Shum

1953: Birth of Jeff Fatt, Chinese Australian actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeff_Fatt

1963: End of Sino-Soviet talks in Moscow to discuss the widening split between Moscow and Beijing over ideological differences. Both countries issue a joint statement that the talks have ended, and that the delegations have failed to reach any agreement except to recess

1969: USA lifts some restrictions in its business with communist China

1978: Sino-Japanese talks for a Treaty of Peace and Amity resume

1995: Third Taiwan Strait Crisis. The People’s Liberation Army begins firing missiles into the waters north of Taiwan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Third_Taiwan_Strait_Crisis
http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/ops/taiwan_strait.htm

TW Manoeuvres détroits