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On 23 July in Asian history

1839-07-23 Battle of Ghusnee

ON 23 JULY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 23, 2017

1227: Death of Qiu Chuji, Chinese Taoist master, born in 1148
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qiu_Chuji

1555: Humayun reconquers Delhi after defeating Sikandar Suri
http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Humayun.aspx
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sikandar_Shah_Suri

1839: During the First Afghan war, Battle of Ghuznee, won by the British and Indian forces
http://britishbattles.com/first-afghan-war/ghuznee.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Ghazni
http://www.queensroyalsurreys.org.uk/1661to1966/affghan1839/affghan1839.shtml

1839-07-23 Battle of Ghusnee

1856: Birth of Lokmanya Tilak, Indian freedom fighter, born on August 1, 1920
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/bal-gangadhar-tilak.html
http://adaniel.tripod.com/tilak.htm

1864: Birth of Apolinario Mabini, Filipino political theoretician and Prime Minister (1899) who died on May 13, 1903
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/philippines/fl/Apolinario-Mabini.htm
http://www.rappler.com/newsbreak/iq/63968-quiz-apolinario-mabini-150
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1564/today-in-philippine-history-july-23-1864-apolinario-mabini-was-born-in-talaga-tanauan-batangas

1906: Birth of Chandrasekhar Azad, Indian revolutionary, who died on February 27, 1931
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chandrasekhar_Azad
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/july-23-1906-chandra-shekhar-azad-is-born

1921: In Shanghai, opening of the Chinese Communist Party first national congress
http://www.chinatoday.com/org/cpc/cpc_1st_congress_standing_polibureau.htm
http://www.chinatouronline.com/china-travel/shanghai/shanghai-attractions/site-of-the-first-national-congress-of-the-communist-party-of-china_182.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/7111.html

1925: Birth of Tajuddin Ahmad, first Prime Minister of Bangladesh, who died on November 3, 1975
http://www.tajuddinahmad.com/

1936: Birth of Shiv Kumar Batalvi, Punjabi revolutionary who died on May 7, 1973
http://sach-shivkumarbatalvi.blogspot.fr/2011/01/shiv-kumar-batalvi-biography.html

1950: Death of Shigenori Tōgō, Japanese politician, Minister of Foreign Affairs for Japan, born on December 10, 1882
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shigenori_T%C5%8Dg%C5%8D
http://turtledove.wikia.com/wiki/Shigenori_Togo

1953: Birth of Najib Abdul Razak, current Malaysia’s Prime Minister
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Najib_Tun_Razak
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/najib-razak-5594.php

1954: A civil British plane is shot down by chinese fighters off Hainan island. That will lead to the first Taiwan crisis in August

1959: Mao Zedong speech at Lushan Conference or Eighth plenum of the eighth Central committee to discuss the Great Leap Forward
http://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/mao/selected-works/volume-8/mswv8_34.htm

1962: Conference of Geneva on Laos which becomes a neutral country with the Pathet Lao taking part in the government as ceasefire becomes effective
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/an-accord-on-laos-is-reached

1973: Birth of Himesh Reshammiya, Indian Bollywood composer, singer and actor.
http://www.himesh-reshammiya.com/

1975: Birth of Seong Hyeon-ah, South Korean actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seong_Hyeon-ah
http://www.hancinema.net/korean_Seong_Hyeon-ah.php

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z-0gdM_vC4s

1975: Birth of Surya Sivakumar, Tamil actor
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suriya

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q9oxwyjyuGc

1977: In Sri Lanka, J.R. Jayewardene, Prime Minister (up to February 1978)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J._R._Jayawardene

1978: Birth of Stefanie Sun, Singaporean singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stefanie_Sun

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hb46Ur3FBXM

1983: Beginning of Sri Lankan Civil War, with the killing of 13 Sri Lanka Army soldiers by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sri_Lankan_Civil_War
https://www.reddit.com/r/AskHistorians/comments/2sp8ag/how_did_the_civil_war_in_sri_lanka_begin/

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

1988: General Ne Win, effective ruler of Burma since 1962 through the Burma Socialist Programme Party, formaly resigns as chaiman of the party after pro-democracy protests
http://www.moreorless.net.au/killers/win.html

1997: Myanmar and Laos join the Association of Southeast Asian nations (ASEAN)

1997

1999 ANA Flight 61 is hijacked in Tokyo
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/401680.stm
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/inatl/daily/july99/hijack23.htm
http://murderpedia.org/male.N/n/nishizawa-yuji.htm

2001: In Indonesia, protected by Army and Police, the National Assembly impeachs president Wahid who is replaced by Megawati Sukarnoputri
http://www.democracynow.org/2001/7/23/indonesias_parliament_votes_to_impeach_president

2001-07-23 Wahid démis

2001-07-23

2004: Death of Mehmood, Indian actor, born on September 29, 1932
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/mehmood-ali.html
http://www.gatewayforindia.com/entertainment/mehmood.htm

2007: Death of Mohammed Zahir Shah, last king of Afghanistan (1933-1973), born on October 15, 1914
http://www.nytimes.com/2007/07/24/world/asia/24shah.html

2009: Abu Bakar Bashir, a prominent cleric in Indonesia, defends July 17’s twin bombings in Jakarta which killed nine people and left more than 50 injured saying that  the use of terror is justified in the war against non-Muslims
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2009/07/200972375038500389.html

2011: Nguyen Cao Ky, the flamboyant former air force general who ruled South Vietnam with an iron fist for two years during the Vietnam War, dies at 80
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/23/world/asia/23nguyen.html?ref=asia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nguyen_Cao_Ky
http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Southeast_Asia/MG27Ae02.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zRZsaj8_Pdw

2011: In Sri Lanka, a political party that was closely linked with the defeated Tamil Tiger rebels has swept local council elections held in areas ravaged by the country’s 25-year civil war, amid reports of intimidation and vote-buying. The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) wins 20 local councils out of the 25 it contested in the ethnic Tamil-majority north and east
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2011/07/20117246364782608.html

2012: Death of Lakshmi Sahgal, Indian freedom fighter and politician, born on October 24, 1914
http://www.ndtv.com/article/india/freedom-fighter-captain-lakshmi-sahgal-dies-246468

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/captain-lakshmi-sahgal-1914-2012-a-life-of-struggle/article3672666.ece

2013: Death of Kim Jong-hak, South Korean director and producer, born on November 5, 1951
http://www.kpopstarz.com/articles/35540/20130724/kim-jong-hak-suicide-faith-director.htm
http://www.dramabeans.com/2013/07/sandglasslegendfaith-producer-ends-life/

2016 : Islamic State (IS) jihadists claims responsibility for twin explosions that ripped through crowds of Shiite Hazaras in Kabul, killing at least 80 people and wounding 231 others in the deadliest attack in the Afghan capital since 2001
http://www.scmp.com/news/world/middle-east/article/1993817/islamic-state-bombings-kabul-kill-least-80-making-it-groups
http://www.euronews.com/2016/07/23/bloodshed-in-kabul-as-isil-murder-scores-of-minority-hazara
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-36874570

 

 

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 23 July in Asian history

1839-07-23 Battle of Ghusnee

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 23 JULY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on July 23, 2017

1839: During the First Afghan war, Battle of Ghuznee, won by the British and Indian forces
http://britishbattles.com/first-afghan-war/ghuznee.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Ghazni
http://www.queensroyalsurreys.org.uk/1661to1966/affghan1839/affghan1839.shtml

1839-07-23 Battle of Ghusnee

1954: A civil British plane is shot down by chinese fighters off Hainan island. That will lead to the first Taiwan crisis in August

1962: Conference of Geneva on Laos which becomes a neutral country with the Pathet Lao taking part in the government as ceasefire becomes effective
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/an-accord-on-laos-is-reached

1983: Beginning of Sri Lankan Civil War, with the killing of 13 Sri Lanka Army soldiers by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sri_Lankan_Civil_War
https://www.reddit.com/r/AskHistorians/comments/2sp8ag/how_did_the_civil_war_in_sri_lanka_begin/

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

2016 : Islamic State (IS) jihadists claims responsibility for twin explosions that ripped through crowds of Shiite Hazaras in Kabul, killing at least 80 people and wounding 231 others in the deadliest attack in the Afghan capital since 2001
http://www.scmp.com/news/world/middle-east/article/1993817/islamic-state-bombings-kabul-kill-least-80-making-it-groups
http://www.euronews.com/2016/07/23/bloodshed-in-kabul-as-isil-murder-scores-of-minority-hazara
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-36874570

 

On 23 July in South Asian history

 

1839-07-23 Battle of Ghusnee

ON 23 JULY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on July 23, 2017

1839: During the First Afghan war, Battle of Ghuznee, won by the British and Indian forces
http://britishbattles.com/first-afghan-war/ghuznee.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Ghazni
http://www.queensroyalsurreys.org.uk/1661to1966/affghan1839/affghan1839.shtml1

1839-07-23 Battle of Ghusnee

1856: Birth of Lokmanya Tilak, Indian freedom fighter, born on August 1, 1920
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/bal-gangadhar-tilak.html
http://adaniel.tripod.com/tilak.htm

1906: Birth of Chandrasekhar Azad, Indian revolutionary, who died on February 27, 1931
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chandrasekhar_Azad

1925: Birth of Tajuddin Ahmad, first Prime Minister of Bangladesh, who died on November 3, 1975
http://www.tajuddinahmad.com/

1936: Birth of Shiv Kumar Batalvi, Punjabi revolutionary who died on May 7, 1973
http://sach-shivkumarbatalvi.blogspot.fr/2011/01/shiv-kumar-batalvi-biography.html

1973: Birth of Himesh Reshammiya, Indian Bollywood composer, singer and actor.
http://www.himesh-reshammiya.com/975: Birth of Surya Sivakumar, Tamil actor
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suriya

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q9oxwyjyuGc

1977: In Sri Lanka, J.R. Jayewardene, Prime Minister (up to February 1978) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J._R._Jayawardene

1983: Beginning of Sri Lankan Civil War, with the killing of 13 Sri Lanka Army soldiers by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sri_Lankan_Civil_War
https://www.reddit.com/r/AskHistorians/comments/2sp8ag/how_did_the_civil_war_in_sri_lanka_begin/

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

2004: Death of Mehmood, Indian actor, born on September 29, 1932
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/mehmood-ali.html
http://www.gatewayforindia.com/entertainment/mehmood.htm

2007: Death of Mohammed Zahir Shah, last king of Afghanistan (1933-1973), born on October 15, 1914
http://www.nytimes.com/2007/07/24/world/asia/24shah.html

2011: In Sri Lanka, a political party that was closely linked with the defeated Tamil Tiger rebels has swept local council elections held in areas ravaged by the country’s 25-year civil war, amid reports of intimidation and vote-buying, officials said. The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) won 20 local councils out of the 25 it contested in the ethnic Tamil-majority north and east
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2011/07/20117246364782608.html

2012: Death of Lakshmi Sahgal, Indian freedom fighter and politician, born on October 24, 1914
http://www.ndtv.com/article/india/freedom-fighter-captain-lakshmi-sahgal-dies-246468

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/captain-lakshmi-sahgal-1914-2012-a-life-of-struggle/article3672666.ece

2016 : Islamic State (IS) jihadists claims responsibility for twin explosions that ripped through crowds of Shiite Hazaras in Kabul, killing at least 80 people and wounding 231 others in the deadliest attack in the Afghan capital since 2001
http://www.scmp.com/news/world/middle-east/article/1993817/islamic-state-bombings-kabul-kill-least-80-making-it-groups
http://www.euronews.com/2016/07/23/bloodshed-in-kabul-as-isil-murder-scores-of-minority-hazara
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-36874570

 

On 23 July in Southeast Asian history

2001-07-23 Wahid démis

ON 23 JULY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on July 23, 2017

1864: Birth of Apolinario Mabini, Filipino political theoretician and Prime Minister (1899) who died on May 13, 1903
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/philippines/fl/Apolinario-Mabini.htm
http://www.rappler.com/newsbreak/iq/63968-quiz-apolinario-mabini-150
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1564/today-in-philippine-history-july-23-1864-apolinario-mabini-was-born-in-talaga-tanauan-Batangas

1953: Birth of Najib Abdul Razak, current Malaysia’s Prime Minister
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Najib_Tun_Razak
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/najib-razak-5594.php

1962: Conference of Geneva on Laos which becomes a neutral country with the Pathet Lao taking part in the government as ceasefire becomes effective
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/an-accord-on-laos-is-reached

1978: Birth of Stefanie Sun, Singaporean singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stefanie_Sun

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hb46Ur3FBXM

1982: Birth of Zanjoe Marudo, Filipino actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zanjoe_Marudo
http://zanjoe.blogspot.com/

1988: General Ne Win, effective ruler of Burma since 1962 through the Burma Socialist Programme Party, formaly resigns as chaiman of the party after pro-democracy protests.
http://www.moreorless.net.au/killers/win.html

1997: Myanmar and Laos join the Association of Southeast Asian nations (ASEAN)

1997

2001: In Indonesia, protected by Army and Police, the National Assembly impeachs president Wahid who is replaced by Megawati Sukarnoputri
http://www.democracynow.org/2001/7/23/indonesias_parliament_votes_to_impeach_president

2001-07-23 Wahid démis

2001-07-23

2009: Abu Bakar Bashir, a prominent cleric in Indonesia, defends July 17’s twin bombings in Jakarta which killed nine people and left more than 50 injured saying that  the use of terror is justified in the war against non-Muslims
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2009/07/200972375038500389.html

2011: Nguyen Cao Ky, the flamboyant former air force general who ruled South Vietnam with an iron fist for two years during the Vietnam War, dies at 80
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/23/world/asia/23nguyen.html?ref=asia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nguyen_Cao_Ky
http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Southeast_Asia/MG27Ae02.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zRZsaj8_Pdw

 

 

On 23 July in Japan’s history

ON 23 JULY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on July 23, 2017

1950: Death of Shigenori Tōgō, Japanese politician, Minister of Foreign Affairs for Japan, born on December 10, 1882
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shigenori_T%C5%8Dg%C5%8D
http://turtledove.wikia.com/wiki/Shigenori_Togo

1999 ANA Flight 61 is hijacked in Tokyo
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/401680.stm
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/inatl/daily/july99/hijack23.htm
http://murderpedia.org/male.N/n/nishizawa-yuji.htm

 

On 23 July in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 23 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 23, 2017

1227: Death of Qiu Chuji, Chinese Taoist master, born in 1148
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qiu_Chuji

1921: In Shanghai, opening of the first Chinese Communist Party first national congress
http://www.chinatoday.com/org/cpc/cpc_1st_congress_standing_polibureau.htm
http://www.chinatouronline.com/china-travel/shanghai/shanghai-attractions/site-of-the-first-national-congress-of-the-communist-party-of-china_182.html

1954: A civil British plane is shot down by chinese fighters off Hainan island. That will lead to the first Taiwan crisis in August

1959: Mao Zedong speech at Lushan Conference or Eighth plenum of the eighth Central committee to discuss the Great Leap Forward
http://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/mao/selected-works/volume-8/mswv8_34.htm