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On 24 July in Asian history

ON 24 JULY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 24, 2017

811: Death of Gao Ying, Chinese chancellor, born in 740
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gao_Ying

923: Birth of Emperor Suzaku of Japan who died on August 15, 952
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Suzaku

1073: Death of Northern Song Dynasty neo-confucian philosopher Zhou Dunyi, born in 1017
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Zhou_Dunyi
http://www2.kenyon.edu/Depts/Religion/Fac/Adler/Writings/Chou.htm

1129: Death of Shirakawa, 72nd emperor of Japan (1073-1087), born on July 7, 1053
 https://www.britannica.com/biography/Shirakawa

1206 : Qutb-ud-din-Aibak is crowned in Lahore upon the death of Muhammad of Ghur http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/july-24-1206-qutub-ud-din-aibak-is-crowned-at-lahore
http://www.historydiscussion.net/biography/biology-of-qutbuddin-aibak-life-career-achievements/3038
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Qutb-ud-din_Aybak

1206-07-24 Qutb-ud-din-Aibak is crowned in Lahore

1592: The Japanese capture Pyongyang. Korea’s leadership had fled still further north, to the Yalu River that marks the boundary between Korea and China. There, they send urgent messages to the Ming court requesting military aid. China responded with a small force of 5,000

1875: Japan order The Ryukyu kingdom to stop paying tribute to China http://www.tofugu.com/2013/09/26/the-forgotten-dynasty-of-the-ryukyu-islands/

1886: Birth of Junichiro Tanizaki, Japanese novelist, who died on July 30, 1965
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Tanizaki_Junichiro
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/culture/2015/04/25/books/sexual-obsession-stimulated-junichiro-tanizakis-writing/#.V5PI2BEQZC9

1886: Signature of a sino-british convention. China recognizes the British protectorate on Burma

1890: Birth of Guillermo Estrella Tolenkino, Philippino Sculptor, who died on July 12, 1976
http://www.artesdelasfilipinas.com/archives/104/guillermo-estrella-tolentino-a-classic-of-his-time
http://www.guillermotolentino.com/
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1244/today-in-philippine-history-july-24-1890-guillermo-tolentino-was-born-in-malolos-bulacan

Estrella Tolenkino

1907: Signature of a treaty between Japan and Korea which becomes a protectorate of Japan. Known as Japan-Korea Annexation Treaty of 1907
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japan-Korea_Annexation_Treaty_of_1907

1927: Japanese writer Ryunosuke Akutagawa, commits suicide at 35, born on March 1st 1892
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Ryunosuke_Akutagawa
http://asiancha.blogspot.fr/2012/02/ryunosuke-akutagawas-last-letter.html

1937: Birth of Manoj Kumar, Indian actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manoj_Kumar

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NiREnpzxB4o

1941: US president Roosevelt demands Japanese troops out of Indo-China

1944: US forces invade Japanese-held Tinian
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Tinian
http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675047549_United-States-troops_arillery-fire_explosions-on-island

1945: Bombing of Kure and surrounding areas by United States and British naval aircraft leading to the sinking of most of the surviving large warships of the Imperial Japanese Navy
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bombing_of_Kure_(July_1945)

1955: In Indonesia, Ali Sastroamidjojo government resigns https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Ali_Sastroamidjojo_Cabinet
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ali_Sastroamidjojo

1964: Birth of Banana Yoshimoto, Japanese author
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Banana_Yoshimoto

1965: Pakistan launches the Operation Gibraltar aiming at infiltrate Pakistani soldiers into the Indian Kashmir
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Operation_Gibraltar
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-34136689
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Gibraltar
http://www.thequint.com/india/2015/08/27/in-pictures-50-years-of-op-gibraltar-and-the1965-indo-pak-war

1965: During the Vietnam War, 4 US F-4C Phantoms escorting a bombing raid at Kang Chi (North Vietnam) are the targets of antiaircraft missiles in the first such attack against American planes in the war
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/north-vietnam-increases-air-defense-capabilities

1967: Send by Beijing, Chinese forces repress Wuhan anti-maoist uprising lead by General Chen Zaidao
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wuhan_Incident

1972: Jigme Singye Wangchuk become fourth king of Bhutan at 16 (formally crowned on June 2, 1974)
http://bhutan2008.blogspot.com/2007/05/tribute-to-his-majesty-jigme-singye.html

1979: Birth of Lee Si-yeon, South Korean actress
 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lee_Si-yeon
http://my-favorite-girls.blogspot.com/2008/02/new-girl-lee-si-yeon.html

1980: Death of Uttam Kumar, Indian actor, born on September 3,  1926
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uttam_Kumar

1983: The Black July anti-Tamil riots begin in Sri Lanka, killing between 400 and 3,000. Black July is generally regarded as the beginning of the Sri Lankan Civil War

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_July
http://www.blackjuly83.com/EventsofBlackJuly.htm

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wLKWNkm-5jQ

1988: Birth of Han Seung-yeon, South Korean singer/dancer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Han_Seung-yeon

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TT9Dgy63_Cc

1991: Government of India announces the New Industrial Policy, marking the start of India’s economic reforms
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economic_liberalisation_in_India

1993: Death of tubercolisis of Rene Requiestas, Filipino actor, born on January 22, 1957
http://entertainment.inquirer.net/3993/remembering-rene-requiestas
http://en.wikipilipinas.org/index.php/Rene_Requiestas

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-GepOLJJwE

1996: In Pakistan, thirteen opposition parties of the whole spectrum of politic opinion sign a pact aiming to bring down Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto

1997: In Myanmar, death of General Saw Maung who organized the bloody military coup in 1988, born in December 1928
http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9E03E6D7143AF934A15754C0A961958260&sec=&spon=&pagewanted=1
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/obituary-general-saw-maung-1253020.html
http://www.burmalibrary.org/reg.burma/archives/199707/msg00408.html

1998: In Indonesia, seven family members of former president Suharto are expelled from the Consultative People’s Assembly by their party, the Golkar

1998: Keizo Obuchi is elected chaiman of the Liberal Democratic Party and so will be the next Japan’s Prime Minister
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/138517.stm
http://www.nytimes.com/1998/07/25/opinion/not-the-people-s-choice-in-japan.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/world/monitoring/138569.stm

1998: Malaysia joins the CTBT nuclear treaty

2001: Bandaranaike Airport attack is carried out by 14 Tamil Tiger commandos, all died in this attack. They destroyed 11 Aircrafts (mostly military) and damaged 15, there are no civilian casualties
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bandaranaike_Airport_attack

2007: In Vietnam, President Nguyen Minh Triet is reelected for a new five-year term

Nguyen Minh Triet 3

2009: Indonesia’s election commission confirms Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, has been re-elected to a second five-year term with 61 per cent of the vote in the July 8 election. Megawati Sukarnoputri came in second at 27 per cent; while Jusuf Kalla scored 12 per cent
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2009/07/200972472450265800.html

2010: North Korea threatens to wage a nuclear ‘holy war of retaliation’ if the United States and South Korea proceed with joint military exercises
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-10748148
http://www.france24.com/en/20100724-north-korea-sacred-war-against-usa-nuclear-proliferation-south-korea-naval-exercises

2012: China founds a new city more than 200 miles from the mainland, in a bid to cement control over 800,000 squares miles of the South China Sea.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/9423098/China-declares-new-city-to-assert-control-over-South-China-Sea.html

2012: South Korean President Lee Myung-bak presents a public apology for a bribery scandal involving his brother and several former aides. Lee’s brother was arrested earlier this month for allegedly accepting a bribe.

http://www.france24.com/en/20120724-south-korea-president-apologises-brother-graft-case-lee-corruption-bribery

2013: Afghanistan’s first and only female governor and a humanitarian worker from Burma’s Kachin minority are among this year’s recipients of the Ramon Magsaysay Awards, often regarded as Asia’s version of the Nobel Prize.
http://asiancorrespondent.com/111035/first-afghan-woman-governor-wins-magsaysay-award/

2014: The leader of Cambodia’s opposition will be sworn in as a lawmaker following a deal to end his party’s boycott of parliament, a year after he was barred from standing for office
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/rainsy-to-become-a-lawmaker-to-meet-king-sihamoni-today-64796/

2015 : Taiwan files a protest with China over a military exercise it slammed for portraying the island as a target, despite improved ties between the two former bitter rivals
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/taiwan-lodges-protest-china-over-military-drill http://www.chinapost.com.tw/taiwan/china-taiwan-relations/2015/07/25/441580/China-builds.htm

2016: Nepal’s Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli resigns minutes before facing a no-confidence motion in Parliament he was certain to lose, plunging the impoverished, quake-hit nation into fresh turmoil
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-07-25/nepal’s-oli-resigns-as-prime-minister/7656668?section=world http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com/news/2016-07-24/prime-minister-oli-calls-its-quits.html

On 24 July in South Asian history

ON 24 JULY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on July 24, 2017

1206 : Qutb-ud-din-Aibak is crowned in Lahore upon the death of Muhammad of Ghur http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/july-24-1206-qutub-ud-din-aibak-is-crowned-at-lahore
http://www.historydiscussion.net/biography/biology-of-qutbuddin-aibak-life-career-achievements/3038
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Qutb-ud-din_Aybak

1206-07-24 Qutb-ud-din-Aibak is crowned in Lahore

1937: Birth of Manoj Kumar, Indian actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manoj_Kumar

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NiREnpzxB4o

1965: Pakistan launches the Operation Gibraltar aiming at infiltrate Pakistani soldiers into the Indian Kashmir
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Operation_Gibraltar
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-34136689
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Gibraltar
http://www.thequint.com/india/2015/08/27/in-pictures-50-years-of-op-gibraltar-and-the1965-indo-pak-war

1972: Jigme Singye Wangchuk become fourth king of Bhutan at 16 (formally crowned on June 2, 1974)
http://bhutan2008.blogspot.com/2007/05/tribute-to-his-majesty-jigme-singye.html

1980: Death of Uttam Kumar, Indian actor, born on September 3,  1926
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uttam_Kumar

1983: The Black July anti-Tamil riots begin in Sri Lanka, killing between 400 and 3,000. Black July is generally regarded as the beginning of the Sri Lankan Civil War

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_July
http://www.blackjuly83.com/EventsofBlackJuly.htm

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wLKWNkm-5jQ

1991: Government of India announces the New Industrial Policy, marking the start of India’s economic reforms
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economic_liberalisation_in_India

1996: In Pakistan, thirteen opposition parties of the whole spectrum of politic opinion sign a pact aiming to bring down Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto

2001: Bandaranaike Airport attack is carried out by 14 Tamil Tiger commandos, all died in this attack. They destroyed 11 Aircrafts (mostly military) and damaged 15, there are no civilian casualties
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bandaranaike_Airport_attack

2013: Afghanistan’s first and only female governor and a humanitarian worker from Burma’s Kachin minority are among this year’s recipients of the Ramon Magsaysay Awards, often regarded as Asia’s version of the Nobel Prize.
http://asiancorrespondent.com/111035/first-afghan-woman-governor-wins-magsaysay-award/

2016: Nepal’s Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli resigns minutes before facing a no-confidence motion in Parliament he was certain to lose, plunging the impoverished, quake-hit nation into fresh turmoil
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-07-25/nepal’s-oli-resigns-as-prime-minister/7656668?section=world http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com/news/2016-07-24/prime-minister-oli-calls-its-quits.html

On 24 July in Southeast Asian history

ON 24 JULY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on July 24, 2017

1886: Signature of a sino-british convention. China recognizes the British protectorate on Burma

1890: Birth of Guillermo Estrella Tolenkino, Philippino Sculptor, who died on July 12, 1976
http://www.artesdelasfilipinas.com/archives/104/guillermo-estrella-tolentino-a-classic-of-his-time
http://www.guillermotolentino.com/
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1244/today-in-philippine-history-july-24-1890-guillermo-tolentino-was-born-in-malolos-bulacan

Estrella Tolenkino

1941: US president Roosevelt demands Japanese troops out of Indo-China

1955: In Indonesia, Ali Sastroamidjojo government resigns https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Ali_Sastroamidjojo_Cabinet
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ali_Sastroamidjojo

1993: Death of tubercolisis of Rene Requiestas, Filipino actor, born on January 22, 1957
http://entertainment.inquirer.net/3993/remembering-rene-requiestas
http://en.wikipilipinas.org/index.php/Rene_Requiestas

1997: In Myanmar, death of General Saw Maung who organized the bloody military coup in 1988, born in December 1928
http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9E03E6D7143AF934A15754C0A961958260&sec=&spon=&pagewanted=1
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/obituary-general-saw-maung-1253020.html
http://www.burmalibrary.org/reg.burma/archives/199707/msg00408.html

1998: In Indonesia, seven family members of former president Suharto are expelled from the Consultative People’s Assembly by their party, the Golkar

1998: Malaysia joins the CTBT nuclear treaty

2007: In Vietnam, President Nguyen Minh Triet is reelected for a new five-year term

Nguyen Minh Triet 3

2009: Indonesia’s election commission confirms Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, has been re-elected to a second five-year term with 61 per cent of the vote in the July 8 election. Megawati Sukarnoputri came in second at 27 per cent; while Jusuf Kalla scored 12 per cent
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2009/07/200972472450265800.html

2012: China founds a new city more than 200 miles from the mainland, in a bid to cement control over 800,000 squares miles of the South China Sea.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/9423098/China-declares-new-city-to-assert-control-over-South-China-Sea.html

2012: Vietnam and the Philippines  lashe out at China’s moves to establish a military garrison in the South China Sea, amid escalating tensions in the disputed waters.

http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20120724-361102.html

http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/07/2012724135524275516.html

2014: The leader of Cambodia’s opposition will be sworn in as a lawmaker following a deal to end his party’s boycott of parliament, a year after he was barred from standing for office
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/rainsy-to-become-a-lawmaker-to-meet-king-sihamoni-today-64796/

On 24 July in Japan’s history

ON 24 JULY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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

Updated on July 24, 2017

923: Birth of Emperor Suzaku of Japan who died on August 15, 952
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Suzaku

1129: Death of Shirakawa, 72nd emperor of Japan (1073-1087), born on July 7, 1053
 https://www.britannica.com/biography/Shirakawa

1592: The Japanese capture Pyongyang. Korea’s leadership had fled still further north, to the Yalu River that marks the boundary between Korea and China. There, they send urgent messages to the Ming court requesting military aid. China responded with a small force of 5,000

1875: Japan order The Ryukyu kingdom to stop paying tribute to China http://www.tofugu.com/2013/09/26/the-forgotten-dynasty-of-the-ryukyu-islands/

1886: Birth of Junichiro Tanizaki, Japanese novelist, who died on July 30, 1965
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Tanizaki_Junichiro
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/culture/2015/04/25/books/sexual-obsession-stimulated-junichiro-tanizakis-writing/#.V5PI2BEQZC9

1907: Signature of a treaty between Japan and Korea which becomes a protectorate of Japan. Known as Japan-Korea Annexation Treaty of 1907
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japan-Korea_Annexation_Treaty_of_1907

1927: Japanese writer Ryunosuke Akutagawa, commits suicide at 35, born on March 1st 1892
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Ryunosuke_Akutagawa
http://asiancha.blogspot.fr/2012/02/ryunosuke-akutagawas-last-letter.html

1941: US president Roosevelt demands Japanese troops out of Indo-China

1944: US forces invade Japanese-held Tinian
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Tinian
http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675047549_United-States-troops_arillery-fire_explosions-on-island

1945: Bombing of Kure and surrounding areas by United States and British naval aircraft leading to the sinking of most of the surviving large warships of the Imperial Japanese Navy
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bombing_of_Kure_(July_1945)

1964: Birth of Banana Yoshimoto, Japanese author
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Banana_Yoshimoto

1998: Keizo Obuchi is elected chaiman of the Liberal Democratic Party and so will be the next Japan’s Prime Minister
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/138517.stm
http://www.nytimes.com/1998/07/25/opinion/not-the-people-s-choice-in-japan.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/world/monitoring/138569.stm

 

On 24 July in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 24 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 24, 2017

811: Death of Gao Ying, Chinese chancellor, born in 740
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gao_Ying

1073: Death of Northern Song Dynasty neo-confucian philosopher Zhou Dunyi, born in 1017
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Zhou_Dunyi
http://www2.kenyon.edu/Depts/Religion/Fac/Adler/Writings/Chou.htm

1875: Japan order The Ryukyu kingdom to stop paying tribute to China http://www.tofugu.com/2013/09/26/the-forgotten-dynasty-of-the-ryukyu-islands/

1967: Send by Beijing, Chinese forces repress Wuhan anti-maoist uprising lead by General Chen Zaidao
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wuhan_Incident

2012: China founds a new city more than 200 miles from the mainland, in a bid to cement control over 800,000 squares miles of the South China Sea.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/9423098/China-declares-new-city-to-assert-control-over-South-China-Sea.html

2012: Vietnam and the Philippines  lashe out at China’s moves to establish a military garrison in the South China Sea, amid escalating tensions in the disputed waters.

http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20120724-361102.html

http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/07/2012724135524275516.html

2015 : Taiwan files a protest with China over a military exercise it slammed for portraying the island as a target, despite improved ties between the two former bitter rivals
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/taiwan-lodges-protest-china-over-military-drill http://www.chinapost.com.tw/taiwan/china-taiwan-relations/2015/07/25/441580/China-builds.htm