Daily Archives: 25 juillet 2017

On 25 July in Asian history

1894-07-25 attack on the kowshing

ON 25 JULY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 25, 2017

1511: First assault on the properous trading city of Malacca, Malay Penninsula, by Portuguese forces under Afonso de Albuquerque
http://khleo.tripod.com/conquest.htm
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Afonso_de_Albuquerque

1511-07-25 1re attaque portugaise

1562: Birth of Kiyomasa Kato, Japanese warlord, who died on August 2, 1611
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kiyomasa_Kato

1587: Japanese strong-man Toyotomi Hideyoshi bans Christianity in Japan and orders all Christians to leave
http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e2298.html
http://www.samurai-archives.com/hideyoshi.html

1845: China grants Belgium equal trading rights with Britain, France and the United States

1878: Birth of Masaharu Anesaki, Japanese philosopher and scholar, who died on July 23, 1949
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Masaharu_Anesaki
https://tatsushinarita.wordpress.com/2013/05/21/masaharu-anesaki-chronology/
https://tatsushinarita.wordpress.com/2013/06/04/masaharu-anesaki-on-the-buddhological-trinity/

Masaharu Anesaki

1869: The Japanese daimyo begin returning their land holdings to the emperor as part of the Meiji Restoration reforms

1894: The First Sino-Japanese War will begins after the Japanese fire upon a Chinese warship
http://sinojapanesewar.com/pungdo.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Pungdo
https://www.jacar.go.jp/english/jacarbl-fsjwar-e/main/18940725/index.html

1894-07-25 attack on the kowshing

1908: Birth of Semmangudi Srinivasa Iyer, Indian musician, who died on October 31, 2003
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Semmangudi_Srinivasa_Iyer
http://www.carnaticcorner.com/articles/semmangudi.html

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TM2NQGoCBQs

1908: Kikunae Ikeda of the Tokyo Imperial University discovers that a key ingredient in Konbu soup stock is monosodium glutamate (MSG), and patents a process for manufacturing it
http://www.jpo.go.jp/seido_e/rekishi_e/kikunae_ikeda.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kikunae_Ikeda

1927: Birth of Sadiq Hussain Qureshi, Pakistani politician, who died on June 24, 2000
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sadiq_Hussain_Qureshi

1928: Birth of Mario Montenegro, Filipino actor, who died on August 27, 1988
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mario_Monténégro
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0599369/

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XVlPeHHf4aM

1929: Birth of Somnath Chatterjee, Indian communist leader
http://www.calcuttayellowpages.com/somnathch.html

1933: Birth of Corazon Aquino, president of the Philippines (1986-1992) who died on July 31, 2009
http://www.wic.org/bio/caquino.htm
http://content.time.com/time/photogallery/0,29307,1914109,00.html

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ASwKyAOio78

1941: Japan announces a « protectorate » over Indochina
http://www.combinedfleet.com/Indochina_t.htm

1941: US president Roosevelt bans selling benzine/gasoline to Japan

1954: In retaliation for the British commercial plane shot down on July 23 off Hainan, the US air forces shot down two Chinese fighters

1964: US Joint Chief of Staff proposes air strike on North Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/joint-chiefs-propose-air-strikes

1968: Birth of Shi Tao, Chinese jailed journalist
http://www.pen.org/defending-writers/shi-tao
http://www.amnestyusa.org/our-work/cases/china-shi-tao

1969: US President Richard Nixon declares the Nixon Doctrine, stating that the United States now expects its Asian allies to take care of their own military defense. This was the start of the « Vietnamization » of the war
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/nixon-announces-new-doctrine
http://www.americanforeignrelations.com/A-D/Doctrines-The-nixon-doctrine.html

1973: Birth of Hu Jia, Chinese dissident
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hu_Jia_(activist)
http://en.gariwo.net/righteous/the-righteous-biographies/exemplary-figures/examples-of-civil-courage/hu-jia-7587.html
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MconHQXp_G8

1980: Birth of Soo Ae, South Korean actress

http://asianwiki.com/Soo-Ae

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s2jGRsPYDB4

1981: Death of Hu Lancheng, Chinese writer, born on February 28, 1906
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hu_Lancheng
 Hu Lancheng

1982: Zail Singh, born on May 5, 1916, is sworn as seventh president of India (up to July 1987), who died on 25 December 1994
http://www.sikh-history.com/sikhhist/personalities/zail.html

1983: In Sri Lanka, 37 Tamil political prisoners at the Welikada high security prison in Colombo are massacred by the fellow Sinhalese prisoners

1988: Jakarta Informal Meeting of the four Khmer factions, joined later by Vietnam and Asean countries

1992: Shankar Dayal Sharma becomes President of India up to 1997
http://www.nammakannadanaadu.com/india/shanker-dayal-sharma.php
 
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/shankar-dayal-sharma-biography.html

1997: K.R. Narayanan is sworn-in as India’s 10th president and the first Dalit— formerly called « untouchable »— to hold this office
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/july-25-1997-k.r.-narayanan-is-sworn-in-as-the-tenth-president-of-india
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K._R._Narayanan

1998: US State Department says again the US “Three No” policy on Taiwan : no to independence, no to one China, one Taiwan, no to Taiwan admission in international organizations

2001: Phoolan Devi, the most woman outlaw in India, born on August 10, 1963, is killed
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/1456441.stm

2002: North Korea apologizes for the June 29 naval incident (first time since 1953) and asks the resumption of inter-Korean dialogue

2002: Dr Abdul Kamal is elected president of India (up to 2007)
http://www.mapsofindia.com/who-is-who/government-politics/a-p-j-abdul-kalam.html

2007: Pratibha Patil is sworn as the first woman to be elected president of India
http://www.rediff.com/news/2007/jul/25prezpoll1.htm

2009: Death of Yasmin Ahmad, Malaysian film director, writer and scriptwriter, born on January 25, 1958
http://www.theguardian.com/global/2009/aug/12/obituary-yasmin-ahmad
http://www.thestar.com.my/story/?file=%2F2009%2F7%2F26%2Fnation%2F4396007
http://www.screendaily.com/territories/asia-pacific/malaysias-yasmin-ahmad-dies-aged-51/5003929.article

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vds1cB207_U

2010: Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi warns some countries not to « internationalize » the territorial dispute over the South China Sea that following comments by US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton over the issue at a regional security meeting
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/cndy/2010-07/26/content_11046559.htm

2010: Death of Redford White, Filipino comedian, born on December 5, 1955
http://www.pep.ph/news/26283/Comedian-Redford-White-has-passed-away-at-54

2011: Taiwanese Major General Lo Hsien-che jailed for life. Defence officials said he was recruited as a spy for China in 2004, while he was posted to Thailand as a military attaché.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-14273191

2011: Australian and Malaysian officials have signed a controversial deal intended to stem the flow of asylum seekers travelling to Australia by boat.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-14271460
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2011/07/20117254439553573.html

2011: Vietnam’s National Assembly appoints Truong Tan Sang as the communist country’s new president
http://english.thesaigontimes.vn/Home/society/nation/18331/

2012: Political veteran Pranab Mukherjee pledges to fight widespread poverty and work to alleviate hunger as he is sworn in as India’s 13th president in an elaborate ceremony in Parliament.

http://asiancorrespondent.com/86507/indias-new-president-sworn-into-office/

2014: Japan rejects a call by a UN watchdog to accept full blame for pressing Asian women into wartime sexual slavery in military brothels, saying it was not obligated to do so
http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/623442/japan-rejects-un-watchdogs-call-on-comfort-women

2016: Tran Dai Quang re-elected as President of Vietnam
http://english.vietnamnet.vn/fms/government/161022/tran-dai-quang-re-elected-as-president.html

http://vietnamnews.vn/politics-laws/300112/tran-dai-quang-sworn-in-as-president.html#JK8SO5JKEWF1DwFr.99

2016: Chinese general Guo Boxiong, once head of a powerful military committee, is sentenced for life for taking ‘massive’ bribes. He is the highest military figure to be jailed as part of President Xi’s fervent corruption campaign
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-36883608
http://www.dw.com/en/former-chinese-military-leader-sentenced-for-life-in-corruption-case/a-19425788

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 25 July in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 25 JULY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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

 Updated on July 25, 2017

1511: First assault on the properous trading city of Malacca, Malay Penninsula, by Portuguese forces under Afonso de Albuquerque
http://khleo.tripod.com/conquest.htm
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Afonso_de_Albuquerque

1511-07-25 1re attaque portugaise

 

1894: The First Sino-Japanese War will begins after the Japanese fire upon a Chinese warship
http://sinojapanesewar.com/pungdo.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Pungdo
https://www.jacar.go.jp/english/jacarbl-fsjwar-e/main/18940725/index.html

1894-07-25 attack on the kowshing

1941: Japan announces a « protectorate » over Indochina
http://www.combinedfleet.com/Indochina_t.htm

1941: US president Roosevelt bans selling benzine/gasoline to Japan

1954: In retaliation for the British commercial plane shot down on July 23 off Hainan, the US air forces shot down two Chinese fighters

1964: US Joint Chief of Staff proposes air strike on North Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/joint-chiefs-propose-air-strikes

1969: US President Richard Nixon declares the Nixon Doctrine, stating that the United States now expects its Asian allies to take care of their own military defense. This was the start of the « Vietnamization » of the war
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/nixon-announces-new-doctrine
http://www.americanforeignrelations.com/A-D/Doctrines-The-nixon-doctrine.html

1988: Jakarta Informal Meeting of the four Khmer factions, joined later by Vietnam and Asean countrie

1998: US State Department says again the US “Three No” policy on Taiwan : no to independence, no to one China, one Taiwan, no to Taiwan admission in international organizations

2002: North Korea apologizes for the June 29 naval incident (first time since 1953) and asks the resumption of inter-Korean dialogue

2014: Japan rejects a call by a UN watchdog to accept full blame for pressing Asian women into wartime sexual slavery in military brothels, saying it was not obligated to do so
http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/623442/japan-rejects-un-watchdogs-call-on-comfort-women

On 25 July in South Asian history

ON 25 JULY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 25, 2017

1908: Birth of Semmangudi Srinivasa Iyer, Indian musician, who died on October 31, 2003
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Semmangudi_Srinivasa_Iyer
http://www.carnaticcorner.com/articles/semmangudi.html

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TM2NQGoCBQs

1927: Birth of Sadiq Hussain Qureshi, Pakistani politician, who died on June 24, 2000
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sadiq_Hussain_Qureshi

1929: Birth of Somnath Chatterjee, Indian communist leader
http://www.calcuttayellowpages.com/somnathch.html

1982: Zail Singh, born on May 5, 1916, is sworn as seventh president of India (up to July 1987), who died on 25 December 1994
http://www.sikh-history.com/sikhhist/personalities/zail.html

1983: In Sri Lanka, 37 Tamil political prisoners at the Welikada high security prison in Colombo are massacred by the fellow Sinhalese prisoners

1992: Shankar Dayal Sharma becomes President of India up to 1997
http://www.nammakannadanaadu.com/india/shanker-dayal-sharma.php
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/shankar-dayal-sharma-biography.html

1997: K.R. Narayanan is sworn-in as India’s 10th president and the first Dalit— formerly called « untouchable »— to hold this office
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/july-25-1997-k.r.-narayanan-is-sworn-in-as-the-tenth-president-of-india
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K._R._Narayanan

2001: Phoolan Devi, the most woman outlaw in India, born on August 10, 1963, is killed
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/1456441.stm

2002: Dr Abdul Kamal is elected president of India (up to 2007)
http://www.mapsofindia.com/who-is-who/government-politics/a-p-j-abdul-kalam.html

2007: Pratibha Patil is sworn as the first woman to be elected president of India
http://www.rediff.com/news/2007/jul/25prezpoll1.htm

2012: Political veteran Pranab Mukherjee pledges to fight widespread poverty and work to alleviate hunger as he is sworn in as India’s 13th president in an elaborate ceremony in Parliament.

http://asiancorrespondent.com/86507/indias-new-president-sworn-into-office/

On 25 July in Southeast Asian history

ON 25 JULY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on July 25, 2017

1511: First assault on the properous trading city of Malacca, Malay Penninsula, by Portuguese forces under Afonso de Albuquerque
http://khleo.tripod.com/conquest.htm
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Afonso_de_Albuquerque

1511-07-25 1re attaque portugaise

1928: Birth of Mario Montenegro, Filipino actor, who died on August 27, 1988
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mario_Monténégro
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0599369/

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XVlPeHHf4aM

1933: Birth of Corazon Aquino, president of the Philippines (1986-1992) who died on July 31, 2009
http://www.wic.org/bio/caquino.htm
http://content.time.com/time/photogallery/0,29307,1914109,00.html

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ASwKyAOio78

1941: Japan announces a « protectorate » over Indochina
http://www.combinedfleet.com/Indochina_t.htm

1941: US president Roosevelt bans selling benzine/gasoline to Japan

1964: US Joint Chief of Staff proposes air strike on North Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/joint-chiefs-propose-air-strikes

1969: US President Richard Nixon declares the Nixon Doctrine, stating that the United States now expects its Asian allies to take care of their own military defense. This was the start of the « Vietnamization » of the war
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/nixon-announces-new-doctrine
http://www.americanforeignrelations.com/A-D/Doctrines-The-nixon-doctrine.html

1988: Jakarta Informal Meeting of the four Khmer factions, joined later by Vietnam and Asean countries

1988: Birth of Sarah Geronimo ,Filipino actress and singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarah_Geronimo

 

1990: Birth of Andi Eigenmann, Filipina actress
http://www.poklat.com/andi-eigenmann-biography/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9gBZ_Lq5XAA

2009: Death of Yasmin Ahmad, Malaysian film director, writer and scriptwriter, born on January 25, 1958
http://www.theguardian.com/global/2009/aug/12/obituary-yasmin-ahmad
http://www.thestar.com.my/story/?file=%2F2009%2F7%2F26%2Fnation%2F4396007
http://www.screendaily.com/territories/asia-pacific/malaysias-yasmin-ahmad-dies-aged-51/5003929.article

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vds1cB207_U

2010: Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi warns some countries not to « internationalize » the territorial dispute over the South China Sea that following comments by US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton over the issue at a regional security meeting
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/cndy/2010-07/26/content_11046559.htm

2010: Death of Redford White, Filipino comedian, born on December 5, 1955
http://www.pep.ph/news/26283/Comedian-Redford-White-has-passed-away-at-54

2011: Australian and Malaysian officials have signed a controversial deal intended to stem the flow of asylum seekers travelling to Australia by boat.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-14271460
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2011/07/20117254439553573.html

2011: Vietnam’s National Assembly appoints Truong Tan Sang as the communist country’s new president
http://english.thesaigontimes.vn/Home/society/nation/18331/

2014: Japan rejects a call by a UN watchdog to accept full blame for pressing Asian women into wartime sexual slavery in military brothels, saying it was not obligated to do so
http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/623442/japan-rejects-un-watchdogs-call-on-comfort-women

2016: Tran Dai Quang is re-elected as President of Vietnam
http://english.vietnamnet.vn/fms/government/161022/tran-dai-quang-re-elected-as-president.html

http://vietnamnews.vn/politics-laws/300112/tran-dai-quang-sworn-in-as-president.html#JK8SO5JKEWF1DwFr.99

 

On 25 July in Japan’s history

ON 25 JULY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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

Updated on July 25, 2017

1562: Birth of Kiyomasa Kato, Japanese warlord, who died on August 2, 1611
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kiyomasa_Kato

1587: Japanese strong-man Toyotomi Hideyoshi bans Christianity in Japan and orders all Christians to leave
http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e2298.html
http://www.samurai-archives.com/hideyoshi.html

1869: The Japanese daimyo begin returning their land holdings to the emperor as part of the Meiji Restoration reforms

1878: Birth of Masaharu Anesaki, Japanese philosopher and scholar, who died on July 23, 1949
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Masaharu_Anesaki
https://tatsushinarita.wordpress.com/2013/05/21/masaharu-anesaki-chronology/
https://tatsushinarita.wordpress.com/2013/06/04/masaharu-anesaki-on-the-buddhological-trinity/

Masaharu Anesaki

1894: The First Sino-Japanese War will begins after the Japanese fire upon a Chinese warship
http://sinojapanesewar.com/pungdo.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Pungdo
https://www.jacar.go.jp/english/jacarbl-fsjwar-e/main/18940725/index.html

1894-07-25 attack on the kowshing

 

1908: Kikunae Ikeda of the Tokyo Imperial University discovers that a key ingredient in Konbu soup stock is monosodium glutamate (MSG), and patents a process for manufacturing it
http://www.jpo.go.jp/seido_e/rekishi_e/kikunae_ikeda.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kikunae_Ikeda

1941: Japan announces a « protectorate » over Indochina
http://www.combinedfleet.com/Indochina_t.htm

1941: US president Roosevelt bans selling benzine/gasoline to Japan

2014: Japan rejects a call by a UN watchdog to accept full blame for pressing Asian women into wartime sexual slavery in military brothels, saying it was not obligated to do so
http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/623442/japan-rejects-un-watchdogs-call-on-comfort-women

On 25 July in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

1894-07-25 attack on the kowshing

ON 25 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 25, 2017

1845: China grants Belgium equal trading rights with Britain, France and the United States

1894: The First Sino-Japanese War will begins after the Japanese fire upon a Chinese warship
http://sinojapanesewar.com/pungdo.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Pungdo
https://www.jacar.go.jp/english/jacarbl-fsjwar-e/main/18940725/index.html

1894-07-25 attack on the kowshing

 

1954: In retaliation for the British commercial plane shot down on July 23 off Hainan, the US air forces shot down two Chinese fighters

1968: Birth of Shi Tao, Chinese jailed journalist
http://www.pen.org/defending-writers/shi-tao
http://www.amnestyusa.org/our-work/cases/china-shi-tao

1973: Birth of Hu Jia, Chinese dissident
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hu_Jia_(activist)
http://en.gariwo.net/righteous/the-righteous-biographies/exemplary-figures/examples-of-civil-courage/hu-jia-7587.html
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MconHQXp_G8

1981: Death of Hu Lancheng, Chinese writer, born on February 28, 1906
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hu_Lancheng

Hu Lancheng

1998: US State Department says again the US “Three No” policy on Taiwan : no to independence, no to one China, one Taiwan, no to Taiwan admission in international organizations

2002: Chine actress Liu Xiaoqing, famous in the 1980’s, is arrested on tax evasion charge
http://www.danwei.org/magazines/liu_xiaoqing_billionaire_actre.php

2010: Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi warns some countries not to « internationalize » the territorial dispute over the South China Sea that following comments by US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton over the issue at a regional security meeting
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/cndy/2010-07/26/content_11046559.htm

2011: Taiwanese Major General Lo Hsien-che jailed for life. Defence officials said he was recruited as a spy for China in 2004, while he was posted to Thailand as a military attaché.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-14273191

2016: Chinese general Guo Boxiong, once head of a powerful military committee, is sentenced for life for taking ‘massive’ bribes. He is the highest military figure to be jailed as part of President Xi’s fervent corruption campaign
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-36883608
http://www.dw.com/en/former-chinese-military-leader-sentenced-for-life-in-corruption-case/a-19425788