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On 31 July in Asian history

(FILES) This file photo dated August, 1958 shows Soviet Union leader Nikita Khrushchev (R) amusing himself with a Chinese fan while chatting with the Chinese leader Mao Zedong during his visit to China. China will mark 09 September, 2006 the 30th anniversary of the death of the great Chairman Mao, who despite being the architect of the Cultural Revolution that killed millions and took China to the brink of collapse, is still revered by many across China as a god-like figure.  AFP PHOTO/XINHUA/FILES (Photo credit should read AFP/AFP/Getty Images)

ON 31 JULY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 31, 2017

781: In Japan, the oldest recorded eruption of Mt. Fuji

1143: Birth of Emperor Nijo, 78th emperor of Japan (1158-1165) who died on September 5, 1165
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Nij%C5%8D

1658: Aurangzeb, former governor of Gujarat and Balk (Afghanistan) becomes emperor of India
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aurangzeb
http://www.preservearticles.com/201012302033/aurangzeb-biography.html

1805: Death of Dheeran Chinnamalai, Indian Freedom Fighter, born on April 17, 1756

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dheeran_Chinnamalai
http://www.winentrance.com/general_knowledge/dheeran-chinnamalai.html

1880: Birth of Munshi Premchand, Indian Author who died on October 8, 1936
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/munshi-premchand-101.php
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/31-july-1880-popular-hindi-writer-premchand-is-born

1884: Death of Emperor Kien Phuc, the 7th emperor of the Vietnamese Nguyen Dynasty, born on February 12, 1969
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kien_Phuc

1904: During the Russo-Japanese War, Battle of Hsimucheng when units of the Imperial Japanese Army defeat units of the Imperial Russian Army
http://memim.com/battle-of-hsimucheng.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Hsimucheng

1904-07-31 Battle of Hsimucheng

1916: Birth of Sibte Hassan, Pakistani communist activist who died on April 1986
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sibte_Hassan

1936: The International Olympic Committee announces that the 1940 Summer Olympics will to be held in Tokyo. However, the games are given back to the IOC after the Second Sino-Japanese War breaks
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1940_Summer_Olympics

1940: Udham Singh, fiery revolutionary, freedom fighter and social reformer, is hanged by the British Government in the Pantone Villa Jail, London, born on December 29, 1899
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Udham_Singh
http://www.sikh-history.com/sikhhist/personalities/udhams.html
http://www.sscnet.ucla.edu/southasia/British/popular_memory.html

1940-07-31 Udham Singh executed

1941: Birth of Amarsinh Chaudhary, Indian politician who died on August 15, 2004
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amarsinh_Chaudhary

1943: Birth of Sab Shimono, Japanese-American actor
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0793634/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sab_Shimono

1954: Birth of Manivannan, Indian actor and director who died on June 15 2013

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manivannan

Manivannan

1956: Talks on the normalization of relations between Japan and Soviet Union resume in London

1958: Mao Zedong and Soviet Union Khrushchev meet in Beijing (up to August 3)
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=5&ved=0CD4QFjAEahUKEwjYhI–r4PHAhWBbxQKHUl4AE0&url=http%3A%2F%2Fdigitalarchive.wilsoncenter.org%2Fdocument%2F112080.pdf%3Fv%3D0155c40dda866dfae98d3fed81bbff0e&ei=q126VZiDBYHfUcnwgegE&usg=AFQjCNHofov0ENV0aFFnzpFxh2J2wte-yw&sig2=oJ14E_G6uc7DWJWiJ2Yyew

(FILES) This file photo dated August, 1958 shows Soviet Union leader Nikita Khrushchev (R) amusing himself with a Chinese fan while chatting with the Chinese leader Mao Zedong during his visit to China. China will mark 09 September, 2006 the 30th anniversary of the death of the great Chairman Mao, who despite being the architect of the Cultural Revolution that killed millions and took China to the brink of collapse, is still revered by many across China as a god-like figure.  AFP PHOTO/XINHUA/FILES (Photo credit should read AFP/AFP/Getty Images)

1960: End of the state of emergency in Malaya
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malayan_Emergency
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=7&ved=0CFQQFjAGahUKEwjejt7swoPHAhUFbxQKHfCYAEg&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.rand.org%2Fcontent%2Fdam%2Frand%2Fpubs%2Freports%2F2005%2FR957.pdf&ei=-XG6VZ6uB4XeUfCxgsAE&usg=AFQjCNEyt6zRawS2cc4ZOdEZHAWSQWQJuQ&sig2=4Cr9LvNqcWF7ZWgDZHEq0w

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pBRMRf0JVJc

1961: In Bangkok, foundation of the South-East Asia Association

1962: Preliminary agreement between Netherland  and Indonesia on West New Guinea

1964: USA and South Vietnam reach agreement on war against North Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/agreement-on-conduct-of-war

1967: Birth of Minako Honda, Japanese singer and musical actress, who died on November 5, 2005
http://nippop.com/artist/artist_id-136/artist_name-minako_honda/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZnSU7LZGdv8

1967: The People’s Republic of China recognizes the borders and the neutrality of Cambodia

1967: Birth of Mitsuo Iwata, Japanese voice actor
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=1045

1973: Canada quits the Commission of control in Vietnam, replaced by Iran

1980: Death of Mohammed Rafi, Indian singer born on December 24, 1924

http://www.mohdrafi.com/1986: Death of Chiune Sugihara, Japanese diplomat who helped thousands of Jews leave the Soviet Union while serving as Japanese consul to Lithuania
http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/Holocaust/sugihara.html

1988: 32 people are killed and 1,674 injured when a bridge at the Sultan Abdul Halim ferry terminal collapses in Butterworth, Malaysia
https://forum.lowyat.net/topic/3328275/all

1998: In Cambodia, Ranariddh and Sam Rainsy reject Hun Sen offer of a coalition cabinet because huge ballot rigging

2002: Asean and USA sign a pact to fight terrorism in South-East Asia

2002: For the first time, Taiwanese president Chen Shui-bian alludes to a referendum on the future of the island

2006: Death of Akira Yoshimura, Japanese writer, born on May 1, 1927.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Akira_Yoshimura

2008: The wife of former Thailand Premier Thaksin is jailed for tax fraud
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2008/07/200873151213588433.html

2009: The emergency rule imposed in Pakistan two years ago by Pervez Musharraf, the country’s former president, was unconstitutional, the country’s supreme court has ruled
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2009/07/2009731153545939928.html

2010: Eight hundred people are now known to have been killed in the worst floods in Pakistan’s history as rescue workers attempted to reach thousands of people stranded by torrential monsoon rains. More than a million people had been affected by the floods
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2010/07/20107314936812905.html

2012: The world’s biggest ever blackout brought half of India to a standstill, as a catastrophic power outage left 670 million people without electricity.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/india/9441940/Worlds-biggest-ever-blackout-as-India-is-brought-to-a-standstill.html

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 31 July in Asian history

1904-07-31 Battle of Hsimucheng

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 31 JULY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 31, 2017

1904: During the Russo-Japanese War, Battle of Hsimucheng when units of the Imperial Japanese Army defeat units of the Imperial Russian Army
http://memim.com/battle-of-hsimucheng.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Hsimucheng

1904-07-31 Battle of Hsimucheng

1956: Talks on the normalization of relations between Japan and Soviet Union resume in London

1958: Mao Zedong and Soviet Union Khrushchev meet in Beijing (up to August 3)
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=5&ved=0CD4QFjAEahUKEwjYhI–r4PHAhWBbxQKHUl4AE0&url=http%3A%2F%2Fdigitalarchive.wilsoncenter.org%2Fdocument%2F112080.pdf%3Fv%3D0155c40dda866dfae98d3fed81bbff0e&ei=q126VZiDBYHfUcnwgegE&usg=AFQjCNHofov0ENV0aFFnzpFxh2J2wte-yw&sig2=oJ14E_G6uc7DWJWiJ2Yyew

(FILES) This file photo dated August, 1958 shows Soviet Union leader Nikita Khrushchev (R) amusing himself with a Chinese fan while chatting with the Chinese leader Mao Zedong during his visit to China. China will mark 09 September, 2006 the 30th anniversary of the death of the great Chairman Mao, who despite being the architect of the Cultural Revolution that killed millions and took China to the brink of collapse, is still revered by many across China as a god-like figure.  AFP PHOTO/XINHUA/FILES (Photo credit should read AFP/AFP/Getty Images)

1960: End of the state of emergency in Malaya

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malayan_Emergency
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=7&ved=0CFQQFjAGahUKEwjejt7swoPHAhUFbxQKHfCYAEg&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.rand.org%2Fcontent%2Fdam%2Frand%2Fpubs%2Freports%2F2005%2FR957.pdf&ei=-XG6VZ6uB4XeUfCxgsAE&usg=AFQjCNEyt6zRawS2cc4ZOdEZHAWSQWQJuQ&sig2=4Cr9LvNqcWF7ZWgDZHEq0w

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pBRMRf0JVJc

1962: Preliminary agreement between Netherland  and Indonesia on West New Guinea

1964: USA and South Vietnam reach agreement on war against North Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/agreement-on-conduct-of-war

1967: The People’s Republic of China recognizes the borders and the neutrality of Cambodia

1973: Canada quits the Commission of control in Vietnam, replaced by Iran

2002: Asean and USA sign a pact to fight terrorism in South-East Asia

On 31 July in South Asian history

1940-07-31 Udham Singh executed

ON 31 JULY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 31, 2017

1658: Aurangzeb, former governor of Gujarat and Balk (Afghanistan) becomes emperor of India
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aurangzeb
http://www.preservearticles.com/201012302033/aurangzeb-biography.html

1805: Death of Dheeran Chinnamalai, Indian Freedom Fighter, born on April 17, 1756

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dheeran_Chinnamalai
http://www.winentrance.com/general_knowledge/dheeran-chinnamalai.html

1880: Birth of Munshi Premchand, Indian Author who died on October 8, 1936
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/munshi-premchand-101.php
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/31-july-1880-popular-hindi-writer-premchand-is-born

1916: Birth of Sibte Hassan, Pakistani communist activist who died on April 1986
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sibte_Hassan

1940: Udham Singh, fiery revolutionary, freedom fighter and social reformer, was hanged by the British Government in the Pantone Villa Jail, London, born on December 29, 1899.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Udham_Singh
http://www.sikh-history.com/sikhhist/personalities/udhams.html
http://www.sscnet.ucla.edu/southasia/British/popular_memory.html

1940-07-31 Udham Singh executed

1941: Birth of Amarsinh Chaudhary, Indian politician who died on August 15, 2004
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amarsinh_Chaudhary

1954: Birth of Manivannan, Indian actor and director who died on June 15 2013

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manivannan

Manivannan

1980: Death of Mohammed Rafi, Indian singer born on December 24, 1924

http://www.mohdrafi.com/

2009: The emergency rule imposed in Pakistan two years ago by Pervez Musharraf, the country’s former president, was unconstitutional, the country’s supreme court has ruled
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2009/07/2009731153545939928.html

2010: Eight hundred people are now known to have been killed in the worst floods in Pakistan’s history as rescue workers attempted to reach thousands of people stranded by torrential monsoon rains. More than a million people had been affected by the floods
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2010/07/20107314936812905.html

2012: The world’s biggest ever blackout brought half of India to a standstill, as a catastrophic power outage left 670 million people without electricity.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/india/9441940/Worlds-biggest-ever-blackout-as-India-is-brought-to-a-standstill.html

On 31 July in Southeast Asian history

ON 31 JULY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 31, 2017

1884: Death of Emperor Kien Phuc, the 7th emperor of the Vietnamese Nguyen Dynasty, born on February 12, 1969
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kien_Phuc

1960: End of the state of emergency in Malaya

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malayan_Emergency
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=7&ved=0CFQQFjAGahUKEwjejt7swoPHAhUFbxQKHfCYAEg&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.rand.org%2Fcontent%2Fdam%2Frand%2Fpubs%2Freports%2F2005%2FR957.pdf&ei=-XG6VZ6uB4XeUfCxgsAE&usg=AFQjCNEyt6zRawS2cc4ZOdEZHAWSQWQJuQ&sig2=4Cr9LvNqcWF7ZWgDZHEq0w

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pBRMRf0JVJc

1961: In Bangkok, foundation of the South-East Asia Association

1962: Preliminary agreement between Netherland  and Indonesia on West New Guinea

1964: USA and South Vietnam reach agreement on war against North Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/agreement-on-conduct-of-war

1967: The People’s Republic of China recognizes the borders and the neutrality of Cambodia

1973: Canada quits the Commission of control in Vietnam, replaced by Iran

1988: 32 people are killed and 1,674 injured when a bridge at the Sultan Abdul Halim ferry terminal collapses in Butterworth, Malaysia
https://forum.lowyat.net/topic/3328275/all

1997: Birth of Barbie Forteza, Filipina child actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barbie_Forteza

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jZwPk7mGXdE

1998: In Cambodia, Ranariddh and Sam Rainsy reject Hun Sen offer of a coalition cabinet because huge ballot rigging

2002: Asean and USA sign a pact to fight terrorism in South-East Asia

2008: The wife of former Thailand Premier Thaksin is jailed for tax fraud
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2008/07/200873151213588433.html

On 31 July in Japan’s history

ON 31 JULY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on July 31, 2017

781: In Japan, the oldest recorded eruption of Mt. Fuji

1143: Birth of Emperor Nijo, 78th emperor of Japan (1158-1165) who died on September 5, 1165
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Nij%C5%8D

1904: During the Russo-Japanese War, Battle of Hsimucheng when units of the Imperial Japanese Army defeat units of the Imperial Russian Army
http://memim.com/battle-of-hsimucheng.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Hsimucheng

1904-07-31 Battle of Hsimucheng

1936: The International Olympic Committee announces that the 1940 Summer Olympics will to be held in Tokyo. However, the games are given back to the IOC after the Second Sino-Japanese War breaks
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1940_Summer_Olympics

1943: Birth of Sab Shimono, Japanese-American actor
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0793634/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sab_Shimono

1956: Talks on the normalization of relations between Japan and Soviet Union resume in London

1967: Birth of Minako Honda, Japanese singer and musical actress, who died on November 5, 2005
http://nippop.com/artist/artist_id-136/artist_name-minako_honda/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZnSU7LZGdv8

1967: Birth of Mitsuo Iwata, Japanese voice actor
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=1045

1986: Death of Chiune Sugihara, Japanese diplomat who helped thousands of Jews leave the Soviet Union while serving as Japanese consul to Lithuania
http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/Holocaust/sugihara.html

2006: Death of Akira Yoshimura, Japanese writer, born on May 1, 1927.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Akira_Yoshimura

On 31 July in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 31 JULY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on July 31, 2017

1958: Mao Zedong and Soviet Union Khrushchev meet in Beijing (up to August 3)
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=5&ved=0CD4QFjAEahUKEwjYhI–r4PHAhWBbxQKHUl4AE0&url=http%3A%2F%2Fdigitalarchive.wilsoncenter.org%2Fdocument%2F112080.pdf%3Fv%3D0155c40dda866dfae98d3fed81bbff0e&ei=q126VZiDBYHfUcnwgegE&usg=AFQjCNHofov0ENV0aFFnzpFxh2J2wte-yw&sig2=oJ14E_G6uc7DWJWiJ2Yyew

(FILES) This file photo dated August, 1958 shows Soviet Union leader Nikita Khrushchev (R) amusing himself with a Chinese fan while chatting with the Chinese leader Mao Zedong during his visit to China. China will mark 09 September, 2006 the 30th anniversary of the death of the great Chairman Mao, who despite being the architect of the Cultural Revolution that killed millions and took China to the brink of collapse, is still revered by many across China as a god-like figure.  AFP PHOTO/XINHUA/FILES (Photo credit should read AFP/AFP/Getty Images)

1967: The People’s Republic of China recognizes the borders and the neutrality of Cambodia

1979: Birth of Jade Kwan, Hong Kong singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jade_Kwan

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0gw5Sn-vBRQ

2002: For the first time, Taiwanese president Chen Shui-bian alludes to a referendum on the future of the island