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On 1st August in Asian history

ON 1st AUGUST IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 1, 2017

607: Ono no Imoko is dispatched as envoy to the Sui court in China (Traditional Japanese date: July 3, 607)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ono_no_Imoko

1068: Birth of Emperor Taizu of Jin who died on September 19 1123
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Taizu_of_Jin

1227: Death of Shimazu Tadahisa, Japanese warlord, born in 1179
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Shimazu_Tadahisa

1313: Birth of Japanese Emperor Kogon (1331-1333), who died on August 5 1364
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_K%C5%8Dgon

1377: Birth of Japanese 100th Emperor Go-Komatsu (1382-1412), who died on December 1, 1433
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Go-Komatsu

1894: The First Sino-Japanese War officially erupts between Japan and China over Korea
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Sino-Japanese_War
http://sinojapanesewar.com/declaration.htm

1918: Birth of Zhou Xuan, Chinese actress and singer who died on September 22, 1957
 http://www.chinesemirror.com/index/2006/11/zhou_xuan_a_sad.html
http://californiadream.com/personal/ZhouXuan/

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

1920: In India, Mahatma Gandhi launches a civilian disobedience campaign

1920: Birth of Asao Uchida, Japanese  actor, who died on September 30, 1996
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0879729/bio
http://www.hotflick.net/pictures/TRA970_Asao_Uchida_001.html

1920: Death of Lokmanya Tilak, Indian freedom fighter, born on July 23, 1856
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bal_Gangadhar_Tilak
http://freeindia.org/biographies/tilak/

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OeOC-Y76whw

1927: The Nanchang Uprising, led by Zhu De, marks the first significant battle in the Chinese Civil War between the Kuomintang and Communist Party of China. This day is commemorated as the anniversary of the founding of the People’s Liberation Army
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nanchang_Uprising
http://www.china.org.cn/china/CPC_90_anniversary/2011-05/17/content_22582135.htm

 

1929: Birth of Hafizullah Amin, second president of Afghanistan, who died on December 27, 1979
http://www.afghanland.com/history/amin.html

1932: Birth of Meena Kumari, Indian film actress, who died on March 31, 1972
http://www.idlebrain.com/mumbai/legends/meenakumari/

1940: Japanese Foreign Minister Matsuoka Yosuke announces the idea of the « Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere ». The concept promotes the establishment of a bloc of self-sufficient Asian nations led by Japanese and free from Western influence
http://apjjf.org/2011/9/49/Janis-Mimura/3657/article.html

1942: Freed by the Japanese, Ba Maw take the head of a Burmese Executive Administration, independant from Great-Britain, but subordinate to the Japanese military administration with General Aung San as defense minister and U Nu as foreign affairs minister
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ba_Maw


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ML5lWWCfgRM

1943: A independant State of Burma is proclaimed by the Japanese with Ba Maw as head of State and prime minister
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/State_of_Burma

1943-08-01 Flag of the State of Burma

1944: Death of Manuel Quezon, president of the Philippines (1935-1944), born on August 19, 1878
http://ww2db.com/person_bio.php?person_id=94
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manuel_Quezon
http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675062335_Filipino-civilians_supreme-court_children-praying_General-Douglas-MacArthur

1944: Sergio Osmena becomes president of the Philippines, until May 28, 1946
 
http://biography.yourdictionary.com/sergio-osmena

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KJu2eaLDNHU&feature=related

1945: Japanese city Toyama is 99,5 percent destroyed by B-29’s incendiary bombs
http://simpsonhistory.com/notes/alexjr

1945-08-01 Toyama bombing

1946: The conference of Fontainebleau between France and communist Vietnamese ends on a failure. Vietnam delegation suspend negotiations at Fontainebleau after discovering that the French are convening a conference at Da Lat in southern Annam

1947: United Nations calls for ce ceasefire in Indonesia. The Netherlands accept the US mediation

1949: In Indonesia, general agreement for the end of hostilities

1953: In Indonesia,  PNI-led government takes power. Ali Sastroamidjojo is Prime Minister

1955: Opening in Geneva of first US-Chinese talks on ambassadorial level. The talks secure the release of American POWs and spies in China and Chinese scientists detained in U.S. during Korean War.

1959: Birth of Otomo Yoshihide, Japanese musician
http://www.japanimprov.com/yotomo/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PJw9az9vAf4

1960: Islamabad is declared as the principal seat of the Government of Pakistan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Islamabad
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rawalpindi

1962: Agreement at London on the foundation of Great Malaysia

1963: Birth of Phoolan Devi, the Indian bandit queen, killed on July 25, 2001
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phoolan_Devi
http://www.theatlantic.com/doc/199611/bandit-queen

1963: Birth of Koichi Wakata, Japanese astronaut
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Koichi_Wakata

1964: North Vietnam accuses South Vietnam and the United states of attack
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/north-vietnamese-accuse-south-vietnam-and-the-united-states-of-attack

1968: The coronation of Hassanal Bolkiah, the 29th Sultan of Brunei
http://bruneiresources.blogspot.fr/2008/08/coronation-of-sultan-of-brunei.html

1968-08-01 Couronnement Hassanal Bolkiah

1974: China’s People’s Liberation Army Navy, put into service the ChangZheng 1, their first nuclear-powered submarine
http://www.militaryfactory.com/ships/detail.asp?ship_id=Type-091-Han
http://globalmilitaryreview.blogspot.fr/2011/07/chinese-type-091-han-class-nuclear.html

 

1999: Death of Nirad C. Chaudhuri, Indian writer, born on November 23, 1897
http://www-stat.stanford.edu/~naras/ncc/
http://www.nytimes.com/1999/08/03/arts/nirad-c-chaudhuri-author-dies-at-101.html

2003: North Korea agrees on six-party talks, with South Korea, USA, China, Japan and Russia with bilateral talks with USA

2008: Death of Harkishan Singh Surjeet, Indian politician, born on March 23, 1916
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harkishan_Singh_Surjeet

2009: Thousands of people have demonstrated in the Malaysia’s capital, Kuala Lumpur, against a controversial, decades-old law allowing detention without trial
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8179513.stm

2009: Death of Cory Aquino, former president of the Philippines (1986-1992), born on January 25, 1933
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8179357.stm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8179496.stm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7324443.stm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wgYxkH6-miY&feature=related

2011: Thailand’s new parliament officially opens, faced with the daunting challenge of bringing stability to the kingdom after five years of political turmoil
 
2013: Bangladesh’s main Islamic party, the Jamaat e Islami, launched violent protests last night after a court banned its members from contesting next year’s general election

http://dawn.com/news/1033394/bangladesh-court-rules-jamaat-illegal-bars-party-from-polls
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/bangladesh/10215920/Bangladesh-Islamist-party-election-ban.html

2014: Tokyo gives Hanoi six naval ships to counter China, officially to « maintaining peace and stability » in the region
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Tokyo-gives-Hanoi-six-naval-ships-to-counter-China-31789.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-28599397

2014: The Thai King issues a royal command to appoint 200 members of the National Legislative Assembly. More than half of them are either former or active military officers as expected
http://www.nationmultimedia.com/politics/His-Majesty-appoints-200-National-Legislative-Asse-30239991.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-28598995
http://asiancorrespondent.com/125281/infographic-thailands-junta-appointed-national-legislative-assembly/

2015 : A total of 162 tiny pockets of land – 111 in Bangladesh and 51 in India – are officially handed over to the countries surrounding after Dhaka and New Delhi struck a border agreement in June
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2015/08/india-bangladesh-settle-dispute-land-swap-150801151119442.html
http://www.observerbd.com/2015/07/31/102277.php 

2016: President Tsai Ing-wen has formally apologised to Taiwan’s indigenous people for centuries of suffering, becoming the country’s first-ever leader to do so
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-36940243
http://focustaiwan.tw/news/aipl/201608010026.aspx
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/front/archives/2016/08/02/2003652277

 

Holidays and observances

People’s Republic of China: Anniversary of the Founding of the People’s Liberation Army

 

 

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 1st August in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 1 AUGUST IN ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on August 1, 2017

1894: The First Sino-Japanese War officially erupts between Japan and China over Korea
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Sino-Japanese_War
http://sinojapanesewar.com/declaration.htm

1927: The Nanchang Uprising, led by Zhu De, marks the first significant battle in the Chinese Civil War between the Kuomintang and Communist Party of China. This day is commemorated as the anniversary of the founding of the People’s Liberation Army
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nanchang_Uprising
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/7466.html
http://www.china.org.cn/china/CPC_90_anniversary/2011-05/17/content_22582135.htm

1940: Japanese Foreign Minister Matsuoka Yosuke announces the idea of the « Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere ». The concept promotes the establishment of a bloc of self-sufficient Asian nations led by Japanese and free from Western influence
http://apjjf.org/2011/9/49/Janis-Mimura/3657/article.html

1942: Freed by the Japanese, Ba Maw take the head of a Burmese Executive Administration, independant from Great-Britain, but subordinate to the Japanese military administration with General Aung San as defense minister and U Nu as foreign affairs minister
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ba_Maw


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ML5lWWCfgRM

1943: A independant State of Burma is proclaimed by the Japanese with Ba Maw as head of State and prime minister
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/State_of_Burma

1943-08-01 Flag of the State of Burma

1945: Japanese city Toyama is 99,5 percent destroyed by B-29’s incendiary bombs
http://simpsonhistory.com/notes/alexjr

1945-08-01 Toyama bombing

1946: The conference of Fontainebleau between France and communist Vietnamese ends on a failure. Vietnam delegation suspend negotiations at Fontainebleau after discovering that the French are convening a conference at Da Lat in southern Annam

1947: United Nations calls for ce ceasefire in Indonesia. The Netherlands accept the US mediation

1949: In Indonesia, general agreement for the end of hostilities

1955: Opening in Geneva of first US-Chinese talks on ambassadorial level. The talks secure the release of American POWs and spies in China and Chinese scientists detained in U.S. during Korean War.

1962: Agreement at London on the foundation of Great Malaysia

1964: North Vietnam accuses South Vietnam and the United states of attack
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/north-vietnamese-accuse-south-vietnam-and-the-united-states-of-attack

1974: China’s People’s Liberation Army Navy, put into service the ChangZheng 1, their first nuclear-powered submarine
http://www.militaryfactory.com/ships/detail.asp?ship_id=Type-091-Han
http://globalmilitaryreview.blogspot.fr/2011/07/chinese-type-091-han-class-nuclear.html

2003: North Korea agrees on six-party talks, with South Korea, USA, China, Japan and Russia with bilateral talks with USA

2014: Tokyo gives Hanoi six naval ships to counter China, officially to « maintaining peace and stability » in the region
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Tokyo-gives-Hanoi-six-naval-ships-to-counter-China-31789.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-28599397

On 1st August in South Asian history

ON 1st AUGUST IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on August 1, 2017

1920: In India, Mahatma Gandhi launches a civilian disobedience campaign

1920: Death of Lokmanya Tilak, Indian freedom fighter, born on July 23, 1856
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bal_Gangadhar_Tilak
http://freeindia.org/biographies/tilak/

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OeOC-Y76whw

1929: Birth of Hafizullah Amin, second president of Afghanistan, who died on December 27, 1979
http://www.afghanland.com/history/amin.html

1932: Birth of Meena Kumari, Indian film actress, who died on March 31, 1972
http://www.idlebrain.com/mumbai/legends/meenakumari/

1960: Islamabad is declared as the principal seat of the Government of Pakistan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Islamabad
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rawalpindi

1963: Birth of Phoolan Devi, the Indian bandit queen, killed on July 25, 2001
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phoolan_Devi
http://www.theatlantic.com/doc/199611/bandit-queen

1999: Death of Nirad C. Chaudhuri, Indian writer, born on November 23, 1897
http://www-stat.stanford.edu/~naras/ncc/
http://www.nytimes.com/1999/08/03/arts/nirad-c-chaudhuri-author-dies-at-101.html

2008: Death of Harkishan Singh Surjeet, Indian politician, born on March 23, 1916
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harkishan_Singh_Surjeet

2013: Bangladesh’s main Islamic party, the Jamaat e Islami, launched violent protests last night after a court banned its members from contesting next year’s general election
http://dawn.com/news/1033394/bangladesh-court-rules-jamaat-illegal-bars-party-from-polls
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/bangladesh/10215920/Bangladesh-Islamist-party-election-ban.html

On 1st August in Southeast Asian history

1943-08-01 Flag of the State of Burma

ON 1st AUGUST IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on August 1, 2017

1942: Freed by the Japanese, Ba Maw take the head of a Burmese Executive Administration, independant from Great-Britain, but subordinate to the Japanese military administration with General Aung San as defense minister and U Nu as foreign affairs minister
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ba_Maw


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ML5lWWCfgRM

1943: A independant State of Burma is proclaimed by the Japanese with Ba Maw as head of State and prime minister
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/State_of_Burma

1943-08-01 Flag of the State of Burma

1944: Death of Manuel Quezon, president of the Philippines (1935-1944), born on August 19, 1878
http://ww2db.com/person_bio.php?person_id=94
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manuel_Quezon
http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675062335_Filipino-civilians_supreme-court_children-praying_General-Douglas-MacArthur

1944: Sergio Osmena becomes president of the Philippines, until May 28, 1946
 
http://biography.yourdictionary.com/sergio-osmena

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KJu2eaLDNHU&feature=related

1946: The conference of Fontainebleau between France and communist Vietnamese ends on a failure. Vietnam delegation suspend negotiations at Fontainebleau after discovering that the French are convening a conference at Da Lat in southern Annam

1947: United Nations calls for ce ceasefire in Indonesia. The Netherlands accept the US mediation

1949: In Indonesia, general agreement for the end of hostilities

1953: In Indonesia,  PNI-led government takes power. Ali Sastroamidjojo is Prime Minister

1962: Agreement at London on the foundation of Great Malaysia

1964: North Vietnam accuses South Vietnam and the United states of attack
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/north-vietnamese-accuse-south-vietnam-and-the-united-states-of-attack

1968: The coronation of Hassanal Bolkiah, the 29th Sultan of Brunei
http://www.bt.com.bn/focus/2008/08/01/a_royal_coronation_adorned_with_zikir#sthash.0L91eSb5.dpbs

1968-08-01 Couronnement Hassanal Bolkiah

2009: Thousands of people have demonstrated in the Malaysia’s capital, Kuala Lumpur, against a controversial, decades-old law allowing detention without trial
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8179513.stm

2009: Death of Cory Aquino, former president of the Philippines (1986-1992), born on January 25, 1933
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8179357.stm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8179496.stm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7324443.stm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wgYxkH6-miY&feature=related

2011: Thailand’s new parliament officially opens, faced with the daunting challenge of bringing stability to the kingdom after five years of political turmoil
 
2014: The Thai King issues a royal command to appoint 200 members of the National Legislative Assembly. More than half of them are either former or active military officers as expected
http://www.nationmultimedia.com/politics/His-Majesty-appoints-200-National-Legislative-Asse-30239991.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-28598995
http://asiancorrespondent.com/125281/infographic-thailands-junta-appointed-national-legislative-assembly/

On 1st August in Japan’s history

ON 1st AUGUST IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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

Updated on August 1, 2017

607: Ono no Imoko is dispatched as envoy to the Sui court in China (Traditional Japanese date: July 3, 607)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ono_no_Imoko

1227: Death of Shimazu Tadahisa, Japanese warlord, born in 1179
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Shimazu_Tadahisa

1313: Birth of Japanese Emperor Kogon (1331-1333), who died on August 5 1364
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_K%C5%8Dgon

1377: Birth of Japanese 100th Emperor Go-Komatsu (1382-1412), who died on December 1, 1433
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Go-Komatsu

1894: The First Sino-Japanese War officially erupts between Japan and China over Korea
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Sino-Japanese_War
http://sinojapanesewar.com/declaration.htm

1920: Birth of Asao Uchida, Japanese  actor, who died on September 30, 1996
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0879729/bio
http://www.hotflick.net/pictures/TRA970_Asao_Uchida_001.html

1940: Japanese Foreign Minister Matsuoka Yosuke announces the idea of the « Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere ». The concept promotes the establishment of a bloc of self-sufficient Asian nations led by Japanese and free from Western influence
http://apjjf.org/2011/9/49/Janis-Mimura/3657/article.html

1945: Japanese city Toyama is 99,5 percent destroyed by B-29’s incendiary bombs
http://simpsonhistory.com/notes/alexjr

1945-08-01 Toyama bombing

1959: Birth of Otomo Yoshihide, Japanese musician
http://www.japanimprov.com/yotomo/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PJw9az9vAf4

1963: Birth of Koichi Wakata, Japanese astronaut
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Koichi_Wakata

1982: Birth of Ai Tominaga, Japanese model and actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ai_Tominaga
http://supermodels.nl/aitominaga

1987: Birth of Rumi Hiiragi, Japanese Actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rumi_Hiiragi
http://www.jdorama.com/artiste_2649.htm

2014: Tokyo gives Hanoi six naval ships to counter China, officially to « maintaining peace and stability » in the region
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Tokyo-gives-Hanoi-six-naval-ships-to-counter-China-31789.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-28599397

On 1st August in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 1st AUGUST IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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

Updated on August 1, 2017

607: Ono no Imoko is dispatched as envoy to the Sui court in China (Traditional Japanese date: July 3, 607)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ono_no_Imoko

1068: Birth of Emperor Taizu of Jin who died on September 19 1123
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Taizu_of_Jin

1894: The First Sino-Japanese War officially erupts between Japan and China over Korea
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Sino-Japanese_War
http://sinojapanesewar.com/declaration.htm

1918: Birth of Zhou Xuan, Chinese actress and singer who died on September 22, 1957
http://www.chinesemirror.com/index/2006/11/zhou_xuan_a_sad.html
http://californiadream.com/personal/ZhouXuan/

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

1927: The Nanchang Uprising, led by Zhu De, marks the first significant battle in the Chinese Civil War between the Kuomintang and Communist Party of China. This day is commemorated as the anniversary of the founding of the People’s Liberation Army
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nanchang_Uprising
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/7466.html
http://www.china.org.cn/china/CPC_90_anniversary/2011-05/17/content_22582135.htm

1955: Opening in Geneva of  the first US-Chinese talks on ambassadorial level. The talks secure the release of American POWs and spies in China and Chinese scientists detained in U.S. during Korean War.

1974: China’s People’s Liberation Army Navy, put into service the ChangZheng 1, their first nuclear-powered submarine
http://www.militaryfactory.com/ships/detail.asp?ship_id=Type-091-Han
http://globalmilitaryreview.blogspot.fr/2011/07/chinese-type-091-han-class-nuclear.html

2016: President Tsai Ing-wen has formally apologised to Taiwan’s indigenous people for centuries of suffering, becoming the country’s first-ever leader to do so
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-36940243
http://focustaiwan.tw/news/aipl/201608010026.aspx
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/front/archives/2016/08/02/2003652277

 

Holidays and observances

People’s Republic of China: Anniversary of the Founding of the People’s Liberation Army