Daily Archives: 2 août 2017

On 2 August in Asian history

1959-08-02 Fin Lushan conférence

ON 2 AUGUST IN ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on August 2, 2017

1611: Death of Kato Kiyomasa, Japanese warlord and samurai, born on July 25, 1562
http://www.samurai-archives.com/kiyomasa.html

1763: In India, after the capture of Murshidabad, the British troops fight with Mir Kasim at Giria. Mir Kasim is defeated again
http://murshidabad.net/history/history-topic-mir-qasim.htm

1799: Birth of Filipino Father Mariano Gomez, executed on February 17, 1872
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1256/today-in-philippine-history-august-2-1799-father-mariano-gomez-was-born-in-sta-cruz-manila
http://www.etravelpilipinas.com/about_philippines/mariano_gomez.htm

1858: The British parliament votes a bill deciding that the government of India is transferred from East India Company to the Crown
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/2nd-august-1858-parliament-passes-a-bill-to-take-over-the-administration-of-india-from-the-east-india-company-by-the-british-crown
http://historypak.com/government-of-india-act-1858/
http://www.jagranjosh.com/general-knowledge/government-of-india-act-1858-key-features-1443010726-1

1869: Japan’s samurai, farmer, artisan, merchant class system (Shinokoko) is abolished as part of the Meiji Restoration reforms

1876: Birth of Pingali Venkayya, Indian geologist, designer of the Flag of India, who died on July 4, 1963
http://www.fullyindia.com/2013/08/designer-of-india-national-flag-pingali-venkayya.html
http://telugustreet.blogspot.fr/2007/03/pingali-venkayya.html

1894: Birth of Hamayi Gyoshu, Japanese painter, who died on March 20, 1935
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gyosh%C5%AB_Hayami
http://www.gallery-sakura.com/search/hayami_gyoshu.html
http://www.google.fr/search?q=Hamayi+Gyoshu&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&prmd=ivns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=5R83TuaQEcTo-ga7orX8DA&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&ved=0CA4Q_AUoAQ&biw=1311&bih=617

Hayami Gyoshu 2

1897: Anglo-Afghan War: The Siege of Malakand ends when a relief column is able to reach the British garrison in the Malakand states adjacent to India’s North West Frontier Province
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Malakand
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/6173431.stm

1907: Birth of Le Pho, Vietnamese painter who died in 2001
http://www.lephoartist.com/le_pho_history_1.html
 http://www.anne-french.com/Paintings%20by%20Le%20Pho.htm
http://www.artnet.com/artist/655746/le-pho.html
http://www.google.fr/search?hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&biw=1311&bih=617&tbm=isch&sa=1&q=Vietnamese+painter+Le+pho&oq=Vietnamese+painter+Le+pho&aq=f&aqi=&aql=&gs_sm=e&gs_upl=19244l27317l0l32037l19l19l0l0l0l0l477l3793l0.10.8.0.1l19l0

1913: Birth of Xavier Thaninayagam, Sri Lankan Tamil academic, who died on September 1, 1980
http://www.thehindu.com/2003/08/27/stories/2003082704130600.htm
http://www.ulakaththamizh.org/JOTSpdf/018103113.pdf

1918: Japan announces that it is deploying troops to Siberia in the aftermath of World War

1922: A typhoon hits Shantou, Republic of China killing more than 50,000 people
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1922_Swatow_typhoon

1935: The Government of India Act completes the January 24, 1935 British India Act
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/articletext.asp?artid=A041

1943: During the  World War II, PT-109 is rammed by the Japanese destroyer Amagiri and sinks. Lt. John F. Kennedy, future US President, saves all but two of his crew
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/japanese-forces-attack-pt-boat-with-kennedy-on-board
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Motor_Torpedo_Boat_PT-109

1943-08-02 Kennedy

1959: End of the Lushan Conference in which Mao Zedong has been criticized for his economic error in the « Great Leap” by minister of Defense Peng Dehuai who is declared an enemy of the revolution and put in house of arrest
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lushan_Conference
http://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/watkins/lushan.htm

1959-08-02 Fin Lushan conférence

1961: Birth of Cui Jian, Chinese rocker
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cui_Jian

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iXbC2f1BV_Y

1964: During the Vietnam War: Gulf of Tonkin Incident – North Vietnamese gunboats allegedly fires on U.S. destroyers, USS Maddox and the USS Turner Joy
http://www.history.com/news/the-gulf-of-tonkin-incident-50-years-ago
https://history.state.gov/milestones/1961-1968/gulf-of-Tonkin

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a1n0eVea9Zg

1971: State Secretary  W. Rogers announces that USA will ask UN to maintain Taiwan membership while admitting PRC

1971: Nixon administration acknowledges secret army in Laos
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/nixon-administration-acknowledges-secret-army-in-laos

1976: Japan establishes diplomatic relations with Kampuchea

1980: Birth of Dingdong Dantes, Filipino actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dingdong_Dantes
 http://www.famousfix.com/topic/dingdong-dantes

1989: Pakistan is re-admitted to the Commonwealth of Nations after having restoring democracy for the first time since 1972.

1989: Valvettiturai massacre is carried out by Indian Peace Keeping Force in Sri Lanka killing 64 ethnic Tamil civilians
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1989_Valvettiturai_massacre

1995: China orders the expulsion of two US Air Force officers saying they have been caught spying on military sights

1999: Death of Thai General Sunthorn Kongsompong who lead a coup in February 1991
http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9402E4DB1230F934A3575BC0A96F958260&sec=&spon

2008: Death of Fujio Akatsuka, Japanese cartoonist, born on September 14, 1935
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fujio_Akatsuka
http://lambiek.net/artists/a/akatsuka_fujio.htm

2011: Thousands of people rally for independence from Indonesia in the country’s Papua region, after days of political violence that killed at least 21 people
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/03/world/asia/03indonesia.html?_r=1&ref=asia
http://www.english.rfi.fr/asia-pacific/20110802-thousands-call-independence-west-papua

2012: India has reversed its ban on foreign investment from Pakistan in a move designed to build goodwill amid a renewed push for a peace settlement between the nuclear-armed South Asian neighbours.

http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2012/08/20128264238428195.html

2013: Death of V. Dakshinamoorthy, Indian singer-songwriter, born on December 8, 1919
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Music-composer-Dakshinamoorthy-passes-away-at-94/articleshow/21564207.cms
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/V._Dakshinamoorthy

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 2 August in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 2 AUGUST IN ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on August 2, 2017

1763: In India, after the capture of Murshidabad, the British troops fight with Mir Kasim at Giria. Mir Kasim is defeated again
http://murshidabad.net/history/history-topic-mir-qasim.htm

1858: The British parliament votes a bill deciding that the government of India is transferred from East India Company to the Crown
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/2nd-august-1858-parliament-passes-a-bill-to-take-over-the-administration-of-india-from-the-east-india-company-by-the-british-crown
http://historypak.com/government-of-india-act-1858/
http://www.jagranjosh.com/general-knowledge/government-of-india-act-1858-key-features-1443010726-1

1897: Anglo-Afghan War: The Siege of Malakand ends when a relief column is able to reach the British garrison in the Malakand states adjacent to India’s North West Frontier Province
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Malakand
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/6173431.stm

1918: Japan announces that it is deploying troops to Siberia in the aftermath of World War

1943: During the  World War II, PT-109 is rammed by the Japanese destroyer Amagiri and sinks. Lt. John F. Kennedy, future US President, saves all but two of his crew
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/japanese-forces-attack-pt-boat-with-kennedy-on-board
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Motor_Torpedo_Boat_PT-109

1943-08-02 Kennedy

1964: During the Vietnam War: Gulf of Tonkin Incident – North Vietnamese gunboats allegedly fires on U.S. destroyers, USS Maddox and the USS Turner Joy
http://www.history.com/news/the-gulf-of-tonkin-incident-50-years-ago
https://history.state.gov/milestones/1961-1968/gulf-of-Tonkin

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a1n0eVea9Zg

1971: Nixon administration acknowledges secret army in Laos
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/nixon-administration-acknowledges-secret-army-in-laos

1989: Valvettiturai massacre is carried out by Indian Peace Keeping Force in Sri Lanka killing 64 ethnic Tamil civilians
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1989_Valvettiturai_massacre

2011: Thousands of people rally for independence from Indonesia in the country’s Papua region, after days of political violence that killed at least 21 people
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/03/world/asia/03indonesia.html?_r=1&ref=asia
http://www.english.rfi.fr/asia-pacific/20110802-thousands-call-independence-west-papua

On 2 August in South Asian history

ON 2 AUGUST IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on August 2, 2017

1763: In India, after the capture of Murshidabad, the British troops fight with Mir Kasim at Giria. Mir Kasim is defeated again
http://murshidabad.net/history/history-topic-mir-qasim.htm

1858: The British parliament votes a bill deciding that the government of India is transferred from East India Company to the Crown
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/2nd-august-1858-parliament-passes-a-bill-to-take-over-the-administration-of-india-from-the-east-india-company-by-the-british-crown
http://historypak.com/government-of-india-act-1858/
http://www.jagranjosh.com/general-knowledge/government-of-india-act-1858-key-features-1443010726-1

1876: Birth of Pingali Venkayya, Indian geologist, designer of the Flag of India, who died on July 4, 1963
http://www.fullyindia.com/2013/08/designer-of-india-national-flag-pingali-venkayya.html
http://telugustreet.blogspot.fr/2007/03/pingali-venkayya.html

1897: Anglo-Afghan War: The Siege of Malakand ends when a relief column is able to reach the British garrison in the Malakand states adjacent to India’s North West Frontier Province
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Malakand

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/6173431.stm

1913: Birth of Xavier Thaninayagam, Sri Lankan Tamil academic, who died on September 1, 1980
http://www.thehindu.com/2003/08/27/stories/2003082704130600.htm
http://www.ulakaththamizh.org/JOTSpdf/018103113.pdf

1935: The Government of India Act completes the January 24, 1935 British India Act
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/articletext.asp?artid=A041

1989: Pakistan is re-admitted to the Commonwealth of Nations after having restoring democracy for the first time since 1972.

1989: Valvettiturai massacre is carried out by Indian Peace Keeping Force in Sri Lanka killing 64 ethnic Tamil civilians
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1989_Valvettiturai_massacre

2012: India has reversed its ban on foreign investment from Pakistan in a move designed to build goodwill amid a renewed push for a peace settlement between the nuclear-armed South Asian neighbours
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2012/08/20128264238428195.html

2013: Death of V. Dakshinamoorthy, Indian singer-songwriter, born on December 8, 1919
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Music-composer-Dakshinamoorthy-passes-away-at-94/articleshow/21564207.cms
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/V._Dakshinamoorthy

On 2 August in Japan’s history

ON 2 AUGUST IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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

Updated on August 2, 2017

1611: Death of Kato Kiyomasa, Japanese warlord and samurai, born on July 25, 1562
http://www.samurai-archives.com/kiyomasa.html

1869: Japan’s samurai, farmer, artisan, merchant class system (Shinokoko) is abolished as part of the Meiji Restoration reforms

1894: Birth of Hamayi Gyoshu, Japanese painter, who died on March 20, 1935
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gyosh%C5%AB_Hayami
http://www.gallery-sakura.com/search/hayami_gyoshu.html
http://www.google.fr/search?q=Hamayi+Gyoshu&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&prmd=ivns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=5R83TuaQEcTo-ga7orX8DA&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&ved=0CA4Q_AUoAQ&biw=1311&bih=617

Hayami Gyoshu 2

1918: Japan announces that it is deploying troops to Siberia in the aftermath of World War

1943: During the  World War II, PT-109 is rammed by the Japanese destroyer Amagiri and sinks. Lt. John F. Kennedy, future US President, saves all but two of his crew
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/japanese-forces-attack-pt-boat-with-kennedy-on-board
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Motor_Torpedo_Boat_PT-109

1943-08-02 Kennedy

1976: Japan establishes diplomatic relations with Kampuchéa

2008: Death of Fujio Akatsuka, Japanese cartoonist, born on September 14, 1935
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fujio_Akatsuka
http://lambiek.net/artists/a/akatsuka_fujio.htm

On 2 August in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

1959-08-02 Fin Lushan conférence

ON 2 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 2, 2017

1922: A typhoon hits Shantou, Republic of China killing more than 50,000 people
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1922_Swatow_typhoon

1959: End of the Lushan Conference in which Mao Zedong has been criticized for his economic error in the « Great Leap” by minister of Defense Peng Dehuai who is declared an enemy of the revolution and put in house of arrest
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lushan_Conference
http://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/watkins/lushan.htm

1959-08-02 Fin Lushan conférence

1961: Birth of Cui Jian, Chinese rocker
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cui_Jian

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iXbC2f1BV_Y

1971: State Secretary  W. Rogers announces that USA will ask UN to maintain Taiwan membership while admitting PRC

1995: China orders the expulsion of two US Air Force officers saying they have been caught spying on military sights