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On 7 August in Asian history

ON 7 AUGUST IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 7, 2017

479: Death of Yuryaku 21st emperor of Japan, born in 418
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Y%C5%ABryaku

1461: The Ming Dynasty Chinese military general Cao Qin stages a failed coup against the Tianshun Emperor and commits suicide by jumping down a well
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rebellion_of_Cao_Qin
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/7631.html

1661: Death of Jin Shengtan, Chinese editor, writer and critic, born in 1608
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jin_Shengtan

1864: Execution of Li Xiucheng, Chinese General in the Taiping Rebellion, born in 1823
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Li_Xiucheng
http://taipingrebellion.com/fall.htm
http://www.executedtoday.com/2013/08/07/1864-li-xiucheng-taiping-rebellion-general/

1871: Birth of Abanindranath Tagore, Indian painter who died on December 5, 1951
http://www.indianetzone.com/9/abanindranath_tagore.htm
http://www.chitralekha.org/abanindranath.htm
https://www.google.fr/search?q=Abanindranath+Tagore&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&prmd=imvns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=zM8fUJjJOcnQhAek-YHYCg&ved=0CF0Q_AUoAQ&biw=1140&bih=519

Abanindranath Tagore

1905: Indian National Congress declares boycott of British goods

1925: Birth of M. S. Swaminathan, Indian scientist
http://ramsap.tripod.com/swami1.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mApzQFvX9u4

1927: Chen Duxiu is dismissed from the chairmanship of the Chinese Communist Party
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Chen_Duxiu

 

1941: Death of Rabindranath Tagore, Indian author, 1913 Nobel Prize Laureate, born on May 7, 1861
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rabindranath_Tagore
http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/literature/laureates/1913/
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/7th-august-1941-nobel-laureate-rabindranath-tagore-passes-away

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6d7-lGVo64c&feature=related

1942: Beginning of the Battle of Guadalcanal, up to February 7, 1943

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-forces-invade-guadalcanal
 http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/battle_of_guadalcanal.htm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LEZBNqg5Weg

1945: Death of Yi Wu in the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Korean prince and officer in the Imperial Japanese Army, born on November 15, 1912
http://globalasianculture.com/2012/the-last-prince-of-korea/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yi_Wu

1955: Pakistani Prime Minister Muhammad Ali Bogra is forced to resign by the new governor General Iskander Mirza
http://www.bogra.org/bogra1.html

1964: Vietnam War: The U.S. Congress passes the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution giving US President Lyndon B. Johnson broad war powers to deal with North Vietnamese attacks on American forces
http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0807/5275.html
http://blogs.archives.gov/prologue/?p=13473

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nbm2NysG-SQ

1965: First Vietnamese ambush on Thailand’s soil

1965: Signature at Kuala-Lumpur of an agreement for Singapore to leave Malaysia

1967: Vietnam War: The People’s Republic of China agrees to give North Vietnam an undisclosed amount of aid in the form of a grant
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/north-vietnam-and-peoples-republic-of-china-sign-aid-agreement

1974: Birth of Sek Loso, Thai Singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loso

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

1978: Birth of Vanness Wu, Taiwanese singer
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Vanness_Wu

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

1978: Indonesia establishes diplomatic relations with Kampuchea

1978: Birth of Shirley Yeung, Hong Kong actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shirley_Yeung

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

1985: Takao Doi, Mamoru Mohri and Chiaki Mukai are chosen to be Japan’s first astronauts
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takao_Doi
http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/PS/mukai.html

1987: Death of Nobusuke Kishi, Prime Minister of Japan (1957-1960), born on November 13, 1896
http://www.nytimes.com/1987/08/08/obituaries/nobusuke-kishi-ex-tokyo-leader.html
http://biography.yourdictionary.com/nobusuke-kishi

1994: Death of Liu Haisu, Chinese painter, born on March 16, 1896
http://www.artnet.com/artists/liu-haisu/biography
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/7651.html

Liu Haisu Mount Huang

2003: Amrozi bin Nurhasyim, is sentenced to death for the Bali bomb attack
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/2632043.stm

2008: Malaysia’s  opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim is formally charged with sodoming a former male aide
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7546448.stm

2008: Zarganar, one of Burma most popular comedians is charged with several offences, after he defied the military by giving aid to the victims of Cyclone Nargis
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7547484.stm

2009: The new leader of the defeated Tamil Tiger separatist group is arrested. Selvarajah Pathmanathan, was wanted by Interpol in connection with allegations he smuggled arms for the Tigers for decades
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2009/08/20098773917105764.html

2009: The Pakistan’s most wanted man, Taliban leader Baitullah Mehsud, is killed by a US missile
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8188859.stm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8191105.stm

2011: Death of Joe Yamanaka, Japanese singer, born on September 2, 1946
http://www.tokyograph.com/news/rock-vocalist-joe-yamanaka-dies-at-64/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BUGEx9__C3k

2014: Ex-Khmer Rouge leaders Khieu Samphan and Nuon Chea are sentenced to life in prison
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/cambodia/11017930/Khmer-Rouge-leaders-sentenced-to-life-in-prison-for-war-crimes.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-28670568
http://www.france24.com/en/20140807-cambodia-court-set-issue-verdict-against-khmer-leaders/

2014: One of China’s most prominent dissidents, Gao Zhisheng, is released after three years in jail
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-28689580
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/11019505/Wife-speaks-to-dissident-Gao-Zhisheng-after-he-is-released-from-prison.html

2015 : Death of Korean traditional dance master Lee Mae-bong at 88
http://koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/culture/2015/08/317_184412.html
http://english.donga.com/List/3/all/26/411236/1

2016: Thailand’s military government wins overwhelming approval of a new constitution that aims to reduce the power of political parties and extend the influence of the military
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/08/world/asia/thailand-constitution-referendum.html?ribbon-ad-idx=3&rref=world/asia&module=Ribbon&version=context&region=Header&action=click&contentCollection=Asia%20Pacific&pgtype=article
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-36972396
http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/politics/1055413/yes-camp-overwhelms-charter-referendum

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 7 August in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 7 AUGUST IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 7, 2017

1461: The Ming Dynasty Chinese military general Cao Qin stages a failed coup against the Tianshun Emperor and commits suicide by jumping down a well
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rebellion_of_Cao_Qin

1942: Beginning of the Battle of Guadalcanal, up to February 7, 1943

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-forces-invade-guadalcanal
 http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/battle_of_guadalcanal.htm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LEZBNqg5Weg

1964: Vietnam War: The U.S. Congress passes the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution giving US President Lyndon B. Johnson broad war powers to deal with North Vietnamese attacks on American forces
http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0807/5275.html
http://blogs.archives.gov/prologue/?p=13473

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nbm2NysG-SQ

1965: First Vietnamese ambush on Thailand’s soil

1965: Signature at Kuala-Lumpur of an agreement for Singapore to leave Malaysia

1967: Vietnam War: The People’s Republic of China agrees to give North Vietnam an undisclosed amount of aid in the form of a grant
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/north-vietnam-and-peoples-republic-of-china-sign-aid-agreement

2009: The new leader of the defeated Tamil Tiger separatist group is arrested. Selvarajah Pathmanathan, was wanted by Interpol in connection with allegations he smuggled arms for the Tigers for decades
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2009/08/20098773917105764.html

2009: The Pakistan’s most wanted man, Taliban leader Baitullah Mehsud, is killed by a US missile
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8188859.stm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8191105.stm

On 7 August in South Asian history

Rabindranath Tagore 2

ON 7 AUGUST IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 7, 2017

1871: Birth of Abanindranath Tagore, Indian painter who died on December 5, 1951
http://www.indianetzone.com/9/abanindranath_tagore.htm
http://www.chitralekha.org/abanindranath.htm
https://www.google.fr/search?q=Abanindranath+Tagore&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&prmd=imvns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=zM8fUJjJOcnQhAek-YHYCg&ved=0CF0Q_AUoAQ&biw=1140&bih=519

Abanindranath Tagore

1905: Indian National Congress declares boycott of British goods

1925: Birth of M. S. Swaminathan, Indian scientist
http://ramsap.tripod.com/swami1.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mApzQFvX9u4

1941: Death of Rabindranath Tagore, Indian author, 1913 Nobel Prize Laureate, born on May 7, 1861

Rabindranath Tagore 2
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rabindranath_Tagore
http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/literature/laureates/1913/
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/7th-august-1941-nobel-laureate-rabindranath-tagore-passes-away

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6d7-lGVo64c&feature=related

1955: Pakistani Prime Minister Muhammad Ali Bogra is forced to resign by the new governor General Iskander Mirza
http://www.bogra.org/bogra1.html

2009: The new leader of the defeated Tamil Tiger separatist group is arrested. Selvarajah Pathmanathan, was wanted by Interpol in connection with allegations he smuggled arms for the Tigers for decades
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2009/08/20098773917105764.html

2009: The Pakistan’s most wanted man, Taliban leader Baitullah Mehsud, is killed by a US missile
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8188859.stm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8191105.stm

On 7 August in Southeast Asian history

ON 7 AUGUST IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 7, 2017

1964: Vietnam War: The U.S. Congress passes the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution giving US President Lyndon B. Johnson broad war powers to deal with North Vietnamese attacks on American forces
http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0807/5275.html
http://blogs.archives.gov/prologue/?p=13473

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nbm2NysG-SQ

1965: First Vietnamese ambush on Thailand’s soil

1965: Signature at Kuala-Lumpur of an agreement for Singapore to leave Malaysia

1967: Vietnam War: The People’s Republic of China agrees to give North Vietnam an undisclosed amount of aid in the form of a grant
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/north-vietnam-and-peoples-republic-of-china-sign-aid-agreement

1974: Birth of Sek Loso, Thai Singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loso

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

1978: Indonesia establishes diplomatic relations with Kampuchéa

2003: Amrozi bin Nurhasyim, is sentenced to death for the Bali bomb attack
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/2632043.stm

2008: Malaysia’s  opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim is formally charged with sodoming a former male aide
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7546448.stm

2008: Zarganar, one of Burma most popular comedians is charged with several offences, after he defied the military by giving aid to the victims of Cyclone Nargis
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7547484.stm

2014: Ex-Khmer Rouge leaders Khieu Samphan and Nuon Chea are sentenced to life in prison
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/cambodia/11017930/Khmer-Rouge-leaders-sentenced-to-life-in-prison-for-war-crimes.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-28670568
http://www.france24.com/en/20140807-cambodia-court-set-issue-verdict-against-khmer-leaders/

2016: Thailand’s military government wins overwhelming approval of a new constitution that aims to reduce the power of political parties and extend the influence of the military
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/08/world/asia/thailand-constitution-referendum.html?ribbon-ad-idx=3&rref=world/asia&module=Ribbon&version=context&region=Header&action=click&contentCollection=Asia%20Pacific&pgtype=article
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-36972396
http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/politics/1055413/yes-camp-overwhelms-charter-referendum

On 7 August in Japan’s history

ON 7 AUGUST IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on August 7, 2017

479: Death of Yuryaku 21st emperor of Japan, born in 418
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Y%C5%ABryaku

1942: Beginning of the Battle of Guadalcanal, up to February 7, 1943
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-forces-invade-guadalcanal
 http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/battle_of_guadalcanal.htm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LEZBNqg5Weg

1985: Takao Doi, Mamoru Mohri and Chiaki Mukai are chosen to be Japan’s first astronauts
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takao_Doi
http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/PS/mukai.html

1987: Death of Nobusuke Kishi, Prime Minister of Japan (1957-1960), born on November 13, 1896
http://www.nytimes.com/1987/08/08/obituaries/nobusuke-kishi-ex-tokyo-leader.html
http://biography.yourdictionary.com/nobusuke-kishi

2011: Death of Joe Yamanaka, Japanese singer, born on September 2, 1946

http://www.tokyograph.com/news/rock-vocalist-joe-yamanaka-dies-at-64/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BUGEx9__C3k

On 7 August in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 7 AUGUST IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on August 7, 2017

1461: The Ming Dynasty Chinese military general Cao Qin stages a failed coup against the Tianshun Emperor and commits suicide by jumping down a well
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rebellion_of_Cao_Qin
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/7631.html

1661: Death of Jin Shengtan, Chinese editor, writer and critic, born in 1608
http://history.cultural-china.com/en/59History5993.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jin_Shengtan

1864: Death of Li Xiucheng, Chinese General in the Taiping Rebellion, born in 1823
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Li_Xiucheng
http://taipingrebellion.com/fall.htm
http://www.executedtoday.com/2013/08/07/1864-li-xiucheng-taiping-rebellion-general/

1927: Chen Duxiu is dismissed from the chairmanship of the Chinese Communist Party
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Chen_Duxiu

 

1967: Vietnam War: The People’s Republic of China agrees to give North Vietnam an undisclosed amount of aid in the form of a grant
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/north-vietnam-and-peoples-republic-of-china-sign-aid-agreement

1978: Birth of Vanness Wu, Taiwanese singer
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Vanness_Wu

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

1978: Birth of Shirley Yeung, Hong Kong actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shirley_Yeung

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

1994: Death of Liu Haisu, Chinese painter, born on March 16, 1896
http://www.artnet.com/artists/liu-haisu/biography
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/7651.html

Liu Haisu Mount Huang

2014: One of China’s most prominent dissidents, Gao Zhisheng, is released after three years in jail
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-28689580
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/11019505/Wife-speaks-to-dissident-Gao-Zhisheng-after-he-is-released-from-prison.html