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On 8 August in Asian history

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ON 8 AUGUST IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 8, 2017

1079: Birth of Horikawa, 73th emperor of Japan (1087-1107), who died on August 1107*
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Horikawa

1322: In Japan, emperor Go-Daigo names Sojiji monastery as main monastery for Soto sect
http://www.taleofgenji.org/sojiji.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soto

1509: The Emperor Krishnadeva Raya is crowned, marking the beginning of the regeneration of the Vijayanagara Empire
http://www.importantindia.com/9558/king-sri-krishnadevaraya-history/

1604: Death of Horio Tadauji, Japanese warlord, born in 1578
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horio_Tadauji

1810: Eminent Urdu poet Mirza Ghalib marries Maaroof, daughter of Nawab Ilahi Baksh, and moved to Delhi
http://www.poemhunter.com/mirza-ghalib/biography/

1853: Russian fleet appears at Nagasaki, Japan

1919: Signature of the treaty of Rawalpindi by which Afghanistan will gain full independence from the United Kingdom
http://pages.rediff.com/treaty-of-rawalpindi/757287

1934: Birth of Sarat Pujari, Indian actor, director, and screenwriter who died on May 12,  2014
http://www.veethi.com/india-people/sarat_pujari-profile-3050-14.htm

1942: Quit India resolution is passed by the Bombay session of the AICC, which leads to the start of a civil disobedience movement across India against the British rule
http://www.famousquotes.me.uk/speeches/Mahatma_Gandhi/
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/8th-august-1942-mahatma-gandhi-launches-the-quit-india-movement-in-mumbai

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wTNARKHIK8Y

1945: The Soviet Union declares war on Japan and commences the Manchurian Strategic Offensive Operation
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manchurian_Strategic_Offensive_Operation
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/soviets-declare-war-on-japan-invade-manchuria
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=167

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1945: The Allied agree on an international tribunal for the Japanese war criminals

1947: Pakistan’s National Flag is approved
http://www.theodora.com/flags/pakistan_flags.html

1949: Bhutan becomes independence from Great-Britain and recognized by India
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Independence_of_Bhutan
http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae6b4d620.html

1951: Birth of Mamoru Oshii, Japanese film director
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mamoru_Oshiil

1961: Death of Mei Lanfang, Chinese opera performer, born on October 22, 1894
http://www.newsgd.com/culture/pic/200306240034.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/7672.html

1963: Birth of Hur Jin-ho, South Korean director and screenwriter

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hur_Jin-ho

http://www.hancinema.net/korean_Heo_Jin-ho.php

1965: New Delhi draws attention to a large-size infiltrations of Pakistani troops in Kashmir

1967: Foundation at Bangkok of the Association of South-East Asian Nations (Asean) by Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand
http://asean.org/the-asean-declaration-bangkok-declaration-bangkok-8-august-1967/
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/country_profiles/4114415.stm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Association_of_Southeast_Asian_Nations

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1969: Birth of Faye Wong, Chinese singer and actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Faye_Wong

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F8CQxuLRmuo

1973: Kim Dea-jung, leader of the opposition, is kidnapped in Tokyo by Korean Central Intelligence Agency (KCIA) in the purpose to kill him
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kidnapping_of_Kim_Dae-jung
http://www.nytimes.com/2007/10/24/world/asia/24iht-korea.1.8031030.html

1976: US State Secretary Henry Kissinger  goes to Pakistan and warns Ali Bhutto against a civil nuclear deal with France

1978: Opening in Hanoi between China and Vietnam on the situation of the Chinese origin Vietnamese in Vietnam

1978: Birth of Miho Shiraishi, Japanese actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1764306/
http://www.icelebz.com/celebs/miho_shiraishi/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0i72tmcPQUY

1981: Birth of Kaori Iida, Japanese singer and actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kaori_Iida
http://www.mademan.com/chickipedia/kaori-iida/

1985: Japan launches Planet A, a probe to Halley’s comet 

1986: Altaf Hussain’s address at Nishtar Park Karachi, announcement of establishing political movement MQM
http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/para/mqm.htm

1986: Opening of the first Chinese stock exchange in Shanghai

1988: The « 8888 Uprising » occurs in Burma
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/8888_Uprising
http://www.historychannel.com.au/this-day-in-history/8888-uprising-occurs-in-burma/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VCA0g54Wfuc
http://www.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=8888+Uprising

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1X6D3v5A2eM

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7543347.stm

1990: China and Indonesia restore diplomatic relations interrupted since October 1967

1991: In Vietnam, Vo Van Kiet is elected prime minister (until September 25, 1997)

1993: Japanese Prime Minister since November 1991, Kiichi Miyazawa resigns after losing a vote of no confidence

2000: Malaysian former prime minister Anwar Ibrahim is sentenced to nine years in prison for sodomy
http://www.glapn.org/sodomylaws/world/malaysia/mynews023.htm

2002: The two Korea agree on a place for meetings separated family since the war

2007: Death of Ma Lik of colon cancer, Hong Kong pro-Beijing politician, born on February 23, 1952
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ma_Lik

2008: Opening of the Olympic Games in China
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2008/08/20088813811444442.html
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2008-08/08/content_9047391.htm
http://boston.com/bigpicture/2008/08/2008_olympics_opening_ceremony.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RUy9OgRRXnw&feature=related

2009: Sri Lanka holds its first post-war elections in two Tamil-majority cities in the north
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2009/08/2009884741752632.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8191031.stm

2010 China floods: A mudslide in Zhugqu County, Gansu, China, kills more than 1,400 people.

2011: Harvard scholar Lobsang Sangay replaces the Dalai Lama as political leader of Tibet’s government-in-exile after being sworn in as premier The Dalai Lama gives up his political role but remain Tibet’s spiritual leader
http://www.france24.com/en/20110808-dalai-lamas-political-successor-sworn-lobsang-sangay-prime-minister
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-14440846
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/A-solution-to-the-Tibetan-problem-touches-billions-of-people-in-Asia,-says-Lobsang-Sangay-22310.html

2011: Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda Zia is accused of acquiring wealth exceeding her known income. An arrest warrant has also been issued against her son, Tarique Rahman
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-14443509

2013: Politicians, Buddhist monks and thousands of Burmese citizens attend rallies in Yangon to mark the 25th anniversary of the brutal « 8888 » crackdown on student protests
http://www.france24.com/en/20130808-burma-marks-25-years-8888-junta-student-crackdown
http://www.voanews.com/content/burma-marks-25-years-since-88-uprising/1725732.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-23602365

2013: Death of Jaymala Shiledar, Indian actor and singer, born on August 21, 1926
http://www.dnaindia.com/pune/report-theatre-doyen-jaymala-shiledar-no-more-1871907

 

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

2014: Afghanistan’s two feuding presidential candidates sign a deal confirming they would form a national unity government after an audit of votes is completed to decide the winner of the fraud-tainted election
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/southasia/2014/08/afghan-presidential-candidates-unity-government-20148811455553354.html

2016: Taliban suicide bombing at hospital in Pakistan city of Quetta kills at least 70 and wounds some 200 others
http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/south-asia/article/2000884/bombing-hospital-pakistani-city-quetta-kills-least-42
http://www.dawn.com/news/1276183/70-dead-as-blast-hits-quetta-civil-hospital-after-lawyers-killing
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-37015640

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 9 August in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 9 AUGUST IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 9, 2017

1683: By a charter, the British Crown gives the power to the East India Company to declare and make war and peace in Asia

1942: Battle of Savo Island – Allied naval forces protecting their amphibious forces during the initial stages of the Battle of Guadalcanal are surprised and defeated by an Imperial Japanese Navy cruiser force
http://www.microworks.net/PACIFIC/battles/savo_island.htm

1945: Soviet Union launch its offensive againt Japan in Manchuria
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=167
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soviet_invasion_of_Manchuria

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1945: Nagasaki is devastated when an atomic bomb, « Fat Man », is dropped by the United States B-29 Bockscar. 70,000 people are killed instantly
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/august/9/newsid_3580000/3580143.stm
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/atomic-bomb-dropped-on-nagasaki

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ncq_Wye43TM&hl=fr

1945: Sukarno, Hatta, and Radjiman Wediodiningrat are flown by the Japanese to Vietnam to meet with Marshal Terauchi. There they are informed of the collapse of Japanese forces, and that Japan will grant Indonesia independence on August 24

1965: Expelled by the Malaysian Federation, Singapore proclaims its independence with Yusuf bin Ishak as its first president

1965-08-09 independencehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Proclamation_of_Singapore
http://www.straitstimes.com/politics/hear-mr-lee-proclaim-spores-independence-on-air-on-aug-9
http://www.itnsource.com/fr/specials/singapore-independence/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jcTh6d11TpI

1967: Important US bombing on North Vietnam, up to August 11

1971: During an Andreï Gromiko visit (8-12 August), signature of a Treaty of Amity and Mutual Assistance between India and Soviet Union
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indo-Soviet_Treaty_of_Friendship_and_Cooperation

1976: Great-Britain establishes  diplomatic relations with Kampuchéa

 

Holidays and observances

National Day, celebrates the independence of Singapore from Malaysia in 1965

wars, conflicts and strategy on 8 August in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 8 AUGUST IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 8, 2017

1853: Russian fleet appears at Nagasaki, Japan

1919: Signature of the treaty of Rawalpindi by which Afghanistan will gain full independence from the United Kingdom
http://pages.rediff.com/treaty-of-rawalpindi/757287

1945: The Soviet Union declares war on Japan and commences the Manchurian Strategic Offensive Operation
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manchurian_Strategic_Offensive_Operation
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/soviets-declare-war-on-japan-invade-manchuria
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=167

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1949: Bhutan becomes independence from Great-Britain and recognized by India
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Independence_of_Bhutan
http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae6b4d620.html

1965: New Delhi draws attention to a large-size infiltrations of Pakistani troops in Kashmir

1988: The « 8888 Uprising » occurs in Burma
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/8888_Uprising
http://www.historychannel.com.au/this-day-in-history/8888-uprising-occurs-in-burma/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VCA0g54Wfuc
http://www.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=8888+Uprising 

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7543347.stm

1990: China and Indonesia restore diplomatic relations interrupted since October 1967

2016: Taliban suicide bombing at hospital in Pakistan city of Quetta kills at least 70 and wounds some 200 others
http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/south-asia/article/2000884/bombing-hospital-pakistani-city-quetta-kills-least-42
http://www.dawn.com/news/1276183/70-dead-as-blast-hits-quetta-civil-hospital-after-lawyers-killing
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-37015640

On 8 August in South Asian history

ON 8 AUGUST IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 8, 2017

1509: The Emperor Krishnadeva Raya is crowned, marking the beginning of the regeneration of the Vijayanagara Empire
http://www.importantindia.com/9558/king-sri-krishnadevaraya-history/

1810: Eminent Urdu poet Mirza Ghalib marries Maaroof, daughter of Nawab Ilahi Baksh, and moved to Delhi
http://www.poemhunter.com/mirza-ghalib/biography/

1919: Signature of the treaty of Rawalpindi by which Afghanistan will gain full independence from the United Kingdom
http://pages.rediff.com/treaty-of-rawalpindi/757287

1934: Birth of Sarat Pujari, Indian actor, director, and screenwriter who died on May 12,  2014
http://www.veethi.com/india-people/sarat_pujari-profile-3050-14.htm

1942: Quit India resolution was passed by the Bombay session of the AICC, which leads to the start of a civil disobedience movement across India against the British rule

http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/8th-august-1942-mahatma-gandhi-launches-the-quit-india-movement-in-mumbai  
http://www.famousquotes.me.uk/speeches/Mahatma_Gandhi/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wTNARKHIK8Y

1947: Pakistan’s National Flag is approved
http://www.theodora.com/flags/pakistan_flags.html

1949: Bhutan becomes independence from Great-Britain and recognized by India
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Independence_of_Bhutan
http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae6b4d620.html

1965: New Delhi draws attention to a large-size infiltrations of Pakistani troops in Kashmir

1976: US State Secretary Henry Kissinger  goes to Pakistan and warns Ali Bhutto against a civil nuclear deal with France

1986: Altaf Hussain’s address at Nishtar Park Karachi, announcement of establishing political movement MQM
http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/para/mqm.htm

2009: Sri Lanka holds its first post-war elections in two Tamil-majority cities in the north
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2009/08/2009884741752632.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8191031.stm

2011: Harvard scholar Lobsang Sangay replaces the Dalai Lama as political leader of Tibet’s government-in-exile after being sworn in as premier The Dalai Lama gives up his political role but remain Tibet’s spiritual leader
http://www.france24.com/en/20110808-dalai-lamas-political-successor-sworn-lobsang-sangay-prime-minister
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-14440846
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/A-solution-to-the-Tibetan-problem-touches-billions-of-people-in-Asia,-says-Lobsang-Sangay-22310.html

2011: Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda Zia is accused of acquiring wealth exceeding her known income. An arrest warrant has also been issued against her son, Tarique Rahman
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-14443509

2013: Death of Jaymala Shiledar, Indian actor and singer, born on August 21, 1926
http://www.dnaindia.com/pune/report-theatre-doyen-jaymala-shiledar-no-more-1871907

 

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

2014: Afghanistan’s two feuding presidential candidates sign a deal confirming they would form a national unity government after an audit of votes is completed to decide the winner of the fraud-tainted election
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/southasia/2014/08/afghan-presidential-candidates-unity-government-20148811455553354.html

2016: Taliban suicide bombing at hospital in Pakistan city of Quetta kills at least 70 and wounds some 200 others
http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/south-asia/article/2000884/bombing-hospital-pakistani-city-quetta-kills-least-42
http://www.dawn.com/news/1276183/70-dead-as-blast-hits-quetta-civil-hospital-after-lawyers-killing
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-37015640

On 8 August in Southeast Asian history

ON 8 AUGUST IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 8, 2017

1967: Foundation at Bangkok of the Association of South-East Asian Nations (Asean) by Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand
http://www.asean.org/news/item/the-asean-declaration-bangkok-declaration
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/country_profiles/4114415.stm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Association_of_Southeast_Asian_Nations

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1978: Opening of in Hanoi between China and Vietnam on the situation of the Chinese origin Vietnamese in Vietnam

1988: The « 8888 Uprising » occurs in Burma
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/8888_Uprising
http://www.historychannel.com.au/this-day-in-history/8888-uprising-occurs-in-burma/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VCA0g54Wfuc
http://www.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=8888+Uprising
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7543347.stm

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1X6D3v5A2eM

 

1990: China and Indonesia restore diplomatic relations interrupted since October 1967

1991: In Vietnam, Vo Van Kiet is elected prime minister (until September 25, 1997)

2000: Malaysian former prime minister Anwar Ibrahim is sentenced to nine years in prison for sodomy
http://www.glapn.org/sodomylaws/world/malaysia/mynews023.htm

 2013: Politicians, Buddhist monks and thousands of Burmese citizens attend rallies in Yangon to mark the 25th anniversary of the brutal « 8888 » crackdown on student protests
http://www.france24.com/en/20130808-burma-marks-25-years-8888-junta-student-crackdown
http://www.voanews.com/content/burma-marks-25-years-since-88-uprising/1725732.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-23602365

On 8 August in Japan’s history

ON 8 AUGUST IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on August 8, 2017

1079: Birth of Horikawa, 73th emperor of Japan (1087-1107), who died on August 1107*
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Horikawa

1322: In Japan, emperor Go-Daigo names Sojiji monastery as main monastery for Soto sect
http://www.taleofgenji.org/sojiji.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soto

1604: Death of Horio Tadauji, Japanese warlord, born in 1578
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horio_Tadauji

1853: Russian fleet appears at Nagasaki, Japan

1945: The Soviet Union declares war on Japan and commences the Manchurian Strategic Offensive Operation
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manchurian_Strategic_Offensive_Operation
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/soviets-declare-war-on-japan-invade-manchuria
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=167

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1945: The Allied agree on an international tribunal for the Japanese war criminals

1951: Birth of Mamoru Oshii, Japanese film director
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mamoru_Oshiil

1978: Birth of Miho Shiraishi, Japanese actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1764306/
http://www.icelebz.com/celebs/miho_shiraishi/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0i72tmcPQUY

1981: Birth of Kaori Iida, Japanese singer and actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kaori_Iida
http://www.mademan.com/chickipedia/kaori-iida/
http://www.wat.tv/video/kaori-iida-aegean-ni-dakarete-1z8ob_2ey5f_.html

1985: Japan launches Planet A, a probe to Halley’s comet 

1993: Japanese Prime Minister since November 1991, Kiichi Miyazawa resigns after losing a vote of no confidence

On 8 August in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 8 AUGUST IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on August 8, 2017

1945: The Soviet Union declares war on Japan and commences the Manchurian Strategic Offensive Operation
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manchurian_Strategic_Offensive_Operation
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/soviets-declare-war-on-japan-invade-manchuria
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=167

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1961: Death of Mei Lanfang, Chinese opera performer, born on October 22, 1894
http://www.newsgd.com/culture/pic/200306240034.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/7672.html

1969: Birth of Faye Wong, Chinese singer and actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Faye_Wong

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F8CQxuLRmuo

1978: Opening of discussions in Hanoi between China and Vietnam on the situation of the Chinese origin Vietnamese in Vietnam

1986: Opening of the first Chinese stock exchange in Shanghai

1990: China and Indonesia restore diplomatic relations interrupted since October 1967

2007: Death of Ma Lik of colon cancer, Hong Kong pro-Beijing politician, born on February 23, 1952
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ma_Lik

2008: Opening of the Olympic Games in China
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2008/08/20088813811444442.html
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2008-08/08/content_9047391.htm
http://boston.com/bigpicture/2008/08/2008_olympics_opening_ceremony.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RUy9OgRRXnw&feature=related

2010 China floods: A mudslide in Zhugqu County, Gansu, China, kills more than 1,400 people.

2011: Harvard scholar Lobsang Sangay replaces the Dalai Lama as political leader of Tibet’s government-in-exile after being sworn in as premier The Dalai Lama gives up his political role but remain Tibet’s spiritual leader
http://www.france24.com/en/20110808-dalai-lamas-political-successor-sworn-lobsang-sangay-prime-minister
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-14440846
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/A-solution-to-the-Tibetan-problem-touches-billions-of-people-in-Asia,-says-Lobsang-Sangay-22310.html