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On 10 August in Asian history

ON 10 AUGUST IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 10, 2017

941: Birth of Le Hoan, emperor of Vietnam who died in 1005

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

1519: Ferdinand Magellan’s five ships set sail from Seville to circumnavigate the globe. The Basque second in command Sebastian Elcano will complete the expedition after Magellan’s death in the Philippines

1830: Birth of Okubo Toshimichi, Japanese statesman, samurai, and one of the three great nobles who led the Meiji restoration, and who died assassinated on May 14, 1878
http://www.jref.com/history/okubo-toshimichi/
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Okubo_Toshimichi

1860: Birth of Vishnu Narayan Bhatkhande, Indian musician, who died on September 19, 1936
http://maestroesclassicalsingers.weebly.com/vishnu-narayana-bhatkhande.html
http://www.india9.com/i9show/Pandit-Vishnu-Narayan-Bhatkhande-36159.htm

1894: Birth of Varahagiri Ventaka Giri, fourth president of India (1969-1974), who died on June 23, 1980
http://www.whereincity.com/india/great-indians/presidents/varahagiri.php

1904: During the Russo-Japanese War, Battle of the Yellow Sea between the Russian and Japanese battleship fleets, won by the Japanese


http://www.pesantrenglobal.com/battle-of-the-yellow-sea/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Yellow_Sea
http://russojapanesewar.com/bttl-yellow-sea.html

1905: Russo-Japanese War: Russian and Japanese peace negotiations begin in Portsmouth
http://portsmouthpeacetreaty.org/process/

1907: Birth of Su Yu, Chinese Communist military leader, who died on February 5, 1984
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Su_Yu
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/7741.html

1923 Birth of SM Sultan, Bangladeshi painter who died on October 10, 1994
http://www.bangladesh.com/blog/sm-sultan-a-talented-artist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SM_Sultan
http://www.google.fr/search?q=sm+sultan&nord=1&tbm=isch&source=lnms&sa=X&ei=FHjmU6HBCoew0QXQr4DABA&ved=0CAYQ_AUoAQ&biw=1242&bih=571&dpr=1
 SM Sultan

 

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

1932: Birth of Gaudencio Rosales, Filipino cardinal and Archbishop of Manila
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gaudencio_Rosales

1944: During the Pacific war, American forces, who landed on July 21, defeat the last Japanese troops on Guam
https://en.wiki2.org/wiki/Battle_of_Guam_(1944)
http://worldwar2headquarters.com/HTML/museums/lvt-museum/battle-guam.html

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EpBy2WHEhkg

1945: The day after the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, Japan announces they would surrender. The only condition is that the status of Emperor Hirohito would remain unchanged
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/japan-accepts-potsdam-terms-agrees-to-unconditional-surrender

1947: Birth of Anwar Ibrahim, Malaysian politician, jailed leader of the opposition
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-16440290

1948: Death of Kwan-Ichi Asakawa, Japanese historian, born on December 20, 1873
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kwan-Ichi_Asakawa

1953: During the First Indochina War, end of Operation Camargue against the Viet Minh in central Vietnam which started on July 28
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Camargue


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GxFIc1iQYf4

1954: Agreement between Netherlands and Indonesia that abrogates the Union linking the two countries

1955: Vietnamese Prime Minister Ngo Ding Diem says that the general elections on reunification will not be organized so long the communist regime will refuse to his people democratic rights and human rights
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/diem-refuses-to-negotiate-with-communists

1961: In Vietnam War, first use of the Agent Orange by the U.S. Army.

http://www.monsanto.com/newsviews/Pages/agent-orange-background-monsanto-involvement.aspx

http://www.gao.gov/products/CED-78-158

1963: Birth of Phoolan Devi, the India Bandits Queen, killed on July 25, 2001
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phoolan_Devi
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/10th-august-1963-one-of-indias-most-notorious-bandits-phoolan-devi-is-born

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dgo8iqDm99A

1972: North Vietnamese forces attempt to cut off Saigon
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/north-vietnamese-forces-attempt-to-cut-off-saigon

1978: Birth of Claire Yiu, Hong Kong actress
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Claire_Yiu
http://www.lovehkfilm.com/people/yiu_claire.htm

1980: Death of General Agha Muhammad Yahya Khan, president of Pakistan (mars 1969-décembre 1971), born on February 4, 1917
http://presidentyahya.com/

1981: Birth of Natsumi Abe, Japanese singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Natsumi_Abe
http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x1iei_natsumi-abe-yume-naraba

1984: Khaleda Zia is elected chairwoman of the Bangladesh National Party (BNP)

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

1984: Birth of Mariel Rodriguez, Filipino TV host
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mariel_Rodriguez
http://www.starmometer.com/2007/11/22/mariel-rodriguez-is-no-23-most-beautiful-pinay-of-2007/

1988: US President Ronald Reagan signs the Civil Liberties Act of 1988, providing $20,000 payments to Japanese-Americans who were either interned or relocated by in the United States during World War II
http://www.children-of-the-camps.org/history/civilact.html

1990: Massacre of more than 127 Muslims in North East Sri Lanka by paramilitaries

1993: Birth of Yuto Nakajima, Japanese actor and singer
http://yutonakajima.blogspot.com/

1996: The flag of the future Hong Kong Special Administration Region is approved
http://www.geographic.org/flags/new1/hong_kong_flags.html

1998: Royal Proclamation of HRH Prince Al-Muhtadee Billah as the Crown Prince of Brunei
http://www.astro.com/astro-databank/Haji_Al-Muhtadee_Billah,_Prince

1999: Death of Padma Bhushan Acharya Baldev Upadhyaya, Eminent Sanskrit Scholar in India, born on October 10, 1899
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baldev_Upadhyaya

1999: Near an Indian-Pakistan border area an Indian fighter jet shots down a Pakistani naval aircraft. 16 people are killed

2000: In Sri Lanka, Ratnasiri Wickremanayake becomes prime minister until December 2001
https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=174499793

2008: A series of bombing hits Xinjiang in China
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7551954.stm

2008: In Beijing, US president Bush urges China leaders to allow greater freedom of religion
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2008/08/200881075033636175.html

2010: Japan Apologizes to South Korea on Colonization: “For the enormous damage and suffering caused during this colonial rule, I would like to express once again our deep remorse and heartfelt apology,” Mr. Kan said in a statement, issued ahead of the Aug. 29 centenary of Japan’s annexation of Korea
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/11/world/asia/11japan.html?ref=asia

2011 : China’s first aircraft carrier begins sea trials A highly symbolic step in what is certain to be a years-long effort to create a carrier presence in the Pacific waters off its coast
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/11/world/asia/11china.html?_r=1&ref=asia
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2011/08/201181051542923303.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-14470882
http://www.atimes.com/atimes/China/MH12Ad01.html

2011: South Korea and North Korea exchange artillery fire after the South said that a shell from the North landed near waters that it claims near an island that the North shelled in late 2010
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/44085856/ns/world_news-asia_pacific/
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-14471940

2011: King Bhumibol Adulyadej swears in Thailand’s new cabinet, to be led by Yingluck Shinawatra, 44, the kingdom’s first female prime minister
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-pacific-13723451

2012: Death of Suresh Dalal, Indian poet and writer, born on October 11, 1932

http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2012-08-12/ahmedabad/33167065_1_gujarati-language-gujarati-department-gujarati-poetry

Suresh Dalal

2012: President Lee Myung-Bak of South Korea paid an unprecedented visit to remote islands disputed with Japan, sparking anger in Tokyo which recalled its ambassador from Seoul in protest.

http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Korea/NH11Dg02.html

http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/08/201281081820614896.html

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/11/world/asia/south-koreans-visit-to-disputed-islets-angers-japan.html?_r=1&ref=asia

2016: South Korea’s ruling Saenuri Party elected a new leader, Lee Jung-hyun. The lawmaker has close ties with President Park Geun-hye
http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20160810000846

2016: Bangladesh sentences Sakhawat Hossain, a former parliament member belonging to the Jamaat-e-Islami party, to death for war crimes in 1971
http://www.voanews.com/content/ap-bangladesh-sentences-ex-mp-to-death-for-war-crimes-in-1971/3458334.html http://www.thedailystar.net/frontpage/death-penalty-shakhawat-1267804

 

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 10 August in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 10 AUGUST IN ASIAN HISTORY

Updated on August 10, 2017

1904: During the Russo-Japanese War, Battle of the Yellow Sea between the Russian and Japanese battleship fleets, won by the Japanese
http://www.pesantrenglobal.com/battle-of-the-yellow-sea/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Yellow_Sea
http://www.russojapanesewar.com/bttl-yellow-sea.html

1905: Russo-Japanese War: Russian and Japanese peace negotiations begin in Portsmouth
http://portsmouthpeacetreaty.org/process/

1944: During the Pacific war, American forces, who landed on July 21, defeat the last Japanese troops on Guam
https://en.wiki2.org/wiki/Battle_of_Guam_(1944)
http://worldwar2headquarters.com/HTML/museums/lvt-museum/battle-guam.html

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EpBy2WHEhkg

1945: The day after the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, Japan announces they would surrender. The only condition is that the status of Emperor Hirohito would remain unchanged
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/japan-accepts-potsdam-terms-agrees-to-unconditional-surrender

1953: During the First Indochina War, end of Operation Camargue against the Viet Minh in central Vietnam which started on July 28
http://historywarsweapons.com/operation-camargue/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Camargu


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GxFIc1iQYf4

1954: Agreement between Netherlands and Indonesia that abrogates the Union linking the two countries

1955: Vietnamese Prime Minister Ngo Ding Diem says that the general elections on reunification will not be organized so long the communist regime will refuse to his people democratic rights and human rights
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/diem-refuses-to-negotiate-with-communists

1961: In Vietnam War, first use of the Agent Orange by the U.S. Army.

http://www.monsanto.com/newsviews/Pages/agent-orange-background-monsanto-involvement.aspx

http://www.gao.gov/products/CED-78-158

1972: North Vietnamese forces attempt to cut off Saigon
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/north-vietnamese-forces-attempt-to-cut-off-saigon

1988: US President Ronald Reagan signs the Civil Liberties Act of 1988, providing $20,000 payments to Japanese-Americans who were either interned or relocated by in the United States during World War II
http://www.children-of-the-camps.org/history/civilact.html

1990: Massacre of more than 127 Muslims in North East Sri Lanka by paramilitaries

1993: Birth of Yuto Nakajima, Japanese actor and singer
http://yutonakajima.blogspot.com/

1999: Near an Indian-Pakistan border area an Indian fighter jet shots down a Pakistani naval aircraft. 16 people are killed

2008: A series of bombing hits Xinjiang in China
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7551954.stm

2010: Japan Apologizes to South Korea on Colonization: “For the enormous damage and suffering caused during this colonial rule, I would like to express once again our deep remorse and heartfelt apology,” Mr. Kan said in a statement, issued ahead of the Aug. 29 centenary of Japan’s annexation of Korea
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/11/world/asia/11japan.html?ref=asia

2011 : China’s first aircraft carrier begins sea trials A highly symbolic step in what is certain to be a years-long effort to create a carrier presence in the Pacific waters off its coast
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/11/world/asia/11china.html?_r=1&ref=asia
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2011/08/201181051542923303.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-14470882
http://www.atimes.com/atimes/China/MH12Ad01.html

2011: South Korea and North Korea exchange artillery fire after the South said that a shell from the North landed near waters that it claims near an island that the North shelled in late 2010
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/44085856/ns/world_news-asia_pacific/
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-14471940

2012: President Lee Myung-Bak of South Korea paid an unprecedented visit to remote islands disputed with Japan, sparking anger in Tokyo which recalled its ambassador from Seoul in protest
http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Korea/NH11Dg02.html
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/08/201281081820614896.html
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/11/world/asia/south-koreans-visit-to-disputed-islets-angers-japan.html?_r=1&ref=asia

 

On 10 August in South Asian history

ON 10 AUGUST IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on August 10, 2017

1860: Birth of Vishnu Narayan Bhatkhande, Indian musician, who died on September 19, 1936
http://maestroesclassicalsingers.weebly.com/vishnu-narayana-bhatkhande.html
http://www.india9.com/i9show/Pandit-Vishnu-Narayan-Bhatkhande-36159.htm

1894: Birth of Varahagiri Ventaka Giri, fourth president of India (1969-1974), who died on June 23, 1980
http://www.whereincity.com/india/great-indians/presidents/varahagiri.php

1923 Birth of SM Sultan, Bangladeshi painter who died on October 10, 1994
http://www.bangladesh.com/blog/sm-sultan-a-talented-artist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SM_Sultan
http://www.google.fr/search?q=sm+sultan&nord=1&tbm=isch&source=lnms&sa=X&ei=FHjmU6HBCoew0QXQr4DABA&ved=0CAYQ_AUoAQ&biw=1242&bih=571&dpr=1

 SM Sultan

 

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

1963: Birth of Phoolan Devi, the India Bandits Queen, killed on July 25, 2001
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phoolan_Devi
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/10th-august-1963-one-of-indias-most-notorious-bandits-phoolan-devi-is-born

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dgo8iqDm99A

1980: Death of General Agha Muhammad Yahya Khan, president of Pakistan (mars 1969-décembre 1971), born on February 4, 1917
http://presidentyahya.com/

1984: Khaleda Zia is elected chairwoman of the Bangladesh National Party (BNP)

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

1990: Massacre of more than 127 Muslims in North East Sri Lanka by paramilitaries

1999: Death of Padma Bhushan Acharya Baldev Upadhyaya, Eminent Sanskrit Scholar in India, born on October 10, 1899
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baldev_Upadhyaya

1999: Near an Indian-Pakistan border area an Indian fighter jet shots down a Pakistani naval aircraft. 16 people are killed

2000: In Sri Lanka, Ratnasiri Wickremanayake becomes prime minister until December 2001
https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=174499793

2012: Death of Suresh Dalal, Indian poet and writer, born on October 11, 1932

http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2012-08-12/ahmedabad/33167065_1_gujarati-language-gujarati-department-gujarati-poetry

Suresh Dalal

2016: Bangladesh sentences Sakhawat Hossain, a former parliament member belonging to the Jamaat-e-Islami party, to death for war crimes in 1971
http://www.voanews.com/content/ap-bangladesh-sentences-ex-mp-to-death-for-war-crimes-in-1971/3458334.html http://www.thedailystar.net/frontpage/death-penalty-shakhawat-1267804

On 10 August in Southeast Asian history

ON 10 AUGUST IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 10, 2017

941: Birth of Le Hoan, emperor of Vietnam who died in 1005

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

1519: Ferdinand Magellan’s five ships set sail from Seville to circumnavigate the globe. The Basque second in command Sebastian Elcano will complete the expedition after Magellan’s death in the Philippines

1932: Birth of Gaudencio Rosales, Filipino cardinal and Archbishop of Manila
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gaudencio_Rosales

1947: Birth of Anwar Ibrahim, Malaysian politician, jailed leader of the opposition
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-16440290

1953: During the First Indochina War, end of Operation Camargue against the Viet Minh in central Vietnam which started on July 28
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Camargue


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GxFIc1iQYf4

1954: Agreement between Netherlands and Indonesia that abrogates the Union linking the two countries

1955: Vietnamese Prime Minister Ngo Ding Diem says that the general elections on reunification will not be organized so long the communist regime will refuse to his people democratic rights and human rights
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/diem-refuses-to-negotiate-with-communists

1961: In Vietnam War, first use of the Agent Orange by the U.S. Army.

http://www.monsanto.com/newsviews/Pages/agent-orange-background-monsanto-involvement.aspx

http://www.gao.gov/products/CED-78-158

1972: North Vietnamese forces attempt to cut off Saigon
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/north-vietnamese-forces-attempt-to-cut-off-saigon

1984: Birth of Mariel Rodriguez, Filipino TV host
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mariel_Rodriguez
http://www.starmometer.com/2007/11/22/mariel-rodriguez-is-no-23-most-beautiful-pinay-of-2007/

1998: Royal Proclamation of HRH Prince Al-Muhtadee Billah as the Crown Prince of Brunei
http://www.astro.com/astro-databank/Haji_Al-Muhtadee_Billah,_Prince

2011: King Bhumibol Adulyadej swears in Thailand’s new cabinet, to be led by Yingluck Shinawatra, 44, the kingdom’s first female prime minister
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-pacific-13723451

 

On 10 August in Japan’s history

ON 10 AUGUST IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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

Updated on August 10, 2017

1830: Birth of Okubo Toshimichi, Japanese statesman, samurai, and one of the three great nobles who led the Meiji restoration, who died assassinated on May 14, 1878
http://www.jref.com/history/okubo-toshimichi/
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Okubo_Toshimichi

1904: During the Russo-Japanese War, Battle of the Yellow Sea between the Russian and Japanese battleship fleets, won by the Japanese
http://www.pesantrenglobal.com/battle-of-the-yellow-sea/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Yellow_Sea
http://www.russojapanesewar.com/bttl-yellow-sea.html

1905: Russo-Japanese War: Russian and Japanese peace negotiations begin in Portsmouth
http://portsmouthpeacetreaty.org/process/

1944: During the Pacific war, American forces, who landed on July 21, defeat the last Japanese troops on Guam
https://en.wiki2.org/wiki/Battle_of_Guam_(1944)
http://worldwar2headquarters.com/HTML/museums/lvt-museum/battle-guam.html

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EpBy2WHEhkg

1945: The day after the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, Japan announces they would surrender. The only condition is that the status of Emperor Hirohito would remain unchanged
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/japan-accepts-potsdam-terms-agrees-to-unconditional-surrender

1948: Death of Kwan-Ichi Asakawa, Japanese historian, born on December 20, 1873
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kwan-Ichi_Asakawa

1981: Birth of Natsumi Abe, Japanese singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Natsumi_Abe
http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x1iei_natsumi-abe-yume-naraba

1988: US President Ronald Reagan signs the Civil Liberties Act of 1988, providing $20,000 payments to Japanese-Americans who were either interned or relocated by in the United States during World War II
http://www.children-of-the-camps.org/history/civilact.html

93: Birth of Yuto Nakajima, Japanese actor and singer
http://yutonakajima.blogspot.com/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4S57P6ws1ag

2010: Japan Apologizes to South Korea on Colonization: “For the enormous damage and suffering caused during this colonial rule, I would like to express once again our deep remorse and heartfelt apology,” Mr. Kan said in a statement, issued ahead of the Aug. 29 centenary of Japan’s annexation of Korea
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/11/world/asia/11japan.html?ref=asia

2012: President Lee Myung-Bak of South Korea paid an unprecedented visit to remote islands disputed with Japan, sparking anger in Tokyo which recalled its ambassador from Seoul in protest.

http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Korea/NH11Dg02.html

http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/08/201281081820614896.html

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/11/world/asia/south-koreans-visit-to-disputed-islets-angers-japan.html?_r=1&ref=asia

 

On 10 August in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 10 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 10, 2017

1907: Birth of Su Yu, Chinese Communist military leader, who died on February 5, 1984
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Su_Yu
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/7741.html

1978: Birth of Claire Yiu, Hong Kong actress
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Claire_Yiu
http://www.lovehkfilm.com/people/yiu_claire.htm

1996: The flag of the future Hong Kong Special Administration Region is approved
http://www.geographic.org/flags/new1/hong_kong_flags.html

2008: A series of bombing hits Xinjiang in China
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7551954.stm

2008: In Beijing, US president Bush urges China leaders to allow greater freedom of religion
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2008/08/200881075033636175.html

2011 : China’s first aircraft carrier begins sea trials A highly symbolic step in what is certain to be a years-long effort to create a carrier presence in the Pacific waters off its coast
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/11/world/asia/11china.html?_r=1&ref=asia
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2011/08/201181051542923303.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-14470882
http://www.atimes.com/atimes/China/MH12Ad01.html