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On 13 August in Asian history

ON 13 AUGUST IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Upgrated on August 13, 2017

604: Death of Wendi, Chinese emperor of the Sui Dynasty, born on July 21, 541
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Wen_of_Sui
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/7834.html

1536: Buddhist monks from Kyoto’s Enryaku Temple set fire to 21 Nichiren temples throughout Kyoto in the Tenbun Hokke Disturbance
http://www.kyotodreamtrips.com/historical-events-today-1536-buddhist-monks-from-kyotos-enryaku-temple-set-fire-to-21-nichiren-temples/

1670: Birth of Zheng Keshuang, third king of Tungning who surrendered Taiwan to Qing Dynasty and died on September 22, 1717
http://www.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=Zheng%20Keshuang&item_type=topic
http://self.gutenberg.org/articles/zheng_keshuang

1784: British parliament accepts East India Company Act 1784, bringing the East India Company’s rule in India under the control of the British Government
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pitt%27s_India_Act
http://www.indhistory.com/pitts-act.html

1890: Birth of Li Zongren, prominent Warlord, military Commander and rival of Chiang Kai-shek, during the Republic of China, who died on January 30, 1969
http://encyclopedia.thefreedictionary.com/Li+Zongren
http://ww2db.com/person_bio.php?person_id=363

1891: The three great defenders of Manipur, Senapati Tikendrajit Singh, his brothers, Agnesh Sena and General Thangal are hanged by the British
http://www.india-north-east.com/2012/01/bir-tikendrajit-singh-true-patriot-of.html
http://pib.nic.in/feature/fe0799/f1507991.html

1898: Mock battle of Manila, won on the Spanish. Star of the US occupation 
http://philippineamericanwar.webs.com/mockbattleofmanila.htm
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/483/today-in-philippine-history-august-13-1898-the-battle-of-manila-occurred

1937: The Battle of Shanghai begins. Shanghai will be captured by the Japanese in November
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=85
https://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/1937-battle-shanghai-japans-brutal-attack-china.html

1945: In Laos, foundation of the anti-French Lao Issara movement
http://www.marktheday.com/nationholidaydates/lao_laoissara.aspx

1945: In Vietnam, the National Insurrection Committee orders a general uprising

1950: US President Harry Truman gives military aid to Vietnamese regime of Bao-Dai
https://www.mtholyoke.edu/acad/intrel/pentagon/pent5.htm

1954: Radio Pakistan broadcasts National Anthem of Pakistan for the first time
http://www.siasat.pk/forum/showthread.php?30891-SHORT-HISTORY-OF-OUR-NATIONAL-ANTHEM

1960: Yun Bo-seon president of South Korea up to March 1962
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_Korean_presidential_election,_August_1960
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,869740,00.html?promoid=googlep

1960: Birth of Koji Kondo, Japanese composer
http://nintendo.wikia.com/wiki/Koji_Kondo

1960: USSR withdraws advisors from China. A total of 257 technical development projects are cancelled as a result
http://writermeetsworld.com/2010/10/11/the-sino-soviet-split-a-timeline/

1963: Birth of Sridevi, Indian actress
http://www.bollygals.com/sridevi/
http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x9i2tw_sridevi-clip-bollywood_shortfilms

1965: Death of Ikeda Hayato, Prime Minister of Japan (1960-1964), born on December 3, 1899
 http://www.infoplease.com/encyclopedia/people/ikeda-hayato.html

1965: In Vietnam, US Marine Corps launches a massive operation with 76 anti-SAM mission, but it fails

1965: Birth of Hayato Matsuo, Japanese composer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hayato_Matsuo
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=146

1966: Prince Norodom Sihanouk, ruler of neutral Cambodia, criticizes the United States
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/prince-sihanouk-criticizes-the-united-states

1966: In China, the Cultural Revolution is launched
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/august/13/newsid_4537000/4537605.stm

1969: Military clash between China and Soviet Union in Xinjiang

1972: In Vietnam War, communist sappers raid Long Binh ammunition dump
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/sappers-raid-long-binh-ammo-dump

1979: Birth of Taizo Sugimura, Japanese politician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taiz%C5%8D_Sugimura
http://www.zimbio.com/Taizo+Sugimura

1990: Birth of Shila, Malaysian pop singer-songwriter
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shila_(singer)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L8Eq908-Vvg

1990: Birth of Sae Miyazawa, Japanese singer and actress (AKB48)

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

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RPU51vtAh4g

1999: The Japanese Law concerning the National Flag and Anthem is enforced
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Law_Concerning_the_National_Flag_and_Anthem

1999: Death of Gopal Shankar Misra, Indian vichitra veena player and educator, born in 1957
https://realworldrecords.com/artist/396/gopal-shankar-misra/
http://www.omenad.net/page.php?goPage=%2Farticles%2FM1.htm

2000: Death, due to lung cancer, of Nazia Hassan, Pakistani pop singer, born April 3, 1965
http://tribune.com.pk/story/421130/i-will-never-forgive-her-zoheb-hassan/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-V-YAqaRYcM

2001: Japanese Prime Minister Juniciro Koizumi, pays a controversial visit to the Yasukumi Shintoist memorial where are buried all the Japanese warriors killed since 1853, including the generals sentenced to death for war crimes
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/world/archives/2004/01/02/2003086040
https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2006/08/japa-a24.html

2001-08-13 Koizumi Yasukuni

2004: In the Maldives, state of emergency is proclaimed after a 3,000 thousand demonstration demanding the release of four democrats. Police arrest 286 people

2007: In China, finally, 1340 people, including 367 mentally handicapped have been freed from forced labor by the police in the brickyards scandal

2010: A court martial,founds the former Sri Lankan armed forces chief, General Sarath Fonseka, guilty of engaging in politics while on active service.
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-south-asia-10965135

2011: Noted filmmaker Tareque Masud, media personality Ashfaque Munier Mishuk and three others died in a fatal road crash on Dhaka-Aricha highway in Manikganj, sending shockwaves through the nation
http://www.thedailystar.net/newDesign/news-details.php?nid=198549
http://www.atimes.com/atimes/South_Asia/MH27Df02.html

2012: Celebrity activist Baba Ramdev arrested after speaking to 10,000 supporters during anti-corruption protest in New Delhi
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2012/08/201281311322393643.html
http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20120813-365168.html

2015 : Myanmar President Thein Sein consolidates his power in the country’s ruling Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) by forcing out his chief rival Shwe Mann as party chairman
http://www.irrawaddy.org/burma/shwe-mann-sacked-as-party-chief-in-power-struggle-with-thein-sein.html
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/15976-security-forces-surround-usdp-meet.html
http://cogitasia.com/shwe-manns-fall-from-power-a-mixed-blessing-for-myanmar/

2015 : Prime Minister Hun Sen orders the arrest of opposition senator Hong Sok Hour for “treason” over a fake treaty the senator posted to Facebook that purported to show Heng Samrin, as Cambodia’s head of state in 1979, pledging to dissolve the border between Cambodia and Vietnam
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/pm-orders-senators-arrest-over-facebook-post-91638/
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/arrest-senator-pm-says

2016: Death of Pramukh Swami Maharaj, Indian Hindu leader, born on December 7, 1921
http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/spiritual-guru-pramukh-swami-maharaj-passes-away/article8986463.ece
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pramukh_Swami_Maharaj
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/aug/29/pramukh-swami-maharaj-obituary

 

Holidays and observances

Laos: Lao Issara, Day of the Free Laos

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 13 August in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 13 AUGUST IN ASIAN HISTORY

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

Upgrated on August 13, 2017

1891: The three great defenders of Manipur, Senapati Tikendrajit Singh, his brothers, Agnesh Sena and General Thangal were hanged by the British
http://www.india-north-east.com/2012/01/bir-tikendrajit-singh-true-patriot-of.html
http://pib.nic.in/feature/fe0799/f1507991.html

1898: Mock battle of Manila, won on the Spanish. Start of the American occupation
http://philippineamericanwar.webs.com/mockbattleofmanila.htm
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/483/today-in-philippine-history-august-13-1898-the-battle-of-manila-occurred

1937: The Battle of Shanghai begins. Shanghai will be captured by the Japanese in November
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=85
http://history.cultural-china.com/en/34History7559.html

1945: In Laos, foundation of the anti-French Lao Issara movement
http://www.marktheday.com/nationholidaydates/lao_laoissara.aspx

1945: In Vietnam, the National Insurrection Committee orders a general uprising

1960: USSR withdraws advisors from China. A total of 257 technical development projects are cancelled as a result
https://writermeetsworld.com/2010/10/11/the-sino-soviet-split-a-timeline/

1965: In Vietnam, US Marine Corps launches a massive operation with 76 anti-SAM mission, but it fails

1969: Military clash between China and Soviet Union in Xinjiang

1972: In Vietnam War, communist sappers raid Long Binh ammunition dump
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/sappers-raid-long-binh-ammo-dump

On 13 August in South Asian history

ON 13 AUGUST IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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

Upgrated on August 13, 2017

1784: British parliament accepts East India Company Act 1784, bringing the East India Company’s rule in India under the control of the British Government
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pitt%27s_India_Act
http://www.indhistory.com/pitts-act.html

1891: The three great defenders of Manipur, Senapati Tikendrajit Singh, his brothers, Agnesh Sena and General Thangal were hanged by the British
http://www.india-north-east.com/2012/01/bir-tikendrajit-singh-true-patriot-of.html
http://pib.nic.in/feature/fe0799/f1507991.html

1954: Radio Pakistan broadcasts National Anthem of Pakistan for the first time
http://www.siasat.pk/forum/showthread.php?30891-SHORT-HISTORY-OF-OUR-NATIONAL-ANTHEM

1963: Birth of Sridevi, Indian actress
http://www.bollygals.com/sridevi/
http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x9i2tw_sridevi-clip-bollywood_shortfilms

1999: Death of Gopal Shankar Misra, Indian vichitra veena player and educator, born in 1957
https://realworldrecords.com/artist/396/gopal-shankar-misra/
http://www.omenad.net/page.php?goPage=%2Farticles%2FM1.htm


https://youtu.be/9aF7Lu1Rvw8

2000: Death, due to lung cancer, of Nazia Hassan, Pakistani pop singer, born April 3, 1965
http://tribune.com.pk/story/421130/i-will-never-forgive-her-zoheb-hassan/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-V-YAqaRYcM

2004: In the Maldives, state of emergency is proclaimed after a 3,000 thousand demonstration demanding the release of four democrats. Police arrest 286 people

2010: A court martial,founds the former Sri Lankan armed forces chief, General Sarath Fonseka, guilty of engaging in politics while on active service.
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-south-asia-10965135

2011: Noted filmmaker Tareque Masud, media personality Ashfaque Munier Mishuk and three others died in a fatal road crash on Dhaka-Aricha highway in Manikganj, sending shockwaves through the nation
http://www.thedailystar.net/newDesign/news-details.php?nid=198549
http://www.atimes.com/atimes/South_Asia/MH27Df02.html

2012: Celebrity activist Baba Ramdev arrested after speaking to 10,000 supporters during anti-corruption protest in New Delhi
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2012/08/201281311322393643.html
http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20120813-365168.html

2016: Death of Pramukh Swami Maharaj, Indian Hindu leader, born on December 7, 1921
http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/spiritual-guru-pramukh-swami-maharaj-passes-away/article8986463.ece
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pramukh_Swami_Maharaj
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/aug/29/pramukh-swami-maharaj-obituary

On 13 August in Japan’s history

ON 13 AUGUST IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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

Upgrated on August 13, 2017

1536: Buddhist monks from Kyoto’s Enryaku Temple set fire to 21 Nichiren temples throughout Kyoto in the Tenbun Hokke Disturbance
http://www.kyotodreamtrips.com/historical-events-today-1536-buddhist-monks-from-kyotos-enryaku-temple-set-fire-to-21-nichiren-temples/

1960: Birth of Koji Kondo, Japanese composer
http://squarehaven.com/people/Koji-Kondo/

1965: Death of Ikeda Hayato, Prime Minister of Japan (1960-1964), born on December 3, 1899
 http://www.infoplease.com/encyclopedia/people/ikeda-hayato.html

1965: Birth of Hayato Matsuo, Japanese composer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hayato_Matsuo
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=146

1979: Birth of Taizo Sugimura, Japanese politician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taiz%C5%8D_Sugimura
http://www.zimbio.com/Taizo+Sugimura

1990: Birth of Sae Miyazawa, Japanese singer and actress (AKB48)

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

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RPU51vtAh4g

1999: The Japanese Law concerning the National Flag and Anthem is enforced
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Law_Concerning_the_National_Flag_and_Anthem

2001: Japanese Prime Minister Juniciro Koizumi, pays a controversial visit to the Yasukumi Shintoist memorial where are buried all the Japanese warriors killed since 1853, including the generals sentenced to death for war crimes
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/world/archives/2004/01/02/2003086040
https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2006/08/japa-a24.html

2001-08-13 Koizumi Yasukuni

On 13 August in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 13 AUGUST IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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

Upgrated on August 13, 2017

604: Death of Wendi, Chinese emperor of the Sui Dynasty, born on July 21, 541
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Wen_of_Sui
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/7834.html

1670: Birth of Zheng Keshuang, third king of Tungning who surrendered Taiwan to Qing Dynasty and died on September 22, 1717
http://www.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=Zheng%20Keshuang&item_type=topic
http://self.gutenberg.org/articles/zheng_keshuang

1890: Birth of Li Zongren, prominent Warlord, military Commander and rival of Chiang Kai-shek, during the Republic of China, who died on January 30, 1969
http://encyclopedia.thefreedictionary.com/Li+Zongren
http://ww2db.com/person_bio.php?person_id=363

1937: The Battle of Shanghai begins. Shanghai will be captured by the Japanese in November
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=85
https://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/1937-battle-shanghai-japans-brutal-attack-china.html

1960: USSR withdraws advisors from China. A total of 257 technical development projects are cancelled as a result
http://writermeetsworld.com/2010/10/11/the-sino-soviet-split-a-timeline/

1966: In China, the Cultural Revolution is launched
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/august/13/newsid_4537000/4537605.stm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nm5fCJNMQWQ

1969: Military clash between China and Soviet Union in Xinjiang

2007: In China, finally, 1340 people, including 367 mentally handicapped have been freed from forced labor by the police in the brickyards scandal