Daily Archives: 6 septembre 2017

On 6 September in Asian history

ON 6 SEPTEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 6, 2017

926: Death of Emperor Taizu of Liao, born in 872
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Taizu_of_Liao

1511: Death of Shogun Ashikaga Yoshizumi in charge from 1494 to 1508
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ashikaga_Yoshizumi

1889: Birth of Indian barrister and freedom fighter Sarat Chandra Bose who died on February 20, 1950
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarat_Chandra_Bose
http://news.biharprabha.com/2014/01/history-failed-to-recognize-sarat-chandra-bose-leonard-gordon/

Sarat Chandra Bose

1899: U.S. secretary of state John Hay circulates a letter arguing for an Open Door policy with regard to trade with China, rather than one that would carve up China into European spheres of influence

1926: The Kuomintang Chinese nationalist forces led by Chiang Kai-shek reach Hankou at the confluence of the Han and the Yangtze rivers; Hankou becomes the Kuomintang capital

1929: Birth of Yash Johar, famous India Bollywood film producer, who died on June 24, 2004
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yash_Johar

1932: Birth of Hiroyuki Iwaki, Japanese conductor who died on June 13, 2006
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hiroyuki_Iwaki

1939: Birth of Susumu Tonegawa, Nobel prize for physiology and Medicine in 1987
http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/1987/tonegawa-autobio.html

1941: The Battle of Changsha (September 6 – October 8, 1941) is Japan’s second attempt in taking the city of Changsha, China, the capital of Hunan Province as part of the second Sino-Japanese War

1947: United Nations adopts a resolution for the organization of elections for the constitution of a only one government of Korea

1948: Birth of Samuel Hui, Hong Kong singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samuel_Hui

1956: Death of Lee Jung Seob, Korean painter, born on April 10, 1916
http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20160606000338
http://www.korea.net/NewsFocus/Culture/view?articleId=138949
http://pinterest.com/songkyeongpark/이중섭-lee-jung-seob/

Lee Jung Seob White horse

1963: First of a nine-part series on the Sino-Soviet split, published in the Beijing People’s Daily and in a Communist Party journal, blames the serious, but not yet irreparable split on the Soviets.The series runs through July 13, 1964

1965: In retaliation following Pakistan’s Operation Grand Slam, Indian troops invade West Pakistan, in Penjab province. General mobilization is declared in India as Pakistan asks for western help. UN Security Council asks U Thant to do his best to stop the hostilities
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/september/6/newsid_3632000/3632092.stm

1969: In North Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh, who died on September 2, is succeeded by a collective committee
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/ho-chi-minh-to-be-succeeded-by-committee

1972: Death of Allauddin Khan, Indian sarod player and composer, born in 1862
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/allauddin-khan.html
http://www.importantindia.com/1496/ustad-allauddin-khan/

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1alFUQfe1Dw

1972: In South Vietnam, President Thieu abolishes popular elections
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/thieu-abolishes-popular-elections

1976: Birth of Hyun Young, South Korean actress and pop singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyun_Young

1976: Soviet air force pilot Lt. Viktor Belenko lands a MiG-25 jet fighter at Hakodate on the island of Hokkaido in Japan and requests political asylum in the United States
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/soviet-pilot-lands-russian-mig-fighter-plane-in-japan
http://seanmunger.com/2013/09/06/the-odyssey-of-viktor-belenko-a-fascinating-footnote-to-the-cold-war/

1977: Birth of Kiyoshi Hikawa, Japanese enka singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kiyoshi_Hikawa

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tcqgLW5HNvM

1981: Birth of Yumiko Cheng, Hong Kong singer
http://www.lovehkfilm.com/people/cheng_yumiko.htm

1983: The Soviet Union admitted to the shooting of Korean Airlines 007. They said the pilots were not aware that their target was a civilian airplane
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_Air_Flight_KAL-007

1989: Birth of Kim So Eun, Korean actress
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Kim_So_Eun
http://www.hancinema.net/korean_Kim_So-eun.php

1990: First meeting between South and North PM. North Korea recognizes Seoul as a legitimate government

1998: Japanese film director Akira Kurosawa, who often adapted Western literary works and forms to Japanese subjects, dies at the age of 88
http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/obituary-akira-kurosawa-1196526.html
http://www.bfi.org.uk/news-opinion/news-bfi/lists/akira-kurosawa-10-essential-films

1999: At Dili, in East Timor, militiamen attack International Red Cross building and Mgr Belo residence where 5,000 people took refuge

2002: Iajuddin Ahmed becomes president of Bangladesh (up to February 2009)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iajuddin_Ahmed

2003: In Taipei, 100 000 separatists demonstrate for the change of name from Republic of China to Taiwan

2005: Death of Hasan Abidi, Pakistani journalist, poet and political activist, born on July 7, 1920
http://www.dawn.com/news/155682/hasan-abidi-passes-away

2006: In Japan, Princess Kiko, spouse of Prince Akishino, second son of Emperor Akihito, give birth to a son, Hisahito, putting an end to the dynasty problem
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince_Hisahito_of_Akishino

2008: Asif Ali Zardari is elected president of Pakistan
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7602113.stm
http://www.france24.com/en/20100802-profile-pakistan-president-asif-ali-zardari

2011: The two-day trip is the first bilateral visit by an Indian prime minister to Bangladesh in 12 years is described as « historic » by Dhaka
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-14799350
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2011/09/20119616562393932.html

2012: All nine judges on Burma’s presidentially appointed Constitution Tribunal abruptly resign after the lower house of parliament voted to impeach them in a standoff within Burma’s nascent government
http://asiancorrespondent.com/88909/9-judges-resign-amid-pressure-from-burma-lawmakers/
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-19498968

2013: China’s president and Japan’s prime minister hold a brief, surprise meeting Friday at a Group of 20 summit in Russia in the first contact since tensions flared a year ago in an island dispute.
http://asiancorrespondent.com/113017/leaders-of-china-japan-hold-brief-talk-at-g20/

 

Holidays and observances

Pakistan : Defence Day (Pak-Army Day) Since 1965

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 6 September in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 6 SEPTEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 6, 2017

1899: U.S. secretary of state John Hay circulates a letter arguing for an Open Door policy with regard to trade with China, rather than one that would carve up China into European spheres of influence

1926: The Kuomintang Chinese nationalist forces led by Chiang Kai-shek reach Hankou at the confluence of the Han and the Yangtze rivers; Hankou becomes the Kuomintang capital

1941: The Battle of Changsha (September 6 – October 8, 1941) is Japan’s second attempt in taking the city of Changsha, China, the capital of Hunan Province as part of the second Sino-Japanese War

1947: United Nations adopts a resolution for the organization of elections for the constitution of a only one government of Korea

1965: In retaliation following Pakistan’s Operation Grand Slam, Indian troops invade West Pakistan, in Penjab province. General mobilization is declared in India as Pakistan asks for western help. UN Security Council asks U Thant to do his best to stop the hostilities
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/september/6/newsid_3632000/3632092.stm

1976: Soviet air force pilot Lt. Viktor Belenko lands a MiG-25 jet fighter at Hakodate on the island of Hokkaido in Japan and requests political asylum in the United States
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/soviet-pilot-lands-russian-mig-fighter-plane-in-japan
http://seanmunger.com/2013/09/06/the-odyssey-of-viktor-belenko-a-fascinating-footnote-to-the-cold-war/

1983: The Soviet Union admitted to the shooting of Korean Airlines 007. They said the pilots were not aware that their target was a civilian airplane
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_Air_Flight_KAL-007

1990: First meeting between South and North PM. North Korea recognizes Seoul as a legitimate government

1999: At Dili, in East Timor, militiamen attack International Red Cross building and Mgr Belo residence where 5,000 people took refuge

2011: A two-day trip is the first bilateral visit by an Indian prime minister to Bangladesh in 12 years is described as « historic » by Dhaka
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-14799350
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2011/09/20119616562393932.html

 

Holidays and observances

Pakistan : Defence Day (Pak-Army Day) Since 1965

On 6 September in South Asian history

ON 6 SEPTEMBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on September 6, 2017

1889: Birth of barrister and freedom fighter Sarat Chandra Bose who died on February 20, 1950
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarat_Chandra_Bose
http://news.biharprabha.com/2014/01/history-failed-to-recognize-sarat-chandra-bose-leonard-gordon/

Sarat Chandra Bose

1929: Birth of Yash Johar, famous India Bollywood film producer, who died on June 24, 2004
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yash_Johar

1965: In retaliation following Pakistan’s Operation Grand Slam, Indian troops invade West Pakistan, in Penjab province. General mobilization is declared in India as Pakistan asks for western help. UN Security Council asks U Thant to do his best to stop the hostilities
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/september/6/newsid_3632000/3632092.stm

1972: Death of Allauddin Khan, Indian sarod player and composer, born in 1862
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/allauddin-khan.html
http://www.importantindia.com/1496/ustad-allauddin-khan/

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1alFUQfe1Dw

2002: Iajuddin Ahmed becomes president of Bangladesh (up to February 2009)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iajuddin_Ahmed

2005: Death of Hasan Abidi, Pakistani journalist, poet and political activist, born on July 7, 1920
http://www.dawn.com/news/155682/hasan-abidi-passes-away

2008: Asif Ali Zardari is elected president of Pakistan
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7602113.stm
http://www.france24.com/en/20100802-profile-pakistan-president-asif-ali-zardari

2011: The two-day trip is the first bilateral visit by an Indian prime minister to Bangladesh in 12 years is described as « historic » by Dhaka
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-14799350
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2011/09/20119616562393932.html

 

Holidays and observances

Pakistan : Defence Day (Pak-Army Day) Since 1965

On 6 September in Southeast Asian history

ON 6 SEPTEMBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on September 6, 2017

1969: In North Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh, who died on September 2, is succeeded by a collective committee
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/ho-chi-minh-to-be-succeeded-by-committee

1972: In South Vietnam, President Thieu abolishes popular elections
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/thieu-abolishes-popular-élections

1999: At Dili, in East Timor, militiamen attack International Red Cross building and Mgr Belo residence where 5,000 people took refuge

2012: All nine judges on Burma’s presidentially appointed Constitution Tribunal abruptly resign after the lower house of parliament voted to impeach them in a standoff within Burma’s nascent government
http://asiancorrespondent.com/88909/9-judges-resign-amid-pressure-from-burma-lawmakers/
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-19498968

On 6 September in Japan’s history

ON 6 SEPTEMBER IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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

Updated on September 6, 2017

1511: Death of Shogun Ashikaga Yoshizumi in charge from 1494 to 1508
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ashikaga_Yoshizumi

 1494-1508 Ashikaga Yoshizumi

1932: Birth of Hiroyuki Iwaki, Japanese conductor who died on June 13, 2006
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hiroyuki_Iwaki

1939: Birth of Susumu Tonegawa, Nobel prize for physiology and Medicine in 1987
http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/1987/tonegawa-autobio.html

1941: The Battle of Changsha (September 6 – October 8, 1941) is Japan’s second attempt in taking the city of Changsha, China, the capital of Hunan Province as part of the second Sino-Japanese

1976: Soviet air force pilot Lt. Viktor Belenko lands a MiG-25 jet fighter at Hakodate on the island of Hokkaido in Japan and requests political asylum in the United States
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/soviet-pilot-lands-russian-mig-fighter-plane-in-japan
http://seanmunger.com/2013/09/06/the-odyssey-of-viktor-belenko-a-fascinating-footnote-to-the-cold-war/

1977: Birth of Kiyoshi Hikawa, Japanese enka singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kiyoshi_Hikawa

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tcqgLW5HNvM

1998: Japanese film director Akira Kurosawa, who often adapted Western literary works and forms to Japanese subjects, dies at the age of 88
http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/obituary-akira-kurosawa-1196526.html
http://www.bfi.org.uk/news-opinion/news-bfi/lists/akira-kurosawa-10-essential-films

2006: In Japan, Princess Kiko, spouse of Prince Akishino, second son of Emperor Akihito, give birth to a son, Hisahito, putting an end to the dynasty problem
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince_Hisahito_of_Akishino

2013: China’s president and Japan’s prime minister hold a brief, surprise meeting Friday at a Group of 20 summit in Russia in the first contact since tensions flared a year ago in an island dispute.
http://asiancorrespondent.com/113017/leaders-of-china-japan-hold-brief-talk-at-g20/

On 6 September in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 6 SEPTEMBER IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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

Updated on September 6, 2017

926: Death of Emperor Taizu of Liao, born in 872
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Taizu_of_Liao

1899: U.S. secretary of state John Hay circulates a letter arguing for an Open Door policy with regard to trade with China, rather than one that would carve up China into European spheres of influence

1926: The Kuomintang Chinese nationalist forces led by Chiang Kai-shek reach Hankou at the confluence of the Han and the Yangtze rivers; Hankou becomes the Kuomintang capital

1941: The Battle of Changsha (September 6 – October 8, 1941) is Japan’s second attempt in taking the city of Changsha, China, the capital of Hunan Province as part of the second Sino-Japanese War

1948: Birth of Samuel Hui, Hong Kong singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samuel_Hui

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ErGjJ-SjBQ4

1963: First of a nine-part series on the Sino-Soviet split, published in the Beijing People’s Daily and in a Communist Party journal, blames the serious, but not yet irreparable split on the Soviets.The series runs through July 13, 1964

1981: Birth of Yumiko Cheng, Hong Kong singer
http://www.lovehkfilm.com/people/cheng_yumiko.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=02WJIdrITZk

2003: In Taipei, 100 000 separatists demonstrate for the change of name from Republic of China to Taiwan

2013: China’s president and Japan’s prime minister held a brief, surprise meeting at a Group of 20 summit in Russia in the first contact since tensions flared a year ago in an island dispute.
http://asiancorrespondent.com/113017/leaders-of-china-japan-hold-brief-talk-at-g20/