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On 16 September in Asian history

1963-09-16-malaysia-is-founded

ON 16 SEPTEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 16, 2017

1507: Birth of Jiajing (or Chia-ching), Emperor of China from 1521 to 1567, the 11th emperor of the Ming dynasty. Born Zhu Houcong, he was the Zhengde Emperor’s cousin. He died on January 23, 1567
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jiajing_Emperor

1597: At Myong-yang, victory of the Korean navy, led by Yi Sun-sin, on the Japanese fleet
http://english.yi-sunsin.com/02battle/01_09.jsp
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/8968.html

1782: Birth of Chinese Emperor Daoguang (1820-1850) who died on February 25, 1850
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Daoguang_Emperor

1792: Death of Quang Trung, Tay Son dynasty’s emperor of Viet Nam born in 1753
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nguyen_Hue

1846: Execution of Korean martyr Andrew Kim Taegon, first Korean-born priest and patron saint for Korea, born on August 21, 1821
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Andrew_Kim_Taegon#cite_note-2
https://www.ewtn.com/saintsHoly/saints/A/standrewkimtaegon.asp

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ujmM3tmbspU

1859: Birth of Yuan Shikai, Chinese General and politician, who died on June 6, 1916
http://net.lib.byu.edu/estu/wwi/bio/xyz/yuansh.html

Yuan Shikai uniforme

1911: Death of Hishida Shunso, Japanese painter from the Meiji period, born on September 21, 1875
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hishida_Shuns%C5%8D
https://www.google.fr/search?q=Hishida+Shunso&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&prmd=imvnso&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=83RUUPbZAYnJhAeXioHgDA&ved=0CAoQ_AUoAQ&biw=1140&bih=519

 1916: Birth of M.S. Subbulakshmi, Indian singer, who, died on December 11, 2004
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M._S._Subbulakshmi

1923: Birth of Lee Kuan Yew, father of Singapore independence who died on March 23, 2015
http://www.biography.com/people/lee-kuan-yew-9377339#synopsis
http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Lee_Kuan_Yew

1932: Gandhi begins fast in protest of caste separation
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/gandhi-begins-fast-in-protest-of-caste-separation

1945: Japan surrender Hong Kong to Admiral Cecil Harcourt
http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205208363

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZtdMmBZxU9c

1945: British Rear Admiral Patterson lands in Jakarta. He announces that the British mission is « to maintain law and order until the time that the lawful government of the Netherlands East Indies is once again functioning »

1957: Death of Chinese painter Qi Baishi, born in January 1864
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Qi_Baishi
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qi_Baishi
http://www.google.fr/search?q=Qi+Baishi&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&prmd=imvns&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=o2FyTuKhKaqL4gT9t5jpDw&ved=0CDgQsAQ&biw=1366&bih=643
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/8985.html

Qi_Baishi

1957: In a coup in Thailand, Premier Plaek Phibun Songkhram is deposed
http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/thailand/coup-1957.htm

1963: Malaysia is formed from Malaya, Singapore, British North Borneo (Sabah) and Sarawak

1963-09-16-malaysia-is-founded
http://gboybunker.blogspot.fr/2009/09/16-septemberwhats-so-special.html
http://www.theborneopost.com/2011/09/16/formation-of-malaysia/
http://www.insightguides.com/destinations/asia-pacific/malaysia/cultural-features/the-formation-of-Malaysia

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H_Ll_5fQMds

1965: China demands that India dismantles in the coming three days its military buildings on Sikkim border

1965: Death of Ahn Eak-tai, Korean musician, composer, and conductor, composer of the national anthem, born on December 5, 1906
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Ahn_Eak-tai

1966: Beijing says that two US warplanes have attacked two Chinese hamlets on September 9. (On September 19 Washington admitted saying there was an mistake with North Vietnam targets)

1967: United Nations General Secretary U Thant asks again the stopping of US bombing on North Vietnam

1967: Birth of Hiroya Oku, Japanese Manga-ka
http://www.lastfm.fr/group/Hiroya+Oku

1969: US President Richard Nixon announces the withdrawal of 35,000 soldiers from Vietnam before December 15

1971: Birth of Zilla Huma Usman, Pakistani activist for women emancipation, assassinated on February 20, 2007
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zil-e-Huma_Usman

1971: President Nixon says the U.S. will support the P.R.C.’s seating in the U.N. Security Council because it « reflects the realities of the situation, » but adds that « we will vote against the expulsion of the Republic of China. »

1975: Papua New Guinea gains its independence from Australia

1978: General Zia Ul-Haq becomes president of Pakistan
http://www.pakistanherald.com/profile/general-muhammad-zia-ul-haq-1183
http://www.defencejournal.com/april98/ziaulhaqdomination.htm

1978-09-16 Zia ul Haq président

1981: Birth of Fan Bingbing, Chinese actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fan_Bingbing

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ANZ5ZyyO9O4

1982: Start of North Korea leader Kim Il-sung visit to China
http://www.nytimes.com/1982/09/16/world/kim-il-sung-visits-china-by-rail.html
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/zhang-weiwei/deng-xiaoping-remembered_b_5706143.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kip4rZmnApI

1990: A rail link between China and Kazakhstan is completed at Dostyk, adding an important connection to the Eurasian Land Bridge

2002: In Singapore, the government announces the arrest of 19 members of Jemaah Islamiya and of 2 members of the Philippine MILF

2002: Death of Francis Xavier Nguyen Van Thuan, Vietnamese cardinal, born on April 17, 1928
http://www.catholic.org/featured/headline.php?ID=1316

http://www.ucanews.com/news/a-path-to-sainthood-that-could-be-explosive/68715

2002: In Thailand, beginning of talks between Sri Lankan government and LTTE Tamil separatists with Norwegian mediation

2005: In Nepal, police arrest 87 journalists and 200 pro-democracy demonstrators

2008: The United Nations pull its staff out of Sri Lanka’s rebel-held northern region after being ensured safe passage by government troops and rebels
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7618016.stm

2009: In Japan, Yukio Hatoyama, who led his party to a landmark victory, takes office as prime minister after a half-century of virtually uninterrupted, one-party rule
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/17/world/asia/17japan.html?ref=asia
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/17/world/asia/17japan.html

2010: Cambodia’s UN-backed war crimes tribunal indicts four former Khmer Rouge leaders. Nuon Chea, deputy to Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot, will stand trial next year, along with former head of state Khieu Samphan, former Foreign Minister Ieng Sary and his wife Ieng Thirith
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-11323143

2010: Kim Hwang-sik, head of the Board of Audit and Inspection, a body overseeing the conduct of government agencies and officials, is picked for the post of Prime Minister by Lee Myung-bak, South Korea’s president
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2010/09/201091663931722847.html

2012: Six US fighter jets are destroyed and two significantly damaged when Taliban attackers stormed a heavily fortified Afghan base where Britain’s Prince Harry is deployed
http://www.nation.com.pk/pakistan-news-newspaper-daily-english-online/international/16-Sep-2012/six-us-fighter-jets-destroyed-in-prince-harry-base-attack

2012: Anti-Japan démonstrations gain momentum outside the Japanese embassy in Beijing, where Chinese demonstrators have been protesting over a group of disputed islands for a second day running
http://www.euronews.com/2012/09/16/anti-japan-demos-in-china-gain-momentum/
http://www.france24.com/en/20120916-anti-japan-outcry-escalates-east-china-sea-islands-protests-embassies-beijing

2013: Death of Chin Peng, former secretary-general of the Malayan Communist Party (MCP). He was 90 years old.
http://news.asiaone.com/news/malaysia/former-malayan-communist-chief-chin-peng-dies
http://asiapacific.anu.edu.au/newmandala/2013/10/08/chin-peng-and-cleavages-in-malaysian-society/

2015: The U.N.’s top human rights official is urging the creation of a special court including foreign magistrates and investigators to look into atrocities committed during Sri Lanka’s civil war
http://asiancorrespondent.com/135619/un-calls-for-special-court-to-investigate-sri-lanka-wartime-atrocities/
http://atimes.com/2015/09/un-asks-sri-lanka-to-set-up-court-to-probe-civil-war-atrocities/

 

Holidays and observances

Malaysia: Hari Malaysia (formation of Malaysia, 1963)

Papua New Guinea : Independence Day (from Australia, 1975)

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 16 September in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 16 SEPTEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 16, 2017

1598: At Myong-yang, victory of the Korean navy, led by Yi Sun-sin, on the Japanese fleet
http://english.yi-sunsin.com/02battle/01_09.jsp

1945: Japan surrender Hong Kong to Admiral Cecil Harcourt

http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205208363

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZtdMmBZxU9c

1945: British Rear Admiral Patterson lands in Jakarta. He announces that the British mission is « to maintain law and order until the time that the lawful government of the Netherlands East Indies is once again functioning »

1963: Malaysia is formed from Malaya, Singapore, British North Borneo (Sabah) and Sarawak

1963-09-16-malaysia-is-founded
http://gboybunker.blogspot.fr/2009/09/16-septemberwhats-so-special.html

http://www.theborneopost.com/2011/09/16/formation-of-malaysia/
http://www.insightguides.com/destinations/asia-pacific/malaysia/cultural-features/the-formation-of-Malaysia

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H_Ll_5fQMds

1965: China demands that India dismantles in the coming three days its military buildings on Sikkim border

1966: Beijing says that two US warplanes have attacked two Chinese hamlets on September 9. (On September 19 Washington admitted saying there was an mistake with North Vietnam targets)

1967: United Nations General Secretary U Thant asks again the stopping of US bombing on North Vietnam

1969: US President Richard Nixon announces the withdrawal of 35,000 soldiers from Vietnam before December 15

1971: President Nixon says the U.S. will support the P.R.C.’s seating in the U.N. Security Council because it « reflects the realities of the situation, » but adds that « we will vote against the expulsion of the Republic of China. »

1975: Papua New Guinea gains its independence from Australia

2002: In Thailand, beginning of talks between Sri Lankan government and LTTE Tamil separatists with Norwegian mediation

2012: Six US fighter jets are destroyed and two significantly damaged when Taliban attackers stormed a heavily fortified Afghan base where Britain’s Prince Harry is deployed
http://www.nation.com.pk/pakistan-news-newspaper-daily-english-online/international/16-Sep-2012/six-us-fighter-jets-destroyed-in-prince-harry-base-attack

2012: Anti-Japan démonstrations gain momentum outside the Japanese embassy in Beijing, where Chinese demonstrators have been protesting over a group of disputed islands for a second day running
http://www.euronews.com/2012/09/16/anti-japan-demos-in-china-gain-momentum/
http://www.france24.com/en/20120916-anti-japan-outcry-escalates-east-china-sea-islands-protests-embassies-Beijing

 

Holidays and observances

Malaysia: Hari Malaysia (formation of Malaysia, 1963)

Papua New Guinea : Independence Day (from Australia, 1975)

On 16 September in South Asian history

1978-09-16 Zia ul Haq président

ON 16 SEPTEMBER IN INDIAN AND SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 16, 2017

1916: Birth of M.S. Subbulakshmi, Indian singer, who, died on December 11, 2004
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M._S._Subbulakshmi

1932: Gandhi begins fast in protest of caste separation
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/gandhi-begins-fast-in-protest-of-caste-separation

1965: China demands that India dismantles in the coming three days its military buildings on Sikkim border

1971: Birth of Zilla Huma Usman, Pakistani activist for women emancipation, assassinated on February 20, 2007
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zil-e-Huma_Usman

1978: General Zia Ul-Haq becomes president of Pakistan
http://www.pakistanherald.com/profile/general-muhammad-zia-ul-haq-1183
http://www.defencejournal.com/april98/ziaulhaqdomination.htm

1978-09-16 Zia ul Haq président

2005: In Nepal, police arrest 87 journalists and 200 pro-democracy demonstrators

2008: The United Nations pull its staff out of Sri Lanka’s rebel-held northern region after being ensured safe passage by government troops and rebels
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7618016.stm

2012: Six US fighter jets are destroyed and two significantly damaged when Taliban attackers stormed a heavily fortified Afghan base where Britain’s Prince Harry is deployed
http://www.nation.com.pk/pakistan-news-newspaper-daily-english-online/international/16-Sep-2012/six-us-fighter-jets-destroyed-in-prince-harry-base-attack

2015: The U.N.’s top human rights official is urging the creation of a special court including foreign magistrates and investigators to look into atrocities committed during Sri Lanka’s civil war
http://asiancorrespondent.com/135619/un-calls-for-special-court-to-investigate-sri-lanka-wartime-atrocities/
http://atimes.com/2015/09/un-asks-sri-lanka-to-set-up-court-to-probe-civil-war-atrocities/

On 16 September in Southeast Asian history

ON 16 SEPTEMBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 16, 2017

1792: Death of Quang Trung, Tay Son dynasty’s emperor of Viet Nam born in 1753
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nguyen_Hue

1923: Birth of Lee Kuan Yew, father of Singapore independence who died on March 23, 2015
http://www.biography.com/people/lee-kuan-yew-9377339#synopsis
http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Lee_Kuan_Yew

1945: British Rear Admiral Patterson lands in Jakarta. He announces that the British mission is « to maintain law and order until the time that the lawful government of the Netherlands East Indies is once again functioning »

1957: In a coup in Thailand, Premier Plaek Phibun Songkhram is deposed
http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/thailand/coup-1957.htm

1963: Malaysia is formed from Malaya, Singapore, British North Borneo (Sabah) and Sarawak

1963-09-16-malaysia-is-foundedhttp://gboybunker.blogspot.fr/2009/09/16-septemberwhats-so-special.html
http://www.theborneopost.com/2011/09/16/formation-of-malaysia/
http://www.insightguides.com/destinations/asia-pacific/malaysia/cultural-features/the-formation-of-Malaysia

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H_Ll_5fQMds

1966: Beijing says that two US warplanes have attacked two Chinese hamlets on September 9. (On September 19 Washington admitted saying there was an mistake with North Vietnam targets)

1967: United Nations General Secretary U Thant asks again the stopping of US bombing on North Vietnam

1969: US President Richard Nixon announces the withdrawal of 35,000 soldiers from Vietnam before December 15

1975: Papua New Guinea gains its independence from Australia

2002: In Singapore, the government announces the arrest of 19 Singaporean members of Jemaah Islamiya and of 2 members of the Philippine MILF

2002: Death of Francis Xavier Nguyen Van Thuan, Vietnamese cardinal, born on April 17, 1928
http://www.catholic.org/featured/headline.php?ID=1316

http://www.ucanews.com/news/a-path-to-sainthood-that-could-be-explosive/68715

2002: In Thailand, beginning of talks between Sri Lankan government and LTTE Tamil separatists with Norwegian mediation

2010: Cambodia’s UN-backed war crimes tribunal indicts four former Khmer Rouge leaders. Nuon Chea, deputy to Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot, will stand trial next year, along with former head of state Khieu Samphan, former Foreign Minister Ieng Sary and his wife Ieng Thirith
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-11323143

2013: Chin Peng, former secretary-general of the Malayan Communist Party (MCP), died at a hospital in Bangkok on Monday morning. He was 90 years old.
http://news.asiaone.com/news/malaysia/former-malayan-communist-chief-chin-peng-dies
http://asiapacific.anu.edu.au/newmandala/2013/10/08/chin-peng-and-cleavages-in-malaysian-society/

 

Holidays and observances

Malaysia: Hari Malaysia (formation of Malaysia, 1963)

Papua New Guinea : Independence Day (from Australia, 1975)

On 16 September in Japan’s history

ON 16 SEPTEMBER IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on September 16, 2017

1598: At Myong-yang, victory of the Korean navy, led by Yi Sun-sin, on the Japanese fleet
http://english.yi-sunsin.com/02battle/01_09.jsp

1911: Death of Hishida Shunso, Japanese painter from the Meiji period, born on September 21, 1875
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hishida_Shuns%C5%8D
https://www.google.fr/search?q=Hishida+Shunso&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&prmd=imvnso&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=83RUUPbZAYnJhAeXioHgDA&ved=0CAoQ_AUoAQ&biw=1140&bih=519

1945: Japan surrender Hong Kong to Admiral Cecil Harcourt
http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205208363

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZtdMmBZxU9c

2009: Yukio Hatoyama, who led his party to a landmark victory, takes office as prime minister after a half-century of virtually uninterrupted, one-party rule
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/17/world/asia/17japan.html?ref=asia
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/17/world/asia/17japan.html

2012: Anti-Japan démonstrations gain momentum outside the Japanese embassy in Beijing, where Chinese demonstrators have been protesting over a group of disputed islands for a second day running
http://www.euronews.com/2012/09/16/anti-japan-demos-in-china-gain-momentum/
http://www.france24.com/en/20120916-anti-japan-outcry-escalates-east-china-sea-islands-protests-embassies-Beijing

On 16 September in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 16 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 16, 2017

1507: Birth of Jiajing (or Chia-ching), Emperor of China from 1521 to 1567, the 11th emperor of the Ming dynasty. Born Zhu Houcong, he was the Zhengde Emperor’s cousin. He died on January 23, 1567
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jiajing_Emperor

1782: Birth of Chinese Emperor Daoguang (1820-1850) who died on February 1850
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Daoguang_Emperor

1859: Birth of Yuan Shikai, Chinese General and politician, who died on June 6, 1916
http://net.lib.byu.edu/estu/wwi/bio/xyz/yuansh.html

Yuan Shikai uniforme

1945: Japan surrender Hong Kong to Admiral Cecil Harcourt
http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205208363

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZtdMmBZxU9c

1957: Death of Chinese painter Qi Baishi, born in January 1864
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Qi_Baishi
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qi_Baishi
http://www.google.fr/search?q=Qi+Baishi&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&prmd=imvns&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=o2FyTuKhKaqL4gT9t5jpDw&ved=0CDgQsAQ&biw=1366&bih=643

Qi_Baishi

1965: China demands that India dismantles in the coming three days its military buildings on Sikkim border

1966: Beijing says that two US war planes have attacked two Chinese hamlets on September 9. (On September 19 Washington admitted saying there was an mistake with North Vietnam targets)

1971: President Nixon says the U.S. will support the P.R.C.’s seating in the U.N. Security Council because it « reflects the realities of the situation, » but adds that « we will vote against the expulsion of the Republic of China. »

1981: Birth of Chang Yu-chen, Taiwanese actress
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Zhang_Jia_Hui
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Zhang_Yu_Chen

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-13p9siBn4Y

1981: Birth of Fan Bingbing, Chinese actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fan_Bingbing

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J98IjlEFzWk

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ANZ5ZyyO9O4

1982: Start of North Korea leader Kim Il-sung visit to China
http://www.nytimes.com/1982/09/16/world/kim-il-sung-visits-china-by-rail.html
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/zhang-weiwei/deng-xiaoping-remembered_b_5706143.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kip4rZmnApI

1990: A rail link between China and Kazakhstan is completed at Dostyk, adding an important connection to the Eurasian Land Bridge

2012: Anti-Japan démonstrations gain momentum outside the Japanese embassy in Beijing, where Chinese demonstrators have been protesting over a group of disputed islands for a second day running
http://www.euronews.com/2012/09/16/anti-japan-demos-in-china-gain-momentum/
http://www.france24.com/en/20120916-anti-japan-outcry-escalates-east-china-sea-islands-protests-embassies-Beijing