Daily Archives: 18 septembre 2017

On 18 September in Asian history

ON 18 SEPTEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 18, 2017

1418: Sejong becomes the 4th king of the Joseon Korean dynasty, up to his death on May 18, 1450
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sejong_the_Great

1598: Death of Toyotomi Hideyoshi, Japanese warlord, born February 2, 1536
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/profilesofasianleaders/tp/hideyoshitimelines.htm
http://www.samurai-archives.com/hideyoshi.html

1606: Birth of the late Ming peasant uprising leader Zhang Xianzhong, killed by Qing forces on January 2, 1647
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhang_Xianzhong
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Zhang_Xianzhong

Zhang Xianzhong

1811: Dutch surrender to British at Salatiga (Java)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Invasion_of_Java_(1811)

1906: A typhoon with tsunami kills an estimated 10,000 people in Hong Kong
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1906_Hong_Kong_typhoon
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/8975.html

1906: Birth of Kaka Hathrasi, Indian satirist poet and author who died on September 18, 1995
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/kaka-hathrasi.html
http://www.poemhunter.com/kaka-hathrasi/biography/

Kaka Hathrasi

1931: Mukden (Shenyang) Incident or Manchurian Incident provoked by the Japanese. A pretext for invading Manchuria
http://www.ndl.go.jp/modern/e/cha4/description01.html
http://www.slideshare.net/jcrowder/the-manchurian-incident

1945: General MacArthur moves his command to Tokyo as he prepares for his new role as archictect of democratic Japan
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/macarthur-in-tokyo

1946: Birth of Akira Kamiya, Japanese actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Akira_Kamiya

1948: In Dutch Indies PKI attempts a coup in Madiun and kills pro-government officers there
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Madiun_Affair

1948: Defeated by the Indian Army, the Nizam of Hyderabad surrenders his sovereignty over the Hyderabad State and joins the Indian Union
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Osman_Ali_Khan,_Asaf_Jah_VII
http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/95692446
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/18th-september-1948-operation-polo-is-terminated-after-the-indian-army-accepts-the-surrender-of-the-nizam-of-hyderabads-army

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cfb8rqPEG58

1949: In Cambodia, dissolution of the parliament

1949: Birth of Sokyu Fujita, Japanese actor
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0297842/
http://asianwiki.com/Sokyu_Fujita

1950: Birth of Shabana Azmi, Indian actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shabana_Azmi

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=243wjJ_Z8yI

1950: Birth of Vishnuvardhan, Indian actor who died on December 30, 2009
http://chiloka.com/celebrity/vishnuvardhan
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vishnuvardhan_(actor)

 

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

1954: Birth of Murtaza Bhutto, Pakistani politician, killed by police on September 19, 1996
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murtaza_Bhutto

1954: Birth of Takao Doi, Japanese astronaut
http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/doi.html

1959: Laotian rightist Phoumi Nosavan, with Thailand support, attacks Vientiane, but the neutralists, with the help of the Phatet Lao and the Soviets, repulse the attack

1964: North Vietnamese Army begins infiltration in South Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/north-vietnamese-army-begins-infiltration

1966: General (rtd) Musa Khan is sworn as Governor of West Pakistan, succeeding to Amir Mohammad Khan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Musa_Khan

1969: Religious riots in Ahmedabad (India), up to 22 September: 500 dead
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1969_Gujarat_riots

1973: Birth of Ami Onuki, Japanese singer
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ami_Onuki

1976: Mao Zedong funeral takes place in Beijing


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=raZmROeAo1o

1977: Birth of Miki Lee, popular Taiwanese singer and actress
http://www.hkcinemagic.com/en/people.asp?id=1307

1982: Birth of Yang Xin, Chinese actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yang_Xin

1985: National Conference of the Chinese Communist Party (18-24). Hundreds of veterans resign and give the way to younger cadres with more qualification

1988: Military coup in Burma. The constitution is suspended. The military starts a deadly offensive against pro-democracy demonstrators, killing thousands and found the State Law and Order Restoration Council (Slorc)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/State_Peace_and_Development_Council
http://www.dw.com/en/the-uprising-of-1988/a-17005335

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KhGrG1aqSYA

1995: Death of Kaka Hathrasi, Indian satirist poet and author, born on September 18, 1906 (see above)

1997: End of the XVth congress of the Chinese Communist Party. Jiang Zemin is maintained as leader and Li Peng as number two while Qiao shi is ousted

2001: Taiwan gets the green light for its entry to the World Trade Organization under the name of Chinese Taiwan

2002: Symbolic opening of the border between the two Koreas

2002-09-18 Ouverture DMZ

2005: First free election in Afghanistan. The result will be known on October 22

2007: President General Pervez Musharraf announces that he will step down as army chief and restore civilian rule to Pakistan, but only after he is re-elected president

2007: Buddhist monks join anti-government protesters in Myanmar, starting what was called the Saffron Revolution
http://www.oxfordburmaalliance.org/saffron-revolution.html
http://burmacampaign.org.uk/about-burma/2007-uprising-in-burma/
http://www.economist.com/node/9867036

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

2008: In Singapore, foundation of the Reform Party by J. B. Jeyaretnam
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reform_Party_(Singapore)

2012: Trinamool Congress quits India coalition over reform plan. A key regional party, it has pulled out of India’s governing coalition over its decision to open up the retail sector to global supermarket chains

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-19637424

2012: Pakistan Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf says he will obey Tuesday’s Supreme Court order to reopen a corruption case against the country’s president
http://www.euronews.com/2012/09/18/pakistan-pm-vows-to-probe-zardari-corruption-allegations/
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2012/09/20129181154102792.html

2016: Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi is honoured as the 2016 humanitarian of the year by students and faculty at the Harvard Foundation
http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/southeast-asia/article/2020415/nobel-laureate-aung-san-suu-kyi-gets-harvard-humanitarian

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 18 September in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 18 SEPTEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 18, 2017

1811: Dutch surrender to British at Salatiga (Java)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Invasion_of_Java_(1811)

1931: Mukden (Shenyang) Incident or Manchurian Incident provoked by the Japanese. A pretext for invading Manchuria
http://www.ndl.go.jp/modern/e/cha4/description01.html
http://www.slideshare.net/jcrowder/the-manchurian-incident

1945: General MacArthur moves his command to Tokyo as he prepares for his new role as archictect of democratic Japan
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/macarthur-in-tokyo

1948: In Dutch Indies PKI attempts a coup in Madiun and kills pro-government officers there
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Madiun_Affair

1948: Defeated by the Indian Army, the Nizam of Hyderabad surrenders his sovereignty over the Hyderabad State and joins the Indian Union
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Osman_Ali_Khan,_Asaf_Jah_VII
http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/95692446

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cfb8rqPEG58

1959: Laotian rightist Phoumi Nosavan, with Thailand support, attacks Vientiane, but the neutralists, with the help of the Phatet Lao and the Soviets, repulse the attack

1964: North Vietnamese Army begins infiltration in South Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/north-vietnamese-army-begins-infiltration

1988: Military coup in Burma. The constitution is suspended. The military starts a deadly offensive against pro-democracy demonstrators, killing thousands and found the State Law and Order Restoration Council (Slorc)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/State_Peace_and_Development_Council
http://www.dw.com/en/the-uprising-of-1988/a-17005335

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KhGrG1aqSYA

2002: Symbolic opening of the border between the two Koreas

2002-09-18 Ouverture DMZ

On 18 September in South Asian history

ON 18 SEPTEMBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 18, 2017

1906: Birth of Kaka Hathrasi, Indian satirist poet and author who died on September 18, 1995
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/kaka-hathrasi.html
http://www.poemhunter.com/kaka-hathrasi/biography/

Kaka Hathrasi

1948: Defeated by the Indian Army, the Nizam of Hyderabad surrenders his sovereignty over the Hyderabad State and joins the Indian Union
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Osman_Ali_Khan,_Asaf_Jah_VII
http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/95692446
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/18th-september-1948-operation-polo-is-terminated-after-the-indian-army-accepts-the-surrender-of-the-nizam-of-hyderabads-army

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cfb8rqPEG58

1950: Birth of Shabana Azmi, Indian actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shabana_Azmi

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=243wjJ_Z8yI

1950: Birth of Vishnuvardhan, Indian actor who died on December 30, 2009
http://chiloka.com/celebrity/vishnuvardhan
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vishnuvardhan_(actor)

 

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

1954: Birth of Murtaza Bhutto, Pakistani politician, killed by police on September 19, 1996
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murtaza_Bhutto

1966: General (rtd) Musa Khan is sworn as Governor of West Pakistan, succeeding to Amir Mohammad Khan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Musa_Khan

1969: Religious riots in Ahmedabad (India), up to 22 September: 500 dead
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1969_Gujarat_riots

1995: Death of Kaka Hathrasi, Indian satirist poet and author, born on September 18, 1906 (see above)

2005: First free election in Afghanistan. The result will be known on October 22

2007: President General Pervez Musharraf announces that he will step down as army chief and restore civilian rule to Pakistan, but only after he is re-elected president

2012: Trinamool Congress quits India coalition over reform plan. A key regional party, it has pulled out of India’s governing coalition over its decision to open up the retail sector to global supermarket chains

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-19637424

2012: Pakistan Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf says he will obey Supreme Court order to reopen a corruption case against the country’s president
http://www.euronews.com/2012/09/18/pakistan-pm-vows-to-probe-zardari-corruption-allegations/
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2012/09/20129181154102792.html

On 18 September in Southeast Asian history

ON 18 SEPTEMBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 18, 2017

1811: Dutch surrender to British at Salatiga (Java)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Invasion_of_Java_(1811)

1948: In Dutch Indies PKI attempts a coup in Madiun and kills pro-government officers there
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Madiun_Affair

1949: In Cambodia, dissolution of the parliament

1959: Laotian rightist Phoumi Nosavan, with Thailand support, attacks Vientiane, but the neutralists, with the help of the Phatet Lao and the Soviets, repulse the attack

1964: North Vietnamese Army begins infiltration in South Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/north-vietnamese-army-begins-infiltration

1988: Military coup in Burma. The constitution is suspended. The military starts a deadly offensive against pro-democracy demonstrators, killing thousands and found the State Law and Order Restoration Council (Slorc)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/State_Peace_and_Development_Council
http://www.dw.com/en/the-uprising-of-1988/a-17005335

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KhGrG1aqSYA

2007: Buddhist monks join anti-government protesters in Myanmar, starting what was called the Saffron Revolution


http://www.oxfordburmaalliance.org/saffron-revolution.html
http://burmacampaign.org.uk/about-burma/2007-uprising-in-burma/
http://www.economist.com/node/9867036

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

2008: In Singapore, foundation of the Reform Party by J. B. Jeyaretnam
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reform_Party_(Singapore)

2016: Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi is honoured as the 2016 humanitarian of the year by students and faculty at the Harvard Foundation
http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/southeast-asia/article/2020415/nobel-laureate-aung-san-suu-kyi-gets-harvard-humanitarian

On 18 September in Japan’s history

ON 18 SEPTEMBER IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on September 18, 2017

1598: Death of Toyotomi Hideyoshi, Japanese warlord, born February 2, 1536
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/profilesofasianleaders/tp/hideyoshitimelines.htm
http://www.samurai-archives.com/hideyoshi.html

1931: Mukden (Shenyang) Incident or Manchurian Incident provoked by the Japanese, pretext for invading Manchuria
http://www.ndl.go.jp/modern/e/cha4/description01.html
http://www.slideshare.net/jcrowder/the-manchurian-incident

1945: General MacArthur moves his command to Tokyo as he prepares for his new role as archictect of democratic Japan
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/macarthur-in-tokyo

1946: Birth of Akira Kamiya, Japanese actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Akira_Kamiya

1949: Birth of Sokyu Fujita, Japanese actor
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0297842/
http://asianwiki.com/Sokyu_Fujita

1954: Birth of Takao Doi, Japanese astronaut
http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/doi.html

1973: Birth of Ami Onuki, Japanese singer
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ami_Onuki

 

Holidays and observances

Island Language Day (Okinawa Prefecture)