Daily Archives: 24 septembre 2017

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 24 September in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICS AND STRATEGY ON 24 SEPTEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 24, 2017

1762: Biginning of the Battle of Manila, during the Seven Years’ War between the Kingdom of Great Britain and the Kingdom of Spain in and around Manila, the capital of the Philippines, a Spanish colony at that time

1877: Battle of Shiroyama, decisive victory of the imperial Japanese Army over the samurai Satsuma Rebellion
http://militaryhistory.about.com/od/battleswars1800s/p/shiroyama.htm

1955: Chin Peng, leader of the Malaya Communist Party  sends a letter to Tunku Abdul Rahman and other members of the government, saying that the MCP was willing to send an envoy to negotiate peace

1968: Thakin Than Tun, chairman of the Communist Party of Burma (White Flag) is killed by one on his security officer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thakin_Than_Tun

1975: In New York, last meeting of SEATO and decision to dissolve the organization (effective in 1977)

1991: North and South Korea become members of United Nations

1996: China signs the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) at the United Nations
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comprehensive_Nuclear-Test-Ban_Treaty

2010: Japanese authorities release the captain of a Chinese trawler who was arrested two weeks ago near islands claimed by China and Japan, defusing a dispute that had sent ties between the Asian powers to their lowest point in years
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/25/world/asia/25chinajapan.html?_r=1&ref=asia
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-11403241

2012: Chinese ships plied the waters of a disputed island chain, Japan’s coastguard said, as a fleet of Taiwanese fishing boats set sail for the area, vowing to stake Taipei’s claim.
http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20120924-373489.html

 

On 24 September in South Asian history

ON 24 SEPTEMBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 24, 2017

1534: Birth of Guru Ram Das, Fourth Master of Sikhism, died on September 1, 1581
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guru_Ram_Das

1674: Second Tantrik Coronation of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj
http://www.hindujagruti.org/hinduism/national-icons/shivaji-maharaj/
http://www.importantindia.com/9529/shivaji-maharaj-biography/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vcCHuvcx4qw

1861: Birth of Bhikaiji Cama, Indian activist who died on August 13, 1936
http://www.kamat.com/kalranga/itihas/cama.htm

1873: Establishment of « Satyashodhak Samaj”, (Truth-seeker Movement) at Pune, Maharashtra, India by Mahatma Jyotirao Phule
http://mulnivasiorganiser.bamcef.org/?p=245

1925: Birth of Autar Singh Paintal, Indian medical scientist, who died on December 21, 2004
http://rsbm.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/52/251.abstract

1932: Gandhi and Dr. B. R. Ambedkar agree to the Poona Pact, which reserved seats in the Indian provincial legislatures for the « Depressed Classes » (Untouchables)
http://bspindia.org/what-is-poona-pact.php

1998: As precondition to the restoration of diplomatic relations with UK, Iran renounces to the fatwa against Salman Rushdie
http://www.contemporarywriters.com/authors/?p=auth87

2002: In India, Swaminarayan Temple in Gandhinagar (capital of Gujarat) is attacked. Around 30 Hindu are killed and 50 wounded
http://www.swaminarayan.org/news/2002/09/akshardham/report.htm
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/24th-september-2002-terrorists-attack-the-akshardham-temple-in-gandhinagar-gujarat

2004: Death of Indian physicist Raja Ramanna, born on January 28, 1925
http://www.vigyanprasar.gov.in/scientists/RRamanna.htm

2006: Death of Padmini, Indian actress, born on June 12, 1932
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/5377366.stm
http://www.nytimes.com/2006/10/02/arts/02ramachandran.html?mcubz=3

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bfFJAti47BE

2012: Death of Thilakan, Indian actor, born on July 15, 1938
http://www.thehindu.com/features/cinema/malayalam-thespian-thilakan-dead/article3931223.ece

2014: An Indian spacecraft reaches Mars and enters the planet’s orbit, in a historic feat crowning India as the first country to execute such a mission in its maiden attempt
http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-28268186
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2014/09/india-triumphs-with-first-mission-mars-201492424235943945.html
http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/interactive/2014/09/india-mission-mars-orbiter-infographic-2014923164346339601.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/science/mars-mission.html

 

 

On 24 September in Southeast Asian history

ON 24 SEPTEMBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 24, 2017

1669 : Manuel de Leon takes possession of the Philippines as new governor-general
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1277/today-in-philippine-history-september-24-1669-manuel-de-leon-took-possession-of-the-philippines-as-new-governorgeneral

1714: Birth of Alaungpaya, Burmese king who died on May 11, 1760

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

alaungpaya

1762: Biginning of the Battle of Manila, during the Seven Years’ War between the Kingdom of Great Britain and the Kingdom of Spain in and around Manila, the capital of the Philippines, a Spanish colony at that time

1841: The sultan of Brunei bestows James Brook the title of Governor of Sarawak
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarawak

1929: Death of Prince Mahidol of the Kingdom of Thailand, born on January 1, 1892
http://w08.psu.ac.th/en/node/292

1955: Chin Peng, leader of the Malaya Communist Party  sends a letter to Tunku Abdul Rahman and other members of the government, saying that the MCP was willing to send an envoy to negotiate peace

1967: In Saigon, Hue, and Da Nang, demonstrations are staged against the recent election of President Nguyen Van Thieu and Vice President Nguyen Cao Ky, led by the militant Buddhist faction
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/political-instability-continues-in-south-vietnam

1968: Thakin Than Tun, chairman of the Communist Party of Burma (White Flag) is killed by one on his security officer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thakin_Than_Tun

1969: Ton Duc Thang is elected president of North Vietnam, succeding to Ho Chi-Minh
http://archives.chicagotribune.com/1969/09/25/page/42/article/ton-duc-thang-81-to-succeed-ho-as-president-of-n-viet-nam
http://alphahistory.com/vietnamwar/ton-duc-thang/

1975: In New York, last meeting of SEATO and decision to dissolve the organization (effective in 1977)

1993: Promulgation of the new constitution of Cambodia. Norodom Sihanouk, 38 years after he abdicated is again king of Cambodia. Norordom Ranariddh becomes First Premier and Hun Sen Second Premier
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9302.html

https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Constitution_of_the_Kingdom_of_Cambodia
http://biography.yourdictionary.com/prince-norodom-sihanouk

1997: In Vietnam, Tran Duc Luong is elected president of the republic, and Phan Van Khai becomes prime minister
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tr%E1%BA%A7n_%C4%90%E1%BB%A9c_L%C6%B0%C6%A1ng
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phan_V%C4%83n_Kh%E1%BA%A3i

2007: Between 30,000 and 100,000 people take part in anti-government protests in Yangon, Burma, the largest in 20 years.

2012: Myanmar’s President Thein Sein heads to the United States for a landmark visit that coincides with a triumphal American tour by opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi
http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20120924-373491.html

 2013: Cambodia’s parliament approves a new five-year term for Prime Minister Hun Sen following weeks of political turmoil over his disputed election win.
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2013/09/201392422511798873.html
http://www.voanews.com/content/hun-sen-calls-on-opposition-members-to-take-parliamentary-oaths/1755771.h

 

Holidays and observances

Constitution Day (Cambodia)

Mahidol Day (Thailand)

On 24 September in Japan’s history

ON 24 SEPTEMBER IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on September 24, 2017

1732: Death of Reigen, 112th emperor Japan, born on July 9, 1654
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Reigen_of_Japan

1877: Battle of Shiroyama, decisive victory of the imperial Japanese Army over the samurai Satsuma Rebellion
http://militaryhistory.about.com/od/battleswars1800s/p/shiroyama.htm

1877: Death of Takamori Saigo, samurai, leader of Satmura rebellion, born on February 7, 1827
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takamori_Saigo

1948: The Honda Motor Company is founded in Japan

1981: birth of Yuki Matsuzaki, Japanese actor and producer
http://www.yukimatsuzaki.com/eng/resume.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7KzqpnHmSoc

2008: Taro Aso is named Japan’s third prime minister in the space of two years following a vote in the lower house of the country’s parliament
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2008/09/20089247482915732.html

2010: Japanese authorities release the captain of a Chinese trawler who was arrested two weeks ago near islands claimed by China and Japan, defusing a dispute that had sent ties between the Asian powers to their lowest point in years
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/25/world/asia/25chinajapan.html?_r=1&ref=asia
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-11403241

2012: Chinese ships plied the waters of a disputed island chain, Japan’s coastguard said, as a fleet of Taiwanese fishing boats set sail for the area, vowing to stake Taipei’s claim.
http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20120924-373489.html

 

On 24 September in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

 

ON 24 SEPTEMBER IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on September 24, 2017

1910: Birth of Chinese playright Cao Yu, who died on December 13, 1996
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cao_Yu

1945: Birth of Kuan Tai Chen, Chinese actor and producer
http://www.hkcinemagic.com/en/people.asp?id=328
http://www.lovehkfilm.com/people/chen_kuan_tai.htm
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0155291/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NU0HJEkuhX8

1946: Cathay Pacific Airways is founded in Hong Kong

1962: The Chinese Communist Party Central Committee, following Mao Zedong, denounces the revisionists in the party and the state, condemns the chauvinism of great powers and says that China has a right of an independent policy

1962: Birth of Rosamund Kwan, Hong Kong Actress
http://www.brns.com/pages/kwanpict.html

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

1967: Birth of William So, Hong Kong Singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_So

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2MF40M-qv54

1982: Margaret Thatcher and Deng Xiaoping decide to open negotiations on the future of Hong Kong
https://www.theatlantic.com/china/archive/2013/04/when-margaret-thatcher-came-to-china/274796/
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9260.html
http://www.margaretthatcher.org/archive/1982cac5.asp

1996: China signs the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) at the United Nations
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comprehensive_Nuclear-Test-Ban_Treaty

2002: The Hong Kong government released its proposals for the anti-subversion law. It is the cause of considerable controversy and division in Hong Kong

2010: Japanese authorities release the captain of a Chinese trawler who was arrested two weeks ago near islands claimed by China and Japan, defusing a dispute that had sent ties between the Asian powers to their lowest point in years
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/25/world/asia/25chinajapan.html?_r=1&ref=asia
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-11403241

2012: Chinese ships plied the waters of a disputed island chain, Japan’s coastguard said, as a fleet of Taiwanese fishing boats set sail for the area, vowing to stake Taipei’s claim.
http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20120924-373489.html

2012: Wang Lijun, police chief at heart of Bo Xilai scandal jailed for 15 years
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/9562219/Neil-Heywood-murder-police-chief-was-collaborator-and-whistleblower.html

 

 

On 24 September in Asian history

ON 24 SEPTEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 24, 2017

1534: Birth of Guru Ram Das, Fourth Master of Sikhism, died on September 1, 1581
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guru_Ram_Das

1669 : Manuel de Leon takes possession of the Philippines as new governor-general
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1277/today-in-philippine-history-september-24-1669-manuel-de-leon-took-possession-of-the-philippines-as-new-governorgeneral

1674: Second Tantrik Coronation of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj
http://www.hindujagruti.org/hinduism/national-icons/shivaji-maharaj/
http://www.importantindia.com/9529/shivaji-maharaj-biography/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vcCHuvcx4qw

1714: Birth of Alaungpaya, Burmese king who died on May 11, 1760
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaungpaya

alaungpaya

1732: Death of Reigen, 112th emperor Japan, born on July 9, 1654
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Reigen_of_Japan

1762: Biginning of the Battle of Manila, during the Seven Years’ War between the Kingdom of Great Britain and the Kingdom of Spain in and around Manila, the capital of the Philippines, a Spanish colony at that time

1841: The sultan of Brunei bestows James Brook the title of Governor of Sarawak
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarawak

1861: Birth of Bhikaiji Cama, Indian activist who died on August 13, 1936
http://www.kamat.com/kalranga/itihas/cama.htm

1873: Establishment of « Satyashodhak Samaj”, (Truth-seeker Movement) at Pune, Maharashtra, India by Mahatma Jyotirao Phule
http://mulnivasiorganiser.bamcef.org/?p=245

1877: Battle of Shiroyama, decisive victory of the imperial Japanese Army over the samurai Satsuma Rebellion
http://militaryhistory.about.com/od/battleswars1800s/p/shiroyama.htm

1877: Death of Takamori Saigo, samurai, leader of Satmura rebellion, born on February 7, 1827
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takamori_Saigo

1910: Birth of Chinese playright Cao Yu, who died on December 13, 1996
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cao_Yu

1925: Birth of Autar Singh Paintal, Indian medical scientist, who died on December 21, 2004
http://rsbm.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/52/251.abstract

1929: Death of Prince Mahidol of the Kingdom of Thailand, born on January 1, 1892
http://w08.psu.ac.th/en/node/292

1932: Gandhi and Dr. B. R. Ambedkar agree to the Poona Pact, which reserved seats in the Indian provincial legislatures for the « Depressed Classes » (Untouchables)
http://bspindia.org/what-is-poona-pact.php

1945: Birth of Kuan Tai Chen, Chinese actor and producer
http://www.hkcinemagic.com/en/people.asp?id=328
http://www.lovehkfilm.com/people/chen_kuan_tai.htm
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0155291/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NU0HJEkuhX8

1946: Cathay Pacific Airways is founded in Hong Kong

1948: The Honda Motor Company is founded in Japan

1955: Chin Peng, leader of the Malaya Communist Party  sends a letter to Tunku Abdul Rahman and other members of the government, saying that the MCP was willing to send an envoy to negotiate peace

1962: The Chinese Communist Party Central Committee, following Mao Zedong, denounces the revisionists in the party and the state, condemns the chauvinism of great powers and says that China has a right of an independent policy

1962: Birth of Rosamund Kwan, Hong Kong Actress
http://www.brns.com/pages/kwanpict.html

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

1967: Birth of William So, Hong Kong Singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_So

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2MF40M-qv54

1967: In Saigon, Hue, and Da Nang, demonstrations are staged against the recent election of President Nguyen Van Thieu and Vice President Nguyen Cao Ky, led by the militant Buddhist faction
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/political-instability-continues-in-south-vietnam

1968: Thakin Than Tun, chairman of the Communist Party of Burma (White Flag) is killed by one on his security officer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thakin_Than_Tun

1969: Ton Duc Thang is elected president of North Vietnam, succeding to Ho Chi-Minh
http://archives.chicagotribune.com/1969/09/25/page/42/article/ton-duc-thang-81-to-succeed-ho-as-president-of-n-viet-nam
http://alphahistory.com/vietnamwar/ton-duc-thang/

1975: In New York, last meeting of SEATO and decision to dissolve the organization (effective in 1977)

1979: Birth of Kim Jong-min, Korean singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kim_Jong_Min

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Alh3xb1qUgk&feature=related

1982: Margaret Thatcher and Deng Xiaoping decide to open negotiations on the future of Hong Kong
https://www.theatlantic.com/china/archive/2013/04/when-margaret-thatcher-came-to-china/274796/
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9260.html
http://www.margaretthatcher.org/archive/1982cac5.asp

1991: North and South Korea become members of United Nations

1993: Promulgation of the new constitution of Cambodia. Norodom Sihanouk, 38 years after he abdicated is again king of Cambodia. Norordom Ranariddh becomes First Premier and Hun Sen Second Premier
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9302.html

https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Constitution_of_the_Kingdom_of_Cambodia
http://biography.yourdictionary.com/prince-norodom-sihanouk

1996: China signs the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) at the United Nations
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comprehensive_Nuclear-Test-Ban_Treaty

1997: In Vietnam, Tran Duc Luong is elected president of the republic, and Phan Van Khai becomes prime minister
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tr%E1%BA%A7n_%C4%90%E1%BB%A9c_L%C6%B0%C6%A1ng
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phan_V%C4%83n_Kh%E1%BA%A3i

1998: As precondition to the restoration of diplomatic relations with UK, Iran renounces to the fatwa against Salman Rushdie
http://www.nytimes.com/1998/09/25/world/iran-drops-rushdie-death-threat-and-britain-renews-teheran-ties.html?mcubz=3

2002: The Hong Kong government released its proposals for the anti-subversion law. It is the cause of considerable controversy and division in Hong Kong

2002: In India, Swaminarayan Temple in Gandhinagar (capital of Gujarat) is attacked. Around 30 Hindu are killed and 50 wounded
http://www.swaminarayan.org/news/2002/09/akshardham/report.htm
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/24th-september-2002-terrorists-attack-the-akshardham-temple-in-gandhinagar-gujarat

2003: The Liberal Party merges with the Democratic Party of Japan

2004: Death of Indian physicist Raja Ramanna, born on January 28, 1925
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/3685396.stm
https://www.theguardian.com/science/2004/oct/01/guardianobituaries.obituaries

2006: Death of Padmini, Indian actress, born on June 12, 1932
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/5377366.stm
http://www.nytimes.com/2006/10/02/arts/02ramachandran.html?mcubz=3

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bfFJAti47BE

2007: Between 30,000 and 100,000 people take part in anti-government protests in Yangon, Burma, the largest in 20 years.

2008: Taro Aso is named Japan’s third prime minister in the space of two years following a vote in the lower house of the country’s parliament
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/sep/24/japan

2010: Japanese authorities release the captain of a Chinese trawler who was arrested two weeks ago near islands claimed by China and Japan, defusing a dispute that had sent ties between the Asian powers to their lowest point in years
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/25/world/asia/25chinajapan.html?_r=1&ref=asia
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-11403241

2012: Death of Thilakan, Indian actor, born on July 15, 1938
http://www.thehindu.com/features/cinema/malayalam-thespian-thilakan-dead/article3931223.ece

2012: Chinese ships plied the waters of a disputed island chain, Japan’s coastguard said, as a fleet of Taiwanese fishing boats set sail for the area, vowing to stake Taipei’s claim.
http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20120924-373489.html

2012: Myanmar’s President Thein Sein heads to the United States for a landmark visit that coincides with a triumphal American tour by opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi
http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20120924-373491.html

 2013: Cambodia’s parliament approves a new five-year term for Prime Minister Hun Sen following weeks of political turmoil over his disputed election win.
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2013/09/201392422511798873.html
http://www.voanews.com/content/hun-sen-calls-on-opposition-members-to-take-parliamentary-oaths/1755771.html

2014: An Indian spacecraft reaches Mars and enters the planet’s orbit, in a historic feat crowning India as the first country to execute such a mission in its maiden attempt
http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-28268186
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2014/09/india-triumphs-with-first-mission-mars-201492424235943945.html
http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/interactive/2014/09/india-mission-mars-orbiter-infographic-2014923164346339601.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/science/mars-mission.html

2014: Japan imposes additional sanctions on Russia for its involvement in the Ukraine crisis
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-29345451
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/japan-says-visit-putin-aide-disputed-island-regrettable

 

Holidays and observances

Constitution Day (Cambodia)

Mahidol Day (Thailand)