Daily Archives: 5 octobre 2017

On 5 October in Asian history

ON 5 OCTOBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on October 5, 2017

1412: Shoko becomes the 101st emperor of Japan upon the abdication of his father, Go-Komatsu. His actual coronation will be two years later
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Sh%C5%8Dk%C5%8D

1614: First Japanese diplomatic mission, led by Tsunenaga Hasekura,  arrives in Europe
http://www.artsales.com/ARTistory/Xavier/Hasekura.html
http://www.jref.com/articles/hasekura-tsunenaga.293/

hasekura-tsunenaga

1714: Death of Kaibara Ekken, Japanese philosopher, born on December 17, 1630
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kaibara_Ekken

1864: The Indian city of Calcutta is almost totally destroyed by a cyclone. 60,000 died

1900: Birth of Bing Xin, Chinese writer and poet, who died on February 28, 1999
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bingxin
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9379.html

bing-xin

1904: Birth of famous Chinese painter Fu Baoshi, who died on September 29, 1965
http://www.chinaonlinemuseum.com/painting-fu-baoshi.php
https://www.google.fr/search?q=Fu+Baoshi&biw=1138&bih=523&tbm=isch&source=lnms&sa=X&ved=0CAcQ_AUoAWoVChMIs4S3jLOpyAIVSu4aCh1dnAvG&dpr=1.2

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jlgn5AyZWlY

1909: Death of Chinese reformist scholar Zhang Zhidong, born on September 4, 1837
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhang_Zhidong
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9655.html

ichangg001p1

1911: The Kowloon-Canton Railway commences service between Kowloon and Canton
http://www.hkrs.org.hk/mcorner/memword/kcrhistory/index.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kowloon%E2%80%93Canton_Railway

1921: Birth of Pham Duy, Vietnamese singer-songwriter who died on January 27, 2013
http://vietnamtranquanghai.blogspot.fr/2012/12/wikipedia-pham-duy-biography.html

1929: Birth of Naoyuki Suzuki, Japanese film writer and producer, who died on November 26, 2005
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0840649/

Naoyuki Suzuki

1929: Death of  Varghese Payapilly Palakkappilly, Indian Syrian Catholic priest and Servant of God, born on August 8 1876
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Varghese_Payapilly_Palakkappilly

1940: Communist Chinese New 4th Army counterattack and defeat Nationalist Chinese troops at Huangqiao (« Yellow Bridge »), Jiangsu Province, capturing great quantities of weapons and ammunition
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=321
http://www.republicanchina.org/The-Battle-of-Huangqiao.htm

1945: First landing of French forces in Indochina after World War II

1945: Tentara Keamanan Rakyat (later ABRI, TNI), Indonesian armed forces are founded. Naval forces are founded as Angkatan Laut Republik Indonesia (ALRI, later TNI-AL). October 5 is celebrated as Armed Forces Day

1946: Birth of Zahida Hina, Pakistani columnist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zahida_Hina

1952: Birth of Yutaka Nakajima, Japanese actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0620073/
http://www.setcelebs.com/yutaka-nakajima.html

1960: The third congress of the Vietnam Workers’ Party decides two purposes: the construction of socialism in North, and the liberation of South through an united front

1961: In Beijing, signature of a border treaty with Nepal

1963: Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge reports to President John F. Kennedy from Saigon that South Vietnamese generals are planning a coup against President Ngo Dinh Diem
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/south-vietnamese-generals-plan-coup

1963: China rejects an Indian offer of international arbitration for their border conflict

1964: Birth of Keiji Fujiwara, Japanese voice actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keiji_Fujiwara

1976: Birth of Song Seung-hun, South Korean actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Song_Seung-hun

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Now17VL9YhU

1976: Birth of Royston Tan, Singaporean screenwriter & director
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0848892/

1989: The 14th Dalai Lama, tenzin Gyatso is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize
http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/1989/press.html
http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/1989/lama.html
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/dalai-lama-wins-peace-prize

1993: China set off an underground nuclear explosion

2003: In Japan, the Liberal Party, founded in 1996, is dissolved and integrated in the Democratic Party led by Naoto Kan

2004: General Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono is proclaimed the winner of Indonesia presidential election with 60,6 % of the votes vs 39,4 % to president Megawati Sukarnoputri, in the first direct election of the president

2008: In Thailand, police arrest one of the leaders of the anti-government protests that have surrounded Bangkok’s Government House for over a month, Chamlong Srimuang, a former general, on charges of insurrection
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2008/10/2008105417840214.html

2008: Death of Ken Ogata, Japanese actor, born on July 20, 1937
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ken_Ogata


http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x72s4k_gackt-message-about-ken-ogata_music

2008: At least 27 people are killed and about 80 wounded in a suicide bomb attack in Sri Lanka. Janaka Perera, a former general who became an opposition leader, was among those killed
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2008/10/200810634626366820.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7653945.stm

2009: Five United Nations staff are killed in a suicide attack on the UN’s World Food Program offices in Islamabad, the Pakistan’s capital
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2009/10/200910563927833874.html

2010: Chinese premier Wen Jiabao and his Japanese counterpart Naoto Kan hold impromptu talks at the Asia-Europe summit in Brussels, in the first high-level contact between the countries since a bitter territorial dispute erupted a month ago
http://www.france24.com/en/20101005-China-Japan-resume-talks-brussels-asia-europe-summit

2014: Princess Noriko marries the eldest son of the head priest of the Izumo Taisha grand shrine in Shimane Prefecture, thereby relinquishing her Imperial status. http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2014/10/05/national/princess-noriko-marries-son-of-izumo-taisha-priest-relinquishes-royal-status/#.VDG7r71OLTY

2015 : Chinese pharmacologist Tu Youyou, aged 85, becomes China’s first medicine Nobel laureate when it was announced Oct 5, 2015 that she was one of three scientists awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Médicine
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/11913662/Chinas-Tu-Youyou-learnt-of-Nobel-achievement-by-watching-television.html
http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/945622.shtml

2015 : The United States and 11 other Pacific Rim countries agree to a controversial trade pact that cuts trade barriers, sets labour and environmental standards and protects multinational corporations’ intellectual property
http://www.bbc.com/news/business-34444799
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2015/10/pacific-nations-reach-landmark-trade-pact-151005124604560.html

 

Holidays and observances

Indonesia: Forces Day

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 5 October in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 5 OCTOBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on October 5, 2017

1940: Communist Chinese New 4th Army counterattack and defeat Nationalist Chinese troops at Huangqiao (« Yellow Bridge »), Jiangsu Province, capturing great quantities of weapons and ammunition
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=321
http://www.republicanchina.org/The-Battle-of-Huangqiao.htm

1945: First landing of French forces in Indochina after World War II

1945: Tentara Keamanan Rakyat (later ABRI, TNI), Indonesian armed forces are founded. Naval forces are founded as Angkatan Laut Republik Indonesia (ALRI, later TNI-AL). October 5 is celebrated as Armed Forces Day

1961: In Beijing, signature of a border treaty with Nepal

1963: Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge reports to President John F. Kennedy from Saigon that South Vietnamese generals are planning a coup against President Ngo Dinh Diem
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/south-vietnamese-generals-plan-coup

1963: China rejects an Indian offer of international arbitration for their border conflict

1993: China set off an underground nuclear explosion

2008: At least 27 people are killed and about 80 wounded in a suicide bomb attack in Sri Lanka. Janaka Perera, a former general who became an opposition leader, was among those killed
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2008/10/200810634626366820.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7653945.stm

2009: Five United Nations staff are killed in a suicide attack on the UN’s World Food Program offices in Islamabad, the Pakistan’s capital
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2009/10/200910563927833874.html

2010: Chinese premier Wen Jiabao and his Japanese counterpart Naoto Kan hold impromptu talks at the Asia-Europe summit in Brussels, in the first high-level contact between the countries since a bitter territorial dispute erupted a month ago
http://www.france24.com/en/20101005-China-Japan-resume-talks-brussels-asia-europe-summit

 

On 5 October in South Asian history

ON 5 OCTOBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on October 5, 2017

1864: The Indian city of Calcutta is almost totally destroyed by a cyclone. 60,000 died

1929: Death of  Varghese Payapilly Palakkappilly, Indian Syrian Catholic priest and Servant of God, born on August 8 1876
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Varghese_Payapilly_Palakkappilly

1946: Birth of Zahida Hina, Pakistani columnist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zahida_Hina

1961: In Beijing, signature of a border treaty with Nepal

1963: China rejects an Indian offer of international arbitration for their border conflict

1989: The 14th Dalai Lama, tenzin Gyatso is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize
http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/1989/press.html
http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/1989/lama.html
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/dalai-lama-wins-peace-prize

2008: At least 27 people are killed and about 80 wounded in a suicide bomb attack in Sri Lanka. Janaka Perera, a former general who became an opposition leader, was among those killed
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2008/10/200810634626366820.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7653945.stm

2009: Five United Nations staff are killed in a suicide attack on the UN’s World Food Program offices in Islamabad, the Pakistan’s capital
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2009/10/200910563927833874.html

On 5 October in Japan’s history

ON 5 OCTOBER IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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

Updated on October 5, 2017

1412: Shoko becomes the 101st emperor of Japan upon the abdication of his father, Go-Komatsu. His actual coronation will be two years later
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Sh%C5%8Dk%C5%8D

1614: First Japanese diplomatic mission, led by Tsunenaga Hasekura,  arrives in Europe
http://www.artsales.com/ARTistory/Xavier/Hasekura.html
http://www.jref.com/articles/hasekura-tsunenaga.293/

hasekura-tsunenaga

1714: Death of Kaibara Ekken, Japanese philosopher, born on December 17, 1630
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kaibara_Ekken

1929: Birth of Naoyuki Suzuki, Japanese film writer and producer, who died on November 26, 2005
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0840649/

Naoyuki Suzuki

1952: Birth of Yutaka Nakajima, Japanese actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0620073/

1964: Birth of Keiji Fujiwara, Japanese voice actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keiji_Fujiwara

2003: In Japan, the Liberal Party, founded in 1996, is dissolved and integrated in the Democratic Party led by Naoto Kan

2008: Death of Ken Ogata, Japanese actor, born on July 20, 1937
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ken_Ogata


http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x72s4k_gackt-message-about-ken-ogata_music

2010: Chinese premier Wen Jiabao and his Japanese counterpart Naoto Kan hold impromptu talks at the Asia-Europe summit in Brussels, in the first high-level contact between the countries since a bitter territorial dispute erupted a month ago
http://www.france24.com/en/20101005-China-Japan-resume-talks-brussels-asia-europe-summit

2014: Princess Noriko marries the eldest son of the head priest of the Izumo Taisha grand shrine in Shimane Prefecture, thereby relinquishing her Imperial status. http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2014/10/05/national/princess-noriko-marries-son-of-izumo-taisha-priest-relinquishes-royal-status/#.VDG7r71OLTY

On 5 October in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 5 OCTOBER IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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

Updated on October 5, 2017

1900: Birth of Bing Xin, Chinese writer and poet, who died on February 28, 1999
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bingxin
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9379.html

bing-xin

1904: Birth of famous Chinese painter Fu Baoshi, who died on September 29, 1965
http://www.chinaonlinemuseum.com/painting-fu-baoshi.php
https://www.google.fr/search?q=Fu+Baoshi&biw=1138&bih=523&tbm=isch&source=lnms&sa=X&ved=0CAcQ_AUoAWoVChMIs4S3jLOpyAIVSu4aCh1dnAvG&dpr=1.2

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jlgn5AyZWlY

1909: Death of Chinese reformist scholar Zhang Zhidong, born on September 4, 1837
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhang_Zhidong
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9655.html

ichangg001p1

1911: The Kowloon-Canton Railway commences service between Kowloon and Canton
http://www.hkrs.org.hk/mcorner/memword/kcrhistory/index.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kowloon%E2%80%93Canton_Railway

1940: Communist Chinese New 4th Army counterattack and defeat Nationalist Chinese troops at Huangqiao (« Yellow Bridge »), Jiangsu Province, capturing great quantities of weapons and ammunition
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=321
http://www.republicanchina.org/The-Battle-of-Huangqiao.htm

1961: In Beijing, signature of a border treaty with Nepal

1963: China rejects an Indian offer of international arbitration for their border conflict

1989: The 14th Dalai Lama, tenzin Gyatso is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize
http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/1989/press.html
http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/1989/lama.html
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/dalai-lama-wins-peace-prize

1993: China set off an underground nuclear explosion

2010: Chinese premier Wen Jiabao and his Japanese counterpart Naoto Kan hold impromptu talks at the Asia-Europe summit in Brussels, in the first high-level contact between the countries since a bitter territorial dispute erupted a month ago
http://www.france24.com/en/20101005-China-Japan-resume-talks-brussels-asia-europe-summit

2015 : Chinese pharmacologist Tu Youyou, aged 85, becomes China’s first medicine Nobel laureate when it was announced Oct 5, 2015 that she was one of three scientists awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/photo/2015-10/06/content_15325383.html
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/11913662/Chinas-Tu-Youyou-learnt-of-Nobel-achievement-by-watching-television.html
http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/945622.shtml