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On 9 October in Asian history

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ON 9 OCTOBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on October 9, 2017

1446: The Hangul alphabet is published in Korea. Before the Korean were writing in Chinese
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hangul_Day

1594: The Portuguese army is annihilated by the Kingdom of Kandy on Sri Lanka, bringing an end to the Campaign of Danture.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Campaign_of_Danture

1597: Death of Ashikaga Yoshiaki, the last shogun of the Ashikaga shogunate
http://samurai-archives.com/yoshiaki.html

1740: Within Batavia, 5,000 Chinese are massacred by the Dutch and the following year, Chinese inhabitants will be moved to Glodok outside the city walls

1793: Death of Jean Joseph Marie Amiot, French missionary in China from 1750 to his death, born on February 8, 1718
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jean_Joseph_Marie_Amiot

1799: Death of Mgr Pigneau de Behaine (Qui Nhon), French Catholic priest best known for his role in assisting Nguyen Anh (later Emperor Gia Long) to establish the Nguyen dynasty in Vietnam after the Tay Son rebellion, born on November 2, 1741
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pigneau_de_Behaine
http://countrystudies.us/vietnam/13.htm

1835: A Royal College is established in Colombo, Ceylon (Sri Lanka) with the name Hillstreet Academy
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_College,_Colombo

1858: Treaty of Amity and Commerce between France and Japan
http://en.academic.ru/dic.nsf/enwiki/9746512

1877: Birth of Gopabandhu Das, Indian journalist, poet, and activist who died on June 17, 1928
http://www.poemhunter.com/gopabandhu-das/biography/

1942: The last day of the October Matanikau action on Guadalcanal as United States Marine Corps forces withdraw back across the Matanikau River after destroying most of the Imperial Japanese Army’s 4th Infantry Regiment
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Actions_along_the_Matanikau

1945: Kijuro Shidehara becomes the 44th Japanese Prime Minister up to May 1946
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=24204552

Kijuro Shidehara

1945: Birth of Amjad Ali Khan, Indian sarod player
http://www.sarod.com/about.html

1947: Japanese communists collaborate with the American to make more democratic the empire political system

1949: Indian Territorial Army is established
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/9th-october-1949-the-territorial-army-was-established

1950: Birth of Reichi Nakaido, Japanese rock guitarist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reichi_Nakaido

1950: In Korea, start of the Goyang Geumjeong Cave massacre
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goyang_Geumjeong_Cave_Massacre

1956: Birth of Lu Hsiao-fen, Taiwanese actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0523716/

1959: Death of Shirō Ishii, Japanese general and director of the biological warfare unit 731. Born on June 25, 1892
http://www.moreorless.net.au/killers/ishii.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shir%C5%8D_Ishii

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ycQiAcGjuY

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2HEbZYArIG8

1963: China rejects Indian offer of an international arbitration to solve their border dispute

1966: Hanoi and the National Liberation Front (South Vietnam communists) turn down a British peace plan proposed by George Brown to the Labor party and the United Nations

1966: During the Vietnam War, Binh Tai massacre by South Korea forces
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Binh_Tai_massacre

1970: The pro-American Khmer Republic is proclaimed in Cambodia by General Lon Nol
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/khmer-republic-proclaimed-in-cambodia 
https://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/lon-nol-5993.php

1970: Birth of Park Sang-min, South Korean actor
http://star.koreandrama.org/?p=889
http://www.hancinema.net/korean_Park_Sang-min.php

1971: Japans emperor Hirohito visits Netherlands

1978: Birth of Rossa, Indonesian singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rossa_(singer)


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NzKbG0Ny9CE

1979: Foundation of the Cambodian people Liberation National Front, including royalists and Khmer Rouge against the pro-Vietnam government
http://countrystudies.us/cambodia/74.htm

1980: Pope John Paul II shakes hands with the Dalai Lama during a private audience in Vatican City.

Dalai Lama and John Paul 2

1983: Attempted assassination of South Korean President Chun Doo-hwan during a visit to Burma. Chun survives but the blast kills 17 of his entourage, including four ministers, and 17 others are injured
http://hlaoo1980.blogspot.fr/p/chun-doo-hwan-kang-ming-chul.html
http://thediplomat.com/2014/05/the-ghosts-of-koreas-killers/
http://www.absoluteastronomy.com/topics/Rangoon_bombing#encyclopedia

1987: Death of Guru Gopinath, Indian classic dancer
http://www.narthaki.com/info/profiles/profil13.html

1991: For the first time in history, a sumo wrestling tournament is organized outside Japan
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/october/9/newsid_2536000/2536783.stm

1995: Death of Kukrit Pramoj, PM of Thailand (1975-76), born on April 20, 1911
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/obituary-kukrit-pramoj-1577030.html
http://www.nytimes.com/1995/10/10/world/kukrit-pramoj-thai-ex-prime-minister-dies-at-84.html

http://www.tour-bangkok-legacies.com/kukrit-pramoj.html

kukrit-pramoj

1999: Death of Akhtar Hameed Khan, pioneer of Microcredit in developing countries , born on July 15,  1914
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Akhtar_Hameed_Khan

2002: India claims victory after completing a turbulent state election in Indian Kashmir which it long saw as an essential rite of passage before it could consider talks with Pakistan.
http://www.elections.in/jammu-and-kashmir/assembly-constituencies/2002-election-results.html
http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2002/10/kash-o22.html

2002: Koichi Tanaka (43), research scientist for precision equipment maker Shimadzu Corporation, wins Nobel prize. His development of methods of analyzing proteins, along with work by John Fenn of the United States and Kurt Wuethrich of Switzerland, paved the way for new drugs to tackle diseases
http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/chemistry/laureates/2002/tanaka-facts.html
http://www.shimadzu.com/about/nobel/noblesoul/

2004: First free Presidential elections in Afghanistan after the Taliban, won by Hamid Karzai with 55,5 % of the votes
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Afghan_presidential_election,_2004

2006: North Korea announced that it had conducted its first nuclear weapons test, drawing condemnation from around the world
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/6032525.stm
http://www.globalsecurity.org/wmd/world/dprk/nuke-test.htm

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2006: Cambodian PM Hun Sen began a six-day official visit to Australia
http://www.embassyofcambodia.org.nz/October06/October1.htm

2006: Death of Kanshi Ram, founder of India’s Bahujan Samaj Party (1984). The party was founded promote the interests of India’s low caste Hindus, also known as dalits, or untouchables.Born on March 15, 1934
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/kanshi-ram.html

Kanshi Ram

2006: Thailand’s king approves a post-coup Cabinet lineup, ushering in an interim government expected to rule the country for one year until the next elections are held.
 
2006: The UN Security Council officially nominated South Korean Foreign Minister Ban Ki-Moon to be the next UN secretary-general
http://www.securitycouncilreport.org/atf/cf/%7B65BFCF9B-6D27-4E9C-8CD3-CF6E4FF96FF9%7D/SGE%20Res%201715.pdf
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Nations_Secretary-General_selection,_2006

2007: Japan’s Cabinet approved plans to extend economic sanctions against North Korea, despite the communist state’s agreement to disable its main nuclear complex by year’s end
 
2009: Myanmar’s military government allowed Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, the leader of the country’s beleaguered democracy movement, to hold a rare meeting with foreign diplomats
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/10/world/asia/10myanmar.html?ref=asia
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2009/oct/09/aung-san-suu-kyi-diplomats

2009-11-04 ASSK & Campbell

2009: In Vietnam 9 activists are sentenced up to six years for hanging democracy banners and other acts against the state. Some of the activists were linked to an outlawed pro-democracy grouping called Bloc 8406.

2011: In Sri Lanka, President’s UPFA claims victory in 22 out of 23 local councils in contest marred by shootout that left three dead.
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2011/10/201110984854886773.html

2011: China marks 100th anniversary of revolution
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/44833714/ns/world_news-asia_pacific/

2012: North Korea says it has missiles that can hit the US mainland, in a statement two days after South Korea unveiled a missile deal with the US
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-19879935

2012: In Pakistan, 15 years old Malala Yousafzai, a young activist for the right of girls to go to school, is fired in the head by Taliban but survived and is now and international idol after been operated in UK
http://www.malala-yousafzai.com/2012/10/malala-yousafzai-biography.html

2012-10-09-malala-attack

2015: Death of Ravindra Jain, Indian composer and director, born onFebruary 28, 1944
http://indianexpress.com/article/entertainment/music/music-director-ravindra-jain-passes-away/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ravindra_Jain

 

Holidays and observances

Sri Lanka: Armed Forces Day

South Korea: Hangul Day celebrating the invention of hangul, the native Korean phonetic alphabet

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 9 October in Asian history

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WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 9 OCTOBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on October 9, 2017

1594: The Portuguese army is annihilated by the Kingdom of Kandy on Sri Lanka, bringing an end to the Campaign of Danture.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Campaign_of_Danture

1740: Within Batavia, 5,000 Chinese are massacred by the Dutch and the following year, Chinese inhabitants will be moved to Glodok outside the city walls

1858: Treaty of Amity and Commerce between France and Japan
http://en.academic.ru/dic.nsf/enwiki/9746512

1942: The last day of the October Matanikau action on Guadalcanal as United States Marine Corps forces withdraw back across the Matanikau River after destroying most of the Imperial Japanese Army’s 4th Infantry Regiment
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Actions_along_the_Matanikau

1947: Japanese communists collaborate with the American to make more democratic the empire political system

1949: Indian Territorial Army is established
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/9th-october-1949-the-territorial-army-was-established

1950: In Korea, start of the Goyang Geumjeong Cave massacre
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goyang_Geumjeong_Cave_Massacre

1959: Death of Shirō Ishii, Japanese general and director of the biological warfare unit 731. Born on June 25, 1892
http://www.moreorless.net.au/killers/ishii.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shir%C5%8D_Ishii

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ycQiAcGjuY

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2HEbZYArIG8

1963: China rejects Indian offer of an international arbitration to solve their border dispute

1966: Hanoi and the National Liberation Front (South Vietnam communists) turn down a British peace plan proposed by George Brown to the Labor party and the United Nations

1966: During the Vietnam War, Binh Tai massacre by South Korea forces
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Binh_Tai_massacre

1970: The pro-American Khmer Republic is proclaimed in Cambodia by General Lon Nol
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/khmer-republic-proclaimed-in-cambodia 
https://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/lon-nol-5993.php

1979: Foundation of the Cambodian people Liberation National Front, including royalists and Khmer Rouge against the pro-Vietnam government
http://countrystudies.us/cambodia/74.htm

1983: Attempted assassination of South Korean President Chun Doo-hwan during a visit to Burma. Chun survives but the blast kills 17 of his entourage, including four ministers, and 17 others are injured
http://hlaoo1980.blogspot.fr/p/chun-doo-hwan-kang-ming-chul.html
http://thediplomat.com/2014/05/the-ghosts-of-koreas-killers/
http://www.absoluteastronomy.com/topics/Rangoon_bombing#encyclopedia

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=24_YY4heY-w

2006: North Korea announced that it had conducted its first nuclear weapons test, drawing condemnation from around the world
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/6032525.stm
http://www.globalsecurity.org/wmd/world/dprk/nuke-test.htm

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2007: Japan’s Cabinet approved plans to extend economic sanctions against North Korea, despite the communist state’s agreement to disable its main nuclear complex by year’s end

2012: North Korea says it has missiles that can hit the US mainland, in a statement two days after South Korea unveiled a missile deal with the US.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-19879935

 

Holidays and observances

Sri Lanka: Armed Forces Day

On 9 October in South Asian history

2012-10-09-malala-attack

ON 9 OCTOBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on October 9, 2017

1594: The Portuguese army is annihilated by the Kingdom of Kandy on Sri Lanka, bringing an end to the Campaign of Danture.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Campaign_of_Danture

1835: A Royal College is established in Colombo, Ceylon (Sri Lanka) with the name Hillstreet Academy
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_College,_Colombo

1877: Birth of Gopabandhu Das, Indian journalist, poet, and activist who died on June 17, 1928
http://www.poemhunter.com/gopabandhu-das/biography/

1945: Birth of Amjad Ali Khan, Indian sarod player
http://www.sarod.com/about.html

1949: Indian Territorial Army is established
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/9th-october-1949-the-territorial-army-was-established

1963: China rejects Indian offer of an international arbitration to solve their border dispute

1980: Pope John Paul II shakes hands with the Dalai Lama during a private audience in Vatican City

Dalai Lama and John Paul 2

1987: Death of Guru Gopinath, Indian classic dancer
http://www.narthaki.com/info/profiles/profil13.html

1991: For the first time in history, a sumo wrestling tournament is organized outside Japan
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/october/9/newsid_2536000/2536783.stm

1999: Death of Akhtar Hameed Khan, pioneer of Microcredit in developing countries , born on July 15,  1914
http://www.yespakistan.com/heroofthepoor.asp

2002: The Indian governement claims victory after completing a turbulent state election in Indian Kashmir which it long saw as an essential rite of passage before it could consider talks with Pakistan.
http://www.elections.in/jammu-and-kashmir/assembly-constituencies/2002-election-results.html
http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2002/10/kash-o22.html

2004: First free Presidential elections in Afghanistan after the Taliban, won by Hamid Karzai with 55,5 % of the votes
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Afghan_presidential_election,_2004

2006: Death of Kanshi Ram, founder of India’s Bahujan Samaj Party (1984), died. The party was founded promote the interests of India’s low caste Hindus, also known as dalits, or untouchables.Born on March 15, 1934
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/kanshi-ram.html

Kanshi Ram

2011: In Sri Lanka, President’s UPFA claims victory in 22 out of 23 local councils in contest marred by shootout that left three dead.
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2011/10/201110984854886773.html

2012: In Pakistan, 15 years old Malala Yousafzai, a young activist for the right of girls to go to school, is fired in the head by Taliban but survived and is now an international idol after been operated in UK

http://www.malala-yousafzai.com/2012/10/malala-yousafzai-biography.html

2012-10-09-malala-attack

2015: Death of Ravindra Jain, Indian composer and director, born onFebruary 28, 1944
http://indianexpress.com/article/entertainment/music/music-director-ravindra-jain-passes-away/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ravindra_Jain

 

Holidays and observances

Sri Lanka: Armed Forces Day

 

 

 

 

 

On 9 October in Southeast Asian history

ON 9 OCTOBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on October 9, 2017

1740: Within Batavia, 5,000 Chinese are massacred by the Dutch and the following year, Chinese inhabitants will be moved to Glodok outside the city walls

1799: Death of Mgr Pigneau de Behaine (Qui Nhon), French Catholic priest best known for his role in assisting Nguyen Anh (later Emperor Gia Long) to establish the Nguyen dynasty in Vietnam after the Tay Son rebellion, born on November 2, 1741
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pigneau_de_Behaine
http://countrystudies.us/vietnam/13.htm

1966: Hanoi and the National Liberation Front (South Vietnam communists) turn down a British peace plan proposed by George Brown to the Labor party and the United Nations

1966: During the Vietnam War, Binh Tai massacre by South Korea forces
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Binh_Tai_massacre

1970: The pro-American Khmer Republic is proclaimed in Cambodia by General Lon Nol
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/khmer-republic-proclaimed-in-cambodia
https://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/lon-nol-5993.php

1978: Birth of Rossa, Indonesian singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rossa_(singer)


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NzKbG0Ny9CE

1979: Foundation of the Cambodian people Liberation National Front, including royalists and Khmer Rouge against the pro-Vietnam government
http://countrystudies.us/cambodia/74.htm

1995: Death of Kukrit Pramoj, PM of Thailand (1975-76), born on April 20, 1911
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/obituary-kukrit-pramoj-1577030.html
http://www.nytimes.com/1995/10/10/world/kukrit-pramoj-thai-ex-prime-minister-dies-at-84.html

http://www.tour-bangkok-legacies.com/kukrit-pramoj.html

kukrit-pramoj

2006: Cambodian PM Hun Sen began a six-day official visit to Australia http://www.embassyofcambodia.org.nz/October06/October1.htm
http://www.cambodiaevisa.com/australia/cambodia-embassy-in-australia/

2006: Thailand’s king approves a post-coup Cabinet lineup, ushering in an interim government expected to rule the country for one year until the next elections are held.

2009: Myanmar’s military government allowed Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, the leader of the country’s beleaguered democracy movement, to hold a rare meeting with foreign diplomats
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/10/world/asia/10myanmar.html?ref=asia
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2009/oct/09/aung-san-suu-kyi-diplomats

2009-11-04 ASSK & Campbell

2009: In Vietnam 9 activists are sentenced up to six years for hanging democracy banners and other acts against the state. Some of the activists were linked to an outlawed pro-democracy grouping called Bloc 8406

 

 

On 9 October in Japan’s history

ON 9 OCTOBER IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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

Updated on October 9, 2017

1597: Death of Ashikaga Yoshiaki, the last shogun of the Ashikaga shogunate
http://samurai-archives.com/yoshiaki.html

1858: Treaty of Amity and Commerce between France and Japan
http://en.academic.ru/dic.nsf/enwiki/9746512

1942: The last day of the October Matanikau action on Guadalcanal as United States Marine Corps forces withdraw back across the Matanikau River after destroying most of the Imperial Japanese Army’s 4th Infantry Regiment
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Actions_along_the_Matanikau

1945: Kijuro Shidehara becomes the 44th Japanese Prime Minister up to May 1946
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=24204552

Kijuro Shidehara

1947: Japanese communists collaborate with the American to make more democratic the empire political system

1950: Birth of Reichi Nakaido, Japanese rock guitarist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reichi_Nakaido

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

1959: Death of Shirō Ishii, Japanese general and director of the biological warfare unit 731. Born on June 25, 1892
http://www.moreorless.net.au/killers/ishii.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shir%C5%8D_Ishii

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ycQiAcGjuY

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2HEbZYArIG8

1991: For the first time in history, a sumo wrestling tournament is organized outside Japan
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/october/9/newsid_2536000/2536783.stm

2002: Koichi Tanaka (43), research scientist for precision equipment maker Shimadzu Corporation, wins Nobel prize. His development of methods of analyzing proteins, along with work by John Fenn of the United States and Kurt Wuethrich of Switzerland, paved the way for new drugs to tackle diseases
http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/chemistry/laureates/2002/tanaka-facts.html
http://www.shimadzu.com/about/nobel/noblesoul/

2007: Japan’s Cabinet approved plans to extend economic sanctions against North Korea, despite the communist state’s agreement to disable its main nuclear complex by year’s end.