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On 15 November in Asian history

1946-11-15 Linggajati agreement

ON 15 NOVEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on November 15, 2017

1706: Death of Tsangyang Gyatso, the 6th dalai lama, born in 1683
http://deathaday.blogspot.com/2007/11/november-15-dalai-lama-vi.html

1835: Birth of Sakamoto Ryoma, Japanese revolutionary, assassinated on November 15, 1867
http://www.ndl.go.jp/portrait/e/datas/89.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sakamoto_Ry%C5%8Dma

1867: Sakamoto Ryoma, a Japanese revolutionary against the shogunat system is assassinated (see above)
http://www.tofugu.com/2013/03/18/the-revolutionary-sakamoto-ryoma/
http://www.jref.com/history/sakamoto-ryoma/

1887: Birth of Hitoshi Ashida, Japanese prime minister from March to October 1948, who died on June 20, 1959
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hitoshi_Ashida
http://www.ndl.go.jp/constitution/e/library/06/002_41bunshoko.html

Itoshi Ashida

1895: Philippine newspaper “La Solidaridad” stops publication
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1344/today-in-philippine-history-november-15-1895-the-la-solidaridad-stopped-publication

1899: Birth of Iskander Mirza, first president of Pakistan (March 1956-October 1958) who died on November 15, 1969
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/person.asp?perid=P015

1908: Death of Chinese empress dowager Cixi. Pu Yi (two years old) becomes emperor
http://www.travelchinaguide.com/intro/history/known/cixi.htm
http://womenshistory.about.com/od/rulers19thcentury/p/cixi.htm

1912: Birth of Yi Wu, Korean prince who died on August 7, 1945
https://www.wikiwand.com/en/Yi_U

http://godsandfoolishgrandeur.blogspot.fr/2016/02/yi-wu-prince-of-korea.html

1923: Birth of Văn Cao, Vietnamese composer, poet, and painter, author of the national anthem, who died on July 10, 1995
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/V%C4%83n_Cao
http://www.webcitation.org/query?url=http://www.geocities.com/Tokyo/Flats/5111/VanCaoNhanDan.htm&date=2009-10-25+11:32:34
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6lyUq_Kz4nQ

Van Cao

1929: -The Chinese communist Party expels its founder Chen Duxiu
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Chen_Duxiu

1935: Manuel L. Quezon is inaugurated as the second president and first of the Commonwealth of the Philippines, up to August 1, 1944
https://kahimyang.info/kauswagan/articles/752/today-in-philippine-history-november-15-1935-the-commonwealth-of-the-philippines-was-inaugurated
http://www.officialgazette.gov.ph/1935/11/15/inaugural-address-of-president-quezon-november-15-1935/
http://ww2db.com/person_bio.php?person_id=94
http://en.wikipilipinas.org/index.php?title=Manuel_L._Quezón

1935-11-15 Quezon taking the oath

1946: By the Linggajati agreement, Dutch recognize Republic of Indonesia authority in Java, Sumatra and Madura. Both sides agree to form United States of Indonesia with Netherlands crown as symbolic head. On March 25, 1947, the  agreement will be formally signed
https://lastafternoon.wordpress.com/2013/02/20/linggarjati-agreement/
https://www.indonesianhistory.info/map/linggajati.html
https://arishu.wordpress.com/2009/08/15/linggajati-agreement-first-achievement-on-indonesian-diplomacy/

1946-11-15 Linggajati agreement

1947: Birth of Malcolm Ranjith, Sri Lankan cardinal
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malcolm_Ranjith

1949: Nathuram Godse and Narayan Apte are executed for assassinating Mahatma Gandhi
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nathuram_Godse
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/15th-november-1949-nathuram-godse-assassin-of-mahatma-gandhi-was-hanged


1951: Communist rebels kill 11 people in an attack on a rubber plantation in Malaya
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/november/15/newsid_3172000/3172022.stm

1955: In Japan, the Liberal Democratic Party is founded

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liberal_Democratic_Party_(Japan)

1956: Birth of Ong Ka Ting, chairman of the Malaysian Chinese Association (2003-2008)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ong_Ka_Ting

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XarQ4VgWs2o

1967: Hanoi rejects November 11 US president Johnson for a summit

1969: 250,000 war protesters stage a peaceful march and rally in heart of Washington
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/1115.html#article

1969: Death of Iskander Mirza (former president of Pakistan), born on November 15, 1899
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/iskander-mirza-5937.php


1978: In China, start of the « Beijing Spring » Movement (Democracy wall)
http://www.time.com/time/asia/magazine/99/0927/democracy_wall.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Democracy_Wall
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/10804.html

1981: Death of Khawar Rizvi, Pakistani poet and scholar, born on June 1, 1938
http://www.poetrysoup.com/biography/khawar_rizvi

1981: Abdus Sattar, acting head of state since May 30 is elected president of Bangladesh

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abdus_Sattar_(president)

1982 : Death of Vinoba Bhave, Indian Freedom fighter, born on September 11, 1895
http://www.culturalindia.net/reformers/acharya-vinoba-bhave.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vinoba_Bhave

1994: The Communist Party of Nepal wins the elections
http://www.ipu.org/parline-e/reports/arc/2386_94.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/10813.html

1999: Representatives from China and the United States sign a major trade agreement that involves China’s membership in the World Trade Organization (WTO)
http://www.techlawjournal.com/trade/19991116.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/10815.html

2000: Jharkhand state comes into existence in India
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jharkhand


http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x1oavw_wwwjharkhandiorg-jharkhand-video-8_music

2002: End of the 16th Chinese Communist Party congress. Hu Jintao succeeds Jiang Zemin as General Secretary, but Jiang keeps the chairmanship of the CCP Central military Commission
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/16th_National_Congress_of_the_Communist_Party_of_China

Hu Jintao 2003

2005: Princess Sayako, only daughter of emperor Akiyito, spouses a man from common birth and so losing her royal status
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/4437386.stm

2006: Pakistan parliament adopts a new law. The raped women are no more forced to have four men testimonies. Adultery is reduced from death by stoning to five years in jail. Islamists boycott the vote
http://blogs.tribune.com.pk/story/9484/rape-fallacies-of-the-four-witness-requirement/

2007: A devastating Cyclone named Sidr hits Bangladesh, killing an estimated 5000 people and destroys the world’s largest mangrove forest, Sundarbans
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cyclone_Sidr

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TbzWcA7eDDU

2008: Sri Lanka military says it has captured the strategically important northern town of Pooneryn from Tamil Tiger separtists
http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2008/11/slwa-n20.html
http://srilankareports.wordpress.com/2008/11/16/fall-of-pooneryn-crushing-blow-to-tigers/

2008: One of Myanmar’s most prominent activists is sentenced to 65 years in jail along with two other pro-democracy leaders in connection with the 2007 anti-junta protests. Min Ko Naing is considered Myanmar’s top activist after detained Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Min_Ko_Naing

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G-1Mtl5dwNY&feature=related

2009: U.S. President Barack Obama begins his first state visit to China
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/obamavisitchina/
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/18/world/asia/18prexy.html

 

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

2011: The Philippine government defies a Supreme Court ruling that allowed former President Gloria Arroyo to travel abroad for medical treatment
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-15732351
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2011/11/20111115113623552423.html
 

2012: Xi Jinping is elected general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee at the first plenary session of the 18th CPC Central Committee on Thursday morning.
http://www.atimes.com/atimes/China/NK16Ad02.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-20322288
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-20321603
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/The-new-members-of-the-CPC-politburo-(An-overview)-26366.html

2012: Myanmar’s president grants 452 prisoners Amnesty
http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/14/world/asia/myanmar-prisoner-release/index.html?hpt=ias_c2

2014: Pakistan and Afghanistan pledge to begin a new era of economic cooperation, with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani saying three days of talks had ended 13 years of différences
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/afghan-pakistan-leaders-pledge-end-turbulent-ties

2014: Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung survives a confidence vote in parliament with 64 per cent of the delegates giving a vote of ‘high confidence’ in his leadership and 14 per cent showing’low confidence
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/vietnams-pm-wins-approval-parliamentary-confidence-vote
http://blog.vietnam-aujourdhui.info/post/2014/11/15/Vietnam-PM-wins-broad-backing-in-rare-confidence-vote

2015: Nepal PM asks India to end « undeclared blockade »
https://sg.news.yahoo.com/nepal-pm-asks-india-end-undeclared-blockade-191556569.html
http://thehimalayantimes.com/nepal/unofficial-indian-blockade-has-led-to-humanitarian-crisis-pm/

2016: A Hong Kong court disqualifies two pro-independence politicians from taking office, ruling their oath of allegiance invalid in a judgment in step with Beijing which last week intervened in the city’s legal system
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/nov/15/hong-kong-bans-pro-democracy-politicians-after-beijing-rewrites-oath-law
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-37984118


Holidays and observances

Japan: Shichi-Go-San (children festival)

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 15 November in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 15 NOVEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on November 15, 2017

1946: By the Linggajati agreement, Dutch recognize Republic of Indonesia authority in Java, Sumatra and Madura. Both sides agree to form United States of Indonesia with Netherlands crown as symbolic head. On March 25, 1947, the  agreement will be formally signed by the government of Republic of Indonesia and Dutch government in Jakarta
https://lastafternoon.wordpress.com/2013/02/20/linggarjati-agreement/
https://www.indonesianhistory.info/map/linggajati.html

1946-11-15 Linggajati agreement


 1951: Communist rebels kill 11 people in an attack on a rubber plantation in Malaya
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/november/15/newsid_3172000/3172022.stm

1967: Hanoi rejects November 11 US president Johnson for a summit

1969: 250,000 war protesters stage a peaceful march and rally in heart of Washington
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/1115.html#article

2008: Sri Lanka military says it has captured the strategically important northern town of Pooneryn from Tamil Tiger separtists
http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2008/11/slwa-n20.html
http://srilankareports.wordpress.com/2008/11/16/fall-of-pooneryn-crushing-blow-to-tigers/

 

On 15 November in South Asian history

ON 15 NOVEMBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on November 15, 2017

1706: Death of Tsangyang Gyatso, the 6th dalai lama, born in 1683
http://deathaday.blogspot.com/2007/11/november-15-dalai-lama-vi.html

1899: Birth of Iskander Mirza, first president of Pakistan (March 1956-October 1958) who died on November 15, 1969
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/person.asp?perid=P015

1947: Birth of Malcolm Ranjith, Sri Lankan cardinal
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malcolm_Ranjith

1949: Nathuram Godse and Narayan Apte are executed for assassinating Mahatma Gandhi
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nathuram_Godse
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/15th-november-1949-nathuram-godse-assassin-of-mahatma-gandhi-was-hanged

1969: Death of Iskander Mirza (former president of Pakistan), born on November 15, 1899
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/iskander-mirza-5937.ph


1981: Death of Khawar Rizvi, Pakistani poet and scholar, born on June 1, 1938
http://www.poetrysoup.com/biography/khawar_rizvi

1981: Abdus Sattar, acting head of state since May 30 is elected president of Bangladesh
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abdus_Sattar_(president)

1982 : Death of Vinoba Bhave, Indian Freedom fighter, born on September 11, 1895
http://www.culturalindia.net/reformers/acharya-vinoba-bhave.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vinoba_Bhave

1994: The Communist Party of Nepal wins the elections
http://www.ipu.org/parline-e/reports/arc/2386_94.htm

2000: Jharkhand state comes into existence in India.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jharkhand


http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x1oavw_wwwjharkhandiorg-jharkhand-video-8_music

2006: Pakistan parliament adopts a new law. The raped women are no more forced to have four men testimonies. Adultery is reduced from death by stoning to five years in jail. Islamists boycott the vote
http://blogs.tribune.com.pk/story/9484/rape-fallacies-of-the-four-witness-requirement/

2007: A devastating Cyclone named Sidr hits Bangladesh, killing an estimated 5000 people and destroys the world’s largest mangrove forest, Sundarbans
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cyclone_Sidr

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TbzWcA7eDDU

2008: Sri Lanka military says it has captured the strategically important northern town of Pooneryn from Tamil Tiger separtists
http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2008/11/slwa-n20.html
http://srilankareports.wordpress.com/2008/11/16/fall-of-pooneryn-crushing-blow-to-tigers/

2014: Pakistan and Afghanistan pledge to begin a new era of economic cooperation, with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani saying three days of talks had ended 13 years of différences
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/afghan-pakistan-leaders-pledge-end-turbulent-ties

2015: Nepal PM asks India to end « undeclared blockade »
https://sg.news.yahoo.com/nepal-pm-asks-india-end-undeclared-blockade-191556569.html
http://thehimalayantimes.com/nepal/unofficial-indian-blockade-has-led-to-humanitarian-crisis-pm/

On 15 November in Southeast Asian history

1946-11-15 Linggajati agreement

ON 15 NOVEMBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on November 15, 2017

1895: Philippine newspaper “La Solidaridad” stops publication
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1344/today-in-philippine-history-november-15-1895-the-la-solidaridad-stopped-publication

1923: Birth of Văn Cao, Vietnamese composer, poet, and painter, author of the national anthem, who died on July 10, 1995
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/V%C4%83n_Cao
http://www.webcitation.org/query?url=
http://www.geocities.com/Tokyo/Flats/5111/VanCaoNhanDan.htm&date=2009-10-25+11:32:34
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6lyUq_Kz4nQ

Van Cao

1935: Manuel L. Quezon is inaugurated as the second president and first of the Commonwealth of the Philippines, up to August 1, 1944
https://kahimyang.info/kauswagan/articles/752/today-in-philippine-history-november-15-1935-the-commonwealth-of-the-philippines-was-inaugurated
http://www.officialgazette.gov.ph/1935/11/15/inaugural-address-of-president-quezon-november-15-1935/
http://ww2db.com/person_bio.php?person_id=94
http://en.wikipilipinas.org/index.php?title=Manuel_L._Quezón

1935-11-15 Quezon taking the oath

1946: By the Linggajati agreement, Dutch recognize Republic of Indonesia authority in Java, Sumatra and Madura. Both sides agree to form United States of Indonesia with Netherlands crown as symbolic head. On March 25, 1947, the  agreement will be formally signed
https://lastafternoon.wordpress.com/2013/02/20/linggarjati-agreement/
https://www.indonesianhistory.info/map/linggajati.html
https://arishu.wordpress.com/2009/08/15/linggajati-agreement-first-achievement-on-indonesian-diplomacy/

1946-11-15 Linggajati agreement

1951: Communist rebels kill 11 people in an attack on a rubber plantation in Malaya
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/november/15/newsid_3172000/3172022.stm

1956: Birth of Ong Ka Ting, chairman of the Malaysian Chinese Association (2003-2008)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ong_Ka_Ting

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XarQ4VgWs2o

1967: Hanoi rejects November 11 US president Johnson for a summit

1969: 250,000 war protesters stage a peaceful march and rally in heart of Washington
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/1115.html#article

2008: One of Myanmar’s most prominent activists was sentenced to 65 years in jail along with two other pro-democracy leaders in connection with the 2007 anti-junta protests, family members said . Min Ko Naing is considered Myanmar’s top activist after detained Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Min_Ko_Naing

2011: The Philippine government defies a Supreme Court ruling that allowed former President Gloria Arroyo to travel abroad for medical treatment
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-15732351
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2011/11/20111115113623552423.html

2012: Myanmar’s president grants 452 prisoners Amnesty
http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/14/world/asia/myanmar-prisoner-release/index.html?hpt=ias_c2

2012: Death of Khin Maung Toe, Burmese singer-songwriter and guitarist, born on April 2, 1950
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khin_Maung_Toe

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Rws_YFpZH8

2014: Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung survives a confidence vote in parliament with 64 per cent of the delegates giving a vote of ‘high confidence’ in his leadership and 14 per cent showing’low confidence
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/vietnams-pm-wins-approval-parliamentary-confidence-vote
http://blog.vietnam-aujourdhui.info/post/2014/11/15/Vietnam-PM-wins-broad-backing-in-rare-confidence-vote

On 15 November in Japan’s history

ON 15 NOVEMBER IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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

Updated on November 15, 2017

1835: Birth of Sakamoto Ryoma, Japanese revolutionary, assassinated on November 15, 1867
http://www.ndl.go.jp/portrait/e/datas/89.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sakamoto_Ry%C5%8Dma

1867: Sakamoto Ryoma, a Japanese revolutionary against the shogunat system is assassinated (see above
http://www.tofugu.com/2013/03/18/the-revolutionary-sakamoto-ryoma/
http://www.jref.com/history/sakamoto-ryoma/

1887: Birth of Hitoshi Ashida, Japanese prime minister from March to October 1948, who died on June 20, 1959
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hitoshi_Ashida
http://www.ndl.go.jp/constitution/e/library/06/002_41bunshoko.html

Itoshi Ashida

1955: In Japan, the Liberal Democratic Party is founded

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liberal_Democratic_Party_(Japan)

1990: Birth of Kanata Hongo, Japanese actor
http://kanata-daily.livejournal.com/5779.html?page=1

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5eTAvcqMK0M

1993: Birth of Saaya Irie, Japanese Actress, singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saaya_Irie

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SeoUyUBUK1o

2005: Princess Sayako, only daughter of emperor Akiyito, spouses a man from common birth and so losing her royal status
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/4437386.stm


Holidays and observances

Japan: Shichi-Go-San (children festival)

On 15 November in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 15 NOVEMBER IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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

Updated on November 15, 2017

1706: Death of Tsangyang Gyatso, the 6th dalai lama, born in 1683
http://deathaday.blogspot.com/2007/11/november-15-dalai-lama-vi.html

1908: Death of Chinese empress dowager Cixi. Pu Yi (two years old) becomes emperor
http://www.travelchinaguide.com/intro/history/known/cixi.htm
http://womenshistory.about.com/od/rulers19thcentury/p/cixi.htm

1929: -The Chinese communist Party expels its founder Chen Duxiu
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Chen_Duxiu

1978: In China, start of the « Beijing Spring » Movement (Democracy wall)
http://www.time.com/time/asia/magazine/99/0927/democracy_wall.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Democracy_Wall
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/10804.html

1999: Representatives from China and the United States sign a major trade agreement that involves China’s membership in the World Trade Organization (WTO)
http://www.techlawjournal.com/trade/19991116.htm

2002: End of the 16th Chinese Communist Party congress. Hu Jintao succeeds Jiang Zemin as General Secretary, but Jiang keeps the chairmanship of the CCP Central military Commission
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/16th_National_Congress_of_the_Communist_Party_of_China

Hu Jintao 2003

2009: U.S. President Barack Obama begins his first state visit to China
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/obamavisitchina/
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/18/world/asia/18prexy.html

 

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

2012: Xi Jinping is elected general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee at the first plenary session of the 18th CPC Central Committee on Thursday morning.
http://www.atimes.com/atimes/China/NK16Ad02.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-20322288
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-20321603
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/The-new-members-of-the-CPC-politburo-(An-overview)-26366.html

2016: A Hong Kong court disqualifies two pro-independence politicians from taking office, ruling their oath of allegiance invalid in a judgment in step with Beijing which last week intervened in the city’s legal system
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/nov/15/hong-kong-bans-pro-democracy-politicians-after-beijing-rewrites-oath-law
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-37984118