Daily Archives: 23 novembre 2017

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 23 November in Asian history

WARS, CONFLITS AND STRATEGY ON 23 NOVEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on November 23, 2016

1943: The US forces defeat Japanese forces in the South Pacific Tarawa atoll, opening the way to Marshall Island, US objective


http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/tarawa.htm
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/1123.html#article

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H2jJjpk_-bc

1945: British Foreign Secretary Bevin urges negotiations between the Dutch and the Republic of Indonesia

1946: French Navy bombing in Haiphong, Viet Nam, kills more than 3000 civilians
http://www.truthhunter.info/history/haiphong.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haiphong_incident

1971: State of emergency is proclaimed in Pakistan as Indian tanks entered East Pakistan. Start of the Battle of Hilli or the Battle of Bogra which was a major battle fought in the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971 and Bangladesh Liberation War. It took place between 23 November 1971 and 11 December

1971-11-23-battle-of-bograhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Hilli
http://www.defencejournal.com/oct99/battle-hilli.htm

 

 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yEzXV4vLOXc

1971: The representatives of the People’s Republic of China officially attend the United Nations as the only one representatives of China in lieu of The Taipei delegates

1971-11-23 RPC 1er fois ONU

2008: Pakistan is  suspended from the Commonwealth because of its imposition of emergency rule
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7108543.stm

2009: In the Philippines, 56 people are killed in an attack. The victims were part of a group of people abducted in aguindanao province by around 100 armed men
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2009/11/2009112485739115118.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8375588.stm

 2010: South Korea returns fire after  North Korea fired dozens of artillery shells at one of its border islands,  killing two marines and two civilians
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-11818005
http://www.france24.com/en/20101123-exchange-artillery-fire-north-south-korea-island-military-soldiers-shelling
http://thelede.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/11/23/south-korean-television-shows-damage-from-exchange-of-fire-with-north/?ref=asia

2013: China demarcates an « air-defence identification zone » over an area of the East China Sea, covering islands that are also claimed by Japan
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-25062525
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2013/11/japan-protests-new-china-air-defence-zone-2013112313117557543.html
http://www.euronews.com/2013/11/23/china-air-defence-zone-sparks-fresh-row-with-japan/

china-sea-dispute

 

 

On 23 November in South Asian history

1971-11-23-battle-of-bogra

ON 23 NOVEMBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on November 23, 2017

1897: Birth of Nirad C. Chaudhuri, Indian writer, who died on August 1, 1999
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nirad_C._Chaudhuri

1926: Birth of Sathya Sai Baba, Indian guru and philosopher, who died on April 24, 2011
http://www.sathyasai.org/intro/message.htm
http://www.srisathyasai.org.in/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1qFvFonhUrU

1930: Birth of Geeta Dutt, Indian singer and actress who died on July 20, 1972
http://www.geetadutt.com/index.html
http://articles.economictimes.indiatimes.com/2011-07-20/news/29794861_1_devotional-songs-music-naushad

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CgpgAaBM1iQ

1937: Death of Jagdish Chandra Bose, Indian physicist, born on November 30, 1858
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/jagadish-chandra-bose.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/23rd-november-1937-jagadish-chandra-bose-indian-physicist-passed-away

1971: State of emergency is proclaimed in Pakistan as Indian tanks entered East Pakistan. Start of the Battle of Hilli or the Battle of Bogra which was a major battle fought in the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971 and Bangladesh Liberation War. It took place between 23 November 1971 and 11 December

1971-11-23-battle-of-bogra
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Hilli
http://www.defencejournal.com/oct99/battle-hilli.htm
 
 
 

 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yEzXV4vLOXc

1983: Death of Waheed Murad, Pakistani actor, born on October 2, 1938
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Waheed_Murad

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xyb89n_tribute-to-superstar-waheed-murad-1938-1983_music

1984: Birth of  Amruta Khanvilkar, Indian actress
http://amrutakhanvilkar.in/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amruta_Khanvilkar

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vj2vWewVt-M

1994: About 111  people, mostly women and children, are killed in a stampede after Indian police  baton-charged tribal protesters in the western city of Nagpur

2008: Pakistan is  suspended from the Commonwealth because of its imposition of emergency rule
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7108543.stm

2015: Death of Jamiluddin Aali, Pakistani poet, playwright, and critic, born on January 20, 1925
http://www.dawn.com/news/1221717
http://tribune.com.pk/story/996814/poet-dr-jamiluddin-aali-passes-away-in-karachi/

On 23 November in Southeast Asian history

 ON 23 NOVEMBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on November 23, 2017

1922: Birth of Vo van Kiet, Vietnamese prime minister (1991-1997) who died on June 11, 2008
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/V%C3%B5_V%C4%83n_Ki%E1%BB%87t

1924: Birth of Anita Linda, Filipino actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anita_Linda

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bNfEN2mySXI

1945: British Foreign Secretary Bevin urges negotiations between the Dutch and the Republic of Indonesia

1946: French Navy bombing in Haiphong, Viet Nam, kills more than 3000 civilians
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haiphong_incident
http://www.worldhistory.biz/world-war-i/16465-the-haiphong-incident.html

1969: Birth of Robin Padilla, Filipino actor, martial artist, and screenwriter
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1107053/bio?ref_=nm_ov_bio_sm
http://www.robinpadilla.org/about.html

1970: Death of Yusof bin Ishak, first Singapore president (1965-1970) born on August 12, 1910
http://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/infopedia/articles/SIP_1097_2006-07-28.html
http://www.nas.gov.sg/archivesonline/article/yusof-bin-ishak-first-head-of-state

1986: Birth of Maxene Magalona, Filipino actress

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

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YnWRur4O44w

1990: Death of Nguyen Van Tam, born in 1893, prime minister of Vietnam  from June 1952 to December 1953
http://www.nytimes.com/1990/11/28/obituaries/nguyen-van-tam-vietnamese-statesman-97.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nguy%E1%BB%85n_V%C4%83n_T%C3%A2m

Nguyen Van Tam

2009: In the Philippines, 56 people are killed in an attack. The victims were part of a group of people abducted in aguindanao province by around 100 armed men
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2009/11/2009112485739115118.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8375588.stm

 2010: Burmese dissident Aung San Suu Kyi meets her youngest son for the first time in a decade, some  ten days after she was released from a lengthy house arrest by the military  junta.
http://www.france24.com/en/20101123-aung-su-suu-kyi-reunited-rangoon-military-junta-visa-burma
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-11817685

2010: The King of Thailand  first public appearance in nearly a year brings joy to the entire nation. Cries  of « Long Live the King » resounded along the waterways from Siriraj Hospital in Bangkok to the mouth of the Pho canal in Samut Prakan
http://www.bangkokpost.com/multimedia/photo/207965/A-Special-Royal-Outing

2011: A fact-finding panel of the Office of the Ombudsman found Mike Aroyo the husband of the former President and now Pampanga representative liable for graft charges for the allegedly anomalous sale of helicopters to the Philippine National Police in 2009
http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/99407/mike-arroyo-liable-in-helicopter-scam

2011: Thailand lese majeste man jailed for 20 years. The court found Ampon Tangnoppakul, nicknamed ‘grandpa’ and ‘Uncle SMS’ by the local press, guilty of sending messages insulting the monarchy to the mobile phone of the secretary of former prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva last year during anti-government protests
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-15850068

 

On 23 November in Japan’s history

ON 23 NOVEMBER IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on November 23, 2017

1943: The US forces defeat Japanese forces in the South Pacific Tarawa atoll, opening the way to Marshall Island, US objective
http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/tarawa.htm
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/1123.html#article

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H2jJjpk_-bc

1973: Death of Japan born American actor Sessue Hayakawa
http://www.silentera.com/people/actors/Hayakawa-Sessue.html

2013: China has demarcated an « air-defence identification zone » over an area of the East China Sea, covering islands that are also claimed by Japan
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-25062525
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2013/11/japan-protests-new-china-air-defence-zone-2013112313117557543.html
http://www.euronews.com/2013/11/23/china-air-defence-zone-sparks-fresh-row-with-japan/

china-sea-dispute

 

Holidays  and observances

Japan: Kinro kansha no hi (Labour Thanksgiving Day)

On 23 November in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 23 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 23, 2017

1501: Birth of Yi Wang, Confucian scholar, who died in 1570
http://www.sunypress.edu/pdf/62482.pdf

1864: Hong Rengan, “prime minister” of the Taiping is executed, born in 1822
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hong_Rengan
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/01/books/review/autumn-in-the-heavenly-kingdom-by-stephen-r-platt.html?pagewanted=all
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/11032.html

1966: In China, during the Cultural Revolution, Red Guards attack against president Liu Shaoqi and Party secretary Deng Xiaoping

1971: The representatives of the People’s Republic of China officially attend the United Nations as the only one representatives of China in lieu of The Taipei delegates

1971-11-23 RPC 1er fois ONU

1985: Larry Wu-tai Chin, a retired CIA analyst, is arrested and accused of spying for China. He will commit suicide a year after his conviction
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Larry_Wu-Tai_Chin
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/spy/interviews/smith.html
http://www.upi.com/Archives/1985/12/06/CIA-China-specialist-Larry-Wu-Tai-Chin-made-more-than/5578502693200/

 

1993: End of Jiang Zemin first three-day visit to Cuba
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/11058.html

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H-npEbnJNPI

2003: In Hong Kong,  districts elections. Victory of the Democrats on the pro-Beijing DAB reduced  from 83 to 64 resentatives while Democratic Party up to 93
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hong_Kong_local_elections,_2003

2003-11-23 Elections districts

2013: China has demarcated an « air-defence identification zone » over an area of the East China Sea, covering islands that are also claimed by Japan
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-25062525
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2013/11/japan-protests-new-china-air-defence-zone-2013112313117557543.html
http://www.euronews.com/2013/11/23/china-air-defence-zone-sparks-fresh-row-with-japan/

china-sea-dispute

2015: In Hong Kong district election, pan-democrats win 112 out of 431 seats but fail to take control of any district
http://asia.nikkei.com/Politics-Economy/International-Relations/Pro-democracy-camp-earns-more-seats-in-Hong-Kong-election
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2015/11/23/winners-and-losers-in-the-2015-hong-kong-district-council-elections/
http://www.scmp.com/topics/hong-kong-district-council-elections-2015

 

On 23 November in Asian history

ON 23 NOVEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on November 23, 2017

1501: Birth of Yi Wang, Confucian scholar, who died in 1570
http://www.sunypress.edu/pdf/62482.pdf

1864: Hong Rengan, “prime minister” of the Taiping is executed, born in 1822
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hong_Rengan
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/01/books/review/autumn-in-the-heavenly-kingdom-by-stephen-r-platt.html?pagewanted=all
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/11032.html

1897: Birth of Nirad C. Chaudhuri, Indian writer, who died on August 1, 1999
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nirad_C._Chaudhuri

1922: Birth of Vo van Kiet, Vietnamese prime minister (1991-1997) who died on June 11, 2008
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/V%C3%B5_V%C4%83n_Ki%E1%BB%87t

1924: Birth of Anita Linda, Filipino actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anita_Linda

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bNfEN2mySXI

1926: Birth of Sathya Sai Baba, Indian guru and philosopher who died on April 24, 2011
http://www.sathyasai.org/intro/message.htm
http://www.srisathyasai.org.in/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1qFvFonhUrU

1930: Birth of Geeta Dutt, Indian singer and actress who died on July 20, 1972
http://www.geetadutt.com/index.html
http://articles.economictimes.indiatimes.com/2011-07-20/news/29794861_1_devotional-songs-music-naushad

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CgpgAaBM1iQ

1937: Death of Jagdish Chandra Bose, Indian physicist, born on November 30, 1858
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/jagadish-chandra-bose.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/23rd-november-1937-jagadish-chandra-bose-indian-physicist-passed-away

1943: The US forces defeat Japanese forces in the South Pacific Tarawa atoll, opening the way to Marshall Island, US objective


http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/tarawa.htm
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/1123.html#article

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H2jJjpk_-bc

1945: British Foreign Secretary Bevin urges negotiations between the Dutch and the Republic of Indonesia

1946: The Workers Party of South Korea is founded through the merger of the Communist party of South Korea and a fraction of the People’s party of Korea. It merged with the workers Party of North Korea, forming the Workers party of Korea on June 30, 1949

1946: French Navy bombing in Haiphong, Viet Nam, kills more than 3000 civilians
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haiphong_incident
http://www.worldhistory.biz/world-war-i/16465-the-haiphong-incident.html

1966: In China, during the Cultural Revolution, Red Guards attack against president Liu Shaoqi and Party secretary Deng Xiaoping

1969: Birth of Robin Padilla, Filipino actor, martial artist, and screenwriter
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1107053/bio?ref_=nm_ov_bio_sm
http://www.robinpadilla.org/about.html

1970: Death of Yusof bin Ishak, first Singapore president (1965-1970) born on August 12, 1910
http://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/infopedia/articles/SIP_1097_2006-07-28.html
http://www.nas.gov.sg/archivesonline/article/yusof-bin-ishak-first-head-of-state

1971: State of emergency is proclaimed in Pakistan as Indian tanks entered East Pakistan. Start of the Battle of Hilli or the Battle of Bogra which was a major battle fought in the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971 and Bangladesh Liberation War. It took place between 23 November 1971 and 11 December

1971-11-23-battle-of-bogra
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Hilli
http://www.defencejournal.com/oct99/battle-hilli.htm
 
 
 

 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yEzXV4vLOXc

1971: The representatives of the People’s Republic of China officially attend the United Nations as the only one representatives of China in lieu of The Taipei delegates

1971-11-23 RPC 1er fois ONU

1973: Death of Japan born American actor Sessue Hayakawa
http://www.silentera.com/people/actors/Hayakawa-Sessue.html

1985: Larry Wu-tai Chin, a retired CIA analyst, is arrested and accused of spying for China. He will commit suicide a year after his conviction
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Larry_Wu-Tai_Chin
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/spy/interviews/smith.html
http://www.upi.com/Archives/1985/12/06/CIA-China-specialist-Larry-Wu-Tai-Chin-made-more-than/5578502693200/

1990: Death of Nguyen Van Tam, born in 1893, prime minister of Vietnam  from June 1952 to December 1953
http://www.nytimes.com/1990/11/28/obituaries/nguyen-van-tam-vietnamese-statesman-97.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nguy%E1%BB%85n_V%C4%83n_T%C3%A2m

Nguyen Van Tam


1993: End of Jiang Zemin first three-day visit to Cuba
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/11058.html

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H-npEbnJNPI

1994: About 111  people, mostly women and children, are killed in a stampede after Indian police  baton-charged tribal protesters in the western city of Nagpur

2003: In Hong Kong,  districts elections. Victory of the Democrats on the pro-Beijing DAB reduced  from 83 to 64 resentatives while Democratic Party up to 93
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hong_Kong_local_elections,_2003

2003-11-23 Elections districts

2008: Pakistan is  suspended from the Commonwealth because of its imposition of emergency rule
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7108543.stm

2009: In the Philippines, 56 people are killed in an attack. The victims were part of a group of people abducted in aguindanao province by around 100 armed men
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2009/11/2009112485739115118.html

 2010: South Korea returns fire after  North Korea fired dozens of artillery shells at one of its border islands,  killing two marines and two civilians
http://www.france24.com/en/20101123-exchange-artillery-fire-north-south-korea-island-military-soldiers-shelling
http://thelede.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/11/23/south-korean-television-shows-damage-from-exchange-of-fire-with-north/?ref=asia
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/11059.html

2010: Burmese dissident Aung San Suu Kyi meets her youngest son for the first time in a decade, some  ten days after she was released from a lengthy house arrest by the military  junta.
http://www.france24.com/en/20101123-aung-su-suu-kyi-reunited-rangoon-military-junta-visa-burma
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-11817685

2011: A fact-finding panel of the Office of the Ombudsman found Mike Aroyo the husband of the former President and now Pampanga representative liable for graft charges for the allegedly anomalous sale of helicopters to the Philippine National Police in 2009
http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/99407/mike-arroyo-liable-in-helicopter-scam

2011: Thailand lese majeste man jailed for 20 years. The court found Ampon Tangnoppakul, nicknamed ‘grandpa’ and ‘Uncle SMS’ by the local press, guilty of sending messages insulting the monarchy to the mobile phone of the secretary of former prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva last year during anti-government protests
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-15850068

2013: China has demarcated an « air-defence identification zone » over an area of the East China Sea, covering islands that are also claimed by Japan
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-25062525
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2013/11/japan-protests-new-china-air-defence-zone-2013112313117557543.html
http://www.euronews.com/2013/11/23/china-air-defence-zone-sparks-fresh-row-with-japan/

china-sea-dispute

2015: Death of Jamiluddin Aali, Pakistani poet, playwright, and critic, born on January 20, 1925
http://www.dawn.com/news/1221717
http://tribune.com.pk/story/996814/poet-dr-jamiluddin-aali-passes-away-in-karachi/

2015: In Hong Kong district election, pan-democrats win 112 out of 431 seats but fail to take control of any district
http://asia.nikkei.com/Politics-Economy/International-Relations/Pro-democracy-camp-earns-more-seats-in-Hong-Kong-election
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2015/11/23/winners-and-losers-in-the-2015-hong-kong-district-council-elections/
http://www.scmp.com/topics/hong-kong-district-council-elections-2015

 

Holidays  and observances

Japan: Kinro kansha no hi (Labour Thanksgiving Day)