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On 3 December in Asian history

ON 3 DECEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on December 3, 2017

1552: Saint Francis Xavier dies in Shangchuan island, off Guangdong
http://www.cin.org/franxav.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/11356.html

Francis_Xavier

1574: After his failed attack, Chinese pirate Limahong leaves Manila for Pangasinan where he will establish a small kingdom near the of mouth of Agno river
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/791/today-in-philippine-history-december-3-1574-limahong-left-manila-for-pangasinan-established-kingdom-near-the-of-mouth-agno-river
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Limahong
http://tubagbohol.mikeligalig.com/history/limahong-notorious-chinese-pirate-during-spanish-time-in-the-philippines/

1610: Death of Honda Tadakatsu, Japanese general, born on March 17, 1548
http://www.samurai-archives.com/tadakatsu.html

1877: Birth of Wang Guowei, Chinese writer and scholar who died on June 2, 1927
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Wang_Guowei

Wang Guowei

1879: Birth of Kafū Nagai, Japanese author, playwright, essayist and diarist who died on April 30, 1959
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kaf%C5%AB_Nagai

1884: Birth of Rajendra Prasad, first president of India from 26 January 1950  up to 19 May 1962 who died on 28 February 1963
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/rajendra-prasad.html

1887: Birth of prince Narukiko Higashikuni, Japanese Prime Minister during 50 days in 1945, who died on January 26, 1990
http://www.ndl.go.jp/portrait/e/datas/349.html

prince Narukiko Higashikuni

1889: Birth of Khudiram Bose, very young Indian revolutionary, hanged to death on August 11, 1908
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/khudiram-bose.html
http://www.liveindia.com/freedomfighters/khudiram.html

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

1894: Birth of Deiva Zivarattinam, Indian politician who died on March 25, 1975
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deiva_Zivarattinam

1899: Birth of Ikeda Hayato, Japanese Prime Minister (1960-1964) who died on August 13, 1965
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hayato_Ikeda
http://orange.zero.jp/zbj65728.park/celebrities/ikeda/ikeda-e.htm

1918: Birth of Abdul Haris Nasution, Indonesian general, hero of the independence, who died in September 2000
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/1355904/General-Abdul-Haris-Nasution.html
http://www.mindef.gov.sg/imindef/publications/pointer/journals/2006/v32n4/Personality_Profile_General_Abdul_Haris_Nasution.html

1924: Birth of Francisco Sionil José, Filipino novelist, Philippine National Artist for Literature
http://geemiz.blogspot.fr/2009/09/biography-francisco-sionil-jose.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/F._Sionil_Jos%C3%A9

1925: Birth of Kim Dae-jung, president of South Korea (1998-2005), Nobel Peace Prize 2000 who died on August 18, 2009
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/kim-dae-jung-52.php

1928: Birth of Muhammad Habibur Rahman, Indian-Bangladeshi jurist and politician, shortly acting Prime Minister of Bangladesh in 1996, who died on January 11, 2014
http://en.banglapedia.org/index.php?title=Rahman,_Justice_Muhammad_Habibur
http://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muhammad_Habibur_Rahman

1937: Birth of Binod Bihari Verma, Indian Maithili literateur
http://www.mithilaonline.com/binod.html

1941: Birth of Lee Myung-bak, South Korea’s President  (2008-2013)
http://www.myhero.com/myhero/hero.asp?hero=Lee_Myung_Bak_PSU_07
http://topics.nytimes.com/topics/reference/timestopics/people/l/lee_myung_bak/index.html

1952: Birth of Wan Azizah Wan Ismail, Chairwoman of People’s Justice Party (Pari Keadilan Rakyat) in Malaysia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wan_Azizah_Wan_Ismail

1956: Death of Manik Bandopadhyay, Indian-Bengali author, born on May 19, 1908
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/manik-bandopadhyay-biography.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manik_Bandopadhyay

1958: Nationalization of the Dutch interests in Indonesia

1959: The current flag of Singapore is adopted, six months after Singapore became self-governing within the British Empire
http://www.mapsofworld.com/flags/singapore-flag.html

1958 Armoiries

1967: Former Indonesian president Sukarno is placed under house arrest
http://www.fsmitha.com/h2/ch26-indo23.htm

1971: After a Pakistani air strike (Operation Ghenziz Khan), India declares war on West Pakistan aiming to help Bangladeshi separatists after pre-emptive strikes by the Pakistani Air Force
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Chengiz_Khan
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/december/3/newsid_2519000/2519133.stm
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/3rd-december-1971-the-indo-pak-war-began
http://nehanair1993.blogspot.fr/2015/04/the-declaration-of-indo-pakistan-war.html

1978: Hanoi announces the foundation of a United National Front for the salvation of Kampuchea by former Khmer rouge who took refuge in Vietnam
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kampuchean_United_Front_for_National_Salvation

1982: Birth of Jaycee Chan, Hong Kong singer and actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jaycee_Chan
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1548493/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kB9nk061SH8

1984: A methyl isocyanate leak from a Union Carbide pesticide plant in Bhopal, India, kills more than 3,800 people outright and injures  150,000–600,000 others (some 6,000 of whom would later die from their injuries) in one of the worst industrial disasters in history
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/december/3/newsid_2698000/2698709.stm
http://bhopal.org/what-happened/union-carbides-disaster/

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

1996: Death in Moscow of Babrak Karmal, former president of the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan (1979-1986), born on January 6, 1929
http://www.afghanland.com/history/karmal.html

1997: In Ottawa, representatives of 121 countries sign a treaty prohibiting manufacture and deployment of anti-personnal landmine, but China (with USA and Russia) do not signs the treaty

2004: Death of Shiing-Shen Chern, Chinese mathematician, born on October 26, 1911
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shiing-Shen_Chern

2005: In Taiwan, the Democratic Progressive Party of president Chen Shui-bian suffers a big defeat in the local elections
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/12/03/AR2005120300364.html

2007: Anson Chan, a leading pro-democracy activist, wins Hong Kong’s landmark by-election, giving a huge boost to the campaign for universal suffrage in the southern Chinese territory
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hong_Kong_Island_by-election,_2007
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anson_Chan 

ANSON CHAN
2007: Pakistan’s Election Commission decides to bar Nawaz Sharif, a former prime minister and opposition leader, from the general election on Jan. 8 because of his criminal  charges

2008: In Thailand, the People’s Alliance for Democracy (PAD) officially returned Suvarnabhumi and Don Mueang airports to authorities after its supporters occupied the compounds and halted their operations for a week
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7760592.stm

2009: Philippines governor of Maguindanao province, Andal Ampatuan Sr, is charged in connection with the killings of at least 57 people
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2009/12/20091231437277243.html

2009: A court in China’s restive Xinjiang region sentences five people to death for murder and other crimes committed during deadly unrest in July, the state-run Xinhua news agency said
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8392460.stm

2011: Death of Dev Anand, Indian actor, born on September 26, 1923
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-16021433
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-16021917

2014: Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou resignes as chairman of the governing party after it suffered a crushing defeat in local élections
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/front/archives/2014/12/04/2003605930 http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-30288662

2016: Donald Trump speaks to Taiwan’s leader Tsai Ing-wen in ‘historic’ first contact since 1979
http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/international/2016-12-03/donald-trump-speaks-to-taiwans-leader-tsai-ingwen-in-historic-first-contact-since-1979/1637042
https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/dec/03/trump-angers-beijing-with-provocative-phone-call-to-taiwan-president
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/nation/2016-12/03/content_15536233.html

2016: Russia warns Japan not to expect quick progress on islands
http://www.dw.com/en/a-solution-to-the-kuril-islands-dispute/a-36624291

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 3 December in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 3 DECEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on December 3, 2017

1971: After a Pakistani air strike (Operation Ghenziz Khan), India declares war on West Pakistan aiming to help Bangladeshi separatists after pre-emptive strikes by the Pakistani Air Force
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Chengiz_Khan
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/december/3/newsid_2519000/2519133.stm
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/3rd-december-1971-the-indo-pak-war-began
http://nehanair1993.blogspot.fr/2015/04/the-declaration-of-indo-pakistan-war.html

1978: Hanoi announces the foundation of a United National Front for the salvation of Kampuchea by former Khmer rouge who took refuge in Vietnam
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kampuchean_United_Front_for_National_Salvation

1997: In Ottawa, representatives of 121 countries sign a treaty prohibiting manufacture and deployment of anti-personnal landmine, but China (with USA and Russia) do not signs the treaty

2016: Russia warns Japan not to expect quick progress on islands
http://www.dw.com/en/a-solution-to-the-kuril-islands-dispute/a-36624291

 

On 3 December in South Asian history

ON 3 DECEMBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on December 3, 2017

1884: Birth of Rajendra Prasad, first president of India from 26 January 1950  up to 19 May 1962 who died on 28 February 1963
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/rajendra-prasad.html

1889: Birth of Khudiram Bose, very young Indian revolutionary, hanged to death on August 11, 1908
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/khudiram-bose.html
http://www.liveindia.com/freedomfighters/khudiram.html

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

1894: Birth of Deiva Zivarattinam, Indian politician who died on March 25, 1975
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deiva_Zivarattinam

1928: Birth of Muhammad Habibur Rahman, Indian-Bangladeshi jurist and politician, shortly acting Prime Minister of Bangladesh in 1996, who died on January 11, 2014
http://en.banglapedia.org/index.php?title=Rahman,_Justice_Muhammad_Habibur
http://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muhammad_Habibur_Rahman

1937: Birth of Binod Bihari Verma, Indian Maithili literateur
http://www.mithilaonline.com/binod.html

1956: Death of Manik Bandopadhyay, Indian-Bengali author, born on May 19, 1908
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/manik-bandopadhyay-biography.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manik_Bandopadhyay

1971: After a Pakistani air strike (Operation Ghenziz Khan), India declares war on West Pakistan aiming to help Bangladeshi separatists after pre-emptive strikes by the Pakistani Air Force
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Chengiz_Khan
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/december/3/newsid_2519000/2519133.stm
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/3rd-december-1971-the-indo-pak-war-began
http://nehanair1993.blogspot.fr/2015/04/the-declaration-of-indo-pakistan-war.html

1984: A methyl isocyanate leak from a Union Carbide pesticide plant in Bhopal, India, kills more than 3,800 people outright and injures  150,000–600,000 others (some 6,000 of whom would later die from their injuries) in one of the worst industrial disasters in history
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/december/3/newsid_2698000/2698709.stm
http://bhopal.org/what-happened/union-carbides-disaster/

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

1996: Death in Moscow of Babrak Karmal, former president of the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan (1979-1986), born on January 6, 1929
http://www.afghanland.com/history/karmal.html

2007: Pakistan’s Election Commission decides to bar Nawaz Sharif, a former prime minister and opposition leader, from the general election on Jan. 8 because of his criminal  charges

2011: Death of Dev Anand, Indian actor, born on September 26, 1923
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-16021433
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-16021917

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RGsV3kQl4eg

 

On 3 December in Southeast Asian history

ON 3 DECEMBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on December 3, 2017

1574: After his failed attack, Chinese pirate Limahong leaves Manila for Pangasinan where he will establish a small kingdom near the of mouth of Agno river
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/791/today-in-philippine-history-december-3-1574-limahong-left-manila-for-pangasinan-established-kingdom-near-the-of-mouth-agno-river
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Limahong
http://tubagbohol.mikeligalig.com/history/limahong-notorious-chinese-pirate-during-spanish-time-in-the-philippines/

1918: Birth of Abdul Haris Nasution, Indonesian general, hero of the independence, who died in September 2000
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/1355904/General-Abdul-Haris-Nasution.html
http://www.mindef.gov.sg/imindef/publications/pointer/journals/2006/v32n4/Personality_Profile_General_Abdul_Haris_Nasution.html

1924: Birth of Francisco Sionil José, Filipino novelist, Philippine National Artist for Literature
http://geemiz.blogspot.fr/2009/09/biography-francisco-sionil-jose.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/F._Sionil_Jos%C3%A9

1952: Birth of Wan Azizah Wan Ismail, Chairwoman of People’s Justice Party (Pari Keadilan Rakyat) in Malaysia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wan_Azizah_Wan_Ismail

1958: Nationalization of the Dutch interests in Indonesia

1959: The current flag of Singapore is adopted, six months after Singapore became self-governing within the British Empire
http://www.mapsofworld.com/flags/singapore-flag.html

1958 Armoiries

1967: Former Indonesian president Sukarno is placed under house arrest
http://www.fsmitha.com/h2/ch26-indo23.htm

1978: Hanoi announces the foundation of a United National Front for the salvation of Kampuchea by former Khmer rouge who took refuge in Vietnam
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kampuchean_United_Front_for_National_Salvation

2008: In Thailand, the People’s Alliance for Democracy (PAD) officially returned Suvarnabhumi and Don Mueang airports to authorities after its supporters occupied the compounds and halted their operations for a week
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7760592.stm

2009: Philippines governor of Maguindanao province, Andal Ampatuan Sr, is charged in connection with the killings of at least 57 people
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2009/12/20091231437277243.html

On 3 December in Japan’s history

ON 3 DECEMBER IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on December 3, 2017

1610: Death of Honda Tadakatsu, Japanese general, born on March 17, 1548
http://www.samurai-archives.com/tadakatsu.html

1879: Birth of Kafū Nagai, Japanese author, playwright, essayist and diarist who died on April 30, 1959
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kaf%C5%AB_Nagai

1887: Birth of prince Narukiko Higashikuni, Japanese Prime Minister during 50 days in 1945, who died on January 26, 1990
http://www.ndl.go.jp/portrait/e/datas/349.html

prince Narukiko Higashikuni

1899: Birth of Ikeda Hayato, Japanese Prime Minister (1960-1964) who died on August 13, 1965
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hayato_Ikeda
http://orange.zero.jp/zbj65728.park/celebrities/ikeda/ikeda-e.htm

2016: Russia warns Japan not to expect quick progress on islands
http://www.dw.com/en/a-solution-to-the-kuril-islands-dispute/a-36624291

 

On 3 December in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 3 DECEMBER IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on December 3, 2017

1552: Saint Francis Xavier dies in Shangchuan island, off Guangdong
http://www.cin.org/franxav.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/11356.html

Francis_Xavier

1574: After his failed attack, Chinese pirate Limahong leaves Manila for Pangasinan where he will establish a small kingdom near the of mouth of Agno river
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/791/today-in-philippine-history-december-3-1574-limahong-left-manila-for-pangasinan-established-kingdom-near-the-of-mouth-agno-river
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Limahong
http://tubagbohol.mikeligalig.com/history/limahong-notorious-chinese-pirate-during-spanish-time-in-the-philippines/

1877: Birth of Wang Guowei, Chinese scholar and writer who died on June 2, 1927
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Wang_Guowei

Wang Guowei

1982: Birth of Jaycee Chan, Hong Kong singer and actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jaycee_Chan
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1548493/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kB9nk061SH8

1997: In Ottawa, representatives of 121 countries sign a treaty prohibiting manufacture and deployment of anti-personnal landmine, but China (with USA and Russia) do not signs the treaty

2004: Death of Shiing-Shen Chern, Chinese mathematician, born on October 26, 1911
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shiing-Shen_Chern

2005: In Taiwan, the Democratic Progressive Party of president Chen Shui-bian suffers a big defeat in the local elections
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/12/03/AR2005120300364.html

2007: Anson Chan, a leading pro-democracy activist, wins Hong Kong’s landmark by-election, giving a huge boost to the campaign for universal suffrage in the southern Chinese territory

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hong_Kong_Island_by-election,_2007
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anson_Chan

ANSON CHAN
2009: A court in China’s restive Xinjiang region sentences five people to death for murder and other crimes committed during deadly unrest in July, the state-run Xinhua news agency said
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8392460.stm

2014: Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou has resigned as chairman of the governing party after it suffered a crushing defeat in local élections http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/front/archives/2014/12/04/2003605930 http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-30288662

2016: Donald Trump speaks to Taiwan’s leader Tsai Ing-wen in ‘historic’ first contact since 1979
http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/international/2016-12-03/donald-trump-speaks-to-taiwans-leader-tsai-ingwen-in-historic-first-contact-since-1979/1637042
https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/dec/03/trump-angers-beijing-with-provocative-phone-call-to-taiwan-president
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/nation/2016-12/03/content_15536233.html