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On 4 December in Asian history

1971-12-04 Battle

On 4 DECEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY 

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Updated on December 4, 2017

1696: Death of Empress Meisho (1629-1643), born on January 9, 1624
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Empress_Meish%C5%8D

1829: Britain abolishes “suttee” in India (widow burning herself to death on her husband’s funeral pyre)
http://www.wordnik.com/words/suttee

1884: Kapsin Revolution in Korea by progressive elites, quickly  repressed
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gapsin_Coup

1892: Birth of Liu Bocheng, Chinese Communist military  commander and Marshal of the People’s Liberation Army, who died on October 7, 1986
http://www.paulnoll.com/China/Long-March/Long-March-Liu-Bocheng.html

1894: Birth of T.V. Soong, Chinese banker,  brother-in-law of Chiang Kai-shek, who died on 24 April 1971
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/T._V._Soong

1895: Birth of Fung Yu-lan (Feng Youlan), Chinese  philosopher who died in 1990
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Feng_Youlan
http://users.ox.ac.uk/~worc0337/authors/feng.youlan.html

1910: Birth of Ramaswamy Venkatararam, president of  India (1987-1992) who died on January 27, 2009
http://presidentvenkataraman.in/
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/r-venkataraman.html
http://www.asian-affairs.com/biographies/venkataramancv.html

1918: Birth of Gong Qiuxia, Chinese actress who died  in September 2004
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gong_Qiuxia

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7mX1KUP5OF0

1919: Birth of I. K. Gujral, Indian politician, 12th Prime Minister of India who died on November 30, 2012

http://www.pmindia.gov.in/en/former_pm/shri-inder-kumar-gujral/
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/i-k-gujral.html

1932: Birth of Roh Tae-woo, president of South Korea  (1988-1993)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roh_Tae-woo

1939: Death of Chinese powerful warlord Wu Peifu, born on April 22, 1974
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wu_Peifu
http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Wu_Peifu.aspx
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/11400.html

1941: Jawaharl Nehru is realeased from Dehra Dun jail

1942: World War II: Carlson’s patrol during the Guadalcanal Campaign ends
http://12tfw.org/longpatrol.pdf
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Carlson%27s_Patrol

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q97f6so6Wa4

1946: Birth of Yo Inoue, Japanese actress who died on  February 28, 2003
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=3408

1946: Birth of Cheng Pei-pei, Chinese actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cheng_Pei-pei
http://www.hkcinemagic.com/en/gallery.asp?fid=&pid=300&type=0&id=13295

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x-R74vHffRo&feature=related

1948: Ship Kiangya transporting Chinese civil war refugees hits mine in Whangpoo River, China, sinks killing 2,750
http://world.time.com/2012/01/20/unsafe-at-sea-asias-history-of-deadly-ferry-disasters/slide/ss-kiangya-china-1948/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xs5qWLRC8h0

1949: Duncan Stewart, 2nd British Governor of Sarawak is fatally stabbed in the streets of Sibu by Malay student Rosli Dhoby
http://roslidhobi.yolasite.com/biography-of-rosli-dhobi—english.php
http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2013/09/16/they-lied-rosli-dhoby-not-pro-indonesia/

1951: Mirwaiz Maulvi Muhammad Yusuf is appointed president of Azaz  Kashmir (Free Kashmir) government
http://www.hindustantimes.com/india/mirwaiz-mohammad-yusuf-shah/story-tWhoyJ5Qlsayihkftxk5XK.html

1951: Birth of Chang Yi, Chinese film director and  scripwriter
http://www.hkcinemagic.com/en/people.asp?id=636


1966: Viet Cong attack Tan Son Nhut airport
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/viet-cong-attack-tan-son-nhut-airport

1966: Former mayor of Beijing, Peng Zhen, is arrested by Red Guards
http://www.chinavitae.org/biography/Peng_Zhen/career
http://www.marxists.org/glossary/people/p/e.htm#peng-zhen

1967: During Vietnam War, US and South Vietnamese forces engage Viet Cong  troops in the Mekong Delta
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/riverine-force-surrounds-viet-cong-battalion

1971: Attack on Pakistan Navy and Karachi by the Indian Navy (Operation  Trident)
 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Trident_(Indo-Pakistani_War)
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/vadodara/When-surprise-attack-from-Okha-sank-Pak-navy-ships/articleshow/17632505.cms
http://defence.pk/threads/karachi-on-fire-operation-trident.222815/

1971: Beginning of the The Battle of Basantar or the Battle of Barapind  (up to December 16), one of the vital battles fought as part of the  Indo-Pakistani War of 1971
http://defenceforumindia.com/forum/threads/battle-of-basantar-or-battle-of-barapind.49785/
http://gunsinstamps.blogspot.fr/2015/03/16-independent-armoured-brigade-battle.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Basantar

1971-12-04 Battle

1971: Death of Shunryu Suzuki, Japanese-American monk and educator, founded the San Francisco Zen Center, orn on May 18, 1904
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shunryu_Suzuki

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

1971: UN Security Council calls emergency session to consider  deteriorating situation between India and Pakistan

1973: Birth of Atsushi Tamura, Japanese comedian,  musician (jealkb)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atsushi_Tamura

1977: Malaysian Airline System Flight 653 is hijacked and crashes in Tanjong Kupang, Johor, killing 100
https://thedevilsbutterfly.wordpress.com/2014/03/14/mas-mh-653-crash-strange-sighting-and-chilling-stories-from-tanjung-kupang/

1977-12-04 Malaysia-Airlines-Flight-653

1978: Birth of Jaclyn Victor, Malaysian singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jaclyn_Victor

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2bMkGC25R7M&feature=related

1982: After two years on work, People Republic of China new constitution  is adopted
http://english.people.com.cn/constitution/constitution.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/11374.html

1984 : During the Sri Lankan Civil War, Sri Lankan Army soldiers kill 107–150 civilians in Mannar
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1984_Mannar_massacre

2002: Second Bonn Conference on Afghanistan

2005: Tens of thousands of people in Hong Kong protest for democracy and  call on the Government to allow universal and equal suffrage
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/December_2005_protest_for_democracy_in_Hong_Kong

2007: A new bishop, supported by Vatican, is ordained in China. He is  Joseph Gan Junqiu, ordained in the Sacred Heart cathedral in Guangzhou
http://www.asianews.it/index.php?l=en&art=10945

2007: In Malaysia, 29 Ethnic Indians are arrested on charge of killing  attempt in the 25 November demonstration

2008: Tibet’s spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, has addressed Europe’s  lawmakers, restating that he was seeking autonomy within China – not independence
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/7764533.stm

2008: Thailand’s influential King Bhumibol Adulyadej last night failed  to deliver his annual birthday-eve speech, a stunning turn of events coming as  Thais looked to him for a way out of the country’s political turmoil

2008: The body of first Afghan President Mohammad Daud  Khan has been identified three decades after he was killed in a Communist coup, 
officials say
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7764852.stm

2015 : Malaysia’s Parliament approves a security law that will give sweeping security powers to a council led by the prime minister, in a move slammed by rights groups and critics as a step toward a dictatorship

Holidays and observances

Navy Day in India

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 4 December in Asian history

1971-12-04 Battle

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 4 DECEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on December 4, 2017

1884: Kapsin Revolution in Korea by progressive elites, quickly  repressed
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gapsin_Coup

1942: World War II: Carlson’s patrol during the Guadalcanal Campaign ends

http://12tfw.org/longpatrol.pdf
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Carlson%27s_Patrol

https://youtu.be/q97f6so6Wa4

1948: Ship Kiangya transporting Chinese civil war refugees hits mine in Whangpoo River, China, sinks killing 2,750
http://world.time.com/2012/01/20/unsafe-at-sea-asias-history-of-deadly-ferry-disasters/slide/ss-kiangya-china-1948/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xs5qWLRC8h0

1949: Duncan Stewart, 2nd British Governor of Sarawak is fatally stabbed in the streets of Sibu by Malay student Rosli Dhoby
http://roslidhobi.yolasite.com/biography-of-rosli-dhobi—english.php
http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2013/09/16/they-lied-rosli-dhoby-not-pro-indonesia/

1966: Viet Cong attack Tan Son Nhut airport
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/viet-cong-attack-tan-son-nhut-airport

1967: During Vietnam War, US and South Vietnamese forces engage Viet Cong  troops in the Mekong Delta
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/riverine-force-surrounds-viet-cong-battalion

1971: Attack on Pakistan Navy and Karachi by the Indian Navy (Operation  Trident)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Trident_(Indo-Pakistani_War)
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/vadodara/When-surprise-attack-from-Okha-sank-Pak-navy-ships/articleshow/17632505.cms
http://defence.pk/threads/karachi-on-fire-operation-trident.222815/

1971: Beginning of the The Battle of Basantar or the Battle of Barapind  (up to December 16), one of the vital battles fought as part of the  Indo-Pakistani War of 1971
http://defenceforumindia.com/forum/threads/battle-of-basantar-or-battle-of-barapind.49785/
http://gunsinstamps.blogspot.fr/2015/03/16-independent-armoured-brigade-battle.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Basanta

1971-12-04 Battle

1971: UN Security Council calls emergency session to consider  deteriorating situation between India and Pakistan

1977: Malaysian Airline System Flight 653 is hijacked and crashes in Tanjong Kupang, Johor, killing 100
https://thedevilsbutterfly.wordpress.com/2014/03/14/mas-mh-653-crash-strange-sighting-and-chilling-stories-from-tanjung-kupang/

1977-12-04 Malaysia-Airlines-Flight-653

1984 : During the Sri Lankan Civil War, Sri Lankan Army soldiers kill 107–150 civilians in Mannar
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1984_Mannar_massacre

2002: Second Bonn Conference on Afghanistan

2008: Tibet’s spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, address Europe’s  lawmakers, restating that he was seeking autonomy within China – not independence
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/7764533.stm

 

Holidays and observances

Navy Day in India

On 4 December in South Asian history

1971-12-04 Battle

On 4 DECEMBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY


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

Updated on December 4, 2017

1829: Britain abolishes “suttee” in India (widow burning herself to death on her husband’s funeral pyre)
http://www.wordnik.com/words/suttee

1910: Birth of Ramaswamy Venkatararam, president of  India (1987-1992) who died on January 27, 2009
http://presidentvenkataraman.in/
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/r-venkataraman.html
http://www.asian-affairs.com/biographies/venkataramancv.html

1919: Birth of I. K. Gujral, Indian politician, 12th Prime Minister of India who died on November 30, 2012
http://www.pmindia.gov.in/en/former_pm/shri-inder-kumar-gujral/
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/i-k-gujral.html

1941: Jawaharl Nehru is realeased from Dehra Dun jail

1951: Mirwaiz Maulvi Muhammad Yusuf is appointed president of Azaz  Kashmir (Free Kashmir) government
http://www.hindustantimes.com/india/mirwaiz-mohammad-yusuf-shah/story-tWhoyJ5Qlsayihkftxk5XK.html

1971: Attack on Pakistan Navy and Karachi by the Indian Navy (Operation  Trident)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Trident_(Indo-Pakistani_War)
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/vadodara/When-surprise-attack-from-Okha-sank-Pak-navy-ships/articleshow/17632505.cms
http://defence.pk/threads/karachi-on-fire-operation-trident.222815/

1971: Beginning of the The Battle of Basantar or the Battle of Barapind  (up to December 16), one of the vital battles fought as part of the  Indo-Pakistani War of 1971
http://defenceforumindia.com/forum/threads/battle-of-basantar-or-battle-of-barapind.49785/
http://gunsinstamps.blogspot.fr/2015/03/16-independent-armoured-brigade-battle.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Basantar

1971-12-04 Battle

1971: UN Security Council calls emergency session to consider  deteriorating situation between India and Pakistan

1984 : During the Sri Lankan Civil War, Sri Lankan Army soldiers kill 107–150 civilians in Mannar
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1984_Mannar_massacre

2002: Second Bonn Conference on Afghanistan

2008: Tibet’s spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, address Europe’s  lawmakers, restating that he was seeking autonomy within China – not independence
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/7764533.stm

2008: The body of first Afghan President Mohammad Daud  Khan has been identified three decades after he was killed in a Communist coup,  officials say
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7764852.stm

 

Holidays and observances

Navy Day in India

On 4 December in Southeast Asian history

ON 4 DECEMBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on December 4, 2017

1947: Birth of Sean Lu, Vietnamese actor
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1340503/
http://www.hotflick.net/celebs/sean_lu.html

1949: Duncan Stewart, 2nd British Governor of Sarawak is fatally stabbed in the streets of Sibu by Malay student Rosli Dhoby
http://roslidhobi.yolasite.com/biography-of-rosli-dhobi—english.php
http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2013/09/16/they-lied-rosli-dhoby-not-pro-indonesia/

1966: Viet Cong attack Tan Son Nhut airport
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/viet-cong-attack-tan-son-nhut-airport

1967: During Vietnam War, US and South Vietnamese forces engage Viet Cong  troops in the Mekong Delta
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/riverine-force-surrounds-viet-cong-battalion

1977: Malaysian Airline System Flight 653 is hijacked and crashes in Tanjong Kupang, Johor, killing 100
https://thedevilsbutterfly.wordpress.com/2014/03/14/mas-mh-653-crash-strange-sighting-and-chilling-stories-from-tanjung-kupang/

1977-12-04 Malaysia-Airlines-Flight-653

1978: Birth of Jaclyn Victor, Malaysian singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jaclyn_Victor

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2bMkGC25R7M&feature=related

2007: In Malaysia, 29 Ethnic Indians are arrested on charge of killing  attempt in the 25 November demonstration

2015 : Malaysia’s Parliament approves a security law that will give sweeping security powers to a council led by the prime minister, in a move slammed by rights groups and critics as a step toward a dictatorship


 

On 4 December in Japan’s history

On 4 DECEMBER IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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

Updated on December 4, 2017

1696: Death of Empress Meisho (1629-1643), born on January 9, 1624
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Empress_Meish%C5%8D

1942: World War II: Carlson’s patrol during the Guadalcanal Campaign ends
http://12tfw.org/longpatrol.pdf
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Carlson%27s_Patrol

1946: Birth of Yo Inoue, Japanese actress who died on  February 28, 2003
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=3408

1971: Death of Shunryu Suzuki, Japanese-American monk and educator, founded the San Francisco Zen Center, orn on May 18, 1904
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shunryu_Suzuki

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

1973: Birth of Atsushi Tamura, Japanese comedian,  musician (jealkb)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atsushi_Tamura

 

On 4 December in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

On 4 DECEMBER IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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

Updated on December 4, 2017

1892: Birth of Liu Bocheng, Chinese Communist military  commander and Marshal of the People’s Liberation Army, who died on October 7, 1986
http://www.paulnoll.com/China/Long-March/Long-March-Liu-Bocheng.html

1894: Birth of T.V. Soong, Chinese banker,  brother-in-law of Chiang Kai-shek, who died on 24 April 1971
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/T._V._Soong

1895: Birth of Fung Yu-lan (Feng Youlan), Chinese  philosopher who died in 1990
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Feng_Youlan
http://users.ox.ac.uk/~worc0337/authors/feng.youlan.html

1918: Birth of Gong Qiuxia, Chinese actress who died  in September 2004
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gong_Qiuxia

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7mX1KUP5OF0

1939: Death of Chinese powerful warlord Wu Peifu, born on April 22, 1974
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wu_Peifu
http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Wu_Peifu.aspx
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/11400.html

1946: Birth of Cheng Pei-pei, Chinese actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cheng_Pei-pei
http://www.hkcinemagic.com/en/gallery.asp?fid=&pid=300&type=0&id=13295

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x-R74vHffRo&feature=related

1948: Ship Kiangya transporting Chinese civil war refugees hits mine in Whangpoo River, China, sinks killing 2,750 die
http://world.time.com/2012/01/20/unsafe-at-sea-asias-history-of-deadly-ferry-disasters/slide/ss-kiangya-china-1948/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xs5qWLRC8h0

1950: During the Korea War, Pyongyang is retaken by communist forces

1951: Birth of Chang Yi, Chinese film director and  scripwriter
http://www.hkcinemagic.com/en/people.asp?id=636


1966: Former mayor of Beijing, Peng Zhen, is arrested by Red Guards
http://www.chinavitae.org/biography/Peng_Zhen/career
http://www.marxists.org/glossary/people/p/e.htm#peng-zhen

1982: After two years on work, People Republic of China new constitution  is adopted
http://english.people.com.cn/constitution/constitution.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/11374.html

2005: Tens of thousands of people in Hong Kong protest for democracy and  call on the Government to allow universal and equal suffrage
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/December_2005_protest_for_democracy_in_Hong_Kong

2007: A new bishop, supported by Vatican, is ordained in China. He is  Joseph Gan Junqiu, ordained in the Sacred Heart cathedral in Guangzhou
http://www.asianews.it/index.php?l=en&art=10945

2008: Tibet’s spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, has addressed Europe’s  lawmakers, restating that he was seeking autonomy within China – not independence
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/7764533.stm