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On 5 December in Asian history

1971-12-05-battle-longewala

ON 5 DECEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on December 5, 2017

852: Birth of Zhu Wen, Chinese emperor of the Later Liang Dynasty who died on July 18, 912
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhu_Wen

1377: Birth of Jianwen, Ming dynasty Chinese emperor in 1398 and who died in a fire following a coup on July 13, 1402
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jianwen_Emperor

1408: Emir Edigu of Golden Horde reaches Moscow
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edigu
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Golden_Horde

1537: Birth of Ashikaga Yoshiaki, 15th shogun of the Ashikaga shogunate who died in October 1597
http://www.samurai-archives.com/yoshiaki.html

1708: Death of Takakazu Shinsuke Seki (Kowa Seki), Japanese mathematician, born in March 1642
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kowa_Seki
http://www-history.mcs.st-and.ac.uk/Biographies/Seki.html

1838: Birth of Chinese educator Wu Xun who died on April 23, 1896
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wu_Xun
http://www.bniao.org/BN/Films?ID=204
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/11328.html

1872 : Birth of Vir Singh, Punjabi poet, scholar and theologian, who dies on June 10, 1957
http://www.sikh-history.com/sikhhist/personalities/literature/veer.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vir_Singh_(writer)

1898: Birth of Josh Malihabadi, Urdu poet of India and Pakistan who died in February 1982
http://www.urdupoetry.com/profile/josh.html

1905: Birth of Sheikh Mohammed Abdullah, chief minister of Kashmir, who died on September 8, 1982
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sheikh_Abdullah

1907: Birth of Marshal Lin Biao, the heir of Mao Zedong after helping him to retake the power during the Cultural Revolution but who mysteriously died in an air crash in 1971
http://edition.cnn.com/SPECIALS/1999/china.50/inside.china/profiles/lin.biao/
http://chineseposters.net/themes/linbiao.php 

1927: Birth of Thailand king Bhumibol Adulyadej (Rama IX) who died on October 13, 2016
http://kanchanapisek.or.th/biography/hmk.en.html
https://www.thoughtco.com/king-bhumibol-adulyadej-of-thailand-195730

Bhumibol culte

1927: Birth of of Shoji Nishio Sensei, Japanese martial artist, who died on March 15, 2005
https://www.sakuraaikikai.com/sensei/shoji-nishio/

1930: Birth of Zhang Zhixin, a Chinese dissident who was gang raped then executed on 4 April 1975
http://www.china.org.cn/china/60th_anniversary_people/2009-09/17/content_18547110.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhang_Zhixin

1932: Birth of Narida (Farhat Ezekiel), Indian actress, who died on February 9, 2006
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0618918/

1937: Following the fall of Shanghai, a puppet “Dadao Municipal Governement” is established (up to May 3, 1938)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dadao_government_(Shanghai_1937%E2%80%931940)


1939: Birth of Minita Chico-Nazario, Filipino Supreme Court jurist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minita_Chico-Nazario

1941: Netherlands Indies government sends a request to Australia to send forces to Ambon and Timor. Australian Air Force planes and personnel arrive on December 7

1941: Death of Amrita Sher-Gil, Indian painter, born on January 30, 1013
http://www.sikhiwiki.org/index.php/Amrita_Sher-Gil
http://www.fridakahlofans.com/amritafans.com/mainmenu.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XQsbbGlfu78

1950: By the India-Sikkim Peace Treaty, the kingdom becomes a protectorate of India
https://www.quora.com/How-did-Sikkim-become-a-part-of-the-Indian-Union
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/11436.html
http://sikkim.nic.in/sws/sikk_his.htm

1950: Death of Sri Aurobindo, Indian guru, born on August 15, 1872
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/aurobindo-ghose.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/5-december-1950-sri-aurobindo-indian-nationalist-and-spiritual-guru-passed-away

1950: The Communists with Chinese help re-occupy Pyongyang, sweeping into South Korea and recapturing Seoul
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/december/5/newsid_3231000/3231381.stm

1950: Thirteen Asian governments ask Beijing to limit its intervention in Korea

1951: Death of Abanindranath Tagore, Indian writer and painter, born on August 7, 1871
http://totallyhistory.com/abanindranath-tagore/

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http://www.google.fr/search?q=abanindranath+tagore+paintings&nord=1&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=K6ifUt7lA4nNhAfN34GYCg&ved=0CAcQ_AUoAQ&biw=1366&bih=628

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rXwkWoO8lDU

1957: Indonesian government orders 46,000 Dutch citizens to be expelled

1963: Death of Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy, born on September 8 1892,  Prime Minister of Pakistan (September 1956-October 1957)
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/person.asp?perid=P016

1966: Birth of Lee Seung-Chul, South Korean singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lee_Seung-Cheol

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

1971: Battle of Longewala between India and Pakistan during the liberation war of Bangladesh

1971-12-05-battle-longewala
http://topyaps.com/8-things-know-battle-longewala
http://www.indiatimes.com/culture/who-we-are/the-greatest-underdog-story-ever-told-the-battle-of-longewala-indopak-war-1971_-233975.html

1972: Birth of Amir Muhammad, Malayan filmmaker
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amir_Muhammad_(director)

1976: General elections in Japan. Big loses by DLP led by prime minister Takeo Miki who resigns
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_general_election,_1976
http://www.jstor.org/discover/10.2307/2756299?uid=3738016&uid=2&uid=4&sid=21104751355481

Takeo Miki 2

1978: Birth of Pachrapa Chaichua, Thai actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pachrapa_Chaichua

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jST3Fs_cBlA&list=LPGzkldUG5iJA&index=3&feature=plcp

1978: The Soviet Union sign a « Friendship Treaty” with the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/ussr-and-afghanistan-sign-friendship-treaty
http://www.jstor.org/stable/20692120?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents

1986: Death of Sir Edward Youde, governor of Hong kong from May 1982 to December 1986
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_Youde

1989: Birth of Kwon Yuri, South Korean singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kwon_Yuri
http://www.soompi.com/forums/topic/190709-official-yuri-kwon-picture-thread/

1995: Sri Lanka government announces the conquest of Tamil stronghold of Jaffna
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/december/5/newsid_4618000/4618661.stm

2001: Early general elections in Sri Lanka, won by opposition led by Ranil Wickremesinghe, leader of United National Party who will be sworn in Prime minister on 9 December
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ranil_Wickremasinghe

2001: In Germany, four Afghan factions leaders sign a pact to create a temporary administration for post-Taliban Afghanistan. Hamid Karzai and his Cabinet are planned to take over power in Afghanistan on December 22

2002: Death of Ne Win, the ex-dictator of Burma from 1962 to 1988
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/1581413.stm
http://www.biography.com/people/u-ne-win-9422402

ne-win-2002

2005: Death of Liu Binyan, a Chinese journalist and political dissident, born on January 15, 1925
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/12/05/AR2005120502068.html http://www.hrichina.org/sites/default/files/PDFs/CRF.1.2006/CRF-2006-1_Exile.pdf

2007: Thailand celebrates venerated king Bhumibol Adulyadej (Rama IX) 80th birthday


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

2009: Death of Princess Vimolchatra of Thailand, born on June 27, 1921
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vimolchatra

2010: A Pakistani anti-terrorism court has ordered that two senior police officers tasked with protecting Benazir Bhutto, Pakistan’s assassinated former prime minister, should be arrested for failing to provide adequate security to her in the run-up to her death
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2010/12/201012585033398743.html

2013: King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand urges people to support each other for the sake of the country, in his address to the nation on his birthday.
http://www.euronews.com/2013/12/05/thai-king-urges-people-to-do-their-duty-declines-comment-on-crisis/
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-25221607

2016 : Philippines Vice President Leni Robredo resigns from the cabinet but vows to lead the opposition and challenge the policies of President Rodrigo Duterte, including his deadly war on drugs and moves to reinstate the death penalty
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/philippines-vp-vows-take-duterte-after-cabinet-exit
https://asiancorrespondent.com/2016/12/philippines-vice-president-leni-robredo-quits-cabinet-citing-plot-steal-job/

2016 : Death of Jayalalithaa, Indian politician, chief minister of Tamil Nadu, born in 1948
http://indianexpress.com/article/india/jayalalithaa-dies-of-heart-attack-tamil-nadu-chennai-cardiac-arrest-aiadmk-4410487/
http://zeenews.india.com/news/chennai/rip-amma-chronology-of-major-milestones-in-the-four-decade-political-career-of-jayalalithaa-heres-timeline_1956273.html

 

Holidays and observances

Thailand’s King’s Birthday, National Day

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 5 December in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 5 DECEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on December 5, 2017

1408: Emir Edigu of Golden Horde reaches Moscow
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edigu
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Golden_Horde

1937: Following the fall of Shanghai, a puppet “Dadao Municipal Governement” is established (up to May 3, 1938)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dadao_government_(Shanghai_1937%E2%80%931940)


1941: Netherlands Indies government sends a request to Australia to send forces to Ambon and Timor. Australian Air Force planes and personnel arrive on December 7

1950: By the India-Sikkim Peace Treaty, the kingdom becomes a protectorate of India
https://www.quora.com/How-did-Sikkim-become-a-part-of-the-Indian-Union
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/11436.html
http://sikkim.nic.in/sws/sikk_his.htm

1950: The Communists with Chinese help re-occupy Pyongyang, sweeping into South Korea and recapturing Seoul
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/december/5/newsid_3231000/3231381.stm

1950: Thirteen Asian governments ask Beijing to limit its intervention in Korea

1957: Indonesian government orders 46,000 Dutch citizens to be expelled

1971: Battle of Longewala between India and Pakistan during the liberation war of Bangladesh

1971-12-05-battle-longewala
http://topyaps.com/8-things-know-battle-longewala
http://www.indiatimes.com/culture/who-we-are/the-greatest-underdog-story-ever-told-the-battle-of-longewala-indopak-war-1971_-233975.html

1978: The Soviet Union sign a « Friendship Treaty” with the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/ussr-and-afghanistan-sign-friendship-treaty
http://www.jstor.org/stable/20692120?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents

1995: Sri Lanka government announces the conquest of Tamil stronghold of Jaffna
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/december/5/newsid_4618000/4618661.stm

2001: In Germany, four Afghan factions leaders sign a pact to create a temporary administration for post-Taliban Afghanistan. Hamid Karzai and his Cabinet are planned to take over power in Afghanistan on December 22

 

On 5 December in South Asian history

1971-12-05-battle-longewala

ON 5 DECEMBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on December 5, 2017

1872 : Birth of Vir Singh, Punjabi poet, scholar and theologian, who dies on June 10, 1957
http://www.sikh-history.com/sikhhist/personalities/literature/veer.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vir_Singh_(writer)

1898: Birth of Josh Malihabadi, Urdu poet of India and Pakistan who died in February 1982
http://www.urdupoetry.com/profile/josh.html

1905: Birth of Sheikh Mohammed Abdullah, chief minister of Kashmir, who died on September 8, 1982
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sheikh_Abdullah

1932: Birth of Narida (Farhat Ezekiel), Indian actress, who died on February 9, 2006
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0618918/

1941: Death of Amrita Sher-Gil, Indian painter, born on January 30, 1013
http://www.sikhiwiki.org/index.php/Amrita_Sher-Gil
http://www.fridakahlofans.com/amritafans.com/mainmenu.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XQsbbGlfu78

1950: By the India-Sikkim Peace Treaty, the kingdom becomes a protectorate of India
https://www.quora.com/How-did-Sikkim-become-a-part-of-the-Indian-Union
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/11436.html
http://sikkim.nic.in/sws/sikk_his.htm

1950: Death of Sri Aurobindo, Indian guru, born on August 15, 1872
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/aurobindo-ghose.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/5-december-1950-sri-aurobindo-indian-nationalist-and-spiritual-guru-passed-away

1951: Death of Abanindranath Tagore, Indian writer and painter, Nobel laureate 1913, born on August 7, 1871
http://totallyhistory.com/abanindranath-tagore/
http://www.google.fr/search?q=abanindranath+tagore+paintings&nord=1&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=K6ifUt7lA4nNhAfN34GYCg&ved=0CAcQ_AUoAQ&biw=1366&bih=628

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rXwkWoO8lDU

1963: Death of Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy, born on September 8 1892,  Prime Minister of Pakistan (September 1956-October 1957)
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/person.asp?perid=P016

1971: Battle of Longewala between India and Pakistan during the liberation war of Bangladesh

1971-12-05-battle-longewala
http://topyaps.com/8-things-know-battle-longewala
http://www.indiatimes.com/culture/who-we-are/the-greatest-underdog-story-ever-told-the-battle-of-longewala-indopak-war-1971_-233975.html

1972: Birth of Amir Muhammad, Malayan filmmaker

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amir_Muhammad_(director)

1978: The Soviet Union sign a « Friendship Treaty” with the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/ussr-and-afghanistan-sign-friendship-treaty
http://www.jstor.org/stable/20692120?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents

1995: Sri Lanka government announces the conquest of Tamil stronghold of Jaffna
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/december/5/newsid_4618000/4618661.stm

2001: Early general elections in Sri Lanka, won by opposition led by Ranil Wickremesinghe, leader of United National Party who will be sworn in Prime minister on 9 December
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ranil_Wickremasinghe

2001: In Germany, four Afghan factions leaders sign a pact to create a temporary administration for post-Taliban Afghanistan. Hamid Karzai and his Cabinet are planned to take over power in Afghanistan on December 22

2010: A Pakistani anti-terrorism court has ordered that two senior police officers tasked with protecting Benazir Bhutto, Pakistan’s assassinated former prime minister, should be arrested for failing to provide adequate security to her in the run-up to her death
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2010/12/201012585033398743.html

2016 : Death of Jayalalithaa, Indian politician, chief minister of Tamil Nadu, born in 1948
http://indianexpress.com/article/india/jayalalithaa-dies-of-heart-attack-tamil-nadu-chennai-cardiac-arrest-aiadmk-4410487/
http://zeenews.india.com/news/chennai/rip-amma-chronology-of-major-milestones-in-the-four-decade-political-career-of-jayalalithaa-heres-timeline_1956273.html

 

On 5 December in Southeast Asian history

ON 5 DECEMBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on December 5, 2017

1927: Birth of Thailand king Bhumibol Adulyadej (Rama IX)
http://kanchanapisek.or.th/biography/hmk.en.html
https://www.thoughtco.com/king-bhumibol-adulyadej-of-thailand-195730

Bhumibol culte

1939: Birth of Minita Chico-Nazario, Filipino Supreme Court jurist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minita_Chico-Nazario

1941: Netherlands Indies government sends a request to Australia to send forces to Ambon and Timor. Australian Air Force planes and personnel arrive on December 7

1957: Indonesian government orders 46,000 Dutch citizens to be expelled

1978: Birth of Pachrapa Chaichua, Thai actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pachrapa_Chaichua

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jST3Fs_cBlA&list=LPGzkldUG5iJA&index=3&feature=plcp

2002: Death of Ne Win, the ex-dictator of Burma from 1962 to 1988
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/1581413.stm
http://www.biography.com/people/u-ne-win-9422402

ne-win-2002

2007: Thailand celebrates venerated king Bhumibol Adulyadej (Rama IX) 80th birthday


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

2009: Death of Princess Vimolchatra of Thailand, born on June 27, 1921
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vimolchatra

2013: King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand urges people to support each other for the sake of the country, in his address to the nation on his birthday.
http://www.euronews.com/2013/12/05/thai-king-urges-people-to-do-their-duty-declines-comment-on-crisis/
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-25221607

2016 : Philippines Vice President Leni Robredo resigns from the cabinet but vows to lead the opposition and challenge the policies of President Rodrigo Duterte, including his deadly war on drugs and moves to reinstate the death penalty
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/philippines-vp-vows-take-duterte-after-cabinet-exit
https://asiancorrespondent.com/2016/12/philippines-vice-president-leni-robredo-quits-cabinet-citing-plot-steal-job/

 

Holidays and observances

Thailand’s King’s Birthday, National Day

On 5 December in Japan’s history

ON 5 DECEMBER IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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

Updated on December 5, 2017

1537: Birth of Ashikaga Yoshiaki, 15th shogun of the Ashikaga shogunate who died in October 1597
http://www.samurai-archives.com/yoshiaki.html

1708: Death of Takakazu Shinsuke Seki (Kowa Seki), Japanese mathematician, born in March 1642
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kowa_Seki
http://www-history.mcs.st-and.ac.uk/Biographies/Seki.html

1927: Birth of of Shoji Nishio Sensei, Japanese martial artist, who died on March 15, 2005
http://www.aikidojo.info/html/shoji_nishio_sensei.html

1976: General elections in Japan. Big loses by DLP led by prime minister Takeo Miki who resigns
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_general_election,_1976
http://www.jstor.org/discover/10.2307/2756299?uid=3738016&uid=2&uid=4&sid=21104751355481

Takeo Miki 2

1980: Birth of Shizuka Ito, Japanese voice actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shizuka_Ito

 

On 5 December in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 5 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 5, 2017

852: Birth of Zhu Wen, Chinese emperor of the Later Liang Dynasty who died on July 18, 912
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhu_Wen

1377: Birth of Jianwen, Ming dynasty Chinese emperor in 1398 and who died in a fire following a coup on July 13, 1402
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jianwen_Emperor

1408: Emir Edigu of Golden Horde reaches Moscow
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edigu
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Golden_Horde

1838: Birth of Chinese educator Wu Xun who died on April 23, 1896
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wu_Xun
http://www.bniao.org/BN/Films?ID=204
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/11328.html

1907: Birth of Marshal Lin Biao, the heir of Mao Zedong after helping him to retake the power during the Cultural Revolution but who mysteriously died in an air crash in 1971
http://edition.cnn.com/SPECIALS/1999/china.50/inside.china/profiles/lin.biao/
http://chineseposters.net/themes/linbiao.php 

1930: Birth of Zhang Zhixin, a Chinese dissident who was gang raped then executed on 4 April 1975
http://www.china.org.cn/china/60th_anniversary_people/2009-09/17/content_18547110.htm http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhang_Zhixin

1937: Following the fall of Shanghai, a puppet “Dadao Municipal Governement” is established (up to May 3, 1938)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dadao_government_(Shanghai_1937%E2%80%931940)


1950: The Communists with Chinese help re-occupy Pyongyang, sweeping into South Korea and recapturing Seoul
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/december/5/newsid_3231000/3231381.stm

1950: Thirteen Asian governments ask Beijing to limit its intervention in Korea

1979: Birth of Evonne Hsu Hui Xin, Chinese-American actress
http://yummycelebrities.com/2006/04/13/evonne-hsu/

1981: Birth of Leila Tong Ning, Hong Kong actress
http://yummycelebrities.com/2006/07/01/leila-tong-ning/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leila_Tong

1986: Death of Sir Edward Youde, governor of Hong kong from May 1982 to December 1986
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_Youde

2005: Death of Liu Binyan, a Chinese journalist and political dissident, born on January 15, 1925
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/12/05/AR2005120502068.html
http://www.hrichina.org/sites/default/files/PDFs/CRF.1.2006/CRF-2006-1_Exile.pdf