Daily Archives: 11 décembre 2017

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 11 December in Asian history

WARS, CONFLITS, STRATEGY ON 11 DECEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on December 11, 2017

1780: After Warren Hastings, the Governor-General of Bengal, adopted strong measures to retrieve the prestige of the Company,   a strong force under Colonel Goddard captures Bassein
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warren_Hastings

1927: Communist militia, under Ye Ting command, take control of  Guangzhou (Canton) and announce the formation of Guangzhou Soviet. The city  will be retake by warlords three days later
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guangzhou_Uprising
http://www.iias.nl/iiasn/19/regions/ea1.html

1927-12-11 Guangzhou upring

1929: Deng Xiaoping leads the Baise Uprising (百色起义, Baise Qiyi) in Guangxi Province against the Guomindang government.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baise_Uprising

Deng Xiaoping 1929

1941: Germany and Italy declare war on the United States, following the  Americans’ declaration of war on Japan in the wake of the attack on Pearl  Harbor. The United States, in turn, declares war on Germany and Italy

1941: During World War II,The Imperial Japanese Navy suffers its first loss of surface vessels during the Battle of Wake Island
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=57

1941: Poland declares war on Empire of Japan.

1947: First major riot against the British during their post-war  occupation of Indonesia after that they declared void the marriage of Maria  Hertogh, 14 year-old Eurasian girl with a Muslim. 18 people are killed and 173  injured, mostly Europeans and Eurasian

1950: In Korea, end of the Battle of Chosin Reservoir, won by the  Chinese on Americans


http://militaryhistory.about.com/od/battleswars1900s/p/chosin.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Chosin_Reservoir
http://www.koreanwar-educator.org/topics/chosin/

1961: A U.S. aircraft carrier carrying Army helicopters arrived in Saigon – the first direct American military support for South Vietnam’s battle against  Communist guerrillas
http://azdailysun.com/first-direct-american-military-support-in-vietnam-arrived/article_14c84e8d-11d0-574b-834d-7b475a2cb299.html

1971: End of the Battle of Hilli or the Battle of Bogra, a major battle  fought in the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971 and Bangladesh Liberation War. It is  generally regarded as the most pitched battle that took place in East Pakistan,  now Bangladesh
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Hilli
http://www.defencejournal.com/oct99/battle-hilli.htm
1971-12-11 Battle of Bogra

2006: First election of an Aceh governor after the agreement between  separatists and the Indonesian government. Irwandi Yusuf, from independentist  movement Gam is elected with 39 % of vote. In 29 years, this conflict has  caused 15, 000 deads
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/6169303.stm

On 11 December in South Asian history

1971-12-11 Battle of Bogra

ON 11 DECEMBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on December 11, 2017

1780: After Warren Hastings, the Governor-General of Bengal, adopted strong measures to retrieve the prestige of the Company,   a strong force under Colonel Goddard captures Bassein
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warren_Hastings

1882: Birth of Subramanya Barathi, Tamil poet who was a militant for India independence and died on September 1921
http://members.tripod.com/neyveliweb/bharathy.htm
https://www.dailyo.in/variety/subramanya-bharathi-tamil-freedom-fighters-independence-bharathi/story/1/21072.html

1911: Death of Nepal king Prithvi Bir Shah. His son Tribhuvan succceds him
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tribhuvan_of_Nepal

1922: Birth of Dilip Kumar, Indian actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dilip_Kumar

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

1931: Birth of Rajneesh, Indian religious leader, also  known as Osho (Chandra Mohan Jain), Indian spiritual and philosophical figure,  died on January 19, 1990
http://www.oshoworld.com/biography/briefbio.asp
http://www.religioustolerance.org/rajneesh.htm

1935: Birth of Pranad Mukherjee, a closed ally of  Gandhi family, president of India from 2012 to 2017
http://presidentofindia.nic.in/profile-of-the-president.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pranab_Mukherjee
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/11th-december-1935-pranab-mukherjee-13th-president-of-india-was-born

1954: Birth of Prachanda (Puspa Kamal Dahal), leader  of the Maoists in Nepal
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prachanda

1971: End of the Battle of Hilli or the Battle of Bogra, a major battle  fought in the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971 and Bangladesh Liberation War. It is  generally regarded as the most pitched battle that took place in East Pakistan,  now Bangladesh
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Hilli
http://www.defencejournal.com/oct99/battle-hilli.htm1971-12-11 Battle of Bogra

1979: Mother Teresa receives her Peace Nobel Prize
http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/1979/teresa-lecture.html

Mother Teresa 1979 Nobel Peace Prize

1980: Birth of Jamshad, known as Arya, a Kerala-born  Indian movie actor in Tamil films
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arya_%28actor%29

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

1983: General Hossein Mohammad Ershad, who has deposed president Sattar  in March 1982, proclames himself president of the Republic of Bangladesh
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hossain_Mohammad_Ershad

1987: Death of G. A. Kulkarni, Indian (Marathi)  writer, born on July 10, 1923
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gurunath_Abaji_Kulkarni

1991: Salman Rushdie, Indian writer, under an Islamic  death sentence for blasphemy, made his first public appearance since 1989 in  New York, at a dinner marking the 200th anniversary of the First Amendment  (which guarantees freedom of speech in the U.S.)

1998: Death of Kavi Pradeep, Indian poet and songwriter, born on February 6, 1915
http://m.rediff.com/news/1998/dec/11kavi.htm
http://lyricists.weebly.com/kavi-pradeep.html

2000: Death of Shaista Suhrawardy Ikramullah, a prominent  female pakistani politician, diplomat and author, born on July 22, 1915
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/person.asp?perid=P078&Pg=2
http://pakistan360degrees.com/tag/begum-shaista-ikramullah/

2004: Death of M.S. Subbulakshmi, Indian singer, born  on September 16, 1916
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/M-S-Subbulakshmi-passes-away/articleshow/956124.cms
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M._S._Subbulakshmi

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wyDNKW7g2Co

2012: Death of Ravi Shankar, Indian sitar player and composer, born on April 7, 1920
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/13/arts/music/ravi-shankar-indian-sitarist-dies-at-92.html?_r=0
http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/12/showbiz/california-ravi-shankar-obit/
http://www.biography.com/people/ravi-shankar-9480456

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4gWCiLexilY

2013: Death of Sheikh Mussa Shariefi, Indian scholar, born in 1942
http://www.greaterkashmir.com/news/2013/Dec/12/sheikh-musa-shareifi-passes-away-37.asp
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sheikh_Mussa_Shariefi

Sheikh Mussa Shariefi

2015; Hema Upadhyay, Indian painter and sculptor is murdered, born in 1972
http://indianexpress.com/article/cities/mumbai/artist-hema-upadhyay-her-lawyer-found-dead-in-mumbai-drain/
https://news.artnet.com/art-world/hema-upadhyay-murder-motive-392733

 

On 11 December in Southeast Asian history

ON 11 DECEMBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on December 11, 2017

1933: Birth of Aquinilo Pimentel Jr, Filipino  politician
http://www.nenepimentel.org/

1946: Birth of Rhoma Irama, Indonesian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhoma_Irama

1947: First major riot against the British during their post-war  occupation of Indonesia after that they declared void the marriage of Maria  Hertogh, 14 year-old Eurasian girl with a Muslim. 18 people are killed and 173  injured, mostly Europeans and Eurasian

1961: A U.S. aircraft carrier carrying Army helicopters arrived in Saigon – the first direct American military support for South Vietnam’s battle against  Communist guerrillas
http://azdailysun.com/first-direct-american-military-support-in-vietnam-arrived/article_14c84e8d-11d0-574b-834d-7b475a2cb299.html

1963: General Thanom Kittikachorn becomes new Thailand prime minister
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thanom_Kittikachorn

1985: The opposition to president Ferdinand Marcos chooses Corazon  Aquino as its candidate for the February 1986 presidential elections

2006: First election of an Aceh governor after the agreement between  separatists and the Indonesian government. Irwandi Yusuf, from independentist  movement Gam is elected with 39 % of vote. In 29 years, this conflict has  caused 15, 000 deads
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/6169303.stm

 

On 11 December in Japan’s history

ON 11 DECEMBER IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on December 11, 2017

1465: Birth of Ashikaga Yoshihisa, 9th shogun of the  shogunate, who died on 26 April 1489
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ashikaga_Yoshihisa

1840: Death of 119th Japanese emperor Kokaku (1779-1817), born on 23 September 1771
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_K%C5%8Dkaku

1936: Birth of Taku Yamasaki, Japanese politician
http://www.taku.net/profile/english.html

1941: Germany and Italy declare war on the United States, following the  Americans’ declaration of war on Japan in the wake of the attack on Pearl  Harbor. The United States, in turn, declares war on Germany and Italy

1941: During World War II,The Imperial Japanese Navy suffers its first loss of surface vessels during the Battle of Wake Island
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=57

1941: Poland declares war on Empire of Japan.

1974: Former Japanese Prime Minister Eisaku Sato receives his Nobel  Peace Prize
http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/1974/sato-lecture.html

1974 Sato Nobel Prize

1975: Birth of Tomoka Kurotani, Japanese actress
http://asianmediawiki.com/Tomoka_Kurotani
http://www.bobx.com/idol/tomoka-kurotani/

1985: Birth of Aiko Kayo, Japanese idol singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aiko_Kay%C5%8D

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k5_j_Y1NQYY

 

On 11 December in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 11 DECEMBER IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on December 11, 2017

1241: Death of Ogedei Khan, Emperor of the Mongol Empire since 1229, born in 1186

1754: Death of Qing Dynasty Scholar and writer Wu Jingzi
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wu_Jingzi
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/11598.html

1911: Birth of Qian Xuesen, father of the Chinese nuclear bomb, who died on October 31, 2009
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qian_Xuesen
http://www.armscontrolwonk.com/2520/qian-xuesen-1911-2009
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/11393.html

1915: Yuan shikai accepts to become new Chinese emperor
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/yuan-shih-kai-accepts-chinese-throne
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/11606.html
http://www.gwpda.org/bio/xyz/yuansh.html

1927: Communist militia, under Ye Ting command, take control of  Guangzhou (Canton) and announce the formation of Guangzhou Soviet. The city  will be retake by warlords three days later
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guangzhou_Uprising
http://www.iias.nl/iiasn/19/regions/ea1.html

1927-12-11 Guangzhou upring

1929: Deng Xiaoping leads the Baise Uprising (百色起义, Baise Qiyi) in Guangxi Province against the Guomindang government.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baise_Uprising

Deng Xiaoping 1929

1950: In Korea, end of the Battle of Chosin Reservoir, won by the  Chinese on Americans


http://militaryhistory.about.com/od/battleswars1900s/p/chosin.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Chosin_Reservoir
http://www.koreanwar-educator.org/topics/chosin/

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

1966: Birth of Leon Lai (Li Ming) an Hong Kong singer  and actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leon_Lai

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4F7iitJxByo

1994: Death of Yao Yilin, Vice PM of China (1983-1993), born on September 6, 1917
http://www.nytimes.com/1994/12/13/obituaries/yao-yilin-a-hard-liner-is-dead-at-77.html
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/obituary-yao-yilin-1387366.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yao_Yilin

Yao Yilin

1996: Tung Chee-hwa is elected the first Chief Executive of the Hong Kong SAR. He will take his charge on July 1, 1997
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hong_Kong_Chief_Executive_election,_1996

Tung Chee Hwa 3

2001: China becomes officially a member of World Trade Organization
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/1702241.stm

2004: Legislative elections in Taiwan. Defeat of the pan-green coalition  supporting president Chen Shui-bian which gets 101 seats while the KMT and its  allies (pan-blue coalition) get 114 seats

2009: Liu Xiaobo, one of China’s best-known dissidents  and a principal author of a pro-democracy manifesto that has attracted more  than 10,000 signatures from Chinese supporters, is indicted on charges of trying  to subvert the state
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/12/12/world/asia/12china.html?_r=1&ref=asia

2012: China bishop Thaddeus Ma Daqin stripped of title after he announced his split from the Chinese Patriotic Catholic Association (CPCA) during his own ordination as auxiliary bishop of Shanghai which had been approved by Pope Benedict XVI in July
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/12/2012121284751566792.html
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Abp.-Savio-Hon:-dismissal-of-Shanghai-bishop-an-abuse”.-Churches-of-the-world-pray-for-him-26607.html

2013: China has put Zhou Yongkang, one of the most powerful politicians of the last decade, under virtual house arrest while the ruling Communist Party investigates accusations of corruption against him
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/china-puts-former-security-chief-under-house-arrest-sources
http://www.voanews.com/content/reu-china-puts-former-security-chief-under-house-arrest/1807918.html

On 11 December in Asian history

ON 11 DECEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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


Updated on December 11, 2017

1241: Death of Ogedei Khan, Emperor of the Mongol Empire since 1229, born in 1186
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/%C3%96gedei_Khan


1465: Birth of Ashikaga Yoshihisa, 9th shogun of the  shogunate, who died on 26 April 1489
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ashikaga_Yoshihisa

1754: Death of Qing Dynasty Scholar and writer Wu Jingzi
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wu_Jingzi
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/11598.html

1780: After Warren Hastings, the Governor-General of Bengal, adopted strong measures to retrieve the prestige of the Company,   a strong force under Colonel Goddard captures Bassein
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warren_Hastings

1840: Death of 119th Japanese emperor Kokaku (1779-1817), born on 23 September 1771
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_K%C5%8Dkaku

1882: Birth of Subramanya Barathi, Tamil poet who was a militant for India independence and died on September 1921
http://members.tripod.com/neyveliweb/bharathy.htm
https://www.dailyo.in/variety/subramanya-bharathi-tamil-freedom-fighters-independence-bharathi/story/1/21072.html

1911: Death of Nepal king Prithvi Bir Shah. His son Tribhuvan succceds him
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tribhuvan_of_Nepal

1911: Birth of Qian Xuesen, father of the Chinese nuclear bomb, who died on October 31, 2009
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qian_Xuesen
http://www.armscontrolwonk.com/2520/qian-xuesen-1911-2009
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/11393.html

1915: Yuan shikai accepts to become new Chinese emperor
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/yuan-shih-kai-accepts-chinese-throne
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/11606.html
http://www.gwpda.org/bio/xyz/yuansh.html

1922: Birth of Dilip Kumar, Indian actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dilip_Kumar

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

1927: Communist militia, under Ye Ting command, take control of  Guangzhou (Canton) and announce the formation of Guangzhou Soviet. The city  will be retake by warlords three days later
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guangzhou_Uprising
http://www.iias.nl/iiasn/19/regions/ea1.html

1927-12-11 Guangzhou upring

1929: Deng Xiaoping leads the Baise Uprising (百色起义, Baise Qiyi) in Guangxi Province against the Guomindang government
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baise_Uprising

Deng Xiaoping 1929

1931: Birth of Rajneesh, Indian religious leader, also  known as Osho (Chandra Mohan Jain), Indian spiritual and philosophical figure,  died on January 19, 1990
http://www.oshoworld.com/biography/briefbio.asp
http://www.religioustolerance.org/rajneesh.htm

1933: Birth of Aquinilo Pimentel Jr, Filipino  politician
http://www.nenepimentel.org/

1935: Birth of Pranad Mukherjee, a closed ally of  Gandhi family and president of India since July 2012 to 2017
http://presidentofindia.nic.in/profile-of-the-president.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pranab_Mukherjee
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/11th-december-1935-pranab-mukherjee-13th-president-of-india-was-born

1941: Germany and Italy declare war on the United States, following the  Americans’ declaration of war on Japan in the wake of the attack on Pearl  Harbor. The United States, in turn, declares war on Germany and Italy

1941: During World War II,The Imperial Japanese Navy suffers its first loss of surface vessels during the Battle of Wake Island
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=57

1941: Poland declares war on Empire of Japan

1946: Birth of Rhoma Irama, Indonesian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhoma_Irama

1947: First major riot against the British during their post-war  occupation of Indonesia after that they declared void the marriage of Maria  Hertogh, 14 year-old Eurasian girl with a Muslim. 18 people are killed and 173  injured, mostly Europeans and Eurasian

1950: In Korea, end of the Battle of Chosin Reservoir, won by the  Chinese on Americans


http://militaryhistory.about.com/od/battleswars1900s/p/chosin.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Chosin_Reservoir
http://www.koreanwar-educator.org/topics/chosin/

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

1954: Birth of Prachanda (Puspa Kamal Dahal), leader  of the Maoists in Nepal
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prachanda

1961: A U.S. aircraft carrier carrying Army helicopters arrived in Saigon – the first direct American military support for South Vietnam’s battle against  Communist guerrillas
http://azdailysun.com/first-direct-american-military-support-in-vietnam-arrived/article_14c84e8d-11d0-574b-834d-7b475a2cb299.html

1963: General Thanom Kittikachorn becomes new Thailand prime minister
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thanom_Kittikachorn

1966: Birth of Leon Lai (Li Ming) an Hong Kong singer  and actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leon_Lai

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4F7iitJxByo

1971: End of the Battle of Hilli or the Battle of Bogra, a major battle  fought in the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971 and Bangladesh Liberation War. It is  generally regarded as the most pitched battle that took place in East Pakistan,  now Bangladesh
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Hilli
http://www.defencejournal.com/oct99/battle-hilli.htm

1971-12-11 Battle of Bogra

1974: Former Japanese Prime Minister Eisaku Sato receives his Nobel  Peace Prize
http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/1974/sato-lecture.html

1974 Sato Nobel Prize

1979: Mother Teresa receives her Peace Nobel Prize
http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/1979/teresa-lecture.html

Mother Teresa 1979 Nobel Peace Prize

1980: Birth of Jamshad, known as Arya, a Kerala-born  Indian movie actor in Tamil films
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arya_%28actor%29

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

1983: General Hossein Mohammad Ershad, who has deposed president Sattar  in March 1982, proclames himself president of the Republic of Bangladesh
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hossain_Mohammad_Ershad

1985: The opposition to president Ferdinand Marcos chooses Corazon  Aquino as its candidate for the February 1986 presidential élections

1987: Death of G. A. Kulkarni, Indian (Marathi)  writer, born on July 10, 1923
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gurunath_Abaji_Kulkarni

1991: Salman Rushdie, Indian writer, under an Islamic  death sentence for blasphemy, made his first public appearance since 1989 in  New York, at a dinner marking the 200th anniversary of the First Amendment  (which guarantees freedom of speech in the U.S.)

1994: Death of Yao Yilin, Vice PM of China (1983-1993), born on September 6, 1917
http://www.nytimes.com/1994/12/13/obituaries/yao-yilin-a-hard-liner-is-dead-at-77.html
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/obituary-yao-yilin-1387366.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yao_Yilin

Yao Yilin

1996: Tung Chee-hwa is elected the first Chief Executive of the Hong Kong SAR. He will take his charge on July 1, 1997
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hong_Kong_Chief_Executive_election,_1996
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/11628.html

Tung Chee Hwa 3

1998: Death of Kavi Pradeep, Indian poet and songwriter, born on February 6, 1915
http://m.rediff.com/news/1998/dec/11kavi.htm
http://lyricists.weebly.com/kavi-pradeep.html

2000: Death of Shaista Suhrawardy Ikramullah, a prominent  female pakistani politician, diplomat and author, born on July 22, 1915
 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shaista_Suhrawardy_Ikramullah                                                                                                       http://pakistan360degrees.com/tag/begum-shaista-ikramullah/

2001: China becomes officially a member of World Trade Organization
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/1702241.stm

2004: Legislative elections in Taiwan. Defeat of the pan-green coalition  supporting president Chen Shui-bian which gets 101 seats while the KMT and its  allies (pan-blue coalition) get 114 seats

2004: Death of M.S. Subbulakshmi, Indian singer, born  on September 16, 1916
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/M-S-Subbulakshmi-passes-away/articleshow/956124.cms
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M._S._Subbulakshmi

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wyDNKW7g2Co

2006: First election of an Aceh governor after the agreement between  separatists and the Indonesian government. Irwandi Yusuf, from independentist  movement Gam is elected with 39 % of vote. In 29 years, this conflict has  caused 15, 000 deads
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/6169303.stm

2007: The first rail service for more than 50 years begins between North  and South Koreas
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7137739.stm

2009: Liu Xiaobo, one of China’s best-known dissidents  and a principal author of a pro-democracy manifesto that has attracted more  than 10,000 signatures from Chinese supporters, is indicted on charges of trying  to subvert the state
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/12/12/world/asia/12china.html?_r=1&ref=asia

2012: Death of Ravi Shankar, Indian sitar player and composer, born on April 7, 1920
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/13/arts/music/ravi-shankar-indian-sitarist-dies-at-92.html?_r=0
http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/12/showbiz/california-ravi-shankar-obit/
http://www.biography.com/people/ravi-shankar-9480456

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4gWCiLexilY

2012: China bishop Thaddeus Ma Daqin stripped of title after he announced his split from the Chinese Patriotic Catholic Association (CPCA) during his own ordination as auxiliary bishop of Shanghai which had been approved by Pope Benedict XVI in July
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/12/2012121284751566792.html
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Abp.-Savio-Hon:-dismissal-of-Shanghai-bishop-an-abuse”.-Churches-of-the-world-pray-for-him-26607.html

2013: Death of Sheikh Mussa Shariefi, Indian scholar, born in 1942
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sheikh_Mussa_Shariefi

Sheikh Mussa Shariefi

2013: China has put Zhou Yongkang, one of the most powerful politicians of the last decade, under virtual house arrest while the ruling Communist Party investigates accusations of corruption against him
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/china-puts-former-security-chief-under-house-arrest-sources
http://www.voanews.com/content/reu-china-puts-former-security-chief-under-house-arrest/1807918.html

2015; Hema Upadhyay, Indian painter and sculptor is murdered, born in 1972
http://indianexpress.com/article/cities/mumbai/artist-hema-upadhyay-her-lawyer-found-dead-in-mumbai-drain/
https://news.artnet.com/art-world/hema-upadhyay-murder-motive-392733