Daily Archives: 17 décembre 2017

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 17 December in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 17 DECEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on December 17, 2017

1398: Sultan Nasir-ud Din Mahmud’s armies in Delhi are defeated by Timur
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/person.asp?perid=P052

1637: In the Shimabara Rebellion, Japanese peasants, lead by Amakusa Shiro, rise against daimyo Matsukura Shigeharu
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Shimabara_Rebellion
http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/wars_shimabara.html 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amakusa_Shir%C5%8D

1637-12-17 Shimabara rebellion

1803: Raghuji Bhonsle (II) of Nagpur signed the Treaty of Deogaon with the British after the Battle of Laswari and gave up the province of Cuttack including Balasore
https://global.britannica.com/event/Treaty-of-Deogaon
https://books.google.fr/books?id=CeEmpfmbxKEC&pg=SL3-PA39&lpg=SL3-PA39&dq=Treaty+of+Deogaon&source=bl&ots=fyCDsIK-EI&sig=SKKuwiaw9IL9ejB7-2GZvaDJV1g&hl=fr&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwie0sy5x4_YAhUMB8AKHXY-BuEQ6AEIUDAF#v=onepage&q=Treaty%20of%20Deogaon&f=false
http://www.historytuition.com/anglo_maratha_wars/anglo_maratha_treaties/treaty_of_deogaon(1803).html

1907: Independence of Bhutan. Ugyen Wangchuck is elected first king of the current dynasty. He will reign up to 1926
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ugyen_Wangchuck
https://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/ugyen-wangchuck-7084.php

1920: Japan receives League of Nations mandate over Pacific islands
http://pwencycl.kgbudge.com/M/a/Mandates.htm
http://tighar.org/Projects/Earhart/Archives/Research/ResearchPapers/mandates.html

1941: Japanese forces land in northern Borneo (Indonesia)

1941: Rear Admiral Husband E. Kimmel is relieved of his command of the U.S. Pacific Fleet as part of a shake-up of officers in the wake of the Pearl Harbor disaster
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/commander-at-pearl-harbor-canned

1944: US destroyers sink in typhoon Cobra off Philippines, 790 killed
http://www.desausa.org/typhoon_of_1944.htm
http://world-war-2.wikia.com/wiki/Typhoon_Cobra_Disaster

1944: US army end of excluding Japanese-Americans from west coast. Japanese-Americans are released from detention camps
http://depts.washington.edu/civilr/after_internment.htm
http://encyclopedia.densho.org/Return_to_West_Coast/

1950: The F-86 Sabre’s first mission over Korea

1961: Indian troops enter in the Portugese enclaves Goa, Damao and Diu (operation Vijay). Portugal calls in United Nations Security Council
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Vijay_(1961)

1978: 5,000 people protest outside the U.S. embassy in Taipei in response to the decision to move the American embassy to Beijing

1979: Khieu Sampan replaces Pol Pot as head of Khmers rouges government in the purpose to further a rapprochement between the resistance movements against the Vietnamese occupation
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khieu_Samphan

2002: The International Court for justice gives to Malaysia the Sipadan and Ligitan islets off Sabah
http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Southeast_Asia/DL21Ae01.html
http://www.icj-cij.org/files/case-related/102/10570.pdf
https://www.slideshare.net/pridiv/forin-policy-presentation

 

 

On 17 December in South Asian history

ON 17 DECEMBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on December 17, 2017

 1275: Death of Jalaluddin Muhammad Rumi, Afghan scholar and famed sufi mistic poet
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rumi


1398: Sultan Nasir-ud Din Mahmud’s armies in Delhi are defeated by Timur
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/person.asp?perid=P052

1556: Birth of Abdul Rahim Khan-I-Khana, Indian poet, who died in 1627
http://www.poemhunter.com/abdul-rahim-khan-i-khana/biography/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abdul_Rahim_Khan-I-Khana

1803: Raghuji Bhonsle (II) of Nagpur signed the Treaty of Deogaon with the British after the Battle of Laswari and gave up the province of Cuttack including Balasore
http://www.britannica.com/event/Treaty-of-Deogaon
https://books.google.fr/books?id=CeEmpfmbxKEC&pg=SL3-PA39&lpg=SL3-PA39&dq=Treaty+of+Deogaon&source=bl&ots=fyCDsIK-EI&sig=SKKuwiaw9IL9ejB7-2GZvaDJV1g&hl=fr&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwie0sy5x4_YAhUMB8AKHXY-BuEQ6AEIUDAF#v=onepage&q=Treaty%20of%20Deogaon&f=false
http://www.historytuition.com/anglo_maratha_wars/anglo_maratha_treaties/treaty_of_deogaon(1803).html

1905: Birth of Mohammad Hidayatullah, Indian lawyer, judge, and politician, 6th Vice President of India who died on September 18, 1992
http://www.veethi.com/india-people/mohammad_hidayatullah-profile-311-18.htm
http://www.indiamapped.com/presidents-of-india/mohammad-hidayatullah/

1907: Independence of Bhutan. Ugyen Wangchuck is elected first king of the current dynasty. He will reign up to 1926
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ugyen_Wangchuck
https://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/ugyen-wangchuck-7084.php

1927: Indian revolutionary Rajendra Lahiri is hanged in Gonda jail, Uttar Pradesh, India, two days before the scheduled date
https://shibham.wordpress.com/2011/09/04/our-real-heroes-47-rajendra-lahiri/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rajendra_Lahiri

1928: Indian revolutionaries Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev Thapar and Shivaram Rajguru assassinate British police officer James Saunders in Lahore, Punjab, to avenge the death of Lala Lajpat Rai at the hands of the police. The three will be executed in 1931
https://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/17th-december-1927-british-police-officer-john-saunders-was-killed-by-indian-revolutionaries
http://www.sikh-history.com/sikhhist/personalities/bhagat.html

1933: Death of Thubten Gyatso, 13th dalai lama, born on May 23, 1876
 http://treasuryoflives.org/biographies/view/Thirteenth-Dalai-Lama-Tubten-Gyatso/3307

1961: Indian troops enter in the Portugese enclaves Goa, Damao and Diu (operation Vijay). Portugal calls in United Nations Security Council
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Vijay_(1961)

1971: Cease fire between India & Pakistan in Kashmir
http://www.theworldreporter.com/2011/10/1971-india-pakistan-war-role-of-russia.html

1972: Birth of Indian actor John Abraham
http://www.johnabraham.com/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Abraham_(actor)

1978: Birth of Riteish Deshmuker, Indian actor
http://www.rediff.com/movies/2007/jul/12ritesh.htm

2005: On the National day, the king of Bhutan announces that his country regime will be change in a constitutional monarchy in 2008
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/4539308.stm
http://bhutan2008.blogspot.com/2007/05/tribute-to-his-majesty-jigme-singye.html

 

Holidays and Observances

Bhutan : National Day

On 17 December in Southeast Asian history

ON 17 DECEMBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on December 17, 2017

1917: Birth of Kriangsak Chomanan, Thai Prime Minister from 1977 to 1980, who died on December 23, 2003
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kriangsak_Chamanan

1944: US destroyers sink in typhoon Cobra off Philippines, 790 killed
http://www.desausa.org/typhoon_of_1944.htm
http://world-war-2.wikia.com/wiki/Typhoon_Cobra_Disaster

1953: Nguyen Van Tam resigns as Prime Minister of Vietnam
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nguyen_Van_Tam

1969: Birth of Michael V., Filipino comedian and actor
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1259243/bio

1979: Khieu Sampan replaces Pol Pot as head of Khmers rouges government in the purpose to further a rapprochement between the resistance movements against the Vietnamese occupation
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khieu_Samphan

1980: Birth of Stella Ng, Singaporean singer & actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stella_(singer)
http://forums.vr-zone.com/chit-chatting/437394-singapore-ex-singer-stella-ng-declared-bankrupt.html

2002: The International Court for justice gives to Malaysia the Sipadan and Ligitan islets off Sabah

http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Southeast_Asia/DL21Ae01.html
http://www.icj-cij.org/files/case-related/102/10570.pdf
https://www.slideshare.net/pridiv/forin-policy-presentation

2007: Buddhist monks and riot police are involved in a violent confrontation in Cambodia’s capital
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7147981.stm

2013: Thailand’s opposition Democrat Party re-elects former Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva as its leader ahead of a crucial decision over whether to boycott upcoming elections.
http://asiancorrespondent.com/117312/thai-ex-pm-abhisit-re-elected-as-opposition-party-chief/

On 17 December in Japan’s history

ON 17 DECEMBER IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on December 17, 2017

535: Death of Emperor Ankan, 27th emperor of Japan, born in 466
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Ankan

1239: Birth of Kujo Yoritsugu, 5th shogun of the Kamakura shogunate from 1244 to 1252.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kujo_Yoritsugu

1267: Birth of Go-Uda, 91th Emperor of Japan who reigned from 1274 to 1287 and died on July 16, 1324
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Go-Uda

1637: In the Shimabara Rebellion, Japanese peasants, lead by Amakusa Shiro, rise against daimyo Matsukura Shigeharu
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Shimabara_Rebellion
http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/wars_shimabara.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amakusa_Shir%C5%8D

1637-12-17 Shimabara rebellion

1920: Japan receives League of Nations mandate over Pacific islands
http://pwencycl.kgbudge.com/M/a/Mandates.htm
http://tighar.org/Projects/Earhart/Archives/Research/ResearchPapers/mandates.html

1941: Japanese forces land in northern Borneo (Indonesia)

1941: Rear Admiral Husband E. Kimmel is relieved of his command of the U.S. Pacific Fleet as part of a shake-up of officers in the wake of the Pearl Harbor disaster
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/commander-at-pearl-harbor-canned

1944: US army end of excluding Japanese-Americans from West Coast. Japanese-Americans are released from detention camps
http://depts.washington.edu/civilr/after_internment.htm
http://encyclopedia.densho.org/Return_to_West_Coast/

1975: Birth of Mayuko Aoki, Japanese voice actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mayuko_Aoki


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=664bIZXNOe0

1996: Peruvian rebels seize Japanese ambassador’s home
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/peruvian-rebels-seize-japanese-ambassadors-home
http://sonrisasenperu.org/2011/02/japanese-embassy-hostage-crisis/
http://adst.org/2013/12/the-dramatic-hostage-crisis-and-daring-rescue-at-the-japanese-embassy-in-peru/

 

On 17 December in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 17 DECEMBER IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on December 17, 2017

1891: Birth of Hu Shi, Chinese philosopher who died on February 24, 1962
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hu_Shih
http://enlight.lib.ntu.edu.tw/FULLTEXT/JR-PHIL/ew27143.htm

1933: Death of Thubten Gyatso, 13th dalai lama, born on May 23, 1876
http://treasuryoflives.org/biographies/view/Thirteenth-Dalai-Lama-Tubten-Gyatso/3307

1943: All Chinese are again permitted to become citizens of the United States with the repealing of the Act of 1882 and the introduction of the Magnuson Act
http://www.cetel.org/1943_repeal.html

1949: Burma Recognize the People’s Republique of China

1978: 5,000 people protest outside the U.S. embassy in Taipei in response to the decision to move the American embassy to Beijing

2005: 200,000 peoples demonstrate in Hong Kong street, demanding the speeding up of democratization process

2009: Death of Wu Yingyin, Chinese singer, born in 1922
http://chrisroughan.webs.com/wuyingyin.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tGrU0t4yI9w&NR=1

 

On 17 December in Asian history

ON 17 DECEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on December 17, 2017

535: Death of Emperor Ankan, 27th emperor of Japan, born in 466
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Ankan

1239: Birth of Kujo Yoritsugu, 5th shogun of the Kamakura shogunate from 1244 to 1252.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kujo_Yoritsugu

1267: Birth of Go-Uda, 91th Emperor of Japan who reigned from 1274 to 1287 and died on July 16, 1324
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Go-Uda
 
1275: Death of Jalaluddin Muhammad Rumi, Afghan scholar and famed sufi mistic poet
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rumi


1398: Sultan Nasir-ud Din Mahmud’s armies in Delhi are defeated by Timur
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/person.asp?perid=P052

1556: Birth of Abdul Rahim Khan-I-Khana, Indian poet, who died in 1627
http://www.poemhunter.com/abdul-rahim-khan-i-khana/biography/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abdul_Rahim_Khan-I-Khana

1586: Go-Yozei ascends to the throne, as 107th Emperor of Japan. Born in December 1572, he will stay on the throne up to May 1611 and will die on September 1617
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Go-Yozei_of_Japan

1637: In the Shimabara Rebellion, Japanese peasants, lead by Amakusa Shiro, rise against daimyo Matsukura Shigeharu
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Shimabara_Rebellion
http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/wars_shimabara.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amakusa_Shir%C5%8D

1637-12-17 Shimabara rebellion

1803: Raghuji Bhonsle (II) of Nagpur signed the Treaty of Deogaon with the British after the Battle of Laswari and gave up the province of Cuttack including Balasore
https://global.britannica.com/event/Treaty-of-Deogaon
https://books.google.fr/books?id=CeEmpfmbxKEC&pg=SL3-PA39&lpg=SL3-PA39&dq=Treaty+of+Deogaon&source=bl&ots=fyCDsIK-EI&sig=SKKuwiaw9IL9ejB7-2GZvaDJV1g&hl=fr&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwie0sy5x4_YAhUMB8AKHXY-BuEQ6AEIUDAF#v=onepage&q=Treaty%20of%20Deogaon&f=false
http://www.historytuition.com/anglo_maratha_wars/anglo_maratha_treaties/treaty_of_deogaon(1803).html

1891: Birth of Hu Shi, Chinese philosopher who died on February 24, 1962
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hu_Shih
http://enlight.lib.ntu.edu.tw/FULLTEXT/JR-PHIL/ew27143.htm

1905: Birth of Mohammad Hidayatullah, Indian lawyer, judge, and politician, 6th Vice President of India who died on September 18, 1992
http://www.veethi.com/india-people/mohammad_hidayatullah-profile-311-18.htm
http://www.indiamapped.com/presidents-of-india/mohammad-hidayatullah/

1907: Independence of Bhutan. Ugyen Wangchuck is elected first king of the current dynasty. He will reign up to 1926
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ugyen_Wangchuck
https://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/ugyen-wangchuck-7084.php

1917: Birth of Kriangsak Chomanan, Thai Prime Minister from 1977 to 1980, who died on December 23, 2003
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kriangsak_Chamanan

1920: Japan receives League of Nations mandate over Pacific islands
http://pwencycl.kgbudge.com/M/a/Mandates.htm
http://tighar.org/Projects/Earhart/Archives/Research/ResearchPapers/mandates.html

1927: Indian revolutionary Rajendra Lahiri is hanged in Gonda jail, Uttar Pradesh, India, two days before the scheduled date
https://shibham.wordpress.com/2011/09/04/our-real-heroes-47-rajendra-lahiri/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rajendra_Lahiri

1928: Indian revolutionaries Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev Thapar and Shivaram Rajguru assassinate British police officer James Saunders in Lahore, Punjab, to avenge the death of Lala Lajpat Rai at the hands of the police. The three will be executed in 1931
https://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/17th-december-1927-british-police-officer-john-saunders-was-killed-by-indian-revolutionaries
http://www.sikh-history.com/sikhhist/personalities/bhagat.html

1933: Death of Thubten Gyatso, 13th dalai lama, born on May 23, 1876
 http://treasuryoflives.org/biographies/view/Thirteenth-Dalai-Lama-Tubten-Gyatso/3307

1941: Japanese forces land in northern Borneo (Indonesia)

1941: Rear Admiral Husband E. Kimmel is relieved of his command of the U.S. Pacific Fleet as part of a shake-up of officers in the wake of the Pearl Harbor disaster
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/commander-at-pearl-harbor-canned

1943: All Chinese are again permitted to become citizens of the United States with the repealing of the Act of 1882 and the introduction of the Magnuson Act
http://www.cetel.org/1943_repeal.html

1944: US destroyers sink in typoon Cobra off Philippines, 790 killed
http://www.desausa.org/typhoon_of_1944.htm
http://world-war-2.wikia.com/wiki/Typhoon_Cobra_Disaster

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IYyYZfw5VGI

1944: US army end of excluding Japanese-Americans from West Coast. Japanese-Americans are released from detention camps
http://depts.washington.edu/civilr/after_internment.htm
http://encyclopedia.densho.org/Return_to_West_Coast/

1949: Burma Recognize the People’s Republique of China

1950: The F-86 Sabre’s first mission over Korea

1953: Nguyen Van Tam resigns as Prime Minister of Vietnam
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nguyen_Van_Tam

1961: Indian troops enter in the Portugese enclaves Goa, Damao and Diu (operation Vijay). Portugal calls in United Nations Security Council
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Vijay_(1961)

1963: Choi Doo-sun forms a new government in South Korea, up to May 10, 1964

1969: Birth of Michael V., Filipino comedian and actor
http://en.wikipilipinas.org/index.php?title=Michael_V

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UNyN7s-KC70

1971: Cease fire between India & Pakistan in Kashmir
http://www.theworldreporter.com/2011/10/1971-india-pakistan-war-role-of-russia.html

1972: Birth of Indian actor John Abraham
http://www.johnabraham.com/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Abraham_(actor)

1978: 5,000 people protest outside the U.S. embassy in Taipei in response to the decision to move the American embassy to Beijing

1978: Birth of Riteish Deshmuker, Indian actor
http://www.rediff.com/movies/2007/jul/12ritesh.htm

1979: Khieu Sampan replaces Pol Pot as head of Khmers rouges government in the purpose to further a rapprochement between the resistance movements against the Vietnamese occupation
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khieu_Samphan

1996: Peruvian rebels seize Japanese ambassador’s home (up April 22)
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/peruvian-rebels-seize-japanese-ambassadors-home
http://sonrisasenperu.org/2011/02/japanese-embassy-hostage-crisis/
http://adst.org/2013/12/the-dramatic-hostage-crisis-and-daring-rescue-at-the-japanese-embassy-in-peru/

2002: The International Court for justice gives to Malaysia the Sipadan and Ligitan islets off Sabah
http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Southeast_Asia/DL21Ae01.html
http://www.icj-cij.org/files/case-related/102/10570.pdf
https://www.slideshare.net/pridiv/forin-policy-presentation

2005: On the National day, the king of Bhutan announces that his country regime will be change in a constitutional monarchy in 2008
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/4539308.stm
http://bhutan2008.blogspot.com/2007/05/tribute-to-his-majesty-jigme-singye.html

2005: 200,000 peoples demonstrate in Hong Kong street, demanding the speeding up of democratization process

2007: Buddhist monks and riot police are involved in a violent confrontation in Cambodia’s capital
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7147981.stm

2009: Death of Wu Yingyin, Chinese singer, born in 1922
 http://chrisroughan.webs.com/wuyingyin.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tGrU0t4yI9w&NR=1

2011: Kim Jong-il, the North Korean leader, dies of heart failure

http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/nation/2011/12/116_101137.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-16239693
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-pacific-10745725

2013: Thailand’s opposition Democrat Party re-elects former Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva as its leader ahead of a crucial decision over whether to boycott upcoming elections.
http://asiancorrespondent.com/117312/thai-ex-pm-abhisit-re-elected-as-opposition-party-chief/

 

Holidays and Observances

Bhutan : National Day