Daily Archives: 19 décembre 2017

On 19 December in Asian history

19 DECEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY


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Updated on December 19, 2017

1180: The Kofuku Temple is completely burned during the Nara siege
http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e4101.html
http://www.kohfukuji.com/english.html 

1788: Chinese troops occupy capital Thang Long, in Vietnam

1836: Birth of Atsu-Hime, wife of the 13th shogun Tokugawa Iesada, who died on November 12, 1883
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Atsu-hime

1894: Birth of Yoshida Isoya, Tokyo Japan, architect (modern sukiya style) who died on March 24, 1974
http://www.toto.co.jp/gallerma/hist/en/biogra/yoshid.htm
http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1O1-YoshidaIsoya.html
http://www.google.fr/search?q=Yoshida+Isoya&nord=1&biw=1242&bih=571&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=2O-SVK6hLY2Aae7EgOAO&ved=0CAYQ_AUoAQ

Yoshida Isoya

1899: During the Philippes-American war, General Henry Lawton is killed in the Battle of Paye near San Mateo
http://philippineamericanwar.webs.com/genlawtondies1899.htm
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1353/today-in-philippine-history-december-19-1899-general-lawton-was-killed-in-the-battle-of-paye-near-san-mateo
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Paye

1916: Death of Thibaw Min, Burmese king from 1879 to 1885, born on January 1, 1859 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thibaw_Min
http://madmonarchist.blogspot.fr/2009/09/monarch-profile-king-thibaw-of-burma.html

1927: Ashfaqulla Khan, Prasad Bismil and Roshan Singh, Indian revolutionaries, are hanged
http://www.liveindia.com/freedomfighters/ashfaqullakhan.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ram_Prasad_Bismil
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roshan_Singh

1932: Death of Yoon Bong-Gil, Korean activist, born in 1908
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yoon_Bong-Gil
http://www.yunbonggil.or.kr/

1934: Japan refuses to abide by the terms of Washington Naval Treaty of 1922 & 1930
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=45

1934: Birth of Pratibha Devinsingh Patil, first woman President of India from July 2007 to July 2012
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pratibha_Patil
http://pratibhapatil.nic.in/profile.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/19th-december-1934-pratibha-patil-first-woman-president-of-india-was-born

1941: Birth of Lee Myung-bak, President of South Korea from 2008 to 2012
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lee_Myung-bak

1946: Vietminh (North Vietnam guerilla) revolts against the French in Tonkin and Cochinchina. French are massacred in Hanoi. Start of the First Indochina war
http://alphahistory.com/vietnamwar/first-indochina-war/

1948: After the Indonesian Republican government refused the constitution proposed by Netherlands, this one break the truce, takes the Indonesia capital and arrest the members of the government
http://mypcdefender.blogspot.fr/2012/12/dutch-military-aggression-ii-december.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Kraai

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6u66nzJb9Dc

1948: Amir Sjarifuddin Harahap, also spelled Amir Sjarifoeddin Harahap, a socialist politician and one of the Indonesian Republic’s first leaders, is executed in 1948 by Indonesian Republican officers following his involvement in a Communist revolt
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amir_Sjarifuddin

1954: In North Vietnam, promulgation of the law on agrarian reform

1961: India annexes Goa, Daman and Diu, part of Portuguese India

http://famousdaily.com/history/india-annexes-daman-and-diu.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1961_Indian_annexation_of_Goa

1961: Indonesian President Sukarno proclaims general mobilization. Indonesia invades Netherlands New Guinea
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Trikora
http://wpik.org/Src/invasion.html

1964: In another bloodless coup, the South Vietnamese military junta of Nguyen Khanh dissolve the High National Council and arrest some of the members
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/another-bloodless-coup-topples-the-government-in-saigon

1966: In a letter to United Nations General Secretary U Thant, the United States ask to him to do his best for the beginning of discussions on an enduring cease-fire in Vietnam

1967: Birth of Frankie Lam, Hong Kong actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frankie_Lam
http://www.spcnet.tv/Frankie-Lam-Man-Lung-ac31.html#.UrGrk3eA1Ms

1972: North Vietnam condemns US operation Linebacker raids
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/north-vietnam-condemns-linebacker-raids

1973: Birth of Japanese actor Takashi Sorimachi
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takashi_Sorimachi
http://men.stareastasia.com/takashi-sorimachi/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XiRKD_1S4e0

1978: Indira Gandhi is again arrested and expelled from the parliament. Her detention caused major riots with more than 20 dead
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/india/p/Biography-of-Indira-Gandhi.htm
http://www.thehindu.com/2001/07/01/stories/02010006.htm

1984: General Zia Ul Haq gets 97,7 %  of « yes » in his referendum about his politics of islamization of the country
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zia-ul-Haq’s_Islamization

1984: Signature of the agreement between United Kingdom and China for the return of Hong Kong to China on 1st July 1997


http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/december/19/newsid_2538000/2538857.stm
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/britain-agrees-to-return-hong-kong-to-china
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sino-British_Joint_Declaration
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/11582.html

1984: China People’s Republic performs nuclear test at Lop Nor

1986: In Shanghai, students demonstrate, demanding democracy

1988: Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi arrives in China for a five days visit, a first in 35 years
http://www.fmprc.gov.cn/mfa_eng/ziliao_665539/3602_665543/3604_665547/t18017.shtml
http://www.tribuneindia.com/2009/20090322/spectrum/main1.htm

1988-12-21 Gandhi-Deng

1998: Death of scholar and writer Qian Zhongshu, author of “Besieged Fortress”, born on November 21, 1910
http://www.thechinabeat.org/?tag=qian-zhongshu
http://www.thenanfang.com/blog/china-marks-15th-anniversary-of-novelist-qian-zhongshus-death/
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/11698.html

2001: Death of Son Sann, a Republican Cambodia politician, Prime Minister in 1967-1968
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Son_Sann

2002: Roh Moo-Hyun, 56 years old, candidate of the Millennium Democratic Party is elected President of South Korea with 48,2 % of votes against 46,9 % to Lee Hoi-chang, candidate of  Grand National Party
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roh_Moo-hyun

2005: Afghanistan’s first democratically elected parliament in more than three decades convened

2007: In South Korea Lee Myung-bak is elected president with 48,7 % of the votes
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_Korean_presidential_election,_2007

2010: Prime Minister Wen Jiabao of China praised Pakistan’s efforts to combat terrorism and promised to further advance the two countries’ strategic partnership and economic cooperation in a speech to the Parliament which capped his three-day visit to Pakistan
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/20/world/asia/20pstan.html?_r=1&ref=asia
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-12031476

2010: The U.N. Security Council meets in emergency amid rising tensions on the Korean Peninsula and a North Korean warning of a « catastrophe » if South Korea goes ahead with a live-fire drill
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-12033330

2012: South Korea has its first ever woman in the top job. The electoral commission has confirmed that the conservative Park Geun-hye has won the presidential election.
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/12/20121219145148235453.html

2012: Death of Keiji Nakazawa, Japanese manga artist, born on March 14, 1939
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2012-12-24/barefoot-gen-manga-creator-keiji-nakazawa-passes-away
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keiji_Nakazawa

2013: The governor of Tokyo steps down after receiving nearly $500,000 from a Japanese hospital tycoon ahead of his election. Governor Naoki Inose helped Tokyo secure the 2020 Olympic Games just a few months ago
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2013/12/tokyo-governor-resigns-amid-financial-scandal-2013121931253840180.html
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/japan/10527110/Tokyo-governor-resigns-over-financial-scandal.html

2014: South Korea’s constitutional court orders the dissolution of a small leftist political party hounded by claims of pro-North Korea views, a move critics say exposes limits of freedom of expression in a country once ruled by military dictators
http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20141219000813

2014: Cambodia Parliament adopts rules to recognize Sam Rainsy as minority leader
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/cambodia/house-minority-leader-12192014172811.html

2016: Norway and China resume diplomatic relations and negotiations on a free-trade agreement, ending a six-year diplomatic freeze caused by the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to a Chinese dissident
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy-defence/article/2055782/norway-china-restart-diplomatic-ties-after-row-over
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/nation/2016-12/19/content_15544819.html

 

Holidays and observances

India: Liberation day of Goa

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 19 December in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 19 DECEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on December 19, 2017

1788: Chinese troops occupy capital Thang Long, in Vietnam

1899: During the Philippes-American war, General Henry Lawton is killed in the Battle of Paye near San Mateo
http://philippineamericanwar.webs.com/genlawtondies1899.htm
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1353/today-in-philippine-history-december-19-1899-general-lawton-was-killed-in-the-battle-of-paye-near-san-mateo
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Paye

1934: Japan refuses to abide by the terms of Washington naval treaty of 1922 & 1930
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=45

1946: Vietminh (North Vietnam guerilla) revolts against the French in Tonkin and Cochin china. French are massacred in Hanoi. Start of the First Indochina War
http://alphahistory.com/vietnamwar/first-indochina-war/

1948: After the Indonesian Republican government refused the constitution proposed by Netherlands, this one break the truce, takes the Indonesia capital and arrest the members of the government
http://mypcdefender.blogspot.fr/2012/12/dutch-military-aggression-ii-december.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Kraai

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6u66nzJb9Dc

1961: India annexes Goa, Daman and Diu, part of Portuguese India

http://famousdaily.com/history/india-annexes-daman-and-diu.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1961_Indian_annexation_of_Goa

1961: Indonesian President Sukarno proclaims general mobilization. Indonesia invades Netherlands New Guinea
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Trikora
http://wpik.org/Src/invasion.html

1964: In another bloodless coup, the South Vietnamese military junta of Nguyen Khanh dissolve the High National Council and arrest some of the members
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/another-bloodless-coup-topples-the-government-in-saigon

1966: In a letter to United Nations General Secretary U Thant, the United States ask to him to do his best for the beginning of discussions on an enduring cease-fire in Vietnam

1972: North Vietnam condemns US operation Linebacker raids
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/north-vietnam-condemns-linebacker-raids

1984: Signature of the agreement between United Kingdom and China for the return of Hong Kong to China on 1st July 1997
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/december/19/newsid_2538000/2538857.stm
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/britain-agrees-to-return-hong-kong-to-china
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sino-British_Joint_Declaration
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/11582.html

1984: China People’s Republic performs nuclear test at Lop Nor

1988: Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi arrives in China for a five days visit, a first in 35 years
http://www.fmprc.gov.cn/mfa_eng/ziliao_665539/3602_665543/3604_665547/t18017.shtml
http://www.tribuneindia.com/2009/20090322/spectrum/main1.htm

1988-12-21 Gandhi-Deng

2010: Prime Minister Wen Jiabao of China praised Pakistan’s efforts to combat terrorism and promised to further advance the two countries’ strategic partnership and economic cooperation in a speech to the Parliament which capped his three-day visit to Pakistan
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/20/world/asia/20pstan.html?_r=1&ref=asia
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-12031476

2010: The U.N. Security Council meets in emergency amid rising tensions on the Korean Peninsula and a North Korean warning of a « catastrophe » if South Korea goes ahead with a live-fire drill. Russia called for the meeting, and Moscow wants the U.N.’s most powerful body to adopt a statement calling on North Korea and South Korea « to exercise maximum restraint » and urging immediate diplomatic efforts to reduce tensions
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-12033330

 

Holidays and observances

India: Liberation day of Goa

On 19 December in South Asian history

19 DECEMBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on December 19, 2017

1927: Ashfaqulla Khan, Prasad Bismil and Roshan Singh, Indian Revolutionaries, are hanged
http://www.liveindia.com/freedomfighters/ashfaqullakhan.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ram_Prasad_Bismil
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roshan_Singh

1934: Birth of Pratibha Devinsingh Patil, first woman President of India from July 2007 to July 2012
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pratibha_Patil
http://pratibhapatil.nic.in/profile.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/19th-december-1934-pratibha-patil-first-woman-president-of-india-was-born

1961: India annexes Goa, Daman and Diu, part of Portuguese India

http://famousdaily.com/history/india-annexes-daman-and-diu.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1961_Indian_annexation_of_Goa

1978: Indira Gandhi is again arrested and expelled from the parliament. Her detention caused major riots with more than 20 dead
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/india/p/Biography-of-Indira-Gandhi.htm
http://www.thehindu.com/2001/07/01/stories/02010006.htm

1980: Birth of Iman Ali, Pakistani model and actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iman_Ali
http://iman-ali.skyrock.com/

1984: General Zia Ul Haq gets 97,7 %  of « yes » in his referendum about his politics of islamization of the country
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zia-ul-Haq’s_Islamization

1988: Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi arrives in China for a five days visit, a first in 35 years
http://www.fmprc.gov.cn/mfa_eng/ziliao_665539/3602_665543/3604_665547/t18017.shtml
http://www.tribuneindia.com/2009/20090322/spectrum/main1.htm

1988-12-21 Gandhi-Deng

2005: Afghanistan’s first democratically elected parliament in more than three decades convened

 

Holidays and observances

India: Liberation day of Goa

On 19 December in Southeast Asian history

19 DECEMBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on December 19, 2017

1788: Chinese troops occupy capital Thang Long, in Vietnam

1899: During the Philippes-American war, General Henry Lawton is killed in the Battle of Paye near San Mateo
http://philippineamericanwar.webs.com/genlawtondies1899.htm
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1353/today-in-philippine-history-december-19-1899-general-lawton-was-killed-in-the-battle-of-paye-near-san-mateo
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Paye

1916: Death of Thibaw Min, Burmese king from 1879 to 1885, born on January 1, 1859
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thibaw_Min
http://madmonarchist.blogspot.fr/2009/09/monarch-profile-king-thibaw-of-burma.html

1946: Vietminh (North Vietnam guerilla) revolts against the French in Tonkin and Cochinchina. French are massacred in Hanoi. Start of the First Indochina war
http://alphahistory.com/vietnamwar/first-indochina-war/

1948: After the Indonesian Republican government refused the constitution proposed by Netherlands, this one break the truce, takes the Indonesia capital and arrest the members of the government
http://mypcdefender.blogspot.fr/2012/12/dutch-military-aggression-ii-december.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Kraai

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6u66nzJb9Dc

1948: Amir Sjarifuddin Harahap, also spelled Amir Sjarifoeddin Harahap, a socialist politician and one of the Indonesian Republic’s first leaders, is executed in 1948 by Indonesian Republican officers following his involvement in a Communist revolt
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amir_Sjarifuddin

1954: In North Vietnam, promulgation of the law on agrarian reform

1961: Indonesian President Sukarno proclaims general mobilization. Indonesia invades Netherlands New Guinea
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Trikora
http://wpik.org/Src/invasion.html

1964: In another bloodless coup, the South Vietnamese military junta of Nguyen Khanh dissolve the High National Council and arrest some of the members
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/another-bloodless-coup-topples-the-government-in-saigon

1966: In a letter to United Nations General Secretary U Thant, the United States ask to him to do his best for the beginning of discussions on an enduring cease-fire in Vietnam

1972: North Vietnam condemns US operation Linebacker raids
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/north-vietnam-condemns-linebacker-raids

2001: Death of Son Sann, a Republican Cambodia politician, Prime Minister in 1967-1968
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Son_Sann

 

On 19 December in Japan’s history

ON 19 DECEMBER IN JAPAN’S  HISTORY

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Updated on December 19, 2017

1180: The Kofuku Temple is completely burned during the Nara siege
http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e4101.html
http://www.kohfukuji.com/english.html

1836: Birth of Atsu-Hime, wife of the 13th shogun Tokugawa Iesada, who died on November 12, 1883
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Atsu-hime

1894: Birth of Yoshida Isoya, Tokyo Japan, architect (modern sukiya style) who died on March 24, 1974
http://www.toto.co.jp/gallerma/hist/en/biogra/yoshid.htm
http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1O1-YoshidaIsoya.html
http://www.google.fr/search?q=Yoshida+Isoya&nord=1&biw=1242&bih=571&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=2O-SVK6hLY2Aae7EgOAO&ved=0CAYQ_AUoAQ

Yoshida Isoya

1934: Japan refuses to abide by the terms of Washington naval treaty of 1922 & 1930
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=45

1973: Birth of Japanese actor Takashi Sorimachi
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takashi_Sorimachi
http://men.stareastasia.com/takashi-sorimachi/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XiRKD_1S4e0

2012: Death of Keiji Nakazawa, Japanese manga artist, born on March 14, 1939
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2012-12-24/barefoot-gen-manga-creator-keiji-nakazawa-passes-away
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keiji_Nakazawa

2013: The governor of Tokyo steps down after receiving nearly $500,000 from a Japanese hospital tycoon ahead of his election. Governor Naoki Inose helped Tokyo secure the 2020 Olympic Games just a few months ago
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2013/12/tokyo-governor-resigns-amid-financial-scandal-2013121931253840180.html
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/japan/10527110/Tokyo-governor-resigns-over-financial-scandal.html

 

On 19 December in Chinese history, Taiwan and Hong Kong

ON 19 DECEMBER IN CHINESE HISTORY, TAIWAN AND HONG KONG

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

Updated on December 19, 2017

1788: Chinese troops occupy capital Thang Long, in Vietnam

1967: Birth of Frankie Lam, Hong Kong actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frankie_Lam
http://www.spcnet.tv/Frankie-Lam-Man-Lung-ac31.html#.UrGrk3eA1Ms

1984: Signature of the agreement between United Kingdom and China for the return of Hong Kong to China on 1st July 1997


http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/december/19/newsid_2538000/2538857.stm
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/britain-agrees-to-return-hong-kong-to-china
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sino-British_Joint_Declaration
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/11582.html

1984: China People’s Republic performs nuclear test at Lop Nor

1986: In Shanghai, students demonstrate, demanding democracy

1988: Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi arrives in China for a five days visit, a first in 35 years
http://www.fmprc.gov.cn/mfa_eng/ziliao_665539/3602_665543/3604_665547/t18017.shtml
http://www.tribuneindia.com/2009/20090322/spectrum/main1.htm

1988-12-21 Gandhi-Deng

1998: Death of scholar and writer Qian Zhongshu, author of “Besieged Fortress”, born on November 21, 1910
http://www.thechinabeat.org/?tag=qian-zhongshu
http://www.thenanfang.com/blog/china-marks-15th-anniversary-of-novelist-qian-zhongshus-death/
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/11698.html

2010: Prime Minister Wen Jiabao of China praised Pakistan’s efforts to combat terrorism and promised to further advance the two countries’ strategic partnership and economic cooperation in a speech to the Parliament which capped his three-day visit to Pakistan
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/20/world/asia/20pstan.html?_r=1&ref=asia
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-12031476

2016: Norway and China resume diplomatic relations and negotiations on a free-trade agreement, ending a six-year diplomatic freeze caused by the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to a Chinese dissident
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy-defence/article/2055782/norway-china-restart-diplomatic-ties-after-row-over
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/nation/2016-12/19/content_15544819.html