Daily Archives: 22 décembre 2017

On 22 December in Asian history

ON 22 DECEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on December 22, 2017

880: Luoyang, eastern capital of the Tang Dynasty, is captured by rebel leader Huang Chao during the reign of Emperor Xizong
http://totallyhistory.com/huang-chao-rebellion/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Xizong_of_Tang

1178: Birth of Emperor Antoku, the 81st emperor of Japan from 1180 to 1185
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Antoku

1183: Birth of Chagatai Khan, Mongol ruler, who died on July 1, 1242
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chagatai_Khan

1337: Death of Daito Kokushi, leader of Japanese O-To-Ka, Rinzai school
http://terebess.hu/zen/mesterek/daito-kokushi.html

1546: Birth of Kuroda Yoshitaka, a Japanese daimyo of the Edo periods who died on April 19, 1604
http://www.samurai-archives.com/yoshitaka.html

1573: The Battle of Mikatagahara in Japan ends
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Mikatagahara

1666: Birth of Guru Gobind Singh, the tenth Sikh guru and poet who died on October 7, 1708
http://www.sikh-history.com/sikhhist/gurus/nanak10.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/22nd-december-1666-guru-gobind-singh-the-tenth-sikh-guru-was-born

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x4hgtEpNXoE

1685: A third embassy to France leaves Ayutthaya. It carries a request of King Narai for French experts in various fields, including architecture and defence

1769: Sino-Burmese War (1765–1769) ends with an uneasy truce
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sino-Burmese_War_(1765%E2%80%931769)

1788: Nguyễn Huệ proclaims himself Emperor Quang Trung, in effect abolishing on his own the Lê dynasty
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nguy%E1%BB%85n_Hu%E1%BB%87

1851: The first freight train is operated in Roorkee, India

1853: Birth of Sarada Devi, Indian philosopher, who died on July 21, 1920
http://www.belurmath.org/srisaradadevi.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6SNaGdpV1c4

1885: Prince Ito Hirobumi, born in 1841, becomes the first Prime Minister of Japan
http://www.jref.com/glossary/ito_hirobumi.shtml

1887: Birth of Srinavasa Ramanujan, Indian mathematician, who died on 26 April 1920
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Srinivasa_Ramanujan

1914: Birth of Swami Satchidananda, Yogi and Spiritual teacher who died on August 19, 2002
http://www.biographyonline.net/spiritual/satchidananda/
http://www.swamisatchidananda.org/

1930: Sukarno is sentenced to four years in prison for nationalist activities. His PNI is declared dissolved by the Netherlands Indies government

1939: Indian Muslims observe a « Day of Deliverance » to celebrate the resignations of members of the Indian National Congress over their not having been consulted over the decision to enter World War II with Britain.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Day_of_Deliverance_(India)

1941: Japanese troops land at the Lingayen Gulf and advance across central Luzon towards Manila

1944: Vietnam People’s Army is formed to resist Japanese and French occupation of Indo-China by Vo Nguyen Giap
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_People’s_Army

1945: General George C. Marshall arrives in Chongqing to try to get the Communists and Nationalists to agree to a cease-fire and enter into a coalition government
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marshall_Mission

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cm8hU4m_8tY

1948 : Sjafruddin Prawiranegara establish the Emergency Government of the Republic of Indonesia (Pemerintah Darurat Republik Indonesia, PDRI) in West Sumatra
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sjafruddin_Prawiranegara
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emergency_Government_of_the_Republic_of_Indonesia

1951: The Selangor Labour Party is founded in Selangor, Malaya
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Selangor_Labour_Party

1960: Birth of Wakin Chau (Zhou Huajian), Hong Kong singer
http://cheryltlh.blogspot.fr/2007/06/biography.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F9OauEAcybU

1963: Birth of Luna H. Mitani, Japanese American surrealism painter
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luna_H._Mitani
http://www.lunamitani.com/

1968: During the Cultural Revolution, the People’s Daily publish the instructions of Mao Zedong « The intellectual youth must go to the country, and will be educated from living in rural poverty » in the frame of the Down to the Countryside Movement


http://www.wisegeek.com/in-china-what-was-the-down-to-the-countryside-movement.htm
http://alphahistory.com/chineserevolution/down-to-the-countryside/
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/11747.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t4Dpo__a-Bg

1971: Soviet Union attacks Chinese policy toward Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/soviet-union-attacks-chinese-policy-toward-vietnam

1971: Sheik Mujibur Rahman is freed and becomes Bangladesh’s Prime Minister
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/person.asp?perid=P035


 1972: China announces the establishment of diplomatic relations with Australia and New-Zeland

1978: End of the 3rd plenum of the XIe Central Committee of the CCP (opened on 18th). Rehabilitation of the Tian’anmen April 1976 events and of leaders victims of the Cultural Revolution

1978: Thailand adopts a new constitution
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Constitution_of_Thailand#1978_Constitution

1980: Split in the Afghan Islamic Alliance between moderates and fundamentalits

2001: President Burhanuddin Rabbani, leader of the Afghan Northern Alliance, hands over power to the interim government headed by Hamid Karzai

2005: In Cambodia, the opposition leader, Sam Rainsy, is condemned in absentia for defamation to 18 months in prison and ordered to pay around US$14,000 in fines and compensation
http://english.pravda.ru/news/world/23-12-2005/73313-0/#.VJc9JANEA

2006: The Indonesian Supreme Court squashes the condemnation of Abu Bakar Bashir for terrorism in the October 12, 2002 Bali bomb attack in which 202 have been killed
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-10912588

2007: Death of Adrian Cristobal, Filipino writer, born on February 20, 1932
http://franciscotatad.blogspot.fr/2007/12/remembering-adrian-cristobal-feb-20.html

2008: Abhisit Thailand’s new cabinet is sworn in by King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who asked the new government to make peace its priority. « I hope you will be able to carry out your tasks efficiently and make the country run smoothly, » Bhumibol said during the ceremony
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2008/12/20081222135912651409.html

2009: Beijing and Paris ink deals on nuclear energy and aviation, an indication of improved relations a year after the French president soured ties by publicly embracing the Dalai Lama

2012: Death of Lim Keng Yaik, Malaysian physician and politician, born on April 8, 1939
http://www.malaysiandigest.com/archived/index.php/12-news/local2/23976-former-gerakan-chief-lim-keng-yaik-passed-away.html

2012: Taiwan condemned over executions. Taiwan has executed six death row inmates, the first use of the death penalty this year.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-20822542


Holidays and observances

Japan: Toji (winter solstice)

Armed Forces Day (Vietnam)

Indonesia: Mother’s Day celebration

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 22 December in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 22 DECEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on December 22, 2017

880: Luoyang, eastern capital of the Tang Dynasty, is captured by rebel leader Huang Chao during the reign of Emperor Xizong

http://totallyhistory.com/huang-chao-rebellion/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Xizong_of_Tang

1573: The Battle of Mikatagahara in Japan ends
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Mikatagahara

1685: A third embassy to France leaves Ayutthaya. It carries a request of King Narai for French experts in various fields, including architecture and defence

1769: Sino-Burmese War (1765–1769) ends with an uneasy truce.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sino-Burmese_War_(1765%E2%80%931769)

1930: Sukarno is sentenced to four years in prison for nationalist activities. His PNI is declared dissolved by the Netherlands Indies government

1939: Indian Muslims observe a « Day of Deliverance » to celebrate the resignations of members of the Indian National Congress over their not having been consulted over the decision to enter World War II with Britain.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Day_of_Deliverance_(India)

1941: Japanese troops land at the Lingayen Gulf and advance across central Luzon towards Manila

1944: Vietnam People’s Army is formed to resist Japanese and French occupation of Indo-China by Vo Nguyen Giap
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_People’s_Army

1945: General George C. Marshall arrives in Chongqing to try to get the Communists and Nationalists to agree to a cease-fire and enter into a coalition government
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marshall_Mission

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cm8hU4m_8tY

1948 : Sjafruddin Prawiranegara establish the Emergency Government of the Republic of Indonesia (Pemerintah Darurat Republik Indonesia, PDRI) in West Sumatra
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sjafruddin_Prawiranegara
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emergency_Government_of_the_Republic_of_Indonesia

1971: Soviet Union attacks Chinese policy toward Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/soviet-union-attacks-chinese-policy-toward-vietnam

2006: The Indonesian Supreme Court squashes the condemnation of Abu Bakar Bashir for terrorism in the October 12, 2002 Bali bomb attack in which 202 have been killed
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-10912588
http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/a/abubakarba348935.html

Holidays and observances

Armed Forces Day (Vietnam)

On 22 December in South Asian history

ON 22 DECEMBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on December 22, 2017

1666: Birth of Guru Gobind Singh, the tenth Sikh guru and poet who died on October 7, 1708
http://www.sikh-history.com/sikhhist/gurus/nanak10.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/22nd-december-1666-guru-gobind-singh-the-tenth-sikh-guru-was-born

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x4hgtEpNXoE

1851: The first freight train is operated in Roorkee, India

1853: Birth of Sarada Devi, Indian philosopher, who died on July 21, 1920
http://www.belurmath.org/srisaradadevi.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6SNaGdpV1c4

1887: Birth of Srinavasa Ramanujan, Indian mathematician, who died on 26 April 1920
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Srinivasa_Ramanujan

1914: Birth of Swami Satchidananda, Yogi and Spiritual teacher who died on August 19, 2002
http://www.biographyonline.net/spiritual/satchidananda/
http://www.swamisatchidananda.org/

1939: Indian Muslims observe a « Day of Deliverance » to celebrate the resignations of members of the Indian National Congress over their not having been consulted over the decision to enter World War II with Britain.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Day_of_Deliverance_(India)

1971: Sheik Mujibur Rahman is freed and becomes Bangladesh’s Prime Minister
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/person.asp?perid=P035

1980: Split in the Afghan Islamic Alliance between moderates and fundamentalits

2001: President Burhanuddin Rabbani, leader of the Afghan Northern Alliance, hands over power to the interim government headed by Hamid Karzai

On 22 December in Southeast Asian history

ON 22 DECEMBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on December 22, 2017

1685: A third embassy to France leaves Ayutthaya. It carries a request of King Narai for French experts in various fields, including architecture and defence

1769: Sino-Burmese War (1765–1769) ends with an uneasy truce.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sino-Burmese_War_(1765%E2%80%931769)

1788: Nguyễn Huệ proclaims himself Emperor Quang Trung, in effect abolishing on his own the Lê dynasty
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nguy%E1%BB%85n_Hu%E1%BB%87

1930: Sukarno is sentenced to four years in prison for nationalist activities. His PNI is declared dissolved by the Netherlands Indies government

1941: Japanese troops land at the Lingayen Gulf and advance across central Luzon towards Manila

1944: Vietnam People’s Army is formed to resist Japanese and French occupation of Indo-China by Vo Nguyen Giap
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_People’s_Army

1948 : Sjafruddin Prawiranegara establish the Emergency Government of the Republic of Indonesia (Pemerintah Darurat Republik Indonesia, PDRI) in West Sumatra
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sjafruddin_Prawiranegara
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emergency_Government_of_the_Republic_of_Indonesia

1951: The Selangor Labour Party is founded in Selangor, Malaya
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Selangor_Labour_Party

1971: Soviet Union attacks Chinese policy toward Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/soviet-union-attacks-chinese-policy-toward-vietnam

1978: Thailand adopts a new constitution
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Constitution_of_Thailand#1978_Constitution

2005: In Cambodia, the opposition leader, Sam Rainsy, is condemned in absentia for defamation to 18 months in prison and ordered to pay around US$14,000 in fines and compensation
http://english.pravda.ru/news/world/23-12-2005/73313-0/#.VJc9JANEA

2006: The Indonesian Supreme Court squashes the condemnation of Abu Bakar Bashir for terrorism in the October 12, 2002 Bali bomb attack in which 202 have been killed
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-10912588

2007: Death of Adrian Cristobal, Filipino writer, born on February 20, 1932
http://franciscotatad.blogspot.fr/2007/12/remembering-adrian-cristobal-feb-20.html

2008: Abhisit Thailand’s new cabinet is sworn in by King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who asked the new government to make peace its priority. « I hope you will be able to carry out your tasks efficiently and make the country run smoothly, » Bhumibol said during the ceremony
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2008/12/20081222135912651409.html

2012: Death of Lim Keng Yaik, Malaysian physician and politician, born on April 8, 1939
http://www.malaysiandigest.com/archived/index.php/12-news/local2/23976-former-gerakan-chief-lim-keng-yaik-passed-away.html


Holidays and observances

Armed Forces Day (Vietnam)

Indonesia: Mother’s Day celebration

On 22 December in Japan’s history

ON 22 DECEMBER IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on December 22, 2017

1178: Birth of Emperor Antoku, the 81st emperor of Japan from 1180 to 1185
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Antoku

1337: Death of Daito Kokushi, leader of Japanese O-To-Ka, Rinzai school
http://terebess.hu/zen/mesterek/daito-kokushi.html

1546: Birth of Kuroda Yoshitaka, a Japanese daimyo of the Edo periods who died on April 19, 1604
http://www.samurai-archives.com/yoshitaka.html

1573: The Battle of Mikatagahara in Japan ends
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Mikatagahara

1885: Prince Ito Hirobumi, born in 1841, becomes the first Prime Minister of Japan
http://www.jref.com/glossary/ito_hirobumi.shtml

1941: Japanese troops land at the Lingayen Gulf and advance across central Luzon towards Manila

1963: Birth of Luna H. Mitani, Japanese American surrealism painter
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luna_H._Mitani
http://www.lunamitani.com/

 

Holidays and observances

Japan: Toji (winter solstice)

 

On 22 December in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 22 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 22, 2017

880: Luoyang, eastern capital of the Tang Dynasty, is captured by rebel leader Huang Chao during the reign of Emperor Xizong
http://totallyhistory.com/huang-chao-rebellion/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Xizong_of_Tang

1183: Birth of Chagatai Khan, Mongol ruler, who died on July 1, 1242
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chagatai_Khan

1769: Sino-Burmese War (1765–1769) ends with an uneasy truce
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sino-Burmese_War_(1765%E2%80%931769)

1945: General George C. Marshall arrives in Chongqing to try to get the Communists and Nationalists to agree to a cease-fire and enter into a coalition government
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marshall_Mission

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cm8hU4m_8tY

1960: Birth of Wakin Chau (Zhou Huajian), Hong Kong singer
http://cheryltlh.blogspot.fr/2007/06/biography.html

1968: During the Cultural Revolution, the People’s Daily publish the instructions of Mao Zedong « The intellectual youth must go to the country, and will be educated from living in rural poverty » in the frame of the Down to the Countryside Movement


http://www.wisegeek.com/in-china-what-was-the-down-to-the-countryside-movement.htm

http://alphahistory.com/chineserevolution/down-to-the-countryside/
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/11747.html

1971: Soviet Union attacks Chinese policy toward Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/soviet-union-attacks-chinese-policy-toward-vietnam

1972: China announces the establishment of diplomatic relations with Australia and New-Zeland

1978: End of the 3rd plenum of the XIe Central Committee of the CCP (opened on 18th). Rehabilitation of the Tian’anmen April 1976 events and of leaders victims of the Cultural Revolution

2009: Beijing and Paris ink deals on nuclear energy and aviation, an indication of improved relations a year after the French president soured ties by publicly embracing the Dalai Lama

2012: Taiwan condemned over executions. Taiwan has executed six death row inmates, the first use of the death penalty this year.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-20822542