Daily Archives: 2 janvier 2018

On 2 January in Asian history

ON 2 JANUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 2, 2018

1680: During the Trunajaya rebellion, Amangkurat II of Mataram and his bodyguards stabbed Trunajaya to death a month after the rebel leader was captured by the Dutch East India Company
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trunajaya_rebellion
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trunajaya

1757: Robert Clive, who leads Madras for the East India Company retakes Calcutta from the nawab of Bengal, Sirāj-ud-Dawlah.  The Nawab had seized Calcutta in June 1756
http://www.sscnet.ucla.edu/southasia/History/British/Clive.html
http://webs.bcp.org/sites/vcleary/ModernWorldHistoryTextbook/Imperialism/section_4/robertclive.html

1862: Birth of the briefly first Prime Minister of the Republic of China Tang Shaoyi who died on September 30, 1938
http://www.thechinastory.org/ritp/tong-shao-yi-tang-shaoyi-%E5%94%90%E7%B4%B9%E5%84%80/
http://www.zsnews.cn/English/2010/06/21/1443648.shtml

1875: Birth of Shen Junru,Chinese political figure, first President of the Supreme People’s Court of China, chairman of the China Democratic League who died on June 11, 1963
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shen_Junru

1878: During the Second Afghan War, Battle of Peiwar Kotal won by the British
http://britishbattles.com/second-afghan-war/peiwar-kotal.htm
http://www.britishempire.co.uk/forces/armycampaigns/indiancampaigns/peiwarkotal.htm

1878-12-02 Battle of Peiwar Kota

1900: US stateman John Hay announces the Open Door Policy to promote trade with China
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Open_Door_Policy

1905: In the Russo-Japanese war, Port Arthur Russian garrison surrenders
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/russian-fleet-surrenders-at-port-Arthur
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Port_Arthur
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/97.html

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1910: Birth of Srirangam Srinivasaprao, Indian poet who died on June 15, 1983
http://www.idlebrain.com/celeb/bio-data/bio-srisri.html

1925: Birth of Filipino Erano G. Manalo, executive minister of the Iglesia ni Cristo, who died on August 31, 2009
http://philippinepoliticsismyreligion.blogspot.fr/2010/04/iglesia-ni-cristo-erano-g-manalo.html
http://student631.tripod.com/id7.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lID-cyfyNso

1928: Birth of Daisaku Ikeda, Japanese writer and president of the Soka Gakkai International, a Buddhist sect
http://www.daisakuikeda.org/main/profile/bio/bio-01.html
http://www.sgi.org/sgi-president/biography-of-daisaku-ikeda.html

1931: Birth of Toshiki Kaifu, Japanese politician, prime minister from 1989 to 1991
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toshiki_Kaifu

1932: Japanese occupation of Jinzhou northeast of China
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jinzhou_Operation

1933: Birth of Morimura Seiichi, Japanese novelist
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seiichi_Morimura
http://www.booksfromjapan.jp/authors/item/252-seiichi-morimura

1938: Birth of Goh Kun, twice South Korea’s prime minister
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goh_Kun

1940: Birth of S. R. S. Varadhan, Indian-American mathematician
http://mutiny.wordpress.com/2007/04/11/prof-srs-varadhan-2007-abel-prize-winner/

1942: Manila is captured by Japanese forces
http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=hpYcAAAAIBAJ&sjid=e2QEAAAAIBAJ&dq=manila&pg=4897%2C72037
http://retronewser.com/2012/01/manila-taken-by-japanese-invaders-70-years-ago-this-hour-1942/

1942-01-02 Jap prennent Manille

1942: Chinese forces defeat the Japanese army in one fight of the third Changsha Battle
http://francefightson.yuku.com/topic/394/APOD-China-The-Third-Battle-of-Changsha#.VKV8B73LTZ4
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/114.html

1942-01-02 Victoire chinoise à Changsha

1944: Birth of Prince Norodom Ranariddh, son of king Sihanouk and Cambodian Prime Minister from 1993 through 1997
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norodom_Ranariddh

1951: Birth of Tsui Hark, Hong Kong filmmaker
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tsui_Hark
http://www.lovehkfilm.com/people/tsui_hark.htm

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

1955: The establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Yugoslavia
https://www.marxists.org/subject/yugoslavia/maoism/

1963: Vietnam War: The Viet Cong wins its first major victory in the Battle of Ap Bac
http://www.vietnamwar.net/ApBacBattle.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PF4oShhG-JM

1965: Ayub Khan wins the Pakistani presidential election with 62% of the vote
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pakistani_presidential_election%2C_1963

1967: Heavy US bombing on North Vietnam through on 15

1968: Death of Sanoesi Pane, Indonesian writer, born on November 14, 1905
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sanusi_Pane

1971: Benjamin Henry Sheares becomes the second president of Singapore, up to his death on May 12, 1981
http://www.istana.gov.sg/the-president/former-presidents/dr-benjamin-sheares
http://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/infopedia/articles/SIP_650_2005-01-24.html

Benjamin Sheares

1971: Birth of Yutaka Takenouchi, Japanese actor
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Takenouchi_Yutaka

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=27nRJCb3Vyg

1975: A bomb blast at Samastipur, Bihar, India, fatally wounds Minister of Railways Lalit Narayan Mishra
http://www.dailyo.in/politics/ln-mishra-assassination-verdict-that-took-40-years-and-22-judges/story/1/1002.html

1975: Bangladeshi Marxist leader Siraj Sikder is arrested and dies while in police custody
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siraj_Sikder
https://www.marxists.org/archive/sikder/index.htm

Siraj Sikder

1980: In a strong reaction to the December 1979 Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, President Carter asks the Senate to postpone action on the Salt II nuclear treaty and recalls the US ambassador to Moscow
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/carter-reacts-to-soviet-intervention-in-afghanistan

1980: China and Ecuador establish diplomatic relations
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/China%E2%80%93Ecuador_relations

1989: Sri Lanka President Junius Richard Jayewardene is succeded by Prime Minister Ranasinghe Premadasa
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ranasinghe_Premadasa

1989: Killing of Safdar Hashmi, Indian playwright, author, director, lyricist and theorist, born on April 12, 1954
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Safdar_Hashmi
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/2nd-january-1989-safdar-hashmi-theatre-activist-died
http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/death-of-theatre-activist-safdar-hashmi-sparks-off-solidarity-controversy/1/323420.html

2006: Rajnath Singh, 54 years old, former Chief minister of Uttar Pradesh (2000 à 2002) is elected chairman of the Bharatija Janata Party (BJP), succeeding Advani as leader of the opposition
http://www.elections.in/political-leaders/rajnath-singh.html

2007: Death of Paek Nam-sun, North Korean Foreign Affairs minister, born in 1929
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/01/03/AR2007010301785.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/6227151.stm

2008: Death of Princess Galyani Vadhana, the elder sister of king Rama IX, born on 6 May 1923
http://www.unofficialroyalty.com/current-monarchies/thai-royals/in-memoriam/
http://www.pattayamail.com/_galyanivadhana/

Princess Galyani

2009: Sri Lankan military seize control of the Tamil Tiger rebels’ de facto capital of Kilinochchi
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2009/01/20091242244697512.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7807908.stm

2009: The authorities in Vietnam sack the editors of the country’s two largest pro-reform newspapers. Nguyen Cong Khe and Le Hoang were ousted months after two of their journalists went on trial over coverage of a government corruption scandal
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7807519.stm

2011: One of Hong Kong’s most influential campaigners for democracy and human rights, Szeto Wah, born on February 28, 1931  dies after a long battle with cancer, aged 79
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-12104463
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Szeto_Wah

2011: The first oil pipeline linking the world’s biggest oil producer, Russia, and the world’s biggest consumer of energy, China, has begun operating
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-12103865
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/The-first-oil-pipeline-between-Russia-and-China-now-operating-20411.html

2015: Prince Norodom Ranariddh, who led the Funcinpec party to victory in the 1993 U.N.-run election, is set to return as president of the struggling royalist party less than a year after launching his own rival party
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/ranariddh-to-return-as-funcinpec-president-75177/
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/going-back-his-roots

2016 : Communist Party of India leader Ardhendu Bhushan Bardhan passes away
http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-news-india/veteran-cpi-leader-a-b-bardhan-passes-away/

 

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 2 January in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 2 JANUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 2, 2018

1757: Robert Clive, who leads Madras for the East India Company retakes Calcutta from the nawab of Bengal, Sirāj-ud-Dawlah.  The Nawab had seized Calcutta in June 1756
http://www.sscnet.ucla.edu/southasia/History/British/Clive.html
http://webs.bcp.org/sites/vcleary/ModernWorldHistoryTextbook/Imperialism/section_4/robertclive.html

1905: In the Russo-Japanese war, Port Arthur Russian garrison surrenders
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/russian-fleet-surrenders-at-port-Arthur
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Port_Arthur
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/97.html

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1932-Japanese occupation of Jinzhou northeast of China
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jinzhou_Operation

1942: Manila is captured by Japanese forces
http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=hpYcAAAAIBAJ&sjid=e2QEAAAAIBAJ&dq=manila&pg=4897%2C72037
http://retronewser.com/2012/01/manila-taken-by-japanese-invaders-70-years-ago-this-hour-1942/

 

1942-01-02 Jap prennent Manille

1942: Chinese forces defeat the Japanese army in one fight of the third Changsha Battle
http://francefightson.yuku.com/topic/394/APOD-China-The-Third-Battle-of-Changsha#.VKV8B73LTZ4
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/114.htm

1942-01-02 Victoire chinoise à Changsha

1955: The establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Yugoslavia
https://www.marxists.org/subject/yugoslavia/maoism/

1963: Vietnam War: The Viet Cong wins its first major victory in the Battle of Ap Bac
http://www.vietnamwar.net/ApBacBattle.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PF4oShhG-JM

1965: Indonesia quits United Nations, the first country to do so

1967: Heavy US bombing on North Vietnam through on 15

1980: In a strong reaction to the December 1979 Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, President Carter asks the Senate to postpone action on the Salt II nuclear treaty and recalls the US ambassador to Moscow
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/carter-reacts-to-soviet-intervention-in-afghanistan

2009: Sri Lankan military seize control of the Tamil Tiger rebels’ de facto capital of Kilinochchi
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2009/01/20091242244697512.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7807908.stm

2011: The first oil pipeline linking the world’s biggest oil producer, Russia, and the world’s biggest consumer of energy, China, has begun operating
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-12103865
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/The-first-oil-pipeline-between-Russia-and-China-now-operating-20411.html

On 2 January in South Asian history

ON 2 JANUARY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

Updated on January 2, 2018

1757: Robert Clive, who leads Madras for the East India Company retakes Calcutta from the nawab of Bengal, Sirāj-ud-Dawlah.  The Nawab had seized Calcutta in June 1756
http://www.sscnet.ucla.edu/southasia/History/British/Clive.html
http://webs.bcp.org/sites/vcleary/ModernWorldHistoryTextbook/Imperialism/section_4/robertclive.html

1910: Birth of Srirangam Srinivasaprao, Indian poet who died on June 15, 1983
http://www.idlebrain.com/celeb/bio-data/bio-srisri.html

1940: Birth of S. R. S. Varadhan, Indian-American mathematician
http://mutiny.wordpress.com/2007/04/11/prof-srs-varadhan-2007-abel-prize-winner/

1965: Ayub Khan wins the Pakistani presidential election with 62% of the vote
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pakistani_presidential_election%2C_1963

1975: A bomb blast at Samastipur, Bihar, India, fatally wounds Minister of Railways Lalit Narayan Mishra
http://www.dailyo.in/politics/ln-mishra-assassination-verdict-that-took-40-years-and-22-judges/story/1/1002.html

1975: Bangladeshi Marxist leader Siraj Sikder is arrested and dies while in police custody
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siraj_Sikder
https://www.marxists.org/archive/sikder/index.htm

Siraj Sikder

1980: In a strong reaction to the December 1979 Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, President Carter asks the Senate to postpone action on the Salt II nuclear treaty and recalls the US ambassador to Moscow
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/carter-reacts-to-soviet-intervention-in-afghanistan

1989: Sri Lanka President Junius Richard Jayewardene is succeded by Prime Minister Ranasinghe Premadasa
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ranasinghe_Premadasa

1989: Killing of Safdar Hashmi, Indian playwright, author, director, lyricist and theorist, born on April 12, 1954
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Safdar_Hashmi
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/2nd-january-1989-safdar-hashmi-theatre-activist-died
http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/death-of-theatre-activist-safdar-hashmi-sparks-off-solidarity-controversy/1/323420.html

2006: Rajnath Singh, 54 years old, former Chief minister of Uttar Pradesh (2000 à 2002) is elected chairman of the Bharatija Janata Party (BJP), succeeding Advani as leader of the opposition
http://www.expressindia.com/news/fullstory.php?newsid=60401

2009: Sri Lankan military seize control of the Tamil Tiger rebels’ de facto capital of Kilinochchi
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2009/01/20091242244697512.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7807908.stm

2016 : Communist Party of India leader Ardhendu Bhushan Bardhan passes away
http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-news-india/veteran-cpi-leader-a-b-bardhan-passes-away/

 

On 2 January in Southeast Asian history

1942-01-02 Jap prennent Manille

ON 2 JANUARY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 2, 2018

1680: During the Trunajaya rebellion, Amangkurat II of Mataram and his bodyguards stabbed Trunajaya to death a month after the rebel leader was captured by the Dutch East India Company
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trunajaya_rebellion
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trunajaya

1925: Birth of Filipino Erano G. Manalo, executive minister of the Iglesia ni Cristo, who died on August 31, 2009
http://philippinepoliticsismyreligion.blogspot.fr/2010/04/iglesia-ni-cristo-erano-g-manalo.html
http://student631.tripod.com/id7.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lID-cyfyNso

1942: Manila is captured by Japanese forces
http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=hpYcAAAAIBAJ&sjid=e2QEAAAAIBAJ&dq=manila&pg=4897%2C72037
http://retronewser.com/2012/01/manila-taken-by-japanese-invaders-70-years-ago-this-hour-1942/

1942-01-02 Jap prennent Manille

1944: Birth of Prince Norodom Ranariddh, son of king Sihanouk and Prime Minister from 1993 through 1997
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norodom_Ranariddh

1963: Vietnam War: The Viet Cong wins its first major victory in the Battle of Ap Bac
http://www.vietnamwar.net/ApBacBattle.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PF4oShhG-JM

1965: Indonesia quits United Nations, the first country to do so

1967: Heavy US bombing on North Vietnam through on 15

1968: Death of Sanoesi Pane, Indonesian writer, born on November 14, 1905
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sanusi_Pane

1971: Benjamin Henry Sheares becomes the second president of Singapore, up to his death on May 12, 1981
htt
http://www.istana.gov.sg/the-president/former-presidents/dr-benjamin-sheares
http://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/infopedia/articles/SIP_650_2005-01-24.html

Benjamin Sheares

2008: Death of Princess Galyani Vadhana, the elder sister of king Rama IX, born on 6 May 1923
http://www.unofficialroyalty.com/current-monarchies/thai-royals/in-memoriam/
http://www.pattayamail.com/_galyanivadhana/

Princess Galyani

2009: The authorities in Vietnam sack the editors of the country’s two largest pro-reform newspapers. Nguyen Cong Khe and Le Hoang were ousted months after two of their journalists went on trial over coverage of a government corruption scandal
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7807519.stm

On 2 January in Japan’s history

ON 2 JANUARY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on January 2, 2018

1905: In the Russo-Japanese war, Port Arthur Russian garrison surrenders
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/russian-fleet-surrenders-at-port-Arthur
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Port_Arthur

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1928: Birth of Daisaku Ikeda, Japanese writer and president of the Soka Gakkai International, a Buddhist sect
http://www.daisakuikeda.org/main/profile/bio/bio-01.html
http://www.sgi.org/sgi-president/biography-of-daisaku-ikeda.html

1931: Birth of Toshiki Kaifu, Japanese politician, prime minister from 1989 to 1991
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toshiki_Kaifu

1932-Japanese occupation of Jinzhou northeast of China
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jinzhou_Operation

1933: Birth of Morimura Seiichi, Japanese novelist
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seiichi_Morimura
http://www.booksfromjapan.jp/authors/item/252-seiichi-morimura

1933: Birth of On Kawara, Japanese painter
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/On_Kawara
http://www.davidzwirner.com/artists/on-kawara/biography/

1942: Manila is captured by Japanese forces
http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=hpYcAAAAIBAJ&sjid=e2QEAAAAIBAJ&dq=manila&pg=4897%2C72037
http://retronewser.com/2012/01/manila-taken-by-japanese-invaders-70-years-ago-this-hour-1942/

1942-01-02 Jap prennent Manille

1942: Chinese forces defeat the Japanese army in one fight of the third Changsha Battle
http://francefightson.yuku.com/topic/394/APOD-China-The-Third-Battle-of-Changsha#.VKV8B73LTZ4
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/114.

1942-01-02 Victoire chinoise à Changsha

1960: Birth of Naoki Urasawa, Japanese manga author
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=7081

1971: Birth of Yutaka Takenouchi, Japanese actor
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Takenouchi_Yutaka

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=27nRJCb3Vyg

1978: Birth of Toyoguchi Megumi, Japanese seiyuu (voice actress)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toyoguchi_Megumi
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=794

 

On 2 January in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 2 JANUARY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on January 2, 2018

1862: Birth of the briefly first Prime Minister of the Republic of China Tang Shaoyi who died on September 30, 1938
http://www.thechinastory.org/ritp/tong-shao-yi-tang-shaoyi-%E5%94%90%E7%B4%B9%E5%84%80/
http://www.zsnews.cn/English/2010/06/21/1443648.shtml

1875: Birth of Shen Junru,Chinese political figure, first President of the Supreme People’s Court of China, chairman of the China Democratic League who died on June 11, 1963
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shen_Junru

1900: US stateman John Hay announces the Open Door Policy to promote trade with China
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Open_Door_Policy

1905: In the Russo-Japanese war, Port Arthur Russian garrison surrenders
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/russian-fleet-surrenders-at-port-Arthur
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Port_Arthur

???????????

1932-Japanese occupation of Jinzhou northeast of China
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jinzhou_Operation

1942: Chinese forces defeat the Japanese army in one fight of the third Changsha Battle
http://francefightson.yuku.com/topic/394/APOD-China-The-Third-Battle-of-Changsha#.VKV8B73LTZ4

1942-01-02 Victoire chinoise à Changsha

1951: Birth of Tsui Hark, Hong Kong filmmaker
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tsui_Hark
http://www.lovehkfilm.com/people/tsui_hark.htm

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

1955: The establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Yugoslavia
https://www.marxists.org/subject/yugoslavia/maoism/

1980: China and Ecuador establish diplomatic relations
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/China%E2%80%93Ecuador_relations

2011: One of Hong Kong’s most influential campaigners for democracy and human rights, Szeto Wah, born on February 28, 1931  dies after a long battle with cancer, aged 79
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-12104463
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Szeto_Wah

2011: The first oil pipeline linking the world’s biggest oil producer, Russia, and the world’s biggest consumer of energy, China, has begun operating. The pipeline, running between Siberia and the northeastern Chinese city of Daqing, will allow a rapid increase in oil exports between the two countries
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-12103865
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/The-first-oil-pipeline-between-Russia-and-China-now-operating-20411.html