Daily Archives: 5 janvier 2018

On 5 January in Asian history

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ON 5 JANUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 5, 2018

1587: Birth of Xu Xiake, China traveler and geographer who died on March 8, 1641
http://www.theworldofchinese.com/2015/12/xu-xiake-the-father-of-chinese-backpacking/

1588: Death of Chinese General Qi Jiguang, famous for his success against Japanese pirates, born on November 12, 1528
http://www.cctv.com/english/TouchChina/GloryofChineseCivilization/HistoricalCelebrities/MilitaryLeaders/20020326/100037.html

1592: Birth of Shah Jahan, ruler of the Mughal Empire (1628-1658) who died on January 22, 1666
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shah_Jahan

1655: Go-Sai, becomes 111th Japanese Emperor (up to 1663). He will died on March 22, 1685
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Go-Sai

1666: Birth of Gobind Singh (older date given was December 22), the tenth guru of the Sikhs (1675-1708) who died on October 21, 1708
http://www.sikhiwiki.org/index.php?title=Guru_Gobind_Singh
http://www.sikh-history.com/sikhhist/gurus/nanak10.html

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

1893: Birth of Paramahansan Yogananda, Indian guru who died in March 1952                       http://www.crystalclarity.com/yogananda/index.php

1897: Birth of Kiyoshi Miki: Japanese philosopher and author, who died on September 26 1945
https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kiyoshi_Miki
http://positions.dukejournals.org/content/17/1/43.short

1899: Separatist Filipino general Aguilnado demands the independence of the Philippines from USA
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1393/today-in-philippine-history-january-5-1899-aguinaldo-issued-counterproclamation-to-the-benevolent-assimilation-declaration

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1900: Birth of Beijing Opera artist Xun Huisheng who died on December 26, 1968
http://wiki.china.org.cn/wiki/index.php/Xun_Huisheng
http://quyi.chinesecio.com/en/article/2010-03/31/content_120822.htm

Xun Huisheng

1919: Sumako Matsui, Japanese actress and singer, born on November 1, 1886 commits suicide
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sumako_Matsui
http://www.ndl.go.jp/portrait/e/datas/332.html

1919: Birth of Hector Abhayavardhana, Sri Lankan Trotskyist theoretician, who died on September 22, 2012
http://archives.dailynews.lk/2006/01/05/fea01.htm
http://dbsjeyaraj.com/dbsj/archives/10963

1926: Birth of Joshua Benjamin Jeyaretnam, the veteran opposition leader  in Singapore who died on September 30, 2008
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joshua_Benjamin_Jeyaretnam
http://remembersingapore.wordpress.com/2012/02/25/persistent-opposition-j-b-jeyaretnam/

joshua benjamin jeyaretnam

1928: Birth of Ali Bhutto, President (1971-1973), then Prime Minister (1973-1977) of Pakistan, hanged on April 4, 1979
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zulfikar_Ali_Bhutto
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/person.asp?perid=P019

Ali Bhutto 2

1934 : Birth of Murli Manohar Joshi, BJP leader and union minister
http://www.bjp.org/leadership/bjp-presidents/dr-murali-manohar-joshi
http://www.elections.in/political-leaders/murli-manohar-joshi.html

1941: Birth of Hayao Miyazaki, cartoons filmmaker
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hayao_Miyazaki

1941: The communist New Fourth Army is surrounded by KMT forces
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Fourth_Army_Incident
https://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=330

1945: Kamikaze pilots get first order
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/kamikaze-pilots-get-first-order
http://academic.mu.edu/meissnerd/erickson.html

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1946: China recognizes the independence of Outer Mongolia
http://uca.edu/politicalscience/dadm-project/asiapacific-region/chinamongolia-1911-1946/

1946: Birth of Prince Tomohito of Mikasa who died on June 6, 2012 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince_Tomohito_of_Mikasa

1948: Communist offensive aiming to cut Manchuria from the rest of China

1950: President Truman announces that the United States is determined to stay out of the Chinese civil war and will ‘not provide military aid or advice to Chinese forces’ on Taiwan. This policy is reiterated January 12 by Secretary of State Dean Acheson

1951: Birth of Jagathy Sreekumar, Indian actor and screenwriter
http://entertainment.oneindia.in/celebs/jagathy-sreekumar/biography.html

1951: Death of Seo Jae-pil, Korea’s independence activist and journalist, born on January 7, 1864
http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/issues/2013/11/363_101797.html
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Philip_Jaisohn

1952: China launches the «anti-five movement» (Wufan) mainly against national bourgeoisie and traders

1955: Opening of talks between United Nations General Secretary Hammarskjoeld and Chinese Prime Minister Zhou Enlai on the question of US pilots detained in China

1963: Birth of Jiang Wen, Chinese film actor and director
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0422638/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jiang_Wen

1966: The United States asks the United Nations members to use their influence for solving the Vietnamese conflict

1967: Under instruction of Mao Zedong, the leftists launch the Shanghai January Storm, overthrowing the anti-Mao mayor and establishing the Shanghai People’s Commune
http://chineseposters.net/themes/shanghai-commune.php
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shanghai_People’s_Commune

1967-01-05

1968: A soviet cargo is hit during an US air raid on North Vietnam

1971: Birth of Mayuko Takata, Japanese actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0847030/
http://www.ken-on.co.jp/takata/index.html

1976: Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot renames Cambodia to Democratic Kampuchea as a new constitution is promulgated
http://countrystudies.us/cambodia/31.htm
http://www.d.dccam.org/Archives/Documents/DK_Policy/DK_Policy_DK_Constitution.htm

1985: Birth of Yoon So-yi, South Korean actress
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Yoon_So_Yi

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jfaMPA775Gg

1986: Birth of Deepika Padukone, Indian model and actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deepika_Padukone
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2138653/

2000: The 17th Karmapa, Orgyen Trinley Dorge who escaped from his Tsurphu monastery in Tibet in December 1999, arrives in India at Dharamsala where is living the XIV Dalai-Lama
http://kagyuoffice.org/in-india/the-karmapas-great-escape-december-28-1999-january-5-2000/

2003: Shenzhou IV spacecraft successfully returned to earth
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/2625769.stm
http://www.cctv.com/english/news/TVNews/MorningNews/20030106/100062.html

2007: Death of Chih Ree Sun, Chinese-American physicist and poet, born on May 6, 1923
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chih_Ree_Sun

 2009: India: The president of the pro-India National Conference (NC) party is sworn in as the new chief minister of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. Omar Abdullah, 38, is the disputed state’s youngest ever chief minister
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7811173.stm

2012: The Afghan government, angry at being sidelined over peace talks, flexed its muscles by ordering the takeover of a US military prison and parading British detainees at a news conference. President Hamid Karzai ordered the transfer of the prison at Bagram to Afghan control within a month

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/afghanistan/8994866/Hamid-Karzai-orders-transfer-of-US-prison-at-Bagram-to-Afghan-control.html
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2012/jan/05/afghanistan-demands-us-return-bagram

2014: India successfully launches its first rocket using domestically produced booster technology after several previous missions had failed
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2014/01/india-launches-satellite-from-space-centre-201415143713101654.html

2014: Death of K. P. Udayabhanu, Indian singer, born on June 6, 1936
http://netindian.in/news/2014/01/05/00027421/veteran-malayalam-playback-singer-k-p-udayabhanu-passes-away

  

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

2015: Taiwan ailing former president Chen Shui-bian (陳水扁) is released from prison on medical parole after serving six years for a graft conviction relating to his presidency
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-30677700 http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/front/archives/2015/01/06/2003608566

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 5 January in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 5 JANUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 5, 2018

1899: Separatist Filipino general Aguilnado demands the independence of the Philippines from USA
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1393/today-in-philippine-history-january-5-1899-aguinaldo-issued-counterproclamation-to-the-benevolent-assimilation-declaration

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1941: The communist New Fourth Army is surrounded by KMT forces
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Fourth_Army_Incident
https://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=330

1945: Kamikaze pilots get first order
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/kamikaze-pilots-get-first-order
http://academic.mu.edu/meissnerd/erickson.html

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1946: China recognizes the independence of Outer Mongolia
http://uca.edu/politicalscience/dadm-project/asiapacific-region/chinamongolia-1911-1946/

1948: Communist offensive aiming to cut Manchuria from the rest of China

1950: Pakistan recognizes the People’s Republic of China. The diplomatic relations will be established on Mai 21, 1951

1950: President Truman announces that the United States is determined to stay out of the Chinese civil war and will ‘not provide military aid or advice to Chinese forces’ on Taiwan. This policy is reiterated January 12 by Secretary of State Dean Acheson

1955: Opening of talks between United Nations General Secretary Hammarskjoeld and Chinese Prime Minister Zhou Enlai on the question of US pilots detained in China

1966: The United States asks the United Nations members to use their influence for solving the Vietnamese conflict

1968: A soviet cargo is hit during an US air raid on North Vietnam

1992: Establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Kyrgyzstan

2012: The Afghan government, angry at being sidelined over peace talks, flexed its muscles by ordering the takeover of a US military prison and parading British detainees at a news conference. President Hamid Karzai ordered the transfer of the prison at Bagram to Afghan control within a month
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/afghanistan/8994866/Hamid-Karzai-orders-transfer-of-US-prison-at-Bagram-to-Afghan-control.html
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2012/jan/05/afghanistan-demands-us-return-bagram

2014: India successfully launches its first rocket using domestically produced booster technology after several previous missions had failed
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2014/01/india-launches-satellite-from-space-centre-201415143713101654.html
http://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/science/gslvd5-with-indigenous-cryogenic-engine-launched-successfully/article5541607.ece?homepage=true

 

On 5 January in South Asian history

ON 5 JANUARY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

Updated on January 5, 2018

1592: Birth of Shah Jahan, ruler of the Mughal Empire (1628-1658) who died on January 22, 1666
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shah_Jahan

1666: Birth of Gobind Singh (older date given was December 22), the tenth guru of the Sikhs (1675-1708) who died on October 21, 1708
http://www.sikhiwiki.org/index.php?title=Guru_Gobind_Singh
http://www.sikh-history.com/sikhhist/gurus/nanak10.html

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

1893: Birth of Paramahansan Yogananda, Indian guru who died in March 1952                       http://www.crystalclarity.com/yogananda/index.php

1919: Birth of Hector Abhayavardhana, Sri Lankan Trotskyist theoretician, who died on September 22, 2012
http://archives.dailynews.lk/2006/01/05/fea01.htm
http://dbsjeyaraj.com/dbsj/archives/10963

1928: Birth of Ali Bhutto, President (1971-1973), then Prime Minister (1973-1977) of Pakistan, hanged on April 4, 1979
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zulfikar_Ali_Bhutto
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/person.asp?perid=P019

Ali Bhutto 2

1934 : Birth of Murli Manohar Joshi, BJP leader and union minister
http://www.bjp.org/leadership/bjp-presidents/dr-murali-manohar-joshi
http://www.elections.in/political-leaders/murli-manohar-joshi.html

1951: Birth of Jagathy Sreekumar, Indian actor and screenwriter
http://entertainment.oneindia.in/celebs/jagathy-sreekumar/biography.html

1986: Birth of Deepika Padukone, Indian model and actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deepika_Padukone
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2138653/

2000: The 17th Karmapa, Orgyen Trinley Dorge who escaped from his Tsurphu monastery in Tibet in December 1999, arrives in India at Dharamsala where is living the XIV Dalai-Lama
http://kagyuoffice.org/in-india/the-karmapas-great-escape-december-28-1999-january-5-2000/
http://the17thkarmapa.blogspot.fr/2000/01/tibetan-lama-flees-to-india.html

 2009: India: The president of the pro-India National Conference (NC) party is sworn in as the new chief minister of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. Omar Abdullah, 38, is the disputed state’s youngest ever chief minister
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7811173.stm

2012: The Afghan government, angry at being sidelined over peace talks, flexed its muscles by ordering the takeover of a US military prison and parading British detainees at a news conference. President Hamid Karzai ordered the transfer of the prison at Bagram to Afghan control within a month
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/afghanistan/8994866/Hamid-Karzai-orders-transfer-of-US-prison-at-Bagram-to-Afghan-control.html
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2012/jan/05/afghanistan-demands-us-return-bagram

2014: India successfully launches its first rocket using domestically produced booster technology after several previous missions had failed
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2014/01/india-launches-satellite-from-space-centre-201415143713101654.html
http://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/science/gslvd5-with-indigenous-cryogenic-engine-launched-successfully/article5541607.ece?homepage=true

2014: Death of K. P. Udayabhanu, Indian singer, born on June 6, 1936
http://netindian.in/news/2014/01/05/00027421/veteran-malayalam-playback-singer-k-p-udayabhanu-passes-away

 

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

On 5 January in Southeast Asian history

ON 5 JANUARY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 5, 2018

1899: Separatist Filipino general Aguilnado demands the independence of the Philippines from USA
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1393/today-in-philippine-history-january-5-1899-aguinaldo-issued-counterproclamation-to-the-benevolent-assimilation-declaration

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1926: Birth of Joshua Benjamin Jeyaretnam, the veteran opposition leader  in Singapore who died on September 30, 2008
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joshua_Benjamin_Jeyaretnam
http://remembersingapore.wordpress.com/2012/02/25/persistent-opposition-j-b-jeyaretnam/

joshua benjamin jeyaretnam

1966: The United States asks the United Nations members to use their influence for solving the Vietnamese conflict

1976: Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot renames Cambodia to Democratic Kampuchea as a new constitution is promulgated
http://countrystudies.us/cambodia/31.htm
http://www.d.dccam.org/Archives/Documents/DK_Policy/DK_Policy_DK_Constitution.htm

 

On 5 January in Japan’s history

ON 5 JANUARY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on January 5, 2018

1655: Go-Sai, becomes 111th Japanese Emperor (up to 1663). He will died on March 22, 1685
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Go-Sai

1897: Birth of Kiyoshi Miki: Japanese philosopher and author, who died on September 26 1945
https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kiyoshi_Miki
http://positions.dukejournals.org/content/17/1/43.short

1919: Sumako Matsui, Japanese actress and singer, born on November 1, 1886 commits suicide
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sumako_Matsui
http://www.ndl.go.jp/portrait/e/datas/332.html

1941: Birth of Hayao Miyazaki, cartoons filmmaker
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hayao_Miyazaki

1945: Kamikaze pilots get first order
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/kamikaze-pilots-get-first-order
http://academic.mu.edu/meissnerd/erickson.html

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1946: Birth of Prince Tomohito of Mikasa who died on June 6, 2012
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince_Tomohito_of_Mikasa

1971: Birth of Mayuko Takata, Japanese actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0847030/
http://www.ken-on.co.jp/takata/index.html

1986: Birth of Teppei Koike, Japanese actor and singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Teppei_Koike
http://www.fanpop.com/spots/teppei-koike

 

On 5 January in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

1967-01-05

ON 5 JANUARY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on January 5, 2018

1587: Birth of Xu Xiake, China traveler and geographer who died on March 8, 1641
http://www.theworldofchinese.com/2015/12/xu-xiake-the-father-of-chinese-backpacking/

1588: Death of Chinese General Qi Jiguang, famous for his success against Japanese pirates, born on November 12, 1528
http://www.cctv.com/english/TouchChina/GloryofChineseCivilization/HistoricalCelebrities/MilitaryLeaders/20020326/100037.html

1900: Birth of Beijing Opera artist Xun Huisheng who died on December 26, 1968
http://wiki.china.org.cn/wiki/index.php/Xun_Huisheng
http://quyi.chinesecio.com/en/article/2010-03/31/content_120822.htm

Xun Huisheng

1941: The communist New Fourth Army is surrounded by KMT forces
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Fourth_Army_Incident
https://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=330

1946: China recognizes the independence of Outer Mongolia
http://uca.edu/politicalscience/dadm-project/asiapacific-region/chinamongolia-1911-1946/

1948: Communist offensive aiming to cut Manchuria from the rest of China

1950: Pakistan recognizes the People’s Republic of China. The diplomatic relations will be established on Mai 21, 1951

1950: President Truman announces that the United States is determined to stay out of the Chinese civil war and will ‘not provide military aid or advice to Chinese forces’ on Taiwan. This policy is reiterated January 12 by Secretary of State Dean Acheson

1952: China launches the «anti-five movement» (Wufan) mainly against national bourgeoisie and traders

1955: Opening of talks between United Nations General Secretary Hammarskjoeld and Chinese Prime Minister Zhou Enlai on the question of US pilots detained in China

1963: Birth of Jiang Wen, Chinese film actor and director
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0422638/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jiang_Wen

1967:-Under instruction of Mao Zedong, the leftists launch the Shanghai January Storm, overthrowing the anti-Mao mayor and establishing the Shanghai People’s Commune
http://chineseposters.net/themes/shanghai-commune.php
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shanghai_People’s_Commune

1967-01-05

2000: The 17th Karmapa, Orgyen Trinley Dorge who escaped from his Tsurphu monastery in Tibet in December 1999, arrives in India at Dharamsala where is living the XIV Dalai-Lama
http://kagyuoffice.org/in-india/the-karmapas-great-escape-december-28-1999-january-5-2000/
http://the17thkarmapa.blogspot.fr/2000/01/tibetan-lama-flees-to-india.html

2003: Shenzhou IV spacecraft successfully returned to earth
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/2625769.stm
http://www.cctv.com/english/news/TVNews/MorningNews/20030106/100062.html

2007: Death of Chih Ree Sun, Chinese-American physicist and poet, born on May 6, 1923
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chih_Ree_Sun