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On 7 January in Asian history

1979-01-07 Viet prennent Phom Penh

ON 7 JANUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 7, 2018

672: Death of Tenji, Japanese emperor, born in 626
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Tenji

889: Birth of Li Bian, emperor of Southern Tang who died on March 30, 943
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Li_Bian

1761: Afghans defeat Mahrattas at Paniput in India
http://encyclopedia.jrank.org/LUP_MAL/MAHRATTAS.html

1841: Second Battle of Chuenpee between British and Chinese forces during the First Opium War. The British capture the forts on the islands of Chuenpee and Tycocktow
http://self.gutenberg.org/articles/eng/Second_Battle_of_Chuenpee http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Battle_of_Chuenpee
http://latitude.to/articles-by-country/cn/china/41764/second-battle-of-chuenpee

1841-01-07 Battle of Chuenpee

1864: Birth of Seo Jae-pil, Korea’s independence activists, journalist who died on January 5, 1951
http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/issues/2014/01/363_101797.html

1901: MacArthur orders the deportation of leaders of the Philippine Revolution to Guam
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/860/today-in-philippine-history-january-7-1901-macarthur-ordered-the-deportation-of-leaders-of-the-revolution-to-guam

1906: End of the first Katsura Taro’s Japanese government
http://www.jref.com/glossary/katsura_taro.shtml

1926:  Birth of Kim Jong-pil, South Korean politician, twice prime minister of South Korea
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kim_Jong-pil

1933: The Chinese Communist Party Provisional Central leadership move from the dangerous Shanghai to the Revolutionary base of Ruijin in Jiangxi
http://alphahistory.com/chineserevolution/jiangxi-soviet/

Ruijin revolutionary memorial

1937: Birth of Tang Chia, Chinese martial art choreographer and movie director
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0849271/
http://www.hkcinemagic.com/en/people.asp?id=1079

1938: Birth of Shohei Yamamoto, Japanese actor
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0945490/

Shohei Yamamoto

1942: Japan begins successful siege of Bataan Peninsula during World War II, routing American and Philippine troops on April 9
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Bataan

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WAJF6qbnbns

1944: Birth of Hideko Yoshida, Japanese actress
http://eiga.wikia.com/wiki/Hideko_Yoshida

1946: France recognizes Cambodia autonomy in the frame of the French Union

1947: Birth of Shobha De, Indian writer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shobha_De

1948: Birth of Ichiro Mizuki, Japanese singer-songwriter and actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ichirou_Mizuki
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=8769

 

1950: Ceylan (Sri Lanka) recognizes the People’s Republic of China

1950: Birth of Johnny Lever, Indian actor
https://starsunfolded.com/johnny-lever/

1952: Birth of Sammo Hung, Hong Kong actor
http://www.hkcinemagic.com/en/people.asp?id=58

1957: Birth of Reena Roy, Indian actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reena_Roy

1961: Birth of Supriya Pathak, Indian actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Supriya_Pathak

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7KgyhgnnRRE

1962: Assassination attempt on Indonesian president Sukarno, fails

1965: Civilian government is restored in Saigon
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/civilian-government-is-restored-in-saigon

1966: Death of Bimal Roy, Indian film director, born on July 12, 1909
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/7th-january-1966-bimal-roy-indian-film-director-died
http://bimalroymemorial.org/default/bimal-roy/biography/
http://www.menright.com/pages/bollywood-roy.html

1967: Fighting is reported between Chinese Red Guards and workers in Nanjing

1970: The Punjab Legislative Council (Abolition) Act, 1969 comes into effect
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Punjab_Legislative_Council_(Abolition)_Act,_1969
http://www.indiankanoon.org/docfragment/1377608/?formInput=state%20of%20punjab%20%20doctypes%3A%20act

1971 : Pakistan President Yahya Khan announces the formation of a coalition government with Nurul Amin as Prime Minister and Zulfikar Ali Bhutto as Deputy Prime Minister.

1973: Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos suspends scheduled plebiscite on new constitution, saying his country is slipping back into subversion and corruption

1975: For the first time, the Vietnamese communist forces take the administrative center of a province (Phuoc-Binh, 125 km North of Saigon)

1979: Fall of Phnom-Penh, attacked by invading Vietnamese force. Fall of Pol Pot Khmer Rouge regime
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/pol-pot-overthrown
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/0107.html#article
http://abcnews.go.com/Archives/video/jan-1979-fall-phnom-penh-12508505

1979-01-07 Viet prennent Phom Penh
1979: Birth of Bipasha Basu, Indian model
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bipasha_Basu

1984: After getting its independence from Britain, Brunei becomes the sixth member of the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN)

1985: The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency launches Sakigake, Japan’s first interplanetary spacecraft and the first deep space probe to be launched by any country other than the United States or the Soviet Union.
http://space.about.com/od/spacemissions/p/Sakigake.htm
https://solarsystem.nasa.gov/missions/profile.cfm?Sort=Nation&MCode=Sakigake&Nation=Japan&Display=ReadMore

Sakigake

1986: The National Assembly of the People’s Republic of Kampuchea ratifies the border treaty signes with Vietnam on December 27, 1985

1989: Death of Japanese Emperor Hirohito (Showa). He is succeeded by his son Akihito
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/emperor-hirohito-dies
http://cidc.library.cornell.edu/dof/japan/captioned/funerals.htm
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/bday/0429.html

Hirohito 2

1994: Death of Phoumi Vongvichit, President of Laos from 1986 to 1991
http://www.nytimes.com/1994/01/12/obituaries/phoumi-vongvichit-84-is-dead-laotian-was-lifelong-communist.html
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/obituary-phoumi-vongvichit-1406588.html

1996: Death of Taro Okamoto, Japanese avant-garde artist, born in February 1911
http://www.japanvisitor.com/index.php?cID=416&pID=1435
http://www.google.fr/search?q=Taro+okamoto&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&prmd=imvnso&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=rvwGT-_SM4Kl8QO70PiiAQ&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&ved=0CBIQ_AUoAQ&biw=1249&bih=569

1997: Birth of Ayumi Ishida, Japanese singer
http://helloproject.wikia.com/wiki/Ishida_Ayumi

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vTYXxA1FATY

2000: News agencies unveil that the 17th Karmapa, Orgyen Trinley Dorje, 15 years old, leader of one of the most important buddhist school in Tibet has fled to India and arrived on January 5
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/594703.stm

2001: US Foreign Affairs magazine publishes extracts of “The Tiananmen Paper” on who, in the tops China leaders wanted, and the ones who din’t want troop to crush the students movement on Tiananmen square
http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9E02E7DB173AF935A35752C0A9679C8B63&n=Top/Reference/Times%20Topics/People/L/Li%20Peng
http://edition.cnn.com/2001/WORLD/asiapcf/east/04/22/tiananmen.document/index.html

2002: Extradition, from  Malaysia where he fled, of Nur Misuari, ex-governor of the Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), who tried an armed riot
http://m.gulfnews.com/misuari-held-in-malaysia-1.430982Nur Misuari

2009: Tens of thousands of Cambodians have packed into a stadium in Phnom Penh to mark the 30th anniversary of the fall of the murderous Khmer Rouge
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7814974.stm

2011: Prime Minister of Pakistan Yousuf Raza Gilani wins back majority in the parliament as Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) announced to rejoin coalition government but not the federal cabinet
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/08/world/asia/08pakistan.html?ref=asia

2013: Protesters in China call for press freedom. The protesters gathered outside the office of Southern Weekly in Guangzhou, calling for media freedom, a taboo subject in the country, holding banners and chanting slogans
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2013/01/20131765743709723.html
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Guangzhou,-journalists-revolt-terrorizes-Party-26793.html

2014: Death of Run Run Shaw, a pioneering Hong Kong media mogul whose studio helped to bring kung fu movies to the wider world. He was 106
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/film/film-news/10555131/Run-Run-Shaw-kung-fu-film-pioneer-dies-aged-106.html

2016: Death of Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, Indian Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and prominent Muslim politician
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2016/01/indian-administered-kashmir-cm-dies-delhi-160107064607813.html

http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/lead/mufti-mohammad-sayeed-the-death-of-a-statesman/article8078096.ece?homepage=true

 

Holidays and observances

Cambodia: Victory from Genocide Day

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 7 January in Asian history

1979-01-07 Viet prennent Phom Penh

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 7 JANUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on January 7, 2018

1761: Afghans defeat Mahrattas at Paniput in India
http://encyclopedia.jrank.org/LUP_MAL/MAHRATTAS.html

1841: Second Battle of Chuenpee between British and Chinese forces during the First Opium War. The British capture the forts on the islands of Chuenpee and Tycocktow
http://self.gutenberg.org/articles/eng/Second_Battle_of_Chuenpee http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Battle_of_Chuenpee
http://latitude.to/articles-by-country/cn/china/41764/second-battle-of-chuenpee

1841-01-07 Battle of Chuenpee

1942: Japan begins successful siege of Bataan Peninsula during World War II, routing American and Philippine troops

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Bataan

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WAJF6qbnbns

1946: France recognizes Cambodia autonomy in the frame of the French Union

1950: Ceylan (Sri Lanka) recognizes the People’s Republic of China

1975: For the first time, the Vietnamese communist forces take the administrative center of a province (Phuoc-Binh, 125 km North of Saigon)

1979: Fall of Phnom-Penh, attacked by invading Vietnamese force. Fall of Pol Pot Khmer Rouge regime
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/pol-pot-overthrown
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/0107.html#article
http://abcnews.go.com/Archives/video/jan-1979-fall-phnom-penh-12508505

1979-01-07 Viet prennent Phom Penh

1986: The National Assembly of the People’s Republic of Kampuchea ratifies the border treaty signes with Vietnam on December 27, 1985

2002: Extradition, from  Malaysia where he fled, of Nur Misuari, ex-governor of the Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), who tried an armed riot
http://m.gulfnews.com/misuari-held-in-malaysia-1.430982

Nur Misuari

 

Holidays and observances

Cambodia: Victory from Genocide Day

On 7 January in South Asian history

ON 7 JANUARY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on January 7, 2018

1761: Afghans defeat Mahrattas at Paniput in India
http://encyclopedia.jrank.org/LUP_MAL/MAHRATTAS.html

1950: Ceylan (Sri Lanka) recognizes the People’s Republic of China

1950: Birth of Johnny Lever, Indian actor
http://www.bollywoodgate.com/indian-actors/johnny-lever.html

1957: Birth of Reena Roy, Indian actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reena_Roy

1961: Birth of Supriya Pathak, Indian actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Supriya_Pathak

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7KgyhgnnRRE

1966: Death of Bimal Roy, Indian film director, born on July 12, 1909
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/7th-january-1966-bimal-roy-indian-film-director-died
http://bimalroymemorial.org/default/bimal-roy/biography/
http://www.menright.com/pages/bollywood-roy.html

1970: The Punjab Legislative Council (Abolition) Act, 1969 comes into effect
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Punjab_Legislative_Council_(Abolition)_Act,_1969
http://www.indiankanoon.org/docfragment/1377608/?formInput=state%20of%20punjab%20%20doctypes%3A%20act

1979: Birth of Bipasha Basu, Indian model
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bipasha_Basu

2000: News agencies unveil that the 17th Karmapa, Orgyen Trinley Dorje, 15 years old, leader of one of the most important buddhist school in Tibet has fled to India and arrived on January 5
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/594703.stm

2011: Prime Minister of Pakistan Yousuf Raza Gilani wins back majority in the parliament as Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) announced to rejoin coalition government but not the federal cabinet
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/08/world/asia/08pakistan.html?ref=asia

2016: Death of Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, Indian Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and prominent Muslim politician
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2016/01/indian-administered-kashmir-cm-dies-delhi-160107064607813.html

http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/lead/mufti-mohammad-sayeed-the-death-of-a-statesman/article8078096.ece?homepage=true

On 7 January in Southeast Asian history

1979-01-07 Viet prennent Phom Penh

ON 7 JANUARY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY
 

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Updated on January 7, 2018

1901: MacArthur orders the deportation of leaders of the Philippine Revolution to Guam
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/860/today-in-philippine-history-january-7-1901-macarthur-ordered-the-deportation-of-leaders-of-the-revolution-to-guam

1942: Japan begins successful siege of Bataan Peninsula during World War II, routing American and Philippine troops
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Bataan

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WAJF6qbnbns

1946: France recognizes Cambodia autonomy in the frame of the French Union

1962: Assassination attempt on Indonesian president Sukarno, fails

1965: Civilian government is restored in Saigon
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/civilian-government-is-restored-in-saigon

1973: Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos suspends scheduled plebiscite on new constitution, saying his country is slipping back into subversion and corruption

1975: For the first time, the Vietnamese communist forces take the administrative center of a province (Phuoc-Binh, 125 km North of Saigon)

1979: Fall of Phnom-Penh, attacked by invading Vietnamese force. Fall of Pol Pot Khmer Rouge regime
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/pol-pot-overthrown
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/0107.html#article
http://abcnews.go.com/Archives/video/jan-1979-fall-phnom-penh-12508505

1979-01-07 Viet prennent Phom Penh

1984: After getting its independence from Britain, Brunei becomes the sixth member of the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN)

1986: The National Assembly of the People’s Republic of Kampuchea ratifies the border treaty signes with Vietnam on December 27, 1985

1994: Death of Phoumi Vongvichit, President of Laos from1986 to 1991
http://www.nytimes.com/1994/01/12/obituaries/phoumi-vongvichit-84-is-dead-laotian-was-lifelong-communist.html
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/obituary-phoumi-vongvichit-1406588.html

2002: Extradition, from  Malaysia where he fled, of Nur Misuari, ex-governor of the Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), who tried an armed riot
http://m.gulfnews.com/misuari-held-in-malaysia-1.430982

Nur Misuari

2009: Tens of thousands of Cambodians have packed into a stadium in Phnom Penh to mark the 30th anniversary of the fall of the murderous Khmer Rouge
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7814974.stm

 

Holidays and observances

Cambodia: Victory from Genocide Day

On 7 January in Japan’s history

Hirohito 2

ON 7 JANUARY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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

Updated on January 7, 2018

672: Death of Tenji, Japanese emperor, born in 626
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Tenji

1906: End of the first Katsura Taro’s Japanese government
http://www.jref.com/glossary/katsura_taro.shtml

1938: Birth of Shohei Yamamoto, Japanese actor
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0945490/

Shohei Yamamoto

1942: Japan begins successful siege of Bataan Peninsula during World War II, routing American and Philippine troops on April 9
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Bataan

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WAJF6qbnbns

1944: Birth of Hideko Yoshida, Japanese actress
http://eiga.wikia.com/wiki/Hideko_Yoshida

1948: Birth of Ichiro Mizuki, Japanese singer-songwriter and actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ichirou_Mizuki
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=8769

 

1985: The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency launches Sakigake, Japan’s first interplanetary spacecraft and the first deep space probe to be launched by any country other than the United States or the Soviet Union.
http://space.about.com/od/spacemissions/p/Sakigake.htm
https://solarsystem.nasa.gov/missions/profile.cfm?Sort=Nation&MCode=Sakigake&Nation=Japan&Display=ReadMore

Sakigake

1989: Death of Japanese Emperor Hirohito (Showa). He is succeeded by his son Akihito
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/emperor-hirohito-dies
http://cidc.library.cornell.edu/dof/japan/captioned/funerals.htm
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/bday/0429.html

Hirohito 2

1996: Death of Taro Okamoto, Japanese avant-garde artist, born in February 1911
http://www.japanvisitor.com/index.php?cID=416&pID=1435
http://www.google.fr/search?q=Taro+okamoto&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&prmd=imvnso&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=rvwGT-_SM4Kl8QO70PiiAQ&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&ved=0CBIQ_AUoAQ&biw=1249&bih=569

1997: Birth of Ayumi Ishida, Japanese singer
http://helloproject.wikia.com/wiki/Ishida_Ayumi

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vTYXxA1FATY

 

On 7 January in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 7 JANUARY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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

Updated on January 7, 2017

889: Birth of Li Bian, emperor of Southern Tang who died on March 30, 943
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Li_Bian

1841: Second Battle of Chuenpee between British and Chinese forces during the First Opium War. The British capture the forts on the islands of Chuenpee and Tycocktow
http://self.gutenberg.org/articles/eng/Second_Battle_of_Chuenpee
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Battle_of_Chuenpee
http://latitude.to/articles-by-country/cn/china/41764/second-battle-of-chuenpee

1841-01-07 Battle of Chuenpee

1933: The Chinese Communist Party Provisional Central leadership move from the dangerous Shanghai to the Revolutionary base of Ruijin in Jiangxi
http://alphahistory.com/chineserevolution/jiangxi-soviet/

Ruijin revolutionary memorial

1937: Birth of Tang Chia, Chinese martial art choreographer and movie director
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0849271/
http://www.hkcinemagic.com/en/people.asp?id=1079

1950: Ceylan (Sri Lanka) recognizes the People’s Republic of China

1952: Birth of Sammo Hung, Hong Kong actor
http://www.hkcinemagic.com/en/people.asp?id=58

1967: Fighting is reported between Chinese Red Guards and workers in Nanjing

2000: News agencies unveil that the 17th Karmapa, Orgyen Trinley Dorje, 15 years old, leader of one of the most important buddhist school in Tibet has fled to India and arrived on January 5
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/594703.stm

2001: US Foreign Affairs magazine publishes extracts of “The Tiananmen Paper” on who, in the tops China leaders wanted, and the ones who din’t want troop to crush the students movement on Tiananmen square
http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9E02E7DB173AF935A35752C0A9679C8B63&n=Top/Reference/Times%20Topics/People/L/Li%20Peng
http://edition.cnn.com/2001/WORLD/asiapcf/east/04/22/tiananmen.document/index.html

2013: Protesters in China call for press freedom. The protesters gathered outside the office of Southern Weekly in Guangzhou, calling for media freedom, a taboo subject in the country, holding banners and chanting slogans
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2013/01/20131765743709723.html
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Guangzhou,-journalists-revolt-terrorizes-Party-26793.html

2014: Death of Run Run Shaw, a pioneering Hong Kong media mogul whose studio helped to bring kung fu movies to the wider world. He was 106
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/film/film-news/10555131/Run-Run-Shaw-kung-fu-film-pioneer-dies-aged-106.html