Daily Archives: 16 janvier 2018

On 16 January in Asian history

ON 16 JANUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 16, 2018

654: Death of Gao Jifu, Chinese chancellor, Born in 596
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gao_Jifu

1516: Birth of Bayinnaung, Burmese king who died on November 10, 1581
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bayinnaung
http://www.arts.chula.ac.th/~complit/event/hantawadi.htm

1556: Huge earthquake in China (Shenxi, Gansu and Shanxi). More than 800,000 died

1630: Birth of Har Rai, seventh Sikh guru, who died on October 6, 1661
http://www.sikhs.org/guru7.htm

1710: Death of Higashiyama, 113th emperor of Japan (1687-1709), born in October 1675
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Higashiyama_of_Japan

1711: Death of Joseph Vaz, Apostle of Ceylon, born on April 21, 1651
http://avemaria.bravepages.com/articles/jul/joseph.html
http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/15317b.htm

1761: In India, British take control of Pondichery against the French

1885: Birth of Zhou Zuoren, Chinese writer, and young brother of Lu Xun, who died on May 6, 1967
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhou_Zuoren
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/841.html

1901: Death of Govind Ranade, scholar, social reformer and founding member of Indian National Congress, passed away. Born on January 18, 1842
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahadev_Govind_Ranade
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/govind-ranade.html

Govind Ranade

1926: Birth of O. P. Nayyar, Indian director and composer who died on January 28, 2007
http://www.allmusic.com/artist/op-nayyar-mn0001937475
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/16-january-1926-o.p.-nayyar-film-music-director-was-born

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HUxwaQ95QmE

1946: Birth of Kabir Bedi, Indian actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kabir_Bedi
http://www.kabirbedi.com/

1950: Vietnam communist Viet Minh recognizes Communist China

1950: Birth of Damo Suzuki, Japanese singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Damo_Suzuki

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CAn1lLxe__U

1951: Viet Minh offensive against Hanoi

1954 : Baburao Painter, pioneering Indian film director, pass away. Born on June 3, 1890
http://cineplot.com/baburao-krishnarao-mestri-aka-baburao-painter-1890-1954/
http://indianexpress.com/article/entertainment/bollywood/a-man-of-many-arts-baburao-painter/
http://filmheritagefoundation.co.in/savkari-pash-the-indian-shylock-1925-80-mins/

1959: Death of Phan Khôi, Vietnamese journalist and author, prisonner of the Communist Party, born on August 20, 1887
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phan_Kh%C3%B4i

Phan Khoi

1964: President Johnson approves Oplan 34A, operations to be conducted by South Vietnamese forces supported by the United States to gather intelligence and conduct sabotage to destabilize the North Vietnamese regime
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/johnson-approves-oplan-34a
http://vietnamwarinformation1.weebly.com/operation-34andash-1964.html

1964 South Vietnam Naval commandos

1969: In Vietnam, agreement to open peace talks reached
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/agreement-to-open-peace-talks-reached

1987: In China, self-criticism by the Chinese Communist Party general secretary Hu Yaobang who is replaced by Zhao Ziyang as General secretary of the Communist Party of China
http://www.nytimes.com/2005/11/15/international/asia/15china.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/563.html

1989: Death of Prem Nazir, Malayalam actor, born on April 7, 1926
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prem_Nazir

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bI5DRz1-unU

1992: Death of Ajahn Chah, Thai meditation master, Born on June 17, 1918
http://www.ajahnchah.org/

1997: Dutta Samant, Indian trade union leader is gunned down. Born on November 21, 1932
http://www.rediff.com/news/jan/16datta.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dutta_Samant

2002: The UN Security Council unanimously establishes an arms embargo and the freezing of assets of Osama bin Laden, Al-Qaida, and the remaining members of the Taliban

2012: Pakistani lawmakers pass a resolution supporting the country’s democratic system, a vote that came after weeks of public speculation and political intrigue about the possibility of a coup in the volatile nation
http://edition.cnn.com/2012/01/16/world/asia/pakistan-politics/index.html?hpt=ias_c2

2013: Myanmar repeals a law that was used to jail critics of the former junta, as the fast-changing nation works to overhaul a legal system once used to crush dissidents
http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20130116-396032.html

2015: Death of Yao Beina, Chinese singer born on September 26, 1981
http://english.cri.cn/12394/2015/01/16/2743s861963.htm
http://www.china.org.cn/arts/2015-01/20/content_34609456.htm

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v2F0tcDAxGI

2016: Taiwan’s Democratic Progressive Party has swept to power in the country’s general election, clinching the presidency and the legislature as Tsai Ing-wen becomes its first female President


http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-35333647
http://edition.cnn.com/2016/01/16/asia/taiwan-election/index.html
http://focustaiwan.tw/news/aipl/201601160033.aspx
http://focustaiwan.tw/news/aipl/201601170012.aspx
http://www.nst.com.my/news/2016/01/122524/taiwans-new-leader-disappears-chinese-social-network

2016: The China-initiated Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is officially launched
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/nation/2016-01/16/content_15373498.html
http://www.ecns.cn/visual/hd/2016/01-16/85072.shtml
http://www.globaltimes.cn//content/963850.shtml

 

Holidays and observances

Thailand: Teacher’s Day

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 16 January in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 16 JANUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 16, 2018

1761: In India, British take control of Pondichery against the French

1950: Vietnam communist Viet Minh recognizes Communist China

1951: Viet Minh offensive against Hanoi



1964: President Johnson approves Oplan 34A, operations to be conducted by South Vietnamese forces supported by the United States to gather intelligence and conduct sabotage to destabilize the North Vietnamese regime
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/johnson-approves-oplan-34a
http://vietnamwarinformation1.weebly.com/operation-34andash-1964.html

1964 South Vietnam Naval commandos

1969: In Vietnam, agreement to open peace talks reached
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/agreement-to-open-peace-talks-reached

2002: The UN Security Council unanimously establishes an arms embargo and the freezing of assets of Osama bin Laden, Al-Qaida, and the remaining members of the Taliban

 

On 16 January in South Asian history

ON 16 JANUARY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 16, 2018

1630: Birth of Har Rai, seventh Sikh guru, who died on October 6, 1661
http://www.sikhs.org/guru7.htm

1761: In India, British take control of Pondichery against the French

1901: Death of Govind Ranade, scholar, social reformer and founding member of Indian National Congress, passed away. Born on January 18, 1842
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahadev_Govind_Ranade
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/govind-ranade.html

Govind Ranade

1926: Birth of O. P. Nayyar, Indian director and composer who died on January 28, 2007
http://www.allmusic.com/artist/op-nayyar-mn0001937475
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/16-january-1926-o.p.-nayyar-film-music-director-was-born

1946: Birth of Kabir Bedi, Indian actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kabir_Bedi
http://www.kabirbedi.com/

1954 : Death of Baburao Painter, pioneering Indian film director. Born on June 3, 1890
http://cineplot.com/baburao-krishnarao-mestri-aka-baburao-painter-1890-1954/
http://indianexpress.com/article/entertainment/bollywood/a-man-of-many-arts-baburao-painter/
http://filmheritagefoundation.co.in/savkari-pash-the-indian-shylock-1925-80-mins/

2002: The UN Security Council unanimously establishes an arms embargo and the freezing of assets of Osama bin Laden, Al-Qaida, and the remaining members of the Taliban

2012: Pakistani lawmakers pass a resolution supporting the country’s democratic system, a vote that came after weeks of public speculation and political intrigue about the possibility of a coup in the volatile nation
http://edition.cnn.com/2012/01/16/world/asia/pakistan-politics/index.html?hpt=ias_c2

On 16 January in Southeast Asian history

ON 16 JANUARY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 16, 2018

1516: Birth of Bayinnaung, Burmese king who died on November 10, 1581
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bayinnaung
http://www.arts.chula.ac.th/~complit/event/hantawadi.htm

 1950: Vietnam communist Viet Minh recognizes Communist China

1951: Viet Minh offensive against Hanoi



1959: Death of Phan Khôi, Vietnamese journalist and author, prisonner of the Communist Party, born on August 20, 1887

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phan_Kh%C3%B4i

Phan Khoi

1964: President Johnson approves Oplan 34A, operations to be conducted by South Vietnamese forces supported by the United States to gather intelligence and conduct sabotage to destabilize the North Vietnamese regime
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/johnson-approves-oplan-34a
http://historywarsweapons.com/operation-plan-34a/

1964 South Vietnam Naval commandos

1969: In Vietnam, agreement to open peace talks reached
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/agreement-to-open-peace-talks-reached

1992: Death of Ajahn Chah, Thai meditation master, Born on June 17, 1918
http://www.ajahnchah.org/

2013: Myanmar repeals a law that was used to jail critics of the former junta, state media said Wednesday, as the fast-changing nation works to overhaul a legal system once used to crush dissidents.

http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20130116-396032.html

 

Holidays and observances

Thailand: Teacher’s Day

On 16 January in Japan’s history

ON 16 JANUARY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on January 16, 2018

1710: Death of Higashiyama, 113th emperor of Japan (1687-1709), born in October 1675
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Higashiyama_of_Japan

1950: Birth of Damo Suzuki, Japanese singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Damo_Suzuki

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CAn1lLxe__U

 

On 16 January in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 16 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 16, 2018

654: Death of Gao Jifu, Chinese chancellor, Born in 596
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gao_Jifu

1556: Huge earthquake in China (Shenxi, Gansu and Shanxi). More than 800,000 died

1885: Birth of Zhou Zuoren, Chinese writer, and young brother of Lu Xun, who died on May 6, 1967
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhou_Zuoren
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/841.htm

1950: Vietnam communist Viet Minh recognizes Communist China

1987: In China, self-criticism by the Chinese Communist Party general secretary Hu Yaobang who is replaced by Zhao Ziyang as General secretary of the Communist Party of China
http://www.nytimes.com/2005/11/15/international/asia/15china.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/563.html


2015: Death of Yao Beina, Chinese singer born on September 26, 1981
http://english.cri.cn/12394/2015/01/16/2743s861963.htm
http://www.china.org.cn/arts/2015-01/20/content_34609456.htm

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v2F0tcDAxGI

2016: Taiwan’s Democratic Progressive Party has swept to power in the country’s general election, clinching the presidency and the legislature as Tsai Ing-wen becomes its first female President

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-35333647
http://edition.cnn.com/2016/01/16/asia/taiwan-election/index.html
http://focustaiwan.tw/news/aipl/201601160033.aspx
http://focustaiwan.tw/news/aipl/201601170012.aspx
http://www.nst.com.my/news/2016/01/122524/taiwans-new-leader-disappears-chinese-social-network

2016: The China-initiated Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is officially launched
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/nation/2016-01/16/content_15373498.html
http://www.ecns.cn/visual/hd/2016/01-16/85072.shtml
http://www.globaltimes.cn//content/963850.shtml