Daily Archives: 3 mai 2018

On 3 May in Asian history

ON 3 MAY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on May 3, 2018

762: Death of Li Longji, the Tang Dynasty Emperor Xuanzong from 712 to 756, born on September 8, 685
http://totallyhistory.com/emperor-xuanzong-of-tang/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Xuanzong_of_Tang

1896: Birth of V. K. Krishna Menon, Indian politician, Minister of Defence for India who died on October 6, 1974
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/v-k-krishna-menon-5330.php
http://maddy06.blogspot.fr/2006/11/vk-krishna-menon-1896-1974-undiplomatic.html
http://biography.yourdictionary.com/vengalil-krishnan-krishna-menon

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ujuCm8D40o

1904: In China, Japanese occupation of Dalian from the Russians, up to 1945
http://articles.latimes.com/1986-04-11/business/fi-4178_1_japanese-presence

1913: Raja Harishchandra the first full-length Indian feature film was released, marking the beginning of the Indian film industry
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raja_Harishchandra
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/3-may-1913-raja-harishchandra-the-first-full-length-indian-feature-film-was-released

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=waNH9-lqqQo

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DeTnbEnjh64

1918: Death of Charlie Soong, Christian Chinese missionary
http://www.chathamjournal.com/weekly/opinion/one_on_one/dgmartin-04-18-05.shtml
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charlie_Soong

1919: Amanullah Khan, the new king of Afghanistan, launches a surprise attack against the British in India, beginning the third Anglo-Afghan war
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Third_Anglo-Afghan_War
http://www.zum.de/whkmla/military/betwwars/afghanwar3.html

1928: In China, Japanese clash with the Kuomingtang (KMT) troops in Jinan, during the Northern Expedition
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jinan_Incident
https://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=243

1939: The All India Forward Bloc is formed by Nataji Subhas Chandra Bose
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/All_India_Forward_Bloc
http://www.kamat.com/kalranga/itihas/bose.htm

1942: Japanese naval troops invade Tulagi Island in the Solomon islands during the first part of Operation Mo, resulting in the Battle of Coral Sea between Japanese forces and forces from the United State and Australia
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/the-battle-of-the-coral-sea-begins
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Invasion_of_Tulagi_(May_1942)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Mo

1945: Indian 26th Division forces capture Rangoon, Burma, from the Japanese


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Dracula
http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/race_rangoon_1945.htm
http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675037608_British-Indian-50th-Parachute-Division_Tiger-Head-Division_flag-of-Burma_Allied-victories

1946: The International Military Tribunal for the Far East begins in Tokyo against 28 Japanese military and government officials accused of war crimes and crimes against humanity
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/japanese-war-crimes-trial-begins

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_kEcPE2JsUE

1946: Dr. Thach, member of the Cochin-China Consultative Council, is assassinated

1947: New post-war Japanese constitution goes into effect

Poll: Japan voters split on revising pacifist constitution
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/new-japanese-constitution-goes-into-effect
http://www.constitution.org/cons/japan.txt

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

1949: Birth of Ken Hom, Chinese American Chef
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ken_Hom

1958: Birth of Susanna Kwan, Hong Kong singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Susanna_Kwan
http://www.spcnet.tv/Susanna-Kwan-Kuk-Ying-ac3144.html

1959: Birth of Uma Bharati, Indian politician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uma_Bharati

1965: In response to a bomb attack carried out by the South Vietnamese, Prince Sihanouk of Cambodia cuts the diplomatic relations with Washington

1966: Birth of Firdous Bamji, Indian-American actor
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0051479/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Firdous_Bamji

1968: After 34 days of discussions to select a site, the United States and North Vietnam agree to begin formal negotiations in Paris on May 10
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/paris-is-chosen-as-site-for-peace-talks

1969: Death of Dr Zakir Husain, 3rd president  of India, while in office since 13 May 1967, born on 8 February 1897
http://www.liveindia.com/freedomfighters/12.html

1971: 500,000 anti-Vietnam war protestors begin four days of demonstration in Washington DC, aiming at shutting down the nation’s capital. 13,000 are arrested

1977: Birth of Mashima Hiro, Japanese Mangagaka
http://www.mangaupdates.com/authors.html?id=750

1981: Birth of U Nee, South Korean singer and actress, who commited suicide on January 21, 2007
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/U;Nee


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

1981: Death of Nargis, Indian actress, born on June 1, 1929
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nargis
http://www.rediff.com/movies/2003/oct/20dutt.htm

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s8hi1VqSqlc

1984: Birth of Nam Sang-mi, South Korean actress and model
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nam_Sang_Mi
http://www.hancinema.net/korean_Nam_Sang-mi.php
http://star.koreandrama.org/?p=291

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sX4COuqvKU0

1986: A bomb explodes on an Air Lanka passenger jet at Colombo Airport, leaving 21 dead and 41 injured
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/may/3/newsid_2481000/2481291.stm

2004: Joseph Zen is the first Hong Kong’s bishop to visit China
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/3681947.stm

2006: Death of Pramod Mahajan, Indian politician, shot on 22 April by his brother, born on 30 October 1949
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/4933102.stm

2007: Death of Knock Yokoyama, Japanese comedian and politician, born on 30 January 1932
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Knock_Yokoyama

2009: Death of Ram Shewalkar, Indian Marathi writer, born on March 2, 1931
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ram_Balkrushna_Shewalkar
http://www.mid-day.com/news/2009/may/030509-ram-shewalkar-dies-of-cardiac-arest.htm
http://chaitanyaworld.blogspot.com/2007/12/for-prof-ram-shewalkar-life-is-like.html

Ram Shewalkar

2010: North Korea’s reclusive leader, Kim Jong-il, arrives in China for his first overseas visit since a suspected stroke in 2008
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/northkorea/7675549/Kim-Jong-il-to-meet-with-Hu-Jintao-in-China.html
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/04/world/asia/04korea.html

2015 : The Foreign Ministry of Qatar confirms that Doha is hosting peace talks between Afghan officials and Taliban representatives in order to end the war in Afghanistan
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/04/world/asia/afghan-and-taliban-representatives-meet-in-qatar.html?ref=asia&_r=0

 

Holidays and observances

Japan: Constitution Day

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 3 May in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 3 MAY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on May 3, 2018

1904: Japanese occupation of Dalian from the Russians, up to 1945
http://articles.latimes.com/1986-04-11/business/fi-4178_1_japanese-presence

1919: Amanullah Khan, the new king of Afghanistan, launches a surprise attack against the British in India, beginning the third Anglo-Afghan war
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Third_Anglo-Afghan_War
http://www.zum.de/whkmla/military/betwwars/afghanwar3.html

1928: In China, Japanese clash with the Kuomingtang (KMT) troops in Jinan, during the Northern Expedition

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

https://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=243

1942: Japanese naval troops invade Tugali Island in the Solomon islands during the first part of Operation Mo, resulting in the Battle of Coral Sea between Japanese forces and forces from the United State and Australia
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/the-battle-of-the-coral-sea-begins
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Invasion_of_Tulagi_(May_1942)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Mo

1945: Indian forces capture Rangoon, Burma, from the Japanese


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Dracula
http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/race_rangoon_1945.htm
http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675037608_British-Indian-50th-Parachute-Division_Tiger-Head-Division_flag-of-Burma_Allied-victories

1946: The International Military Tribunal for the Far East begins in Tokyo against 28 Japanese military and government officials accused of war crimes and crimes against humanity
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/japanese-war-crimes-trial-begins

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_kEcPE2JsUE

1965: In response to a bomb attack carried out by the South Vietnamese, Prince Sihanouk of Cambodia cuts the diplomatic relations with Washington

1968: After 34 days of discussions to select a site, the United States and North Vietnam agree to begin formal negotiations in Paris on May 10
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/paris-is-chosen-as-site-for-peace-talks

1971: 500,000 anti-Vietnam war protestors begin four days of demonstration in Washington DC, aiming at shutting down the nation’s capital. 13,000 are arrested

1986: A bomb explodes on an Air Lanka passenger jet at Colombo Airport, leaving 21 dead and 41 injured
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/may/3/newsid_2481000/2481291.stm

 

On 3 May in South Asian history

ON 3 MAY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on May 3, 2018

1896: Birth of V. K. Krishna Menon, Indian politician, Minister of Defence for India who died on October 6, 1974
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/v-k-krishna-menon-5330.php
http://maddy06.blogspot.fr/2006/11/vk-krishna-menon-1896-1974-undiplomatic.html
http://biography.yourdictionary.com/vengalil-krishnan-krishna-menon

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ujuCm8D40o

1913: Raja Harishchandra the first full-length Indian feature film was released, marking the beginning of the Indian film industry
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raja_Harishchandra
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/3-may-1913-raja-harishchandra-the-first-full-length-indian-feature-film-was-released

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=waNH9-lqqQo

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DeTnbEnjh64

1919: Amanullah Khan, the new king of Afghanistan, launches a surprise attack against the British in India, beginning the third Anglo-Afghan war
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Third_Anglo-Afghan_War
http://www.zum.de/whkmla/military/betwwars/afghanwar3.html

1939: The All India Forward Bloc is formed by Nataji Subhas Chandra Bose
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/All_India_Forward_Bloc
http://www.kamat.com/kalranga/itihas/bose.htm

1945: Indian forces capture Rangoon, Burma, from the Japanese

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Dracula
http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/race_rangoon_1945.htm
http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675037608_British-Indian-50th-Parachute-Division_Tiger-Head-Division_flag-of-Burma_Allied-victories

1959: Birth of Uma Bharati, Indian politician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uma_Bharati

1966: Birth of Firdous Bamji, Indian-American actor
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0051479/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Firdous_Bamji

1969: Death of Dr Zakir Husain, 3rd president  of India, while in office since 13 May 1967, born on 8 February 1897
http://www.liveindia.com/freedomfighters/12.html

1981: Birth of Nargis, Indian actress, born on June 1, 1929
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nargis
http://www.rediff.com/movies/2003/oct/20dutt.htm

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s8hi1VqSqlc

1986: A bomb explodes on an Air Lanka passenger jet at Colombo Airport, leaving 21 dead and 41 injured
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/may/3/newsid_2481000/2481291.stm

2006: Death of Pramod Mahajan, Indian politician, shot on 22 April by his brother, born on 30 October 1949
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/4933102.stm

2009: Death of Ram Shewalkar, Indian Marathi writer, born on March 2, 1931
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ram_Balkrushna_Shewalkar
http://www.mid-day.com/news/2009/may/030509-ram-shewalkar-dies-of-cardiac-arest.htm
http://chaitanyaworld.blogspot.com/2007/12/for-prof-ram-shewalkar-life-is-like.html

Ram Shewalkar

2015 : The Foreign Ministry of Qatar confirms that Doha is hosting peace talks between Afghan officials and Taliban representatives in order to end the war in Afghanistan
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/04/world/asia/afghan-and-taliban-representatives-meet-in-qatar.html?ref=asia&_r=0

On 3 May in Southeast Asian history

ON 3 MAY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on May 3, 2018

1945: Indian forces capture Rangoon, Burma, from the Japanese


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Dracula
http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/race_rangoon_1945.htm
http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675037608_British-Indian-50th-Parachute-Division_Tiger-Head-Division_flag-of-Burma_Allied-victories

1965: In response to a bomb attack carried out by the South Vietnamese, Prince Sihanouk of Cambodia cuts the diplomatic relations with Washington

1968: After 34 days of discussions to select a site, the United States and North Vietnam agree to begin formal negotiations in Paris on May 10
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/paris-is-chosen-as-site-for-peace-talks

1971: 500,000 anti-Vietnam war protestors begin four days of demonstration in Washington DC, aiming at shutting down the nation’s capital. 13,000 are arrested

 

On 3 May in Japan’s history

Poll: Japan voters split on revising pacifist constitution

ON 3 MAY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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

Updated on May 3, 2018

1904: Japanese occupation of Dalian from the Russians, up to 1945
http://articles.latimes.com/1986-04-11/business/fi-4178_1_japanese-presence

1928: In China, Japanese clash with the Kuomingtang (KMT) troops in Jinan, during the Northern Expedition
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jinan_Incident
https://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=243

1942: Japanese naval troops invade Tugali Island in the Solomon islands during the first part of Operation Mo, resulting in the Battle of Coral Sea between Japanese forces and forces from the United State and Australia
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/the-battle-of-the-coral-sea-begins
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Invasion_of_Tulagi_(May_1942)

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

1946: The International Military Tribunal for the Far East begins in Tokyo against 28 Japanese military and government officials accused of war crimes and crimes against humanity
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/japanese-war-crimes-trial-begins

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_kEcPE2JsUE

1947: New post-war Japanese constitution goes into effect

Poll: Japan voters split on revising pacifist constitution

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/new-japanese-constitution-goes-into-effect
http://www.constitution.org/cons/japan.txt

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

1977: Birth of Mashima Hiro, Japanese Mangagaka
http://www.mangaupdates.com/authors.html?id=750

2007: Death of Knock Yokoyama, Japanese comedian and politician, born on 30 January 1932
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Knock_Yokoyama

 

Holidays and observances

Japan: Constitution Day

On 3 May in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 3 MAY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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

Updated on May 3, 2018

762: Death of Li Longji, the Tang Dynasty Emperor Xuanzong from 712 to 756, born on September 8, 685
http://totallyhistory.com/emperor-xuanzong-of-tang/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Xuanzong_of_Tang

1904: Japanese occupation of Dalian from the Russians, up to 1945
http://articles.latimes.com/1986-04-11/business/fi-4178_1_japanese-presence

1918: Death of Charlie Soong, Christian Chinese missionary
http://www.chathamjournal.com/weekly/opinion/one_on_one/dgmartin-04-18-05.shtml
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charlie_Soong

1928: Japanese clash with the Kuomingtang (KMT) troops in Jinan, during the Northern Expedition
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jinan_Incident
https://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=243

1949: Birth of Ken Hom, Chinese American Chef
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ken_Hom

1958: Birth of Susanna Kwan, Hong Kong singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Susanna_Kwan
http://www.spcnet.tv/Susanna-Kwan-Kuk-Ying-ac3144.html

2004: Joseph Zen is the first Hong Kong’s bishop to visit China
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/3681947.stm

2010: North Korea’s reclusive leader, Kim Jong-il, arrives in China for his first overseas visit since a suspected stroke in 2008
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/northkorea/7675549/Kim-Jong-il-to-meet-with-Hu-Jintao-in-China.html
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/04/world/asia/04korea.html