Daily Archives: 4 mai 2018

On 4 May in Asian history

ON 4 MAY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on May 4, 2018

1506: Death of Husayn Bayqarah, ruler of Herat, born in 1438
http://dynastology.blogspot.fr/2012/05/may-4-husayn-bayqarah-sultan-of.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sultan_Husayn_Mirza_Bayqara

1649: Birth of Maharaja Chhatrasal, who died on December 20, 1731
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maharaja_Chhatrasal

1654: Birth of Kangxi Emperor of China who died on December 20, 1722
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kangxi_Emperor

http://www.chinatraveldepot.com/C337-Kangxi-Emperor
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/3975.html

1686: The Municipality of Ilagan is founded in the Philippines
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ilagan,_Isabela

1767: Birth of Tyagaraja, composer of Indian classical Carnatic music, who died on 6 January 1847
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tyagaraja
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/4-may-1767-tyagaraja-carnatic-music-composer-was-born

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IUdls4HJ6Wo

1799: During the Fourth Anglo-Mysore War, the siege of Seringapatam ends when the city is invaded and Tipu Sultan killed by the besieging British army, under the command of General George Harris.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Seringapatam_(1799)
http://remembering-history.blogspot.fr/2014/07/the-siege-of-seringapatam-1799.html
http://www.historytoday.com/richard-cavendish/tipu-sultan-killed-seringapatam

1799-05-04 siege of Seringapatam

1869: In Japan, beginning of the naval Battle of Hakodate, up to May 10
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naval_Battle_of_Hakodate

1883: Birth of Wang Ching-wei (Wang Jingwei) who in 1940 will form a pro-Japanese government in Nanjing and died on November 10, 1944
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wang_Jingwei

1905: Earthquake in Kangra India, kills 370,000

1917 : Birth of Nicomedes Joaquin, Filipino journalist and writer who died on April 29, 2004
https://filipinoscribbles.wordpress.com/2010/09/15/biography-of-nick-joaquin-1917-2004/
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1111/today-in-philippine-history-may-4-1917-nicomedes-joaquin-was-born-in-paco-manila

1918: Birth of Kakuei Tanaka, 64th Japanese Prime Minister (1972-1974), who died on 16 December 1993
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kakuei_Tanaka
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4212.html

1919: In what will be called the May Fourth Movement, students demonstrate in Beijing, protesting the Treaty of Versailles which transferred German territories in China to Japan


http://chineseposters.net/themes/may-fourth-movement.php
http://chineseculture.about.com/od/historyofchina/a/May-Fourth-Movement.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4586.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hDWAh5VQQeI

1930: Mahatma Gandhi is arrested by the British

1938: Death of Jigoro Kano, founder of Kodokan judo, born on October 28, 1860
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kano_Jigoro

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G1YLcINgAqE

1942: The Battle of Coral Sea begins by the attack by an US aircraft carrier on Japanese naval forces on Tugali Island which have been taken the day before
http://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii/battle-of-coral-sea
https://www.warhistoryonline.com/history/battle-coral-sea.html

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qj-bAJgwej4

1945: Birth of Narasimhan Ram, Indian journalist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Narasimhan_Ram

1946: The Jiu San Society, one of the 9 Chinese democratic parties is founded in Chongqing
http://www.gov.cn/english/2005-08/16/content_23652.htm
http://wiki.china.org.cn/wiki/index.php/Jiu_San_Society
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4560.html

1951: Birth of Tirso Cruz III, Filipino actor and singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tirso_Cruz_III

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GL36Knb6rU4

1954: A trade agreement is signed between China and Japan

1954: Birth of Ryan Cayabyab, Filipino conductor, musician, and composer
http://www.sbmp.com/ComposerPage.php?ComposerNum=223
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ryan_Cayabyab

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GkKKi7goF-Q

1954: Birth of Rey Valera, Filipino singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rey_Valera

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NQPkcl_Agu0

1970: The Ohio National Guard opens fire, killing four students and wounding nine, after an university building was burnt down while students were protesting the US invasion of Cambodia
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/0504.html#article
https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/46-years-ago-today-richard-b-gagliano-rick-

1972 Vietcong forms revolutionary government in Quang Tri, South Vietnam

1974: An all-female Japanese team reaches the summit of Manaslu, becoming the first women to climb an 8,000-meter peak
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manaslu

1975: The Khmer Rouge launch an offensive against Vietnamese islands of Phu Quoc and Tho Chu

1986: President Babrak Karmal resigns as leader of the Peoples Democratic Party of Afghanistan (PDPA) and is replaced by Mohammad Najibullah
https://fr.scribd.com/document/215896944/Karmal-Resigns
http://www.nndb.com/people/908/000112572/

2001: General Secretary of United Nations Kofi Annan denounces the lightness of the verdict of 16 to 20 months in prison for the murderers of three UN members by Timorese in September 2000

2002: In Indonesia, Jafar Umar Thalib, head of Laskar Jihad is arrested after a speech in Ambon on 26 April which was followed by the attack of an Christian village, causing 13 dead
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/1975345.stm

2005: In the Philippines, death of Luis Taruc, who was the leader of the military resistance against the Japanese occupying forces
https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/283190.Luis_Taruc
https://www.philstar.com/lifestyle/sunday-life/2003/02/16/195626/solo-luis-taruc

2009: Nepal’s Prime Minister Prachanda resigns after his decision to sack the army chief was rebuffed by the President
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2009/05/20095494952290711.html

2011: NATO’s chief urges Pakistan to make progress in the battle against terrorism in particular in the Pakistan-Afghanistan border region and said the US commando operation that killed Osama bin Laden near Islamabad was justified

2015 : Death of Lu Ping, the Chinese official who oversaw Hong Kong’s transition from British to Chinese sovereignty in 1997, at the age of 87
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-32579597

2015 : Chinese Communist Party chief Xi Jinping holds talks with the visiting leader of Taiwan’s ruling party Kuomintang, the first such meeting for six years
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-32579590
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/nation/2015-05/04/content_15258878.html
http://www.dw.com/en/chinas-xi-jinping-meets-taiwans-eric-chu-asserts-one-china-principle/a-18426401

2017 : Vatican and Myanmar establish diplomatic relations as Suu Kyi visits
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Pope-Francis-and-Aung-San-Suu-Kyi-establish-full-diplomatic-relations-40650.html
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/vatican-and-myanmar-agree-to-establish-diplomatic-ties-8818552


Holidays and observances

May Fourth Movement commemorations (China, Taiwan)

Literary Day (Republic of China)

Youth Day (People’s Republic of China)

Afghanistan: Remembrance Day for Martyrs and Disabled

wars, conflicts and strategy on 4 May in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 4 MAY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on May 4, 2018

1799: During the Fourth Anglo-Mysore War, the siege of Seringapatam ends when the city is invaded and Tipu Sultan killed by the besieging British army, under the command of General George Harris.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Seringapatam_(1799)
http://remembering-history.blogspot.fr/2014/07/the-siege-of-seringapatam-1799.html
http://www.historytoday.com/richard-cavendish/tipu-sultan-killed-seringapatam

1799-05-04 siege of Seringapatam

1869: In Japan, beginning of the naval Battle of Hakodate, up to May 10
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naval_Battle_of_Hakodate

1942: The Battle of Coral Sea begins by the attack by an US aircraft carrier on Japanese naval forces on Tugali Island which have been taken the day before
http://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii/battle-of-coral-sea
https://www.warhistoryonline.com/history/battle-coral-sea.html

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qj-bAJgwej4

1970: The Ohio National Guard opens fire, killing four students and wounding nine, after an university building was burnt down while students were protesting the US invasion of Cambodia
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/0504.html#article
https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/46-years-ago-today-richard-b-gagliano-rick-

1975: The Khmer Rouge launch an offensive against Vietnamese islands of Phu Quoc and Tho Chu

2001: General Secretary of United Nations Kofi Annan denounces the lightness of the verdict of 16 to 20 months in prison for the murderers of three UN members by Timorese in September 2000

2011: NATO’s chief urges Pakistan to make progress in the battle against terrorism in particular in the Pakistan-Afghanistan border region and said the US commando operation that killed Osama bin Laden near Islamabad was justified

On 4 May in South Asian history

1799-05-04 siege of Seringapatam

ON 4 MAY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on May 4, 2018

1506: Death of Husayn Bayqarah, ruler of Herat, born in 1438
http://dynastology.blogspot.fr/2012/05/may-4-husayn-bayqarah-sultan-of.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sultan_Husayn_Mirza_Bayqara

1649: Birth of Maharaja Chhatrasal, who died on December 20, 1731
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maharaja_Chhatrasal

1767: Birth of Tyagaraja, composer of Indian classical Carnatic music, who died on 6 January 1847
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tyagaraja
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/4-may-1767-tyagaraja-carnatic-music-composer-was-born

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IUdls4HJ6Wo

1799: During the Fourth Anglo-Mysore War, the siege of Seringapatam ends when the city is invaded and Tipu Sultan killed by the besieging British army, under the command of General George Harris.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Seringapatam_(1799)
http://remembering-history.blogspot.fr/2014/07/the-siege-of-seringapatam-1799.html
http://www.historytoday.com/richard-cavendish/tipu-sultan-killed-seringapatam

1799-05-04 siege of Seringapatam

1905: Earthquake in Kangra India, kills 370,000

1930: Mahatma Gandhi is arrested by the British

1945: Birth of Narasimhan Ram, Indian journalist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Narasimhan_Ram

1983: Birth of Thrisha Krisnan, Indian actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trisha_Krishnan

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lAvhQGtf8yQ

1986: President Babrak Karmal resigns as leader of the Peoples Democratic Party of Afghanistan (PDPA) and is replaced by Mohammad Najibullah
https://fr.scribd.com/document/215896944/Karmal-Resigns
http://www.nndb.com/people/908/000112572/

2009: Nepal’s Prime Minister Prachanda resigns after his decision to sack the army chief was rebuffed by the President
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2009/05/20095494952290711.html

2011: NATO’s chief urges Pakistan to make progress in the battle against terrorism in particular in the Pakistan-Afghanistan border region and said the US commando operation that killed Osama bin Laden near Islamabad was justified

 

Holidays and observances

Afghanistan: Remembrance Day for Martyrs and Disabled

On 4 May in Southeast Asian history

ON 4 MAY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on May 4, 2018

1686: The Municipality of Ilagan is founded in the Philippines
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ilagan,_Isabela

1917 : Birth of Nicomedes Joaquin, Filipino journalist and writer who died on April 29, 2004
https://filipinoscribbles.wordpress.com/2010/09/15/biography-of-nick-joaquin-1917-2004/
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1111/today-in-philippine-history-may-4-1917-nicomedes-joaquin-was-born-in-paco-manila

1951: Birth of Tirso Cruz III, Filipino actor and singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tirso_Cruz_III

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GL36Knb6rU4

1954: Birth of Ryan Cayabyab, Filipino conductor, musician, and composer http://www.sbmp.com/ComposerPage.php?ComposerNum=223
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ryan_Cayabyab

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GkKKi7goF-Q

1954: Birth of Rey Valera, Filipino singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rey_Valera

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NQPkcl_Agu0

1970: The Ohio National Guard opens fire, killing four students and wounding nine, after an university building was burnt down while students were protesting the US invasion of Cambodia
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/0504.html#article
https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/46-years-ago-today-richard-b-gagliano-rick-

1972 Vietcong forms revolutionary government in Quang Tri, South Vietnam

1975: The Khmer Rouge launch an offensive against Vietnamese islands of Phu Quoc and Tho Chu

2002: In Indonesia, Jafar Umar Thalib, head of Laskar Jihad is arrested after a speech in Ambon on 26 April which was followed by the attack of an Christian village, causing 13 dead
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/1975345.stm

2005: In the Philippines, death of Luis Taruc, who was the leader of the military resistance against the Japanese occupying forces
https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/283190.Luis_Taruc
https://www.philstar.com/lifestyle/sunday-life/2003/02/16/195626/solo-luis-taruc

 2017 : Vatican and Myanmar establish diplomatic relations as Suu Kyi visits
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Pope-Francis-and-Aung-San-Suu-Kyi-establish-full-diplomatic-relations-40650.html
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/vatican-and-myanmar-agree-to-establish-diplomatic-ties-8818552

 

On 4 May in Japan’s history

ON 4 MAY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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

Updated on May 4, 2018

1869: In Japan, beginning of the naval Battle of Hakodate, up to May 10
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naval_Battle_of_Hakodate

1918: Birth of Kakuei Tanaka, Japanese Prime Minister, who died on 16 December 1993
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kakuei_Tanaka
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4212.html

1938: Death of Jigoro Kano, founder of Kodokan judo, born on October 28, 1860
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kano_Jigoro

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G1YLcINgAqE

1942: The Battle of Coral Sea begins by the attack by an US aircraft carrier on Japanese naval forces on Tugali Island which have been taken the day before
http://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii/battle-of-coral-sea
https://www.warhistoryonline.com/history/battle-coral-sea.html

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qj-bAJgwej4

1954: A trade agreement is signed between China and Japan

1974: An all-female Japanese team reaches the summit of Manaslu, becoming the first women to climb an 8,000-meter peak
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manaslu

 

On 4 May in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 4 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 4, 2018

1654: Birth of Kangxi Emperor of China who died on December 20, 1722
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kangxi_Emperor
http://www.chinatraveldepot.com/C337-Kangxi-Emperor
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/3975.html

1883: Birth of Wang Ching-wei (Wang Jingwei) who in 1940 will form a pro-Japanese government in Nanjing and died on November 10, 1944
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wang_Jingwei

1919: In what will be called the May Fourth Movement, students demonstrate in Beijing, protesting the Treaty of Versailles which transferred German territories in China to Japan

http://chineseposters.net/themes/may-fourth-movement.php
http://chineseculture.about.com/od/historyofchina/a/May-Fourth-Movement.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4586.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hDWAh5VQQeI

1946: The Jiu San Society, one of the 9 Chinese democratic parties is founded Chongqing
http://www.gov.cn/english/2005-08/16/content_23652.htm
http://wiki.china.org.cn/wiki/index.php/Jiu_San_Society
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4560.html

1954: A trade agreement is signed between China and Japan

2015 : Death of Lu Ping, the Chinese official who oversaw Hong Kong’s transition from British to Chinese sovereignty in 1997, at the age of 87
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-32579597

2015 : Chinese Communist Party chief Xi Jinping holds talks with the visiting leader of Taiwan’s ruling party Kuomintang, the first such meeting for six years
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-32579590
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/nation/2015-05/04/content_15258878.html
http://www.dw.com/en/chinas-xi-jinping-meets-taiwans-eric-chu-asserts-one-china-principle/a-18426401

 

Holidays and observances

May Fourth Movement commemorations (China, Taiwan)

Literary Day (Republic of China)

Youth Day (People’s Republic of China)