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On 5 May in Asian history

1950-05-05 Rama IX couronnement

ON 5 MAY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on May 5, 2018

200: Death of Sun Ce, warlord of the Han dynasty, born in 175
http://kongming.net/novel/kma/sunce.php

867: Birth of Uda, 59th emperor of Japan (887-897), who died on July 19, 931
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Uda

1260: Kublai Khan becomes ruler of the Mongol empire
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19850234

1479: Birth of Guru Amar Das, third Sikh guru who died on 14 May 1574
http://www.sikhs.org/guru3.htm

1869: Birth of Fabian de la Rosa, Filipino painter, who died on December 14, 1937
http://www.artesdelasfilipinas.com/archives/30/master-of-genre-fabian-cueto-de-la-rosa-1869-1937
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1114/today-in-philippine-history-may-5-1869-fabian-cueto-de-la-rosa-was-born-in-paco-manila
http://www.google.fr/search?q=Fabian+de+la+Rosa&nord=1&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=M3ZmU9uGEdCZ0QXql4CYAQ&ved=0CAYQ_AUoAQ&biw=1438&bih=661

Fabian de la Rosa

1911: Birth of Pritilata Waddedar, Bengali revolutionary nationalist who committed suicide on September 23,  1932
http://www.towardsfreedom.in/site/Pritilata_Waddedar

1916: Birth of Giani Zail Singh, seventh president of India from 1982 to 1987, who died on 25 December 1994
http://www.sikh-history.com/sikhhist/personalities/zail.html
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/giani-zail-singh.html

Giani Zail Singh

1944: In India, Gandhi is freed from prison

1945: Six killed in Oregon by a Japanese  balloon bomb
http://mentalfloss.com/article/30536/1945-japanese-bomb-exploded-oregon-killing-six
http://www.wired.com/2010/05/0505japanese-balloon-kills-oregon/

1950: Bhumibol Adulyadej is crowned king Rama IX of Thailand

1950-05-05 Rama IX couronnement

https://www.gettyimages.fr/événement/may-1950-bhumibol-adulyadej-is-crowned-as-king-rama-ix-of-thailand-52179535?#thailands-king-bhumibol-adulyadej-in-serious-portrait-picture-id50335790

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5IJgwldj2-Q

1955: In Indies parliament accepts hindu-divorce

1958: During the VIIIth congress of the China Communist Party, Mao Zedong launches the Great Leap Forward
http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/great_leap_forward.htm

1964: Moscow condemns the « racist » politic of Beijing

1970: US President Richard Nixon assures that US forces will leave Cambodia before the end of June. On the same date, Prince Sihanouk announces the formation of a Royal National Union government

1976: In Sri Lanka, the Tamil New Tigers (TNT) founded by Velupillai Prabhakaran, is renamed the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), commonly known as the Tamil Tigers

1977: Birth Choi Kang-hee, South Korean actress
http://www.dramafever.com/choi-kang-hee/actor/422/
http://www.hancinema.net/korean_Choi_Kang-hee.php

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gTtc3cY4Pxk

1978: Chinese leader Hua Guofeng goes to North Korea. It is the first trip abroad of the chairman of China Communist Party since 1957
https://everydaylifeinmaoistchina.org/2015/02/24/hua-guofeng-goes-to-north-korea-pyongyang-1978/

1978-05-05 Hua Guofeng

1979: Deng Xiaoping proposes to Moscow to open talks on international relations

1985: Birth of Shoko Nakagawa, Japanese actress, illustrator and singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sh%C5%8Dko_Nakagawa

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PKRUKalbx3s

1990: Birth of Song Ji Eun, South Korean singer (Secret)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Song_Jieun

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

1996: Death of Ai Qing, Chinese poet, born on March 27, 1910
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/obituary-ai-qing-1348347.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ai_Qing
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4011.html

1999: Under an United Nations frame, signature of the agreement between Indonesia and Portugal for the organization of a referendum in East Timor

1999: Former Khmer Rouge leader known as Comrade Duch, who has surrendered, is charged with murder. He was in charge of the torture in the Tuol Sleng prison S-21
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khang_Khek_Ieu
http://www.tuolsleng.com/

2004: Death of Ritsuko Okazaki, Japanese singer and songwriter, born on 29 December 1959
http://www.cdjapan.co.jp/anime/essentials/ritsuko_okazaki/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WkbK4QYJDm0

2006: In Nepal, Maoist rebels accept peace talks and decree a three-month cease-fire

2006: Death of Naushad Ali, Indian composer, born on December 25, 1919
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/5-may-2006-naushad-ali-indian-composer-and-producer-died
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/4975806.stm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s1J7yEKjx4w

2008: Indonesia expatriates four men accused in February attempt to kill East-Timor president Ramos-Horta
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7383670.stm

2011: Bangladesh’s Supreme Court dismiss a final attempt by Nobel-winning microfinance pioneer Muhammad Yunus to overturn his sacking from the bank he founded
http://www.english.rfi.fr/asia-pacific/20110505-yunus-loses-final-appeal-against-grameen-sacking

2013: The ruling National Front coalition has won a simple majority in Malaysia’s election, extending its 56-year rule, with two-thirds of seats confirmed
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-22422172
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/malaysia/10038362/Malaysian-ruling-party-triumphs-as-turnout-hits-record.html
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2013/05/201355171316257180.html

2016: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines reach agreement to coordinate maritime security
https://asiancorrespondent.com/2016/05/indonesia-maritime-security/
http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2016/05/05/indonesia-malaysia-philippines-sign-maritime-security-declaration.html

 

Holidays and observances

Thailand: Coronation Day of King Bhumibol Adulyadej (Rama IX)

Japan and South Korea: Children’s Day

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 5 May in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 5 MAY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on May 5, 2018

1945: Six killed in Oregon by a Japanese  balloon bomb
http://mentalfloss.com/article/30536/1945-japanese-bomb-exploded-oregon-killing-six
http://www.wired.com/2010/05/0505japanese-balloon-kills-oregon/

1964: Moscow condemns the « racist » politic of Beijing

1970: US President Richard Nixon assures that US forces will leave Cambodia before the end of June. On the same date, Prince Sihanouk announces the formation of a Royal National Union government

1978: Chinese leader Hua Guofeng goes to North Korea. It is the first trip abroad of the chairman of China Communist Party since 1957
https://everydaylifeinmaoistchina.org/2015/02/24/hua-guofeng-goes-to-north-korea-pyongyang-1978/

1978-05-05 Hua Guofeng

1979: Deng Xiaoping proposes to Moscow to open talks on international relations

1999: Under an United Nations frame, signature of the agreement between Indonesia and Portugal for the organization of a referendum in East Timor

2006: In Nepal, Maoist rebels accept peace talks and decree a three-month cease-fire

 

On 5 May in South Asian history

ON 5 MAY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on May 5, 2018

1260: Kublai Khan becomes ruler of the Mongol empire
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19850234

1479: Birth of Guru Amar Das, third Sikh guru who died on 14 May 1574
http://www.sikhs.org/guru3.htm

1911: Birth of Pritilata Waddedar, Bengali revolutionary nationalist who committed suicide on September 23,  1932
http://www.towardsfreedom.in/site/Pritilata_Waddedar

1916: Birth of Giani Zail Singh, seventh president of India from 1982 to 1987, who died on 25 December 1994
http://www.sikh-history.com/sikhhist/personalities/zail.html
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/giani-zail-singh.html

Giani Zail Singh

1944: In India, Gandhi is freed from prison

1955: In Indies parliament accepts hindu-divorce

1976: In Sri Lanka, the Tamil New Tigers (TNT) founded by Velupillai Prabhakaran, is renamed the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), commonly known as the Tamil Tigers

2006: In Nepal, Maoist rebels accept peace talks and decree a three-month cease-fire

2006: Death of Naushad Ali, Indian composer, born on December 25, 1919
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/5-may-2006-naushad-ali-indian-composer-and-producer-died
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/4975806.stm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s1J7yEKjx4w

2011: Bangladesh’s Supreme Court dismiss a final attempt by Nobel-winning microfinance pioneer Muhammad Yunus to overturn his sacking from the bank he founded
http://www.english.rfi.fr/asia-pacific/20110505-yunus-loses-final-appeal-against-grameen-sacking

On 5 May in Southeast Asian history

1950-05-05 Rama IX couronnement

ON 5 MAY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on May 5, 2018

1869: Birth of Fabian de la Rosa, Filipino painter, who died on December 14, 1937
http://www.artesdelasfilipinas.com/archives/30/master-of-genre-fabian-cueto-de-la-rosa-1869-1937
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1114/today-in-philippine-history-may-5-1869-fabian-cueto-de-la-rosa-was-born-in-paco-manila
http://www.google.fr/search?q=Fabian+de+la+Rosa&nord=1&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=M3ZmU9uGEdCZ0QXql4CYAQ&ved=0CAYQ_AUoAQ&biw=1438&bih=661

Fabian de la Rosa

1950: Bhumibol Adulyadej is crowned king Rama IX of Thailand

1950-05-05 Rama IX couronnement

https://www.gettyimages.fr/%C3%A9v%C3%A9nement/may-1950-bhumibol-adulyadej-is-crowned-as-king-rama-ix-of-thailand-52179535#thailands-king-bhumibol-adulyadej-in-serious-portrait-picture-id50335790


 
1970: US President Richard Nixon assures that US forces will leave Cambodia before the end of June. On the same date, Prince Sihanouk announces the formation of a Royal National Union government

1999: Under an United Nations frame, signature of the agreement between Indonesia and Portugal for the organization of a referendum in East Timor

1999: Former Khmer Rouge leader known as Comrade Duch, who has surrendered, is charged with murder. He was in charge of the torture in the Tuol Sleng prison S-21
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khang_Khek_Ieu
http://www.tuolsleng.com/

2008: Indonesia expatriates four men accused in February attempt to kill East-Timor president Ramos-Horta
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7383670.stm

2013: The ruling National Front coalition has won a simple majority in Malaysia’s election, extending its 56-year rule, with two-thirds of seats confirmed
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-22422172
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/malaysia/10038362/Malaysian-ruling-party-triumphs-as-turnout-hits-record.html
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2013/05/201355171316257180.html

2016: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines reach agreement to coordinate maritime security
https://asiancorrespondent.com/2016/05/indonesia-maritime-security/
http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2016/05/05/indonesia-malaysia-philippines-sign-maritime-security-declaration.html

 

Holidays and observances

Thailand: Coronation Day of King Bhumibol Adulyadej (Rama IX)

On 5 May in Japan’s history

ON 5 MAY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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

Updated on May 5, 2018

867: Birth of Uda, 59th emperor of Japan (887-897), who died on July 19, 931
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Uda

1945: Six killed in Oregon by a Japanese  balloon bomb
http://mentalfloss.com/article/30536/1945-japanese-bomb-exploded-oregon-killing-six
http://www.wired.com/2010/05/0505japanese-balloon-kills-oregon/

2004: Death of Ritsuko Okazaki, Japanese singer and songwriter, born on 29 December 1959
http://www.cdjapan.co.jp/anime/essentials/ritsuko_okazaki/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WkbK4QYJDm0

 

Holidays and observances

Japan: Children’s Day

On 5 May in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 5 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 5, 2018

200: Death of Sun Ce, warlord of the Han dynasty, born in 175
http://kongming.net/novel/kma/sunce.php

1260: Kublai Khan becomes ruler of the Mongol empire
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19850234

1958: During the VIIIth congress of the China Communist Party, Mao Zedong launches the Great Leap Forward
http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/great_leap_forward.htm

1964: Moscow condemns the « racist » politic of Beijing

1978: Chinese leader Hua Guofeng goes to North Korea. It is the first trip abroad of the chairman of China Communist Party since 1957
https://everydaylifeinmaoistchina.org/2015/02/24/hua-guofeng-goes-to-north-korea-pyongyang-1978/

1978-05-05 Hua Guofeng

1979: Deng Xiaoping proposes to Moscow to open talks on international relations

1996: Death of Ai Qing, Chinese poet, born on March 27, 1910
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/obituary-ai-qing-1348347.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ai_Qing
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4011.html