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On 8 May in Asian history

ON 8 MAY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on May 8, 2018

453 BC: The house of Zhao defeats the house of Zhi, ending the Battle of Jinyang, a military conflict between the elite families of the State of Jin during the Spring and Autumn period of China
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Jinyang

1278: Death of Emperor Duanzong, penultimate emperor of Southern Song dynasty (1276-1278), born in 1268
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Duanzong_of_Song

1516: A group of imperial guards, led by Trịnh Duy Sản, murder Emperor Lê Tương Dực and fled, leaving the capital Thăng Long undefended
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L%C3%AA_T%C6%B0%C6%A1ng_D%E1%BB%B1c

1895: The Treaty of Shimonoseki imposed to China by Japan, signed on 17 April 1985, enters into force by the exchange of the instruments of ratification at Chefoo
http://www.taiwandocuments.org/shimonoseki01.htm
http://query.nytimes.com/mem/archive-free/pdf?res=F4091FF83C5811738DDDAD0894D0405B8585F0D3

1911: Yìkuang, the Prince Qing, Manchu noble of the late Qing Dynasty become the first Prime minister of the Chinese imperial cabinet, until November 11
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yikuang,_Prince_Qing

1916: Birth of Swami Chinmayananda, Indian spiritualist who died on August 3, 1993
http://www.chinmaya-chicago.org/chinmaya.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swami_Chinmayananda
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/8-may-1916-chinmayananda-saraswati-indian-spiritual-leader-was-born

1922: Birth of Stephan Kim Sou-hwan, Korean cardinal who died on February 16, 2009
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephen_Kim_Sou-hwan

1929: Birth of Miyoshi Umeki, Japanese-born actress who died on 28 August 2007
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0880855/

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

1929: Birth of Girija Devi, Indian singer
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/girija-devi.html
http://www.girijadevi.com/biography.html

 

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

1933: Mohandas Gandhi begins a 21-day fast in protest of British oppression in India

1942: The Battle of the Coral Sea comes to an end with Japanese Imperial Navy aircraft carrier aircraft attacking and sinking the United States Navy aircraft carrier USS Lexington. The battle marks the first time in the naval history that two enemy fleets fight without visual contact between warring ships
http://www.pacificwar.org.au/CoralSea/May.8th.html
http://www.pacificwar.org.au/Battle_Coral_Sea.html

1942: Gunners of the Ceylon Garrison Artillery on Horsburgh Island in the Cocos Islands rebel in the Cocos Islands Mutiny. Their mutiny is crushed and three of them are executed, the only British Commonwealth soldiers to be executed for mutiny during the Second World War
https://www.awm.gov.au/journal/j34/cocosmutiny.asp
http://thepoormouth.blogspot.fr/2012/04/backwaters-of-history-cocos-island.html

1948: In Burma, execution of U Saw for having ordered the killing of General Aung San
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/U_Saw
http://www.executedtoday.com/2009/05/08/1948-u-saw-and-the-assassins-of-aung-san/

1953: During French Vietnam War,  General Navarre is appointed Commander-in-chief

1954: The first full session on Indochina begins at the Geneva Conference

1956: Constitutional union between Indonesia and the Netherlands is dissolved

1963: South Vietnamese soldiers of Catholic President Ngo Dinh Diem open fire on Buddhists defying a ban on the flying of the Buddhist flag on Vesak, killing nine and sparking the Buddhist crisis
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hu%E1%BA%BF_Ph%E1%BA%ADt_%C4%90%E1%BA%A3n_shootings

1963-05-08 Début crise bouddhiste

1964: Beijing publishes all the letters exchanges between Soviet and Chinese communist parties and says it will no more participate at any world communist conference

1967: The Philippine province of Davao is split into three: Davao del Norte, Davao del Sur, and Davao Oriental
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1119/today-in-philippine-history-on-may-8-1967-republic-act-no-4867-which-divided-the-province-of-davao-into-three-provinces-was-passed-into-law

1969: The Liberation National Front delegate to Paris, suggest a « global solution » by the formation of a provisional coalition government in South Vietnam

1970: The Hard Hat riot occurs in the Wall Street area of New York City as blue-collar construction workers clash with anti-war demonstrators protesting the Vietnam War
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/nixon-defends-invasion-of-cambodia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hard_Hat_riot

1972: Death of Japanese painter Ito Shinsui, born on 4 February 1898
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/It%C5%8D_Shinsui
https://www.google.fr/search?q=Ito+Shinsui&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&prmd=imvns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=sQioT4rcKcak0QXmz8zUDA&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&ved=0CBQQ_AUoAQ&biw=1192&bih=543

1972: US President Richard Nixon announces his order to place mines in major North Vietnam ports in order to stem the flow of weapons and other goods to that nation
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/mining-of-north-vietnamese-harbors-is-announced

1973: Birth of Hiromu Arakawa, Japanese artist
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=17621
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hiromu_Arakawa

1978: Birth of Jang Woo Hyuk, Korean artist
https://www.generasia.com/wiki/Jang_Woo_Hyuk

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

1980 : Filipino opposition leader Ninoy Aquino is allowed to leave the country for a coronary bypass surgery
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1747/today-in-philippine-history-may-8-1980-ninoy-aquino-was-allowed-to-leave-for-a-coronary-bypass-surgery

1995: Death of Ye Qianyu (Yeh Ch’ien-yü), Chinese painter, born on March 31, 1907
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ye_Qianyu
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4742.html

1995: Death of Taiwanese singer Teresa Teng from a severe asthma attack, born on January 29, 1953
http://www.graman.net/teresa/teng.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bv_cEeDlop0

1997: Sonia Gandhi by adhering to the Indian Congress Party enters officially in politics

1999: Beginning of the Kargill conflict between India and Pakistan, up to July 14
http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/war/kargil-99.htm
http://nativepakistan.com/kargil-war-1999-real-facts-about-kargil-conflict/

2002: In Karachi, a bomb attack on a bus belonging to the French navy company DCN causes the death of 14 people including  9 French
http://u2r2h-documents.blogspot.fr/2009/07/2002-french-karachi-mass-murder-by.html

2006: In Manila, six leftist members of Parliament who took refuge there during 71 days, go out after justice cleared them of the charge of plotting against the president

2006: In Thailand, the Supreme Court cancels the April 2 general elections

2007: Military inter-Korean negotiations resume. It is decided that for the first time since 1953 that the railway between the two countries will be tested

2008: Indian courts declare that a MF Husain painting depicting India as a nude goddess is not obscene
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7389440.stm
http://www.mfhussain.com/paintings/

2008: A Malaysian court, for the first time allows apostasy

2009: Mas Selamat Kastari, a member of the al-Qaeda-linked Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) group, the suspected leader of a Southeast Asian Islamic group accused of plotting a 9/11-style attack on Singapore’s international airport is recaptured in Malaysia more than a year after he escaped from a Singapore jail
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2009/05/20095874138801454.html

2013: People’s Daily publishes a call for a review of Japan’s sovereignty over the island of Okinawa, home to major US bases, with the Asian powers already embroiled in a territorial row

2014: Thailand National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) resolves  to bring impeachment proceedings against former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra over the rice-pledging scheme, with criminal charges
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-27325898

2014: Pakistani notable human rights lawyer Rashid Rehman Advocate is shot dead at his office in Multan Wednesday (7) evening
http://tribune.com.pk/story/705659/human-rights-lawyer-rashid-rehman-shot-dead/
http://www.dawn.com/news/1104788/rights-advocate-rashid-rehman-khan-gunned-down-in-multan

 

Holidays and observances

South Korea:Parents’ Day

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 8 May in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 8 MAY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on May 8, 2018

453 BC: The house of Zhao defeats the house of Zhi, ending the Battle of Jinyang, a military conflict between the elite families of the State of Jin during the Spring and Autumn period of China.

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

1516: A group of imperial guards, led by Trịnh Duy Sản, murder Emperor Lê Tương Dực and fled, leaving the capital Thăng Long undefended
http://sussle.org/t/Tr%E1%BA%A7n_C%E1%BA%A3o_Rebellion
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L%C3%AA_T%C6%B0%C6%A1ng_D%E1%BB%B1c

1895: The Treaty of Shimonoseki imposed to China by Japan, signed on 17 April 1985 enters into force by the exchange of the instruments of ratification at Chefoo
http://www.taiwandocuments.org/shimonoseki01.htm
http://query.nytimes.com/mem/archive-free/pdf?res=F4091FF83C5811738DDDAD0894D0405B8585F0D3

1942: The Battle of the Coral Sea comes to an end with Japanese Imperial Navy aircraft carrier aircraft attacking and sinking the United States Navy aircraft carrier USS Lexington. The battle marks the first time in the naval history that two enemy fleets fight without visual contact between warring ships
http://www.pacificwar.org.au/CoralSea/May.8th.html
http://www.pacificwar.org.au/Battle_Coral_Sea.html

1942: Gunners of the Ceylon Garrison Artillery on Horsburgh Island in the Cocos Islands rebel in the Cocos Islands Mutiny. Their mutiny is crushed and three of them are executed, the only British Commonwealth soldiers to be executed for mutiny during the Second World War
http://www.sundayobserver.lk/2006/08/27/pow06.asp
https://www.awm.gov.au/journal/j34/cocosmutiny.asp
http://thepoormouth.blogspot.fr/2012/04/backwaters-of-history-cocos-island.html

1953: During French Vietnam War,  General Navarre is appointed Commander-in-chief

1954: The first full session on Indochina begins at the Geneva Conference

1956: Constitutional union between Indonesia and the Netherlands is dissolved

1964: Beijing publishes all the letters exchanges between Soviet and Chinese communist parties and says it will no more participate at any world communist conference

1969: The Liberation National Front delegate to Paris, suggest a « global solution » by the formation of a provisional coalition government in South Vietnam

1970: The Hard Hat riot occurs in the Wall Street area of New York City as blue-collar construction workers clash with anti-war demonstrators protesting the Vietnam War
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/nixon-defends-invasion-of-cambodia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hard_Hat_riot

1972: US President Richard Nixon announces his order to place mines in major North Vietnam ports in order to stem the flow of weapons and other goods to that nation
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/mining-of-north-vietnamese-harbors-is-announced

1999: Beginning of the Kargill conflict between India and Pakistan, up to July 14

http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/war/kargil-99.htm
http://nativepakistan.com/kargil-war-1999-real-facts-about-kargil-conflict/

2002: In Karachi, a bomb attack on a bus belonging to the French navy company DCN causes the death of 14 people including  9 French
http://u2r2h-documents.blogspot.fr/2009/07/2002-french-karachi-mass-murder-by.html

2007: Military inter-Korean negotiations resume. It is decided that for the first time since 1953 that the railway between the two countries will be tested

2013: People’s Daily publishes a call for a review of Japan’s sovereignty over the island of Okinawa, home to major US bases, with the Asian powers already embroiled in a territorial row

On 8 May in South Asian history

ON 8 MAY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on May 8, 2018

1916: Birth of Swami Chinmayananda, Indian spiritualist who died on August 3, 1993
http://www.chinmaya-chicago.org/chinmaya.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swami_Chinmayananda
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/8-may-1916-chinmayananda-saraswati-indian-spiritual-leader-was-born

1929: Birth of Girija Devi, Indian singer
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/girija-devi.html
http://www.girijadevi.com/biography.html

 

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

1933: Mohandas Gandhi begins a 21-day fast in protest of British oppression in India

1942: Gunners of the Ceylon Garrison Artillery on Horsburgh Island in the Cocos Islands rebel in the Cocos Islands Mutiny. Their mutiny is crushed and three of them are executed, the only British Commonwealth soldiers to be executed for mutiny during the Second World War
http://www.sundayobserver.lk/2006/08/27/pow06.asp
https://www.awm.gov.au/journal/j34/cocosmutiny.asp
http://thepoormouth.blogspot.fr/2012/04/backwaters-of-history-cocos-island.html

1997: Sonia Gandhi by adhering to the Indian Congress Party enters officially in politics

1999: Beginning of the Kargill conflict between India and Pakistan, up to July 14
http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/war/kargil-99.htm
http://nativepakistan.com/kargil-war-1999-real-facts-about-kargil-conflict/

2002: In Karachi, a bomb attack on a bus belonging to the French navy company DCN causes the death of 14 people including  9 French

http://u2r2h-documents.blogspot.fr/2009/07/2002-french-karachi-mass-murder-by.html

2008: Indian courts declare that a MF Husain painting depicting India as a nude goddess is not obscene
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7389440.stm
http://www.mfhussain.com/paintings/

2014: Pakistani notable human rights lawyer Rashid Rehman Advocate is shot dead at his office in Multan Wednesday (7) evening
http://tribune.com.pk/story/705659/human-rights-lawyer-rashid-rehman-shot-dead/
http://www.dawn.com/news/1104788/rights-advocate-rashid-rehman-khan-gunned-down-in-multan

On 8 May in Southeast Asian history

ON 8 MAY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on May 8, 2018

1516: A group of imperial guards, led by Trịnh Duy Sản, murder Emperor Lê Tương Dực and fled, leaving the capital Thăng Long undefended
http://sussle.org/t/Tr%E1%BA%A7n_C%E1%BA%A3o_Rebellion

1948: In Burma, execution of U Saw for having ordered the killing of General Aung San
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/U_Saw
http://www.executedtoday.com/2009/05/08/1948-u-saw-and-the-assassins-of-aung-san/

1953: During French Vietnam War,  General Navarre is appointed Commander-in-chief

1954: The first full session on Indochina begins at the Geneva Conference

1956: Constitutional union between Indonesia and the Netherlands is dissolved

1963: South Vietnamese soldiers of Catholic President Ngo Dinh Diem open fire on Buddhists defying a ban on the flying of the Buddhist flag on Vesak, killing nine and sparking the Buddhist crisis
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hu%E1%BA%BF_Ph%E1%BA%ADt_%C4%90%E1%BA%A3n_shootings

1963-05-08 Début crise bouddhiste

 1967: The Philippine province of Davao is split into three: Davao del Norte, Davao del Sur, and Davao Oriental
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1119/today-in-philippine-history-on-may-8-1967-republic-act-no-4867-which-divided-the-province-of-davao-into-three-provinces-was-passed-into-law

1969: The Liberation National Front delegate to Paris, suggest a « global solution » by the formation of a provisional coalition government in South Vietnam

1970: The Hard Hat riot occurs in the Wall Street area of New York City as blue-collar construction workers clash with anti-war demonstrators protesting the Vietnam War
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/nixon-defends-invasion-of-cambodia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hard_Hat_riot

1972: US President Richard Nixon announces his order to place mines in major North Vietnam ports in order to stem the flow of weapons and other goods to that nation
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/mining-of-north-vietnamese-harbors-is-announced

1980 : Filipino opposition leader Ninoy Aquino is allowed to leave the country for a coronary bypass surgery
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1747/today-in-philippine-history-may-8-1980-ninoy-aquino-was-allowed-to-leave-for-a-coronary-bypass-surgery

1984: Birth of Nadine Chandrawinata, 2006 Universe Pageant (Indonesia)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nadine_Chandrawinata
http://www.nadinechandrawinata.com/

2006: In Manila, six leftist members of Parliament who took refuge there during 71 days, go out after justice cleared them of the charge of plotting against the president

2006: In Thailand, the Supreme Court cancels the April 2 general élections

2008: A Malaysian court, for the first time allows apostasy

2009: Mas Selamat Kastari, a member of the al-Qaeda-linked Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) group, the suspected leader of a Southeast Asian Islamic group accused of plotting a 9/11-style attack on Singapore’s international airport is recaptured in Malaysia more than a year after he escaped from a Singapore jail
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2009/05/20095874138801454.html

2014: Thailand National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) resolves  to bring impeachment proceedings against former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra over the rice-pledging scheme, with criminal charges
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-27325898
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/thai-graft-agency-rules-against-ex-pm-red-shirts-head-Bangkok

On 8 May in Japan’s history

ON 8 MAY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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

Updated on May 8, 2018

1895: The Treaty of Shimonoseki imposed to China by Japan, signed on 17 April 1985 enters into force by the exchange of the instruments of ratification at Chefoo
http://www.taiwandocuments.org/shimonoseki01.htm
http://query.nytimes.com/mem/archive-free/pdf?res=F4091FF83C5811738DDDAD0894D0405B8585F0D3

1929: Birth of Miyoshi Umeki, Japanese-born actress who died on 28 August 2007
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0880855/

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

1942: The Battle of the Coral Sea comes to an end with Japanese Imperial Navy aircraft carrier aircraft attacking and sinking the United States Navy aircraft carrier USS Lexington. The battle marks the first time in the naval history that two enemy fleets fight without visual contact between warring ships
http://www.pacificwar.org.au/CoralSea/May.8th.html
http://www.pacificwar.org.au/Battle_Coral_Sea.html

1972: Death of Japanese painter Ito Shinsui, born on 4 February 1898
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/It%C5%8D_Shinsui
https://www.google.fr/search?q=Ito+Shinsui&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&prmd=imvns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=sQioT4rcKcak0QXmz8zUDA&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&ved=0CBQQ_AUoAQ&biw=1192&bih=543

1973: Birth of Hiromu Arakawa, Japanese artist
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=17621
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hiromu_Arakawa

2013: People’s Daily publishes a call for a review of Japan’s sovereignty over the island of Okinawa, home to major US bases, with the Asian powers already embroiled in a territorial row

On 8 May in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 8 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 8, 2018

453 BC: The house of Zhao defeats the house of Zhi, ending the Battle of Jinyang, a military conflict between the elite families of the State of Jin during the Spring and Autumn period of China
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Jinyang

1278: Death of Emperor Duanzong, penultimate emperor of Southern Song dynasty (1276-1278), born in 1268
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Duanzong_of_Song

1895: The Treaty of Shimonoseki imposed to China by Japan, signed on 17 April 1985 enters into force by the exchange of the instruments of ratification at Chefoo
http://www.taiwandocuments.org/shimonoseki01.htm
http://query.nytimes.com/mem/archive-free/pdf?res=F4091FF83C5811738DDDAD0894D0405B8585F0D3

1911: Yìkuang, the Prince Qing, Manchu noble of the late Qing Dynasty become the first Prime minister of the Chinese imperial cabinet, until November 11
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yikuang,_Prince_Qing 

1964: Beijing publishes all the letters exchanges between Soviet and Chinese communist parties and says it will no more participate at any world communist conference

1995: Death of Ye Qianyu (Yeh Ch’ien-yü), Chinese painter, born on March 31, 1907
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ye_Qianyu
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4742.html

1995: Death of Taiwanese singer Teresa Teng from a severe asthma attack, born on January 29, 1953
http://www.graman.net/teresa/teng.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bv_cEeDlop0

2013: People’s Daily publishes a call for a review of Japan’s sovereignty over the island of Okinawa, home to major US bases, with the Asian powers already embroiled in a territorial row