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On 11 May in Asian history

ON 11 MAY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on May 11, 2018

868: A copy of the Diamond Sutra is printed in China, making it oldest known dated printed book
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diamond_Sutra

1014: Birth of Anawrahta, founder of the Pagan Empire, who died in 1077
https://upclosed.com/people/anawrahta/
http://mingalapar.com/king-anawrahta-of-ancient-burma/

1304: Death of Mahmud Ghazan, Mongol ruler, born on 5 November 1271
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahmud_Ghazan

1571: Birth of Niwa Nagashige, Japanese warlord, died on 1st April 1637
https://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Niwa_Nagashige
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Niwa_Nagashige

1610: Death, in Beijing, of Matteo Ricci, Italian Jesuit missionary, born on 6 October 1552
http://www.nndb.com/people/483/000096195/
http://www.ignatianspirituality.com/ignatian-voices/16th-and-17th-century-ignatian-voices/matteo-ricci-sj
 http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4018.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LFqndkx6zdc

1760: Alaungpaya, king of Burma is killed while invading Siam, born in August 1714
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaungpaya
http://www.myanmars.net/myanmar-history/king-alaungpaya.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Nvqcr-4Qfw

1857: During the Indian mutiny, Indian rebels seize Delhi from the British
http://thepandorasociety.com/may-11th-1857-indian-rebels-seize-delhi/
http://www.historynet.com/indian-mutiny-of-1857-siege-of-delhi.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_Mutiny

1891: in the Otsu Incident, Tsarevich Nicholas Alexandrovich of Imperial Russia (future Nicholas II) is critically injured on his head by the sword attack by a Japanese policeman Tsuda Sanzo
http://repository.upenn.edu/dissertations/AAI8922607/

1912: Birth of Saadat Hasan Manto, Pakistani short story writer who died on January 18, 1955
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2016/jun/11/saadat-hasan-manto-short-stories-partition-pakistan

1937: Birth of Cheng Yen, Taiwanese Buddhist nun and philanthropist
http://tw.tzuchi.org/en/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=159&Itemid=198
http://www.forbes.com/global/2010/0412/companies-cheng-yen-taiwan-philanthropy-widjaja-sister-of-charity.html

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

1940: Death of Chujiro Hayashi, Japanese Reiki Master, born on September 15, 1880
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chujiro_Hayashi

1942: Japanese troops conquer Kalewa (Burma)

1945: US marines conquer Awatsha Draw in Okinawa (Japan), but the aircraft carrier USS Bunker Hill, is hit by two kamikazes, killing 346 of her crew. Badly damaged, the ship is able to return to the U.S. under her own power
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Bunker_Hill_(CV-17)

1946: In Malaya, the United Malays National Organization (UNMO) is founded
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UMNO

1947: Dutch create the state of West Kalimantan with Sultan of Pontianak at head; PM Sjahrir protests

1947: Laos accepts constitution for parliamentary democracy

1948: Birth of Nirj Deva, SriLankan-British politician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nirj_Deva

1948: Birth of Shigeru Izumiya, Japanese folk musician
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Izumiya_Shigeru

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_nqh2xtTQ_Q

1949: Siam officially changes its name to Thailand, a name in use since 1939

1953: Establishment of the Islamic Association of China
http://www.islamichina.com/islamic-association.html
http://www.topchinatravel.com/china-muslim/china-islamic-association.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4365.html

1956 : Tomas Cloma takes possession of the Kalayaan group of islands
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1758/today-in-philippine-history-may-11-1956-tomas-cloma-took-possession-of-the-kalayaan-group-of-islands

1957: The Chinese government issues a statement condemning the U.S. missile troops stationed in Taiwan

1961: Soviet and British officials defuse the impending crisis in Laos by orchestrating a truce and by reactivating the International Control Commission (associated with the 1954 Geneva Agreement on Indochina that led to the division of Vietnam)

1962: US sends troops to Thailand

1963: Birth of Masotoshi Hamada, Japanese comedian
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Masatoshi_Hamada
http://www.jdorama.com/artiste.51.htm

1965: Birth of Monsour del Rosario, Filipino martial artist and actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monsour_del_Rosario

1982: Birth of Guji Lorenzana, Filipino singer and actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guji_Lorenzana

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NdLXdRmvKv4

1985: Birth of Sifow, Japanese singer and business woman
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sifow

1991: Death of Ho Dam, North Korean foreign minister from 1970 to 1983
http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9D0CEEDA1238F937A25756C0A967958260

1992: In the Philippines, a fair, open and mainly peaceful election, organized by Cory Aquino, results in the lawful and orderly transfer of the presidency to her Secretary of Defense, Fidel Ramos on June 30, 1992
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philippine_presidential_election,_1992

1998: In Indonesia, while huge demonstrations continue, Amien Rais, leader of the Muhammadiyah, and several formers ministers and retired generals ask Suharto to resign

1998: India conducts three underground nuclear tests in Pokhran, including a thermonuclear device
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/may/11/newsid_3664000/3664259.stm
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/11-may-1998-national-technology-day-the-pokhran-ii-nuclear-tests-were-conducted
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pokhran-II

1998: The former movie star Joseph Estrada wins the second democratic presidential election since the EDSA revolution. He will succeed President Ramos on June 30
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philippine_presidential_election,_1998

2000: India officially reaches 1 billion inhabitants. Astha Arora named India’s billionth baby
http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-32688856

2007: For the first time since India’s independence, a Dalit party wins the election in one of the Union states, Uttar Pradesh, the most important in the country

2007: Nobel Prize Ramos-Horta wins the first East Timor presidential election since independence with 73 % of votes, while 90% went to vote
http://www.asiantribune.com/node/5714
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/East_Timorese_presidential_election,_2007
https://www.nytimes.com/2007/05/11/world/asia/11cnd-timor.html

2009: Death of Sardarilal Mathradas Nanda, Indian admiral, born on October 10, 1915
http://www.telegraphindia.com/1090513/jsp/nation/story_10956579.jsp
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/military-obituaries/naval-obituaries/5551938/Admiral-Sardarilal-Nanda.html

2009: The communist authorities in Laos, one of Asia’s poorest nations, sign a decree to allow local non-governmental organizations for the first time

2009: Death of Shanthi Lekha, Sri Lankan actress, born on July 1, 1929
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shanthi_Lekha

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

2009: Ichiro Ozawa, head of the Democratic Party of Japan, tells he had decided to resign because he does not want the scandal involving one of his aides to cloud the elections, which must be held by Sept. 10
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8043226.stm

2013: Nawaz Sharif claims victory in Pakistan presidential election
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/pakistan/10051440/Nawaz-Sharif-claims-victory-in-Pakistan-presidential-election.html

2013: The Maldivian home minister Mohamed Jameel is sacked shortly after he announced his candidature for the vice-presidency in crucial elections in September
http://www.straitstimes.com/breaking-news/world/story/maldives-home-minister-sacked-ahead-key-vote-20130511

 

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 11 May in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 11 MAY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on May 11, 2018

1760: Alaungpaya, king of Burma is killed while invading Siam, born in August 1714
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaungpaya
http://www.myanmars.net/myanmar-history/king-alaungpaya.htm   

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Nvqcr-4Qfw

1857: During the Indian mutiny, Indian rebels seize Delhi from the British
http://thepandorasociety.com/may-11th-1857-indian-rebels-seize-delhi/
http://www.historynet.com/indian-mutiny-of-1857-siege-of-delhi.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_Mutiny

1942: Japanese troops conquer Kalewa (Burma)

1945: US marines conquer Awatsha Draw in Okinawa (Japan), but the aircraft carrier USS Bunker Hill, is hit by two kamikazes, killing 346 of her crew. Badly damaged, the ship is able to return to the U.S. under her own power
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Bunker_Hill_(CV-17)

1957: The Chinese government issues a statement condemning the U.S. missile troops stationed in Taiwan

1961: Soviet and British officials defuse the impending crisis in Laos by orchestrating a truce and by reactivating the International Control Commission (associated with the 1954 Geneva Agreement on Indochina that led to the division of Vietnam)

1962: US sends troops to Thailand

1998: India conducts three underground nuclear tests in Pokhran, including a thermonuclear device
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/may/11/newsid_3664000/3664259.stm
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/11-may-1998-national-technology-day-the-pokhran-ii-nuclear-tests-were-conducted
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pokhran-II

On 11 May in South Asian history

ON 11 MAY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on May 11, 2018

1304: Death of Mahmud Ghazan, Mongol ruler, born on 5 November 1271
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahmud_Ghazan

1857: During the Indian mutiny, Indian rebels seize Delhi from the British
http://thepandorasociety.com/may-11th-1857-indian-rebels-seize-delhi/
http://www.historynet.com/indian-mutiny-of-1857-siege-of-delhi.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_Mutiny

1912: Birth of Saadat Hasan Manto, Pakistani short story writer who died on January 18, 1955
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2016/jun/11/saadat-hasan-manto-short-stories-partition-pakistan

1948: Birth of Nirj Deva, SriLankan-British politician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nirj_Deva

1998: India conducts three underground nuclear tests in Pokhran, including a thermonuclear device
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/may/11/newsid_3664000/3664259.stm
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/11-may-1998-national-technology-day-the-pokhran-ii-nuclear-tests-were-conducted
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pokhran-II

2000: India officially reaches 1 billion inhabitants. Astha Arora named India’s billionth baby
http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-32688856

2007: For the first time since India’s independence, a Dalit party wins the election in one of the Union states, Uttar Pradesh, the most important in the country

2009: Death of Sardarilal Mathradas Nanda, Indian admiral, born on October 10, 1915
http://www.telegraphindia.com/1090513/jsp/nation/story_10956579.jsp
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/military-obituaries/naval-obituaries/5551938/Admiral-Sardarilal-Nanda.html

2009: Death of Shanthi Lekha, Sri Lankan actress, born on July 1, 1929
http://www.sundayobserver.lk/2009/05/17/imp15.asp

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

2013: Nawaz Sharif claims victory in Pakistan presidential election

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/pakistan/10051440/Nawaz-Sharif-claims-victory-in-Pakistan-presidential-election.html

2013: The Maldivian home minister Mohamed Jameel is sacked shortly after he announced his candidature for the vice-presidency in crucial elections in September.

http://www.straitstimes.com/breaking-news/world/story/maldives-home-minister-sacked-ahead-key-vote-20130511

On 11 May in Southeast Asian history

ON 11 MAY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on May 11, 2018

1014: Birth of Anawrahta, founder of the Pagan Empire, who died in 1077
https://upclosed.com/people/anawrahta/
http://mingalapar.com/king-anawrahta-of-ancient-burma/

1760: Alaungpaya, king of Burma is killed while invading Siam, born in August 1714
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaungpaya
http://www.myanmars.net/myanmar-history/king-alaungpaya.htm  

https://youtu.be/6Nvqcr-4Qfw

1942: Japanese troops conquer Kalewa (Burma)

1946: In Malaya, the United Malays National Organization (UNMO) is founded
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UMNO

1947: Dutch create the state of West Kalimantan with Sultan of Pontianak at head; PM Sjahrir protests

1947: Laos accepts constitution for parliamentary democracy

1949: Siam officially changes its name to Thailand, a name in use since 1939

1956 : Tomas Cloma takes possession of the Kalayaan group of islands
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1758/today-in-philippine-history-may-11-1956-tomas-cloma-took-possession-of-the-kalayaan-group-of-islands

1961: Soviet and British officials defuse the impending crisis in Laos by orchestrating a truce and by reactivating the International Control Commission (associated with the 1954 Geneva Agreement on Indochina that led to the division of Vietnam)

1962: US sends troops to Thailand

1965: Birth of Monsour del Rosario, Filipino martial artist and actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monsour_del_Rosario

1982: Birth of Guji Lorenzana, Filipino singer and actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guji_Lorenzana

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NdLXdRmvKv4

1992: In the Philippines, a fair, open and mainly peaceful election, organized by Cory Aquino, results in the lawful and orderly transfer of the presidency to her Secretary of Defense, Fidel Ramos on June 30, 1992
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philippine_presidential_election,_1992

1998: In Indonesia, while huge demonstrations continue, Amien Rais, leader of the Muhammadiyah, and several formers ministers and retired generals ask Suharto to resign

1998: The former movie star Joseph Estrada wins the second democratic presidential election since the EDSA revolution. He will succeed President Ramos on June 30
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philippine_presidential_election,_1998

2007: Nobel Prize Ramos-Horta wins the first East Timor presidential election since independence with 73 % of votes, while 90% went to vote
http://www.asiantribune.com/node/5714
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/East_Timorese_presidential_election,_2007
https://www.nytimes.com/2007/05/11/world/asia/11cnd-timor.html

2009: The communist authorities in Laos, one of Asia’s poorest nations, sign a decree to allow local non-governmental organizations for the first time

On 11 May in Japan’s history

ON 11 MAY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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 Updated on May 11, 2018

1571: Birth of Niwa Nagashige, Japanese warlord, died on 1st April 1637
https://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Niwa_Nagashige
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Niwa_Nagashige

1891: in the Otsu Incident, Tsarevich Nicholas Alexandrovich of Imperial Russia (late Nicholas II) is critically injured on his head by the sword attack by a Japanese policeman Tsuda Sanzo
http://repository.upenn.edu/dissertations/AAI8922607/
http://www.thefullwiki.org/Otsu_Incident

1940: Death of Chujiro Hayashi, Japanese Reiki Master, born on September 15, 1880
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chujiro_Hayashi

1942: Japanese troops conquer Kalewa (Burma)

1945: US marines conquer Awatsha Draw in Okinawa (Japan), but the aircraft carrier USS Bunker Hill, is hit by two kamikazes, killing 346 of her crew. Badly damaged, the ship is able to return to the U.S. under her own power
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Bunker_Hill_(CV-17)

1948: Birth of Shigeru Izumiya, Japanese folk musician
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Izumiya_Shigeru

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_nqh2xtTQ_Q

1963: Birth of Masotoshi Hamada, Japanese comedian
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Masatoshi_Hamada
http://www.jdorama.com/artiste.51.htm

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

1985: Birth of Sifow, Japanese singer and business woman
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sifow

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fr7sjFt8GX8

2009: Ichiro Ozawa, head of the Democratic Party of Japan, tells he had decided to resign because he does not want the scandal involving one of his aides to cloud the elections, which must be held by Sept. 10
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8043226.stm

On 11 May in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 11 MAY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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

Updated on May 11, 2018

868: A copy of the Diamond Sutra is printed in China, making it oldest known dated printed book
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diamond_Sutra

1610: Death, in Beijing, of Matteo Ricci, Italian Jesuit missionary, born on 6 October 1552
http://www.nndb.com/people/483/000096195/
http://www.ignatianspirituality.com/ignatian-voices/16th-and-17th-century-ignatian-voices/matteo-ricci-sj
 http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4018.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LFqndkx6zdc

1937: Birth of Cheng Yen, Taiwanese Buddhist nun and philanthropist
http://tw.tzuchi.org/en/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=159&Itemid=198
http://www.forbes.com/global/2010/0412/companies-cheng-yen-taiwan-philanthropy-widjaja-sister-of-charity.html

1953: Establishment of the Islamic Association of China
http://www.islamichina.com/islamic-association.html
http://www.topchinatravel.com/china-muslim/china-islamic-association.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4365.html

1957: The Chinese government issues a statement condemning the U.S. missile troops stationed in Taiwan