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On 12 May in Asian history

1998-05-12 Trisakti incident

ON 12 MAY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on May 12, 2018

907: Zhu Wen forces Emperor Ai into abdicating, ending the Tang Dynasty after nearly three hundred years of rule
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhu_Wen

1401: Birth of Shoko, 101st emperor of Japan (1412-1428) who died on 30 August 1428
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Shoko

1510: The Prince of Anhua rebellion begins when Zhu Zhifan kills all the officials invited to a banquet and declares his intent on ousting the powerful Ming Dynasty eunuch Liu Jin during the reign of the Zhengde Emperor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince_of_Anhua_rebellion
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhu_Zhifan

1888: In Borneo island, the sultanate of Brunei, and North Borneo (Sabah) become British protectorates but North Borneo administration remains entirely in the hands of the British North Borneo Company
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_Borneo_Chartered_Company
http://flagspot.net/flags/my-sa_nb.html

1895: Birth of Jiddu Krishnamurti, Indian spiritual philosopher who died on February 17, 1986
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jiddu_Krishnamurti
http://www.jiddu-krishnamurti.net/
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/12-may-1895-jiddu-krishnamurti-indian-american-philosopher-and-author-was-born

1907: Birth of Leslie Charteris, Singapore-born author, who died on 15 April 1993
http://www.saint.org/lcbio.htm

1936: The Mongol Military Government is formed (renamed in October 1937 as the Mongol United Autonomous Government)

1946: In India, failure of the Conference of Simla between Hindus and Muslims

1949: The People’s Liberation Army launches the Battle of Shanghai
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shanghai_Campaign

1952: Gaj Singh, born on 13 January 1948,  is crowned as Maharaja of Jodhpur
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gaj_Singh,_Maharaja_of_Jodhpur
http://www.maharajajodhpur.com/

1955: Nineteen days after bus workers went on strike in Singapore, rioting breaks out and seriously impacts Singapore’s bid for independence

1961: Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson meets with South Vietnamese President Ngo Dinh Diem in Saigon during his tour of Asian countries, calling Diem the « Churchill of Asia
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/lyndon-b-johnson-visits-south-vietnam
http://prde.upress.virginia.edu/content/Vietnam

1962: President Macapagal moves the Independence Day celebration from July 4 to June 12
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1126/today-in-philippine-history-may-12-1962-president-macapagal-moved-the-independence-day-celebration-from-july-4-to-june-12

1964: Visit to Saigon of US Secretary for Defense Robert McNamara. USA will deliver 75 Skyraider bombers to South Vietnam

1966: Beijing accuses the USA to have shot down a Chinese plane over Yunnan province

1968: North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces attack Australian troops defending Fire Support Base Coral, east of Lai Khe in South Vietnam on the night of 12/13 May, resulting in heavy casualties on both sides and beginning the Battle of Coral-Balmoral

1968-05-12 Fire Support Base Coral
https://www.awm.gov.au/articles/encyclopedia/coral
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Coral%E2%80%93Balmoral
https://vietnamwar.govt.nz/memory/battles-coral-and-balmoral-viet-nam-1968

1969: Moscow announces that skirmishes happened at the beginning of the month on Xinjiang and Soviet Kazakstan border

1975: The Cambodian navy seizes the American merchant ship SS Mayaguez in international waters
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/american-ship-mayaguez-seized
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mayag%C3%BCez_incident

1975-05-12 Mayagued

1981: Birth of Dennis Trillo, Filipino model, actor, and singer
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dennis_Trillo

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aWGkQE_z6t8

1981: Birth of Kentaro Sato, Japanese composer
http://www.wisemanproject.com/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I5EY8gNUTO0

1991: In Nepal, first multi-party elections since 1959 when political parties where banned

1997: Indian and Pakistani leaders meet during SAARC meeting

1998: During three days, army fire to students demonstrating in Jakarta, killing 6 of them and wounding dozens, leading to widespread riots and the fall of Suharto

1998-05-12 Trisakti incidenthttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trisakti_shootings
http://www.theindonesianarmy.com/?p=206

 

2000: Pakistan’s 12 member Supreme Court unanimously validated the October 1999 coup and granted Musharraf executive and legislative authority for 3 years from the coup date

2003: Death of Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/1430068/Prince-Sadruddin-Aga-Khan.html
http://www.economist.com/node/1795744

2007: Taiwanese Prime Minister Sun Tseng-chan resigns after he lost the PDP investiture for the presidential elections against  former Premier Frank Hsieh

2007: Riots which killed over 50 people in Karachi and above 100 injured, on the arrival of Chief Justice of Pakistan; Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry in Karachi city
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2007_Karachi_riots#Jinnah_International_Airport

2007: Death of Mullah Dadullah Akhund, Taliban military leader
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mullah_Dadullah_Akhund

2008: Pakistan is readmitted in Commonwealth
http://www.thaindian.com/newsportal/uncategorized/pakistan-back-in-53-nation-commonwealth-second-lead_10047925.html

2008: More than 69 000 dead in a quake in Chinese Sichuan province
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7396400.stm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7399897.stm

2008: In Pakistan Nawaz Sharif announces that his party leaves the federal government
http://truth-out.org/archive/component/k2/item/77919-pakistani-party-quits-cabinet-over-justices?Itemid=228article

2008: Philippine president Gloria Arroyo pardons nine army officers who took part in a failed coup attempt in 2003
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7396563.stm

2009: Japan and Russia sign their first nuclear energy co-operation agreement during a visit to Tokyo by Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin. The deal will enable the transfer of Japanese technology to Russia and the sale of more nuclear fuel to Japan
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8046778.stm

2013: Death of Daisy Avellana, Filipino actor and director, born on January 7, 1917
http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/407533/national-artist-for-theater-daisy-avellana-dies-96

Daisy Avellana

 2014: Southeast Asian leaders express « serious concern » over worsening territorial disputes in the South China Sea, presenting a rare united front against an increasingly assertive Beijing.

2014: Death of Sarat Pujari, Indian actor, director, and screenwriter, born in 1934
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bhubaneswar/Veteran-actor-Sarat-Pujari-passes-away/articleshow/35055102.cms

2015 : Former Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono is unanimously re-elected as chairman of the Democratic Party after its three-day congress
http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2015/05/13/sby-give-direct-command-new-leadership-term.html

2015 : The Philippines and Japan hold their first joint naval exercises in the South China Sea while Japan’s coastguard works with Vietnam as Tokyo boosts maritime ties with two nations at odds with Beijing over the disputed waterway
http://thediplomat.com/2015/05/japan-philippines-hold-first-south-china-sea-naval-exercises/
http://www.manilatimes.net/philippines-japan-hold-unprecedented-naval-drills/183124/

2016: Death of Yukio Ninagawa, a world-renowned Japanese stage director known for his adaptations of Shakespeare. He was 80
http://www.theguardian.com/stage/2016/may/12/yukio-ninagawa-shakespeare-dies-aged-80

Philippines culture and history

12 MAY 2018

Ancient butchered rhino suggests humans lived in the Philippines 700,000 years ago

Early humans called the Philippines home as far back as 700,000 years ago — and it appears they had an appetite for rhinoceros, according to newly discovered fossils
http://www.abc.net.au/news/science/2018-05-03/ancient-rhinoceros-humans-philippines-palaeontology-archaeology/9714634?section=world
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/butchered-rhino-puts-human-ancestors-philippines-700000-years-ago-180968959/

 

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 12 May in Asian history

1968-05-12 Fire Support Base Coral

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 12 MAY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on May 12, 2018

907: Zhu Wen forces Emperor Ai into abdicating, ending the Chinese Tang Dynasty after nearly three hundred years of rule

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

1510: The Prince of Anhua rebellion begins when Zhu Zhifan kills all the officials invited to a banquet and declares his intent on ousting the powerful Ming Dynasty eunuch Liu Jin during the reign of the Zhengde Emperor

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

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

1888: In Borneo island, the sultanate of Brunei, and North Borneo (Sabah) become British protectorates but North Borneo administration remains entirely in the hands of the British North Borneo Company
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_Borneo_Chartered_Company
http://flagspot.net/flags/my-sa_nb.html

1949: The People’s Liberation Army launches the Battle of Shanghai
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shanghai_Campaign

1961: Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson meets with South Vietnamese President Ngo Dinh Diem in Saigon during his tour of Asian countries, calling Diem the « Churchill of Asia »
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/lyndon-b-johnson-visits-south-vietnam
http://prde.upress.virginia.edu/content/Vietnam

1964: Visit to Saigon of US Secretary for Defense Robert McNamara. USA will deliver 75 Skyraider bombers to South Vietnam

1966: Beijing accuses the USA to have shot down a Chinese plane over Yunnan province

1968: North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces attack Australian troops defending Fire Support Base Coral, east of Lai Khe in South Vietnam on the night of 12/13 May, resulting in heavy casualties on both sides and beginning the Battle of Coral-Balmoral

1968-05-12 Fire Support Base Coral

https://www.awm.gov.au/articles/encyclopedia/coral
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Coral%E2%80%93Balmoral
https://vietnamwar.govt.nz/memory/battles-coral-and-balmoral-viet-nam-1968

 

1969: Moscow announces that skirmishes happened at the beginning of the month on Xinjiang and Soviet Kazakstan border

1975: The Cambodian navy seizes the American merchant ship SS Mayaguez in international waters
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/american-ship-mayaguez-seized
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mayag%C3%BCez_incident

1975-05-12 Mayagued

2007: Death of Mullah Dadullah Akhund, Taliban military leader
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mullah_Dadullah_Akhund

2014: Southeast Asian leaders express « serious concern » over worsening territorial disputes in the South China Sea, presenting a rare united front against an increasingly assertive Beijing.

2015 : The Philippines and Japan hold their first joint naval exercises in the South China Sea while Japan’s coastguard works with Vietnam as Tokyo boosts maritime ties with two nations at odds with Beijing over the disputed waterway
http://thediplomat.com/2015/05/japan-philippines-hold-first-south-china-sea-naval-exercises/
http://www.manilatimes.net/philippines-japan-hold-unprecedented-naval-drills/183124/

On 12 May in South Asian history

ON 12 MAY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on May 12, 2018

1895: Birth of Jiddu Krishnamurti, Indian spiritual philosopher who died on February 17, 1986
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jiddu_Krishnamurti
http://www.jiddu-krishnamurti.net/
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/12-may-1895-jiddu-krishnamurti-indian-american-philosopher-and-author-was-born

1946: In India, failure of the Conference of Simla between Hindus and Muslims

1952: Gaj Singh, born on 13 January 1948,  is crowned as Maharaja of Jodhpur
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gaj_Singh,_Maharaja_of_Jodhpur
http://www.maharajajodhpur.com/

1991: In Nepal, first multi-party elections since 1959 when political parties where banned

1997: Indian and Pakistani leaders meet during SAARC meeting

2000: Pakistan’s 12 member Supreme Court unanimously validated the October 1999 coup and granted Musharraf executive and legislative authority for 3 years from the coup date

2003: Death of Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/1430068/Prince-Sadruddin-Aga-Khan.html
http://www.economist.com/node/1795744

2007: Riots which killed over 50 people in Karachi and above 100 injured, on the arrival of Chief Justice of Pakistan; Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry in Karachi city
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2007_Karachi_riots#Jinnah_International_Airport

2007: Death of Mullah Dadullah Akhund, Taliban military leader
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mullah_Dadullah_Akhund

2008: Pakistan is readmitted in Commonwealth
http://www.thaindian.com/newsportal/uncategorized/pakistan-back-in-53-nation-commonwealth-second-lead_10047925.html

2008: In Pakistan Nawaz Sharif announces that his party leaves the federal government
http://truth-out.org/archive/component/k2/item/77919-pakistani-party-quits-cabinet-over-justices?Itemid=228article

2014: Death of Sarat Pujari, Indian actor, director, and screenwriter, born in 1934
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bhubaneswar/Veteran-actor-Sarat-Pujari-passes-away/articleshow/35055102.cms

On 12 May in Southeast Asian history

1998-05-12 Trisakti incident

ON 12 MAY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on May 12, 2018 

1888: In Borneo island, the sultanate of Brunei, and North Borneo (Sabah) become British protectorates but North Borneo administration remains entirely in the hands of the British North Borneo Company
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_Borneo_Chartered_Company
http://flagspot.net/flags/my-sa_nb.html

1907: Birth of Leslie Charteris, Singapore-born author, who died on 15 April 1993
http://www.saint.org/lcbio.htm

1955: Nineteen days after bus workers went on strike in Singapore, rioting breaks out and seriously impacts Singapore’s bid for independence

1961: Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson meets with South Vietnamese President Ngo Dinh Diem in Saigon during his tour of Asian countries, calling Diem the « Churchill of Asia
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/lyndon-b-johnson-visits-south-vietnam
http://prde.upress.virginia.edu/content/Vietnam

1962: President Macapagal moves the Independence Day celebration from July 4 to June 12
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1126/today-in-philippine-history-may-12-1962-president-macapagal-moved-the-independence-day-celebration-from-july-4-to-june-12

1964: Visit to Saigon of US Secretary for Defense Robert McNamara. USA will deliver 75 Skyraider bombers to South Vietnam

1968: North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces attack Australian troops defending Fire Support Base Coral, east of Lai Khe in South Vietnam on the night of 12/13 May, resulting in heavy casualties on both sides and beginning the Battle of Coral-Balmoral

1968-05-12 Fire Support Base Coral

https://www.awm.gov.au/articles/encyclopedia/coral
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Coral%E2%80%93Balmoral
https://vietnamwar.govt.nz/memory/battles-coral-and-balmoral-viet-nam-1968

https://youtu.be/PkuBx-NkESQ

1975: The Cambodian navy seizes the American merchant ship SS Mayaguez in international waters
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/american-ship-mayaguez-seized
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mayag%C3%BCez_incident
 1975-05-12 Mayagued

1981: Birth of Dennis Trillo, Filipino model, actor, and singer
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dennis_Trillo

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aWGkQE_z6t8

1988: Birth of Marky Cielo, Filipino dancer and actor who died on December 7, 2008
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marky_Cielo

1998: During three days, army fire to students demonstrating in Jakarta, killing 6 of them and wounding dozens, leading to widespread riots and the fall of Suharto

1998-05-12 Trisakti incident
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trisakti_shootings
http://www.theindonesianarmy.com/?p=206

https://youtu.be/bFm54kFruVQ

2000: Pakistan’s 12 member Supreme Court unanimously validated the October 1999 coup and granted Musharraf executive and legislative authority for 3 years from the coup date

2000: Pakistan’s 12 member Supreme Court unanimously validated the October 1999 coup and granted Musharraf executive and legislative authority for 3 years from the coup date

2008: Philippine president Gloria Arroyo pardons nine army officers who took part in a failed coup attempt in 2003
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7396563.stm

2013: Death of Daisy Avellana, Filipino actor and director, born on January 7, 1917
http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/407533/national-artist-for-theater-daisy-avellana-dies-96

Daisy Avellana

 2014: Southeast Asian leaders express « serious concern » over worsening territorial disputes in the South China Sea, presenting a rare united front against an increasingly assertive Beijing.

2015 : Former Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono is unanimously re-elected as chairman of the Democratic Party after its three-day congress
http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2015/05/13/sby-give-direct-command-new-leadership-term.html

2015 : The Philippines and Japan hold their first joint naval exercises in the South China Sea while Japan’s coastguard works with Vietnam as Tokyo boosts maritime ties with two nations at odds with Beijing over the disputed waterway
http://thediplomat.com/2015/05/japan-philippines-hold-first-south-china-sea-naval-exercises/
http://www.manilatimes.net/philippines-japan-hold-unprecedented-naval-drills/183124/

On 12 May in Japan’s history

ON 12 MAY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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

Updated on May 12, 2018

1401: Birth of Shoko, 101st emperor of Japan (1412-1428) who died on 30 August 1428
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Shoko

1981: Birth of Kentaro Sato, Japanese composer
http://www.wisemanproject.com/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I5EY8gNUTO0

1990: Death of Chen Kenmin, Japanese chef, born on June 27, 1912
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chen_Kenmin

2009: Japan and Russia sign their first nuclear energy co-operation agreement during a visit to Tokyo by Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin. The deal will enable the transfer of Japanese technology to Russia and the sale of more nuclear fuel to Japan
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8046778.stm

2015 : The Philippines and Japan hold their first joint naval exercises in the South China Sea while Japan’s coastguard works with Vietnam as Tokyo boosts maritime ties with two nations at odds with Beijing over the disputed waterway
http://thediplomat.com/2015/05/japan-philippines-hold-first-south-china-sea-naval-exercises/
http://www.manilatimes.net/philippines-japan-hold-unprecedented-naval-drills/183124/

2016: Death of Yukio Ninagawa, a world-renowned Japanese stage director known for his adaptations of Shakespeare. He was 80
http://www.theguardian.com/stage/2016/may/12/yukio-ninagawa-shakespeare-dies-aged-80
http://www.japantoday.com/category/entertainment/view/renowned-stage-director-ninagawa-dies-at-80

On 12 May in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 12 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 12, 2018

907: Zhu Wen forces Emperor Ai into abdicating, ending the Tang Dynasty after nearly three hundred years of rule
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhu_Wen

1510: The Prince of Anhua rebellion begins when Zhu Zhifan kills all the officials invited to a banquet and declares his intent on ousting the powerful Ming Dynasty eunuch Liu Jin during the reign of the Zhengde Emperor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince_of_Anhua_rebellion
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhu_Zhifan

1936: The Mongol Military Government is formed (renamed in October 1937 as the Mongol United Autonomous Government)

1949: The People’s Liberation Army launches the Battle of Shanghai
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shanghai_Campaign

1966: Beijing accuses the USA to have shot down a Chinese plane over Yunnan province

1969: Moscow announces that skirmishes happened at the beginning of the month on Xinjiang and Soviet Kazakstan border

2007: Taiwanese Prime Minister Sun Tseng-chan resigns after he lost the PDP investiture for the presidential elections against  former Premier Frank Hsieh

2008: More than 69 000 dead in a quake in Chinese Sichuan province
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7396400.stm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7399897.stm

2014: Southeast Asian leaders express « serious concern » over worsening territorial disputes in the South China Sea, presenting a rare united front against an increasingly assertive Beijing.