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On 13 May in Asian history

1969-05-13 Journal

ON 13 MAY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on May 13, 2018

1127: Song Emperor Qinzong, captured in January, is deported to faraway and bitter cold Northern Manchuria by the Jin where he will spend the last 34 years of his life in confinement
http://ceramica.wikia.com/wiki/Emperor_Qinzong_of_Song

1573: Death of Takeda Shingen, Japanese warlord, born on December 13, 1521
http://www.zenstoriesofthesamurai.com/Characters/Shingen%20Takeda.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4853.html

1648: The construction of the Red Fort at Delhi completed
https://www.culturalindia.net/indian-forts/delhi-fort.html

Red Fort

1652: Ingen Ryuki is invited to become the abbot of Sufokuji temple in Nagasaki
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ingen

1861: Pakistan Railways opens the country’s first railways line, from Karachi to Kotri
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_rail_transport_in_Pakistan

1903: Death of Apolinario Mabini, Filipino political theoretician and first prime minister of the Philippines, born on 23 July 1864
http://www.bookrags.com/biography/apolinario-mabini/
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1127/today-in-philippine-history-may-13-1903-apolinario-mabini-died-at-the-age-of-38

1905: Birth of Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed, 5th president of India (1974-1977), who died on February 11, 1977
http://www.assams.info/people/fakhruddin-ali-ahmed
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/fakhruddin-ali-ahmed.html

1918: Birth of T. Balasaraswati, Bharatnatyam dancer who died on 9 February 1984
http://www.balasaraswati.com/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ibSmDqm-k3o

1945: US troops conquer Dakeshi Okinawa

1947: Death of Sukanta Bhattacharya, Indian Bengali poet, born August 15, 1926
http://www.poemhunter.com/sukanta-bhattacharya/biography/

1952: The Rajya Sabha, the Upper house of the parliament of  India, holds its first sitting, Pandit Nehru becomes premier of India
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/nehru_jawaharlal.shtml
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/13-may-1952-the-first-of-rajya-sabha-was-held

jawaharlal Nehru cigarette

1954: Anti-National Service Riots, a riot in Singapore by Chinese Middle School students
http://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/infopedia/articles/SIP_1202_2006-07-28.html
https://www.sammyboy.com/showthread.php?30044-National-Service-Riots-of-1954-May-13-Chinese1954-05-13 ANS riots

1956: Birth of Sri Ravi Shankar, Indian spiritual leader
http://www.srisriravishankar.org/biography
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ravi_Shankar_(spiritual_leader)

1957: Birth of Koji Suzuki, Japanese writer
http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/14465.K_ji_Suzuki
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Koji_Suzuki

1962: Sarvepalli Radakrishna becomes the second president of India, till May 1967, replacing Rejendra Prasad
http://www.adhyapak.com/dadima/sarvepalli.html

1965: China carries out its second nuclear test
http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675050399_second-nuclear-test_Lop-Nur_radioactive-zone_nuclear-explosion_protective-clothings

1965: Birth of Hikari Ota, Japanese comedian
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hikari_%C5%8Cta
http://www.nytimes.com/2006/08/12/world/asia/12ota.html

1967: Dr Zahir Hussain becomes 3rd president, and first Muslim one, of India till 3rd May 1969 when he died
http://www.gloriousindia.com/biographies/dr_zakir_hussain.html

1968: U.S. President Johnson initiated peace negotiations after the first phase of the Tet Offensive. Beginning in Paris on this day, the talks rapidly broke down over disagreements about the status of the North Vietnamese National Liberation Front (NLF), which the Saigon government refused to recognize

1969: Ethnic riot in Malaysia (May 13 incident) between Malay and Chinese. At least 200 people are killed


1969-05-13 Journal
http://factsanddetails.com/southeast-asia/Malaysia/sub5_4a/entry-3625.html
http://www.malaysianbar.org.my/echoes_of_the_past/the_tragedy_of_may_13_1969.html
http://blogs.crikey.com.au/culture-mulcher/2010/05/28/race-blood-and-blades-may-13-malaysias-longest-day/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GtkDPvHyVm0&feature=endscreen

1971: Vietnam negociations in Paris in standstill
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/paris-peace-talks-at-standstill

1978: Death of Savang Vatthana, last king of Laos (1959-1975), date not sure
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Savang_Vatthana

1989: In China, during the Tiananmen Square demonstrations, several hundred students begin a hunger strike
http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2014/05/students-begin-hunger-strike/
http://abcnews.go.com/Archives/video/13-1989-student-hunger-strike-china-13569870

1992: Li Hongzhi gives the first public lecture on Falun Gong in Changchun, People’s Republic of China
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/1223317.stm

1996: Severe thunderstorms and a tornado in Bangladesh kill 600 people

1998: India carries out two nuclear tests at Pokhran, in addition of the three conducted on May 11
http://nuclearweaponarchive.org/India/IndiaShakti.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/5061.html

1998: Race riots break out in Jakarta, capital of Indonesia, where shops onwned by Indonesian of Chinese descendants are looted and women gang raped
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jakarta_riots_of_May_1998
http://www.ozy.com/flashback/remembering-the-may-1998-riots-in-indonesia/31732

1998-05-13 Anti-chinois attaque

2001: Death of R.K. Narayan, Indian writer, born on 10 October 1907
http://www.nytimes.com/2001/05/14/obituaries/14NARA.html?ex=1210737600&en=d1579e1551fb6ea2&ei=5070

2004: In India, following the unexpected victory of the Congress Party, led by Sonia Gandhi, the Prime Minister Vajpayee resigns
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_general_elections,_2004

2005: The Binh Bridge opens to traffic in Hai Phong, Vietnam

2008: Several blasts in the Jaipur city of Rajasthan state (India) kill at least 60 people
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7398989.stm

2011: The color of India’s eastern state of West Bengal turned from red to green when the world’s longest-ruling elected communist government was decisively voted out of power
http://english.aljazeera.net/indepth/features/2011/05/2011513143311330487.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-13374646
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-13389312

2011: Twin bomb blasts targeting a paramilitary training centre in northwest Pakistan have killed at least 76 people, mostly paramilitary personnel, and wounded at least 106 others
http://www.english.rfi.fr/asia-pacific/20110513-double-suicide-attack-kills-80-revenge-bin-laden
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-13385597
http://www.france24.com/en/20110513-%20pakistan-bombs-revenge-osama-bin-laden-taliban-suicide-attack-violence
http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-pakistan-bombing-20110514,0,3903546.story

2012: Dalai Lama reveals warning of Chinese plot to kill him
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/tibet/9261729/Dalai-Lama-reveals-warning-of-Chinese-plot-to-kill-him.html

2012: Former Bangladeshi opposition leader, Ghulam Azam, has been indicted by a special court for alleged atrocities including genocide and murder during the nation’s 1971 liberation struggle against Pakistan
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2012/05/2012513125224311695.html

2013: The Taliban ends its war on polio vaccination workers and admits immunisation is the only way to protect children from the disease, its leadership said in a statement issued today
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/afghanistan/10053981/Taliban-renounces-war-on-anti-polio-workers.html

2013: North Korea has replaced its hard-line defense chief with a little-known army general in what outside analysts call an attempt to install a younger figure meant to solidify leader Kim Jong Un’s grip on the powerful military
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/may/13/north-korean-defence-kim-jong-un

2014: Pakistani police charge 68 lawyers with blasphemy in what is thought to be the biggest ever case of its kind in the country
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-27391334 

2014: Suspected Muslim separatists in southern Thailand have launched a wave of more than 30 attacks including shootings, bombings and arson, killing one person and injuring more than 10
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2014/05/separatists-launch-series-attacks-201451291754228995.html

2016: The media in Cambodia are ordered to write the full title of leader Hun Sen in all reports, a lengthy honorific loosely translated as « glorious, supreme prime minister and powerful commander »
http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/international/2016-05-13/cambodias-media-ordered-to-refer-to-hun-sen-as-glorious-supreme-prime-minister/1580146

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 13 May in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 13 MAY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on May 13, 2018

1945: US troops conquer Dakeshi Okinawa

1965: China carries out its second nuclear test
http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675050399_second-nuclear-test_Lop-Nur_radioactive-zone_nuclear-explosion_protective-clothings

1968: U.S. President Johnson initiated peace negotiations after the first phase of the Tet Offensive. Beginning in Paris on this day, the talks rapidly broke down over disagreements about the status of the North Vietnamese National Liberation Front (NLF), which the Saigon government refused to recognize

1971: Vietnam negociations in Paris in standstill
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/paris-peace-talks-at-standstill

1998: India carries out two nuclear tests at Pokhran, in addition of the three conducted on May 11
http://nuclearweaponarchive.org/India/IndiaShakti.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/5061.html

2011: Twin bomb blasts targeting a paramilitary training centre in northwest Pakistan have killed at least 76 people, mostly paramilitary personnel, and wounded at least 106 others
http://www.english.rfi.fr/asia-pacific/20110513-double-suicide-attack-kills-80-revenge-bin-laden
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-13385597
http://www.france24.com/en/20110513-%20pakistan-bombs-revenge-osama-bin-laden-taliban-suicide-attack-violence
http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-pakistan-bombing-20110514,0,3903546.story

On 13 May in South Asian history

jawaharlal Nehru cigarette

ON 13 MAY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on May 13, 2018

1648: The construction of the Red Fort at Delhi completed
https://www.culturalindia.net/indian-forts/delhi-fort.html

Red Fort

1861: Pakistan Railways opens the country’s first railways line, from Karachi to Kotri
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_rail_transport_in_Pakistan

1905: Birth of Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed, 5th president of India (1974-1977), who died on February 11, 1977
http://www.assams.info/people/fakhruddin-ali-ahmed
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/fakhruddin-ali-ahmed.html

1918: Birth of T. Balasaraswati, Bharatnatyam dancer who died on 9 February 1984
http://www.balasaraswati.com/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ibSmDqm-k3o

1947: Death of Sukanta Bhattacharya, Indian Bengali poet, born August 15, 1926
http://www.poemhunter.com/sukanta-bhattacharya/biography/

1952: The Rajya Sabha, the Upper house of the parliament of  India, holds its first sitting, Pandit Nehru becomes premier of India
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/nehru_jawaharlal.shtml
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/13-may-1952-the-first-of-rajya-sabha-was-held

jawaharlal Nehru cigarette

1956: Birth of Sri Ravi Shankar, Indian spiritual leader
http://www.srisriravishankar.org/biography
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ravi_Shankar_(spiritual_leader)

1962: Sarvepalli Radakrishna becomes the second president of India, till May 1967, replacing Rejendra Prasad
http://www.adhyapak.com/dadima/sarvepalli.html

1967: Dr Zahir Hussain becomes 3rd president, and first Muslim one, of India till 3rd May 1969 when he died
http://www.gloriousindia.com/biographies/dr_zakir_hussain.html

1996: Severe thunderstorms and a tornado in Bangladesh kill 600 people

1998: India carries out two nuclear tests at Pokhran, in addition of the three conducted on May 11
http://nuclearweaponarchive.org/India/IndiaShakti.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/5061.html

2001: Death of R.K. Narayan, Indian writer, born on 10 October 1907
http://www.nytimes.com/2001/05/14/obituaries/14NARA.html?ex=1210737600&en=d1579e1551fb6ea2&ei=5070

2004: In India, following the unexpected victory of the Congress Party, led by Sonia Gandhi, the Prime Minister Vajpayee resigns
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_general_elections,_2004

2008: Several blasts in the Jaipur city of Rajasthan state (India) kill at least 60 people
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7398989.stm

2011: The color of India’s eastern state of West Bengal turned from red to green when the world’s longest-ruling elected communist government was decisively voted out of power
http://english.aljazeera.net/indepth/features/2011/05/2011513143311330487.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-13374646
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-13389312

2011: Twin bomb blasts targeting a paramilitary training centre in northwest Pakistan have killed at least 76 people, mostly paramilitary personnel, and wounded at least 106 others
http://www.english.rfi.fr/asia-pacific/20110513-double-suicide-attack-kills-80-revenge-bin-laden
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-13385597
http://www.france24.com/en/20110513-%20pakistan-bombs-revenge-osama-bin-laden-taliban-suicide-attack-violence
http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-pakistan-bombing-20110514,0,3903546.story

2012: Dalai Lama reveals warning of Chinese plot to kill him
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/tibet/9261729/Dalai-Lama-reveals-warning-of-Chinese-plot-to-kill-him.html

2012: Former Bangladeshi opposition leader, Ghulam Azam, has been indicted by a special court for alleged atrocities including genocide and murder during the nation’s 1971 liberation struggle against Pakistan. http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2012/05/2012513125224311695.html

2013: The Taliban ends its war on polio vaccination workers and admits immunisation is the only way to protect children from the disease, its leadership said in a statement issued today

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/afghanistan/10053981/Taliban-renounces-war-on-anti-polio-workers.html

2014: Pakistani police charge 68 lawyers with blasphemy in what is thought to be the biggest ever case of its kind in the country
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-27391334

On 13 May in Southeast Asian history

1969-05-13 Journal

ON 13 MAY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on May 13, 2018

1903: Death of Apolinario Mabini, Filipino political theoretician and first prime minister of the Philippines, born on 23 July 1864
http://www.bookrags.com/biography/apolinario-mabini/
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1127/today-in-philippine-history-may-13-1903-apolinario-mabini-died-at-the-age-of-38

1954: Anti-National Service riots, a riot in Singapore by Chinese middle school students
https://www.sammyboy.com/showthread.php?30044-National-Service-Riots-of-1954-May-13-Chinese
http://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/infopedia/articles/SIP_1202_2006-07-28.html

1954-05-13 ANS riots

1957: Birth of Manuel « Mar » Araneta Roxas II, Philippine politician
http://news.abs-cbn.com/botomo/05/13/09/profile-manuel-mar-ii-araneta-roxas

1968: U.S. President Johnson initiated peace negotiations after the first phase of the Tet Offensive. Beginning in Paris on this day, the talks rapidly broke down over disagreements about the status of the North Vietnamese National Liberation Front (NLF), which the Saigon government refused to recognize

1969: Ethnic riot in Malaysia (May 13 incident) between Malay and Chinese. At least 200 people are killed


1969-05-13 Journal
http://factsanddetails.com/southeast-asia/Malaysia/sub5_4a/entry-3625.html
http://www.malaysianbar.org.my/echoes_of_the_past/the_tragedy_of_may_13_1969.html
http://blogs.crikey.com.au/culture-mulcher/2010/05/28/race-blood-and-blades-may-13-malaysias-longest-day/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GtkDPvHyVm0&feature=endscreen

1971: Vietnam negociations in Paris in standstill
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/paris-peace-talks-at-standstill

1978: Death of Savang Vatthana, last king of Laos (1959-1975), date not sure
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Savang_Vatthana

1980: Birth of Mau Marcelo, Filipino singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mau_Marcelo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=84StMMfQgeU

1988: Birth of Paulo Avelino, Filipino actor and singer

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

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gNm5UGM7Umk

 1998: Race riots break out in Jakarta, capital of Indonesia, where shops onwned by Indonesian of Chinese descendants are looted and women gang raped
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jakarta_riots_of_May_1998

1998-05-13 Anti-chinois attaque

2005: The Binh Bridge opens to traffic in Hai Phong, Vietnam

2014: Suspected Muslim separatists in southern Thailand have launched a wave of more than 30 attacks including shootings, bombings and arson, killing one person and injuring more than 10
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2014/05/separatists-launch-series-attacks-201451291754228995.html

2016: The media in Cambodia are ordered to write the full title of leader Hun Sen in all reports, a lengthy honorific loosely translated as « glorious, supreme prime minister and powerful commander »
http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/international/2016-05-13/cambodias-media-ordered-to-refer-to-hun-sen-as-glorious-supreme-prime-minister/1580146

On 13 May in Japan’s history

ON 13 MAY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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

Updated on May 13, 2018

1573: Death of Takeda Shingen, Japanese warlord, born on December 13, 1521
http://www.zenstoriesofthesamurai.com/Characters/Shingen%20Takeda.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4853.html

1652: Ingen Ryuki is invited to become the abbot of Sufokuji temple in Nagasaki
http://www.dhammaflavour.net/2009/07/ingen-ryuki-and-nembutsu-zen.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ingen

1945: US troops conquer Dakeshi Okinawa

1957: Birth of Koji Suzuki, Japanese writer
http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/14465.K_ji_Suzuki
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Koji_Suzuki

1965: Birth of Hikari Ota, Japanese comedian
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hikari_%C5%8Cta
http://www.nytimes.com/2006/08/12/world/asia/12ota.html

1980: Birth of Waka Inoue, Japanese gravure idol and actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Waka_Inoue
http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x1htig_waka-inoue_people

1982: Birth of Yoko Kumada, Japanese gravure idol
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yoko_Kumada

 

On 13 May in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 13 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 13, 2018

1127: Song Emperor Qinzong, captured in January, is deported to faraway and bitter cold Northern Manchuria by the Jin where he will spend the last 34 years of his life in confinement
http://ceramica.wikia.com/wiki/Emperor_Qinzong_of_Song

1965: China carries out its second nuclear test
http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675050399_second-nuclear-test_Lop-Nur_radioactive-zone_nuclear-explosion_protective-clothings

1989: In China, during the Tiananmen Square demonstrations, several hundred students begin a hunger strike
http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2014/05/students-begin-hunger-strike/
http://abcnews.go.com/Archives/video/13-1989-student-hunger-strike-china-13569870

1992: Li Hongzhi gives the first public lecture on Falun Gong in Changchun, People’s Republic of China
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/1223317.stm

2012: Dalai Lama reveals warning of Chinese plot to kill him
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/tibet/9261729/Dalai-Lama-reveals-warning-of-Chinese-plot-to-kill-him.html