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On 16 May in Asian history

ON 16 MAY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on May 16, 2018

1817: During the Ambonese uprising against Dutch authority of Thomas Matulesia (Kapitan Pattimura) the Fort of Duurstede is sized and all inhabitants killed
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pattimura
http://www.swiss-belhotel.com/x,973,2063,2370/pattimura-park.html

1817-05-16 Pattimura detroys Fort Duustede

1898: Birth of Kenji Mizoguchi, Japanese film director and screenwriter, who died on August 24, 1956
http://www.brightlightsfilm.com/22/mizoguchi.html

1910: Birth of Higashifushimi Kunihide, Japanese monk and educator who died on January 1,  2014
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Higashifushimi_Kunihide

1931: Birth of Natwar Singh, Indian politician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K._Natwar_Singh
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/4414748.stm

1947: Cambodia’s king Norodom Sihanouk establishes a parliamentary monarchy

1947: Zhang Lingfu, Chinese general, born on August 20, 1903, is killed in action
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhang_Lingfu
http://ww2db.com/person_bio.php?person_id=858
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4960.html

1951: In Korea, new communist offensive

1956: Egypt recognizes People’s Republic of China

1961: A second Geneva conference is convened by the PRC, Cambodia, France, Laos, the Soviet Union, Great Britain, the United States, South Vietnam, North Vietnam, India, Canada, Poland, Burma, and Thailand. The negotiations will lead to the 23 July 1962 accord on Laos

1961: In South Korea, Park Chung-hee leads a bloodless military coup, called the 5.16 Revolution
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Park_Chung-hee
http://www.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,2054405,00.html

1965: In an accident, a bomb destroys USAF base Bien Hoa in South Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/accident-at-bien-hoa-kills-27-u-s-servicemen
http://www.vspa.com/bh-b57-explosion-1965.htm

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

1966: The Chinese Communist Party issues the May 16 Notice, marking the beginning of the Cultural Revolution

 http://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/watkins/cultrev.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cultural_Revolution#1966:_The_16_Points_and_the_Red_Guards
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-36284297
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4292.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LGpmVs0_Dbc

1968: Birth of Chingmy Yau, Hong Kong actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chingmy_Yau

1975: India annexes Sikkim after the mountain state held a referendum where popular vote was in favor of merging with India
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/16-may-1975-sikkim-was-annexed-into-india
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sikkim

1975: Junko Tabei, a Japanese mountain-climber, is the first female to reach the summit of Mount Everest, born on 23 May 1939
http://www.everesthistory.com/tabei.htm

1982: Birth of Joo Ji-hoon, South Korean actor and model
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Joo_Ji_Hoon

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3tTZYr99sWE

1982: Birth of Billy Crawford, Filipino-American Singer/Musician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Billy_Crawford
http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x7wrr_billy-crawford-tracking_music

1985: In Afghanistan, seven of the main resistance opposition organizations form a common front to oppose the Kabul communist power

1985: Birth of Okura Tadayoshi, Japanese singer
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Okura_Tadayoshi

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dLLCAkF6pAo

1991: China and Russia sign a frontier treaty. Only a very small border dispute is unsolved
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1991_Sino-Soviet_Border_Agreement

1993: Birth of Lee Ji-eun, Korean singer also known as IU
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IU_(singer)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TBNKF4p6ScU

1995: Japanese police arrest cult leader Shoko Asahara & charged him with Nerve-gas attack on Tokyo’s subways two months earlier
http://articles.latimes.com/1995-05-16/news/mn-2520_1_shoko-asahara
https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1957&dat=19950516&id=6BQxAAAAIBAJ&sjid=T-AFAAAAIBAJ&pg=2501,3722032&hl=fr

1996: Shri Krishna Bihari Vajpayee becomes Indian prime minister, but will fail to get a majority and will resign on Mai 31
http://pmindia.gov.in/en/former_pm/shri-atal-bihari-vajpayee/

Vajpayee 3

2008: USA says it will resume food aid to North Korea

2008: The 22-year-old 17th Karmapa visits USA
http://www.nbcnews.com/id/24205991/ns/world_news-asia_pacific/t/dalais-heels-another-key-lama-visit-us/#.VzjezhFXrv8

2009: Sri Lankan troops capture the last patch of coastline held by the separatist Tamil Tigers

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2009/05/20095162495687972.html

2009: India’s Congress party wins an almost overwhelming victory in the general elections, leading by more than 60 seats in beating the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). The Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) has won 230 seats out of 525 seats counted so far. The BJP won 160 and Third Force 73. Eighteen seats are still being counted
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2009/05/2009516111237578238.html

2009: Japan’s opposition Democratic Party has chosen Yukio Hatoyama, the grandson of a former prime minister, as leader ahead of elections later this year
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8053175.stm

2011: Kerry visits Pakistan in bid to repair ties, given the tense relations between the two countries following the killing of Osama bin Laden by US forces on Pakistani soil
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/17/world/asia/17kerry.html?_r=1&ref=asia
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2011/05/2011516151041909781.html

2012: In a rare sign of open opposition against two of China’s most powerful leaders, a group of retired Communist Party members have called for the resignation of the country’s security boss, Zhou Yongkang, and a top propaganda official, Liu Yunshan.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/17/world/asia/retired-communist-party-members-call-for-2-top-chinese-officials-to-resign.html?_r=1&ref=asia
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-18091298

2014: China says its oil rig will continue drilling in contested waters in the South China Sea, despite deadly anti-Beijing riots in Vietnam
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-27434945
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/may/16/china-vietnam-protests-territorial-dispute
http://www.voanews.com/media/video/1916188.html

2014: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) swept the Indian election on Friday with a landslide win of 283 seats, making it the largest single majority party in nearly 30 years
http://eciresults.nic.in/?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_term=%2AAfPak%20Daily%20Brief&utm_campaign=2014_The%20South%20Asia%20Daily%2005.16.14
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/17/world/asia/india-elections.html?ref=asia&utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_term=%2AMorning%20Brief&utm_campaign=2014_MorningBrief%2005%2016%2014&_r=0
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2014/05/india-modi-leads-bjp-historic-poll-win-2014516143751892711.html

2016: Beijing carefully ignores the 50th anniversary of violent Cultural Revolution
http://www.dw.com/en/beijing-carefully-ignores-anniversary-of-violent-cultural-revolution/a-19260230
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-36299692
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2016/05/china-cultural-revolution-50-media-blackout-160516050538313.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-36284297

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 16 May in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 16 MAY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on May 16, 2018

1817: During the Ambonese uprising against Dutch authority of Thomas Matulesia (Kapitan Pattimura) the Fort of Duurstede is sized and all inhabitants killed
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pattimura
http://www.swiss-belhotel.com/x,973,2063,2370/pattimura-park.html

1817-05-16 Pattimura detroys Fort Duustede

1951: In Korea, new communist offensive

1956: Egypt recognizes People’s Republic of China

1961: A second Geneva conference is convened by the PRC, Cambodia, France, Laos, the Soviet Union, Great Britain, the United States, South Vietnam, North Vietnam, India, Canada, Poland, Burma, and Thailand. The negotiations will lead to the 23 July 1962 accord on Laos

1961: In South Korea, Park Chung-hee leads a bloodless military coup, called the 5.16 Revolution
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Park_Chung-hee
http://www.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,2054405,00.html

1965: In an accident, a bomb destroys USAF base Bien Hoa in South Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/accident-at-bien-hoa-kills-27-u-s-servicemen
http://www.vspa.com/bh-b57-explosion-1965.htm

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

1975: India annexes Sikkim after the mountain state held a referendum where popular vote was in favor of merging with India
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/16-may-1975-sikkim-was-annexed-into-india
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sikkim

1985: In Afghanistan, seven of the main resistance opposition organizations form a common front to oppose the Kabul communist power

1991: China and Russia sign a frontier treaty. Only a very small border dispute is unsolved
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1991_Sino-Soviet_Border_Agreement

2008: USA says it will resume food aid to North Korea

2009: Sri Lankan troops capture the last patch of coastline held by the separatist Tamil Tigers
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2009/05/20095162495687972.html

2011: Kerry visits Pakistan in bid to repair ties, given the tense relations between the two countries following the killing of Osama bin Laden by US forces on Pakistani soil
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/17/world/asia/17kerry.html?_r=1&ref=asia
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2011/05/2011516151041909781.html

2014: China says its oil rig will continue drilling in contested waters in the South China Sea, despite deadly anti-Beijing riots in Vietnam
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-27434945
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/may/16/china-vietnam-protests-territorial-dispute
http://www.voanews.com/media/video/1916188.html

On 16 May in South Asian history

ON 16 MAY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on May 16, 2018

1931: Birth of Natwar Singh, Indian politician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K._Natwar_Singh
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/4414748.stm

1975: India annexes Sikkim after the mountain state held a referendum where popular vote was in favor of merging with India
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/16-may-1975-sikkim-was-annexed-into-india
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sikkim

1985: In Afghanistan, seven of the main resistance opposition organizations form a common front to oppose the Kabul communist power

1996: Shri Krishna Bihari Vajpayee becomes Indian prime minister, but will fail to get a majority and will resign on Mai 31
http://pmindia.gov.in/en/former_pm/shri-atal-bihari-vajpayee/

Vajpayee 3

2008: The 22-year-old 17th Karmapa visits USA
http://www.nbcnews.com/id/24205991/ns/world_news-asia_pacific/t/dalais-heels-another-key-lama-visit-us/#.VzjezhFXrv8

2009: Sri Lankan troops capture the last patch of coastline held by the separatist Tamil Tigers
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2009/05/20095162495687972.html

2009: India’s Congress party wins an almost overwhelming victory in the general elections, leading by more than 60 seats in beating the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). The Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) has won 230 seats out of 525 seats counted so far. The BJP won 160 and Third Force 73. Eighteen seats are still being counted
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2009/05/2009516111237578238.html

2011: Kerry visits Pakistan in bid to repair ties, given the tense relations between the two countries following the killing of Osama bin Laden by US forces on Pakistani soil
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/17/world/asia/17kerry.html?_r=1&ref=asia
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2011/05/2011516151041909781.html

2014: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) swept the Indian election with a landslide win of 283 seats, making it the largest single majority party in nearly 30 years
http://eciresults.nic.in/?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_term=%2AAfPak%20Daily%20Brief&utm_campaign=2014_The%20South%20Asia%20Daily%2005.16.14
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/17/world/asia/india-elections.html?ref=asia&utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_term=%2AMorning%20Brief&utm_campaign=2014_MorningBrief%2005%2016%2014&_r=0
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2014/05/india-modi-leads-bjp-historic-poll-win-2014516143751892711.html

On 16 May in Korean history

1961: In South Korea, Park Chung-hee leads a bloodless military coup, called the 5.16 Revolution
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Park_Chung-hee
http://www.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,2054405,00.html

1982: Birth of Joo Ji-hoon, South Korean actor and model
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Joo_Ji_Hoon

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3tTZYr99sWE

1993: Birth of Lee Ji-eun, Korean singer also known as IU
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IU_(singer)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TBNKF4p6ScU

 

On 16 May in Southeast Asian history

ON 16 MAY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on May 16, 2018

1817: During the Ambonese uprising against Dutch authority of Thomas Matulesia (Kapitan Pattimura) the Fort of Duurstede is sized and all inhabitants killed
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pattimura
http://www.swiss-belhotel.com/x,973,2063,2370/pattimura-park.html

1817-05-16 Pattimura detroys Fort Duustede

1947: Cambodia’s king Norodom Sihanouk establishes a parliamentary monarchy

1961: A second Geneva conference is convened by the PRC, Cambodia, France, Laos, the Soviet Union, Great Britain, the United States, South Vietnam, North Vietnam, India, Canada, Poland, Burma, and Thailand. The negotiations will lead to the 23 July 1962 accord on Laos

1965: In an accident, a bomb destroys USAF base Bien Hoa in South Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/accident-at-bien-hoa-kills-27-u-s-servicemen
http://www.vspa.com/bh-b57-explosion-1965.htm

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

1982: Birth of Billy Crawford, Filipino-American Singer/Musician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Billy_Crawford
http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x7wrr_billy-crawford-tracking_music

2014: China says its oil rig will continue drilling in contested waters in the South China Sea, despite deadly anti-Beijing riots in Vietnam
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-27434945
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/may/16/china-vietnam-protests-territorial-dispute
http://www.voanews.com/media/video/1916188.html

On 16 May in Japan’s history

ON 16 MAY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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

Updated on May 16, 2018

1898: Birth of Kenji Mizoguchi, Japanese film director and screenwriter, who died on August 24, 1956
http://www.brightlightsfilm.com/22/mizoguchi.html

1910: Birth of Higashifushimi Kunihide, Japanese monk and educator who died on January 1,  2014
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Higashifushimi_Kunihide

1975: Junko Tabei, a Japanese mountain-climber, is the first female to reach the summit of Mount Everest, born on 23 May 1939
http://www.everesthistory.com/tabei.htm

1985: Birth of Okura Tadayoshi, Japanese singer
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Okura_Tadayoshi

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dLLCAkF6pAo

1995: Japanese police arrest cult leader Shoko Asahara & charged him with Nerve-gas attack on Tokyo’s subways two months earlier
http://articles.latimes.com/1995-05-16/news/mn-2520_1_shoko-asahara
https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1957&dat=19950516&id=6BQxAAAAIBAJ&sjid=T-AFAAAAIBAJ&pg=2501,3722032&hl=fr

2009: Japan’s opposition Democratic Party has chosen Yukio Hatoyama, the grandson of a former prime minister, as leader ahead of elections later this year
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8053175.stm

On 16 May in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 16 MAY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on May 16, 2018

1947: Zhang Lingfu, Chinese general, born on August 20, 1903, is killed in action
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhang_Lingfu
http://ww2db.com/person_bio.php?person_id=858
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4960.html

1956: Egypt recognizes People’s Republic of China

1961: A second Geneva conference is convened by China, Cambodia, France, Laos, the Soviet Union, Great Britain, the United States, South Vietnam, North Vietnam, India, Canada, Poland, Burma, and Thailand. The negotiations will lead to the 23 July 1962 accord on Laos

1966: The Chinese Communist Party issues the May 16 Notice, marking the beginning of the Cultural Revolution

http://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/watkins/cultrev.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cultural_Revolution#1966:_The_16_Points_and_the_Red_Guards
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-36284297
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4292.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LGpmVs0_Dbc

1968: Birth of Chingmy Yau, Hong Kong actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chingmy_Yau

1991: China and Russia sign a frontier treaty. Only a very small border dispute is unsolved
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1991_Sino-Soviet_Border_Agreement

2008: The 22-year-old 17th Karmapa visits USA
http://www.nbcnews.com/id/24205991/ns/world_news-asia_pacific/t/dalais-heels-another-key-lama-visit-us/#.VzjezhFXrv8

 2012: In a rare sign of open opposition against two of China’s most powerful leaders, a group of retired Communist Party members have called for the resignation of the country’s security boss, Zhou Yongkang, and a top propaganda official, Liu Yunshan.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/17/world/asia/retired-communist-party-members-call-for-2-top-chinese-officials-to-resign.html?_r=1&ref=asia
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-18091298

2014: China says its oil rig will continue drilling in contested waters in the South China Sea, despite deadly anti-Beijing riots in Vietnam
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-27434945
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/may/16/china-vietnam-protests-territorial-dispute
http://www.voanews.com/media/video/1916188.html

2016: Beijing carefully ignores the 50th anniversary of violent Cultural Revolution
http://www.dw.com/en/beijing-carefully-ignores-anniversary-of-violent-cultural-revolution/a-19260230
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-36299692
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2016/05/china-cultural-revolution-50-media-blackout-160516050538313.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-36284297