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On 6 June in Asian history

 

1971-06-06 Long Khanh

ON 6 JUNE IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on 6 June 2018

1236: Birth of Wen Tianxiang, Chinese Song premier who was executed on January 9, 1283
http://www.chinaknowledge.de/History/Song/personswentianxiang.html

1393: Death of Japanese emperor Go-En’yu (1371-1382), born January 11, 1359
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Go-En’yu

1583: Death of Nakagawa Kiyohide, Japanese warlord, born in 1556
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Nakagawa_Kiyohide

1584: Birth of Yuan Chonghuan, Ming General, executed on September 22, 1630
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yuan_Chonghuan

1644: The Qing dynasty Manchu forces led by the Shunzhi Emperor capture Beijing during the collapse of the Ming dynasty
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Shunzhi_Emperor
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/5553.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shunzhi_Emperor

1674: Shivaji Bhosle crowns himself and founds the Maratha Empire
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shivaji

1807: Birth of Thieu Tri, the third emperor of the Nguyen Dynasty of Vietnam, who died on November 4, 1847
http://madmonarchist.blogspot.fr/2014/09/monarch-profile-emperor-thieu-tri-of.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thieu_Tri

1882: More than 100,000 inhabitants of Bombay are killed as a cyclone in the Arabian Sea pushes huge waves into the harbour

1884: The Treaty of Hue or Protectorate Treaty or Patenôtre Treaty is concluded between France and Vietnam
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Hu%C3%A9_(1884)

1885: Birth of Kawabata Ryushi, Japanese painter who died on April 4, 1966
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kawabata_Ryushi
http://www.artnet.fr/artist/690630/ryushi-kawabata.html
http://www.google.fr/search?q=Kawabata+Ryushi&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&prmd=ivns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=xuzrTYqHLMut8QPg45WjAQ&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&ved=0CA4Q_AUoAQ&biw=1017&bih=484

1891: Birth of Maasti Venkatesh Iyengar, Karnatakaian poet and playwright, who died on June 6, 1986
http://ellakavi.wordpress.com/2007/07/22/maasti-venkatesh-iyengarthe-father-of-kannada-short-stories/

1900: In China, anti-foreigners Boxers rebels cut off all railroad links between Peking and Tientsin, main port city of Péking
http://russojapanesewar.com/boxers.html

1901: Birth of Sukarno, first president of Indonesia (1945-1967) who died on June 21, 1970
http://info-biography.blogspot.fr/2010/03/biography-ir-soekarno-indonesian-first.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sukarno

1916: Death of Yuan Shikai, Chinese General and politician who has ruled much of China since 1912, born on September 16, 1859
http://www.chinahighlights.com/travelguide/china-history/yuan-shikai.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/5557.html

1929: Birth of Sunil Dutt, Indian actor and politician, who died on May 25, 2005 of heart attack
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sunil_Dutt
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0004570/

1936: Birth of D. Ramanaidu, Indian producer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/D._Ramanaidu

1941: Talks between Dutch and Japanese collapse. Netherlands Indies government replies that no concessions to Japan will be made, and that all strategic products (including oil and rubber) have been contracted for shipment to Britain and the United States

1942: During the Battle of Midway. U.S. Navy dive bombers sink the Japanese cruiser Mikuma and four Japanese carriers
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_cruiser_Mikuma
https://www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar/OnlineLibrary/photos/events/wwii-pac/midway/mid-10a.htm

1952: In Vietnam, after Tran Van Huu resigned, Nguyen Van Tam forms a new cabinet till December 1953
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tran_Van_Huu
http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9C0CE3D9173FF93BA15752C1A966958260

1952: Birth of Yukihiro Takahashi, Japanese musician and singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yukihiro_Takahashi

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cq6e7sLeeeM

1957: Birth of Balanadarajah Iyer, Sri Lankan poet and activist, gunned down on August 16, 2004
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Balanadarajah_Iyer

Balanadarajah Iyer

1967: Soviet Union recognizes the borders and the neutrality of Cambodia

1971: During the Vietnam War, the Battle of Long Khanh between Australian and Vietnamese communist forces begins
 
https://thevietnamwartheaustralianexperience.wikispaces.com/Battle+of+Long+Khanh
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Long_Khanh
http://regimental-books.com.au/shop/the-battle-of-long-khanh-3rar-vietnam-1971-p-185

1971-06-06 Long Khanh

1975: Birth of Cheer Chen, Taiwanese singer and musician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cheer_Chen
http://www.flickr.com/groups/cheerchen/

1976: Philippines and Soviet Union normalize their diplomatic relations

1977: Birth of Matsu Takako, Japanese actress and singer
http://yummycelebrities.com/2005/09/14/takako-matsu/

1983: Birth of Guo Jingming; Chinese writer and director
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guo_Jingming
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/entertainment/guojingming/

1984: The last Sikh separatist militants at the shrine of Golden Temple of Amritsar surrender
http://www.guardian.co.uk/theguardian/1984/jun/07/fromthearchive

1984 : Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale, a charismatic Sikh preacher, who became a symbol of militant religious fundamentalism and anti-establishment fervour in the early 1980s, is killed during the Indian army’s storming of the Golden Temple, born on June 2, 1947
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jarnail_Singh_Bhindranwale
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/6-june-1984-jarnail-singh-bhindranwale-militant-sikh-religious-preacher-died
http://www.sikh-history.com/sikhhist/personalities/bhindrenwale.html

1986: Birth of Bhavana Balachandran, Indian actress
 http://www.nidokidos.org/threads/9634-Bhavana-Balachandran

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kW3Jw6qzgrk

1986: Death of Maasti Venkatesh Iyengar, Karnatakaian poet and playwright, born on June 6, 1891
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Masti_Venkatesha_Iyengar
http://www.karnatakaspider.com/resources/3343-Kannada-Jnanapeetha-awardee-kannadada-Aasti.aspx

1986: Birth of Kim Hyun Joong, Korean singer (SS501)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kim_Hyun_Joong

1992: Birth of Kim Hyun-a, Korean singer, dancer, and model
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyuna

1993: Mongolia holds its first direct presidential election

1998: In Indonesia, the human right commission says that the 12 to 15 May riots cause 1188 killed

2000: In Irian Jaya, a « Papuan Congress » symbolically proclaims independence

2003: Cambodia government and United Nations agree on the formation of a tribunal in charge to try the former Khmer Rouge leaders for crime against humanity

2003: Following huge demonstrations against his appointment, Nepal’s premier Lokendra Bahadur Chand resigns
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lokendra_Bahadur_Chand

2004: Tamil is established as a classical language by the president of India, in a join sitting of the two houses of the parliament

2011: US drone strikes kill many in Pakistan. At least 19 people killed in tribal areas after two blasts a day earlier left 24 dead
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2011/06/2011664394702821.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-13663847
http://www.france24.com/en/20110606-least-17-killed-us-drone-strike-pakistan

2012: Leading Chinese dissident Li Wangyang, jailed for more than 22 years after the 1989 Tiananmen democracy protests, died in strange circumstances
http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20120606-350971.html
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/06/20126741641903162.html

2013: Nicaragua awards a Chinese company a 100-year concession to build an alternative to the Panama Canal, in a step that looks set to have profound geopolitical ramifications
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/jun/06/nicaragua-china-panama-canal

2014: The front-runner in Afghan’s presidential election, Abdullah Abdullah, survives a suicide bomb attack targeted at his convoy in Kabul
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-27731116
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2014/06/afghan-presidential-candidate-survives-blast-201466931968347.html

2015: Bangladesh and India seal a historic land pact to swap territories, which will finally allow tens of thousands of people living in border enclaves to choose their nationality after decades of stateless limbo.
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-33033342
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2015/06/india-bangladesh-seal-land-swap-deal-150606012711866.html
http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/india-bangladesh-seal-historic-land-boundary-agreement/

2016: A court in the Maldives jails former Vice-President Ahmed Adeeb for 10 years on terrorism charges, after a closed-door trial that was denounced by the opposition as flawed
http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/south-asia/maldives-former-vice-president-jailed-on-terrorism-charges

2017: Sher Bahadur Deuba elected Nepal’s prime minister … for the fourth time
http://www.dw.com/en/nepal-parliament-elects-sher-bahadur-deuba-as-new-prime-minister/a-39137708
http://www.asiaone.com/asia/nepal-parliament-elects-new-prime-minister
http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com/news/2017-06-07/pm-deuba-assumes-office-first-cabinet-meeting-sets-five-priorities.html

Myanmar foreign policy & defense

6 JUNE 2018

Myanmar and UN reach agreement on Rohingya repatriation process

Myanmar signed an agreement on Wednesday with United Nations agencies to help kickstart a voluntary repatriation process for some of the 700,000 Rohingya refugees who now reside in temporary camps in Bangladesh
http://sea-globe.com/myanmar-and-un-reach-agreement-on-rohingya-repatriation-process/
https://www.trtworld.com/asia/myanmar-un-sign-pact-on-initial-steps-for-rohingya-return-18016

24 APRIL 2018

How China gets what it wants in Myanmar

With all the Western outfits involved in Myanmar’s peace process effectively sidelined, China has emerged as the only outside force that matters due to its substantial leverage over both insurgents and the government
http://www.atimes.com/article/how-china-gets-what-it-wants-in-myanmar/

Myanmar’s Role in China’s Maritime Silk Road Initiative

 This article argues that the origins and theoretical underpinnings of Xi Jinping’s Belt and Road Initiative can actually be traced back to the mid-1980s, that is, almost three decades before the official media unveiled the Maritime Silk Road Initiative (MSRI)
https://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/Y7ksxBePamra9INHyyWq/full#.Ws07Y82fV1A.linkedin

19 MARCH 2018

Aung San Suu Kyi cancels rare public speech during Australia visit

Controversial State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi has canceled a rare public appearance in Australia due to ill health, where she was expected to face questions from the audience
https://edition.cnn.com/2018/03/19/asia/aung-san-suu-kyi-rohingya-turnbull-intl/index.html
https://www.trtworld.com/asia/myanmar-s-suu-kyi-cancels-speech-at-think-tank-event-in-australia-16021

26 FEBRUARY 2018

EU agrees to prepare sanctions on Myanmar generals over Rohingya plight

European Union foreign ministers have agreed to prepare sanctions against senior Myanmar military officers over « serious and systematic » rights abuses against the country’s Rohingya Muslim community
http://www.presstv.com/Detail/2018/02/26/553687/EU-Myanmar-Rohingya-UN

11 FEBRUARY 2018

British Foreign secretary Boris Johnson pushes Aung San Suu Kyi on Rohingya refugees

Boris Johnson has told Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi the UN refugee agency must be allowed to supervise the return of Rohingya refugees, saying it was clear many were terrified to return home
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/feb/11/boris-johnson-pushes-aung-san-suu-kyi-on-rohingya-refugees
http://www.presstv.com/Detail/2018/02/11/552033/UK-Myanmar-Rohingya
http://www.euronews.com/2018/02/11/boris-johnson-and-aung-san-suu-kyi-discuss-rohingya-crisis

25 JANUARY 2018

Rohingya crisis: US diplomat quits Myanmar panel over Aung San Suu Kyi ‘whitewashing’

Bill Richardson, an old friend of Myanmar’s leader, has said he will not be a « cheerleader » for her government. Myanmar has hit back at what it called a « personal attack » on Aung San Suu Kyi
http://www.dw.com/en/rohingya-crisis-us-diplomat-quits-myanmar-panel-over-aung-san-suu-kyi-whitewashing/a-42300103
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-42810776

11 JANUARY 2018

Is Myanmar ready to end its ‘marriage of convenience’ to North Korea?

The growing pressure on the international community to adhere to and enforce UN-mandated sanctions on Pyongyang has once again revealed the persistence of clandestine military ties between Myanmar and North Korea
http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2018/01/11/is-myanmar-ready-to-end-its-marriage-of-convenience-to-north-korea/

25 DECEMBER 2017

China and Russia oppose UN resolution on Rohingya

The UN general assembly has urged Myanmar to end a military campaign against Muslim Rohingya and called for the appointment of a UN special envoy, despite opposition from China, Russia and some regional countries
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/dec/24/china-russia-oppose-un-resolution-myanmar-rohingya-muslims
https://www.trtworld.com/asia/china-russia-oppose-un-resolution-to-appoint-a-special-envoy-to-myanmar-13607

20 DECEMBER 2017

Burma bans UN human rights investigator from probing anti-Rohingya atrocities

Burma has banned a UN special investigator on human rights from visiting the country, triggering widespread condemnation and raising new concerns about its apparent refusal to address allegations of ethnic cleaning of a Muslim minority
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/burma-un-human-rights-investigator-ban-rohingya-muslims-killings-yanghee-lee-rakhine-state-a8120646.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-42425217

28 NOVEMVER 2017

Pope Francis calls for respect for each person and ethnic group in Myanmar

Pope Francis called for respect for each ethnic group and its identity in Myanmar, amid international scrutiny over the mass exodus caused by a military crackdown in its troubled western Rakhine state
http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/se-asia/pope-francis-meets-myanmar-leader-aung-san-suu-kyi
http://www.dw.com/en/myanmar-pope-francis-meets-aung-san-suu-kyi-amid-rohingya-crisis/a-41557388
https://www.chinadailyasia.com/articles/193/74/48/1511882035456.html

27 NOVEMBER 2017

Pope Francis arrives in Myanmar on diplomatically sensitive visit amid Rohingya refugee crisis

Thousands of Catholics have gathered in Yangon after journeys by train and bus, excited to get a glimpse of Pope Francis, who has begun a trip to Myanmar fraught with diplomatic risk due to the nation’s treatment of the minority Muslim Rohingya people
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/pope-francis-arrives-in-myanmar-on-high-stakes-visit-9444010
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-11-27/pope-francis-visits-myanmar-amid-rohingya-crisis/9198134?section=world
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-42132594

23 NOVEMBER 2017

Myanmar, Bangladesh ink Rohingya return deal

Myanmar and Bangladesh signed an accord on Thursday (Nov 23) over terms for the return of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who have fled to Bangladesh, both governments said, amid concern that Myanmar’s powerful army could prove obstructive
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/myanmar-bangladesh-ink-rohingya-return-deal-9432828
http://www.observerbd.com/details.php?id=107505
http://www.dw.com/en/rohingya-myanmar-and-bangladesh-sign-deal-to-repatriate-refugees/a-41497951

17 NOVEMBER 2017

Secretary Tillerson signals shift in US policy toward Burma

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson just concluded a visit to Burma where he called upon the government to investigate allegations of atrocities committed by the Burmese military against the Rohingya
http://www.heritage.org/asia/commentary/secretary-tillerson-signals-shift-us-policy-toward-burma
http://edition.cnn.com/2017/11/15/asia/tillerson-myanmar-rohingya/index.html

2 NOVEMBER 2017

Over half a million Rohingya Muslims must return to Myanmar’s Rakhine as citizens: UN

The head of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) says Myanmar must grant citizenship to hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims so that they can return to the Southeast Asian country they fled government-run violence against the persecuted minority group
http://www.presstv.com/Detail/2017/11/02/540786/Myanmar-Rohingyas-UN-citizenship-Rakhine-Suu-Kyi-Bangladesh
http://www.mizzima.com/news-domestic-international/myanmar-refugees-must-return-citizens-un-refugee-chief

29 SEPTEMBER 2017

UN chief urges Burma to end ‘nightmare’ for Rohingyas

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged Myanmar’s authorities on Thursday to immediately end military operations that have sent over 500,000 Rohingya Muslims fleeing to Bangladesh
http://www.france24.com/en/20170929-united-nations-chief-guterres-urges-burma-myanmar-end-nightmare-rohingyas
http://edition.cnn.com/2017/09/28/asia/myanmar-un-security-council/index.html

19 SEPTEMBER 2017

Aung San Suu Kyi says Burma does not fear scrutiny, but refuses to blame army for abuse of Rohingya

In refusing to acknowledge what is happening in Rakhine state and using her position to promote the idea that abuses against the Rohingya are not being perpetrated or will not be punished, the Myanmar leader is belying the claim she made during the televised address that, ‘Our government has emerged as a body committed to human rights’
http://edition.cnn.com/2017/09/18/asia/aung-san-suu-kyi-speech-rohingya/index.html
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2017/09/aung-san-suu-kyi-condemns-human-rights-violations-170919034711821.html
https://www.thenational.ae/world/asia/aung-san-suu-kyi-speech-those-looking-for-rohingya-intervention-may-now-want-to-give-up-1.629930

14 SEPTEMBER 2017

UN urges Myanmar to end Rohingya violence

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and the UN Security Council called on Myanmar’s government to end its military campaign against the Rohingya
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2017/09/urges-rohingya-violence-170913174112622.html
http://www.euronews.com/2017/09/13/un-urges-end-to-rohingya-violence-in-myanmar

24 AUGUST 2017

Myanmar’s Rakhine a human rights crisis: Kofi Annan

The Rakhine Advisory Commission, led by its chairman, the former UN Chief Kofi Annan, gave this assessment, without identifying the Rohingyas by name, in its final report released on Thursday
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/myanmar-s-rakhine-a-human-rights-crisis-kofi-annan-9153350

11 JULY 2017

India-Myanmar: Fast-tracking the Eastward Push

Bilateral relations between India and Myanmar have historically been uneven and contingent on specific leadership approaches on both sides. Under India’s incumbent Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi, this complex relationship has seen renewed commitment within the broader agenda of “Act East” – a timely upgradation of India’s post-Cold War tilt towards southeast Asia and beyond
http://www.ipcs.org/article/india/india-myanmar-fast-tracking-the-eastward-push-5323.html

4 MAY 2017

Vatican and Myanmar establish diplomatic relations as Suu Kyi visits

The Vatican and Myanmar established full diplomatic relations on Thursday in the latest step in the former pariah Asian state’s rehabilitation by the international community
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Pope-Francis-and-Aung-San-Suu-Kyi-establish-full-diplomatic-relations-40650.html
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/vatican-and-myanmar-agree-to-establish-diplomatic-ties-8818552

11 APRIL 2017

China, Burma reach deal on oil pipeline after nearly a decade of talks

China and Burma (Myanmar) have reached an agreement on an oil pipeline between the neighbouring countries after almost a decade of talks, with the project due to start “very quickly”, Chinese vice foreign minister Liu Zhenmin said
https://asiancorrespondent.com/2017/04/china-burma-reach-deal-oil-pipeline-nearly-decade-talks/#uvt4L56RjYUdgljc.97
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/25676-myanmar-and-china-sign-crude-oil-pipeline-agreement.html

24 MARCH 2017

UN to probe alleged crimes against Rohingya in Myanmar

UN mission will investigate allegations of killings, rape and torture by security forces against Rohingya in Myanmar
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2017/03/probe-alleged-crimes-rohingya-myanmar-170324113526685.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-39380041

17 MARCH 2017

China, Russia block UN statement on Myanmar

China and Russia blocked a proposed UN Security Council statement on Friday that would have expressed concern over the tense situation in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, diplomats said
http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/southeast-asia/article/2080159/china-russia-block-un-statement-myanmar

3 FEBRUARY 2017

UN condemns ‘devastating’ Rohingya abuse in Myanmar

The UN has accused security forces in Myanmar of committing serious human rights abuses, including gang-rape, savage beatings and child Killing
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-38858655
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2017/02/rohingyas-killed-myanmar-crackdown-170203101817841.html

 

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 6 June in Asian history

1971-06-06 Long Khanh

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 6 JUNE IN ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on 6 June 2018

1644: The Qing dynasty Manchu forces led by the Shunzhi Emperor capture Beijing during the collapse of the Ming dynasty
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Shunzhi_Emperor
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/5553.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shunzhi_Emperor

1884: The Treaty of Hue or Protectorate Treaty or Patenôtre Treaty is concluded between France and Vietnam
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Hu%C3%A9_(1884)

1900: In China, anti-foreigners Boxers rebels cut off all railroad links between Peking and Tientsin, main port city of Péking
http://russojapanesewar.com/boxers.html

1941: Talks between Dutch and Japanese collapse. Netherlands Indies government replies that no concessions to Japan will be made, and that all strategic products (including oil and rubber) have been contracted for shipment to Britain and the United States

1942: During the Battle of Midway. U.S. Navy dive bombers sink the Japanese cruiser Mikuma and four Japanese carriers
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_cruiser_Mikuma
https://www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar/OnlineLibrary/photos/events/wwii-pac/midway/mid-10a.htm

1967: Soviet Union recognizes the borders and the neutrality of Cambodia

1971: During the Vietnam War, the Battle of Long Khanh between Australian and Vietnamese communist forces begins
https://thevietnamwartheaustralianexperience.wikispaces.com/Battle+of+Long+Khanh
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Long_Khanh
http://regimental-books.com.au/shop/the-battle-of-long-khanh-3rar-vietnam-1971-p-185

1971-06-06 Long Khanh

1976: Philippines and Soviet Union normalize their diplomatic relations

1984: The last Sikh separatist militants at the shrine of Golden Temple of Amritsar surrender. Jamail Singh Bhindranwale, leader of Damdami Taksal, is killed
http://www.guardian.co.uk/theguardian/1984/jun/07/fromthearchive
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/indian-army-storms-golden-temple

1998: In Indonesia, the human right commission says that the 12 to 15 May riots cause 1188 killed

2000: In Irian Jaya, a « Papuan Congress » symbolically proclaims independence

2011: US drone strikes kill many in Pakistan. At least 19 people killed in tribal areas after two blasts a day earlier left 24 dead
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2011/06/2011664394702821.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-13663847
http://www.france24.com/en/20110606-least-17-killed-us-drone-strike-pakistan

2013: Nicaragua has awarded a Chinese company a 100-year concession to build an alternative to the Panama Canal, in a step that looks set to have profound geopolitical ramifications
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/jun/06/nicaragua-china-panama-canal

2015: Bangladesh and India seal a historic land pact to swap territories, which will finally allow tens of thousands of people living in border enclaves to choose their nationality after decades of stateless limbo.
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-33033342
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2015/06/india-bangladesh-seal-land-swap-deal-150606012711866.html
http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/india-bangladesh-seal-historic-land-boundary-agreement/

 

On 6 June in South Asian history

 ON 6 JUNE IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on 6 June 2018

1674: Shivaji Bhosle crowns himself and founds the Maratha Empire
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shivaji

1882: More than 100,000 inhabitants of Bombay are killed as a cyclone in the Arabian Sea pushes huge waves into the Harbour

1891: Birth of Maasti Venkatesh Iyengar, Karnatakaian poet and playwright, who died on June 6, 1986
http://ellakavi.wordpress.com/2007/07/22/maasti-venkatesh-iyengarthe-father-of-kannada-short-stories/

1929: Birth of Sunil Dutt, Indian actor and politician, who died on May 25, 2005 of heart attack
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sunil_Dutt
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0004570/

1936: Birth of D. Ramanaidu, Indian producer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/D._Ramanaidu

1957: Birth of Balanadarajah Iyer, Sri Lankan poet and activist, gunned down on August 16, 2004
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Balanadarajah_Iyer

Balanadarajah Iyer

1984: The last Sikh separatist militants at the shrine of Golden Temple of Amritsar surrender
http://www.guardian.co.uk/theguardian/1984/jun/07/fromthearchive
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/indian-army-storms-golden-temple

1984 : Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale, a charismatic Sikh preacher, who became a symbol of militant religious fundamentalism and anti-establishment fervour in the early 1980s, is killed during the Indian army’s storming of the Golden Temple, born on June 2, 1947
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jarnail_Singh_Bhindranwale
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/6-june-1984-jarnail-singh-bhindranwale-militant-sikh-religious-preacher-died
http://www.sikh-history.com/sikhhist/personalities/bhindrenwale.html

1986: Birth of Bhavana Balachandran, Indian actress
 http://www.nidokidos.org/threads/9634-Bhavana-Balachandran

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kW3Jw6qzgrk

1986: Death of Maasti Venkatesh Iyengar, Karnatakaian poet and playwright, born on June 6, 1891
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Masti_Venkatesha_Iyengar
http://www.karnatakaspider.com/resources/3343-Kannada-Jnanapeetha-awardee-kannadada-Aasti.aspx

2003: Following huge demonstrations against his appointment, Nepal’s premier Lokendra Bahadur Chand resigns
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lokendra_Bahadur_Chand

2004: Tamil is established as a classical language by the president of India, in a join sitting of the two houses of the parliament

2011: US drone strikes kill many in Pakistan. At least 19 people killed in tribal areas after two blasts a day earlier left 24 dead
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2011/06/2011664394702821.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-13663847
http://www.france24.com/en/20110606-least-17-killed-us-drone-strike-pakistan

2014: The front-runner in Afghan’s presidential election, Abdullah Abdullah, has survived a suicide bomb attack targeted at his convoy in Kabul
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-27731116
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2014/06/afghan-presidential-candidate-survives-blast-201466931968347.html

2015: Bangladesh and India seal a historic land pact to swap territories, which will finally allow tens of thousands of people living in border enclaves to choose their nationality after decades of stateless limbo.
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-33033342
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2015/06/india-bangladesh-seal-land-swap-deal-150606012711866.html
http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/india-bangladesh-seal-historic-land-boundary-agreement/

2016: A court in the Maldives jails former Vice-President Ahmed Adeeb for 10 years on terrorism charges, after a closed-door trial that was denounced by the opposition as flawed
http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/south-asia/maldives-former-vice-president-jailed-on-terrorism-charges

2017: Sher Bahadur Deuba elected Nepal’s prime minister … for the fourth time
http://www.dw.com/en/nepal-parliament-elects-sher-bahadur-deuba-as-new-prime-minister/a-39137708
http://www.asiaone.com/asia/nepal-parliament-elects-new-prime-minister
http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com/news/2017-06-07/pm-deuba-assumes-office-first-cabinet-meeting-sets-five-priorities.html

On 6 June in Southeast Asian history

ON 6 JUNE IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on 6 June 2018

1807: Birth of Thieu Tri, the third emperor of the Nguyen Dynasty of Vietnam, who died on November 4, 1847
http://madmonarchist.blogspot.fr/2014/09/monarch-profile-emperor-thieu-tri-of.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thieu_Tri

1884: The Treaty of Hue or Protectorate Treaty or Patenôtre Treaty is concluded between France and Vietnam
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Hu%C3%A9_(1884)

1901: Birth of Sukarno, first president of Indonesia (1945-1967) who died on June 21, 1970
http://info-biography.blogspot.fr/2010/03/biography-ir-soekarno-indonesian-first.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sukarno

1941: Talks between Dutch and Japanese collapse. Netherlands Indies government replies that no concessions to Japan will be made, and that all strategic products (including oil and rubber) have been contracted for shipment to Britain and the United States

1952: In Vietnam, after Tran Van Huu resigned, Nguyen Van Tam forms a new cabinet till December 1953
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tran_Van_Huu
http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9C0CE3D9173FF93BA15752C1A966958260

1967: Soviet Union recognizes the borders and the neutrality of Cambodia

1971: During the Vietnam War, the Battle of Long Khanh between Australian and Vietnamese communist forces begins
http://regimental-books.com.au/shop/the-battle-of-long-khanh-3rar-vietnam-1971-p-185
https://thevietnamwartheaustralianexperience.wikispaces.com/Battle+of+Long+Khanh
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Long_Khanhhttp://regimental-books.com.au/shop/the-battle-of-long-khanh-3rar-vietnam-1971-p-1851975

1971-06-06 Long Khanh

1976: Philippines and Soviet Union normalize their diplomatic relations

1990: Birth of Raisa Andriana, Indonesian singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raisa_Andriana

1998: In Indonesia, the human right commission says that the 12 to 15 May riots cause 1188 killed

2000: In Irian Jaya, a « Papuan Congress » symbolically proclaims independence

2003: Cambodia government and United Nations agree on the formation of a tribunal in charge to try the former Khmer Rouge leaders for crime against humanity

 

On 6 June in Japan’s history

ON 6 JUNE IN JAPANESE HISTORY

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Updated on 6 June 2018

1393: Death of Emperor Go-En’yu (1371-1382), born January 11, 1359
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Go-En’yu

1583: Death of Nakagawa Kiyohide, Japanese warlord, born in 1556
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Nakagawa_Kiyohide

1885: Birth of Kawabata Ryushi, Japanese painter who died on April 4, 1966
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kawabata_Ryushi
http://www.artnet.fr/artist/690630/ryushi-kawabata.html
http://www.google.fr/search?q=Kawabata+Ryushi&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&prmd=ivns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=xuzrTYqHLMut8QPg45WjAQ&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&ved=0CA4Q_AUoAQ&biw=1017&bih=484

1941: Talks between Dutch and Japanese collapse. Netherlands Indies government replies that no concessions to Japan will be made, and that all strategic products (including oil and rubber) have been contracted for shipment to Britain and the United States

1942: During the Battle of Midway. U.S. Navy dive bombers sink the Japanese cruiser Mikuma and four Japanese carriers
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_cruiser_Mikuma

1952: Birth of Yukihiro Takahashi, Japanese musician and singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yukihiro_Takahashi

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cq6e7sLeeeM

1977: Birth of Matsu Takako, Japanese actress and singer
http://yummycelebrities.com/2005/09/14/takako-matsu/

 

On 6 June in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 6 JUNE IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on 6 June 2018

1236: Birth of Wen Tianxiang, Chinese Song premier who was executed on January 9, 1283
http://www.chinaknowledge.de/History/Song/personswentianxiang.html

1584: Birth of Yuan Chonghuan, Ming General, executed on September 22, 1630
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yuan_Chonghuan

1644: The Qing dynasty Manchu forces led by the Shunzhi Emperor capture Beijing during the collapse of the Ming dynasty
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Shunzhi_Emperor
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/5553.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shunzhi_Emperor

1900: In China, anti-foreigners Boxers rebels cut off all railroad links between Peking and Tientsin, main port city of Peking
http://russojapanesewar.com/boxers.html

1916: Death of Yuan Shikai, Chinese General and politician who has ruled much of China since 1912, born on September 16, 1859
http://www.chinahighlights.com/travelguide/china-history/yuan-shikai.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/5557.html

1975: Birth of Cheer Chen, Taiwanese singer and musician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cheer_Chen
http://www.flickr.com/groups/cheerchen/

1983: Birth of Guo Jingming; Chinese writer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guo_Jingming
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/entertainment/guojingming/

2012: Leading Chinese dissident Li Wangyang, jailed for more than 22 years after the 1989 Tiananmen democracy protests, died in strange circumstances in central China, his family and rights groups said.
http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20120606-350971.html
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/06/20126741641903162.html

2013: Nicaragua awards a Chinese company a 100-year concession to build an alternative to the Panama Canal, in a step that looks set to have profound geopolitical ramifications
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/jun/06/nicaragua-china-panama-canal