Daily Archives: 23 juin 2018

On 23 June in Asian history

ON 23 JUNE IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on June 23, 2018

229: Sun Quan proclaims himself emperor of Eastern Wu
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sun_Quan

1180: In Japan, first Battle of Uji, starting the Gempei War
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Uji_%281180%29

1368: Hongwu (Zhu Yuanzhang), becomes the first emperor of the Ming Dynasty, up to his death on June 24, 1398
http://www.buzzle.com/articles/wade-giles-the-hongwu-emperor.html
http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/90001/90782/99727/6937341.html

1534: Birth of Nobunaga Oda, Japanese daimyo, forced to suicide on June 21, 1582
http://www.samurai-archives.com/nobunaga.html

1582: Death of Shimizu Muneharu, Japanese military leader, born in 1537
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Shimizu_Muneharu

1596: De Houtman expedition reaches Banten (now in Indonesia). The initial reception is friendly, but after some rough behavior by the Dutch, the Sultan of Banten, along with the Portuguese stationed in Banten, shell the Dutch ships
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Dutch_Expedition_to_Indonesia

1596-06-23 Houtman à Banten

1615: Death of Mashita Nagamori, Japanese warlord, born in 1545
https://wikivividly.com/wiki/Mashita_Nagamori

1662: Death of Taiwan’s national hero Zheng Chenggong more known as Koxinga, born on August 27, 1624
http://taiwantoday.tw/ct.asp?xItem=169321&CtNode=124
https://en.wikipedia.org/?title=Koxinga#In_Taiwan
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kingdom_of_Tungning

Koxinga statue 2

1757: In India, 3,000 British forces, under the command of Robert Clive, win the Battle of Plassey, defeating 50,000 soldiers of the Nawab of Bengal

http://in.askmen.com/top-10-power-and-money/1101711/video/the-battle-of-plassey-1757
http://www.britishbattles.com/war-in-india/battle-plassey.htm
http://www.sscnet.ucla.edu/southasia/History/British/Plassey.html

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rwgF2-C83hc

1884: A Chinese army defeats the French at Bac Le, Indochina
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bac_Le_Ambush

1898: Emilio Aguinaldo is proclaimed president of the first Philippine Republic but not recognized by the international community
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emilio_Aguinaldo

1906: Birth of King Tribhuvan of Nepal who died on March13, 1955
http://bossnepal.com/father-nation-king-tribhuvan/

1908: Death of Kunikida Doppo, Japanese writer, born on July 15, 1871
http://jamescahill.info/other-peoples-writing/kunikida-doppo-his-place-in-meiji-literature
http://universalium.academic.ru/275420/Kunikida_Doppo

Kunikida Doppo

1914: Death of Bhaktivinoda Thakur, Indian guru and philosopher, born on September 2, 1838
http://www.krishna.com/life-srila-bhaktivinoda-thakur
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bhaktivinoda_Thakur

1924: Birth of Ranasinghe Premadasa, Sri Lanka president (1989-1993), assassinated on May 1, 1993
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ranasinghe_Premadasa

1946 : Mahatma Gandhi advises Congress not to enter into an interim government but only the Constituent Assembly

1946: The National Democratic Front wins a landslide victory in the municipal elections in French India
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Democratic_Front_(French_India)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_India_municipal_election,_1946

1951: Soviet United Nations delegate Jacob Malik proposes cease-fire in Korean War

1954: Outside the official negociating sessions, in the Conference of Geneva, French premier Pierre Mendès France meets Chine Foreign Minister Zhou Enlai

1960: Birth of Tatsuya Uemura, Japanese musician and programmer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tatsuya_Uemura

1962: In Laos, Prince Souvanna Phouma is Prime Minister for the fourth time, up to December 1975
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Souvanna_Phouma

1966: Birth of Richie Ren, Taiwanese musician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richie_Ren

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=75EVhs2uVLU

1969: In Vietnam War, North Vietnamese encircle Ben Het
https://sofrep.com/84326/battle-ben-het-special-forces-camp-june-231969/

1970: Extension of the nippo-American 1960 security treaty

1973: South Korean president Park Chung-hee proclaims  a new foreign policy of peace and reunification with North Korea

1980: Death of Varahagiri Venkata Giri, fourth president of India (1969-1974), born on August 10, 1894
http://www.whereincity.com/india/great-indians/presidents/varahagiri.php

1980: Large Vietnamese raid in Thai territory, causing the tougher stance of Asean on Vietnam

1980: Death of Sanjay Gandhi, Indian politician; son of Indira Gandhi, in a plane crash, born on December 14, 1946
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sanjay_Gandhi
http://www.thehindu.com/books/books-reviews/the-life-and-death-of-sanjay-gandhi/article4428896.ece

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EIvA2i8Hl3M

1985: A terrorist bomb aboard Air India Flight 182 brings the Boeing 747 down off the coast of Ireland killing all 329 aboard.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/june/23/newsid_2518000/2518857.stm
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/june-23-1985-air-india-boeing-747-kanishka-crashes-into-the-atlantic-ocean
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Air_India_Flight_182

1988: Birth of Isabella Leong, Macau-born Hong Kong singer, actress and model
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isabella_Leong
http://www.imdb.fr/name/nm1884816/

1998: In South Korea, a small northerner submarine is hailed in the territorial waters

1996: Sheikh Hasina Bangladesh Prime Minister for the first time, till July 2001
http://www.unfoundation.org/features/cwwl-bios/current-cwwl-members/Sheikh-Hasina.html
http://bdf2018.erd.gov.bd/speakers/h-e-sheikh-hasina/

1998: In South Korea, a small northerner submarine is hailed in the territorial waters

2002: In Malaysia, death of Fadzil Noor, chairman of Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party (Pas)
http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9D07E7D91F3FF936A15755C0A9649C8B63

2002: In Indian Kashmir, Omar Abdullah succeeds his father Farooq Abdullah as chairman of the National coalition ruling the region
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Omar_Abdullah

2005: Philippine president Arroyo is accused of ballot rigging during the last elections. Her husband accused of corruption leaves the country

2007: Death of Vietnamese General Nguyen Chanh Thi, born on February 23, 1923
http://www.nytimes.com/2007/06/26/world/asia/26thi.html
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/06/26/AR2007062602195.html

2009: One of China’s most prominent political activists, Liu Xiabo, is formally arrested for inciting subversion
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8116044.stm

2010: Police in Indonesia have captured one of the most wanted « terrorists » in the country, Abdullah Sonata, an explosives expert
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2010/06/201062315215220293.html

2011: Afghan President Hamid Karzai welcomes his U.S. counterpart Barack Obama’s decision over withdrawal of American forces from Afghanistan
http://english.sina.com/world/p/2011/0623/378821.html
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-13851930

2011: President Nicolas Sarkozy’s office announces a progressive withdrawal of French troops from Afghanistan. The withdrawal of France’s approximately 4,000 troops will follow a timetable comparable to that of the staggered pullout of American troops
http://en.rfi.fr/france/20110623-france-begin-progressive-withdrawal-afghanistan
https://www.ctvnews.ca/french-plan-phased-withdrawal-from-afghanistan-1.661332

2013: Tokyo voters give their support to the economic policies of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe with his party winning a landslide victory in local elections in the capital

2014: The European Union condemns the military takeover in Thailand, saying it was suspending all official visits to the country and shelving important agreements to back up calls for an urgent return to democratic rule
http://www.france24.com/en/20140623-eu-suspends-cooperation-with-thailand-over-military-coup/

2015: Death of Nirmala Joshi, Indian nun, lawyer, and social worker, successor to Mother Teresa, born on July 23, 1934
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/24/world/asia/sister-nirmala-joshi-successor-to-mother-teresa-dies-at-81.html?_r=0
http://www.euronews.com/2015/06/23/india-mourns-the-death-of-mother-teresa-s-successor-sister-nirmala-joshi/
http://indianexpress.com/article/cities/kolkata/sister-nirmala-of-missionaries-of-charity-passes-away/

2017: Thailand passes bill to extend military’s authority for 20 years beyond elections
http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/southeast-asia/article/2099595/thailand-passes-bill-extend-militarys-authority-20-years
http://www.asiaone.com/asia/thai-parliament-approves-bill-which-critics-say-will-prolong-military-role

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 23 June in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 23 JUNE IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on June 23, 2018

1180: In Japan, first Battle of Uji, starting the Gempei War
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Uji_%281180%29

1757: In India, 3,000 British forces, under the command of Robert Clive, win the Battle of Plassey, defeating 50,000 soldiers of the Nawab of Bengal

http://in.askmen.com/top-10-power-and-money/1101711/video/the-battle-of-plassey-1757
http://www.britishbattles.com/war-in-india/battle-plassey.htm
http://www.sscnet.ucla.edu/southasia/History/British/Plassey.html

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rwgF2-C83hc

1884: A Chinese army defeats the French at Bac Le, Indochina
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bac_Le_Ambush

1898: Emilio Aguinaldo is proclaimed president of the first Philippine Republic but not recognized by the international community
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emilio_Aguinaldo

1951: Soviet United Nations delegate Jacob Malik proposes cease-fire in Korean War

1954: Outside the official negociating sessions, in the Conference of Geneva, French premier Pierre Mendès France meets Chine Foreign Minister Zhou Enlai

1969: In Vietnam War, North Vietnamese encircle Ben Het
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/north-vietnamese-encircle-ben-het

1969: In Vietnam War, North Vietnamese encircle Ben Het
https://sofrep.com/84326/battle-ben-het-special-forces-camp-june-231969/

1970: Extension of the nippo-American 1960 security treaty

1973: South Korean president Park Chung-hee proclaims  a new foreign policy of peace and reunification with North Korea

1980: Large Vietnamese raid in Thai territory, causing the tougher stance of Asean on Vietnam

1985: A terrorist bomb aboard Air India Flight 182 brings the Boeing 747 down off the coast of Ireland killing all 329 aboard.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/june/23/newsid_2518000/2518857.stm
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/june-23-1985-air-india-boeing-747-kanishka-crashes-into-the-atlantic-ocean
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Air_India_Flight_182

1998: In South Korea, a small northerner submarine is hailed in the territorial waters

2011: Afghan President Hamid Karzai welcomes his U.S. counterpart Barack Obama’s decision over withdrawal of American forces from Afghanistan
http://english.sina.com/world/p/2011/0623/378821.html
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-13851930

2011: President Nicolas Sarkozy’s office announces a progressive withdrawal of French troops from Afghanistan. The withdrawal of France’s approximately 4,000 troops will follow a timetable comparable to that of the staggered pullout of American troops
http://en.rfi.fr/france/20110623-france-begin-progressive-withdrawal-afghanistan
https://www.ctvnews.ca/french-plan-phased-withdrawal-from-afghanistan-1.661332

On 23 June in South Asian history

ON 23 JUNE IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on June 23, 2018

1757: In India, 3,000 British forces, under the command of Robert Clive, win the Battle of Plassey, defeating 50,000 soldiers of the Nawab of Bengal

http://in.askmen.com/top-10-power-and-money/1101711/video/the-battle-of-plassey-1757
http://www.britishbattles.com/war-in-india/battle-plassey.htm
http://www.sscnet.ucla.edu/southasia/History/British/Plassey.html

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rwgF2-C83hc

1924: Birth of Ranasinghe Premadasa, Sri Lanka president (1989-1993), assassinated on May 1, 1993
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ranasinghe_Premadasa

1946 : Mahatma Gandhi advises Congress not to enter into an interim government but only the Constituent Assembly

1946: The National Democratic Front wins a landslide victory in the municipal elections in French India
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Democratic_Front_(French_India)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_India_municipal_election,_1946

1980: Death of Varahagiri Venkata Giri, fourth president of India (1969-1974), born on August 10, 1894
http://www.whereincity.com/india/great-indians/presidents/varahagiri.php

1980: Death in a plane crash of Sanjay Gandhi, Indian politician; son of Indira Gandhi, born on December 14, 1946
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sanjay_Gandhi
http://www.thehindu.com/books/books-reviews/the-life-and-death-of-sanjay-gandhi/article4428896.ece

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EIvA2i8Hl3M

1985: A terrorist bomb aboard Air India Flight 182 brings the Boeing 747 down off the coast of Ireland killing all 329 aboard.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/june/23/newsid_2518000/2518857.stm
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/june-23-1985-air-india-boeing-747-kanishka-crashes-into-the-atlantic-ocean
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Air_India_Flight_182

1996: Sheikh Hasina Bangladesh prime Minister for the first time, till July 2001
http://www.unfoundation.org/features/cwwl-bios/current-cwwl-members/Sheikh-Hasina.html
http://bdf2018.erd.gov.bd/speakers/h-e-sheikh-hasina/

2002: In Indian Kashmir, Omar Abdullah succeeds his father Farooq Abdullah as chairman of the National coalition ruling the region
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Omar_Abdullah

2011: Afghan President Hamid Karzai welcomes his U.S. counterpart Barack Obama’s decision over withdrawal of American forces from Afghanistan
http://english.sina.com/world/p/2011/0623/378821.html
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-13851930

2011: President Nicolas Sarkozy’s office announces a progressive withdrawal of French troops from Afghanistan. The withdrawal of France’s approximately 4,000 troops will follow a timetable comparable to that of the staggered pullout of American troops
http://en.rfi.fr/france/20110623-france-begin-progressive-withdrawal-afghanistan
https://www.ctvnews.ca/french-plan-phased-withdrawal-from-afghanistan-1.661332

2015: Death of Nirmala Joshi, Indian nun, lawyer, and social worker, successor to Mother Teresa, born on July 23, 1934
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/24/world/asia/sister-nirmala-joshi-successor-to-mother-teresa-dies-at-81.html?_r=0
http://www.euronews.com/2015/06/23/india-mourns-the-death-of-mother-teresa-s-successor-sister-nirmala-joshi/
http://indianexpress.com/article/cities/kolkata/sister-nirmala-of-missionaries-of-charity-passes-away/

On 23 June in Southeast Asian history

ON 23 JUNE IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on June 23, 2018

1596: De Houtman expedition reaches Banten (now in Indonesia). The initial reception is friendly, but after some rough behavior by the Dutch, the Sultan of Banten, along with the Portuguese stationed in Banten, shell the Dutch ships
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Dutch_Expedition_to_Indonesia

1596-06-23 Houtman à Banten

1884: A Chinese army defeats the French at Bac Le, Indochina
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bac_Le_Ambush

1898: Emilio Aguinaldo is proclaimed president of the first Philippine Republic but not recognized by the international community
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emilio_Aguinaldo

1954: Outside the official negociating sessions, in the Conference of Geneva, French premier Pierre Mendès France meets Chine Foreign Minister Zhou Enlai

1962: In Laos, Prince Souvanna Phouma is Prime Minister for the fourth time, up to December 1975
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Souvanna_Phouma

1969: In Vietnam War, North Vietnamese encircle Ben Het
https://sofrep.com/84326/battle-ben-het-special-forces-camp-june-231969/

1980: Large Vietnamese raid in Thai territory, causing the tougher stance of Asean on Vietnam

2002: In Malaysia, death of Fadzil Noor, chairman of Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party (Pas)
http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9D07E7D91F3FF936A15755C0A9649C8B63

2005: Philippine president Arroyo is accused of ballot rigging during the last elections. Her husband accused of corruption leaves the country

2007: Death of Vietnamese General Nguyen Chanh Thi, born on February 23, 1923
http://www.nytimes.com/2007/06/26/world/asia/26thi.html
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/06/26/AR2007062602195.html

2010: Police in Indonesia have captured one of the most wanted « terrorists » in the country, Abdullah Sonata, an explosives expert
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2010/06/201062315215220293.html

2014: The European Union condemns the military takeover in Thailand, saying it was suspending all official visits to the country and shelving important agreements to back up calls for an urgent return to democratic rule
http://www.france24.com/en/20140623-eu-suspends-cooperation-with-thailand-over-military-coup/

2017: Thailand passes bill to extend military’s authority for 20 years beyond elections
http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/southeast-asia/article/2099595/thailand-passes-bill-extend-militarys-authority-20-years
http://www.asiaone.com/asia/thai-parliament-approves-bill-which-critics-say-will-prolong-military-role

On 23 June in Japan’s history

ON 23 JUNE IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on June 23, 2018

1180: In Japan, first Battle of Uji, starting the Gempei War
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Uji_%281180%29

1534: Birth of Nobunaga Oda, Japanese daimyo, forced to suicide on June 21, 1582
http://www.samurai-archives.com/nobunaga.html

1582: Death of Shimizu Muneharu, Japanese military leader, born in 1537
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Shimizu_Muneharu

1615: Death of Mashita Nagamori, Japanese warlord, born in 1545
https://wikivividly.com/wiki/Mashita_Nagamori

1908: Death of Kunikida Doppo, Japanese writer, born on July 15, 1871
http://jamescahill.info/other-peoples-writing/kunikida-doppo-his-place-in-meiji-literature
http://universalium.academic.ru/275420/Kunikida_Doppo

Kunikida Doppo

1960: Birth of Tatsuya Uemura, Japanese musician and programmer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tatsuya_Uemura

1970: Extension of the nippo-American 1960 security treaty

2013: Tokyo voters give their support to the economic policies of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe with his party winning a landslide victory in local elections in the capital

 

On 23 June in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 23 JUNE IN CHINESE HISTORY INCLUDING TAIWAN

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Updated on June 23, 2018

229: Sun Quan proclaims himself emperor of Eastern Wu
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sun_Quan

1368: Hongwu (Zhu Yuanzhang), becomes the first emperor of the Ming Dynasty, up to his death on June 24, 1398
http://www.buzzle.com/articles/wade-giles-the-hongwu-emperor.html
http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/90001/90782/99727/6937341.html

1662: Death of Taiwan’s national hero Zheng Chenggong more known as Koxinga, born on August 27, 1624
https://en.wikipedia.org/?title=Koxinga#In_Taiwan
http://taiwantoday.tw/ct.asp?xItem=169321&CtNode=124
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kingdom_of_Tungning

Koxinga statue 2

1884: A Chinese army defeats the French at Bac Le, Indochina
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bac_Le_Ambush

1954: Outside the official negociating sessions, in the Conference of Geneva, French premier Pierre Mendès France meets Chine Foreign Minister Zhou Enlai

1966: Birth of Richie Ren, Taiwanese musician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richie_Ren

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=75EVhs2uVLU

1988: Birth of Isabella Leong, Macau-born Hong Kong singer, actress and model
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isabella_Leong
http://www.imdb.fr/name/nm1884816/

2009: One of China’s most prominent political activists, Liu Xiabo, is formally arrested for inciting subversion
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8116044.stm