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On 24 July in Asian history

ON 24 JULY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 24, 2018

811: Death of Gao Ying, Chinese chancellor, born in 740
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gao_Ying

923: Birth of Emperor Suzaku of Japan who died on August 15, 952
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Suzaku

1073: Death of Northern Song Dynasty neo-confucian philosopher Zhou Dunyi, born in 1017
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Zhou_Dunyi
http://www2.kenyon.edu/Depts/Religion/Fac/Adler/Writings/Chou.htm

1129: Death of Shirakawa, 72nd emperor of Japan (1073-1087), born on July 7, 1053
 https://www.britannica.com/biography/Shirakawa

1206 : Qutb-ud-din-Aibak is crowned in Lahore upon the death of Muhammad of Ghur http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/july-24-1206-qutub-ud-din-aibak-is-crowned-at-lahore
http://www.historydiscussion.net/biography/biology-of-qutbuddin-aibak-life-career-achievements/3038
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Qutb-ud-din_Aybak

1206-07-24 Qutb-ud-din-Aibak is crowned in Lahore

1592: The Japanese capture Pyongyang. Korea’s leadership had fled still further north, to the Yalu River that marks the boundary between Korea and China. There, they send urgent messages to the Ming court requesting military aid. China responded with a small force of 5,000

1875: Japan order The Ryukyu kingdom to stop paying tribute to China http://www.tofugu.com/2013/09/26/the-forgotten-dynasty-of-the-ryukyu-islands/

1886: Birth of Junichiro Tanizaki, Japanese novelist, who died on July 30, 1965
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Tanizaki_Junichiro
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/culture/2015/04/25/books/sexual-obsession-stimulated-junichiro-tanizakis-writing/#.V5PI2BEQZC9

1886: Signature of a sino-british convention. China recognizes the British protectorate on Burma

1890: Birth of Guillermo Estrella Tolenkino, Philippino sculptor, who died on July 12, 1976
http://www.artesdelasfilipinas.com/archives/104/guillermo-estrella-tolentino-a-classic-of-his-time
http://www.guillermotolentino.com/
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1244/today-in-philippine-history-july-24-1890-guillermo-tolentino-was-born-in-malolos-bulacan

Estrella Tolenkino

1907: Signature of a treaty between Japan and Korea which becomes a protectorate of Japan. Known as Japan-Korea Annexation Treaty of 1907
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japan-Korea_Annexation_Treaty_of_1907

1927: Japanese writer Ryunosuke Akutagawa, commits suicide at 35, born on March 1st 1892
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Ryunosuke_Akutagawa
http://asiancha.blogspot.fr/2012/02/ryunosuke-akutagawas-last-letter.html

1937: Birth of Manoj Kumar, Indian actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manoj_Kumar

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NiREnpzxB4o

1941: US president Roosevelt demands Japanese troops out of Indo-China

1944: US forces invade Japanese-held Tinian
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Tinian
http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675047549_United-States-troops_arillery-fire_explosions-on-island

1945: Bombing of Kure and surrounding areas by United States and British naval aircraft leading to the sinking of most of the surviving large warships of the Imperial Japanese Navy
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bombing_of_Kure_(July_1945)

1955: In Indonesia, Ali Sastroamidjojo government resigns https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Ali_Sastroamidjojo_Cabinet
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ali_Sastroamidjojo

1964: Birth of Banana Yoshimoto, Japanese author
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Banana_Yoshimoto

1965: Pakistan launches the Operation Gibraltar aiming at infiltrate Pakistani soldiers into the Indian Kashmir
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Operation_Gibraltar
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-34136689
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Gibraltar
http://www.thequint.com/india/2015/08/27/in-pictures-50-years-of-op-gibraltar-and-the1965-indo-pak-war

1965: During the Vietnam War, 4 US F-4C Phantoms escorting a bombing raid at Kang Chi (North Vietnam) are the targets of antiaircraft missiles in the first such attack against American planes in the war
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/north-vietnam-increases-air-defense-capabilities

1967: Send by Beijing, Chinese forces repress Wuhan anti-maoist uprising lead by General Chen Zaidao
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wuhan_Incident

1972: Jigme Singye Wangchuk become fourth king of Bhutan at 16 (formally crowned on June 2, 1974)
http://bhutan2008.blogspot.com/2007/05/tribute-to-his-majesty-jigme-singye.html

1979: Birth of Lee Si-yeon, South Korean actress
 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lee_Si-yeon
http://my-favorite-girls.blogspot.com/2008/02/new-girl-lee-si-yeon.html

1980: Death of Uttam Kumar, Indian actor, born on September 3,  1926
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uttam_Kumar

1983: The Black July anti-Tamil riots begin in Sri Lanka, killing between 400 and 3,000. Black July is generally regarded as the beginning of the Sri Lankan Civil War

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_July
http://www.blackjuly83.com/EventsofBlackJuly.htm

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wLKWNkm-5jQ

1988: Birth of Han Seung-yeon, South Korean singer/dancer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Han_Seung-yeon

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TT9Dgy63_Cc

1991: Government of India announces the New Industrial Policy, marking the start of India’s economic reforms
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economic_liberalisation_in_India

1993: Death of tubercolisis of Rene Requiestas, Filipino actor, born on January 22, 1957
http://entertainment.inquirer.net/3993/remembering-rene-requiestas

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-GepOLJJwE

1996: In Pakistan, thirteen opposition parties of the whole spectrum of politic opinion sign a pact aiming to bring down Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto

1997: In Myanmar, death of General Saw Maung who organized the bloody military coup in 1988, born in December 1928
http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9E03E6D7143AF934A15754C0A961958260&sec=&spon=&pagewanted=1
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/obituary-general-saw-maung-1253020.html
http://www.burmalibrary.org/reg.burma/archives/199707/msg00408.html

1998: In Indonesia, seven family members of former president Suharto are expelled from the Consultative People’s Assembly by their party, the Golkar

1998: Keizo Obuchi is elected chaiman of the Liberal Democratic Party and so will be the next Japan’s Prime Minister
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/138517.stm
http://www.nytimes.com/1998/07/25/opinion/not-the-people-s-choice-in-japan.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/world/monitoring/138569.stm

1998: Malaysia joins the CTBT nuclear treaty

2001: Bandaranaike Airport attack is carried out by 14 Tamil Tiger commandos, all died in this attack. They destroyed 11 Aircrafts (mostly military) and damaged 15, there are no civilian casualties
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bandaranaike_Airport_attack

2007: In Vietnam, President Nguyen Minh Triet is reelected for a new five-year term

Nguyen Minh Triet 3

2009: Indonesia’s election commission confirms Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, has been re-elected to a second five-year term with 61 per cent of the vote in the July 8 election. Megawati Sukarnoputri came in second at 27 per cent; while Jusuf Kalla scored 12 per cent
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2009/07/200972472450265800.html

2010: North Korea threatens to wage a nuclear ‘holy war of retaliation’ if the United States and South Korea proceed with joint military exercises
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-10748148
http://www.france24.com/en/20100724-north-korea-sacred-war-against-usa-nuclear-proliferation-south-korea-naval-exercises

2012: China founds a new city more than 200 miles from the mainland, in a bid to cement control over 800,000 squares miles of the South China Sea.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/9423098/China-declares-new-city-to-assert-control-over-South-China-Sea.html

2012: South Korean President Lee Myung-bak presents a public apology for a bribery scandal involving his brother and several former aides. Lee’s brother was arrested earlier this month for allegedly accepting a bribe.

http://www.france24.com/en/20120724-south-korea-president-apologises-brother-graft-case-lee-corruption-bribery

2013: Afghanistan’s first and only female governor and a humanitarian worker from Burma’s Kachin minority are among this year’s recipients of the Ramon Magsaysay Awards, often regarded as Asia’s version of the Nobel Prize.
http://asiancorrespondent.com/111035/first-afghan-woman-governor-wins-magsaysay-award/

2014: The leader of Cambodia’s opposition will be sworn in as a lawmaker following a deal to end his party’s boycott of parliament, a year after he was barred from standing for office
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/rainsy-to-become-a-lawmaker-to-meet-king-sihamoni-today-64796/

2016: Nepal’s Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli resigns minutes before facing a no-confidence motion in Parliament he was certain to lose, plunging the impoverished, quake-hit nation into fresh turmoil
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-07-25/nepal’s-oli-resigns-as-prime-minister/7656668?section=world http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com/news/2016-07-24/prime-minister-oli-calls-its-quits.html

2017: Thai court jails 6 ex-party leaders for invading Government House in 2008
http://www.asiaone.com/asia/thai-court-jails-6-ex-party-leaders-invading-government-house-2008

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 24 July in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 24 JULY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 24, 2018

1592: The Japanese capture Pyongyang. Korea’s leadership had fled still further north, to the Yalu River that marks the boundary between Korea and China. There, they send urgent messages to the Ming court requesting military aid. China responded with a small force of 5,000

1875: Japan order The Ryukyu kingdom to stop paying tribute to China http://www.tofugu.com/2013/09/26/the-forgotten-dynasty-of-the-ryukyu-islands/

1886: Signature of a sino-british convention. China recognizes the British protectorate on Burma

1907: Signature of a treaty between Japan and Korea which becomes a protectorate of Japan. Known as Japan-Korea Annexation Treaty of 1907
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japan-Korea_Annexation_Treaty_of_1907

1941: US president Roosevelt demands Japanese troops out of Indo-China

1944: US forces invade Japanese-held Tinian
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Tinian
http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675047549_United-States-troops_arillery-fire_explosions-on-island

1945: Bombing of Kure and surrounding areas by United States and British naval aircraft leading to the sinking of most of the surviving large warships of the Imperial Japanese Navy
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bombing_of_Kure_(July_1945)

https://youtu.be/FEbWz4ulESM

1965: Pakistan launches the Operation Gibraltar aiming at infiltrate Pakistani soldiers into the Indian Kashmir
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Operation_Gibraltar
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-34136689
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Gibraltar
http://www.thequint.com/india/2015/08/27/in-pictures-50-years-of-op-gibraltar-and-the1965-indo-pak-war

1965: During the Vietnam War, 4 US F-4C Phantoms escorting a bombing raid at Kang Chi (North Vietnam) are the targets of antiaircraft missiles in the first such attack against American planes in the war
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/north-vietnam-increases-air-defense-capabilities

1983: The Black July anti-Tamil riots begin in Sri Lanka, killing between 400 and 3,000. Black July is generally regarded as the beginning of the Sri Lankan Civil War

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_July
http://www.blackjuly83.com/EventsofBlackJuly.htm

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wLKWNkm-5jQ

1998: Malaysia joins the CTBT nuclear treaty

2001: Bandaranaike Airport attack is carried out by 14 Tamil Tiger commandos, all died in this attack. They destroyed 11 Aircrafts (mostly military) and damaged 15, there are no civilian casualties
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bandaranaike_Airport_attack

2010: North Korea threatens to wage a nuclear ‘holy war of retaliation’ if the United States and South Korea proceed with joint military exercises
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-10748148
http://www.france24.com/en/20100724-north-korea-sacred-war-against-usa-nuclear-proliferation-south-korea-naval-exercises

2012: Vietnam and the Philippines  lashe out at China’s moves to establish a military garrison in the South China Sea, amid escalating tensions in the disputed waters.

http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20120724-361102.html

http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/07/2012724135524275516.html

On 24 July in South Asian history

ON 24 JULY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 24, 2018

1206 : Qutb-ud-din-Aibak is crowned in Lahore upon the death of Muhammad of Ghur http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/july-24-1206-qutub-ud-din-aibak-is-crowned-at-lahore
http://www.historydiscussion.net/biography/biology-of-qutbuddin-aibak-life-career-achievements/3038
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Qutb-ud-din_Aybak

1206-07-24 Qutb-ud-din-Aibak is crowned in Lahore

1937: Birth of Manoj Kumar, Indian actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manoj_Kumar

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NiREnpzxB4o

1965: Pakistan launches the Operation Gibraltar aiming at infiltrate Pakistani soldiers into the Indian Kashmir
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Operation_Gibraltar
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-34136689
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Gibraltar
http://www.thequint.com/india/2015/08/27/in-pictures-50-years-of-op-gibraltar-and-the1965-indo-pak-war

1972: Jigme Singye Wangchuk become fourth king of Bhutan at 16 (formally crowned on June 2, 1974)
http://bhutan2008.blogspot.com/2007/05/tribute-to-his-majesty-jigme-singye.html

1980: Death of Uttam Kumar, Indian actor, born on September 3,  1926
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uttam_Kumar

1983: The Black July anti-Tamil riots begin in Sri Lanka, killing between 400 and 3,000. Black July is generally regarded as the beginning of the Sri Lankan Civil War

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_July
http://www.blackjuly83.com/EventsofBlackJuly.htm

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wLKWNkm-5jQ

1991: Government of India announces the New Industrial Policy, marking the start of India’s economic reforms
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economic_liberalisation_in_India

1996: In Pakistan, thirteen opposition parties of the whole spectrum of politic opinion sign a pact aiming to bring down Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto

2001: Bandaranaike Airport attack is carried out by 14 Tamil Tiger commandos, all died in this attack. They destroyed 11 Aircrafts (mostly military) and damaged 15, there are no civilian casualties
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bandaranaike_Airport_attack

2013: Afghanistan’s first and only female governor and a humanitarian worker from Burma’s Kachin minority are among this year’s recipients of the Ramon Magsaysay Awards, often regarded as Asia’s version of the Nobel Prize.
http://asiancorrespondent.com/111035/first-afghan-woman-governor-wins-magsaysay-award/

2016: Nepal’s Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli resigns minutes before facing a no-confidence motion in Parliament he was certain to lose, plunging the impoverished, quake-hit nation into fresh turmoil
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-07-25/nepal’s-oli-resigns-as-prime-minister/7656668?section=world http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com/news/2016-07-24/prime-minister-oli-calls-its-quits.html

On 24 July in Southeast Asian history

ON 24 JULY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 24, 2018

1886: Signature of a sino-british convention. China recognizes the British protectorate on Burma

1890: Birth of Guillermo Estrella Tolenkino, Philippino Sculptor, who died on July 12, 1976
http://www.artesdelasfilipinas.com/archives/104/guillermo-estrella-tolentino-a-classic-of-his-time
http://www.guillermotolentino.com/
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1244/today-in-philippine-history-july-24-1890-guillermo-tolentino-was-born-in-malolos-bulacan

Estrella Tolenkino

1941: US president Roosevelt demands Japanese troops out of Indo-China

1955: In Indonesia, Ali Sastroamidjojo government resigns https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Ali_Sastroamidjojo_Cabinet
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ali_Sastroamidjojo

1993: Death of tubercolisis of Rene Requiestas, Filipino actor, born on January 22, 1957
http://entertainment.inquirer.net/3993/remembering-rene-requiestas

1997: In Myanmar, death of General Saw Maung who organized the bloody military coup in 1988, born in December 1928
http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9E03E6D7143AF934A15754C0A961958260&sec=&spon=&pagewanted=1
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/obituary-general-saw-maung-1253020.html
http://www.burmalibrary.org/reg.burma/archives/199707/msg00408.html

1998: In Indonesia, seven family members of former president Suharto are expelled from the Consultative People’s Assembly by their party, the Golkar

1998: Malaysia joins the CTBT nuclear treaty

2007: In Vietnam, President Nguyen Minh Triet is reelected for a new five-year term

Nguyen Minh Triet 3

2009: Indonesia’s election commission confirms Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, has been re-elected to a second five-year term with 61 per cent of the vote in the July 8 election. Megawati Sukarnoputri came in second at 27 per cent; while Jusuf Kalla scored 12 per cent
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2009/07/200972472450265800.html

2012: China founds a new city more than 200 miles from the mainland, in a bid to cement control over 800,000 squares miles of the South China Sea
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/9423098/China-declares-new-city-to-assert-control-over-South-China-Sea.html

2012: Vietnam and the Philippines  lashe out at China’s moves to establish a military garrison in the South China Sea, amid escalating tensions in the disputed waters
http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20120724-361102.html
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/07/2012724135524275516.html

2014: The leader of Cambodia’s opposition Sam Rainsy is sworn in as a lawmaker following a deal to end his party’s boycott of parliament, a year after he was barred from standing for office
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/rainsy-to-become-a-lawmaker-to-meet-king-sihamoni-today-64796/

2017: Thai court jails 6 ex-party leaders for invading Government House in 2008
http://www.asiaone.com/asia/thai-court-jails-6-ex-party-leaders-invading-government-house-2008

 

On 24 July in Japan’s history

ON 24 JULY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on July 24, 2018

923: Birth of Emperor Suzaku of Japan who died on August 15, 952
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Suzaku

1129: Death of Shirakawa, 72nd emperor of Japan (1073-1087), born on July 7, 1053
 https://www.britannica.com/biography/Shirakawa

1592: The Japanese capture Pyongyang. Korea’s leadership had fled still further north, to the Yalu River that marks the boundary between Korea and China. There, they send urgent messages to the Ming court requesting military aid. China responded with a small force of 5,000

1875: Japan order The Ryukyu kingdom to stop paying tribute to China http://www.tofugu.com/2013/09/26/the-forgotten-dynasty-of-the-ryukyu-islands/

1886: Birth of Junichiro Tanizaki, Japanese novelist, who died on July 30, 1965
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Tanizaki_Junichiro
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/culture/2015/04/25/books/sexual-obsession-stimulated-junichiro-tanizakis-writing/#.V5PI2BEQZC9

1907: Signature of a treaty between Japan and Korea which becomes a protectorate of Japan. Known as Japan-Korea Annexation Treaty of 1907
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japan-Korea_Annexation_Treaty_of_1907

1927: Japanese writer Ryunosuke Akutagawa, commits suicide at 35, born on March 1st 1892
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Ryunosuke_Akutagawa
http://asiancha.blogspot.fr/2012/02/ryunosuke-akutagawas-last-letter.html

1941: US president Roosevelt demands Japanese troops out of Indo-China

1944: US forces invade Japanese-held Tinian
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Tinian
http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675047549_United-States-troops_arillery-fire_explosions-on-island

1945: Bombing of Kure and surrounding areas by United States and British naval aircraft leading to the sinking of most of the surviving large warships of the Imperial Japanese Navy
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bombing_of_Kure_(July_1945)

1964: Birth of Banana Yoshimoto, Japanese author
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Banana_Yoshimoto

1998: Keizo Obuchi is elected chaiman of the Liberal Democratic Party and so will be the next Japan’s Prime Minister
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/138517.stm
http://www.nytimes.com/1998/07/25/opinion/not-the-people-s-choice-in-japan.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/world/monitoring/138569.stm

 

On 24 July in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 24 JULY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on July 24, 2018

811: Death of Gao Ying, Chinese chancellor, born in 740
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gao_Ying

1073: Death of Northern Song Dynasty neo-confucian philosopher Zhou Dunyi, born in 1017
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Zhou_Dunyi
http://www2.kenyon.edu/Depts/Religion/Fac/Adler/Writings/Chou.htm

1875: Japan order The Ryukyu kingdom to stop paying tribute to China http://www.tofugu.com/2013/09/26/the-forgotten-dynasty-of-the-ryukyu-islands/

1967: Send by Beijing, Chinese forces repress Wuhan anti-maoist uprising lead by General Chen Zaidao
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wuhan_Incident

2012: China founds a new city more than 200 miles from the mainland, in a bid to cement control over 800,000 squares miles of the South China Sea.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/9423098/China-declares-new-city-to-assert-control-over-South-China-Sea.html

2012: Vietnam and the Philippines  lashe out at China’s moves to establish a military garrison in the South China Sea, amid escalating tensions in the disputed waters.

http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20120724-361102.html

http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/07/2012724135524275516.html

2015 : Taiwan files a protest with China over a military exercise it slammed for portraying the island as a target, despite improved ties between the two former bitter rivals
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/taiwan-lodges-protest-china-over-military-drill http://www.chinapost.com.tw/taiwan/china-taiwan-relations/2015/07/25/441580/China-builds.htm

On 23 July in Asian history

1839-07-23 Battle of Ghusnee

ON 23 JULY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 23, 2019

1227: Death of Qiu Chuji, Chinese Taoist master, born in 1148
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qiu_Chuji

1555: Humayun reconquers Delhi after defeating Sikandar Suri
http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Humayun.aspx
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sikandar_Shah_Suri

1839: During the First Afghan war, Battle of Ghuznee, won by the British and Indian forces
http://britishbattles.com/first-afghan-war/ghuznee.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Ghazni
1839-07-23 Battle of Ghusnee

1856: Birth of Lokmanya Tilak, Indian freedom fighter, born on August 1, 1920
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/bal-gangadhar-tilak.html
http://adaniel.tripod.com/tilak.htm

1864: Birth of Apolinario Mabini, Filipino political theoretician and Prime Minister (1899) who died on May 13, 1903
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/philippines/fl/Apolinario-Mabini.htm
http://www.rappler.com/newsbreak/iq/63968-quiz-apolinario-mabini-150
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1564/today-in-philippine-history-july-23-1864-apolinario-mabini-was-born-in-talaga-tanauan-batangas

1906: Birth of Chandrasekhar Azad, Indian revolutionary, who died on February 27, 1931
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chandrasekhar_Azad
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/july-23-1906-chandra-shekhar-azad-is-born

1921: In Shanghai, opening of the Chinese Communist Party first national congress
http://www.chinatoday.com/org/cpc/cpc_1st_congress_standing_polibureau.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/7111.html

1925: Birth of Tajuddin Ahmad, first Prime Minister of Bangladesh, who died on November 3, 1975
https://www.thedailystar.net/opinion/tribute/leader-ahead-his-time-1609360

1936: Birth of Shiv Kumar Batalvi, Punjabi revolutionary who died on May 7, 1973
http://sach-shivkumarbatalvi.blogspot.fr/2011/01/shiv-kumar-batalvi-biography.html

1950: Death of Shigenori Tōgō, Japanese politician, Minister of Foreign Affairs for Japan, born on December 10, 1882
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shigenori_T%C5%8Dg%C5%8D
http://turtledove.wikia.com/wiki/Shigenori_Togo

1953: Birth of Najib Abdul Razak, former Malaysia’s Prime Minister
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Najib_Tun_Razak
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/najib-razak-5594.php

1954: A civil British plane is shot down by chinese fighters off Hainan island. That will lead to the first Taiwan crisis in August

1959: Mao Zedong speech at Lushan Conference or Eighth plenum of the eighth Central committee to discuss the Great Leap Forward
http://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/mao/selected-works/volume-8/mswv8_34.htm

1962: Conference of Geneva on Laos which becomes a neutral country with the Pathet Lao taking part in the government as ceasefire becomes effective

1973: Birth of Himesh Reshammiya, Indian Bollywood composer, singer and actor.
http://www.himesh-reshammiya.com/

1975: Birth of Seong Hyeon-ah, South Korean actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seong_Hyeon-ah
http://www.hancinema.net/korean_Seong_Hyeon-ah.php

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z-0gdM_vC4s

1975: Birth of Surya Sivakumar, Tamil actor
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suriya

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q9oxwyjyuGc

1977: In Sri Lanka, J.R. Jayewardene, Prime Minister (up to February 1978)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J._R._Jayawardene

1978: Birth of Stefanie Sun, Singaporean singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stefanie_Sun

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hb46Ur3FBXM

1983: Beginning of Sri Lankan Civil War, with the killing of 13 Sri Lanka Army soldiers by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sri_Lankan_Civil_War
https://www.reddit.com/r/AskHistorians/comments/2sp8ag/how_did_the_civil_war_in_sri_lanka_begin/

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

1988: General Ne Win, effective ruler of Burma since 1962 through the Burma Socialist Programme Party, formaly resigns as chaiman of the party after pro-democracy protests
http://www.moreorless.net.au/killers/win.html

1997: Myanmar and Laos join the Association of Southeast Asian nations (ASEAN)

1997

1999 ANA Flight 61 is hijacked in Tokyo
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/401680.stm
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/inatl/daily/july99/hijack23.htm
http://murderpedia.org/male.N/n/nishizawa-yuji.htm

2001: In Indonesia, protected by Army and Police, the National Assembly impeachs president Wahid who is replaced by Megawati Sukarnoputri
http://www.democracynow.org/2001/7/23/indonesias_parliament_votes_to_impeach_president

2001-07-23 Wahid démis

2001-07-23

2004: Death of Mehmood, Indian actor, born on September 29, 1932
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/mehmood-ali.html
http://www.gatewayforindia.com/entertainment/mehmood.htm

2007: Death of Mohammed Zahir Shah, last king of Afghanistan (1933-1973), born on October 15, 1914
http://www.nytimes.com/2007/07/24/world/asia/24shah.html

2009: Abu Bakar Bashir, a prominent cleric in Indonesia, defends July 17’s twin bombings in Jakarta which killed nine people and left more than 50 injured saying that  the use of terror is justified in the war against non-Muslims
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2009/07/200972375038500389.html

2011: Nguyen Cao Ky, the flamboyant former air force general who ruled South Vietnam with an iron fist for two years during the Vietnam War, dies at 80
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/23/world/asia/23nguyen.html?ref=asia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nguyen_Cao_Ky
http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Southeast_Asia/MG27Ae02.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zRZsaj8_Pdw

2011: In Sri Lanka, a political party that was closely linked with the defeated Tamil Tiger rebels has swept local council elections held in areas ravaged by the country’s 25-year civil war, amid reports of intimidation and vote-buying. The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) wins 20 local councils out of the 25 it contested in the ethnic Tamil-majority north and east
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2011/07/20117246364782608.html

2012: Death of Lakshmi Sahgal, Indian freedom fighter and politician, born on October 24, 1914
http://www.ndtv.com/article/india/freedom-fighter-captain-lakshmi-sahgal-dies-246468

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/captain-lakshmi-sahgal-1914-2012-a-life-of-struggle/article3672666.ece

2013: Death of Kim Jong-hak, South Korean director and producer, born on November 5, 1951
http://www.kpopstarz.com/articles/35540/20130724/kim-jong-hak-suicide-faith-director.htm
http://www.dramabeans.com/2013/07/sandglasslegendfaith-producer-ends-life/

2016 : Islamic State (IS) jihadists claims responsibility for twin explosions that ripped through crowds of Shiite Hazaras in Kabul, killing at least 80 people and wounding 231 others in the deadliest attack in the Afghan capital since 2001
http://www.scmp.com/news/world/middle-east/article/1993817/islamic-state-bombings-kabul-kill-least-80-making-it-groups
http://www.euronews.com/2016/07/23/bloodshed-in-kabul-as-isil-murder-scores-of-minority-hazara
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-36874570

 

 

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 23 July in Asian history

1839-07-23 Battle of Ghusnee

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 23 JULY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 23, 2018

1839: During the First Afghan war, Battle of Ghuznee, won by the British and Indian forces
http://britishbattles.com/first-afghan-war/ghuznee.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Ghazni
http://www.queensroyalsurreys.org.uk/1661to1966/affghan1839/affghan1839.shtml

1839-07-23 Battle of Ghusnee

1954: A civil British plane is shot down by chinese fighters off Hainan island. That will lead to the first Taiwan crisis in August

1962: Conference of Geneva on Laos which becomes a neutral country with the Pathet Lao taking part in the government as ceasefire becomes effective
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/an-accord-on-laos-is-reached

1983: Beginning of Sri Lankan Civil War, with the killing of 13 Sri Lanka Army soldiers by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sri_Lankan_Civil_War
https://www.reddit.com/r/AskHistorians/comments/2sp8ag/how_did_the_civil_war_in_sri_lanka_begin/

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

2016 : Islamic State (IS) jihadists claims responsibility for twin explosions that ripped through crowds of Shiite Hazaras in Kabul, killing at least 80 people and wounding 231 others in the deadliest attack in the Afghan capital since 2001
http://www.scmp.com/news/world/middle-east/article/1993817/islamic-state-bombings-kabul-kill-least-80-making-it-groups
http://www.euronews.com/2016/07/23/bloodshed-in-kabul-as-isil-murder-scores-of-minority-hazara
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-36874570

 

On 23 July in South Asian history

 

1839-07-23 Battle of Ghusnee

ON 23 JULY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 23, 2018

1839: During the First Afghan war, Battle of Ghuznee, won by the British and Indian forces
http://britishbattles.com/first-afghan-war/ghuznee.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Ghazni
http://www.queensroyalsurreys.org.uk/1661to1966/affghan1839/affghan1839.shtml1

1839-07-23 Battle of Ghusnee

1856: Birth of Lokmanya Tilak, Indian freedom fighter, born on August 1, 1920
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/bal-gangadhar-tilak.html
http://adaniel.tripod.com/tilak.htm

1906: Birth of Chandrasekhar Azad, Indian revolutionary, who died on February 27, 1931
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chandrasekhar_Azad

1925: Birth of Tajuddin Ahmad, first Prime Minister of Bangladesh, who died on November 3, 1975
http://www.tajuddinahmad.com/

1936: Birth of Shiv Kumar Batalvi, Punjabi revolutionary who died on May 7, 1973
http://sach-shivkumarbatalvi.blogspot.fr/2011/01/shiv-kumar-batalvi-biography.html

1973: Birth of Himesh Reshammiya, Indian Bollywood composer, singer and actor.
http://www.himesh-reshammiya.com/975: Birth of Surya Sivakumar, Tamil actor
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suriya

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q9oxwyjyuGc

1977: In Sri Lanka, J.R. Jayewardene, Prime Minister (up to February 1978) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J._R._Jayawardene

1983: Beginning of Sri Lankan Civil War, with the killing of 13 Sri Lanka Army soldiers by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sri_Lankan_Civil_War
https://www.reddit.com/r/AskHistorians/comments/2sp8ag/how_did_the_civil_war_in_sri_lanka_begin/

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

2004: Death of Mehmood, Indian actor, born on September 29, 1932
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/mehmood-ali.html
http://www.gatewayforindia.com/entertainment/mehmood.htm

2007: Death of Mohammed Zahir Shah, last king of Afghanistan (1933-1973), born on October 15, 1914
http://www.nytimes.com/2007/07/24/world/asia/24shah.html

2011: In Sri Lanka, a political party that was closely linked with the defeated Tamil Tiger rebels has swept local council elections held in areas ravaged by the country’s 25-year civil war, amid reports of intimidation and vote-buying, officials said. The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) won 20 local councils out of the 25 it contested in the ethnic Tamil-majority north and east
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2011/07/20117246364782608.html

2012: Death of Lakshmi Sahgal, Indian freedom fighter and politician, born on October 24, 1914
http://www.ndtv.com/article/india/freedom-fighter-captain-lakshmi-sahgal-dies-246468

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/captain-lakshmi-sahgal-1914-2012-a-life-of-struggle/article3672666.ece

2016 : Islamic State (IS) jihadists claims responsibility for twin explosions that ripped through crowds of Shiite Hazaras in Kabul, killing at least 80 people and wounding 231 others in the deadliest attack in the Afghan capital since 2001
http://www.scmp.com/news/world/middle-east/article/1993817/islamic-state-bombings-kabul-kill-least-80-making-it-groups
http://www.euronews.com/2016/07/23/bloodshed-in-kabul-as-isil-murder-scores-of-minority-hazara
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-36874570

 

On 23 July in Southeast Asian history

2001-07-23 Wahid démis

ON 23 JULY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 23, 2018

1864: Birth of Apolinario Mabini, Filipino political theoretician and Prime Minister (1899) who died on May 13, 1903
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/philippines/fl/Apolinario-Mabini.htm
http://www.rappler.com/newsbreak/iq/63968-quiz-apolinario-mabini-150
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1564/today-in-philippine-history-july-23-1864-apolinario-mabini-was-born-in-talaga-tanauan-Batangas

1953: Birth of Najib Abdul Razak, former Malaysia’s Prime Minister
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Najib_Tun_Razak
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/najib-razak-5594.php

1962: Conference of Geneva on Laos which becomes a neutral country with the Pathet Lao taking part in the government as ceasefire becomes effective
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/an-accord-on-laos-is-reached

1978: Birth of Stefanie Sun, Singaporean singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stefanie_Sun

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hb46Ur3FBXM

1982: Birth of Zanjoe Marudo, Filipino actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zanjoe_Marudo
http://zanjoe.blogspot.com/

1988: General Ne Win, effective ruler of Burma since 1962 through the Burma Socialist Programme Party, formaly resigns as chaiman of the party after pro-democracy protests
http://www.moreorless.net.au/killers/win.html

1997: Myanmar and Laos join the Association of Southeast Asian nations (ASEAN)

1997

2001: In Indonesia, protected by Army and Police, the National Assembly impeachs president Wahid who is replaced by Megawati Sukarnoputri
http://www.democracynow.org/2001/7/23/indonesias_parliament_votes_to_impeach_president

2001-07-23 Wahid démis

2001-07-23

2009: Abu Bakar Bashir, a prominent cleric in Indonesia, defends July 17’s twin bombings in Jakarta which killed nine people and left more than 50 injured saying that  the use of terror is justified in the war against non-Muslims
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2009/07/200972375038500389.html

2011: Nguyen Cao Ky, the flamboyant former air force general who ruled South Vietnam with an iron fist for two years during the Vietnam War, dies at 80
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/23/world/asia/23nguyen.html?ref=asia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nguyen_Cao_Ky
http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Southeast_Asia/MG27Ae02.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zRZsaj8_Pdw