Daily Archives: 15 juillet 2018

On 15 July in Asian history

ON 15 JULY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 15, 2018

756: While fleeing An Lushan Rebellion, Emperor Xuanzong of Tang is ordered by his Imperial Guards to execute chancellor Yang Guozhong by forcing him to commit suicide or face a mutiny. He permits his consort Yang Guifei to be strangled by his chief eunuch. General An Lushan has other members of the emperor’s family killed
http://sacrificeworldwide.com/yang-guozhong/
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/An_Lushan

756: Yang Guifei, concubine of emperor Xuanzong and one of the most famous women in China history, is forced to commit suicide
http://journeyeast.tripod.com/yang_guifei.html
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Yang_Guifei
http://www.taleofgenji.org/yang_kwei-fei.html

1571: Death of Shimazu Takahisa, Japanese samurai and warlord, born on May 28, 1514
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shimazu_Takahisa

1613: Birth of Gu Yanwu, Chinese philologist and geographer who died on February 15, 1682 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gu_Yanwu
http://www.china.org.cn/english/features/beijing/31028.htm
http://quod.lib.umich.edu/f/frag/9772151.0001.006/–returning-the-gaze-an-experiment-in-reviving-gu-yanwu-1613?rgn=main;view=fulltext

1871: Birth of Kunikida Doppo, Japanese writer who died on June 1908
http://www.ndl.go.jp/portrait/e/datas/262.html

1888: In Japan, the stratovolcano Mount Bandai erupts killing approximately 500 people
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1888_Eruption_of_Mount_Bandai

1893: Birth of Nurul Amin, a prominent Bengali leader of Pakistan’s Muslim League, Chief Minister of East-Pakistan, Prime Minister and vice-president of Pakistan who died on October 2, 1974
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nurul_Amin
http://bangladeshcanadaandbeyond.blogspot.com/2009/03/villains-of-bangla-bengali-language_20.html

1903: Birth of Kumaraswami Kamaraj, Indian politician, who died on October 20, 1975
 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K._Kamaraj
http://www.perunthalaivar.org/english/life-history/
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/k-kamaraj.html

1904: The first Buddhist temple in the US is established in Los Angeles

1905: Birth of Chaudhry Muhammad Ali, Prime Minister of Pakistan from August 1955 to September 1956, who died on December 2, 1980
http://pakistanweb.com/html/muhammad.htm

1907: Death of Qiu Jin, born on November 8, 1875, a Chinese anti-Qing Empire revolutionary, feminist and writer. Executed after a failed uprising and today considered a hero in China
http://www.amazingwomeninhistory.com/qiu-jin-chinese-feminist-revolutionary/

1914: Birth of  Akhtar Hameed Khan, pioneer of Microcredit in developing countries who died on October 9 1999
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Akhtar_Hameed_Khan

1917: Birth of Nur Muhammad Taraki, Afghan president killed on September 14, 1979
http://www.historyinanhour.com/2012/07/15/nur-mohammad-taraki-summary/

1922: Foundation of the Japanese Communist Party
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_Communist_Party

1935: Birth of Thilakan, Indian actor, who died on September 24, 2012
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thilakan

1942: The first supply flight from India to China over the «hump» was carried to help China’s war effort

1942: Wenceslao Vinzons, Filipino politician and resistance leader, is bayoneted to death, born on September 28, 1910
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wenceslao_Vinzons

1946: Birth of Hassanal Bolkiah, Sultan of Brunei
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hassanal_Bolkiah

1946: Assassination of Wen Yiduo, Chinese scholar and poet, born on November 24, 1899
http://www.cipherjournal.com/html/sze.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/6783.html

1963: Death of Muhammad Ali Bogra, Pakistan PM (1953-1955), born on August 12, 1909
 http://www.bogra.org/bogra1.html

1966: The United States and South Vietnam begin Operation Hastings to push the North Vietnamese out of the Vietnamese Demilitarized Zone.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Hastings
http://libertyyes.homestead.com/Operations/Operation-Hastings-1966.htm

1968: Death of Cai Chusheng, Chinese film director, born on January 12, 1906 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cai_Chusheng
http://www.dianying.com/en/person/CaiChusheng

1971: A Sino-American communiqué announces the visit of President Nixon to China
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/nixon-announces-trip-to-china

1971: The United Red Army is founded in Japan
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Red_Army

1974: Birth of Chot Ulep, Filipino musician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chot_Ulep

1975: The Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North Vietnam) and the Provisional Revolutionary Government (South Vietnam communists) ask their admission to the United Nations

1979: Morarji Desai resigns as Indian Prime Minister
http://www.boloji.com/people/04006.htm

1982: Nguyen Co Tach announces the beginning of the first Vietnamese troops withdrawal from Cambodia

1992: Birth of Koharu Kusumi, Japanese singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Koharu_Kusumi


http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x13hpf_koharu-kusumi-koi-kana_music

1993: First meeting between Nepalese Home minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and his Bhutanese counterpart  Dago Tshring on the refugees question

2001: In Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina resigns as prime minister

2002: Anti-Terrorism Court of Pakistan hands down the death sentence to British born Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh and life terms to three others suspected of murdering The Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk/1804710.stm
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2561145/Briton-serving-life-beheading-U-S-reporter-Daniel-Pearl-attempts-commit-suicide-Pakistani-prison.html

2002: US citizen John Walker Lindh pleads guilty supplying services to Afghanistan’s former Taliban government and for carrying explosives
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/1779455.stm
http://edition.cnn.com/CNN/Programs/people/shows/walker/profile.html

2010: India’s foreign minister arrives in the Pakistani capital Islamabad to hold talks with his counterpart and resume a tentative cross-border dialogue that was derailed by the 2008 Mumbai attacks
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2010/07/201071552659734556.html
http://www1.voanews.com/english/news/asia/Indian-Pakistani-Foreign-Ministers-Meet-in-Islamabad–98494764.html

2011: Three U.S. Navy ships are welcomed by former foe Vietnam for joint training, despite China’s irritation following weeks of fiery exchanges between the communist neighbors over disputed areas of the South China Sea

2011: The first batch of departing U.S. soldiers left Afghanistan this week, beginning a drawdown of 10,000 American troops scheduled to leave by year’s end
http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/asiapcf/07/15/afghanistan.drawdown/index.html

2012: In Vietnam, more than 10 thousand Catholics marched in different areas of the diocese of Vinh to demand respect for religious freedom against threats and violence of the government. On the eve of the marches, to intimidate the Catholics, the authorities deployed tanks outside the bishop’s residence, with patrols by gangs of thugs and soldiers
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Government-deploys-tanks-as-over-10-thousand-Vinh-diocese-faithful-march-for-religious-freedom.-25293.html

2012: Former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed is charged with illegally ordering the arrest of a senior judge
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-18856456

2012: Death of Yoichi Takabayashi, Japanese director, born on April 29, 1931
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yoichi_Takabayashi

2013: In Bangladesh, Deadly clashes erupt after Ghulam Azam, spiritual head of Jamaat-e-Islami, given 90 years over war of independence role
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2013/07/201371575422931245.html
http://www.euronews.com/2013/07/15/bangladesh-islamist-leader-found-guilty-of-war-crimes/

2015: Death of Wan Li, a major Chinese Communist political figure who served as vice premier and who was seen as a liberal voice in the Communist leadership. He was 98.
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/nation/2015-07/16/content_15290927.html

 

Famous women in Asian history

THE MOST IMPORTANT WOMEN IN ASIAN HISTORY

Here we will tell the stories of most famous women in Asian, goods and bads

YANG GUIFEI

On 15 July 756 Yang Guifei, concubine of emperor Xuanzong and one of the most famous women in China history, is forced to commit suicide
http://journeyeast.tripod.com/yang_guifei.html
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Yang_Guifei
http://www.taleofgenji.org/yang_kwei-fei.html

 

Famous women in Asian history: SEON DEOK, Qeen of Silla kingdom (Korea)

She reigned as Queen Regnant of Silla, one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea, from 632 to 647. She was Silla’s twenty-seventh ruler, and its first reigning queen. She was the second female sovereign in recorded East Asian history and encouraged a renaissance in thought, literature, and the arts in Silla http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Queen_Seondeok_of_Silla
http://www.womeninworldhistory.com/heroine7.html
http://koreanhistory.info/Shilla.htm

Famous women in Asian history: BENAZIR BHUTTO

Former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, she was killed in a suicide attack on 27 December 2007

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7161590.stm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/2228796.stm
http://www.nytimes.com/2007/12/28/world/asia/28bhutto.html
https://www.thenational.ae/world/asia/who-killed-former-pakistan-prime-minister-benazir-bhutto-1.665423

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QNO_3qHHsgA&feature=related

 

Famous Asian women: Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain, Bangladeshi muslim feminist and social reformer (1880-1932)
http://www.sewallbelmont.org/womenwecelebrate/begum-rokeya-sakhawat-hossain/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Begum_Rokeya
http://bangladeshcontinual.blogspot.fr/2011/10/roquia-sakhawat-hussain.html

 

Chinese Empress Dowager Cixi (1868-1908)  was born on 29 November 1835 and will die on November 15, 1908
http://www.scmp.com/magazines/style/people-events/article/2119973/woman-who-ruled-china-what-you-didnt-know-about?utm_source&utm_medium&utm_campaign=SCMPSocialNewsfeed
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Empress_Dowager_Cixi

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 15 July in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 15 JULY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on July 15, 2018

756: While fleeing An Lushan Rebellion, Emperor Xuanzong of Tang is ordered by his Imperial Guards to execute chancellor Yang Guozhong by forcing him to commit suicide or face a mutiny. He permits his consort Yang Guifei to be strangled by his chief eunuch. General An Lushan has other members of the emperor’s family killed
http://sacrificeworldwide.com/yang-guozhong/
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/An_Lushan

1942: The first supply flight from India to China over the «hump» was carried to help China’s war effort

1966: The United States and South Vietnam begin Operation Hastings to push the North Vietnamese out of the Vietnamese Demilitarized Zone.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Hastings
http://libertyyes.homestead.com/Operations/Operation-Hastings-1966.htm

1971: A Sino-American communiqué announces the visit of President Nixon to China
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/nixon-announces-trip-to-china

1971: The United Red Army is founded in Japan
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Red_Army

1982: Nguyen Co Tach announces the beginning of the first Vietnamese troops withdrawal from Cambodia

2009: The foreign secretaries of India and Pakistan  meet on the sidelines of a summit in Egypt to discuss terrorism
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8151066.stm

2010: North Korea’s military holds its first talks with the US-led UN Command over the sinking of a South Korean warship in March
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2010/07/20107156236772599.html

2010: India’s foreign minister arrives in the Pakistani capital Islamabad to hold talks with his counterpart and resume a tentative cross-border dialogue that was derailed by the 2008 Mumbai attacks
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2010/07/201071552659734556.html
http://www1.voanews.com/english/news/asia/Indian-Pakistani-Foreign-Ministers-Meet-in-Islamabad–98494764.html

2011: Three U.S. Navy ships are welcomed by former foe Vietnam for joint training, despite China’s irritation following weeks of fiery exchanges between the communist neighbors over disputed areas of the South China Sea

2011: The first batch of departing U.S. soldiers left Afghanistan, beginning a drawdown of 10,000 American troops scheduled to leave by year’s end
http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/asiapcf/07/15/afghanistan.drawdown/index.html

On 15 July in South Asian history

ON 15 JULY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on July 15, 2018

1893: Birth of Nurul Amin, a prominent Bengali leader of Pakistan’s Muslim League, Chief Minister of East-Pakistan, Prime Minister and vice-president of Pakistan who died on October 2, 1974
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nurul_Amin
http://bangladeshcanadaandbeyond.blogspot.com/2009/03/villains-of-bangla-bengali-language_20.html

1903: Birth of Kumaraswami Kamaraj, Indian politician, who died on October 20, 1975
 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K._Kamaraj
http://www.perunthalaivar.org/english/life-history/
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/k-kamaraj.html

1905: Birth of Chaudhry Muhammad Ali, Prime Minister of Pakistan from August 1955 to September 1956, who died on December 2, 1980
http://pakistanweb.com/html/muhammad.htm

1913: Birth of Noor Muhammad Taraki, Afghanistan Prime Minister (1978-1979)
http://www.afghanland.com/history/taraki.html

1914: Birth of  Akhtar Hameed Khan, pioneer of Microcredit in developing countries who died on October 9 1999
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Akhtar_Hameed_Khan

1917: Birth of Nur Muhammad Taraki, Afghan president killed on September 14, 1979
http://www.historyinanhour.com/2012/07/15/nur-mohammad-taraki-summary/

1935: Birth of Thilakan, Indian actor, who died on September 24, 2012
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thilakan

1942: The first supply flight from India to China over the «hump» was carried to help China’s war effort

1963: Death of Muhammad Ali Bogra, Pakistan PM (1953-1955), born on August 12, 1909
 http://www.bogra.org/bogra1.html

1979: Morarji Desai resigns as Indian Prime Minister
http://www.boloji.com/people/04006.htm

1993: First meeting between Nepalese Home minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and his Bhutanese counterpart  Dago Tshring on the refugees question

2001: In Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina resigns as prime minister

2002: Anti-Terrorism Court of Pakistan hands down the death sentence to British born Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh and life terms to three others suspected of murdering The Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk/1804710.stm
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2561145/Briton-serving-life-beheading-U-S-reporter-Daniel-Pearl-attempts-commit-suicide-Pakistani-prison.html

2002: US citizen John Walker Lindh pleads guilty supplying services to Afghanistan’s former Taliban government and for carrying explosives
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/1779455.stm
http://edition.cnn.com/CNN/Programs/people/shows/walker/profile.html

2009: The foreign secretaries of India and Pakistan  meet on the sidelines of a summit in Egypt to discuss terrorism
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8151066.stm

2010: India’s foreign minister arrives in the Pakistani capital Islamabad to hold talks with his counterpart and resume a tentative cross-border dialogue that was derailed by the 2008 Mumbai attacks
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2010/07/201071552659734556.html
http://www1.voanews.com/english/news/asia/Indian-Pakistani-Foreign-Ministers-Meet-in-Islamabad–98494764.html

2011: The first batch of departing U.S. soldiers left Afghanistan this week, beginning a drawdown of 10,000 American troops scheduled to leave by year’s end
http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/asiapcf/07/15/afghanistan.drawdown/index.html

2012: Former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed is charged with illegally ordering the arrest of a senior judge
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-18856456

2013: In Bangladesh, Deadly clashes erupt after Ghulam Azam, spiritual head of Jamaat-e-Islami, given 90 years over war of independence role
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2013/07/201371575422931245.html
http://www.euronews.com/2013/07/15/bangladesh-islamist-leader-found-guilty-of-war-crimes/

On 15 July in Southeast Asian history

ON 15 JULY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 15, 2018

1942: Wenceslao Vinzons, Filipino politician and resistance leader, is bayoneted to death, born on September 28, 1910
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wenceslao_Vinzons

1946: Birth of Hassanal Bolkiah, Sultan of Brunei
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hassanal_Bolkiah

1966: The United States and South Vietnam begin Operation Hastings to push the North Vietnamese out of the Vietnamese Demilitarized Zone.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Hastings
http://libertyyes.homestead.com/Operations/Operation-Hastings-1966.htm

1974: Birth of Chot Ulep, Filipino musician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chot_Ulep

1975: The Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North Vietnam) and the Provisional Revolutionary Government (South Vietnam communists) ask their admission to the United Nations

1982: Nguyen Co Tach announces the beginning of the first Vietnamese troops withdrawal from Cambodia

2011: Three U.S. Navy ships are welcomed by former foe Vietnam for joint training, despite China’s irritation following weeks of fiery exchanges between the communist neighbors over disputed areas of the South China Sea

2012: In Vietnam, more than 10 thousand Catholics marched in different areas of the diocese of Vinh to demand respect for religious freedom against threats and violence of the government. On the eve of the marches, to intimidate the Catholics, the authorities deployed tanks outside the bishop’s residence, with patrols by gangs of thugs and soldiers
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Government-deploys-tanks-as-over-10-thousand-Vinh-diocese-faithful-march-for-religious-freedom.-25293.html

On 15 July in Japan’s history

ON 15 JULY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on July 15, 2018

1571: Death of Shimazu Takahisa, Japanese samurai and warlord, born on May 28, 1514
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shimazu_Takahisa

1871: Birth of Kunikida Doppo, Japanese writer who died on June 1908
http://www.ndl.go.jp/portrait/e/datas/262.html

1888: In Japan, the stratovolcano Mount Bandai erupts killing approximately 500 people
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1888_Eruption_of_Mount_Bandai

1922: Foundation of the Japanese Communist Party
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_Communist_Party

1971: The United Red Army is founded in Japan
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Red_Army

1992: Birth of Koharu Kusumi, Japanese singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Koharu_Kusumi
http://www.chickipedia.com/koharu-kusumi/
http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x13hpf_koharu-kusumi-koi-kana_music

2012: Death of Yoichi Takabayashi, Japanese director, born on April 29, 1931
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yoichi_Takabayashi

On 15 July in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 15 JULY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on July 15, 2018

756: While fleeing An Lushan Rebellion, Emperor Xuanzong of Tang is ordered by his Imperial Guards to execute chancellor Yang Guozhong by forcing him to commit suicide or face a mutiny. He permits his consort Yang Guifei to be strangled by his chief eunuch. General An Lushan has other members of the emperor’s family killed
http://sacrificeworldwide.com/yang-guozhong/
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/An_Lushan

756: Yang Guifei, concubine of emperor Xuanzong and one of the most famous women in China history, is forced to commit suicide
http://journeyeast.tripod.com/yang_guifei.html
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Yang_Guifei
http://www.taleofgenji.org/yang_kwei-fei.html

1613: Birth of Gu Yanwu, Chinese philologist and geographer who died on February 15, 1682 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gu_Yanwu
http://www.china.org.cn/english/features/beijing/31028.htm
http://quod.lib.umich.edu/f/frag/9772151.0001.006/–returning-the-gaze-an-experiment-in-reviving-gu-yanwu-1613?rgn=main;view=fulltext

1907: Death of Qiu Jin, born on November 8, 1875, a Chinese anti-Qing Empire revolutionary, feminist and writer. Executed after a failed uprising and today considered a hero in China
http://www.amazingwomeninhistory.com/qiu-jin-chinese-feminist-revolutionary/

1942: The first supply flight from India to China over the «hump» was carried to help China’s war effort

1946: Assassination of Wen Yiduo, Chinese scholar and poet, born on November 24, 1899
http://www.cipherjournal.com/html/sze.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/6783.html

1968: Death of Cai Chusheng, Chinese film director, born on January 12, 1906 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cai_Chusheng
http://www.dianying.com/en/person/CaiChusheng

1971: A Sino-American communiqué announces the visit of President Nixon to China
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/nixon-announces-trip-to-china

2015: Death of Wan Li, a major Chinese Communist political figure who served as vice premier and who was seen as a liberal voice in the Communist leadership. He was 98.
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/nation/2015-07/16/content_15290927.html