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On 6 August in Asian history

1945-08-06 Hiroshima 8h15

ON 6 AUGUST IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 6, 2018

1180: Birth of Go-Toba, 82nd emperor of Japan (1183-1198) who died on March 28, 1239
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Go-Toba

1698: Birth of Nadar Shah, Persian emperor who invaded India and died assassinated on June 19, 1747
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nadir_Shah

1925: Death of Surendranath Banerjee, Indian leader of the Indian National Congress, born on November 10, 1848

http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/surendranath-banerjee.html
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Surendranath_Banerjee

1933: Birth of Suchinda Kraprayoon, Thai General, shortly prime minister in 1992
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suchinda_Kraprayoon
http://www.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=Suchinda%20Kraprayoon

1937: Emperor Hirohito personally ratifies his army’s proposition to remove the constraints of international law on the treatment of Chinese prisoners. This directive also advised staff officers to stop using the term « prisoner of war »

1945: The first atomic bomb is dropped on Hiroshima

1945-08-06 Hiroshima 8h15
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/august/6/newsid_3602000/3602189.stm
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/atomic-bomb-is-dropped-on-hiroshima

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AtSt5XZ7fq4&feature=related

1946: Birth of Masaaki Sakai, Japanese comedian
http://www.monkeyheaven.com/masaaki.html

1962: Birth of Michelle Yeoh, Chinese-Malaysian actress
http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michelle_Yeoh
http://michelleyeoh.info/Movie/thelady.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9OxQ-2gR1DU

1964: Birth of Gary Valenciano, Filipino singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gary_Valenciano


http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x3oisr_gary-valenciano-how-did-you-know_music

1965: During the Shantou or « Eight six » naval battle, Taiwanese submarine chaser Jianmen is torpedoed and sunk by PLA navy
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/7618.html
http://www.soviet-empire.com/ussr/viewtopic.php?f=149&t=50411

1965: Birth of Yuki Kajiura, Japanese composer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yuki_Kajiura
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=3914

1966: In Tibet, Red Guards start to loot Jokhang temple converting it into urinal and butchery
http://www.sacred-destinations.com/tibet/lhasa-jokhang-temple.htm

1966 gardes rouges

1969: In Xinjiang, new border clash between China and Soviet Union

1970: Birth of M. Night Shyamalan, Indian-born American film director
http://www.biography.com/people/m-night-shyamalan-9542296

1973: American forces bomb « by mistake » the city of Neak Leung in Cambodia killing and wounding hundreds of civilians
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neak_Leung

1975: Indian parliament modifies retrospect the election law and nullified the charge of electoral fraud against Indira Gandhi

1975: Khmers Rouge ask to Thailand the opening of negotiations for diplomatic relations

1976: Thailand recognizes the Socialist Republic of Vietnam

1976: Zulfikar Ali Bhutto lays foundation-stone of Port Qasim, Karachi
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Port_Qasim

1980: Birth of Wilber Pan, American/Taiwanese singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wilber_Pan

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gFUBiU2Aqfk

1990: Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto is dismissed for corruption

1991: Doi Takako, chairwoman of the Social Democratic Party (Japan), becomes Japan’s first female speaker of the House of Representatives
http://www.japan-zone.com/modern/doi_takako.shtml
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takako_Doi

1997: Ung Huot is elected First Prime Minister of Cambodia, replacing Norodom Ranariddh ousted by Hun Sen
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ung_Huot
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/relieved-ung-huot-carries-day

Ung Huot

2001: Death of general Duong Van Minh, twice president of South Vietnam
http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=980CE2DE163FF93BA3575BC0A9679C8B63

2006: In Hong Kong, the Legislative Council pass a bill that authorizes phone tapping and e-mails control

2007: In East-Timor, former president Xanana Gusmao is appointed prime minister. To protest, Fretilin launches violent riots

2009: Death of W. S. Rendra, Indonesian poet and playwrigh, born on November 7, 1935
http://www.thejakartaglobe.com/archive/obituary-farewell-ws-rendra-poet-playwright-and-father-of-indonesian-theater/

Rendra

2010: Japan marked the 65th anniversary on Friday of the 1945 uranium bomb attack on Hiroshima in which an estimated 140,000 people died. The ceremony was the first ever to be attended by representatives from the United States, Britain and France
http://www.france24.com/en/20100805-us-attend-biggest-ever-hiroshima-memorial-japan-britain-france-nagasaki-world-war-ii
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-10888571

2012: Myanmar’s government agrees to lift suspensions on two weekly journals within two weeks, just days after rare protests by journalists in two cities to demand more press freedom
http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20120806-363837.html

2014: Death of Smita Talwalkar, Indian actress and producer, born on September 5, 1954
http://www.dnaindia.com/entertainment/report-veteran-marathi-actress-smita-talwalkar-passes-away-at-59-2008390
http://www.thehindu.com/entertainment/veteran-marathi-actress-smita-talwalkar-dead/article6287219.ece

2015 : Hiroshima marks 70 years since atomic bomb
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-33792789
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2015/08/prayers-held-hiroshima-marks-70-years-bomb-150806055100557.html
http://www.euronews.com/2015/08/06/hiroshima-holds-70th-memorial-of-atomic-tragedy/

2017: Indonesia, Russia sign MoU to trade palm, coffee for Sukhoi jets
http://eurasiadiary.com/en/news/politics/173635-indonesia-russia-sign-mou-to-trade-palm-coffee-for-sukhoi-jets
http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2017/08/04/indonesia-to-barter-coffee-cpo-for-russian-jet-fighters.html


Holidays and observances

Japan: Toro Nagashi (Hiroshima) – Floating lantern ceremony to honor those killed by the U.S. atomic bomb in Hiroshima

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 6 August in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICT AND STRATEGY ON 6 AUGUST IN ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on August 6, 2018

1945: The first atomic bomb is dropped on Hiroshima

1945-08-06 Hiroshima 8h15

http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/august/6/newsid_3602000/3602189.stm
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/atomic-bomb-is-dropped-on-hiroshima

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AtSt5XZ7fq4&feature=related

1965: During the Shantou or « Eight six » naval battle, Taiwanese submarine chaser Jianmen is torpedoed and sunk by PLA navy
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/7618.html
http://www.soviet-empire.com/ussr/viewtopic.php?f=149&t=50411

1969: In Xinjiang, new border clash between China and Soviet Union

1973: American forces bomb « by mistake » the city of Neak Leung in Cambodia killing and wounding hundreds of civilians
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neak_Leung

1975: Khmers Rouge ask to Thailand the opening of negotiations for diplomatic relations

1976: Thailand recognizes the Socialist Republic of Vietnam

2014: Japan’s defence white paper for 2014 criticises China’s air defence identification zone, which declared unilaterally in November over the East China Sea, as dangerous, asserting the move could result in “unintended consequences,” and expressed strong concern over China’s expansion of military power

 

Holidays and observances

Japan: Toro Nagashi (Hiroshima) – Floating lantern ceremony to honor those killed by the U.S. atomic bomb in Hiroshima

On 6 August in South Asian history

ON 6 AUGUST IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on August 6, 2018

1698: Birth of Nadar Shah, Persian emperor who invaded India and died assassinated on June 19, 1747
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nadir_Shah

1925: Death of Surendranath Banerjee, Indian leader of the Indian National Congress, born on November 10, 1848
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/surendranath-banerjee.html
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Surendranath_Banerjee

1970: Birth of M. Night Shyamalan, Indian-born American film director
http://www.biography.com/people/m-night-shyamalan-9542296

1975: Indian parliament modifies retrospect the election law and nullified the charge of electoral fraud against Indira Gandhi

1976: Zulfikar Ali Bhutto lays foundation-stone of Port Qasim, Karachi
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Port_Qasim

1990: Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto is dismissed for corruption

2014: Death of Smita Talwalkar, Indian actress and producer, born on September 5, 1954
http://www.dnaindia.com/entertainment/report-veteran-marathi-actress-smita-talwalkar-passes-away-at-59-2008390
http://www.thehindu.com/entertainment/veteran-marathi-actress-smita-talwalkar-dead/article6287219.ece

 

On 6 August in Southeast Asian history

ON 6 AUGUST IN SOUTH EAST ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on August 6, 2018

1933: Birth of Suchinda Kraprayoon, Thai General, shortly prime minister in 1992
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suchinda_Kraprayoon
http://www.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=Suchinda%20Kraprayoon

1962: Birth of Michelle Yeoh, Chinese-Malaysian actress
http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michelle_Yeoh
http://michelleyeoh.info/Movie/thelady.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9OxQ-2gR1DU

1964: Birth of Gary Valenciano, Filipino singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gary_Valenciano


http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x3oisr_gary-valenciano-how-did-you-know_music

1973: American forces bomb « by mistake » the city of Neak Leung in Cambodia killing and wounding hundreds of civilians
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neak_Leung

1975: Khmers Rouge ask to Thailand the opening of negotiations for diplomatic relations

1976: Thailand recognizes the Socialist Republic of Vietnam

1997: Ung Huot is elected First Prime Minister of Cambodia, replacing Norodom Ranariddh ousted by Hun Sen
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ung_Huot
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/relieved-ung-huot-carries-day

Ung Huot

2001: Death of general Duong Van Minh, twice president of South Vietnam
http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=980CE2DE163FF93BA3575BC0A9679C8B63

2007: In East-Timor, former president Xanana Gusmao is appointed prime minister. To protest, Fretilin launches violent riots

2009: Death of W. S. Rendra, Indonesian poet and playwrigh, born on November 7, 1935
http://www.thejakartaglobe.com/archive/obituary-farewell-ws-rendra-poet-playwright-and-father-of-indonesian-theater/

Rendra

2012: Myanmar’s government agrees to lift suspensions on two weekly journals within two weeks, their editors said on Monday, just days after rare protests by journalists in two cities to demand more press freedom.

http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20120806-363837.html

2017: Indonesia, Russia sign MoU to trade palm, coffee for Sukhoi jets
http://eurasiadiary.com/en/news/politics/173635-indonesia-russia-sign-mou-to-trade-palm-coffee-for-sukhoi-jets
http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2017/08/04/indonesia-to-barter-coffee-cpo-for-russian-jet-fighters.html

 

On 6 August in Japan’s history

1945-08-06 Hiroshima 8h15

ON 6 AUGUST IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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

Updated on August 6, 2018

1180: Birth of Go-Toba, 82nd emperor of Japan (1183-1198) who died on March 28, 1239
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Go-Toba

1945: The first atomic bomb is dropped on Hiroshima

1945-08-06 Hiroshima 8h15
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/august/6/newsid_3602000/3602189.stm
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/atomic-bomb-is-dropped-on-hiroshima

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AtSt5XZ7fq4&feature=related

1946: Birth of Masaaki Sakai, Japanese comedian
http://www.monkeyheaven.com/masaaki.html

1965: Birth of Yuki Kajiura, Japanese composer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yuki_Kajiura
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=3914

1991: Doi Takako, chairwoman of the Social Democratic Party (Japan), becomes Japan’s first female speaker of the House of Representatives
http://www.japan-zone.com/modern/doi_takako.shtml
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takako_Doi

2010: Japan marked the 65th anniversary on Friday of the 1945 uranium bomb attack on Hiroshima in which an estimated 140,000 people died. The ceremony was the first ever to be attended by representatives from the United States, Britain and France
http://www.france24.com/en/20100805-us-attend-biggest-ever-hiroshima-memorial-japan-britain-france-nagasaki-world-war-ii
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-10888571

2014: Japan’s defence white paper for 2014 criticises China’s air defence identification zone, which declared unilaterally in November over the East China Sea, as dangerous, asserting the move could result in “unintended consequences,” and expressed strong concern over China’s expansion of military power

2015 : Hiroshima marks 70 years since atomic bomb
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-33792789
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2015/08/prayers-held-hiroshima-marks-70-years-bomb-150806055100557.html
http://www.euronews.com/2015/08/06/hiroshima-holds-70th-memorial-of-atomic-tragedy/

 

Holidays and observances

Japan: Toro Nagashi (Hiroshima) – Floating lantern ceremony to honor those killed by the U.S. atomic bomb in Hiroshima

On 6 August in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 6 AUGUST IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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

Updated on August 6, 2018

1965: During the Shantou or « Eight six » naval battle, Taiwanese submarine chaser Jianmen is torpedoed and sunk by PLA navy
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/7618.html
http://www.soviet-empire.com/ussr/viewtopic.php?f=149&t=50411

1966: In Tibet, Red Guards start to loot Jokhang temple converting it into urinal and butchery
http://www.sacred-destinations.com/tibet/lhasa-jokhang-temple.htm

1966 gardes rouges

1969: In Xinjiang, new border clash between China and Soviet Union

1980: Birth of Wilber Pan, American/Taiwanese singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wilber_Pan

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gFUBiU2Aqfk

2006: In Hong Kong, the Legislative Council pass a bill that authorizes phone tapping and e-mails control