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On 14 August in Asian history

1947-08-14 Indépendance

ON 14 AUGUST IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 14, 2018

1183: Taira no Munemori and the Taira clan take the young Emperor Antoku and the three sacred treasures and flee to western Japan to escape pursuit by the Minamoto clan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taira_no_Munemori

1204: Death of Minamoto no Yoriie, Japanese shogun (1002-1203)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minamoto_no_Yoriie

1281: During Kublai Khan’s 2nd Invasion of Japan his invading Chinese fleet of 3,500 vessels disappears in a typhoon near Japan

1297: Birth of Emperor Hanazono, 95th Japanese Emperor (1308-1318) who died on December 2, 1348
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Hanazono

1573: Death of Saito Tatsuoki, Japanese warlord, born in 1548
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Saito_Tatsuoki

1642: Dutch navigator Abel Tasman sail from Jakarta with two ships. He will discover several islands, one of them will be named Tasmania
http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Abel_Janszoon_Tasman.aspx
http://www.nndb.com/people/442/000098148/

1774: Birth of Raja Ram Mohan Roy, Indian Freedom fighter and social reformer, who died on September 27, 1833
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/raja-ram-mohan-roy.html

1871: Birth of Guangxu, Qing Emperor of China, who died on November 14, 1908
http://madmonarchist.blogspot.fr/2011/12/monarch-profile-emperor-guangxu-of.html
http://www.travelchinaguide.com/intro/history/known/guangxu.htm


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hFyAGRaBp70

1885: Japan’s first patent is issued to the inventor of a rust-proof paint

1898: End of the siege of Manila by the US forces led by General Wesley Merrit
http://filipino.biz.ph/history/proc-capitulation.html
http://filipino.biz.ph/history/proc-occupation.html

1900: In Beijing, the legation compound, besieged by the Boxer is freed by an international force
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/peking-relieved-by-multinational-force
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eight-Nation_Alliance
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/7876.html

1911: Birth of Vethathiri Maharishi, Indian spiritual leader, who died on March 28, 2006
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vethathiri_Maharishi

1917: During World War I, China declares war on Germany and Austria
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/china-declares-war-on-germany

1921: Tannu Uriankhai, later Tuvan People’s Republic is established as a completely independent country from China, supported by Soviet Russia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tannu_Uriankhai
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tuvan_People%27s_Republic

1924: Birth of Rangjung Rigpe Dorje, 16th Karmapa Lama, Tibetan religious figure, who died on November 5, 1981
https://www.karmapa.org/life-16th-karmapa/

1937: Chinese Air Force Day: The beginning of air-to-air combat of the Second Sino-Japanese War and World War II in general, when 6 Imperial Japanese Mitsubishi G3M bombers are shot down by the Nationalist Chinese Air Force while raiding Chinese air bases

1940: Zhang Xiaolin, one of the Green Gang leaders, is assassinated by one of his bodyguard to please to Chiang Kaishek
http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/767575.shtml

1945: In the afternoon, Japan’s surrender is made public
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/japans-surrender-made-public

1945: By several agreements signed in Moscow, Soviet Union and China seal their Union against Japan and solve some question in Manchuria

1945: The Viet Minh launches August Revolution amid the political confusion and power vacuum engulfing Vietnam
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/August_Revolution

1945: Son Ngoc Thanh becomes prime minister of Cambodia
http://khmerization.blogspot.fr/2010/01/son-ngoc-thanh-s-biography.html
http://angkor1431.tripod.com/index/id21.html

1947: Pakistan gains Independence from the British Indian Empire under the administration of United Kingdom and joins the British Commonwealth

1947-08-14 Indépendance
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/modern/partition1947_01.shtml
http://www.timeanddate.com/holidays/pakistan/independence-day

1947: Birth of Jiro Taniguchi, Japanese mangaka
http://lambiek.net/artists/t/taniguchi.htm

1952: In Nepal, end of a royal coup d’état. The king takes personnaly the power

1957 : Birth of Bollywood actor and comedian Johnny Lever
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johnny_Lever
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/14th-august-1957-popular-bollywood-actor-and-comedian-johnny-lever-is-born


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MiUqPFjCDe4

1965: Ratification by the South Korea National Assembly of the treaty signed with Japan on June 22

1971: Pyongyang accepts the Seoul offer to resume negociations between the two Red Cross

1972: Birth of Yoo Jae-Seok, South Korean comedian and actor

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yoo_Jae-suk

http://www.hancinema.net/korean_Yoo_Jae-seok.php

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6WM-WkB3Rxo

1973: The constitution of 1973 comes into effect in Pakistan
http://www.pakistani.org/pakistan/constitution/

1973: US bombing of Cambodia comes to a halt
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-bombing-of-cambodia-ceases

1979: Birth of Yoichiro Morikawa, Japanese film director
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yoichiro_Morikawa

1982: Death of Mahasi Sayadaw, Burmese monk, born on July 29, 1904
http://www.mahasiusa.org/sayadaw.html

2000: Pakistan’s President Musharraf introduces Local Government Ordinance

2001: Following an agreement signed at Moscow with Pyongyang, a 930 km railway will be restored from Moscow to Seoul

2006: In Sri Lanka, a girls school is bombed by government troops causing 61 people dead and 200 wounded
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chencholai_bombing

2008: Cambodia and Thailand reach a deal to withdraw their troops from disputed temple
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7560474.stm

2010: The lawmakers, from eight European right-wing parties, pay homage at Yasukuni shrine and joined a Shinto ritual at the shrine’s main sanctuary, as part of a series of events to mark the 65th anniversary of Japan’s World War II surrender
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2010/08/201081414738993868.html

2010: Summer Youth Olympic Games, first ever Youth Olympics, officially starts in Singapore
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Summer_Youth_Olympic_Games

2011: Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi maids her first political trip outside the nation’s main city since her release from seven years of house arrest
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2011/08/201181464155221849.html

2011: Death of Shammi Kapoor, Indian actor and director, born on October 21, 1931
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shammi_Kapoor
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/videos/entertainment/bollywood/Bollywood-mourns-the-death-of-Shammi-Kapoor/videoshow/9601468.cms

2011: Jhalanath Khanal, Nepal’s prime minister, submits his resignation to the president over failure to reach consensus on moving forward with the country’s peace process
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2011/08/2011814173220108329.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-14523275

2014: In a first papal visit to Asia in 15 years, Pope Francis kicks off a five-day visit to South Korea fuelled by the Vatican’s desire to expand the Church in Asia despite challenges posed by governments like China
http://www.euronews.com/2014/08/14/pope-arrives-in-seoul-for-asian-youth-day-catholic-festival/
http://koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/nation/2014/08/632_162941.html

2015 : Shinzo Abe, the Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe, express « profound grief » for the « immeasurable damage and suffering » the nation’s military caused before and during the Second World War, but emphasises that future generations should not have to keep saying sorry
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/japan/11802967/Japan-PM-expresses-Second-World-War-remorse-but-says-next-generation-need-not-apologise.html
http://edition.cnn.com/2015/08/14/asia/japan-wwii-abe-apology/index.html

http://japan.kantei.go.jp/97_abe/statement/201508/0814statement.html

 

Holidays and observances

Pakistan : Independence Day

Indonesia: Pramuka Day

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 14 August in Asian history

1947-08-14 Indépendance

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 14 AUGUST IN ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on August 14, 2018

1183: Taira no Munemori and the Taira clan take the young Emperor Antoku and the three sacred treasures and flee to western Japan to escape pursuit by the Minamoto clan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taira_no_Munemori

1281: During Kublai Khan’s 2nd Invasion of Japan his invading Chinese fleet of 3,500 vessels disappears in a typhoon near Japan

1642: Dutch navigator Abel Tasman sail from Jakarta with two ships. He will discover several islands, one of them will be named Tasmania

1898: End of the siege of Manila by the US forces led by General Wesley Merrit
http://filipino.biz.ph/history/proc-capitulation.html
http://filipino.biz.ph/history/proc-occupation.html

1900: In Beijing, the legation compound, besieged by the Boxer is freed by an international force
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/peking-relieved-by-multinational-force
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eight-Nation_Alliance

1917: During World War I, China declares war on Germany and Austria
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/china-declares-war-on-germany

1921: Tannu Uriankhai, later Tuvan People’s Republic is established as a completely independent country from China, supported by Soviet Russia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tannu_Uriankhai
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tuvan_People%27s_Republic

1937: Chinese Air Force Day: The beginning of air-to-air combat of the Second Sino-Japanese War and World War II in general, when 6 Imperial Japanese Mitsubishi G3M bombers are shot down by the Nationalist Chinese Air Force while raiding Chinese air bases

1945: In the afternoon, Japan’s surrender is made public
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/japans-surrender-made-public

1945: By several agreements signed in Moscow, Soviet Union and China seal their Union against Japan and solve some question in Manchuria

1945: The Viet Minh launches August Revolution amid the political confusion and power vacuum engulfing Vietnam
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/August_Revolution

1947: Pakistan gains Independence from the British Indian Empire under the administration of United Kingdom and joins the British Commonwealth

1947-08-14 Indépendance
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/modern/partition1947_01.shtml
http://www.timeanddate.com/holidays/pakistan/independence-day

 

1965: Ratification by the South Korea National Assembly of the treaty signed with Japan on June 22

1973: US bombing of Cambodia comes to a halt
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-bombing-of-cambodia-ceases

2006: In Sri Lanka, a girls school is bombed by government troops causing 61 people dead and 200 wounded
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chencholai_bombing

2008: Cambodia and Thailand reach a deal to withdraw their troops from disputed temple
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7560474.stm

 

Holidays and observances

Pakistan : Independence Day

On 14 August in South Asian history

ON 14 AUGUST IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on August 14, 2018

1774: Birth of Raja Ram Mohan Roy, Indian Freedom fighter and social reformer, who died on September 27, 1833
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/raja-ram-mohan-roy.html

1911: Birth of Vethathiri Maharishi, Indian spiritual leader, who died on March 28, 2006
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vethathiri_Maharishi

1924: Birth of Rangjung Rigpe Dorje, 16th Karmapa Lama, Tibetan religious figure, who died on November 5, 1981
https://www.karmapa.org/life-16th-karmapa/
https://youtu.be/Ruolehj84vY

1947: Pakistan gains Independence from the British Indian Empire under the administration of United Kingdom and joins the British Commonwealth

1947-08-14 Indépendance
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/modern/partition1947_01.shtml
http://www.timeanddate.com/holidays/pakistan/independence-day

1957 : Birth of Bollywood actor and comedian Johnny Lever
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johnny_Lever
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/14th-august-1957-popular-bollywood-actor-and-comedian-johnny-lever-is-born


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MiUqPFjCDe4

1952: In Nepal, end of a royal coup d’état. The king takes personnaly the power

1973: The constitution of 1973 comes into effect in Pakistan
http://www.pakistani.org/pakistan/constitution/

2000: Pakistan’s President Musharraf introduces Local Government Ordinance

2006: In Sri Lanka, a girls school is bombed by government troops causing 61 people dead and 200 wounded
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chencholai_bombing

2011: Death of Shammi Kapoor, Indian actor and director, born on October 21, 1931
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shammi_Kapoor
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/videos/entertainment/bollywood/Bollywood-mourns-the-death-of-Shammi-Kapoor/videoshow/9601468.cms

2011: Jhalanath Khanal, Nepal’s prime minister, submits his resignation to the president over failure to reach consensus on moving forward with the country’s peace process
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2011/08/2011814173220108329.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-14523275

 

Holidays and observances

Pakistan : Independence Day

On 14 August in Southeast Asian history

ON 14 AUGUST IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on August 14, 2018

1642: Dutch navigator Abel Tasman sail from Jakarta with two ships. He will discover several islands, one of them will be named Tasmania
http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Abel_Janszoon_Tasman.aspx
http://www.nndb.com/people/442/000098148/

1898: End of the siege of Manila by the US forces led by General Wesley Merrit
http://filipino.biz.ph/history/proc-capitulation.html
http://filipino.biz.ph/history/proc-occupation.html

1945: The Viet Minh launches August Revolution amid the political confusion and power vacuum engulfing Vietnam
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/August_Revolution

1945: Son Ngoc Thanh becomes prime minister of Cambodia
http://khmerization.blogspot.fr/2010/01/son-ngoc-thanh-s-biography.html
http://angkor1431.tripod.com/index/id21.html

1973: US bombing of Cambodia comes to a halt
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-bombing-of-cambodia-ceases

1982: Death of Mahasi Sayadaw, Burmese monk, born on July 29, 1904
http://www.mahasiusa.org/sayadaw.html

2008: Cambodia and Thailand reach a deal to withdraw their troops from disputed temple
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7560474.stm

2010: Summer Youth Olympic Games, first ever Youth Olympics, officially starts in Singapore
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Summer_Youth_Olympic_Games

2011: Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi maids her first political trip outside the nation’s main city since her release from seven years of house arrest
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2011/08/201181464155221849.html

 

Holidays and observances

Indonesia: Pramuka Day

On 14 August in Japan’s history

ON 14 AUGUST IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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

Updated on August 14, 2018

1183: Taira no Munemori and the Taira clan take the young Emperor Antoku and the three sacred treasures and flee to western Japan to escape pursuit by the Minamoto clan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taira_no_Munemori

1204: Death of Minamoto no Yoriie, Japanese shogun (1002-1203)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minamoto_no_Yoriie

1281: During Kublai Khan’s 2nd Invasion of Japan his invading Chinese fleet of 3,500 vessels disappears in a typhoon near Japan

1297: Birth of Emperor Hanazono, 95th Japanese Emperor (1308-1318) who died on December 2, 1348
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Hanazono

1573: Death of Saito Tatsuoki, Japanese warlord, born in 1548
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Saito_Tatsuoki

 

1885: Japan’s first patent is issued to the inventor of a rust-proof paint

1898: End of the siege of Manila by the US forces led by General Wesley Merrit
http://filipino.biz.ph/history/proc-capitulation.html
http://filipino.biz.ph/history/proc-occupation.html

1900: In Beijing, the legation compound, besieged by the Boxer is freed by an international force including Japanese
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/peking-relieved-by-multinational-force
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eight-Nation_Alliance

1937: Chinese Air Force Day: The beginning of air-to-air combat of the Second Sino-Japanese War and World War II in general, when 6 Imperial Japanese Mitsubishi G3M bombers are shot down by the Nationalist Chinese Air Force while raiding Chinese air bases

1945: In the afternoon, Japan’s surrender is made public
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/japans-surrender-made-public

1945: By several agreements signed in Moscow, Soviet Union and China seal their Union against Japan and solve some question in Manchuria

1947: Birth of Jiro Taniguchi, Japanese mangaka
http://lambiek.net/artists/t/taniguchi.htm

1965: Ratification by the South Korea National Assembly of the treaty signed with Japan on June 22

1979: Birth of Yoichiro Morikawa, Japanese film director
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yoichiro_Morikawa

2010: The lawmakers, from eight European right-wing parties, pay homage at Yasukuni shrine and joined a Shinto ritual at the shrine’s main sanctuary, as part of a series of events to mark the 65th anniversary of Japan’s World War II surrender
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2010/08/201081414738993868.html

2015 : Shinzo Abe, the Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe, express « profound grief » for the « immeasurable damage and suffering » the nation’s military caused before and during the Second World War, but emphasises that future generations should not have to keep saying sorry
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/japan/11802967/Japan-PM-expresses-Second-World-War-remorse-but-says-next-generation-need-not-apologise.html
http://edition.cnn.com/2015/08/14/asia/japan-wwii-abe-apology/index.html

http://japan.kantei.go.jp/97_abe/statement/201508/0814statement.html

On 14 August in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 14 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 14, 2018

1281: During Kublai Khan’s 2nd Invasion of Japan his invading Chinese fleet of 3,500 vessels disappears in a typhoon near Japan

1871: Birth of Guangxu, Qing Emperor of China, who died on November 14, 1908
http://madmonarchist.blogspot.fr/2011/12/monarch-profile-emperor-guangxu-of.html
http://www.travelchinaguide.com/intro/history/known/guangxu.htm


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hFyAGRaBp70

1900: In Beijing, the legation compound, besieged by the Boxer is freed by an international force
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/peking-relieved-by-multinational-force
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eight-Nation_Alliance
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/7876.html

1917: During World War I, China declares war on Germany and Austria
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/china-declares-war-on-germany

1921: Tannu Uriankhai, later Tuvan People’s Republic is established as a completely independent country from China, supported by Soviet Russia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tannu_Uriankhai
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tuvan_People%27s_Republic

1924: Birth of Rangjung Rigpe Dorje, 16th Karmapa Lama, Tibetan religious figure, who died on November 5, 1981
https://www.karmapa.org/life-16th-karmapa/

1937: Chinese Air Force Day: The beginning of air-to-air combat of the Second Sino-Japanese War and World War II in general, when 6 Imperial Japanese Mitsubishi G3M bombers are shot down by the Nationalist Chinese Air Force while raiding Chinese air bases

1940: Zhang Xiaolin, one of the Green Gang leaders, is assassinated by one of his bodyguard to please to Chiang Kaishek
http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/767575.shtml

1945: By several agreements signed in Moscow, Soviet Union and China seal their Union against Japan and solve some question in Manchuria