Daily Archives: 23 août 2018

On 23 August in Asian history

ON 23 AUGUST IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 23, 2018

1176: Death of Rokujo, 79th Japanese Emperor from 1165 through 1168
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Rokujo

1592: During the Japanese invasions of Korea, the Yeongwon Castle is besieged by the Japanese Fourth Division led by Itō Suketaka
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Yeongwon

1600: In the Battle of Gifu Castle, the eastern forces of Tokugawa Ieyasu defeat the western Japanese clans loyal to Toyotomi Hideyori, leading to the destruction of Gifu Castle and serving as a prelude to the Battle of Sekigahara
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Gifu_Castle
http://www.japanese-castle-explorer.com/castle_profile.html?name=Gifu

1765: Beginning of Burmese–Siamese War (1765–1767)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burmese%E2%80%93Siamese_War_(1765%E2%80%931767)

1839: The United Kingdom captures Hong Kong as a base as it prepares to war with China. The ensuing 3-year conflict will later be known as the First Opium War

1884: French Admiral Courbet destroys the Chinese Fujian fleet in Fuzhou
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Foochow
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/8066.html

1896: The First Cry of the Philippine Revolution (for independance) is made in Pugad Lawin (Quezon City), in the province of Manila
http://www.philippine-history.org/cry-of-pugadlawin.htm
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/523/today-in-philippine-history-august-23-1896-katipuneros-led-by-andres-bonifacio-tore-their-cédulas

1896-08-23 Cry of Balintawak

1900: Death of Kuroda Kiyotaka, Japanese politician of the Meiji era, ]second Prime Minister of Japan from April 1888 to October 1889, born on November 9, 1840
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kuroda_Kiyotaka
http://www.jref.com/history/kuroda-kiyotaka/

1914: Japan declares war on Germany and sizes its possessions in Asia
http://www.firstworldwar.com/source/tsingtau_kato.htm

1914-08-23

1933 Mahatma Gandi is released from Indian jail following yet another hunger strike
http://www.sahistory.org.za/dated-event/mahatma-gandhi-released-indian-jail

1939: To cut off the supply lines of the Chinese army, Japanese Navy surround Hong Kong
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/8231.html
http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/62454492

1942: Death of Takeuchi Seiho, Japanese painter, born on December 20, 1864
http://www.artelino.com/articles/seiho_takeuchi.asp
http://www.myjapanesehanga.com/home/artists/takeuchi-seiho-1864-1942

Takeuchi Seiho moonlit landscape

1943: End of the bombing of Chongqing, the provisional capital of China, by the Japanese, that started on February 18, 1938
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bombing_of_Chongqing

1945: BKR (Badan Keamanan Rakyat), first Indonesian military force, begins organizing from former Peta and Heiho members. Some former Peta battalions join as entire units, having been told to disband only a few days before

1945: Joseph Stalin orders conveying Japanese army, mainly from Manchuria, as prisoner of war to the Soviet Union
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_prisoners_of_war_in_the_Soviet_Union
http://www.gwu.edu/~memory/data/government/russia_pow.html
http://www.nytimes.com/1998/04/12/world/japan-s-blossoms-soothe-a-pow-lost-in-siberia.html

1949: Opening, in La Hague, of the round table between Dutch and Indonesian with United Nations delegates

1950: Birth of Alan Tam, Hong Kong singer and actor
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alan_Tam

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iF5-YrgVqEs

1954: The Indian Upper house of the Indian parliament receives its Hindi name of Rajya Sabha (states council)

1958: The Second Taiwan Strait crisis begins with the People’s Liberation Army’s bombardment of Quemoy
1958-08-23 2d Detroit crisis

http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/ops/quemoy_matsu-2.htm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Taiwan_Strait_Crisis
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/8238.html


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P1jm0Y3jYFs

1963: Birth of Park Chan-wook, Korean director and screenwriter
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Park_Chan-wook

1964: Birth of Kong Hee, Singaporean, Founder and Senior Pastor of the City Harvest movement in Asia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kong_Hee

1967: In Vietnam war, Can Tho and Hoa An are attacked by North Vietnamese troops

1968: Communist forces renew offensive in South Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/communist-forces-renew-offensive

1973: Birth of Malaika Arora Khan, Indian actress and model
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malaika_Arora_Khan
http://www.hamaraphotos.com/malaika_arora_khan_148.html

1996: Osama bin Laden issues a fatwa entitled ‘A declaration of war against the Americans occupying the land of the two holy places »

2003: In Cambodia, the Funcipec and Sam Ransy Party form an democratic alliance against the People’s Cambodian Party of premier Hun Sen

2007: In Pakistan, the Supreme Court authorizes the former PM Nawaz Sharif to come back to the country while general Musharraf imposed him a ten years voluntary exile
http://www.csmonitor.com/2007/1126/p01s02-wosc.html

2010: Thailand says it will resume diplomatic ties with Cambodia after Phnom Penh announced the resignation of ousted Thai leader Thaksin Shinawatra as its economic advisor
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-11059580

2010: Manila hostage crisis, in which eight Hong Kong hostages are killed
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-pacific-11055015
http://www.abs-cbnnews.com/nation/08/23/10/bus-driver-escapes-claims-hostages-all-dead

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gcZXA6YDJII

2011: Islamic rebels in the southern Philippines reject a proposal by the Philippine government to offer what it calls “genuine autonomy” for Filipino Muslims, saying that it “does not address the real issues” that have fueled the separatist rebellion in the country’s south over the past 40 years
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/24/world/asia/24philippines.html?_r=1&ref=asia

2014: The United States has accused the Chinese military of provocation after one of its fighter jets conducted an « intercept » of a US Navy spy plane in international air space over the South China Sea
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2014/08/us-hits-at-china-over-spy-plane-provocation-201482391728313849.html
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Pentagon-furious-after-Chinese-military-jet-has-near-miss-with-US-plane-31968.html

On 23 August in Taiwan history

ON 23 AUGUST IN TAIWAN HISTORY

Updated on August 23, 2018

1958: The Second Taiwan Strait crisis begins with the People’s Liberation Army’s bombardment of Quemoy

1958-08-23 2d Detroit crisis

http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/ops/quemoy_matsu-2.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Taiwan_Strait_Crisis
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/8238.html

 

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 23 August in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 23 AUGUST IN ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on August 23, 2018

1592: During the Japanese invasions of Korea, the Yeongwon Castle is besieged by the Japanese Fourth Division led by Itō Suketaka
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Yeongwon

1600: In the Battle of Gifu Castle, the eastern forces of Tokugawa Ieyasu defeat the western Japanese clans loyal to Toyotomi Hideyori, leading to the destruction of Gifu Castle and serving as a prelude to the Battle of Sekigahara
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Gifu_Castle
http://www.japanese-castle-explorer.com/castle_profile.html?name=Gifu

1765: Beginning of Burmese–Siamese War (1765–1767)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burmese%E2%80%93Siamese_War_(1765%E2%80%931767)

1839: The United Kingdom captures Hong Kong as a base as it prepares to war with China. The ensuing 3-year conflict will later be known as the First Opium War

1884: French Admiral Courbet destroys the Chinese Fujian fleet in Fuzhou
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Foochow
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/8066.html

1896: The First Cry of the Philippine Revolution (for independance) is made in Pugad Lawin (Quezon City), in the province of Manila
http://www.philippine-history.org/cry-of-pugadlawin.htm
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/523/today-in-philippine-history-august-23-1896-katipuneros-led-by-andres-bonifacio-tore-their-cédulas

1896-08-23 Cry of Balintawak

1914: Japan declares war on Germany and sizes its possessions in Asia
http://www.firstworldwar.com/source/tsingtau_kato.htm

1914-08-23

1939: To cut off the supply lines of the Chinese army, Japanese Navy surround Hong Kong
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/8231.html
http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/62454492

1943: End of the bombing of Chongqing, the provisional capital of China, by the Japanese, that started on February 18, 1938
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bombing_of_Chongqing

1945: BKR (Badan Keamanan Rakyat), first Indonesian military force, begins organizing from former Peta and Heiho members. Some former Peta battalions join as entire units, having been told to disband only a few days before

1945: Joseph Stalin orders conveying Japanese army, mainly from Manchuria, as prisoner of war to the Soviet Union
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_prisoners_of_war_in_the_Soviet_Union
http://www.gwu.edu/~memory/data/government/russia_pow.html
http://www.nytimes.com/1998/04/12/world/japan-s-blossoms-soothe-a-pow-lost-in-siberia.html

1949: Opening, in La Hague, of the round table between Dutch and Indonesian with United Nations delegates

1958: The Second Taiwan Strait crisis begins with the People’s Liberation Army’s bombardment of Quemoy

1958-08-23 2d Detroit crisis

http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/ops/quemoy_matsu-2.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Taiwan_Strait_Crisis
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/8238.html

1967: In Vietnam war, Can Tho and Hoa An are attacked by North Vietnamese troops

1968: Communist forces renew offensive in South Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/communist-forces-renew-offensive

2010: Thailand says it will resume diplomatic ties with Cambodia after Phnom Penh announced the resignation of ousted Thai leader Thaksin Shinawatra as its economic advisor
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-11059580

2010: Manila hostage crisis, in which eight Hong Kong hostages are killed
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-pacific-11055015
http://www.abs-cbnnews.com/nation/08/23/10/bus-driver-escapes-claims-hostages-all-dead

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gcZXA6YDJII

2011: Islamic rebels in the southern Philippines reject a proposal by the Philippine government to offer what it calls “genuine autonomy” for Filipino Muslims, saying that it “does not address the real issues” that have fueled the separatist rebellion in the country’s south over the past 40 years
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/24/world/asia/24philippines.html?_r=1&ref=asia

2014: The United States has accused the Chinese military of provocation after one of its fighter jets conducted an « intercept » of a US Navy spy plane in international air space over the South China Sea
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2014/08/us-hits-at-china-over-spy-plane-provocation-201482391728313849.html
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Pentagon-furious-after-Chinese-military-jet-has-near-miss-with-US-plane-31968.html

On 23 August in South Asian history

ON 23 AUGUST IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 23, 2018

1933 Mahatma Gandi is released from Indian jail following yet another hunger strike
http://www.sahistory.org.za/dated-event/mahatma-gandhi-released-indian-jail

1954: The Indian Upper house of the Indian parliament receives its Hindi name of Rajya Sabha (states council)

1973: Birth of Malaika Arora Khan, Indian actress and model
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malaika_Arora_Khan
http://www.hamaraphotos.com/malaika_arora_khan_148.html

1996: Osama bin Laden issues a fatwa entitled ‘A declaration of war against the Americans occupying the land of the two holy places »

2007: In Pakistan, the Supreme Court authorizes the former PM Nawaz Sharif to come back to the country while general Musharraf imposed him a ten years voluntary exile
http://www.csmonitor.com/2007/1126/p01s02-wosc.html

On 23 August in Southeast Asian history

ON 23 AUGUST IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 23, 2018

1765: Beginning of Burmese–Siamese War (1765–1767)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burmese%E2%80%93Siamese_War_(1765%E2%80%931767)

1896: The First Cry of the Philippine Revolution (for independance) is made in Pugad Lawin (Quezon City), in the province of Manila
http://www.philippine-history.org/cry-of-pugadlawin.htm
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/523/today-in-philippine-history-august-23-1896-katipuneros-led-by-andres-bonifacio-tore-their-cédulas

1896-08-23 Cry of Balintawak

1945: BKR (Badan Keamanan Rakyat), first Indonesian military force, begins organizing from former Peta and Heiho members. Some former Peta battalions join as entire units, having been told to disband only a few days before

1949: Opening, in La Hague, of the round table between Dutch and Indonesian with United Nations delegates

1964: Birth of Kong Hee, Singaporean, Founder and Senior Pastor of the City Harvest movement in Asia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kong_Hee

1967: In Vietnam war, Can Tho and Hoa An are attacked by North Vietnamese troops

1968: Communist forces renew offensive in South Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/communist-forces-renew-offensive

1987: Birth of Nikki Gil, Filipino actress, host and singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nikki_Gil

2001: Birth of Zaijian Jaranilla, Filipino child actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zaijian_Jaranilla

2003: In Cambodia, the Funcipec and Sam Ransy Party form an democratic alliance against the People’s Cambodian Party of premier Hun Sen

2010: Thailand says it will resume diplomatic ties with Cambodia after Phnom Penh announced the resignation of ousted Thai leader Thaksin Shinawatra as its economic advisor
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-11059580

2010: Manila hostage crisis, in which eight Hong Kong hostages are killed
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-pacific-11055015
http://www.abs-cbnnews.com/nation/08/23/10/bus-driver-escapes-claims-hostages-all-dead

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gcZXA6YDJII

2011: Islamic rebels in the southern Philippines reject a proposal by the Philippine government to offer what it calls “genuine autonomy” for Filipino Muslims, saying that it “does not address the real issues” that have fueled the separatist rebellion in the country’s south over the past 40 years
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/24/world/asia/24philippines.html?_r=1&ref=asia

2014: The United States has accused the Chinese military of provocation after one of its fighter jets conducted an « intercept » of a US Navy spy plane in international air space over the South China Sea
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2014/08/us-hits-at-china-over-spy-plane-provocation-201482391728313849.html
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Pentagon-furious-after-Chinese-military-jet-has-near-miss-with-US-plane-31968.html

On 23 August in Japan’s history

ON 23 AUGUST IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on August 23, 2018

1176: Death of Rokujo, 79th Japanese Emperor from 1165 through 1168
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Rokujo

1592: During the Japanese invasions of Korea, the Yeongwon Castle is besieged by the Japanese Fourth Division led by Itō Suketaka
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Yeongwon

1600: In the Battle of Gifu Castle, the eastern forces of Tokugawa Ieyasu defeat the western Japanese clans loyal to Toyotomi Hideyori, leading to the destruction of Gifu Castle and serving as a prelude to the Battle of Sekigahara
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Gifu_Castle
http://www.japanese-castle-explorer.com/castle_profile.html?name=Gifu

1900: Death of Kuroda Kiyotaka, Japanese politician of the Meiji era, ]second Prime Minister of Japan from April 1888 to October 1889, born on November 9, 1840
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kuroda_Kiyotaka
http://www.jref.com/history/kuroda-kiyotaka/

1914: Japan declares war on Germany and sizes its possessions in Asia
http://www.firstworldwar.com/source/tsingtau_kato.htm

1914-08-23

1939: To cut off the supply lines of the Chinese army, Japanese Navy surround Hong Kong
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/8231.html
http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/62454492

1942: Death of Takeuchi Seiho, Japanese painter, born on December 20, 1864
http://www.artelino.com/articles/seiho_takeuchi.asp
http://www.myjapanesehanga.com/home/artists/takeuchi-seiho-1864-1942

Takeuchi Seiho moonlit landscape
1943: End of the bombing of Chongqing, the provisional capital of China, by the Japanese, that started on February 18, 1938
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bombing_of_Chongqing

1945: Joseph Stalin orders conveying Japanese army, mainly from Manchuria, as prisoner of war to the Soviet Union
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_prisoners_of_war_in_the_Soviet_Union
http://www.gwu.edu/~memory/data/government/russia_pow.html
http://www.nytimes.com/1998/04/12/world/japan-s-blossoms-soothe-a-pow-lost-in-siberia.html

On 23 August in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 23 AUGUST IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on August 23, 2018

1839: The United Kingdom captures Hong Kong as a base as it prepares to war with Qing China. The ensuing 3-year conflict will later be known as the First Opium War

1884: French Admiral Courbet destroys the Chinese Fujian fleet in Fuzhou
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Foochow
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/8066.html

1939: To cut off the supply lines of the Chinese army, Japanese Navy surround Hong Kong
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/8231.html
http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/62454492

1943: End of the bombing of Chongqing, the provisional capital of China, by the Japanese, that started on February 18, 1938
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bombing_of_Chongqing

1950: Birth of Alan Tam, Hong Kong singer and actor
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alan_Tam

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iF5-YrgVqEs

1958: The Second Taiwan Strait crisis begins with the People’s Liberation Army’s bombardment of Quemoy

1958-08-23 2d Detroit crisis
http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/ops/quemoy_matsu-2.htm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Taiwan_Strait_Crisis
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/8238.html


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P1jm0Y3jYFs

2010: Manila hostage crisis, in which eight Hong Kong hostages are killed
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-pacific-11055015
http://www.abs-cbnnews.com/nation/08/23/10/bus-driver-escapes-claims-hostages-all-dead

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gcZXA6YDJII

2014: The United States has accused the Chinese military of provocation after one of its fighter jets conducted an « intercept » of a US Navy spy plane in international air space over the South China Sea
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2014/08/us-hits-at-china-over-spy-plane-provocation-201482391728313849.html
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Pentagon-furious-after-Chinese-military-jet-has-near-miss-with-US-plane-31968.html