Daily Archives: 29 août 2018

On 29 August in Asian history

ON 29 AUGUST IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 29, 2018

708: Copper coins are minted in Japan for the first time
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wad%C5%8Dkaichin

1498: Vasco da Gama decides to depart Calicut (India) and return to Kingdom of Portugal

1612: In the Battle of Surat, India, the English fleet beats Portuguese
https://books.google.fr/books?id=bxsa3jtHoCEC&pg=PA15&lpg=PA15&dq=1612+Battle+of+Surat&source=bl&ots=Q_OOOhORr0&sig=EqTbW2DZhJWRRxv1uHC3Qq5tLdU&hl=fr&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwi38amovuTOAhVIuhoKHUNjAckQ6AEIOTAD#v=onepage&q=1612%20Battle%20of%20Surat&f=false

1612-08-29 Battle of Surate

1842: Japanese shogun Tokugawa Ieyoshi orders to the daimyo (governors of provinces) to supply western ships if they request for

1842: The Treaty of Nanking signing ends the First Opium War and gives Hong Kong to the British
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Nanking
http://china.usc.edu/treaty-nanjing-nanking-1842
http://nankingtreaty.blogspot.fr/2015/01/engraving-of-signing.html

1866: Death of Tokugawa Iemochi, 14th shogun of the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan, born on July 17, 1846
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Tokugawa_Iemochi

1871: Emperor Meiji orders the Abolition of the Han system and the establishment of prefectures as local centers of administration
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abolition_of_the_han_system

1876: Birth of Kim Gu, president of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea (1927-1948), assassinated on June 26, 1949
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kim_Gu

1879: Birth of Han Yong-un, Korean Buddhist reformer and poet who died on June 29, 1944
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Han_Yong-un

1910: The Japan-Korean Annexation Treaty, signed on August 22, enters in force. Japan changes Korea’s name to Chosen and appoints a governor-general to rule its new colony
http://www.conservapedia.com/Japan_Korea_Annexation_Treaty

1910-08-29 annection

1916: The United States passes the Philippine Autonomy Act
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jones_Law_(Philippines)
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/549/today-in-philippine-history-august-29-1916-the-philippine-autonomy-act-of-1916-was-approved

1916-08-29 Autonomy Act

1919: Birth of Wu Guanzhong, Chinese painter, who died on June 26, 2010
 http://www.china.org.cn/english/NM-e/169480.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wu_Guanzhong
http://www.google.fr/search?q=Wu+Guanzhong&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&prmd=ivns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=MK9aTuC0NpCs-gbQ99mgDA&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&ved=0CCoQ_AUoAQ&biw=1366&bih=643

1922: Under Komintern instructions, the Communist Party of China Central Committee decides that all party members have to join the KMT
www.republicanchina.org/USSR-CominternKMT-CCP.pdf

1942: The international humanitarian agency, the Red Cross, reveals that Japan has refused free passage of ships carrying food, medicine, and other necessities for American POWs held by Japan
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/red-cross-announces-japan-refuses-passage-of-supplies-for-u-s-pows

1945: In Indonesia, the constitution that had been drafted by the PPKI preparatory committee, and announced on the 18th, is adopted. Sukarno is declared President, Hatta is declared Vice-President. The new government is installed on August 31
http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Constitution_of_the_Republic_of_Indonesia

1945: Gen MacArthur is named Supreme Commander of Allied Powers in Japan

1950: Taiwan question is put on United Nations Security Council agenda

1950: British troops arrive in Korea
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/august/29/newsid_3053000/3053107.stm

1955: Death of Chinese dramatist Hong Shen, born on December 31, 1894
http://wiki.china.org.cn/wiki/index.php/Hong_Shen

1959: Birth of Akkineni Nagarjuna, Indian Telugu actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Akkineni_Nagarjuna
http://celebprofile.blogspot.com/2011/01/akkineni-nagarjun-telugu-actor-pictures.html

1962: Birth of Hiroki Kikuta, Japanese composer
http://www.squareenixmusic.com/composers/kikuta/index.shtml
http://www.ocremix.org/composer/id/8/hiroki-kikuta/

1964: Nguyen Khanh steps down as president of South Vietnam and Xuan Oanh, former professor at Trinity College in Connecticut, is named prime minister
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/khanh-steps-down
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nguyen_Khanh
http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/vietnam-f2fe66-interview-with-nguyen-khanh-1981

1966: In Beijing, during the Cultural Revolution, start of a two-day demonstrations in front of the Soviet Union embassy

1971: President Nguyen Van Thieu retains control of National Assembly
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/president-nguyen-van-thieu-retains-control-of-national-assembly

1972: US president Nixon announces a new withdraw of 12,000 soldiers from Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/nixon-announces-another-troop-reduction

1972: Birth of  Bae Yong Joon, South Korean actor
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bae_Yong-joon
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Bae_Yong_Jun

1974: Birth of Kumi Tanioka, Japanese composer
http://www.rpgfan.com/features/tanioka-interview/index.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jze3vRfHzQA&feature=related

1975: Birth of Dante Basco, Filipino/American actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dante_Basco

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AFrUA1Hwjz4&feature=fvst

1976: Death of Kazi Nazrul Islam, Bengali poet, musician, revolutionary and philosopher, born on May 24, 1899
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Kazi_Nazrul_Islam
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kazi_Nazrul_Islam

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QQYN1Y6Vs0M

1976: Birth of Mieko Kawakami, Japanese singer and writer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mieko_Kawakami
http://asianmediawiki.com/Mieko_Kawakami

2004: Apirak Kosayodhin, a member of the Democratic Party is elected governor of Bangkok vis 21 others candidates
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apirak_Kosayodhin

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2iEm3rR3PeE&feature=related

2004: India test-launches a nuclear capable missile able to carry a one-ton warhead. The weapon has a range of 1,560 miles

2008: The major Buddhist Drepung Monastery in Tibet reopened  this week five months after being shut by the authorities during anti-government riots that rocked the region’s capital

2011: Japan’s governing Democratic Party (DPJ) chooses Finance Minister Yoshihiko Noda as its leader, lining him up to become the country’s sixth prime minister in five years
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-14705394
http://www.france24.com/en/20110829-japan-new-prime-minister-yoshihiko-noda-naoto-kan

2012: Japan and North Korea begin intergovernmental talks for the first time in four years to mainly discuss the retrieval of the remains of Japanese nationals who died in the northern part of the Korean Peninsula during the war.

2013: A preliminary report by a team of United Nations experts has determined that a North Korean cargo ship seized in Panama for carrying weapons violated sanctions, the Panamanian government said
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/aug/29/panama-north-korea-ship-sanctions

 

Holidays and observances

India: Telugu Language Day

On 29 August in South Asian history

ON 29 AUGUST IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on August 29, 2018

1498: Vasco da Gama decides to depart Calicut (India) and return to Kingdom of Portugal

1612: In the Battle of Surat, India, the English fleet beats Portuguese
https://books.google.fr/books?id=bxsa3jtHoCEC&pg=PA15&lpg=PA15&dq=1612+Battle+of+Surat&source=bl&ots=Q_OOOhORr0&sig=EqTbW2DZhJWRRxv1uHC3Qq5tLdU&hl=fr&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwi38amovuTOAhVIuhoKHUNjAckQ6AEIOTAD#v=onepage&q=1612%20Battle%20of%20Surat&f=false

1612-08-29 Battle of Surate

1959: Birth of Akkineni Nagarjuna, Indian Telugu actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Akkineni_Nagarjuna
http://celebprofile.blogspot.com/2011/01/akkineni-nagarjun-telugu-actor-pictures.html

1976: Death of Kazi Nazrul Islam, Bengali poet, musician, revolutionary and philosopher, born on May 24, 1899
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Kazi_Nazrul_Islam
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kazi_Nazrul_Islam

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QQYN1Y6Vs0M

2004: India test-launches a nuclear capable missile able to carry a one-ton warhead. The weapon has a range of 1,560 miles

2008: The major Buddhist Drepung Monastery in Tibet reopened  this week five months after being shut by the authorities during anti-government riots that rocked the region’s capital

 

Holidays and observances

India: Telugu Language Day

On 29 August in Southeast Asian history

ON 29 AUGUST IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on August 29, 2018

1916: The United States passes the Philippine Autonomy Act
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jones_Law_(Philippines)
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/549/today-in-philippine-history-august-29-1916-the-philippine-autonomy-act-of-1916-was-approved

1916-08-29 Autonomy Act

1945: In Indonesia, the constitution that had been drafted by the PPKI preparatory committee, and announced on the 18th, is adopted. Sukarno is declared President, Hatta is declared Vice-President. The new government is installed on August 31
http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Constitution_of_the_Republic_of_Indonesia

1964: Nguyen Khanh steps down as president of South Vietnam and Xuan Oanh, former professor at Trinity College in Connecticut, is named prime minister
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/khanh-steps-down
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nguyen_Khanh
http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/vietnam-f2fe66-interview-with-nguyen-khanh-1981

1971: President Nguyen Van Thieu retains control of National Assembly
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/president-nguyen-van-thieu-retains-control-of-national-assembly

1972: US president Nixon announces a new withdraw of 12,000 soldiers from Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/nixon-announces-another-troop-reduction

1975: Birth of Dante Basco, Filipino/American actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dante_Basco

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AFrUA1Hwjz4&feature=fvst

 2004: Apirak Kosayodhin, a member of the Democratic Party is elected governor of Bangkok vis 21 others candidates
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apirak_Kosayodhin

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2iEm3rR3PeE&feature=related

On 29 August in Japan’s history

ON 29 AUGUST IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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

Updated on August 29, 2018

708: Copper coins are minted in Japan for the first time
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wad%C5%8Dkaichin

1842: Japanese shogun Tokugawa Ieyoshi orders to the daimyo (governors of provinces) to supply western ships if they request for

1866: Death of Tokugawa Iemochi, 14th shogun of the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan, born on July 17, 1846
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Tokugawa_Iemochi

1871: Emperor Meiji orders the Abolition of the Han system and the establishment of prefectures as local centers of administration
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abolition_of_the_han_system

1910: The Japan-Korean Annexation Treaty, signed on August 22, enters in force. Japan changes Korea’s name to Chosen and appoints a governor-general to rule its new colony
http://www.conservapedia.com/Japan_Korea_Annexation_Treaty

1910-08-29 annection

1942: The international humanitarian agency, the Red Cross, reveals that Japan has refused free passage of ships carrying food, medicine, and other necessities for American POWs held by Japan
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/red-cross-announces-japan-refuses-passage-of-supplies-for-u-s-pows

1945: Gen MacArthur is named Supreme Commander of Allied Powers in Japan

1962: Birth of Hiroki Kikuta, Japanese composer
http://www.squareenixmusic.com/composers/kikuta/index.shtml
http://www.ocremix.org/composer/id/8/hiroki-kikuta/

1974: Birth of Kumi Tanioka, Japanese composer
http://www.rpgfan.com/features/tanioka-interview/index.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jze3vRfHzQA&feature=related

1976: Birth of Mieko Kawakami, Japanese singer and writer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mieko_Kawakami
http://asianmediawiki.com/Mieko_Kawakami

2011: Japan’s governing Democratic Party (DPJ) chooses Finance Minister Yoshihiko Noda as its leader, lining him up to become the country’s sixth prime minister in five years
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-14705394
http://www.france24.com/en/20110829-japan-new-prime-minister-yoshihiko-noda-naoto-kan

2012: Japan and North Korea begin intergovernmental talks for the first time in four years to mainly discuss the retrieval of the remains of Japanese nationals who died in the northern part of the Korean Peninsula during the war.

On 29 August in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 29 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 29, 2018

1842: The Treaty of Nanking signing ends the First Opium War and gives Hong Kong to the British
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Nanking
http://china.usc.edu/treaty-nanjing-nanking-1842
http://nankingtreaty.blogspot.fr/2015/01/engraving-of-signing.html

1919: Birth of Wu Guanzhong, Chinese painter, who died on June 26, 2010
http://www.china.org.cn/english/NM-e/169480.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wu_Guanzhong
http://www.google.fr/search?q=Wu+Guanzhong&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&prmd=ivns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=MK9aTuC0NpCs-gbQ99mgDA&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&ved=0CCoQ_AUoAQ&biw=1366&bih=643

1922: Under Comintern instructions, the Communist Party of China Central Committee decides that all party members have to join the KMT
www.republicanchina.org/USSR-CominternKMT-CCP.pdf

1950: Taiwan question is put on United Nations Security Council agenda

1955: Death of Chinese dramatist Hong Shen, born on December 31, 1894
http://wiki.china.org.cn/wiki/index.php/Hong_Shen

1966: In Beijing, during the Cultural Revolution, start of a two-day demonstrations in front of the Soviet Union embassy

1980: Birth of Nicholas Tse, Hong Kong singer and actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nicholas_Tse
http://www.lovehkfilm.com/people/tse_nic.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GR4ZC3jJeNw&feature=fvsr