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On 30 August in Asian history

ON 30 AUGUST IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 30, 2018

1329: Death of Khutughtu Khan, Emperor Mingzong of Yuan, briefly emperor of the Yuan Dynasty and the Mongol Empire, born on December 22, 1300
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khutughtu_Khan,_Emperor_Mingzong_of_Yuan

1363: Beginning of the Battle of Lake Poyang; the forces of two Chinese rebel leaders against the Yuan dynasty, Chen Youliang and Zhu Yuanzhang, who are pitted against each other in what was one of the largest naval battles in history, with an end on October 4
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Lake_Poyang
http://www.militaryhistoryonline.com/medieval/articles/battleofpoyanglake.aspx
https://www.mapsofworld.com/on-this-day/august-30-1363-ce-the-battle-of-lake-poyang-begins-near-nanchang-china


1428: Death of Shoko, 101st emperor of Japan (1412-1428), born on 12 May 1401
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Sh%C5%8Dk%C5%8D

1569: Birth of Jahangir, Mughal emperor who died on November 7 1627
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jahangir

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JkAJ0uTbmOs

1574: Guru Ram Das becomes the Fourth Sikh Master
http://www.sikhs.org/guru4.htm

1590: In Japan, Tokugawa Ieyasu captures Edo Castle
https://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Tokugawa_Ieyasu
http://www.japanvisitor.com/japan-city-guides/japanese-castles/edo-castle

1619: Death of Shimazu Yoshihiro, Japanese samurai and warlord, born on August 21,1535
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shimazu_Yoshihiro

1659 : Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan’s son Dara Shikoh is put to death by his younger brother Aurangzeb
http://www.newindianexpress.com/education/student/article598094.ece
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/30th-august-1659-dara-shikoh-is-put-to-death-by-aurangzeb
http://www.sikhiwiki.org/index.php/Dara_Shikoh

1785: Birth of Lin Zexu, Chinese scholar and official, who died on November 22, 1850
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lin_Zexu
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/8445.html

1842: During the First Afghan War, an army of 10,000 Afghans formed on the hills to the left of the Kabul road. British forces, lead by Nott attack and force the Afghans off the battlefield with substantial losses
http://britishbattles.com/first-afghan-war/kabul-1842.htm

1850: Birth of Marcelo H. del Pilar, Filipino writer, journalist and revolutionary, born on July 4 1896
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marcelo_H._del_Pilar
http://www.plaridel302.org/marcelo-h-del-pilar
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/554/today-in-philippine-history-august-30-1850-marcelo-h-del-pilar-was-born-in-cupang-bulacan-bulacan

1896: After the Battle of San Juan del Monte, eight provinces in the Philippines are declared under martial law by the Spanish Governor General Ramon Blanco. This included the provinces of Batangas, Rizal, Cavite, Nueva Ecija as well as the nearby areas in Luzon
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_San_Juan_del_Monte

1896: Birth of Chinese painter Puru (Pu Hsin-yu or Pu Xinyu) who died on November 18, 1963
http://www.art-virtue.com/painting/history/ching/PuRu/bio-PuRu.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/8451.html

Pu Xinyu

1903: Birth of Bhagwati Charan Verma Indian author who died on October 5, 1981
http://encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/Bhagwati+Charan+Verma

1911: In Japan, end of the second Katsura Taro’s government
http://www.jref.com/glossary/katsura_taro.shtml

1916: Birth of Shailendra, Indian songwriter who died who died on December 14, 1966
http://www.india-forums.com/forum_posts.asp?TID=518619
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shailendra_(lyricist)

1917: Vietnamese prison guards, led by Trịnh Văn Cấn, mutiny at the Thái Nguyên penitentiary against local French authority.

Trinh Van Can

1929: Birth of François Cheng (Cheng Baoyi), Chinese French academician, writer, poet and calligrapher
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fran%C3%A7ois_Chen
http://h05.cgpublisher.com/proposals/564/index_html

1939: Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto is appointed supreme commander of the Japanese fleet                                
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Isoroku_Yamamoto

1945: In Japan, Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces, General Douglas MacArthur lands at Atsugi Air Force Base
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/macarthur-arrives-in-japan
http://www.fsmitha.com/review/takemae.htm

1945: Hong Kong is liberated from Japan by British Armed Forces
http://famousdaily.com/history/hong-kong-liberate-japan-british-armed-forces.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LTS9zlicQIA

1951: Signature of a defense pact between the Philippines and the United States
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1695/today-in-philippine-history-august-30-1951-the-mutual-defense-treaty-was-signed-by-the-us-and-the-philippines
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mutual_Defense_Treaty_(United_States_%E2%80%93_Philippines)

1962: Japan conducts a test of the NAMC YS-11, its first aircraft since the war and its only successful commercial aircraft from before or after the war
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NAMC_YS-11

1970: Birth of Michael Wong, Malaysian-Chinese singer and composer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Wong_(singer)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mL-X0obn9NU

1974: Powerful bomb explodes at the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries headquarters inTokyo. 8 killed, 378 injured. Eight left-wing activists will be arrested on May 19, 1975

1979: Birth of Tavia Yeung, Hong Kong actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tavia_Yeung

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qP4qkTQ8alc

1979: Birth of Niki Chow, Hong Kong actress and singer
http://www.lovehkfilm.com/people/chow_niki.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lh3qsMu1px0

1983: Birth of Jun Matsumoto, Japanese singer and actor
http://www.jdorama.com/index.291.htm

1998: In Vietnam, Ven. Thich Quang Do is released from prison as part of a general amnesty of what the government called « common criminals »
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Th%C3%ADch_Qu%E1%BA%A3ng_%C4%90%E1%BB%99

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TzOFrY8E0VI

1999: After months of violence by pro-Indonesia militias, under the control of United Nations, the East-Timor people, with a 98,6 per cent toll of participation chose to become independent by 78,5 per cents of the voters
http://edition.cnn.com/WORLD/asiapcf/9908/30/etimor.referendum/

2001: Under United Nations control, first general election in East-Timor. Fretilin gets 55 of the 88 seats
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/East_Timorese_parliamentary_election,_2001
http://www.ipu.org/parline-e/reports/arc/2369_01.htm

2001: In Nepal, beginning of negotiations with the Maoist rebellion

2007: In China, Finance minister Jin Renqing, involved in a sex scandal, is sacked
 
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/world/minister-sacked-in-beijings-moral-purge/article20401124/
http://china.org.cn/english/features/56970.htm

2009: Japanese voters swept the opposition to a historic victory. Media forecasts give the DPJ 308 of the 480 seats in the lower house to the LDP’s 119, almost an exact reversal of their previous standing
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8229368.stm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8229988.stm

2011: Japan’s parliament elects Yoshihiko Noda as the country’s sixth prime minister in five years
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-14712541
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2011/08/201183055115406951.html

2014: Myanmar has discovered it has only 51 million people – far less than the previously estimated 60 million, according to preliminary results of the latest census
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2014/08/myanmar-loses-ten-million-people-census-201483055945633777.html

2015: M. M. Kalburgi, Indian scholar, author, and academic is shot dead, born on November 28, 1938
http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/ex-vc-m-m-kalaburgi-who-had-run-ins-with-hardliners-shot/
http://time.com/4016747/mm-kalburgi-india-murder-rationalist-idol-worship-hindu-nationalism/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M._M._Kalburgi

 

Holidays and observances

Popular Consultation Day (East Timor)

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 30 August in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 30 AUGUST IN ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on August 30, 2018

1363: Beginning of the Battle of Lake Poyang. The forces of two Chinese rebel leaders against the Yuan dynasty, Chen Youliang and Zhu Yuanzhang, who are pitted against each other in what was one of the largest naval battles in history, with an end on October 4
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Lake_Poyang
http://www.militaryhistoryonline.com/medieval/articles/battleofpoyanglake.aspx
https://www.mapsofworld.com/on-this-day/august-30-1363-ce-the-battle-of-lake-poyang-begins-near-nanchang-china

1590: In Japan, Tokugawa Ieyasu captures Edo Castle
https://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Tokugawa_Ieyasu
http://www.japanvisitor.com/japan-city-guides/japanese-castles/edo-castle

1842: During the First Afghan War, an army of 10,000 Afghans formed on the hills to the left of the Kabul road. British forces, lead by Nott attack and force the Afghans off the battlefield with substantial losses
http://britishbattles.com/first-afghan-war/kabul-1842.htm

1896: After the Battle of San Juan del Monte, eight provinces in the Philippines are declared under martial law by the Spanish Governor General Ramon Blanco. This included the provinces of Batangas, Rizal, Cavite, Nueva Ecija as well as the nearby areas in Luzon
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_San_Juan_del_Monte

1917: Vietnamese prison guards, led by Trịnh Văn Cấn, mutiny at the Thái Nguyên penitentiary against local French authority.

Trinh Van Can

1945: In Japan, Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces, General Douglas MacArthur lands at Atsugi Air Force Base
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/macarthur-arrives-in-japan
http://www.fsmitha.com/review/takemae.htm

1945: Hong Kong is liberated from Japan by British Armed Forces.

http://famousdaily.com/history/hong-kong-liberate-japan-british-armed-forces.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LTS9zlicQIA

1951: Signature of a defense pact between the Philippines and the United States
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1695/today-in-philippine-history-august-30-1951-the-mutual-defense-treaty-was-signed-by-the-us-and-the-philippines
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mutual_Defense_Treaty_(United_States_%E2%80%93_Philippines)

1999: After months of violence by pro-Indonesia militias, under the control of United Nations, the East-Timor people, with a 98,6 per cent toll of participation chose to become independent by 78,5 per cents of the voters
http://edition.cnn.com/WORLD/asiapcf/9908/30/etimor.referendum/

 

 

On 30 August in South Asian history

ON 30 AUGUST IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 30, 2018

1569: Birth of Jahangir, Mughal emperor who died on November 7 1627
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jahangir

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JkAJ0uTbmOs

1574: Guru Ram Das becomes the Fourth Sikh Master
http://www.sikhs.org/guru4.htm

1659 : Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan’s son Dara Shikoh is put to death by his younger brother Aurangzeb
http://www.newindianexpress.com/education/student/article598094.ece
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/30th-august-1659-dara-shikoh-is-put-to-death-by-aurangzeb
http://www.sikhiwiki.org/index.php/Dara_Shikoh

1842: During the First Afghan War, an army of 10,000 Afghans formed on the hills to the left of the Kabul road.British forces, lead by Nott attack and force the Afghans off the battlefield with substantial losses
http://britishbattles.com/first-afghan-war/kabul-1842.htm

1903: Birth of Bhagwati Charan Verma Indian author who died on October 5, 1981

http://encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/Bhagwati+Charan+Verma

1916: Birth of Shailendra, Indian songwriter who died who died on December 14, 1966
http://www.india-forums.com/forum_posts.asp?TID=518619
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shailendra_(lyricist)

2001: In Nepal, beginning of negotiations with the Maoist rebellion

2015: M. M. Kalburgi, Indian scholar, author, and academic is shot dead, born on November 28, 1938
http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/ex-vc-m-m-kalaburgi-who-had-run-ins-with-hardliners-shot/
http://time.com/4016747/mm-kalburgi-india-murder-rationalist-idol-worship-hindu-nationalism/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M._M._Kalburgi

On 30 August in Southeast Asian history

ON 30 AUGUST IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 30, 2018

1850: Birth of Marcelo H. del Pilar, Filipino writer, journalist and revolutionary, born on July 4 1896
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marcelo_H._del_Pilar

http://www.plaridel302.org/marcelo-h-del-pilar
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/554/today-in-philippine-history-august-30-1850-marcelo-h-del-pilar-was-born-in-cupang-bulacan-bulacan

1896: After the Battle of San Juan del Monte, eight provinces in the Philippines are declared under martial law by the Spanish Governor General Ramon Blanco. This included the provinces of Batangas, Rizal, Cavite, Nueva Ecija as well as the nearby areas in Luzon
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_San_Juan_del_Monte

1917: Vietnamese prison guards led by Trịnh Văn Cấn mutiny at the Thái Nguyên penitentiary against local French authority.

Trinh Van Can

1951: Signature of a defense pact between the Philippines and the United States
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1695/today-in-philippine-history-august-30-1951-the-mutual-defense-treaty-was-signed-by-the-us-and-the-philippines
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mutual_Defense_Treaty_(United_States_%E2%80%93_Philippines)

1970: Birth of Michael Wong, Malaysian-Chinese singer and composer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Wong_(singer)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mL-X0obn9NU

1998: In Vietnam, Ven. Thich Quang Do is released from prison as part of a general amnesty of what the government called « common criminals »
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Th%C3%ADch_Qu%E1%BA%A3ng_%C4%90%E1%BB%99

 

1999: After months of violence by pro-Indonesia militias, under the control of United Nations, the East-Timor people, with a 98,6 per cent toll of participation chose to become independent by 78,5 per cents of the voters
http://edition.cnn.com/WORLD/asiapcf/9908/30/etimor.referendum/

2001: Under United Nations control, first general election in East-Timor. Fretilin gets 55 of the 88 seats
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/East_Timorese_parliamentary_election,_2001
http://www.ipu.org/parline-e/reports/arc/2369_01.htm

2014: Myanmar has discovered it has only 51 million people – far less than the previously estimated 60 million, according to preliminary results of the latest census
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2014/08/myanmar-loses-ten-million-people-census-201483055945633777.html

 

On 30 August in Japan’s history

ON 30 AUGUST IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on August 30, 2018

1428: Death of Shoko, 101st emperor of Japan (1412-1428), born on 12 May 1401
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Sh%C5%8Dk%C5%8D

1590: In Japan, Tokugawa Ieyasu captures Edo Castle
https://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Tokugawa_Ieyasu
http://www.japanvisitor.com/japan-city-guides/japanese-castles/edo-castle

1619: Death of Shimazu Yoshihiro, Japanese samurai and warlord, born on August 21,1535
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shimazu_Yoshihiro

1911: In Japan, end of the second Katsura Taro’s government
http://www.jref.com/glossary/katsura_taro.shtml

1939: Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto is appointed supreme commander of the Japanese fleet                                
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Isoroku_Yamamoto

1945: In Japan, Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces, General Douglas MacArthur lands at Atsugi Air Force Base
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/macarthur-arrives-in-japan
http://www.fsmitha.com/review/takemae.htm

1945: Hong Kong is liberated from Japan by British Armed Forces
http://famousdaily.com/history/hong-kong-liberate-japan-british-armed-forces.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LTS9zlicQIA

1962: Japan conducts a test of the NAMC YS-11, its first aircraft since the war and its only successful commercial aircraft from before or after the war
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NAMC_YS-11

1974: Powerful bomb explodes at the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries headquarters inTokyo. 8 killed, 378 injured. Eight left-wing activists will be arrested on May 19, 1975

1983: Birth of Jun Matsumoto, Japanese singer and actor
http://www.jdorama.com/index.291.htm
http://bestuff.com/stuff/matsumoto-jun

2009: Japanese voters swept the opposition to a historic victory. Media forecasts give the DPJ 308 of the 480 seats in the lower house to the LDP’s 119, almost an exact reversal of their previous standing
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8229368.stm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8229988.stm

2011: Japan’s parliament elects Yoshihiko Noda as the country’s sixth prime minister in five years
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-14712541
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2011/08/201183055115406951.html

On 30 August in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 30 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 30, 2018

1329: Death of Khutughtu Khan, Emperor Mingzong of Yuan, briefly emperor of the Yuan Dynasty and the Mongol Empire, born on December 22, 1300
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khutughtu_Khan,_Emperor_Mingzong_of_Yuan

1363: Beginning of the Battle of Lake Poyang; the forces of two Chinese rebel leaders against the Yuan dynasty, Chen Youliang and Zhu Yuanzhang, who are pitted against each other in what was one of the largest naval battles in history, with an end on October 4
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Lake_Poyang
http://www.militaryhistoryonline.com/medieval/articles/battleofpoyanglake.aspx
https://www.mapsofworld.com/on-this-day/august-30-1363-ce-the-battle-of-lake-poyang-begins-near-nanchang-china

1785: Birth of Lin Zexu, Chinese scholar and official, who died on November 22, 1850
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lin_Zexu
http://history.cultural-china.com/en/47History6482.html

1896: Birth of Chinese painter Puru (Pu Hsin-yu or Pu Xinyu) who died on November 18, 1963
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/8451.html
http://www.art-virtue.com/painting/history/ching/PuRu/bio-PuRu.htm

Pu Xinyu

1929: Birth of François Cheng (Cheng Baoyi), Chinese French academician, writer, poet and calligrapher
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fran%C3%A7ois_Chen
http://h05.cgpublisher.com/proposals/564/index_html

1945: Hong Kong is liberated from Japan by British Armed Forces.

http://famousdaily.com/history/hong-kong-liberate-japan-british-armed-forces.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LTS9zlicQIA

1979: Birth of Tavia Yeung, Hong Kong actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tavia_Yeung

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qP4qkTQ8alc

1979: Birth of Niki Chow, Hong Kong actress and singer
http://www.lovehkfilm.com/people/chow_niki.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lh3qsMu1px0

2007: In China, Finance minister Jin Renqing, involved in a sex scandal, is sacked
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/world/minister-sacked-in-beijings-moral-purge/article20401124
http://china.org.cn/english/features/56970.htm