Monthly Archives: août 2018

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

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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

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

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

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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

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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

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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

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

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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

 

On 28 August in Asian history

ON 28 AUGUST IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 28, 2018

770: Death of Kōken, Japanese empress, born in 718
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Empress_K%C5%8Dken

1025: Birth of the 70th Japanese Emperor Go-Reizei (1045-1068) who died on May 22, 1068
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Go-Reizei

 1183: In Japan, Minamoto no Yoshinaka enters victoriously in Kyoto after the Taira clan run away three days ago
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minamoto_no_Yoshinaka

1476: Birth of Kano Motonobu, Japanese painter, who died on November 5, 1559
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kano_Motonobu
https://www.google.fr/search?q=Kano+Motonobu&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&prmd=imvnso&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=SHc7UJrkL8jKhAeOx4CgDg&ved=0CAoQ_AUoAQ&biw=1140&bih=519

Kano Motonobu

1582: Birth of Chinese Ming dynasty emperor Taichang , who died after few months of reign in 1620
 http://www.chinaknowledge.de/History/Ming/personsmingguangzong.html

1620: Chinese Ming dynasty emperor Taichang is enthroned but will mysteriously died on September 26
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taichang_Emperor

1709: Meidingnu Pamheiba is crowned King of Manipur
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pamheiba

1896: Birth of Firaq Gorakhpuri, Indian writer who died on March 3, 1982

http://www.iloveindia.com/literature/urdu/poets/firaq-gorakhpuri.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/28th-august-1896-renowned-contemporary-urdu-poet-firaq-gorakhpuri-is-born

1943: Birth of General Surayud Chulanont, Thai 24th Prime Minister from October 1, 2006 to January 29, 2008
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Surayud_Chulanont

1945: At Chongqing, beginning of talks between Mao Zedong and Chiang Kai-shek (up to October 11) under US mediation
https://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/05/world/asia/the-last-time-mao-and-chiang-met.html?mcubz=3
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/8399.html

1947: Birth of Liza Wang, Hong Kong actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liza_Wang
http://www.lizawang.com/home/default.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3bw2w2T4Fbs

1947: Birth of Shoto Tanemura, Japanese martial artist
http://www.genbukan.org/Amatsu_Tatara_Martial_Art_and_/Shoto_Tanemura_s_Teachers/Shoto_Tanemura_History/shoto_tanemura_history.html

1950: Death of Ernest Douwes Dekker, Indonesian freedom fighter, born on October 8, 1879
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ernest_Douwes_Dekker

1951: Birth of Keiichi Suzuki, Japanese composer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keiichi_Suzuki

 1956: First official visit of Indonesian president Sukarno to Moscow marking his Marxist drifting
https://www.britishpathe.com/video/president-soekarno-in-moscow/query/Sukarno
https://www.wilsoncenter.org/publication/soviet-policy-indonesia-during-the-liberal-democracy-period-1950-1959

Russie 1956-08-28 Sukarno

1957: Birth of Ai Weiwei, Chinese artist and activist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ai_Weiwei
https://www.google.fr/search?q=ai+weiwei&biw=1188&bih=522&tbm=isch&source=lnms&sa=X&ved=0CAcQ_AUoAWoVChMIupj-tIbKxwIVyVoUCh09SgHn&dpr=1.15

1961: Birth of Deepak Tijori, Indian actor and director
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deepak_Tijori
http://www.celebritycurry.com/deepak-tijori-actor/

1966: Birth of Priya Dutt, Indian social worker and politician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Priya_Dutt
http://www.priyadutt.org/

1968: At the Democratic National Convention in Chicago, tens of thousands of Vietnam War protesters battle police in the streets, while the Democratic Party falls apart over an internal disagreement concerning its stance on Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/protests-at-democratic-national-convention-in-chicago

1970: Birth of Mian Mian, Chinese writer
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/english/doc/2005-03/01/content_420714.htm
http://www.pbs.org/frontlineworld/stories/china/candy.html

1973: Indo-Pakistani agreement for the repatriation of the prisoners of war

1973: North Korea refuses to carry on talks with South Korea

1974: Birth of Takahito Eguchi, Japanese composer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takahito_Eguchi

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5OJk3rI4o94

1976: Japan ratifies the Nuclear Weapons Nonproliferation Treaty

1987: In Manila, mutinous soldiers led by Lt Col Gregorio Honasan launch an attack on the presidential palace

http://www.nytimes.com/1987/08/28/world/dissident-soldiers-in-manila-attack-presidential-palace-in-apparent-coup-attempt.html?pagewanted=all
http://articles.latimes.com/1987-08-31/news/mn-3295_1_marine-officer
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/8173.html

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Bo0mwuSA0U

1989: Birth of Jo kwon, South Korean singer (2AM)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jo_Kwon

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pbA56gd8IYg

1993: In Singapore, Ong Teng Cheong, previously deputy to Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong, is the first directly elected president in Singapore
http://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/history/events/a99d1364-fdfd-4a05-9f04-be0746d762d5
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Singaporean_presidential_election,_1993

1998: Pakistan’s National Assembly passes a constitutional amendment to make the « Qur’an and Sunnah » the « supreme law » but the bill is defeated in the Senate

2004: Shaurat Aziz becomes Prime Minister of Pakistan
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/person.asp?perid=P087

2007: Death of Miyoshi Umeki, Japanese-born actress, born on 8 May 1929
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/09/05/AR2007090501484.html
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/miyoshi-umeki-401744.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pSqI0xZggU4

2010: China Standing Committee of the NPC approves controversial electoral reforms for Hong Kong
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2010_Hong_Kong_electoral_reform

2011: Baburam Bhattarai is elected prime minister of Nepal
http://www.france24.com/en/20110828-nepal-politics-parliament%20elects-maoist-prime-minister-baburam-bhattarai
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-14700892
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-14706938

2013: China and Russia walk out of a UN Security Council meeting after the US pushes for immediate action against Syria’s use of chemical weapons
http://www.voanews.com/content/china-warns-against-syria-intervention/1738509.html

2014: Vietnam and China agree to restore their strained relations
http://vietnamnews.vn/politics-laws/259401/vn-and-china-agree-to-restore-relationship.html

2017: Tsutomu Hata, known for brief stint as prime minister, dies at 82
http://sunnewsonline.com/ex-japanese-pm-tsutomu-hata-dies-aged-82/
https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2017/08/28/national/politics-diplomacy/former-prime-minister-tsutomu-hata-dies-82/#.WaRYNChJY2w

On 28 August in South Asian history

ON 28 AUGUST IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 28, 2018

1709: Meidingnu Pamheiba is crowned King of Manipur
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pamheiba

1896: Birth of Firaq Gorakhpuri, Indian writer who died on March 3, 1982

http://www.iloveindia.com/literature/urdu/poets/firaq-gorakhpuri.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/28th-august-1896-renowned-contemporary-urdu-poet-firaq-gorakhpuri-is-born

1961: Birth of Deepak Tijori, Indian actor and director
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deepak_Tijori
http://www.celebritycurry.com/deepak-tijori-actor/

1966: Birth of Priya Dutt, Indian social worker and politician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Priya_Dutt
http://www.priyadutt.org/

1973: Indo-Pakistani agreement for the repatriation of the prisoners of war

1998: Pakistan’s National Assembly passes a constitutional amendment to make the « Qur’an and Sunnah » the « supreme law » but the bill is defeated in the Senate

2004: Shaurat Aziz becomes Prime Minister of Pakistan
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/person.asp?perid=P087

2011: Baburam Bhattarai is elected prime minister of Nepal
http://www.france24.com/en/20110828-nepal-politics-parliament%20elects-maoist-prime-minister-baburam-bhattarai
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-14700892
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-14706938

On 28 August in Southeast Asian history

Russie 1956-08-28 Sukarno

ON 28 AUGUST IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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1943: Birth of General Surayud Chulanont, Thai 24th Prime Minister from October 1, 2006 to January 29, 2008
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Surayud_Chulanont

1950: Death of Ernest Douwes Dekker, Indonesian freedom fighter, born on October 8, 1879
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ernest_Douwes_Dekker

 1956: First official visit of Indonesian president Sukarno to Moscow marking his Marxist drifting

Russie 1956-08-28 Sukarno

https://www.britishpathe.com/video/president-soekarno-in-moscow/query/Sukarno
https://www.wilsoncenter.org/publication/soviet-policy-indonesia-during-the-liberal-democracy-period-1950-1959

1968: At the Democratic National Convention in Chicago, tens of thousands of Vietnam War protesters battle police in the streets, while the Democratic Party falls apart over an internal disagreement concerning its stance on Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/protests-at-democratic-national-convention-in-chicago

1987: In Manila, mutinous soldiers led by Lt Col Gregorio Honasan launch an attack on the presidential palace

http://www.nytimes.com/1987/08/28/world/dissident-soldiers-in-manila-attack-presidential-palace-in-apparent-coup-attempt.html?pagewanted=all
http://articles.latimes.com/1987-08-31/news/mn-3295_1_marine-officer
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/8173.html

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Bo0mwuSA0U

1991: Birth of Sarah Jane Santos, Filipino singer
http://en.wikipilipinas.org/index.php?title=Sarah_Jane_Santos

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FIYNkeQ49uI&feature=related

1993: In Singapore, Ong Teng Cheong, previously deputy to Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong, is the first directly elected president in Singapore
http://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/history/events/a99d1364-fdfd-4a05-9f04-be0746d762d5
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Singaporean_presidential_election,_1993

2014: Vietnam and China agree to restore their strained relations
http://vietnamnews.vn/politics-laws/259401/vn-and-china-agree-to-restore-relationship.html