Daily Archives: 7 octobre 2018

On 7 October in Asian history

ON 7 OCTOBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on October 7, 2018

1242: Death of Japanese emperor Juntoku (1210-1221)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Juntoku

1661: Guru Har Krishan, born on July 7, 1656, becomes the 8th guru of Sikhism, died on March 30, 1664
http://www.sikhiwiki.org/index.php/Guru_Har_Krishan

1708: Death of Guru Gobing Singh the 10th Sikh guru
http://www.sikhiwiki.org/index.php?title=Guru_Gobind_Singh

1737: 40 foot waves sink 20,000 small craft & kill 300,000 in Bengal, India

1860: During the Second Opium War, the Anglo-French invasion army burns and loots the Yuanmingyuan (Beijing Summer Palace)
http://www.oxfordtoday.ox.ac.uk/opinion/loot-chinas-old-summer-palace-beijing-still-rankles
http://granitestudio.org/2010/10/24/the-burning-of-the-yuanmingyuan-150-years-later/
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9703.html

 

1860-10-07 Looting of the Yuanmingyuan

1901: Birth of Prince Souvanna Phouma, four times Laos’s Prime Minister, who died on January 10, 1984
http://biography.yourdictionary.com/souvanna-phouma
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Souvanna_Phouma

Souvanna Phouma 2

1914: Birth of Begum Akhtar, Indian singer who died on October 30, 1974
http://www.culturalindia.net/indian-music/indian-singers/begum-akhtar.html

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uzq1rpuFMig

1940: The McCollum memo proposes bringing the U.S. into the war in Europe by provoking the Japanese to attack the United States
http://www.findingdulcinea.com/news/on-this-day/September-October-08/On-this-Day–McCollum-Memo-Delivered.html

http://whatreallyhappened.com/WRHARTICLES/McCollum/index.html

1942: The October Matanikau action on Guadalcanal begins as United States Marine Corps forces attack Imperial Japanese Army units along the Matanikau River
http://www.wikiwand.com/en/Actions_along_the_Matanikau

1942-10-07-matanikau-offensive

1943: 96 American Prisoners of War are executed by the Japanese on Wake Island for allegedly trying to make radio contact with U.S. forces
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/japanese-execute-nearly-100-american-prisoners-on-wake-island

1944: Birth of Donald Tsang, Chief Executive of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (2005-2012)
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/4335331.stm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donald_Tsang

1945: Japanese at Rioekioe Islands surrender

1946: Birth of Yukiko Kobayashi, Japanese actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0462085/

1946: Birth of Pengiran Anak Saleha, Queen of Brunei
http://www.bruneiresources.com/rajaisteri.html

1947: Battles between Hindus and Moslems in New Delhi

1949: Establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Poland

1950: The US -led U.N. forces cross the 38th parallel and enter North Korea. China in November proved their threat to enter the war by sending several hundred thousand troops over the border into North Korea
1950-10-07 
1950: Mother Teresa received permission from the Holy See to start her own order “The Missionaries for Charity”
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/7th-october-1950-mother-teresa-founded-the-missionaries-of-charity
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Missionaries_of_Charity
http://www.motherteresa.org/07_family/Volunteering/v_cal.html

1950: The invasion of Tibet by China starts in the provinces of Kham and Amdo
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Chamdo

1958: President of Pakistan Iskander Mirza with the support of Ayub Khan and the army, suspends the 1956 constitution, imposes martial law and cancels the elections scheduled for January 1959
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/person.asp?perid=P015

1958: Birth of Yoshihiro Kato, Japanese actor
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1174634/
http://jdorama.com/artiste.601.htm

1960: Birth of Kyosuke Himuro, Japanese singer-songwriter and guitarist
http://finalfantasy.wikia.com/wiki/Kyosuke_Himuro

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OMyAZh_BT4s

1961: Conference of Ban Hin Heup (Laos) aiming to form a government including all the factions

1965: China announces it will reinforce its troops on the Indian border

1966: During the Cultural Revolution, the Soviet Union expels all the Chinese students
http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1979&dat=19661007&id=AZYiAAAAIBAJ&sjid=9qkFAAAAIBAJ&pg=1728,495701

1969: Birth of Benny Chan Ho Man, Hong Kong actor and singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benny_Chan_Ho_Man
http://www.hkcinemagic.com/en/people.asp?id=1653

1970: In a televised speech, President Richard Nixon announces a five-point proposal to end the war, based on a « standstill » cease-fire in place in South Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/nixon-announces-a-new-peace-proposal

1972: Birth of Shinsuke Izutsu, Japanese actor
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0412839/

1973: Japanese Prime Minister Kakuei Tanaka begins a visit to Moscow, until October 10
http://www.wikileaks.org/plusd/cables/1973TOKYO14218_b.html

1976: Succeeding Mao Zedong, Hua Guofeng is elected chairman of the Central Committee of the Chinese communist party
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hua_Guofeng

1979: Birth of Tang Wei, Chinese actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tang_Wei

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ohmuJXgehN8

1982: Birth of Li Yundi, Chinese classical pianist
http://yundili.homestead.com/bio.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Li_Yundi

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v1xAU5EkIwk

1986: Death of Chinese Marshal Liu Bocheng, born on December 4, 1892
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liu_Bocheng
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9723.html

1986: Death of Yojiro Ishizaka, Japanese novelist, born on January 25, 1900
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Y%C5%8Djir%C5%8D_Ishizaka
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0411151/

1990: Birth of Park Sanghyun, Korean singer and dancer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thunder_(singer)

2001: United States launches Operation Enduring Freedom, its attack on the Taliban and al-Qaeda militants in Afghanistan, in response to the 11th September attack on America
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/october/7/newsid_2519000/2519353.stm
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/president-bush-announces-military-action-in-afghanistan

2004: Cambodia’s King Norodom Sihanouk abdicates because of poor health
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/3722294.stm

2008: China cancells or put on hold several planned military exchanges with the United States as part of a backlash against a planned multi-billion dollar US arms sale to Taiwan
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2008/10/200810763413290753.html

2008: Thailand riot police fired tear gas and clash with protesters attempting to stop Prime Minister Somchai Wongsawat’s maiden speech in parliament. At least 70 people are injured
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7656073.stm

2010: Afghan President Hamid Karzai inaugurates the High Peace Council, charged with negotiating with the Taliban and other insurgents that have been attempting to destabilize the country since start of the US-led invasion nine years ago
http://www.france24.com/en/20101007-karzai-inaugurates-high-peace-council-negotiate-taliban-afghanistan-nine-year-anniversary-afghanistan-war

2012: President Benigno Aquino of the Philippines says that a deal had been agreed with the insurgent Moro Islamic Liberation Front on establishing an autonomous region for the nation’s Muslim minority, the result of 15 years of negotiations.
http://www.france24.com/en/20121007-philippines-aquino-peace-deal-agreement-muslim-militants-milf-liberation-insurgents-moro
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-19860907
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/philippines/9592414/Philippines-president-announces-landmark-peace-plan-with-Muslim-rebels.html

2013: The Maldives Supreme Court annulls results from the first round of voting in presidential elections, and called a fresh ballot for 20 October.
http://www.euronews.com/2013/10/08/political-violence-flares-in-the-maldives-as-supreme-court-annuls-september-/
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-24436773

2014: Three Japan-born scientists — Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamura — win the Nobel Prize in physics for the invention of blue light-emitting diodes — a new energy-efficient and environmentally friendly light source
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2014/10/07/national/three-japanese-win-nobel-prize-physics/#.VDPkDL1OLTY
http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-29518521

2014: Myanmar’s government pardons 3,073 prisoners, including 58 foreign nationals, as part of an amnesty that rights groups said included more than a dozen political prisoners
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2014/10/myanmar-pardons-more-than-3000-prisoners-20141078411568883.html

 

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 7 October in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 7 OCTOBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on October 7, 2018

1860: During the Second Opium War, the Anglo-French invasion army burns and loots the Yuanmingyuan (Beijing Summer Palace)
http://www.oxfordtoday.ox.ac.uk/opinion/loot-chinas-old-summer-palace-beijing-still-rankles
http://granitestudio.org/2010/10/24/the-burning-of-the-yuanmingyuan-150-years-later/
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9703.html

 

1860-10-07 Looting of the Yuanmingyuan

1940: The McCollum memo proposes bringing the U.S. into the war in Europe by provoking the Japanese to attack the United States.
http://www.findingdulcinea.com/news/on-this-day/September-October-08/On-this-Day–McCollum-Memo-Delivered.html
http://whatreallyhappened.com/WRHARTICLES/McCollum/index.html

1943: 96 American Prisoners of War are executed by the Japanese on Wake Island for allegedly trying to make radio contact with U.S. forces
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/japanese-execute-nearly-100-american-prisoners-on-wake-island

1945: Japanese at Rioekioe Islands surrender

1949: Establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Poland

1950: The US -led U.N. forces crossed the 38th parallel and entered North Korea. China in November proved their threat to enter the war by sending several hundred thousand troops over the border into North Korea

1950-10-07 
1950: Invasion of Tibet by China starts in the provinces of Kham and Amdo
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Chamdo

1965: China announces it will reinforce its troops on the Indian border

1970: In a televised speech, President Richard Nixon announces a five-point proposal to end the war, based on a « standstill » cease-fire in place in South Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/nixon-announces-a-new-peace-proposal

1973: Japanese Prime Minister Kakuei Tanaka begins a visit to Moscow, until October 10
http://www.wikileaks.org/plusd/cables/1973TOKYO14218_b.html

2008: China cancels or put on hold several planned military exchanges with the United States as part of a backlash against a planned multi-billion dollar US arms sale to Taiwan
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2008/10/200810763413290753.html

2010: Afghan President Hamid Karzai inaugurates the High Peace Council, charged with negotiating with the Taliban and other insurgents that have been attempting to destabilize the country since start of the US-led invasion nine years ago
http://www.france24.com/en/20101007-karzai-inaugurates-high-peace-council-negotiate-taliban-afghanistan-nine-year-anniversary-afghanistan-war

2012: President Benigno Aquino of the Philippines says that a deal had been agreed with the insurgent Moro Islamic Liberation Front on establishing an autonomous region for the nation’s Muslim minority, the result of 15 years of negotiations
http://www.france24.com/en/20121007-philippines-aquino-peace-deal-agreement-muslim-militants-milf-liberation-insurgents-moro

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-19860907
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/philippines/9592414/Philippines-president-announces-landmark-peace-plan-with-Muslim-rebels.html

On 7 October in South Asian history

ON 7 OCTOBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on October 7, 2018

1661: Guru Har Krishan, born on July 7, 1656, becomes the 8th guru of Sikhism, died on March 30, 1664
http://www.sikhiwiki.org/index.php/Guru_Har_Krishan

1708: Death of Guru Gobing Singh the 10th Sikh guru
http://www.sikhiwiki.org/index.php?title=Guru_Gobind_Singh

1737: 40 foot waves sink 20,000 small craft & kill 300,000 in Bengal, India

1914: Birth of Begum Akhtar, Indian singer who died on October 30, 1974
http://www.culturalindia.net/indian-music/indian-singers/begum-akhtar.html

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uzq1rpuFMig

1947: Battles between Hindus and Moslems in New Delhi

1950: Mother Teresa received permission from the Holy See to start her own order “The Missionaries for Charity”
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/7th-october-1950-mother-teresa-founded-the-missionaries-of-charity
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Missionaries_of_Charity
http://www.motherteresa.org/07_family/Volunteering/v_cal.html

1950: Invasion of Tibet by China starts in the provinces of Kham and Amdo
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Chamdo

1958: President of Pakistan Iskander Mirza with the support of Ayub Khan and the army, suspends the 1956 constitution, imposes martial law and cancels the elections scheduled for January 1959
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/person.asp?perid=P015

1965: China announces it will reinforce its troops on the Indian border

2001: United States launches Operation Enduring Freedom, its attack on the Taliban and al-Qaeda militants in Afghanistan, in response to the 11th September attack on America
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/october/7/newsid_2519000/2519353.stm
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/president-bush-announces-military-action-in-afghanistan

2010: Afghan President Hamid Karzai inaugurates the High Peace Council, charged with negotiating with the Taliban and other insurgents that have been attempting to destabilize the country since start of the US-led invasion nine years ago
http://www.france24.com/en/20101007-karzai-inaugurates-high-peace-council-negotiate-taliban-afghanistan-nine-year-anniversary-afghanistan-war

 

On 7 October in Southeast Asian history

ON 7 OCTOBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on October 7, 2018

1901: Birth of Prince Souvanna Phouma, four times Laos’s Prime Minister, who died on January 10, 1984
http://biography.yourdictionary.com/souvanna-phouma
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Souvanna_Phouma

Souvanna Phouma 2

1946: Birth of Pengiran Anak Saleha, Queen of Brunei
http://www.bruneiresources.com/rajaisteri.html

1961: Conference of Ban Hin Heup (Laos) aiming to form a government including all the factions

1970: In a televised speech, President Richard Nixon announces a five-point proposal to end the war, based on a « standstill » cease-fire in place in South Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/nixon-announces-a-new-peace-proposal

2004: Cambodia’s King Norodom Sihanouk abdicates because of poor health
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/3722294.stm

2008: Thailand riot police fired tear gas and clash with protesters attempting to stop Prime Minister Somchai Wongsawat’s maiden speech in parliament. At least 70 people are injured
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7656073.stm

2012: President Benigno Aquino of the Philippines says that a deal had been agreed with the insurgent Moro Islamic Liberation Front on establishing an autonomous region for the nation’s Muslim minority, the result of 15 years of negotiations.
http://www.france24.com/en/20121007-philippines-aquino-peace-deal-agreement-muslim-militants-milf-liberation-insurgents-moro
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-19860907
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/philippines/9592414/Philippines-president-announces-landmark-peace-plan-with-Muslim-rebels.html

2014: Myanmar’s government pardons 3,073 prisoners, including 58 foreign nationals, as part of an amnesty that rights groups said included more than a dozen political prisoners
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2014/10/myanmar-pardons-more-than-3000-prisoners-20141078411568883.html

On 7 October in Japan’s history

ON 7 OCTOBER IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on October 7, 2018

1242: Death of Japanese emperor Juntoku (1210-1221)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Juntoku

1940: The McCollum memo proposes bringing the U.S. into the war in Europe by provoking the Japanese to attack the United States.
http://www.findingdulcinea.com/news/on-this-day/September-October-08/On-this-Day–McCollum-Memo-Delivered.html
http://whatreallyhappened.com/WRHARTICLES/McCollum/index.html

1943: 96 American Prisoners of War are executed by the Japanese on Wake Island for allegedly trying to make radio contact with U.S. forces
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/japanese-execute-nearly-100-american-prisoners-on-wake-island

1945: Japanese at Rioekioe Islands surrender

1946: Birth of Yukiko Kobayashi, Japanese actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0462085/

1958: Birth of Yoshihiro Kato, Japanese actor
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1174634/
http://jdorama.com/artiste.601.htm

1960: Birth of Kyosuke Himuro, Japanese singer-songwriter and guitarist
http://finalfantasy.wikia.com/wiki/Kyosuke_Himuro

1967: Birth of Takahiro Izutani, Japanese composer
http://wapedia.mobi/en/Takahiro_Izutani

1972: Birth of Shinsuke Izutsu, Japanese actor
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0412839/

1973: Japanese Prime Minister Kakuei Tanaka begins a visit to Moscow, until October 10
http://www.wikileaks.org/plusd/cables/1973TOKYO14218_b.html

1984: Birth of Ikuta Toma, Japanese Singer/Actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ikuta_Toma
http://www.jdorama.com/artiste.869.htm

1986: Death of Yojiro Ishizaka, Japanese novelist, born on January 25, 1900
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Y%C5%8Djir%C5%8D_Ishizaka
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0411151/

1988: Birth of Mai Saito, Japanese actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1204069/

2014: Three Japan-born scientists — Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamura — win the Nobel Prize in physics for the invention of blue light-emitting diodes — a new energy-efficient and environmentally friendly light source
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2014/10/07/national/three-japanese-win-nobel-prize-physics/#.VDPkDL1OLTY
http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-29518521

 

On 7 October in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 7 OCTOBER IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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

Updated on October 7, 2018

1860: During the Second Opium War, the Anglo-French invasion army burns and loots the Yuanmingyuan (Beijing Summer Palace)
http://www.oxfordtoday.ox.ac.uk/opinion/loot-chinas-old-summer-palace-beijing-still-rankles
http://granitestudio.org/2010/10/24/the-burning-of-the-yuanmingyuan-150-years-later/
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9703.html

1860-10-07 Looting of the Yuanmingyuan

1944: Birth of Donald Tsang, Chief Executive of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (2005-2012)
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/4335331.stm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donald_Tsang

1949: Establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Poland

1950: The US -led U.N. forces crossed the 38th parallel and entered North Korea. China in November proved their threat to enter the war by sending several hundred thousand troops over the border into North Korea.
1950-10-07
1950: Invasion of Tibet by China starts in the provinces of Kham and Amdo
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Chamdo

1965: China announces it will reinforce its troops on the Indian border

1966: During the Cultural Revolution, the Soviet Union expels all the Chinese students
http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1979&dat=19661007&id=AZYiAAAAIBAJ&sjid=9qkFAAAAIBAJ&pg=1728,495701

1969: Birth of Benny Chan Ho Man, Hong Kong actor and singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benny_Chan_Ho_Man
http://www.hkcinemagic.com/en/people.asp?id=1653

1976: Succeeding Mao Zedong, Hua Guofeng is elected chairman of the Central Committee of the Chinese communist party
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hua_Guofeng

1979: Birth of Tang Wei, Chinese actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tang_Wei

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ohmuJXgehN8

1982: Birth of Li Yundi, Chinese classical pianist
http://yundili.homestead.com/bio.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Li_Yundi

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v1xAU5EkIwk

1986: Death of Chinese Marshal Liu Bocheng, born on December 4, 1892
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liu_Bocheng
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9723.html

2008: China has cancelled or put on hold several planned military exchanges with the United States as part of a backlash against a planned multi-billion dollar US arms sale to Taiwan
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2008/10/200810763413290753.html