Daily Archives: 7 décembre 2018

On 7 December in Asian history

1941-12-07-japan-opens-war

ON 7 DECEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on December 7, 2018

1561: Birth of Kikkawa Hiroie, Japanese politician, who died on October 22, 1625
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kikkawa_Hiroie


1798: Death of Qing Dynasty poet Yuan Mei, born in 1716
http://poetrychina.net/wp/poets/yuan_mei
http://www.poetry-chaikhana.com/Poets/M/MeiYuan/index.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/11477.html

Yuan Mei

1830 : Birth of Ambrosio Rianzares Bautista, who authored the « Act of Declaration of Philippine Independence ». He was also the one who read the declaration during the June 12, 1898 Independence proclamation by General Aguinaldo
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/799/today-in-philippie-history-december-7-1830-ambrosio-rianzares-bautista-lawyer-and-gen-emilio-aguinaldo-s-confidante-was-born-in-bi-an-laguna

1878: Birth of Akiko Yosano, Japanese poet, who died onMay 29, 1942
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Akiko_Yosano
http://www.poemhunter.com/akiko-yosano/biography/
http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=7522

1896: Birth of Yu Dafu a modern Chinese short story writer and poet, who died on September 17, 1945
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yu_Dafu
http://www.cctv.com/lm/176/71/88858.html

1899: Death of Juan Luna y Novicio, an Ilocano Filipino painter, sculptor and a political activist of the Philippine Revolution during the late 19th century. He became one of the first recognized Philippine artists, born on October 23, 1857
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juan_Luna
http://www.google.fr/search?q=Juan+Luna+y+Novicio&nord=1&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=8NShUsnmJ6XK0AWVu4HwDw&ved=0CAcQ_AUoAQ&biw=1366&bih=628

Luna Y Novicio Juan parisian life

1921: Birth of Pramukh Swami Maharaj, Indian spiritual leader
http://www.swaminarayan.org/pramukhswami/index.htm
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/7th-december-1921-pramukh-swami-maharaj-the-fifth-successor-of-swaminarayan-was-born

1923: Birth of Intizar Hussain, Pakistani Urdu writer and columnist
http://urduadab4u.blogspot.fr/2010/09/intizar-hussain-famous-urdu-writer.html
http://www.dawn.com/news/917349/intizar-i-m-a-man-only-of-fiction-intizar-Hussain

1941: The Imperial Japanese Navy attacks the US Pacific Fleet and its defending Army Air Forces and Marine air forces at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii leaving 1,500 people died

1941-12-07-japan-opens-war
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/december/7/newsid_3494000/3494108.stm
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/today/dec07.html
http://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii/pearl-harbor
http://history1900s.about.com/od/photographs/tp/pearlharborpictures.htm?utm_content=20151209&utm_medium=email&utm_source=exp_nl&utm_campaign=list_asianhistory&utm_term=list_asianhistory

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3e99lfmmDN0

1946: Death of Sada Yacco, Japanese stage actress and dancer, born on July 18, 1871
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sada_Yacco
https://fr.pinterest.com/nilsharning/madame-sadayakko-sada-yacco-or-kawakami-sadayakko/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1XE1kHY_UBE

1949: The Chinese communist troops reach the borders of Indochina

1949: Chiang proclaims Taipei, Taiwan, the temporary capital of the Republic of China.

1954: Shigeru Yoshida, five times prime minister of Japan, resigns. He will be replaced on 10 December by Ichiro Hatoyama
http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/27503428
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shigeru_Yoshida

1959: In Indonesia, Aceh is made a Propinsi Daerah Istimewa (Province and Special Area)

1970: The first ever general election on the basis of direct adult franchise is held in Pakistan for 313 National Assembly seats
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pakistani_general_election,_1970
http://www.dawn.com/news/686541/1970-polls-when-election-results-created-a-storm
http://historypak.com/elections-of-1970/

1971: Bombing of Phom-Penh  by communist Khmer Rouge

1971: Pakistan president Yayah Khan announces the formation of a coalition government with Nurul Amin as Prime Minister and Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto as vice-prime minister
http://presidentyahya.com/about.html

1972: Imelda Marcos, wife of Philippine President Ferdinand E. Marcos, is stabbed and seriously wounded by an assailant. The man is then shot and killed by her bodyguards
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1512/today-in-philippine-history-december-7-1972-dimahilig-attempted-to-assasinate-mrs-marcos
http://www.liveleak.com/view?c=1&i=cf1_1233509627

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=steFcadUwW4

1975: Breaking off of diplomatic relations with Portugal, Indonesia invads East Timor which will be the  la 27th Indonesia province in July 1976
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/indonesia-invades-east-timor
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indonesian_invasion_of_East_Timor

1975-12-07 invasion

1978: Resignation of Japanese Prime Minister Takeo Fukuda. Masayoshi Ohira succeeds him
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Masayoshi_%C5%8Chira

1979: Birth of Ayako Fujitani, Japanese actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ayako_Fujitani
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0297858/

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

1987: Because strikes and protests Bangladesh president Ershad dissolves parliament
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hossain_Mohammad_Ershad

2000: In front of the Philippine Senat, opening of the impeachment trial of president Joseph Estrada
http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/128607/fast-facts-estrada-impeachment-trial

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x2srr63

2001: Taliban surrender Kandahar
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/december/7/newsid_4031000/4031711.stm
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2001/dec/07/afghanistan1

2001: Surprising resignation of Xu Kuangdi, the popular mayor of Shanghai
http://edition.cnn.com/2001/BUSINESS/asia/12/10/china.shanghai/index.html

2001: In Indonesia Sulawesi islands, thousands of Chritians, attacked by Muslims flee their villages. In two years, the Christian-Muslim riots cause 1,000 deads

2001: Death of of Subrata Mitra, Indian cinematographer, a master of black-and-white film photography
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Subrata_Mitra
http://www.geraldpeary.com/interviews/mno/mitra.html

2002: In Mymensingh, Bangladesh, four movies theaters are bombed within 30 minutes of each other. At least 15 people were killed and over 200 were injured

2004: Hamid Karzai is sworn in as president of Afghanistan
https://www.nytimes.com/2004/12/08/world/asia/karzai-is-sworn-in-citing-a-new-chapter-for-afghanistan.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/3135938.stm

2004-12-07
2005: Death of Devan Nair, 3rd President of Singapore (1981-1985), born on August 5, 1923)
http://swordofdemocles.blogspot.fr/2005/12/death-of-ex-president.html
http://www.thinkcentre.org/article.php?id=2682

Devan_Nair-20101207-3

2008: Death of Marky Cielo, Filipino-Igorot dancer and actor, born on May 12, 1988
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marky_Cielo

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GEaBA239oaw

2010: The Philippine Supreme Court declares as unconstitutional President Benigno S. Aquino III’s creation of a commission to investigate corruption allegations against his predecessor
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/08/world/asia/08iht-phils.html?ref=asia

2011: One of Vietnam’s best-known actors, Don Duong – once labelled a traitor by his country’s armed forces – dies of heart failure and a brain haemorrhage aged 55, relatives say
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-16072280

2012: Powerful typhoon in the Philippines. The death toll from the storm has surpassed 500, with more than 400 people missing.
http://photoblog.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/12/07/15752731-death-toll-over-500-in-the-philippines-following-typhoon?lite
http://asiancorrespondent.com/93161/death-toll-from-philippine-typhoon-climbs-past-500/

2014: China slams the Philippines for challenging its territorial claims over the South China Sea through international arbitration, refusing to back down just a week before a deadline to respond in the case
http://en.people.cn/n/2014/1207/c90883-8819170.html

2016 : Death of Junaid Jamshed, Pakistani musician, in a plane crash, born in 1964
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/dec/07/pakistan-plane-crashes-flight-pk661

 

Holidays and observances

India: Armed Forces Flag Day

Wars, conflitcs and strategy on 7 December in Asian history

WARS, CONFLITS AND STRATEGY ON 7 DECEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on December 7, 2018

1941: The Imperial Japanese Navy attacks the US Pacific Fleet and its defending Army Air Forces and Marine air forces at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii leaving 1,500 people died

1941-12-07-japan-opens-war
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/december/7/newsid_3494000/3494108.stm

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/today/dec07.html
http://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii/pearl-harbor
http://www.history.co.uk/study-topics/history-of-ww2/pearl-harbor

1949: Ending the civil war, the government of Republic of China moves from Nanking to Taipei

1949: The Chinese communist troops reach the borders of Indochina

1971: Bombing of Phom-Penh  by communist Khmer Rouge

1975: Breaking off of diplomatic relations by Portugal, Indonesia invads East Timor which will be the  la 27th Indonesia province in July 1976
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/indonesia-invades-east-timor
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indonesian_invasion_of_East_Timor

1975-12-07 invasion

2001: In Indonesia Sulawesi islands, thousands of Chritians, attacked by Muslims flee their villages. In two years, the Christian-Muslim riots cause 1,000 deads

On 7 December in South Asian history

ON 7 DECEMBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on December 7, 2018

1921: Birth of Pramukh Swami Maharaj, Indian spiritual leader
http://www.swaminarayan.org/pramukhswami/index.htm
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/7th-december-1921-pramukh-swami-maharaj-the-fifth-successor-of-swaminarayan-was-born

1923: Birth of Intizar Hussain, Pakistani Urdu writer and columnist
http://urduadab4u.blogspot.fr/2010/09/intizar-hussain-famous-urdu-writer.html
http://www.dawn.com/news/917349/intizar-i-m-a-man-only-of-fiction-intizar-Hussain


1970: The first ever general election on the basis of direct adult franchise is held in Pakistan for 313 National Assembly seats
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pakistani_general_election,_1970
http://www.dawn.com/news/686541/1970-polls-when-election-results-created-a-storm
http://historypak.com/elections-of-1970/

1971: Pakistan president Yayah Khan announces the formation of a coalition government with Nurul Amin as Prime Minister and Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto as vice-prime minister
http://presidentyahya.com/about.html

1987: Because strikes and protests Bangladesh president Ershad dissolves parliament
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hossain_Mohammad_Ershad

2001: Taliban surrender Kandahar

2002: In Mymensingh, Bangladesh, four movies theaters are bombed within 30 minutes of each other. At least 15 people were killed and over 200 were injured

2004: Hamid Karzai is sworn in as president of Afghanistan
https://www.nytimes.com/2004/12/08/world/asia/karzai-is-sworn-in-citing-a-new-chapter-for-afghanistan.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/3135938.stm

2004-12-07
2007: A judge in India has summoned two Hindu gods, Ram and Hanuman, to appear before the court personally to help resolve a property dispute
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7132124.stm

2016 : Death of Junaid Jamshed, Pakistani musician, in a plane crash, born in 1964
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/dec/07/pakistan-plane-crashes-flight-pk661

 

Holidays and observances

India: Armed Forces Flag Day

On 7 December in Southeast Asian history

1975-12-07 invasion

ON 7 DECEMBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on December 7, 2018

1830 : Birth of Ambrosio Rianzares Bautista, who authored the « Act of Declaration of Philippine Independence ». He was also the one who read the declaration during the June 12, 1898 Independence proclamation by General Aguinaldo
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/799/today-in-philippie-history-december-7-1830-ambrosio-rianzares-bautista-lawyer-and-gen-emilio-aguinaldo-s-confidante-was-born-in-bi-an-laguna

1899: Death of Juan Luna y Novicio, an Ilocano Filipino painter, sculptor and a political activist of the Philippine Revolution during the late 19th century. He became one of the first recognized Philippine artists, born on October 23, 1857
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juan_Luna
http://www.google.fr/search?q=Juan+Luna+y+Novicio&nord=1&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=8NShUsnmJ6XK0AWVu4HwDw&ved=0CAcQ_AUoAQ&biw=1366&bih=628

Luna Y Novicio Juan parisian life

1949: The Chinese communist troops reach the borders of Indochina

1959: In Indonesia, Aceh is made a Propinsi Daerah Istimewa (Province and Special Area)

1971: Bombing of Phom-Penh  by communist Khmer Rouge

1972: Imelda Marcos, wife of Philippine President Ferdinand E. Marcos, is stabbed and seriously wounded by an assailant. The man is then shot and killed by her bodyguards
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1512/today-in-philippine-history-december-7-1972-dimahilig-attempted-to-assasinate-mrs-marcos
http://www.liveleak.com/view?c=1&i=cf1_1233509627

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=steFcadUwW4

1975: Breaking off of diplomatic relations with Portugal, Indonesia invads East Timor which will be the  la 27th Indonesia province in July 1976
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/indonesia-invades-east-timor
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indonesian_invasion_of_East_Timor

1975-12-07 invasion

1979: Birth of Derek Ramsay, Filipino actor and model
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Derek_Ramsay

2000: In front of the Philippine Senat, opening of the impeachment trial of president Joseph Estrada
http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/128607/fast-facts-estrada-impeachment-trial

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x2srr63

2001: In Indonesia Sulawesi islands, thousands of Chritians, attacked by Muslims flee their villages. In two years, the Christian-Muslim riots cause 1,000 deads

2005: After a by-election in Kelantan state, the islamist opposition party PAS has a majority of just one seat

2005: Death of Devan Nair, 3rd President of Singapore (1981-1985), born on August 5, 1923)
http://swordofdemocles.blogspot.fr/2005/12/death-of-ex-president.html
http://www.thinkcentre.org/article.php?id=2682

Devan_Nair-20101207-3

2008: Death of Marky Cielo, Filipino-Igorot dancer and actor, born on May 12, 1988
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marky_Cielo

2010: The Philippine Supreme Court declares as unconstitutional President Benigno S. Aquino III’s creation of a commission to investigate corruption allegations against his predecessor
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/08/world/asia/08iht-phils.html?ref=asia

2011: One of Vietnam’s best-known actors, Don Duong – once labelled a traitor by his country’s armed forces – dies of heart failure and a brain haemorrhage aged 55, relatives say
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-16072280

2012: Powerful typhoon in the Philippines. The death toll from the storm has surpassed 500, with more than 400 people missing.
http://photoblog.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/12/07/15752731-death-toll-over-500-in-the-philippines-following-typhoon?lite
http://asiancorrespondent.com/93161/death-toll-from-philippine-typhoon-climbs-past-500/

2014: China slams the Philippines for challenging its territorial claims over the South China Sea through international arbitration, refusing to back down just a week before a deadline to respond in the case
http://en.people.cn/n/2014/1207/c90883-8819170.html

On 7 December in Japan’s history

1941-12-07-japan-opens-war

ON 7 DECEMBER IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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

Updated on December 7, 2018

1561: Birth of Kikkawa Hiroie, Japanese politician, who died on October 22, 1625
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kikkawa_Hiroie


1941: The Imperial Japanese Navy attacks the US Pacific Fleet and its defending Army Air Forces and Marine air forces at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii leaving 1,500 people died

1941-12-07-japan-opens-war
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/december/7/newsid_3494000/3494108.stm
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/today/dec07.html
http://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii/pearl-harbor
http://history1900s.about.com/od/photographs/tp/pearlharborpictures.htm?utm_content=20151209&utm_medium=email&utm_source=exp_nl&utm_campaign=list_asianhistory&utm_term=list_asianhistory

1946: Death of Sada Yacco, Japanese stage actress and dancer, born on July 18, 1871
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sada_Yacco
https://fr.pinterest.com/nilsharning/madame-sadayakko-sada-yacco-or-kawakami-sadayakko/

1954: Shigeru Yoshida, five times prime minister of Japan, resigns. He will be replaced on 10 December by Ichiro Hatoyama
http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/27503428
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shigeru_Yoshida

1978: Resignation of Japanese Prime Minister Takeo Fukuda. Masayoshi Ohira succeeds him
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Masayoshi_%C5%8Chira

1979: Birth of Ayako Fujitani, Japanese actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ayako_Fujitani
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0297858/

1991: Birth of Dori Sakurada, Japanese actor
http://asianmediawiki.com/Dori_Sakurada

On 7 December in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 7 DECEMBER IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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

Updated on December 7, 2018

1798: Death of-Qing Dynasty poet Yuan Mei, born in 1716
http://poetrychina.net/wp/poets/yuan_mei
http://www.poetry-chaikhana.com/Poets/M/MeiYuan/index.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/11477.html

Yuan Mei

1896: Birth of Yu Dafu a modern Chinese short story writer and poet, who died on September 17, 1945
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yu_Dafu
http://www.cctv.com/lm/176/71/88858.html

1949: The Chinese communist troops reach the borders of Indochina

1949: Chiang proclaims Taipei, Taiwan, the temporary capital of the Republic of China.

2001: Surprising resignation of Xu Kuangdi, the popular mayor of Shanghai
http://edition.cnn.com/2001/BUSINESS/asia/12/10/china.shanghai/index.html

2012: This year’s Nobel Prize in literature winner, Mo Yan, who has been criticized for his membership in China’s Communist Party and reluctance to speak out against the country’s government, defends censorship as something as necessary as airport security checks.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/9728801/Nobel-Prize-winning-author-Mo-Yan-says-censorship-is-necessary.html

2014: China slams the Philippines for challenging its territorial claims over the South China Sea through international arbitration, refusing to back down just a week before a deadline to respond in the case
http://en.people.cn/n/2014/1207/c90883-8819170.html