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On 14 January in Asian history

1761-01-14 third battle of panipat

ON 14 JANUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 14, 2019

1641: Dutch Indies Company (VOC) takes Melaka (Malacca) from Portuguese, with help from the Sultan of Johore
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Malacca_(1641)
http://www.colonialvoyage.com/dutch-malacca-1641-1795-1818-1825/

1641-01-14 Dutch take Malacca

1701: Death of Tokugawa Mitsukuni, Japanese warlord, born in July 1628
http://eos.kokugakuin.ac.jp/modules/xwords/entry.php?entryID=558

1702: Birth of 114th Japanese emperor Nakamikado (1709-1735) who died on May 10, 1737
http://www.everything2.com/index.pl?node=Nakamikado

Emperor Nakamikado

1761: The Third Battle of Panipat is fought in India between the Afghans under Ahmad Shah Durrani and the Marhatas. The Afghan victory changes the course of Indian history
http://www.rediff.com/news/column/250-years-on-battle-of-panipat-revisited/20110113.htm
htmwikipedia.org/wiki/Third_Battle_of_Panipat
http://www.afghan-network.net/Ahmad_Shah/
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/14-january-1761-the-third-battle-of-panipat-took-place

1761-01-14 third battle of panipat

1899: Birth of Carlos Romulo, Filipino diplomat and author who died on December 15, 1985
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/877/today-in-philippine-history-january-14-1899-general-carlos-p-romulo-was-born-in-camiling-tarlac
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carlos_P._Romulo

1905: Birth ofTakeo Fukuda, Prime Minister from December 1976 to December 1978, who died in July 1995. Father of Yasuo Fukuda, also later a Prime Minister
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takeo_Fukuda

1920: Birth of R. K. Srikantan, Indian singer who died on February 17, 2014
http://rksrikantan.blogspot.fr/2008/12/rksrikantan-brief-introduction_05.html
http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-features/tp-fridayreview/article2271078.ece

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B7SuKTXJuEg

1925: Birth of Japanese author Yukio Mishima who committed suicide on November 25, 1970


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yukio_Mishima
http://www.nytimes.com/books/98/10/25/specials/mishima-bios.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1WhSRHhaE9E

1926 : Birth of Mahasweta Devi, Indian writer and social activist who died on 28 July 2016
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/mahasweta-devi.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahasweta_Devi
https://www.loc.gov/acq/ovop/delhi/salrp/mahasvetadevi.html

1928: Birth of Akiyoshi Fukae, Japanese actor
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0297908/

1929: After tribal revolts, Afghan king Amanullah is forced to resign
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amanullah_Khan

1937: Death of Jaishankar Prasad, Hindi poet, dramatist and novelist, born on January 30, 1889
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jaishankar_Prasad

1937: Birth of Shoban Babu, Indian actor who died on March 20, 2008
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sobhan_Babu

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aZMnlBvEwv8

1938: Birth of Morihiro Hosokawa, first non-LDP Japanese Prime Minister since 1955 (1993-1994)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morihiro_Hosokawa

1942: Forces, under US general Douglas MacArthur, resist Japanese attacks on Bataan in Philippines
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Bataan

1942: Japanese troops land at oil center Balikpapan in Borneo
http://www.combinedfleet.com/BorneoOil.htm

1943: Operation Ke, the successful Japanese operation to evacuate their forces from Guadalcanal during the Guadalcanal campaign, begins
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Ke
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Operation_Ke
http://www.usni.org/store/books/aviation/operation-ke

1950: United States recalls all consular personnel from China (Chinese Communists seized the U.S. consulate in Beijing, culminating a series of anti-American actions, including the arrest and beating of a U.S. vice consul in July 1949, and the nearly two-month arrest and detention of U.S. consul general Angus Ward in October 1949)

1950: Birth of Jagadguru Rāmabhadrācārya, Indian Hindu religious leader
http://www.jagadgururambhadracharya.org/

1955: Birth of Junichi Ishida, Japanese actor
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Ishida_Junichi

1957: Birth of Anchee Min, Chinese writer, painter and photographer
http://www.barclayagency.com/min.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xHg53RtVyZI

1957: Kripalu Maharaj is named fifth Jagadguru (world teacher) after giving seven days of speeches before 500 Hindu scholars
http://radhamadhavsociety.org/about-us/kripaluji-life-history/page1

1961: Opening of the 9th plenum of the VIIIth Chinese Communist Party Central committee (up to 18). Facing increasing economic difficulties, adoption of a more liberal politics

1966: Indonesia closes its mission at United Nations as it prepares to withdraw from the world organizasion because it opposes the admission of the new Federation of Malaysia

1968: U.S. joint-service Operation Niagara is launched to support the U.S. Marine base at Khe Sanh
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/operation-niagara-launched
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Niagara

1976: Death of illness of Abdul Razak, Prime Minister of Malaysia from September 1970
http://www.bakrimusa.com/archives/remembering-tun-razak

Tunku Abdul Rahman

1980: The United Nations General Assembly demands the immediate and unconditional withdrawal of foreign troops in Afghanistan (Soviet Union)
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/united-nations-vote-deplores-soviet-intervention-in-afghanistan

1980: Indira Gandhi is elected Indian Prime Minister, a position she already had from 1966 to 1977

1985: Hun Sen, 33 years old, is elected prime minister of Cambodia
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-23257699

1990: Death of Mani Madhava Chakyar, Indian scholar, born on February 15, 1899
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mani_Madhava_Chakyar
http://www.thehindu.com/features/friday-review/dance/eyes-that-conveyed-myriad-moods/article2795689.ece

1994: Japanese police raid two companies suspected of selling electronics to the North Korean missile program

2001: Cambodia’s Senate approves a law to create a tribunal to try Khmer Rouge leaders. A cabinet minister says the court will spare no leader of the murderous regime

2008: Malawi cuts ties with Taiwan

2009: North Korea demands that the United States readjusts its focus in multilateral talks on ending the Communist state’s nuclear weapons program, insisting that it will never give up its nuclear arms before Washington normalizes relations with Pyongyang

2011:
The Nepali government and Maoist rebels have struck a deal which will lead to the formation of a new government within three months
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2011/01/2011114145226488882.html

2011: Death of Liu Huaqing, Chinese admiral, father of the modernization of the Chinese Navy
http://www.tributes.com/obituary/read/Liu-Huaqing-90521296
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liu_Huaqing
http://cimsec.org/father-modern-chinese-navy-liu-huaqing/13291

2012: Taiwan’s incumbent President Ma Ying-jeou wins a second term in office, promising to further improve ties with neighbouring China
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-16557209
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/01/201211493452412316.html

2012: French Foreign Minister Alain Juppé arrives in Burma, the highest-ranking French diplomat to visit the junta-ruled nation, as it launched a limited reform process, whereby hundreds of political prisoners have been freed

http://www.france24.com/en/20120114-burma-juppe-rangoon-visit-diplomatic-politics-oppression

2013: Death of Jasuben Shilpi, Indian sculptor, born on December 10, 1948
http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-end-of-bronze-era-jasuben-bids-adieu-1789538
http://www.google.fr/search?q=Jasuben+Shilpi&nord=1&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=_PfTUrXgA6me0QWd5YHACg&ved=0CAcQ_AUoAQ&biw=1301&bih=598

Jasuben Shilpi

2013: UN urges probe of North Korea rights abuses. Rights chief says as many as 200,000 political prisoners suffer in « atrocious » camps rife with torture and hard labour
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2013/01/2013114162542619845.html

2015: Death of Zhang Wannian, Chinese general, born in April 1928
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1680347/hawkish-top-pla-general-zhang-wannian-dies-aged-87
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhang_Wannian

2015: Pope Francis conducts a mass on Colombo’s Galle Face Green before canonising Joseph Vaz, a 17th century missionary who disguised himself as a beggar, in the first papal visit to the island nation in two decades
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/southasia/2015/01/pope-canonises-sri-lanka-first-saint-201511453618282611.html
http://www.island.lk/index.php?page_cat=article-details&page=article-details&code_title=117651

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b0V_FxzmgUs

2017: Death of Chinese linguist Zhou Youguang, who created the writing system that turns Chinese characters into words using letters from the Roman alphabet, he was aged 111
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-38621697
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/nation/2017-01/14/content_15557259.html

2017: Former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad officially launches the Malaysian United Indigenous Party (PPBM), pledging to unite the opposition to overthrow Prime Minister Najib Razak’s government ahead of the 14th General Election (GE14)
https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/mahathir-launches-new-party-promises-to-abolish-gst-if-oppositio-7579242

 

Holidays and observances

Makar Sankranti (India)

 The first day of Pongal, a Tamil New Year. (Tamil)

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 14 January in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 14 JANUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 14, 2019

1641: Dutch Indies Company (VOC) takes Melaka (Malacca) from Portuguese, with help from the Sultan of Johore
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Malacca_(1641)
http://www.colonialvoyage.com/dutch-malacca-1641-1795-1818-1825/

1641-01-14 Dutch take Malacca

1761: The Third Battle of Panipat is fought in India between the Afghans under Ahmad Shah Durrani and the Marhatas. The Afghan victory changes the course of Indian histoy
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Third_Battle_of_Panipat
http://www.rediff.com/news/column/250-years-on-battle-of-panipat-revisited/20110113.htm
http://www.afghan-network.net/Ahmad_Shah/
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/14-january-1761-the-third-battle-of-panipat-took-place

1761-01-14 third battle of panipat

1929: After tribal revolts, Afghan king Amanullah is forced to resign
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amanullah_Khan

1942: Forces, under US general Douglas MacArthur, resist Japanese attacks on Bataan in Philippines
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Bataan

1942: Japanese troops land at oil center Balikpapan in Borneo
http://www.combinedfleet.com/BorneoOil.htm

1943: Operation Ke, the successful Japanese operation to evacuate their forces from Guadalcanal during the Guadalcanal campaign, begins
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Ke
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Operation_Ke
http://www.usni.org/store/books/aviation/operation-ke

1966: Indonesia closes its mission at United Nations as it prepares to withdraw from the world organizasion because it opposes the admission of the new Federation of Malaysia

1968: U.S. joint-service Operation Niagara is launched to support the U.S. Marine base at Khe Sanh
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/operation-niagara-launched
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Niagara

1980: The United Nations General Assembly demands the immediate and unconditional withdrawal of foreign troops in Afghanistan (Soviet Union)
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/united-nations-vote-deplores-soviet-intervention-in-afghanistan

1994: Japanese police raid two companies suspected of selling electronics to the North Korean missile program

2001: Cambodia’s Senate approves a law to create a tribunal to try Khmer Rouge leaders. A cabinet minister says the court will spare no leader of the murderous regime

2008: New elected South Korea president proposes new inter-Korean summit, but in Seoul

2008: Malawi cuts ties with Taiwan

2009: North Korea demands that the United States readjust its focus in multilateral talks on ending the Communist state’s nuclear weapons program, insisting that it will never give up its nuclear arms before Washington normalizes relations with Pyongyang

2011: The Nepali government and Maoist rebels have struck a deal which will lead to the formation of a new government within three months
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2011/01/2011114145226488882.html

 

On 14 January in South Asian history

ON 14 JANUARY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 14, 2019

1761: The Third Battle of Panipat is fought in India between the Afghans under Ahmad Shah Durrani and the Marhatas. The Afghan victory changes the course of Indian history
http://www.rediff.com/news/column/250-years-on-battle-of-panipat-revisited/20110113.htm
htmwikipedia.org/wiki/Third_Battle_of_Panipat
http://www.afghan-network.net/Ahmad_Shah/
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/14-january-1761-the-third-battle-of-panipat-took-place

1761-01-14 third battle of panipat

1920: Birth of R. K. Srikantan, Indian singer who died on February 17, 2014
http://rksrikantan.blogspot.fr/2008/12/rksrikantan-brief-introduction_05.html
http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-features/tp-fridayreview/article2271078.ece

1929: After tribal revolts, Afghan king Amanullah is forced to resign
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amanullah_Khan

1937: Death of Jaishankar Prasad, Hindi poet, dramatist and novelist, born on January 30, 1889
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jaishankar_Prasad

1937: Birth of Shoban Babu, Indian actor who died on March 20, 2008
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sobhan_Babu

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aZMnlBvEwv8

1950: Birth of Jagadguru Rāmabhadrācārya, Indian Hindu religious leader
http://www.jagadgururambhadracharya.org/

1957: Kripalu Maharaj is named fifth Jagadguru (world teacher) after giving seven days of speeches before 500 Hindu scholars
http://radhamadhavsociety.org/about-us/kripaluji-life-history/page1

1980: The United Nations General Assembly demands the immediate and unconditional withdrawal of foreign troops in Afghanistan (Soviet Union)
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/united-nations-vote-deplores-soviet-intervention-in-afghanistan

1980: Indira Gandhi is elected Indian Prime Minister, a position she already had from 1966 to 1977

1990: Death of Mani Madhava Chakyar, Indian scholar, born on February 15, 1899
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mani_Madhava_Chakyar
http://www.thehindu.com/features/friday-review/dance/eyes-that-conveyed-myriad-moods/article2795689.ece

2011: The Nepali government and Maoist rebels have struck a deal which will lead to the formation of a new government within three months
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2011/01/2011114145226488882.html

2013: Death of Jasuben Shilpi, Indian sculptor, born on December 10, 1948
http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-end-of-bronze-era-jasuben-bids-adieu-1789538
http://www.google.fr/search?q=Jasuben+Shilpi&nord=1&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=_PfTUrXgA6me0QWd5YHACg&ved=0CAcQ_AUoAQ&biw=1301&bih=598

Jasuben Shilpi

2015: Pope Francis conducts a mass on Colombo’s Galle Face Green before canonising Joseph Vaz, a 17th century missionary who disguised himself as a beggar, in the first papal visit to the island nation in two decades
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/southasia/2015/01/pope-canonises-sri-lanka-first-saint-201511453618282611.html
http://www.island.lk/index.php?page_cat=article-details&page=article-details&code_title=117651

 

Holidays and observances

Makar Sankranti (India)

The first day of Pongal, a Tamil New Year. (Tamil)

On 14 January in Southeast Asian history

ON 14 JANUARY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on January 14, 2019

1641: Dutch Indies Company (VOC) takes Melaka (Malacca) from Portuguese, with help from the Sultan of Johore
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Malacca_(1641)
http://www.colonialvoyage.com/dutch-malacca-1641-1795-1818-1825/

1641-01-14 Dutch take Malacca

1899: Birth of Carlos Romulo, Filipino diplomat and author who died on December 15, 1985
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/877/today-in-philippine-history-january-14-1899-general-carlos-p-romulo-was-born-in-camiling-tarlac
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carlos_P._Romulo

1942: Forces, under US general Douglas MacArthur, resist Japanese attacks on Bataan in Philippines
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Bataan

1942: Japanese troops land at oil center Balikpapan in Borneo
http://www.combinedfleet.com/BorneoOil.htm

1966: Indonesia closes its mission at United Nations as it prepares to withdraw from the world organizasion because it opposes the admission of the new Federation of Malaysia

1968: U.S. joint-service Operation Niagara is launched to support the U.S. Marine base at Khe Sanh
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/operation-niagara-launched
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Niagara

1976: Death of illness of Abdul Razak, Prime Minister of Malaysia from September 1970
http://www.bakrimusa.com/archives/remembering-tun-razak

Tunku Abdul Rahman

1985: Hun Sen, 33 years old, is elected prime minister of Cambodia
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-23257699

2001: Cambodia’s Senate approves a law to create a tribunal to try Khmer Rouge leaders. A cabinet minister says the court will spare no leader of the murderous regime

2012: French Foreign Minister Alain Juppé arrives in Burma, the highest-ranking French diplomat to visit the junta-ruled nation, as it launched a limited reform process, whereby hundreds of political prisoners have been freed
http://www.france24.com/en/20120114-burma-juppe-rangoon-visit-diplomatic-politics-oppression

2017: Former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad officially launches the Malaysian United Indigenous Party (PPBM), pledging to unite the opposition to overthrow Prime Minister Najib Razak’s government ahead of the 14th General Election (GE14)
https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/mahathir-launches-new-party-promises-to-abolish-gst-if-oppositio-7579242

 

On 14 January in Japan’s history

ON 14 JANUARY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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

Updated on January 14, 2019

1701: Death of Tokugawa Mitsukuni, Japanese warlord, born in July 1628
http://eos.kokugakuin.ac.jp/modules/xwords/entry.php?entryID=558

1702: Birth of 114th Japanese emperor Nakamikado (1709-1735) who died on May 10, 1737
http://www.everything2.com/index.pl?node=Nakamikado

Emperor Nakamikado

1905: Birth ofTakeo Fukuda, Prime Minister from December 1976 to December 1978, who died in July 1995. Father of Yasuo Fukuda, also later a Prime Minister
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takeo_Fukuda

1925: Birth of Japanese author Yukio Mishima who committed suicide on November 25, 1970


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yukio_Mishima
http://www.nytimes.com/books/98/10/25/specials/mishima-bios.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1WhSRHhaE9E

1928: Birth of Akiyoshi Fukae, Japanese actor
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0297908/

1938: Birth of Morihiro Hosokawa, first non-LDP Japanese Prime Minister since 1955 (1993-1994)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morihiro_Hosokawa

1942: Forces, under US general Douglas MacArthur, resist Japanese attacks on Bataan in Philippines
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Bataan

1942: Japanese troops land at oil center Balikpapan in Borneo
http://www.combinedfleet.com/BorneoOil.htm

1943: Operation Ke, the successful Japanese operation to evacuate their forces from Guadalcanal during the Guadalcanal campaign, begins
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Ke
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Operation_Ke
http://www.usni.org/store/books/aviation/operation-ke

1955: Birth of Junichi Ishida, Japanese actor
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Ishida_Junichi

1979: Birth of Mami Nakamura, Japanese actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0620115/
http://www.fandango.com/maminakamura/overview/p200524

1980: Birth of Hiroshi Tamaki, Japanese actor
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Tamaki_Hiroshi
http://www.tamakihiroshi.com/

1994: Japanese police raid two companies suspected of selling electronics to the North Korean missile program

 

On 14 January in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 14 JANUARY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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

Updated on January 14, 2019

1950: United States recalls all consular personnel from China (Chinese Communists seized the U.S. consulate in Beijing, culminating a series of anti-American actions, including the arrest and beating of a U.S. vice consul in July 1949, and the nearly two-month arrest and detention of U.S. consul general Angus Ward in October 1949)

1957: Birth of Anchee Min, Chinese writer, painter and photographer
http://www.barclayagency.com/min.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xHg53RtVyZI

1961: Opening of the 9th plenum of the VIIIth Chinese Communist Party Central committee (up to 18). Facing increasing economic difficulties, adoption of a more liberal politics

2008: Malawi cuts ties with Taiwan

2011: Death of Liu Huaqing, Chinese admiral, father of the modernization of the Chinese Navy
http://www.tributes.com/obituary/read/Liu-Huaqing-90521296
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liu_Huaqing
http://cimsec.org/father-modern-chinese-navy-liu-huaqing/13291

2012: Taiwan’s incumbent President Ma Ying-jeou has won a second term in office, promising to further improve ties with neighbouring China
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-16557209
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/01/201211493452412316.html

2015: Death of Zhang Wannian, Chinese general, born in April 1928
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1680347/hawkish-top-pla-general-zhang-wannian-dies-aged-87
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhang_Wannian

2017: Death of Chinese linguist Zhou Youguang, who created the writing system that turns Chinese characters into words using letters from the Roman alphabet, he was aged 111
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-38621697
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/nation/2017-01/14/content_15557259.html