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On 7 February in Asian history

1955-02-07 evacuation Tachen

ON 7 FEBRUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on February 7, 2019

199: Death of Lü Bu, Chinese warlord
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L%C3%BC_Bu

572: Birth of Prince Shōtoku of Japan, who died on April 8, 622
http://veryasian.weebly.com/prince-shotoku.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince_Sh%C5%8Dtoku

812: Death of Li Ning, Chinese prince, born in 793
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Li_Ning_(Tang_Dynasty)

1045: Death of the 69th Japanese Emperor Go-Suzaku (1036-1045), born on December 4, 1009
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Go-Suzaku

1795: The Prince of Orange, stadhouder-in-exile of the Netherlands, issues a letter to all colonial governors telling them to surrender to the British. (The VOC in Batavia do not comply)

1799: Death of Chinese Emperor Qianlong (1736-1795), born on September 25, 1711
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Qianlong_Emperor
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/1259.html

1819: Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles leaves Singapore after just taking it over, leaving it in the hands of William Farquhar
http://meridian103.com/issue-1/history/william-farquhar-first-resident-of-singapore/
https://www.malaymail.com/news/opinion/2018/03/18/is-the-man-who-made-singapore-william-farquhar1/1601289
https://littlesingaporebook.com/2016/01/16/william-farquhar-the-other-founder-of-singapore/

1855: Signature of the Treaty of Shimoda marking the start of official relations between Russia and Japan and joint ownership of Sakhaline Island
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Treaty_of_Shimoda
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Shimoda

1855 Shimoda

1856: The Kingdom of Awadh is annexed by the British East India Company and Wajid Ali Shah, the king of Awadh, is imprisoned and later exiled to Calcutta
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Awadh
http://www.mapsofindia.com/who-is-who/history/nawab-wajid-ali-shah.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wajid_Ali_Shah

1871:Birth of Kiyoshi Shiga, Japanese physician and bacteriologist who died on January 25, 1957
http://www.paul-ehrlich.de/Teachers/shiga.htm

1906: Birth of Puyi, the last Chinese emperor under the name of Xuantong (1908-1912), who died on October 17, 1967
http://www.lilicat.com/puyi.php
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Puyi
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/1656.html

1908: Birth of Manmath Nath Gupta, Indian author and Freedom Fighter who died on October 26, 2000
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manmath_Nath_Gupta
http://www.veethi.com/india-people/manmath_nath_gupta-profile-6348-30.htm

Manmath Nath Gupta

1938: Birth of S. Ramachandran Pillai, Indian communist leader
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S._Ramachandran_Pillai
http://www.cpimkerala.org/eng/com.s.-ramachandran-pillai–9.php

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bcdIVoI5PmU

1943: The Japanese are driven off Guadalcanal
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guadalcanal_Campaign
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Ke
http://www.britishpathe.com/video/us-retake-guadalcanal-february-1943/query/JAPANESE+WAR

1950: The United States and Great Britain recognize the Vietnam government of Bao Dai, and also Laos and Cambodia
http://avalon.law.yale.edu/20th_century/inch008.asp

1951: During the Korean war, 705 civilians are massacred by the South Korea Army at Sancheong and Hamyang
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sancheong-Hamyang_massacre

1955: Chinese Nationalists start to evacuate Tachen islands under the US protection
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=4&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0CDoQFjAD&url=http%3A%2F%2Fweb.stanford.edu%2Fgroup%2Ftomzgroup%2Fpmwiki%2Fuploads%2F0050-1955-01-K-b-OEP.pdf&ei=iyDVVPSGJITzUtubgMgN&usg=AFQjCNGgw0ZRF3jokUSojqDfVdl-JN1dVA&sig2=EoVHlzhyC5nTIvOdbFx9PA

1955-02-07 evacuation Tachen

1964: Birth of Ashok Banker, Indian novelist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ashok_Banker
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/7-february-1964-ashok-banker-indian-author-was-born
http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/b/ashok-banker/

1965: First air bombing of North Vietnam by American forces from their Air bases in Thailand
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-jets-conduct-retaliatory-raids

1966: Summit in Honolulu between US president Johnson and his South Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Cao Ky
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/february/7/newsid_2536000/2536257.stm

1967: At the peak of the Cultural Revolution, the Chinese government says it is no more in the capacity of guarantee the security of the Soviets in Beijing

1967: Birth of  Cheung  Man, Hong Kong actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0156522/
http://www.brns.com/pages4/cheungman1.html

1976: Hua Guofeng, chosen by Mao Zedong as successor, becomes Prime Minister, replacing Zhou Enlai
http://chineseposters.net/themes/huaguofeng.php
http://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/hua-guofeng/index.htm

1976 Hua Guofeng

1982: Birth of Osamu Mukai, Japanese actor
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Mukai_Osamu

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LzC13N3md6s&feature=fvst

1986: Snap presidential election in the Philippines. President Ferdinand Marcos wins against Corazon Aquino with blatant fraud. The election will be nullified on March 24 in favor of Corazon Aquino
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/918/today-in-philippine-history-february-7-1986-the-comelec-conducted-presidential-and-vicepresidential-snap-elections
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philippine_presidential_election,_1986

1987: South Korea clashes over student death
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/february/7/newsid_2536000/2536299.stm

1988: Birth of Ai Kago, Japanese singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ai_Kago

1990: Death of Alfredo M. Santos, Filipino military figure, born on July 13, 1905
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alfredo_M._Santos

1995: Ramzi Yousef, the mastermind of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing is arrested in Islamabad
http://www.fas.org/irp/world/iraq/956-tni.htm

1996: Birth of Mai Hagiwara, Japanese singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mai_Hagiwara

2008: The famous Vietnamese dissident Hoang Minh Chinh dies at 85 after a long illness
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7234214.stm

2011: Thai and Cambodian troops clashed for a fourth day over a disputed border area surrounding a 900-year-old Khmer temple, which both sides claim as their own. Thai nationalists are calling on their government to « reclaim » the area
http://www.france24.com/en/20110207-battle-rages-over-hindu-khmer-temple-thai-cambodian-border-un-security-council
http://www.voanews.com/english/news/asia/Thailand-Cambodia-Dispute-a-Test-for-ASEAN-115471614.html

2011: Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan is promising his government will « tenaciously » pursue the return of four disputed islands from Russia, ahead of a diplomatic mission to Moscow
http://www.voanews.com/english/news/asia/Japanese-PM-Pledges-Tenacious-Effort-to-Recover-Disputed-Islands-115470599.html

2012: Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed resigns following weeks of public protests over his controversial order to arrest a senior judge
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2012/02/20122765334806442.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-16922570
http://edition.cnn.com/2012/02/08/world/asia/maldives-dispute-explainer/index.html

2012: Japan and the United States reach a broad agreement to transfer 4,700 U.S. marines stationed in Okinawa Prefecture to Guam, scaling down from the originally planned 8,000
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-16954599

2016 : North Korea launches Kwangmyŏngsŏng-4 into outer space violating multiple UN treaties and prompting condemnation from around the world
https://www.space.com/31860-north-korea-satellite-launch.html
https://edition.cnn.com/2016/02/06/asia/north-korea-rocket-launch-window/index.html

https://youtu.be/00aCAiVVb1I

Women and children condition in Asia

7 FEBRUARY 2019

India’s Congress to scrap law punishing Muslim men for instant divorce if voted back to power

India’s main opposition Congress party said on Thursday (Feb 7) it would scrap a decree passed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government prescribing jail terms for Muslim men seeking an instant divorce if the party wins an election due by May
https://www.straitstimes.com/asia/south-asia/indias-congress-to-scrap-law-punishing-muslim-men-for-instant-divorce-if-voted-back
https://theprint.in/politics/bjp-says-congresss-promise-to-scrap-triple-talaq-bill-is-perverted-mentality/189386/

7 DECEMBER 2018

Thousands of women and girls are being trafficked from Myanmar to China and forced to marry, study finds

Thousands of vulnerable women and girls from northern Myanmar are being trafficked to China and forced to marry, a study said on Friday (Dec 7), offering a rare look at an issue that grips the conflict-hit borderlands
https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/forced-marriage-trafficking-victims-children-vulnerable-china-myanmar-report-a8672451.html
https://www.dw.com/en/thousands-of-myanmar-women-forced-into-marriages-in-china/a-46625465

25 NOVEMBER 2018

China’s stolen children, a nationwide scourge

Every year in China, tens of thousands of children are kidnapped. Most of them are sold to families who are seeking to adopt a child, regardless of the cost. This report follows one Chinese father who found his daughter again, 24 years after she was snatched in broad daylight. It’s a rare happy ending amid a nationwide scourge. Our colleagues from France 2 report, with FRANCE 24’s Bryan Quinn
https://www.france24.com/en/20181121-focus-china-missing-stolen-children-human-trafficking-kidnappings-abductions-adoptions

1 SEPTEMBER 2018

Myanmar releases 75 more child soldiers: UNICEF

There are no concrete figures on how many children are still among the estimated 500,000 troops that serve in Myanmar’s military, or the ethnic rebel armies that it battles in the country’s border regions
https://www.sbs.com.au/news/myanmar-releases-75-more-child-soldiers-unicef
http://ednews.net/en/news/conflicts/315515-myanmar-military-discharges-75-child-soldiers

26 JUNE 2018

India the most dangerous country to be a woman : Poll

India is the most dangerous country in the world to be a woman because of the high risk of sexual violence and slave labor, a new survey of experts shows
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/india-most-dangerous-nation-for-women-poll/articleshow/64743289.cms
https://edition.cnn.com/2018/06/25/health/india-dangerous-country-women-survey-intl/index.html

5 MAY 2018

Teenager raped, burned to death in India

Indian police have arrested 14 people suspected of kidnapping, raping and burning to death a teenage girl, the latest in rising crimes against women in India despite the toughening of laws
https://www.trtworld.com/asia/teenager-raped-burned-to-death-in-india-17218
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-44016176

21 APRIL 2018

India approves death penalty for rape of girls under 12

India’s cabinet on Saturday approved the death penalty for rapists of girls below the age of 12, after Prime Minister Narendra Modi held an emergency meeting in response to nationwide outrage in the wake of a series of cases
https://www.trtworld.com/asia/india-approves-death-penalty-for-rape-of-girls-under-12-16906
http://www.dw.com/en/india-prescribes-death-penalty-for-child-rape/a-43480914
https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/india-death-penalty-child-rape-sentencing-rapists-a8315716.html

9 APRIL 2018

Indian police rescue 70 children working in ‘inhuman conditions’

Indian police have rescued more than 70 child workers during ongoing raids in one of the country’s hubs for cheap, artificial jewellery sold in the US, UK and European markets
https://www.theguardian.com/law/2018/apr/09/indian-police-rescue-over-70-children-working-in-jewellery-manufacturing

 18 JANUARY 2018

Why are Indian authorities failing to protect women?

A recent series of gruesome rapes and murders has sparked outrage in northern India. The incidents are the latest for a region with a grim history of violence against women. Murali Krishnan reports from New Delhi
http://www.dw.com/en/why-are-indian-authorities-failing-to-protect-women/a-42202934

11 OCTOBER 2017

Sex with underage wife is rape, Indian supreme court rules

India’s supreme court has struck down a law allowing men to have sex with children as young as 15 provided the pair are married
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/oct/11/sex-with-underage-wife-is-indian-supreme-court-rules
http://www.dw.com/en/indias-top-court-says-sex-with-child-bride-is-rape/a-40902473
http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-sc-says-girl-child-can-t-be-treated-as-commodity-calls-separate-marriage-laws-for-hindus-and-muslims-mockery-2552174

22 AUGUST 2017

India’s Supreme Court rules ‘triple talaq’ Muslim divorce law ‘unconstitutional’

India’s Supreme Court has ruled a controversial Muslim instant divorce law unconstitutional, a landmark victory for Muslim women who had long argued that it violated their right to equality
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-08-23/indias-supreme-court-rules-muslim-divorrce-law-unconstitutional/8832692?section=world
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-41008802

25 JUNE 2017

Burma has released 67 child soldiers in first discharge of the year – UNICEF

As part of an ongoing process to end the forced recruitment of underage children into its army, the Burmese military has released 67 child soldiers. According to AFP, as published by Burmese news site Mizzima, the former junta in Burma had steadily recruited underage fighters for decades until 2012
https://asiancorrespondent.com/2017/06/burma-released-67-child-soldiers-first-discharge-year-unicef/#OZW3iSpgYHrEBi2w.97

28 APRIL 2017

Indonesia: Female clerics issue fatwas against child marriage, marital rape

Underage marriage, marital rape, and destruction of the environment were targeted by religious edicts issued by a group of prominent female clerics in Muslim-majority Indonesia this week
https://asiancorrespondent.com/2017/04/indonesia-female-clerics-issue-fatwas-child-marriage-marital-rape/

5 APRIL 2017

Malaysia passes child sex crimes law, but does not ban child marriage

Only 140 of the 12,987 cases of child sexual abuse reported to police between 2012 and July 2016 resulted in convictions. « The law is more stringent now… but not enough, » Ms Teo Nie Ching, the opposition MP who proposed the ban on child marriages
http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/se-asia/malaysia-decides-not-to-criminalise-child-marriage
http://www.themalaymailonline.com/malaysia/article/womens-group-a-life-of-rape-for-victims-who-marry-rapists
http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/opinion/2017/04/05/rapists-need-prisons-not-marriage/

23 MARCH 2017

10 pc of Filipino children sexually abused at home – NGO

One out of 10 Filipino children encounter sexual violence at home, according to international humanitarian relief organisation World Vision Philippines. GMA News Online reported the organisation as saying the Philippines also ranked at 10th place worldwide in terms of sexual exploitation of children between the ages of 10 and 14
https://asiancorrespondent.com/2017/03/10-pc-filipino-children-sexually-abused-home-ngo/#zF7tDfaw2j3mjqGW.97

30 NOVEMBER 2016

What’s in your shopping basket? Top companies Kellogg’s, Unilever and Nestlé linked to ‘child-labour palm oil’ in Indonesia

Global firms behind popular brands such as Kit Kat, Colgate toothpaste and Dove cosmetics use palm oil produced by child workers in dangerous conditions, Amnesty International has claimed
http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/southeast-asia/article/2050409/whats-your-shopping-basket-top-companies-kelloggs-unilever

6 OCTOBER 2016

Pakistan parliament passes legislation against ‘honour killings’

A joint session of the lower and upper houses of parliament, broadcast live on television, approved the new anti-honour killing law, removing a loophole in existing law that allows killers to walk free after being pardoned by family members
http://www.dawn.com/news/1288177/pakistan-passes-anti-honour-killings-and-anti-rape-bills
http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/south-asia/pakistan-parliament-pass

26 SEPTEMBER 2016

Ending the use of child soldiers in the Philippines

The United Nations and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) have pledged to safeguard the rights of children and have implemented an action plan to ensure that children affected by armed conflicts are better protected
http://www.dw.com/en/ending-the-use-of-child-soldiers-in-the-philippines/a-35890128

12 SEPTEMBER 2016

Human trafficking: NGO calls for Indonesia, Malaysia ‘modern slavery’ investigation

An Indonesian NGO says 11,000 people have been trafficked from an eastern province since 2009
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-09-12/calls-for-indonesia-human-trafficking-probe/7785654?section=world

6 SEPTEMBER 2016

A generation left behind: Millions of Chinese children abandoned as parents seek work

Around 61 million children are left behind in China’s rural villages and towns while their parents work in the big cities, and many of the ‘left-behind’ kids suffer from emotional trauma, depression or anxiety
http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/international/2016-09-06/a-generation-left-behind-millions-of-chinese-children-abandoned-as-parents-seek-work/1614920

26 JULY 2016

India parliament passes controversial child labour law

India’s parliament on Tuesday (Jul 26) passed a new labour law that allows children to work for their families despite concerns by activists that it will hurt their development.
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/india-parliament-passes/2989198.html
http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-child-labour-bill-passed-in-parliament-admist-doubt-over-loopholes-2238402
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-36901465

9 JULY 2016

India’s Children of Slavery

“They raped me. They tied me in a sack and threw me into the river.” Rinki, 13, is one of 100,000 children in India sold into ‪‎slavery each year. These are their stories – plus the efforts of their rescuers like Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kailash Satyarthi
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/tv/tvshows/insight/india-s-children-of/2897386.html

1 APRIL 2016

Pakistan honour killings on the rise, report reveals

Nearly 1,100 women were killed in Pakistan last year by relatives who believed they had dishonoured their families, the country’s independent Human Rights Commission says
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-35943732

13 MARCH 2016

Myanmar army frees 46 child soldiers: state media

Myanmar’s powerful military releases 46 child soldiers from service, state media reports, the latest move towards ending a scourge that has long beset the nation.
http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/international/2016-03-13/myanmar-army-frees-46-child-soldiers-state-media/1558258

7 MARCH 2016

Defending Pakistani women against honour killings

Only days after Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy accepted her Academy Award for best short subject documentary for A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness highlighting Pakistan’s honour killing epidemic, the killings continued
http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2016/03/defending-pakistani-women-honour-killings-160307075135769.html

26 FEBRUARY 2016

Pakistan has 24 million children out of school: Government

Of the 50.8 million children aged five to 16 in the country, 47 per cent do not receive an education, according to the annual Pakistan Education Statistics report for 2014-2015.
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/pakistan-has-24-million/2552540.html

 

10 OCTOBER 2014

Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi share Nobel Peace Prize

The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded Friday to India’s Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistan’s Malala Yousafzai for their struggles against the suppression of children and for young people’s rights, including the right to education.
http://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/10/world/europe/nobel-peace-prize/index.html?hpt=ias_c1
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/pakistan/11153860/Malala-Yousafzai-the-youngest-ever-Nobel-Peace-Prize-winner-in-60-seconds.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-29564935

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15 SEPTEMBER 2014

Bangladesh sets two-year jail term for child marriage

Bangladesh on Monday approved a law setting a two-year jail term for anyone involved in marrying a girl aged under 18, in a bid to cut the country’s notoriously high child marriage rate.
http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/asia/432404/bangladesh-sets-two-year-jail-term-for-child-marriage

12 SEPTEMBER 2014

Half South Asia’s girls marry before 18: UN

Nearly half of all girls in South Asia marry before they turn 18, according to a United Nations (UN) report that lays bare what it calls « glaring inequalities »
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/half-south-asia-s-girls/1359310.html

31 AUGUST 2014

In Afghanistan, 8 years old girl married to 12 years old boy

In the district of Sholgara of Balkh province, a man named Momen gave away his eight-year-old daughter Meena to wed a 12-year old boy because he could not support having his daughter live with him
http://www.tolonews.com/en/afghanistan/16174-8-year-old-girl-married-off-to-12-year-old-boy

29 AUGUST 2014

Sex abuse against teens rising in Korea: report

The number of teenage victims of sex crimes went from 7,893 in 2011 to 8,808 in 2012 and 9,721 in 2013, according to police data revealed by Rep. Lee Cheol-woo of the Saenuri Party. Most victims were female, but the number of male victims was 506, marking a 75 percent increase from two years earlier
http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20140829000532

 

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 7 February in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 7 FEBRUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on February 7, 2019

1795: The Prince of Orange, stadhouder-in-exile of the Netherlands, issues a letter to all colonial governors telling them to surrender to the British. (The VOC in Batavia do not comply)

1855: Signature of the Treaty of Shimoda marking the start of official relations between Russia and Japan and joint ownership of Sakhaline Island
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Treaty_of_Shimoda
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Shimoda

1855 Shimoda

1856: The Kingdom of Awadh is annexed by the British East India Company and Wajid Ali Shah, the king of Awadh, is imprisoned and later exiled to Calcutta
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Awadh
http://www.mapsofindia.com/who-is-who/history/nawab-wajid-ali-shah.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wajid_Ali_Shah

1943: The Japanese are driven off Guadalcanal
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guadalcanal_Campaign
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Ke
http://www.britishpathe.com/video/us-retake-guadalcanal-february-1943/query/JAPANESE+WAR

1950: The United States and Great Britain recognize the Vietnam government of Bao Dai, and also Laos and Cambodia
http://avalon.law.yale.edu/20th_century/inch008.asp

1951: During the Korean war, 705 civilians are massacred by the South Korea Army at Sancheong and Hamyang
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sancheong-Hamyang_massacre

1955: Chinese Nationalists start to evacuate Tachen islands under the US protection
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=4&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0CDoQFjAD&url=http%3A%2F%2Fweb.stanford.edu%2Fgroup%2Ftomzgroup%2Fpmwiki%2Fuploads%2F0050-1955-01-K-b-OEP.pdf&ei=iyDVVPSGJITzUtubgMgN&usg=AFQjCNGgw0ZRF3jokUSojqDfVdl-JN1dVA&sig2=EoVHlzhyC5nTIvOdbFx9PA

1955-02-07 evacuation Tachen

1965: First air bombing of North Vietnam by American forces from their Air bases in Thailand
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-jets-conduct-retaliatory-raids

1966: Summit in Honolulu between US president Johnson and his South Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Cao Ky
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/february/7/newsid_2536000/2536257.stm

1967: At the peak of the Cultural Revolution, the Chinese government says it is no more in the capacity of guarantee the security of the Soviets in Beijing

1995: Ramzi Yousef, the mastermind of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing is arrested in Islamabad
http://www.fas.org/irp/world/iraq/956-tni.htm

2011: Thai and Cambodian troops clashed for a fourth day over a disputed border area surrounding a 900-year-old Khmer temple, which both sides claim as their own. Thai nationalists are calling on their government to « reclaim » the area
http://www.france24.com/en/20110207-battle-rages-over-hindu-khmer-temple-thai-cambodian-border-un-security-council
http://www.voanews.com/english/news/asia/Thailand-Cambodia-Dispute-a-Test-for-ASEAN-115471614.html

2011: Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan is promising his government will « tenaciously » pursue the return of four disputed islands from Russia, ahead of a diplomatic mission to Moscow
http://www.voanews.com/english/news/asia/Japanese-PM-Pledges-Tenacious-Effort-to-Recover-Disputed-Islands-115470599.html

2012: Japan and the United States reached a broad agreement to transfer 4,700 U.S. marines stationed in Okinawa Prefecture to Guam, scaling down from the originally planned 8,000, Japanese government sources have said
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-16954599

2016 : North Korea launches Kwangmyŏngsŏng-4 into outer space violating multiple UN treaties and prompting condemnation from around the world
https://www.space.com/31860-north-korea-satellite-launch.html
https://edition.cnn.com/2016/02/06/asia/north-korea-rocket-launch-window/index.html

https://youtu.be/00aCAiVVb1I

On 7 February in South Asian history

ON 7 FEBRUARY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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1856: The Kingdom of Awadh is annexed by the British East India Company and Wajid Ali Shah, the king of Awadh, is imprisoned and later exiled to Calcutta
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Awadh
http://www.mapsofindia.com/who-is-who/history/nawab-wajid-ali-shah.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wajid_Ali_Shah

1908: Birth of Manmath Nath Gupta, Indian author and Freedom Fighter who died on October 26, 2000
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manmath_Nath_Gupta
http://www.veethi.com/india-people/manmath_nath_gupta-profile-6348-30.htm

Manmath Nath Gupta

1938: Birth of S. Ramachandran Pillai, Indian communist leader
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S._Ramachandran_Pillai
http://www.cpimkerala.org/eng/com.s.-ramachandran-pillai–9.php

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bcdIVoI5PmU

1964: Birth of Ashok Banker, Indian novelist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ashok_Banker
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/7-february-1964-ashok-banker-indian-author-was-born
http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/b/ashok-banker/

1995: Ramzi Yousef, the mastermind of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing is arrested in Islamabad
http://www.fas.org/irp/world/iraq/956-tni.htm

2012: Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed resigned Tuesday following weeks of public protests over his controversial order to arrest a senior judge
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2012/02/20122765334806442.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-16922570
http://edition.cnn.com/2012/02/08/world/asia/maldives-dispute-explainer/index.html

On 7 February in Japan’s history

ON 7 FEBRUARY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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572: Birth of Prince Shōtoku of Japan, who died on April 8, 622
http://veryasian.weebly.com/prince-shotoku.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince_Sh%C5%8Dtoku

1045: Death of the 69th Japanese Emperor Go-Suzaku (1036-1045), born on December 4, 1009
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Go-Suzaku

1855: Signature of the Treaty of Shimoda marking the start of official relations between Russia and Japan and joint ownership of Sakhaline Island
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Treaty_of_Shimoda
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Shimoda

1855 Shimoda

1871:Birth of Kiyoshi Shiga, Japanese physician and bacteriologist who died on January 25, 1957
http://www.paul-ehrlich.de/Teachers/shiga.htm

1943: The Japanese are driven off Guadalcanal
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guadalcanal_Campaign
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Ke
http://www.britishpathe.com/video/us-retake-guadalcanal-february-1943/query/JAPANESE+WAR

1982: Birth of Osamu Mukai, Japanese actor
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Mukai_Osamu

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LzC13N3md6s&feature=fvst

1988: Birth of Ai Kago, Japanese singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ai_Kago

1992: Birth of Maimi Yajima, Japanese singer
http://helloproject.wikia.com/wiki/Yajima_Maimi

1996: Birth of Mai Hagiwara, Japanese singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mai_Hagiwara

2000: Death of Shiho Niiyama, Japanese voice actress, born on March 21, 1970
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shiho_Niiyama

2011: Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan is promising his government will « tenaciously » pursue the return of four disputed islands from Russia, ahead of a diplomatic mission to Moscow
http://www.voanews.com/english/news/asia/Japanese-PM-Pledges-Tenacious-Effort-to-Recover-Disputed-Islands-115470599.html

2012: Japan and the United States reached a broad agreement to transfer 4,700 U.S. marines stationed in Okinawa Prefecture to Guam, scaling down from the originally planned 8,000, Japanese government sources have said
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-16954599

On 7 February in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

1976 Hua Guofeng

ON 7 FEBRUARY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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199: Death of Lü Bu, Chinese warlord
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L%C3%BC_Bu

812: Death of Li Ning, Chinese prince, born in 793
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Li_Ning_(Tang_Dynasty)

1799: Death of Chinese Emperor Qianlong (1736-1795), born on September 25, 1711
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Qianlong_Emperor
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/1259.html

1906: Birth of Puyi, the last Chinese emperor under the name of Xuantong (1908-1912), who died on October 17, 1967
http://www.lilicat.com/puyi.php
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Puyi
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/1656.html

1955: Chinese Nationalists start to evacuate Tachen islands under the US protection
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=4&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0CDoQFjAD&url=http%3A%2F%2Fweb.stanford.edu%2Fgroup%2Ftomzgroup%2Fpmwiki%2Fuploads%2F0050-1955-01-K-b-OEP.pdf&ei=iyDVVPSGJITzUtubgMgN&usg=AFQjCNGgw0ZRF3jokUSojqDfVdl-JN1dVA&sig2=EoVHlzhyC5nTIvOdbFx9PA

1955-02-07 evacuation Tachen

1957: Establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Sri Lanka

1967: At the peak of the Cultural Revolution, the Chinese government says it is no more in the capacity of guarantee the security of the Soviets in Beijing

1967: Birth of  Cheung  Man, Hong Kong actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0156522/
http://www.brns.com/pages4/cheungman1.html

1976: Hua Guofeng, chosen by Mao Zedong as successor, becomes Prime Minister, replacing Zhou Enlai
http://chineseposters.net/themes/huaguofeng.php
http://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/hua-guofeng/index.htm

1976 Hua Guofeng