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On 17 April in Asian history

ON 17 APRIL IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on April 17, 2019

1492: Spain and Christopher Columbus sign a contract for him to sail to Asia to get spices
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capitulations_of_Santa_Fe

1734: Birth of Taksin, king of Siam (Thailand) from December 1768 to April 1782, who was executed on 7 April 1782
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taksin

1756: Birth of Dheeran Chinnamalai, Indian Freedom Fighter, Tamil revolutionist who was hanged by the British on July 31, 1805
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dheeran_Chinnamalai
http://www.winentrance.com/general_knowledge/dheeran-chinnamalai.html

1852: Conclusion of the first Dutch treaty with Japan
http://www.uwosh.edu/home_pages/faculty_staff/earns/moeshart.html

1877: Birth of Matsudaira Tsuneo, Japanese diplomat who died on 14 November 1949
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matsudaira_Tsuneo

1895: Signature of the Treaty of Shimonoseki between China and Japan, marking the end of the First Sino-Japanese war. Taiwan is conceded to Japan
http://www.taiwandocuments.org/shimonoseki01.htm
http://src-h.slav.hokudai.ac.jp/eng/news/no10/enews10-essay2.html
http://sinojapanesewar.com/peace.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4167.html

1897: Birth of Nisargadatta Maharaj, Indian philosopher and educator, who died on September 8, 1981
http://www.enlightened-spirituality.org/Nisargadatta_Maharaj.html
http://www.biographyonline.net/spiritual/sri_nisargadatta_maharaj.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/17-april-1897-nisargadatta-maharaj-indian-spiritual-guru-was-born

1898: Francisco Makabulos establish the Makabulos Republic
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1074/today-in-philippine-history-on-april-17-1898-francisco-makabulos-established-the-makabulos-republic
http://bayanihan.org/2010/04/18/today-in-history-65/
http://www.wikiwand.com/en/Francisco_Macabulos

1916: Birth of Sirimavo Bandaranaike, three times Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, who died on October 10, 2000
http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Sirimavo_Bandaranaike.aspx
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/sirimavo-bandaranaike-7187.php

1927: Japan’s Wakatsuki Reijiro government falls. Baron Tanaka Giichi will become premier on April 20
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wakatsuki_Reijir%C5%8D
http://www.gettyimages.fr/photos/wakatsuki-reijiro?sort=mostpopular&excludenudity=false&mediatype=photography&phrase=wakatsuki%20reijiro

1937: Death of Yi Sang, Korean Poet, born on September 14, 1910
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yi_Sang

1948: Elpidio Quirino becomes president of the Philippines, up to December 1954
http://www.biography.com/people/elpidio-quirino-37511

1948: Death of Admiral Kantaro Suzuki, Shortly Prime Minister of Japan in 1945
http://www.ndl.go.jp/portrait/e/datas/113.html

1953: In Pakistan, PM Khawaja Nazimuddin is succeeded by Muhammad Ali Bogra
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/person.asp?perid=P011
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/articletext.asp?artid=A057

1958: The occupation of Padang by the Indonesian forces starts the end to the Sumatra rebellion (secretly supported by CIA) which started on February 5
https://www.academia.edu/29644139/Evaluating_the_PRRI_Rebellion_as_a_West_Sumatran_Peasant_Movement
https://ratical.org/ratville/JFK/Indo58.html

1966: Birth of Chiyaan Vikram, Indian actor
https://starsunfolded.com/vikram/


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t7kWziB4gAg

1971: An exile government called the People’s Republic of Bangladesh alias Mujibnagar Government headed by Tajuddin Ahmed take the oath
http://www.mujibnagar.com/mujibnagar-government/mujibnagar-government
http://weloveourbangladesh.blogspot.fr/2011/04/be-witness-of-historical-moment-of.html

1975: Death of Sarvepalli Radakrishnan, Indian philosopher, 2nd president of India from May 1962 to May 1967, born on 5 September 1888
http://www.iep.utm.edu/r/radhakri.htm

1975: Khmer Rouge capture Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/cambodia-falls-to-the-khmer-rouge
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/apr/18/khmer-rouge-cambodia-1975
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/citys-fall

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qncy06fN8LA

1975-04-17-Bangkok-World

1978: Mir Akbar Khyber, Afghan intellectual and a leader of the Parcham faction of the communist People’s Democratic Party of Afghanistan is assassinated, provoking a communist coup d’état in Afghanistan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mir_Akbar_Khyber

1978-04-17 Mir Akbar Khyber assassiné

1979: Birth of Siddharth Narayan, Indian actor
http://entertainment.oneindia.in/celebs/siddharth-narayan/biography.html

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

1979: Birth of Sung Si-kyung, South Korean singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sung_Si-kyung

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zKWJtr8iXkE

1982: Birth of Lee Jun-ki, South Korean actor and model
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lee_Jun_Ki

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

1983: India enters space age launching SLV-3 rocket

1987: In Habarana, Sri Lanka, Tamil separatists attack three buses and two lorries carrying women and children, killing 127 of them
https://www.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=Aluth%20Oya%20massacre
https://wikivividly.com/wiki/Aluth_Oya_massacre

1992: Afghan president Najibullah, forced to resign the day before, takes refuge in the United Nations building in Kabul

1996: Japan and the United States signed the « Joint Declaration of the Japan-US security »
http://www.mofa.go.jp/region/n-america/us/security/security.html

1997: The Korean Supreme Court give its final judgment of Live imprisonment for former President Chun Doo Hwan and 17 years in jail for Roh Tae-woo

former_south_korean_presidents

2001: By 23 votes against 17, China gets the non examination by the United Nations Human right Committee of a motion introduced by United States

2004: Death in an air crash of Soundarya, Indian actress, born on July 17, 1971
http://www.viggy.com/english/current_soundarya_accident.asp
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soundarya

2007: In Thailand, hundreds of monks demonstrate, demanding that Buddhism to be recognized as national religion in the coming new constitution

2008: After two months in Australia where he has been in hospital after to be wounded in a killing attempt, President Ramos-Horta comes back to East Timor
http://www.reuters.com/article/2008/04/17/us-timor-ramoshorta-idUSJAK13332120080417

2012: Ilias Ali, organizing secretary of Bangladesh Nationalist Party and a former MP, disappears from Dhaka along with his chauffeur, allegedly abducted by government forces
http://archive.thedailystar.net/newDesign/news-details.php?nid=230731

2013: Death of T. K. Ramamoorthy, Indian composer, born on May 15, 1922
http://www.thehindu.com/features/cinema/t-k-ramamurthy-passes-away/article4626263.ece
http://www.indiawest.com/entertainment/bollywood/music/veteran-tamil-music-composer-t-k-ramamurthy-passes-away/article_d3f9a9ea-da76-535f-8995-abbb0148437f.html

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

2013: Death in a car accident of Hong Kong singer Sita Chan, born on March 10, 1987
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1216576/hong-kong-singer-sita-chan-killed-car-crash?page=all
http://news.asiaone.com/News/Latest+News/Showbiz/Story/A1Story20130418-416922.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=19CXNuJyTiI

2014: Death in a car crash of Karpal Singh, Malaysian lawyer and politician, former chairman of opposition Democratic Action Party, born on June 28, 1940
http://cj.my/post/94847/timeline-a-tribute-to-the-tiger-of-jelutong/
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/karpal-singh-lawyer-and-politician-who-devoted-his-life-to-defending-human-rights-activists-and-prisoners-on-death-row-9290540.html
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2014-04-17/malaysia-opposition-politician-karpal-singh-dies-in-car-crash

2015: Amid tight security, a Chinese court convicts veteran journalist Gao Yu for revealing state secrets and sentences her to seven years in prison
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/1768883/jailing-chinese-journalist-gao-yu-part-push-silence
http://edition.cnn.com/2015/04/17/asia/china-gao-yu-jail/index.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-32346382

2017: Park Geun-hye, ex-South Korean president, formally charged in corruption probe
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/04/17/park-geun-hye-ex-south-korean-president-formally-charged-corruption/
http://www.arirang.co.kr/News/News_View.asp?nseq=203021

China sciences and technology

17 APRIL 2019

China to enhance international space cooperation

China will promote aerospace development, strengthen international cooperation and contribute Chinese wisdom, plans and strength in man’s peaceful utilization of outer space, said an official with China National Space Administration (CNSA) on Wednesday
https://www.chinadailyasia.com/articles/48/13/176/1555497702177.html?newsId=68154

3 JANUARY 2019

China lands spacecraft in world’s first mission to far side of moon

China reached a milestone in space exploration on Thursday (Jan 3), landing a vehicle on the far side of the moon for the first time in history, state media announced
https://www.straitstimes.com/asia/east-asia/chinese-spacecraft-nears-landing-on-far-side-of-moon
http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2019-01/03/c_137717085.htm
https://www.france24.com/en/20190103-china-space-probe-change-4-makes-first-ever-landing-far-side-moon

8 DECEMBER 2018

China launches rover for first landing on far side of the moon

China launched a ground-breaking mission Saturday to land a spacecraft on the largely unexplored far side of the moon, demonstrating its growing ambitions as a space power to rival Russia, the European Union and the US
https://www.chinadailyasia.com/articles/197/206/185/1544256236923.html?newsId=55864
https://www.trtworld.com/life/china-launches-pioneering-mission-to-far-side-of-moon-22294

28 OCTOBER 2018

China’s First Private Rocket Launch Fails

Zhuque-1, Сhina’s first privately-built rocket failed after launching from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center Sunday
https://sputniknews.com/science/201810281069285350-china-commercial-rocket-zhuque-fail/
https://www.straitstimes.com/asia/east-asia/chinese-privately-developed-rocket-fails-to-reach-orbit

27 JUNE 2018

Man charged with illegally exporting anti-submarine devices to China

A Chinese national has been charged in the United States for conspiring with an entity affiliated with the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) to illegally ship devices used in anti-submarine warfare to China
https://edition.cnn.com/2018/06/27/asia/chinese-national-military-technology-charges-intl/index.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+rss%2Fedition_asia+%28RSS%3A+CNNi+-+Asia%29
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-massachusetts-crime-china/u-s-accuses-chinese-man-of-smuggling-anti-submarine-warfare-devices-idUSKBN1JI0BE

2 JUNE 2018

China launches new Earth observation satellite

China on Saturday launched a new Earth observation satellite, Gaofen-6, which will be mainly used in agricultural resources research and disaster monitoring
https://www.chinadailyasia.com/articles/88/217/54/1527933021253.html

23 MAY 2018

How China acquires ‘the crown jewels’ of U.S. technology

The U.S. fails to adequately police foreign deals for next-generation software that powers the military and American economic strength
https://www.politico.com/story/2018/05/22/china-us-tech-companies-cfius-572413

24 APRIL 2018

China to launch Chang’e-5 lunar probe in 2019

China plans to launch the Chang’e-5 lunar probe next year, which is expected to bring lunar samples back to the Earth, according to Pei Zhaoyu, deputy director of the Lunar Exploration and Space Program Center of the China National Space Administration (CNSA)
https://www.chinadailyasia.com/articles/123/180/20/1524583595933.html

9 APRIL 2018

China’s ‘space dream’: A Long March to the moon

The plunge back to Earth of a defunct Chinese space laboratory will not slow down Beijing’s ambitious plans to send humans to the moon
http://gulfnews.com/news/asia/china/china-s-space-dream-a-long-march-to-the-moon-1.2198318

20 APRIL 2017

First cargo spacecraft boosts China’s space dream

 China on Thursday launched its first cargo spacecraft, Tianzhou-1, into space, a crucial step for the country in building a space station by approximately 2022
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/nation/2017-04/20/content_15602807.html
http://www.euronews.com/2017/04/20/one-small-step-china-launches-first-cargo-spacecraft

18 NOVEMBER 2016

Touchdown for Chinese astronauts after record space mission

Two mainland astronauts touched down safely on the grasslands of Ulanqab, in Inner Mongolia, on Friday, ending a month-long mission in China’s bigger quest to establish a permanent space station
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2047229/two-chinese-astronauts-safely-back-earth-after-nations
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/nation/2016-11/18/content_15528179.html

3 NOVEMBER 2016

Long March 5 rocket makes maiden flight

The arrival of the CZ-5 means the gap between China and the US in space has narrowed from decades to years and the game will change profoundly from now on, according to several space analysts
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2042760/chinas-most-powerful-rocket-lifts-island-launch-centre
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/news/2016-11/03/content_15520812.html

17 OCTOBER 2016

China successfully launches manned spacecraft Shenzhou-11 to orbiting laboratory

China has launched two astronauts into space on a mission to dock with an experimental space station. The launch marks the latest stage in the country’s developing space program
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-37670842
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/2028653/china-launches-manned-mission-orbiting-space-laboratory
http://www.dw.com/en/china-launches-shenzhou-11-two-man-space-mission/a-36056920

15 SEPTEMBER 2016

China launches second trial space station

China has moved a step forward in its ambitious pursuit of building a permanent space station, with the successful launch of its Tiangong 2 experimental space lab into orbit on Thursday night
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-37370278
http://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/news/20160916_02/

25 JUNE 2016

China inaugurates new spaceport as it continues aggressive quest for the stars

China blasted off its Long March-7 new generation carrier rocket on a successful inaugural voyage on Saturday from a new launch centre, state media reported, as the country races ahead with an ambitious space programme
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/06/25/china-inaugurates-new-spaceport-as-it-continues-aggressive-quest/
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1981496/sleepy-longlou-countdown-becoming-cape-kennedy-hainan
http://www.ecns.cn/2016/06-25/215688.shtml

22 APRIL 2016

China approves Mars probe program

China’s Mars exploration program has been formally approved by the central authorities, Xu Dazhe, director of China National Space Administration, announced on Friday
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/nation/2016-04/22/content_15421324.html

20 SEPTEMBER 2015

China launches new workhorse ‘Long March’ rocket with 20 ‘micro satellites’ aboard

China on Sunday launched a new, smaller type of rocket from its « Long March » family which will be primarily used for carrying satellites aloft, state media reported, as the country races ahead with an ambitious space programme
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy-defence/article/1859957/china-launches-new-workhorse-long-march-rocket-20-micro
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/photo/2015-09/20/c_134641510.htm

24 OCTOBER 2014

China launches orbiter for lunar mission

China launched an unmanned spacecraft early Friday to test technologies to be used in the Chang’e-5, a future probe that will conduct the country’s first moon mission with a return to Earth.
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/nation/2014-10/24/content_15182263.html
http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/asia/439382/china-launches-first-mission-to-moon-and-back

11 JUNE 2013

China Launches 15-day Manned Space Mission

China launched a manned space mission Tuesday, continuing its ambitious goal of building its own space station. Among the many tasks to be undertaken during the 15-day flight, the astronauts will lead lectures from space to educate Chinese students. China launched the manned Shenzhou-10 spacecraft from a satellite launch center in the Gobi desert. The space craft is carrying two men and one woman and will travel through space for 15 days.           http://www.voanews.com/content/china-launches-15day-manned-space-mission/1679276.html
http://www.euronews.com/2013/06/11/china-launches-sacred-space-mission/ 

 

Cambodia culture and history

17 APRIL 2019

The day the nightmare started

When the Khmer Rouge took over Cambodia, photographer Roland Neveu captured the start of what became a genocide
https://www.asiatimes.com/2019/04/article/the-day-the-nightmare-started/

9 JANUARY 2019

The Royal Ballet of Cambodia: From ritual to a national identity

The Royal Ballet of Cambodia is a form of theatre established in the royal courts of Cambodia. Its aristocratic background is evident in its refined and highly symbolic dance gestures. From the outset, this theatrical style was highly ritualised and used to celebrate royal ceremonies that served to establish the authority of the courts
https://theasiadialogue.com/2019/01/09/the-royal-ballet-of-cambodia-from-ritual-to-a-national-identity/
 

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 17 April in Asian history

1975-04-17-Bangkok-World

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 17 APRIL IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on April 17, 2019

1852: Conclusion of the first Dutch treaty with Japan
http://www.uwosh.edu/home_pages/faculty_staff/earns/moeshart.html

1895: Signature of the Treaty of Shimonoseki between China and Japan, marking the end of the First Sino-Japanese war. Taiwan in conceded to Japan
http://www.taiwandocuments.org/shimonoseki01.htm
http://src-h.slav.hokudai.ac.jp/eng/news/no10/enews10-essay2.html
http://sinojapanesewar.com/peace.htm

1895-04-17 Traité Shimonoseki

1898: Francisco Makabulos establish the Makabulos Republic
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1074/today-in-philippine-history-on-april-17-1898-francisco-makabulos-established-the-makabulos-republic
http://bayanihan.org/2010/04/18/today-in-history-65/
http://www.wikiwand.com/en/Francisco_Macabulos

1958: The occupation of Padang by the Indonesian forces starts the end to the Sumatra rebellion (secretly supported by CIA) which started on February 5
https://www.academia.edu/29644139/Evaluating_the_PRRI_Rebellion_as_a_West_Sumatran_Peasant_Movement
https://ratical.org/ratville/JFK/Indo58.html

1975: Khmer Rouge capture Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/cambodia-falls-to-the-khmer-rouge
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/apr/18/khmer-rouge-cambodia-1975
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/citys-fall

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qncy06fN8LA
 

1975-04-17-Bangkok-World

1983: India enters space age launching SLV-3 rocket
http://www.isro.org/launchvehicles/launchvehicles.aspx

1987: In Habarana, Sri Lanka, Tamil separatists attack three buses and two lorries carrying women and children, killing 127 of them
https://www.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=Aluth%20Oya%20massacre
https://wikivividly.com/wiki/Aluth_Oya_massacre

1996: Japan and the United States signed the « Joint Declaration of the Japan-US security »
http://www.mofa.go.jp/region/n-america/us/security/security.html

 

On 17 April in South Asian history

ON 17 APRIL IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on April 17, 2019

1756: Birth of Dheeran Chinnamalai, Indian Freedom Fighter, Tamil revolutionist who was hanged by the British on July 31, 1805
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dheeran_Chinnamalai
http://www.winentrance.com/general_knowledge/dheeran-chinnamalai.html

1897: Birth of Nisargadatta Maharaj, Indian philosopher and educator, who died on September 8, 1981
http://www.enlightened-spirituality.org/Nisargadatta_Maharaj.html
http://www.biographyonline.net/spiritual/sri_nisargadatta_maharaj.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/17-april-1897-nisargadatta-maharaj-indian-spiritual-guru-was-born

1916: Birth of Sirimavo Bandaranaike, three times Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, who died on October 10, 2000
http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Sirimavo_Bandaranaike.aspx
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/sirimavo-bandaranaike-7187.php

1953: In Pakistan, PM Khawaja Nazimuddin is succeeded by Muhammad Ali Bogra
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/person.asp?perid=P011
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/articletext.asp?artid=A057

1966: Birth of Chiyaan Vikram, Indian actor
http://www.chiyaanvikram.com/


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t7kWziB4gAg

1971: An exile government called the People’s Republic of Bangladesh alias Mujibnagar Government headed by Tajuddin Ahmed take the oath
http://www.mujibnagar.com/mujibnagar-government/mujibnagar-government http://weloveourbangladesh.blogspot.fr/2011/04/be-witness-of-historical-moment-of.html

1975: Death of Sarvepalli Radakrishnan, Indian philosopher, 2nd president of India from May 1962 to May 1967, born on 5 September 1888
http://www.iep.utm.edu/r/radhakri.htm

1978: Mir Akbar Khyber, Afghan intellectual and a leader of the Parcham faction of the communist People’s Democratic Party of Afghanistan is assassinated, provoking a communist coup d’état in Afghanistan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mir_Akbar_Khyber

1978-04-17 Mir Akbar Khyber assassiné

1979: Birth of Siddharth Narayan, Indian actor
http://entertainment.oneindia.in/celebs/siddharth-narayan/biography.html

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

1983: India enters space age launching SLV-3 rocket

1987: In Habarana, Sri Lanka, Tamil separatists attack three buses and two lorries carrying women and children, killing 127 of them
https://www.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=Aluth%20Oya%20massacre
https://wikivividly.com/wiki/Aluth_Oya_massacre

1992: Afghan president Najibullah, forced to resign the day before, takes refuge in the United Nations building in Kabul

2004: Death of Soundarya, Indian actress, born on July 17, 1971
http://www.viggy.com/english/current_soundarya_accident.asp
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soundarya

2012: Ilias Ali, organizing secretary of Bangladesh Nationalist Party and a former MP, disappears from Dhaka along with his chauffeur, allegedly abducted by government forces
http://archive.thedailystar.net/newDesign/news-details.php?nid=230731

2013: Death of T. K. Ramamoorthy, Indian composer, born on May 15, 1922
http://www.thehindu.com/features/cinema/t-k-ramamurthy-passes-away/article4626263.ece
http://www.indiawest.com/entertainment/bollywood/music/veteran-tamil-music-composer-t-k-ramamurthy-passes-away/article_d3f9a9ea-da76-535f-8995-abbb0148437f.html

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

 

On 17 April in Southeast Asian history

ON 17 APRIL IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on April 17, 2019

1734: Birth of Taksin, king of Siam (Thailand) from December 1768 to April 1782, who was executed on 7 April 1782
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taksin

1898: Francisco Makabulos establish the Makabulos Republic
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1074/today-in-philippine-history-on-april-17-1898-francisco-makabulos-established-the-makabulos-republic
http://bayanihan.org/2010/04/18/today-in-history-65/
http://www.wikiwand.com/en/Francisco_Macabulos

1948: Elpidio Quirino becomes president of the Philippines, up to December 1954
http://www.biography.com/people/elpidio-quirino-37511

1958: The occupation of Padang by the Indonesian forces starts the end to the Sumatra rebellion (secretly supported by CIA) which started on February 5
https://www.academia.edu/29644139/Evaluating_the_PRRI_Rebellion_as_a_West_Sumatran_Peasant_Movement
https://ratical.org/ratville/JFK/Indo58.html

1975: Khmer Rouge capture Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/cambodia-falls-to-the-khmer-rouge
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/apr/18/khmer-rouge-cambodia-1975
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/citys-fall

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qncy06fN8LA

1975-04-17-Bangkok-World

2007: In Thailand, hundreds of monks demonstrate, demanding that Buddhism to be recognized as national religion in the coming new constitution

2008: After two months in Australia where he has been in hospital after to be wounded in a killing attempt, President Ramos-Horta comes back to East Timor
http://www.reuters.com/article/2008/04/17/us-timor-ramoshorta-idUSJAK13332120080417

2014: Death in a car crash of Karpal Singh, Malaysian lawyer and politician, former chairman of opposition Democratic Action Party, born on June 28, 1940
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/karpal-singh-lawyer-and-politician-who-devoted-his-life-to-defending-human-rights-activists-and-prisoners-on-death-row-9290540.html

On 17 April in Japan’s history

ON 17 APRIL IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on April 17, 2019

1852: Conclusion of the first Dutch treaty with Japan
http://www.uwosh.edu/home_pages/faculty_staff/earns/moeshart.html

1877: Birth of Matsudaira Tsuneo, Japanese diplomat who died on 14 November 1949
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matsudaira_Tsuneo

1895: Signature of the Treaty of Shimonoseki between China and Japan, marking the end of the First Sino-Japanese war. Tawan is conceded to Japan
http://www.taiwandocuments.org/shimonoseki01.htm
http://src-h.slav.hokudai.ac.jp/eng/news/no10/enews10-essay2.html
http://sinojapanesewar.com/peace.htm

1895-04-17 Traité Shimonoseki

1927: Japan’s Wakatsuki Reijiro government falls. Baron Tanaka Giichi will become premier on April 20
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wakatsuki_Reijir%C5%8D
http://www.gettyimages.fr/photos/wakatsuki-reijiro?sort=mostpopular&excludenudity=false&mediatype=photography&phrase=wakatsuki%20reijiro

1948: Death of Admiral Kantaro Suzuki, Shortly Prime Minister of Japan in 1945
http://www.ndl.go.jp/portrait/e/datas/113.html

1996: Japan and the United States signed the « Joint Declaration of the Japan-US security »
http://www.mofa.go.jp/region/n-america/us/security/security.html

 

On 17 April in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 17 APRIL IN CHINESE HISTORY

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Updated on April 17, 2019

1895: Signature of the Treaty of Shimonoseki between China and Japan, marking the end of the First Sino-Japanese war. Taiwan is conceded to Japan
http://www.taiwandocuments.org/shimonoseki01.htm
http://src-h.slav.hokudai.ac.jp/eng/news/no10/enews10-essay2.html
http://sinojapanesewar.com/peace.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4167.html

2001: By 23 votes against 17, China gets the non examination by the United Nations Human right Committee of a motion introduced by United States

2013: Death in a car accident of Hong Kong singer Sita Chan, born on March 10, 1987
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1216576/hong-kong-singer-sita-chan-killed-car-crash?page=all
http://news.asiaone.com/News/Latest+News/Showbiz/Story/A1Story20130418-416922.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=19CXNuJyTiI

2015: Amid tight security, a Chinese court convicts veteran journalist Gao Yu for revealing state secrets and sentences her to seven years in prison
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/1768883/jailing-chinese-journalist-gao-yu-part-push-silence
http://edition.cnn.com/2015/04/17/asia/china-gao-yu-jail/index.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-32346382