Daily Archives: 2 mai 2019

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 2 May in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 2 MAY IN ASIAN

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Updated on May 2, 2019

1961: Signature of a cease-fire in Laos

1964: An explosion sinks the USS Card which docked at Saigon. Viet Cong forces are suspected of placing a bomb on the ship
https://warisboring.com/viet-cong-commandos-sank-an-american-aircraft-carrier/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Attack_on_the_USNS_Card
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-ship-sunk-in-saigon-port

1968: On a Hanoi proposition, Americans and North Vietnamese agree to meet on May 10 in Paris

1982: The seven fundamentalist parties of the Afghan resistance announce their total merging in the Islamist Alliance of Afghan Mujaheddin (IAAM)

1983: Beginning of a second Vietnamese withdrawal from Cambodia (10,000 men)

2002: In Nepal, beginning of a royal offensive killing more than 650 communist rebels

2002: Closing ceremony of the Cam Ranh Bay naval base where up to 10,000 Soviet troops have been based

2003: India and Pakistan re-establish their diplomatic relations and air links. They also decide talks on their disputes

2008: For the first time, USA have talk with Maoists in Nepal
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7379567.stm

2011: Osama bin Laden, the al-Qaeda leader is killed in a ground operation outside Islamabad based on US intelligence. After « a firefight », US forces took possession of his body
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/americas/2011/05/2011522132275789.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-13256676

2013: Viet Nam asks China to end its provocative actions in the Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago in order to maintain peace and stability in the East Sea

On 2 May in South Asian history

ON 2 MAY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on May 2, 2019

1920: Birth of Vasantrao Deshpande, renowned Hindustani classical vocalist from India who died on July 30, 1983
http://www.surgyan.com/vasantraodeshpande.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vasantrao_Deshpande

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8p9njBh1mL8

1921: Birth of Satyajit Ray, Indian director, who died on 23 April 1992
http://www.satyajitray.org/about_ray/introduction.htm
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/2-may-1921-satyajit-ray-indian-director-and-screenwriter-was-born

1924: Birth of Jamal Abro, Sindhi writer, who died on June 30, 2004
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jamal_Abro

1926: In India, Hindu women gain the right to seek elected office

1929: Birth of Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, Bhutanese king who died on July 21, 1972
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jigme_Dorji_Wangchuck
http://wangchasangey.blogspot.fr/2015/04/remembering-king-jigme-dorji-wangchuck.html

1950: In London, opening of the conference of the Commonwealth

1955: India proposal to discrimination against Dalits or « Untouchables » punishable

1980: A referendum on system of government is held in Nepal http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nepalese_governmental_system_referendum,_1980

1982: The seven fundamentalist parties of the Afghan resistance announce their total merging in the Islamist Alliance of Afghan Mujaheddin (IAAM)

2002: In Nepal, beginning of a royal offensive killing more than 650 communist rebels

2003: India and Pakistan re-establish their diplomatic relations and air links. They also decide talks on their disputes

2008: For the first time, USA have talk with Maoists in Nepal
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7379567.stm

2011: Osama bin Laden, the al-Qaeda leader is killed in a ground operation outside Islamabad based on US intelligence. After « a firefight », US forces took possession of his body
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/americas/2011/05/2011522132275789.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-13256676

 

On 2 May in Southeast Asian history

ON 2 MAY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on May 2, 2019

1889: Birth of Ki Hajar Dewantoro founder of the Toman Siswa Organization to promote national education for Indonesian, who died on April 28, 1959
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ki_Hajar_Dewantara

1917: Birth of Van Tien Dung, Vietnamese general and politician who died on March 17, 2002
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Van_Tien_Dung

1935: In the Philippines, the peasants of Luzon, rise up in arms against oppressive land tenancy laws

1942: Jose Abad Santos, Philippine national hero, born on February 19, 1886, is executed by the Japanese
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jos%C3%A9_Abad_Santos

1961: Signature of a cease-fire in Laos

1964: An explosion sinks the USS Card which docked at Saigon. Viet Cong forces are suspected of placing a bomb on the ship
https://warisboring.com/viet-cong-commandos-sank-an-american-aircraft-carrier/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Attack_on_the_USNS_Card
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-ship-sunk-in-saigon-port

1968: Birth of Ziana Zain, Malaysian singer-songwriter and actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ziana_Zain

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8YaIerWR9fk

1968: On a Hanoi proposition, Americans and North Vietnamese agree to meet on May 10 in Paris

1983: Beginning of a second Vietnamese withdrawal from Cambodia (10,000 men)

1994: In Indonesia, the People’s Democratic Party (PRD) is founded by by Budiman Sujatmiko
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/People’s_Democratic_Party_(Indonesia)

2000: Birth of Angel Sy, Filipina child actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angel_Sy


2002: Closing ceremony of the Cam Ranh Bay naval base where up to 10,000 Soviet troops have been based

2002: In Myanmar, Aun San Suu Kyi, under house of arrest since September 2000 is released

2005: Death of Wee Kim Wee, 4th President of Singapore, born on September 2, 1915
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wee_Kim_Wee

2008: Cyclone Nargis makes landfall in Myanmar killing over 130,000 people and leaving millions of people homeless
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7397617.stm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pq8O0A0HjBE

2012: Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is sworn in to Burma’s parliament for the first time, cementing a risky detente between her party and the country’s military rulers
http://www.france24.com/en/20120502-burma-aung-san-suu-kyi-un-swearing-in-parliament
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-17918414

2013: Viet Nam asks China to end its provocative actions in the Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago in order to maintain peace and stability in the East Sea


Holidays and observances

Indonesia: National Education Day

On 2 May in Japan’s history

ON 2 MAY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on May 2, 2019

1939: Birth of Sumio Lijima, Japanese physicist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sumio_Iijima

1952: Birth of Mari Natsuki, Japanese singer, dancer and actress


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mari_Natsuki

1956: Yasushi Akimoto, Japanese writer, lyricist and Producer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yasushi_Akimoto

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uThd4Hru61o

1968: Birth of Midorikawa Hikaru, Japanese voice actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Midorikawa_Hikaru
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/hikarumidorikawafanclub/

1987: Birth of Nana Kitade, Japanese singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nana_Kitade

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cddQqOsfrh4

1998: Hide (Hideto Matsumoto), born on December 13, 1964, commits suicide
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hide
http://www.stars-portraits.com/en/star/hideto-matsumoto.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=brBx1eV0KJM

2009: Death of Kiyoshiro Imawano, Japanese singer, musician, producer, and actor (RC Succession), born on April 1, 1951
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2009/05/04/national/rc-succession-singer-imawano-dead-at-age-58/#.UYEvpstOLIU
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kiyoshiro_Imawano

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IaUHCFF5BU8

 

On 2 May in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 2 MAY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on May 2, 2019

821: Death of Liu Zong, general of the Tang Dynasty
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liu_Zong

1360: Birth of Yongle (Zhu Di), Emperor of China, who died on August 12, 1424
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yongle_Emperor

1956: In a speech, for the first time, Mao Zedong uses the sentence “Let a hundred flowers bloom, let a hundred schools of thought contend”
http://www.phrases.org.uk/meanings/226950.html

1988: Birth of Lara Liang, Taiwanese-American Singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lara_Liang

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q0ysJjmwVQA

2012: Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng has left Beijing’s US embassy where he had taken refuge after fleeing house arrest last weeky
http://www.france24.com/en/20120502-china-chen-guangcheng-leaves-us-embassy-blind-lawyer-activist
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/05/2012528554197845.html
http://edition.cnn.com/2012/05/02/world/asia/china-clinton-visit/index.html?hpt=ias_c1

2013: Viet Nam asks China to end its provocative actions in the Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago in order to maintain peace and stability in the East Sea

On 2 May in Asian history

 

ON 2 MAY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on May 2, 2019

821: Death of Liu Zong, general of the Tang Dynasty
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liu_Zong

1360: Birth of Yongle (Zhu Di), Emperor of China, who died on August 12, 1424
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yongle_Emperor

1889: Birth of Ki Hajar Dewantoro founder of the Toman Siswa Organization to promote national education for Indonesian, who died on April 28, 1959
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ki_Hajar_Dewantara

1917: Birth of Van Tien Dung, Vietnamese general and politician who died on March 17, 2002
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Van_Tien_Dung

1920: Birth of Vasantrao Deshpande, renowned Hindustani classical vocalist from India who died on July 30, 1983
http://www.surgyan.com/vasantraodeshpande.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vasantrao_Deshpande

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8p9njBh1mL8

1921: Birth of Satyajit Ray, Indian director, who died on 23 April 1992
http://www.satyajitray.org/about_ray/introduction.htm
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/2-may-1921-satyajit-ray-indian-director-and-screenwriter-was-born

1924: Birth of Jamal Abro, Sindhi writer, who died on June 30, 2004
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jamal_Abro

1926: In India, Hindu women gain the right to seek elected office

1929: Birth of Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, Bhutanese king who died on July 21, 1972
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jigme_Dorji_Wangchuck
http://wangchasangey.blogspot.fr/2015/04/remembering-king-jigme-dorji-wangchuck.html

1935: In the Philippines, the peasants of Luzon, rise up in arms against oppressive land tenancy laws


1939: Birth of Sumio Lijima, Japanese physicist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sumio_Iijima

1942: Jose Abad Santos, Philippine national hero, born on February 19, 1886, is executed by the Japanese
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jos%C3%A9_Abad_Santos

1950: In London, opening of the conference of the Commonwealth

1952: Birth of Mari Natsuki, Japanese singer, dancer and actress


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mari_Natsuki

1955: India proposal to discrimination against Dalits or « Untouchables » punishable

1956: In a speech, for the first time, Mao Zedong uses the sentence “Let a hundred flowers bloom, let a hundred schools of thought contend”
http://www.phrases.org.uk/meanings/226950.html

1956: Yasushi Akimoto, Japanese writer, lyricist and Producer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yasushi_Akimoto

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uThd4Hru61o

1961: Signature of a cease-fire in Laos

1964: An explosion sinks the USS Card which docked at Saigon. Viet Cong forces responsible of placing a bomb on the ship
https://warisboring.com/viet-cong-commandos-sank-an-american-aircraft-carrier/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Attack_on_the_USNS_Card
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-ship-sunk-in-saigon-port

1968: Birth of Ziana Zain, Malaysian singer-songwriter and actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ziana_Zain

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8YaIerWR9fk

1968: On a Hanoi proposition, Americans and North Vietnamese agree to meet on May 10 in Paris

1980: A referendum on system of government is held in Nepal http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nepalese_governmental_system_referendum,_1980

1982: The seven fundamentalist parties of the Afghan resistance announce their total merging in the Islamist Alliance of Afghan Mujaheddin (IAAM)

1983: Beginning of a second Vietnamese withdrawal from Cambodia (10,000 men)

1987: Birth of Nana Kitade, Japanese singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nana_Kitade

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cddQqOsfrh4

1988: Birth of Lara Liang, Taiwanese-American Singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lara_Liang

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q0ysJjmwVQA

1994: In Indonesia, the People’s Democratic Party (PRD) is founded by by Budiman Sujatmiko
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/People’s_Democratic_Party_(Indonesia)

1998: Hide (Hideto Matsumoto), born on December 13, 1964, commits suicide
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hide
http://www.stars-portraits.com/en/star/hideto-matsumoto.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=brBx1eV0KJM

2002: In Nepal, beginning of a royal offensive killing more than 650 communist rebels

2002: Closing ceremony of the Cam Ranh Bay naval base where up to 10,000 Soviet troops have been based

2002: In Myanmar, Aun San Suu Kyi, under house of arrest since September 2000 is released

2003: India and Pakistan re-establish their diplomatic relations and air links. They also decide talks on their disputes

2005: Death of Wee Kim Wee, 4th President of Singapore, born on September 2, 1915
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wee_Kim_Wee

2008: Cyclone Nargis makes landfall in Myanmar killing over 130,000 people and leaving millions of people homeless
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7397617.stm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pq8O0A0HjBE

2008: For the first time, USA have talk with Maoists in Nepal
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7379567.stm

2009: Death of Kiyoshiro Imawano, Japanese singer, musician, producer, and actor (RC Succession), born on April 1, 1951
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2009/05/04/national/rc-succession-singer-imawano-dead-at-age-58/#.UYEvpstOLIU
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kiyoshiro_Imawano

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IaUHCFF5BU8

2011: Osama bin Laden, the al-Qaeda leader is killed in a ground operation outside Islamabad based on US intelligence. After « a firefight », US forces took possession of his body
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/americas/2011/05/2011522132275789.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-13256676

2012: Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng has left Beijing’s US embassy where he had taken refuge after fleeing house arrest last weeky
http://www.france24.com/en/20120502-china-chen-guangcheng-leaves-us-embassy-blind-lawyer-activist
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/05/2012528554197845.html
http://edition.cnn.com/2012/05/02/world/asia/china-clinton-visit/index.html?hpt=ias_c1

2012: Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is sworn in to Burma’s parliament for the first time, cementing a risky detente between her party and the country’s military rulers
http://www.france24.com/en/20120502-burma-aung-san-suu-kyi-un-swearing-in-parliament
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-17918414

2013: Viet Nam asks China to end its provocative actions in the Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago in order to maintain peace and stability in the East Sea

2016: Death of Rashtriya Swamyasewak Sangh (RSS) activist and former president of Bharatiya Jan Sangh (BJS) Balraj Madhok, aged 96
http://www.sify.com/news/veteran-rss-leader-balraj-madhok-passes-away-news-national-qfcmEcbidhhgg.html


Holidays and observances

Indonesia: National Education Day