Daily Archives: 18 mai 2019

On 18 May in Asian history

ON 18 MAY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on May 18, 2019

1388: During the Battle of Buyur Lake, General Lan Yu led a Chinese army forward to crush the Mongol hordes of Tögüs Temür, the Khan of Northern Yuan
https://dict.eudic.net/dicts/en/Battle_of_Buyur_Lake.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lan_Yu_(general)

1450: Death of Sejong, 4th king (1418-1450) of the Joseon Korean dynasty, born on 7 May 1397
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/southkorea/p/Sejong-the-Great-of-Korea.htm?nl=1

1584: Death of Ikeda Motosuke, samurai commander, born in 1559
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ikeda_Motosuke

1869: Surrender and dissolution of the Ezo Republic to Japan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ezo_Republic

1895: Birth of Zhang Henshui, Chinese novelist, who died on February 15, 1967

Zhang Henshui
http://paper-republic.org/authors/zhang-henshui/
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/5234.html

1904: Birth of Shunryu Suzuki, Japanese-American monk and educator who died on December 4, 1971
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shunryu_Suzuki

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

1912: The first Indian film, Shree Pundalik by Dadasaheb Torne is released in Mumbai


 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shree_Pundalik
http://www.marathisanmaan.com/historical-heroes/dadasaheb-torne
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/18-may-1912-shree-pundalik-the-first-indian-film-was-released

1913: Birth of Neelam Sanjiva Reddy, 6th president on India (1977-1982) who died on 1st June 1996
http://pastpresidentsofindia.indiapress.org/reddy.html

1916: In China, Chen Qimei is assassinated. Chiang Kai-shek succeeds him as leader of the Chinese Revolutionary Party in Shanghai
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chen_Qimei
https://www.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=Chen+Qimei

1916: In Vietnam, Khai Dinh is the 12th emperor of the Nguyen dynasty, up to his death on November 6, 1925
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khai_Dinh

1918: Opening of the Voksraad (People’s Council in Batavia (Dutch East Indies)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volksraad_(Dutch_East_Indies)

1933: Birth of Deve Gowda, Indian prime minister from June 1, 1996 to April 21, 1997
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H._D._Deve_Gowda

1946: Birth of Frank Hsieh, Taiwanese politician, 40th Premier of the Republic of China (2005-2006)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_Hsieh

 Frank Hsieh 2006

1948: The First Legislative Yuan of the Republic of China officially convenes in Nanking

1948: Birth of Yi Munyol, South Korean writer
http://www.bookbrowse.com/biographies/index.cfm?author_number=580

1951: United Nations adopts a resolution on the boycott of strategic goods to Communist China

1955: A security treaty is signed between Cambodia and the USA

1955: End of Operation Passage to Freedom, the evacuation of 310,000 Vietnamese civilians, soldiers and non-Vietnamese members of the French Army from communist North Vietnam to South Vietnam following the end of the First Indochina War


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Passage_to_Freedom
http://www.ussskagit.org/optf.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vt8jN8UFaRQ

1955: Birth of Chow Yun-Fat, Hong Kong actor
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000334/

1963: birth of Mari Iijimia, Japanese actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mari_Iijima

1967: In Vietnam, the US troops cross the demilitarized zone

1974: India detonates its first nuclear weapon
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/india-joins-the-nuclear-club
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smiling_Buddha

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ndcH8b3mfo

1980: In South Korea, Gwangju uprising up to May 27

http://www.koreaobserver.com/may-18th-1980-an-eyewitness-account-of-gwangju-massacre-28666/
http://krcla.org/en/history/may18
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gwangju_Massacre
http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/nation/2018/05/356_249179.html

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

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2p5g7QuijhA

1980: China launches its first intercontinental missile, a DF-5

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=37nHdfZF2b0

1988: Birth of Koji Seto Japanese actor and singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Koji_Seto
http://kamenrider.wikia.com/wiki/Koji_Seto

1989: In Beijing one-million people demonstrate as members of the government meet with leaders of the student protests
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/one-million-protesters-take-to-the-streets-in-Beijing

1990: Birth of Heo Ga-yoon, South Korean singer, dancer, and actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heo_Ga-yoon

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

2002: Kim Hong-gul, third son of South Korea president Kim Dae-jung is arrested on charge of corruption. One of his brothers is already in jail
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/1990530.stm

2002: Death in Moscow of Song Hye-rim, the former wife of Kim Jong-il, born on January 24, 1937
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-korea-north-secret/a-n-korean-life-shattered-by-kim-jong-ils-secret-idUSTRE6120WJ20100203

2006: In Nepal, the parliament, which has been restore, passes a law curtailing the power of the monarchy, making Nepal a secular country

2007: Death of Yoyoy Villame, Filipino novelty singer and movie actor, born on 18 November 1932
http://www.pep.ph/news/13289/yoyoy-villame-succumbs-to-heart-attack

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

2009: The leader of the Tamil Tiger rebels, Velupillai Prabhakaran, is dead, the Sri Lankan military has said. May 18 will be proclaimed « Victory Day »
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8055015.stm

2011: China has blocked the release of a UN report accusing North Korea of sharing ballistic missile technology with Iran in violation of sanctions. The report said the material passed through a third country, which was later identified by diplomats as China
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-13440438

2012: Death of Jai Gurudev, Indian religious leader, born in 1895
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/lucknow/Chief-minister-condoles-demise-of-Baba-Jai-Gurudev/articleshow/13310149.cms
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jai_Gurudev

2013: Death of Nam Duck-woo, South Korean politician, 12th Prime Minister of South Korea (1080-1982), born on April 22, 1924
http://bambooinnovator.com/2013/05/20/former-korean-prime-minister-nam-duck-woo-who-led-the-nations-economic-development-in-the-1970s-died-of-complications-from-prostate-cancer-at-89/

2017: The first ever ferry service linking Russia and North Korea is launched to serve tourists and North Korean workers
http://eurasiadiary.com/en/news/politics/140803-russia-launches-ferry-connection-with-north-korea
http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/nation/2017/05/103_229411.html

 

Holidays and observances

Sri Lanka: Victory Day

On 18 May in South Asian history

ON 18 MAY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on May 18, 2019

1912: The first Indian film, Shree Pundalik by Dadasaheb Torne is released in Mumbai


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shree_Pundalik
http://www.marathisanmaan.com/historical-heroes/dadasaheb-torne
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/18-may-1912-shree-pundalik-the-first-indian-film-was-released

1913: Birth of Neelam Sanjiva Reddy, 6th president on India (1977-1982) who died on 1st June 1996
http://pastpresidentsofindia.indiapress.org/reddy.html

1933: Birth of Deve Gowda, Indian prime minister from June 1, 1996 to April 21, 1997
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H._D._Deve_Gowda

1974: India detonates its first nuclear weapon
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/india-joins-the-nuclear-club
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smiling_Buddha

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ndcH8b3mfo

2006: In Nepal, the parliament, which has been restore, passes a law curtailing the power of the monarchy, making Nepal a secular country

2009: The leader of the Tamil Tiger rebels, Velupillai Prabhakaran, is dead, the Sri Lankan military has said. May 18 will be proclaimed « Victory Day »
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8055015.stm

2012: Death of Jai Gurudev, Indian religious leader, born in 1895
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/lucknow/Chief-minister-condoles-demise-of-Baba-Jai-Gurudev/articleshow/13310149.cms
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jai_Gurudev


Holidays and observances

Sri Lanka: Victory Day

On 18 May in Korean history

ON 18 MAY IN KOREAN HISTORY

Updated on May 18, 2019

1450: Death of Sejong, 4th king (1418-1450) of the Joseon Korean dynasty, born on 7 May 1397
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/southkorea/p/Sejong-the-Great-of-Korea.htm?nl=1

1948: Birth of Yi Munyol, South Korean writer
http://www.bookbrowse.com/biographies/index.cfm?author_number=580

1980: In South Korea, Gwangju uprising up to May 27

http://www.koreaobserver.com/may-18th-1980-an-eyewitness-account-of-gwangju-massacre-28666/
http://krcla.org/en/history/may18
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gwangju_Massacre
http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/nation/2018/05/356_249179.html

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

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2p5g7QuijhA

1990: Birth of Heo Ga-yoon, South Korean singer, dancer, and actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heo_Ga-yoon

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

2002: Kim Hong-gul, third son of South Korea president Kim Dae-jung is arrested on charge of corruption. One of his brothers is already in jail
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/1990530.stm

2011: China has blocked the release of a UN report accusing North Korea of sharing ballistic missile technology with Iran in violation of sanctions. The report said the material passed through a third country, which was later identified by diplomats as China
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-13440438

2013: Death of Nam Duck-woo, South Korean politician, 12th Prime Minister of South Korea (1080-1982), born on April 22, 1924
http://bambooinnovator.com/2013/05/20/former-korean-prime-minister-nam-duck-woo-who-led-the-nations-economic-development-in-the-1970s-died-of-complications-from-prostate-cancer-at-89/

2017: The first ever ferry service linking Russia and North Korea is launched to serve tourists and North Korean workers
http://eurasiadiary.com/en/news/politics/140803-russia-launches-ferry-connection-with-north-korea
http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/nation/2017/05/103_229411.html

 

On 18 May in Southeast Asian history

ON 18 MAY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on May 18, 2019

1916: In Vietnam, Khai Dinh is the 12th emperor of the Nguyen dynasty, up to his death on November 6, 1925
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khai_Dinh

1918: Opening of the Voksraad (People’s Council in Batavia (Dutch East Indies)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volksraad_(Dutch_East_Indies)

1955: A security treaty is signed between Cambodia and the USA

1955: End of Operation Passage to Freedom, the evacuation of 310,000 Vietnamese civilians, soldiers and non-Vietnamese members of the French Army from communist North Vietnam to South Vietnam following the end of the First Indochina War


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Passage_to_Freedom
http://www.ussskagit.org/optf.html

1967: In Vietnam, the US troops cross the demilitarized zone

2007: Death of Yoyoy Villame, Filipino novelty singer and movie actor, born on 18 November 1932
http://www.pep.ph/news/13289/yoyoy-villame-succumbs-to-heart-attack

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

On 18 May in Japan’s history

ON 18 MAY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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

Updated on May 18, 2019

1584: Death of Ikeda Motosuke, samurai commander, born in 1559
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ikeda_Motosuke

1869: Surrender and dissolution of the Ezo Republic to Japan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ezo_Republic

1904: Birth of Shunryu Suzuki, Japanese-American monk and educator who died on December 4, 1971
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shunryu_Suzuki

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

1963: birth of Mari Iijimia, Japanese actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mari_Iijima
http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x6bm1w_mari-iijima-macross-do-you-remembe_music

1988: Birth of Koji Seto Japanese actor and singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Koji_Seto
http://kamenrider.wikia.com/wiki/Koji_Seto

 

 

On 18 May in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 18 MAY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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

Updated on May 18, 2019

1388: During the Battle of Buyur Lake, General Lan Yu led a Chinese army forward to crush the Mongol hordes of Tögüs Temür, the Khan of Northern Yuan
https://dict.eudic.net/dicts/en/Battle_of_Buyur_Lake.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lan_Yu_(general)

1895: Birth of Zhang Henshui, Chinese novelist, who died on February 15, 1967
http://paper-republic.org/authors/zhang-henshui/
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/5234.html

Zhang Henshui

1916: In China, Chen Qimei is assassinated. Chiang Kai-shek succeeds him as leader of the Chinese Revolutionary Party in Shanghai
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chen_Qimei
https://www.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=Chen+Qimei

1946: Birth of Frank Hsieh, Taiwanese politician, 40th Premier of the Republic of China
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_Hsieh
 Frank Hsieh 2006

1948: The First Legislative Yuan of the Republic of China officially convenes in Nanking

1951: Because its involvement in the Korea War, United Nations adopts a resolution on the boycott of strategic goods to Communist China

1955: Birth of Chow Yun-Fat, Hong Kong actor
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000334/

1980: China launches its first intercontinental missile, a DF-5

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=37nHdfZF2b0

1989: In Beijing one-million people demonstrate as members of the government meet with leaders of the student protests
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/one-million-protesters-take-to-the-streets-in-Beijing

2011: China has blocks the release of a UN report accusing North Korea of sharing ballistic missile technology with Iran in violation of sanctions. The report said the material passed through a third country, which was later identified by diplomats as China
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-13440438