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On 23 May in Asian history

1958-05-23 The great Leap Forward

ON 23 MAY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on May 23, 2019

779: Death of Dai Zong, Chinese emperor, born on January 1, 727
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Daizong_of_Tang

1100: Birth of Qinzong, ninth emperor of the Song dynasty (1126-1127) who died on June 14, 1161
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Qinzong_of_Song

1370: Death of Toghon Temür, last Khagan of the Mongol Empire, born on May 25, 1320
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toghon_Tem%C3%BCr
http://epicworldhistory.blogspot.fr/2012/09/toghon-temur-khan.html

1523: Death of Ashikaga Yoshitane, 10th shogun of the Ashikaga shogunate, born on September 9, 1466
http://www.wikiwand.com/en/Ashikaga_Yoshitane

1592: Beginning of the invasion of Korea by the Japanese

1638: Kandyan treaty between the Dutch and the king of Kandy
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kandyan_Treaty_of_1638

1859: The new royal palace of Mandalay, the new capital of Burma, is inaugurated
http://www.myanmar2day.com/places-to-visit-in-myanmar/2009/07/mandalay-royal-palace/

1895: Some pro-Qing proclaim the short lived Republic of Formosa after the Shimonoseki Treaty giving the Island to Japan (up to October 1895)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Republic_of_Formosa
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/feat/archives/2018/06/04/2003694280/1

1898: First US Philippine Expeditionary Troops sail from San Francisco

1919: Birth of Gayatri Devi Indian politician, who died on July 29, 2009
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gayatri_Devi
http://photogallery.indiatimes.com/celebs/royalty/rajmata-gayatri-devi-life-in-pictures/articleshow/4842015.cms
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/23-may-1919-gayatri-devi-wife-of-sawai-man-singh-ii-was-born

1942: Birth of K. Raghavendra Rao, Indian film director
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K._Raghavendra_Rao

1944: Chinese counter offensive against the Japanese at Hunan front

1945: Birth of Padmarajan, Indian film director, who died on 24 January 1991
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Padmarajan

1947: Birth of Ann Hui, Hong Kong film film director
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ann_Hui

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=49wna1xJCT0

1951: Signature of the 17 points agreement imposed by Beijing to Tibetan Dalai Lama and Panchen Lama which recognize Chine sovereignty on Tibet
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seventeen_Point_Agreement_for_the_Peaceful_Liberation_of_Tibet
http://www.tibetjustice.org/materials/china/china3.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/5039.html

1951-05-23 Signature 17 points

1958: Mao Zedong launches the « Great leap forward » movement
http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/modern-world-history-1918-to-1980/china-1900-to-1976/the-great-leap-forward/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Leap_Forward
http://fr.slideshare.net/gabr0088/ib-history-the-great-leap-forward

1958-05-23 The great Leap Forward

1966: Death of Demchugdongrub, Mongolian politician, born on February 2, 1902
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Demchugdongrub

1967: In Hong Kong, end of the fights between Police and Maoist demonstrators which started on May 17

1974: Birth of Charlie Yeung, Hong Kong actress and singer
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charlie_Yeung
https://hkwomenfilmmakers.wordpress.com/young-charlie/


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=luiFfc030is

1975: Birth of Kim Sung-soo, South Korean actor
http://www.hancinema.net/korean_Kim_Sung-soo.php

1993: In Cambodia, beginning of the first free elections under United Nations control, till May 28
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4532.html

1997: In Banjarmasin city, Borneo island of Indonesia, fights between Muslim party PPP and Suharto party Golkar cause 123 casualties in the arson of a mall

2001: « Private » meeting between US president George Bush and the Dalai Lama at the White House
http://edition.cnn.com/2001/WORLD/asiapcf/east/05/23/dalai.bush.02/index.html

2003: Ong Ka Ting is elected chairman of the Malaysian Chinese Association (MCA)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ong_Ka_Ting

2008: The International Court of Justice (ICJ) awards Middle Rocks to Malaysia and Pedra Branca (Pulau Batu Puteh) to Singapore, ending a 29-year territorial dispute between the two countries
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pedra_Branca_dispute
https://www.icj-cij.org/files/case-related/130/130-20080523-JUD-01-00-EN.pdf

2009: Former South Korea President Roh Moo-hyun plunges to his death off a mountainside near his home, sending shockwaves throughout the nation
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2009/may/24/south-korea-former-president-suicide
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8065101.stm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ugcwdvYc-2I

2009: Madhav Kumar Nepal, former general secretary of the Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist-Leninist) is elected the new Prime Minister of Nepal
https://www.outlookindia.com/newswire/story/madhav-kumar-nepal-elected-as-nepal-pm/660284

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

2011: Pakistani security forces clear a major Pakistani naval base of heavily armed insurgents after a 17-hour gun battle, finally quashing a coordinated attack that destroyed two American-made aircraft and left at least 12 security officers dead
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/24/world/asia/24pakistan.html?_r=1&ref=asia
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-13495127

2012: A Pakistani doctor who helped the CIA find Osama Bin Laden is jailed for at least 30 years
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2012/05/2012523111832779910.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-18175964

2013: Malaysian police arrest three prominent opposition figures, including Keadilan party vice-President Tian Chua, under the Sedition Act
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-22635078

2014: US President Barack Obama assures Japan that islands at the centre of its territorial dispute with China are covered by a bilateral defence treaty
http://-www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-27116863

2014: Death of Anand Modak, Indian composer, born on May 13, 1951
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/pune/Marathi-music-composer-Anand-Modak-passes-away/articleshow/35528681.cms

2016: The United States has fully lifted its ban on weapons sales to Vietnam, President Barack Obama announces during a visit to Hanoi, unpicking a decades-old embargo on the one-time enemy
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-36356695

2016: India successfully launches the first technology demonstrator of indigenously made Reusable Launch Vehicle (RLV), capable of launching satellites into orbit around earth and reentering the atmosphere, from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh
http://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/science/india-successfully-launches-reusable-launch-vehicle/article8635448.ece?homepage=true

2017: Former South Korean president Park Geun-hye on trial for corruption
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/may/23/former-south-korean-president-park-geun-hye-on-trial-for-corruption
http://www.arirang.co.kr/News/News_View.asp?nseq=204309

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 23 May in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 23 MAY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on May 23, 2019

1592: Beginning of the invasion of Korea by the Japanese

1638: Kandyan treaty between the Dutch and the king of Kandy
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kandyan_Treaty_of_1638

1895: Some pro-Qing proclaim the short lived Republic of Formosa after the Shimonoseki Treaty giving the Island to Japan (up to October 1895)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Republic_of_Formosa
http://www.chinapost.com.tw/commentary/china-post/joe-hung/2016/06/06/468399/Taiwan-the.htm

1898: First US Philippine Expeditionary Troops sail from San Francisco

1944: Chinese counter offensive against the Japanese at Hunan front

1951: Signature of the 17 points agreement imposed by Beijing to Tibetan Dalai Lama and Panchen Lama which recognize Chine sovereignty on Tibet
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seventeen_Point_Agreement_for_the_Peaceful_Liberation_of_Tibet
http://www.tibetjustice.org/materials/china/china3.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/5039.html

1951-05-23 Signature 17 points

2008: The International Court of Justice (ICJ) awards Middle Rocks to Malaysia and Pedra Branca (Pulau Batu Puteh) to Singapore, ending a 29-year territorial dispute between the two countries

2011: Pakistani security forces clear a major Pakistani naval base of heavily armed insurgents after a 17-hour gun battle, finally quashing a coordinated attack that destroyed two American-made aircraft and left at least 12 security officers dead
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/24/world/asia/24pakistan.html?_r=1&ref=asia
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-13495127

2014: US President Barack Obama assures Japan that islands at the centre of its territorial dispute with China are covered by a bilateral defence treaty
http://-www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-27116863

2016: The United States has fully lifted its ban on weapons sales to Vietnam, President Barack Obama announces during a visit to Hanoi, unpicking a decades-old embargo on the one-time enemy
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-36356695

On 23 May in Southeast Asian history

ON 23 MAY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on May 23, 2019

1859: The new royal palace of Mandalay, the new capital of Burma, is inaugurated
http://www.myanmar2day.com/places-to-visit-in-myanmar/2009/07/mandalay-royal-palace/

1898: First US Philippine Expeditionary Troops sail from San Francisco

1993: In Cambodia, beginning of the first free elections under United Nations control, till May 28
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-22635078

1997: In Banjarmasin city, Borneo island of Indonesia, fights between Muslim party PPP and Suharto party Golkar cause 123 casualties in the arson of a mall

2003: Ong Ka Ting is elected chairman of the Malaysian Chinese Aassociation (MCA)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ong_Ka_Ting

2008: The International Court of Justice (ICJ) awards Middle Rocks to Malaysia and Pedra Branca (Pulau Batu Puteh) to Singapore, ending a 29-year territorial dispute between the two countries
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pedra_Branca_dispute
https://www.icj-cij.org/files/case-related/130/130-20080523-JUD-01-00-EN.pdf

2013: Malaysian police arrest three prominent opposition figures, including Keadilan party vice-President Tian Chua, under the Sedition Act
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-22635078

2016: The United States has fully lifted its ban on weapons sales to Vietnam, President Barack Obama announces during a visit to Hanoi, unpicking a decades-old embargo on the one-time enemy
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-36356695

On 23 May in Japan’s history

ON 23 MAY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on May 23, 2019

1523: Death of Ashikaga Yoshitane, 10th shogun of the Ashikaga shogunate, born on September 9, 1466
http://www.wikiwand.com/en/Ashikaga_Yoshitane

1592: Beginning of the invasion of Korea by the Japanese

1895: Some pro-Qing proclaim the short lived Republic of Formosa after the Shimonoseki Treaty giving the Island to Japan (up to October 1895)

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

1944: Chinese counter offensive against the Japanese at Hunan front

2014: US President Barack Obama assures Japan that islands at the centre of its territorial dispute with China are covered by a bilateral defence treaty
http://-www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-27116863

On 23 May in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

1958-05-23 The great Leap Forward

ON 23 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 23, 2019

779: Death of Dai Zong, Chinese emperor, born on January 1, 727
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Daizong_of_Tang

1100: Birth of Qinzong, ninth emperor of the Song dynasty (1126-1127) who died on June 14, 1161
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Qinzong_of_Song

1370: Death of Toghon Temür, last Khagan of the Mongol Empire, born on May 25, 1320
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toghon_Tem%C3%BCr
http://epicworldhistory.blogspot.fr/2012/09/toghon-temur-khan.html

1895: Some pro-Qing proclaim the short lived Republic of Formosa after the Shimonoseki Treaty giving the Island to Japan (up to October 1895)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Republic_of_Formosa
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/feat/archives/2018/06/04/2003694280/1

1944: Chinese counter offensive against the Japanese at Hunan front

1951: Signature of the 17 points agreement imposed by Beijing to Tibetan Dalai Lama and Panchen Lama which recognize Chine sovereignty on Tibet
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seventeen_Point_Agreement_for_the_Peaceful_Liberation_of_Tibet
http://www.tibetjustice.org/materials/china/china3.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/5039.html

1951-05-23 Signature 17 points

1958: Mao Zedong launches the « Great leap forward » movement
http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/modern-world-history-1918-to-1980/china-1900-to-1976/the-great-leap-forward/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Leap_Forward
http://fr.slideshare.net/gabr0088/ib-history-the-great-leap-forward

1958-05-23 The great Leap Forward

1967: In Hong Kong, end of the fights between Police and Maoist demonstrators which started on May 17

1974: Birth of Charlie Yeung, Hong Kong actress and singer
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charlie_Yeung
https://hkwomenfilmmakers.wordpress.com/young-charlie/


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=luiFfc030is

2001: « Private » meeting between US president George Bush and the Dalai Lama at the White House
http://edition.cnn.com/2001/WORLD/asiapcf/east/05/23/dalai.bush.02/index.html