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On 25 May in Asian history

1900-05-25 Wedding of Yoshihito

ON 25 MAY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on May 25, 2019

675: Birth of Li Hong, prince of the Tang Dynasty, born in 652
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Li_Hong

967: Death of Murakami, 62nd Japanese emperor (946-967), born on June 2, 926
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Murakami

1048: Birth of Shenzong, the 6th emperor (1067-1087) of the Chinese Song dynasty, who died on April 1st 1087
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Shenzong_of_Song

1334: Birth of Japanese Emperor Suko (1348-1351) who died in 1398
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Suk%C5%8D

1458: Mahmud Begada becomes Sultan of Gujarat up to his death on November 23 1511
http://history.info/on-this-day/1458-indian-sultan-mahmud-begada-power/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahmud_Begada

1592: The First Japanese Division arrives at Dongnae eupseong (Korea) starting the Japanese invasion
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Japan%27s_Korea_War:_First_Invasion_(1592-1596)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_invasions_of_Korea_(1592%E2%80%931598)

1644: Ming general Wu Sangui forms an alliance with the invading Manchus and will open the gates of the Great Wall of China at Shanhaiguan pass, letting the Manchus through towards the capital Beijing
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wu_Sangui

1791: Birth of Minh Mạng, Vietnamese emperor who died on January 20, 1841
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minh_M%E1%BA%A1ng

1886: Birth of Rash Behari Bose, Indian leader against the British Raj, who died in exile on January 21, 1945
http://www.liveindia.com/freedomfighters/24.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/who-is-who/history/rash-behari-bose.html

1895: In Taiwan, pro-Qing Tang Ching-sung (Tang Qingsong) is elected president of The Republic of Formosa, capital Tinan
http://cta.yam.org.tw/cta31.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tang_Ching-sung

1899: Birth of Kazi Nazrul Islam, Bengali poet, musician, revolutionary and philosopher who died on August 29, 1976
http://www.sobujbangladesh.com/biography/kazi-nazrulslam.php
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/kazi-nazrul-islam.html

1900: Crown Prince Yoshihito marries then 16-year-old Sadako, the daughter of Prince Kujo Mitchitaka [peer], the head of the five senior branches of the Fujiwara clan
http://www.jref.com/glossary/taisho_emperor_yoshihito.shtml

1900-05-25 Wedding of Yoshihito

1907: Birth of U Nu, First and three times Burmese Prime Minister between 1948 and 1962, who died on February 14, 1995
http://www.peoplewinthrough.com/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/U_Nu

1912: Birth of Princess Deokhye of Korea, who died on 21 April 1989
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Her_Imperial_Highness_Princess_Duk-hye

1940: Birth of Nobuyoshi Araki, Japanese photographer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nobuyoshi_Araki
http://www.google.fr/search?q=nobuyoshi+araki&nord=1&tbm=isch&source=lnms&sa=X&ei=mryAU-6vJ8Wf0QWdooHICQ&ved=0CAYQ_AUoAQ&biw=1242&bih=571&dpr=1

1941: 5,000 drown in a storm at Ganges Delta region in India 

1942: Birth of Angela Yu Chien, Chinese actress who died from cancer on April 10, 2000
http://hkcinemagic.com/en/people.asp?id=2099
http://www.hkmdb.com/db/people/view.mhtml?id=3314&display_set=eng
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0950472/

1953: Birth of Stan Sakai, American Japanese-born comic writer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stan_Sakai

1954: Birth of Kee Thuan Chye, Malaysian journalist and playwriter
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kee_Thuan_Chye

Kee Thuan Chye

1954: Birth of Murali, Indian actor, who died on August 6, 2009
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murali_(Malayalam_actor)

1965: India and Pakistan borders fights

1966: In China, the first prominent dazibao of the Cultural Revolution is posted at Beijing University by Nie Yuanzi
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nie_Yuanzi
http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/dazibao

1966-05-25 Nie Yuanzi poster

1968: In South Vietnam, Communist launch a new offensive on Saigon
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/communist-launch-new-offensive

1969: In South Vietnam, the National Democratic Front is formed in Saigon, led by President Nguyen Van Thieu
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/national-democratic-front-formed-in-saigon

1970: Birth of Satsuki Yukino, Seiyuu
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Satsuki_Yukino
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=278

1972: Birth of Karan Johar, Indian director, producer, writer, and actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karan_Johar
http://entertainment.oneindia.in/celebs/karan-johar.html
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0424103/

1977: Chinese government removes a 10 years ban on Shakespeare works
https://chinadailymail.com/2012/05/25/15591/
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/chinese-government-removes-ban-on-shakespeare

1978: Birth of Lee Jeong-jin, Korean actor and model
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Lee_Jung_Jin
http://www.hancinema.net/korean_Lee_Jeong-jin.php

1980: Birth of Jae Hee, South Korean actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jae_Hee

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HfatenZg3FU

1983: Birth of Kunal Khemu, Indian actor
http://www.koimoi.com/actor/kunal-khemu/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sfjYh0wCuV0

1985: Bangladesh is hit by a tropical cyclone and storm surge which kills approximately 10,000 people

1993: Death of Buddhadasa, Thai philosopher, born on May 27, 1906
http://www.buddhanet.net/biobudas.htm
https://pub.uni-bielefeld.de/download/2304034/2304041

1999: The United States House of Representatives releases the Cox Report which details the People’s Republic of China’s nuclear espionage against the U.S. over the prior two decades
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cox_Report
http://www.educationengland.org.uk/documents/cox1989/cox89.html

2005: Death of Sunil Dutt, Indian actor and politician, born on June 6, 1930
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/4577963.stm

2005: Death of Ismail Merchant, Indian born film producer, born on December 25, 1936
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ismail_Merchant
http://www.screenonline.org.uk/people/id/532192/
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/4580689.stm

2007: In spite of international pressures, the Myanmar’s military junta extends for one year Aung San Suu Kyi house arrest
http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/myanmar-extends-democracy-leader-suu-kyi-s-detention-1.641555
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-myanmar-suuyki-idusbkk25175820070525

2008: For the first time, the chairman of a Taiwanese ruling party, Wu Po-Hsiung, starts a visit to China
http://newyork.china-consulate.org/eng/zt/twwt/t564618.htm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7425641.stm

2009: North Korea announces it has conducted a successful nuclear test (second one), as it steps up what it says are moves to strengthen its nuclear déterrent
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8066615.stm
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/05/25/world/asia/25nuke-text.html?_r=1
http://topics.nytimes.com/top/news/international/countriesandterritories/northkorea/nuclear_program/index.html

2010: China refuses to publicly criticise North Korea over the sinking of a South Korean naval ship. During a three-way summit, both South Korea and Japan pressed China to hold Pyongyang responsible for the sinking of the Cheonan in March
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2010/05/201053035935307189.html

2011: North Korean leader Kim Jong-il arrives in Beijing for a meeting with Chinese president Hu Jintao, highlighting the influence the economic powerhouse has with the isolated regime struggling to feed its people
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2011/05/201152555527683176.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-13536931
http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/asiapcf/05/24/china.north.korean.visit/index.html

2013: Indian Maoists killed 32 Congress leaders in Chhattisgarh
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/indiahome/indianews/article-2330992/Twenty-people-killed-including-Congress-leader-Maoists-ambush-party-convoy-Chhattisgarh.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/25-may-2013-maoists-killed-32-congress-leaders-in-chhattisgarh

2013: Death of T. M. Soundararajan, Indian singer, born on March 24, 1922
http://www.filmibeat.com/tamil/news/2013/tm-soundararajan-dead-last-rites-110642.html

2014: Thailand Junta chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha, who is also the acting prime minister, dissolves the Senate, the only remaining legislative body
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/thailand/10855398/Thailands-military-junta-warns-it-will-not-tolerate-any-further-dissent.html

2014: Japan and China trade accusations after China scrambled fighter jets when Japanese military aircraft entered an air defence zone declared by Beijing over the East China Sea.
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2014/05/china-japan-trade-blame-over-plane-action-2014525123455438729.html
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/may/25/china-japan-jets-south-china-sea

2016: In a statement issued by the Taliban, the group confirms the death of Mullah Mansour and added that Taliban’s Shura has selected Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada as their new leader
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-36377008
http://www.euronews.com/2016/05/25/afghan-taliban-names-haibatullah-akhunzada-as-its-new-chief/

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 25 May in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 25 MAY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on May 25, 2019

1592: The First Japanese Division arrives at Dongnae eupseong (Korea) starting the Japanese invasion
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Japan%27s_Korea_War:_First_Invasion_(1592-1596)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_invasions_of_Korea_(1592%E2%80%931598)

1644: Ming general Wu Sangui forms an alliance with the invading Manchus and will open the gates of the Great Wall of China at Shanhaiguan pass, letting the Manchus through towards the capital Beijing
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wu_Sangui

1965: India and Pakistan borders fights

1968: In South Vietnam, Communist launch a new offensive on Saigon
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/communist-launch-new-offensive

1999: The United States House of Representatives releases the Cox Report which details the People’s Republic of China’s nuclear espionage against the U.S. over the prior two decades
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cox_Report
http://www.educationengland.org.uk/documents/cox1989/cox89.html

2008: For the first time, the chairman of a Taiwanese ruling party, Wu Po-Hsiung, starts a visit to China
http://newyork.china-consulate.org/eng/zt/twwt/t564618.htm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7425641.stm

2009: North Korea announces it has conducted a successful nuclear test (second one), as it steps up what it says are moves to strengthen its nuclear deterrent
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8066615.stm
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/05/25/world/asia/25nuke-text.html?_r=1
http://topics.nytimes.com/top/news/international/countriesandterritories/northkorea/nuclear_program/index.html

2010: China refuses to publicly criticise North Korea over the sinking of a South Korean naval ship. During a three-way summit, both South Korea and Japan pressed China to hold Pyongyang responsible for the sinking of the Cheonan in March
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2010/05/201053035935307189.html

2014: Japan and China trade accusations after China scrambled fighter jets when Japanese military aircraft entered an air defence zone declared by Beijing over the East China Sea.
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2014/05/china-japan-trade-blame-over-plane-action-2014525123455438729.html
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/may/25/china-japan-jets-south-china-sea

2016: In a statement issued by the Taliban, the group confirms the death of Mullah Mansour and added that Taliban’s Shura has selected Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada as their new leader
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-36377008
http://www.euronews.com/2016/05/25/afghan-taliban-names-haibatullah-akhunzada-as-its-new-chief/

On 25 May in South Asian history

ON 25 MAY SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on May 25, 2019

1458: Mahmud Begada becomes Sultan of Gujarat up to his death on November 23 1511
http://history.info/on-this-day/1458-indian-sultan-mahmud-begada-power/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahmud_Begada

1886: Birth of Rash Behari Bose, Indian leader against the British Raj, who died in exile on January 21, 1945
http://www.liveindia.com/freedomfighters/24.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/who-is-who/history/rash-behari-bose.html

1899: Birth of Kazi Nazrul Islam, Bengali poet, musician, revolutionary and philosopher who died on August 29, 1976
http://www.sobujbangladesh.com/biography/kazi-nazrulslam.php
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/kazi-nazrul-islam.html

1941: 5,000 drown in a storm at Ganges Delta region in India 

1954: Birth of Murali, Indian actor, who died on August 6, 2009
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murali_(Malayalam_actor)

1965: India and Pakistan borders fights

1972: Birth of Karan Johar, Indian director, producer, writer, and actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karan_Johar
http://entertainment.oneindia.in/celebs/karan-johar.html
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0424103/

1983: Birth of Kunal Khemu, Indian actor
http://www.koimoi.com/actor/kunal-khemu/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sfjYh0wCuV0

1985: Bangladesh is hit by a tropical cyclone and storm surge which kills approximately 10,000 people

2005: Death of Sunil Dutt, Indian actor and politician, born on June 6, 1930
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/4577963.stm

2005: Death of Ismail Merchant, Indian born film producer, born on December 25, 1936
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ismail_Merchant
http://www.screenonline.org.uk/people/id/532192/
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/4580689.stm

2013: Indian Maoists killed 32 Congress leaders in Chhattisgarh
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/indiahome/indianews/article-2330992/Twenty-people-killed-including-Congress-leader-Maoists-ambush-party-convoy-Chhattisgarh.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/25-may-2013-maoists-killed-32-congress-leaders-in-chhattisgarh

2013: Death of T. M. Soundararajan, Indian singer, born on March 24, 1922 http://www.filmibeat.com/tamil/news/2013/tm-soundararajan-dead-last-rites-110642.html

2016: In a statement issued by the Taliban, the group confirms the death of Mullah Mansour and added that Taliban’s Shura has selected Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada as their new leader
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-36377008
http://www.euronews.com/2016/05/25/afghan-taliban-names-haibatullah-akhunzada-as-its-new-chief/

 

On 25 May in Southeast Asian history

ON 25 MAY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on May 25, 2019

1791: Birth of Minh Mạng, Vietnamese emperor who died on January 20, 1841
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minh_M%E1%BA%A1ng

1907: Birth of U Nu, First and three times Burmese Prime Minister between 1948 and 1962, who died on February 14, 1995
http://www.peoplewinthrough.com/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/U_Nu

1954: Birth of Kee Thuan Chye, Malaysian journalist and playwriter

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

Kee Thuan Chye

1954: Birth of Murali, Indian actor, who died on August 6, 2009

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murali_(Malayalam_actor)

1968: In South Vietnam, Communist launch a new offensive on Saigon
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/communist-launch-new-offensive

1969: In South Vietnam, the National Democratic Front is formed in Saigon, led by President Nguyen Van Thieu
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/national-democratic-front-formed-in-saigon

1993: Death of Buddhadasa, Thai philosopher, born on May 27, 1906
http://www.buddhanet.net/biobudas.htm
https://pub.uni-bielefeld.de/download/2304034/2304041

2007: In spite of international pressures, the Myanmar’s military junta extends for one year Aung San Suu Kyi house arrest
http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/myanmar-extends-democracy-leader-suu-kyi-s-detention-1.641555
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-myanmar-suuyki-idusbkk25175820070525

2014: Thailand Junta chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha, who is also the acting prime minister, dissolves the Senate, the only remaining legislative body
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/thailand/10855398/Thailands-military-junta-warns-it-will-not-tolerate-any-further-dissent.html

On 25 May in Japan’s history

1900-05-25 Wedding of Yoshihito

ON 25 MAY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on May 25, 2019

967: Death of Murakami, 62nd Japanese emperor (946-967), born on June 2, 926
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Murakami

1334: Birth of Japanese Emperor Suko (1348-1351) who died in 1398
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Suk%C5%8D

1592: The First Japanese Division arrives at Dongnae eupseong (Korea) starting the Japanese invasion
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Japan%27s_Korea_War:_First_Invasion_(1592-1596)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_invasions_of_Korea_(1592%E2%80%931598)

1895: In Taiwan, pro-Qing Tang Ching-sung (Tang Qingsong) is elected president of The Republic of Formosa, capital Tinan
http://cta.yam.org.tw/cta31.htm
http://www.famouschinese.com/virtual/Tang_Ching-sung
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tang_Ching-sung

1900: Crown Prince Yoshihito marries then 16-year-old Sadako, the daughter of Prince Kujo Mitchitaka [peer], the head of the five senior branches of the Fujiwara clan
http://www.jref.com/glossary/taisho_emperor_yoshihito.shtml

1900-05-25 Wedding of Yoshihito

1940: Birth of Nobuyoshi Araki, Japanese photographer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nobuyoshi_Araki
http://www.google.fr/search?q=nobuyoshi+araki&nord=1&tbm=isch&source=lnms&sa=X&ei=mryAU-6vJ8Wf0QWdooHICQ&ved=0CAYQ_AUoAQ&biw=1242&bih=571&dpr=1

1953: Birth of Stan Sakai, American Japanese-born comic writer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stan_Sakai

1970: Birth of Satsuki Yukino, Seiyuu
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Satsuki_Yukino
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=278

1972: Birth of Hikari Ishida, Japanese actress
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Ishida_Hikari

2014: Japan and China trade accusations after China scrambled fighter jets when Japanese military aircraft entered an air defence zone declared by Beijing over the East China Sea.
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2014/05/china-japan-trade-blame-over-plane-action-2014525123455438729.html
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/may/25/china-japan-jets-south-china-sea

On 25 May in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

1966-05-25 Nie Yuanzi poster

ON 25 MAY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on May 25, 2019

675: Birth of Li Hong, prince of the Tang Dynasty, born in 652
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Li_Hong

1048: Birth of Shenzong, the 6th emperor (1067-1087) of the Chinese Song dynasty, who died on April 1st 1087
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Shenzong_of_Song

1644: Ming general Wu Sangui forms an alliance with the invading Manchus and will open the gates of the Great Wall of China at Shanhaiguan pass, letting the Manchus through towards the capital Beijing
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wu_Sangui

1895: In Taiwan, pro-Qing Tang Ching-sung (Tang Qingsong) is elected president of The Republic of Formosa, capital Tinan
http://cta.yam.org.tw/cta31.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tang_Ching-sung

 1942: Birth of Angela Yu Chien, Chinese actress who died from cancer on April 10, 2000
http://hkcinemagic.com/en/people.asp?id=2099
http://www.hkmdb.com/db/people/view.mhtml?id=3314&display_set=eng
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0950472/

1966: In China, the first prominent dazibao of the Cultural Revolution is posted at Beijing University by Nie Yuanzi
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nie_Yuanzi
http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/dazibao

1966-05-25 Nie Yuanzi poster

1977: Chinese government removes a 10 years ban on Shakespeare works
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/chinese-government-removes-ban-on-Shakespeare
https://chinadailymail.com/2012/05/25/15591/

1999: The United States House of Representatives releases the Cox Report which details the People’s Republic of China’s nuclear espionage against the U.S. over the prior two decades
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cox_Report
http://www.educationengland.org.uk/documents/cox1989/cox89.html

2008: For the first time, the chairman of a Taiwanese ruling party, Wu Po-Hsiung, starts a visit to China
http://newyork.china-consulate.org/eng/zt/twwt/t564618.htm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7425641.stm

2010: China refuses to publicly criticise North Korea over the sinking of a South Korean naval ship. During a three-way summit, both South Korea and Japan pressed China to hold Pyongyang responsible for the sinking of the Cheonan in March
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2010/05/201053035935307189.html

2011: North Korean leader Kim Jong-il arrives in Beijing for a meeting with Chinese president Hu Jintao, highlighting the influence the economic powerhouse has with the isolated regime struggling to feed its people
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2011/05/201152555527683176.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-13536931
http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/asiapcf/05/24/china.north.korean.visit/index.html

2014: Japan and China trade accusations after China scrambled fighter jets when Japanese military aircraft entered an air defence zone declared by Beijing over the East China Sea.
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2014/05/china-japan-trade-blame-over-plane-action-2014525123455438729.html
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/may/25/china-japan-jets-south-china-sea