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On 27 May in Asian history

ON 27 MAY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on May 27, 2019

742: Birth of Emperor Dezong of Tang, who died on February 25, 805
http://www.liquisearch.com/emperor_dezong_of_tang

1644: Ming general Wu Sangui, after May 25 alliance with the invading Manchus, opens the gates of the Great Wall of China at Shanhaiguan pass, letting the Manchus through towards the capital Beijing
http://epicworldhistory.blogspot.fr/2012/04/wu-sangui-wu-san-kuei-chinese-general.html
https://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Wu_Sangui
http://www.travelchinaguide.com/china_great_wall/history/ming/shanhaiguan-war.htm

1644: In China, Li Zicheng, who overthroned the Ming dynasty one month before, is defeated by the Manchus
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Li_Zicheng

1893 : Birth of Magdalena Jalandoni, Filipino feminist writer who died on September 14, 1978
http://hamsternice.blogspot.fr/2015/02/leading-filipino-women-magdalena-g.html
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1150/today-in-philippine-history-may-27-1893-magdalena-jalandoni-was-born-in-jaro-iloilo-city
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magdalena_Jalandoni

1898: In South China, Guangzhou Wan (Fort Bayard) is got by the French in a leasing agreement
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guangzhouwan
http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1104397/now-forgotten-shores

1905: First day of the two-day Battle of Tsushima Straits, in which the Japanese annihited the Russian fleet


 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Tsushima
https://www.thoughtco.com/russo-japanese-war-battle-of-tsushima-2361199
https://www.navyhistory.org.au/the-battle-of-tsushima-1905/

1906: Birth of Buddhadasa, Thai Bhikkhu and philosopher, who died on May 25 1993
http://www.buddhanet.net/budasa.htm

1908: Maulana Hakeem Noor-ud-Din is elected the first Khalifa of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hakeem_Noor-ud-Din
http://www.alislam.org/library/noor1.html
http://www.alislam.org/library/books/noor-ud-deen/hakeem-noor-ud-deen.pdf

1918: Birth of Yasuhiro Nakasone, Japanese prime minister from 1982 to 1987
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yasuhiro_Nakasone

1919: Death of Kandukuri Veeresalingam, Indian activist, born on April 16, 1848
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/kandukuri-veeresalingam-biography.html

Kandukuri_Veeresalingam

1920: In now Indonesia, the Indies Social Democratic Association (ISDV) changes its name to Perserikatan Komunis di Hindia (later PKI)
https://www.marxists.org/archive/glaberman/1968/07/indonesian-communism.htm

1929: In the frame of its anti-communit fight, the Chiang Kai-shek regime moves against the Soviet Union owning the Chinese Eastern Railroad, arresting everyone at the Soviet consulate at Harbin, a city on the rail line in Manchuria

1942: Death, due to heart attack, of Chen Duxiu, first chaiman of the Chinese communist party (1921-1927), born on October 9, 1879
http://sites.asiasociety.org/chinawealthpower/chapters/chen-duxiu/

1944: Allies land on Biak island in New Guinea, starting Operation Horlicks
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Biak
http://www.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a550758.pdf

1944-05-27 Alied land on Biak

1949: The Chinese communist troops enter in Shanghai
http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/2805796
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shanghai_Campaign

1951: Chinese communist force the Dalai Lama to surrender his army to Beijing

1961: Malaya Prime Minister Tunku Abdul Rahman suggests a confederation including Singapore and British territories on Borneo island

1964: Prime Minister of India Jawaharlal Nehru dies in office

1964-05-27 Death of Nehru

http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/may/27/newsid_3690000/3690019.stm
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/0527.html#article
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/27-may-1964-jawaharlal-nehru-first-pm-of-india-died

1965: United States warships begin bombardments of National Liberation Front targets within South Vietnam for the first time
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-warships-begin-bombardment-of-viet-cong-targets

1970: In Ceylon, Sirimavo Bandaranaïke, leading a leftist coalition, comes back to power
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ceylonese_parliamentary_election,_1970

1970-05-27 S B PM
1973: Death of P. Ramlee, Malaysian actor, singer and songwriter, born on March 22, 1929
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/P._Ramlee

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rfeA8M1gTt0

1980: China is admitted to International Monitary Found

1980: In South Korea, end of the repression against the Gwangju uprising when airborne and army troops retake the city from civil militias, killing at least 207 and possibly many more
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/4557315.stm

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

1985: The Sino-British Joint Declaration signed by the Prime Ministers of the People’s Republic of China and the United Kingdom governments on 19 December 1984 enters into force with the exchange of instruments of ratification
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4699.html

1989: In Hong Kong, over 300,000 people gather at Happy Valley Race course in support of the Beijing Tiananmen students

1990: First multiparty elections in Myanmar, the National League for Democracy wins 60 percent of the votes and 80 percent of the seats
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burmese_general_election%2C_1990
http://www.nytimes.com/1990/05/29/world/burmese-vote-rejects-army-rule-with-big-victory-for-opposition.html

2001: In the Philippines Dos Palmas resort, Abu Sayyaf movement, led by Abu Sayaba, abducts 20 people, including 3 Americans
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dos_Palmas_kidnappings

2003: Chinese president Hu Jintao goes to Russia for his first presidential voyage
http://en.kremlin.ru/events/president/transcripts/22004

2006: In spite of international pressures, the Myanmar’s military junta extends for one year Nobel Prize Aung San Suu Kyi house arrest
https://www.hrw.org/news/2010/11/13/burma-chronology-aung-san-suu-kyis-detention

2006: Death of Oduvil Unnikrishnan, Indian actor born on February 13, 1944
http://movies.deepthi.com/malayalam/actors/oduvil-unnikrishnan.html

2006: The May 2006 Java earthquake strikes at 5:53:58 AM local time (22:53:58 UTC May 26) devastating Bantul and the city of Yogyakarta killing over 6,600 people
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/May_2006_Java_earthquake

2007: Death of Izumi Sakai, Japanese singer, of cervical cancer, born on February 6, 1967
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Izumi_Sakai
http://english.cri.cn/3086/2007/05/28/1261@232314.htm
http://swiftywriting.blogspot.com/2007/05/r-i-p-izumi-sakai-aka-zard.html

2008: Myanmar junta extends Suu Kyi detention for one more year

2010: Death of Payut Ngaokrachang, Thai animator, born on April 1, 1929
http://schoolgirlmilkycrisis.com/blog/2010/11/payut-ngaokrachang-1929-2010/

2012: Two young Tibetan monks set themselves on fire in Lhasa Sunday in protest against Chinese rule—the first self-immolations reported in the capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/burn-05272012123432.html

2013 : Death of Jagjit Singh Lyallpuri, Indian politician, last of the founding members of the Communist Party of India (Marxist)
http://www.mainstreamweekly.net/article4452.html

2014: A Chinese fishing vessel rammed and sank a Vietnamese fishing boat in the disputed South China Sea on Tuesday, a Vietnamese state official said, amid a tense territorial confrontation over Beijing’s deployment of an oil rig
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10857750/Chinese-vessel-rams-and-sinks-Vietnamese-fishing-boat.html

2016: U.S. President Barack Obama emphasizes the need to pursue a world free of nuclear weapons during his visit to the atomic-bombed city of Hiroshima, the first by a sitting U.S. president
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-36394975

2016: The Dalai Lama urges Tibetans to remain united, telling an audience gathered for the swearing-in of his exiled people’s new leader that they must avoid the schisms that had damaged other religions
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-tibet-india/dalai-lama-urges-tibetan-unity-as-political-leader-sworn-in-idUSKCN0YI0XP


Holidays and observances

Japan: Navy Day

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 27 May in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 27 MAY IN ASIAN HISTORY

To see another date, on Internet (Google…) type “conflicts and strategy on (date + month) in Asian history”

Updated on May 27, 2019

1644: Ming general Wu Sangui, who formed an alliance with the invading Manchus, opens the gates of the Great Wall of China at Shanhaiguan pass, letting the Manchus through towards the capital Beijing
http://epicworldhistory.blogspot.fr/2012/04/wu-sangui-wu-san-kuei-chinese-general.html
https://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Wu_Sangui
http://www.travelchinaguide.com/china_great_wall/history/ming/shanhaiguan-war.htm

1644: In China, Li Zicheng, who overthroned the Ming dynasty one month before, is defeated by the Manchus
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Li_Zicheng

1905: First day of the two-day Battle of Tsushima Straits, in which the Japanese annihited the Russian fleet

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Tsushima
https://www.thoughtco.com/russo-japanese-war-battle-of-tsushima-2361199
https://www.navyhistory.org.au/the-battle-of-tsushima-1905/

1944: Allies land on Biak island in New Guinea, starting Operation Horlicks
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Biak
http://www.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a550758.pdf

1944-05-27 Alied land on Biak

1949: The Chinese communist troops enter in Shanghai
http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/2805796
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shanghai_Campaign

1965: United States warships begin bombardments of National Liberation Front targets within South Vietnam for the first time
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-warships-begin-bombardment-of-viet-cong-targets

1980: In South Korea, end of the repression against the Gwangju uprising when airborne and army troops retake the city from civil militias, killing at least 207 and possibly many more
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/4557315.stm

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

 2014: A Chinese fishing vessel rammed and sank a Vietnamese fishing boat in the disputed South China Sea on Tuesday, a Vietnamese state official said, amid a tense territorial confrontation over Beijing’s deployment of an oil rig
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10857750/Chinese-vessel-rams-and-sinks-Vietnamese-fishing-boat.html

 

Holidays and observances

Japan: Navy Day

On 27 May in South Asian history

1964-05-27 Death of Nehru

ON 27 MAY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on May 27, 2019

1908: Maulana Hakeem Noor-ud-Din is elected the first Khalifa of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hakeem_Noor-ud-Din
http://www.alislam.org/library/noor1.html
http://www.alislam.org/library/books/noor-ud-deen/hakeem-noor-ud-deen.pdf

1919: Death of Kandukuri Veeresalingam, Indian activist, born on April 16, 1848
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/kandukuri-veeresalingam-biography.html

Kandukuri_Veeresalingam
1951: Chinese communist force the Dalai Lama to surrender his army to Beijing

1964: Prime Minister of India Jawaharlal Nehru dies in office

1964-05-27 Death of Nehru

http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/may/27/newsid_3690000/3690019.stm
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/0527.html#article
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/27-may-1964-jawaharlal-nehru-first-pm-of-india-died
http://www.biography.com/people/jawaharlal-nehru-9421253/videos/jawaharlal-nehru-a-free-india-2450745960519

1970: In Ceylon, Sirimavo Bandaranaïke, leading a leftist coalition, comes back to power
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ceylonese_parliamentary_election,_1970

1970-05-27 S B PM
2006: Death of Oduvil Unnikrishnan, Indian actor born on February 13, 1944
http://movies.deepthi.com/malayalam/actors/oduvil-unnikrishnan.html

2012: Two young Tibetan monks set themselves on fire in Lhasa Sunday in protest against Chinese rule—the first self-immolations reported in the capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/burn-05272012123432.html

2013 : Death of Jagjit Singh Lyallpuri, Indian politician, last of the founding members of the Communist Party of India (Marxist)
http://www.mainstreamweekly.net/article4452.html

On 27 May in Southeast Asian history

ON 27 MAY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on May 27, 2019

1893 : Birth of Magdalena Jalandoni, Filipino feminist writer who died on September 14, 1978
http://hamsternice.blogspot.fr/2015/02/leading-filipino-women-magdalena-g.html
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1150/today-in-philippine-history-may-27-1893-magdalena-jalandoni-was-born-in-jaro-iloilo-city
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magdalena_Jalandoni

1906: Birth of Buddhadasa, Thai Bhikkhu and philosopher, who died on May 25 1993
http://www.buddhanet.net/budasa.htm

1920: In now Indonesia, the Indies Social Democratic Association (ISDV) changes its name to Perserikatan Komunis di Hindia (later PKI)
https://www.marxists.org/archive/glaberman/1968/07/indonesian-communism.htm

1944: Allies land on Biak island in New Guinea, starting Operation Horlicks
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Biak
http://www.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a550758.pdf

1944-05-27 Alied land on Biak

1961: Malaya Prime Minister Tunku Abdul Rahman suggests a confederation including Singapore and British territories on Borneo island

1965: United States warships begin bombardments of National Liberation Front targets within South Vietnam for the first time
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-warships-begin-bombardment-of-viet-cong-targets

1970: Birth of Cherry Pie Picache, Filipino actress
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cherry_Pie_Picache

1973: Death of P. Ramlee, Malaysian actor, singer and songwriter, born on March 22, 1929
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/P._Ramlee

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rfeA8M1gTt0

1990: First multiparty elections in Myanmar, the National League for Democracy wins 60 percent of the votes and 80 percent of the seats
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burmese_general_election%2C_1990
http://www.nytimes.com/1990/05/29/world/burmese-vote-rejects-army-rule-with-big-victory-for-opposition.html

2001: In the Philippines Dos Palmas resort, Abu Sayyaf movement, led by Abu Sayaba, abducts 20 people, including 3 Americans
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dos_Palmas_kidnappings

2006: In spite of international pressures, the Myanmar’s military junta expends for one year Nobel Prize Aung San Suu Kyi house arrest
https://www.hrw.org/news/2010/11/13/burma-chronology-aung-san-suu-kyis-detention

2006: The May 2006 Java earthquake strikes at 5:53:58 AM local time (22:53:58 UTC May 26) devastating Bantul and the city of Yogyakarta killing over 6,600 people
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/May_2006_Java_earthquake

2008: Myanmar junta extends Suu Kyi detention for one more year

2010: Death of Payut Ngaokrachang, Thai animator, born on April 1, 1929
http://schoolgirlmilkycrisis.com/blog/2010/11/payut-ngaokrachang-1929-2010/

2014: A Chinese fishing vessel rammed and sank a Vietnamese fishing boat in the disputed South China Sea on Tuesday, a Vietnamese state official said, amid a tense territorial confrontation over Beijing’s deployment of an oil rig
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10857750/Chinese-vessel-rams-and-sinks-Vietnamese-fishing-boat.html

On 27 May in Japan’s history

ON 27 MAY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on May 27, 2019

1293 : An earthquake strikes Kamakura, Kanagawa, Japan, killing about 30,000

1905: First day of the two-day Battle of Tsushima Straits, in which the Japanese annihited the Russian fleet

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Tsushima
https://www.thoughtco.com/russo-japanese-war-battle-of-tsushima-2361199
https://www.navyhistory.org.au/the-battle-of-tsushima-1905/

1918: Birth of Yasuhiro Nakasone, Japanese prime minister from 1982 to 1987
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yasuhiro_Nakasone

1944: Allies land on Biak island in New Guinea, starting Operation Horlicks
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Biak
http://www.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a550758.pdf

1944-05-27 Alied land on Biak

2007: Death of Izumi Sakai, Japanese singer, of cervical cancer, born on February 6, 1967
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Izumi_Sakai
http://english.cri.cn/3086/2007/05/28/1261@232314.htm
http://swiftywriting.blogspot.com/2007/05/r-i-p-izumi-sakai-aka-zard.html

2016: U.S. President Barack Obama emphasizes the need to pursue a world free of nuclear weapons during his visit to the atomic-bombed city of Hiroshima, the first by a sitting U.S. president
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-36394975

 

Holidays and observances

Japan: Navy Day

On 27 May in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 27 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 27, 2019

742: Birth of Emperor Dezong of Tang, who died on February 25, 805
http://www.liquisearch.com/emperor_dezong_of_tang

1644: Ming general Wu Sangui, who formed an alliance with the invading Manchus, opens the gates of the Great Wall of China at Shanhaiguan pass, letting the Manchus through towards the capital Beijing
http://epicworldhistory.blogspot.fr/2012/04/wu-sangui-wu-san-kuei-chinese-general.html
https://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Wu_Sangui
http://www.travelchinaguide.com/china_great_wall/history/ming/shanhaiguan-war.htm

1644: In China, Li Zicheng, who overthroned the Ming dynasty one month before, is defeated by the Manchus
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Li_Zicheng

1898: In South China, Guangzhou Wan (Fort Bayard) is got by the French in a leasing agreement
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guangzhouwan
http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1104397/now-forgotten-shores

1929: In the frame of its anti-communit fight, the Chiang Kai-shek regime moves against the Soviet Union owning the Chinese Eastern Railroad, arresting everyone at the Soviet consulate at Harbin, a city on the rail line in Manchuria

1942: Death, due to heart attack, of Chen Duxiu, first chaiman of the Chinese communist party (1921-1927), born on October 9, 1879
http://sites.asiasociety.org/chinawealthpower/chapters/chen-duxiu/

1949: The Chinese communist troops enter in Shanghai
http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/2805796
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shanghai_Campaign

1951: Chinese communist force the Dalai Lama to surrender his army to Beijing

1980: China is admitted to International Monitary Found

1985: The Sino-British Joint Declaration signed by the Prime Ministers of the People’s Republic of China and the United Kingdom governments on 19 December 1984 enters into force with the exchange of instruments of ratification

1989: In Hong Kong, over 300,000 people gather at Happy Valley Race course in support of the Beijing Tiananmen students

2003: Chinese president Hu Jintao goes to Russia for his first presidential voyage

2012: Two young Tibetan monks set themselves on fire in Lhasa Sunday in protest against Chinese rule—the first self-immolations reported in the capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/burn-05272012123432.html

2014: A Chinese fishing vessel rammed and sank a Vietnamese fishing boat in the disputed South China Sea on Tuesday, a Vietnamese state official said, amid a tense territorial confrontation over Beijing’s deployment of an oil rig
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10857750/Chinese-vessel-rams-and-sinks-Vietnamese-fishing-boat.html

2016: The Dalai Lama urges Tibetans to remain united, telling an audience gathered for the swearing-in of his exiled people’s new leader that they must avoid the schisms that had damaged other religions
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-tibet-india/dalai-lama-urges-tibetan-unity-as-political-leader-sworn-in-idUSKCN0YI0XP