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On 1st July in Asian history

ON 1st JULY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 1, 2018

1242: Death of Chagatai Khan, Mongol ruler, born on December 22, 1183
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chagatai_Khan

1589: Death of Lady Saigō, Japanese wife of Tokugawa Ieyasu, born in 1552
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lady_Saig%C5%8D

1781 : During the Second Anglo-Mysore War, the British troops, under General Eyree Coote, defeat Hyder Ali in the battle of Porto Novo
http://www.wikiwand.com/en/Battle_of_Porto_Novo
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyder_Ali

1822: Birth of Nguyễn Đình Chiểu, Vietnamese poet who died on July 3, 1888
http://www.poemhunter.com/nguyen-dinh-chieu/biography/

Nguyễn Đình Chiểu

1859: In Japan, Hakodate, Kanagawa and Nagasaki are opened to British commerce and British subjects could travel within a range of 25 miles of each port

1863: Slavery officially ends in the Netherlands Indies

1902: The US Congress passes the Philippines Government Act (or Cooper Act), providing that the Philippines be governed by a commission appointed by the President, with consent from the senate
http://nhcp.gov.ph/the-philippine-bill-of-1902-turning-point-in-philippine-legislation/
http://www.chanrobles.com/philippinebillof1902.htm#.WVc0heTzk2w

1902-07-01 Basic Law

1915: Birth of Nguyễn Văn Linh, Vietnamese revolutionary and politician, general secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam from 1986 to 1991, who died on April 27, 1998
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nguy%E1%BB%85n_V%C4%83n_Linh

1921: On Shanghai, foundation of the Communist Party of China, with Chen Duxiu as first chairman
http://www.cinaforum.net/july-1-1921-foundation-of-the-communist-party-of-china/
http://alphahistory.com/chineserevolution/chinese-communist-party/
http://persona.rin.ru/eng/view/f/0/28651/chen-duxiu

1921-07-01 Mao pf

1927: Birth of Shri Chandra Shekhar, Prime Minister of India (1990-1991), who died on July 8, 2007
http://www.pmindia.gov.in/en/former_pm/shri-chandra-shekhar/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chandra_Shekhar

1938: Birth of Hariprasad Chaurasia, Indian flute player and composer
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/hariprasad-chaurasia-5440.php
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/hariprasad-chaurasia.html
http://www.ndtv.com/video/player/news/i-still-feel-i-am-a-student-of-music-pandit-hariprasad-chaurasia/301436
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/july-1-1938-hariprasad-chaurasia-is-born


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

1943: Tokyo City merges with Tokyo Prefecture and is dissolved. Since then, no city in Japan has had the name « Tokyo » (present-day Tokyo is not officially a city)

1945: Australian troops land at Balikpapan on Borneo, Indonesia


http://www.navy.gov.au/history/feature-histories/borneo-1945-amphibious-success-story
http://www.couriermail.com.au/extras/ww2/balikpapanfighttothefinish.htm?nk=530c9c72c3de099554c49b8e769dc706-1467486279

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tbhzgkL278M

1946: White Rajah of Sarawak cedes his territory to the British government as a crown colony
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vyner_of_Sarawak

1947: The Philippine Air Force is established

1948: Quaid-i-Azam (Ali Jinnah) inaugurates Pakistan’s central bank, the State Bank of Pakistan

1949: Merger of two princely states of India, Cochin and Travancore to become the state of Thiru-Kochi (later re-organized to Kerala) in Indian Union

1950: The first U.S. troops, 407 in total, are sent to South Korea as the U.S. 24th infantry division

1955: Birth of Li Keqiang, Chinese politician, 7th Premier of the People’s Republic of China since March 15, 2013
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Li_Keqiang

1963: Creation of the « Territory of Pondicherry » which includes Pondicherry, Karikal, Yanam and Mahé
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_India

1964: In Paris, French president General De Gaulle and prince Sihanouk suggest a new conference of Geneva aiming to safeguard the neutrality of Cambodia and Laos

1967: Birth of Sansan Chien, Taiwanese composer, who died on October 24, 2011
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sansan_Chien

1968: The CIA’s Phoenix Program is officially established
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phoenix_Program
http://www.globalresearch.ca/the-phoenix-program/5506322

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gTE–9sPgPg

1970: General Yahya Khan, president of Pakistan abolishes One-Unit of Western Pakistan, restoring the provinces
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/West_Pakistan

1975: Thailand establishes diplomatic relations with Communist China

1976: Birth of Justin Lo, Hong Kong singer and songwriter
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Justin_Lo

1976: Death of Zhang Wentian, 5th General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party from 1935 to 1943, born on August 30, 1900
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhang_Wentian
https://books.google.fr/books?id=lpR8yKWjHRQC&pg=PA119&lpg=PA119&dq=Death+of+Zhang+Wentian&source=bl&ots=t3p-h-uKtK&sig=SfMnhQq1Yko002FAKTJR7BZfyGE&hl=fr&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjlxP7Bvv3bAhXE1hQKHZ3pCw8Q6AEIoQEwGA#v=onepage&q=Death%20of%20Zhang%20Wentian&f=false

1983: Birth of Leeteuk (Park Jung Su), Korean singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leeteuk

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=POcfMJ8doMw

1986: Birth of Agnes Monica, Indonesian singer and actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agnes_Monica


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S1I3lFJ-dww

1997: Hong Kong is hand back to the Chinese authorities, ending more than 150 years of British control. The city become a Special Administrative Region with Tung Chee-hwa as Chief Executive

http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/july/1/newsid_2656000/2656973.stm
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/cpc2011/2010-09/09/content_12481219.htm
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/education-community/article/1983718/everything-you-need-know-about-hong-kongs-return
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/0701.html#article

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=os4p8MfAqQY

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dVZzRY0X6_g&feature=related


2001: The Communist party of China celebrates the 80th anniversary of its foundation. General Secretary Jiang Zemin announce that private companies boss are now authorized to join the party

2003: In Hong Kong, 500,000 people demonstrate against an anti-subversion bill

2006:In South Korea, Kang Jae-sup is elected chairman of the Grand National Party
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kang_Jae-seop

2006: In China, the Qinghai-Tibet Railway is inaugurated
http://www.ecanadanepal.com/2016/05/qinghai-tibet-railway.html
http://www.historychannel.com.au/classroom/day-in-history/670/worlds-highest-rail-line-inaugurated
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qinghai-Tibet_Railway
 Qinghai-Tibet train

2006: Death of former Japanese premier Ryutaro Hashimoto
http://www.nytimes.com/2006/07/02/world/asia/02hashimoto.html?_r=0
http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/2006/jul/03/guardianobituaries.japan

2007: Tenth anniversary of the return of Hong Kong to China. Hu Jintao underlines the limits of the autonomy of the city while 68,000 people demonstrate for universal suffrage

2008: Anwar Ibrahim, Malaysia’s opposition leader, files a police complaint after new sodomy charges
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2008/07/20087195330440794.html

2011: China’s President Hu Jintao warns the Communist Party that corruption could cost it the support of the people – in a speech marking 90 years since the party was founded.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-13985359
http://english.aljazeera.net/video/asia-pacific/2011/07/20117202013658493.html
http://english.aljazeera.net/video/asia-pacific/2011/07/20117123512846499.html

2012: Hong Kong’s new Beijing-backed leader Leung Chun-ying is sworn in amid rising public discontent over widening inequality and lack of full democracy in the semi-autonomous southern Chinese financial centre.
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/07/2012714286700794.html
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/02/world/asia/protesters-march-as-new-hong-kong-leader-is-sworn-in.html?_r=1&ref=asia
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/hongkong/9368130/100000-march-in-Hong-Kong-on-15th-anniversary-of-handover.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-18664132

 

Holidays and observances

Communist Party of China Founding Day (People’s Republic of China)

Hong Kong: Hong Kong SAR Establishment Day