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On 8 August in Asian history

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ON 8 AUGUST IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 8, 2019

1079: Birth of Horikawa, 73th emperor of Japan (1087-1107), who died on August 1107*
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Horikawa

1322: In Japan, emperor Go-Daigo names Sojiji monastery as main monastery for Soto sect
http://www.taleofgenji.org/sojiji.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S%C5%8Dt%C5%8D

1509: The Emperor Krishnadeva Raya is crowned, marking the beginning of the regeneration of the Vijayanagara Empire
https://www.mapsofindia.com/who-is-who/history/krishna-deva-raya.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Krishnadevaraya

1604: Death of Horio Tadauji, Japanese warlord, born in 1578
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horio_Tadauji

1810: Eminent Urdu poet Mirza Ghalib marries Maaroof, daughter of Nawab Ilahi Baksh, and moved to Delhi
http://www.poemhunter.com/mirza-ghalib/biography/

1853: Russian fleet appears at Nagasaki, Japan

1919: Signature of the treaty of Rawalpindi by which Afghanistan will gain full independence from the United Kingdom
http://pages.rediff.com/treaty-of-rawalpindi/757287
https://www.alamy.com/treaty-of-rawalpindi-1919-image66068714.html

1934: Birth of Sarat Pujari, Indian actor, director, and screenwriter who died on May 12,  2014
http://www.veethi.com/india-people/sarat_pujari-profile-3050-14.htm

1942: Quit India resolution is passed by the Bombay session of the AICC, which leads to the start of a civil disobedience movement across India against the British rule
http://www.famousquotes.me.uk/speeches/Mahatma_Gandhi/
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/8th-august-1942-mahatma-gandhi-launches-the-quit-india-movement-in-mumbai

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wTNARKHIK8Y

1945: The Soviet Union declares war on Japan and commences the Manchurian Strategic Offensive Operation
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manchurian_Strategic_Offensive_Operation
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/soviets-declare-war-on-japan-invade-manchuria
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=167

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1945: The Allied agree on an international tribunal for the Japanese war criminals

1947: Pakistan’s National Flag is approved
http://www.theodora.com/flags/pakistan_flags.html

1949: Bhutan becomes independent from Great-Britain and recognized by India
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Independence_of_Bhutan
http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae6b4d620.html

1951: Birth of Mamoru Oshii, Japanese film director
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mamoru_Oshiil

1961: Death of Mei Lanfang, Chinese opera performer, born on October 22, 1894
http://www.newsgd.com/culture/pic/200306240034.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/7672.html

1963: Birth of Hur Jin-ho, South Korean director and screenwriter
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hur_Jin-ho
http://www.hancinema.net/korean_Heo_Jin-ho.php

1965: New Delhi draws attention to a large-size infiltrations of Pakistani troops in Kashmir

1967: Foundation at Bangkok of the Association of South-East Asian Nations (Asean) by Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand
http://asean.org/the-asean-declaration-bangkok-declaration-bangkok-8-august-1967/
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/country_profiles/4114415.stm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Association_of_Southeast_Asian_Nations

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1969: Birth of Faye Wong, Chinese singer and actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Faye_Wong

1973: Kim Dea-jung, leader of the opposition, is kidnapped in Tokyo by Korean Central Intelligence Agency (KCIA) in the purpose to kill him
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kidnapping_of_Kim_Dae-jung

1976: US State Secretary Henry Kissinger  goes to Pakistan and warns Ali Bhutto against a civil nuclear deal with France

1978: Opening in Hanoi between China and Vietnam on the situation of the Chinese origin Vietnamese in Vietnam

1981: Birth of Kaori Iida, Japanese singer and actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kaori_Iida

1985: Japan launches Planet A, a probe to Halley’s comet 

1986: Altaf Hussain’s address at Nishtar Park Karachi, announcement of establishing political movement MQM
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Altaf_Hussain_(Pakistani_politician)

1986: Opening of the first Chinese stock exchange in Shanghai

1988: The « 8888 Uprising » occurs in Burma
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/8888_Uprising
http://www.historychannel.com.au/this-day-in-history/8888-uprising-occurs-in-burma/
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7543347.stm
http://www.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=8888+Uprising


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VCA0g54Wfuc

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1X6D3v5A2eM

1990: China and Indonesia restore diplomatic relations interrupted since October 1967

1991: In Vietnam, Vo Van Kiet is elected prime minister (until September 25, 1997)
https://www.britannica.com/biography/Vo-Van-Kiet

1993: Japanese Prime Minister since November 1991, Kiichi Miyazawa resigns after losing a vote of no confidence

2000: Malaysian former prime minister Anwar Ibrahim is sentenced to nine years in prison for sodomy
http://www.glapn.org/sodomylaws/world/malaysia/mynews023.htm

2002: The two Korea agree on a place for meetings separated family since the war

2007: Death of Ma Lik of colon cancer, Hong Kong pro-Beijing politician, born on February 23, 1952
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ma_Lik

2008: Opening of the Olympic Games in China
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2008/08/20088813811444442.html
http://boston.com/bigpicture/2008/08/2008_olympics_opening_ceremony.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RUy9OgRRXnw&feature=related

2009: Sri Lanka holds its first post-war elections in two Tamil-majority cities in the north
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2009/08/2009884741752632.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8191031.stm

2010 China floods: A mudslide in Zhugqu County, Gansu, China, kills more than 1,400 people.

2011: Harvard scholar Lobsang Sangay replaces the Dalai Lama as political leader of Tibet’s government-in-exile after being sworn in as premier The Dalai Lama gives up his political role but remain Tibet’s spiritual leader
http://www.france24.com/en/20110808-dalai-lamas-political-successor-sworn-lobsang-sangay-prime-minister
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-14440846
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/A-solution-to-the-Tibetan-problem-touches-billions-of-people-in-Asia,-says-Lobsang-Sangay-22310.html

2011: Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda Zia is accused of acquiring wealth exceeding her known income. An arrest warrant has also been issued against her son, Tarique Rahman
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-14443509

2013: Politicians, Buddhist monks and thousands of Burmese citizens attend rallies in Yangon to mark the 25th anniversary of the brutal « 8888 » crackdown on student protests
http://www.france24.com/en/20130808-burma-marks-25-years-8888-junta-student-crackdown
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-23602365

2013: Death of Jaymala Shiledar, Indian actor and singer, born on August 21, 1926
http://www.dnaindia.com/pune/report-theatre-doyen-jaymala-shiledar-no-more-1871907

 

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

2014: Afghanistan’s two feuding presidential candidates sign a deal confirming they would form a national unity government after an audit of votes is completed to decide the winner of the fraud-tainted election
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/southasia/2014/08/afghan-presidential-candidates-unity-government-20148811455553354.html

2016: Taliban suicide bombing at hospital in Pakistan city of Quetta kills at least 70 and wounds some 200 others
http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/south-asia/article/2000884/bombing-hospital-pakistani-city-quetta-kills-least-42
http://www.dawn.com/news/1276183/70-dead-as-blast-hits-quetta-civil-hospital-after-lawyers-killing
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-37015640

 2017: Haruo Nakajima, actor who played the original Godzilla, dies aged 88
http://www.scmp.com/article/2105925/haruo-nakajima-actor-who-played-original-godzilla-rubber-suit-dies-88
https://www.theguardian.com/film/2017/aug/08/haruo-nakajima-actor-who-played-the-original-godzilla-dies-aged-88

 2017: ASEAN celebrates 50th anniversary
http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/se-asia/time-for-an-asian-asean-century

wars, conflicts and strategy on 8 August in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 8 AUGUST IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 8, 2019

1853: Russian fleet appears at Nagasaki, Japan

1919: Signature of the treaty of Rawalpindi by which Afghanistan will gain full independence from the United Kingdom
http://pages.rediff.com/treaty-of-rawalpindi/757287
https://www.alamy.com/treaty-of-rawalpindi-1919-image66068714.html

1945: The Soviet Union declares war on Japan and commences the Manchurian Strategic Offensive Operation
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manchurian_Strategic_Offensive_Operation
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/soviets-declare-war-on-japan-invade-manchuria
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=167

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1949: Bhutan becomes independence from Great-Britain and recognized by India
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Independence_of_Bhutan
http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae6b4d620.html

1965: New Delhi draws attention to a large-size infiltrations of Pakistani troops in Kashmir

1988: The « 8888 Uprising » occurs in Burma
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/8888_Uprising
http://www.historychannel.com.au/this-day-in-history/8888-uprising-occurs-in-burma/
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7543347.stm
http://www.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=8888+Uprising


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VCA0g54Wfuc

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1X6D3v5A2eM

1990: China and Indonesia restore diplomatic relations interrupted since October 1967

2016: Taliban suicide bombing at hospital in Pakistan city of Quetta kills at least 70 and wounds some 200 others
http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/south-asia/article/2000884/bombing-hospital-pakistani-city-quetta-kills-least-42
http://www.dawn.com/news/1276183/70-dead-as-blast-hits-quetta-civil-hospital-after-lawyers-killing
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-37015640

On 8 August in South Asian history

ON 8 AUGUST IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 8, 2019

1509: The Emperor Krishnadeva Raya is crowned, marking the beginning of the regeneration of the Vijayanagara Empire
https://www.mapsofindia.com/who-is-who/history/krishna-deva-raya.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Krishnadevaraya

1810: Eminent Urdu poet Mirza Ghalib marries Maaroof, daughter of Nawab Ilahi Baksh, and moved to Delhi
http://www.poemhunter.com/mirza-ghalib/biography/

1919: Signature of the treaty of Rawalpindi by which Afghanistan will gain full independence from the United Kingdom
http://pages.rediff.com/treaty-of-rawalpindi/757287
https://www.alamy.com/treaty-of-rawalpindi-1919-image66068714.html

1934: Birth of Sarat Pujari, Indian actor, director, and screenwriter who died on May 12,  2014
http://www.veethi.com/india-people/sarat_pujari-profile-3050-14.htm

1942: Quit India resolution was passed by the Bombay session of the AICC, which leads to the start of a civil disobedience movement across India against the British rule


http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/8th-august-1942-mahatma-gandhi-launches-the-quit-india-movement-in-mumbai  
http://www.famousquotes.me.uk/speeches/Mahatma_Gandhi/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wTNARKHIK8Y

1947: Pakistan’s National Flag is approved
http://www.theodora.com/flags/pakistan_flags.html

1949: Bhutan becomes independent from Great-Britain and recognized by India
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Independence_of_Bhutan
http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae6b4d620.html

1965: New Delhi draws attention to a large-size infiltrations of Pakistani troops in Kashmir

1976: US State Secretary Henry Kissinger  goes to Pakistan and warns Ali Bhutto against a civil nuclear deal with France

1986: Altaf Hussain’s address at Nishtar Park Karachi, announcement of establishing political movement MQM
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Altaf_Hussain_(Pakistani_politician)

2009: Sri Lanka holds its first post-war elections in two Tamil-majority cities in the north
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2009/08/2009884741752632.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8191031.stm

2011: Harvard scholar Lobsang Sangay replaces the Dalai Lama as political leader of Tibet’s government-in-exile after being sworn in as premier The Dalai Lama gives up his political role but remain Tibet’s spiritual leader
http://www.france24.com/en/20110808-dalai-lamas-political-successor-sworn-lobsang-sangay-prime-minister
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-14440846
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/A-solution-to-the-Tibetan-problem-touches-billions-of-people-in-Asia,-says-Lobsang-Sangay-22310.html

2011: Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda Zia is accused of acquiring wealth exceeding her known income. An arrest warrant has also been issued against her son, Tarique Rahman
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-14443509

2013: Death of Jaymala Shiledar, Indian actor and singer, born on August 21, 1926
http://www.dnaindia.com/pune/report-theatre-doyen-jaymala-shiledar-no-more-1871907

 

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

2014: Afghanistan’s two feuding presidential candidates sign a deal confirming they would form a national unity government after an audit of votes is completed to decide the winner of the fraud-tainted election
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/southasia/2014/08/afghan-presidential-candidates-unity-government-20148811455553354.html

2016: Taliban suicide bombing at hospital in Pakistan city of Quetta kills at least 70 and wounds some 200 others
http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/south-asia/article/2000884/bombing-hospital-pakistani-city-quetta-kills-least-42
http://www.dawn.com/news/1276183/70-dead-as-blast-hits-quetta-civil-hospital-after-lawyers-killing
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-37015640

On 8 August in Southeast Asian history

ON 8 AUGUST IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 8, 2019

1967: Foundation at Bangkok of the Association of South-East Asian Nations (Asean) by Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand
http://www.asean.org/news/item/the-asean-declaration-bangkok-declaration
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/country_profiles/4114415.stm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Association_of_Southeast_Asian_Nations

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1978: Opening of in Hanoi between China and Vietnam on the situation of the Chinese origin Vietnamese in Vietnam

1988: The « 8888 Uprising » occurs in Burma
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/8888_Uprising
http://www.historychannel.com.au/this-day-in-history/8888-uprising-occurs-in-burma/
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7543347.stm
http://www.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=8888+Uprising

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1X6D3v5A2eM


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VCA0g54Wfuc

1990: China and Indonesia restore diplomatic relations interrupted since October 1967

1991: In Vietnam, Vo Van Kiet is elected prime minister (until September 25, 1997)
https://www.britannica.com/biography/Vo-Van-Kiet

2000: Malaysian former prime minister Anwar Ibrahim is sentenced to nine years in prison for sodomy
http://www.glapn.org/sodomylaws/world/malaysia/mynews023.htm

 2013: Politicians, Buddhist monks and thousands of Burmese citizens attend rallies in Yangon to mark the 25th anniversary of the brutal « 8888 » crackdown on student protests
http://www.france24.com/en/20130808-burma-marks-25-years-8888-junta-student-crackdown
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-23602365

 2017: ASEAN celebrates 50th anniversary
http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/se-asia/time-for-an-asian-asean-century

 

On 8 August in Japan’s history

ON 8 AUGUST IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on August 8, 2019

1079: Birth of Horikawa, 73th emperor of Japan (1087-1107), who died on August 1107*
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Horikawa

1322: In Japan, emperor Go-Daigo names Sojiji monastery as main monastery for Soto sect
http://www.taleofgenji.org/sojiji.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soto

1604: Death of Horio Tadauji, Japanese warlord, born in 1578
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horio_Tadauji

1853: Russian fleet appears at Nagasaki, Japan

1945: The Soviet Union declares war on Japan and commences the Manchurian Strategic Offensive Operation
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manchurian_Strategic_Offensive_Operation
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/soviets-declare-war-on-japan-invade-manchuria
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=167

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1945: The Allied agree on an international tribunal for the Japanese war criminals

1951: Birth of Mamoru Oshii, Japanese film director
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mamoru_Oshiil

1978: Birth of Miho Shiraishi, Japanese actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1764306/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0i72tmcPQUY

1981: Birth of Kaori Iida, Japanese singer and actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kaori_Iida
http://www.mademan.com/chickipedia/kaori-iida/

1985: Japan launches Planet A, a probe to Halley’s comet 

1993: Japanese Prime Minister since November 1991, Kiichi Miyazawa resigns after losing a vote of no confidence

2017: Haruo Nakajima, actor who played the original Godzilla, dies aged 88
http://www.scmp.com/article/2105925/haruo-nakajima-actor-who-played-original-godzilla-rubber-suit-dies-88
https://www.theguardian.com/film/2017/aug/08/haruo-nakajima-actor-who-played-the-original-godzilla-dies-aged-88

On 8 August in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 8 AUGUST IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on August 8, 2019

1945: The Soviet Union declares war on Japan and commences the Manchurian Strategic Offensive Operation
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manchurian_Strategic_Offensive_Operation
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/soviets-declare-war-on-japan-invade-manchuria
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=167

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1961: Death of Mei Lanfang, Chinese opera performer, born on October 22, 1894
http://www.newsgd.com/culture/pic/200306240034.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/7672.html

1969: Birth of Faye Wong, Chinese singer and actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Faye_Wong

1978: Opening of discussions in Hanoi between China and Vietnam on the situation of the Chinese origin Vietnamese in Vietnam

1986: Opening of the first Chinese stock exchange in Shanghai

1990: China and Indonesia restore diplomatic relations interrupted since October 1967

2007: Death of Ma Lik of colon cancer, Hong Kong pro-Beijing politician, born on February 23, 1952
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ma_Lik

2008: Opening of the Olympic Games in China
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2008/08/20088813811444442.html
http://boston.com/bigpicture/2008/08/2008_olympics_opening_ceremony.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RUy9OgRRXnw&feature=related

2010 China floods: A mudslide in Zhugqu County, Gansu, China, kills more than 1,400 people.

2011: Harvard scholar Lobsang Sangay replaces the Dalai Lama as political leader of Tibet’s government-in-exile after being sworn in as premier The Dalai Lama gives up his political role but remain Tibet’s spiritual leader
http://www.france24.com/en/20110808-dalai-lamas-political-successor-sworn-lobsang-sangay-prime-minister
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-14440846
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/A-solution-to-the-Tibetan-problem-touches-billions-of-people-in-Asia,-says-Lobsang-Sangay-22310.html