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On 18 August in Asian history

1966-08-18 Long Tan

ON 18 AUGUST IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 18, 2019

673: Death of Kim Yu-shin, Korean general, born in 595
http://www.badassoftheweek.com/yushin.html
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Kim_Yushin

690: Empress dowager Wu Zetian takes the power and founds the Zhou dynasty putting an end to the Tang
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wu_Zetian
http://www.ancient.eu/Wu_Zetian/

1227: Death of Genghis Khan, Khagan of Mongol Empire
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genghis_Khan
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/genghis-khan-dies

genghis khan 2

1541: A Portuguese ship drifts ashore in the ancient Japanese province of Higo (modern day Kumamoto Prefecture)

1620: Death of Wanli, Emperor of China Ming dynasty (1572-1620), born on September 4, 1563
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wanli_Emperor

1700: Birth of Baji Rao I, general and peshwa (PM) of Indian Maratha kingdom, who died on 25 April 1740
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baji_Rao_I

1841: James Brooke is officially enthroned rajah of Sarawak (Borneo)
http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1E1-BrookeJ.html

1858: After the US, Netherlands and Japan sign trade agreement
http://www.ndl.go.jp/nichiran/e/s1/s1_4.html

1900: Birth of Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit, Allahabad Oudh, Indian diplomat and politician
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/vijaylaxmi-pandit.html
http://generalknowledgeindian.blogspot.fr/2012/10/biography-of-vijaya-lakshmi-pandit.html

1908: Birth of Armijn Pane, Indonesian writer (Belenggu) who died on February 16, 1070
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Armijn_Pane

1909: Tokyo mayor Yukio Ozaki presents Washington, D.C. with 2,000 cherry trees, which President Taft decides to plant near the Potomac River
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yukio_Ozaki

1930: Birth of Bo Hi Pak, Korean church leader
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bo_Hi_Pak
http://nndb.com/people/240/000054078/

1932: Birth of Muhammad Khan Junejo, Pakistan’s PM (1985-1988) who died in March 1993
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/person.asp?perid=P021

1934: Birth of Gulzar, Indian director, producer, and songwriter
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gulzar
http://www.hindustantimes.com/brunch-stories/nostalgia-is-a-sweet-place-for-a-writer-to-be-in-but-it-s-a-distraction-says-bollywood-legend-gulzar/article1-1342597.aspx

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F2A_fV2qMmE

1942: A group of freedom fighter of Sherpur hoisted the Tricoloure at Mohammadabad Tehsil, Ghazipur India

1944: US President Roosevelt appoints general Patrick Hurley as his personal representative in China

1945: Sukarno takes office as the first president of Indonesia with Hatta as vice-president, following the country’s declaration of independence the previous day and the constitution is adopted
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Constitution_of_Indonesia#cite_note-Kusuma2004-2 https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Constitution_of_the_Republic_of_Indonesia
http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1E1-Hatta-Mo.html

1945-08-18 Constitution adopted

1945: Death of Subhas Chandra Bose, Indian freedom fighter and founder of the All India Forward Block, born on 23 January 1897
1945-08-1945 Death of Subhas Chandra Bose
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Death_of_Subhas_Chandra_Bose
http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2015/03/india-independence-hero-fate-remains-top-secret-150311072137384.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/18th-august-1945-netaji-subhas-chandra-bose-is-reported-seriously-injured-in-a-plane-crash-in-taiwan-and-is-believed-to-have-passed-away-in-a-local-hospital

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tQXNNdeL4q0

1945: Soviet forces start to occupy Kuril Islands

1947: Pakistan becomes member of the United Nations by a unanimous vote of the Security Council

1952: At Moscow, opening of a Sino-Soviet conference to review the 1950 treaties

1953: Birth of Ma Jian, Chinese writer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ma_Jian_(writer)
http://us.macmillan.com/author/majian

1965: In the Vietnam War, Operation Starlite begins – United States Marines destroy a Viet Cong stronghold on the Van Tuong peninsula in the first major American ground battle of the war


http://www.operationstarlite.com/history.html


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MYqS1dHy5lY

1965: Birth of Koji Kikkawa, Japanese singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K%C5%8Dji_Kikkawa

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dL2iQGpCTEw

1966: In Vietnam War, the Battle of Long Tan occurs, when a patrol of Royal Australian Regiment encounter the Viet Cong

1966-08-18 Long Tan
https://www.army.gov.au/our-history/history-in-focus/the-battle-of-long-tan
http://battleoflongtan.com/film/battle-long-tan-documentary/

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LQ4txHAK6g4

1966: Birth of Kang Soo-yeon, South Korean actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kang_Soo-yeon

1967: Birth of Daler Mehndi, Indian bhangra/pop singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daler_Mehndi
http://www.dalermehndi.com/

1968: Birth of Lee Seung-yeon, South Korean actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lee_Seung-yeon

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5SGNYg3d-pk

1970: Birth of Jessica Hsuan, Hong Kong actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jessica_Hsuan

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N42vun5xWlg

1971: Australia and New Zealand decide to withdraw their troops from Vietnam

1972: Birth of Leo Ku, Hong Kong singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leo_Ku

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iFx2WViSgd0

1975: Insurrection in the Portuguese province of East-Timor for independence

1976: In the Korean Demilitarized Zone at Panmunjeom, the Axe Murder Incident results in the death of two US soldiers
http://adst.org/2014/12/the-bizarre-north-korean-axe-murders/
http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=b3a_1364016646
https://www.reddit.com/r/korea/comments/5rn570/a_video_on_the_poplar_tree_incident_of_1976_in/

1979: Birth of Mohib Mirza, Pakistani actor
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mohib_Mirza
http://style.pk/top-model-and-actor-mohib-mirza-biography/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2dAwgEsch0c

1982: Japanese election law is amended to allow for proportional representation

1998: Death from a massive heart attack of Persis Khambatta, Indian actress, born on 2 October 1948
http://people.famouswhy.com/persis_khambatta/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Persis_Khambatta

2001: North Korea leader Kim Jong-il comes back to Pyongyang after a twenty five-day trip to Russia by train

2005: The first-ever joint military exercise between Russia and China, called Peace Mission 2005 begins
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/4162054.stm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peace_Mission_2005
http://english.sina.com/z/050822mission/index.shtml

2006: In Afghanistan, foundation of the United National Front, a new political party formed by warlords

2008: General Pervez Musharraf resigns as president of Pakistan
http://awazapni.blogspot.com/2008/08/president-pervez-musharraf-resigns.html

2009: Kim Dae-jung, the former South Korea’s president who led the fight for democracy in his country and championed the so-called « Sunshine Policy » of engagement with North Korea, dies at the age of 85
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8206490.stm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cOw5lE7BtRA&feature=fvw

2011: Detained Indian anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare agrees to a police offer which will permit him to go on hunger strike in a park for 15 days
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-14568712

 

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 18 August in Asian history

1966-08-18 Long Tan

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 18 AUGUST IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 18, 2019

1945: Soviet forces start to occupy Kuril Islands

1952: At Moscow, opening of a Sino-Soviet conference to review the 1950 treaties

1965: In the Vietnam War, Operation Starlite begins – United States Marines destroy a Viet Cong stronghold on the Van Tuong peninsula in the first major American ground battle of the war


http://www.operationstarlite.com/history.html
http://www.military.com/NewContent/0,13190,Leatherneck_050815_Starlite,00.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MYqS1dHy5lY

1966: In Vietnam War, the Battle of Long Tan occurs, when a patrol of Royal Australian Regiment encounter the Viet Cong

1966-08-18 Long Tan
https://www.army.gov.au/our-history/history-in-focus/the-battle-of-long-tan
http://battleoflongtan.com/film/battle-long-tan-documentary/

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LQ4txHAK6g4

1971: Australia and New Zealand decide to withdraw their troops from Vietnam

1975: Insurrection in the Portuguese province of East-Timor for independence

1976: In the Korean Demilitarized Zone at Panmunjeom, the Axe Murder Incident results in the death of two US soldiers
http://adst.org/2014/12/the-bizarre-north-korean-axe-murders/
http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=b3a_1364016646
https://www.reddit.com/r/korea/comments/5rn570/a_video_on_the_poplar_tree_incident_of_1976_in/

2001: North Korea leader Kim Jong-il comes back to Pyongyang after a twenty five-day trip to Russia by train

2005: The first-ever joint military exercise between Russia and China, called Peace Mission 2005 begins
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/4162054.stm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peace_Mission_2005
http://english.sina.com/z/050822mission/index.shtml

2006: In Afghanistan, foundation of the United National Front, a new political party formed by warlords

On 18 August in South Asian history

1945-08-1945 Death of Subhas Chandra Bose

ON 18 AUGUST IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 18, 2019

1227: Death of Genghis Khan, Khagan of Mongol Empire
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genghis_Khan
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/genghis-khan-dies

genghis khan 2

1700: Birth of Baji Rao I, general and peshwa (PM) of Indian Maratha kingdom, who died on 25 April 1740
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baji_Rao_I

1932: Birth of Muhammad Khan Junejo, Pakistan’s PM (1985-1988) who died in March 1993
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/person.asp?perid=P021

1934: Birth of Gulzar, Indian director, producer, and songwriter
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gulzar
http://www.hindustantimes.com/brunch-stories/nostalgia-is-a-sweet-place-for-a-writer-to-be-in-but-it-s-a-distraction-says-bollywood-legend-gulzar/article1-1342597.aspx

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F2A_fV2qMmE

1942: A group of freedom fighter of Sherpur hoisted the Tricoloure at Mohammadabad Tehsil, Ghazipur India

1945: Death of Subhas Chandra Bose, Indian freedom fighter and founder of the All India Forward Block, born on 23 January 18971945-08-1945 Death of Subhas Chandra Bose

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Death_of_Subhas_Chandra_Bose
http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2015/03/india-independence-hero-fate-remains-top-secret-150311072137384.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/18th-august-1945-netaji-subhas-chandra-bose-is-reported-seriously-injured-in-a-plane-crash-in-taiwan-and-is-believed-to-have-passed-away-in-a-local-hospital

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tQXNNdeL4q0

1947: Pakistan becomes member of the United Nations by a unanimous vote of the Security Council

1967: Birth of Daler Mehndi, Indian bhangra/pop singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daler_Mehndi
http://www.dalermehndi.com/

1979: Birth of Mohib Mirza, Pakistani actor
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mohib_Mirza
http://style.pk/top-model-and-actor-mohib-mirza-biography/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2dAwgEsch0c

1980: Birth of Preeti Jhangiani, Indian actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Preeti_Jhangiani

1982: Japanese election law is amended to allow for proportional representation

1998: Death from a massive heart attack of Persis Khambatta, Indian actress, born on 2 October 1948
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Persis_Khambatta

2006: In Afghanistan, foundation of the United National Front, a new political party formed by warlords

2008: General Pervez Musharraf resigns as president of Pakistan
http://awazapni.blogspot.com/2008/08/president-pervez-musharraf-resigns.html

2011: Detained Indian anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare agrees to a police offer which will permit him to go on hunger strike in a park for 15 days
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-14568712

On 18 August in Southeast Asian history

ON 18 AUGUST IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 18, 2019

1841: James Brooke is officially enthroned rajah of Sarawak (Borneo)
http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1E1-BrookeJ.html

1908: Birth of Armijn Pane, Indonesian writer (Belenggu) who died on February 16, 1070
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Armijn_Pane

1945: Sukarno takes office as the first president of Indonesia with Hatta as vice-president, following the country’s declaration of independence the previous day and the constitution is adopted
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Constitution_of_Indonesia#cite_note-Kusuma2004-2 https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Constitution_of_the_Republic_of_Indonesia
http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1E1-Hatta-Mo.html

1945-08-18 Constitution adopted

1965: In the Vietnam War, Operation Starlite begins – United States Marines destroy a Viet Cong stronghold on the Van Tuong peninsula in the first major American ground battle of the war


http://www.operationstarlite.com/history.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MYqS1dHy5lY

1966: In Vietnam War, the Battle of Long Tan occurs, when a patrol of Royal Australian Regiment encounter the Viet Cong

1966-08-18 Long Tan
https://www.army.gov.au/our-history/history-in-focus/the-battle-of-long-tan
http://battleoflongtan.com/film/battle-long-tan-documentary/

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LQ4txHAK6g4

 1971: Australia and New Zealand decide to withdraw their troops from Vietnam

1975: Insurrection in the Portuguese province of East-Timor for independence

On 18 August in Japan’s history

ON 18 AUGUST IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on August 18, 2019

1541: A Portuguese ship drifts ashore in the ancient Japanese province of Higo (modern day Kumamoto Prefecture)

1858: After the US, Netherlands and Japan sign trade agreement
http://www.ndl.go.jp/nichiran/e/s1/s1_4.html

1909: Tokyo mayor Yukio Ozaki presents Washington, D.C. with 2,000 cherry trees, which President Taft decides to plant near the Potomac River
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yukio_Ozaki

1945: Soviet forces start to occupy Kuril Islands

1965: Birth of Koji Kikkawa, Japanese singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K%C5%8Dji_Kikkawa

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dL2iQGpCTEw

1982: Japanese election law is amended to allow for proportional representation

1992: Birth of Riko Narumi, Japanese actress
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Narumi_Riko

 

 

On 18 August in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 18 AUGUST IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on August 18, 2019

690: Empress dowager Wu Zetian takes the power and found the Zhou dynasty putting an end to the Tang
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wu_Zetian
http://www.ancient.eu/Wu_Zetian/

1227: Death of Genghis Khan, Khagan of Mongol Empire
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genghis_Khan
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/genghis-khan-dies

genghis khan 2

1620: Death of Wanli, Emperor of China Ming dynasty (1572-1620), born on September 4, 1563
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wanli_Emperor

1944: US President Roosevelt appoints general Patrick Hurley as his personal representative in China

1952: At Moscow, opening of a Sino-Soviet conference to review the 1950 treaties

1970: Birth of Jessica Hsuan, Hong Kong actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jessica_Hsuan

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N42vun5xWlg

1972: Birth of Leo Ku, Hong Kong singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leo_Ku

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iFx2WViSgd0

2005: The first-ever joint military exercise between Russia and China, called Peace Mission 2005 begins
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/4162054.stm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peace_Mission_2005
http://english.sina.com/z/050822mission/index.shtml