Daily Archives: 22 août 2019

On 22 August in Asian history

ON 22 AUGUST IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 22, 2019

1155: Death of Japanese Emperor Konoe (1142-1155), born on June 16, 1139
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Konoe

1639: Madras (now Chennai), India, is founded by the British East India Company on a sliver of land bought from local Nayak rulers
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/22nd-august-1639-madras-now-chennai-is-founded-by-the-east-india-company

1861: Death of Xianfeng, 8th emperor of the Qing dynasty since 1850, born on July 17, 1831
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xianfeng

1875: The Treaty of Saint Petersburg between Japan and Russia, signed on May 7, is ratified, providing for the exchange of Sakhalin for the Kuril Islands
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Saint_Petersburg_(1875)
https://howlingpixel.com/wiki/Treaty_of_Saint_Petersburg_(1875)

1875-05-07 St Petersbourg

1888: Birth of Du Yuesheng, boss of Shanghai mafia, who died on August 16, 1951
http://streetsofshanghai.pbworks.com/w/page/18638675/Du%20Yuesheng

1894: Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi founds the Natal Indian Congress which later will ally itself with the African National Congress
http://www.sahistory.org.za/organisations/natal-indian-congress-nic

1904: Birth of Deng Xiaoping, leader of China (1978-1997), who died on February 19, 1997
http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/data/people/dengxiaoping.shtml
https://www.biography.com/political-figure/deng-xiaoping

1910: Japan annexes Korea with the signing of the Japan-Korea Annexation Treaty. The name Korea was abolished and replaced with the ancient name Joseon
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japan-Korea_Annexation_Treaty
http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Japan-Korea_Annexation_Treaty

1924: Birth of Ada Jafri, Pakistani poet and author who died on March 12, 2015
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ada_Jafri
http://www.poemhunter.com/ada-jafri/biography/

1942: Brazil declares war on Germany, Japan & Italy

1945: In China, the Soviet forces enter Port-Arthur

1951: Birth of Chandra Prakash Mainali, Nepalese communist politician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chandra_Prakash_Mainali

Chandra Prakash Mainali

1955: Birth of Chiranjeevi, Telugu film actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chiranjeevi
http://www.ndtv.com/topic/chiranjeevi

1965: Birth of Chen Liping, Singaporean actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chen_Liping


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rdf24QLmTZo

1967: Birth of Yukiko Okada, Japanese idol singer who committed suicide on 8 April 1986
 http://jpop.wikia.com/wiki/Okada_Yukiko

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2d3daj-xsvU

1967: In Beijing, during the Cultural Revolution, the British embassy is set on fire
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/peking-embassy-siege-veterans-recall-the-red-guards-summer-of-hate-1245933.html
https://roomfordiplomacy.com/beijing-3-1950-1972/

1967-08-22 Ambassade britannique

1971: Birth of Rick Yune, Korean American actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rick_Yune

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=05zhq7j5ZSI&hl=fr

1977 : President Ferdinand Marcos announces the lifting of the nightly curfew and the travel ban as his first step towards relaxing the restrictions imposed under martial law
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/517/today-in-philippine-history-august-22-1977-the-nightly-curfew-imposed-under-the-martial-law-was-lifted

2009: A North Korean delegation paying a rare visit to South Korea to mourn former president Kim Dae-Jung holds breakthrough talks with a government minister. The meeting is the first since a conservative government came to power in Seoul in February
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8215563.stm

2009: Pakistan’s Taliban movement has named Hakimullah Mehsud, a close associate of ex-leader Baitullah Mehsud, as its new leader
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8216062.stm

2010: The Indian and Japanese foreign ministers hold talks on a civil nuclear co-operation agreement. The Japanese minister, Katsuya Okada, said the decision to start negotiations had been one of the toughest he had ever had to make
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-11050615

2011: North Korea seizes South’s Mount Kumgang resort assets, giving South Koreans 72 hours to leave the resort which lies just inside North Korea. The resort used to be a symbol of co-operation between the two Koreas and a key source of hard currency for Pyongyang
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-14611873

2012: Death of Paul Shan Kuo-hsi, Taiwanese cardinal and bishop, born on December 3, 1923
https://taiwantoday.tw/news.php?unit=10,23,45,10&post=19608

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ALfmWUo29xg

2015 : Ieng Thirith, ‘First Lady’ of Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge dies while facing charges of genocide, crimes against humanity
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2015/08/khmer-rouge-lady-ieng-thirith-dies-cambodia-genocide-150822091441396.html

2015 : Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev visits the Kuril islands, prompting a swift rebuke from Tokyo, which claims sovereignty over the archipelago in a long-running dispute
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/asia/2015-08/22/content_15307412.html

2016: Singapore Former President S R Nathan dies, aged 92
http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/former-president-sr-nathan-dies-aged-92

2016: Protests « welcome » Chinese communist leader Sha Hailin visit to Taipei
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Protests-welcome-Chinese-communist-leader’s-visit-to-Taipei-38367.html

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 22 August in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 22 AUGUST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 22, 2019

1875: The Treaty of Saint Petersburg between Japan and Russia, signed on May 7, is ratified, providing for the exchange of Sakhalin for the Kuril Islands
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Saint_Petersburg_(1875)
https://howlingpixel.com/wiki/Treaty_of_Saint_Petersburg_(1875)

1875-05-07 St Petersbourg

 1910: Japan annexes Korea with the signing of the Japan-Korea Annexation Treaty. The name Korea was abolished and replaced with the ancient name Joseon
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japan-Korea_Annexation_Treaty
http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Japan-Korea_Annexation_Treaty

1942: Brazil declares war on Germany, Japan & Italy

1945: In China, the Soviet forces enter Port-Arthur

 

On 22 August in South Asian history

ON 22 AUGUST IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 22, 2019

1639: Madras (now Chennai), India, is founded by the British East India Company on a sliver of land bought from local Nayak rulers
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/22nd-august-1639-madras-now-chennai-is-founded-by-the-east-india-company

1894: Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi founds the Natal Indian Congress which later will ally itself with the African National Congress
http://www.sahistory.org.za/organisations/natal-indian-congress-nic

1924: Birth of Ada Jafri, Pakistani poet and author who died on March 12, 2015
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ada_Jafri
http://www.poemhunter.com/ada-jafri/biography/

1951: Birth of Chandra Prakash Mainali, Nepalese communist politician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chandra_Prakash_Mainali

Chandra Prakash Mainali

1955: Birth of Chiranjeevi, Telugu film actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chiranjeevi
http://www.ndtv.com/topic/chiranjeevi

2009: Pakistan’s Taliban movement has named Hakimullah Mehsud, a close associate of ex-leader Baitullah Mehsud, as its new leader
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8216062.stm

2010: The Indian and Japanese foreign ministers hold talks on a civil nuclear co-operation agreement. The Japanese minister, Katsuya Okada, said the decision to start negotiations had been one of the toughest he had ever had to make
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-11050615

 

On 22 August in Southeast Asian history

ON 22 AUGUST IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 22, 2019

1965: Birth of Chen Liping, Singaporean actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chen_Liping


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rdf24QLmTZo

1977 : President Ferdinand Marcos announces the lifting of the nightly curfew and the travel ban as his first step towards relaxing the restrictions imposed under martial law
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/517/today-in-philippine-history-august-22-1977-the-nightly-curfew-imposed-under-the-martial-law-was-lifted

2015 : Ieng Thirith, ‘First Lady’ of Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge dies while facing charges of genocide, crimes against humanity
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2015/08/khmer-rouge-lady-ieng-thirith-dies-cambodia-genocide-150822091441396.html

2016: Singapore Former President S R Nathan dies, aged 92
http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/former-president-sr-nathan-dies-aged-92
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/s-r-nathan-the/3064912.html

 

On 22 August in Japan’s history

ON 22 AUGUST IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on August 22, 2019

1155: Death of Japanese Emperor Konoe (1142-1155), born on June 16, 1139
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Konoe

1875: The Treaty of Saint Petersburg between Japan and Russia, signed on May 7, is ratified, providing for the exchange of Sakhalin for the Kuril Islands
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Saint_Petersburg_(1875)
https://howlingpixel.com/wiki/Treaty_of_Saint_Petersburg_(1875)

1875-05-07 St Petersbourg

1910: Japan annexes Korea with the signing of the Japan-Korea Annexation Treaty. The name Korea was abolished and replaced with the ancient name Joseon
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japan-Korea_Annexation_Treaty
http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Japan-Korea_Annexation_Treaty

1942: Brazil declares war on Germany, Japan & Italy

1967: Birth of Yukiko Okada, Japanese idol singer who committed suicide on 8 April 1986
http://jpop.wikia.com/wiki/Okada_Yukiko

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2d3daj-xsvU

1981: Birth of Saito Takumi, Japanese actor and model
http://asianmediawiki.com/Takumi_Saito

2010: The Indian and Japanese foreign ministers hold talks on a civil nuclear co-operation agreement. The Japanese minister, Katsuya Okada, said the decision to start negotiations had been one of the toughest he had ever had to make
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-11050615

2015 : Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev visits the Kuril islands, prompting a swift rebuke from Tokyo, which claims sovereignty over the archipelago in a long-running dispute
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/asia/2015-08/22/content_15307412.html

On 22 August in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 22 AUGUST IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on August 22, 2019

1861: Death of Xianfeng, 8th emperor of the Qing dynasty since 1850, born on July 17, 1831
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xianfeng

1888: Birth of Du Yuesheng, boss of Shanghai mafia, who died on August 16, 1951
http://streetsofshanghai.pbworks.com/w/page/18638675/Du%20Yuesheng

1904: Birth of Deng Xiaoping, leader of China (1978-1997), who died on February 19, 1997
http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/data/people/dengxiaoping.shtml
https://www.biography.com/political-figure/deng-xiaoping

1945: In China, the Soviet forces enter Port-Arthur

1967: In Beijing, during the Cultural Revolution, the British embassy is set on fire
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/peking-embassy-siege-veterans-recall-the-red-guards-summer-of-hate-1245933.html
https://roomfordiplomacy.com/beijing-3-1950-1972/

1967-08-22 Ambassade britannique

2012: Death of Paul Shan Kuo-hsi, Taiwanese cardinal and bishop, born on December 3, 1923
https://taiwantoday.tw/news.php?unit=10,23,45,10&post=19608

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ALfmWUo29xg

2016: Protests « welcome » Chinese communist leader Sha Hailin visit to Taipei
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Protests-welcome-Chinese-communist-leader’s-visit-to-Taipei-38367.html