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On 15 September in Asian history

OFFICIAL U.S. MARINE CORPS PHOTO 192048

ON 15 SEPTEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 15, 2019

767: Birth of Saichō, Japanese Buddhist monk who died on June 26, 822
http://templesofjapan.com/Dengyo-Daishi-Saicho.html
http://www.tendai.or.jp/english/

1762: Empress Go-Sakuramachi, 117th Emperor of Japan, ascends to the throne
http://everything2.com/index.pl?node=Go-Sakuramachi

1860: Birth of Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvarayya, Indian engineer who died on April 14, 1962
http://www.karnataka.com/personalities/visvesvaraya/

1876: Birth of Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay, Indian novelist, who died on January 16, 1938
http://bengalonline.sitemarvel.com/saratchandra.html

1892: Birth of Silpa Bhirasri an Italian man who was the father of modern arts in Thailand. Died on May 14, 1962
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silpa_Bhirasri

1894: Battle of Pyongyang during the first Sino-Japanese war for the control of Korea kingdom. Japan defeats China


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Pyongyang_(1894)
http://populargusts.blogspot.com/2006/08/dancing-girls-war-and-missionaries.html
http://sinojapanesewar.com/pyongyang.htm

1898: Following the declaration of independence from Spain on June 12, 1898 by the Revolutionary Government, a congress is opened in Malolos, Bulacan Province to draw up a constitution for the First Philippine Republic
http://philippineamericanwar.webs.com/maloloscongress.htm
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1608/today-in-philippine-history-september-15-1898-the-malolos-congress-convened-in-barasoain-church-in-Malolos

1898-09-15-malolos-congress

1906: Major Dutch advance on Bali begins. Netherlands Indies fleet anchors off Sanur

1909: Birth of Conjeevaram Natarajan Annadurai, Tamil Nadu first non Congress chief minister (1967-1969), who died on February 3, 1969
http://www.india9.com/i9show/Kanchipuram-Natarajan-Annadurai-70119.htm
http://tamilelibrary.org/teli/anna.html

1915: In Shanghai, New Youth (La Jeunesse) – an influential Chinese revolutionary magazine is founded by Chen Duxiu (La Jeunesse, or New Youth was an influential Chinese revolutionary magazine in the 1920s that played an important role during the May Fourth Movement)
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/8938.html

1921: The Baron Roman Ungern von Sternberg , Russian counter-revolutionary, head of Mongolia, hand over to the Soviet Red Army by his own troops, is shot. Born on January 22, 1886
http://madmonarchist.blogspot.fr/2010/09/death-of-mad-baron.html

1926: Birth of Shohei Imamura, Japanese film director who died on May 30, 2006
http://sensesofcinema.com/2003/great-directors/imamura/
http://asiasociety.org/new-york/vengeance-shohei-imamura-film-series
 Shohei Imamura 1

1932: Signature of Japan-Manchukuo protocol. Japan officially recognizes Manchukuo
http://www.ibiblio.org/pha/policy/pre-war/320915a.html
http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675035156_N-Muto_Mikado’s-Major-Generals_pose-for-photo_Henry-Ru-Yi
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/8944.html

1935: Manuel L. Quezon is elected first President of the Commonwealth of the Philippines
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philippine_presidential_election,_1935

1942: The U.S. aircraft carrier USS Wasp is torpedoed at Guadalcanal
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Wasp_(CV-7)
https://edition.cnn.com/2019/03/19/us/uss-wasp-shipwreck-discovered-trnd/index.html?

1944: In first stage of Operation Stalemate in the Palau archipelo, the Battle of Peleliu begins as the United States Marine Corps’ 1st Marine Division and the United States Army’s 81st Infantry Division hit White and Orange beaches under heavy fire from Japanese infantry and artillery

OFFICIAL U.S. MARINE CORPS PHOTO 192048

 http://www.militaryhistoryonline.com/wwii/peleliu/default.aspx
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Peleliu
http://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii/battle-of-Peleliu
http://worldwar2headquarters.com/HTML/museums/lvt-museum/battle-peleliu.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=37wU96lB2uU

1947: In China civil war, Manchuria is totally isolated by the communists

1950: During the Korean War, United States forces, under the command of general Douglas MacArthur, land at Incheon, Korea, taking the North Korean invaders by rear
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/september/15/newsid_3633000/3633301.stm

1952: Signature of a new agreement between China and Soviet Union

1956: Opening of the VIIIth congress of the Chinese Communist Party, the first since the 1949 communist victory

1958: The Chinese communist party announces that the People’s commune system on test in five provinces will be extended to all the country
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/People’s_commune

1958: Following the September 6 Chinese offer, resuming of the Sino-US negotiations in Varsovia

1967: Birth of Ramya Krishnan, Indian Actress
http://www.filmibeat.com/celebs/ramya-krishnan/biography.html

1972: Birth of Kit Chan, Singaporean singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kit_Chan

1974: Air Vietnam flight 706 is hijacked, then crashes while attempting to land with 75 on board
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Air_Vietnam_Flight_706

1975: Death of Feng Zikai, Chinese painter and writer, born on November 9, 1898
http://wiki.china.org.cn/wiki/index.php/Feng_Zikai
http://www.chinaonlinemuseum.com/painting-feng-zikai.php

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cFpz0B5ipnE

1977: Birth of Angela Aki, Japanese singer-songwriter
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angela_Aki

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BtZotUnQpz0

1999: The United nations security Council authorizes the use of an international force in East Timor
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/447639.stm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/447859.stm

2003: Cardinal Jaime Sin, archbishop of Manila is succeeded by Gaudencio Barbon Rosales
http://www.catholicnewsagency.com/resource.php?n=235

2011: The Malaysian government will abolish the Internal Security Act (ISA) and the Emergency Ordinance, a relic of British colonial rule which allow indefinite detention without trial, PM Najib says
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2011/09/2011915175316820968.html

2012: Angry protesters stage sometimes violent anti-Japanese demonstrations in cities across China, amid escalating tensions over disputed islands in the East China Sea
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-19609945

2013: In elections in Macau, democrats secure just two out of the 14 directly-elected seats in the city’s lawmaking body, down from three in the previous election in 2009

2016: Japan’s Democratic Party selects acting leader Renho as its new leader, making the 48-year-old the first woman to head the nation’s main opposition party
http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/east-asia/article/2019655/half-taiwanese-renho-becomes-first-woman-lead-japans-main
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/sep/15/japanese-opposition-party-elects-first-female-leader

2017: Cambodia PM calls on US to withdraw Peace Corps volunteers
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/breaking-hun-sen-suggests-us-embassy-pull-out-peace-corps-volunteers


Holidays and observances

India: Engineer’s Day

Thailand: Silpa Bhirasri Day

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 15 September in Asian history

OFFICIAL U.S. MARINE CORPS PHOTO 192048

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 15 SEPTEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 15, 2019

1894: Battle of Pyongyang during the first Sino-Japanese war for the control of Korea kingdom. Japan defeats China

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Pyongyang
http://populargusts.blogspot.com/2006/08/dancing-girls-war-and-missionaries.html
http://sinojapanesewar.com/pyongyang.htm

1906: Major Dutch advance on Bali begins. Netherlands Indies fleet anchors off Sanur

1932: Signature of Japan-Manchukuo protocol. Japan officially recognizes Manchukuo
http://www.ibiblio.org/pha/policy/pre-war/320915a.html
http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675035156_N-Muto_Mikado’s-Major-Generals_pose-for-photo_Henry-Ru-Yi

1942: The U.S. aircraft carrier USS Wasp is torpedoed at Guadalcanal
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Wasp_(CV-7)
https://edition.cnn.com/2019/03/19/us/uss-wasp-shipwreck-discovered-trnd/index.html?

1944: In first stage of Operation Stalemate in the Palau archipelo, the Battle of Peleliu begins as the United States Marine Corps’ 1st Marine Division and the United States Army’s 81st Infantry Division hit White and Orange beaches under heavy fire from Japanese infantry and artillery

OFFICIAL U.S. MARINE CORPS PHOTO 192048http://www.militaryhistoryonline.com/wwii/peleliu/default.aspx
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Peleliu
http://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii/battle-of-Peleliu
http://worldwar2headquarters.com/HTML/museums/lvt-museum/battle-peleliu.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=37wU96lB2uU

1947: In China civil war, Manchuria is totally isolated by the communists

1950: During the Korean War, United States forces, under the command of general Douglas MacArthur, land at Incheon, Korea, taking the North Korean invaders by rear
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/september/15/newsid_3633000/3633301.stm

1958: Following the September 6 Chinese offer, resuming of the Sino-US negotiations in Varsovia

1999: The United nations security Council authorizes the use of an international force in East Timor
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/447639.stm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/447859.stm

2012: Angry protesters stage sometimes violent anti-Japanese demonstrations in cities across China, amid escalating tensions over disputed islands in the East China Sea
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-19609945

On 15 September in South Asian history

ON 15 SEPTEMBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on September 15, 2019

1860: Birth of Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvarayya, Indian engineer who died on April 14, 1962
http://www.karnataka.com/personalities/visvesvaraya/

1876: Birth of Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay, Indian novelist, who died on January 16, 1938
http://bengalonline.sitemarvel.com/saratchandra.html

1909: Birth of Conjeevaram Natarajan Annadurai, Tamil Nadu first non Congress chief minister (1967-1969), who died on February 3, 1969
http://www.india9.com/i9show/Kanchipuram-Natarajan-Annadurai-70119.htm
http://tamilelibrary.org/teli/anna.html

1967: Birth of Ramya Krishnan, Indian Actress
http://www.filmibeat.com/celebs/ramya-krishnan/biography.html

Holidays and observances

India: Engineer’s Day

On 15 September in Southeast Asian history

1898-09-15-malolos-congress

ON 15 SEPTEMBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 15, 2019

1892: Birth of Silpa Bhirasri an Italian man who was the father of modern arts in Thailand. Died on May 14, 1962
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silpa_Bhirasri

1898: Following the declaration of independence from Spain on June 12, 1898 by the Revolutionary Government, a congress is opened in Malolos, Bulacan Province to draw up a constitution for the First Philippine Republic
http://philippineamericanwar.webs.com/maloloscongress.htm
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1608/today-in-philippine-history-september-15-1898-the-malolos-congress-convened-in-barasoain-church-in-Malolos

1898-09-15-malolos-congress

1906: Major Dutch advance on Bali begins. Netherlands Indies fleet anchors off Sanur

1935: Manuel L. Quezon is elected first President of the Commonwealth of the Philippines
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philippine_presidential_election,_1935

1972: Birth of Kit Chan, Singaporean singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kit_Chan

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O7g-PUjbusQ

1974: Air Vietnam flight 706 is hijacked, then crashes while attempting to land with 75 on board
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Air_Vietnam_Flight_706

1999: The United nations security Council authorizes the use of an international force in East Timor
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/447639.stm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/447859.stm

2003: Cardinal Jaime Sin, archbishop of Manila is succeeded by Gaudencio Barbon Rosales
http://www.catholicnewsagency.com/resource.php?n=235

2011: The Malaysian government will abolish the Internal Security Act (ISA) and the Emergency Ordinance, a relic of British colonial rule which allow indefinite detention without trial, PM Najib says
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2011/09/2011915175316820968.html

2017: Cambodia PM calls on US to withdraw Peace Corps volunteers
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/breaking-hun-sen-suggests-us-embassy-pull-out-peace-corps-volunteers

 

Holidays and observances

Thailand: Silpa Bhirasri Day

On 15 September in Japan’s history

ON 15 SEPTEMBER IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

To see another date, on Internet (Google…) type “On (date + month) in Japan’s history”

Updated on September 15, 2019

767: Birth of Saichō, Japanese Buddhist monk who died on June 26, 822
http://templesofjapan.com/Dengyo-Daishi-Saicho.html
http://www.uhpress.hawaii.edu/p-1866-9780824823719.aspx
http://www.tendai.or.jp/english/

1762: Empress Go-Sakuramachi, 117th Emperor of Japan, ascends to the throne
http://everything2.com/index.pl?node=Go-Sakuramachi

1894: Battle of Pyongyang during the first Sino-Japanese war for the control of Korea kingdom. Japan defeats China

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Pyongyang
http://populargusts.blogspot.com/2006/08/dancing-girls-war-and-missionaries.html
http://sinojapanesewar.com/pyongyang.htm

1926: Birth of Shohei Imamura, Japanese film director who died on May 30, 2006
http://sensesofcinema.com/2003/great-directors/imamura/
http://asiasociety.org/new-york/vengeance-shohei-imamura-film-series
 Shohei Imamura 1

1932: Signature of Japan-Manchukuo protocol. Japan officially recognizes Manchukuo
http://www.ibiblio.org/pha/policy/pre-war/320915a.html
http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675035156_N-Muto_Mikado’s-Major-Generals_pose-for-photo_Henry-Ru-Yi
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/8944.html

1942: The U.S. aircraft carrier USS Wasp is torpedoed at Guadalcanal
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Wasp_(CV-7)
https://edition.cnn.com/2019/03/19/us/uss-wasp-shipwreck-discovered-trnd/index.html?

1944: In first stage of Operation Stalemate in the Palau archipelo, the Battle of Peleliu begins as the United States Marine Corps’ 1st Marine Division and the United States Army’s 81st Infantry Division hit White and Orange beaches under heavy fire from Japanese infantry and artillery
http://www.militaryhistoryonline.com/wwii/peleliu/default.aspx
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Peleliu
http://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii/battle-of-Peleliu
http://worldwar2headquarters.com/HTML/museums/lvt-museum/battle-peleliu.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=37wU96lB2uU

1977: Birth of Angela Aki, Japanese singer-songwriter
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angela_Aki

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BtZotUnQpz0

2012: Angry protesters stage sometimes violent anti-Japanese demonstrations in cities across China, amid escalating tensions over disputed islands in the East China Sea
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-19609945

2016:  Japan’s Democratic Party selects acting leader Renho as its new leader, making the 48-year-old the first woman to head the nation’s main opposition party
http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/east-asia/article/2019655/half-taiwanese-renho-becomes-first-woman-lead-japans-main
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/sep/15/japanese-opposition-party-elects-first-female-leader

 

On 15 September in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 15 SEPTEMBER IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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

Updated on September 15, 2019

1894: Battle of Pyongyang during the first Sino-Japanese war for the control of Korea kingdom. Japan defeats China
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Pyongyang
http://populargusts.blogspot.com/2006/08/dancing-girls-war-and-missionaries.html
http://sinojapanesewar.com/pyongyang.htm

1915: In Shanghai, New Youth (La Jeunesse) – An influential Chinese revolutionary magazine is founded by Chen Duxiu (La Jeunesse, or New Youth was an influential Chinese revolutionary magazine in the 1920s that played an important role during the May Fourth Movement)
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/8938.html

1921: The Baron Roman Ungern von Sternberg , Russian counter-revolutionary, head of Mongolia, hand over to the Soviet Red Army by his own troops, is shot. Born on January 22, 1886
http://madmonarchist.blogspot.fr/2010/09/death-of-mad-baron.html

1932: Signature of Japan-Manchukuo protocol. Japan officially recognizes Manchukuo
http://www.ibiblio.org/pha/policy/pre-war/320915a.html
http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675035156_N-Muto_Mikado’s-Major-Generals_pose-for-photo_Henry-Ru-Yi
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/8944.html

1947: In China civil war, Manchuria is totally isolated by the communists

1952: Signature of a new agreement between China and Soviet Union

1956: Opening of the VIIIth congress of the Chinese Communist Party, the first since the 1949 communist victory

1958: The Chinese communist party announces that the People’s commune system on test in five provinces will be extended to all the country
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/People’s_commune

1958: Following the September 6 Chinese offer, resuming of the Sino-US negotiations in Varsovia

1975: Death of Feng Zikai, Chinese painter and writer, born on November 9, 1898
http://wiki.china.org.cn/wiki/index.php/Feng_Zikai
http://www.chinaonlinemuseum.com/painting-feng-zikai.php

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cFpz0B5ipnE

1980: Birth of Jolin Tsai, Taiwanese pop singer
http://www.asiafinest.com/chinese/jolin-tsai.htm

2009: Taiwan’s former president Chen Shui-bian says the life sentence he was handed by a court was ‘invalid’ and reiterated claims that his case was politically motivated

2012: Angry protesters stage sometimes violent anti-Japanese demonstrations in cities across China, amid escalating tensions over disputed islands in the East China Sea
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-19609945

2013: In elections in Macau, democrats secure just two out of the 14 directly-elected seats in the city’s lawmaking body, down from three in the previous election in 2009