On 10 May in Asian history

ON 10 MAY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on May 10, 2017

28 BCE: A sunspot is observed by Han Dynasty astronomers during the reign of Emperor Cheng of Han, one of the earliest dated sunspot observations in China

689: Death of Kusakabe, Japanese crown prince, born in 662
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince_Kusakabe

1265: Birth of Fushimi, 92nd emperor of Japan (1287-1298) who died on 8 October 1317
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Fushimi

1424: Death of Go-Kameyama, 99th emperor of Japan (1383-1992), born in 1347
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Go-Kameyama

1661: Birth of Jahandar Sha 1, Mughal emperor of India (1712-1713), who died in February 1713
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jahandar_Shah

1737: Death of Nakamikado, 114th emperor of Japan (1709-1735), born on 14 January 1702
http://everything2.com/e2node/Nakamikado

1756: Birth of Singu Min, King of Burma, who died on February 6, 1782
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Singu_Min

1824: A British army under Commodore Charles Grant and Major-General Sir Archibald Campbell, enters the Rangoon River, and anchors off the town of Rangoon. After initial resistance Rangoon will surrender
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Anglo-Burmese_War
http://www.donaldheald.com/pages/books/16521/lieutenant-joseph-moore-captain-frederick-marryat/view-of-the-landing-at-rangoon-of-part-of-the-combined-forces-from-bengal-and-madras-under-the-orders

1833: The desecration of the grave of the viceroy of southern Vietnam Le Van Duyet by Emperor Minh Mang provokes his adopted son to start a revolt
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Le_Van_Duyet

1849: Death of Japanese painter Hokusai Katsushika, born on 31st October 1760

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hokusai
https://www.google.fr/search?q=Hokusai+Katsushika&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&prmd=imvnso&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=A2SqT7PQEqSt0QWZppQN&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&ved=0CBUQ_AUoAQ&biw=1192&bih=543

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g3FhFewRCY0&hl=fr

1855: Birth of Yukteswar Giri, Indian guru and educator who died on March 9, 1936
http://www.kriya.org/about__guru.php?id=3
http://www.angelfire.com/yt/Yukteswar/

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wFCK7d0RyO4

1857: In India, the first war of independence begins in Meerut barracks by the revolt of Sepoys against their commanding officers


 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_Mutiny
http://www.columbia.edu/itc/mealac/pritchett/00routesdata/1800_1899/1857revolt/meerut/meerut.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/10-may-1857-the-first-war-of-independence-began

1863: Birth of Upendrakishore Ray, Bengali writer, painter, violin player and composer who died on December 20, 1915
http://www.indianetzone.com/56/upendrakishore_ray_chauduri.htm
http://blog.rarh.in/?p=184
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Upendrakishore_Ray

1886: Birth of Felix Manalo, Philippine Founder and 1st Executive Minister of the Iglesia ni Cristo, who died on April 12, 1963
http://www.letusreason.org/Iglesia2.htm

1897: Death of Andrès Bonifacio, the founder of the Katipunan secret organization in the Philippines, executed by Aguildano soldiers
http://www.loc.gov/rr/hispanic/1898/bonifacio.html
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1123/today-in-philippine-history-may-10-1897-andres-bonifacio-was-executed-for-being-guilty-of-treason-and-sedition

Andrés Bonifacio

1899: Birth of Zhang Daqiang, Chinese painter, who died on April 12, 1983
http://www.chinaonlinemuseum.com/painting-zhang-daqian.php
http://www.lingnanart.com/2013_ChineseMaster/ZhangDaQian/Master_ZhangDaQian.htm

Zhang Daqian 2

1927: Birth of Nayantara Sahgal, Indian author
http://www.loc.gov/acq/ovop/delhi/salrp/nayantarasahgal.html

1938: Birth of Dang Nhat Minh, Vietnamese director
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dang_Nhat_Minh

Dang Nhat Minh

1940: Dutch-Indies governor Van Starkenborch proclaims end of state of siege

1942: The Thai Phayap Army invades the Shan States during the Burma Campaign
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burma_Campaign
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phayap_Army

1948: First legislative elections in South Korea. Syngman Rhee sets up a government
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_Korean_Constitutional_Assembly_election,_1948

1948: The Republic of China implements « temporary provisions » granting President Chiang Kai-shek extended powers to deal with the Communist uprising; they will remain in effect until 1991. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Temporary_Provisions_Effective_During_the_Period_of_Communist_Rebellion

1951: Death of Shastriji Maharaj, Indian spiritual leader, born January 1865
http://www.swaminarayan.org/shastrijimaharaj/

1962: Death of Shunroku Hata, Japanese field marshal, born on July 26, 1879
http://ww2db.com/person_bio.php?person_id=677

1963: Birth of A. Raja, Indian politician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A._Raja

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6qXnxSxVaR4

1968: Preliminary Vietnam peace talks begin in Paris between American and North Vietnamese

1969: In Vietnam, the National Liberation Front bombs more than 150 targets and launches many assaults around Saigon while US launch Apache operation
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/operation-apache-snow-is-launched

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B5fWw4QrBKo

1969: During the Vietnam War, during the Apache Snow operation,: the Battle of Dong Ap Bia begins with an assault on Hill 937. It will ultimately become known as Hamburger Hill, up to May 20


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Hamburger_Hill
http://www.historynet.com/battle-for-hamburger-hill-during-the-vietnam-war.htm
https://ehistory.osu.edu/articles/battle-dong-ap-bia-hill-937-10-21-may-1969-battle-hamburger-hill

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wYyOk0uqOgQ

1974: Birth of Liu Fang, Chinese pipa player
http://www.liufangmusic.net/English/biography.html

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

1975: Birth of Shin Jung-hwan, Korean singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shin_Jung-hwan

1977: Birth of Denise Ho, Hong Kong singer
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Denise_Ho

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TZtefJlWa6o

1979: Birth of Lee Hyori, South Korean singer
http://www.asiafinest.com/korean/hyori.htm
http://yummycelebrities.com/2006/01/18/lee-hyori/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5PfHhFbd84A

1985: In India, during two days, around 30 bomb attacks in public transports of the capital and four neighboring cities by Sikh extremists

1988: Death of Chinese writer Shen Congwen, born on 28 December 1902
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shen_Congwen
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4256.html

1990: The Chinese government releases 211 Tiananmen Square prisoners, but also declares that over 400 others are still being investigated while being held in custody
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/china-releases-tiananmen-square-prisoners

1992: Birth of Zia Marquez, Filipina actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zia_Marquez

1993: Birth of Mirai Shida, Japanese actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mirai_Shida

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ILN38JH-JXg

2001: Death of Sudhakarrao Naik, Indian politician, born on August 21, 1934
http://www.banjaratimes.com/12248/12290.html

2002: Death of Kaifi Azmi, Indian poet and songwriter, born on January 14, 1919
http://www.iloveindia.com/literature/urdu/poets/kaifi-azmi.html

2004: In Japan, Naoto Kan resigns as chairman of the Democratic Party of Japan
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/3249613.stm

2004: Philippine president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo is elected with 39,5 % of the votes, against 36,6 %  for her main rival, the actor Fernando Poe
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fernando_Poe,_Jr
http://www.nndb.com/people/278/000047137/

2006: Death of Raizo Matsuno, Japanese politician, born on 12 February 1917
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raizo_Matsuno

2007: In an interview with a foreign press agency, former Vietnam’s premier Vo Van Kiet urge the communist party leaders to talk with political dissidents
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/6638347.stm

2008: In Burma, the military junta organizes a referendum on a new constitution in its favor
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2008-05/10/content_8138927.htm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7408738.stm

2009: Wan Yanhai, the best-known Chinese AIDS activist and his family flee to USA
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wan_Yanhai

2010: Presidential election in the Philippines Benigno Aquino junior III (Noynoy) is elected with 42 % of the votes
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2010/06/20106941734617825.html

2010: The senior US diplomat for East Asia and the Pacific has warned Myanmar’s government against buying weapons from North Korea, calling on the country to abide by UN sanctions prohibiting such transactions
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2010/05/201051125758430876.html

2011: US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has criticised China’s crackdown on dissent as « a fool’s errand », saying Beijing is trying to halt history
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-13353199
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-13358081

2016: Bangladesh executes Islamist leader Motiur Rahman Nizami for committing war crimes during the 1971 liberation war against Pakistan
http://www.dw.com/en/top-islamist-leader-motiur-rahman-nizami-hanged-in-bangladesh/a-19248272
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-36261197

2016: In North Korea, Kim Jong-un is made chairman of Workers’ Party with over 3,000 participants unanimously supporting the motion
http://worldaffairsjournal.org/content/kim-jong-un-made-chairman-workers%E2%80%99-party



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