On 12 June in Asian history

ON 12 JUNE IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on June 12, 2018

1107: Birth of Emperor Gaozong (1127-1162) of Chinese Song dynasty, who died on November 9, 1187
http://www.learnchinesehistory.com/emperor-gaozong-tang-dynasty/
http://islaminchina.wordpress.com/2007/10/16/emperor-gaozong-of-tang-dynasty-%E5%94%90%E9%AB%98%E5%AE%97/

1559: Birth of Yamamoto Tsunetomo, Japanese samurai who died on November 30, 1719
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yamamoto_Tsunetomo

1898: Philippine Declaration of independence by Emilio Aguinaldo (constitution of Malolos)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philippine_Declaration_of_Independence

http://www.msc.edu.ph/centennial/declaration.html
http://philippineamericanwar.webs.com/philippineindependence.htm
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1177/today-in-philippine-history-june-12-1898-aguinaldo-formally-proclaimed-the-philippine-independence-in-kawit-cavite

1905: The Servants of India Society is established in Pune, by Gopal Krishna Gokhale
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Servants_of_India_Society
http://indiatogether.org/stories/2002/rd1002.htm
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/gopal-krishna-gokhale.html

1929: Birth of Jameel Jalibi, Pakistani scholar, writer, and Urdu linguist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jameel_Jalibi

Jameel Jalibi

1930: Birth of Son Sen, Khmer Rouge leader, killed on Pol Pot order on June 10, 1997
 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Son_Sen

 

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

1932: Birth of Padmini, Indian actress who died on September 24, 2006
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Padmini_(actress)
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/12-june-1932-padmini-indian-film-actress-and-dancer-was-born

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x2QZeL69DiI&list=PLHxMpchGUGgUoVtEq46ggPRBtnTS-rxWv

1944: Chinese Communist leader Mao Zedong announces that he would support Nationalist leader Chiang Kai-shek in the war against Japan

1946: Death in a war camp in Malaya of Count Hisaichi Terauchi, Japanese fieldmarshal, born on August 8, 1879
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hisaichi_Terauchi

1948: The Singapore Federation of Trade Unions (SFTU) and the Pan Malayan Federation of Trade Unions (PMFTU) are outlawed

1951: In Burma, first legislative elections
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burmese_general_election,_1951%E2%80%9352

1952: The USSR declares the September 1951 San Francisco Peace Treaty with Japan invalid

1958: In Japan, second Nobosuke Kishi government
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Kishi_Nobusuke

1958: Burma’s premier since 1948 U Nu is replaced by Ba Swe
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ba_Swe

1962: In Laos, agreement between the three Princes leading to a coalition government

1962 : The « June 12 » Philippines Independence Day, is observed for the first time
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1653/today-in-philippine-history-june-12-1962-the-june-12-independence-day-was-observed-for-the-first-time

1965: In Saigon, military coup. General Thieu acts as head of state, an General Ky as chief of the government
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1965_South_Vietnamese_coup

1967: Tension between New Delhi and Beijing: Indian diplomats are accused of spying by China

1968: Birth of Htay Kywe, Burmese activist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Htay_Kywe

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JISfn-kZHPI

1970: Beginning of the Battle for the control of  Kompong Speu in Cambodia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Kompong_Speu
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/battle-for-control-of-kompong-speu-in-cambodia

15 Jun 1970, Along Highway 4, Kompong Speu, South Vietnam --- Kompong Speu, South Vietnam: At the Northern edge of town of Kompong Speu, 25 miles Southwest of Phnom Penh, fighting between Vietcong, North Vietnamese and Cambodian forces in the center of town is still continuing. Photo shows Cambodian soldiers are lined in position along Highway 4. --- Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS

1970: Birth of Lee Byung-hun, Korean actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lee_Byung-hun

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nNMh0RTjzpU

1973: Opening, in Seoul, of a two-day meeting of the coordination committee between the two Koreas

1975: Indian premier Indira Gandhi is found guilty of corruption and barred from holding office for six years
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/june/12/newsid_2511000/2511691.stm
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/indira-gandhi-convicted-of-election-fraud

1976: Death of Gopinath Kaviraj, Indian philosopher and scholar, born on September 7, 1887
https://cidabhasa.wordpress.com/2011/06/11/pt-gopinath-kaviraj-atribute/
http://www.anandamayi.org/devotees/f6.htm

Gopinath Kaviraj

1978: Death of Guo Moruo, Chinese writer
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Guo_Moruo
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/5679.html

Guo Moruo
1980: Death of Masayoshi Ohira, 68th Japanese Prime Minister from December 1978 to June 1980, born on March 12, 1910
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Masayoshi_%C5%8Chira

1987: Birth of Ryu Deok-hwan, South Korean actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ryu_Deok-hwan
http://www.cinemasie.com/en/fiche/personne/ryudeokhwan/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OVN6fe1OgSU

1991: Massacre of 152 minority Tamil civilians by the Sri Lankan Army in the village Kokkadichcholai near the eastern province town of Batticaloa, Sri Lanka
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1991_Kokkadichcholai_massacre

1996: In Bangladesh polls, BNP loses to Sheikh Hasina’s Awami League but emerges as the largest opposition party in the country’s parliamentary history with 116 seats
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bangladeshi_general_election,_June_1996

2007: Abu Dujana, leader of the military operations of the Jemaah Islamiyah is arrested in Java. He is supposed to be responsive for attacks against Marriot Hotel and the embassy of Australia
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2007/jun/13/indonesia.ianmackinnon
http://edition.cnn.com/2007/WORLD/asiapcf/06/12/indonesia.terror/

2009: The Security Council condemns the 25 May nuclear test by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and tightened sanctions widening the ban on arms imports-exports, and calling on Member States to inspect and destroy all banned cargo to and from that country on the high seas, at seaports and airports
http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2009/sc9679.doc.htm
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/americas/2009/06/200961216133166258.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8097370.stm
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/06/13/world/asia/13nations.html?_r=1&ref=asia
http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Korea/KF13Dg01.html

2017: Panama cuts ties with Taiwan in favour of China
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy-defence/article/2098038/panama-establishes-diplomatic-ties-china-blow-taiwan
http://www.theindependentbd.com/post/99210
http://focustaiwan.tw/news/aipl/201706130005.aspx


Holidays and observances

Philippines: Independence Day (Araw ng Kalayaan)



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