On 13 June in Asian history

ON 13 JUNE IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on June 13, 2018

1256: Death of Tankei, Japanese sculptor, born in 1173
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tankei
http://freakytrigger.co.uk/japanese-arts/sculpture/tankei.htm

Tankei

1584: Birth of Miyamoto Musashi, Legendary Samurai warrior, artist, and author of The Book of Five Rings who died on June 13, 1645
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miyamoto_Musashi

1645: Death of Miyamoto Musashi, Japanese sworsdman, born on June 13, 1584
http://www.samurai-archives.com/musashi.html

1858: The Sino-Russian Treaty of Tianjin is signed. One of several others treaties under the same name with France, Great-Britain and the United States
http://www.todayinchinesehistory.com/06-13-6737

1900: China’s Boxer Rebellion against foreigners and Chinese Christians erupts into violence in Beijing after Baron von Kettler, the German minister to China killed a man with his walking stic
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Boxer_Rebellion

1905: Birth of  Xian Xinghai, Chinese composer (The Yellow River), who died on October 30, 1945
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xian_Xinghai


http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x396th_yellow-river-lang-lang

1928: Birth of Li Ka-shing, Hongkong billionaire
http://www.woopidoo.com/biography/li-ka-shing/index.htm

1931: Death of Shibasaburo Kitasato, Japanese physician, born on January 29, 1853
http://www.discoveriesinmedicine.com/General-Information-and-Biographies/Kitasato-Shibasaburo.html

1935: Birth of Samak Sundaravej, shortly Thai Prime Minister in 2008, who died on November 24, 2009
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7212682.stm

1944: Birth of Ban Ki-moon, former United Nations General Secretary
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ban_Ki-moon

1948: Death of Osamu Dazai, Japanese writer, born on June 19, 1909
http://smartcontentz.hubpages.com/hub/Osamu-Dazai-a-Japanese-Rebel-with-a-Cause-A-Review-of-Return-to-Tsugaru

1949: Former emperor Bao Dai arrives in Saigon after three years in self exile in Hong Kong
https://www.mtholyoke.edu/acad/intrel/pentagon/pent5.htm

1951: U.N. troops seized Pyongyang, North Korea
http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/2831019

1952: Soviet mission in Tokyo loses its diplomatic status

1958: China’s first atomic reactor, built with Russian help, begins operating

1969: Soviet Union refuses to resume border talks with China

1971: The New York Times begins publication of the Pentagon Papers on Vietnam War
https://www.politico.com/story/2013/06/new-york-times-begins-to-publish-sections-of-pentagon-papers-june-13-1971-092666
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/20/us/pentagon-papers-post.html

1973: US Kissinger and North Vietnamese Le Duc Tho sign a new peace agreement
https://history.state.gov/historicaldocuments/frus1969-76v42/d67

1978: Birth of Mikako Ichikawa, Japanese actress and model
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0406732/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mikako_Ichikawa

 

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

1978: Death of modern novelist Liu Qing
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/5701.html

1997: Death of Nguyen Manh Tuong, Vietnamese lawyer and intellectual, born in 1909
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nguyen_Manh_Tuong

1999: Death of Yoshiki Iwama, Japanese screenwriter, born on October 1929
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0412534/

2000: In Pyongyang, start of the first inter-Korean summit since 1953, between Kim Dae-jung and Kim Jong-il (up to 15)

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2000/jun/14/northkorea3
http://www.hartford-hwp.com/archives/55a/index-cba.html


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eS_d7nwFMA0

2002: François Cheng is the first China-born writer to join the prestigious French Académie Française
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fran%C3%A7ois_Cheng

2002-06-13 François Cheng

2002: In Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai is elected chairman of the Loya Jirga
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/1782079.stm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/2043606.stm

2002: In Nepal, Defense minister says that security forces killed 500 Maoist rebels

2003: Death of Malik Meraj Khalid, former caretaker Prime Minister of Pakistan (November 1996-February 1997)
http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/2003/jul/31/guardianobituaries.pakistan
http://www.dawn.com/news/106497/meraj-khalid-passes-away

2006 : Death of Hiroyuki Iwaki, Japanese conductor, born on September 6, 1932
http://www.theage.com.au/news/arts/great-conductor-dies-in-japan-at-73/2006/06/13/1149964531464.html

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aMdN9jSp8-I

2008: China and Taiwan sign a landmark deal on tourism
http://gulfnews.com/news/asia/china/china-taiwan-sign-formal-agreement-on-charter-flights-tourism-1.111691
http://www.kuna.net.kw/ArticlePrintPage.aspx?id=1916385&language=en

2009: North Korea warns that it will increase its nuclear activities and could launch military action against the US and allies after the UN Security Council announced new sanctions over last month’s atomic test
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2009/06/200961361534368421.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8098484.stm

2010: Pakistani officials reject allegations that their country’s powerful intelligence agency still supports the Taliban and other Afghan insurgents after a paper from a Harvard academic accused the agency of continued links to the rebels
http://edition.cnn.com/2010/WORLD/asiapcf/06/13/afghanistan.taliban.isi/index.html

2010: A capsule of the Japanese spacecraft Hayabusa, containing particles of the asteroid 25143 Itokawa, returns to Earth.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/10285973

2011: Migrant workers clash with police for a third consecutive night outside the southern city of Guangzhou. About 1,000 protesters set fire to cars and damaged government buildings on Sunday night near the city in China’s manufacturing
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-13746989

2012: Death of Ustad Mehdi Hassan, Pakistan’s legendary classical singer who captivated millions of music fans across South Asia. He was 84
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2012/06/2012613105952254143.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-18421080

2012: Democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi leaves Burma on her first trip to Europe since 1988 to formally accept the Nobel Peace Prize that thrust her into the global limelight two decades ago.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/burmamyanmar/9328365/Aung-San-Suu-Kyi-heads-to-Europe-for-historic-trip-out-of-Burma.html

2014: Chinese police arrest prominent rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang
http://edition.cnn.com/2014/06/13/world/asia/china-human-rights-lawyer-arrest/index.html?hpt=ias_c2



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