On 15 June in Asian history

ON 15 JUNE IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on June 15, 2019

1073: Death of Go-Sanjo, 71st emperor (1068-1073), born on September 3, 1034
 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Go-Sanj%C5%8D

1189: In Japan, Minamoto no Yoshitsune dies during the battle of Koromogawa
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minamoto_no_Yoshitsune
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Koromo_River

1410: In the decisive battle of Onon River, the Mongol forces of Oljei Temur are decimated by the Chinese armies of the Yongle Emperor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yongle_Emperor%27s_campaigns_against_the_Mongols
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%96ljei_Tem%C3%BCr_Khan

1659: Coronation of Mughol emperor Aurangzeb at Red Fort, Delhi
http://www.indhistory.com/aurangzeb-coronation.html

1763: Birth of Kobayashi Issa, Japanese haiku poet, who died on November 19, 1827
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kobayashi_Issa
http://haikuguy.com/issa/

1896: In Japan, a tsunami strikes Shinto festival on beach at Sanriku. 27,000 are killed, with 13,000 houses destroyed
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1896_Sanriku_earthquake

1913: During the Philippine-American War, The five days Battle of Bud Bagsak between the American and the Moro rebels concludes by a massacre
http://netwar.wordpress.com/2007/07/19/battle-of-bud-bagsak/
https://news.abs-cbn.com/blogs/opinions/06/15/16/opinion-the-battle-of-bud-bagsak

1913-06-15 battle of_bud bagsak

1918: Birth of Zhang Ruifang, Chinese actress, who died on June 28, 2012
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhang_Ruifang
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1278106/
http://www.chinesemovies.com.fr/acteurs_Zhang_Ruifang.htm

1919: Birth of Paul Joseph Pham Dình Tung, Vietnamese cardinal, emeritus archbishop of Hanoi who died on February 22, 2009
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Joseph_Pham_Dinh_Tung
http://www.catholic-pages.com/hierarchy/cardinals_bio.asp?ref=121

1926: Birth of Shigeru Kayano, Japanese Ainu activist, who died on 6 May 2006
 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shigeru_Kayano

Shigeru Kayano

1927: Birth of Ibn-e-Insha, Pakistani humorist and Urdu poet, who died on January 11, 1978
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ibn-e-Insha

1930: Birth of Hirayama Ikuo, Japanese painter who died on December 2, 2009
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ikuo_Hirayama
http://www.peramuseum.org/Exhibition/Ikuo-Hirayama/98 
http://www.buddhistchannel.tv/index.php?id=5,4869,0,0,1,0
http://www.google.fr/search?q=hirayama+ikuo&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&biw=979&bih=446&prmd=ivns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=EuD3TY3rM9GLhQfFl6CGDA&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&sqi=2&ved=0CBEQ_AUoAQ

1937: Birth of Anna Hazare, Indian activist
http://blogs.wsj.com/indiarealtime/2011/08/18/who-is-anna-hazare

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rStjjC-oP7M

1944: Beginning of the Battle of Saipan, in Mariana Islands, till July 9
http://www.battleofsaipan.com/seabee.htm
http://www.battleofsaipan.com/Saipan1944.htm
https://nationalinterest.org/blog/buzz/how-battle-saipan-ended-japanese-empire-66742?page=0%2C3

1944: First US B-29 raid against mainland Japan
http://www.rarenewspapers.com/view/619957
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bombing_of_Yawata_(June_1944)

1947: The All-India Congress accepts a British plan for the partition of India
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/june-15-1947-all-india-congress-accepts-british-plan-for-partition-of-india-in-new-delhi
http://www.yourarticlelibrary.com/history/why-the-congress-accepted-the-partition-of-india-in-1947/4446/

1953: Birth of Xi Jinping, president of China and Communist Party chief
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-11551399
http://chinese-leaders.org/xi-jinping/

Xi Jinping 2010

1954: The Conference of Geneva on Korea is closed with result
http://digitalarchive.wilsoncenter.org/collection/7/geneva-conference-of-1954
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geneva_Conference_(1954)#On_the_Korean_question
http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/cgi-bin/FRUS/FRUS-idx?type=div&did=FRUS.FRUS195254v16.i0007&isize=M

1954: After Prince Prince Buu Loc resigned, Emperor Bao Dai asks Ngo Dinh Diem to form a new government
http://indochine.uqam.ca/fr/le-dictionnaire/965-ngo-inh-dim-jean-baptiste-1901-1963.html

1961: Birth of Yoshimi Iwasaki, Japanese singer/actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yoshimi_Iwasaki

1964: President Johnson decides to postpone submitting a resolution to Congress asking for authority to wage war
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/johnson-decides-against-submitting-resolution-to-congress

1968: Birth of Oh Dal-su, South Korean actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oh_Dal-su
http://asianmediawiki.com/Dal-su_Oh

1972: In Uttar Pradesh (India), twenty-four people are killed in Hindu/Muslim clashes sparked by the implementation of an equal education law that requires Muslim schools to open admissions to all students, regardless of religious affiliation

1981: USA announces a total aid of  3 billion USD in six years to Islamabad

1983: Death of Srirangam Srinivasarao, Indian poet
http://www.idlebrain.com/celeb/bio-data/bio-srisri.html

1984: Birth of Airu Shiozaki, Irish-Japanese actor
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Shiozaki_Airu

1988: In Strasbourg, France, speaking to the European parliament, the dalai lama elaborates the Five-Point Peace Plan and proposed the creation of a self-governing democratic Tibet, “in association with the People’s Republic of China.”
http://www.dalailama.com/messages/tibet/five-point-peace-plan

1988: Birth of Miku Ishida, teen idol
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miku_Ishida

 

1989: In Shanghai, three Chinese workers are sentenced to death for setting fire to a train during a pro-democracy protest

1991: In India, Congress Party wins the 10th general elections which started on May 20. Narasimha Rao becomes Prime Minister sworn in on June 21
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_general_election,_1991

1991: In the Philippines, Mount Pinatubo erupts in the second largest volcanic eruption of the 20th Century. In the end, over 800 people die
http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/1997/fs113-97/

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K7NnLO5NNb8

1995: Taiwan Premier Lien Chan starts a “private” trip in Austria and Czech Republic before appearing in Kiev on 19. It is the first time a top leader from Taiwan makes a trip to Europe

1998: In Indonesia, violent riots in several towns aiming to get the resign of corrupted leaders

1999: South naval forces sink a North Korean torpedo boat during an exchange in the disputed Yellow Sea
http://www.nytimes.com/1999/06/15/world/south-korea-sinks-vessel-from-north-in-disputed-waters.html

2001: China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan form the Shanghai Cooperation Organization
http://www.fmprc.gov.cn/mfa_eng/topics_665678/sco_665908/t57970.shtml
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/5260.html

2002: Death of Korean General Choi Hong Hi , founder and president of the International TaeKwon-Do Federation, born on November 9, 1918
http://www.itatkd.com/choi_hong_hi_passesaway.html
http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/2002/aug/09/guardianobituaries.northkorea

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6smQqlZG9BE

2004: In Taiwan, a new political party is created: the Non-Partisan Solidary Union with Chang Po-ya as chairwoman
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Non-Partisan_Solidarity_Union
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chang_Po-ya

2010: North Korea warns of military action if UN slams ship sinking
 
http://www.france24.com/en/20100615-un-calls-north-south-koreas-reduce-tension-warship

2011: Pakistan has arrested five Pakistani CIA informants for helping the US agency kill Osama bin Laden earlier this year, according to The New York Times
http://www.english.rfi.fr/americas/20110615-pakistan-arrests-five-cia-informants-over-bin-laden-raid
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-13773541

2012: Japanese police arrests Katsuya Takahashi, the final fugitive member of a religious cult that launched nerve gas attacks on Tokyo’s subway in 1995, killing 13 people and injuring thousands
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-18453996

2013: Death of Manivannan, Indian actor and director, born on July 31, 1954
http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/chennai/master-of-character-roles-manivannan-passes-away/article4817104.ece
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/regional/telugu/news-interviews/Tamil-actor-Manivannan-died/articleshow/20602651.cms?referral=PM

2014: Pakistan launches a « comprehensive operation » against armed groups northwestern tribal region bordering Afghanistan, after killing scores of fighters in air raids
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2014/06/pakistan-air-raids-20146152339256306.html

2014 : Death of Sardar Fazlul Karim, Bangladeshi philosopher and academic, born on May 1, 1925
http://www.thedailystar.net/sardar-fazlul-karim-passes-away-28609
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sardar_Fazlul_Karim

2016: Barack Obama angers China by meeting Dalai Lama at White House
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1975847/barack-obama-angers-china-meeting-dalai-lama-white-house

2016: For  the first time since 2004, a Chinese warship enters Japanese territorial sea in East China Sea
http://thediplomat.com/2016/06/for-first-time-since-2004-chinese-warship-enters-japanese-territorial-sea-in-east-china-sea/
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2016/06/15/national/politics-diplomacy/chinese-naval-ship-briefly-enters-japans-territorial-waters-off-kagoshima/#.V2HKZ49OLNP

2017: Japan passes controversial anti-terror law despite protests
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jun/15/japan-passes-brutal-new-terror-law-which-opponents-fear-will-quash-freedoms
http://www.asahi.com/ajw/articles/AJ201706150014.html

Pakistani Taliban leader Mullah Fazlullah killed in air strike in Afghanistan
https://www.trtworld.com/asia/pakistani-taliban-leader-killed-in-air-strike-in-afghanistan-officials-18225
http://www.dw.com/en/who-is-taliban-leader-mullah-fazlullah/a-44244329



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