On 17 June in Asian history

 

 

 

1967-06-14 China 1st hydrogen bomb

ON 17 JUNE IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on June 17, 2017

850: Death of Tachibana no Kachiko, Japanese empress who founded the Danrin-Ji temple, born in 786
https://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Empress_Danrin

1565: Matsunaga Hisahide assassinates the 13th Ashikaga shogun, Ashikaga Yoshiteru
http://www.historyanswers.co.uk/history-of-war/day-assassination-ashikaga-yoshiteru/
http://www.biographybase.com/biography/Yoshiteru_Ashikaga.html

1631: Death of Arjumand Banu Begum, for who her husband Shah Jahan built the Taj Mahal mausoleum
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mumtaz_Mahal
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/june-17-1631-mumtaz-mahal-dies-during-childbirth
http://www.exoticindiaart.com/tajmahal.htm

1756: Nawab Siraj-ud-Daulah attacks the British settlement of Calcutta with 50,000 soldiers
http://www.kronoskaf.com/syw/index.php?title=1756_-_Siraj_Ud_Daulah_expedition_against_Calcutta
https://www.sscnet.ucla.edu/southasia/History/British/Siraj.html

1858: In the battle for Gwalior, Rani Lakshmibai, queen of Jhansi (northern India) is killed. One of the leading figures of the Indian rebellion of 1857. Born in 1828
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/rani-laxmibai.html
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/rani-lakshmibai-5512.php

1900: During the Boxer Rebellion, Allied Western and Japanese forces capture the Taku Forts in Tianjin, China
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eight-Nation_Alliance
http://wn.com/taku_forts

1918: Birth of Ajahn Chah, Thai Buddhist meditation master who died on January 16, 1992
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ajahn_Chah

1920: Birth of Setsuko Hara, Japanese actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Setsuko_Hara
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0361697/

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dca8Zc1sY3o

1928: Birth of Peter Seiichi Shirayanagi, Japanese cardinal who died on December 30, 2009
http://www.vatican.va/news_services/press/documentazione/documents/cardinali_biografie/cardinali_bio_shirayanagi_ps_en.html

1954: Sino-British agreement to exchange chargés d’affaires

1961: In Zurich, opening of a conference between representatives of the three Laos political movements, till 22

1961: Birth of Koichi Yamadera, Japanese seiyu, actor and tarento
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K%C5%8Dichi_Yamadera
http://www.flixster.com/actor/koichi-yamadera

1963: A day after South Vietnamese President Ngo Dinh Diem announced the Joint Communique to end the Buddhist crisis, a riot involving around 2,000 people breaks out, killing one
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joint_Communique

1965:  Death of Indian actor Motilal, born on December 4, 1910
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Motilal
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/hindi/bollywood/news/A-trip-down-memory-lane-with-actor-Motilal/articleshow/47697131.cms
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0609359/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UsTi0OwT4B4

1967: The People’s Republic of China tests its first hydrogen bomb
http://www.thatsmags.com/china/post/10397/china-chronicles-the-prc-develops-the-h-bomb
https://www.ctbto.org/specials/testing-times/17-june-1967-chinas-first-thermonuclear-test

1967-06-14 China 1st hydrogen bomb
 
http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/200706/20/eng20070620_385933.html

 

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

1970: North Vietnamese troops cut the last operating rail line in Cambodia

1971: Agreement between Japan and USA for the return of Ryukyu including Okinawa under Japanese rule in 1972
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1971_Okinawa_Reversion_Agreement
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2002/05/14/national/handover-of-okinawa-to-japan-was-prickly-issue/#.V2MMCBFXrNN

1972: In Japan, prime minister Eisaku Sato resigns (replaced on July 7)
http://www.kantei.go.jp/foreign/cabinet/61_e.html

1978: Birth of Kumiko Aso, Japanese actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kumiko_Aso
http://eiga.wikia.com/wiki/Kumiko_Aso

1980: Birth of Kimeru, Japanese singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kimeru

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3BcitFA8kcA

1983: Birth of Kazunari Ninomiya, Japanese singer and actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kazunari_Ninomiya

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C9-XhigSuLQ

1989 : In a joint communiqué, India and Pakistan announce that they decide to end the five-year-old confrontation in Siachen Glacier area by withdrawing and redeploying their forces.

1993: Gulbuddin Hekmatyar becomes Afghan premier till June 1994
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/2701547.stm

2002: In Indonesia, beginning of the trial of Akbar Tanjung, chairman of Golkar party, accused to have used 4 million USD of state money to support his party in 1999
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/2049227.stm

2002: In Hong Kong, first trial against members of Falun Gong (for hindrance to traffic)
http://www.voanews.com/content/a-13-a-2002-06-17-12-hong-66287657/541091.html
http://articles.orlandosentinel.com/2002-06-18/news/0206180059_1_kong-hong-falun-gong   

2011: Fatal floods hit China. The government has described flooding in some areas as the worst since 1955 and has mobilized troops to evacuate some 555,000 people
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-13807166

2012: Death of Fauzia Wahab, Pakistani politician, born on November 24, 1956
http://www.pakistanherald.com/Profile/Fauzia-Wahab-Late-486

2015 : Australia and China sign a free trade agreement with Prime Minister Tony Abbott hailing it as « history making » for both countries
http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/international/2015-06-17/australia-and-china-sign-history-making-free-trade-agreement-after-a-decade-of-negotiations/1459480
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/business/2015-06/17/content_15278323.htm

2016: An Indian court jails 11 Hindus for life for the murder of dozens of Muslims during riots in Gujarat in 2002 that shook India at a time Prime Minister Narendra Modi was the state’s chief minister
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-36557036

 



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