On 18 July in Asian history

 

ON 18 JULY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 18, 2019

155: Birth of famous Chinese general Cao Cao who died on March 13, 220
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cao_Cao

45: Chinese forces under general Li Shiji besiege the strategic fortress city of Anshi (Liaoning) during the Goguryeo–Tang War
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_campaign_in_the_Goguryeo%E2%80%93Tang_War
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Goguryeo

707: Death of Emperor Monmu of Japan, born in 683
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Monmu
http://www.mustlovejapan.com/subject/kofun_emperor_monmu/

715: Death of Muhammad bin Qasim, Syrian General who conquered the Singh and Punjab regions (now in Pakistan) beginning the Islamic era in South Asia, born on December 31, 695
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muhammad_bin_Qasim

912: Death of Zhu Wen, Emperor Taizu of Later Liang, Born on December 5, 852
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhu_Wen

1391: During the Tokhtamysh–Timur war, Battle of the Kondurcha River. Timur defeats Tokhtamysh of the Golden Horde in present day southeast Russia.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Kondurcha_River

1392: Yi Seong-gye, founder of the Korean Joseon (Yi) dynasty becomes king of Korea
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Taejo_of_Joseon

1695: Death of Johannes Camphuys, Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies (1684-1691), born on July 18, 1634
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johannes_Camphuys

1871: Birth of Sada Yacco, stage actress and singer, who died on December 7, 1946
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sada_Yacco

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1XE1kHY_UBE

1875 : Birth of Marina Dizon y Bartolome, heroine of the Philippine revolution
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1475/today-in-philippine-history-july-18-1875-marina-dizon-was-born-in-trozo-in-manila
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marina_Dizon

Marina Dizon

1889: Birth of Kōichi Kido, Japanese politician, 13th Lord Keeper of the Privy Seal of Japan who died on April 6, 1977
http://www.doug-long.com/kido.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K%C5%8Dichi_Kido

1907: Japan forces Korean emperor Gojong to abdicate in favor of his son Sunjong
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sunjong_of_Korea

1909: Birth of Mohammad Daoud Khan, first president of Afghanistan (1973-1978)
https://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/afghanistan/king%20zahir-1.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hDmoiz0nOmc

1935: Birth of Jayendra Saraswathi, Hindu religious leader
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jayendra_Saraswathi

1944: Hideki Tojo resigns as Prime Minister of Japan due to numerous setbacks in the war effort
http://www.world-war-2.info/figures/hideki-tojo.php
http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/biography/Tojo.html

1947: Birth of Wang Jin, Chinese film director
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0910945/

1947: King George VI signs Indian Independence Act https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_Independence_Act_1947
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/july-18th-1947-the-india-independence-act-1947-comes-into-force
http://www.quora.com/Why-does-the-Indian-Independence-Act-1947-mention-the-word-dominion-for-India-and-Pakistan

1960: Premier Kishi of Japan resigns and escapes an assassination attempt

1960-07-18 Kishi attentathttps://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1928&dat=19600716&id=RlApAAAAIBAJ&sjid=QGoFAAAAIBAJ&pg=5567,4138645&hl=fr

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4_NPi6WyTjE

1974: Death of S.V. Ranga Rao, Indian actor, born on July 3, 1918
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0710036/bio
http://kapunaidus.blogspot.fr/2012/08/s-v-rangarao-garu-biography.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DscotQ4QOEM

1977: Signature of a Treaty of Amity and Cooperation between Laos and Vietnam

1980: Birth of Ryōko Hirosue, Japanese actress and singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ry%C5%8Dko_Hirosue
http://asianwiki.com/Ryoko_Hirosue

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=laUIK6p2z4A

1980: Rohini 1, the first Indian satellite, is launched into orbit
http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/nmc/spacecraftDisplay.do?id=1980-062A
http://indiainspaceworld.blogspot.fr/2012/02/first-indian-satellite-launch-vehicle.html

1985: The second son of Ali Bhutto, Shahnawaz, dies of poisoning in an hotel room in Cannes (France)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shahnawaz_Bhutto
http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9C0CEFD91E3FF936A1575AC0A966958260

1985: Death of Toyoko Takechi, Japanese actress, born on August 25, 1908
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0847464/
http://eiga.wikia.com/wiki/Toyoko_Takechi

1990: Death of Yoon Bo-seon (Yun Po-sun), President of South Korea (1960-1962), born on August 26, 1897
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yun_Bo-seon
http://www.nytimes.com/1990/07/19/obituaries/yun-po-sun-92-dies-ex-president-of-korea.html

1993: In Pakistan, Prime minister Nawaz Sharif is forced to resign

1993: In Japan, for the first time since its foundation in 1955, DLP loses the majority in the House of Representatives
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_general_election,_1993

1993: In Pakistan, to solve the political crisis between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and President Ghulam Ishaq Khan, both resign. Wsim Sajjad becomes president by interim prior to elections (up to November

1995: Death of Srinagarindra, Mother of King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand, born in 1900
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Srinagarindra

1996: Battle of Mullaitivu, Tamil Tigers carried out this attack killing over 1200 Sri Lankan Army soldiers and capturing the base, biggest single lost to Sri Lankan Army ever
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Mullaitivu_(1996)

1996: An flag operation by Japanese extreme right militants relaunches the sovereignty dispute with China on Diayu islands (Senkaku for the Japanese)

1997: In Taiwan, the National Assembly (Legislative Yuan) pass a bill extending the power of the president and announces the end of the Taiwan provincial government

1999: In Kashmir, after the withdrawal of the Pakistanis, end of the Indian military operations in Kargil era
http://www.quora.com/India-Pakistan-Rivalry/What-is-the-truth-behind-the-Kargil-War-1
http://www.dailyo.in/politics/kargil-vijay-diwas-kargil-war-kashmir-1999-india-pakistan-war-indian-army-air-force/story/1/5182.html
http://herald.dawn.com/news/1153481
2000: Visit of Vladimir Putin in China. Common opposition to the American Theatre Missile Defence system (TMD) project

2002: Abdul Kalam is elected president of India (up to July 2007)
http://www.mapsofindia.com/who-is-who/government-politics/a-p-j-abdul-kalam.html

2005: Indo-US civilian nuclear agreement, first public joint statement by Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and the then U.S. President George W. Bush
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indo-US_civilian_nuclear_agreement

2007: Death of Kenji Miyamoto, Japanese communist politician, born on October 17 1908
https://www.theguardian.com/news/2007/sep/01/guardianobituaries.japan
https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2007/07/19/national/miyamoto-key-postwar-leader-of-jcp-dies-at-98/#.XTAL-fZuI2w

2008: South Korea rejects a Japanese proposal to hold bilateral talks on disputed islands (Dokdo or Takeshima)

2008: Philippine government and the Milf agree to extend the Muslim region in Mindanao
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2008/07/20087187101832600.html

2011: The Vatican and Malaysia have agreed to establish diplomatic ties, following a meeting between Pope Benedict XVI and Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-14181314
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Malaysian-Prime-Minister’s-visit-to-the-Pope-launches-diplomatic-relations-22131

2011: The UN’s highest court orders Thailand and Cambodia to immediately withdraw their troops from a disputed area around an ancient temple on the border between the two Asian neighbours

2012: North Korea says its leader Kim Jong-un has been promoted to marshal, cementing his status at the top of the nation’s military. North Korean state media made the announcement in a special bulletin.
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/07/201271834458949728.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-18881524

2012: Death of Bollywood actor Rajesh Khanna at 69                                       http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2012/07/201271892023889660.html                                          http://asiancorrespondent.com/86099/bollywood-superstar-rajesh-khanna-dies/

2012: Cambodia and Thailand pulled hundreds of soldiers out of a disputed border area, a year after a ruling by the UN’s highest court, replacing them with police and security guards. The International Court of Justice (ICJ) on July 18 last year ordered the neighbours to demilitarise a strip of land adjacent to the Preah Vihear temple which was the scene of deadly clashes in 2011
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/07/201271845840265105.html

2013: Death of Samar Mukherjee, Indian marxist politician, born on November 7, 1913
http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/veteran-cpim-leader-samar-mukherjee-dies-at-100/article4928216.ece
http://www.frontline.in/other/obituary/man-of-the-masses/article4995292.ece



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