On 24 August in Asian history

ON 24 AUGUST IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 24, 2019

842: Death of Saga, 52nd Japanese emperor, born on October 10, 786
http://www.myjapanesegreentea.com/emperor-saga
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Saga

1101: Death of Song dynasty writer Su Shi, born on January 8, 1037
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Su_Shi
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/8250.html

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DaQ7hDxFZzQ

1608: The first English convoy lands at Surat, India
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/24th-august-1608-the-first-representative-of-the-east-india-company-lands-in-surat

1690: Job Charnock of the East India Company establishes a factory in Calcutta (now Kolkota), an event considered by the British as the founding of the city.

1708: Amangkurat III, his family and attendants are sent by ship from Surabaya to Batavia. At Batavia, he is told that the VOC representative at Surabaya had no authority to offer him terms of surrender. He is taken as a prisoner of war and sent to exile in Ceylon

1714: Birth of Alaungpaya, Burmese king who died on May 11, 1760
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaungpaya
http://biography.yourdictionary.com/alaungpaya

1908: Birth of Shivaram Rajguru, Indian revolutionary, hanged on March 23, 1931
http://www.mapsofindia.com/who-is-who/history/shivaram-rajguru.html

Shivaram Rajguru

1918: Birth of Sikander Bakht, Governor of Kerala, who died on February 23, 2004
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sikander_Bakht
http://www.milligazette.com/Archives/2004/01-15Apr04-Print-Edition/011504200486.htm

1925: Death of Ramakrishna Gopal Bhandarkar, Indian scholar, born on July 6, 1837
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/72430.cms

1927: Birth of Anjali Devi, Indian actress and producer who died on January 13, 2014
http://www.filmibeat.com/celebs/anjali-devi-old-tamil-actress/biography.html
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0222432/

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XHa71KRLXqY

1935: Birth of Tsutomu Hata, briefly Japanese Prime Minister in 1994
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tsutomu_Hata

1942: Japanese aircraft carrier Ryujo is sunk and US carrier Enterprise heavily damaged in the Battle of East Solomon Islands

http://www.cv6.org/1942/solomons/solomons.htm

1945: Death of Midori Naka, Japanese actress, survivor of the Hiroshima atomic bombing, died of radiation poisoning, born on June 19, 1909
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Midori_Naka

1956: Birth of Dick Lee, Singaporean singer-songwriter
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dick_Lee

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5wk51lfLfIQ

1956: Death of Kenji Mizoguchi, Japanese film director and screenwriter, born on 16 May 1898
http://sensesofcinema.com/2002/great-directors/mizoguchi/

1960: Birth of Takashi Miike, Japanese filmmaker
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0586281/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takashi_Miike

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

1963: As a result of the Xá Lợi Pagoda raids, the US State Department cables the United States Embassy, Saigon to encourage Army of the Republic of Vietnam generals to launch a coup against President Ngo Dinh Diem if he did not remove his brother Ngo Dinh Nhu

1965: Indian troops cross again the border of the Pakistani Kashmir. Violent fighting with Pakistani forces

1966: Suicide of Lao She, one of the famous Chinese writers, born on February 3, 1899
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Lao_She
http://hum.uchicago.edu/faculty/ywang/history/LaoShe.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/8273.html

Lao She

1967: Lam Bun, Hong Kong radio commentator is murdered, born in 1930
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lam_Bun

1969: V.V Giri becomes the fourth President of India
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/V._V._Giri

1974: Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed is sworn in as the new president of India, up to his death on February 11, 1977
http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:http://pastpresidentsofindia.indiapress.org/ahmed.html

1979: Birth of Elva Hsiao, Taiwanese singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elva_Hsiao

1981: The pro-Soviet Kabul accepts three-party talks with Iran and Pakistan

1984: In the Afghan conflict, the indirect talks resume at Geneva (will be break off on August 30)

1992: China and South Korea establish diplomatic relations
http://articles.latimes.com/1992-08-24/news/mn-5421_1_south-korea

1995: Harry Wu, human right activist is expelled by China after he was convicted of spying
https://www.ifex.org/china/1995/08/24/government_expels_harry_wu_after/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harry_Wu

2002: USA applies sanctions to North Korea for the selling of Scud missiles parts to Yemen

2008: 29th Olympic Games closes at Beijing, China

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uuU-AXa3tYo

2010: Death of Satoshi Kon, Japanese film director, born on October 12, 1963
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=1161
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Satoshi_Kon


http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x1dt5j_paprika-trailer-us_news

2012 : President Benigno Aquino names a veteran judge as the first female chief justice of the Philippine Supreme Court, following his controversial ousting of her predecessor
http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/story/271066/news/nation/pnoy-names-sereno-new-chief-justice?ref=bannerh1

2015: North, South Korea reach six-clause agreement. South Korea will stop anti-North Korea loudspeaker broadcasts on “condition of no abnormal situations,” as North Korea issues “regret” for recent “provocations”
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-34039187



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