On 25 August in Asian history

ON 25 AUGUST IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 25, 2019

1511: The Portuguese take control of Malacca


http://khleo.tripod.com/conquest.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capture_of_Malacca_(1511)


1630: Portuguese forces are defeated by the Kingdom of Kandy at the Battle of Randeniwela in Sri Lanka
http://www.island.lk/2004/09/01/midweek3.html

1883: Signature of the Harmand Treaty, or 1883 Hue Treaty, putting Annam and Tonkin under the control of France. Will be soft by the June 6 1984 Treaty of Hue or Patenôtre Treaty
 
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Hu%E1%BA%BF_(1883)

1888: Birth of Allama Mashriqi, Pakistan politician and writer who died on August 27, 1963
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inayatullah_Khan_Mashriqi

1894: Shibasaburo Kitasato discovers the infectious agent of the bubonic plague and publishes his findings in The Lancet
http://www.discoveriesinmedicine.com/General-Information-and-Biographies/Kitasato-Shibasaburo.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/8291.html

1900: Death of Kuroda Kiyotaka, 2nd Prime Minister of Japan (1888-1889), born on November 9, 1840
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kuroda_Kiyotaka
http://www.jref.com/articles/kuroda-kiyotaka.68/

1904: Beginning of the Battle of Liaoyang (up to 3 September), the first major land battle of the Russo-Japanese War, opposing 200,000 Japanese against 150,000 Russian
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Liaoyang
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Battle_of_Liaoyang

1911: Birth of Vo Nguyen Giap, Vietnamese general and statesman, hero of the war against the French who died on October 4, 2013
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/V%C3%B5_Nguy%C3%AAn_Gi%C3%A1p
http://militaryhistory.about.com/od/army/p/giap.htm

1912: The Kuomintang, the Chinese nationalist party, is founded by Sun Yat-sen
http://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/watkins/guomindang.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/8295.html

1916: Birth of Saburo Sakai, Japanese ace aviator, who died on September 22, 2000
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saburo_Sakai

1924: Death of, Filipino general Mariano Alvarez, born on March 15, 1818
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mariano_%C3%81lvarez

 

1933: The Diexi earthquake strikes Mao County, Sichuan, China and kills 9,000 people
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1933_Diexi_earthquake

1937: Japanese fleet blockades Chinese coast

1942: Second day of the Battle of the Eastern Solomons. A Japanese naval transport convoy headed towards Guadalcanal is turned-back by Allied air attack, losing one destroyer and one transport sunk, and one light cruiser heavily damaged
http://www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar/USN/USN-CN-ESols/
http://blog.usni.org/2009/08/13/the-solomons-campaign-the-battle-of-the-eastern-solomons-24-25-august-1942

1945: Vietnam emperor Bao Dai abdicate in favor of Communist forces and go exile in Hong Kong up 1949
http://www.viettouch.com/philately/scst_baodai.html

1945: Armed supporters of the Communist Party of China killed Baptist missionary John Birch, regarded by a portion of the American right as the first victim of the Cold War
http://www.rightsidesd.com/?p=14010
http://www.thenewamerican.com/culture/history/item/15051-soldier-missionary

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jubZJd_uE1I

1946: In India, a provisional cabinet is formed, headed by viceroy lord Wavel and Nehru as vice-chairman

1950: the movie “Rashomon” by Hakira Kurosawa, that will win the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival, is released in Japan

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3iKN2klFN1E&NR=1

1952: Birth of Vijayakanth, Tamil actor and politician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vijayakanth

1959: USA Give Laos money and military equipments

1962: Birth of Taslima Nasrin (Nasreen), Bangladeshi writer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taslima_Nasrin

1968: Birth of Takeshi Ueda, Japanese singer and composer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takeshi_Ueda

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ncE_i0h4Rt0&feature=related

1970: Death of Tachu Naito, Japanese architect, born on June 12, 1886
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tach%C5%AB_Nait%C5%8D
http://www.japan-photo.de/e-mo-j78.htm

1972: China, who supports Pakistan, vetoes the entry of Bangladesh to United Nations

1987: Birth of Chinese actress Crystal Liu Yifei
http://crystalliuyifei.com/biography/

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=enttzw9WCR8

1989: Mayumi Moriyama becomes Japan’s first female cabinet secretary
http://www.kantei.go.jp/foreign/koizumidaijin/020930/03moriyama_e.html

2003: In Myanmar, Khin Nyunt becomes Prime Minister, until to October 2004
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khin_Nyunt

2003 : Bombay rocked by twin car bombs causing the death of around 50 people
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/august/25/newsid_3921000/3921475.stm

2008 : In Pakistan The Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) movement is forbidden
http://belfercenter.ksg.harvard.edu/publication/17868/profile_of_tehrikitaliban_pakistan.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tehrik-i-Taliban_Pakistan

2008 : Nawaz Sharif, former prime minister of Pakistan, pulls his PML-N Party out of the country’s ruling coalition, just two weeks before the country is due to elect a new president
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7580931.stm

2009: A first satellite launched by South Korea’s first space rocket has fallen to Earth and burnt up after missing its designated orbit
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2009/08/2009825233939179441.html

2011: Mahinda Rajapaksa, the Sri Lankan president, announces the withdrawal of emergency laws under which the country had been ruled for nearly 30 years
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2011/08/201182583716155308.html
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Rajapaksa-scraps-the-‘state-of-emergency’-22462.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-14661971

2012: Death of Angkarn Kalayanapong, Thai poet and artist, born on February 13, 1926
https://www.poetryfoundation.org/harriet/2012/08/poet-national-artist-of-thailand-angkarn-kalayanapong-has-died
https://www.bangkokpost.com/thailand/politics/309369/beloved-artist-angkarn-dies-at-86
http://www.google.fr/search?q=Angkarn+Kalayanapong&nord=1&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=iCb6U4DgDtjYatHMgPAN&ved=0CAcQ_AUoAg&biw=1242&bih=571

2013: Death of Raghunath Panigrahi, Indian singer, born on August 10, 1932
http://www.thehindu.com/features/friday-review/music/pandit-raghunath-panigrahi-passes-away/article5058581.ece

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=__T3iiiPU4o

2014: Thailand coup leader Prayuth, 60, is officially sworn in as prime minister during a ceremony in Bangkok after being endorsed by King Bhumibol Adulyadej
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-28923989



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