On 28 May in Asian history

 

ON 28 MAY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on May 28, 2019

621: In the Battle of Hulao, Li Shimin, the son of the Chinese emperor Gao Zu, defeats the numerically superior forces of Dou Jiande near the Hulao Pass (Henan)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Hulao

1140: Birth of Xin Qiji, Chinese poet who died in 1207
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xin_Qiji
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/5472.html

1556: Death of Saito Dosan, Japanese daimo
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sait%C5%8D_D%C5%8Dsan

1619: Jan Pieterszoon Coen arrives at Jayakerta and burns down the original town, leaving only the Dutch post of Batavia remaining to become VOC headquarter
http://biography.yourdictionary.com/jan-pieterszoon-coen

1750: Death of Sakuramachi, 115th emperor of Japan (1735-1747), born on February 8, 1720
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Sakuramachi_of_Japan

1763: Death of Diego Silang y Andaya, Filipino revolutionary leader, born on December 16, 1730
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diego_Silang
http://kimatpower.blogspot.fr/2006/12/remembering-diego-silang.html

1828: Death of Daikokuya Kadayu, Japanese castaway, born in 1751
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daikokuya_K%C5%8Dday%C5%AB

1858: Aigun treaty between China and Russia setting the border between China and Russian Far East, but never accepted by Xianfeng Emperor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Aigun
https://www.prlib.ru/en/history/619270
https://carnegie.ru/commentary/60357

1858-05-28 Treaty of Aigun

1878: Birth of Paul Pelliot, French sinologist who died on October 26, 1945
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Pelliot

1883: Birth of Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, Indian freedom fighter and writer, who died on February 26, 1966
http://www.kamat.com/kalranga/itihas/vds.htm

1887: Birth of Liu Yazi,Chinese poet and activist, who died on June 21, 1958
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liu_Yazi
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4615.html

1898 : Battle of Alapan between the Filipino revolutionaries and the Spanish naval infantry
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Alapan
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1746/today-in-philippine-history-may-28-1898-the-battle-of-alapan-was-fought-between-the-filipino-revolutionaries-and-the-spanish-naval-infantry

1900: In China, rioters provoked by Boxers burn the Fengtai Railway Station, where many Belgians work

1905: End of the Battle of Tsushima resulting in the destruction of the Russian Baltic Fleet by the Imperial Japanese Fleet led by Admiral Togo Heidhachiro
http://militaryhistory.about.com/od/navalbattles1900today/p/tsushima.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-uc3IrJwG7o

1912: Birth of Herman Johannes, Indonesian scientist and politician who died on October 17, 1992
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herman_Johannes

1923: Birth of Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao, Indian actor and politician, who died on January 18, 1996
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/n-t-rama-rao.html
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0004417/
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/28-may-1923-n.t.-rama-rao-10th-cm-of-andhra-pradesh-was-born

1946: Manuel Roxas y Acuna, becomes the first president of the Third Republic of the Philippines until April 15, 1948
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manuel_Roxas
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1656/today-in-philippine-history-may-28-1946-manuel-roxas-was-inducted-into-office-as-president

1946: Birth of Satchidanandan, Indian poet
https://www.loc.gov/acq/ovop/delhi/salrp/ksatchidanandan.html
https://rochfordstreetreview.com/2017/12/21/featured-writer-k-satchidanandan-biographical-note/

1953: Death of Hori Tatsuo, Japanese writer, born on December 28, 1904
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hori_Tatsuo

1956: France cedes back its territories in India. The “treaty of transfer” was signed in Delhi, 8 years after the transfer “de facto”
http://mea.gov.in/bilateral-documents.htm?dtl/5302/Treaty+establishing+De+Jure+Cession+of+French+Establishments+in+India

1964: Jawaharlal Nehru, Indian premier (1947-1964)  is cremated in New Delhi
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/5010.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h9IpAxlrWQI

1965: France recalls its representatives at the SEATO

1966: At a conference in Bangkok, the Malaysian and Indonesian governments declare that the conflict called Konfrontasi is over
http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/war/konfrontasi.htm

1975: Birth of Charmaine Sheh, Hong Kong actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charmaine_Sheh

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9uaFcL7Ri_c&feature=related

1976: Death of Zainul Abedin, Bangladeshi painter, born on December 29, 1914
http://en.banglapedia.org/index.php?title=Abedin,_Zainul
http://www.google.fr/search?q=zainul+abedin&nord=1&tbm=isch&source=lnms&sa=X&ei=mcmEU63mMcqw0QW4voCYCQ&ved=0CAYQ_AUoAQ&biw=1242&bih=571&dpr=1

1978: Birth of Rufa Mae Quinto, Filipino actress and comedienne
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rufa_Mae_Quinto


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HDOvJt06EC8

1982: Birth of Desiree del Valle, Filipino actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Desiree_del_Valle
http://www.google.fr/search?q=Desiree+del+Valle&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&biw=1017&bih=501&tbm=isch&prmd=ivnsfdl&source=lnms&ei=-hTgTajZOIyu8QOc-oSlCg&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&ved=0CCsQ_AUoAQ

1988: Birth of Meisa Kuroki, Japanese actress, model, and singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meisa_Kuroki

1990: Afghanistan communist president Najibullah says he supports multiparty system and proposes free elections

1993: End of the first free parliamentary elections in Cambodia under United Nations control. Number of seats : 58 Funcipec,  51 Prachéachon (Cambodian People’s Party), 10 Buddhist Liberal Democratic Party, 1 Molinaka
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elections_in_Cambodia#Past_elections

1996: In India, Despite the BJP victory in the parliamentary election, Vajpayee don’t get a majority in the lower chamber and resigns

1998: Pakistan responds to a series of Indian nuclear tests with five of its own


http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/may/28/newsid_2495000/2495045.stm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Youm-e-Takbir
http://nuclearweaponarchive.org/Pakistan/PakTests.html
https://www.ctbto.org/specials/testing-times/28-may-1998-pakistan-nuclear-tests

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fcvROQRb4ic

1999: Death of B. Vittalacharya, Indian director and producer, born on January 18, 1920
http://www.veethi.com/india-people/b._vittalacharya-profile-5797-14.htm
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0009775/

2001: In Indonesia, the public prosecutor says that he has no proof on graft accusations against president Wahid

2007: In Japan, Agriculture minister Toshikatsu Matsuoka, implicated in a corruption case, commits suicide . Born on February 25, 1945
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2007/may/28/japan
http://www.kantei.go.jp/foreign/abedaijin/060926/08matsuoka_e.html

2008: Nepal’s new Constituent Assembly abolishes the 240-year-old monarchy and declared the country a “secular, federal democratic republic.”
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7424302.stm
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/apr/23/nepal

2012: In a clear manifestation of deepening political crisis in Nepal, the Constituent Assembly (CA) is dissolved at midnight, and without a new constitution being promulgated.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-18232606
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2012/05/201252754736342175.html

2013: Death of Eddie Romero, Filipino director, producer, and screenwriter, born on July 7, 1924
http://www.altfg.com/blog/movie/eddie-romero-filipino-director/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eddie_Romero

2014: Death of Sultan Azlan Shah of Perak, born on April 19, 1928
http://www.themalaymailonline.com/malaysia/article/sultan-azlan-shah-of-perak-dies-aged-86
http://phangstraighttalk.blogspot.fr/2014/05/sultan-azlan-shah-of-perak-dies.html

2015: Six prominent Thai ‘yellow shirt’ anti-government protest leaders are sentenced to two years in jail for storming the prime minister’s office during a 2008 rally – and then released on bail to allow for appeals
http://asiancorrespondent.com/133205/thai-court-jails-6-yellow-shirt-leaders-over-2008-protests/

2015 : Yaduveer Wadiyar, a 23-year-old economics graduate from the University of Massachusetts is crowned the new maharaja of Mysore, titular head of the 600-year-old Wadiyar dynasty in southern India.
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-32911649

 

Holidays and observances

Philippines: Flag Day

Nepal: Republic Day

Pakistan celebrates Youm-e-Takbir



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