On 30 July in Asian history

ON 30 JULY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 30, 2018

1470: Birth of Ming emperor Hongzhi (1487-1505) who died on June 8, 1505
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hongzhi

1893: Birth of Fatima Jinnah, sister of Ali Jinnah and an active figure in movement for independence of Pakistan (Mother of the Nation), who died on July 8, 1967
http://storyofpakistan.com/fatima-jinnah/

1907: Russia and Japan sign an agreement guaranteeing freedom of China while recognizing each other’s special interests
http://encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/Russo-Japanese+Treaties+and+Agreements

1912: Death of Emperor Mutsuhito (Meiji), born on November 3, 1852
http://www.jref.com/glossary/meiji_mutsuhito_emperor.shtml
http://www.artelino.com/articles/emperor_meiji.asp

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9dHx7HwIHjA

1923: Birth of Dipa Nusantara Aidit, leader of the Indonesia PKI, executed on November 22, 1965
https://wiki2.org/en/Dipa_Nusantara_Aidit

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HrSltoB8zP0

1945: At 00.14 Japanese sink the USS Indianpolis, killing 883 seamen in the worst loss in the US Navy

http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/indianapolis.htm
http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-23455951

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nt4WozeH9mM

1949: British warship HMS Amethyst escapes down Yangtze River, having been refused a safe passage by Chinese Communists after 3-month standoff (See April 20 incident)

1949-07-30 Amethyst escape
http://www.naval-history.net/WXLG-Amethyst1949.htm

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amethyst_Incident 

1963: In Manila, Summit between Indonesia, the Philippines and Malaya  on the project of Great Malaysia

1964: South Vietnamese boats raid islands in the Tonkin Gulf
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/south-vietnamese-boats-raid-islands-in-the-tonkin-gulf

1965: Death of Junichiro Tanizaki, Japanese novelist, born on July 24, 1886
http://biography.yourdictionary.com/junichiro-tanizaki
http://jfilmpowwow.blogspot.com/2009/05/junichiro-tanizakis-short-story-shisei.html
http://swiftywriting.blogspot.com/2006/12/junichiro-tanizaki-seven-japanese.html

Junichiro Tanizaki

1969: US President Richard M. Nixon makes an unscheduled visit to South Vietnam and meets with President Nguyen Van Thieu and with U.S. military commanders
http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0710/40433.html

1969-07-30 Nixon Vietnam

1973: Birth of Sonu Nigam, Indian singer/actor
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sonu_Nigam

1979: Birth of Show Luo, Taiwanese Singer,Host, Dancer and Actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Show_Luo

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

1983: In Sri Lanka, along with the Nawa Sama Samaja Party and the Communist Party, the Janatha Vimukthi Perumuna (JVP – People’s Liberation Front), led by Rohana Wijeweera, is proscribed by President J R Jayewardene

1996: Mochtar Pakpahan, leader of the Workers for Prosperity Trade Union (SBSI), the only one free but not recognized trade union in Indonesia is accused of subversion

Mochtar Pakpahan
1998: Obuchi Keizo becomes the 84th Japanese prime minister till April 5, 2000
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/142218.stm
http://articles.baltimoresun.com/1998-07-31/news/1998212098_1_obuchi-prime-minister-japan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keiz%C5%8D_Obuchi

2002: Birth of Prince Hridayendra of Nepal
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince_Hridayendra_of_Nepal

2010: In Bangladesh, the government announces an increase in monthly salaries from 1,662 taka ($24) to 3,000 taka ($43), for millions of workers in the key export garment industry after weeks of protests
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2010/07/201073081556414975.html
http://www.france24.com/en/20100730-thousands-garment-workers-riot-dhaka-low-wages-pakistan

2013: Ruling party candidate Mamnoon Hussain is elected as the 12th President of Pakistan, replacing Asif Ali Zardari whose five-year term expires in September
http://dawn.com/news/1032958/mamnoon-hussain-elected-12th-president-of-pakistan

2013: Death of Belal Muhammad, Bangladeshi activist, born on February 20, 1936
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Belal_Muhammad
http://archive.thedailystar.net/lifestyle/2009/03/04/page04.htm

2014: Start of the genocide trial of Khieu Samphan, the former head of state, and Nuon Chea, Pol Pot’s deputy. They are already on trial for war crimes and crimes against humanity
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-28558098
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jul/30/cambodia-court-begins-genocide-trial-khmer-rouge-leaders

2015 : The Taliban appoint Mullah Omar’s deputy, Mansour, to replace him at the helm of the group, according to militant commanders
http://www.euronews.com/2015/07/30/taliban-names-new-leader-to-replace-mullah-omar/ http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-337

 



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