On 6 December in Asian history

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Updated on December 6, 2017

735: Death of Japanese Prince Toneri, born on December 6, 676
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince_Toneri

1240: Kiev (Russia) under Danylo of Halych and Voivode Dmytro falls to the Mongols under Batu Khan
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Kiev_(1240)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Batu_Khan

Batu Khan

1704: Battle of Chamkaur between Sikhs warriors led by Guru Gobind Singh against the Mughal forces led by Wazir Khan and In spite of their numerical strength, the Mughal soldiers were unable to kill or capture the Guru (others sources said December 22)
http://www.panthic.org/articles/2107

1756: British troops under Robert Clive occupy Fulta, India

1853: Birth of Haraprasad Shastri, Indian academic, Sanskrit scholar, archivist and historian of Bengali literature, who died on November 1931
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haraprasad_Shastri

1890: Birth of Yoshio Nishina, Japanese physicist who died on January 10, 1951
http://ww2db.com/person_bio.php?person_id=605

1896: D T Suzuki (1870-1966) founds the Awakening at Engakuji temple
http://www.anb.org/articles/08/08-01898.html
http://www.azenlife-film.org/top.htm

D_T_SUZUKI

1903: Sumatra Aceh guerilla leader Panglima Polim surrenders the Dutch Captain Colijn

1912: The new Republic of China votes for universal human rights

1932: Birth of Kamleshwar, Indian author, screenwriter, and critic who died on January 27, 2007
http://www.loc.gov/acq/ovop/delhi/salrp/kamleshwar.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/who-is-who/literature/kamleshwar.html

1933: Birth of Jo Shishido, Japanese actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_Shishido

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AMn8og1bU6w

1941: US President Roosevelt launches an appeal to Japanese Emperor Hirohito for peace
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/roosevelt-to-japanese-emperor-prevent-further-death-and-destruction

1945: Birth of Shekhar Kapur, Indian filmmaker
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shekhar_Kapur

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

1947: Start of two days of talks between Vietnam emperor Bao Dai and French representative Bollaert in Along Bay

1950: Birth of Joe Hisaishi, Japanese composer
http://www.nausicaa.net/miyazaki/hisaishi/



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qEb4TG10jW8

1950: General de Lattre de Tassigny is appointed High Commissioner for Indochina
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jean_de_Lattre_de_Tassigny

1953: Birth of Masami Kurumada, Japanese author and illustrator
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Masami_Kurumada
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=7821

1956: Death of Dr. Bhimji Ramji Ambedkar, the most famous Indian dalit, first Indian Minister of Law and architect of The Constitution of India, born on April 14, 1891
http://www.culturalindia.net/reformers/br-ambedkar.html
http://www.ambedkar.org/Babasaheb/Babasaheb.htm
http://www.angelfire.com/ak/ambedkar/

1961: In Vietnam War, Operation Farm Gate combat missions authorized
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/operation-farm-gate-combat-missions-authorized
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Farm_Gate

1963: The Communist Party of Soviet Union launches a new call for a «truce in the opened polemic » with China Communist Party

1965: Pakistan’s islamic Ideology Advisory Committee recommends that Islamic Studies be made a compulsory subject for Muslim students from primary to graduate lever

1967: Birth of Hacken Lee, Hong Kong singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hacken_Lee

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YyyYCnzWP8k

1971: India recognizes Bangladesh. Pakistan severs diplomatic relations with New Delhi

1971: Birth of Huang Lei, Chinese actor
http://www.hkcinemagic.com/fr/people.asp?id=4687

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VK7RaPY42Ag

1971: Puting forward a danger of invasion by North Korea, President Park Chun-hee proclaims the state of emergency
http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr/news/2017/12/05/0200000000AEN20171205001000315.html
http://biography.yourdictionary.com/chung-hee-park

1979: US president Carter accuses Hanoi, Moscow and Phom-Penh to block all help to Kampuchea population

1979: Prime Minister Choi Kyu-hah, acting president of South Korea after the killing of president Park Chun-hee in October, is elected president
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=16302609 http://15cwd.pa.go.kr/english/intocwd/expresident/pre_ckh/


1981:The Communist party of Kampuchea (Khmer rouge) is officially dissolved and replaced by the Party of Democratic Kampuchéa

1983: Death of Gul Khan Nasir, Pakistani poet, historian, and politician, born on May 14, 1914
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gul_Khan_Nasir
https://sites.google.com/site/gulkhannasir/

1985: For the first time, the violation of human rights in Afghanistan is investigated by United Nations

1990: Death of Tunku Abdul Rahman, first Prime Minister of Malaya (1957-1971), born on February 8, 1903
http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9C0CE1D6173DF934A35751C1A966958260
https://dinmerican.wordpress.com/2010/02/07/tunku-abdul-rahman-putra-remembered/

1992: Extremist Hindu activists destroy the 16th century built Babri Masjid mosque in Ayodhya starting two months of Hindu-Muslim rioting causing the death of at least 2,000 people


http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/december/6/newsid_3712000/3712777.stm
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/6th-december-1992-the-babri-mosque-at-ayodhya-was-demolished

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tjCR3TnI-L4&NR=1&feature=fvwp

1998: Death of Kosaku Yamashito, Japanese film director, born in 1930
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0945617/

2000: Death of Aziz Mian, Pakistani singer, born on April 17, 1942
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aziz_Mian

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X1ifV2yQLOg

2001: Surrender to the Northern Aliance of Kandahar, the last strongpoint of Taliban in South Afghanistan

2004: Death of Fumiko Yamaji, Japanese actress, born on March 12, 1916
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0945375/
http://eiga.wikia.com/wiki/Fumiko_Yamaji

2007: A Philippine court sentences 14 members of the rebel Abu Sayyaf group to life in prison for a high-profile mass kidnapping in 2001 in which five people died

2008: French President Nicolas Sarkozy meets the Dalai Lama at a gathering of Nobel Peace Prize laureates in the Polish city of Gdansk, shrugging off Chinese anger
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/3629865/Defiant-Nicolas-Sarkozy-meets-Dalai-Lama-despite-Chinas-trade-threat.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/7769123.stm

2009: Taiwan’s pro-independence opposition has receives a boost in local elections, holding on to all three of its magistracies and winning back one from the ruling party
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2009/12/200912642214102652.html

2011: South Korea celebrated the return of nearly 1,200 ancient documents looted by the Japanese during its 1910-1945 colonial rule, with welcoming ceremonies at Incheon International Airport
http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20111206000810&mod=skb

2014: Nguyen Quang Lap, an award-winning Vietnamese writer is arrested for publishing criticism of the Communist government on his blog
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-30360665

2015: Death of Ko Chun-hsiung, Taiwanese actor, director, and politician, born on January 15, 1945
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/front/archives/2015/12/08/2003634284
http://www.straitstimes.com/lifestyle/entertainment/ko-chun-hsiung-a-leading-man-of-the-1970s

2015: Death of Liu Juying, Chinese general and politician, born on March 31, 1917
http://english.hrbeu.edu.cn/news/2015-12-21/499.html


Holidays and observances

Pakistan : Sindhi Topi day, celebrated by Sindhi



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