On 7 December in Asian history

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ON 7 DECEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on December 7, 2017

1561: Birth of Kikkawa Hiroie, Japanese politician, who died on October 22, 1625
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kikkawa_Hiroie


1798: Death of Qing Dynasty poet Yuan Mei, born in 1716
http://poetrychina.net/wp/poets/yuan_mei
http://www.poetry-chaikhana.com/Poets/M/MeiYuan/index.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/11477.html

Yuan Mei

1830 : Birth of Ambrosio Rianzares Bautista, who authored the « Act of Declaration of Philippine Independence ». He was also the one who read the declaration during the June 12, 1898 Independence proclamation by General Aguinaldo
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/799/today-in-philippie-history-december-7-1830-ambrosio-rianzares-bautista-lawyer-and-gen-emilio-aguinaldo-s-confidante-was-born-in-bi-an-laguna

1878: Birth of Akiko Yosano, Japanese poet, who died onMay 29, 1942
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Akiko_Yosano
http://www.poemhunter.com/akiko-yosano/biography/
http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=7522

1896: Birth of Yu Dafu a modern Chinese short story writer and poet, who died on September 17, 1945
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yu_Dafu
http://www.cctv.com/lm/176/71/88858.html

1899: Death of Juan Luna y Novicio, an Ilocano Filipino painter, sculptor and a political activist of the Philippine Revolution during the late 19th century. He became one of the first recognized Philippine artists, born on October 23, 1857
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juan_Luna
http://www.google.fr/search?q=Juan+Luna+y+Novicio&nord=1&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=8NShUsnmJ6XK0AWVu4HwDw&ved=0CAcQ_AUoAQ&biw=1366&bih=628

Luna Y Novicio Juan parisian life

1921: Birth of Pramukh Swami Maharaj, Indian spiritual leader
http://www.swaminarayan.org/pramukhswami/index.htm
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/7th-december-1921-pramukh-swami-maharaj-the-fifth-successor-of-swaminarayan-was-born

1923: Birth of Intizar Hussain, Pakistani Urdu writer and columnist
http://urduadab4u.blogspot.fr/2010/09/intizar-hussain-famous-urdu-writer.html
http://www.dawn.com/news/917349/intizar-i-m-a-man-only-of-fiction-intizar-Hussain

1941: The Imperial Japanese Navy attacks the US Pacific Fleet and its defending Army Air Forces and Marine air forces at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii leaving 1,500 people died

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http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/december/7/newsid_3494000/3494108.stm
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/today/dec07.html
http://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii/pearl-harbor
http://history1900s.about.com/od/photographs/tp/pearlharborpictures.htm?utm_content=20151209&utm_medium=email&utm_source=exp_nl&utm_campaign=list_asianhistory&utm_term=list_asianhistory

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3e99lfmmDN0

1946: Death of Sada Yacco, Japanese stage actress and dancer, born on July 18, 1871
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sada_Yacco
https://fr.pinterest.com/nilsharning/madame-sadayakko-sada-yacco-or-kawakami-sadayakko/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1XE1kHY_UBE

1949: The Chinese communist troops reach the borders of Indochina

1949: Chiang proclaims Taipei, Taiwan, the temporary capital of the Republic of China.

1954: Shigeru Yoshida, five times prime minister of Japan, resigns. He will be replaced on 10 December by Ichiro Hatoyama
http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/27503428
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shigeru_Yoshida

1959: In Indonesia, Aceh is made a Propinsi Daerah Istimewa (Province and Special Area)

1970: The first ever general election on the basis of direct adult franchise is held in Pakistan for 313 National Assembly seats
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pakistani_general_election,_1970
http://www.dawn.com/news/686541/1970-polls-when-election-results-created-a-storm
http://historypak.com/elections-of-1970/

1971: Bombing of Phom-Penh  by communist Khmer Rouge

1971: Pakistan president Yayah Khan announces the formation of a coalition government with Nurul Amin as Prime Minister and Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto as vice-prime minister
http://presidentyahya.com/about.html

1972: Imelda Marcos, wife of Philippine President Ferdinand E. Marcos, is stabbed and seriously wounded by an assailant. The man is then shot and killed by her bodyguards
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1512/today-in-philippine-history-december-7-1972-dimahilig-attempted-to-assasinate-mrs-marcos
http://www.liveleak.com/view?c=1&i=cf1_1233509627

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=steFcadUwW4

1975: Breaking off of diplomatic relations with Portugal, Indonesia invads East Timor which will be the  la 27th Indonesia province in July 1976
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/indonesia-invades-east-timor
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indonesian_invasion_of_East_Timor

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1978: Resignation of Japanese Prime Minister Takeo Fukuda. Masayoshi Ohira succeeds him
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Masayoshi_%C5%8Chira

1979: Birth of Ayako Fujitani, Japanese actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ayako_Fujitani
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0297858/

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

1987: Because strikes and protests Bangladesh president Ershad dissolves parliament
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hossain_Mohammad_Ershad

2000: In front of the Philippine Senat, opening of the impeachment trial of president Joseph Estrada
http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/128607/fast-facts-estrada-impeachment-trial

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x2srr63

2001: Taliban surrender Kandahar
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/december/7/newsid_4031000/4031711.stm
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2001/dec/07/afghanistan1

2001: Surprising resignation of Xu Kuangdi, the popular mayor of Shanghai
http://edition.cnn.com/2001/BUSINESS/asia/12/10/china.shanghai/index.html

2001: In Indonesia Sulawesi islands, thousands of Chritians, attacked by Muslims flee their villages. In two years, the Christian-Muslim riots cause 1,000 deads

2001: Death of of Subrata Mitra, Indian cinematographer, a master of black-and-white film photography
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Subrata_Mitra
http://www.geraldpeary.com/interviews/mno/mitra.html

2002: In Mymensingh, Bangladesh, four movies theaters are bombed within 30 minutes of each other. At least 15 people were killed and over 200 were injured

2004: Hamid Karzai is sworn in as president of Afghanistan
http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,140711,00.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/3135938.stm

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2005: Death of Devan Nair, 3rd President of Singapore (1981-1985), born on August 5, 1923)
http://swordofdemocles.blogspot.fr/2005/12/death-of-ex-president.html
http://www.thinkcentre.org/article.php?id=2682

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2008: Death of Marky Cielo, Filipino-Igorot dancer and actor, born on May 12, 1988
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marky_Cielo

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GEaBA239oaw

2010: The Philippine Supreme Court declares as unconstitutional President Benigno S. Aquino III’s creation of a commission to investigate corruption allegations against his predecessor
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/08/world/asia/08iht-phils.html?ref=asia

2011: One of Vietnam’s best-known actors, Don Duong – once labelled a traitor by his country’s armed forces – dies of heart failure and a brain haemorrhage aged 55, relatives say
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-16072280

2012: Powerful typhoon in the Philippines. The death toll from the storm has surpassed 500, with more than 400 people missing.
http://photoblog.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/12/07/15752731-death-toll-over-500-in-the-philippines-following-typhoon?lite
http://asiancorrespondent.com/93161/death-toll-from-philippine-typhoon-climbs-past-500/

2014: China slams the Philippines for challenging its territorial claims over the South China Sea through international arbitration, refusing to back down just a week before a deadline to respond in the case
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/china-condemns-philippines-over-disputed-sea-arbitration http://en.people.cn/n/2014/1207/c90883-8819170.html

2016 : Death of Junaid Jamshed, Pakistani musician, in a plane crash, born in 1964
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/dec/07/pakistan-plane-crashes-flight-pk661

 

Holidays and observances

India: Armed Forces Flag Day



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