On 7 September in Asian history

ON 7 SEPTEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 7, 2018

251: Death of Sima Yi, Chinese general and politician, born in 179
http://koei.wikia.com/wiki/Sima_Yi

786: Birth of Emperor Saga, 52nd Emperor of Japan, who died in 842
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Saga_of_Japan

859: Death of Emperor Xuānzong of Tang, Chinese emperor, born on July 27, 810
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Xu%C4%81nzong_of_Tang

1539: Angad Dev becomes 2nd guru of the Sikh
http://www.sikhs.org/guru2.htm

1552: Death of Guru Angad Dev, second Sikh Guru, born in 1504
http://www.sikh-history.com/sikhhist/gurus/nanak2.html

1652: Around 15,000 Han farmers and militia rebel against Dutch rule on Taiwan
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guo_Huaiyi_Rebellion
https://patriciahysell.wordpress.com/tag/guo-huaiyi-rebellion/

1695: English pirate Henry Every perpetrates one of the most profitable pirate raids in history with the capture of the Grand Mughal ship Ganj-i-Sawai
http://britishlibrary.typepad.co.uk/asian-and-african/2013/03/the-highjacking-of-the-ganj-i-sawa%CA%BCi.html

http://latinamericanhistory.about.com/od/Pirates/p/Henry-Every-The-Pirate-Who-Kept-His-Loot.htm

1809: Death of Chao Phraya Chakri (Rama I) founder of the current Thailand Chakri dynasty who established Bangkok as the capital of Siam, born on March 20, 1736
http://www.thailandsworld.com/index.cfm?p=473
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Rama_I

1782-04-06 Rama 1 couronnement

1840: Birth of Sisowath, king of Cambodia, who died on August 9, 1927
http://angkor1431.tripod.com/index/id17.html

1901: The Peace of Beijing ends the Boxer Uprising in China. Under the agreement, China pays an indemnity to the European powers and lowers trade barriers
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boxer_Protocol
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/8702.html

1904: At the end of a British expedition to Lhasa, expedition leader Colonel Francis Younghusband forces Tibet to sign a treaty whereby the Dalai Lama cannot concede territory to another foreign power without British consent
http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/history/empire/episodes/episode_74.shtml

1934: Birth of Sunil Gangopadhyay, Indian author and poet who died on October 23, 2012
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sunil_Gangopadhyay
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0304355/

1939: Death of the Japanese novelist Kyoka Izumi, born on November 4, 1873
http://www.intangible.org/Features/koya/koyaintro1.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ky%C5%8Dka_Izumi

1940: Birth of Abdurrahman Wahid, 4th President of Indonesia, who died on December 30, 2009
http://eklusiftheme.blogspot.fr/2013/02/abdurrahman-wahid-gus-dur-biography.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abdurrahman_Wahid

1942: Australian and US forces inflict a significant defeat upon the Japanese at the Battle of Milne Bay that started on August 25
http://www.awm.gov.au/units/event_345.asp
http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/battles_milne_bay.html
http://www.heraldsun.com.au/leader/east/battle-of-milne-bay-greg-mcgregor-recalls-struggle-that-helped-turn-world-war-ii/news-story/2abbc586d42969cf9fbebd627be3347b

1951: Birth of Mammootty, Indian actor, producer, and lawyer
http://entertainment.oneindia.in/celebs/mammootty/biography.html
http://mammootty.com/biography

1953: Mohammed Daoud becomes prime minister of Afghanistan, up to March 10, 1963
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mohammed_Daoud_Khan

1962: Death of Eiji Yoshikawa, Japanese historical novelist, born on August 11, 1892
http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/y/eiji-yoshikawa/
http://www.whistlingshade.com/0501/yoshikawa.html

1965: China announces that it will reinforce its troops in the Indian border

1965: Operation Dwarka, a naval operation by the Pakistan Navy to attack on the Indian coastal town of Dwarka. This was the first use of Pakistan Navy in any of the Indo-Pakistan Wars
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Dwarka
http://arynews.tv/en/50-years-later-india-still-unable-to-forget-pak-navys-operation-dwarka/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=38X9Zt38s_Y

1965: In a follow-up to August’s Operation Starlight, United States Marines and South Vietnamese forces initiate Operation Piranha on the Batangan Peninsula
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/marines-launch-operation-piranha
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Piranha

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ZHSVfLS-V4

1970: In USA, an anti-war rally is held at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, attended by John Kerry, Jane Fonda and Donald Sutherland
http://www.snopes.com/photos/politics/kerry.asp
 1970-09-07 John Kerry Jane Fonda

1974: Death of S. M. Rasamanickam, Ceylon Tamil politician, born on January 13, 1913
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S._M._Rasamanickam

1986: Death of Omar Ali Saifuddin III, 28th sultan of Brunei (1951-1986), born on September 23, 1914
http://www.liquisearch.com/omar_ali_saifuddien_iii/death_and_state_funeral
http://4voicesgirls.blogspot.fr/2009/05/sultan-omar-ali-saifuddien-3.html

1988: Abdul Ahad Mohmand, the first Afghan in space, returns aboard the Soviet spacecraft Soyuz TM-5 after 9 days on the Mir space station
https://www.facebook.com/notes/afghanistan/first-afghan-on-space-abdul-ahad-mohmand/281420168551211

1997: Under Beijing pressures, the presence of Taiwan president Lee Teng-hui, China causes the failure of the International conference on the Panama Canal Except Nicaragua and Honduras, all others countries renounce to attend

1999: In Indonesia, Xanana Gusmao, leader of the East Timor separatists, arrested in 1992, is freed
http://articles.latimes.com/1999/sep/08/news/mn-7848

2008: Death of Nagi Noda, Japanese pop artist and director, born in 1973
http://www.boingboing.net/2008/09/10/nagi-noda-japanese-a.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nagi_Noda

2009: Taiwan’s premier Liu Chao-shiuan resigns, after the government was heavily criticized for its slow response to last month’s typhoon. Mr Liu is replaced by the ruling party’s secretary general, Wu Den-yih
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8241760.stm

2009: Former prime minister and BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia, her son Tarique Rahman and four others are charged for embezzlement of 20 million taka (US$290,697) by forming Zia Orphanage Trust

2010: A Chinese fishing trawler collides with two Japanese Coast Guard patrol boats in disputed waters near the islands. After the collisions, Japanese sailors board the Chinese vessel and arrest the captain
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2010_Senkaku_boat_collision_incident
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2010/11/201011562855161225.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lgt8EbOi9MM

2014: Shinzo Abe becomes the first Japanese prime minister to visit Sri Lanka in 24 years, on the second leg of a South Asian tour that sought to assert Tokyo’s interest in a region where it has ceded influence to China
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-southasia-japan/abe-becomes-first-japanese-pm-to-visit-sri-lanka-in-24-years-idUSKBN0H20HW20140907?feedType=RSS&feedName=worldNews

2014: Death of Yoshiko Ōtaka, Chinese-Japanese actress, singer, and politician, born on February 12, 1920
http://www.theguardian.com/film/2014/sep/22/yoshiko-yamaguchi
https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/yoshiko-shirley-yamaguchi-actress-dies-at-94/2014/09/15/68171634-3ce6-11e4-b0ea-8141703bbf6f_story.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UeHIONL4cJY

 

Holidays and observances

Pakistan: Pakistani Air Force Day since 1971



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