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On 12 April in Asian history

 

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Updated on April 12, 2019

599 BC Birth of Mahavira, the 24th Tirthankara of Jainism who died in 527 BC
http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/jainism/history/mahavira.shtml
http://www.vam.ac.uk/content/articles/j/jainism-the-story-of-mahavira/
http://www.hearty-india.com/2011/06/mahavir-jayanti-vardhamanas-bday.html

1852: In the Second Burmese war, Rangoon is occupied by the British
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Anglo-Burmese_War
http://www.gktoday.in/second-anglo-burmese-war/

1852-04-12  Prise de Rangon

1868: Birth of Akiyama Saneyuki, Japanese naval commander, who died on 4 February 1918
http://www.ndl.go.jp/portrait/e/datas/222.html

1895: Bonifacio first declaration of the Philippines independence inside a cave at Pamitinan


https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1067/today-in-philippine-history-april-12-1895-bonifacio-first-declared-independence-inside-a-cave-pamitinan
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pamitinan_Cave

1912: Birth of Sri Sultan Hamengkubuwono IX, second vice president of Indonesia, who died on 1st October 1988
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sri_Sultan_Hamengkubuwono_IX

1913: Birth of Keiko Fukuda, Japanese-born American martial artist
http://judoinfo.com/fukuda.htm

1927: Kuomintang (Guomindang) starts massacre of Communists in Shanghai


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/April_12_Incident
http://alphahistory.com/chineserevolution/shanghai-massacre/
http://hwcahuffman.weebly.com/shanghai-massacre.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/3739.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2mOeJjON_iI

1928 : Birth of Akbar Padamsee, Indian painter
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Akbar_Padamsee
http://akbarpadamsee.net/biography.html
https://www.google.fr/search?q=Akbar+Padamsee&biw=1366&bih=622&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiksNHejIfMAhUFthoKHe6WBWYQ_AUIBigB&dpr=1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-tkMT7waMmI

1932: Birth of Lakshman Kardirgamar, Sri Lanka politician, who was killed on 12 August 2005
 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lakshman_Kadirgamar

1942: Japan kills about 400 Filipino officers during Bataan Death March
http://www.ducksters.com/history/world_war_ii/bataan_death_march.php

1942-04-12 Massacre officiers Philippins

1945: Birth of Lee Jong-wook, Korean Director-General of the World Health Organization (2003-2006) who died on 22 May 2006
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lee_Jong-wook

1946: Birth of Chen Yifei, Chinese painter who died on April 10, 2005
http://www.chinaonlinemuseum.com/painting-chen-yifei.php

1953: Viet Minh forces invade Laos. Laotian Government requests formal condemnation of Viet Minh aggression

1956: SWRD Bandaranaike, Prime Minister of Ceylon up to his assassination on September 26, 1959
http://www.swrdbandaranaike.lk/his_life.html

1960: Amir Mohammad Khan is sworn in as Governor of West Pakistan, up to September 1966
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malik_Amir_Mohammad_Khan

1962: Death of Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya, Indian politician and engineer, born on September 15, 1860
http://guruprasad.net/posts/celebrate-sir-m-visvesvarayas-birthday-engineers-day/

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HRHXrR1JpDE

1963: In the confrontation between Indonesia and Malaysia, Indonesian volunteers (in fact regular soldiers) begin to infiltrate Sarawak and Sabah
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indonesia%E2%80%93Malaysia_confrontation

Sarawak et Borneo map

1966: 1st B-52 bombing on North Vietnam

1972: Chinese Ping-Pong team visits U.S. on two-week tour, including White House reception with President Nixon
https://www.ncuscr.org/content/table-tennis-delegation-1972

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qGG50HwYBHo

1973: Establishment of diplomatic relations between Paris and Hanoi

1975: In Cambodia, evacuation of the last Americans. France recognizes the National Union Government (Khmer Rouge and prince Sihanouk)
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-embassy-in-cambodia-evacuated
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/april/12/newsid_2524000/2524143.stm

1986: Qiao Shi becomes vice Premier minister of China
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qiao_Shi

1987: Death of Wang Renwei, Chinese actress, born on November 8, 1914
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/3900.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yx9iSP8uIhM

2001: In Indonesia, President Wahid authorizes the resumption of military operations against the separatists in Aceh

2006: Death of Dr. Rajkumar, Kannada language film actor/singer (India), born on April 24, 1929
http://www.nytimes.com/2006/04/13/movies/13kumar.html?_r=0
http://www.filmibeat.com/celebs/dr-rajkumar/biography.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/12-april-2006-rajkumar-legendary-kannada-film-actor-died

2008: During the Boa Forum, in Hainan (China), President Hu Jintao meets Taiwan vice-president Vincent Siew. It is the highest-level contact since 1949


http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7343945.stm

2010: Death of Palito, Filipino comedian, born on September 4, 1934
http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/story/188218/showbiz/veteran-comedian-palito-passes-away-at-76
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palito

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SzEZk_WY4UQ

2011 : Death of Sachin Bhowmick, Indian screenwriter and director, born on July 17, 1930
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/hindi/bollywood/news/Sachin-Bhowmick-passes-away/articleshow/7968983.cms

2015: In Japan, candidates backed by Abe’s Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) and junior coalition partner Komeito are elected in all of the 10 gubernatorial polls held across the nation

2016: Cambodian court charges opposition leader Um Sam An over criticism of Prime Minister Hun Sen’s government border policy with Vietnam
http://www.dw.com/en/cambodian-court-charges-opposition-leader-over-criticism-of-government/a-19180239
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/in-blow-for-immunity-lawmaker-arrested-111206/

2016: For the first time since the end of World War II, Japanese destroyers dropped anchor at a Vietnamese port, signifying the two nations’ defense cooperation