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On 11 November in Asian history

1921-11-11 Naval conference

ON 11 NOVEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on November 11, 2018

1636: Birth of Yan Ruoqu, great Chinese scholar who died on July 9, 1704
http://www.chinaknowledge.de/History/Qing/personsyanruoqu.html

1675: Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji, 9th sikh guru, is beheaded, born on April 1,  1621
http://www.theworldofgurunanak.com/guru-teg-bahadur-ji.html
http://www.patshahi10.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=256:who-killed-guru-tegh-bahadur&catid=34:english&Itemid=63
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lsjGayRu7TQ

1743: In now Indonesia,  Pakubuwono II gives to Dutch VOC Surabaya, Rembang, Jepara and claims to eastern most Java and West Madura. VOC receives a say in court appointment
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Surakarta_Sunanate

Pakubuwono-II
1750: Riots break out in Lhasa after the murder of the Tibetan regent http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lhasa_riot_of_1750

1763: Death of Jean-François Dupleix, former governor general of the French Establishment in India
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Fran%C3%A7ois_Dupleix

1858 : Birth of Martin Teofilo Delgado, Filipino revolutionary general, who died on November 12, 1918
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1340/today-in-philippine-history-november-11-1858-martin-teofilo-delgado-was-born-in-santa-barbara-Iloilo
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mart%C3%ADn_Te%C3%B3filo_Delgado

1865: Treaty of Sinchula in which Bhutan gives up the areas east of the Teesta river to the British East India Company
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bhutan_War

1866: Bombing of Seoul by the French fleet of Admiral Roze, but the city is not taken (See 16 October)
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/French_Campaign_against_Korea,_1866

1873: Dutch invade Aceh again, and maintain their positions, but would sustain heavy losses due to  disease

1888: Birth of Abul Kalam Muhiyuddin Ahmed, Muslim scholar and a senior political leader of the Indian independence movement, who died on February 22, 1958
http://www.liveindia.com/freedomfighters/5.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/11th-november-1888-abul-kalam-azad-leader-of-independence-movement-was-born

1896 : In the Philippines, end of the two-days Battle of Binakayan, at Cavite el Viejo (present day Kawit), Cavite
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Binakayan-Dalahican
http://www.latinamericanstudies.org/binakayan.htm

1911: Yuan Shikai, succedes Prince Qing as Prime Minister of the Chinese Imperial Cabinet

1913: Birth of Sun Yun-suan, Prime Minister of the Republic of China (1978-1984) who, died on February 15, 2006
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sun_Yun-suan

1921: Opening of Washington Naval Conference between Britain, France, Japan and United States for discussions of issues in the Pacific and Far East (up to February 1922)
http://totallyhistory.com/washington-naval-conference/
http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/naval-arms-control-1921.htm

1921-11-11 Naval conference

1926: Birth of Johnny Walker, Indian actor who died on July 29, 2003
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0907888/bio

1936 Birth of Mala Sinha, Nepali Indian actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mala_Sinha

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cBgk0Ho0xkk

1939:Death of Murakami Kagaku, Japanese painter, born on July 3, 1888
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kagaku_Murakami
http://clocktower.org/show/acaw-09-the-life-and-work-of-murakami-kagaku-1889-1939
https://www.google.fr/search?q=Murakami+Kagaku&rlz=1C2EODB_enFR584FR584&biw=1366&bih=600&tbm=isch&source=lnms&sa=X&ei=KC1hVILgN87haOmGgvAB&ved=0CAYQ_AUoAQ

Murakami Kagatu 2

1941: Birth of Shunsuke Ikeda, Japanese actor who died on June 11, 2010
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shunsuke_Ikeda

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=es9s-OhvmZk

1945: in Indonesia, Sutan Sjahrir moves a proposal through KNIP to take powers away from the President and transfer them to a Prime Minister and the Cabinet. The effect is to make Sukarno’s position less powerful for a while
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sutan_Sjahrir

1949: The Chinese PLA air forces are founded
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/People%27s_Liberation_Army_Air_Force
http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/china/plaaf-intro.htm

1952: Birth of Ho Lily, Taiwanese actress
http://www.hkcinemagic.com/en/people.asp?id=1818
http://www.lovehkfilm.com/people/ho_lily.htm

1955: Birth of Jigme Singye Wangchuck, king of Bhutan (1972-2006)
http://www.raonline.ch/pages/bt/visin/bt_royalfam01b.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jigme_Singye_Wangchuck

1960: A military coup against President Ngo Dinh Diem of South Vietnam is crushed
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1960_South_Vietnamese_coup_attempt

1960-11-11 Failed coup

1967: One more time, US president Lyndon Johnson says he is ready to meet North Vietnam leaders

1967: During the Vietnam War, in a propaganda ceremony in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, three American prisoners of war are released by the Viet Cong and turned over to “new left” antiwar activist Tom Hayden
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/viet-cong-release-u-s-prisoners-of-war

1968: Biginning of Operation Commando Hunt. The goal is to interdict men and supplies on the Ho Chi Minh trail throught Laos into South Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/operation-commando-hunt-commences
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Commando_Hunt

1968: Failed assassination attack against Ayub Khan, head of state of Pakistan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ayub_Khan

1968: Second Republic is declared in the Maldives under the presidency of Ibrahim Nasir, elected indirectly to a four-year presidential term by the Majlis (legislature)
http://www.maldivesroyalfamily.com/maldives_nasir.shtml

1972: The huge American military base of Long Bing is given to South Vietnam authorities. End  of the direct engagement of the USA in Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/long-binh-base-turned-over-to-south-vietnam

1977: Kriangsak Chomanan is sworn in as Thai prime minister, up to March 1980
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kriangsak_Chamanan

1977: Prime Minister Pham Van Dong issued Resolution 297 severely restricting religious practices in Vietnam and allowing the government to confiscate church properties and to forbid the “spread of superstitions.”

1977: Death of Abraham Sarmiento jr, Filipino journalist and activist while in prison, born on June 5, 1950
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/index.html?curid=17115268

1978: The tragedy of the 2500 boat people on Haï Hong ship who are denied to shore on Malaysia is revealed
http://cyusof.blogspot.com/2008/10/hai-hong-saga.html


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wCFny5Kh6qo

1978: Maumoon Abdul Gayoom is elected president of the Maldives succeeding Ibramim Nasir
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maumoon_Abdul_Gayoom

1980 : Death of Binod Behari Mukherjee, Bengali painter and muralist, born on February 7, 1904
http://www.eyeway.org/?q=binod-bihari-mukherjee
http://www.artnewsnviews.com/view-article.php?article=benodebehari-mukherjee-a-recluse-and-the-centenary-show&iid=16&articleid=352
https://www.google.fr/search?q=Binod+Bihari+Mukherjee&biw=1255&bih=550&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwipv8CG-p7QAhXM2RoKHSyRDMsQ_AUIBygC

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GPIRjOZ02nI

1983: President Reagan becomes the first US president to address Japanese legislature
https://www.politico.com/story/2017/11/11/reagan-addresses-japanese-parliament-nov-11-1983-244702

1983-11-14 Reagan Hirohito

2001: Theys Eluay, leader of the independence movement for Papua (Irian Jaya), is found dead in a town east of Jayapura. Several military officers will be later arrested for the murder
http://www.insideindonesia.org/weekly-articles/the-life-and-death-of-theys-eluay

2008: A closed court Myanmar sentence at least 11 dissidents involved in last year’s pro-democracy protests to 65 years each in prison
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2008/11/2008111135316716782.html
http://advocacy.globalvoicesonline.org/2008/11/11/burmese-blogger-nay-phone-latt-sentenced-to-twenty-years-and-six-months/
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7721271.stm

2008: Chen Shui-bian, the former Taiwan’s president, is detained after being questioned about a money-laundering case

2008-11-11 Chen arrested

2008: Mohamed Nasheed is sworn in as the 4th president of the Maldives, succeeding Maumoon Abdul Gayoom
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7721335.stm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QLmP40gYH7c

2009: Death of Dhanpat Rai Nahar, Indian labour leader, born in 1919
http://www.wikiwand.com/en/Dhanpat_Rai_Nahar

2017: Nepal’s three-time premier of monarchy era Kirti Nidhi Bista dies at 90
http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/south-asia/article/2119467/nepals-three-time-premier-monarchy-era-kirti-nidhi-bista-dies
http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com/news/2017-11-11/former-pm-bista-passes-away-at-90.html


Holidays and observances

South Korea : Pepero Day

Maldives : Republic Day (1968)

Bhutan: Birthday of King Jigme Singye Wangchuck