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1963-12 Zhou Enlai en Afrique

ON 14 DECEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on December 14, 2017

835: in the Sweet Dew Incident, Emperor Wenzong of the Tang dynasty conspires to kill the powerful eunuchs of the Tang court, but the plot is foiled
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sweet_Dew_Incident
https://open.library.ubc.ca/cIRcle/collections/ubctheses/831/items/1.0093907

1009: Birth of 69th Japanese emperor Go-Sugaku from 1036 to 1045
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Go-Suzaku

1869: Birth of Jose Maria Asuncion, Filipino painter and writer who died on May 2, 1925
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1635/today-in-philippine-history-december-14-1869-jose-maria-asuncion-was-born-in-sta-cruz-manila

1883: Birth of Morihei Ueshiba, Japanese martial artist and founder of Aikido, who died on 26 April 1969
http://www.blackbeltmag.com/daily/traditional-martial-arts-training/aikido/the-morihei-ueshiba-biography-from-sumo-to-aikido/
http://www.aikido-world.com/nuchicago/aikido1.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morihei_Ueshiba

Morihei Ueshiba 2

1897: The Pact of Biak-na-Bato creates a truce between the Spanish Government and the Philippine revolutionary government led by Emilio Aguinaldo, to end the Philippine Revolution
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/820/today-in-philippine-history-december-14-1897-the-pact-of-biaknabato-was-signed
http://ffemagazine.com/philippines-history-this-week-the-truce-of-biak-na-bato/

1897-12-14 Truce of Biak-na-bato

1914: Birth of Marie-Thérèse Nguyen Huu Thi Lan, later Imperial Princess Nam Phuong and Empress Nam Phuong, first and primary wife of Bao Dai, the last king of Annam and last emperor of Vietnam, from 1934 until her death on December 16, 1963
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nam_Phuong

1918: Birth of B.K.S. Iyengar, Indian yoga advocate
http://www.bksiyengar.com/Modules/Guruji/guru.htm

1924: In China, Chiang Kai-shek troops occupy Hankou

1924: Birth of Raj Kapoor, a legendery Indian actor, producer and director of Bollywood movies, who died on June 3, 1988
http://www.rediff.com/entertai/2003/apr/16dinesh.htm
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/14th-december-1924-raj-kapoor-indian-actor-and-director-was-born

1927: Chinese National Government breaks off diplomatic relations with the Soviet Union ending the cooperation with Comintern
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/11712.html

1931: Birth of Jon Elia (Jaun Elia), Pakistani scholar, poet and philosopher, who died on November 8, 2002
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jon_Elia

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3urjzyCQDjw

1934: Birth of Shyam Benegal, Indian director and screenwriter
http://www.sscnet.ucla.edu/southasia/Culture/Cinema/Benegal.html
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0070867/

1937: Japanese install a puppet government in Beijing

1937: Death of Fabian de la Rosa, Filipino painter, born on May 5, 1869
http://www.artesdelasfilipinas.com/archives/30/master-of-genre-fabian-cueto-de-la-rosa-1869-1937
https://www.google.fr/search?q=fabian+dela+rosa&biw=1093&bih=520&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&sqi=2&ved=0ahUKEwiix4rVwdnJAhUEXBoKHePzArgQ_AUIBigB&dpr=1.25

Fabian de La Rosa 2

1946 : Birth of Sanjay Gandhi, Congress leader Indira Gandhi’s son, who died on June 23, 1980 in a plane crash
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sanjay_Gandhi
http://www.thehindu.com/books/books-reviews/the-life-and-death-of-sanjay-gandhi/article4428896.ece

1955: United Nations Security Council welcomes 16 new members, including Laos, Cambodia, Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), Nepal, but said no to Outer Mongolia and Japan

1961: Kennedy announces intent to increase aid to South Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/kennedy-announces-intent-to-increase-aid-to-south-vietnam

1963: Chinese-Premier Zhou Enlai starts visits to 14 countries in Asia and Africa
http://www.fmprc.gov.cn/mfa_eng/ziliao_665539/3602_665543/3604_665547/t18001.shtml
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/11648.html

1963-12 Zhou Enlai en Afrique

1964: During Vietnam War, Operation Barrel Roll on Laos begins
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/operation-barrel-roll-begins
http://www.wikiwand.com/en/Operation_Barrel_Roll

1966: Death of Shailendra, Indian lyricist, born on August 30, 1923
http://www.india-forums.com/forum_posts.asp?TID=518619
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shailendra_(lyricist)

1966: The US authorities suggest to North Vietnam to extend Chrismas truce

1971: Over 200 of East Pakistan’s intellectuals including professors, journalists, doctors, artists, engineers, and writers are executed en masse, most notably at Rayerbazar and Mirpur
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Day_of_the_Martyred_Intellectuals
http://en.banglapedia.org/index.php?title=Killing_of_Intellectuals

1975: Six South Moluccan terrorists surrendered to police after holding 23 people hostage for 12 days on a train near the Dutch town of Beilen
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1975_Dutch_train_hostage_crisis

1978: People’s Republic of China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor (Xinjiang)

1980: Birth of Tata Young, Thai-American singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tata_Young

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JaIci_4H6QI

1988: Last Sino-Vietnamese military border incident

1989: Birth of Onew, South Korean singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Onew

1994: In China, construction begins on the Three Gorges Dam in the Yangzi River
http://www.china-profile.com/history/indepth/id_138.htm
http://www.internationalrivers.org/china/three-gorges-dam

1997: Ex South Korea president Chun Doo-hwan death sentence is commuted to life imprisonment
http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9403E3D7153EF930A15751C1A961958260

2003: President of Pakistan Pervez Musharraf narrowly escapes a first assassination attempt
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/3318449.stm
http://edition.cnn.com/2003/WORLD/asiapcf/12/14/blast.musharraf/
http://www.nndb.com/people/877/000024805/

2003-12-14 Attentat contre Musharaff

2004: Death of Fernando Poe, Jr., Filipino actor and presidential candidate, born on August 20, 1939
http://www.nytimes.com/2004/12/14/international/asia/14poe.html?fta=y&_r=0
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/4089413.stm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/3683857.stm

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

2006: By Royal Edit, king Jigme Singye Wangchuck of Nepal hands over power to his eldest son Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/6184349.stm

2006: Death of Anton Balasingham, chief political strategist of Sri Lanka separatist Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam
http://www.tamilnet.com/art.html?catid=13&artid=20610

2012: China submits to the UN a detailed explanation of its claims to a disputed area of the East China Sea
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-20730880
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Beijing-report-to-UN:-the-Senkaku-/-Diaoyu-are-Chinese-26637.html

2013: A spacecraft carrying China’s first lunar  rover landed has on the moon, state television showed, a major step for the emerging superpower’s ambitious space programme
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2013/12/china-first-lunar-rover-set-touchdown-2013121454636469941.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-25356603

2014: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wins comfortable re-election in a snap poll he had billed as a referendum on his economic policies, but a record low voter turn-out threatened to cloud any mandate
http://www.theguardian.com/world/video/2014/dec/14/japan-prime-minister-shinzo-abe-wins-election-video

2015: One of China’s most prominent human rights lawyers, Pu Zhiqiang, goes on trial over online comments critical of the ruling Communist Party, as police scuffled with supporters gathered outside the courthouse
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-35089858
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/1891126/chinese-rights-lawyer-pu-zhiqiang-rejects-charges

2016: Jailed Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim loses his final bid for freedom when a federal court rejected his appeal to set aside his sodomy conviction and five-year jail term
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/malaysian-opposition-leader-anwar-loses-final-bid-for-freedom/3365834.html
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/dec/14/jailed-former-malaysian-opposition-leader-anwar-ibrahim-loses-last-appeal

Holidays and observances

Day of the Martyred Intellectuals (Bangladesh)

Forty-seven Ronin remembrance day (Sengaku-ji, Tokyo)



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