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On 1st February in Asian history

1948-02-01 Federation of Malaya foundation

ON 1st FEBRUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on February 1, 2017

1501: Birth of Queen Munjeong of Korean who died on December 29, 1565
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Queen_Munjeong
http://jiwonwoo.wordpress.com/2012/05/02/the-third-queen-consort-of-king-jungjong-the-king-who-was-easily-swayed-by-retainers-2/
http://www.dramasrok.com/2013/10/queen-munjeong-mandate-heaven/

1662: In Taiwan, after a nine-month siege, the Dutch entrenched in fort  Zeelandia surrender to Chinese General Koxinga
http://www.taiwandocuments.org/koxinga.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fort_Zeelandia_(Taiwan)

http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/320.html

1662-02-01 Surrender of Zeelandia

1663: Birth of Mother Ignacia del Espiritu Santo, Filipino foundress of the Religious of the Virgin Mary who died on September 10, 1748
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mother_Ignacia_del_Espiritu_Santo
http://www.rvmonline.net/?q=node/2
http://vmides.blogspot.fr/2012/05/life-of-venerable-mother-ignacia-del.html

 

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

1764: Death of Chinese writer Cao Xueqin, author of the Dream in the Red Chamber, born in 1715
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/1499.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cao_Xueqin

Cao Xueqin

1789: Chinese troops are driven out of Vietnam capital Thang Long (Hanoi)

1814: Volcano Mayon on Luzon Philippines erupts killing 1,200
http://www.fabulousphilippines.com/mayon-eruption-1814.html
http://opinion.inquirer.net/52185/the-mayon-eruption-of-1814

1897: Foundation of the Shinhan Bank, the oldest bank in South Korea
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shinhan_Bank

1902: Chinese empress Cixi forbids the binding of women’s feet. Manchu and Chinese are allowed intermarriage

1910: Birth of Ngabo Ngawang Jigme, chairman of the Autonomous Region of Tibet (1964-1968) who died on December 23, 2009
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ngapoi_Ngawang_Jigme

1917: Birth of A. K. Hangal, Indian actor who died on August 26, 2012
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A._K._Hangal
http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/the-curious-case-of-ak-hangal/article3824670.ece

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GeFRRRwCfy8

1920: Birth of Chinese painter Zao Wou-ki (others sources say 13 February), who died on April 9, 2013
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zao_Wou_Ki_(Zhao_Wuji)
http://www.zao-wou-ki.com/
http://www.asianart.com/exhibitions/zao/index.html

1922: Death of Yamagata Aritomo, field marshal and twice Prime Minister of the Meiji period
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yamagata_Aritomo

1930: Birth of Hossain Mohammad Ershad, President of Bangladesh (1982-1990)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hossain_Mohammad_Ershad
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/hussain-muhammad-ershad-5851.php

1931: Birth of Iajuddin Ahmed, president of Bangladesh (2002-2007)
http://www.eus88.com/vikrampur/celebrities/template.php?celebrityid=9
http://en.banglapedia.org/index.php?title=Ahmed,_Iajuddin

1932: The National Bank of Chinese Soviet Republic is established with Mao Zemin as its president. The CSR Central Mint issued three kinds of currency, including the paper bill, the copper coin, and the silver dollar
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Bank_of_Chinese_Soviet_Republic

1942: U.S. Navy conducts Marshalls–Gilberts raids, the first offensive action by the United States against Japanese forces in the Pacific Theater, up to March 10.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marshalls%E2%80%93Gilberts_raids
http://ibiblio.org/hyperwar/USN/USN-CN-Raids/USN-CN-Raids-1.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4prnvxQWud8

1943: Japanese forces on Guadalcanal Island, defeated by Marines, start to withdraw after the Japanese emperor finally gives them permission
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/japanese-begin-evacuation-of-guadalcanal

1948: First Official day of the Federation of Malaya
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federation_of_Malaya
http://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/history/events/72e9ebe6-7a0f-4512-aa48-3da99d598525

1948-02-01 Federation of Malaya foundation

1949: The Malayan Peoples’ Anti-Japanese Army (MPABA) changes its name to ‘Malayan Peoples’ Liberation Army’ (MPLA). This name, originally written in Chinese, has also been translated as ‘Malayan Races Liberation Army’ (MRLA) and ‘Malayan National Liberation Army’ (MNLA). The term translated as ‘Peoples’, ‘Races’, or ‘National’ was intended to signify that the army represented all three of Malaya’s principal ethnic groups, Malays, Chinese, and Indians

1951: United Nations General Assembly declares China an aggressor country in Korea War
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-n-condemns-prc-for-aggression
http://hansard.millbanksystems.com/commons/1951/feb/01/korea-united-nations-resolution

1955: The US Congress ratifies the Treaty of Manila (Seato)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Southeast_Asia_Treaty_Organization

1956: Birth of Brahmanandam, Indian film actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brahmanandam

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jyqj4sNfuQY

1958: Birth of Ryo Horikawa, actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ry%C5%8D_Horikawa

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lmOG8Ag06wA

1958: Birth of Jackie Shroff, Indian actor
http://www.koimoi.com/actor/jackie-shroff/

1962: Birth of Tomoyasu Hotei, Japanese singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, and actor http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tomoyasu_Hotei
http://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-21510249

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rzfv5WdVr2c

1962: Birth of Takashi Murakami, contemporary Japanese painter
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takashi_Murakami
https://www.google.fr/search?q=takashi+murakami&hl=fr&tbo=d&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=x5YKUc6uH6u00QXvqYHIBw&sqi=2&ved=0CAcQ_AUoAA&biw=1366&bih=531

Takashi Murakami

1964: U.S. and South Vietnamese naval forces initiate Operation Plan (Oplan) 34A, which calls for raids by South Vietnamese commandos, operating under American orders, against North Vietnamese coastal and island installations
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/operation-plan-34a-commences
http://ausvets.tripod.com/oplan34a.htm

1968: During the Vietnam War, South Vietnamese National Police Chief Brig. Gen. Nguyen Ngoc Loan executes a Vietcong officer with a pistol shot to the head. A famous picture that shocked the world
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BGrsw6m9UOY

1972: Kuala Lumpur becomes a city by a royal charter granted by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong (king) of Malaysia

1973: Birth of Makiko Ohmoto, Japanese voice actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Makiko_Ohmoto
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=4579

1974: Kuala Lumpur is declared a Federal Territory

1984: China and Netherlands regain diplomatic relations downed to chargé d’affaires level in May 1981 after the sale of submarines to Taiwan
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/1530.html

1985: In Cambodia, Vietnamese forces launch a large scale offensive against Khmer Rouge

1999: Ong Teng Cheong is forced to quit as president of Singapore
http://www.singapore-window.org/sw00/000310a3.htm
http://www.yawningbread.org/arch_2005/yax-444.htm

2001: In Indonesia, by 393 votes vs 4, the parliament approves the parliamentary enquiry linking the president Wahid in two corruption cases

2001: Putrajaya, the Malaysian administrative city, is declared a Federal Territory
http://www.malaysiasite.nl/putrajayaeng.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Putrajaya

2002: Yu Shyi-kun becomes Prime Minister of Taiwan, up to 1st February 2006, born on 25 April 1948
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yu_Shyi-kun

2002: Daniel Pearl, an American journalist kidnapped by Al-Qaida group is murdured in Karachi
http://www.danielpearl.org/about_us/danielpearl_bio.html

2004: In a letter send to General Musharraf, the father of the Pakistani atomic bomb and national hero, Abdul Qadeer Khan, recognizes to have sell nuclear technology to North Korea, Libya and Iran
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/3343621.stm

2005: Nepal king Gyanendra dismisses Prime Minister Bahadur Deuba for the second time in two year and takes the chairmanship of the Council of ministers
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/4226039.stm

2007: Death of Seri Wangnaitham, Thai dance choreographer, born in January 1937
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seri_Wangnaitham

2008: Taiwan announces that two referendums on joining United Nations will be held on 22 March
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7222531.stm

2010: Japanese officials lodged a formal protest after Russian coast guards fired on two Japanese fishing boats close to a group of disputed islands
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2010/02/20102124818998458.html

2010: Sri Lanka’s president, sacks a dozen senior military officers whom the defense ministry says were a « direct threat to national security » after last week’s presidential elections. Security forces kept Fonseka under siege while election results were announced and 15 retired officers working at Fonseka’s offices were later arrested by police
http://news.asiaone.com/News/Latest%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20100201-195990.html

2013: Death of Shanu Lahiri, Indian painter and educator, born on January 23, 1928
https://www.telegraphindia.com/1130202/jsp/calcutta/story_16510654.jsp#.WJDQ3OR-sdI
http://goaartgallery.com/shanu_lahiri.htm
https://www.google.fr/search?q=shanu+lahiri&biw=1333&bih=585&tbm=isch&source=lnms&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiopOmY_OzRAhUFPhQKHa1fB_cQ_AUIBigB&dpr=1.44

2013: Hundreds of thousands of Cambodians gather to pay their final respects to their former king Norodom Sihanouk, who died of a heart attack in Beijing in October, aged 89
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2013/01/2013131204227950547.html http://asiancorrespondent.com/96774/cambodians-mourn-former-king-in-funeral-procession/

2016: Historic day in Myanmar as Aung San Suu Kyi’s NLD party takes power in parliament
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-35456982
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2016/02/myanmar-era-parliament-holds-historic-session-160201043336484.html
http://edition.cnn.com/2016/01/31/asia/myanmar-aung-san-suu-kyi-nld/index.html
http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/international/2016-02-01/aung-san-suu-kyis-prodemocracy-mps-take-their-seats-in-myanmars-parliament/1542366

2016: The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Legislator Su Jia-chyuan (蘇嘉全) wins the ninth legislative speakership election, becoming the Taiwan’s first non-Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) speaker
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/front/archives/2016/02/02/2003638625
http://www.chinapost.com.tw/taiwan/national/national-news/2016/02/02/457596/LY-elects.htm

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 1st February in Asian history

 WARS, CONFLITS AND STRATEGY ON 1st FEBRUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on February 1, 2017

1662: In Taiwan, after a nine-month siege, the Dutch entrenched in fort  Zeelandia surrender to Chinese General Koxinga
http://www.taiwandocuments.org/koxinga.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fort_Zeelandia_(Taiwan)

http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/320.html

1662-02-01 Surrender of Zeelandia

1789: Chinese troops are driven out of Vietnam capital Thang Long (Hanoi)

1942: U.S. Navy conducts Marshalls–Gilberts raids, the first offensive action by the United States against Japanese forces in the Pacific Theater, up to March 10.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marshalls%E2%80%93Gilberts_raids
http://ibiblio.org/hyperwar/USN/USN-CN-Raids/USN-CN-Raids-1.html

1943: Japanese forces on Guadalcanal Island, defeated by Marines, start to withdraw after the Japanese emperor finally gives them permission
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/japanese-begin-evacuation-of-guadalcanal

1951: United Nations General Assembly declares China an aggressor country in Korea War
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-n-condemns-prc-for-aggression
http://hansard.millbanksystems.com/commons/1951/feb/01/korea-united-nations-resolution

1955: The US Congress ratifies the Treaty of Manila (Seato)
http://www.answers.com/topic/southeast-asia-treaty-organization

1964: U.S. and South Vietnamese naval forces initiate Operation Plan (Oplan) 34A, which calls for raids by South Vietnamese commandos, operating under American orders, against North Vietnamese coastal and island installations
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/operation-plan-34a-commences
http://ausvets.tripod.com/oplan34a.htm

1968: During the Vietnam War, South Vietnamese National Police Chief Brig. Gen. Nguyen Ngoc Loan executes a Vietcong officer with a pistol shot to the head. A famous picture that shocked the world
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BGrsw6m9UOY

1984: China and Netherlands regain diplomatic relations downed to chargé d’affaires level in May 1981 after the sale of submarines to Taiwan
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/1530.html

1985: In Cambodia, Vietnamese forces launch a large scale offensive against Khmer Rouge

2002: Daniel Pearl, an American journalist kidnapped by Al-Qaida group is murdured in Karachi
http://www.danielpearl.org/about_us/danielpearl_bio.html

2004: In a letter send to General Musharraf, the father of the Pakistani atomic bomb and national hero, Abdul Qadeer Khan, recognizes to have sell nuclear technology to North Korea, Libya and Iran

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/3343621.stm

2010: Japanese officials lodged a formal protest after Russian coast guards fired on two Japanese fishing boats close to a group of disputed islands
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2010/02/20102124818998458.html

On 1st February in South Asian history

ON 1st FEBRUARY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on February 1, 2017

1917: Birth of A. K. Hangal, Indian actor who died on August 26, 2012
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A._K._Hangal
http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/the-curious-case-of-ak-hangal/article3824670.ece

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GeFRRRwCfy8

1930: Birth of Hossain Mohammad Ershad, President of Bangladesh (1982-1990)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hossain_Mohammad_Ershad
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/hussain-muhammad-ershad-5851.php

1931: Birth of Iajuddin Ahmed, president of Bangladesh (2002-2007)
http://www.eus88.com/vikrampur/celebrities/template.php?celebrityid=9
http://en.banglapedia.org/index.php?title=Ahmed,_Iajuddin

1956: Birth of Brahmanandam, Indian film actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brahmanandam

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jyqj4sNfuQY

1958: Birth of Jackie Shroff, Indian actor
http://www.koimoi.com/actor/jackie-shroff/

2002: Daniel Pearl, an American journalist kidnapped by Al-Qaida group is murdured in Karachi
http://www.danielpearl.org/about_us/danielpearl_bio.html

2004: In a letter send to General Musharraf, the father of the Pakistani atomic bomb and national hero, Abdul Qadeer Khan, recognizes to have sell nuclear technology to North Korea, Libya and Iran

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/3343621.stm

2005: Nepal king Gyanendra dismisses Prime Minister Bahadur Deuba for the second time in two year and takes the chairmanship of the Council of ministers
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/4226039.stm

2010: Sri Lanka’s president, sacks a dozen senior military officers whom the defense ministry says were a « direct threat to national security » after last week’s presidential elections. Security forces kept Fonseka under siege while election results were announced and 15 retired officers working at Fonseka’s offices were later arrested by police
http://news.asiaone.com/News/Latest%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20100201-195990.html

2013: Death of Shanu Lahiri, Indian painter and educator, born on January 23, 1928
https://www.telegraphindia.com/1130202/jsp/calcutta/story_16510654.jsp#.WJDQ3OR-sdI
http://goaartgallery.com/shanu_lahiri.htm
https://www.google.fr/search?q=shanu+lahiri&biw=1333&bih=585&tbm=isch&source=lnms&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiopOmY_OzRAhUFPhQKHa1fB_cQ_AUIBigB&dpr=1.44

On 1st February in Southeast Asian history

ON 1st FEBRUARY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on February 1, 2017

1663: Birth of Mother Ignacia del Espiritu Santo, Filipino foundress of the Religious of the Virgin Mary who died on September 10, 1748
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mother_Ignacia_del_Espiritu_Santo
http://www.rvmonline.net/?q=node/2
http://vmides.blogspot.fr/2012/05/life-of-venerable-mother-ignacia-del.html

 

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

1789: Chinese troops are driven out of Vietnam capital Thang Long (Hanoi)

1814: Volcano Mayon on Luzon Philippines erupts killing 1,200
http://www.fabulousphilippines.com/mayon-eruption-1814.html
http://opinion.inquirer.net/52185/the-mayon-eruption-of-1814

1948: First Official day of the Federation of Malaya
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federation_of_Malaya
http://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/history/events/72e9ebe6-7a0f-4512-aa48-3da99d598525

1948-02-01 Federation of Malaya foundation

1949: The Malayan Peoples’ Anti-Japanese Army (MPABA) changes its name to ‘Malayan Peoples’ Liberation Army’ (MPLA). This name, originally written in Chinese, has also been translated as ‘Malayan Races Liberation Army’ (MRLA) and ‘Malayan National Liberation Army’ (MNLA). The term translated as ‘Peoples’, ‘Races’, or ‘National’ was intended to signify that the army represented all three of Malaya’s principal ethnic groups, Malays, Chinese, and Indians

1955: The US Congress ratifies the Treaty of Manila (Seato)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Southeast_Asia_Treaty_Organization

1964: U.S. and South Vietnamese naval forces initiate Operation Plan (Oplan) 34A, which calls for raids by South Vietnamese commandos, operating under American orders, against North Vietnamese coastal and island installations
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/operation-plan-34a-commences
http://ausvets.tripod.com/oplan34a.htm

1968: During the Vietnam War, South Vietnamese National Police Chief Brig. Gen. Nguyen Ngoc Loan executes a Vietcong officer with a pistol shot to the head. A famous picture that shocked the world
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BGrsw6m9UOY

1972: Kuala Lumpur becomes a city by a royal charter granted by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong (king) of Malaysia

1974: Kuala Lumpur is declared a Federal Territory

1985: In Cambodia, Vietnamese forces launch a large scale offensive against Khmer Rouge

1999: Ong Teng Cheong is forced to quit as president of Singapore
http://www.singapore-window.org/sw00/000310a3.htm
http://www.yawningbread.org/arch_2005/yax-444.htm

2001: In Indonesia, by 393 votes vs 4, the parliament approves the parliamentary enquiry linking the president Wahid in two corruption cases

2001: Putrajaya, the Malaysian administrative city, is declared a Federal Territory
http://www.malaysiasite.nl/putrajayaeng.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Putrajaya

2007: Death of Seri Wangnaitham, Thai dance choreographer, born in January 1937

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seri_Wangnaitham

2013: Hundreds of thousands of Cambodians have gathered to pay their final respects to their former king Norodom Sihanouk, who died of a heart attack in Beijing in October, aged 89
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2013/01/2013131204227950547.html http://asiancorrespondent.com/96774/cambodians-mourn-former-king-in-funeral-procession/

2016: Historic day in Myanmar as Aung San Suu Kyi’s NLD party takes power in parliament
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-35456982
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2016/02/myanmar-era-parliament-holds-historic-session-160201043336484.html
http://edition.cnn.com/2016/01/31/asia/myanmar-aung-san-suu-kyi-nld/index.html
http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/international/2016-02-01/aung-san-suu-kyis-prodemocracy-mps-take-their-seats-in-myanmars-parliament/1542366

On 1st February in Japan’s history

ON 1st FEBRUARY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on February 1, 2017

1922: Death of Yamagata Aritomo, field marshal and twice Prime Minister of the Meiji period
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yamagata_Aritomo

1942: U.S. Navy conducts Marshalls–Gilberts raids, the first offensive action by the United States against Japanese forces in the Pacific Theater, up to March 10.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marshalls%E2%80%93Gilberts_raids
http://ibiblio.org/hyperwar/USN/USN-CN-Raids/USN-CN-Raids-1.html

1943: Japanese forces on Guadalcanal Island, defeated by Marines, start to withdraw after the Japanese emperor finally gives them permission
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/japanese-begin-evacuation-of-guadalcanal

1958: Birth of Ryo Horikawa, actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ry%C5%8D_Horikawa

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lmOG8Ag06wA

1962: Birth of Tomoyasu Hotei, Japanese singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, and actor http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tomoyasu_Hotei
http://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-21510249

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rzfv5WdVr2c

1962: Birth of Takashi Murakami, contemporary Japanese painter
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takashi_Murakami

https://www.google.fr/search?q=takashi+murakami&hl=fr&tbo=d&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=x5YKUc6uH6u00QXvqYHIBw&sqi=2&ved=0CAcQ_AUoAA&biw=1366&bih=531

Takashi Murakami

1973: Birth of Makiko Ohmoto, Japanese voice actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Makiko_Ohmoto
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=4579

2010: Japanese officials lodged a formal protest after Russian coast guards fired on two Japanese fishing boats close to a group of disputed islands
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2010/02/20102124818998458.html

On 1st February in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

1662-02-01 Surrender of Zeelandia

ON 1st FEBRUARY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on February 1, 2017

1662: In Taiwan, after a nine-month siege, the Dutch entrenched in fort  Zeelandia surrender to Chinese General Koxinga
http://www.taiwandocuments.org/koxinga.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fort_Zeelandia_(Taiwan)

http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/320.html

1662-02-01 Surrender of Zeelandia

1764: Death of Chinese writer Cao Xueqin, author of the Dream in the Red Chamber, born in 1715
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/1499.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cao_Xueqin

Cao Xueqin

1789: Chinese troops are driven out of Vietnam capital Thang Long (Hanoi)

1902: Chinese empress Cixi forbids the binding of women’s feet. Manchu and Chinese are allowed intermarriage

1910: Birth of Ngabo Ngawang Jigme, chairman of the Autonomous Region of Tibet (1964-1968) who died on December 23, 2009
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ngapoi_Ngawang_Jigme

1920: Birth of Chinese painter Zao Wou-ki (others sources say 13 February), who died on April 9, 2013
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zao_Wou_Ki_(Zhao_Wuji)
http://www.zao-wou-ki.com/
http://www.asianart.com/exhibitions/zao/index.html

1932: The National Bank of Chinese Soviet Republic is established with Mao Zemin as its president. The CSR Central Mint issued three kinds of currency, including the paper bill, the copper coin, and the silver dollar
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Bank_of_Chinese_Soviet_Republic

1951: United Nations General Assembly declares China an aggressor country in Korea War
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-n-condemns-prc-for-aggression
http://hansard.millbanksystems.com/commons/1951/feb/01/korea-united-nations-resolution

1984: China and Netherlands regain diplomatic relations downed to chargé d’affaires level in May 1981 after the sale of submarines to Taiwan
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/1530.html

2002: Yu Shyi-kun becomes Prime Minister of Taiwan, up to 1st February 2006, born on 25 April 1948
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yu_Shyi-kun

2008: Taiwan announces that two referendums on joining United Nations will be held on 22 March
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7222531.stm

2016: The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Legislator Su Jia-chyuan (蘇嘉全) wins the ninth legislative speakership election, becoming the Taiwan’s first non-Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) speaker
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/front/archives/2016/02/02/2003638625
http://www.chinapost.com.tw/taiwan/national/national-news/2016/02/02/457596/LY-elects.htm