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On 2 February in Asian history

1989-02-02 Soviet leave Kabul

ON 2 FEBRUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on February 2, 2017

1421: Ming Dynasty officially moved the capital to Beijing
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/1174.html

1536: Birth of Toyotomi Hideyoshi, a Sengoku period daimyo who unified Japan. He died on September 18, 1598
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toyotomi_Hideyoshi

1580: Death of Bessho Nagaharu, Japanese daimyo, born in 1558
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Bessho_Nagaharu

1820: Death of Gia Long, Emperor of Vietnam since 1802, born on February 8, 1762
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gia_Long

1848: First ship load of Chinese arrive in San Francisco

1861: St Théophane Vénard (one of Vietnamese Martyrs) is beheaded
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Th%C3%A9ophane_V%C3%A9nard
http://www.voith-usa.com/SemPix/PixVenard/Venard_Theophane/index.html

1868: Pro-Imperial forces capture Osaka Castle from the Tokugawa shogunate and burned it to the ground
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fall_of_Osaka_castle

1895: Birth of Chen Cheng-po, Taiwanese painter, killed on March 25, 1947
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chen_Cheng-po
http://www.google.fr/search?q=Chen+Cheng-po&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&prmd=imvns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=CZspT93_EMnZ0QH1-9XFAg&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&ved=0CBQQ_AUoAQ&biw=1192&bih=543

Chen_Cheng_po

1899: The National Citizen’s Army is founded by the Malolos Republic
http://kahimyang.info/kauswagan/articles/911/today-in-philippine-history-february-2-1899-the-national-citizens-army-was-founded-under-the-malolos-republic

1915: Birth of Khushwant Singh, Indian journalist and author who died on March 20, 2014
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/khushwant-singh.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khushwant_Singh

1916: Birth of Vietnamese poet Xuan Dieu who died on December 18, 1985
http://vietnamnews.vn/life-style/282097/vietnamese-king-of-love-poetry-xuan-dieu-seen-as-a-pioneer.html#qsBGXzjt3UAjTmIh.97
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xu%C3%A2n_Di%E1%BB%87u

1917: Birth of Do Muoi, ex General Secretary of the Communist party of Vietnam (1991-1997)
http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Nguyen_Van_Linh.aspx
http://everything.explained.today/Do_Muoi/

1933: Birth of Than Shwe, president of Myanmar State peace and Development Council since April 23, 1992 to March 30, 2011
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/profilesofasianleaders/p/ProfThanShwe.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Than_Shwe

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s6YPsycc6Lc

1934: Birth of Khalil Ullah Khan, Bangladeshi actor who died on December 7, 2014
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khalil_Ullah_Khan

1937: Koki Hirota, Japanese Prime Minister since March 1936 is replaced by Senjuro Hayashi
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K%C5%8Dki_Hirota
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Senj%C5%ABr%C5%8D_Hayashi

1942: The Philippine capital of Manila is captured by Japanese forces
http://corregidor.org/_morton/html/lm_04_05.htm

1942-01-02 Les Japonais entrent dans Manille

1946: Birth of Jang Sung-taek, North Korean politician, executed on December 12, 2013
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jang_Sung-taek
 Jang Sung-taek

1947: Birth of Yukio Hatoyama, Japanese politician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yukio_Hatoyama

1948: Signature of an Treaty of Amity between USA and India

1952: Birth of Park Geun-hye, South Korean politician, elected president on December 19, 2012
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Park_Geun-hye
http://www.biography.com/people/park-geun-hye-21145475#south-koreas-first-female-presiden

1953: US President Eisenhower announces the withdrawal of US navy and the end of the neutralization of Taiwan

1957: President Iskander Mirza of Pakistan lays the foundation-stone of the Guddu barrage across river Indus neer Sukkur
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guddu_Barrage

1958: The Chinese Communist Party Central Committee launches the “Great Leap Forward »
http://www.ncas.rutgers.edu/mao-and-great-leap-forward
http://chineseposters.net/themes/great-leap-forward.php

1958 Grand Bond

1963 : Birth of Arvind Gaur, Indian theatre director
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arvind_Gaur
https://sites.google.com/site/asmitatheatre/Home/about-director

1966: Pakistan suggests a six-point agenda with Kashmir dispute as number one item for the proposed Indo-Pakistan ministerial talks after 1965 war
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indo-Pakistani_War_of_1965

1974: Khmer Rouges bomb Phnom-Penh, making 17 dead

1979: Birth of Shamita Shetty, Indian actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shamita_Shetty

1980: Birth of Zhang Jingchu, Chinese actress
http://yummycelebrities.com/2006/03/25/zhang-jingchu/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L4Z73AIwaQ8

1984: Birth of Renn Kiriyama, Japanese actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Renn_Kiriyama

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3lh5WdsE8fg

1986: The Dalai Lama meets with Pope John Paul II in India
http://www.nytimes.com/1986/02/03/world/pope-meets-dalai-lama-and-cites-spirituality-of-east.html
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/picturegalleries/worldnews/8474137/Pope-John-Paul-II-in-pictures.html?image=17

1987: After the 1986 People Power Revolution the Philippines, the current constitution is adopted by 76,37% of the voters (in effect on February 11)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/People_Power_Revolution
http://www.lawphil.net/consti/cons1987.html

1989: The last Soviet armoured column leaves Kabul
http://www.nytimes.com/1989/02/04/world/huge-soviet-convoy-leaves-kabul.html

1989-02-02 Soviet leave Kabul

1997: Death of General Qin Jiwei, Chinese Minister of Defence (1988-1992), born in 1914 http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/obituary-qin-jiwei-1279287.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qin_Jiwei

Qin Jiwei

2007: Death of Vijay Arora, Indian film and television actor, born on December 27, 1946
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vijay_Arora
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Yaadon_ki_Baraat_star_no_more/articleshow/1556188.cms

2009: A protester threws a shoe at Wen Jiabao during a speech at Cambridge University and called the Chinese prime minister a « dictator »
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/politics/7865868.stm

2011: Death of Krishnaswamy Subrahmanyam, India’s greatest strategic affairs expert and the author of its nuclear doctrine
http://www.atimes.com/atimes/South_Asia/MB18Df01.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/2-february-2011-k.-subrahmanyam-strategic-affairs-expert-died

Krishnaswamy Subrahmanyam

2011: Indonesia files terrorism charges against Cleric Abu Bakar Bashir for coordinating and financing an armed training camp in the northern Sumatran province of Aceh
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/03/world/asia/03indo.html?_r=1&ref=asia

2013: Shinzō Abe, Japan’s Prime Minister vows to defend the Senkaku Islands « at all costs »
http://www.livemint.com/Politics/lVkdNZK6bMrg8CNZylNv1M/Japan-PM-vows-to-repel-provocations-amid-island-row.html

2016: Pope extends new olive branch to China in bid to mend ties
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/world/pope-extends-new-olive-branch-to-china-in-bid-to-mend-ties/article28510552/

2016: Pakistani short story writer, novelist, journalist and poet Intizar Husain passed away at 92
http://www.dawn.com/news/1236988/intizar-hussain-passes-away

 

Holidays and observances

Théophane Vénard (one of Vietnamese Martyrs)

Philippines: Constitution Day

 

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 2 February in Asian history

1989-02-02 Soviet leave Kabul

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 2 FEBRUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on February 2, 2017

1868: Pro-Imperial forces capture Osaka Castle from the Tokugawa shogunate and burned it to the ground
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fall_of_Osaka_castle

1899: The National Citizen’s Army is founded by the Malolos Republic
http://kahimyang.info/kauswagan/articles/911/today-in-philippine-history-february-2-1899-the-national-citizens-army-was-founded-under-the-malolos-republic

1942: The Philippine capital of Manila is captured by Japanese forces during World War II
http://corregidor.org/_morton/html/lm_04_05.htm

1942-01-02 Les Japonais entrent dans Manille

1948: Signature of an Treaty of Amity between USA and India

1953: US President Eisenhower announces the withdrawal of US navy and the end of the neutralization of Taiwan

1966: Pakistan suggests a six-point agenda with Kashmir dispute as number one item for the proposed Indo-Pakistan ministerial talks after 1965 war
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indo-Pakistani_War_of_1965

1974: Khmer Rouges bomb Phnom-Penh, making 17 dead

1989: The last Soviet armoured column leaves Kabul
http://www.nytimes.com/1989/02/04/world/huge-soviet-convoy-leaves-kabul.html

1989-02-02 Soviet leave Kabul

2013: Shinzō Abe, Japan’s Prime Minister vows to defend the Senkaku Islands « at all costs »
http://www.livemint.com/Politics/lVkdNZK6bMrg8CNZylNv1M/Japan-PM-vows-to-repel-provocations-amid-island-row.html

On 2 February in South Asian history

ON 2 FEBRUARY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

To see another date, on Internet (Google…) type “On (date + month) in South Asian history”

Updated on February 2, 2017

1915: Birth of Khushwant Singh, Indian journalist and author who died on March 20, 2014
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/khushwant-singh.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khushwant_Singh

1934: Birth of Khalil Ullah Khan, Bangladeshi actor who died on December 7, 2014 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khalil_Ullah_Khan

1948: Signature of an Treaty of Amity between USA and India

1957: President Iskander Mirza of Pakistan lays the foundation-stone of the Guddu barrage across river Indus neer Sukkur
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guddu_Barrage

1966: Pakistan suggests a six-point agenda with Kashmir dispute as number one item for the proposed Indo-Pakistan ministerial talks after 1965 war
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indo-Pakistani_War_of_1965

1979: Birth of Shamita Shetty, Indian actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shamita_Shetty

1986: The Dalai Lama meets with Pope John Paul II in India
http://www.nytimes.com/1986/02/03/world/pope-meets-dalai-lama-and-cites-spirituality-of-east.html
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/picturegalleries/worldnews/8474137/Pope-John-Paul-II-in-pictures.html?image=17

1989: The last Soviet armoured column leaves Kabul
http://www.nytimes.com/1989/02/04/world/huge-soviet-convoy-leaves-kabul.html

1989-02-02 Soviet leave Kabul

2007: Death of Vijay Arora, Indian film and television actor, born on December 27, 1946
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vijay_Arora
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Yaadon_ki_Baraat_star_no_more/articleshow/1556188.cms

2011: Death of Krishnaswamy Subrahmanyam, India’s greatest strategic affairs expert and the author of its nuclear doctrine
http://www.atimes.com/atimes/South_Asia/MB18Df01.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/2-february-2011-k.-subrahmanyam-strategic-affairs-expert-died

Krishnaswamy Subrahmanyam

2012: India court cancels 122 telecom licences issued by former minister A Raja, who is accused of mis-selling bandwidth in what has been called India’s biggest corruption scandal
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-16848844
http://edition.cnn.com/2012/02/02/world/asia/india-phone-scandal/index.html?hpt=ias_c2

2016: Pakistani short story writer, novelist, journalist and poet Intizar Husain passed away at 92
http://www.dawn.com/news/1236988/intizar-hussain-passes-away

 

On 2 February in Southeast Asian history

1942-01-02 Les Japonais entrent dans Manille

ON 2 FEBRUARY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

To see another date, on Internet (Google…) type “On (date + month) in Southeast Asian history”

Updated on February 2, 2017

1820: Death of Gia Long, Emperor of Vietnam since 1802, born on February 8, 1762
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gia_Long

1861: St Théophane Vénard (one of Vietnamese Martyrs) is beheaded
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Th%C3%A9ophane_V%C3%A9nard
http://www.voith-usa.com/SemPix/PixVenard/Venard_Theophane/index.html

1899: The National Citizen’s Army is founded by the Malolos Republic
http://kahimyang.info/kauswagan/articles/911/today-in-philippine-history-february-2-1899-the-national-citizens-army-was-founded-under-the-malolos-republic

1916: Birth of Vietnamese poet Xuan Dieu who died on December18, 1985
http://vietnamnews.vn/life-style/282097/vietnamese-king-of-love-poetry-xuan-dieu-seen-as-a-pioneer.html#qsBGXzjt3UAjTmIh.97
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xu%C3%A2n_Di%E1%BB%87u

1917: Birth of Do Muoi, ex General Secretary of the Communist party of Vietnam (1991-1997)
http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Nguyen_Van_Linh.aspx
http://everything.explained.today/Do_Muoi/

1933: Birth of Than Shwe, president of Myanmar State peace and Development Council since April 23, 1992 to March 30, 2011
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/profilesofasianleaders/p/ProfThanShwe.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Than_Shwe

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s6YPsycc6Lc

1942: The Philippine capital of Manila is captured by Japanese forces during World War II
http://corregidor.org/_morton/html/lm_04_05.htm

1942-01-02 Les Japonais entrent dans Manille

1974: Khmer Rouges bomb Phnom-Penh, making 17 dead

1987: After the 1986 People Power Revolution, the Philippines current constitution is adopted by 76,37% of the voters (in effect on February 11)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/People_Power_Revolution
http://www.lawphil.net/consti/cons1987.html

2011: Indonesia files terrorism charges against cleric Abu Bakar Bashir for coordinating and financing an armed training camp in the northern Sumatran province of Aceh
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/03/world/asia/03indo.html?_r=1&ref=asia

 

On 2 February in Japan’s history

ON 2 FEBRUARY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on February 2, 2017

1536: Birth of Toyotomi Hideyoshi, a Sengoku period daimyo who unified Japan. He died on September 18, 1598
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toyotomi_Hideyoshi

1580: Death of Bessho Nagaharu, Japanese daimyo, born in 1558
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Bessho_Nagaharu

1868: Pro-Imperial forces capture Osaka Castle from the Tokugawa shogunate and burned it to the ground
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fall_of_Osaka_castle

1937: Koki Hirota, Japanese Prime Minister since March 1936 is replaced by Senjuro Hayashi
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K%C5%8Dki_Hirota
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Senj%C5%ABr%C5%8D_Hayashi

1947: Birth of Yukio Hatoyama, Japanese politician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yukio_Hatoyama

1984: Birth of Renn Kiriyama, Japanese actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Renn_Kiriyama

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3lh5WdsE8fg

2013: Shinzō Abe, Japan’s Prime Minister vows to defend the Senkaku Islands « at all costs »
http://www.livemint.com/Politics/lVkdNZK6bMrg8CNZylNv1M/Japan-PM-vows-to-repel-provocations-amid-island-row.html

 

 

On 2 February in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 2 FEBRUARY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

To see another date, on Internet (Google…) type “On (date + month) in Chinese history”

Updated on February 2, 2017

1421: Ming Dynasty officially moved the capital to Beijing
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/1174.html

1848: First ship load of Chinese arrive in San Francisco

1895: Birth of Chen Cheng-po, Taiwanese painter, killed on March 25, 1947
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chen_Cheng-po
http://www.google.fr/search?q=Chen+Cheng-po&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&prmd=imvns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=CZspT93_EMnZ0QH1-9XFAg&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&ved=0CBQQ_AUoAQ&biw=1192&bih=543

Chen_Cheng_po

1953: US President Eisenhower announces the withdrawal of US navy and the end of the neutralization of Taiwan

1958: The Chinese Communist Party Central Committee launches the “Great Leap Forward »
http://www.ncas.rutgers.edu/mao-and-great-leap-forward
http://chineseposters.net/themes/great-leap-forward.php

1958 Grand Bond

1980: Birth of Zhang Jingchu, Chinese actress
http://yummycelebrities.com/2006/03/25/zhang-jingchu/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L4Z73AIwaQ8

1997: Death of General Qin Jiwei, Chinese Minister of Defence (1988-1992), born in 1914 http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/obituary-qin-jiwei-1279287.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qin_Jiwei

Qin Jiwei

2009: A protester threws a shoe at Wen Jiabao during a speech at Cambridge University and called the Chinese prime minister a « dictator »
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/politics/7865868.stm

2013: Shinzō Abe, Japan’s Prime Minister vows to defend the Senkaku Islands « at all costs »
http://www.livemint.com/Politics/lVkdNZK6bMrg8CNZylNv1M/Japan-PM-vows-to-repel-provocations-amid-island-row.html

2016: Pope extends new olive branch to China in bid to mend ties
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/world/pope-extends-new-olive-branch-to-china-in-bid-to-mend-ties/article28510552/