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On 9 February in Asian history

1886-02 Seattle anti-Chinese riot

ON 9 FEBRUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on February 9, 2017

1199: Death of Minamoto no Yorimoto, founder and first shogun of the Kamatura shogunate, born in May 1147
http://www.samurai-archives.com/mny.html

1533: Birth of Shimazu Yoshihisa, a samurai who was daimyo of Satsuma province who died in March 1611
http://www.samurai-archives.com/yoshihisa.html

1757: Treaty of  Alinagar is concluded in India by the British agent Robert Clive after his recovery of Calcutta on Jan. 2, 1757, from the nawab of Bengal, Siraj-ud-Dawlah. The treaty was the prelude to the British seizure of Bengal
http://en.banglapedia.org/index.php?title=Alinagar_Treaty
http://www.wikiwand.com/en/Treaty_of_Alinagar

1796: Abdication of Chinese emperor Qianlong after 60 years on the throne
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Qianlong_Emperor

1837: Birth of Filipino martyr father Jose Burgos, executed on February 17, 1872
http://kahimyang.info/kauswagan/articles/923/today-in-philippine-history-february-9-1837-father-jose-burgos-was-born-in-vigan-ilocos-sur
https://tawidnewsmag.com/2010/02/salaysay-fr-jose-burgos-martyr-priest-1837-1872/

1856: Birth of Hara Takashi, Japanese Prime Minister from September 1918 up to his killing in November 1921
http://www.ndl.go.jp/portrait/e/datas/172.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hara_Takashi

1867: Birth of Natsume Soseki (Natsume Kinnosake), Japanese author who died on December 9, 1916
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Natsume_Soseki
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Natsume_S%C5%8Dseki

http://www.poemhunter.com/natsume-s-seki/biography/

1885: The first Japanese arrives in Hawaii

1886: US President Grover Cleveland declares a state of emergency in Seattle because of anti-Chinese violence
http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=2745
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seattle_riot_of_1886

1886-02 Seattle anti-Chinese riot

1887: Birth of Tsuchida Bakusen, Japanese painter who died on June 10, 1936
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tsuchida_Bakusen
http://www.google.fr/search?q=Tsuchida+Bakusen&nord=1&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=L0D2UtzZOuq60QW6poHQCg&ved=0CAcQ_AUoAQ&biw=1366&bih=650


1904: During the Russo–Japanese War, Battle of Port Arthur concludes
http://militaryhistory.about.com/od/americancivilwar/p/asjohnston1.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Port_Arthur

1904: Japanese attack Russian ships and land troops at Chemulpo (Inchon), near Seoul, Korea. The Russian ships Variag and Korietz are deliberatory sunk to avoid capture
http://www.russojapanesewar.com/chemulpo.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Chemulpo_Bay

1904-02-09 variag-damaged

1907: Birth of Truong Chinh, Vietnamese communist political leader and theoretician, who died on September 30, 1988
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Truong_Chinh

1932: Murder of Junnosuke Inoue, Japanese minister of Finance
http://www.ndl.go.jp/portra it/e/datas/235.html

1932: Death in jail of A.K. Golam Jilani, a Bangladeshi who was a revolutionary of the Indian independence movement, born on September 24, 1904
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A.K._Golam_Jilani

1942: After the Allied force defeat (see 4 February), Japanese troops land near Makassar, South Celebes

1943: Allied authorities declare Guadalcanal secure after Imperial Japan evacuates its remaining forces from the island, ending the Battle of Guadalcanal
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Guadalcanal

1951: During the Korean war, Geochang massacre by south korean army
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geochang_massacre

1955: The US Congress ratifies the Treaty of mutual defense with the Republic of China inTaiwan
http://www.taiwandocuments.org/mutual01.htm

1955: Death of -Chinese Democratic League President Zhang Lan, born in 1872
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhang_Lan

1956: Failure of the negotiations between Netherlands and Indonesia on Western New Guinea

1959: In Thailand, Sarit Thanarat who lead a military coup in 1957, is officially named prime minister
http://www.bookrags.com/biography/sarit-thanarat/
http://www.safran-arts.com/sarit-thanarat.html

1965: Death of Khan Bahadur Ahsanullah, Bangladeshi theologian and educator, born on December 26, 1874
http://www.khanbahadurahsanullah.com/
http://kbahsanulla.blogspot.fr/

1965: The first United States combat troops are sent to South Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-sends-first-combat-troops-to-south-vietnam
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/1450.html

1968: Birth of Rahul Roy, Indian actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rahul_Roy

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dMTnBj5YshI

1973: Biju Patnaik of the Pragati Legislature Party is elected leader of opposition in the state assembly in Orissa, India
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biju_Patnaik
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/9-february-1973-biju-patnaik-was-elected-the-opposition-leader-in-odisha-assembly

1974: Birth of Erra Fazira, Malaysian actress and beauty queen
http://www.listal.com/erra-fazira

1979: Birth of Zhang Ziyi, famous Chinese actress
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2008-02/28/content_7687660.htm
http://chinese-school.netfirms.com/Zhang-Ziyi.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/1630.html

1982: Birth of Ami Suzuki, Japanese singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ami_Suzuki

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=78yrlzTgxio

1984: Death of Balasaraswati, Bharatnatyam dancer, born on 13 May 1918
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Balasaraswati

1984: Birth of Han Kyung, Sino-Korean singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Han_Geng

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zaBDAKI8ZUw

1989: Death of Osamu Tezuka, Japanese manga artist, born in November 1928
http://tezukasite.tripod.com/bio.html
http://lambiek.net/artists/t/tezuka.htm

1990: In South Korea, three political parties merge to form the Democratic Liberal Party with Kim Young Sam as its leader

1993: Death of Nasrullah Mansoor, Afghan guerilla leader, governor of Paktia
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/1860199.stm

2001: In Thailand, Thaksin Shinawatra, by 340 votes viz 127 is elected Prime Minister by the Lower  Chamber. He will introduce his government on 12th February
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-13891650

2001: The American submarine USS Greeneville accidently strikes and sinks the Ehime-Maru, a Japanese vessel operated by the Uwajima Fishery High School
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ehime-Maru

2006: Death of Narida Farhat Ezekiel, Indian actress, born in December 1932
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nadira_(actress)
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0618918/bio

2006: Death of Dai Ailian, Chinese contemporary art of dance pioneer and founder of the China’s central ballet, born on May 10, 1916
http://www.china.org.cn/english/NM-e/158762.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/1610.html

Dai Ailian

2008: Myanmar military junta announces a referendum in May on a new constitution and multi-party election in 2010

2008: Death of Trichen Jurme Kunzang Wangyal, the eleventh Mindrolling Trichen, Tibetan Buddhist lama of the Nyingma school, born in 1930
http://www.mindrolling.com/history/hhmindrollingtrichenrinpoche.cfm

2010: Sri Lanka’s president dissolves Parliament, clearing the way for elections to choose a new legislature
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/10/world/asia/10lanka.html?ref=asia
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8506563.stm

2010: The Philippines has charged 196 more people with murder over a pre-election massacre in Maguindanao province in November which left 57 dead. Those charged include Andal Ampatuan Snr, formerly a provincial governor and ally of President Gloria Arroyo
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8505440.stm
http://edition.cnn.com/2010/WORLD/asiapcf/02/09/philippines.massacre.charges/index.html

2010: China quake activist Tan Zuoren is sentenced on subversion charges
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8505399.stm
http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Asia-Pacific/2010/0209/China-sentences-quake-activist-Tan-Zuoren

2011: Taiwan general Lo Hsien-che held on China spy charges, the highest-ranking officer allegedly involved in espionage in decades. Maj Gen Lo Hsien-che was recruited by China in 2004 while he was stationed in Thailand, the defence ministry said
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-12401472
http://www.france24.com/en/20110209-taiwanese-general-detained-spy-charges-china
http://www.chinapost.com.tw/taiwan/national/national-news/2011/02/10/290571/General-had.htm

2011: Military talks aimed at easing tension between North and South Korea have broken down. North Korea reacts angrily
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-12401126
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/11/world/asia/11korea.html?ref=asia

2012: Death of O. P. Dutta, Indian director, producer, and screenwriter, born in 1922
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J._P._Dutta
http://zeenews.india.com/entertainment/celebrity/i-ve-lost-my-voice-jp-dutta-on-father-s-death_105723.html

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kjGl4n5qrk4

2012: The speaker of South Korea’s National Assembly resigned on Thursday as prosecutors investigated a lawmaker’s accusation that he had tried to obtain the top leadership post in President Lee Myung-bak’s governing party through bribery
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/10/world/asia/south-koreas-assembly-speaker-resigns-over-bribery-scandal.html?_r=1&ref=asia

2014: Yoichi Masuzoe, a former health minister backed by Japan’s ruling party, wins Tokyo’s election for governor, defeating two candidates who had promised to end nuclear power
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/feb/09/yoichi-masuzoe-pro-nuclear-wins-tokyo-gubernatorial-election
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-26103296

2015: Afghanistan drone strike ‘kills IS commander Abdul Rauf’. He was a Taliban commander captured by the United States and held at Guantanamo Bay. But he was let go and returned to Afghanistan. Mullah Abdul Rauf went on to become a recruiter for ISIS in Afghanistan.
http://www.euronews.com/2015/02/09/suspected-afghan-isil-leader-killed-by-drone-strike/
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-31290147

2016: Sushil Koirala, former short time Nepalese prime minister, dies aged 76. He spent his life in politics fighting for democracy in Nepal
http://www.dw.com/en/sushil-koirala-former-nepalese-prime-minister-dies-aged-76/a-19034639
http://thehimalayantimes.com/kathmandu/ex-pm-nepali-congress-president-sushil-koirala-passes-away/
http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com/news/2016-02-09/koirala-was-man-of-high-thinking-simple-living-sushma-swaraj.html

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 9 February in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 9 FEBRUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

To see another date, on Internet (Google…) type “conflicts and strategy on (date + month) in Asian history”

Updated on February 9, 2017

1757: Treaty of  Alinagar is concluded in India by the British agent Robert Clive after his recovery of Calcutta on Jan. 2, 1757, from the nawab of Bengal, Siraj-ud-Dawlah. The treaty was the prelude to the British seizure of Bengal
http://www.bpedia.org/A_0196.php

1904: During the Russo–Japanese War, Battle of Port Arthur concludes
http://militaryhistory.about.com/od/americancivilwar/p/asjohnston1.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Port_Arthur

1904: Japanese attack Russian ships and land troops at Chemulpo (Inchon), near Seoul, Korea. The Russian ships Variag and Korietz are deliberatory sunk to avoid capture
http://www.russojapanesewar.com/chemulpo.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Chemulpo_Bay

1904-02-09 variag-damaged

1942: After the Allied force defeat (see 4 February), Japanese troops land near Makassar, South Celebes

1943: Allied authorities declare Guadalcanal secure after Imperial Japan evacuates its remaining forces from the island, ending the Battle of Guadalcanal
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Guadalcanal

1951: During the Korean war, Geochang massacre by south korean army
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geochang_massacre

1955: The US Congress ratifies the Treaty of mutual defense with the Republic of China (Taiwan)

http://www.taiwandocuments.org/mutual01.htm

1965: The first United States combat troops are sent to South Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-sends-first-combat-troops-to-south-vietnam
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/1450.html

2011: Taiwan general Lo Hsien-che held on China spy charges, the highest-ranking officer allegedly involved in espionage in decades. Maj Gen Lo Hsien-che was recruited by China in 2004 while he was stationed in Thailand, the defence ministry said
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-12401472
http://www.france24.com/en/20110209-taiwanese-general-detained-spy-charges-china
http://www.chinapost.com.tw/taiwan/national/national-news/2011/02/10/290571/General-had.htm

2011: Military talks aimed at easing tension between North and South Korea have broken down. North Korea reacts angrily
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-12401126
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/11/world/asia/11korea.html?ref=asia

2015: Afghanistan drone strike ‘kills IS commander Abdul Rauf’. He was a Taliban commander captured by the United States and held at Guantanamo Bay. But he was let go and returned to Afghanistan. Mullah Abdul Rauf went on to become a recruiter for ISIS in Afghanistan.
http://www.euronews.com/2015/02/09/suspected-afghan-isil-leader-killed-by-drone-strike/
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-31290147

On 9 February in South Asian history

ON 9 FEBRUARY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on February 9, 2017

1757: Treaty of  Alinagar is concluded in India by the British agent Robert Clive after his recovery of Calcutta on Jan. 2, 1757, from the nawab of Bengal, Siraj-ud-Dawlah. The treaty was the prelude to the British seizure of Bengal
http://en.banglapedia.org/index.php?title=Alinagar_Treaty
http://www.wikiwand.com/en/Treaty_of_Alinagar

1932: Death in jail of A.K. Golam Jilani, a Bangladeshi who was a revolutionary of the Indian independence movement, born on September 24, 1904
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A.K._Golam_Jilani

1965: Death of Khan Bahadur Ahsanullah, Bangladeshi theologian and educator, born on December 26, 1874
http://www.khanbahadurahsanullah.com/
http://kbahsanulla.blogspot.fr/

1968: Birth of Rahul Roy, Indian actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rahul_Roy

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dMTnBj5YshI

1973: Biju Patnaik of the Pragati Legislature Party is elected leader of opposition in the state assembly in Orissa, India
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biju_Patnaik
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/9-february-1973-biju-patnaik-was-elected-the-opposition-leader-in-odisha-assembly

1984: Death of Balasaraswati, Bharatnatyam dancer, born on 13 May 1918
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Balasaraswati

1993: Death of Nasrullah Mansoor, Afghan guerilla leader, governor of Paktia
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/1860199.stm

2006: Death of Narida Farhat Ezekiel, Indian actress, born in December 1932
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nadira_(actress)
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0618918/bio

2008: Death of Trichen Jurme Kunzang Wangyal, the eleventh Mindrolling Trichen, Tibetan Buddhist lama of the Nyingma school, born in 1930
http://www.mindrolling.com/history/hhmindrollingtrichenrinpoche.cfm

2010: Sri Lanka’s president dissolves Parliament, clearing the way for elections to choose a new legislature
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/10/world/asia/10lanka.html?ref=asia
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8506563.stm

2012: Death of O. P. Dutta, Indian director, producer, and screenwriter, born in 1922
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J._P._Dutta
http://zeenews.india.com/entertainment/celebrity/i-ve-lost-my-voice-jp-dutta-on-father-s-death_105723.html

2015: Afghanistan drone strike ‘kills IS commander Abdul Rauf’. He was a Taliban commander captured by the United States and held at Guantanamo Bay. But he was let go and returned to Afghanistan. Mullah Abdul Rauf went on to become a recruiter for ISIS in Afghanistan.
http://www.euronews.com/2015/02/09/suspected-afghan-isil-leader-killed-by-drone-strike/
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-31290147

2016: Sushil Koirala, former short time Nepalese prime minister, dies aged 76. He spent his life in politics fighting for democracy in Nepal
http://www.dw.com/en/sushil-koirala-former-nepalese-prime-minister-dies-aged-76/a-19034639
http://thehimalayantimes.com/kathmandu/ex-pm-nepali-congress-president-sushil-koirala-passes-away/
http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com/news/2016-02-09/koirala-was-man-of-high-thinking-simple-living-sushma-swaraj.html

 

On 9 February in Southeast Asian history

ON 9 FEBRUARY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on February 9, 2017

1837: Birth of Filipino martyr father Jose Burgos, executed on February 17, 1872
http://kahimyang.info/kauswagan/articles/923/today-in-philippine-history-february-9-1837-father-jose-burgos-was-born-in-vigan-ilocos-sur
https://tawidnewsmag.com/2010/02/salaysay-fr-jose-burgos-martyr-priest-1837-1872/

1907: Birth of Truong Chinh, Vietnamese communist political leader and theoretician, who died on September 30, 1988
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Truong_Chinh

1942: After the Allied force defeat (see 4 February), Japanese troops land near Makassar, South Celebes

1943: Allied authorities declare Guadalcanal secure after Imperial Japan evacuates its remaining forces from the island, ending the Battle of Guadalcanal
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Guadalcanal

1956: Failure of the negotiations between Netherlands and Indonesia on Western New Guinea

1959: In Thailand, Sarit Thanarat who lead a military coup in 1957, is officially named prime minister
http://www.bookrags.com/biography/sarit-thanarat/
http://www.safran-arts.com/sarit-thanarat.html

1965: The first United States combat troops are sent to South Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-sends-first-combat-troops-to-south-vietnam
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/1450.htm

1974: Birth of Erra Fazira, Malaysian actress and beauty queen
http://www.listal.com/erra-fazira

2001: In Thailand, Thaksin Shinawatra, by 340 votes viz 127 is elected Prime Minister by the Lower  Chamber. He will introduce his government on 12th February
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-13891650

2008: Myanmar military junta announces a referendum in May on a new constitution and multi-party election in 2010

2010: The Philippines has charged 196 more people with murder over a pre-election massacre in Maguindanao province in November which left 57 dead. Those charged include Andal Ampatuan Snr, formerly a provincial governor and ally of President Gloria Arroyo
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8505440.stm
http://edition.cnn.com/2010/WORLD/asiapcf/02/09/philippines.massacre.charges/index.html

On 9 February in Japan’s history

ON 9 FEBRUARY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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

Updated on February 9, 2017

1199: Death of Minamoto no Yorimoto, founder and first shogun of the Kamatura shogunate, born in May 1147
http://www.samurai-archives.com/mny.html

1533: Birth of Shimazu Yoshihisa, a samurai who was daimyo of Satsuma province who died in March 1611
http://www.samurai-archives.com/yoshihisa.html

1856: Birth of Hara Takashi, Japanese Prime Minister from September 1918 up to his killing in November 1921
http://www.ndl.go.jp/portrait/e/datas/172.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hara_Takashi

1867: Birth of Natsume Soseki (Natsume Kinnosake), Japanese author, who died on December 9, 1916
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Natsume_Soseki
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Natsume_S%C5%8Dseki
http://www.poemhunter.com/natsume-s-seki/biography/

1885: The first Japanese arrives in Hawaii

1887: Birth of Tsuchida Bakusen, Japanese painter who died on June 10, 1936
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tsuchida_Bakusen

http://www.google.fr/search?q=Tsuchida+Bakusen&nord=1&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=L0D2UtzZOuq60QW6poHQCg&ved=0CAcQ_AUoAQ&biw=1366&bih=650


1904: During the Russo–Japanese War, Battle of Port Arthur concludes
http://militaryhistory.about.com/od/americancivilwar/p/asjohnston1.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Port_Arthur

1904: Japanese attack Russian ships and land troops at Chemulpo (Inchon), near Seoul, Korea. The Russian ships Variag and Korietz are deliberatory sunk to avoid capture
http://www.russojapanesewar.com/chemulpo.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Chemulpo_Bay

1904-02-09 variag-damaged

1932: Murder of Junnosuke Inoue, Japanese minister of Finance
http://www.ndl.go.jp/portra it/e/datas/235.html

1942: After the Allied force defeat (see 4 February), Japanese troops land near Makassar, South Celebes

1943: Allied authorities declare Guadalcanal secure after Imperial Japan evacuates its remaining forces from the island, ending the Battle of Guadalcanal
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Guadalcanal

1982: Birth of Ami Suzuki, Japanese singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ami_Suzuki

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=78yrlzTgxio

1989: Death of Osamu Tezuka, Japanese manga artist, born in November 1928
http://tezukasite.tripod.com/bio.html
http://lambiek.net/artists/t/tezuka.htm

2001: The American submarine USS Greeneville accidently strikes and sinks the Ehime-Maru, a Japanese vessel operated by the Uwajima Fishery High School
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ehime-Maru

2014: Yoichi Masuzoe, a former health minister backed by Japan’s ruling party, wins Tokyo’s election for governor, defeating two candidates who had promised to end nuclear power
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/feb/09/yoichi-masuzoe-pro-nuclear-wins-tokyo-gubernatorial-election
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-26103296

On 9 February in Chinese history,, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 9 FEBRUARY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on February 9, 2017

1796: Abdication of Chinese emperor Qianlong after 60 years on the throne
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Qianlong_Emperor

1886: US President Grover Cleveland declares a state of emergency in Seattle because of anti-Chinese violence
http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=2745
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seattle_riot_of_1886

1886-02 Seattle anti-Chinese riot

1955: The US Congress ratifies the Treaty of mutual defense with the Republic of China
http://www.taiwandocuments.org/mutual01.htm

1955: Death of -Chinese Democratic League President Zhang Lan, born in 1872
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhang_Lan

1979: Birth of Zhang Ziyi, one of the most famous Chinese actress
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2008-02/28/content_7687660.htm
http://chinese-school.netfirms.com/Zhang-Ziyi.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/1630.htm

1984: Birth of Han Kyung, Sino-Korean singer

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Han_Geng

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zaBDAKI8ZUw

2006: Death of Dai Ailian, Chinese contemporary art of dance pioneer and founder of the China’s central ballet, born on May 10, 1916
http://www.china.org.cn/english/NM-e/158762.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/1610.html

Dai Ailian

2008: Death of Trichen Jurme Kunzang Wangyal, the eleventh Mindrolling Trichen, Tibetan Buddhist lama of the Nyingma school, born in 1930
http://www.mindrolling.com/history/hhmindrollingtrichenrinpoche.cfm

2010: China quake activist Tan Zuoren is sentenced on subversion charges
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8505399.stm
http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Asia-Pacific/2010/0209/China-sentences-quake-activist-Tan-Zuoren

2011: Taiwan general Lo Hsien-che held on China spy charges, the highest-ranking officer allegedly involved in espionage in decades. Maj Gen Lo Hsien-che was recruited by China in 2004 while he was stationed in Thailand, the defence ministry said
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-12401472
http://www.france24.com/en/20110209-taiwanese-general-detained-spy-charges-china
http://www.chinapost.com.tw/taiwan/national/national-news/2011/02/10/290571/General-had.htm