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On 19 March in Asian history

ON 19 MARCH IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on March 19, 2017

1206: Birth of Güyük Khan, Mongol ruler, 3rd Great Khan of the Mongol Empire, who died on April 20, 1248
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/G%C3%BCy%C3%BCk_Khan
http://www.iranicaonline.org/articles/gyk-khan

1279: In China, a Mongol victory in the naval Battle of Yamen ends the Song dynasty. In the battle, Chinese Emperor Bing is drown
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Yamen
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Bing_of_Song
http://history.cultural-china.com/en/34History8051.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/2504.html

1434: Birth of Ashikaga Yoshikatsu, 7th shogun (1442-1443) of the Ashikaga Shogunate, who died in a riding accident in August 1443
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ashikaga_Yoshikatsu
http://www.japan-photo.de/e-yoshikatsu.htm

1571: Spanish troops occupy Manila
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Manila_(1570)

1610: Death of Hasegawa Tohaku, Japanese painter, born in 1539
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hasegawa_T%C5%8Dhaku
http://www.theartwolf.com/landscapes/hasegawa-tohaku-pine-trees.htm
https://www.google.fr/search?q=Hasegawa+Tohaku&biw=1301&bih=641&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=eagJVdDBAZTeauKbgOgG&ved=0CAYQ_AUoAQ&dpr=1.05

Hasegawa Tohaku

1723 : Birth of Josefa Gabriela Silang, the first Filipino woman to lead a revolt during the Spanish colonization of the Philippines, hanged on September 29, 1763
http://www.bayaniart.com/articles/gabriela-silang-biography/
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1023/today-in-philippine-history-march-19-1723-josefa-gabriela-silang-was-born-in-santa-ilocos-sur
http://jeanrojas.tripod.com/id11.html

Josefa Gabriela Silang

1853: In China, the Taiping reform movement occupies and makes Nanjing its capital until 1864
http://taipingrebellion.com/yangtze.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/2657.html

1858: Birth of Kang Youwei, Chinese political thinker who, with the support of Emperor Guangxu, tried to modernize the Chinese monarchy but blocked par Empress Ci Xi and who died on March 31, 1927
http://chinatown.library.uvic.ca/kang_youwei
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=15&ved=0CHIQFjAO&url=http%3A%2F%2Futcp.c.u-tokyo.ac.jp%2Fpublications%2Fpdf%2FUTCPBooklet17_08_Tay.pdf&ei=28MJVcnDK8mzUa7sgcgO&usg=AFQjCNHMjCVnGd085vq6kKtjOFgKZ6xezw&sig2=vz4MSkIbbkXXKH4drcdb4Q
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/2468.html

1875: Birth of Zhang Zuolin, warlord of Manchuria, murdured by the Japanese on June 4, 1928
http://totallyhistory.com/zhang-zuolin/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhang_Zuolin

1914: Birth of Jiang Qing, last wife of Mao Zedong, who committed suicide on May 14, 1991
http://chineseposters.net/themes/jiangqing.php
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Jiang_Qing

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MjzKbzFgaH8

1919: Birth of general Sein Win, seventh Premier of Burma (1974-1977) who died on March 29, 1977
http://dic.academic.ru/dic.nsf/enwiki/7979027

1945: World War II: Off the coast of Japan, a dive bomber hits the aircraft carrier USS Franklin, killing 724 of her crew. Badly damaged, the ship is able to return to the U.S. under her own power
http://www.ussfranklin.org/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o82ASjYJDbw

1947: The Nationalists troops of Chiang Kai-shek capture Yan’an (Yenan), the communist capital of Mao Zedong
http://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/mao/selected-works/volume-4/mswv4_18.htm

1949: The Light Cruiser Chongqing (ex HMS Aurora) who joined the communist forces is bombed by the Guomindang planes in Yantai (Shandong) and will sink on March 21
http://www.modelshipgallery.com/gallery/cl/roc/chongqing-300-dh/dh-index.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/3031.html

1949-03-19 Chongqing cruise

1955: Birth of Simon Yam, Hong Kong actor
http://simonyam.com/biography/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DlkgjM1s18g

1955: Ichiro Hatoyama is elected Japan Prime Minister and forms a Liberal government
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ichir%C5%8D_Hatoyama
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=6135682

1960: General elections in Sri Lanka after PM Bandaranaike was shot by a Buddhist monk, won by the United National Party

1964: Birth of Yoko Kanno, Japanese composer
http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Y%C5%8Dko_Kanno
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0437819/
http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x441y_yoko-kanno_music

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=byhcdd6_eKk

1965: Indonesia nationalizes all foreign oil companies

1966: The South Korean Assembly votes to send 20,000 additional troops to Vietnam to join the 21,000 Republic of Korea (ROK) forces already serving in the war zone
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/seoul-agrees-to-send-additional-troops

1967: Birth of Jia Hongsheng, Chinese actor, who commited suicide on July 5, 2010
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jia_Hongsheng
http://www.traileraddict.com/trailer/quitting/trailer

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

1970: In Cambodia, the National Assembly grants « full power » to Premier Lon Nol, declares a state of emergency, and suspends four articles of the constitution, permitting arbitrary arrest and banning public assembly
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/national-emergency-declared-in-cambodia

1972: India and Bangladesh sign a friendship treaty
http://www.commonlii.org/in/other/treaties/INTSer/1972/6.html

1973: Opening at La celle-Saint-Cloud (France) of long negotiations between the Provisional Revolutionary Government (PRG) of the Vietcong and a delegation of the Saigon government

1975: Birth of Vivian Hsu (Hsu Shu-juan), Taiwanese actress, model and singer
http://women.stareastasia.com/vivian-hsu/
http://yummycelebrities.com/2006/09/03/vivian-hsu/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UY76lVBYUD0

1980: Birth of Mikuni Shimokawa, Japanese singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mikuni_Shimokawa

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L4_TrANYLAI

1981: Birth of Kim Rae Won, South Korean actor and model
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Kim_Rae_Won

1998: Death of E.M.S. Namboodiripad, Indian Communist politician, former Chief Minister of Kerala, born on June 13, 1909
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/e-m-s-namboodiripad.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/19-march-1998-ems-namboodiripad-first-chief-minister-of-kerala-died
http://www.veethi.com/india-people/e._m._s._namboodiripad-profile-179-19.htm

 1998: In Cambodia, Ousted Prime Minister Norodom Ranariddh, is condemned in absentia at thirty years in prison, accused of having fomented a coup d’état with the Khmer Rouge in July 1997

1998: In India, the nationalist BJP Atal Bihari Vajpayee sworn in as new PM
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Vajpayee_ministry
http://www.bjp.org/shri-atal-bihari-vajpayee

2000: Death of Li Huanzhi, Chinese composer, born on January 2, 1919
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Li_Huanzhi

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ji8nEwgCyms

2000: Death of Shafiq-ur-Rehman (humorist), Pakistani humorist and writer, born on November 9, 1920
http://urduadab4u.blogspot.fr/2011/01/shafiq-ur-rahman-famous-urdu-humorist.html

2004: Taiwanese President Chen Shuibian and vice-president Annette Lu are lightly wounded in an pistol attack, the day before new presidential elections
http://www.nytimes.com/2004/03/19/international/asia/taiwanese-leaders-survive-shooting-incident-ahead-of-vote.html
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2004/mar/20/china.jonathanwatts
http://www.tzengs.com/News/Assasin/photos_.htm

2008: Death of Raghuvaran, Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam actor, born on December 11, 1948
http://www.oneindia.com/2008/03/19/actor-raghuvaran-passes-away-1205908651.html
http://www.indiaglitz.com/raghuvaran-passes-away-tamil-news-37336
http://www.filmibeat.com/celebs/raghuvaran/biography.html

 

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

2011: Thailand’s prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva survives a no-confidence vote in a censure motion marked by allegations of corruption, mismanagement and conflicts of interest
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2011/03/20113194843541330.html

2012: An international judge resigns from the UN-backed Khmer Rouge war crimes tribunal, citing political interference by Cambodia’s government after he tried to investigate more suspects. Judge Laurent Kasper-Ansermet, the Swiss co-investigator, whose predecessor Siegfried Blunk quit for similar reasons, said he had been constantly undermined by his Cambodian counterpart, You Bunleng.
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/03/2012319143340854125.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-17432484

2014: In what will be called The Sunflower Movement, hundreds of students and activists opposed to a trade deal with China occupy Taiwan’s parliament and defied police efforts to evict them
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/taiwan/10707189/Protesters-storm-parliament-in-Taiwan.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-26641525

2015:Japan and China held security talks after a four-year hiatus because of simmering territorial tensions with the two sides agreeing to hold meetings « more frequently » to speed up a thaw in once-frozen relations, officials
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-31957664

2015: Cambodian MPs approve two controversial election laws which were condemned by rights groups as undemocratic for including restrictive provisions such as banning NGOs from criticising parties during election campaigns
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/cambodia/parliament-passes-controversial-election-laws-03192015160033.html

wars, conflicts and strategy on 19 March in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 19 MARCH IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on March 19, 2017

1279: In China, a Mongol victory in the naval Battle of Yamen ends the Song dynasty. In the battle, Chinese Emperor Bing is drown
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Yamen
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Bing_of_Song
http://history.cultural-china.com/en/34History8051.html

1571: Spanish troops occupy Manila
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Manila_(1570)

1853: In China, the Taiping reform movement occupies and makes Nanjing its capital until 1864
http://taipingrebellion.com/yangtze.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/2657.html

1945: World War II: Off the coast of Japan, a dive bomber hits the aircraft carrier USS Franklin, killing 724 of her crew. Badly damaged, the ship is able to return to the U.S. under her own power
http://www.ussfranklin.org/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o82ASjYJDbw

1947: The Nationalists troops of Chiang Kai-shek capture Yan’an (Yenan), the communist capital of Mao Zedong
http://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/mao/selected-works/volume-4/mswv4_18.htm

1949: The Light Cruiser Chongqing (ex HMS Aurora) who joined the communist forces is bombed by the Guomindang planes in Yantai (Shandong) and will sink on March 21
http://www.modelshipgallery.com/gallery/cl/roc/chongqing-300-dh/dh-index.html

1949-03-19 Chongqing cruise

1966: The South Korean Assembly votes to send 20,000 additional troops to Vietnam to join the 21,000 Republic of Korea (ROK) forces already serving in the war zone
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/seoul-agrees-to-send-additional-troops

1972: India and Bangladesh sign a friendship treaty
http://www.commonlii.org/in/other/treaties/INTSer/1972/6.html

1973: Opening at La celle-Saint-Cloud (France) of long negotiations between the Provisional Revolutionary Government (PRG) of the Vietcong and a delegation of the Saigon government

2012: An international judge resigns from the UN-backed Khmer Rouge war crimes tribunal, citing political interference by Cambodia’s government after he tried to investigate more suspects. Judge Laurent Kasper-Ansermet, the Swiss co-investigator, whose predecessor Siegfried Blunk quit for similar reasons, said he had been constantly undermined by his Cambodian counterpart, You Bunleng.
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/03/2012319143340854125.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-17432484

2015: Japan and China held security talks after a four-year hiatus because of simmering territorial tensions with the two sides agreeing to hold meetings « more frequently » to speed up a thaw in once-frozen relations, officials
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-31957664

On 19 March in South Asian history

ON 19 MARCH IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on March 19, 2017

1960: General elections in Sri Lanka after PM Bandaranaike was shot by a Buddhist monk, won by the United National Party

1972: India and Bangladesh sign a friendship treaty
http://www.commonlii.org/in/other/treaties/INTSer/1972/6.html

1984: Birth of Tanushree Dutta, Indian actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tanushree_Dutta

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qMPPRTQT8iY

1998: Death of E.M.S. Namboodiripad, Indian Communist politician, former Chief Minister of Kerala, born on June 13, 1909
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/e-m-s-namboodiripad.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/19-march-1998-ems-namboodiripad-first-chief-minister-of-kerala-died
http://www.veethi.com/india-people/e._m._s._namboodiripad-profile-179-19.htm

1998: In India, the nationalist BJP Atal Bihari Vajpayee sworn in as new PM
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Vajpayee_ministry
http://www.bjp.org/shri-atal-bihari-vajpayee

2000: Death of Shafiq-ur-Rehman (humorist), Pakistani humorist and writer, born on November 9, 1920
http://urduadab4u.blogspot.fr/2011/01/shafiq-ur-rahman-famous-urdu-humorist.html

2008: Death of Raghuvaran, Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam actor, born on December 11, 1948
http://www.oneindia.com/2008/03/19/actor-raghuvaran-passes-away-1205908651.html
http://www.indiaglitz.com/raghuvaran-passes-away-tamil-news-37336
http://www.filmibeat.com/celebs/raghuvaran/biography.html

 

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

 

On 19 March in Southeast Asian history

ON 19 MARCH IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on March 19, 2017

1571: Spanish troops occupy Manila
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Manila_(1570)

1723 : Birth of Josefa Gabriela Silang, the first Filipino woman to lead a revolt during the Spanish colonization of the Philippines, hanged on September 29, 1763
http://www.bayaniart.com/articles/gabriela-silang-biography/
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1023/today-in-philippine-history-march-19-1723-josefa-gabriela-silang-was-born-in-santa-ilocos-sur
http://jeanrojas.tripod.com/id11.html

Josefa Gabriela Silang

1919: Birth of general Sein Win, seventh Premier of Burma (1974-1977) who died on March 29, 1977
http://dic.academic.ru/dic.nsf/enwiki/7979027

1965: Indonesia nationalizes all foreign oil companies

1970: In Cambodia, the National Assembly grants « full power » to Premier Lon Nol, declares a state of emergency, and suspends four articles of the constitution, permitting arbitrary arrest and banning public assembly
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/national-emergency-declared-in-cambodia

1973: Opening at La celle-Saint-Cloud (France) of long negotiations between the Provisional Revolutionary Government (PRG) of the Vietcong and a delegation of the Saigon government

1998: In Cambodia, Ousted Prime Minister Norodom Ranariddh, is condemned in absentia at thirty years in prison, accused of having fomented a coup d’état with the Khmer Rouge in July 1997

2011: Thailand’s prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva survives a no-confidence vote in a censure motion marked by allegations of corruption, mismanagement and conflicts of interest
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2011/03/20113194843541330.html

2012: An international judge resigns from the UN-backed Khmer Rouge war crimes tribunal, citing political interference by Cambodia’s government after he tried to investigate more suspects. Judge Laurent Kasper-Ansermet, the Swiss co-investigator, whose predecessor Siegfried Blunk quit for similar reasons, said he had been constantly undermined by his Cambodian counterpart, You Bunleng.
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/03/2012319143340854125.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-17432484

2015: Cambodian MPs approve two controversial election laws which were condemned by rights groups as undemocratic for including restrictive provisions such as banning NGOs from criticising parties during election campaigns
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/cambodia/parliament-passes-controversial-election-laws-03192015160033.html

On 19 March in Japan’s history

ON 19 MARCH IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on March 19, 2017

1434: Birth of Ashikaga Yoshikatsu, 7th shogun (1442-1443) of the Ashikaga Shogunate, who died in a riding accident in August 1443
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ashikaga_Yoshikatsu
http://www.japan-photo.de/e-yoshikatsu.htm

1610: Death of Hasegawa Tohaku, Japanese painter, born in 1539
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hasegawa_T%C5%8Dhaku
http://www.theartwolf.com/landscapes/hasegawa-tohaku-pine-trees.htm
https://www.google.fr/search?q=Hasegawa+Tohaku&biw=1301&bih=641&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=eagJVdDBAZTeauKbgOgG&ved=0CAYQ_AUoAQ&dpr=1.05

Hasegawa Tohaku

1945: World War II: Off the coast of Japan, a dive bomber hits the aircraft carrier USS Franklin, killing 724 of her crew. Badly damaged, the ship is able to return to the U.S. under her own power
http://www.ussfranklin.org/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o82ASjYJDbw

1955: Ichiro Hatoyama is elected Japan Prime Minister and forms a Liberal government
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ichir%C5%8D_Hatoyama
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=6135682

1964: Birth of Yoko Kanno, Japanese composer
http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Y%C5%8Dko_Kanno
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0437819/
http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x441y_yoko-kanno_music

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=byhcdd6_eKk

1980: Birth of Mikuni Shimokawa, Japanese singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mikuni_Shimokawa

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L4_TrANYLAI

1995: Death of Yasuo Yamada, Japanese voice actor, born on September 10, 1932
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yasuo_Yamada
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=788

2015:Japan and China held security talks after a four-year hiatus because of simmering territorial tensions with the two sides agreeing to hold meetings « more frequently » to speed up a thaw in once-frozen relations, officials
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-31957664

 

On 19 March in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 19 MARCH IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on March 19, 2017

1206: Birth of Güyük Khan, Mongol ruler, 3rd Great Khan of the Mongol Empire, who died on April 20, 1248
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/G%C3%BCy%C3%BCk_Khan
http://www.iranicaonline.org/articles/gyk-khan

1279: In China, a Mongol victory in the naval Battle of Yamen ends the Song dynasty. In the battle, Chinese Emperor Bing is drown
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Yamen
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Bing_of_Song
http://history.cultural-china.com/en/34History8051.html

1853: In China, the Taiping reform movement occupies and makes Nanjing its capital until 1864
http://taipingrebellion.com/yangtze.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/2657.html

1858: Birth of Kang Youwei, Chinese political thinker who, with the support of Emperor Guangxu, tried to modernize the Chinese monarchy but blocked par Empress Ci Xi and who died on March 31, 1927
http://chinatown.library.uvic.ca/kang_youwei
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=15&ved=0CHIQFjAO&url=http%3A%2F%2Futcp.c.u-tokyo.ac.jp%2Fpublications%2Fpdf%2FUTCPBooklet17_08_Tay.pdf&ei=28MJVcnDK8mzUa7sgcgO&usg=AFQjCNHMjCVnGd085vq6kKtjOFgKZ6xezw&sig2=vz4MSkIbbkXXKH4drcdb4Q
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/2468.html

1875: Birth of Zhang Zuolin, warlord of Manchuria, murdured by the Japanese on June 4, 1928
http://totallyhistory.com/zhang-zuolin/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhang_Zuolin

1914: Birth of Jiang Qing, last wife of Mao Zedong, who committed suicide on May 14, 1991
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Jiang_Qing
http://chineseposters.net/themes/jiangqing.php                                                                                                                   http://www.answers.com/topic/jiang-qing

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MjzKbzFgaH8

1947: The Nationalists troops of Chiang Kai-shek capture Yan’an (Yenan), the communist capital of Mao Zedong
http://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/mao/selected-works/volume-4/mswv4_18.htm

1949: The Light Cruiser Chongqing (ex HMS Aurora) who joined the communist forces is bombed by the Guomindang planes in Yantai (Shandong) and will sink on March 21
http://www.modelshipgallery.com/gallery/cl/roc/chongqing-300-dh/dh-index.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/3031.html

1949-03-19 Chongqing cruise

1955: Birth of Simon Yam, Hong Kong actor
http://simonyam.com/biography/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DlkgjM1s18g

1967: Birth of Jia Hongsheng, Chinese actor, who commited suicide on July 5, 2010
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jia_Hongsheng
http://www.traileraddict.com/trailer/quitting/trailer

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

1975: Birth of Vivian Hsu (Hsu Shu-juan), Taiwanese actress, model and singer
http://women.stareastasia.com/vivian-hsu/
http://yummycelebrities.com/2006/09/03/vivian-hsu/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UY76lVBYUD0

2000: Death of Li Huanzhi, Chinese composer, born on January 2, 1919
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Li_Huanzhi

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ji8nEwgCyms

2004: Taiwanese President Chen Shuibian and vice-president Annette Lu are lightly wounded in an pistol attack, the day before new presidential elections
http://www.nytimes.com/2004/03/19/international/asia/taiwanese-leaders-survive-shooting-incident-ahead-of-vote.html
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2004/mar/20/china.jonathanwatts
http://www.tzengs.com/News/Assasin/photos_.htm

2014: In what will be called  the Sun flowers movement, hundreds of students and activists opposed to a trade deal with China occupy Taiwan’s parliament and defied police efforts to evict them
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/taiwan/10707189/Protesters-storm-parliament-in-Taiwan.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-26641525

2015:Japan and China held security talks after a four-year hiatus because of simmering territorial tensions with the two sides agreeing to hold meetings « more frequently » to speed up a thaw in once-frozen relations, officials
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-31957664