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On 1st April in Asian history

ON 1st APRIL IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on April 1, 2017

325: Crown Prince Jin Chengdi, age 4, succeeds his father Jin Mingdi as emperor of the Eastern Jin Dynasty
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Cheng_of_Jin

528: The daughter of Emperor Xiaoming of Northern Wei was made the « Emperor » as a male heir of the late emperor by Empress Dowager Hu but deposed and replaced by Yuan Zhao the next day. She was the first female monarch in the history of China, but not widely recognised
http://www.snipview.com/q/Daughter%20of%20Emperor%20Xiaoming%20of%20Northern%20Wei

1085: Death of Shenzong, the sixth emperor (1067-1085) of the Chinese Song dynasty, born on 25 May 1048
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Shenzong_of_Song_China

1220: Birth of Go-Saga, 88th emperor of Japan (1242-1246) who died on 17th March 1272
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Go-Saga

1637: Death of Niwa Nagashige, Japanese warlord, born on 11 May 1571
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Niwa_Nagashige

1793: In Japan, the volcano Unsen erupts killing about 53,000

1851: King Mongkut acceeds to the Siamese throne, crowned on May 15
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/thailand/ig/Siam-s-Royal-Family/King-Mongkut-and-Family.htm

http://tudtu.tripod.com/rama4.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DHJoQFuBs6o

1856: Birth of Acacio Gabriel Viegas, Indian physician who discovered the bubonic plague and died in 1933
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acacio_Gabriel_Viegas

1867: The Straits Settlement (Singapore, Penang and Malacca) become British Crown colony
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Straits_Settlements

1889: Birth of Indian Dr Keshav Baliram Hedgewar, founder of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) who died on June 21, 1940
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K._B._Hedgewar
http://samvada.org/2012/news/remembering-rss-founder-dr-kb-hedgewar-on-his-123th-birthday-on-yugadi/

Keshav Baliram Hedgewar

1901: At the Malacanang Palace, Aguildano who has been captured, swears on oath accepting the authority of the USA over the Philippines
http://kahimyang.info/kauswagan/articles/1051/today-in-philippine-history-april-1-1901-emilio-aguinaldo-volunteered-to-swear-his-allegiance-to-the-united-states

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3_VPUKf90Nw&feature=related

1914: Birth Lor Tok, Thai comedian and actor, who died April 29, 2002
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lor_Tok

1920: Birth of Toshiro Mifune, Japanese actor who died on 24 December 1997
http://www.atimes.com/article/toshiro-mifune-documentary-opens-new-york/
http://www.toshiromifune.org/biography/index.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EjMi4XD2bL8

1927: Chiang Kai-shek decides to launch the anti-communist « party purge »

1928: Chiang Kai-shek’s army crosses the Yangzijiang to conquer northern China

1929: Birth of Payut Ngaokrachang, Thai cartoonist, animator, film director and teacher
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Payut_Ngaokrachang

Payut Ngaokrachang

1936: Orissa Formerly known as Kalinga or Utkal becomes a state in India
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/1-april-1936-the-state-of-odisha-was-established

1936: Birth of Abdul Qadeer Khan, Pakistani nuclear scientist who headed Pakistan’s nuclear program
http://www.globalsecurity.org/wmd/world/pakistan/khan.htm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/3343621.stm

1944: Japanese troops conquer Jessima, East-India, start of an offensive on Indian territory
http://e-pao.net/GP.asp?src=19..290311.mar11

1944: Beginning of a two months failed siege of Kohima (Burma) by the Japanese

http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/battle_kohima_1944.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T9uD5Ipwegw

1945: Americans start to invade Okinawa (Ryükyü)


http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-troops-land-on-okinawa
http://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii/battle-of-okinawa
http://www.historynet.com/battle-of-okinawa-operation-iceberg.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/2987.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nC06s_1Kt4Q

1946: Birth of the Malayan Union, but Singapore continues to be a British colony
http://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/history/events/e8db672a-3571-4fa3-9df0-220e83ee2a88
http://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/newspapers/Digitised/Article/straitstimes19460402-1.2.19.aspx
http://ccsenet.org/journal/index.php/ass/article/viewFile/27008/16492

1946-04-01 Malayan Union foundation

1949: After three years of fighting, the Communist Party of China helds unsuccessful peace talks with Kuomintang

1950 : Establishment of diplomatic relations between China and India

1955: Birth of Humayun Akhtar Khan, Pakistani stateman
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Humayun_Akhtar_Khan

1955: Death of Lin Huiyin, Chinese female architect and writer, born on June 6, 1904
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lin_Huiyin

1963: General Ne Win launches an amnesty offer to all the rebel groups

1963: Birth of Teddy Diaz, Filipino rock guitarist (The Dawn), who was killed on August 21, 1988
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Teodoro_de_Villa_Diaz

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OxqiViiUk3A

1963: In Laos, neutralist Foreign Minister Quinim Pholsena is assassinated in Vientiane
http://www.foia.cia.gov/sites/default/files/document_conversions/89801/DOC_0000598464.pdf
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quinim_Pholsena

1967: Under an US bombing, death of Đặng Văn Ngữ, Vietnamese physician, born on April 4, 1910
http://www.wikiwand.com/en/%C4%90%E1%BA%B7ng_V%C4%83n_Ng%E1%BB%AF

1968: North Vietnamese declare that they are ready to meet US representatives on the possibility to stop fighting. Proposition accepted by President Lyndon Johnson

1969: Opening of the IXth congress of the Chinese Communist Party, up to March 24

1970: France calls for global negotiations on Indochina

1971: During the Bangladesh Liberation War, the Pakistan Army massacre over 1,000 people in Keraniganj Upazila, Bangladesh
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jinjira_massacre

1975: In Cambodia, end for president Lon Nol who flees to Indonesia
http://www.edwebproject.org/sideshow/history/end.html

Lon Nol exile

1981: Death of Eua Sunthornsanan, Thai composer and bandleader, born on January 21, 1910
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eua_Sunthornsanan

1986: Birth of Shunichi Miyamoto, Japanese musician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shunichi_Miyamoto

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-FMbDXYzCNs

1994: Soon after a meeting with United States assistant secretary of state for human rights and humanitarian affairs, Wei Jingsheng vanishes into police custody. Officials claim that he is under investigation for having committed « new crimes. »

2001: An EP-3E United States Navy plane collides with a Chinese fighter jet which pilot is killed. The American crew makes an emergency landing on Hainan Island and detained  eleven days by the Chinese authorities
http://www.historycommons.org/timeline.jsp?us_military_specific_cases_and_issues=us_military_tmln_spy_plane_crash_in_china&timeline=us_military_tmln
http://edition.cnn.com/2001/US/04/01/us.china.plane/index.html?_s=PM:US
http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/RL30946.pdf

2001: Death of Trinh Cong Son, Vietnamese composer, born on 28 February 1939
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/1260527.stm
http://www.allmusic.com/artist/trinh-cong-son-mn0001239837
http://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=Trinh+Cong+Son&mid=8523B5B10FEEFFE547638523B5B10FEEFFE54763&FORM=LKVR#

Trinh Cong Son

2001: The Dalai Lama begins a visit to Taiwan despite the opposition of Beijing
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/1252478.stm
http://edition.cnn.com/2001/WORLD/asiapcf/east/03/30/dalailama.taiwan/

2001-04-01 Dalai Lama & Lu

2003: Death of Leslie Cheung, Hong Kong actor and singer, born on September 12, 1956
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leslie_Cheung
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0002000/
http://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=Leslie+Cheung&sk=&sc=1-13&mid=AA6CF743A98BA18CF7F2AA6CF743A98BA18CF7F2&FORM=LKVR8#

2006: Death of In Tam, Cambodian general and politician, 26th short time Prime Minister of Cambodia in 1973, born on September 22, 1922
http://ki-media.blogspot.fr/2006/04/obituary-in-tam-lon-nol-era-leader.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/In_Tam

2007: In Nepal, following an agreement that put an end to ten years of civil war and five communist leaders join the temporary government

2008: Pakatan Rakyat or PR (English: People’s Alliance) is established. The political coalition comprises a group of Malaysian political parties, namely, the People’s Justice Party (PKR), Democratic Action Party (DAP), and Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS), who collectively worked together as the Barisan Rakyat (or People’s Front) during the 12th Malaysian general election in 2008
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pakatan_Rakyat

2009: Afghanistan’s President Hamid Karzai is urged by the UN and Western aid agencies to abolish a new law that they say legalizes rape within marriage
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7977293.stm

2009: China and France agree to restore high-level contacts, ending a rift that began after French President Nicolas Sarkozy met the Dalai Lama last year
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/7976396.stm

2010: Hamid Karzai, the president of Afghanistan, delivers an extraordinarily harsh criticism of the Western governments fighting in his country, the United Nations and the Anglo-American press, accusing them of perpetrating the fraud that denied him an outright victory in last summer’s presidential elections
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/02/world/asia/02afghan.html?ref=asia

2011: Afghan officials said at least twelve people have been killed at a United Nations operational centre in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif when protest against the burning of the Quran turned violent. The attack appears to be the deadliest against the UN in the country since the 2001 invasion
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2011/04/201141152010414184.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-12940014

2012: Myanmar’s opposition claims a historic victory for pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi in her first bid for a seat in parliament
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/04/20124113414427185.html

2012: Thousands of Hong Kong people stage a noisy protest against the city’s incoming government chief and decried Beijing’s alleged interference in the city’s recent leadership election

2013: In Myanmar, private dailies, forced to shut down following a military coup in 1964 are again allowed
http://www.euronews.com/2013/04/01/private-newspapers-return-to-myanmar/

2015: Thailand’s ruling junta lifts martial law imposed just before a coup 10 months ago, but it invokes a security clause in the country’s interim constitution that will mean the military will retain broad powers
http://www.france24.com/en/20150402-thailand-junta-replaces-martial-law-with-absolute-power/
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/thai-junta-lifts-martial/1761978.html
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/human-rights-groups/1761314.html

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

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 1st APRIL IN ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on April 1, 2017

1901: At the Malacanang Palace, Aguildano who has been captured, swears on oath accepting the authority of the USA over the Philippines
http://kahimyang.info/kauswagan/articles/1051/today-in-philippine-history-april-1-1901-emilio-aguinaldo-volunteered-to-swear-his-allegiance-to-the-united-states

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3_VPUKf90Nw&feature=related

1928: Chiang Kai-shek’s army crosses the Yangzijiang to conquer northern China

1944: Japanese troops conquer Jessima, East-India, start of an offensive on Indian territory
http://e-pao.net/GP.asp?src=19..290311.mar11

1944: Beginning of a two months failed siege of Kohima (Burma) by the Japanese

http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/battle_kohima_1944.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T9uD5Ipwegw

1945: Americans start to invade Okinawa (Ryukyu)

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-troops-land-on-okinawa
http://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii/battle-of-okinawa
http://www.historynet.com/battle-of-okinawa-operation-iceberg.htm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nC06s_1Kt4Q

1949: After three years of fighting, the Communist Party of China helds unsuccessful peace talks with Kuomintang

1968: North Vietnamese declare that they are ready to meet US representatives on the possibility to stop fighting. Proposition accepted by President Lyndon Johnson

1970: France calls for global negotiations on Indochina

1971: During the Bangladesh Liberation War, the Pakistan Army massacre over 1,000 people in Keraniganj Upazila, Bangladesh
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jinjira_massacre

1975: In Cambodia, end for president Lon Nol regime who flees to Indonesia
http://www.edwebproject.org/sideshow/history/end.html

Lon Nol exile

2001: An EP-3E United States Navy plane collides with a Chinese fighter jet which pilot is killed. The American crew makes an emergency landing on Hainan Island and detained  eleven days by the Chinese authorities

http://www.historycommons.org/timeline.jsp?us_military_specific_cases_and_issues=us_military_tmln_spy_plane_crash_in_china&timeline=us_military_tmln 

http://edition.cnn.com/2001/US/04/01/us.china.plane/index.html?_s=PM:US

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/RL30946.pdf

2007: In Nepal, following an agreement that put an end to ten years of civil war and five communist leaders join the temporary government

2010: Hamid Karzai, the president of Afghanistan, delivers an extraordinarily harsh criticism of the Western governments fighting in his country, the United Nations and the Anglo-American press, accusing them of perpetrating the fraud that denied him an outright victory in last summer’s presidential elections
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/02/world/asia/02afghan.html?ref=asia

2011: Afghan officials said at least twelve people have been killed at a United Nations operational centre in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif when protest against the burning of the Quran turned violent. The attack appears to be the deadliest against the UN in the country since the 2001 invasion
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2011/04/201141152010414184.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-12940014

2014: China will neither accept nor participate in international arbitration unilaterally pushed forward by the Philippines on the South China Sea disputes, said a commentary published by the state-run People’s Daily

On 1st April in South Asian history

ON 1st APRIL IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on April 1, 2017

1856: Birth of Acacio Gabriel Viegas, Indian physician who discovered the bubonic plague and died in 1933
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acacio_Gabriel_Viegas

1889: Birth of Indian Dr Keshav Baliram Hedgewar, founder of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) who died on June 21, 1940
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K._B._Hedgewar
http://samvada.org/2012/news/remembering-rss-founder-dr-kb-hedgewar-on-his-123th-birthday-on-yugadi/

Keshav Baliram Hedgewar

1936: Orissa Formerly known as Kalinga or Utkal becomes a state in India
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/1-april-1936-the-state-of-odisha-was-established

1936: Birth of Abdul Qadeer Khan, Pakistani nuclear scientist who headed Pakistan’s nuclear program
http://www.globalsecurity.org/wmd/world/pakistan/khan.htm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/3343621.stm

1944: Japanese troops conquer Jessima, East-India, start of an offensive on Indian territory
http://e-pao.net/GP.asp?src=19..290311.mar11

1950 : Establishment of diplomatic relations between China and India

1955: Birth of Humayun Akhtar Khan, Pakistani stateman
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Humayun_Akhtar_Khan

1971: During the Bangladesh Liberation War, the Pakistan Army massacre over 1,000 people in Keraniganj Upazila, Bangladesh
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jinjira_massacre

2001: The Dalai Lama begins a visit to Taiwan despite the opposition of Beijing
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/1252478.stm
http://edition.cnn.com/2001/WORLD/asiapcf/east/03/30/dalailama.taiwan/

2001-04-01 Dalai Lama & Lu

2007: In Nepal, following an agreement that put an end to ten years of civil war and five communist leaders join the temporary government

2009: Afghanistan’s President Hamid Karzai is urged by the UN and Western aid agencies to abolish a new law that they say legalizes rape within marriage
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7977293.stm

2010: Hamid Karzai, the president of Afghanistan, delivers an extraordinarily harsh criticism of the Western governments fighting in his country, the United Nations and the Anglo-American press, accusing them of perpetrating the fraud that denied him an outright victory in last summer’s presidential elections
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/02/world/asia/02afghan.html?ref=asia

2011: Afghan officials said at least twelve people have been killed at a United Nations operational centre in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif when protest against the burning of the Quran turned violent. The attack appears to be the deadliest against the UN in the country since the 2001 invasion
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2011/04/201141152010414184.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-12940014

 

On 1st April in Southeast Asian history

1946-04-01 Malayan Union foundation

ON 1st APRIL IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on April 1, 2017

1851: King Mongkut acceeds to the Siamese throne, crowned on May 15
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/thailand/ig/Siam-s-Royal-Family/King-Mongkut-and-Family.htm
http://tudtu.tripod.com/rama4.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DHJoQFuBs6o

1867: The Straits Settlement (Singapore, Penang and Malacca) become British Crown colony
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Straits_Settlements

1901: At the Malacanang Palace, Aguildano who has been captured, swears on oath accepting the authority of the USA over the Philippines
http://kahimyang.info/kauswagan/articles/1051/today-in-philippine-history-april-1-1901-emilio-aguinaldo-volunteered-to-swear-his-allegiance-to-the-united-states

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3_VPUKf90Nw&feature=related

1914: Birth Lor Tok, Thai comedian and actor, who died April 29, 2002
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lor_Tok

1929: Birth of Payut Ngaokrachang, Thai cartoonist, animator, film director and teacher
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Payut_Ngaokrachang

Payut Ngaokrachang

1944: Beginning of a two months failed siege of Kohima (Burma) by the Japanese
http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/battle_kohima_1944.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T9uD5Ipwegw

1946: Birth of the Malayan Union, but Singapore continues to be a British
http://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/history/events/e8db672a-3571-4fa3-9df0-220e83ee2a88
http://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/newspapers/Digitised/Article/straitstimes19460402-1.2.19.aspx
http://ccsenet.org/journal/index.php/ass/article/viewFile/27008/16492

1946-04-01 Malayan Union foundation

1963: General Ne Win launches an amnesty offer to all the rebel groups

1963: Birth of Teddy Diaz, Filipino rock guitarist (The Dawn), who was killed on August 21, 1988
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Teodoro_de_Villa_Diaz

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OxqiViiUk3A

1963: In Laos, neutralist Foreign Minister Quinim Pholsena is assassinated in Vientiane
http://www.foia.cia.gov/sites/default/files/document_conversions/89801/DOC_0000598464.pdf
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quinim_Pholsena

1967: Under an US bombing, death of Đặng Văn Ngữ, Vietnamese physician, born on April 4, 1910
http://www.wikiwand.com/en/%C4%90%E1%BA%B7ng_V%C4%83n_Ng%E1%BB%AF

1968: North Vietnamese declare that they are ready to meet US representatives on the possibility to stop fighting. Proposition accepted by President Lyndon Johnson

1970: France calls for global negotiations on Indochina

1975: In Cambodia, end for president Lon Nol who flees to Indonesia
http://www.edwebproject.org/sideshow/history/end.html

Lon Nol exile

1981: Death of Eua Sunthornsanan, Thai composer and bandleader, born on January 21, 1910
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eua_Sunthornsanan

2001: Death of Trinh Cong Son, Vietnamese composer, born on 28 February 1939
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/1260527.stm
http://www.allmusic.com/artist/trinh-cong-son-mn0001239837
http://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=Trinh+Cong+Son&mid=8523B5B10FEEFFE547638523B5B10FEEFFE54763&FORM=LKVR#

Trinh Cong Son

2006: Death of In Tam, Cambodian general and politician, 26th short time Prime Minister of Cambodia in 1973, born on September 22, 1922
http://ki-media.blogspot.fr/2006/04/obituary-in-tam-lon-nol-era-leader.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/In_Tam

2008: Pakatan Rakyat or PR (English: People’s Alliance) is established. The political coalition comprises a group of Malaysian political parties, namely, the People’s Justice Party (PKR), Democratic Action Party (DAP), and Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS), who collectively worked together as the Barisan Rakyat (or People’s Front) during the 12th Malaysian general election in 2008
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pakatan_Rakyat

2012: Myanmar’s opposition claims a historic victory for pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi in her first bid for a seat in parliament
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/04/20124113414427185.html

2013: In Myanmar, private dailies, forced to shut down following a military coup in 1964 are again allowed
http://www.euronews.com/2013/04/01/private-newspapers-return-to-myanmar/

2014: China will neither accept nor participate in international arbitration unilaterally pushed forward by the Philippines on the South China Sea disputes, said a commentary published by the state-run People’s Daily

2015: Thailand’s ruling junta lifts martial law imposed just before a coup 10 months ago, but it invokes a security clause in the country’s interim constitution that will mean the military will retain broad powers
http://www.france24.com/en/20150402-thailand-junta-replaces-martial-law-with-absolute-power/
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/thai-junta-lifts-martial/1761978.html
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/human-rights-groups/1761314.html

On 1st April in Japan’s history

ON 1 APRIL IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on April 1, 2017

1220: Birth of Go-Saga, 88th emperor of Japan (1242-1246) who died on 17th March 1272
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Go-Saga

1637: Death of Niwa Nagashige, Japanese warlord, born on 11 May 1571
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Niwa_Nagashige

1793: In Japan, the volcano Unsen erupts killing about 53,000

1920: Birth of Toshiro Mifune, Japanese actor who died on 24 December 1997
http://www.atimes.com/article/toshiro-mifune-documentary-opens-new-york/
http://www.toshiromifune.org/biography/index.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EjMi4XD2bL8

1944: Japanese troops conquer Jessima, East-India, first step of operations in India
http://e-pao.net/GP.asp?src=19..290311.mar11

1944: Beginning of a two months failed siege of Kohima (Burma) by the Japanese

http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/battle_kohima_1944.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T9uD5Ipwegw

1945: Americans start to invade Okinawa (Ryukyu)
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/us-troops-land-on-Okinawa
http://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii/battle-of-okinawa
http://www.historynet.com/battle-of-okinawa-operation-iceberg.htm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nC06s_1Kt4Q

1980: Birth of Yūko Takeuchi, Japanese actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0847624/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Y%C5%ABko_Takeuchi

1986: Birth of Shunichi Miyamoto, Japanese musician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shunichi_Miyamoto

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-FMbDXYzCNs

1993: Birth of Keito Okamoto, Japanese Singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keito_Okamoto
http://www.crunchyroll.com/group/Keito_Okamoto_love
http://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=Keito+Okamoto&mid=50DA0350D842AB414F2750DA0350D842AB414F27&FORM=LKVR16#

 

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

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

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Updated on April 1, 2017

325: Crown Prince Jin Chengdi, age 4, succeeds his father Jin Mingdi as emperor of the Eastern Jin Dynasty
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Cheng_of_Jin

528: The daughter of Emperor Xiaoming of Northern Wei was made the « Emperor » as a male heir of the late emperor by Empress Dowager Hu but deposed and replaced by Yuan Zhao the next day. She was the first female monarch in the History of China, but not widely recognised
http://www.snipview.com/q/Daughter%20of%20Emperor%20Xiaoming%20of%20Northern%20Wei

1085: Death of Shenzong, the sixth emperor (1067-1085) of the Chinese Song dynasty, born on 25 May 1048
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Shenzong_of_Song_China

1927: Chiang Kai-shek decides to launch the anti-communist « party purge »

1928: Chiang Kai-shek’s army crosses the Yangzijiang to conquer northern China

1949: After three years of fighting, the Communist Party of China helds unsuccessful peace talks with Kuomintang

1950 : Establishment of diplomatic relations between China and India

1955: Death of Lin Huiyin, Chinese female architect and writer, born on June 6, 1904
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lin_Huiyin

1969: Opening of the IXth congress of the Chinese Communist Party, up to March 24

1981: Birth of Aimee Chan, Miss Hong Kong 2006
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aimee_Chan
http://www.alivenotdead.com/aimeechan

2001: An EP-3E United States Navy plane collides with a Chinese fighter jet which pilot is killed. The American crew makes an emergency landing on Hainan Island and detained  eleven days by the Chinese authorities
http://www.historycommons.org/timeline.jsp?us_military_specific_cases_and_issues=us_military_tmln_spy_plane_crash_in_china&timeline=us_military_tmln
http://edition.cnn.com/2001/US/04/01/us.china.plane/index.html?_s=PM:US
http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/RL30946.pdf

2001: The Dalai Lama begins a visit to Taiwan despite the opposition of Beijing
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/1252478.stm
http://edition.cnn.com/2001/WORLD/asiapcf/east/03/30/dalailama.taiwan/

2001-04-01 Dalai Lama & Lu

2003: Death of Leslie Cheung, Hong Kong actor and singer, born on September 12, 1956
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leslie_Cheung
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0002000/
http://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=Leslie+Cheung&sk=&sc=1-13&mid=AA6CF743A98BA18CF7F2AA6CF743A98BA18CF7F2&FORM=LKVR8#

2009: China and France agree to restore high-level contacts, ending a rift that began after French President Nicolas Sarkozy met the Dalai Lama last year
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/7976396.stm

2012: Thousands of Hong Kong people stage a noisy protest against the city’s incoming government chief and decried Beijing’s alleged interference in the city’s recent leadership election

2014: China will neither accept nor participate in international arbitration unilaterally pushed forward by the Philippines on the South China Sea disputes, said a commentary published by the state-run People’s Daily