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On 27 July in Asian history

ON 27 JULY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 27, 2017

1280: Sogen Mugaku, founder of Engakuji temple arrives in Japan from China
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mugaku_Sogen
http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e3103.html

Sogen Mugaku

1549: Jesuit priest Francis Xavier’s ship reached Japan, but it is only until August 15 that he went ashore at Kagoshima
http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/06233b.htm

1709: Nakamikado ascends to throne as 114th emperor of Japan (1709-1735), born on 14 January 1702, died on 10 May 1737
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Nakamikado

1853: Death of Tokugawa Ieyoshi, 12st shogun  (1837-1853) of the Tokugawa shogunate, born in June 1793
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tokugawa_Ieyoshi

1854: Birth of Takahashi Korekiyo, Japanese politician, 20th Prime Minister of Japan, assassinated on February 26, 1936
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takahashi_Korekiyo
https://www.lib.city.minato.tokyo.jp/yukari/e/man-detail.cgi?id=57

1856 : Birth of Pantaleon Garcia, Brigadier General of the Philippine Revolution who died on August 16, 1936
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1585/today-in-philippine-history-july-27-1872-pantaleon-lopez-was-born-in-pandacan
http://en.wikipilipinas.org/index.php/Pantaleon_Garcia

1872 :birth of Pantaleon Lopez, a Tagalog dramatist, and prolific playwright
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1585/today-in-philippine-history-july-27-1872-pantaleon-lopez-was-born-in-pandacan
http://en.wikipilipinas.org/index.php/Pantaleon_Lopez

1880: During the Second Anglo-Afghan War,  Battle of Maiwand. in a pyrrhic victory, Afghan forces led by Ayub Khan defeat the British Army in battle near Maiwand
http://www.britishbattles.com/second-afghan-war/maiwand.htm
http://militaryhistory.about.com/od/battleswars1800s/p/maiwand.htm

1905: Visiting US Secretary of State W.H Taft agree with Japanese Prime Minister Katsura to let Japan have free rein in Korea in return for Japan’s non-interference with the US in the Philippines
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taft%E2%80%93Katsura_agreement
https://books.google.fr/books?id=dorpBQAAQBAJ&pg=PA61&lpg=PA61&dq=US+Secretary+of+State+W.H+Taft+secret+agreement+with+Japanese+Prime+Minister+Katsura&source=bl&ots=rFd8m5E_Dv&sig=AcbXEnhuOLMj700cskzCnRCLWec&hl=fr&sa=X&ved=0CDcQ6AEwA2oVChMI2tPd6_v9xgIVTAUsCh1scwzw#v=onepage&q=US%20Secretary%20of%20State%20W.H%20Taft%20secret%20agreement%20with%20Japanese%20Prime%20Minister%20Katsura&f=false

1914: Felix Manalo registers the Iglesia ni Cristo with the Filipino government
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iglesia_ni_Cristo
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1248/today-in-philippine-history-july-27-1914-felix-manalo-founded-iglesia-ni-cristo-in-punta-sta-ana-manila
http://iglesia-ni-cristo.wikia.com/wiki/Felix_Y._Manalo

1923: Birth of Masutatsu Oyama, founder of Japanese Kyokushin Karate, who died on 26 April 1994
http://www.fightingmaster.com/Masters/oyama/index.htm
http://martialarts.about.com/od/martialartsbasics/p/Biography-And-Profile-Of-Mas-Oyama.htm

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

1927: Birth of Sat Mahajan, Indian politician who died on September 1, 2012
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sat_Mahajan

1931: Birth of Khieu Samphan, Khmer Rouge, president of the Democratic Kampuchea 1976-1979 (Cambodia)
http://angkor1431.tripod.com/index/id30.html

1941: Japanese troops occupy Southern French Indo-China

1941-07-27 JapanTake Saigon

1953: End of Korean War. The United States, People’s Republic of China, and North Korea, sign an armistice agreement. Syngman Rhee, president of South Korea, refuses to sign but pledges to observe the armistice
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/0727.html#article
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/armistice-ends-the-korean-war

1953: Birth of Chung Dong-young, South Korean Politician

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chung_Dong-young

1954: Birth of G. S. Bali, Indian politician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/G._S._Bali

1964: Vietnam War: 5,000 more American military advisers are sent to South Vietnam bringing the total number of United States forces in Vietnam to 21,000
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/pentagon-announces-5000-more-troops-to-vietnam

1965: US jets attack new North Vietnamese air defense sites
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-jets-attack-new-north-vietnamese-air-defense-sites

1966: Birth of Song Zuying, Chinese Miao singer
http://english.cri.cn/1702/2005-5-3/121@231469.htm

1967: Birth of Rahul Bose, Indian journalist, actor, director, and screenwriter
http://www.koimoi.com/actor/rahul-bose/
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0097893/

1972: Birth of Takako Fuji, Japanese actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takako_Fuji

1972: Birth of Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor, Malaysian astronaut, the first Malaysian in space
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sheikh_Muszaphar_Shukor

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k1R1CGqrPMM

1974: Birth of Eason Chan, Hong Kong singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eason_Chan

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l64OMq0x2bo

1976: Alfred Duraiappah, former MP and mayor of Jaffna, Sri Lanka is assassinated by Velupillai Prabhakaran, the leader of the LTTE. First murder of the LTTE
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alfred_Duraiappah
http://archives.dailynews.lk/2009/05/26/fea06.asp

1976: Former Japanese prime minister Kakuei Tanaka is arrested on suspicion of violating foreign exchange and foreign trade laws in connection with the Lockheed bribery scandals
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lockheed_bribery_scandals
http://www.rcrinc.com/tanaka/index.html

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dawHIUnPZ0E

1977: Birth of Foo Swee Chin, Singaporean comic book artist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foo_Swee_Chin
http://foosweechin.tumblr.com/

1982: Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi’s first visit to the US in almost 11 years
http://www.nytimes.com/1982/07/28/world/mrs-gandhi-in-us-on-first-visit-in-a-decade.html
http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675045035_Indian-Prime-Minister-Indira-Gandhi_American-President_Ronald-Reagan_Zubin-Mehta
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=5&ved=0CDsQFjAEahUKEwjC75uKmvnGAhUCORQKHd86C8A&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.larouchepub.com%2Feiw%2Fpublic%2F1982%2Feirv09n30-19820810%2Feirv09n30-19820810_059-indira_gandhi_in_washington_dc_a.pdf&ei=Cwm1VYK-K4LyUN_1rIAM&usg=AFQjCNGzarL0dii1TRd7uy97DV_9HGDgTg&sig2=YLwz_KqaV1Z1LmpCsheN7g

1982-07-27 Indira Gandhi US visit

1983: In Sri Lanka, in what is called the Black July, 18 Tamil political prisoners at the Welikada high security prison in Colombo were massacred by the Sinhalese prisoners, the second such massacre in two days
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_July

1988: General Sein Lwin is elected the 6th president of the Union of Burma. He will be forced to resign 17 days later
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sein_Lwin

1992 : Death of Bollywood actor Amjad Khan, born onNovember 12, 1940
http://www.filmibeat.com/celebs/amjad-khan/biography.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amjad_Khan_(actor)
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/july-27-1992-popular-bollywood-actor-amjad-khan-dies

1996: In Indonesia, supporters of Suryadi, with the help of police, take the headquarters of the Democratic Party of Indonesia, held by the ones of Megawati Sukarnoputri. Two-day violences in Jakarta

2001: “Spirited Away”, a Japanese anime movie by Hayo Miyazaki, that will win the 2002 Berlin International Film Festival, is released in Japan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spirited_Away

2002: Death of Krishan Kant, vice-president of the Republic of India and president of the National Assembly
http://www.hinduonnet.com/2002/07/28/stories/2002072804410100.htm

2003: Elections in Cambodia. The Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) of Prime Minister Hun Sen gets 73 of the 123 seats but not the two-third necessary to govern alone. Funcipec gets 26 seats, and the SRP 24
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cambodian_general_election,_2003

2003: Japanese premier Junichiro Koizumi gets a bill that authorizes him to send 1000 soldiers for the reconstruction of Iraq

2005: Death of Swami Shantananda, Mahasamadhi Day, Indian Saint, Philosopher,  born on April 7, 1934
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shantanda_Saraswathi

2008: Wonderful Chinese classical dancer Liu Yan becomes paralyzed after an accident in the rehearsal of Beijing Olympic Games
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/19/arts/dance/19barb.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0

2008: The general elections in Cambodia are largely won by the CPP of Hun Sen
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2008/07/200872825249835666.html

2009: North Korea reiterates that it will not return to six-party talks on its nuclear programme, indicating instead that it wants bilateral talks with the US

2011: India and Pakistan pledge not to let their fragile peace process slide again because of thorny issues that have made the nuclear neighbors bitter enemies.
http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/asiapcf/07/27/india.pakistan.talks/index.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-14291484

2015: India’s former president and top scientist Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam, who played a lead role in the country’s nuclear weapons tests, has died aged 83
http://asiantribune.com/node/87529
http://www.thehindu.com/specials/in-depth/apj-abdul-kalam-19312015/article7470874.ece?ref=relatedNews
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Dr-APJ-Abdul-Kalam-former-President-of-India-dies-in-Shillong/articleshow/48240877.cms

 

Holidays and observances

The Philippines: Iglesia Ni Cristo Day

North Korea: Victory Day

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 27 July in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 27 JULY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 27, 2017

1511: Portuguese start their attempt to conquer Malacca
http://www.zum.de/whkmla/military/16cen/malacca1511.html

1880: During the Second Anglo-Afghan War,  Battle of Maiwand. in a pyrrhic victory, Afghan forces led by Ayub Khan defeat the British Army in battle near Maiwand
http://www.britishbattles.com/second-afghan-war/maiwand.htm
http://militaryhistory.about.com/od/battleswars1800s/p/maiwand.htm

 1905: Visiting US Secretary of State W.H Taft agree with Japanese Prime Minister Katsura to let Japan have free rein in Korea in return for Japan’s non-interference with the US in the Philippines
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taft%E2%80%93Katsura_agreement
https://books.google.fr/books?id=dorpBQAAQBAJ&pg=PA61&lpg=PA61&dq=US+Secretary+of+State+W.H+Taft+secret+agreement+with+Japanese+Prime+Minister+Katsura&source=bl&ots=rFd8m5E_Dv&sig=AcbXEnhuOLMj700cskzCnRCLWec&hl=fr&sa=X&ved=0CDcQ6AEwA2oVChMI2tPd6_v9xgIVTAUsCh1scwzw#v=onepage&q=US%20Secretary%20of%20State%20W.H%20Taft%20secret%20agreement%20with%20Japanese%20Prime%20Minister%20Katsura&f=false

1941: Japanese troops occupy Southern French Indo-China

1941-07-27 JapanTake Saigon

1953: End of Korean War. The United States, People’s Republic of China, and North Korea, sign an armistice agreement. Syngman Rhee, president of South Korea, refuses to sign but pledges to observe the armistice
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/0727.html#article
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/armistice-ends-the-korean-war

1964: Vietnam War: 5,000 more American military advisers are sent to South Vietnam bringing the total number of United States forces in Vietnam to 21,000
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/pentagon-announces-5000-more-troops-to-vietnam

1965: US jets attack new North Vietnamese air defense sites
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-jets-attack-new-north-vietnamese-air-defense-sites

1976: Alfred Duraiappah, former MP and mayor of Jaffna, Sri Lanka is assassinated by Velupillai Prabhakaran, the leader of the LTTE. First murder of the LTTE
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alfred_Duraiappah
http://archives.dailynews.lk/2009/05/26/fea06.asp

1982: Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi’s first visit to the US in almost 11 years
http://www.nytimes.com/1982/07/28/world/mrs-gandhi-in-us-on-first-visit-in-a-decade.html
http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675045035_Indian-Prime-Minister-Indira-Gandhi_American-President_Ronald-Reagan_Zubin-Mehta
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=5&ved=0CDsQFjAEahUKEwjC75uKmvnGAhUCORQKHd86C8A&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.larouchepub.com%2Feiw%2Fpublic%2F1982%2Feirv09n30-19820810%2Feirv09n30-19820810_059-indira_gandhi_in_washington_dc_a.pdf&ei=Cwm1VYK-K4LyUN_1rIAM&usg=AFQjCNGzarL0dii1TRd7uy97DV_9HGDgTg&sig2=YLwz_KqaV1Z1LmpCsheN7g

1982-07-27 Indira Gandhi US visit

1983: In Sri Lanka, in what is called the Black July, 18 Tamil political prisoners at the Welikada high security prison in Colombo were massacred by the Sinhalese prisoners, the second such massacre in two days
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_July

2003: Japanese premier Junichiro Koizumi gets a bill that authorizes him to send 1000 soldiers for the reconstruction of Iraq

2009: North Korea reiterates that it will not return to six-party talks on its nuclear programme, indicating instead that it wants bilateral talks with the US

2011: India and Pakistan pledge not to let their fragile peace process slide again because of thorny issues that have made the nuclear neighbors bitter enemies.
http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/asiapcf/07/27/india.pakistan.talks/index.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-14291484

 

Holidays and observances

North Korea: Victory Day

On 27 July in South Asian history

ON 27 JULY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 27, 2017

1880: During the Second Anglo-Afghan War,  Battle of Maiwand. in a pyrrhic victory, Afghan forces led by Ayub Khan defeat the British Army in battle near Maiwand
http://www.britishbattles.com/second-afghan-war/maiwand.htm
http://militaryhistory.about.com/od/battleswars1800s/p/maiwand.htm

1927: Birth of Sat Mahajan, Indian politician who died on September 1, 2012
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sat_Mahajan

1967: Birth of Rahul Bose, Indian journalist, actor, director, and screenwriter
http://www.koimoi.com/actor/rahul-bose/
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0097893/

1976: Alfred Duraiappah, former MP and mayor of Jaffna, Sri Lanka is assassinated by Velupillai Prabhakaran, the leader of the LTTE. First murder of the LTTE
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alfred_Duraiappah
http://archives.dailynews.lk/2009/05/26/fea06.asp

1982: Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi’s first visit to the US in almost 11 years
http://www.nytimes.com/1982/07/28/world/mrs-gandhi-in-us-on-first-visit-in-a-decade.html
http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675045035_Indian-Prime-Minister-Indira-Gandhi_American-President_Ronald-Reagan_Zubin-Mehta
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=5&ved=0CDsQFjAEahUKEwjC75uKmvnGAhUCORQKHd86C8A&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.larouchepub.com%2Feiw%2Fpublic%2F1982%2Feirv09n30-19820810%2Feirv09n30-19820810_059-indira_gandhi_in_washington_dc_a.pdf&ei=Cwm1VYK-K4LyUN_1rIAM&usg=AFQjCNGzarL0dii1TRd7uy97DV_9HGDgTg&sig2=YLwz_KqaV1Z1LmpCsheN7g

1982-07-27 Indira Gandhi US visit

1983: In Sri Lanka, in what is called the Black July, 18 Tamil political prisoners at the Welikada high security prison in Colombo were massacred by the Sinhalese prisoners, the second such massacre in two days
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_July

1992 : Death of Bollywood actor Amjad Khan, born onNovember 12, 1940
http://www.filmibeat.com/celebs/amjad-khan/biography.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amjad_Khan_(actor)
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/july-27-1992-popular-bollywood-actor-amjad-khan-dies

 

2002: Death of Krishan Kant, vice-president of the Republic of India and president of the National Assembly
http://www.hinduonnet.com/2002/07/28/stories/2002072804410100.htm

2005: Death of Swami Shantananda, Mahasamadhi Day, Indian Saint, Philosopher,  born on April 7, 1934
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shantanda_Saraswathi

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sS5LDUI-rz0

2011: India and Pakistan pledge not to let their fragile peace process slide again because of thorny issues that have made the nuclear neighbors bitter enemies.
http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/asiapcf/07/27/india.pakistan.talks/index.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-14291484

On 27 July in Southeast Asian history

ON 27 JULY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 27, 2017

1856: Birth of Pantaleon Garcia, Brigadier General of the Philippine Revolution who died on August 16, 1936
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1585/today-in-philippine-history-july-27-1872-pantaleon-lopez-was-born-in-pandacan
http://en.wikipilipinas.org/index.php/Pantaleon_Garcia

1872: Birth of Pantaleon Lopez, a Tagalog dramatist, and prolific playwright
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1585/today-in-philippine-history-july-27-1872-pantaleon-lopez-was-born-in-pandacan
http://en.wikipilipinas.org/index.php/Pantaleon_Lopez

1914: Felix Manalo registers the Iglesia ni Cristo with the Filipino government
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iglesia_ni_Cristo
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1248/today-in-philippine-history-july-27-1914-felix-manalo-founded-iglesia-ni-cristo-in-punta-sta-ana-manila
http://iglesia-ni-cristo.wikia.com/wiki/Felix_Y._Manalo

1931: Birth of Khieu Samphan, Khmer Rouge leader, president of the Democratic Kampuchea 1976-1979
http://angkor1431.tripod.com/index/id30.html

1941: Japanese troops occupy Southern French Indo-China

1941-07-27 JapanTake Saigon

1964: 5,000 more American military advisers are sent to South Vietnam bringing the total number of United States forces in Vietnam to 21,000
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/pentagon-announces-5000-more-troops-to-vietnam

1965: US jets attack new North Vietnamese air defense sites
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-jets-attack-new-north-vietnamese-air-defense-sites

1972: Birth of Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor, Malaysian astronaut, the first Malaysian in space
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sheikh_Muszaphar_Shukor

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k1R1CGqrPMM

1977: Birth of Foo Swee Chin, Singaporean comic book artist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foo_Swee_Chin
http://foosweechin.tumblr.com/

1988: General Sein Lwin is elected the 6th president of the Union of Burma. He will be forced to resign 17 days later
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sein_Lwin

1996: In Indonesia, supporters of Suryadi, with the help of police, take the headquarters of the Democratic Party of Indonesia, held by the ones of Megawati Sukarnoputri. Two-day violences in Jakarta

2003: Elections in Cambodia. The Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) of Prime Minister Hun Sen gets 73 of the 123 seats but not the two-third necessary to govern alone. Funcipec gets 26 seats, and the SRP 24
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cambodian_general_election,_2003

2008: The general elections in Cambodia are largely won by the CPP of Hun Sen
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2008/07/200872825249835666.html

 

Holidays and observances

The Philippines: Iglesia Ni Cristo Day

On 27 July in Japan’s history

ON 27 JULY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on July 27, 2017

1280: Sogen Mugaku, founder of Engakuji temple arrives in Japan from China
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mugaku_Sogen
http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e3103.html

Sogen Mugaku

1549: Jesuit priest Francis Xavier’s ship reached Japan, but it is only until August 15 that he went ashore at Kagoshima
http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/06233b.htm

1709: Nakamikado ascends to throne as 114th emperor of Japan (1709-1735), born on 14 January 1702, died on 10 May 1737
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Nakamikado

1853: Death of Tokugawa Ieyoshi, 12st shogun  (1837-1853) of the Tokugawa shogunate, born in June 1793
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tokugawa_Ieyoshi

1854: Birth of Takahashi Korekiyo, Japanese politician, 20th Prime Minister of Japan, assassinated on February 26, 1936
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takahashi_Korekiyo
https://www.lib.city.minato.tokyo.jp/yukari/e/man-detail.cgi?id=57

1905: Visiting US Secretary of State W.H Taft agree with Japanese Prime Minister Katsura to let Japan have free rein in Korea in return for Japan’s non-interference with the US in the Philippines
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taft%E2%80%93Katsura_agreement
https://books.google.fr/books?id=dorpBQAAQBAJ&pg=PA61&lpg=PA61&dq=US+Secretary+of+State+W.H+Taft+secret+agreement+with+Japanese+Prime+Minister+Katsura&source=bl&ots=rFd8m5E_Dv&sig=AcbXEnhuOLMj700cskzCnRCLWec&hl=fr&sa=X&ved=0CDcQ6AEwA2oVChMI2tPd6_v9xgIVTAUsCh1scwzw#v=onepage&q=US%20Secretary%20of%20State%20W.H%20Taft%20secret%20agreement%20with%20Japanese%20Prime%20Minister%20Katsura&f=false

1923: Birth of Masutatsu Oyama, founder of Japanese Kyokushin Karate, who died on 26 April 1994
http://www.fightingmaster.com/Masters/oyama/index.htm
http://martialarts.about.com/od/martialartsbasics/p/Biography-And-Profile-Of-Mas-Oyama.htm


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

1941: Japanese troops occupy Southern French Indo-China

1941-07-27 JapanTake Saigon

1972: Birth of Takako Fuji, Japanese actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takako_Fuji
http://musicandfilm.net/takako-fuji/

1976: Former Japanese prime minister Kakuei Tanaka is arrested on suspicion of violating foreign exchange and foreign trade laws in connection with the Lockheed bribery scandals
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lockheed_bribery_scandals
http://www.rcrinc.com/tanaka/index.html

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dawHIUnPZ0E

2001: “Spirited Away”, a Japanese anime movie by Hayo Miyazaki, that will win the 2002 Berlin International Film Festival, is released in Japan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spirited_Away

 

On 27 July in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 27 JULY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on July 27, 2017

1280: Sogen Mugaku, founder of Engakuji temple arrives in Japan from China
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mugaku_Sogen
http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e3103.html

Sogen Mugaku

1953: End of Korean War. The United States, People’s Republic of China, and North Korea, sign an armistice agreement. Syngman Rhee, president of South Korea, refuses to sign but pledges to observe the armistice
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/0727.html#article
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/armistice-ends-the-korean-war

1963: Birth of Donnie Yen, Hong Kong martial arts film actor
http://www.donnieyen.asia/?page_id=36&lang=en

1966: Birth of Song Zuying, Chinese Miao singer
http://english.cri.cn/1702/2005-5-3/121@231469.htm

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

1974: Birth of Eason Chan, Hong Kong singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eason_Chan

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l64OMq0x2bo

2008: Wonderful Chinese classical dancer Liu Yan becomes paralyzed after an accident in the rehearsal of Beijing Olympic Games
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/19/arts/dance/19barb.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0