Monthly Archives: septembre 2017

On 30 September in Asian history

1965-09-30-gestapu

ON 30 SEPTEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 30, 2017

1207: Birth of Jalaluddin Muhammad Rumi, Afghan scholar and Sufi poet who died on December 17, 1273
http://www.poemhunter.com/mewlana-jalaluddin-rumi/biography/
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/rumi-20.php

1551: End of the Tainei-ji incident: A coup in Yamaguchi by the military establishment of the Ōuchi clan forces their lord Ōuchi Yoshitaka to commit suicide, and the city is burned
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tainei-ji_incident
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Ouchi_Yoshitaka

1626: Death of Nurhaci, Manchurian founder of the Jin Dynasty, born in 1558
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nurhaci

1874: Birth of Vyner Brooke, third and final White Rajah of Sarawak (Borneo) (1917-1946) who died on 9 May 1963
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Vyner_Brooke

1917: Birth of Park Chung-hee, president of South Korea (1963-1978) who died on October 26, 1979

http://asianhistory.about.com/od/southkorea/p/Park-Chung-Hee-Biography.htm?nl=1
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Park_Chung-hee

1920: Birth of Eileen Chang (Zhang Ailing), Chinese writer who died on September 8, 1995
http://www.chinesetolearn.com/eileen-chang-zhang-ailing-quotes/
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Eileen_Chang

1922: Birth of Hrishikesh Mukherjee, Indian film director, who died on August 27, 2006
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hrishikesh_Mukherjee
http://www.gomolo.com/hrishikesh-mukherjee-biography/487

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6s9aRvYoDeI

1932: Birth of Shintaro Ishihara, writer and governor of Tokyo from 1999 to 2012
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shintaro_Ishihara
http://www.citymayors.com/mayors/tokyo_mayor.html

USA Shintaro Clinton caricature

1945: In the Philippines, under popular pressure, MacArthur is obliged to free Luis Taruc, leader of the Huk (People’s Anti-Japanese Army)
http://cityofsanfernando.blogspot.com/2005/05/ka-luis-m-taruc-june-21-1913-may-4.html

1947: The Islamic Republic of Pakistan and Yemen join the United Nations

1948: Siliwangi division recaptures Madiun. The Communist Party of Indonesia (PKI) abandons Madiun, pursued by army. Aidit and Lukman leave for China

1949: End of the first meeting of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (started on 21).  Mao is elected president
http://www.historytoday.com/richard-cavendish/mao-zedong-becomes-chinese-head-state

1950: Zhou Enlai warns that China will not stand idly by if « the imperialists wantonly invade the territory of North Korea. »Two days later, he formally notifies the Indian ambassador to China that if the U.S. enters North Korea, China will intervene

1953: Joint Americano-French communiqué announcing a bigger aid to France in Indochina

1959: Coming back from USA, Nikita Khrushchev goes to China

Nikita Kroutchev et Mao Tse Tung

1961: Birth of Sally Yeh, Hong Kong pop star and actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sally_Yeh
http://www.hkcinemagic.com/en/people.asp?id=236

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AYxFaeG5TP8

1964: First large scale antiwar demonstration staged at Berkeley
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/first-large-scale-antiwar-demonstration-staged-at-berkeley

1965: Procommunist military officers, calling themselves the September 30 Movement (Gestapu), attempt to seize power, killing five generals. Their failure led to Sukarno’s displacement from power; a bloody purge of PKI members and the rise of Suharto who retake control on October 1

1965-09-30-gestapu

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/30_September_Movement
http://www.globalresearch.ca/still-uninvestigated-after-50-years-did-the-u-s-help-incite-the-1965-indonesia-massacre/5467309
http://www.hartford-hwp.com/archives/54b/033.html
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/41017138_The_’Gestapu’_events_of_1965_in_Indonesia_New_evidence_from_Russian_and_German_archives

https://youtu.be/N-07wttSEx4

1969: Thailand announces the gradual withdrawal of the US forces from its territory

1972: Birth of Shaan, Indian singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shaan_(singer)
http://www.in.com/music/artist/shaan-7811-1.html

1975: The General Assembly of the United Nations postpones the question of the admission of the two Vietnam

1977: Philippine political prisoners, Eugenio Lopez, Jr. and Sergio Osmena III successfully escaped from Fort Bonifacio Maximum Security Prison in the Philippines
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eugenio_Lopez,_Jr.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sergio_Osme%C3%B1a_III

1979: Birth of Vince Chong, Malaysian singer-songwriter
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vince_Chong
http://www.myspace.com/vincechong

1982: Birth of Li Xiaolu (Jacqueline Li), Chinese actress and singer
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Li_Xiao_Lu

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hC3XBN6Mqdg

1987: Mohammad Najibullah becomes president of Afghanistan (until 1992)
http://www.afghanland.com/history/najib.html

1987: Birth of Denise Laurel, Filipino actress and singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Denise_Laurel

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

1990: The Soviet Union and South Korea establish diplomatic relations

1993: Around 10,000 people are killed when an earthquake measuring 6.4 struck southern India
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1993_Latur_earthquake
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/30th-september-1993-20000-are-killed-in-an-earthquake-in-latur-maharashtra

1996: Death of Asao Uchida, Japanese actor
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0879729/

1999: Japan’s worst nuclear accident at a uranium reprocessing facility in Tokai-mura, northeast of Tokyo
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/461446.stm
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/radiation-released-at-japanese-plant

2004: Death of of Gamini Fonseka, Sri Lankan actor, born on March 21, 1936
http://dbsjeyaraj.com/dbsj/archives/1114
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gamini_Fonseka

2004: The first images of a live giant squid in its natural habitat are taken 600 miles south of Tokyo

2008: Veteran Singapore opposition leader and human rights fighter Josue B. Jeyaretnam dies He was the first to break a government monopoly on power in Singapore when he won a seat in parliament in 1981
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7643379.stm
http://www.economist.com/obituary/displaystory.cfm?story_id=12376738
http://remembersingapore.wordpress.com/2012/02/25/persistent-opposition-j-b-jeyaretnam/

jb-jeyaretnam-june-2008

2008: Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and President Nicolas Sarkozy sign a major co-operation pact which paves the way for the sale of French nuclear reactors to Delhi
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7644377.stm

2009: At least 475 people are dead and thousands are trapped under rubble after a strong earthquake shook western Indonesia
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/02/world/asia/02quake.html?_r=1&ref=asia
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8284208.stm

2010: An Indian holy site is to be split between 3 religious communities, but Muslims and Hindus plan to appeal court
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2010/09/2010930101028349827.html
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/01/world/asia/01india.html?ref=asia

2010: North and South Korea end their first military talks in two years without making progress. The meeting was aimed at easing tensions heightened by the sinking of a South Korean frigrate near the nations’ disputed sea border in March
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2010/09/201093053311507827.html
http://www.france24.com/en/20100930-north-korea-south-korea-military-talks-torpedoed-warship-dispute-cheonan

2016: A Chinese court jailes for life Wan Qingliang, former Communist Party boss of the southern city of Guangzhou, after finding him guilty of corruption
http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/international/2016-09-30/china-jails-former-communist-party-chief-of-guangzhou-wan-qingliang-for-corruption/1622270

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 30 September in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICS AND STRATEGY ON 30 SEPTEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 30, 2017

1945: In the Philippines, under popular pressure, MacArthur is obliged to free Luis Taruc, leader of the Huk (People’s Anti-Japanese Army)
http://cityofsanfernando.blogspot.com/2005/05/ka-luis-m-taruc-june-21-1913-may-4.html

1947: The Islamic Republic of Pakistan join the United Nations

1948: Siliwangi division recaptures Madiun. The Communist Party of Indonesia (PKI) abandons Madiun, pursued by army. Aidit and Lukman leave for China

1953: Joint Americano-French communiqué announcing a bigger aid to France in Indochina

1964: First large scale antiwar demonstration staged at Berkeley
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/first-large-scale-antiwar-demonstration-staged-at-berkeley

1965: Procommunist military officers, calling themselves the September 30 Movement (Gestapu), attempt to seize power, killing five generals. Their failure led to Sukarno’s displacement from power; a bloody purge of PKI members and the rise of Suharto who retake control on October 1

1965-09-30-gestapu

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/30_September_Movement
http://www.globalresearch.ca/still-uninvestigated-after-50-years-did-the-u-s-help-incite-the-1965-indonesia-massacre/5467309
http://www.hartford-hwp.com/archives/54b/033.html
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/41017138_The_’Gestapu’_events_of_1965_in_Indonesia_New_evidence_from_Russian_and_German_archives

https://youtu.be/N-07wttSEx4

1969: Thailand announces the gradual withdrawal of the US forces from its territory

1990: The Soviet Union and South Korea establish diplomatic relations

2010: North and South Korea end their first military talks in two years without making progress. The meeting was aimed at easing tensions heightened by the sinking of a South Korean frigrate near the nations’ disputed sea border in March
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2010/09/201093053311507827.html
http://www.france24.com/en/20100930-north-korea-south-korea-military-talks-torpedoed-warship-dispute-cheonan

On 30 September in South Asian history

ON 30 SEPTEMBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 30, 2017

1207: Birth of Jalaluddin Muhammad Rumi, Afghan scholar and Sufi poet who died on December 17, 1273
http://www.poemhunter.com/mewlana-jalaluddin-rumi/biography/
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/rumi-20.php

1922: Birth of Hrishikesh Mukherjee, Indian film director, who died on August 27, 2006
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hrishikesh_Mukherjee
http://www.gomolo.com/hrishikesh-mukherjee-biography/487

1947: The Islamic Republic of Pakistan joins the United Nations

1972: Birth of Shaan, Indian singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shaan_(singer)
http://www.in.com/music/artist/shaan-7811-1.html

1987: Mohammad Najibullah becomes president of Afghanistan (until 1992)
http://www.afghanland.com/history/najib.html

1993: Around 10,000 people are killed when an earthquake measuring 6.4 struck southern India
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1993_Latur_earthquake
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/30th-september-1993-20000-are-killed-in-an-earthquake-in-latur-maharashtra

2004: Death of of Gamini Fonseka, Sri Lankan actor, born on March 21, 1936
http://dbsjeyaraj.com/dbsj/archives/1114
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gamini_Fonseka

2008: Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and President Nicolas Sarkozy sign a major co-operation pact which paves the way for the sale of French nuclear reactors to Delhi
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7644377.stm

2009: At least 475 people are dead and thousands are trapped under rubble after a strong earthquake shook western Indonesia
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/02/world/asia/02quake.html?_r=1&ref=asia
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8284208.stm

2010: An Indian holy site is to be split between 3 religious communities, but Muslims and Hindus plan to appeal court
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2010/09/2010930101028349827.html
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/01/world/asia/01india.html?ref=asia

 

On 30 September in Southeast Asian history

ON 30 SEPTEMBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 30, 2017

1874: Birth of Vyner Brooke, third and final White Rajah of Sarawak (Borneo) (1917-1946) who died on 9 May 1963
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Vyner_Brooke

1945: In the Philippines, under popular pressure, MacArthur is obliged to free Luis Taruc, leader of the Huk (People’s Anti-Japanese Army)
http://cityofsanfernando.blogspot.com/2005/05/ka-luis-m-taruc-june-21-1913-may-4.html

1948: Siliwangi division recaptures Madiun. The Communist Party of Indonesia (PKI) abandons Madiun, pursued by army. Aidit and Lukman leave for China

1953: Joint Americano-French communiqué announcing a bigger aid to France in Indochina

1965: Procommunist military officers, calling themselves the September 30 Movement (Gestapu), attempt to seize power, killing five generals. Their failure led to Sukarno’s displacement from power; a bloody purge of PKI members and the rise of Suharto who retake control on October 1

1965-09-30-gestapu

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/30_September_Movement
http://www.globalresearch.ca/still-uninvestigated-after-50-years-did-the-u-s-help-incite-the-1965-indonesia-massacre/5467309
http://www.hartford-hwp.com/archives/54b/033.html
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/41017138_The_’Gestapu’_events_of_1965_in_Indonesia_New_evidence_from_Russian_and_German_archives

https://youtu.be/N-07wttSEx4

1969: Thailand announces the gradual withdrawal of the US forces from its territory

1975: The General Assembly of the United Nations postpones the question of the admission of the two Vietnam

1977: Philippine political prisoners, Eugenio Lopez, Jr. and Sergio Osmena III successfully escaped from Fort Bonifacio Maximum Security Prison in the Philippines
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eugenio_Lopez,_Jr.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sergio_Osme%C3%B1a_III

1979: Birth of Vince Chong, Malaysian singer-songwriter
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vince_Chong
http://www.myspace.com/vincechong

1987: Birth of Denise Laurel, Filipino actress and singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Denise_Laurel

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

 2008: Veteran Singapore opposition leader and human rights fighter Josue B. Jeyaretnam dies He was the first to break a government monopoly on power in Singapore when he won a seat in parliament in 1981
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7643379.stm
http://www.economist.com/obituary/displaystory.cfm?story_id=12376738
http://remembersingapore.wordpress.com/2012/02/25/persistent-opposition-j-b-jeyaretnam/

jb-jeyaretnam-june-2008

2009: At least 475 people are dead and thousands are trapped under rubble after a strong earthquake shook western Indonesia
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/02/world/asia/02quake.html?_r=1&ref=asia
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8284208.stm

 

On 30 September in Japan’s history

ON 30 DECEMBER IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on September 30, 2017

1551: End of the Tainei-ji incident: A coup in Yamaguchi by the military establishment of the Ōuchi clan forces their lord Ōuchi Yoshitaka to commit suicide, and the city is burned
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tainei-ji_incident
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Ouchi_Yoshitaka

1932: Birth of Shintaro Ishihara, writer and governor of Tokyo from 1999 to 2012
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shintaro_Ishihara
http://www.citymayors.com/mayors/tokyo_mayor.html

USA Shintaro Clinton caricature

1996: Death of Asao Uchida, Japanese actor
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0879729/

1999: Japan’s worst nuclear accident at a uranium reprocessing facility in Tokai-mura, northeast of Tokyo
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/461446.stm
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/radiation-released-at-japanese-plant

2004: The first images of a live giant squid in its natural habitat are taken 600 miles south of Tokyo

 

On 30 September in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 30 SEPTEMBER IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on September 30, 2017

1626: Death of Nurhaci, Manchurian founder of the Jin Dynasty, born in 1558
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nurhaci

1920: Birth of Eileen Chang (Zhang Ailing), Chinese writer who died on September 8, 1995
http://www.chinesetolearn.com/eileen-chang-zhang-ailing-quotes/
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Eileen_Chang

1949: End of the first meeting of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (started on 21).  Mao is elected president
http://www.historytoday.com/richard-cavendish/mao-zedong-becomes-chinese-head-state

1950: Zhou Enlai warns that China will not stand idly by if « the imperialists wantonly invade the territory of North Korea. »Two days later, he formally notifies the Indian ambassador to China that if the U.S. enters North Korea, China will intervene

1959: Coming back from USA, Nikita Khrushchev goes to China

Nikita Kroutchev et Mao Tse Tung

1961: Birth of Sally Yeh, Hong Kong pop star and actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sally_Yeh
http://www.hkcinemagic.com/en/people.asp?id=236

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AYxFaeG5TP8

1982: Birth of Li Xiaolu (Jacqueline Li), Chinese actress and singer
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Li_Xiao_Lu

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hC3XBN6Mqdg

2016: A Chinese court jailes for life Wan Qingliang, former Communist Party boss of the southern city of Guangzhou, after finding him guilty of corruption
http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/international/2016-09-30/china-jails-former-communist-party-chief-of-guangzhou-wan-qingliang-for-corruption/1622270

 

On 29 September in Asian history

1972-09-29-diplomatic-relations

On 29 September in Asian history

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Updated on September 29, 2017

1637: Killing in Japan of Lorenzo Ruiz, the first Filipino martyred for the Christian faith and the first Filipino saint
http://www.catholic.org/saints/saint.php?saint_id=231
http://thepinoycatholic.blogspot.fr/2009/06/st-lorenzo-ruiz.html
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/647/today-in-history-philippine-september-29-1637-lorenzo-ruiz-the-first-filipino-saint-was-hung-upside-down-to-death-in-nagasaki-japan

1856: French forces land in Tourane (now Danang) in Annam (now central Vietnam)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Tourane

1858-french-ships-at-danang

1898 : In Philippines, the Malolos Congress ratified the June 12, 1898 Act of the Declaration of Independence from Spain
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1288/today-in-philippine-history-september-29-1898-the-malolos-congress-ratified-the-declaration-of-independence

1915: Birth of Brenda Marshall, Filipino actress who died on July 30, 1992
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brenda_Marshall

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ktj81S7W2gM

1918: Hara Takashi becomes Prime Minister of Japan, up to his killing on November 4, 1921
http://www.ndl.go.jp/portrait/e/datas/172.html

1920: Birth of Noriyoshi Matsuura, Japanese film maker who died on January 15, 2005
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0559676/
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=4430

1929: Death of Giichi Tanaka, Japanese baron and general, 26th Premier (1927-29), born on June 22, 1864
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tanaka_Giichi
https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=6136245

1932: Birth of Mehmood Ali, Indian actor who died on July 4, 2004
 http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/mehmood-ali.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ILgrhR9rjyM

1936: Volksraad (People Council) votes to support petition for autonomy for Indonesia within the constitution of the Netherlands
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volksraad_(Dutch_East_Indies)

1945: British forces land in Indonesia

1946: Birth of Ravi Baswani, Indian actor, who died on July 27, 2010
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ravi_Baswani
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0060629/

1949: China’s Initiation of the Five Principles of Peaceful Co-Existence
 http://www.fmprc.gov.cn/mfa_eng/ziliao_665539/3602_665543/3604_665547/t18053.shtml

1949: The Communist Party of China writes the Common Programme for the future People’s Republic of China
http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/1949-ccp-program.html

1950: The United Nations Security Council invites Red China to participate on discussions on Taiwan

 1954: USA says it will contribute financially to the French forces in Indochina and will give aid to these associated states

 1955: In Indonesia, elections show big gains for NU and PKI, but disappointment for Masyumi; many small parties win seats
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indonesian_legislative_election,_1955

 1957: A passenger train collides with an oil-tanker train in the Gambar province of western Pakistan, killing 300 people

 1965: Hanoi announces that downed pilots will be treated as war criminals
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/hanoi-announces-that-downed-pilots-will-be-treated-as-war-criminals

1967: US president Johnson proposes to meet Ho Chi Minh and to suspend bombings on North if he accepts negotiations (see previous exchanges of letters)
http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/1967-vietnam-letters1.html

1968: Birth of Samir Soni, Indian actor
http://www.webindia123.com/personality/men/samir_soni/samir.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eGJCE2Sef0I

1972: Publication of a Joint communiqué establishing diplomatic relations between China and Japan
http://www.taiwandocuments.org/japan01.htm
http://www.mofa.go.jp/region/asia-paci/china/joint72.html

1972-09-29-diplomatic-relations

1977: Birth of Sin Joo-ri, Korean actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1176586/
http://www.hancinema.net/korean_Sin_Joo-ri.php

1977: Birth of Won Bin, South Korean actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Won_Bin
http://www.hkcinemagic.com/en/people.asp?id=8058

1979: Just before the 30th anniversary of the foundation of the People’s Republic of China, self-criticism by the Communist Party on the Cultural Revolution excesses

1988: In Bangladesh, floods cause 30 million people with no shelter

1996: Death of of Endo Shusaku, Japanese Catholic author, born in March 1923
http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1E1-EndoShu.html

2001: Death of Nguyen Van Thieu, President of South Vietnam (1967-1975), born on April 5, 1923
http://www.nytimes.com/2001/10/01/us/nguyen-van-thieu-is-dead-at-76-last-president-of-south-vietnam.html
http://www.nndb.com/people/538/000087277/

nguyen-van-thieu-3

2006: Death of Khalique Ibrahim Khalique, Pakistani journalist and Urdu poet and critic, born in 1926
http://www.dawn.com/news/212670/khalique-ibrahim-dead
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khalique_Ibrahim_Khalique

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MNMwpLHc2oE

2007: Terrorist attack in Malé (Maldives), twelve foreign tourists wounded

2008: Afghanistan insurgent leader Gulbuddin Hekmatyar claims responsibility in a video message for an August ambush that killed 10 French soldiers in Sarobi. The attack, in which 21 troops were also wounded, shocked France and sparked debate about the country’s involvement in war-torn Afghanistan
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/onthefrontline/2584302/10-French-soldiers-killed-by-the-Taliban-in-Afghanistan.html

2011: China successfully launches an experimental craft paving the way for its first space station amid a blaze of national pride, bringing the growing Asian power closer to matching the United States and Russia with a long-term manned outpost in space
http://www.asiaone.com/News/Latest%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20110929-302326.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-15112760

2012: Death of Nan Huai-Chin, Chinese scholar, born on March 18, 1918

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nan_Huai-Chin

2013: Thousands of people took to the streets of Taipei in a series of protests on Sunday, hurling shoes at the portrait of the beleaguered President Ma Ying-jeou and demanding he step down.
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/thousands-rally-taiwan-leaders-resignation

2013: Death of Toyoko Yamasaki, Japanese journalist and author, born on November 3, 1924
http://www.mutanteggplant.com/vitro-nasu/2013/09/30/toyoko-yamasaki-champion-of-social-issues-dies-at-88/
https://www.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=Toyoko%20Yamasaki

2014: Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai is sworn in as Afghanistan’s new president, replacing Hamid Karzai in the country’s first democratic transfer of power since the 2001 US-led invasion toppled the Taliban
http://www.france24.com/en/20140929-afghanistan-ghani-president-inauguration/
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-29375438
http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2014/07/profile-ashraf-ghani-20147883632825529.html

2016: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has formalised a peace treaty with Hezb-i-Islami, an armed group led by Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, a deal the government hopes will lead to more agreements with other fighters
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2016/09/afghanistan-ghani-hekmatyar-sign-peace-deal-160929092524754.html

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 29 September in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICS AND STRATEGY ON 29 SEPTEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 29, 2017

1856: French forces land in Tourane (now Danang) in Annam (now central Vietnam)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Tourane

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1898 : In Philippines, the Malolos Congress ratified the June 12, 1898 Act of the Declaration of Independence from Spain
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1288/today-in-philippine-history-september-29-1898-the-malolos-congress-ratified-the-declaration-of-independence

1936: Volksraad (People Council) votes to support petition for autonomy for Indonesia within the constitution of the Netherlands
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volksraad_(Dutch_East_Indies)

1945: British forces land in Indonesia

1949: China’s Initiation of the Five Principles of Peaceful Co-Existence
 http://www.fmprc.gov.cn/mfa_eng/ziliao_665539/3602_665543/3604_665547/t18053.shtml

1954: USA says it will contribute financially to the French forces in Indochina and will give aid to these associated states

1965: Hanoi announces that downed pilots will be treated as war criminals
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/hanoi-announces-that-downed-pilots-will-be-treated-as-war-criminals

1967: US president Johnson proposes to meet Ho Chi Minh and to suspend bombings on North if he accepts negotiations (see previous exchanges of letters)
http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/1967-vietnam-letters1.html

1972: Publication of a Joint communiqué establishing diplomatic relations between China and Japan
http://www.taiwandocuments.org/japan01.htm
http://www.mofa.go.jp/region/asia-paci/china/joint72.html

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2007: Terrorist attack in Malé (Maldives), twelve foreign tourists wounded

2008: Afghanistan insurgent leader Gulbuddin Hekmatyar claims responsibility in a video message for an August ambush that killed 10 French soldiers in Sarobi. The attack, in which 21 troops were also wounded, shocked France and sparked debate about the country’s involvement in war-torn Afghanistan
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/onthefrontline/2584302/10-French-soldiers-killed-by-the-Taliban-in-Afghanistan.html

2016: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has formalised a peace treaty with Hezb-i-Islami, an armed group led by Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, a deal the government hopes will lead to more agreements with other fighters
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2016/09/afghanistan-ghani-hekmatyar-sign-peace-deal-160929092524754.html

 

 

 

On 29 September in South Asian history

ON 29 SEPTEMBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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1932: Birth of Mehmood Ali, Indian actor who died on July 4, 2004
 http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/mehmood-ali.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ILgrhR9rjyM

1957: A passenger train collides with an oil-tanker train in the Gambar province of western Pakistan, killing 300 people

1968: Birth of Samir Soni, Indian actor
http://www.webindia123.com/personality/men/samir_soni/samir.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eGJCE2Sef0I

1984: Birth of Isha Sharvani, Indian dancer and actress
 http://www.filmyfolks.com/kmh/isha-sharvani.shtml

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZysvIOrj-kk

1988: In Bangladesh, floods cause 30 million people with no shelter

2006: Death of Khalique Ibrahim Khalique, Pakistani journalist and Urdu poet and critic, born in 1926
http://www.dawn.com/news/212670/khalique-ibrahim-dead
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khalique_Ibrahim_Khalique

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MNMwpLHc2oE

2007: Terrorist attack in Malé (Maldives), twelve foreign tourists wounded

2008: Afghanistan insurgent leader Gulbuddin Hekmatyar claims responsibility in a video message for an August ambush that killed 10 French soldiers in Sarobi. The attack, in which 21 troops were also wounded, shocked France and sparked debate about the country’s involvement in war-torn Afghanistan
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/onthefrontline/2584302/10-French-soldiers-killed-by-the-Taliban-in-Afghanistan.html

2016: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has formalised a peace treaty with Hezb-i-Islami, an armed group led by Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, a deal the government hopes will lead to more agreements with other fighters
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2016/09/afghanistan-ghani-hekmatyar-sign-peace-deal-160929092524754.html

 

 

 

On 29 September in Southeast Asian history

ON 29 SEPTEMBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 29, 2017

1637: Killing, in Japan, of Lorenzo Ruiz, the first Filipino martyred for the Christian faith and the first Filipino saint
http://www.catholic.org/saints/saint.php?saint_id=231
http://thepinoycatholic.blogspot.fr/2009/06/st-lorenzo-ruiz.html
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/647/today-in-history-philippine-september-29-1637-lorenzo-ruiz-the-first-filipino-saint-was-hung-upside-down-to-death-in-nagasaki-japan

1856: French forces land in Tourane (now Danang) in Annam (now central Vietnam)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Tourane

1858-french-ships-at-danang

1898 : In Philippines, the Malolos Congress ratifies the June 12, 1898 Act of the Declaration of Independence from Spain
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1288/today-in-philippine-history-september-29-1898-the-malolos-congress-ratified-the-declaration-of-independence

1915: Birth of Brenda Marshall, Filipino actress who died on July 30, 1992
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brenda_Marshall

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ktj81S7W2gM

1936: Volksraad (People Council) votes to support petition for autonomy for Indonesia within the constitution of the Netherlands
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volksraad_(Dutch_East_Indies)

1945: British forces land in Indonesia

1954: USA says it will contribute financially to the French forces in Indochina and will give aid to these associated states

 1955: In Indonesia, elections show big gains for NU and PKI, but disappointment for Masyumi; many small parties win seats
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indonesian_legislative_election,_1955

 1965: Hanoi announces that downed pilots will be treated as war criminals
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/hanoi-announces-that-downed-pilots-will-be-treated-as-war-criminals

1967: US president Johnson proposes to meet Ho Chi Minh and to suspend bombings on North if he accepts negotiations (see previous exchanges of letters)
http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/1967-vietnam-letters1.ht

2001: Death of Nguyen Van Thieu, President of South Vietnam (1967-1975), born on April 5, 1923
http://www.nytimes.com/2001/10/01/us/nguyen-van-thieu-is-dead-at-76-last-president-of-south-vietnam.html
http://www.nndb.com/people/538/000087277/

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