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On 5 September in Asian history

ON 5 SEPTEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 5, 2017

917: Liu Yan declares himself emperor, establishing the Southern Han state in southern China, at his capital of Panyu. He will reign up to June 10, 946

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liu_Yan_(emperor)

1158: Nijo is enthroned as 78th emperor of Japan, up to August 3, 1165
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Nijo

1165: Death of Morihito (Nijo), 78th Japanese emperor (1158-1165), born on July 31, 1143
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Nij%C5%8D

1398: Taejo of Choson (Joseon) , abdicates as king of Korea
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taejo_of_Joseon

1567: Birth of Date Masamune, Japanese samurai and daimyo who will die on June 27, 1636
http://www.samurai-archives.com/masamune.html

1842: During the First Afghan War, the British forces, lead by Nott reach Ghuznee and drive the Afghans out before pillaging the town in revenge for the massacre of the sepoy garrison and the ill-treatment of the British officers
http://britishbattles.com/first-afghan-war/kabul-1842.htm

1864: Following an initial Japanese attack on western ships, British, French and Dutch fleets attack Japan in Shimonoseki Straits
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shimonoseki_Campaign

1872: Birth of V. O. Chidambaram Pillai, Indian freedom fighter, who died on November 18, 1936
http://www.indianpost.com/viewstamp.php/Alpha/V/V.%20O.%20CHIDAMBARAM%20PILLAI

1888: Birth of Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, philosopher, second President of India from May 13, 1962 to May 13, 1967, who died on April 17 1975
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/sarvepalli-radhakrishnan.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarvepalli_Radhakrishnan
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/5th-september-1888-dr.-sarvepalli-radhakrishnan-indias-second-president-is-born

1905: In New Hampshire, USA, the Treaty of Portsmouth, mediated by US President Theodore Roosevelt, ends the Russo-Japanese War with a Japanese victory
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/russo-japanese-peace-treaty-signed
http://portsmouthpeacetreaty.org/

1905: Birth of Justiniano Montano, Filipino politician who died on March 31, 2005
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Justiniano_Montano
http://www.panoramio.com/photo/8613044

1932: Birth of Damayanti Joshi, Indian classical dancer of Kathak style who died on September 19, 2004
http://www.indianetzone.com/12/damayanti_joshi_indian_dancer.htm
http://classicaldancers.weebly.com/damayanti-joshi.html

Damayanti Joshi

1942: In World War II, Japanese high command orders withdrawal at Milne Bay, first Japanese defeat in the Pacific War
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Milne_Bay
http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/battles_milne_bay.htm

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

1943: Birth of Dulce Saguisag, Filipino politician and former DSWD Secretary, who died on November 8, 2007
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dulce_Saguisag

1943: One of General MacArthur’s Parachute Regiment lands and size the port of Nazdab in New Guinea
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-forces-seize-more-of-new-guinea

1945: British troops land in Indochina to disarm the Japanese

1945: Iva Toguri D’Aquino, a Japanese-American suspected of being wartime radio propagandist Tokyo Rose, is arrested in Yokohama
http://www.historynet.com/tokyo-rose-they-called-her-a-traitor.htm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dn6hwkHWX6I

1956: Birth of Vidhu Vinod Chopra, Indian film director
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vidhu_Vinod_Chopra
http://www.vinodchopra.com/

1969: U.S. Army Lt. William Calley is charged with six specifications of premeditated murder for the death of 109 Vietnamese civilians in My Lai Massacre
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/calley-charged-for-my-lai-massacre

1970: Birth of Kim Hye-soo, Korean actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kim_Hye-su
http://www.hancinema.net/korean_Kim_Hye-soo.php#


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

1970: In the Vietnam War, Operation Jefferson Glenn begins: the United States 101st Airborne Division and the South Vietnamese 1st Infantry Division initiate a new operation in Thua Thien province, the last massive American operation
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-forces-launch-last-major-american-operation-of-the-war

1971: Death of Chinese painter Pan Tianshou, born on March 14, 1897
http://www.widewalls.ch/artist/pan-tianshou/
http://www.chinaonlinemuseum.com/gallery-pan-tianshou.php
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=12&ved=0CGIQFjALahUKEwjuh-Td-t3HAhUDfRoKHeoJA6w&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.eastasianhistory.org%2Fsites%2Fdefault%2Ffiles%2Farticle-content%2F15-16%2FEAH15-16_04.pdf&usg=AFQjCNGlUFijmANkYKVPErDKvZHGNqiHbg&sig2=r0nemUIDNOiqmYgLNckgdw

 

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

1978: Birth of Yu Nan, Chinese actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yu_Nan
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0950544/


http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xcefna_yu-nan-dedicace_creation

1984: Death of Adam Malik, Indonesian politician and diplomat, born on July 22, 1917
https://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/adam-malik-5965.php
http://www.spokeo.com/Adam+Malik+1

1986: The 16-hour siege on a Pan Am jet in Pakistan has come to a bloody end, with at least 17 people dead
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/september/5/newsid_4576000/4576765.stm

1990: Massacre of 158 Tamil civilians by Sri Lankan army at the Eastern University in Batticaloa, Sri Lanka
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eastern_University_massacre

1995: Death of Benyamin Sueb, Indonesian comedian, actor, and singer, born on March 5, 1939
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benyamin_Sueb

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ZzTcLLMCFw

1995: In Afghanistan, Taliban capture Herat city

1995: Death of Salil Chowdhury, Indian music composer, poet, writer and filmmaker, born on November 19, 1923
http://www.salilda.com/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salil_Chowdhury

1997: In Calcutta, death of Mother Teresa, Peace Nobel Prize, born on August 26, 1910


http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/september/5/newsid_2499000/2499693.stm
http://www.ewtn.com/motherteresa/

1998: Kim Jong Il is elected chairman of the DPRK National Defense Commission, a position declared the highest in North Korea
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chairman_of_the_National_Defence_Commission

2000: Death of General Abdul Haris Nasution, hero of Indonesia independence, born in December 1918
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/1355904/General-Abdul-Haris-Nasution.html
http://www.nytimes.com/2000/09/07/nyregion/abdul-nasution-81-politician-and-indonesian-general-dies.html
http://www.mindef.gov.sg/imindef/publications/pointer/journals/2006/v32n4/Personality_Profile_General_Abdul_Haris_Nasution.html

 2002: In Kandahar, Afghanistan, President Hamid Karzai is unhurt in an assassination attempt. Kandahar governor Gul Agha Sherzai is wounded in the Attack
http://www.foxnews.com/story/2002/09/05/karzai-survives-assassination-attempt.html

2007: President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo signs amnesty proclamation 1377 for members of the Communist party of the Philippines and the New People’s Army for crimes commited on political beliefs

2011: Vann Nath, a Cambodian painter whose life and art were powerful symbols of the county’s struggle to overcome the horrors of the Khmer Rouge era, dies, born on April 5, 1946
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2011/09/201195115353554450.html
http://www.asiaone.com/News/Latest%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20110905-297881.html

Vann Nath

2012: Japan reaches an agreement to buy the Diaoyu Islands from the family which claims ownership of them
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/9523416/China-reacts-angrily-to-Japanese-plan-to-buy-disputed-islands.html
http://www.france24.com/en/20120905-japan-government-agrees-buy-disputed-islands-senkaku-diaoyu-china

2012: Wang Lijun, former police chief who revealed details of a major Communist Party scandal (Bo Xilai) is charged with attempted defection, abuse of power, and taking bribes
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/wang-lijun-key-figure-in-bo-xilai-scandal-charged-in-china/2012/09/05/73c3767e-f75d-11e1-8398-0327ab83ab91_story.html
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/9523208/Neil-Heywood-murder-Bo-Xilai-police-chief-charged-with-defection.html

2015: Death of Setsuko Hara, Japanese actress, born on June 17, 1920
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/28/arts/television/setsuko-hara-japanese-star-of-films-by-ozu-and-kurosawa-is-dead-at-95.html?_r=0
https://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/setsuko-hara-japanese-movie-star-of-exquisite-power-dies-at-95/2015/11/25/4b57c8ca-939a-11e5-b5e4-279b4501e8a6_story.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8fMFKVBtByc

2016: Two years after tens of thousands of young people poured on to the streets of Hong Kong to issue an unprecedented call for political change, a new generation of pro-democracy activists gains a foothold in power in the former British colony
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/sep/05/hong-kong-poll-pro-independence-activists-poised-to-win-seats-in-record-turnout
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2016/09/counting-key-hong-kong-elections-160905035900730.html

 

Holidays and observances

Blessed Teresa of Calcutta

India: The birthdate of Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan is celebrated as Teacher’s Day in India

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 5 September in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 5 SEPTEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on September 5, 2017

1842: During the First Afghan War, the British forces, lead by Nott reach Ghuznee and drive the Afghans out before pillaging the town in revenge for the massacre of the sepoy garrison and the ill-treatment of the British officers
http://britishbattles.com/first-afghan-war/kabul-1842.htm

1864: Following an initial Japanese attack on western ships, British, French and Dutch fleets attack Japan in Shimonoseki Straits
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shimonoseki_Campaign

1905: In New Hampshire, USA, the Treaty of Portsmouth, mediated by US President Theodore Roosevelt, ends the Russo-Japanese War with a Japanese victory
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/russo-japanese-peace-treaty-signed
http://portsmouthpeacetreaty.org/

1942: In World War II, Japanese high command orders withdrawal at Milne Bay, first Japanese defeat in the Pacific War
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Milne_Bay
http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/battles_milne_bay.htm

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

1943: One of General MacArthur’s Parachute Regiment lands and size the port of Nazdab in New Guinea
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-forces-seize-more-of-new-guinea

1945: Iva Toguri D’Aquino, a Japanese-American suspected of being wartime radio propagandist Tokyo Rose, is arrested in Yokohamahttp://www.historynet.com/tokyo-rose-they-called-her-a-traitor.htm


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dn6hwkHWX6I

1945: British troops land in Indochina to disarm the Japanese

1969: U.S. Army Lt. William Calley is charged with six specifications of premeditated murder for the death of 109 Vietnamese civilians in My Lai Massacre
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/calley-charged-for-my-lai-massacre

1970: In the Vietnam War, Operation Jefferson Glenn begins: the United States 101st Airborne Division and the South Vietnamese 1st Infantry Division initiate a new operation in Thua Thien province, the last massive American operation
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-forces-launch-last-major-american-operation-of-the-war

1986: The 16-hour siege on a Pan Am jet in Pakistan has come to a bloody end, with at least 17 people dead
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/september/5/newsid_4576000/4576765.stm

1990: Massacre of 158 Tamil civilians by Sri Lankan army at the Eastern University in Batticaloa, Sri Lanka
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eastern_University_massacre

1995: In Afghanistan, Taliban capture Herat city

2012: Japan reaches an agreement to buy the Diaoyu (Senkaku) Islands from the family which claims ownership of them
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/9523416/China-reacts-angrily-to-Japanese-plan-to-buy-disputed-islands.html
http://www.france24.com/en/20120905-japan-government-agrees-buy-disputed-islands-senkaku-diaoyu-china

 

On 5 September in South Asian history

ON 5 SEPTEMBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on September 5, 2017

1842: During the First Afghan War, the British forces, lead by Nott reach Ghuznee and drive the Afghans out before pillaging the town in revenge for the massacre of the sepoy garrison and the ill-treatment of the British officers
http://britishbattles.com/first-afghan-war/kabul-1842.htm

1872: Birth of V. O. Chidambaram Pillai, Indian freedom fighter, who died on November 18, 1936
http://www.indianpost.com/viewstamp.php/Alpha/V/V.%20O.%20CHIDAMBARAM%20PILLAI

1888: Birth of Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, philosopher, second President of India from May 13, 1962 to May 13, 1967, who died on April 17 1975
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/sarvepalli-radhakrishnan.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarvepalli_Radhakrishnan
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/5th-september-1888-dr.-sarvepalli-radhakrishnan-indias-second-president-is-born

1932: Birth of Damayanti Joshi, Indian classical dancer of Kathak style who died on September 19, 2004
http://www.indianetzone.com/12/damayanti_joshi_indian_dancer.htm
http://classicaldancers.weebly.com/damayanti-joshi.html

Damayanti Joshi

1956: Birth of Vidhu Vinod Chopra, Indian film director
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vidhu_Vinod_Chopra
http://www.vinodchopra.com/

1986: The 16-hour siege on a Pan Am jet in Pakistan has come to a bloody end, with at least 17 people dead
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/september/5/newsid_4576000/4576765.stm

1990: Massacre of 158 Tamil civilians by Sri Lankan army at the Eastern University in Batticaloa, Sri Lanka
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eastern_University_massacre

1995: In Afghanistan, Taliban capture Herat city

1995: Death of Salil Chowdhury, Indian music composer, poet, writer and filmmaker, born on November 19, 1923
http://www.salilda.com/
http://www.raaga.com/channels/bengali/moviedetail.asp?mid=BC0000049
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salil_Chowdhury

1997: In Calcutta, death of Mother Teresa, Peace Nobel Prize, born on August 26, 1910

http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/september/5/newsid_2499000/2499693.stm
http://www.ewtn.com/motherteresa/

2002: In Kandahar, Afghanistan, President Hamid Karzai is unhurt in an assassination attempt. Kandahar governor Gul Agha Sherzai is wounded in the Attack
http://www.foxnews.com/story/2002/09/05/karzai-survives-assassination-attempt.html

 

Holidays and observances

Blessed Teresa of Calcutta

India: The birthdate of Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan is celebrated as Teacher’s Day in India

On 5 September in Southeast Asian history

ON 5 SEPTEMBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 5, 2017

1905: Birth of Justiniano Montano, Filipino politician who died on March 31, 2005
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Justiniano_Montano
http://www.panoramio.com/photo/8613044

1943: Birth of Dulce Saguisag, Filipino politician and former DSWD Secretary, who died on November 8, 2007
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dulce_Saguisag

1943: One of General MacArthur’s Parachute Regiment lands and size the port of Nazdab in New Guinea
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-forces-seize-more-of-new-guinea

1945: British troops land in Indochina to disarm the Japanese

1969: U.S. Army Lt. William Calley is charged with six specifications of premeditated murder for the death of 109 Vietnamese civilians in My Lai Massacre
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/calley-charged-for-my-lai-massacre

1970: In the Vietnam War, Operation Jefferson Glenn begins: the United States 101st Airborne Division and the South Vietnamese 1st Infantry Division initiate a new operation in Thua Thien province, the last massive American operation
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-forces-launch-last-major-american-operation-of-the-war

1984: Death of Adam Malik, Indonesian politician and diplomat, born on July 22, 1917

http://www.spokeo.com/Adam+Malik+1

1995: Death of Benyamin Sueb, Indonesian comedian, actor, and singer, born on March 5, 1939
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benyamin_Sueb

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ZzTcLLMCFw

2000: Death of General Abdul Haris Nasution, hero of Indonesia independence, born in December 1918
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/1355904/General-Abdul-Haris-Nasution.html
http://www.nytimes.com/2000/09/07/nyregion/abdul-nasution-81-politician-and-indonesian-general-dies.html
http://www.mindef.gov.sg/imindef/publications/pointer/journals/2006/v32n4/Personality_Profile_General_Abdul_Haris_Nasution.html

2007: President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo signs amnesty proclamation 1377 for members of the Communist party of the Philippines and the New People’s Army for crimes commited on political beliefs

2011: Vann Nath, a Cambodian painter whose life and art were powerful symbols of the county’s struggle to overcome the horrors of the Khmer Rouge era, dies, born on April 5, 1946
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2011/09/201195115353554450.html
http://www.asiaone.com/News/Latest%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20110905-297881.html

Vann Nath

 

On 5 September in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 5 SEPTEMBER IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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

Updated on September 5, 2017

917: Liu Yan declares himself emperor, establishing the Southern Han state in southern China, at his capital of Panyu. He will reign up to June 10, 946

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liu_Yan_(emperor)

1971: Death of Chinese painter Pan Tianshou, born on March 14, 1897
http://www.widewalls.ch/artist/pan-tianshou/
http://www.chinaonlinemuseum.com/gallery-pan-tianshou.php
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=12&ved=0CGIQFjALahUKEwjuh-Td-t3HAhUDfRoKHeoJA6w&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.eastasianhistory.org%2Fsites%2Fdefault%2Ffiles%2Farticle-content%2F15-16%2FEAH15-16_04.pdf&usg=AFQjCNGlUFijmANkYKVPErDKvZHGNqiHbg&sig2=r0nemUIDNOiqmYgLNckgdw

 

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

1978: Birth of Yu Nan, Chinese actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yu_Nan
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0950544/


http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xcefna_yu-nan-dedicace_creation

1982: Birth of Cyndi Wang (Wang Xin-ling), Taiwanese actress and singer
http://women.stareastasia.com/cyndi-wang/
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2008-08/27/content_9721107.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=stg52TKbROI

2012: Wang Lijun, former police chief who revealed details of a major Communist Party scandal (Bo Xilai) is charged with attempted defection, abuse of power, and taking bribes
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/wang-lijun-key-figure-in-bo-xilai-scandal-charged-in-china/2012/09/05/73c3767e-f75d-11e1-8398-0327ab83ab91_story.html
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/9523208/Neil-Heywood-murder-Bo-Xilai-police-chief-charged-with-defection.html

2016: Two years after tens of thousands of young people poured on to the streets of Hong Kong to issue an unprecedented call for political change, a new generation of pro-democracy activists gains a foothold in power in the former British colony
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/sep/05/hong-kong-poll-pro-independence-activists-poised-to-win-seats-in-record-turnout
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2016/09/counting-key-hong-kong-elections-160905035900730.html

On 5 September in Japan’s history

ON 5 SEPTEMBER IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on September 5, 2017

1158: Nijo is enthroned as 78th emperor of Japan, up to August 3, 1165
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Nijo

1165: Death of Morihito (Nijo), 78th Japanese emperor (1158-1165), born on July 31, 1143
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Nij%C5%8D

1567: Birth of Date Masamune, Japanese samurai and daimyo who will die on June 27, 1636
http://www.samurai-archives.com/masamune.html

1864: Following an initial Japanese attack on western ships, British, French and Dutch fleets attack Japan in Shimonoseki Straits
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shimonoseki_Campaign

1905: In New Hampshire, USA, the Treaty of Portsmouth, mediated by US President Theodore Roosevelt, ends the Russo-Japanese War with a Japanese victory
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/russo-japanese-peace-treaty-signed
http://portsmouthpeacetreaty.org/

1942: In World War II, Japanese high command orders withdrawal at Milne Bay, first Japanese defeat in the Pacific War
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Milne_Bay
http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/battles_milne_bay.htm

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

1943: One of General MacArthur’s Parachute Regiment lands and size the port of Nazdab in New Guinea
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-forces-seize-more-of-new-guinea
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=8&ved=0CFEQFjAHahUKEwiRm4T-mt7HAhXMWBoKHeX2Ds0&url=http%3A%2F%2Fetd.lsu.edu%2Fdocs%2Favailable%2Fetd-11022004-201139%2Funrestricted%2FLowe_thesis.pdf&usg=AFQjCNF0fw-KHl3yrtFpjbUDnbJXtUH1ZA&sig2=sT06_e-RKiZ0eeYtJfCpdg

1945: Iva Toguri D’Aquino, a Japanese-American suspected of being wartime radio propagandist Tokyo Rose, is arrested in Yokohama
http://www.historynet.com/tokyo-rose-they-called-her-a-traitor.htm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dn6hwkHWX6I

2012: Japan reaches an agreement to buy the Diaoyu Islands from the family which claims ownership of them
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/9523416/China-reacts-angrily-to-Japanese-plan-to-buy-disputed-islands.html
http://www.france24.com/en/20120905-japan-government-agrees-buy-disputed-islands-senkaku-diaoyu-china

2015: Death of Setsuko Hara, Japanese actress, born on June 17, 1920
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/28/arts/television/setsuko-hara-japanese-star-of-films-by-ozu-and-kurosawa-is-dead-at-95.html?_r=0
https://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/setsuko-hara-japanese-movie-star-of-exquisite-power-dies-at-95/2015/11/25/4b57c8ca-939a-11e5-b5e4-279b4501e8a6_story.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8fMFKVBtByc