Daily Archives: 20 septembre 2017

On 20 September in Asian history

ON 20 SEPTEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on September 20, 2017

1161: Birth of Emperor Takakura of Japan who died on January 30, 1181
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Takakura

1388: Death of Sultan Firuz Tughlaq Shah III of Delhi, born in 1309
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Firuz_Shah_Tughlaq
http://www.gktoday.in/firoz-shah-tughlaq/

1498: The 1498 Nankai earthquake generates a tsunami that washes away the building housing the statue of the Great Buddha at Kōtoku-in. Since then the Buddha has sat in the open air.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1498_Nankai_earthquake
http://www.academia.edu/2397565/Assessing_the_impact_of_the_1498_Meio_earthquake_and_tsunami_along_the_Enshu-nada_coast_central_Japan_using_coastal_geology

Great Buddha at Kōtoku-in

1519: Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan leaves Spain to find a route to the Spice Islands in the current Indonesia. Magellan will be killed during the trip, but one of his ships eventually will make the journey
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/magellan-sets-out

1853: Birth of Siam King Chulalongkorn (Rama V), who died on October 23, 1910
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chulalongkorn


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

1857: The Indian Mutiny ends with the recapture of Delhi by troops loyal to the East India Company after a 3 month siege


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_Rebellion_of_1857
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Indian_Rebellion_of_1857

1857-sepoy-rebellion

1875: Ganghwa Island incident between Japanese and South Koreans
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ganghwa_Island_incident

1875-09-20-ganghwa-island-incident

1911: Birth of Shriram Sharma Acharya, Indian spiritual leader, who died on June 2, 1990
http://www.shriramsharma.com/

1915: Birth of K. H. Ting, Chinese bishop who died on November 22, 2012

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K._H._Ting

K. H. Ting

1916: Birth of Malik Meraj Khalid, Former Caretaker Prime Minister of Pakistan from November 1996 to February 1997, who died on June 13, 2003
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/person.asp?perid=P026

1923: Birth of Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Indian Telugu actor
http://telugucinemass.blogspot.com/2008/05/telugu-actor-akkineni-nageswara-rao.html


http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xjjaiw_naga-chaitanya-remix-akkineni-nageswara-rao-premabhishekam-movie-song_news

1925: Birth of Ananda Mahidol, king of Siam (Rama VIII) from March 1935 through his assassination in June 1946
http://www.huahin-tourist-information.com/chakri/rama_viii.htm
http://tudtu.tripod.com/rama8.html


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GwjZnZ5XXhk

1931: Birth of Cherd Songsri, Thai filmmaker, who died on May 21, 2006
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cherd_Songsri

1933: Death of Annie Besant, British social reformer, campaigner for women’s rights and a supporter of Indian nationalism, born on October 1, 1847
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/besant_annie.shtml
http://www.victorianweb.org/authors/besant/diniejko.html

1940: Birth of Taro Aso, 59th Japanese prime minister from September 24, 2008 to August 30, 2009
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/6992661.stm

1944: Birth of Riku Rinkama, Japanese actor
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0727684/

1945: The Pan-Indian Congress, with Gandhi and Nehru as leaders, rejects the British proposition of internal autonomy and asks the United Kingdom to quit India

1946: Birth of Alan Tang (Tang Kwong Wing), Chinese actor and producer
http://www.hkcinemagic.com/en/people.asp?id=139
http://www.collamer-jones.com/tang/

1948: Death of Husain Salaahuddin, Maldivian writer, born on April 14, 1881
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Husain_Salaahuddin

1949: Birth of Mahesh Bhatt, Indian film director
http://www.mapsofindia.com/who-is-who/entertainment/mahesh-bhatt.html

1950: Mao Zedong issues the order to promulgate the national emblem of the PRC
http://www.chinatoday.com/general/china-flag-emblem-anthem.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9128.html

armoiries

1954: The first Chinese National Congress adopts the first constitution of the People’s Republic of China
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1954_Constitution_of_the_People%27s_Republic_of_China
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9129.html

1964: Birth of Maggie Cheung, Hong Kong actress (In the mood for love)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maggie_Cheung
http://www.cultsirens.com/cheung/cheung.htm

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

1965: In a diplomatic note to New Delhi, Beijing reminds its claim on 90,000 km2 of Indian territory

1968: U.S. officials defend use of défoliants
 
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-officials-defend-use-of-defoliants

1971: Negotiations between North and South Korea resume

1971: Birth of Masashi Hamauzu, Japanese composer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Masashi_Hamauzu

1976: Birth of Yui Horie, Japanese singer and actress
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=386

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-VxbCcz0izc

1976: Birth of Yo Hitoto, Japanese pop singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yo_Hitoto

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3M0tgTuqZZI

1977: The first boat people arrived in San Francisco from Southeast Asia under a new US resettlement program

1977: Birth of Namie Amuro, Japanese singer
http://women.stareastasia.com/namie-amuro/
http://yummycelebrities.com/2006/03/10/amuro-namie/

1977: Dissolution of SEATO
http://www.u-s-history.com/pages/h1865.html

1977: The Socialist Republic of Vietnam is admitted to the United Nations

1979: The Punjab wing of the Unity Centre of Communist Revolutionaries of India (Marxist-Leninist) formally splits and constitutes a parallel UCCRI(ML)

1980: Death of Sanpei Hayashiya, Japanese comedian, born on November 30, 1925
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sanpei_Hayashiya

1983: Birth of A-Lin, Taiwanese Mandopop singer of Amis descent
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A-Lin
https://www.google.fr/search?q=A-Lin&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=lPg6UuTCHuKR1AWA6oAw&ved=0CGUQsAQ&biw=1366&bih=673&dpr=1

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F5FlN-NBGo8

1987: Birth of Gain, South Korean singer and actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gain_(singer)
https://www.youtube.com/user/officialBEG 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bN_so3176AA

1992: Chuan Leekpai is appointed Thai premier for the first time, up to May 24, 1995
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chuan_Leekpai

chuan-leekpai-2

1994: Gen. Tan Shwe and Gen Khin Nyunt of SLORC meet Aung San Suu Kyi for the first time since she have been put under house arrest

1996: Murtaza Bhutto, brother of Benazir Bhutto, Pakistani politician, is killed by police. Born on September 18 1954
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murtaza_Bhutto

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iv5CU7Gkq3w&feature=channel&list=UL

1998: After he talked to thousands of people, Malaysian ousted vice-premier Anwar Ibrahim is arrested
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/175896.stm

1999: A United Nations multinational force arrives to East-Timor to protect the population from pro-Indonesia militias
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/september/20/newsid_2524000/2524891.stm

2002: Historic trip of Wu Shu-chen, wife of the Taiwan president to the United States in a ten-day private sojourn

2003: In the Maldives, the death of the prisoner Hassan Evan Naseem sparks a day of rioting in Malé
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2003_Maldives_civil_unrest

2006: Shinzo Abe becomes the 90th Prime minister of Japan with 339 votes on 475 in the Lower House and 136 on 240 in the Upper House
http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/200609/26/eng20060926_306490.html

2008: At least 40 people are killed and 100 others wounded after a car-bomb attack on the Marriott Hotel in Pakistan’s capital Islamabad
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2008/09/200892014179932320.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/in_pictures/7627175.stm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7627207.stm

2009: Thailand « Yellow Shirt » protesters clash with police and villagers at an ancient temple in territory at the centre of a dispute between Thailand and Cambodia
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2009/09/200991911642927739.html

2010: Malaysia’s opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim fails in his latest attempt to have a sodomy charge against him dropped

2010: In Sri Lanka, Court martial sentences General Fonseka to three years in prison for corruption. Activists and opposition parties protest what they see as an attack against justice and democracy

2011: The peace council leader, former President Burhanuddin Rabbani, is killed by a suicide bomber in or near his heavily guarded home in the Afghan capital, Kabul
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/21/world/asia/Burhanuddin-Rabbani-afghan-peace-council-leader-assassinated.html?_r=1&ref=asia
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-14985779
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-15031157

2012: Death of Dinesh Thakur, Indian actor and director, born in 1947
http://www.hindustantimes.com/bollywood/actor-director-dinesh-thakur-passes-away/story-cdxYiEt2dcm38zOtCDhCIO.html
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/hindi/bollywood/news/Actor-director-Dinesh-Thakur-passes-away/articleshow/16473392.cms

2014: Afghan presidential candidates Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah have finally negotiated a long-awaited deal to share power in a so-called national unity government, a move likely to end a months-long election crisis in the war-shattered country
http://www.voanews.com/content/afghanistan-to-announce-election-audit-results-on-sunday/2456445.html

2014: Death of Takako Doi, former head of the Japan Socialist Party and first female speaker of the Lower House, born on November 30, 1928
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/oct/05/takako-doi
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2014/09/28/national/politics-diplomacy/sdps-doi-nations-first-female-leader-of-major-japanese-political-party-dies-at-85/#.Vf2e5DjAJjp
http://blogs.wsj.com/japanrealtime/2014/09/29/obituary-takako-doi-japans-first-female-lower-house-speaker/

2015: Nepal adopts its first democratic constitution in a largely peaceful event, a historic step for a nation that has seen unrest for over 65 years
http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/international/2015-09-21/nepal-constitution-born-of-bloodshed-compromise/1494826
http://thehimalayantimes.com/kathmandu/constituent-assemblys-ultimate-meeting-begins/
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2015/09/nepal-passes-constitution-protests-150920123704268.html

 

Holidays and observances

Feast day of the Korean Martyrs, including Andrew Kim Taegon and Laurent-Marie-Joseph Imbert

Thailand: National Youth Day

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 20 September in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 20 SEPTEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

Updated on September 20, 2017

1857: The Indian Mutiny ends with the recapture of Delhi by troops loyal to the East India Company after a 3 month siege


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_Rebellion_of_1857

1857-sepoy-rebellion

1875: Ganghwa Island incident between Japanese and South Koreans
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ganghwa_Island_incident

1875-09-20-ganghwa-island-incident

1945: The Pan-Indian Congress, with Gandhi and Nehru as leaders, rejects the British proposition of internal autonomy and asks the United Kingdom to quit India

1965: In a diplomatic note to New Delhi, Beijing reminds its claim on 90,000 km2 of Indian territory

1968: U.S. officials defend use of defoliants
 
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-officials-defend-use-of-defoliants

1971: Negotiations between North and South Korea resume

1977: Dissolution of SEATO
http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/history/A0846053.html#axzz1017zl77o

1999: A United Nations multinational force arrives to East-Timor to protect the population from pro-Indonesia militias
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/september/20/newsid_2524000/2524891.stm

2008: At least 40 people are killed and 100 others wounded after a car-bomb attack on the Marriott Hotel in Pakistan’s capital Islamabad
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2008/09/200892014179932320.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/in_pictures/7627175.stm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7627207.stm

2011: The peace council leader, former President Burhanuddin Rabbani, is killed by a suicide bomber in or near his heavily guarded home in the Afghan capital, Kabul
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/21/world/asia/Burhanuddin-Rabbani-afghan-peace-council-leader-assassinated.html?_r=1&ref=asia
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-14985779
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-15031157

On 20 September in South Asian history

ON 20 SEPTEMBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 20, 2017

1388: Death of Sultan Firuz Tughlaq Shah III of Delhi, born in 1309
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Firuz_Shah_Tughlaq
http://www.gktoday.in/firoz-shah-tughlaq/

1857: The Indian Mutiny ends with the recapture of Delhi by troops loyal to the East India Company after a 3 month siege


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_Rebellion_of_1857

1857-sepoy-rebellion

1916: Birth of Malik Meraj Khalid, Former Caretaker Prime Minister of Pakistan from November 1996 to February 1997, who died on June 13, 2003
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/person.asp?perid=P026

1923: Birth of Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Indian Telugu actor
http://telugucinemass.blogspot.com/2008/05/telugu-actor-akkineni-nageswara-rao.html
http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xjjaiw_naga-chaitanya-remix-akkineni-nageswara-rao-premabhishekam-movie-song_news

1933: Death of Annie Besant, British social reformer, campaigner for women’s rights and a supporter of Indian nationalism, born on October 1, 1847
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/besant_annie.shtml
http://www.victorianweb.org/authors/besant/diniejko.html

1945: The Pan-Indian Congress, with Gandhi and Nehru as leaders, rejects the British proposition of internal autonomy and asks the United Kingdom to quit India

1948: Death of Husain Salaahuddin, Maldivian writer, born on April 14, 1881
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Husain_Salaahuddin

1949: Birth of Mahesh Bhatt, Indian film director
http://www.koimoi.com/director/mahesh-bhatt/
http://www.mapsofindia.com/who-is-who/entertainment/mahesh-bhatt.html

1965: In a diplomatic note to New Delhi, Beijing reminds its claim on 90,000 km2 of Indian territory

1979: The Punjab wing of the Unity Centre of Communist Revolutionaries of India (Marxist-Leninist) formally splits and constitutes a parallel UCCRI(ML)

1996: Murtaza Bhutto, brother of Benazir Bhutto, Pakistani politician, is killed by police. Born on September 18 1954
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murtaza_Bhutto

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iv5CU7Gkq3w&feature=channel&list=UL

2003: In the Maldives, the death of the prisoner Hassan Evan Naseem sparks a day of rioting in Malé
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2003_Maldives_civil_unrest

2008: At least 40 people are killed and 100 others wounded after a car-bomb attack on the Marriott Hotel in Pakistan’s capital Islamabad
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2008/09/200892014179932320.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/in_pictures/7627175.stm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7627207.stm

2010: In Sri Lanka, Court martial sentences General Fonseka to three years in prison for corruption. Activists and opposition parties protest what they see as an attack against justice and democracy

2011: The peace council leader, former President Burhanuddin Rabbani, is killed by a suicide bomber in or near his heavily guarded home in the Afghan capital, Kabul
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/21/world/asia/Burhanuddin-Rabbani-afghan-peace-council-leader-assassinated.html?_r=1&ref=asia
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-14985779
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-15031157

2012: Death of Dinesh Thakur, Indian actor and director, born in 1947
http://www.hindustantimes.com/bollywood/actor-director-dinesh-thakur-passes-away/story-cdxYiEt2dcm38zOtCDhCIO.html
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/hindi/bollywood/news/Actor-director-Dinesh-Thakur-passes-away/articleshow/16473392.cms

2014: Afghan presidential candidates Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah have finally negotiated a long-awaited deal to share power in a so-called national unity government, a move likely to end a months-long election crisis in the war-shattered country
http://www.voanews.com/content/afghanistan-to-announce-election-audit-results-on-sunday/2456445.html

On 20 September in Southeast Asian history

chuan-leekpai-2

ON 20 SEPTEMBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on September 20, 2017

1519: Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan leaves Spain to find a route to the Spice Islands in the current Indonesia. Magellan will be killed during the trip, but one of his ships eventually will make the journey
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/magellan-sets-out

1853: Birth of Siam King Chulalongkorn (Rama V), who died on October 23, 1910
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chulalongkorn


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

1925: Birth of Ananda Mahidol, king of Siam (Rama VIII) from March 1935 through his assassination in June 1946
http://www.huahin-tourist-information.com/chakri/rama_viii.htm
http://tudtu.tripod.com/rama8.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GwjZnZ5XXhk

1931: Birth of Cherd Songsri, Thai filmmaker, who died on May 21, 2006
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cherd_Songsri

1968: U.S. officials defend use of défoliants in Vietnam War
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-officials-defend-use-of-défoliants

1977: The first boat people arrived in San Francisco from Southeast Asia under a new US resettlement program

1977: Dissolution of SEATO
http://www.u-s-history.com/pages/h1865.html

1977: The Socialist Republic of Vietnam is admitted to the United Nat

1990: Birth of Erich Gonzales, Filipina actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erich_Gonzales

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MgKtB9GHOx8&feature=related

1992: Chuan Leekpai is appointed Thai premier for the first time, up to May 24, 1995
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chuan_Leekpai

chuan-leekpai-2

1994: Gen. Tan Shwe and Gen Khin Nyunt of SLORC meet Aung San Suu Kyi for the first time since she have been put under house arrest

1998: After he talked to thousands of people, Malaysian ousted vice-premier Anwar Ibrahim is arrested
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/175896.stm

1999: A United Nations multinational force arrives to East-Timor to protect the population from pro-Indonesia militias
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/september/20/newsid_2524000/2524891.stm

2009: Thailand « Yellow Shirt » protesters clash with police and villagers at an ancient temple in territory at the centre of a dispute between Thailand and Cambodia
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2009/09/200991911642927739.html

2010: Malaysia’s opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim fails in his latest attempt to have a sodomy charge against him dropped

2012: The editor and publisher of an independent journal in Burma have been charged with defamation after publishing a story about alleged corruption in government
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-19659294

 

Holidays and observances

Thailand: National Youth Day

On 20 September in Japan’s history

ON 20 SEPTEMBER IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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

Updated on September 20, 2017

1161: Birth of Emperor Takakura of Japan who died on January 30, 1181

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Takakura

1498: The 1498 Nankai earthquake generates a tsunami that washes away the building housing the statue of the Great Buddha at Kōtoku-in. Since then the Buddha has sat in the open air.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1498_Nankai_earthquake
http://www.academia.edu/2397565/Assessing_the_impact_of_the_1498_Meio_earthquake_and_tsunami_along_the_Enshu-nada_coast_central_Japan_using_coastal_geology

Great Buddha at Kōtoku-in

1875: Ganghwa Island incident between Japanese and South Koreans
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ganghwa_Island_incident

1875-09-20-ganghwa-island-incident

1940: Birth of Taro Aso, 59th Japanese prime minister from September 24, 2008 to August 30, 2009
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/6992661.stm

1944: Birth of Riku Rinkama, Japanese actor
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0727684/

1971: Birth of Masashi Hamauzu, Japanese composer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Masashi_Hamauzu

1976: Birth of Yui Horie, Japanese singer and actress
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=386

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-VxbCcz0izc

1976: Birth of Yo Hitoto, Japanese pop singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yo_Hitoto

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3M0tgTuqZZI

1977: Birth of Namie Amuro, Japanese singer
http://women.stareastasia.com/namie-amuro/
http://yummycelebrities.com/2006/03/10/amuro-namie/

1980: Death of Sanpei Hayashiya, Japanese comedian, born on November 30, 1925
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sanpei_Hayashiya

1983: Birth of Yuna Ito, Japanese singer and actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yuna_Ito

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n_N8hB7CoPk

1991: Birth of Naruki Matsukawa, Japanese actor
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Matsukawa_Naoruki

2006: Shinzo Abe becomes the 90th Prime minister of Japan with 339 votes on 475 in the Lower House and 136 on 240 in the Upper House
http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/200609/26/eng20060926_306490.html

2014: Death of Takako Doi, former head of the Japan Socialist Party and first female speaker of the Lower House, born on November 30, 1928
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/oct/05/takako-doi
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2014/09/28/national/politics-diplomacy/sdps-doi-nations-first-female-leader-of-major-japanese-political-party-dies-at-85/#.Vf2e5DjAJjp
http://blogs.wsj.com/japanrealtime/2014/09/29/obituary-takako-doi-japans-first-female-lower-house-speaker/

 

On 20 September in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 20 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 20, 2017

1915: Birth of K. H. Ting, Chinese bishop who died on November 22, 2012
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K._H._Ting

K. H. Ting

1946: Birth of Alan Tang (Tang Kwong Wing), Chinese actor and producer
http://www.hkcinemagic.com/en/people.asp?id=139
http://www.collamer-jones.com/tang/

1950: Mao Zedong issues the order to promulgate the national emblem of the PRC
http://www.chinatoday.com/general/china-flag-emblem-anthem.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9128.html

armoiries

1954: The first Chinese National Congress adopts the first constitution of the People’s Republic of China
http://e-chaupak.net/database/chicon/1954/1954bilingual.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9129.html

1964: Birth of Maggie Cheung, Hong Kong actress (In the mood for love)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maggie_Cheung
http://www.cultsirens.com/cheung/cheung.htm

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

1965: In a diplomatic note to New Delhi, Beijing reminds its claim on 90,000 km2 of Indian territ

1983: Birth of A-Lin, Taiwanese Mandopop singer of Amis descent
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A-Lin
https://www.google.fr/search?q=A-Lin&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=lPg6UuTCHuKR1AWA6oAw&ved=0CGUQsAQ&biw=1366&bih=673&dpr=1

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F5FlN-NBGo8

2002: Historic trip of Wu Shu-chen, wife of the Taiwan president to the United States in a ten-day private sojourn