Daily Archives: 22 septembre 2017

On 22 September in Asian history

 ON 22 SEPTEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 22, 2017

904: The warlord Zhu Quanzhong kills Emperor Zhaozong, the penultimate emperor of the Tang Dynasty, after seizing control of the imperial government
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhu_Wen
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Zhaozong_of_Tang

1072: Death of Ouyang Xiu, Chinese historian and scholar-official, born in 1007
http://www.chinaonlinemuseum.com/calligraphy-ouyang-xiu.php
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9193.html

1253: Death of Dogen Zenki, Japanese Zen Buddhist, born on January 19, 1200
http://www.zenki.com/AboutDogen.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/D%C5%8Dgen

1449: Zhu Qiyu becomes emperor of the Ming dynasty as emperor Jingtai, up to February 11, 1457
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jingtai_Emperor

1539: Death of Guru Nanak Dev, founder of Sikhism, born on April 15, 1469
http://www.sikhs.org/guru1.htm

1598: Korean and Chinese allied forces make a second attack against Japanese forces. However, Korean and Chinese allied forces failed to take the Ulsan Japanese Castle

1606: Birth of Li Zicheng, a Chinese rebel who sacked the Ming capital before to be defeated by the Manchu in 1644
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Li_Zicheng
https://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Li_Zicheng

1630: Death of Yuan Chonghuan, famed patriot and military commander of the Ming Dynasty who battled the Manchu, executed by his emperor under false charges. Born on June 6, 1584
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yuan_Chonghuan
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9197.html

1717: Death of Zheng Keshuang, third king of Tungning. He was forced to surrender Taiwan to Qing Dynasty after the Battle of Penghu
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zheng_Keshuang
https://www.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=Zheng%20Keshuang&item_type=topic

1829: Birth of the Vietnamese Emperor Tu Duc, the 4th Emperor of  the Nguyen dynasty (1947-1883)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/T%E1%BB%B1_%C4%90%E1%BB%A9c

1868: Byakkotai, The Young Japanese samurai corps of Aizu-Han commit suicide when they thought their castle was on fire
http://photoguide.jp/pix/thumbnails.php?album=618
http://www.jref.com/history/byakkotai/

1868-09-22 Byakkotai

1878: Birth of the Japanese Prime Minister Shigeru Yoshida (1946-1947), who died on October 20, 1967
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Yoshida_Shigeru

1887: Birth of Karmaveer Bhaurao Patil, Indian activist, who died on May 9, 1959
http://rayatshikshan.edu/Content.aspx?ID=888

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JK4u4O_2vBI

1922: Birth of Chen Ning-yang, Chinese physics Nobel Prize in 1957
http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/physics/laureates/1957/yang-bio.html

1931: Birth of Manzoor Ahmad, Pakistani philosopher
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manzoor_Ahmad

1940: Following an ultimatum, France authorizes the use of the Tonkin airfields by the Japanese forces

1942: Birth of Wu Ma, Chinese actor, director, producer and screenwriter who died on February 4, 2014
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wu_Ma

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RWaKutcs3B4

1943 : The Philippine national anthem and the national flag are declared official symbols by virtue of Presidential Decree No. 211
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/631/today-in-philippine-history-september-22-1943-the-philippine-national-anthem-and-the-national-flag-were-declared-official-symbols

1944: In India, end and failure of the negotiations between Gandhi and Jinnah on the Muslim question

1949: Death of Kim Jong-suk, mother of Kim Jong-il, born on December 24, 1917
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kim_Jong-suk
http://juchegirl.blogspot.com/2005/09/i-3-korean-war-hero-kim-jong-suk.html

1952: Birth of M.R. Sukhumbhand Paribatra, Thai politician, current Governor of Bangkok
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sukhumbhand_Paribatra

1956: Birth of Masayuki Suzuki, Japanese singer
http://en.academic.ru/dic.nsf/enwiki/2689367

1957: Death of Japanese Admiral Soemu Toyoda, born on May 22, 1885
http://pwencycl.kgbudge.com/T/o/Toyoda_Soemu.htm
http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/people_toyoda_soemu.html

1957: Death of Chinese singer and actress Zhou Xuan, born on August 1, 1918
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhou_Xuan
http://www.chinesemirror.com/index/2006/11/zhou_xuan_a_sad.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9208.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IbQEBrN84KI&hl=fr

1965: Second Kashmir War between India and Pakistan over Kashmir ends after the UN calls for a cease-fire
http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/war/indo-pak_1965.htm

1970: Tunku Abdul Rahman resigns as Prime Minister of Malaysia and is succeeded by Abdul Razak
https://www.pmo.gov.my/home.php?menu=page&page=1642
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tun_Abdul_Razak

1970: Death of Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay, well known Bengali writer, born on March 30, 1899
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sharadindu_Bandyopadhyay
http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/257813.Sharadindu_Bandyopadhyay

1971: In Vietnam war, Captain Ernest Medina is acquitted of all charges relating to the My Lai massacre of March 1968. His unit was charged with the murder of over 200 Vietnamese civilians, including women and children
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/medina-is-acquitted-of-all-charges

1974: Birth of Yoo Chae-yeong, South Korean singer and actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yoo_Chae-yeong
http://www.hancinema.net/korean_Yoo_Chae-yeong.php

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gKMfdIx8xkI&feature=related

1977: Birth of Thu Minh, Vietnamese singer and entertainer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thu_Minh

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IwXxmuhIO58

1982: Great-Britain premier Margaret Thatcher goes to Beijing (up to 25) to discuss the future of Hong Kong

1988: Rais Amrohvi, Pakistani poet and psychoanalyst is assassinated, born on September 12, 1914
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rais_Amrohvi

1989: Birth of Hyoyeon (Kim Hyo-yeon), South Korean singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyoyeon

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Urr6e_aF2M4

1991 : Death of Durga Khote, film actress, born on January 14, 1905
http://chiloka.com/celebrity/durga-khote
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/22nd-september-1991-durga-khote-film-actress-and-dadasaheb-phalke-awardee-passes-away

1996: Foundation of the Democratic Party of Japan by Yukio Hatoyama, former general secretary of Sakigake
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yukio_Hatoyama
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Democratic_Party_of_Japan

1997: Death of of Chiang Wei-kuo (Wego Chiang), adopted son of Chiang Kai-shek and politician, born on October 6, 1916
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chiang_Wei-kuo
http://www.shanghai1937.com/a-chinese-in-the-german-wehrmacht/

2000: Death of Saburo Sakai, Japanese aviator, (born in 1916
http://www.mishalov.com/Sakai.html

2001: After Pakistan’s president General Musharraf aligned with the US on Afghanistan, the USA leaves all the 1998 sanctions against India and Pakistan after their nuclear tests

2002: Death of Vernon Corea Sri Lankan broadcaster who paved the for ethnic minority broadcasters
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vernon_Corea
http://vernoncorea.wordpress.com/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YRCIyAM9U9o

2006: In Thailand, the king adopts the foundation of the Council for Democratic Reform under Constitutional Monarchy (CDRM) with General Sonthi Boonyatratkalin as head
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Council_for_National_Security
http://www.thailawforum.com/declaration.html

2008: Taro Aso, an outspoken conservative is chosen by the governing Liberal Democratic Party to become the nation’s next prime minister of Japan
http://content.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,1843251,00.html

2008: North Korea says it has removed seals from its atomic facility as part of its plan to re-start its nuclear operation

2012: A senior official makes China’s first top-level visit to Afghanistan in nearly 50 years, as Beijing attempts to bolster diplomatic and economic ties with its war-torn neighbour ahead of the withdrawal of Nato troops in 2014
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/9560995/Senior-Chinese-official-visits-Afghanistan-for-first-time-in-50-years.html
http://www.asiaone.com/News/Latest%2BNews/World/Story/A1Story20120923-373259.html

2012: Death of Hector Abhayavardhana, Sri Lankan marxist theorist, born on January 1, 1919
http://www.sacw.net/article2885.html
http://dbsjeyaraj.com/dbsj/archives/10955

2013: China’s disgraced top politician Bo Xilai given life term for corruption
http://www.euronews.com/2013/09/22/bo-xilai-speaks-in-chinese-court-after-being-given-life-sentence/
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2013/09/201392215851545302.html
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/hotel-style-prison-awaits-chinas-bo-xilai-inmates

2013: At least 75 people have died and more than 120 wounded in a suicide attack against a church in northwestern Pakistan.  The deadliest ever assault on the country’s Christian minority.
http://www.voanews.com/content/suicide-bombers-kill-50-at-pakistan-church/1754638.html
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Peshawar-,-two-suicide-bombers-attack-Protestant-church-:-over-one-hundred-dead-and-130-injured-29076.html

2014: Thousands of students braved sweltering heat in Hong Kong on Monday to demand greater democracy as they launched a week-long boycott of classes, underscoring a restive younger generation’s determination to challenge the Chinese Communist Party
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-29306128 http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/hong-kong-students-kick-class-boycott-demand-greater-democracy
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1597934/boycott-begins-thousands-students-stage-classroom-walkout-over

2015 : A new Malaysian opposition coalition called Pakatan Harapan (Hope Alliance) is formed comprising People’s Justice Party (PKR), Democratic Action Party (DAP) and National Trust Party (Amanah)
http://www.asianewsnet.net/Msian-opposition-forms-new-alliance-80956.html http://www.themalaymailonline.com/malaysia/article/opposition-parties-form-pakatan-harapan-opens-door-to-pas http://www.chinadailyasia.com/asia/2015-09/22/content_15320242.html

2016: Prominent Chinese rights lawyer Xia Lin is sentenced to 12 years’ jail
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2021629/prominent-chinese-rights-lawyer-xia-lin-sentenced-12
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/sep/22/china-lawyer-for-ai-weiwei-jailed-for-12-years-in-severe-retaliation

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 22 September in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICS AND STRATEGY ON 22 SEPTEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 22, 2017

904: The warlord Zhu Quanzhong kills Emperor Zhaozong, the penultimate emperor of the Tang Dynasty, after seizing control of the imperial government.

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

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

1598: Korean and Chinese allied forces make a second attack against Japanese forces. However, Korean and Chinese allied forces failed to take the Ulsan Japanese Castle
http://history.cultural-china.com/en/34History6383.html

1868: Byakkotai, The Young Japanese samurai corps of Aizu-Han commit suicide when they thought their castle was on fire
http://photoguide.jp/pix/thumbnails.php?album=618
http://www.jref.com/history/byakkotai/

1868-09-22 Byakkotai

1940: Following an ultimatum, France authorizes the use of the Tonkin airfields by the Japanese forces

1965: Second Kashmir War between India and Pakistan over Kashmir ends after the UN calls for a cease-fire
http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/war/indo-pak_1965.htm

1971: In Vietnam war, Captain Ernest Medina is acquitted of all charges relating to the My Lai massacre of March 1968. His unit was charged with the murder of over 200 Vietnamese civilians, including women and children
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/medina-is-acquitted-of-all-charges

2001: After Pakistan’s president General Musharraf aligned with the US on Afghanistan, the USA leaves all the 1998 sanctions against India and Pakistan after their nuclear tests

2008: North Korea says it has removed seals from its atomic facility as part of its plan to re-start its nuclear operation

2013: At least 75 people have died and more than 120 wounded in a suicide attack against a church in northwestern Pakistan.  The deadliest ever assault on the country’s Christian minority.
http://www.voanews.com/content/suicide-bombers-kill-50-at-pakistan-church/1754638.html
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Peshawar-,-two-suicide-bombers-attack-Protestant-church-:-over-one-hundred-dead-and-130-injured-29076.html

 

 

On 22 September in South Asian history

ON 22 SEPTEMBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 21, 2017

1539: Death of Guru Nanak Dev, founder of Sikhism, born on April 15, 1469
http://www.sikhs.org/guru1.htm

1887: Birth of Karmaveer Bhaurao Patil, Indian activist, who died on May 9, 1959
http://www.rayatshikshan.edu/Content.aspx?ID=888

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JK4u4O_2vBI

1931: Birth of Manzoor Ahmad, Pakistani philosopher
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manzoor_Ahmad

1944: In India, end and failure of the negotiations between Gandhi and Jinnah on the Muslim question

1965: Second Kashmir War between India and Pakistan over Kashmir ends after the UN calls for a cease-fire
http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/war/indo-pak_1965.htm

1970: Tunku Abdul Rahman resigns as Prime Minister of Malaysia and is succeeded by Abdul Razak
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tun_Abdul_Razak

1970: Death of Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay, well known Bengali writer, born on March 30, 1899
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sharadindu_Bandyopadhyay
http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/257813.Sharadindu_Bandyopadhyay

1988: Rais Amrohvi, Pakistani poet and psychoanalyst is assassinated, born on September 12, 1914
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rais_Amrohvi

1991 : Death of Durga Khote, film actress, born on January 14, 1905
http://chiloka.com/celebrity/durga-khote
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/22nd-september-1991-durga-khote-film-actress-and-dadasaheb-phalke-awardee-passes-away

https://youtu.be/ZaZODt4rx1o

2001: After Pakistan’s president General Musharraf aligned with the US on Afghanistan, the USA leaves all the 1998 sanctions against India and Pakistan after their nuclear tests

2002: Death of Vernon Corea Sri Lankan broadcaster who paved the for ethnic minority broadcasters

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vernon_Corea
http://vernoncorea.wordpress.com/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YRCIyAM9U9o

2012: Death of Hector Abhayavardhana, Sri Lankan marxist theorist, born on January 1, 1919

http://www.sacw.net/article2885.html

http://dbsjeyaraj.com/dbsj/archives/10955

2013: At least 75 people have died and more than 120 wounded in a suicide attack against a church in northwestern Pakistan.  The deadliest ever assault on the country’s Christian minority.
http://www.voanews.com/content/suicide-bombers-kill-50-at-pakistan-church/1754638.html
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Peshawar-,-two-suicide-bombers-attack-Protestant-church-:-over-one-hundred-dead-and-130-injured-29076.html

 

 

 

On 22 September in Southeast Asian history

ON 22 SEPTEMBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 22, 2017

1829: Birth of the Vietnamese Emperor Tu Duc, the 4th Emperor of  the Nguyen dynasty (1947-1883)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/T%E1%BB%B1_%C4%90%E1%BB%A9c

tu-duc

1940: Following an ultimatum, France authorizes the use of the Tonkin airfields by the Japanese forces

1943 : The Philippine national anthem and the national flag are declared official symbols by virtue of Presidential Decree No. 211
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/631/today-in-philippine-history-september-22-1943-the-philippine-national-anthem-and-the-national-flag-were-declared-official-symbols

1952: Birth of M.R. Sukhumbhand Paribatra, Thai politician, current Governor of Bangkok
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sukhumbhand_Paribatra

1970: Tunku Abdul Rahman resigns as Prime Minister of Malaysia and is succeeded by Abdul Razak
https://www.pmo.gov.my/home.php?menu=page&page=1642
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tun_Abdul_Razak

1971: In Vietnam war, Captain Ernest Medina is acquitted of all charges relating to the My Lai massacre of March 1968. His unit was charged with the murder of over 200 Vietnamese civilians, including women and children
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/medina-is-acquitted-of-all-charges

1977: Birth of Thu Minh, Vietnamese singer and entertainer
ttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thu_Minh

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IwXxmuhIO58

2006: In Thailand, the king adopts the foundation of the Council for Democratic Reform under Constitutional Monarchy (CDRM) with General Sonthi Boonyatratkalin as head
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Council_for_National_Security
http://www.thailawforum.com/declaration.html

2015 : A new Malaysian opposition coalition called Pakatan Harapan (Hope Alliance) is formed comprising People’s Justice Party (PKR), Democratic Action Party (DAP) and National Trust Party (Amanah)
http://www.asianewsnet.net/Msian-opposition-forms-new-alliance-80956.html http://www.themalaymailonline.com/malaysia/article/opposition-parties-form-pakatan-harapan-opens-door-to-pas http://www.chinadailyasia.com/asia/2015-09/22/content_15320242.html

On 22 September in Japan’s history

ON 22 SEPTEMBER, IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on September 22, 2017

1253: Death of Dogen Zenki, Japanese Zen Buddhist, born on January 19, 1200
http://www.zenki.com/AboutDogen.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/D%C5%8Dgen

1598: Korean and Chinese allied forces make a second attack against Japanese forces. However, Korean and Chinese allied forces failed to take the Ulsan Japanese Castle

1868: Byakkotai, The Young Japanese samurai corps of Aizu-Han commit suicide when they thought their castle was on fire
http://photoguide.jp/pix/thumbnails.php?album=618
http://www.jref.com/history/byakkotai/

1868-09-22 Byakkotai

1878: Birth of the Japanese Prime Minister Shigeru Yoshida (1946-1947), who died on October 20, 1967
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Yoshida_Shigeru
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/macarthur/peopleevents/pandeAMEX110.html

1940: Following an ultimatum, France authorizes the use of the Tonkin airfields by the Japanese forces

1956: Birth of Masayuki Suzuki, Japanese singer
http://en.academic.ru/dic.nsf/enwiki/2689367

1957: Death of Japanese Admiral Soemu Toyoda, born on May 22, 1885
http://pwencycl.kgbudge.com/T/o/Toyoda_Soemu.htm
http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/people_toyoda_soemu.html

1981: Birth of Subaru Shibutani, Japanese singer, dancer and actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Subaru_Shibutani

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QECOwDS5X8Y

1996: Foundation of the Democratic Party of Japan by Yukio Hatoyama, former general secretary of Sakigake
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yukio_Hatoyama
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Democratic_Party_of_Japan

2000: Death of Saburo Sakai, Japanese aviator, born in 1916
http://www.mishalov.com/Sakai.html

2008: Taro Aso, an outspoken conservative is chosen by the governing Liberal Democratic Party to become the nation’s next prime minister of Japan
http://content.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,1843251,00.html

 

On 22 September in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 22 SEPTEMBER IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on September 22, 2017

904: The warlord Zhu Quanzhong kills Emperor Zhaozong, the penultimate emperor of the Tang Dynasty, after seizing control of the imperial government
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhu_Wen

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

1072: Death of Ouyang Xiu, Chinese historian and scholar-official, born in 1007
http://www.chinaonlinemuseum.com/calligraphy-ouyang-xiu.php

1449: Zhu Qiyu becomes emperor of the Ming dynasty as emperor Jingtai, up to February 11, 1457
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jingtai_Emperor

1598: Korean and Chinese allied forces make a second attack against Japanese forces. However, Korean and Chinese allied forces failed to take the Ulsan Japanese Castle

1606: Birth of Li Zicheng, a Chinese rebel who sacked the Ming capital before to be defeated by the Manchu in 1644
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Li_Zicheng
https://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Li_Zicheng

1630: Death of Yuan Chonghuan, famed patriot and military commander of the Ming Dynasty who battled the Manchu, executed by his emperor under false charges. Born on June 6, 1584
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yuan_Chonghuan

1717: Death of Zheng Keshuang, third king of Tungning. He was forced to surrender Taiwan to Qing Dynasty after the Battle of Penghu
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zheng_Keshuang
https://www.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=Zheng%20Keshuang&item_type=topic

1922: Birth of Chen Ning-yang, Chinese physics Nobel Prize in 1957
http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/physics/laureates/1957/yang-bio.html

1942: Birth of Wu Ma, Chinese actor, director, producer and screenwriter who died on February 4, 2014
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wu_Ma

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RWaKutcs3B4

1957: Death of Chinese singer and actress Zhou Xuan, born on August 1, 1918
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhou_Xuan
http://www.chinesemirror.com/index/2006/11/zhou_xuan_a_sad.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9208.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IbQEBrN84KI&hl=fr

1982: Great-Britain premier Margaret Thatcher goes to Beijing (up to 25) to discuss the future of Hong Kong

1982: Birth of Mandy Chiang, Hong Kong singer and actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mandy_Chiang
http://www.hkcinemagic.com/en/people.asp?id=13196

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

1984: Birth of Theresa Fu, Hong Kong singer and actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theresa_Fu
http://www.hkcinemagic.com/en/people.asp?id=2958

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

1997: Death of of Chiang Wei-kuo (Wego Chiang), adopted son of Chiang Kai-shek and politician, born on October 6, 1916
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chiang_Wei-kuo
http://www.shanghai1937.com/a-chinese-in-the-german-wehrmacht/

2012: A senior official makes China’s first top-level visit to Afghanistan in nearly 50 years, as Beijing attempts to bolster diplomatic and economic ties with its war-torn neighbour ahead of the withdrawal of Nato troops in 2014
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/9560995/Senior-Chinese-official-visits-Afghanistan-for-first-time-in-50-years.html
http://www.asiaone.com/News/Latest%2BNews/World/Story/A1Story20120923-373259.html

2013: China’s disgraced top politician Bo Xilai given life term for corruption
http://www.euronews.com/2013/09/22/bo-xilai-speaks-in-chinese-court-after-being-given-life-sentence/
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2013/09/201392215851545302.html
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/hotel-style-prison-awaits-chinas-bo-xilai-inmates

2014: Thousands of students brave sweltering heat in Hong Kong to demand greater democracy as they launched a week-long boycott of classes, underscoring a restive younger generation’s determination to challenge the Chinese Communist Party
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-29306128 http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/hong-kong-students-kick-class-boycott-demand-greater-democracy
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1597934/boycott-begins-thousands-students-stage-classroom-walkout-over

2016: Prominent Chinese rights lawyer Xia Lin is sentenced to 12 years’ jail
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2021629/prominent-chinese-rights-lawyer-xia-lin-sentenced-12
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/sep/22/china-lawyer-for-ai-weiwei-jailed-for-12-years-in-severe-retaliation