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On 23 September in Asian history

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ON 23 SEPTEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 23, 2017

1161: Birth of Takakura, the 80th Japanese Emperor (1168-1180), who died on January 30, 1181
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Takakura

1215: Birth of of Khubilai Khan, founder of the Chinese Yuan Dynasty, who died on February 18, 1294
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kublai_Khan
https://www.britannica.com/biography/Kublai-Khan
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e0A9Db1V5tY

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1409: Battle of Kherlen, the second significant victory over Chinese Ming dynasty by the Mongols since 1368
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Kherlen

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1573: Death of Asai Hisamasa, Japanese warlord who committed suicide for loosing battle, born in 1524
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Asai_Hisamasa

1740: Birth of Empress Go-Sakuramachi, 117th emperor of Japan (1762-1771)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Empress_Go-Sakuramachi

1762 : A British flotilla lands in Manila Bay, marking the beginning of the British invasion of the Philippines
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/637/today-in-philippine-history-september-23-1762-the-british-flotilla-landed-in-manila
http://fr.slideshare.net/praejames245/chapter-12-the-british-invasion

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1771: Birth of Morihito (Kokaku), 119th emperor of Japan (1779-1817) who died on 11 December 1840
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_K%C5%8Dkaku

1803: During the Second Anglo-Maratha War (India), Battle of Assaye
http://www.britishbattles.com/second-mahratta/assaye.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Assaye
http://www.war-art.com/assaye.htm

1889: Nintendo Koppai (Later Nintendo Company, Limited) founded by Fusajiro Yamauchi to produce and market the playing card game Hanafuda
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hanafuda

1902: Birth of Su Buqing, Chinese mathematician and educator, who died on March 17, 2003
http://www.chinavitae.com/biography/Su_Buqing/bio

1906: Dutch advance on Tabanan, Bali. Raja of Tabanan offers to surrender on condition that he be allowed to retain his title and lands. The Dutch resident takes the Raja into custody where he will commit suicide

1908: Birth of Ramdhari Singh Dinkar, Indian poet, academic, and politician who died on April 24, 1974
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ramdhari_Singh_Dinkar
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/23rd-september-1908-hindi-poet-ramdhari-singh-dinkar-is-born

1912: Birth of Ghulam Mustafa Khan (Pakistani researcher, critic and linguist), who died on September 25, 2005
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ghulam_Mustafa_Khan

1914: Birth of Omar Ali Saifuddin III, 28th Sultan of Brunei (1950-1986) who died on September 7, 1986
http://4voicesgirls.blogspot.fr/2009/05/sultan-omar-ali-saifuddien-3.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Omar_Ali_Saifuddien_III

1930: Birth of Sehba Akhta, poet of Pakistan who died on February 19, 1996
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sehba_Akhtar

1942: First day of the September Matanikau action on Guadalcanal as United States Marine Corps forces attack Imperial Japanese Army units along the Matanikau River
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Actions_along_the_Matanikau

1943: Birth of Tanuja, Indian actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tanuja
http://www.bollywoodgate.com/indian-actresses/tanuja.html

1944: The Proclamation No. 30 declares the existence of a state of war between the Philippines (Under Japanese control) and the United States and the United Kingdom

1954: Bao Dai sends a telegram inviting Diem to resign the office of Prime Minister of Vietnam. Diem refuses, announcing that he is reorganizing his government with participation of the religious sects (Hoa Hao and Cao Dai)

1955: Pakistan signs Baghdad Pact, joining Iran, Iraq, and Turkey in a military alliance with the USA, later converted into the Central Treaty Organization (CENTO)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Central_Treaty_Organization

1964: Birth of Koshi Inaba, Japanese singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Koshi_Inaba

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mh0Hl2HEOPo

1965: In the Second Indo-Pakistani War (that started in April), after the intervention of the Great Powers, India and Pakistan sign a cease-fire
http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/war/indo-pak_1965.htm

1969: First underground Chinese nuclear test

1971: Birth of Lee Mi-yeon, South Korean actress
http://www.hancinema.net/korean_Lee_Mi-yeon.php
http://www.koreanfilm.org/actors2.html

1972: Birth of Shim Eun-ha, South Korean actress
http://www.koreanmovie.com/Shim_Eun_ha_ka1148/
http://asianwiki.com/Shim_Eun-Ha

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bwrIs-T8VKk

1974: Birth of Harumi Inoue, Japanese actress and model
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0409276/bio
http://www.icelebz.com/celebs/harumi_inoue/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sRIVV6VJM7s

1985: Birth of Maki Goto, Japanese pop singer
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Goto_Maki

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2YRmr4AusRg

1986: Japanese newspapers quote Prime Minister Yasuhiro Nakasone as saying that minorities lowered the «intelligence level» of America

1993: For the first time, Taiwan puts her candidature to the United Nations under the name of Republic of China in Taiwan

1996: Birth of South Korean singer Lee Hi

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

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1AI7UP1iRAU

1996: Death of Fujiko F. Fujio, Japanese cartoonist, born in 1933
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fujiko_F._Fujio

2000: Aung San Suu Kyi is again put under house of arrest

2002: in Hong Kong, death of cardinal John Baptist Wu. Joseph Zen is named bishop of Hong Kong by the Vatican
http://www.theguardian.com/news/2002/sep/27/guardianobituaries.religion

http://www.vatican.va/roman_curia/congregations/cevang/documents/rc_con_cevang_doc_20020928_wu-cheng-chung_en.html

2007: In Japan, Yasuo Fukuda is elected chairman of the Liberal Democratic Party
http://www.csmonitor.com/2007/0924/p07s02-woap.html

2008: Myanmar’s longest-serving political prisoner Win Tin is released after the government announced an amnesty that saw more than 9,000 inmates freed
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2008/09/20089239516445256.html

2010: Sam Rainsy, leader of opposition to Hun Sen, is sentenced to 10 years in prison while in voluntary exile in France. According to the opposition party the sentence is seen as a way to eliminate opposition
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-1139557
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Sam-Rainsy,-leader-of-opposition-to-Hun-Sen,-sentenced-to-10-years-in-prison-19531.html

2011: Pakistan’s foreign minister warns that the US could lose Pakistan as an ally if it continues to publicly accuse Islamabad of supporting militants
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-15030928
http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/asiapcf/09/23/pakistan.us.accusations/index.html?hpt=ias_c2

2011: Shrugging off Chinese warnings, India’s state-run oil firm ONGC said it would press ahead with long-term partner Vietnam in exploring the disputed South China Sea for oil

2012: China navy takes delivery of first aircraft carrier, a former Soviet carrier called the Varyag.

http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20120923-373302.html

2012: China postpones a ceremony marking the 40th anniversary of its diplomatic relationship with Japan amid high tensions between the two countries over a territorial dispute
http://www.france24.com/en/20120923-china-postpones-ceremony-marking-diplomatic-ties-with-japan-amid-territorial-dispute

2014: A Chinese court sentences Uighur academic Ilham Tohti, the country’s most prominent advocate for the rights of Muslim Uighur people, to life in prison on separatism charges
http://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/23/world/asia/china-scholar-sentence/index.html?hpt=ias_c2
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-29321701
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/scholar-09232014091017.html

2015: Death of Dayananda Saraswati, Indian monk and philosopher, born on August 15, 1930
http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/swami-dayananda-saraswati-dead/article7682135.ece
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dayananda_Saraswati_(Arsha_Vidya)
http://swarajyamag.com/culture/obituary-swami-dayananda-saraswati-1930-2015

 

South asian countries inter-relations

23 SEPTEMBER 2017

Pakistan’s Second Strike Capability: Implications for South Asian Stability

Pakistan and India since their independence involved in never-ending arms race despite the fact the Pakistan cannot compete with Indian conventional weapon capability but in order to compete with them, they developed a nuclear and tactical weapon. India already has a second strike capability
http://moderndiplomacy.eu/index.php?option=com_k2&view=item&id=2987:pakistan-s-second-strike-capability-implications-for-south-asian-stability

1 JULY 2017

Kashmiri rebel chief rejects US terror sanctions

The leader of a prominent Kashmir rebel group has rejected U.S. sanctions and vowed to continue fighting until the disputed Himalayan region is “liberated from India.”
https://www.voanews.com/a/kashmiri-rebel-chief-rejects-us-terror-sanctions/3924209.html
https://www.dawn.com/news/1342575/us-decision-will-not-affect-legitimate-struggle-for-kashmirs-freedom-syed-salahuddin
https://tribune.com.pk/story/1448045/declaring-terrorist-joint-move-us-israel-india-hum-chief-syed-salahuddin/

7 MAY 2017

50 Afghan soldiers killed, over 100 injured in retaliatory fire: Pakistan

Inspector General FC (IGFC) Major General Nadeem Ahmad on Sunday said that at least 50 Afghan soldiers were killed and over 100 injured when Pakistan responded to the firing by Afghan border police
https://www.thenews.com.pk/latest/203046-50-Afghan-soldiers-killed-over-100-injured-in-retaliatory-fire-Pakistan
http://www.dw.com/en/worst-border-clashes-in-years-are-afghanistan-and-pakistan-at-war/a-38743051

10 APRIL 2017

Pakistan risks fallout after army decides to execute Indian ‘spy’

Pakistan will execute an Indian man arrested in the southwestern province of Balochistan last year who officials claim has confessed to being a spy for Indian intelligence, the country’s powerful military
http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/south-asia/article/2086473/pakistan-risks-fallout-after-army-decides-execute-indian-spy
http://indianexpress.com/article/india/khulbhushan-jadhav-pakistan-deathsentence-4607384/
https://tribune.com.pk/story/1379765/pakistan-sentences-indian-spy-kulbushan-yadav-death/

8 APRIL 2017

India and Bangladesh sign 22 pacts

India and Bangladesh today signed 22 pacts in key sectors including defence and civil nuclear but the long-pending Teesta waters sharing agreement remained elusive though Prime Minister Narendra Modi conveyed his government’s commitment for an “early solution”
http://gulfnews.com/news/asia/india/india-bangla-ink-22-pacts-pm-assures-early-solution-on-teesta-1.2008051
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/india-bangladesh-step-up-cooperation-top-developments/articleshow/58085009.cms
http://www.thestatesman.com/india/pm-modi-sheikh-hasina-launch-india-bangladesh-rail-bus-services-1491641478.htm

30 MARCH 2017

India’s demonetization shock pushes Nepal closer To China

Frustrated by India’s failure to help address the fallout of New Delhi’s rupee demonetization, Nepal is turning to China for economic and security matters
https://fronteranews.com/news/asia/indias-demonetization-shock-pushes-nepal-closer-to-china/

24 MARCH 2017

Bangladeshi PM Sheikh Hasina’s India visit is critical for South Asia

Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s forthcoming three-day visit to India (April 07-10), after two postponements, mainly because of the Indian government’s preoccupation with domestic issues, is expected to take the bilateral relations a notch higher
http://www.southasiaanalysis.org/node/2133

21 MARCH 2017

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has bought himself time with election showing but reconciliation with Pakistan still unlikely

A landslide election victory and a more conciliatory army chief may not be enough to push nuclear-armed enemies India and Pakistan toward renewed talks, even as small signs of cooperation over sensitive security issues emerge
http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/diplomacy/article/2080135/indian-prime-minister-narendra-modi-has-bought-himself-time

20 MARCH 2017

Pakistan and India discuss their water dispute in Islamabad

Pakistani and Indian experts have opened round-table talks in Islamabad over water disputes between the two nuclear-armed Neighbors
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/asia/2017-03/20/content_15588554.html
http://gulfnews.com/news/asia/pakistan/pakistan-india-discuss-water-dispute-in-islamabad-1.1997322
http://nation.com.pk/national/20-Mar-2017/pakistan-india-to-discuss-3-projects-as-water-talks-begin-in-lahore

9 MARCH 2017

Pakistan indefinitely closes border with Afghanistan amid rising tension

Pakistan has indefinitely closed two border crossings with Afghanistan after opening them for two days to let through Afghans with visas, officials said on Thursday
http://zeenews.india.com/asia/pakistan-indefinitely-closes-border-with-afghanistan-amid-rising-tension_1984961.html
http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2017/03/09/pak-afghan-border-closes-for-indefinite-period/

9 FEBRUARY 2017

Chinese development in Indian Ocean raising concern of possible militarisation among major players

Japan, India, Australia and the United States are closely monitoring China’s infrastructure development on the Indian Ocean rim amid increasing concern about the potential for militarisation in the sea lanes which carry much of the world’s oïl.
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-02-09/could-the-indian-ocean-become-south-china-sea/8257204?section=world

16 DECEMBER 2016

The Tangled History of the Afghanistan-India-Pakistan Triangle

Kabul’s foreign policy approach has shifted between favoring India and Pakistan since the partition
http://thediplomat.com/2016/12/the-tangled-history-of-the-afghanistan-india-pakistan-triangle/

4 DECEMBER 2016

Heart of Asia participants slam Pakistan over terrorism

Afghan President Ghani and Indian PM Modi have lashed out at Pakistan for its « lack of cooperation » in the fight against terrorism. Ghani also snubbed Islamabad’s 500-million-dollar aid at the Heart of Asia conference
http://www.dw.com/en/heart-of-asia-participants-slam-pakistan-over-terrorism/a-36633835
http://www.tolonews.com/en/afghanistan/28699-14-nations-adopt-heart-of-asia-declaration

28 SEPTEMBER 2016

SAARC summit cancelled following India-Pakistan tensions

The SAARC summit which was to be held in Islamabad in November this year will be cancelled following India, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Afghanistan’s decision to boycott the summit
http://www.asiapacificstar.com/index.php/sid/248078509
http://tribune.com.pk/story/1190209/bangladesh-pulls-pakistan-summit-tensions-rise/

22 SEPTEMBER 2016

Pakistan is a terrorist state, carries out war crimes, India tells UN

India on Thursday called Pakistan a “terrorist state” and accused it of carrying out “war crimes” against Indians through its “long-standing policy” of sponsoring terrorism, hours after Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif racked up Kashmir issue at the UN General Assembly session
http://atimes.com/2016/09/pak-a-terrorist-state-carries-out-war-crimes-india-tells-un/
http://www.asiapacificstar.com/index.php/sid/247883721

19 SEPTEMBER 2016

Uri attack a deadly blow to Indo-Pakistan ties

The Uri terror attack that has left 18 Indian soldiers dead deals a lethal blow to the already frayed India-Pakistan ties, with the government coming under intense pressure to give a befitting response to Islamabad
http://gulfnews.com/news/asia/india/uri-attack-a-deadly-blow-to-indo-pakistan-ties-1.1898853

25 JUNE 2016

Pakistan and India move closer to SCO

The six-member Shanghai Cooperation Organization approved memorandums on Friday to pave the way for India and Pakistan to join the organization
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/nation/2016-06/25/content_15454167.html

15 JUNE 2016

Pakistan and Afghanistan formally agree over ceasefire at Torkham

The border authorities of Pakistan and Afghanistan on Wednesday formally agreed over ceasefire at Torkham and waved white flags on both sides of the border
http://www.dawn.com/news/1265011/pak-afghan-forces-agree-on-ceasefire-at-torkham-border-wave-white-flags
http://nation.com.pk/national/15-Jun-2016/new-ceasefire-enforced-at-torkham-border

14 JUNE 2016

Pakistan, Afghanistan increase troops ar Khyber Pass border after clash

A Pakistani army officer died on Tuesday after being shot by Afghan forces in a border clash, Pakistan’s military said, a development likely to ratchet up tension between the neighbours who sources said were beefing up troop numbers on either side
http://gulfnews.com/news/asia/pakistan/pakistan-afghanistan-increase-troops-at-khyber-pass-border-after-clash-1.1846138
http://www.voanews.com/content/afghanistan-pakistan-border-tensions/3375279.html
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2016/06/afghan-soldier-killed-border-clash-pakistan-160613075159320.html

6 JUNE 2015

India and Bangladesh sign historic territory swap deal

Bangladesh and India have sealed a historic land pact to swap territories, which will finally allow tens of thousands of people living in border enclaves to choose their nationality after decades of stateless limbo.
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-33033342
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2015/06/india-bangladesh-seal-land-swap-deal-150606012711866.html
http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/india-bangladesh-seal-historic-land-boundary-agreement/

2 JANUARY 2015

India Blocks China’s Attempt to Take Over South Asian Group

At the group’s 18th summit, held in the Nepalese capital of Kathmandu, Beijing allies Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka pushed for China’s upgrading from observer status to full membership. India sought to defeat the initiative because SAARC, as the organization is known, operates on consensus and New Delhi feared that China would block its initiatives in the future.
http://www.worldaffairsjournal.org/blog/gordon-g-chang/india-blocks-china%E2%80%99s-attempt-take-over-south-asian-group

27 NOVEMBER 2014

South Asia summit ends with little progress

South Asian leaders signed an agreement to improve cross-border energy trade in the power-starved region on Thursday (Nov 27), as a summit overshadowed by India and Pakistan’s rivalry ended with little progress towards regional integration
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/south-asia-summit-ends-little-progress
http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2014/11/disappointing-saarc-summit-2014112885157300755.html
http://tribune.com.pk/story/798067/pakistan-under-pressure-to-save-trade-agenda-at-south-asia-summit/

11 NOVEMBER 2014

 Saarc nations to ink 3 vital agreements

 In a major step towards greater regional integration in three decades of the Saarc, the South Asian nations are set to sign three framework agreements in Kathmandu for establishing rail, road and electricity connectivity
http://www.asianewsnet.net/Saarc-nations-to-ink-3-vital-agreements-67345.html

17 OCTOBER 2014

The SAARC: A Bloc Whose Time Has Come

The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation is more relevant than ever before. Time to give it more power.
http://thediplomat.com/2014/10/the-saarc-a-bloc-whose-time-has-come/

17 SEPTEMBER 2014

SAARC meet proposes visa exemption for 50 eminent people by country

SAARC immigration officials here Wednesday proposed to exempt from visa requirement 50 eminent people listed by the grouping under 24 categories to enable their hassle-free travel in member countries, an official said.
http://www.sify.com/news/saarc-meet-proposes-visa-exemption-for-50-eminent-people-news-international-ojsaanebjfjdh.html

12 NOVEMBER 2011

China for ‘Saarc Plus One’ summit

China, continuing its relentless push for a larger footprint in India’s backyard, quietly approached some South Asian nations for an annual summit modelled loosely as a « Saarc Plus One » fixture, diplomatic sources said yesterday.
« China wants an annual summit with our eight members on the lines of its Asean Plus One arrangement, » a senior diplomat from one of Saarc’s smaller states told The Straits Times. « It is a move that annoys India, and most of us are just sitting quiet because we do not want to upset New
Delhi. »
http://www.thedailystar.net/story.php?nid=20981311 NOVEMBER 2011

Focus on climate, food security

17th Saarc Summit ends in Maldives with 20-point Addu Declaration; South Asian leaders also agree to forge effective cooperation for
full implementation of Safta, better connectivity and steps towards Saarc Market
for Electricity
http://www.thedailystar.net/story.php?nid=209811

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 23 September in Asian history

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WARS, CONFLICS AND STRATEGY ON 23 SEPTEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 23, 2017

1409: Battle of Kherlen, the second significant victory over Chinese Ming dynasty by the Mongols since 1368
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Kherlen

1409-battle-of-kherlen

1762: A British flotilla lands in Manila Bay, marking the beginning of the British invasion of the Philippines
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/637/today-in-philippine-history-september-23-1762-the-british-flotilla-landed-in-manila
http://fr.slideshare.net/praejames245/chapter-12-the-british-invasion

1762-09-23-british-attack-on-manila

1803: During the Second Anglo-Maratha War (India), Battle of Assaye
http://www.britishbattles.com/second-mahratta/assaye.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Assaye
http://www.war-art.com/assaye.htm

1906: Dutch advance on Tabanan, Bali. Raja of Tabanan offers to surrender on condition that he be allowed to retain his title and lands. The Dutch resident takes the Raja into custody where he will commit suicide

1942: First day of the September Matanikau action on Guadalcanal as United States Marine Corps forces attack Imperial Japanese Army units along the Matanikau River
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Actions_along_the_Matanikau

1944: The Proclamation No. 30 declares the existence of a state of war between the Philippines (Under Japanese control) and the United States and the United Kingdom

1955: Pakistan signs Baghdad Pact, joining Iran, Iraq, and Turkey in a military alliance with the USA, later converted into the Central Treaty Organization (CENTO)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Central_Treaty_Organization

1965: In the Second Indo-Pakistani War (that started in April), after the intervention of the Great Powers, India and Pakistan sign a cease-fire
http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/war/indo-pak_1965.htm

1969: First underground Chinese nuclear test

2011: Pakistan’s foreign minister warns that the US could lose Pakistan as an ally if it continues to publicly accuse Islamabad of supporting militants
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-15030928
http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/asiapcf/09/23/pakistan.us.accusations/index.html?hpt=ias_c2

2011: Shrugging off Chinese warnings, India’s state-run oil firm ONGC said it would press ahead with long-term partner Vietnam in exploring the disputed South China Sea for oil

2012: China navy takes delivery of first aircraft carrier, a former Soviet carrier called the Varyag
http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20120923-373302.html

2012: China postpones a ceremony marking the 40th anniversary of its diplomatic relationship with Japan amid high tensions between the two countries over a territorial dispute
http://www.france24.com/en/20120923-china-postpones-ceremony-marking-diplomatic-ties-with-japan-amid-territorial-dispute

On 23 September in South Asian history

ON 23 SEPTEMBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 23, 2017

1803: During the Second Anglo-Maratha War (India), Battle of Assaye
http://www.britishbattles.com/second-mahratta/assaye.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Assaye
http://www.war-art.com/assaye.htm

1908: Birth of Ramdhari Singh Dinkar, Indian poet, academic, and politician who died on April 24, 1974
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ramdhari_Singh_Dinkar
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/23rd-september-1908-hindi-poet-ramdhari-singh-dinkar-is-born

1912: Birth of Ghulam Mustafa Khan (Pakistani researcher, critic and linguist), who died on September 25, 2005
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ghulam_Mustafa_Khan

1930: Birth of Sehba Akhta, poet of Pakistan who died on February 19, 1996
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sehba_Akhtar

1943: Birth of Tanuja, Indian actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tanuja
http://www.bollywoodgate.com/indian-actresses/tanuja.html

1955: Pakistan signs Baghdad Pact, joining Iran, Iraq, and Turkey in a military alliance with the USA, later converted into the Central Treaty Organization (CENTO)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Central_Treaty_Organization

1965: In the Second Indo-Pakistani War (that started in April), after the intervention of the Great Powers, India and Pakistan sign a cease-fire
http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/war/indo-pak_1965.htm

2011: Pakistan’s foreign minister warns that the US could lose Pakistan as an ally if it continues to publicly accuse Islamabad of supporting militants
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-15030928
http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/asiapcf/09/23/pakistan.us.accusations/index.html?hpt=ias_c2

2015: Death of Dayananda Saraswati, Indian monk and philosopher, born on August 15, 1930
http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/swami-dayananda-saraswati-dead/article7682135.ece
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dayananda_Saraswati_(Arsha_Vidya)
http://swarajyamag.com/culture/obituary-swami-dayananda-saraswati-1930-2015

 

On 23 September in Southeast Asian history

ON 23 SEPTEMBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 23, 2017

1762 : A British flotilla lands in Manila Bay, marking the beginning of the British invasion of the Philippines
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/637/today-in-philippine-history-september-23-1762-the-british-flotilla-landed-in-manila
http://fr.slideshare.net/praejames245/chapter-12-the-british-invasion

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1906: Dutch advance on Tabanan, Bali. Raja of Tabanan offers to surrender on condition that he be allowed to retain his title and lands. The Dutch resident takes the Raja into custody where he will commit suicide

1914: Birth of Omar Ali Saifuddin III, 28th Sultan of Brunei (1950-1986) who died on September 7, 1986
http://4voicesgirls.blogspot.fr/2009/05/sultan-omar-ali-saifuddien-3.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Omar_Ali_Saifuddien_III

1944: The Proclamation No. 30 declares the existence of a state of war between the Philippines (Under Japanese control) and the United States and the United Kingdom

1954: Bao Dai sends a telegram inviting Diem to resign the office of Prime Minister of Vietnam. Diem refuses, announcing that he is reorganizing his government with participation of the religious sects (Hoa Hao and Cao Dai)

2000: Aung San Suu Kyi is again put under house of arrest

2008: Myanmar’s longest-serving political prisoner Win Tin is released after the government announced an amnesty that saw more than 9,000 inmates freed
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2008/09/20089239516445256.html

2010: Sam Rainsy, leader of opposition to Hun Sen, is sentenced to 10 years in prison while in voluntary exile in France. According to the opposition party the sentence is seen as a way to eliminate opposition
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-1139557
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Sam-Rainsy,-leader-of-opposition-to-Hun-Sen,-sentenced-to-10-years-in-prison-19531.html

 

 

On 23 September in Japan’s history

ON 23 SEPTEMBER IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on September 23, 2017

1161: Birth of Takakura, the 80th Japanese Emperor (1168-1180), who died on January 30, 1181
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Takakura

1573: Death of Asai Hisamasa, Japanese warlord who committed suicide for loosing battle, born in 1524
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Asai_Hisamasa

1740: Birth of Empress Go-Sakuramachi, 117th emperor of Japan (1762-1771)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Empress_Go-Sakuramachi

1771: Birth of Morihito (Kokaku), 119th emperor of Japan (1779-1817) who died on 11 December 1840
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_K%C5%8Dkaku

1889: Nintendo Koppai (Later Nintendo Company, Limited) founded by Fusajiro Yamauchi to produce and market the playing card game Hanafuda
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hanafuda

1942: First day of the September Matanikau action on Guadalcanal as United States Marine Corps forces attack Imperial Japanese Army units along the Matanikau River
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Actions_along_the_Matanikau

1964: Birth of Koshi Inaba, Japanese singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Koshi_Inaba

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mh0Hl2HEOPo

1974: Birth of Harumi Inoue, Japanese actress and model
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0409276/bio
http://www.icelebz.com/celebs/harumi_inoue/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sRIVV6VJM7s

1985: Birth of Maki Goto, Japanese pop singer
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Goto_Maki

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2YRmr4AusRg

1986: Japanese newspapers quote Prime Minister Yasuhiro Nakasone as saying that minorities lowered the «intelligence level» of America

1996: Death of Fujiko F. Fujio, Japanese cartoonist, born in 1933
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fujiko_F._Fujio

2012: China postpones a ceremony marking the 40th anniversary of its diplomatic relationship with Japan amid high tensions between the two countries over a territorial dispute
http://www.france24.com/en/20120923-china-postpones-ceremony-marking-diplomatic-ties-with-japan-amid-territorial-dispute

On 23 September in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 23 SEPTEMBER IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on September 23, 2017

1215: Birth of of Khubilai Khan, founder of the Chinese Yuan Dynasty, who died on February 18, 1294
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kublai_Khan
https://www.britannica.com/biography/Kublai-Khan
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e0A9Db1V5tY

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1409: Battle of Kherlen, the second significant victory over Chinese Ming dynasty by the Mongols since 1368
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Kherlen

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1902: Birth of Su Buqing, Chinese mathematician and educator, who died on March 17, 2003
http://www.chinavitae.com/biography/Su_Buqing/bio

1969: First underground Chinese nuclear test

1993: For the first time, Taiwan puts her candidature to the United Nations under the name of Republic of China in Taiwan

2002: in Hong Kong, death of cardinal John Baptist Wu. Joseph Zen is named bishop of Hong Kong by the Vatican
http://www.theguardian.com/news/2002/sep/27/guardianobituaries.religion
http://www.vatican.va/roman_curia/congregations/cevang/documents/rc_con_cevang_doc_20020928_wu-cheng-chung_en.html

2011: Shrugging off Chinese warnings, India’s state-run oil firm ONGC said it would press ahead with long-term partner Vietnam in exploring the disputed South China Sea for oil

2012: China navy takes delivery of first aircraft carrier, a former Soviet carrier called the Varyag
http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20120923-373302.html

2012: China postpones a ceremony marking the 40th anniversary of its diplomatic relationship with Japan amid high tensions between the two countries over a territorial dispute
http://www.france24.com/en/20120923-china-postpones-ceremony-marking-diplomatic-ties-with-japan-amid-territorial-dispute

2014: A Chinese court sentences Uighur academic Ilham Tohti, the country’s most prominent advocate for the rights of Muslim Uighur people, to life in prison on separatism charges
http://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/23/world/asia/china-scholar-sentence/index.html?hpt=ias_c2
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-29321701
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/scholar-09232014091017.html