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On 31 October in Asian history

ON 31 OCTOBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on October 31, 2017

1760: Birth of Katsushika Hokusai, Japanese painter, who died on May 10, 1849
http://www.katsushikahokusai.org/
http://www.andreas.com/hokusai.html
http://www.artcyclopedia.com/artists/hokusai_katsushika.html
http://www.google.fr/search?q=Katsushika+Hokusai&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&biw=1366&bih=594&tbm=isch&prmd=imvnso&source=lnms&ei=dbWtTtCUC6je4QS6idnWDg&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&ved=0CDAQ_AUoAQ

1806: Death of Utamaro Kitagawa, Japanese painter, born in1753
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Utamaro
https://www.google.fr/search?q=Utamaro+Kitagawa&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&prmd=imvnso&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=Dp2NULDVMYyHhQfzhoGYDQ&ved=0CAoQ_AUoAQ&biw=1140&bih=500

1814: Beginning of the Battle of Nalapani (up to November 30),  the first battle of Anglo-Nepalese War between the East India Company and Nepal  from 1814 to 1816.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Nalapani

1814-10-31 Nalapani

1817: Ayahito (Ninko), 120th Japanese Emperor is enthroned. He will die on 21 February 1846
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Ninko_of_Japan

1864: Birth of Li Yuanhong, Chinese general and political figure during the Qing dynasty and the republican era, twice president of the Republic of China, who died on June 3, 1928
http://www.gwpda.org/bio/l/li.html

1874: Engagement between Japan and China respecting Formosa (Taiwan) after a Japanese military intervention on Taiwan

1875: Birth of Vallabhbhai Patel, political and social leader of India who played a major role in the country’s struggle for independence and guided its integration into a united, independent nation, who died on December 15, 1950.
http://www.14gaam.com/history-of-sardar-vallabhbhai-patel.htm

1876: A monster cyclone ravages India, resulting in over 200,000 human deaths

1883: Death of Swami Dayananda Saraswati, important Hindu religious scholar, founder of Arya Samaj, « Society of Nobles », a Hindu reform  movement, born on February 12, 1824
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dayananda_Saraswati

1887: Birth of Chiang Kai-shek, president of the Republic of China who died on April 5, 1975
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/chiang_kaishek.shtml
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/chiang-kai-shek-is-born

1916: Death of Huang Xing, Chinese revolutionary leader, militarist, and statesman, the first army commander-in-chief of the Republic of China. One of the founders of the Kuomintang (KMT) and the Republic of China, born on October 25, 1874
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Huang_Xing

1922: Birth of King Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia who abdicated in 2004 and died in 2012
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/norodom-sihanouk-5974.php
http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1E1-SihanoukN.html

SIHANOUK1

1925: Birth of Kotayya Pratyagatma, Indian film director who died on June 8, 2001
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0695581/

1929: Birth of Yoshiki Iwama, Japanese screenwriter who died on June 13, 1999
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0412534/

1929: Birth of Fumio Watanabe, Japanese actor, who died on August 4, 2004
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0913796/

1942: Birth of Eduardo Castrillo, Filipino sculptor
http://lifestyle.inquirer.net/138769/castrillo-as-master-artist
https://www.google.fr/search?q=eduardo+castrillo&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=JDlxUsfHBOrV0QXQrYGACQ&sqi=2&ved=0CAcQ_AUoAQ&biw=1188&bih=585

Eduardo Castrillo

1946: Peace talks resume in Nanjing between the Communists and the Nationalists

1948: In Indonesia, anti-Dutch leader Musso is killed while attempting to escape arrest
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Musso

1949: Birth of Kenichi Kato, Japanese actor
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0441369/

1952: Death of U Chit Hlaing, Burmese politician, born in 1879
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chit_Hlaing

NPG x150726; U Chit Hlaing

1955: Birth of Eduardo V. Manalo, Filipino religious leader, Executive Minister of Iglesia ni Cristo
http://theiglesianicristo.blogspot.fr/2015/06/brother-eduardo-v-manalo-brief-biography.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eduardo_V._Manalo

1956:Birth of Christopher de Leon, Filipino actor, director, producer, and politician
http://www.pinoystop.com/bio/celebrity-profile/762/christopher-de-leon-biography
http://waytofamous.com/9044-christopher-de-leon.html

1966: Birth of Annabella Lwin, Burmese singer-songwriter and Producer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Annabella_Lwin

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iv0e3WLjKEA

1967: Nguyen Van Thieu take oath of office as 1st President of South Vietnam 2nd Republic
http://www.biography.com/people/nguyen-van-thieu-9542460
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nguy%E1%BB%85n_V%C4%83n_Thi%E1%BB%87u#1967_presidential_election

1967-10-31-nguyen-van-thieu-president                 

1968: Dong Biwu succeeds Liu Shaoqi as acting president of the People’s Republic of China, up to January 17, 1975
http://en.chinaculture.org/focus/focus/cities/2011-06/07/content_416212.htm

1968: Citing progress with the Paris peace talks, US President Lyndon B. Johnson announces to the nation that he has ordered a complete cessation of « all air, naval, and artillery bombardment of North Vietnam » effective November 1
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/president-johnson-announces-bombing-halt

1970: South president Thieu vows to never accept a coalition government
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/thieu-vows-to-never-accept-a-coalition-government

1970: Birth of Nicky Wu, Taiwanese actor and martial arts expert
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nicky_Wu
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Nicky_Wu

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9kvY006YTYE

1975: After the Khmer Rouge victory in Cambodia, join communiqué between Khmer Republic and Thailand for a pacific coexistence between the two countries

1975: Death of SD Burman, Indian musician, born on October 1, 1906
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SD_Burman

1981: Birth of Selina (Jiaxuan) Ren, member of Taiwanese girl-group S.H.E
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Selina_Ren
http://yummycelebrities.com/2007/01/20/selina-ren-she/

1984: Indira Gandhi, PM since 1966 is assassinated by two of her Sikh security guards


http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/october/31/newsid_2464000/2464423.stm
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/bday/1119.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/31st-october-1984-prime-minister-indira-gandhi-was-assassinated
http://www.sikhtimes.com/bios_111284a.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vw15MYS9Lhg 

1990: Death of Aya Koda, Japanese writer, born on September 1, 1904
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aya_K%C5%8Dda

2000: Death of Watanabe Kazuki Japanese musician, born on April 7, 1981)
http://www.gulf.or.jp/~sera/hide/info/kazuki1.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kazuki_Watanabe_(musician)

2003: Death of Semmangudi Srinivasa Iyer, one of the greatest Carnatic vocalists of the twentieth century, born on July 25, 1908
http://www.frontline.in/static/html/fl2023/stories/20031121006913100.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TM2NQGoCBQs

2003: Mahathir bin Mohamad resigns as Prime Minister of Malaysia and is replaced by Deputy Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, marking an end to Mahathir’s 22 years in power
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/october/31/newsid_3722000/3722980.stm

2006: Death of Amrita Pritam, Pakistani-Indian author and poet, born on August 31 1919
http://www.theguardian.com/news/2005/nov/04/guardianobituaries.india
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/amrita-pritam-5432.php
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amrita_Pritam

Amrita Pritam

2008: Gen Toshio Tamogami, head of the Japanese air force is sacked after saying in an essay that the country was not an aggressor in World War II
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7702374.stm

2009: Death of Qian Xuesen, father of the Chinese nuclear bomb, born on  December 11, 1911
http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2009/nov/01/qian-xuesen-obituary
http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/evanosnos/2009/11/the-two-lives-of-qian-xuesen.html

2009: Death of former South Korean spy chief Lee Hu-rak, who brokered the signing  of a historic 1972 peace document with North Korea following a secret trip to  Pyongyang. He was 85
http://koreajoongangdaily.joins.com/news/article/Article.aspx?aid=2911987
http://www.latimes.com/local/obituaries/la-me-lee-hu-rak1-2009nov01-story.html

2010: Hundreds of Korean family members separated for  more than half a century by the Korean War embraced each other in tearful  reunions, a day after troops exchanged gunfire in the Demilitarized Zone  dividing the countries
http://edition.cnn.com/2010/WORLD/asiapcf/10/30/nkorea.skorea.reunions/
http://www.reuters.com/news/pictures/slideshow?articleId=USRTXU7J2#a=7

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aBzliVKI8ok

2010: NATO: Coalition Forces Kill Nearly 100 Afghan Insurgents. Five NATO  troops are injured in the fighting.

2012: Firebrand Japanese conservative Shintaro Ishihara, who resigned as governor of Tokyo, has become the leader of a small right-leaning party whose lawmakers have an average age of 73.5
http://english.sina.com/world/p/2012/1113/526180.html

2012: Myanmar rejects an offer by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations to open talks aimed at quelling deadly communal violence there, according to the regional bloc’s chief.
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/10/2012103161130375846.html

2014: Myanmar, government opens talks with Aung San Suu Kyi on peace, reconciliation and reforms
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Myanmar,-government-opens-talks-with-Aung-San-Suu-Kyi-on-peace,-reconciliation-and-reforms-32576.html
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/myanmar-moots-changing-constitution-barring-suu-kyi-presidency-0

2014: India pays low-key Gandhi tribute 30 years after assassination. No ministers of India’s new government attended the event honouring Gandhi, gunned down by Sikh bodyguards on October 31, 1984
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/india-pays-low-key-gandhi-tribute-30-years-after-assassination
http://www.sify.com/news/30-years-later-a-prime-ministers-assassination-recalled-news-columns-ok4oaudcdjieg.html

2014: India’s technology capital Bangalore will be formally known as Engaluru, eight years after the state first proposed the name change
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-29845215

2015 : Osaka mayor Toru Hashimoto’s new national party holds its inaugural ceremony with 18 Diet members from the embattled Japan Innovation Party
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2015/10/01/national/politics-diplomacy/hashimoto-matsui-launch-new-national-party-focused-osaka/#.WBY_KuRSNC8

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 31 October in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 31 OCTOBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on October 31, 2017

1814: Beginning of the Battle of Nalapani (up to November 30),  the first battle of Anglo-Nepalese War between the East India Company and Nepal  from 1814 to 1816.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Nalapani

1814-10-31 Nalapani

1874: Agreement between Japan and China respecting Formosa (Taiwan) after a Japanese military intervention on Taiwan

1946: Peace talks resume in Nanjing between the Communists and the Nationalists

1948: In Indonesia, anti-Dutch leader Musso is killed while attempting to escape arrest
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Musso

1968: Citing progress with the Paris peace talks, US President Lyndon B. Johnson announces to the nation that he has ordered a complete cessation of « all air, naval, and artillery bombardment of North Vietnam » effective November 1
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/president-johnson-announces-bombing-halt

1970: South president Thieu vows to never accept a coalition government
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/thieu-vows-to-never-accept-a-coalition-government

1975: After the Khmer Rouge victory in Cambodia, join communiqué between Khmer Republic and Thailand for a pacific coexistence between the two countries

2008: Gen Toshio Tamogami, head of the Japanese air force is sacked after saying in an essay that the country was not an aggressor in World War II
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7702374.stm

2010: Hundreds of Korean family members separated for  more than half a century by the Korean War embraced each other in tearful  reunions, a day after troops exchanged gunfire in the Demilitarized Zone  dividing the countries
http://edition.cnn.com/2010/WORLD/asiapcf/10/30/nkorea.skorea.reunions/
http://www.reuters.com/news/pictures/slideshow?articleId=USRTXU7J2#a=7

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aBzliVKI8ok

2010: NATO: Coalition Forces Kill Nearly 100 Afghan Insurgents. Five NATO  troops are injured in the fighting.

On 31 October in South Asian history

 

ON 31 OCTOBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on October 31, 2017

1814: Beginning of the Battle of Nalapani (up to November 30),  the first battle of Anglo-Nepalese War between the East India Company and Nepal  from 1814 to 1816.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Nalapani

1814-10-31 Nalapani

1875: Birth of Vallabhbhai Patel, political and social leader of India who played a major role in the country’s struggle for independence and guided its integration into a united, independent nation, who died on December 15, 1950.
http://www.14gaam.com/history-of-sardar-vallabhbhai-patel.htm

1876: A monster cyclone ravages India, resulting in over 200,000 human deaths

1883: Death of Swami Dayananda Saraswati, important Hindu religious scholar, founder of Arya Samaj, « Society of Nobles », a Hindu reform  movement, born on February 12, 1824
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dayananda_Saraswati

1925: Birth of Kotayya Pratyagatma, Indian film director who died on June 8, 2001
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0695581/

1975: Death of SD Burman, Indian musician, born on October 1, 1906
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SD_Burman

1984: Indira Gandhi, PM since 1966 is assassinated by two of her Sikh security guards


http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/october/31/newsid_2464000/2464423.stm
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/bday/1119.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/31st-october-1984-prime-minister-indira-gandhi-was-assassinated
http://www.sikhtimes.com/bios_111284a.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vw15MYS9Lhg 

1984-10-31-gandhi-assassinee-pf

2003: Death of Semmangudi Srinivasa Iyer, one of the greatest Carnatic vocalists of the twentieth century, born on July 25, 1908
http://www.in.com/semmangudi-srinivasa-iyer/biography-251211.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TM2NQGoCBQs

2006: Death of Amrita Pritam, Pakistani-Indian author and poet, born on August 31 1919
http://www.theguardian.com/news/2005/nov/04/guardianobituaries.india
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/amrita-pritam-5432.php
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amrita_Pritam

Amrita Pritam

2010: NATO: Coalition Forces Kill Nearly 100 Afghan Insurgents. Five NATO  troops are injured in the fighting.

2014: India pays low-key Gandhi tribute 30 years after assassination. No ministers of India’s new government attended the event honouring Gandhi, gunned down by Sikh bodyguards on October 31, 1984
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/india-pays-low-key-gandhi-tribute-30-years-after-assassination
http://www.sify.com/news/30-years-later-a-prime-ministers-assassination-recalled-news-columns-ok4oaudcdjieg.html

2014: India’s technology capital Bangalore will be formally known as Engaluru, eight years after the state first proposed the name change
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-29845215

On 31 October in Southeast Asian history

1967-10-31-nguyen-van-thieu-president

ON 31 OCTOBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on October 31, 2017

1922: Birth of King Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia who abdicated in 2004
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/norodom-sihanouk-5974.php
http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1E1-SihanoukN.html

SIHANOUK1

1942: Birth of Eduardo Castrillo, Filipino sculptor
http://lifestyle.inquirer.net/138769/castrillo-as-master-artist
https://www.google.fr/search?q=eduardo+castrillo&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=JDlxUsfHBOrV0QXQrYGACQ&sqi=2&ved=0CAcQ_AUoAQ&biw=1188&bih=585

Eduardo Castrillo

1948: In Indonesia, anti-Dutch leader Musso is killed while attempting to escape arrest
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Musso

1952: Death of U Chit Hlaing, Burmese politician, born in 1879
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chit_Hlaing

NPG x150726; U Chit Hlaing

1955: Birth of Eduardo V. Manalo, Filipino religious leader, Executive Minister of Iglesia ni Cristo
http://theiglesianicristo.blogspot.fr/2015/06/brother-eduardo-v-manalo-brief-biography.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eduardo_V._Manalo

1956:Birth of Christopher de Leon, Filipino actor, director, producer, and politician
http://www.pinoystop.com/bio/celebrity-profile/762/christopher-de-leon-biography
http://waytofamous.com/9044-christopher-de-leon.html

1966: Birth of Annabella Lwin, Burmese singer-songwriter and Producer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Annabella_Lwin

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iv0e3WLjKEA

1967: Nguyen Van Thieu take oath of office as 1st President of South Vietnam 2nd Republic
http://www.biography.com/people/nguyen-van-thieu-9542460
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nguy%E1%BB%85n_V%C4%83n_Thi%E1%BB%87u#1967_presidential_election

1967-10-31-nguyen-van-thieu-president         
1968: Citing progress with the Paris peace talks, US President Lyndon B. Johnson announces to the nation that he has ordered a complete cessation of « all air, naval, and artillery bombardment of North Vietnam » effective November 1
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/president-johnson-announces-bombing-halt

1970: South president Thieu vows to never accept a coalition government
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/thieu-vows-to-never-accept-a-coalition-government

1975: After the Khmer Rouge victory in Cambodia, join communiqué between Khmer Republic and Thailand for a pacific coexistence between the two countries

2003: Mahathir bin Mohamad resigns as Prime Minister of Malaysia and is replaced by Deputy Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, marking an end to Mahathir’s 22 years in power
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/october/31/newsid_3722000/3722980.stm

2012: Myanmar rejects an offer by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations to open talks aimed at quelling deadly communal violence there, according to the regional bloc’s chief.
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/10/2012103161130375846.html

2014: Myanmar, government opens talks with Aung San Suu Kyi on peace, reconciliation and reforms
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Myanmar,-government-opens-talks-with-Aung-San-Suu-Kyi-on-peace,-reconciliation-and-reforms-32576.html
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/myanmar-moots-changing-constitution-barring-suu-kyi-presidency-0

On 31 October in Japan’s history

ON 31 OCTOBER IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on October 31, 2017

1760: Birth of Katsushika Hokusai, Japanese painter, who died on May 10, 1849
http://www.katsushikahokusai.org/
http://www.andreas.com/hokusai.html
http://www.artcyclopedia.com/artists/hokusai_katsushika.html
http://www.google.fr/search?q=Katsushika+Hokusai&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&biw=1366&bih=594&tbm=isch&prmd=imvnso&source=lnms&ei=dbWtTtCUC6je4QS6idnWDg&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&ved=0CDAQ_AUoAQ

1806: Death of Utamaro Kitagawa, Japanese painter, born in1753
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Utamaro
https://www.google.fr/search?q=Utamaro+Kitagawa&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&prmd=imvnso&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=Dp2NULDVMYyHhQfzhoGYDQ&ved=0CAoQ_AUoAQ&biw=1140&bih=500

1817: Ayahito (Ninko), 120th Japanese Emperor is enthroned. He will die on 21 February 1846
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Ninko_of_Japan

1874: Engagement between Japan and China respecting Formosa (Taiwan) after a Japanese military intervention on Taiwan
http://www.taiwandocuments.org/1874treaty.htm

 1929: Birth of Yoshiki Iwama, Japanese screenwriter who died on June 13, 1999
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0412534/

1929: Birth of Fumio Watanabe, Japanese actor, who died on August 4, 2004
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0913796/

1949: Birth of Kenichi Kato, Japanese actor
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0441369/

1953: The movie “Gate of Hell” (Jigokumon), Palme d’Or award at the 1954 Cannes Film Festival, is released in Japan
http://hkmoviesarebest-areyouserious.blogspot.com/2008/04/jigokumon-gate-of-hell.html

1990: Death of Aya Koda, Japanese writer, born on September 1, 1904
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aya_K%C5%8Dda

2000: Death of Watanabe Kazuki Japanese musician, born on April 7, 1981)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kazuki_Watanabe
http://www.vbox7.com/play:f604a716?r=google

2008: Gen Toshio Tamogami, head of the Japanese air force is sacked after saying in an essay that the country was not an aggressor in World War II
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7702374.stm

2012: Firebrand Japanese conservative Shintaro Ishihara, who resigned as governor of Tokyo, has become the leader of a small right-leaning party whose lawmakers have an average age of 73.5
http://english.sina.com/world/p/2012/1113/526180.html
http://www.europe-solidaire.org/spip.php?page=article_impr&id_article=26775

2015 : Osaka mayor Toru Hashimoto’s new national party holds its inaugural ceremony with 18 Diet members from the embattled Japan Innovation Party
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2015/10/01/national/politics-diplomacy/hashimoto-matsui-launch-new-national-party-focused-osaka/#.WBY_KuRSNC8

On 31 October in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 31 OCTOBER IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on October 31, 2017

1864: Birth of Li Yuanhong, Chinese general and political figure during the Qing dynasty and the republican era, twice president of the Republic of China, who died on June 3, 1928
http://www.gwpda.org/bio/l/li.html

1874: Agreement between Japan and China respecting Formosa (Taiwan) after a Japanese military intervention on Taiwan

1887: Birth of Chiang Kai-shek, president of the Republic of China who died on April 5, 1975
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/chiang_kaishek.shtml
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/chiang-kai-shek-is-born

1916: Death of Huang Xing, Chinese revolutionary leader, militarist, and statesman, the first army commander-in-chief of the Republic of China. One of the founders of the Kuomintang (KMT) and the Republic of China, born on October 25, 1874
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Huang_Xing
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1946: Peace talks resume in Nanjing between the Communists and the Nationalists

1968: Dong Biwu succeeds Liu Shaoqi as acting president of the People’s Republic of China, up to January 17, 1975
http://en.chinaculture.org/focus/focus/cities/2011-06/07/content_416212.htm

1970: Birth of Nicky Wu, Taiwanese actor and martial arts expert
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nicky_Wu
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Nicky_Wu

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9kvY006YTYE

1981: Birth of Selina (Jiaxuan) Ren, member of Taiwanese girl-group S.H.E
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Selina_Ren
http://yummycelebrities.com/2007/01/20/selina-ren-she/

2009: Death of Qian Xuesen, father of the Chinese nuclear bomb, born on  December 11, 1911
http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2009/nov/01/qian-xuesen-obituary
http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/evanosnos/2009/11/the-two-lives-of-qian-xuesen.html

On 30 October in Asian history

ON 30 OCTOBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on October 30, 2017

758: Guangzhou (Canton) is sacked by Arab and Persian pirates

1218: Birth of the 85th Japanese emperor Chukyo, who died on June 18, 1235
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Chukyo

1226: Tran Thu Do, head of the Tran clan of Vietnam, forces Ly Hue Tong, the last emperor of the Ly dynasty, to commit suicide
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tr%E1%BA%A7n_Th%E1%BB%A7_%C4%90%E1%BB%99
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L%C3%BD_Hu%E1%BB%87_T%C3%B4ng

1502: Vasco da Gama returns to Calicut, India for the second time

1654: Death of the 110th Japanese emperor Go-Komyo (1643-1654), born on April 20, 1633
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Go-Komyo_of_Japan

1859: Rear Admiral Rigault de Genouilly quits his command in Annam (Vietnam) cheered by his soldiers
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Rigault_de_Genouilly

1883: Death of Dayananda Saraswati, Indian philosopher and scholar, born on February 12, 1824
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dayananda_Saraswati

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fqat4mBCp50

1887: Birth of Sukumar Ray, Bengali Writer who died on September 11, 1923
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sukumar_Ray
http://www.parabaas.com/translation/database/translations/essays/pZinia_sukumar.html

1909: Birth of Homi J. Bhabha, physicist, father of the Indian nuclear programme, who died on January 24, 1966
http://www.famousscientists.org/homi-jehangir-bhabha/
http://in.rediff.com/news/homi06.htm
http://www.mapsofindia.com/who-is-who/science-technology/homi-j-bhabha.html

homi-bhabha

1911: The Chinese emperor, Pu Yi, aged five, grants a new Constitutional monarchy constitution officially ending three centuries of the Manchu dynasty
https://history.state.gov/milestones/1899-1913/chinese-rev 

puyi-xuantong-1909-1912

1919 : Following the passage of Act No. 2871 of the Philippine Legislature, Governor-General Francis Burton Harrison restores the use of the Filipino Flag
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/718/today-in-philippine-history-october-30-1919-flag-day-was-declared-by-governorgeneral-francis-burton-harrison

1932: Birth of Barun De, Indian historian
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barun_De

1945: British Major General Hawthorn flies to Surabaya from Jakarta. Sukarno, Hatta, Mallaby, and Hawthorn sign a cease-fire. Five hours later British Brigadier
Mallaby is killed.  British bombard Surabaya as punishment, thousands are left dead or homeless
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Surabaya

1945: Death of Xian Xinghai, Chinese composer of “Yellow River”, born on June 13, 1905
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xian_Xinghai
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbUiBjzDRLt1YRFp1VMvRig

1949: Birth of Pramod Mahajan, Indian politician, who died on 3 May 2006 after been shot by his brother
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pramod_Mahajan

1951: Birth of Liu Xiaoqing, Chinese actress
http://www.english.rfi.fr/asia-pacific/20100513-chinas-liu-xiaoqing
http://www.danwei.org/magazines/liu_xiaoqing_billionaire_actre.php

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aKTPW7qV8dk

1954: In Pondicherry (India), for the last time, at 6 o’clock, as the sun sets, the French flag is lifted off the mast
http://www.thehindu.com/2005/07/26/stories/2005072605720200.htm
http://nitawriter.wordpress.com/2008/03/27/puducherry-is-quite-french/

1963: Death of U. Muthuramalingam Thevar, Indian politician, born on October 30, 1908
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/U._Muthuramalingam_Thevar

1963: During the Vietnam War, First massive attack of the National Liberation Front against Bien

1964: Tran Van Huong is appointed premier of South Vietnam
http://alchetron.com/Tran-Van-Huong-979624-W
http://en.citizendium.org/wiki/Tran_Van_Huong
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tr%E1%BA%A7n_V%C4%83n_H%C6%B0%C6%A1ng

tran-van-huong-2

1964: Birth of Humayun Kabir Dhali, Bangladeshi Writer & Journalist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Humayun_Kabir_Dhali

1965: During the Vietnam War, just miles from Da Nang, United States Marines repel an intense attack by wave after wave of Viet Cong forces,  killing 56 guerrillas
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/marines-repel-attack-near-da-nang#tdih-calendar

1969: Birth of Ha Hie-ra (Han Hee Ra), South Korean actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1141498/bio
http://star.koreandrama.org/?p=836

1969: Birth of Masanori Hikichi, Japanese composer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Masanori_Hikichi


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zFwHZQ88RUA

1970: In Vietnam, the worst monsoon to hit the area in six years causes large floods, kills 293, leaves 200,000 homeless and virtually halts the Vietnam War

1974: Death of Begum Akhtar, Indian singer, born on October 7, 1914
http://www.culturalindia.net/indian-music/indian-singers/begum-akhtar.html

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W65A2OgG8c0

1979: Birth of Yukie Nakama, Japanese actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0620090/
http://asianwiki.com/Yukie_Nakama
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yukie_Nakama


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YHAn4uZ_V7E

1981: Birth of Jun Ji-hyun, South Korean actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jun_Ji-hyun

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

1988: Sun Myung Moon, head of the Unification Church, concecrats the  marriage of 6,516 couples in Seoul
http://www.unification.org/rev_mrs_moon.html

1990: Death of V. Shantaram, Indian actor, director, and producer, born on November 18, 1901
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/V._Shantaram
http://chiloka.com/celebrity/v-shantaram#person_details

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QMy9lJO0-gY

2005: Death of Shamsher Singh Sheri, Indian communist leader, born in  1942
http://www.bannedthought.net/India/PeoplesMarch/PM1999-2006/archives/2005/nov-dec2k5/ks.htm

Shamsher Singh Sheri

2006: Death of Junji Kinoshita, Japanese playwright and scholar, born on August 2, 1914
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Junji_Kinoshita
http://www.shakespeare-company.net/english/president-s-essay/a-word-or-two-on-mr-junji-kinoshita/

Junji Kinoshita

2009: South Korea announces its decision to dispatch military forces  to Afghanistan to augment Korean civilian operations, but said the troops would be strictly noncombat. Korea will send about 300 troops and police officers

2009: Taiwan’s President Ma Ying-jeou calls on China to withdraw  missiles targeting the island to ensure peace between the two former bitter  rivals

2012: Death of Samina Raja, Pakistani poet, born on September 11, 1961

http://dawn.com/news/760521/
http://tribune.com.pk/story/458817/poet-samina-raja-passes-away/

Samina Raja

2013: In a rare crossing to North, a group of South Korean lawmake rs cross the fortified border into North Korea to visit a jointly run industrial park that recently re-opened after military tensions caused a five-month closure.
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/s-korean-mps-make-rare-crossing-north-0

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 30 October in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 30 OCTOBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on October 30, 2017

758: Guangzhou (Canton) is sacked by Arab and Persian pirates

1226: Tran Thu Do, head of the Tran clan of Vietnam, forces Ly Hue Tong, the last emperor of the Ly dynasty, to commit suicide
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tr%E1%BA%A7n_Th%E1%BB%A7_%C4%90%E1%BB%99
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L%C3%BD_Hu%E1%BB%87_T%C3%B4ng

1859: Rear Admiral Rigault de Genouilly quits his command in Annam (Vietnam) cheered by his soldiers
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Rigault_de_Genouilly

1945: British Major General Hawthorn flies to Surabaya from Jakarta. Sukarno, Hatta, Mallaby, and Hawthorn sign a cease-fire. Five hours later Mallaby is killed.  British bombard Surabaya as punishment, thousands are left dead or homeless
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Surabaya

1954: In Pondicherry (India), for the last time, at 6 o’clock, as the sun sets, the French flag is lifted off the mast
http://www.thehindu.com/2005/07/26/stories/2005072605720200.htm
http://nitawriter.wordpress.com/2008/03/27/puducherry-is-quite-french/

1963: During the Vietnam War, First massive attack of the National Liberation Front against Bien

1965: During the Vietnam War, just miles from Da Nang, United States Marines repel an intense attack by wave after wave of Viet Cong forces,  killing 56 guerrillas
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/marines-repel-attack-near-da-nang#tdih-calendar

2009: South Korea announces its decision to dispatch military forces  to Afghanistan to augment Korean civilian operations, but said the troops would be strictly noncombat. Korea will send about 300 troops and police officers

2009: Taiwan’s President Ma Ying-jeou calls on China to withdraw  missiles targeting the island to ensure peace between the two former bitter  rivals

2013: In a rare crossing to North, a group of South Korean lawmakers cross the fortified border into North Korea to visit a jointly run industrial park that recently re-opened after military tensions caused a five-month closure.
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/s-korean-mps-make-rare-crossing-north-0

 

On 30 October in South Asian history

ON 30 OCTOBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on October 30, 2017

1502: Vasco da Gama returns to Calicut, India for the second time

1883: Death of Dayananda Saraswati, Indian philosopher and scholar, born on February 12, 1824
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dayananda_Saraswati

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fqat4mBCp50

1887: Birth of Sukumar Ray, Bengali Writer who died on September 11, 1923
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sukumar_Ray
http://www.parabaas.com/translation/database/translations/essays/pZinia_sukumar.html

1909: Birth of Homi J. Bhabha, a physicist, father of the Indian nuclear programme, who died on January 24, 1966
http://in.rediff.com/news/homi06.htm
http://www.mapsofindia.com/who-is-who/science-technology/homi-j-bhabha.html

homi-bhabha

1932: Birth of Barun De, Indian historian
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barun_De

1949: Birth of Pramod Mahajan, Indian politician, who died on 3 May 2006 after been shot by his brother
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pramod_Mahajan

1954: In Pondicherry (India), for the last time, at 6 o’clock, as the sun sets, the French flag is lifted off the mast
http://www.thehindu.com/2005/07/26/stories/2005072605720200.htm
http://nitawriter.wordpress.com/2008/03/27/puducherry-is-quite-french/

1963: Death of U. Muthuramalingam Thevar, Indian politician, born on October 30, 1908
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/U._Muthuramalingam_Thevar

1964: Birth of Humayun Kabir Dhali, Bangladeshi Writer & Journalist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Humayun_Kabir_Dhali

1974: Death of Begum Akhtar, Indian singer, born on October 7, 1914
http://www.culturalindia.net/indian-music/indian-singers/begum-akhtar.html

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W65A2OgG8c0

1990: Death of V. Shantaram, Indian actor, director, and producer, born on November 18, 1901
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/V._Shantaram
http://chiloka.com/celebrity/v-shantaram#person_details

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QMy9lJO0-gY

2005: Death of Shamsher Singh Sheri, Indian communist leader, born in  1942
http://www.bannedthought.net/India/PeoplesMarch/PM1999-2006/archives/2005/nov-dec2k5/ks.htm

Shamsher Singh Sheri

2012: Death of Samina Raja, Pakistani poet, born on September 11, 1961
http://dawn.com/news/760521/
http://tribune.com.pk/story/458817/poet-samina-raja-passes-away/

Samina Raja

On 30 October in Southeast Asian history

ON 30 OCTOBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on October 30, 2017

1226: Tran Thu Do, head of the Tran clan of Vietnam, forces Ly Hue Tong, the last emperor of the Ly dynasty, to commit suicide
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tr%E1%BA%A7n_Th%E1%BB%A7_%C4%90%E1%BB%99
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L%C3%BD_Hu%E1%BB%87_T%C3%B4ng

1859: Rear Admiral Rigault de Genouilly quits his command in Annam (Vietnam) cheered by his soldiers
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Rigault_de_Genouilly

1945: British Major General Hawthorn flies to Surabaya from Jakarta. Sukarno, Hatta, Mallaby, and Hawthorn sign a cease-fire. Five hours later British Brigadier Mallaby is killed.  British bombard Surabaya as punishment, thousands are left dead or homeless
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Surabaya

1964: Tran Van Huong is appointed premier of South Vietnam
http://alchetron.com/Tran-Van-Huong-979624-W
http://en.citizendium.org/wiki/Tran_Van_Huong
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tr%E1%BA%A7n_V%C4%83n_H%C6%B0%C6%A1ng

tran-van-huong-2

1965: During the Vietnam War, just miles from Da Nang, United States Marines repel an intense attack by wave after wave of Viet Cong forces,  killing 56 guerrillas
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/marines-repel-attack-near-da-nang#tdih-calendar

1970: In Vietnam, the worst monsoon to hit the area in six years causes large floods, kills 293, leaves 200,000 homeless and virtually halts the Vietnam War