Daily Archives: 2 octobre 2017

On 2 October in Asian history

ON 2 OCTOBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on October 2, 2017

222: Birth of Trieu Thi Trinh, Vietnam’s Warrior Lady
http://www.badassoftheweek.com/index.cgi?id=72264235774
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/vietnam/p/Lady-Trieu-Vietnam.htm?nl=1

1678: Death of General Wu Sangui who invited Manchus to China, but died trying to expel them
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wu_Sangui

1775: Death of Chiyo-ni, Japanese poet. She was born in 1703
http://www.oldpondcomics.com/chiyoni.html
https://wkdhaikutopics.blogspot.fr/2007/03/chiyo-ni.html

1869: Birth of Mohandas Gandhi, Indian politician and spiritual leader (Father of India), assassinated on January 30, 1948

http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/2nd-october-1869-mahatma-gandhi-the-father-of-the-nation-is-born
https://www.biography.com/people/mahatma-gandhi-9305898
http://www.sscnet.ucla.edu/southasia/History/Gandhi/gandhi.html
http://www.mkgandhi.org/main.htm

1887: Birth of Prince Asaka Yasuhito, commanding officer in the taking and massacre of Nanjing but never charged. Died on 13 April 1981
http://madmonarchist.blogspot.fr/2014/04/royal-profile-prince-yasuhiko-asaka-of.html http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=63305004

1904: Birth of Lal Bahadur Shastri (Indian 3rd Prime Minister (1964-1966), who died on January 11, 1966
http://www.liveindia.com/freedomfighters/LalBahadurShastri.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lal_Bahadur_Shastri

1906: Death of Ravi Varma, Indian painter, born April 29, 1948
http://www.indianartcircle.com/arteducation/ravi.shtml
http://www.cyberkerala.com/rajaravivarma/

Ravi Varma

1920: The Chinese sign an agreement with the Russo-Asiatic Bank, largely French and Russian controlled, which will oversee the Chinese Eastern Railway, but give local supervision to China

1938: Birth of Wahid Murad (Waheed Murad), Pakistani film actor and director, who died on November 23, 1983
http://anisshakur.tripod.com/id31.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c059LrHxHPc

1939: Birth of Yoshisada Sakaguchi, Japanese actor
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=5037

1943: Japanese troops leave Kolombangara, Solomon Island

1944 : Death of Julian Felipe, composer of the Philippine National Anthem, born on January 28, 1861
http://himig.com.ph/features/28-julian-felipe

1946: Birth of General Sonthi Boonyaratglin, who led the coup against prime minister Thaksin and became president of the Thailand Council for National Security
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sonthi_Boonyaratglin
http://www.nationmultimedia.com/opinion/Sonthi-wont-be-allowed-to-take-coup-secrets-to-the-30178925.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/5361932.stm

1949: Soviet Union recognizes the new People’s Republic of China

1950: Birth of Persis Khambatta, Indian model and actress, who died on August 18, 1998
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Persis_Khambatta

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

1952: Birth of Wahed Wafa, Afghan singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wahed_Wafa

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DSecCEYD5lg

1957: For the first time, Japan is elected as a member of the United Nations Security Council

1960: Death of Claro M. Recto, Filipino nationalist, born on February 8, 1890
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Claro_M._Recto

1962: Birth of Aziz M. Osman, Malaysian actor and director
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aziz_M._Osman
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0530789/bio

1973: Birth of Miako Tadano, Japanese actress
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Tadano_Miako

1974: Death of Nurul Amin, a prominent Bengali leader of Pakistan’s Muslim League, Prime Minister and vice-president, born on July 15, 1893
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/person.asp?perid=P083

1975: Showa Tenno Hirohito, the 124th Japanese monarch along an imperial line dating back to 660 BC, emperor during the World War II, is welcomed by President Gerald Ford

1975-10-02 Ford Hirohito

1975: Death of Kumaraswami Kamaraj, Indian politician, born on July 15, 1903
http://www.bookrags.com/biography/kumaraswami-kamaraj/

1978: Birth of Ayumi Hamasaki, Japanase actress
http://yummycelebrities.com/2006/08/16/ayumi-hamasaki/

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

1980: Death of General John Lionel Kotelawala, third Prime Minister of Sri Lanka (1953-1956), born on 4 April 1897
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Kotelawala

1986: Sikhs attempt to assassinate Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi
http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/attempt-to-assassinate-prime-minister-rajiv-gandhi-exposes-chinks-in-his-security-armour/1/348942.html
http://articles.latimes.com/1986-10-08/news/mn-4827_1_indira-gandhi

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pby8kpQcThk

1988: Pakistan’s Supreme Court orders free elections

1990: A Chinese airline Boeing 737-247 is hijacked; after landing at Guangzhou, it crashes into two airliners on the ground, killing 132 people
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xiamen_Airlines_Flight_8301
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9466.html

2007: President Roh Moo-hyun of South Korea walks across the Military Demarcation Line into North Korea on his way to the second Inter-Korean Summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Il
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inter-Korean_Summit
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7023079.stm

2008: The US senate approves a landmark deal that re-establishes bilateral nuclear co-operation with India ending a 30-year ban on US nuclear trade
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/americas/2008/10/20081021212400686.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7647689.stm

2008: South Korean actress and model Choi Jin-sil, known as ‘the nation’s actress’, born on December 24, 1968, commits suicide
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/7648156.stm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-6NquA91TeA<

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oax_3Gl_eA4&NR=1

2009: A court in Myanmar rejects an appeal by detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi against her continued house arrest
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2009/10/200910242658453599.html

2012: Death of Nguyen Chi Thien, Vietnamese dissident poet, born on February 27, 1939
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-19819794
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nguyen_Chi_Thien

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jfZ6v-2viXI

2012: Obtaining permission to publish a newspaper in Malaysia, where the print media are dominated by government-linked publications, becomes easier after a court ruled that the right to freedom of expression includes the right to publish and is a fundamental liberty
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/03/world/asia/malaysian-court-rules-that-publishing-a-newspaper-is-a-basic-right.html?ref=asia

2012: One of India’s most prominent anti-corruption campaigners, Arvind Kejriwal, launches a new political party aiming to tap into a rich seam of public anger against the graft-tainted government

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/india/9581361/Indian-anti-corruption-party-launched.html
http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20121002-375086.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-19796415

2013: One of Vietnam’s best-known dissidents, Le Quoc Quan, is sentenced to 30 months in jail for tax evasion.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-24361701
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Hanoi:-30-months-in-prison-sentence-for-the-Catholic-lawyer-Le-Quoc-Quan-29173.html

2014: Vietnamese Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong arrived in Seoul yesterday afternoon, beginning a four-day state visit to the Republic of Korea (RoK) at the invitation of President Park Geun-hye
http://vietnamnews.vn/politics-laws/260845/party-general-secretary-begins-rok-visit-to-enhance-relations.html

2014: A meeting of Nobel Peace Prize laureates, due to be held in Cape Town, is cancelled after South Africa refused the Dalai Lama a visa
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-29467665 http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/africaandindianocean/southafrica/11136795/Nobel-Peace-Summit-cancelled-after-Dalai-Lama-refused-visa.html

 

Holidays and observances

India: Gandhi’s birthday-related observances

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 2 October in Asian history

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 2 October in Asian history

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

Updated on October 2, 2017

1943: Japanese troops leave Kolombangara, Solomon Island

1949: Soviet Union recognizes the new People’s Republic of China

1957: For the first time, Japan is elected as a member of the United Nations Security Council

1986: Sikhs attempt to assassinate Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi
http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/attempt-to-assassinate-prime-minister-rajiv-gandhi-exposes-chinks-in-his-security-armour/1/348942.html
http://articles.latimes.com/1986-10-08/news/mn-4827_1_indira-gandhi

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pby8kpQcThk

1990: A Chinese airline Boeing 737-247 is hijacked; after landing at Guangzhou, it crashes into two airliners on the ground, killing 132 people
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xiamen_Airlines_Flight_8301
http://lishi.huisongshu.com/en.php/HisMain/9466

2007: President Roh Moo-hyun of South Korea walks across the Military Demarcation Line into North Korea on his way to the second Inter-Korean Summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Il
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inter-Korean_Summit

2008: The US senate approves a landmark deal that re-establishes bilateral nuclear co-operation with India ending a 30-year ban on US nuclear trade
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/americas/2008/10/20081021212400686.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7647689.stm

 

On 2 October in South Asian history

ON 2 OCTOBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on October 2, 2017

1869: Birth of Mohandas Gandhi, Indian politician and spiritual leader (Father of India), assassinated on January 30, 1948

http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/2nd-october-1869-mahatma-gandhi-the-father-of-the-nation-is-born
https://www.biography.com/people/mahatma-gandhi-9305898
http://www.sscnet.ucla.edu/southasia/History/Gandhi/gandhi.html
http://www.mkgandhi.org/main.htm

1904: Birth of Lal Bahadur Shastri (Indian 3rd Prime Minister (1964-1966), who died on January 11, 1966
http://www.liveindia.com/freedomfighters/LalBahadurShastri.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lal_Bahadur_Shastri

1906: Death of Ravi Varma, Indian painter, born April 29, 1948
http://www.indianartcircle.com/arteducation/ravi.shtml
http://www.cyberkerala.com/rajaravivarma/

Ravi Varma

1938: Birth of Wahid Murad (Waheed Murad), Pakistani film actor and director, who died on November 23, 1983
http://anisshakur.tripod.com/id31.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c059LrHxHPc

1950: Birth of Persis Khambatta, Indian model and actress, who died on August 18, 1998
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Persis_Khambatta

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

1952: Birth of Wahed Wafa, Afghan singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wahed_Wafa

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DSecCEYD5lg

1974: Death of Nurul Amin, a prominent Bengali leader of Pakistan’s Muslim League, Prime Minister and vice-president, born on July 15, 1893
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/person.asp?perid=P083

1975: Death of Kumaraswami Kamaraj, Indian politician, born on July 15, 1903
http://www.bookrags.com/biography/kumaraswami-kamaraj/

1980: Death of General John Lionel Kotelawala, third Prime Minister of Sri Lanka (1953-1956), born on 4 April 1897
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Kotelawala

1986: Sikhs attempt to assassinate Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi
http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/attempt-to-assassinate-prime-minister-rajiv-gandhi-exposes-chinks-in-his-security-armour/1/348942.html
http://articles.latimes.com/1986-10-08/news/mn-4827_1_indira-gandhi

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pby8kpQcThk

1988: Pakistan’s Supreme Court orders free élections

2008: The US senate approves a landmark deal that re-establishes bilateral nuclear co-operation with India ending a 30-year ban on US nuclear trade
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/americas/2008/10/20081021212400686.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7647689.stm

2011: The killer of Afghan peace envoy Burhanuddin Rabbani was a Pakistani, a statement from Afghanistan’s presidential palace says
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2011/10/2011102152428178377.html
http://edition.cnn.com/2011/10/02/travel/afghanistan-pakistan-assassination/index.html?hpt=ias_c1

2012: One of India’s most prominent anti-corruption campaigners, Arvind Kejriwal, launches a new political party aiming to tap into a rich seam of public anger against the graft-tainted government
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/india/9581361/Indian-anti-corruption-party-launched.html
http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20121002-375086.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-19796415

2014: A meeting of Nobel Peace Prize laureates, due to be held in Cape Town, is cancelled after South Africa refused the Dalai Lama a visa
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-29467665 http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/africaandindianocean/southafrica/11136795/Nobel-Peace-Summit-cancelled-after-Dalai-Lama-refused-visa.html

 

Holidays and observances

India: Gandhi’s birthday-related observances

On 2 October in Southeast Asian history

On 2 October in Southeast Asian history

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

Updated on October 2, 2017

222: Birth of Trieu Thi Trinh, Vietnam’s Warrior Lady

http://asianhistory.about.com/od/vietnam/p/Lady-Trieu-Vietnam.htm?nl=1                                  http://www.pocanticohills.org/womenenc/trinh.htm

1944 : Death of Julian Felipe, composer of the Philippine National Anthem, born on January 28, 1861
http://himig.com.ph/features/28-julian-felipe

1946: Birth of General Sonthi Boonyaratglin, who led the coup against prime minister Thaksin and became president of the Thailand Council for National Security

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

http://www.nationmultimedia.com/opinion/Sonthi-wont-be-allowed-to-take-coup-secrets-to-the-30178925.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/5361932.stm

1960: Death of Claro M. Recto, Filipino nationalist, born on February 8, 1890
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Claro_M._Recto

1962: Birth of Aziz M. Osman, Malaysian actor and director
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aziz_M._Osman
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0530789/bio

2009: A court in Myanmar rejects an appeal by detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi against her continued house arrest
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2009/10/200910242658453599.html

2012: Death of Nguyen Chi Thien, Vietnamese dissident poet, born on February 27, 1939

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-19819794

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

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jfZ6v-2viXI

2012: Obtaining permission to publish a newspaper in Malaysia, where the print media are dominated by government-linked publications, becomes easier after a court ruled that the right to freedom of expression includes the right to publish and is a fundamental liberty
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/03/world/asia/malaysian-court-rules-that-publishing-a-newspaper-is-a-basic-right.html?ref=asia

2013: One of Vietnam’s best-known dissidents, Le Quoc Quan, is sentenced to 30 months in jail for tax evasion.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-24361701
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Hanoi:-30-months-in-prison-sentence-for-the-Catholic-lawyer-Le-Quoc-Quan-29173.html

2014: Vietnamese Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong arrives in Seoul, beginning a four-day state visit to the Republic of Korea (RoK) at the invitation of President Park Geun-hye
http://vietnamnews.vn/politics-laws/260845/party-general-secretary-begins-rok-visit-to-enhance-relations.html

On 2 October in Japan’s history

On 2 October in Japan’s history

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

Updated on October 2, 2017

1775: Death of Chiyo-ni, Japanese poet. She was born in 1703

http://www.oldpondcomics.com/chiyoni.html
https://wkdhaikutopics.blogspot.fr/2007/03/chiyo-ni.html

1887: Birth of Prince Asaka Yasuhito, commanding officer in the taking and massacre of Nanjing but never charged. Died on 13 April 1981
http://madmonarchist.blogspot.fr/2014/04/royal-profile-prince-yasuhiko-asaka-of.html http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=63305004

1939: Birth of Yoshisada Sakaguchi, Japanese actor
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=5037

1943: Japanese troops leave Kolombangara, Solomon Island

1957: For the first time, Japan is elected as a member of the United Nations Security Council

1973: Birth of Miako Tadano, Japanese actress
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Tadano_Miako

1975: Showa Tenno Hirohito, the 124th Japanese monarch along an imperial line dating back to 660 BC, emperor during the World War II, is welcomed by President Gerald Ford

1975-10-02 Ford Hirohito

1978: Birth of Ayumi Hamasaki, Japanase actress
http://yummycelebrities.com/2006/08/16/ayumi-hamasaki/

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

 

On 2 October in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

On 2 October in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

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

Updated on October 2, 2017

1678: Death of General Wu Sangui who invited Manchus to China against Ming dynasty, but died trying to expel them
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wu_Sangui

1920: The Chinese sign an agreement with the Russo-Asiatic Bank, largely French and Russian controlled, which will oversee the Chinese Eastern Railway, but give local supervision to China

1949: Soviet Union recognizes the new People’s Republic of China

1990: A Chinese airline Boeing 737-247 is hijacked; after landing at Guangzhou, it crashes into two airliners on the ground, killing 132 people
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xiamen_Airlines_Flight_8301
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9466.html

2014: A meeting of Nobel Peace Prize laureates, due to be held in Cape Town, is cancelled after South Africa refused the Dalai Lama a visa
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-29467665 http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/africaandindianocean/southafrica/11136795/Nobel-Peace-Summit-cancelled-after-Dalai-Lama-refused-visa.html