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On 3 October in Asian history

1950-10-03-maryang-san-battle

ON 3 OCTOBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on October 3, 2017

2333 BC: Legendary founding of the Chosun (Gojoseon) kingdom by Tangun (Dangun Wanggeom) during the reign of the Chinese Emperor Yao (Korean Foundation Day)
http://www.lifeinkorea.com/information/tangun.cfm

1207: Death of Chinese poet Xin Qiji, born on May 28, 1140
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xin_Qiji
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/sunday/now-and-then/%E8%BE%9B%E5%BC%83%E7%96%BE-Xin-Qiji-11401207-Lyric-poet-and-patriot/shdaily.shtml

Xin Qiji

1605: Chinese uprising on Philippines leads to the Tondo/Quiapo massacre in which 23.000 Chinese are killed
http://www.laguna.gov.ph/content/remembering-chinese-massacres-laguna-1603-and-1639
http://homepage.ntu.edu.tw/~borao/2Profesores/massacre.pdf
https://books.google.fr/books?id=7qY7kovkWWkC&pg=PT154&lpg=PT154&dq=Tondo+and+Quiapo+Chinese+massacre&source=bl&ots=9o0SV9iA6T&sig=tI6oBzwptAvTka1lxMNxC-fvE70&hl=fr&sa=X&ved=0CFUQ6AEwCGoVChMI9r7R48CkyAIVAkgaCh2vKwvt#v=onepage&q=Tondo%20and%20Quiapo%20Chinese%20massacre&f=false

1678: The Taj Mahal, an architectural masterpiece in Agra (India) is completed after 22 years’work
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taj_Mahal

1683: The Qing Dynasty naval commander Shi Lang reaches Taiwan (under the Kingdom of Tungning) to receive the formal surrender of Zheng Keshuang and Liu Guoxuan after the Battle of Penghu
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shi_Lang
http://www.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=Zheng%20Keshuang&item_type=topic

1804: Birth of Townsend Harris, 1st U.S. Consul to Japan who died in 1878
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Townsend_Harris

1893: Conference of Bangkok in which French and British delimit their zones of influence in Far East. Siam renounces to any claim on the left bank of Mekong
http://countrystudies.us/thailand/17.htm

1899: Birth of the Yamaguchi Kayo, Japanese painter, who died on March 3, 1984
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kayo_Yamaguchi
http://www.momak.go.jp/English/exhibitionArchive/2012/395.html
https://www.google.fr/search?q=Yamaguchi+Kayo&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&prmd=imvns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=2QJrUNu8GoG2hQfszIC4Bw&ved=0CAoQ_AUoAQ&biw=1140&bih=519

Yamaguchi kayo

1903: Birth of Taiwanese painter Lan Yin-ting, who died in 1979
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ran_In-ting
https://www.google.fr/search?q=lan+yinding&biw=1138&bih=523&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ved=0CB8QsARqFQoTCNKCvp3KpMgCFcW2GgodCqoDjw 

Lan Yin-ting

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://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FntSVKXs2KY

1938: Birth of Michiko Hamamura, Japanese actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1062344/

1943: Japanese organize « Giyugun » (local defense forces) for Sumatra and Java. The force for Java is called PETA (Pembela Tanah Air)

1943-10-03 Fondation PETA

1949: Birth of J. P. Dutta, Indian Bollywood film director
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J._P._Dutta


http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x9z2rc_j-p-dutta-on-why-he-made-border_shortfilms

1950: Indonesian troops Offensive on Ambon (South Moluccas) which will be taken on November 3 after separatists proclaimed independence

1950: During the Korean War, the First Battle of Maryang San, primarily pitting Australian and British forces against communist China, begins
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Battle_of_Maryang_San
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:First_Battle_of_Maryang_San

1950-10-03-maryang-san-battle

1956: Birth of Toshihiro Hirano, Japanese film director
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0386185/

1957: Birth of Tomoko Hoshino, Japanese actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0395981/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R7CVw-GP0hI

1958: Birth of Chen Yanyin, Chinese sculptor
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chen_Yanyin
http://www.artlinkart.com/en/artist/wrk_sr/dc5ix

Chen Yanyin

1967: During the Vietnam War, first US bombing close to the Chinese border
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/operation-wallowa-commences

1969: Birth of Japanese musician Tetsuya Ogawa
http://everything2.com/title/Tetsuya+Ogawa

1971: Soviet president Nicolaï Podgorny visits North Vietnam

1972: Birth of Kim Joo-hyuk, South Korean actor
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Kim_Joo_Hyuk

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sMEbto4yb7g

1973: Birth of Keiko Agena, Japanese-American actress
http://www.gilmoregirls.org/keiko.html


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uTQg2u5IP68

1983: Birth of Hiroki Suzuki, Japanese actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hiroki_Suzuki
http://asianmediawiki.com/Hiroki_Suzuki

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6SP-KPf6CJ0

1984: Birth of Yoon Eun-hye, Korean actress
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Yoon_Eun_Hye

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sLk5YDJ556Q

1995: Death of Ma. Po. Si., Indian author and politician, born on July 26, 1906
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ma._Po._Si.

1997: In Japan, an experimental magnetically levited train, the MLX01, set a world record when it reached 279 mph on a test track (the best record will be on December 2, 2003 with 361 mph (581 km/h)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IPduAYKk_6I

1999: Death of Akio Morita, co-founder of Sony Corp
http://www.nytimes.com/1999/10/04/business/akio-morita-co-founder-of-sony-and-japanese-business-leader-dies-at-78.html?pagewanted=all&src=pm

2002: James Kelly, US under secretary of state, in charge of Asia, makes his first visit in Pyongyang under George Bush leadership

2006: Death of Filipino bishop Alberto Ramento, stabbed to death in his house
http://www.anglicannews.org/news/2006/10/filipino-bishop-alberto-ramento-found-stabbed-to-death.aspx

2007: Death of M.N. Vijayan, Indian writer, orator, and academic, born on June 8, 1930
http://www.mainstreamweekly.net/article386.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M._N._Vijaya

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1vsnxa1kf04

2008: US government announces plans to sell about $6.5bn of weaponry to Taiwan. The sale includes 30 Apache attack helicopters, 330 Patriot missiles and 32 Harpoon submarine-launched missiles
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/americas/2008/10/200810441758391690.html

2012: Death of Abdul Haq Ansari, Indian theologian and scholar, born on September 1, 1931
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abdul_Haq_Ansari
http://www.radianceweekly.com/330/9568/news—we-can-use-appearance-overpowers-even-the-truth/2012-10-28/personality/story-detail/dr-abdul-haq-ansari-a-kind-teacher-an-ideological-researcher–a-captivating-purifier-of-souls.html

2013: Former Philippines President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo among others is charged with plunder ay for allegedly stealing P900 million from the Malampaya Fund meant for impoverished victims of back-to-back storms in 2009
http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/500161/arroyo-3-cabinet-men-charged-with-plunder

2013: Chinese President Xi Jinping makes history in Indonesia by becoming the first foreign leader to address the democratic country’s Parliament
http://asiancorrespondent.com/114022/china-president-makes-historic-speech-in-indonesia/

2013: The United States and Japan agree to boost regional military surveillance amid territorial tensions with China and nuclear and missile threats from North Korea. Defense officials also welcomed Japan playing a larger role in its own national defense

2014: In a decision likely to anger China, the US is partly lifting a 40-year ban on arms sales to former foe Vietnam to help boost defences in the tense South China Sea
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/us-lifts-40-year-arms-ban-boost-vietnam-sea-defence http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2014/10/us-partly-lifts-arms-embargo-vietnam-2014103233416624.html

2014: Indonesian riot police fires tear gas during clashes with hundreds of rock-pelting Islamic hardliners protesting against Jakarta’s incoming Christian Chinese governor
http://thejakartaglobe.beritasatu.com/news/jakarta/fpi-members-riot-jakarta-city-council-non-muslim-governor/

2014: India and the United States agree to step up cooperation in maritime security to ensure freedom of navigation, at a time when China has shown its willingness to exert naval pressure over its territorial claims in the East and South China seas

2015: Death of Muhammad Nawaz Khan, Pakistani historian and author, born on November 23, 1943
http://tribune.com.pk/story/967374/historian-muhammad-nawaz-khan-passes-away/
https://en.wiki2.org/wiki/Muhammad_Nawaz_Khan_(author)

2015: Afghan troops recapture the center of the strategic northern city of Kunduz on amid fierce clashes with Taliban militants, three days after losing the provincial capital in a humbling defeat for Kabul and its U.S. allies
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/10/01/us-afghanistan-attack-idUSKCN0RU07Y20151001

2016: Japanese microbiologist Yoshinori Ohsumi wins the 2016 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for his work on cell autophagy, a process that helps the body remove unwanted proteins
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2016/10/03/world/japanese-microbiologist-yoshinori-ohsumi-wins-nobel-prize-in-medicine-for-autophagy-research/#.V_LLlYVOI2w
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/news/2016-10/03/content_15505130.html

2016: New churches or temples not allowed in Brunei
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/new-churches-or-temples-not-allowed-brunei#sthash.CAWglOel.dpuf

 

Holidays and observances

South Korea : National Foundation Day (Gaecheonjeol)

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 3 October in Asian history

 

1950-10-03-maryang-san-battle

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 3 OCTOBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on October 3, 2017

1605: Chinese uprising on Philippines leads to the Tondo/Quiapo massacre in which 23.000 Chinese are killed
http://www.laguna.gov.ph/content/remembering-chinese-massacres-laguna-1603-and-1639
http://homepage.ntu.edu.tw/~borao/2Profesores/massacre.pdf
https://books.google.fr/books?id=7qY7kovkWWkC&pg=PT154&lpg=PT154&dq=Tondo+and+Quiapo+Chinese+massacre&source=bl&ots=9o0SV9iA6T&sig=tI6oBzwptAvTka1lxMNxC-fvE70&hl=fr&sa=X&ved=0CFUQ6AEwCGoVChMI9r7R48CkyAIVAkgaCh2vKwvt#v=onepage&q=Tondo%20and%20Quiapo%20Chinese%20massacre&f=false

1683: The Qing Dynasty naval commander Shi Lang reaches Taiwan (under the Kingdom of Tungning) to receive the formal surrender of Zheng Keshuang and Liu Guoxuan after the Battle of Penghu
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shi_Lang
http://history.cultural-china.com/en/34History6473.html
http://www.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=Zheng%20Keshuang&item_type=topic

1893: Conference of Bangkok in which French and British delimit their zone of influence in Far East. Siam renounces to any claim on the left bank of Mékong

1943: Japanese organize « Giyugun » (local defense forces) for Sumatra and Java. The force for Java is called PETA (Pembela Tanah Air)

1943-10-03 Fondation PETA

1950: Indonesian troops Offensive on Ambon (South Moluccas) which will be taken on November 3 after separatists proclaimed independence

1950: During the Korean War, the First Battle of Maryang San, primarily pitting Australian and British forces against communist China, begins
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Battle_of_Maryang_San
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:First_Battle_of_Maryang_San

1950-10-03-maryang-san-battle

1967: During the Vietnam War, first US bombing close to the Chinese border
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/operation-wallowa-commences

1971: Soviet president Nicolaï Podgorny visits North Vietnam

2002: James Kelly, US under secretary of state, in charge of Asia, makes his first visit in Pyongyang under George Bush leadership

2008: US government announces plans to sell about $6.5bn of weaponry to Taiwan. The sale includes 30 Apache attack helicopters, 330 Patriot missiles and 32 Harpoon submarine-launched missiles
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/americas/2008/10/200810441758391690.html
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2008-10/04/content_10148477.htm

2012: Chinese government ships entered territorial waters off disputed Tokyo-controlled islands for the second straight day, Japanese coastguards said.
http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20121003-375346.html

2013: Chinese President Xi Jinping makes history in Indonesia by becoming the first foreign leader to address the democratic country’s Parliament
http://asiancorrespondent.com/114022/china-president-makes-historic-speech-in-indonesia/

2013: Discussions over proposals to expand the American military’s presence in the Philippines failed to reach a deal
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/philippines-fails-reach-deal-us-over-increased-military-presence
http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/asia/372903/philippines-says-deal-on-wider-us-role-needs-more-work

2013: The United States and Japan agree to boost regional military surveillance amid territorial tensions with China and nuclear and missile threats from North Korea. Defense officials also welcomed Japan playing a larger role in its own national defense.
http://www.state.gov/r/pa/prs/ps/2013/10/215070.htm

2014: In a decision likely to anger China, the US is partly lifting a 40-year ban on arms sales to former foe Vietnam to help boost defences in the tense South China Sea http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/us-lifts-40-year-arms-ban-boost-vietnam-sea-defence http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2014/10/us-partly-lifts-arms-embargo-vietnam-2014103233416624.html

2014: India and the United States have agreed to step up cooperation in maritime security to ensure freedom of navigation, at a time when China has shown its willingness to exert naval pressure over its territorial claims in the East and South China seas
http://www.asianewsnet.net/India-US-to-work-together-to-boost-maritime-securi-65346.html

2015: Afghan troops recapture the center of the strategic northern city of Kunduz on amid fierce clashes with Taliban militants, three days after losing the provincial capital in a humbling defeat for Kabul and its U.S. allies
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/10/01/us-afghanistan-attack-idUSKCN0RU07Y20151001

On 3 October in South Asian history

ON 3 OCTOBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on October 3, 2017

1678: The Taj Mahal, an architectural masterpiece in Agra (India) is completed after 22 years’work
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taj_Mahal

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://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FntSVKXs2KY

1949: Birth of J. P. Dutta, Indian Bollywood film director
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J._P._Dutta


http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x9z2rc_j-p-dutta-on-why-he-made-border_shortfilms

1995: Death of Ma. Po. Si., Indian author and politician, born on July 26, 1906
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ma._Po._Si.

2007: Death of M.N. Vijayan, Indian writer, orator, and academic, born on June 8, 1930
http://www.mainstreamweekly.net/article386.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M._N._Vijayan

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1vsnxa1kf04

2012: Death of Abdul Haq Ansari, Indian theologian and scholar, born on September 1, 1931
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abdul_Haq_Ansari
http://www.radianceweekly.com/330/9568/news—we-can-use-appearance-overpowers-even-the-truth/2012-10-28/personality/story-detail/dr-abdul-haq-ansari-a-kind-teacher-an-ideological-researcher–a-captivating-purifier-of-souls.html

2014: India and the United States have agreed to step up cooperation in maritime security to ensure freedom of navigation, at a time when China has shown its willingness to exert naval pressure over its territorial claims in the East and South China seas
http://www.asianewsnet.net/India-US-to-work-together-to-boost-maritime-securi-65346.html

2015: Death of Muhammad Nawaz Khan, Pakistani historian and author, born on November 23, 1943
http://tribune.com.pk/story/967374/historian-muhammad-nawaz-khan-passes-away/
https://en.wiki2.org/wiki/Muhammad_Nawaz_Khan_(author)

2015: Afghan troops recapture the center of the strategic northern city of Kunduz amid fierce clashes with Taliban militants, three days after losing the provincial capital in a humbling defeat for Kabul and its U.S. allies
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/10/01/us-afghanistan-attack-idUSKCN0RU07Y20151001

On 3 October in Southeast Asian history

1943-10-03 Fondation PETA

ON 3 OCTOBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on October 3, 2017

1605: Chinese uprising on Philippines leads to the Tondo/Quiapo massacre in which 23.000 Chinese are killed
http://www.laguna.gov.ph/content/remembering-chinese-massacres-laguna-1603-and-1639
http://homepage.ntu.edu.tw/~borao/2Profesores/massacre.pdf
https://books.google.fr/books?id=7qY7kovkWWkC&pg=PT154&lpg=PT154&dq=Tondo+and+Quiapo+Chinese+massacre&source=bl&ots=9o0SV9iA6T&sig=tI6oBzwptAvTka1lxMNxC-fvE70&hl=fr&sa=X&ved=0CFUQ6AEwCGoVChMI9r7R48CkyAIVAkgaCh2vKwvt#v=onepage&q=Tondo%20and%20Quiapo%20Chinese%20massacre&f=false

1893: Conference of Bangkok in which French and British delimit their zones of influence in Far East. Siam renounces to any claim on the left bank of Mékong river

1943: Japanese organize « Giyugun » (local defense forces) for Sumatra and Java. The force for Java is called PETA (Pembela Tanah Air)

1943-10-03 Fondation PETA

1950: Indonesian troops Offensive on Ambon (South Moluccas) which will be taken on November 3 after separatists proclaimed independence

1967: During the Vietnam War, first US bombing close to the Chinese border
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/operation-wallowa-commences

1971: Soviet president Nicolaï Podgorny visits North Vietnam

1990: Birth of Rhian Denise Ramos, Filipina actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhian_Denise_Ramos

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=51C7l_g0n7I

2006: Death of Filipino bishop Alberto Ramento, stabbed to death in his house
http://www.anglicannews.org/news/2006/10/filipino-bishop-alberto-ramento-found-stabbed-to-death.aspx

2013: Former Philippines President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo among others is charged with plunder ay for allegedly stealing P900 million from the Malampaya Fund meant for impoverished victims of back-to-back storms in 2009.
http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/500161/arroyo-3-cabinet-men-charged-with-plunder

2013: Chinese President Xi Jinping makes history in Indonesia by becoming the first foreign leader to address the democratic country’s Parliament
http://asiancorrespondent.com/114022/china-president-makes-historic-speech-in-indonesia/

2014: In a decision likely to anger China, the US is partly lifting a 40-year ban on arms sales to former foe Vietnam to help boost defences in the tense South China Sea
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/us-lifts-40-year-arms-ban-boost-vietnam-sea-defence http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2014/10/us-partly-lifts-arms-embargo-vietnam-2014103233416624.html

2014: Indonesian riot police fires tear gas during clashes with hundreds of rock-pelting Islamic hardliners protesting against Jakarta’s incoming Christian Chinese governor
http://thejakartaglobe.beritasatu.com/news/jakarta/fpi-members-riot-jakarta-city-council-non-muslim-governor/

2016: New churches or temples not allowed in Brunei
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/new-churches-or-temples-not-allowed-brunei#sthash.CAWglOel.dpuf

 

On 3 October in Japan’s history

ON 3 OCTOBER IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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

Updated on October 3, 2017

1804: Birth of Townsend Harris, 1st U.S. Consul to Japan who died in 1878
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Townsend_Harris

1899: Birth of the Yamaguchi Kayo, Japanese painter, who died on March 3, 1984
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kayo_Yamaguchi
http://www.momak.go.jp/English/exhibitionArchive/2012/395.html
https://www.google.fr/search?q=Yamaguchi+Kayo&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&prmd=imvns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=2QJrUNu8GoG2hQfszIC4Bw&ved=0CAoQ_AUoAQ&biw=1140&bih=519

Yamaguchi kayo

1938: Birth of Michiko Hamamura, Japanese actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1062344/

1943: Japanese organize « Giyugun » (local defense forces) for Sumatra and Java. The force for Java is called PETA (Pembela Tanah Air)

1943-10-03 Fondation PETA

1956: Birth of Toshihiro Hirano, Japanese film director
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0386185/

1957: Birth of Tomoko Hoshino, Japanese actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0395981/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R7CVw-GP0hI

1969: Birth of Japanese musician Tetsuya Ogawa
http://everything2.com/title/Tetsuya+Ogawa

1973: Birth of Keiko Agena, Japanese-American actress
http://www.keikoagena.com/bio/
http://www.gilmoregirls.org/keiko.html


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uTQg2u5IP68

1983: Birth of Hiroki Suzuki, Japanese actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hiroki_Suzuki
http://asianmediawiki.com/Hiroki_Suzuki

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6SP-KPf6CJ0

1997: In Japan, an experimental magnetically levited train, the MLX01, set a world record when it reached 279 mph on a test track (the best record will be on December 2, 2003 with 361 mph (581 km/h)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IPduAYKk_6I

1999: Death of Akio Morita, co-founder of Sony Corp
http://www.nytimes.com/1999/10/04/business/akio-morita-co-founder-of-sony-and-japanese-business-leader-dies-at-78.html?pagewanted=all&src=pm

2012: Chinese government ships entered territorial waters off disputed Tokyo-controlled islands for the second straight day, Japanese coastguards said.
http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20121003-375346.html

2013: The United States and Japan agree to boost regional military surveillance amid territorial tensions with China and nuclear and missile threats from North Korea. Defense officials also welcomed Japan playing a larger role in its own national defense.
http://www.state.gov/r/pa/prs/ps/2013/10/215070.htm

2016: Japanese microbiologist Yoshinori Ohsumi wins the 2016 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for his work on cell autophagy, a process that helps the body remove unwanted proteins
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2016/10/03/world/japanese-microbiologist-yoshinori-ohsumi-wins-nobel-prize-in-medicine-for-autophagy-research/#.V_LLlYVOI2w
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/news/2016-10/03/content_15505130.html

 

On 3 October in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

1950-10-03-maryang-san-battle

ON 3 OCTOBER IN CHINESE HISTORY INCLUDING TAIWAN

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

Updated on October 3, 2017

1207: Death of Chinese poet Xin Qiji, born on May 28, 1140
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xin_Qiji
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/sunday/now-and-then/%E8%BE%9B%E5%BC%83%E7%96%BE-Xin-Qiji-11401207-Lyric-poet-and-patriot/shdaily.shtml

Xin Qiji

1605: Chinese uprising on Philippines leads to the Tondo/Quiapo massacre in which 23.000 Chinese are killed
http://www.laguna.gov.ph/content/remembering-chinese-massacres-laguna-1603-and-1639
http://homepage.ntu.edu.tw/~borao/2Profesores/massacre.pdf
https://books.google.fr/books?id=7qY7kovkWWkC&pg=PT154&lpg=PT154&dq=Tondo+and+Quiapo+Chinese+massacre&source=bl&ots=9o0SV9iA6T&sig=tI6oBzwptAvTka1lxMNxC-fvE70&hl=fr&sa=X&ved=0CFUQ6AEwCGoVChMI9r7R48CkyAIVAkgaCh2vKwvt#v=onepage&q=Tondo%20and%20Quiapo%20Chinese%20massacre&f=false

1683: The Qing Dynasty naval commander Shi Lang reaches Taiwan (under the Kingdom of Tungning) to receive the formal surrender of Zheng Keshuang and Liu Guoxuan after the Battle of Penghu
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shi_Lang
http://www.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=Zheng%20Keshuang&item_type=topic

 1903: Birth of Taiwanese painter Lan Yin-ting, who died in 1979
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ran_In-ting
https://www.google.fr/search?q=lan+yinding&biw=1138&bih=523&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ved=0CB8QsARqFQoTCNKCvp3KpMgCFcW2GgodCqoDjw

 Lan Yin-ting

1950: During the Korean War, the First Battle of Maryang San, primarily pitting Australian and British forces against communist China, begins
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Battle_of_Maryang_San
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:First_Battle_of_Maryang_San

1950-10-03-maryang-san-battle

1958: Birth of Chen Yanyin, Chinese sculptor
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chen_Yanyin
http://www.artlinkart.com/en/artist/wrk_sr/dc5ix

Chen Yanyin

1967: During the Vietnam War, first US bombing close to the Chinese border
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/operation-wallowa-commences

2008: US government announces plans to sell about $6.5bn of weaponry to Taiwan. The sale includes 30 Apache attack helicopters, 330 Patriot missiles and 32 Harpoon submarine-launched missiles
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/americas/2008/10/200810441758391690.html

2012: Chinese government ships entered territorial waters off disputed Tokyo-controlled islands for the second straight day, Japanese coastguards said.
http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20121003-375346.html

2013: Chinese President Xi Jinping makes history in Indonesia by becoming the first foreign leader to address the democratic country’s Parliament
http://asiancorrespondent.com/114022/china-president-makes-historic-speech-in-indonesia/