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On 6 October in Asian history

 

1976-10-06

ON 6 OCTOBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on October 6, 2017

23: Rebels kill and decapitate the Xin Dynasty emperor Wang Mang two days after the capital Chang’an is sacked during a peasant rebellion.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L%C3%BClin
http://www.hyperhistory.com/online_n2/people_n2/ppersons2_n2/wangmang.html

618: Wang Shichong decisively defeats Li Mi at the Battle of Yanshi, during the transition from Sui to Tang civil war
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wang_Shichong
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Li_Mi_(Sui_dynasty)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Yanshi

1552: Birth of Matteo Ricci, an Italian missionary who lived in Goa (India) from 1578 to 1583, then in China up to his death in Beijing on May 11, 1610
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matteo_Ricci
http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/13034a.htm

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mav-rG-z3O4

1661: Death of guru Har Rai, seventh Sikh guru, born on January 16, 1630
http://www.sikhs.org/guru7.htm

1762: End of The Battle of Manila during the Seven Years’ War (known as the French and Indian War in the United States), between the Kingdom of Great Britain and the Kingdom of Spain in and around Manila, the capital of the Philippines, a Spanish colony at that time
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Manila_(1762)

1879: During the Second Afghan War, battle of Charasiab
http://britishbattles.com/second-afghan-war/charasiab.htm
http://maiwandday.blogspot.fr/2015/01/the-british-army-at-charasiab-october.html

1879-10-06-battle-of-chariasad

1883: Death of Dục Đức, Vietnamese emperor during 3 days, born in 1852
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/D%E1%BB%A5c_%C4%90%E1%BB%A9c

1893: Birth of Meghnad Saha, Indian astrophysicist, astronomer, and academic who died on February 16, 1956
http://scientistsinformation.blogspot.fr/2010/01/meghnad-saha-1893-1956.html
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/meghnad-saha.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/6th-october-1893-meghnad-saha-indian-astrophysicist-is-born

1896: Filipino nationalist Jose Rizal is arrested en route to Cuba via Spain and imprisoned in Barcelona before to be send to Manila
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1296/today-in-philippine-history-october-6-1896-rizal-was-taken-from-montjuich-castle-to-a-ship-to-sail-back-to-manila

1916: Birth of Chiang Wei-kuo (Wego Chiang) from a Japanese mother, adopted son of Chiang Kai-shek and politician who died on September 22, 1997
http://www.shanghai1937.com/a-chinese-in-the-german-wehrmacht/

1918: Birth of Goh Keng Swee, the « economic architect » of Singapore who died on May 14, 2010
http://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/infopedia/articles/SIP_662_2005-01-11.html

goh-keng-swee

1928: War-torn China is reunited under the Nationalist leader Chiang Kai-Shek who takes the title of Generalissimo (Chairman of the National Military Council) of the Nationalist Government of the Republic of China (ROC)

1931: Birth of Lee Man-hui, Korean film writer
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0497802/

1935: Birth of Charito Solis, Filipino actress, who died on January 9, 1998
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charito_Solis
http://www.kabayancentral.com/video/lvn/cplvnnb.html

1937: The League of Nations condemns the Japanese aggression against China

1939: End of the Battle of Changsha, which started on September 17, the first attempt by Japan to take the city of Changsha, China, during the second Sino-Japanese War
http://www.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=Battle%20of%20Changsha%20(1939)&item_type=topic&sr=50

1939-10-06-end-of-battle-of-changsha

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

1946: Birth of Vinod Khanna, Indian actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vinod_Khanna

1949: Iva Toguri D’Aquino is sentenced to 10 years in prison and fined $10,000 for war crimes. The conviction was for being Japanese wartime broadcaster « Tokyo Rose. »
https://www.biography.com/news/toyko-rose-iva-toguri-facts

1950: In China, a campaign against the counterrevolutionaries is launched

1950: Battle of Markham Gartok, during the invasion of the Tibet by China

1951: Malayan Races Liberation Army (MRLA) ambushes and kills British High Commissioner Sir Henry Gurney
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Gurney

1955: Ghulam Mohammad, the governor-general of Pakistan is replaced by Iskander Mirza
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/person.asp?perid=P012
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/person.asp?perid=P015

1966: Soviet Union orders all Russian students in China to leave the country

1970: South Vietnamese forces withdraw from Cambodia after a three-month operation
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/south-vietnamese-forces-withdraw-from-cambodia

1972: Birth of Ko So-young, South Korean actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ko_So-young
http://www.hancinema.net/korean_Ko_So-young.php

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pwe6FK4LS_U

1972: Birth of Ryu Shi-won, South Korean actor and singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ryu_Shi-won

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0cU6oLCe7QQ

1976: New Premier Hua Guofeng orders the arrest of the Gang of Four and associates and ends the Cultural Revolution in the People’s Republic of China.
http://www.dhahranbritish.com/history/A14_gang4.htm

http://chineseposters.net/themes/gang-of-four.php
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gang_of_Four


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=unuGt6Bq2io

1976: Birth of Barbie Hsu, Taiwanese actress and singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barbie_Hsu

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KxNo1Mw6Wso

1976: Massacre of students gathering at Thammasat University in Bangkok, to protest the return of ex-dictator Thanom by a coalition of right-wing paramilitary and government forces, triggering the return of the military to government. The 1974 constitution is abolished
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/6_October_1976_Massacre                                                                     http://www.zenjournalist.org/2013/03/11/confidential-british-cable-on-the-october-1976-thammasat-massacre-and-coup/?goback=%2Egde_2343547_member_221516588

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1982: Birth of Meiyang Chаng, Indian actor, singer, anchor and dancer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meiyang_Ch%D0%B0ng

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eTpwk8koqCc

1983: In India, after serious attack by Sikh nationalists against police and Hindu people, the state of Punjab is put under direct control of the central government

1988: Birth of Maki Horikita, Japanese model and actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maki_Horikita


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j9MEYS-i1t4&feature=related

1993: In Pakistan’s elections, Benazir Bhutto, the leader of the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), captures the most seats in the nation’s Parliament, thus she will be Prime Minister for the second time (her first tenure was from 1988-1990)
http://www.dawn.com/news/802238/an-overview-of-1993-general-elections-a-pile-of-dirty-linen
http://www.ipu.org/parline-e/reports/arc/2241_93.htm

1998 : the Philippine Supreme Court reverses a 1993 lower court decision sentencing former First Lady Imelda Marcos to a maximum 12-year jail term and perpetual disqualification from public office, based on insufficiency of evidence
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1297/today-in-philippine-history-october-6-1998-the-supreme-court-reversed-imelda-marcos-sentence

1999: Former Khmer Rouge leader Ta Mok is arrested. He will die on July 21, 2006
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/5128664.stm

2000: In Taiwan, Chang Chun-hsiung is appointed prime minister for the first time (up to February 1, 2002)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chang_Chun-hsiung

2008: Kim Ji-hoo, South Korean actor and model commits suicide, born on April 5, 1985
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kim_Ji-hoo
http://www.dramabeans.com/2008/10/model-kim-ji-hoo-commits-suicide/

2009: Death of W.S. Rendra, Indonesian poet
http://www.thejakartaglobe.com/archive/obituary-farewell-ws-rendra-poet-playwright-and-father-of-indonesian-theater/
http://nanang-publicity.blogspot.fr/2009/08/w-s-rendra-indonesia-famous-poet-died.html

2010: The European Union and South Korea sign a free-trade deal which could double trade between them and trigger more calls among Asian states for such pacts with the 27-nation bloc
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/europe/2010/10/2010106171132814988.html

2012: New People’s Army regional chief Benjamin Mendoza and three other suspected insurgents are arrested outside their hideout in suburban Quezon City
http://asiancorrespondent.com/90420/communist-rebel-leader-captured-in-philippines/

2013: China cautions the United States, Australia and Japan not to use their alliance as an excuse to intervene in territorial disputes in the East China Sea and South China Sea, and urges them to refrain from inflaming regional tensions
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/china-warns-us-japan-australia-not-gang-sea-disputes

2013: Chinese President Xi Jinping says a senior envoy from self-ruled Taiwan that a political solution to a standoff over sovereignty lasting more than six decades cannot be postponed forever, drawing a cool, non-committal response
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/china%E2%80%99s-xi-says-political-solution-taiwan-can%E2%80%99t-wait-forever

2015: Japanese physicist Takaaki Kajita is named a co-recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physics 6 for the discovery of oscillations in atmospheric neutrinos, which indicate that the elusive subatomic particles have mass
http://www.nobelprize.org/mediaplayer/index.php?id=2565

2015: Around 2,000 protesters at Hong Kong University march to support academic freedom as fears grow that Beijing is interfering in the city’s education system
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/hong-kong-university/2173034.html?cx_tag=similar#cxrecs_s
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/hong-kong-university-protest-over-academic-freedoms

2016: Thai university commemorates 40th anniversary of massacre
https://asiancorrespondent.com/2016/10/thai-uni-40th-anniversary-massacre/
http://www.khaosodenglish.com/life/arts/2016/10/06/thammasat-massacre-relived-40-years-arts-culture/

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 6 October in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 6 OCTOBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on October 6, 2017

23: Rebels kill and decapitate the Xin Dynasty emperor Wang Mang two days after the capital Chang’an is sacked during a peasant rebellion.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L%C3%BClin
http://www.hyperhistory.com/online_n2/people_n2/ppersons2_n2/wangmang.html

1762: End of The Battle of Manila during the Seven Years’ War (known as the French and Indian War in the United States), between the Kingdom of Great Britain and the Kingdom of Spain in and around Manila, the capital of the Philippines, a Spanish colony at that time

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Manila_(1762)

1879: During the Second Afghan War, battle of Charasiab
http://britishbattles.com/second-afghan-war/charasiab.htm
http://maiwandday.blogspot.fr/2015/01/the-british-army-at-charasiab-october.html

1879-10-06-battle-of-chariasad

1928: War-torn China is reunited under the Nationalist leader Chiang Kai-Shek who takes the title of Generalissimo (Chairman of the National Military Council) of the Nationalist Government of the Republic of China (ROC)

1937: The League of Nations condemns the Japanese aggression against China

1939: End of the Battle of Changsha, which started on September 17, the first attempt by Japan to take the city of Changsha, China, during the second Sino-Japanese War
http://www.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=Battle%20of%20Changsha%20(1939)&item_type=topic&sr=50

1939-10-06-end-of-battle-of-changsha

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

1949: Iva Toguri D’Aquino is sentenced to 10 years in prison and fined $10,000 for war crimes. The conviction was for being Japanese wartime broadcaster « Tokyo Rose. »
http://womenshistory.about.com/library/bio/blbio_toguri_iva.htm

1950: Battle of Markham Gartok, during the invasion of the Tibet by China

1951: Malayan Races Liberation Army (MRLA) ambushes and kills British High Commissioner Sir Henry Gurney
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Gurney

1970: South Vietnamese forces withdraw from Cambodia after a three-month operation
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/south-vietnamese-forces-withdraw-from-cambodia

1976: Massacre of students gathering at Thammasat University in Bangkok, to protest the return of ex-dictator Thanom by a coalition of right-wing paramilitary and government forces, triggering the return of the military to government. The 1974 constitution is abolished
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/6_October_1976_Massacre                                                                     http://www.zenjournalist.org/2013/03/11/confidential-british-cable-on-the-october-1976-thammasat-massacre-and-coup/?goback=%2Egde_2343547_member_221516588

1976-10-06

 

2012: New People’s Army regional chief Benjamin Mendoza and three other suspected insurgents are arrested outside their hideout in suburban Quezon City
http://asiancorrespondent.com/90420/communist-rebel-leader-captured-in-philippines/

2013: China cautions the United States, Australia and Japan not to use their alliance as an excuse to intervene in territorial disputes in the East China Sea and South China Sea, and urges them to refrain from inflaming regional tensions
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/china-warns-us-japan-australia-not-gang-sea-disputes

On 6 October in South Asian history

ON 6 OCTOBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on October 6, 2017

1661: Death of guru Har Rai, seventh Sikh guru, born on January 16, 1630
http://www.sikhs.org/guru7.htm

1879: During the Second Afghan War, battle of Charasiab
http://britishbattles.com/second-afghan-war/charasiab.htm
http://maiwandday.blogspot.fr/2015/01/the-british-army-at-charasiab-october.html

1879-10-06-battle-of-chariasad

1893: Birth of Meghnad Saha, Indian astrophysicist, astronomer, and academic who died on February 16, 1956
http://scientistsinformation.blogspot.fr/2010/01/meghnad-saha-1893-1956.html
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/meghnad-saha.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/6th-october-1893-meghnad-saha-indian-astrophysicist-is-born

1946: Birth of Vinod Khanna, Indian actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vinod_Khanna

1950: Battle of Markham Gartok, during the invasion of the Tibet by China

1955: Ghulam Mohammad, the governor-general of Pakistan is replaced by Iskander Mirza
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/person.asp?perid=P012
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/person.asp?perid=P015

1982: Birth of Meiyang Chаng, Indian actor, singer, anchor and dancer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meiyang_Ch%D0%B0ng

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eTpwk8koqCc

1983: In India, after serious attack by Sikh nationalists against police and Hindu people, the state of Punjab is put under direct control of the central government

1993: In Pakistan’s elections, Benazir Bhutto, the leader of the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), captures the most seats in the nation’s Parliament, thus she will be Prime Minister for the second time (her first tenure was from 1988-1990)
http://www.dawn.com/news/802238/an-overview-of-1993-general-elections-a-pile-of-dirty-linen
http://www.ipu.org/parline-e/reports/arc/2241_93.htm

 

On 6 October in Southeast Asian history

1976-10-06

ON 6 OCTOBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on October 6, 2017

1762: End of The Battle of Manila during the Seven Years’ War (known as the French and Indian War in the United States), between the Kingdom of Great Britain and the Kingdom of Spain in and around Manila, the capital of the Philippines, a Spanish colony at that time
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Manila_(1762)

1883: Death of Dục Đức, Vietnamese emperor during 3 days, born in 1852
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/D%E1%BB%A5c_%C4%90%E1%BB%A9c

1896: Filipino nationalist Jose Rizal is arrested en route to Cuba via Spain and imprisoned in Barcelona before to be send to Manila
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1296/today-in-philippine-history-october-6-1896-rizal-was-taken-from-montjuich-castle-to-a-ship-to-sail-back-to-manila

1918: Birth of Goh Keng Swee, the « economic architect » of Singapore who died on May 14, 2010
http://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/infopedia/articles/SIP_662_2005-01-11.html
http://news.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Singapore/Story/A1Story20100517-216700.html

goh-keng-swee

1935: Birth of Charito Solis, Filipino actress, who died on January 9, 1998
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charito_Solis
http://www.kabayancentral.com/video/lvn/cplvnnb.html

1951: Malayan Races Liberation Army (MRLA) ambushes and kills British High Commissioner Sir Henry Gurney
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Gurney

1970: South Vietnamese forces withdraw from Cambodia after a three-month operation
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/south-vietnamese-forces-withdraw-from-cambodia

1976: Massacre of students gathering at Thammasat University in Bangkok, to protest the return of ex-dictator Thanom by a coalition of right-wing paramilitary and government forces, triggering the return of the military to government. The 1974 constitution is abolished
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/6_October_1976_Massacre                                                                     http://www.zenjournalist.org/2013/03/11/confidential-british-cable-on-the-october-1976-thammasat-massacre-and-coup/?goback=%2Egde_2343547_member_221516588

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1998 : the Philippine Supreme Court reverses a 1993 lower court decision sentencing former First Lady Imelda Marcos to a maximum 12-year jail term and perpetual disqualification from public office, based on insufficiency of evidence
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1297/today-in-philippine-history-october-6-1998-the-supreme-court-reversed-imelda-marcos-sentence

1999: Former Khmer Rouge leader Ta Mok is arrested. He will die on July 21, 2006
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/5128664.stm

2009: Death of W.S. Rendra, Indonesian poet
http://www.thejakartaglobe.com/archive/obituary-farewell-ws-rendra-poet-playwright-and-father-of-indonesian-theater/
http://nanang-publicity.blogspot.fr/2009/08/w-s-rendra-indonesia-famous-poet-died.html

2012: New People’s Army regional chief Benjamin Mendoza and three other suspected insurgents were arrested in the early hours of Saturday outside their hideout in suburban Quezon City
http://asiancorrespondent.com/90420/communist-rebel-leader-captured-in-philippines/

On 6 October in Japan’s history

ON 6 OCTOBER IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on October 6, 2017

1916: Birth of Chiang Wei-kuo (Wego Chiang) from a Japanese mother, adopted son of Chiang Kai-shek and politician who died on September 22, 1997
http://www.shanghai1937.com/a-chinese-in-the-german-wehrmacht/

1937: The League of Nations condemns the Japanese aggression against China

1939: End of the Battle of Changsha, which started on September 17, the first attempt by Japan to take the city of Changsha, China, during the second Sino-Japanese War
http://www.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=Battle%20of%20Changsha%20(1939)&item_type=topic&sr=50

1939-10-06-end-of-battle-of-changsha

1949: Iva Toguri D’Aquino is sentenced to 10 years in prison and fined $10,000 for war crimes. The conviction was for being Japanese wartime broadcaster « Tokyo Rose. »
http://womenshistory.about.com/library/bio/blbio_toguri_iva.htm

Iva Toguri

1988: Birth of Maki Horikita, Japanese model and actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maki_Horikita


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j9MEYS-i1t4&feature=related

2013: China cautions the United States, Australia and Japan not to use their alliance as an excuse to intervene in territorial disputes in the East China Sea and South China Sea, and urges them to refrain from inflaming regional tensions
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/china-warns-us-japan-australia-not-gang-sea-disputes

2015: Japanese physicist Takaaki Kajita is named a co-recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physics 6 for the discovery of oscillations in atmospheric neutrinos, which indicate that the elusive subatomic particles have mass
http://the-japan-news.com/news/article/0002474816
http://www.nobelprize.org/mediaplayer/index.php?id=2565

On 6 October in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

1939-10-06-end-of-battle-of-changsha

ON 6 OCTOBER IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on October 6, 2017

23: Rebels kill and decapitate the Xin Dynasty emperor Wang Mang two days after the capital Chang’an is sacked during a peasant rebellion.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L%C3%BClin
http://www.hyperhistory.com/online_n2/people_n2/ppersons2_n2/wangmang.html

618: Wang Shichong decisively defeats Li Mi at the Battle of Yanshi, during the transition from Sui to Tang civil war
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wang_Shichong
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Li_Mi_(Sui_dynasty)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Yanshi

1552: Birth of Matteo Ricci, an Italian missionary who lived in Goa (India) from 1578 to 1583, then in China up to his death in Beijing on May 11, 1610
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matteo_Ricci
http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/13034a.htm

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mav-rG-z3O4

1916: Birth of Chiang Wei-kuo (Wego Chiang) from a Japanese mother, adopted son of Chiang Kai-shek and politician who died on September 22, 1997
http://www.shanghai1937.com/a-chinese-in-the-german-wehrmacht/

1928: War-torn China is reunited under the Nationalist leader Chiang Kai-Shek who takes the title of Generalissimo (Chairman of the National Military Council) of the Nationalist Government of the Republic of China (ROC)

1937: The League of Nations condemns the Japanese aggression against China

1939: End of the Battle of Changsha, which started on September 17, the first attempt by Japan to take the city of Changsha, China, during the second Sino-Japanese War
http://www.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=Battle%20of%20Changsha%20(1939)

1939-10-06-end-of-battle-of-changsha

1950: In China, a campaign against the counterrevolutionaries is launched

1950: Battle of Markham Gartok, during the Chinese military intervention in Tibet by China

1966: Soviet Union orders all Russian students in China to leave the country

1976: New Premier Hua Guofeng orders the arrest of the Gang of Four and associates and ends the Cultural Revolution in the People’s Republic of China.
http://www.dhahranbritish.com/history/A14_gang4.htm

http://chineseposters.net/themes/gang-of-four.php
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gang_of_Four


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=unuGt6Bq2io

1976: Birth of Barbie Hsu, Taiwanese actress and singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barbie_Hsu

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KxNo1Mw6Wso

2000: In Taiwan, Chang Chun-hsiung is appointed prime minister for the first time (up to February 1, 2002)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chang_Chun-Hsiung

2013: China cautions the United States, Australia and Japan not to use their alliance as an excuse to intervene in territorial disputes in the East China Sea and South China Sea, and urges them to refrain from inflaming regional tensions
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/china-warns-us-japan-australia-not-gang-sea-disputes

2013: Chinese President Xi Jinping says a senior envoy from self-ruled Taiwan that a political solution to a standoff over sovereignty lasting more than six decades cannot be postponed forever, drawing a cool, non-committal response
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/china%E2%80%99s-xi-says-political-solution-taiwan-can%E2%80%99t-wait-forever

2015: Around 2,000 protesters at Hong Kong University march to support academic freedom as fears grow that Beijing is interfering in the city’s education system
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/hong-kong-university/2173034.html?cx_tag=similar#cxrecs_s
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/hong-kong-university-protest-over-academic-freedoms