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On 12 October in Asian history

ON 12 0CTOBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on October 12, 2017

1008: Birth of the 68th Japanese Emperor Go-Ichijo (1016-1036), died on 15 May 1036
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Go-Ichijo

1240: Birth of Trần Thánh Tông, emperor of Vietnam (then Đại Việt) who died on July 3, 1290
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tr%E1%BA%A7n_Th%C3%A1nh_T%C3%B4ng
http://www.poemhunter.com/tran-thanh-tong/biography/

tran-thanh-tong

1279: Nichiren, a Japanese Buddhist monk founder of Nichiren Buddhism, inscribes the Dai-Gohonzon
http://www.sgi.org/about-us/buddhism-in-daily-life/the-life-of-nichiren.html
http://buddhism.about.com/od/nichirenbuddhism/a/nichiren_over.htm
http://www.chinabuddhismencyclopedia.com/en/index.php/Dai-Gohonzon

1590: Death of Kano Eitoku, Japanese painter, born on February 16, 1543
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Kano_Eitoku
http://www.google.fr/search?q=Kano+Eitoku&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&prmd=imvns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=F7qUTtnUKpT14QTFsdCGCA&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&ved=0CBEQ_AUoAQ&biw=1311&bih=597

1632: Death of Kutsuki Mototsuna, Japanese samurai commander
http://totalwar-ar.wikia.com/wiki/Mototsuna_Kutsuki
http://www.trentu.ca/stuorg/tja/sengoku/famousnames/kutsuki.html

Kutsuki Mototsuna

1754: Joseph François Dupleix, general governor of French trading posts in India, returns to France
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Fran%C3%A7ois_Dupleix

1858: Death of Hiroshige, Japanese painter, born in 1797
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hiroshige
http://www.allposters.fr/-st/Ando-Hiroshige-Affiches_c25213_.htm


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zxT5Pldsyqk

1868: Birth of Mariano Trías, Filipino politician, 1st Vice President of the Philippines who died on February 22, 1914
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/677/today-in-philippine-history-october-12-1868-mariano-trias-was-born-in-cavite

1871: The Criminal Tribes Act (CTA) enacted by British rule in India, will named over 160 local communities ‘Criminal Tribes’, i.e. hereditary criminals
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Criminal_Tribes_Act

1879: British troops occupy Kabul, Afghanistan

1891: Birth of Prince Fumimaro Konoe, 34th Japanese prime minister (1937-1935) who died on December 16, 1945
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fumimaro_Konoe

1902: Birth of Peng Zhen, mayor of Beijing and chairman of the National People Congress, who died on April 26, 1997
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peng_Zhen
http://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/peng-zhen/index.htm

1904: Birth of Ding Ling, famous modern Chinese writer who died on March 4, 1986
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ding_Ling
 https://books.google.fr/books?id=fIOkmd3S0f0C&pg=PA3&lpg=PA3&dq=ding+ling+biography&source=bl&ots=bg2phX-tc8&sig=4ozDIzaZ8_hHOY22Xt9ucpY0J7o&hl=fr&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwio1_mRu9PPAhVFPBoKHXQdAukQ6AEIQDAE#v=onepage&q=ding%20ling%20biography&f=false

1920: Death of Yu Gwan-sun, Korean independence fighter, born on March 15, 1902
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yu_Gwan-sun

1930: Birth of Subrata Mitra, Indian cinematographer, a master of black-and-white film photography, who died on December 7, 2001
http://www.cinematographers.nl/GreatDoPh/mitra.htm

1938: The Japanese enter Guangzhou (Canton) until August 16, 1945

1942: Japanese ships retreat after their defeat in the Battle of Cape Esperance (see October 11) with the Japanese commander, Aritomo Goto, dying from wounds
http://ww2db.com/person_bio.php?person_id=38
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Cape_Esperance

1946: Death of General Joseph W. Stilwell, the man who commanded the U.S. and Chinese Nationalist resistance to Japanese incursions into China and Burma
http://ww2db.com/person_bio.php?person_id=18
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9877.html

1947: Birth of George Lam, Hong Kong singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Lam
http://www.lovehkfilm.com/people/lam_george.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c7zuzzYZ_Ew

1948: Soviet Union recognizes North Korea

1950: Birth of Kaga Takeshi, Japanese actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takeshi_Kaga
http://www.jdorama.com/artiste.477.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mNXi9rUlpJ0

1953: Signature of Sino-Soviet agreement in Beijing. Soviet Union withdraws from Port-Arthur (Lüshun)

1960: Riots in Tokyo after the assassination of the socialist leader Inejiro Asanuma


http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=19840
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9715.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D4KROpdUkrM

1960: Birth of Hiroyuki Sanada, Japanese actor
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0760796/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0KOl_BnDhD8

1962: India decides to expel the Chinese troops from North East Frontier Area (NEFA)

1962: In Beijing, beginning of border talks with Pakistan

1963: Birth of Satoshi Kon, Japanese anime director
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Satoshi_Kon
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=1161

1967: Death of Ram Manohar Lohia, Indian freedom fighter, born on March 23, 1910
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/ram-manohar-lohia.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/12th-october-1967-ram-manohar-lohia-indian-freedom-fighter-passed-away

ram-manohar-lohia

1967: US Secretary of State Dean Rusk states during a news conference that proposals by the US Congress for peace initiatives were failed because of North Vietnam’s opposition
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/dean-rusk-criticizes-congress-while-fighting-continues-in-south-vietnam

1970: Canada establishes diplomatic relations with China

1970: Death of Mustafa Zaidi, Pakistani poet, born on October 10, 1930
https://www.dawn.com/news/971951
https://rekhta.org/poets/mustafa-zaidi/profile

Mustafa Zaidi

1970: US president Richard Nixon announces that the US will withdraw 40,000 more troops from Vietnam before Christmas
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/nixon-announces-another-round-of-troop-withdrawals

1970: China tests a H nuclear bomb

1971: Birth of Ahn Jae Wook, South Korean actor and composer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ahn_Jae-wook
http://www.hancinema.net/korean_Ahn_Jae-wook.php

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w4fZ0ulxE74

1972: During the Vietnam War, a racial brawl broke out aboard the U.S. aircraft carrier Kitty Hawk. Nearly 50 sailors were injured
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Kitty_Hawk_riot

1976: The PRC announces that Hua Guofeng is the successor of the Late Mao Zedong as Chairman of the CPC
http://chineseposters.net/themes/huaguofeng.php

1981: Birth of Sneha, Indian actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sneha_(actress)


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xS1VM6jLN5Q

1983: Japan’s former Prime Minister Tanaka Kakuei is found guilty of taking a $2 million bride from Lockheed and is sentenced to 4 years in jail
http://www.rcrinc.com/tanaka/ch4-3.html

1986: Queen Elisabeth II is the first British monarch to visit China
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/world/2015-03/02/content_19691778.htm

1988: Israel and China sign trade deal and plan diplomatic relations

1988: Commandos of Indian Peace Keeping Force raided the Jaffna University campus to capture the LTTE chief and walked into a trap
http://swarajyamag.com/politics/descent-into-danger-the-jaffna-university-helidrop

1988: Birchandra Manu massacre in Tripura, India
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Birchandra_Manu_massacre

1999: In Pakistan, General Pervez Musharraf seized power in a bloodless coup that toppled Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. The Supreme Court ruled that the coup was legal but insisted that a civilian government be restored within three years
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/6960670.stm
http://www.pakistani.org/pakistan/constitution/post_12oct99/musharraf_address_13oct1999.html

2000: Sino-French Gao Xinjian is awarded Literature Nobel Prize
http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/literature/laureates/2000/gao-bio.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/968739.stm

2000: Ex-Indian Prime Minister Narasimha Rao is sentenced to three years in prison for corruption
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/968505.stm

2002: A bomb destroys a nightclub on the Indonesian island of Bali, killing 202 people, many of them foreign tourists. Islamic militants linked to al-Qaida were blamed
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/october/12/newsid_2543000/2543731.stm
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/terrorists-kill-202-in-bali

2005: The second Chinese human spaceflight Shenzhou 6 is launched carrying Fèi Jùnlóng and Niè Haishèng for five days in orbit
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shenzhou_6

2007: Death of  Kisho Kurokawa, Japanese architect, born in 1934
http://www.arcspace.com/features/kisho-kurokawa/

2008: North Korea says it will resume disablement work at its Yongbyon nuclear complex and allow US and International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) inspections to verify the process after the US said that it would remove Pyongyang from its list of terrorism-sponsoring countries
http://www.foxnews.com/story/2008/10/12/north-korea-says-it-will-resume-nuclear-disablement-work.html

2009: China sentences six Uighur to death over July ethnic riots last July in Xinjiang
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/13/world/asia/13china.html?ref=asia
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2009/oct/12/china-uighur-riot-sentencing

2011: Myanmar freed an outspoken critic and a major ethnic rebel as it began releasing 6,300 convicts in its latest liberalizing move, but kept some political detainees behind bars, dampening hopes for a broader amnesty
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-15269259
http://www.france24.com/en/20111012-burma-frees-dozens-detainees-amnesty-begins-political-prisoners-sanctions-junta
http://english.sina.com/world/2011/1012/404486.html

2013: State funeral in Vietnam for war hero General Giap
http://www.euronews.com/2013/10/12/state-funeral-in-vietnam-for-war-hero-general-giap/

2013: Maldives President Mohamed Waheed has pulled out of this year’s presidential election, after receiving 5% of the vote in the first round of the ballot.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-24506035

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 12 October in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 12 OCTOBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on October 12, 2017

1879: British troops occupy Kabul, Afghanistan

1938: The Japanese enter Guangzhou (Canton) until August 16, 1945

1942: Japanese ships retreat after their defeat in the Battle of Cape Esperance (see October 11) with the Japanese commander, Aritomo Goto, dying from wounds
http://ww2db.com/person_bio.php?person_id=38
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Cape_Esperance

1946: Death of General Joseph W. Stilwell, the man who commanded the U.S. and Chinese Nationalist resistance to Japanese incursions into China and Burma
 http://ww2db.com/person_bio.php?person_id=18
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9877.html

1953: Signature of Sino-Soviet agreement in Beijing. Soviet Union withdraws from Port-Arthur (Lüshun)

1962: India decides to expel the Chinese troops from North East Frontier Area (NEFA)

1962: In Beijing, beginning of border talks with Pakistan

1967: US Secretary of State Dean Rusk states during a news conference that proposals by the US Congress for peace initiatives were failed because of North Vietnam’s opposition
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/dean-rusk-criticizes-congress-while-fighting-continues-in-south-vietnam

1970: US president Richard Nixon announces that the US will withdraw 40,000 more troops from Vietnam before Christmas
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/nixon-announces-another-round-of-troop-withdrawals

1970: Canada establishes diplomatic relations with China

1972: During the Vietnam War, a racial brawl broke out aboard the U.S. aircraft carrier Kitty Hawk. Nearly 50 sailors were injured
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Kitty_Hawk_riot

1988: Commandos of Indian Peace Keeping Force raided the Jaffna University campus to capture the LTTE chief and walked into a trap
http://swarajyamag.com/politics/descent-into-danger-the-jaffna-university-helidrop

1988: Birchandra Manu massacre in Tripura, India
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Birchandra_Manu_massacre

2002: A bomb destroys a nightclub on the Indonesian island of Bali, killing 202 people, many of them foreign tourists. Islamic militants linked to al-Qaida were blamed
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/october/12/newsid_2543000/2543731.stm
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/terrorists-kill-202-in-bali

2008: North Korea says it will resume disablement work at its Yongbyon nuclear complex and allow US and International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) inspections to verify the process after the US said that it would remove Pyongyang from its list of terrorism-sponsoring countries
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2008/10/200810127275116482.html

 

 

 

 

 

On 12 October in South Asian history

ON 12 OCTOBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on October 12, 2017

1754: Joseph François Dupleix, general governor of French trading posts in India, returns to France
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Fran%C3%A7ois_Dupleix

1871: The Criminal Tribes Act (CTA) enacted by British rule in India, will named over 160 local communities ‘Criminal Tribes’, i.e. hereditary criminals
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Criminal_Tribes_Act

1879: British troops occupy Kabul, Afghanistan

1930: Birth of Subrata Mitra, Indian cinematographer, a master of black-and-white film photography, who died on December 7, 2001
http://www.cinematographers.nl/GreatDoPh/mitra.htm

1962: India decides to expel the Chinese troops from North East Frontier Area (NEFA)

1962: In Beijing, beginning of border talks with Pakistan

1967: Death of Ram Manohar Lohia, Indian freedom fighter, born on March 23, 1910
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/ram-manohar-lohia.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/12th-october-1967-ram-manohar-lohia-indian-freedom-fighter-passed-away

ram-manohar-lohia

1970: Death of Mustafa Zaidi, Pakistani poet, born on October 10, 1930
https://www.dawn.com/news/971951
https://rekhta.org/poets/mustafa-zaidi/profile

Mustafa Zaidi

1981: Birth of Sneha, Indian actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sneha_(actress)


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xS1VM6jLN5Q

1988: Commandos of Indian Peace Keeping Force raided the Jaffna University campus to capture the LTTE chief and walked into a trap
http://swarajyamag.com/politics/descent-into-danger-the-jaffna-university-helidrop

1988: Birchandra Manu massacre in Tripura, India
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Birchandra_Manu_massacre

1999: In Pakistan, General Pervez Musharraf seized power in a bloodless coup that toppled Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. The Supreme Court ruled that the coup was legal but insisted that a civilian government be restored within three years
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/6960670.stm
http://www.pakistani.org/pakistan/constitution/post_12oct99/musharraf_address_13oct1999.html

2000: Ex-Indian Prime Minister Narasimha Rao is sentenced to three years in prison for corruption
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/968505.stm

2013: Maldives President Mohamed Waheed has pulled out of this year’s presidential election, after receiving 5% of the vote in the first round of the ballot.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-24506035

 

 

On 12 October in Southeast Asian history

ON 12 0CTOBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on October 12, 2017

1240: Birth of Trần Thánh Tông, emperor of Vietnam (then Đại Việt) who died on July 3, 1290
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tr%E1%BA%A7n_Th%C3%A1nh_T%C3%B4ng
http://www.poemhunter.com/tran-thanh-tong/biography/

tran-thanh-tong

1868: Birth of Mariano Trías, Filipino politician, 1st Vice President of the Philippines who died on February 22, 1914
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/677/today-in-philippine-history-october-12-1868-mariano-trias-was-born-in-cavite

1946: Death of General Joseph W. Stilwell, the man who commanded the U.S. and Chinese Nationalist resistance to Japanese incursions into China and Burma
http://ww2db.com/person_bio.php?person_id=18
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9877.html

1970: US president Richard Nixon announces that the US will withdraw 40,000 more troops from Vietnam before Christmas
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/nixon-announces-another-round-of-troop-withdrawals

1972: During the Vietnam War, a racial brawl broke out aboard the U.S. aircraft carrier Kitty Hawk. Nearly 50 sailors were injured
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Kitty_Hawk_riot

2002: A bomb destroys a nightclub on the Indonesian island of Bali, killing 202 people, many of them foreign tourists. Islamic militants linked to al-Qaida were blamed
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/october/12/newsid_2543000/2543731.stm
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/terrorists-kill-202-in-bali

2011: Myanmar freed an outspoken critic and a major ethnic rebel as it began releasing 6,300 convicts in its latest liberalizing move, but kept some political detainees behind bars, dampening hopes for a broader amnesty
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-15269259
http://www.france24.com/en/20111012-burma-frees-dozens-detainees-amnesty-begins-political-prisoners-sanctions-junta
http://english.sina.com/world/2011/1012/404486.html

2013: State funeral in Vietnam for war hero General Giap
http://www.euronews.com/2013/10/12/state-funeral-in-vietnam-for-war-hero-general-giap/

 

 

On 12 October in Japan’s history

ON 12 OCTOBER IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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

Updated on October 12, 2017

1008: Birth of the 68th Japanese Emperor Go-Ichijo (1016-1036), died on 15 May 1036
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Go-Ichijo

1279: Nichiren, a Japanese Buddhist monk founder of Nichiren Buddhism, inscribes the Dai-Gohonzon
http://www.sgi.org/about-us/buddhism-in-daily-life/the-life-of-nichiren.html 
http://buddhism.about.com/od/nichirenbuddhism/a/nichiren_over.htm
http://www.chinabuddhismencyclopedia.com/en/index.php/Dai-Gohonzon

1590: Death of Kano Eitoku, Japanese painter
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Kano_Eitoku
http://www.google.fr/search?q=Kano+Eitoku&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&prmd=imvns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=F7qUTtnUKpT14QTFsdCGCA&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&ved=0CBEQ_AUoAQ&biw=1311&bih=597

1632: Death of Kutsuki Mototsuna, Japanese samurai commander
http://totalwar-ar.wikia.com/wiki/Mototsuna_Kutsuki
http://www.trentu.ca/stuorg/tja/sengoku/famousnames/kutsuki.html

Kutsuki Mototsuna

1891: Birth of Prince Fumimaro Konoye, 34th Japanese prime minister (1937-1935) who died on December 16, 1945
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fumimaro_Konoe

1942: Japanese ships retreat after their defeat in the Battle of Cape Esperance (see October 11) with the Japanese commander, Aritomo Goto, dying from wounds
http://ww2db.com/person_bio.php?person_id=38
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Cape_Esperance

1950: Birth of Kaga Takeshi, Japanese actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takeshi_Kaga
http://www.jdorama.com/artiste.477.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mNXi9rUlpJ0

1960: Riots in Tokyo after the assassination of the socialist leader Inejiro Asanuma


http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=19840
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9715.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D4KROpdUkrM

1960: Birth of Hiroyuki Sanada, Japanese actor
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0760796/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0KOl_BnDhD8

1963: Birth of Satoshi Kon, Japanese anime director
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Satoshi_Kon
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=1161

1983: Japan’s former Prime Minister Tanaka Kakuei is found guilty of taking a $2 million bride from Lockheed and is sentenced to 4 years in jail
http://www.rcrinc.com/tanaka/ch4-3.html

2007: Death of  Kisho Kurokawa, Japanese architect, born in 1934
http://www.arcspace.com/features/kisho-kurokawa/

 

On 12 October in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 12 0CTOBER IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on October 12, 2017

1902: Birth of Peng Zhen, mayor of Beijing and chairman of the National People Congress, who died on April 26, 1997
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peng_Zhen
http://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/peng-zhen/index.htm

1904: Birth of Ding Ling, famous modern Chinese writer who died on March 4, 1986
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ding_Ling
 https://books.google.fr/books?id=fIOkmd3S0f0C&pg=PA3&lpg=PA3&dq=ding+ling+biography&source=bl&ots=bg2phX-tc8&sig=4ozDIzaZ8_hHOY22Xt9ucpY0J7o&hl=fr&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwio1_mRu9PPAhVFPBoKHXQdAukQ6AEIQDAE#v=onepage&q=ding%20ling%20biography&f=false

1946: Death of General Joseph W. Stilwell, the man who commanded the U.S. and Chinese Nationalist resistance to Japanese incursions into China and Burma
http://ww2db.com/person_bio.php?person_id=18
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9877.html

1947: Birth of George Lam, Hong Kong singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Lam
http://www.lovehkfilm.com/people/lam_george.htm

1953: Signature of Sino-Soviet agreement in Beijing. Soviet Union withdraws from Port-Arthur (Lüshun)

1962: India decides to expel the Chinese troops from North East Frontier Area (NEFA)

1962: In Beijing, beginning of border talks with Pakistan

1970: Canada establishes diplomatic relations with China

1970: China tests a H nuclear bomb

1976: The PRC announces that Hua Guofeng is the successor of the Late Mao Zedong as Chairman of the CPC
http://chineseposters.net/themes/huaguofeng.php

1986: Queen Elisabeth II is the first British monarch to visit China
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/world/2015-03/02/content_19691778.htm

1988: Israel and China sign trade deal and plan diplomatic relations

2000: Sino-French Gao Xinjian is awarded Literature Nobel Prize
http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/literature/laureates/2000/gao-bio.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/968739.stm

2005: The second Chinese human spaceflight Shenzhou 6 is launched carrying Fèi Jùnlóng and Niè Haishèng for five days in orbit
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shenzhou_6

2009: China sentences six Uighur to death over July ethnic riots last July in Xinjiang
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/13/world/asia/13china.html?ref=asia
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2009/oct/12/china-uighur-riot-sentencing