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On 16 October in Asian history

ON 16 OCTOBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on October 16, 2017

690: Empress Wu Zetian takes the power ousting the Tang Dynasty and establishing the Second Zhou Dynasty (until March 3, 705)
http://www.womeninworldhistory.com/heroine6.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9975.html

1535: Birth of Niwa Nagahide, Japanese warlord who died on 15 May 1585
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Niwa_Nagahide

1600: Dutch Olivier van Noort ships reach Philippines
http://nzetc.victoria.ac.nz/tm/scholarly/tei-BucExpl-t1-body-d11-d2.html

1840: Birth of Kuroda Kiyotaka, 2nd Japanese Prime Minister, (April 1888-October 1889), who died on August 23, 1900
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kuroda_Kiyotaka

1841: Birth of Prince Hirobumi Ito, four times Prime Minister and first Japanese governor of Korea
http://www.jref.com/glossary/ito_hirobumi.shtml

1866: In Korea, after the killing of French missionaries, a group of 170 French marines, belonging to Admiral Pierre-Gustave Roze expedition, land on Ganghwa island, seize the fortress which controls the Han river, and occupy the fortified city of Ganghwa itself
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_Campaign_against_Korea,_1866

1868 : Denmark ends its involvement in India by selling the rights to the Nicobar Islands to the British
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Danish_India

1900: Great Britain and Germany sign the Anglo-German Treaty, in which they agree to maintain the territorial integrity of China and support the ‘open door’ policy called for by US secretary of State. France and Russia will adhere few days later
http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/14355598

1901: Baron Hayashi of Japan begins negotiations in London to make an alliance with the British and strengthen Japan’s position against Russians

1905: The partition of Bengal by the British authorities causes high level unrest
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/articletext.asp?artid=A029
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/16th-october-1905-the-provincial-state-of-bengal-was-partitioned

1907: After the first elections to the Philippine Assembly, in July, the first session is opened. The Nacionalista Party of Manuel Quezon and Sergio Osmena won the elections and will continue to dominate Philippine electoral politics until World War II
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1582/today-in-philippine-history-october-16-1907-the-philippine-assembly-was-inaugurated

1931: Birth of Rosa Rosal, Filipina actress and humanitarian
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0740944/
http://en.wikipilipinas.org/index.php?title=Rosa_Rosal

1934: Start of the Chinese Communist Party one year and four days Long March

1934-longue-marche
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/asianhistoryfaqs/f/longmarch.htm
https://randyroberts.wordpress.com/2008/10/16/on-this-day-10-16-2008-the-long-march/
http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/long_march_1934_to_1935.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P-QRcQXX_Ck

1936: Birth of Akira Machida, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Japan (2002-2006)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Akira_Machida

Akira Machida

1942: A cyclone is the cause of 11,000 dead in Bengal

1948: Birth of Hema Malini, Indian Actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hema_Malini

1951: Assassination of Liaquat Ali Khan, the first PM of Pakistan
http://www.hinduonnet.com/2001/10/18/stories/10181045.htm
http://www.thefridaytimes.com/tft/killing-liaquat-ali-khan/
http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2015/04/17/national/secret-is-out-americans-murdered-liaquat-ali-khan/
http://www.countercurrents.org/ghazali180415.htm

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

1952: Death of Ghulam Bhik Nairang, Indian-Pakistani lawyer and poet, born Sptember 26, 1876
http://urduadab4u.blogspot.fr/2011/08/syed-ghulam-bhik-nairang-distinguished.html

1954: In Vietnam, a national congress, convened in Saigon by Bao Dai, refuses the adhesion to the French Union Française “under its current form”
http://www.factmonster.com/ce6/history/A0819671.html

1956: Birth of Rudra Mohammad Shahidullah, Bangladeshi poet, author, and playwright who died on June 21, 1992
http://www.poemhunter.com/rudra-mohammad-shahidullah/biography/

1964: PRC detonates its first nuclear weapon
https://www.ctbto.org/specials/testing-times/16-october-1964-first-chinese-nuclear-test
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/china-joins-a-bomb-club  
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9993.html

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

1965: In Indonesia, the Chinese trade mission in Jakarta is ransacked (anti-China activities after the September 30 coup)

1967: John Baez is arrested in Vietnam protest
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/october/16/newsid_2535000/2535301.stm

1968: Birth of Mark Lee, Singaporean actor and director
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_Lee_(comedian)

1973: Henry Kissinger and North Vietnamese diplomat Le Duc Tho are awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for negotiating the Paris peace accords. Kissinger accepted, but Tho declined the award until such time as « peace is truly established. »
http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/1973/press.html

1974: Death of Chembai Vaidyanatha Bhagavathar, Carnatic musician, born on September 1, 1895
http://chembai.com/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chembai

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=shrnT1qSRbE

1975: The Balibo Five, a group of Australian-based television journalists based in the town of Balibo in the then Portuguese Timor (now East Timor), are killed by Indonesian troops
http://www.naa.gov.au/collection/fact-sheets/fs238.aspx
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-10-21/balibo-five-investigation-dropped-by-afp/5828814

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V3qN7el001Q

1979: First official visit of Afghan president Babrak Karmal to  Moscow

1979: Chinese dissident Wei Jingsheng, arrested in late March, is sentenced to fifteen years in prison
http://www.nytimes.com/1979/10/17/archives/leading-chinese-dissident-gets-15year-prison-term-prison-conditions.html
https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/politics/1979/10/17/peking-sentences-dissident-to-15-years/3dae4e24-8fc0-4768-a3cf-876753c9339c/?utm_term=.41b86d162c88
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wei_Jingsheng

1982: Birth of Vincy Chan, Hong Kong singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincy_Chan
http://www.hkcinemagic.com/en/people.asp?id=13849

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ND6tULFc_oE&feature=related

1982: Birth of Prithviraj Sukumaran, Indian actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prithviraj_Sukumaran

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=if7W6GpMS6o

2003: Birth of Princess Kritika of Nepal, daughter of Crown Prince Paras
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Princess_Kritika_of_Nepal

2003: Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad tells a summit of Islamic leaders that « Jews rule the world by proxy » and the world’s 1.3 billion Muslims should unite, using nonviolent means for a « final victory. »

2006: In Sri Lanka Tamil rebels ram a truck packed with explosives into a convoy of military buses, killing at least 103 people and wounding 150 more in one of the deadliest insurgent attacks since the 2002 cease-fire.
 
 2010: Demonstrations are held in China and Japan about islands claimed by both countries in the East China Sea
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-11558882

2010-10-17 Diayutai

2012: Myanmar’s reformist President Thein Sein is re-appointed as head of the ruling party at a key meeting aimed at reviving its flagging political fortunes against a resurgent opposition.
http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20121016-378051.html
http://www.voanews.com/content/burmese-president-retains-party-leadership/1527421.html

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 16 October in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 16 OCTOBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on October 16, 2017

1866: In Korea, after the killing of French missionaries, a group of 170 French marines, belonging to Admiral Pierre-Gustave Roze expedition, land on Ganghwa island, seize the fortress which controls the Han river, and occupy the fortified city of Ganghwa itself
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_Campaign_against_Korea,_1866

1868 : Denmark ends its involvement in India by selling the rights to the Nicobar Islands to the British
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Danish_India

1900: Great Britain and Germany sign the Anglo-German Treaty, in which they agree to maintain the territorial integrity of China and support the ‘open door’ policy called for by US secretary of State. France and Russia will adhere few days later
http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/14355598

1901: Baron Hayashi of Japan begins negotiations in London to make an alliance with the British and strengthen Japan’s position against Russians

1934: Start of the Chinese Communist Party one year and four days Long March

1934-longue-marche
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/asianhistoryfaqs/f/longmarch.htm
https://randyroberts.wordpress.com/2008/10/16/on-this-day-10-16-2008-the-long-march/
http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/long_march_1934_to_1935.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P-QRcQXX_Ck

1951: Assassination of Liaquat Ali Khan, the first PM of Pakistan
http://www.hinduonnet.com/2001/10/18/stories/10181045.htm
http://www.thefridaytimes.com/tft/killing-liaquat-ali-khan/
http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2015/04/17/national/secret-is-out-americans-murdered-liaquat-ali-khan/
http://www.countercurrents.org/ghazali180415.htm

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

1954: In Vietnam, a national congress, convened in Saigon by Bao Dai, refuses the adhesion to the French Union Française “under its current form”
http://www.factmonster.com/ce6/history/A0819671.html

1964: PRC detonates its first nuclear weapon
https://www.ctbto.org/specials/testing-times/16-october-1964-first-chinese-nuclear-test
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/china-joins-a-bomb-clubhttp://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9993.html

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

1967: John Baez is arrested in Vietnam protest
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/october/16/newsid_2535000/2535301.stm

1975: The Balibo Five, a group of Australian-based television journalists based in the town of Balibo in the then Portuguese Timor (now East Timor), are killed by Indonesian troops
http://www.naa.gov.au/collection/fact-sheets/fs238.aspx
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-10-21/balibo-five-investigation-dropped-by-afp/5828814

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V3qN7el001Q

1979: First official visit of Afghan president Babrak Karmal to  Moscow

2006: In Sri Lanka Tamil rebels ram a truck packed with explosives into a convoy of military buses, killing at least 103 people and wounding 150 more in one of the deadliest insurgent attacks since the 2002 cease-fire.
 
 2010: Demonstrations are held in China and Japan about islands claimed by both countries in the East China Sea
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-11558882

2010-10-17 Diayutai

 

On 16 October in South Asian history

ON 16 OCTOBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on October 16, 2017

1868 : Denmark ends its involvement in India by selling the rights to the Nicobar Islands to the British
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Danish_India

1905: The partition of Bengal by the British authorities causes high level unrest
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/articletext.asp?artid=A029
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/16th-october-1905-the-provincial-state-of-bengal-was-partitioned

1942: A cyclone is the cause of 11,000 dead in Bengal

1948: Birth of Hema Malini, Indian Actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hema_Malini

1951: Assassination of Liaquat Ali Khan, the first PM of Pakistan


http://www.hinduonnet.com/2001/10/18/stories/10181045.htm
http://www.thefridaytimes.com/tft/killing-liaquat-ali-khan/
http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2015/04/17/national/secret-is-out-americans-murdered-liaquat-ali-khan/
http://www.countercurrents.org/ghazali180415.htm

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

1952: Death of Ghulam Bhik Nairang, Indian-Pakistani lawyer and poet, born Sptember 26, 1876
http://urduadab4u.blogspot.fr/2011/08/syed-ghulam-bhik-nairang-distinguished.html

1956: Birth of Rudra Mohammad Shahidullah, Bangladeshi poet, author, and playwright who died on June 21, 1992
http://www.poemhunter.com/rudra-mohammad-shahidullah/biography/

1974: Death of Chembai Vaidyanatha Bhagavathar, Carnatic musician, born on September 1, 1895
http://chembai.com/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chembai

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=shrnT1qSRbE

1979: First official visit of Afghan president Babrak Karmal to  Moscow

1982: Birth of Prithviraj Sukumaran, Indian actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prithviraj_Sukumaran

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=if7W6GpMS6o

2003: Birth of Princess Kritika of Nepal, daughter of Crown Prince Paras
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Princess_Kritika_of_Nepal

2006: In Sri Lanka Tamil rebels ram a truck packed with explosives into a convoy of military buses, killing at least 103 people and wounding 150 more in one of the deadliest insurgent attacks since the 2002 cease-fire

On 16 October in Southeast Asian history

ON 16 OCTOBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on October 16, 2017

1600: Dutch Olivier van Noort ships reach Philippines
http://nzetc.victoria.ac.nz/tm/scholarly/tei-BucExpl-t1-body-d11-d2.html

1907: After the first elections to the Philippine Assembly, in July, the first session is opened. The Nacionalista Party of Manuel Quezon and Sergio Osmena won the elections and will continue to dominate Philippine electoral politics until World War II
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1582/today-in-philippine-history-october-16-1907-the-philippine-assembly-was-inaugurated

1931: Birth of Rosa Rosal, Filipina actress and humanitarian
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0740944/
http://en.wikipilipinas.org/index.php?title=Rosa_Rosal

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b35dVGf3QFI

1954: In Vietnam, a national congress, convened in Saigon by Bao Dai, refuses the adhesion to the French Union Française “under its current form”
http://www.factmonster.com/ce6/history/A0819671.html

1965: In Indonesia, the Chinese trade mission in Jakarta is ransacked (anti-China activities after the September 30 coup)

1967: John Baez is arrested in Vietnam protest
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/october/16/newsid_2535000/2535301.stm

1968: Birth of Mark Lee, Singaporean actor and director
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_Lee_(comedian)

1973: Henry Kissinger and North Vietnamese diplomat Le Duc Tho are awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for negotiating the Paris peace accords. Kissinger accepted, but Tho declined the award until such time as « peace is truly established. »
http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/1973/press.html

1975: The Balibo Five, a group of Australian-based television journalists based in the town of Balibo in the then Portuguese Timor (now East Timor), are killed by Indonesian troops http://www.naa.gov.au/collection/fact-sheets/fs238.aspx
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-10-21/balibo-five-investigation-dropped-by-afp/5828814

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V3qN7el001Q

2003: Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad tells a summit of Islamic leaders that « Jews rule the world by proxy » and the world’s 1.3 billion Muslims should unite, using nonviolent means for a « final victory. »

2012: Myanmar’s reformist President Thein Sein is re-appointed as head of the ruling party at a key meeting aimed at reviving its flagging political fortunes against a resurgent opposition.
http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20121016-378051.html
http://www.voanews.com/content/burmese-president-retains-party-leadership/1527421.html

On 16 October in Japan’s history

ON 16 OCTOBER IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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

Updated on October 16, 2017

1535: Birth of Niwa Nagahide, Japanese warlord who died on 15 May 1585
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Niwa_Nagahide

1840: Birth of Kuroda Kiyotaka, 2nd Japanese Prime Minister, (April 1888-October 1889), who died on August 23, 1900
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kuroda_Kiyotaka

1841: Birth of Prince Hirobumi Ito, four times Prime Minister and first Japanese governor of Korea
http://www.jref.com/glossary/ito_hirobumi.shtml

1901: Baron Hayashi of Japan begins negotiations in London to make an alliance with the British and strengthen Japan’s position against Russians

1936: Birth of Akira Machida, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Japan (2002-2006)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Akira_Machida

Akira Machida

2010: Demonstrations are held in China and Japan about islands claimed by both countries in the East China Sea
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-11558882

2010-10-17 Diayutai

 

On 16 October in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 16 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 16, 2017

690: Empress Wu Zetian takes the power ousting the Tang Dynasty and establishing the Second Zhou Dynasty (until March 3, 705)
http://www.womeninworldhistory.com/heroine6.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9975.html

1900: Great Britain and Germany sign the Anglo-German Treaty, in which they agree to maintain the territorial integrity of China and support the ‘open door’ policy called for by US secretary of State. France and Russia will adhere few days later
http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/14355598

1934: Start of the Chinese Communist Party one year and four days Long March

1934-longue-marche
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/asianhistoryfaqs/f/longmarch.htm
https://randyroberts.wordpress.com/2008/10/16/on-this-day-10-16-2008-the-long-march/
http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/long_march_1934_to_1935.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P-QRcQXX_Ck

1964: PRC detonates its first nuclear weapon
https://www.ctbto.org/specials/testing-times/16-october-1964-first-chinese-nuclear-test
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/china-joins-a-bomb-club  
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9993.html

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

1979: Chinese dissident Wei Jingsheng, arrested in late March, is sentenced to fifteen years in prison
http://www.nytimes.com/1979/10/17/archives/leading-chinese-dissident-gets-15year-prison-term-prison-conditions.html
https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/politics/1979/10/17/peking-sentences-dissident-to-15-years/3dae4e24-8fc0-4768-a3cf-876753c9339c/?utm_term=.41b86d162c88
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wei_Jingsheng

 

1982: Birth of Vincy Chan, Hong Kong singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincy_Chan
http://www.hkcinemagic.com/en/people.asp?id=13849

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ND6tULFc_oE&feature=related

 2010: Demonstrations are held in China and Japan about islands claimed by both countries in the East China Sea
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-11558882

2010-10-17 Diayutai