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On 19 October in Asian history

Russie 1956-10-19

ON 19 OCTOBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on October 19, 2017

1276: Birth of Prince Hisaaki, 8th shogun of the Kamakura shogunate, who died on November 16, 1328
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince_Hisaaki

1851: Birth of Empress Myeongseong of Korea, assassinated on October 8, 1895
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Empress_Myeongseong
http://madmonarchist.blogspot.fr/2011/10/consort-profile-empress-myeongseong-of.html

1897: Birth of Salimuzzaman Giddiqui, Pakistani scientist, who died on April 14, 1994
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salimuzzaman_Siddiqui

1904: Polytechnic University of the Philippines founded as Manila Business School

1910: Birth of Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, Indian-born physicist (Nobel Prize 1983) who died on August 21, 1995
http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/physics/laureates/1983/chandrasekhar-autobio.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/19th-october-1910-indian-american-nobel-laureate-s.-chandrasekhar-was-born

1920: Birth of Pandurang Shastri Athavale, Indian philosopher, who died on October 25, 2003
http://www.iloveindia.com/spirituality/gurus/pandurang-shastri-athavale.html
http://www.dadaji.net/

1936: Death of Lu Xun, Chinese leftist writer, born on September 25, 1881
http://www.marxists.org/archive/lu-xun/index.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lu_Xun
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/10068.html

lu-xun

1943: Local Chinese and native Suluks rise up against the Japanese occupation of North Borneo. The revolt, staged in the capital, Jesselton, resulted in the deaths of 40 Japanese soldiers
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/chinese-and-suluks-revolt-against-japanese-in-north-borneo

1950: The military of the People’s Republic of China take control of the town and the province of Chamdo, in eastern Tibet after the surrender of Tibetan leader Ngaboi Ngawang Jigme, governor of Chamdo
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Invasion_of_Tibet_(1950)
http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/indiv/area/tibet-potomac/historical/taklha.html

1950: UN troops take Pyongyang, capital of North Korean
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Pyongyang_(1950)
https://www.shutterstock.com/video/clip-19608700-stock-footage-on-october-th-the-united-nations-forces-take-over-pyongyang-capital-of-north-korea-as-the.html

1950: After the Chinese leadership finally settled the issue of armed intervention, the People’s Republic of China joins the Korean War by starting to send thousands of troops across the Yalu river to fight United Nations forces
http://www3.nccu.edu.tw/~lorenzo/Hao%20Chinas%20Decision.pdf
 http://english.people.com.cn/english/200010/26/eng20001026_53608.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/10074.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FIGwTqFicZk&feature=relmfu

1954: First ascent of Cho Oyu Mount in Nepal
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cho_Oyu

1956: Japan and Soviet Union sign an agreement that put an end to the state of war between the two countries
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soviet%E2%80%93Japanese_Joint_Declaration_of_1956
http://www.ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp/~worldjpn/documents/texts/docs/19561019.D1E.html

Russie 1956-10-19

1956: Birth of Sunny Deol, Indian actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sunny_Deol
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0219971/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v6GPmdmNFdw

1962: Incidents between Indian and Chinese troops

1965: North Vietnamese troops launch a major assault on U.S. and South Vietnamese Special Forces Camp at Plei Me in the Central Highlands, 215 miles north of Saigon
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/communists-attack-plei-me-special-forces-camp

1967: Birth of Yoko Shimomura, Japanese composer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yoko_Shimomura

1972: Henry Kissinger hold meetings in Saigon with South Vietnamese President Nguyen Van Thieu to discuss the proposed peace treaty drafted by Kissinger and Le Duc Tho, the chief North Vietnamese negotiator in Paris
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/kissinger-discusses-draft-peace-treaty-with-president-thieu

1979: Birth of Hiromi Yanagihara, Japanese singer who died in a car accident on July 16, 1999
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hiromi_Yanagihara
http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x6n5lz_live-country-musume-uwaki-na-honey_music

1981: Birth of Christian Bautista, Philippine singer
http://christianbautista.org/biography.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hVTtA7EZ1S4

1993: Benazir Bhutto, fired in 1990, is Prime Minister of Pakistan for the second time, until November 1996
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/articletext.asp?artid=A085

2001: First US ground commandos actions in Afghanistan
http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2001-10-21/news/0110210074_1_special-forces-afghanistan-two-service-members
http://english.pravda.ru/news/russia/20-10-2001/35124-0/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Rhino

2001: Death of renowned Chinese conductor Li Delun, born in 1917
http://www.bach-cantatas.com/Bio/Delun-Li.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Li_Delun

li-delun

2001: In Shanghai, opening of the summit of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC). First meeting of Jiang Zemin and Bush. The 20 heads of state or of government solemnly condemn the international terrorism
http://www.china.org.cn/english/12585.htm
https://apec.org/Meeting-Papers/Leaders-Declarations/2001/2001_aelm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/10032.html

2010-10 Apec

2002: In Indonesia, Abu Bakar Bashir suspected of being the one who ordered the attacks against churchs on December 24, 2000 is arrested. The day before he had publicly pray for Ben Laden

2003: Mother Teresa is beatified by Pope John Paul II
http://w2.vatican.va/content/john-paul-ii/en/homilies/2003/documents/hf_jp-ii_hom_20031019_mother-theresa.html

2007: Philippines. Amidst corruption controversies hounding the Arroyo administration, a bomb explosion rocked Glorietta 2, a shopping mall in Makati, which killed 11 and injured more than 100 people
http://www.gmanews.tv/story/65189/9-dead-100-hurt-in-suspected-terror-attack-at-Makati-mall

2009: Iran’s president accuses Pakistan of having links to the bombers who carried out a suicide attack on Sunday in the republic’s Sunni-majority southeast that left at least 42 people dead
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/middleeast/2009/10/2009101955217972717.html

2010: Beijing makes a new appeal for the return of relics looted by British and French troops from the Old Summer Palace in Beijing 150 years ago
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-11576576

2011: Hong kong Cardinal Zen on hunger strike for freedom of education in schools
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Card.-Zen-on-hunger-strike-for-freedom-of-education-in-schools-22950.html

2011: Death of Kakkanadan, Indian author, born on April 25, 1935
http://www.thehindu.com/arts/malayalam-writer-kakkanadan-dead/article2550870.ece
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kakkanadan

2011: First wave of French soldiers leave Afghanistan
http://www.france24.com/en/20111019-france-begins-troop-withdrawal-200-soldiers-head-home-afghanistan

2012: The United States invits Myanmar to the world’s largest multi-national military field exercise, a powerful symbolic gesture toward a military with a grim human rights record and a milestone in its rapprochement with the West
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/10/2012101910515790866.html

2012: In a rare challenge to Pakistan’s powerful generals, the country’s Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the military should stop interfering in politics
http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20121019-378696.html

2013: Death of one of the best playback singers in the Pakistani film industry, Zubaida Khanum; after suffering a fatal heart Attack
http://tribune.com.pk/story/621460/zubaida-khanum-leaves-behind-a-legacy/
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-24601883

2013: Police in the Maldives stop a presidential election from going ahead, plunging the country into fresh political uncertainty.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-24591768
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2013/10/maldives-cancels-re-run-presidential-poll-2013101924449765987.html

2013: Death of K. Raghavan, Indian tabla player and composer, born on December 2, 1913 http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/thiruvananthapuram/K-Raghavan-a-rare-genius-Pinarayi/2013/10/20/article1845562.ece
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K._Raghavan

2014: North Korean troops approached the demarcation line separating the two sides, prompting South Korean soldiers to fire warning shots
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-29681682

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 19 October in Asian history

Russie 1956-10-19

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 19 OCTOBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on October 19, 2017

1943: Local Chinese and native Suluks rise up against the Japanese occupation of North Borneo. The revolt, staged in the capital, Jesselton, resulted in the deaths of 40 Japanese soldiers
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/chinese-and-suluks-revolt-against-japanese-in-north-borneo

1950: The military of the People’s Republic of China take control of the town and the province of Chamdo, in eastern Tibet after the surrender of Tibetan leader Ngaboi Ngawang Jigme, governor of Chamdo
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Invasion_of_Tibet_(1950)
http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/indiv/area/tibet-potomac/historical/taklha.html

1950: UN troops take Pyongyang, capital of North Korean
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Pyongyang_(1950)
https://www.shutterstock.com/video/clip-19608700-stock-footage-on-october-th-the-united-nations-forces-take-over-pyongyang-capital-of-north-korea-as-the.html

1950: After the Chinese leadership finally settled the issue of armed intervention, the People’s Republic of China joins the Korean War by starting to send thousands of troops across the Yalu river to fight United Nations forces
http://www3.nccu.edu.tw/~lorenzo/Hao%20Chinas%20Decision.pdf
http://english.people.com.cn/english/200010/26/eng20001026_53608.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/10074.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FIGwTqFicZk&feature=relmfu

1956: Japan and Soviet Union sign an agreement that put an end to the state of war between the two countries
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soviet%E2%80%93Japanese_Joint_Declaration_of_1956
http://www.ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp/~worldjpn/documents/texts/docs/19561019.D1E.html

Russie 1956-10-19

1962: Incidents between Indian and Chinese troops

1965: North Vietnamese troops launch a major assault on U.S. and South Vietnamese Special Forces Camp at Plei Me in the Central Highlands, 215 miles north of Saigon
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/communists-attack-plei-me-special-forces-camp

1972: Henry Kissinger hold meetings in Saigon with South Vietnamese President Nguyen Van Thieu to discuss the proposed peace treaty drafted by Kissinger and Le Duc Tho, the chief North Vietnamese negotiator in Paris
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/kissinger-discusses-draft-peace-treaty-with-president-thieu

2001: First US ground commandos actions in Afghanistan called Operation Rhino
http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2001-10-21/news/0110210074_1_special-forces-afghanistan-two-service-members
http://english.pravda.ru/news/russia/20-10-2001/35124-0/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Rhino

2009: Iran’s president accuses Pakistan of having links to the bombers who carried out a suicide attack on Sunday in the republic’s Sunni-majority southeast that left at least 42 people dead
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/middleeast/2009/10/2009101955217972717.html

2011: First wave of French soldiers leave Afghanistan
http://www.france24.com/en/20111019-france-begins-troop-withdrawal-200-soldiers-head-home-afghanistan

2014: North Korean troops approached the demarcation line separating the two sides, prompting South Korean soldiers to fire warning shots
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-29681682

On 19 October in South Asian history

ON 19 OCTOBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on October 19, 2017

1897: Birth of Salimuzzaman Giddiqui, Pakistani scientist, who died on April 14, 1994
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salimuzzaman_Siddiqui

1910: Birth of Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, Indian-born physicist (Nobel Prize 1983) who died on August 21, 1995
http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/physics/laureates/1983/chandrasekhar-autobio.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/19th-october-1910-indian-american-nobel-laureate-s.-chandrasekhar-was-born

1920: Birth of Pandurang Shastri Athavale, Indian philosopher, who died on October 25, 2003
http://www.iloveindia.com/spirituality/gurus/pandurang-shastri-athavale.html
http://www.dadaji.net/

1950: The military of the People’s Republic of China take control of the town and the province of Chamdo, in eastern Tibet after the surrender of Tibetan leader Ngaboi Ngawang Jigme, governor of Chamdo
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Invasion_of_Tibet_(1950)
http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/indiv/area/tibet-potomac/historical/taklha.html

1954: First ascent of Cho Oyu Mount in Nepal
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cho_Oyu

1956: Birth of Sunny Deol, Indian actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sunny_Deol
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0219971/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v6GPmdmNFdw

1962: Incidents between Indian and Chinese troops

1993: Benazir Bhutto, fired in 1990, is Prime Minister of Pakistan for the second time, until November 1996
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/articletext.asp?artid=A085

2001: First US ground commandos actions in Afghanistan, called Operation Rhino
http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2001-10-21/news/0110210074_1_special-forces-afghanistan-two-service-members
http://english.pravda.ru/news/russia/20-10-2001/35124-0/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Rhino

2003: Mother Teresa is beatified by Pope John Paul II
http://w2.vatican.va/content/john-paul-ii/en/homilies/2003/documents/hf_jp-ii_hom_20031019_mother-theresa.html

2009: Iran’s president accuses Pakistan of having links to the bombers who carried out a suicide attack on Sunday in the republic’s Sunni-majority southeast that left at least 42 people dead
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/middleeast/2009/10/2009101955217972717.html

2011: Death of Kakkanadan, Indian author, born on April 25, 1935
http://www.thehindu.com/arts/malayalam-writer-kakkanadan-dead/article2550870.ece

2011: First wave of French soldiers leave Afghanistan
http://www.france24.com/en/20111019-france-begins-troop-withdrawal-200-soldiers-head-home-afghanistan
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kakkanadan

2012: In a rare challenge to Pakistan’s powerful generals, the country’s Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the military should stop interfering in politics
http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20121019-378696.html

2013: Death of one of the best playback singers in the Pakistani film industry, Zubaida Khanum; after suffering a fatal heart attack.
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/music/news-and-interviews/Pakistan-playback-singer-Zubaida-Khanum-passes-away/articleshow/24433866.cms?
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-24601883

2013: Police in the Maldives stop a presidential election from going ahead, plunging the country into fresh political uncertainty.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-24591768
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2013/10/maldives-cancels-re-run-presidential-poll-2013101924449765987.html

2013: Death of K. Raghavan, Indian tabla player and composer, born on December 2, 1913 http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/thiruvananthapuram/K-Raghavan-a-rare-genius-Pinarayi/2013/10/20/article1845562.ece
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K._Raghavan

On 19 October in Southeast Asian history

ON 19 OCTOBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on October 19, 2019

1904: Polytechnic University of the Philippines founded as Manila Business School

1943: Local Chinese and native Suluks rise up against the Japanese occupation of North Borneo. The revolt, staged in the capital, Jesselton, resulted in the deaths of 40 Japanese soldiers
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/chinese-and-suluks-revolt-against-japanese-in-north-borneo

1965: North Vietnamese troops launch a major assault on U.S. and South Vietnamese Special Forces Camp at Plei Me in the Central Highlands, 215 miles north of Saigon
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/communists-attack-plei-me-special-forces-camp

1972: Henry Kissinger hold meetings in Saigon with South Vietnamese President Nguyen Van Thieu to discuss the proposed peace treaty drafted by Kissinger and Le Duc Tho, the chief North Vietnamese negotiator in Paris
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/kissinger-discusses-draft-peace-treaty-with-president-thieu

1981: Birth of Christian Bautista, Philippino singer
http://christianbautista.org/biography.html

2002: In Indonesia, Abu Bakar Bashir suspected of being the one who ordered the attacks against churchs on December 24, 2000 is arrested. The day before he had publicly pray for Ben Laden

2007: Philippines. Amidst corruption controversies hounding the Arroyo administration, a bomb explosion rocked Glorietta 2, a shopping mall in Makati, which killed 11 and injured more than 100 people
http://www.gmanews.tv/story/65189/9-dead-100-hurt-in-suspected-terror-attack-at-Makati-mall

2012: The United States invits Myanmar to the world’s largest multi-national military field exercise, a powerful symbolic gesture toward a military with a grim human rights record and a milestone in its rapprochement with the West
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/10/2012101910515790866.html

 

On 19 October in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

2010-10 Apec

ON 19 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 19, 2017

1936: Death of Lu Xun, Chinese leftist writer, born on September 25, 1881
http://www.marxists.org/archive/lu-xun/index.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lu_Xun
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/10068.html

lu-xun

1943: Local Chinese and native Suluks rise up against the Japanese occupation of North Borneo. The revolt, staged in the capital, Jesselton, resulted in the deaths of 40 Japanese soldiers
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/chinese-and-suluks-revolt-against-japanese-in-north-borneo

1950: The military of the People’s Republic of China take control of the town and the province of Chamdo, in eastern Tibet after the surrender of Tibetan leader Ngaboi Ngawang Jigme, governor of Chamdo
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Invasion_of_Tibet_(1950)
http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/indiv/area/tibet-potomac/historical/taklha.html

1950: After the Chinese leadership finally settled the issue of armed intervention, the People’s Republic of China joins the Korean War starting to send thousands of troops across the Yalu river to fight United Nations forces
http://www3.nccu.edu.tw/~lorenzo/Hao%20Chinas%20Decision.pdf
 http://english.people.com.cn/english/200010/26/eng20001026_53608.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FIGwTqFicZk&feature=relmfu

2001: Death of renowned Chinese conductor Li Delun, born in 1917
http://www.bach-cantatas.com/Bio/Delun-Li.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Li_Delun

li-delun

2001: In Shanghai, opening of the summit of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC). First meeting of Jiang Zemin and George Bush. The 20 heads of state or of government solemnly condemn the international terrorism
http://www.china.org.cn/english/12585.htm
https://apec.org/Meeting-Papers/Leaders-Declarations/2001/2001_aelm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/10032.html

2010-10 Apec

2010: Beijing makes a new appeal for the return of relics looted by British and French troops from the Old Summer Palace in Beijing 150 years ago
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-11576576

2011: Hong kong Card. Zen on hunger strike for freedom of education in schools
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Card.-Zen-on-hunger-strike-for-freedom-of-education-in-schools-22950.html