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On 23 October in Asian history

1991-10-23-peace-accord

ON 23 OCTOBER IN ASIAN HISTORY
  

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Updated on October 23, 2017

930: Death of Daigo, 60th Japanese emperor (897-930),  born in January 885. Not confuse with Go-Daigo, the 96th emperor (1336-1339)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Daigo

1857: Birth of Juan Luna y Novicio, a « Ilocano people » painter, sculptor and a political activist of the Philippine Revolution, who died on December 7, 1899
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juan_Luna
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/705/today-in-philippine-history-october-23-1857-juan-luna-was-born-in-badoc-ilocos-norte

Luna y novicio

1868: In Japan, by a decree, the Meiji era is set up. The emperor Mutsuhito recovers full power from the shogun
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/japan/f/What-Was-the-Meiji-Restoration.htm

Mutsuhito 2

1905: Birth of Yen Chia-kan,who succeeded Chiang Kai-shek as President of the Republic of China upon Chiang’s death on April 5,  1975, up to May 20, 1978, and who died on December 24, 1993
http://english.president.gov.tw/Page/84
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yen_Chia-kan

1910: Death of Chulalongkorn (Rama V), king of Siam (Thailand) since 1868 to 1910, born on September 20, 1853. He is succeeded by Vajiravudh
http://tudtu.tripod.com/rama5.html

1920: Birth of Ted Fujita, Japanese meteorologist, who died on November
19, 1998
http://www-news.uchicago.edu/releases/98/981120.fujita.shtml
http://www.notablebiographies.com/supp/Supplement-Fl-Ka/Fujita-Tetsuya.html

1923: Birth of Aslam Farrukhi, Pakistani scholar and poet
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aslam_Farrukhi

1924: Birth of Chi Hsin, Taiwan film director
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1881815/

1924: Feng Yuxiang launched the Beijing coup to overthrow Cao Kun government
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beijing_Coup
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Feng_Yuxiang

1924-10-23 Coup de Pékin

1929: Birth of Shamsur Rahman, Bangladeshi poet, columnist and journalist,.who died on August 17, 2006
http://www.loc.gov/acq/ovop/delhi/salrp/shamsurrahman.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shamsur_Rahman_(poet)

1939: The Japanese Mitsubishi G4M twin-engine « Betty » Bomber makes its maiden flight
http://www.aviation-history.com/mitsubishi/g4m.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8s6LMIwRH8k

1942: The Battle for Henderson Field begins during the Guadalcanal Campaign and ends on October 26
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_for_Henderson_Field

1944: The Battle of Leyte Gulf, the largest naval battle in history begins in the
Philippines

1944-10-23-battle-of-leyte-golf
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Leyte_Gulf
http://militaryhistory.about.com/od/worldwari1/p/leytegulf.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BP3LKla583g

1950: Offensive of the Indonesian troops on Ambon, capital of the South Mollucas held by separatists

1954: Birth of Ang Lee, Taiwanese film director
http://www.biography.com/people/ang-lee-9376807

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=irSY5l3BecU&feature=fvw

1955: In South Vietnam, by a referendum organized by the PM Ngo Dinh Diem, monarchy is abolished by 98,2 % of the votes
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/State_of_Vietnam_referendum,_1955

1955: Birth of Ryoko Sakaguchi, Japanese actress who died on March 27, 2013
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1160234/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y0WSiV6-rAI

1958: After the visit of Foster Dulles (arrived on 20), Chiang Kai-shek officially renounces the use  of force for the reconquest of the Mainland

1965: In Vietnam, the 1st Cavalry division (US) and South Vietnamese  forces launch a new operation seeking to destroy North Vietnamese forces in  Pleku province
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/1st-cavalry-division-launches-operation-silver-bayonet

1966: Chinese president Liu Shaoqi makes his first self-criticism
http://chineseposters.net/themes/liushaoqi.php
https://books.google.fr/books?id=fYxPkWTVQoIC&redir_esc=y

1966-10-23 liu shaoqi autocritique

1972: Citing difficulties with South Vietnamese President Thieu, U.S. negotiators cable  Hanoi requesting further negotiations in Paris over the proposed draft peace accord
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-negotiators-ask-for-further-talks-in-paris

1972: Operation Linebacker, a US bombing campaign against North Vietnam in response to its  Easter Offensive, ends after five months.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Linebacker

1973: Birth of Vivian Bang, South Korean actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0051930/
http://vimeo.com/10659983

1978: China (Deng Xiaoping) and Japan (Takeo Fukada) exchange treaty ratification documents in  Tokyo, formally ending 40 years of hostility
http://www.fmprc.gov.cn/mfa_eng/ziliao_665539/3602_665543/3604_665547/t18012.shtml 
https://jijiphoto.photoshelter.com/gallery-image/All/G0000MmXEZAYWX6I/I0000.o5iy1UUark

 

1978-10-23 Traité de paix

1981: Birth of Lee Ki-woo, South Korean actor
http://www.dramafever.com/lee-ki-woo/actor/252/
http://www.hancinema.net/korean_Lee_Ki-woo.php

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uz5B5O2WHio

1981: Devan Nair becomes third president of Singapore, until March 27, 1985
http://singaporepioneers.blogspot.com/2006/10/c-v-devan-nair.html

1983: Birth of Sayaka Isoyama, Japanese actress
http://asianwiki.com/Sayaka_Isoyama

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gIScjWT8GQ0

1991: Birth of Princess Mako, daughter of Prince Akishino and granddaughter of emperor Akihito of Japan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Princess_Mako_of_Akishino

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7wfLP_LT_gY

1991: End of the Paris Conference and signature of Agreements on Comprehensive Political  Settlement of the Cambodia conflict, putting an end to a 21-year long war
http://www.cambodia.org/facts/?page=1991+Paris+Peace+Agreements
http://www.usip.org/publications/peace-agreements-cambodia

1991-10-23-peace-accord

1992: Emperor Akihito becomes the first emperor of Japan to stand on Chinese soil
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/akihito-deplores-japanese-atrocities-china-remembers-the-horrors-of-invasion-but-time-heals-much-writes-raymond-whitaker-in-peking-1559194.html
http://articles.latimes.com/1992-10-29/news/mn-939_1_imperial-couple


1996: The forces of Commandant Massoud, launch a large scale offensive against Taliban in northern of Kabul

2003: In New York, death of Soong Mei-ling, widow of Chiang Kai-sheik, at 105 years old
http://www.cbsnews.com/news/mme-chiang-kai-shek-dead-at-106/
http://www.theguardian.com/news/2003/oct/25/guardianobituaries.china

2004: A powerful earthquake and its aftershocks hit Niigata prefecture, northern Japan, killing  35 people, injuring 2,200, and leaving 85,000 homeless or evacuated

2007: Death of Lim Goh Tong, Malaysian-born Chinese businessman, born in 1918
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lim_Goh_Tong

2008: Hu Jia, one of China’s most prominent human rights activists, wins the European Parliament’s prestigious Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7686026.stm

2009: Southeast Asian leaders meeting in Thailand formally launch a widely criticized human rights commission at a regional summit. The Asean Intergovernmental Commission on  Human Rights has been touted as the region’s first watchdog on human rights
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2009/10/2009102342748803221.html

2011: US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta and his Indonesian counterpart discuss the two countries’ growing military ties after more than a decade-long suspension by Washington over human rights issues

2012: Japan’s justice minister quits after calls for his resignation over past ties to an organized crime syndicate.
http://www.euronews.com/2012/10/23/japan-justice-minister-quits-amid-organised-crime-links/
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/10/2012102363358296493.html

2012: Death of Sunil Gangopadhyay, Indian author and poet, born on September 7, 1934
http://www.rediff.com/news/report/eminent-writer-sunil-gangopadhyay-passes-away/20121023.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ygzPNhz8EAk

2012: A group of South Korean lawmakers visits an isolated set of islands at the centre of a territorial dispute with Japan — prompting an immediate protest from Tokyo
http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1067898/south-korean-lawmakers-visit-islands-disputed-japan

2013: China and India sign a deal aimed at soothing tension on their contested border, as the two countries try to break a decades-old stalemate on overlapping claims to remote stretches of the Himalayas.
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2013/10/china-india-reach-border-defence-pact-2013102363258699437.html

2013: Thousands of Cambodian opposition supporters begin a three-day rally to protest what they say was a rigged election and the illegitimate return to power of Prime Minister Hun Sen.
http://asiancorrespondent.com/114803/thousands-gather-in-cambodian-opposition-protest/

2014: Bangladesh Islamist leader Ghulam Azam dies aged 91. Last year Azam was sentenced to 90 years in jail after being found guilty of charges relating to Bangladesh’s 1971 war of independence with Pakistan
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-29749450


Holidays and Observances

Chulalongkorn Memorial Day in Thailand

 

On 23 October in South Asian history

ON 23 OCTOBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on October 23, 2017

1923: Birth of Aslam Farrukhi, Pakistani scholar and poet
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aslam_Farrukhi

1929: Birth of Shamsur Rahman, Bangladeshi poet, columnist and journalist,.who died on August 17, 2006
http://www.loc.gov/acq/ovop/delhi/salrp/shamsurrahman.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shamsur_Rahman

1996: The forces of Commandant Massoud, launch a large scale offensive against Taliban in northern of Kabul

2012: Death of Sunil Gangopadhyay, Indian author and poet, born on September 7, 1934
http://ibnlive.in.com/news/bengali-writer-sunil-gangopadhyay-dies-of-a-heart-attack-at-78/301744-40-103.html
http://www.rediff.com/news/report/eminent-writer-sunil-gangopadhyay-passes-away/20121023.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ygzPNhz8EAk

2013: China and India sign a deal aimed at soothing tension on their contested border, as the two countries try to break a decades-old stalemate on overlapping claims to remote stretches of the Himalayas.
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2013/10/china-india-reach-border-defence-pact-2013102363258699437.html
http://www.chinapost.com.tw/asia/india/2013/10/23/391942/China-India.htm

2014: Bangladesh Islamist leader Ghulam Azam dies aged 91. Last year Azam was sentenced to 90 years in jail after being found guilty of charges relating to Bangladesh’s 1971 war of independence with Pakistan
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-29749450

On 23 October in Japan’s history

1978-10-23 Traité de paix

ON 23 OCTOBER IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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

Updated on October 23, 2017

930: Death of Daigo, 60th Japanese emperor (897-930),  born in January 885. Not confuse with Go-Daigo, the 96th emperor (1336-1339)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Daigo

1868: In Japan, by a decree, the Meiji era is set up. The emperor Mutsuhito recovers full power from the shogun
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/japan/f/What-Was-the-Meiji-Restoration.htm

Mutsuhito 2

1920: Birth of Ted Fujita, Japanese meteorologist, who died on November  19, 1998
http://www-news.uchicago.edu/releases/98/981120.fujita.shtml
http://www.notablebiographies.com/supp/Supplement-Fl-Ka/Fujita-Tetsuya.html

1939: The Japanese Mitsubishi G4M twin-engine « Betty » Bomber makes its maiden flight
http://www.aviation-history.com/mitsubishi/g4m.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8s6LMIwRH8k

1942: The Battle for Henderson Field begins during the Guadalcanal Campaign and ends on October 26
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_for_Henderson_Field

1944: The Battle of Leyte Gulf, the largest naval battle in history begins in the
Philippines
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Leyte_Gulf
http://militaryhistory.about.com/od/worldwari1/p/leytegulf.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BP3LKla583g

1955: Birth of Ryoko Sakaguchi, Japanese actress who died on March 27, 2013
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1160234/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y0WSiV6-rAI

1978: China (Deng Xiaoping) and Japan (Takeo Fukada) exchange treaty ratification documents in  Tokyo, formally ending 40 years of hostility
http://www.fmprc.gov.cn/mfa_eng/ziliao_665539/3602_665543/3604_665547/t18012.shtml 
https://jijiphoto.photoshelter.com/gallery-image/All/G0000MmXEZAYWX6I/I0000.o5iy1UUark

1978-10-23 Traité de paix

 

1983: Birth of Sayaka Isoyama, Japanese actress
http://asianwiki.com/Sayaka_Isoyama

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gIScjWT8GQ0

1991: Birth of Princess Mako, daughter of Prince Akishino and granddaughter of emperor Akihito of Japan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Princess_Mako_of_Akishino

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7wfLP_LT_gY

1992: Emperor Akihito becomes the first emperor of Japan to stand on Chinese soil
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/akihito-deplores-japanese-atrocities-china-remembers-the-horrors-of-invasion-but-time-heals-much-writes-raymond-whitaker-in-peking-1559194.html
http://articles.latimes.com/1992-10-29/news/mn-939_1_imperial-couple

2004: A powerful earthquake and its aftershocks hit Niigata prefecture, northern Japan, killing  35 people, injuring 2,200, and leaving 85,000 homeless or evacuated

2012: Japan’s justice minister quits after calls for his resignation over past ties to an organized crime syndicate.
http://www.euronews.com/2012/10/23/japan-justice-minister-quits-amid-organised-crime-links/
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/10/2012102363358296493.html

2012: A group of South Korean lawmakers visits an isolated set of islands at the centre of a territorial dispute with Japan — prompting an immediate protest from Tokyo
http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1067898/south-korean-lawmakers-visit-islands-disputed-japan

 

On 23 October in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

1978-10-23 Traité de paix

ON 23 OCTOBER IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on October 23, 2017

1905: Birth of Yen Chia-kan,who succeeded Chiang Kai-shek as President of the Republic of China upon Chiang’s death on April 5,  1975, up to May 20, 1978, and who died on December 24, 1993
http://english.president.gov.tw/Page/84
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yen_Chia-kan

1924: Feng Yuxiang launched the Beijing coup to overthrow Cao Kun government
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beijing_Coup
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Feng_Yuxiang

1924-10-23 Coup de Pékin

1924: Birth of Chi Hsin, Taiwan film director
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1881815/

1954: Birth of Ang Lee, Taiwanese film director
http://www.biography.com/people/ang-lee-9376807

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=irSY5l3BecU&feature=fvw

1958: After the visit of Foster Dulles (arrived on 20), Chiang Kai-shek officially renounces the use  of force for the reconquest of the Mainland

1966: Chinese president Liu Shaoqi makes his first self-criticism
http://chineseposters.net/themes/liushaoqi.php
https://books.google.fr/books?id=fYxPkWTVQoIC&redir_esc=y

1966-10-23 liu shaoqi autocritique

1978: China (Deng Xiaoping) and Japan (Takeo Fukada) exchange treaty ratification documents in  Tokyo, formally ending 40 years of hostility
http://www.fmprc.gov.cn/mfa_eng/ziliao_665539/3602_665543/3604_665547/t18012.shtml 
https://jijiphoto.photoshelter.com/gallery-image/All/G0000MmXEZAYWX6I/I0000.o5iy1UUark

 

1978-10-23 Traité de paix

1992: Emperor Akihito becomes the first emperor of Japan to stand on Chinese soil
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/akihito-deplores-japanese-atrocities-china-remembers-the-horrors-of-invasion-but-time-heals-much-writes-raymond-whitaker-in-peking-1559194.html
http://articles.latimes.com/1992-10-29/news/mn-939_1_imperial-couple

2003: In New York, death of Soong Mei-ling, widow of Chiang Kai-sheik, at 105 years old
http://www.cbsnews.com/news/mme-chiang-kai-shek-dead-at-106/
http://www.theguardian.com/news/2003/oct/25/guardianobituaries.china

2008: Hu Jia, one of China’s most prominent human rights activists, wins the European Parliament’s prestigious Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7686026.stm

2013: China and India sign a deal aimed at soothing tension on their contested border, as the two countries try to break a decades-old stalemate on overlapping claims to remote stretches of the Himalayas.
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2013/10/china-india-reach-border-defence-pact-2013102363258699437.html