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On 12 November in Asian history

1978-11-12 Deng arrive à Singapour

ON 12 NOVEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on November 12, 2017

 764: Under king Trisong Detsen, Tibetan take Chang’an (now Xi’an), the capital of the Chinese Tang Dynasty emperor Daizong
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trisong_Detsen

1528: Birth of Qi Jiguang, Chinese general, famous for his fighting against Japanese pirates, who died on January 5, 1588.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qi_Jiguang
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/10697.html

1841: During the First Afghan War, beginning of the siege of Jellalabad, up to April 13, 1842
http://britishbattles.com/first-afghan-war/siege-jellalabad.htm

1848: Birth of Li Lianying, Imperial Eunuch, who died on March 4, 1911
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Li_Lianying
http://www.vernonjohns.org/snuffy1186/li%20lianying%20imperial%20eunuch.html

1866: Birth of Sun Yat-sen, founder of the Republic of China, who died on March 12, 1925
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/modernchina/p/Sun-Yat-Sen.htm
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/sun-yat-sen-71.php
http://totallyhistory.com/sun-yat-sen/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O3KtGgmAOaQ&feature=player_embedded

 1893: The treaty of the Durand Line is signed between present day Pakistan and Afghanistan – the Durand Line has gained international recognition as an international border between the two nations
http://www.afghanistans.com/information/history/durandline.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uZPKsgz5MoA


1899: Incapable of further resistance, Filipino military leaders decide to disband the army and to continue to fight by guerrilla warfare
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1341/today-in-philippine-history-november-12-1899-filipino-military-leaders-decided-to-disband-the-army

1916: Birth of Rogelio de la Rosa, Filipino actor and politician who died on November 10, 1986
http://viewsfromthepampang.blogspot.com/2007/12/63rogelio-de-la-rosa-golden-boy-of.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rogelio_de_la_Rosa

1926: the Communist Party of Indonesia (PKI) revolts in Banten, Batavia, Bandung, Padang. PKI declares a republic. Revolt is crushed by the Dutch, who make over 13,000 arrests


https://books.google.fr/books?id=V7crBNqa-9UC&pg=PA34&lpg=PA34&dq=1926:+the+Communist+Party+of+Indonesia+(PKI)+revolts+in+Banten&source=bl&ots=Uv0UU7NkWe&sig=3EI9zxjMRippp9IOqTxtfZU2mUk&hl=fr&sa=X&ved=0CCQQ6AEwAWoVChMImo3ogJmJyQIVRNcaCh1AmQNy#v=onepage&q=1926%3A%20the%20Communist%20Party%20of%20Indonesia%20(PKI)%20revolts%20in%20Banten&f=false
http://eastiseverywhere.tumblr.com/post/117720157469/communism-socialism-week-parti-komunis-indonesia
http://www.jstor.org/stable/2050720?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents

1927: Birth of Yutaka Taniyama, Japanese mathematician who committed suicide on November 17, 1958
http://www.absoluteastronomy.com/topics/Yutaka_Taniyama

 1933: The Independent  Republic (Turkish Islamic Republic of Eastern Turkestan- TIRET or Republic of  Uyghurstan, both names were used at the same time) is proclaimed (up to  February 6, 1934)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_East_Turkestan_Republic

1942: Beginning of  the three-day capital naval battle of Guadalcanal between Japanese and American  forces
http://www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar/USN/USN-CN-Guadalcanal/index.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H2jJjpk_-bc&feature=related

1944: In a part of  Xinjiang, following the Yili Uprising, the Second Eastern Turkestan Republic is  proclaimed (up to October 20, 1949)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_East_Turkestan_Republic

1945: Jendral Sudirman is elected the first commander-in-chief of the Indonesian Armed Forces
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sudirman
http://www.profilpedia.com/2014/05/profil-dan-biografi-jendral-sudirman.html

Jendral Sudirman

1946: Death of Madan Mohan Malaviya, Indian activist and politician, founder of the Banaras Hindu University, born on December 25, 1861
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malviya

 

1948: In Tokyo, the  International Military Tribunal for the Far East sentences seven Japanese  military and government officials to death, including Prime Minister Hideki Tojo,  for their role during WW2
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/japanese-war-criminals-sentenced
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Military_Tribunal_for_the_Far_East
http://www.cnd.org/mirror/nanjing/NMTT.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Qahacxji38&feature=related

1951: General Ridway  orders to stop all new offensive. The Korea War enters into its trenchers  period

1959: Birth of Toshihiko Sahashi, Japanese composer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toshihiko_Sahashi
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=114

Sahashi Toshihiko

1963: Birth of Susumu Terajima, Japanese actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Susumu_Terajima
http://asianmediawiki.com/Susumu_Terajima

1965: Death of Taher Saifuddin, Indian spiritual leader, 51st Da’i al-Mutlaq, born on August 4, 1888
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taher_Saifuddin
Http://www.sfjamaat.org/sf/taher.html

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hlCHn0KNHGA

1969: Death in jail of president Liu Shaoqi, left without medical  assistance by Maoist Red guards
http://www.executedtoday.com/2013/11/12/1969-liu-shaoqi-dies-under-torture/
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Liu_Shaoqi
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/10708.html

1969-11-12 Mort de Liu Shaoqi

1969: An American  journalist,Seymour Hersh, reveals the massacre of the population of the Vietnam  village of My Lay on 16 March 1968
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/seymour-hersh-breaks-my-lai-story

1970: The Bhola cyclone makes landfall on the coast of East Pakistan becoming the deadliest tropical cyclone in history
http://www.hurricanescience.org/history/storms/1970s/greatbhola/
http://www.weather.com/storms/hurricane/news/deadliest-cyclone-history-bangladesh-20130605#/1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gkcuZoR6XSU

1971: In the Vietnam  war, as part of Vietnamization, US President Richard M. Nixon sets February 1,  1972 as the deadline for the removal of another 45,000 American troops from  Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/nixon-sets-new-deadline-for-next-troop-withdrawal

1971: Birth of Chen Guangcheng, Chinese civil right activist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chen_Guangcheng
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-17866176

1978: Chinese leader  Deng Xiaoping in Singapore for a two-day visit
http://www.sipac.gov.cn/english/zhuanti/fnotpoc/fnotpoc_nmoic/
http://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/newspapers/Digitised/Article/straitstimes19781113-1.2.3.aspx

1978-11-12 Deng arrive à Singapour

1984: Birth of Sandara Park, South Korean actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sandara_Park

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

1990: The current  emperor of Japan Akihito is officially enthroned
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/akihito-enthroned-as-emperor-of-japan
http://community.seattletimes.nwsource.com/archive/?date=19901123&slug=1105701

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wisR6RBqu9M

1991: In Dili  (East-Timor), Indonesian forces open fire on demonstrators causing 271 deaths  and 250 missing people
http://www.etan.org/timor/SntaCRUZ.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dili_Massacre

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8NYdGad-0bs

1994: After her  November 9 victory, Chandrika Kumaratunga takes her charge of president of Sri  Lanka
http://www.jstor.org/pss/2645745

1996: The Indemnity  Act of Bangladesh gives immunity from legal action to the persons  involved in the assassination of president Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, is scrapped  after Awami League formed government with Sheikh Hasina Wazed, the daughter of  Sheikh Mujib, as Prime Minister of Bangladesh. This paves the way for the trial  of the killers
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indemnity_Act,_Bangladesh

1997: Ramzi Yousef is  found guilty of masterminding the 1993 World Trade Center bombing
http://www.terrorismfiles.org/individuals/ramzi_yousef.html

2001: Taliban forces  abandon Kabul, ahead of advancing Afghan Northern Alliance troops
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/teachers/featured_articles/20011114wednesday.html

2006: Tie Ning is  elected president of the Chinese Writers’ Association, during the Seventh  National Congress of the Chinese Writers’ Association, to become the third  president, and first woman president, in the association’s history
http://www.china.org.cn/english/culture/188688.htm
http://www.womenofchina.cn/womenofchina/html1/people/writers/9/382-1.htm

2007: In Cambodia,  police arrest Ieng Sary, the former minister of the Khmer Rouge, along with his  wife the former social affair minister of the Khmer Rouge government
http://edition.cnn.com/2007/WORLD/asiapcf/11/12/cambodia.khmer/index.html http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=16218061

2010: Taiwan government strips  ex-president Chen Shui-bian of privileges of due to him as a former head of  state, after he was convicted of bribery by the island’s highest court

2012: A high court clears influential Japanese politician Ichiro Ozawa of wrongdoing in connection with a political funding case
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-20293753

2013: China is granted a seat on the UN’s human rights council despite its long record of refusing inspections by international human rights monitors
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/nov/13/china-granted-seat-un-human-rights-Council

2014: Death of Ravi Chopra, Indian director and producer, born on September 27, 1946
http://www.hindustantimes.com/bollywood/baghban-director-ravi-chopra-dies-at-68/story-6MblWEhn399BpVvbpID6zK.html
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Mahabharat-co-director-Ravi-Chopra-dies/articleshow/45126970.cms

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

2015 : After being banned from entering for 10 years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in the United Kingdom with critics denouncing moves against freedom of speech in India since his government took power a year ago. Trade and defence deals worth billions of dollars are signed during Modi’s maiden visit
http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-34790212
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-34773767
http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-modi-in-uk-full-text-of-pm-modi-s-speech-at-british-parliament-2144742
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/india/11984475/Why-is-Indian-prime-minister-Modi-in-London-and-why-are-people-going-to-see-him-at-Wembley-stadium.html

2016: The biggest street protest in nearly three decades was held in the heart of Seoul with up to 1 million people calling for President Park Geun-hye to resign
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-37958037

 

Holidays and  observances

Republic of China (Taiwan) : Birth of Sun Yat-Sen

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 12 November in Asian history

WARS, CONLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 12 NOVEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on November 12, 2017

 764: Under king Trisong Detsen, Tibetan take Chang’an (now Xi’an), the capital of the Chinese Tang Dynasty emperor Daizong
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trisong_Detsen

1841: During the First Afghan War, beginning of the siege of Jellalabad, up to April 13, 1842
http://britishbattles.com/first-afghan-war/siege-jellalabad.htm

1893: The treaty of the Durand Line is signed between present day Pakistan and Afghanistan – the Durand Line has gained international recognition as an international border between the two nations
http://www.afghanistans.com/information/history/durandline.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uZPKsgz5MoA

1926: the Communist Party of Indonesia (PKI) revolts in Banten, Batavia, Bandung, Padang. PKI declares a republic. Revolt is crushed by the Dutch, who make over 13,000 arrests
https://books.google.fr/books?id=V7crBNqa-9UC&pg=PA34&lpg=PA34&dq=1926:+the+Communist+Party+of+Indonesia+(PKI)+revolts+in+Banten&source=bl&ots=Uv0UU7NkWe&sig=3EI9zxjMRippp9IOqTxtfZU2mUk&hl=fr&sa=X&ved=0CCQQ6AEwAWoVChMImo3ogJmJyQIVRNcaCh1AmQNy#v=onepage&q=1926%3A%20the%20Communist%20Party%20of%20Indonesia%20(PKI)%20revolts%20in%20Banten&f=false
http://eastiseverywhere.tumblr.com/post/117720157469/communism-socialism-week-parti-komunis-indonesia
http://www.jstor.org/stable/2050720?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents

1933: The Independent  Republic (Turkish Islamic Republic of Eastern Turkestan- TIRET or Republic of  Uyghurstan, both names were used at the same time) is proclaimed (up to  February 6, 1934
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_East_Turkestan_Republic

1942: Beginning of  the three-day capital naval battle of Guadalcanal between Japanese and American  forces
http://www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar/USN/USN-CN-Guadalcanal/index.html

1944: In a part of  Xinjiang, following the Yili Uprising, the Second Eastern Turkestan Republic is  proclaimed (up to October 20, 1949)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_East_Turkestan_Republic

1948: In Tokyo, the  International Military Tribunal for the Far East sentences seven Japanese  military and government officials to death, including Prime Minister Hideki Tojo,  for their role during WW2
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/japanese-war-criminals-sentenced
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Military_Tribunal_for_the_Far_East
http://www.cnd.org/mirror/nanjing/NMTT.html

1951: General Ridway  orders to stop all new offensive. The Korea War enters into its trenchers  period

1969: An American  journalist,Seymour Hersh, reveals the massacre of the population of the Vietnam  village of My Lay on 16 March 1968
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/seymour-hersh-breaks-my-lai-story

1970: In Bangladesh,  a giant tsunami devastates Chittagong areas, causing more than 400,000 victims

1971: In the Vietnam  war, as part of Vietnamization, US President Richard M. Nixon sets February 1,  1972 as the deadline for the removal of another 45,000 American troops from  Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/nixon-sets-new-deadline-for-next-troop-withdrawal

1991: In Dili  (East-Timor), Indonesian forces open fire on demonstrators causing 271 deaths  et 250 missing people
http://www.etan.org/timor/SntaCRUZ.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dili_Massacre

1997: Ramzi Yousef is  found guilty of masterminding the 1993 World Trade Center bombing
http://www.terrorismfiles.org/individuals/ramzi_yousef.html

2001: Taliban forces  abandon Kabul, ahead of advancing Afghan Northern Alliance troops
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/teachers/featured_articles/20011114wednesday.html

 

On 12 November in South Asian history

ON 12 NOVEMBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on November 12, 2017

 764: Under king Trisong Detsen, Tibetan take Chang’an (now Xi’an), the capital of the Chinese Tang Dynasty emperor Daizong
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trisong_Detsen

1841: During the First Afghan War, beginning of the siege of Jellalabad, up to April 13, 1842
http://britishbattles.com/first-afghan-war/siege-jellalabad.htm

1893: The treaty of the Durand Line is signed between present day Pakistan and Afghanistan – the Durand Line has gained international recognition as an international border between the two nations
http://www.afghanistans.com/information/history/durandline.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uZPKsgz5MoA

1946: Death of Madan Mohan Malaviya, Indian activist and politician, founder of the Banaras Hindu University, born on December 25, 1861

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malviya

 

1965: Death of Taher Saifuddin, Indian spiritual leader, 51st Da’i al-Mutlaq, born on August 4, 1888
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taher_Saifuddin
Http://www.sfjamaat.org/sf/taher.html

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hlCHn0KNHGA

1970: The Bhola cyclone makes landfall on the coast of East Pakistan becoming the deadliest tropical cyclone in history
http://www.hurricanescience.org/history/storms/1970s/greatbhola/
http://www.weather.com/storms/hurricane/news/deadliest-cyclone-history-bangladesh-20130605#/1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gkcuZoR6XSU

1994: After her  November 9 victory, Chandrika Kumaratunga takes her charge of president of Sri  Lanka
http://www.jstor.org/pss/2645745

1996: The Indemnity  Act of Bangladesh, formulated to give immunity from legal action to the persons  involved in the assassination of president Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, is scrapped  after Awami League formed government with Sheikh Hasina Wazed, the daughter of  Sheikh Mujib, as Prime Minister of Bangladesh. This paves the way for the trial  of the killers
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indemnity_Act

1997: Ramzi Yousef is  found guilty of masterminding the 1993 World Trade Center bombing
http://www.terrorismfiles.org/individuals/ramzi_yousef.html

2001: Taliban forces  abandon Kabul, ahead of advancing Afghan Northern Alliance troops
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/teachers/featured_articles/20011114wednesday.html

2014: Death of Ravi Chopra, Indian director and producer, born on September 27, 1946
http://www.hindustantimes.com/bollywood/baghban-director-ravi-chopra-dies-at-68/story-6MblWEhn399BpVvbpID6zK.html
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Mahabharat-co-director-Ravi-Chopra-dies/articleshow/45126970.cms

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

2015 : After being banned from entering for 10 years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in the United Kingdom with critics denouncing moves against freedom of speech in India since his government took power a year ago. Trade and defence deals worth billions of dollars are signed during Modi’s maiden visit
http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-34790212 http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-34773767
http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-modi-in-uk-full-text-of-pm-modi-s-speech-at-british-parliament-2144742
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/india/11984475/Why-is-Indian-prime-minister-Modi-in-London-and-why-are-people-going-to-see-him-at-Wembley-stadium.html

On 12 November in Southeast Asian history

ON 12 NOVEMBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on November 12, 2017

1899: Incapable of further resistance, Filipino military leaders decide to disband the army and to continue to fight by guerrilla warfare
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1341/today-in-philippine-history-november-12-1899-filipino-military-leaders-decided-to-disband-the-army

1916: Birth of Rogelio de la Rosa, Filipino actor and politician who died on November 10, 1986
http://viewsfromthepampang.blogspot.com/2007/12/63rogelio-de-la-rosa-golden-boy-of.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rogelio_de_la_Rosa

1926: the Communist Party of Indonesia (PKI) revolts in Banten, Batavia, Bandung, Padang. PKI declares a republic. Revolt is crushed by the Dutch, who make over 13,000 arrests


https://books.google.fr/books?id=V7crBNqa-9UC&pg=PA34&lpg=PA34&dq=1926:+the+Communist+Party+of+Indonesia+(PKI)+revolts+in+Banten&source=bl&ots=Uv0UU7NkWe&sig=3EI9zxjMRippp9IOqTxtfZU2mUk&hl=fr&sa=X&ved=0CCQQ6AEwAWoVChMImo3ogJmJyQIVRNcaCh1AmQNy#v=onepage&q=1926%3A%20the%20Communist%20Party%20of%20Indonesia%20(PKI)%20revolts%20in%20Banten&f=false
http://eastiseverywhere.tumblr.com/post/117720157469/communism-socialism-week-parti-komunis-indonesia
http://www.jstor.org/stable/2050720?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents

1945: Jendral Sudirman is elected the first commander-in-chief of the Indonesian Armed Forces
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sudirman
http://www.profilpedia.com/2014/05/profil-dan-biografi-jendral-sudirman.html

Jendral Sudirman

1969: An American  journalist,Seymour Hersh, reveals the massacre of the population of the Vietnam  village of My Lay on 16 March 1968
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/seymour-hersh-breaks-my-lai-story

1971: In the Vietnam  war, as part of Vietnamization, US President Richard M. Nixon sets February 1,  1972 as the deadline for the removal of another 45,000 American troops from  Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/nixon-sets-new-deadline-for-next-troop-withdrawal

1978: Chinese leader  Deng Xiaoping in Singapore for a two-day visit
http://www.sipac.gov.cn/english/zhuanti/fnotpoc/fnotpoc_nmoic/
http://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/newspapers/Digitised/Article/straitstimes19781113-1.2.3.aspx

1978-11-12 Deng arrive à Singapour

1991: In Dili  (East-Timor), Indonesian forces open fire on demonstrators causing 271 deaths  and 250 missing people
http://www.etan.org/timor/SntaCRUZ.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dili_Massacre

2007: In Cambodia,  police arrest Ieng Sary, the former minister of the Khmer Rouge, along with his  wife the former social affair minister of the Khmer Rouge government
http://edition.cnn.com/2007/WORLD/asiapcf/11/12/cambodia.khmer/index.html
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=16218061

On 12 November in Japan’s history

ON 12 NOVEMBER IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on November 12, 2017

1927: Birth of Yutaka Taniyama, Japanese mathematician who committed suicide on November 17, 1958
http://www.absoluteastronomy.com/topics/Yutaka_Taniyama

 1942: Beginning of  the three-day capital naval battle of Guadalcanal between Japanese and American  forces
http://www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar/USN/USN-CN-Guadalcanal/index.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H2jJjpk_-bc&feature=related

1948: In Tokyo, the  International Military Tribunal for the Far East sentences seven Japanese  military and government officials to death, including Prime Minister Hideki Tojo,  for their role during WW2
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/japanese-war-criminals-sentenced
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Military_Tribunal_for_the_Far_East
http://www.cnd.org/mirror/nanjing/NMTT.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Qahacxji38&feature=related

1959: Birth of Toshihiko Sahashi, Japanese composer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toshihiko_Sahashi
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=114

Sahashi Toshihiko

1963: Birth of Susumu Terajima, Japanese actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Susumu_Terajima
http://asianmediawiki.com/Susumu_Terajima

1968: Birth of Aya Hisakawa, Japanese voice actress/singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aya_Hisakawa
http://www.seiyuu.info/aya-hisakawa.php

1990: The current  emperor of Japan Akihito is officially enthroned

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/nov/13/akihito-japan-emperor-enthroned-125th
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/akihito-enthroned-as-emperor-of-japan
http://community.seattletimes.nwsource.com/archive/?date=19901123&slug=1105701

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wisR6RBqu9M

2012: A high court has cleared influential Japanese politician Ichiro Ozawa of wrongdoing in connection with a political funding case
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-20293753

 

On 12 November in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 12 NOVEMBER IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on November 12, 2017

 764: Under king Trisong Detsen, Tibetan take Chang’an (now Xi’an), the capital of the Chinese Tang Dynasty emperor Daizong
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trisong_Detsen

1528: Birth of Qi Jiguang, Chinese general, famous for his fighting against Japanese pirates, who died on January 5, 1588.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qi_Jiguang
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/10697.html

1848: Birth of Li Lianying, Imperial Eunuch, who died on March 4, 1991
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/sun-yat-sen-71.php
http://totallyhistory.com/sun-yat-sen/

1866: Birth of Sun Yat-sen, founder of the Republic of China, who died on March 12, 1925

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http://asianhistory.about.com/od/modernchina/p/Sun-Yat-Sen.htm
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/sun-yat-sen-71.php
http://totallyhistory.com/sun-yat-sen/

1933: The Independent  Republic (Turkish Islamic Republic of Eastern Turkestan- TIRET or Republic of  Uyghurstan, both names were used at the same time) is proclaimed (up to  February 6, 1934
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_East_Turkestan_Republic

1944: In a part of  Xinjiang, following the Yili Uprising, the Second Eastern Turkestan Republic is  proclaimed (up to October 20, 1949)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_East_Turkestan_Republic

1969: Death in jail of president Liu Shaoqi, left without medical  assistance by Maoist Red guards
http://www.executedtoday.com/2013/11/12/1969-liu-shaoqi-dies-under-torture/
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Liu_Shaoqi
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/10708.html

1969-11-12 Mort de Liu Shaoqi

1971: Birth of Chen Guangcheng, Chinese civil right activist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chen_Guangcheng
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-17866176

1978: Chinese leader  Deng Xiaoping in Singapore for a two-day visit
http://www.sipac.gov.cn/english/zhuanti/fnotpoc/fnotpoc_nmoic/
http://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/newspapers/Digitised/Article/straitstimes19781113-1.2.3.aspx

1978-11-12 Deng arrive à Singapour

1997: Taiwan singer Chang Yu-sheng dies in a car accident victim
http://www.chinaexpat.com/2009/04/27/the-tragic-story-of-chang-yu-sheng.html/
http://onedayinmay.net/blog/?p=441

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x2z5fyt

2006: Tie Ning is  elected president of the Chinese Writers’ Association, during the Seventh  National Congress of the Chinese Writers’ Association, to become the third  president, and first woman president, in the association’s history
http://www.china.org.cn/english/culture/188688.htm
http://www.womenofchina.cn/womenofchina/html1/people/writers/9/382-1.htm

2010: Taiwan government has stripped  ex-president Chen Shui-bian of privileges of due to him as a former head of  state, after he was convicted of bribery by the island’s highest court

2013: China is granted a seat on the UN’s human rights council despite its long record of refusing inspections by international human rights monitors
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/nov/13/china-granted-seat-un-human-rights-council


Holidays and  observances


Taiwan : Birth of Sun Yat-Sen