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On 24 November in Asian history

1996-11-24 Clinton-Jiang at APEC

ON 24 NOVEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on November 24, 2017

654: Death of Kotoku, 36th emperor of Japan, born in 596
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_K%C5%8Dtoku

Emperor Kotoku

1675: Death of Guru Tegh Bahadur, Indian religious leader, 9th Guru of Sikhs, born on April 18, 1621
http://www.sikhiwiki.org/index.php/Guru_Tegh_Bahadur
http://www.sikh-history.com/sikhhist/gurus/nanak9.html

1801: The United States establish its first consular post in what is now Indonesia in the city of Batavia (now Jakarta)

 1861: Birth of Makino Nobuaki, Japanese politician who died on January 25, 1949
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Makino_Nobuaki

1873: Birth of Kawai Gyokudo, Japanese painter who died June 30, 1957
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kawai_Gyokud%C5%8D
https://www.adachi-museum.or.jp/en/archives/collection/kawai_gyokudo
http://www.google.fr/search?q=gyokudo+kawai+painting&nord=1&biw=1242&bih=571&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=mRZyVJ20OsWYPK-qgIAE&ved=0CCMQsAQ

 

1877: Birth of Kavasji Jamshedji Petigara, Indian CID Commissioner of Police who died March 28, 1941
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khan_Bahadur_Cowasji_Petigara

1894: The Xingzhonghui (Revive China Society) is founded by Dr Sun Yat-sen
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Revive_China_Society
http://www.liquisearch.com/revive_china_society

1898: Birth of Liu Shaoqi, president of the People’s Republic of China (1969-1968), who died in jail on November 12, 1969
 http://chineseposters.net/themes/liushaoqi.php

Liu Shaoqi 2

1899: Birth of Wen Yiduo, Chinese scholar and poet who died on July 15, 1946
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wen_Yiduo
http://www.cipherjournal.com/html/sze.html

1903: In China, opening of the trade harbor of Port Arthur (Lüshun) to foreigners
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L%C3%BCshunkou

1924: General Feng Yuxiang, a warlord from the north of China, turns on his allies and seizes Peking
http://www.thechinastory.org/ritp/feng-yu-hsiang-feng-yuxiang-%E9%A6%AE%E7%8E%89%E7%A5%A5/

Feng Yuxiang

1926: Birth of Lee Tsung-dao (Li Zhengdao), physicist, 1957 Nobel Prize laureate
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tsung-Dao_Lee
http://tdlee.ccast.ac.cn/eindex.html

1940: Death of Saionji Kinmochi, twice Japanese prime minister, born on October 23, 1849
http://www.jref.com/history/saionji-kinmochi/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saionji_Kinmochi

1941: During the Operation Crusader, 7th Indian infantry brigade repulse German tanks attack at Sidi Omar (Libya)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Crusader#18_November
https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?id=270440799799648&story_fbid=368895243287536

1943: The USS Liscome Bay is torpedoed near Tarawa and sinks, killing 650 men
http://www.historynet.com/uss-liscome-bay-hit-by-a-torpedo-near-makin-atoll-during-world-war-ii.htm

1943-11-24 USS Liscom Bay is sink

1944: First bombing raid since 1942 against the Japanese capital from the east is carried out by 88 American B-29 superfortress aircrafts
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-b-29s-raid-tokyo
http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/fire_raids_on_japan.htm

1945: In Japan, the office of the Lord Keeper of the Privy Seal is officially abolished with the promulgation of the new constitution
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lord_Keeper_of_the_Privy_Seal_of_Japan

1961: Birth of Arundhati Roy, Indian leftist writer, born on November 24, 1961
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arundhati_Roy
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/24th-november-1961-arundhati-roy-indian-writer-and-activist-was-born

1963: Newly sworn-in president Lyndon B. Jhonson confirms that the US intend to continue supporting South Vietnam both military and economically
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/lbj-to-continue-kennedy-policy-in-vietnam

1965: Birth of Kim Roe-ha, South Korean actor
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1323287/
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Kim_Roe_Ha

1969: U.S. Army officials announce 1st Lt. William Calley will be court-martialed for the premeditated murder of 109 Vietnamese civilians at My Lai
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-army-announces-calley-will-be-tried

1974: Birth of Taro Yamamoto, Japanese actor
http://www.nautiljon.com/people/taro+yamamoto.html
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0945500/

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

1979: US admits troops in Vietnam were exposed to the toxic Agent Orange
http://www.history.com/topics/vietnam-war/agent-orange

1987: In China, Li Peng becomes prime minister, succeeding Zhao Ziyang who has been named Secretary General of the Communist Party
 
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/updates/asia-jan-june09-li_06-02/
http://chinavitae.com/biography/Li_Peng/full

Li Peng

1989: Australia proposes to put Cambodia under UN administration up to general élections

1990: Death of Nistani Keiji, Japanese philosopher, born on February 27, 1900
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keiji_Nishitani
http://strongreading.blogspot.fr/2011/08/keiji-nishitani-religion-and.html

1992 : US Navy at the request of the Philippines leave Subic Bay
http://articles.sun-sentinel.com/1992-11-25/news/9203020730_1_subic-bay-philippines-overseas-military-base
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1525622434346887.1073741863.1507730192802778&type=3

1992-11-24 US leave Subic Bay

1993: Death of Zhou Peiyuan, Chinese Scientist and educator, born on August 28, 1902
http://www.nytimes.com/1993/11/25/obituaries/zhou-peiyuan-is-dead-educator-scientist-91.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhou_Peiyuan

1996: While attending the Informal APEC Leadership Meeting in Manila, the Philippines, Chinese President Jiang Zemin and U.S. President Bill Clinton agree that the heads of state of China and the United States would conduct mutual state visits (suspended since 1989) between 1997 and 1998
http://articles.latimes.com/1996-11-24/news/mn-2604_1_chinese-president
http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1996-11-24/news/9611240263_1_hong-kong-chinese-officials-chinese-leader

1996-11-24 Clinton-Jiang at APEC

2000: Kazuo Shii is elected chairman of the Japanese Communist Party
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kazuo_Shii

2001: Nur Misuari, the former leader of the Autonomous Muslim era in the Philippines, who led a mutiny against Manila  government, is arrested as he reaches Malaysia by boat
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nur_Misuari

2001: Taliban soldiers surrender their last stronghold in northern Afghanistan, the city of Kunduz

2004: Death of Wong Jim, Hong Kong songwriter, born on March 16, 1941
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wong_Jim
http://www.lovehkfilm.com/people/wong_jim.htm

2008: After having dismissed seven petitions, the Pakistan’s Supreme Court validates the 6 October election of General Musharraf as president

2009: Former Thai prime minister Samak Sundaravej, who ruled the country for eight months last year at the height of anti-government protests, dies of liver cancer aged 74
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2009/11/200911244363881642.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7212682.stm

2009: Death of Chan Hung Lit, Hong Kong actor, born on June 7, 1943
http://asianfanatics.net/forum/topic/700079-tvb-artist-chan-hung-lit-dies-of-heart-stroke-on-the-24th-at-the-age-of-66/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2MyhP7hMcNk

2010: President Lee Myung-bak instructs his military to strike North Korea’s missile base near its coastal artillery base if it shows signs of additional provocation
http://www.koreaherald.com/national/Detail.jsp?newsMLId=20101123001275
http://www.koreaherald.com/national/Detail.jsp?newsMLId=20101124001190

2010: Huang Hua, former Mao translator and great Chinese diplomat, dies at 97. As ambassador to the United Nations, he helped lay the foundation for China’s modern foreign policy. And as foreign minister, he oversaw the formation of diplomatic ties with Washington
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2010/nov/25/huang-hua-obituary
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/25/world/asia/25huang.html?_r=0

2011: Burmese Parliament approves law legalizing street protests


2011: Thailand asks Facebook to delete more than 10,000 pages of content containing images or text which it claims are « offensive » to the monarchy

http://www.asiaone.com/News/Latest%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20111124-312503.html

2013: In Bangkok, anti-government protesters estimated in the hundreds of thousands join a rally at the Democracy Monument
http://www.voanews.com/content/reu-thai-capital-hit-by-biggest-protests-since-deadly-2010-unrest/1796627.html

2015: Japan rocket launches its first commercial satellite
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/japan-rocket-launches-its-first-commercial-satellite

 

Holidays and observances

Andrew Dũng-Lạc and other Vietnamese Martyrs

 

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 24 November in Asian history

1943-11-24 USS Liscom Bay is sink

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 24 NOVEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on November 24, 2017

1941: During the Operation Crusader, 7th Indian infantry brigade repulse German tanks attack at Sidi Omar (Libya)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Crusader#18_November
https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?id=270440799799648&story_fbid=368895243287536

1943: The USS Liscome Bay is torpedoed near Tarawa and sinks, killing 650 men
http://www.historynet.com/uss-liscome-bay-hit-by-a-torpedo-near-makin-atoll-during-world-war-ii.htm

1943-11-24 USS Liscom Bay is sink

1944: First bombing raid since 1942 against the Japanese capital from the east is carried out by 88 American B-29 superfortress aircrafts
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-b-29s-raid-tokyo
http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/fire_raids_on_japan.htm

1963: Newly sworn-in president Lyndon B. Jhonson confirms that the US intend to continue supporting South Vietnam both military and economically
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/lbj-to-continue-kennedy-policy-in-vietnam

1969: U.S. Army officials announce 1st Lt. William Calley will be court-martialed for the premeditated murder of 109 Vietnamese civilians at My Lai
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-army-announces-calley-will-be-tried

1979: US admits troops in Vietnam were exposed to the toxic Agent Orange
http://www.history.com/topics/vietnam-war/agent-orange

1989: Australia proposes to put Cambodia under UN administration up to general elections

1992 : US Navy at the request of the Philippines leave Subic Bay
http://articles.sun-sentinel.com/1992-11-25/news/9203020730_1_subic-bay-philippines-overseas-military-base
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1525622434346887.1073741863.1507730192802778&type=3

1992-11-24 US leave Subic Bay

1996: While attending the Informal APEC Leadership Meeting in Manila, the Philippines, Chinese President Jiang Zemin and U.S. President Bill Clinton agree that the heads of state of China and the United States would conduct mutual state visits (suspended since 1989) between 1997 and 1998
http://articles.latimes.com/1996-11-24/news/mn-2604_1_chinese-president
http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1996-11-24/news/9611240263_1_hong-kong-chinese-officials-chinese-leader

1996-11-24 Clinton-Jiang at APEC

2001: Nur Misuari, the former leader of the Autonomous Muslim era in the Philippines, who led a mutiny against Manila  government, is arrested as he reaches Malaysia by boat
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nur_Misuari

2001: Taliban soldiers surrender their last stronghold in northern Afghanistan, the city of Kunduz

2010: President Lee Myung-bak instructs his military to strike North Korea’s missile base near its coastal artillery base if it shows signs of additional provocation
http://www.koreaherald.com/national/Detail.jsp?newsMLId=20101123001275
http://www.koreaherald.com/national/Detail.jsp?newsMLId=20101124001190

 

On 24 November in South Asian history

ON 24 NOVEMBER IN SOUTH  ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on November 24, 2017

1675: Death of Guru Tegh Bahadur, Indian religious leader, 9th Guru of Sikhs, born on April 18, 1621
http://www.sikhiwiki.org/index.php/Guru_Tegh_Bahadur
http://www.sikh-history.com/sikhhist/gurus/nanak9.html

1877: Birth of Kavasji Jamshedji Petigara, Indian CID Commissioner of Police who died March 28, 1941
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khan_Bahadur_Cowasji_Petigara

1941: During the Operation Crusader, 7th Indian infantry brigade repulse German tanks attack at Sidi Omar (Libya)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Crusader#18_November
https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?id=270440799799648&story_fbid=368895243287536

1961: Birth of Arundhati Roy, Indian leftist writer, born on November 24, 1961
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arundhati_Roy
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/24th-november-1961-arundhati-roy-indian-writer-and-activist-was-born

2001: Taliban soldiers surrender their last stronghold in northern Afghanistan, the city of Kunduz

2008: After having dismissed seven petitions, the Pakistan’s Supreme Court validates the 6 October election of General Musharraf as president

 

 

 

On 24 November in Southeast Asian history

ON 24 NOVEMBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on November 24, 2017

1801: The United States establish its first consular post in what is now Indonesia in the city of Batavia (now Jakarta)

1969: U.S. Army officials announce 1st Lt. William Calley will be court-martialed for the premeditated murder of 109 Vietnamese civilians at My Lai
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-army-announces-calley-will-be-tried

1979: US admits troops in Vietnam were exposed to the toxic Agent Orange
http://www.history.com/topics/vietnam-war/agent-orange

1989: Australia proposes to put Cambodia under UN administration up to general élections

1992 : US Navy at the request of the Philippines leave Subic Bay
http://articles.sun-sentinel.com/1992-11-25/news/9203020730_1_subic-bay-philippines-overseas-military-base
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1525622434346887.1073741863.1507730192802778&type=3

1992-11-24 US leave Subic Bay

2001: Nur Misuari, the former leader of the Autonomous Muslim era in the Philippines, who led a mutiny against Manila  government, is arrested as he reaches Malaysia by boat
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nur_Misuari

2009: Former Thai prime minister Samak Sundaravej, who ruled the country for eight months last year at the height of anti-government protests, dies of liver cancer aged 74
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2009/11/200911244363881642.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7212682.stm

2011: Burmese Parliament approves law legalizing street protests


2011: Thailand asks Facebook to delete more than 10,000 pages of content containing images or text which it claims are « offensive » to the monarchy

http://www.asiaone.com/News/Latest%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20111124-312503.html

2013: In Bangkok, anti-government protesters estimated in the hundreds of thousands join a rally at the Democracy Monument
http://www.voanews.com/content/reu-thai-capital-hit-by-biggest-protests-since-deadly-2010-unrest/1796627.html

 

Holidays and observances

Andrew Dũng-Lạc and other Vietnamese Martyrs

 

On 24 November in Japan’s history

ON 24 NOVEMBER IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on November 24, 2017

654: Death of Kotoku, 36th emperor of Japan, born in 596
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_K%C5%8Dtoku

Emperor Kotoku

1861: Birth of Makino Nobuaki, Japanese politician who died on January 25, 1949
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Makino_Nobuaki

1873: Birth of Kaiwai Gyokudo, Japanese painter who died June 30, 1957
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kawai_Gyokud%C5%8D
https://www.adachi-museum.or.jp/en/archives/collection/kawai_gyokudo
http://www.google.fr/search?q=gyokudo+kawai+painting&nord=1&biw=1242&bih=571&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=mRZyVJ20OsWYPK-qgIAE&ved=0CCMQsAQ
 

1940: Death of Saionji Kinmochi, twice Japanese prime minister, born on October 23, 1849
http://www.jref.com/history/saionji-kinmochi/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saionji_Kinmochi

1943: The USS Liscome Bay is torpedoed near Tarawa and sinks, killing 650 men
http://www.historynet.com/uss-liscome-bay-hit-by-a-torpedo-near-makin-atoll-during-world-war-ii.htm

1943-11-24 USS Liscom Bay is sink

1944: First bombing raid since 1942 against the Japanese capital from the east is carried out by 88 American B-29 superfortress aircrafts
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-b-29s-raid-tokyo
http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/fire_raids_on_japan.htm

1945: In Japan, the office of the Lord Keeper of the Privy Seal is officially abolished with the promulgation of the new constitution
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lord_Keeper_of_the_Privy_Seal_of_Japan

1974: Birth of Taro Yamamoto, Japanese actor
http://www.nautiljon.com/people/taro+yamamoto.html
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0945500/

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

1990: Death of Nistani Keiji, Japanese philosopher, born on February 27, 1900
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keiji_Nishitani
http://strongreading.blogspot.fr/2011/08/keiji-nishitani-religion-and.html

2000: Kazuo Shii is elected chairman of the Japanese Communist Party
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kazuo_Shii

2015: Japan rocket launches its first commercial satellite
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/japan-rocket-launches-its-first-commercial-satellite

 

On 24 November in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

1996-11-24 Clinton-Jiang at APEC

ON 24 NOVEMBER IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on November 24, 2017

1894: The Xingzhonghui (Revive China Society) is founded by Dr Sun Yat-sen
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Revive_China_Society
http://www.liquisearch.com/revive_china_society

1898: Birth of Liu Shaoqi, president of the People’s Republic of China (1969-1968), who died in jail on November 12, 1969
http://chineseposters.net/themes/liushaoqi.php

Liu Shaoqi 2

1899: Birth of Wen Yiduo, Chinese scholar and poet who died on July 15, 1946
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wen_Yiduo
http://www.cipherjournal.com/html/sze.html

1903: In China, opening of the trade harbor of Port Arthur (Lüshun) to foreigners
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L%C3%BCshunkou

1924: General Feng Yuxiang, a warlord from the north of China, turns on his allies and seizes Peking
http://www.thechinastory.org/ritp/feng-yu-hsiang-feng-yuxiang-%E9%A6%AE%E7%8E%89%E7%A5%A5/

Feng Yuxiang

1926: Birth of Lee Tsung-dao (Li Zhengdao), physicist, 1957 Nobel Prize laureate
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tsung-Dao_Lee
http://tdlee.ccast.ac.cn/eindex.html

1987: Li Peng becomes prime minister, succeeding Zhao Ziyang who has been named Secretary General of the Communist Party
httphttp://www.pbs.org/newshour/updates/asia-jan-june09-li_06-02/://biography.yourdictionary.com/li-peng
http://chinavitae.com/biography/Li_Peng/full

Li Peng

 1993: Death of Zhou Peiyuan, Chinese Scientist and educator, born on August 28, 1902
http://www.nytimes.com/1993/11/25/obituaries/zhou-peiyuan-is-dead-educator-scientist-91.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhou_Peiyuan

1996: While attending the Informal APEC Leadership Meeting in Manila, the Philippines, Chinese President Jiang Zemin and U.S. President Bill Clinton agree that the heads of state of China and the United States would conduct mutual state visits (suspended since 1989) between 1997 and 1998
http://articles.latimes.com/1996-11-24/news/mn-2604_1_chinese-president
http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1996-11-24/news/9611240263_1_hong-kong-chinese-officials-chinese-leader

1996-11-24 Clinton-Jiang at APEC

2004: Death of Wong Jim, Hong Kong songwriter, born on March 16, 1941
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wong_Jim
http://www.lovehkfilm.com/people/wong_jim.htm

2009: Death of Chan Hung Lit, Hong Kong actor, born on June 7, 1943
http://asianfanatics.net/forum/topic/700079-tvb-artist-chan-hung-lit-dies-of-heart-stroke-on-the-24th-at-the-age-of-66/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2MyhP7hMcNk

2010: Huang Hua, former Mao translator and great Chinese diplomat, dies at 97. As ambassador to the United Nations, he helped lay the foundation for China’s modern foreign policy. And as foreign minister, he oversaw the formation of diplomatic ties with Washington
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2010/nov/25/huang-hua-obituary
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/25/world/asia/25huang.html?_r=0