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On 31 December in Asian history

ON 31 DECEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on December 31, 2017

669: Death of Li Shiji, Chinese chancellor, born in 594
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Li_Shiji

695: Birth of Muhammad bin Qasim, Syrian General who conquered the Sindh and Punjab regions (now in Pakistan), beginning the Islamic era in South Asia, who died on July 18, 715
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/person.asp?perid=P041

1225: The Ly Dynasty of Vietnam ends after 216 years by the enthronement of the boy emperor Tran Thai Tong, husband of the last Ly monarch, Ly Chieu Hoang, starting the Tran Dynasty
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tr%E1%BA%A7n_Th%C3%A1i_T%C3%B4ng
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L%C3%BD_Chi%C3%AAu_Ho%C3%A0ng

1568: Death of Shimazu Tadayoshi, Japanese warlord, born on October 14, 1493
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shimazu_Tadayoshi

Shimazu Tadayoshi

1572: Birth of Go-Yozei , 107th Emperor of Japan from December 1586 to May 1611 and died in September 1617
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Go-Yozei_of_Japan

1600: The British East India Company is chartered by Elisabeth I
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/charter-granted-to-the-east-india-company
http://www.victorianweb.org/history/empire/india/eic.html

1650: Death of Dorgon (prince Rui), one of most influential Mandchus princes in the early Qing Dynasty, born on November 17, 1612
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dorgon
http://www.dartmouth.edu/~qing/WEB/DORGON.html

1802: During the second Anglo-Maratha War, Peshwa Baji Rao II defeated by the Holkar ruler of Indore, flees to British protection, and concludes the Treaty of Bassein with the British East India ceding territory for the maintenance of a subsidiary force and agreeing to treaty with no other power
http://www.india9.com/i9show/Treaty-of-Bassein-34182.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baji_Rao_II

1894: Birth of Hong Shen, a pioneering Chinese dramatist and filmmaker who died on August 29, 1955
http://wiki.china.org.cn/wiki/index.php/Hong_Shen
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hong_Shen
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/12064.html

Hong Shen

1903: Birth of Fumiko Hayashi, a female Japanese writer who died on June 28, 1951
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fumiko_Hayashi_(author)

1905: Birth of Chikako Hosokawa, Japanese actress who died in March 1976
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0395940/

Chikako Hosokawa

1924: Death of Tomioka Tessai, Japanese painter born on January 27, 1837
http://www.ndl.go.jp/portrait/e/datas/299.html
http://www.google.fr/search?q=Tomioka+Tessai&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&prmd=imvns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=aKb9TqSUJNSJhQexm4mGBg&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&ved=0CBIQ_AUoAQ&biw=1249&bih=569

1925: Birth of Sri Lal Sukla, Indian author who died on October 28. 2011
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sri_Lal_Sukla
http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/3388044.Shrilal_Shukla

Sri Lal Shukla

1926: In Dutch Indies (now Indonesia) Kyai Haji Hasjim Asjari founds Nahdlatul Ulama, a Muslim organization dedicated to schools, charity, and economic help

1931: Sukarno gains early release from prison in Bandung

1940: Death of Chinese musician Xiao Youmei, born in 1884
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xiao_Youmei
https://books.google.fr/books?id=PxzNLwDPP0EC&pg=PA99&lpg=PA99&dq=xiao+youmei&source=bl&ots=N3Sz2_tIXR&sig=qIaGtG2fqBEAuRP7etaZkobtnJQ&hl=fr&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjkoqmKtoTKAhUCOxoKHUHzBeIQ6AEITTAL#v=onepage&q=xiao%20youmei&f=false

 

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

Xiao Youmei

1944: During the Burma Campaign, Japanese army evacuates Akyab island (now Sittwe) at the end of Mayu peninsula
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=216

1944-12-31 Akyab

1949: 18 countries recognize the Republic of Indonesia

1956: Birth of Prabhu Ganesan, Tamil film actor and producer
http://spicyonion.com/actor/prabhu-biography/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pxy0tF_TROQ

1959: General Phoumi Nosavan takes power in Laos and establiss a pro-Occident regime
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phoumi_Nosavan

1959: Birth of Alfie Anido, Filipino actor, maybe murdered on December 30, 1981
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alfie_Anido

1960: A bill is passed making Sinhalese the only official language of Ceylon (Sri Lanka). Representatives of the Tamil-speaking minority will lead mass demonstrations against the measure in early 1961

1960: Birth of Japanese actress Mio Takaki
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0847070/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bg_J3SnQAaU

1961: Birth of Chinese actress Nina Li Chi
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0508327/bio

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AwO6cpqiBM0

1964: Indonesian President Sukarno threatens to leave the United Nation if the Federation of Malaysia is admitted

1965: Birth of Gong Li, Chinese actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000084/bio
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gong_Li

1966: Washington announces that the bombing on North Vietnam will stop only if Hanoi will be decided to have serious peace talks

1971: Death of Vikram Sarabhai, Indian physicist, born on August 12, 1919
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/vikram-sarabhai.html
http://www.winentrance.com/general_knowledge/biography/vikram-sarabhai-biography.html
https://www.isro.gov.in/about-isro/dr-vikram-ambalal-sarabhai-1963-1971

1977: Birth of Psy, South Korean singer-songwriter, producer, and dancer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psy

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=haM5eKpCijQ

1978: Kampuchea (Cambodia) cuts its diplomatic relations with Vietnam after the Vietnamese invasion

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gWK5eZzL8aQ

1978: Taiwanese diplomats struck their colors for the final time from the embassy flagpole in Washington, D.C., marking the end of diplomatic relations with the United States
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/united-states-ends-official-relations-with-nationalist-china

1986: Death of Raj Narain, Indian Politician, born in 1917
http://www.nytimes.com/1987/01/01/obituaries/raj-narain-69-indian-socialist-helped-defeat-two-governments.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raj_Narain

Raj Narain

1999: Five hijackers, who had been holding 155 hostages on an Indian Airlines plane since December 24, leave the plane
http://www.ndtv.com/india-news/the-hijacking-of-indian-airlines-flight-ic-814-400555
https://islamicterrorism.wordpress.com/2009/01/24/the-truth-behind-kandahar-indian-airlines-hijacking-when-india-released-islamic-terrorists-must-read/
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/31st-december-1999-negotiations-for-the-hijacked-indian-airlines-flight-814-concluded

1999-12-31 Kandahar hijacking

2004: The official opening of Taipei 101, the tallest skyscraper at that time in the world, standing at a height of 509 metres (1,670 ft)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taipei_101

2007: The himalayan kingdom of Bhutan is holding its first parliamentary elections after a century of direct rule by the monarchy
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7165709.stm

2011: Kim Jong Un named commander of North Korea’s 1.2 million-strong military http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/45833006/ns/world_news-asia_pacific/
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-16370671

2012: East Timor: UN ends peacekeeping mission. UN forces have been pulling out since October when East Timorese security forces took over responsibility for maintaining law and order
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-20873267
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/12/2012123173256112503.html

2012: Death of Annapurna Maharana, Indian activist, born on November 3, 1917
http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/odisha/article1402738.ece

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 31 December in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 31 DECEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on December 31, 2017

1600: The British East India Company is chartered by Elisabeth I
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/charter-granted-to-the-east-india-company
http://www.victorianweb.org/history/empire/india/eic.html

1802: During the second Anglo-Maratha War, Peshwa Baji Rao II defeated by the Holkar ruler of Indore, flees to British protection, and concludes the Treaty of Bassein with the British East India ceding territory for the maintenance of a subsidiary force and agreeing to treaty with no other power
http://www.indiavisitinformation.com/Indian-History/Treaty-of-Bassein.shtml
http://www.india9.com/i9show/Treaty-of-Bassein-34182.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baji_Rao_II

1944: During the Burma Campaign, Japanese army evacuates Akyab island (now Sittwe) at the end of Mayu peninsula
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=216

1944-12-31 Akyab

1959: General Phoumi Nosavan takes power in Laos and establiss a pro-Occident regime
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phoumi_Nosavan

1964: Indonesian President Sukarno threatens to leave the United Nation if the Federation of Malaysia is admitted

1966: Washington announces that the bombing on North Vietnam will stop only if Hanoi will be decided to have serious peace talks

1978: Kampuchea (Cambodia) cuts its diplomatic relations with Vietnam after the Vietnamese invasion

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gWK5eZzL8aQ

1978: Taiwanese diplomats struck their colors for the final time from the embassy flagpole in Washington, D.C., marking the end of diplomatic relations with the United States
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/united-states-ends-official-relations-with-nationalist-china

2012: East Timor: UN ends peacekeeping mission. UN forces have been pulling out since October when East Timorese security forces took over responsibility for maintaining law and order
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-20873267
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/12/2012123173256112503.html

On 31 December in South Asian history

ON 31 DECEMBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on December 31, 2017

695: Birth of Muhammad bin Qasim, Syrian General who conquered the Sindh and Punjab regions (now in Pakistan), beginning the Islamic era in South Asia, who died on July 18, 715
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/person.asp?perid=P041

1600: The British East India Company is chartered by Elisabeth I
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/charter-granted-to-the-east-india-company
http://www.victorianweb.org/history/empire/india/eic.html

1802: During the second Anglo-Maratha War, Peshwa Baji Rao II defeated by the Holkar ruler of Indore, flees to British protection, and concludes the Treaty of Bassein with the British East India ceding territory for the maintenance of a subsidiary force and agreeing to treaty with no other power
http://www.india9.com/i9show/Treaty-of-Bassein-34182.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baji_Rao_II

1925: Birth of Sri Lal Sukla, Indian author who died on October 28. 2011
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sri_Lal_Sukla
http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/3388044.Shrilal_Shukla

Sri Lal Shukla

1956: Birth of Prabhu Ganesan, Tamil film actor and producer
http://spicyonion.com/actor/prabhu-biography/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pxy0tF_TROQ

1960: A bill is passed making Sinhalese the only official language of Ceylon (Sri Lanka). Representatives of the Tamil-speaking minority will lead mass demonstrations against the measure in early 1961

1971: Death of Vikram Sarabhai, Indian physicist, born on August 12, 1919
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/vikram-sarabhai.html
http://www.winentrance.com/general_knowledge/biography/vikram-sarabhai-biography.html
https://www.isro.gov.in/about-isro/dr-vikram-ambalal-sarabhai-1963-1971

1986: Death of Raj Narain, Indian Politician, born in 1917
http://www.nytimes.com/1987/01/01/obituaries/raj-narain-69-indian-socialist-helped-defeat-two-governments.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raj_Narain

Raj Narain

1999: Five hijackers, who had been holding 155 hostages on an Indian Airlines plane since December 24, leave the plane
http://www.ndtv.com/india-news/the-hijacking-of-indian-airlines-flight-ic-814-400555
https://islamicterrorism.wordpress.com/2009/01/24/the-truth-behind-kandahar-indian-airlines-hijacking-when-india-released-islamic-terrorists-must-read/
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/31st-december-1999-negotiations-for-the-hijacked-indian-airlines-flight-814-concluded

1999-12-31 Kandahar hijacking

 2007: The himalayan kingdom of Bhutan is holding its first parliamentary elections after a century of direct rule by the monarchy
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7165709.stm

2012: Death of Annapurna Maharana, Indian activist, born on November 3, 1917
http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/odisha/article1402738.ece

On 31 December in Southeast Asian history

ON 31 DECEMBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on December 31, 2017

1225: The Ly Dynasty of Vietnam ends after 216 years by the enthronement of the boy emperor Tran Thai Tong, husband of the last Ly monarch, Ly Chieu Hoang, starting the Tran Dynasty
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tr%E1%BA%A7n_Th%C3%A1i_T%C3%B4ng
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L%C3%BD_Chi%C3%AAu_Ho%C3%A0ng

1600: The British East India Company is chartered by Elisabeth I
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/charter-granted-to-the-east-india-company
http://www.victorianweb.org/history/empire/india/eic.html

1926: In Dutch Indies (now Indonesia) Kyai Haji Hasjim Asjari founds Nahdlatul Ulama, a Muslim organization dedicated to schools, charity, and economic help

1931: Sukarno gains early release from prison in Bandung

1944: During the Burma Campaign, Japanese army evacuates Akyab island (now Sittwe) at the end of Mayu peninsula
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=216

1944-12-31 Akyab

1949: 18 countries recognize the Republic of Indonesia

1959: General Phoumi Nosavan takes power in Laos and establiss a pro-Occident regime
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phoumi_Nosavan

1959: Birth of Alfie Anido, Filipino actor, maybe murdered on December 30, 1981
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alfie_Anido

1964: Indonesian President Sukarno threatens to leave the United Nation if the Federation of Malaysia is admitted

1966: Washington announces that the bombing on North Vietnam will stop only if Hanoi will be decided to have serious peace talks

1978: Kampuchea (Cambodia) cuts its diplomatic relations with Vietnam after the Vietnamese invasion

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gWK5eZzL8aQ

2012: East Timor: UN ends peacekeeping mission. UN forces have been pulling out since October when East Timorese security forces took over responsibility for maintaining law and order
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-20873267
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/12/2012123173256112503.html

 

On 31 December in Japan’s history

ON 31 DECEMBER IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on December 31, 2017

1568: Death of Shimazu Tadayoshi, Japanese warlord, born on October 14, 1493
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shimazu_Tadayoshi

Shimazu Tadayoshi

1572: Birth of Go-Yozei , 107th Emperor of Japan from December 1586 to May 1611 and died in September 1617
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Go-Yozei_of_Japan

1903: Birth of Fumiko Hayashi, a female Japanese writer who died on June 28, 1951
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fumiko_Hayashi_(author)

1905: Birth of Chikako Hosokawa, Japanese actress who died in March 1976
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0395940/

Chikako Hosokawa

1924: Death of Tomioka Tessai, Japanese painter born on January 27, 1837
http://www.ndl.go.jp/portrait/e/datas/299.html
http://www.google.fr/search?q=Tomioka+Tessai&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&prmd=imvns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=aKb9TqSUJNSJhQexm4mGBg&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&ved=0CBIQ_AUoAQ&biw=1249&bih=569

1944: During the Burma Campaign, Japanese army evacuates Akyab island (now Sittwe) at the end of Mayu peninsula
1944-12-31 Akyab

1960: Birth of Japanese actress Mio Takaki
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0847070/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bg_J3SnQAaU

 

On 31 December in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 31 DECEMBER IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on December 31, 2017

669: Death of Li Shiji, Chinese chancellor, born in 594
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Li_Shiji

1650: Death of Dorgon (prince Rui), one of most influential Mandchus princes in the early Qing Dynasty, born on November 17, 1612
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dorgon
http://www.dartmouth.edu/~qing/WEB/DORGON.html

1894: Birth of Hong Shen, a pioneering Chinese dramatist and filmmaker who died on August 29, 1955
http://wiki.china.org.cn/wiki/index.php/Hong_Shen
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hong_Shen
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/12064.html

Hong Shen

1940: Death of Chinese musician Xiao Youmei, born in 1884
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xiao_Youmei
https://books.google.fr/books?id=PxzNLwDPP0EC&pg=PA99&lpg=PA99&dq=xiao+youmei&source=bl&ots=N3Sz2_tIXR&sig=qIaGtG2fqBEAuRP7etaZkobtnJQ&hl=fr&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjkoqmKtoTKAhUCOxoKHUHzBeIQ6AEITTAL#v=onepage&q=xiao%20youmei&f=false

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

Xiao Youmei

1961: Birth of Chinese actress Nina Li Chi
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0508327/bio

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AwO6cpqiBM0

1965: Birth of Gong Li, Chinese actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000084/bio
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gong_Li

 1978: Taiwanese diplomats struck their colors for the final time from the embassy flagpole in Washington, D.C., marking the end of diplomatic relations with the United States
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/united-states-ends-official-relations-with-nationalist-china

2004: The official opening of Taipei 101, the tallest skyscraper at that time in the world, standing at a height of 509 metres (1,670 ft)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taipei_101

 

On 30 December in Asian history

ON 30 DECEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on December 30, 2017

1788: French troops march on Madras (India)

1803: The Scindhia signed the Treaty of Surji-Anjangaon with the British after the Battle of Assaye and Battle of Argaon and ceded to the British Ganges-Jumna Doab, the Delhi-Agra region, parts of Bundelkhand, Broach, some districts of Gujarat, fort of Ahmmadnagar
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daulat_Scindia

1865: Birth of author Rudyard Kipling in Bombay (India)
http://www.kipling.org.uk/kip_fra.htm

1879: Birth of Sri Ramana Maharshi, Indian philosopher who died on 14 April 1950
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ramana_Maharshi
http://www.sriramanamaharshi.org/
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/30th-december-1879-ramana-maharshi-indian-spiritual-teacher-was-born

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O6P42XI8GRo

1884: Birth of Hideki Tojo, Japanese Prime Minister (1941-1944), sentenced to death for war crimes and hanged in December 1948
http://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii/tojo-hideki
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/tojo-is-born

1896: Filipino writer José Rizal is executed by the Spanish, born on June 19, 1861
http://www.joserizal.ph/bg01.html
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1387/today-in-philippine-history-december-30-1896-dr-jose-rizal-was-shot-in-bagumbayan

1906: The All India Muslim League is founded in Dacca, East Bengal, British India Empire, which later laid down the foundations of Pakistan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muslim_League

1927: The Ginza Line, the first subway line in Asia, opens in Tokyo, Japan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tokyo_Metro_Ginza_Line

1930: Birth of Tu Youyou, Chinese chemist and pharmacist, 2015 Nobel Prize laureate
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tu_Youyou
http://www.cctv-america.com/2015/10/05/who-is-nobel-prize-winner-tu-youyou

1943: Subhas Chandra Bose raises the flag of Indian independence at Port Blair
http://indiaopines.com/indian-lands-liberated-bose-shaheed-swaraj-islands/
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/subhash-chandra-bose.html

1945: Foundation of the China Association for Promoting Democracy
http://wiki.china.org.cn/wiki/index.php/China_Association_for_the_Promotion_of_Democracy

1945-12-30 Fondation CAPD

1945: Death of Song Jin-woo, Korean politician, educationist, journalist, born May 8, 1889
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Song_Jin-Woo_(journalist)

1949: India recognizes the People’s Republic of China

1953: Succeeding Elpidio Quirino, Ramon Magsaysay becomes President of the Philippines up to March 1957
http://www.rmaf.org.ph/Ramon-Magsaysay/ramon-magsaysay.htm

1961: Diosdado Macapagal becomes President of Philippines up to December 1965
http://www-bcf.usc.edu/~camiling/bio/bios.htm
http://www.nndb.com/people/139/000098842/

1961-12-30 Mmacapagal taking oath

1962: Birth of Henry Cho, Korean-American comedian
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Cho
http://delafont.com/comedians/Henry-Cho.htm

1965: Ferdinand Marcos becomes President of Philippines up to February 1986
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/marcos-inaugurated
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1398/today-in-philippine-history-december-30-1965-ferdinand-marcos-was-sworn-in-as-10th-president-of-the-philippines 

1965-12-30 Marcos inauguration

1970: U.S. Navy transfers some responsibility to South Vietnamese
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-navy-transfers-some-responsibility-to-south-vietnamese

1972: Richard Nixon announces the resumption of the Paris Conference between Kissinger and Le Duc Tho, and also the end of the heavy bombing of North Vietnam
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/1230.html#article
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/negotiations-to-resume-in-paris

1979: Death of Hiragushi Denchu, Japanese sculptor, born on February 23, 1872

https://www.wmf.org/project/denchu-hirakushi-house-and-atelier

1980: Birth of Kenny Kwan, Hong Kong singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kenny_Kwan
http://www.hkcinemagic.com/en/people.asp?id=3161

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UacVRA-_iU4

1981: Misterious death of Alfie Anido, Filipino actor, born on December 31, 1959
http://video48.blogspot.fr/2009/06/actor-alfie-anido-matinee-idol-dead-at.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alfie_Anido

1985: Pakistan martial law imposed by General Zia ul-Haq in 1977 is lift and Muhammad Khan Junejo is appointed prime minister. Zia ul-Hhaq stays on as president, and retains the powerful position of Chief of Army Staff. The 1973 constitution that had been suspended is restored
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/articletext.asp?artid=A077

1997: Death of Shinichi Hoshi, Japanese novelist, born on September 6, 1926
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/obituary-shinichi-hoshi-1145209.html
http://www.iromegane.com/entertainment/king-of-short-short-shin-ichi-hoshi/

Shinichi Hoshi

2000: Rizal Day Bombings. A series of bombs explode in various places in Metro Manila, Philippines within a period of a few hours, killing 22 and injuring about a hundred
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rizal_Day_bombings

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ThUN8FULI88

2002: China successfully launched the Shenzhou IV spacecraft
http://www.spaceref.com/news/viewnews.html?id=660
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/12061.html

2002-12-39 Shenzhou IV

2003: Death of Anita Mui, Hong Kong singer and actress, born on October 22, 1963
http://www.billboard.com/articles/news/67629/hong-kong-diva-anita-mui-dies
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anita_Mui
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/82.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t-cEBQ7N8kI&feature=related

2007: After the murderer of his mother, Bilawal Zardani, 19 years old, son of Benazir Bhutto is elected chairman of the Pakistan People’s Party
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7164968.stm

2008: Pakistan suspends supplies to US and Nato forces in neighboring Afghanistan as security forces launch a major offensive against suspected pro-Taliban fighters
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2008/12/2008123085859338685.html

2009: Death of Abdurrahman Wahid, 4th President of Indonesia, born on September 7, 1940
http://www.theguardian.com/theguardian/2010/jan/03/abdurrahman-wahid-obituary

Abdurrahman Wahid  1999

2009: Death of Vishnuvardhan, Indian actor, born on Septemner 18, 1950
http://www.rediff.com/movies/report/vishnu-was-more-than-movie-icon/20091230.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vishnuvardhan_(actor)

2010: Cambodian officials arrest a Thai MP amongst six others for allegedly crossing the countries’ disputed border
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2010/12/201012307451123477.html

2012: Thousands of music fans packed a Taipei stadium to watch the island’s first concert staged by Chinese singers and rock bands in the latest sign of warming cross-strait relations.
http://www.asiaone.com/News/Latest%2BNews/Showbiz/Story/A1Story20121230-392455.html

2012: Death of Sonam Topgyal, Tibetan politician, PM of the CTA (1997-2001), born in 1941
http://www.thetibetpost.com/en/news/exile/3134-tibets-former-prime-minister-sonam-topgyal-dies-in-dharamshala
http://tibet.net/2012/12/31/cta-condoles-the-passing-away-of-kalon-trisur-sonam-topgyal/

2013: Death of Eiichi Ohtaki, Japanese singer-songwriter and producer, born on July 28, 1948
http://www.amoeba.com/blog/2014/01/grow-sound-tree/psych-folk-legend-eiichi-ohtaki-dies-at-65.html
http://exclaim.ca/Music/article/happy_ends_eiichi_ohtaki_dies_at_65

2014: ATM Azharul Islam, 62, assistant secretary general of Bangladesh’s largest Islamist party, the Jamaat-e-Islami, becomes the 16th person and the 11th Islamist to be convicted of atrocities by the International Crimes Tribunal
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/southasia/2014/12/bangladesh-sentences-islamist-leader-death-2014123071546419103.html
http://www.thedailystar.net/punished-to-the-maximum-57747

2016: Nobel laureates slam Suu Kyi over Myanmar’s Rohingya crisis, call for UN intervention
http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/southeast-asia/article/2058191/nobel-laureates-slam-suu-kyi-over-myanmars-rohingya-crisis
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-38470232

Holidays and observances

Philippines : Rizal Day

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 30 December in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 30 DECEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on December 30, 2017

1788: French troops march on Madras (India)

1803: The Scindhia signed the Treaty of Surji-Anjangaon with the British after the Battle of Assaye and Battle of Argaon and ceded to the British Ganges-Jumna Doab, the Delhi-Agra region, parts of Bundelkhand, Broach, some districts of Gujarat, fort of Ahmmadnagar
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daulat_Scindia

1896: Filipino writer José Rizal is executed by the Spanish, born on June 19, 1861
http://www.joserizal.ph/bg01.html
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1387/today-in-philippine-history-december-30-1896-dr-jose-rizal-was-shot-in-bagumbayan

1906: The All India Muslim League is founded in Dacca, East Bengal, British India Empire, which later laid down the foundations of Pakistan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muslim_League

1943: Subhas Chandra Bose raises the flag of Indian independence at Port Blair
http://indiaopines.com/indian-lands-liberated-bose-shaheed-swaraj-islands/

http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/subhash-chandra-bose.html

1949: India recognizes the People’s Republic of China

1970: U.S. Navy transfers some responsibility to South Vietnamese
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-navy-transfers-some-responsibility-to-south-vietnamese

1972: Richard Nixon announces the resumption of the Paris Conference between Kissinger and Le Duc Tho, and also the end of the heavy bombing of North Vietnam
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/1230.html#article
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/negotiations-to-resume-in-paris

2002: China successfully launched the Shenzhou IV spacecraft
http://www.spaceref.com/news/viewnews.html?id=660
http://lishi.huisongshu.com/en.php/HisMain/12061

2002-12-39 Shenzhou IV

2008: Pakistan suspends supplies to US and Nato forces in neighboring Afghanistan as security forces launch a major offensive against suspected pro-Taliban fighters
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2008/12/2008123085859338685.html

 

On 30 December in South Asian history

ON 30 DECEMBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on December 30, 2017

1788: French troops march on Madras (India)

1803: The Scindhia signed the Treaty of Surji-Anjangaon with the British after the Battle of Assaye and Battle of Argaon and ceded to the British Ganges-Jumna Doab, the Delhi-Agra region, parts of Bundelkhand, Broach, some districts of Gujarat, fort of Ahmmadnagar
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daulat_Scindia

1865: Birth of author Rudyard Kipling in Bombay (India)
http://www.kipling.org.uk/kip_fra.htm

1879: Birth of Sri Ramana Maharshi, Indian philosopher who died on 14 April 1950
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ramana_Maharshi
http://www.sriramanamaharshi.org/
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/30th-december-1879-ramana-maharshi-indian-spiritual-teacher-was-born

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O6P42XI8GRo

1906: The All India Muslim League is founded in Dacca, East Bengal, British India Empire, which later laid down the foundations of Pakistan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muslim_League

1943: Subhas Chandra Bose raises the flag of Indian independence at Port Blair
http://indiaopines.com/indian-lands-liberated-bose-shaheed-swaraj-islands/
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/subhash-chandra-bose.html

1949: India recognizes the People’s Republic of China

1985: Pakistan martial law imposed by General Zia ul-Haq in 1977 is lift and Muhammad Khan Junejo is appointed prime minister. Zia ul-Hhaq stays on as president, and retains the powerful position of Chief of Army Staff. The 1973 constitution that had been suspended is restored
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/articletext.asp?artid=A077

2007: After the murderer of his mother, Bilawal Zardani, 19 years old, son of Benazir Bhutto is elected chairman of the Pakistan People’s Party
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7164968.stm

2008: Pakistan suspends supplies to US and Nato forces in neighboring Afghanistan as security forces launch a major offensive against suspected pro-Taliban fighters
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2008/12/2008123085859338685.html

2009: Death of Vishnuvardhan, Indian actor, born on Septemner 18, 1950
http://www.rediff.com/movies/report/vishnu-was-more-than-movie-icon/20091230.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vishnuvardhan_(actor)

2012: Death of Sonam Topgyal, Tibetan politician, PM of the CTA (1997-2001), born in 1941

http://www.thetibetpost.com/en/news/exile/3134-tibets-former-prime-minister-sonam-topgyal-dies-in-dharamshala

http://tibet.net/2012/12/31/cta-condoles-the-passing-away-of-kalon-trisur-sonam-topgyal/

2014: ATM Azharul Islam, 62, assistant secretary general of Bangladesh’s largest Islamist party, the Jamaat-e-Islami, becomes the 16th person and the 11th Islamist to be convicted of atrocities by the International Crimes Tribunal
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/southasia/2014/12/bangladesh-sentences-islamist-leader-death-2014123071546419103.html
http://www.thedailystar.net/punished-to-the-maximum-57747

On 30 December in Southeast Asian history

ON 30 DECEMBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on December 30, 2017

1896: Filipino writer José Rizal is executed by the Spanish, born on June 19, 1861
http://www.joserizal.ph/bg01.html
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1387/today-in-philippine-history-december-30-1896-dr-jose-rizal-was-shot-in-bagumbayan

1953: Succeeding Elpidio Quirino, Ramon Magsaysay becomes President of the Philippines up to March 1957
http://www.rmaf.org.ph/Ramon-Magsaysay/ramon-magsaysay.htm

1961: Diosdado Macapagal President of Philippines up to December 1965
http://www-bcf.usc.edu/~camiling/bio/bios.htm
http://www.nndb.com/people/139/000098842/

1961-12-30 Mmacapagal taking oath

1965: Ferdinand Marcos becomes President of Philippines up to February 1986
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/marcos-inaugurated
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1398/today-in-philippine-history-december-30-1965-ferdinand-marcos-was-sworn-in-as-10th-president-of-the-philippines

1965-12-30 Marcos inauguration

1970: U.S. Navy transfers some responsibility to South Vietnamese
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-navy-transfers-some-responsibility-to-south-vietnamese

1972: Richard Nixon announces the resumption of the Paris Conference between Kissinger and Le Duc Tho, and also the end of the heavy bombing of North Vietnam
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/1230.html#article
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/negotiations-to-resume-in-paris

1981: Misterious death of Alfie Anido, Filipino actor, born on December 31, 1959
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alfie_Anido

1987: Birth of Jake Cuenca, Filipino actor and commercial model
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jake_Cuenca

2000: Rizal Day Bombings. A series of bombs explode in various places in Metro Manila, Philippines within a period of a few hours, killing 22 and injuring about a hundred
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rizal_Day_bombings

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ThUN8FULI88

2009: Death of Abdurrahman Wahid, 4th President of Indonesia, born on September 7, 1940
http://www.economist.com/node/15211074
http://www.theguardian.com/theguardian/2010/jan/03/abdurrahman-wahid-obituary

Abdurrahman Wahid  1999

2010: Cambodian officials arrest a Thai MP amongst six others for allegedly crossing the countries’ disputed border
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2010/12/201012307451123477.html

2016: Nobel laureates slam Suu Kyi over Myanmar’s Rohingya crisis, call for UN intervention
http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/southeast-asia/article/2058191/nobel-laureates-slam-suu-kyi-over-myanmars-rohingya-crisis
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-38470232


Holidays and observances

Philippines : Rizal Day