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On 6 January In Asian history

ON 6 JANUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 6, 2018

1393: Death of Japanese Emperor Go En’yu (1371-1382), born in January 1359
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Go-En’y%C5%AB

1481: Death of Akhmat Khan, Khan of the Golden Horde
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Akhmat_Khan

1725: Death of Chikamatsu Monzaemon, Japanese dramatist, born in 1653
http://www.washburn.edu/reference/bridge24/Chickamatsu.html
http://www.imagi-nation.com/moonstruck/clsc62.html

1812: Birth of Melchora Aquino, Filipino revolutionary hero who died on March 2, 1919
http://www.historyking.com/Biography/Biography-Melchora-Aquino.html
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/858/today-in-philippine-history-january-6-1812-tandang-sora-was-born-in-balintawak

1842: British troops (4500 British and 12,000 Indians) under the command of William Elphinstone leave Kabul where they were based since 1939 and are butchered during their retreat. Just one man survived
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Massacre_of_Elphinstone%27s_army
https://www.britishbattles.com/first-afghan-war/battle-of-kabul-and-the-retreat-to-gandamak/

1847: Death of Tyagaraja, composer of Indian classical Carnatic music, born on 4 May 1767
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/tyagaraja.html

1885: Death of Bhartendu Harishchandra, Indian author, born on September 9, 1850
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/bharatendu-harishchandra.html
http://www.varanasi.org.in/bhartendu-harishchandra

Bhartendu Harishchandra

1896: D T Suzuki (1870-1966) founds the Awakening at Engakuji temple
http://www.anb.org/articles/08/08-01898.html
http://www.azenlife-film.org/top.htm

D_T_SUZUKI

1910: Birth of G. N. Balasubramaniam, Indian singer who died onMay 1, 1965
http://www.karnatik.com/co1022.shtml
http://radioweb.in/artistes/g-n-balasubramaniam

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j1t8BYA7CvQ

1917: Birth of Koo Chen-fu, Taiwan’s main negotiator with China, who died on January 3, 2005
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Koo_Chen-fu

1918: Signature of the Treaty of Mandsaur between the British and Gaffur Khan during the Third Anglo-Maratha War
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Third_Anglo-Maratha_War

1920: Birth of Sun Myung Moon, Korean evangelist
http://www.sourcewatch.org/index.php?title=Sun_Myung_Moon

1929: Birth of Babrak Karmal, president of Afghanistan (1979-1986), who died on December 3, 1996
http://www.sabawoon.com/afghanpedia/Personalities.BabrakKarmal.shtm
http://www.afghanland.com/history/karmal.html

1929: Mother Teresa arrives in Calcutta to begin her work among India’s poorest and diseased people
http://www.motherteresa.org/

1941: In the Southern Anhui incident, Chinese Nationalist troops attack the headquarters of the Communist New Fourth Army. The Nationalist assault results in thousands of casualties, obliterating the Communist force
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Fourth_Army_incident
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/112.html

1942: Japanese take Brunei and first Japanese air raid on Ambon

1943: Birth of Hak Ja Han, South Korean wife of Sun Myung Moon
http://www.tparents.org/Moon-Talks/hakjahanmoon/HakJaHan-121200.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hak_Ja_Han

1946: Ho Chi Minh wins the first universal suffrage elections in the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (DRV)

1950: Great-Britain and Norway recognize Communist China

1951: During the Korean war, an estimated 200–1,300 South Korean communist sympathizers are slaughtered in what becomes the Ganghwa massacre
http://military.wikia.com/wiki/Ganghwa_massacre

1953: The first Asian Socialist Conference opens in Rangoon, Burma
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asian_Socialist_Conference

1966: Birth of Sharon Cuneta, Filipina Megastar, Multi media Queen
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sharon_Cuneta

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UGyznrlC7nY

1966: Colonel Bokassa who has taken power in Republic of Central Africa break diplomatic relations with People’s Republic of China

1966: Birth of A. R. Rahman, Indian composer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A._R._Rahman                                                                                                                                        http://www.chakpak.com/content/birthday-special-r-rahman

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lZ-O5K6ssII

1967: United States and South Vietnamese forces launch a major offensive in Mekong Delta called Operation Deckhouse Five
http://www.echo23marines6569.org/OperationDeckhouseV.html

1971: US Army drops charges of My Lai massacre cover-up
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/army-drops-charges-of-my-lai-cover-up

1972: Death of Chinese Marshal Chen Yi
http://www.paulnoll.com/China/Long-March/Long-March-Chen-Yi.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/347.html

Chen Yi

1975: Phuoc Binh falls to the North Vietnamese
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/phuoc-binh-falls-to-the-north-vietnamese

1975: Birth of Hong Kong actress Bernice Liu
http://www.spcnet.tv/Bernice-Liu-ac103.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ejWhi8lhuig

1976: People’s Republic of China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor nuclear testing center

1976: Birth of Lu Yi, Chinese actor
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Lu_Yi

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2J4yUn9cQWI

1980: Last day of the Indian elections. The Congress (Indira) Party of Indira Gandhi wins 351 of the 525 contested seats. Indira Gandhi comes back after losing the power in 1977
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/january/7/newsid_2506000/2506387.stm


 1981: Musa bin Ahmad, president of Communist Party of Malaya, who came from China in November 1980, express his regret in a TV show

1981: Birth of Rinko Kikuchi, Japanese actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rinko_Kikuchi
http://www.anore.co.jp/rinko/english.html

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

1984: 103 Korean Martyrs are canonized by Pope John Paul II in Seoul
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_Martyrs
http://www.catholicculture.org/culture/library/view.cfm?id=4740&CFID=36645128&CFTOKEN=75050222

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Szc18xEcCyU

1989: Vietnam announces the complete withdrawal of its troops in Cambodia before September

1993: Indian Border Security Force units kill 55 Kashmiri civilians in Sopore, Jammu and Kashmir, in revenge after militants ambushed a BSF patrol
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sopore_massacre
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/outcry-in-delhi-over-kashmir-massacre-1477194.html

1995: A chemical fire in an apartment complex in Manila, Philippines, leads to the discovery of plans for Project Bojinka, a mass-terrorist attack
http://www.globalsecurity.org/security/profiles/project_bojinka.htm

1999: In Bangladesh, aiming to return to power, the BNP forms a four-party opposition alliance with the Jatiya Party, the Jamaat-e-Islami and the Islami Oikya Jote and launched several agitation programs against the ruling Awami League

2002: In Singapore, thirteen Muslim Singaporean are arrested because they were ready to launch attacks against US citizens and interests in Singapore. Eight of them had been trained in Al-Qaida in Afghanistan
http://articles.latimes.com/2002/jan/12/news/mn-22157

2005: China announces that on this day it has 1,3 billion inhabitants

2009: Sheikh Hasina is sworn in as Bangladesh’s prime minister, a democratic move in the impoverished country after almost two years of rule by an army-backed regime
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2009/01/200916135018846405.html

2011: Vang Pao, the former general and leader of his Hmong ethnic group in Laos, dies in exile in the US, aged 81. He led a 15-year CIA-sponsored secret war in Laos during the Vietnam War and, when it was lost, led tens of thousands of his people into exile


http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-12133710
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-12133736
http://www.english.rfi.fr/americas/20110107-hmong-leader-and-anti-communist-fighter-dies-exile

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

2011: South Korea celebrated the return of nearly 1,200 ancient documents looted by the Japanese during its 1910-1945 colonial rule, with welcoming ceremonies at Incheon International Airport
http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20111206000810&mod=skb

2012: Britain’s foreign secretary concludes a historic trip to Myanmar following talks with democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi. William Hague is the first British foreign minister to visit Myanmar in over half a century
http://edition.cnn.com/2012/01/05/world/asia/myanmar-hague/index.html?hpt=ias_c1

2013: Noted screen and stage actor Haradhan Bandopadhyay, who had starred in many celluloid classics of legendary filmmaker Satyajit Ray, passed away after a brief illness. He was 86
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolkata/Haradhan-Bandopadhyay-passes-away-at-86/articleshow/17907708.cms

2014: The Bangladesh Awami League, led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, wins parliamentary elections, which were marred by low turnout and violence and were boycotted by the largest opposition group and its allies.
http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/06/world/asia/bangladesh-elections/index.html?hpt=ias_c1
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/bangladesh/10553249/Bangladesh-prime-minister-Elections-were-legitimate.html

2015: Pakistan’s parliament approves the setting up of military courts to hear terrorism-related cases, after a Taliban massacre at a military-run school in the northwest shocked the nation
http://www.dawn.com/news/1155271/parliament-passes-21st-constitutional-amendment-army-act-amendment

2016: North Korea claims successful ‘hydrogen bomb’ test, world reacts with condemnation and suspicion
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2016/01/analysis-breaking-north-korea-bomb-test-claim-160106182207672.html
http://edition.cnn.com/2016/01/06/asia/north-korea-hydrogen-bomb-test/index.html
http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/international/2016-01-07/north-koreas-hydrogen-bomb-test-draws-global-condemnation-china-urges-denuclearisation/1533192

2016: Bangladesh court upholds death sentence for Jamaat-e-Islami leader Nizami
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2016/01/bangladesh-court-upholds-death-sentence-nizami-160106071459350.html
http://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2016/01/06/supreme-court-seals-fate-of-nizami-confirms-jamaat-chiefs-death-sentence-for-horrific-war-crimes

2017: Award-winning Indian actor Om Puri dies of heart attack
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-38527232
http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/south-asia/article/2059973/award-winning-indian-actor-om-puri-dies-heart-attack
https://www.theguardian.com/film/2017/jan/06/om-puri-obituary


Holidays and observances

Laos: Pathet Lao Day

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 6 January in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 6 JANUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 6, 2018

1842: British troops (4500 British and 12,000 Indians) under the command of William Elphinstone leave Kabul where they were based since 1939 and are butchered during their retreat. Just one man survived
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Massacre_of_Elphinstone%27s_army
http://britishbattles.com/first-afghan-war/kabul-gandamak.htm

1918: Signature of the Treaty of Mandsaur between the British and Gaffur Khan during the Third Anglo-Maratha War
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Third_Anglo-Maratha_War

1941: In the Southern Anhui incident, Chinese Nationalist troops attack the headquarters of the Communist New Fourth Army. The Nationalist assault results in thousands of casualties, obliterating the Communist force
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Fourth_Army_incident
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/112.htm

1942: Japanese take Brunei and first Japanese air raid on Ambon

1950: Great-Britain and Norway recognize Communist China

1951: During the Korean war, an estimated 200–1,300 South Korean communist sympathizers are slaughtered in what becomes the Ganghwa massacre
http://military.wikia.com/wiki/Ganghwa_massacre

1953: The first Asian Socialist Conference opens in Rangoon, Burma
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asian_Socialist_Conference

1967: United States and South Vietnamese forces launch a major offensive in Mekong Delta called Operation Deckhouse Five
http://www.echo23marines6569.org/OperationDeckhouseV.html

1971: US Army drops charges of My Lai massacre cover-up
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/army-drops-charges-of-my-lai-cover-up

1975: Phuoc Binh falls to the North Vietnamese
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/phuoc-binh-falls-to-the-north-vietnamese

1976: People’s Republic of China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor nuclear testing center

1995: A chemical fire in an apartment complex in Manila, Philippines, leads to the discovery of plans for Project Bojinka, a mass-terrorist attack
http://www.globalsecurity.org/security/profiles/project_bojinka.htm

2002: In Singapore, thirteen Muslim Singaporean are arrested because they were ready to launch attacks against US citizens and interests in Singapore. Eight of them had been trained in Al-Qaida in Afghanistan
http://articles.latimes.com/2002/jan/12/news/mn-22157

2011: Vang Pao, the former general and leader of his Hmong ethnic group in Laos, dies in exile in the US, aged 81. He led a 15-year CIA-sponsored secret war in Laos during the Vietnam War and, when it was lost, led tens of thousands of his people into exile


http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-12133710
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-12133736
http://www.english.rfi.fr/americas/20110107-hmong-leader-and-anti-communist-fighter-dies-exile

2016: North Korea claims successful ‘hydrogen bomb’ test, world reacts with condemnation and suspicion
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2016/01/analysis-breaking-north-korea-bomb-test-claim-160106182207672.html
http://edition.cnn.com/2016/01/06/asia/north-korea-hydrogen-bomb-test/index.html
http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/international/2016-01-07/north-koreas-hydrogen-bomb-test-draws-global-condemnation-china-urges-denuclearisation/1533192

 

 

On 6 January in South Asian history

ON 6 JANUARY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

To see another date, on Internet, type “On (day + month) in South Asian history »

Updated on January 6, 2018

1481: Death of Akhmat Khan, Khan of the Golden Horde
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Akhmat_Khan

1842: British troops (4500 British and 12,000 Indians) under the command of William Elphinstone leave Kabul where they were based since 1939 and are butchered during their retreat. Just one man survived
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Massacre_of_Elphinstone%27s_army
https://www.britishbattles.com/first-afghan-war/battle-of-kabul-and-the-retreat-to-gandamak/

1847: Death of Tyagaraja, composer of Indian classical Carnatic music, born on 4 May 1767
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/tyagaraja.html

1885: Death of Bhartendu Harishchandra, Indian author, born on September 9, 1850
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/bharatendu-harishchandra.html
http://www.varanasi.org.in/bhartendu-harishchandra

Bhartendu Harishchandra

1910: Birth of G. N. Balasubramaniam, Indian singer who died onMay 1, 1965
http://www.karnatik.com/co1022.shtml
http://radioweb.in/artistes/g-n-balasubramaniam

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j1t8BYA7CvQ

1918: Signature of the Treaty of Mandsaur between the British and Gaffur Khan during the Third Anglo-Maratha War
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Third_Anglo-Maratha_War

1929: Birth of Babrak Karmal, president of Afghanistan (1979-1986), who died on December 3, 1996
http://www.sabawoon.com/afghanpedia/Personalities.BabrakKarmal.shtm
http://www.afghanland.com/history/karmal.html

1929: Mother Teresa arrives in Calcutta to begin her work among India’s poorest and diseased people
http://www.motherteresa.org/

1966: Birth of A. R. Rahman, Indian composer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A._R._Rahman                                                                                                                                        http://www.chakpak.com/content/birthday-special-r-rahman

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lZ-O5K6ssII

1980: Last day of the Indian elections. The Congress (Indira) Party of Indira Gandhi wins 351 of the 525 contested seats. Indira Gandhi comes back after losing the power in 1977
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/january/7/newsid_2506000/2506387.stm

1993: Indian Border Security Force units kill 55 Kashmiri civilians in Sopore, Jammu and Kashmir, in revenge after militants ambushed a BSF patrol
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sopore_massacre
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/outcry-in-delhi-over-kashmir-massacre-1477194.html

1999: In Bangladesh, aiming to return to power, the BNP forms a four-party opposition alliance with the Jatiya Party, the Jamaat-e-Islami and the Islami Oikya Jote and launched several agitation programs against the ruling Awami League

2009: Sheikh Hasina is sworn in as Bangladesh’s prime minister, a democratic move in the impoverished country after almost two years of rule by an army-backed regime
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2009/01/200916135018846405.html

2013: Noted screen and stage actor Haradhan Bandopadhyay, who had starred in many celluloid classics of legendary filmmaker Satyajit Ray, passed away after a brief illness. He was 86
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolkata/Haradhan-Bandopadhyay-passes-away-at-86/articleshow/17907708.cms

2014: The Bangladesh Awami League, led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, wins parliamentary elections, which were marred by low turnout and violence and were boycotted by the largest opposition group and its allies.
http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/06/world/asia/bangladesh-elections/index.html?hpt=ias_c1
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/bangladesh/10553249/Bangladesh-prime-minister-Elections-were-legitimate.html

2015: Pakistan’s parliament approves the setting up of military courts to hear terrorism-related cases, after a Taliban massacre at a military-run school in the northwest shocked the nation
http://www.dawn.com/news/1155271/parliament-passes-21st-constitutional-amendment-army-act-amendment

2016: Bangladesh court upholds death sentence for Jamaat-e-Islami leader Nizami
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2016/01/bangladesh-court-upholds-death-sentence-nizami-160106071459350.html
http://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2016/01/06/supreme-court-seals-fate-of-nizami-confirms-jamaat-chiefs-death-sentence-for-horrific-war-crimes

2017: Award-winning Indian actor Om Puri dies of heart attack
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-38527232
http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/south-asia/article/2059973/award-winning-indian-actor-om-puri-dies-heart-attack
https://www.theguardian.com/film/2017/jan/06/om-puri-obituary

 

On 6 January in Southeast Asian history

ON 6 JANUARY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

To see another date, on Internet (Google…) type “On (date + month) in Southeast Asian history”

Updated on January 6, 2018

1812: Birth of Melchora Aquino, Filipino revolutionary hero who died on March 2, 1919
http://www.historyking.com/Biography/Biography-Melchora-Aquino.html

1942: Japanese take Brunei and first Japanese air raid on Ambon

1946: Ho Chi Minh wins the first universal suffrage elections in the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (DRV)

1953: The first Asian Socialist Conference opens in Rangoon, Burma
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asian_Socialist_Conference

1966: Birth of Sharon Cuneta, Filipina Megastar, Multi media Queen
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sharon_Cuneta

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UGyznrlC7nY

1967: United States and South Vietnamese forces launch a major offensive in Mekong Delta called Operation Deckhouse Five
http://www.echo23marines6569.org/OperationDeckhouseV.html

1971: US Army drops charges of My Lai massacre cover-up
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/army-drops-charges-of-my-lai-cover-up

1975: Phuoc Binh falls to the North Vietnamese
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/phuoc-binh-falls-to-the-north-vietnamese

1981: Musa bin Ahmad, president of Communist Party of Malaya, who came from China in November 1980, express his regret in a TV show

1989: Vietnam announces the complete withdrawal of its troops in Cambodia before September

1992: China and Turkmenistan establish diplomatic relations

2002: In Singapore, thirteen Muslim Singaporean are arrested because they were ready to launch attacks against US citizens and interests in Singapore. Eight of them had been trained in Al-Qaida in Afghanistan
http://articles.latimes.com/2002/jan/12/news/mn-22157

2011: Vang Pao, the former general and leader of his Hmong ethnic group in Laos, dies in exile in the US, aged 81. He led a 15-year CIA-sponsored secret war in Laos during the Vietnam War and, when it was lost, led tens of thousands of his people into exile


http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-12133710
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-12133736
http://www.english.rfi.fr/americas/20110107-hmong-leader-and-anti-communist-fighter-dies-exile

2012: Britain’s foreign secretary concludes a historic trip to Myanmar following talks with democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi. William Hague is the first British foreign minister to visit Myanmar in over half a century
http://edition.cnn.com/2012/01/05/world/asia/myanmar-hague/index.html?hpt=ias_c1

 

Holidays and observances

Laos: Pathet Lao Day

On 6 January in Japan’s history

ON 6 JANUARY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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

Updated on January 6, 2018

1393: Death of Japanese Emperor Go En’yu (1371-1382), born in January 1359
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Go-En’y%C5%AB

1725: Death of Chikamatsu Monzaemon, Japanese dramatist, born in 1653
http://www.washburn.edu/reference/bridge24/Chickamatsu.html
http://www.imagi-nation.com/moonstruck/clsc62.html

1942: Japanese take Brunei and first Japanese air raid on Ambon

1981: Birth of Rinko Kikuchi, Japanese actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rinko_Kikuchi
http://www.anore.co.jp/rinko/english.html

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

2014: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he wants to explain to leaders in China and South Korea about his visits to the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo, which honors the country’s war dead.
http://asiancorrespondent.com/117947/japan-pm-abe-urges-dialogue-with-china-korea/

 

On 6 January in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 6 JANUARY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on January 6, 2018

1917: Birth of Koo Chen-fu, Taiwan’s main negotiator with China, who died on January 3, 2005
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Koo_Chen-fu

1941: In the Southern Anhui incident, Chinese Nationalist troops attack the headquarters of the Communist New Fourth Army. The Nationalist assault results in thousands of casualties, obliterating the Communist force
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Fourth_Army_incident
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/112.html

1966: Colonel Bokassa who has taken power in Republic of Central Africa break diplomatic relations with People’s Republic of China

1972: Death of Chinese Marshal Chen Yi
http://www.paulnoll.com/China/Long-March/Long-March-Chen-Yi.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/347.html

Chen Yi

1975: China and Botswana establish diplomatic relations

1975: Birth of Hong Kong actress Bernice Liu
http://women.stareastasia.com/bernice-liu/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ejWhi8lhuig

1976: People’s Republic of China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor nuclear testing center

1976: Birth of Lu Yi, Chinese actor
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Lu_Yi

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2J4yUn9cQWI


 1992: China and Turkmenistan establish diplomatic relations

2005: China announces that on this day it has 1,3 billion inhabitants

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