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On 18 January in Asian history

1974-01-18 Lin-Confius Critic
ON 18 JANUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 18, 2018

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

1073: Shirakawa, born on July 7, 1053, becomes the 72nd emperor of Japan up to January 5, 1087 and will die on July 24, 1129
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Shirakawa

1126: Emperor Huizong abdicates the Chinese throne in favour of his son Emperor Qinzong
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Huizong_(Song_Dynasty)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Qinzong_of_Song

1471: Death of Go-Hanazono, 102nd Japanese emperor (1428-1464), born in July 1419
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Go-Hanazono_of_Japan

1591: King Naresuan of Siam kills Crown Prince Minchit Sra of Burma in single combat, for which this date is now observed marked as Royal Thai Armed Forces day
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naresuan

1615: The first members of the Society of Jesus reach Vietnam on ships that docked in the port of Hoi An as part of a delegation of Japanese Christians who had fled their homeland because of an ongoing campaign of persecution against them

1737: A peace treaty is signed between the Spanish governor general and the Sultan of Sulu
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/889/today-in-philippine-history-january-18-1737-a-peace-treaty-was-signed-between-the-governorgeneral-the-sultan-of-sulu

1769: Death ofHakuin Ekaku, Japanese Zen teacher (reformer of Rinzai school), Born on January 19, 1686
http://blog.shambhala.com/2013/08/15/hakuin-ekaku-c-1685-1768/
http://terebess.hu/zen/hakuin.html

Hakuin Eraku

1853: First train in Asia (Bombay to Tanna, 36 km)

1868: Birth of Kantarō Suzuki, Japanese admiral and politician, 42nd Prime Minister of Japan (April to August 1945) who died on April 17, 1948
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kantar%C5%8D_Suzuki
http://ww2db.com/person_bio.php?person_id=292

1877: Birth of Vicente Sotto, Filipino patriot and author, who died  in 1950
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vicente_Sotto

1889: Birth of Kanji Ishiwara, Japanese general who died on August 15, 1949
http://madmonarchist.blogspot.fr/2010/10/soldier-of-monarchy-kanji-ishiwara.html
http://www.reocities.com/lord10kyears/ishiwara.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kanji_Ishiwara

1915: Japan sends its “21 demands” to the Chinese government including rights on Shandong and Manchuria
http://www.firstworldwar.com/source/21demands.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twenty-One_Demands

1927: Birth of Sundaram Balachander, Indian veena player, actor, and singer who died on April 13, 1990
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sundaram_Balachander

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GRYdQZo_L8A

1927: Chiang Kai-shek forms an anti-government in China

1931: Birth of Chun Doo-hwan, president of South Korea from 1980 through 1988
http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1E1-ChunDooH.html

1943: Death of Isoroku Yamamoto, Japanese admiral, born on April 4, 1884
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isoroku_Yamamoto
http://www.2worldwar2.com/yamamoto.htm

1945: Birth of Balagangadharanatha Swamiji, Indian religious leader who died on January 13, 2013
http://acmbgs.org/about-bgs/
http://samvada.org/2013/news/balagangadharanath-swamiji-of-adichunchanagiri-mutt-passes-away-in-bangalore/

1947: Birth of Takeshi Kitano, Japanese actor and director
http://www.kitanotakeshi.com/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ZtKLVq4x0g

1947 : K.L. Saigal, Indian singer and film actor, passed away, born on April 11, 1904
http://www.culturalindia.net/indian-music/indian-singers/k-l-saigal.html
http://music.indobase.com/composers-playback-singers/k-l-saigal.html

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gz_Rd1jYIew&list=RDw_BmHDD8rSM&index=3

1950: Soviet Union recognizes the  Democratic Republic of Vietnam as China establish diplomatic relations
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/china-and-soviet-union-recognize-democratic-republic-of-vietnam

1952: South Korea extends ist territorial waters up to the “MacArthur” line
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rusk_documents
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=5&ved=0ahUKEwik9cLZtbHKAhVLuhoKHcr0Cr0QFgg9MAQ&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.dokdo-takeshima.com%2Fwordpress%2Fwp-content%2Fimages%2FPeace-Line-Hosaka.pdf&usg=AFQjCNF_38EpRNVAn_LRzCSWQFkQF-adgQ&sig2=JOp67Oq47nh8nyomeGk1Hwv

1955: The People’s Liberation Army attacks the Nationalist held Yijiangshan islands, off Zhejiang and takes full control after a two-day battle
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Yijiangshan
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/967.html

1955-01-18 KMT_prisoners in Battle of Yijiangshan Islands

1955: Death of Saadat Hassan Manto, Pakistani author, born on May 11, 1912
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saadat_Hasan_Manto

1956: In London, first Anglo-Malayan conference for the independence of Malaya

1956: Birth of Poonam Dhillon, Indian actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poonam_Dhillon

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Sv3m1Jh9vI

1962: Us begins spraying foliage in Vietnam to reveal Viet Cong guerillas

1964: Birth of Rithy Panh, Cambodian film director
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rithy_Panh
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-25942191

1968: United Nations general secretary U Thant declares that the end of US bombing on North Vietnam is the prerequisite condition before any negociations

1969: In Paris, first meeting of the enlarged conference on Vietnam (USA, North Vietnam, South Vietnam and National Liberation Front)

1969: Death of Dada Lekhraj, Indian spiritual leader, born on December 15, 1884
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dada_Lekhraj
http://en.citizendium.org/wiki/Dada_Lekhraj

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P5wYDFpxb_w

1969: Birth of Princess Sayako of Japan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Princess_Sayako

1974: Mao Zedong and Jiang Qing launch the « Pi Lin Pi Kong » (Criticize Lin Biao and Confucius) campaign
http://chineseposters.net/themes/criticize-lin-biao-confucius.php
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Criticize_Lin,_Criticize_Confucius
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/973.html

1974-01-18 Lin-Confius Critic

1976: Birth of Subhrajit Mitra, Indian film maker
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Subhrajit_Mitra
http://www.bharatstudent.com/cafebharat/view_news-Bengali-News_and_Gossips-6,59032.php

 

1977: After 21 months of emergency rule, Indhira Gandhi announces the release of her leading opponents, hence suspending her ban of political parties and calls a free election

1978: Death of Muhammad Hasan Askari, Pakistani philosopher and author, born on November 5, 1919
http://urduadab4u.blogspot.fr/2011/01/muhammad-hassan-askari-urdu-writer.html
http://www.dawn.com/news/749732/cover-story-the-critical-world-of-muhammad-hasan-askari

1979: Birth of Jay Chou, Taiwanese singer and producer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jay_Chou

1981: Birth of Kang Dong-won, South Korean model and actor
http://www.hancinema.net/korean_Kang_Dong-won.php


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1-wCUMb_2tU

1992: General Abdul Rashid Dostum revolts against President Mohammad Najibullah of the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan and allies with Ahmed Shah Massoud to capture Kabul

1992: Deng Xiaoping starts his famous anti-left Southern Tour (up to February 21)


http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2012/11/deng-n27.html
http://hqlenglish.blogspot.com/2012/02/deng-speech-20th-anniversary.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FdpzMIa7G2g

1993: President of Pakistan, Ghulam Ishaq Khan dissolves the National Assembly and dismisses the Cabinet

1996: Death of Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao, popularly known as N. T. Rama Rao or by his initials NTR, Indian film actor, director, producer, and politician who served as the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh for three terms
http://www.nytimes.com/1996/01/19/world/n-t-rama-rao-72-is-dead-star-status-infused-his-politics.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/18-january-1996-n.t.-rama-rao-actor-and-andhra-chief-minister-died
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEsSLisMlYH20t2-XnFiP6Q

N.T Rama Rao

2003: Death of Harivansh Rai Bachchan, Indian poet, born on November 27, 1907
http://www.diverse.cam.ac.uk/stories/bachchan/

2006: Taiwan Prime Minister Frank Hsieh, who in early December announced that he want resign, is replaced by Su Tseng-chang (elected on January 25)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Su_Tseng-chang

2008: In Thailand, pro-Thaksin party, PPP, is clear of fraud. That clears the way of it to form a coalition government

2010: North Korea says it will not return to stalled international talks on its nuclear disarmament until sanctions against it are lifted
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8465341.stm

2011: Chinese President Hu Jintao lands in the US for a four-day state visit, in a crucial meeting of the world’s two biggest powers. Analysts say Mr Hu’s visit is the most important by a Chinese leader in 30 years given China’s growing military, economic and diplomatic clout
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-12212843
http://www.france24.com/en/20110118-chinese-president-hu-jintao-us-state-visit-obama-currency-dispute
http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-china-hu-20110118,0,5131382.story
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/470.html

2012: Death of Anthony Gonsalves, Indian composer, born in 1927
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Music-composer-Anthony-Gonsalves-dies/articleshow/11556295.cms
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_Gonsalves

Anthony Gonsalves

 2014: In a bid to strengthen bilateral relations, Pakistan and India decide to allow greater trade through land route, signalling a thaw in relations after a year’s standoff over military tensions on the border
http://www.nation.com.pk/business/18-Jan-2014/pak-india-agree-to-expedite-process-of-trade-liberalization
http://www.dawn.com/news/1081131/pakistan-india-agree-over-greater-trade-through-land-route

2015: Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen says that seven opposition lawmakers charged with insurrection, which is punishable by up to 30 years in jail, would not be « spared » from prosecution
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/cambodia-pm-urges-prosecution-opposition-lawmakers

2015: Filipinos estimated in the millions have gathered to join Pope Francis in a religious service in Manila, as the leader of Catholic Church winds down his five-day Philippine visit
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2015/01/millions-gather-pope-mass-manila-201511871929731922.html
http://www.france24.com/en/20150118-pope-celebrates-huge-mass-philippines-urges-world-protect-children/
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-30869019

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qPP4IBmC85Q

2016: A Pakistani court has acquitted former military ruler Pervez Musharraf over the 2006 killing of a Baloch rebel leader, one of three legal cases he faced after returning from exile
http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/international/2016-01-18/pakistani-court-acquits-former-president-pervez-musharraf-of-rebel-leaders-murder/1537121
http://www.dawn.com/news/1233775/atc-acquits-pervez-musharraf-in-akbar-bugti-murder-case
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-35341255

2017: Muslims across Thailand’s restive « Deep South » are mourning the death of Sapae-ing Basor, the spiritual leader of a near 13-year rebellion against Bangkok’s rule that has claimed more than 6,800 lives
http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/se-asia/thai-south-muslims-mourn-death-of-rebel-spiritual-leader
http://www.khaosodenglish.com/politics/2017/01/16/death-separatist-leader-prompts-hope-fear-peace-prospects/

 

Holidays and observances

Thailand: Royal Thai Armed Forces Day (in observance of the victory of Naresuan in 1593

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 18 January in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 18 JANUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 18, 2018

1591: King Naresuan of Siam kills Crown Prince Minchit Sra of Burma in single combat, for which this date is now observed marked as Royal Thai Armed Forces day
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naresuan

1737: A peace treaty is signed between the Spanish governor general and the Sultan of Sulu
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/889/today-in-philippine-history-january-18-1737-a-peace-treaty-was-signed-between-the-governorgeneral-the-sultan-of-sulu

1915: Japan sends its “21 demands” to the Chinese government including rights on Shandong and Manchuria
http://www.firstworldwar.com/source/21demands.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twenty-One_Demands

1950: Soviet Union recognizes the  Democratic Republic of Vietnam as China establish diplomatic relations
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/china-and-soviet-union-recognize-democratic-republic-of-vietnam

1952: South Korea extends ist territorial waters up to the “MacArthur” line
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rusk_documents
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=5&ved=0ahUKEwik9cLZtbHKAhVLuhoKHcr0Cr0QFgg9MAQ&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.dokdo-takeshima.com%2Fwordpress%2Fwp-content%2Fimages%2FPeace-Line-Hosaka.pdf&usg=AFQjCNF_38EpRNVAn_LRzCSWQFkQF-adgQ&sig2=JOp67Oq47nh8nyomeGk1Hwv

1955: The People’s Liberation Army attacks the Nationalist held Yijiangshan islands, off Zhejiang and takes full control after a two-day battle
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Yijiangshan
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/967.html

1955-01-18 KMT_prisoners in Battle of Yijiangshan Islands

1956: In London, first Anglo-Malayan conference for the independence of Malaya

1962: Us begins spraying foliage in Vietnam to reveal Viet Cong guerillas

1968: United Nations general secretary U Thant declares that the end of US bombing on North Vietnam is the prerequisite condition before any negociations

1969: In Paris, first meeting of the enlarged conference on Vietnam (USA, North Vietnam, South Vietnam and National Liberation Front)

1992: General Abdul Rashid Dostum revolts against President Mohammad Najibullah of the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan and allies with Ahmed Shah Massoud to capture Kabul

2010: North Korea says it will not return to stalled international talks on its nuclear disarmament until sanctions against it are lifted
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8465341.stm

2011: Chinese President Hu Jintao lands in the US for a four-day state visit, in a crucial meeting of the world’s two biggest powers. Analysts say Mr Hu’s visit is the most important by a Chinese leader in 30 years given China’s growing military, economic and diplomatic clout
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-12212843
http://www.france24.com/en/20110118-chinese-president-hu-jintao-us-state-visit-obama-currency-dispute
http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-china-hu-20110118,0,5131382.story
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/470.html

 2014: In a bid to strengthen bilateral relations, Pakistan and India Saturday decided to allow greater trade through land route, signalling a thaw in relations after a year’s standoff over military tensions on the border
http://www.nation.com.pk/business/18-Jan-2014/pak-india-agree-to-expedite-process-of-trade-liberalization
http://www.dawn.com/news/1081131/pakistan-india-agree-over-greater-trade-through-land-route

 

Holidays and observances

Thailand: Royal Thai Armed Forces Day (in observance of the victory of Naresuan in 1593

On 18 January in South Asian history

ON 18 JANUARY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 18, 2018

1853: First train in Asia (Bombay to Tanna, 36 km)

1927: Birth of Sundaram Balachander, Indian veena player, actor, and singer who died on April 13, 1990
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sundaram_Balachander

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GRYdQZo_L8A

1945: Birth of Balagangadharanatha Swamiji, Indian religious leader who died on January 13, 2013
http://acmbgs.org/about-bgs/
http://samvada.org/2013/news/balagangadharanath-swamiji-of-adichunchanagiri-mutt-passes-away-in-bangalore/

1947 : K.L. Saigal, Indian singer and film actor, passed away, born on April 11, 1904
http://www.culturalindia.net/indian-music/indian-singers/k-l-saigal.html
http://music.indobase.com/composers-playback-singers/k-l-saigal.html

1955: Death of Saadat Hassan Manto, Pakistani author, born on May 11, 1912
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saadat_Hasan_Manto

1956: Birth of Poonam Dhillon, Indian actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poonam_Dhillon

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Sv3m1Jh9vI

1969: Death of Dada Lekhraj, Indian spiritual leader, born on December 15, 1884
http://en.citizendium.org/wiki/Dada_Lekhraj

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

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P5wYDFpxb_w

1976: Birth of Subhrajit Mitra, Film Maker, India
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Subhrajit_Mitra
http://www.bharatstudent.com/cafebharat/view_news-Bengali-News_and_Gossips-6,59032.php

 

1977: After 21 months of emergency rule, Indhira Gandhi announces the release of her leading opponents, hence suspending her ban of political parties and calls a free election

1978: Death of Muhammad Hasan Askari, Pakistani philosopher and author, born on November 5, 1919
http://urduadab4u.blogspot.fr/2011/01/muhammad-hassan-askari-urdu-writer.html
http://www.dawn.com/news/749732/cover-story-the-critical-world-of-muhammad-hasan-askari

1992: General Abdul Rashid Dostum revolts against President Mohammad Najibullah of the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan and allies with Ahmed Shah Massoud to capture Kabul

1993: President of Pakistan, Ghulam Ishaq Khan dissolves the National Assembly and dismisses the Cabinet

1996: Death of Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao, popularly known as N. T. Rama Rao or by his initials NTR, Indian film actor, director, producer, and politician who served as the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh for three terms
http://www.nytimes.com/1996/01/19/world/n-t-rama-rao-72-is-dead-star-status-infused-his-politics.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/18-january-1996-n.t.-rama-rao-actor-and-andhra-chief-minister-died
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEsSLisMlYH20t2-XnFiP6Q

N.T Rama Rao

2003: Death of Harivansh Rai Bachchan, Indian poet, born on November 27, 1907
http://www.diverse.cam.ac.uk/stories/bachchan/

2010: Suspected Taliban militants have launched an attack in the Afghan capital Kabul, setting off explosions and sparking a gun battle. The Taliban said 20 fighters were involved. At least 11 people have been killed and dozens hurt, officials say
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8464763.stm

2012: Death of Anthony Gonsalves, Indian composer, born in 1927
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Music-composer-Anthony-Gonsalves-dies/articleshow/11556295.cms
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_Gonsalves

Anthony Gonsalves

2014: In a bid to strengthen bilateral relations, Pakistan and India Saturday decided to allow greater trade through land route, signalling a thaw in relations after a year’s standoff over military tensions on the border
http://www.nation.com.pk/business/18-Jan-2014/pak-india-agree-to-expedite-process-of-trade-liberalization
http://www.dawn.com/news/1081131/pakistan-india-agree-over-greater-trade-through-land-route

2016: A Pakistani court has acquitted former military ruler Pervez Musharraf over the 2006 killing of a Baloch rebel leader, one of three legal cases he faced after returning from exile
http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/international/2016-01-18/pakistani-court-acquits-former-president-pervez-musharraf-of-rebel-leaders-murder/1537121
http://www.dawn.com/news/1233775/atc-acquits-pervez-musharraf-in-akbar-bugti-murder-case
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-35341255

 

 

On 18 January in Southeast Asian history

ON 18 JANUARY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 18, 2018

1591: King Naresuan of Siam kills Crown Prince Minchit Sra of Burma in single combat, for which this date is now observed marked as Royal Thai Armed Forces day
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naresuan

1615: The first members of the Society of Jesus reach Vietnam on ships that docked in the port of Hoi An as part of a delegation of Japanese Christians who had fled their homeland because of an ongoing campaign of persecution against them

1737: A peace treaty is signed between the Spanish governor general and the Sultan of Sulu
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/889/today-in-philippine-history-january-18-1737-a-peace-treaty-was-signed-between-the-governorgeneral-the-sultan-of-sulu

1877: Birth of Vicente Sotto, Filipino patriot and author, who died  in 1950
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vicente_Sotto

1950: Soviet Union recognizes the  Democratic Republic of Vietnam as China establish diplomatic relations
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/china-and-soviet-union-recognize-democratic-republic-of-vietnam

1956: In London, first Anglo-Malayan conference for the independence of Malaya

1962: Us begins spraying foliage in Vietnam to reveal Viet Cong guerillas

1964: Birth of Rithy Panh, Cambodian film director
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rithy_Panh
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-25942191

1968: United Nations general secretary U Thant declares that the end of US bombing on North Vietnam is the prerequisite condition before any negociations

1969: In Paris, first meeting of the enlarged conference on Vietnam (USA, North Vietnam, South Vietnam and National Liberation Front)

2008: In Thailand, pro-Thaksin party, PPP, is clear of fraud. That clears the way of it to form a coalition government

2015: Filipinos estimated in the millions have gathered to join Pope Francis in a religious service in Manila, as the leader of Catholic Church winds down his five-day Philippine visit
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2015/01/millions-gather-pope-mass-manila-201511871929731922.html
http://www.france24.com/en/20150118-pope-celebrates-huge-mass-philippines-urges-world-protect-children/
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-30869019

2017: Muslims across Thailand’s restive « Deep South » are mourning the death of Sapae-ing Basor, the spiritual leader of a near 13-year rebellion against Bangkok’s rule that has claimed more than 6,800 lives
http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/se-asia/thai-south-muslims-mourn-death-of-rebel-spiritual-leader
http://www.khaosodenglish.com/politics/2017/01/16/death-separatist-leader-prompts-hope-fear-peace-prospects/

 

Holidays and observances

Thailand: Royal Thai Armed Forces Day (in observance of the victory of Naresuan in 1593

On 18 January in Japan’s history

ON 18 JANUARY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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

Updated on January 18, 2018

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

1073: Shirakawa, born on July 7, 1053, becomes the 72nd emperor of Japan up to January 5, 1087 and will die on July 24, 1129
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Shirakawa

1471: Death of Go-Hanazono, 102nd Japanese emperor (1428-1464), born in July 1419
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Go-Hanazono_of_Japan

1769: Death ofHakuin Ekaku, Japanese Zen teacher (reformer of Rinzai school), Born on January 19, 1686
http://blog.shambhala.com/2013/08/15/hakuin-ekaku-c-1685-1768/
http://terebess.hu/zen/hakuin.html

Hakuin Eraku

1868: Birth of Kantarō Suzuki, Japanese admiral and politician, 42nd Prime Minister of Japan (April to August 1945) who died on April 17, 1948
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kantar%C5%8D_Suzuki
http://ww2db.com/person_bio.php?person_id=292

1889: Bitrh of Kanji Ishiwara, Japanese general who died on August 15, 1949
http://madmonarchist.blogspot.fr/2010/10/soldier-of-monarchy-kanji-ishiwara.html
http://www.reocities.com/lord10kyears/ishiwara.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kanji_Ishiwara

1915: Japan sends its “21 demands” to the Chinese government including rights on Shandong and Manchuria
http://www.firstworldwar.com/source/21demands.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twenty-One_Demands

1943: Death of Isoroku Yamamoto, Japanese admiral, born on April 4, 1884
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isoroku_Yamamoto
http://www.2worldwar2.com/yamamoto.htm

1947: Birth of Takeshi Kitano, Japanese actor and director
http://www.kitanotakeshi.com/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ZtKLVq4x0g

1952: South Korea extends ist territorial waters up to the “MacArthur” line
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rusk_documents
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=5&ved=0ahUKEwik9cLZtbHKAhVLuhoKHcr0Cr0QFgg9MAQ&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.dokdo-takeshima.com%2Fwordpress%2Fwp-content%2Fimages%2FPeace-Line-Hosaka.pdf&usg=AFQjCNF_38EpRNVAn_LRzCSWQFkQF-adgQ&sig2=JOp67Oq47nh8nyomeGk1Hwv

1969: Birth of Princess Sayako of Japan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Princess_Sayako

 

On 18 January in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

1974-01-18 Lin-Confius Critic

ON 18 JANUARY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on January 18, 2018

1126: Emperor Huizong abdicates the Chinese throne in favour of his son Emperor Qinzong
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Huizong_(Song_Dynasty)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Qinzong_of_Song

1927: Chiang Kai-shek forms an anti-government in China

1950: Soviet Union recognizes the  Democratic Republic of Vietnam as China establish diplomatic relations
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/china-and-soviet-union-recognize-democratic-republic-of-vietnam

1955: The People’s Liberation Army attacks the Nationalist held Yijiangshan islands, off Zhejiang and takes full control after a two-day battle
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Yijiangshan
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/967.html

1955-01-18 KMT_prisoners in Battle of Yijiangshan Islands

1974: Mao Zedong and Jiang Qing launch the « Pi Lin Pi Kong » (Criticize Lin Biao and Confucius) campaign)
http://chineseposters.net/themes/criticize-lin-biao-confucius.php
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Criticize_Lin,_Criticize_Confucius
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/973.html

1974-01-18 Lin-Confius Critic

1979: Birth of Jay Chou, Taiwanese singer and producer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jay_Chou

1992: Deng Xiaoping starts his famous anti-left Southern Tour (up to February 21)


http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2012/11/deng-n27.html
http://hqlenglish.blogspot.com/2012/02/deng-speech-20th-anniversary.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FdpzMIa7G2g

2006: Taiwan Prime Minister Frank Hsieh, who in early December announced that he want resign, is replaced by Su Tseng-chang (elected on January 25)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Su_Tseng-chang

2011: Chinese President Hu Jintao lands in the US for a four-day state visit, in a crucial meeting of the world’s two biggest powers. Analysts say Mr Hu’s visit is the most important by a Chinese leader in 30 years given China’s growing military, economic and diplomatic clout
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-12212843
http://www.france24.com/en/20110118-chinese-president-hu-jintao-us-state-visit-obama-currency-dispute
http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-china-hu-20110118,0,5131382.story
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/470.html

2015: Hong Kong creates a new army cadet force modelled partly on the Chinese military
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/hknews/2015-01/19/content_15215624.html