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On 20 February in Asian history

1947-02-20 mountbatten_installation_as_viceroy

ON 20 FEBRUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on February 20, 2018

1707: Death of Aurangzeb, Mogul emperor of India, born in 1618
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/india/p/Aurangzeb-Emperor-Of-Mughal-India.htm
http://www.preservearticles.com/201012302033/aurangzeb-biography.html
http://lostislamichistory.com/aurangzeb-and-islamic-rule-in-india/

1846: An imperial edict says again, under some restrictions, that catholic activities are authorized in China

1862: Death of Francisco Baltazar, Filipino poet, born on April 2, 1788
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francisco_Balagtas
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/944/today-in-philippine-history-february-20-1862-francisco-baltazar-died-at-the-age-73
http://www.poemhunter.com/francisco-baltazar/biography/

1883: Birth of Shiga Naoya, Japan, novelist (Road Through the Dark Night), who died on October 21, 1971
http://www.ndl.go.jp/portrait/e/datas/273.html

1886: Birth of Takuboku Ishikawa, Japanese poet, who died on April 13, 1912
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takuboku_Ishikawa

1913: Coronation of Nepal king Tribhuvan
http://www.flickr.com/photos/mpp_flr/sets/72157629626130677/

1919: Murder of Habib Ullah Khan, emir of Afghanistan (1901-1919), at 46
http://www.afghan-web.com/bios/detail/dhabib.html
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/amir-of-afghanistan-is-assassinated

1928: In Tokyo, first election with universal suffrage
https://books.google.fr/books?id=km-9YkgxGbsC&pg=PA67&lpg=PA67&dq=In+Tokyo,+first+election+with+universal+suffrage&source=bl&ots=OnHBvcZ4_9&sig=wrgSkC9ipyVyYf9sSBZr3U3InB4&hl=fr&sa=X&ei=-zPmVMv3Bcn-UreOgJgJ&ved=0CFQQ6AEwCQ#v=onepage&q=In%20Tokyo%2C%20first%20election%20with%20universal%20suffrage&f=false

1929: Birth of Toshiro Mayuzumi Yokohama, Japanese composer (Sphenogramme) who died on April 10, 1997
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toshiro_Mayuzumi

1932: Birth of Adrian E Cristobal, Filipino writer who died on December 22, 2007
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adrian_Cristobal

1932 Japanese troops occupy Tunhua (Dunhua), Jilin province in China
http://www.geographic.org/geographic_names/name.php?uni=-2690577&fid=1241&c=china

1933: Death in jail of communist Japanese writer Kobayashi Takiji
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takiji_Kobayashi
http://japanfocus.org/-Heather-Bowen_Struyk/3180

1941: Birth of Lim Kit Siang, Malaysian lawyer and politician, chairman of the Democratic Action Party
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/lim-guan-eng-5881.php
https://blog.limkitsiang.com/about/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hzWTfXvL2Nw

1945: Birth of Annu Kapoor, Indian actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Annu_Kapoor
http://www.koimoi.com/actor/annu-kapoor/


http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x251ipu_the-golden-era-with-annu-kapoor-1st-september-2014-video-watch-online-pt4_fun

1947: Lord Mountbatten becomes Viceroy of India to oversee the move to independence
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/mountbatten_lord_louis.shtml
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/2252.html

1947-02-20 mountbatten_installation_as_viceroy

1947: Ho Chi Minh sends a letter – via the British Consul – to the French President appealing for peace. He writes « …we want our unity and our independence within the French Union; we want, a just peace which will do honor both to France and to Vietnam »

1950: Birth of Ken Shimura, Japanese actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ken_Shimura

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ic53hhFllPM

1976: The South-East Association Treaty Organization (SEATO) is disbanded
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/seato-disbands

1983: Hundreds die in Assam poll violence
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/february/20/newsid_4269000/4269719.stm

1987: Arunachal Pradesh (former NEFA), disputed with China, gets the status of state of India
https://www.indiatoday.in/education-today/gk-current-affairs/story/arunachal-pradesh-309685-2016-02-20

1988: Birth of Jiah Khan, Indian actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jiah_Khan

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BVwLSVgeb6U

1996: Death of Toru Takemitsu, Japanese composer, born on October 8, 1930
http://www.naxos.com/composerinfo/bio23861.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6lgk8MdM_jw

2003: For the first time since 1982, a North Korean airplane overflies the South air space on Yellow Sea

2003: Death of Mushaf Ali Mir, Pakistani Chief of the Air Staff, in an air crash, born on March 5,1947
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mushaf_Ali_Mir
http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.php?az=view_all&address=125×59589

2006: In South Korea the United Liberal Democrats, the three top political parties was merged into Grand National Party

2007: Zilla Huma Usman, a minister and an activist for women emancipation in Pakistan is assassinated. She was born on September 16, 1971
http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/world/pakistani-minister-killed-for-refusing-to-wear-veil/story-e6frg6so-1111113031544

2009: Two Tamil Tiger planes bomb the Sri Lankan capital, but one of them is shot down as it flew back towards the country’s north
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7902392.stm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2009_suicide_air_raid_on_Colombo

2010: Death of Basavaraju Venkata Padmanabha Rao, Indian actor, born August 20, 1931
http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-andhrapradesh/actor-padmanabham-no-more/article714855.ece
http://www.veethi.com/india-people/basavaraju_venkata_padmanabha_rao-profile-3939-14.htm

2012: Death of S. N. Lakshmi, Indian actress, born in 1927
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S._N._Lakshmi

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rG4DPjMz08Y

2013: Saudi Arabia has recalled its ambassador from Colombo in a tit-for-tat decision amid tensions after a Sri Lankan nanny convicted of murder was beheaded in the kingdom, the official SPA news agency reported
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/middleeast/2013/02/20132208370323293.html

2014: Families torn apart for more than 60 years — separated by the Korean War — begin to reunite at a mountain resort in North Korea
http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/20/world/asia/koreas-reunion/index.html?hpt=ias_t2 http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-26252563
http://www.euronews.com/2014/02/20/sixty-years-on-families-separated-by-the-korean-war-get-a-rare-chance-to-meet/

2014: Death of Reghu Kumar, Indian composer, born on July 13, 1953
http://www.kerala9.com/news-category/news/movie-news/music-composer-reghu-kumar-passes-away
http://mathrubhuminews.in/ee/ReadMore/5059/renowned-music-director-reghu-kumar-passes-away/E

2014: India’s top court blocks the release of three of former premier Rajiv Gandhi’s killers after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh denounced their freeing as against all principles of justice
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-26269476

2015: Death of Govind Pansare, Indian author and communist activist, four days after a gun attack, born in 1933
http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/grief-anger-at-govind-pansares-funeral/article6920075.ece
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Govind_Pansare

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 20 February in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND SRATEGY ON 20 FEBRUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

To see another date, on Internet (Google…) type “conflicts and strategy on (date + month) in Asian history”

Updated on February 20, 2018

1919: Murder of Habib Ullah Khan, emir of Afghanistan (1901-1919), at 46
http://www.afghan-web.com/bios/detail/dhabib.html
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/amir-of-afghanistan-is-assassinated

1932 Japanese troops occupy Tunhua (Dunhua), Jilin province in China
http://www.geographic.org/geographic_names/name.php?uni=-2690577&fid=1241&c=china

1947: Ho Chi Minh sends a letter – via the British Consul – to the French President appealing for peace. He writes « …we want our unity and our independence within the French Union; we want, a just peace which will do honor both to France and to Vietnam »

1976: The South-East Association Treaty Organization (SEATO) is disbanded
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/seato-disbands

2003: For the first time since 1982, a North Korean airplane overflies the South air space on Yellow Sea

2009: Two Tamil Tiger planes bomb the Sri Lankan capital, but one of them is shot down as it flew back towards the country’s north
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7902392.stm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2009_suicide_air_raid_on_Colombo

2014: Families torn apart for more than 60 years — separated by the Korean War — begin to reunite at a mountain resort in North Korea
http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/20/world/asia/koreas-reunion/index.html?hpt=ias_t2 http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-26252563
http://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/heartbreaking-reunion-korean-families-meet-again-after-60-years-n34621
http://www.euronews.com/2014/02/20/sixty-years-on-families-separated-by-the-korean-war-get-a-rare-chance-to-meet/

On 20 February in South Asian history

ON 20 FEBRUARY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on February 20, 2018

1707: Death of Aurangzeb, Mogul emperor of India, born in 1618
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/india/p/Aurangzeb-Emperor-Of-Mughal-India.htm
http://www.preservearticles.com/201012302033/aurangzeb-biography.html
http://lostislamichistory.com/aurangzeb-and-islamic-rule-in-india/

1913: Coronation of Nepal king Tribhuvan
http://www.flickr.com/photos/mpp_flr/sets/72157629626130677/

1919: Murder of Habib Ullah Khan, emir of Afghanistan (1901-1919), at 46
http://www.afghan-web.com/bios/detail/dhabib.html
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/amir-of-afghanistan-is-assassinated

1945: Birth of Annu Kapoor, Indian actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Annu_Kapoor
http://www.koimoi.com/actor/annu-kapoor/

1947: Lord Mountbatten becomes Viceroy of India to oversee the move to independence
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/mountbatten_lord_louis.shtml
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/2252.html

1947-02-20 mountbatten_installation_as_viceroy

1983: Hundreds die in Assam poll violence
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/february/20/newsid_4269000/4269719.stm

1987: Anurachal Pradesh (former NEFA), disputed with China, gets the status of state of India
https://www.indiatoday.in/education-today/gk-current-affairs/story/arunachal-pradesh-309685-2016-02-20

1988: Birth of Jiah Khan, Indian actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jiah_Khan

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BVwLSVgeb6U

2003: Death of Mushaf Ali Mir, Pakistani Chief of the Air Staff, in an air crash, born on March 5,1947
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mushaf_Ali_Mir
http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.php?az=view_all&address=125×59589

2007: Zilla Huma Usman, a milister and an activist for women emancipation in Pakistan is assassinated. She was born on September 16, 1971
http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/world/pakistani-minister-killed-for-refusing-to-wear-veil/story-e6frg6so-1111113031544

2009: Two Tamil Tiger planes bomb the Sri Lankan capital, but one of them is shot down as it flew back towards the country’s north
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7902392.stm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2009_suicide_air_raid_on_Colombo

2010: Death of Basavaraju Venkata Padmanabha Rao, Indian actor, born August 20, 1931
http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-andhrapradesh/actor-padmanabham-no-more/article714855.ece
http://www.veethi.com/india-people/basavaraju_venkata_padmanabha_rao-profile-3939-14.htm

2012: Death of S. N. Lakshmi, Indian actress, born in 1927
http://www.indiaglitz.com/channels/tamil/article/78241.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S._N._Lakshmi

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rG4DPjMz08Y

2013: Saudi Arabia recalls its ambassador from Colombo in a tit-for-tat decision amid tensions after a Sri Lankan nanny convicted of murder was beheaded in the kingdom
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/middleeast/2013/02/20132208370323293.html

2014: Death of Reghu Kumar, Indian composer, born on July 13, 1953
http://www.kerala9.com/news-category/news/movie-news/music-composer-reghu-kumar-passes-away
http://mathrubhuminews.in/ee/ReadMore/5059/renowned-music-director-reghu-kumar-passes-away/E

2014: India’s top court blocks the release of three of former premier Rajiv Gandhi’s killers after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh denounced their freeing as against all principles of justice
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-26269476

2015: Death of Govind Pansare, Indian author and communist activist, four days after a gun attack, born in 1933
http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/grief-anger-at-govind-pansares-funeral/article6920075.ece
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Govind_Pansare

On 20 February in Southeast Asian history

ON 20 FEBRUARY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on February 20, 2018

1862: Death of Francisco Balagtas, Filipino poet, born on April 2, 1788
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/944/today-in-philippine-history-february-20-1862-francisco-baltazar-died-at-the-age-73
http://www.poemhunter.com/francisco-baltazar/biography/

1932: Birth of Adrian E Cristobal, Filipino writer who died on December 22, 2007
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adrian_Cristobal

1941: Birth of Lim Kit Siang, Malaysian lawyer and politician, chairman of the Democratic Action Party
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/lim-guan-eng-5881.php
https://blog.limkitsiang.com/about/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hzWTfXvL2Nw

1947: Ho Chi Minh sends a letter – via the British Consul – to the French President appealing for peace. He writes « …we want our unity and our independence within the French Union; we want, a just peace which will do honor both to France and to Vietnam »

1976: The South-East Association Treaty Organization (SEATO) is disbanded
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/seato-disbands

 

On 20 February in Japan’s history

ON 20 FEBRUARY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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

Updated on February 20, 2018

1883: Birth of Shiga Naoya, Japan, novelist (Road Through the Dark Night), who died on October 21, 1971
http://www.ndl.go.jp/portrait/e/datas/273.html

1886: Birth of Takuboku Ishikawa, Japanese poet, who died on April 13, 1912
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takuboku_Ishikawa

1928: In Tokyo, first election with universal suffrage
https://books.google.fr/books?id=km-9YkgxGbsC&pg=PA67&lpg=PA67&dq=In+Tokyo,+first+election+with+universal+suffrage&source=bl&ots=OnHBvcZ4_9&sig=wrgSkC9ipyVyYf9sSBZr3U3InB4&hl=fr&sa=X&ei=-zPmVMv3Bcn-UreOgJgJ&ved=0CFQQ6AEwCQ#v=onepage&q=In%20Tokyo%2C%20first%20election%20with%20universal%20suffrage&f=false

1929: Birth of Toshiro Mayuzumi Yokohama, Japanese composer (Sphenogramme) who died on April 10, 1997
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toshiro_Mayuzumi

1933: Death in jail of communist Japanese writer Kobayashi Takiji
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takiji_Kobayashi
http://japanfocus.org/-Heather-Bowen_Struyk/3180

1950: Birth of Ken Shimura, Japanese actor

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

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ic53hhFllPM

1996: Death of Toru Takemitsu, Japanese composer, born on October 8, 1930
http://www.naxos.com/composerinfo/bio23861.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6lgk8MdM_jw

 

On 20 February in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 20 FEBRUARY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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

Updated on February 20, 2018

1846: An imperial edict says again, under some restrictions, that catholic activities are authorized in China

1932 Japanese troops occupy Tunhua (Dunhua), Jilin province in China
http://www.geographic.org/geographic_names/name.php?uni=-2690577&fid=1241&c=china

2011: Police in China showed up in force in several major cities after an online call for a « jasmine revolution ». Calls for people to protest and shout « we want food, we want work, we want housing, we want fairness », were circulated on Chinese microblog sites
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-12517909
http://www.france24.com/en/20110220-china-cracks-down-middle-east-inspired-protests