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On 20 November in Asian history

1943-11-20-battle-of-tarawa

ON 20 NOVEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on 20 November 2018

762: During the An Shi Rebellion, Tang Dynasty, with the help of Bogu, the khan of the Uyghur Huihe tribe, recaptured Luoyang from the rebels
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uyghur_Khaganate
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/An_Lushan_Rebellion

811: Death of Li Fan, Chinese politician, born in 754
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Li_Fan_(Tang_dynasty)

1327 : Birth of Bassui Tokusho, Rinzai Zen master who died in 1387
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bassui_Tokush%C5%8D
https://sites.google.com/site/esabsnichtenglisch/about-bassui-tokusho

Bassui Tokusho
1750: Birth of Tipu (or Tippu) Sultan, Indian ruler who died on May 4, 1799
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tipu_Sultan
http://www.scribd.com/doc/16423377/Tippu-Sultan-Villain-Or-Hero
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/20th-november-1750-tipu-sultan-the-king-of-mysore-was-born

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4AF6hU6MWb0

1873: French Francis Garnier captures Hanoi, the capital of Tonkin where he will be killed by the Black Flag Army on December 21
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francis_Garnier

1903: Birth of Ishtiaq Hussain Qureshi, Pakistani historian and educationist who died on January 21, 1981
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ishtiaq_Hussain_Qureshi
https://www.pakpedia.pk/ishtiaq-hussain-qureshi

1915: Birth of Hu Yaobang, General Secretary of the China communist party from 1980 to 1987, who died on April 15, 1989
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hu_Yaobang
http://www.chinatoday.com/who/h/hu.yaobang.htm

1915: Birth of Kon Ichikawa, iconic Japanese film director
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0406728/bio
http://sensesofcinema.com/2004/great-directors/ichikawa/

1937: After the fall of Shanghai, the Chinese capital is moved from Nanjing to Chongqing
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/10949.html

1938: Death of Enzo Matsunaga, Japanese writer, born on April 26, 1895
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Enzo_Matsunaga

1941: Birth of Haseena Moin, Pakistani television drama writer and Urdu  playwright
http://www.woman.com.pk/haseena-moin.html

1943: Beginning of the 76 hours Battle of Tarawa (Operation Galvanic). US Marines land on Tarawa Atoll in the Gilbert Islands and suffer heavy loss

1943-11-20-battle-of-tarawa
http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/tarawa.htm
http://www.historynet.com/battle-of-tarawa

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b3ce-hreP-w

1944: First Japanese suicide submarine attack at Ulithi Atol, Carolines. The fleet oiler USS Mississinewa is sunk

1944-11-20 USS Mississinewa sinking

1946: In the Battle  of Marga (Indonesia), the resistance on Bali led by Ngurah Rai is defeated by  Dutch forces
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marga,_Tabanan
http://www.greenerbali.com/marga-memorial.html

1948: Birth of Park Chul-soo, South Korean director, screenwriter, and producer who died on February, 2013
http://www.koreanfilm.or.kr/jsp/films/index/peopleView.jsp?peopleCd=10029409 http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0661799/

1948: American consul  in China held « hostage » by communists
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/american-consul-in-china-held-hostage-by-communists

1950: Birth of Kiyonobu Suzuki, Japanese actor
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0840618/

1950: During the  Korea War, the US 7th Division, reaches the Yalu River on China border

1953: French General  Navarre chooses Dien-Bien-Phu as strong position to stop Vietnamese communist offensive  in Indochina
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Dien_Bien_Phu

1954: Birth of Bin Shimada, Japanese actor
http://dragonball.wikia.com/wiki/Bin_Shimada 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bin_Shimada
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0793554/

1962 Birth of Peng Liyuan, Chinese folk music singer, wife of CCP General secretary o Xi Jinping
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peng_Liyuan

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O6-hbh3r8bM&feature=related

1962: In the war with  India, Beijing starts the withdrawal of Chinese forces

1962-11-20-retrait-chinois
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sino-Indian_War
 http://www.indiandefencereview.com/news/lessons-from-the-1962-sino-indian-war-in-ladakh/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XstW0q0efY4&feature=related

1963: Birth of Wan Yanhai, Chinese AIDS activist
http://worldfellows.yale.edu/wan-yanhai
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wan_Yanhai

1963: Birth of Wen Ming-na, Macau-born actress
https://www.biography.com/people/ming-na-17184282
http://www.ming-na.com/

1963: Cambodia  renounces US aid and ask again for the neutralization of its country

1965: Birth of Yoshiki Hayashi, Japanese musician (X Japan)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yoshiki_(musician)
http://www.thetoptens.com/best-rock-drummers/yoshiki-hayashi-11171.asp

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c2f88JAiD-c

1968: Birth of Chew Chor Meng, Singaporean actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chew_Chor_Meng

1969: The Cleveland  Plain Dealer publishes explicit photographs of dead villagers from the My Lay  massacre in Vietnam
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/My_Lai_massacre

1969: Birth of Saori Yagi, Japanese actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1120846/
http://people.famouswhy.com/saori_yagi/

1970: The majority of United Nations General assembly vote for given  to Beijing the seat of China to Beijing, but din’t obtains the 2/3 majority  required

1971: Battle of Garibpur, one of the first engagements of between Indian  and Pakistani troops during the Bangladesh Liberation War prior to the initiation of hostillities on 3 December 1971
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Garibpur

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XH7Q5jXGzXg

1972: Birth of Japanese actor Kazuo Yashiro
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0946589/


Get Out Of Town – Kazuo Yashiro Trio par soedwards

1980: In China,  opening of the trial of the Gang of Four and of five generals accomplices of  Marshal Lin Biao
http://law2.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/gangoffour/Gangof4.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gang_of_Four7
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/10959.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=91LEZxKlkrc

1980: For the 2nd  time, the General assembly of United Nations demands the withdraw of Soviet  Union from Afghanistan
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/10960.html

1984: Death of Faiz Ahmed Faiz, Pakistani poet, born on February 13,  1911
http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/1558
http://www.faiz.com/

1985: First visit of  Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir to China

1985: Birth of Aaron Yan, Taiwanese singer and actor (Fahrenheit)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aaron_Yan

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2JSmFugo3ao

1988: Egypt and China  announce that they would recognize the Palestinian state proclaimed by the  Palestine National Council

1990: The International Herald Tribune and Asian Wall Street Journal are pulled from  distribution in Indonesia due to articles on the business enterprises of the  Suharto family

1991: Cambodia Prince  Sihanouk is proclaimed head of state
https://www.infoplease.com/encyclopedia/history/asia-and-africa/southeast-asia-history-biographies/sihanouk-norodom

1992: Xanana Gusmao,  leader of the Fretilin,  is captured in Timor. He will be sentenced to life in prison
http://timorarchives.wordpress.com/2011/05/23/1992-xanana-capture-1/
http://jano-buti.blogspot.fr/2011/07/video-penangkapan-xanana-gusmao-20.html

1998: A  Taliban-controlled Afghanistan court declares that Osama Bin Laden is “a man  without a sin” in regard to US embassy bombing in Kenya and Tanzania

2005: North Korea  expels 11 of the 12 foreign NGO in the country

2007: ASEAN accelerate the integration process by the signing of the ASEAN Charter
http://asean.org/?static_post=media-release-asean-leaders-sign-asean-charter-singapore-20-november-2007
http://www.powershow.com/view/4213-OWI1Y/The_ASEAN_Economic_Community_after_the_ASEAN_Charter_powerpoint_ppt_presentation

2007-11-20-charte

2010: Fr Joseph Guo Jincai  is ordained bishop of Chengde (Hebei) without a mandate from the pope in the forced  presence of eight bishops in communion  with the Holy See
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2010/11/20101120162119450232.html
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Chengde,-eight-bishops-in-communion-with-Pope-participate-in-illicit-ordination-20044.html

2011: The first trial of a suspect from Bangladesh’s 1971 war of independence begins, in a widely-criticised court process that the government says will finally bring traitors to justice
http://www.asiaone.com/News/Latest%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20111120-311674.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-15811848

2011: Afghan President Hamid Karzai wins the endorsement of tribal elders and community leaders to negotiate a 10-year strategic partnership with the US.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-15809068

2012: French combat troops in Afghanistan are preparing to come home as their mission officially ends.
http://www.euronews.com/2012/11/20/afghan-combat-mission-ends-for-french-troops/
http://www.voanews.com/content/france-ends-afghanistan-combat-mission/1549415.html

2012: Leaders of the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) decided to ask China to start formal talks “as soon as possible” on crafting a legally binding code of conduct in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) aimed at preventing violence over disputed territories.
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Asean-Summit,-no-agreement-between-the-U.S.-and-Cina-regarding-the-South-China-Sea-26402.html

2013: Pakistani schoolgirl and campaigner Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head by the Taliban, has received the EU’s Sakharov human rights prize at a ceremony in Strasbourg
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-25014916
http://asiancorrespondent.com/116175/malala-makes-impassioned-plea-for-child-education/

2014: Death of Jimmy Heung, Hong Kong director and producer, born in 1950
http://www.ejinsight.com/20141121-filmmaker-jimmy-heung-dies-of-cancer-64/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jimmy_Heung

 

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 20 November in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 20 NOVEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on 20 November 2018

762: During the An Shi Rebellion, Tang Dynasty, with the help of Bogu, khan of the Uyghur Huihe tribe, recaptured Luoyang from the rebels
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uyghur_Khaganate
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/An_Lushan_Rebellion

1873: Francis Garnier captures Hanoi, the capital of Tonkin where he will be killed by the Black Flag Army on December 21
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francis_Garnier

1943: Beginning of the 76 hours Battle of Tarawa (Operation Galvanic). US Marines land on Tarawa Atoll in the Gilbert Islands and suffer heavy loss

1943-11-20-battle-of-tarawahttp://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/tarawa.htm
http://www.historynet.com/battle-of-tarawa

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b3ce-hreP-w

1944: First Japanese suicide submarine attack at Ulithi Atol, Carolines. The fleet oiler USS Mississinewa is sunk

1944-11-20 USS Mississinewa sinking

1946: In the Battle  of Marga (Indonesia), the resistance on Bali led by Ngurah Rai is defeated by  Dutch forces
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marga,_Tabanan
http://www.greenerbali.com/marga-memorial.html

1950: During the  Korea War, the US 7th Division, reaches the Yalu River on China border

1953: French General  Navarre chooses Dien-Bien-Phu as strong position to stop Vietnamese communist offensive  in Indochina
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Dien_Bien_Phu

1962: In the war with  India, Beijing starts the withdrawal of Chinese forces

1962-11-20-retrait-chinoishttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sino-Indian_War
http://www.indiandefencereview.com/news/lessons-from-the-1962-sino-indian-war-in-ladakh/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XstW0q0efY4&feature=related

1963: Cambodia  renounces US aid and ask again for the neutralization of its country

1969: The Cleveland  Plain Dealer publishes explicit photographs of dead villagers from the My Lay  massacre in Vietnam
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/My_Lai_massacre

1970: The majority of United Nations General assembly vote for given  to Beijing the seat of China to Beijing, but din’t obtains the 2/3 majority  required

1971: Battle of Garibpur, one of the first engagements of between Indian  and Pakistani troops during the Bangladesh Liberation War prior to the initiation of hostillities on 3 December 1971
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Garibpur

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XH7Q5jXGzXg

1980: For the 2nd  time, the General assembly of United Nations demands the withdraw of Soviet  Union from Afghanistan

1988: Egypt and China  announce that they would recognize the Palestinian state proclaimed by the  Palestine National Council

1992: Xanana Gusmao,  leader of the Fretilin,  is captured in Timor. He will be sentenced to life in prison
http://timorarchives.wordpress.com/2011/05/23/1992-xanana-capture-1/
http://jano-buti.blogspot.fr/2011/07/video-penangkapan-xanana-gusmao-20.html

1998: A  Taliban-controlled Afghanistan court declares that Osama Bin Laden is “a man  without a sin” in regard to US embassy bombing in Kenya and Tanzania

2011: The first trial of a suspect from Bangladesh’s 1971 war of independence begins, in a widely-criticised court process that the government says will finally bring traitors to justice
http://www.asiaone.com/News/Latest%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20111120-311674.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-15811848

2011: Afghan President Hamid Karzai wins the endorsement of tribal elders and community leaders to negotiate a 10-year strategic partnership with the US.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-15809068

2012: French combat troops in Afghanistan are preparing to come home as their mission officially ends.
http://www.euronews.com/2012/11/20/afghan-combat-mission-ends-for-french-troops/
http://www.voanews.com/content/france-ends-afghanistan-combat-mission/1549415.html

2012: Leaders of the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) decide to ask China to start formal talks “as soon as possible” on crafting a legally binding code of conduct in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) aimed at preventing violence over disputed territories.
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Asean-Summit,-no-agreement-between-the-U.S.-and-Cina-regarding-the-South-China-Sea-26402.html

 

On 20 November in South Asian history

1962-11-20-retrait-chinois

ON 20 NOVEMBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on 20 November 2018

1750: Birth of Tipu (or Tippu) Sultan, Indian ruler who died on May 4, 1799
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tipu_Sultan
http://www.scribd.com/doc/16423377/Tippu-Sultan-Villain-Or-Hero
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/20th-november-1750-tipu-sultan-the-king-of-mysore-was-born

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4AF6hU6MWb0

1903: Birth of Ishtiaq Hussain Qureshi, Pakistani historian and educationist who died on January 21, 1981
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ishtiaq_Hussain_Qureshi
https://www.pakpedia.pk/ishtiaq-hussain-qureshi

1941: Birth of Haseena Moin, Pakistani television drama writer and Urdu  playwright
http://www.woman.com.pk/haseena-moin.html

1962: In the war with  India, Beijing starts the withdrawal of Chinese forces

1962-11-20-retrait-chinoishttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sino-Indian_War
 http://www.indiandefencereview.com/news/lessons-from-the-1962-sino-indian-war-in-ladakh/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XstW0q0efY4&feature=related

1971: Battle of Garibpur, one of the first engagements of between Indian  and Pakistani troops during the Bangladesh Liberation War prior to the initiation of hostillities on 3 December 1971
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Garibpur

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XH7Q5jXGzXg

1976: Birth of Tusshar Kapoor, Indian actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tusshar_Kapoor

1980: For the 2nd  time, the General assembly of United Nations demands the withdraw of Soviet  Union from Afghanistan

1984: Death of Faiz Ahmed Faiz, Pakistani poet, born on February 13,  1911
http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/1558
http://www.faiz.com/

1998: A  Taliban-controlled Afghanistan court declares that Osama Bin Laden is “a man  without a sin” in regard to US embassy bombing in Kenya and Tanzania

2011: The first trial of a suspect from Bangladesh’s 1971 war of independence begins, in a widely-criticised court process that the government says will finally bring traitors to justice
http://www.asiaone.com/News/Latest%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20111120-311674.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-15811848

2011: Afghan President Hamid Karzai wins the endorsement of tribal elders and community leaders to negotiate a 10-year strategic partnership with the US.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-15809068

2012: French combat troops in Afghanistan are preparing to come home as their mission officially ends.
http://www.euronews.com/2012/11/20/afghan-combat-mission-ends-for-french-troops/
http://www.voanews.com/content/france-ends-afghanistan-combat-mission/1549415.html

2013: Pakistani schoolgirl and campaigner Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head by the Taliban, has received the EU’s Sakharov human rights prize at a ceremony in Strasbourg
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-25014916
http://asiancorrespondent.com/116175/malala-makes-impassioned-plea-for-child-education/


Holidays and  observances

Pakistan: Children’s Day

On 20 November in Southeast Asian history

ON 20 NOVEMBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on 20 November 2018

1873: Francis Garnier captures Hanoi, the capital of Tonkin where he will be killed by the Black Flag Army on December 21
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francis_Garnier

1946: In the Battle  of Marga (Indonesia), the resistance on Bali led by Ngurah Rai is defeated by  Dutch forces
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marga,_Tabanan
http://www.greenerbali.com/marga-memorial.html

1953: French General  Navarre chooses Dien-Bien-Phu as strong position to stop Vietnamese communist offensive  in Indochina
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Dien_Bien_Phu

1968: Birth of Chew Chor Meng, Singaporean actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chew_Chor_Meng

1969: The Cleveland  Plain Dealer publishes explicit photographs of dead villagers from the My Lay  massacre in Vietnam
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/My_Lai_massacre

1990: The International Herald Tribune and Asian Wall Street Journal are pulled from  distribution in Indonesia due to articles on the business enterprises of the  Suharto family

1991: Cambodia Prince  Sihanouk is proclaimed head of state
https://www.infoplease.com/encyclopedia/history/asia-and-africa/southeast-asia-history-biographies/sihanouk-norodom

1992: Xanana Gusmao,  leader of the Fretilin,  is captured in Timor. He will be sentenced to life in prison
http://timorarchives.wordpress.com/2011/05/23/1992-xanana-capture-1/
http://jano-buti.blogspot.fr/2011/07/video-penangkapan-xanana-gusmao-20.html

2007: ASEAN accelerates the integration process by the signing of the ASEAN Charter
http://asean.org/?static_post=media-release-asean-leaders-sign-asean-charter-singapore-20-november-2007
http://www.powershow.com/view/4213-OWI1Y/The_ASEAN_Economic_Community_after_the_ASEAN_Charter_powerpoint_ppt_presentation

2007-11-20-charte

2012: Leaders of the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) decided to ask China to start formal talks “as soon as possible” on crafting a legally binding code of conduct in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) aimed at preventing violence over disputed territories.
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Asean-Summit,-no-agreement-between-the-U.S.-and-Cina-regarding-the-South-China-Sea-26402.html

 

On 20 November in Japan’s history

ON 20 NOVEMBER IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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

Updated on 20 November 2018

1327 : Birth of Bassui Tokusho, Rinzai Zen master who died in 1387
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bassui_Tokush%C5%8D
https://sites.google.com/site/esabsnichtenglisch/about-bassui-tokusho

Bassui Tokusho
1915: Birth of Kon Ichikawa, iconic Japanese film director who died on February 13, 2088
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0406728/bio
http://sensesofcinema.com/2004/great-directors/ichikawa/

1943: Beginning of the 76 hours Battle of Tarawa. (Operation Galvanic. US Marines land on Tarawa Atoll in the Gilbert Islands and suffer heavy loss
http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/tarawa.htm
http://www.historynet.com/battle-of-tarawa

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b3ce-hreP-w

1944: First Japanese suicide submarine attack at Ulithi Atol, Carolines. The fleet oiler USS Mississinewa is sunk

1944-11-20 USS Mississinewa sinking

1950: Birth of Kiyonobu Suzuki, Japanese actor
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0840618/

1954: Birth of Bin Shimada, Japanese actor
http://dragonball.wikia.com/wiki/Bin_Shimada 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bin_Shimada
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0793554/

1965: Birth of Yoshiki Hayashi, Japanese musician (X Japan)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yoshiki_(musician)
http://www.thetoptens.com/best-rock-drummers/yoshiki-hayashi-11171.asp

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c2f88JAiD-c

1972: Birth of Japanese actor Kazuo Yashiro
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0946589/


Get Out Of Town – Kazuo Yashiro Trio par soedwards

1992: Birth of Maiha Ishimura, Japanese pop singer
http://helloproject.wikia.com/wiki/Ishimura_Maiha
http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xa5ngx_opv-maiha-ishimura-berryz-fields_music

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3kiDV_A4Jek

 

On 20 November in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

1962-11-20-retrait-chinois

ON 20 NOVEMBER IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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

Updated on 20 November 2018

762: During An Shi Rebellion, Tang Dynasty, with the help of Bogu, khan of the Uyghur Huihe tribe, recaptured Luoyang from the rebels
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uyghur_Khaganate
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/An_Lushan_Rebellion

811: Death of Li Fan, Chinese politician, born in 754
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Li_Fan_(Tang_dynasty)

1915: Birth of Hu Yaobang, General Secretary of the China communist party from 1980 to 1987, who died on April 15, 1989
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hu_Yaobang
http://www.chinatoday.com/who/h/hu.yaobang.htm

1937: After the fall of Shanghai, the Chinese capital is moved from Nanjing to Chongqing
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/10949.html

1948: American consul  in China held « hostage » by communists
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/american-consul-in-china-held-hostage-by-communists

1950: During the  Korea War, the US 7th Division, reaches the Yalu River on China border

1962 Birth of Peng Liyuan, Chinese folk music singer, wife of CCP General secretary o Xi Jinping
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peng_Liyuan

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O6-hbh3r8bM&feature=related

1962: In the war with  India, Beijing decides a cease-fire and starts the withdrawal of Chinese forces

1962-11-20-retrait-chinois
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sino-Indian_War
http://www.indiandefencereview.com/news/lessons-from-the-1962-sino-indian-war-in-ladakh/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XstW0q0efY4&feature=related

1963: Birth of Wan Yanhai, Chinese AIDS activist
http://worldfellows.yale.edu/wan-yanhai
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wan_Yanhai

1970: The majority of United Nations General assembly vote for given  to Beijing the seat of China to Beijing, but din’t obtains the 2/3 majority  required

1978: Birth of Freya Lin, Taiwanese singer
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Freya_Lim

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q8IeT4QkxxU

1980: In China,  opening of the trial of the Gang of Four and of five generals accomplices of  Marshal Lin Biao
http://law2.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/gangoffour/Gangof4.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gang_of_Four
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/10959.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=91LEZxKlkrc

1985: Birth of Aaron Yan, Taiwanese singer and actor (Fahrenheit)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aaron_Yan

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2JSmFugo3ao

1988: Egypt and China  announce that they would recognize the Palestinian state proclaimed by the  Palestine National Council

2010: Fr Joseph Guo Jincai  is ordained bishop of Chengde (Hebei) without a mandate from the pope in the forced  presence of eight bishops in communion  with the Holy See
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2010/11/20101120162119450232.html
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Chengde,-eight-bishops-in-communion-with-Pope-participate-in-illicit-ordination-20044.html

2012: Leaders of the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) decide to ask China to start formal talks “as soon as possible” on crafting a legally binding code of conduct in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) aimed at preventing violence over disputed territories.
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Asean-Summit,-no-agreement-between-the-U.S.-and-Cina-regarding-the-South-China-Sea-26402.html