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On 28 January in Asian history

ON 28 JANUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 28, 2019

1701: The Chinese storm Dartsedo in Tibet
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Dartsedo

1712: Birth of Tokugawa Ieshige, 9th shogun of the Tokugawa shogunate, who died on July 13th, 1761
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tokugawa_Ieshige

1833: Birth of Charles George ‘Chinese’ Gordon, British soldier and administrator who died on January 26, 1885
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_George_Gordon
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/11.html

1846: Battle of Aliwal, in India, won by British troops on Sikhs
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Aliwal
http://www.britishbattles.com/first-sikh-war/battle-of-aliwal/
https://deadliestblogpage.wordpress.com/2018/01/28/the-redoubtable-harry-smith-faces-the-savage-sikhs-at-aliwal-2/

1861: Birth of Julian Felipe, Filipino musician, composer of the national anthem who died on October 2, 1944
http://himig.com.ph/features/28-julian-felipe
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juli%C3%A1n_Felipe
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/903/today-in-philippine-history-january-28-1861-julian-felipe-born-in-cavite-city-cavite

1865: Birth of Lala Lajpat Rai, Indian freedom fighter who died on November 17, 1928
http://www.liveindia.com/freedomfighters/LalaLajpatRai.html

1868: Battle of Awa between the Shogunate and elements of the Satsuma Navy. This was Japan’s first engagement between two modern navies. The battle, although small in scale, ended in favour of the Shogunate
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naval_Battle_of_Awa

1888: Birth of general Masaharu Homma who commanded the Japanese forces in the Philippines and was executed by a firing squad on April 3, 1946
http://ww2db.com/person_bio.php?person_id=108
http://forum.axishistory.com/viewtopic.php?t=115452

1915: Birth of Nien Cheng, Chinese-born American writer, who died on November 2, 2009
http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/95739.Nien_Cheng
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Life_and_Death_in_Shanghai

1925: Birth of Raja Ramanna, Indian nuclear scientist who died on September 24, 2004
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/raja-ramanna.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/28-january-1925-raja-ramanna-eminent-nuclear-scientist-was-born

1927: Birth of Hiroshi Teshigahara, Japanese director who died on April 14 2001
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hiroshi_Teshigahara

1930: Birth of Jasraj, Indian singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jasraj

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pzNTlFvFdx8

1932: The « Shanghai Incident » of First Battle of Shanghai : Japanese forces attack Shanghai
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=114
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/January_28_Incident

1933: The name Pakistan is coined by Choudhury Rahmat Ali Khan and is accepted by the Indian Muslims for the Pakistan Movement seeking independence
http://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Choudhary_Rahmat_Ali
http://www.columbia.edu/itc/mealac/pritchett/00islamlinks/txt_rahmatali_1933.html

1934: Birth of Mitr Chaibancha, Thai actor who died in an accident on October 8, 1970
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mitr_Chaibancha

1941: Under Japanese mediation, cease-fire between France and Thailand on the borders between Thailand and French protectorates of Laos and Cambodia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French-Thai_War

1945: World War II: Supplies begin to reach China over the newly reopened Burma Road
http://www.worldwar2history.info/Burma/Road.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burma_Road

1949: UN Security Council demands the release of the Republican government, and independence for Indonesia by July 1, 1950

1958: The government of the People’s Republic of China establishes the simplified writing of the Chinese characters (ideograms)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simplified_Chinese_characters

1963: Start of Anglo-Philippines negotiations on Sabah
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sabah

1967: Birth of Jan Lamb, Hong Kong disc jockey & stand-up comedian
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jan_Lamb
http://www.hkcinemagic.com/en/people.asp?id=1169

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=28BTlaPbWcA

1973: Cease-fire effective in the Vietnam War
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/cease-fire-goes-into-effect

1975: Birth of Tanya Chua, Singaporean singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tanya_Chua

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1T_C1CitC08

1977: Birth of Zhao Tao, Chinese actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhao_Tao

1981: Vietnam suggests to withdraw its forces from Cambodia if China agrees to sign a non-agression pact with the three Indochina countries

1983:The China’s general chief of staff, Yang Dezhi, declares in  Bangkok that China will help Thailand in case of Vietnamese raids

1984 : Death of Sohrab Modi, Indian stage and film actor, director and producer, born on November 2, 1897
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sohrab_Modi
http://chiloka.com/celebrity/sohrab-modi

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LtAH4NruiKQ

1989: Death of Rinpoche (Choekyi Gyaltsen), the 10th Panchen Lama, born on February 19, 1938
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Choekyi_Gyaltsen
http://unpo.org/article/10529

Choekyi Gyaltsen 10th panchen lama

1998: Involved in a corruption case, Japanese Finance minister Hiroshi Mitsuzuka resigns
http://www.nytimes.com/1998/01/28/business/international-business-japan-finance-minister-resigns-opening-way-shift-policy.html
http://www.spokesman.com/stories/1998/jan/28/japans-finance-chief-resigns-after-two-senior/

1998-01-28 Hiroshi Mitsuzuka

1998: In Manilla, Philippines, gunmen held at least 400 children and teachers for several hours at an elementary school

2003: South Korean Lee Jong-wook is elected chairman of the World Health Organization. Born on 12 April 1945, he will die of illness on 22 May 2006
http://www.who.int/dg/lee/en/

2007: Death of O.P. Nayyar, Indian film music director, born on January 16, 1926
http://www.rediff.com/movies/2007/jan/28nayyar.htm
http://www.opnayyar.org/theman.htm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HUxwaQ95QmE

2007: Death in a car accident of Hsu Wei Lun, Taiwanese actress, born on November 13, 1978
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beatrice_Hsu

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

2008: Samak Sundaravej, president of the People Power Party is elected as new Thailand Prime Minister
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7212516.stm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7212682.stm

2011: Burma’s highest court upholds the dissolution of the pro-democracy party led by Aung San Suu Kyi. The court ruled the NLD would remain an unlawful association because it refused to register for the recent election
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-12307838

2012: France’s plans for an early withdrawal from Afghanistan drew criticism from Kabul, with experts and lawmakers accusing French President Nicolas Sarkozy of putting politics ahead of Afghans’ safety
http://www.france24.com/en/20120128-france-sarkozy-plans-early-withdrawal-draw-criticism-afghanistan

2013: Death of Xu Liangying, Chinese physicist, historian, and philosopher, born on May 2, 1920
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/01/world/asia/xu-liangying-92-scientist-and-democracy-advocate.html
http://www.nytimes.com/2006/08/22/science/22prof.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0

2013: Journalists in Hong Kong issue a petition urging the government to scrap a proposed law limiting the personal data corporate directors must make publicly available. Critics argue the amendment will restrict press freedom and protect potentially corrupt directors from public scrutiny of their business holdings
http://www.voanews.com/content/hong-kong-journalists-protest-proposal-to-restrict-information/1592069.html

2014: Death of Gudo Wafu Nishijima, Japanese priest and educator, born on November 29, 1919
http://hardcorezen.info/gudo-wafu-nishijima-1919-2014/2506

2014: Japan goverment risking further irking their close neighbors China and South Korea announces that textbooks were being changed to make it clear that two sets of remote islands at the center of sovereignty disputes are integral parts of their territory
http://apjjf.org/2014/12/13/Koide-Reiko/4101/article.html

2015: Leader of the Thai opposition Red Shirt movement Jatuporn Prompan imprisonned for defaming ex-prime minister
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2015/01/thai-red-shirt-leader-sentenced-years-jail-150128083158482.html http://www.nst.com.my/node/71149

2016: Vietnam’s Communist Party unveils new leadership at 12th National Congress
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-01-28/vietnam-communist-party-unveils-new-politburo/7122444

2016: Taiwan president visits disputed islands despite US criticism
http://www.dw.com/en/taiwan-president-visits-disputed-islands-despite-us-criticism/a-19008594
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/nation/2016-01/28/content_15379710.html
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/front/archives/2016/01/29/2003638307/1

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 28 January in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 28 JANUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 28, 2019

1701: The Chinese storm Dartsedo (Tibet)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Dartsedo

1846: Battle of Aliwal, in India, won by British troops on Sikhs
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Aliwal
http://www.britishbattles.com/first-sikh-war/battle-of-aliwal/
https://deadliestblogpage.wordpress.com/2018/01/28/the-redoubtable-harry-smith-faces-the-savage-sikhs-at-aliwal-2/

1868: Battle of Awa between the Shogunate and elements of the Satsuma Navy. This was Japan’s first engagement between two modern navies. The battle, although small in scale, ended in favour of the Shogunate
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naval_Battle_of_Awa

1932: The « Shanghai Incident » of First Battle of Shanghai : Japanese forces attack Shanghai
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=114
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/January_28_Incident

1941: Under Japanese mediation, cease-fire between France and Thailand on the borders between Thailand and French protectorates of Laos and Cambodia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French-Thai_War

1945: World War II: Supplies begin to reach the Republic of China over the newly reopened Burma Road
http://www.worldwar2history.info/Burma/Road.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burma_Road

1949: UN Security Council demands the release of the Republican government, and independence for Indonesia by July 1, 1950

1963: Start of Anglo-Philippines negotiations on Sabah
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sabah

1973: Cease-fire effective in the Vietnam War
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/cease-fire-goes-into-effect

1981: Vietnam suggests to withdraw its forces from Cambodia if China agrees to sign a non-agression pact with the three Indochina countries

1983:The China’s general chief of staff, Yang Dezhi, declares in  Bangkok that China will help Thailand in case of Vietnamese raids

2012: France’s plans for an early withdrawal from Afghanistan drew criticism from Kabul on Saturday 28, with experts and lawmakers accusing French President Nicolas Sarkozy of putting politics ahead of Afghans’ safety
http://www.france24.com/en/20120128-france-sarkozy-plans-early-withdrawal-draw-criticism-afghanistan

2014: Japan goverment risking further irking their close neighbors China and South Korea announces that textbooks were being changed to make it clear that two sets of remote islands at the center of sovereignty disputes are integral parts of their territory
http://apjjf.org/2014/12/13/Koide-Reiko/4101/article.html

On 28 January in South Asian history

ON 28 JANUARY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 28, 2019

1701: The Chinese storm Dartsedo (Tibet)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Dartsedo

1846: Battle of Aliwal, in India, won by British troops on Sikhs
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Aliwal
http://www.britishbattles.com/first-sikh-war/battle-of-aliwal/
https://deadliestblogpage.wordpress.com/2018/01/28/the-redoubtable-harry-smith-faces-the-savage-sikhs-at-aliwal-2/

1865: Birth of Lala Lajpat Rai, Indian freedom fighter who died on November 17, 1928
http://www.liveindia.com/freedomfighters/LalaLajpatRai.html

1925: Birth of Raja Ramanna, Indian physicist who died on September 24, 2004
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/raja-ramanna.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/28-january-1925-raja-ramanna-eminent-nuclear-scientist-was-born

1930: Birth of Jasraj, Indian singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jasraj

1933: The name Pakistan is coined by Choudhury Rahmat Ali Khan and is accepted by the Indian Muslims for the Pakistan Movement seeking independence
http://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Choudhary_Rahmat_Ali
http://www.columbia.edu/itc/mealac/pritchett/00islamlinks/txt_rahmatali_1933.html

1984 : Death of Sohrab Modi, Indian stage and film actor, director and producer, born on November 2, 1897
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sohrab_Modi
http://chiloka.com/celebrity/sohrab-modi

1986: Birth of Shruti Haasan, Indian actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shruti_Haasan

1989: Death of Rinpoche (Choekyi Gyaltsen), the 10th Panchen Lama, born on February 19, 1938
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Choekyi_Gyaltsen
http://unpo.org/article/10529

Choekyi Gyaltsen 10th panchen lama

2007: Death of O.P. Nayyar, Indian film music director, born on January 16, 1926
http://www.rediff.com/movies/2007/jan/28nayyar.htm
http://www.opnayyar.org/theman.htm

2012: France’s plans for an early withdrawal from Afghanistan drew criticism from Kabul on Saturday 28, with experts and lawmakers accusing French President Nicolas Sarkozy of putting politics ahead of Afghans’ safety
http://www.france24.com/en/20120128-france-sarkozy-plans-early-withdrawal-draw-criticism-afghanistan

 

On 28 January in Southeast Asian history

ON 28 JANUARY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 28, 2019

1861: Birth of Julian Felipe, Filipino musician, composer of the national anthem, who died on October 2, 1944
http://himig.com.ph/features/28-julian-felipe
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juli%C3%A1n_Felipe
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/903/today-in-philippine-history-january-28-1861-julian-felipe-born-in-cavite-city-cavite

1934: Birth of Mitr Chaibancha, Thai actor who died in an accident on October 8, 1970
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mitr_Chaibancha

1941: Under Japanese mediation, cease-fire between France and Thailand on the borders between Thailand and French protectorates of Laos and Cambodia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French-Thai_War

1945: World War II: Supplies begin to reach the Republic of China over the newly reopened Burma Road
http://www.worldwar2history.info/Burma/Road.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burma_Road

1949: UN Security Council demands the release of the Republican government, and independence for Indonesia by July 1, 1950

1963: Start of Anglo-Philippines negotiations on Sabah
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sabah

1973: Cease-fire effective in the Vietnam War
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/cease-fire-goes-into-effect

1975: Birth of Tanya Chua, Singaporean singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tanya_Chua

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1T_C1CitC08

1981: Vietnam suggests to withdraw its forces from Cambodia if China agrees to sign a non-agression pact with the three Indochina countries

1983:The China’s general chief of staff, Yang Dezhi, declares in  Bangkok that China will help Thailand in case of Vietnamese raids

1998: In Manilla, Philippines, gunmen held at least 400 children and teachers for several hours at an elementary school

2008: Samak Sundaravej, president of the People Power Party is elected as new Thailand Prime Minister
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7212516.stm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7212682.stm

2011: Burma’s highest court upholds the dissolution of the pro-democracy party led by Aung San Suu Kyi. The court ruled the NLD would remain an unlawful association because it refused to register for the recent election
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-12307838

2015: Leader of the Thai opposition Red Shirt movement Jatuporn Prompan imprisonned for defaming ex-prime minister
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2015/01/thai-red-shirt-leader-sentenced-years-jail-150128083158482.html http://www.nst.com.my/node/71149

2016: Vietnam’s Communist Party unveils new leadership at 12th National Congress
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-01-28/vietnam-communist-party-unveils-new-politburo/7122444

 

On 28 January in Japan’s history

ON 28 JANUARY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on January 28, 2019

1712: Birth of Tokugawa Ieshige, 9th shogun of the Tokugawa shogunate, who died on July 13th, 1761
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tokugawa_Ieshige

1868: Battle of Awa between the Shogunate and elements of the Satsuma Navy. This was Japan’s first engagement between two modern navies. The battle, although small in scale, ended in favour of the Shogunate
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naval_Battle_of_Awa

1888: Birth of general Masaharu who commanded the Japanese forces in the Philippines and was executed by a firing squad on April 3, 1946
http://ww2db.com/person_bio.php?person_id=108
http://forum.axishistory.com/viewtopic.php?t=115452

1927: Birth of Hiroshi Teshigahara, Japanese director who died on April 14 2001
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hiroshi_Teshigahara

1932: The « Shanghai Incident » of First Battle of Shanghai : Japanese forces attack Shanghai
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=114
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/January_28_Incident

1941: Under Japanese mediation, cease-fire between France and Thailand on the borders between Thailand and French protectorates of Laos and Cambodia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French-Thai_War

1945: World War II: Supplies begin to reach China over the newly reopened Burma Road
http://www.worldwar2history.info/Burma/Road.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burma_Road

1998: Involved in a corruption case, Japanese Finance minister Hiroshi Mitsuzuka resigns
http://www.nytimes.com/1998/01/28/business/international-business-japan-finance-minister-resigns-opening-way-shift-policy.html
http://www.spokesman.com/stories/1998/jan/28/japans-finance-chief-resigns-after-two-senior/

1998-01-28 Hiroshi Mitsuzuka

2014: Death of Gudo Wafu Nishijima, Japanese priest and educator, born on November 29, 1919
http://sweepingzen.com/obituary-gudo-wafu-nishijima/
http://hardcorezen.info/gudo-wafu-nishijima-1919-2014/2506

2014: Japan goverment risking further irking their close neighbors China and South Korea announces that textbooks were being changed to make it clear that two sets of remote islands at the center of sovereignty disputes are integral parts of their territory
http://apjjf.org/2014/12/13/Koide-Reiko/4101/article.htm

On 28 January in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 28 JANUARY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on January 28, 2019

1701: The Chinese storm Dartsedo  inTibet
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Dartsedo

1833: Birth of Charles George ‘Chinese’ Gordon, British soldier and administrator who died on January 26, 1885
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_George_Gordon
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/11.html

1915: Birth of Nien Cheng, Chinese-born American writer, who died on November 2, 2009
http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/95739.Nien_Cheng
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Life_and_Death_in_Shanghai

1932: The « Shanghai Incident » or First Battle of Shanghai : Japanese forces attack Shanghai
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=114
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/January_28_Incident

1945: World War II: Supplies begin to reach the Republic of China over the newly reopened Burma Road
http://www.worldwar2history.info/Burma/Road.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burma_Road

1958: The government of the People’s Republic of China establishes the simplified writing of the Chinese characters (ideograms)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simplified_Chinese_characters

1967: Birth of Jan Lamb, Hong Kong disc jockey & stand-up comedian
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jan_Lamb
http://www.hkcinemagic.com/en/people.asp?id=1169

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=28BTlaPbWcA

1977: Birth of Zhao Tao, Chinese actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhao_Tao

1981: Vietnam suggests to withdraw its forces from Cambodia if China agrees to sign a non-agression pact with the three Indochina countries

1983:The China’s general chief of staff, Yang Dezhi, declares in  Bangkok that China will help Thailand in case of Vietnamese raids

1989: Death of Rinpoche (Choekyi Gyaltsen), the 10th Panchen Lama, born on February 19, 1938
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Choekyi_Gyaltsen
http://unpo.org/article/10529

Choekyi Gyaltsen 10th panchen lama

2007: Death in a car accident of Hsu Wei Lun, Taiwanese actress, born on November 13, 1978
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beatrice_Hsu

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

2013: Death of Xu Liangying, Chinese physicist, historian, and philosopher, born on May 2, 1920
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/01/world/asia/xu-liangying-92-scientist-and-democracy-advocate.html
http://www.nytimes.com/2006/08/22/science/22prof.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0

2013: Journalists in Hong Kong issue a petition urging the government to scrap a proposed law limiting the personal data corporate directors must make publicly available. Critics argue the amendment will restrict press freedom and protect potentially corrupt directors from public scrutiny of their business holdings
http://www.voanews.com/content/hong-kong-journalists-protest-proposal-to-restrict-information/1592069.html

2014: Japan goverment risking further irking their close neighbors China and South Korea announces that textbooks were being changed to make it clear that two sets of remote islands at the center of sovereignty disputes are integral parts of their territory
http://apjjf.org/2014/12/13/Koide-Reiko/4101/article.html

2016: Taiwan president visits disputed islands despite US criticism
http://www.dw.com/en/taiwan-president-visits-disputed-islands-despite-us-criticism/a-19008594
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/nation/2016-01/28/content_15379710.html
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/front/archives/2016/01/29/2003638307/1