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On 29 January in Asian history

ON 29 JANUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 29, 2019

757: An Lushan, leader of a revolt against the Tang Dynasty and emperor of Yan, is murdered by his own son, An Qingxu
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/ancientchina/f/What-Was-The-An-Lushan-Rebellion.htm

An Lushan

1258: End of the First Mongol invasion of Đại Việt which defeats the Mongols at the battle of Đông Bộ Đầu, forcing the Mongols to withdraw from the country
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mongol_invasions_of_Vietnam
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C4%90%E1%BA%A1i_Vi%E1%BB%87t

1598: First assault of the Sino-Korean forces on the Japanese castle of Ulsan
https://wikivividly.com/wiki/Siege_of_Ulsan

1819: British East India Company administrator Sir Stamford Raffles arrives to Singapore
http://www.who2.com/thomasstamfordraffles.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/history/empire/episodes/episode_44.shtml#figure

1877: Beginning of the Satsuma Rebellion, a revolt of Satsuma ex-samurai against the Meiji government up to September 24, 1877 It was the last, and the most serious, of a series of armed uprisings against the new government
http://www.taisho.com/satsuma.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Satsuma_Rebellion

1889: Birth of Francisco Santiago, Filipino composer, who died on September 28, 1947
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/905/today-in-philippine-history-january-29-1889-francisco-santiago-was-born-in-santa-maria-bulacan
http://filipinokundimans.blogspot.fr/2013/11/biography-of-filipino-composer-dr.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=66zUY8UZn4M&list=RD66zUY8UZn4M#t=0

1899: Birth of Qu Qiubai (瞿秋白)) Intellectuel and a leader of the Communist Party of China in the late 1920s, executed on. June 18, 1935
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qu_Qiubai
http://chinaperspectives.revues.org/1051?lang=fr
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/584.html

1926: Birth of Abdus Salam, Pakistani physicist, 1979 Nobel laureate, who died on November 21, 1996
http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/physics/laureates/1979/salam-bio.html

1943: During the first day of the Battle of Rennell Island, U.S. cruiser Chicago is torpedoed and heavily damaged by Japanese bombers
http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/battles_rennell_island.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Rennell_Island

1943-01-29 Battle of Rennell Island

1945; U.S. 38th Division forces land in the Philippines Bataan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Bataan_(1945)

1947: United States announces end to its mediation efforts in China, and immediate withdrawal of U.S. troops

1948: The Pakistan Socialist Party is founded in Karachi
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pakistan_Socialist_Party

1950: Thailand’s deputy Army commander Lt. Gen Luang Kach Songkhram leave for exile in Hong Kong after being accused of plotting to overthrow Premier Luang Pibul Songgram

1950: French Assembly ratifies the Elysee Agreement, establishing Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia as autonomous states within the French Union

1953: Birth of Teresa Teng, Taiwanese singer who died On May 8, 1995 from a severe asthma attack
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Teresa_Teng
http://www.angelfire.com/mt/tris19/teresa.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bv_cEeDlop0

1953: Birth of Hwang Woo-Suk, disputed South Korean biomedical scientist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hwang_Woo-Suk
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/4554704.stm

1955: The Congress resolution giving the US président full power for defending Taiwan takes effect

1960: Birth of Cho-Liang Lin, Taiwanese violinist
http://cholianglin.com/about/
http://www.allmusic.com/artist/cho-liang-lin-mn0000160692

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8TSaaoeB_TM

1962: In Laos, the pro-communist Pathet Lao movement overrun government troops on the border of China; with the help of North Vietnamese troops

1967 : End of the Macau 12-3 Incident
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/12-3_incident
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/1375.html

1968: Death of Japanese painter Foujita, born on November 27 1886, who lived mainly in France
http://www.dropbears.com/a/art/biography/Tsuguharu_Foujita.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tsuguharu_Foujita
http://www.google.fr/search?q=Foujita&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&prmd=imvnsb&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=zSUkT_mLJajL0QXihazOCg&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&ved=0CB0Q_AUoAQ&biw=602&bih=386#q=Foujita&hl=fr&sa=X&rlz=FRFR414&tbm=isch&prmd=imvnsb&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.r_cp.,cf.osb&fp=ec73e421c570ff73&biw=1192&bih=543

1968: Birth of Sora Jung, Korean actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1740364/

1969: Birth of Hyde, Japanese singer (L’Arc-en-Ciel)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyde_(musician)

1972: Prime Minister Sato says that Japon wish to normalize its relations with PRC

1974: Birth of Koji Wada, Japanese singer and songwriter
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K%C5%8Dji_Wada

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7huzg2eNFFQ

1979: US president Jimmy Carter welcomes Chinese vice premier Deng Xiaoping following the establishment of diplomatic relations
http://www.bjreview.com.cn/special/2011-01/14/content_325314.htm
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/deng-xiaoping-and-jimmy-carter-sign-accords
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:1979_Deng_Xiaoping_visit_to_the_United_States

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hgPDqrVVT-A

1981: Birth of Rui En, Singaporean actress & singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rui_En

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RNWGyc4TYeI

1987: President of the Philippines Corazon Aquino forces a group of heavily armed rebels occupying a television station to surrender
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/january/29/newsid_4085000/4085301.stm
https://asiancorrespondent.com/2017/01/philippines-cia-declassified-reveals-aquino-us-airstrikes-rebels-1989/

1991: Death of Yasushi Inoue, Japanese historian, author and poet, born on May 6, 1907
http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9D0CE4D71530F931A35751C0A967958260
http://quarterlyconversation.com/the-greatest-japanese-writer-youve-never-heard-of
 http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/401.html

2001: In Indonesia, thousands of student protestors storm the parliament property and demand that president Abdurrahman Wahid quit due to his alleged involvement in two scandals

2002: US president George W. Bush delivering his State of the Union adress describes North Korea as a member of an «axis of evil»
http://georgewbush-whitehouse.archives.gov/news/releases/2002/01/20020129-11.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=btkJhAM7hZw&list=PLaImpeCZalP9kS4fCIdJqcDGAi8NBsgW5

2002: Japanese Premier Junichiro dismisses the Foreign minister Makiko Tanaka, the first women who got this position in Japan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Makiko_Tanaka

2003: In Nepal, Prachanda (Pushpa Kamal), leader of the Maoist guerilla says he has ordered a suspension of operations and that he accepts an government offer for  peace negociation

2003: Following a supposed declaration of a Thailand  actress saying she will go to Cambodia only when Ankor Vat will be given back to Thailand, Cambodian demonstrator set fire to the Thai ambassy in Phnom Penh

2005: The first direct commercial flights from the mainland China (from Guangzhou) to Taiwan since 1949 arrived in Taipei. Shortly afterwards, a China Airlines carrier landed in Beijing

2006: Death of Nam June Paik, South Korean artist, born on July 20, 1932
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nam_June_Paik

2008: Samak Sundaravej is sworn in as Thai Prime Minister. Born on June 13, 1935
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samak_Sundaravej

2008: Death of Bharat Gopi, Malayalam film actor, born on November 2, 1937
http://www.rediff.com/movies/2008/jan/29gopi.htm
http://www.sify.com/movies/bharath-gopi-an-obituary-news-malayalam-kkfucxebijasi.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/29-january-2008-bharat-gopi-malayalam-film-actor-died

2010: An author and democracy activist who criticized Vietnam’s communist government is sentenced to four years in jail after a trial lasting half a day. Pham Thanh Nghien was found guilty on charges of « spreading propaganda against the state »
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2010/01/201012952639939714.html

2010: A military court in Burma sentences a journalist to 13 years in prison for working illegally for foreign media organizations. Ngwe Soe Lin, who reported for the Norway-based Democratic Voice of Burma, is convicted of violating immigration laws and the Electronics Act
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8487179.stm

2014: Ashutosh Mahara, Indian spiritual leader and founder of the Divine Light Awakening Mission, which claims 30 million followers, dies at 68
http://www.oneindia.com/chandigarh/dead-or-alive-the-curious-case-of-ashutosh-ji-maharaj-1411501.html
http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/ashutosh-maharaj-a-dead-seer-kept-alive-by-blind-faithfuls-in-punjab-village/1/341909.html

2015: Pakistan reiterates its opposition to grant permanent UN Security Council’s seat to India and insists on reforms to make the forum more democratic

2015: Death of Taeko Kono, Japanese author and critic, born on February 24, 1926
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taeko_Kono
http://www.booksfromjapan.jp/authors/cjw/item/327-taeko-kono

2016: Japanese Emperor Akihito offers flowers at a shrine built in the Philippines for Japanese soldiers killed during Japan’s World War II occupation
http://www.manilatimes.net/japans-royals-honor-war-dead/242074/
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/ap/article-3422243/Emperor-Akihito-honors-Japanese-war-dead-Philippines.html

2017: Suu Kyi Muslim political advisor Ko Ni shot and killed at Yangon airport in Myanmar
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-01-30/prominent-myanmar-suu-kyi-ally-assassinated/8221980?section=world
http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/southeast-asia/article/2066370/prominent-muslim-lawyer-gunned-down-yangons-international

2018: Chinese rights lawyer Yu Wensheng charged with ‘subversion’
http://www.dw.com/en/chinese-rights-lawyer-yu-wensheng-charged-with-subversion/a-42351556
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/01/29/chinese-lawyer-yu-wensheng-held-secret-location-subversion-charges-urging-constitutional-reform/

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 29 January in Asian history

1943-01-29 Battle of Rennell Island

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 29 JANUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 29, 2019

1258: End of the First Mongol invasion of Đại Việt which defeats the Mongols at the battle of Đông Bộ Đầu, forcing the Mongols to withdraw from the country
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mongol_invasions_of_Vietnam
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C4%90%E1%BA%A1i_Vi%E1%BB%87t

1598: First assault of the Sino-Korean forces on the Japanese castle of Ulsan
https://wikivividly.com/wiki/Siege_of_Ulsan

1877: Beginning of the Satsuma Rebellion, a revolt of Satsuma ex-samurai against the Meiji government up to September 24, 1877 It was the last, and the most serious, of a series of armed uprisings against the new government
http://www.taisho.com/satsuma.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Satsuma_Rebellion

1943: During the first day of the Battle of Rennell Island, U.S. cruiser Chicago is torpedoed and heavily damaged by Japanese bombers
http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/battles_rennell_island.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Rennell_Island

1943-01-29 Battle of Rennell Island

1945; U.S. 38th Division forces land in the Philippines Bataan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Bataan_(1945)

1947: United States announces end to its mediation efforts in China, and immediate withdrawal of U.S. troops

1962: In Laos, the pro-communist Pathet Lao movement overrun government troops on the border of China; with the help of North Vietnamese troops

1972: Prime Minister Sato says that Japon wish to normalize its relations with PRC

1979: US president Jimmy Carter welcomes Chinese vice premier Deng Xiaoping following the establishment of diplomatic relations
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/deng-xiaoping-and-jimmy-carter-sign-accords

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hgPDqrVVT-A

2002: US president George W. Bush delivering his State of the Union adress describes North Korea as a member of an «axis of evil»
http://georgewbush-whitehouse.archives.gov/news/releases/2002/01/20020129-11.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=btkJhAM7hZw&list=PLaImpeCZalP9kS4fCIdJqcDGAi8NBsgW5

2003: In Nepal, Prachanda (Pushpa Kamal), leader of the Maoist guerilla says he has ordered a suspension of operations and that he accepts an government offer for  peace negociation

2005: The first direct commercial flights from the mainland China (from Guangzhou) to Taiwan since 1949 arrived in Taipei. Shortly afterwards, a China Airlines carrier landed in Beijing

On 29 January in South Asian history

ON 29 JANUARY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 29, 2019

1926: Birth of Abdus Salam, Pakistani physicist, 1979 Nobel laureate, who died on November 21, 1996
http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/physics/laureates/1979/salam-bio.html

1948: The Pakistan Socialist Party is founded in Karachi
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pakistan_Socialist_Party

2003: In Nepal, Prachanda (Pushpa Kamal), leader of the Maoist guerilla says he has ordered a suspension of operations and that he accepts an government offer for  peace negociation

2008: Death of Bharat Gopi, Malayalam film actor, born on November 2, 1937
http://www.rediff.com/movies/2008/jan/29gopi.htm
http://www.sify.com/movies/bharath-gopi-an-obituary-news-malayalam-kkfucxebijasi.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/29-january-2008-bharat-gopi-malayalam-film-actor-died

2014: Death of Ashutosh Mahara, Indian spiritual leader and founder of the Divine Light Awakening Mission, which claims 30 million followers, dies at 68
http://www.oneindia.com/chandigarh/dead-or-alive-the-curious-case-of-ashutosh-ji-maharaj-1411501.html
http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/ashutosh-maharaj-a-dead-seer-kept-alive-by-blind-faithfuls-in-punjab-village/1/341909.html

2015: Pakistan reiterates its opposition to grant permanent UN Security Council’s seat to India and insists on reforms to make the forum more democratic

On 29 January in Southeast Asian history

ON 29 JANUARY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 29, 2019

1258: End of the First Mongol invasion of Đại Việt which defeats the Mongols at the battle of Đông Bộ Đầu, forcing the Mongols to withdraw from the country
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mongol_invasions_of_Vietnam
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C4%90%E1%BA%A1i_Vi%E1%BB%87t

1819: British East India Company administrator Sir Stamford Raffles arrives to Singapore
http://www.who2.com/thomasstamfordraffles.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/history/empire/episodes/episode_44.shtml#figure

1889: Birth of Francisco Santiago, Filipino composer, who died on September 28, 1947
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/905/today-in-philippine-history-january-29-1889-francisco-santiago-was-born-in-santa-maria-bulacan

http://filipinokundimans.blogspot.fr/2013/11/biography-of-filipino-composer-dr.html

1945; U.S. 38th Division forces land in the Philippines Bataan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Bataan_(1945)

1950: Thailand’s deputy Army commander Lt. Gen Luang Kach Songkhram leave for exile in Hong Kong after being accused of plotting to overthrow Premier Luang Pibul Songgram

1950: French Assembly ratifies the Elysee Agreement, establishing Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia as autonomous states within the French Union

1962: In Laos, the pro-communist Pathet Lao movement overrun government troops on the border of China; with the help of North Vietnamese troops

1981: Birth of Rui En, Singaporean actress & singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rui_En

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RNWGyc4TYeI

1987: President of the Philippines Corazon Aquino forces a group of heavily armed rebels occupying a television station to surrender
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/january/29/newsid_4085000/4085301.stm https://asiancorrespondent.com/2017/01/philippines-cia-declassified-reveals-aquino-us-airstrikes-rebels-1989/

2001: In Indonesia, thousands of student protestors storm the parliament property and demand that president Abdurrahman Wahid quit due to his alleged involvement in two scandals

2003: Following a supposed declaration of a Thailand  actress saying she will go to Cambodia only when Ankor Vat will be given back to Thailand, Cambodian demonstrator set fire to the Thai ambassy in Phnom Penh

2008: Samak Sundaravej is sworn in as Thai Prime Minister. Born on June 13, 1935
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samak_Sundaravej

2010: An author and democracy activist who criticized Vietnam’s communist government is sentenced to four years in jail after a trial lasting half a day. Pham Thanh Nghien was found guilty on charges of « spreading propaganda against the state »
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2010/01/201012952639939714.html

2010: A military court in Burma sentences a journalist to 13 years in prison for working illegally for foreign media organizations. Ngwe Soe Lin, who reported for the Norway-based Democratic Voice of Burma, was convicted of violating immigration laws and the Electronics Act
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8487179.stm

2016: Japanese Emperor Akihito offers flowers at a shrine built in the Philippines for Japanese soldiers killed during Japan’s World War II occupation
http://www.manilatimes.net/japans-royals-honor-war-dead/242074/
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/ap/article-3422243/Emperor-Akihito-honors-Japanese-war-dead-Philippines.html

2017: Suu Kyi Muslim political advisor Ko Ni shot and killed at Yangon airport in Myanmar
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-01-30/prominent-myanmar-suu-kyi-ally-assassinated/8221980?section=world
http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/southeast-asia/article/2066370/prominent-muslim-lawyer-gunned-down-yangons-international

 

 

On 29 January in Japan’s history

ON 29 JANUARY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on January 29, 2019

1598: First assault of the Sino-Korean forces on the Japanese castle of Ulsan
https://wikivividly.com/wiki/Siege_of_Ulsan

1877: Beginning of the Satsuma Rebellion, a revolt of Satsuma ex-samurai against the Meiji government up to September 24, 1877 It was the last, and the most serious, of a series of armed uprisings against the new government
http://www.taisho.com/satsuma.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Satsuma_Rebellion

1943: During the first day of the Battle of Rennell Island, U.S. cruiser Chicago is torpedoed and heavily damaged by Japanese bombers
http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/battles_rennell_island.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Rennell_Island

1943-01-29 Battle of Rennell Island

1945; U.S. 38th Division forces land in the Philippines Bataan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Bataan_(1945)

1968: Death of Japanese painter Foujita, born on November 27 1886, who lived mainly in France
http://www.dropbears.com/a/art/biography/Tsuguharu_Foujita.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tsuguharu_Foujita
http://www.google.fr/search?q=Foujita&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&prmd=imvnsb&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=zSUkT_mLJajL0QXihazOCg&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&ved=0CB0Q_AUoAQ&biw=602&bih=386#q=Foujita&hl=fr&sa=X&rlz=FRFR414&tbm=isch&prmd=imvnsb&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.r_cp.,cf.osb&fp=ec73e421c570ff73&biw=1192&bih=543

1969: Birth of Hyde, Japanese singer (L’Arc-en-Ciel)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyde_(musician)

1972: Prime Minister Sato says that Japon wish to normalize its relations with PRC

1974: Birth of Koji Wada, Japanese singer and songwriter
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K%C5%8Dji_Wada

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7huzg2eNFFQ

1991: Death of Yasushi Inoue, Japanese historian, born on May 6, 1907
http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9D0CE4D71530F931A35751C0A967958260
http://quarterlyconversation.com/the-greatest-japanese-writer-youve-never-heard-of
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/401.html

2002: Japanese Premier Junichiro dismisses the Foreign minister Makiko Tanaka, the first women who got this position in Japan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Makiko_Tanaka

2015: Death of Taeko Kono, Japanese author and critic, born on February 24, 1926
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taeko_Kono
http://www.booksfromjapan.jp/authors/cjw/item/327-taeko-kono

 

On 29 January in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

 

ON 29 JANUARY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on January 29, 2019

757: An Lushan, leader of a revolt against the Tang Dynasty and emperor of Yan, is murdered by his own son, An Qingxu
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/ancientchina/f/What-Was-The-An-Lushan-Rebellion.htm

An Lushan

1598: First assault of the Sino-Korean forces on the Japanese castle of Ulsan
https://wikivividly.com/wiki/Siege_of_Ulsan

1899: Birth of Qu Qiubai (瞿秋白)) Intellectuel and a leader of the Communist Party of China in the late 1920s, executed on. June 18, 1935
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qu_Qiubai
http://chinaperspectives.revues.org/1051?lang=fr
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/584.html

1947: United States announces end to its mediation efforts in China, and immediate withdrawal of U.S. troops

1953: Birth of Teresa Teng, Taiwanese singer who died On May 8, 1995 from a severe asthma attack
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Teresa_Teng
http://www.angelfire.com/mt/tris19/teresa.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bv_cEeDlop0

1955: The Congress resolution giving the US président full power for defending Taiwan takes effect

1960: Birth of Cho-Liang Lin, Taiwanese violinist
http://cholianglin.com/about/
http://www.allmusic.com/artist/cho-liang-lin-mn0000160692

1967: End of the Macau 12-3 Incident
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/12-3_incident
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/1375.html

1979: US president Jimmy Carter welcomes Chinese vice premier Deng Xiaoping following the establishment of diplomatic relations
http://www.bjreview.com.cn/special/2011-01/14/content_325314.htm
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/deng-xiaoping-and-jimmy-carter-sign-accords
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:1979_Deng_Xiaoping_visit_to_the_United_States

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hgPDqrVVT-A

2005: The first direct commercial flights from the mainland China (from Guangzhou) to Taiwan since 1949 arrived in Taipei. Shortly afterwards, a China Airlines carrier landed in Beijing

2012: Rebels in Sudan’s oil-producing border state of South Kordofan said on Sunday they were holding Chinese workers for their own safety after a battle with the Sudanese army
http://af.reuters.com/article/topNews/idAFJOE81107I20120202

2018: Chinese rights lawyer Yu Wensheng charged with ‘subversion’
http://www.dw.com/en/chinese-rights-lawyer-yu-wensheng-charged-with-subversion/a-42351556
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/01/29/chinese-lawyer-yu-wensheng-held-secret-location-subversion-charges-urging-constitutional-reform/