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On 31 January in Asian history

1945-01-31 Battle of Hill 101

ON 31 JANUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 31, 2019

877: Birth of Taejo of Goryeo, founder of the Korean Goryeo dynasty who reigned from 918 to 943, who died in July 943
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taejo_of_Goryeo

1398: Death of Emperor Suko (1348-1351), born on May 25, 1334
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Suko

1435: Death of Chinese Ming dynasty Emperor Xuande (1425-1435), born in April 1398
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xuande

1543: Birth of Tokugawa Ieyasu, shogun of Japan, who died on June 1, 1616
http://www.samurai-archives.com/ieyasu.html

1561: Death of Bairam Khan, Great Mughul General, regent of Akbar
http://www.mapsofindia.com/who-is-who/history/bairam-khan.html
http://www.indianetzone.com/47/bairam_khan.htm

Bairam Khan

1666: Death of Sjihab al-Din Sultan C Shah Djahan, mogol of India (1628-1658) who build the Taj Mahal, born on January 5, 1592
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Shah_Jahan

1856: Death of Khedrup Gyatso, 11th Dalai Lama, born on November 1, 1838
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/11th_Dalai_Lama
http://www.dalailama-archives.org/texts.php?pageID=28

Khedrup Gyatso 11th Dalai Lama

1876: Birth of Pedro Abad Santos, Filipino doctor, lawyer, Marxist and politician, leader of the first Philippine communist rebellions from the 1930s to the 1950s and who died on January 15, 1945
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1633/today-in-philippine-history-january-31-1876-pedro-abad-santos-was-born-in-san-fernando-pampanga
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pedro_Abad_Santos

1900: In North Borneo, Datu Muhammad Salleh is assassinated in Kampung Teboh, Tambuan, ending the Mat Salleh Rebellion
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mat_Salleh_Rebellion

1917: Birth of Jose M. Maceda, Filipino composer who died on May 5, 2004
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/908/today-in-philippine-history-january-31-1917-jose-m-maceda-was-born-in-manila
http://www.composers21.com/compdocs/macedaj.htm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CkZcpT9F3BU

1926: Nahdlatul Ulama (also Nahdatul Ulama or NU) a traditionalist Sunni Islam group in Indonesia, is established
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nahdlatul_Ulama

1935: Birth of Kenzaburo Oe, Japanese writer, Nobel Laureate 1994
http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/literature/laureates/1994/oe-bio.html

Kenzaburo Oe

1942: Allied forces defeated by the Japanese at the Battle of Malaya retreat to the island of Singapore
http://www.historyanimated.com/Malaysia.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malayan_Campaign

1942-01-31 Fin Campagne

1943: Death of Loa Ho (Lai Ho) “the father of Taiwan’s new literature”, born on May 29, 1894
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loa_Ho
http://thetaiwanese.blogspot.fr/2007/02/dr-lai-ho.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/1011.html

Lai Ho

1943: Chile breaks off relations with Germany & Japan

1944: American forces land on Kwajalein Atoll and other islands in the Japanese-held Marshall Islands
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Kwajalein
http://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii/battle-of-kwajalein
http://www.historyanimated.com/MarshallsPage.html

1945: End of the Battle of Hill 170 (or Battle of Kangaw) during the Burma Campaign, in which the British 3 Commando Brigade repulsed a Japanese counterattack on their positions and precipitated a general retirement from the Arakan Peninsula
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Hill_170
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=3&ved=0ahUKEwjg-6OugtLKAhWMCBoKHUECBLAQFggyMAI&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.fireandfury.com%2Fscenarios%2Fhill170.pdf&usg=AFQjCNGeu6Fj04BVFB9hvXG53wSfo6j0eA&sig2=V94W3MCTxVOsG9YhYUl4mw
http://www.burmastar.org.uk/stories/burma-and-the-battle-of-kangaw/

1945-01-31 Battle of Hill 101

1946: The Democratic Republic of Vietnam introduces the đồng to replace the French Indochinese piastre at par

1948: Formation of the provisional government of the United States of Indonesia by Mohammad Hatta

1948: Birth of Muneo Suzuki, Japanese politician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muneo_Suzuki

1949: the Chinese Communist forces (PLA) win the Pingjin campaign that started on November 29, 1948
http://maoist.wikia.com/wiki/Pingjin_Campaign
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pingjin_Campaign
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=6&ved=0ahUKEwiRlaeurtLKAhUHhiwKHRbSAkYQFgg6MAU&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.republicanchina.org%2FPingJinCampaign-v0.pdf&usg=AFQjCNGbzJ-GC8TgM99Ua8jGJQrokbW16w&sig2=5ghAXSVErVATGcj4jT9wpg

1949-01-31 Fin PingJin Battle

1951: Death of Fei Mu, Chinese film director , born on 10 October 1906
https://gbtimes.com/fei-mu-director-of-chinas-greatest-film
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fei_Mu

1955: People’s Republic of China is invited to take parts to United Nations Security Council talks on Taiwan

1964: French president General De Gaulle advocates the neutralization of South-East Asia

1966: US bombing on North Vietnam, which have been suspended since Christmas, resume

1967: Birth of Irene Wan, Hong Kong actress
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Irene_Wan
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Irene_Wan
http://www.lovehkfilm.com/people/wan_irene.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Expciezt3Wo&feature=related

1967: Birth of Joey Wong, Taiwanese actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joey_Wong

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z8st3DLx8cw

1968: Vietcong attack American embassy in Saigon
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/january/31/newsid_2648000/2648951.stm
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/viet-cong-attack-u-s-embassy
http://adst.org/2013/07/viet-cong-invade-american-embassy-the-1968-tet-offensive/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q1vJqTN-qVI

1971: Birth of Lee Young Ae, South Korean actress
http://koreanfilm.org/actors2.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dfnZy3N-cYA

1971: The Winter Soldier Investigation, organized by the Vietnam Veterans Against the War to publicize war crimes and atrocities by Americans and allies in Vietnam, begin in Detroit, Michigan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Winter_Soldier_Investigation

1972: North Vietnam presents nine-point peace proposal to put an end to the Vietnam War
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/north-vietnam-presents-nine-point-peace-proposal

1972: Death of Nepal king Mahendra (1955-1972), born in June 1920. He is succeded by his son Birendra
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/mahendra-bir-bikram-shah-dev-7197.php

1977: Birth of Shingo Katori, Japanese actor and singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shingo_Katori

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

1996: An explosive-filled truck rams into the gates of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka in Colombo, killing at least 86 and injuring 1,400
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/january/31/newsid_4083000/4083095.stm

1996: Comet Hyakutake is discovered by Japanese amateur astronomer Yuji Hyakutake
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comet_Hyakutake
http://www.skyandtelescope.com/observing/objects/comets/3304291.html?page=1&c=y

2002: In the Philippines, beginning of joint manoeuvers with US forces aiming the destruction of Abu Sayyaf group

2004: Death of Suraiya, Indian singer and actress, died, born on June 15, 1929
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/31-january-2004-suraiya-indian-singer-and-actress-died
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suraiya

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sC19dfAtZAA

2009: Death of Nagesh, Indian comedian actor in Kollywood, born on September 27, 1933
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nagesh

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vAq9CX8frtk

2009: The power broker for the Japanese governing party, Ichiro Ozawa, is indicted for misreporting political funds
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/01/world/asia/01japan.html?ref=asia
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-12322866

2012: Death of Mani Ram Bagri, Indian politician, born on January 1, 1920
http://www.outlookindia.com/news/article/veteran-socialist-leader-mani-ram-bagri-dead/749682
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mani_Ram_Bagri
http://everything.explained.today/Mani_Ram_Bagri/

Mani Ram Bagri

2013: China condemns Tibetan monk Lorang Konchok to death for « instigating » self immolations. With him, his nephew also condemned to 10 years in prison. Sichuan court declares them guilty of murder in eight cases of self-immolation, three of them fatal
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/China-condemns-Tibetan-monk-to-death-for-instigating-self-immolations-27011.html
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/jan/31/chinese-court-tibetans-encouraging-immolation http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-21271854

2015: An online video is released, purported to show an Islamic State group militant beheading Japanese journalist Kenji Goto, ending days of negotiations by diplomats to save the man
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-31075769
http://www.nydailynews.com/news/world/islamic-state-group-beheads-japanese-journalist-video-article-1.2098903

2015: India succeeds for the first time in using a mobile launcher to test-fire a long-range missile capable of delivering a nuclear warhead deep inside rival China
https://phys.org/news/2015-01-india-long-range-missile-mobile-launcher.html

 

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 31 January in Asian history

1945-01-31 Battle of Hill 101

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 31 JANUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 31, 2019

1900: In North Borneo, Datu Muhammad Salleh is assassinated in Kampung Teboh, Tambuan, ending the Mat Salleh Rebellion
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mat_Salleh_Rebellion

1942: Allied forces defeated by the Japanese at the Battle of Malaya retreat to the island of Singapore
http://www.historyanimated.com/Malaysia.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malayan_Campaign

1942-01-31 Fin Campagne

1943: Chile breaks off relations with Germany & Japan

1944: American forces land on Kwajalein Atoll and other islands in the Japanese-held Marshall Islands
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Kwajalein
http://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii/battle-of-kwajalein
http://www.historyanimated.com/MarshallsPage.html

1945: End of the Battle of Hill 170 (or Battle of Kangaw) during the Burma Campaign, in which the British 3 Commando Brigade repulsed a Japanese counterattack on their positions and precipitated a general retirement from the Arakan Peninsula
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Hill_170
http://www.burmastar.org.uk/stories/burma-and-the-battle-of-kangaw/
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=3&ved=0ahUKEwjg-6OugtLKAhWMCBoKHUECBLAQFggyMAI&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.fireandfury.com%2Fscenarios%2Fhill170.pdf&usg=AFQjCNGeu6Fj04BVFB9hvXG53wSfo6j0eA&sig2=V94W3MCTxVOsG9YhYUl4mw

1945-01-31 Battle of Hill 101

1949: the Chinese Communist forces (PLA) win the Pingjin campaign that started on November 29, 1948
http://maoist.wikia.com/wiki/Pingjin_Campaign
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pingjin_Campaign
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=6&ved=0ahUKEwiRlaeurtLKAhUHhiwKHRbSAkYQFgg6MAU&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.republicanchina.org%2FPingJinCampaign-v0.pdf&usg=AFQjCNGbzJ-GC8TgM99Ua8jGJQrokbW16w&sig2=5ghAXSVErVATGcj4jT9wpg

1949-01-31 Fin PingJin Battle

1955: People’s Republic of China is invited to take parts to United Nations Security Council talks on Taiwan

1964: French president General De Gaulle advocates the neutralization of South-East Asia

1966: US bombing on North Vietnam, which have been suspended since Christmas, resume

1968: Vietcong attack American embassy in Saigon
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/january/31/newsid_2648000/2648951.stm
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/viet-cong-attack-u-s-embassy
http://adst.org/2013/07/viet-cong-invade-american-embassy-the-1968-tet-offensive/

1971: The Winter Soldier Investigation, organized by the Vietnam Veterans Against the War to publicize war crimes and atrocities by Americans and allies in Vietnam, begin in Detroit, Michigan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Winter_Soldier_Investigation

1972: North Vietnam presents nine-point peace proposal to put an end to the Vietnam War
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/north-vietnam-presents-nine-point-peace-proposal

1996: An explosive-filled truck rams into the gates of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka in Colombo, killing at least 86 and injuring 1,400
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/january/31/newsid_4083000/4083095.stm

2002: In the Philippines, beginning of joint manoeuvers with US forces aiming the destruction of Abu Sayyaf group

2015: India succeeds for the first time in using a mobile launcher to test-fire a long-range missile capable of delivering a nuclear warhead deep inside rival China
https://phys.org/news/2015-01-india-long-range-missile-mobile-launcher.html

On 31 January in South Asian history

ON 31 JANUARY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 31, 2019

1561: Death of Bairam Khan, Great Mughul General, regent of Akbar
http://www.mapsofindia.com/who-is-who/history/bairam-khan.html
http://www.indianetzone.com/47/bairam_khan.htm

Bairam Khan

1666: Death of Sjihab al-Din Sultan C Shah Djahan, mogol of India (1628-1658) who build the Taj Mahal, born on January 5, 1592
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Shah_Jahan

1856: Death of Khedrup Gyatso, 11th Dalai Lama, born on November 1, 1838
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/11th_Dalai_Lama
http://www.dalailama-archives.org/texts.php?pageID=28

Khedrup Gyatso 11th Dalai Lama

1865: Birth of Shastriji Maharaj, Indian spiritual leader who died on May 10, 1951
http://swaminarayan.org/shastrijimaharaj/index.htm

1914: Birth of Sri Daya Mata, Hindu religious figure
http://www.yogananda-srf.org/tmp/about_notitle.aspx?id=63

1948: Formation of the provisionnal government of the United States of Indonesia by Mohammad Hatta

1966: Birth of Dr Umar Alisha, Indian Sufi master
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Umar_Alisha

1969: Death of Meher Baba, Indian guru, born on February 25, 1894
http://www.mehercenter.org/meherbaba/biography.html

1972: Death of Nepal king Mahendra (1955-1972), born in June 1920. He is succeded by his son Birendra
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/mahendra-bir-bikram-shah-dev-7197.php

1975: Birth of Preity Zinta, Indian actress
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Preity_Zinta
http://starsunfolded.com/preity-zinta-height-weight-age/

1981: Birth of  Amrita Arora, Indian actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1147677/bio

1996: An explosive-filled truck rams into the gates of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka in Colombo, killing at least 86 and injuring 1,400
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/january/31/newsid_4083000/4083095.stm

2004: Death of Suraiya, Indian singer and actress, died, born on June 15, 1929
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/31-january-2004-suraiya-indian-singer-and-actress-died
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suraiya

2009: Death of Nagesh, Indian comedian actor in Kollywood, born on September 27, 1933
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nagesh

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vAq9CX8frtk

2012: Death of Mani Ram Bagri, Indian politician, born on January 1, 1920
http://www.outlookindia.com/news/article/veteran-socialist-leader-mani-ram-bagri-dead/749682
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mani_Ram_Bagri
http://everything.explained.today/Mani_Ram_Bagri/

Mani Ram Bagri

2013: China condemns Tibetan monk Lorang Konchok to death for « instigating » self immolations. With him, his nephew also condemned to 10 years in prison. Sichuan court declares them guilty of murder in eight cases of self-immolation, three of them fatal
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/China-condemns-Tibetan-monk-to-death-for-instigating-self-immolations-27011.html
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/jan/31/chinese-court-tibetans-encouraging-immolation http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-21271854

2015: India succeeds for the first time in using a mobile launcher to test-fire a long-range missile capable of delivering a nuclear warhead deep inside rival China
https://phys.org/news/2015-01-india-long-range-missile-mobile-launcher.html

On 31 January in Southeast Asian history

1945-01-31 Battle of Hill 101

ON 31 JANUARY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 31, 2019

1876: Birth of Pedro Abad Santos, Filipino doctor, lawyer, Marxist and politician, leader of the first Philippine communist rebellions from the 1930s to the 1950s and who died on January 15, 1945
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1633/today-in-philippine-history-january-31-1876-pedro-abad-santos-was-born-in-san-fernando-pampanga
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pedro_Abad_Santos

1900: In North Borneo, Datu Muhammad Salleh is assassinated in Kampung Teboh, Tambuan, ending the Mat Salleh Rebellion
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mat_Salleh_Rebellion

1917: Birth of Jose M. Maceda, Filipino composer who died on May 5, 2004
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/908/today-in-philippine-history-january-31-1917-jose-m-maceda-was-born-in-manila
http://www.composers21.com/compdocs/macedaj.htm

1926: Nahdlatul Ulama (also Nahdatul Ulama or NU) a traditionalist Sunni Islam group in Indonesia, is established
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nahdlatul_Ulama

1938: Birth of Ajip Rosidi, Indonesian poet and short story writer
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ajip_Rosidi
http://everything.explained.today/Ajip_Rosidi/

1942: Allied forces defeated by the Japanese at the Battle of Malaya retreat to the island of Singapore
http://www.historyanimated.com/Malaysia.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malayan_Campaign

1942-01-31 Fin Campagne

1945: End of the Battle of Hill 170 (or Battle of Kangaw) during the Burma Campaign, in which the British 3 Commando Brigade repulsed a Japanese counterattack on their positions and precipitated a general retirement from the Arakan Peninsula
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Hill_170
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=3&ved=0ahUKEwjg-6OugtLKAhWMCBoKHUECBLAQFggyMAI&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.fireandfury.com%2Fscenarios%2Fhill170.pdf&usg=AFQjCNGeu6Fj04BVFB9hvXG53wSfo6j0eA&sig2=V94W3MCTxVOsG9YhYUl4mw
http://www.burmastar.org.uk/stories/burma-and-the-battle-of-kangaw/

1945-01-31 Battle of Hill 101

1948: Formation of the provisionnal government of the United States of Indonesia by Mohammad Hatta

1964: French president General De Gaulle advocates the neutralization of South-East Asia

1966: US bombing on North Vietnam, which have been suspended since Christmas, resume

1968: Vietcong attack American embassy in Saigon
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/january/31/newsid_2648000/2648951.stm
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/viet-cong-attack-u-s-embassy
http://adst.org/2013/07/viet-cong-invade-american-embassy-the-1968-tet-offensive/

1971: The Winter Soldier Investigation, organized by the Vietnam Veterans Against the War to publicize war crimes and atrocities by Americans and allies in Vietnam, begin in Detroit, Michigan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Winter_Soldier_Investigation

1972: North Vietnam presents nine-point peace proposal to put an end to the Vietnam War
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/north-vietnam-presents-nine-point-peace-proposal

2002: In the Philippines, beginning of joint manoeuvers with US forces aiming the destruction of Abu Sayyaf group

 

On 31 January in Japan’s history

ON 31 JANUARY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on January 31, 2019

1398: Death of Emperor Suko (1348-1351), born on May 25, 1334
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Suko

1530: Birth of Japanese daimyo Otomo Sorin who died on June 11, 1587
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C5%8Ctomo_S%C5%8Drin
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Otomo_Sorin

1543: Birth of Tokugawa Ieyasu, shogun of Japan, who died on June 1, 1616
http://www.samurai-archives.com/ieyasu.html

1935: Birth of Kenzaburo Oe, Japanese writer, Nobel Laureate 1994
http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/literature/laureates/1994/oe-bio.html

Kenzaburo Oe

1942: Allied forces defeated by the Japanese at the Battle of Malaya retreat to the island of Singapore
http://www.historyanimated.com/Malaysia.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malayan_Campaign

1942-01-31 Fin Campagne

1943: Chile breaks off relations with Germany & Japan

1944: American forces land on Kwajalein Atoll and other islands in the Japanese-held Marshall Islands
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Kwajalein
http://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii/battle-of-kwajalein
http://www.historyanimated.com/MarshallsPage.html

1945: End of the Battle of Hill 170 (or Battle of Kangaw) during the Burma Campaign, in which the British 3 Commando Brigade repulsed a Japanese counterattack on their positions and precipitated a general retirement from the Arakan Peninsula
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Hill_170
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=3&ved=0ahUKEwjg-6OugtLKAhWMCBoKHUECBLAQFggyMAI&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.fireandfury.com%2Fscenarios%2Fhill170.pdf&usg=AFQjCNGeu6Fj04BVFB9hvXG53wSfo6j0eA&sig2=V94W3MCTxVOsG9YhYUl4mw
http://www.burmastar.org.uk/stories/burma-and-the-battle-of-kangaw/

1945-01-31 Battle of Hill 101

1948: Birth of Muneo Suzuki, Japanese politician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muneo_Suzuki

1977: Birth of Shingo Katori, Japanese actor and singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shingo_Katori

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

1990: Birth of Kota Yabu, Japanese actor and singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kota_Yabu

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-QSPx8aE0qQ

1996: Comet Hyakutake is discovered by Japanese amateur astronomer Yuji Hyakutake
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comet_Hyakutake
http://www.skyandtelescope.com/observing/objects/comets/3304291.html?page=1&c=y

2009: The power broker for the Japanese governing party, Ichiro Ozawa, is indicted for misreporting political funds
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/01/world/asia/01japan.html?ref=asia
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-12322866

2015: An online video is released, purported to show an Islamic State group militant beheading Japanese journalist Kenji Goto, ending days of negotiations by diplomats to save the man
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-31075769
http://www.nydailynews.com/news/world/islamic-state-group-beheads-japanese-journalist-video-article-1.2098903

 

On 31 January in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

Lai Ho

ON 31 JANUARY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on January 31, 2019

1435: Death of Chinese Ming dynasty Emperor Xuande (1425-1435), born in April 1398
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xuande

1856: Death of Khedrup Gyatso, 11th Dalai Lama, born on November 1, 1838
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/11th_Dalai_Lama
http://www.dalailama-archives.org/texts.php?pageID=28

Khedrup Gyatso 11th Dalai Lama

1943: Death of-Lao Ho (Lai Ho) “the father of Taiwan’s new literature”, born on May 29, 1894
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loa_Ho
http://thetaiwanese.blogspot.fr/2007/02/dr-lai-ho.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/1011.html

Lai Ho

1949: the Chinese Communist forces (PLA) win the Pingjin campaign that started on November 29, 1948
http://maoist.wikia.com/wiki/Pingjin_Campaign
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pingjin_Campaign
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=6&ved=0ahUKEwiRlaeurtLKAhUHhiwKHRbSAkYQFgg6MAU&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.republicanchina.org%2FPingJinCampaign-v0.pdf&usg=AFQjCNGbzJ-GC8TgM99Ua8jGJQrokbW16w&sig2=5ghAXSVErVATGcj4jT9wpg

1949-01-31 Fin PingJin Battle

1951: Death of Fei Mu, Chinese film director , born on 10 October 1906
https://gbtimes.com/fei-mu-director-of-chinas-greatest-film
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fei_Mu

1955: The People’s Republic of China is invited to take parts to United Nations Security Council talks on Taiwan

1967: Birth of Irene Wan, Hong Kong actress
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Irene_Wan
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Irene_Wan
http://www.lovehkfilm.com/people/wan_irene.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Expciezt3Wo&feature=related

1967: Birth of Joey Wong, Taiwanese actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joey_Wong

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z8st3DLx8cw

2013: China condemns Tibetan monk Lorang Konchok to death for « instigating » self immolations. With him, his nephew also condemned to 10 years in prison. Sichuan court declares them guilty of murder in eight cases of self-immolation, three of them fatal
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/China-condemns-Tibetan-monk-to-death-for-instigating-self-immolations-27011.html
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/jan/31/chinese-court-tibetans-encouraging-immolation http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-21271854