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On 22 February in Asian history

ON 22 FEBRUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on February 22, 2019

705: Wu Zetian (81), the only one Chinese empress, since October 16, 690, is forced to transfer the throne, restoring the Tang dynasty
http://www.womeninworldhistory.com/heroine6.html

1784: The ship called the Empress of China, the first U.S. merchant vessel to trade with China, sets sail from New York

Empress of China (ship)

1799: Infaming Qing dynasty Chinese official at court, Heshen, born on May 30, 1750, is forced to commit suicide
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heshen
https://www.britannica.com/biography/Heshen

1836 : Birth of Mahesh Chandra, Indian scholar and reformer, who died on April 12, 1906
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahesh_Chandra_Nyayratna_Bhattacharyya

1898: Death of Heungseon Daewongun, Korean regent, born on December 21, 1820
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Daewongun

1899: Filipino forces led by General Antonio Luna launch counterattacks for the first time against the American forces during the Philippine–American War. The Filipinos fail to regain Manila from the Americans
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Battle_of_Caloocan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antonio_Luna

1906: Birth of Humayun Kabir, Indian poet, educationist and politician, who died on August 18, 1969
http://www.poemhunter.com/humayun-kabir/biography/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Humayun_Kabir

Humayun Kabir

1927: Shanghai workers hold a second armed uprising
https://www.marxists.org/history/etol/writers/isaacs/1938/tcr/ch07.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/1926.html

1929: Birth of James Hong, Chinese-American actor
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0393222/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Hong

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xcnvpz_actorys-secrets-from-james-hong_shortfilms

1940: Five-year old Tenzin Gyatso is enthroned as the 14h Dalai Lama in Lhasa, Tibet
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Tenzin_Gyatso,_14th_Dalai_Lama

1942: President Franklin D. Roosevelt orders general Douglas MacArthur out of the Philippines as American defense collapses
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/president-roosevelt-to-macarthur-get-out-of-the-philippines

1944: Death of Kasturba Gandhi, wife of Mohandas Gandhi, born in April 1869
http://www.rarenewspapers.com/view/580498
http://www.gandhi-manibhavan.org/aboutgandhi/photographs_kasturba.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IKjxotbB320

1945: British troops take Ramree Island, Burma


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Ramree_Island
https://www.thevintagenews.com/2016/10/11/an-army-of-1000-japanese-soldiers-was-decimated-by-saltwater-crocodiles-during-the-battle-of-ramree-island-of-world-war-ii/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TrV8luNWFt4

1950: Indonesian forces defeat the guerrilla movement, Darum Islam, running the Muslim forces from West Java

1955: Representatives of the Cao Dai, Hoa Hao, Dan Xa, Lien Minh and Binh Xuyen confessional forces (sects) meet at Tay Ninh and agree to form a « United Front » against Vietnam’s Catholic Prime Minister Diem

1957: An assailant fires a shot at President Diem as he arrives on foot for the inauguration of the Ban Me Thuot Economic Fair. The shot misses Diem but seriously wounds the Secretary of Agrarian Reform

Ngo Dinh Diem

1958: Indonesian air force bombs Padang, Sumatra and Menado, Celebes

1958: Death of Abul Kalam Azad, Indian independence movement leader, born on November 11, 1888
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/maulana-abul-kalam-azad.html
http://www.liveindia.com/freedomfighters/5.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/22-february-1958-abul-kalam-azad-indian-politician-and-scholar-died

1961: Birth of Akira Takasaki, Japanese guitarist
https://upclosed.com/people/akira-takasaki/
https://www.metal-archives.com/bands/Akira_Takasaki/25140

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

1967: In Indonesia, Suharto takes full power
http://www.historychannel.com.au/classroom/day-in-history/53/suharto-takes-full-power-in-indonesia
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Suharto

1967: 25,000 US and South Vietnamese troops launche Operation Junction City, offensive to smash Viet Cong stronghold near Cambodian border



http://www.angelfire.com/pa2/hotshot/jc.html
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/operation-junction-city-begins
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YHWGhhNpgLU

1971: Birth of Lea Salonga, Filipina actress and singer
http://www.leasalonga.com/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lea_Salonga

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e7Ns1U0OnE8

1973: Sino-US Communiqué announcing the opening of Liaison Offices in Beijing and Washington

1974: Pakistan and the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) recognize the independence of Bangladesh

1979: Birth of Lee Na-young, South Korean actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lee_Na-young
http://www.hancinema.net/korean_Lee_Na-young.php

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

1980: Afghanistan declares martial law
https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/politics/1980/02/23/martial-law-declared-after-kabul-violence/35648395-572a-4d97-b6b4-cf5d18b69891/

1980: Birth of Kang Sung Hoon, South Korean singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kang_Sung_Hoon

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RRFFmuvk8Hw

1982: Death of Josh Malihabadi, Urdu poet of India and Pakistan, born on December 5, 1898
http://www.urdupoetry.com/profile/josh.html

1985: Opening of the trial of general Fabian Ver, chief the Philippine armed forces, and of 24 servicemen accused of the murder of the opposition leader Begnino Aquino (verdict on 2 December)
http://www.nytimes.com/1985/02/23/world/trial-of-26-opens-in-aquino-killing.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fabian_Ver

1986: In the Philippines, the People Power Revolution is triggered after two key Marcos allies, Defense Minister Juan Ponce Enrile and Armed Forces Vice-Chief of Staff Fidel Ramos called on Marcos to resign and holed up in two military camps in Quezon City
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/february/22/newsid_2519000/2519155.stm

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

1987: Birth of Han Hyo-joo, South Korean actress and model
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Han_Hyo-joo

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WLfLWaxQ39Q&feature=related

1989: Death of Moisés da Costa Amaral, East Timorese leader, president of the Timorese Democratic Union, born on May 19, 1938
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mois%C3%A9s_da_Costa_Amaral

Moises da Costa Amaral

2002: Unlimited ceasefire between Sri-Lankan government and Tamil separatists with the help of Norway

2005: During negotiations at Helsinski, Aceh rebels renounce to their independence claim for the province

2005: South Korean actress Lee Eun-ju commits suicide at 25
http://www.smh.com.au/news/People/Young-star-hangs-herself/2005/02/23/1109046974175.html


2006: At Geneva, resumption for the first time in three years of the negotiation between Sri Lankan government and Tamil LTTE

2006: Joseph Zen, 70 years, bishop of Hong Kong is elevated cardinal
http://www.hsstudyc.org.hk/en/staff/en_staff_bishop_zen.html

2008: United Nations extends East Timor mission for one year

2009: Death of Cardinal Paul Joseph Pham Dinh Tung, archbishop of Hanoi, born on June 15, 1919
http://www.vietcatholic.net/News/Html/64449.htm

2011: Japan’s governing party suspends its scandal-tainted political kingmaker Ichiro  Ichiro Ozawa, a shadowy political figure who once led the party, indicted in a political financing case
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/23/world/asia/23japan.html?_r=1&ref=asia


2011: Thailand and Cambodia agree to accept Indonesian observers and avoid further clashes over a border dispute that has claimed at least 10 lives and displaced thousands.
http://www.france24.com/en/20110222-asean-send-observers-disputed-thailand-cambodia-border-temple

2011: An Indian court has found 31 people guilty of the 2002 Godhra train burning, which killed 59 Hindu pilgrims and sparked religious violence that left 2,000 people dead
http://www.english.rfi.fr/asia-pacific/20110222-india-convicts-31-over-deadly-gujarat-train-fire
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-12534127

2012: China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has lodged an official complaint to Japan after a politician claimed the Nanjing Massacre never occurred
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-17125934

2012: Death of Sukhbir, Indian author and poet, born on July 9, 1925
https://www.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=Sukhbir%20(writer)

2015: Police in the Maldives arrest opposition leader and ex-President Mohamed Nasheed on terror charges
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-south-asia-31575279
http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/maldives-expresident-mohamed-nasheed-arrested-on-terror-charges/article6922181.ece?homepage=true

2015: In Malaysia, police arrest PKR Youth chief Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad for joining a rally in support of jailed Opposition Leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim that saw two activists detained
http://www.themalaymailonline.com/malaysia/article/pkrs-nik-nazmi-arrested-at-home
http://www.nst.com.my/node/73652

2017: Former Hong Kong leader Donald Tsang is sentenced to 20 months in prison after a high-profile corruption trial found him guilty of misconduct during his time at the helm of the city
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/law-crime/article/2072910/disgraced-hong-kong-leader-donald-tsang-escorted-hospital
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/02/22/hong-kong-former-leader-sentenced-20-months-misconduct/

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 22 February in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 22 FEBRUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on February 22, 2019

1899: Filipino forces led by General Antonio Luna launch counterattacks for the first time against the American forces during the Philippine–American War. The Filipinos fail to regain Manila from the Americans
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Battle_of_Caloocan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antonio_Luna

1942: President Franklin D. Roosevelt orders general Douglas MacArthur out of the Philippines as American defense collapses
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/president-roosevelt-to-macarthur-get-out-of-the-philippines

1945: British troops take Ramree Island, Burma


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Ramree_Island
https://www.thevintagenews.com/2016/10/11/an-army-of-1000-japanese-soldiers-was-decimated-by-saltwater-crocodiles-during-the-battle-of-ramree-island-of-world-war-ii/

1950: Indonesian forces defeat the guerrilla movement, Darum Islam, running the Muslim forces from West Java

1958: Indonesian air force bombs Padang, Sumatra and Menado, Celebes

1967: 25,000 US and South Vietnamese troops launche Operation Junction City, offensive to smash Viet Cong stronghold near Cambodian border

http://www.angelfire.com/pa2/hotshot/jc.html
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/operation-junction-city-begins
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YHWGhhNpgLU

1973: Sino-US Communiqué announcing the opening of Liaison Offices in Beijing and Washington

1974: Pakistan and the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) recognize the independence of Bangladesh

1980: Afghanistan declares martial law
https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/politics/1980/02/23/martial-law-declared-after-kabul-violence/35648395-572a-4d97-b6b4-cf5d18b69891/

2002: Unlimited ceasefire between Sri-Lankan government and Tamil separatists with the help of Norway

2005: During negotiations at Helsinski, Aceh rebels renounce to their independence claim for the province

2006: At Geneva, resumption for the first time in three years of the negotiation between Sri Lankan government and Tamil LTTE

2008: United Nations extends East Timor mission for one year

2011: Thailand and Cambodia agree to accept Indonesian observers and avoid further clashes over a border dispute that has claimed at least 10 lives and displaced thousands.
http://www.france24.com/en/20110222-asean-send-observers-disputed-thailand-cambodia-border-temple

2015: Japan urges South Korea again to return disputed islets, one of the issues which have soured ties between the two US allies. Seoul controls the islands which it calls Dokdo. They are known in Japan as Takeshima
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/japan-calls-return-isles-s-korea

On 22 February in South Asian history

ON 22 FEBRUARY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on February 22, 2019

1836 : Birth of Mahesh Chandra, Indian scholar and reformer, who died on April 12, 1906
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahesh_Chandra_Nyayratna_Bhattacharyya

1906: Birth of Humayun Kabir, Indian poet, educationist and politician, who died on August 18, 1969
http://www.poemhunter.com/humayun-kabir/biography/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Humayun_Kabir

Humayun Kabir

1940: Five-year old Tenzin Gyatso is enthroned as the 14h Dalai Lama in Lhasa, Tibet
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Tenzin_Gyatso,_14th_Dalai_Lama

1944: Death of Kasturba Gandhi, wife of Mohandas Gandhi, born in April 1869
http://www.rarenewspapers.com/view/580498
http://www.gandhi-manibhavan.org/aboutgandhi/photographs_kasturba.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IKjxotbB320

1958: Death of Abul Kalam Azad, Indian independence movement leader, born on November 11, 1888
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/maulana-abul-kalam-azad.html
http://www.liveindia.com/freedomfighters/5.html

1974: Pakistan and the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) recognize the independence of Bangladesh

1980: Afghanistan declares martial law
https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/politics/1980/02/23/martial-law-declared-after-kabul-violence/35648395-572a-4d97-b6b4-cf5d18b69891/

1982: Death of Josh Malihabadi, Urdu poet of India and Pakistan, born on December 5, 1898
http://www.urdupoetry.com/profile/josh.html

2002: Unlimited ceasefire between Sri-Lankan government and Tamil separatists with the help of Norway

2006: At Geneva, resumption for the first time in three years of the negotiation between Sri Lankan government and Tamil LTTE

2011: An Indian court has found 31 people guilty of the 2002 Godhra train burning, which killed 59 Hindu pilgrims and sparked religious violence that left 2,000 people dead
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2011/02/201122295657693210.html
http://www.english.rfi.fr/asia-pacific/20110222-india-convicts-31-over-deadly-gujarat-train-fire
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-12534127

2012: Death of Sukhbir, Indian author and poet, born on July 9, 1925
https://www.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=Sukhbir%20(writer)

2015: Police in the Maldives arrest opposition leader and ex-President Mohamed Nasheed on terror charges
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-south-asia-31575279
http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/maldives-expresident-mohamed-nasheed-arrested-on-terror-charges/article6922181.ece?homepage=true

On 22 February in Southeast Asian history

ON 22 FEBRUARY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on February 22, 2019

1899: Filipino forces led by General Antonio Luna launch counterattacks for the first time against the American forces during the Philippine–American War. The Filipinos fail to regain Manila from the Americans
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Battle_of_Caloocan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antonio_Luna

1942: President Franklin D. Roosevelt orders general Douglas MacArthur out of the Philippines as American defense collapses
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/president-roosevelt-to-macarthur-get-out-of-the-philippines

1945: British troops take Ramree Island, Burma


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Ramree_Island
https://www.thevintagenews.com/2016/10/11/an-army-of-1000-japanese-soldiers-was-decimated-by-saltwater-crocodiles-during-the-battle-of-ramree-island-of-world-war-ii/

1950: Indonesian forces defeat the guerrilla movement, Darum Islam, running the Muslim forces from West Java

1955: Representatives of the Cao Dai, Hoa Hao, Dan Xa, Lien Minh and Binh Xuyen confessional forces (sects) meet at Tay Ninh and agree to form a « United Front » against Vietnam’s Catholic Prime Minister Diem

1957: An assailant fires a shot at President Diem as he arrives on foot for the inauguration of the Ban Me Thuot Economic Fair. The shot misses Diem but seriously wounds the Secretary of Agrarian Reform

Ngo Dinh Diem

1958: Indonesian air force bombs Padang, Sumatra and Menado, Celebes

1967: In Indonesia, Suharto takes full power
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/suharto-takes-full-power-in-indonesia
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Suharto

1967: 25,000 US and South Vietnamese troops launche Operation Junction City, offensive to smash Viet Cong stronghold near Cambodian border


http://www.angelfire.com/pa2/hotshot/jc.html
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/operation-junction-city-begins
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YHWGhhNpgLU

1971: Birth of Lea Salonga, Filipina actress and singer
http://www.leasalonga.com/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lea_Salonga

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e7Ns1U0OnE8

1985: Opening of the trial of general Fabian Ver, chief the Philippine armed forces, and of 24 servicemen accused of the murder of the opposition leader Begnino Aquino (verdict on 2 December)
http://www.nytimes.com/1985/02/23/world/trial-of-26-opens-in-aquino-killing.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fabian_Ver

1986: In the Philippines, the People Power Revolution is triggered after two key Marcos allies, Defense Minister Juan Ponce Enrile and Armed Forces Vice-Chief of Staff Fidel Ramos called on Marcos to resign and holed up in two military camps in Quezon City
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/february/22/newsid_2519000/2519155.stm

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

1989: Death of Moisés da Costa Amaral, East Timorese leader, president of the Timorese Democratic Union, born on May 19, 1938
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mois%C3%A9s_da_Costa_Amaral

Moises da Costa Amaral

2005: During negotiations at Helsinski, Aceh rebels renounce to their independence claim for the province

2008: United Nations extends East Timor mission for one year

2009: Death of Cardinal Paul Joseph Pham Dinh Tung, archbishop of Hanoi, born on June 15, 1919
http://www.vietcatholic.net/News/Html/64449.htm

2011: Thailand and Cambodia agree to accept Indonesian observers and avoid further clashes over a border dispute that has claimed at least 10 lives and displaced thousands.
http://www.france24.com/en/20110222-asean-send-observers-disputed-thailand-cambodia-border-temple

2015: In Malaysia, police arrest PKR Youth chief Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad for joining a rally in support of jailed Opposition Leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim that saw two activists detained
http://www.themalaymailonline.com/malaysia/article/pkrs-nik-nazmi-arrested-at-home
http://www.nst.com.my/node/73652

On 22 February in Japan’s history

ON 22 FEBRUARY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on February 22, 2019

1945: British troops take Ramree Island, Burma


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Ramree_Island
https://www.thevintagenews.com/2016/10/11/an-army-of-1000-japanese-soldiers-was-decimated-by-saltwater-crocodiles-during-the-battle-of-ramree-island-of-world-war-ii/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TrV8luNWFt4

1961: Birth of Akira Takasaki, Japanese guitarist
https://upclosed.com/people/akira-takasaki/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Akira_Takasaki
http://www.metal-archives.com/bands/Akira_Takasaki/25140

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

2011: Japan’s governing party suspends its scandal-tainted political kingmaker Ichiro  Ichiro Ozawa, a shadowy political figure who once led the party, indicted in a political financing case
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/23/world/asia/23japan.html?_r=1&ref=asia


2012: China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has lodged an official complaint to Japan after a politician claimed the Nanjing Massacre never occurred
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-17125934

2015: Japan urges South Korea again to return disputed islets, one of the issues which have soured ties between the two US allies. Seoul controls the islands which it calls Dokdo. They are known in Japan as Takeshima

 

On 22 February in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 22 FEBRUARY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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

Updated on February 22, 2019

705: Wu Zetian (81), the only one Chinese empress, since October 16, 690, is forced to transfer the throne, restoring the Tang dynasty
http://www.womeninworldhistory.com/heroine6.html

1784: The ship called the Empress of China, the first U.S. merchant vessel to trade with China, sets sail from New York

Empress of China (ship)

1799: Infaming Qing dynasty Chinese official at court, Heshen, born on May 30, 1750, is forced to commit suicide
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heshen
https://www.britannica.com/biography/Heshen

1927: Shanghai workers hold a second armed uprising
https://www.marxists.org/history/etol/writers/isaacs/1938/tcr/ch07.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/1926.html

1929: Birth of James Hong, Chinese-American actor
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0393222/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Hong


http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xcnvpz_actorys-secrets-from-james-hong_shortfilms

1940: Five-year old Tenzin Gyatso is enthroned as the 14h Dalai Lama in Lhasa, Tibet
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Tenzin_Gyatso,_14th_Dalai_Lama

1973: Sino-US Communiqué announcing the opening of Liaison Offices in Beijing and Washington

2012: China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has lodged an official complaint to Japan after a politician claimed the Nanjing Massacre never occurred
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-17125934

2017: Former Hong Kong leader Donald Tsang is sentenced to 20 months in prison after a high-profile corruption trial found him guilty of misconduct during his time at the helm of the city
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/law-crime/article/2072910/disgraced-hong-kong-leader-donald-tsang-escorted-hospital
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/02/22/hong-kong-former-leader-sentenced-20-months-misconduct/