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On 28 February in Asian history

ON 28 FEBRUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on February 28, 2019

202 BC: Coronation ceremony of Liu Bang as Emperor Gaozu initiating four centuries of the Han dynasty’s rule over China
https://origins.osu.edu/milestones/february-2013-liu-bang-peasant-rebel-emperor
https://www.travelchinaguide.com/intro/history/han/liubang.htm

772: Birth of Tang dynasty poet Bai Juyi who died in 846
http://www.poemhunter.com/bai-juyi-2/biography/
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Bai_Juyi

1570: Anti-Portuguese uprising on Ternate, Moluccas

1775 : Death of Empress Xiaoyichun, wife of emperor Qianlong and mother of emperor Jiaqing, born on October 23, 1727
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Empress_Xiaoyichun

Empress Xiaoyichun

1884: Death, in jail of Veer Surendra Sai, Indian Fighter, born on January 23, 1809
https://nitum.wordpress.com/2012/09/22/biography-of-veer-surendra-sai/
http://eodisha.org/veer-surendra-sai-immortal-lion-odisha-odisha-sambalpur-indianfreedomstruggle/

1901: Birth of famous opera artist Ma Lianliang who died on December 16, 1966
http://wiki.china.org.cn/wiki/index.php/Ma_Lianliang
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/1506.html

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3omXo61fwdI

1906: Birth of Hu Lancheng, Chinese writer, who died on July 25, 1981
https://www.cuhk.edu.hk/rct/renditions/authors/hulc.html
http://www.universitypressscholarship.com/view/10.7312/columbia/9780231170468.001.0001/upso-9780231170468-chapter-4

1911: Birth of Amir Hamzah, Indonesian poet who died in March 26, 1946
http://encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/Amir+Hamzah
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amir_Hamzah

1916: Birth of Cesar Climaco, Filipino politician, assassinated on November 14, 1984
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cesar_Climaco
http://www.lazamboangatimes.com/cesar_climaco_latest001.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8hO04yTEdVc

1919: Amanullah Khan, born in June 1892,  becomes King of Afghanistan up to January 1929. He died in exile in April 1960
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Am%C4%81null%C4%81h_Kh%C4%81n

1928: Indian scientist C.V. Raman discovers the Raman Effect, which won him the Nobel Prize and caused the day to be observed as National Science Day
http://www.famousscientists.org/c-v-raman/
http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/physics/laureates/1930/raman-bio.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Science_Day#History_of_National_Science_Day

1931: Birth of Iajuddin Ahmed, Bangladeshi academic and politician, 14th President of Bangladesh who died on December 10, 2012
http://en.banglapedia.org/index.php?title=Ahmed,_Iajuddin
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iajuddin_Ahmed

1939: Birth of Chögyam Trungpa, Tibetan Buddhist meditation instructor, who died on April 4, 1987
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ch%C3%B6gyam_Trungpa

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fEPi5QTXv3A

1939: Birth of Daniel C. Tsui, Chinese born physicist, Nobel laureate
https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/physics/1998/tsui/biographical/

1942: Japanese land in Java, last Allied bastion in Dutch East Indies

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2852982/posts
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Java_(1942)

1942: The heavy cruiser USS Houston (CA-30) is sunk in the Battle of Sunda Strait with 693 crew members killed, along with HMAS Perth (D29) which lost 375 men
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Sunda_Strait
http://www.combinedfleet.com/battles/Java_Campaign#Sunda_Strait

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

1944: Birth of Win Aung, Burmese politician and diplomat who died on November 4, 2009
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Win_Aung

1946: Sino-French agreement signed at Chungking (Chongqing) provides for the withdrawal of Chinese troops from northern Indochina. France gives back to China Kouang-Tcheou Wan (Guangzhou Wan) or Fort Bayard, in South China that it got on lease since May 27, 1898
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kwangchowan

1947: Anti-Kuomintang’s administration demonstration on Taiwan (228 Incident). Civil disorder will be put down at a loss of 30,000 civilian lives


http://www.taiwandc.org/228-intr.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/228_Incident
https://web.archive.org/web/20070622130828/http://228.lomaji.com/articles.html
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xkM7PfyuIhk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KO5l6N3lotE

1948: Birth of Bineshwar Brahma, Indian poet and author murdered on August 19, 2000 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bineshwar_Brahma
http://www.poemhunter.com/bineshwar-brahma/biography/

1950: Thailand officially recognized the Bao Dai government in Vietnam on this date. Foreign Minister Phot Sarasin resigned in protest

1952: Agreement between the USA and Japan on  the deployment of US forces in Japan

1956: Death of Elpidio Quirino, 6th president of the Philippines (1948-1953), born on November 16, 1890
http://www.biography.com/people/elpidio-quirino-37511

1957: U Nu becomes Prime Minister of Burma for the second time, up to October 1958
http://www.bookrags.com/biography/u-nu

1963: Death of Rajendra Prasad, first president of India (1950-1962), born on December 3, 1884
http://www.liveindia.com/freedomfighters/10.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/28-february-1963-rajendra-prasad-first-president-of-india-passed-away

Rajendra Prasad 2

1965: Birth of Park Gok-ji, South Korean film editor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Park_Gok-ji
http://www.asiandb.com/browse/people_detail.php?code=1478

1972: End of the visit of President Nixon in China. Signature of the Shanghai Communiqué
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shanghai_Communiqu%C3%A9
http://www.taiwandocuments.org/communique01.htm
http://www2.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/nsa/publications/DOC_readers/kissinger/nixzhou/

http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/1673.html

1972: The Asama-Sanso incident ends in Japan
https://www.nhk.or.jp/digitalmuseum/nhk50years_en/history/p16/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asama-Sans%C5%8D_incident
http://www.gettyimages.ca/photos/asama-sanso-incident?sort=mostpopular&excludenudity=false&mediatype=photography&phrase=asama%20sanso%20incident&family=editorial

1972: Japanese Prime Minister Eisaku Sato says that Taiwan belongs to China
http://www.jakvydelat.com/eisaku-sato/

1979: Birth of Srikanth, Indian actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Srikanth_(actor)

1981: Beijing throws out Netherlands ambassador due to submarine sale to Taiwan

1985: In Pakistan, second and last day for the elections for the National and Provincial Assemblies (on February 25 and 28, respectively)
 
http://storyofpakistan.com/general-elections-february-1985

1986: Birth of Min Hyo-rin, South Korean singer and actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Min_Hyo-rin
http://asianwiki.com/Min_Hyo-Rin

1989: Birth of Zhang Liyin, Chinese singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhang_Liyin
http://community.livejournal.com/zhangliyin
http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xv1c0_zhang-li-yin-y-why-mv_music

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-dvn_gX4sJ0

1991: Khaleda Zia becomes prime minister of Bangladesh, the first woman ever to hold that post (up to June 1996). Zia is the widow of Bangladesh’s former President Ziaur Rahman (known as Zia), who was assassinated in 1981

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BpCilr2Q49Y

1993: Death of Japanese film director Ishiro Honda, born on 7 May 1911
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ishiro_Honda

1994: Death of Aisin Giorro Pu Chieh, brother of last emperor of China Pu Yi, born on April 16, 1907
http://madmonarchist.blogspot.fr/2012/04/royal-profile-prince-pu-chieh-of-china.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pujie

1998: Kim Dae-jung becomes president of South Korea up to February 2003
http://www.hosted-webs.com/daejong/

1999: Death of Bing Xin, Chinese writer and poet, born on October 5, 1900
http://www.cscanada.net/index.php/sll/article/viewFile/j.sll.1923156320130602.3132/4119
http://academics.wellesley.edu/Alum/Images/Magazine/Fall09BingXin.pdf

2001: China ratifies the International Convention on the Economic,  Social and Cultural rights, except the article 8, paragraph 1-a on trade unions freedom 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Covenant_on_Economic,_Social_and_Cultural_Rights

2002: Despite a very low rating, Tung Chee-hwa is reelected as head of Hong Kong by 80 % of the electoral body


2002: At least 55 are killed in Ahmadabad, India, when Hindus burn Muslim homes

2004: Over 1 million Taiwanese participate in the 228 Hand-in-hand rally, forming a 500-kilometre long human chain to commemorate the 228 Incident in 1947
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/228_Hand-in-Hand_Rally

2008: After 17 months in exile, ousted Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra returns to Thailand and is arrested
http://metro.co.uk/2008/02/28/thaksin-speaks-out-after-arrest-14304/
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-519228/Thaksin-arrest-release-cash-Sven.html

2012: Millions of workers in India are staging a 24-hour strike to demand improved rights for employees and to protest over rising prices
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2012/02/201222842550702681.html

2012: The United Nations resolution alleges abuses that Sri Lankan soldiers and Tamil rebels committed abuses during the country’s civil war. The government accuses the UN and Western powers of interfering in its domestic affairs. In April 2011, a UN report blamed the Sri Lankan air force of killing 40,000 people
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Rajapaksa-brings-thousands-of-people-into-the-streets-to-oppose-UN-war-crime-charges-24094.html

2012: Taiwan’s opposition leader Tsai Ing Wen is stepping down, following her Democratic Progressive Party’s defeat in the presidential elections. She will be succeeded by Kaohsiung city mayor Chen Chu as the interim chairwoman until a new leader is elected in May
http://www.360doc.com/content/12/0229/10/26286_190482138.shtml

2013: In Bangladesh, Delwar Hossain Sayedee, 73, vice-president of the Jamaat-e-Islami party, is found guilty of charges of mass killing, rape, arson, looting and forcing minority Hindus to convert to Islam during the 1971 independence war, lawyers and tribunal officials said
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/bangladesh/9899356/Bangladesh-Islamist-sentenced-to-death.html
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2013/02/201322865638456746.html http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20130228-405429.html

2014: Death of C. R. Simha, Indian actor, director, and playwright, born on June 16, 1942
http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/karnataka/veteran-actor-cr-simha-dead/article5736499.ece
http://www.filmibeat.com/celebs/c-r-simha/biography.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PGqx7HWj1pk

2014: Burma’s government said it wants the international aid group Doctors Without Borders to leave a state torn by sectarian violence, in a move linked to the agency’s work with the long-persecuted Rohingya Muslim minority
http://asiancorrespondent.com/120085/burma-medicins-sans-frontieres-ordered-to-leave-rakhine-state/

2017: Russia and China have blocked a push by Western governments at the United Nations to punish the Syrian government over chemical weapons attacks
http://www.beijingbulletin.com/index.php/sid/252079499
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-39116854
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/asia/2017-03/01/content_15578961.html

2017: Taiwanese independence and unification factions clash as island commemorates 1947 massacre
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2074820/taiwanese-independence-and-unification-factions-clash

 

Holidays and observances

Taiwan: Peace Memorial Day, the day of commemorating the 228 Incident

India: National Science Day

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 28 February in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 28 FEBRUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on February 28, 2019

1570: Anti-Portuguese uprising on Ternate, Moluccas

1942: Japanese land in Java, last Allied bastion in Dutch East Indies

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2852982/posts
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Java_(1942)

1942: The heavy cruiser USS Houston (CA-30) is sunk in the Battle of Sunda Strait with 693 crew members killed, along with HMAS Perth (D29) which lost 375 men
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Sunda_Strait
http://www.microworks.net/pacific/battles/sunda_strait.htm
http://www.combinedfleet.com/battles/Java_Campaign#Sunda_Strait

1946: Sino-French agreement signed at Chungking provides for the withdrawal of Chinese troops from northern Indochina. France gives back to China Kouang-Tcheou Wan (Guangzhou Wan) or Fort Bayard, in South China that it got on lease since May 27, 1898
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kwangchowan

1947: Anti-Kuomintang’s administration demonstration on Taiwan (228 Incident). Civil disorder will be put down at a loss of 30,000 civilian lives

http://www.taiwandc.org/228-intr.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/228_Incident
https://web.archive.org/web/20070622130828/http://228.lomaji.com/articles.html
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xkM7PfyuIhk

1950: Thailand officially recognized the Bao Dai government in Vietnam on this date. Foreign Minister Phot Sarasin resigned in protest

1952: Agreement between the USA and Japan on  the deployment of US forces in Japan

1972: End of the visit of President Nixon in China. Signature of the Shanghai Communiqué
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shanghai_Communiqu%C3%A9
http://www.taiwandocuments.org/communique01.htm
http://www2.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/nsa/publications/DOC_readers/kissinger/nixzhou/

http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/1673.html

1972: The Asama-Sanso incident ends in Japan
https://www.nhk.or.jp/digitalmuseum/nhk50years_en/history/p16/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asama-Sans%C5%8D_incident
http://www.gettyimages.ca/photos/asama-sanso-incident?sort=mostpopular&excludenudity=false&mediatype=photography&phrase=asama%20sanso%20incident&family=editorial

1972: Japanese Prime Minister Eisaku Sato says that Taiwan belongs to China
http://www.jakvydelat.com/eisaku-sato/

1981: Beijing throws out Netherlands ambassador due to submarine sale to Taiwan

2012: The United Nations resolution alleges abuses that Sri Lankan soldiers and Tamil rebels committed abuses during the country’s civil war. The government accuses the UN and Western powers of interfering in its domestic affairs. In April 2011, a UN report blamed the Sri Lankan air force of killing 40,000 people
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Rajapaksa-brings-thousands-of-people-into-the-streets-to-oppose-UN-war-crime-charges-24094.html

 

On 28 February in South Asian history

ON 28 FEBRUARY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on February 28, 2019

1884: Death, in jail of Veer Surendra Sai, Indian Fighter, born on January 23, 1809
https://nitum.wordpress.com/2012/09/22/biography-of-veer-surendra-sai/
http://eodisha.org/veer-surendra-sai-immortal-lion-odisha-odisha-sambalpur-indianfreedomstruggle/

1919: Amanullah Khan, born in June 1892,  becomes King of Afghanistan up to January 1929. He died in exile in April 1960
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Am%C4%81null%C4%81h_Kh%C4%81n

1928: Indian scientist C.V. Raman discovers the Raman Effect, which won him the Nobel Prize and caused the day to be observed as National Science Day
http://www.famousscientists.org/c-v-raman/
http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/physics/laureates/1930/raman-bio.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Science_Day#History_of_National_Science_Day

1931: Birth of Iajuddin Ahmed, Bangladeshi academic and politician, 14th President of Bangladesh who died on December 10, 2012
http://en.banglapedia.org/index.php?title=Ahmed,_Iajuddin
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iajuddin_Ahmed

1939: Birth of Chögyam Trungpa, Tibetan Buddhist meditation instructor, who died on April 4, 1987
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ch%C3%B6gyam_Trungpa

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fEPi5QTXv3A

1948: Birth of Bineshwar Brahma, Indian poet and author murdered on August 19, 2000 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bineshwar_Brahma
http://www.poemhunter.com/bineshwar-brahma/biography/

1963: Death of Rajendra Prasad, first president of India (1950-1962), born on December 3, 1884
http://www.liveindia.com/freedomfighters/10.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/28-february-1963-rajendra-prasad-first-president-of-india-passed-away

Rajendra Prasad 2

1979: Birth of Srikanth, Indian actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Srikanth_(actor)

1985: In Pakistan, second and last day for the elections for the National and Provincial Assemblies (on February 25 and 28, respectively). The voters turned to the polls in large numbers
http://storyofpakistan.com/general-elections-february-1985

1991: Khaleda Zia becomes prime minister of Bangladesh, the first woman ever to hold that post (up to June 1996). Zia is the widow of Bangladesh’s former President Ziaur Rahman (known as Zia), who was assassinated in 1981

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BpCilr2Q49Y

2002: At least 55 are killed in Ahmadabad, India, when Hindus burn Muslim homes

2012: Millions of workers in India are staging a 24-hour strike to demand improved rights for employees and to protest over rising prices
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2012/02/201222842550702681.html

2012: The United Nations resolution alleges abuses that Sri Lankan soldiers and Tamil rebels committed abuses during the country’s civil war. The government accuses the UN and Western powers of interfering in its domestic affairs. In April 2011, a UN report blamed the Sri Lankan air force of killing 40,000 people
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Rajapaksa-brings-thousands-of-people-into-the-streets-to-oppose-UN-war-crime-charges-24094.html

2013: In Bangladesh, Delwar Hossain Sayedee, 73, vice-president of the Jamaat-e-Islami party, is found guilty of charges of mass killing, rape, arson, looting and forcing minority Hindus to convert to Islam during the 1971 independence war, lawyers and tribunal officials said.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/bangladesh/9899356/Bangladesh-Islamist-sentenced-to-death.html
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2013/02/201322865638456746.html http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20130228-405429.html

2014: Death of C. R. Simha, Indian actor, director, and playwright, born on June 16, 1942
http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/karnataka/veteran-actor-cr-simha-dead/article5736499.ece
http://www.filmibeat.com/celebs/c-r-simha/biography.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PGqx7HWj1pk

On 28 February in Southeast Asian history

ON 28 FEBRUARY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on February 28, 2019

1570: Anti-Portuguese uprising on Ternate, Moluccas

1911: Birth of Amir Hamzah, Indonesian poet who died in March 26, 1946
http://encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/Amir+Hamzah
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amir_Hamzah

1916: Birth of Cesar Climaco, Filipino politician, assassinated on November 14, 1984
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cesar_Climaco
http://www.lazamboangatimes.com/cesar_climaco_latest001.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8hO04yTEdVc

1942: Japanese land in Java, last Allied bastion in Dutch East Indies

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2852982/posts
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Java_(1942)

1942: The heavy cruiser USS Houston (CA-30) is sunk in the Battle of Sunda Strait with 693 crew members killed, along with HMAS Perth (D29) which lost 375 men
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Sunda_Strait
http://www.microworks.net/pacific/battles/sunda_strait.htm
http://www.combinedfleet.com/battles/Java_Campaign#Sunda_Strait

1944: Birth of Win Aung, Burmese politician and diplomat who died on November 4, 2009
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Win_Aung

1950: Thailand officially recognized the Bao Dai government in Vietnam on this date. Foreign Minister Phot Sarasin resigned in protest

1956: Death of Elpidio Quirino, 6th president of the Philippines (1948-1953), born on November 16, 1890
http://www.biography.com/people/elpidio-quirino-37511

1957: U Nu becomes Prime Minister of Burma for the second time, up to October 1958
http://www.bookrags.com/biography/u-nu

2008: After 17 months in exile, ousted Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra returns to Thailand and is arrested
http://metro.co.uk/2008/02/28/thaksin-speaks-out-after-arrest-14304/
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-519228/Thaksin-arrest-release-cash-Sven.html

2014: Burma’s government said it wants the international aid group Doctors Without Borders to leave a state torn by sectarian violence, in a move linked to the agency’s work with the long-persecuted Rohingya Muslim minority
http://asiancorrespondent.com/120085/burma-medicins-sans-frontieres-ordered-to-leave-rakhine-state/

On 28 February in Japan’s history

ON 28 FEBRUARY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on February 28, 2019

1942: Japanese land in Java, last Allied bastion in Dutch East Indies

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2852982/posts
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Java_(1942)

1942: The heavy cruiser USS Houston (CA-30) is sunk in the Battle of Sunda Strait with 693 crew members killed, along with HMAS Perth (D29) which lost 375 men
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Sunda_Strait
http://www.microworks.net/pacific/battles/sunda_strait.htm
http://www.combinedfleet.com/battles/Java_Campaign#Sunda_Strait

1952: Agreement between the USA and Japan on  the deployment of US forces in Japan

1972: The Asama-Sanso incident ends in Japan
https://www.nhk.or.jp/digitalmuseum/nhk50years_en/history/p16/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asama-Sans%C5%8D_incident
http://www.gettyimages.ca/photos/asama-sanso-incident?sort=mostpopular&excludenudity=false&mediatype=photography&phrase=asama%20sanso%20incident&family=editorial

1972: Japanese Prime Minister Eisaku Sato says that Taiwan belongs to China
http://www.jakvydelat.com/eisaku-sato/

1993: Death of Japanese film director Ishiro Honda, born on 7 May 1911
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ishiro_Honda

 

On 28 February in Taiwan history

ON 28 FEBRUARY IN TAIWAN HISTORY

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Updated on February 28, 2019

1947: Anti-Kuomintang’s administration demonstration on Taiwan (228 Incident). Civil disorder is put down at a loss of 30,000 civilian lives

http://www.taiwandc.org/228-intr.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/228_Incident
https://web.archive.org/web/20070622130828/
http://228.lomaji.com/articles.html
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xkM7PfyuIhk

1972: End of the visit of President Nixon in China. Signature of the Shanghai Communiqué
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shanghai_Communiqu%C3%A9
http://www.taiwandocuments.org/communique01.htm
http://www2.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/nsa/publications/DOC_readers/kissinger/nixzhou/

http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/1673.html

1981: Beijing throws out Netherlands ambassador due to submarine sale to Taiwan

2012: Taiwan’s opposition leader Tsai Ing Wen steps down, following her Democratic Progressive Party’s defeat in the presidential elections. She will be succeeded by Kaohsiung city mayor Chen Chu as the interim chairwoman until a new leader is elected in May
http://www.360doc.com/content/12/0229/10/26286_190482138.shtml

2017: Taiwanese independence and unification factions clash as island commemorates 1947 massacre
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2074820/taiwanese-independence-and-unification-factions-clash

 

Holidays and observances

Taiwan: Peace Memorial Day, the day of commemorating the 228 Incident

 

On 28 February in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 28 FEBRUARY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on February 28, 2019

202 BC: Coronation ceremony of Liu Bang as Emperor Gaozu initiating four centuries of the Han dynasty’s rule over China
https://origins.osu.edu/milestones/february-2013-liu-bang-peasant-rebel-emperor
https://www.travelchinaguide.com/intro/history/han/liubang.htm

772: Birth of Tang dynasty poet Bai Juyi who died in 846
http://www.poemhunter.com/bai-juyi-2/biography/
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Bai_Juyi

1775 : Death of Empress Xiaoyichun, wife of emperor Qianlong and mother of emperor Jiaqing, born on October 23, 1727
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Empress_Xiaoyichun

Empress Xiaoyichun

1901: Birth of famous opera artist Ma Lianliang who died on December 16, 1966
http://wiki.china.org.cn/wiki/index.php/Ma_Lianliang
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/1506.html

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3omXo61fwdI

1906: Birth of Hu Lancheng, Chine writer, who died on July 25, 1981
https://www.cuhk.edu.hk/rct/renditions/authors/hulc.html
http://www.universitypressscholarship.com/view/10.7312/columbia/9780231170468.001.0001/upso-9780231170468-chapter-4

1939: Birth of Chögyam Trungpa, Tibetan Buddhist meditation instructor, who died on April 4, 1987
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ch%C3%B6gyam_Trungpa

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fEPi5QTXv3A

1939: Birth of Daniel C. Tsui, Chinese born physicist, Nobel laureate
https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/physics/1998/tsui/biographical/

1946: Sino-French agreement signed at Chongqing provides for the withdrawal of Chinese troops from northern Indochina. France gives back to China Kouang-Tcheou Wan (Guangzhou Wan) or Fort Bayard, in South China that it got on lease since May 27, 1898
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kwangchowan

1947: Anti-Kuomintang’s administration demonstration on Taiwan (228 Incident). Civil disorder is put down at a loss of 30,000 civilian lives

http://www.taiwandc.org/228-intr.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/228_Incident
https://web.archive.org/web/20070622130828/
http://228.lomaji.com/articles.html
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xkM7PfyuIhk

1972: End of the visit of President Nixon in China. Signature of the Shanghai Communiqué
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shanghai_Communiqu%C3%A9
http://www.taiwandocuments.org/communique01.htm
http://www2.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/nsa/publications/DOC_readers/kissinger/nixzhou/

http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/1673.html

1981: Beijing throws out Netherlands ambassador due to submarine sale to Taiwan

1989: Birth of Zhang Liyin, Chinese singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhang_Liyin
http://community.livejournal.com/zhangliyin
http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xv1c0_zhang-li-yin-y-why-mv_music

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-dvn_gX4sJ0

1994: Death of Aisin Giorro Pu Chieh, brother of last emperor of China Pu Yi, born on April 16, 1907
http://madmonarchist.blogspot.fr/2012/04/royal-profile-prince-pu-chieh-of-china.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pujie

1999: Death of Bing Xin, Chinese writer and poet, born on October 5, 1900
http://www.cscanada.net/index.php/sll/article/viewFile/j.sll.1923156320130602.3132/4119
http://academics.wellesley.edu/Alum/Images/Magazine/Fall09BingXin.pdf

2001: China ratifies the International Convention on the Economic,  Social and Cultural rights, except the article 8, paragraph 1-a on trade unions freedom 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Covenant_on_Economic,_Social_and_Cultural_Rights

2002: Despite a very low rating, Tung Chee-hwa is reelected as head of Hong Kong by 80 % of the electoral body


2004: Over 1 million Taiwanese participate in the 228 Hand-in-hand rally, forming a 500-kilometre long human chain to commemorate the 228 Incident in 1947
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/228_Hand-in-Hand_Rally

2012: Taiwan’s opposition leader Tsai Ing Wen is stepping down, following her Democratic Progressive Party’s defeat in the presidential elections. She will be succeeded by Kaohsiung city mayor Chen Chu as the interim chairwoman until a new leader is elected in May
http://www.360doc.com/content/12/0229/10/26286_190482138.shtml

2017: Russia and China have blocked a push by Western governments at the United Nations to punish the Syrian government over chemical weapons attacks
http://www.beijingbulletin.com/index.php/sid/252079499
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-39116854
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/asia/2017-03/01/content_15578961.html

2017: Taiwanese independence and unification factions clash as island commemorates 1947 massacre
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2074820/taiwanese-independence-and-unification-factions-clash

 

Holidays and observances

Taiwan: Peace Memorial Day, the day of commemorating the 228 Incident