Daily Archives: 24 mars 2019

Wars, conflits and strategy on 24 March in Asian history

WARS, CONFLITS AND STRATEGY ON 24 MARCH IN ASIAN HISTORY

Updated on March 24, 2019

1401: Mongol Timur (Tamerlan the Great) sacks Damascus
http://www.silk-road.com/artl/timur.shtml

1839: Chinese troops move to stop the European opium, seizing 20,000 chests of the drug from British merchants in Guangzhou. The « Opium War » eventually will broke out
https://books.google.fr/books?id=kxjumqz_qygC&pg=PA16&lpg=PA16&dq=Chinese+seizing+20,000+chests+of+the+drug+from+British+merchants&source=bl&ots=48jUjP8TrR&sig=ACfU3U2Y38oczQkkpdHi12E-_LhLKCUhQw&hl=fr&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwiOlOSalJrhAhVb8uAKHbb1CnwQ6AEwAnoECAgQAQ#v=onepage&q=Chinese%20seizing%2020%2C000%20chests%20of%20the%20drug%20from%20British%20merchants&f=false

1885: During the Sino-French War, Chinese victory in the Battle of Bang Bo on the Tonkin-Guangxi border
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Bang_Bo_(Zhennan_Pass)

1895: Japanese attack against Chinese Jiangsu province
http://sinojapanesewar.com/Taiwan.htm

1914: During the Simla Conference (India, Tibet and Republic of China), the British representative McMahon proposes the border delineation between India and Tibet which will be called the McMahon Line. Signed on 3 July by Tibet but never recognized by China
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McMahon_Line
http://chinamatters.blogspot.fr/2016/11/the-myth-of-mcmahon-line.html

1927: In the Nanjing Incident: Foreign warships bombard Nanjing, China, in defense of the foreign citizens within the city
http://challengerofminds.blogspot.fr/2008/10/nanjing-incident.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nanjing_Incident

1934: The Tydings McDuffie Act, otherwise known as the Philippine Independence Act, is approved by the US Congress, providing for the independence of the Philippines from the United States by 1946
http://www.chanrobles.com/tydingsmcduffieact.htm

1938: During the second sino-japanese war, the Taierzhuang battle begins. It will end on April 7 by a Chinese victory
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Taierzhuang
http://www.chinaww2.com/2014/09/12/taierzhuang/

1944: Maj. Gen. Orde Wingate, leader of the 77th Indian Brigade, also called the Chindits, dies in a transport plane crash. He was 41 years old
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/wingate-dies-in-burma
http://ww2live.com/en/content/major-general-charles-orde-wingate-dso-2-barsCharles Wingate

1946: The British Cabinet Mission, consisting of Lord Pethick-Lawrence, Sir Stafford Cripps and A. V. Alexander, arrives in India to discuss and plan for the transfer of power from the British Raj to Indian leadership

1975: The North Vietnamese « Ho Chi Minh Campaign » begins. Despite the 1973 Paris Peace Accords cease fire, the fighting had continued between South Vietnamese forces and the North Vietnamese troops in South Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/north-vietnamese-launch-ho-chi-minh-campaign

1990: Indian troops leave Sri Lanka where they arrived in 1987 as peace keeping force
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_Peace_Keeping_Force

 

On 24 March in South Asian history

ON 24 MARCH IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on March 24, 2019

1775: Birth of Muthuswami Dikshitar, Indian poet and composer who died on October 21, 1835
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/muthuswami-dikshitar.html
http://www.thehindu.com/features/friday-review/music/legacy-from-dikshitar/article4507995.ece
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/24-march-1775-muthuswami-dikshitar-poet-and-composer-was-born

Muthuswami Dikshitar

1914: During the Simla Conference (India, Tibet and Republic of China), the British representative McMahon proposes the border delineation between India and Tibet which will be called the McMahon Line. Signed on 3 July by Tibet but never recognized by China
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McMahon_Line
http://chinamatters.blogspot.fr/2016/11/the-myth-of-mcmahon-line.html

1923: In India, the tax on salt is restored
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_British_salt_tax_in_India

1944: Maj. Gen. Orde Wingate, leader of the 77th Indian Brigade, also called the Chindits, dies in a transport plane crash. He was 41 years old
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/wingate-dies-in-burma
http://ww2live.com/en/content/major-general-charles-orde-wingate-dso-2-bars

Charles Wingate

1946: The British Cabinet Mission, consisting of Lord Pethick-Lawrence, Sir Stafford Cripps and A. V. Alexander, arrives in India to discuss and plan for the transfer of power from the British Raj to Indian leadership

1949: Birth of Ranil Wickremasinghe, Sri Lankan lawyer and politician, 13th Prime Minister of Sri Lanka
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ranil_Wickremesinghe

1952: Dudley Senanayake succeeds his father as Ceylon (Sri Lanka) Prime Minister up to octobre 1953
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dudley_Senanayake

1977: After the resignation of Indira Gandhi, Morarji Desai is sworn in as Indian Prime Minister, up to July 1977
http://www.pmindia.gov.in/en/former_pm/shri-morarji-desai-2/

Desai

1979: Birth of Emraan Hashmi, Indian actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emraan_Hashmi

1982: In Bangladesh, General Ershad takes the power, deposes President Abdus Sattar  and proclaims the Martial Law
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Hossain_Mohammad_Ershad

1990: Indian troops leave Sri Lanka where they arrived in 1987 as peace keeping force
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_Peace_Keeping_Force

2008: Bhutanese vote in an historic poll that will change the country in a constitutional monarchy
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7310832.stm

2011: A US soldier charged with killing unarmed Afghan civilians last year has been sentenced to 24 years in prison after pleading guilty to three counts of premeditated murder
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-12836851

2012: Death of Jose Prakash, Indian actor and singer, born on April 14, 1925
http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/veteran-malayalam-actor-jose-prakash-passes-away/1/179272.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jose_Prakash

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6ZUSbWPx8w

2013: Pakistan’s former president, Pervez Musharraf, has returned home for the first time in more than four years in exile to take part in upcoming parliamentary elections
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-21914946
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/pakistan/9950994/Pervez-Musharraf-ends-self-imposed-exile-to-restore-peace-in-Pakistan.html
http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20130324-410973.html

2015: The United States will keep its current level of 9,800 troops in Afghanistan through the end of the year, rather than reducing that number to 5,500 as planned, the White House said
http://edition.cnn.com/2015/03/24/politics/obama-afghan-president-ghani-meeting/index.html

On 24 March in Southeast Asian history

ON 24 MARCH IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on March 24, 2019

1885: During the Sino-French War, Chinese victory in the Battle of Bang Bo on the Tonkin-Guangxi border
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Bang_Bo_(Zhennan_Pass)

1905: Birth of Pura Santillan-Castrence, Filipino writer, died on January 15, 2007
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pura_Santillan-Castrence

Pura Santillan-Castrence

1926: Death of Phan Chu Trinh, Vietnamese nationalist, born on September 9, 1872
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phan_Chu_Trinh

1934: Bao Dai, emperor of Vietnam, marries a Catholic South Vietnamese girl named Jeanette Nguyen-Huu-Hao, the later Empress Nam-Phuong
https://saigoneer.com/old-saigon/old-saigon-categories/10536-photos-vietnam’s-last-imperial-wedding
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nam_Phuong

1934: The Tydings McDuffie Act, otherwise known as the Philippine Independence Act, is approved by the US Congress, providing for the independence of the Philippines from the United States by 1946
http://www.chanrobles.com/tydingsmcduffieact.htm

1935: First day of self governance for the Philippines

1944: Maj. Gen. Orde Wingate, leader of the 77th Indian Brigade, also called the Chindits, dies in a transport plane crash. He was 41 years old
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/wingate-dies-in-burma
http://ww2live.com/en/content/major-general-charles-orde-wingate-dso-2-bars

Charles Wingate

1955: In Cambodia, Prince Sihanouk forms his own political movement Sangkum Reastr Niyum (Popular Socialist Coordination)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sangkum

1975: The North Vietnamese « Ho Chi Minh Campaign » begins. Despite the 1973 Paris Peace Accords cease fire, the fighting had continued between South Vietnamese forces and the North Vietnamese troops in South Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/north-vietnamese-launch-ho-chi-minh-campaign

1974: Birth of Tado, Filipino comedian and actor who died in a bus accident on February 7, 2014
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tado_(comedian)

1975: Birth of  Krisdayanti, Indonesian singer, actress and diva
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Krisdayanti

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j80HqZrw9kA

1986: In the Philippines, the February 7, presidential election giving Ferdinand Marcos as the winner is nullified in favor of Corazon Aquino
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philippine_presidential_election,_1986

1990: Birth of Aljur Abrenica, Filipino actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aljur_Abrenica

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6bnHPeXBecw

2004: Former Indonesia president Suharto tops of the most corrupted leaders by Transparency International
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/3567745.stm

 

On 24 March in Japan’s history

ON 24 MARCH IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on March 24, 2019

1563: Death of Hosokawa Harumoto, Japanese military leader, born in 1514
https://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Hosokawa_Harumoto

Hosokawa Harumoto

1603: Tokugawa Ieyasu is granted the title of shogun from Emperor Go-Yozei, and establishes the Tokugawa Shogunate in Edo, Japan
http://www.samurai-archives.com/ieyasu.html

1657: Birth of Arai Hakuseki, Japanese writer and politician who died on June 29, 1725
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Arai_Hakuseki

1860: Assassination of Japanese Chief Minister Li Naosuke

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sakuradamon_Incident_(1860)

http://www.jref.com/japan/history/biographies/ii_naosuke.shtml

1895: Japanese attack against Chinese Jiangsu province
http://sinojapanesewar.com/Taiwan.htm

1938: During the second sino-japanese war, the Taierzhuang battle begins. It will end on April 7 by a Chinese victory
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Taierzhuang
http://www.chinaww2.com/2014/09/12/taierzhuang/

1947 : Birth of Meiko Kaji, Japanese singer and actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meiko_Kaji

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fiHr43bBdu4

1985: Birth of Haruka Ayase, Japanese actress, gravure idol, singer and model
http://asianmediawiki.com/Haruka_Ayase
http://www.icelebz.com/celebs/haruka_ayase/

 

On 24 March in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 24 MARCH IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on March 24, 2019

1022: Coronation of Renzong, 4th emperor of the Song dynasty from 1022 to 1063
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Renzong_of_Song

1103: Birth of the Southern Song dynasty national hero general Yuefei, wrongly put to death on January 27, 1142
http://www.shenyun.com/learn/article/read/item/MzUnKWQT8Cg/the-great-general-yue-fei.html
http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/features.php?searchterm=028_yuefei.inc&issue=028
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/2824.html

1401: Mongol Timur (Tamerlan the Great) sacks Damascus
http://www.silk-road.com/artl/timur.shtml

1839: Chinese troops move to stop the European opium, seizing 20,000 chests of the drug from British merchants in Guangzhou. The « Opium War » eventually will broke out
https://books.google.fr/books?id=kxjumqz_qygC&pg=PA16&lpg=PA16&dq=Chinese+seizing+20,000+chests+of+the+drug+from+British+merchants&source=bl&ots=48jUjP8TrR&sig=ACfU3U2Y38oczQkkpdHi12E-_LhLKCUhQw&hl=fr&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwiOlOSalJrhAhVb8uAKHbb1CnwQ6AEwAnoECAgQAQ#v=onepage&q=Chinese%20seizing%2020%2C000%20chests%20of%20the%20drug%20from%20British%20merchants&f=false

1885: During the Sino-French War, Chinese victory in the Battle of Bang Bo on the Tonkin-Guangxi border
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Bang_Bo_(Zhennan_Pass)

1895: Japanese attack against Chinese Jiangsu province
http://sinojapanesewar.com/Taiwan.htm

1914: During the Simla Conference (India, Tibet and Republic of China), the British representative McMahon proposes the border delineation between India and Tibet which will be called the McMahon Line. Signed on 3 July by Tibet but never recognized by China
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McMahon_Line

1927: In the Nanjing Incident, foreign warships bombard Nanjing in defense of the foreign citizens within the city
http://challengerofminds.blogspot.fr/2008/10/nanjing-incident.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nanjing_Incident

1938: During the second sino-japanese war, the Taierzhuang battle begins. It will end on April 7 by a Chinese victory
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Taierzhuang
http://www.chinaww2.com/2014/09/12/taierzhuang/

1938-03-24 Battle of Taierzhuang starts

1983: Birth of  Kelvin Kwan, Hong Kong singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kelvin_Kwan

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B4OhmWXt2is

 

On 24 March in Asian history

ON 24 MARCH IN ASIAN HISTORY

To see another date, on Internet (Google…), type “On (day + month) in Asian history »

Updated on March 24, 2019

1022: Coronation of Renzong, 4th emperor of the Song dynasty from 1022 to 1063
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Renzong_of_Song

1103: Birth of the Southern Song dynasty national hero general Yuefei, wrongly put to death on January 27, 1142
http://www.shenyun.com/learn/article/read/item/MzUnKWQT8Cg/the-great-general-yue-fei.html
http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/features.php?searchterm=028_yuefei.inc&issue=028
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/2824.html

1401: Mongol Timur (Tamerlan the Great) sacks Damascus
http://www.silk-road.com/artl/timur.shtml

1563: Death of Hosokawa Harumoto, Japanese military leader, born in 1514
https://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Hosokawa_Harumoto

Hosokawa Harumoto

1603: Tokugawa Ieyasu is granted the title of shogun from Emperor Go-Yozei, and establishes the Tokugawa Shogunate in Edo, Japan
http://www.samurai-archives.com/ieyasu.html

1657: Birth of Arai Hakuseki, Japanese writer and politician who died on June 29, 1725
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Arai_Hakuseki

1775: Birth of Muthuswami Dikshitar, Indian poet and composer who died on October 21, 1835
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/muthuswami-dikshitar.html
http://www.thehindu.com/features/friday-review/music/legacy-from-dikshitar/article4507995.ece
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/24-march-1775-muthuswami-dikshitar-poet-and-composer-was-born

Muthuswami Dikshitar

1839: Chinese troops move to stop the European opium, seizing 20,000 chests of the drug from British merchants in Guangzhou. The « Opium War » eventually will broke out
https://books.google.fr/books?id=kxjumqz_qygC&pg=PA16&lpg=PA16&dq=Chinese+seizing+20,000+chests+of+the+drug+from+British+merchants&source=bl&ots=48jUjP8TrR&sig=ACfU3U2Y38oczQkkpdHi12E-_LhLKCUhQw&hl=fr&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwiOlOSalJrhAhVb8uAKHbb1CnwQ6AEwAnoECAgQAQ#v=onepage&q=Chinese%20seizing%2020%2C000%20chests%20of%20the%20drug%20from%20British%20merchants&f=false

1860: Assassination of Japanese Chief Minister Li Naosuke
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sakuradamon_Incident_(1860)
http://www.jref.com/japan/history/biographies/ii_naosuke.shtml

1885: During the Sino-French War, Chinese victory in the Battle of Bang Bo on the Tonkin-Guangxi border
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Bang_Bo_(Zhennan_Pass)

1895: Japanese attack against Chinese Jiangsu province
http://sinojapanesewar.com/Taiwan.htm

1905: Birth of Pura Santillan-Castrence, Filipino writer, who died on January 15, 2007
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pura_Santillan-Castrence

Pura Santillan-Castrence

1914: During the Simla Conference (India, Tibet and Republic of China), the British representative McMahon proposes the border delineation between India and Tibet which will be called the McMahon Line. Signed on 3 July by Tibet but never recognized by China
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McMahon_Line
http://chinamatters.blogspot.fr/2016/11/the-myth-of-mcmahon-line.html

1923: In India, the tax on salt is restored
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_British_salt_tax_in_India

1926: Death of Phan Chu Trinh, Vietnamese nationalist, born on September 9, 1872
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phan_Chu_Trinh

1927: In the Nanjing Incident, foreign warships bombard Nanjing, China, in defense of the foreign citizens within the city
http://challengerofminds.blogspot.fr/2008/10/nanjing-incident.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nanjing_Incident

1934: Bao Dai, emperor of Vietnam, marries a Catholic South Vietnamese girl named Jeanette Nguyen-Huu-Hao, the later Empress Nam-Phuong
https://saigoneer.com/old-saigon/old-saigon-categories/10536-photos-vietnam’s-last-imperial-wedding
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nam_Phuong

1934: The Tydings McDuffie Act, otherwise known as the Philippine Independence Act, is approved by the US Congress, providing for the independence of the Philippines from the United States by 1946
http://www.chanrobles.com/tydingsmcduffieact.htm

1935: First day of self governance for the Philippines

1938: During the second sino-japanese war, the Taierzhuang battle begins. It will end on April 7 by a Chinese victory
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Taierzhuang
http://www.chinaww2.com/2014/09/12/taierzhuang/

1938-03-24 Battle of Taierzhuang starts

1944: Birth of Han Myung-sook, South Korean Prime Minister since April 2006 to March 2007
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Han_Myeong_Sook

1944: Maj. Gen. Orde Wingate, leader of the 77th Indian Brigade, also called the Chindits, dies in a transport plane crash. He was 41 years old
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/wingate-dies-in-burma
http://ww2live.com/en/content/major-general-charles-orde-wingate-dso-2-bars

Charles Wingate

1946: The British Cabinet Mission, consisting of Lord Pethick-Lawrence, Sir Stafford Cripps and A. V. Alexander, arrives in India to discuss and plan for the transfer of power from the British Raj to Indian leadership

1947 : Birth of Meiko Kaji, Japanese singer and actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meiko_Kaji

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fiHr43bBdu4

1949: Birth of Ranil Wickremasinghe, Sri Lankan lawyer and politician, 13th Prime Minister of Sri Lanka
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ranil_Wickremesinghe

1952: Dudley Senanayake succeeds his father as Ceylon (Sri Lanka) Prime Minister up to octobre 1953
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dudley_Senanayake

1955: In Cambodia, Prince Sihanouk forms his own political movement Sangkum Reastr Niyum (Popular Socialist Coordination)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sangkum

1965: Birth of Gurmit Singh, Singaporean actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gurmit_Singh

1975: The North Vietnamese « Ho Chi Minh Campaign » begins. Despite the 1973 Paris Peace Accords cease fire, the fighting had continued between South Vietnamese forces and the North Vietnamese troops in South Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/north-vietnamese-launch-ho-chi-minh-campaign

1974: Birth of Tado, Filipino comedian and actor who died in a bus accident on February 7, 2014
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tado_(comedian)

1975: Birth of  Krisdayanti, Indonesian singer, actress and diva
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Krisdayanti

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j80HqZrw9kA

1977: After the resignation of Indira Gandhi, Morarji Desai is sworn in as Indian Prime Minister, up to July 1977
http://www.pmindia.gov.in/en/former_pm/shri-morarji-desai-2/

Desai

1979: Birth of Emraan Hashmi, Indian actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emraan_Hashmi

1982: In Bangladesh, General Ershad takes the power, deposes President Abdus Sattar  and proclaims the Martial Law
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Hossain_Mohammad_Ershad

1983: Birth of  Kelvin Kwan, Hong Kong singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kelvin_Kwan

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B4OhmWXt2is

1986: In the Philippines, the February 7, presidential election giving Ferdinand Marcos as the winner is nullified in favor of Corazon Aquino
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philippine_presidential_election,_1986

1990: Indian troops leave Sri Lanka where they arrived in 1987 as peace keeping force
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_Peace_Keeping_Force

1990: Birth of Aljur Abrenica, Filipino actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aljur_Abrenica

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6bnHPeXBecw

2004: Former Indonesia president Suharto tops of the most corrupted leaders by Transparency International
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/3567745.stm

2004: In South Korea, Park Geun Hye, daughter of former general-president Pak Chung Hee (1962-1979), is elected president of the Grand National Party

Park Geun-hye

2006: Han Myung-sok, minister of Environment since 2003, is the first woman to become South Korean Prime Minister
http://www.nytimes.com/2006/03/24/international/asia/24cnd-korea.html?_r=1&ex=1159416000&en=0eb109aa9873a940&ei=5070&oref=slogin
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Han-Myung-Sook,-a-Christian-woman-now-prime-minister-5965.html

2008: Bhutanese vote in an historic poll that will change the country in a constitutional monarchy
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7310832.stm

2012: Death of Jose Prakash, Indian actor and singer, born on April 14, 1925
http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/veteran-malayalam-actor-jose-prakash-passes-away/1/179272.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jose_Prakash

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6ZUSbWPx8w

2013: Pakistan’s former president Pervez Musharraf returns home for the first time in more than four years in exile to take part in upcoming parliamentary elections
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-21914946
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/pakistan/9950994/Pervez-Musharraf-ends-self-imposed-exile-to-restore-peace-in-Pakistan.html
http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20130324-410973.html

2015: The United States will keep its current level of 9,800 troops in Afghanistan through the end of the year, rather than reducing that number to 5,500 as planned, the White House said
http://edition.cnn.com/2015/03/24/politics/obama-afghan-president-ghani-meeting/index.html