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On 30 April in Asian history

ON 30 APRIL IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on April 30, 2019

125: Death of emperor An of Han of the Chinese Han Dynasty, born in 94
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_An_of_Han

1030: Death of Mahmud of Ghazni, Indian ruler of the Ghaznavid Dynasty, born on October 2, 971
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/afghanista1/p/Bio-Mahmud-of-Ghazni.htm

1063: Death of Renzong, 4th emperor of the Song dynasty (1022-1063), born on 30 May 1010
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Renzong_of_Song

1550: King Tabinshwehti of Burma is decapited by one of his chamberlains
http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tabinshwehti

1637: Death of Niwa Nagashige, Japanese daimyo, born May 11, 1571
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Niwa_Nagashige

1839: Birth of Japanese painter Yoshitoshi
http://www.artelino.com/articles/yoshitoshi.asp
http://www.google.fr/search?q=yoshitoshi&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&prmd=ivns&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=xyW7Ta_oO9Or8QPK5dnDBQ&ved=0CDEQsAQ&biw=1093&bih=538

1865 : Birth of Patrocinio Gamboa, more popularly known as Tia Patron, Philippine Revolution heroine who died on November 24, 1953
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1101/today-in-philippine-history-april-30-1865-patrocinio-gamboa-more-popularly-known-as-tia-patron-was-born-in-jaro-Iloilo
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patrocinio_Gamboa
http://www.oocities.org/sinupan/gamboapat.htm

1870: Birth of Dadasaheb Phalke, Indian director, producer, and screenwriter who died on February 16, 1944
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dadasaheb_Phalke
http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-3406801348.html
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DeTnbEnjh64

 

1888: Kuroda Kiyotaka becomes 2nd Prime Minister of Meiji era, up to 0ctober 1889
http://www.ndl.go.jp/portrait/e/datas/71.html

1910: Birth of Srirangam Srinivasarao, Telugu poet and lyricist who died on June 15, 1983
http://www.poemhunter.com/srirangam-srinivasarao/biography/

1910: Birth of Levi Celerio, Filipino composer and lyricist who died on April 2, 2002
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Levi_Celerio

1919: Paris Peace Conference decides to transfer German interests in Shandong to Japan
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shandong_Problem
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4452.html

1926: Birth of Shrinivas Khale, Indian composer/music director from Maharashtra, India, who died on September 2, 2011
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shrinivas_Khale

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lp4ySZEDrdE

1937: The Philippines holds a plebiscite for Filipino women on whether they should be extended the right to suffrage; over 90% would vote in the affirmative
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philippine_women_suffrage_plebiscite,_1937

1944: Beginning of the two months siege of Kohima (Burma) by the Japanese
https://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/world-war-two/the-pacific-war-1941-to-1945/the-battle-of-kohima-1944/

1944 : Birth of Sonal Mansingh, Indian classical dancer
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/sonal-mansingh-5501.php
http://www.culturalindia.net/indian-dance/dancers/sonal-mansingh.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k-USwE5ISNs

1946 : The Philippine Rehabilitation Act of 1946, approved by the US Congress is signed by the president
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1432/today-in-philippine-history-april-30-1946-the-philippine-rehabilitation-act-of-1946-was-approved
https://prezi.com/0l1ycn6mo6ue/war-damage-act/

1947: In Japan, victory of the conservatives in the local elections

1950: In Japan, General Ridgway authorizes the revision of general MacArthur ordnances

1963: In Laos, Prince Souvana Phouma breaks negotiations with Pathet Lao

1970: President Nixon announces invasion of Cambodia
http://chnm.gmu.edu/hardhats/cambodia.html

1975: Fall of Saigon. South Vietnamese president Duong Van Minh surrenders to the North Vietnamese forces


http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/0430.html#article
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/april/30/newsid_2498000/2498441.stm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/716609.stm
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/south-vietnam-surrenders
 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IdR2Iktffaw

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DoaeB-NCMXU

1979: Deng Xiaoping proposes the creation of special economic zones
http://chineseculture.about.com/od/businesseconomy/a/Chinas-Special-Economic-Zones-Sez.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4599.html

1982: The Bijon Setu massacre of monks occurs in Calcutta
http://sarkarverse.org/wiki/Bijon_Setu_massacre
https://canvaspix.wordpress.com/2011/05/24/bijonsetu1982/

1989: Death of Bangja (Euimin), crown princess of Korea, born on 4 November 1901
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Masako_Nashimoto

1989: Birth of Jang Wooyoung, South Korean singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jang_Wooyoung

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pLZ_Y-4XU8k

1995: Death of General Maung Maung Kha, Myanmar Prime Minister (1977-1988), born on 7 June 1920
https://www.revolvy.com/page/Maung-Maung-Kha
http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9C0DEFD7103CF930A35754C0A962958260&sec=&spon=

1999: Cambodia is the 10th and last country to join the Association of South-East Asian Nation (ASEAN)

2002: In Pakistan, a referendum overwhelmingly (97 % of votes) approves the presidency of General Pervez Musharraf  for another five years

2004: In Indonesia, Abu Bakar Bashir, suspected to be the spiritual leader of Jemaah Islamiyah is arrested the day of his release. Some fights between police and his followers
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abu_Bakar_Bashir
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jemaah_Islamiyah

2006: Death of Pramoedya Ananta Toer, Indonesian novelist, born on February 20, 1925
http://www.nytimes.com/2006/05/01/books/01prem.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pramoedya_Ananta_Toer

2011: Cambodia asks the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to clarify its 1962 ruling over the Hindu temple of Preah Vihear as its military clashes with Thailand continued after a truce
http://www.pressreader.com/thailand/the-nation/20110430/282333971470591

2011: Communist Laos holds a general election for a new parliament, a body that has gained more power in this one-party state in recent years


2012: Hong Kong said it would delay the introduction of mandatory « national education » classes, which have been criticised as a bid to brainwash children with Chinese patriotism.


2012: Death of Achala Sachdev, Indian actress, born on May 3, 1920
http://www.indianexpress.com/news/achala-sachdev-original-zohra-jabeen-is-dead/943698/

2013: Death of Roberto Chabet, Filipino painter and sculptor, born on March 29, 1937
http://www.philstar.com/arts-and-culture/2013/05/06/938632/collective-memory-roberto-chabet
https://ph.news.yahoo.com/roberto-chabet–father-of-ph-concecptual-art–passes-away–144628671.html

2014: Brunei sultan launches new penal code that will eventually include stoning, amputation and flogging as punishments
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/apr/30/sultan-brunei-sharia-penal-code-flogging-death-stoning
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2014/04/brunei-adopts-phase-one-islamic-law-201443051454609650.html

2014: At least 50 people  injured when an explosion rocked a train station in Urumqi, the capital of China’s restive Xinjiang province, on the final day of a presidential visit designed to promote Beijing’s war on terrorism
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10799050/Explosion-in-China-railway-during-presidential-visit-leaves-dozens-injured.html

2015 : A Pakistani court jails 10 men for life for their involvement in the 2012 shooting of teenage activist Malala Yousafzai, who was targeted for her campaign against the Taliban denying girls education
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2015/04/ten-men-jailed-pakistan-malala-attack-150430101505917.html
http://www.euronews.com/2015/04/30/malala-yousafzai-s-attackers-jailed-for-25-years/

 

Holidays and observances

Vietnam: Liberation Day

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 30 April in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 30 APRIL IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on April 30, 2019

1919: Paris Peace Conference decides to transfer German interests in Shandong to Japan
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shandong_Problem
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4452.html

1944: Beginning of the two months siege of Kohima (Burma) by the Japanese
https://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/world-war-two/the-pacific-war-1941-to-1945/the-battle-of-kohima-1944/

1963: In Laos, Prince Souvana Phouma breaks negotiations with Pathet Lao

1970: President Nixon announces invasion of Cambodia
http://chnm.gmu.edu/hardhats/cambodia.html

1975: Fall of Saigon. South Vietnamese president Duong Van Minh surrenders to the North Vietnamese forces

http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/0430.html#article
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/april/30/newsid_2498000/2498441.stm
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/south-vietnam-surrenders 


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IdR2Iktffaw

2011: Cambodia asks the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to clarify its 1962 ruling over the Hindu temple of Preah Vihear as its military clashes with Thailand continued after a truce
http://www.pressreader.com/thailand/the-nation/20110430/282333971470591


Holidays and observances

Vietnam: Liberation Day

On 30 April in South Asian history

ON 30 APRIL IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on April 30, 2019

1030: Death of Mahmud of Ghazni, Indian ruler of the Ghaznavid Dynasty, born on October 2, 971
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/afghanista1/p/Bio-Mahmud-of-Ghazni.htm

1870: Birth of Dadasaheb Phalke, Indian director, producer, and screenwriter who died on February 16, 1944
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dadasaheb_Phalke
http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-3406801348.html
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DeTnbEnjh64

 

1910: Birth of Srirangam Srinivasarao, Telugu poet and lyricist who died on June 15, 1983
http://www.poemhunter.com/srirangam-srinivasarao/biography/

 

1926: Birth of Shrinivas Khale, Indian composer/music director from Maharashtra, India, who died on September 2, 2011
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shrinivas_Khale

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lp4ySZEDrdE

1982: The Bijon Setu massacre of monks occurs in Calcutta
http://sarkarverse.org/wiki/Bijon_Setu_massacre
https://canvaspix.wordpress.com/2011/05/24/bijonsetu1982/

2012: Death of Achala Sachdev, Indian actress, born on May 3, 1920
http://www.indianexpress.com/news/achala-sachdev-original-zohra-jabeen-is-dead/943698/

2015 : A Pakistani court jails 10 men for life for their involvement in the 2012 shooting of teenage activist Malala Yousafzai, who was targeted for her campaign against the Taliban denying girls education
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2015/04/ten-men-jailed-pakistan-malala-attack-150430101505917.html
http://www.euronews.com/2015/04/30/malala-yousafzai-s-attackers-jailed-for-25-years/

On 30 April in Southeast Asian history

ON 30 APRIL IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on April 30, 2019

1550: King Tabinshwehti of Burma is decapited by one of his chamberlains
http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tabinshwehti

1910: Birth of Levi Celerio, Filipino composer and lyricist who died on April 2, 2002
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Levi_Celerio

1937: The Philippines holds a plebiscite for Filipino women on whether they should be extended the right to suffrage; over 90% would vote in the affirmative
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philippine_women_suffrage_plebiscite,_1937

1944: Beginning of the two months siege of Kohima (Burma) by the Japanese
https://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/world-war-two/the-pacific-war-1941-to-1945/the-battle-of-kohima-1944/

1963: In Laos, Prince Souvana Phouma breaks negotiations with Pathet Lao

1970: President Nixon announces invasion of Cambodia
http://chnm.gmu.edu/hardhats/cambodia.html

1975: Fall of Saigon. South Vietnamese president Duong Van Minh surrenders to the North Vietnamese forces


http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/0430.html#article
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/april/30/newsid_2498000/2498441.stm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/716609.stm
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/south-vietnam-surrenders



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IdR2Iktffaw

1995: Death of General Maung Maung Kha, Myanmar Prime Minister (1977-1988), born on 7 June 1920
https://www.revolvy.com/page/Maung-Maung-Kha
http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9C0DEFD7103CF930A35754C0A962958260&sec=&spon=

1999: Cambodia is the 10th and last country to join the Association of South-East Asian Nation (ASEAN)

2004: In Indonesia, Abu Bakar Bashir, suspected to be the spiritual leader of Jemaah Islamiyah is arrested the day of his release. Some fights between police and his followers
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abu_Bakar_Bashir
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jemaah_Islamiyah

2006: Death of Pramoedya Ananta Toer, Indonesian novelist, born on February 20, 1925
http://www.nytimes.com/2006/05/01/books/01prem.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pramoedya_Ananta_Toer

2011: Cambodia asks the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to clarify its 1962 ruling over the Hindu temple of Preah Vihear as its military clashes with Thailand continued after a truce
http://www.pressreader.com/thailand/the-nation/20110430/282333971470591

2011: Communist Laos holds a general election for a new parliament, a body that has gained more power in this one-party state in recent years

2013: Death of Roberto Chabet, Filipino painter and sculptor, born on March 29, 1937
http://www.philstar.com/arts-and-culture/2013/05/06/938632/collective-memory-roberto-chabet
https://ph.news.yahoo.com/roberto-chabet–father-of-ph-concecptual-art–passes-away–144628671.html

2014: Brunei sultan launches new penal code that will eventually include stoning, amputation and flogging as punishments
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/apr/30/sultan-brunei-sharia-penal-code-flogging-death-stoning
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2014/04/brunei-adopts-phase-one-islamic-law-201443051454609650.html

2015 : Vietnam marks 40 years since end of war with the fall of Saigon, the capital of South Vietnam
http://english.vietnamnet.vn/fms/society/129448/in-pictures–grand-parade-marks-40-years-of-reunification.html

 

On 30 April in Japan’s history

ON 30 APRIL IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on April 30, 2019

1637: Death of Niwa Nagashige, Japanese daimyo, born May 11, 1571
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Niwa_Nagashige

1839: Birth of Japanese painter Yoshitoshi
http://www.artelino.com/articles/yoshitoshi.asp
http://www.google.fr/search?q=yoshitoshi&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&prmd=ivns&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=xyW7Ta_oO9Or8QPK5dnDBQ&ved=0CDEQsAQ&biw=1093&bih=538

1888: Kuroda Kiyotaka becomes 2nd Prime Minister of Meiji era, up to 0ctober 1889
http://www.ndl.go.jp/portrait/e/datas/71.html

1919: Paris Peace Conference decides to transfer German interests in Shandong to Japan
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shandong_Problem
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4452.html

1944: Beginning of the two months siege of Kohima (Burma) by the Japanese

https://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/world-war-two/the-pacific-war-1941-to-1945/the-battle-of-kohima-1944/

1947: In Japan, victory of the conservatives in the local elections

1950: In Japan, General Ridgway authorizes the revision of general MacArthur ordnances

 

On 30 April in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 30 APRIL IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on April 30, 2019

125: Death of emperor An of Han of the Chinese Han Dynasty, born in 94
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_An_of_Han

1063: Death of Renzong, 4th emperor of the Song dynasty (1022-1063), born on 30 May 1010
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Renzong_of_Song

1919: Paris Peace Conference decides to transfer German interests in Shandong to Japan
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shandong_Problem
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4452.html

1979: Deng Xiaoping proposes the creation of special economic zones
http://chineseculture.about.com/od/businesseconomy/a/Chinas-Special-Economic-Zones-Sez.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4599.html

2012: Hong Kong said it would delay the introduction of mandatory « national education » classes, which have been criticised as a bid to brainwash children with Chinese patriotism.

2014: At least 50 people were injured when an explosion rocked a train station in Urumqi, the capital of China’s restive Xinjiang province, on the final day of a presidential visit designed to promote Beijing’s war on terrorism
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10799050/Explosion-in-China-railway-during-presidential-visit-leaves-dozens-injured.html

On 29 April in Asian history

1954-04-29 Panchsheel Agreement

ON 29 APRIL IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on April 29, 2019

643: Hou Junji, Chinese general and chancellor during the Tang Dynasty, is executed
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hou_Junji

1661: In the name of Chinese Ming dynasty, rebel anti-Qing general Koxinga starts to occupy Taiwan
http://www.badassoftheweek.com/index.cgi?id=402341815414
http://www.economist.com/blogs/analects/2012/07/how-remember-koxinga

1803: Birth of James Brooke, first White Rajah of Sarawak (1941-1868) who died on June 11, 1868
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Brooke

1848: Birth of Ravi Varma, Indian painter who died on 2 October 1906
https://www.culturalindia.net/indian-art/painters/raja-ravi-varma.html
http://www.google.fr/search?q=Ravi+Varma&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&prmd=ivns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=dsi5Ta3oH8mp8APX54xY&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&ved=0CBoQ_AUoAQ&biw=1093&bih=538

1901: Birth of Japanese emperor Hirohito, who died on on January 7, 1989
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/hirohito_emperor.shtml

1902: US Congress extends the Chinese Exclusion Act (of 1882) prohibiting immigration of Chinese laborers from territories to the mainland, a rule clearly aimed at Chinese in the Philippines

1902-04-29 Prolongation Chinese exclusion Act

1936: Birth of Zubin Mehta, Indian-born conductor
http://www.zubinmehta.net/
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/29-april-1936-zubin-mehta-indian-conductor-of-western-classical-music-was-born

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

1938: Birth of Daim Zainuddin, Malaysian economist and politician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daim_Zainuddin

1942: Japanese troops march into Lashio (Burma), cutting off Burma Road
http://www.worldwar2history.info/Burma/Road.html

1946: Former prime minister of Japan Hideki Tojo and 28 former leaders are indicted for war crimes
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Military_Tribunal_for_the_Far_East
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/international-military-tribunal-indicts-hideki

1951: A Tibetan delegation to the Chinese government is presented with a treaty draft regarding the Chinese occupation of Tibet which will be singned on May 23
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seventeen_Point_Agreement_for_the_Peaceful_Liberation_of_Tibet

1951: In Japan, victory of the conservatives in local elections

1954: China and India agree on the Panchsheel Agreement known as the Five Principles of Peaceful Coexistence
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F978-94-017-6555-8_3
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4332.html

1954-04-29 Panchsheel Agreement

1965: Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) successfully launches seventh rocket in their Rehber series

1965: Australian Prime Minister Menzies announces that, at the request of USA and South Vietnam, he is sending an 800-man battalion to fight in South Vietnam
http://alphahistory.com/vietnamwar/australian-involvement-in-vietnam/
https://www.awm.gov.au/journal/j32/rabel.asp

1968: Lin Zhao, a female poet, born on 16 December 1932, communist militant who became a dissident in 1957 et in jail since 1960 is secretly executed by firing squad
http://www.executedtoday.com/2010/04/29/1968-lin-zhao-martyr-poet/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lin_Zhao
http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/books/article/2143321/story-martyr-maos-china-executed-and-her-family-billed

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NQIGjzj1-vc

1970: 50,000 US and South Vietnamese troops invade Cambodia, where Prince Sihanouk have been ousted on March 18, to hunt Vietcong
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-south-vietnamese-forces-launch-cambodian-incursion

1974: Birth of Anggun, Indonesian singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anggun
http://www.facebook.com/anggun.official

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gU-6eOuYEwQ

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Avq5CaDpwK4&feature=related

1975: By the Operation Frequent Wind, the last US citizens begin evacuation from Saigon prior to an expected North Vietnamese takeover


http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/ops/frequent_wind.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Frequent_Wind
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/operation-frequent-wind-begins

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J87rgk33X84&feature=relmfu

1975: Vietnam War: The North Vietnamese Army completes its capture of all parts of South Vietnamese-held Spratly (Trường Sa) Islands

1975: Charles McMahon and Darwin Judge are the last two United States servicemen killed in Vietnam during the Vietnam War
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_McMahon_and_Darwin_Judge
http://www.wbur.org/2015/04/29/kennedy-vietnam-war-final-marines

1978: In Afghanistan, the communist rebels claim victory
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/april/29/newsid_2970000/2970317.stm

1978: Death of Yasuda Yukihiko, Japanese painter, born on February 16, 1884
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yukihiko_Yasuda
http://www.google.fr/search?q=Yasuda+Yukihiko&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&tbm=isch&prmd=ivnso&source=lnms&ei=l9G5TaqgMoTo4wbf_pnmDw&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&ved=0CCgQ_AUoAQ&biw=1093&bih=538

 1982: China has one billion inhabitants

1988: Birth of Younha, Korean pop singer and actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Younha

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vDm3W5ozED4

1989: The National Assembly of the People’s Republic of Kampuchea amends the constitution, replacing the name of the country as State of Cambodia and declares it « neutral, pacifist and nonaligned » Buddhism is proclaimed state religion

1991: In Bangladesh, a cyclone with winds of around 155 mph kills at least 138,000 people and leaves as many as 10 million homeless
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1991_Bangladesh_cyclone

2000: Death of Pham Van Dong, former Vietnamese Prime Minister, born on 1st March 1906
https://apnews.com/cc880327cadde9b1e281445eb8191b8a
https://www.nytimes.com/2000/05/02/world/pham-van-dong-voice-of-vietnam-s-revolt-dies-at-94.html

2002: Death of Lor Tok, Thai comedian and actor, born on April 1, 1914
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lor_Tok

2005: Historic meeting between Hu Jintao, the General secretary o the Communist Party of China, and Lien Chan, the chairman of the Kuomintang (Taiwan), first meeting between the leader of the two parties since 1949
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2005_Pan-Blue_visits_to_mainland_China
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Handshake-between-Lien-Chan-and-Hu-Jintao-3174.html
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/english/doc/2005-04/29/content_438675.htm

 

2005-04-29 Lian-Hu

2007: Japanese Supreme Court rejects the request of forced Chinese workers during the Japanese occupation, arguing that by 1972 Sino-Japanese treaty, individuals are denied to look for compensation from Japan

2009: The foreign ministers of France and Britain urge the Sri Lankan government to call a truce in the war with Tamil Tiger separatists to allow tens of thousands of civilians to escape
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2009/04/200942944447881718.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8023925.stm

2012: Aung San Suu Kyi, the leader of Myanmar’s opposition National League for Democracy (NLD), says that a dispute over the wording of the country’s parliamentary oath of office has been resolved.
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/04/201243035921368994.html

2013: The Afghan president has admitted his office received secret payments from the US, but says the amounts were small and used legitimately
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-22343030

 

Holidays and observances

Shiwa Day, traditionally the start of the Golden Week holiday period. Japan

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 29 April in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 29 APRIL IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on April 29, 2019

1661: In the name of Chinese Ming dynasty, rebel anti-Qing general Koxinga starts to occupy Taiwan
http://www.badassoftheweek.com/index.cgi?id=402341815414
http://www.economist.com/blogs/analects/2012/07/how-remember-koxinga

1942: Japanese troops march into Lashio (Burma), cutting off Burma Road
http://www.worldwar2history.info/Burma/Road.html

1951: A Tibetan delegation to the Chinese government is presented with a treaty draft regarding the Chinese occupation of Tibet which will be singned on May 23
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seventeen_Point_Agreement_for_the_Peaceful_Liberation_of_Tibet

1954: China and India agree on the Panchsheel Agreement known as the Five Principles of Peaceful Coexistence
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F978-94-017-6555-8_3
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4332.html

1954-04-29 Panchsheel Agreement

1965: Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) successfully launches seventh rocket in their Rehber series

1965: Australian Prime Minister Menzies announces that, at the request of USA and South Vietnam, he is sending an 800-man battalion to fight in South Vietnam


http://alphahistory.com/vietnamwar/australian-involvement-in-vietnam/
https://www.awm.gov.au/journal/j32/rabel.asp

1970: 50,000 US and South Vietnamese troops invade Cambodia, where Prince Sihanouk have been ousted on March 18, to hunt Vietcong
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-south-vietnamese-forces-launch-cambodian-incursion

1975: By the Operation Frequent Wind, the last US citizens begin evacuation from Saigon prior to an expected North Vietnamese takeover

http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/ops/frequent_wind.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Frequent_Wind
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/operation-frequent-wind-begins

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J87rgk33X84&feature=relmfu

1975: Vietnam War: The North Vietnamese Army completes its capture of all parts of South Vietnamese-held Spratly (Trường Sa) Islands.

1978: In Afghanistan, the communist rebels claim victory
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/april/29/newsid_2970000/2970317.stm

2005: Historic meeting between Hu Jintao, the General secretary o the Communist Party of China, and Lien Chan, the chairman of the Kuomintang (Taiwan), first meeting between the leader of the two parties since 1949
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2005_Pan-Blue_visits_to_mainland_China

2005-04-29 Lian-Hu

2007: Japanese Supreme Court rejects the request of forced Chinese workers during the Japanese occupation, arguing that by 1972 Sino-Japanese treaty, individuals are denied to look for compensation from Japan

2009: The foreign ministers of France and Britain urge the Sri Lankan government to call a truce in the war with Tamil Tiger separatists to allow tens of thousands of civilians to escape
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2009/04/200942944447881718.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8023925.stm

On 29 April in South Asian history

1954-04-29 Panchsheel Agreement

ON 29 APRIL IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on April 29, 2019

1848: Birth of Ravi Varma, Indian painter who died on 2 October 1906
https://www.culturalindia.net/indian-art/painters/raja-ravi-varma.html
http://www.google.fr/search?q=Ravi+Varma&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&prmd=ivns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=dsi5Ta3oH8mp8APX54xY&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&ved=0CBoQ_AUoAQ&biw=1093&bih=538

1936: Birth of Zubin Mehta, Indian-born conductor
http://www.zubinmehta.net/

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

1951: A Tibetan delegation to the Chinese government is presented with a treaty draft regarding the Chinese occupation of Tibet which will be singned on May 23
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seventeen_Point_Agreement_for_the_Peaceful_Liberation_of_Tibet

1954: China and India agree on the Panchsheel Agreement known as the Five Principles of Peaceful Coexistence
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F978-94-017-6555-8_3
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4332.html

1954-04-29 Panchsheel Agreement

1965: Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) successfully launches seventh rocket in their Rehber series

1978: In Afghanistan, the communist rebels claim victory
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/april/29/newsid_2970000/2970317.stm

1991: In Bangladesh, a cyclone with winds of around 155mph kills at least 138,000 people and leaves as many as 10 million homeless
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1991_Bangladesh_cyclone

2009: The foreign ministers of France and Britain urge the Sri Lankan government to call a truce in the war with Tamil Tiger separatists to allow tens of thousands of civilians to escape
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2009/04/200942944447881718.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8023925.stm

2013: The Afghan president has admitted his office received secret payments from the US, but says the amounts were small and used legitimately
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-22343030

On 29 April in Japan’s history

ON 29 APRIL IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on April 29, 2019

1901: Birth of Japanese emperor Hirohito, who died on on January 7, 1989
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/hirohito_emperor.shtml

1942: Japanese troops march into Lashio (Burma), cutting off Burma Road
http://www.worldwar2history.info/Burma/Road.html

1946: Former prime minister of Japan Hideki Tojo and 28 former leaders are indicted for war crimes
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Military_Tribunal_for_the_Far_East
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/international-military-tribunal-indicts-hideki

1951: In Japan, victory of the conservatives in local élections

1961: Birth of Fumihiko Tachiki, Japanese seiyu
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0846192/
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=1465

1978: Death of Yasuda Yukihiko, Japanese painter, born on February 16, 1884
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yukihiko_Yasuda
http://www.google.fr/search?q=Yasuda+Yukihiko&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&tbm=isch&prmd=ivnso&source=lnms&ei=l9G5TaqgMoTo4wbf_pnmDw&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&ved=0CCgQ_AUoAQ&biw=1093&bih=538

 1983: Birth of Yuriko Shiratori, Japanese gravure idol and actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yuriko_Shirator

2007: Japanese Supreme Court rejects the request of forced Chinese workers during the Japanese occupation, arguing that by 1972 Sino-Japanese treaty, individuals are denied to look for compensation from Japan

 

Holidays and observances

Shiwa Day, traditionally the start of the Golden Week holiday period