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On 23 April in Asian history

ON 23 APRIL IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on April 23, 2019

1200: Death of Chinese thinker and writer Zhu Xi, born on October 18, 1130
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Zhu_Xi
http://www.iep.utm.edu/zhu-xi/

1794: Birth of Wei Yuan, Chinese scholar, who died on 26 August 1854
http://sites.asiasociety.org/chinawealthpower/chapters/wei-yuan/

1857: In India, objection by sepoys to cartridges coated with animal grease. This offended both Hindus and Muslims, starting the Sepoy Rebellion on May 10


http://history1800s.about.com/od/thebritishempire/ss/The-Sepoy-Mutiny.htm
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/victorians/indian_rebellion_01.shtml

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2yXKbd5IDzU

1858: Samurai Li Naosuke is named tairo in Japan. He will be assassinated on March 3, 1860
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ii_Naosuke

1875: Birth of Uemura Shoen, important woman artist in Meiji, Taisho and early Showa period Japanese painting who died on August 27, 1947

Uemura Shoen
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uemura_Sh%C5%8Den
https://www.google.fr/search?q=Uemura+Shoen&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&prmd=imvns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=PP6TT_qnLMii0QWY-_3aAQ&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&ved=0CCUQ_AUoAQ&biw=630&bih=404&sei=Rf6TT4vCAtKz0QXouc3jAQ#q=Uemura+Shoen&hl=fr&sa=X&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&tbm=isch&prmd=imvns&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.r_cp.r_qf.,cf.osb&fp=aa5c9127408965cd&biw=1249&bih=569
http://www.artelino.com/articles/shoen_uemura.asp

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cOX_ySjQe4g

1927 : Birth of Annapurna Devi, Hindustani classical musician
http://www.kamat.com/database/articles/annapurna_devi.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Annapurna_Devi

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tdm6eyqUEdc

1930: In British Indian, Qissa Khwani bazaar massacre
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qissa_Khwani_bazaar_massacre

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0EfBIYlzLDo

1934: Birth of George Canseco, Filipino music composer who, died on November 19, 2004
http://www.statemaster.com/encyclopedia/George-Canseco
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1662/today-in-philippine-history-april-23-1934-george-canseco-was-born-in-naic-cavite

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c00ecAO-5qU

1938: Bitrh of S. Janaki, Indian singer
http://music.indobase.com/composers-playback-singers/s-janaki.html

 

1946: Sisavang Vang becomes again king of Laos into the French Commonwealth


Sisavang Vong

1946: Manuel Roxas leading the newly formed Liberal Party, wins the election and will become President of Republic of the Philippines on July 4
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1087/today-in-philippine-history-april-23-1946-manuel-roxas-was-elected-president

1949: Cochin-China assembly votes for unification with Annam and Tonkin as part of the State of Vietnam within the French Union

1949: During the Chinese Civil War, establishment of the People’s Liberation Army Navy
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4286.html

1949: In China, Nanjing is taken by Chinese communists
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/adst/communist-takeover-of-nan_b_7895902.html

1950: Chinese Nationalist forces evacuates Hainan Island
https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1300&dat=19500425&id=NN5YAAAAIBAJ&sjid=h7oDAAAAIBAJ&pg=6834,5769964&hl=fr
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Landing_Operation_on_Hainan_Island

1953: In South Vietnam, the United Front of Hoa-Hao and Binh-Xuyen refuse to submit to Catholic President Ngo Dinh Diem causing fighting in Saigon Cholon

1957: Birth of Kenji Kawai, Japanese composer
http://www.kenjikawai.com/index_e.html

1960: Death of Toyohiko Kagawa, Japanese Christian-social reformer and writer, born on July 10, 1888
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toyohiko_Kagawa
http://www.bu.edu/missiology/missionary-biography/i-k/kagawa-toyohiko-1888-1960/

1967: Birth of Kim Hee-ae, South Korean actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kim_Hee-ae
http://www.hancinema.net/korean_Kim_Hee-ae.php

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QQC5w6h-xrE

1968: Students protestors at Columbia University in New York take over administration buildings and shut down the university
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Columbia_University_protests_of_1968

1970: Birth of Sadao Abe, Japanese actor
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0008369/
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Abe_Sadao

1971: During the Bangladesh Liberation War, the Pakistan Army and Razakars (volunteers) massacred approximately 3,000 Hindu emigrants in the Jathibhanga area of East Pakistan (now Bangladesh)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jathibhanga_massacre
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Razakars_(Pakistan)
http://eastbengaleye.blogspot.fr/2012/01/hindu-genocide-at-jathibhanga.html#!/2012/01/hindu-genocide-at-jathibhanga.html

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

1975: At a speech at Tulane University, President Gerald Ford says the Vietnam War is finished as far as America is concerned
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/ford-says-that-war-is-finished-for-america

1982 : Important offensive of the Afghan resistance in Khost (Paktia province) up to April 28

1989: Death of Hu Die, Chinese actress, born in 1907
http://www.festivalducinemachinoisdeparis.com/spip.php?article101
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4003.html

Hu Die

1990: Birth of Dev Patel, British-Indian actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dev_Patel
http://www.comingsoon.net/news/movienews.php?id=50375

1992: Than Shwe president of the State Peace and Development Council, replacing Saw Maung
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Than_Shwe

1992: Death of Satyajit Ray, Indian filmmaker, born on 2 May 1921
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Satyajit_Ray
http://www.satyajitray.org/
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/23-april-1992-satyajit-ray-legendary-indian-filmmaker-died

1992: McDonald’s opens its 1st fast-food restaurant in China

1992: Death of Tanka Prasad Acharya former Nepalese Prime Minister, born on 1912
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tanka_Prasad_Acharya

1993: Lalith Athulathmudoli, Sri Lankan minister, and leader of the Democratic United Liberation Front, is murdered by LTTE
http://www.sangam.org/FB_PROPAGANDA/Lalith.htm

2001: President Bush’s administration announces the greatest sail of weapons to Taiwan, including 8 submarines, 4 Kidd destroyers and 12 antisubmarine Orion class planes

2003: In Beijing, first talks between USA and North Korea since the second nuclear crisis

2003: In Indonesia, opening of Abu Bakar Baashir trial for treason. He is accused to be the leader of Al Qaida-linked Jamaah Islamiyah responsible for Bali attack which caused 202 victims

2004: On Sri Lanka, by 110 votes against 109, the coalition of president Kumaratunga loses the function of speaker of the National Assembly for W.J.M. Lokubandara of principal opposition party, UNP

2010: North Korea has said that it has seized five South Korean-owned buildings in a jointly-operated mountain resort amid rising tensions between the two neighbours, criticizing Seoul for suggestions that the North was involved in the sinking of a South Korean warship last month

2011: Thailand strongly rejects accusations it used chemical weapons against Cambodian troops in fighting that killed 10 soldiers and forced thousands of civilians from their homes

2011: An estimated 2,000 people marched in Hong Kong to demand to release of detained Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei

2012: Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s pro-democracy leader, and newly elected MPs from her National League for Democracy (NLD) party have refused to attend the opening session of parliament over a dispute regarding the wording of the parliamentary oath
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/04/201242341831595332.html

2012: The European Union formally agrees to suspend sanctions against Burma for a year in recognition of « historic changes ». An embargo on arms sales, however, will stay in place
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-17813656

2013: Myanmar pardons dozens of political prisoners, a day after the European Union agreed to end almost all sanctions against the Southeast Asian state
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-22265293

2013: Death of Shamshad Begum, Indian singer, born on April 14, 1919
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-22275484
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/28/movies/shamshad-begum-indian-film-singer-dies-at-94.html?_r=0

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TobLOj8xnAQ

2013: North Korea renews its demand for recognition as a nuclear power, saying it was a pre-requisite for the start of any dialogue with the United States
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/northkorea/10011861/North-Korea-demands-it-is-recognised-as-nuclear-weapons-state.html

2014: US President Barack Obama assures Japan that islands at the centre of its territorial dispute with China are covered by a bilateral defence treaty
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-27116863

 

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 23 April in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 23 APRIL IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on April 23, 2019

1857: In India, objection by sepoys to cartridges coated with animal grease. This offended both Hindus and Muslims, starting the Sepoy Rebellion

http://history1800s.about.com/od/thebritishempire/ss/The-Sepoy-Mutiny.htm
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/victorians/indian_rebellion_01.shtml

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2yXKbd5IDzU

1930: In British Indian, Qissa Khwani bazaar massacre
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qissa_Khwani_bazaar_massacre

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0EfBIYlzLDo

1949: In China, Nanjing is taken by Chinese communists
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/adst/communist-takeover-of-nan_b_7895902.html

1950: Chinese Nationalist forces evacuates Hainan Island
https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1300&dat=19500425&id=NN5YAAAAIBAJ&sjid=h7oDAAAAIBAJ&pg=6834,5769964&hl=fr
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Landing_Operation_on_Hainan_Island

1953: In South Vietnam, the United Front of Hoa-Hao and Binh-Xuyen refuse to submit to Catholic President Ngo Dinh Diem causing fighting in Saigon Cholon

1968: Anti-Vietnam War students protestors at Columbia University in New York take over administration buildings and shut down the university
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Columbia_University_protests_of_1968

1971: During the Bangladesh Liberation War, the Pakistan Army and Razakars (volunteers) massacred approximately 3,000 Hindu emigrants in the Jathibhanga area of East Pakistan, now Bangladesh
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jathibhanga_massacre
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Razakars_(Pakistan)
http://eastbengaleye.blogspot.fr/2012/01/hindu-genocide-at-jathibhanga.html#!/2012/01/hindu-genocide-at-jathibhanga.html

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

1975: At a speech at Tulane University, President Gerald Ford says the Vietnam War is finished as far as America is concerned
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/ford-says-that-war-is-finished-for-america

1982 : Important offensive of the Afghan resistance in Khost (Paktia province) up to April 28

1993: Lalith Athulathmudoli, Sri Lankan minister, and leader of the Democratic United Liberation Front, is murdered by LTTE
http://www.sangam.org/FB_PROPAGANDA/Lalith.htm
http://www.dailynews.lk/2009/04/24/fea01.asp

2001: President Bush’s administration announces the greatest sail of weapons to Taiwan, including 8 submarines, 4 Kidd destroyers and 12 antisubmarine Orion class planes

2003: In Beijing, first talks between USA and North Korea since the second nuclear crisis

2003: In Indonesia, opening of Abu Bakar Baashir trial for treason. He is accused to be the leader of Al Qaida-linked Jamaah Islamiyah responsible for Bali attack which caused 202 victims

2011: Thailand strongly rejects accusations it used chemical weapons against Cambodian troops in fighting that killed 10 soldiers and forced thousands of civilians from their homes

2013: North Korea renews its demand for recognition as a nuclear power, saying it was a pre-requisite for the start of any dialogue with the United States
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/northkorea/10011861/North-Korea-demands-it-is-recognised-as-nuclear-weapons-state.html

2014: US President Barack Obama assures Japan that islands at the centre of its territorial dispute with China are covered by a bilateral defence treaty
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-27116863

On 23 April in South Asian history

ON 23 APRIL IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on April 23, 2019

1857: In India, objection by sepoys to cartridges coated with animal grease. This offended both Hindus and Muslims, starting the Sepoy Rebellion on 10 May

http://history1800s.about.com/od/thebritishempire/ss/The-Sepoy-Mutiny.htm
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/victorians/indian_rebellion_01.shtml

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2yXKbd5IDzU

1930: In British Indian, Qissa Khwani bazaar massacre
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qissa_Khwani_bazaar_massacre

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0EfBIYlzLDo

1971: During the Bangladesh Liberation War, the Pakistan Army and Razakars (volunteers) massacred approximately 3,000 Hindu emigrants in the Jathibhanga area of East Pakistan (now Bangladesh)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jathibhanga_massacre
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Razakars_(Pakistan)
http://eastbengaleye.blogspot.fr/2012/01/hindu-genocide-at-jathibhanga.html#!/2012/01/hindu-genocide-at-jathibhanga.html

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

1979: Birth of Yana Gupta, Indian actress and model
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yana_Gupta
http://www.santabanta.com/Wallpapers/gallery.asp?catname=Yana%20Gupta

1982 : Important offensive of the Afghan resistance in Khost (Paktia province) up to April 28

1990: Birth of Dev Patel, British-Indian actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dev_Patel
http://www.comingsoon.net/news/movienews.php?id=50375

1992: Death of Satyajit Ray, Indian filmmaker, born on 2 May 1921
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Satyajit_Ray
http://www.satyajitray.org/

1992: Death of Tanka Prasad Acharya former Nepalese Prime Minister, born on 1912
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tanka_Prasad_Acharya

1993: Lalith Athulathmudoli, Sri Lankan minister, and leader of the Democratic United Liberation Front, is murdered by LTTE
http://www.sangam.org/FB_PROPAGANDA/Lalith.htm
http://www.dailynews.lk/2009/04/24/fea01.asp

2004: On Sri Lanka, by 110 votes against 109, the coalition of president Kumaratunga loses the function of speaker of the National Assembly for W.J.M. Lokubandara of principal opposition party, UNP

2013: Death of Shamshad Begum, Indian singer, born on April 14, 1919
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-22275484
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/28/movies/shamshad-begum-indian-film-singer-dies-at-94.html?_r=0

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TobLOj8xnAQ

On 23 April in Southeast Asian history

ON 23 APRIL IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on April 23, 2019

1934: Birth of George Canseco, Filipino music composer who, died on November 19, 2004
http://www.statemaster.com/encyclopedia/George-Canseco
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1662/today-in-philippine-history-april-23-1934-george-canseco-was-born-in-naic-cavite

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c00ecAO-5qU

1946: Sisavang Vang becomes again king of Laos into the French Commonwealth


Sisavang Vong

1946: Manuel Roxas leading the newly formed Liberal Party, wins the election and will become President of Republic of the Philippines on July 4

1949: Cochin-China assembly votes for unification with Annam and Tonkin as part of the State of Vietnam within the French Union

1953: In South Vietnam, the United Front of Hoa-Hao and Binh-Xuyen refuse to submit to Catholic President Ngo Dinh Diem causing fighting in Saigon Cholon

1968: Anti-Vietnam wars students protestors at Columbia University in New York take over administration buildings and shut down the university
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Columbia_University_protests_of_1968

1975: At a speech at Tulane University, President Gerald Ford says the Vietnam War is finished as far as America is concerned
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/ford-says-that-war-is-finished-for-america

1985: Birth of Angel Locsin, Filipina TV and movie actress
http://www.angellocsin.org/info.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PUQ09pBhEfg&feature=related

1992: Than Shwe president of the State Peace and Development Council, replacing Saw Maung
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Than_Shwe

2003: In Indonesia, opening of Abu Bakar Baashir trial for treason. He is accused to be the leader of Al Qaida-linked Jamaah Islamiyah responsible for Bali attack which caused 202 victims

2011: Thailand strongly rejects accusations it used chemical weapons against Cambodian troops in fighting that killed 10 soldiers and forced thousands of civilians from their homes

2012: Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s pro-democracy leader, and newly elected MPs from her National League for Democracy (NLD) party have refused to attend the opening session of parliament over a dispute regarding the wording of the parliamentary oath
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/04/201242341831595332.html

2012: The European Union formally agrees to suspend sanctions against Burma for a year in recognition of « historic changes ». An embargo on arms sales, however, will stay in place
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-17813656

2013: Myanmar pardons dozens of political prisoners, a day after the European Union agreed to end almost all sanctions against the Southeast Asian state.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-22265293

 

On 23 April in Japan’s history

ON 23 APRIL IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on April 23, 2019

1858: Samurai Li Naosuke is named tairo in Japan. He will be assassinated on March 3, 1860
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ii_Naosuke

1875: Birth of Uemura Shoen, important woman artist in Meiji, Taisho and early Showa period Japanese painting who died on August 27, 1947

Uemura Shoen
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uemura_Sh%C5%8Den
https://www.google.fr/search?q=Uemura+Shoen&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&prmd=imvns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=PP6TT_qnLMii0QWY-_3aAQ&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&ved=0CCUQ_AUoAQ&biw=630&bih=404&sei=Rf6TT4vCAtKz0QXouc3jAQ#q=Uemura+Shoen&hl=fr&sa=X&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&tbm=isch&prmd=imvns&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.r_cp.r_qf.,cf.osb&fp=aa5c9127408965cd&biw=1249&bih=569
http://www.artelino.com/articles/shoen_uemura.asp

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cOX_ySjQe4g

1955: Birth of Fumi Hirano, Japanese voice actress and essayist
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=1662

1957: Birth of Kenji Kawai, Japanese composer
http://www.kenjikawai.com/index_e.html

1960: Death of Toyohiko Kagawa, Japanese Christian-social reformer and writer, born on July 10, 1888
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toyohiko_Kagawa
http://www.bu.edu/missiology/missionary-biography/i-k/kagawa-toyohiko-1888-1960/

1970: Birth of Sadao Abe, Japanese actor
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0008369/
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Abe_Sadao

2014: US President Barack Obama assures Japan that islands at the centre of its territorial dispute with China are covered by a bilateral defence treaty
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-27116863

On 23 April in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 23 APRIL IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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

Updated on April 23, 2019

1200: Death of Chinese thinker and writer Zhu Xi, born on October 18, 1130
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Zhu_Xi
http://www.iep.utm.edu/zhu-xi/

1794: Birth of Wei Yuan, Chinese scholar, who died on 26 August 1854
http://sites.asiasociety.org/chinawealthpower/chapters/wei-yuan/

1949: During the Chinese Civil War, establishment of the People’s Liberation Army Navy
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4286.html

1949: In China, Nanjing is taken by Chinese communists
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/adst/communist-takeover-of-nan_b_7895902.html

1950: Chinese Nationalist forces evacuates Hainan Island
https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1300&dat=19500425&id=NN5YAAAAIBAJ&sjid=h7oDAAAAIBAJ&pg=6834,5769964&hl=fr
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Landing_Operation_on_Hainan_Island

1989: Death of Hu Die, Chinese actress, born in 1907
http://www.festivalducinemachinoisdeparis.com/spip.php?article101
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4003.html

Hu Die

1992: McDonald’s opens its 1st fast-food restaurant in China

2001: President Bush’s administration announces the greatest sail of weapons to Taiwan, including 8 submarines, 4 Kidd destroyers and 12 antisubmarine Orion class planes

2003: In Beijing, first talks between USA and North Korea since the second nuclear crisis

2011: An estimated 2,000 people marched in Hong Kong to demand to release of detained Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei

2014: US President Barack Obama assures Japan that islands at the centre of its territorial dispute with China are covered by a bilateral defence treaty
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-27116863