Daily Archives: 25 avril 2019

On 25 April in Asian history

ON 25 APRIL IN ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on April 25, 2019

1555: Birth of Naresuan (also called Naret or Sanphet II), king of Siam (1590-1605) who died on April 7, 1605
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/King_Naresuan_(film)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naresuan

1644: Chongzhen, born on February 6, 16th and last emperor of the Chinese Ming dynasty (1627-1644), commits suicide by hanging himself
http://www.mingtombs.eu/emp/16chongzhen/chongzhen.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chongzhen_Emperor_of_China

1809: Signature of the treaty of Amritsar, which settles Indo-Sikh relations for a generation, is concluded between Charles T. Metclafe, representation the British East India Company, and Ranjit Singh, head ot the Sikh kingdom of Punjab


http://www.learnpunjabi.org/eos/ANGLO-SIKH%20TREATY%20(AMRITSAR,%201809).html

1860: The first Japanese diplomats to visit a foreign power reached Washington, DC. They remained in the U.S. capital for several weeks while discussing expansion of trade with the United States
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_Embassy_to_the_United_States_(1860)
http://ghostsofdc.org/2012/07/03/japanese-embassy-1860/

1867: Tokyo is opened to foreign trade

1873: Acehnese force the Dutch to withdraw
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aceh_War
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=7&ved=0CE0QFjAG&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.indonesia-dutchcolonialheritage.nl%2FKNILAceh%2Fthe_aceh_war-1873-1913%5B1%5D.pdf&ei=pJ46VZ-SKMSUapbZgdgB&usg=AFQjCNHwgiOKqcyw_f73TiSOvaxkku76Pw&sig2=D16NWaX8mh7HKZygWFQEqQ

1875: Death of Trinley Gyatso, 12th Dalai Lama,.born on January 1857
http://indiatodayshistory.blogspot.fr/2015/04/25-apr-1875-death-of-trinley-gyatso.html

1882: French troops under the command of Commandant Rivière, storm the citadel of Hanoi in Tonkin
http://www.wikiwand.com/en/Tonkin_Campaign

1898: Russia and Japan sign an agreement supposed to put an end to their competition for the control of Korea (non respected)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nishi%E2%80%93Rosen_Agreement

1932: Creation of the Korean anti-japanese guerrilla army, declared later as the origin of the Korean People’s Army
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_People%27s_Army

1935: Mao Zetan (Mao Zelin), the younger of Mao Zedong’s two brothers, born on September 1905, is captured and executed while fighting Kuomintang forces
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mao_Zetan

1940: Warlord Sheng Shicai, dependent on the Soviet Union for military support and trade, concludes an Agreement, granting USSR additional concessions in the whole province of Xinjiang for 50 years, virtually turning Xinjiang under full political and economical control of the USSR
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sheng_Shicai

1941: In Cambodia, Norodom Sihanouk, 18 yars old, is enthroned
http://biography.yourdictionary.com/prince-norodom-Sihanouk

1941-04-25 sihanouk enthroned

 1947: In Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh, calls for talks with France

1948: Birth of Yu Shyi-kun, former Premier of Taiwan (2002-2005)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yu_Shyi-kun

1950: The Republic of South Maluku is proclaimed at Ambon
http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/war/south-moluccas.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_Moluccas

1950: Birth of Apollo Quiboloy, founder and leader of the Philippines-based Restorationist church, the Kingdom of Jesus Christ, who claims that he is the « Appointed Son of God »
https://carm.org/apollo-c-quiboloy
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apollo_Quiboloy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FClU-iYVn4A

1951: During the Korean War, assaulting Chinese forces are forced to withdraw after heavy fighting with UN forces, primarily made up of Australian and Canadian troops, at the Battle of Kapyong
http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/battle-of-kapyong/

 

1951: After a three-day fight against Chinese Communist Forces, the Gloucestershire Regiment is annihilated on « Gloucester Hill, » in Korea


http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/1316777/The-day-650-Glosters-faced-10000-Chinese.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Imjin_River

 

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

1960: Death in exile at Zurich of Amanullah Khan, king of Aghanistan (1919-1929), born on June 1, 1892
https://www.khaama.com/king-amir-amanullah-khan/
http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/search_the_collection_database/term_details.aspx?bioId=17370

1961: China and Laos established diplomatic relations

1968 : Death of Bade Ghulam Ali Khan, Hindustani classical vocalist, born on April 2, 1902
http://www.indianetzone.com/6/ustad_bade_gulam_ali_khan.htm
http://www.surgyan.com/badeghulamalikhan.htm

1971: Birth of Tomoko Kawakami, (Voice Actress), Japanese Seiyuu
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tomoko_Kawakami
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=526

1972: In the Nguyen Hue offensive, the North-Vietnamese 320th Division forces 5,000 South-Vietnamese troops to retreat and traps about 2,500 others northwest of Kontun
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/north-vietnamese-army-close-to-cutting-south-vietnam-in-two

1975: As North-Vietnamese forces close in on South Vietnam capital Saigon, the Australian embassy is closed and evacuated

1976: Birth of Kim Jong Kook, South Korean singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kim_Jong-kook_(singer)

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r7OJ9LnboCY

1977: Visit of Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Van Dong to France, up to 28

1977-04-25 Pham Van Dong Paris

1983: Birth of Joanne Peh, Singaporean actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joanne_Peh

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nli2N57FpgU

1988: Zhu Rongji become mayor of Shanghai, replacing  Jiang Zemin
http://english.people.com.cn/leaders/Zhurongji.htm

1989: Birth of Gedhun Choekyi Nyima who will be recognized as the 11th Pachen Lama by the Dalai Lama but refused by Beijing
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gedhun_Choekyi_Nyima

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RahsoZ0I050

1992: Islamic forces in Afghanistan took control of most of the capital of Kabul following the collapse of the Communist government

1999: Falungong demonstration in Beijing outside Zhongnanhai
https://www.theguardian.com/world/1999/apr/26/johngittings

2001: Former Philippine former President Joseph Estrada is arrested
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/1063976.stm

2005: Death Swami Ranganathananda (born Shankaran Kutty), hindu monk who took part in politics in India, born on 15 December 1908
http://www.thehindu.com/2005/04/26/stories/2005042603881200.htm

2006: End of the 10th congress of the Communist party of Vietnam (started on April 18)

2009: North Korea has started to extract plutonium from spent fuel rods at a nuclear facility, its foreign ministry says. The announcement comes hours after a UN Security Council committee placed three North Korean companies on a UN blacklist for aiding the country’s missile and nuclear programs
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2009/04/2009425443471519.html

2010: Nearly 100,000 people attend a rally in Japan’s southern island of Okinawa demanding that a US military base be moved off the island. Under a 2006 agreement with the US, the US Marines’ Futenma base was to be moved from the centre to the coast
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8642665.stm
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2010/04/201042554723575134.html

2011: More than 470 inmates at a prison in southern Afghanistan escapes through a tunnel hundreds of meters long and dug from outside the jail. Officials in the city of Kandahar said many of those who escaped from Sarposa jail were Taliban insurgents
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-13184920
http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/asiapcf/04/25/afghanistan.prison.break/index.html
http://www.france24.com/en/20110425-afghanistan-taliban-nearly-500-freed-kandahar-jailbreak-tunnel

2012: Pakistan successfully conducts a test of an intermediate range ballistic missile. The Hatf-IV Shaheen-1A missile is capable of carrying both nuclear and conventional warheads
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2012/04/201242545255746331.html
http://edition.cnn.com/2012/04/25/world/asia/pakistan-missile-test/index.html?hpt=ias_c2

2015: A 7.8 magnitude earthquake centered less than 50 miles from Kathmandu rocks Nepal with devastating force, toppling homes, temples and historic buildings and leaving at least 1,457 people dead, authorities said.
http://edition.cnn.com/2015/04/25/asia/nepal-earthquake-7-5-magnitude/index.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-32467986
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2015/04/powerful-earthquake-hits-nepal-150425063918183.html

2016: Mei Baojiu: China’s renowned Peking opera master dies aged 82
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/1938483/mei-baojiu-chinas-renowned-peking-opera-master-dies

 

Holidays and observances

Army Day (North Korea)

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 25 April in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 25 APRIL IN ASIAN HISTORY

To see another date, on Internet (Google…) type “conflicts and strategy on (date + month) in Asian history”

Updated on April 25, 2019

1809: Signature of the treaty of Amritsar, which settles Indo-Sikh relations for a generation, is concluded between Charles T. Metclafe, representation the British East India Company, and Ranjit Singh, head ot the Sikh kingdom of Punjab
http://www.learnpunjabi.org/eos/ANGLO-SIKH%20TREATY%20(AMRITSAR,%201809).html

1873: Acehnese force the Dutch to withdraw
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aceh_War
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=7&ved=0CE0QFjAG&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.indonesia-dutchcolonialheritage.nl%2FKNILAceh%2Fthe_aceh_war-1873-1913%5B1%5D.pdf&ei=pJ46VZ-SKMSUapbZgdgB&usg=AFQjCNHwgiOKqcyw_f73TiSOvaxkku76Pw&sig2=D16NWaX8mh7HKZygWFQEqQ

1882: French troops under the command of Commandant Rivière, storm the citadel of Hanoi in Tonkin
http://www.wikiwand.com/en/Tonkin_Campaign

1898: Russia and Japan sign an agreement supposed to put an end to their competition for the control of Korea (non respected)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nishi%E2%80%93Rosen_Agreement

1932: Creation of the Korean anti-japanese guerrilla army, declared later as the origin of the Korean People’s Army
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_People%27s_Army

1940: Warlord Sheng Shicai, dependent on the Soviet Union for military support and trade, concludes an Agreement, granting USSR additional concessions in the whole province of Xinjiang for 50 years, virtually turning Xinjiang under full political and economical control of the USSR
http://www.answers.com/topic/sheng-shicai

1947: In Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh, calls for talks with France

1950: The Republic of South Maluku is proclaimed at Ambon
http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/war/south-moluccas.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_Moluccas

1951: During the Korean War, assaulting Chinese forces are forced to withdraw after heavy fighting with UN forces, primarily made up of Australian and Canadian troops, at the Battle of Kapyong.
http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/battle-of-kapyong

1951: After a three-day fight against Chinese Communist Forces, the Gloucestershire Regiment is annihilated on « Gloucester Hill, » in Korea


http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/1316777/The-day-650-Glosters-faced-10000-Chinese.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Imjin_River

 

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

1972: In the Nguyen Hue offensive, the North-Vietnamese 320th Division forces 5,000 South-Vietnamese troops to retreat and traps about 2,500 others northwest of Kontun
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/north-vietnamese-army-close-to-cutting-south-vietnam-in-two

1975: As North-Vietnamese forces close in on South Vietnam capital Saigon, the Australian embassy is closed and evacuated

1992: Islamic forces in Afghanistan took control of most of the capital of Kabul following the collapse of the Communist government

2009: North Korea has started to extract plutonium from spent fuel rods at a nuclear facility, its foreign ministry says. The announcement comes hours after a UN Security Council committee placed three North Korean companies on a UN blacklist for aiding the country’s missile and nuclear programs
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2009/04/2009425443471519.html

2010: Nearly 100,000 people attend a rally in Japan’s southern island of Okinawa demanding that a US military base be moved off the island. Under a 2006 agreement with the US, the US Marines’ Futenma base was to be moved from the centre to the coast
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8642665.stm
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2010/04/201042554723575134.html

2012: Pakistan successfully conducts a test of an intermediate range ballistic missile. The Hatf-IV Shaheen-1A missile is capable of carrying both nuclear and conventional warheads
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2012/04/201242545255746331.html
http://edition.cnn.com/2012/04/25/world/asia/pakistan-missile-test/index.html?hpt=ias_c2

 

Holidays and observances

Army Day in North Korea (up to 2018)

On 25 April in South Asian history

ON 25 APRIL IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on April 25, 2019

1809: Signature of the treaty of Amritsar, which settles Indo-Sikh relations for a generation, is concluded between Charles T. Metclafe, representation the British East India Company, and Ranjit Singh, head ot the Sikh kingdom of Punjab
http://www.learnpunjabi.org/eos/ANGLO-SIKH%20TREATY%20(AMRITSAR,%201809).html

1875: Death of Trinley Gyatso, 12th Dalai Lama,.born on January 1857
http://indiatodayshistory.blogspot.fr/2015/04/25-apr-1875-death-of-trinley-gyatso.html

1960: Death in exile at Zurich of Amanullah Khan, king of Aghanistan (1919-1929), born on January 6, 1892
https://www.khaama.com/king-amir-amanullah-khan/
http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/search_the_collection_database/term_details.aspx?bioId=17370

1968 : Death of Bade Ghulam Ali Khan, Hindustani classical vocalist, born on April 2, 1902
http://www.indianetzone.com/6/ustad_bade_gulam_ali_khan.htm
http://www.surgyan.com/badeghulamalikhan.htm

1989: Birth of Gedhun Choekyi Nyima who will be recognized as the 11th Pachen Lama by the Dalai Lama but refused by Beijing
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gedhun_Choekyi_Nyima

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RahsoZ0I050

1992: Islamic forces in Afghanistan took control of most of the capital of Kabul following the collapse of the Communist government

2005: Death Swami Ranganathananda (born Shankaran Kutty), hindu monk who took part in politics in India, born on 15 December 1908
http://www.thehindu.com/2005/04/26/stories/2005042603881200.htm
http://www.ivarta.com/columns/OL_050430.htm

2011: More than 470 inmates at a prison in southern Afghanistan escapes through a tunnel hundreds of meters long and dug from outside the jail. Officials in the city of Kandahar said many of those who escaped from Sarposa jail were Taliban insurgents
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-13184920
http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/asiapcf/04/25/afghanistan.prison.break/index.html
http://www.france24.com/en/20110425-afghanistan-taliban-nearly-500-freed-kandahar-jailbreak-tunnel

2012: Pakistan successfully conducts a test of an intermediate range ballistic missile. The Hatf-IV Shaheen-1A missile is capable of carrying both nuclear and conventional warheads
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2012/04/201242545255746331.html
http://edition.cnn.com/2012/04/25/world/asia/pakistan-missile-test/index.html?hpt=ias_c2

2015: A 7.8 magnitude earthquake centered less than 50 miles from Kathmandu rocks Nepal with devastating force, toppling homes, temples and historic buildings and leaving at least 1,457 people dead, authorities said
http://edition.cnn.com/2015/04/25/asia/nepal-earthquake-7-5-magnitude/index.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-32467986
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2015/04/powerful-earthquake-hits-nepal-150425063918183.html

On 25 April in Southeast Asian history

ON 25 APRIL IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on April 25, 2018

1555: Birth of Naresuan (also called Naret or Sanphet II), king of Siam (1590-1605) who died on April 7, 1605
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/King_Naresuan_(film)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naresuan

1873: Acehnese force the Dutch to withdraw
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aceh_War
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=7&ved=0CE0QFjAG&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.indonesia-dutchcolonialheritage.nl%2FKNILAceh%2Fthe_aceh_war-1873-1913%5B1%5D.pdf&ei=pJ46VZ-SKMSUapbZgdgB&usg=AFQjCNHwgiOKqcyw_f73TiSOvaxkku76Pw&sig2=D16NWaX8mh7HKZygWFQEqQ

1882: French troops under the command of Commandant Rivière, storm the citadel of Hanoi in Tonkin
http://www.wikiwand.com/en/Tonkin_Campaign

1941: In Cambodia, Norodom Sihanouk, 18 yars old, is enthroned
http://biography.yourdictionary.com/prince-norodom-Sihanouk

1941-04-25 sihanouk enthroned

 1947: In Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh, calls for talks with France

1950: The Republic of South Maluku is proclaimed at Ambon
http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/war/south-moluccas.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_Moluccas

1950: Birth of Apollo Quiboloy, founder and leader of the Philippines-based Restorationist church, the Kingdom of Jesus Christ, who claims that he is the « Appointed Son of God »
https://carm.org/apollo-c-quiboloy
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apollo_Quiboloy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FClU-iYVn4A

1961: China and Laos established diplomatic relations

1972: In the Nguyen Hue offensive, the North-Vietnamese 320th Division forces 5,000 South-Vietnamese troops to retreat and traps about 2,500 others northwest of Kontun
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/north-vietnamese-army-close-to-cutting-south-vietnam-in-two

1975: As North-Vietnamese forces close in on South Vietnam capital Saigon, the Australian embassy is closed and evacuated

1977: Visit of Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Van Dong to France, up to 28

1977-04-25 Pham Van Dong Paris

1983: Birth of Joanne Peh, Singaporean actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joanne_Peh

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nli2N57FpgU

2001: Former Philippine former President Joseph Estrada is arrested
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/1063976.stm

2006: End of the 10th congress of the Communist party of Vietnam (started on April 18)

On 25 April in Japan’s history

ON 25 APRIL IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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

Updated on April 25, 2019

1860: The first Japanese diplomats to visit a foreign power reached Washington, DC. They remained in the U.S. capital for several weeks while discussing expansion of trade with the United States
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_Embassy_to_the_United_States_(1860)
http://ghostsofdc.org/2012/07/03/japanese-embassy-1860/

1867: Tokyo is opened to foreign trade

1898: Russia and Japan sign an agreement supposed to put an end to their competition for the control of Korea (non respected)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nishi%E2%80%93Rosen_Agreement

1932: Creation of the Korean anti-japanese guerrilla army, declared later as the origin of the Korean People’s Army
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_People%27s_Army

1971: Birth of Tomoko Kawakami, (Voice Actress), Japanese Seiyuu
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tomoko_Kawakami
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=526

1992: Death of Yutaka Ozaki, Japanese singer-songwriter, born on 29 November 1965
http://nippop.com/artist/artist_id-96/artist_name-yutaka_ozaki/

2010: Nearly 100,000 people attend a rally in Japan’s southern island of Okinawa demanding that a US military base be moved off the island. Under a 2006 agreement with the US, the US Marines’ Futenma base was to be moved from the centre to the coast
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8642665.stm
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2010/04/201042554723575134.html

On 25 April in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 25 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 25, 2019

1644: Chongzhen, born on February 6, 16th and last emperor of the Chinese Ming dynasty (1627-1644), commits suicide by hanging himself
http://www.mingtombs.eu/emp/16chongzhen/chongzhen.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chongzhen_Emperor_of_China

1875: Death of Trinley Gyatso, 12th Dalai Lama,.born on January 1857
http://indiatodayshistory.blogspot.fr/2015/04/25-apr-1875-death-of-trinley-gyatso.html

1935: Mao Zetan (Mao Zelin), the younger one of Mao Zedong’s two brothers, born on September 1905, is captured and executed while fighting Kuomintang forces
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mao_Zetan

1940: Warlord Sheng Shicai, dependent on the Soviet Union for military support and trade, concludes an Agreement, granting USSR additional concessions in the whole province of Xinjiang for 50 years, virtually turning Xinjiang under full political and economical control of the USSR
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sheng_Shicai

1948: Birth of Yu Shyi-kun, former Premier of Taiwan (2002-2005)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yu_Shyi-kun

1951: After a three-day fight against Chinese Communist Forces, the Gloucestershire Regiment is annihilated on « Gloucester Hill, » in Korea
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/1316777/The-day-650-Glosters-faced-10000-Chinese.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Imjin_River

 

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

1951: During the Korean War, assaulting Chinese forces are forced to withdraw after heavy fighting with UN forces, primarily made up of Australian and Canadian troops, at the Battle of Kapyong
http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/battle-of-kapyong/

 

 1961: China and Laos established diplomatic relations

1988: Zhu Rongji become mayor of Shanghai, replacing  Jiang Zemin
http://english.people.com.cn/leaders/Zhurongji.htm

1989: Birth of Gedhun Choekyi Nyima who will be recognized as the 11th Pachen Lama by the Dalai Lama but refused by Beijing
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gedhun_Choekyi_Nyima

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RahsoZ0I050

1999: Falungong demonstration in Beijing outside Zhongnanhai
https://www.theguardian.com/world/1999/apr/26/johngittings

2016: Mei Baojiu: China’s renowned Peking opera master dies aged 82
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/1938483/mei-baojiu-chinas-renowned-peking-opera-master-dies