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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

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

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

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

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

On 29 April in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

2005-04-29 Lian-Hu

ON 29 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 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

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

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

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

 1982: China has one billion inhabitants

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