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On 30 September in Asian history

1965-09-30-gestapu

ON 30 SEPTEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 30, 2019

1207: Birth of Jalaluddin Muhammad Rumi, Afghan scholar and Sufi poet who died on December 17, 1273
http://www.poemhunter.com/mewlana-jalaluddin-rumi/biography/
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/rumi-20.php

1551: End of the Tainei-ji incident: A coup in Yamaguchi by the military establishment of the Ōuchi clan forces their lord Ōuchi Yoshitaka to commit suicide, and the city is burned
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tainei-ji_incident
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Ouchi_Yoshitaka

1626: Death of Nurhaci, Manchurian founder of the Jin Dynasty, born in 1558
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nurhaci

1874: Birth of Vyner Brooke, third and final White Rajah of Sarawak (Borneo) (1917-1946) who died on 9 May 1963
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Vyner_Brooke

1917: Birth of Park Chung-hee, president of South Korea (1963-1978) who died on October 26, 1979
http://biography.yourdictionary.com/chung-hee-park
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Park_Chung-hee

1920: Birth of Eileen Chang (Zhang Ailing), Chinese writer who died on September 8, 1995
http://www.chinesetolearn.com/eileen-chang-zhang-ailing-quotes/
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Eileen_Chang

1922: Birth of Hrishikesh Mukherjee, Indian film director, who died on August 27, 2006
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hrishikesh_Mukherjee

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6s9aRvYoDeI

1932: Birth of Shintaro Ishihara, writer and governor of Tokyo from 1999 to 2012
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shintaro_Ishihara
http://www.citymayors.com/mayors/tokyo_mayor.html

USA Shintaro Clinton caricature

1945: In the Philippines, under popular pressure, MacArthur is obliged to free Luis Taruc, leader of the Huk (People’s Anti-Japanese Army)
http://cityofsanfernando.blogspot.com/2005/05/ka-luis-m-taruc-june-21-1913-may-4.html

1947: The Islamic Republic of Pakistan and Yemen join the United Nations

1948: Siliwangi division recaptures Madiun. The Communist Party of Indonesia (PKI) abandons Madiun, pursued by army. Aidit and Lukman leave for China

1949: End of the first meeting of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (started on 21).  Mao is elected president
http://www.historytoday.com/richard-cavendish/mao-zedong-becomes-chinese-head-state

1950: Zhou Enlai warns that China will not stand idly by if « the imperialists wantonly invade the territory of North Korea. »Two days later, he formally notifies the Indian ambassador to China that if the U.S. enters North Korea, China will intervene

1953: Joint Americano-French communiqué announcing a bigger aid to France in Indochina

1959: Coming back from USA, Nikita Khrushchev goes to China

Nikita Kroutchev et Mao Tse Tung

1961: Birth of Sally Yeh, Hong Kong pop star and actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sally_Yeh
http://www.hkcinemagic.com/en/people.asp?id=236

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AYxFaeG5TP8

1964: First large scale antiwar demonstration staged at Berkeley
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/first-large-scale-antiwar-demonstration-staged-at-berkeley

1965: Indonesian procommunist military officers, calling themselves the September 30 Movement (Gestapu), attempt to seize power, killing five generals. Their failure led to Sukarno’s displacement from power; a bloody purge of PKI members and the rise of Suharto who retake control on October 1

1965-09-30-gestapu

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/30_September_Movement
http://www.globalresearch.ca/still-uninvestigated-after-50-years-did-the-u-s-help-incite-the-1965-indonesia-massacre/5467309
http://www.hartford-hwp.com/archives/54b/033.html
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/41017138_The_’Gestapu’_events_of_1965_in_Indonesia_New_evidence_from_Russian_and_German_archives

https://youtu.be/N-07wttSEx4

1969: Thailand announces the gradual withdrawal of the US forces from its territory

1972: Birth of Shaan, Indian singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shaan_(singer)

1975: The General Assembly of the United Nations postpones the question of the admission of the two Vietnam

1977: Philippine political prisoners, Eugenio Lopez, Jr. and Sergio Osmena III successfully escaped from Fort Bonifacio Maximum Security Prison in the Philippines
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eugenio_Lopez,_Jr.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sergio_Osme%C3%B1a_III

1979: Birth of Vince Chong, Malaysian singer-songwriter
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vince_Chong
https://www.allmusic.com/artist/vince-mn0001458791

1982: Birth of Li Xiaolu (Jacqueline Li), Chinese actress and singer
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Li_Xiao_Lu

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hC3XBN6Mqdg

1987: Mohammad Najibullah becomes president of Afghanistan (until 1992)
https://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/mohammad-najibullah-6875.php

1987: Birth of Denise Laurel, Filipino actress and singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Denise_Laurel

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

1990: The Soviet Union and South Korea establish diplomatic relations

1993: Around 10,000 people are killed when an earthquake measuring 6.4 struck southern India
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1993_Latur_earthquake
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/30th-september-1993-20000-are-killed-in-an-earthquake-in-latur-maharashtra

1996: Death of Asao Uchida, Japanese actor
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0879729/

1999: Japan’s worst nuclear accident at a uranium reprocessing facility in Tokai-mura, northeast of Tokyo
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/461446.stm

2004: Death of of Gamini Fonseka, Sri Lankan actor, born on March 21, 1936
http://dbsjeyaraj.com/dbsj/archives/1114
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gamini_Fonseka

2004: The first images of a live giant squid in its natural habitat are taken 600 miles south of Tokyo

2008: Veteran Singapore opposition leader and human rights fighter Josue B. Jeyaretnam dies He was the first to break a government monopoly on power in Singapore when he won a seat in parliament in 1981
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7643379.stm
http://remembersingapore.wordpress.com/2012/02/25/persistent-opposition-j-b-jeyaretnam/

jb-jeyaretnam-june-2008

2008: Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and President Nicolas Sarkozy sign a major co-operation pact which paves the way for the sale of French nuclear reactors to Delhi
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7644377.stm

2009: At least 475 people are dead and thousands are trapped under rubble after a strong earthquake shook western Indonesia
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8284208.stm

2010: North and South Korea end their first military talks in two years without making progress. The meeting was aimed at easing tensions heightened by the sinking of a South Korean frigrate near the nations’ disputed sea border in March
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2010/09/201093053311507827.html
http://www.france24.com/en/20100930-north-korea-south-korea-military-talks-torpedoed-warship-dispute-cheonan

2016: A Chinese court jailes for life Wan Qingliang, former Communist Party boss of the southern city of Guangzhou, after finding him guilty of corruption
https://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2023942/former-guangzhou-party-chief-wan-qingliang-jailed-life

 

Women and children condition in Asia

30 SEPTEMBER 2019

China women still battling tradition, 70 years after revolution

China is falling in gender equality rankings amid discrimination, government calls for women to marry and have babies
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/09/china-women-battling-tradition-70-years-revolution-190927054320939.html

17 SEPTEMBER 2019

Indonesia Raises Minimum Marriage Age for Girls to 19

The Indonesian parliament on Monday raised minimum marriage age for girls from 16 to 19 years, as the world’s most populous Muslim-majority nation responded to pressure to end child weddings
https://www.benarnews.org/english/news/indonesian/indonesia-children-09162019163902.html
https://www.scmp.com/news/asia/southeast-asia/article/3027708/indonesia-raises-minimum-age-brides-19-bid-end-child

7 FEBRUARY 2019

India’s Congress to scrap law punishing Muslim men for instant divorce if voted back to power

India’s main opposition Congress party said on Thursday (Feb 7) it would scrap a decree passed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government prescribing jail terms for Muslim men seeking an instant divorce if the party wins an election due by May
https://www.straitstimes.com/asia/south-asia/indias-congress-to-scrap-law-punishing-muslim-men-for-instant-divorce-if-voted-back
https://theprint.in/politics/bjp-says-congresss-promise-to-scrap-triple-talaq-bill-is-perverted-mentality/189386/

7 DECEMBER 2018

Thousands of women and girls are being trafficked from Myanmar to China and forced to marry, study finds

Thousands of vulnerable women and girls from northern Myanmar are being trafficked to China and forced to marry, a study said on Friday (Dec 7), offering a rare look at an issue that grips the conflict-hit borderlands
https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/forced-marriage-trafficking-victims-children-vulnerable-china-myanmar-report-a8672451.html
https://www.dw.com/en/thousands-of-myanmar-women-forced-into-marriages-in-china/a-46625465

25 NOVEMBER 2018

China’s stolen children, a nationwide scourge

Every year in China, tens of thousands of children are kidnapped. Most of them are sold to families who are seeking to adopt a child, regardless of the cost. This report follows one Chinese father who found his daughter again, 24 years after she was snatched in broad daylight. It’s a rare happy ending amid a nationwide scourge. Our colleagues from France 2 report, with FRANCE 24’s Bryan Quinn
https://www.france24.com/en/20181121-focus-china-missing-stolen-children-human-trafficking-kidnappings-abductions-adoptions

1 SEPTEMBER 2018

Myanmar releases 75 more child soldiers: UNICEF

There are no concrete figures on how many children are still among the estimated 500,000 troops that serve in Myanmar’s military, or the ethnic rebel armies that it battles in the country’s border regions
https://www.sbs.com.au/news/myanmar-releases-75-more-child-soldiers-unicef
http://ednews.net/en/news/conflicts/315515-myanmar-military-discharges-75-child-soldiers

26 JUNE 2018

India the most dangerous country to be a woman : Poll

India is the most dangerous country in the world to be a woman because of the high risk of sexual violence and slave labor, a new survey of experts shows
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/india-most-dangerous-nation-for-women-poll/articleshow/64743289.cms
https://edition.cnn.com/2018/06/25/health/india-dangerous-country-women-survey-intl/index.html

5 MAY 2018

Teenager raped, burned to death in India

Indian police have arrested 14 people suspected of kidnapping, raping and burning to death a teenage girl, the latest in rising crimes against women in India despite the toughening of laws
https://www.trtworld.com/asia/teenager-raped-burned-to-death-in-india-17218
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-44016176

21 APRIL 2018

India approves death penalty for rape of girls under 12

India’s cabinet on Saturday approved the death penalty for rapists of girls below the age of 12, after Prime Minister Narendra Modi held an emergency meeting in response to nationwide outrage in the wake of a series of cases
https://www.trtworld.com/asia/india-approves-death-penalty-for-rape-of-girls-under-12-16906
http://www.dw.com/en/india-prescribes-death-penalty-for-child-rape/a-43480914
https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/india-death-penalty-child-rape-sentencing-rapists-a8315716.html

9 APRIL 2018

Indian police rescue 70 children working in ‘inhuman conditions’

Indian police have rescued more than 70 child workers during ongoing raids in one of the country’s hubs for cheap, artificial jewellery sold in the US, UK and European markets
https://www.theguardian.com/law/2018/apr/09/indian-police-rescue-over-70-children-working-in-jewellery-manufacturing

 18 JANUARY 2018

Why are Indian authorities failing to protect women?

A recent series of gruesome rapes and murders has sparked outrage in northern India. The incidents are the latest for a region with a grim history of violence against women. Murali Krishnan reports from New Delhi
http://www.dw.com/en/why-are-indian-authorities-failing-to-protect-women/a-42202934

11 OCTOBER 2017

Sex with underage wife is rape, Indian supreme court rules

India’s supreme court has struck down a law allowing men to have sex with children as young as 15 provided the pair are married
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/oct/11/sex-with-underage-wife-is-indian-supreme-court-rules
http://www.dw.com/en/indias-top-court-says-sex-with-child-bride-is-rape/a-40902473
http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-sc-says-girl-child-can-t-be-treated-as-commodity-calls-separate-marriage-laws-for-hindus-and-muslims-mockery-2552174

22 AUGUST 2017

India’s Supreme Court rules ‘triple talaq’ Muslim divorce law ‘unconstitutional’

India’s Supreme Court has ruled a controversial Muslim instant divorce law unconstitutional, a landmark victory for Muslim women who had long argued that it violated their right to equality
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-08-23/indias-supreme-court-rules-muslim-divorrce-law-unconstitutional/8832692?section=world
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-41008802

25 JUNE 2017

Burma has released 67 child soldiers in first discharge of the year – UNICEF

As part of an ongoing process to end the forced recruitment of underage children into its army, the Burmese military has released 67 child soldiers. According to AFP, as published by Burmese news site Mizzima, the former junta in Burma had steadily recruited underage fighters for decades until 2012
https://asiancorrespondent.com/2017/06/burma-released-67-child-soldiers-first-discharge-year-unicef/#OZW3iSpgYHrEBi2w.97

28 APRIL 2017

Indonesia: Female clerics issue fatwas against child marriage, marital rape

Underage marriage, marital rape, and destruction of the environment were targeted by religious edicts issued by a group of prominent female clerics in Muslim-majority Indonesia this week
https://asiancorrespondent.com/2017/04/indonesia-female-clerics-issue-fatwas-child-marriage-marital-rape/

5 APRIL 2017

Malaysia passes child sex crimes law, but does not ban child marriage

Only 140 of the 12,987 cases of child sexual abuse reported to police between 2012 and July 2016 resulted in convictions. « The law is more stringent now… but not enough, » Ms Teo Nie Ching, the opposition MP who proposed the ban on child marriages
http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/se-asia/malaysia-decides-not-to-criminalise-child-marriage
http://www.themalaymailonline.com/malaysia/article/womens-group-a-life-of-rape-for-victims-who-marry-rapists
http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/opinion/2017/04/05/rapists-need-prisons-not-marriage/

23 MARCH 2017

10 pc of Filipino children sexually abused at home – NGO

One out of 10 Filipino children encounter sexual violence at home, according to international humanitarian relief organisation World Vision Philippines. GMA News Online reported the organisation as saying the Philippines also ranked at 10th place worldwide in terms of sexual exploitation of children between the ages of 10 and 14
https://asiancorrespondent.com/2017/03/10-pc-filipino-children-sexually-abused-home-ngo/#zF7tDfaw2j3mjqGW.97

30 NOVEMBER 2016

What’s in your shopping basket? Top companies Kellogg’s, Unilever and Nestlé linked to ‘child-labour palm oil’ in Indonesia

Global firms behind popular brands such as Kit Kat, Colgate toothpaste and Dove cosmetics use palm oil produced by child workers in dangerous conditions, Amnesty International has claimed
http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/southeast-asia/article/2050409/whats-your-shopping-basket-top-companies-kelloggs-unilever

6 OCTOBER 2016

Pakistan parliament passes legislation against ‘honour killings’

A joint session of the lower and upper houses of parliament, broadcast live on television, approved the new anti-honour killing law, removing a loophole in existing law that allows killers to walk free after being pardoned by family members
http://www.dawn.com/news/1288177/pakistan-passes-anti-honour-killings-and-anti-rape-bills
http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/south-asia/pakistan-parliament-pass

26 SEPTEMBER 2016

Ending the use of child soldiers in the Philippines

The United Nations and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) have pledged to safeguard the rights of children and have implemented an action plan to ensure that children affected by armed conflicts are better protected
http://www.dw.com/en/ending-the-use-of-child-soldiers-in-the-philippines/a-35890128

12 SEPTEMBER 2016

Human trafficking: NGO calls for Indonesia, Malaysia ‘modern slavery’ investigation

An Indonesian NGO says 11,000 people have been trafficked from an eastern province since 2009
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-09-12/calls-for-indonesia-human-trafficking-probe/7785654?section=world

6 SEPTEMBER 2016

A generation left behind: Millions of Chinese children abandoned as parents seek work

Around 61 million children are left behind in China’s rural villages and towns while their parents work in the big cities, and many of the ‘left-behind’ kids suffer from emotional trauma, depression or anxiety
http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/international/2016-09-06/a-generation-left-behind-millions-of-chinese-children-abandoned-as-parents-seek-work/1614920

26 JULY 2016

India parliament passes controversial child labour law

India’s parliament on Tuesday (Jul 26) passed a new labour law that allows children to work for their families despite concerns by activists that it will hurt their development.
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/india-parliament-passes/2989198.html
http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-child-labour-bill-passed-in-parliament-admist-doubt-over-loopholes-2238402
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-36901465

9 JULY 2016

India’s Children of Slavery

“They raped me. They tied me in a sack and threw me into the river.” Rinki, 13, is one of 100,000 children in India sold into ‪‎slavery each year. These are their stories – plus the efforts of their rescuers like Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kailash Satyarthi
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/tv/tvshows/insight/india-s-children-of/2897386.html

1 APRIL 2016

Pakistan honour killings on the rise, report reveals

Nearly 1,100 women were killed in Pakistan last year by relatives who believed they had dishonoured their families, the country’s independent Human Rights Commission says
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-35943732

13 MARCH 2016

Myanmar army frees 46 child soldiers: state media

Myanmar’s powerful military releases 46 child soldiers from service, state media reports, the latest move towards ending a scourge that has long beset the nation.
http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/international/2016-03-13/myanmar-army-frees-46-child-soldiers-state-media/1558258

7 MARCH 2016

Defending Pakistani women against honour killings

Only days after Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy accepted her Academy Award for best short subject documentary for A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness highlighting Pakistan’s honour killing epidemic, the killings continued
http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2016/03/defending-pakistani-women-honour-killings-160307075135769.html

26 FEBRUARY 2016

Pakistan has 24 million children out of school: Government

Of the 50.8 million children aged five to 16 in the country, 47 per cent do not receive an education, according to the annual Pakistan Education Statistics report for 2014-2015.
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/pakistan-has-24-million/2552540.html

 

10 OCTOBER 2014

Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi share Nobel Peace Prize

The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded Friday to India’s Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistan’s Malala Yousafzai for their struggles against the suppression of children and for young people’s rights, including the right to education.
http://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/10/world/europe/nobel-peace-prize/index.html?hpt=ias_c1
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/pakistan/11153860/Malala-Yousafzai-the-youngest-ever-Nobel-Peace-Prize-winner-in-60-seconds.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-29564935

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15 SEPTEMBER 2014

Bangladesh sets two-year jail term for child marriage

Bangladesh on Monday approved a law setting a two-year jail term for anyone involved in marrying a girl aged under 18, in a bid to cut the country’s notoriously high child marriage rate.
http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/asia/432404/bangladesh-sets-two-year-jail-term-for-child-marriage

12 SEPTEMBER 2014

Half South Asia’s girls marry before 18: UN

Nearly half of all girls in South Asia marry before they turn 18, according to a United Nations (UN) report that lays bare what it calls « glaring inequalities »
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/half-south-asia-s-girls/1359310.html

31 AUGUST 2014

In Afghanistan, 8 years old girl married to 12 years old boy

In the district of Sholgara of Balkh province, a man named Momen gave away his eight-year-old daughter Meena to wed a 12-year old boy because he could not support having his daughter live with him
http://www.tolonews.com/en/afghanistan/16174-8-year-old-girl-married-off-to-12-year-old-boy

29 AUGUST 2014

Sex abuse against teens rising in Korea: report

The number of teenage victims of sex crimes went from 7,893 in 2011 to 8,808 in 2012 and 9,721 in 2013, according to police data revealed by Rep. Lee Cheol-woo of the Saenuri Party. Most victims were female, but the number of male victims was 506, marking a 75 percent increase from two years earlier
http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20140829000532

 

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 30 September in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICS AND STRATEGY ON 30 SEPTEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on September 30, 2019

1945: In the Philippines, under popular pressure, MacArthur is obliged to free Luis Taruc, leader of the Huk (People’s Anti-Japanese Army)
http://cityofsanfernando.blogspot.com/2005/05/ka-luis-m-taruc-june-21-1913-may-4.html

1947: The Islamic Republic of Pakistan join the United Nations

1948: Siliwangi division recaptures Madiun. The Communist Party of Indonesia (PKI) abandons Madiun, pursued by army. Aidit and Lukman leave for China

1953: Joint Americano-French communiqué announcing a bigger aid to France in Indochina

1964: First large scale antiwar demonstration staged at Berkeley
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/first-large-scale-antiwar-demonstration-staged-at-berkeley

1965: Procommunist military officers, calling themselves the September 30 Movement (Gestapu), attempt to seize power, killing five generals. Their failure led to Sukarno’s displacement from power; a bloody purge of PKI members and the rise of Suharto who retake control on October 1

1965-09-30-gestapu

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/30_September_Movement
http://www.globalresearch.ca/still-uninvestigated-after-50-years-did-the-u-s-help-incite-the-1965-indonesia-massacre/5467309
http://www.hartford-hwp.com/archives/54b/033.html
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/41017138_The_’Gestapu’_events_of_1965_in_Indonesia_New_evidence_from_Russian_and_German_archives

https://youtu.be/N-07wttSEx4

1969: Thailand announces the gradual withdrawal of the US forces from its territory

1990: The Soviet Union and South Korea establish diplomatic relations

2010: North and South Korea end their first military talks in two years without making progress. The meeting was aimed at easing tensions heightened by the sinking of a South Korean frigrate near the nations’ disputed sea border in March
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2010/09/201093053311507827.html
http://www.france24.com/en/20100930-north-korea-south-korea-military-talks-torpedoed-warship-dispute-cheonan

On 30 September in South Asian history

ON 30 SEPTEMBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 30, 2019

1207: Birth of Jalaluddin Muhammad Rumi, Afghan scholar and Sufi poet who died on December 17, 1273
http://www.poemhunter.com/mewlana-jalaluddin-rumi/biography/
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/rumi-20.php

1922: Birth of Hrishikesh Mukherjee, Indian film director, who died on August 27, 2006
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hrishikesh_Mukherjee

1947: The Islamic Republic of Pakistan joins the United Nations

1972: Birth of Shaan, Indian singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shaan_(singer)
http://www.in.com/music/artist/shaan-7811-1.html

1987: Mohammad Najibullah becomes president of Afghanistan (until 1992)
https://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/mohammad-najibullah-6875.php

1993: Around 10,000 people are killed when an earthquake measuring 6.4 struck southern India
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1993_Latur_earthquake
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/30th-september-1993-20000-are-killed-in-an-earthquake-in-latur-maharashtra

2004: Death of of Gamini Fonseka, Sri Lankan actor, born on March 21, 1936
http://dbsjeyaraj.com/dbsj/archives/1114
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gamini_Fonseka

2008: Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and President Nicolas Sarkozy sign a major co-operation pact which paves the way for the sale of French nuclear reactors to Delhi
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7644377.stm

2010: Indian holy site Ayodhya is to be split between 3 religious communities, but Muslims and Hindus plan to appeal court
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2010/09/2010930101028349827.html

 

On 30 September in Southeast Asian history

ON 30 SEPTEMBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 30, 2019

1874: Birth of Vyner Brooke, third and final White Rajah of Sarawak (Borneo) (1917-1946) who died on 9 May 1963
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Vyner_Brooke

1945: In the Philippines, under popular pressure, MacArthur is obliged to free Luis Taruc, leader of the Huk (People’s Anti-Japanese Army)
http://cityofsanfernando.blogspot.com/2005/05/ka-luis-m-taruc-june-21-1913-may-4.html

1948: Siliwangi division recaptures Madiun. The Communist Party of Indonesia (PKI) abandons Madiun, pursued by army. Aidit and Lukman leave for China

1953: Joint Americano-French communiqué announcing a bigger aid to France in Indochina

1965: Procommunist military officers, calling themselves the September 30 Movement (Gestapu), attempt to seize power, killing five generals. Their failure led to Sukarno’s displacement from power; a bloody purge of PKI members and the rise of Suharto who retake control on October 1

1965-09-30-gestapu

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/30_September_Movement
http://www.globalresearch.ca/still-uninvestigated-after-50-years-did-the-u-s-help-incite-the-1965-indonesia-massacre/5467309
http://www.hartford-hwp.com/archives/54b/033.html
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/41017138_The_’Gestapu’_events_of_1965_in_Indonesia_New_evidence_from_Russian_and_German_archives

https://youtu.be/N-07wttSEx4

1969: Thailand announces the gradual withdrawal of the US forces from its territory

1975: The General Assembly of the United Nations postpones the question of the admission of the two Vietnam

1977: Philippine political prisoners, Eugenio Lopez, Jr. and Sergio Osmena III successfully escaped from Fort Bonifacio Maximum Security Prison in the Philippines
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eugenio_Lopez,_Jr.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sergio_Osme%C3%B1a_III

1979: Birth of Vince Chong, Malaysian singer-songwriter
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vince_Chong
https://www.allmusic.com/artist/vince-mn0001458791

1987: Birth of Denise Laurel, Filipino actress and singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Denise_Laurel

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

 2008: Veteran Singapore opposition leader and human rights fighter Josue B. Jeyaretnam dies He was the first to break a government monopoly on power in Singapore when he won a seat in parliament in 1981
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7643379.stm
http://www.economist.com/obituary/displaystory.cfm?story_id=12376738
http://remembersingapore.wordpress.com/2012/02/25/persistent-opposition-j-b-jeyaretnam/

jb-jeyaretnam-june-2008

2009: At least 475 people are dead and thousands are trapped under rubble after a strong earthquake shook western Indonesia
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8284208.stm

 

On 30 September in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 30 SEPTEMBER IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on September 30, 2019

1626: Death of Nurhaci, Manchurian founder of the Jin Dynasty, born in 1558
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nurhaci

1920: Birth of Eileen Chang (Zhang Ailing), Chinese writer who died on September 8, 1995
http://www.chinesetolearn.com/eileen-chang-zhang-ailing-quotes/
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Eileen_Chang

1949: End of the first meeting of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (started on 21).  Mao is elected president
http://www.historytoday.com/richard-cavendish/mao-zedong-becomes-chinese-head-state

1950: Zhou Enlai warns that China will not stand idly by if « the imperialists wantonly invade the territory of North Korea. »Two days later, he formally notifies the Indian ambassador to China that if the U.S. enters North Korea, China will intervene

1959: Coming back from USA, Nikita Khrushchev goes to China

Nikita Kroutchev et Mao Tse Tung

1961: Birth of Sally Yeh, Hong Kong pop star and actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sally_Yeh
http://www.hkcinemagic.com/en/people.asp?id=236

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AYxFaeG5TP8

1982: Birth of Li Xiaolu (Jacqueline Li), Chinese actress and singer
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Li_Xiao_Lu

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hC3XBN6Mqdg

2016: A Chinese court jailes for life Wan Qingliang, former Communist Party boss of the southern city of Guangzhou, after finding him guilty of corruption
https://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2023942/former-guangzhou-party-chief-wan-qingliang-jailed-life

 

On 29 September in Asian history

1972-09-29-diplomatic-relations

On 29 September in Asian history

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Updated on September 29, 2019

1637: Killing in Japan of Lorenzo Ruiz, the first Filipino martyred for the Christian faith and the first Filipino saint
http://www.catholic.org/saints/saint.php?saint_id=231
http://thepinoycatholic.blogspot.fr/2009/06/st-lorenzo-ruiz.html
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/647/today-in-history-philippine-september-29-1637-lorenzo-ruiz-the-first-filipino-saint-was-hung-upside-down-to-death-in-nagasaki-japan

1856: French forces land in Tourane (now Danang) in Annam (now central Vietnam)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Tourane

1858-french-ships-at-danang

1898 : In Philippines, the Malolos Congress ratified the June 12, 1898 Act of the Declaration of Independence from Spain
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1288/today-in-philippine-history-september-29-1898-the-malolos-congress-ratified-the-declaration-of-independence

1915: Birth of Brenda Marshall, Filipino actress who died on July 30, 1992
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brenda_Marshall

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ktj81S7W2gM

1918: Hara Takashi becomes Prime Minister of Japan, up to his killing on November 4, 1921
http://www.ndl.go.jp/portrait/e/datas/172.html

1920: Birth of Noriyoshi Matsuura, Japanese film maker who died on January 15, 2005
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0559676/
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=4430

1929: Death of Giichi Tanaka, Japanese baron and general, 26th Premier (1927-29), born on June 22, 1864
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tanaka_Giichi
https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=6136245

1932: Birth of Mehmood Ali, Indian actor who died on July 4, 2004
 http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/mehmood-ali.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ILgrhR9rjyM

1936: Volksraad (People Council) votes to support petition for autonomy for Indonesia within the constitution of the Netherlands
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volksraad_(Dutch_East_Indies)

1945: British forces land in Indonesia

1946: Birth of Ravi Baswani, Indian actor, who died on July 27, 2010
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ravi_Baswani
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0060629/

1949: China’s Initiation of the Five Principles of Peaceful Co-Existence
 http://www.fmprc.gov.cn/mfa_eng/ziliao_665539/3602_665543/3604_665547/t18053.shtml

1949: The Communist Party of China writes the Common Programme for the future People’s Republic of China
http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/1949-ccp-program.html

1950: The United Nations Security Council invites Red China to participate on discussions on Taiwan

 1954: USA says it will contribute financially to the French forces in Indochina and will give aid to these associated states

 1955: In Indonesia, elections show big gains for NU and PKI, but disappointment for Masyumi; many small parties win seats
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indonesian_legislative_election,_1955

 1957: A passenger train collides with an oil-tanker train in the Gambar province of western Pakistan, killing 300 people

 1965: Hanoi announces that downed pilots will be treated as war criminals

1967: US president Johnson proposes to meet Ho Chi Minh and to suspend bombings on North if he accepts negotiations (see previous exchanges of letters)
http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/1967-vietnam-letters1.html

1968: Birth of Samir Soni, Indian actor
http://www.webindia123.com/personality/men/samir_soni/samir.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eGJCE2Sef0I

1972: Publication of a Joint communiqué establishing diplomatic relations between China and Japan
http://www.taiwandocuments.org/japan01.htm
http://www.mofa.go.jp/region/asia-paci/china/joint72.html

1972-09-29-diplomatic-relations

1977: Birth of Sin Joo-ri, Korean actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1176586/
http://www.hancinema.net/korean_Sin_Joo-ri.php

1977: Birth of Won Bin, South Korean actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Won_Bin
http://www.hkcinemagic.com/en/people.asp?id=8058

1979: Just before the 30th anniversary of the foundation of the People’s Republic of China, self-criticism by the Communist Party on the Cultural Revolution excesses

1988: In Bangladesh, floods cause 30 million people with no shelter

1996: Death of of Endo Shusaku, Japanese Catholic author, born in March 1923
http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1E1-EndoShu.html

2001: Death of Nguyen Van Thieu, President of South Vietnam (1967-1975), born on April 5, 1923
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/1358069/Nguyen-Van-Thieu.html
https://www.theguardian.com/news/2001/oct/02/guardianobituaries2

nguyen-van-thieu-3

2006: Death of Khalique Ibrahim Khalique, Pakistani journalist and Urdu poet and critic, born in 1926
http://www.dawn.com/news/212670/khalique-ibrahim-dead
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khalique_Ibrahim_Khalique

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MNMwpLHc2oE

2007: Terrorist attack in Malé (Maldives), twelve foreign tourists wounded

2008: Afghanistan insurgent leader Gulbuddin Hekmatyar claims responsibility in a video message for an August ambush that killed 10 French soldiers in Sarobi. The attack, in which 21 troops were also wounded, shocked France and sparked debate about the country’s involvement in war-torn Afghanistan
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/onthefrontline/2584302/10-French-soldiers-killed-by-the-Taliban-in-Afghanistan.html

2011: China successfully launches an experimental craft paving the way for its first space station amid a blaze of national pride, bringing the growing Asian power closer to matching the United States and Russia with a long-term manned outpost in space
http://www.asiaone.com/News/Latest%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20110929-302326.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-15112760

2012: Death of Nan Huai-Chin, Chinese scholar, born on March 18, 1918
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nan_Huai-Chin

2013: Thousands of people took to the streets of Taipei in a series of protests on Sunday, hurling shoes at the portrait of the beleaguered President Ma Ying-jeou and demanding he step down
https://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1320699/thousands-rally-taiwan-leaders-resignation
https://www.bangkokpost.com/most-recent/372123/protests-demand-taiwan-leader-quit

2013: Death of Toyoko Yamasaki, Japanese journalist and author, born on November 3, 1924
http://www.mutanteggplant.com/vitro-nasu/2013/09/30/toyoko-yamasaki-champion-of-social-issues-dies-at-88/
https://www.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=Toyoko%20Yamasaki

2014: Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai is sworn in as Afghanistan’s new president, replacing Hamid Karzai in the country’s first democratic transfer of power since the 2001 US-led invasion toppled the Taliban
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-29375438
http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2014/07/profile-ashraf-ghani-20147883632825529.html

2016: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has formalised a peace treaty with Hezb-i-Islami, an armed group led by Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, a deal the government hopes will lead to more agreements with other fighters
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2016/09/afghanistan-ghani-hekmatyar-sign-peace-deal-160929092524754.html

2017: Cambodia mourns legendary architect Vann Molyvann
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5083941/nation-mourns-legendary-architect-vann-molyvann/
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/visionary-architect-vann-molyvann-dies-90

2017: UN chief urges Burma to end ‘nightmare’ for Rohingyas
http://www.france24.com/en/20170929-united-nations-chief-guterres-urges-burma-myanmar-end-nightmare-rohingyas
http://edition.cnn.com/2017/09/28/asia/myanmar-un-security-council/index.html

2018: Maldives election body endorses opposition leader Solih’s victory amid threats
https://www.straitstimes.com/asia/south-asia/maldives-election-body-endorses-opposition-leader-solihs-victory-amid-threats
https://maldivesindependent.com/politics/solih-confirmed-winner-of-maldives-presidential-election-141611

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 29 September in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICS AND STRATEGY ON 29 SEPTEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 29, 2019

1856: French forces land in Tourane (now Danang) in Annam (now central Vietnam)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Tourane

1858-french-ships-at-danang

1898 : In Philippines, the Malolos Congress ratified the June 12, 1898 Act of the Declaration of Independence from Spain
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1288/today-in-philippine-history-september-29-1898-the-malolos-congress-ratified-the-declaration-of-independence

1936: Volksraad (People Council) votes to support petition for autonomy for Indonesia within the constitution of the Netherlands
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volksraad_(Dutch_East_Indies)

1945: British forces land in Indonesia

1949: China’s Initiation of the Five Principles of Peaceful Co-Existence
 http://www.fmprc.gov.cn/mfa_eng/ziliao_665539/3602_665543/3604_665547/t18053.shtml

1954: USA says it will contribute financially to the French forces in Indochina and will give aid to these associated states

1965: Hanoi announces that downed pilots will be treated as war criminals

1967: US president Johnson proposes to meet Ho Chi Minh and to suspend bombings on North if he accepts negotiations (see previous exchanges of letters)
http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/1967-vietnam-letters1.html

1972: Publication of a Joint communiqué establishing diplomatic relations between China and Japan
http://www.taiwandocuments.org/japan01.htm
http://www.mofa.go.jp/region/asia-paci/china/joint72.html

1972-09-29-diplomatic-relations

2007: Terrorist attack in Malé (Maldives), twelve foreign tourists wounded

2008: Afghanistan insurgent leader Gulbuddin Hekmatyar claims responsibility in a video message for an August ambush that killed 10 French soldiers in Sarobi. The attack, in which 21 troops were also wounded, shocked France and sparked debate about the country’s involvement in war-torn Afghanistan
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/onthefrontline/2584302/10-French-soldiers-killed-by-the-Taliban-in-Afghanistan.html

2016: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has formalised a peace treaty with Hezb-i-Islami, an armed group led by Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, a deal the government hopes will lead to more agreements with other fighters
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2016/09/afghanistan-ghani-hekmatyar-sign-peace-deal-160929092524754.html

 

 

 

On 29 September in South Asian history

ON 29 SEPTEMBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 29, 2019

1932: Birth of Mehmood Ali, Indian actor who died on July 4, 2004
 http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/mehmood-ali.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ILgrhR9rjyM

1957: A passenger train collides with an oil-tanker train in the Gambar province of western Pakistan, killing 300 people

1968: Birth of Samir Soni, Indian actor
http://www.webindia123.com/personality/men/samir_soni/samir.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eGJCE2Sef0I

1984: Birth of Isha Sharvani, Indian dancer and actress
 http://www.filmyfolks.com/kmh/isha-sharvani.shtml

1988: In Bangladesh, floods cause 30 million people with no shelter

2006: Death of Khalique Ibrahim Khalique, Pakistani journalist and Urdu poet and critic, born in 1926
http://www.dawn.com/news/212670/khalique-ibrahim-dead
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khalique_Ibrahim_Khalique

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MNMwpLHc2oE

2007: Terrorist attack in Malé (Maldives), twelve foreign tourists wounded

2008: Afghanistan insurgent leader Gulbuddin Hekmatyar claims responsibility in a video message for an August ambush that killed 10 French soldiers in Sarobi. The attack, in which 21 troops were also wounded, shocked France and sparked debate about the country’s involvement in war-torn Afghanistan
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/onthefrontline/2584302/10-French-soldiers-killed-by-the-Taliban-in-Afghanistan.html

2014: Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai is sworn in as Afghanistan’s new president, replacing Hamid Karzai in the country’s first democratic transfer of power since the 2001 US-led invasion toppled the Taliban
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-29375438
http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2014/07/profile-ashraf-ghani-20147883632825529.html

2016: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has formalised a peace treaty with Hezb-i-Islami, an armed group led by Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, a deal the government hopes will lead to more agreements with other fighters
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2016/09/afghanistan-ghani-hekmatyar-sign-peace-deal-160929092524754.html

2018: Maldives election body endorses opposition leader Solih’s victory amid threats
https://www.straitstimes.com/asia/south-asia/maldives-election-body-endorses-opposition-leader-solihs-victory-amid-threats
https://maldivesindependent.com/politics/solih-confirmed-winner-of-maldives-presidential-election-141611

 

 

On 29 September in Southeast Asian history

ON 29 SEPTEMBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 29, 2019

1637: Killing, in Japan, of Lorenzo Ruiz, the first Filipino martyred for the Christian faith and the first Filipino saint
http://www.catholic.org/saints/saint.php?saint_id=231
http://thepinoycatholic.blogspot.fr/2009/06/st-lorenzo-ruiz.html
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/647/today-in-history-philippine-september-29-1637-lorenzo-ruiz-the-first-filipino-saint-was-hung-upside-down-to-death-in-nagasaki-japan

1856: French forces land in Tourane (now Danang) in Annam (now central Vietnam)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Tourane

1858-french-ships-at-danang

1898 : In Philippines, the Malolos Congress ratifies the June 12, 1898 Act of the Declaration of Independence from Spain
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1288/today-in-philippine-history-september-29-1898-the-malolos-congress-ratified-the-declaration-of-independence

1915: Birth of Brenda Marshall, Filipino actress who died on July 30, 1992
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brenda_Marshall

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ktj81S7W2gM

1936: Volksraad (People Council) votes to support petition for autonomy for Indonesia within the constitution of the Netherlands
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volksraad_(Dutch_East_Indies)

1945: British forces land in Indonesia

1954: USA says it will contribute financially to the French forces in Indochina and will give aid to these associated states

 1955: In Indonesia, elections show big gains for NU and PKI, but disappointment for Masyumi; many small parties win seats
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indonesian_legislative_election,_1955

1965: Hanoi announces that downed pilots will be treated as war criminals

1967: US president Johnson proposes to meet Ho Chi Minh and to suspend bombings on North if he accepts negotiations (see previous exchanges of letters)
http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/1967-vietnam-letters1.ht

2001: Death of Nguyen Van Thieu, President of South Vietnam (1967-1975), born on April 5, 1923
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/1358069/Nguyen-Van-Thieu.html
https://www.theguardian.com/news/2001/oct/02/guardianobituaries2

nguyen-van-thieu-3

2017: Cambodia mourns legendary architect Vann Molyvann
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5083941/nation-mourns-legendary-architect-vann-molyvann/
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/visionary-architect-vann-molyvann-dies-90

2017: UN chief urges Burma to end ‘nightmare’ for Rohingyas
http://www.france24.com/en/20170929-united-nations-chief-guterres-urges-burma-myanmar-end-nightmare-rohingyas
http://edition.cnn.com/2017/09/28/asia/myanmar-un-security-council/index.html