Daily Archives: 5 octobre 2019

On 5 October in Asian history

ON 5 OCTOBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on October 5, 2019

1412: Shoko becomes the 101st emperor of Japan upon the abdication of his father, Go-Komatsu. His actual coronation will be two years later
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Sh%C5%8Dk%C5%8D

1614: First Japanese diplomatic mission, led by Tsunenaga Hasekura,  arrives in Europe
http://www.artsales.com/ARTistory/Xavier/Hasekura.html
http://www.jref.com/articles/hasekura-tsunenaga.293/

hasekura-tsunenaga

1714: Death of Kaibara Ekken, Japanese philosopher, born on December 17, 1630
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kaibara_Ekken

1864: The Indian city of Calcutta is almost totally destroyed by a cyclone. 60,000 died

1900: Birth of Bing Xin, Chinese writer and poet, who died on February 28, 1999
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bingxin
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9379.html

bing-xin

1904: Birth of famous Chinese painter Fu Baoshi, who died on September 29, 1965
http://www.chinaonlinemuseum.com/painting-fu-baoshi.php
https://www.google.fr/search?q=Fu+Baoshi&biw=1138&bih=523&tbm=isch&source=lnms&sa=X&ved=0CAcQ_AUoAWoVChMIs4S3jLOpyAIVSu4aCh1dnAvG&dpr=1.2

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jlgn5AyZWlY

1909: Death of Chinese reformist scholar Zhang Zhidong, born on September 4, 1837
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhang_Zhidong
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9655.html

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1911: The Kowloon-Canton Railway commences service between Kowloon and Canton
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kowloon%E2%80%93Canton_Railway

1921: Birth of Pham Duy, Vietnamese singer-songwriter who died on January 27, 2013
http://vietnamtranquanghai.blogspot.fr/2012/12/wikipedia-pham-duy-biography.html

1929: Birth of Naoyuki Suzuki, Japanese film writer and producer, who died on November 26, 2005
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0840649/

Naoyuki Suzuki

1929: Death of  Varghese Payapilly Palakkappilly, Indian Syrian Catholic priest and Servant of God, born on August 8 1876
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Varghese_Payapilly_Palakkappilly

1940: Communist Chinese New 4th Army counterattack and defeat Nationalist Chinese troops at Huangqiao (« Yellow Bridge »), Jiangsu Province, capturing great quantities of weapons and ammunition
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=321
http://www.republicanchina.org/The-Battle-of-Huangqiao.htm

1945: First landing of French forces in Indochina after World War II

1945: Tentara Keamanan Rakyat (later ABRI, TNI), Indonesian armed forces are founded. Naval forces are founded as Angkatan Laut Republik Indonesia (ALRI, later TNI-AL). October 5 is celebrated as Armed Forces Day

1946: Birth of Zahida Hina, Pakistani columnist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zahida_Hina

1952: Birth of Yutaka Nakajima, Japanese actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0620073/
http://www.setcelebs.com/yutaka-nakajima.html

1960: The third congress of the Vietnam Workers’ Party decides two purposes: the construction of socialism in North, and the liberation of South through an united front

1961: In Beijing, signature of a border treaty with Nepal

1963: Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge reports to President John F. Kennedy from Saigon that South Vietnamese generals are planning a coup against President Ngo Dinh Diem

1963: China rejects an Indian offer of international arbitration for their border conflict

1964: Birth of Keiji Fujiwara, Japanese voice actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keiji_Fujiwara

1976: Birth of Song Seung-hun, South Korean actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Song_Seung-hun

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Now17VL9YhU

1976: Birth of Royston Tan, Singaporean screenwriter & director
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0848892/

1989: The 14th Dalai Lama, tenzin Gyatso is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize
http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/1989/press.html
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/dalai-lama-wins-peace-prize

1993: China set off an underground nuclear explosion

2003: In Japan, the Liberal Party, founded in 1996, is dissolved and integrated in the Democratic Party led by Naoto Kan

2004: General Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono is proclaimed the winner of Indonesia presidential election with 60,6 % of the votes vs 39,4 % to president Megawati Sukarnoputri, in the first direct election of the president

2008: In Thailand, police arrest one of the leaders of the anti-government protests that have surrounded Bangkok’s Government House for over a month, Chamlong Srimuang, a former general, on charges of insurrection
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2008/10/2008105417840214.html

2008: Death of Ken Ogata, Japanese actor, born on July 20, 1937
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ken_Ogata

2008: At least 27 people are killed and about 80 wounded in a suicide bomb attack in Sri Lanka. Janaka Perera, a former general who became an opposition leader, was among those killed
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2008/10/200810634626366820.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7653945.stm

2009: Five United Nations staff are killed in a suicide attack on the UN’s World Food Program offices in Islamabad, the Pakistan’s capital
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2009/10/200910563927833874.html

2010: Chinese premier Wen Jiabao and his Japanese counterpart Naoto Kan hold impromptu talks at the Asia-Europe summit in Brussels, in the first high-level contact between the countries since a bitter territorial dispute erupted a month ago
http://www.france24.com/en/20101005-China-Japan-resume-talks-brussels-asia-europe-summit

2014: Princess Noriko marries the eldest son of the head priest of the Izumo Taisha grand shrine in Shimane Prefecture, thereby relinquishing her Imperial status. http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2014/10/05/national/princess-noriko-marries-son-of-izumo-taisha-priest-relinquishes-royal-status/#.VDG7r71OLTY

2015 : Chinese pharmacologist Tu Youyou, aged 85, becomes China’s first medicine Nobel laureate when it was announced Oct 5, 2015 that she was one of three scientists awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/11913662/Chinas-Tu-Youyou-learnt-of-Nobel-achievement-by-watching-television.html
http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/945622.shtml

2015 : The United States and 11 other Pacific Rim countries agree to a controversial trade pact that cuts trade barriers, sets labour and environmental standards and protects multinational corporations’ intellectual property
http://www.bbc.com/news/business-34444799
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2015/10/pacific-nations-reach-landmark-trade-pact-151005124604560.html

2017: Japanese-born Kazuo Ishiguro wins Nobel Prize in Literature
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2017/oct/05/kazuo-ishiguro-wins-the-nobel-prize-in-literature

2017: Bolkiah, sultan of Brunei, celebrates 50 years in power
http://gulfnews.com/news/asia/your-gilded-chariot-awaits-brunei-sultan-celebrates-50-years-in-power-1.2101019
http://www.asiaone.com/asia/brunei-sultan-mark-golden-jubilee-lavish-celebrations

2018: Pakistan opposition leader Shahbaz Sharif arrested ahead of polls
https://www.thenational.ae/world/asia/pakistan-opposition-leader-shahbaz-sharif-arrested-ahead-of-polls-1.777568
https://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2018/10/05/nab-arrests-shehbaz-sharif-in-ashiana-housing-scam/

2018: Former South Korean president Lee Myung-bak sentenced to 15 years
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/10/05/former-south-korean-president-imprisoned-15-years-corruption/
http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20181005000545

2018: Five activists sentenced up to 15 years’ jail for attempted subversion in Vietnam
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/ap/article-6243831/Vietnam-jails-5-activists-attempted-subversion.html
https://www.scmp.com/news/asia/southeast-asia/article/2167235/five-activists-face-15-years-jail-attempted-subversion
https://www.amnesty.org.uk/press-releases/vietnam-five-more-jailed-relentless-crackdown-freedom-speech

2018: Taiwan pardons more than 1,200 ‘White Terror’ victims
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/10/05/restoration-honour-taiwan-pardons-1200-white-terror-victims/
https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asia/taiwan-pardons-more-than-1-200-white-terror-victims-10795236
https://www.taiwannews.com.tw/en/news/3545643

 

Holidays and observances

Indonesia: Forces Day

China sciences and technology

5 OCTOBER 2019

China launches satellite that can photograph every metre of ground

The Chinese satellite, Gaofen-10, was launched at 2:51 a.m. Saturday (Beijing Time) aboard a Long March-4C rocket and entered the planned orbit successfully. It was the 314th flight mission of the Long March carrier rocket series
https://www.euronews.com/2019/10/05/china-launches-satellite-that-can-photograph-every-metre-of-ground

13 JUNE 2019

17 nations to join China’s space station

The China Space Station is set to welcome aboard nine international scientific projects from 17 countries covering a wide range of research areas, the China Manned Space Agency and the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs announced on June 12, 2019 in Vienna, Austria
https://www.chinadailyasia.com/articles/0/148/229/1560401201469.html?newsId=85677

5 JUNE 2019

China launches rocket from Yellow Sea platform for first time

China has launched a rocket from a mobile platform at sea for the first time, sending five commercial satellites and two others containing experimental technology into space
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/jun/05/china-launches-rocket-from-yellow-sea-platform-for-first-time
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-06-05/china-space-launch-from-the-sea/11183722

17 APRIL 2019

China to enhance international space cooperation

China will promote aerospace development, strengthen international cooperation and contribute Chinese wisdom, plans and strength in man’s peaceful utilization of outer space, said an official with China National Space Administration (CNSA) on Wednesday
https://www.chinadailyasia.com/articles/48/13/176/1555497702177.html?newsId=68154

3 JANUARY 2019

China lands spacecraft in world’s first mission to far side of moon

China reached a milestone in space exploration on Thursday (Jan 3), landing a vehicle on the far side of the moon for the first time in history, state media announced
https://www.straitstimes.com/asia/east-asia/chinese-spacecraft-nears-landing-on-far-side-of-moon
http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2019-01/03/c_137717085.htm
https://www.france24.com/en/20190103-china-space-probe-change-4-makes-first-ever-landing-far-side-moon

8 DECEMBER 2018

China launches rover for first landing on far side of the moon

China launched a ground-breaking mission Saturday to land a spacecraft on the largely unexplored far side of the moon, demonstrating its growing ambitions as a space power to rival Russia, the European Union and the US
https://www.chinadailyasia.com/articles/197/206/185/1544256236923.html?newsId=55864
https://www.trtworld.com/life/china-launches-pioneering-mission-to-far-side-of-moon-22294

28 OCTOBER 2018

China’s First Private Rocket Launch Fails

Zhuque-1, Сhina’s first privately-built rocket failed after launching from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center Sunday
https://sputniknews.com/science/201810281069285350-china-commercial-rocket-zhuque-fail/
https://www.straitstimes.com/asia/east-asia/chinese-privately-developed-rocket-fails-to-reach-orbit

27 JUNE 2018

Man charged with illegally exporting anti-submarine devices to China

A Chinese national has been charged in the United States for conspiring with an entity affiliated with the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) to illegally ship devices used in anti-submarine warfare to China
https://edition.cnn.com/2018/06/27/asia/chinese-national-military-technology-charges-intl/index.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+rss%2Fedition_asia+%28RSS%3A+CNNi+-+Asia%29
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-massachusetts-crime-china/u-s-accuses-chinese-man-of-smuggling-anti-submarine-warfare-devices-idUSKBN1JI0BE

2 JUNE 2018

China launches new Earth observation satellite

China on Saturday launched a new Earth observation satellite, Gaofen-6, which will be mainly used in agricultural resources research and disaster monitoring
https://www.chinadailyasia.com/articles/88/217/54/1527933021253.html

23 MAY 2018

How China acquires ‘the crown jewels’ of U.S. technology

The U.S. fails to adequately police foreign deals for next-generation software that powers the military and American economic strength
https://www.politico.com/story/2018/05/22/china-us-tech-companies-cfius-572413

24 APRIL 2018

China to launch Chang’e-5 lunar probe in 2019

China plans to launch the Chang’e-5 lunar probe next year, which is expected to bring lunar samples back to the Earth, according to Pei Zhaoyu, deputy director of the Lunar Exploration and Space Program Center of the China National Space Administration (CNSA)
https://www.chinadailyasia.com/articles/123/180/20/1524583595933.html

9 APRIL 2018

China’s ‘space dream’: A Long March to the moon

The plunge back to Earth of a defunct Chinese space laboratory will not slow down Beijing’s ambitious plans to send humans to the moon
http://gulfnews.com/news/asia/china/china-s-space-dream-a-long-march-to-the-moon-1.2198318

20 APRIL 2017

First cargo spacecraft boosts China’s space dream

 China on Thursday launched its first cargo spacecraft, Tianzhou-1, into space, a crucial step for the country in building a space station by approximately 2022
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/nation/2017-04/20/content_15602807.html
http://www.euronews.com/2017/04/20/one-small-step-china-launches-first-cargo-spacecraft

18 NOVEMBER 2016

Touchdown for Chinese astronauts after record space mission

Two mainland astronauts touched down safely on the grasslands of Ulanqab, in Inner Mongolia, on Friday, ending a month-long mission in China’s bigger quest to establish a permanent space station
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2047229/two-chinese-astronauts-safely-back-earth-after-nations
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/nation/2016-11/18/content_15528179.html

3 NOVEMBER 2016

Long March 5 rocket makes maiden flight

The arrival of the CZ-5 means the gap between China and the US in space has narrowed from decades to years and the game will change profoundly from now on, according to several space analysts
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2042760/chinas-most-powerful-rocket-lifts-island-launch-centre
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/news/2016-11/03/content_15520812.html

17 OCTOBER 2016

China successfully launches manned spacecraft Shenzhou-11 to orbiting laboratory

China has launched two astronauts into space on a mission to dock with an experimental space station. The launch marks the latest stage in the country’s developing space program
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-37670842
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/2028653/china-launches-manned-mission-orbiting-space-laboratory
http://www.dw.com/en/china-launches-shenzhou-11-two-man-space-mission/a-36056920

15 SEPTEMBER 2016

China launches second trial space station

China has moved a step forward in its ambitious pursuit of building a permanent space station, with the successful launch of its Tiangong 2 experimental space lab into orbit on Thursday night
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-37370278
http://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/news/20160916_02/

25 JUNE 2016

China inaugurates new spaceport as it continues aggressive quest for the stars

China blasted off its Long March-7 new generation carrier rocket on a successful inaugural voyage on Saturday from a new launch centre, state media reported, as the country races ahead with an ambitious space programme
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/06/25/china-inaugurates-new-spaceport-as-it-continues-aggressive-quest/
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1981496/sleepy-longlou-countdown-becoming-cape-kennedy-hainan
http://www.ecns.cn/2016/06-25/215688.shtml

22 APRIL 2016

China approves Mars probe program

China’s Mars exploration program has been formally approved by the central authorities, Xu Dazhe, director of China National Space Administration, announced on Friday
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/nation/2016-04/22/content_15421324.html

20 SEPTEMBER 2015

China launches new workhorse ‘Long March’ rocket with 20 ‘micro satellites’ aboard

China on Sunday launched a new, smaller type of rocket from its « Long March » family which will be primarily used for carrying satellites aloft, state media reported, as the country races ahead with an ambitious space programme
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy-defence/article/1859957/china-launches-new-workhorse-long-march-rocket-20-micro
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/photo/2015-09/20/c_134641510.htm

24 OCTOBER 2014

China launches orbiter for lunar mission

China launched an unmanned spacecraft early Friday to test technologies to be used in the Chang’e-5, a future probe that will conduct the country’s first moon mission with a return to Earth.
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/nation/2014-10/24/content_15182263.html
http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/asia/439382/china-launches-first-mission-to-moon-and-back

11 JUNE 2013

China Launches 15-day Manned Space Mission

China launched a manned space mission Tuesday, continuing its ambitious goal of building its own space station. Among the many tasks to be undertaken during the 15-day flight, the astronauts will lead lectures from space to educate Chinese students. China launched the manned Shenzhou-10 spacecraft from a satellite launch center in the Gobi desert. The space craft is carrying two men and one woman and will travel through space for 15 days.           http://www.voanews.com/content/china-launches-15day-manned-space-mission/1679276.html
http://www.euronews.com/2013/06/11/china-launches-sacred-space-mission/ 

 

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 5 October in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 5 OCTOBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on October 5, 2019

1940: Communist Chinese New 4th Army counterattack and defeat Nationalist Chinese troops at Huangqiao (« Yellow Bridge »), Jiangsu Province, capturing great quantities of weapons and ammunition
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=321
http://www.republicanchina.org/The-Battle-of-Huangqiao.htm

1945: First landing of French forces in Indochina after World War II

1945: Tentara Keamanan Rakyat (later ABRI, TNI), Indonesian armed forces are founded. Naval forces are founded as Angkatan Laut Republik Indonesia (ALRI, later TNI-AL). October 5 is celebrated as Armed Forces Day

1961: In Beijing, signature of a border treaty with Nepal

1963: Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge reports to President John F. Kennedy from Saigon that South Vietnamese generals are planning a coup against President Ngo Dinh Diem

1963: China rejects an Indian offer of international arbitration for their border conflict

1993: China set off an underground nuclear explosion

2008: At least 27 people are killed and about 80 wounded in a suicide bomb attack in Sri Lanka. Janaka Perera, a former general who became an opposition leader, was among those killed
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2008/10/200810634626366820.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7653945.stm

2009: Five United Nations staff are killed in a suicide attack on the UN’s World Food Program offices in Islamabad, the Pakistan’s capital
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2009/10/200910563927833874.html

2010: Chinese premier Wen Jiabao and his Japanese counterpart Naoto Kan hold impromptu talks at the Asia-Europe summit in Brussels, in the first high-level contact between the countries since a bitter territorial dispute erupted a month ago
http://www.france24.com/en/20101005-China-Japan-resume-talks-brussels-asia-europe-summit

 

On 5 October in South Asian history

ON 5 OCTOBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on October 5, 2019

1864: The Indian city of Calcutta is almost totally destroyed by a cyclone. 60,000 died

1929: Death of  Varghese Payapilly Palakkappilly, Indian Syrian Catholic priest and Servant of God, born on August 8 1876
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Varghese_Payapilly_Palakkappilly

1946: Birth of Zahida Hina, Pakistani columnist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zahida_Hina

1961: In Beijing, signature of a border treaty with Nepal

1963: China rejects an Indian offer of international arbitration for their border conflict

1989: The 14th Dalai Lama, tenzin Gyatso is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize
http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/1989/press.html
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/dalai-lama-wins-peace-prize

2008: At least 27 people are killed and about 80 wounded in a suicide bomb attack in Sri Lanka. Janaka Perera, a former general who became an opposition leader, was among those killed
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2008/10/200810634626366820.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7653945.stm

2009: Five United Nations staff are killed in a suicide attack on the UN’s World Food Program offices in Islamabad, the Pakistan’s capital
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2009/10/200910563927833874.html

2018: Pakistan opposition leader Shahbaz Sharif arrested ahead of polls
https://www.thenational.ae/world/asia/pakistan-opposition-leader-shahbaz-sharif-arrested-ahead-of-polls-1.777568
https://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2018/10/05/nab-arrests-shehbaz-sharif-in-ashiana-housing-scam/

On 5 October in Southeast Asian history

ON 5 OCTOBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on October 5, 2019

1921: Birth of Pham Duy, Vietnamese singer-songwriter who died on January 27, 2013
http://vietnamtranquanghai.blogspot.fr/2012/12/wikipedia-pham-duy-biography.html

1945: First landing of French forces in Indochina after World War II

1945: Tentara Keamanan Rakyat (later ABRI, TNI), Indonesian armed forces are founded. Naval forces are founded as Angkatan Laut Republik Indonesia (ALRI, later TNI-AL). October 5 is celebrated as Armed Forces Day

1960: The third congress of the Vietnam Workers’ Party decides two purposes: the construction of socialism in North, and the liberation of South through an united front

1963: Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge reports to President John F. Kennedy from Saigon that South Vietnamese generals are planning a coup against President Ngo Dinh Diem

1976: Birth of Royston Tan, Singaporean screenwriter & director
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0848892/

1981: Birth of Kelvin Tan Wei Lian, Singaporean singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kelvin_Tan_Wei_Lian

1988: Birth of Maja Salvador, Filipina Actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maja_Salvador
http://getitfromboy.net/maja-salvador-sexy-photos/

2004: General Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono is proclaimed the winner of Indonesia presidential election with 60,6 % of the votes vs 39,4 % to president Megawati Sukarnoputri, in the first direct election of the president

2008: In Thailand, police arrest one of the leaders of the anti-government protests that have surrounded Bangkok’s Government House for over a month, Chamlong Srimuang, a former general, on charges of insurrection
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2008/10/2008105417840214.html

 2017: Bolkiah, sultan of Brunei, celebrates 50 years in power
http://gulfnews.com/news/asia/your-gilded-chariot-awaits-brunei-sultan-celebrates-50-years-in-power-1.2101019
http://www.asiaone.com/asia/brunei-sultan-mark-golden-jubilee-lavish-celebrations

2018: Five activists sentenced up to 15 years’ jail for attempted subversion in Vietnam
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/ap/article-6243831/Vietnam-jails-5-activists-attempted-subversion.html
https://www.scmp.com/news/asia/southeast-asia/article/2167235/five-activists-face-15-years-jail-attempted-subversion
https://www.amnesty.org.uk/press-releases/vietnam-five-more-jailed-relentless-crackdown-freedom-speech


Holidays and observances

Indonesia: Forces Day

On 5 October in Japan’s history

ON 5 OCTOBER IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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

Updated on October 5, 2019

1412: Shoko becomes the 101st emperor of Japan upon the abdication of his father, Go-Komatsu. His actual coronation will be two years later
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Sh%C5%8Dk%C5%8D

1614: First Japanese diplomatic mission, led by Tsunenaga Hasekura,  arrives in Europe
http://www.artsales.com/ARTistory/Xavier/Hasekura.html
http://www.jref.com/articles/hasekura-tsunenaga.293/

hasekura-tsunenaga

1714: Death of Kaibara Ekken, Japanese philosopher, born on December 17, 1630
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kaibara_Ekken

1929: Birth of Naoyuki Suzuki, Japanese film writer and producer, who died on November 26, 2005
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0840649/

Naoyuki Suzuki

1952: Birth of Yutaka Nakajima, Japanese actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0620073/

1964: Birth of Keiji Fujiwara, Japanese voice actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keiji_Fujiwara

2003: In Japan, the Liberal Party, founded in 1996, is dissolved and integrated in the Democratic Party led by Naoto Kan

2008: Death of Ken Ogata, Japanese actor, born on July 20, 1937
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ken_Ogata

2010: Chinese premier Wen Jiabao and his Japanese counterpart Naoto Kan hold impromptu talks at the Asia-Europe summit in Brussels, in the first high-level contact between the countries since a bitter territorial dispute erupted a month ago
http://www.france24.com/en/20101005-China-Japan-resume-talks-brussels-asia-europe-summit

2014: Princess Noriko marries the eldest son of the head priest of the Izumo Taisha grand shrine in Shimane Prefecture, thereby relinquishing her Imperial status. http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2014/10/05/national/princess-noriko-marries-son-of-izumo-taisha-priest-relinquishes-royal-status/#.VDG7r71OLTY

2017: Japanese-born Kazuo Ishiguro wins Nobel Prize in Literature
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2017/oct/05/kazuo-ishiguro-wins-the-nobel-prize-in-literature

On 5 October in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 5 OCTOBER IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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

Updated on October 5, 2019

1900: Birth of Bing Xin, Chinese writer and poet, who died on February 28, 1999
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bingxin
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9379.html

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1904: Birth of famous Chinese painter Fu Baoshi, who died on September 29, 1965
http://www.chinaonlinemuseum.com/painting-fu-baoshi.php
https://www.google.fr/search?q=Fu+Baoshi&biw=1138&bih=523&tbm=isch&source=lnms&sa=X&ved=0CAcQ_AUoAWoVChMIs4S3jLOpyAIVSu4aCh1dnAvG&dpr=1.2

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jlgn5AyZWlY

1909: Death of Chinese reformist scholar Zhang Zhidong, born on September 4, 1837
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhang_Zhidong
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9655.html

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1911: The Kowloon-Canton Railway commences service between Kowloon and Canton
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kowloon%E2%80%93Canton_Railway

1940: Communist Chinese New 4th Army counterattack and defeat Nationalist Chinese troops at Huangqiao (« Yellow Bridge »), Jiangsu Province, capturing great quantities of weapons and ammunition
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=321
http://www.republicanchina.org/The-Battle-of-Huangqiao.htm

1961: In Beijing, signature of a border treaty with Nepal

1963: China rejects an Indian offer of international arbitration for their border conflict

1989: The 14th Dalai Lama, tenzin Gyatso is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize
http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/1989/press.html
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/dalai-lama-wins-peace-prize

1993: China set off an underground nuclear explosion

2010: Chinese premier Wen Jiabao and his Japanese counterpart Naoto Kan hold impromptu talks at the Asia-Europe summit in Brussels, in the first high-level contact between the countries since a bitter territorial dispute erupted a month ago
http://www.france24.com/en/20101005-China-Japan-resume-talks-brussels-asia-europe-summit

2015 : Chinese pharmacologist Tu Youyou, aged 85, becomes China’s first medicine Nobel laureate when it was announced Oct 5, 2015 that she was one of three scientists awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/11913662/Chinas-Tu-Youyou-learnt-of-Nobel-achievement-by-watching-television.html
http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/945622.shtml

2018: Taiwan pardons more than 1,200 ‘White Terror’ victims
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/10/05/restoration-honour-taiwan-pardons-1200-white-terror-victims/
https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asia/taiwan-pardons-more-than-1-200-white-terror-victims-10795236
https://www.taiwannews.com.tw/en/news/3545643