On 14 September in Asian history

On 14 September in Asian history

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Updated on September 14, 2019

585: Death of Bidatsu, 30th emperor of Japan (572-585), born in 538
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Bidatsu

1164: Death of Sutoku, 75th emperor of Japan (1123-1142), born on July 7, 1119
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Sutoku

1180: In Japan, Battle of Ishibashiyama between the Minamoto and Tairan clan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Ishibashiyama
http://www.mfa.org/collections/object/the-great-battle-of-ishibashiyama-ishibashiyama-%C3%B4gassen-no-zu-462241

1846: Jang Bahadur and his brothers massacre about 40 members of the Nepalese palace court
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kot_massacre
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jang_Bahadur

1862: Namamugi incident, also known sometimes as the Kanagawa Incident, and archaically as the Richardson Affair, was a samurai attack on foreign nationals in Japan
http://www.absoluteastronomy.com/topics/Namamugi_Incident#encyclopedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Namamugi_Incident

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1910: Death of Huo Yuanjia, Chinese martial artist, born in 1868
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Huo_Yuanjia

1935: Birth of Fujio Akatsuka, Japanese cartoonist, who died on August 2, 2008
http://lambiek.net/artists/a/akatsuka_fujio.htm

1946: After the failure of the Fontainebleau Conference, a motus vivendi is signed in Paris between Marius Moutet, the French Minister of Colonies and Vietnamese communist leader Ho Chi Minh
http://www.vietnamgear.com/ModusVivendi.aspx

1948: Khawaja Nazimuddin becomes the second general governor of Pakistan until October 1951
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/person.asp?perid=P011

1949: In India, the Constituent Assembly adopts Hindi as the Official Language of the Union
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/14th-september-1949-hindi-is-adopted-as-the-official-language-of-the-union-of-india

1949: Birth of Eikichi Yazawa, Japanese singer
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eikichi_Yazawa

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iUt9jcI75g4

1950: US President Truman authorizes the State Department to start negotiations for a peace treaty with Japan

1966: In Vietnam, Operation Attleboro is launched in War Zone C (Cambodian border)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Attleboro
http://www.virtualwall.org/units/opattleboro.htm

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U8bsNsOBL4A

1973: Birth of Tony Bui, Vietnamese film director
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tony_Bui
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0004784/

1979: In Afghanistan, Hafizullah Amin seizes power, prime minister and president Nour Mohammed Taraki is assassinated
http://www.fact-index.com/h/ha/hafizullah_amin.html

1985: Penang Bridge, the longest bridge in Malaysia, connecting the island of Penang to the mainland, opens to traffic
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Penang_Bridge

1985: Birth of Aya Ueto, Japanese actress and singer
http://mydramalist.com/people/448-ueto-aya
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aya_Ueto

1988: Liu Huaqing, who will modernize the Chinese Navy, is promoted admiral
http://www.franzbleeker.de/liuhuaqing.html

1993: Most famous Chinese dissident Wei Jingsheng, in jail since 1979, is freed. (again arrested few months later)
http://articles.latimes.com/1993-09-14/news/mn-35002_1_wei-jingsheng
 

Wei Jingsheng

1998: Death of Yang Shangkun, Chinese marshal and president of the republic (1987-1992)
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/8789.html

2009: Indonesia’s province of Aceh passes a new law making adultery punishable by stoning to death. The law also imposes severe sentences for rape, homosexuality, alcohol consumption and gambling
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8254631.stm

2010: Japanese PM Naoto Kan survives a leadership challenge from veteran power-broker Ichiro Ozawa, defeating him by a wider than expected margin
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2010/09/201091465736534326.html

2011: A Dutch court orders the government to compensate the widows of seven villagers who were summarily executed and a man shot and wounded in a notorious massacre during Indonesia’s bloody battle for independence from colonial rule
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2011/09/2011914132145205737.html

2012: Six Chinese ships enter waters surrounding a disputed island chain claimed by both China and Japan amid deteriorating relations between the two regional powers, prompting Japan to summon its Chinese ambassador in protest
http://www.france24.com/en/20120914-china-defies-japan-sending-ships-disputed-islands-diaoyu-senkaku
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/09/201291445921803663.html

2013: Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak announces fresh measures to benefit the country’s ethnic Malay majority despite an earlier pledge to reform the controversial affirmative action policy
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-09-14/malaysia-s-najib-outlines-new-affirmative-action-steps-to-nation.html

2018: North Korea and South Korea open joint liaison office
https://www.dw.com/en/north-korea-and-south-korea-open-joint-liaison-office/a-45482525
http://www.arirang.co.kr/News/News_View.asp?nseq=223568


Holidays and observances

India:  Hindi Day as Constituent Assembly adopted Hindi as the Official Language of the Union on 14th September 1949.



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