On 15 October in Asian history

ON 15 OCTOBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on October 15, 2018

1265: Birth of Temür Khan, Emperor Chengzong of Yuan -China who died on February 10, 1307
http://madmonarchist.blogspot.fr/2010/01/monarch-profile-temur-khan.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tem%C3%BCr_Khan,_Emperor_Chengzong_of_Yuan

1542: Birth of Akbar the Great who ruled the Mughal empire in India from 1556 to 1605
http://www.biography.com/people/akbar-the-great-9178163

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mBB96mj2X38

1754: Joseph François Dupleix, Governor general of the establishments in India, returns to France
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Fran%C3%A7ois_Dupleix

1904: The Russian Baltic Fleet leaves Reval, Estonia for Port Arthur (Lushun) in China during the Russo-Japanese War
http://russojapanesewar.com/index.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russo-Japanese_War

1913: Birth of Xi Zhongxun, Chinese reformist leader, father of president Xi Jinping, who died on May 24, 2002
http://chinese-leaders.org/xi-zhongxun/
https://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/dreams-from-xi-jinpings-father

xi-zhongxun

1914: Birth of Mohammed Zahir Shah, king of Afghanistan (1933-1973) who died on July 23, 2007
http://www.afghan-network.net/Rulers/zahir_shah.html

1914: Birth of Lim Yew Hock, second chief minister of Singapore (1956-1959) who died on November 30, 1984
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lim_Yew_Hock
https://remembersingapore.org/2012/11/13/the-curious-case-of-lim-yew-hock/

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1916: Birth of Admiral Liu Huaqing, father of the modernization of the Chinese PLA Navy
http://cimsec.org/father-modern-chinese-navy-liu-huaqing/13291
http://www.franzbleeker.de/liuhuaqing.html

Liu Huaqing 2

1918: Death of Sai Baba of Shirdi, Indian saint, born on September 28, 1835
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sai_Baba_of_Shirdi
http://www.saibabaofshirdi.net/

1929: Nadir Khan sizes the throne of Afghanistan after a 3-way power struggle. His tribal Wazir army looted government buildings and houses of wealthy citizens because the treasury was empty. Habibullah Kalakani and supporters of Amanullah Khan are killed
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mohammed_Nadir_Shah

1931: Birth of Aval Pakir Jainulabdeen Abduk Kalam, President of India (2002-2007)
http://www.abdulkalam.nic.in/profile.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/15th-october-1931-indian-scientist-and-former-president-a.p.j.-abdul-kalam-was-born


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=laGZaS4sdeU

1932: Tata Airlines (Now Air India) makes its first fly
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tata_Airlines

1934: Birth of N. Ramani, Indian flutist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/N._Ramani

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q7jYSLvUqic

1934: The Soviet Republic of China collapses when Chiang Kai-shek’s National Revolutionary Army successfully encircle Ruijin, forcing the fleeing Communists to begin the Long March the following day
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fifth_Encirclement_Campaign

1934: Birth of Wang Meng, Chinese writer and Minister of Culture (1986-1989)
http://factsanddetails.com/china/cat7/sub39/item1695.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wang_Meng_(author)

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1941: Birth of Li Tung, Taiwanese actor
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0437619/
http://www.hkcinemagic.com/fr/people.asp?id=7179

1946: Birth of Victor Banerjee, Indian actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Victor_Banerjee
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0051856/

Victor Bannerjee

1948: China’s Red army occupies Jinzhou (Manchuria)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Jinzhou
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9962.html

1948-10-15 Final Attack on Jinzhou

1948: Shigeru Yoshida succeeds Hitoshi Ashida as 48th Prime minister, up to February 1949
http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Shigeru_Yoshida.aspx#1

1955: Death of Fumio Hayasaka, Japanese composer, born on August 1914
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fumio_Hayasaka


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fel93RxdDBw

1952: Birth of Kunihiko Yuyama, Pokemo series film director
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=3943

1957: China and Soviet Union sign a secret agreement for nuclear cooperation

1957: Birth of Mira Nair, Indian female film maker
https://www.cinestaan.com/people/mira-nair-15195

1961: Death of Suryakant Tripathi ‘Nirala’, Indian poet and author, born on February 21, 1896
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/suryakant-tripathi.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suryakant_Tripathi_’Nirala

1963: Elections supposedly intended to restore the presidency to a civilian leader but General Park resigned from the military in August and announced his candidacy. He and the Democratic Republican Party won the elections, signalling the start of South Korea’s Third Republic.

1965: The National Coordinating Committee to End the War in Vietnam stages the first public burning of a draft card in the United States to result in arrest under a new law
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/first-draft-card-burned

1969: Millions march in US to protest against the continuing war in Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/national-moratorium-demonstrations-held-across-the-united-states
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moratorium_to_End_the_War_in_Vietnam

1982: Birth of Yoko Maki, Japanese actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1536988/
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=17780
http://www.acephotos.org/t47840/yoko-maki-photos.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ig9x8l6OqDc

1983: Birth of Stephy Tang, Hong Kong singer and actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephy_Tang

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GP21cNi2czo

1986: Birth of Lee Donghae, South Korean singer-songwriter and actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lee_Donghae
http://www.hancinema.net/korean_Lee_Dong-hae.php

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SMUIj83uNpM

1990: United Nations General Assembly approves the Peace plan for Cambodia

1990: Birth of Ji Yoon, South Korean singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeon_Ji-yoon

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QK2w-nuiU7g

1997: In Sri Lanka 18 people are killed in a series of bomb blasts in downtown Colombo and some 110 were injured. The blasts occurred at the World Trade Cente
http://www.nytimes.com/1997/10/15/world/17-die-100-wounded-by-huge-bomb-and-gunfire-in-sri-lanka.html
http://books.google.fr/books?id=-wwPNjSnxcYC&pg=PA168&lpg=PA168&dq=1997+attack+on+Colombo+world+trade+center&source=bl&ots=rqMBNE7jcW&sig=lDNmDqUC0qBBcTUfjSNran3ijGA&hl=fr&sa=X&ei=SmQ9VM3QLM3fOJaSgdAK&ved=0CFIQ6AEwCQ#v=onepage&q=1997%20attack%20on%20Colombo%20world%20trade%20center&f=false

1997-10-15 WTC attack

1999: Security Council demands that Taliban turn over Usama Bin Laden to appropriate authorities

1999: In Indonesia thousands of anti-Habibie demonstrators fought police and pressured the official assembly to go forward with reforms
https://www.theguardian.com/world/1999/oct/15/indonesia.marktran

1999-10-15-anti-habibie
1999: In Pakistan Gen’l. Pervez Musharraf declares a state of emergency and suspends the constitution
http://www.theguardian.com/world/1999/oct/15/pakistan.suzannegoldenberg2

2001: Japan prime minister Junichiro Koizumi pays a visit to Seoul. As he did in Beijing, he expresses his remorse for old past
http://japan.kantei.go.jp/koizumiphoto/2001/10/15korea_e.html

2002: In Japan 5 citizens snatched by North Korean agents in 1978, returned home for a visit
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2002/oct/16/northkorea.japan
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/northkorea/1410389/Japanese-kidnapped-by-North-Koreans-return-home-in-tears.html

2002-10-15 return of 5 kidnapped

2003: China launches Shenzhou 5, its first manned space mission, with Yang Liwei as its first astronaut, becoming the third country to send a person into orbit
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/3192330.stm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/3192844.stm

2004: The last border small problems between China and Russia are solved

2004: Indonesian prosecutors formally charged militant cleric Abu Bakar Bashir with ordering his followers to launch a suicide attack on the J.W. Marriott hotel in Jakarta last year. http://www.boston.com/news/world/asia/articles/2004/10/16/cleric_charged_with_ordering_attack_on_indonesian_hotel/?camp=pm

2004: Japan wins a two-year term on the U.N. Security Council along with Argentina, Denmark, Greece and Tanzania.
 
2007: Opening of the XVIIth Congress of the Chinese Communist Party. Hu Jintao makes opening to Taiwan

http://il.youtube.com/watch?v=yhVC-Otq6T4&feature=related

2008: A Vietnamese court sentenced journalist Nguyen Viet Chien (56) to two years in prison, accusing him of writing inaccurate stories about one of the country’s most high-profile corruption cases. Fellow reporter Nguyen Van Hai (33) was sentenced on the charges to two years of « re-education without detention
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7673374.stm

2009: In China, six, including one Han, are sentenced to death over clashes in Xinjiang in July, increasing to 12 the number of death sentences
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8308169.stm
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2009/10/2009101545858797808.html

2009: China’s Premier Wen Jiabao said that China intends to strengthen its cooperation with Iran, an indication Beijing would oppose growing calls in the West for additional sanctions against the Islamic regime for its nuclear program.

 2009: A Philippine military tribunal acquits 11 officers of plotting a foiled Feb, 2006, coup against President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo.
http://asiancorrespondent.com/12027/philippines-acquits-11-alleged-coup-plotters/
http://news.gaeatimes.com/military-tribunal-acquits-11-young-officers-who-allegedly-plotted-to-oust-philippine-president-197022/

2012: Cambodia former king Norodom Sihanouk dies aged 89
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-19943963
http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/obituaries/norodom-sihanouk-cambodias-leader-through-decades-of-upheaval-dies-in-china-at-age-89/2012/10/14/ec21e73a-0f05-11e2-a310-2363842b7057_gallery.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qJKY7ucae9k

2012: The Philippines sign a framework peace plan with the country’s largest Muslim rebel group, the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF). The deal follows lengthy negotiations aimed at ending a 40-year conflict that has cost an estimated 120,000 lives.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-19944101

2014: Generals from North and South Korea hold military talks for the first time in more than three years at a border village on how to ease animosities between the countries after two shooting incidents last week, South Korean media has reported
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2014/10/korean-generals-hold-miltary-talks-201410158130822344.html
http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20141015001198
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/oct/15/north-south-korea-military-talks



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