On 16 February in Asian history

ON 16 FEBRUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on February 16, 2017

185: In China, end of the Yellow Turban Rebellion
http://thethreekingdoms.wikia.com/wiki/The_Yellow_Turban_Rebellion

549: Death of Zhu Yi Chinese official of the Liang Dynasty, born in 483
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhu_Yi_(Liang_Dynasty)

1032: Birth of Yingzong (Zhao Shu), 5th Emperor (1063-1067) of the Chinese Song dynasty who died on January 25, 1067
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Yingzong_of_Song
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/1255.html

1222: Birth of Nichiren Daishonin, Japanese founder of Nichiren Bouddhism who died in October 13, 1282
http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/buddhism/subdivisions/nichiren_1.shtml
http://www.nichirenbuddhist.org/LearnBuddhism/Nichiren/lifeofnich.html

1249: André de Longjumeau is dispatched by Louis IX of France as his ambassador to meet with the Khan of the Mongols
http://www.princeton.edu/~achaney/tmve/wiki100k/docs/Andr%C3%A9_de_Longjumeau.html

1304: Birth of Jayaatu Khan Emperor Wenzong of Yuan who died on September 2, 1332
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jayaatu_Khan,_Emperor_Wenzong_of_Yuan

1543: Birth of Kano Eitoku, Japanese painter who died in October 1590
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kan%C5%8D_Eitoku
http://www.artcyclopedia.com/artists/kano_eitoku.html
http://www.google.fr/search?q=Kano+Eitoku&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&prmd=imvns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=PNA7T72DH4eFhQf74MjpCQ&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&ved=0CBQQ_AUoAQ&biw=1192&bih=543

1781: After Warren Hastings sent another force against Mahadaji Sindhia, General Camac defeats Sindhia at Sipri which will lead to the Treaty of Salbai on 17 May 1782 guaranting peace for twenty years

1874: Beginning of the Saga Rebellion, one of a number of uprisings in Kyushu  against the new Meiji government of Japan by members of the former samurai-class (up to April 9)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saga_Rebellion

1884: Birth of Yasuda Yukihiko, Japanese painter, who died on April 29, 1978
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yasuda_Yukihiko
http://www.google.fr/search?q=Kano+Eitoku&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&prmd=imvns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=PNA7T72DH4eFhQf74MjpCQ&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&ved=0CBQQ_AUoAQ&biw=1192&bih=543#hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&tbm=isch&sa=1&q=Yasuda+Yukihiko&oq=Yasuda+Yukihiko&aq=f&aqi=&aql=&gs_sm=3&gs_upl=178151l181054l0l182510l11l7l0l0l0l3l144l496l4.1l7l0&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.r_cp.,cf.osb&fp=b0b66fb9f81689f2&biw=1192&bih=543

1900: Chun Say Tat Po, is the first Chinese daily newspaper published in USA at San Francisco

1916: Birth of General Duong Van Minh, last South Vietnam president, who died on August 6, 2001
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Duong_Van_Minh

1921: Birth of Hua Guofeng, successor of Mao Zedong in 1976 and died on August 20, 2008
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hua_Guofeng

1931: Birth of Ken Takakura (Goichi Oda), Japanese actor in Kita
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0847264/
http://www.japan-zone.com/modern/takakura_ken.shtml

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GXbhw8sJqfY

1942: Birth of Kim Jong-il, second leader of North Korea who died on December 17, 2011
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/1907197.stm
http://www.korea-dpr.com/lib/103.pdf

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hINyNT5oFkY

1944: Death of Dadasaheb phalke.Indian filmmaker, born on April 30,.1870
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dadasaheb_Phalke
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/16-february-1944-dadasaheb-phalke-director-and-screenwriter-died

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y_q_m7GpeVY

1945: The Bataan Peninsula in the Philippines is occupied by American troops, almost three years after the devastating and infamous Bataan Death March
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/bataan-recaptured

1945: American forces land on Corregidor island in the Philippines (fights up to 3 March)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_for_the_Recapture_of_Corregidor

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-iXlE5Q23cs

1945: First US aircraft carrier strikes on Tokyo

1950: Birth of Kazuki Tomokawa, Japanese singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kazuki_Tomokawa
http://time-has-told-me.blogspot.com/2006/10/kazuki-tomokawa_11.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UPQ0u8NFoO4

1950: Fearing Communists Chinese military assistance to Hanoi, France requests U.S. aid in fighting the Viet Minh

1950: Birth of Roman Tam, Hong Kong famous singer who died on August 18, 2002
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roman_Tam

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pzHWtr9ehIo

1952: Start of peace negotiations between Japan and the Republic of China (Taiwan)

1960: Birth of Cherie Chung, Hong Kong actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cherie_Chung
http://www.hkcinemagic.com/en/people.asp?id=203
http://www.scmp.com/video/hong-kong/1608439/former-actress-cherie-chung-goes-behind-camera-hong-kong-love

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C6v54KvWs2Q

1961: China uses its first nuclear reactor

1962: USA suspend their help to the Laotian government of Prince Boun Oum
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boun_Oum

1964: Birth of Sean Lau Ching-Wan, Hong Kong Film Award winning and Golden Bauhinia Award winning film and television actor
http://www.lovehkfilm.com/people/lau_ching_wan.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qi2jreRsJEU

1974: Birth of Johnny Tri Nguyen, Vietnamese American stuntman and martial arts actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johnny_Tri_Nguyen

1975: Birth of Nanase Aikawa, Japanese singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nanase_Aikawa

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

1976: Birth of Kyo, Japanese singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kyo_%28musician%29

1976: Birth of Joe Odagiri, Japanese actor
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Odagiri_Joe

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UqinYULQh3g&feature=fvsr

1981: Start of a voyage of pope John-Paul II to Pakistan, Philippines and Japon
http://www.aenet.org/popepaul/pope0.htm

1986: After the National Assembly declared the election in favor of Marcos, close to a million supporters of Cory Aquino attend a rally to hear Cory outline a national campaign of civil disobedience
http://www.theguardian.com/theguardian/2014/feb/17/philippines-ferdinand-marcos-corazon-aquino

1988: death of author and educator Ye Shengtao, born on October 28, 1894
http://wiki.china.org.cn/wiki/index.php/Ye_Shengtao

1997: Death of Wu Chien-Shiung (Wu Jianxiong) Chinese-American physicist, nicknamed Madame Curie of China, born on May 29, 1912 in Shanghai
http://womenshistory.about.com/od/sciencephysics/a/Chien-Shiung-Wu.htm
https://www.nwhm.org/education-resources/biography/biographies/chien-shiung-wu/

2009: The Pakistani government and Taliban of the Swat Valley sign an agreement. Sharia will be applied in this region

2009: Death of Stephen Cardinal Kim Sou-hwan, Korean Cardinal, Protopriest of the Holy Roman Church, born in 1921
http://www.asianews.it/index.php?l=en&art=14492&size=A
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/02/17/world/asia/17kim.html

2012: Beijing’s mayor arrived in Taiwan amid protests from dozens of anti-China activists who labelled him a « human rights villain »
http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20120216-328369.html

2012: Death of Chikage Awashima, Japanese actress, born on February 24, 1924
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/chikage-awashima-versatile-adored-japanese-actress-of-stage-and-screen-7619257.html
http://www.japan-zone.com/news/2012/02/16/rip_awashima_chikage.shtml

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PRQgBV1ayaM

2015: East Timor swears in Rui Araujo as new prime minister
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-31492776

2015: India seals nuclear energy pact with Sri Lanka, hopes to push back Chinese influence
http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/preempting-china-india-inks-nuclear-pact-with-sri-lanka/article6902874.ece?homepage=true
http://www.voanews.com/content/sri-lanka-new-president-meets-with-indian-pm/2645674.html

2015: The South Koren National Assembly confirms Lee Wan-koo as prime minister by a vote of 148 to 128. Five votes were counted as invalid
http://koreajoongangdaily.joins.com/news/article/article.aspx?aid=3001007

 

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