On 22 January in Asian history

ON 22 JANUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 22, 2017

239: Death of Cao Rui (Wei Ming Di), emperor of the Kingdom of Wei, born in 205
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cao_Rui

1258: Hulagu Khan , after severely beating the army of the caliphate, besieges Baghdad
http://lostislamichistory.com/mongols/
http://historyofislam.com/contents/the-post-mongol-period/the-fall-of-baghdad/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hulagu_Khan

1553: Birth of Mori Terumoto, Japanese warrior, who died on 27 April 1599
http://www.samurai-archives.com/terumoto.html

1555: The Ava Kingdom falls to the Taungoo Dynasty in what is now present-day Burma
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ava_Kingdom
http://discoverydmc.com/travel-guides/myanmar-destinations/central-myanmar/mandalay/ancient-kingdom-of-inwa-ava http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Toungoo_Dynasty

1666: Death of of Shah Jahan, ruler of the Mughal Empire (1628-1658) who build the Taj Mahal, born on January 5, 1592
http://www.islamicart.com/library/empires/india/shahjahan.html
http://www.edwebproject.org/india/shahjehan.html

1760: French General Thomas Arthur  Lally-Tollendal, defeated in the Wandiwash Battle by the British is besieged in Pondicherry. After a long resistence, he will capitulate on January 16, 1761
http://www.historynet.com/seven-years-war-battle-of-wandiwash.htm
http://philbancients.blogspot.fr/2012/04/battle-of-wandiwash-famous-battles-you.html

1760-01-22 Battle of Wandiwash

1849: During the Second Anglo-Sikh War, The Siege of Multan ends after nine months when the last Sikh defenders of Multan, Punjab, surrender
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Multan
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/22-january-1849-the-siege-of-multan-ended-in-second-anglo-sikh-war



1849  Siège of Multan

1878: After an agreement was signed between the Sultanate of Sulu and British commercial syndicate (Alfred Dent and Baron von Overback), which stipulates that North Borneo is either ceded or leased (depending on translation used) to the British syndicate in return for payment of 5000 Malayan Dollar per year, baron-von-overbeck-is-conferred-the-title-datu-bandahara-by-the-sultan-of-sulu
http://kahimyang.info/kauswagan/articles/1423/today-in-philippine-history-january-22-1878-baron-de-overbeck-was-conferred-the-title-datu-bandahara-by-the-sultan-of-sulu
http://www.gov.ph/1878/01/22/philippine-claim-to-north-borneo-vol-i-copy-of-commission-from-the-sultan-of-sulu-appointing-baron-de-overbeck-datu-bandahara-and-rajah-of-sandakan/

1886: Birth of Baron Ungern von Sternberg, a white Russian, short time leader of Outer Mongolia who was killed on September 15, 1921
https://warisboring.com/this-tsarist-warlord-became-a-modern-genghis-khan-f8962fac8c4f#.aeqz03lna

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

1909: Birth of U Thant, third United Nations General Secretary (1961-1971) who died on November 25, 1974
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/u-thant-7042.php

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sPPd8KwkiyI

1916: Birth of Harilal Upadhyay, Gujarati author, poet, astrologist, who died on Juanary 15,  1994
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harilal_Upadhyay

1928: Birth of Shozo Shimamoto, Japanese painter who died on January 25, 2013
http://artasiapacific.com/News/MemoryOfShozoShimamotoGutaiArtistHonored
http://www.axel-vervoordt.com/en/gallery/artists/shozo-shimamoto/bio
http://www.google.fr/search?q=shozo+shimamoto&nord=1&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=-ozeUpeXArLOyAPI54GIDA&sqi=2&ved=0CAcQ_AUoAQ&biw=1366&bih=628

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

1928: Birth of Yoshihiko Amino, Japanese historian who died on February 27, 2004
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yoshihiko_Amino

1934: Birth of Vijay Anand, Indian film director who died on February 23, 2004
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vijay_Anand

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0gE145s_7mI

1936: Birth of Ong Teng Cheong, president of Singapore  (1993-1999) who died on February 8, 2002
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ong_Teng_Cheong
http://biography.yourdictionary.com/ong-teng-cheong
http://www.askmelah.com/the-ong-teng-cheong-saga/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i-8HYcuNrG4

1943: Australian and American forces finally defeat the Japanese army in Papua New Guinea. This turning point in the Pacific War marks the beginning of the end of Japanese aggression
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Buna-Gona
http://www.absoluteastronomy.com/topics/Battle_of_Buna-Gona

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gNCBEZtzSz4

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XCbG0kRnlNw&feature=related

1945: In China, resumption of negociations between the CCP and KMT

1949: Mao Zedong troops enter in Beijing
http://kids.britannica.com/comptons/art-73182/Chinese-Communist-troops-march-through-Beijing-following-their-victory-over
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/909.html

1952: Birth of Ace Vergel, Philipino actor who died on December 15, 2007
http://dokumentaryonijuantagalog.weebly.com/ace-vergel.html
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0894063/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ijM1FbafFZ4

1953: Birth of Myung-Whun Chung, South Korean Conductor and pianist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Myung-whun_Chung


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AJppsRx9oR8

1955: Birth of Park Kwang-su, Korean filmmaker
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Park_Kwang-su

Park kwang-su 2

1957: Birth of Rene Requiestas, Filipino actor who died on July 24, 1993 of tubercolisis
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rene_Requiestas
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0720159/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-GepOLJJwE

1962: Birth of Mizan Zainal Abidin, king of Malaysia (2006-2011)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mizan_Zainal_Abidin

1962: Birth of Choi Min-sik, South Korean actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Choi_Min-sik

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ddZT1wxc27s

1965: Birth of Chintara Sukapatana, Thai actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chintara_Sukapatana

1969: Birth of Xu Qing, Chinese actress
http://www.hkcinemagic.com/en/people.asp?id=10213
http://www.dianying.com/en/person/XuQing

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RgxpK5DzubI

1971: The Singapore Declaration, one of the two most important documents to the uncodified constitution of the Commonwealth of Nations, is issued
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Singapore_Declaration
http://thecommonwealth.org/sites/default/files/history-items/documents/Declaration%20of%20Commonwealth%20Principles%201971.pdf

1972: Birth of Romi Paku, Japanese seiyu (voice actress)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Romi_Paku

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

1972: Birth of Namrata Shirodkar, Indian actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Namrata_Shirodkar

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s3SgBw7RzVc

1973: US, North & South Vietnam & Vietcong sign boundary accord

1980: Birth of Subhash Ram Prajapati, Nepalese Writer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Subhash_Ram_Prajapati

1981: Death of Ishtiaq Hussain Qureshi, Pakistani historian and educationist, born on November 20, 1903
https://www.inmemoryglobal.com/remembrance/2016/01/ishtiaq-hussain-qureshi-2/

1986: Three Sikh who assassinated Indira Gandhi are condemned to death penalty
http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1665&dat=19860123&id=r6ojAAAAIBAJ&sjid=LyQEAAAAIBAJ&pg=6749,4495905
http://articles.latimes.com/1986-01-23/news/mn-27947_1_indira-gandhi

1986: Birth of Lee Pa-ni, South Korean model
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lee_Pa-ni
http://www.asianbite.com/default.asp?Display=105

1987: Philippine security forces open fire on a crowd of 10,000–15,000 demonstrators at Malacañang Palace, Manila, killing 13
http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/story/77487/news/mendiola-massacre

1993: Death of Abe Kobo, Japanese writer, born on March 7, 1924
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/obituary-kobo-abe-1480301.html
http://www.nytimes.com/1993/01/23/obituaries/kobo-abe-68-the-skeptical-poet-of-an-uprooted-society-is-dead.html

Kobo Abe 2

1999: Australian missionary Graham Staines and his two sons are burned alive by radical Hindus while sleeping in their car in Eastern India
http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/staines-killing-murder-of-australian-missionary-and-his-two-sons-in-orissa-shocks-india/1/253086.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Graham_Staines
http://www.rediff.com/news/1999/jan/23oris.htm

2001: Filipino justice opens an enquiery on former president  Joseph Estrada, accused to have dilapided the economy of the country

2004: Assassination of Cambodia free trade union leader Chea Vichea
http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2013/10/cambodia-murder-mystery-who-killed-vichea-20131028103744329535.html
http://www.itvs.org/films/who-killed-chea-vichea

2006: The Cambodia People’s Party of Prime Minister Hun Sen wins 43 of the 57 seats for Senat. Funcinpec gets 12 seats ans opposition Sam Rainsy 2 seats

2007: Death of Ngo Quang Truong, South Vietnam general, born in December 1929
http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2007/01/26/ngo_quang_truong_called_key_s_vietnamese_general/

Ngo Quang Truong

2010: Death of Iskandar, the sultan of Johor, born on April 8, 1932
http://www.thestar.com.my/story/?file=%2F2010%2F1%2F23%2Fnation%2F5534068
http://www.wsj.com/articles/SB10001424052748704094304575029472105122164
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iskandar_of_Johor

2013: The Philippines take the step of bringing its West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) territorial disputes to China before an Arbitral Tribunal under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) to achieve a peaceful and durable solution to the disputes
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-21137144

2013: Death of John Cheng, Singaporean actor, born in 1961
http://www.straitstimes.com/breaking-news/singapore/story/getai-veteran-ah-nan-has-died-apparently-heart-attack-20130122
https://sg.entertainment.yahoo.com/blogs/singapore-showbiz/singapore-singer-actor-john-cheng-passes-away-044337801.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Cheng

2013: The U.N. Security Council unanimously adopts a resolution expanding and strengthening sanctions against North Korea as a response to Pyongyang’s launch of a long-range rocket last month – a violation of existing U.N. résolutions
http://www.voanews.com/content/north-korea-sanctions-un-rocket-launch-reuters/1588988.html

2014: Death of Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Indian actor and producer, born on September 23, 1924
http://indianexpress.com/article/entertainment/bollywood/legendary-telugu-actor-akkineni-nageswara-rao-dies-of-cancer/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Akkineni_Nageswara_Rao
http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x15hvgb_akkineni-nageswara-rao-anr-biography-and-rare-photos_shortfilms

Akkineni Nageswara Rao

2015: South Korea’s Supreme Court uphold a nine-year prison sentence for a former leftist lawmaker convicted of inciting an armed revolt in the event of war breaking out with North Korea
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/top-s-korea-court-confirms-jail-term-pro-north-mp
http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20150122001171

2016 : Authorities in the northwestern Chinese region of Xinjiang have jailed a Han Chinese rights activist for 19 years on subversion and spying charges after he openly criticized government policy in the troubled region
http://www.beijingbulletin.com/index.php/sid/240488077

2016: The communist party of Laos elects a new leader, putting Bounnhang Vorachit in charge of the single-party country as it takes its turn as the chair of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations
http://news.yahoo.com/ruling-communists-laos-promote-vp-countrys-leader-122505983.html
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/laos-pm-party-boss-set-political-exit-after-congress-vote



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