On 23 April in Asian history

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Updated on April 23, 2019

1200: Death of Chinese thinker and writer Zhu Xi, born on October 18, 1130
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Zhu_Xi
http://www.iep.utm.edu/zhu-xi/

1794: Birth of Wei Yuan, Chinese scholar, who died on 26 August 1854
http://sites.asiasociety.org/chinawealthpower/chapters/wei-yuan/

1857: In India, objection by sepoys to cartridges coated with animal grease. This offended both Hindus and Muslims, starting the Sepoy Rebellion on May 10


http://history1800s.about.com/od/thebritishempire/ss/The-Sepoy-Mutiny.htm
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/victorians/indian_rebellion_01.shtml

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2yXKbd5IDzU

1858: Samurai Li Naosuke is named tairo in Japan. He will be assassinated on March 3, 1860
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ii_Naosuke

1875: Birth of Uemura Shoen, important woman artist in Meiji, Taisho and early Showa period Japanese painting who died on August 27, 1947

Uemura Shoen
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uemura_Sh%C5%8Den
https://www.google.fr/search?q=Uemura+Shoen&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&prmd=imvns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=PP6TT_qnLMii0QWY-_3aAQ&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&ved=0CCUQ_AUoAQ&biw=630&bih=404&sei=Rf6TT4vCAtKz0QXouc3jAQ#q=Uemura+Shoen&hl=fr&sa=X&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&tbm=isch&prmd=imvns&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.r_cp.r_qf.,cf.osb&fp=aa5c9127408965cd&biw=1249&bih=569
http://www.artelino.com/articles/shoen_uemura.asp

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cOX_ySjQe4g

1927 : Birth of Annapurna Devi, Hindustani classical musician
http://www.kamat.com/database/articles/annapurna_devi.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Annapurna_Devi

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tdm6eyqUEdc

1930: In British Indian, Qissa Khwani bazaar massacre
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qissa_Khwani_bazaar_massacre

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

1934: Birth of George Canseco, Filipino music composer who, died on November 19, 2004
http://www.statemaster.com/encyclopedia/George-Canseco
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1662/today-in-philippine-history-april-23-1934-george-canseco-was-born-in-naic-cavite

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c00ecAO-5qU

1938: Bitrh of S. Janaki, Indian singer
http://music.indobase.com/composers-playback-singers/s-janaki.html

 

1946: Sisavang Vang becomes again king of Laos into the French Commonwealth


Sisavang Vong

1946: Manuel Roxas leading the newly formed Liberal Party, wins the election and will become President of Republic of the Philippines on July 4
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1087/today-in-philippine-history-april-23-1946-manuel-roxas-was-elected-president

1949: Cochin-China assembly votes for unification with Annam and Tonkin as part of the State of Vietnam within the French Union

1949: During the Chinese Civil War, establishment of the People’s Liberation Army Navy
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4286.html

1949: In China, Nanjing is taken by Chinese communists
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/adst/communist-takeover-of-nan_b_7895902.html

1950: Chinese Nationalist forces evacuates Hainan Island
https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1300&dat=19500425&id=NN5YAAAAIBAJ&sjid=h7oDAAAAIBAJ&pg=6834,5769964&hl=fr
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Landing_Operation_on_Hainan_Island

1953: In South Vietnam, the United Front of Hoa-Hao and Binh-Xuyen refuse to submit to Catholic President Ngo Dinh Diem causing fighting in Saigon Cholon

1957: Birth of Kenji Kawai, Japanese composer
http://www.kenjikawai.com/index_e.html

1960: Death of Toyohiko Kagawa, Japanese Christian-social reformer and writer, born on July 10, 1888
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toyohiko_Kagawa
http://www.bu.edu/missiology/missionary-biography/i-k/kagawa-toyohiko-1888-1960/

1967: Birth of Kim Hee-ae, South Korean actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kim_Hee-ae
http://www.hancinema.net/korean_Kim_Hee-ae.php

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QQC5w6h-xrE

1968: Students protestors at Columbia University in New York take over administration buildings and shut down the university
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Columbia_University_protests_of_1968

1970: Birth of Sadao Abe, Japanese actor
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0008369/
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Abe_Sadao

1971: During the Bangladesh Liberation War, the Pakistan Army and Razakars (volunteers) massacred approximately 3,000 Hindu emigrants in the Jathibhanga area of East Pakistan (now Bangladesh)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jathibhanga_massacre
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Razakars_(Pakistan)
http://eastbengaleye.blogspot.fr/2012/01/hindu-genocide-at-jathibhanga.html#!/2012/01/hindu-genocide-at-jathibhanga.html

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

1975: At a speech at Tulane University, President Gerald Ford says the Vietnam War is finished as far as America is concerned
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/ford-says-that-war-is-finished-for-america

1982 : Important offensive of the Afghan resistance in Khost (Paktia province) up to April 28

1989: Death of Hu Die, Chinese actress, born in 1907
http://www.festivalducinemachinoisdeparis.com/spip.php?article101
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4003.html

Hu Die

1990: Birth of Dev Patel, British-Indian actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dev_Patel
http://www.comingsoon.net/news/movienews.php?id=50375

1992: Than Shwe president of the State Peace and Development Council, replacing Saw Maung
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Than_Shwe

1992: Death of Satyajit Ray, Indian filmmaker, born on 2 May 1921
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Satyajit_Ray
http://www.satyajitray.org/
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/23-april-1992-satyajit-ray-legendary-indian-filmmaker-died

1992: McDonald’s opens its 1st fast-food restaurant in China

1992: Death of Tanka Prasad Acharya former Nepalese Prime Minister, born on 1912
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tanka_Prasad_Acharya

1993: Lalith Athulathmudoli, Sri Lankan minister, and leader of the Democratic United Liberation Front, is murdered by LTTE
http://www.sangam.org/FB_PROPAGANDA/Lalith.htm

2001: President Bush’s administration announces the greatest sail of weapons to Taiwan, including 8 submarines, 4 Kidd destroyers and 12 antisubmarine Orion class planes

2003: In Beijing, first talks between USA and North Korea since the second nuclear crisis

2003: In Indonesia, opening of Abu Bakar Baashir trial for treason. He is accused to be the leader of Al Qaida-linked Jamaah Islamiyah responsible for Bali attack which caused 202 victims

2004: On Sri Lanka, by 110 votes against 109, the coalition of president Kumaratunga loses the function of speaker of the National Assembly for W.J.M. Lokubandara of principal opposition party, UNP

2010: North Korea has said that it has seized five South Korean-owned buildings in a jointly-operated mountain resort amid rising tensions between the two neighbours, criticizing Seoul for suggestions that the North was involved in the sinking of a South Korean warship last month

2011: Thailand strongly rejects accusations it used chemical weapons against Cambodian troops in fighting that killed 10 soldiers and forced thousands of civilians from their homes

2011: An estimated 2,000 people marched in Hong Kong to demand to release of detained Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei

2012: Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s pro-democracy leader, and newly elected MPs from her National League for Democracy (NLD) party have refused to attend the opening session of parliament over a dispute regarding the wording of the parliamentary oath
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/04/201242341831595332.html

2012: The European Union formally agrees to suspend sanctions against Burma for a year in recognition of « historic changes ». An embargo on arms sales, however, will stay in place
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-17813656

2013: Myanmar pardons dozens of political prisoners, a day after the European Union agreed to end almost all sanctions against the Southeast Asian state
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-22265293

2013: Death of Shamshad Begum, Indian singer, born on April 14, 1919
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-22275484
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/28/movies/shamshad-begum-indian-film-singer-dies-at-94.html?_r=0

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TobLOj8xnAQ

2013: North Korea renews its demand for recognition as a nuclear power, saying it was a pre-requisite for the start of any dialogue with the United States
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/northkorea/10011861/North-Korea-demands-it-is-recognised-as-nuclear-weapons-state.html

2014: US President Barack Obama assures Japan that islands at the centre of its territorial dispute with China are covered by a bilateral defence treaty
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-27116863

 



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