On 24 April in Asian history

1969-04-24 Lin déclaré successeur

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Updated on April 24, 2019

1185: Battle of Dannoura. Yoshitsune Minamoto fleet beats imperial fleet. Emperor Antoku Taira drowns
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Battle_of_Dan_no_Ura
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Dan-no-ura


1311: General Malik Kafur returns to Delhi after campaign in South India
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malik_Kafur
http://www.tamiltribune.com/02/0202.html


1926: Death of Sunjong, last Korean emperor (1907-1910), born on 25 March 1874
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Sunjong_of_the_Korean_Empire

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k7xGg5GOfWU

1929: Birth of Dr. Rajkumar, Kannada language film actor/singer (India), who died on April 12, 2006
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rajkumar

1930: Death of Jang In-hwan, Korean independence activist, born on March 30, 1875
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jang_In-hwan

1934: Birth of Jayakanthan, Indian journalist and author who died on April 8, 2015
http://www.veethi.com/india-people/jayakanthan-profile-2326-25.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jayakanthan

1941: Death of the king of Cambodia Sisowath Monivong
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sisowath_Monivong

1945: End of the 8th congress of the Communist Party of China asks again for a new coalition government

1945: French paratroopers retake Vientiane from the Japanese

1948: Dutch create state of Pasundan in western Java

1948: In Kobe, Japan, Korean mobs riot in protest against Japanese treatment of Koreans during World War II, and the ambiguous status of Korean residents in Japan
http://www.japanfocus.org/-Mark-Caprio/2962/article.html
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2008/09/12/national/when-the-koreans-rioted-in-kobe/#.VTkaF-_GPIU

1954: London and Washington repulse for the second time a French request for an US air raid to help Dien-Bien-Phu French garrison in Vietnam

1955: End of the Bandung Conference. 29 non-aligned nations of Asia and Africa condemn colonialism, racism and the Cold War
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/the-bandung-conference-concludes
http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675033815_Afro-Asian-Conference_Pandit-Nehru_delegates-from-different-nations_people-on-road
 

1959: Nehru meets the Dalai Lama, who a few weeks earlier has taken refuge in India
http://claudearpi.blogspot.in/2013/06/nehru-meets-dalai-lama-remarkable.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XM3Ye3XqZHQ

1965: Incident between India and Pakistan in Kutch region

1965: Indonesian President Suharto orders all foreign-owned enterprises (mostly rubber and palm oil plantations) to be seized by the government)

1967: The Chinese chargé d’Affaires and the Chinese consul in Jakarta are declared «personae non gratae»

1967: American General William Westmoreland says in a news conference that the enemy had « gained support in the United States that gives him hope that he can win politically that which he cannot win militarily. » in Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/westmoreland-makes-controversial-remarks

1969: In China, end of the 9th congress of the CCP, Lin Biao becomes officially the Mao’s successor
http://academic.mu.edu/meissnerd/linbiao.htm

1969-04-24 Lin déclaré successeur

1969: US B-52’s drop 3,000 ton bombs at Cambodian boundary

1970: The first Chinese satellite, Dong Fang Hong I, is launched
http://www.astronautix.com/d/dfh-1.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MofjUzMAr2c&NR=1

1972: Death of Fernando Amorsolo, Filipino painter, born on May 30, 1892
http://www.fernandocamorsolo.com/biography
https://www.google.fr/search?q=Fernando+Amorsolo&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&prmd=imvnsofd&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=Cw2YT_K1N4Wx0QWNi_XdBQ&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&ved=0CBYQ_AUoAQ&biw=1249&bih=569

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Bf2tqZcAEA

1972 : Death of Jamini Roy, Indian painter, born on April 11, 1972

Jamini Roy
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/jamini-roy-5309.php
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/jamini-roy.html
https://www.google.fr/search?q=Jamini+Roy&biw=1366&bih=605&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjA6cO7naXMAhUFWxoKHeLwD6gQ_AUIBigB
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zgYSF4Ma7JQ

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

1993: The 73rd Constitutional Amendment Act comes into force, establishing Panchayati Raj system in India
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Panchayat

1993: Death of Tran Duc Thao, Vietnamese philosopher, born on September 26, 1917
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tran_Duc_Thao
http://marxismocritico.files.wordpress.com/2012/01/viet-cong-philosophy-tran-duc-thao.pdf

Tran Duc Thao

2001: In Japan, by 298 votes against 155 for Ryutaro Ashimoto, reformist Junichiro Koizumi is elected chairman of DLP Party

2003: Beginning of joint military operation USA-Philippines against separatist guerillas

2003: Officials of North Korea inform US diplomats that it has nuclear weapons and is making bomb-grade plutonium

2005: Death of Fei Xiaotong, Chinese sociologist, born on 2 November 1910
http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/2005/may/05/guardianobituaries.obituaries1

Fei Xiaotong

2006: After 19 days of demonstrations in which at least 14 demonstrators have been killed, king of Nepal Gyanendra restore the parliament that he dissolved in May 2002

2011: United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon call on Cambodia and Thailand to halt fighting along their disputed jungle border as troops exchanged fire for a third day. At least 10 soldiers have been killed and thousands of civilians forced to flee the area since fighting broke out, shattering a tense two-month ceasefire
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2011/04/201142441733439734.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-13179712

2011: Death of Sathya Sai Baba, Indian guru, spiritual figure, born on November 26, 1926
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sathya_Sai_Baba
http://www.ndtv.com/article/india/for-sai-baba-devotees-a-sunday-of-sorrow-101144

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

2013: Clashes in the unsettled western Chinese region of Xinjiang killed 21 people, including police officers and local officials
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-22276042
http://www.euronews.com/2013/04/24/china-blames-terrorist-for-deadly-clashes-in-troubled-xinjiang/

2013: A building collapses near Dhaka, Bangladesh, killing 1,129 people and injuring 2,500 others
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-22476774
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/23/world/asia/report-on-bangladesh-building-collapse-finds-widespread-blame.html?_r=0

2015: Leading Pakistani human rights activist Sabeen Mehmud is shot dead in Karachi in a drive-by shooting in Karachi after hosting a talk on allegations of torture in the province of Balochistan
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-32452760
http://tribune.com.pk/story/875375/t2f-director-shot-dead-in-karachi/

 

Holidays and observances

Nepal: Democracy Day, commemorating the reinstitution of parliament in 2006



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