On 29 January in Asian history

ON 29 JANUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 29, 2019

757: An Lushan, leader of a revolt against the Tang Dynasty and emperor of Yan, is murdered by his own son, An Qingxu
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/ancientchina/f/What-Was-The-An-Lushan-Rebellion.htm

An Lushan

1258: End of the First Mongol invasion of Đại Việt which defeats the Mongols at the battle of Đông Bộ Đầu, forcing the Mongols to withdraw from the country
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mongol_invasions_of_Vietnam
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C4%90%E1%BA%A1i_Vi%E1%BB%87t

1598: First assault of the Sino-Korean forces on the Japanese castle of Ulsan
https://wikivividly.com/wiki/Siege_of_Ulsan

1819: British East India Company administrator Sir Stamford Raffles arrives to Singapore
http://www.who2.com/thomasstamfordraffles.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/history/empire/episodes/episode_44.shtml#figure

1877: Beginning of the Satsuma Rebellion, a revolt of Satsuma ex-samurai against the Meiji government up to September 24, 1877 It was the last, and the most serious, of a series of armed uprisings against the new government
http://www.taisho.com/satsuma.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Satsuma_Rebellion

1889: Birth of Francisco Santiago, Filipino composer, who died on September 28, 1947
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/905/today-in-philippine-history-january-29-1889-francisco-santiago-was-born-in-santa-maria-bulacan
http://filipinokundimans.blogspot.fr/2013/11/biography-of-filipino-composer-dr.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=66zUY8UZn4M&list=RD66zUY8UZn4M#t=0

1899: Birth of Qu Qiubai (瞿秋白)) Intellectuel and a leader of the Communist Party of China in the late 1920s, executed on. June 18, 1935
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qu_Qiubai
http://chinaperspectives.revues.org/1051?lang=fr
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/584.html

1926: Birth of Abdus Salam, Pakistani physicist, 1979 Nobel laureate, who died on November 21, 1996
http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/physics/laureates/1979/salam-bio.html

1943: During the first day of the Battle of Rennell Island, U.S. cruiser Chicago is torpedoed and heavily damaged by Japanese bombers
http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/battles_rennell_island.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Rennell_Island

1943-01-29 Battle of Rennell Island

1945; U.S. 38th Division forces land in the Philippines Bataan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Bataan_(1945)

1947: United States announces end to its mediation efforts in China, and immediate withdrawal of U.S. troops

1948: The Pakistan Socialist Party is founded in Karachi
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pakistan_Socialist_Party

1950: Thailand’s deputy Army commander Lt. Gen Luang Kach Songkhram leave for exile in Hong Kong after being accused of plotting to overthrow Premier Luang Pibul Songgram

1950: French Assembly ratifies the Elysee Agreement, establishing Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia as autonomous states within the French Union

1953: Birth of Teresa Teng, Taiwanese singer who died On May 8, 1995 from a severe asthma attack
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Teresa_Teng
http://www.angelfire.com/mt/tris19/teresa.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bv_cEeDlop0

1953: Birth of Hwang Woo-Suk, disputed South Korean biomedical scientist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hwang_Woo-Suk
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/4554704.stm

1955: The Congress resolution giving the US président full power for defending Taiwan takes effect

1960: Birth of Cho-Liang Lin, Taiwanese violinist
http://cholianglin.com/about/
http://www.allmusic.com/artist/cho-liang-lin-mn0000160692

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8TSaaoeB_TM

1962: In Laos, the pro-communist Pathet Lao movement overrun government troops on the border of China; with the help of North Vietnamese troops

1967 : End of the Macau 12-3 Incident
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/12-3_incident
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/1375.html

1968: Death of Japanese painter Foujita, born on November 27 1886, who lived mainly in France
http://www.dropbears.com/a/art/biography/Tsuguharu_Foujita.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tsuguharu_Foujita
http://www.google.fr/search?q=Foujita&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&prmd=imvnsb&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=zSUkT_mLJajL0QXihazOCg&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&ved=0CB0Q_AUoAQ&biw=602&bih=386#q=Foujita&hl=fr&sa=X&rlz=FRFR414&tbm=isch&prmd=imvnsb&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.r_cp.,cf.osb&fp=ec73e421c570ff73&biw=1192&bih=543

1968: Birth of Sora Jung, Korean actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1740364/

1969: Birth of Hyde, Japanese singer (L’Arc-en-Ciel)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyde_(musician)

1972: Prime Minister Sato says that Japon wish to normalize its relations with PRC

1974: Birth of Koji Wada, Japanese singer and songwriter
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K%C5%8Dji_Wada

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7huzg2eNFFQ

1979: US president Jimmy Carter welcomes Chinese vice premier Deng Xiaoping following the establishment of diplomatic relations
http://www.bjreview.com.cn/special/2011-01/14/content_325314.htm
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/deng-xiaoping-and-jimmy-carter-sign-accords
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:1979_Deng_Xiaoping_visit_to_the_United_States

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hgPDqrVVT-A

1981: Birth of Rui En, Singaporean actress & singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rui_En

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RNWGyc4TYeI

1987: President of the Philippines Corazon Aquino forces a group of heavily armed rebels occupying a television station to surrender
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/january/29/newsid_4085000/4085301.stm
https://asiancorrespondent.com/2017/01/philippines-cia-declassified-reveals-aquino-us-airstrikes-rebels-1989/

1991: Death of Yasushi Inoue, Japanese historian, author and poet, born on May 6, 1907
http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9D0CE4D71530F931A35751C0A967958260
http://quarterlyconversation.com/the-greatest-japanese-writer-youve-never-heard-of
 http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/401.html

2001: In Indonesia, thousands of student protestors storm the parliament property and demand that president Abdurrahman Wahid quit due to his alleged involvement in two scandals

2002: US president George W. Bush delivering his State of the Union adress describes North Korea as a member of an «axis of evil»
http://georgewbush-whitehouse.archives.gov/news/releases/2002/01/20020129-11.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=btkJhAM7hZw&list=PLaImpeCZalP9kS4fCIdJqcDGAi8NBsgW5

2002: Japanese Premier Junichiro dismisses the Foreign minister Makiko Tanaka, the first women who got this position in Japan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Makiko_Tanaka

2003: In Nepal, Prachanda (Pushpa Kamal), leader of the Maoist guerilla says he has ordered a suspension of operations and that he accepts an government offer for  peace negociation

2003: Following a supposed declaration of a Thailand  actress saying she will go to Cambodia only when Ankor Vat will be given back to Thailand, Cambodian demonstrator set fire to the Thai ambassy in Phnom Penh

2005: The first direct commercial flights from the mainland China (from Guangzhou) to Taiwan since 1949 arrived in Taipei. Shortly afterwards, a China Airlines carrier landed in Beijing

2006: Death of Nam June Paik, South Korean artist, born on July 20, 1932
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nam_June_Paik

2008: Samak Sundaravej is sworn in as Thai Prime Minister. Born on June 13, 1935
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samak_Sundaravej

2008: Death of Bharat Gopi, Malayalam film actor, born on November 2, 1937
http://www.rediff.com/movies/2008/jan/29gopi.htm
http://www.sify.com/movies/bharath-gopi-an-obituary-news-malayalam-kkfucxebijasi.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/29-january-2008-bharat-gopi-malayalam-film-actor-died

2010: An author and democracy activist who criticized Vietnam’s communist government is sentenced to four years in jail after a trial lasting half a day. Pham Thanh Nghien was found guilty on charges of “spreading propaganda against the state”
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2010/01/201012952639939714.html

2010: A military court in Burma sentences a journalist to 13 years in prison for working illegally for foreign media organizations. Ngwe Soe Lin, who reported for the Norway-based Democratic Voice of Burma, is convicted of violating immigration laws and the Electronics Act
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8487179.stm

2014: Ashutosh Mahara, Indian spiritual leader and founder of the Divine Light Awakening Mission, which claims 30 million followers, dies at 68
http://www.oneindia.com/chandigarh/dead-or-alive-the-curious-case-of-ashutosh-ji-maharaj-1411501.html
http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/ashutosh-maharaj-a-dead-seer-kept-alive-by-blind-faithfuls-in-punjab-village/1/341909.html

2015: Pakistan reiterates its opposition to grant permanent UN Security Council’s seat to India and insists on reforms to make the forum more democratic

2015: Death of Taeko Kono, Japanese author and critic, born on February 24, 1926
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taeko_Kono
http://www.booksfromjapan.jp/authors/cjw/item/327-taeko-kono

2016: Japanese Emperor Akihito offers flowers at a shrine built in the Philippines for Japanese soldiers killed during Japan’s World War II occupation
http://www.manilatimes.net/japans-royals-honor-war-dead/242074/
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/ap/article-3422243/Emperor-Akihito-honors-Japanese-war-dead-Philippines.html

2017: Suu Kyi Muslim political advisor Ko Ni shot and killed at Yangon airport in Myanmar
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-01-30/prominent-myanmar-suu-kyi-ally-assassinated/8221980?section=world
http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/southeast-asia/article/2066370/prominent-muslim-lawyer-gunned-down-yangons-international

2018: Chinese rights lawyer Yu Wensheng charged with ‘subversion’
http://www.dw.com/en/chinese-rights-lawyer-yu-wensheng-charged-with-subversion/a-42351556
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/01/29/chinese-lawyer-yu-wensheng-held-secret-location-subversion-charges-urging-constitutional-reform/



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