On 29 October in Asian history

ON 29 OCTOBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on October 29, 2017

1504: Birth of Shin Saimdang, Korean painter and poet who died on May 17, 1551
http://www.chosonkorea.org/index.php/people/women/shin-saimdang-and-her-paintings http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Shin_Saimdang

Shin Saimdang Chochungdo

1784: The Dutch United East India Company (Verenigge Oos tindichu Company (VOC) defeats Bugis forces in Riau (now in Indonesia). After  that, sultan of Riau dies without a successor; VOC takes complete control of Johore and Riau by treaty and VOC builds fort on Bintan
http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/malaysia/history-dutch.htm

1866: Birth of Antonio Luna, Filipino revolutionary general, killed on June 5, 1899
http://sentimentsofmoonlightbutterfly.blogspirit.com/archive/2006/04/30/the-veiled-heroism-of-antonio-luna-and-his-inaudible-outcrie.html
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1322/today-in-philippine-history-october-29-1866-antonio-luna-was-born-in-binondo-manila

Antonio Luna

1877: Birth of Narcisa de Leon, Filipino film producer, who died on February 6, 1966
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1483/today-in-philippine-history-october-29-1877-narcisa-de-leon-was-born-in-san-miguel-bulacan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Narcisa_de_Leon

1888: Birth of Li Dazhao, one of the founders of the Chinese communist Party, executed on 28 April 1927
http://www.china.org.cn/china/18th_cpc_congress/2012-10/29/content_26823462.htm
http://www.infoplease.com/encyclopedia/people/li-dazhao.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/10333.html

Li Dazhao 1930

1935: Birth of Takahata Isao, animated film director
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isao_Takahata

1936: Birth of Akiko Kojima, Japanese model, first Asian Miss Universe 1959
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Akiko_Kojima

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

1940: Death of Phan Bội Châu, Vietnamese poet and activist, born on December 26, 1867 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phan_B%E1%BB%99i_Ch%C3%A2u

1945: Dutch East India (Indonesia), Sukarno and Hatta arrive in Surabaya by plane. Sukarno and General Mallaby agree on a truce. Poor communications and general chaos prevent Sukarno from enforcing the truce

1951: Jean de Raymond, French representative in Cambodia is assassinated in Phnom-Penh
http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/42710921

1953: Non official trade agreement between China and Japan. By the way, 25,000 Japanese citizens held in China return to home

1954: Birth of Tomoko Ai, Japanese actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0014420/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terror_of_Mechagodzilla


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t71P_aDTzzA

1956: Birth of Etsuko Shihomi, Japanese actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0793399/


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

1959: Death of the king of Laos Sisavang Vong. He is succeeded by his son Sri Savang Vatthana, born on July 14, 1885
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sisavang_Vong
http://history.info/on-this-day/1959-sisavang-vong-king-of-laos-who-had-around-15-wives-and-50-children/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IwfgjU-b0Jg

1965: Birth of Masahiro Takashima, Japanese actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Masahiro_Takashima
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0847392/
http://www.jdorama.com/artiste.912.htm


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RVsvXG0_1zM

1971: As a result of the vietnamization of the war by president Nixon, the total number of American troops still in Vietnam drops to a record low of 196,700, the lowest level since January 1966

1975: Birth of Kelly Lin, Taiwanese actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kelly_Lin

Kelly Lin

1977: Death of Maeda Seison, Japanese painter, born on January 27, 1885
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maeda_Seison
https://www.google.fr/search?q=Maeda+Seison&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&prmd=imvns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=IUKMUKyBM4jJhAeHqoDoDg&ved=0CAoQ_AUoAQ&biw=1140&bih=500

1977: Death of Chen Wangdao, communist intellectual, president of Fudan university (1949-1977), born in 1891
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chen_Wangdao
http://jerome459.blogspot.fr/2011/05/first-to-translate-communist-manifesto.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/10343.html

1978: Birth of Kumiko Higa, Japanese actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1321017/

kumiko Higa

1981: Birth of Reema Sen, Indian actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reema_Sen

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nZ_pSM63l0w&feature=fvst

1981: Birth of Angelika de la Cruz, Filipina actress
http://www.pinoystop.com/bio/celebrity-profile/517/angelika-dela-cruz-biography#chitika_close_button

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_rKF8Zgf16c

1982: Birth of Ariel Lin, Taiwanese actress and singer
http://women.stareastasia.com/ariel-lin/
http://yummycelebrities.com/2006/11/13/ariel-lin-yi-chen/


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3qmV6yEc4wg

1986: Birth of Sarita Pérez de Tagle, Filipina actress and model
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1735222/

1987: Birth of Makoto Ogawa, Japanese singer
http://helloproject.wikia.com/wiki/Ogawa_Makoto

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

1988: Pakistan’s general Rahimuddin Khan resigns from his post as governor of Sindh, following the effort by president Ghulam Ishaq Khan to limit the powers Rahimuddin had accumulated
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rahimuddin_Khan

1988: Death of Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay, Indian activist, born on April 3, 1903
http://kractivist.wordpress.com/2013/04/03/kamaladevi-chattopadhyay-the-indefatigable-freedom-fighter-and-champion-of-womenrights/
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/kamaladevi-chattopadhyay.html

1991: Death of Chinese painter Huang Junbi, born in 1898
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&ved=0CCMQFjAAahUKEwjutszKz-XIAhXEfhoKHZIBA9w&url=http%3A%2F%2Farchives.lib.ntnu.edu.tw%2Fdoc%2Fc4_1_4_eng.pdf&usg=AFQjCNHURI1hY6lQcT_kYTKv6whXnvxNeQ&sig2=AycUJG7ZqsYqfcr7gJC23w
http://www.blouinartinfo.com/artists/88834–huang-junbi

huang Junbi boating at sunset

1999: Super-cyclone wreaks havoc in India
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/october/29/newsid_3691000/3691573.stm
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/29th-october-1999-a-super-cyclone-strikes-odisha

2001: In Japan, for the first time since 1945, the Japanese diet approves a law which authorizes the sending of Japanese forces out of the archipelago to fight international terrorism

2004: In Cambodia, coronation of king Norodom Sihamoni, born on May 14, 1953
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/3963945.stm
http://english.people.com.cn/200410/30/eng20041030_162203.html

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/special-reports/when-sihamoni-became-king

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9qTw8eKp_qI

2005: Delhi bombings kill more than 60
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/29_October_2005_Delhi_bombings

2006: In Bangladesh, prime minister Khaleda Zia is forced to quit and president Lajuddin Ahmed assumes this function up to January 2007

2006: Sri Lanka government negotiations in Geneva with Tamil separatists fail

2009: Death  of Bei Shizhang, Chinese biologist and educator who was born on October 10,1903
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bei_Shizhang

2009: The Philippine government and separatists fighting for a Muslim homeland in the country’s south sign an agreement to protect schools and hospitals, and avoid civilian suffering
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2009/10/200910285955811606.html

2013: India and Pakistan agree to observe calm along the Sialkot-Jammu working boundary after days of skirmishes which have been the worst in a decade
http://dawn.com/news/1052702/india-pakistan-agree-to-maintain-ceasefire-at-working-boundary

2014: A special tribunal in Bangladesh sentences the head of the country’s Jamaat-e-Islami party to death for his role in the deaths of thousands during the nation’s independence war against Pakistan in 1971
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2014/10/jamaat-chief-sentenced-death-bangladesh-201410296842621834.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-29813571

2015 : China announces that it will end one-child policy and allow two children for each couple
http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/international/2015-10-29/china-ends-onechild-policy-allows-two-children-for-each-couple/1509258
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/nation/2015-10/29/content_15336881.html
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2015/10/china-child-policy-151029110647826.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-34674444

 

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