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On 30 January in Japan’s history

ON 30 JANUARY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on January 30, 2019

1181: Death of the 80th Japanese Emperor Takakura who reigned from 1168 through 1180, born on September 20, 1161
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Takakura

1703: The Forty-seven Ronin, under the command of Ōishi Kuranosuke, avenge the death of their master
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forty-seven_Ronin
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=The_47_Ronin
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Oishi_Kuranosuke

1867: Death of Osahito (Komei), 121st Japanese Emperor, born on July 22, 1831
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_K%C5%8Dmei

1877: In Japan, a central governement raid against an ammunition storage in Kagashima starts the Satsuma Rebellion
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/japan/fl/The-Satsuma-Rebellion.htm?nl=1

1902: Britain and Japan sign a treaty after months of negotiating which commits each country to supporting an independent China and Korea, although it acknowledges Japan’s ‘special interest’ in Korea
http://www.firstworldwar.com/source/anglojapanesealliance1902.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/739.html

1932: Birth of Knock Yokoyama, Japanese comedian and politician
http://everything2.com/index.pl?node_id=1443891

1942: Japanese troops land on Ambon (Moluccas). Australian forces destroy supplies to prevent them from falling into Japanese hands. Ambon city is taken within 24 hours. The Japanese start to besiege Singapore
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Ambon
http://dutcheastindies.webs.com/ambon.html

1944: During the World War II, American troops land on Majuro, Marshall Islands
http://www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar/USMC/USMC-C-Marshalls/

1944-01-30 US bébarquent Marshall

1945: In the Philippines, in the Raid at Cabanatuan, one hundred twenty-six American Rangers and Filipino resistance fighters liberate over 500 Allied prisoners from the Japanese-controlled Cabanatuan POW camp
http://www.shadowspear.com/2012/03/raid-at-cabantatuan-1945/
http://olive-drab.com/od_history_ww2_stories_1945cabanatuan.php
http://edition.cnn.com/2015/01/29/opinion/lauder-great-raid-cabanatuan-pow-camp-1945/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=63Fzw6_b7qA

1975: Birth of Yumi Yoshimura, Japanese singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yumi_Yoshimura

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E_GZpv1Y9A0

On 30 January in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 30 JANUARY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on January 30, 2019

1902: Britain and Japan sign a treaty after months of negotiating which commits each country to supporting an independent China and Korea, although it acknowledges Japan’s ‘special interest’ in Korea
http://www.firstworldwar.com/source/anglojapanesealliance1902.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/739.html

1951: The political commission of the United Nations says China is aggressor in Korea

1952: Korean truce talks hit stalemate
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/january/30/newsid_3396000/3396891.stm

1969: Death of Li Zongren, prominent warlord, military commander and rival of Chiang Kai-shek, during the Republic of China, born on August 13, 1890
https://ww2db.com/person_bio.php?person_id=363
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/346.html

1978: Death of Yuan Muzhi, Chinese actor and director


http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0950615/#director
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yuan_Muzhi

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vXoPRdwj8Es

1980: The PRC Foreign Ministry publishes a lenghthy statement entitled “China’s sovereignty over the Xisha and Nansha Island is indisputable” as a response to the Vietnamese Foreign Ministry’s  white paper “Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa and Truong Sa”

2010: China suspends military exchanges with Washington in protest of an approved 6.4 billion-dollar arms deal with Taiwan, calling the sale an obstacle to regional peace, according to state media


2014: Hong Kong imposes sanctions on Philippines. The current visa-free arrangement for visiting Philippine diplomats and officials will be suspended from February 5, Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying told a press conference
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2014/01/hong-kong-imposes-sanctions-philippines-20141303748519260.html

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/

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 29 January in Asian history

1943-01-29 Battle of Rennell Island

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 29 JANUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 29, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

1979: US president Jimmy Carter welcomes Chinese vice premier Deng Xiaoping following the establishment of diplomatic relations
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/deng-xiaoping-and-jimmy-carter-sign-accords

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

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

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

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

On 29 January in South Asian history

ON 29 JANUARY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 29, 2019

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

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

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

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

2014: Death of 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

On 29 January in Southeast Asian history

ON 29 JANUARY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 29, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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/

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

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

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

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, was convicted of violating immigration laws and the Electronics Act
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8487179.stm

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

 

 

On 29 January in Japan’s history

ON 29 JANUARY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on January 29, 2019

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

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

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)

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

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

1991: Death of Yasushi Inoue, Japanese historian, 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

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

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

 

On 29 January in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

 

ON 29 JANUARY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2012: Rebels in Sudan’s oil-producing border state of South Kordofan said on Sunday they were holding Chinese workers for their own safety after a battle with the Sudanese army
http://af.reuters.com/article/topNews/idAFJOE81107I20120202

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/

 

On 28 January in Asian history

ON 28 JANUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 28, 2019

1701: The Chinese storm Dartsedo in Tibet
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Dartsedo

1712: Birth of Tokugawa Ieshige, 9th shogun of the Tokugawa shogunate, who died on July 13th, 1761
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tokugawa_Ieshige

1833: Birth of Charles George ‘Chinese’ Gordon, British soldier and administrator who died on January 26, 1885
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_George_Gordon
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/11.html

1846: Battle of Aliwal, in India, won by British troops on Sikhs
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Aliwal
http://www.britishbattles.com/first-sikh-war/battle-of-aliwal/
https://deadliestblogpage.wordpress.com/2018/01/28/the-redoubtable-harry-smith-faces-the-savage-sikhs-at-aliwal-2/

1861: Birth of Julian Felipe, Filipino musician, composer of the national anthem who died on October 2, 1944
http://himig.com.ph/features/28-julian-felipe
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juli%C3%A1n_Felipe
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/903/today-in-philippine-history-january-28-1861-julian-felipe-born-in-cavite-city-cavite

1865: Birth of Lala Lajpat Rai, Indian freedom fighter who died on November 17, 1928
http://www.liveindia.com/freedomfighters/LalaLajpatRai.html

1868: Battle of Awa between the Shogunate and elements of the Satsuma Navy. This was Japan’s first engagement between two modern navies. The battle, although small in scale, ended in favour of the Shogunate
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naval_Battle_of_Awa

1888: Birth of general Masaharu Homma who commanded the Japanese forces in the Philippines and was executed by a firing squad on April 3, 1946
http://ww2db.com/person_bio.php?person_id=108
http://forum.axishistory.com/viewtopic.php?t=115452

1915: Birth of Nien Cheng, Chinese-born American writer, who died on November 2, 2009
http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/95739.Nien_Cheng
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Life_and_Death_in_Shanghai

1925: Birth of Raja Ramanna, Indian nuclear scientist who died on September 24, 2004
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/raja-ramanna.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/28-january-1925-raja-ramanna-eminent-nuclear-scientist-was-born

1927: Birth of Hiroshi Teshigahara, Japanese director who died on April 14 2001
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hiroshi_Teshigahara

1930: Birth of Jasraj, Indian singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jasraj

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pzNTlFvFdx8

1932: The « Shanghai Incident » of First Battle of Shanghai : Japanese forces attack Shanghai
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=114
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/January_28_Incident

1933: The name Pakistan is coined by Choudhury Rahmat Ali Khan and is accepted by the Indian Muslims for the Pakistan Movement seeking independence
http://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Choudhary_Rahmat_Ali
http://www.columbia.edu/itc/mealac/pritchett/00islamlinks/txt_rahmatali_1933.html

1934: Birth of Mitr Chaibancha, Thai actor who died in an accident on October 8, 1970
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mitr_Chaibancha

1941: Under Japanese mediation, cease-fire between France and Thailand on the borders between Thailand and French protectorates of Laos and Cambodia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French-Thai_War

1945: World War II: Supplies begin to reach China over the newly reopened Burma Road
http://www.worldwar2history.info/Burma/Road.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burma_Road

1949: UN Security Council demands the release of the Republican government, and independence for Indonesia by July 1, 1950

1958: The government of the People’s Republic of China establishes the simplified writing of the Chinese characters (ideograms)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simplified_Chinese_characters

1963: Start of Anglo-Philippines negotiations on Sabah
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sabah

1967: Birth of Jan Lamb, Hong Kong disc jockey & stand-up comedian
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jan_Lamb
http://www.hkcinemagic.com/en/people.asp?id=1169

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=28BTlaPbWcA

1973: Cease-fire effective in the Vietnam War
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/cease-fire-goes-into-effect

1975: Birth of Tanya Chua, Singaporean singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tanya_Chua

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1T_C1CitC08

1977: Birth of Zhao Tao, Chinese actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhao_Tao

1981: Vietnam suggests to withdraw its forces from Cambodia if China agrees to sign a non-agression pact with the three Indochina countries

1983:The China’s general chief of staff, Yang Dezhi, declares in  Bangkok that China will help Thailand in case of Vietnamese raids

1984 : Death of Sohrab Modi, Indian stage and film actor, director and producer, born on November 2, 1897
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sohrab_Modi
http://chiloka.com/celebrity/sohrab-modi

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LtAH4NruiKQ

1989: Death of Rinpoche (Choekyi Gyaltsen), the 10th Panchen Lama, born on February 19, 1938
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Choekyi_Gyaltsen
http://unpo.org/article/10529

Choekyi Gyaltsen 10th panchen lama

1998: Involved in a corruption case, Japanese Finance minister Hiroshi Mitsuzuka resigns
http://www.nytimes.com/1998/01/28/business/international-business-japan-finance-minister-resigns-opening-way-shift-policy.html
http://www.spokesman.com/stories/1998/jan/28/japans-finance-chief-resigns-after-two-senior/

1998-01-28 Hiroshi Mitsuzuka

1998: In Manilla, Philippines, gunmen held at least 400 children and teachers for several hours at an elementary school

2003: South Korean Lee Jong-wook is elected chairman of the World Health Organization. Born on 12 April 1945, he will die of illness on 22 May 2006
http://www.who.int/dg/lee/en/

2007: Death of O.P. Nayyar, Indian film music director, born on January 16, 1926
http://www.rediff.com/movies/2007/jan/28nayyar.htm
http://www.opnayyar.org/theman.htm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HUxwaQ95QmE

2007: Death in a car accident of Hsu Wei Lun, Taiwanese actress, born on November 13, 1978
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beatrice_Hsu

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

2008: Samak Sundaravej, president of the People Power Party is elected as new Thailand Prime Minister
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7212516.stm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7212682.stm

2011: Burma’s highest court upholds the dissolution of the pro-democracy party led by Aung San Suu Kyi. The court ruled the NLD would remain an unlawful association because it refused to register for the recent election
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-12307838

2012: France’s plans for an early withdrawal from Afghanistan drew criticism from Kabul, with experts and lawmakers accusing French President Nicolas Sarkozy of putting politics ahead of Afghans’ safety
http://www.france24.com/en/20120128-france-sarkozy-plans-early-withdrawal-draw-criticism-afghanistan

2013: Death of Xu Liangying, Chinese physicist, historian, and philosopher, born on May 2, 1920
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/01/world/asia/xu-liangying-92-scientist-and-democracy-advocate.html
http://www.nytimes.com/2006/08/22/science/22prof.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0

2013: Journalists in Hong Kong issue a petition urging the government to scrap a proposed law limiting the personal data corporate directors must make publicly available. Critics argue the amendment will restrict press freedom and protect potentially corrupt directors from public scrutiny of their business holdings
http://www.voanews.com/content/hong-kong-journalists-protest-proposal-to-restrict-information/1592069.html

2014: Death of Gudo Wafu Nishijima, Japanese priest and educator, born on November 29, 1919
http://hardcorezen.info/gudo-wafu-nishijima-1919-2014/2506

2014: Japan goverment risking further irking their close neighbors China and South Korea announces that textbooks were being changed to make it clear that two sets of remote islands at the center of sovereignty disputes are integral parts of their territory
http://apjjf.org/2014/12/13/Koide-Reiko/4101/article.html

2015: Leader of the Thai opposition Red Shirt movement Jatuporn Prompan imprisonned for defaming ex-prime minister
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2015/01/thai-red-shirt-leader-sentenced-years-jail-150128083158482.html http://www.nst.com.my/node/71149

2016: Vietnam’s Communist Party unveils new leadership at 12th National Congress
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-01-28/vietnam-communist-party-unveils-new-politburo/7122444

2016: Taiwan president visits disputed islands despite US criticism
http://www.dw.com/en/taiwan-president-visits-disputed-islands-despite-us-criticism/a-19008594
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/nation/2016-01/28/content_15379710.html
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/front/archives/2016/01/29/2003638307/1

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 28 January in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 28 JANUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 28, 2019

1701: The Chinese storm Dartsedo (Tibet)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Dartsedo

1846: Battle of Aliwal, in India, won by British troops on Sikhs
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Aliwal
http://www.britishbattles.com/first-sikh-war/battle-of-aliwal/
https://deadliestblogpage.wordpress.com/2018/01/28/the-redoubtable-harry-smith-faces-the-savage-sikhs-at-aliwal-2/

1868: Battle of Awa between the Shogunate and elements of the Satsuma Navy. This was Japan’s first engagement between two modern navies. The battle, although small in scale, ended in favour of the Shogunate
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naval_Battle_of_Awa

1932: The « Shanghai Incident » of First Battle of Shanghai : Japanese forces attack Shanghai
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=114
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/January_28_Incident

1941: Under Japanese mediation, cease-fire between France and Thailand on the borders between Thailand and French protectorates of Laos and Cambodia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French-Thai_War

1945: World War II: Supplies begin to reach the Republic of China over the newly reopened Burma Road
http://www.worldwar2history.info/Burma/Road.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burma_Road

1949: UN Security Council demands the release of the Republican government, and independence for Indonesia by July 1, 1950

1963: Start of Anglo-Philippines negotiations on Sabah
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sabah

1973: Cease-fire effective in the Vietnam War
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/cease-fire-goes-into-effect

1981: Vietnam suggests to withdraw its forces from Cambodia if China agrees to sign a non-agression pact with the three Indochina countries

1983:The China’s general chief of staff, Yang Dezhi, declares in  Bangkok that China will help Thailand in case of Vietnamese raids

2012: France’s plans for an early withdrawal from Afghanistan drew criticism from Kabul on Saturday 28, with experts and lawmakers accusing French President Nicolas Sarkozy of putting politics ahead of Afghans’ safety
http://www.france24.com/en/20120128-france-sarkozy-plans-early-withdrawal-draw-criticism-afghanistan

2014: Japan goverment risking further irking their close neighbors China and South Korea announces that textbooks were being changed to make it clear that two sets of remote islands at the center of sovereignty disputes are integral parts of their territory
http://apjjf.org/2014/12/13/Koide-Reiko/4101/article.html