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On 30 March in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

Deng Xiaoping 1978

ON 30 MARCH IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on March 30, 2019

365: Death by poisoning of Jin Aidi , emperor of the Eastern Jin Dynasty, born in 341
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Ai_of_Jin

892: Birth of Shi Jingtang, founder of the Later Jin Dynasty who dieed on July 28, 942
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shi_Jingtang
https://khmerpac.com/2015/11/28/shi-jingtang-and-the-khitans/

1010: Birth of Renzong, 4th emperor of the Song dynasty (1022-1063) who died on 30 April 1063
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Renzong_of_Song

1940: A pro-Japanese government is set up in Nanjing as Wang Jingwei as its leader
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wang_Jingwei_Government
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/japanese-set-up-puppet-regime-at-nanking
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/3094.html

1951: In the Korea War, the United Nations forces cross the 38th parallel. The General MacArthur threatens to attack China

1979: Deng Xiaoping puts forward the four cardinal principles
http://english.cri.cn/3126/2008/10/31/53s419813.htm
http://academics.wellesley.edu/Polisci/wj/China/Deng/principles.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/3465.html

Deng Xiaoping 1978

1983: Birth of Tian Hebe, Taiwanese singer and actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hebe_Tian
http://yummycelebrities.com/2005/12/30/hebe-tien-profile/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7fMEHYegH5M

2004: Santo Domingo Premier Roosevelt Skerrit announces the establishment of diplomatic relations with Beijing to the detriment of Taipei

2007: In Taiwan, the opposition demonstrates against the government campaign against Chiang Kai-shek. All his statues and his name have been removed from public places

2014: More than 100,000 protesters take to the streets of Taiwan’s capital as a two-week-long campaign against a trade pact with China gathers steam, piling further pressure on the island’s leader
http://www.euronews.com/2014/03/30/taiwan-more-than-100000-demonstrate-against-china-trade-deal/

2017: Ban on beards and veils – China’s Xinjiang passes law to curb ‘religious extremism’
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2083479/ban-beards-and-veils-chinas-xinjiang-passes-regulation
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-03-30/china-sets-rules-on-beards-to-combat-extremism-in-xinjiang/8401762?section=world
http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2017/03/30/does-china-have-itself-to-blame-for-the-trans-nationalisation-of-uyghur-terrorism/

 

On 30 March in Asian history

1972-03-30 NV lance Nguyen Hue offensive

ON 30 MARCH IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on March 30, 2019

365: Death by poisoning of Jin Aidi , emperor of the Eastern Jin Dynasty, born in 341
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Ai_of_Jin

892: Birth of Shi Jingtang, founder of the Later Jin Dynasty who died on July 28, 942
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shi_Jingtang
https://khmerpac.com/2015/11/28/shi-jingtang-and-the-khitans/

1010: Birth of Renzong, 4th emperor of the Song dynasty (1022-1063) who died on 30 April 1063
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Renzong_of_Song

1664: Death of Guru Har Krishan, 8th guru of Sikhism since October 7, 1661, born on July 7, 1656
http://sikhism.about.com/od/guruharkrishan/p/Guru_Har_Krishan.htm

1875: Birth of Jang In-hwan, Korean independence activist, who died on April 24, 1930
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jang_In-hwan

1885: The Battle of Kushka (Afghanistan) triggers the Pandjeh Incident which nearly gives rise to war between the British Empire and Russian Empire
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pandjeh_Incident

1899: Birth of Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay, well known Bengali writer, who died on September 22, 1970
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sharadindu_Bandyopadhyay

1908 : Birth of Devika Rani, Indian legendary actress and first recipient of Dadasaheb Phalke Award, who died on March 9, 1994
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Devika_Rani
https://www.geni.com/people/Devika-Rani-Roerich-Chaudhuri/6000000017936455383

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LcsdK8eK_7Q

1919: Gandhi announces resistance against Rowlatt Act
http://www.indianetzone.com/14/the_rowlatt_act_1919.htm
http://pakistanstory.blogspot.com/2010/04/rowaltt-act-continued-pakistan-movement.html

1940: A pro-Japanese government is set up in Nanjing as Wang Jingwei as its leader
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wang_Jingwei_Government
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/japanese-set-up-puppet-regime-at-nanking
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/3094.html

1941: Birth of Wasim Sajjad, interim prior to elections president of Pakistan in 1993 and 1997
http://storyofpakistan.com/wasim-sajjad

1951: In the Korea War, the United Nations forces cross the 38th parallel. The General MacArthur threatens to attack China

1952: Death of Jigme Wangchuck, Bhutan King, born in 1905
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jigme_Wangchuck

1955: Birth of Marilou Diaz-Abaya, Filipino director, producer, and screenwriter who died on October 8, 2012
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marilou_Diaz-Abaya
http://www.asiancinevision.org/marilou-diaz-abaya-obsessions-and-transitions-a-biographical-survey-16/

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q4sqRVvFi-g

1956: Prince Sihanouk resigns in protest against US press criticism of his neutralist policy and his recognition of the communist China

1965: During Vietnam War: a car bomb explodes in front of the U.S. Embassy in Saigon, killing 22 and wounding 183 others
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/bomb-explodes-outside-u-s-embassy-in-saigon

1972: In the Vietnam War, the Easter Offensive (Nguyen Hue Offensive) begins after North Vietnamese forces cross into the demilitarized zone (DMZ) of South Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/north-vietnamese-launch-nguyen-hue-offensive
http://www.historynet.com/north-vietnamese-armys-1972-eastertide-offensive.htm

http://military.wikia.com/wiki/Easter_Offensive

1972-03-30 NV lance Nguyen Hue offensive

 1979: Deng Xiaoping puts forward the four cardinal principles
http://english.cri.cn/3126/2008/10/31/53s419813.htm
http://academics.wellesley.edu/Polisci/wj/China/Deng/principles.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/3465.html

Deng Xiaoping 1978

1979: Birth of Park Kyung-lim, South Korean comedian and actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Park_Kyung-lim

1983: Birth of Tian Hebe, Taiwanese singer and actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hebe_Tian
http://yummycelebrities.com/2005/12/30/hebe-tien-profile/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7fMEHYegH5M

1993: Death of S. M. Pandit, Indian painter, born on March 25, 1916
http://smpanditji.blogspot.fr/
http://www.saffronart.com/sitepages/ArticleDetails.aspx?Articleid=86&PageNo=1
https://www.google.fr/search?q=S.+M.+Pandit&biw=1301&bih=641&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=LhIYVc-SC87iapnYgAg&ved=0CAYQ_AUoAQ&dpr=1.05

 S. M. Pandit

1996: Khaleda Zia quits as Bangladesh Prime Minister
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khaleda_Zia

1997: In Cambodia, an attack against a demonstration of Khmer National Party, led by opposition leader Sam Ramsy, causes at least 16 casualties
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/138764.stm

1997: In India, Congress Party (I) remove its support with no participation to the government of Deve Gowda of Janata dal

2002: Death of Anand Bakshi, Indian lyricist, born on July 21, 1920
http://www.hindilyrics.net/profiles/anand-bakshi.html

2004: Santo Domingo Premier Roosevelt Skerrit announces the establishment of diplomatic relations with Beijing to the detriment of Taipei

2005: Death of O. V. Vijayan, Indian author and cartoonist, born on July 2, 1930
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/O._V._Vijayan
http://www.hindu.com/2005/03/31/stories/2005033106451100.htm
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/30-march-2005-o.p.-vijayan-cartoonist-and-malayalam-writer-died

2007: In Taiwan, the opposition demonstrates against the government campaign against Chiang Kai-shek. All his statues and his name have been removed from public places

2008: Death of Dith Pran, Cambodian photographer, born on September 27, 1942 (The Killing Fields)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dith_Pran
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Killing_Fields

2009: Pakistani troops say they have taken control of a police academy after unidentified attackers had overrun the facility, killing up to 50 people and taking many officers hostage
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7971993.stm

2011: South Korea protests after Japan authorized new school textbooks that describe a disputed cluster of rocky islets as Japanese-owned. The outcrops in the Sea of Japan (East Sea) are known as Dokdo in South Korea and Takeshima in Japan, and administered by Seoul
http://www.asiaone.com/News/Latest%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20110330-270966.html

2011: Burma’s military government is officially dissolved after the new president of a civilian-led parliament was sworn in. Senior General Than Shwe, who has ruled Burma for the last two decades, has given up his last official role as head of Burma’s armed forces
http://www.france24.com/en/20110330-burma-swears-president-totally-loyal-junta-thein-sein-myanmar-army-general
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-12903507

2014: Sri Lanka’s ruling party won local elections, but with smaller than expected margins in a crucial mid-term test for President Mahinda Rajapakse, official results show

2014: Death of Phuntsok Wangyal, Tibetan politician. Born on January 2, 1922
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/phunwang-03302014141111.html
http://www.matteopistono.com/blog.htm?post=952395
http://www.savetibet.org/phuntsog-wangyal-goranangpa-a-formidable-figure-in-modern-tibetan-history/

2014: More than 100,000 protesters take to the streets of Taiwan’s capital as a two-week-long campaign against a trade pact with China gathers steam, piling further pressure on the island’s leader
http://www.euronews.com/2014/03/30/taiwan-more-than-100000-demonstrate-against-china-trade-deal/

2015: The Philippines military chief says a month long offensive against hard-line Muslim rebels in the south has ended after 139 insurgents were killed, 12 others were captured and their bomb-making strongholds were seized by troops
http://worldaffairsjournal.org/content/philippines-ends-major-offensive-it-says-killed-139-rebels

2015: Malaysia’s government unveil a new anti-terrorism bill that allows lengthy detentions without trial, as worries grow in the Muslim-majority country over the appeal of the extremist Islamic State (IS) group
http://www.ucanews.com/news/malaysia-unveils-anti-terror-bill-aimed-at-islamic-state-supporters/73282

2016: Htin Kyaw, the man chosen by Aung San Suu Kyi to serve as her proxy, is sworn in as Myanmar’s president, becoming the country’s first civilian leader after decades of military rule since 1962
http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/se-asia/htin-kyaw-sworn-in-as-myanmars-first-elected-civilian-president-in-decades
http://www.voanews.com/content/myanmar-swears-in-first-civilian-head-of-state-since-1962/3260795.html
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/19730-transcript-president-u-htin-kyaw-s-inaugural-address.html
http://www.irrawaddy.com/burma/the-faces-of-the-next-five-years-burmas-sworn-in-leadership.html

2017: Ban on beards and veils – China’s Xinjiang passes law to curb ‘religious extremism’
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2083479/ban-beards-and-veils-chinas-xinjiang-passes-regulation

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-03-30/china-sets-rules-on-beards-to-combat-extremism-in-xinjiang/8401762?section=world
http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2017/03/30/does-china-have-itself-to-blame-for-the-trans-nationalisation-of-uyghur-terrorism/

 

On 29 March in Asian history

1857-03-29 Mangal Pandey revolt

ON 29 MARCH IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on March 29, 2019

87 BC: Death of Emperor Wu of Han of China, born on June 7, 156 BC
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Wu_of_Han

682: Death of Sun Simiao (Sun Sssu) Chinese physician “China’s king of medicine”
http://www.lingshu.org/Cla/Sun%20Si-miao.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/2823.html

1368: Death of Go-Murakami, 97th emperor of Japan (September 1339-March 1368), born in 1328
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Go-Murakami

1521: On Good Friday, a kasikasi (blood compact) between Magellan and Rajah Kolambu, emissary of the King of Limasawa, an island off the coast of southern Leyte, sealed an implicit political pact between Spain and the Philippines
 http://www.pinoystop.org/29-march-1521/

1816: Birth of Tsultrim Gyatso, 10th Dalai Lama who died in 1837
http://www.treasuryoflives.org/biographies/view/Tenth-Dalai-Lama-Tsultrim-Gyatso/4314

1849: Britain formally annexes Punjab after defeating the Sikh. The Young Maharajah Duleep Singh (11) is removed from the throne
http://www.thesikhencyclopedia.com/the-british-and-sikhs-1849-1947/annexation-of-the-punjab

1849-03-29 Punjab annexé

 1850: In China, Xianfeng, born on July 17, 1831, becomes the 8th emperor of the Qing dynasty. He died on August 22, 1861
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xianfeng_Emperor

1857: Sepoy Mangal Pandey, of the 34th Regiment, Bengal native Infantry, revolts against the British rule in India and inspires a long-drawn War of Independence of 1857, also known as the Sepoy mutiny
http://history1800s.about.com/od/thebritishempire/ss/The-Sepoy-Mutiny_2.htm
http://www.chapatimystery.com/archives/univercity/the_trial_of_mangal_pandey_i.html

1857-03-29 Mangal Pandey revolt

1868: Battle of Hokuetsu, one battle of the Boshin War of the Meiji restoration, in the area of modern Niigata Prefecture
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Hokuetsu
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boshin_War

1918: Birth of Lê Văn Thiêm, Vietnamese mathematician, who died on June 3, 1991
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Le_Van_Thiem

1929: Birth of Utpal Dutt, Indian actor, who died on August 19, 1993
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Utpal_Dutt
http://stationhollywood.blogspot.com/2008/03/utpal-dutt-majestic-actor-of-bollywood.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/29-march-1929-utpal-dutt-indian-stage-and-film-actor-was-born

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5RnQJA3aOSg

1937: Birth of Roberto Chabet, Filipino painter and sculptor who died on April 30, 2013
https://pelhamcommunications.com/art-pr-agency/blog/art-on-this-day-roberto-bobby-chabet/
http://www.google.fr/search?q=roberto+chabet&nord=1&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=yLU1U_ffJ6jX0QXTmoHYCA&sqi=2&ved=0CC0QsAQ&biw=1366&bih=628

Roberto Chabet

1942: The Communist Party of the Philippines, founds the People’s Anti-Japanese Army (Huk) under the command of Luis Taruc
http://everything2.com/index.pl?node_id=1282039

1945 : The Japanese called off the attempt to recapture Meiktila, Burma
http://warfarehistorynetwork.com/daily/wwii/a-burmese-jungle-masterstroke-commonwealth-troops-in-meiktila/
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=192

1946: Dr. Phat, member of the Cochinchina Consultative Council, is assassinated by members of the Viet Minh

1951: The Chinese reject MacArthur’s offer for a truce in Korea

1953: During the Korean War, on United Nations, the talks on the prisoners of war question resume

1955: In Saigon (South Vietnam), Violent fighting during two days between the Buddhist Binh-Xuyen sect and the National army  loyal to President Ngo Dinh Diem

1961 End of the meeting of SEATO which excludes any immediate military action in Laos

1969 : Birth of Ranjit Hoskote, Indian poet, art critic and curator 
http://www.poetryinternationalweb.net/pi/site/poet/item/2735/27/Ranjit-Hoskote
http://scroll.in/article/705297/ranjit-hoskote-portrait-of-a-poet-as-historian

1969: In the Philippines, foundation of the New People’s Army, by the Communist Party (maoist) led by Bernabe Buscayno (Kumander Dante)
http://www.fas.org/irp/world/para/npa.htm
http://www.pcij.org/edsa20/dante-buscayno.html

1971: Lt William Calley is convinced of premeditated murder for the My Lay massacre (Vietnam) and sentenced to life in prison
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/march/29/newsid_2530000/2530975.stm

1971: Dhirendranath Datta, Bangladeshi politician, born on November 2, 1886, is assassinated
http://www.asiantribune.com/node/9815
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dhirendranath_Datta

1972: Birth of Junichi Suwabe, Japanese voice actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Junichi_Suwabe
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=48696

1973: The last United State soldiers leave South Vietnam and Hanoi frees the remaining American prisoners of war held in North Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-withdraws-from-vietnam
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/0329.html#article

 

1973-03 Last US in China freed

1973: Operation Barrel Roll, a covert US bombing campaign in Laos to stop communist infiltration of South Vietnam, ends
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Barrel_Roll

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VTdwwhfP7jo

1974: While ploughing, a Chinese peasant discover the grave of the first Chinese emperor’s terra cotta army
http://www.livescience.com/22454-ancient-chinese-tomb-terracotta-warriors.html

1977: Death of General Sein Win, born on March 19, 1919, seventh Burma’s prime minister, succeeded by General Maung Maung Kha till July 1988
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sein_Win_(Brigadier_General)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maung_Maung_Kha

1979: Death of Sultan Yahya Petra, Sultan of Kelantan (1960-1979) and king of Malaysia (1975-1979), born on December 10, 1017
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yahya_Petra_of_Kelantan

Sultan Yahya Petra

1979: In China, Wei Jingsheng, pro-democracy activist is arrested and will be sentenced for the first time, to fifteen years in prison
http://www.weijingsheng.org/wei/en.html

1980: Birth of Kim Tae-hee, South Korean actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kim_Tae_Hee
http://www.hancinema.net/korean_Kim_Tae-hee.php


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

1982: Birth of Hideaki Takizawa, Japanese artist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hideaki_Takizawa
http://www.angelfire.com/bc/starclub/hideaki.html

1984: Birth of Mai Satoda, Japanese singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mai_Satoda

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bGVa4muOyPU

1994: Birth of Sulli Choi, South Korean singer and dancer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sulli_Choi

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CvhQJ0hvDcw

2002: Death of Rico Yan, Philippine young movie and TV actor, born in March 1975
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rico_Yan

2006: Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen declares the representative of United Nations persona non grata because he criticized the situation on human rights in Cambodia

2007: In Thailand, beginning of demonstrations for the end of the military rule and the return of democracy

2010: The party of detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi decides not to contest the first election in military-ruled Myanmar in two decades. The National League for Democracy (NLD) said it could not participate in a process criticised by Suu Kyi as “unjust”
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2010/03/2010329104833779251.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8592365.stm

2012: Japan executes first three prisoners since 2010. Japan is one of the few advanced industrialised nations to retain the death penalty. It is usually reserved for multiple murders.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-17545494
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/europe/2012/03/2012329153055576934.html

2013: Chinese Police arrest the brother-in-law of China’s jailed Nobel peace prize winner Liu Xiaobo on fraud charges, in what the family said is the latest act of official retaliation
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/mar/29/chinese-liu-xiaobo-brother-fraud

2015: Singapore holds funeral of long-time leader Lee Kuan Yew
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-32102686
http://www.euronews.com/2015/03/29/thousands-gather-for-funeral-of-lee-kuan-yew/

http://edition.cnn.com/2015/03/29/asia/singapore-lee-kuan-yew-funeral/index.html

2018: Nobel winner Malala Yousafzai makes emotional return to Pakistan after 2012 Taliban attack
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/mar/28/malala-yousafzai-pakistan-visit
http://www.dw.com/en/malala-yousafzai-loved-abroad-maligned-at-home/a-17932794
https://tribune.com.pk/story/1672156/1-malalalalala/


Holidays and observances

Taiwan: Youth Day

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 29 March in Asian history

 1973-03 Last US in China freed

 

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 29 MARCH IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on March 29, 2019

1521: On Good Friday, a kasikasi (blood compact) between Magellan and Rajah Kolambu, emissary of the King of Limasawa, an island off the coast of southern Leyte, sealed an implicit political pact between Spain and the Philippines
 http://www.pinoystop.org/29-march-1521/

1849: Britain formally annexes Punjab after defeating the Sikh. The Young Maharajah Duleep Singh (11) is removed from the throne
http://www.thesikhencyclopedia.com/the-british-and-sikhs-1849-1947/annexation-of-the-punjab

1849-03-29 Punjab annexé

 1857: Sepoy Mangal Pandey, of the 34th Regiment, Bengal native Infantry, revolts against the British rule in India and inspires a long-drawn War of Independence of 1857, also known as the Sepoy mutiny
http://history1800s.about.com/od/thebritishempire/ss/The-Sepoy-Mutiny_2.htm
http://www.chapatimystery.com/archives/univercity/the_trial_of_mangal_pandey_i.html

1857-03-29 Mangal Pandey revolt

1868: Battle of Hokuetsu, battle of the Boshin War of the Meiji restoration, in the area of modern Niigata Prefecture
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Hokuetsu
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boshin_War

1942: The Communist Party of the Philippines, founds the People’s Anti-Japanese Army (Huk) under the command of Luis Taruc
http://everything2.com/index.pl?node_id=1282039

1945 : The Japanese called off the attempt to recapture Meiktila, Burma
http://warfarehistorynetwork.com/daily/wwii/a-burmese-jungle-masterstroke-commonwealth-troops-in-meiktila/
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=192

1951: The Chinese reject MacArthur’s offer for a truce in Korea

1953: During the Korean War, on United Nations, the talks on the prisoners of war question resume

1955: In Saigon (South Vietnam), Violent fighting during two days between the Buddhist Binh-Xuyen sect and the National army  loyal to President Ngo Dinh Diem

1961 End of the meeting of SEATO which excludes any immediate military action in Laos

1969: In the Philippines, foundation of the New People’s Army, by the Communist Party (maoist) led by Bernabe Buscayno (Kumander Dante)
http://www.fas.org/irp/world/para/npa.htm
http://www.pcij.org/edsa20/dante-buscayno.html

1971: Lt William Calley is convinced of premeditated murder for the My Lay massacre (Vietnam) and sentenced to life in prison
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/march/29/newsid_2530000/2530975.stm

1973: The last United State soldiers leave South Vietnam and Hanoi frees the remaining American prisoners of war held in North Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-withdraws-from-vietnam
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/0329.html#article

 

1973-03 Last US in China freed

1973: Operation Barrel Roll, a covert US bombing campaign in Laos to stop communist infiltration of South Vietnam, ends
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Barrel_Roll

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VTdwwhfP7jo

On 29 March in Southeast Asian history

1973-03 Last US in China freed

ON 29 MARCH IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on March 29, 2019

1521: On Good Friday, a kasikasi (blood compact) between Magellan and Rajah Kolambu, emissary of the King of Limasawa, an island off the coast of southern Leyte, sealed an implicit political pact between Spain and the Philippines
 http://www.pinoystop.org/29-march-1521/

1918: Birth of Lê Văn Thiêm, Vietnamese mathematician, who died on June 3, 1991
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Le_Van_Thiem

1937: Birth of Roberto Chabet, Filipino painter and sculptor who died on April 30, 2013
https://pelhamcommunications.com/art-pr-agency/blog/art-on-this-day-roberto-bobby-chabet/
http://www.google.fr/search?q=roberto+chabet&nord=1&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=yLU1U_ffJ6jX0QXTmoHYCA&sqi=2&ved=0CC0QsAQ&biw=1366&bih=628

Roberto Chabet

1942: The Communist Party of the Philippines, founds the People’s Anti-Japanese Army (Huk) under the command of Luis Taruc
http://everything2.com/index.pl?node_id=1282039

1945 : The Japanese called off the attempt to recapture Meiktila, Burma
http://warfarehistorynetwork.com/daily/wwii/a-burmese-jungle-masterstroke-commonwealth-troops-in-meiktila/
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=192

1946: Dr. Phat, member of the Cochin-China Consultative Council, is assassinated by members of the Viet Minh

1955: In Saigon (South Vietnam), Violent fighting during two days between the Buddhist Binh-Xuyen sect and the National army  loyal to President Ngo Dinh Diem

1961 End of the meeting of SEATO which excludes any immediate military action in Laos

1969: In the Philippines, foundation of the New People’s Army, by the Communist Party (maoist) led by Bernabe Buscayno (Kumander Dante)
http://www.fas.org/irp/world/para/npa.htm
http://www.pcij.org/edsa20/dante-buscayno.html

1971: Lt William Calley is convinced of premeditated murder for the My Lay massacre (Vietnam) and sentenced to life in prison
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/march/29/newsid_2530000/2530975.stm

1973: The last United State soldiers leave South Vietnam and Hanoi frees the remaining American prisoners of war held in North Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-withdraws-from-vietnam
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/0329.html#article

 

1973-03 Last US in China freed

1973: Operation Barrel Roll, a covert US bombing campaign in Laos to stop communist infiltration of South Vietnam, ends
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Barrel_Roll

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VTdwwhfP7jo

1977: Death of General Sein Win, born on March 19, 1919, seventh Burma’s prime minister, succeeded by General Maung Maung Kha till July 1988
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sein_Win_(Brigadier_General)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maung_Maung_Kha

1979: Death of Sultan Yahya Petra, Sultan of Kelantan (1960-1979) and king of Malaysia (1975-1979), born on December 10, 1017
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yahya_Petra_of_Kelantan

Sultan Yahya Petra

2002: Death of Rico Yan, Philippine young movie and TV actor, born in March 1975
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rico_Yan

2006: Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen declares the representative of United Nations persona non grata because he criticized the situation on human rights in Cambodia

2007: In Thailand, beginning of demonstrations for the end of the military rule and the return of democracy

2010: The party of detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi decides not to contest the first election in military-ruled Myanmar in two decades. The National League for Democracy (NLD) said it could not participate in a process criticised by Suu Kyi as “unjust”
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2010/03/2010329104833779251.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8592365.stm

On 29 March in Japan’s history

ON 29 MARCH IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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1368: Death of Go-Murakami, 97th emperor of Japan (September 1339-March 1368), born in 1328
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Go-Murakami

1868: Battle of Hokuetsu, battle of the Boshin War of the Meiji restoration, in the area of modern Niigata Prefecture
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Hokuetsu
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boshin_War

1945 : The Japanese called off the attempt to recapture Meiktila, Burma
http://warfarehistorynetwork.com/daily/wwii/a-burmese-jungle-masterstroke-commonwealth-troops-in-meiktila/
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=192

1972: Birth of Junichi Suwabe, Japanese voice actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Junichi_Suwabe
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=48696

1982: Birth of Hideaki Takizawa, Japanese artist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hideaki_Takizawa
http://www.angelfire.com/bc/starclub/hideaki.html

1984: Birth of Mai Satoda, Japanese singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mai_Satoda

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bGVa4muOyPU

2012: Japan executes first three prisoners since 2010. Japan is one of the few advanced industrialised nations to retain the death penalty. It is usually reserved for multiple murders.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-17545494
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/europe/2012/03/2012329153055576934.html

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On 29 March in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

29 MARCH IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on March 29, 2019

87 BC: Death of Emperor Wu of Han of China, born on June 7, 156 BC
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Wu_of_Han

682: Death of Sun Simiao (Sun Sssu) Chinese physician “China’s king of medicine”
http://www.lingshu.org/Cla/Sun%20Si-miao.htm

http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/2823.html

1816: Birth of Tsultrim Gyatso, 10th Dalai Lama who died in 1837
http://www.treasuryoflives.org/biographies/view/Tenth-Dalai-Lama-Tsultrim-Gyatso/4314

 1850: In China, Xianfeng, born on July 17, 1831, becomes the 8th emperor of the Qing dynasty. He died on August 22, 1861
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xianfeng_Emperor

1951: The Chinese reject MacArthur’s offer for a truce in Korea

1953: During the Korean War, on United Nations, the talks on the prisoners of war question resume

1974: While ploughing, a Chinese peasant discover the grave of the first Chinese emperor’s terra cotta army
http://www.livescience.com/22454-ancient-chinese-tomb-terracotta-warriors.html

2013: Chinese Police arrest the brother-in-law of China’s jailed Nobel peace prize winner Liu Xiaobo on fraud charges, in what the family said is the latest act of official retaliation
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/mar/29/chinese-liu-xiaobo-brother-fraud

Holidays and observances

Taiwan: Youth Day

On 28 March in Asian history

1938-03-28 Reformed government establish

ON 28 MARCH IN ASIAN HISTORY

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1239: Death of Go-Toba, 82nd emperor of Japan (1183-1198), born on August 6, 1183
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Go-Toba

1552: Death of Guru Angad Dev, 2nd Sikh guru
http://www.sikh-history.com/sikhhist/gurus/nanak2.html

1556: Origin of Fasli Era (India)
https://www.britannica.com/topic/Fasli-era

1613: Birth of Xiaozhuangwen, Grand Empress Dowager, Empress of Manchu, who died on January 27, 1688
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Empress_Dowager_Xiaozhuang
https://xiaozhuangdowager.wordpress.com/bio/

 Xiaozhuang

1883: Battle of Gia Cuc, fought on 27 and 28 March 1883, a battle in the Tonkin campaign between the French and Vietnamese, during the period of undeclared hostilities that preceded the Sino-French War (August 1884–April 1885)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Gia_Cuc

1904: Japanese troops advance in Korea, defeat the Russians at Chengiu, and capture the town

1905: Death of Chinese diplomat and poet Huang Zunxian, bor, on May 29, 1848
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Huang_Zunxian

1930: Death of Kanzo Uchimura, Japanese writer, born on March 26, 1861
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=6201059&pt=Kanzo%20Uchimura

1938: Establisment in Nanjing of the pro-Japanese Reformed Government of the Republic of China controlling the three provinces of Jiangsu, Zhejian and Anhui
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reformed_Government_of_the_Republic_of_China
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liang_Hongzhi

1938-03-28 Reformed government establish

1941: Death of Kavasji Jamshedji Petigara, Indian Police Commissioner, born on November 24, 1877
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khan_Bahadur_Cowasji_Petigara

1945 : Birth of Rodrigo Duterte, president of the Philippines
http://www.biography.com/people/rodrigo-duterte-102616

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q1CsWVujGTQ

1948: Birth of Kang Jae-sup, South Korean politician, former chairman of the Grand National Party 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kang_Jae-seop

1948: The Burma Communist Party White Flag faction, led by Thakin Than Tun, launches a general insurrection in the  region of Pegu which is crushed in December
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thakin_Than_Tun

Thakin Than Tun

1951: During the First Indochina War, end of the Battle of Mao Khe. The French Union forces, led by General de Lattre de Tassigny, inflict a defeat on Việt Minh forces commanded by General Võ Nguyên Giap
http://parallelnarratives.com/battle-of-mao-khe-march-23-28-1951/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_M%E1%BA%A1o_Kh%C3%AA

1951-03-28 Battle of Mao Khe

1959: The Chinese Communist Party announced the dissolution of the existing local government in Tibet – following the Dalai Lama’s escape a few days’ beforehand

1960: Pope John XXIII appoints Peter Tatsuo Doi and Rufino Jiao Santos the first Japanese and Filipino cardinals
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=26615889
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=124258240

1967: U Thant, United Nations General Secretary, suggests a general truce in Vietnam. USA agree

1972: Birth of Eby J. Jose, Indian Journalist and Human Rights Activist
http://personalities.jeevan4u.com/ebyjjose/
http://ebyjjose.com/profile

1978: Birth of Nafisa Joseph, Miss India Universe (1997) who will commit suicide on July 29, 2004
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nafisa_Joseph

 

1979: Birth of Park Chae-rim, South Korean actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Park_Chae-rim
http://www.intobox.com/kstarzone/chae_rim.php

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qpnmqYptw7s&feature=fvwrel

1986: Extremist Sikhs kill 13 Hindus in Ludhiana, India

1997: Southeast Asian Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone, signed on December 15, 1995, enters in force
http://www.fas.org/nuke/control/seanwfz/text/asean.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Bangkok

2001: China publishes the results of its December 2000 census. At that time China had 1,265 million inhabitants
http://www.prb.org/Publications/Articles/2001/DissectingChinas2000Census.aspx
http://chineseposters.net/themes/census-2000.php

2001: Xanana Gusmao resigns of the presidency of the National Council of East-Timor (transitional parliament) and is replaced by Ramos Horta

2005: The 2005 Sumatran earthquake rocks Indonesia, and at magnitude 8.7 is the second strongest earthquake since 1960
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2005_Sumatran_earthquake

2006: Death of Vethathiri Maharishi, Indian Philosopher, born on August 14, 1911
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vethathiri_Maharishi

2009: China celebrates the first “Serfs Emancipation Day”
http://www.china.org.cn/government/local_governments/2009-01/19/content_17151440.htm
http://en.people.cn/90001/90776/90785/6624769.html

2010: Talks between Abhisit Vejjajiva, the Thai prime minister, and leaders of the anti-government “red shirt” protesters have ended without an agreement on how to solve the country’s political crisis
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8591373.stm 

2012: The US suspend food aid to North Korea because Pyongyang has broken its promise to refrain from missile launches and cannot be trusted to deliver the aid to those who need it
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/03/201232818813416452.html

2014: The UN Security Council condemns North Korea’s launch of two ballistic missiles and says it was considering an “appropriate response”
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-26780542
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/americas/2014/03/un-condemns-n-korea-missile-launch-201432801813371104.html

2014: More than a dozen Hong Kong democracy activists, including five lawmakers, said they were starting a hunger strike as they step up their campaign for universal suffrage

2014: China’s defense ministry urges the United States to stop selling arms to Taiwan and to take action to safeguard Sino-US relations

2016: Japan’s new security laws takes effect enabling its troops to fight overseas for the first time since the second world war in a landmark defence policy shift in a country with a war-renouncing constitution
http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/east-asia/article/1931393/tokyos-new-self-defence-laws-take-effect-allowing-japan-fight

2016: Bangladesh’s High Court rejects a 28-year-old petition calling for the removal of a constitutional provision recognising Islam as the official religion of the Muslim-majority South Asian nation.
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2016/03/bangladesh-court-upholds-islam-religion-state-160328112919301.html

2018: Aung San Suu Kyi loyalist Win Myint elected Myanmar president
https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/myanmar-president-win-myint-aung-san-suu-kyi-ally-10083324
https://www.irrawaddy.com/news/burma/parliament-elects-ex-house-speaker-myanmars-next-president.html
https://www.chinadailyasia.com/articles/22/67/11/1522249345942.html


Holidays and Observances

China : Serfs Emancipation Day in Tibet

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 28 March in Asian history

1951-03-28 Battle of Mao Khe

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 28 MARCH IN ASIAN HISTORY

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1883: Battle of Gia Cuc, fought on 27 and 28 March 1883, a battle in the Tonkin campaign between the French and Vietnamese, during the period of undeclared hostilities that preceded the Sino-French War (August 1884–April 1885)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Gia_Cuc

1904: Japanese troops advance in Korea, defeat the Russians at Chengiu, and capture the town

1938: Establisment in Nanjing of the pro-Japanese Reformed Government of the Republic of China controlling the three provinces of Jiangsu, Zhejian and Anhui
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reformed_Government_of_the_Republic_of_China
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liang_Hongzhi

1938-03-28 Reformed government establish

1948: The Burma Communist Party White Flag faction, led by Thakin Than Tun, launches a general insurrection in the  region of Pegu which is crushed in December
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thakin_Than_Tun

Thakin Than Tun

1951: During the First Indochina War, end of the Battle of Mao Khe. The French Union forces, led by General de Lattre de Tassigny, inflict a defeat on Việt Minh forces commanded by General Võ Nguyên Giap
http://parallelnarratives.com/battle-of-mao-khe-march-23-28-1951/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_M%E1%BA%A1o_Kh%C3%AA

1951-03-28 Battle of Mao Khe

1967: U Thant, United Nations General Secretary, suggests a general truce in Vietnam. USA agree

1997: Southeast Asian Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone, signed on December 15, 1995, enters in force
http://www.fas.org/nuke/control/seanwfz/text/asean.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Bangkok

2012: The US suspend food aid to North Korea because Pyongyang has broken its promise to refrain from missile launches and cannot be trusted to deliver the aid to those who need it
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/03/201232818813416452.html

2014: The UN Security Council condemns North Korea’s launch of two ballistic missiles and says it was considering an “appropriate response”
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-26780542
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/americas/2014/03/un-condemns-n-korea-missile-launch-201432801813371104.html

2014: China’s defense ministry urges the United States to stop selling arms to Taiwan and to take action to safeguard Sino-US relations

2016: Japan’s new security laws takes effect enabling its troops to fight overseas for the first time since the second world war in a landmark defence policy shift in a country with a war-renouncing constitution
http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/east-asia/article/1931393/tokyos-new-self-defence-laws-take-effect-allowing-japan-fight

 

On 28 March in South Asian history

ON 28 MARCH IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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1552: Death of Guru Angad Dev, 2nd Sikh guru
http://www.sikh-history.com/sikhhist/gurus/nanak2.html

1556: Origin of Fasli Era (India)
https://www.britannica.com/topic/Fasli-era

1941: Death of Kavasji Jamshedji Petigara, Indian Police Commissioner, born on November 24, 1877
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khan_Bahadur_Cowasji_Petigara

1972: Birth of Eby J. Jose, Indian Journalist and Human Rights Activist
http://personalities.jeevan4u.com/ebyjjose/
http://ebyjjose.com/profile

1978: Birth of Nafisa Joseph, Miss India Universe (1997) who will commit suicide on July 29, 2004
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nafisa_Joseph

 

1980: Birth of Chitrangada Singh, Indian actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chitrangada_Singh

1982: Birth of Sonia Agarwal, Indian actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sonia_Agarwal

1986: Extremist Sikhs kill 13 Hindus in Ludhiana, India

2006: Death of Vethathiri Maharishi, Indian Philosopher, born on August 14, 1911
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vethathiri_Maharishi

2016: Bangladesh’s High Court rejects a 28-year-old petition calling for the removal of a constitutional provision recognising Islam as the official religion of the Muslim-majority South Asian nation.
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2016/03/bangladesh-court-upholds-islam-religion-state-160328112919301.html