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On 3 October in Asian history

1950-10-03-maryang-san-battle

ON 3 OCTOBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on October 3, 2019

2333 BC: Legendary founding of the Chosun (Gojoseon) kingdom by Tangun (Dangun Wanggeom) during the reign of the Chinese Emperor Yao (Korean Foundation Day)
http://www.lifeinkorea.com/information/tangun.cfm

1207: Death of Chinese poet Xin Qiji, born on May 28, 1140
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xin_Qiji
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/sunday/now-and-then/%E8%BE%9B%E5%BC%83%E7%96%BE-Xin-Qiji-11401207-Lyric-poet-and-patriot/shdaily.shtml

Xin Qiji

1605: Chinese uprising on Philippines leads to the Tondo/Quiapo massacre in which 23.000 Chinese are killed
http://homepage.ntu.edu.tw/~borao/2Profesores/massacre.pdf
https://books.google.fr/books?id=7qY7kovkWWkC&pg=PT154&lpg=PT154&dq=Tondo+and+Quiapo+Chinese+massacre&source=bl&ots=9o0SV9iA6T&sig=tI6oBzwptAvTka1lxMNxC-fvE70&hl=fr&sa=X&ved=0CFUQ6AEwCGoVChMI9r7R48CkyAIVAkgaCh2vKwvt#v=onepage&q=Tondo%20and%20Quiapo%20Chinese%20massacre&f=false

1678: The Taj Mahal, an architectural masterpiece in Agra (India) is completed after 22 years’work
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taj_Mahal

1683: The Qing Dynasty naval commander Shi Lang reaches Taiwan (under the Kingdom of Tungning) to receive the formal surrender of Zheng Keshuang and Liu Guoxuan after the Battle of Penghu
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shi_Lang
http://www.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=Zheng%20Keshuang&item_type=topic

1804: Birth of Townsend Harris, 1st U.S. Consul to Japan who died in 1878
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Townsend_Harris

1893: Conference of Bangkok in which French and British delimit their zones of influence in Far East. Siam renounces to any claim on the left bank of Mekong
http://countrystudies.us/thailand/17.htm

1899: Birth of the Yamaguchi Kayo, Japanese painter, who died on March 3, 1984
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kayo_Yamaguchi
http://www.momak.go.jp/English/exhibitionArchive/2012/395.html
https://www.google.fr/search?q=Yamaguchi+Kayo&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&prmd=imvns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=2QJrUNu8GoG2hQfszIC4Bw&ved=0CAoQ_AUoAQ&biw=1140&bih=519

Yamaguchi kayo

1903: Birth of Taiwanese painter Lan Yin-ting, who died in 1979
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ran_In-ting
https://www.google.fr/search?q=lan+yinding&biw=1138&bih=523&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ved=0CB8QsARqFQoTCNKCvp3KpMgCFcW2GgodCqoDjw 

Lan Yin-ting

1904: Birth of Lal Bahadur Shastri (Indian 3rd Prime Minister (1964-1966), who died on January 11, 1966
http://www.liveindia.com/freedomfighters/LalBahadurShastri.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FntSVKXs2KY

1938: Birth of Michiko Hamamura, Japanese actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1062344/

1943: Japanese organize “Giyugun” (local defense forces) for Sumatra and Java. The force for Java is called PETA (Pembela Tanah Air)

1943-10-03 Fondation PETA

1949: Birth of J. P. Dutta, Indian Bollywood film director
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J._P._Dutta


http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x9z2rc_j-p-dutta-on-why-he-made-border_shortfilms

1950: Indonesian troops Offensive on Ambon (South Moluccas) which will be taken on November 3 after separatists proclaimed independence

1950: During the Korean War, the First Battle of Maryang San, primarily pitting Australian and British forces against communist China, begins
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Battle_of_Maryang_San
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:First_Battle_of_Maryang_San

1950-10-03-maryang-san-battle

1956: Birth of Toshihiro Hirano, Japanese film director
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0386185/

1957: Birth of Tomoko Hoshino, Japanese actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0395981/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R7CVw-GP0hI

1958: Birth of Chen Yanyin, Chinese sculptor
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chen_Yanyin
http://www.artlinkart.com/en/artist/wrk_sr/dc5ix

Chen Yanyin

1967: During the Vietnam War, first US bombing close to the Chinese border

1969: Birth of Japanese musician Tetsuya Ogawa
http://everything2.com/title/Tetsuya+Ogawa

1971: Soviet president Nicolaï Podgorny visits North Vietnam

1972: Birth of Kim Joo-hyuk, South Korean actor
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Kim_Joo_Hyuk

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sMEbto4yb7g

1973: Birth of Keiko Agena, Japanese-American actress
http://www.gilmoregirls.org/keiko.html


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uTQg2u5IP68

1983: Birth of Hiroki Suzuki, Japanese actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hiroki_Suzuki
http://asianmediawiki.com/Hiroki_Suzuki

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6SP-KPf6CJ0

1984: Birth of Yoon Eun-hye, Korean actress
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Yoon_Eun_Hye

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sLk5YDJ556Q

1995: Death of Ma. Po. Si., Indian author and politician, born on July 26, 1906
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ma._Po._Si.

1997: In Japan, an experimental magnetically levited train, the MLX01, set a world record when it reached 279 mph on a test track (the best record will be on December 2, 2003 with 361 mph (581 km/h)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IPduAYKk_6I

1999: Death of Akio Morita, co-founder of Sony Corp
http://www.nytimes.com/1999/10/04/business/akio-morita-co-founder-of-sony-and-japanese-business-leader-dies-at-78.html?pagewanted=all&src=pm

2002: James Kelly, US under secretary of state, in charge of Asia, makes his first visit in Pyongyang under George Bush leadership
https://reliefweb.int/report/democratic-peoples-republic-korea/visit-assistant-secretary-state-united-states-james-kelly

2006: Death of Filipino bishop Alberto Ramento, stabbed to death in his house
http://www.anglicannews.org/news/2006/10/filipino-bishop-alberto-ramento-found-stabbed-to-death.aspx

2007: Death of M.N. Vijayan, Indian writer, orator, and academic, born on June 8, 1930
http://www.mainstreamweekly.net/article386.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M._N._Vijaya

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1vsnxa1kf04

2008: US government announces plans to sell about $6.5bn of weaponry to Taiwan. The sale includes 30 Apache attack helicopters, 330 Patriot missiles and 32 Harpoon submarine-launched missiles
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/americas/2008/10/200810441758391690.html

2012: Death of Abdul Haq Ansari, Indian theologian and scholar, born on September 1, 1931
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abdul_Haq_Ansari

2013: Former Philippines President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo among others is charged with plunder ay for allegedly stealing P900 million from the Malampaya Fund meant for impoverished victims of back-to-back storms in 2009
http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/500161/arroyo-3-cabinet-men-charged-with-plunder

2013: Chinese President Xi Jinping makes history in Indonesia by becoming the first foreign leader to address the democratic country’s Parliament
http://asiancorrespondent.com/114022/china-president-makes-historic-speech-in-indonesia/
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-24361172

2013: The United States and Japan agree to boost regional military surveillance amid territorial tensions with China and nuclear and missile threats from North Korea. Defense officials also welcomed Japan playing a larger role in its own national defense

2014: In a decision likely to anger China, the US is partly lifting a 40-year ban on arms sales to former foe Vietnam to help boost defences in the tense South China Sea
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2014/10/us-partly-lifts-arms-embargo-vietnam-2014103233416624.html

2014: India and the United States agree to step up cooperation in maritime security to ensure freedom of navigation, at a time when China has shown its willingness to exert naval pressure over its territorial claims in the East and South China seas

2015: Death of Muhammad Nawaz Khan, Pakistani historian and author, born on November 23, 1943
http://tribune.com.pk/story/967374/historian-muhammad-nawaz-khan-passes-away/
https://en.wiki2.org/wiki/Muhammad_Nawaz_Khan_(author)

2015: Afghan troops recapture the center of the strategic northern city of Kunduz on amid fierce clashes with Taliban militants, three days after losing the provincial capital in a humbling defeat for Kabul and its U.S. allies
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/10/01/us-afghanistan-attack-idUSKCN0RU07Y20151001

2016: Japanese microbiologist Yoshinori Ohsumi wins the 2016 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for his work on cell autophagy, a process that helps the body remove unwanted proteins
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2016/10/03/world/japanese-microbiologist-yoshinori-ohsumi-wins-nobel-prize-in-medicine-for-autophagy-research/#.V_LLlYVOI2w
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/news/2016-10/03/content_15505130.html

2016: New churches or temples not allowed in Brunei
https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2016/10/03/new-churches-or-temples-not-allowed-only-completed-places-of-worship-to-remain-in-brunei/

2017: In Japan, Yukio Edano’s liberal party officially launched
http://annx.asianews.network/content/2017-japan-lower-house-election-edano’s-liberal-party-officially-launched-57809


Holidays and observances

South Korea : National Foundation Day (Gaecheonjeol)

On 2 October in Asian history

ON 2 OCTOBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on October 2, 2019

222: Birth of Trieu Thi Trinh, Vietnam’s Warrior Lady
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/vietnam/p/Lady-Trieu-Vietnam.htm?nl=1

1678: Death of General Wu Sangui who invited Manchus to China, but died trying to expel them
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wu_Sangui

1775: Death of Chiyo-ni, Japanese poet. She was born in 1703
http://www.oldpondcomics.com/chiyoni.html
https://wkdhaikutopics.blogspot.fr/2007/03/chiyo-ni.html

1869: Birth of Mohandas Gandhi, Indian politician and spiritual leader (Father of India), assassinated on January 30, 1948

http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/2nd-october-1869-mahatma-gandhi-the-father-of-the-nation-is-born
https://www.biography.com/people/mahatma-gandhi-9305898
http://www.mkgandhi.org/main.htm

1887: Birth of Prince Asaka Yasuhito, commanding officer in the taking and massacre of Nanjing but never charged. Died on 13 April 1981
http://madmonarchist.blogspot.fr/2014/04/royal-profile-prince-yasuhiko-asaka-of.html http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=63305004

1904: Birth of Lal Bahadur Shastri (Indian 3rd Prime Minister (1964-1966), who died on January 11, 1966
http://www.liveindia.com/freedomfighters/LalBahadurShastri.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lal_Bahadur_Shastri

1906: Death of Ravi Varma, Indian painter, born April 29, 1948
http://www.cyberkerala.com/rajaravivarma/

Ravi Varma

1920: The Chinese sign an agreement with the Russo-Asiatic Bank, largely French and Russian controlled, which will oversee the Chinese Eastern Railway, but give local supervision to China

1938: Birth of Wahid Murad (Waheed Murad), Pakistani film actor and director, who died on November 23, 1983
http://anisshakur.tripod.com/id31.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c059LrHxHPc

1939: Birth of Yoshisada Sakaguchi, Japanese actor
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=5037

1943: Japanese troops leave Kolombangara, Solomon Island

1944 : Death of Julian Felipe, composer of the Philippine National Anthem, born on January 28, 1861
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/652/today-in-philippine-history-october-2-1944-julian-felipe-composer-of-the-philippine-national-anthem-died-in-manila

1946: Birth of General Sonthi Boonyaratglin, who led the coup against prime minister Thaksin and became president of the Thailand Council for National Security
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sonthi_Boonyaratglin
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/5361932.stm

1949: Soviet Union recognizes the new People’s Republic of China

1950: Birth of Persis Khambatta, Indian model and actress, who died on August 18, 1998
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Persis_Khambatta

1952: Birth of Wahed Wafa, Afghan singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wahed_Wafa

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DSecCEYD5lg

1957: For the first time, Japan is elected as a member of the United Nations Security Council

1960: Death of Claro M. Recto, Filipino nationalist, born on February 8, 1890
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Claro_M._Recto

1962: Birth of Aziz M. Osman, Malaysian actor and director
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aziz_M._Osman
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0530789/bio

1973: Birth of Miako Tadano, Japanese actress
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Tadano_Miako

1974: Death of Nurul Amin, a prominent Bengali leader of Pakistan’s Muslim League, Prime Minister and vice-president, born on July 15, 1893
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/person.asp?perid=P083

1975: Showa Tenno Hirohito, the 124th Japanese monarch along an imperial line dating back to 660 BC, emperor during the World War II, is welcomed by President Gerald Ford

1975-10-02 Ford Hirohito

1975: Death of Kumaraswami Kamaraj, Indian politician, born on July 15, 1903
http://www.bookrags.com/biography/kumaraswami-kamaraj/

1978: Birth of Ayumi Hamasaki, Japanase actress
http://yummycelebrities.com/2006/08/16/ayumi-hamasaki/

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

1980: Death of General John Lionel Kotelawala, third Prime Minister of Sri Lanka (1953-1956), born on 4 April 1897
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Kotelawala

1986: Sikhs attempt to assassinate Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi
http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/attempt-to-assassinate-prime-minister-rajiv-gandhi-exposes-chinks-in-his-security-armour/1/348942.html
http://articles.latimes.com/1986-10-08/news/mn-4827_1_indira-gandhi

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pby8kpQcThk

1988: Pakistan’s Supreme Court orders free elections

1990: A Chinese airline Boeing 737-247 is hijacked; after landing at Guangzhou, it crashes into two airliners on the ground, killing 132 people
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xiamen_Airlines_Flight_8301
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9466.html

2007: President Roh Moo-hyun of South Korea walks across the Military Demarcation Line into North Korea on his way to the second Inter-Korean Summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Il
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inter-Korean_Summit
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7023079.stm

2008: The US senate approves a landmark deal that re-establishes bilateral nuclear co-operation with India ending a 30-year ban on US nuclear trade
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/americas/2008/10/20081021212400686.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7647689.stm

2008: South Korean actress and model Choi Jin-sil, known as ‘the nation’s actress’, born on December 24, 1968, commits suicide
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/7648156.stm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-6NquA91TeA<

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oax_3Gl_eA4&NR=1

2009: A court in Myanmar rejects an appeal by detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi against her continued house arrest
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2009/10/200910242658453599.html

2012: Death of Nguyen Chi Thien, Vietnamese dissident poet, born on February 27, 1939
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-19819794
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nguyen_Chi_Thien

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jfZ6v-2viXI

2012: One of India’s most prominent anti-corruption campaigners, Arvind Kejriwal, launches a new political party aiming to tap into a rich seam of public anger against the graft-tainted government
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/india/9581361/Indian-anti-corruption-party-launched.html
http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20121002-375086.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-19796415

2013: One of Vietnam’s best-known dissidents, Le Quoc Quan, is sentenced to 30 months in jail for tax evasion.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-24361701
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Hanoi:-30-months-in-prison-sentence-for-the-Catholic-lawyer-Le-Quoc-Quan-29173.html

2014: Vietnamese Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong arrived in Seoul yesterday afternoon, beginning a four-day state visit to the Republic of Korea (RoK) at the invitation of President Park Geun-hye
http://vietnamnews.vn/politics-laws/260845/party-general-secretary-begins-rok-visit-to-enhance-relations.html

2014: A meeting of Nobel Peace Prize laureates, due to be held in Cape Town, is cancelled after South Africa refused the Dalai Lama a visa
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-29467665 http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/africaandindianocean/southafrica/11136795/Nobel-Peace-Summit-cancelled-after-Dalai-Lama-refused-visa.html

 

Holidays and observances

India: Gandhi’s birthday-related observances

On 1st October in Asian history

ON 1st OCTOBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on October 1, 2019

686: Death of Tenmu, Japanese emperor since 672, born in 631
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Tenmu
http://www.mustlovejapan.com/subject/tenmu_jito_kofun/

1644: Chinese Emperor Shunzi is enthroned
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shunzhi_Emperor

1842: Birth of Sir S. Subramania Iyer, Indian lawyer and jurist who died on December 5, 1924
http://www.ts-adyar.org/content/sir-s-subramania-iyer-1842-1924
http://www.vandemataram.com/biographies/patriots/iyer.htm

1847: Birth of Annie Besant, President of Theosophical Society of India; who founded Home Rule League in 1916 and demand self rule in India. She became the first woman president of Indian National Congress, died on September 20, 1933
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/annie-besant.html

1868: Death of Siam’s King Mongkut (Rama IV). He is succeeded by Chulalongkorn  (Rama V)
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Mongkut

1878: Death of Mindon Min, Burmese king, born on July 8, 1808
http://biography.yourdictionary.com/mindon-min

1884: In the Sino-French War, French forces take Jilong in Taiwan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sino-French_War

1887: Birth of Shizuichi Tanaka, Japanese general who shot himself on August 24, 1945
http://ww2db.com/person_bio.php?person_id=372
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shizuichi_Tanaka

1887: Baluchistan is conquered by the British
http://balochsarmachar.wordpress.com/baloch%C2%A0hisotry/

1896: Birth of Liaquat Ali Khan, Pakistan’s first Prime Minister, assassinated on October 16, 1951
http://storyofpakistan.com/liaquat-ali-khan
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/liaquat-ali-khan-7279.php

1901: Death of Abdur Rahman Khan, Emir of Afghanistan from 1880
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abdor_Rahman_Khan
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9518.html

1904: Birth of A.K. Gopalan, Indian communist leader, who died on March 22, 1977
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A._K._Gopalan

1906: Birth of Sachin Dev Burman, Indian composer and singer who died on October 31,. 1975
http://chandrakantha.com/biodata/SD_Burman.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S._D._Burma

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=efeDjIA9nYI

1919: Birth of Majrooh Sultanpuri, Indian poet and songwriter who died on May 24, 2000
http://www.hindilyrics.net/profiles/majrooh-sultanpuri.html
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/majrooh-sultanpuri.html

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ws3qr0p2hio

1922: Birth of Chen-Ning Yan, Chinese-American physicist and academic, Nobel physics laureate 1957
http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/physics/laureates/1957/yang-bio.html

1922: Birth of Kim Ki-young, South Korean film director, who died in a fire on February 5, 1998
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kim_Ki-young
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0453579/

1923: The Causeway, first bridge linking Singapore and Malaysia opened to traffic
 
1927: Birth of Sandy Gall, Malaysian-born British journalist and newscaster
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sandy_Gall

1928: Birth of Zhu Rongji (Chinese Prime Minister 1998-2003)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhu_Rongji

Zhu Rongji 2

1928: Birth of Sivaji Ganesan, Indian actor who died on July 21, 2001
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sivaji_Ganesan

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SdnOlP94x2g

1930: Birth of  Naimatullah Khan, Pakistani politician
http://www.worldmayor.com/manifestos05/karachi_05.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naimatullah_Khan

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D0PtK5L4JBg

1937: The Japanese city Handa is founded in Aichi Prefecture
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Handa,_Aichi

1946: Daegu October Incident occurs in Allied occupied Korea http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Autumn_Uprising_of_1946
http://english.hani.co.kr/arti/english_edition/e_editorial/570757.html

1946-10-01-daegu-incident

1949: The People’s Republic of China is declared by Mao Zedong


http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/mao-zedong-proclaims-peoples-republic-of-china
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9324.html
http://www.china-profile.com/history/indepth/id_0.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ra9X7V5B5oE&NR=1&feature=fvwp

1950: General Douglas MacArthur officially returned Seoul, South Korea, to President Syngman Rhee while South Korea forces cross the 38th parallel

1950: Vo Nguyen Giap’s Viet Minh forces start an attack on the string of French forts along the Chinese border

1952: In the Japanese general elections, the Liberal Party gets an absolute majority. The Communists loses all their seats
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_general_election,_1952
http://www.jstor.org/discover/10.2307/1950965?uid=3738016&uid=2129&uid=2&uid=70&uid=4&sid=21104717003177

1953: Signature in Washington of a mutual defense treaty with the Republic of Korea
http://avalon.law.yale.edu/20th_century/kor001.asp

1953-10-01 Sigining of theROK-U_S Mutual Defense Agreement

1955: The Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region is established
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9533.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xinjiang

1958: Birth of Masato Nakamura, Japanese musician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Masato_Nakamura
http://www.ocremix.org/composer/id/26/masato-nakamura/


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I9G2h_yC110

1959: Communist China celebrates its tenth anniversary . Attending Nikita Khrushchev advices Beijing to avoid affronting capitalist world
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/10th_anniversary_of_the_People%27s_Republic_of_China
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9538.html

1960: At Beijing, signature of a definitive Border Treaty with Burma
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9357.html
https://books.google.fr/books?id=JmqKIm2nikoC&pg=PA167&lpg=PA167&dq=1960+signature+of+border+treaty+with+burma&source=bl&ots=1qcJD_Q7_q&sig=U9eIqPCmK9kvhUNaYILHD4exSjU&hl=fr&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiSyvCb1c3WAhWGuBQKHQMNAPUQ6AEIPTAE#v=onepage&q=1960%20signature%20of%20border%20treaty%20with%20burma&f=false

1961: South Vietnam requests a bilateral defense treaty with USA

1964: At the call of the communist party, hunger demonstrations in New Delhi

1964: The Shinkansen ( Bullet Train ) network of high-speed railway lines in Japan opens to co-incide with the Tokyo Olympics with the first trains traveling at 210 km/h
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/opinion/2014/09/20/editorials/half-century-shinkansen/#.VCsJlL1OLTY

1964 Shinkansen_type_0

1965: General Suharto crushes the September 30 attempted coup in Indonesia
https://indonesiaatmelbourne.unimelb.edu.au/theres-now-clear-proof-that-soeharto-orchestrated-the-1965-killings/

1965-09-suharto

1970: Birth of Gam Wu-seong, South Korean actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gam_Wu-seong
http://www.cinemasie.com/en/fiche/personne/gamwuseong/

1970: Birth of Jung Joon-ho, South Korean actor and singer
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Jung_Joon_Ho
http://star.koreandrama.org/?p=140

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gmiWryES2BU

1970: Mao Zedong invites American writer Edgar Snow to the National Day celebration on the Tian’anmen rostrum, sending a signal to the United States that China is willing to improve relations with the United States

1971: Birth of Song Il-gook, Korean actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Song_Il_Gook
http://star.koreandrama.org/?p=22

1971: Birth of Gigi Lai, Hong Kong actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gigi_Lai
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0481687/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZgaWUMm80TU

1973: Suicide of former Afghan Prime Minister Mohammad Hashem Malwandwal after 11 days of continuous torture
http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1309&dat=19731004&id=BVUuAAAAIBAJ&sjid=hn0FAAAAIBAJ&pg=1515,3265526
https://www.cia.gov/library/readingroom/docs/DOC_0000200633.pdf

1975: Birth of  Kim Suna, Korean actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kim_Suna

1977: Pol Pot, leader of the Cambodian Khmer Rouge attends the National Day ceremony in Beijing
https://natethayer.wordpress.com/2012/09/13/pot-pot-briefs-china-in-19977-that-khmer-rouge-killings-underway/

1977-10-01-pol-pot-pekin

1988: Death of Sri Sultan Hamengku buwono IX, second vice-president of Indonesia, born in April 1912
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sri_Sultan_Hamengkubuwono_IX

2001: A Pakistan-based militant group attacks the state legislature in Indian-ruled Kashmir, killing 38 people

2004: Death of Kim Kumija, Japanese actress born on October 11, 1958
http://www.us.imdb.com/name/nm1065704/maindetails
http://asianmediawiki.com/Kumija_Kim

2005: Three attacks by Jemaah Islamiyah on two tourist clubs in Bali cause 26 dead and 100 wounded
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/october/1/newsid_4965000/4965712.stm
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/terrorists-strike-again-in-bali

2006: Death of Jun Tatara, Japanese actor, born on August 4, 1917
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0851071/

2006: Retired General Surayud Chulanont, member of the king council is named Thailand prime minister under the control of the Defense National Council led by General Sonthi
http://www.asiantribune.com/index.php?q=node/2252

2007: In Thailand, General Sonthi quits as leader of Defense National Council and is replaced by the Air Force commander Chalit Pukbhasuk

2010: China launches its second lunar exploration probe, boosting the country’s efforts to rise as a major space power eventually capable of landing a man on the moon
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-11453384

2010: Kim Hwang-sik sworn in as prime minister of South Korea
http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr/national/2010/10/01/31/0301000000AEN20101001008700315F.HTML

2010: Former Pakistan military ruler Pervez Musharraf apologizes for “negative” actions he took while in power, as he launches his new political party, the All Pakistan Muslim League, in London
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-11450507

2011: Karzai abandons peace talks with the Taliban
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-15134128

2012: A Cambodian court has jailed a prominent journalist and land rights campaigner Mam Sonando for 20 years on charges of inciting rebellion
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-19783123

2013: Quader Chowdhury, of the main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) is found guilty of torture, rape and genocide during the war for independence from Pakistan in 1971
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2013/10/bangladesh-mp-sentenced-death-201310171446700799.html

2014: Students demonstrators in Hong Kong have vowed to step up their mass pro-democracy protests if Chief Executive CY Leung does not resign
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-29448338
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/front/archives/2014/10/02/2003601064

2015 : Afghan troops recapture the strategic northern city of Kunduz, three days after losing the provincial capital in a humbling defeat for Kabul and its U.S. allies
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/10/01/us-afghanistan-attack-idUSKCN0RU07Y20151001

2017: Tens of thousands march to defend Hong Kong’s rule of law against China
http://www.trtworld.com/asia/tens-of-thousands-march-to-defend-hong-kong-s-rule-of-law-against-china-10989
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/2113583/national-day-protest-hong-kong-draws-40000-streets

2018: Vietnam’s former Party General Secretary Do Muoi passes away
https://english.vietnamnet.vn/fms/government/209403/former-party-general-secretary-do-muoi-passes-away.html
https://en.vietnamplus.vn/special-communique-on-former-party-chief-do-muois-passing-away/139438.vnp

2018: Japanese professor Tasuku Honjo wins Nobel in medicine, together with U.S. scientist, for work on cancer therapy
https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2018/10/01/national/science-health/japans-tasuku-honjo-u-s-national-james-p-allison-win-nobel-prize-physiology-medicine/#.W7JuaGgzY2w
https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/world/us-japanese-pair-win-nobel-medicine-prize-for-cancer-therapy-10777152

Holidays and observances

National Day of the People’s Republic of China

Indonesia: Pancasila Sanctity Day

South Korea: Armed Forces Day

On 30 September in Asian history

1965-09-30-gestapu

ON 30 SEPTEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 30, 2019

1207: Birth of Jalaluddin Muhammad Rumi, Afghan scholar and Sufi poet who died on December 17, 1273
http://www.poemhunter.com/mewlana-jalaluddin-rumi/biography/
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/rumi-20.php

1551: End of the Tainei-ji incident: A coup in Yamaguchi by the military establishment of the Ōuchi clan forces their lord Ōuchi Yoshitaka to commit suicide, and the city is burned
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tainei-ji_incident
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Ouchi_Yoshitaka

1626: Death of Nurhaci, Manchurian founder of the Jin Dynasty, born in 1558
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nurhaci

1874: Birth of Vyner Brooke, third and final White Rajah of Sarawak (Borneo) (1917-1946) who died on 9 May 1963
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Vyner_Brooke

1917: Birth of Park Chung-hee, president of South Korea (1963-1978) who died on October 26, 1979
http://biography.yourdictionary.com/chung-hee-park
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Park_Chung-hee

1920: Birth of Eileen Chang (Zhang Ailing), Chinese writer who died on September 8, 1995
http://www.chinesetolearn.com/eileen-chang-zhang-ailing-quotes/
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Eileen_Chang

1922: Birth of Hrishikesh Mukherjee, Indian film director, who died on August 27, 2006
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hrishikesh_Mukherjee

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6s9aRvYoDeI

1932: Birth of Shintaro Ishihara, writer and governor of Tokyo from 1999 to 2012
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shintaro_Ishihara
http://www.citymayors.com/mayors/tokyo_mayor.html

USA Shintaro Clinton caricature

1945: In the Philippines, under popular pressure, MacArthur is obliged to free Luis Taruc, leader of the Huk (People’s Anti-Japanese Army)
http://cityofsanfernando.blogspot.com/2005/05/ka-luis-m-taruc-june-21-1913-may-4.html

1947: The Islamic Republic of Pakistan and Yemen join the United Nations

1948: Siliwangi division recaptures Madiun. The Communist Party of Indonesia (PKI) abandons Madiun, pursued by army. Aidit and Lukman leave for China

1949: End of the first meeting of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (started on 21).  Mao is elected president
http://www.historytoday.com/richard-cavendish/mao-zedong-becomes-chinese-head-state

1950: Zhou Enlai warns that China will not stand idly by if “the imperialists wantonly invade the territory of North Korea.”Two days later, he formally notifies the Indian ambassador to China that if the U.S. enters North Korea, China will intervene

1953: Joint Americano-French communiqué announcing a bigger aid to France in Indochina

1959: Coming back from USA, Nikita Khrushchev goes to China

Nikita Kroutchev et Mao Tse Tung

1961: Birth of Sally Yeh, Hong Kong pop star and actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sally_Yeh
http://www.hkcinemagic.com/en/people.asp?id=236

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AYxFaeG5TP8

1964: First large scale antiwar demonstration staged at Berkeley
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/first-large-scale-antiwar-demonstration-staged-at-berkeley

1965: Indonesian procommunist military officers, calling themselves the September 30 Movement (Gestapu), attempt to seize power, killing five generals. Their failure led to Sukarno’s displacement from power; a bloody purge of PKI members and the rise of Suharto who retake control on October 1

1965-09-30-gestapu

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/30_September_Movement
http://www.globalresearch.ca/still-uninvestigated-after-50-years-did-the-u-s-help-incite-the-1965-indonesia-massacre/5467309
http://www.hartford-hwp.com/archives/54b/033.html
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/41017138_The_’Gestapu’_events_of_1965_in_Indonesia_New_evidence_from_Russian_and_German_archives

https://youtu.be/N-07wttSEx4

1969: Thailand announces the gradual withdrawal of the US forces from its territory

1972: Birth of Shaan, Indian singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shaan_(singer)

1975: The General Assembly of the United Nations postpones the question of the admission of the two Vietnam

1977: Philippine political prisoners, Eugenio Lopez, Jr. and Sergio Osmena III successfully escaped from Fort Bonifacio Maximum Security Prison in the Philippines
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eugenio_Lopez,_Jr.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sergio_Osme%C3%B1a_III

1979: Birth of Vince Chong, Malaysian singer-songwriter
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vince_Chong
https://www.allmusic.com/artist/vince-mn0001458791

1982: Birth of Li Xiaolu (Jacqueline Li), Chinese actress and singer
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Li_Xiao_Lu

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hC3XBN6Mqdg

1987: Mohammad Najibullah becomes president of Afghanistan (until 1992)
https://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/mohammad-najibullah-6875.php

1987: Birth of Denise Laurel, Filipino actress and singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Denise_Laurel

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

1990: The Soviet Union and South Korea establish diplomatic relations

1993: Around 10,000 people are killed when an earthquake measuring 6.4 struck southern India
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1993_Latur_earthquake
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/30th-september-1993-20000-are-killed-in-an-earthquake-in-latur-maharashtra

1996: Death of Asao Uchida, Japanese actor
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0879729/

1999: Japan’s worst nuclear accident at a uranium reprocessing facility in Tokai-mura, northeast of Tokyo
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/461446.stm

2004: Death of of Gamini Fonseka, Sri Lankan actor, born on March 21, 1936
http://dbsjeyaraj.com/dbsj/archives/1114
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gamini_Fonseka

2004: The first images of a live giant squid in its natural habitat are taken 600 miles south of Tokyo

2008: Veteran Singapore opposition leader and human rights fighter Josue B. Jeyaretnam dies He was the first to break a government monopoly on power in Singapore when he won a seat in parliament in 1981
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7643379.stm
http://remembersingapore.wordpress.com/2012/02/25/persistent-opposition-j-b-jeyaretnam/

jb-jeyaretnam-june-2008

2008: Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and President Nicolas Sarkozy sign a major co-operation pact which paves the way for the sale of French nuclear reactors to Delhi
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7644377.stm

2009: At least 475 people are dead and thousands are trapped under rubble after a strong earthquake shook western Indonesia
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8284208.stm

2010: North and South Korea end their first military talks in two years without making progress. The meeting was aimed at easing tensions heightened by the sinking of a South Korean frigrate near the nations’ disputed sea border in March
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2010/09/201093053311507827.html
http://www.france24.com/en/20100930-north-korea-south-korea-military-talks-torpedoed-warship-dispute-cheonan

2016: A Chinese court jailes for life Wan Qingliang, former Communist Party boss of the southern city of Guangzhou, after finding him guilty of corruption
https://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2023942/former-guangzhou-party-chief-wan-qingliang-jailed-life

 

On 29 September in Asian history

1972-09-29-diplomatic-relations

On 29 September in Asian history

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Updated on September 29, 2019

1637: Killing in Japan of Lorenzo Ruiz, the first Filipino martyred for the Christian faith and the first Filipino saint
http://www.catholic.org/saints/saint.php?saint_id=231
http://thepinoycatholic.blogspot.fr/2009/06/st-lorenzo-ruiz.html
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/647/today-in-history-philippine-september-29-1637-lorenzo-ruiz-the-first-filipino-saint-was-hung-upside-down-to-death-in-nagasaki-japan

1856: French forces land in Tourane (now Danang) in Annam (now central Vietnam)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Tourane

1858-french-ships-at-danang

1898 : In Philippines, the Malolos Congress ratified the June 12, 1898 Act of the Declaration of Independence from Spain
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1288/today-in-philippine-history-september-29-1898-the-malolos-congress-ratified-the-declaration-of-independence

1915: Birth of Brenda Marshall, Filipino actress who died on July 30, 1992
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brenda_Marshall

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ktj81S7W2gM

1918: Hara Takashi becomes Prime Minister of Japan, up to his killing on November 4, 1921
http://www.ndl.go.jp/portrait/e/datas/172.html

1920: Birth of Noriyoshi Matsuura, Japanese film maker who died on January 15, 2005
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0559676/
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=4430

1929: Death of Giichi Tanaka, Japanese baron and general, 26th Premier (1927-29), born on June 22, 1864
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tanaka_Giichi
https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=6136245

1932: Birth of Mehmood Ali, Indian actor who died on July 4, 2004
 http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/mehmood-ali.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ILgrhR9rjyM

1936: Volksraad (People Council) votes to support petition for autonomy for Indonesia within the constitution of the Netherlands
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volksraad_(Dutch_East_Indies)

1945: British forces land in Indonesia

1946: Birth of Ravi Baswani, Indian actor, who died on July 27, 2010
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ravi_Baswani
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0060629/

1949: China’s Initiation of the Five Principles of Peaceful Co-Existence
 http://www.fmprc.gov.cn/mfa_eng/ziliao_665539/3602_665543/3604_665547/t18053.shtml

1949: The Communist Party of China writes the Common Programme for the future People’s Republic of China
http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/1949-ccp-program.html

1950: The United Nations Security Council invites Red China to participate on discussions on Taiwan

 1954: USA says it will contribute financially to the French forces in Indochina and will give aid to these associated states

 1955: In Indonesia, elections show big gains for NU and PKI, but disappointment for Masyumi; many small parties win seats
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indonesian_legislative_election,_1955

 1957: A passenger train collides with an oil-tanker train in the Gambar province of western Pakistan, killing 300 people

 1965: Hanoi announces that downed pilots will be treated as war criminals

1967: US president Johnson proposes to meet Ho Chi Minh and to suspend bombings on North if he accepts negotiations (see previous exchanges of letters)
http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/1967-vietnam-letters1.html

1968: Birth of Samir Soni, Indian actor
http://www.webindia123.com/personality/men/samir_soni/samir.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eGJCE2Sef0I

1972: Publication of a Joint communiqué establishing diplomatic relations between China and Japan
http://www.taiwandocuments.org/japan01.htm
http://www.mofa.go.jp/region/asia-paci/china/joint72.html

1972-09-29-diplomatic-relations

1977: Birth of Sin Joo-ri, Korean actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1176586/
http://www.hancinema.net/korean_Sin_Joo-ri.php

1977: Birth of Won Bin, South Korean actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Won_Bin
http://www.hkcinemagic.com/en/people.asp?id=8058

1979: Just before the 30th anniversary of the foundation of the People’s Republic of China, self-criticism by the Communist Party on the Cultural Revolution excesses

1988: In Bangladesh, floods cause 30 million people with no shelter

1996: Death of of Endo Shusaku, Japanese Catholic author, born in March 1923
http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1E1-EndoShu.html

2001: Death of Nguyen Van Thieu, President of South Vietnam (1967-1975), born on April 5, 1923
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/1358069/Nguyen-Van-Thieu.html
https://www.theguardian.com/news/2001/oct/02/guardianobituaries2

nguyen-van-thieu-3

2006: Death of Khalique Ibrahim Khalique, Pakistani journalist and Urdu poet and critic, born in 1926
http://www.dawn.com/news/212670/khalique-ibrahim-dead
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khalique_Ibrahim_Khalique

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MNMwpLHc2oE

2007: Terrorist attack in Malé (Maldives), twelve foreign tourists wounded

2008: Afghanistan insurgent leader Gulbuddin Hekmatyar claims responsibility in a video message for an August ambush that killed 10 French soldiers in Sarobi. The attack, in which 21 troops were also wounded, shocked France and sparked debate about the country’s involvement in war-torn Afghanistan
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/onthefrontline/2584302/10-French-soldiers-killed-by-the-Taliban-in-Afghanistan.html

2011: China successfully launches an experimental craft paving the way for its first space station amid a blaze of national pride, bringing the growing Asian power closer to matching the United States and Russia with a long-term manned outpost in space
http://www.asiaone.com/News/Latest%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20110929-302326.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-15112760

2012: Death of Nan Huai-Chin, Chinese scholar, born on March 18, 1918
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nan_Huai-Chin

2013: Thousands of people took to the streets of Taipei in a series of protests on Sunday, hurling shoes at the portrait of the beleaguered President Ma Ying-jeou and demanding he step down
https://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1320699/thousands-rally-taiwan-leaders-resignation
https://www.bangkokpost.com/most-recent/372123/protests-demand-taiwan-leader-quit

2013: Death of Toyoko Yamasaki, Japanese journalist and author, born on November 3, 1924
http://www.mutanteggplant.com/vitro-nasu/2013/09/30/toyoko-yamasaki-champion-of-social-issues-dies-at-88/
https://www.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=Toyoko%20Yamasaki

2014: Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai is sworn in as Afghanistan’s new president, replacing Hamid Karzai in the country’s first democratic transfer of power since the 2001 US-led invasion toppled the Taliban
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-29375438
http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2014/07/profile-ashraf-ghani-20147883632825529.html

2016: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has formalised a peace treaty with Hezb-i-Islami, an armed group led by Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, a deal the government hopes will lead to more agreements with other fighters
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2016/09/afghanistan-ghani-hekmatyar-sign-peace-deal-160929092524754.html

2017: Cambodia mourns legendary architect Vann Molyvann
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5083941/nation-mourns-legendary-architect-vann-molyvann/
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/visionary-architect-vann-molyvann-dies-90

2017: UN chief urges Burma to end ‘nightmare’ for Rohingyas
http://www.france24.com/en/20170929-united-nations-chief-guterres-urges-burma-myanmar-end-nightmare-rohingyas
http://edition.cnn.com/2017/09/28/asia/myanmar-un-security-council/index.html

2018: Maldives election body endorses opposition leader Solih’s victory amid threats
https://www.straitstimes.com/asia/south-asia/maldives-election-body-endorses-opposition-leader-solihs-victory-amid-threats
https://maldivesindependent.com/politics/solih-confirmed-winner-of-maldives-presidential-election-141611

On 28 September in Asian history

ON 28 SEPTEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 28, 2019

551 BC: Birth of Confucius
http://www.confucius.org/lunyu/edbio.htm
http://www.crystalinks.com/confucius.html

310: Liu Cong becomes king of the Xiongnu Han Zhao dynasty, up to August 31, 318
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liu_Cong_(Han_Zhao)

1835: Birth of Sai Baba of Shirdi, Indian spiritual leader who died on October 15, 1918
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sai_Baba_of_Shirdi
http://www.saibabaofshirdi.net/

1667: Birth of Japanese warlord Asano Naganori, who died on 21 April 1701
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Asano_Naganori

1867: Birth of Hiranuma Kiichiro, Japanese shortly Prime Minister in 1939, who died on August 22, 1952
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kiichiro_Hiranuma

1901: During the Philippine-American War, Filipino guerrillas kill more than forty American soldiers in a surprise attack in the town of Balangiga on Samar Island
http://philippineamericanwar.webs.com/balangigamassacre1901.htm
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1286/today-in-philippine-history-september-28-1901-the-people-of-balangiga-samar-attacked-and-killed-american-soldiers-and-officers

1901-09-28-ballangiga-incident

1910: Birth of Wenceslao Vinzons, Filipino politician and resistance leader, bayoneted to death on July 15, 1942
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wenceslao_Vinzons

1910: Birth of Diosdado Pangan Macapagal, president of the Philippines from December 1961 to September 1965, who died on April 21, 1997
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diosdado_Macapagal
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/645/today-in-philippine-history-september-28-1910-diosdado-p-macapagal-was-born-in-lubao-pampanga

1915: Saito Hajime, 3rd squad leader of the Shinsengumi dies under name of Goro Fujita, born on February 18, 1844
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saitou_Hajime

1931: In Beijing, 200,000 demonstrators demand declaration of war on Japan

1941: During the second Sino-Japanese War, Japanese fail to take Changsha
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=183

1945: Birth of Fusako Shigenobu, Japanese Red Army Founder
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fusako_Shigenobu

Fusako Shigenobu 2

1947: Birth of Sheikh Hasina, Bangladeshi politician, Prime Minister since 2009
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Sheikh_Hasina
http://www.biographybd.com/sheikh-hasina-biography/

2009-01-06-hasina

1950: Indonesia becomes a member of United Nations

1954: Nikita Khrushchev starts a visit to China

1959: Birth of Yu Tokui, Japanese actor
http://eiga.wikia.com/wiki/Yu_Tokui
http://asianmediawiki.com/Yu_Tokui

1959: Birth of Hiroyuki Konishi, Japanese actor
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0465158/

Konishi Hiroyuki

1966: Birth of Puri Jagannadh, Indian film director
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Puri_Jagannadh
http://www.rediff.com/movies/2006/may/19puri.htm

1972: Japan and Communist China agree to establish diplomatic relations

1974: Death of Kajiro Yamamoto, Japanese director, born on March 15, 1902
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0945428/
http://people.theiapolis.com/director-F271/kajiro-yamamoto/

1974: Birth of Takahito Eguchi, Japanese composer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takahito_Eguchi

Takahito Eguchi

1982: Birth of Ranbir Kapoor, Indian actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ranbir_Kapoor

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9p7SwbYD0o0

1982: In Afghanistan, a Soviet-Afghan convoy is destroyed in the Khunar valley (200 killed or wounded)

1982: Birth of Kazue Fukiishi, Japanese actress
http://eiga.wikia.com/wiki/Kazue_Fukiishi

1986: In Taiwan, the Democratic Progressive Party is founded
http://cald.org/member-parties/democratic-progressive-party-of-taiwan/
https://www.britannica.com/topic/Democratic-Progressive-Party-political-party-Taiwan

1986: Birth of Daniel Zhao, Chinese actor
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2374911/

1989: Death of deposed president of the Philippines Ferdinand Marcos (1966-1986) in exile in Hawaii at the age of 72
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/bday/0911.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ferdinand_Marcos

1989-09-28-marcos-death

1998: Pakistan’s National Assembly passes a constitutional amendment to make the “Qur’an and Sunnah” the “supreme law” but the bill is defeated in the Senate

2000: Death of Pote Sarasin, Thai diplomat, short time prime minister, born on March 25, 1905
http://www.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=Pote%20Sarasin

2008: Three Chinese astronauts come back on earth after successfully completing the country’s first spacewalk mission

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NtjmGniYZ8o

2009: Japan’s Liberal Democratic Party elects Sadakazu Tanigaki as its new leader after its crushing electoral defeat last month
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8278567.stm

2012: Myanmar’s top leader assures the world that the radical reforms his country has taken so far are irreversible, even as the United States announced a day before that it would begin easing a decade-old ban on imports from the South East Asian nation

2016: East Timor takes  a maritime decade-long dispute over the sharing of oil and mineral wealth in the Timor Sea with Australia to UN Court
http://www.voanews.com/a/east-timor-takes-maritime-dispute-with-australia-in-un-court/3528236.html

2016: The SAARC summit which was to be held in Islamabad in November is cancelled following India, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Afghanistan’s decision to boycott the summit
http://www.asiapacificstar.com/index.php/sid/248078509
http://tribune.com.pk/story/1190209/bangladesh-pulls-pakistan-summit-tensions-rise/

2018: Canadian lawmakers vote to strip Myanmar’s Suu Kyi of citizenship
https://www.scmp.com/news/asia/southeast-asia/article/2166115/canadian-lawmakers-vote-strip-myanmars-suu-kyi-citizenship
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/sep/28/canadian-mps-vote-to-strip-aung-san-suu-kyi-of-honorary-citizenship

On 27 September in Asian history

1996-09-27-najibullah-executed

ON 27 SEPTEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 27, 2019

808: Birth of Ninmyō, Japanese emperor who died on May 6, 850
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Ninmy%C5%8D

1544: Birth of Takenaka Shigeharu, Japanese samurai who died on July 6, 1579
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Takenaka_Shigeharu
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takenaka_Shigeharu

1557: Death of Go-Nara, 105th Japanese emperor (1526-1557), born on January 26, 1497
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Go-Nara

1687: An embassy from France lands in Siam’s capital Ayutthaya bringing with it roughly 600 French soldiers and about 300 skilled workers

 
1719: Muhammad Shah, born on February 17, 1702, becomes the last Mughal emperor, up to his death on April 26, 1748
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muhammad_Shah

1833: Death of Raja Ram Mohan Roy, Hindu reformer, born on 22 May 1772
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/raja-ram-mohan-roy.html
http://www.culturalindia.net/reformers/raja-ram-mohan-roy.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/27th-september-1833-raja-rammohan-roy-educationist-and-social-reformer-passes-away

1907: Birth of Shaheed Bhagat Singh, Indian freedom fighter, who died on March 23, 1931
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/bhagat-singh.html
http://www.biography.com/people/bhagat-singh

1914: Birth of Jukichi Uno, Japanese actor who died on January 9, 1988
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0881303/

1928: The Republic of China is recognized by the United States

1931: Birth of Vong Savang, heir of Laos, who died in captivity in 1978 or 1980
https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=11724227
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vong_Savang

1932: Birth of Yash Chopra, Indian director
http://www.yashrajfilms.com/profile/yash.htm

1937: Balinese Tiger declared extinct
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Balinese_Tiger

1938: The League of Nations declares Japan the aggressor against China

1940: The Tripartite pact is signed by Germany, Italy and Japan with Saburo Kurusu as the Japanese representative


http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/the-tripartite-pact-is-signed-by-germany-italy-and-japan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tripartite_Pact

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k0ZPS2fhDNM

1942: Last day of the September Matanikau action on Guadalcanal as United States Marine Corps troops barely escape after being surrounded by Japanese forces near the Matanikau River
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Actions_along_the_Matanikau_(September_%E2%80%93_October_1942)

1942: Birth of Dith Pran, Cambodian-born photojournalist, hero of the “Killing field” movie, who died on March 30, 2008
http://www.notablebiographies.com/Pe-Pu/Pran-Dith.html

1943: Mao Zemin, brother of Mao Zedong, born on April 3, 1896, is executed on order of Sheng Shicai while in Xinjiang
http://www.executedtoday.com/2018/09/27/1943-mao-zemin-brother-of-mao-zedong/
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9384.html

1945: General MacArthur and Japanese emperor Hirohito meet for the first time
https://rarehistoricalphotos.com/hirohito-macarthur-1945/
http://pastdaily.com/2012/09/26/september-26-1945-macarthur-meets-hirohito/

1945-09-27 MacArthur Hirohito

1949: The first plenary session of the CPPCC pass the motion that the five stars red flag be adopted as the national flag of the People’s Republic of China
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_the_People’s_Republic_of_China#Symbolism

1953: Birth of Mata Amritanandamayi (Amma), an Indian saint
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mata_Amritanandamayi

1959: Nearly 5000 people die on the main Japanese island of Honshu as the result of a typhoon

1959: SEATO Council gives its support to United Nations in Laos

1967: Against the Vietnam War, an advertisement headed “A Call To Resist Illegitimate Authority,” signed by over 320 influential people appears in the New Republic and the New York Review of Books, asking for funds to help youths resist the draft

1971: Birth of Li Yapeng, Chinese actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Li_Yapeng
http://www.dianying.com/en/person/LiYapeng

1972: Death of S. R. Ranganathan, Indian mathematician, born on August 9, 1892
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S._R._Ranganathan

1977: Important speech of Prime Minister Pol Pot showing a full alignment of Kampuchea with China

1983: Birth of Jeon Hye Bin, Korean actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeon_Hye_Bin

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=21NRt5ThyWk

1988: The National League for Democracy, led by Aung San Suu Kyi, is founded
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_League_for_Democracy

1992: Enthronement of the 17th Karmapa, Orgyen Trinley Dorge
http://kagyuoffice.org/karmapa/

1996: In Afghanistan, the Taliban capture the capital city Kabul after driving out President Burhanuddin Rabbani and executing former leader Mohammad Najibullah
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/september/27/newsid_2539000/2539973.stm
http://www.executedtoday.com/2009/09/27/1996-dr-mohammad-najibullah/

1996-09-27-najibullah-executed

1997: In Thailand, the parliament adopts a new chart (constitution), the 15th since 1932, suspended in September 1996
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1997_Constitution_of_Thailand

2002: East Timor is admitted to United Nations

2003: In Cambodia, opposition boycotts the opening ceremony of the new parliament. PPC (Hun Sen) have 73 MP, Funcinpec 26 and PSR 24

2004: North Korean Vice Foreign Minister Choe Su Hon announced that North Korea had turned plutonium from 8,000 spent nuclear fuel rods into nuclear weapons. He also said that the weapons were to serve as a deterrent against increasing U.S. nuclear threats and to prevent nuclear war in northeast Asia

2007: Death of Kenji Nagai, Japanese photojournalist, killed by Burmese soldiers as covering the monks repression, born in 1957
http://www.cpj.org/news/2007/asia/burma27sep07na.html
http://www.irrawaddy.org/burma/from-the-irrawaddy-archive-burma/death-journalist.html

2007: Indicted on charge of corruption by the Supreme Prosecutor’s Office of Taiwan, Yu Shyi-kun resigns his post as chairman of the Democratic Progressive Party
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/front/archives/2007/09/28/2003380728

2008: A Chinese astronaut, Zhai Zhigang, completes the country’s first ever spacewalk during its third manned mission
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/7637818.stm

2008: In Myanmar, Suu Kyi’s party marks the 20 anniversary of its foundation
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2008/09/2008927114838901989.html

2008: Death of Mahendra Kapoor, Indian singer, born on January 9, 1934
http://www.mohdrafi.com/meri-awaaz-suno/mahendra-kapoor-the-real-shagird-of-mohammed-rafi.html
http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Singer-Mahendra-Kapoor-dead/366794

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y4neqWSQk5g

2012: China takes a bitter territorial dispute with Japan to the UN General Assembly, with Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi accusing Tokyo of stealing disputed islands.
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/09/20129283645792866.html

2012: Japan’s Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda insists that there could be no compromise with China on the ownership of a disputed island chain and denounced attacks on Japanese interests.
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/09/201292722139105715.html

2012: Death of Sanjay Surkar, Indian director and screenwriter, born on August 19, 1959
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/pune/Film-director-Sanjay-Surkar-passes-away/articleshow/16581612.cms?referral=PM

2015: Death of Kallen Pokkudan, Indian environment activist and author, born in 1937
http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/specials/kallen-pokkudan-guardian-of-mangroves/article7699079.ece
http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/kerala/Keralas-Mangrove-Man-Kallen-Pokkudan-Passes-Away-at-78/2015/09/28/article3051228.ece1

2017: Former Thai PM Yingluck sentenced in absentia to 5 years’ jail for negligence
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/former-thai-pm-yingluck-sentenced-in-absentia-to-5-years-jail-9255530
http://www.dw.com/en/yingluck-sentencing-the-downfall-of-thailands-shinawatra-family/g-40707831

2017: Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike forms ‘Party of Hope’ before Japanese election
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-09-27/tokyo-governor-yuriko-koike-forms-new-party/8994532

 

On 26 September in Asian history

ON 26 SEPTEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 26, 2019

1620: Death of Chinese emperor Taichang, born on August 28, 1582
http://deathaday.blogspot.com/2007/09/sexual-overdose-emperor-tai-chang-zhu.html

1626: Death of Wakisaka Yasuharu, Japanese warrior, born in 1554
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wakisaka_Yasuharu

1820: Birth of Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, Bengali scholar, who died on July 29, 1891
http://www.mapsofindia.com/my-india/history/ishwar-chandra-vidyasagar-a-great-reformer

1876: Birth of Syed Ghulam Bhik Nairang, a poet and a prominent Indian/Pakistani Muslim leader who died on October 16, 1952
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ghulam_Bhik_Nairang

1910: Indian journalist Swadeshabhimani Ramakrishna Pillai is arrested after publishing criticism of the government of Travancore and exiled.
http://www.veethi.com/india-people/swadeshabhimani_ramakrishna_pillai-profile-1927-25.htm

1917: Birth of Tran Duc Thao, Vietnamese philosopher who died on April 24, 1993
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tran_Duc_Thao
http://marxismocritico.files.wordpress.com/2012/01/viet-cong-philosophy-tran-duc-thao.pdf

Tran DucThao

1921: Birth of Wang Guangmei, wife of former Chinese president Liu Shaoqi, who died on October 13, 2006
http://www.notablebiographies.com/supp/Supplement-Sp-Z/Wang-Guangmei.html

Wang Guangmei 2

1923: Birth of Dev Anand, Indian actor and film Producer who died on December 3, 2011
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dev_Anand

1932: Birth of Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh from 2004 to May 2014
http://www.indiamarks.com/prime-minister-dr-manmohan-singhs-biography/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manmohan_Singh

1940: The Japanese land on Haiphong with the consent of the German-sponsored Vichy government of France. Japanese forces occupy French Indochina and the French governor is reduced to a figurehead
http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/11320976
https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1913&dat=19400926&id=H7Y0AAAAIBAJ&sjid=-mkFAAAAIBAJ&pg=4275,6916126&hl=fr

1945: First American soldier killed in Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/first-american-soldier-killed-in-vietnam

1946: Birth of Togo Igawa, Japanese actor
http://theamazingworldofgumball.wikia.com/wiki/Togo_Igawa

1950: After Seoul has been retaken by US forces, Chinese premier Zhou Enlai says that Chinese people will not stay inactive while an adjacent country is savagely invaded by imperialists

1950: Indonesia is admitted to the United Nations

1953: Death of Chinese painter Xu Beihong, born on July 19, 1895


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xu_Beihong
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9353.html
https://www.google.fr/search?q=Xu+Beihong&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&prmd=imvnsa&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=ZehhUOvVMZSIhQfH4ICwAw&ved=0CAoQ_AUoAQ&biw=1140&bih=519 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MrBGmQOXo20

1954: Japanese rail ferry Toya Maru sinks during a typhoon in the Tsugaru Strait, Japan killing 1,172
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toya_Maru

1959: After the death of Sri Lanka premier Solomon Bandaranaike, W. Dahanayake assumes the charge up to March 1960
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wijeyananda_Dahanayake

1975: The Indemnity Act of Bangladesh to give immunity from legal action to the persons involved in the assassination of president Sheikh Mujibur Rahman(August 15, 1975), is promulgated in the form of an Ordinance by president Khondaker Mostaq Ahmad. It was titled Indemnity Ordinance No. 50 of 1975. Later it was ratified by the Bangladesh Parliament as an Act
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indemnity_Act,_Bangladesh

1977: Death of Uday Shankar, Indian dancer and choreographer, born on December 8, 1900 http://www.culturalindia.net/indian-dance/dancers/uday-shankar.html
http://www.mukto-mona.com/new_site/mukto-mona/Articles/jaffor/uday_shankar.htm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gcl7geMvYVA

1984: The United kingdom and China agree for the handover of Hong Kong on 1st July 1997
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/september/26/newsid_2538000/2538843.stm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9360.html

1989: Vietnam announces the total withdrawal of its troops from Cambodia

1989: Death of Hemant Kumar Mukhopadhyay, Indian singer and composer, born on June 16, 1920
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hemanta_Kumar_Mukhopadhyay

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aYmndvOq13U&hl=fr

1992: Martial law ends in Myanmar. The previous two decrees of martial law, including military tribunals, are abolished

2001: In Kabul, Afghanistan, the abandoned U.S. Embassy is stormed by protesters. It was the largest anti-American protest since the terror attacks on New York City and Washington, DC, on September 11

2002: In Myanmar, the son-in-law and three grand-sons of former dictator Ne Win are sentenced to death on high treason charges

2006: Death of Iva Toguri D’Aquino who was convicted and later pardoned of being World War II propagandist “Tokyo Rose,” who died in Chicago at age 90, born on July 4, 1916
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2006/sep/27/secondworldwar.usa

2006: Shinzo Abe becomes the 90th premier of Japan with 339 votes on 475 at the House of representatives and 136 on 240 at the Senate
http://japan.kantei.go.jp/abephoto/2006/09/26hossoku_e.html
http://english.chosun.com/site/data/html_dir/2006/09/26/2006092661014.html?related_all
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shinz%C5%8D_Abe

2008: Pakistani troops have killed 1,000 Islamist militants in a huge offensive in the Bajaur tribal district over the last month, the army says
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7638157.stm

2009: Rival Koreas resume family reunions
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2009/09/200992653050374353.html

2010: Pakistan minister Abdul Qayum Jatoi quits after accusing army of killings
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-11413511

2012: Japan’s main opposition party choses former premier Shinzo Abe as its new leader, a Victory posting him to be reinstated as prime minister in general elections this year.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-19725296
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/09/2012926122535879576.html

2012: Death of Shah Saeed Ahmed Raipuri, Pakistani scholar and author, born in January 1928
http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2012/09/28/city/lahore/funeral-prayer-of-shah-saeed-ahmed-raipuri-held/
https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/presspakistan/H-5ihv1TgLI

2014: Ashraf Ghani wins Afghanistan’s disputed presidential election decisively with 55 per cent of the vote, results reveal after the figure was kept secret for five days over concerns that fraud allegations could trigger violence
//www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-11413511

 

On 25 September in Asian history

 

ON 25 SEPTEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 25, 2019

1333: Death of Japanese Prince Morikuni, 9th shogun of the Kamakura shogunate of Japan since June 19, 1308, born in 1301
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince_Morikuni

1358: Birth of Ashikaga Yoshimitsu, third shogun (1368-1394) of the Ashikaga shogunate of Japan, who died on May 31, 1408
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ashikaga_Yoshimitsu

1617: Death of Go-Yozei,107th emperor of Japan, (December 17, 1586 to May 9, 1611), corresponding to the transition between the Azuchi-Momoyama period and the Edo period, born on December 31, 1572
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Go-Y%C5%8Dzei

1711: Birth of Qianlong,) fifth emperor of the Manchu Qing Dynasty, and the fourth China Qing emperor to rule over China (October 18, 1735 to February 9, 1796),  who died on February 7, 1799
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qianlong_Emperor
http://www.learn.columbia.edu/nanxuntu/html/emperors/
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Qianlong_Emperor

emperor_qianlong_reading
1790: Peking opera is born when the Four Great Anhui Troupes introduce Anhui opera to Beijing in honor of the Qianlong Emperor’s eightieth birthday.

1879: Birth of Lope K. Santos, Filipino writer, father of the Philippines National Language and Grammar, who died on 1 May 1963
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lope_K._Santos

1881: Birth of Lu Xun (Lu Hsün); real name, Zhou Shuren (or Chou Shu-jen). Chinese writer and intellectual; author of short stories, poems, essays, and literary criticism; considered the founder of Modern Chinese literature and the representative writer of Socialist Realism.
http://www.marxists.org/archive/lu-xun/biography.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lu_Xun
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9053.html

lu-xun

1903 : Filipino General Simeon Arboleda Ola, revolutionary leader of Guinobatan, Albay, surrendered to American Colonel Harry H. Banholtz, over a year after the surrender of General Miguel Malvar to the Americans
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1281/today-in-philippine-history-september-25-1903-general-simeon-ola-surrendered-to-american-colonel-harry-h-banholtz

1916: Birth of Deendayal Upadhyaya, Indian philosopher and activist who died on February 11, 1968
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/25th-september-1916-deendayal-upadhyaya-indian-philosopher-and-activist-is-born
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deendayal_Upadhyaya

1933: 5th “extermination campaign” against communists in Nanjing China

1937: During the Second Sino-Japanese War, the Chinese Eighth Route Army gains a minor, but morale-boosting victory in the Battle of Pingxingguan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Pingxingguan
http://ffreebiegitarlessons.blogspot.fr/2008/10/battle-of-pingxingguan.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MEC2h6HJ48o

1937: Birth of Soichiro Kitamura, Japanese actor
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Kitamura_Soichiro

1939: Birth of Feroz Khan Bollywood actor and film maker who died on April 27, 2009
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Feroz_Kh

1942: Birth of Jin Nakayama, Japanese actor
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0620417/
http://www.jdorama.com/artiste.958.htm

1950: United Nations forces take control of the South Korean capital Seoul, three months after it fell to North Korea
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/september/25/newsid_4606000/4606807.stm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Battle_of_Seoul
https://nationalinterest.org/blog/buzz/battle-seoul-how-macarthur-fought-back-bloody-battle-during-korean-war-50992

1954: Birth of Shen Yueming, Chinese actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2130398/

1955: Cambodia reneges her membership to French Union Française

1959: Solomon Bandaranaike, prime minister of Sri Lanka is mortally wounded by a Buddhist monk, Talduwe Somarama, and dies the next day
http://everything2.com/title/Solomon+Bandaranaike

1964: Birth of Kikuko Inoue, Japanese singer and voice actress (seiyu)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kikuko_Inoue

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rJEF6GOxi8g

1965: In a note to New-Delhi, China reminds its claim on 90,000 km2 of the Indian territory

1970: Birth of Misa Shimizu, Japanese actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0793679/


1972: Beginning of Japanese Kakuei Tanaka visit to China which will be concluded by September joint communiqué announcing the end of state of war and the establishment of diplomatic relations
www.bestchinanews.com/History/11431.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9330.html

1972-09-25 Mao Tanaka

1977: Filipino armed forces commander General Espino starts a visit to China

1982: Birth of Hyun Bin, South Korean actor
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Hyun_Bin

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

1986: Death of Darshan Singh Canadian, Indian communist leader, born in 1917
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darshan_Singh_Canadian
http://watanpunjabi.ca/pdf/darshan-singh-canadian-english.pdf

1995: Death of Salil Chowdhury, Indian music composer, poet, writer, dramatist and filmmaker, born on November 19, 1922
http://athomewriting.blogspot.com/2006/11/salil-chowdhury-awakening-strains.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p_gUEbhYA6A

1996: Taleban fighters capture the strategically important Sarobi, 45 miles east of Kabul, which allowed them to march easily to within three miles of the city centre
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/september/25/newsid_2538000/2538437.stm

2005: Death of Ghulam Mustafa Khan, Pakistani researcher, critic and linguist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ghulam_Mustafa_Khan

2005: For the first time since the July 1997 return of Hong Kong to China, a group of democratic members of the Legislative Council are invited for a two-day trip in Guangdong

2007: Yasuo Fukuda is elected new Japan’s prime minister
http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/news/world/2007-09-24-japan-resignations_N.htm

2008: China successfully launches her 3rd manned space mission
https://www.space.com/5888-china-set-launch-manned-mission.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9341.html

2008: Pakistan says its troops fired warning shots at two Nato helicopters as they crossed the border from Afghanistan
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7635893.stm

2010: Tensions between China and Japan over the arrest of a Chinese trawler captain flare anew, a day after his release, with Beijing demanding an apology for the detention, and Tokyo refusing
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2010/09/201092513493331932.html

2012: China first aircraft carrier enters service
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/09/20129259349782969.html
http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20120925-373706.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-19710040

2012: Japanese coast guard vessels have tried to turn away dozens of Taiwanese fishing boats near a chain of disputed islands in the East China Sea after firing water cannons at them.
http://www.euronews.com/2012/09/25/japan-and-taiwan-tangle-over-islands/
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-19709355

2013: Death of Choi In-ho, South Korean author, born on October 17, 1945 http://koreajoongangdaily.joins.com/news/article/article.aspx?aid=2978043
http://www.hancinema.net/korean_Choi_In-ho.php

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4xQX5SN3etg

On 24 September in Asian history

ON 24 SEPTEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

To see another date, on Internet (Google…), type “On (day + month) in Asian history”

Updated on September 24, 2019

1534: Birth of Guru Ram Das, Fourth Master of Sikhism, died on September 1, 1581
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guru_Ram_Das

1669 : Manuel de Leon takes possession of the Philippines as new governor-general
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1277/today-in-philippine-history-september-24-1669-manuel-de-leon-took-possession-of-the-philippines-as-new-governorgeneral

1674: Second Tantrik Coronation of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj
http://www.hindujagruti.org/hinduism/national-icons/shivaji-maharaj/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vcCHuvcx4qw

1714: Birth of Alaungpaya, Burmese king who died on May 11, 1760
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaungpaya

alaungpaya

1732: Death of Reigen, 112th emperor Japan, born on July 9, 1654
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Reigen_of_Japan

1762: Biginning of the Battle of Manila, during the Seven Years’ War between the Kingdom of Great Britain and the Kingdom of Spain in and around Manila, the capital of the Philippines, a Spanish colony at that time

1841: The sultan of Brunei bestows James Brook the title of Governor of Sarawak
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarawak

1861: Birth of Bhikaiji Cama, Indian activist who died on August 13, 1936
http://www.kamat.com/kalranga/itihas/cama.htm

1873: Establishment of “Satyashodhak Samaj”, (Truth-seeker Movement) at Pune, Maharashtra, India by Mahatma Jyotirao Phule
http://www.thoughtnaction.co.in/rashtrapita-jotiba-phuley-and-satyashodhak-samaj/

1877: Battle of Shiroyama, decisive victory of the imperial Japanese Army over the samurai Satsuma Rebellion
http://militaryhistory.about.com/od/battleswars1800s/p/shiroyama.htm

1877: Death of Takamori Saigo, samurai, leader of Satmura rebellion, born on February 7, 1827
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takamori_Saigo

1910: Birth of Chinese playright Cao Yu, who died on December 13, 1996
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cao_Yu

1925: Birth of Autar Singh Paintal, Indian medical scientist, who died on December 21, 2004
http://rsbm.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/52/251.abstract

1929: Death of Prince Mahidol of the Kingdom of Thailand, born on January 1, 1892
http://w08.psu.ac.th/en/node/292

1932: Gandhi and Dr. B. R. Ambedkar agree to the Poona Pact, which reserved seats in the Indian provincial legislatures for the “Depressed Classes” (Untouchables)
http://bspindia.org/what-is-poona-pact.php

1945: Birth of Kuan Tai Chen, Chinese actor and producer
http://www.hkcinemagic.com/en/people.asp?id=328
http://www.lovehkfilm.com/people/chen_kuan_tai.htm
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0155291/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NU0HJEkuhX8

1946: Cathay Pacific Airways is founded in Hong Kong

1948: The Honda Motor Company is founded in Japan

1955: Chin Peng, leader of the Malaya Communist Party  sends a letter to Tunku Abdul Rahman and other members of the government, saying that the MCP was willing to send an envoy to negotiate peace

1962: The Chinese Communist Party Central Committee, following Mao Zedong, denounces the revisionists in the party and the state, condemns the chauvinism of great powers and says that China has a right of an independent policy

1962: Birth of Rosamund Kwan, Hong Kong Actress
http://www.brns.com/pages/kwanpict.html

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

1967: Birth of William So, Hong Kong Singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_So

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2MF40M-qv54

1967: In Saigon, Hue, and Da Nang, demonstrations are staged against the recent election of President Nguyen Van Thieu and Vice President Nguyen Cao Ky, led by the militant Buddhist faction

1968: Thakin Than Tun, chairman of the Communist Party of Burma (White Flag) is killed by one on his security officer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thakin_Than_Tun

1969: Ton Duc Thang is elected president of North Vietnam, succeding to Ho Chi-Minh
http://alphahistory.com/vietnamwar/ton-duc-thang/

1975: In New York, last meeting of SEATO and decision to dissolve the organization (effective in 1977)

1979: Birth of Kim Jong-min, Korean singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kim_Jong_Min

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Alh3xb1qUgk&feature=related

1982: Margaret Thatcher and Deng Xiaoping decide to open negotiations on the future of Hong Kong
https://www.theatlantic.com/china/archive/2013/04/when-margaret-thatcher-came-to-china/274796/
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9260.html
http://www.margaretthatcher.org/archive/1982cac5.asp

1991: North and South Korea become members of United Nations

1993: Promulgation of the new constitution of Cambodia. Norodom Sihanouk, 38 years after he abdicated is again king of Cambodia. Norordom Ranariddh becomes First Premier and Hun Sen Second Premier
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9302.html

https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Constitution_of_the_Kingdom_of_Cambodia
http://biography.yourdictionary.com/prince-norodom-sihanouk

1996: China signs the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) at the United Nations
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comprehensive_Nuclear-Test-Ban_Treaty

1997: In Vietnam, Tran Duc Luong is elected president of the republic, and Phan Van Khai becomes prime minister
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tr%E1%BA%A7n_%C4%90%E1%BB%A9c_L%C6%B0%C6%A1ng
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phan_V%C4%83n_Kh%E1%BA%A3i

1998: As precondition to the restoration of diplomatic relations with UK, Iran renounces to the fatwa against Salman Rushdie

2002: The Hong Kong government released its proposals for the anti-subversion law. It is the cause of considerable controversy and division in Hong Kong

2002: In India, Swaminarayan Temple in Gandhinagar (capital of Gujarat) is attacked. Around 30 Hindu are killed and 50 wounded
http://www.swaminarayan.org/news/2002/09/akshardham/report.htm
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/24th-september-2002-terrorists-attack-the-akshardham-temple-in-gandhinagar-gujarat

2003: The Liberal Party merges with the Democratic Party of Japan

2004: Death of Indian physicist Raja Ramanna, born on January 28, 1925
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/3685396.stm
https://www.theguardian.com/science/2004/oct/01/guardianobituaries.obituaries

2006: Death of Padmini, Indian actress, born on June 12, 1932
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/5377366.stm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bfFJAti47BE

2007: Between 30,000 and 100,000 people take part in anti-government protests in Yangon, Burma, the largest in 20 years.

2008: Taro Aso is named Japan’s third prime minister in the space of two years following a vote in the lower house of the country’s parliament
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/sep/24/japan

2010: Japanese authorities release the captain of a Chinese trawler who was arrested two weeks ago near islands claimed by China and Japan, defusing a dispute that had sent ties between the Asian powers to their lowest point in years
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-11403241

2012: Death of Thilakan, Indian actor, born on July 15, 1938
http://www.thehindu.com/features/cinema/malayalam-thespian-thilakan-dead/article3931223.ece

2012: Chinese ships plied the waters of a disputed island chain, Japan’s coastguard said, as a fleet of Taiwanese fishing boats set sail for the area, vowing to stake Taipei’s claim.
http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20120924-373489.html

2012: Myanmar’s President Thein Sein heads to the United States for a landmark visit that coincides with a triumphal American tour by opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi
http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20120924-373491.html

 2013: Cambodia’s parliament approves a new five-year term for Prime Minister Hun Sen following weeks of political turmoil over his disputed election win.
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2013/09/201392422511798873.html

2014: An Indian spacecraft reaches Mars and enters the planet’s orbit, in a historic feat crowning India as the first country to execute such a mission in its maiden attempt
http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-28268186
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2014/09/india-triumphs-with-first-mission-mars-201492424235943945.html
http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/interactive/2014/09/india-mission-mars-orbiter-infographic-2014923164346339601.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/science/mars-mission.html

2014: Japan imposes additional sanctions on Russia for its involvement in the Ukraine crisis
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-29345451

2018: Hong Kong bans a political party promoting independence from China, a first for the autonomous city since it returned to Chinese rule in 1997
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/09/hong-kong-bans-pro-independence-party-unprecedented-move-180924063625163.html
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/09/24/breaking-pro-independence-party-officially-banned-hong-kong-govt-historic-move-restricting-freedom-assembly/
https://www.straitstimes.com/asia/east-asia/hong-kong-government-bans-pro-independence-national-party-citing-security-risks

 

Holidays and observances

Constitution Day (Cambodia)

Mahidol Day (Thailand)