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ON 22 APRIL IN ASIAN HISTORY To see another date, on Internet (Google…), type “On (day + month) in Asian history” Updated on April 22, 2019 1395: During the Tokhtamysh–Timur war, Battle of the Terek River: Timur defeats Tokhtamysh of the Golden Horde at the Volga. The Golden Horde capital city, Sarai, is razed to the ground and Timur installs a puppet ruler on the Golden Horde throne http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/battles_terek_river.html https://war-history.blogspot.com/2011/08/tokhtamyshtimur-war.html 1887 : Birth of Mateo Capinpin, Filipino Brigadier General https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1639/today-in-philippine-history-april-22-1887-mateo-capinpin-was-born-in-morong-rizal 1912: Tsinghua University, one of mainland China’s leading universities, is founded http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tsinghua_University 1912: Birth of Kaneto Shindo, Japanese director (some sources say February 28), who died on May 29, 2012 http://www.guardian.co.uk/film/2012/jun/22/kaneto-shindo-japanese-film http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kaneto_Shindo http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0793881/bio http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BYyx0SwbsR8 1914: Birth of Baldev Raj Chopra, Indian director and producer who died onNovember 5, 2008 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baldev_Raj_Chopra https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2-GAO4_54MQ 1916: Birth of Kanan Devi, Indian actress and singer who died on July 17, 1992 http://www.kanandevi.com/ http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/22-april-1916-kanan-devi-first-star-of-bengali-cinema-was-born http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UQl82p4JZh0 1924: Birth of Nam Duck-woo, South Korean politician, 12th Prime Minister of South Korea (1980-1982) who died on May 18, 2013 http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr/national/2013/05/19/78/0301000000AEN20130519000600315F.HTML?736def88 1930: The United Kingdom, Japan and the United States sign the London Naval Treaty, regulating submarine warfare and limiting shipbuilding http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/London_Naval_Treaty http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HljPVBVSwcE 1930: British troops battle pro-independence revolutionaries in the Jalalabad hills near Chittagong in Bengal province, British India leaving 80 troops and 12 revolutionaries dead http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chittagong_armoury_raid http://shantigrouprealhistory.blogspot.fr/2011/01/real-forgotten-heroes-fight-at.html http://rightlog.in/2016/04/victory-forgotten-battle-jalalabad-hills/ 1940: Rear Adm Joseph Taussig testifies before US Senate Naval Affairs Committee that war with Japan is inevitable 1944: US forces invade … Continue reading

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