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On 25 January in Asian history

ON 25 JANUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 25, 2019

1067: Death of Yingzong, the 5th emperor (1063-1067) of the Chinese Song Dynasty, born on February 16, 1032
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Yingzong_of_Song_China
https://www.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=Emperor%20Yingzong%20of%20Song&item_type=topic

1497: Birth of Go-Nara, 115th Japanese Emperor (1526-1557) who died on September 27, 1557
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Go-Nara

1573: In Japan, Battle of Mikatagahara, Takeda Shingen defeats Tokugawa Ieyasu
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Battle_of_Mikatagahara
http://realjapan.typepad.com/hamamatsu_hakujin/2004/09/the_battle_of_m.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hirate_Hirohide

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ggqz0X517bM

1873: Emissary from Aceh holds talks with the American consul in Singapore, but USA help will be rejected by Washington. The Dutch will respond with war

1885: Birth of Kitahara Hakushu, Japanese poet who died on November 2, 1942
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kitahara_Hakushu

1889: Birth of Zhang Zhengqiu, Chinese Shanghai screenwriter, director and playright, who died on July 16, 1935
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zheng_Zhengqiu

1900: Birth of Yojiro Ishizaka, Japanese writer who died on October 7, 1986
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Y%C5%8Djir%C5%8D_Ishizaka

1913: Birth of Huang Hua, Chinese statesman and diplomat, who died on November 24, 2010
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/huang-hua-politician-and-diplomat-who-played-a-leading-role-in-bringing-china-out-of-international-isolation-2152957.html

1914: An Indian mass meeting in Durban unanimously endorse the agreement between General J.C. Smuts and Mahatma Gandhi regarding voluntary registration, poll tax, recognition of Indian marriages and other matters
http://www.sahistory.org.za/dated-event/durban-mass-meeting-endorses-smuts-and-gandhi-agreement

1922: Yan Huiqing becomes Prime Minister of the Republic of China
http://www.thechinastory.org/ritp/w-w-yen-yan-huiqing-%E9%A1%8F%E6%83%A0%E6%85%B6/
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/1100.html

1929: Birth of Thai Cardinal Michael Michai Kitbunchu, Thai cardinal, archbishop of Bangkok
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Michai_Kitbunchu
http://www.catholic-hierarchy.org/bishop/bkitb.html

1931: Mahatma Ghandi is freed by the British

1932: During the Second Sino-Japanese War, the Chinese National Revolutionary Army begins its defense of Harbin

1933: Birth of Corazon Aquino president of Philippines from February 1986 up to June 1992, who died on August 1, 2009
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/897/today-in-philippine-history-january-25-1933-cory-aquino-was-born-in-manila
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/philippines/p/Biography-of-Corazon-Aquino.htm
http://www.biography.com/people/corazon-aquino-9187250

1942: Thailand, ally of Japan, declares war to Allied countries
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/thailand-declares-war-on-the-united-states-and-england

1942: Birth of Shinobu Tsukasa, Japanese kumicho (supreme Godfather) of the largest yakuza organization
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kenichi_Shinoda
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/4499854.stm

1942: Japanese take Kendari on Sulawesi (East of Indonesia)

1949: Death of Makino Nobuaki, Japanese statesman, born on November 24, 1861
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Makino_Nobuaki

1954: Death of Narendra Nath Roy, Indian revolutionarist, born on March 21 1887
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manabendra_Nath_Roy
http://www.iep.utm.edu/roy_mn/

1957: Death of Kiyoshi Shiga, Japanese physician and bacteriologist, born on February 7, 1871
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kiyoshi_Shiga

1958: Birth of Kavita Krishnamurthy, Indian singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kavita_Krishnamurthy

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=04iYfhk6t3E

1961: Birth of Vivian Balakrishnan, Singaporean politician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vivian_Balakrishnan

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tJufrg3u2pk

1961: Birth of Willie Revillame, Filipino game show host and comedian
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1258300/bio

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NCCj0pPGSHw

1969: First plenary session of the formal Paris Peace talks is hold
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/first-plenary-session-of-the-formal-paris-peace-talks-is-held

1970: Death of Eiji Tsuburaya, Japanese film producer, born on July 7, 1901
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eiji_Tsuburaya
http://godzilla.wikia.com/wiki/Eiji_Tsuburaya

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W4Uq9wdPjcc

1971: Himachal Pradesh becomes the 18th Indian state
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/25-january-1971-himachal-pradesh-18th-state-of-india-was-created

1972: President Nixon reveals that Henry Kissinger has secret meetings in Paris with North Vietnam representatives

1975: Bangladeh President Mujibur Rahman establishes a presidential regime with only one party which reinforce his power
http://biography.yourdictionary.com/sheik-mujibur-rahman

1980: Mother Teresa is honored with India’s highest civilian award, the Bharat Ratna
http://www.indianetzone.com/28/mother_teresa_social_reformer.htm

Mother Teresa Bharat Ratna 1980-01-25

1981: Jiang Qing, widow of Mao Zedong, and Zhang Chunqiao « brains » of the Gang of Four are sentenced to death with a two-year execution reprieve


http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/maos-widow-sentenced-to-death
http://www.crimemagazine.com/widow-chinese-leader-mao-zedong-was-sentenced-death-1981

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uVw4nJ8SCR4&NR=1

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=91LEZxKlkrc

1983: Tokyo protests about possible transfert of Soviet SS-220 ballistic missiles from West to Far-East

1983; China’s supreme court commutes Jiang Qing’s death sentence to life
https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=2199&dat=19830125&id=0aoyAAAAIBAJ&sjid=eugFAAAAIBAJ&pg=5488,4555807&hl=fr

1989: First non-official visit of Cambodia Prime Minister Hun Sen to Bangkok

1989: Birth of Mikako Tabe, Japanese stage and film actress
http://mydramalist.com/people/702-tabe-mikako
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Tabe_Mikako
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1960050/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=64BhUB-ggWI&feature=related

1998: Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) suicide attack on Sri Lanka’s Temple of the Tooth, killing 8 people and injuring 25 others
http://edition.cnn.com/WORLD/9801/25/sri.lanka.blast/index.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/50366.stm

2006: Su Tseng-chang becomes Taiwan Prime Minister through May 21, 2007
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Su_Tseng-chang

2009: Sri Lankan troops seize the last town held by separatist Tamil Tiger fighters, Mullaittivu
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2009/01/2009125133055917676.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7849684.stm

2011: Sarath Fonseka, Sri Lanka’s jailed former army chief, has lost an appeal to retain his parliamentary seat
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2011/01/201112591238557218.html

2013: Death of Shozo Shimamoto, Japanese painter, born on January 22, 1928 http://artasiapacific.com/News/MemoryOfShozoShimamotoGutaiArtistHonored
http://www.shozo.net/prof/indexe.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2CxWe8M0low

2013: China will decrease aid to Pyongyang if it goes ahead with a planned nuclear test state-run media said in an unusually frank warning
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/northkorea/9827061/US-and-China-come-together-over-defiant-North-Korea.html
http://thediplomat.com/china-power/china-changing-its-tune-on-north-korea/?goback=%2Egde_108552_member_207922736

2014: The Philippines agree the final section of a peace deal with Muslim rebels fighting a long-running insurgency in the south of the country
http://globalnation.inquirer.net/97735/govt-milf-seal-accord
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-25896408

2015: U.S. President Barack Obama and India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi broke a deadlock on a long-stalled civilian nuclear pact,  with both leaders noting their « friendship » as the catalyst for closer diplomatic ties.
http://www.voanews.com/content/obama-modi-discuss-relations-between-us-india/2612582.html
http://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/pm-obama-announce-nuke-breakthrough-115012600043_1.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-30930581

2015: More than 30 Philippine police commandos are killed in a clash with fighters from the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) while hunting a top criminal suspect in the country’s south
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2015/01/dozens-police-commandos-killed-philippines-150125143349426.html
http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/667844/at-least-27-elite-cops-killed-in-clash-with-biff-in-maguindanao-reports
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mamasapano_clash

 

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