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On 26 August in Asian history

ON 26 AUGUST IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 26, 2019

1303: Alauddin Khilji captures Chittorgarh (now in Rajasthan)
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/26th-august-1303-alauddin-khilji-of-the-khilji-dynasty-captures-chittorgarh
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alauddin_Khilji

Alauddin Khilji

1506 : Sesshu Toyo, Japanese Zen monk and painter, dies at 86
http://terebess.hu/zen/mesterek/Sesshu.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sessh%C5%AB_T%C5%8Dy%C5%8D
https://www.google.fr/search?q=Sesshu+Toyo&biw=1255&bih=550&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjss-mL_MPQAhVCSRoKHax9AbsQ_AUIBigB&dpr=1.53

sesshu-toyo

1811: British under Lord Minto take Batavia. The Dutch, having suffered heavy losses, retreat to Semarang
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Earl_of_Minto

1858: Anglo-Japanese Treaty of Amity and Commerce. A representative of the British government would be permitted to reside at Yedo
http://dictionary.sensagent.com/anglo-japanese+treaty+of+amity+and+commerce/en-en/

1884: After the August 23 French attack on Fuzhou fleet, the Qing government declares war on France
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/8192.html

1891: Birth of Acharya Chatursen Shastri, Indian author who died on February 2, 1960
http://www.veethi.com/india-people/acharya_chatursen_shastri-profile-5707-25.htm
http://www.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=Acharya+Chatursen+Shastri

1897: Birth of Yun Bo-seon, president of South Korea (1960-1962), who died on July 18, 1990
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yun_Bo-seon

1901: Birth of Chen Yi, Chinese communist military commander and politician, who died on January 6, 1972
http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/data/people/chengyi.shtml
http://www.paulnoll.com/China/Long-March/Long-March-Chen-Yi.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/8328.html

1910: Birth of Mother Teresa (Agnes Ganxha Bojaxhiu), Nobel Peace Prize 1979, who died on September 5, 1997
http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/1979/teresa-bio.html
http://www.time.com/time/photogallery/0,29307,1655636,00.html

1920: Birth of Prem Tinsulanonda, Thai soldier and Prime Minister (1980-1988)
http://www.generalprem.com/
http://www.th4u.com/prem_tinsulanonda.htm

THAILAND POLITICS

1925: Birth of Sangharakshita, Buddhist Philosopher, Founder of the Western Buddhist Order
http://www.sangharakshita.org/

1930 : On the 34th anniversary of the 1896 Katipunan Revolt , Crisanto Evangelista announced the birth of the Partido Komunista ng Pilipinas (PKP), the Communist Party of the Philippines
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1661/today-in-philippine-history-august-26-1930-crisanto-evangelista-announced-the-birth-of-the-partido-komunista-ng-pilipinas

1941: Birth of Akiko Wakabayashi, Japanese actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0906686/
http://www.jamesbondmm.co.uk/bond-girls/akiko-wakabayashi.php

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tgEQHOeN7GI

1949: Chinese People’s Liberation Army captured Lanzhou
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lanzhou_Campaign
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/8083.html

1949-08-26 Prise de Lanzhou

1960: Signature of a treaty of amity between China and Afghanistan

1963: Birth of Liu Huan, Chinese singer
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liu_Huan

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eqbL49CKZjQ

1975: Portuguese politic authorities and military forces hurriedly leave East Timor

1976: In the Philippines, Kumander Dante, leader of the New People Army is captured
https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-1989-10-28-mn-692-story.html

1977: Birth of Saeko Chiba, Japanese voice actress and singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saeko_Chiba

1978: Birth of Raja Kashif, Pakistani singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raja_Kashif


http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x7qwwc_raja-kashif-feat-alka-yagnik-haseen_music

1983: Birth of Luna Maya, Indonesian actress and model
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2532164/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luna_Maya

1988: Aung San Suu Kyi address half-million mass rally in front of Swedagon Pagoda in Yangon, calling for a democratic government

1996 : Death of Khalida Riyasat, Pakistani actress, born on January 1, 1953
http://www.dawn.com/news/1127903/the-unforgettable-khalida-riyasat

2006: In Pakistan,  Nawab Akbar Bugti, historic chief of Baluchistan rebels is killed in a military operation
http://storyofpakistan.com/nawab-akbar-khan-bugti/
http://www.dawn.com/news/207726/bugti-killed-in-operation-six-officers-among-21-security-personnel-dead

2007: Death of Ramon Zamora, Filipino martial arts actor, popularly dubbed as the Bruce Lee of the Philippines, born on June 27, 1935
https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=2518&dat=20070828&id=YUxaAAAAIBAJ&sjid=ESgMAAAAIBAJ&pg=2113,20109084&hl=fr
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=21233881

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FV-W5PU2Yg4

2008: Anwar Ibrahim, Malaysia’s opposition leader, wins a landslide victory in a by-election to return him to parliament
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2008/08/200882615516149648.html

2008: North Korea issues a Foreign Ministry statement announcing its halt of the disablement works and threatened to restore the nuclear facilities in protest against Washington’s delay in lifting sanctions off Pyongyang
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2008/08/200882671551450569.html

2011: Naoto Kan, the embattled Japanese prime minister, announces his resignation, paving the way for the nation’s sixth prime minister in five years to steer a recovery from the March disasters.
http://www.france24.com/en/20110826-japan-prime-minister-naoto-kan-confirms-plans-resign-earthquake-tsunami-nuclear-crisis-Fukushima

2012: Death of A. K. Hangal, Indian actor, born of February 1, 1914
http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article3823957.ece

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8rNRAnoq_2I

2013 : China supports an independent and objective investigation by UN experts into allegations of the use of chemical weapons in Syria, China’s foreign minister while urging a cautious response and political resolution to the crisis

2014: Cambodia’s opposition CNPR boosts its influence in a parliament long controlled by the ruling party, winning a deputy chairman post and assurances of greater legislative sway under a deal to end a year-long political impasse
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/leadership-elections-set

2014: Death of Chūsei Sone, Japanese director, producer, and screenwriter, born on October 1, 1937
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ch%C5%ABsei_Sone
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0814232/

Chusei Sone

2017: Pakistan’s population tops 208 million, census shows
http://eurasiadiary.com/en/news/society/181473-pakistans-population-tops-207-million-census-shows
http://nation.com.pk/national/26-Aug-2017/pakistan-population-soars-to-208-million