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On 26 December in Asian history

ON 26 DECEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on December 26, 2018

1530: Death of Babur, Emperor of the Mogul empire, born on February 14, 1483
http://www.iloveindia.com/history/medieval-india/mughal-empire/babar.html
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/articletext.asp?artid=A011

1536: Birth of Yi-I, Korean Confucius scholar who died in 1584
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yi_I

1666: Birth of Guru Gobind Singh, tenth Guru of Sikhism who died on October 21, 1708
http://www.sikhiwiki.org/index.php?title=Guru_Gobind_Singh

1754: French representative Charles Godeheu signs the Treaty of Pondicherry by which France will withdraw from the territory it took in the Indian sub-continent
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Godeheu

1864: Birth of Yun Chi-ho, Korean Christian activist and thinker who died on December 9, 1945
http://findingaids.library.emory.edu/documents/yun754/
http://everything.explained.today/Yun_Chi-ho/

yun chi-ho

1867: Birth of Phan Boi Chau, Vietnamese nationalist who died on October 29, 1940
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phan_Boi_Chau
http://countrystudies.us/vietnam/17.htm

1893: Birth of Mao Zedong, President of CCP  and founder the People’s Republic of China on October 1, 1949, who died on September 9, 1976
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/mao-zedong-56.php
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mao_Zedong

Mao jeune

1899: Birth of Udham Singh, Indian activist, hanged on July 31, 1940
http://www.sikh-history.com/sikhhist/personalities/udhams.html
http://www.sikhiwiki.org/index.php/Udham_Singh

1911: Birth of Arsenio Lacson, Filipino politician and sportswriter who died on April 15, 1962
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arsenio_Lacson

1925: The Communist Party of India is founded
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Communist_Party_of_India

1927: Birth of Shuhei Fujisawa, Japanese novelist, who died on January 26, 1997
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shuhei_Fujisawa
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1330441/

1938: Chinese leader Chiang Kai-shek rejects a Japanese peace offer

1938: Birth of Alamgir Kabir, Bangladeshi film director who died on January 20, 1989
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alamgir_Kabir

1941: Under the Japanese attack, Manila, Philippines capital, is declared opened city by American authorities

1941: The Burma Independence Army is formed by Aung San
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burma_National_Army
 https://www.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=Burma%20Independence%20Army&item_type=topic

1949: Birth of José Ramos Horta, President of East-Timor and Peace Prize Nobel laureate
https://www.biography.com/people/josé-ramos-horta-37478
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jos%C3%A9_Ramos-Horta

1957: Opening, in Cairo, of an unofficial Solidarity Africa-Asia conference

1959: Birth of Koji Morimoto, Japanese animated film director
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Koji_Morimoto

1960: Death of Watsuji Tetsuro, Japanese philosopher,born on March 1, 1889
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tetsuro_Watsuji
http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/watsuji-tetsuro/

1960: In India, birth of Mother Meera, born Kamala Reddy, who is believed by her devotees to be an embodiment (avatar) of the Divine Mother (Shakti)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mother_Meera

1962: Birth of Marina Khan, Pakistani actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marina_Khan

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jmu6e3xSkHc

1962: China signs a border agreement with Outer Mongolia
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/12003.html

1968: Death of Xun Huisheng, one of the Beijing opera four most famous artists, born on January 5, 1900
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/11848.html
http://quyi.chinesecio.com/en/article/2010-03/31/content_120822.htm

1968: José Maria Sison, expelled from the pro-Moscow Philippines Communist Party (PKP) in April, founds a new maoist communist party
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jose_Maria_Sison
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7800033.stm

1970: Birth of Krissada Terrence, Thai singer and actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Krissada_Terrence

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yX6NAWvaOVI

1971: United States planes bomb targets in Laos, Cambodia, and North Vietnam. The attacks continue for five days

1972: As part of Operation Linebacker II, 120 American B-52 Stratofortress bombers attacked Hanoi, including 78 launched from Andersen Air Force Base in Guam, the largest single combat launch in Strategic Air Command history


http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/ops/linebacker-2.htm
http://thevietnamwar.info/operation-linebacker-ii-christmas-bombing/
http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-20719382

1974: Birth of Josie Ho, Hong Kong singer and actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Josie_Ho
http://www.josieho.com/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SsRj1EQIQ1A&feature=fvw

1976: The Communist Party of Nepal (Marxist-Leninist) is founded
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Communist_Party_of_Nepal_(Marxist%E2%80%93Leninist)

1978: In India, Indira Gandhi, arrested on December 19, is freed
http://www.indiragandhi.com/

1979: Soviet Special forces troops take over presidential place in Kabul, Afghanistan

1981: Death of Savithri, Indian actress, born on December 6, 1937
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Savitri_(actress)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DDWHo03Q_2A

1983: After December 18 general elections, Yasuhiro Nakasone is reelected Japanese Prime Minister
http://www.nndb.com/people/856/000111523/

1988: The Nanjing Anti-African protests in the People’s Republic of China begins
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nanjing_Anti-African_protests

1990: Iranian leader upholds Indian writer Rushdie fatwa
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/december/26/newsid_2542000/2542873.stm

1994: Death of Parveen Shakir, Pakistani Woman Poet, born on November 24, 1952
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parveen_Shakir

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TVFb2W44Puo

1996: Start of the largest strike in South Korean history
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1996%E2%80%9397_strikes_in_South_Korea

1999: Death of Shankar Dayal Sharma, President of India (1992-1997), born on August 19, 1918
http://www.whereincity.com/india/great-indians/presidents/shankar-dayal.php

2004: A tsunami in Sumatra island make 225,000 people died, mainly in Aceh (Indonesia) but also in Sri Lanka, Thailand, India, the Maldives
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/december/26/newsid_4631000/4631713.stm
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/tsunami-devastates-indian-ocean-coast
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/26th-december-2004-tsunami-in-the-indian-ocean-killed-thousands


http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xfdr4_banda-aceh-tsunami

2006: Death of Munir Niazi, Pakistani poet, born on April 19, 1928
http://www.poemhunter.com/munir-niazi/biography/

2011: A Chinese court jails veteran activist Chen Xi for 10 years for subversion, one of the longest sentences yet to be handed down in this year’s crackdown on dissent
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2011/12/201112261711713110.html


2012: Japan’s lower House of parliament has formally elected Shinzo Abe, leader of the Liberal Democratic Party, as country’s prime minister after he swept to power on a hawkish platform of getting tough on diplomacy while fixing the economy.

http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/12/201212265133753467.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-20842840

2012: China has officially opened the world’s longest high-speed rail route, linking the capital Beijing with the southern commercial hub of Guangzhou
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-20842836

2016 : China resumes ties with Sao Tome and Principe, six days after the small African state broke off relations with Taiwan
http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/east-asia/china-restores-ties-with-sao-tome-more-may-follow
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/nation/2016-12/26/content_15548004.html

2016 : India successfully test fires Agni-5 nuclear capable missile
http://gulfnews.com/news/asia/india/india-test-fires-nuclear-capable-agni-v-missile-1.1952048
http://zeenews.india.com/news/videos/top-stories/india-successfully-test-fires-nuclear-capable-agni-v_1961837.html

2017: China jails activist Wu Gan for 8 years for ‘subverting state power’
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/12/26/china-jails-activist-wu-gan-8-years-subverting-state-power/
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/12/26/china-jails-human-rights-lawyer-known-super-vulgar-butcher/
https://www.voanews.com/a/wu-gan-sentenced-to-8-years-in-chinese-prison/4179270.html