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On 27 March in Asian history

1883-03-27 Nam Dinh Battle

ON 27 MARCH IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on March 27, 2019

215 BC: Death of Emperor Kōrei of Japan, born in 342 BC
http://www.wikiwand.com/en/Emperor_K%C5%8Drei

87 BC: Crown Prince Fuling, later Emperor Zhao of Han, is named as Emperor Wu of Han’s successor and heir to the throne. Emperor Wu dies two days later

1625: Death of Mori Terumoto, Japanese warrior, born 22nd January 1553
http://www.samurai-archives.com/terumoto.html

1644: Beijing falls to forces led by rebel Li Zicheng
http://people.chinesecio.com/en/article/2009-11/03/content_80621.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Beijing_(1644)
https://www.thoughtco.com/the-fall-of-the-ming-dynasty-3956385

1665: Cebu is established, becoming the first Spanish settlement in the Philippines

1784: Birth of Alexander Csoma de Koros, Hungarian philologist, the founder of Tibetology who died on April 11, 1842
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_Csoma_de_K%C5%91r%C3%B6s

1868: Death of Krishnaraja Wadiyar III, Maharaja of Mysore, born on July 14, 1794
http://indiafacts.co.in/krishnaraja-wodeyar-iii-cultural-founder-modern-mysore-state/
http://www.indianetzone.com/67/krishnaraja_wodeyar_iii.htm

1883: Capture of Nam Dinh (North Vietnam) by the French
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capture_of_Nam_Dinh

1883-03-27 Nam Dinh Battle

1890 : Birth of Ruperto Kangleon, a Philippines legend in the resistance movement during the Japanese occupation who died on February 27, 1958
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1043/today-in-philippine-history-march-27-1890-ruperto-kangleon-was-born-in-macrohon-leyte
http://www.oocities.org/ebjustimbaste/heroes6.html
https://philippinesfreepress.wordpress.com/tag/ruperto-kangleon/

1892: Birth of Swami Vipulananda, Sri Lankan author, poet, philosopher and critic who died on July 27, 1947
http://www.tamilspider.com/resources/7205-biography-swami-vipulanada-famous-tamil-scholar.aspx
http://sangam.org/oeuvre-swami-vipulananda-1892-1947/

1898: China signs an agreement that grants Russia a 25 year lease for Lushun and Dalian
http://encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/Lushun
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/3560.html

1898: Death of Sir Syed Ahmad Khan, Indian Muslim intellectual, born on October 17, 1817 http://www.storyofpakistan.com/person.asp?perid=P001
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/27-march-1898-sir-syed-ahmad-khan-educationist-and-muslim-reformer-died

1899: Emilio Aguinaldo leads Filipino forces for the only time during the Philippine-American War at the Battle of Marilao River
http://philippineamericanwar.webs.com/advancetomalolos.htm                                                       http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Marilao_River

1901: Birth of Eisaku Sato, Prime Minister of Japan from November 1964 to July 1972, Nobel Peace laureate (1974), who died in June 1975
http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/1974/sato-bio.html

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1910: Birth of Ai Qing, famous Chinese poet who died on May 5, 1996
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ai_Qing
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/obituary-ai-qing-1348347.html

Ai Qing 2

1923: Birth of Endo Shusaku, Japanese Catholic author, who died in September, 27 1996 http://www.horagai.com/www/xwho/endoShusaku.htm

1924: Birth of of Hideko Takamine, Japanese actress who died on December 28, 2010
https://mubi.com/notebook/posts/hideko-takamine-1924-2010

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6UDcpR26hLs

1933: Birth of Le Van Hung, Vietnamese general who committed suicide on the fall of Saigon on April 30, 1975
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L%C3%AA_V%C4%83n_H%C6%B0ng
http://nguyentin.tripod.com/lvhung-2.htm

Le Van Hung 2

1942: Japan forces Java to use “Tokyo time” 1½ hour forward

1943: Battle of the Komandorski Islands. In the Aleutian Islands the battle begins when United States Navy forces intercept Japanese attempting to reinforce a garrison at Kiska
http://www.microworks.net/PACIFIC/battles/kommandorski_islands.htm
http://www.nww2m.com/2013/03/the-battle-of-the-komandorski-islands/

1943-03-27 Battle of the Komandorskis

1945: The Burma National Army, under the command of General Aung San, rises up against the occupying Japanese
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burma_Independence_Army

Burma National Army

1945: Beginning of Operation Starvation, the aerial mining of Japan’s ports and waterways
https://ghb67.wordpress.com/2014/01/12/operation-starvation/
http://ww2days.com/starvation-operation-march-august-1945.html

1948: The Second congress of the Workers Party of North Korea is convened http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Workers_Party_of_North_Korea

1949: The Conference of the Commonwealth decides that India could become a republic without be obliged to quit Commonwealth

1951: During the Korea War, South Korean again cross the 38th parallel separating North and South

1956: Birth of Leung Kwok Hung, Hong Kong trotskyist activist, nicknamed Long Hair
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leung_Kwok-hung 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R0XIZnwe-Qk

1956: In Burma, the United National Front, leftist forces led by Burma Communist Party “White Flag” gets 30 % of the votes and 47 of the 250 seats in the National Assembly

1959: Liu Shaoqi becomes president of the People’s Republic of China, replacing Mao Zedong who stays chairman of the CCP

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_uk55RdC0Hk

1961 Birth of Tak Matsumoto, Japanese guitarist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tak_Matsumoto

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DkMC0sjrxQc

1965: Following several days of consultations with the Cambodian government, South Vietnamese troops launch their first major military operation into Cambodia
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/south-vietnamese-forces-conduct-combat-operations-in-cambodia

1967: A new peace plan for Vietnam, proposed by United Nations General Secretary U Thant, is approved by Washington but rejected by Hanoi

1971: Prime Minister of India Indira Gandhi express full support of her government to the freedom struggle of the Bengalis. Indian Border Security Force (BSF) opened Bangladesh-India border to allow the tortured and panick stricken Bengalis to have safe shelter in India

1974: Death of Wang Ming, Chinese Communist leader, in self-exile in Moscow
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wang_Ming
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/3509.html

1976: Birth of Carl Ng, Hong Kong/British actor and model                                                                                              http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carl_Ng

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=de5cNYvzyGg

1979: In Vietnam, for the first time, a Soviet warship drops anchor in Cam Ranh Bay

1979: Birth of Lee Ji-hoon , South Korean singer-songwriter and actor
http://www.hancinema.net/korean_Lee_Ji-hoon.php
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lee_Ji-hoon

1981: Birth of Lin Junjie, Singaporean singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lin_Jun_Jie                                                                                                               http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x3fp3c_lin-jun-jie-yyy_music

1981: Death of Mao Dun, Chinese writer, born on July 4, 1896
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mao_Dun                                                                                                                                          http://www.cambridgeforecast.org/MIDDLEEAST/MAO-DUN.html

1982: Death of Fazlur Rahman Khan, Bangladeshi American civil engineer known for his innovations in high-rise building constructions born on 3 April 1929                                                                                                                                                                    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fazlur_Khan

1985: Devan Nair is forced to resign as Singapore president
http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9A0DE1D71438F93AA15750C0A963948260&n=Top%2fNews%2fInternational%2fCountries%20and%20Territories%2fSingapore

1993: Jiang Zemin is elected President of the People’s Republic of China, replacing Yang Shangkun
http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/people/A0826287.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/3549.html

1993-03-27 Jiang Zemin président

1999: Death of Michael Aris, husband of Aung San Suu Kyi

Aung San Suu kyi and Aris 1973

2000: Murder of Priya Rajvansh, Indian actress, born in 1937
http://www.outlookindia.com/article/Death-Of-An-Actress/209230
http://www.gomolo.com/priya-rajvansh-biography/10522/719858

 

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

2001: In Oslo, opening of four-day talks between the Philippine government and the communist guerilla. Next meeting is fixed on June

2005: In China, the standing committee of the National Assembly decides that the successor of the chief executive of Hong Kong, Tung Chee-hwa who had resigned, will just finish his term

2005: Nepal King Jigme Singye Wangchuk suggests to change absolute monarchy to constitutional monarchy with two political parties

2007: The Myanmar military junta challenges West by a imposing military parade in the new capital, Naypydaw, which is opened for the first time to foreign medias
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/6498029.stm

2008: Nepal Maoist said they will not playing China or India card

2008: Afghan president Hamid Karzai escapes an assassination attempt
http://www.cbsnews.com/2100-202_162-4048451.html                                                         

2008: Tibet monks disrupt journalists tour organized by Beijing authorities
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7315895.stm
http://www.thestar.com/news/world/2008/03/26/tibet_monks_disrupt_journalists_tour_in_protest.html

2009: A bomb explodes at a mosque near the town of Jamrud in the Khyber agency in north-west Pakistan, killing at least 50 people
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7967594.stm

2009: Situ Gintung, an artificial lake in Indonesia, fails, killing at least 99 people http://www.indonesiamatters.com/3734/situ-gintung/

2014: The Philippine government signs a peace accord with the country’s largest Muslim rebel group. It is the culmination of years of negotiations and a significant political achievement for President Benigno Aquino III
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/philippines/10726795/Philippine-government-signs-historic-peace-treaty-with-separatists.html
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2014/03/philippines-sign-deal-with-muslim-rebels-2014327434188160.html

2014: Chinese dissident Tan Zuoren is released after serving his full five-year term in prison. He was sentenced in February 2010 for “inciting subversion of state power” when he criticised the crackdown on the pro-democracy movement of June 1989
http://www.euronews.com/2014/03/27/chinese-dissident-and-earthquake-campaigner-tan-zuoren-released-from-prison/
http://www.voanews.com/content/chinese-quake-activist-released-from-prison/1880618.html

2016: At least 65 people are killed and more than 200 injured when an apparent suicide bomb ripped through the parking lot of a crowded park in the Pakistani city of Lahore where Christians were celebrating Easter Sunday
http://www.dawn.com/news/1248259/at-least-65-dead-after-suicide-attack-in-lahore-park
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/pakistan/12205457/Pakistan-terror-attack-65-dead-after-suicide-bomber-strikes-childrens-play-area-in-Lahore.html
http://edition.cnn.com/2016/03/27/asia/pakistan-lahore-deadly-blast/index.html

2016: Thousands in Pakistan protest hanging of governor’s killer Mumtaz Qadri clashing with police in chaotic scenes
http://www.dw.com/en/thousands-in-pakistan-protest-hanging-of-governors-killer-mumtaz-qadri/a-19145439

2017 : China complains to Japan after a Japanese minister visited Taiwan over the weekend, warning this could hurt relations between Beijing and Tokyo
http://www.thestar.com.my/news/world/2017/03/27/china-upset-as-japanese-minister-visits-selfruled-taiwan/
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/nation/2017-03/27/content_15592457.html


Holidays and observances

Myanmar: Armed Forces Day