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On 28 December in Asian history

1885-12-28 foundation of the INC

ON 28 DECEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on December 28, 2018

925: Wang Zongbi, general of the Chinese state of Former Shu is killed
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wang_Zongbi

1164: Birth of Emperor Rokujo, 79th Japanese Emperor from 1165 to 1168, who died on August 23, 1176
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Rokuj%C5%8D

Emperor Rokujo

1308: Hanazono, 95th Emperor of Japan is enthroned and reigns up to March 1318. Not to be confused with Go-Hanazono (1419-1471)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Hanazono

1367: Death of Ashikaga Yoshiakira, Japanese shogun, born on July 2, 1330
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ashikaga_Yoshiakira

1768: Taksin is enthroned king of Siam (up to April 1882)
http://www.picturesfromhistory.com/gallery/CPA0014001-0014500/image/350/King Taksin

1828: 6.8 earthquake strikes Echigo Japan, 30,000 killed

1857: Franco-British navies bomb Guangzhou (Canton)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Canton_(1857)

1885: In Bombay, the Indian National congress is founded
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/28th-december-1885-the-indian-national-congress-was-founded

1885-12-28 foundation of the INC

1898: Birth of Shigematsu Sakaibara, Japanese Admiral, garrison commander on Wake Island during WWII. Tried, then hanged in 1947
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shigematsu_Sakaibara

1902: Birth of Chinese writer Shen Congwen who died on May 10, 1988
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shen_Congwen
http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/s/shen-congwen/

1926: Imperial Airways begins England-India mail & passenger service

1929: Chinese Red Army held Gutian Conference
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gutian_Congress
http://www.chinatoday.com.cn/ctenglish/se/txt/2011-02/22/content_337068.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/12024.html

1929-12-28 Gutian conference

1931: Lin Sen succeeds Chiang Kai-shek as President of Nanjing-China
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lin_Sen

1934: Birth of Yujiro Ishihara, Japanese actor who died on July 17, 1987
http://shishido0.tripod.com/ishihara.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=70PCRsrlXEA

1936: Birth of Han Seung-soo, South Korean Prime Minister from February 2008 to September 2009
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Han_Seung-soo

1941: With the support of the Japanese, foundation of the Burma National Army
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burma_National_Army
https://www.liveleak.com/view?i=fd8_1455196596

1945: Birth of Nepal king Birendra, killed by his son on June 1, 2001
http://kingbirendra.blogspot.fr/2010/01/king-birendras-biography.html

1952: Birth of Arun Jaitley, Indian politician who has been several times a minister in JVP governments
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arun_Jaitley

1955: Birth of Liu Xiaobo, Chinese human rights activist, 2010 Nobel Peace Prize winner, who died in jail on 13 July 2017
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liu_Xiaobo
https://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/liu-xiaobo-7053.php


1956: Chin Peng, David Marshal and Tunku Abdul Rahman meet in Baling to try and resolve the Malayan Emergency situation
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chin_Peng
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Saul_Marshall
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tunku_Abdul_Rahman

1960: Establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Cuba

1962: Birth of Choi Soo Jong, South Korean actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Choi_Soo_Jong
http://www.hancinema.net/korean_Choi_Soo-jong.php

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sEP0rgBdUeI

1964: South Vietnamese win costly battle at Binh Gia
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/south-vietnamese-win-costly-battle-at-binh-gia

1964-12-28 Battle of Binh Gia

1972: In Thailand, a Palestinian commando from Black September movement, attacks the Israeli embassy
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1972_Israeli_Bangkok_Embassy_hostage_crisis

1972: Hanoi announces its return to the Paris peace talks
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/hanoi-announces-return-to-the-paris-peace-talks

1978: Five principles cited by Taiwan President Chiang Ching-kuo for the future relations between Taiwan and the US in the absence of formal diplomatic relations. The principles are: continuity, reality, security, legality and governmentality

1979: President Jimmy Carter denounces the Soviet Union invasion of Aghanistan as «a grave threat to the peace»

1981: Birth of Narsha, Korean pop singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Narsha

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8I10EtBWIYU&feature=related

1983: Birth of Mike He (Ho Jun-Xiang), Taiwanese actor and model
http://yummycelebrities.com/2006/02/08/mike-he-jun-xiang/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H6QM56TlMZU

1984: End of the general elections after the killing of Indira Gandhi. Historic victory of Congress Party lead by Rajiv Gandhi which wins 400 on the 508 seats
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_general_election,_1984
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/december/29/newsid_3314000/3314987.stm

2006: Komei Abe, Japanese composer, dies at 95
http://www.naxos.com/person/Komei_Abe/17985.htm

2007: Nepal declares it will become a federal democratic Republic by interim parliament, abolishing the monarchy

2007: Funeral of assassinated former prime minister Benazir Bhutto
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7162236.stm

2008: Thousands of supporters of Thailand’s exiled former leader, Thaksin Shinawatra, have been demonstrating in Bangkok, calling for fresh elections
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7802091.stm

2009: Thai military authorities begin the forced repatriation of thousands of ethnic Hmong asylum-seekers to Laos, despite international concern that they could face persecution back home
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8432094.stm

2009: A Vietnamese court sentences pro-democracy activist Tran Anh Kim to five-and-a-half years in prison for subversion against the communist state. The former army officer was a member of the Democratic Party of Vietnam and the pro-democracy Bloc 8406, both of which are banned
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8432168.stm

2009: A British man convicted of drug smuggling in China is executed, the first European since 50 years
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/8433285.stm

2011: Kim Jong-il funeral

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9shSgKbdON8

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

2011: Hamid Karzai, the Afghan president, says he will accept the opening of a Taliban office in Qatar for the purpose of holding peace talks
http://www.aljazeera.com/video/asia/2011/12/201112283012391126.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-16342640

2012: Burma gives go-ahead for private newspapers in 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-20856701

2013: The Standing Committee of the Chinese National People’s Assembly adopts a resolution loosening the country’s one-child policy. It also formally abolishes Re-education through labour camps, also known as laojiao centres
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/One-child-policy-eased-as-laojiao-centres-close-29912.html

2013: The party of Myanmar’s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi declares that it will take part in 2015 parliamentary elections even if the country’s constitution barring her from running for president is not amended
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2013/12/suu-kyi-party-myanmar-elections-20131228144916841111.html

2014: A ceremony attended by Afghan and international dignitaries at the ISAF headquarters in Kabul marks the end of NATO’s combat mission in Afghanistan and the start of it’s new “Resolute Support” plan.
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-30616380

2015: South Korea and Japan have reached a landmark agreement on the thorny issue of wartime sex slaves, known as comfort women, that has long strained relations
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/12/29/world/asia/comfort-women-south-korea-japan.html?_r=0
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2015/12/japan-south-korea-reach-comfort-women-agreement-151228072000869.html
http://worldaffairsjournal.org/content/foreign-ministers-japan-and-republic-korea-comfort-women

2017: In India, the Lok Sabha pass a bill that criminalises Triple talaq instant divorce with three years of imprisonment for Muslim husbands
http://gulfnews.com/news/asia/india/triple-talaq-is-a-criminal-act-in-india-now-1.2148699
http://www.livemint.com/Politics/N0NPC0t3glXEoxjbqZNwHP/Triple-talaq-bill-tabled-in-Lok-Sabha-after-Narendra-Modi-ap.html


Holidays and observances

King Taksin Memorial Day (Thailand)