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On 28 October in Asian history

1928-10-28 Youth Pledge

ON 28 OCTOBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on October 28, 2019

1225: Death of Jien, Japanese poet and historian, born on May 17, 1155
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jien

1420: Beijing is officially designated the capital of the Ming Dynasty on the same year that the Forbidden City, the seat of government, is completed
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forbidden_City

1627: Death of Nuruddin Jahangir, Mughol emperor, born on September 20,
1569
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jahangir

jahangir-salim-anarkali-emperor

1707: The Hōei earthquake  causes more than 5,000 deaths in Honshu, Shikoku and Kyūshū, Japan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1707_H%C5%8Dei_earthquake

1837: Birth of Tokugawa Yoshinobu, Japan’s last shogun, who died on  November 22, 1913
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tokugawa_Yoshinobu
http://www.biographybase.com/biography/Yoshinobu_Tokugawa.html

1860: Birth of Jigoro Kano, founder of  judo Kodokan who died on May 4, 1938
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jigoro_Kano

1891: A quake strikes Mino-Owari, Japan, killing 7,300
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1891_Mino%E2%80%93Owari_earthquake

1928: In Indonesia, Nationalist Declaration of the Youth Pledge. For the first time Indonesia Raya, now the national anthem, is sung
https://fathir139.wordpress.com/2010/10/28/youth-pledge/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Youth_Pledge
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indonesia_Raya

1928-10-28 Youth Pledge

1928: Birth of Yoko Sugi, Japanese actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0837476/

1945: In Indonesia, after the Japanese defeat, the British who land to  occupy the whole country by force, meet strong Indonesian resistance to their  occupation of Surabaya. The fights will last until November 13

1950: Second Indian protest after Tibet invasion by communist China

1953: Laos signs a mutual defense treaty with France

1958: In Burma, replacing U Nu, general Ne Win becomes head of the  caretaker government up to 4 April 1960
http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/myanmar/government-1948-62-6.htm

1964: US officials deny any involvement in bombing North Vietnam

1967: Birth of Monica Chan, Hong Kong actress and winner of 1989 Miss
Hong Kong Pageant
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0151044/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monica_Chan

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CLkQ2kMA6G8&feature=related

1978: Death of Rukmani Devi , Sri Lankan singer and actress, born on February 29, 1923
http://www.rukmanidevisrilanka.org/biography/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tzVZr13OlE8

1979: Chairman Hua Guofeng arrives in London for the first visit of a communist
Chinese leader in UK
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/october/28/newsid_4114000/4114964.stm
http://www.margaretthatcher.org/document/104156

1979 Hua Guofeng in GB

1982 : Birth of Mai Kuraki, Japanese singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mai_Kuraki

1988 : Birth of Ko Eun-ah, South Korean actress
http://www.koreanmovie.com/Ko_Eun_ah_ka743/
http://www.cinemasie.com/en/fiche/personne/koeunah/

1998: An Air China jet is hijacked and flown to Taiwan by a pilot upset  with his pays and working conditions. He was taken into custody
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/202960.stm

2001: Christians killed in Pakistan massacre
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/october/28/newsid_2478000/2478093.stm

2008: Mohamed Nasheed beats Maumoon Abdul Gayoom in the first democratic  presidential election in the Maldives
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maldives_presidential_election,_2008

2009: A car bomb has exploded in a crowded market in the northwest  Pakistan’s city of Peshawar, killing at least 105 people and wounding about 100
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8329244.stm
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2009/10/2009102874426304327.html

2010: Death of Liang Congjie, Chinese environmentalist,  born on August 4, 1932
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/nov/15/liang-congjie-obituary

2013: Five people are killed and 38 are injured after a car crashes into barriers just outside the Beijing Forbidden City in Tiananmen Square
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-24722898

2013: Death of Rajendra Yadav, Indian author, born on August 28, 1929
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Eminent-Hindi-writer-Rajendra-Yadav-passes-away/articleshow/24887036.cms
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-24722967

2015 : Nepal’s parliament elects communist lawmaker Bidhya Bhandari as the country’s first female president
http://www.euronews.com/2015/10/28/bidhya-bhandari-elected-nepal-s-first-female-president/
http://thehimalayantimes.com/kathmandu/who-is-bidya-devi-bhandari/
http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com/news/2015-10-28/bhandari-elected-first-woman-prez.html

2015 : A group of 10 Indian filmmakers return national awards in protest at what they say is a rising climate of intolerance, including prominent directors Dibakar Banerjee and Anant Patwardhani
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-34657716
http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-news-india/dibakar-banerjee-nine-other-filmmakers-return-national-award-to-protest-rising-intolerance/
http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/mumbai/ftii-protest-filmmakers-return-national-awards/article7814594.ece?homepage=true

 

Holidays and observances

Indonesia: Youth Pledge Day or Hari Sumpah Pemuda