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On 29 February in Asian history

ON 29 FEBRUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on February 29 , 2016

1212: Death of Hōne, Japanese monk, founded Jōdo-shū, born on May 13, 1133
http://www.jodo.org/about_hs/ho_life.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H%C5%8Dnen

1752: King Alaungpaya founds the Konbaung Dynasty, the last dynasty of Burmese monarchy
http://www.myanmars.net/myanmar-history/king-alaungpaya.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Konbaung_Dynasty

1896: Birth of Morarji Desai, Indian Prime Minister (March 1977-July 1979) who died in April 1995
http://www.boloji.com/people/04006.htm

1904: Birth of Rukmini Devi Arundale, Indian dancer and founder of Kalakshetra, who died on 24 February 1986
http://www.sawnet.org/whoswho/?Arundale+Rukmini+Devi
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/rukmini-devi-arundale.html

1936 : February 26 Incident in Tokyo ends.                                                        http://encyclopedia.thefreedictionary.com/February+26+Incident                                     http://www.ndl.go.jp/modern/e/cha4/description07.html

1944: Five leaders of the Indonesia Communist Party are sentenced to death
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indies_Social_Democratic_Association

1948: Birth of Jiro Akagawa, Japanese novelist
http://www.tjf.or.jp/deai/contents/teacher/mini_en/html/akagawa.html
http://www.worldlibrary.org/articles/jiro_akagawa

Jiro Akagawa

1952: Death of Quo Tai-chi, Chinese diplomat, Permanent Representative of China to the United Nations, born in 1888
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quo_Tai-chi
http://www.britishpathe.com/video/mr-quo-tai-chi-says-goodbye

1956: Death of Elpidio Quirino, President of the Philippines, born on November 16, 1890
http://www.biography.com/people/elpidio-quirino-37511
http://kahimyang.info/kauswagan/articles/1430/today-in-philippine-history-february-29-1956-president-quirino-died-of-heart-attack

Elpidio Quirino

1964: Chinese Premier Zhou Enlai concludes a friendly visit to 14 countries in Asia and Africa
http://www.luo0.com/en.php/HisMain/1791.html
http://www.fmprc.gov.cn/mfa_eng/ziliao_665539/3602_665543/3604_665547/t18001.shtml
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-08/13/content_11149131.htm

1963-12 Zhou Enlai en Afrique

1972: South Korea withdraws 11,000 of its 48,000 troops from Vietnam

1980: The Chinese Communist Party decides the rehabilitation of Liu Shaoqi, ex number two of the party and president of the Republic who died under arrest during the Cultural Revolution

2008: Former Foreign Minister Han Seung-soo is elected as the new Prime Minister of South Korea
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Han_Seung-soo

2012: Death of P. K. Narayana Panicker, Indian social leader (Nair Service Society), born on August 15, 1930
http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/kerala/pk-narayana-panicker-passes-away/article2946107.ece
http://travancorenairs.blogspot.fr/2012/02/new-of-death-of-nss-president-p.html

2012: North Korea agrees to stop nuclear tests, uranium enrichment and long-range missile launches and to allow nuclear inspectors to visit its Yongbyon nuclear complex to verify the moratorium has been enforced
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/02/201222915936296108.html
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/01/world/asia/us-says-north-korea-agrees-to-curb-nuclear-work.html?_r=1&ref=asia
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-17208755