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On 30 December in Asian history

ON 30 DECEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on December 30, 2018

1788: French troops march on Madras (India)

1803: The Scindhia signed the Treaty of Surji-Anjangaon with the British after the Battle of Assaye and Battle of Argaon and ceded to the British Ganges-Jumna Doab, the Delhi-Agra region, parts of Bundelkhand, Broach, some districts of Gujarat, fort of Ahmmadnagar
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daulat_Scindia

1865: Birth of author Rudyard Kipling in Bombay (India)
http://www.kipling.org.uk/kip_fra.htm

1879: Birth of Sri Ramana Maharshi, Indian philosopher who died on 14 April 1950
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ramana_Maharshi
http://www.sriramanamaharshi.org/
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/30th-december-1879-ramana-maharshi-indian-spiritual-teacher-was-born

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O6P42XI8GRo

1884: Birth of Hideki Tojo, Japanese Prime Minister (1941-1944), sentenced to death for war crimes and hanged in December 1948
http://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii/tojo-hideki
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/tojo-is-born

1896: Filipino writer José Rizal is executed by the Spanish, born on June 19, 1861
http://www.joserizal.ph/bg01.html
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1387/today-in-philippine-history-december-30-1896-dr-jose-rizal-was-shot-in-bagumbayan

1906: The All India Muslim League is founded in Dacca, East Bengal, British India Empire, which later laid down the foundations of Pakistan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muslim_League

1927: The Ginza Line, the first subway line in Asia, opens in Tokyo, Japan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tokyo_Metro_Ginza_Line

1930: Birth of Tu Youyou, Chinese chemist and pharmacist, 2015 Nobel Prize laureate
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tu_Youyou
http://www.cctv-america.com/2015/10/05/who-is-nobel-prize-winner-tu-youyou

1943: Subhas Chandra Bose raises the flag of Indian independence at Port Blair
https://www.indiatimes.com/news/india/this-day-in-1943-netaji-subhash-chandra-bose-hoisted-first-independent-indian-flag-in-andaman-nicobar-336657.html
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/subhash-chandra-bose.html

1945: Foundation of the China Association for Promoting Democracy
http://wiki.china.org.cn/wiki/index.php/China_Association_for_the_Promotion_of_Democracy

1945-12-30 Fondation CAPD

1945: Death of Song Jin-woo, Korean politician, educationist, journalist, born May 8, 1889
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Song_Jin-Woo_(journalist)

1949: India recognizes the People’s Republic of China

1953: Succeeding Elpidio Quirino, Ramon Magsaysay becomes President of the Philippines up to March 1957
http://www.rmaf.org.ph/Ramon-Magsaysay/ramon-magsaysay.htm

1961: Diosdado Macapagal becomes President of Philippines up to December 1965
http://www-bcf.usc.edu/~camiling/bio/bios.htm
http://www.nndb.com/people/139/000098842/

1961-12-30 Mmacapagal taking oath

1962: Birth of Henry Cho, Korean-American comedian
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Cho
http://delafont.com/comedians/Henry-Cho.htm

1965: Ferdinand Marcos becomes President of Philippines up to February 1986
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/marcos-inaugurated
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1398/today-in-philippine-history-december-30-1965-ferdinand-marcos-was-sworn-in-as-10th-president-of-the-philippines 

1965-12-30 Marcos inauguration

1970: U.S. Navy transfers some responsibility to South Vietnamese
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-navy-transfers-some-responsibility-to-south-vietnamese

1972: Richard Nixon announces the resumption of the Paris Conference between Kissinger and Le Duc Tho, and also the end of the heavy bombing of North Vietnam
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/1230.html#article
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/negotiations-to-resume-in-paris

1979: Death of Hiragushi Denchu, Japanese sculptor, born on February 23, 1872
https://www.wmf.org/project/denchu-hirakushi-house-and-atelier

1980: Birth of Kenny Kwan, Hong Kong singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kenny_Kwan
http://www.hkcinemagic.com/en/people.asp?id=3161

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UacVRA-_iU4

1981: Misterious death of Alfie Anido, Filipino actor, born on December 31, 1959
http://video48.blogspot.fr/2009/06/actor-alfie-anido-matinee-idol-dead-at.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alfie_Anido

1985: Pakistan martial law imposed by General Zia ul-Haq in 1977 is lift and Muhammad Khan Junejo is appointed prime minister. Zia ul-Hhaq stays on as president, and retains the powerful position of Chief of Army Staff. The 1973 constitution that had been suspended is restored
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/articletext.asp?artid=A077

1997: Death of Shinichi Hoshi, Japanese novelist, born on September 6, 1926
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/obituary-shinichi-hoshi-1145209.html
http://www.iromegane.com/entertainment/king-of-short-short-shin-ichi-hoshi/

Shinichi Hoshi

2000: Rizal Day Bombings. A series of bombs explode in various places in Metro Manila, Philippines within a period of a few hours, killing 22 and injuring about a hundred
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rizal_Day_bombings

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ThUN8FULI88

2002: China successfully launched the Shenzhou IV spacecraft
http://www.spaceref.com/news/viewnews.html?id=660
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/12061.html

2002-12-39 Shenzhou IV

2003: Death of Anita Mui, Hong Kong singer and actress, born on October 22, 1963
http://www.billboard.com/articles/news/67629/hong-kong-diva-anita-mui-dies
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anita_Mui
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/82.html

2007: After the murderer of his mother, Bilawal Zardani, 19 years old, son of Benazir Bhutto is elected chairman of the Pakistan People’s Party
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7164968.stm

2008: Pakistan suspends supplies to US and Nato forces in neighboring Afghanistan as security forces launch a major offensive against suspected pro-Taliban fighters
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2008/12/2008123085859338685.html

2009: Death of Abdurrahman Wahid, 4th President of Indonesia, born on September 7, 1940
http://www.theguardian.com/theguardian/2010/jan/03/abdurrahman-wahid-obituary

Abdurrahman Wahid  1999

2009: Death of Vishnuvardhan, Indian actor, born on Septemner 18, 1950
http://www.rediff.com/movies/report/vishnu-was-more-than-movie-icon/20091230.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vishnuvardhan_(actor)

2010: Cambodian officials arrest a Thai MP amongst six others for allegedly crossing the countries’ disputed border

2012: Thousands of music fans packed a Taipei stadium to watch the island’s first concert staged by Chinese singers and rock bands in the latest sign of warming cross-strait relations.
http://www.asiaone.com/News/Latest%2BNews/Showbiz/Story/A1Story20121230-392455.html

2012: Death of Sonam Topgyal, Tibetan politician, PM of the CTA (1997-2001), born in 1941
http://www.thetibetpost.com/en/news/exile/3134-tibets-former-prime-minister-sonam-topgyal-dies-in-dharamshala
http://tibet.net/2012/12/31/cta-condoles-the-passing-away-of-kalon-trisur-sonam-topgyal/

2013: Death of Eiichi Ohtaki, Japanese singer-songwriter and producer, born on July 28, 1948
http://www.amoeba.com/blog/2014/01/grow-sound-tree/psych-folk-legend-eiichi-ohtaki-dies-at-65.html
http://exclaim.ca/Music/article/happy_ends_eiichi_ohtaki_dies_at_65

2014: ATM Azharul Islam, 62, assistant secretary general of Bangladesh’s largest Islamist party, the Jamaat-e-Islami, becomes the 16th person and the 11th Islamist to be convicted of atrocities by the International Crimes Tribunal
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/southasia/2014/12/bangladesh-sentences-islamist-leader-death-2014123071546419103.html
http://www.thedailystar.net/punished-to-the-maximum-57747

2016: Nobel laureates slam Suu Kyi over Myanmar’s Rohingya crisis, call for UN intervention
http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/southeast-asia/article/2058191/nobel-laureates-slam-suu-kyi-over-myanmars-rohingya-crisis
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-38470232

 

Holidays and observances

Philippines : Rizal Day