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On 27 February in Asian history

ON 27 FEBRUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on February 27, 2018

907: Yelu Abaoji, a Khitan chieftain, is enthroned as Emperor Taizu (don’t confuse with Taizu of the Song), establishing the Liao Dynasty in northern China
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abaoji
http://depts.washington.edu/silkroad/exhibit/khitans/essay.html

1626: Yuan Chonghuan is appointed governor of Liaodong, after he led the Chinese into a great victory  at Ningyuan against the Manchurians under Nurhaci
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Ningyuan
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yuan_Chonghuan

1712: Death of Bahadur Shah 1, Mughal emperor, born in October 1643
http://www.indianetzone.com/37/bahadur_shah_i_mughal_emperor.htm
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/person.asp?perid=P065

1803: Great fire in Bombay
http://www.historychannel.com.au/classroom/day-in-history/454/great-fire-of-bombay
http://www.bl.uk/onlinegallery/onlineex/kinggeorge/a/003ktop00000115u058e0000.html

1858: Birth of Pedro Paterno, Filipino politician, poet and novelist who died on March 11, 1911
https://www.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=Pedro%20Paterno
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pedro_Paterno

1870: The current flag of Japan is first adopted as the national flag for Japanese merchant ships
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_Japan

1908: Birth of Kazuo Hasegawa, Japanese actor, who died on April 8, 1984
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0367928/bio
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kazuo_Hasegawa

1912: Birth of Kusumagraj, Indian writer who died on March 10, 1999
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kusumagraj

1929: Birth of Bella Flores, Filipino actress who died on May 19, 2013
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bella_Flores

1931: Chandrashekhar Azad, Indian heroe born on July 23, 1906, surrunded by police, kills himself
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/chandrashekhar-azad.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chandrasekhar_Azad
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/27-february-1931-chandra-shekhar-azad-indian-revolutionary-died

1939: Birth of Kenzo Takada, Japanese fashion designer
http://www.japan-zone.com/modern/takada_kenzo.shtml

1939: Birth of Nguyen Chi Thien, Vietnamese-American poet who died on October 2, 2012 http://www.vietnamlit.org/nguyenchithien/index.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nguy%E1%BB%85n_Ch%C3%AD_Thi%E1%BB%87n

1942: During the Battle of the Java Sea, an allied (ABDA) strike force is defeated by a Japanese task force in the Java Sea in the Dutch East Indies


http://www.microworks.net/PACIFIC/battles/java_sea.htm
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-aircraft-carrier-langley-is-sunk
http://thediplomat.com/2013/03/08/history-lesson-the-battle-of-java-sea/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rMM8LgmR3Io

1950: In Taipei, Chiang Kai-shek is elected President of the Republic of China (starting March 1)
http://www.history.com/topics/chiang-kai-shek

1955: Elections in Japan, confirming the defeat of Shigeru Yoshida clique
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yoshida_Shigeru

1957: Mao’s speech « On the correct handling of contradiction among people » launching the « One hundred flowers movement »
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hundred_Flowers_Campaign
https://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/mao/selected-works/volume-5/mswv5_58.htm

1957-02-27 discours

1962: Two pilots bomb the Independence Palace of Vietnam’s president Ngo Dinh Diem. In this action, the first US is killed in Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/diem-survives-coup-attempt
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1962_South_Vietnamese_Independence_Palace_bombing

1965: Birth of Maggie Siu, Hong Kong actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maggie_Siu
http://www.lovehkfilm.com/people/siu_maggie.htm

1965: In a White Paper, Washington accuses Hanoi of leading against Saigon an aggression so real as the one of an invasion army

1975: Death of Jiao Juyin (焦菊隐), Chinese director, translator, and theater theoris, born on December 11, 1905
http://english.cri.cn/4026/2007/02/06/269@193340.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jiao_Juyin
http://ir.library.oregonstate.edu/xmlui/handle/1957/25034
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/1795.html

1977: Birth of Ji Sung, South Korean actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ji_Sung
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Ji_Sung

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fO62Pe9-EGY

1983: Death of Fan Shoukang, Chinese philosopher
http://wiki.china.org.cn/wiki/index.php/Fan_Shoukang
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/1714.html

1989: Birth of Shota Shimizu, Japanese musician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shota_Shimizu

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aDy-Yfrrmg4

1991: General election in Bangladesh, won by the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) led by Khaleda Zia
http://www.ipu.org/parline-e/reports/arc/2023_91.htm

2002: A train carrying Hindu nationalist pilgrims is attacked at Godhra (Gujarat) causing 59 victims. In the following days, violence between Muslims and Hindus will cause more than 1,000 deaths
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/february/27/newsid_4168000/4168073.stm
http://india.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/02/27/from-the-archives-godhra-february-2002/?ref=asia

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w7Lgzcgo1Qo

2004: Death of Yoshihiko Amino, Japanese historian born in January 1928
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yoshihiko_Amino

2004: A bombing of a Superferry by Abu Sayyaf in the Philippines worst terrorist attack kills 116

2007: A suicide bomber strikes Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan during a visit by Vice President Dick Cheney, who is rushed to a bomb shelter. Twenty-three people are killed
http://www.nbcnews.com/id/17355517/ns/world_news-south_and_central_asia/t/cheney-unhurt-after-deadly-blast-afghan-base/#.VO-SKO83NMs
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2007/feb/28/usa.afghanistan

2007-02-27 Cheney

2009: A monk carrying a Tibetan national flag and shouting slogans sets himself on fire in south-central China and then shot at by police
http://www.asianews.it/index.php?l=en&art=14606&size=A
http://edition.cnn.com/2009/WORLD/asiapcf/02/27/monk/index.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7916544.stm
http://observers.france24.com/en/content/20090309-you-wont-see-photo-chinese-web

2010: Death of Nanaji Deshmukh, Indian activist, born on October 11, 1916
http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/nanaji-deshmukh-passes-away/article719951.ece
http://www.bjp.org/images/kamal_sandesh/ks_e_mar_02_2010.pdf

2011: A call for protests in more than 20 Chinese cities results in a tiny turnout but an enormous police presence and clashes with foreign journalists
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/28/world/asia/28china.html?_r=1&ref=asia

2012: Indonesia’s top court upholds a 15-year jail term against Islamist militant Abu Bakar Bashir for terrorist acts, reversing an earlier decision to slash the sentence to nine years
http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20120227-330486.html

2012: Death of Ma Jiyuan, Chinese Muslim general and warlord, born on January 18, 1921
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ma_Jiyuan
http://www.generals.dk/general/Ma_Jiyuan/_/China.html

2013: More than a hundred leading intellectuals have signed an open letter calling for China’s national legislature to ratify a major human rights treaty as lawmakers are preparing to convene in Beijing next week to attend the inaugural session of the 12th National People’s Congress
http://asiancorrespondent.com/99497/china-100-leading-intellectuals-sign-human-rights-petition/
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-21597752

2014: Taiwan and China sign agreements on meteorology and earthquake monitoring, in yet another sign of improving ties between the former rivals.
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/front/archives/2014/02/28/2003584522

2015: The parents of former Thai princess Thanpuying Srirasm Suwadee are detained under the lese majeste law, the strict defamation rules that protect the royal family
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-31656469
http://www.nationmultimedia.com/national/Parents-of-former-princess-confess-to-defaming-the-30255045.html

2017 : Philippines: Liberal Party senators, closed to De Lima, are expelled from their key posts in the Senat
https://asiancorrespondent.com/2017/02/philippines-de-lima-allies-ousted-senate-chairmanships/
http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/876109/lp-members-ousted-from-senate-majority
http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/story/601238/news/nation/lp-senators-see-palace-hand-in-ouster

On 27 January in Asian history

ON 27 JANUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 27, 2019

555: Birth of Yuan Di, emperor of the Liang Dynasty September 16, 508
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Yuan_of_Liang

1142: Wrongful execution of noted Song Dynasty general Yue Fei, born on March 24, 1103
http://en.minghui.org/html/articles/2007/10/2/90115.html
http://www.shenyun.com/learn/article/read/item/MzUnKWQT8Cg/the-great-general-yue-fei.html

http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/1128.html

Yue Fei

1490: Death of Ashikaga Yoshimasa, Japanese shogun (1449-1473), born in January 1435
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ashikaga_Yoshimasa
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2016/10/15/national/history/fifteenth-century-shogun-ashikaga-yoshimasa-impotent-indifferent/#.WIovqeR-sdI

Ashikaga Yoshimasa

1556: Akbar becomes the 3rd Mughol emperor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Akbar_the_Great
http://927084254303922757.weebly.com/

Akbar

1688: Death of Xiao Zhuangwen, Grand Empress Dowager of the Qing dynasty, born on March 27, 1613
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Empress_Dowager_Xiaozhuang


1827: Birth of Nakahama Manjiro, Japanese translator, who died on November 12 1898
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nakahama_Manjir%C5%8D
http://www.call4all.us/data/manjiro.html

1837: Birth of Tomioka Tessai, Japanese painter who died on December 31, 1924
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tomioka_Tessai
http://www.ndl.go.jp/portrait/e/datas/299.html?cat=98
http://www.google.fr/search?q=tomioka+tessai+paintings&nord=1&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=GyjlUp7wJevs0gWD4oDYDg&ved=0CAcQ_AUoAQ&biw=1366&bih=628

1841: Chine emperor Daoguang declare war on the United Kingdom
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/1327.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Opium_War

1848: Birth of Togo Heihachiro, Japanese admiral, who died on May 30, 1934
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/T%C5%8Dg%C5%8D_Heihachir%C5%8D

1865: Birth of Lala Lajpat Rai, Indian author and a leader of Indian fight for freedom
http://www.liveindia.com/freedomfighters/LalaLajpatRai.html

1867: Birth of Filipino Journalist and poet Juan Crisostomo Soto who died on July 12, 1918
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/900/today-in-philippine-history-january-27-1867-juan-crisostomo-soto-was-born-in-santa-ines-bacolor-pampanga
https://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juan_Crisostomo_Soto

1868: The Battle of Toba starts the Boshin War (up to May 1869)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Toba-Fushimi
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Battle_of_Toba-Fushimi

1869: Boshin War: Tokugawa rebels establish the Ezo Republic in Hokkaidō
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Republic_of_Ezo
http://passingstrangeness.wordpress.com/2009/01/28/the-republic-of-ezo

1885: Birth of Maeda Seison, Japanese painter who died in October 1977
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maeda_Seison
http://www.google.fr/search?q=Maeda+Seison&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&prmd=imvns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=Y1chT8-hIJKBhQe5-PT9BA&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&ved=0CBQQ_AUoAQ&biw=1192&bih=543
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=8&ved=0ahUKEwjv3_2Lq8jKAhVCPRQKHbY6CqQQFghCMAc&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.yamatane-museum.jp%2Fenglish%2Fdoc%2Foutline150627.pdf&usg=AFQjCNG1nbdRruj69zUnR_M-kHQopTK09A&sig2=JsEi_DYx_yBpY_-ENLKzfA

Maeda Seison3

1893: Birth of Soong Ching-ling, “the mother of China”, wife of Sun Yat-sen, who died on May 29, 1981
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soong_Ching-ling
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/159.html

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QROxw61J_XU

1900: Foreign diplomats in Peking, China, write formal notes of protest demanding that the Chinese Government stop the Boxers and other groups leading attacks on Westerners and Christians.

1924: Birth of Sabu Dastagir, Indian actor, who died on December 2, 1963
http://www.powell-pressburger.org/Obits/Sabu/FIR.html
http://www.screenonline.org.uk/people/id/459165/

1924: The Natal Indian Congress and the Natal Indian Association jointly organise a mass meeting in Durban, South Africa in opposition to the Class Areas Bill

1954: Birth of Joko Ninomiya, Japanese martial artist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J%C5%8Dk%C5%8D_Ninomiya

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hB98DTmzpzM

1961: Birth of Zarganar, Burmese comedian, actor, and director, former political prisonner
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zarganar

1961: Birth of Dina Bonnevie, Filipino actress
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dina_Bonnevie

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T4hsdA_CfYQ

1964: In a joint communiqué, France and China announce the establishment of diplomatic relations
http://www.fmprc.gov.cn/mfa_eng/ziliao_665539/3602_665543/3604_665547/t18003.shtml
http://www.ina.fr/contenus-editoriaux/articles-editoriaux/relations-france-chine

1964-01-27

1964 De Gaulle caricature

1967: Birth of Bobby Deol, Indian actor
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0219967/bio
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bobby_Deol

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aqrexml7HZ0

1969: Birth of Cornelius, Japanese musician and producer (Flipper’s Guitar)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cornelius_(musician)

1971: Birth of Fann Wong, Singaporean actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fann_Wong

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

1973: The Vietnam peace accord is signed in Paris. The U.S. military draft ends. Call for cease-fire in Vietnam War


http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/paris-peace-accords-signed
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paris_Peace_Accords

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4sLxzmvW41o

1976: Birth of Ruby Lin, Taiwanese actress and singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ruby_Lin

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

1979: Death of Qalandar Baba Auliya, Indian-Pakistani mystic, philosopher, and scholar, born in 1898
http://azeemiasilsila.org/qalandar_baba.php
https://shaikhsohail.wordpress.com/2008/06/18/qalandar-baba-auliya-biography/

1983: The pilot shaft of the Seikan Tunnel, the world’s longest sub-aqueous tunnel (53.85 km) between the Japanese islands of Honshu and Hokkaido, breaks through
http://web-japan.org/atlas/architecture/arc02.html

1986 : Death Nikhil Banerjee, Indian classical musician, born on October 14, 1931
http://www.nytimes.com/1986/02/04/obituaries/nikhil-banerjee-dies-sitar-virtuoso-was-55.html
https://saxonianfolkways.wordpress.com/2013/08/30/a-word-from-pandit-nikhil-bannerjee/
http://swaratala.blogspot.fr/2011/06/pandit-nikhil-banerjee-1931-1986.html

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

1988: Birth of Liu Wen, Chinese model
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liu_Wen

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YWGApCQN7Qw

1989: Death of Bayani Casimiro, Filipino dancer and actor, born on July 16, 1918
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bayani_Casimiro

2004: Death of Salvador Laurel, Vice President of the Philippines, born on November 18, 1928
http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/363383/doy-laurel-forgotten-patriot-of-edsa-i
http://www.manilatimes.net/salvador-laurel-president-filipinos/158639/

2008: Death of former dictator of Indonesia Suharto (1966-1998), born on June 8, 1921


http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7211565.stm
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/01/28/world/asia/28suharto.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/indonesia/fl/Suharto.htm?nl=1

2009: Death of R. Venkataraman, 8th President of India (1987-92), born on December 4, 1910
http://en.wikinews.org/wiki/Former_Indian_President_R._Venkataraman_dies_age_98
http://www.outlookindia.com/news/article/Former-President-R-Venkataraman-Passes-Away/652721

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EVHR5c4wO98

2010: North Korea fires artillery shots near the disputed sea border with South Korea and the South has returned fire
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8482251.stm

2010: Bangladesh executes five ex-army officers convicted of killing the country’s independence leader in 1975. The men killed Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the president’s wife, three sons, two daughters-in-law and approximately 20 others as part of a military coup
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8483988.stm
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2010/01/20101283949433384.html

2012: Former president Musharraf pospones his return. He had previously vowed to end his self-imposed exile and fly back to Pakistan by the end of this month to revive his political career
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-16766967

2013: Death of Phạm Duy, Vietnamese singer-songwriter, born on October 5, 1921
http://articles.latimes.com/2013/jan/28/local/la-me-0128-pham-duy-20130128-1
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/pham-duy-5922.php
https://moussons.revues.org/3071

Pham Duy

2015: Tens of thousands of mourners turn out for the funeral of Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda Zia’s son in a massive show of support for the embattled former premier

2016: Vietnam Communist Party boss Nguyen Phu Trong is re-elected
http://english.vietnamnet.vn/fms/government/150619/mr–nguyen-phu-trong-re-elected-party-secretary-general.html