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On 3 March in Asian history

ON 3 MARCH IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on March 3, 2019

78: Origin of Saka era in India
http://www.indiavideo.org/text/saka-dynasty-318.php

705: End of the Second Zhou Dynasty established by Empress Wu Zetian on October 16, 690
https://www.travelchinaguide.com/intro/history/tang/emperor_wuzetian.htm

724: Empress Genshō abdicates the throne in favor of her nephew Shōmu who becomes 45th emperor of Japan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Empress_Gensh%C5%8D
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Emperor_Shomu
 724-749 Emperor Shomu

1301: Go-Nijo is enthroned as the 94th Emperor of Japan (up to 1308)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Go-Nij%C5%8D

1575: Indian Mughal Emperor Akbar defeats Bengali army at the Battle of Tukaroi
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Tukaroi

Akbar 2

1707: Death of Aurangzeb, Mughal emperor of India (1658-1707)
https://www.quora.com/How-did-Mughal-Emperor-Aurangzeb-die

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B8CPd_UhyGc

1857: Under the pretext of the killing of the French missionary Auguste Chapdelaine, France and the United Kingdom declare war on China (Second Opium War)
http://www.catholic.org/saints/saint.php?saint_id=1613

1865: Opening of the Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC)

1880: Birth of Yosuke Matsuoka, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan (1940-1941) who died on June 26, 1946
http://ww2db.com/person_bio.php?person_id=261

1894: Birth of Paz Marquez-Benitez, Filipina writer, who died in 1983
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/972/today-in-philippine-history-march-3-1894-paz-marquezbenitez-was-born-in-lucena-city-quezon
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paz_M%C3%A1rquez-Ben%C3%ADtez
http://rizal.lib.admu.edu.ph/aliww/english_pmbenitez.html

1909: Birth of Yuan Muzhi, Chinese actor and director
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yuan_Muzhi
 

1918: Birth of San Yu, Burmese general and president of the Socialist Republic of the Union of Burma from 9 November 1981 to 27 July 1988 and died on 30 January 1996
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/San_Yu

1924: Birth of Tomiichi Murayama, former Prime Minister of Japan from 1994 to 1996
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tomiichi_Murayama

Tomiichi Murayama

1924: Birth of Lilian Velez, Filipino actress, murdered on June 26, 1948
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lilian_Velez

Lilian Velez

1926 : Birth of Ravi Sharma, Indian film music director, who died on March 7, 2012
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ravi_(music_director)
http://www.mohdrafi.com/meri-awaaz-suno/music-director-ravi-and-his-special-partnership-with-rafi-saab.html/comment-page-1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q3HVORuOlLc

1931: Birth of Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan, traditional Indian vocalist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ghulam_Mustafa_Khan_(singer)

1939: In Bombay (Mumbai), Mohandas Gandhi begins to fast in protest of the autocratic rule in India

1939-03-03 Gandhi taking his last meal before the-start of his-fast

1942: Ten Japanese warplanes raid the town of Broome, Western Australia, killing more than 100 people
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Attack_on_Broome

1943: During the Battle of the Bismarck Sea: Australian and American air forces devastate Japanese navy convoy

http://warfarehistorynetwork.com/daily/wwii/war-in-the-south-pacific-the-battle-of-the-bismarck-sea/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Bismarck_Sea
http://www.historynet.com/battle-of-the-bismarck-sea.htm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kxu2trrFhHE

1945: Manila is retaken by McArthur forces
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Manila_(1945)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jDx2dvTYizk

1951: Indonesia signs a Friendship treaty with India

1951: Birth of Heizo Takenaka, Japanese economist and retired politician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heiz%C5%8D_Takenaka

1952: Birth of Rudy Fernandez, Filipino actor, who died on June 7, 2008
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rudy_Fernandez_(actor)
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0273049/

1955: The Mutual Defense Treaty between the USA and the RoC (Taiwan), signed on 2 December 1954, enters into force by the exchange of instruments of ratification at Taipei
http://www.taiwandocuments.org/mutual01.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sino-American_Mutual_Defense_Treaty

1955: Birth of Jaspal Bhatti, Indian actor, who died in a car crash on October 25, 2012
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jaspal_Bhatti

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0f7_IPMyKV0

1967: Birth of Shankar Mahadevan, Indian singer-songwriter
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shankar_Mahadevan

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

1971: Indira Gandhi wins the fifth Indian general elections
http://www.elections.in/parliamentary-constituencies/1971-election-results.html

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1971: Beginning of the no-cooperation of the East Pakistan population

1978: Birth of Seo Moon Tak, Korean singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seomoon_Tak

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ep7hCELr5_A

1981: Birth of Eugene Kim (Kim Yoo-Jin), korean actress and singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eugene_(entertainer)
http://women.stareastasia.com/eugene-kim/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8nZZdybhRVo

1981: Birth of Sung Yu Ri, South Korean singer and actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sung_Yu_Ri

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YMRKrXr3IEc

1982: Death of Firaq Gorakhpuri, Indian poet and critic, born on August 28, 1896 http://www.iloveindia.com/literature/urdu/poets/firaq-gorakhpuri.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/28th-august-1896-renowned-contemporary-urdu-poet-firaq-gorakhpuri-is-born

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1QPOazt4gFo

1997: Arrival to Kaohsiung of the first ship coming directly from Xiamen, Main China. According to the international rules, it displays the Taiwanese flag while entering in the harbor

1998: In Cambodia, Sam Rainsy, who founded the Khmer National Party (KNP), renames it Sam Rainsy Party, because his name is more famous than the one of his party

2001: An explosion destroys a plane of Thai Airways on which Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra was to embark
http://www.b737.org.uk/thai737news.htm
http://www.ntsb.gov/news/press-releases/Pages/Information_on_Thai_Airways_International_Boeing_737_Explosion.aspx

2005: Pyongyang said it is no more committed to the moratorium on its tests of long range missiles as announced in September 1999

2006: After more than two years, the two Koreas resume their military talks at the highest level than ever

2009: Eight Pakistanis are killed and up to six Sri Lankan cricket players wounded by armed men in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2009/03/20093342556242789.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7921430.stm

2010: A court in East Timor sentences 24 rebels to up to 16 years in prison for the attempted assassinations of the country’s president and prime minister in 2008
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2010/03/20103391335435310.html

2014: North Korea deports an Australian missionary detained for spreading Christianity in the country, saying he apologized for his anti-state religious acts and requested forgiveness
http://asiancorrespondent.com/120136/north-korea-deports-australian-missionary/
http://www.theguardian.com/world/video/2014/mar/03/jailed-australian-missionary-reads-confession

2014: China says it has captured the final three suspects in the stabbing rampage at a train station that killed 29 people and injured 143 others. The Ministry for Public Security says the suspects who carried out the attack are part of a terrorist gang led by Abdurehim Kurban
http://www.voanews.com/content/china-captures-remaining-suspects-in-train-station-attack/1862890.html
http://www.euronews.com/2014/03/03/china-ethnic-uighurs-say-they-are-being-harassed-after-train-station-knife-/ 

2014: Expressing “extreme anger” towards the United States government, Afghan President Hamid Karzai has said in an interview that the war in Afghanistan was not fought with his country’s interests in mind
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2014/03/karzai-afghan-war-fought-western-interest-20143353951600289.html

 

Holidays and observances

Hinamatsuri (Dolls Festival) – Japanese celebration day for girls.

Samjinnal (Korea)