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On 26 October in Asian history

1979-10-26 Pak assasiné

ON 26 OCTOBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on October 26, 2019

1184: In Japan, Battle of Kojima in which Minamoto no Noriyori, with his cavalry attacks a Taira force fleeing by boat towards Shikoku
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Kojima

1491: Birth of Zhengde, Chinese Ming Dynastie emperor (1505-1521) who died on 20 April 1521
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhengde_Emperor
http://www.chinaknowledge.de/History/Ming/personsmingwuzong.html

Emperor Zhengde 2

1597: Battle of Myong-yang, a naval Battle of the War Imjin opposing the Japanese and Korean navy, won by Korean admiral Yi Sun-sin
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Myeongnyang

1633: Death of Horio Tadaharu, Japanese warlord
http://www.wikiwand.com/en/Horio_Tadaharu

1850: Start of the Taiping insurgency in China led by Hong Xiuquan
 http://taipingrebellion.com/
http://www.ibiblio.org/chinesehistory/contents/03pol/c03s02.html

1873: Birth of Abul Kashem Faslul Huq, Bengali statesman who died on  April 27, 1962
http://www.absoluteastronomy.com/topics/A._K._Fazlul_Huq

Abul Kashem Faslul Huq

1890: Birth of Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi, Indian journalist and independence fighter, born on March 25, 1931
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/ganesh-shankar-vidyarthi-biography.html

Ganesh Shankar Vidyarti

1909: Assassination of Prince Hirobumi Ito by an Korean independence  militant
https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/EP19091027.2.57
http://www.historycentral.com/asia/PrinceItoAssassinated.html
https://www.oldtokyo.com/prince-ito-state-funeral-1909/

Ito Hirobumi1909-10-26 Hirobumi Ito

1919: Death of Akashi Motojiro, Japanese general, born on September 1, 1864
http://www.ndl.go.jp/portrait/e/datas/221.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Akashi_Motojiro

1920: End of the Battle of Chingshanli between Japanese and  Korean
 http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Battle_of_Chingshanli

1927: Death of Jūkichi Yagi, Japanese poet, born on February 9, 1898
http://www.poetryinternationalweb.net/pi/site/poet/item/13206/31/Jkichi-Yagi
http://www.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=J%C5%ABkichi%20Yagi

1937: During the sino-japanese war, the strong Nianziguan pass (in the Great Wall) falls to the Japanese

1940: Japan and the Netherlands issue a joint declaration that the  Indies will not be part of the “Co-Prosperity Sphere”

1942: The last U.S. carrier manufactured before America’s entry into  World War II, the Hornet, is damaged so extensively by Japanese war planes in  the Battle of Santa Cruz that it must be abandoned
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/the-united-states-loses-the-hornet
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Santa_Cruz_Islands

1944: After four days of furious fighting, the World War II Battle of  Leyte Gulf, the largest air-naval battle in history, ends with a decisive  American victory over the Japanese
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Leyte_Gulf]

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q9_fvCKFyQY

1947: Hari Singh, the Maharaja of Kashmir asks to his kingdom to join Indian
http://www.jammu-kashmir.com/documents/harisingh47.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/26th-october-1947-maharaja-hari-singh-agrees-to-the-accession-of-jammu-and-kashmir-to-india

1950: India strongly protests the invasion of Tibet by China

1955: Proclamation of the Republic of South Vietnam. Ngo Dinh Diem  declares himself  President of the new Republic
http://ngothelinh.tripod.com/NgoDinhDiem.html
http://ngothelinh.tripod.com/President_Diem_Oct_26_1955.html

1956: South Vietnam promulgates its constitution
http://ngothelinh.tripod.com/President_Diem_Oct_26_Nov_9_1956.html

1959: Birth of François Chau, Cambodian actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fran%C3%A7ois_Chau

1960: Death of Japanese general Toshizo Nishio, born on October 31, 1891
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toshiz%C5%8D_Nishio

1962: After Chinese aggression, India government proclaims State of  emergency

1965: Birth of Aaron Kwok Fu-Shing, Hong Kong singer
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aaron_Kwok
http://men.stareastasia.com/aaron-kwok/

1966: Birth of  Masaharu Iwata,  Japanese composer
http://www.rpgfan.com/features/iwata-interview/index.html

1968: Big battle begins in Tay Ninh Province (Vietnam)

1972: Birth of Miwako Kawai, Japanese actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0442773/
http://www.allmovie.com/work/the-pillow-book-136354

Miwako Kawai

1972: US National security adviser Henry Kissinger declared  “peace is at hand” in Vietnam

1974: Birth of Lisa, Japanese musician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LISA_(Japanese_musician,_born_1974)

1974: Birth of Raveena Tandon, Indian actress
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/topic/Raveena-Tandon

1979: President of South Korea Park Chung-hee is assassinated by the  Intelligence Agency head  Kim Jae-kyu
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/october/26/newsid_2478000/2478353.stm
http://abcnews.go.com/International/south-korean-president-park-chung-hee-assassinated-35/story?id=26433094
http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/special/2012/09/178_75100.html

1979-10-26 Pak assasiné

1985: Birth of Asin Thottumkal, Indian actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asin_Thottumkal

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

 2001: As a reward for their help in the fight against terrorism, Tokyo leaves all the applied sanctions on India and Pakistan after their  nuclear 1998 tests

2003: Death of Kim Yong-sun, a North Korea leader, closed ally of Kim  Jong-il
http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/200310/28/eng20031028_127048.shtml

2004: The final vote count in the Afghan presidential election give a  resounding victory to interim leader Hamid Karzai

2005: Death of Rong Yiren, Chinese vice-president of the Republic  (1993-1998), a friend of Deng Xiaoping and founder of  the China Trust & Investment Corp (CITIC)
https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2005/11/chin-n29.html

Rong Yiren

2007: Death of Khun Sa, a Burman drug lord named as “the Lord f the  Golden Triangle”, born on February 22, 1934
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7069417.stm

2007: Former Philippine president Estrada, sentenced to 40 years, pardoned by president Arroyo, is freed
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7063479.stm
http://newsok.com/philippine-ex-president-estrada-freed/article/3157275
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1321/today-in-philippine-history-october-26-2007-president-arroyo-pardoned-former-president-estrada

2007-10 Arroyo-Estrada

2009: South Korea offers to send humanitarian aid to North Korea, the  first in nearly two years, after a series of conciliatory gestures by its  destitute neighbor
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2009/10/2009102641211430532.html

2010: Death of Mbah Maridjan, Indonesian spiritual leader, born on February 3, 1927
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-pacific-11634824
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mbah_Maridjan

2012: The World Trade Organization (WTO) General Council approves Laos’s membership. Laos first applied for WTO membership in 1997 and will be the last member of ASEAN to join the multilateral trading system

2014: British troops have ended combat operations in Afghanistan as they and US troops handed over two huge adjacent bases to the Afghan military, 13 years after a US-led invasion to topple the Taliban
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2014/10/uk-troops-leave-afghanistan-after-13-years-20141026145324123162.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-29776544

2017: Thailand begins royal cremation for late King Bhumibol Adulyadej
http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/se-asia/200000-thais-gather-around-grand-palace-as-funeral-rites-for-king-bhumibol-begin
http://www.france24.com/en/20171026-thailand-bid-spectacular-final-farewell-late-king-bhumibol-cremation
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-41748220

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qcqDZxt-1wo