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ON 13 OCTOBER IN JAPAN’S HISTORY To see another date, on Internet (Google…) type “On (date + month) in Japan’s history” Updated on October 13, 2019 1282: Death of Nichiren, a Japanese Buddhist monk founder of Nichiren Buddhism, (see October 12) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nichiren 1938: Chinese troops withdrew from the Wanjialing area in Jiangxi, China, the site of a large victory three days prior on Japanese 106th division. 1941: Birth of Tadao Ando, Japanese architect http://www.designboom.com/eng/interview/ando.html 1950: Japan cancels the early plan to purge 10,000 persons in the frame of the post-war purges 1973: Birth of Nanako Matsushima, Japanese actress http://yummycelebrities.com/2005/11/25/matsushima-nanako-profile-and-biography/ 2012: Death of Tomonobu Imamichi, Japanese philosopher, born on November 22, 1922 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tomonobu_Imamichi 2012: Death of Saiichi Maruya, Japanese author and critic, born on August 27, 1925 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saiichi_Maruya 2013: Death of Takashi Yanase, Japanese poet and illustrator, created Anpanman , born on February 6, 1919 http://www.tributes.com/obituary/read/Takashi-Yanase-96540698

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ON 22 APRIL IN ASIAN HISTORY To see another date, on Internet (Google…), type “On (day + month) in Asian history” Updated on April 22, 2019 1395: During the Tokhtamysh–Timur war, Battle of the Terek River: Timur defeats Tokhtamysh of the Golden Horde at the Volga. The Golden Horde capital city, Sarai, is razed to the ground and Timur installs a puppet ruler on the Golden Horde throne http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/battles_terek_river.html https://war-history.blogspot.com/2011/08/tokhtamyshtimur-war.html 1887 : Birth of Mateo Capinpin, Filipino Brigadier General https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1639/today-in-philippine-history-april-22-1887-mateo-capinpin-was-born-in-morong-rizal 1912: Tsinghua University, one of mainland China’s leading universities, is founded http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tsinghua_University 1912: Birth of Kaneto Shindo, Japanese director (some sources say February 28), who died on May 29, 2012 http://www.guardian.co.uk/film/2012/jun/22/kaneto-shindo-japanese-film http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kaneto_Shindo http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0793881/bio http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BYyx0SwbsR8 1914: Birth of Baldev Raj Chopra, Indian director and producer who died onNovember 5, 2008 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baldev_Raj_Chopra https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2-GAO4_54MQ 1916: Birth of Kanan Devi, Indian actress and singer who died on July 17, 1992 http://www.kanandevi.com/ http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/22-april-1916-kanan-devi-first-star-of-bengali-cinema-was-born http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UQl82p4JZh0 1924: Birth of Nam Duck-woo, South Korean politician, 12th Prime Minister of South Korea (1980-1982) who died on May 18, 2013 http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr/national/2013/05/19/78/0301000000AEN20130519000600315F.HTML?736def88 1930: The United Kingdom, Japan and the United States sign the London Naval Treaty, regulating submarine warfare and limiting shipbuilding http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/London_Naval_Treaty http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HljPVBVSwcE 1930: British troops battle pro-independence revolutionaries in the Jalalabad hills near Chittagong in Bengal province, British India leaving 80 troops and 12 revolutionaries dead http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chittagong_armoury_raid http://shantigrouprealhistory.blogspot.fr/2011/01/real-forgotten-heroes-fight-at.html http://rightlog.in/2016/04/victory-forgotten-battle-jalalabad-hills/ 1940: Rear Adm Joseph Taussig testifies before US Senate Naval Affairs Committee that war with Japan is inevitable 1944: US forces invade … Continue reading

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WARS, CONFLITS AND STRATEGY ON 2 JULY IN ASIAN HISTORY Updated on July 2, 2018 1582: Japanese General Akechi Mitsuhide, who forced Oda Nobugana to suicide, is defeated and killed in the Battle of Yamazaki http://www.samurai-archives.com/mitsuhide.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Yamazaki 1962: Soviet Union reaffirms on an  equivocal way its support to China on Taiwan affair 1967: The U.S. Marine Corps launched Operation Buffalo in response to the North Vietnamese Army’s efforts to seize the Marine base at Con Thien http://www.amtrac.org/1atbn/Battles/OpBuffalo.asp http://www.leatherneck.com/forums/showthread.php?10535-Operation-Buffalo http://www.criticalpast.com/products/location_history/Con_Thien_Vietnam/1960/1967 1972: At Simla (India), Indian and Pakistani premiers Indira Gandhi and Ali Bhutto sign a peace agreement after their third war http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/july-2-1972-shimla-treaty-is-signed-between-indira-gandhi-and-zulfikar-ali-bhutto http://www.jammu-kashmir.com/documents/simla.html 1976: North and South Vietnam are reunified. The Socialist Republic of Vietnam is proclaimed http://vietnamwardv.weebly.com/socialist-republic-of-vietnam-claimed.html  2004: Asean Regional Forum (ARF) accepts Pakistan as the 24th member  

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