WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 28 JUNE IN ASIAN HISTORY
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Updated on June 28, 2018
1919: China is the only one country who refuse to sign the Treaty of Versailles
1921: Russian Red Army troops enter Mongolia
1936: The Japanese puppet state of Mengjiang is formed in northern China
1946: Signature of a Treaty of mutual assistance between USA and the Republic of China
1950: North Korean troops capture Seoul, the capital of South Korea
1950: During the Korean War, suspected communist sympathizers, argued to be between 100,000 and 200,000 begin to be executed in the Bodo League massacre.
1950: North Korean Army conducts Seoul National University Hospital Massacre.
1950: Packed with its own refugees fleeing Seoul and leaving their 5th Division stranded, South Korean forces blow up the Hangang Bridge to in attempt to slow North Korea’s offensive
1951: After the June 23 proposals of Malik, the Soviet representative at United Nations, US general Rigway, commanding the international forces in Korea, says he is ready to talk for a cease-fire
1954: At the end of the visit of Chinese premier Zhou Enlai in India, signature of the Agreement between the PRC and the Republic of India, which include the Five Principles of Peaceful Co-existence (or Panchshell)
1956: Joint communiqué between China and Japan on the repatriation of prisoners of war
1965: In Vietnam, US forces launch their first offensive
1971: Nixon announces a new withdrawal from Vietnam (10,000 soldiers)
1972: US president Richard Nixon announces that draftees will no go to Vietnam
1978: Vietnam becomes a member of Soviet Union led Council for Mutual Economic Assistance (Comecon)
2004: According to a draft agreement, India and Pakistan each country will advice the other before a missile launch and they will open new consulates
2010: The US president has accused China of « wilful blindness » in remaining silent over North Korea’s suspected sinking of a South Korean warship in March
2011: Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel, a hotel popular with Westerners in the Afghan capital, has come under attack by gunmen and suicide bombers.
2015 : The Philippine military confirm that top New People’s Army (NPA) commander Leoncio Pitao, a.k.a Ka Parago, was killed in an encounter in Barangay Pañalum, Paquibato District in Davao
2017: China launches Asia’s biggest, most advanced warship, giving PLA greater reach