Wars, conflicts and strategy on 12 October in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 12 OCTOBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on October 12, 2019

1879: British troops occupy Kabul, Afghanistan

1938: The Japanese enter Guangzhou (Canton) until August 16, 1945

1942: Japanese ships retreat after their defeat in the Battle of Cape Esperance (see October 11) with the Japanese commander, Aritomo Goto, dying from wounds
http://ww2db.com/person_bio.php?person_id=38
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Cape_Esperance

1946: Death of General Joseph W. Stilwell, the man who commanded the U.S. and Chinese Nationalist resistance to Japanese incursions into China and Burma
 http://ww2db.com/person_bio.php?person_id=18
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9877.html

1953: Signature of Sino-Soviet agreement in Beijing. Soviet Union withdraws from Port-Arthur (Lüshun)

1962: India decides to expel the Chinese troops from North East Frontier Area (NEFA)

1962: In Beijing, beginning of border talks with Pakistan

1967: US Secretary of State Dean Rusk states during a news conference that proposals by the US Congress for peace initiatives were failed because of North Vietnam’s opposition

1970: US president Richard Nixon announces that the US will withdraw 40,000 more troops from Vietnam before Christmas

1970: Canada establishes diplomatic relations with China

1972: During the Vietnam War, a racial brawl broke out aboard the U.S. aircraft carrier Kitty Hawk. Nearly 50 sailors were injured
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Kitty_Hawk_riot

1988: Commandos of Indian Peace Keeping Force raided the Jaffna University campus to capture the LTTE chief and walked into a trap
http://swarajyamag.com/politics/descent-into-danger-the-jaffna-university-helidrop

1988: Birchandra Manu massacre in Tripura, India
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Birchandra_Manu_massacre

2002: A bomb destroys a nightclub on the Indonesian island of Bali, killing 202 people, many of them foreign tourists. Islamic militants linked to al-Qaida were blamed
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/october/12/newsid_2543000/2543731.stm
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/terrorists-kill-202-in-bali

2008: North Korea says it will resume disablement work at its Yongbyon nuclear complex and allow US and International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) inspections to verify the process after the US said that it would remove Pyongyang from its list of terrorism-sponsoring countries
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2008/10/200810127275116482.html

 

 

 

 

 



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