Wars, conflicts and strategy on 12 April in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 12 APRIL IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on April 12, 2019

1852: In the Second Burmese war, Rangoon is occupied by the British
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Anglo-Burmese_War
http://www.gktoday.in/second-anglo-burmese-war/

1852-04-12  Prise de Rangon

1895: Bonifacio first declaration of the Philippines independence inside a cave at Pamitinan


http://kahimyang.info/kauswagan/articles/1067/today-in-philippine-history-april-12-1895-bonifacio-first-declared-independence-inside-a-cave-pamitinan
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pamitinan_Cave

1927: Kuomintang (Guomindang) starts massacre of Communists in Shanghai
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/April_12_Incident
http://alphahistory.com/chineserevolution/shanghai-massacre/
http://hwcahuffman.weebly.com/shanghai-massacre.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2mOeJjON_iI

1942: Japan kills about 400 Filipino officers during Bataan Death March
http://www.ducksters.com/history/world_war_ii/bataan_death_march.php

1942-04-12 Massacre officiers Philippins

1953: Viet Minh forces invade Laos. Laotian Government requests formal condemnation of Viet Minh aggression

1963: In the confrontation between Indonesia and Malaysia, Indonesian volunteers (in fact regular soldiers) begin to infiltrate Sarawak and Sabah
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indonesia%E2%80%93Malaysia_confrontation

Sarawak et Borneo map

1966: 1st B-52 bombing on North Vietnam

1972: Chinese Ping-Pong team visits U.S. on two-week tour, including White House reception with President Nixon
https://www.ncuscr.org/content/table-tennis-delegation-1972

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qGG50HwYBHo

1973: Establishment of diplomatic relations between Paris and Hanoi

1975: In Cambodia, evacuation of the last Americans. France recognizes the National Union Government (Khmer Rouge and prince Sihanouk)
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-embassy-in-cambodia-evacuated
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/april/12/newsid_2524000/2524143.stm

2001: In Indonesia, President Wahid authorizes the resumption of military operations against the separatists in Aceh 

2016: For the first time since the end of World War II, Japanese destroyers dropped anchor at a Vietnamese port, signifying the two nations’ defense cooperation



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