Wars, conflicts and strategy on 12 February in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 12 FEBRUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on February 12, 2019

1593: During the Japanese invasion of Korea, approximately 3,000 Joseon defenders led by general Kwon Yul successfully repel more than 30,000 Japanese forces in the Siege of Haengju
http://www.samuelhawley.com/imjinarticle2.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Haengju

1881: Russia imposes new border treaty to China

1895: End of the 23 day siege of Weihaiwei (China) by the Japanese. The sino-japanese war is over
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Weihaiwei
http://sinojapanesewar.com/letter.htm
https://firstsinojapanese.weebly.com/battle-of-weihaiwei.html

1895-02-12 Weihaiwei surrender

1904: The Chinese government announced strict neutrality in the Russo-Japanese War
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/1038.html

1927: UK troops arrive in Shanghai to protect the British concession

1955 President Eisenhower sends 1st US advisors to South Vietnam

1966: Sheik Mujibur Rahman announces his famous « six points » in Karachi as election manifesto of Awami League that later led to formation of Bangladesh
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Six_Points

1968: In Vietnam, Phong Nhi and Phong Nhat massacre, by South Korean soldiers
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phong_Nhi_and_Phong_Nhat_massacre
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Phong_Nhi_massacre

1972: Cambodians launch attack to retake Angkor Wat
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/cambodians-launch-attack-to-retake-angkor-wat

1973: The release of U.S. POWs begins in Hanoi as part of the Paris peace settlement
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/release-of-u-s-pows-begins

2003: The United Nations nuclear agency declares North Korea in violation of international treaties. The complaint is sent to the Security Council

2013: North Korea has confirmed that it has carried out its third nuclear test, after international monitors detected seismic activity close to the nation’s nuclear test site
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/northkorea/9864069/North-Korea-confirms-successful-nuclear-est.html
http://www.euronews.com/2013/02/12/north-korea-confirms-third-nuclear-missile-test/

2014: North and South Korean officials held their highest-level talks since 2007, seeking to forge agreements on divisive US-South Korea military exercises and a planned reunion late this month for families divided by the Korean War
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-26131487



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