wars, conflicts and strategy on 17 March in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 17 MARCH IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on March 17, 2019

1001: Kiling, the Rajah of Butuan in the island of Mindanao (Philippines) sends a tributary mission to the Song Dynasty of China
http://thebulwaganfoundation.wordpress.com/2010/09/01/the-kingdom-of-butuan/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kingdom_of_Butuan

1824: British and Dutch sign Treaty of London and divide the Indies between themselves. The Dutch claim Sumatra, Java, Maluku, Irian Jaya, and so on. The British claim Malaya and Singapore, and retain an interest in North Borneo. Aceh is supposed to remain independent
http://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/history/events/5005d886-9c27-421e-a22d-44fb5965350c
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anglo-Dutch_Treaty_of_1824

1890: Anglo-Chinese convention of Calcutta (Kolkata), which established the Tibetan renunciation of suzerainty over Sikkim, and delimited the border between Tibet and Sikkim
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sikkim_Expedition
http://www.tibetjustice.org/materials/treaties/treaties9.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/3183.html

1939: The Battle of Nanchang, between the Kuomintang and the Japanese breaks out
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Nanchang
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=178
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/2169.html

1939-03-17 Nanchang battle starts

1942: General MacArthur arrives in Australia to become supreme commander of Allied forces in the southwest Pacific theater during World War II
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/0317.html#article

1959: Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama, flees Lhasa to India


http://content.time.com/time/subscriber/article/0,33009,864579-1,00.html
https://www.dw.com/en/the-fleeing-of-the-dalai-lama-to-india-60-years-ago/av-47830491
https://www.spectator.co.uk/2016/10/how-the-dalai-llama-escaped-tibet-in-1959/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wpyEL_CX7_Q

1964: The U.S. pledges « to furnish assistance and support to South Vietnam for as long as it is required to bring Communist aggression and terrorism under control. »

1968: Anti-Vietnam war demonstration turns violent in London
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/march/17/newsid_2818000/2818967.stm

1970: After My Lai massacre in 1968, the United States Army charges 14 officers with suppressing information related to the incident

2008: Violence spills over Tibet into neighboring provinces
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB120661528938768371.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2008_Tibetan_unrest



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