Wars, conflicts and strategy on 20 February in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND SRATEGY ON 20 FEBRUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on February 20, 2019

1919: Murder of Habib Ullah Khan, emir of Afghanistan (1901-1919), at 46
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/amir-of-afghanistan-is-assassinated

1932 Japanese troops occupy Tunhua (Dunhua), Jilin province in China
http://www.geographic.org/geographic_names/name.php?uni=-2690577&fid=1241&c=china

1947: Ho Chi Minh sends a letter – via the British Consul – to the French President appealing for peace. He writes « …we want our unity and our independence within the French Union; we want, a just peace which will do honor both to France and to Vietnam »

1976: The South-East Association Treaty Organization (SEATO) is disbanded
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/seato-disbands

2003: For the first time since 1982, a North Korean airplane overflies the South air space on Yellow Sea

2009: Two Tamil Tiger planes bomb the Sri Lankan capital, but one of them is shot down as it flew back towards the country’s north
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7902392.stm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2009_suicide_air_raid_on_Colombo

2014: Families torn apart for more than 60 years — separated by the Korean War — begin to reunite at a mountain resort in North Korea
http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/20/world/asia/koreas-reunion/index.html?hpt=ias_t2 http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-26252563
http://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/heartbreaking-reunion-korean-families-meet-again-after-60-years-n34621
http://www.euronews.com/2014/02/20/sixty-years-on-families-separated-by-the-korean-war-get-a-rare-chance-to-meet/

2018: India successfully test-fires nuclear-capable ballistic missile
http://www.presstv.com/Detail/2018/02/20/553017/India-test-fire
http://www.livemint.com/Science/b3k6C9rvy8dJcgw7C7YXgO/India-test-fires-medium-range-nuclear-capable-AgniII-missil.html

 



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