Wars, conflicts and strategy on 23 January in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 23 JANUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 23, 2019

971: In China, the war elephant corps of the Southern Han are soundly defeated at Shao by crossbow fire from Song Dynasty troops. The Southern Han state is forced to submit to the Song Dynasty
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Southern_Han

1899: Inauguration of the First Philippines Republic in Molocos with Emilio Aguinaldo as first president
http://kahimyang.info/kauswagan/articles/895/today-in-philippine-history-january-23-1899-the-malolos-republic-was-inaugurated-in-malolos-bulacan
http://www.loc.gov/rr/hispanic/1898/aguinaldo.html
http://filipino.biz.ph/history/republic.html
http://philippineamericanwar.webs.com/thephilippinerepublic.htm

1912: International Opium Convention signed by many countries including China and Siam
http://www.unodc.org/unodc/en/frontpage/the-1912-hague-international-opium-convention.html
http://www.worldlii.org/int/other/LNTSer/1922/29.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Opium_Convention

1942: Battle of Rabaul won by the Japanese on Australians. First fighting of the New Guinea campaign
https://ipfs.io/ipfs/QmXoypizjW3WknFiJnKLwHCnL72vedxjQkDDP1mXWo6uco/wiki/Battle_of_Rabaul_(1942).html
http://www.kokodahistorical.com.au/index.php/history/rabaul-1942

1942-01-23 Rabaul carte

 

1943: The Battle of Mount Austen, the Galloping Horse, and the Sea Horse on Guadalcanal during the Guadalcanal campaign end
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Mount_Austen,_the_Galloping_Horse,_and_the_Sea_Horse
https://ospreypublishing.com/blog/sunday-photo—battle-of-mount-austen–the-galloping-horse–and-the-sea-horse/
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Mount_Austen,_the_Galloping_Horse,_and_the_Sea_Horse

1950: Captain Westerling takes Bandung (Java) in a coup attempt
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/APRA_coup_d%27%C3%A9tat
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raymond_Westerling

1964: Indonesia and Malaysia accept a cease-fire in their not-declared war

1968: US war ship Pueblo is captured by North Korean navy on spying charges. The crew will be held for 11 months



http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/uss-pueblo-captured
http://edition.cnn.com/2018/01/20/asia/north-korea-uss-pueblo-intl/index.html
http://www.usatoday.com/story/nation/2014/01/01/pueblo-north-korea-act-of-war-cheevers/4277449/
http://www.usspueblo.org/

1973: President Nixon announces that a cease-fire agreement has been signed with North Vietnam
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/january/23/newsid_2506000/2506549.stm
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/nixon-announces-peace-settlement-reached-in-paris

2002: The Indonesian  forces kill the military commander of Aceh Free Movement (GAM), Abdullah Syafei
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/low/asia-pacific/1778401.stm

2003: North Korea announces that it would consider sanctions as act of war for North Korea’s reinstatement of its nuclear program

2013: Pyongyang tells UN, it will pursue its nuclear programme. UN Security Council votes unanimously (China included) to boost sanctions against the Stalinist regime for pursuing its rocket programme. For Pyongyang, the decision is undemocratic and unrealistic; denuclearisation will come when the whole world does it.
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Pyongyang-tells-UN,-it-will-pursue-its-nuclear-programme-26944.html
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/northkorea/9819976/North-Korea-vows-to-strengthen-nuclear-programme-after-UN-sanctions.html

2014: The taiwanese president Ma Ying-jeou starts a travel to Sao Tome and Principe, and Burkina Faso — two of the only three African countries that now officially recognise Taipei after Gambia cut off ties in November
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1400455/taiwan-president-ma-launches-charm-offensive-protect-remaining-diplomatic
http://www.dw.com/en/taiwans-diplomatic-charm-offensive/a-17380254



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