Wars, conflicts and strategy on 26 February in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 26 FEBRUARY IN ASIAN

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Updated on February 26, 2019

1233: During the Mongol–Jin War, the Mongols capture Kaifeng, the capital of the Jin Dynasty, after besieging it for months

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mongol_siege_of_Kaifeng

1876: Japan and Korea sign a treaty granting Japanese citizens extraterritoriality rights, opening three ports to Japanese trade, and ending Korea’s status as a tributary state of Qing Dynasty China
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japan%E2%80%93Korea_Treaty_of_1876

1936: Attempted coup d’état by the ultranationalist Kodo-ha faction of the Imperial Japanese Army in which two formers prime ministers are killed

1936-02-26 Incident

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/February_26_Incident
http://www.ndl.go.jp/modern/e/cha4/description07.html

1965: The first contingent of South Korean troops arrives in Saigon
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/first-south-korean-troops-arrive

1966: The ROK Capital Division of the South Korean Army massacres 380 unarmed civilians in South Vietnam

http://english.hani.co.kr/arti/english_edition/e_international/734596.html
https://wn.com/go_dai_massacre

1968: Allied troops who had recaptured the imperial capital of Hue from the North Vietnamese during the Tet Offensive discover the first mass graves in Hue
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/mass-graves-discovered-in-hue

1973: Opening at Paris of the International Conference on Vietnam
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/2048.html

1993: World Trade Center bomb terrorises New York
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/february/26/newsid_2516000/2516469.stm
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/world-trade-center-bombed
https://www.fbi.gov/news/stories/2008/february/tradebom_022608

2008: The New York Philharmonic Orchestra performs a landmark concert in North Korea
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7264210.stm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2008_New_York_Philharmonic_visit_to_North_Korea

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iw1x3uTYpy4



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