Wars, conflicts and strategy on 29 April in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 29 APRIL IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on April 29, 2018

1661: In the name of Chinese Ming dynasty, rebel anti-Qing general Koxinga starts to occupy Taiwan
http://www.badassoftheweek.com/index.cgi?id=402341815414
http://www.economist.com/blogs/analects/2012/07/how-remember-koxinga

1942: Japanese troops march into Lashio (Burma), cutting off Burma Road
http://www.worldwar2history.info/Burma/Road.html

1951: A Tibetan delegation to the Chinese government is presented with a treaty draft regarding the Chinese occupation of Tibet which will be singned on May 23
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seventeen_Point_Agreement_for_the_Peaceful_Liberation_of_Tibet

1954: China and India agree on the Panchsheel Agreement known as the Five Principles of Peaceful Coexistence
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F978-94-017-6555-8_3
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4332.html

1954-04-29 Panchsheel Agreement

1965: Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) successfully launches seventh rocket in their Rehber series

1965: Australian Prime Minister Menzies announces that, at the request of USA and South Vietnam, he is sending an 800-man battalion to fight in South Vietnam

http://www.skwirk.com/p-c_s-14_u-116_t-314_c-1061/how-australia-entered-the-war/nsw/how-australia-entered-the-war/australia-in-the-vietnam-war-era/why-did-australia-become-involved-in-the-vietnam-war-
http://alphahistory.com/vietnamwar/australian-involvement-in-vietnam/
https://www.awm.gov.au/journal/j32/rabel.asp

1970: 50,000 US and South Vietnamese troops invade Cambodia, where Prince Sihanouk have been ousted on March 18, to hunt Vietcong
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-south-vietnamese-forces-launch-cambodian-incursion

1975: By the Operation Frequent Wind, the last US citizens begin evacuation from Saigon prior to an expected North Vietnamese takeover

http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/ops/frequent_wind.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Frequent_Wind
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/operation-frequent-wind-begins

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J87rgk33X84&feature=relmfu

1975: Vietnam War: The North Vietnamese Army completes its capture of all parts of South Vietnamese-held Spratly (Trường Sa) Islands.

1978: In Afghanistan, the communist rebels claim victory
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/april/29/newsid_2970000/2970317.stm

2005: Historic meeting between Hu Jintao, the General secretary o the Communist Party of China, and Lien Chan, the chairman of the Kuomintang (Taiwan), first meeting between the leader of the two parties since 1949
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2005_Pan-Blue_visits_to_mainland_China

2005-04-29 Lian-Hu

2007: Japanese Supreme Court rejects the request of forced Chinese workers during the Japanese occupation, arguing that by 1972 Sino-Japanese treaty, individuals are denied to look for compensation from Japan

2009: The foreign ministers of France and Britain urge the Sri Lankan government to call a truce in the war with Tamil Tiger separatists to allow tens of thousands of civilians to escape
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2009/04/200942944447881718.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8023925.stm



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