Wars, conflicts and strategy on 4 January in Asian history

1951-01-04 Chinois prennent Seoul

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 4 JANUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 4, 2019

1897: In the Philippines, 11 of the 15 Bicol Martyrs are executed in Bagumbayan by the Spanish
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1377/today-in-philippine-history-january-4-1897-11-of-the-15-bicol-martyrs-were-executed-in-bagumbayan
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fifteen_Martyrs_of_Bicol

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k4x2lFGzx94

1945:US jeep-aircraft carrier Ommaney Bay sinks after Japanese kamikaze attack in the Sulu Sea (Philippines)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Ommaney_Bay_(CVE-79)

1945-01-04 Ommaney Bay

1948: Full Independence of Burma from Great Britain. U Nu is named Prime Minister up to June 1956
http://www.findingdulcinea.com/news/on-this-day/On-this-Day–Burma-Declares-Independence-from-Britain.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Independence_Day_(Burma)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/U_Nu

1948-01-04 Indépendance

1948: The territories occupied by the Dutch demand the foundation of the United States of Indonesia

1951: During the Korean war, Chinese and Korean Communist forces retake Seoul
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/january/4/newsid_2494000/2494837.stm
http://mattstodayinhistory.blogspot.fr/2006/01/north-korean-and-chinese-armies-take.html

1951-01-04 Chinois prennent Seoul

1962: Agreement between USA and the government of South Vietnamese president Ngo Dinh Diem: pacification, democratization, liberalization

1964: French Prime Minister  Pierre Messmer offers a military aid to Cambodia

1966: Conference Indo-Pakistani in Tachkent (Soviet Union), up to 10. The two countries restablish their diplomatic relations

1974: South Vietnamese president Thieu announces that war has resumed
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/thieu-announces-war-has-resumed

1975: The first Communist Chinese delegation arrives to Malaysia

1980: President Jimmy Carter announces economic sanctions against Soviet Union which invaded Afghanan on 27 December 1979

2004: Four policemen are killed, a military depot is looted and eighteen schools burned in the Muslim deep south of Thailand, starting a long bloody unrest

2004: Beginning of a diplomatic warming between India and Pakistan after a meeting of the two leaders in Islamabad

2012: The Taliban confirm it has come to an « initial agreement » to open a political office overseas as part of peace talks with the US
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2012/01/201213112718977856.html
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/04/world/asia/taliban-to-open-qatar-office-in-step-toward-peace-talks.html?_r=1&ref=asia

 

Holidays and observances

 Myanmar: Burma’s Independence day



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