Wars, conflicts and strategy on 7 February in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 7 FEBRUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on February 7, 2019

1795: The Prince of Orange, stadhouder-in-exile of the Netherlands, issues a letter to all colonial governors telling them to surrender to the British. (The VOC in Batavia do not comply)

1855: Signature of the Treaty of Shimoda marking the start of official relations between Russia and Japan and joint ownership of Sakhaline Island
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Treaty_of_Shimoda
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Shimoda

1855 Shimoda

1856: The Kingdom of Awadh is annexed by the British East India Company and Wajid Ali Shah, the king of Awadh, is imprisoned and later exiled to Calcutta
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Awadh
http://www.mapsofindia.com/who-is-who/history/nawab-wajid-ali-shah.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wajid_Ali_Shah

1943: The Japanese are driven off Guadalcanal
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guadalcanal_Campaign
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Ke
http://www.britishpathe.com/video/us-retake-guadalcanal-february-1943/query/JAPANESE+WAR

1950: The United States and Great Britain recognize the Vietnam government of Bao Dai, and also Laos and Cambodia
http://avalon.law.yale.edu/20th_century/inch008.asp

1951: During the Korean war, 705 civilians are massacred by the South Korea Army at Sancheong and Hamyang
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sancheong-Hamyang_massacre

1955: Chinese Nationalists start to evacuate Tachen islands under the US protection
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=4&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0CDoQFjAD&url=http%3A%2F%2Fweb.stanford.edu%2Fgroup%2Ftomzgroup%2Fpmwiki%2Fuploads%2F0050-1955-01-K-b-OEP.pdf&ei=iyDVVPSGJITzUtubgMgN&usg=AFQjCNGgw0ZRF3jokUSojqDfVdl-JN1dVA&sig2=EoVHlzhyC5nTIvOdbFx9PA

1955-02-07 evacuation Tachen

1965: First air bombing of North Vietnam by American forces from their Air bases in Thailand
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-jets-conduct-retaliatory-raids

1966: Summit in Honolulu between US president Johnson and his South Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Cao Ky
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/february/7/newsid_2536000/2536257.stm

1967: At the peak of the Cultural Revolution, the Chinese government says it is no more in the capacity of guarantee the security of the Soviets in Beijing

1995: Ramzi Yousef, the mastermind of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing is arrested in Islamabad
http://www.fas.org/irp/world/iraq/956-tni.htm

2011: Thai and Cambodian troops clashed for a fourth day over a disputed border area surrounding a 900-year-old Khmer temple, which both sides claim as their own. Thai nationalists are calling on their government to « reclaim » the area
http://www.france24.com/en/20110207-battle-rages-over-hindu-khmer-temple-thai-cambodian-border-un-security-council
http://www.voanews.com/english/news/asia/Thailand-Cambodia-Dispute-a-Test-for-ASEAN-115471614.html

2011: Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan is promising his government will « tenaciously » pursue the return of four disputed islands from Russia, ahead of a diplomatic mission to Moscow
http://www.voanews.com/english/news/asia/Japanese-PM-Pledges-Tenacious-Effort-to-Recover-Disputed-Islands-115470599.html

2012: Japan and the United States reached a broad agreement to transfer 4,700 U.S. marines stationed in Okinawa Prefecture to Guam, scaling down from the originally planned 8,000, Japanese government sources have said
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-16954599

2016 : North Korea launches Kwangmyŏngsŏng-4 into outer space violating multiple UN treaties and prompting condemnation from around the world
https://www.space.com/31860-north-korea-satellite-launch.html
https://edition.cnn.com/2016/02/06/asia/north-korea-rocket-launch-window/index.html

https://youtu.be/00aCAiVVb1I



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