Wars, conflicts and strategy on 9 February in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 9 FEBRUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on February 9, 2019

1757: Treaty of  Alinagar is concluded in India by the British agent Robert Clive after his recovery of Calcutta on Jan. 2, 1757, from the nawab of Bengal, Siraj-ud-Dawlah. The treaty was the prelude to the British seizure of Bengal
http://en.banglapedia.org/index.php?title=Alinagar_Treaty
http://www.wikiwand.com/en/Treaty_of_Alinagar

1904: During the Russo–Japanese War, Battle of Port Arthur concludes
http://militaryhistory.about.com/od/americancivilwar/p/asjohnston1.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Port_Arthur

1904: Japanese attack Russian ships and land troops at Chemulpo (Inchon), near Seoul, Korea. The Russian ships Variag and Korietz are deliberatory sunk to avoid capture
http://russojapanesewar.com/chemulpo.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Chemulpo_Bay

1904-02-09 variag-damaged

1942: After the Allied force defeat (see 4 February), Japanese troops land near Makassar, South Celebes

1943: Allied authorities declare Guadalcanal secure after Imperial Japan evacuates its remaining forces from the island, ending the Battle of Guadalcanal
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Guadalcanal

1951: During the Korean war, Geochang massacre by south korean army
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geochang_massacre

1955: The US Congress ratifies the Treaty of mutual defense with the Republic of China (Taiwan)
http://avalon.law.yale.edu/20th_century/chin001.asp
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sino-American_Mutual_Defense_Treaty

1965: The first United States combat troops are sent to South Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-sends-first-combat-troops-to-south-vietnam
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/1450.html

2011: Taiwan general Lo Hsien-che held on China spy charges, the highest-ranking officer allegedly involved in espionage in decades. Maj Gen Lo Hsien-che was recruited by China in 2004 while he was stationed in Thailand, the defence ministry said
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-12401472
http://www.france24.com/en/20110209-taiwanese-general-detained-spy-charges-china

2011: Military talks aimed at easing tension between North and South Korea have broken down. North Korea reacts angrily
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-12401126
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/11/world/asia/11korea.html?ref=asia

2015: Afghanistan drone strike ‘kills IS commander Abdul Rauf’. He was a Taliban commander captured by the United States and held at Guantanamo Bay. But he was let go and returned to Afghanistan. Mullah Abdul Rauf went on to become a recruiter for ISIS in Afghanistan.
http://www.euronews.com/2015/02/09/suspected-afghan-isil-leader-killed-by-drone-strike/
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-31290147



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