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Wars, conflicts and strategy on 14 April in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 14 APRIL IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on April 14, 2019

1863: First Treaty of Hue between France and  Annam. Three Vietnamese ports are opened (Tourane, Balat and Quang Yen). Missionary activity is permitted
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Hu%E1%BA%BF_(1863)
http://www.luminous-lint.com/app/home/?action=ACT_SING_IM&p1=498504928496134429183545519

1945: New massive bombing of Tokyo by the US Air forces

1946: Dutch and Indonesian representatives begin talks at Hoge Veluwe in the Netherlands. The talks are unsuccessful

1975: The American airlift of Vietnamese orphans to the United States (Operation Babylift) ends after 2,600 children are transported to America


http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/operation-baby-lift-concludes
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3801399/Incredible-pictures-planes-packed-orphaned-babies-fleeing-war-torn-Vietnam-adoption-U-S-families-controversial-Operation-Babylift.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RXjoLHRy0EQ

1978: Korean Air Lines Boeing 707, fired on by Soviets, crashes in Russia
http://englishrussia.com/2008/06/03/the-korean-boeing/

1979: Afther a short war, Opening of Sino-Vietnamese negotiations in Hanoi (broken on 18)

1988: In Geneva, the Soviet Union signs an agreement paving the way for pulling Russian troops out of Afghanistan
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/april/14/newsid_4419000/4419833.stm
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/soviets-to-withdraw-from-afghanistan

1999: Pakistan test-fired a ballistic missile that was capable of carrying a nuclear warhead and reaching its rival neighbor India

2008: Dhaka-Calcutta passenger train resumes after 43 years
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7345724.stm

2012: The United States has called off plans to send food aid to North Korea, after the impoverished state launched a rocket in defiance of international demands.

Wars, conflits and strategy on 20 December in Asian history

WARS, CONFLITS AND STRATEGY ON 20 DECEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on December 20, 2018

1928: Great-Britain recognizes the Kuomintang government in Nanjing

1941: Japanese troops lands on Mindanao (South Philippines)

1941: First battle of the American Volunteer Group, better known as the « Flying Tigers » in Kunming (China)

http://www.historynet.com/american-volunteer-group-claire-l-chennault-and-the-flying-tigers.htm
http://www.flyingtigersavg.com/

1941: The British start to train some Malaya Communist Party members in guerilla warfare techniques in Singapore

1942: First Bombing of Calcutta by the Japanese

1943: End of the Battle of Changde, which started on 2nd November, with a Chinese victory against the Japanese Invasion army
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Changde

1946: Full-scale guerilla warfare between Vietnam partisans and French troops begins
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/french-crack-down-on-vietnamese-rebels

1960: Foundation of the National Front for the Liberation of South-Vietnam. The purpose is officially to overthrow the dictatorship of Ngo Dinh Diem, then to construct an independent, democratic and neutral South Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/national-liberation-front-formed

1977: Vietnam joins the United Nations

1985: New failure after the fourth round of Geneva indirect negotiations on Afghanistan that started on December 16

1999: Macau, a Portuguese colony since 1557, is reverted to Chinese rule and becomes a Special Administrative Region
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/564984.stm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/571828.stm

2010: Sri Lanka announces that it will allow the UN to send representatives to take part in an investigation into war crimes alleged to have taken place during the country’s civil war. Colombo had previously said that it would not allow a three-member UN panel appointed by Ban Ki Moon to enter Sri Lanka to look into the alleged war crimes
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2010/12/2010121916726441902.html

2012: The Philippine government and communist rebels have agreed on a nationwide truce to help restart peace talks to end one of Asia’s longest-running insurgencies.
http://asiancorrespondent.com/94036/philippine-government-rebels-agree-on-truce/

2017: Burma bans UN human rights investigator from probing anti-Rohingya atrocities
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/burma-un-human-rights-investigator-ban-rohingya-muslims-killings-yanghee-lee-rakhine-state-a8120646.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-42425217