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Wars, conflicts and strategy on 12 August in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 12 AUGUST IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Upgrated on August 12, 2019

1281: The fleet of Qubilai Khan is destroyed by a typhoon while approaching Japan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mongol_invasions_of_Japan

1948: United States and the Republic of China recognize the Seoul new government as the one corresponding to the November 14, 1947, resolution of the United Nations

1950: Bloody Gulch massacre during the Korean War. American POWs are massacred by North Korean Army
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bloody_Gulch_massacre

1971: Seoul asks Pyongyang the resumption of negociations between the two Red Cross

1977: Start of Sri Lankan riots of 1977, targeting the minority Sri Lankan Tamil people less than a month after the United National Party came to power. Over 300 Tamils are killed
http://justice4tamils.wordpress.com/2009/09/04/1977-riots-in-sri-lanka/

1978: Signature at Beijing of the Treaty of Peace and Friendship between Japan and the PRC (will enter into force on 23 October)
http://www.taiwandocuments.org/beijing.htm

1978-08-12 Traité paix et amitié

2005: Sri Lanka’s foreign minister, Lakshman Kadirgamar, born on February 12, 1932, is fatally shot by an LTTE sniper at his home
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/4147196.stm