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Wars, conflicts and strategy on 13 April in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 13 APRIL IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on April 13, 2019

1592: A force of 7,000 Japanese sailed to the port of Busan, on Korea’s southeast coast and sack  the city after a short siege

1842: During the First Afghan War, end of the siege of Jellalabad, an enormous boost to the British in India
http://britishbattles.com/first-afghan-war/siege-jellalabad.htm

1904: A squadron of the Russian fleet is decoyed out of Port Arthur by Japanese maneuvers, when they realize they are sailing into a trap; their battleship Petropavlovsk hits a mine and sinks, with a loss of 700 men
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russian_battleship_Petropavlovsk_(1894)

1904-04-13 Petropavlovsk explodes

1919: In India, Amitsar massacre by the British. Around 1000 are killed including women and children

https://www.tes.com/lessons/bNhBksb4VLl28g/the-amritsar-massacre-1919
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jallianwala_Bagh_massacre
http://www.postcolonialweb.org/india/history/colonial/massacre.html
https://sites.google.com/site/gandhipedia/amritsar

1939: In India, the Hindustani Lal Sena (Indian Red Army) is formed and vows to engage in armed struggle against the British

1941: Neutrality pact is signed by Soviet Union and Japan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soviet%E2%80%93Japanese_Neutrality_Pact
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/japan-and-ussr-sign-nonaggression-pact

1972: Three North Vietnamese divisions attack An Loc, the capital of Binh Long Province 65 miles northwest of Saigon, taking half the city after a day of close combat 
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/north-vietnamese-launch-major-attack-on-an-loc

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fCTdsKQYAw8

1984: India moves into Siachen Glacier (Operation Meghdoot) thus annexes more territory from the Line of Control
http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/war/siachen.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SvtgAM_l54g

1987: The Joint Declaration on the Question of Macau by the governments of the People’s Republic of China and the Portuguese Republic is formally signed by the Prime Ministers of both governments in Beijing. Macao will come back to China as an special administrative region on December 20, 1999
http://bo.io.gov.mo/bo/i/88/23/dc/en/default.asp

1987-04-13 Signature retour

2009: The UN Security Council unanimously condemns North Korea for its long-range rocket launch on 5 April and agrees to tighten existing sanctions against Pyongyang

2013: US Secretary of State John Kerry and China’s foreign policy chief Yang Jiechi say that both countries are committed to the denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula in a « peaceful manner » following talks in Beijing
http://www.france24.com/en/20130413-usa-china-committed-nuclear-free-korean-peninsula-north-south-kerry
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-22131316 http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/apr/13/north-korea-south-kim-missiles
http://news.nationalpost.com/2013/04/13/john-kerry-gets-china-commitment-to-help-rid-north-korea-of-nuclear-weapons/