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Wars, conflicts and strategy on 13 February in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 13 FEBRUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on February 13, 2019

1565, Spanish conquistador Miguel López de Legazpi and his troops arrived in the Philippines and landed on the shores of Cibabao (present day Samar island).
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/929/today-in-philippine-history-february-13-1565-miguel-l-pez-de-legazpi-landed-on-the-shores-of-cibabao

1739: Battle of Karnal, decisive victory for Nader Shah the emperor of Persia during his invasion of India
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Karnal
http://citymartkarnal.blogspot.fr/2011/05/battle-of-karnal-1739-ad_26.html

1739-02-13 Battle of Karnal

1755: The Treaty of Gijanti reduces remaining Javanese princes to vassals of Dutch East India Company and  allows Dutch to monopolize production of coffee on Java
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Giyanti

1885: In Tonkin, the French capture Langson, defeating the Chinese garrison
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L%E1%BA%A1ng_S%C6%A1n_Campaign
 

1913: Thubten Gyatso, the 13th Dalai Lama, proclaims an edict that reaffirms the independence of Tibet (not recognised by China)
https://tibettalk.wordpress.com/2013/02/14/the-tibetan-declaration-of-independence/

1951: Beginning of the three-day Battle of Chipyong-ni, one of the main battles involving the Chinese in the Korean War
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Chipyong-ni
http://parallelnarratives.com/the-battle-of-chipyong-ni-february-1951/

1951-02-13 Battle of Chipyong-ni

1955: After the evacuation of thousands of ROC forces and civilians by the US Seventh Fleet, Chinese Army take control of Dachen Island and other small islands off Zhejiang

1955-02-13 PLA control de Dachen

1956: Indonesia unilaterally abrogates the association with Netherlands

1968: US sends 10,500 additional soldiers to Vietnam

1971: Backed by American air and artillery support, South Vietnamese troops invade Laos

1996: The Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) launches the people’s war

2004: South Korean National assembly decides to send 3,000 more soldiers to Irak

2007: North Korea agrees to dismantle its main nuclear reactor in Yongbyon for massive deliveries of fuel and other beneficts