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Wars, conflicts and strategy on 14 May in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 14 MAY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on May 14, 2019

1868: In Japan, during the Boshin War, end of the Battle of Utsunomiya Castle, former shoghunate forces withdraw northward to Aizu by way of Nikko
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Utsunomiya_Castle

1935: The Filipinos ratify the 1935 constitution after independence agreement with USA
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1128/today-in-philippine-history-may-14-1935-the-constitution-of-the-philippines-was-ratified
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1781/the-1935-philippine-constitution

1943: Sinking of the Australian Hospital Ship Centaur off the coast of Queensland, by a Japanese submarine


https://www.awm.gov.au/articles/encyclopedia/centaur
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AHS_Centaur
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1242266/Centaur-Wreck-Australian-World-War-II-hospital-ship-torpedoed-Japanese-67-years.html

1944: During Burma Campaign, British troops including Indian infantry occupy Kohima


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Kohima
http://www.burmastar.org.uk/burma-campaign/battle-histories/the-battle-of-kohima/
https://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/22/world/asia/a-largely-indian-victory-in-world-war-ii-mostly-forgotten-in-india.html?_r=0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8e0rtSsOTRI

1945: Kamikaze-Zero strikes US aircraft carrier Entreprise during Okinawa Battle
http://www.navweaps.com/index_tech/tech-042.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Enterprise_(CV-6)

1965: In Sri Lanka, Rohana Wijeweera, founds the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) or People’s Liberation Front
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rohana_Wijeweera
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Janatha_Vimukthi_Peramuna

1969: US President Richard Nixon proposes a simultaneously of all the foreign troops from South Vietnam. Hanoi and National Liberation Front refuses
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/president-nixon-responds-to-national-liberation-front-proposal

1975: US forces raid Cambodian island od Koh Tang to free Mayaguez ship
http://www.usmm.org/mayaguez.html

1976 : Adoption of the Vaddukoddai Resolution of the Tamil United Liberation Front declaring the Tamil Eelam, a separate and independent nation
http://asiantribune.com/node/88965

1976: India and Pakistan restore diplomatic relations cut in 1971

1985: In Anuradhapura (Sri Lanka) saint Buddhist city, Tamil separatist open fire in the streets, killing at least 145 inhabitants

1998: Japan, main provider of aid, postpones its aid to India as a retaliation against its nuclear tests

1999: US President Bill Clinton apologizes to Chinese president Jiang Zemin for the accidental Nato bombing of the Chinese embassy in Belgrade (Yugoslavia) six days earlier
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/clinton-apologizes-to-chinese-leader-for-embassy-bombing
http://edition.cnn.com/WORLD/europe/9905/10/kosovo.china.02/
 

1999: North Korea returned the remains of six U.S. soldiers that had been killed during the Korean War

2001: To help reconciliation in Korean peninsula, European Union decides to have diplomatic relations with North Korea. Only Ireland and France have not established relations with Pyongyang

2009: In Sri Lanka, the army thwarts what would have been one of the last LTTE counter attacks on troops now positioned south of the no firing zone
http://www.island.lk/2009/05/14/news1.html

2015 : Japan’s Cabinet endorses a set of defense bills allowing the country’s military to go beyond its self-defense stance and play a greater role internationally, a plan that has split public opinion
http://www.euronews.com/2015/05/14/japan-cabinet-approves-draft-laws-to-expand-military-role/
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-32735359