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Wars, conflicts and strategy on 16 October in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 16 OCTOBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on October 16, 2019

1866: In Korea, after the killing of French missionaries, a group of 170 French marines, belonging to Admiral Pierre-Gustave Roze expedition, land on Ganghwa island, seize the fortress which controls the Han river, and occupy the fortified city of Ganghwa itself
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_Campaign_against_Korea,_1866

1868 : Denmark ends its involvement in India by selling the rights to the Nicobar Islands to the British
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Danish_India

1900: Great Britain and Germany sign the Anglo-German Treaty, in which they agree to maintain the territorial integrity of China and support the ‘open door’ policy called for by US secretary of State. France and Russia will adhere few days later
http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/14355598

1901: Baron Hayashi of Japan begins negotiations in London to make an alliance with the British and strengthen Japan’s position against Russians

1934: Start of the Chinese Communist Party one year and four days Long March

1934-longue-marche
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/asianhistoryfaqs/f/longmarch.htm
https://randyroberts.wordpress.com/2008/10/16/on-this-day-10-16-2008-the-long-march/
http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/long_march_1934_to_1935.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P-QRcQXX_Ck

1951: Assassination of Liaquat Ali Khan, the first PM of Pakistan
http://www.thefridaytimes.com/tft/killing-liaquat-ali-khan/
http://www.countercurrents.org/ghazali180415.htm

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

1954: In Vietnam, a national congress, convened in Saigon by Bao Dai, refuses the adhesion to the French Union Française “under its current form”
http://www.factmonster.com/ce6/history/A0819671.html

1964: PRC detonates its first nuclear weapon


https://www.ctbto.org/specials/testing-times/16-october-1964-first-chinese-nuclear-test
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/china-joins-a-bomb-clubhttp://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9993.html

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

1967: John Baez is arrested in Vietnam protest
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/october/16/newsid_2535000/2535301.stm

1975: The Balibo Five, a group of Australian-based television journalists based in the town of Balibo in the then Portuguese Timor (now East Timor), are killed by Indonesian troops
http://www.naa.gov.au/collection/fact-sheets/fs238.aspx
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-10-21/balibo-five-investigation-dropped-by-afp/5828814

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V3qN7el001Q

1979: First official visit of Afghan president Babrak Karmal to  Moscow

2006: In Sri Lanka Tamil rebels ram a truck packed with explosives into a convoy of military buses, killing at least 103 people and wounding 150 more in one of the deadliest insurgent attacks since the 2002 cease-fire.
 
 2010: Demonstrations are held in China and Japan about islands claimed by both countries in the East China Sea
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-11558882

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