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Wars, conflicts and strategy on 18 February in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 18 FEBRUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on February 18, 2019

1815: The king Sri Wickrama Rajasinghe of Kandyan kingdom (Ceylon) is captured by the British
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sri_Vikrama_Rajasinha

1857: Insurrection of Chinese in Sarawak, Borneo

1902: During the Philippines-USA War, the Last Holdouts, General Vicente Lukban falls


http://philippineamericanwar.webs.com/thelastholdouts.htm

1932: Japan proclaims Manchukuo (Manchuria) independence
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manchukuo
http://www.crwflags.com/FOTW/FLAGS/cn_j_mk.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t_aZWY2Pm3g&feature=related

1938: Beginning of the bombing of Chongqing by the Japanese airplanes, up to August 23, 1943
https://dirkdeklein.net/2016/06/05/forgotten-history-the-bombing-of-chongqing/
http://timelines.com/1938/2/18/japanese-army-begins-sustained-bombing-of-chongqing

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xkHUvRp9buw

1938: During the Nanking Massacre, the Nanking Safety Zone International Committee is renamed “Nanking International Rescue Committee” and the safety zone in place for refugees falls apart

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Committee_for_the_Nanking_Safety_Zone

1942: The Imperial Japanese Army begins the systematic extermination of perceived hostile elements among the Chinese in Singapore
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sook_Ching
http://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/infopedia/articles/SIP_40_2005-01-24.html

http://fr.slideshare.net/tysjason/japanese-occupation-16372400?related=1

1946: Sailors of the Royal Indian Navy mutiny in Mumbai harbour, from where it would spread throughout British India and involve 78 ships, 20 shore establishments and 20,000 sailors
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_Indian_Navy_Mutiny
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/18-february-1946-mutiny-against-the-british-began-in-the-royal-indian-navy
http://oldphotosbombay.blogspot.fr/2008/07/indian-naval-mutiny-of-1946-against.html

1947: During the First Indochina War, the French gain complete control of Hanoi after forcing the Viet Minh to withdraw to mountains
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Hanoi

1979: Signature of a treaty of peace, amity and cooperation between Vietnam and the Democratic Republic of Kampuchea

1979: The Soviet Union warns China to stop its war against Vietnam before it could be too late

2007: Attack on the Samjhanta Express (Train of the Friendship) between Pakistan and India causing 67 people dead
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2007_Samjhauta_Express_bombings
http://www.dawn.com/news/695646

Holidays and observances

Nepal: National Democracy Day (The 1951 overthrow of the Rana dynasty