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Wars, conflicts and strategy on 18 October in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 18 OCTOBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on October 18, 2019

1561: Fourth Battle of Kawanakajima – Takeda Shingen defeats Uesugi Kenshin in the climax of their ongoing conflicts
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Fourth_Battle_of_Kawanakajima

1565: Ships belonging to the Matsura clan of Japan fail to capture the Portuguese trading carrack in the Battle of Fukuda Bay, the first recorded naval battle between Japan and the West
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Fukuda_Bay

1860: Convention of Beijing putting an end to the Second Opium war. The western forces loot and burn the Imperial Summer Palaces of Qingyi yuan and Yuanming yuan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Convention_of_Peking
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/pekings-summer-palace-destroyed

1860-10-18 Palais d'ete avant

1860-10-18 Palais d'ete après

1907: End of the Second Peace Conference. Signature of the Hague Convention
http://www.icrc.org/ihl.nsf/FULL/195

1952: During the French Vietnam War, Vietminh offensive in Thai zone

1954: The elected representatives of the French establishment in India decide to joint India

1972: Visit of Henry Kissinger to Saigon (up to October 22)

2001: In the frame of the international war against terrorism, for the first time, the Japanese Lower Chamber authorizes, for a short time, the sending of Japanese forces out of the Japan defense line

2011: North Korea and the US are holding talks on restarting efforts to recover the remains of US troops killed during the Korean War, after a six-year halt.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-15348707