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Wars, conflicts and strategy on 19 May in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 19 MAY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on May 19, 2019

639: Ashina Jiesheshuai, a Turkish general of the Tang dynasty, and his tribesmen fail to kill Emperor Tai zong at summer Jiucheng Palace
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ashina_Jiesheshuai

Kursad ou Jiesheshuai

1542: As its king Minkhaung surrenders, the Prome Kingdom falls to the Taungoo Dynasty in present-day Burma
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prome_Kingdom
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minkhaung_of_Prome

1883: French Commandant Rivière is killed in the battle of Paper Bridge against the Chinese Black Flags in Tonkin
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Paper_Bridge
http://warfarehistorian.blogspot.fr/2013/12/battle-of-paper-bridge-1883-frances-ill.html
http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&d=ESD18830802.2.15
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henri_Rivi%C3%A8re_(naval_officer)

1929: General Feng Yu-Xiang of China declares war on Chiang Kai-shek government
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Feng_Yuxiang

1941: Viet Minh, a communist coalition is formed at Cao Bằng Province, Vietnam
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/Asian_History_Terms_U_to_Z/g/Who-Were-the-Viet-Minh.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Viet_Minh

1951: US begins counter offensive in Korea

1954: Signature of an mutual assistance treaty between USA and Pakistan

1959: The North Vietnamese Army establishes Group 559, whose responsibility is to determine how to maintain supply lines to South Vietnam; the resulting route is the Ho Chi Minh trail
http://www.wikiwand.com/en/Group_559
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Group_559

1964: In Laos, US Air Force begins Operation Yankee Team
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yankee_Station#Yankee_Team_beginnings

1967: US bomb Hanoi

1972: South Vietnamese fight to open road to An Loc
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/south-vietnamese-fight-to-open-road-to-an-loc

2002: East-Timor independence ceremony, effective on 20 May, 0 :am with UN general secretary Kofy Annan, Bill Clinton and Indonesian president Megawati Sukarnoputri
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/1996673.stm