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Wars, conflicts and strategy on 2 December in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 2 DECEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on December 2, 2018

1228: Thai Prince Sukaphaa reaches Assam after a 13-year expedition from Mong Mao (southern China) and begins the task of establishing the Ahom kingdom (current Assam)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sukaphaa

1757: In India, lead by Robert Clive, the British retake Calcutta
http://www.bricklanecircle.org/robert-clive.html

1878: During the Second Afghan War, Battle of Peiwar Kotal won by the British
http://britishbattles.com/second-afghan-war/peiwar-kotal.htm
http://www.britishempire.co.uk/forces/armycampaigns/indiancampaigns/peiwarkotal.htm

1878-12-02 Battle of Peiwar Kota

1899: Death of Gregorio del Pilar, Filipino general killed at the Battle of Tirad Pass against US forces, born on November 14, 1875
http://filipinoscribbles.wordpress.com/tag/battle-of-tirad-pass/
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/790/today-in-philippine-history-december-2-1899-the-battle-of-tirad-pass-took-place
http://opmanong.ssc.hawaii.edu/filipino/triad.html

1899-12-02 Battle of Tirad Pass

1940: The Thai government closes its delegation in France and a French  patrol ship is attacked by a Thai airplane

1941: Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto sends his fleet to Pearl Harbor
http://militaryhistory.about.com/od/naval/p/Yamamoto.htm

1954: Mutual defense treaty between the Republic of China (Taiwan) and  the United States
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/december/2/newsid_3760000/3760378.stm
http://avalon.law.yale.edu/20th_century/chin001.asp

1954-12-02-traite-de-defense-usa

1962: Vietnam War: After a trip to Vietnam at the  request of US President John F. Kennedy, US Senate Majority Leader Mike  Mansfield becomes the first American official not to make an optimistic public  comment on the war’s progress

1971: Indian offensive in East Pakistan (up to 16)

1975: Mao meets US president Gerald Ford in Beijing
http://www.bjreview.com.cn/special/obamachinavisit/2009-11/20/content_230687.htm
 

1975: In Laos, the government of Prince Souvanna Phouma is dissolved.  Abdication of King  Savang Vatthana and  the monarchy is abolished. The country becomes a people’s democratic republic  with Souphanouvong as president and Kaysone Phomvihane as prime minister
http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1243&dat=19751203&id=IJBYAAAAIBAJ&sjid=HPgDAAAAIBAJ&pg=6704,303233
http://books.google.fr/books?id=jEGwwJjEbjkC&pg=PA27&lpg=PA27&dq=Lao+monarchy+abolished&source=bl&ots=Umt6gjRc0A&sig=ngZBRFO4YFRhjp6KcexzxuTGXf4&hl=fr&sa=X&ei=17J8VMTaB8jeat2igNAO&ved=0CFkQ6AEwCA#v=onepage&q=Lao%20monarchy%20abolished&f=false
http://www.flickr.com/photos/50543960@N00/2880566689

1989: At the town of Had Yai in Southern Thailand, Chin Peng, communist leader,  signs separate peace agreements between the MCP and both governments. The MCP  laid down its arms

2002: Visit of Vladimir Putin in China. The two countries ask North Korea to abandon its nuclear program
http://www.asianresearch.org/articles/1075.html