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Wars, conflicts and strategy on 21 October in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 21 OCTOBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on October 21, 2019

1600: Tokugawa Ieyasu defeats the leaders of rival Japanese clans in the Battle of Sekigahara, which marks the beginning of the Tokugawa shogunate, who in effect rule Japan until the mid-nineteenth century. The last shogunate of Japan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Sekigahara
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Battle_of_Sekigahara

1727: Sino-Russian accord of Kyakhta to correct boundaries
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Kyakhta_(1727)

1895: Japanese forces in Taiwan take Tainan, capital of the short-lived Republic of Formosa
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capitulation_of_Tainan_(1895)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Republic_of_Formosa
http://cta.yam.org.tw/cta31.htm

1920: Beginning of the Battle of Changshanli, between Japanese and Korean, until 26
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Battle_of_Chingshanli

1938: The Japanese troops take Canton (Guangzhou), in China
http://www.bunton.id.au/china40y/chap5.html
http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675025102_Canton-Battle_gun_attack
http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675025105_Canton-Capture_soldiers_march

1938-10-21 Canton burning
1943: The Provisional Government of Free India is formally declared by Subhas Chandra Bose
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/21st-october-1943-subhas-chandra-bose-announced-the-provisional-government-of-free-india
http://www.hindujagruti.org/articles/47_subhash-chandra-bose.html

netaji-subhas-chandra-bose

1944: In the first kamikaze attack, HMAS Australia is hit by a Japanese plane carrying a 200 kg (441 pound) bomb off Leyte Island, as the Battle of Leyte Gulf began
http://www.j-aircraft.com/research/rdunn/hms_aust/first_kam.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BP3LKla583g

1950:Heavy fighting begins between British and Australian forces from the 27th British Commonwealth Brigade and the North Korean 239th Regiment during the Battle of Yongju
http://dbpedia.org/page/Battle_of_Yongju
https://www.awm.gov.au/visit/exhibitions/korea/operations/yongju

1959: Border incident in Ladakh (Kashmir) between Chinese and Indian troops

1967: Thousands of demonstrators marched in Washington DC, in opposition to the Vietnam War

1970: Japan publishes its first White Paper on defense

1972: North Vietnam president Phan Van Dong says he is ready to accept a cease-fire as a first step towards a settlement to the Vietnam war

1972: Bilateral negotiations between China and Soviet Union resume at Moscow

1987: Jaffna hospital massacre is carried out by Indian Peace Keeping Force in Sri Lanka killing 70 ethnic Tamil patients, Doctors & Nurses
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jaffna_hospital_massacre

1994: North Korea and the United States sign an agreement that requires North Korea to stop its nuclear weapons program and agree to inspections, putting an end to the first nuclear crisis
http://www.armscontrol.org/factsheets/agreedframework
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agreed_Framework

2002: North Korea says that the 1994 nuclear agreement with the United States is void following a U.S. decision to suspend deliveries of fuel oil

2003: North Korea rejected U.S. President Bush’s offer of a written pledge not to attack in exchange for the communist nation agreeing to end its nuclear weapons program

2008: India and Pakistan open a historic trade link across divided Kashmir for the first time in six decades. The route represents an attempt to solve the long-running dispute over the region by creating “soft borders” allowing the free movement of goods and people
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2008/10/20081021123032900873.html

2011: US and N Korea reach deal over missing troops
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2011/10/20111022101237641920.html