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wars, conflicts and strategy on 26 April in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 26 APRIL IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on April 26, 2019

1898: After the United States declared war on Spain the day before, Commodore George Dewey’s squadron calling in the port of Hong Kong is ordered to “capture or destroy the Spanish squadron,” which was based in Manila, Philippines

1945: During the World War II, Filipino troops of the 66th Infantry Regiment, Philippine Commonwealth Army, USAFIP-NL and the American troops of the 33rd and 37th Infantry Division, United States Army are liberated in Baguio City
https://www.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=Battle%20of%20Baguio%20(1945)&item_type=topic
http://www.pacificwrecks.com/provinces/philippines_baguio.html

1953: In Korea War, Panmunjong negotiations resume after six months

1954: The Geneva conference , an effort to restore peace in Indochina and Korea begins

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/geneva-conference-begins

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yI6C_WSCp4U

1975: The final offensive of the Ho Chi Minh campaign to full victory is launched

1984: US president Ronald Reagan lands in China at the start of a six-day state visit, the first by an American president since 1972
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/april/26/newsid_4464000/4464785.stm
http://www.c-span.org/video/?107544-1/president-reagan-china

1984-04-28 Deng-Reagan in Beijing

1996: Establishment of the Shanghai Five (China, Russia and three others countries) renamed Shanghai Cooperation Organisation in 2001
http://www.comw.org/cmp/fulltext/0110jia.htm
http://en.people.cn/200007/06/eng20000706_44803.html

2011: A senior al-Qaeda leader, NATO’s second most wanted fighter in the country, was killed in an airstrike in eastern Kunar province, bordering. Abu Hafs al-Najdi, also known as Abdul Ghani, a Saudi Arabian, was killed 12 days ago in Dangam district, an ISAF statement said
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2011/04/201142610015549290.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-13193634

2011: Tens of thousands of civilians died in the final phase of Sri Lanka’s civil war – most of them killed in shelling by government forces, a UN panel says. In a report on possible war crimes in the last months of the war in 2009, the panel also says Tamil Tiger rebels used civilians as human shields
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-13190576

2012: The U.S. and Japanese governments say that they will move about 9,000 Marines off Okinawa to other bases in the Western Pacific, in a bid to remove a persistent irritant in the relationship between the two allies.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/us-comes-to-agreement-with-japan-to-move-9000-marines-off-okinawa/2012/04/26/gIQA1seKkT_story.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-17865198

2014: President Barack Obama has become the first U.S. president to visit Malaysia in nearly half a century. Obama is the first American leader to set foot in Malaysia since President Lyndon Johnson came here in 1966
http://www.voanews.com/content/obama-in-malaysia-on-third-leg-of-asian-tour/1901699.html http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/apr/26/barack-obama-visits-malaysia-us-economy-security