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Wars, conflicts and strategy on 27 April in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 27 APRIL IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on April 27, 2019

1521: Magellan is killed in the Philippines island of Mindanao, in the Battle of Mactan, by natives led by chief Lapu-Lapu
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1452/today-in-philippine-history-april-26-1521-datu-zula-sent-to-magellan-one-of-his-sons-with-two-goats-as-present-the-battle-of-mactan
http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/magellan.htm

1644: Beijing falls to forces led by rebel Li Zicheng
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Li_Zicheng

1975: Saigon is encircled by North Vietnamese troops

1978: In Kabul, a coup is initiated by Hafizullah Amin while he is under house arrest and the People Democratic Party of Afghanistan gains control of the country and thrown out President Sardar Mohammed Daoud who will be killed


http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/afghan-president-is-overthrown-and-murdered
https://www.nytimes.com/2009/02/01/world/asia/01afghan.html

2001: In Oslo, opening of four-day talks between the Philippine government and the communist guerilla. Next meeting is fixed on June

2008: Nepal Maoist said they will not play China or India card

2014: India successfully test-fires an anti-ballistic missile capable of intercepting targets outside the earth’s atmosphere, a major step in development of a missile defence system that is available to only a handful of nations
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2014/04/india-tests-high-altitude-interceptor-missile-20144279237382117.html

2014: The United States and the Philippines have reached a 10-year pact that would allow a larger US military presence in this south-east Asian nation as it grapples with increasingly tense territorial disputes with China, White House officials said
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/apr/27/philippines-us-military-presence-china-dispute