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Wars, conflicts and strategy on 4 February in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 4 FEBRUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on February 4, 2019

1899: The Philippines-American War begins
http://philippineamericanwar.webs.com/filamwarbreaksout.htm
https://history.state.gov/milestones/1899-1913/war
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/913/today-in-philippine-history-february-4-1899-marked-the-start-of-the-filipinoamerican-war

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9WxrAjiATMk&feature=related

1922: By the «Shantung Treaty» the territory of Kiaochow (Jiaozhou) in Shantung (Shandong) is returned to China by Japan. The area had been leased by Germany in 1898, but seized by Japan at the outbreak of war in 1914
http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1E1-Kiaochow.html
http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/4707399

1932: Japan occupies Harbin (Manchuria)

1932-02-04 Japonais entrent Harbin

1942: Battle of Makassar (Indonesia) won by the Japanese on Dutch
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Makassar_Strait
http://www.nww2m.com/2012/02/the-battle-of-makassar-strait/

http://pwencycl.kgbudge.com/M/a/Makassar.htm

1945: Start of the Yalta Conference, foreshadowing the Cold War
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/yalta-conference-foreshadows-the-cold-war

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

1945: The British Indian Army and Imperial Japanese Army begin a series of battles known as the Battle of Pokoku and Irrawaddy River operations
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Pokoku_and_Irrawaddy_River_operations

1948: Independence of Ceylan (later Sri Lanka) inside the British Commonwealth

1967: Because threat on their security, wives and children of Russians leave China for Soviet Union

1972: A force of 824 soldiers, the last of Thailand’s 12,000 troops serving in South Vietnam, departs
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/last-thai-contingent-departs-south-vietnam

1973: International inspection team arrives in Vietnam to monitor the thruth signed on 27 January
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/february/4/newsid_2528000/2528261.stm

2003: The Bengali Hindus declares the independence of the Republic of Bangabhumi from Bangladesh
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolkata-/Hindu-republic-born-in-Bangladesh/articleshow/36407847.cms?referral=PM
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bangabhumi

2004: The father of Pakistan nuclear bomb, Abdul Qadeer Khan explains to the nation that he is the only responsible for the selling of nuclear secrets to others countries. He is immediately pardoned by general Musharraf
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/3343621.stm

2011: Border skirmish between Thai and Cambodian troops broke out at the disputed area in Si Sa Ket province near the 900-year-old Hindu temple of Preah Vihear
http://www.english.rfi.fr/asia-pacific/20110204-two-dead-thai-cambodian-border-dispute

2012: Second double veto of Syria Resolution by Russia and China draws condemnation from rights groups and US envoy who calls it “unforgivable”
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/middleeast/2012/02/201224162422121856.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-16890107

2017: Malaysia reopens a decades-old dispute with Singapore calling on the UN’s top court to overturn a 2008 ruling granting its neighbour sovereignty over tiny but strategic Pedra Branca island
http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/southeast-asia/article/2068096/malaysia-reopens-pedra-branca-island-row-singapore-after
http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/malaysia-refers-to-declassified-british-files-in-seeking-revision-of-icj-ruling-on-pedra

 

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