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Wars, conflicts and strategy on 5 April in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEHY ON 5 APRIL  IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on April 5, 2019

1609: The daimyo of the Satsuma clan in southern Kyushu completes his successful invasion of the Ryukyu kingdom in Okinawa and become a vassal of Japan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Satsuma_Domain

1852: The first substantial blow of the Second Burmese War is struck by the British when the port of Martaban is taken
http://www.gktoday.in/second-anglo-burmese-war/
http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=2635132

1908: In Korea, the Japanese Army reached the Yalu River as the Russians retreated

1942: Japanese Navy attacks Colombo in Ceylon (Sri Lanka). Royal Navy cruisers HMS Cornwall and HMS Dorsetshire are sunk southwest of the island
http://www.sundaytimes.lk/100411/Plus/plus_26.html
http://www.lankalibrary.com/geo/japan4.htm
http://www.journal.forces.gc.ca/vo7/no4/stuart-eng.asp
http://www.battleships-cruisers.co.uk/hms_cornwall.htm

1942-06-05 HMS Cornwall

1945: Soviet Union denounces the Neutrality Pact signed with Japan
http://www.quora.com/What-were-the-relations-enjoyed-between-Japan-and-the-Soviet-Union-during-the-Second-World-War
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=199

1969: Massive anti-Vietnam war demonstrations occur in many United States cities
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/antiwar-demonstrations-held-across-united-states

1971: In Sri Lanka, the Janatha Viwukthi Peramune (JVP) launches insurrection against the United Front government of Sirimavo Bandaranaike
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rohana_Wijeweera
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Janatha_Vimukthi_Peramuna

1972: North Vietnamese troops invade Binh Long province, launching a second front in the Nguyen Hue Offensive
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/north-vietnamese-launch-second-front-of-nguyen-hue-offensive

2009: North Korea launches its controversial Taepodong-2 rocket. The satellite passed over mainland Japan, which prompted an immediate reaction from the United Nations Security Council, as well as participating states of Six-party talks
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/06/world/asia/06korea.html?_r=1&ref=global-home
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2009/04/20094524010906839.html