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Wars, conflicts and strategy on 5 June in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 5 JUNE IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on 5 June 2019

1644: A the request of  Ming general and ally Wu Sangui, the Manchu forces capture Beijing from Li Zicheng Chinese rebels
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qing_conquest_of_the_Ming

1862: By the (First) Treaty of Saigon, between representatives of the French Empire and the the Annam Nguyen Dynasty, Emperor, Tu Duc cedes Saigon, the island of Poulo Condor and three southern provinces of what was to become known as Cochinchina
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Saigon

1862: As the Treaty of Saigon is signed, ceding parts of southern Vietnam to France, the guerrilla leader Trương Định decides to defy Emperor Tự Đức of Vietnam and fight on against the Europeans
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tr%C6%B0%C6%A1ng_%C4%90%E1%BB%8Bnh

Truong Dinh

1941: Four thousands Chongqing residents are asphyxiated in a bomb shelter during the bombing of Chongqing by the Japanese
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bombing_of_Chongqing#cite_note-Moser-2

1948: Signature of a common declaration between France and Vietnam in the Bay of Along, in the presence of Emperor Bao Dai. France recognizes the independence of Vietnam. The French government retains control over foreign relations and the Army

1975: Vietnam sizes Poulo Wai island controlled by Kampuchéa

1984: The Indian Army storms the Golden Temple, the most sacred shrine of Sikhism in Operation Blue Star

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Blue_Star
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/june/6/newsid_2499000/2499341.stm
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/india/10881115/Operation-Blue-Star-How-an-Indian-army-raid-on-the-Golden-Temple-ended-in-disaster.html

2012: China and Russia reinforce their opposition to foreign intervention in Syria, as Russian President Vladimir Putin arrives in Beijing.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-18327632
http://www.france24.com/en/20120605-putin-beijing-regional-security-talks-chinese-leaders-hu-jintao-china-russia-shanghai-cooperation

2012: U.S. official says a drone strike in northwestern Pakistan has killed al-Qaida’s second in command, Abu Yahya al-Libi, dealing what is said to be a major blow to the terror group
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2012/06/201265174418788725.html
http://www.voanews.com/content/us-officials-say-drone-attack-targeted-al-qaidas-no-2/1147332.html

2017: Maldives announces that it is severing diplomatic relations with Qatar over its alleged support for Islamist groups
https://thepeninsulaqatar.com/article/05/06/2017/Maldives-and-Yemen-joins-4-other-nations-in-cutting-ties-with-Qatar