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Wars, conflicts and strategy on 5 October in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 5 OCTOBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on October 5, 2019

1940: Communist Chinese New 4th Army counterattack and defeat Nationalist Chinese troops at Huangqiao (“Yellow Bridge”), Jiangsu Province, capturing great quantities of weapons and ammunition
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=321
http://www.republicanchina.org/The-Battle-of-Huangqiao.htm

1945: First landing of French forces in Indochina after World War II

1945: Tentara Keamanan Rakyat (later ABRI, TNI), Indonesian armed forces are founded. Naval forces are founded as Angkatan Laut Republik Indonesia (ALRI, later TNI-AL). October 5 is celebrated as Armed Forces Day

1961: In Beijing, signature of a border treaty with Nepal

1963: Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge reports to President John F. Kennedy from Saigon that South Vietnamese generals are planning a coup against President Ngo Dinh Diem

1963: China rejects an Indian offer of international arbitration for their border conflict

1993: China set off an underground nuclear explosion

2008: At least 27 people are killed and about 80 wounded in a suicide bomb attack in Sri Lanka. Janaka Perera, a former general who became an opposition leader, was among those killed
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2008/10/200810634626366820.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7653945.stm

2009: Five United Nations staff are killed in a suicide attack on the UN’s World Food Program offices in Islamabad, the Pakistan’s capital
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2009/10/200910563927833874.html

2010: Chinese premier Wen Jiabao and his Japanese counterpart Naoto Kan hold impromptu talks at the Asia-Europe summit in Brussels, in the first high-level contact between the countries since a bitter territorial dispute erupted a month ago
http://www.france24.com/en/20101005-China-Japan-resume-talks-brussels-asia-europe-summit