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Wars, conflicts and strategy on 7 October in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 7 OCTOBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on October 7, 2019

1860: During the Second Opium War, the Anglo-French invasion army burns and loots the Yuanmingyuan (Beijing Summer Palace)
http://granitestudio.org/2010/10/24/the-burning-of-the-yuanmingyuan-150-years-later/
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9703.html

1860-10-07 Looting of the Yuanmingyuan

1940: The McCollum memo proposes bringing the U.S. into the war in Europe by provoking the Japanese to attack the United States.
http://www.findingdulcinea.com/news/on-this-day/September-October-08/On-this-Day–McCollum-Memo-Delivered.html
http://whatreallyhappened.com/WRHARTICLES/McCollum/index.html

1943: 96 American Prisoners of War are executed by the Japanese on Wake Island for allegedly trying to make radio contact with U.S. forces
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/japanese-execute-nearly-100-american-prisoners-on-wake-island

1945: Japanese at Rioekioe Islands surrender

1949: Establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Poland

1950: The US -led U.N. forces crossed the 38th parallel and entered North Korea. China in November proved their threat to enter the war by sending several hundred thousand troops over the border into North Korea

1950-10-07 
1950: Invasion of Tibet by China starts in the provinces of Kham and Amdo
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Chamdo

1965: China announces it will reinforce its troops on the Indian border

1970: In a televised speech, President Richard Nixon announces a five-point proposal to end the war, based on a “standstill” cease-fire in place in South Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/nixon-announces-a-new-peace-proposal

1973: Japanese Prime Minister Kakuei Tanaka begins a visit to Moscow, until October 10
http://www.wikileaks.org/plusd/cables/1973TOKYO14218_b.html

2008: China cancels or put on hold several planned military exchanges with the United States as part of a backlash against a planned multi-billion dollar US arms sale to Taiwan
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2008/10/200810763413290753.html

2010: Afghan President Hamid Karzai inaugurates the High Peace Council, charged with negotiating with the Taliban and other insurgents that have been attempting to destabilize the country since start of the US-led invasion nine years ago
http://www.france24.com/en/20101007-karzai-inaugurates-high-peace-council-negotiate-taliban-afghanistan-nine-year-anniversary-afghanistan-war

2012: President Benigno Aquino of the Philippines says that a deal had been agreed with the insurgent Moro Islamic Liberation Front on establishing an autonomous region for the nation’s Muslim minority, the result of 15 years of negotiations
http://www.france24.com/en/20121007-philippines-aquino-peace-deal-agreement-muslim-militants-milf-liberation-insurgents-moro

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-19860907
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/philippines/9592414/Philippines-president-announces-landmark-peace-plan-with-Muslim-rebels.html