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Wars, conflicts and strategy on 9 January in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 9 JANUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 9, 2019

1127: Invading Jurchen soldiers from the Jin Dynasty besiege and sack Bianjing (Kaifeng), the capital of the Song Dynasty of China, and abduct Emperor Qinzong and others, ending the Northern Song Dynasty
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Qinzong_of_Song

1760: Afghans defeat Marathas in battle of Barari Ghat
http://www.imamreza.net/eng/imamreza.php?id=10481
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marathas


1779: The British troops meet a large Maratha army at Talegaon and are defeated. This shattered the prestige of the British so low that they had to enter into a humiliating Treaty of Wadgaon by which the British had to surrender all the territories acquired by the Company since 1773
http://www.importantindia.com/9642/first-anglo-maratha-war/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talegaon_Dabhade

1945: US forces land on Luzon island (Philippines) with 67,000 soldiers
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/867/today-in-philippine-history-january-9-1945-general-macarthur-landed-at-bonuan-in-lingayen-pangasinan
http://pangasinan.gov.ph/2011/01/‘mcarthur-landed-first-in-lingayen-not-dagupan’-fmr-gov-estrella/

1987: Chinese/Vietnamese border fights. 1500 killed Chinese killed according Vietnamese medias
ttp://articles.orlandosentinel.com/1987-01-09/news/0100090089_1_xuyen-chinese-troops-vietnam
http://articles.latimes.com/1987-01-08/news/mn-3216_1_sino-vietnamese

1989: First visit (up to 20) by a Thai Foreign minister to Vietnam since 1976

2009: The Sri Lankan army captures Elephant Pass, the strategic causeway linking the Jaffna peninsula with the mainland
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7819386.stm

2014: China has taken its feud with Japan to the UN, questioning Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s “erroneous outlook” on history after he visited a shrine commemorating former leaders convicted as war criminals
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2014/01/china-takes-japan-shrine-dispute-un-20141912939172706.html

2017: Pakistan completes nuclear triad, launches missile Babur-3 from submarine, giving the country a credible second strike capability
http://zeenews.india.com/asia/pakistan-completes-nuclear-triad-launches-missile-babur-3-from-submarine_1965794.html
http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/south-asia/article/2060852/watch-pakistan-test-fire-first-nuclear-capable-submarine-cruise
http://zeenews.india.com/asia/babur-3-five-things-to-know-about-the-pakistans-1st-nuclear-capable-submarine-cruise-missile_1965804.html