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Wars, conflicts and strategy on 9 October in Asian history

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WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 9 OCTOBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on October 9, 2019

1594: The Portuguese army is annihilated by the Kingdom of Kandy on Sri Lanka, bringing an end to the Campaign of Danture.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Campaign_of_Danture

1740: Within Batavia, 5,000 Chinese are massacred by the Dutch and the following year, Chinese inhabitants will be moved to Glodok outside the city walls

1858: Treaty of Amity and Commerce between France and Japan
http://en.academic.ru/dic.nsf/enwiki/9746512

1942: The last day of the October Matanikau action on Guadalcanal as United States Marine Corps forces withdraw back across the Matanikau River after destroying most of the Imperial Japanese Army’s 4th Infantry Regiment
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Actions_along_the_Matanikau

1947: Japanese communists collaborate with the American to make more democratic the empire political system

1949: Indian Territorial Army is established
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/9th-october-1949-the-territorial-army-was-established

1950: In Korea, start of the Goyang Geumjeong Cave massacre
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goyang_Geumjeong_Cave_Massacre

1959: Death of Shirō Ishii, Japanese general and director of the biological warfare unit 731. Born on June 25, 1892
http://www.moreorless.net.au/killers/ishii.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shir%C5%8D_Ishii

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ycQiAcGjuY

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2HEbZYArIG8

1963: China rejects Indian offer of an international arbitration to solve their border dispute

1966: Hanoi and the National Liberation Front (South Vietnam communists) turn down a British peace plan proposed by George Brown to the Labor party and the United Nations

1966: During the Vietnam War, Binh Tai massacre by South Korea forces
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Binh_Tai_massacre

1970: The pro-American Khmer Republic is proclaimed in Cambodia by General Lon Nol
https://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/lon-nol-5993.php

1979: Foundation of the Cambodian people Liberation National Front, including royalists and Khmer Rouge against the pro-Vietnam government
http://countrystudies.us/cambodia/74.htm

1983: Attempted assassination of South Korean President Chun Doo-hwan during a visit to Burma. Chun survives but the blast kills 17 of his entourage, including four ministers, and 17 others are injured
http://hlaoo1980.blogspot.fr/p/chun-doo-hwan-kang-ming-chul.html
http://thediplomat.com/2014/05/the-ghosts-of-koreas-killers/
http://www.absoluteastronomy.com/topics/Rangoon_bombing#encyclopedia

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=24_YY4heY-w

2006: North Korea announced that it had conducted its first nuclear weapons test, drawing condemnation from around the world
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/6032525.stm
http://www.globalsecurity.org/wmd/world/dprk/nuke-test.htm

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2007: Japan’s Cabinet approved plans to extend economic sanctions against North Korea, despite the communist state’s agreement to disable its main nuclear complex by year’s end

2012: North Korea says it has missiles that can hit the US mainland, in a statement two days after South Korea unveiled a missile deal with the US.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-19879935

 

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Sri Lanka: Armed Forces Day