Wars, conflicts and strategy on 13 January in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 13 JANUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 13, 2019

1842: Dr William Brydon, a surgeon in the British Army during the First Anglo-Afghan War, becomes famous for being the sole survivor of an army of 16,500 when he reaches the safety of a Garrison in Jalalabad
http://www.mapsofworld.com/on-this-day/january-13-1842-dr.-william-brydon-survivor-of-the-massacre-of-elphinstones-army-reaches-jalalabad 
http://www.khyber.org/publications/011-015/brydonreport.shtml
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/sole-british-soldier-escapes-kabul

1849: During the Second Sikh War, battle of Chillianwallah
https://www.britishbattles.com/second-sikh-war/battle-of-chillianwallah/

1849-01-13 Battle of Chillianwallah

1904: The fourth and final Japanese appeal proposes that Russia concedes influence in Korea while Japan concedes influence in Manchuria, with Russia respecting Chinese territorial integrity in Manchuria – the appeal is regarded by Russia as an ultimatum

1933: US Congress declares to be for the independence of Philippines despite a veto of President Herbert Hoover
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/876/today-in-philippine-history-january-13-1933-the-hare-hawescutting-act-was-passed

1946: The Committee of Three (USA, nationalists and communists) sign an agreement for a cease-fire and a reorganization of the Chinese forces integrating the communist forces

1950: Soviet resolution to grant the P.R.C. admission to the United Nations is defeated.The U.S.S.R. delegate stages a second walkout, announcing a Soviet boycott of the Security Council until it ousts the Nationalist Chinese delegate and seats Beijing

1951: Communist forces attack the French fortified defensive line around the Red River Delta (De Lattre Line) at Vinh-Yen, in an attempt to reach Hanoi (French victory on January 17)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Vinh_Yen

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1962: First Operation Farm Gate missions flown
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/first-operation-farm-gate-missions-flown

1962-01-13 Farm Gate

1972: Nixon announces additional troop withdrawals from Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/nixon-announces-additional-troop-withdrawals

2008: Manmohan Singh is doing the first Indian Prime Minister visit to China since five years
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7185620.stm

 



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