Wars, conflicts and strategy on 16 February in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 16 FEBRUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on February 16, 2019

1249: André de Longjumeau is dispatched by Louis IX of France as his ambassador to meet with the Khan of the Mongols
http://www.princeton.edu/~achaney/tmve/wiki100k/docs/Andr%C3%A9_de_Longjumeau.html

1781: After Warren Hastings sent another force against Mahadaji Sindhia, General Camac defeats Sindhia at Sipri which will lead to the Treaty of Salbai on 17 May 1782 guaranting peace for twenty years

1874: Beginning of the Saga Rebellion, one of a number of uprisings in Kyushu  against the new Meiji government of Japan by members of the former samurai-class (up to April 9)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saga_Rebellion

1945: The Bataan Peninsula in the Philippines is occupied by American troops, almost three years after the devastating and infamous Bataan Death March
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/bataan-recaptured

1945: American forces land on Corregidor island in the Philippines (fights up to 3 March)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_for_the_Recapture_of_Corregidor

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-iXlE5Q23cs

1945: First US aircraft carrier strikes on Tokyo

1950: Fearing Communists Chinese military assistance to Hanoi, France requests U.S. aid in fighting the Viet Minh

1952: Start of peace negotiations between Japan and the Republic of China (Taiwan)

2009: The Pakistani government and Taliban of the Swat Valley sign an agreement. Sharia will be applied in this region

2012: Beijing’s mayor arrived in Taiwan amid protests from dozens of anti-China activists who labelled him a “human rights villain”
http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20120216-328369.html

 



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