Wars, conflicts and strategy on 23 June in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 23 JUNE IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on June 23, 2019

1180: In Japan, first Battle of Uji, starting the Gempei War
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Uji_%281180%29

1757: In India, 3,000 British forces, under the command of Robert Clive, win the Battle of Plassey, defeating 50,000 soldiers of the Nawab of Bengal

http://in.askmen.com/top-10-power-and-money/1101711/video/the-battle-of-plassey-1757
http://www.britishbattles.com/war-in-india/battle-plassey.htm

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rwgF2-C83hc

1884: A Chinese army defeats the French at Bac Le, Indochina
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bac_Le_Ambush

1898: Emilio Aguinaldo is proclaimed president of the first Philippine Republic but not recognized by the international community
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emilio_Aguinaldo

1951: Soviet United Nations delegate Jacob Malik proposes cease-fire in Korean War

1954: Outside the official negociating sessions, in the Conference of Geneva, French premier Pierre Mendès France meets Chine Foreign Minister Zhou Enlai

1969: In Vietnam War, North Vietnamese encircle Ben Het
https://sofrep.com/84326/battle-ben-het-special-forces-camp-june-231969/

1970: Extension of the nippo-American 1960 security treaty

1973: South Korean president Park Chung-hee proclaims  a new foreign policy of peace and reunification with North Korea

1980: Large Vietnamese raid in Thai territory, causing the tougher stance of Asean on Vietnam

1985: A terrorist bomb aboard Air India Flight 182 brings the Boeing 747 down off the coast of Ireland killing all 329 aboard.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/june/23/newsid_2518000/2518857.stm
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/june-23-1985-air-india-boeing-747-kanishka-crashes-into-the-atlantic-ocean
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Air_India_Flight_182

1998: In South Korea, a small northerner submarine is hailed in the territorial waters

2011: Afghan President Hamid Karzai welcomes his U.S. counterpart Barack Obama’s decision over withdrawal of American forces from Afghanistan
http://english.sina.com/world/p/2011/0623/378821.html
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-13851930

2011: President Nicolas Sarkozy’s office announces a progressive withdrawal of French troops from Afghanistan. The withdrawal of France’s approximately 4,000 troops will follow a timetable comparable to that of the staggered pullout of American troops
http://en.rfi.fr/france/20110623-france-begin-progressive-withdrawal-afghanistan
https://www.ctvnews.ca/french-plan-phased-withdrawal-from-afghanistan-1.661332



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