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Wars, conflicts and strategy on 25 December Asian history

 

WARS, CONFLICTS AND  STRATEGY ON 25 DECEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on December 25, 2017

1680: The first Siamese embassy to Europe leaves Ayutthaya to offer the ceding of Singora (today’s city of Songkhla in southern Thailand) to France. But the vessel on which the embassy travels never reaches Europe as it sinks while on the way carrying everything and everybody on board to the bottom of the sea

1868: Shogunate rebels found Ezo Republic in Hokkaido
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Republic_of_Ezo

1920: The Communist Party of Indonesia (PKI) joins the Communist International

1927: The Vietnamese Nationalist Party is founded

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nationalist_Party_of_Greater_Vietnam

1937: The Chinese communist forces in South China which did not embark on the Long March establish the New Fourth Army to fight the Japanese with the Kuomintang forces
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Fourth_Army

1941: Hong Kong falls under Japanese forces
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/british-surrender-hong-kong
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Hong_Kong
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_occupation_of_Hong_Kong

1941-12-25 Jap victory

1941: As Japanese troops advance towards Manila, on the advice of President Quezon, General MacArthur declares Manila an open city 

1941: Admiral Chester W Nimitz arrives at Pearl Harbor to assume command of the U.S. Pacific Fleet

1947: The Dutch create the state of East Sumatra

1978: Democratic Kampuchea (Khmers Rouges) is invaded by Vietnamese troop

http://www.metacafe.com/watch/yt-cR884ADWf3g/cambodia_vietnam_invasion_of_kampuchea_1of5_en/
http://www.country-data.com/cgi-bin/query/r-2226.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/11859.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mU6VC99gEgc

http://www.metacafe.com/watch/yt-cR884ADWf3g/cambodia_vietnam_invasion_of_kampuchea_1of5_en/
http://www.country-data.com/cgi-bin/query/r-2226.html

1979: Soviet forces land in Kabul, the Afghan capital
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soviet_war_in_Afghanistan

1998: Khmer Rouge leaders Khieu Samphan and Nuon Chea surrender to the Phnom Penh regime
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/242577.stm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/242670.stm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/11859.html

2010: Pakistan — A suicide bomber, believed to be a woman, attacked a checkpoint in the northwestern tribal area on Saturday where people displaced by fighting were lining up for food. At least 43 people were killed and about 100 wounded,
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/26/world/asia/26pstan.html?_r=1&ref=asia

2017: The UN general assembly urges Myanmar to end a military campaign against Muslim Rohingya and calls for the appointment of a UN special envoy, despite opposition from China, Russia and some regional countries
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/dec/24/china-russia-oppose-un-resolution-myanmar-rohingya-muslims
https://www.trtworld.com/asia/china-russia-oppose-un-resolution-to-appoint-a-special-envoy-to-myanmar-13607