Wars, conflicts and strategy on 20 August in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 20 AUGUST IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 20, 2019

1519: Philosopher and general Wang Yangming defeats Zhu Chenhao, ending the Prince of Ning rebellion against the reign of the Ming Dynasty emperor Zhengde
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince_of_Ning_rebellion

1883: Battle of Thuan An, a clash between the French and the Vietnamese during the period of undeclared hostilities which preceded the Sino-French War (August 1884 to April 1885)https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Thu%E1%BA%ADn_An

1899 : An agreement (Bates Treaty) is signed in Jolo between United States General John C. Bates and the Sultan of Sulu, Hadji Mohammed Jamalul Kiram II
http://www.philippineupdate.com/Bates.htm
http://filipino.biz.ph/history/ba990820.html

1899-08-20 Bates Treaty

1939: Russian offensive under General Zhukov against Japanese invasion in Mongolia in the Battle of Khalkhin Gol or Nomonhan Incident
http://warfarehistorian.blogspot.fr/2013/07/battle-of-khalkhin-gol-soviet-japanese.html
http://www.wwiihistorymagazine.com/2005/may/fea-nomonhan.html

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W3ZP632g5sY

1950: During the Korean War, United Nations repel an offensive by North Korean divisions attempting to cross the Naktong River and assault the city of Taegu

1954: The USA decides to support Vietnam’s leader Ngo Dinh Diem
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/united-states-decides-to-support-diem

1971: The PRC rejects the August 2 suggestion for the two China joining the United Nations

1974: US Congress votes to reduce aid to South Vietnam from $1 Billion to $700 Million. Majority of the cuts were for military supplies

1998: In retaliation to bombs attacks against its embassies in Kenya and Tanzania, USA strikes Islamist training camps in Afghanistan

2015: South Korea fires dozens of shells across the border into North Korea in retaliation for an apparent rocket attack, believed to be aimed at a loudspeaker that has been blaring anti-Pyongyang broadcasts
http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20150820001220



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