Wars, conflicts and strategy on 6 September in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 6 SEPTEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 6, 2018

1899: U.S. secretary of state John Hay circulates a letter arguing for an Open Door policy with regard to trade with China, rather than one that would carve up China into European spheres of influence

1926: The Kuomintang Chinese nationalist forces led by Chiang Kai-shek reach Hankou at the confluence of the Han and the Yangtze rivers; Hankou becomes the Kuomintang capital

1941: The Battle of Changsha (September 6 – October 8, 1941) is Japan’s second attempt in taking the city of Changsha, China, the capital of Hunan Province as part of the second Sino-Japanese War
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Changsha_(1941)
https://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=183

1947: United Nations adopts a resolution for the organization of elections for the constitution of a only one government of Korea

1965: In retaliation following Pakistan’s Operation Grand Slam, Indian troops invade West Pakistan, in Penjab province. General mobilization is declared in India as Pakistan asks for western help. UN Security Council asks U Thant to do his best to stop the hostilities


http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/september/6/newsid_3632000/3632092.stm
https://defence.pk/pdf/threads/when-india-invaded-pakistan.206761/

1976: Soviet air force pilot Lt. Viktor Belenko lands a MiG-25 jet fighter at Hakodate on the island of Hokkaido in Japan and requests political asylum in the United States
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/soviet-pilot-lands-russian-mig-fighter-plane-in-japan
http://seanmunger.com/2013/09/06/the-odyssey-of-viktor-belenko-a-fascinating-footnote-to-the-cold-war/

1983: The Soviet Union admitted to the shooting of Korean Airlines 007. They said the pilots were not aware that their target was a civilian airplane
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_Air_Flight_KAL-007

1990: First meeting between South and North PM. North Korea recognizes Seoul as a legitimate government

1999: At Dili, in East Timor, militiamen attack International Red Cross building and Mgr Belo residence where 5,000 people took refuge

2011: A two-day trip is the first bilateral visit by an Indian prime minister to Bangladesh in 12 years is described as « historic » by Dhaka
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-14799350
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2011/09/20119616562393932.html

 

Holidays and observances

Pakistan : Defence Day (Pak-Army Day) Since 1965



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