Wars, conflicts and strategy on 7 September in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 7 SEPTEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 7, 2017

1652: Around 15,000 Han farmers and militia rebel against Dutch rule on Taiwan
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guo_Huaiyi_Rebellion
https://patriciahysell.wordpress.com/tag/guo-huaiyi-rebellion/

1695: English pirate Henry Every perpetrates one of the most profitable pirate raids in history with the capture of the Grand Mughal ship Ganj-i-Sawai
http://britishlibrary.typepad.co.uk/asian-and-african/2013/03/the-highjacking-of-the-ganj-i-sawa%CA%BCi.html

http://latinamericanhistory.about.com/od/Pirates/p/Henry-Every-The-Pirate-Who-Kept-His-Loot.htm

1901: The Peace of Beijing ends the Boxer Uprising in China. Under the agreement, China pays an indemnity to the European powers and lowers trade barriers
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boxer_Protocol
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/8702.html

1904: At the end of a British expedition to Lhasa, expedition leader Colonel Francis Younghusband forces Tibet to sign a treaty whereby the Dalai Lama cannot concede territory to another foreign power without British consent
http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/history/empire/episodes/episode_74.shtml

1942: Australian and US forces inflict a significant defeat upon the Japanese at the Battle of Milne Bay that started on August 25
http://www.awm.gov.au/units/event_345.asp
http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/battles_milne_bay.html
http://www.heraldsun.com.au/leader/east/battle-of-milne-bay-greg-mcgregor-recalls-struggle-that-helped-turn-world-war-ii/news-story/2abbc586d42969cf9fbebd627be3347b

1965: Operation Dwarka, a naval operation by the Pakistan Navy to attack on the Indian coastal town of Dwarka. This was the first use of Pakistan Navy in any of the Indo-Pakistan Wars
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Dwarka
http://arynews.tv/en/50-years-later-india-still-unable-to-forget-pak-navys-operation-dwarka/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=38X9Zt38s_Y

1965: In a follow-up to August’s Operation Starlight, United States Marines and South Vietnamese forces initiate Operation Piranha on the Batangan Peninsula
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/marines-launch-operation-piranha
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Piranha

1970: In USA, an anti-war rally is held at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, attended by John Kerry, Jane Fonda and Donald Sutherland
http://www.snopes.com/photos/politics/kerry.asp
 1970-09-07 John Kerry Jane Fonda

1997: Under Beijing pressures, the presence of Taiwan president Lee Teng-hui, China causes the failure of the International conference on the Panama Canal Except Nicaragua and Honduras, all others countries renounce to attend

1999: In Indonesia, Xanana Gusmao, leader of the East Timor separatists, arrested in 1992, is freed
http://articles.latimes.com/1999/sep/08/news/mn-7848

2010: A Chinese fishing trawler collides with two Japanese Coast Guard patrol boats in disputed waters near the islands. After the collisions, Japanese sailors board the Chinese vessel and arrest the captain
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2010_Senkaku_boat_collision_incident
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2010/11/201011562855161225.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lgt8EbOi9MM

2014: Shinzo Abe becomes the first Japanese prime minister to visit Sri Lanka in 24 years, on the second leg of a South Asian tour that sought to assert Tokyo’s interest in a region where it has ceded influence to China
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/abe-becomes-first-japanese-pm-visit-sri-lanka-24-years

 

Holidays and observances

Pakistan: Pakistani Air Force Day since 1971



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