Wars, conflicts and strategy on 14 January in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 14 JANUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 14, 2019

1641: Dutch Indies Company (VOC) takes Melaka (Malacca) from Portuguese, with help from the Sultan of Johore
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Malacca_(1641)
http://www.colonialvoyage.com/dutch-malacca-1641-1795-1818-1825/

1641-01-14 Dutch take Malacca

1761: The Third Battle of Panipat is fought in India between the Afghans under Ahmad Shah Durrani and the Marhatas. The Afghan victory changes the course of Indian histoy
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Third_Battle_of_Panipat
http://www.rediff.com/news/column/250-years-on-battle-of-panipat-revisited/20110113.htm
http://www.afghan-network.net/Ahmad_Shah/
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/14-january-1761-the-third-battle-of-panipat-took-place

1761-01-14 third battle of panipat

1929: After tribal revolts, Afghan king Amanullah is forced to resign
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amanullah_Khan

1942: Forces, under US general Douglas MacArthur, resist Japanese attacks on Bataan in Philippines
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Bataan

1942: Japanese troops land at oil center Balikpapan in Borneo
http://www.combinedfleet.com/BorneoOil.htm

1943: Operation Ke, the successful Japanese operation to evacuate their forces from Guadalcanal during the Guadalcanal campaign, begins
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Ke
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Operation_Ke
http://www.usni.org/store/books/aviation/operation-ke

1966: Indonesia closes its mission at United Nations as it prepares to withdraw from the world organizasion because it opposes the admission of the new Federation of Malaysia

1968: U.S. joint-service Operation Niagara is launched to support the U.S. Marine base at Khe Sanh
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/operation-niagara-launched
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Niagara

1980: The United Nations General Assembly demands the immediate and unconditional withdrawal of foreign troops in Afghanistan (Soviet Union)
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/united-nations-vote-deplores-soviet-intervention-in-afghanistan

1994: Japanese police raid two companies suspected of selling electronics to the North Korean missile program

2001: Cambodia’s Senate approves a law to create a tribunal to try Khmer Rouge leaders. A cabinet minister says the court will spare no leader of the murderous regime

2008: New elected South Korea president proposes new inter-Korean summit, but in Seoul

2008: Malawi cuts ties with Taiwan

2009: North Korea demands that the United States readjust its focus in multilateral talks on ending the Communist state’s nuclear weapons program, insisting that it will never give up its nuclear arms before Washington normalizes relations with Pyongyang

2011: The Nepali government and Maoist rebels have struck a deal which will lead to the formation of a new government within three months
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2011/01/2011114145226488882.html

 



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