Wars, conflicts and strategy on 17 May in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 17 MAY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on May 17, 2017

1540: Afghan chief Sher Khan defeats Mogul Emperor Humayun at Kanauj
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sher_Shah_Suri

1782: Mahadaji Sindhia, defeated on February 16, 1781 at Sipri by Gal Camac, becomes an ally of the English by the Treaty of Salbai
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Salbai
http://www.astrojyoti.com/modern-history-18.htm

1824: A Burmese force invades Chittagong and drove a mixed Sepoy and police detachment from its position at Ramu, but did not follow up its success

1869: Imperial Japanese forces defeat the remnants of the Tokugawa shogunate in the Battle of Hakodate to end the Boshin War

http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Battle_of_Hakodate

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

1944: Chinese/US arm forces take Myitkyina Airport, Burma
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Myitkyina_Airport

1954: In the Philippines, Luis Taruc, who has been excluded from the Philippine Communist Party, surrenders
http://cityofsanfernando.blogspot.com/2005/05/ka-luis-m-taruc-june-21-1913-may-4.html

1992: In Thailand, the so called Black May begins. Thai police and protestors start attacking one another. By midnight, the Thai government declares a state of emergency and military troops open fire


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_May_(1992)
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/1992450.stm
http://2bangkok.com/09-1992headlines08.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QG4YhpJdPZw

2007: A train, for the first time since 1953, cross the border between the two Koreas on few meters

http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/korean-detente-trains-cross-border-for-the-first-time-in-over-fifty-years-a-483372.html

2009: Sri Lanka’s Tamil Tiger rebels admit defeat in their 37-year battle for an independent ethnic homeland. « This battle has reached its bitter end, » the Tigers’ chief of international relations, Selvarasa Pathmanathan, said in a statement
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2009/05/200951751122621855.html

 



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