Wars, conflicts and strategy on 31 January in Asian history

1945-01-31 Battle of Hill 101

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 31 JANUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 31, 2019

1900: In North Borneo, Datu Muhammad Salleh is assassinated in Kampung Teboh, Tambuan, ending the Mat Salleh Rebellion
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mat_Salleh_Rebellion

1942: Allied forces defeated by the Japanese at the Battle of Malaya retreat to the island of Singapore
http://www.historyanimated.com/Malaysia.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malayan_Campaign

1942-01-31 Fin Campagne

1943: Chile breaks off relations with Germany & Japan

1944: American forces land on Kwajalein Atoll and other islands in the Japanese-held Marshall Islands
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Kwajalein
http://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii/battle-of-kwajalein
http://www.historyanimated.com/MarshallsPage.html

1945: End of the Battle of Hill 170 (or Battle of Kangaw) during the Burma Campaign, in which the British 3 Commando Brigade repulsed a Japanese counterattack on their positions and precipitated a general retirement from the Arakan Peninsula
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Hill_170
http://www.burmastar.org.uk/stories/burma-and-the-battle-of-kangaw/
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=3&ved=0ahUKEwjg-6OugtLKAhWMCBoKHUECBLAQFggyMAI&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.fireandfury.com%2Fscenarios%2Fhill170.pdf&usg=AFQjCNGeu6Fj04BVFB9hvXG53wSfo6j0eA&sig2=V94W3MCTxVOsG9YhYUl4mw

1945-01-31 Battle of Hill 101

1949: the Chinese Communist forces (PLA) win the Pingjin campaign that started on November 29, 1948
http://maoist.wikia.com/wiki/Pingjin_Campaign
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pingjin_Campaign
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=6&ved=0ahUKEwiRlaeurtLKAhUHhiwKHRbSAkYQFgg6MAU&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.republicanchina.org%2FPingJinCampaign-v0.pdf&usg=AFQjCNGbzJ-GC8TgM99Ua8jGJQrokbW16w&sig2=5ghAXSVErVATGcj4jT9wpg

1949-01-31 Fin PingJin Battle

1955: People’s Republic of China is invited to take parts to United Nations Security Council talks on Taiwan

1964: French president General De Gaulle advocates the neutralization of South-East Asia

1966: US bombing on North Vietnam, which have been suspended since Christmas, resume

1968: Vietcong attack American embassy in Saigon
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/january/31/newsid_2648000/2648951.stm
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/viet-cong-attack-u-s-embassy
http://adst.org/2013/07/viet-cong-invade-american-embassy-the-1968-tet-offensive/

1971: The Winter Soldier Investigation, organized by the Vietnam Veterans Against the War to publicize war crimes and atrocities by Americans and allies in Vietnam, begin in Detroit, Michigan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Winter_Soldier_Investigation

1972: North Vietnam presents nine-point peace proposal to put an end to the Vietnam War
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/north-vietnam-presents-nine-point-peace-proposal

1996: An explosive-filled truck rams into the gates of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka in Colombo, killing at least 86 and injuring 1,400
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/january/31/newsid_4083000/4083095.stm

2002: In the Philippines, beginning of joint manoeuvers with US forces aiming the destruction of Abu Sayyaf group

2015: India succeeds for the first time in using a mobile launcher to test-fire a long-range missile capable of delivering a nuclear warhead deep inside rival China
https://phys.org/news/2015-01-india-long-range-missile-mobile-launcher.html



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