Wars, conflicts and strategy on 8 April in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 8 APRIL IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on April 8, 2019

1232: During the Mongol–Jin War, The Mongols begin their siege on Kaifeng, the capital of the Jin Dynasty, up to February 26, 1233
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mongol_siege_of_Kaifeng

1759: Indian British troops chase French out of Masulipatam in India
http://www.kronoskaf.com/syw/index.php?title=1759_-_British_expedition_against_Masulipatam

1759-04-08 Chute de Masulipatam

1767: In now Thailand, Ayutthaya kingdom falls to Burmese invaders
http://www.thaiwebsites.com/ayutthaya.asp
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ayutthaya_kingdom

1857: Mangal Pandey, Indian Sepoy who launched the Sepoy mutiny is hanged
http://www.executedtoday.com/2008/04/08/1857-mangal-pandey-sepoy/
http://topyaps.com/17-things-know-mangal-pandey-man-fired-first-shot-1857-indian-revolt

 

1873: Dutch land troops at Banda Aceh (Now in Indonesia)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aceh_War

1902: Russia and China sign the Convention of Evacuation under which Russia agrees to evacuate Manchuria within 18 months

1942: The Japanese take Bataan in the Philippines
http://www.pacificwar.org.au/Philippines/FallBataanCorreg.html

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v_Bh6zoM7_I

1945: Reluctantly, under Japanese pressure, the king of Laos issues a proclamation ending the French protectorate

1950: India and Pakistan sign the Liaquat-Nehru Pact
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/articletext.asp?artid=A096
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liaquat%E2%80%93Nehru_Pact

1968: End of the siege of the US base of Khe Sanh in South Vietnam after two and half days of combat at main loss
http://www.history.com/topics/vietnam-war/battle-of-khe-sanh
http://www.historynet.com/battle-of-khe-sanh-recounting-the-battlescasualties.htm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=St1yhbRdiZ4

1984: Long-March 3 rocket puts on orbit the first Chinese geostationary satellite

2003: In India, after a stormy debate, the parliament condemns the US attack on Irak, demanding a prompt withdrawal of the coalition forces

 



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