Wars, conflicts and strategy on 7 January in Asian history

1979-01-07 Viet prennent Phom Penh

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 7 JANUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 7, 2019

1761: Afghans defeat Mahrattas at Paniput in India
http://encyclopedia.jrank.org/LUP_MAL/MAHRATTAS.html

1841: Second Battle of Chuenpee between British and Chinese forces during the First Opium War. The British capture the forts on the islands of Chuenpee and Tycocktow
https://infogalactic.com/info/Second_Battle_of_Chuenpee
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Battle_of_Chuenpee
http://latitude.to/articles-by-country/cn/china/41764/second-battle-of-chuenpee

1841-01-07 Battle of Chuenpee

1942: Japan begins successful siege of Bataan Peninsula during World War II, routing American and Philippine troops

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Bataan

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WAJF6qbnbns

1946: France recognizes Cambodia autonomy in the frame of the French Union

1950: Ceylan (Sri Lanka) recognizes the People’s Republic of China

1975: For the first time, the Vietnamese communist forces take the administrative center of a province (Phuoc-Binh, 125 km North of Saigon)

1979: Fall of Phnom-Penh, attacked by invading Vietnamese force. Fall of Pol Pot Khmer Rouge regime
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/pol-pot-overthrown
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/0107.html#article
http://abcnews.go.com/Archives/video/jan-1979-fall-phnom-penh-12508505

1979-01-07 Viet prennent Phom Penh

1986: The National Assembly of the People’s Republic of Kampuchea ratifies the border treaty signes with Vietnam on December 27, 1985

2002: Extradition, from  Malaysia where he fled, of Nur Misuari, ex-governor of the Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), who tried an armed riotNur Misuari

 

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