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Wars, conflicts and strategy on 14 August in Asian history

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WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 14 AUGUST IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 14, 2019

1183: Taira no Munemori and the Taira clan take the young Emperor Antoku and the three sacred treasures and flee to western Japan to escape pursuit by the Minamoto clan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taira_no_Munemori

1281: During Kublai Khan’s 2nd Invasion of Japan his invading Chinese fleet of 3,500 vessels disappears in a typhoon near Japan

1642: Dutch navigator Abel Tasman sail from Jakarta with two ships. He will discover several islands, one of them will be named Tasmania

1898: End of the siege of Manila by the US forces led by General Wesley Merrit
http://filipino.biz.ph/history/proc-capitulation.html
http://filipino.biz.ph/history/proc-occupation.html

1900: In Beijing, the legation compound, besieged by the Boxer is freed by an international force
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eight-Nation_Alliance

1917: During World War I, China declares war on Germany and Austria
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/china-declares-war-on-germany

1921: Tannu Uriankhai, later Tuvan People’s Republic is established as a completely independent country from China, supported by Soviet Russia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tannu_Uriankhai
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tuvan_People%27s_Republic

1937: Chinese Air Force Day: The beginning of air-to-air combat of the Second Sino-Japanese War and World War II in general, when 6 Imperial Japanese Mitsubishi G3M bombers are shot down by the Nationalist Chinese Air Force while raiding Chinese air bases

1945: In the afternoon, Japan’s surrender is made public
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/japans-surrender-made-public

1945: By several agreements signed in Moscow, Soviet Union and China seal their Union against Japan and solve some question in Manchuria

1945: The Viet Minh launches August Revolution amid the political confusion and power vacuum engulfing Vietnam
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/August_Revolution

1947: Pakistan gains Independence from the British Indian Empire under the administration of United Kingdom and joins the British Commonwealth

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/modern/partition1947_01.shtml
http://www.timeanddate.com/holidays/pakistan/independence-day

 

1965: Ratification by the South Korea National Assembly of the treaty signed with Japan on June 22

1973: US bombing of Cambodia comes to a halt

2006: In Sri Lanka, a girls school is bombed by government troops causing 61 people dead and 200 wounded
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chencholai_bombing

2008: Cambodia and Thailand reach a deal to withdraw their troops from disputed temple
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7560474.stm

 

Holidays and observances

Pakistan : Independence Day