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Wars, conflicts and strategy on 1st May in Asian history

1898-05-01 Battle of Manila Bay

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 1 MAY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on May 1, 2018

1661: Zheng Chenggong (Koxinga) starts the siege of Fort Zeelandia, held by the Dutch in Taiwan (up to February 1662)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Fort_Zeelandia
http://vocwarfare.net/images/Herport-Taiwan

1898: In the first battle of the Spanish-American war, the US Navy destroys the Spanish Pacific fleet during the Battle of Manila Bay
http://www.freewebs.com/philippineamericanwar/battleofmanilabay.htm
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1440/today-in-philippine-history-may-1-1898-the-naval-battle-between-the-united-states-and-spain-took-place-in-manila-bay
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/the-battle-of-manila-bay
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Manila_Bay

1898-05-01 Battle of Manila Bay

1934: Philippine legislature accepts US proposal for independence

1942: Japanese 18th Infantry Division troops occupy Mandalay, Burma
http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675075128_Japanese-troops_World-War-II_Japanese-tanks_artillery-fire
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=59

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SlE-0mbk_kg

1950: U.S. President Harry S. Truman approves $10 million in military aid to the French in Indochina

1963: In the name of United Nations, Indonesia takes control of Western New Guinea (Irian Jaya) from Netherlands

1965: Naval Battle of Dong-Ying between Communist China and Nationalist China Taiwan

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Dong-Yin

1970: Protest erupt in Seattle and Washington, following the President Nixon decision to pursue Vietnamese communists in Cambodia

1972: In South Vietnam, North Vietnamese troops occupy Quang Tri
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/north-vietnamese-troops-capture-quang-tri

1973: U.S. and Chinese Liaison Offices open in Beijing and Washington, D.C., operating as de facto embassies, even though full diplomatic relations have yet to be established

1975: The Cambodian Khmer Rouge government is recognized by the United Nations

1993: Sri Lankan President Ranasinghe Premadasa is murdered by LTTE
https://www.colombotelegraph.com/index.php/the-premadasa-assassination/
http://www.upi.com/Archives/1993/05/01/Sri-Lankan-president-killedin-bomb-attack/9910736228800/
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/3722.html

2009: The Sri Lanka’s government admits carrying out air raids in the so-called no-fire zone in the country’s northeast, where the army is battling Tamil Tiger fighters
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2009/05/20095141557222873.html