Tag Archives: Wars conflicts and strategy on 25 August in Asian history

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 25 August in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 25 AUGUST IN ASIAN HISTORY

To see another date, on Internet (Google…) type “conflicts and strategy on (date + month) in Asian history”

Updated on August 25, 2019

1511: The Portuguese take control of Malacca


http://khleo.tripod.com/conquest.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capture_of_Malacca_(1511)


1630: Portuguese forces are defeated by the Kingdom of Kandy at the Battle of Randeniwela in Sri Lanka.

http://www.island.lk/2004/09/01/midweek3.html

1883: Signature of the Harmand Treaty or 1883 Hue Treaty putting Annam and Tonkin under the control of France. Will be soft by the June 6 1984 Treaty of Hue or Patenôtre Treaty
 
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Hu%E1%BA%BF_(1883)

1904: Beginning of the Battle of Liaoyang (up to 3 September), the first major land battle of the Russo-Japanese War, opposing 200,000 Japanese against 150,000 Russian
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Liaoyang
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Battle_of_Liaoyang

1937: Japanese fleet blockades Chinese coast

1942: Second day of the Battle of the Eastern Solomons. A Japanese naval transport convoy headed towards Guadalcanal is turned-back by Allied air attack, losing one destroyer and one transport sunk, and one light cruiser heavily damaged
http://www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar/USN/USN-CN-ESols/
http://blog.usni.org/2009/08/13/the-solomons-campaign-the-battle-of-the-eastern-solomons-24-25-august-1942

1945: Armed supporters of the Communist Party of China killed Baptist missionary John Birch, regarded by a portion of the American right as the first victim of the Cold War

http://www.rightsidesd.com/?p=14010
http://www.thenewamerican.com/culture/history/item/15051-soldier-missionary

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jubZJd_uE1I

1959: USA Give Laos money and military equipments

1972: China, who supports Pakistan, vetoes the entry of Bangladesh to United Nations

2003 : Bombay rocked by twin car bombs causing the death of around 50 people
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/august/25/newsid_3921000/3921475.stm