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Wars, conflicts and strategy on 26 August in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 26 AUGUST IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 26, 2019

1303: Alauddin Khilji captures Chittorgarh (now in Rajasthan)
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/26th-august-1303-alauddin-khilji-of-the-khilji-dynasty-captures-chittorgarh
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alauddin_Khilji

Alauddin Khilji

1811: British under Lord Minto take Batavia. The Dutch, having suffered heavy losses, retreat to Semarang
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Earl_of_Minto

1858: Anglo-Japanese Treaty of Amity and Commerce. A representative of the British government would be permitted to reside at Yedo
http://dictionary.sensagent.com/anglo-japanese+treaty+of+amity+and+commerce/en-en/

1884: After the August 23 French attack on Fuzhou fleet, the Qing government declares war on France

1949: Chinese People’s Liberation Army captured Lanzhou
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lanzhou_Campaign
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/8083.html

 

1949-08-26 Prise de Lanzhou

1960: Signature of a treaty of amity between China and Afghanistan

1975: Portuguese politic authorities and military forces hurriedly leave East Timor

1976: In the Philippines, Kumander Dante, leader of the New People Army is captured
https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-1989-10-28-mn-692-story.html

2006: In Pakistan,  Nawab Akbar Bugti, historic chief of Baluchistan rebels is killed in a military operation
http://storyofpakistan.com/nawab-akbar-khan-bugti/
http://www.dawn.com/news/207726/bugti-killed-in-operation-six-officers-among-21-security-personnel-dead

2008: North Korea issues a Foreign Ministry statement announcing its halt of the disablement works and threatened to restore the nuclear facilities in protest against Washington’s delay in lifting sanctions off Pyongyang
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2008/08/200882671551450569.html