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Wars, conflicts and strategy on 31 May in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 31 MAY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on 31 May 2019

1223: Mongol invasion of the Cumans: Battle of the Kalka River – Mongol armies of Genghis Khan led by Subutai defeat Kievan Rus and Cumans
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Kalka_River
http://begaarchers.com.au/?page_id=1170

1900: US troops arrive in Peking to help put down the Boxer Rebellion
http://www.smplanet.com/teaching/imperialism/#boxer

1924: The Soviet Union signs an agreement with the Peking government, referring to Outer Mongolia as an « Integral part of the Republic of China » whose « sovereignty » the Soviet Union promises to respect
http://www.endofempire.asia/0814-2-sino-soviet-friendship-and-outer-mongolia-4/
http://www.jstor.org/stable/2667632?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents

1942: Japanese Navy midget submarines begin a series of attacks on Sydney, Australia

http://www.navy.gov.au/history/feature-histories/japanese-midget-submarine-attack-sydney-harbourhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Attack_on_Sydney_Harbour
http://naa.gov.au/collection/fact-sheets/fs192.aspx

https://youtu.be/dcy1vM1EGoE

1973: The US Senate votes the end of the bombing of Cambodia
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/may/31/newsid_2481000/2481543.stm

1974: Malaysia is the first among ASEAN countries to forge diplomatic ties with China

1976: An “East Timor People’s Assembly” selected by Indonesian intelligence services accepts annexation by Indonesia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indonesian_invasion_of_East_Timor

1981: Burning of Jaffna library, Sri Lanka, It is one of the violent examples of ethnic biblioclasm of the twentieth century
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burning_of_Jaffna_library

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eVdx1QvkMo8

2012: North Korea proclaimed itself a “nuclear state” this week following a revision of its constitution earlier this year.
http://edition.cnn.com/2012/05/31/world/asia/north-korea-nuclear-constitution/index.html?hpt=ias_c1

2014: The United States accuses China of acting as a “destabilising” force in pursuing its territorial claims in the South China Sea, saying its failure to resolve disputes with its neighbours threatens the region’s long-term progress
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2014/05/us-china-destabilising-asia-pacific-region-20145317512706660.html

2016: Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak rebukes Philippine president-elect Rodrigo Duterte’s suggestion that he may reignite the Sabah dispute between the two nations

2017: At least 80 killed, hundreds injured in Kabul diplomatic quarter blast
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-40102903
http://www.dw.com/en/huge-explosion-in-kabul-extensive-damage-to-german-embassy/a-39056329

 

Holidays and observances

Brunei: Royal Brunei Armed Forces Day