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Wars, conflicts and strategy on 8 June in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 8 JUNE IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on 8 June 2019

1690: Siddi general Yadi Sakat, razes the Mazagon British Fort in Mumbai.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mazagon_Fort
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yakut_Khan

1824: The British launch a new offensive on Rangoon. The Burmese will be driven back; and their strongly built forts, battered by artillery, gradually abandoned

1905: US President Roosevelt sends identical notes to Japan and Russia urging them to negotiate and end hostilities, offering his personal services

1928: Chinese Nationalist forces, under the command of Chiang Kai-shek capture Beijing defeating the northern warlords

1942: Japanese imperial submarines shell the Australian cities of Sydney and Newcastle

1946: Sukarno calls for the people of Indonesia to mobilize against the Dutch in an anti-colonial campaign

1965: The US forces in Vietnam get the green light to fight in ground operations
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-forces-are-available-for-ground-support

1967: The Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North Vietnam) recognizes the border and neutrality of Laos

1969: Presidents Nixon and Thieu meet at Midway. USA decides the immediate withdraw of 25,000 soldiers from Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/nixon-and-thieu-meet-at-midway
https://www.nixonfoundation.org/2014/06/president-nixon-president-thieu-meet-midway-island-june-8-1969/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9uFkDnMROiI

1972: Vietnam War: Associated Press photographer Nick Ut takes his Pulitzer Prize-winning photo of a naked 9-year-old Phan Thi Kim Phúc running down a road after being burned by napalm

1996: China set off an underground nuclear test blast

1997: Japan and USA reveal their new defence agreement which considerably enlarge the mutual commitments of the 1978 agreement
http://www.nippon.com/en/features/c00204/
http://www.mofa.go.jp/region/n-america/us/security/guideline2.html