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Wars, conflicts and strategy on 26 January in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 26 JANUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 26, 2019

1565: The Battle of Talikota, between the Vijanagara Empire and the sultanates of the Deccan, leads to the subjugation, and eventual destruction of the last Hindu kingdom in India
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Talikota
http://althistory.wikia.com/wiki/Battle_of_Talikota_(Hindustani_Raj)

1841: For the first time, the Union Jack is raised on Hong Kong

Victoria_Town,_Hong_Kong

1880: Birth of Douglas MacArthur, American general who led the Pacific war, commander of the occupations troops in Japan and of the UN forces during the Korean war
http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/macarthur-douglas-10890
http://faculty.washington.edu/kendo/macarthur.html

1967: In Beijing, during the Cultural Revolution, violent demonstrations in front of Soviet Union and French embassies (up to 31)

1972: North Vietnam rejects U.S. peace proposal
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/north-vietnam-rejects-u-s-peace-proposal

2003 First direct flight from Taiwan to Main China (via Hong Kong) at the request of Taiwan’s authorities
http://articles.orlandosentinel.com/2003-01-26/news/0301260114_1_mainland-china-taiwan-china-since-1949
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cross-strait_charter

2017: Philippine talks with communist rebels end with no deal on truce
http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/southeast-asia/article/2065578/philippine-talks-communist-rebels-end-no-deal-truce
http://www.manilatimes.net/talks-reds-end-no-ceasefire/308994/