Wars, conflicts and strategy on 7 August in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 7 AUGUST IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 7, 2019

1461: The Ming Dynasty Chinese military general Cao Qin stages a failed coup against the Tianshun Emperor and commits suicide by jumping down a well
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rebellion_of_Cao_Qin

1942: Beginning of the Battle of Guadalcanal, up to February 7, 1943

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-forces-invade-guadalcanal
 http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/battle_of_guadalcanal.htm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LEZBNqg5Weg

1964: Vietnam War: The U.S. Congress passes the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution giving US President Lyndon B. Johnson broad war powers to deal with North Vietnamese attacks on American forces
http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0807/5275.html
http://blogs.archives.gov/prologue/?p=13473

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nbm2NysG-SQ

1965: First Vietnamese ambush on Thailand’s soil

1965: Signature at Kuala-Lumpur of an agreement for Singapore to leave Malaysia

1967: Vietnam War: The People’s Republic of China agrees to give North Vietnam an undisclosed amount of aid in the form of a grant

2009: The new leader of the defeated Tamil Tiger separatist group is arrested. Selvarajah Pathmanathan, was wanted by Interpol in connection with allegations he smuggled arms for the Tigers for decades
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2009/08/20098773917105764.html

2009: The Pakistan’s most wanted man, Taliban leader Baitullah Mehsud, is killed by a US missile
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8188859.stm



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