Wars, conflicts and strategy on 8 September in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 8 SEPTEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 8, 2019

617: Battle of Huoyi: Li Yuan defeats a Sui Dynasty army, opening the path to his capture of the imperial capital Chang’an and the eventual establishment of the Tang Dynasty
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Huoyi

1449: Battle of Tumu Fortress. Mongolians capture the Chinese emperor Zhengtong
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Battle_of_Tumu

1945: First British troops parachute into Kemayoran Airport at Jakarta

1945: Japanese prime minister Hideki Tojo attempts to take his own life rather than face a war crimes tribunal
http://billdownscbs.blogspot.fr/2015/08/1945-story-of-hideki-tojos-attempted.html

1945: US troops land in south of Japanese-held Korea
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/american-troops-arrive-in-korea-to-partition-the-country

1951: End of the conference of San-Francisco for a peace treaty with Japan . Signature of a US-Japan Security which will enter into force on 28 April 1952
http://www.taiwandocuments.org/sanfrancisco01.htm

1954: The Southeast Asia Treaty Organization (SEATO) is established to stop communist spread in South-East Asia
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/seato-established
http://avalon.law.yale.edu/20th_century/usmu003.asp

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1958: Nikita Krushchev warns US president Eisenhover that any attack on Communist China would be considered as an attack against Soviet Union

1959: Following a call from Laos, United Nations Security Council decides to send a mission in this country

1962: Chinese soldiers surround Indian Dhola Post, established by mistake on June 4 on Chinese side of the McMahon Line due to faulty maps
http://www.business-standard.com/article/current-affairs/dhola-post-that-triggered-war-was-on-china-s-side-of-mcmahon-line-114032200030_1.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/8th-september-1962-the-chinese-make-their-first-incursion-into-indian-territory-in-the-eastern-sector

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1965: Beginning of the Battle of Asal Uttar, one of the largest tank battles fought during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1965. Up to September 10, 1965
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Asal_Uttar

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qHSVJNNsQ4U

1968: For the first time, a South Vietnam general is killed

1980: First Soviet forces in Panshir valley (Afghanistan)

1981: Violent demonstrations in Kabul after the government called all the reservists

1992: At the request of the United Nations Transitional Authority in Cambodia (UNTAC), a major UN peacekeeping operation, Japan sends troops overseas for the first time since World War II
http://www.mofa.go.jp/policy/un/pko/pamph96/02_2.html

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZprTRJQ2ZCE

2010: Diplomatic row between China and Japan after collisions between two Japanese patrol boats and a Chinese trawler on September 7
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-11225522

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ZbsmKrjxXk&feature=related

 

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