Wars, conflicts and strategy on 26 July in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 26 JULY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 26, 2019

1897: During the Anglo-Afghan War, The Pashtun fakir Saidullah leads an army of more than 10,000 to begin a siege of the British garrison in the Malakand Agency of the North West Frontier Province of India
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Malakand

1941: In response to the Japanese occupation of French Indo-China, US President Franklin D. Roosevelt orders the seizure of all Japanese assets in the United States and embargo on oil-export to Japan
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/united-states-freezes-japanese-assets

1945: Potsdam Declaration (USA, China, Great-Britain) defining terms for Japanese surrender
 
http://www.ndl.go.jp/constitution/e/etc/c06.html

1945-07-26 Potsdam

1945: The US Navy cruiser Indianapolis arrives at Tinian with the warhead for the Hiroshima atomic bomb

1947: Conference of the Commonwealth at Canberra working on treaty of peace with Japan

1953: Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment repel a number of Chinese assaults against a key position known as The Hook during the Battle of the Samichon River, just hours before the Armistice Agreement is signed, ending the Korean War

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Samichon_River
http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/australia/2rar.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2nd_Battalion,_Royal_Australian_Regiment

1965: Independence of the Maldives (from Great-Britain)
http://maldives.tourism-srilanka.com/festivals/independence-day.html

1972: South Vietnamese troops rise flag over Quang Tri
http://www.ivyprepinternational.com/south-vietnamese-troops-raise-flag-over-quang-tri/

1999: Kargil conflict officially comes to an end. Indian Army announces complete eviction of Pakistani intruders


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kargil_Vijay_Diwas
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/july-26th-1999-kargil-war-ends


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3rCOmVwv4tU

2008: 56 people are killed and over 200 people are injured in 21 bomb blasts in Ahmedabad bombing in India
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2008_Ahmedabad_bombings

2010: Afghan President Hamid Karzai says a NATO rocket attack in southern Afghanistan has killed 52 civilians, including women and children

2010: Pakistani officials react angrily to the publication of a trove of secret U.S. military documents that suggested Pakistan’s spy agency collaborated with the Taliban, and they said the United States is using Pakistan as a scapegoat for its failing war

2014: The U.S. says China has tested a missile designed to destroy satellites and urge Beijing to refrain from destabilizing actions
http://asiancorrespondent.com/125163/us-says-china-tested-anti-satellite-missile/

2014: Japan releases declassified diplomatic archives indicating that both China and Taiwan started asserting their ownership of the Japanese-administered Senkaku islands only from 1971


Holidays and observances

National Day of Maldives

Kargil Victory Day or Kargil Vijay Diwas (India)



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