Wars, conflicts and strategy on 3 January in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 3 JANUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 3, 2019

1885: During the Sino-French War for the control of Tonkin (1884-1885), beginning of the two days Battle of Núi Bop
http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bataille_de_Nui_Bop

1885-01-03 Battle of Nui Bop

1942: Japanese take Sabah, in Borneo island (now in Indonesia)

1945: Allies land on west coast of Burma and conquer Akyab
http://www.britain-at-war.org.uk/ww2/London_Gazette/Burma_January_to_June_1943/html/part_ii.htm

1945-01-03 Akyab

1945: US aircraft carriers attack Okinawa as Gen. Douglas MacArthur is placed in command of all U.S. ground forces and Adm. Chester Nimitz is placed in command of all U.S. naval forces
https://warriorgirl3.wordpress.com/2014/01/03/today-in-history-1945-macarthur-and-nimitz-given-new-commands/
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/macarthur-and-nimitz-given-new-commands

1966: USA proposes a conference on South-East Asia aiming to solve Vietnamese problem

1980: Installed by Soviet forces, new Afghan president Babrak Karmal mades his first appearance defending Soviet Invasion
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/january/3/newsid_2492000/2492329.stm

1992: Establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Kazakhstan
http://e-history.kz/en/contents/view/2162

2003: The renting of small islets to private individuals in the Senkaku archipelago causes protests from Beijing and Taipei who claim sovereignty on this place named Diaoyudai by the Chinese

 



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