Wars, conflicts and strategy on 3 June in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 3 JUNE IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on 3 June 2019

1571: The Battle of Bankusay marks the last resistance to the occupation of Manila by the Spaniards. The Spanish victory enables the Spaniards to establish themselves throughout the city and its neighboring towns
http://en.wikipilipinas.org/index.php?title=Battle_of_Bangkusay
http://self.gutenberg.org/articles/battle_of_bangkusay

1818: On the run, Baji Rao II, Peswa (Prime Minister) of Maratha, surrender to the British. Official end of the Third Anglo-Maratha War
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baji_Rao_II
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Third_Anglo-Maratha_War

1839: Lin Zexu commissioner of Guangdong destroys 1.2 million kg of opium in Humen, confiscated from British merchants, providing Britain with a Casus belli to open hostilities with China, resulting in the First Opium War
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lin_Zexu
https://www.google.com/culturalinstitute/u/0/exhibit/the-burning-of-opium-at-humen/AR2zugte?hl=en-GB
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/5166.html

1839-06-03 Destruction opium

1896: The Li-Lobanov Treaty, signed between China and Russia, allows Russia to signifiently increase its presence in Manchuria


http://old.study-in-china.org/ChinaFeature/History/20119212036569007.htm
http://www.onthisday.com/asia/manchuria.php
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/5168.html

1942: Japan begins the Aleutian Islands Campaign by bombing Unalaska Island
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aleutian_Islands_Campaign
http://www.historynet.com/battle-of-the-aleutian-islands-recapturing-attu.htm

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

1944: After 6000 soldiers killed or wounded, the Japanese renounce to a two months siege of Kohima (Burma)
https://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/world-war-two/the-pacific-war-1941-to-1945/the-battle-of-kohima-1944/
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/warsinasia/fl/The-Battle-of-Kohima-1944.htm?nl=1

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0q50rUdO8Ag

1947: At the «Round Table Conference» in New Delhi, Lord Mountbatten plan for the sharing of India is adopted

India Round Table Conference

India Round Table Conference

1952: A rebellion by North Korean prisoners in the Koje prison camp in South Korea is put down by American troops

1955: In London, opening of peace talks between Japan and Soviet Union

1970: Nixon calls Cambodian operation a success
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/nixon-calls-cambodian-operation-a-success

1984: The Indian National Army starts the attack of the Golden Temple (Harmandir Sahib), the most sacred shrine of Sikhism, near Amritsar (operation Blue Star, up to June 6)


http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/india/10881115/Operation-Blue-Star-How-an-Indian-army-raid-on-the-Golden-Temple-ended-in-disaster.html
http://www.firstpost.com/politics/uk-docs-on-operation-bluestar-time-to-probe-indira-gandhis-role-1338879.html


 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0VxiYR2xsS0

2012: Leon Panetta visits a former U.S. Navy base in Cam Rahn Bay, Vietnam, marking the first trip to the base by an American defense secretary since the war ended.
http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/03/us/panetta-vietnam-visit/index.html?hpt=ias_c1

2015 : India and the US ink an expansive new defence framework to bolster their strategic partnership over the next 10 years
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/India-US-ink-new-10-year-defence-framework/articleshow/47532249.cms
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/asia/2015-06/03/content_15272120.html



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