wars, conflicts and strategy on 4 May in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 4 MAY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on May 4, 2019

1799: During the Fourth Anglo-Mysore War, the siege of Seringapatam ends when the city is invaded and Tipu Sultan killed by the besieging British army, under the command of General George Harris.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Seringapatam_(1799)
http://remembering-history.blogspot.fr/2014/07/the-siege-of-seringapatam-1799.html
http://www.historytoday.com/richard-cavendish/tipu-sultan-killed-seringapatam

1799-05-04 siege of Seringapatam

1869: In Japan, beginning of the naval Battle of Hakodate, up to May 10
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naval_Battle_of_Hakodate

1942: The Battle of Coral Sea begins by the attack by an US aircraft carrier on Japanese naval forces on Tugali Island which have been taken the day before
http://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii/battle-of-coral-sea
https://www.warhistoryonline.com/history/battle-coral-sea.html

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qj-bAJgwej4

1970: The Ohio National Guard opens fire, killing four students and wounding nine, after an university building was burnt down while students were protesting the US invasion of Cambodia
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/0504.html#article
https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/46-years-ago-today-richard-b-gagliano-rick-

1975: The Khmer Rouge launch an offensive against Vietnamese islands of Phu Quoc and Tho Chu

2001: General Secretary of United Nations Kofi Annan denounces the lightness of the verdict of 16 to 20 months in prison for the murderers of three UN members by Timorese in September 2000

2011: NATO’s chief urges Pakistan to make progress in the battle against terrorism in particular in the Pakistan-Afghanistan border region and said the US commando operation that killed Osama bin Laden near Islamabad was justified



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