Wars, conflicts and strategy on 6 May in Asian history

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WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 6 MAY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on May 6, 2019

1529: Babur, the founder of the Mughal (Mogol) dynasty in India, defeats Mahmud Lodhi who leads an army of those disaffected with his rule at the Battle of Ghagra
http://www.importantindia.com/4358/battle-of-ghagra-1529/
http://www.preservearticles.com/2012030925940/short-essay-on-the-battle-of-ghagra.html

1662 : The Spanish governor in the Philippines de Lara orders the abandonment of forts in Zamboanga, Ternate because the Chinese Koxinga threat
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1791/today-in-philippine-history-may-6-1662-governor-de-lara-ordered-abandonment-of-forts-in-zamboanga-ternate

1757: End of Konbaung–Hanthawaddy War which started on April 20, 1752, and the end of Burmese Civil War since 1740
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Konbaung%E2%80%93Hanthawaddy_War

1857: The British East Indian Company disbands the 34th Regiment of Bengal Native Infantry whose Sepoy Mangal Pandey had earlier revolted against the British and is considered to be the First Martyr in the War of India’s Independence
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/mangal-pandey.html
http://www.guardian.co.uk/film/2009/jan/29/reel-history

1942: On Corregidor Island, the last American forces in the Philippines surrender to the Japanese http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/all-american-forces-in-the-philippines-surrender-unconditionally
http://www.historynet.com/corregidor-the-last-battle-in-the-fall-of-the-philippines.htm

http://www.tragedyofbataan.com/corregidor/

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OZ0K88yg7pY

1962: In Laos, Pathet Lao breaks ceasefire and sizes Luang Namtha
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laotian_Civil_War

1970: In the USA, students launch nationwide protest against Vietnam War
 http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/students-launch-nationwide-protest

1994: Jakarta accepts direct talks with East Timor separatists

2008: Chinese President Hu Jintao in visit to Japan, the first Chinese head of state to go to Tokyo since 10 years
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7384749.stm
http://en.people.cn/90002/93900/

2009: In Afghanistan, up to 100 Afghanistan civilians are killed during an air raid by US forces during a joint operation targeting suspected fighters
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2009/05/20095672330997508.html

2011: Al-Qaeda confirms the death of its leader, Osama bin Laden, and says in an online posting that it would continue to launch attacks on the West
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2011/05/201156125729467729.html

2011: In Nepal, Maoists now will be in charge of the country’s internal security. The appointment is the result of a secret deal between Communist PM Khanal and Maoist leaders. The party representing the former guerrilla fighters also controls 19,000 armed men
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Maoists-get-Home-Affairs-Ministry-amid-fears-of-new-violence-21489.html



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