Wars, conflicts and strategy on 24 December in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND  STRATEGY ON 24 DECEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on December 24, 2018

1900: During the Boxer Rebellion, foreign powers present the Chinese Empress with their list of ‘irrevocable conditions’ before their nations will withdraw troops from China
http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/boxer_rebellion.htm

1900 german-postcard-the-war-in-china-2

1937: During the Japanese invasion of China, the Nippon troops enter Hangzhou

1941: Kuching, capital of Sarawak (Northern Borneo), is conquered by the Japanese forces
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kuching#History

1941: Following the Japanese invasion of the Philippines, President Quezon transfers the seat of the Commonwealth Government to Corregidor island
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/842/today-in-philippine-history-december-24-1941-president-quezon-transferred-the-seat-of-the-commonwealth-government-to-corregidor-island
https://tubagbohol.mikeligalig.com/history/transfer-of-commonwealth-government-to-corregidor-island/

1941: Japanese launch the third battle of Changsha
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=184
 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Changsha_(1942)

1948: United Nations Security Council orders a cease-fire to the Nertherlands and the liberation of the Indonesian goverment. Netherlands declares Security Council incompetent

1954: Laos becomes independant from France

1964: Vietnam War: Viet Cong operatives bomb the Brinks Hotel in Saigon to demonstrate they can strike an American installation in the heavily guarded capital
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1964_Brinks_Hotel_bombing

1967: China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor
 
1979: Soviet tanks roll into Afghanistan
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/soviet-tanks-roll-into-afghanistan

1999: An Indian Airplines plane is seized during a flight from Katmandu, Nepal, to New Delhi. In Afghanistan, the 150 hostages will be freed on December 31 after India released three Kashmir militants from prison
http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/1999/12/air-d30.html
http://www.policeone.com/terrorism/articles/3295096-Case-study-Indian-Airlines-Christmas-Eve-hijacking/

1999-12-24 Kandahar Hijacking

2000: A lot of churchs are blasted in Indonesia by Islamic fondamentalists, killing more than twenty peoples

 



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