Southern Asia 1933
First East Turkestan Republic
In 1931 the warlord-ruled Chinese province of Xinjiang fell into civil war when the former khanate of Kumul revolted against ...
Sub-Saharan Africa 1963
Due to political resistance from the white settler population, Kenya did not gain independence from the UK until December 1963 ...
The failure of the 1991 August coup broke the Communist Party in the Soviet Union. Real power now lay in ...