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On 1st February in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

1662-02-01 Surrender of Zeelandia

ON 1st FEBRUARY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on February 1, 2018

1662: In Taiwan, after a nine-month siege, the Dutch entrenched in fort  Zeelandia surrender to Chinese General Koxinga
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fort_Zeelandia_(Taiwan)
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/320.html

1662-02-01 Surrender of Zeelandia

1764: Death of Chinese writer Cao Xueqin, author of the Dream in the Red Chamber, born in 1715
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/1499.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cao_Xueqin

Cao Xueqin

1789: Chinese troops are driven out of Vietnam capital Thang Long (Hanoi)

1902: Chinese empress Cixi forbids the binding of women’s feet. Manchu and Chinese are allowed intermarriage

1910: Birth of Ngabo Ngawang Jigme, chairman of the Autonomous Region of Tibet (1964-1968) who died on December 23, 2009
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ngapoi_Ngawang_Jigme

1920: Birth of Chinese painter Zao Wou-ki (others sources say 13 February), who died on April 9, 2013
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zao_Wou_Ki_(Zhao_Wuji)
http://www.zao-wou-ki.com/
http://www.asianart.com/exhibitions/zao/index.html

1932: The National Bank of Chinese Soviet Republic is established with Mao Zemin as its president. The CSR Central Mint issued three kinds of currency, including the paper bill, the copper coin, and the silver dollar
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Bank_of_Chinese_Soviet_Republic

1951: United Nations General Assembly declares China an aggressor country in Korea War
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-n-condemns-prc-for-aggression
http://hansard.millbanksystems.com/commons/1951/feb/01/korea-united-nations-resolution

1984: China and Netherlands regain diplomatic relations downed to chargé d’affaires level in May 1981 after the sale of submarines to Taiwan
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/1530.html

2002: Yu Shyi-kun becomes Prime Minister of Taiwan, up to 1st February 2006, born on 25 April 1948
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yu_Shyi-kun

2008: Taiwan announces that two referendums on joining United Nations will be held on 22 March
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7222531.stm

2016: The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Legislator Su Jia-chyuan (蘇嘉全) wins the ninth legislative speakership election, becoming the Taiwan’s first non-Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) speaker
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/front/archives/2016/02/02/2003638625
http://www.chinapost.com.tw/taiwan/national/national-news/2016/02/02/457596/LY-elects.htm