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On 15 February in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 15 FEBRUARY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on February 15, 2017

557: Yuwen Jue establishes the Northern Zhou Dynasty ending the Western Wei dynasty
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Xiaomin_of_Northern_Zhou
http://www.chinaknowledge.de/History/Division/beizhou-rulers.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/1169.html

Yuwen Jue

1682: Death of Gu Yanwu, Late Ming and Qing dynasties thinker, born on July 15, 1613
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gu_Yanwu
http://www.chinaknowledge.de/History/Qing/personsguyanwu.html

1823: Birth of Li Hongzhang, Chinese General and statesman, who died on November 7, 1901
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Li_Hongzhang
https://www.britannica.com/biography/Li-Hongzhang

1904: The Huaxinghui (China Revival Society) is founded by Huang Xing
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Huaxinghui

1912: Yuan Shikai is elected provisional President of the Republic of China. He will be sworn in on March 10
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Republic_of_China_provisional_presidential_election,_1912
http://www.chinahighlights.com/travelguide/china-history/yuan-shikai.htm

http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/1099.html

1948: Mao Zedong Red Army retakes Yan’an his former capitale after the Long March

1965: Chine Foreign Minister Chen Yi says that a pacific coexistence with the USA is out of question

1967: Death of Zhang Henshui, Chinese novelist, born on May 18, 1895
https://paper-republic.org/authors/zhang-henshui/

1974: All the foreigners are forbidden to travel in China

1995:The population of China officially hits 1,2 billion

1996: At the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in China, a Long March 3 rocket, carrying an Intelsat 708, crashes into a rural village after liftoff, killing many people

2006: Death of Sun Yuan-suan, prime minister of the Republic of China (Taiwan) from 1978 to 1984, born on November 11, 1913
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sun_Yun-suan

2014: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has completed a two-day visit to China, pleased at Beijing’s commitment to pressure North Korea to return to nuclear talks.
http://www.voanews.com/content/china-promises-to-pressure-n-korea-back-to-nuclear-talks/1851874.html