Daily Archives: 22 septembre 2017

On 22 September in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 22 SEPTEMBER IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on September 22, 2017

904: The warlord Zhu Quanzhong kills Emperor Zhaozong, the penultimate emperor of the Tang Dynasty, after seizing control of the imperial government
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhu_Wen

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Zhaozong_of_Tang

1072: Death of Ouyang Xiu, Chinese historian and scholar-official, born in 1007
http://www.chinaonlinemuseum.com/calligraphy-ouyang-xiu.php

1449: Zhu Qiyu becomes emperor of the Ming dynasty as emperor Jingtai, up to February 11, 1457
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jingtai_Emperor

1598: Korean and Chinese allied forces make a second attack against Japanese forces. However, Korean and Chinese allied forces failed to take the Ulsan Japanese Castle

1606: Birth of Li Zicheng, a Chinese rebel who sacked the Ming capital before to be defeated by the Manchu in 1644
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Li_Zicheng
https://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Li_Zicheng

1630: Death of Yuan Chonghuan, famed patriot and military commander of the Ming Dynasty who battled the Manchu, executed by his emperor under false charges. Born on June 6, 1584
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yuan_Chonghuan

1717: Death of Zheng Keshuang, third king of Tungning. He was forced to surrender Taiwan to Qing Dynasty after the Battle of Penghu
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zheng_Keshuang
https://www.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=Zheng%20Keshuang&item_type=topic

1922: Birth of Chen Ning-yang, Chinese physics Nobel Prize in 1957
http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/physics/laureates/1957/yang-bio.html

1942: Birth of Wu Ma, Chinese actor, director, producer and screenwriter who died on February 4, 2014
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wu_Ma

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RWaKutcs3B4

1957: Death of Chinese singer and actress Zhou Xuan, born on August 1, 1918
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhou_Xuan
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9208.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IbQEBrN84KI&hl=fr

1982: Great-Britain premier Margaret Thatcher goes to Beijing (up to 25) to discuss the future of Hong Kong

1982: Birth of Mandy Chiang, Hong Kong singer and actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mandy_Chiang
http://www.hkcinemagic.com/en/people.asp?id=13196

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jjjgFtxFcyk

1984: Birth of Theresa Fu, Hong Kong singer and actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theresa_Fu
http://www.hkcinemagic.com/en/people.asp?id=2958

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UeDyArLalwE

1997: Death of of Chiang Wei-kuo (Wego Chiang), adopted son of Chiang Kai-shek and politician, born on October 6, 1916
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chiang_Wei-kuo
http://www.shanghai1937.com/a-chinese-in-the-german-wehrmacht/

2012: A senior official makes China’s first top-level visit to Afghanistan in nearly 50 years, as Beijing attempts to bolster diplomatic and economic ties with its war-torn neighbour ahead of the withdrawal of Nato troops in 2014
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/9560995/Senior-Chinese-official-visits-Afghanistan-for-first-time-in-50-years.html
http://www.asiaone.com/News/Latest%2BNews/World/Story/A1Story20120923-373259.html

2013: China’s disgraced top politician Bo Xilai given life term for corruption
http://www.euronews.com/2013/09/22/bo-xilai-speaks-in-chinese-court-after-being-given-life-sentence/
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2013/09/201392215851545302.html

2014: Thousands of students brave sweltering heat in Hong Kong to demand greater democracy as they launched a week-long boycott of classes, underscoring a restive younger generation’s determination to challenge the Chinese Communist Party
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-29306128
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1597934/boycott-begins-thousands-students-stage-classroom-walkout-over

2016: Prominent Chinese rights lawyer Xia Lin is sentenced to 12 years’ jail
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2021629/prominent-chinese-rights-lawyer-xia-lin-sentenced-12
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/sep/22/china-lawyer-for-ai-weiwei-jailed-for-12-years-in-severe-retaliation