Daily Archives: 2 juillet 2019

On 2 July in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 2 JULY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on July 2, 2019

626: In fear of assassination, Li Shimin (future emperor Taizong) ambushes and kills his rival brothers Li Yuanji and Li Jiancheng in the incident at Wuanwu Gate
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Incident_at_Xuanwu_Gate
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Taizong_of_Tang
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/6266.html

649: Death of Li Jing, Chinese general, born in 571
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Li_Jing_(general)

706: In China, the remains of Emperor Gaozong of Tang, his wife Wu Zetian, her son Li Xian hand her grandson Li Chongrun, and granddaughter Li Xinanhui are interred in a new tomb complex outside Chang’an, known as the Qianling Mausoleum
http://www.china.org.cn/english/features/atam/115372.htm
http://www.visitourchina.com/xian/attraction/the-qianling-mausoleum.html

1937: Birth of Chinese pianist Gu Shengying who, victim of the Cutural Revolution committed suicide on January 31, 1967
http://www.todayinchinesehistory.com/07-02-7572
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/766.html

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KB7ZJwHurYI

1962: Soviet Union reaffirms on an  equivocal way its support to China on Taiwan affair

1971: Birth of Chinese actress Qu Ying
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qu_Ying
http://www.bsffilmgroup.com/sed/Qu_Ying.html

2009: China’s Three Gorges starts power production in full load
http://www.power-technology.com/projects/gorges/

2011: In Hong Kong, more than 200,000 demonstrators stage a peaceful rally against government policies and soaring property prices. Protesters vented their frustration at a slew of issues including a controversial plan to scrap by-elections
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-14000584
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2011/07/201172154518325

2014: In Hong Kong, more than 500 demonstrators are arrested for illegally ‘occupying’ street in central business district during pro-democracy protest
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jul/02/hong-kong-police-detain-hundreds-protest http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-28122434