On 11 July in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

1976-07-11 Découverte Terracottas

ON 11 JULY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on July 11, 2019

1405: Chinese fleet commander Zheng He sails for his first campaign
http://www.chinapage.com/zhenghe.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pzFq0Ivwz9g

1648: Death of Qin Liangyu, the ancient China only one female general
http://www.colorq.org/Articles/article.aspx?d=asianwomen&x=qinliangyu
http://gambargin.deviantart.com/art/Qin-Liangyu-of-Shizhu-1620-AD-Women-War-Queens-490813591

Qin Liangyu 2

1921: After a revolt against the Chinese led by Sukhbaatar, a provisional government is formed in Outer Mongolia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Damdin_S%C3%BCkhbaatar
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mongolian_Revolution_of_1921

1937: Birth of Pai Hsien-yung, Taiwanese writer
https://www.cpr.cuhk.edu.hk/resources/press/pdf/4d5a2312c72bd.pdf
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pai_Hsien-yung

1947: USA announces it sends a mission led by General Wedemeyer to China during the civil war

1953: Birth of Wu Shu-chen, wife of former President Chen Shui-bian of the Republic of China (Taiwan)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wu_Shu-chen

1961: The China-DPRK Friendship, Cooperation and Mutual Assistance Treaty is signed in Beijing
https://www.marxists.org/subject/china/documents/china_dprk.htm

1961-07-11 Sino-North Korean Friendship Treaty

1969: Birth of David Tao, Taiwanese singer-songwriter
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Tao

1976: Chinese archeologists announce they have found thousands of terracotta warriors in the tomb of first Chinese emperor Qin Shihuangdi
 
http://www.ducksters.com/history/china/terracotta_army.php

1976-07-11 Découverte Terracottas

1992: Death of Deng Yingchao, widow of Zhou Enlai, born on February 4, 1904
https://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/obituary-deng-yingchao-1533000.html
http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9E0CEED61E39F931A25754C0A964958260

2015: China detains dozens of rights lawyers
http://www.amnesty.ca/news/news-releases/china-dozens-of-human-rights-lawyers-targeted-in-nationwide-crackdown

2018: Beijing sentences dissident Qin Yongmin to 13 years in prison
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/activist-07112018112618.html
https://edition.cnn.com/2018/07/11/asia/qin-yongmin-china-intl/index.html
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/07/11/chinese-democracy-activist-qin-yongmin-sentenced-13-years-subversion/

 

Holidays and observances

Mongolia: First day of Naadam, Independence Day



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