On 15 January in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 15 JANUARY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on January 15, 2019

1885: Birth of Huang Yuanyong, Chinese writer who died on December 25, 1915
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Huang_Yuanyong

1897: Birth of Xu Zhimo, Chinese poet, who died on November 19, 1931
http://www.poemhunter.com/xu-zhimo/biography/
http://wiki.china.org.cn/wiki/index.php/Xu_Zhimo

1923: Birth of Lee Teng-hui, Taiwan’s president from 1988 to 2000
http://edition.cnn.com/SPECIALS/1999/china.50/inside.china/profiles/lee.tenghui/
http://www.hs.reitaku.jp/english/ic/rpaper/2004/lee/body.htm#_edn1

1925: Birth of Liu Binyan, Chinese journalist and novelist who died in exile on December 5, 2005
http://www.hrichina.org/sites/default/files/PDFs/CRF.1.2006/CRF-2006-1_Exile.pdf
http://zonaeuropa.com/20060219_3.htm

1935: During the Long March, opening of the Zunyi conference in which Mao Zedong will be elected chairman of the Chinese communist party
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zunyi_Conference
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/222.html

1949: The Chinese Communist Party forces took over Tianjin from the Nationalist Government
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tianjin_Campaign

1951: In Korea, United Nations stop the sino-North Korean offensive

1979: Birth of Ken Chu, Taiwanese singer-actor and taichi champ
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ken_Chu

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m3LVu-43Bb0

1989: “Private visit” (up to 20 January) of Vietnamese vice-minister of Foreign Affairs Dinh Nho Liem to Beijing. First high level meeting since 1979
http://articles.latimes.com/1989-01-15/news/mn-949_1_cambodian-conflict

2006: Yu Shyi-kun, former Prime Minister and closed to president Chen Shui-bian is elected president of the Democratic Progressist Party, replacing Su Tseng-chang who resigned after the DPP defeat in local elections on 3 December 2005
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yu_Shyi-kun

2007: Death of Bo Yibo, Chinese politician, born in February 1908. Father of jailed former CCP Chongqing committee secretary Bo Xilai
http://www.asianews.it/index.php?l=en&art=8251

2010: Beijing choses a former soldier as the new governor of Tibet after the previous one resigned unexpectedly. Padma Choling, is an ethnic Tibetan who served 17 years in China’s army before joining the regional government
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8460628.stm

2013: Death of Gen. Yang Baibing, a military strongman who carried out the violent suppression of student-led protests in Tiananmen Square in 1989 and was later purged because of fears that he was accruing too much power. He was 93
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/18/world/asia/gen-yang-baibing-dies-at-93-led-tiananmen-crackdown.html
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1129672/yang-baibing-backed-1989-crackdown-and-prospered-it

2014: China launch a scathing diplomatic attack against Japan warning African nations of an impending “resurrection of Japanese militarism” and branding Prime Minister Shinzo Abe a “troublemaker”

 



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