On 18 September in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 18 SEPTEMBER IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on September 18, 2019

1606: Birth of the late Ming peasant uprising leader Zhang Xianzhong, killed by Qing forces on January 2, 1647
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhang_Xianzhong
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Zhang_Xianzhong

Zhang Xianzhong

1906: A typhoon with tsunami kills an estimated 10,000 people in Hong Kong
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1906_Hong_Kong_typhoon
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/8975.html

1931: Mukden (Shenyang) Incident or Manchurian Incident provoked by the Japanese. A pretext for invading Manchuria
http://www.ndl.go.jp/modern/e/cha4/description01.html
http://www.chinaww2.com/2016/09/18/a-date-to-remember-or-forget/
http://www.slideshare.net/jcrowder/the-manchurian-incident

1976: Mao Zedong funeral takes place in Beijing


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=raZmROeAo1o

1977: Birth of Miki Lee, popular Taiwanese singer and actress
http://www.hkcinemagic.com/en/people.asp?id=1307

1982: Birth of Yang Xin, Chinese actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yang_Xin

1985: National Conference of the Chinese Communist Party (18-24). Hundreds of veterans resign and give the way to younger cadres with more qualification

1997: End of the XVth congress of the Chinese Communist Party. Jiang Zemin is maintained as leader and Li Peng as number two while Qiao shi is ousted

2001: Taiwan gets the green light for its entry to the World Trade Organization under the name of Chinese Taiwan



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