On 3 September in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 3 SEPTEMBER IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on September 3, 2019

264: Death of Sun Xiu, third emperor of Eastern Wu
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sun_Xiu_(emperor)

1260: The Mamluks defeat the Mongols at the Battle of Ain Jalut in Palestine, marking their first decisive defeat and the point of maximum expansion of the Mongol Empire
http://www.angelfire.com/space2/writing.com.my/ainjalut.htm
http://medieval2.heavengames.com/m2tw/history/historical_battles_folder/ain_jalut/index.shtml

1949: Soviet Union informs Mao Zedong that the main leaders of the Second Eastern Turkestan Republic died in an plane crash. In fact murdered on his order
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_East_Turkestan_Republic

1954: The People’s Liberation Army begins shelling the Republic of China (ROC) controlled islands of Quemoy, starting the First Taiwan Strait Crisis

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Taiwan_Strait_Crisis
https://adst.org/2016/08/chinas-fight-for-tiny-islands-quemoy-matsu-taiwan-straits-crises-1954-58/#.WbJ-qsZpwuU
http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/ops/quemoy_matsu.htm

1975: Birth of Daniel Chan, Hong Kong singer-songwriter and actor

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

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d1OOAd80JIQ

1994: Russia and the PRC agree to de-target their nuclear weapons against each other
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sino-Soviet_Split

2001: Chinese leader Jiang Zemin gets a warm welcome for his first visit to North Korea

2009: Thousands of ethnic Han protesters swarmed around government buildings in Urumqi to demand that local leaders clamp down on ethnic Uighurs after rumors that they were trying to spread H.I.V. by sticking hundreds of Han with tainted needles
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8235305.stm

2016: China ratifies Paris climate deal
http://www.asiapacificstar.com/index.php/sid/247340065
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/sep/03/breakthrough-us-china-agree-ratify-paris-climate-change-deal

 

Holidays and observances

Republic of China (Taiwan) Forces Day


People’s Republic of China: V-J Day



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