On 7 August in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 7 AUGUST IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on August 7, 2019

1461: The Ming Dynasty Chinese military general Cao Qin stages a failed coup against the Tianshun Emperor and commits suicide by jumping down a well
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rebellion_of_Cao_Qin
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/7631.html

1661: Death of Jin Shengtan, Chinese editor, writer and critic, born in 1608
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jin_Shengtan

1864: Death of Li Xiucheng, Chinese General in the Taiping Rebellion, born in 1823
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Li_Xiucheng
http://taipingrebellion.com/fall.htm
http://www.executedtoday.com/2013/08/07/1864-li-xiucheng-taiping-rebellion-general/

1927: Chen Duxiu is dismissed from the chairmanship of the Chinese Communist Party
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Chen_Duxiu
http://sites.asiasociety.org/chinawealthpower/chapters/chen-duxiu/

 

1967: Vietnam War: The People’s Republic of China agrees to give North Vietnam an undisclosed amount of aid in the form of a grant

1978: Birth of Vanness Wu, Taiwanese singer
http://wiki.

1978: Birth of Shirley Yeung, Hong Kong actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shirley_Yeung

1994: Death of Liu Haisu, Chinese painter, born on March 16, 1896
http://www.artnet.com/artists/liu-haisu/biography
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/7651.html

Liu Haisu Mount Huang

2014: One of China’s most prominent dissidents, Gao Zhisheng, is released after three years in jail
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-28689580
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/11019505/Wife-speaks-to-dissident-Gao-Zhisheng-after-he-is-released-from-prison.html



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