On 8 January in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 8 JANUARY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on January 8, 2019

307: Jin Huidi, Chinese Emperor of the Jin Dynasty, is poisoned and succeeded by his son Jin Huaidi
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Hui_of_Jin
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Huai_of_Jin

1037: Birth of Chinese poet Su Shi who died on August 24, 1101
http://www.chinaonlinemuseum.com/calligraphy-su-shi.php
http://www.chinese-poems.com/su.html

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DaQ7hDxFZzQ

1781: Birth of Chinese national hero Admiral Guan Tianpei who during the Opium War died in a battle on February 26, 1841
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guan_Tianpei

1902: In China, after the international expedition, imperial court comes back to the Fobidden City and empress Cixi retakes the power

1975: Deng Xiaoping, with the help of Zhou Enlai recovers his positions before to be demoted again after Zhou death

1976: Death of Zhou Enlai, Chinese Prime Minister since 1949


http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/chinese-leader-zhou-enlai-dies

http://www.nytimes.com/1986/01/10/world/in-death-zhou-enlai-is-still-beloved-but-a-puzzle.html?pagewanted=all
http://chineseposters.net/themes/zhouenlai.php

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LydnqKl-zeg

1977: Just one year after the death of Zhou Enlai, huge demonstrations in Beijing which will continue up to 16 January. The demonstrators demand the Deng Xiaoping return to power

2002: Abolition of death penalty in Taiwan. The last ten years, 176 Taiwanese have been executed, 39 of them for kidnapping

2017: Taiwanese president heads to Central America without holding any meetings with Trump and his team during stopover in Houston
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy-defence/article/2060386/taiwans-wise-tsai-makes-low-key-us-stop-reduces-risk
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/front/archives/2017/01/09/2003662766

 

 



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