On 1st July in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 1 JULY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on July 1, 2018

1242: Death of Chagatai Khan, Mongol ruler, born on December 22, 1183
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chagatai_Khan

1921: In Shanghai, foundation of the Communist Party of China, with Chen Duxiu as first chairman
http://www.cinaforum.net/july-1-1921-foundation-of-the-communist-party-of-china/
http://alphahistory.com/chineserevolution/chinese-communist-party/
http://persona.rin.ru/eng/view/f/0/28651/chen-duxiu

1921-07-01 Mao pf

1955: Birth of Li Keqiang, Chinese politician, 7th Premier of the People’s Republic of China since March 15, 2013
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Li_Keqiang

1967: Birth of Sansan Chien, Taiwanese composer, who died on October 24, 2011
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sansan_Chien

1975: Thailand establishes diplomatic relations with Communist China

1976: Birth of Justin Lo, Hong Kong singer and songwriter
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Justin_Lo

1976: Death of Zhang Wentian, 5th General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party from 1935 to 1943, born on August 30, 1900
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhang_Wentian
https://books.google.fr/books?id=lpR8yKWjHRQC&pg=PA119&lpg=PA119&dq=Death+of+Zhang+Wentian&source=bl&ots=t3p-h-uKtK&sig=SfMnhQq1Yko002FAKTJR7BZfyGE&hl=fr&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjlxP7Bvv3bAhXE1hQKHZ3pCw8Q6AEIoQEwGA#v=onepage&q=Death%20of%20Zhang%20Wentian&f=false

1997: Hong Kong is hand back to the Chinese authorities, ending more than 150 years of British control. The city become a Special Administrative Region with Tung Chee-hwa as Chief Executive

http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/july/1/newsid_2656000/2656973.stm
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/cpc2011/2010-09/09/content_12481219.htm
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/education-community/article/1983718/everything-you-need-know-about-hong-kongs-return
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/0701.html#article

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=os4p8MfAqQY

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dVZzRY0X6_g&feature=related

2001: The Communist party of China celebrates the 80th anniversary of its foundation. General Secretary Jiang Zemin announce that private companies boss are now authorized to join the party

2003: In Hong Kong, 500,000 people demonstrate against an anti-subversion bill

2006: In China, the Qinghai-Tibet Railway is inaugurated
http://www.ecanadanepal.com/2016/05/qinghai-tibet-railway.html
http://www.historychannel.com.au/classroom/day-in-history/670/worlds-highest-rail-line-inaugurated
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qinghai-Tibet_Railway 

Qinghai-Tibet train

2007: Tenth anniversary of the return of Hong Kong to China. Hu Jintao underlines the limits of the autonomy of the city while 68,000 people demonstrate for universal suffrage

2011: China’s President Hu Jintao warns the Communist Party that corruption could cost it the support of the people – in a speech marking 90 years since the party was founded.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-13985359
http://english.aljazeera.net/video/asia-pacific/2011/07/20117202013658493.html
http://english.aljazeera.net/video/asia-pacific/2011/07/20117123512846499.html

2012: Hong Kong’s new Beijing-backed leader Leung Chun-ying is sworn in amid rising public discontent over widening inequality and lack of full democracy in the semi-autonomous southern Chinese financial centre.
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/07/2012714286700794.html
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/02/world/asia/protesters-march-as-new-hong-kong-leader-is-sworn-in.html?_r=1&ref=asia
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/hongkong/9368130/100000-march-in-Hong-Kong-on-15th-anniversary-of-handover.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-18664132

 

Holidays and observances

Communist Party of China Founding Day

Hong Kong: Hong Kong SAR Establishment Day



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