On 11 December in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 11 DECEMBER IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on December 11, 2018

1241: Death of Ogedei Khan, Emperor of the Mongol Empire since 1229, born in 1186
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/%C3%96gedei_Khan

1754: Death of Qing Dynasty Scholar and writer Wu Jingzi
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wu_Jingzi
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/11598.html

1911: Birth of Qian Xuesen, father of the Chinese nuclear bomb, who died on October 31, 2009
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qian_Xuesen
http://www.armscontrolwonk.com/2520/qian-xuesen-1911-2009
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/11393.html

1915: Yuan shikai “accepts” to become new Chinese emperor
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/yuan-shih-kai-accepts-chinese-throne
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/11606.html
http://www.gwpda.org/bio/xyz/yuansh.html

1927: Communist militia, under Ye Ting command, take control of  Guangzhou (Canton) and announce the formation of Guangzhou Soviet. The city  will be retake by warlords three days later
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guangzhou_Uprising
http://www.iias.nl/iiasn/19/regions/ea1.html

1927-12-11 Guangzhou upring

1929: Deng Xiaoping leads the Baise Uprising (百色起义, Baise Qiyi) in Guangxi Province against the Guomindang government.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baise_Uprising

Deng Xiaoping 1929

1950: In Korea, end of the Battle of Chosin Reservoir, won by the  Chinese on Americans


http://militaryhistory.about.com/od/battleswars1900s/p/chosin.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Chosin_Reservoir
http://www.koreanwar-educator.org/topics/chosin/

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

1966: Birth of Leon Lai (Li Ming) an Hong Kong singer  and actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leon_Lai

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4F7iitJxByo

1994: Death of Yao Yilin, Vice PM of China (1983-1993), born on September 6, 1917
http://www.nytimes.com/1994/12/13/obituaries/yao-yilin-a-hard-liner-is-dead-at-77.html
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/obituary-yao-yilin-1387366.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yao_Yilin

Yao Yilin

1996: Tung Chee-hwa is elected the first Chief Executive of the Hong Kong SAR. He will take his charge on July 1, 1997
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hong_Kong_Chief_Executive_election,_1996

Tung Chee Hwa 3

2001: China becomes officially a member of World Trade Organization
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/1702241.stm

2004: Legislative elections in Taiwan. Defeat of the pan-green coalition  supporting president Chen Shui-bian which gets 101 seats while the KMT and its  allies (pan-blue coalition) get 114 seats

2009: Liu Xiaobo, one of China’s best-known dissidents  and a principal author of a pro-democracy manifesto that has attracted more  than 10,000 signatures from Chinese supporters, is indicted on charges of trying  to subvert the state
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/12/12/world/asia/12china.html?_r=1&ref=asia

2012: China bishop Thaddeus Ma Daqin stripped of title after he announced his split from the Chinese Patriotic Catholic Association (CPCA) during his own ordination as auxiliary bishop of Shanghai which had been approved by Pope Benedict XVI in July
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/12/2012121284751566792.html
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Abp.-Savio-Hon:-dismissal-of-Shanghai-bishop-an-abuse”.-Churches-of-the-world-pray-for-him-26607.html

2013: China has put Zhou Yongkang, one of the most powerful politicians of the last decade, under virtual house arrest while the ruling Communist Party investigates accusations of corruption against him
http://www.voanews.com/content/reu-china-puts-former-security-chief-under-house-arrest/1807918.html



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