On 12 May in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 12 MAY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on May 12, 2019

907: Zhu Wen forces Emperor Ai into abdicating, ending the Tang Dynasty after nearly three hundred years of rule
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhu_Wen

1510: The Prince of Anhua rebellion begins when Zhu Zhifan kills all the officials invited to a banquet and declares his intent on ousting the powerful Ming Dynasty eunuch Liu Jin during the reign of the Zhengde Emperor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince_of_Anhua_rebellion
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhu_Zhifan

1936: The Mongol Military Government is formed (renamed in October 1937 as the Mongol United Autonomous Government)

1949: The People’s Liberation Army launches the Battle of Shanghai
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shanghai_Campaign

1966: Beijing accuses the USA to have shot down a Chinese plane over Yunnan province

1969: Moscow announces that skirmishes happened at the beginning of the month on Xinjiang and Soviet Kazakstan border

2007: Taiwanese Prime Minister Sun Tseng-chan resigns after he lost the PDP investiture for the presidential elections against  former Premier Frank Hsieh

2008: More than 69 000 dead in a quake in Chinese Sichuan province
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7396400.stm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7399897.stm

2014: Southeast Asian leaders express “serious concern” over worsening territorial disputes in the South China Sea, presenting a rare united front against an increasingly assertive Beijing.



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