On 13 February in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

13 FEBRUARY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on February 13, 2019

951: Guo Wei (郭威), also known as Emperor Taizu (太祖) founds the short-lived Later Zhou dynasty during the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period, reigning from 951 until his death in 954
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guo_Wei

1885: In Tonkin, the French capture Langson, defeating the Chinese garrison
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L%E1%BA%A1ng_S%C6%A1n_Campaign
 

1912 : Sun Yat-sen, provisional president of China, tenders his resignation to the Legislature (effective Apr.01) and endorses Yuan Shikai as his successor so long as Yüan obeys the constitution and the capital is moved from Peking to Nanking 
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/999.html

1913: Thubten Gyatso, the 13th Dalai Lama, proclaims an edict that reaffirms the independence of Tibet (not recognised by China)
https://tibettalk.wordpress.com/2013/02/14/the-tibetan-declaration-of-independence/

1921: Birth of Zao wou-ki (maybe on February 1) Franco-Chinese painter who died on April 9, 2013
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zao_Wou-Ki
https://www.google.com/search?q=zao%20wou%20ki&tbm=isch
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/1362.html

Zao Wou-ki

1951: Beginning of the three-day Battle of Chipyong-ni, one of the main battles involving the Chinese in the Korean War
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Chipyong-ni
http://parallelnarratives.com/the-battle-of-chipyong-ni-february-1951/

1951-02-13 Battle of Chipyong-ni

1955: After the evacuation of thousands of ROC forces and civilians by the US Seventh Fleet, Chinese Army take control of Dachen Island and other small islands off Zhejiang

1955-02-13 PLA control de Dachen

1990: Birth of the 11th Panchen Lama Gyaincain Norbu selected by Beijing in November 1995
http://www.chinabuddhismencyclopedia.com/en/index.php?title=Gyaincain_Norbu
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/11th_Panchen_Lama_controversy

2007: Taiwan opposition leader Ma Ying-jeou (now president) resigns as the chairman of the Kuomintang party after being indicted on charges of embezzlement during his tenure as the mayor of Taipei
http://english.people.com.cn/200702/14/eng20070214_349835.html





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