On 18 December in Chinese history, Hong kong and Taiwan

ON 18 DECEMBER IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on December 18, 2018

1271: Kublai Khan renames his empire « Yuan » officially marking the start of the Chinese Yuan dynasty
http://www.thenagain.info/WebChron/China/KublaiKhan.html

1882: Birth of Cai E or Tsai Ao, Chinese revolutionary leader and warlord, who died on November 8, 1916
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/11820.html

1886: Birth of Zhu De (Chu Teh), Chinese Marshal who died on July 6, 1976
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Zhu_De
http://www.s9.com/Biography/Zhu-De

1940: Birth of Lei Feng, hero of the Chinese Cultural Revolution, who died in an accident on August 15, 1962
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lei_Feng

1941: Japan invades Hong Kong after British governor of Hong Kong, Mark Aitchison Young refuses to surrender to Japanese forces
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/japan-invades-hong-kong
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=61

1944: 77 US B-29 superfortress and 200 other aircrafts bomb the Chinese city of Hankow (now apart of Wuhan) where is a Japanese supply base

1959: Zhou Enlai suggests a meeting with Nehru on December 26 to solve their border quarrel. Nehru answer that he is ready for that at an appropriate time

1965: United Nations pass a resolution (2079-XX) condemning the « permanent violation of the basic rights » of Tibetan
http://www.tibetjustice.org/materials/un/un6.html

1978: Opening of the 3d plenum of the CCP Central committee. Deng Xiaoping will launch the “Four Modernizations” program
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7780477.stm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/11831.html

1982: Death of Wu Yonggang, Chinese director born in November 1907
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wu_Yonggang
http://www.dianying.com/en/person/WuYonggang

 



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