On 18 March in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

Chen Shui-bian président

ON 18 MARCH IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on March 18, 2019

1241: Krakow is ravaged by Mongols
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Chmielnik

1893: Birth of Pai Chung-hsi (Bai Chongxi), Chinese Muslim general, who died on December 1, 1966
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bai_Chongxi
http://www.cgltour.com/web/Gglc23E.html

1914: White Wolf gang beats government army in Jingdezhen China
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bai_Lang_Rebellion
http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/war/pai-lang.htm

1918: Birth of Lin Haiyin, Taiwanese writer who died on December 1, 2001
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lin_Haiyin
https://upclosed.com/people/lin-haiyin/

Lin Haiyin

1921: Steamer “Hong Koh” runs aground off Swatow China killing 1,000
http://query.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=950CEFDC1631EF33A25750C2A9629C946095D6CF
https://cdnc.ucr.edu/cgi-bin/cdnc?a=d&d=SU19210423.2.166

 1950: In a surprise raid on the communist People’s Republic of China (PRC), military forces of the Nationalist Chinese government on Taiwan invade the mainland and capture the town of Sungmen
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/nationalist-chinese-forces-invade-mainland-china

2000: In the second ever direct elections for President and Vice President of the Republic of China on Taiwan, Chen Shui-bian and Annette Lu of the Democratic Progressive Party are elected president and vice president, respectively. This puts an end to more than half a century of Kuomintang rule on Taiwan
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/2172980.stm
http://www.taiwandc.org/elec2000.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ROC_presidential_election,_2000

Chen Shui-bian président

2015: Taiwan protesters mark the first anniversary of the student-led « Sunflower Movement », which saw the occupation of parliament for more than three weeks over a trade pact with China.
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/front/archives/2015/03/19/2003613879

2016: Chinese journalist Jia Jia goes missing after letter critical of the president
http://www.dw.com/en/chinese-journalist-jia-jia-goes-missing-after-letter-critical-of-the-president/a-19126572
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-35828918

2018: Death of Taiwan’s famous writer and political commentator Li Ao at the age of 83
http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/east-asia/renowned-taiwan-writer-li-ao-dies-aged-83
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-43458915
http://www.theindependent.sg/li-ao-writer-of-96-banned-books-in-taiwan-dies-at-82/



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