On 1st August in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 1st AUGUST IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on August 1, 2019

607: Ono no Imoko is dispatched as envoy to the Sui court in China (Traditional Japanese date: July 3, 607)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ono_no_Imoko

1068: Birth of Emperor Taizu of Jin who died on September 19 1123
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Taizu_of_Jin

1894: The First Sino-Japanese War officially erupts between Japan and China over Korea
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Sino-Japanese_War
http://sinojapanesewar.com/declaration.htm

1918: Birth of Zhou Xuan, Chinese actress and singer who died on September 22, 1957
http://www.womenofchina.cn/womenofchina/html1/people/artists/8/4424-1.htm
http://californiadream.com/personal/ZhouXuan/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mHlDneCVXnw

1927: The Nanchang Uprising, led by Zhu De, marks the first significant battle in the Chinese Civil War between the Kuomintang and Communist Party of China. This day is commemorated as the anniversary of the founding of the People’s Liberation Army
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nanchang_Uprising
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/7466.html
http://www.china.org.cn/china/CPC_90_anniversary/2011-05/17/content_22582135.htm

1955: Opening in Geneva of  the first US-Chinese talks on ambassadorial level. The talks secure the release of American POWs and spies in China and Chinese scientists detained in U.S. during Korean War.

1974: China’s People’s Liberation Army Navy, put into service the ChangZheng 1, their first nuclear-powered submarine
http://www.militaryfactory.com/ships/detail.asp?ship_id=Type-091-Han
http://globalmilitaryreview.blogspot.fr/2011/07/chinese-type-091-han-class-nuclear.html

2016: President Tsai Ing-wen has formally apologised to Taiwan’s indigenous people for centuries of suffering, becoming the country’s first-ever leader to do so
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-36940243
http://focustaiwan.tw/news/aipl/201608010026.aspx
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/front/archives/2016/08/02/2003652277

 

Holidays and observances

People’s Republic of China: Anniversary of the Founding of the People’s Liberation Army

 



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