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

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

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Updated on October 1, 2019

1644: Chinese Emperor Shunzi is enthroned
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shunzhi_Emperor

1884: In the Sino-French War, French forces take Jilong in Taiwan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sino-French_War

1922: Birth of Chen-Ning Yan, Chinese-American physicist and academic, Nobel physics laureate 1957
http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/physics/laureates/1957/yang-bio.html

1928: Birth of Zhu Rongji, Chinese Prime Minister from 1998 to 2003
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhu_Rongji

Zhu Rongji 2


1949: The People’s Republic of China is declared by Mao Zedong


http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/mao-zedong-proclaims-peoples-republic-of-china
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9324.html
http://www.china-profile.com/history/indepth/id_0.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ra9X7V5B5oE&NR=1&feature=fvwp

1949: The Central People’s Government Committee held its first meeting

1955: The Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region is established
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9533.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xinjiang

1959: Communist China celebrates its tenth anniversary . Attending Nikita Khrushchev advices Beijing to avoid affronting capitalist world
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/10th_anniversary_of_the_People%27s_Republic_of_China
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9538.html

1960: At Beijing, signature of a definitive Border Treaty with Burma
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9357.html
https://books.google.fr/books?id=JmqKIm2nikoC&pg=PA167&lpg=PA167&dq=1960+signature+of+border+treaty+with+burma&source=bl&ots=1qcJD_Q7_q&sig=U9eIqPCmK9kvhUNaYILHD4exSjU&hl=fr&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiSyvCb1c3WAhWGuBQKHQMNAPUQ6AEIPTAE#v=onepage&q=1960%20signature%20of%20border%20treaty%20with%20burma&f=false

1970: Chairman Mao Zedong invites American writer Edgar Snow to the National Day celebration on the Tian’anmen rostrum, sending a signal to the United States that China is willing to improve relations with the United States

1971: Birth of Gigi Lai, Hong Kong actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gigi_Lai
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0481687/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZgaWUMm80TU

1977: Pol Pot, leader of the Cambodian Khmer Rouge attends the National Day ceremony in Beijing
https://natethayer.wordpress.com/2012/09/13/pot-pot-briefs-china-in-19977-that-khmer-rouge-killings-underway/

1977-10-01-pol-pot-pekin

2010: China launches its second lunar exploration probe, boosting the country’s efforts to rise as a major space power eventually capable of landing a man on the moon
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-11453384

2014: Students demonstrators in Hong Kong have vowed to step up their mass pro-democracy protests if Chief Executive CY Leung does not resign
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-29448338
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/front/archives/2014/10/02/2003601064

2017: Tens of thousands march to defend Hong Kong’s rule of law against China
http://www.trtworld.com/asia/tens-of-thousands-march-to-defend-hong-kong-s-rule-of-law-against-china-10989
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/2113583/national-day-protest-hong-kong-draws-40000-streets

 

Holidays and observances

National Day of the People’s Republic of China



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