On 23 January in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 23 JANUARY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on January 23, 2019

599: Birth of Tang Dynasty emperor Taizong who died on July 10, 649
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Taizong_of_Tang
http://totallyhistory.com/emperor-taizong-of-tang/

971: In China, the war elephant corps of the Southern Han are soundly defeated at Shao by crossbow fire from Song Dynasty troops. The Southern Han state is forced to submit to the Song Dynasty
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Southern_Han

1368: In a coronation ceremony, Zhu Yuanzhang ascends to the throne of China as the Hongwu emperor, initiationing Ming dynasty rule over China that would last for three centuries
http://www.chinahighlights.com/travelguide/china-history/zhu-yuanzhang.htm

1514: Birth of Hai Hui, famous Chinese official during of the Ming Dynasty. His name has come down in history as a model of honesty and integrity in office and he reemerged as an important historical characterduring the Cultural Revolution. He died on November 13, 1587
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hai_Rui

1556: The deadliest earthquake in history hits Shaanxi (China). The death toll may have been as high as 830,000
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/deadliest-earthquake-in-history-rocks-china

1567: Death of Chinese emperor Jiajing, born on September 16, 1567
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jiajing_Emperor

1912: International Opium Convention signed by many countries including China and Siam
http://www.unodc.org/unodc/en/frontpage/the-1912-hague-international-opium-convention.html
http://www.worldlii.org/int/other/LNTSer/1922/29.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Opium_Convention

1946: The Republic of China (KMT) and Thailand establish diplomatic relations and sign an Amity treaty

1976: Birth of Angelica Lee, Taiwanese actress and singer
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0496806/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8xtrjVduv_s

2001: Death of Moy Yat, Chinese martial artist, born on June 28, 1938
http://www.txkungfu.com/the-lineage/moy-yat

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7njpmxQxUc

2014: Taiwanese president of Ma Ying-jeou starts a travel to Sao Tome and Principe, and Burkina Faso — two of the only three African countries that now officially recognise Taipei after Gambia cut off ties in November.
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1400455/taiwan-president-ma-launches-charm-offensive-protect-remaining-diplomatic
http://www.dw.com/en/taiwans-diplomatic-charm-offensive/a-17380254

2015: Taiwanese prosecutors indict convicted former president Chen Shui-bian on an additional charge of money laundering, less than three weeks after he was freed from jail on a medical parole
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/taiwans-ex-leader-faces-fresh-money-laundering-charge http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/taiwan/archives/2015/01/24/2003609973

 



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