On 23 September in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 23 SEPTEMBER IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on September 23, 2019

1215: Birth of of Khubilai Khan, founder of the Chinese Yuan Dynasty, who died on February 18, 1294
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kublai_Khan
https://www.britannica.com/biography/Kublai-Khan
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e0A9Db1V5tY

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1409: Battle of Kherlen, the second significant victory over Chinese Ming dynasty by the Mongols since 1368
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Kherlen

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1902: Birth of Su Buqing, Chinese mathematician and educator, who died on March 17, 2003
http://www.chinavitae.com/biography/Su_Buqing/bio

1969: First underground Chinese nuclear test

1993: For the first time, Taiwan puts her candidature to the United Nations under the name of Republic of China in Taiwan

2002: in Hong Kong, death of cardinal John Baptist Wu. Joseph Zen is named bishop of Hong Kong by the Vatican
http://www.theguardian.com/news/2002/sep/27/guardianobituaries.religion
http://www.vatican.va/roman_curia/congregations/cevang/documents/rc_con_cevang_doc_20020928_wu-cheng-chung_en.html

2011: Shrugging off Chinese warnings, India’s state-run oil firm ONGC said it would press ahead with long-term partner Vietnam in exploring the disputed South China Sea for oil

2012: China navy takes delivery of first aircraft carrier, a former Soviet carrier called the Varyag
http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20120923-373302.html

2012: China postpones a ceremony marking the 40th anniversary of its diplomatic relationship with Japan amid high tensions between the two countries over a territorial dispute
http://www.france24.com/en/20120923-china-postpones-ceremony-marking-diplomatic-ties-with-japan-amid-territorial-dispute

2014: A Chinese court sentences Uighur academic Ilham Tohti, the country’s most prominent advocate for the rights of Muslim Uighur people, to life in prison on separatism charges
http://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/23/world/asia/china-scholar-sentence/index.html?hpt=ias_c2
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-29321701
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/scholar-09232014091017.html

2018: Hong Kong mourns passing of Nobel Prize winner and father of fibre optics, Charles Kao, 84
https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/education/article/2165405/nobel-prize-winner-and-hong-kong-native-charles-kao-dies-84
https://www.straitstimes.com/asia/east-asia/nobel-prize-winning-scientist-charles-kuen-kao-who-brought-forth-the-development-of



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