On 24 October in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 24 OCTOBER IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on October 24, 2019

1844: Treaty of Whampoa (Huangpu) between France and China
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Whampoa

1860: Following the Second Opium War, Article 6 of the Convention between China and the United Kingdom stipulates that China has to cede the part of Kowloon Peninsula south of present day Boundary Street, Kowloon, and Hong Kong (including Stonecutters Island) in perpetuity to Britain
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boundary_Street
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stonecutters_Island
https://www.google.com/maps/dir/22.326462,114.162176/22.3273,114.18574/@22.3096889,114.1677692,13.37z/data=!4m4!4m3!1m1!4e1!1m0?hl=en
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/10187.html

1871: In the United States, a mob of over 500 English and Latinos enter Los Angeles’ Chinatown to attack, rob and brutally murder Chinese residents, hanging 18 of them
http://www.wondersandmarvels.com/2012/09/los-angeles-chinese-massacre-1871.html
http://www.newrepublic.com/book/review/chinatown-war-scott-zesch

1894: During the first Sino-Japanese war, battle of Jiuliancheng
http://sinojapanesewar.com/invasionofChina.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Jiuliancheng

1894-10-24 Battle of Jiuliancheng

1898: Birth of Chinese Marshal Peng Dehuai, who died on November 29, 1974
http://pwencycl.kgbudge.com/P/e/Peng_Dehuai.htm
http://chineseposters.net/themes/pengdehuai.php
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/10188.html

1930: Chiang Kai-shek changes of religion for Christianity, in fact because he wants to marry Soong Mei-ling, a Christian

1945: The Republic of China is a founding member and a Security Council standing member of the United nations

1962: After 4 days of attacks, China proposes to India a cease-fire rejected by New Delhi on 27
http://blogs.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Globespotting/1962-war-what-if-there-was-no-unilateral-ceasefire-by-china/ http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/war/indo-prc_1962.htm

1983: Death of Jiang Wen-Ye, Taiwanese composer, born on April 11, 1910
http://www.6moons.com/audioreviews/boy2010/david.html
http://www.6moons.com/musicreviews/2011_april/jiang.html

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pWN-0a4VTmk

2005: Death of Immanuel C.Y. Hsu (Xu Zhongyue), scholar of modern Chinese intellectual and diplomatic history, born in 1923
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Immanuel_C.Y._Hsu

C. Y. Hsu

2011: Death of Sansan Chien, Taiwanese composer, born on July 1, 1967
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sansan_Chien

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HL9wdk5DKsU&list=PL-LcjXDhnTohRumNDRlF8kqcdG8Jhl4IC

2014: China launches an unmanned spacecraft to test technologies to be used in the Chang’e-5, a future probe that will conduct the country’s first moon mission with a return to Earth
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/nation/2014-10/24/content_15182263.html



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