On 4 May in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 4 MAY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on May 4, 2019

1654: Birth of Kangxi Emperor of China who died on December 20, 1722
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kangxi_Emperor
http://www.chinatraveldepot.com/C337-Kangxi-Emperor
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/3975.html

1883: Birth of Wang Ching-wei (Wang Jingwei) who in 1940 will form a pro-Japanese government in Nanjing and died on November 10, 1944
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wang_Jingwei

1919: In what will be called the May Fourth Movement, students demonstrate in Beijing, protesting the Treaty of Versailles which transferred German territories in China to Japan

http://chineseposters.net/themes/may-fourth-movement.php
http://chineseculture.about.com/od/historyofchina/a/May-Fourth-Movement.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4586.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hDWAh5VQQeI

1946: The Jiu San Society, one of the 9 Chinese democratic parties is founded in Chongqing
http://www.gov.cn/english/2005-08/16/content_23652.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4560.html

1954: A trade agreement is signed between China and Japan

2015 : Death of Lu Ping, the Chinese official who oversaw Hong Kong’s transition from British to Chinese sovereignty in 1997, at the age of 87
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-32579597

2015 : Chinese Communist Party chief Xi Jinping holds talks with the visiting leader of Taiwan’s ruling party Kuomintang, the first such meeting for six years
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-32579590
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/nation/2015-05/04/content_15258878.html
http://www.dw.com/en/chinas-xi-jinping-meets-taiwans-eric-chu-asserts-one-china-principle/a-18426401

 

Holidays and observances

May Fourth Movement commemorations (China, Taiwan)

Literary Day (Republic of China)

Youth Day (People’s Republic of China)



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