On 8 March in Taiwan history

ON 8 MARCH IN TAIWAN HISTORY

Updated on March 8, 2019

1947: 13,000 troops sent by the Kuomintang government of China arrived Taiwan after the 228 Incident (see at this date) and launched crackdowns which killed at least thousands of people, including many elites
http://articles.latimes.com/1992-02-24/news/mn-2041_1_army-killed

1996: China starts a campaign of missiles shooting in the Strait of Taiwan (up to 15). The purpose is to dissuade the Taiwanese to vote for Lee Teng-hui
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Third_Taiwan_Strait_Crisis

1996-03 caricature