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On 15 December in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 15 DECEMBER IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on December 15, 2018

933: Death of Li Siyuan, Emperor Mingzong of Later Tang, born on October 10, 867
http://www.wikiwand.com/en/Li_Siyuan

1161: Military officers conspire against Emperor Hailingwang of the Jin Dynasty and assassinate the emperor in a military camp near the Yangtze River front
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Hailing_of_Jin

1256: Hulagu Khan captures and destroys the Hashshashin stronghold at Alamut in present-day Iran as part of the Mongol offensive on Islamic southwest Asia
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Hulagu_Khan

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1931: Lin Sen becomes president of the Republic of China, up to his death on August 1, 1943
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lin_Sen

1962: The Chinese Communist Party of China launches an attack against Nikita Khrouchtchev, accused to be a defeatist and suggests a world communist conference

1978: In a joint communiqué, Washington and Beijing announce the establishment of diplomatic relations starting on 1st January 1979
https://scholarlycommons.law.case.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?referer=https://www.google.fr/&httpsredir=1&article=1950&context=jil
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/united-states-announces-that-it-will-recognize-communist-china
https://photos.state.gov/libraries/ait-taiwan/171414/ait-pages/prc_e.pdf

2008: Taiwan and China establish direct daily flights and other transport links for the first time since 1949. The new connections underline how ties between the two political rivals have improved under Ma Ying-jeou, the island’s pro-China president, who took office in May
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/12/15/news/15iht-15TAIWAN.18675854.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/11757.html

2014: Hong Kong’s leader declared an end to 78 days of mass protests by pro-democracy demonstrators after police today cleared the last major camp and arrested 20 protesters
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1662891/hong-kong-police-set-dismantle-occupys-last-remaining-pro-democracy
http://www.theguardian.com/world/video/2014/dec/15/hong-kong-pro-democracy-protesters-video