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On 16 February in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 16 FEBRUARY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on February 16, 2019

185: In China, end of the Yellow Turban Rebellion
http://thethreekingdoms.wikia.com/wiki/The_Yellow_Turban_Rebellion

549: Death of Zhu Yi Chinese official of the Liang Dynasty, born in 483
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhu_Yi_(Liang_Dynasty)

1032: Birth of Yingzong (Zhao Shu), 5th Emperor (1063-1067) of the Chinese Song dynasty who died on January 25, 1067
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Yingzong_of_Song
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/1255.html

1249: André de Longjumeau is dispatched by Louis IX of France as his ambassador to meet with the Khan of the Mongols
http://www.princeton.edu/~achaney/tmve/wiki100k/docs/Andr%C3%A9_de_Longjumeau.html

1304: Birth of Jayaatu Khan Emperor Wenzong of Yuan who died on September 2, 1332
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jayaatu_Khan,_Emperor_Wenzong_of_Yuan

1900: Chun Say Tat Po, is the first Chinese daily newspaper published in USA at San Francisco

1921: Birth of Hua Guofeng, successor of Mao Zedong in 1976 and died on August 20, 2008
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hua_Guofeng

1950: Fearing Communists Chinese military assistance to Hanoi, France requests U.S. aid in fighting the Viet Minh

1950: Birth of Roman Tam, Hong Kong famous singer who died on August 18, 2002
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roman_Tam

1952: Start of peace negotiations between Japan and the Republic of China (Taiwan)

1960: Birth of Cherie Chung, Hong Kong actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cherie_Chung
http://www.hkcinemagic.com/en/people.asp?id=203

1961: China uses its first nuclear reactor

1964: Birth of Sean Lau Ching-Wan, Hong Kong Film Award winning and Golden Bauhinia Award winning film and television actor
http://www.lovehkfilm.com/people/lau_ching_wan.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qi2jreRsJEU

1988: Death of author and educator Ye Shengtao, born on October 28, 1894
http://wiki.china.org.cn/wiki/index.php/Ye_Shengtao

1997: Death of Wu Chien-Shiung (Wu Jianxiong) Chinese-American physicist, nicknamed Madame Curie of China, born on May 29, 1912 in Shanghai
http://womenshistory.about.com/od/sciencephysics/a/Chien-Shiung-Wu.htm

2012: Beijing’s mayor arrived in Taiwan amid protests from dozens of anti-China activists who labelled him a “human rights villain”
http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20120216-328369.html