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On 16 October in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 16 OCTOBER IN CHINESE HISTORY HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on October 16, 2019

690: Empress Wu Zetian takes the power ousting the Tang Dynasty and establishing the Second Zhou Dynasty (until March 3, 705)
http://www.womeninworldhistory.com/heroine6.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9975.html

1900: Great Britain and Germany sign the Anglo-German Treaty, in which they agree to maintain the territorial integrity of China and support the ‘open door’ policy called for by US secretary of State. France and Russia will adhere few days later
http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/14355598

1934: Start of the Chinese Communist Party one year and four days Long March

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http://asianhistory.about.com/od/asianhistoryfaqs/f/longmarch.htm
https://randyroberts.wordpress.com/2008/10/16/on-this-day-10-16-2008-the-long-march/
http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/long_march_1934_to_1935.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P-QRcQXX_Ck

1964: PRC detonates its first nuclear weapon


https://www.ctbto.org/specials/testing-times/16-october-1964-first-chinese-nuclear-test
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/china-joins-a-bomb-club  
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9993.html

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

1979: Chinese dissident Wei Jingsheng, arrested in late March, is sentenced to fifteen years in prison
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wei_Jingsheng

 

1982: Birth of Vincy Chan, Hong Kong singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincy_Chan
http://www.hkcinemagic.com/en/people.asp?id=13849

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ND6tULFc_oE&feature=related

 2010: Demonstrations are held in China and Japan about islands claimed by both countries in the East China Sea
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-11558882

2010-10-17 Diayutai