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On 17 December in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 17 DECEMBER IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on December 17, 2018

1891: Birth of Hu Shi, Chinese philosopher who died on February 24, 1962
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hu_Shih
http://enlight.lib.ntu.edu.tw/FULLTEXT/JR-PHIL/ew27143.htm

1933: Death of Thubten Gyatso, 13th dalai lama, born on May 23, 1876
http://treasuryoflives.org/biographies/view/Thirteenth-Dalai-Lama-Tubten-Gyatso/3307

1943: All Chinese are again permitted to become citizens of the United States with the repealing of the Act of 1882 and the introduction of the Magnuson Act
http://www.cetel.org/1943_repeal.html

1949: Burma Recognize the People’s Republique of China

1978: 5,000 people protest outside the U.S. embassy in Taipei in response to the decision to move the American embassy to Beijing

2005: 200,000 peoples demonstrate in Hong Kong street, demanding the speeding up of democratization process

2009: Death of Wu Yingyin, Chinese singer, born in 1922
http://chrisroughan.webs.com/wuyingyin.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tGrU0t4yI9w&NR=1