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On 17 July in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

 

ON 17 JULY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on July 17, 2019

1402: Coronation of Yongle, third emperor of the China Song dynasty, born on 2 May 1360 and died on August 12, 1424
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/china/p/Biography-Of-The-Yongle-Emperor.htm
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-563688/Revenge-evil-emperor-Mass-slaughter-Beijings-Forbidden-City.html

1831: Birth of Xianfeng, eighth emperor of the Chinese Qing dynasty (1850-1861) who died on August 22, 1861
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xianfeng_Emperor
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/6856.html

1929: USSR breaks diplomatic relations with China

1958: Birth of Wong Kar Wai, Hong Kong director and screenwriter
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wong_Kar-wai

1960: Birth of Robin Shou, Hong Kong actor
http://uk.imdb.com/name/nm0795225/

2010: Hong Kong passes its first-ever minimum wage law, a rare departure from the wealthy Chinese financial hub’s free-market philosophy