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On 18 February in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 18 FEBRUARY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on February 18, 2019

259 BC: Birth of Qin Shi Huangdi, first Chinese emperor, who died on September 10, 210 BC


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qin_Shi_Huang
http://www.ducksters.com/history/china/emperor_qin_shi_huang.php

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UmVbrOe8gdA

1294: Death of Khubilai Khan, founder of the Chinese Yuan dynasty, born on September, 23 1215
http://www.biography.com/people/kublai-khan-9369657#life-under-kublai-khan
http://countrystudies.us/mongolia/18.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/1955.html

1405: Death of Tamerlane (Timur), Mongol emperor, born on April 8, 1336
http://www.historytoday.com/richard-cavendish/death-tamerlane
http://www.silk-road.com/artl/timur.shtml

1857: Insurrection of Chinese in Sarawak, Borneo, against the “White Rajah” James Brook

1930: Ho Chi Minh and those who gathered since the formation of the Communist Party of Vietnam hold their first party platform in Hong Kong

1932: Japan proclaims Manchukuo (Manchuria) independence
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manchukuo
http://www.crwflags.com/FOTW/FLAGS/cn_j_mk.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t_aZWY2Pm3g&feature=related

1938: Beginning of the bombing of Chongqing by the Japanese airplanes, up to August 23, 1943
https://dirkdeklein.net/2016/06/05/forgotten-history-the-bombing-of-chongqing/
http://timelines.com/1938/2/18/japanese-army-begins-sustained-bombing-of-chongqing

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xkHUvRp9buw

1938: During the Nanking Massacre, the Nanking Safety Zone International Committee is renamed “Nanking International Rescue Committee” and the safety zone in place for refugees falls apart

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Committee_for_the_Nanking_Safety_Zone

1942: The Imperial Japanese Army begins the systematic extermination of perceived hostile elements among the Chinese in Singapore
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sook_Ching
http://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/infopedia/articles/SIP_40_2005-01-24.html

http://fr.slideshare.net/tysjason/japanese-occupation-16372400?related=1

1951: Birth of Chen Shui-bian, president of Taiwan (2000-2008)
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/2172980.stm

1959: For the first time in Tibet history, legislative elections are organized

1979: The Soviet Union warns China to stop its war against Vietnam before it could be too late

2010: Obama meets with Dalai Lama despite Chinese objections
http://edition.cnn.com/2010/POLITICS/02/18/obama.dalailama/index.html