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On 18 January in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

1974-01-18 Lin-Confius Critic

ON 18 JANUARY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on January 18, 2019

1126: Emperor Huizong abdicates the Chinese throne in favour of his son Emperor Qinzong
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Huizong_(Song_Dynasty)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Qinzong_of_Song

1927: Chiang Kai-shek forms an anti-government in China

1950: Soviet Union recognizes the  Democratic Republic of Vietnam as China establish diplomatic relations
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/china-and-soviet-union-recognize-democratic-republic-of-vietnam

1955: The People’s Liberation Army attacks the Nationalist held Yijiangshan islands, off Zhejiang and takes full control after a two-day battle
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Yijiangshan
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/967.html

1955-01-18 KMT_prisoners in Battle of Yijiangshan Islands

1974: Mao Zedong and Jiang Qing launch the “Pi Lin Pi Kong” (Criticize Lin Biao and Confucius) campaign)
http://chineseposters.net/themes/criticize-lin-biao-confucius.php
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Criticize_Lin,_Criticize_Confucius
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/973.html

1974-01-18 Lin-Confius Critic

1979: Birth of Jay Chou, Taiwanese singer and producer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jay_Chou

1992: Deng Xiaoping starts his famous anti-left Southern Tour (up to February 21)


http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2012/11/deng-n27.html
http://hqlenglish.blogspot.com/2012/02/deng-speech-20th-anniversary.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FdpzMIa7G2g

2006: Taiwan Prime Minister Frank Hsieh, who in early December announced that he want resign, is replaced by Su Tseng-chang (elected on January 25)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Su_Tseng-chang

2011: Chinese President Hu Jintao lands in the US for a four-day state visit, in a crucial meeting of the world’s two biggest powers. Analysts say Mr Hu’s visit is the most important by a Chinese leader in 30 years given China’s growing military, economic and diplomatic clout
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-12212843
http://www.france24.com/en/20110118-chinese-president-hu-jintao-us-state-visit-obama-currency-dispute
http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-china-hu-20110118,0,5131382.story
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/470.html

2015: Hong Kong creates a new army cadet force modelled partly on the Chinese military
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/hknews/2015-01/19/content_15215624.html