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On 18 July in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 18 JULY IN CHINESE HISTORY INCLUDING TAIWAN

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Updated on July 18, 2019

155: Birth of famous Chinese general Cao Cao who died on March 13, 220
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cao_Cao

645: Chinese forces under general Li Shiji besiege the strategic fortress city of Anshi (Liaoning) during the Goguryeo–Tang War.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_campaign_in_the_Goguryeo%E2%80%93Tang_War
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Goguryeo

912: Death of Zhu Wen, Emperor Taizu of Later Liang, Born on December 5, 852
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhu_Wen

1391: During the Tokhtamysh–Timur war, Battle of the Kondurcha River. Timur defeats Tokhtamysh of the Golden Horde in present day southeast Russia.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Kondurcha_River

1947: Birth of Wang Jin, Chinese film director
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0910945/ 

1996: An flag operation by Japanese extreme right militants relaunches the sovereignty dispute with China on Diayu islands (Senkaku for the Japanese)

1997: In Taiwan, the National Assembly (Legislative Yuan) pass a bill extending the power of the president and announces the end of the Taiwan provincial government

2000: Visit of Vladimir Putin in China. Common opposition to the American Theatre Missile Defence system (TMD) project