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On 18 October in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

1860-10-18 Palais d'ete après

ON 18 OCTOBER IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on October 18, 2019

325: Death of Jin Mingdi, Chinese emperor of the Jin Dynasty, born in 299
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Ming_of_Jin

1130: Birth of Zhu Xi, Chinese philosopher who died on April 23, 1200
http://www.iep.utm.edu/zhu-xi/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhu_Xi

1735: Death of Yongzheng, 4th Qing emperor (1722-1735). Qianlong becomes the new emperor
https://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Yongzheng_Emperor

1860: Convention of Beijing putting an end to the Second Opium war. The western forces loot and burn the Imperial Summer Palaces of Qingyi yuan and Yuanming yuan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Convention_of_Peking
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/pekings-summer-palace-destroyed

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1860-10-18 Palais d'ete après

1974: Birth of Candy Lo, Hong Kong singer-songwriter and actress
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Candy_Lo

1976: Birth of Zhou Xun, Chinese actress and singer
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0955782/bio
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhou_Xun


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a86nCI4uL7Q

2002: Death of Roman Tam, Hong Kong singer, born on February 16, 1950
http://www.hkcinemagic.com/en/people.asp?id=990

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

2008: Death of Xie Jin, Chinese film director, born on November 21, 1923
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xie_Jin
http://www.guardian.co.uk/film/2008/oct/20/china-xie-jin-film

Xie Jin 2

2010: China’s Vice-President Xi Jinping is named vice-chairman of the powerful Central Military Commission, in a move widely seen as a boost to his likely succession of President Hu Jintao
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/shared/spl/hi/in_depth/china_politics/leadership/html/6.stm
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-11569053

2013: Japanese cabinet minister Shindo visits shrine to war dead. The visit comes a day after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe made his third ritual offering to the shrine since returning to office in December. Abe has not visited the shrine in person to avoid further straining ties with China and South Korea.
http://www.euronews.com/2013/10/18/controversial-visit-to-shrine-of-japanese-war-dead-sparks-tension-with-china/
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/world/2013-10/18/content_17041783.htm

2017: Xi Jinping delivers his report to CPC 19th congress, stressing socialism with Chinese characteristics in new era
http://www.ecns.cn/2017/10-18/277457.shtml
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2115858/key-points-xis-speech-chinas-communist-party-congress
http://live.china.org.cn/2017/10/17/opening-ceremony-of-the-19th-cpc-national-congress/