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On 19 April in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 19 APRIL IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on April 19, 2019

1927: In China, Hankow (Hankou), communists declare war on Chiang Kai-shek

1928: In China, Japan occupies Shandong

1980: Birth of Dong Jie, Chinese actress
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Dong_Jie
http://www.lovehkfilm.com/people/dong_jie.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wB8v3ZBoO80

1984: Death of He Zizhen, third wife of Mao Zedong from May 1928 to 1939, born on September 1909
http://worldlit.oskin.net/period-3/jones-k/untitledpost

1998: Wang Dan, a leader of 1989 Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests, is freed by the Chinese government
http://edition.cnn.com/2005/US/10/05/cnn25.wang.tan/index.html

2001: After a long time hesitation because Beijing pressures, the Japanese government gives a visa to former Taiwanese president Lee Teng-hui

2008: In China, beginning of several days of demonstrations with protestors demanding a boycott of French products after the Olympic torch incident in Paris
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7356107.stm