Tag Archives: On 19 January in Chinese history

On 19 January in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 19 JANUARY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

To see another date, on Internet (Google…) type “On (date + month) in Chinese history”

Updated on January 19, 2019

649: The forces of Kucha surrender after a forty-day siege led by Tang Dynasty general Ashina She’er, establishing Tang control over the northern Tarim Basin in Xinjiang
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tang_campaign_against_Kucha

1431: Chinese Admiral Zheng He starts his seventh and last voyage
https://www.khanacademy.org/partner-content/big-history-project/expansion-interconnection/exploration-interconnection/a/zheng-he
http://ageofex.marinersmuseum.org/index.php?type=explorersection&id=57

zheng he en bateau

1655: Birth of Chinese poet Nalan Xingde who died on July 1, 1685
http://www.wikiwand.com/en/Nalan_Xingde
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/264.html

1895: During the sino-Japanese war,-Japanese landing in Shandong Chengshan leading to the beginning of the decisive battle of Weihaiwei the following day

1904: Birth of Pei Wenzhong, founder of the Chinese anthropology who died on September 18, 1982
http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-2830905996.html

Pei Wenzhong

1927: Because its trade interests are threatened by the civil war, the British government decides to send troops to China
http://www.totalpolitics.com/blog/30158/on-this-day-government-sends-troops-to-china.thtml

1929: Death of Liang Qichao, Chinese scholar, born in February 1873
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liang_Qichao
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/103.html

1932: Five Japanese are attacked in Shanghai by Chinese. One of them, a Buddhist monk is killed

11955: President Eisenhover recommends a cease-fire patronized by the United Nations between the two Chinas

1958: Peace treaty and  war reparations agreement between Japan and Indonesia

1980: In retaliation for the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, China pospones sine die all negotiations with Moscow

1982: Birth of Angela Zhang (Zhang  Shao-han), Taiwanese actress and singer
http://women.stareastasia.com/angela-zhang/
http://yummycelebrities.com/2006/04/25/angela-zhang-shao-han/

1992: Historic speech of Deng Xiaoping in Shenzhen
http://www.chinesecurrents.com/deng_xiaoping.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