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On 2 February in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

1958 Grand Bond

ON 2 FEBRUARY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on February 2, 2019

1421: Ming Dynasty officially moved the capital to Beijing
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/1174.html

1848: First ship load of Chinese arrive in San Francisco

1895: Birth of Chen Cheng-po, Taiwanese painter, killed on March 25, 1947
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chen_Cheng-po
http://www.google.fr/search?q=Chen+Cheng-po&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&prmd=imvns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=CZspT93_EMnZ0QH1-9XFAg&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&ved=0CBQQ_AUoAQ&biw=1192&bih=543

Chen_Cheng_po

1953: US President Eisenhower announces the withdrawal of US navy and the end of the neutralization of Taiwan

1958: The Chinese Communist Party Central Committee launches the “Great Leap Forward”. 45 millions will die
http://chineseposters.net/themes/great-leap-forward.php
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/16/opinion/16iht-eddikotter16.html

1958 Grand Bond

1980: Birth of Zhang Jingchu, Chinese actress
http://yummycelebrities.com/2006/03/25/zhang-jingchu/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L4Z73AIwaQ8

1986: The Dalai Lama meets with Pope John Paul II in India
http://www.nytimes.com/1986/02/03/world/pope-meets-dalai-lama-and-cites-spirituality-of-east.html
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/picturegalleries/worldnews/8474137/Pope-John-Paul-II-in-pictures.html?image=17

1997: Death of General Qin Jiwei, Chinese Minister of Defence (1988-1992), born in 1914 http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/obituary-qin-jiwei-1279287.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qin_Jiwei

Qin Jiwei

2009: A protester threws a shoe at Wen Jiabao during a speech at Cambridge University and called the Chinese prime minister a “dictator”
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/politics/7865868.stm

2013: Shinzō Abe, Japan’s Prime Minister vows to defend the Senkaku Islands “at all costs”
http://www.livemint.com/Politics/lVkdNZK6bMrg8CNZylNv1M/Japan-PM-vows-to-repel-provocations-amid-island-row.html

2016: Pope extends new olive branch to China in bid to mend ties
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/world/pope-extends-new-olive-branch-to-china-in-bid-to-mend-ties/article28510552/