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On 2 September in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 2 SEPTEMBER IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on September 2, 2019

831: Death of Yuan Zhen, Chinese poet and politician of the Tang Dynasty, born in 779
http://history.cultural-china.com/en/59History8511.html

1820: Death of Jiaqing, the sixth emperor of the China Qing dynasty (Emperor from 1796 to 1820), born on November 13, 1760
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jiaqing_Emperor

1856: In China, during the Taiping Rebellion, “Tianjing’s struggle Incident”
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tianjing’s_struggle_Incident
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/8559.html

1861: Sino-German treaty of commerce signed in Tianjin

1885: In the Rock Springs massacre, at Wyoming (USA), 150 white miners, who are struggling to unionize so they could strike for better wages and work conditions, attack their Chinese fellow workers killing 28, wounding 15 and forcing several hundred more out of town
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rock_Springs_massacre
http://www.wyohistory.org/essays/rock-springs-massacre
http://www.lawyersgunsmoneyblog.com/2012/09/this-day-in-labor-history-september-2-1885

1914: After the August 23 declaration of war, Japanese troops land in German controlled province of Shandong
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japan_during_World_War_I

1944: Japanese attack on Southern Chinese province of Guangxi

1950: Birth of Yuen Wah, Chinese actor and stuntman
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yuen_Wah
http://www.lovehkfilm.com/people/yuen_wah.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NtJ8tSbirsA

1953: Secretary of State Dulles warns that if China renews the Korean conflict or sends Communist forces into Indochina, U.S. might declare war against the Mainland

1960: The first election of the Parliament of the Central Tibetan Administration, in history of Tibet. The Tibetan community observes this date as the Democracy Day

1964: In a paper published in the Pravda, Soviet Union accuses China of having territorial claims against it

1979: Birth of Ron Ng, Hong Kong actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ron_Ng

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fstfFN9VkDY

1982: Birth of Mandy Cho, Hong Kong actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mandy_Cho

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cNdFWHR7e10

1984: Birth of Danson Tang, Taiwanese actor, model, and singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Danson_Tang

1991: The Tibetan Government-in-exile declared the 15 June 1988 Strasbourg Proposal (Five-points peace plan) invalid because of the closed and negative attitude of the present Chinese leadership towards the ideas expressed in the proposal

2000: Beijing rejects Taiwanese president Chen Shui-bian offer of direct commercial relations, so long he does not recognize that Taiwan belongs to China

2001: Zhu Rongji starts the first visit of a Chinese premier to Ireland

2010: China’s Minister of Culture, Cai Wu, arrives at Taipei for a one-week visit to promote cultural exchanges across the Taiwan Strait, making him the highest-ranking mainland Chinese official to visit the island in 12 years
http://www.chinapost.com.tw/taiwan/china-taiwan-relations/2010/09/03/271173/Chinas-culture.htm

2014: Taiwan’s President Ma Ying-jeou, who initiated detente with China, today threw his support behind Hong Kong’s push for democracy — calling it a core value shared by Taiwanese people