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On 20 April in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 20 APRIL IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on April 20, 2019

1521: Death of Chinese emperor Zhengde (1505-1521), born on 26 October 1491
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhengde

1872: Birth of Zhang Lan Founder of the Chinese Democratic Ligue,in 1941, who died on February 9, 1955
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhang_Lan

Zhang Lan

1938: Birth of -famous Taiwanese writer Chiung Yao (Qiong Yao)
http://chinesefemalewriters.blogspot.fr/2011/12/chiung-yao.html
http://www.chinawhisper.com/top-10-most-popular-tv-series-of-qiong-yao/
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4068.html

1948: Chiang Kai-shek is elected President of the Republic of China by the National Assembly in Nanjing http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Republic_of_China_presidential_election,_1948

1949: During an communist offensive in the Yangzijiang valley, British ships are hit. 44 are killed and 60 wounded
http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/18112432

1959: Birth in Hong Kong of American producer James Wong
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Wong_(producer)
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0939128/

1965: People’s Republic of China offers military aid to North Vietnam

1979: Birth of Quinn Weng, Taiwanese singer (Seraphim)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quinn_Weng


http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x91lja_seraphim-vanishing-destruction_music

2001: China removes homosexuality from its list of mental illnesses

2002: In Taiwan, Chen Shui-bian renounces to be a president over the parties and is reelected chairman of th Democratic Progressive Party

2007: Death of Michael Fu Tieshan, head of the Chinese Catholic Patriotic Church, born on 3 November 1931
http://www.asianews.it/index.php?l=en&art=9060

2015: Pakistan and China sign 51 Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) relating to diverse aspects of bilateral relations, including the Pakistan China Economic Corridor
http://www.dawn.com/news/1177109/economic-corridor-in-focus-as-pakistan-china-sign-51-mous
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-32377088

2017: China launches its first cargo spacecraft, Tianzhou-1, into space, a crucial step for the country in building a space station by approximately 2022
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/nation/2017-04/20/content_15602807.html
http://www.euronews.com/2017/04/20/one-small-step-china-launches-first-cargo-spacecraft