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On 20 August in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 20 AUGUST IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on August 20, 2019

1519: Philosopher and general Wang Yangming defeats Zhu Chenhao, ending the Prince of Ning rebellion against the reign of the Ming Dynasty emperor Zhengde
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince_of_Ning_rebellion

1905: The Tongmenghui, also known as the Chinese United League or the Chinese Revolutionary Alliance, a secret society and underground resistance movement organized by Sun Yat-sen and Song Jiaoren is founded in Tokyo
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/8114.html
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Tongmenghui 

1955: Birth of Agnes Chan, Hong Kong singer and writer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agnes_Chan

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AUY2c214DWk

1971: The PRC rejects the August 2 suggestion for the two China joining the United Nations

2008: Death of Mao Zedong’s successor Hua Guofeng, born on February 16, 1921
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7572298.stm
http://chineseposters.net/themes/huaguofeng.php

Hua Guofeng 2008

2012: The wife of disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai is given a suspended death sentence for the murder of British businessman Neil Heywood.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-19312232