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On 20 December in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 20 DECEMBER IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on December 20, 2018

1722: Death of China Qing dynasty third Emperor, Kangxi who was born in December 1654
http://www.patriarchywebsite.com/bib-patriarchy/kangxi.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/11863.htm

1928: Great-Britain recognizes the Kuomintang government in Nanjing

1941: First battle of the American Volunteer Group, better known as the « Flying Tigers » in Kunming (China)


http://www.historynet.com/american-volunteer-group-claire-l-chennault-and-the-flying-tigers.htm
http://www.flyingtigersavg.com/

1943: End of the Battle of Changde, which started on 2nd November, with a Chinese victory against the Japanese Invasion army
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Changde

1978: Birth of Patty Hou Pei Chen, Taiwanese actress
http://yummycelebrities.com/2006/03/19/patty-hou/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yUuPc5VHTtM

1999: Macau, a Portuguese colony since 1557, is reverted to Chinese rule and becomes a Special Administrative Region
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/564984.stm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/571828.stm

2007: Macau holds pro-democracy and anti-corruption protest on the eighth anniversary of the former Portuguese colony’s return to Chinese rule

2009: Fernando Chui Sai On is sworn in as Chief Executive of Macao on the tenth anniversary of the return of Macao to China
https://macaunews.mo/澳门特区第三任行政长官崔世安宣誓就职/
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/macao10years/2009-12/20/content_9204142.htm


Holidays and observances

China : Macau Special Administrative Region Establishment Day