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On 20 January in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 20 JANUARY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on January 20, 2019

1841: End of the first Opium war, Convention of Chuanbi by which Great-Britain gets 6 million dollars as compensation, the reopening of Canton (Guangzhou) and the transfer of Hong Kong (120 km2, 3 000 inhabitants)
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/hong-kong-ceded-to-the-british
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Convention_of_Chuenpee

1842-01 firt Opium War

1895: Beginning of the 23 day siege of Weihaiwei (China) by the Japanese forces
http://sinojapanesewar.com/weihai.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Weihaiwei

1924: First KMT-CPC cooperation as KMT first National People’s Congress convenes
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/436.html
http://www.heavenlyfoods.org/ChineseHistory/Modern_Period/First%20Round%20of%20KMT-CPC%20Cooperation.aspx

1934: Japan brings back Puyi to Manchukuo
https://ipfs.io/ipfs/QmXoypizjW3WknFiJnKLwHCnL72vedxjQkDDP1mXWo6uco/wiki/Manchukuo.html
http://www.royalty.nu/Asia/China/PuYi.html

1932-Mandchoukuo[1]

1974: End of the battle between Chinese and Vietnamese navies in Paracels archipelago which is sized by the Chinese
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Paracel_Islands
http://paracelspratlyislands.blogspot.com/2008/01/chinese-aggression-of-paracels.html

1986: Birth of Genie Chuo, Taiwanese singer and actress
http://www.jpopasia.com/celebrity/geniechuo/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZfWCKhiwH-Q

2005: Grenada severed diplomatic relations with China since 15 years are restablished