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On 20 March in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 20 MARCH IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on March 20, 2019

1127: Jin troops summon the Song emperor Qinzong and his father Huizong two captured emperors to their camps on a directive from Taizong. Beginning of weeks of looting, rapes, arson and execution of prisoners of war and civilians

1881: Birth of Chinese scholar Zhang Shizhao
http://self.gutenberg.org/articles/zhang_shizhao
http://www.thechinastory.org/2013/07/zhang-shizhao-%E7%AB%A0%E5%A3%AB%E9%92%8A-on-appreciating-difference/

Zhang Shizhao

1900: US Secretary of State John Hay announces that all nations to whom he sent notes calling for an ‘open door’ policy in China have essentially accepted his stand.

1902: France and Russia issue a joint declaration that approves the Anglo-Japanese Alliance, but stipulates that they have the right to protect interests in China and Korea
http://www.firstworldwar.com/source/anglojapanesealliance1902.htm

1902-01-30 Anglo-Japanese alliance

1913: Song Jiaoren (Sung Chiao-jen), a founder of the Kuomintang is wounded in an assassination attempt and dies two days later
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/2763.html

1926: Chiang Kaishek (Jiang Jieshi), then head of the KMT military, launches a coup to take over power in the Guomindang. In the process, he ousted many communists who had been a part of the Guomindang-Communist alliance

2004: Taiwanese President Chen Shui-bian is reelected with less than 30,000 votes (50,11 %) more than Lien Chan (49,89 %)
http://www.taiwandc.org/elec2004.htm
http://www.c-span.org/video/?181926-1/taiwanese-presidential-inauguration
 2004-03-20

 2009: China’s president Hu Jintao urges North Korea to restart stalled negotiations on dismantling its nuclear program saying he hopes all sides would work to “resolve their differences”
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2009/03/200932034959624870.html