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On 21 August in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 21 AUGUST IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on August 21, 2019

1140: Song Dynasty general Yue Fei defeats an army led by Jin Dynasty general Wanyan Wuzhu at the Battle of Yancheng during the Jin–Song wars
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Yancheng
http://www.shenyunperformingarts.org/learn/article/read/item/MzUnKWQT8Cg/yue-fei-chinese-stories-history.html

1140-08-21 Yancheng Battle

1870: Ma Xinyi, Viceroy of Liangjiang of the late Qing Dynasty in China, is assassinated. Born in 1821
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ma_Xinyi

1921: The White Russian Baron Roman Ungern von Sternberg who led Mogolia to independence from China in March is hand over to soviet Red army by his own troops
http://www.newdawnmagazine.com/articles/the-bloody-baron-von-ungern-sternberg-madman-or-mystic

http://ahistoryblog.com/2012/08/14/baron-von-ungern-sternberg-1885-1921-bloody-white-baron/

1937: China and Russia sign a non aggression pact

1945: General Ho Ying-chin, commander-in-chief of the Chinese Army, transmits to general Okamura Yasutsugu a memorandum on the preparation for the surrender of Japanese forces in China
http://www.taiwandocuments.org/surrender06.htm

1967: China reports downing of 2 US bombers

1978: Birth of Annie Wu, Taiwanese Actress
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Annie_Wu
http://chinesemov.com/actors/Annie%20Wu.html
http://vimeo.com/15815916

1982: “Gang of Four” Shanghai remnants sentenced
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/8092.html

2015 : Wang Dongxing, Mao Zedong’s ex-security chief dies at age 99
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/1851403/chinese-leader-mao-zedongs-main-bodyguard-and-later
http://www.hindustantimes.com/world-news/mao-zedong-s-chief-bodyguard-wang-dongxing-dies-aged-99-report/article1-1382717.aspx

2018: Taiwan loses third diplomatic ally this year after El Salvador breaks ties
https://www.straitstimes.com/asia/east-asia/taiwan-set-to-lose-its-third-diplomatic-ally-this-year-source
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/front/archives/2018/08/22/2003698956
http://focustaiwan.tw/news/aipl/201808210031.aspx