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On 21 February in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 21 FEBRUARY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on February 21, 2019

1875: The murder of the British diplomat and explorer Augustus Raymond Margary cause a crisis between China and The United Kingdom. The “Margary Affair” will end with the Chefoo Convention signed on August 21, 1876
http://www.snipview.com/q/Augustus%20Raymond%20Margary
https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/bulletin-of-the-school-of-oriental-and-african-studies/article/margary-affair-and-the-chefoo-agreement-by-wang-s-t-pp-ix-138-oxford-university-press-1940-7s-6d/50707D81C5C91646D80FB1C1375AD839

1914: White Wolf Bandits troops attack Zhanjiang China
http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/war/pai-lang.htm

1951: In China, a law to punish the counter-revolutionaries leads to a one year terror campaign causing more than one million people killed
http://chineseposters.net/themes/counterrevolutionaries.php
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Campaign_to_Suppress_Counterrevolutionaries

1972: US president Richard Nixon starts his historical visit to China (up to February 28)
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/february/21/newsid_2728000/2728761.stm

http://abcnews.go.com/Archives/video/feb-20-1972-president-nixon-visits-china-9411161
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/nixon-arrives-in-china-for-talks
http://www.c-spanvideo.org/program/107545-1
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/1409.html

1972-02-21 Nixon arrive en Chine

1972: Death of Zhang Guohua, Chinese general and politician, born in October 1914
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhang_Guohua

1973: Birth of Bowie Tsang, Taiwanese singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bowie_Tsang

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_e0aJUNjufM

1976: Richard Nixon arrives in Beijing, at China’s invitation, for a nine-day visit, during which he meets with Mao Zedong on February 24. The visit is a clear demonstration of China’s disenchantment with President Ford.

1976-02-24 Mao Nixon

1983: Marshal Ye Jianying, 85, is forced by Deng Xiaoping to resign as chief of state of China
http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/data/people/yejianying.shtml

2001: China publishes a new White Paper on Taiwan threatening of a military intervention

2002: First official visit of US president George W. Bush in China
http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/zhuanti/Zhuanti_237.html
http://www.c-span.org/video/?168772-1/uschina-joint-news-conference

2014: Obama hosts Dalai Lama at White House. The US leader vowed “strong support” for the protection of Tibetans’ human rights in China during the encounter
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-26271596
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/feb/21/china-us-barack-obama-dalai-lama