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On 22 August in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 22 AUGUST IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on August 22, 2019

1861: Death of Xianfeng, 8th emperor of the Qing dynasty since 1850, born on July 17, 1831
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xianfeng

1888: Birth of Du Yuesheng, boss of Shanghai mafia, who died on August 16, 1951
http://streetsofshanghai.pbworks.com/w/page/18638675/Du%20Yuesheng

1904: Birth of Deng Xiaoping, leader of China (1978-1997), who died on February 19, 1997
http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/data/people/dengxiaoping.shtml
https://www.biography.com/political-figure/deng-xiaoping

1945: In China, the Soviet forces enter Port-Arthur

1967: In Beijing, during the Cultural Revolution, the British embassy is set on fire
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/peking-embassy-siege-veterans-recall-the-red-guards-summer-of-hate-1245933.html
https://roomfordiplomacy.com/beijing-3-1950-1972/

1967-08-22 Ambassade britannique

2012: Death of Paul Shan Kuo-hsi, Taiwanese cardinal and bishop, born on December 3, 1923
https://taiwantoday.tw/news.php?unit=10,23,45,10&post=19608

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ALfmWUo29xg

2016: Protests “welcome” Chinese communist leader Sha Hailin visit to Taipei
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Protests-welcome-Chinese-communist-leader’s-visit-to-Taipei-38367.html