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On 22 February in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 22 FEBRUARY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on February 22, 2019

705: Wu Zetian (81), the only one Chinese empress, since October 16, 690, is forced to transfer the throne, restoring the Tang dynasty
http://www.womeninworldhistory.com/heroine6.html

1784: The ship called the Empress of China, the first U.S. merchant vessel to trade with China, sets sail from New York

Empress of China (ship)

1799: Infaming Qing dynasty Chinese official at court, Heshen, born on May 30, 1750, is forced to commit suicide
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heshen
https://www.britannica.com/biography/Heshen

1927: Shanghai workers hold a second armed uprising
https://www.marxists.org/history/etol/writers/isaacs/1938/tcr/ch07.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/1926.html

1929: Birth of James Hong, Chinese-American actor
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0393222/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Hong


http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xcnvpz_actorys-secrets-from-james-hong_shortfilms

1940: Five-year old Tenzin Gyatso is enthroned as the 14h Dalai Lama in Lhasa, Tibet
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Tenzin_Gyatso,_14th_Dalai_Lama

1973: Sino-US Communiqué announcing the opening of Liaison Offices in Beijing and Washington

2012: China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has lodged an official complaint to Japan after a politician claimed the Nanjing Massacre never occurred
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-17125934

2017: Former Hong Kong leader Donald Tsang is sentenced to 20 months in prison after a high-profile corruption trial found him guilty of misconduct during his time at the helm of the city
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/law-crime/article/2072910/disgraced-hong-kong-leader-donald-tsang-escorted-hospital
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/02/22/hong-kong-former-leader-sentenced-20-months-misconduct/