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On 23 June in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 23 JUNE IN CHINESE HISTORY INCLUDING TAIWAN

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Updated on June 23, 2019

229: Sun Quan proclaims himself emperor of Eastern Wu
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sun_Quan

1368: Hongwu (Zhu Yuanzhang), becomes the first emperor of the Ming Dynasty, up to his death on June 24, 1398
http://www.buzzle.com/articles/wade-giles-the-hongwu-emperor.html
http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/90001/90782/99727/6937341.html

1662: Death of Taiwan’s national hero Zheng Chenggong more known as Koxinga, born on August 27, 1624
https://en.wikipedia.org/?title=Koxinga#In_Taiwan
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kingdom_of_Tungning

Koxinga statue 2

1884: A Chinese army defeats the French at Bac Le, Indochina
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bac_Le_Ambush

1954: Outside the official negociating sessions, in the Conference of Geneva, French premier Pierre Mendès France meets Chine Foreign Minister Zhou Enlai

1966: Birth of Richie Ren, Taiwanese musician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richie_Ren

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=75EVhs2uVLU

1988: Birth of Isabella Leong, Macau-born Hong Kong singer, actress and model
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isabella_Leong
http://www.imdb.fr/name/nm1884816/

2009: One of China’s most prominent political activists, Liu Xiabo, is formally arrested for inciting subversion
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8116044.stm