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On 24 December in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

1900 german-postcard-the-war-in-china-2

ON 24 DECEMBER IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on December 24, 2018

502: Chinese emperor Xiao Yan names Xiao Tong his heir designate
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Wu_of_Liang
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xiao_Tong

759: Tang Dynasty poet Du Fu departs for Chengdu, where he is hosted by fellow poet Pei Di
http://totallyhistory.com/du-fu/
http://afe.easia.columbia.edu/at/dufu/df01.html

Du Fu

1900: During the Boxer Rebellion, foreign powers present the Chinese Empress with their list of ‘irrevocable conditions’ before their nations will withdraw troops from China
http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/boxer_rebellion.htm

1900 german-postcard-the-war-in-china-2

1924: Birth of Qiao Shi, Chinese politician, chairman of People’ National Assembly (1993-1998)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qiao_Shi

1937: During the Japanese invasion of China, the Nippon troops enter Hangzhou

1941: Japanese launch the third battle of Changsha
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=184
 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Changsha_(1942)

1966: Because the Cultural Revolution, arrest of Peng Dehuai, the  former Defense Minister of China and hero of the Korea War
http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/data/people/pengdehuai.shtml
http://maoist.wikia.com/wiki/Peng_Dehuai

1966-12-24 Peng Dehuai arrested

1967: China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor
 
1986: After those in Shanghai, Beijing students in Beijing demands more democracy
http://www.nytimes.com/1986/12/24/world/protests-by-students-spread-to-beijing.html

2002: Chinese dissident Xu Wenli, condemned to 13 years in jail in 1998 for his partipation in the setting up of China Democratic Party is exiled to the USA. He had already spend 12 years in jail for his participation to the 1989 events
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/2603621.stm

2017: China’s first domestic large amphibious aircraft makes maiden flight
http://english.chinamil.com.cn/view/2017-12/25/content_7881967.htm
http://www.euronews.com/2017/12/24/maiden-flight-of-amphibious-plane
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-42471045