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On 25 April in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 25 APRIL IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on April 25, 2019

1644: Chongzhen, born on February 6, 16th and last emperor of the Chinese Ming dynasty (1627-1644), commits suicide by hanging himself
http://www.mingtombs.eu/emp/16chongzhen/chongzhen.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chongzhen_Emperor_of_China

1875: Death of Trinley Gyatso, 12th Dalai Lama,.born on January 1857
http://indiatodayshistory.blogspot.fr/2015/04/25-apr-1875-death-of-trinley-gyatso.html

1935: Mao Zetan (Mao Zelin), the younger one of Mao Zedong’s two brothers, born on September 1905, is captured and executed while fighting Kuomintang forces
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mao_Zetan

1940: Warlord Sheng Shicai, dependent on the Soviet Union for military support and trade, concludes an Agreement, granting USSR additional concessions in the whole province of Xinjiang for 50 years, virtually turning Xinjiang under full political and economical control of the USSR
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sheng_Shicai

1948: Birth of Yu Shyi-kun, former Premier of Taiwan (2002-2005)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yu_Shyi-kun

1951: After a three-day fight against Chinese Communist Forces, the Gloucestershire Regiment is annihilated on “Gloucester Hill,” in Korea
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/1316777/The-day-650-Glosters-faced-10000-Chinese.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Imjin_River

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VBAvVBVGkSE

1951: During the Korean War, assaulting Chinese forces are forced to withdraw after heavy fighting with UN forces, primarily made up of Australian and Canadian troops, at the Battle of Kapyong
http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/battle-of-kapyong/

 

 1961: China and Laos established diplomatic relations

1988: Zhu Rongji become mayor of Shanghai, replacing  Jiang Zemin
http://english.people.com.cn/leaders/Zhurongji.htm

1989: Birth of Gedhun Choekyi Nyima who will be recognized as the 11th Pachen Lama by the Dalai Lama but refused by Beijing
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gedhun_Choekyi_Nyima

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RahsoZ0I050

1999: Falungong demonstration in Beijing outside Zhongnanhai
https://www.theguardian.com/world/1999/apr/26/johngittings

2016: Mei Baojiu: China’s renowned Peking opera master dies aged 82
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/1938483/mei-baojiu-chinas-renowned-peking-opera-master-dies