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On 25 August in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 25 AUGUST IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on August 25, 2019

1904: Beginning of the Battle of Liaoyang (up to 3 September), the first major land battle of the Russo-Japanese War, opposing 200,000 Japanese against 150,000 Russian
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Liaoyang
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Battle_of_Liaoyang

1912: The Kuomintang, the Chinese nationalist party, is founded by Sun Yat-sen
http://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/watkins/guomindang.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/8295.html

1933: The Diexi earthquake strikes Mao County, Sichuan, China and kills 9,000 people
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1933_Diexi_earthquake

1937: Japanese fleet blockades Chinese coast

1945: Armed supporters of the Communist Party of China killed Baptist missionary John Birch, regarded by a portion of the American right as the first victim of the Cold War

http://www.rightsidesd.com/?p=14010
http://www.thenewamerican.com/culture/history/item/15051-soldier-missionary

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jubZJd_uE1I

1972: China, who supports Pakistan, vetoes the entry of Bangladesh to United Nations

1987: Birth of Chinese actress Crystal Liu Yifei
http://crystalliuyifei.com/biography/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=enttzw9WCR8