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On 25 December in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

1941-12-25 Jap victory

ON 25 DECEMBER IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on December 25, 2018

1915: Death of Huang Yuanyong, Chine writer born on January 15, 1885
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Huang_Yuanyong

1932: A magnitude 7,6 earthquake in Gansu, China kills around 70,000 people
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1932_Changma_earthquake

1932-12-25 Gansu

1937: The Chinese communist forces in South China which did not embark on the Long March establish the New Fourth Army to fight the Japanese with the Kuomintang forces
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Fourth_Army

1939: Birth of Akong Rinpoche, Tibetan-Chinese spiritual leader, killed on October 8, 2013
http://www.samye.org/arbio1.htm
http://www.buddhanet.net/masters/akong.htm

1941: Hong Kong falls under Japanese forces
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/british-surrender-hong-kong
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Hong_Kong
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_occupation_of_Hong_Kong

1941-12-25 Jap victory

1946: The National Constituent Assembly adopts the Constitution of the Republic of China (promulgated by the National government on 1st January 1947 and into effect on 25 December 1947)

1947: The constitution of the Republic of China (KMT) enters into effect
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Constitution_of_the_Republic_of_China

1980: The Politburo of the Communist Party of China issued an “open letter” to all members of the party and the Communist youth league, urging them to take the lead in having only one child

1998: Ma Ying-jeou, now president of Taiwan, becomes mayor of Taipei, up to December 25, 2006
http://www.thefreelibrary.com/New+Taipei+Mayor+Ma+Ying-jeou+sworn+in.-a053537294

2009: Leading Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo is jailed for 11 years for “inciting subversion of state power”, after a trial condemned in the West
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2009/12/200912252121168471.html
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/12/25/world/asia/25china.html?_r=1&ref=asia
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8430409.stm

 

Holidays and observances

Republic of China (Taiwan): Constitution Day