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On 25 May in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

1966-05-25 Nie Yuanzi poster

ON 25 MAY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on May 25, 2019

675: Birth of Li Hong, prince of the Tang Dynasty, born in 652
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Li_Hong

1048: Birth of Shenzong, the 6th emperor (1067-1087) of the Chinese Song dynasty, who died on April 1st 1087
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Shenzong_of_Song

1644: Ming general Wu Sangui forms an alliance with the invading Manchus and will open the gates of the Great Wall of China at Shanhaiguan pass, letting the Manchus through towards the capital Beijing
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wu_Sangui

1895: In Taiwan, pro-Qing Tang Ching-sung (Tang Qingsong) is elected president of The Republic of Formosa, capital Tinan
http://cta.yam.org.tw/cta31.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tang_Ching-sung

 1942: Birth of Angela Yu Chien, Chinese actress who died from cancer on April 10, 2000
http://hkcinemagic.com/en/people.asp?id=2099
http://www.hkmdb.com/db/people/view.mhtml?id=3314&display_set=eng
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0950472/

1966: In China, the first prominent dazibao of the Cultural Revolution is posted at Beijing University by Nie Yuanzi
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nie_Yuanzi
http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/dazibao

1966-05-25 Nie Yuanzi poster

1977: Chinese government removes a 10 years ban on Shakespeare works
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/chinese-government-removes-ban-on-Shakespeare
https://chinadailymail.com/2012/05/25/15591/

1999: The United States House of Representatives releases the Cox Report which details the People’s Republic of China’s nuclear espionage against the U.S. over the prior two decades
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cox_Report
http://www.educationengland.org.uk/documents/cox1989/cox89.html

2008: For the first time, the chairman of a Taiwanese ruling party, Wu Po-Hsiung, starts a visit to China
http://newyork.china-consulate.org/eng/zt/twwt/t564618.htm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7425641.stm

2010: China refuses to publicly criticise North Korea over the sinking of a South Korean naval ship. During a three-way summit, both South Korea and Japan pressed China to hold Pyongyang responsible for the sinking of the Cheonan in March
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2010/05/201053035935307189.html

2011: North Korean leader Kim Jong-il arrives in Beijing for a meeting with Chinese president Hu Jintao, highlighting the influence the economic powerhouse has with the isolated regime struggling to feed its people
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2011/05/201152555527683176.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-13536931
http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/asiapcf/05/24/china.north.korean.visit/index.html

2014: Japan and China trade accusations after China scrambled fighter jets when Japanese military aircraft entered an air defence zone declared by Beijing over the East China Sea.
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2014/05/china-japan-trade-blame-over-plane-action-2014525123455438729.html
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/may/25/china-japan-jets-south-china-sea