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On 26 July in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 26 JULY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on July 26, 2019

342: Death of Jin Chengdi, Chinese emperor, born in 321
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Cheng_of_Jin

636: Death of Empress Zhangsun, wife of Emperor Taizong, born in 601
http://www.clearharmony.net/articles/a111280-Zhangsun-the-Caring-Tolerant-and-Wise-Empress.html#.W1lkpfZuI2w
http://www.womenofchina.cn/womenofchina/html1/people/history/7/4171-1.htm

1645: Peasant rebel leader Li Zicheng is killed in Jiugongshan
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Li_Zicheng
http://www.foreignercn.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=4463:jiugong-mountain&catid=66:travel-in-hubei&Itemid=136

1945: Potsdam Declaration (USA, China, Great-Britain) defining terms for Japanese surrender
http://www.ndl.go.jp/constitution/e/etc/c06.html

1945-07-26 Potsdam

1953: Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment repel a number of Chinese assaults against a key position known as The Hook during the Battle of the Samichon River, just hours before the Armistice Agreement is signed, ending the Korean War
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Samichon_River
http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/australia/2rar.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2nd_Battalion,_Royal_Australian_Regiment

1957: Birth of Yuen Biao, Hong Kong actor and martial artist
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0950707/bio

https://youtu.be/hZITH4BslzE

1985: Birth of Zhou Bichang, Chinese singer-songwriter and actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2172979/bio

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rbOBGZK8cH0

2009: Ma Ying-jeou is elected chairman of the Kuomintang https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kuomintang_chairmanship_election,_2009

2012: The wife of disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai and a family aide are charged with the murder of a British businessman

http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/07/20127261276838568.html

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/9428978/Bo-Xilais-wife-Gu-Kailai-charged-with-murdering-Briton-Neil-Heywood.html

2014: The U.S. says China has tested a missile designed to destroy satellites and urge Beijing to refrain from destabilizing actions
http://asiancorrespondent.com/125163/us-says-china-tested-anti-satellite-missile/

2014: Japan releases declassified diplomatic archives indicating that both China and Taiwan started asserting their ownership of the Japanese-administered Senkaku islands only from 1971