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On 26 June in Chinese history, Hong King and Taiwan

ON 26 JUNE IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on June 26, 2019

1243: Mongols defeat the Seljuk Turks at the Battle of Köse Dağ
http://historiarex.com/e/en/332-battle-of-kose-dag-1243

1843: As the Treaty of Nanking comes into effect, Hong Kong Island is ceded to the British “in perpetuity” and proclaimed a British Crown Colony
https://www.britishempire.co.uk/maproom/hongkong.htm

1843

 1858: Tianjin (Tien-tsin) Treaty between Great Britain and China
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Tientsin

1945: Delegates from 51 nations, including the Republic of China, sign the United Nations Charter. China becomes one of the five permanent members of the Security Council
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Nations_Charter

1985: Birth of Oryen Trinley Dorje, 17th Karmapa (Tibet spiritual leader)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ogyen_Trinley_Dorje
http://kagyuoffice.org/

2008: North Korea hands over a declaration on its nuclear activities to China, prompting the US president to announce that Washington will take Pyongyang off a state sponsors of terrorism
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2008/06/200862612112349518.html

2011: Vietnam and China Pledge to Peacefully Resolve Maritime Dispute

2011: Chinese dissident Hu Jia is released from jail. Mr Hu, 37, served a three-and-a-half-year prison sentence for “inciting subversion”.
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2011/06/2011625211022390987.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-13917882

2013: Three Chinese astronauts are back safely on earth after a two-week mission to an experimental space laboratory, the Tiangong-1, or “Heavenly Palace”.
http://www.euronews.com/2013/06/26/china-shenzhou-10-astronauts-return-safely-to-earth/
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/video/2013/jun/26/china-shenzhou-10-spacecraft-earth-video

2016: Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen attends the formal opening of the expanded Panama Canal June 26, joining heads of state and dignitaries from around the world in celebration of the US$5.4 billion project that took nine years to complete
http://taiwantoday.tw/news.php?unit=2,6,10,15,18&pos

2017: Jailed Chinese Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo released after diagnosis of terminal cancer
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/06/26/jailed-chinese-nobel-peace-laureate-liu-xiaobo-released-diagnosis/
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jun/26/liu-xiaobos-unbearable-fate-is-stark-symbol-of-where-china-is-heading
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/2100065/who-chinese-nobel-peace-prize-winner-liu-xiaobo-and-whats-his