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On 26 October in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 26 OCTOBER IN CHINESE HISTORY,  HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on October 26, 2019

1491: Birth of Zhengde, Chinese Ming Dynastie emperor (1505-1521) who died on 20 April 1521
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhengde_Emperor
http://www.chinaknowledge.de/History/Ming/personsmingwuzong.html

Emperor Zhengde 2

1850: Start of the Taiping insurgency in China led by Hong Xiuquan
 http://taipingrebellion.com/
http://www.ibiblio.org/chinesehistory/contents/03pol/c03s02.html

1937: During the sino-japanese war, the strong Nianziguan pass (in the Great Wall) falls to the Japanese

1950: India strongly protests the occupation of Tibet by Chinese forces

1962: After Chinese attack, India government proclaims State of  emergency

1965: Birth of Aaron Kwok Fu-Shing, Hong Kong singer
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aaron_Kwok
http://men.stareastasia.com/aaron-kwok/

2005: Death of Rong Yiren, Chinese vice-president of the Republic  (1993-1998), a friend of Deng Xiaoping and founder of  the China Trust & Investment Corp (CITIC)
https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2005/11/chin-n29.html

Rong Yiren