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On 28 February in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 28 FEBRUARY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on February 28, 2019

202 BC: Coronation ceremony of Liu Bang as Emperor Gaozu initiating four centuries of the Han dynasty’s rule over China
https://origins.osu.edu/milestones/february-2013-liu-bang-peasant-rebel-emperor
https://www.travelchinaguide.com/intro/history/han/liubang.htm

772: Birth of Tang dynasty poet Bai Juyi who died in 846
http://www.poemhunter.com/bai-juyi-2/biography/
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Bai_Juyi

1775 : Death of Empress Xiaoyichun, wife of emperor Qianlong and mother of emperor Jiaqing, born on October 23, 1727
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Empress_Xiaoyichun

Empress Xiaoyichun

1901: Birth of famous opera artist Ma Lianliang who died on December 16, 1966
http://wiki.china.org.cn/wiki/index.php/Ma_Lianliang
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/1506.html

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3omXo61fwdI

1906: Birth of Hu Lancheng, Chine writer, who died on July 25, 1981
https://www.cuhk.edu.hk/rct/renditions/authors/hulc.html
http://www.universitypressscholarship.com/view/10.7312/columbia/9780231170468.001.0001/upso-9780231170468-chapter-4

1939: Birth of Chögyam Trungpa, Tibetan Buddhist meditation instructor, who died on April 4, 1987
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ch%C3%B6gyam_Trungpa

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fEPi5QTXv3A

1939: Birth of Daniel C. Tsui, Chinese born physicist, Nobel laureate
https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/physics/1998/tsui/biographical/

1946: Sino-French agreement signed at Chongqing provides for the withdrawal of Chinese troops from northern Indochina. France gives back to China Kouang-Tcheou Wan (Guangzhou Wan) or Fort Bayard, in South China that it got on lease since May 27, 1898
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kwangchowan

1947: Anti-Kuomintang’s administration demonstration on Taiwan (228 Incident). Civil disorder is put down at a loss of 30,000 civilian lives

http://www.taiwandc.org/228-intr.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/228_Incident
https://web.archive.org/web/20070622130828/
http://228.lomaji.com/articles.html
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xkM7PfyuIhk

1972: End of the visit of President Nixon in China. Signature of the Shanghai Communiqué
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shanghai_Communiqu%C3%A9
http://www.taiwandocuments.org/communique01.htm
http://www2.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/nsa/publications/DOC_readers/kissinger/nixzhou/

http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/1673.html

1981: Beijing throws out Netherlands ambassador due to submarine sale to Taiwan

1989: Birth of Zhang Liyin, Chinese singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhang_Liyin
http://community.livejournal.com/zhangliyin
http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xv1c0_zhang-li-yin-y-why-mv_music

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-dvn_gX4sJ0

1994: Death of Aisin Giorro Pu Chieh, brother of last emperor of China Pu Yi, born on April 16, 1907
http://madmonarchist.blogspot.fr/2012/04/royal-profile-prince-pu-chieh-of-china.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pujie

1999: Death of Bing Xin, Chinese writer and poet, born on October 5, 1900
http://www.cscanada.net/index.php/sll/article/viewFile/j.sll.1923156320130602.3132/4119
http://academics.wellesley.edu/Alum/Images/Magazine/Fall09BingXin.pdf

2001: China ratifies the International Convention on the Economic,  Social and Cultural rights, except the article 8, paragraph 1-a on trade unions freedom 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Covenant_on_Economic,_Social_and_Cultural_Rights

2002: Despite a very low rating, Tung Chee-hwa is reelected as head of Hong Kong by 80 % of the electoral body


2004: Over 1 million Taiwanese participate in the 228 Hand-in-hand rally, forming a 500-kilometre long human chain to commemorate the 228 Incident in 1947
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/228_Hand-in-Hand_Rally

2012: Taiwan’s opposition leader Tsai Ing Wen is stepping down, following her Democratic Progressive Party’s defeat in the presidential elections. She will be succeeded by Kaohsiung city mayor Chen Chu as the interim chairwoman until a new leader is elected in May
http://www.360doc.com/content/12/0229/10/26286_190482138.shtml

2017: Russia and China have blocked a push by Western governments at the United Nations to punish the Syrian government over chemical weapons attacks
http://www.beijingbulletin.com/index.php/sid/252079499
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-39116854
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/asia/2017-03/01/content_15578961.html

2017: Taiwanese independence and unification factions clash as island commemorates 1947 massacre
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2074820/taiwanese-independence-and-unification-factions-clash

 

Holidays and observances

Taiwan: Peace Memorial Day, the day of commemorating the 228 Incident