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On 29 December in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 29 DECEMBER IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on December 29, 2018

1427: Army of Ming Dynasty started withdrawing from Hanoi, puting an end to the domination of Đại Việt.

1857: Guangzhou is occupied by French and British troops
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Canton_(1857)

1857-12-29 Second_Opium_War-guangzhou

1899: Birth of Marshal Nie Rongzhen, People’s Liberation Army chief of the general staff (1950-1954) who died on Mai 14, 1992
https://en.wiki2.org/wiki/Nie_Rongzhen
http://www.paulnoll.com/Korea/War/Marshal-Nie-Rongzhen.html

Nie Rongzhen

1911: A meeting of representatives from provinces in Nanjing elect Sun Yat-sun as the provisional President of the Republic of China and set 1st January 1912 as the first day of the first year of the Republic
http://blog.oup.com/2011/12/sun-yat-sen/
http://www.upi.com/Archives/1911/12/29/Sun-Yat-Sen-elected-president-of-new-Republic-of-China/5111038294461/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Republic_of_China_provisional_presidential_election,_1911

1911: Taking advantage of the fall of the Qing dynasty, Mongol princes and lamas declare the establishment of an independent Mongol empire with the Jebtsundamba Khutughtu as their Khan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bogd_Khan

1925: Warlord Xu Shuzheng’s assassination
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xu_Shuzheng

1972: China and Benin resumed diplomatic relations, first established on November 12, 1964, but severed in January 1966

1989: Following Hong Kong’s decision to forcibly repatriate some Vietnamese refugees, thousands of Vietnamese ‘boat people’ battled with riot police

1996: Death of You Min, Hong Kong actress, born on August 19, 1936
http://hksan.net/smsifc/youminweb/life_E.html

1997: Hong Kong began killing 1.25 million chickens, the entire population, for fear of the spread of ‘bird flu

2007: Beijing said that the direct election of the Chief Executive may be in 2017 while Hong Kong democrats demanded 2012

2014: Chinese President Xi Jinping calls for greater “ideological guidance” in China’s universities and urges the study of Marxism, state media report, as the country tightens control on Western ideology