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On 30 August in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 30 AUGUST IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on August 30, 2019

1329: Death of Khutughtu Khan, Emperor Mingzong of Yuan, briefly emperor of the Yuan Dynasty and the Mongol Empire, born on December 22, 1300
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khutughtu_Khan,_Emperor_Mingzong_of_Yuan

1363: Beginning of the Battle of Lake Poyang; the forces of two Chinese rebel leaders against the Yuan dynasty, Chen Youliang and Zhu Yuanzhang, who are pitted against each other in what was one of the largest naval battles in history, with an end on October 4
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Lake_Poyang
https://www.mapsofworld.com/on-this-day/august-30-1363-ce-the-battle-of-lake-poyang-begins-near-nanchang-china

1785: Birth of Lin Zexu, Chinese scholar and official, who died on November 22, 1850
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lin_Zexu
http://history.cultural-china.com/en/47History6482.html

1896: Birth of Chinese painter Puru (Pu Hsin-yu or Pu Xinyu) who died on November 18, 1963
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/8451.html
http://www.art-virtue.com/painting/history/ching/PuRu/bio-PuRu.htm

Pu Xinyu

1929: Birth of François Cheng (Cheng Baoyi), Chinese French academician, writer, poet and calligrapher
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fran%C3%A7ois_Chen

1945: Hong Kong is liberated from Japan by British Armed Forces
http://famousdaily.com/history/hong-kong-liberate-japan-british-armed-forces.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LTS9zlicQIA

1979: Birth of Tavia Yeung, Hong Kong actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tavia_Yeung

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qP4qkTQ8alc

1979: Birth of Niki Chow, Hong Kong actress and singer
http://www.lovehkfilm.com/people/chow_niki.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lh3qsMu1px0

2007: In China, Finance minister Jin Renqing, involved in a sex scandal, is sacked
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/world/minister-sacked-in-beijings-moral-purge/article20401124