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On 31 December in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 31 DECEMBER IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on December 31, 2018

669: Death of Li Shiji, Chinese chancellor, born in 594
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Li_Shiji

1650: Death of Dorgon (prince Rui), one of most influential Mandchus princes in the early Qing Dynasty, born on November 17, 1612
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dorgon
http://www.dartmouth.edu/~qing/WEB/DORGON.html

1894: Birth of Hong Shen, a pioneering Chinese dramatist and filmmaker who died on August 29, 1955
http://wiki.china.org.cn/wiki/index.php/Hong_Shen
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hong_Shen
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/12064.html

Hong Shen

1940: Death of Chinese musician Xiao Youmei, born in 1884
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xiao_Youmei
https://books.google.fr/books?id=PxzNLwDPP0EC&pg=PA99&lpg=PA99&dq=xiao+youmei&source=bl&ots=N3Sz2_tIXR&sig=qIaGtG2fqBEAuRP7etaZkobtnJQ&hl=fr&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjkoqmKtoTKAhUCOxoKHUHzBeIQ6AEITTAL#v=onepage&q=xiao%20youmei&f=false

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

Xiao Youmei

1961: Birth of Chinese actress Nina Li Chi
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0508327/bio

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AwO6cpqiBM0

1965: Birth of Gong Li, Chinese actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000084/bio
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gong_Li

 1978: Taiwanese diplomats struck their colors for the final time from the embassy flagpole in Washington, D.C., marking the end of diplomatic relations with the United States
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/united-states-ends-official-relations-with-nationalist-china

2004: The official opening of Taipei 101, the tallest skyscraper at that time in the world, standing at a height of 509 metres (1,670 ft)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taipei_101