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On 5 February in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 5 FEBRUARY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on February 5, 2019

249: General Sima Yi, in a military coup, take control of Luoyang and eliminates Cao Shuang, his co-regent of the young king Cao Fang of Wei
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Incident_at_Gaoping_Tombs
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/1353.html

756: An Lushan, leader of a revolt against the Tang Dynasty, declares himself emperor and establishes the state of Yan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/An_Lushan

An Lushan 2

1661: Death from smallpox of Shunzi, second China Qing dynasty (1644-1661) born on March 15, 1638
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shunzhi_Emperor

1912: Birth of Modern Chinese litterateur He Qifang who died in 1977
http://paper-republic.org/authors/he-qifang/
http://www.jstor.org/discover/10.2307/495338?sid=21105784123903&uid=3737864&uid=70&uid=2129&uid=2&uid=4
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/587.html

1958: Chen Yi becomes Chinese minister of Foreign affairs, replacing Zhou Enlai who stays Prime Minister
http://www.paulnoll.com/China/Long-March/Long-March-Chen-Yi.html

1966: Birth of Vivian Wu, Chinese actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vivian_Wu
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0943180/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fj9eIsKU3u4&feature=related

1967: Shanghai is controlled by partisans of the Cultural Revolution and a People’s commune is proclaimed
http://chineseposters.net/themes/shanghai-commune.php
http://www.wengewang.org/read.php?tid=22245

1979: US and China declare that they will support Thailand in case of a Vietnamese attack

column leaves Kabul
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/the-last-soviet-troops-leave-kabul

1997: In China, uprising of Uyghurs in Yining (Ghulja), Xinjiang
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ghulja_Incident
https://saveuyghur.wordpress.com/2013/04/15/the-ghulja-uprising-in-east-turkestan/

2004: Death of Chinese poet Zang Kejia, born on October 8, 1905
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zang_Kejia
http://www.scmp.com/article/443610/zang-kejia-poet-rural-hardship

2008: China frees Hong Kong journalist Ching Cheong after serving less than a five-year sentence
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7227695.stm

2008: China sentences writer Lu Gengsong in prison after he denounced corruption
http://www.nbcnews.com/id/23005695/ns/world_news-asia_pacific/t/china-sentences-writer-subversion/#.XFipcPZFw2w
https://www.hrichina.org/en/content/100

2012: Death of Jiang Ying, Chinese opera singer on August 11, 1919
http://www.womenofchina.cn/html/womenofchina/report/101471-1.htm