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On 5 July in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 5 JULY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on July 5, 2019

1884: US Congress adopts the 2nd Chinese Exclusion Act
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinese_Exclusion_Act

1898: Birth of Yip Man, first martial arts master to teach Chinese martial art of Wing Chun, who died on December 2, 1972
http://www.cheungswingchun.com/g/999/yip-man.html

1907: Birth of Yang Shangkun, Communist general, president of the People’s Republic of China (1987-1993) who died on September 14, 1998
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yang_Shangkun
http://www.people.com.cn/english/9809/21/a101.html

1963: Sino-Soviet talks begin in Moscow to discuss the widening split between Moscow and Beijing over ideological differences.On July 21, both countries will issue a joint statement that the talks have ended, and that the delegations have failed to reach any agreement except to recess

2009: Violence in China’s restive western region of Xinjiang has left at least 140 people dead and more than 800 people injured, state media say. Several hundred people have also been arrested after the violence erupted in the city of Urumqi
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8135203.stm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/July_2009_%C3%9Cr%C3%BCmqi_riots

2010: Chinese actor Jia Hongsheng, born on March 19, 1967, commits suicide
http://www.filmbiz.asia/news/jia-hongsheng-tumbles-to-his-death
http://english.cri.cn/6909/2010/07/05/53s581095_1.htm