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On 11 April in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 11 APRIL IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on April 11, 2019

999: Birth of Bao Zheng, Northern Song official renowned for his honesty, today metaphor for an honest politician, who died on May 20, 1062
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bao_Zheng

1241: Batu Khan defeats Béla IV of Hungary at the Battle of Mohi (or Muhi)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Mohi

1919: Foundation, in Shanghai, of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea then occupied by Japan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Provisional_Government_of_the_Republic_of_Korea
http://althistory.wikia.com/wiki/Government_in_exile_of_Korea_(Twilight_of_a_New_Era)
http://english.kookmin.ac.kr/site/about_kmu/newNhot/special/168?pn=6

1919-04-13 Gvt de Shanghai

1952: Beginning of the Battle of Nanri island between Kuomintang and PRC forces, won by the nationalists on 15 April
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Nanri_island

1953: In Korea, signature of an agreement on repatriation of prisoners of war
http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/55796477

1955: An Indian plane explodes near Indonesia in a Taiwanese attempt to kill Chinese premier Zhou Enlai, en route to Bandung conference
http://www.chinauncensored.com/index.php/most-censored/659-secret-behind-the-explosion-of-the-aircraft-kashmir-princess
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4037.html

1997: Hong Kong HMS Tamar British naval base, the last one in Asia, is closed
http://www.cnn.com/WORLD/9704/11/hong.kong/
http://www.royalnavyresearcharchive.org.uk/HMS_Tamar.htm#.VSfy3e_GNMs

2001: Release of the 24 crew members of a U.S. surveillance plane. The EP-3E U.S. Navy crew had made an emergency landing on 1st April after an in-flight collision with a Chinese fighter jet. The Chinese pilot was missing and presumed dead.
https://fas.org/sgp/crs/row/RL30946.pdf

2008: In China, Chen Liangyu, the former Shanghai Communist Party boss is sentenced to 18 years in jail for corruption
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/04/12/world/asia/12shanghai.html