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On 14 April in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 14 APRIL IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on April 14, 2019

605: Emperor Yang of Sui dynasty orders to extend the Grand Canal
http://www.chinahighlights.com/travelguide/culture/grand-canal.htm

1294: Timur (Tamerlan), grandson of Kublai, is elected Khagan of the Mongols and Emperor of the Yuan Dynasty with the reigning titles Oljeitu and Chengzong
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tem%C3%BCr_Khan,_Emperor_Chengzong_of_Yuan

1971: Premier Zhou Enlai met with all the members of the U.S. table tennis. Zhou said: “By visiting our country you have opened the gate for the exchanges between the people of the two nations. We believe that a friendly exchange will win approval and support from both the Chinese and American peoples”

1971-04-14  Zhou Enlai meets US table tennis team

1979: After a short war, Opening of Sino-Vietnamese negotiations in Hanoi (broken on 18)

1980: Italian communist leader Enrico Berlinger is the first western communist leader to go officially to China since twenty years

1989: The 1,100,000,000th Chinese is born 

2001: In China, the underground bishop of Yixian (Hebei) Mgr Shi Enxiang, 79 years old, who was hiding since 1996, is arrested
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Two-Chinese-bishop-martyrs-recognised-as-%E2%80%98Illustrious-Unknown%E2%80%99-for-2011-23568.html

2010: About 2,700 dead, 10,000 injured in 7.1-magnitude quake in China’s Qinghai
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8619593.stm
http://www.france24.com/en/20100414-strong-quake-kills-dozens-north-western-province

2015: China is granted operation rights for 40 years at a port in Gwadar, a strategic deep-water seaport in Pakistan
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/business/2015-04/14/content_15250708.html