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On 13 December in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 13 DECEMBER IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on December 13, 2018

769: Death of Du Hongjian, Chinese chancellor, born in 709
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Du_Hongjian

1627: Wei Zhongxian, maybe the most powerfull eunuch in Chinese history, commits suicide
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/11668.html
http://www.chinaknowledge.de/History/Ming/personsweizhongxian.html

Wei Zhongxian

1678: Birth of Yongzheng, 4th Qing emperor (1722-1735)
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Yongzheng_Emperor
http://www.npm.gov.tw/exh98/yongzheng/en0201.htm

1769: After the defeat of its fourth invasion army. China renounces to invade Burma

1897: In China, Port-Arthur (Lüshun) is occupied by the Russian

1937: Japanese troops take Nanjing and start mass killings and rapes

http://www.historyplace.com/worldhistory/genocide/nanking.htm
http://www.history.com/topics/nanjing-massacre
http://www.pacificwar.org.au/JapWarCrimes/TenWarCrimes/Rape_Nanking.html


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jbzv5-Oh60I

1968: Birth of Chen Hong, Chinese actress, wife of  Chen Kaige
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chen_Hong_(actress)
http://www.hkcinemagic.com/en/people.asp?id=8234

1980: Birth of Bosco Wong, Hong Kong singer and actor
https://www.spcnet.tv/Bosco-Wong-Chung-Chak-ac11.html#.VIscP73LRMs

1995: China’s most influential democracy activist, Wei Jingsheng, who  already had spent 16 years in prison, is sentenced to 14 more years

1996: Death of Chinese playwright Cao Yu, born on September 24, 1910
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/11696.html
http://www.nytimes.com/1996/12/16/theater/cao-yu-86-modernized-chinese-drama.html

2006: The Baiji, or Chinese River Dolphin, announced as extinct

2012: Japan scrambles fighter jets in response to a Chinese plane in the Diaoyu Islands dispute
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/14/world/asia/japan-scrambles-jets-in-island-dispute-with-china.html?_r=0
http://collapsechina.blogspot.fr/2012/12/tokyo-responds-to-chinese-plane-sending.html