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On 24 March in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 24 MARCH IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on March 24, 2019

1022: Coronation of Renzong, 4th emperor of the Song dynasty from 1022 to 1063
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Renzong_of_Song

1103: Birth of the Southern Song dynasty national hero general Yuefei, wrongly put to death on January 27, 1142
http://www.shenyun.com/learn/article/read/item/MzUnKWQT8Cg/the-great-general-yue-fei.html
http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/features.php?searchterm=028_yuefei.inc&issue=028
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/2824.html

1401: Mongol Timur (Tamerlan the Great) sacks Damascus
http://www.silk-road.com/artl/timur.shtml

1839: Chinese troops move to stop the European opium, seizing 20,000 chests of the drug from British merchants in Guangzhou. The “Opium War” eventually will broke out
https://books.google.fr/books?id=kxjumqz_qygC&pg=PA16&lpg=PA16&dq=Chinese+seizing+20,000+chests+of+the+drug+from+British+merchants&source=bl&ots=48jUjP8TrR&sig=ACfU3U2Y38oczQkkpdHi12E-_LhLKCUhQw&hl=fr&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwiOlOSalJrhAhVb8uAKHbb1CnwQ6AEwAnoECAgQAQ#v=onepage&q=Chinese%20seizing%2020%2C000%20chests%20of%20the%20drug%20from%20British%20merchants&f=false

1885: During the Sino-French War, Chinese victory in the Battle of Bang Bo on the Tonkin-Guangxi border
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Bang_Bo_(Zhennan_Pass)

1895: Japanese attack against Chinese Jiangsu province
http://sinojapanesewar.com/Taiwan.htm

1914: During the Simla Conference (India, Tibet and Republic of China), the British representative McMahon proposes the border delineation between India and Tibet which will be called the McMahon Line. Signed on 3 July by Tibet but never recognized by China
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McMahon_Line

1927: In the Nanjing Incident, foreign warships bombard Nanjing in defense of the foreign citizens within the city
http://challengerofminds.blogspot.fr/2008/10/nanjing-incident.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nanjing_Incident

1938: During the second sino-japanese war, the Taierzhuang battle begins. It will end on April 7 by a Chinese victory
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Taierzhuang
http://www.chinaww2.com/2014/09/12/taierzhuang/

1938-03-24 Battle of Taierzhuang starts

1983: Birth of  Kelvin Kwan, Hong Kong singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kelvin_Kwan

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B4OhmWXt2is