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On 10 May in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 10 MAY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on May 10, 2019

28 BCE: A sunspot is observed by Han Dynasty astronomers during the reign of Emperor Cheng of Han, one of the earliest dated sunspot observations in China.

1899: Birth of Zhang Daqiang, Chinese painter, who died on April 12, 1983
http://www.chinaonlinemuseum.com/painting-zhang-daqian.php
http://www.lingnanart.com/2013_ChineseMaster/ZhangDaQian/Master_ZhangDaQian.htm

Zhang Daqian 2

1948: The Republic of China implements “temporary provisions” granting President Chiang Kai-shek extended powers to deal with the Communist uprising. They will remain in effect until 1991
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Temporary_Provisions_Effective_During_the_Period_of_Communist_Rebellion

1974: Birth of Liu Fang, Chinese pipa player
http://www.liufangmusic.net/English/biography.html

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

1977: Birth of Denise Ho, Hong Kong singer
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Denise_Ho

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TZtefJlWa6o

1988: Death of Chinese writer Shen Congwen, born on 28 December 1902
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shen_Congwen
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4256.html

1990: The Chinese government releases 211 Tiananmen Square prisoners, but also declares that over 400 others are still being investigated while being held in custody
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/china-releases-tiananmen-square-prisoners

2009: Wan Yanhai, the best-known Chinese AIDS activist and his family flee to USA
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wan_Yanhai

2011: US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has criticised China’s crackdown on dissent as “a fool’s errand”, saying Beijing is trying to halt history
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-13353199
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-13358081