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On 11 May in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 11 MAY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on May 11, 2019

868: A copy of the Diamond Sutra is printed in China, making it oldest known dated printed book
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diamond_Sutra

1610: Death, in Beijing, of Matteo Ricci, Italian Jesuit missionary, born on 6 October 1552
http://www.nndb.com/people/483/000096195/
http://www.ignatianspirituality.com/ignatian-voices/16th-and-17th-century-ignatian-voices/matteo-ricci-sj
 http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4018.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LFqndkx6zdc

1937: Birth of Cheng Yen, Taiwanese Buddhist nun and philanthropist
http://tw.tzuchi.org/en/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=159&Itemid=198
http://www.forbes.com/global/2010/0412/companies-cheng-yen-taiwan-philanthropy-widjaja-sister-of-charity.html

1953: Establishment of the Islamic Association of China
http://www.islamichina.com/islamic-association.html
http://www.topchinatravel.com/china-muslim/china-islamic-association.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4365.html

1957: The Chinese government issues a statement condemning the U.S. missile troops stationed in Taiwan