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On 18 May in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 18 MAY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on May 18, 2019

1388: During the Battle of Buyur Lake, General Lan Yu led a Chinese army forward to crush the Mongol hordes of Tögüs Temür, the Khan of Northern Yuan
https://dict.eudic.net/dicts/en/Battle_of_Buyur_Lake.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lan_Yu_(general)

1895: Birth of Zhang Henshui, Chinese novelist, who died on February 15, 1967
http://paper-republic.org/authors/zhang-henshui/
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/5234.html

Zhang Henshui

1916: In China, Chen Qimei is assassinated. Chiang Kai-shek succeeds him as leader of the Chinese Revolutionary Party in Shanghai
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chen_Qimei
https://www.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=Chen+Qimei

1946: Birth of Frank Hsieh, Taiwanese politician, 40th Premier of the Republic of China
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_Hsieh
 Frank Hsieh 2006

1948: The First Legislative Yuan of the Republic of China officially convenes in Nanking

1951: Because its involvement in the Korea War, United Nations adopts a resolution on the boycott of strategic goods to Communist China

1955: Birth of Chow Yun-Fat, Hong Kong actor
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000334/

1980: China launches its first intercontinental missile, a DF-5

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=37nHdfZF2b0

1989: In Beijing one-million people demonstrate as members of the government meet with leaders of the student protests
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/one-million-protesters-take-to-the-streets-in-Beijing

2011: China has blocks the release of a UN report accusing North Korea of sharing ballistic missile technology with Iran in violation of sanctions. The report said the material passed through a third country, which was later identified by diplomats as China
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-13440438