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On 19 May in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 19 MAY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on May 19, 2019

639: Ashina Jiesheshuai, a Turkish general of the Tang dynasty, and his tribesmen fail to kill Emperor Tai zong at summer Jiucheng Palace
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ashina_Jiesheshuai

Kursad ou Jiesheshuai

1865: Death of Sengge Rinchen, Mongol Qing Dynasty field marshal, born in 1811
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sengge_Rinchen

1883: French Commandant Rivière is killed in the battle of Paper Bridge against the Chinese Black Flags in Tonkin
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Paper_Bridge
http://warfarehistorian.blogspot.fr/2013/12/battle-of-paper-bridge-1883-frances-ill.html

1929: General Feng Yu-Xiang of China declares war on Chiang Kai-shek government
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Feng_Yuxiang

1949: Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek imposes Martial Law on Taiwan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martial_law_in_Taiwan
https://outreachfortaiwan.org/2015/02/12/taiwan-martial-law/
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/6294902.stm

1964: Birth of Lawrence Ng, Hong Kong actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lawrence_Ng

1989: A 4:50 am, Chinese communist Party General secretary Zhao Ziyang goes Tian’anmen Square to implore the students to leave


http://www.standoffattiananmen.com/2015/05/pictures-of-1989-zhao-ziyangs-farewell.html
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2009/may/14/zhao-ziyang-china-tiananmen-memoirs

1989: Han Dongfang, a railway worker, becomes the spokesman for China’s first autonomous workers’ union, set up in the Tiananmen square
http://www.wikiwand.com/en/Han_Dongfang
https://www.hrw.org/legacy/campaigns/china/scholars/t15/handongfang.htm

2000: China signs an agreement with Europe Union for its entry in WTO
http://www.ictsd.org/bridges-news/bridges/news/eu-and-china-reach-wto-accession-agreement

2000-05-19 Accord UE pour OMC

2012: China dissident Chen Guangcheng arrives in the US
h ttp://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/05/201252035212808683.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-18135039

2016: Two Chinese jet fighters intercepted an American reconnaissance aircraft flying over the South China Sea in what U.S. defense officials characterized as a potentially unsafe maneuver
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy-defence/article/1947204/beijing-and-washington-offer-differing-versions-spy

2017: Chinese fighter jets intercept US ‘sniffer’ plane over disputed territory
http://www.dw.com/en/chinese-fighter-jets-intercept-us-sniffer-plane-over-disputed-territory/a-38897597
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy-defence/article/2095015/us-criticises-chinese-military-intercept-nuclear