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On 23 May in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

1958-05-23 The great Leap Forward

ON 23 MAY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on May 23, 2019

779: Death of Dai Zong, Chinese emperor, born on January 1, 727
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Daizong_of_Tang

1100: Birth of Qinzong, ninth emperor of the Song dynasty (1126-1127) who died on June 14, 1161
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Qinzong_of_Song

1370: Death of Toghon Temür, last Khagan of the Mongol Empire, born on May 25, 1320
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toghon_Tem%C3%BCr
http://epicworldhistory.blogspot.fr/2012/09/toghon-temur-khan.html

1895: Some pro-Qing proclaim the short lived Republic of Formosa after the Shimonoseki Treaty giving the Island to Japan (up to October 1895)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Republic_of_Formosa
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/feat/archives/2018/06/04/2003694280/1

1944: Chinese counter offensive against the Japanese at Hunan front

1951: Signature of the 17 points agreement imposed by Beijing to Tibetan Dalai Lama and Panchen Lama which recognize Chine sovereignty on Tibet
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seventeen_Point_Agreement_for_the_Peaceful_Liberation_of_Tibet
http://www.tibetjustice.org/materials/china/china3.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/5039.html

1951-05-23 Signature 17 points

1958: Mao Zedong launches the “Great leap forward” movement
http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/modern-world-history-1918-to-1980/china-1900-to-1976/the-great-leap-forward/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Leap_Forward
http://fr.slideshare.net/gabr0088/ib-history-the-great-leap-forward

1958-05-23 The great Leap Forward

1967: In Hong Kong, end of the fights between Police and Maoist demonstrators which started on May 17

1974: Birth of Charlie Yeung, Hong Kong actress and singer
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charlie_Yeung
https://hkwomenfilmmakers.wordpress.com/young-charlie/


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=luiFfc030is

2001: « Private » meeting between US president George Bush and the Dalai Lama at the White House
http://edition.cnn.com/2001/WORLD/asiapcf/east/05/23/dalai.bush.02/index.html