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On 31 May in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 31 MAY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on 31 May 2019

1162: Birth of Genghis Khan, the founder and Great Khan (emperor) of the Mongol Empire
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genghis_Khan
https://www.biography.com/people/genghis-khan-9308634

1223: Mongol invasion of the Cumans: Battle of the Kalka River – Mongol armies of Genghis Khan led by Subutai defeat Kievan Rus and Cumans
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Kalka_River
http://begaarchers.com.au/?page_id=1170

 

1900: US troops arrive in Peking to help put down the Boxer Rebellion
http://www.smplanet.com/teaching/imperialism/#boxer

1923: China and USSR exchange diplomats

1924: The Soviet Union signs an agreement with the Peking government, referring to Outer Mongolia as an « Integral part of the Republic of China » whose « sovereignty » the Soviet Union promises to respect
http://www.endofempire.asia/0814-2-sino-soviet-friendship-and-outer-mongolia-4/
http://www.jstor.org/stable/2667632?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents

1974: Malaysia is the first among ASEAN countries to forge diplomatic ties with China

2013: More than 100 people whose relatives were killed during China’s 1989 crackdown on protestors in Tiananmen Square have lashed out at Xi Jinping, accusing the country’s new president of taking “giant steps backwards”
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10091067/Tiananmen-Mothers-condemn-Chinas-President-Xi-Jinping.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-22727940

2014: The United States accuses China of acting as a “destabilising” force in pursuing its territorial claims in the South China Sea, saying its failure to resolve disputes with its neighbours threatens the region’s long-term progress
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2014/05/us-china-destabilising-asia-pacific-region-20145317512706660.html