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On 15 November in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 15 NOVEMBER IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on November 15, 2018

1706: Death of Tsangyang Gyatso, the 6th dalai lama, born in 1683
http://deathaday.blogspot.com/2007/11/november-15-dalai-lama-vi.html

1908: Death of Chinese empress dowager Cixi. Pu Yi (two years old) becomes emperor
http://www.travelchinaguide.com/intro/history/known/cixi.htm
http://womenshistory.about.com/od/rulers19thcentury/p/cixi.htm

1929: -The Chinese communist Party expels its founder Chen Duxiu
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Chen_Duxiu

1978: In China, start of the « Beijing Spring » Movement (Democracy wall)
http://www.time.com/time/asia/magazine/99/0927/democracy_wall.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Democracy_Wall
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/10804.html

1999: Representatives from China and the United States sign a major trade agreement that involves China’s membership in the World Trade Organization (WTO)
http://www.techlawjournal.com/trade/19991116.htm

2002: End of the 16th Chinese Communist Party congress. Hu Jintao succeeds Jiang Zemin as General Secretary, but Jiang keeps the chairmanship of the CCP Central military Commission
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/16th_National_Congress_of_the_Communist_Party_of_China

Hu Jintao 2003

2009: U.S. President Barack Obama begins his first state visit to China
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/obamavisitchina/
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/18/world/asia/18prexy.html

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BtmsoNAy_rM

2012: Xi Jinping is elected general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee at the first plenary session of the 18th CPC Central Committee on Thursday morning.
http://www.atimes.com/atimes/China/NK16Ad02.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-20322288
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-20321603
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/The-new-members-of-the-CPC-politburo-(An-overview)-26366.html

2016: A Hong Kong court disqualifies two pro-independence politicians from taking office, ruling their oath of allegiance invalid in a judgment in step with Beijing which last week intervened in the city’s legal system
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/nov/15/hong-kong-bans-pro-democracy-politicians-after-beijing-rewrites-oath-law
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-37984118