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On 21 November in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

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ON 21 NOVEMBER IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on November 21, 2018

1811: Birth of Zeng Guofan, Chinese general who rised the Xiang Army to fight effectively against the Taiping Rebellion and restored the power of the Qing dynasty
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Zeng_Guofan
http://www.chinaknowledge.de/History/Qing/personszengguofan.html

1894: In a decisive victory of the Sino-Japanese war, Port Arthur, today Lüshun (Manchuria), falls to the Japanese. 20,000 servicemen and civilians are massacred
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Port_Arthur_massacre_%28China%29
http://sinojapanesewar.com/PortArthur.htm

1906 : China officially prohibites opium trade
http://www.druglibrary.org/schaffer/history/om/om15.htm

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1923: Birth of Xie Jin, Chinese film director, who died on October 18, 2008
http://www.dianying.com/en/person/XieJin
http://www.filmreference.com/Directors-Ve-Y/Xie-Jin.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xie_Jin

1959: Birth of Yee Chin-yen, Taiwanese film director
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0947140/
http://www.cinemasie.com/fr/fiche/personne/chihyenyee/

1962: The Chinese People’s Liberation Army unilateral cease-fire in the Sino-Indian War becomes effective
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/21st-november-1962-china-declares-unilateral-ceasefire-in-the-sino-indian-war
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/warsinasia/fl/The-Sino-Indian-War-1962.htm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GWts4wuuqkk

1973: Birth of Alice Chan (Chan Wai), Hong Kong  actress
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Alice_Chan

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gjOun31_owc

1980: Birth of Elaine Yiu, Hong Kong actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elaine_Yiu
http://www.hkcinemagic.com/en/people.asp?id=13520

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

2006: Hu Jintao is the first Chinese head of state to visit India
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/6158824.stm
http://www.idsa.in/idsastrategiccomments/HuJintaosIndiaVisitBoostsSinoIndianRelations_JPPanda_301106.html

2014: Death of Wang Kun, Chinese actress and singer, born in 1925
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wang_Kun_(singer)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=swnJSKv8T-k