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On 24 November in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

1996-11-24 Clinton-Jiang at APEC

ON 24 NOVEMBER IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on November 24, 2018

1894: The Xingzhonghui (Revive China Society) is founded by Dr Sun Yat-sen
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Revive_China_Society
http://www.liquisearch.com/revive_china_society

1898: Birth of Liu Shaoqi, president of the People’s Republic of China (1969-1968), who died in jail on November 12, 1969
http://chineseposters.net/themes/liushaoqi.php

Liu Shaoqi 2

1899: Birth of Wen Yiduo, Chinese scholar and poet who died on July 15, 1946
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wen_Yiduo
http://www.cipherjournal.com/html/sze.html

1903: In China, opening of the trade harbor of Port Arthur (Lüshun) to foreigners
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L%C3%BCshunkou

1924: General Feng Yuxiang, a warlord from the north of China, turns on his allies and seizes Peking
http://www.thechinastory.org/ritp/feng-yu-hsiang-feng-yuxiang-%E9%A6%AE%E7%8E%89%E7%A5%A5/

Feng Yuxiang

1926: Birth of Lee Tsung-dao (Li Zhengdao), physicist, 1957 Nobel Prize laureate
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tsung-Dao_Lee
http://tdlee.ccast.ac.cn/eindex.html

1987: Li Peng becomes prime minister, succeeding Zhao Ziyang who has been named Secretary General of the Communist Party
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/updates/asia-jan-june09-li_06-02/
http://chinavitae.com/biography/Li_Peng/full

Li Peng

 1993: Death of Zhou Peiyuan, Chinese Scientist and educator, born on August 28, 1902
http://www.nytimes.com/1993/11/25/obituaries/zhou-peiyuan-is-dead-educator-scientist-91.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhou_Peiyuan

1996: While attending the Informal APEC Leadership Meeting in Manila, the Philippines, Chinese President Jiang Zemin and U.S. President Bill Clinton agree that the heads of state of China and the United States would conduct mutual state visits (suspended since 1989) between 1997 and 1998
http://articles.latimes.com/1996-11-24/news/mn-2604_1_chinese-president
http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1996-11-24/news/9611240263_1_hong-kong-chinese-officials-chinese-leader

1996-11-24 Clinton-Jiang at APEC

2004: Death of Wong Jim, Hong Kong songwriter, born on March 16, 1941
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wong_Jim
http://www.lovehkfilm.com/people/wong_jim.htm

2009: Death of Chan Hung Lit, Hong Kong actor, born on June 7, 1943
http://asianfanatics.net/forum/topic/700079-tvb-artist-chan-hung-lit-dies-of-heart-stroke-on-the-24th-at-the-age-of-66/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2MyhP7hMcNk

2010: Huang Hua, former Mao translator and great Chinese diplomat, dies at 97. As ambassador to the United Nations, he helped lay the foundation for China’s modern foreign policy. And as foreign minister, he oversaw the formation of diplomatic ties with Washington
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2010/nov/25/huang-hua-obituary
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/25/world/asia/25huang.html?_r=0