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On 8 November in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 8 NOVEMBER IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on November 8, 2018

1644: The Shunzhi Emperor, the third emperor of the Qing Dynasty, is enthroned in Beijing after the collapse of the Ming Dynasty as the first Qing emperor to rule over China
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Shunzhi_Emperor

1875: Birth of Qiu Jin, Chinese anti-Qing Empire revolutionary, feminist and writer, executed after a failed uprising on July 15, 1907
http://www.amazingwomeninhistory.com/qiu-jin-chinese-feminist-revolutionary/
https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/obituaries/overlooked-qiu-jin.html
http://www.dontow.com/2009/08/qiu-jin/

1895: Signature at Beijing of the Liaotung (Liaodong) Convention by which Japan retrocedes to China the southern portion of the province of Fengtien
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liaodong_Peninsula
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triple_Intervention

1901: Birth of Chinese Marshal Xu Xiangqian who died on September 21, 1990
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xu_Xiangqian
http://www.paulnoll.com/Korea/War/Marshal-Xu-Xiangqian.html

Xu Xiangqian

1914: Birth of Wang Renmei, Chinese actress, who died on April 12, 1987
http://muse.jhu.edu/books/9789888180950
https://www.tumblr.com/search/wang%20renmei
http://www.china.org.cn/top10/2011-04/27/content_22447901_5.htm

1916: Death of Tsai Ao (Cai E) , Chinese revolutionary and warlord, born on December 18, 1882
http://www.wikiwand.com/en/Cai_E
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cai_E

1937: In Shanghai, foundation of the Chinese Youth Journalist Association. It is now known as Chinese Journalist Day
https://chinacopyrightandmedia.wordpress.com/1938/03/30/manifesto-for-the-foundation-of-the-china-youth-news-journalists-society/

1937: Under the Japanese offensive, Chiang Kai-shek issues a general retreat order from Shanghai

1950: The Beijing delegates at the United Nations are invited to explain why there are Chinese troops in Korea

1997: Chinese engineers divert the Yangzi river to make way for the  Three Gorges Dam
http://internationalrivers.org/china/three-gorges-dam

2000: In China, 14 leaders of Xiamen are sentenced to death for corruption
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/1012619.stm



2002: Opening of the  Chinese Communist Party’s XVIth Congress
http://www.chinatoday.com/org/cpc/cpc_16th_congress_standing_polibureau.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/16th_National_Congress_of_the_Communist_Party_of_China

2009: Thousands of  people turn out to welcome the Dalai Lama as he makes a controversial visit to  a Tawang monastery close to the Tibetan border in India’s state of Arunachal  Pradesh, itself a source of dispute between Beijing and Delhi
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8349010.stm

2012: Chinese President Hu Jintao opens a Communist Party congress that begins a once-in-a-decade power transfer with a stark warning on corruption.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-20233101
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/11/2012118175880705.html
http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/07/world/asia/china-party-congress/index.html?hpt=ias_c1

2014: Pakistan will help China with its fight against extremists that Beijing says are active in its unruly far western region of Xinjiang, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif says during a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping
http://www.dawn.com/news/1143134/pakistan-says-will-help-china-fight-xinjiang-militants
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1635051/china-says-pakistan-will-help-fight-against-xinjiang-militants

2017: Trump begins China visit
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-41912325
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/trump-in-china-for-talks-on-north-korea-s-cruel-dictatorship-9387198