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On 10 October in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

 

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ON 10 OCTOBER IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on October 10, 2019

1837: Birth of Liu Yongfu (Liu Yung-fu), Chinese soldier of fortune and commander of the celebrated Black Flag Army who won fame as a Chinese patriot fighing against the French in northern Vietnam (Tonkin) and resistance to the Japanese invasion of Taiwan. Died in 1917
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liu_Yongfu

1895: Birth of Lin Yutang, Chinese, writer (My Country & My People) and inventor, who died on March 26, 1976
http://www.amoymagic.com/linyutang.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lin_Yutang

1896: Birth of Xiao San, Chinese Communist poet and translator, who died on February 4, 1983
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xiao_San

1900: In Manchuria, Russia captures the major city of Mukden, part of their own plan to take over the whole province

1903: Birth of Bei Shizhang, Chinese biologist and educator who died on October 29, 2009
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bei_Shizhang

Bei Shizhang3

1906: Birth of Fei Mu, Chinese film director who died on 31 January 1951
https://gbtimes.com/fei-mu-director-of-chinas-greatest-film
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fei_Mu

1911: The Wuchang Uprising, first armed revolt, will lead to the demise of Qing Dynasty, the last Imperial court in China at the end of the year, and the founding of the Republic of China on January 1st 1912
http://blogs.britannica.com/2011/10/wuchang-uprising-double-ten-10101911
http://www.readchina8.com/HistoryItems.php?PassId=D8C7AEE9-D5C1-4F3F-802F-65087B6A9C8B

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1911: The Kowloon-Canton Railway (split into MTR East Rail Line and Guangshen Railway now) commences service between Kowloon and Canton.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kowloon%E2%80%93Canton_Railway_Corporation

1928 : Chiang Kai-shek is named director of the State Council, the equivalent to President of the Republic of China

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1943: Chiang Kai-shek takes the oath of office as the president of China

1945: The Chinese Communist Party and the Kuomintang signed a principle agreement in Chongqing about the future of post-war China. Later, the pact is commonly referred to as the Double Tenth Agreement
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Double_Tenth_Agreement
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9807.html

1949: Birth of Wang Wanxing, Chinese activist, prisoner of conscience during 13 years
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/1502242/Tiananmen-protesters-13-years-of-torment-in-psychiatric-prison.html
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2005/dec/20/china.features11

1963: Birth of Anita Mui, Hong Kong singer who died on December 30,  2003
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0611315/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N8K1bceET2c

1970: Birth of Bai Ling, Chinese American actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bai_Ling

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7TuGSjTdm8

1977: In Beijing, opening of negotiations with Vietnam on the border question

1979: Birth of Wu Chun, Brunei born Taiwanese actor and singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wu_Chun

1980: Death of Zhao Dan, Chinese actor and director born on June 27, 1915
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhao_Dan
http://www.dianying.com/en/person/ZhaoDan
http://kllrchrd.wordpress.com/2008/01/23/zhou-xuan/

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1984: Birth of Stephanie Cheng, Hong Kong singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephanie_Cheng
http://asianfanatics.net/forum/index.php?showtopic=74182

1992: Death of Chinese calligrapher Sha Menghai, born on June 11, 1900
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9821.html

2012: China’s central bank governor and finance minister have withdrawn from upcoming International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank meetings being held in Japan
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/10/2012101073632603923.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-19893398

2014: Thousands of people are demonstrating in Hong Kong’s financial district after protest leaders called for a show of strength
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-29563788
https://www.asiaobserver.org/hong-kong-demonstrations-in-cartoons

2014: In one of his hardest slaps ever against the Communist leadership in Beijing, Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou says that China should embrace democracy and should start by allowing free elections in Hong Kong
http://www.latimes.com/world/la-fg-taiwan-president-china-democracy-20141010-story.html

2015 : At the National Day celebrations, President Ma Ying-jeou recounted the achievements under his leadership over the past seven years, especially his China policy. He said cross-strait relations are at their best in more than 60 years
http://focustaiwan.tw/news/aipl/201510100011.aspx

2016: On national day, Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen continues call for Beijing talks but refuses to accept ‘one China’ principle’
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2026698/taiwans-president-tsai-ing-wen-continues-call-beijing
http://focustaiwan.tw/news/aipl/201610100004.aspx

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