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On 11 October in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 11 OCTOBER IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on October 11, 2018

1086: Death of Northern Song statesman, historian Sima Guang, born on November 17, 1019
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Sima_Guang
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sima_Guang

sima-guang

1142: The treaty of Shaoxing between the Jin dynasty and Southern Song dynasty is formally ratified when a Jin envoy visits the Song court during the Jin–Song wars.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Shaoxing

1946: During the Chinese civil war, the Nationalist troops are blocked in Manchuria by communist forces

1955: The sixth plenum of the Chinese communist Party’s 11th Central ends its meeting opened on October 4 to study agricultural problems. It adopts a resolution for the acceleration of the collectivization

1969: Death in jail of famous Chinese historian Wu Han, a victim of the Cultural Revolution, born on August 11, 1909
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wu_Han_(historian)
https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=23807

Wu Han

2010: A group of 31 retired Communist Party officials have published a letter calling on the party’s censors to allow greater press freedom in China

2012: China’s Mo Yan wins Nobel literature prize. The 57-year-old is the first Chinese resident to win the prize. Chinese-born Gao Xingjian was honoured in 2000, but is a French citizen
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-19907762
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/10/20121011112024128298.html
https://gbtimes.com/mo-yan-profile-of-the-nobel-prize-for-literature-winner

2016: Imprisoned Chinese Uygur scholar Ilham Tohti given top human rights award. Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch and eight other groups bestow honour on economics professor who was jailed for life in 2014 on charges of separatism
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2027106/imprisoned-chinese-uygur-scholar-ilham-tohti-given-top