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On 12 October in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 12 0CTOBER IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on October 12, 2019

1902: Birth of Peng Zhen, mayor of Beijing and chairman of the National People Congress, who died on April 26, 1997
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peng_Zhen
http://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/peng-zhen/index.htm

1904: Birth of Ding Ling, famous modern Chinese writer who died on March 4, 1986
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ding_Ling
 https://books.google.fr/books?id=fIOkmd3S0f0C&pg=PA3&lpg=PA3&dq=ding+ling+biography&source=bl&ots=bg2phX-tc8&sig=4ozDIzaZ8_hHOY22Xt9ucpY0J7o&hl=fr&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwio1_mRu9PPAhVFPBoKHXQdAukQ6AEIQDAE#v=onepage&q=ding%20ling%20biography&f=false

1946: Death of General Joseph W. Stilwell, the man who commanded the U.S. and Chinese Nationalist resistance to Japanese incursions into China and Burma
http://ww2db.com/person_bio.php?person_id=18
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9877.html

1947: Birth of George Lam, Hong Kong singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Lam
http://www.lovehkfilm.com/people/lam_george.htm

1953: Signature of Sino-Soviet agreement in Beijing. Soviet Union withdraws from Port-Arthur (Lüshun)

1962: India decides to expel the Chinese troops from North East Frontier Area (NEFA)

1962: In Beijing, beginning of border talks with Pakistan

1970: Canada establishes diplomatic relations with China

1970: China tests a H nuclear bomb

1976: The PRC announces that Hua Guofeng is the successor of the Late Mao Zedong as Chairman of the CPC
http://chineseposters.net/themes/huaguofeng.php

1986: Queen Elisabeth II is the first British monarch to visit China
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/world/2015-03/02/content_19691778.htm

1988: Israel and China sign trade deal and plan diplomatic relations

2000: Sino-French Gao Xinjian is awarded Literature Nobel Prize
http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/literature/laureates/2000/gao-bio.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/968739.stm

2005: The second Chinese human spaceflight Shenzhou 6 is launched carrying Fèi Jùnlóng and Niè Haishèng for five days in orbit
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shenzhou_6

2009: China sentences six Uighur to death over July ethnic riots last July in Xinjiang
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2009/oct/12/china-uighur-riot-sentencing