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On 2 October in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

On 2 October in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

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Updated on October 2, 2019

1678: Death of General Wu Sangui who invited Manchus to China against Ming dynasty, but died trying to expel them

1920: The Chinese sign an agreement with the Russo-Asiatic Bank, largely French and Russian controlled, which will oversee the Chinese Eastern Railway, but give local supervision to China

1949: Soviet Union recognizes the new People’s Republic of China

1990: A Chinese airline Boeing 737-247 is hijacked; after landing at Guangzhou, it crashes into two airliners on the ground, killing 132 people

2014: A meeting of Nobel Peace Prize laureates, due to be held in Cape Town, is cancelled after South Africa refused the Dalai Lama a visa
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-29467665 http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/africaandindianocean/southafrica/11136795/Nobel-Peace-Summit-cancelled-after-Dalai-Lama-refused-visa.html