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On 25 October in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

1971-11-23 RPC 1er fois ONU

ON 25 OCTOBER IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on October 25, 2019

1860 : Sino-French treaty of Beijing
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/10220.html

1874: Birth of Huang Xing, Chinese revolutionary leader, first army commander-in-chief of the Republic of China. One of the founders of the Kuomintang (KMT) and the Republic of China, who died on October 31, 1916
https://alphahistory.com/chineserevolution/huang-xing/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Huang_Xing

1894: After crossing the Yalu River, the Japanese forces invade Manchuria

1915: Sun Yat-sen marries Soong Ching Ling
http://people.brandeis.edu/~dwilliam/profiles/ching-ling.htm

1919: Birth of Wei Li, Chinese actor, who died on August 21, 2005
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0508536/filmokey
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Li_Wei_(actor)

1945: The Republic of China takes over administration of Taiwan following Japan’s surrender to general Chen Yi in the name of the Allies
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Retrocession_Day

1945-10-25 Japanese surrender

1950: In the Korea War, some US advance units reach the Yalu River; there they come into contact with Chinese “volunteers” After hard fighting in which MacArthur’s units have to fall back, the Chinese retired and MacArthur continue his offensive

1951: In Panmunjom, peace talks concerning the Korean War resumed after 63 days

1958: The last Chinese troops leave North Korea

1971: The United Nations seat the People’s Republic of China by 76 votes against 35 and 17 abstentions and expelled the Republic of China
https://learning.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/10/25/oct-25-1971-peoples-republic-of-china-in-taiwan-out-at-un/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Nations_General_Assembly_Resolution_2758
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/1025.html

1971-11-23 RPC 1er fois ONU

1971: Birth of Athena Chu, Hong Kong actress and singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Athena_Chu


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PLE1UGaDIEw

1971: Belgium & China PR establish diplomatic relations

1982: Birth of Eman Lam, Hong Kong singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eman_Lam
http://www.freebase.com/view/en/eman_lam

1993: Death of Danny Chan, Hong Kong singer/songwriter, born on September 7, 1958
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Danny_Chan

1994: Death of Chinese general Yang Dezhi
https://thediplomat.com/2017/12/the-mysterious-death-of-a-chinese-general/

2008: Tens of thousands of protesters take to the streets in Taiwan to denounce the country’s warming ties with Beijing, which they say will threaten the self-ruled island’s sovereignty
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2008/10/2008102592629417747.html

2013: A Chinese court dismiss ousted politician Bo Xilai’s appeal against his conviction and life sentence for corruption and abuse of power in one of China’s most politically charged trials in decades.
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2013/10/china-court-upholds-bo-xilai-life-sentence-2013102551029229115.html

2015 : Taiwan president says should remember good things Japan did
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-china/taiwan-president-says-should-remember-good-things-japan-did-idUSKCN0SJ03Y20151025


Holidays and observances

Taiwan: Retrocession Day (1945)