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On 17 September in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 17 SEPTEMBER IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on September 17, 2019

1894: Battle of Yalu River, the largest naval engagement in the first Sino-Japan war
http://www.naval-encyclopedia.com/battles/battle-of-yalu-1894
http://sinojapanesewar.com/yalu.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9014.html

1894: Death of Deng Shichang, Chinese admiral, born in 1849
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deng_Shichang

1939: Beginning of the Battle of Changsha, up to October 6, 1939) the first attempt by Japan to take the city of Changsha, China, during the second Sino-Japanese War
http://totallyhistory.com/battle-of-changsha-1939/

1945: Death of Yu Dafu a modern Chinese short story writer and poet, killed by the Japanese military police in Sumatra,  born on December 7, 1896
http://www.cctv.com/lm/176/71/88858.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yu_Dafu

1959: Beijing announces that Marshal Lin Biao succeeds disgraced Marshal Peng Dehuai as defense minister
http://chineseposters.net/themes/linbiao.php
http://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/lin-biao/index.htm

1968: Birth of Hong Kong artist Weng Hong (Yvonne Yung)
http://www.china.org.cn/top10/2011-06/14/content_22781549_5.htm

1973: Birth of Ada Choi, Hong Kong actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ada_Choi
http://www.hkcinemagic.com/en/people.asp?id=341

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JOd3zu5ZmKw

1995: Hong Kong last election under British rule

2001: World Trade Organization (WTO) successfully concludes negotiations on China’s entry
http://www.wto.org/english/news_e/pres01_e/pr243_e.htm

2012: Major electronics firms Panasonic and Canon have temporarily suspend production at factories in China after a territorial dispute triggered violent anti-Japanese protests
http://www.bbc.com/news/business-19620114
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-japan/japan-brandname-firms-shut-china-plants-after-protest-violence-idUSBRE88F00H20120917

2014: Chinese president Xi Jinping begins a maiden visit to India with both sides seeking to reset the relationship between Asia’s rival superpowers
http://tribune.com.pk/story/763520/chinese-premiers-visit-to-india-of-talks-investment-and-existential-threats/
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/PM-Modi-welcomes-Xi-Jinping-in-Ahmedabad-India-China-sign-3-pacts/articleshow/42728040.cms