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On 12 August in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

1978-08-12 Traité paix et amitié

ON 12 AUGUST IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Upgrated on August 12, 2019

1281: The fleet of Qubilai Khan is destroyed by a typhoon while approaching Japan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mongol_invasions_of_Japan

1424: Death of Yongle, third emperor (1402-1424) of China Song dynasty, born on 2 May 1360
http://epicworldhistory.blogspot.fr/2012/09/yongle-yung-lo-chinese-emperor.html

1948: United States and the Republic of China recognize the Seoul new government as the one corresponding to the November 14, 1947, resolution of the United Nations

1952: Birth of Chen Kaige, Chinese film director
https://web.archive.org/web/20060630015915/http://www.chinaculture.org/gb/en_artqa/2003-09/24/content_38464.htm

http://www.scaruffi.com/director/kaige.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S8_nEH2ZS3k

1954: Birth of Leung Chun-ying, Chief executive of Hong Kong from 2012 to 2017
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leung_Chun-ying

1966: Death of San Yu (Chang Yu), Chinese painter who lived in Paris, born on October 14, 1901
http://www.artnet.com/artists/sanyu/
http://www.artofsanyu.org/index.php
https://www.google.fr/search?q=San+Yu&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&prmd=imvns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=plImUPDUHoOWhQfGhoHwBw&ved=0CFYQ_AUoAQ&biw=1140&bih=519

1967: Birth of Andy Hui, Hong Kong actor and singer
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Andy_Hui

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q1kF6EbntUo

1978: Signature at Beijing of the Treaty of Peace and Friendship between Japan and the PRC (will enter into force on 23 October)
http://www.taiwandocuments.org/beijing.htm

1978-08-12 Traité paix et amitié

1991: Death of Chinese painter Lin Fengmian, born on November 22, 1900
http://www.chinaonlinemuseum.com/painting-lin-fengmian.php
http://www.linfengmian.net/index.htm

Lin Fengmian