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China - Notable Historical Events

Davidson BlackDec 2, 1927

Mao ZedongOct 20, 1935

FDRJul 24, 1941

George MarshallNov 27, 1945

Ho Chi MinhJan 1, 1950

Henry KissingerJul 9, 1971

Richard NixonFeb 21, 1972

Gerald FordDec 1, 1975

Ronald ReaganDec 16, 1978

Deng XiaopingJun 6, 1983

Margaret ThatcherDec 19, 1984

Elizabeth IIOct 12, 1986

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China - Historical Events
Date Event
202

Coronation ceremony of Liu Bang as Emperor Gaozu of Han takes place, initiating four centuries of the Han Dynasty's rule over China

141

Liu Che, posthumously known as Emperor Wu of Han, assumes the throne over the Han Dynasty of China. Rules for 54 years

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AD
185-12-07

Emperor Lo-Yang, China sees supernova (MSH15-52)

607-08-01

Ono no Imoko is dispatched as envoy to the Sui court in China (Traditional Japanese date: July 3, 607).

618-06-18

Coronation of the Chinese governor Li Yuan as Emperor Gaozu of Tang, the new Emperor of China, initiating three centuries of the Tang Dynasty's rule over China.

626-07-02

In fear of assassination, Li Shimin ambushes and kills his rival brothers Li Yuanji and Li Jiancheng in the Incident at Xuanwu Gate. On September 4, Shimin's father abdicates in his favour and Shimin becomes Emperor Taizong of Tang, Emperor of China.

631-06-11

Emperor Taizong of Tang of China, sends envoys to the Xueyantuo bearing gold and silk to persuade release of Chinese prisoners captured during transition from Sui to Tang from northern frontier; succeeded in freeing 80,000 Chinese men and women.

706-07-02

In China, Emperor Zhongzong of Tang has the remains of Emperor Gaozong of Tang, his wife and recently-deceased ruling empress Wu Zetian, her son Li Xian, her grandson Li Chongrun, and granddaughter Li Xianhui all interred in a new tomb complex outside Chang'an known as the Qianling Mausoleum, located on Mount Liang.

755-12-16

An Lushan revolts against Chancellor Yang Guozhong at Fanyang, initiating the An Shi Rebellion during the Tang Dynasty of China.

765-12-31

Coffin of Ho-tse Shen-hui interred in a stupa built in China

960-02-04

The coronation of Zhao Kuangyin as Emperor Taizu of Song, initiating the Song Dynasty period of China that would last more than three centuries.

971-01-23

In China, the war elephant corps of the Southern Han are soundly defeated at Shao by crossbow fire from Song Dynasty troops. The Southern Han state is forced to submit to the Song Dynasty, ending Southern Han rule, also first regular war elephant corps employed in Chinese army

1200-07-01

In China, sunglasses are invented

1228-11-05

Wu MeKuan, a collection of 48 Zen koans, compiled in China

1260-05-21

Kublai Khan of the Mongol Empire sends his envoy Hao Jing and two other advisors to the Song Dynasty court of Emperor Lizong of Song; while attempting to negotiate with the Song in order to resolve their conflict, Hao Jing and his fellow emissaries are imprisoned by order of the high Chancellor of China, Jia Sidao.

1271-12-18

Kublai Khan renames his empire "Yuan" (元 yuán), officially marking the start of the Yuan Dynasty of China.

1276-06-14

While taking exile in Fuzhou in southern China, away from the advancing Mongol invaders, the remnants of the Song Dynasty court hold the coronation ceremony for the young prince Zhao Shi, making him Emperor Duanzong of Song.

1279-03-19

A Mongolian victory at the naval Battle of Yamen ends the Song Dynasty in China.

1280-07-27

Sogen Mugaku, founder of Engakuji temple arrives in Japan from China

1290-09-27

Earthquake in Gulf of Chili China, reportedly kills 100,000

1368-01-23

In a coronation ceremony, Zhu Yuanzhang ascends to the throne of China as the Hongwu Emperor, initiating Ming Dynasty rule over China that would last for three centuries.

1384-08-16

The Hongwu Emperor of Ming China, Emperor Dong, hears a case of couple who tore paper money bills while fighting over them (equal to act of destroying stamped government documents - by law necessitated one hundred floggings). However Hongwu Emperor decides to pardon them.

1524-01-17

Beginning of Giovanni da Verrazzano's voyage to find a passage to China.

1556-01-23

Shaanxi Earthquake - deadliest ever recorded kills 830,000 in Shensi Province, China

1644-04-29

Farm leader Li Zicheng becomes emperor of China & flees Peking

1689-09-08

China & Russia signs Treaty of Nertsjinsk (Nierchul)

1784-02-22

1st US ship to trade with China, "Empress of China," sails from NY

1786-06-10

A landslide dam on the Dadu River caused by earthquake ten days earlier collapses, killing 100,000 in the Sichuan province of China.

1790-11-11

Chrysanthemums are introduced to England from China

1837-09-21

Charles Tiffany founded his jewelry & china stores

1839-08-23

British capture Hong Kong from China

1839-09-05

The First Opium War begins in China.

1841-01-20

China cedes Hong Kong to the British during the 1st Opium War

1842-08-29

Great Britain & China sign Treaty of Nanking, ends Opium war

1845-05-03

Fire kills 1,600 in popular theater in Canton, China

1856-09-02

Tianjing's struggle Incident in Nanjing, China.

1857-03-03

Second Opium War: France and the United Kingdom declare war on China.

1858-06-29

Treaty of Algun, China cedes north bank of Amur River to Russia

1868-03-31

Chinese Embassy arrives aboard steamship China

1875-01-12

Kwang-su becomes emperor of China.

1881-02-24

China and Russia sign the Sino-Russian Ili Treaty.

1886-07-24

China takes British protectorate of Burma

1887-09-28

Gele River (Huang Ho) in China floods, kills about 1.5 million

1893-11-29

Ziqiang Institute, today known as Wuhan University, is founded by Zhang Zhidong, governor of Hubei and Hunan Provinces in late Qing Dynasty of China after his memorial to the throne is approved by the Qing Government.

1894-03-17

US & China sign treaty preventing Chinese laborers from entering US

1894-06-30

Korea declares independence from China, asks for Japanese aid

1894-09-15

Japan defeats China in Battle of Ping Yang

1894-11-19

1st mushroom on a stamp (China 1 & 5 Ap)

1895-05-08

China cedes Taiwan to Japan under Treaty of Shimonoseki

1898-06-09

China leases Hong Kong's new territories to Britain for 99 years

1898-06-16

China's emperor De Zong (Guang Xu) receives Kang Youwei

1898-09-21

Empress Dowager Cixi seizes power and ends the Hundred Days' Reform in China, imprisoning the Guangxu Emperor.

1900-01-02

John Hay announces the Open Door Policy to promote trade with China.

1900-01-27

Foreign diplomats in Peking, China, write formal notes of protest demanding that the Chinese Government stop the Boxes and other groups leading attacks on Westerners and Christians.

1900-03-20

US Secretary of State John Hay announces that all nations to whom he sent notes calling for an 'open door' policy in China have essentially accepted his stand.

1900-05-17

In China, three villages within 100 miles of Peking are burned by Boxers and 60 Chinese Christians killed.

1900-05-28

In China, rioters provoked by Boxers burn the Fengtai Railway Station, where many Belgians work

1900-06-06

In China, Boxers cut off all railroad links between Peking and Tientsin, main port city of Peking

1900-06-09

In China, Boxers destroy the race course in Peking, a few miles from the legations and the center and symbol of diplomatic social life and Western privilege.

1900-06-10

In China, a relief column of some 2000 men set out from Tientsin to relieve foreigners trapped in Peking.

1900-06-13

In China, Baron von Kettler, the German minister to China, beats two young Boxers with his walking stick; when word of this circulates, rioting and arson spread throughout Peking during the night.

1900-06-16

In China, a fire is set by Boxers, virtually destroying the Western Quarter and spreading to engulf many Chinese landmarks

1900-06-20

In China, most foreigners in the Peking legations now accept that they are under siege by Boxers

1900-06-22

In China, practically the whole foreign community in Peking, including many Chinese Christians, retreat to British compounds

1900-06-29

The Imperial Chinese Court issues what is essentially a declaration of war against the foreigners in China and blames hostilities on them, giving license to Boxers for even greater ferocity

1900-07-16

A report appears in London that all foreigners in Peking, China, have been massacred. Although soon exposed as false, the report helps mobolize support for relief of foreigners

1900-08-04

An allied expeditionary force, made up of Japanese, Russian, British, French and American troops, sets off from Tientsin for Peking, China, to put down Boxer rebellion

1900-08-15

In China, the Empress and some of her family, the court, and retainers flee while foreign troops move through Peking in an attempt to put down the Boxer Rebellion

1900-10-16

Great Britain and Germany sign the Anglo-German Treaty, in which they agree to maintain the territorial integrity of China and support the 'open door' policy called for by US secretary of State

1900-11-09

China has resumed nominal control of Manchuria, but in a secret agreement the Chinese governor of Manchuria grants Russia such rights as keeping troops along the railroad lines and controlling civil administration

1900-12-24

Foreign powers present the Chinese Empress with their list of 'irrevocable conditions' before their nations will withdraw troops from China

1901-09-07

Peace of Peking - Ends Boxer Rebellion in China

1902-01-30

Britain and Japan sign a treaty after months of negotiating which commits each country to supporting an independent China and Korea, although it acknowledges Japan's 'special interest' in Korea

1902-02-01

China's empress Tzu-hsi forbids binding woman's feet

1902-02-01

US Secretary of State Hay protests granting Russia exclusive privileges in China, on ground that it runs contrary to the 'open door' policy granting all nations equal rights there

1902-03-20

France and Russia issue a joint declaration that approves the Anglo-Japanese Alliance, but stipulates that they have the right to protect interests in China and Korea

1902-04-08

Russia and China sign the Convention of Evacuation under which Russia agrees to evacuate Manchuria within 18 months

1906-11-21

China prohibits opium trade

1907-06-10

France and Japan sign an agreement to maintain the independence and integrity of China, equality for all nations in trading with China, and the status quo in the Far East

1907-07-30

Russia and Japan sign an agreement guaranteeing freedom of China while recognizing each other's special interests

1908-11-30

The US Secretary of State and Japan's ambassador to the US exchange notes in what becomes known as the Root-Takahira Agreement: they affirm support for an independent China with an 'open door' policy and for the status quo in the Pacific

1909-10-26

Itō Hirobumi, Resident-General of Korea, and former Japanese Prime Minister, shot and killed by Korean nationalist in Harbin, China

1910-03-10

China ends slavery

1911-12-29

Sun Yat-sen becomes the first President of the Republic of China.

1911-12-30

Sun Yat-sen elected 1st pres of Republic of China

1912-01-01

The Republic of China is established.

1912-02-12

China adopts Gregorian calendar

1912-02-12

Last Ch'ing (Manchu) emperor of China, Hsuan T'ung, abdicates

1912-04-02

Sun Yet Sen forms Guomindang Party in China

1912-12-06

China votes for universal human rights

1913-04-08

Opening of China's 1st parliament takes place in Peking (now Beijing)

1913-04-26

Sun Yet San calls for revolt against pres Yuan Shikai in China

1913-10-10

Yuan Shikai installed as 1st president of China

1914-02-21

White Wolf troops attack Zhanjiang China

1914-03-01

The Republic of China joins the Universal Postal Union.

1914-03-18

White Wolf gang beats government army in Jingdezhen China

1914-05-01

China's 1st president Yuan Shikai wins dictatorial qualification

1915-01-15

Japan claims economic control of China

1915-01-18

Japan issues the "Twenty-One Demands" to the Republic of China in a bid to increase its power in East Asia.

1916-06-06

With the death of Yuan Shikai, who has ruled much of China since 1912, the central government virtually collapses in the face of warlords who assert themselves, including Sun Yat-Sen

1917-08-14

China declares war on Germany & Austria at start of WW I

1917-11-02

Lansing-Ishii Agreement; US recognizes Japan's privileges in China

1920-07-16

China joins the League of Nations

1920-12-16

8.5 earthquake rocks the Gansu province in China, killing an estimated 200,000

1921-03-13

Mongolia (formerly Outer Mongolia) declares independence from China

1921-03-18

Steamer "Hong Koh" runs aground off Swatow China killing 1,000

1921-07-01

The Communist Party of China is founded.

1921-07-11

Mongolia gains independence from China (National Day)

1922-08-02

China, hit by a typhoon; about 60,000 die

1923-05-31

China & USSR exchange diplomats

1924-09-03

Civil war breaks out in China (Gen Tsi moves to Shanghai)

1925-05-30

In China protests erupt against the Great Powers infringing on Chinese sovereignty.

1926-03-06

China asks for a seat in the Security council

1926-05-22

Chiang Kai-shek replaces communists in Guomindang China

1927-01-19

British government decides to send troops to China

1927-03-05

1,000 US marines land in China to protect American property

1927-04-18

Chiang Kai-Shek forms anti-government in China

1927-05-22

8.3 earthquake strikes Nan-Shan China, 200,000 killed

1927-11-09

Giant Panda discovered, China

1927-12-02

Paleoanthropologist Davidson Black announces to the Geological Society of China that the ancient human fossils from Zhoukoudian, China are a new species which he has named 'Sinanthropus pekinensis' (now known as 'Homo erectus')

1928-02-03

Paleoanthropologist Davidson Black reports his findings on the ancient human fossils found at Zhoukoudian, China in the journal Nature and declares them to be a new species he names 'Sinanthropus pekinensis' (now known as 'Homo erectus')

1928-05-03

Japanese atrocities in Jinan, China.

1928-06-04

President of the Republic of China Zhang Zuolin is assassinated by Japanese agents.

1928-09-27

The Nationalist Republic of China is recognised by the United States.

1928-10-06

Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek becomes president of China

1928-10-22

China expels all Russian instructors & civil servants

1929-05-19

General Feng Yu-Xiang of China declares war on Chiang Kai-Shek government

1929-07-17

USSR breaks diplomatic relations with China

1931-08-12

Yangtzee River floods after heavy rain crumbles dikes in China

1931-09-18

To create a pretext for the invasion of Manchuria, China, a railway explosion is faked by the Japanese.

1931-12-28

Lin-Sen succeeds Chiang Kai-shek as president of Nanjing-China

1932-02-20

Japanese troops occupy Tunhua China

1932-05-05

Japan & China sign a peace treaty

1932-06-19

Hailstones kill 200 in Hunan Province, China

1932-06-29

USSR & China sign non-aggression treaty

1932-12-12

USSR & China resume diplomatic relations

1932-12-25

7.6 magnitude earthquake ravages Qansu, China, kills 275

1933-09-25

5th "extermination campaign" against communists in Nanjing China

1935-06-09

Ho-Umezu Agreement: the Republic of China, under KMT administration, recognizes Japanese occupations in Northeast China.

1935-10-20

Communist forces end their "Long March" at Yan'an, in Shaanxi China bringing Mao Zedong to prominence

1935-11-21

First commercial crossing of Pacific by plane (China Clipper)

1935-11-22

China Clipper (flying boat) took off from Alameda, California, carrying 100,000 pieces of mail on 1st trans-Pacific airmail flight

1936-06-28

The Japanese puppet state of Mengjiang is formed in northern China.

1936-12-18

Su-Lin, 1st giant panda to come to US from China, arrives in SF

1937-07-15

Japanese attack Marco Polo Bridge, invade China

1937-08-14

China declares war on Japan

1937-12-12

Japanese aircraft shell & sink US gunboat Panay on Yangtze River in China. (Japan apologized & eventually paid US $2.2M in reparations)

1938-06-17

Japan declares war on China

1938-09-27

League of Nations declares Japan the aggressor against China

1940-09-26

Japanese troops attack French Indo-China

1941-07-24

FDR demands Japanese troops out of Indo-China

1941-07-27

Japanese forces land in Indo-China

1941-12-09

China declares war on Japan, Germany & Italy

1941-12-20

World War II: First battle of the American Volunteer Group, better known as the "Flying Tigers" in Kunming, China.

1943-01-11

US & Britain relinquish extraterritorial rights in China

1943-09-13

Chiang Kai-shek became president of China

1943-10-10

Chiang Kai-shek takes oath of office as president of China

1944-04-24

1st Boeing B-29 arrives in China "over the Hump"

1944-05-27

Japanese advance in Hangkhou China

1944-06-19

Japanese troops conquer Changsha China

1945-01-12

US Task Force 38 destroys 41 Jap ships in Battle of South China Sea

1945-01-28

Gen "Vinegar Joe" Stillwell & truck convoy reopen Burma Road to China

1945-03-09

Japanese proclaim "independence" of Indo-China

1945-07-26

Declaration of Potsdam: US, Britain and China demand the Japanese surrender during WWII

1945-09-09

Japanese in South Korea, Taiwan, China, Indochina surrender to Allies

1945-11-27

Gen George Marshall named special US envoy to China

1946-10-08

Kwo-less-shrew selects Gen Chiang Kai-shek as president of China

1947-03-07

The Kuomintang and Communist Party of China resume full-fledged Civil War.

1947-07-10

200 die when train derailed & fell into a river in Canton, China

1947-12-25

The Constitution of the Republic of China goes into effect.

1948-04-07

A Buddhist monastery burns in Shanghai, China, leaving twenty monks dead.

1948-04-19

Chiang Kai-shek elected president of Nationalist China

1948-05-18

The First Legislative Yuan of the Republic of China officially convenes in Nanking.

1948-09-01

Communist form North China People's Republic

1948-10-15

China's Red army occupies Chinchov

1948-12-03

Chinese refugee ship "Kiangya" explodes in E China Sea killing 1,100

1948-12-04

SS Kiangya hits mine in Whangpoo River China, sinks killing 2,750 die

1949-01-27

Chinese liner "Taiping" collides with a collier off south China

1949-09-02

Fire in riverfront area kills 1,700 (Chungking China)

1949-09-03

Fire in Chiang-king, China, destroys 7,000 lives

1949-09-21

Chinese Communist leaders proclaim People's Republic of China

1949-10-01

People's Republic of China proclaimed by Mao Zedong (National Day)

1949-10-01

Republic of China (Taiwan) forms on island of Formosa

1949-10-02

USSR recognizes People's Republic of China

1949-11-29

Nationalist regime of China leaves for Taiwan/Formosa

1949-12-17

Burma recognizes People's Republic of China

1949-12-30

India recognizes People's Republic of China

1950-01-01

Ho Chi Minh begins offensive against French troops in Indo China

1950-01-06

Britain recognizes Communist government of China

1950-01-14

US recalls all consular officials from China

1950-02-14

USSR & China sign peace treaty

1950-02-27

General Chiang Kai-shek elected president of Nationalist China

1950-03-01

Chiang Kai-shek resumed the presidency of National China on Formosa

1950-03-27

Netherlands recognizes People's Republic of China

1950-04-23

Nationalist China evacuates Hainan Island

1950-05-01

New marriage laws enforced in People's Republic of China

1950-05-02

Dutch PM Malan recognizes South-Africa but not China People's Republic

1950-09-19

UN reject membership of China's People Republic

1950-11-26

China enters Korean conflict, sends troops across Yalu River

1950-11-30

US President Harry Truman threatens China with atom bomb

1951-01-17

China refuses ceases-fire in Korea

1951-02-01

UN condemns People's Republic of China as aggressor in Korea

1953-06-05

US Senate rejects China People's Republic membership to UN

1953-09-29

US government gives France $385 million for combat in Indo-China

1954-04-07

US President Eisenhower in news conference first to voice fear of a "domino-effect" of communism in Indo-China

1954-05-20

Chiang Kai-shek becomes president of Nationalist China

1954-07-20

Armistice for Indo-China signed, Vietnam separates into North & South

1954-08-24

International Amateur Athletic Federation recognizes Red China

1954-09-03

China begins artillery bombing on Quemoy & Amoy

1954-12-01

Nationalist China & US sign dike agreement

1956-05-16

Egypt recognizes People's Republic of China

1958-05-23

Mao Zedong starts "Great leap forward" movement in China

1958-08-23

China PR resumes fire on Quemoi & Matsoe

1959-03-28

11 days after Tibet uprising, China dissolves Tibet's government & installs Panchen Lama

1959-03-31

Dalai Lama fled China & was granted political asylum in India

1959-04-27

Liu Sjau-chi elected president of China People's Republic

1959-04-27

The last Canadian missionary leaves the People's Republic of China.

1960-06-09

Typhoon Mary in China killed at least 1,600

1960-08-13

USSR withdraws advisors from China

1961-02-16

China uses its 1st nuclear reactor

1961-10-05

China & Nepal sign treaty

1964-10-16

China becomes world's 5th nuclear power

1965-04-20

People's Republic China offers North Vietnam military aid

1965-09-07

China announces that it will reinforce its troops in the Indian border.

1965-09-09

Tibet is made an autonomous region of China

1965-11-17

General Meeting of UN refuses admittance of China PR

1966-05-09

China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC

1966-10-27

China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC

1966-12-28

China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC

1967-06-17

China becomes world's 4th thermonuclear (H-bomb) power

1967-08-21

China reports downing of 2 US bombers

1967-12-24

China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC

1968-10-16

China reports removal of president Li Sjao-tji

1968-12-27

China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC

1969-04-23

Over 1000 square miles flooded in Shantung Province China

1969-09-22

China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC

1969-09-29

China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC

1970-04-24

China PR launches its 1st satellite transmitting song "East is Red"

1970-07-12

Tanzania signs contract with China for building Tanzam-railway

1970-11-20

UN General Assembly accepts membership of China PR

1971-04-10

US table tennis team arrives in China PR

1971-04-14

President Nixon ends blockade against People's Republic of China

1971-06-11

US ends ban on China trade

1971-07-09

Henry Kissinger visits China PR

1971-07-15

Pres Nixon announces he would visit People's Rep of China

1971-10-25

Belgium & China PR establish diplomatic relations

1971-10-25

General Meeting of UN agrees to admit China PR

1971-10-25

UN votes to expel Chinese Nationalist-ruled Taiwan & admit Red China

1971-10-26

UN votes to replace Taiwan with China

1971-11-10

US table tennis team arrived in China

1971-11-18

China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC

1971-11-23

China People's Republic seated in UN Security Council

1972-01-01

China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC

1972-02-17

President Nixon leaves Washington DC for China

1972-02-21

Richard Nixon becomes 1st US president to visit China

1972-02-28

Pres Richard Nixon ends historic week-long visit to China

1972-03-18

China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC

1972-04-16

Two giant pandas arrive in US from China

1972-05-17

Neth & China PR exchange ambassadors

1972-09-28

Japan & Communist China agree to re-establish diplomatic relations

1972-09-29

Japan & People's Republic of China begin diplomatic relations

1972-11-22

US ends 22 year travel ban to China

1973-02-22

US & China agree to establish liaison offices in Beijing & Wash DC

1973-07-01

1st US-China basketball game, US collegiates beats Shanghai 96-61

1974-08-01

China's People's Liberation Army Navy, put into service ChangZheng 1, their first nuclear-powered submarine

1975-02-04

Haicheng earthquake, M 7.3, occurred in Haicheng, Liaoning, China.

1975-08-03

500 drown when 2 river boats collide & sink in China's West River

1975-10-26

China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC

1975-12-01

US President Gerald Ford visits China PR

1976-01-06

China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC

1976-02-08

Hua Guofeng becomes premier of China PR

1976-03-08

1,774 kg (largest observed) stony meteorite falls in Jilin, China

1976-07-28

242,000 die in Tientsin-Tangshan (China) 8.2 earthquake

1976-07-28

8.2 & 7.4 earthquake devastate Tangsha, China (240-750,000 die)

1976-08-23

Heavy earthquake strikes China, 1,000s die

1976-09-26

China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC

1976-10-17

China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC

1976-10-24

Hua Guofeng succeeds Mao as China's party leader

1976-11-17

China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC

1977-09-17

China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC

1978-02-11

China lifts a ban on Aristotle, Shakespeare, & Dickens

1978-03-15

China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC

1978-04-03

European market & China signs trade agreement

1978-07-13

Albania drops diplomatic relations with China PR

1978-08-12

China & Japan sign peace treaty

1978-10-14

China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC

1978-10-23

China & Japan formally ends 4 decades of dissension

1978-12-14

China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC

1978-12-16

Ronald Reagan denounces President Jimmy Carter's recognition of China PR

1979-01-01

US & China (Peoples Republic) begin diplomatic relations

1979-02-17

China invades Vietnam, marking the start of the Sino-Vietnamese War

1979-03-08

China withdraws invasion troops from Vietnam

1979-03-14

A Hawker Siddeley Trident crashes into a factory near Beijing, China, killing at least 200.

1979-04-08

People's Republic of China joins IOC

1979-09-13

China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC

1979-11-26

Intl Olympic Committee votes to readmit China after 21 years

1980-05-18

China PR launch 1st intercontinental rocket

1980-10-16

China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC

1981-02-28

China PR throws out Neth ambassador due to submarine sale to Taiwan

1981-06-29

Hu Yaobang succeeds Hua Guofeng as leader of China PR

1981-06-30

China's Communist Party condemns late Mao Zedong's policy

1981-09-19

Satellites China 10 & 11 launched into Earth orbit by B-1 rocket

1982-10-05

China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC

1982-10-27

China announces its population at 1 billion people plus

1982-11-30

US sub Thomas Edison collides with US Navy destroyer in So China Sea

1982-12-04

China adopts its constitution

1983-01-25

China's supreme court commutes Chiang Ch'ing's death sentence to life

1983-05-04

China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC

1983-06-06

Li Xiannian becomes pres/Deng Xiaoping supreme commander of China PR

1983-06-11

Zhu Jianhua of China set a new world record in high jump at 7-9 14

1983-09-22

Zhu Jianhau (China) sets high jump record at 7'9 3/4"

1983-10-06

China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC

1984-02-01

China & Netherlands regain diplomatic relations

1984-04-26

President Reagan visits China

1984-06-10

Zhu Jian Hua of China high jumps a record 7'10" (2.39m)

1984-09-19

Britain & China complete a proposed agreement to transfer Hong Kong to China by 1997

1984-09-26

Britain & China initial agreement return Hong Kong to China in 1997

1984-12-19

China PR Premier Zhao Ziyang & British PM Margaret Thatcher sign Hong Kong Treaty

1984-12-19

China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC

1984-12-19

UK signs agreement with China to return Hong Kong to China in 1997

1985-02-19

Mickey Mouse welcomed in China

1985-05-27

Britain agrees to return Hong Kong to China in 1997

1985-11-23

Retired CIA analyst Larry Wu-tai Chin, arrested of spying for China

1986-10-12

Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh visit the People's Republic of China

1987-01-01

China's rudimentary civil code in effect

1987-04-13

Portugal signs agreement to return Macau to China (in 1999)

1987-11-24

Li Peng succeeds premier Zhao Ziyang in China PR

1988-01-18

Airliner crashes in SW China, killing all 108 on board

1988-09-29

China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC

1988-10-12

Israel & China sign trade deal, plan diplomatic relations

1988-10-29

China announces a herbal male contraceptive

1988-11-08

900 die as earthquake hits China

1988-11-10

China confirms earthquake death toll will rise above current 938

1988-12-26

Anti African student rebellion in China PR

1989-04-23

Students in Beijing China announce class boycotts

1989-04-24

10s of thousands of students strikes in Beijing China

1989-04-27

Beijing students take over Tiananmen Square in China

1989-05-13

Approx 2,000 students begin hunger strike in Tiananmen Square, China

1989-05-20

China declares martial law in Beijing

1989-05-29

Student protesters in China construct a replica of Statue of Liberty

1990-01-10

China lifts martial law (imposed after Tiananmen Square massacre)

1990-01-14

11th ACE Cable Awards: CNN wins the Golden CableACE for the coverage of the events in Beijing, China

1990-04-26

126 die in a (6.9) earthquake in China

1990-05-26

China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC

1990-08-16

China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC

1990-08-25

Li Hui Rong of China sets triple jump woman's record (47'8½")

1991-01-04

Fu Mingxia, 12, of China wins World Swimming Championships gold medal

1991-12-29

Boeing 747-200F of China Airlines crash into mountain at Taipei

1992-04-23

McDonald's opens its 1st fast-food restaurant in China

1992-05-13

Li Hongzhi gave the first public lecture on Falun Gong in Changchun, People's Republic of China.

1992-05-21

China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC

1992-08-24

Diplomatic relations are established between the People's Republic of China and South Korea.

1992-09-25

China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC

1992-11-24

Boeing 734 crashes into mountain in China, kills 141

1993-02-14

Fire in Linxi department store in Tangshan China, kills 79

1993-03-27

Jiang Zemin is appointed President of the People's Republic of China.

1993-07-23

China Northwest Airlines BAe146-300 crashes at Yinchuan, 55 killed

1993-08-28

Dam breaks in Qinghai West China, 223 killed

1993-10-05

China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC

1993-10-07

Massive Moslem demonstrate in Xining China PR, 12 killed

1993-12-13

Fire in textile factory in Fuzjou China, 60 killed

1994-05-01

-3] Tornado & hail storms hit Jiangxi China, 95 killed

1994-06-06

Tupolev-154M crashes at Xian China, 160 killed

1994-06-10

China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC

1994-08-02

Explosion in lead/zinc mine in Guangxi China, 120+ killed

1994-10-07

China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC

1994-11-27

Fire in disco in Fuxin, North-China, 233 killed

1994-12-08

Fire in cinema in Karamay China, 310 killed

1994-12-14

Construction begins on the Three Gorges Dam, China

1995-02-15

Population of People's Republic of China hits 1.2 billion

1995-05-15

China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC

1995-08-17

China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC

1996-06-08

China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC

1997-01-03

The People's Republic of China announces it will spend $27.7 billion USD to fight erosion and pollution in the Yangtze and Yellow river valleys.

1997-02-24

Deng Xiaoping, leader of China, cremated (died Feb 19th)

1997-06-10

Feng Yun-2B Long March 3 Launch (China), Successful

1997-07-01

Britain hands Hong Kong and the New Territories - ceded in 1841 - to the People's Republic of China.

1997-08-21

Typhoon Winnie kills 140, injures 3,000 in East China

1997-11-16

After nearly 18 years of incarceration, the People's Republic of China releases Wei Jingsheng, a pro-democracy dissident, from jail for medical reasons.

1997-12-29

Russia signs agreement to build a $3B nuclear power plant in China

1998-10-28

An Air China (Mainland China) jetliner is hijacked by disgruntled pilot Yuan Bin and flown to Taiwan.

1999-01-20

The China News Service announces new government restrictions on Internet use aimed especially at Internet cafés.

1999-02-24

A China Southern Airlines Tupolev TU-154 airliner crashes on approach to Wenzhou airport in eastern the People's Republic of China, killing 61.

1999-05-25

The United States House of Representatives releases the Cox Report which details the People's Republic of China's nuclear espionage against the U.S. over the prior two decades.

1999-07-20

Falun Gong is banned in the People's Republic of China, and a large scale crackdown of the practice is launched.

1999-11-19

Shenzhou 1: The People's Republic of China launches its first Shenzhou spacecraft.

1999-12-20

Portugal returns Macau to China

2001-04-11

The detained crew of a United States EP-3E aircraft that landed in Hainan, People's Republic of China after a collision with an J-8 fighter is released.

2001-06-14

China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan form the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation.

2001-12-11

The People's Republic of China joins the World Trade Organization.

2001-12-27

The People's Republic of China is granted permanent normal trade relations with the United States.

2002-04-15

An Air China Boeing 767-200, flight CA129 crashes into a hillside during heavy rain and fog near Busan, South Korea, killing 128.

2002-05-07

A China Northern Airlines MD-82 plunges into the Yellow Sea, killing 112 people.

2002-05-25

China Airlines Flight 611: A Boeing 747-200 breaks apart in mid-air and plunges into the Taiwan Strait killing 225 people.

2002-11-15

Hu Jintao becomes general secretary of the Communist Party of China.

2003-03-15

Hu Jintao takes over presidency for the People's Republic of China.

2003-06-01

The People's Republic of China begins filling the reservoir behind the Three Gorges Dam.

2003-10-15

China launches Shenzhou 5, its first manned space mission.

2003-12-23

PetroChina Chuandongbei natural gas field explosion, Guoqiao, Kai, Chongqing, China, killing at least 234.

2004-11-26

Ruzhou School massacre: a man stabs and kills eight people and seriously wounds another four in a school dormitory in Ruzhou, China.

2005-01-29

The first direct commercial flights from the mainland China (from Guangzhou) to Taiwan since 1949 arrived in Taipei. Shortly afterwards, a China Airlines carrier landed in Beijing.

2005-03-26

The Taiwanese government calls on 1 million Taiwanese to demonstrate in Taipei, in opposition to the Anti-Secession Law of the People's Republic of China. Around 200,000 to 300,000 attend the walk.

2005-08-19

The first-ever joint military exercise between Russia and China, called Peace Mission 2005 begins.

2005-12-06

Several villagers are shot dead during protests in Dongzhou, China.

2006-07-01

The first operation of Qinghai-Tibet Railway in the People's Republic of China.

2006-07-06

The Nathula Pass between India and China, sealed during the Sino-Indian War, re-opens for trade after 44 years.

2007-11-05

China's first lunar satellite, Chang'e 1 goes into orbit around the Moon.

2008-05-12

2008 Wenchuan earthquake (measuring around 8.0 magnitude) occurs in Sichuan, China, killing over 69,000 people

2008-09-25

China launches the spacecraft Shenzhou 7.

2009-01-01

The government of the Republic of China adopts Hanyu Pinyin as its official Chinese romanization (before this time, the most commonly used was Tongyong Pinyin.

2009-07-05

Ethnic rioting broke out in Ürümqi, Xinjiang, People's Republic of China

2009-09-26

Typhoon Ketsana (2009) hit the Philippines, China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Thailand, causing 700 fatalities.

2010-02-22

Taiwan's economy exits from the recession with 9.22% growth in the last quarter of 2009 after increased demand from China and other key markets in the region

2012-01-14

Ma Ying-jeou wins re-election as President of the Republic of China with 51% of the vote

2012-02-26

Bus plunges off a cliff in Shanxi, China causing 15 deaths

2012-03-12

China records its highest trade deficit in over a decade

2012-04-15

China loosens monetary policy and allows the Yuan to fluctuate up to 1% against the US dollar

2012-05-01

China and Russia sign $15 billion dollar trade deal

2012-05-13

Torrential rain in Hunan Province, China, destroys a bridge, 3,500 homes and displaces 28,000 people

2012-07-13

China's economic growth drops to 7.6%, its lowest level for three years

2012-07-22

At least 77 people are killed by torrential rain in Beijing, China

2012-07-28

Ye Shiwen of China sets world record in the women's 400m individual medley in 4:28.43

2012-08-08

China announces that it plans to close 23 rare earth mines and up to 50 smelting companies

2012-08-24

Yangmingtan Bridge collapses in China killing three people

2012-08-26

36 people are killed in a bus crash in Yan'an, China

2012-08-30

A blast in the in the Xiaojiawan coal mine, China, kills 26 miners with 21 missing

2012-09-07

64 people are killed and 715 injured after a series of earthquakes in south-west China

2012-09-13

19 people are killed after a freight elevator crashes from 100 meters in Wuhan, China

2012-09-16

Anti-Japanese protesters set fire to Panasonic plant in Qingdao, China

2012-09-17

Panasonic suspends operations at its three factories in China

2012-09-17

China dispatches 1,000 fishing boats to Senkaku Islands

2012-09-26

Japanese automakers suspend operations in China

2012-09-27

UN publicly releases documents from China and Japan detailing their contesting claims for the Senkoku Islands

2012-10-04

19 people are killed after being buried by a landslide in Yunnan, China

2012-10-26

China blocks the New York Times from searches and social media in response to an investigation into Premier Wen Jiabao

2012-12-10

11 people are killed and 23 are injured after a bus falls into a roadside pond in Minquan County, China

2012-12-24

11 kindergarten children are killed after a minivan plunges into a roadside pond in Jiangxi, China

2012-12-26

China opens the world's longest high speed rail route from Beijing to Guangzhou

2013-01-11

46 people are killed and 12 are missing after a landslide buries a village in the Yunnan province, China

2013-01-28

10 people are killed and 11 are injured in after a freight train collides with a bus in Heihe City, China

2013-02-01

26 people are killed after a fireworks truck explodes and causes a highway to collapse in Henan, China

2013-02-02

18 people are killed and 34 are injured after a bus catches fire after falling down a ravine in Gansu province, China

2013-03-14

Xi Jinping is named as the new President of the People's Republic of China

2013-03-21

24 people are killed and 100 are injured by a tornado and hail storm in southern China

2013-03-31

2 people die from bird flu (type H7N9) in China

2013-04-02

4 more critical cases of bird flu (H7N9) are reported in China

2013-04-11

Fossilized dinosaur eggs with embryos are discovered in China

2013-04-14

11 people are killed and 50 are injured after a hotel fire in Xiangyang, China

2013-04-20

193 people are killed and 11,826 are injured after a magnitude 7.0 earthquake strikes Lushan County, China

2013-04-23

21 people are killed during violent unrest in Xinjiang, China

2013-05-03

Aorun zhaoi, a Theropod dinosaur, dating from 161 million years ago, is discovered in China

2013-06-03

119 people are killed in a poultry farm fire in Jilin Province, China

2013-06-07

42 people are killed and 30 are injured after a bus catches fire in Xiamen, China

2013-07-10

40 people are buried in landslides in Sichuan Province, China

2013-07-17

58 people are killed in floods in Sichuan Province, China

2013-07-22

89 people are killed and 500 are injured by earthquakes in Gansu province, China

2013-08-19

91 people are killed by floods across China

2013-08-21

21 people are killed in flash floods in Qinghai province, China

2013-08-28

China and Russia walk out of a UN Security Council meeting after the US pushes for immediate action against Syria's use of chemical weapons

2013-08-30

15 people are killed by a liquid ammonia leak at a cold storage plant in Shanghai, China

2013-09-23

25 people are killed after Typhoon Usagi passes Hong Kong and China

2013-12-02

China launches its first moon rover mission

2013-12-15

China successfully lands its moon rover on the moon

2014-01-13

14 people are killed and 7 are injured after an explosion in an illegal gambling hall in Kaili City, China

2014-03-01

29 people are killed & 130 are injured by a group of knife-wielding terrorists at Kunming Railway Station, China

2014-05-23

Russia and China veto the U.N. Security Council resolution to establish an International Criminal Court for war crimes in Syria

2014-06-08

Peng Shuai of China and Hsieh Su-wei win the women's tennis doubles at the French Open

2014-11-09

Asia-Pacific countries, including China and the United States, announce plans to co-operate more closely in the fight against corruption

2014-11-11

The leaders of China and Japan meet for formal talks after more than two years of severe tension over a territorial dispute

2015-11-07

Leaders of China and Taiwan hold first talks since bitter 1949 split

2015-12-04

China pledges $60 billion in funding support to Africa

2015-12-20

Dozens missing after landslide in south China

2015-12-26

French journalist Ursula Gauthier kicked out of China for slamming Beijing's Uyghur policy

2016-01-17

China expected to post worst annual growth in 25 years

2016-01-30

US Navy sends ship near disputed island in South China Sea

2016-01-31

China Strongly Condemns US for Sending Warship Near Island

2016-02-03

China Urges Restraint Over North Korea Rocket Launch

2016-02-04

North Korea's Rocket Plans Seen as Disrespectful of China

2016-02-10

China Reports 1st Case of Imported Zika Virus

2016-02-10

North Korea's Rocket Launch Frays Ties Between South Korea and China

2016-04-01

China's Xi urges implementation of UN resolutions on North Korea

2016-04-01

Xi says China will defend its South China Sea sovereignty

2016-04-05

Panama papers: China leaders' relatives named in leaks

2016-04-15

China Blasts New US-Philippine Military Cooperation

2016-04-15

China says enhanced US-Philippine military ties invoke 'Cold War mentality'

2016-04-18

China's first quarter quarterly growth of 1.1 percent misses forecasts

2016-04-23

China, US pledge to ratify Paris climate deal this year

2016-04-29

Russia, China in Agreement on North Korea, South China Sea

2016-04-29

China, Russia urge US to drop Korea missile defense proposal

2016-05-05

China and Russia to hold anti-missile drill after US, South Korea talk defense

2016-05-10

China's Xi congratulates North Korea's Kim on party promotion

2016-05-14

US sees China boosting military presence after island-building spree

2016-05-20

New Taiwan President Omits One-China Policy in First Speech

2016-05-20

Asia Pacific|Taiwan Installs 1st Woman President Amid Tension With China

2016-05-20

New Taiwan president pledges peace, urges China to drop historical baggage

2016-05-23

Arriving in Vietnam, Obama Aims to Lure It Away From China

2016-06-05

In pushback to US, China says 'has no fear of trouble' in South China Sea

2016-06-05

Kerry warns Beijing over air defense zone for South China Sea

2016-06-06

Taiwan says won't recognize Chinese air defense zone over South China Sea

2016-07-17

Vietnam Police Detain Dozens in Anti-China Protest

2016-07-19

China Begins Air Patrols Over Disputed Area of the South China Sea

2016-08-07

Japan protests over China's radar unit near disputed waters

2016-08-17

Gymnastics: China misses gold for first time in more than 30 years

2016-08-18

China miffed at falling behind Britain in Olympic medals table

2016-08-24

Japan, China, South Korea agree to urge North Korea to stop provocation

2016-09-04

China wary as Hong Kong election exposes underlying strains

2016-09-25

China, Cuba agree to deepen ties during PM Li's Havana visit

2016-10-17

China launches longest manned space mission

2016-11-07

China, in Rare Step, Moves to Bar Pro-Independence Hong Kong Lawmakers From Taking Office

2016-11-11

China's Xi vows zero tolerance for separatist movements

2016-11-15

Apple stock extends losses after China warning about Trump

2016-11-17

China to Trump: We didn't make up global warming

2016-11-24

At Least 40 Killed in East China Scaffolding Collapse

2016-11-25

China Currency Dips to Lowest Level Versus Dollar in 8 Years

2016-11-28

China Detains 9 Managers After Plant Collapse Kills 74

2016-12-03

Trump Speaks With Taiwan's Leader, an Affront to China

2016-12-14

China Warns Trump Ignoring One-China Policy Could Hurt Peace

2016-12-18

China to return seized US underwater drone, Pentagon says

2016-12-25

China's 1st Aircraft Carrier Heads for Western Pacific

2017-01-24

China urges US to act and speak cautiously on South China Sea

2017-02-05

Girl, 13, Dies After Being Thrown Off Ride at China Park

2017-02-10

Trump tells Xi Jinping: US will honor 'One China policy'

2017-02-24

North Korea Accuses China of 'Mean Behavior' After It Tightens Sanctions

2017-03-04

China to increase military spending by 7% in 2017

2017-03-05

Premier Li says China will resolutely oppose Taiwan independence

2017-03-29

China's Tencent buys 5% stake in Tesla

2017-04-11

Man filmed being dragged off United flight causes outrage in China

2017-04-17

China's Economy Grows 6.9%, Continuing Its Steady Rise

2017-04-20

China criticizes North Korea, praises US on nuclear issue

2017-04-20

China Defends Trademark Grants For Ivanka Trump Products

2017-04-24

China's Xi urges restraint on North Korea issue on call with Trump

2017-05-14

China pledges $124 bln for new Silk Road, says open to everyone

2017-06-02

China's media calls Trump's withdrawal from Paris accord 'global setback'

2017-06-20

China tour agency says won't take more US tourists to NKorea

2017-06-25

Hopes fading in China for 118 still missing day after landslide

2017-06-25

15 bodies found after landslide buries scores in China

2017-06-29

Celebration and protest as China president visits Hong Kong

2017-07-03

US ship sails near disputed island, raising China's hackles

2017-07-06

China urges calm after US says ready to use force against North Korea

2017-07-29

China urges North Korea to stop acts that could worsen tensions

2017-08-07

South Korea, US agree to pressure North Korea, China hopes for North-South talks

2017-08-07

China media stress limits to North Korea sanctions, slam US 'arrogance'

2017-08-23

China July trade with North Korea slows from June as coal ban bites

2017-08-26

China bans new business with North Korea in line with sanctions

2017-09-07

China military holds drills in waters near Korean Peninsula

2017-09-23

China follows UN sanctions with bans, limits on fuel products to North Korea

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China - Notable Birthdays

ChongzhenFeb 6, 1611

Mao ZedongDec 26, 1893

Zhou EnlaiMar 5, 1898

Walter Houser BrattainFeb 10, 1902

Toshiro MifuneApr 1, 1920

China - Birthdays
Date Event
1010-05-30

Emperor Renzong of China (d. 1063)

1032-02-16

Emperor Yingzong of China (d. 1067)

1036-12-19

Su Tung-p'o, China, poet/essayist/painter/calligrapher

1037-01-25

Su Tung-p'o, [J Sotoba], China, layman/poet/administrator [or Dec 19]

1048-05-25

Emperor Shenzong of China (d. 1085)

1077-01-04

Emperor Zhezong of Song Dynasty in China (d. 1100)

1082-11-02

Emperor Huizong of China (d. 1135)

1100-05-23

Emperor Qinzong of China (d. 1161)

1107-06-12

Emperor Gaozong of China (d. 1187)

1127-11-27

Emperor Xiaozong of China (d. 1194)

1328-09-21

Hongwu Emperor of China (d. 1398)

1360-05-02

Yongle, Emperor of China (d. 1424)

1377-12-05

Jianwen Emperor of China (d. 1402)

1378-08-16

Hongxi Emperor of China (d. 1425)

1398-02-25

Xuande, Emperor of China (d. 1435)

1427-11-29

Zhengtong, Emperor of China (d. 1464)

1428-09-21

Jingtai Emperor of China (d. 1457)

1447-12-09

Chenghua, Emperor of China (d. 1487)

1491-10-26

Zhengde, Emperor of China (d. 1521)

1507-09-16

Jiajing, Emperor of China (d. 1567)

1552-10-06

Matteo Ricci, Italian missionary (China)

1563-09-04

Wanli, Emperor of China (d. 1620)

1582-08-28

Taichang Emperor, of the Ming dynasty of China (d. 1620)

1611-02-06

Chongzhen Emperor, 16th and last Ming Emperor of China (d. 1644)

1638-03-15

Shunzhi Emperor of China

1654-05-04

Kangxi Emperor of China (d. 1722)

1678-12-13

Yongzheng Emperor of China (d. 1735)

1688-07-19

Giuseppe Castiglione, Italian missionary to China (d. 1766)

1711-09-25

Qianlong Emperor of China (d. 1799)

1760-11-13

Jiaqing, Emperor of China (d. 1820)

1782-09-16

Daoguang, Emperor of China (d. 1850)

1817-09-14

Theodor Storm, German judge/author (Imense China)

1831-07-17

Xianfeng, Emperor of China (d. 1861)

1833-01-28

Charles George Gordon, London, general (China, Khartoum)

1837-9-02

James H. Wilson, The War in China

1842-04-14

Adna R. Chaffee, The War in China

1843-03-07

Edward H. Conger, The War in China

1852-01-12

Joseph J C Joffre, French fieldmarshal (Indo China, Marne)

1857-03-22

Paul Doumer, gov-genl of Indo-China/13th Pres of France (1931-32)

1863-12-22

Ch'i Pai-shih, China, traditional Chinese painter

1865-06-26

Charles E Bonin, French explorer/diplomat (China)

1866-11-12

Sun Yat-sen, father of modern China (ROC & PRC) (traditional)

1867-09-07

Camilod d'Almeida Pessanha, Portuguese poet (China)

1868-10-16

Franz X Ritter von Epp, German general (China)

1872-07-28

Albert P Sarraut, Fren gov-gen of Indo-China (1911..19)/PM (1933/36)

1878-10-29

Alex E von Falkenhausen, German general (China, WW II)

1880-04-12

Alice Belcher, Broke in China

1883-03-19

Joseph W Stilwell, US general (China)

1884-05-05

Wang Tjing-Wei, premier China (1932-35)

1885-11-29

Oie Chan, China's Little Devils

1886-03-05

Dong Biwu, High-ranking member of the Communist Party of China (d. 1975)

1886-12-18

Teh Chu, China Strikes Back

1887-10-31

Chiang Kai-shek, Chekiang Province China, pres of Nationalist China

1890-02-02

Jean J M de Lattre de Tassigny, French gen (Indo-China)

1890-03-03

Norman Bethune, Canada, Doctor in Spain & China

1890-12-28

Frank Butler, Oxford England, actor/sreenwriter (Road to Bali, China)

1892-06-26

Pearl Sydenstricker Buck, China, author (Good Earth-Nobel 1938)

1893-12-26

Mao Zedong, Shaoshan, Hunan, Chinese revolutionary & Chairman of the Communist Party of China (1949-76), (d. 1976)

1895-03-03

Matthew B Ridgway, US gen (WW II/China/Nicaragua/Korea/NATO)

1897-12-02

Rewi Alley, NZ, writer (Americans in China)

1898-03-05

Zhou Enlai, Premier of the People's Republic of China (d. 1976)

1898-04-03

Henry R Luce, Tengchow China, publisher (Time, Fortune, Life)

1899-09-23

Marcel Dalio, [Israel Blauschild], Paris France, actor (China Gate)

1902-01-16

Eric Liddell, China, English 400m runner (Olympic-gold-1924)

1902-02-10

Walter Houser Brattain, Amoy, China, American physicist (Nobel 1956-transistor)

1903-01-06

Boris Blacher, Newchwang China, German composer (Orchester-Ornament)

1903-02-04

Edwin Denby, Tientsin China, US dance critic/poet (Snoring in N)

1904-06-18

Keye Luke, Canton China, actor (Across the Pacific, Yangtse Incident)

1905-07-19

Edgar P Snow, US author/journalist: Red star over China

1906-02-07

Henry P'u-i, last emperor of China, puppet emperor of Manchukuo

1906-03-27

Ross DiMaggio, China Venture

1908-05-26

Robert Morley, England, actor (High Road to China, African Queen)

1911-02-15

Leonard Woodcock, From Mao to Mozart: Isaac Stern in China

1912-02-07

Abram Khavchin, The New China

1912-12-04

Jack Walsh, NSW/Leicestershire cricket china bowler (didn't rep Aust)

1913-06-09

Charlie Bellante, 'Kukan': The Battle Cry of China

1914-05-06

Joseph Hurley, The China Syndrome

1914-05-29

Les Gobruegge, Big Trouble in Little China

1915-02-28

Foun-Sen, Outpost in Indo-china

1915-05-06

Theodore H. White, China: Roots of Madness

1915-06-20

Terence Young, Shanghai China, director (Dr No, Thunderball)

1915-11-19

Lloyd Friedgen, Nightmare in Red China

1917-01-04

Charles Mehlert, The Free China Junk

1917-04-26

I[eoh] M[ing] Pei, Canton, China, architect (1961 Brunner Prize)

1918-06-23

Don Schoenfeld, The China Syndrome

1918-12-27

Noel Toy, Big Trouble in Little China

1919-02-06

Louis Heren, journalist/writer (China's Three Thousand Years)

1919-03-28

Jacob Avshalomov, Tsingtao China, composer (Sinfonietta, The Oregon)

1919-08-14

Vasiliy Kiselyov, The New China

1919-09-27

Jayne Meadows, Wu Chang China, Mrs Steve Allen, actr (Dark Delusion)

1919-11-19

George Fenneman, Peking China, TV announcer (You Bet Your Life)

1920-02-09

Lawrence Tibbett Jr., Captain China

1920-04-01

Toshiro Mifune, Tsing-tao China, writer/actor (Shogun)

1920-07-21

Isaac Stern, From Mao to Mozart: Isaac Stern in China

1920-9-30

Iris Wong, China

1922-03-14

China Zorrilla, Elsa & Fred

1922-07-23

Kitty Buhler, China Doll

1922-09-22

Chen Ning Yang, China, US physicist/disproved parity (Nobel 1957)

1923-06-29

Chou Wen-Chung, Cheefoo China, composer (Mode of Shang)

1924-09-13

Scott Brady, Brooklyn New York, American actor (China Syndrome, Gremlins, Johnny Guitar)

1924-12-25

Henry Sy Sr. Chinese Malay businessman 'Philippines Retail King' in Amoy China

1925-02-23

Liu Binyan, China

1925-07-21

Bruce Bassett, Rassias in China

1926-03-08

S. Lee Pogostin, High Road to China

1926-03-15

Willie Soo Hoo, China Gate

1927-01-28

Betty Harford, The China Syndrome

1928-02-14

Val Clenard, The China Syndrome

1929-01-04

Clarence Adams, They Chose China

1929-06-21

Dennis Barker, The China Syndrome

1929-9-20

Colin George, Once Upon a Time in China

1930-03-07

Dick Lieb, Big Bird in China

1930-11-09

Stan Bohrman, The China Syndrome

1930-11-14

Fred Mah, China's Little Devils

1930-11-15

J[ames] G[raham] Ballard, China, sci-fi author (Drowned World)

1930-9-30

Carol Ann Beery, China Seas

1931-03-06

Harry Kohoyda Jr., Big Trouble in Little China

1932-9-04

Nora Lam, China Cry: A True Story

1933-01-19

Gloria Ann Chew, China's Little Devils

1933-05-30

Don Wayne, The Magic of David Copperfield: China

1933-06-02

Bob Rozario, Shanghai China, orchestra leader (Tony Orlando, Marie)

1933-06-26

Chin Kuang Chow, China Sky

1933-06-30

Howard Soo Hoo, China's Little Devils

1934-02-07

Charles Luck Jr., China's Little Devils

1934-07-17

Lucio Tan, Chinese Filipino businessman (Philippine Airlines), in Amoy China

1934-08-14

Robin McLaren, British ambassador (China)

1934-08-24

Francis Jung Jr., China's Little Devils

1934-9-29

James B. Leong Jr., China's Little Devils

1935-01-25

Lee Woodd, China Doll

1935-10-26

Mike Gray, The China Syndrome

1936-02-03

James Bridges, The China Syndrome

1936-02-12

Fang Lizhi, Beijing China, Chinese astrophysicist/dissident (Tiananmen Square, 1989), (d. 2012)

1936-02-19

Sam Myers, China Moon

1936-05-28

Gitta Nickel, China meine Liebe, mein Leben, Eva Siao - ein Porträt

1936-09-20

Dany Carrel, Touraine Indo-china, actress (Passionate Summer)

1936-10-09

Brian Blessed, Mexborough, Yorkshire, English actor (King Arthur, High Road to China)

1937-06-16

Paul Darby, China Moon

1939-02-12

Michele Kalamera, China 9, Liberty 37

1939-9-14

Robert E. Lawler, China Run

1940-02-14

Eberhard Blum, China

1941-03-06

Peter Brötzmann, Rohschnitt Peter Brötzmann - Eine Jazz-Odyssee, von Wuppertal bis China

1941-10-10

Laurence Henry Tribe, Shanghai China, Harvard Law professor

1941-12-02

Paul C W Chu, China, physicist (superconductivity)

1942-03-29

Ken'ichi Ogata, Ranma ½: The Movie, Big Trouble in Nekonron, China

1942-07-23

Allan Chinn, The China Syndrome

1942-10-06

Alan Kaul, The China Syndrome

1942-10-15

Claudio Trionfi, China Is Near

1942-9-02

China Lee, Medium Cool

1942-9-20

Daniela Surina, China Is Near

1943-01-14

Shannon Lucid, Shanghai China, astronaut (STS 51G, 34, 43, 58, 76/79)

1943-12-15

Klaus Zumwinkel, Sind wir zu schlecht, zu faul, zu teuer? - Neue Jobs nur noch in China?

1943-9-06

Pierluigi Aprà, China Is Near

1944-07-31

Sherry Lansing, Chicago Ill, actress (China Syndrome, Black Rain)

1945-05-24

Steen Herdel, In China They Eat Dogs

1945-09-27

Misha Dichter, Shanghai China, pianist (Tchaikowsy 2nd prize-1966)

1945-12-07

W.D. Richter, Big Trouble in Little China

1946-06-03

Earl of Cromer, managing director (Inchcape (China) Ltd)

1947-01-01

Shi-Kwan Yen, Once Upon a Time in China

1947-01-19

Alessandro Haber, actor (China is Near)

1947-02-15

John Adams, Worcester Mass, composer (Nixon in China)

1947-03-22

Carter Wong, Big Trouble in Little China

1947-03-28

Bruce Gilbert, producer (China Syndrome, 9 to 5, On Golden Pond)

1947-06-29

David Chiang, Once Upon a Time in China II

1947-08-25

T.S. Cook, The China Syndrome

1948-07-30

Eric Lee, Big Trouble in Little China

1949-04-27

Daniel Valdez, The China Syndrome

1949-10-28

Jerry Harvey, China 9, Liberty 37

1950-02-15

Hark Tsui, Once Upon a Time in China

1950-03-22

David Golub, From Mao to Mozart: Isaac Stern in China

1950-06-07

Leland Sun, Big Trouble in Little China

1950-07-01

Kan Ping Yu, People Between Two China

1950-07-13

Ma Ying-jeou, President of the Republic of China, former mayor of Taipei, former chairman of the Kuomintang (KMT)

1950-08-16

Stockwell Day, Canada's Dance with China/The Super-Rich, and the Rest of Us/Fiscal Cliff-onomics

1951-9-04

Wes Cowan, Flint-Lock Rifle/Lafayette China/Prison Plaque

1952-01-02

Alan Beckwith, The China Syndrome

1952-04-19

Dennis Dun, Big Trouble in Little China

1953-02-10

George Keller, In China They Eat Dogs

1953-03-04

Christopher Smith, Death by China

1953-04-23

James Russo, NYC, actor (My Own Private Idaho, China Girl)

1953-06-12

Denise Kellogg, Big Trouble in Little China

1954-07-10

Yô Yoshimura, Ranma ½: The Movie, Big Trouble in Nekonron, China

1954-11-05

Johanna Raunio, Postcards from China

1955-08-24

Brian Schmeck, Forgotten China

1956-01-04

Bella Seward, Old Men in New Cars: In China They Eat Dogs II

1956-03-13

Dana Delany, NYC, actress (Colleen McMurphy-China Beach, Exit to Eden)

1957-06-15

Tielin Zhang, Once Upon a Time in China II

1957-06-26

Jim T. Lacy, Once Upon a Time in China and America

1957-07-26

Biao Yuen, Once Upon a Time in China

1958-11-16

Marg Helgenberger, North Bend Nebraska, actress (China Beach)

1958-9-07

Pak-Cheung Chan, Last Hero in China

1959-04-17

Elizabeth Lindsey, actress (China Beach)

1959-04-22

Lynn Tilton, Death by China

1960-01-03

Joan Chen, [Chen Chung], Shanghai China, actress (Last Emperor)

1960-10-21

Byron Pitts, The Life and Death of Clay Hunt/China's Real Estate Mogul/China's Real Estate Bubble

1960-10-24

Stefan Larsson, Old Men in New Cars: In China They Eat Dogs II

1960-12-02

Siu Chung Mok, Once Upon a Time in China II

1961-03-21

Wei Wang, Beijing China, US table tennis player (Olympics-96)

1961-04-26

Joan Chen, [Chen Chong], Shanghai China, actress (Heaven & Earth)

1961-07-10

Jacky Cheung, Once Upon a Time in China

1962-05-10

Garry Daley, keyboard (China Crisis-Christian)

1962-06-09

Eddie Lundon, rocker (China Crisis-Christian)

1962-08-08

Suzee Pai, Toledo Ohio, actress (Big Trouble in Little China)

1962-08-08

Suzee Pai, Big Trouble in Little China

1962-10-05

Johnny Huang, Canton China, table tennis player (Olympics-96)

1962-10-17

Stuart Quan, Big Trouble in Little China

1962-9-24

Rosamund Kwan, Once Upon a Time in China

1963-01-15

Lijuan Geng, Hebei China, Canadian tennis player (Olympics-96)

1963-04-16

Hu Na, China, tennis star

1963-06-25

Si-An Deng, Shanghai China, Canadian badminton player (Olympics-96)

1963-08-16

John Wakefield, Once Upon a Time in China III

1963-08-22

Lily Yip, Canton China, US table tennis player (Olympics-92, 96)

1963-09-01

David Zhuang, China, US table tennis player (Olympics-96)

1963-9-29

Lia Chang, Big Trouble in Little China

1964-02-10

China Lee, Virtual Reality 69

1964-03-18

Mark Currey, The Murder in China Basin

1964-06-26

Zeng Jinlian, Hunan China, became tallest woman known (2.46 m, 8'1")

1964-07-14

Barbara Chiu, Canton China, Canada table tennis player (Oly-33-92, 96)

1965-02-08

Dicky Cheung, Last Hero in China

1965-02-25

Xin Xin Xiong, Once Upon a Time in China

1965-04-23

Lasse Spang Olsen, In China They Eat Dogs

1966-01-08

Loretta Lee, [Lee Lai Chan], China, actress (Happy Ghost)

1966-11-25

Dejan Cukic, In China They Eat Dogs

1967-08-01

Chi Yeung Wong, Once Upon a Time in China

1968-03-01

Robb Edward Morris, China Moon

1968-10-04

Luis Miguel Seguí, La China

1969-04-09

Amy Feng, Tianjin China, US table tennis player (Olympics-96)

1970-04-29

China Forbes, American singer and songwriter (Pink Martini)

1970-04-29

China Forbes, Sorority Boys

1970-08-06

Isabel Leung, Last Hero in China

1971-01-25

China Kantner, San Francisco, American actress and daughter of Grace Slick

1971-01-25

China Kantner, The Stöned Age

1971-01-26

Min Tang, Hunan China, tennis star (1995 Futures-Canberra AUS)

1971-03-13

Li Chen, Changsha China, tennis star (1995 Futures-Austin TX)

1971-06-28

Norika Fujiwara, China Strike Force

1972-09-06

China Miéville, English writer

1972-11-25

Kevin Han, Shanghai China, US badminton player (Olympics-96)

1973-01-01

Fang Li, Hunan China, tennis star (1991 Futures-Bilbao-ESP)

1973-03-07

Das Parthsarrthi, China Gate

1973-12-05

Neil Codling, Far from China

1974-04-15

China Chow, The Big Hit

1974-07-18

Diego Postigo, La China

1974-9-10

Niki Lexa, Far from China

1976-03-04

Eli DeGeer, China White Serpentine

1976-11-24

Chen Lu, China, figure skater (Olympics-Bronze-94)

1977-06-16

China Shavers, Beginners

1977-07-25

Eileen Lemish, China Dolls

1977-08-23

China Moo-Young, Episode #1.6

1977-9-22

Kate Ellis, Corruption, China & Carbon

1978-10-01

China Barbie, Me Luv U Long Time

1978-9-15

Shane Kindschi, China

1980-03-07

Nikki Chao, China Dolls

1980-07-10

Adam Petty, China O'Brien

1980-11-09

Payal Rohatgi, 36 China Town

1980-9-19

Ehren Parks, My Life in China

1981-02-21

Sun Fei Fei, An American in China

1981-03-26

Courtney Yates, Survivor: China - The Reunion

1981-07-31

Sherea Lloyd, Survivor: China - The Reunion

1981-12-15

Paul China, Crawl

1981-12-15

Benjamin China, Pistol of Fire

1982-07-14

Neville Kiser, Women of China

1984-04-29

Nicole Sullivan, Don't Ruin the Basketball Game: Kunming, China

1985-03-04

Alain Xalabarde, China Doll

1986-02-09

China Brezner, Krippendorf's Tribe

1986-11-20

Calvin Sun, Big Trouble in Little China

1988-01-06

Siu Lung Sik, China Dragon

1988-05-05

China Soul, The Fifth Step

1989-10-21

Ashley Callingbull, Bull in a China Shop

1991-06-19

Geremy Schlesinger, China

1998-08-25

China Anne McClain, American actress

1998-08-25

China Anne McClain, Grown Ups

1999-9-29

China Anderson, Norbit

2008-01-06

Zimu Zhang, American Dreams in China

China - Notable Weddings

Zhou EnlaiAug 8, 1925

China - Weddings
Date Event
1925-08-08

China's Premier Zhou Enlai (27) weds Deng Yingchao (21) in Guangzhou

1996-12-30

"The Last Emperor" Chinese actress Vivian Wu (30) weds producer-director Oscar Costo (43) in Shanghai, China

2007-07-12

World's tallest man who measures 7'9" Bao Xishun (56) weds Xia Shujian (28) in a traditional Mongolian ceremony at the tomb of Kublai Khan in Beijing, China

China - Notable Deaths

Qin Shi HuangSep 10, 210

ChongzhenMar 19, 1644

Davidson BlackMar 15, 1934

Zhou EnlaiJan 8, 1976

Mao ZedongSep 9, 1976

China - Deaths
Date Event
195

Gaozu of Han of China

BC
AD
210-09-10

Qin Shi Huang, first emperor of China

649-07-10

Li Shimin, Emperor of China (b.599)

808-08-03

P'ang Yun, [Layman P'ang], Exemplary Zen practitioner, dies in China

976-11-14

T'ai tsu, emperor of China/founder of Sung-dynasty, dies

1063-04-30

Emperor Renzong of China (b. 1010)

1067-01-25

Emperor Yingzong of China (b. 1032)

1085-04-01

Emperor Shenzong of China (b. 1048)

1100-02-23

Emperor Zhezong of China (b. 1076)

1135-06-04

Emperor Huizong of China (b. 1082)

1161-06-14

Emperor Qinzong of China (b. 1100)

1187-11-09

Emperor Gaozong of China (b. 1107)

1194-06-28

Emperor Xiaozong of Song China (b. 1127)

1278-05-08

Emperor Duanzong of China (b. 1268)

1279-03-19

Emperor Bing of Song China (b. 1271)

1283-01-09

Wen Tianxiang, Prime Minister of China (executed) (b. 1236)

1398-06-24

Hongwu Emperor of China (b. 1328)

1402-07-13

Jianwen Emperor of China (b. 1377)

1424-08-12

Yongle, Emperor of China (b. 1360)

1425-05-29

Hongxi Emperor of China (b. 1378)

1435-01-31

Xuande, Emperor of China (b. 1398)

1457-03-14

Jingtai Emperor of China (b. 1428)

1464-02-23

Zhengtong, Emperor of China (b. 1427)

1487-09-09

Chenghua, Emperor of China (b. 1447)

1505-06-08

Hongzhi, Emperor of China (b. 1470)

1521-04-20

Zhengde, Emperor of China (b. 1491)

1567-01-23

Jiajing, Emperor of China (b. 1507)

1610-05-11

Matteo Ricci, Italian missionary (China), dies

1620-08-18

Wanli, Emperor of China (b. 1563)

1620-09-26

Taichang Emperor of China (b. 1582)

1644-03-19

Chongzhen, last Ming Emperor of China, commits suicide

1678-10-02

Wu San-kuei, gen, invited Manchus to China, dies trying to expel them

1722-12-20

Kangxi Emperor of China (b. 1654)

1735-10-08

Yongzheng Emperor of China (b. 1678)

1799-02-07

Qianlong, Emperor of China (b. 1711)

1820-09-02

Jiaqing, Emperor of China (b. 1760)

1834-08-01

Robert Morrison, missionary in China/translated bible, dies

1850-02-25

Daoguang, Emperor of China (b. 1782)

1861-08-22

Xianfeng, Emperor of China (b. 1831)

1870-08-21

Ma Xinyi Viceroy of Liangjiang of the late Qing Dynasty in China (b. 1821)

1901-02-26

Chi-hsui, during Boxer Rebellion in China, beheaded

1901-02-26

Hsu Cheng-yu, during Boxer Rebellion in China, beheaded

1908-11-14

Kwang-siu, emperor of China, dies

1908-11-15

Cixi [the old Buddha], empress-widow of China, dies

1908-11-15

Tz'u-hsi (Cixi), empress of China, dies at 73

1914-11-01

Adna R. Chaffee, The War in China

1916-06-06

Yuan Shikai, president of China, dies at 56

1925-02-23

James H. Wilson, The War in China

1926-03-01

Camilo d'Almeida Pessanha, Portuguese poet (China), dies at 58

1928-06-07

Chiang Tsolin, Chinese warlord of North-China, murdered

1929-09-30

Charles E Bonin, French explorer/diplomat (China), dies

1934-03-15

Davidson Black, Paleoanthropologist, dies while working alone during the night, in Beijing, China at 49

1937-11-24

Sergei Minin, China Express

1939-05-09

Alice Belcher, Broke in China

1944-11-13

Wang Tjing-Wei, premier China (1932-35), dies

1946-10-12

Joseph W Stilwell, US general (China), dies

1948-12-18

Ilya Trauberg, China Express

1952-01-11

Jean JM de Lattre de Tassigny, gen (N-Africa/Indo-China), dies at 61

1953-12-09

Wing Foo, China's Little Devils

1962-07-30

Myron McCormick, actor (China Girl, Jigsaw), dies of cancer at 54

1962-11-26

Albert P Sarraut, Indo-China premier (1933, 36), dies at 90

1967-06-10

Frank Butler, actor/screenwriter (Road to Bali, China), dies at 76

1967-10-17

Henry Pu Yi, last emperor of China, dies at 61

1970-01-03

Gladys Aylward, British missionary in China; portrayed by Ingrid Bergman in The Inn of the Sixth Happiness (b. 1902)

1976-01-08

Chou En-lai, China's PM (1949-76), dies of cancer in Beijing at 78

1976-01-08

Zhou Enlai, Premier of the People's Republic of China (b. 1898)

1976-09-09

Mao Zedong, Chinese revolutionary & Chairman of the Communist Party of China (1949-76), dies of a heart attack at 82

1980-09-17

Don Schoenfeld, The China Syndrome

1981-01-19

Pierluigi Aprà, China Is Near

1981-05-29

Ching-Ling Soong, From Mao to Mozart: Isaac Stern in China

1981-06-04

Albert Valentino, China Slaver

1982-02-13

Zeng Jinlian, Hunan China, grew to 8'1" (tallest woman), dies at 17

1982-10-05

Joseph Hurley, The China Syndrome

1983-11-20

Richard Loo, actor, (China Sky), dies of cardio-pulmonary arrest

1986-05-15

Theodore H. White, China: Roots of Madness

1988-04-09

Jerry Harvey, China 9, Liberty 37

1989-02-05

Foun-Sen, Outpost in Indo-china

1989-09-02

Iris Wong, China

1991-11-27

Yô Yoshimura, Ranma ½: The Movie, Big Trouble in Nekonron, China

1992-02-12

Rey Scott, 'Kukan': The Battle Cry of China

1992-03-16

Renzhong Weangn, China politician (1934-45), dies

1992-10-10

Lawrence Tibbett Jr., Captain China

1992-12-30

Ling-Ling, 1st panda China gave US, dies at 23

1993-03-12

Wang Zhen, marxist/vice-premier of China (1988), dies

1993-06-06

James Bridges, The China Syndrome

1993-07-11

Deng Yingchao, high ranking communist China official, dies at 88

1993-11-24

Wu Yi Shen, mayor of Shen Yang China, dies in helicopter

1994-02-28

Aisin Giorro Pu Chieh, brother of Last Emperor of China, dies at 86

1994-10-17

Stan Bohrman, The China Syndrome

1994-12-11

Yao Yilin, Vice PM of China (1979), dies

1995-04-10

Chen Yun, VPM of China (1949-75, 79-80), dies

1996-10-26

Francis Jung Jr., China's Little Devils

1996-12-02

Val Clenard, The China Syndrome

1997-04-26

Peng Zhen, mayor of Beijing China (1951-66), dies

1997-05-22

Fred Mah, China's Little Devils

1999-02-22

Lloyd Friedgen, Nightmare in Red China

1999-09-17

Clarence Adams, They Chose China

2000-05-12

Adam Petty, China O'Brien

2000-10-16

David Golub, From Mao to Mozart: Isaac Stern in China

2001-01-16

Leonard Woodcock, From Mao to Mozart: Isaac Stern in China

2001-09-22

Isaac Stern, From Mao to Mozart: Isaac Stern in China

2002-09-19

Lee Woodd, China Doll

2003-10-23

Soong May-ling, wife of the President of the Republic of China Chiang Kai-shek (b. 1897)

2003-12-24

Noel Toy, Big Trouble in Little China

2004-02-02

Nora Lam, China Cry: A True Story

2004-02-03

Kitty Buhler, China Doll

2004-05-04

Allan Chinn, The China Syndrome

2004-12-30

Robert E. Lawler, China Run

2005-01-17

Zhao Ziyang, Premier of the People's Republic of China (b. 1919)

2005-12-05

Liu Binyan, China

2006-01-09

Stuart Quan, Big Trouble in Little China

2006-06-07

Niki Lexa, Far from China

2006-07-17

Sam Myers, China Moon

2006-12-22

Alan Kaul, The China Syndrome

2007-07-10

Zheng Xiaoyu, director of the State Food and Drug Administration of the People's Republic of China (b. 1944)

2009-03-12

Bruce Bassett, Rassias in China

2009-05-10

Willie Soo Hoo, China Gate

2009-07-05

Les Gobruegge, Big Trouble in Little China

2009-09-23

Harry Kohoyda Jr., Big Trouble in Little China

2009-12-29

Akmal Shaikh, British drug trafficker, executed by lethal injection in the People's Republic of China (b. 1956)

2011-03-10

Charles Mehlert, The Free China Junk

2011-09-12

Don Wayne, The Magic of David Copperfield: China

2012-11-01

Charlie Bellante, 'Kukan': The Battle Cry of China

2013-01-05

T.S. Cook, The China Syndrome

2013-03-05

Eberhard Blum, China

2013-04-30

Mike Gray, The China Syndrome

2014-03-07

S. Lee Pogostin, High Road to China

2014-09-17

China Zorrilla, Elsa & Fred

2015-03-02

Dennis Barker, The China Syndrome

2016-03-05

'China's nightingale' Zhou Xiaoyan dies aged 98 after glittering six-decade career

2016-03-20

China's 'Nightingale' of Opera Zhou Xiaoyan Dies, Aged 98

2016-04-26

China's Peking Opera master Mei Baojiu dies aged 82

2017-01-15

Zhou Youguang dies in China aged 111

2017-01-18

China's father of pinyin, Zhou Youguang, dies, aged 111

2017-04-18

Director of China's 'Journey to the West', Yang Jie, dies aged 88

2017-09-14

World's oldest captive giant panda dies aged 37 in China


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