What Happened on January 17, 1941

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Kuomintang forces under orders from Chiang Kai-shek open fire at communist forces, resuming the Chinese Civil War after World War II.

Chinese Military and Political Leader Chiang Kai-shek
Chinese Military and Political Leader
Chiang Kai-shek

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