Macao in History

China: Hong Kong

Historical Events

  • 1887-12-01 Sino-Portuguese treaty recognizes Portugal's control of Macao
  • 1975-04-25 1st Boeing Jetfoil revenue service, Hong Kong to Macao

Historic Event

2007-08-28 The Venetian Macao, the second-largest casino in the world, opens in Macao, owned by Las Vegas Sands


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Famous Birthdays

  • 1921-11-25 Stanley Ho, Chinese casino tycoon who transformed Macao, born in Hong Kong (d. 2020)

Famous Deaths

  • 2020-05-26 Stanley Ho, Chinese casino tycoon who transformed Macao, dies at 98