Chinese History (Part 4)

China: Hong Kong - Macao

Historical Events

Events 301 - 400 of 728

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1949-06-14 French-allied State of Vietnam is officially formed during the First Indochina War, Bảo Đại installed as Emperor

Emperor of Vietnam Bảo Đại
Emperor of Vietnam
Bảo Đại
  • 1949-07-30 British warship HMS Amethyst escapes down Yangtze River, having been refused a safe passage by Chinese Communists after 3-month standoff
  • 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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1949-10-01 People's Republic of China proclaimed by Mao Zedong (National Day)

Chinese Revolutionary and Chairman of the Communist Party Mao Zedong
Chinese Revolutionary and Chairman of the Communist Party
Mao Zedong
  • 1949-10-01 Republic of China (Taiwan) forms on island of Formosa
  • 1949-10-02 USSR recognizes People's Republic of China
  • 1949-10-14 Chinese Red army occupies Canton
  • 1949-11-29 Nationalist regime of China leaves for Taiwan/Formosa
  • 1949-11-30 Chinese Communists captured Chungking
  • 1949-12-08 Chinese Nationalist government moves from Chinese mainland to Formosa
  • 1949-12-17 Burma recognizes People's Republic of China
  • 1949-12-30 India recognizes People's Republic of China

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1950-01-01 Ho Chi Minh begins offensive against French troops in Indo China

Vietnamese Communist Revolutionary Ho Chi Minh
Vietnamese Communist Revolutionary
Ho Chi Minh
  • 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

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

1950-02-27 General Chiang Kai-shek elected president of Nationalist China

Chinese Military and Political Leader Chiang Kai-shek
Chinese Military and Political Leader
Chiang Kai-shek
  • 1950-03-01 Chiang Kai-shek resumed the presidency of National China on Taiwan
  • 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 People's Republic of China
  • 1950-09-19 UN reject membership of China's People Republic
  • 1950-10-21 Chinese forces occupy Tibet
  • 1950-10-26 South Korean troops reach Chosan at Chinese boundary
  • 1950-11-06 Chinese offensive halts at Chongchon River, North Korea
  • 1950-11-26 China enters Korean conflict, sends troops across Yalu River
  • 1950-11-30 US President Harry Truman threatens China with atom bomb

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1950-12-19 Tibet's Dalai Lama flees Chinese invasion

14th Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatso
14th Dalai Lama
Tenzin Gyatso
  • 1950-12-28 Chinese troops cross 38th Parallel, into South Korea
  • 1951-01-01 Massive Chinese/North Korean assault on UN-lines
  • 1951-01-04 Korean War: Chinese forces recapture Seoul
  • 1951-01-17 China refuses ceases-fire in Korea
  • 1951-02-01 UN condemns People's Republic of China as aggressor in Korea
  • 1951-04-29 China seizes the assets of the Asiatic Petroleum Company, a joint venture between the Shell and Royal Dutch oil companies in retaliation for the Hong Kong Government's requisitioning of the tanker Yung Hao
  • 1951-05-09 Air raid on Chinese positions at Yalu River
  • 1951-05-23 Seventeen Point Agreement for the Peaceful Liberation of Tibet signed in Beijing, formally establishes Chinese sovereignty over Tibet
  • 1951-05-27 Chinese Communists force Dalai Lama to surrender his army to Beijing
  • 1952-10-08 Chinese offensive 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

Conference meetingConference of Interest

1954-04-07 US President Dwight D. Eisenhower in news conference is first to voice fear of a "domino-effect" of communism in Indo-China

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • 1954-04-24 1st American, civilian pilot, P.R. Holden, wounded in Indochina
  • 1954-05-13 Chinese Middle School students in Singapore take part in anti-National Service riots
  • 1954-05-20 Chiang Kai-shek becomes president of Nationalist China
  • 1954-07-20 Armistice for Indo-China signed, Vietnam separates into North and South
  • 1954-08-11 Formal peace treaty ends over 7 yrs of fighting in Indochina between the French and the Communist Viet Minh

  • 1954-08-24 International Amateur Athletic Federation recognizes Red China
  • 1954-09-20 1st National People's Congress adopts Chinese constitution
  • 1954-12-01 Nationalist China & US sign dike agreement
  • 1955-01-18 Battle of Yijiangshan Islands between Chinese National Revolutionary Army and the People's Liberation Army
  • 1956-05-16 Egypt recognizes People's Republic of China
  • 1958-02-11 Marshal Chen Yi succeeds Chu En-lai as Chinese Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • 1958-05-23 Mao Zedong starts the "Great Leap Forward" movement in China
  • 1958-07-31 Anti-Chinese uprising in Tibet
  • 1958-08-23 People's Republic of China resumes fire on Quemoi and Matsoe islands in the Second Taiwan Strait Crisis
  • 1958-08-23 Chinese Civil War: The Second Taiwan Strait crisis begins with the People's Liberation Army's bombardment of Quemoy.
  • 1959-03-10 Tibetan uprising against Chinese occupation force in Lhasa, Tibet
  • 1959-03-28 11 days after Tibet uprising, China dissolves Tibet's government & installs Panchen Lama
  • 1959-03-30 Dalai Lama flees China and is granted political asylum in India
  • 1959-04-27 Mao Zedong resigns as Chairman of the PRC after the disastrous failure of the Great Leap Forward
  • 1959-04-27 The last Canadian missionary leaves the People's Republic of China.
  • 1959-08-24 Hiram L Fong sworn in as 1st Chinese-American senator while Daniel K Inouye sworn in as 1st Japanese-American Rep (Both from Hawaii)
  • 1959-10-23 Chinese troops move into India, 17 die
  • 1960-02-12 Chinese army kills 12 Indian soldiers
  • 1960-06-09 Typhoon Mary in China kills at least 1,600
  • 1960-08-13 USSR withdraws advisors from China
  • 1961-02-16 China uses its 1st nuclear reactor
  • 1961-02-19 Albania disavows Chinese "Revisionism"
  • 1961-10-05 China & Nepal sign treaty
  • 1962-07-21 Battles on Chinese & Indies boundary
  • 1962-09-08 Chinese troops exceed Mac-Mahon-line (Tibet-India boundary)
  • 1962-10-10 Indies assault up Chinese positions in North-India attack
  • 1962-10-20 Chinese army lands in India
  • 1962-11-21 The Chinese People's Liberation Army declares a unilateral cease-fire in the Sino-Indian War.
  • 1964-07-21 Race riots in Singapore between Chinese and Malay groups, 23 killed, 454 injured
  • 1964-09-03 2nd incident that year of race riots in Singapore between Chinese and Malay, 13 people killed, 106 injured
  • 1964-10-16 China becomes world's 5th nuclear power
  • 1965-04-20 People's Republic China offers North Vietnam military aid
  • 1965-05-14 2nd Chinese atom bomb explodes
  • 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 People's Republic of China
  • 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
  • 1967-07-24 Chinese army/air force/fleet repress uprising in Wuhan City
  • 1967-08-21 China reports downing of 2 US bombers
  • 1967-09-11 Indian/Chinese border fights
  • 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
  • 1969-03-02 Chinese-Russian borders fight (approx 70 die)
  • 1969-03-15 Violent Chinese-Russian border dispute leaves 100s dead
  • 1969-04-23 Over 1000 square miles flooded in Shantung Province, China

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 301 - 323 of 323

  • 1983-01-10 Li Nina, Chinese aerial free-style skier
  • 1983-02-11 Huang Shengyi, Chinese actress, born in Shanghai, China
  • 1983-07-05 Zheng Jie, Chinese tennis player
  • 1983-07-13 Liu Xiang, Chinese hurdling athlete
  • 1983-08-23 Sun Mingming, Chinese basketball player, World's tallest player at 7ft 9in, born in Bayan County, China
  • 1983-08-25 Janet Chow, Canadian/Chinese beauty pageant contestant
  • 1983-10-14 Lin Dan, Chinese badminton player
  • 1983-12-08 Liu Song, Chinese snooker player
  • 1983-12-15 Wang Hao, Chinese table tennis player
  • 1984-01-26 Luo Xuejuan, Chinese swimmer
  • 1985-01-23 Dong Fangzhuo, Chinese footballer
  • 1985-02-06 Yang Yu, Chinese swimmer
  • 1986-09-12 Yang Mi, Chinese actress
  • 1987-04-01 Ding Junhui, Chinese snooker player
  • 1987-04-01 Li Ting, Chinese diver
  • 1987-08-25 Liu Yifei, Chinese actress and singer, born in Wuhan, China
  • 1987-10-27 Yi Jianlian, Chinese basketball player (Disputed)
  • 1989-02-28 Zhang Liyin, Chinese R&B singer

Person of interestGedhun Choekyi Nyima

1989-04-25 Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, 11th Panchen Lama, born in Lhari County, Tibet, China

11th Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Nyima
11th Panchen Lama
Gedhun Choekyi Nyima

Famous Weddings

Famous Deaths