Historical Events


  • Xiamen History
     Amoy was the original name of Xiamen due to the language spoken there. The people of south Fujian and Taiwan speak Hokkien, a dialect that is still widely spoken, although Mandarin is the common language for business and schools today.Ancient SeaportThe...
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  • Hohhot History
     Hohhot is located in central and southern Inner Mongolia, which is the capital of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. Located in the culture border of agriculture and husbandry, the culture blend in Hohhot is very strong. In addition to the traditional...
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  • Jinan History
     Jinan was one of the birthplaces of Chinese civilization. Cultural relics representing the Xihe Culture (7,300-8,400 years ago), especially pottery, have been discovered in the city. Chengzi Cliff in the eastern suburbs has yielded traces of the...
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  • History of Tianjin
    Referred to as “Jin” for short in Chinese, Tianjin (meaning “port for the emperor”) is widely known as “Jin’gu”, “Jinmen”, etc.The history of Tianjin dates back to the digging of the Grand Cannal in Sui Dynasty (581-618). The present Sancha Hekou near Jin’...
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  • History of Shenyang
     Shenyang is a well-known Chinese city in history and culture with about 1100ground and underground cultural relices. It is so called because of being located on the north bank of the Hunhe River(named as Shenshui in ancient times). According to the...
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  • History of Wuhan
     Wuhan, also known as the River City (Jiang Cheng), is situated at the junction of the Hanjiang and Yangtze Rivers. According to archeological discoveries and records, people moved into the area 5,000 years ago. Development of the city can be traced back...
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  • Transfer of Svereignty over Hong Kong
    The transfer of sovereignty over Hong Kong from the United Kingdom to China, referred to as "the Handover" internationally and "the Return" or "The Reunification" by Mainland Chinese, took place on 1 July 1997, and marked the end of British rule in Hong...
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  • Transfer of Sovereignty over Macau
    The transfer of sovereignty of Macau from the Portuguese Republic to the People's Republic of China (PRC) occurred on 20 December 1999. Macau was settled and governed by Portuguese merchants in 1535, during the Ming Dynasty (1368–1644 AD). Portugal's...
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  • First National Congress of CPC
    On July 23, 1921, the First National Congress of Communist Party of China (CPC) was held at 108 wantze Road (now 76 Xingye Road) in Shanghai. Thirteen delegates, Mao Zedong, He Shuheng, Dong Biwu, Chen Tanglu, Wang Jinmei, Deng Enming, Li Da, Li Hanjun, ...
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  • History of Taipei
    Taipei in 1971The recorded history of Taipei begun with the Han Chinese settle in the Taipei Basin in 1709, and lead to the current High-tech capital that is nowadays Taipei City. Notable others dates are the annexation of Taiwan by Japan, which made Taipei...
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