This Day in History: China's First Man In Space

On this day in 2003, Yang Liwei endured a 21-and-a-half-hour flight, completing 14 orbits of the Earth

by Ned Kelly, 15 October 2018

This Day in History: Queen Elizabeth II Visits China

Joined by gaffe-prone 'Great Wally of China' Prince Philip...

by Ned Kelly, 12 October 2018

This Day In History: Mao Coins Communist Slogan Serve the People

'Though death befalls all men alike, it may be weightier than Mount Tai or lighter than a feather...'

by Ned Kelly, 08 September 2018

This Day In History: Small Sword Society Take Shanghai

Never underestimate an emaciated, opium smoking Cantonese ex-sugar broker...

by Ned Kelly, 07 September 2018

This Day In History: Death of the Dogmeat General

The day warlord Zhang Zongchang found out that it's a dog eat dog world.

by Ned Kelly, 03 September 2018

This Day in History: First NBA Team Plays in China

On August 24, 1979, the Washington Bullets became the first professional US sports team invited to China.

by Josh Parker, 24 August 2018

This Day in History: Shanghai Closes to Jews Fleeing Nazi Persecution

The total number Jews arriving at the open port of Shanghai by sea and land between November 1938 and 1941 is estimated at 20,000.

by Ned Kelly, 21 August 2018

This Day in History: Bloody Saturday, Shanghai's Darkest Day

New York Times bestselling author's new book on the 1937 Japanese bombing of the city.

by Ned Kelly, 14 August 2018

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