This Day in History: When Muhammad Ali Came to China

Praying in the Great Mosque of Xi'an and sparring with a Brawl on the Bund referee: a look back on the 1985 visit of The Greatest to the Middle Kingdom

by Ned Kelly, 20 May 2022

This Day in History: Train Robbing Bandits & the Lincheng Outrage

The capture of famed foreigners and journalists made this a major international event in China's history.

by Tristin Zhang, 29 April 2022

This Day in History: US Passes Chinese Exclusion Act

The act effectively ended Chinese immigration to the US for 60 years.

by Ned Kelly, 29 April 2022

Explainer: How May 1 Became International Workers' Day

Why does China have a holiday for wrongly executed US terror suspects?

by Ryan Kilpatrick, 27 April 2022

This Day in History: China Enacts New Marriage Law

When Mao Zedong famously declared "Women hold up half the sky."

by Ned Kelly, 27 April 2022

This Day in History: Hainan Island Becomes a Province

On April 13, 1988, Hainan Island and its surrounding island groups, formerly a division of Guangdong, were declared an independent province.

by Jesse Pottinger, 13 April 2022

This Day in History: The Rolling Stones First-Ever China Show

Keith Richards: “I feel like Marco Polo!”

by Ned Kelly, 08 April 2022

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