This Day in History: Lu Yongxiang – Shanghai's Forgotten Warlord

The decade after the fall of the Qing Dynasty was the age of warlordism.

by Dan Stein, 25 March 2021

This Day in History: Pearl S. Buck's 'The Good Earth' Published

Hailed in the West as the most important book about China since ‘The Travels of Marco Polo’.

by Ned Kelly, 02 March 2021

This Day in History: The 2007 China Stock Market Crash

On February 27, 2007 the 'Shanghai Sneeze' triggered major drops in worldwide stock markets.

by Ned Kelly, 26 February 2021

This Day in History: Nixon Signs Shanghai Communique

On February 27, 1972, President Richard Nixon and Premier Zhou Enlai signed the Shanghai Communique, a document that has remained the basis for Sino-American relations ever since.

by Ned Kelly, 26 February 2021

This Day in History: Ernest Hemingway Visits China

The Old Man and the ROC: When the Dean of American Literature came to China.

by Connor Frankhouser, 22 February 2021

The Story Behind the Bronze Bust of Pushkin on Yueyang Lu

Erected in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of his death in a duel. That's right, a duel.

by Ned Kelly, 10 February 2021

This Day in History: Haicheng Earthquake Prediction World First

On February 4, 1975, Chinese authorities claim to be the first to successfully predict an earthquake.

by Ned Kelly, 05 February 2021

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