This Week in History: Train Robbing Bandits and the Lincheng Outrage

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

by Tristin Zhang, 06 May 2019

This Week in History: Haicheng Earthquake Prediction

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

by Ned Kelly, 08 February 2019

This Day in History: The Founding of Shekou Industrial Zone

On January 31, 1979, the Chinese government agreed to establish the Shekou Industrial Zone.

by Bryan Grogan, 31 January 2019

This Day in History: Deng Xiaoping's Historic Visit to the US

This was the first time that a top Chinese leader visited America since the founding of the PRC in 1949.

by Jonathan Zhong, 29 January 2019

This Day in History: Birth of Wellington Koo, Dapper Diplomat

The first and only Chinese head of state to use a Western name.

by Ned Kelly, 29 January 2019

This Day in History: First Post-Cultural Revolution Advertisement

The ad men follow on from the mad men.

by Ned Kelly, 04 January 2019

This Day in History: Massive Haiyuan Earthquake Devastates Gansu

Statistics released in 2010 show at least 273,400 were killed by the earthquake in Gansu, with Haiyuan losing 73,604 people, nearly half of the county’s entire population.

by Jonathan Zhong, 16 December 2018

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