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This Day in History: Anna May Wong's Shanghai Express

The first Chinese-American movie star's struggle for acceptance in the land of her ancestors.

by Ned Kelly, 14 January 2018

This Day in History: Down to the Countryside Movement

Chairman Mao proclaims 'We too have two hands, let us not laze about in the city.'

by Ned Kelly, 22 December 2017

This Day in History: Japanese Takeover of the International Settlement

An inside look at the Japanese takeover of Shanghai's International Settlement, which began on December 8, 1941.

by That's Shanghai, 08 December 2017

This Day in History: China's Deadliest Maritime Disaster

The world's worst maritime disaster unrelated to military action happened at the mouth of the Huangpu.

by Ned Kelly, 04 December 2017

This Day in History: The Discovery of Peking Man

And its mysterious disappearance in World War II...

by Ned Kelly, 02 December 2017

This Month in History: KFC Opens First Restaurant in China

On November 12, 1987, KFC made its debut in China near Qianmen in Beijing.

by Emily Guzman, 28 November 2017

This Day in History: Shanghai's Trolley System Debuts

Shanghai's first trolley bus started operations on November 14, 1914.

by That's, 14 November 2017

This Day in History: When Albert Einstein Came to Shanghai

On arrival the Swedish consulate reiterated that he had officially been awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics.

by Ned Kelly, 13 November 2017

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