This Day in History: The Founding of the Shanghai Rugby Club

From the 1860s to the final kick of the International Settlement era.

by Simon Drakeford, 25 November 2020

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 2020

This Week in History: The Birth of Sun Yat-sen, Father of Modern China

To this day, more than 150 years after his birth, Sun is one of the most revered political figures among Chinese people.

by Jonathan Zhong, 13 November 2020

This Week in History: Finding of the First Panda to Leave China

And the incredible story of the American socialite who became the first person to bring a giant panda to the US.

by That's, 10 November 2020

This Week in History: The Coup of Empress Dowager Cixi

The 1861 power grab of the woman who went on to control the Qing Dynasty.

by Ned Kelly, 10 November 2020

This Week in History: When Andy Warhol Came to China

In late 1982, Andy Warhol and a small entourage were invited on a VIP trip to Beijing, the Forbidden City and Great Wall.

by Ned Kelly, 29 October 2020

This Day in History: LA’s Forgotten ‘Wild West’ Chinese Massacre

On October 24, 1871, an incensed lynch mob gathered in Los Angeles and killed 17 Chinese men, in what was the largest mass lynching in US history.

by William Lee, 24 October 2020

This Day in History: When Michael Jackson Came to China

The King of Pop visited the PRC for seven hours in 1987.

by Ned Kelly, 23 October 2020

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