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 2019

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 2019

This Day in History: Queen Elizabeth II Visits China

Joined by gaffe-prone 'Great Wally of China' Prince Philip...

by Ned Kelly, 12 October 2019

This Day in History: China Enacts New Marriage Law

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

by Ned Kelly, 01 May 2020

This Day in History: The Funeral of Ruan Lingyu

The Shanghainese silent film star had taken her own life at the age of just 24.

by Ned Kelly, 14 March 2020

This Day in History: US Passes Chinese Exclusion Act

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

by Ned Kelly, 06 May 2020

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 2020

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