This Day 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, 02 November 2018

This Day 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, 01 November 2018

This Day in History: PRC Admitted into the UN

On October 25, 1971, the PRC was admitted into the UN.

by Tye Donaldson, 25 October 2018

This Day in History: LA's Forgotten 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 2018

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 2018

This Day in History: China's First Man In Space

On this day in 2003, Yang Liwei endured a 21-and-a-half-hour flight, completing 14 orbits of the Earth

by Ned Kelly, 15 October 2018

This Day in History: Queen Elizabeth II Visits China

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

by Ned Kelly, 12 October 2018

This Day in History: Birth of 'Lust, Caution' Author Eileen Chang

Writer of Lust, Caution born in Shanghai.

by Ned Kelly, 30 September 2018

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