This Day in History: China's Otherworldly 'Alien Sky Spiral' of 1981

A giant spiral in the sky, a spiral allegedly seen by 10 million people in Sichuan and Yunnan provinces.

by Matthew Bossons, 24 July 2019

This Day in History: Founding of the Communist Party of China

The Communist Party of China turns 98 this month, founded in Shanghai in July 1921.

by Ned Kelly, 23 July 2019

This Day in History: The Foreign Founder Member of the CPC

The Dutch socialist who attended the First National Congress of the CPC.

by Ned Kelly, 23 July 2019

This Week in History: The PRC Develops the H-Bomb

June 1967 sees China become the world's fourth thermonuclear power.

by Ned Kelly, 18 June 2019

This Day in History: The Huanggutun Incident

On June 4, 1928, a train carrying warlord Zhang Zuolin from Beijing to Shenyang was ripped apart by a huge explosion.

by Ned Kelly, 04 June 2019

This Week in History: US Passes Chinese Exclusion Act

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

by Ned Kelly, 07 May 2019

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

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