This Day In History: Mao Coins Communist Slogan Serve the People

'Though death befalls all men alike, it may be weightier than Mount Tai or lighter than a feather...'

by Ned Kelly, 08 September 2018

This Day In History: Small Sword Society Take Shanghai

Never underestimate an emaciated, opium smoking Cantonese ex-sugar broker...

by Ned Kelly, 07 September 2018

This Day In History: Death of the Dogmeat General

The day warlord Zhang Zongchang found out that it's a dog eat dog world.

by Ned Kelly, 03 September 2018

This Week In History: Central China Floods of 1931

The deadliest natural disaster ever recorded.

by Ned Kelly, 27 August 2018

This Day in History: First NBA Team Plays in China

On August 24, 1979, the Washington Bullets became the first professional US sports team invited to China.

by Josh Parker, 24 August 2018

This Day in History: Shanghai Closes to Jews Fleeing Nazi Persecution

The total number Jews arriving at the open port of Shanghai by sea and land between November 1938 and 1941 is estimated at 20,000.

by Ned Kelly, 21 August 2018

This Day in History: The 2008 Beijing Olympics Commence

A look back at the first ever Olympics to be hosted in China.

by Grace Mulamba, 08 August 2018

This Day in History: The Founding of Shanghai's Good 8th Company

The 8th Company of Shanghai Garrison, People's Liberation Army was founded on August 6, 1947, and since 1949 it has been stationed on Nanjing Lu.

by That's Shanghai, 06 August 2018

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