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: When Muhammad Ali Came to China

Praying in the Great Mosque of Xi'an and sparring with a Brawl on the Bund referee: a look back on the 1985 visit of The Greatest to the Middle Kingdom

by Ned Kelly, 20 May 2018

This Day in History: The Deadly 2008 Earthquake Strikes Sichuan

Today marks the 10th anniversary of the deadly Sichuan Earthquake, a catastrophic event that rocked China and claimed over 80,000 lives.

by Tabatha Baylis, 12 May 2018

This Day in History: Hainan Island Becomes a Province

On April 13, 1988, Hainan Island and its surrounding island groups, formerly a division of Guangdong, were declared an independent province.

by Jesse Pottinger, 13 April 2018

This Day in History: Ernest Hemingway Visits China

The Old Man and the ROC: When the Dean of American Literature came to China.

by Connor Frankhouser, 22 February 2018

This Month in History: KFC Opens First Restaurant in China

On November 12, 1987, KFC made its debut in China near Qianmen in Beijing.

by Emily Guzman, 28 November 2017

This Day in History: The 1910 Nanjing Expo

A look back at the 1910 Nanjing Expo, and how it compared to Shanghai's a century later.

by That's Shanghai, 02 February 2017

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