This Day in History: Haicheng Earthquake Prediction World First

On February 4, 1975, Chinese authorities claim to be the first to successfully predict an earthquake.

by Ned Kelly, 04 February 2020

This Week in History: Birth of Wellington Koo, Dapper Diplomat

The first and only Chinese head of state to use a Western name.

by Ned Kelly, 27 January 2020

This Day in History: Shanghai's Trams and Trolley Systems

Shanghai's first trolley bus started operations on November 14, 1914.

by That's, 14 November 2019

This Day in History: The Founding of Shekou Industrial Zone

On January 31, 1979, the Chinese government agreed to establish the Shekou Industrial Zone.

by Bryan Grogan, 31 January 2019

This Day in History: Deng Xiaoping's Historic Visit to the US

This was the first time that a top Chinese leader visited America since the founding of the PRC in 1949.

by Jonathan Zhong, 29 January 2019

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: 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

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