This Week in History: China Enacts New Marriage Law

When Mao Zedong famously declared "Women hold up half the sky."

by Ned Kelly, 29 April 2019

This Day in History: Aleister Crowley Summons Demon in Shanghai

In 1906, the occultist, mystic, magician and self-proclaimed Beast 666 came to Shanghai to summon his Holy Guardian Angel...

by Ned Kelly, 19 April 2019

This Day in History: The Rolling Stones First-Ever China Show

Keith Richards: 'I feel like Marco Polo!'

by Ned Kelly, 08 April 2019

This Day in History: The Battle of Muddy Flat

Believed to be the first time British and American forces fought as allies in a land battle.

by Ned Kelly, 04 April 2019

This Day in History: The Funeral of Ruan Lingyu

The Shanghainese silent film star had taken her own life at the age of just 24.

by Ned Kelly, 14 March 2019

This Day in History: Palace of Sino-Soviet Friendship Completed

The 'wedding cake' still stands today with a Soviet star atop its gilded spire.

by Ned Kelly, 05 March 2019

This Week in History: Haicheng Earthquake Prediction

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

by Ned Kelly, 08 February 2019

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