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This Day in History: China Develops the Hydrogen Bomb

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

by Ned Kelly, 17 June 2020

This Day in History: Zhu Jianhua Sets High Jump Record

On June 11, 1983 Shanghai-born high jumper Zhu Jianhua cleared 2.37m at a meet in Beijing, setting a new world record.

by Ned Kelly, 11 June 2020

This Day in History: Mukden Tiger and 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 2020

This Day in History: May 30 Incident Leads to Riots Across China

The 1925 event would incite a series of strikes and riots that brought the Chinese economy to a standstill.

by Ned Kelly, 31 May 2020

This Day in History: Shanghai's Tilanqiao Prison Opens

Shanghai's only downtown jail was nicknamed 'Alcatraz of the Orient' for its tough reputation.

by Ned Kelly, 18 May 2020

From Sightings to Alien Sex: A Brief History of UFOs in China

The truth is out there – has been for ages…

by That's Shanghai, 07 May 2020

This Day in History: US Passes Chinese Exclusion Act

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

by Ned Kelly, 06 May 2020

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