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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 History of the Daiquiri: War, White Rum and a Ship's Doctor

As with everything in this universe, the story of the daiquiri starts with a war...

by Logan R. Brouse, 06 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

This Day in History: China Enacts New Marriage Law

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

by Ned Kelly, 01 May 2020

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, 20 April 2020

This Day in History: The Shanghai Racecourse

The thunder of hooves on turf where People's Square lies today.

by Ned Kelly, 17 April 2020

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