This Day in History: Mysterious Fireballs Flatten Guizhou Forest

The circumstances surrounding this story have captured the imaginations of UFO investigators across the Middle Kingdom and beyond.

by Matthew Bossons, 30 November 2021

This Day in History: China Ends the Eunuch Era

Finally banned in 1924, the system had endured for over 3,000 years and through 25 dynasties.

by Ned Kelly, 25 November 2021

This Day in History: The Founding of the Shanghai Rugby Club

From the 1860s to the final kick of the International Settlement era.

by Simon Drakeford, 25 November 2021

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 2021

This Day in History: When Albert Einstein Came to Shanghai

On arrival the Swedish consulate reiterated that he had officially been awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics.

by Ned Kelly, 13 November 2021

This Day in History: China’s First KFC Opens by Tiananmen Square

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

by Emily Guzman, 12 November 2021

This Day in History: The Birth of Sun Yat-sen, Father of Modern China

To this day, more than 150 years after his birth, Sun is one of the most revered political figures among Chinese people.

by Jonathan Zhong, 12 November 2021

This Day in History: The Chain-Smoking Socialite & the Panda

And the incredible story of the American socialite who became the first person to bring a giant panda to the US.

by That's, 09 November 2021

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