This Day in History: Bloody Saturday, Shanghai's Darkest Day

New York Times bestselling author's new book on the 1937 Japanese bombing of the city.

by Ned Kelly, 12 August 2022

This Day in History: The 2008 Beijing Olympics Opening Ceremony

A look back at the first ever Olympics to be hosted in China.

by Grace Mulamba, 08 August 2022

This Day In History: Korean War's Operation Big Switch

The repatriation of remaining prisoners from both sides of the Korean War came with a few surprises.

by Ned Kelly, 05 August 2022

This Day in History: The Foreign Founder Member of the CPC

The Dutch socialist who attended the First National Congress of the CPC.

by Ned Kelly, 23 July 2022

This Day in History: Founding of the Communist Party of China

The Communist Party of China turns 100 this month, founded in Shanghai in July 1921.

by Ned Kelly, 23 July 2022

This Day in History: British Handover Hong Kong to China

On July 1, 1997, China resumed its control of Hong Kong after 156 years of British rule.

by Adrienne Hoe, 01 July 2022

This Day in History: Artist Chiang Yee Honored with Blue Plaque

Only the third blue plaque honoring a Chinese person.

by Paul French, 30 June 2022

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 2022

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