This Week in History: Japanese Takeover of the International Settlement

An inside look at the Japanese takeover of Shanghai's International Settlement, which began on December 8, 1941.

by That's Shanghai, 06 December 2019

This Day in History: Nelson Mandela's Changing Relationship with China

South African leader's close links with the Middle Kingdom.

by James Griffiths, 05 December 2019

This Day in History: China's Deadliest Maritime Disaster

The sinking of SS Kiangya was the world's worst maritime disaster unrelated to military action.

by Ned Kelly, 04 December 2019

This Day in History: The Discovery of Peking Man

And its mysterious disappearance in World War II...

by Ned Kelly, 02 December 2019

This Week 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, 29 November 2019

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

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

by That's Shanghai, 26 November 2019

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 2019

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 2019

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