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: 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: Queen Elizabeth II Visits China

Joined by gaffe-prone 'Great Wally of China' Prince Philip.

by Ned Kelly, 12 October 2021

This Day in History: Did This Chinese Man Have Sex With an Alien?

There's strange, and then there's this story...

by Matthew Bossons, 07 June 2021

This Day in History: China Enacts New Marriage Law

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

by Ned Kelly, 29 April 2021

This Day in History: The Funeral of Ruan Lingyu

The Shanghainese silent film star had taken her own life at the age of just 24.

by Ned Kelly, 14 March 2021

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 2021

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