This Day in History: The Rolling Stones First-Ever China Show

Keith Richards: “I feel like Marco Polo!”

by Ned Kelly, 08 April 2021

This Week in History: The Battle of Muddy Flat

Believed to be the first time British and American forces fought as allies in a land battle.

by Ned Kelly, 06 April 2021

This Day in History: Lu Yongxiang – Shanghai's Forgotten Warlord

The decade after the fall of the Qing Dynasty was the age of warlordism.

by Dan Stein, 25 March 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 Week in History: When Charlie Chaplin Came to China

The King of Comedy's fly-by 1936 visit to the Pearl of the Orient.

by Ned Kelly, 10 March 2021

This Day in History: Palace of Sino-Soviet Friendship Completed

The 'wedding cake' still stands today with a Soviet star atop its gilded spire.

by Ned Kelly, 05 March 2021

This Day in History: 'Learn from Lei Feng Day' Campaign Begins

On March 5, 1963, Chairman Mao initiated the 'Follow the examples of Comrade Lei Feng' propaganda campaign.

by That's, 05 March 2021

This Day in History: Pearl S. Buck's 'The Good Earth' Published

Hailed in the West as the most important book about China since ‘The Travels of Marco Polo’.

by Ned Kelly, 02 March 2021

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