This Day in History: China Develops the Hydrogen Bomb

June 1967 sees China become the world's fourth thermonuclear power.

by Ned Kelly, 14 June 2021

This Day in History: Zhu Jianhua Sets High Jump Record

On June 11, 1983 Shanghai-born high jumper Zhu Jianhua cleared 2.37m at a meet in Beijing, setting a new world record.

by Ned Kelly, 11 June 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: Mukden Tiger Warlord Assassinated by Japan

On June 4, 1928, a train carrying warlord Zhang Zuolin from Beijing to Shenyang was ripped apart by a huge explosion.

by Ned Kelly, 04 June 2021

This Day in History: May 30 Incident Leads to Riots Across China

The 1925 event would incite a series of strikes and riots that brought the Chinese economy to a standstill.

by Ned Kelly, 30 May 2021

This Day in History: When Muhammad Ali Came to China

Praying in the Great Mosque of Xi'an and sparring with a Brawl on the Bund referee: a look back on the 1985 visit of The Greatest to the Middle Kingdom

by Ned Kelly, 20 May 2021

Shanghai's Infamous Ward Road Gaol – The Alcatraz of the Orient

Conditions inside the Gaol were considered to be some of the harshest in the world.

by Ned Kelly, 18 May 2021

This Day in History: Deadly Sichuan Earthquake of 2008

Today marks the 13th anniversary of the deadly Sichuan Earthquake, a catastrophic event that rocked China and claimed over 80,000 lives.

by Tabatha Baylis, 12 May 2021

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