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 2020

A Brief, Hairy History of Women's Rights in China

Hairstyles were closely intertwined with politics over a century of change for women.

by Bailey Hu, 30 July 2020

This Day in History: China's Otherworldly 'Alien Sky Spiral' of 1981

A giant spiral in the sky, a spiral allegedly seen by 10 million people in Sichuan and Yunnan provinces.

by Matthew Bossons, 24 July 2020

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 2020

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

The Communist Party of China turns 98 this month, founded in Shanghai in July 1921.

by Ned Kelly, 23 July 2020

This Day in History: The Marco Polo Bridge Incident

On July 7, 1937, the cataclysmic event that led to the start of the Second Sino-Japanese War.

by Steve George, 08 July 2020

This Day in History: Hong Kong Handover From UK to China

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

by Adrienne Hoe, 01 July 2020

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