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18/08/1227
Mongolian leader Genghis Khan dies during a campaign in China.
18/10/1860
British troops occupying Peking loot and burn the summer palace of the Chinese emperors.
31/10/1887
Chiang Kai-shek is born in Xikou in Zhejiang province.
07/04/1900
Following the threat posed by the Boxer Rebellion to foreigners living in China, European powers gave the Chinese authorities two months to suppress the uprising
31/05/1900
The Boxer uprising engulfs the southern provinces of China, causing european missionaries to seek safety in Peking.
24/06/1900
All european embassies except the British, French and German are destroyed by Boxers
27/07/1900
Allied forces have stormed and held Tientsin and resisted counter attacks by 100,000+ Boxer rebels. It is reported that 1500 Europeans (missionaries, traders and diplomats) were massacred
14/08/1900
Ten thousand allied troops entered Peking to end the 56 day siege of Europeans in the capital by Boxer rebels.
09/10/1900
China's imperial goverment has sentenced officials guilty of causing the Boxer Rebellion. Prince Tuan is exiled
20/10/1900
Leaders of Britain and Germany agree to continue their cooperation and ensure that the rivers and seaports of China remain open to international trade.
22/12/1900
Preliminary peace terms signed by China and Allies
26/02/1901
Two leaders of the Boxer Rebellion, Chi-hsui and Hsu-cheng-yu are executed in Peking.
07/09/1901
The Boxer uprising officially ended on this day when China signed the peace protocol drawn up by a dozen foreign powers
01/01/1912
The Republic of China is established
14/08/1917
China declares war on Germany and Austria.

 

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