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1st Chinese Emperor Qin Shi Huang Born In Zhao

Today on February 18, 259 BCE, Qin Shi Huang, the first emperor of a unified China, was born. Qin Shi Huang, also known as Shi...
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China Reluctantly Cedes Hong Kong To Britain

Today on January 20, 1841, China cedes Hong Kong to Britain by signing the Chuenpi Convention. The Convention of Chuenpi was the first step towards...
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Chinese Farmers Accidentally Discover The Terracotta Warriors

Today on March 29, 1974, Chinese farmers accidentally stumbled upon fragments of the Terracotta Warriors — one of the greatest archaeological discoveries in history. While...

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