The Chinese Victory over Japan Day (on September 3 every year) is a name chosen for the day China won the War of Resistance against Japanese Aggression and subsequent anniversaries of that event. The term has been applied to the day after September 2, 1945, when the signing of the surrender document occurred.
In the Red Army period, Mao Zedong's wife He Zizhen was a legendary woman. In 1925, 16-year-old He Zizhen became the first female party member and the first woman minister in Yongxin County, Jiangxi Province, and also led the Yongxin riots when she was 17 years old. After the failure of the Revolution, she fought in Jinggangshan, and become the first female soldier in Jinggangshan. There, the 18-year-old He Zizhen met the 34-year-old Mao Zedong and they fell in love and married in 1928. In October 1934, she and Mao took part in the famous Long March.
The May 4th Movement which broke out in 1919 was a great anti-imperialist, anti-feudal revolutionary movement. It marked the beginning of the new-democratic revolution in China.
The Revolution of 1911, or the Xinhai Revolution, began as the Wuchang Uprising in 1911. It resulted in the abdication of the child emperor Puyi on February 12, 1912 and the establishment of the Republic of China.
After the Nanchang Uprising on August 1, 1927, Zhu De and Chen Yi led military troops to southern Hunan Province in mid-January, 1928.
The long March is a heroic and epic story. Edgar Snow, the earliest reporter of the Long March, in his book "Red Star Over China", said: "One day someone will write this exciting epic." After much investigation I started this bold attempt to use poetic language to describe the Long March.
For a country with a five-thousand-year history, 90 years is not a long period, but the 90 years from 1921 to 2011 has seen remarkable changes that have completely improved the lives of all Chinese people.
As the Communist Party of China celebrates its 90th anniversary, David Bartram explains how it has navigated political and economic twists and turns to reach its dominant position today.
1921: Founding of the Communist Party of China