Chinese Events on this day

Year of the ...

Year of the ...

Culture

Most people are familiar with the twelve years and their animals. Chinese astrology places emphasis on the year of birth rather than the month of birth and so all people born in a particular year share some characteristics. Even to this day couples have delayed the birth of a child so it would fall in a 'lucky' year.
Japan and China

Japan and China

China

History of the often difficult relations between China and Japan. With the Japanese occupation of China 1937-45 and continued U.S. support for Japan has led to continuing frictions between governments and peoples.

The illustrious Ming

It was during the Ming dynasty that China achieved many accomplishments: a vast fleet sailed the seas and made many dicoveries.; an encylopedia of the accumulated knowledge was distilled into 11,000 chapers; trade with America brought in new vegetables and cotton that were widely grown.
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For a full year's view please see our 2016 calendar.

For a description of the Chinese lunar calendar system please see our Chinese calendar page.

We have a calendar for the whole year 2016 that you can download and print click here.

Guangdong, Guangzhou, modern housing, road
Modern highway and buildings, Guangzhou, Guangdong
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