Hong Kong Background
Occupied By The Uk In 1841, Hong Kong Was Formally Ceded By China The Following Year; Various Adjacent Lands Were Added Later In The 19Th Century
The History of Hong Kong, a coastal island located off the southern coast of
China, began with its incorporation into the erstwhile Chinese empire during the
Hong Kong's rich history, with its interesting tales of marauding pirates, powerful
clans and European traders, has helped carve out its future as Asia's world city.
A chronology of key events in the history of Hong Kong from 1842 to the present.
12th century – Hong Kong
is a sparsely populated area dominated by the Five Clans – Hau, Tang, Liu, Man and Pang.
1276 – The Song Dynasty, retreating from marauding Mongol hordes, moves its court to Hong Kong
. 1841 – A landing party raises the British flag at Possessio... More »
Key Events and Dates in Hong Kong's History--From Founding of Country Up To
... Prior to the arrival of the British, Hong Kong was a small fishing community ...
History. In the very long scale of history, Hong Kong as we know it today has
existed for a mere blink of an eye. But there was a lot going on in the region
On this day in History, Hong Kong ceded to the British on Jan 20, 1841. Learn
more about what happened today on History.
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Feb 5, 2014 ... An excellent documentary about Hong Kong's fascinating history right before
Hong Kong's 1997 return to Chinese sovereignty. The film was ...
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