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Manchuria
Manchuria is a historical name given to a large geographic region in northeast Asia. Depending on the definition of its extent, Manchuria usually falls entirely within the People's Republic of China, or is sometimes divided between China and Russia. The region is commonly referred to as Northeast China...
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1287
6.14.1287
Kublai Khan defeated the force of Nayan and other traditionalist Borjigin princes in East Mongolia and Manchuria.
1626
2.27.1626
Yuan Chonghuan is appointed Governor of Liaodong, after he led the Chinese into a great victory against the Manchurians under Nurhaci.
1894
11.21.1894
Port Arthur massacre: Port Arthur, Manchuria falls to the Japanese, a decisive victory of the First Sino-Japanese War.
1904
2.10.1904
The Russo-Japanese War over Korea and Manchuria begins after the Battle of Port Arthur.
3.4.1904
Russo-Japanese War: Russian troops in Korea retreat toward Manchuria followed by 100,000 Japanese troops.
1909
10.26.1909
Itō Hirobumi, Resident-General of Korea, was shot to death by Korean independence supporter Ahn Jung-geun at the Harbin train station in Manchuria.
1929
7.20.1929
Soviet troops attempt to cross the Amur River into Manchuria near Blagoveschensk as tensions mount between the Soviet Union and the Republic of China.
1931
9.18.1931
The Mukden Incident gives Japan the pretext to invade and occupy Manchuria.
1932
2.18.1932
The Empire of Japan declares Manzhouguo (the obsolete Chinese name for Manchuria) independent from the Republic of China.
1948
11.1.1948
Off southern Manchuria, 6,000 people are killed as a Chinese merchant ship explodes and sinks.