2000 in China

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2000
in
China

Decades:
See also:Other events of 2000
History of China  • Timeline  • Years

The following lists events that happened during 2000 in China.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

January[edit]

  • January 14 – 2000 Yunnan earthquake: An earthquake measuring 5.9 in magnitude occurred in the Yunnan province in southwest China, killing 7 people and injuring at least 2,528 more. Almost 41,000 homes were levelled by the earthquake.

October[edit]

  • October 28 - Jiang Zemin berated Hong Kong journalist Sharon Cheung.

December[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

  • January 8 – Ray Huang, a Chinese historian and philosopher (born 1918)
  • May 22 – Zhao Puchu, Chinese Buddhist leader and social activists (born 1907)
  • June 23 – Geng Biao, Chinese revolutionary, military strategist and diplomat (born 1909)

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