CIIC:Selected anniversaries/November 17

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Zheng Fengrong broke the women's high jump world record.

1019: Birthday of northern Song Dynasty historian Sima Guang

1843: According to the Treaty of Nanjing, Shanghai was opened as a trade port. From then on, Sino-foreign trade gradually moved from Guangzhou to Shanghai. Shanghai became the trade center between China and foreign countries.

1957: Zheng Fengrong broke the women's high jump world record.

1989: The first MiNi supercomputer NS1000, co-developed by the Beijing Communication Corporation and computer department of Peking University (now merged into the School of Electronics Engineering and Computer Science of Peking University), came out.

1992: Famous Chinese writer Lu Yao died.

2001: Zhongguancun Science City was co-developed by the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Beijing city government.