1899: Birthday of General Dong Qiwu.
1927: The first music school was established in China.
1940: Bruce Lee was born in San Francisco.
1958: China's first seafaring vessel was launched.
1988: China's famous philosopher Du Renzhi died.
1994: A catastrophic fire raged in Fuxin City, killing 233 people.
2013: A gasoline leak near the Kunming-Shanghai railway line stranded about 8,000 people at Kunming Railway station.