CIIC:Selected anniversaries/November 3

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Wu Zuoren

1908: Renowned painter Wu Zuoren was born.

1982: Mao Yisheng, Chinese expert on bridge construction and vice chairman of the China Association of Science and Technology, won the title of Foreign Academician, issued by the National Academy of Sciences in the United States.

1987: Yuan Longping was awarded the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Science Prize in recognition of his outstanding contributions in the field of developing hybrid rice.

1987: Famous Chinese litterateur Liang Shiqiu died of illness in Taiwan.