CIIC:Selected anniversaries/November 9
1988: The "Mainland Affairs Council of the Executive Yuan" of Taiwan approved compatriots from the mainland to enter the island to console local relatives who are ill or losing family members. But the Taiwan authority banned the visits of CPC members.
1989: Deng Xiaoping's application for resigning from the post of Chairman of the Central Military Commission was approved at the fifth plenary session of the 13th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC).
2000: The Chronological Table of Xia, Shang and Zhou Dynasties was officially published.