1860: The Qing Government of China and Britain signed the Convention of Peking.
1898: Marshal Peng Dehuai was born.
1958: North Korean Prime Minister Kim Il Sung held a state banquet in honor of the Chinese volunteer soldiers who were leaving North Korea for home.
2007: Chang'e 1, an un-manned lunar orbiter, was successfully launched at Xichang Satellite Launch Center. It sent back lunar photos and relative statistics.