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Mao Zedong - Telegramming The Military Council of The Nanking National Government

Time: Wednesday May 5, 1937

Place: Nanking, Jiangsu, China

Details: Although despising Chiang Kai-shek as a "traitor to the nation", on May 5, he telegrammed the Military Council of the Nanking National Government proposing a military alliance, a course of action advocated by Stalin.



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On This Day - 5 May

Aureus of Augustus, the first Roman Emperor
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Friday May 5, 311 - Serdica (Present-Day Sofia, Bulgeria)
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George Washington
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Friday May 5, 1775 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Napoleon Bonaparte
Saturday May 5, 1821 - Longwood House, Saint Helena
Ottoman Empire Coat of arms
Ottoman Empire-Convention of Kütahya
Sunday May 5, 1833 - Kütahya, Ottoman Empire

May 1937

Battle of Madrid (Spanish Civil War)
Spanish Civil War-May Days
Monday May 3, 1937 - Catalonia, Spain
Ronald Reagan
Ronald Reagan-Enlisted in the Army Enlisted Reserve
Tuesday May 25, 1937 - U.S.
The official opening of the League of Nations.
League of Nations-Egypt became the last state to join the League
Wednesday May 26, 1937 - Geneva, Switzerland
King Edward VIII
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Thursday May 27, 1937 - United Kingdom
Joseph Goebbels
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Friday May 28, 1937 - Berlin, Germany


Indira Gandhi Image
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1937 - Somerville College, Oxford, England
Communist troops in the Battle of Siping - Chinese Civil War Image
Chinese Civil War-Japan launched its full-scale invasion of China
1937 - China
Ronald Reagan
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1937 - U.S.
Martin Bormann
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Friday Jan 1, 1937 - Germany
DC Comics logo
DC Comics-Wheeler-Nicholson had to take Donenfeld on as a partner in order to publish Detective Comics
1937 - U.S.