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  • Sichuan, China
    Wednesday Nov 22, 1911

    Xinhai Revolution

    Sichuan Independence

    Sichuan, China
    Wednesday Nov 22, 1911

    On 22 November, Chengdu and Sichuan began to declare independence.




  • China
    Saturday Nov 22, 2008

    2008 Sichuan earthquake

    More than 90,000 people in total were dead or missing

    China
    Saturday Nov 22, 2008

    Executive vice-governor Wei Hong confirmed on November 21, 2008, that more than 90,000 people in total were dead or missing in the earthquake. He stated that 200,000 homes had been rebuilt, and 685,000 were under reconstruction, but 1.94 million households were still without permanent shelter. 1,300 schools had been reconstructed, with initial relocation of 25 townships, including Beichuan and Wenchuan, two of the most devastated areas. The government spent $441 billion on relief and reconstruction efforts.




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