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  • Guangzhou, China
    Saturday Oct 26, 1895

    Xinhai Revolution

    The First Guangzhou Uprising

    Guangzhou, China
    Saturday Oct 26, 1895

    On 26 October 1895, Yeung Ku-wan and Sun Yat-sen led Zheng Shiliang and Lu Haodong to Guangzhou, preparing to capture Guangzhou in one strike. However, the details of their plans were leaked to the Qing government. The government began to arrest revolutionaries, including Lu Haodong, who was later executed. The first Guangzhou uprising was a failure.




  • Dachang, Shanghai, China
    Tuesday Oct 26, 1937

    Second Sino-Japanese War

    Capturing Dachang

    Dachang, Shanghai, China
    Tuesday Oct 26, 1937

    On October 26, the Japanese Army captured Dachang, an important strong-point within Shanghai.




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