Historydraft LogoHistorydraft Logo HistorydraftbetaHistorydraft Logo Historydraftbeta

  • New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
    Saturday Dec 3, 1927

    Marcus Garvey

    Garvey was taken by train to New Orleans, where around a thousand supporters saw him onto the SS Saramaca

    New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
    Saturday Dec 3, 1927

    On being released, Garvey was taken by train to New Orleans, where around a thousand supporters saw him onto the SS Saramaca on 3 December. The ship then stopped at Cristóbal in Panama, where supporters again greeted him, but where the authorities refused his request to disembark. He then transferred to the SS Santa Maria, which took him to Kingston.




  • Guangzhou, China
    Sunday Dec 11, 1927

    Chinese Civil War

    Guangzhou Uprising

    Guangzhou, China
    Sunday Dec 11, 1927

    On December 11, the CPC started the Guangzhou Uprising, establishing a soviet there the next day, but lost the city by December 13 to a counter-attack under the orders of General Zhang Fakui.




  • France
    Friday Dec 16, 1927

    Chinese Civil War

    Wang Jingwei fled to France

    France
    Friday Dec 16, 1927

    On December 16, Wang Jingwei fled to France. There were now three capitals in China: the internationally recognized republic capital in Beijing, the CPC and left-wing KMT (Kuomintang) at Wuhan and the right-wing KMT regime at Nanjing, which would remain the KMT capital for the next decade.




<