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Murder of Chinese statesman Tang Hualong

Murder of Chinese statesman Tang Hualong in Victoria by a member of the Kuomintang. The Canadian government banned Kuomintang and increased surveillance of Chinese political activities in Canada. (CTC, 105-106)

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Mon, 1918-07-01

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1918

Dart Coon Club formed

Dart Coon Club formed by central members of the Chee Kung Tong (Chinese Freemasons). (CCL, 114)

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Fri, 1915-11-12

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12 November 1915

First graduating class from Chinese Public School

First high school class of twelve students (boys and girls) graduated from the Victoria Chinese Public School.

(CCL, 106; CTC, 95)

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Tue, 1915-06-01

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1915

Victoria Chinese Canadian Club formed

Victoria Chinese Canadian Club (Tongyuanhui, or Common Origin Association) was formed. It was active in social and political issues and raising funds for charitable causes. (CCL, 106). The Chinese Canadian Club was made up of a younger generation of Chinese residents – those born in Canada or having arrived in Canada at an early age, and visitors such as students and mission workers.

(CTC, 98)

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Wed, 1914-07-01

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1914

Dr. Sun Yat-sen forms Chinese Revolutionary Party

Dr. Sun Yat-sen formed the Chinese Revolutionary Party (Zhonghua Gemingtang), the the Kuomintang, or the Chinese Nationalist League, kept its title in Victoria and other North American cities (CCL, 96)

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Mon, 1914-06-01

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June 1914

Han Yuen Club founded

A recreation association called the Han Yuen Club was founded by Victoria Kuomintang members.

(CCL, 96)

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Tue, 1913-07-01

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1913

Yuan Shih Kai bans Kuomintang

President of the Republic of China, Yuan Shih Kai, banned the Kuomintang.

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Tue, 1913-11-04

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4 November 1913

Yuan Shih Kai bans Kuomintang

President of the Republic of China, Yuan Shih Kai, banned the Kuomintang.

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Tue, 1913-11-04

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4 November 1913

Revolutionary Alliance renamed Kuomintang

The Revolutionary Alliance, or Tongmenghui, was renamed the Kuomintang (KMT), or the Chinese Nationalist League, in Victoria and other North American cities (CCL, 96)

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Mon, 1912-07-01

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1912

Republic of China established

The Manchu-ruled Qing government fell in China – the Republic of China was established (CCL, 96)

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Mon, 1912-07-01

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1912