The Xi'an Incident broke out in 1936
西安事变爆发
   2006-12-12 11:45:18       CRIENGLISH.com

Thought for Today:

It often takes more courage to change one's opinion than to stick to it.
通常改变想法比坚持想法更难。

Today's Highlight in History:

1936:The Xi'an Incident, a great historical event, took place on the morning of December 12th. China was then at a critical juncture in its resistance against the Japanese invaders. Zhang Xueliang and Yang Hucheng, two well-known KMT generals persuaded Chiang Kai-shek him fight against Japan but not the Chinese communists. But Chaing refused. Generals Zhang and Yang ordered their troops to storm Huaquingchi, Chiang Kai-shek's residence in Xi'an, and put him under house arrest.
1936年12月12日早晨,著名的历史事件西安事变爆发。当时中国正处在抗日的关键时期。张学良和杨虎城两位国民党将领试图说服蒋介石联合中国共产党抵抗日本,但是遭到了拒绝。于是两位将军派军队进入蒋介石在西安的寓所华清池,逮捕了他。

1982: $9,800,000 in cash was stolen from money transport car in New York. It became the largest amount of cash that was stolen in American history.
1982年12月12日,纽约的运钞车被盗走980万美元现金,成为美国历史上发生的最大现金盗窃案。



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