Macao handover in 1999
澳门回归
   2006-12-20 11:28:50       CRIENGLISH.com

Thought for Today:

Don't tell me how talented you are. Tell me how hard you work. - Artur Rubenstein
不要跟我说你有多聪明,告诉我你有多用功。--阿瑟·鲁宾斯坦

Today's Highlight in History:

1982: Polish-born American pianist Artur Rubenstein died on December 20 at the age of 95. He was best known for his performances of Chopin and his championing of Spanish music.
1982年12月30日,美籍波兰钢琴家阿瑟·鲁宾斯坦逝世,享年95岁。他以演奏肖邦的曲目和拥护西班牙音乐而闻名。

1999:The Portuguese government transferred sovereignty over Macau to the People's Republic of China on December 20. Macao was the oldest European colony in China, dating back to the 16th century.
1999年12月20日,葡萄牙政府把澳门行使主权还给中国。澳门是欧洲在中国占领的最早期殖民地,可以追溯到16世纪。



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