Today in History

  • 27 May, 2014
  • Editor

On this day in 1937, the Golden Gate Bridge in California opened to pedestrian traffic, creating a vital link between San Francisco and Marin County, California.

On this day in 1968,Taiwan's first kidney transplant operation was performed at the National Taiwan University Hospital.

On this day in 1986, Dragon Quest, the game credited as setting the template for role-playing video games, was released in Japan.

On this day in 2008, ruling Kuomintang Chairman Wu Poh-hsiung visited China and met Hu Jintao, general secretary of the Communist Party of China, in the first dialogue between the ruling parties of Taiwan and China in over a decade.


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