May 29, 1922, May 29 Incident happened in Macao. Due to a conflict between Chinese and Portugese, Portugese policemen suppressed demonstrated Chinese workers and caused about 200 victims. For this incident for a while a lot of Chinese emigranted to Mainland, and the population of Macao once decreased to less than 30% before the Incident. The background of this incident was the disagreement regarding Macao's Sovereignty since both China and Portugal overthrew monarch in the early 20th century. This problem was not solved until the late 20th century. Regarding China's negotiations about Macao, you may refer to our compiled archives: Special Archives on Macao.
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