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90th anniversary of May 4th

China marks 90th anniversary of "May Fourth Movement"

About 3,000 delegates from across the country attended a grand gathering here Monday, the Chinese Youth Day, to mark the 90th anniversary of the "May Fourth Movement."Full story

BACKGROUND

Origins of Chinese Youth Day

Chinese Youth Day was established in December 1949 to commemorate the beginning of the May 4th Movement in 1919.

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Backgrounder: Origins of Chinese Youth Day

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