This annoyed me quite a bit. No I don’t. Most people probably don’t.
It’s the date of Tiananmen Square.
9/11 is a bit of a weird case in that the name of the event is also the event itself... that usually does not happen.
Please label your dates folks (except 9/11 I guess...)
Since the blog is in English, a "translation" might have been helpful; but since he goes so much into Mandarin, perhaps he assumes his readers are already familiar with the Chinese name.
And who's buried in Grant's Tomb?
As the song goes: "Remember remember the fith of November", but I don't remember the 9th.
...supposedly universal cultural references are hard :-)
Cool. You're on a computer. Look it up. Now you know (probably better than if they had just said it outright).
Why do so many people here choose to fill the comment sections with gripes about minor imperfections in articles, when those imperfections don't take away from the article as a whole? Especially when there's so much else worth discussing here.
Contextually it's more than obvious for anyone even casually familiar with Chinese history which the audience would be.