World History Moment - January 20, 1841, the British take Hong Kong

World History Moment - January 20, 1841, the British take Hong Kong
World History Moment - January 20, 1841, the British take Hong Kong

World History Moment - January 20, 1841, the British take Hong Kong

Combined forces of the Chinese Armed Forces stand at attention, under the Chinese and British flags during the ceremony marking the handover of Hong Kong to China on Tuesday July 1, 1997. (POOL/Dylan Martinez)