23 Mar 1935

  • Kong Xiangxi announced the nationalization of the Bank of China and the Bank of Communications. He also demanded his brother-in-law and former Minister of Finance Song Ziwen to become the Chairman of the Board and General Manager of the Bank of China, but ultimately Song would only assume the position of Chairman of the Board. ww2dbase [Kong Xiangxi | CPC]
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  • US President Franklin Roosevelt approved the Constitution of the Republic of the Philippines. ww2dbase [Franklin Roosevelt | Washington | CPC]

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis

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