Chiang Kai-shek made a statement at Lushan, announcing armed resistance to the Japanese aggression.
Mao Zedong met Edgar Snow, a famous American writer and journalist. That was their first meeting.
Chinese paratroopers landed in Kaiping of Guangdong Province and launched an attack on Japanese troops, marking the first time for Chinese parachute troops to join the war.
The Japanese Government Issued Statement on Sending Soldiers to North China
Zhu De Sent Messages to Zhou Enlai about Work Regarding Overseas Chinese
The day after the Lugou Bridge Incident, the Communist Party of China released an open telegram to the nation.
Japanese imperialists created the Lugouqiao incident. Chinese army put up stiff resistance, marking the start of a nationwide War of Resistance against Japanese Aggression.
The Japanese army announced the blockade of Hong Kong.
The Central Committee of the Communist Party of China made the decision to organize an International United Front against Fascism.
United States Army Air Forces bombers launched the first air raids on the Japanese home island of Kyushu from bases in China.
"China Defense League" was founded in Hong Kong with Song Qingling as its chairman.