On May 23, 2004, the State Council Information Office issued the White Paper on Regional Ethnic Autonomy in Tibet Autonomous Region. The 12,000-character book is the first white paper issued by the central government to introduce the implementation of the system of Regional Ethnic Autonomy in Tibet and the progress that had made in the past years.
On May 23, 1960, Youth Federation in Tibet Autonomous Region was founded on the basis of Tibet Patriotic Youth Fraternity.
On May 23, 1953, students of Shigatse Primary School officially went to school to begin their study.
On May 23, 1952, the 10th Panchen Erdeni sent a telegram to President Mao Zedong of the Central government on the occasion of the first anniversary of signing the Agreement of the Cental People’s Government and the Local Government of Tibet on Measures for the Peaceful Liberation of Tibet.
On May 23, 1951, the signing ceremony of the Agreement of the Cental People’s Government and the Local Government of Tibet on Measures for the Peaceful Liberation of Tibet was held in the Hall of Diligent Government, Zhongnanhai in Beijing.
On May 23, 1951, Chairman Mao Zedong wrote a letter to the 14th Dalai Lama, saying that the plenipotentiaries of the Central People’s Government and Tibetan regional government, through many friendly negotiations, signed the agreement of peaceful liberation of Tibet, which conforms to interests of people from Tibetan and all nationalities in China.