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On 5 June in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 5 JUNE IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on 5 June 2018

301: Sima Lun, Chinese usurper of the Jin Dynasty from February 3 to May 30, 301, is forced to commit suicide by poisoning, born in 249
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sima_Lun

1640: Birth of Pu Songling, Chinese writer who died on February 25, 1715
http://thebiography.us/en/pu-songling

1644: A the request of  Ming general and ally Wu Sangui, the Manchu forces capture Beijing from Li Zicheng Chinese rebels

1939: Death of Xu Shichang, president of the Republic of China from 1918 to 1922, born on October 20, 1855 http://editthis.info/kaiserreich/Xu_Shichang
http://www.thechinastory.org/ritp/hsu-shih-chang-xu-shichang-%E5%BE%90%E4%B8%96%E6%98%8C/

1941: Four thousands Chongqing residents are asphyxiated in a bomb shelter during the bombing of Chongqing by the Japanese
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bombing_of_Chongqing#cite_note-Moser-2

1989: The Tank Man halts the progress of a column of advancing tanks for over half an hour after the Tiananmen Square protest
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tank_Man
http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x5oya1_the-tank-man_news

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mrQqDqOx3KY

1996: Vice-president Lien Chan, 59, is reelected as Prime minister of Taiwan
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/661500.stm

2012: China and Russia reinforce their opposition to foreign intervention in Syria, as Russian President Vladimir Putin arrives in Beijing.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-18327632
http://www.france24.com/en/20120605-putin-beijing-regional-security-talks-chinese-leaders-hu-jintao-china-russia-shanghai-cooperation