On 4 June in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 4 JUNE IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on 4 June 2019

781 BC: First total solar eclipse reliably recorded by Chinese

907: Zhu Quanzhong usurps power, putting an end to the Tang dynasty
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhu_Quanzhong
https://www.ancient.eu/Tang_Dynasty/

1135: Death, in captivity, of Huizong, the eighth Song dynasty emperor, born on November 2, 1082
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Huizong_of_Song_China
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/5129.html

1928: Zhang Zuolin, warlord of Mandchuria, is assassinated by Japanese agent and is succeeded by his son Zhang Xueliang
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhang_Zuolin
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4995.html

1960: The Taiwan island of Quemoy is hit by 500 artillery shells fired from the coast of Communist China

1984: Birth of Rainie Yang, Taiwanese singer and actress
http://yummycelebrities.com/2006/03/31/rainie-yang/

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mebzXfWi87E

1989: In Beijing, the Chinese troops clear the Tian’anmen Square from pro-democracy demonstrators in a massacre


 
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/june/4/newsid_2496000/2496277.stm
http://www.cnd.org/June4th/


http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x1tfel_june-4-1989-tiananmen-square-massac_events
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/tankman/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SeoMn1DeUek

1989: In Beijing Great Wall, a policeman shoots and wounds Chinese Premier Li Peng
http://www.nytimes.com/1989/06/06/world/crackdown-in-beijing-paper-in-hong-kong-says-li-is-wounded.html

2005: Chang Chun-hsiung, former premier of Taiwan (2000-2002), succeeds Koo Chen-fu (dead) as chairman of the Straits Exchange Foundation, in charge of the relations with China
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chang_Chun-hsiung

2009: An estimated 150,000 people gathered in Victoria Park for the annual event, which was addressed by one of the 1989 student leaders, Xiong Yan. Other Tiananmen veterans were banned from entering the territory
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8083569.stm

2014: Tens of thousands gathered at a central Hong Kong park on Wednesday to mark the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown, even as a stifling security presence in Beijing and elsewhere in mainland China appeared to forestall protests
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/hongkong/10875832/Thousands-gather-in-Hong-Kong-to-remember-Tiananmen-killings.html
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/05/world/asia/crowds-gather-in-hong-kong-to-mark-25th-anniversary-of-tiananmen-killings.html?_r=0
http://www.theguardian.com/world/gallery/2014/jun/04/hong-kong-commemorates-tiananmen-square-anniversary-in-pictures
http://www.voanews.com/content/tens-of-thousands-stage-tiananmen-anniversary-vigil-in-hong-kong/1929240.html



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