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On 13 June in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 13 JUNE IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on June 13, 2019

1858: The Sino-Russian Treaty of Tianjin is signed. One of several others treaties under the same name with France, Great-Britain and the United States
https://www.historytoday.com/archive/months-past/treaties-tianjin

1900: China’s Boxer Rebellion against foreigners and Chinese Christians erupts into violence in Beijing after Baron von Kettler, the German minister to China killed a man with his walking stic
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Boxer_Rebellion

1905: Birth of  Xian Xinghai, Chinese composer of The Yellow River, who died on October 30, 1945
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xian_Xinghai


http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x396th_yellow-river-lang-lang

1928: Birth of Li Ka-shing, Hongkong billionaire
http://www.woopidoo.com/biography/li-ka-shing/index.htm

1958: China’s first atomic reactor, built with Russian help, begins operating

1969: Soviet Union refuses to resume border talks with China

1978: Death of modern novelist Liu Qing
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/5701.html

2002: François Cheng is the first China-born writer to join the prestigious French Académie Française
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fran%C3%A7ois_Cheng

2002-06-13 François Cheng

2008: China and Taiwan sign a landmark deal on tourism
http://www.kuna.net.kw/ArticlePrintPage.aspx?id=1916385&language=en

2011: Migrant workers clash with police for a third consecutive night outside the southern city of Guangzhou. About 1,000 protesters set fire to cars and damaged government buildings on Sunday night near the city in China’s manufacturing
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-13746989

2014: Chinese police arrest prominent rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang
http://edition.cnn.com/2014/06/13/world/asia/china-human-rights-lawyer-arrest/index.html?hpt=ias_c2

2018: Pan-democrats ejected from Hong Kong’s Legislative Council amid checkpoint debate
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/pan-democrats-ejected-from-hong-kongs-legislative-council-06132018112122.html
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/06/13/five-democrats-kicked-express-rail-joint-checkpoint-debate-bill-reaches-endgame-legislature/
http://news.rthk.hk/rthk/en/video-gallery.htm?vid=1401561