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On 21 June in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 21 JUNE IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on June 21, 2019

1307: Külüg Khan is enthroned as Khagan of the Mongols and Wuzong of the Yuan
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K%C3%BCl%C3%BCg_Khan

1900: Boxer Rebellion. China formally declares war on the United States, Britain, Germany, France and Japan, as an edict issued from the Dowager Empress Cixi

1944 : Japanese troops conquer Changsha China
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Changsha_(1944)
https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1368&dat=19440621&id=XkMxAAAAIBAJ&sjid=LQ4EAAAAIBAJ&pg=5366,4056562&hl=fr
http://old.study-in-china.org/ChinaFeature/History/2011919143518992.htm

1944-06-21 Fall of  Changsha
1965: Birth of Yang Liwei, first Chinese send in space
http://www.astronautix.com/y/yangliwei.html
http://en.people.cn/200310/15/eng20031015_126052.shtml

1989: Chosen by Deng Xiaoping, Jiang Zemin is appointed General Secretary of the Communist Party of China, succeeding Zhao Ziyang who is put under house of arrest
http://factsanddetails.com/china/cat2/sub7/item76.html

Jiang Zemin & Deng

1992: Death of Li Xiannian, Chinese politician, President of the People’s Republic of China (1983-1988), born on June 23, 1909
https://www.wikiwand.com/en/Li_Xiannian
http://www.nytimes.com/1992/06/23/world/li-xiannian-china-ex-president-and-rural-economist-dies-at-82.html
http://articles.latimes.com/1992-06-23/news/mn-1067_1_li-xiannian

Li Xianniang

2003: Beginning of a six-day visit of Indian Premier Atal Behari Vajpayee in China. The first at this level since ten years
http://www.atimes.com/atimes/South_Asia/EF21Df01.html
http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/historic-visit-to-china-by-prime-minister-vajpayee-brings-beijing-and-delhi-closer/1/206119.html
http://www.indiatvnews.com/news/india/modi-inchina-once-when-ex-pm-atal-bihari-vajpayee-visited-china-50681.html

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S_jWH0QzysM

2012: Chinese dissident author Liao Yiwu wins the annual German Book Trade Peace Prize, earning praise for his portrayal of what the judges called “the outcasts of modern China.”
https://www.dw.com/en/chinese-dissident-wins-peace-prize-for-fearless-writing/a-16041212

2014: Thirteen assailants are killed in an attack on a police station in China’s restive western province of Xinjiang
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-27953164
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2014/06/thirteen-shot-dead-after-china-bomb-attack-20146213434779465.html