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On 6 June in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 6 JUNE IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on 6 June 2019

1236: Birth of Wen Tianxiang, Chinese Song premier who was executed on January 9, 1283
http://www.chinaknowledge.de/History/Song/personswentianxiang.html

1584: Birth of Yuan Chonghuan, Ming General, executed on September 22, 1630
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yuan_Chonghuan

1644: The Qing dynasty Manchu forces led by the Shunzhi Emperor capture Beijing during the collapse of the Ming dynasty
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Shunzhi_Emperor
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/5553.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shunzhi_Emperor

1900: In China, anti-foreigners Boxers rebels cut off all railroad links between Peking and Tientsin, main port city of Peking

1916: Death of Yuan Shikai, Chinese General and politician who has ruled much of China since 1912, born on September 16, 1859
http://www.chinahighlights.com/travelguide/china-history/yuan-shikai.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/5557.html

1975: Birth of Cheer Chen, Taiwanese singer and musician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cheer_Chen
http://www.flickr.com/groups/cheerchen/

1983: Birth of Guo Jingming; Chinese writer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guo_Jingming
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/entertainment/guojingming/

2012: Leading Chinese dissident Li Wangyang, jailed for more than 22 years after the 1989 Tiananmen democracy protests, died in strange circumstances in central China, his family and rights groups said.
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/06/20126741641903162.html

2013: Nicaragua awards a Chinese company a 100-year concession to build an alternative to the Panama Canal, in a step that looks set to have profound geopolitical ramifications
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/jun/06/nicaragua-china-panama-canal