Trisha Shetty

1989 in China

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Centuries:  18th 19th 20th 21st
1989 in China
Decades:  1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s

Events in the year 1989 in the People's Republic of China.

Contents

Incumbents

  • Party General Secretary - Zhao Ziyang until June 24, Jiang Zemin
  • President – Yang Shangkun
  • Premier – Li Peng
  • Congress Chairman - Wan Li
  • Conference Chairman - Li Xiannian
  • May

  • May 14 – Mikhail Gorbachev visits China, the first Soviet leader to do so since the 1960s.
  • May 19 – Tiananmen Square protests of 1989: Zhao Ziyang meets the demonstrators in Tiananmen Square.
  • May 20 – Tiananmen Square protests of 1989: The Chinese government declares martial law in Beijing.
  • May 30 – Tiananmen Square protests of 1989: The 10 m (33 ft) high Goddess of Democracy statue is unveiled in Tiananmen Square by student demonstrators.
  • June

  • June 4 – Tiananmen Square massacre takes place in Beijing on the army's approach to the square, and the final stand-off in the square is covered live on television.
  • June 24 - Jiang Zemin becomes General Secretary of the Communist Party of China.
  • Births

  • Lü Zhiwu
  • Wang Xinnan
  • Zhang Yangyang
  • Li Huzhao
  • Deaths

  • April 15 – Hu Yaobang, General Secretary of the Communist Party of China (born 1915)
  • April 23 - Hu Die, Chinese actress
  • December 5 - Li Keran, a renowned contemporary Chinese painter
  • References

    1989 in China Wikipedia


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