The timeline of the Pro-Democracy Demonstrations that took place in China in The Spring of 1989

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The timeline of the Pro-Democracy Demonstrations that took place in China in The Spring of 1989:From the Death of Hu Yaobang on April 15 to the Tiananmen Square Massacre on June 4, 1989

 

April 15 . Disgraced party leader Hu Yaobang dies

April 18 . 2,000 Chinese students demonstrate in Beijing's Tiananmen Square . 1,500 in Shanghai

April 19 . 5,0000 students march through the streets of Beijing . 300 students are driven away from Communist Party Headquarters.

April 20 . 40,000 Chinese students rally in Beijing . 3,000 demonstrate in Shanghai .

April 21 . Students march through Tiananmen Square.

April 22 . 100,000 Chinese student and sympathizers demonstrate in Beijing . protesters and police clash in Xian .

April 24 . Thousands of Chinese students boycott classes .

April 27 . 200,000 Chinese March to Tiananmen Square .

May 1 . Chinese leaders celebrate May Day .

May 3 . Chinese leader reject student demands.

May 4 . Thousands of Pro-Democracy students march through the streets .

May 6 . Chinese students vote to continue to boycott classes .

May 13 . 1,000 students launch a hunger strike in Beijing .

May 15 . Gorbachev meets with Chinese officials . 2,000 in hunger strike in Beijing . 30,000 protesters in Beijing . 200,000 Chinese students and workers occupy Central Beijing .

May 16 . Close to 1 million gather in Beijing to protest for reform .

May 17 . 1,000,000 Chinese demonstrate in 20 other cities for democracy .

May 18 . More protest in Beijing .

May 20 . Chinese leader declare Martial Law in China . Beijing protester defy Martial Law .

May 21 . 200,000 students and Pro-Democracy demonstrator pack Tiananmen Square .

May 22 . Chinese students form a human barricade around soldiers .

May 23 . Hundreds of thousands protest in Tiananmen Square .

May 24 . Protest continue . 100,000 march in Canton .

May 25 Protest continue.

May 26 . 20,000 occupy Tiananmen Square.

May 27 . Protest continue in Beijing .

May 28 . 100,000 rally in Beijing .

May 29 . Crowds put up a Statue of Democracy modeled after the Statue of Liberty .

May 30 . 11 protesters arrested .

May 31 . 4,000 march in Pro-Government rally . 

June 3 . Riot police use tear gas against protesters .

June 4 . Chinese troops shoot their way into Tiananmen Square killing score of students .

June 5 . Chinese Troops surround Beijing campus . Protest in Shanghai against the Tiananmen Square Massacre of students . shootings continue in the streets . Students rally at the Chinese Embassy in Washington D.C. , Pittsburgh , Penn State College , and other places against the Tiananmen Square Massacre.

June 6 . Thousands of students and workers take to the capital of Xian . Demonstrations in Chengdu . Students block the center of Changsha . Guangdong at a standstill . Students and workers stop movement of trains in Wuhan .

June 7 . Riots in Hong Kong .

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