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  • Korea
    Monday Jun 4, 1894

    First Sino-Japanese War

    Violating The Convention of Tientsin

    Korea
    Monday Jun 4, 1894

    On June 4, the Korean king, Gojong, requested aid from the Qing government in suppressing the Donghak Rebellion. Although the rebellion was not as serious as it initially seemed and hence Qing reinforcements were not necessary, the Qing government still sent the General Yuan Shikai as its plenipotentiary to lead 2,800 troops to Korea.




  • Dunkirk, France
    Tuesday Jun 4, 1940

    Winston Churchill

    Operation Dynamo

    Dunkirk, France
    Tuesday Jun 4, 1940

    Operation Dynamo, the evacuation of 338,226 Allied servicemen from Dunkirk, ended on Tuesday, 4 June when the French rearguard surrendered. The total was far in excess of expectations and it gave rise to a popular view that Dunkirk had been a miracle, and even a victory. Churchill himself referred to "a miracle of deliverance" in his "we shall fight on the beaches" speech to the Commons that afternoon, though he shortly reminded everyone that: "We must be very careful not to assign to this deliverance the attributes of a victory. Wars are not won by evacuations". The speech ended on a note of defiance coupled with a clear appeal to the United States: We shall go on to the end. We shall fight in France, we shall fight on the seas and oceans, we shall fight with growing confidence and growing strength in the air. We shall defend our Island, whatever the cost may be. We shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills. We shall never surrender, and even if, which I do not for a moment believe, this Island or a large part of it were subjugated and starving, then our Empire beyond the seas, armed and guarded by the British Fleet, would carry on the struggle, until, in God's good time, the New World, with all its power and might, steps forth to the rescue and the liberation of the old.




  • Midway Atoll, U.S.
    Thursday Jun 4, 1942

    World War II

    Battle of Midway

    Midway Atoll, U.S.
    Thursday Jun 4, 1942

    In June, Japan put its operations into action, but the Americans, having broken Imperial Japanese Navy in the battle of Midway, which took place between 4 to 7 June 1942.




  • Midway Atoll
    Thursday Jun 4, 1942

    Hirohito

    The Battle of Midway

    Midway Atoll
    Thursday Jun 4, 1942

    In the first six months of war, all the major engagements had been victories. Japanese advances were stopped in the summer of 1942 with the battle of Midway and the landing of the American forces on Guadalcanal and Tulagi in August.




  • Rome, Italy
    Sunday Jun 4, 1944

    World War II

    Rome was captured

    Rome, Italy
    Sunday Jun 4, 1944

    The Allied offensives in Italy had succeeded and, at the expense of allowing several German divisions to retreat, on 4 June Rome was captured.




  • Yugoslavia
    Monday Jun 4, 1945

    Josip Broz Tito

    Tito met with the president of the Bishops' Conference of Yugoslavia

    Yugoslavia
    Monday Jun 4, 1945

    Prime Minister Josip Broz Tito met with the president of the Bishops' Conference of Yugoslavia, Aloysius Stepinac on 4 June 1945, two days after his release from imprisonment. The two could not reach an agreement on the state of the Catholic Church. Under Stepinac's leadership, the bishops' conference released a letter condemning alleged Partisan war crimes in September 1945.




  • Algeria
    Wednesday Jun 4, 1958

    Algerian War

    I have understood you

    Algeria
    Wednesday Jun 4, 1958

    On his June 4 trip to Algeria, de Gaulle calculatedly made an ambiguous and broad emotional appeal to all the inhabitants, declaring, "Je vous ai compris" ("I have understood you").


  • Vienna, Austria
    Sunday Jun 4, 1961

    John F. Kennedy

    Khrushchev meeting

    Vienna, Austria
    Sunday Jun 4, 1961

    On June 4, 1961, the president met with Khrushchev in Vienna and left the meetings angry and disappointed that he had allowed the premier to bully him, despite the warnings he had received.


  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Monday Jun 4, 1962

    Neil Armstrong

    Armstrong applied to become an Astronaut

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Monday Jun 4, 1962

    Armstrong visited the Seattle World's Fair in May 1962, and attended a conference there on space exploration that was co-sponsored by NASA. After he returned from Seattle on June 4, he applied to become an astronaut.


  • Iran
    Tuesday Jun 4, 1963

    Ruhollah Khomeini

    Detained

    Iran
    Tuesday Jun 4, 1963

    On 5 June 1963 (15 of Khordad) at 3:00 am, two days after this public denunciation of the Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Khomeini was detained in Qom and transferred to Tehran.


  • Chengdu, Sichuan, China
    Sunday Jun 4, 1989

    1989 Tiananmen Square protests

    The Police forcibly broke up the student demonstration

    Chengdu, Sichuan, China
    Sunday Jun 4, 1989

    On the morning of 4 June, police forcibly broke up the student demonstration taking place in Chengdu's main square. The resulting violence killed eight people, and injured hundreds.


  • China
    Sunday Jun 4, 1989

    1989 Tiananmen Square protests

    The End of a period of relative press freedom in china

    China
    Sunday Jun 4, 1989

    The suppression on June 4 marked the end of a period of relative press freedom in China and media workers—both foreign and domestic—faced heightened restrictions and punishment in the aftermath of the crackdown. State media reports in the immediate aftermath were sympathetic to the students. As a result, those responsible were all later removed from their posts.


  • U.S.
    Monday Jun 4, 1990

    Marlon Brando

    Son murdering daughter's boyfriend

    U.S.
    Monday Jun 4, 1990

    Later Life Brando had Fewer roles seemed to be in retirement. However, He experienced a tragedy case that his son killed his daughter's boyfriend.


  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Friday Jun 4, 1993

    Bosnian War

    The UN Security Council passed Resolution 836

    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Friday Jun 4, 1993

    On 4 June 1993, the UN Security Council passed Resolution 836 authorising the use of force by UNPROFOR in the protection of the safe zones.


  • Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
    Monday Jun 4, 2012

    Ronaldinho

    To Mineiro

    Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
    Monday Jun 4, 2012

    Ronaldinho helped Atlético win the Campeonato Mineiro and led the club to its first title of the Copa Libertadores.


  • England, United Kingdom
    Monday Jun 4, 2012

    Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

    Philip was taken from Windsor Castle to King Edward VII's Hospital suffering from a bladder infection

    England, United Kingdom
    Monday Jun 4, 2012

    On 4 June 2012, during the celebrations in honor of his wife's Diamond Jubilee, Philip was taken from Windsor Castle to King Edward VII's Hospital suffering from a bladder infection. He was released from the hospital on 9 June. After a recurrence of infection in August 2012, while staying at Balmoral Castle, he was admitted to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary for five nights as a precautionary measure.


  • U.S.
    Tuesday Jun 4, 2013

    DC Comics

    DC unveiled two new digital comic innovations to enhance interactivity: DC2 and DC2 Multiverse

    U.S.
    Tuesday Jun 4, 2013

    On June 4, 2013, DC unveiled two new digital comic innovations to enhance interactivity: DC2 and DC2 Multiverse. DC2 layers dynamic artwork onto digital comic panels, adding a new level of dimension to digital storytelling, while DC2 Multiverse allows readers to determine a specific story outcome by selecting individual characters, storylines and plot developments while reading the comic, meaning one digital comic has multiple outcomes. DC2 will first appear in the upcoming digital-first title, Batman '66, based on the 1960s television series and DC2 Multiverse will first appear in Batman: Arkham Origins, a digital-first title based on the video game of the same name.


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