3rd JUNE ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY

June 3rd ~ This Day in History video by History.com ~ 1989 : Crackdown at Tiananmen began : With protests for democratic reforms entering the 7th week, the Chinese government authorized its soldiers and tanks to reclaim Beijing’s Tiananmen Square at all costs on the 3rd June 1989. By nightfall on the 4th June,  Chinese troops had forcibly cleared the square, killing hundreds and arresting thousands of demonstrators and suspected dissidents. | & more about history on this day in the video…