Raúl Castro, Tiananmen Square, Ruhollah Khomeini

On this day: June 3
Trade unionists in Vanuatu found the Vanuatu Labour Party (1987)

The government of The People's Republic of China sends troops to force protesters out of Tiananmen Square after seven weeks of occupation (1989)

President Barack Obama visits with King Abdullah in Saudi Arabia on his way to Cairo, Egypt to make a speech introducing himself as POTUS to the Muslim world (2009)

b: Martin Gottfried Weiss (1905), Raúl Castro (1931); d: Hristo Botev (1876), Ruhollah Khomeini (1989), Jack Kevorkian (2011)

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