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June 4, 2019 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • Biggest protests in Prague since the fall of communism by tens of thousands against Prime Minister Andrej Babis' use of EU subsidies
  • Deforestation of the Amazon forest in Brazil the fastest for a decade as 740 square kilometers cleared in 30 days according to Brazilian space research institute
  • Former US school security guard Scot Peterson arrested and charged with neglect of a child and culpable negligence for not confronting gunman during Parkland school massacre in a landmark case
  • Movement in Japan to end compulsory wearing of high heels in works places behind hashtag #KuToo

Tiananmen Square MassacreTiananmen Square Massacre

Over 100,000 people mark the 30th anniversary of Beijing's Tiananmen Square Massacre in Hong Kong and around the world
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Shopping bags in hand, an unknown protester stands in front of a line of tanks in Tiananmen Square
Shopping bags in hand, an unknown protester stands in front of a line of tanks in Tiananmen Square
  • Professional gambler James Holzhauer's 32-game winning steak ends on "Jeopardy" just short of Ken Jenning's record $2.52m earnings

Deaths in History

  • Jiggs Kalra, Indian food writer "Czar of Indian cuisine", dies at 72