Sunday, August 6, 2017

This Day in 1989: September 26, 1989, NYC Names "Tiananmen Square Corner"

On September 26, 1989, New York City Mayor Edward Koch signed a bill from the city council to officially naming the northeast corner of the intersection between West 42nd Street and 12th Avenue as the "Tiananmen Square Corner". The location is the site of the Chinese consulate in the city.

The Chinese consule submitted a letter protesting this "interference of China's internal affairs."

Days of 1989

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