Tiananmen Square in Beijing has been the central point for several major historical protests, with their most commonly referred to Chinese name in parentheses.
- May Fourth Movement, Tiananmen Square protests of 1919 (The May Fourth Movement for Science and Democracy)
- Tiananmen Incident, Tiananmen Square protests of 1976 (The April Fifth Movement)
- Tiananmen Square protests of 1989 (The June Fourth Incident, or the 1989 Movement for Democracy)
- Tiananmen Square self-immolation incident, allegedly involving Falun Gong practitioners (23 January 2001)
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