Today in History: June 2nd is the 153rd day of the year (154 in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 212 days left until the end of the year.
There are several notable events that occurred on June 2 throughout history, and that is why it is an important day in Indian and world history.
If you are wondering what happened today in History? Then you are in the right place. On this day, there are several notable events that have occurred throughout Indian and world history.
In this article, we have compiled a list of the important things that happened around the world on June 2. Check it out:
Today In History: What Happened On This Day In Indian History Events
Telangana Training Day – June 2
Telangana Formation Day is celebrated on June 2 every year to commemorate the formation of the Indian state of Telangana. Telangana is India’s 29th state, having been officially formed on June 2, 2014, after seceding from Andhra Pradesh.
American Indian Citizenship Day – June 2
American Indian Citizenship Day is celebrated on June 2. It was on this day in 1924 that the Indian Citizenship Act of Congress granted citizenship to all American Indians born in the US. The day celebrates the history, heritage, and culture of American Indian tribes across the country.
1999 – Bhutan Broadcasting Service started
BBS, the Bhutan Broadcasting Service, is the most influential national public service broadcaster and media organization in the country. The National Television service was inaugurated on June 2, 1999, coinciding with the celebration of the Silver Jubilee of His Majesty the IV King.
What happened in world history on June 2
International Day of Sex Workers – June 2
International Sex Workers Day, also known as International Whore Day, is celebrated annually on June 2. This day serves as an occasion to advocate for the rights and well-being of sex workers around the world.
1896- First patent for Wireless Telegraphy
On June 2, Marconi filed for his first patent for a wireless invention. That patent No. 12039 of 1896 described the use of Marconi’s sensitive tube receiver, or coherer, grounded and elevated antenna and the timing of the transmitter and receiver circuits with each other.
1953- Coronation Ceremony
Queen Elizabeth II’s coronation took place at Westminster Abbey, London, England.
Today’s highlights in history:
– In 1924, Congress passed, and President Calvin Coolidge signed it, a measure that guaranteed full United States citizenship to all Native Americans born within the territorial limits of the United States.
– In 1941, the “Iron Horse” of baseball, Lou Gehrig, died in New York of a degenerative disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; he was 37
– In 1961, the playwright and director George S. Kaufman, aged 71, died in New York.
– In 1962, Soviet forces opened fire on striking workers in the Russian city of Novocherkassk; a retired general in 1989 put the death toll at 22 to 24.
– In 1966, the US space probe Surveyor 1 landed on the moon and began transmitting detailed photographs of the lunar surface.
– In 1979, Pope John Paul II arrived in his native Poland in the first visit by a Pope to a communist country.
– In 1981, Nintendo released the Japanese video game “Donkey Kong”.
– In 1999, South Africans went to the polls in their second post-apartheid election, handing the African National Congress a decisive victory; Outgoing President Nelson Mandela was succeeded by Thabo Mbeki (TAH’-boh um-BEH’-kee).
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In addition to these historic events on June 2, there are also the birthdays and deaths of several notable people that you should know about.
Birthdays of famous people on June 2
1956 – Mani Ratnam’s birth anniversary
Mani Ratnam is an acclaimed Indian film director, screenwriter and producer, known primarily for his work in Tamil and Hindi cinema. He was born on June 2, 1956 in Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India.
1987 – Sonakshi Sinha’s Birthday
Sonakshi Sinha is an Indian actress and model who mainly works in Hindi films. She was born on June 2, 1987 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India. She is the daughter of Shatrughan Sinha and Poonam Sinha.
Anniversary of the death of famous people on June 2
1988 – Raj Kapoor’s death anniversary
Raj Kapoor was an iconic Indian film actor, director and producer, widely regarded as one of the greatest actors in the history of Indian cinema. He was born on December 14, 1924 in Kapoor Haveli, Peshawar, British India (now Pakistan), and died on June 2, 1988 in Mumbai, India.
Important days in June 2023 India
|June 2023 Important Days||Important events in May|
|June 1||world milk day|
|June 1||World Parents Day|
|June 2nd||Telangana Training Day|
|June 2nd||International Day of Sex Workers|
|3 of June||World bicycle Day|
|June 4||International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression|
|5th June||World Environment Day|
|June 7th||World Food Safety Day|
|8 of June||World Brain Tumor Day|
|8 of June||world oceans day|
|June 12||World Day Against Child Labor|
|June 13th||International Albinism Awareness Day|
|June 14th||World Blood Donor Day|
|June, 15||World Elder Abuse Awareness Day|
|June, 15||World Wind Day|
|June 16||Guru Arjan Dev Day of Martyrdom|
|June 17||World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought|
|June 18||International Picnic Day|
|June 18||Autistic Pride Day|
|June 18||Father’s Day (third Sunday in June)|
|June 19||World Sickle Cell Awareness Day|
|June 19||World Walk Day|
|June 20th||world refugee day|
|June 21||World Music Day|
|June 21||International Day of Yoga|
|June 23||International Olympic Day|
|June 23||International Widows Day|
|June 23||United Nations Civil Service Day|
|June 26||International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking|
|June 29||National Statistics Day|
|June 30th||World Asteroid Day|
List of important days by month 2023
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