Today in History: June 6th is the 157th day of the year (158 in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 208 days left until the end of the year.
There are several notable events that occurred on June 6 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 6. Check it out:
Today In History: What Happened On This Day In Indian History Events
1674 – Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj was crowned King of the Maratha Empire
Shivaji was crowned king of the Maratha Empire in a lavish ceremony on June 6, 1674 at the Raigad fort. In the Hindu calendar it was the 13th day of the first fortnight of the month of Jyeshtha in the year 1596.
1981 – Bihar train disaster
A passenger train traveling between Mansi and Saharsa, India, jumps the tracks on a bridge across the Bagmati River. The government puts the official death toll at 268 plus another 300 missing; however, the death toll is generally believed to be closer to 1,000.
1984 – The Indian army storms the Golden Temple
Operation Blue Star to eliminate militant religious leader Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale and his followers hiding in the buildings of the Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple) complex in Amritsar, Punjab has ended.
1997 – ‘Bistek’, an economic cooperation group, is formed
India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Thailand founded BIST-EC (Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka and Thailand Economic Cooperation) through the Bangkok Declaration.
2004 – Tamil established as a “classical language”
Tamil is established as a “classical language” by the President of India, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, in a joint session of the two houses of the Indian Parliament.
What happened in world history on June 6
1683 – The world’s first university museum opens in Oxford, England.
Ashmolean, the world’s first university museum, opens in Oxford, England.
1982 – Israeli forces invade Lebanon
The 1982 Lebanon War was sparked by the attack on the Israeli ambassador, Shlomo Argov, in London on June 3. Thousands of civilians died during the war, which lasted for three years.
1984 – The video game Tetris is published
Russian computer engineer Alexey Pajitnov created the puzzle game. With more than 100 million copies sold, it is one of the most successful video games in history.
1946 – The National Basketball Association (NBA) is founded
The NBA, which comprises teams in the United States and Canada, is considered the world’s premier men’s professional basketball league.
1944 – D-Day: The Allies storm the Normandy coast
On June 6, 1944, the Supreme Allied Commander, General Dwight D. Eisenhower, gives the green light to the largest amphibious military operation in history: Operation Overlord, the Allied invasion of northern France, commonly known as the Day d.
Today’s highlights in history:
– In 1912, Novarupta, a volcano on the Alaska Peninsula, began a three-day eruption, spewing ash as high as 100,000 feet; it was the most powerful volcanic eruption of the 20th century and is among the largest in recorded history.
– In 1934, the Securities and Exchange Commission was established.
– In 1939, the first Little League game was played when Lundy Lumber defeated the Lycoming Dairy 23-8 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania.
– In 1968, Senator Robert F. Kennedy died at Good Samaritan Hospital in Los Angeles, 25 and a half hours after he was shot by Sirhan Bishara Sirhan.
– In 1977, a sharply divided US Supreme Court struck down a Louisiana law that imposed an automatic death sentence on defendants convicted of the first-degree murder of a police officer.
– In 1989, funeral services were held for Iran’s spiritual leader, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. Washington State Democrat Tom Foley succeeded Jim Wright as Speaker of the House.
– In 2001, Democrats formally assumed control of the US Senate following Vermont Republican James Jeffords’ decision to become an independent.
– In 2006, soul musician Billy Preston died in Scottsdale, Arizona, at age 59.
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In addition to these historic events on June 6, there are also the birthdays and deaths of several notable people that you should know about.
Birthdays of famous people on June 6
1929 – Actor, politician, and social activist Sunil Dutt is born
Sunil Dutt was an Indian actor, producer, director and politician. He was born on June 6, 1929 in Jhelum, Punjab Province, British India (now Pakistan), and passed away on May 25, 2005 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
1986 – Indian actress Bhavana in South Indian movies is born.
Bhavana, whose real name is Karthika Menon, is an Indian actress who mainly works in the Malayalam film industry. She was born on June 6, 1986 in Thrissur, Kerala, India.
1988 – Neha Kakkar’s Birthday
Neha Kakkar is an Indian playback singer and one of the most popular and successful female artists in the Indian music industry. She was born on June 6, 1988 in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India.
Anniversary of the death of famous people on June 6
1984 – Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale, a militant Sikh religious preacher, dies.
Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale was a prominent Sikh religious leader and political figure in India. He was born on February 12, 1947 in the town of Rode, in the Faridkot district of Punjab, India. Bhindranwale emerged as a leading figure during the 1980s in the context of the Sikh separatist movement and the demand for an independent Sikh homeland, known as Khalistan.
The period from 1982 to 1984 marked a particularly contentious phase in Punjab’s history. Bhindranwale’s supporters fortified the Golden Temple complex in Amritsar, Punjab and used it as a base. The Indian government, led by Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, launched Operation Blue Star in June 1984, with the aim of driving Bhindranwale and his armed supporters out of the Golden Temple.
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|
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