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Today in History India 06 June

Today in History India

Check out below about Today in History India 6 June in Indian history or June 6 special day in India. Looking for information about today special day in India? If yes, check out below. On this Special day today 6 June in Indian history, falls the birthdays and death anniversaries of various well-known people of India. You would also find out about events that happened that make it to the list of today special day in India.

What happened in India today | Today’s Historical Events on June 6.

1674, 6th June: Coronation of the Shivaji Maharaj, Founder of the great Maratha Empire. 

1833, 6th June: Andrew Jackson became the first president of the United States.

1850, 6th June: Levi Strauss made the very first pair of blue denim.

1882, 6th June: Electronic iron patented by Henry W. Seely of New York City. Back then, it named an electronic flatiron.

1944, 6th June: D-Day, World War II – Allies attacked a German camp in Normandy, France, in a single night, killing thousands and capturing thousands.

1984, 6th June: One of the most popular video games, Tetris was released for the first time in USSR. 

1984, 6th June: Operation Blue Star ended. 576 killed, 335 injured.

2004, 6th June: Tamil was declared a classical language by the President of India.

On this day Famous Birthdays & Birth Anniversaries on June 6.

1890: Gopinath Bordoloi, a politician and Indian independence activist who served as the first Chief Minister of Assam. 

1891: Masti Venkatesha Iyengar, a writer in Kannada language.

1919: Rajinder Krishan, an Indian poet, lyricist, and screenwriter.

1929: Sunil Dutt, an Indian film actor, producer, director, and politician.

1988: Neha Kakkar, an Indian singer. 

On this Day Death Anniversaries of famous people on June 6.

1861: Camilo Benso, Italy’s first prime minister.

1941: Louis Chevrolet, a Swiss-American race car driver, co-founder of the Chevrolet Motor Car Company.

2002: Shanta Shelke, a Marathi poet and writer.

What happened in India on 06 June

6-June-1596
Sikh Guru Har Govindji, the sixth sikh guru, was born. He fashioned a military role for the Sikhs.

6-June-1867
Baba Kharak Singh, freedom fighter, was born at Sialkot.

6-June-1890
Gopinath Bardoloi, architect of modern Assam, freedom fighter and leader, was born.

6-June-1891
Vanktesh Iyengar Masti, famous Kannad poet, story writer, novelist, playwright and critic, was born.

6-June-1903
A full length theatre plays like ‘Bankimchandrer Sitararn’, ‘Alibaba’ , ‘Bhramar’, ‘Hariraj’ , ‘Sarla’ and ‘Buddhadeb’ were released at Classic Theatre. These plays were picturised by Hiralal Sen with support of great dramatist Amar Nath Dutt. The main roles were performed by Amar Dutt, N.C. Basu and Kusum Kumari and rest of the characters belonged to the Classic Theatre of Calcutta. They received a great applause from the audience.

6-June-1903
Hiralal Sen shot the first Indian Advertisment sequences for Jabakusum (hair tonic) and Edward’s Tonic.

6-June-1907
John Morley, U.K. Government State Secretary, declares “it will not withdraw from India under any circumstances”.

6-June-1909
Morappakam Joysam Gopalan, cricketer (1 Test India v England 1933-34), was born in Maduranthakam, Madras.

6-June-1916
Lord Kitchener, the premier soldier of the British Empire, passed away tragically last night as the ”Hampshire”, the cruiser on which he was traveling to Russia to boost sagging morale, struck a mine or was torpedoed off the Orkney Islands and sank, drowning all aboard. Life in London came to a standstill, while Paris and Washington were shocked by the news. In the last half-century, through tireless energy and devotion to imperial duty, Horatio Herbert Kitchener, 66, commanded in Palestine, Cyprus, Egypt, Sudan, South Africa, and India. Two years ago, he had become the War Secretary.

6-June-1922
Gopalan Morappakam Joysam, cricketer, was born at Maduranthakan, in Tamil Nadu. He received the Padmashree in 1964.

6-June-1924
S. R. Bommai, former President of Janata Dal, was born.

6-June-1935
Harry Crews, great US writer and actor (Indian Runner), was born.

6-June-1947
Gandhiji writes to Mountbatten, with Pakistan conceded, to persuade Jinnah to amicable settle all outstanding points with Congress.

6-June-1961
Central Institute of Fisheries Education, a deemed university, was established in Mumbai to impart post-graduate education and training, mainly to the in-service fisheries personnel of the country to provide trained manpower for the fisheries developmental activities.

6-June-1962
General Election ( 3rd) of India ends.

6-June-1969
Sunil Bandacharya Joshi, cricketer (Indian Test left-arm spinner 1996), was born in Gadag.

6-June-1981
The worst-ever railway accident took place in Bihar when a train plunged in Samastipur river.

6-June-1982
Devraj Ars, former Chief Minister of Karnataka, passed away.

6-June-1986
Militant Sikhs in Amritsar call for the murder of Surjit Singh Barnala, Chief Minister of Punjab and J.F. Ribeiro, the Chief of Police.

6-June-1990
GOI decides to extend validity of passports to 10 years.

6-June-1992
Ordinance issued to attach the properties of persons involved in the security scam.

6-June-1994
The 20-day old Limboo Ministry in Sikkim wins vote of confidence.

6-June-1996
14 Janata Dal legislators revolt in Karnataka against the composition of the J H Patel ministry.

6-June-1996
Benazir Bhutto,Pakistan PM, gives green signal for opening up trade with India.

6-June-1997
New economic grouping BIST-EC (Bangladesh-India-Sri Lanka-Thailand Economic Cooperation forum) comes into being.

6-June-1997
Five killed and 17 injured in a bus explosion in Gurdaspur district of Punjab.

6-June-1997
U.S. Congress honours Mother Teresa with a gold medal.

6-June-1998
All IAF Meteorological Sections were put on high alert from 06 Jun 98, and constant interaction with India Meteorological Department (IMD) at Mumbai and the (IMD) Centre at Ahmedabad resulted in 24 hours tracking and plotting of the cyclone, which was passed down as forecasts to Service and civil authorities in the Saurashtra and Kutch region.

6-June-1999
Paes-Bhupathi bagged their maiden Grand Slam doubles crown, defeating Goran Ivanisevic and Jeff Tarango in the final.

6-June-2000
Abhijit Kunte wins the National `A’ chess championship at Mumbai.

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