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What happened in India today | Today’s Historical Events on June 8.
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632 AD, 8th June: Islamic prophet Muhammad died in Madina.
1707, 8th June: After Aurangzeb’s death, his two sons, Muazzam and Azam Shah fought for the throne of Delhi. In this, Muazzam killed Azam Shah and seized the throne of Delhi.
1915, 8th June: The book Gitarahasya, written by Lokmanya Tilak while he was in Mandalay prison, was published in Gaikwad Vada, Pune.
1936, 8th June: Indian State Broadcasting Service got renamed All India Radio.
1948, 8th June: First international flight of Air India took off from Bombay to London. The flight was VT-CQP Malabar Princess.
1984, 8th June: Homosexuality became legal in New South Wales of Australia.
1992, 8th June: World Oceans Day celebrated for the first time.
On this Day Famous Birthdays & Birth Anniversaries on June 8.
1915: Uroob, an Indian writer of Malayalam literature.
1955: Tim Berners-Lee, an English computer scientist best known as the inventor of the World Wide Web.
1957: Dimple Kapadia, an Indian actress.
1975: Shilpa Shetty Kundra, an Indian actress, film producer, dancer, author, businesswoman, and a former model.
On this Day Death Anniversaries of famous people on June 8.
1795: Louis XVII, King of France.
1809: Thomas Paine, an English-born American political activist, philosopher, political theorist, and revolutionary.
1845: Andrew Jackson, the seventh president of the United States.