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What happened in India today | Today’s Historical Events on June 15
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1667, 15th June: Dr. Jean-Baptiste Denys conducted the first-ever human blood transfusion. He was a physician of King Louise XIV of France.
1775, 15th June: George Washington became the Commander in Chief of the Continental Army. His selection was unanimous.
1908, 15th June: Establishment of the Calcutta Stock Exchange Association.
1916, 15th June: President Woodrow Wilson signed the National Charter that led to the creation of Boy Scouts of America.
2012, 15th June: Nik Wallenda completed the tightrope walk over Niagara Falls and became the first man to achieve this feat.
On this Day Famous Birthdays & Birth Anniversaries on June 15.
1917: Sajjad Hussain, an Indian film score composer.
1927: Ibn-e-Insha, an Indo-Pakistani Urdu poet, humorist, travelogue writer, and newspaper columnist.
1929: Suraiya, a popular actress and playback singer.
1932: Zia Fariduddin Dagar, an Indian classical vocalist.
1937: Anna Hazare, an Indian social activist.
1950: Lakshmi Mittal, an Indian steel magnate.
1953: Xi Jinping, President of the People’s Republic of China.
On this Day Death Anniversaries of famous people on June 15.
1878: Shiva Dayal Saheb, founder of the esoteric Hindu and Sikh sect Radha Soami Satsang.
1983: Srirangam Srinivasa Rao, an Indian Telugu-language poet, and lyricist.
What happened in India on 15 June
Aurangzeb declared as the Emperor at Delhi.
Roy Chowdhury Devipasad, modern Indian sculptor and painter, was born.
Narayan Ganesh Goray, freedom fighter and socialist, was born at Hindala (Maharashtra).
Stock Exchange of Calcutta was opened of Baldeodas Daduawala and Overened.
Kumar Shri Indrajitsinhji, cricketer (Indian keeper in 60’s), was born in Jamnagar.
All-India Congress accepts British plan for partition of India in New Delhi.
Rajah Annamalai Chettiar, famous musician, social worker and Governor of the Imperial Bank of India, passed away.
Uloor S. Parmeswara Iyer, famous poet, writer, editor and literature, died. He was 72.
Internal Air Route Corporation of India was established.
Bardwan University was established in West Bengal.
U.S. resumes full economic aid to India and Pakistan.
Dr. Darashaw Nosherwan Wadia, great pioneer in Indian Geology and professor in development of geo-scientific research in the country, passed away at New Delhi at the age of 86.
Supreme Court rules that all children, regardless of citizenship, are entitled to public education.
K. K. Tarapore, cricketer (Test for India 1948), was killed in a motor-scooter accident.
Dalai Lama recoganised the rights of China in foreign affairs and Army Operations in Tibet region.
Punjab Government returned gold and other valuables seized from Golden Temple during the 1984 Blue Star operation to SGPC.
About 50\% of the 180.3 million electorate cast their votes in the final phase of Lok Sabha elections.
General Election (10th) of India ends. In this election Indian National Congress won.
PM Narasimha Rao visits Oman; India and Oman decide to give each other MFN status.