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What happened in India today | Today’s Historical Events on June 16
1884, June 16th: The first roller coaster in the USA opened at Coney Island, New York. It was named Switchback Railway.
1903, June 16th: Pepsi Cola became the official trademark for this beverage brand.
1903, June 16th: The Ford Motor Company began.
1911, June 16th: IBM was founded as the Computing-Tabulating-Recording Company in New York.
1946, June 16th: Indian leaders were invited to London to form an interim government.
1963, June 16th: Valentina Tereshkova became the first female astronaut to travel in space.
2010, June 16th: Bhutan parliament adopted the Tobacco Control Act that made this country the first one to impose a total ban on tobacco.
2012, June 16th: Coca-Cola resumed its business in Myanmar after 60 long years of absence.
On this Day Famous Birthdays & Birth Anniversaries on June 16.
1920: Hemant Kumar, an Indian singer and music director.
1924: Idris Shah, an author, and teacher in the Sufi tradition.
1934: Kumari Kamala, an Indian dancer, and actress.
1936: Akhlaq Mohammad Khan, an Indian academician and Urdu poet.
1950: Mithun Chakraborty, an Indian film actor.
On this Day Death Anniversaries of famous people on June 16.
1858: John Snow, an English physician.
1861: Harish Chandra Mukherjee, an Indian journalist and patriot.
1925: Chittaranjan Das, an Indian freedom fighter, political activist, and lawyer
1944: Prafulla Chandra Ray, an eminent Bengali chemist, educationist, historian, industrialist, and philanthropist.
What happened in India on 16 June
Anandram Dhekial Fukun, father of modern Assamia poetry and essay writer, passed away.
Karumuttu Thiagarajan Chettiar, social worker and industrialist, was born at Athikkadu Thekkur in Tamil Nadu.
Hemant Chaudhary, famous singer and music director, was born.
Chittaranjan Das, great freedom fighter, revolutionary, orator, poet, journalist and lawyer, died.
M. Muthuraman, noted Hindi writer and professor, was born at Dindigul in Madurai (Tamil Nadu).
Britain invites Indian leaders to set up an interim govt at London.
C. Rajagopalchari became the Governor of West Bengal (1947) in Interim Government.
Cabinet Mission negotiations were discontinued. Viceroy proposed Interim Government.
Mithun Chakravorty, famous Hindi film actor, was born.
Nehru opponents founded People’s party at New Delhi.
Bombay gets 42 cm rainfall, the century’s highest. The previous high of 41 cm was recorded on 18, 1986.
GOI announces higher procurement/minimum support prices for all major kharif crops.
P. D. Dhhavle, former editor of daily newspaper `Maharashtra’, passed away.
Harshad Mehta accuses PM of taking Rs. 1 crore payoff from him in November 1991; Rao terms it malicious and unfounded.
P. Sukumaran (50), Malayalam film actor, died in Kochi.
K. R. Narayanan, Vice-President, is the joint candidate of Congress(I) and United Front for Presidentship in July 14 election.
Sheikh Hasina, Bangladesh Prime Minister, meets her Indian couterpart A B Vajpayee in New Delhi.