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Significance of June(Second half)
2000-India's surface to surface missile-'Prithvi' launched successfully
1674-Mother of King Shivaji,Jeejabai,dies.
1895-Gopal Ganesh Agarkar, a great social reformer of Maharashtra,dies.
***WORLD FATHERS' DAY
1946-Sathyagraha movement starts for the first time, to liberate Goa, from Portugeese occupation(Finally, it was freed and became Indian territory again, on 19-12-1961)
1613- Birth of scientist Pascal
1925- Birth of Salman Rushdie, the American settled English writer
1981-APPLE-India's geo-stationary satellite,launshed successfully.
1873-'Young Mens' Christian Association'started in India.
1989-Death of DR.Salim Ali-famous ornithologist of India.
1948- C.Rajagopalachari was appointed as first Governer General of India, as a step to liberate India from British rule.
***Longest day of the year-Summer solstice.
1961-India dclares the production of the first Asian Ultra-SonicAEroplane.
1990-V.V.Giri, former president of India,passes away
1838- Birth of Bankim Chandra Chatterjee,the famous novelist and poet, who wrote the patriotic song-Vande mataram
1932-First official Test cricket match was played by India at Lords, in U.K.
1983-India wins the world cup in cricket beating West Indies.
1980- Oil reserves were found in Bay of Bengal ,by Indian agency.
*** International Day against drug trafficking
**World Diabetes Day
1964- Teen Murthy Bhavan,The palaceous mansion in New-Delhi,where Jawaharlal Nehru lived, and Where Indira Gandhi was born, was dedicated to Indian nation and converted into-Nehru Memorial House.
1919-Ending the first world war, treaty of Varsaillies.signed.
1972-After winning historic Bangla war, and making Bangla Desh free, Prime minister Indira Gandhi holds talk with Pakistan prime minister Z.A.Bhutto at Shimla.As result of which, 90,000,pak soldiers held by Indian forces were released.
1871-Sreepad Krishna Kohlatkar,humarist and playwright,was born.
1917-Death of Dadabhai Navroji,freedom fighter of India
1986- Statehood given to Mizoram in India, which was till then tha part of another state
1979-post card was introduced in India.