On This Day in History | Today 16 June

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What Happened On This in History

  • 1779: Span started the for against Britain.
  • 1911: IBM company was established in New York. Earlier its name was computing Tabulating Recording company.
  • 1963: Russian 26-year-old Cosmonaut Lieutenant Valentina Tereshkova flew into space via Vostok 6. She was the first woman in the world to go to the bottomless depths of space.
  • 1977: Oracle Corporation was founded by Larry Ellison, Bob minar, and Ed Oates as software Development Laboratories (SDL) in Redwood Shores, California.
  • 1979: 62 sheiks were killed in cashless with the Muslim brotherhood in Sharia.
  • 1992: Controversial book on Princess Diana released. The book, titled ‘Diana-Her-True Story’, describes Diana as unhappy and unbalanced.
  • 2001: US President Bush’s five-Day visit to Europe and Russia. Putin is opposite the US missile program.
  • 2007: Sunita Williams becomes the first woman in space for the longest consecutive time.
  • 2007: Silver Star AWARD was given to Shilpa Shetty for spreading awareness of AIDS.
  • 2008: Celifornia allows sex couples to get married.
  • 2012: China launches the Shenzhou 9 spacecraft.
  • 2012: The US Air force’s robotic Boeing X-37B spacecraft returns to earth after completing its mission.
  • 2012:Coca-Cola, a multinational soft drink company, starts business in Myanmar after 60 years.
  • 2020: US President Donald Trump signs a new executive order for police reforms. The new order will sick to improve behavior by police officers towards African-Americans and other communities.
  • 2020:The central government disturbed around 3000 home ventilators to hospitals across the country under the ‘Make in India‘ initiative.
  • 2020:The United Nations conference on Trade and Development you and you and (UNCTAD) in the in its report said that India received US$ 51 billion in foreign investment in 2019. The report revealed that India was the world’s 9th largest recipient of foreign direct investment (FDI) and added that the country’s large market will continue to attract market-seeking investment.
On THis Day in History 16 June

Borns On This Day in History

  • 1920: Hemant Kumar, A playback singer, and composer of Hindi films, was born.
  • 1950: Mithun Chakraborty, a famous actor in Hindi films was born.

Deaths On This Day in History

  • 1925: The great freedom fighter Chittaranjan Das passed away.
  • 1944: India’s famous scientist Prafulla Chandra Ray passed away. He is considered the ‘Father of chemistry’.
  • 1944: India’s famous scientist Prafulla Chandra Ray passed away. He is considered the ‘Father of chemistry’.

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