This Day in History on 14 June
The historical events hold a lot of value for aspirants who are sitting for UPSC competitive exams including that of the IAS Exam.
On this page, we will list all historical events that have occurred on 14 June. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.
- World Blood Donor Day
1886: Orphanage for little girls was established.
1929: Jatindra Nath Das was arrested in Calcutta.
1947: Congress Working Committee met at New Delhi to draft the resolution to be placed before All India Congress Committee on the acceptance of Mountbatten plan for the partition of India.
1958: Dr. C.V. Raman receives the Lenin Peace Prize in Kremlin.
1985: M.C. Sharma was appointed as the Narcotics Commissioner of India. He headed this office till 10-12-1985.
1987: Rajiv Gandhi, PM, rules out the termination of Rs. 1700 crore Bofors gun deal.
1990: Veerendra Verma sworn in as the new Governor of Punjab and Administrator of Chandigarh.
1992: Tin Bigha activists lathi-charged in the Tin Bigha corridor in Coochbehar.
1995: RBI announces the introduction of appointing ombudsmen to redress grievances and disputes of bank customers.
Birthday / Anniversary:
1880: Satish Chandra Dasgupta, the rural Scientist, was born.
1905: Smt. Hirabai Barodekar, the famous veteran Maharashtrian classical singer was born.
1909: E.M.S. Namboodiripad was born in Palghat in Kerala
1444: Nilakantha Somayaji, Indian astronomer, and mathematician (d. 1544)
1969: Steffi Graf, German tennis player
1868: Karl Landsteiner, Austrian biologist, and physician, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1943)
Death / Death Anniversary:
1920: Max Weber, German sociologist and economist (b. 1864)
1961: Sir Karyamanikkam Shrinivas Krishnan died.
2010: Manohar Malgonkar, an Indian Author
1916: Govind Ballal Deval, a Marathi Playwright
1825: Pierre Charles L’Enfant, French-American architect, and engineer, designed Washington, D.C. (b. 1754)