15th June – This Day in History

This Day in History on 15th June

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On this page, we will list all historical events that have occurred on 15th June. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

Important Days:

Global Wind Day (International)

Important Events:

Dalai Lama

 
Aurangzeb 

1659: Aurangzeb declared as the Emperor at Delhi.
1908: Stock Exchange of Calcutta was opened of Baldeodas Daduawala and Overened.
1947: All-India Congress accepts British plan for the partition of India in New Delhi.
1953: Internal Air Route Corporation of India was established.
1960: Burdwan University was established in West Bengal.
1966: U.S. resumes full economic aid to India and Pakistan.
1982: Supreme Court rules that all children, regardless of citizenship, are entitled to public education.
1986: K. K. Tarapore, cricketer (Test for India 1948), was killed in a motor-scooter accident.
1988: Dalai Lama recognised the rights of China in foreign affairs and Army Operations in Tibet region.
1990: Punjab Government returned gold and other valuables seized from Golden Temple during the 1984 Blue Star operation to SGPC.
 

Birthday / Anniversary:

Lakshmi Mittal, Indian-English businessman

Suraiya Jamaal Sheikh

 
 
1899: Roy Chowdhury Devipasad, modern Indian sculptor and painter, was born.
1907: Narayan Ganesh Goray, freedom fighter and socialist, was born at Hindala (Maharashtra).
1937: Kumar Shri Indrajitsinhji, cricketer (Indian keeper in 60’s), was born in Jamnagar.
1848: Gheevarghese Mar Gregorios of Parumala, Indian bishop and saint (d. 1902)
1927: Ibn-e-Insha, Indian-Pakistani poet and author (d. 1978)
1933: Sarojini Vaidya – Writer
1928: Shankar Vaidya – Literary
1923: Keshav Jagannath Purohit ‘Shantaram’ – Literary
1917: Sajjad Hussain – Musician and Mandrilladian
Anna Hazare

Premanand Gajvi

1947: Premanand Gajvi – literary and playwright
1932: Zia Fariduddin Dagar, Indian singer (d. 2013)
1950: Lakshmi Mittal, Indian-English businessman
1952: Satya Pal Jain, Indian lawyer and politician, Additional Solicitor General of India
1929: Suraiya Jamaal Sheikh was an Indian Muslim Hindi / Hindustani film actress and playback singer
1938: Anna Hazare, Social Worker
1907: N. G. Gore – freedom fighters, leaders of the United Maharashtra movement and socialist thinkers
 

Death / Death Anniversary:

Dr. Darashaw Nosherwan Wadia

Achyut Balwant Kolhatkar

1948: Rajah Annamalai Chettiar, famous musician, social worker and Governor of the Imperial Bank of India, passed away.
1949: Uloor S. Parmeswara Iyer, famous poet, writer, editor, and literature, died. He was 72.
1969: Dr. Darashaw Nosherwan Wadia, the great pioneer in Indian Geology and professor in the development of geo-scientific research in the country, passed away at New Delhi at the age of 86.
1931: Achyut Balwant Kolhatkar, famous litterateur, and journalist,
1971: Wendell Meredith Stanley, American biochemist and
Wendell Meredith Stanley

virologist, Nobel Prize laureate
 
1979: Suryakant Ramchandra Khandekar, Poet and Musician

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