2 June – This Day in History

This Day in History on 2nd June

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On this page, we will list all historical events that have occurred on 2nd June. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

Important Days:

  • Children’s Day (North Korea)

Important Events:

Fort William, the English stronghold in Bengal, was surrendered to Siraj-ud-Daulah.
  • 1756: Fort William, the English stronghold in Bengal, was surrendered
    Sri Aurobindo, freedom fighter,

    to Siraj-ud-Daulah.
  • 1908: Sri Aurobindo, freedom fighter, was arrested in Manik Tala Bomb explosion case.
  • 1975: India’s First Spunge Iron project inaugurated at Vijaywada.
  • 1984: Army takes control in Punjab as 22 people are killed in Sikh struggle for autonomy. The state is declared a restricted area under the Foreigners’ Act.
  • 1986: One thousand Sikhs arrested at demonstrations in Punjab.
  • 1990: Union Government set up a tribunal to settle the Cauvery water issue between Tamil Nadu & Karnataka.
  • 1924: U.S. President Calvin Coolidge signs the Indian Citizenship Act into law, granting citizenship to all Native Americans born within the territorial limits of the United States.

 
 
 
 
 

Birthday / Anniversary:

Mani Ratnam, Indian director, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1955: Nandan Nilekani, the Indian businessman, co-founded Infosys
  • 1955: Mani Ratnam, Indian director, producer, andscreenwriter
  • 1963: Anand Abhyankar, Indian actor (d. 2012)

 

Anand Abhyankar, Indian actor

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Death / Death Anniversary:

Anthony de Mello, Indian-American priest and psychotherapist
  • 1900: Sri Ram Sharma Acharya, freedom fighter, social reformer and leader, passed away.
  • 1975: Devendra Mohan Bose, famous Scientist of Physics, passed away
  • 1988: Raj Kapoor, famous film actor, director and Dadasaheb Phalke awardee, passed away.
  • Duraisamy Simon Lourdusamy, Indian cardinal

    1987: Anthony de Mello, Indian-American priest and psychotherapist (b. 1931)
  • 2014: Anjan Das, Indian director, and producer (b. 1951)
  • 2014: Duraisamy Simon Lourdusamy, Indian cardinal (b. 1924)

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