8 June – This Day in History

World Oceans Day

This Day in History on 8 June
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On this page, we will list all historical events that have occurred on 8th June. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

Important Days:

  • World Oceans Day

Important Events:

Lokmanya Tilak
Lokmanya Tilak
  • 1915: Geeta Rahasya’, written by Lokmanya Tilak, published.
  • 1936: Akashwani Radio was later changed into All India Radio (AIR) in 1958.
  • 1948: Malabar Princess’, Air India’s first international flight, takes off from Bombay to London via Cairo and Geneva. This was weekly air service was started between India to United Kingdom.
  • 1990′: Krishna Prasad Bhattarai, Nepal PM, and his Indian counterpart V.P.Singh decide to restore normal ties.
  • 1915: Tilak’s release from Mandalay’s prison


Birthday / Anniversary:

Kayyar Kinhanna Rai, Indian journalist, author, and poe
Kayyar Kinhanna Rai, Indian journalist, author, and poe
  • 1915: Kayyar Kinhanna Rai, Indian journalist, author, and poet (
    Shilpa Shetty
    Shilpa Shetty

    d. 2015)
  • 1975: Shilpa Shetty, Indian actress, and producer
  • 1897: Manindranath Basu, the Bengali story writer, and novelist was born.
  • 1906: Syed Nazir Ali, cricketer (bro of Wazir Ali, India’s 1st Test 1932), born at Jullunder.
  • 1915: P.C.Kuttikrishnan ‘Urub’, Malayalam story writer and novelist, was born.
  • 1929: Ventappa Musandra Muddiah, cricketer (Indian off-spinner in 2 Tests 1959-61), was born in Bangalore.

Death / Death Anniversary:

1968: Madurai Mani Iyyer, famous singer of Karnataka Gharana, passed away.

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