Important events of 20 June

712 – Muhammad bin Qasim attacked the Ravar in Sindh and killed the Hindu king Dahir.

1756 – The soldiers of Nawab Siraj-ud-Daulah imprison the British soldiers in the basement of Fort William and demand Calcutta from the British.

1756 – The soldiers of Nawab Siraj-ud-Daulah imprison the British soldiers in the basement of Fort William and demand Calcutta from the British.

1768 – Russo-Turkish War (1768–74), Russia captures the fort of Bar.

1779 – Battle of Stono Ferry (American Revolutionary War) fought near Charleston, South Carolina.

1782 – The bald eagle is chosen as a symbol of the United States.

1791 – King Louis XVI is captured trying to escape the French Revolution.

1819 – The 320-ton Savannah became the first steamship to cross any ocean (Atlantic).

1840 – Samuel Morse patents the Telegraph.

1858 – The last rebels of the Indian Rebellion of 1857 surrender at Gwalior.

1862 – Prime Minister of Romania Barbu Katargiu is assassinated.

1863 – West Virginia becomes the 35th state of the United States.

1866 – Kingdom of Italy declares war against Austria.

1873 – YMCA is established in India.

1874 – Lucian Clemons is awarded the first US Lifesaving Medal.

1877 – Alexander Graham Bell launches world’s first commercial telephone service in Ontario, Canada.

1887 – India’s busiest railway station Mumbai’s Victoria Terminus (Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus) opened to the public.

1916 – SNDT Women’s University is established in Pune.

1931 – Carl Buresh becomes the Chancellor of Austria.

1943 – New Georgia campaign begins.

1960 – Mali Federation (later split into Mali and Senegal) gets independence from France.

1990 – Earthquake in Iran killed more than 40 thousand.

1991 – Parliament approves the proposal to rebuild Berlin, the capital of unified Germany.

1994 – 70 killed in bombing in Iran mosque.

1998 – Vishwanathan Anand wins the title of the fifth Frankfurt Classic chess tournament by defeating Vladimir Kaimnik.

1999 – Mexico City, Beijing, Shanghai, Tehran and Calcutta are among the 5 cities in the world with the highest air pollution.

2000 – Tenth Summit of Group-15 countries concluded in Cairo.

2001 – General Pervez Musharraf becomes President of Pakistan, an attempt to provide constitutionalism to the Indo-Pak summit.

2001 – Chandrika Kumaratung government in minority from withdrawal of support of Sri Lanka Muslim Congress.

2001 – Taiwan conducts missile test. Get this almanac directly and join the “Haryana Educational Updates” Facebook page for various and educational news.

2002 – Pakistan appoints Ashraf Jahangir Qaziko as its new ambassador to the United States.

2003 – Wikimedia Foundation is founded in Petersburg, Florida.

2005 – Russian cargo vehicle M-53 arrives at the International Space Station.

2006 – Japan decides to withdraw its forces from Iraq.

2008 – Seed-making company Avadat India Limited acquires the soybean seed business of American company Limagrain.

2008 – The European Union decides to lift the symbolic embargo on Cuba.

2012 – 105 people killed, 500 injured in community violence in Libya.

2014 – Announcement of Jnanpith Award to eminent poet Kedarnath Singh.

2019 – WHO provided a new tool “AWaRe” to prevent increasing antimicrobial resistance and make antibiotic use safer and more effective.

2019 – Indian Railways and REL sign MoU for modernization of signaling system on four blocks

Born on 20 June

1869 – Laxman Kashinath Kirloskar – India’s famous industrialist.

1923 – Gaur Kishore Ghosh – skilled journalist and writer.

1936 – Sushma Seth Famous actress in Indian cinema, TV and theater.

1949 – Smt. Shyamala Gopinath became Deputy Governor of Reserve Bank of India from 21 September 2004 to 20 June 2011.

1952 – Vikram Seth – was a well-known litterateur, novelist and poet.

Died on 20 June

1965 – Venkatesh Narayan Tiwari – was a flag bearer, journalist and litterateur of Hindi.

1987 – Salim Muinuddin Abdul Ali is an Indian

Important occasions and celebrations of 20 June

🔅 World Refugee Day.