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Indian History Of Today- June 18

By on June 18, 2017
  • On 18 June 1658 Aurangzeb captured the Agra Fort and arrested his father Shah Jahan.
  • On 18 June 1858, while fighting with the British, Rani Lakshmi Bai passed away near Gwalior.
  • Indian physicist Venkateswara Bachali was born on June 18, 1879.
  • On June 18, 1887, the leader and minister of India, freedom fighter Anugrah Narayan Sinha was born in Gaya district of Bihar.
  • On June 18,1896, Indian cricketer Kota Ramaswamy was born in Madras.
  • Marathi novelist and editor Ramchandra Bhikaji Gunjikar passed away on June 18, 1901.
  • On June 18, 1917, the famous politician and former Chief Minister Lachhman Singh Gill was born.
  • On June 18, 1918, the famous poet, critic and master of Grammar A. R. Rajaraja Varma passed away.
  • On June 18, 1926, the great writer Bhisham Singh Chauhan was born in the U.P.
  • The Forward Block Party was established on June 18, 1940.
  • British Field Marshal Archibald Wavell was made Viceroy of India on June 18, 1943.
  • On 18th June 1946, the first movement was launched for the liberation of Goa from Portuguese.
  • The Congress Working Committee adopted the Interim Government Scheme on June 18,1946.
  • On June 18, 1956, the Act of Hindu Succession Act was released.
  • Hindi literature and politician Govind Das Seth passed away on June 18, 1974.
  • On 18 June 1988, V.P.Singh defeated Congress representative Sunil Shastri in Allahabad Lok Sabha elections.
  • On June 18, 1989, India and Pakistan ended their old clash with the Siachen glacier area.
  • Congress was emerging as the biggest party in the Lok Sabha on June 18,1991.
  • Advani takes charge as party president on June 18,1993.
  • Prakash Padukone started IBC on June 18, 1997.