Historical Events on June 21 (1576 – 1999)

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Historical Events on June 21 (1576 – 1999)

21-June-1576 Mughal army defeated Rana Pratapsingh in the battle of Haldighat.
21-June-1814 Gilbert Aliat Minto, Governor General of East Indian Company, died.
21-June-1862 Ganendra Mohan Tagore was the first Indian to get the Barrister-at-Law Degree after passing the examination from Lincoln Inn University.
21-June-1906 Vyomeshchandra Banerjee, first president of All India Congress, passed away.
21-June-1930 Five hundred were hurt as police charged Bombay mob.
21-June-1940 Keshavrao Baliram Hedgewar, politician and founder of Rashtriya Swayansewak Sangh (RSS), passed away.
21-June-1941 Chakravorty Rajgopalachari became the First Indian Governor General of India.
21-June-1948 C. Rajagopalachari was appointed the first Indian Governor General of Indian union (21/06/1948-25/01/1950). After January 25, 1950, this post was abolished.
21-June-1988 Sikh activist bombers kill 30 in Amritsar.
21-June-1991 P. V. Narasimha Rao was sworn in as the ninth Prime Minister of India. He reimained in this office till May 16, 1996. He formed a 54-member ministry in the 10th Parliament.
21-June-1994 The Janata Dal splits again, 14 of its 39 Lok Sabha members seek separate seats as a group.
21-June-1997 Sethi claims sixth National billiards crown in Bangalore.
21-June-1998 India and Russia sign a $2.5-billion deal to set up a nuclear power station at Koodankulam in Tamil Nadu.
21-June-1999 Leander Paes was seeded number one in double’s ranking. This was his highest double ranking.