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Indian History Happened on 2nd June
2-June-1756 Fort William, the English stronghold in Bengal, was surrendered to Siraj-ud-Daulah.
2-June-1900 Sri Ram Sharma Acharya, freedom fighter, social reformer and leader, passed away.
2-June-1908 Sri Aurobindo, freedom fighter, was arrested in Manik Tala Bomb explosion case.
2-June-1953 Mountaineer Edmund Hillary of New Zealand and his Nepalese Sherpa guide Tensing became the first men to conquer Mount Everest, the world’s tallest mountain. The two reached the pinnacle of Everest, more than 29,000 feet above sea level, at 11.30 a.m.
2-June-1955 A British party scales the third highest peak Mt. Kanchenjunga, highest un climbed peak.
2-June-1965 The second of 2 cyclones in less than a month kills 35,000 (Ganges R India).
2-June-1975 India’s First Spunge Iron project inaugurated at Vijaywada.
2-June-1975 Devendra Mohan Bose, famous Scientist of Physics, passed away.

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. 

2-June-1986 One thousand Sikhs arrested at demonstrations in Punjab.
2-June-1988 Raj Kapoor, famous film actor, director and Dadasaheb Phalke awardee, passed away.
2-June-1990 Union Government set up a tribunal to settle the Cauvery water issue between Tamil Nadu & Karnataka.
2-June-1990 Sri Ram Sharma Acharya passed away. (27-6-91).
2-June-1991 Dinesh Goswami, former Law Minister, passed away in a road accident in Assam.
2-June-1992 The government accepts all the 15 recommendations of the Janakiraman Committee which unearthed massive collusion of banks in the security scam.
2-June-1993 Kurla-Kochi Express rams into goods train near Jolarpet in which 22 were killed and 100 injured.
2-June-1997 Saudi Boeing 747 Jumbo with 348 people on board misses the Meenambakkam international airport, Chennai and forcelands at Tambaram Air Force strip.
2-June-2000 Justice A. M. Ahmadi, former Chief Justice of India, appointed Chairman of the Advisory Committee of the Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award.
World History happened on 2nd June
455 King Gaiseric & the Vandals sack Rome – Rome looted for 14 days
1862 Robert E. Lee takes command of Confederate armies of North Virgin during US Civil War
1896 Guglielmo Marconi applies to patent the radio, accepted 2 July 1897
1935 Babe Ruth, 40, announces his retirement as a player
1953 Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in Westminster Abbey
1857 James Gibbs of Virgina, patents the chain-stitch single-thread sewing machine.
1989 10,000 Chinese soldiers are blocked by 100,000 citizens protecting students demonstrating for democracy in Tiananmen Square, Beijing

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