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Today in History – 13 June

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323

Alexander the Great, the young Macedonian military genius who forged an empire stretching from the eastern Mediterranean to India, died in Babylon, at the age of 33.

1290

Jalal’ud-din Firuz Khalji established the Khalji dynasty at Delhi.

1290

Firuz Shah captured the throne of Delhi and Sultan Jalal’ud-din Khalji called himself.

1731

Swedish East India Company was formed. For 15 years King Fredrick of Sweden gave the Company a charter.

1757

Clive marched to Murshidabad against Nawab Siraj ud-Daulah along with the force comprising of 1800 British and 2000 Indian soldiers with eight canons.

1918

Foundation stone was liad of Sir Kawasjee Jahangir Public Hall in Mumbai.

1931

Gandhi lived in a garret amongst the poor in London.

1932

Nirmalchandra Sen, great revolutionary, died.

1940

Revolutionary leader Udham Singh was hanged for charges of assassinating Micheal Odair, who was the Governor General of Punjab at the time of Jalianwala Baug massacre.

1943

Netaji Subhashchandra Bose started his journey from Germany to Tokyo by a submarine.

1973

Sir Ram Nath Chopra, great professor of Pharmacology of National Drug Research Institute of India, passed away.

1983

After more than a decade in space, Pioneer 10, the world’s first outer-planetary probe, leaves the solar system. The next day, it radioed back its first scientific data on interstellar space.

1995

India and France signed Bilateral Investment Protection pact.

1996

Govt. extended another 2 years ban imposed on LTTE w.e.f. 14/6/1996 under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967.

1998

India rejected G-8 prescriptions saying they are ”coercive and intrusive” and intended to freeze the nuclear weapon capabilities of New Delhi and Islamabad.

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