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On this day:

1659: Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb has his brother and competitor for the throne Dara Shukoh executed on religious grounds

1675: The foundation stone for the Royal Observatory, Greenwich is laid

1990: Magellan Space Probe is Inserted in Orbit Around Venus

Born on this day:

2005: Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa, Indian chess prodigy, born in Chennai

Gone on this day:

1999: Padma Bhushan Acharya Baldev Upadhyaya, Eminent Sanskrit Scholar

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