Ajax Loader On This Day | 23 June

On this day:

1894: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is founded

The Antarctic Treaty, the first arms control agreement during the cold war, comes into force

1992: “Tin Bigha Day” protest in India of corridor opening to Bangladesh

2018: Indian chess prodigy Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa becomes the second-youngest grandmaster

Born on this day:

1894: Edward VIII, King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Empire (1936)

1912: Alan Turing, English mathematician

Gone on this day:

1980: Sanjay Gandhi, Indian politician, dies in a plane crash at 33

1980: V.V. [Varahagiri Venkata] Giri, Fourth President of India (1969-74)

1995: Jonas Salk, American biologist, physician

0 0 votes
Article Rating
Notify of
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments