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On this day:

1954: The world’s first nuclear power plant at Obninsk, Russia, is activated

1991: Yugoslav troops invade Slovenia leading to the ten day war and Slovenia’s Declaration of Independence

Born on this day:

1838: Bankim Chandra Chatterjee, author of Anandamath, born in Naihati, Bengal Presidency

1911: V. K. Narayana Menon, Indian classical dance scholar, born in Kerala

Gone on this day:

1839: Ranjit Singh, founder of the Sikh Empire

2008: Sam Manekshaw, Indian Field Marshal 

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