Saturday, 3 June 2017

June 03 : Major Historical Events

Each day has its own significance. The importance of each day is signified by many happenings that took place on that particular day. The major events that happened in History on June 03 are listed below.
1916: US President Woodrow Wilson signed National Defense Act into law, increasing the size of he United States National Guard by 450,000 men.
1936: Larry MCMurtry, the renowned Western author, was born.
1940: Gemans bombed Paris in World War II.
1965: Gemini 4, the first multi-day space mission was launched by a NASA crew. ED White, a crew member, performed the firast American spacewalk.
1984: Operation Blue Star, a military offensive, was launched by the Indian government at Harmandir Sahib, also known as the Golden Temple, the holiest shrine for Sikhs, in Amritsar. The operation continued until June 6, with casulties, most of them civilians, in excess of 5,000.
1989: The government of China sends troops to force protesters out of Tiananmen Square after weeks of occupation.
1989: Natural gas explosion killed 500 in Russia.
1989: Ruhollah Khomeini, Iranian religius leader and politician, 1st Supreme Leader of Iran passed awaw (b. 1902).
2016: Muhammad Ali, American boxer passed awaw (b. 1942) .