This Day In History- June 17

In 1764, Rajmata Jijabai, Chattrapati Shivaji Maharaj’s mother, passed away.

Leander Paes

In 1973, Tennis Ace and Olympic Medalist (Atlanta,1996) Leander Paes was born.
In 1991, India’s highest cilvilian honour, the Bharat Ratna was conferred upon ‘Iron Man of India’ Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel(Posthumous) and Rajiv Gandhi(Posthumous).

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