1897 – Special Plague Committee Chairman Charles Walter Rand and his military escort Lt. Charles Egerton Ayerst were assassinated in Pune by the Chaphekar brothers.
1932 – One of India’s most celebrated ‘villains’ Late Amrish Puri was born.
1940 – The All India Forward bloc, a leftwing political party was founded by Netaji Subhashchandra Bose. The first All India Forward bloc conference was held in Nagpur on June 20-22,1940.
1996 – Former India Captain, Saurav Ganguly scored a magnificent 131 in his test debut against England at Lord’s in London.