In 1674 this day, Shivaji was crowned a king in a lavish ceremony at Raigad.
In 1929, Sunil Dutt, Indian actor and politician was born.

This Day In History- June 6

This Day In History- June 6

This day also marked the establishment of Tamil as a Classical language by the then President of India, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, in a joint sitting of the Rajya Sabha and the Lok Sabha.