New Delhi: There are many incidents recorded on the date of June 16 in history. The most important of these events is about 55 years old when a woman from Russia first flew to space. The 26-year-old woman from Russia was named Lieutenant Valentina Tereshkova and started her journey from Russia’s capital Moscow in the spacecraft – Vostok 6. The sequence of other major events recorded on the date of June 16 in the history of the country is as follows…
1779: Spain begins a war against Britain.
1911: IBM company established in New York. Earlier it was named Computing Tabulating Recording Company.
1925: Nationalist leader Chittaranjan Das dies
1963: Lt. Valentina Tereshkova, a 26-year-old astronaut from Russia, flew to space via Vostok 6. She was the first woman in the world to have gone to the depths of space.
1979: 62 Sheikhs killed in conflict with the Muslim Brotherhood in Syria.
1992: Released a book is written on the life of Diana, the British bride. Releasing a controversial book on Princess Diana. In this book titled ‘Diana – A True Story’, Diana was described as unhappy and unbalanced.
2008: Gay couple allowed to marry in California.
2012: China launched the spacecraft Shenzhou 9.
2012: The US Air Force robotic Boeing X-37B spacecraft returns to Earth after completing its mission.
2012: Multinational soft drink company Coca-Cola commences business in Myanmar after 60 years.