1)Persian era of Yezdegird began (632).
2)Valentina Tereshkova, became the first woman
(Russian) to travel into space (1963).
3)Death of Deshbandhu Chittaranjan Das, Indian
freedom fighter (1925).
4)Birthday of Hemanth Kumar Mukherjee, Indian
playback singer, composer and music director.
(16-6-1920 to 26-9-1989 ).
5)Death of P. Sukumaran (1997), Malayalam film actor.
6) Birthday of Mithun Chakraborty (1947), Bollywood actor.
Gauranga was his original name. His wife Yogita Bali was
also an actress of yester years.
7)Birthday of Imtiaz Ali (1971), Indian film director.
8)Commemoration of martyrdom of 5th Sikh Guru
Arjan Dev (1606). He compiled Adi granth, the base
book of ”Guru Granth Sahib”, as the sole and authentic
scripture of the Sikhs. He is referred to as ”Emperor of
Martyrs” by the Sikhs.He built ”Harmandir Sahib” at
Amritsar known as Golden temple. He was tortured to
death by the Mughal emperor Jahangir on 30th May 1606,
for giving shelter to rebellious Khusrau, son of Jahangir.
9)World day to combat desertification.
10)World Smell Day- was started in 1988 as a celebration of
our senses of smell.