Important Events Of June 17th.

1)World day of the distressed due to natural disasters.

2)World day to combat desertification and drought .

3)Day of unity in west Germany(1945).

4)Jhansi Rani Laxmi Bai died (1858).

5)Begum Mumtaz  Mahal died (1631) .

6)Lord William Bentinck, Governer General of India

died(14-9-1774 to  17-6-1839)

7) Jijabai, mother of Shivaji died (1674).

8)Birthday of Venus Williams(1980)-American tennis player.

9)–do—-of Leander Paes(1973)-Indian tennis  player.

10)—do–of Amrita Rao(1981)-Bollywood actress.

11) Radio club in  Mumbai  started the first radio

broadcast  in India(1923).

Source:Collection.

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