First Gay Games began: 5 historic events on 18th June
History is not created in a day! But, a day can bring many changes in history. Following are five historical events that happened this day and changed the future course of the world.
1. In the year 1858, while fighting against British troops in Gwalior, Rani Laxmi Bai of Jhansi took her last breath.
2. In the year 1946, Dr Ram Manohar Lohia headed a demonstration in Londa, Goa and called for direct action against the Portuguese.
3. In the year 1980, Shakuntala Devi multiplied two 13 digit numbers and gave the correct answer in 28 seconds.
4. In the year 1994, first ever Gay Games kicked started in New York City.
5. In the year 2006, KazSat, the first space satellite of Kazakhstan was launched.