Operation Blue Star began: 5 historic events on 1st 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 1874, East India Company was finally dissolved.
2. In the year 1955, India's Untouchability (Offence) Act was implemented.
3. In the year 1980, Cable News Network (CNN) was launched.
4. In the year 1984, Operation Blue Star to remove Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale and his followers began with CRPF and BSF firing at the Guru Ram Das Langar building in the vicinity of Golden Temple.
5. In the year 2001, the infamous Nepalese royal massacre happened inside Narayanhity Royal Palace. This tragic incident left nine members of the royal family dead including King Birendra and Queen Aishwarya.