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Victoria Terminus opens in Bombay: 5 historic events on 20th June

India TV News Desk 20 Jun 2015, 16:21:05 PM IST
India TV News Desk

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.

In the year 1837, Queen Victoria succeeds to the British throne.

In the year 1840, Samuel Morse receives the patent for the telegraph.

In the year 1887, Victoria Terminus, the busiest railway station in India, opens in Bombay.

In the year 1990, Asteroid Eureka is discovered.

In the year 1985, The Medal of Freedom, America's highest civilian decoration, was presented to Mother Teresa by President Ronald Reagan.