June 18 importance in India:
1658: Aurangzeb captured the Agra Fort.
1931: K.S. Sudarshan, the All India Organisations’ Heads’ convener and politician was born.
1940: The Forward Bloc of the Indian National Congress by Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose was established.
1946: Goa Liberation Movement, the first Satyagraha Movement started. It was this movement that liberated Goa from the Portuguese colonial rule.
1956: The Hindu Succession Act of the Parliament of India was passed on this day. The law was about the uniform system of inheritance.
1978: The Karakoram Highway opened today. It is known as the highest paved international road in the world and connects China and Pakistan. The 1,300 km highway is named “Karakoram” as it passes through the Karakoram mountain range.
1991: Congress became the largest party in Lok Sabha despite having no absolute majority.
1993: Hindutva was sworn on this day by the 14th national council of BJP in Bangalore.
1997: Prakash Padukone launched Indian Badminton Confederation (IBC).
2005: Mushtaq Ali, the former Indian Cricketer and test batsman died on this day.