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Historical Event on 6/12/1990

Indian National Satellite (INSAT-1D) launched. This is an operational multi-purpose communication and meteorology satellite. It is still in service. It was launched by US Delta launch vehicle, Kennedy Space Centre in Florida, USA.

Other Historical Dates and Events
2/19/1670Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, the great Maratha, was born.
10/28/1998The 1998 Swarna Jayanti Fellowship Award is presented to 11 young scientists.
10/3/1996Second phase of UP polling.
4/20/1991Ganesh Sadashiv Bhat, famous Marathi film director and President's Award winner of 1963, passed away.
6/28/1924Jamshedji Framji Madan ( J. F. Madan ), founder of Madan & Co. and Parsi Theatrical Company, passed away on June 28 at Calcutta.
10/5/1805Lord Charles Cornwallis, Governor General, died of ill health at Ghazipur in Uttar Pradesh.
1/10/1996Centre sets up Rajiv Gandhi National Drinking Water Mission.
1/26/1957India annexes Kashmir, Constitution for incorporation with India goes into effect.
4/1/1944Japanese troops conquer Jessami, East-India.
4/1/1944Affonso de Albuquerque wrote, ""My determination now is to prevent any Moor entering Goa, to leave a sufficient force of men and ships in the place, then with another fleet visit the Red sea and Ormu