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By : Oneindia Video Team
Published : June 21, 2020, 08:20
Duration : 01:41

June 21st: Here is a look at some major events that took place on this day in history

One day at a Los Angeles air meet Tiny Broadwick and Charles Broadwick met famed stunt flyer and airplane manufacturer Glenn L. Martin, who had seen her jump. He proposed that she jump from one of his airplanes, a chance she seized without hesitation, making her the first woman to parachute from an airplane on June 21, 1913. Mountbatten was the last British viceroy of India who was appointed by the British government to wrap up the British Empire in our country. ... India became independent on August 15, 1947 and Mountbatten was made the Governor-General of India. Later, on June 21, 1948, Mountbatten resigned as the Governor-General of India. Prince William, Duke of Cambridge celebrates his birthday today. He is the elder son of Charles, Prince of Wales, and Diana, Princess of Wales. Since birth, he has been second in the line of succession to the British throne.
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