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Historical Event on 8/7/1887

Kasturi Shriniwas Iyengar, politician and journalist, was born.

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11/15/1920Assembly meeting of the League of Nations.
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6/4/1953University of Cambridge confers honorary Doctorate of Laws on J. L. Nehru.
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4/6/1966Mihir Sen, first Indian swimmer to achieve many remarkable feats, swam across the 'Palk Strait' measuring 22 kms between India & Sri Lanka (Cylone).