June 02 in history: Elizabeth II crowned, formation of Telangana, and more

From Italy becoming a parliamentary republic to first Pope visiting a communist country, here's what happened on this day in history

1946

Italy becomes a parliamentary republic

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1953

Elizabeth II is crowned Queen in Westminster Abbey, London

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1966

Surveyor 1 becomes first US spacecraft to soft-land Moon

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1979

John Paul II becomes 1st Pope to visit a communist country, Poland

(Photograph:WION)

2014

Telangana officially becomes the 29th state of India

(Photograph:WION)

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