June 12 in history: Nelson Mandela sentenced to life in prison, Boeing 777 takes off and more

From Boris Yeltsin becoming Russia's first President to Jammu and Kashmir Assembly deciding to terminate hereditary monarchy, here's what happened on this day in history.

1952

Jammu and Kashmir Assembly decides to terminate hereditary monarchy

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1964

 Nelson Mandela is sentenced to life in prison

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1991

Boris Yeltsin becomes Russia's first President

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1994

World's largest twin jet, Boeing 777 takes off on its maiden flight

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2016

Mass Shooting at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando kills 49 People

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