June 12 in history: Nelson Mandela's life imprisonment, Russia's first President and more

From Nelson Mandela's life imprisonment to Russia's first President, we've got it all covered!

Let's dive in today's history.

1952

Jammu and Kashmir Assembly decides to terminate hereditary monarchy.

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1964

Nelson Mandela is sentenced to life imprisonment.

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1990

India launches communication and meteorology satellite INSAT-1D.

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1991

Boris Yeltsin becomes Russia's first President.

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2016

Cristiano Ronaldo becomes first footballer to top athletes rich list.

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