June 2 in history: First US space probe to land on moon, Italy becomes republic and more

From the first US space probe to land on moon to Italy's becomes republic, we've got it all covered.

Let's dive in today's history.

1857

James Gibbs, patents single-thread sewing machine.

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1946

Italy becomes a parliamentary republic.

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1966

First US space probe "Surveyor 1" lands on Moon.

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1979

Pope John Paul II becomes first pontiff to visit a communist country, Poland

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2014

Telangana becomes the 29th state of India.

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