June 24 in history: Napoleon's Grande Armée began invasion of Russia, Pablo Picasso opened his first exhibition, and more

Here's what happened today in history. 

1812

Napoleon's Grande Armée begins invasion of Russia. 

(Photograph:AFP)

1901

Pablo Picasso opens his first exhibition. 

(Photograph:AFP)

1948

The Berlin Blockade begins. 

(Photograph:AFP)

1989

Indian opposition MPs resign due to CAG report on Bofors Gun Deal. 

(Photograph:AFP)

2010

John Isner defeats Nicolas Mahut in longest match in tennis history. 

(Photograph:AFP)

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