June 6 in history: Electric iron patented, NBA is founded and more

From the Bagmati river train accident to Israel troops invasion of Lebanon, here's what happened on this day in history

 

 

 

 

 

 

1882

Henry W Seely patents electric iron

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1930

Frozen food is sold in retail stores for the first time

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1946

The National Basketball Association (NBA) is founded

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1981

Train plunges into the Bagmati River in Bihar, India, kills over 268

(Photograph:WION)

1982

30,000 Israeli troops invade Lebanon to drive out the PLO

(Photograph:WION)

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