Today in history: US Department of Homeland Security instituted, South Asia's first university, and more

Here's what happened today in history

1857

University of Calcutta founded as the first full-fledged university in South Asia

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1935

1st canned beer, "Krueger's Cream Ale," is sold by Krueger Brewing Co.

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1946

UNGA passes its first resolution to establish United Nations Atomic Energy Commission

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1990

Japan launches Hiten, its first lunar probe

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2003

 US Department of Homeland Security comes into being

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