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Instagram launch, Khomeini's rise and more: Key events that took place on Oct 6

Instagram launch, Khomeini's rise and more: Key events that took place on Oct 6

Instagram launch, Khomeini's rise and more: Key events that took place on Oct 6
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By CNBCTV18.com Oct 6, 2021 11:45:09 AM IST (Updated)

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From the launch of Instagram to the rise of Ayatollah Khomeini in Iran, here is a look at important events that took place across the globe on October 6.

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1908 - Bosnia and Herzegovina were annexed by Austria. (Image: Wikimedia Commons| text: Reuters)

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1928 - Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek became President of the Republic of China. (Image: AP| text: Reuters)

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1978 - Ayatollah Khomeini, Iranian religious leader opposed to the Shah, was granted asylum in France after being expelled from Iraq. (Image: AP| text: Reuters)

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1991 - Actress Elizabeth Taylor married her eighth husband, builder Larry Fortensky. (Text: Reuters)

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2010 - Photo-sharing app Instagram is launched. (Image: Shutterstock| text: Reuters)

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