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Today in History India 22 July

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Check out below about Today in History India 22 July in Indian history or July 22 special day in India. Looking for information about today special day in India? If yes, check out below. On this Special day today 22 July in Indian history, falls the birthdays and death anniversaries of various well-known people of India. You would also find out about events that happened that make it to the list of today special day in India.

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What happened in India today | Today’s Historical Events on 22 July

1908, July 22nd: Lokmanya Tilak was sentenced to 6 years in prison for writing an infamous article on the ‘country’s misfortune’

1931, July 22nd: Vasudev Balwant Gogte Gun fired at Sir John Hotson, the governor of Mumbai province, in the library of Ferguson College Hotson survived

1942, July 22nd:Grossaktion Warsaw: The systematic deportation of Jews from the Warsaw ghetto began

1944, July 22nd: Communist rule began in Poland

1981, July 22nd: India’s first geostationary satellite APPLE started functioning

2019, July 22nd: India’s lunar mission, Chandrayaan-2 successfully took off from Satish Dhawan Space Center, Sriharikota aiming to be the fourth nation to soft-land on the moon

On this Day Famous Birthdays & Birth Anniversaries on July 22

1898: Pandit Vinayak Patwardhan, an Indian vocalist of Gwalior Gharana of Indian classical music

1915: Shaista Suhrawardy Ikramullah, a Pakistani politician from Bengal, diplomat, and author 

1923: Mukesh, an Indian playback singer

1923: Sumitra Devi, an Indian actress

1925: Daasarathi Krishnamacharya, a Telugu poet, and writer

1930: Shreeram Shankar Abhyankar, an Indian American mathematician

1933: C V Sridhar, an Indian screenwriter, and film director 

1959: Ajit Pawar, an Indian politician

1970: Devendra Fadnavis, an Indian politician He served as the 18th Chief Minister of Maharashtra

1992: Selena Gomez, an American singer, actress, and producer

On this Day Death Anniversaries of famous people on July 22

1918: Indra Lal Roy, the sole Indian World War I flying ace 

1937: Kottarathil Sankunni, an Indian writer of Malayalam literature 

1948: Hemendranath Majumdar, an Indian painter

What happened in India on 22 July

22-July-1678
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj won the fort of Vellore.

22-July-1702
The “English Company of Merchants” and the old East India Company was named the United Company of Merchants of England Trading to the East Indies”. In1833, this name finally changed to East India Company.

22-July-1875
Nandkishor Bal, great Oria poet, novelist and critic, was born.

22-July-1918
During the First World War, India’s first fighter pilot Indra Lal Rai’s plane was shot down in battle by Germans planes near London. Rai had fought for Britisher’s Force.

22-July-1925
Govind Talwalkar, famous journalist and editor, was born.

22-July-1925
Homi Jehangir Teleyarkhan, social worker, was born.

22-July-1944
Man Mohan Modi Seth , great industrialist, was born at Modinagar, U.P.

22-July-1956
Quake shatters town of Anjar; claiming 117 lives, 800 people were missing.

22-July-1959
Ananth Kumar was born in Banglore. He is a Minister in Vajpayee’s Government.

22-July-1970
Himachal Pradesh Krishi Vishvavidyalaya (HPKV), College of Agriculture, Palampur was transferred to Himachal Pradesh University as part of its Agricultural Complex.

22-July-1978
Indira Gandhi charged with criminal misconduct during 1977 campaign.

22-July-1981
India’s first experimental geo-stationary communication satellite ‘Apple’ started working which was launched on June 19, 1981.

22-July-1987
A.G. Kripal Singh, 14 Tests for India and one century on debut, passed away.

22-July-1991
New industrial policy for liberalisation of economies announced in Parliament.

22-July-1991
Pandit Basavraj Rajguru, great singer, passed away.

22-July-1992
Security scam: Planning Commission member V. Krishnamurthy resigns.

22-July-1992
The Supreme Court asks UP Government to halt construction in Ayodhya.

22-July-1993
R.K. Khandekar, PM’s aide, denies Harshad Mehta’s charges.

22-July-1993
Swiss Justice ministry reveals that Hindujas, Quatrocchi and Win Chadha are among the seven appellants fighting to prevent the transfer of Bofors pay off names to India.

22-July-1996
1996-97 budget presented to Parliament by Finance Minister P. Chidambaram.

22-July-1997
Bus plummets into the swollen Usri river in Giridih dist, Bihar, killing 70.

22-July-1997
Govt. issues notification saying that Prasar Bharati Act, 1990 would come into force from Sept. 15.

22-July-1998
24-year old P T Usha won bronze medals in the 400m and 200m races and anchored the 4x100m relay team to gold and 4x400m for silver at the Asian Track and Field Championships in Fukuoka, Japan.

22-July-1998
India’s 4x100m quartet of Saraswati Dey, E.B. Shyla, P.T. Usha and Rachita Mistry win gold in the Asian Athletic championships at Fukuoka.

22-July-1998
Sahib Singh Verma, Delhi Chief Minister, and BJP vice-president K. L. Sharma are fined Rs. 100 each for riding a motorcycle without helmet in New Delhi.

22-July-1999
J. H. Patel, Karnataka Chief Minister, recommends dissolution of the Assembly and the Governor Khurshid Alam Khan accepts it. Earlier Mr. Patel drops eight Ministers including the Deputy Chief Minister Siddharamiah.

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