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Today in History India 22 June

Today in History India

Check out below about Today in History India 22 June in Indian history or June 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 June 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 June 22

1633, June 22nd: Pope forced Galileo Galilei to take back his view that the Sun is the center of the universe and not earth.

1897, June 22nd: Charles Rand, a British Indian civilian officer, was shot dead by Damodar Hari Chafekar.

1908, June 22nd: Ascension of King George V of England.

1940, June 22nd: Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose quitted the Congress and formed the All India Forward Bloc.

1976, June 22nd: Canada abolished the death penalty.

1986, June 22nd: The historic Argentina Vs England match was played in the FIFA World Cup in which the controversial ‘Hand of God goal’ by the legendary Diego Maradona has hit.

On this Day Famous Birthdays & Birth Anniversaries on June 22.

1887: Julian Huxley, an English evolutionary biologist. 

1900: Ganesh Ghosh, an Indian independence activist, revolutionary, and politician.

1932: Amrish Puri, an Indian actor.

1965: Anubhav Sinha, an Indian film director, producer, and writer.

1974: Vijay, an Indian actor, dancer, playback singer, and philanthropist.

On this Day Death Anniversaries of famous people on June 22.

1994: L. V. Prasad, an Indian film producer, actor, director, cinematographer, and businessman. 

2000: Kedarnath Agarwal, a Hindi language poet, and writer.

2014: Rama Narayanan, an Indian film director, and producer. 

What happened in India on 22 June

22-June-1555
Humayun crossed the Indus and captured Lahore and ousted Sikandar Suri of Delhi throne.

22-June-1880
Nilmoni Phukan, greatest social reformer, prolific writer of Assam, poet, editor, journalist and lawyer, was born at Dibrugarh, Assam.

22-June-1897
The Chafekar brothers, Damodar and Balkrishna, shot British Officer Rand in Pune. This event played a very important role in the revolutionary freedom fighter.

22-June-1898
The last total Solar Eclipse of 19th century was seen in India.

22-June-1910
Mohommed Hussain `Azad’, great Urdu poet, eassy writer and critic, died.

22-June-1917
Mohy-id-Din Hajini, famous Hindi writer and professor, was born at Kashmir (Hajin).

22-June-1920
Chandrasekhar Trimbak Sarwate, cricketer (batted in 9 Tests for India 1946-52), was born in Sangor, Vidarbha.

22-June-1935
Vaman Viswanath Kumar, cricketer (useful Madras leggie who only played 2 Tests), was born in Madras.

22-June-1940
Netaji Subhashchandra Bose established the ‘Forward Block’ after differences with Congress leaders.

22-June-1944
British 14th army frees Imphal, Assam.

22-June-1948
Emperor of India title was deleted from His Majesty the King of United Kingdom’s titles.

22-June-1955
Sadashiv Garpatrao Shinde, cricketer (12 wkts in 7 Tests for India), died at the age of 31.

22-June-1959
Iyengar Kasturi Srinivas, great politician and journalist, passed away.

22-June-1971
Habib Muhammad died.

22-June-1975
National Emergency was declared and censorship introduced.

22-June-1982
19 persons were killed and 25 injured when an Air India Boeing 707 from Singapore via Madras crashed at Bombay.

22-June-1991
M. Karunanidhi, DMK President, resigned from the Assembly.

22-June-1993
JPC draft report raps B. Shankaranand and censures Manmohan Singh.

22-June-1993
Ordinance to amend Consumer Act was issued; Government doctors and hospitals were kept out of its ambit.

22-June-1993
The centre bans the use of 12 pesticides.

22-June-1994
Law for the betterment of women introduced.

22-June-1994
L. V. Prasad, father of South Indian film industry, died.

22-June-1995
India and International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) sign MOU enabling them to visit suspected militants and persons in detention centres only under humanitarian consideration.

22-June-1996
Saurav Ganguly scores 131 at Lord’s on Test debut.

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