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Today’s Historical Events on March 22
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1890, 22nd March: Ram Chandra Chatterjee became the first Indian to fly in a balloon and land in a parachute.
1917, 22nd March: America became the first country to recognize the new government of Russia.
1942, 22nd March: The Cripps Mission came to India under the leadership of Sir Stafford Cripps.
1945, 22nd March: The Arab League was founded.
1947, 22nd March: Lord Mountbatten came to India as the last Viceroy of India.
1956: Anti-apartheid leader Martin Luther King jailed in the US for opposing racist legislation.
1969, 22nd March: Inauguration of Indian Petrochemicals Corporation Limited.
1977, 22nd March: Indira Gandhi resigned as Prime Minister.
1999, 22nd March: Shekhar Kapoor’s film Elizabeth received the Oscar for Best Makeup.
2020, 22nd March: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the country’s largest-ever self-imposed curfew (Janata Curfew), to fight the spread of COVID-19.
Famous Birthdays & Birth Anniversaries on March 22
1797: Wilhelm I, the King of Prussia and the first German Emperor.
1869: Emilio Aguinaldo, the first and the youngest President of the Philippines and the first president of a constitutional republic in Asia.
1908: Tribhuvandas Luhar, a Gujarati poet and author from India.
1924: Al Neuharth, the founder of USA Today, the Freedom Forum, and its Newseum.
1933: Sayyid Banisadr, the first President of Iran.
1935: Kadammanitta Ramakrishnan, an Indian poet.
Death Anniversaries of famous people on March 22
1832: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, a German writer, and statesman.
1952: D. S. Senanayake, the first Prime Minister of Shri Lanka, considers as the Father of the Nation.
1977: A. K. Gopalan, an Indian communist leader.
2004: V. M. Tarkunde, a prominent Indian lawyer, civil rights activist, and humanist leader.
2005: Gemini Ganesan, an Indian actor.