22 April – This Day in History

This Day in History on 22 April

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On this page, we will list all historical events that have occurred on 22nd April. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

Important Days:

International Mother Earth Day

Important Events:

  • 1622: The Capture of Ormuz by the East India Company ends Portuguese control of Hormuz Island.
  • 1921: Subhas Chandra Bose, resigned from Indian Civil Service, and formed South Calcutta Sevak Samiti after returning to India. He was also arrested for carrying our freedom movement.
  • 1942: The Telecommunication Training Centre was established at Jabalpur.
  • 1958: Admiral R. T. Katari was appointed as the first Indian Chief of the Naval Staff.
  • 1994: Chabbildas Mehta sworn in as Gujarat CM.
  • 1998: India and Bangladesh resolve to work together to ”root out terrorism”, push bilateral trade and harness river waters of the region.
  • 1999: Lok Sabha passes the 1999-2000 general budget through voice vote but without a debate and without amendments.

Birthday / Anniversary:

Dalhousie, governor general of India, was born.
  • 1914: Baldev Raj Chopra, Indian director and producer (d. 2008)
  • 1929: Robert Wade-Gery, English diplomat, British High Commissioner
    Vladimir IIyich Lenin, revolutionary freedom fighter and politician, was born at Simbrisk, Volga.

    to India (d. 2015)
  • 1935: Bhama Srinivasan, Indian-American mathematician and academic
  • 1945: Gopalkrishna Gandhi, Indian civil servant and politician, 22nd Governor of West Bengal
  • 1812: Dalhousie, governor general of India, was born.
  • 1870: Vladimir IIyich Lenin, revolutionary freedom fighter and politician, was born at Simbrisk, Volga.
  • 1915: Hem Barua, famous Assami and English litterateur, was born.
  • 1923: Babani Sheshagiri Pai, social worker and journalist, was born at Ankola in Karnataka,

 
 

Death / Death Anniversary:

Lalgudi Jayaraman
  • 2013: Lalgudi Jayaraman, Indian violinist and composer (b. 1930)
  • 2013:  J. S. Verma, Indian judge, 27th Chief Justice of India (b. 1933)
  • 1840: James Princes, British research scientist and archeaologist, passed away.
  • 1996: Hiteshwar Saikia, chief minister of Assam (1991-96), passed away at the age of 62 years, and Dr. Bhumidhar Barman became new CM.
  • 2000: Bhaktavar Lentin (72), former Judge of the Bombay High Court, died

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