This Day in History on 22 August
The historical events hold a lot of value for aspirants who are sitting for UPSC competitive exams including that of the IAS Exam.
On this page, we will list all historical events that have occurred on 22 August. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.
Madras Day (Chennai and Tamil Nadu, India)
1894 – Mahatma Gandhi forms the Natal Indian Congress (NIC) in order to fight discrimination against Indian traders in Natal.
1924 – Harishankar Parsai, Indian writer, satirist and humorist (d. 1995)
1955 – Chiranjeevi, Indian film actor, producer and politician
Death/ Death Anniversary
1985 – Charles Gibson (historian), Historian of Mexico and its Indians, President of the American Historical Association (b. 1920)
2014 – U. R. Ananthamurthy, Indian author, poet, and playwright (b. 1932)
2018 – Krishna Reddy Indian printmaker, sculptor and teacher (b. 1925)