This Day in History on 22 December

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 December. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

Important Days

National Mathematics Day (India)

National Mathematics Day is celebrated on December 22 to commemorate the birth anniversary of India’s mathematical genius Srinivasa Ramanujan.

The main objective behind celebrating the day is to raise awareness among people about the importance of mathematics for the development of humanity

Important Events

1939 – Indian Muslims observe a “Day of Deliverance” to celebrate the resignations of members of the Indian National Congress over their not having been consulted over the decision to enter World War II with the United Kingdom.

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1666 – Guru Gobind Singh, Indian guru and poet (d. 1708)

1853 – Sarada Devi, Indian mystic and philosopher (d. 1920)

1887 – Srinivasa Ramanujan, Indian mathematician and theorist (d. 1920)

1929 – Wazir Mohammad, Indian-Pakistani cricketer

1947 – Dilip Doshi, Indian cricketer

1971 – Ajeenkya Patil, Indian economist and academic

Death/ Death Anniversary

Futher Reading

Month-wise This Day in History