On This Day 22 December

Important Days

National Mathematics Day (India)

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