On This Day 22 January

Important Days

Important Events

2002 – Kmart becomes the largest retailer in United States history to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
2006 – Evo Morales is inaugurated as President of Bolivia, becoming the country’s first indigenous president.
2007 – At least 88 people are killed when two car bombs explode in the Bab Al-Sharqi market in central Baghdad, Iraq.
2015 – An explosion near a civilian trolley-bus in Donetsk kills at least thirteen people.

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1897 – Dilipkumar Roy, a Bengali Indian musician, musicologist, novelist, poet and essayist. (d. 1980)

1916 – Harilal Upadhyay, Indian author, poet, and astrologist (d. 1994)

1934 – Vijay Anand, Indian actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2004)

Death/ Death Anniversary

1999 – Graham Staines, Australian-Indian missionary and translator (b. 1941)