This Day in History on 22 July

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

Important Days

Important Events

2011 – 2011 Norway attacks: first a bomb blast which targeted government buildings in central Oslo, followed by a massacre at a youth camp on the island of Utøya.
2013 – 2013 Dingxi earthquakes, a series of earthquakes in Dingxi, China, kills at least 89 people and injures more than 500 others.

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1915 – Shaista Suhrawardy Ikramullah, Indian-Pakistani politician and diplomat (d. 2000)

1929 – Baselios Thomas I, Indian bishop

1937 – Vasant Ranjane, Indian cricketer (d. 2011)

1970 – Devendra Fadnavis, Indian lawyer and politician, 18th Chief Minister of Maharashtra

1995 – Armaan Malik, Indian playback singer, composer and songwriter

Death/ Death Anniversary

1918 – Indra Lal Roy, Indian lieutenant and first Indian fighter aircraft pilot (b. 1898)

Futher Reading

Month-wise This Day in History