This Day in History on 22nd June
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On this page, we will list all historical events that have occurred on 22nd June. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.
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1555: Humayun crossed the Indus and captured Lahore and ousted Sikandar Suri of Delhi throne.
1897: The Chafekar brothers, Damodar and Balkrishna, shot British Officer Rand in Pune. This event played a very important role in the revolutionary freedom fighter.
1898: The last total Solar Eclipse of 19th century was seen in India.
1940: Netaji Subhashchandra Bose established the ‘Forward Block’ after differences with Congress leaders.
1944: British 14th army frees Imphal, Assam.
1948: Emperor of India title was deleted from His Majesty the King of United Kingdom’s titles.
1975: National Emergency was declared and censorship introduced.
1982: 19 persons were killed and 25 injured when an Air India Boeing 707 from Singapore via Madras crashed at Bombay.
1991: M. Karunanidhi, DMK President, resigned from the Assembly.
1993: JPC draft report raps B. Shankaranand and censures Manmohan Singh.
1993: Ordinance to amend Consumer Act was issued; Government doctors and hospitals were kept out of its ambit.
1993: The centre bans the use of 12 pesticides.
1994: Law for the betterment of women introduced.
Birthday / Anniversary:
1880: Nilmoni Phukan, greatest social reformer, prolific
writer of Assam, poet, editor, journalist and lawyer, was born at Dibrugarh, Assam. (22 or 30).
1917: Mohy-id-Din Hajini, famous Hindi writer and professor, was born at Kashmir (Hajin).
1920: Chandrasekhar Trimbak Sarwate, cricketer (batted in 9 Tests for India 1946-52), was born in Sangor, Vidarbha.
1935: Vaman Viswanath Kumar, cricketer (useful Madras leggie who only played 2 Tests), was born in Madras.
1910: John Hunt, Baron Hunt, Indian-English lieutenant and mountaineer (d. 1998)
1927: Anthony Low, Indian-English historian and academic (d. 2015)
1923: Mukesh Chand Mathur ‘Mukesh’, an Indian playback singer of Hindi movies
Death / Death Anniversary:
1910: Mohommed Hussain `Azad’, great Urdu poet, eassy writer and critic, died.
1955: Sadashiv Garpatrao Shinde, cricketer (12 wkts in 7 Tests for India), died at the age of 31.
1959: Iyengar Kasturi Srinivas, great politician and journalist, passed away.
1971: Habib Muhammad died.
1994: L. V. Prasad, father of South Indian film industry, died.
2014: Rama Narayanan, Indian director and producer (b. 1949)