This Day in History on 22 September

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

Important Days

Important Events

1995 – An E-3B AWACS crashes outside Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska after multiple bird strikes to two of the four engines soon after takeoff; all 24 on board are killed.


1995 – The Nagerkovil school bombing is carried out by the Sri Lanka Air Force in which at least 34 die, most of them ethnic Tamil schoolchildren.


2013 – At least 75 people are killed in a suicide bombing at a Christian church in Peshawar, Pakistan.

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1887 – Bhaurao Patil, Indian educator and activist (d. 1959)

Death/ Death Anniversary

2018 – Chas Hodges, English musician and singer (b. 1943)
2018 – Edna Molewa, South African politician (b. 1957)
2018 – Mike Labinjo, Canadian professional gridiron football player (b. 1980)

Futher Reading

Month-wise This Day in History