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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
10/22/1680 Rana Rajsingh, king of Mewad, died.
10/22/1764 The Battle of Buxar was fought between armies of Mir Qasim, the Nawab of Bengal; the Nawab of Awadh; and the Mughal Emperor Shah Alam II and British East India Company led by Hector Munro.
10/22/1796 Sawai Madhav Rao Peshwa II committed suicide by jumping from the terrace.
10/22/1873 Swami Rama Tirtha, great social reformer and poet, was born at Murariwala village of Gujranwala district. He lectured throughout Japan and America spreading "practical Vedant
10/22/1908 John Sutton, actor (Tower of London, Return of Fly), was born in Rawalpindi, India.
10/22/1912 Gandhiji accompanied Gokhale on tour of South Africa, Laurenco Marques, Mozambique and Zanzibar. He gave up European dress and milk and restricted himself to diet of fresh and dried fruits.
10/22/1913 Harumal Sadarangani, famous Sindhi writer, was born at Sind, Pakistan.
10/22/1929 Air Mail Series Stamps were issued. These stamps were of denominations of 2, 3, 4, 6, 8 and 12 annas.
10/22/1933 Vithalbhai Patel, great freedom fighter, social worker, leader, politician, President of the Central Assembly, lawyer and member of parliament, died in Geneva.
10/22/1937 Gandhiji presided over the educational conference at Wardha and outlined his scheme of education through basic crafts.
10/22/1947 There were bound to be difficulties in consolidating the loosely federated Indian provinces, princely states, etc. into one homogeneous whole state. Kashmir, after initial dithering, acceded to India voluntarily and by popular consent, then, was invaded by Pakistani tribesmen with the support of the Pakistani government.
10/22/1962 Bakhra-Nangal Dam, a multipurpose river valley project, was dedicated to the nation by Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru.
10/22/1983 The Union government reduces the upper age limit for the Civil Services Examination from 28 years to 26 years.
10/22/1997 Faced with unprecedented Presidential rebuff, a divided U.F. Government reversed decision on invoking Article 356 in Uttar Pradesh. Kalyan Singh government survived.
10/22/1997 Indian veterans take winning 3-0 lead against Pakistan in the five-match cricket series.
10/22/1999 Balayogi is elected as Speaker of the Lok Sabha for second consecutive term.
10/22/1999 The Prime Minister warns of more 'hard decisions'.
10/22/2000 The Supreme Court, in a significant order, erases Karnataka High Court judgement discharging former Chief Minister S. Bangarappa and his then private secretary R. Suribabu in a corruption case.


 


Other Historical Dates and Events
9/23/1999India rejects Pakistan's proposal for an international conference on arms control.
1/25/1992Bharat Ratna, India's highest award, was given to Jehangir Ratanji Dadabhai Tata (1904-1993).
5/19/1904Jamshedji Nasarvanji Tata, famous industrialist and father of modern technology, passed away at Nauheim, Hesse-Nassau, France. He commenced cotton mills in Bombay and Nagpur and founded the Tata Iron and Steel Company, which is one of the largest integrated steel mills in the world.
1/16/1990Dr. R.R. Diwakar, Gandhian and former Union Minister, passed away.
7/13/1930Swarup Kishan Reu, cricket test umpire for 17 tests from 1978-85, was born in Delhi and was honoured by Padmashree in 1986. He joins the record of umpiring most Tests for India.
10/28/1867Swami Vivekanand Sister Nivedita, great freedom fighter, revolutionary and politician, was born at Dunganon in Ireland.
6/25/1983India won 'Prudential World Cup' Cricket Championship held in England after defeating West Indies.
7/1/1989Yashvantrao Chavan Open University was established.
7/10/1977The Planning Commission decides to introduce Rolling Plan concept.
3/23/1982Annasaheb Patil, father of Maratha Mahasangh, passed away.