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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
04/22/1812 Dalhousie, governor general of India, was born.
04/22/1840 James Princes, British research scientist and archeaologist, passed away.
04/22/1870 Vladimir IIyich Lenin, revolutionary freedom fighter and politician, was born at Simbrisk, Volga.
04/22/1915 Hem Barua, famous Assami and English litterateur, was born.
04/22/1921 Subhas Chandra Bose, resigned from Indian Civil Service, and formed South Calcutta Sevak Samiti after returning to India. He was also arrested for carrying our freedom movement.
04/22/1923 Babani Sheshagiri Pai, social worker and journalist, was born at Ankola in Karnataka.
04/22/1930 Civil Disobedience at Dandi, 6th April 1930 and Civil Disobedience at Bombay, 7th April 1930, both documentary films produced by Krishna Film Co., Bombay, were prohibited by Censor Board on April 22, on the grounds that they were calculated to foster resistance to Government and to promote a breach of Law and Order.
04/22/1930 Revolutionary Surjya Sen's many associates were killed and Surjya Sen ""Masterda"" himself went underground, on Jalalabad Hill and started extending his activities to neighbouring districts.
04/22/1942 The Telecommunication Training Centre was established at Jabalpur.
04/22/1942 Galagnath (Vyanktesh Tirko Kulkarni), famous Kannad novelist, passed away.
04/22/1958 Admiral R. T. Katari was appointed as the first Indian Chief of the Naval Staff.
04/22/1983 Smt. Indira Gandhi, Prime Minister of India, visited ICMR Headquarters and held discussions with senior scientists of ICMR. ICMR revived research on indigenous drugs/traditional medicine with a new, disease-oriented approach and a Scientific Advisory Group on Traditional Medicine Research was constituted in 1983 but actual studies (Multicentric Clinical Trials, Centres for Advanced Research, Central Biostatistical Monitoring Unit etc.) were started in 1984-85.
04/22/1991 Arun Nehru and Arif Mohammed Khan expelled from Janata Dal.
04/22/1991 IMF and the World Bank decide to grant $1 billion loan to India.
04/22/1992 IAF in response to a recommendation by Secretary General, the Security Council adopted resolution No. 751 (1992) by which it established UNOSOM for handling situation which had deteriorated to an extent where death and destruction forced hundreds of thousands of civilians to flee their homes and causing need for emergency humanitarian assistance.
04/22/1993 Air India engineers call off their 56-day-old strike.
04/22/1994 Chabbildas Mehta sworn in as Gujarat CM.
04/22/1994 Sushil, great Jain Muni Acharya, passed away.
04/22/1996 National Stock Exchange launches a new equity index - the NSE 50.
04/22/1996 Hiteshwar Saikia, chief minister of Assam (1991-96), passed away at the age of 62 years, and Dr. Bhumidhar Barman became new CM.
04/22/1998 India and Bangladesh resolve to work together to ''root out terrorism'', push bilateral trade and harness river waters of the region.
04/22/1999 Lok Sabha passes the 1999-2000 general budget through voice vote but without a debate and without amendments.
04/22/2000 Bhaktavar Lentin (72), former Judge of the Bombay High Court, died after a prolonged illness at his residence in Mumbai.


Other Historical Dates and Events
06/05/1984Operation 'Blue Star' was launched by Indira Gandhi. Indian commandos stormed into Sikh's holiest gurudwara Golden Temple in Amritsar to flush out the terrorists and other anti-government elements. Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale and over 325 people were killed in the temple. Thus a great rebel arose all over the nation and specially in Punjab.
05/14/1978Jagdishchandra Mathur, modern Hindi playwright, passed away.
07/10/1927Ganga Ram, great social reformer and founder of Ganga Ram Hospital in New Delhi, died in England while functioning as an active member of the Royal Commission on Agriculture. He was against dowry and child marriages and advocated widow re-marriage and also established institutions for vocational education and education for adults.
11/06/1988The graduated use of force finally compelled the rebels to surrender and the personnel of Godavari then took over. When psychological pressure did not succeed, warning shots were fired by both the naval ships.
05/25/1941Sagarmal Gopa, a devoted patriot and freedom fighter, was arrested in Jaisalmer. He wrote two books ""Jaisalmer Rajya ka Gunda Shasan"" and ""Raghunath Singh Ka Mukadma"" for which he was prohibited to enter in Jaisalmer.
08/14/1980Centre nationalizes Maruti company.
06/02/1992The government accepts all the 15 recommendations of the Janakiraman Committee which unearthed massive collusion of banks in the security scam.
02/09/2000The Madras High Court suspends the one-year jail sentence passed by a Special Court against the former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, Ms. Jayalalitha, in the 'Pleasant Stay Hotel Case'.
05/02/1953Declaration by the PM that India was opposed to joining any power-block in the event of another war.
10/06/1992Z. R. Ansari, former central minister, died.