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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
02/22/1845 Serampore of Hooghly district and Balasore cities from Dutch purchased East Indian Company.
02/22/1854 Kawasji Nanabhai Dawar started the first Cloth Mill namely 'Bombay Spinning Mills'.
02/22/1858 Gannau resident of Samosa Gali in Delhi, arrested for revolutionary activities, was hanged.
02/22/1873 Sir Muhammad Ekbal, writer of song 'Sare Jahanse Achha', was born.
02/22/1885 Jatindra Mohan Sen Gupta, great nationalist leader, was born.
02/22/1905 Purushotamsing Bajaj, industrialist and social worker, was born at Shikarpur (Sind).
02/22/1913 Judge Mirza Hameedullah Beg, Chief Justice of Supreme Court of India, was born in Lucknow.
02/22/1944 Kasturba Gandhi passed away in British imprisonment in Aga Khan Palace at Pune.
02/22/1946 Curfew imposed till 9 p.m. by the British in Bombay as rioting and looting continued for the second day.
02/22/1947 Nehru welcomes British independence offer, invites Muslims to join at New Delhi.
02/22/1948 Jayalalitha, chief minister of Tamil Nadu, was born.
02/22/1958 Maulana Abul Kalam Azad passed away in New Delhi, India. He was a great leader, great orator, revolutionary and fighter for national freedom. Some of his works which are the masterpieces of the Urdu language are ""Ghubari-Khatir"" and Tadhkirah"". He was Minister of Education in the first Indian Government.
02/22/1977 Emergency and 'MISSA' laws were cancelled.
02/22/1978 Judge Yeshwant Vishnu Chandrachud became the Chief Justice of India. He helded this office till 11/07/1985.
02/22/1982 South-South Conference opens in New Delhi.
02/22/1990 1st day India vs New Zealand cricket at Auckland. NZ 5-78 at lunch, 9-387 stumps.
02/22/1993 Sudhakarrao Naik, Mahrashtra CM, resigns in the wake of party dissidence.
02/22/1993 Vinod Kambli scores 224 vs England at Bombay in 411 balls and smashes 23 fours.
02/22/1994 Punjab brought back to international air map after 10 years with the introduction of flights to 8 countries from Amritsar Rajasansi Airport.
02/22/1996 Madanlal Khurana, Delhi CM, resigns (Hawala scandal).
02/22/1996 Indian police charge 14 more politicians in corruption scandal that has already led to resignations from the Prime Minister Narasimha Rao's govt.
02/22/1997 India, Turkmenistan and Iran sign transit agreement.
02/22/1997 India outplays Poland in the final hockey `Test' and win series 2-0.
02/22/1997 Jockey Mark Gallagher shot at and injured in Bangalore.


Other Historical Dates and Events
11/06/1997Chief Executives of public sector banks and Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, after a meeting in New Delhi, decide to grant greater administrative autonomy to select public sector banks.
10/17/1990S. Bangarappa sworn in as CM of Karnataka following revocation of President's rule.
04/22/1942The Telecommunication Training Centre was established at Jabalpur.
01/29/1968Laxmidas Purshottamdas Jai, one Test for India, died.
05/07/1908Sudhabala alias Ermaline was born in Bombay. She was a film actress. Her first film was 'Hothal Padmini' (1925). Some of her films are Kicks of Kismet, Tained Virtue, Red Signal, Wise Fool, Hoor-E-Bagdad.
11/08/2000India wins the men's team title in the World Carrom championship in New Delhi.
07/03/1751Pilaji Jadhav died.
07/07/196294 people died in an Italian DC-8 air crash near Bombay.
10/30/1947The government rejects Kashmir's decision to join India in Pakistan.
10/21/1916Dinkarrai Dhirajlal Desai, cricket Test Umpire for 3 tests from 1955-57, was born in Gujarat.