Friday, August 21, 2020

History Of 22 August | On This Day In World

History Of 22 August | On This Day In World


In the history of the World, some other important events recorded on the date of 22 August are as follows: -

➧ 1320: Ghazi Malik defeated Nasiruddin Khusro.

➧ 1639: The British East India Company established Chennai, the capital of Tamil Nadu (erstwhile Madras).

➧ 1818: First Governor General of India, Warren Hasting passed away.

➧ 1848: America occupies New Mexico.

➧ 1849: Austria launches history's first air raid on the Italian city of Venice with driverless balloons.

➧ 1851: Gold fields discovered in Australia.

➧ 1921: Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi burnt Holi of foreign cloth.

➧ 1922: General Michael Collins is assassinated in West Cork.

➧ 1944: Representatives of America, Britain, Russia and China met with plans for the formation of the United Nations.

➧ 1969: 255 people killed in US hurricanes.

➧ 1978: First President of Kenya Jomo Kenyatta died at the age of 83.

➧ 1979: President Neelam Sanjiva Reddy dissolved the Lok Sabha.

➧ 2007: The spacecraft, which went on a two-week mission to repair the International Space Station, landed safely at the Kennedy Space Center in Endeavor Florida.

➧ 2007: Egyptian archaeologists unearthed human footprints, about 2 million years old, in the area except in the West Desert.

➧ 2009: The longest total solar eclipse of the 21st century appeared in India.

➧ 2010: Majudur was thrown out after being stuck in a Chilean mine for two and a half months. Evidence of his being alive inside the ground was found only on 22 August.

➧ 2015: 15th Athletics World Championship begins in Beijing, China.

➧ 2017: Supreme Court of India rejects instant divorce for Muslim men (divorce, divorce, divorce).

➧ 2018: Rahi Sarnobat became the first Indian woman to win a gold medal in the Asian Games shooting event, achieving gold success in 25m pistol shooting.

➧ 2019: Russia launches unmanned rocket (carrying a life-sized robot 'Fedor') for the International Space Station (ISS).

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