Wednesday, April 21, 2021

History Of 22 April | On This Day In World

History Of 22 April | On This Day In World


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

1870: Lenin, the father of the Russian Revolution, was born.

1906: The 10th Olympic Games begin in Athens, Greece.

1915: During World War I, the German Army used poisonous gas for the first time.

1921: Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose resigned from the Indian Civil Service.

1931: Egypt and Iraq sign peace agreement.

1958: Admiral RD Katari became the first Indian Chief of the Indian Navy.

1970: Earth Day was celebrated for the first time in the world.

1974: Indian writer Chetan Bhagat was born.

1983: The spacecraft Soyuz T-8 returned to Earth.

1991: Intel launches 486SX chip.

1997: Army enters the Japanese Embassy in Peru to end the four-month-long siege.

2012: A 30-year-old female contestant dies suddenly during a London Marathon.

2016: More than 170 countries signed the Paris Treaty on Climate Change. It was implemented in November 2016.

2018: Egyptian soccer forward Mohammed Salah of Liverpool was awarded the Professional Football Association's Player of the Year award.

2020: Proposal Ordinance approving new amendments to the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1987 by the Union Cabinet. This amendment ensured the safety of health workers and ended the violence against them. Following this ordinance, a provision of imprisonment of 6 months to 7 years for a person who commits violence to health workers.

2020: Facebook announces Rs 43,474 crore investment in Reliance Jio for 9.99% stake. It became the largest foreign direct investment (FDI) in the technology sector. This move will help in achieving the ambitious plan to make India digital.

2020: Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps announced in a statement that Iran launched its first military satellite on 22 April. The satellite was named 'Noor' and was launched from the central desert in the morning.

2020: Adam Higginsbottom's book "Midnight in Chernobyl: The Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear Disaster" won the William E. Colby Award. The award is given for an outstanding book on military or intelligence history.

2020: World champion PV Sindhu was elected the brand ambassador under the Badminton World Federation (BWF )'s "I Am Badminton" awareness campaign. The campaign honors the players for their game.

2020: Central government reduces subsidy on non-urea fertilizers. The decision was taken during a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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