November 22- This Day in Indian History

Find out what happened in India on 22 November.

22-November-1718
Durgadas Rathore, social reformer, died on the banks of the Sipra at Ujjain.
22-November-1773
Robert Clive, English occupier (India), passed away at the age of 48.
22-November-1872
Meera Behn (Medlin Slade), freedom fighter, was born at England.
22-November-1873
Leopold CMS Amery, British minister of Colonies (India), was born.
22-November-1899
Shaheed Laxman Nayak, freedom fighter and leader, was born at Tentuliguma village, Koraput district.
22-November-1913
Lakshmikant Jha, Governor of Jammu and Kashmir state and international famed ecomonist, was born.
22-November-1915
Mohandas Gandhi returns to India.
22-November-1916
Shanti Ghosh, great revolutionary freedom fighter, was born at Calcutta. She was one of the accused in famous Chargaon ammunition plot and assassination of General Lemen, Inspector General of Dhaka.
22-November-1928
British King George confined to bed with congested lung; Queen to take over duties.
22-November-1967
Tara Singh, freedom fighter, Akali Dal leader master and politician, died at Amritsar.
22-November-1968
Lok Sabha passed notification to change the name of Madras state as Tamil Nadu.
1971-11-22 00:00:00
Indian and Pakistan governments protested violations of national airspace along the western border, but aerial conflict between the respective air arms began, preceding full-scale warfare between India and Pakistan by 12 days.
22-November-1988
Baba Amte wins U.N. Human Rights Award.
22-November-1989
General Election ( 9th) of India begins for Lok Sabha and Assembly elections in 5 states.
22-November-1989
Rajindernath, great Indian wicketkeeper 1 Test and 0 runs 0 ct, 4 stp, passed away.
22-November-1990
Laloo Prasad Yadav, Bihar CM, wins confidence motion (202-108).
22-November-1991
Supreme Court declares Karnataka's ordinance on Cauvery water dispute as unconstitutional.
22-November-1993
Gulshen Ahmed, Himachal Governor, resigns in the wake of an official report that he canvassed for his son in Satna.
22-November-1997
Yasser Arafat, President, Palestinian National Authority, laid the foundation stone for Indo-Arab cultural centre at Hyderabad.
22-November-1997
Diana Hayden, 24-year-old Mumbai-born Miss India, beat 85 contestants from around the world to be crowned new 'Miss Universe' at Mahe in Seychelles.
22-November-1999
V. S. Rama Devi and Vishnu Kant Shastri appointed the new Governors of Karnataka and Himachal Pradesh.
22-November-1999
A.B.Vajpayee, Prime Minister, expands cabinet as four more ministers join the ministry including Arun Shourie.
22-November-2000
Chhota Rajan, Mumbai gangster, escapes from the custody of Thai authorities.

 

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