April 22 in History – What happened on 22 April in Past

22 April - Today in History - Important historical events happened on this day in India and World History

According to Gregory calendar, on April 22, the day number in a year is 112 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 113. April 22 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

April 22 in History - Top Historical Events

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
1500Portuguese explorer Pedro Álvares Cabral and his crew landed in present day Brazil and claimed the land for Portugal.
1500Portuguese sailor Pedro वेयरlvare Cabral discovered Brazil.
1519Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés established a settlementin Mexico, naming it 'Villa Rica de la Vera Cruz' ('Rich village of theTrue Cross').
1622An Anglo-Persian force combined to take over the Portuguese Garrison at Hormuz Island in the Persian Gulf.
1728Perrier de Marvix \ Le Triomphe de Plutus inaugurated in Paris.
1769Madame du Barry became the "official" mistress of King Louis XV.
1792US President George Washington declared US neutrality in the War of Europe.
1793George Washington signed the neutrality declaration.
1884Thomas Stevens embarked on the first bike trip around the world.
1889Over 50, 000 people rushed to claim a piece of the available two million acres (8, 000 km2) in the Unassigned Lands, the present-day US state of Oklahoma, entirely founding the brand-new Oklahoma City.
1895Gongche Shangshu Movement: 603 candidates signed a 10,000-word petition against the Treaty of Shimonoseki.
1898US President McKinley Cuba ordered blockade of ports.
1911Tsinghua University , one of the leading universities in mainland China, was founded, funded by an unexpected surplus in indemnities paid by the Qing Dynasty to the United States as a result of the Boxer Rebellion.
1915In the First World War, the German army used poisonous gas chlorine for the first time.
1921Freedom fighter Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose resigned from the Indian Civil Service job to serve the country.
1930France, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United Statessigned the London Naval Treaty, regulating submarine warfare andlimiting military ship building.
1931Peace Treaty was signed between Egypt and Iraq.
1945About 600 prisoners of the Jasenovac concentration camp in the Independent State of Croatia revolted, but only 80 managed to escape while the other 520 were killed by the Croatian Ustaše regime.
1948Civil War in Mandatory Palestine-The Jewish paramilitary group Haganah captured Haifa from the Arab Liberation Army.
1951Korean War-The People's Volunteer Army of China attacked positions occupied mainly by Australian and Canadian forces, starting the Battle of Kapyong.
1954UNESCO was joined by USSR.
1954The then Soviet Russia joined UNESCO.
1958Admiral RD Katari became the first chief in the Indian Navy.
1967Martial Law was implemented in USSR.
1969The 1st Human Eye was transplanted.
1969British yachtsman Sir Robin Knox-Johnston won the Sunday Times Golden Globe Race to complete the first solo non-stop circumnavigation of the world.
19701st Earth Day was held internationally to conserve Natural Resources.
1970Millions of Americans celebrated Earth Day for the first time with the goal of saving the plants and animals on Earth and raising the awareness of the environment around the world.
1971Soyuz 10 was launched.
1977Optical fiber was first used in telephone traffic.
19831st Test between Sri Lanka and Australia was started in Kandy.
1983The West German news magazine Stern published excerpts from what purported to be the diaries of Adolf Hitler, which were subsequently revealed to be forgeries.
1983The spacecraft Soyuz T-8 returned to Earth.
1991The Social Democratic Party of Albania was founded.
1992California was struck by a 6.0 magnitude destructive Earthquake.
1992200 people were killed in Mexico due to a gas explosion.
1992Sewer gas explosion in Mexico killed about 200 people.
1994The world’s largest Lollipop, weighing 3.011 pounds was made in Denmark.
1997Haushe Khemisi massacre: 93 villagers killed in Algeria.
1998Disney's Animal Kingdom at the Walt Disney World Resort Florida opened, covering more than 500 acres (2 km2), making it the largest single Disney theme park in the world.
2000In a predawn raid, US Immigration and Naturalization Service agents seized six-year-old Elián González from his relatives' home in Miami, Florida, and returned him to his Cuban father.
2004Flammable cargo exploded at Yeongcheon Station in Ryongchon, North Korea, killing 160 people.
2004150 people died after two fuel trains Ryongchun collided in North Korea.
2005Second Asian-African Conference begins after 50 years in Bandung Indonesia).
2008Russian President Vladimir Putin was awarded the Ludwig Nobel Prize.
2008Surgeons at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London corrected two blind patients using the first bionic eye.

Famous Birthdays of April 22:

YearName / Profession / Country
1969Dion Dublin / Footballer / United Kingdom
1978Esteban Tuero / Racing Car Driver / Argentina
1959Keith Boanas / Footballer / United Kingdom
1980Clarke Dermody / Rugby Player / New Zealand
1982Cassidy Freeman / Actress / United States of America
1961Ann McKechin / Politician / Scotland
1931John Buchanan / Politician / Canada
1931Ronald Hynd / Choreographer / United Kingdom
1873Ellen Glasgow / Author / United States of America
1961Dewey Nicks / Photographer / United States of America
1965Peter Zezel / Ice Hockey Player / Canada
1982Noriko Shitaya / Actress / Japan
1967Sherri Shepherd / Actress / United States of America
1936Pierre Hétu / Conductor / Canada
1936Glen Campbell / Writer / United States of America
1976Dan Cloutier / Ice Hockey Player / Canada
1832Julius Sterling Morton / Politician / United States of America
1973Adem Poric / Footballer / Australia
1989Jasper Cillessen / Footballer / Netherlands
1926Charlotte Rae / Actress / United States of America
1971Spencer Prior / Footballer / United Kingdom
1939John Foley / Politician / United Kingdom
1916Hanfried Lenz / Academic / Germany
1943Janet Evanovich / Author / United States of America
1933Anthony Llewellyn / Chemist / United States of America
1918William Jay Smith / Poet / United States of America
1982David Purcey / Baseball Player / United States of America
1943Keith Crisco / Politician / United States of America
1980Courtney Friel / Journalist / United States of America
1946Louise Harel / Politician / Canada

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