According to Gregory calendar, on August 22, the day number in a year is 235 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 236. August 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.

Important Historical Events of 22 August in the World ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1138The English forces drove a Scottish army at the battlefield battle near Northhellarton, Yorkshire.
1320Sultan Nasiruddin Khusro of Delhi was defeated by Ghazi Malik.
1485Under Richmond's Earl Henry Tuder, Lansstrian forces defeated Yorchist forces under Richard III, England in the Battle of Bosworth Field, decisively ended the wars of Roses.
1642King Charles I of England set a royal standard in Nottingham, in which the First English Citizen War began.
1707Sweden and Prussia signed military treaties.
1711Queen Anne's Battle-e-British attempted to attack Quebec, in which eight ships were ruined on the St. Lawrence River.
1717Spanish troops landed on Sardinia.
1762N. Franklin became the first female editor of the American newspaper Newport RI, Mercury.
1775King George III declared colonies to join the open rebellion.
1791Inaugurating the HiTian revolution, a slave rebellion occurred in the French colonial of St.-Dominue.
1795The year III constitution was ratified by the national constitution.
1798French troops were stationed at Kilcummin in County Mayo to aid the Irish rebellion.
1817Brazil's city of Araracara was discovered.
1848The United States compromised New Mexico.
1849First air raid in history: Austria launches pilotless balloon against the Italian city of Venice.
1851The area of ​​gold mines was discovered in Australia.
1851The boat US won the first US Cup Race (Trophipricated) near the Isle of White in England.
1851Yacht America won the first American race cup off the coast of England.
1864The Red Cross Movement, led by Henry Dunant, officially signed the first Geneva Convention by twelve European countries, establishing the International Committee of Red Cross.
1865William Sheppard was issued the first US patent for liquid soap.
1872The Australian Overland Telegraph Line was completed, providing for the first time a telegraphic link between Australia and the rest of the world.
1910Japan captured Korea with signing of the Korea-Japan Treaty Treaty, the period of Korea's Japanese rule began by the end of World War II.
1921Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi lit Holi of foreign cloth.
1922The Commander-in-Chief of the Irish Civil War-Irish National Army, Michael Collins, was killed, while the way to the village of Beel Na Mbláth via County Corkat.
1944The Second World War Vaharamat infantry carried out an attack against the citizens of nine villages located in the Amari Valley on the Greek Island Crete.
1955Chiranjeevi, a noted actor and politician of Telugu films, was born.
1962The world's first nuclear-powered ship completed the voyage from Virginia to Georgia.
1962An unsuccessful assassination attempt was made against French President Charles de Gaulle.
1968Soviet invasion in Czech Prague and rally against United Nations Headquarters in New York City.
1969The storms in the US killed 255 people.
1978First President of Kenya Jomo Kenyatta died at the age of 83.
1989Nolan Ryan of Texas Rangers attacked the Rice Henderson of Oklandethletics, which became the only pitcher in the Major Leagbase to record 5,000 strikes.
1996The state government changed the name of Madras to Chennai.
1999Airlines Flight 642 crashed in the Mandarin city of Hong Kong.
2005Maria Sharapova has become the first Russian woman to achieve the world number one as she replaces the injured American Lindsay Devanport.
2006NASA announced that its new manned space exploration vessel is going to succeed STS (or Space Shuttle) by 2014, and would be called Orion.
2006Pulkovo Airlines flight 612 crashed near the Russian border East Ukraine, killing all 170 people.
2009Two turkey farms are separated from fear in Walparaso of Chile to fall prey to swine influenza caught from humans.
2010After talking about working on monkeys, United States officials allowed Ebola drug to test humans.
2011The price of crude oil falls on the world markets due to the collapse and global economic approach of Muammar Gaddafi.
2012Emergency has been announced in California, as due to wildlife that ends hundreds of buildings.
2012At least 52 people died as a result of a series of ethnic conflicts between the Tana River district of Kenya of Oram and Pokomo tribe.
2013The Nasdaq electronic stock exchange closes for three hours due to computer problem.

Important Historical Events of 22 August in India ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1639The East India Company bought a small strip for the capital of the state of Tamil Nadu, India, the capital of the Vijayanagara Empire, Peda Venkat Raya, the King of the Vijayanagara Empire.
1818Warren Hasting, the first Governor General of India, died.
1918Indralal Rai, India's first proficient pilot, was killed in an air battle with Germany in London during the First World War.
2006The United Kingdom promised to help reduce the mortality rate of children and mothers in India. The suggested plan was the estimated cost of 252 million pounds and was directed to improve the healthcare of the poor.
2008Hundreds of Muslim Kashmiris in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir demanded independence from India.
2009The longest total solar eclipse of the 21st century appeared in India.
2012Pranab Mukherjee was elected the 13th President of India.

Important Days of 22 August National & International Days 🏁

Day/ObservanceLevel
International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or BeliefInternational Day

Famous People's Birthdays on 22 August 😀

Birth YearName/Category/Country
1924Hari Shankar Parsai / Writer / India
1948Paintal / Actor / India
1955Chiranjeevi / Actor / India
1990Devoleena Bhattacharjee / Actress / India

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