According to Gregory calendar, January 22 is the day number 22 in a given year. January 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 January in the World ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1506The first contingent of 150 Swiss Guards arrived at the Vatican in Rome to serve as security for the Pope.
1666Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan died.
1673The postal service started between New York and Boston.
1689The Convention Parliament convened to justify the overthrow of James II, the last Roman Catholic king of England, who had vacated the throne when he fled to France in 1688.
1760The British defeated the Franciscans in the Battle of Vandiwash.
1775French physicist and mathematician André Ampere was born. He created an electronic telegraph and detected the intensity of electric motion and made an instrument to measure it.
1808Bragansa, a Portuguese royal family escaping from the French army, came to Brazil.
1811The Kas rebellion began in San Antonio, Spanish Texas.
1824Ashanti killed British Governor Sir Charles McCarthy to crush the British army in the Gold Coast.
1831Eminent biologist Charles Darwin graduated.
1850Alta California is a daily paper first published in Calif.
1879Anglo-Zulu War-Zulu forces of King Cetshwayo fought to a decisive victory at the Battle of Isandlwana.
1880Tuwang State School was established in Queensland Australia.
1901Queen Victoria of Britain died at the age of 82.
1905Russian Revolution: Peaceful demonstrators, led by Father Gapon, a Russian Orthodox priest, were massacred outside the Winter Palace in St. Petersburg.
1906SS Valencia Vancouver Island attacked a Canadian rock, killing 138 people.
1906The SS Valencia was wrecked off the coast of Vancouver Island,British Columbia, Canada, in a location so treacherous it was known as the Graveyard of the Pacific.
1918The Bolsheviks, the Ukrainian People's Republic, declared independence in Russia.
1924Ramsey Macdonald became the first Prime Minister of the Labor Party in Britain.
1924Ramsay MacDonald took office as the first British Prime Minister from the Labour Party.
1924Ramsay MacDonald became the first Labor Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
1927The comedy film The Kid Brother, starring Harold Lloyd, was published on screen.
1944World War II-The Allies commenced Operation Shingle, anamphibious landing against Axis forces in the area of Anzio and Nettuno,Italy.
1946Iran Crisis: The Republic of Mahabad declared its independence, seeking autonomy for the Kurds within Iran.
1946Iran Crisis: The Republic of Mahabad declared its independence, seeking autonomy for the Kurds within Iran.
1957New York City police arrested George Metesky, better known asthe 'Mad Bomber', for planting over 30 bombs over 16 years throughoutthe city.
1963The National Library for the Blind was established in Dehradun.
1963France and West Germany signed the Elysée Treaty.
1970The Boeing 747 has its first commercial flight between New York and London.
1971The Singapore Declaration, one of the two most important documents to the uncodified constitution of the Commonwealth of Nations,was issued.
1972The entire population of Istanbul was under house arrest for a period of 24 hours.
1973The US Supreme Court gave legal recognition to abortion. The court ruled that women can undergo abortions within the first 6 months of becoming pregnant.
1973The U.S. Supreme Court delivered its landmark decision in Roe V. Wade, striking down laws restricting abortion during the first six to seven months of pregnancy.
1984Apple Computer introduced the Macintosh, the first successful personal computer to use a graphical user interface, during Super Bowl XVIII with its groundbreaking '1984' television commercial.
1987After being convicted of receiving bribes, Pennsylvania Treasurer R. Budd Dwyer committed suicide during a televised press conference.
1994In 45th NHL at MSG in New York City East better West by 9-8.
1998World League of America Football becomes NFL East.
2003NASA's spacecraft Pioneer 10 was the last contact with man-made aircraft farthest from Earth.
2003The United Nations reports that there is no link between al Qaeda and Iraq.
2003There has been a major bomb attack in Beit Lid Israel by Palestinian. This caused 21-22 people death.
2006Eva Morales was sworn in as President of Bolivia.
2010The policies surrounding energy shortages and currency revaluation of the President of Venezuela, Hugo Chavez made the people demonstrate against him.
2011The H-II Transfer Vehicle HTV-2 Resupply Craft has been launched by the Japanese. It is in a mission to deliver cargo to the International Space Station.
2013‘Skyfall', the latest James Bond film opens in China. The cinema fans have criticized the officials for censoring portion of the movie. This was filmed in Shanghai.
2014The presence of water vapor on the small planet Cerage was detected.
2014European Space Agency researchers have detected water vapour on the minor planet Ceres. It is the largest asteroid and the only dwarf planet in the inner Solar System.
2015The explosion in Donetsk, Ukraine killed 13 people.
565Justinian the Great deposed Eutychius, Patriarch of Constantinople, after the latter refused the Byzantine Emperor's orderto adopt the tenets of the Aphthartos, a sect of Monophysites.

Important Historical Events of 22 January in India ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1993Indian Airlines plane crashed in Aurangabad, killing 61 passengers.
2006Aymaran Evo Morales was inaugurated as President of Bolivia,the country's first democratically elected, fully Amerindian leader.

Important Days of 22 January National & International Days 🏁

Ukraine Day of UnityNational Day

Famous People's Birthdays on 22 January 😀

Birth YearName/Category/Country
1897Dilipkumar Roy / Poet / India
1906Jayantilal Chhotalal Shah / Lawyer / India
1916Harilal Upadhyay / Poet / India
1934Vijay Anand / Actor / India
1949Manik Sarkar / Politician / India
1972Namrata Shirodkar / Actress / India

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