Posted on 22-01-2021 by Admin
The 22nd day of the first month of the year is recorded with a tragic event in history. Australian missionary Graham Staines and his two sons were burnt alive by a mob in Keonjhar, Odisha on 22 January 1999. The threat of this incident was heard all over the world.
22 January is important for many reasons in the history of the country and the world, all of which are prominent .
1517: Turkey captured Cairo.
1965: Steel factory started in Durgapur, West Bengal.
1972: The entire population of Istanbul is under house arrest for a period of 24 hours.
1973: US Supreme Court gives legal recognition to abortion. The court said in its decision that women can get abortions within the first 6 months of getting pregnant.
1980: Soviet Union arrests anti-government nuclear scientist Andrei Sakharov. The Nobel Peace Prize winner Sakharov, in an interview to an American television channel, demanded the withdrawal of Soviet forces from Afghanistan.
1996: Scientists at the University of California Observatory discovered two new planets at a distance of about 350,000 light years from Earth
1999: Australian missionary Graham Staines and his two sons were burned to death by a mob of insane people.
2001: Pakistan closes all Taliban offices in the country and prohibits the assets of terror master Osama bin Laden.
2009: The film Slumdog Millionaire was nominated for an Oscar Award.
2009: Government approved three port projects based on public private partnership.
1666: The death of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, who gave the world a unique gift of love as the Taj Mahal.
1901: Queen Victoria died. Queen Victoria ascended the throne as Queen of Great Britain and Ireland in 1837, and held it until her death.
1973: Jordan Airlines plane crashes in Nigeria, killing nearly 200 people.
2015 - 13 people killed in the explosion in Donetsk, Ukraine.
2009 - The film Slumdog Millionaire is nominated for an Oscar. The government approved three port projects with a public-private partnership basis.
2008- The National Democratic Alliance supported the proposal to introduce LK Advani, the Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha, as the future Prime Minister during the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.
Five Pakistani soldiers were killed in a terrorist attack on Lakya Fort in Pakistan s South Waziristan.
1977 - Social worker of Tarun Ram Phukan, Assam.
1976 - TM Krishna - Famous singer of Carnatic music style and Magsaysay Award recipient.
1972 - Namrata Shirodkar, Indian actress.
1949 - Manik Sarkar - Politician and 9th Chief Minister of Tripura.
1934 - Vijay Anand
1909 - U.P. Thant - was a Burma diplomat and the third Secretary-General of the United Nations.
1892 - Thakur Roshan Singh - One of the revolutionaries who fought for India s independence.
2014 - A.A. Nageswara Rao - Famous Telugu film actor and filmmaker of Indian cinema.
1901 - Queen Victoria - England.
1666 - Shah Jahan, the Mughal Emperor of India.