22nd July in Indian History

What is present today, becomes history tomorrow. The lessons we learn from history help us to act properly in the future. That is why it is very important that we keep ourselves aware of our history. To keep this in view, from today onwards, we are going to publish articles on Important events of that day.

22nd July Important Events in Indian History 

Adoption of the Indian National Flag

During the meeting of the Constituent Assembly on 22 July 1947, a few days before India’s independence from the British, the National Flag of India was adopted in its present form.

India’s First Geo-Stationary Satellite APPLE Starts Functioning

On July 19th 1981, Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) launched the Ariane Passenger Payload Experiment (APPLE), an experimental communication satellite that began operating on July 22nd.

Shivaji Maharaj wins Vellore Fort

In the year 1678, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj won the Vellore. Despite capturing the Gingee Fort in 1677, Shivaji left Vellore to his assistant and rushed to Deccan as Aurangzeb attacked Shivaji’s territories.

Indian National Satellite (INSAT-1C) was launched

In order to fully operationalize the INSAT system, the INSAT-1C satellite was launched on July 22, 1988, from Kourou.

Pranab Mukherjee was elected the 13th President of India

Pranab Mukherjee, a former finance minister from West Bengal, and Purno Agitok Sangma, a former speaker of the Lok Sabha from Meghalaya, were the two front-runners for the presidency. Mukherjee was selected as the winner on July 22. On July 25 at 11:30, he was sworn in.

Famous Birthdays on 22nd July

Mukesh Chand Mathur (1923)He was a notable playback vocalist for Hindi movies and was more often known by his first name, Mukesh.
Vinayak Rao Patwardhan (1898)He is a singer of Hindustani classical music
Devendra Gangadharrao Fadnavis (1970)He is an Indian Politician and former Chief Minister of Maharashtra
Armaan Malik (1995)He is an Indian singer, songwriter, record producer, voice-over, performer, and actor.

Death Anniversary on 22nd July

Indra Lal Roy died in 1919She became the lone fighter pilot from India during World War I.
Yatindra Mohan Sengupta died in 1933He was a famous Indian Freedom Struggle
Muttu Lakshmi Reddy died in 1968She was a Padma Bhushan winner who is also a doctor and social activist from India. She was India’s first elected female lawmaker.


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