October 22- This Day in Indian History

Find out what happened in India on 22 October

22-October-1680
Rana Rajsingh, king of Mewad, died.
22-October-1764
The Battle of Buxar was fought between armies of Mir Qasim, the Nawab of Bengal; the Nawab of Awadh; and the Mughal Emperor Shah Alam II and British East India Company led by Hector Munro.
22-October-1796
Sawai Madhav Rao Peshwa II committed suicide by jumping from the terrace.
22-October-1873
Swami Rama Tirtha, great social reformer and poet, was born at Murariwala village of Gujranwala district. He lectured throughout Japan and America spreading "practical Vedanta".
22-October-1908
John Sutton, actor (Tower of London, Return of Fly), was born in Rawalpindi, India.
22-October-1912
Gandhiji accompanied Gokhale on tour of South Africa, Laurenco Marques, Mozambique and Zanzibar. He gave up European dress and milk and restricted himself to diet of fresh and dried fruits.
22-October-1913
Harumal Sadarangani, famous Sindhi writer, was born at Sind, Pakistan.
22-October-1929
Air Mail Series Stamps were issued. These stamps were of denominations of 2, 3, 4, 6, 8 and 12 annas.
22-October-1933
Vithalbhai Patel, great freedom fighter, social worker, leader, politician, President of the Central Assembly, lawyer and member of parliament, died in Geneva.
22-October-1937
Gandhiji presided over the educational conference at Wardha and outlined his scheme of education through basic crafts.
22-October-1947
There were bound to be difficulties in consolidating the loosely federated Indian provinces, princely states, etc. into one homogeneous whole state. Kashmir, after initial dithering, acceded to India voluntarily and by popular consent, then, was invaded by Pakistani tribesmen with the support of the Pakistani government.
22-October-1962
Bakhra-Nangal Dam, a multipurpose river valley project, was dedicated to the nation by Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru.
22-October-1983
The Union government reduces the upper age limit for the Civil Services Examination from 28 years to 26 years.
22-October-1997
Faced with unprecedented Presidential rebuff, a divided U.F. Government reversed decision on invoking Article 356 in Uttar Pradesh. Kalyan Singh government survived.
22-October-1997
Indian veterans take winning 3-0 lead against Pakistan in the five-match cricket series.
22-October-1999
Balayogi is elected as Speaker of the Lok Sabha for second consecutive term.
22-October-1999
The Prime Minister warns of more 'hard decisions'.
22-October-2000
The Supreme Court, in a significant order, erases Karnataka High Court judgement discharging former Chief Minister S. Bangarappa and his then private secretary R. Suribabu in a corruption case.