This Day in History – September 22

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This Day in History- September 22

Did you know that September 22 is the day of the autumnal equinox in the Northern Hemisphere and vernal equinox in the Southern Hemisphere? In addition to this, September 22 is also known for other major events.  To know more about these important events of September 22, read through the blog. 

What Happened in India on September 22?

  • 1965- India Pak Ceasefire
    September 22 marked the end of the Indo-Pakistani War when the India and Pakistan cease-fire went into effect.
  • 1986- India Australia Test Cricket
    The India v Australia Test Cricket that took place in Madras finished in a tie.

Important Events that Happened Across the Globe on September 22

  • 1939 – World War II
    Joint German – Soviet military parade was held in Brest Litovsk to celebrate the successful invasion of Poland.
  • 1941 – Holocaust in Ukraine
    The German SS took the lives of 6,000 Jews in Vinnytsia, Ukraine.
  • 1948 – Berlin Airlift
    As a part of the Berlin Airlift, Gail Halvorsen started parachuting candies to children.
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  • 1948 – Israel Palestine Conflict
    The Arab League formed the All Palestine Government.
  • 1957 – New President in Haiti
    In Haiti, Francois Duvalier was elected as the new president.
  • 1975 – Failed attempt at assassination of U.S. President
    Sara Jane Moore ‘s attempt to assassinate US President Gerald Ford was foiled by the Secret Service.
  • 1980 – Iran Invasion
    On September 22, 1975, Iran was invaded by Iraq.
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  • 2013 – Suicide Bombing at Peshwar
    At least 75 people were killed in a  Suicide Bombing at a Christian Church in Peshwar

Famous Birthdays

1867- V. S. Srinivasa Sastri
V.S Srinivasa Sastri was an Indian politician, administrator, educator, orator and Indian independence activist.

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1987 – Tom Felton
Thomas Andrew Felton is an English actor and musician

Hope you are now familiar with the events of historical significance that took place on this day in history – September 22. For more such informative content, stay connected to Leverage Edu! For the latest updates around study blogs, you can follow us on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and also subscribe to our newsletter.

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