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22nd January - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of January 22. Major historical events on this day in India. Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on 22nd January.

22nd January in the history of India


  • 1999 – Australian missionary Graham Staines and his two sons are burned alive by radical Hindus while sleeping in their car in eastern India.

Famous Birthdays on 22nd January

  • 1949 - Manik Sarkar, Indian Politician, Chief Minister of Tripura for 2 decades 1998 - 2018 
  • 1934 – Vijay Anand, Indian actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2004)
  • 1916 – Harilal Upadhyay, Indian author, poet, and astrologist (d. 1994)
  • 1897 – Dilipkumar Roy, a Bengali Indian musician, musicologist, novelist, poet and essayist. (d. 1980)

Death Anniversaries on January 22

  • 1999 – Graham Staines, Australian-Indian missionary and translator (b. 1941)

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