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)