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22-November-1718

Durgadas Rathore, social reformer, died on the banks of the Sipra at Ujjain.

22-November-1773

Robert Clive, English occupier (India), passed away at the age of 48.

22-November-1872

Meera Behn (Medlin Slade), freedom fighter, was born at England.

22-November-1873

Leopold CMS Amery, British minister of Colonies (India), was born.

22-November-1899

Shaheed Laxman Nayak, freedom fighter and leader, was born at Tentuliguma village, Koraput district.

22-November-1913

Lakshmikant Jha, Governor of Jammu and Kashmir state and international famed ecomonist, was born.

22-November-1915

Mohandas Gandhi returns to India.

22-November-1916

Shanti Ghosh, great revolutionary freedom fighter, was born at Calcutta. She was one of the accused in famous Chargaon ammunition plot and assassination of General Lemen, Inspector General of Dhaka.

22-November-1928

British King George confined to bed with congested lung; Queen to take over duties.

22-November-1967

Tara Singh, freedom fighter, Akali Dal leader master and politician, died at Amritsar.

22-November-1968

Lok Sabha passed notification to change the name of Madras state as Tamil Nadu.

22-November-1971

Indian and Pakistan governments protested violations of national airspace along the western border, but aerial conflict between the respective air arms began, preceding full-scale warfare between India and Pakistan by 12 days.

22-November-1988

Baba Amte wins U.N. Human Rights Award.

22-November-1989

General Election ( 9th) of India begins for Lok Sabha and Assembly elections in 5 states.

22-November-1989

Rajindernath, great Indian wicketkeeper 1 Test and 0 runs 0 ct, 4 stp, passed away.

22-November-1990

Laloo Prasad Yadav, Bihar CM, wins confidence motion (202-108).

22-November-1991

Supreme Court declares Karnataka's ordinance on Cauvery water dispute as unconstitutional.

22-November-1993

Gulshen Ahmed, Himachal Governor, resigns in the wake of an official report that he canvassed for his son in Satna.

22-November-1997

Yasser Arafat, President, Palestinian National Authority, laid the foundation stone for Indo-Arab cultural centre at Hyderabad.

22-November-1997

Diana Hayden, 24-year-old Mumbai-born Miss India, beat 85 contestants from around the world to be crowned new 'Miss Universe' at Mahe in Seychelles.

22-November-1999

V. S. Rama Devi and Vishnu Kant Shastri appointed the new Governors of Karnataka and Himachal Pradesh.

22-November-1999

A.B.Vajpayee, Prime Minister, expands cabinet as four more ministers join the ministry including Arun Shourie.

22-November-2000

Chhota Rajan, Mumbai gangster, escapes from the custody of Thai authorities.

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