History – it can be true, it can be wrong. It can be manipulated for some great agenda that benefits a few. It is really difficult to say what really happens. Time and again, historical lies have floated up to the surface, making us rethink whether the history we know is true or pure gimmick staged by a few to fool billions or not. Either way, we are more or less stuck with what we already have unless one of us goes out there and tries to find the truth – the unadulterated one. But until then, let is find out what happened Today in History – September 22 in India and World. Whether truth or lie masked as truth – it remains a matter of debate.
What Happened On This Day in History – September 22
Today in History – September 22: “India”
1422: Firuz Shah Bahmani of Bahmani Sultanate, upon losing control over the members of aristocracy and his army, abdicated in favor of Ahmad Shah Wali – his brother.
1599: Under Lord Mayor’s auspices, a meeting was held in Founders’ Hall in London, where it was decided that a direct trade association with India will be formed.
1687: Qutb Shahi Dynasty comes to an end after the siege of Golconda ends. Mughal ruler Aurangzeb defeated Tana Shah and captured Golconda Kingdom.
1931: Charlie Chaplin met Gandhi in London’s Canning Town.
1937: Indian freedom fighters’ first batch left Andaman’s Cellular Jail after a successful hunger strike of 37 days.
1965: Ceasefire called by UN between India and Pakistan after second Indo-Pak war.
1970: Famous Bengali writer – Sharadindu Bondhopadhyay died on this day. He was the man who created Byomkesh Bakshi.
Today in History – September 22: “World”
904: Tang Dynasty’s penultimate Emperor – Zhaozong killed by Zhu Quanzhong – a warlord who seized control of imperial government.
1236: At Battle of Saule, Livonian Brothers of the Sword were defeated by Semigallians and Lithuanians.
1499: Swabian War comes to an end with the Treaty of Basel.
1586: The Dutch and the English defeated in the Battle of Zutphen by the Spanish forces.
1776: During American Revolution, on grounds of spying, Nathan Hale was hanged.
1789: Alexander Suvorov established as Russian military’s pre-eminent commander after his allied army defeated the superior forces of Ottoman Empire in Battle of Rymnik.
1857: Lefort – a warship of Russia sinks in Gulf of Finland during a storm. 826 people who were on the ship, died.
1866: Paraguayan War’s Battle of Curupayty takes place.
1896: On this day, Queen Victoria surpassed King George III – her grandfather – as Britain’s longest ruling monarch.
1908: Proclamation of Bulgarian Declaration of Independence.
1914: British cruisers – HMS Cressy, Houge and Aboukir were sunk by U-9 – a German submarine that torpedoed the cruisers.
1937: Capture of Peña Blanca ends the Battle of El Mazuco during Spanish Civil War.
1939: At the end of Poland’s invasion, Red Army and Wehrmacht performed a joint victory parade at Brest-Litovsk.
1957: François Duvalier gets elected as President of Haiti.
1980: Iran invaded by Iraq.