Today in History 22 September: From Guru Nanak's Death Anniversary to Ending of the Indo-Pakistan War, list of Important events today

21 Sep, 2022
Today in History 22 September: From Guru Nanak's Death Anniversary to Ending of the Indo-Pakistan War, list of Important events today

This Day in History: According to the Gregorian calendar, 22 September is the 265th day of the year and the 266th day of a leap year.

On this day let’s see some important events and anniversaries. We have compiled a list of some monumental events that happened worldwide on 22 September as well as the birthdays of famous people.


Major Events Happened on this Day


Michael Faraday Birthday

Born on this day in 1971, Michael Faraday was an English scientist who made advances in the fields of electrochemistry and electromagnetic. His major discoveries include the fundamentals of electrolysis, diamagnetism, and electromagnetic induction.

Guru Nanak Death Anniversary

On this day in 1539, Guru Nanak Dev who was the founder of Sikhism and is the first of the ten Sikh Gurus passed away. His teachings are enshrined in the holy Guru Granth Sahib. It is stated that Nanak travelled extensively throughout Asia spreading the message of Ik Onkar (, "one God"), who resides in each and every one of his creations and is the eternal Truth. He would create a distinctive spiritual, social, and political platform founded on fairness, brotherly love, goodness, and virtue with this idea.

National Geographic Magazine Published

On this day in 1888, The first issue of National Geographic Magazine was published, and it became famous for its richly illustrated articles on the various geographic regions of the world. In 1905, it began including pictures, a style for which it became well-known. Its first colour photos appeared in the 1910s. 

Indo-Pakistan War Ended

On this day in 1965, India and Pakistan cease-fire goes into effect, ending the Indo-Pakistani War. The Second Kashmir War, also known as the Indo-Pakistani War of 1965, was the result of clashes between Pakistan and India between April 1965 and September 1965. Operation Gibraltar, a Pakistani operation intended to infiltrate troops into Jammu and Kashmir and spark an uprising against Indian sovereignty, was the direct cause of the conflict and brought it to a head.

Debut of "Friends" TV sitcom

On this day in 1994, "Friends" TV sitcom created by David Crane and Marta Kauffman debuts on NBC, starring Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer. 

Iran-Iraq Conflict escalated into War

On this day in 1980, A border conflict between Iran and Iraq developed into a full-scale war. 

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