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Historical Event on 6/22/1898

The last total Solar Eclipse of 19th century was seen in India.

Other Historical Dates and Events
3/30/1994Bombay beat Bengal by 8 wickets to win Cricket's Ranji Trophy.
7/5/1990G. C. Saxena, J&K Governor, promulgates J&K Disturbed Areas Act, 1990, declaring several districts as disturbed area.
5/12/1998Bill Clinton, US President, asks India to sign the CTBT.
10/1/1997Parliamentarian and All-India Forward Bloc general secretary, Chitta Basu died during his journey by Howrah-bound Danaput Express from Patna. He was 72.
7/3/1838Mama Parmanand, one of the founders of `Prarthana Samaj', was born.
6/20/1869Laxmanrao Kirloskar, great industrialist, social reformer, patriot and founder of Kirloskar Industry, was born at Belgaum.
10/12/1967Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia also known as "Dauntless Dr. Lohia", freedom fighter, social reformer and socialist leader, died at the Willingdon Nursing Home, New Delhi. He had founded the 'Praja Socialist Party' in 195
1/6/1979Rohini-200, first monsoon experimental rocket, launched from Thumba.
3/16/1966Judge Amal Kumar Sarkar became the Chief Justice of India. He held this office till 29/06/1966.
8/9/1942Subhash Chandra Bose (Netaji) forms the Indian National Army in Malaya with the help of the Japanese. He inaugurates the Government of Free India at Singapore.