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Historical Event on 6/22/1940

Netaji Subhashchandra Bose established the 'Forward Block' after differences with Congress leaders.

Other Historical Dates and Events
2/12/1995Maramon Centenary Convention, (the biggest Christian gathering in Asia) begins in Kerala.
2/9/1964Hanumant Singh scores 105 runs on his debut match during the India vs England cricket tournament at Delhi.
5/21/1991Rajiv Gandhi, Indian Prime Minster (1984-91), assassinated by human bomb explosion plotted by LTTE at Sriperumbudur in Tamil Nadu, 40 km from Madras, at 10.20 P.M.
11/9/1960Subroto Mukherji, first Air Chief Marshall of Indian Air Force, suddenly died.
3/25/1958Yograjsingh Bhagsingh Bhundel, cricketer (Indian pace bowler early 80's), was born in Chandigarh.
8/6/1965Indian troops invade Pakistan.
10/20/1962China mounted a massive attacked in N.E.E.F.A. and Ladakh borders. Chinese army pushed Indians back. The real test of IAF airlift capability came when open warfare erupted on the Sino-lndian border, while operating to the tricky helipads in the mountains, including the operation of C-119Gs from airstrips 17,000 ft (5180m) above sea level in the Karakoram Himalayas, and the air-lifting by An-12Bs of two troops of AMX-13 light tanks to Chushul in Ladakh, where the small airstrip was 15,000 ft (4570m) above sea level.
4/1/1989UN Peace-keeping Force arrives in Windhoek to prefare for independence of Namibia.
2/2/1958Family tradition still counts for something in Indian politics. Indira Gandhi, the only daughter of Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru and the granddaughter of a statesman, has been elected president of the Congress party in India. Mrs. Gandhi will be installed into her new office next Sunday, and her job is not expected to be an easy one. The Congress party has been wracked by internal dissension and has been on the verge of collapse. It is hoped that Mrs. Gandhi, who is 41, will breath some new life into the party. Most of the politicians who have been arguing about the future of their party and country are fairly old. Mrs. Gandhi, who is known for her leftist sentiments, is expected to act quickly to put her own mark on party policies.
10/5/1990Parliament passed the 76th Amendment Bill to extend President's rule in Punjab for another six months from November 10, 1990.