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Historical Event on 7/22/1998

India's 4x100m quartet of Saraswati Dey, E.B. Shyla, P.T. Usha and Rachita Mistry win gold in the Asian Athletic championships at Fukuoka.

Other Historical Dates and Events
1/3/1831Savitribai Phule, famous social worker, was born at Naigaon in Satara district, Maharashtra.
6/28/1921Sahityaratna P. V. Narsingh Rao, former Prime Minister of India, was born.
6/2/1975India's First Spunge Iron project inaugurated at Vijaywada.
9/15/1926Vande Mataram', a lengthy feature film produced by Vande Mataram Film Co, Bombay, was prohibited on September 15 by the Censor Board on the grounds that it was an underlying attack on the prestige of University Education in India. The film, however, was cleared on December 7 after deleting the objectionable scenes.
5/1/1879Swami Vivekanand established Ramkrishna Mission.
8/5/1999Nisha Millet became the first Indian swimmer to receive the International Olympic Committee's Solidarity Scholarship, given to sportspersons with outstanding track record and possessing Olympic potential.
8/1/1990Devi Lal, Dy. PM, dropped from Union Cabinet following wild charges he made against colleagues in an interview with the 'Illustrated Weekly'.
1/24/1950Dr. Rajendra Prasad was elected to become the first President of India and 'Jana Gana Mana....' was accepted as the National Anthem of the country.
1/25/1930Mehdi Baqer, great educationist, was born at Faizabad in UP.
1/30/1947Gandhiji leaves Patna for Delhi. Mountbatten, new Viceroy, arrives in Delhi.