Events, Births, Deaths occured on July 22

Historical Events

1908 - Bal Gangadhar Tilak sentenced to six years on charges of sedition.

2011 - The Enforcement Directorate issues a showcause notice to BCCI and suspends IPL commissioner Lalit Modi for transfer of Rs 90 crore to United Kingdom in connection with its probe in the alleged financial irregularities in Indian Premier League tournament.

2011 - Bollywood film Singham directed by Rohit Shetty starring Ajay Devgan, Kajal Aggarwal and Prakash Raj was released.

Famous Births

1923 - Mukesh (Mukesh Chand Mathur) was born. He was a legendary Bollywood playback singer. He has rendered many super hit Hindi film songs.

1925 - Daasaradhi (Daasaradhi Krishnamacharyulu) was born in Warangal, Andhra Pradesh. He was a famous Telugu Poet and Writer. He received Sahitya Akademi Award. He was the Aastana Kavi of the Andhra Pradesh Government.

Famous Deaths

1918 - Indra Lal Roy died. He was the first Indian flying ace. He served in the First World War with the Royal Flying Corps and its successor, the Royal Air Force. He was posthumously awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC).

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