This day’s Special- August 22

This day’s Special- August 22

Looking into the glimpse of history, on August 22 in,

1908: The British Government sanctioned construction of Chennai on the land brought from merchants. Moreover, the name was changed to Chennai from Chennaipatnam.

1864: 12 countries signed on the very first Geneva Convention along with establishment of Red Cross. Red cross give up with the protocols to be followed to help the affected during war.

1972: Rudishia was barred from 1972 Olympics because of follwing discriminating selections of candidates. it came back in 1980, but by that time, it was Zimbabwe.

1647: French Mathematician Dennis Pappin was born who in 1679 invented a pressurised vessel which was later named as pressure cooker.

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Sheryansh Jain
I am an engineering student,
Song lover, especially Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan,
Cricket lover.

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