Ajax Loader On This Day | 22 August

On this day:

1639: Madras founded by the British East India Company on a sliver of land bought from local Nayak rulers

1894: Mahatma Gandhi forms the Natal Indian Congress (NIC) in order to fight discrimination against Indian traders in Natal

1963: Joseph A Walker becomes the first person to enter space twice

Born on this day:

1893: Dorothy Parker, American poet, writer

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