October 22 in history: Creation of international time zones and more

Updated: Oct 22, 2021, 08:07 AM(IST)

From the creation of international time zones to the launch of India's first lunar space probe, we've got it all covered!

Let's dive into today's history.

1797

First parachute jump is made by André-Jacques Garnerin from a balloon above Paris.

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1884

24 international time zones with longitude zero at Greenwich meridian is created.

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1964

Jean-Paul Sartre turns down Nobel Prize in Literature fearing “institutionalisation.”

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2008

India's first lunar space probe, Chandrayaan-1, is launched.

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2010

WikiLeaks releases US documents relating to wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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