Tokyo Skytree was opened to the public from 2012. It is the tallest tower in the world (634 m), and the second tallest man-made structure on Earth after Burj Khalifa (829.8 m).
On this day in 2004, Manmohan Singh becomes the 13th Prime Minister of India.
At exactly 7.17 a.m. on May 22 in 1992, Agni blossomed into a chariot of fire that propelled India into an exclusive club dominated by the world's technological and military giants.
Microsoft Windows 3.0, a graphical environment, is the third major release windows and was released in 1990.
The Hashimpura massacre is an alleged incident of mass murder which took place in 1987 near Meerut in Uttar Pradesh state, India, during the 1987 Meerut communal riots.
Ceylon adopts a new constitution in 1972, thus becoming a Republic, changes its name to Sri Lanka, and joins the Commonwealth of Nations.
In 1906, The Wright brothers are granted U.S. patent number 821,393 for their "Flying-Machine".
The first atlas, Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, was published in 1570 with 70 maps.