22 August in History


 

On 22nd August 1639 Madras (now Chennai) was founded by the East India Company who bought it as a piece of land from the local Nayak rulers.

 

In ancient times, the city of Chennai was known as Madraspatnam and was located in Tondaimandalam, an area flanked by the… Read More →

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