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What Happened on July 22nd This Day in History

Year Name
2019 Chandrayaan 2, the second lunar exploration mission developed by Indian Space Research Organisation after Chandrayaan 1 is launched from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in a GSLV Mark III M1. It consists of a lunar orbiter, and also included the Vikram lander, and the Pragyan lunar rover.
2013 Dingxi earthquakes: A series of earthquakes in Dingxi, China, kills at least 89 people and injures more than 500 others.
2012 Syrian civil war: The People's Protection Units (YPG) captured the cities of Serê Kaniyê and Dirbêsiyê, during clashes with pro-government forces in Al-Hasakah.
2011 Norway attacks: First a bomb blast which targeted government buildings in central Oslo, followed by a massacre at a youth camp on the island of Utøya.
2005 Jean Charles de Menezes is killed by police as the hunt begins for the London Bombers responsible for the 7 July 2005 London bombings and the 21 July 2005 London bombings.
2003 Members of 101st Airborne of the United States, aided by Special Forces, attack a compound in Iraq, killing Saddam Hussein's sons Uday and Qusay, along with Mustapha Hussein, Qusay's 14-year-old son, and a bodyguard.
1997 The second Blue Water Bridge opens between Port Huron, Michigan and Sarnia, Ontario.
1993 Great Flood of 1993: Levees near Kaskaskia, Illinois rupture, forcing the entire town to evacuate by barges operated by the Army Corps of Engineers.
1992 Near Medellín, Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar escapes from his luxury prison fearing extradition to the United States.
1990 Greg LeMond, an American road racing cyclist, wins his third Tour de France after leading the majority of the race. It was LeMond's second consecutive Tour de France victory.
1983 Martial law in Poland is officially revoked.
1977 Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping is restored to power.
1976 Japan completes its last reparation to the Philippines for war crimes committed during imperial Japan's conquest of the country in the Second World War.
1973 Pan Am Flight 816 crashes after takeoff from Faa'a International Airport in Papeete, French Polynesia, killing 78.
1963 Crown Colony of Sarawak gains self-governance.
1962 Mariner program: Mariner 1 spacecraft flies erratically several minutes after launch and has to be destroyed.
1946 King David Hotel bombing: A Zionist underground organisation, the Irgun, bombs the King David Hotel in Jerusalem, site of the civil administration and military headquarters for Mandatory Palestine, resulting in 91 deaths.
1944 The Polish Committee of National Liberation publishes its manifesto, starting the period of Communist rule in Poland.
1943 World War II: Allied forces capture Palermo during the Allied invasion of Sicily.
1943 World War II: Axis occupation forces violently disperse a massive protest in Athens, killing 22.
1942 The United States government begins compulsory civilian gasoline rationing due to the wartime demands.
1942 Grossaktion Warsaw: The systematic deportation of Jews from the Warsaw ghetto begins.
1937 New Deal: The United States Senate votes down President Franklin D. Roosevelt's proposal to add more justices to the Supreme Court of the United States.
1936 Spanish Civil War: The Popular Executive Committee of Valencia takes power in the Valencian Community.
1933 Aviator Wiley Post returns to Floyd Bennett Field in New York City, completing the first solo flight around the world in seven days, 18 hours and 49 minutes.
1921 Rif War: The Spanish Army suffers its worst military defeat in modern times to the Berbers of the Rif region of Spanish Morocco.
1916 Preparedness Day Bombing: In San Francisco, a bomb explodes on Market Street during a parade, killing ten and injuring 40.
1894 The first ever motor race is held in France between the cities of Paris and Rouen. The fastest finisher was the Comte Jules-Albert de Dion, but the "official" victory was awarded to Albert Lemaître driving his three-horsepower petrol engined Peugeot.
1893 Katharine Lee Bates writes "America the Beautiful" after admiring the view from the top of Pikes Peak near Colorado Springs, Colorado.
1864 American Civil War: Battle of Atlanta: Outside Atlanta, Confederate General John Bell Hood leads an unsuccessful attack on Union troops under General William T. Sherman on Bald Hill.
1812 Napoleonic Wars: Peninsular War: Battle of Salamanca: British forces led by Arthur Wellesley (later the Duke of Wellington) defeat French troops near Salamanca, Spain.
1805 Napoleonic Wars: War of the Third Coalition: Battle of Cape Finisterre: An inconclusive naval action is fought between a combined French and Spanish fleet under Admiral Pierre-Charles Villeneuve of France and a British fleet under Admiral Robert Calder.
1802 Emperor Gia Long conquers Hanoi and unified Viet Nam, which had experienced centuries of feudal warfare.
1797 Battle of Santa Cruz de Tenerife: Battle between Spanish and British naval forces during the French Revolutionary Wars. During the Battle, Rear-Admiral Nelson is wounded in the arm and the arm had to be partially amputated.
1796 Surveyors of the Connecticut Land Company name an area in Ohio "Cleveland" after Gen. Moses Cleaveland, the superintendent of the surveying party.
1793 Alexander Mackenzie reaches the Pacific Ocean becoming the first recorded human to complete a transcontinental crossing of North America.
1706 The Acts of Union 1707 are agreed upon by commissioners from the Kingdom of England and the Kingdom of Scotland, which, when passed by each country's Parliament, led to the creation of the Kingdom of Great Britain.
1686 Albany, New York is formally chartered as a municipality by Governor Thomas Dongan.
1598 William Shakespeare's play, The Merchant of Venice, is entered on the Stationers' Register. By decree of Queen Elizabeth, the Stationers' Register licensed printed works, giving the Crown tight control over all published material.
1594 The Dutch city of Groningen defended by the Spanish and besieged by a Dutch and English army under Maurice of Orange, capitulates.
1587 Roanoke Colony: A second group of English settlers arrives on Roanoke Island off North Carolina to re-establish the deserted colony.
1499 Battle of Dornach: The Swiss decisively defeat the army of Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor.
1484 Battle of Lochmaben Fair: A 500-man raiding party led by Alexander Stewart, Duke of Albany and James Douglas, 9th Earl of Douglas are defeated by Scots forces loyal to Albany's brother James III of Scotland; Douglas is captured.
1456 Ottoman wars in Europe: Siege of Belgrade: John Hunyadi, Regent of the Kingdom of Hungary, defeats Mehmet II of the Ottoman Empire.
1443 Battle of St. Jakob an der Sihl in the Old Zürich War.
1342 St. Mary Magdalene's flood is the worst such event on record for central Europe.
1298 Wars of Scottish Independence: Battle of Falkirk: King Edward I of England and his longbowmen defeat William Wallace and his Scottish schiltrons outside the town of Falkirk.
1209 Massacre at Béziers: The first major military action of the Albigensian Crusade.
1099 First Crusade: Godfrey of Bouillon is elected the first Defender of the Holy Sepulchre of The Kingdom of Jerusalem.
838 Battle of Anzen: The Byzantine emperor Theophilos suffers a heavy defeat by the Abbasids.
Famous People Born on July 22

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Year Name
1934 Leon Rotman, Romanian canoeist
1916 Marcel Cerdan, French boxer (d. 1949)
1924 Margaret Whiting, American singer (d. 2011)
1618 Johan Nieuhof, Dutch traveler (d. 1672)
1967 Rhys Ifans, Welsh actor
1437 John Scrope, 5th Baron Scrope of Bolton, English Baron (d. 1498)
1938 Terence Stamp, English actor
1942 Michael Abney-Hastings, 14th Earl of Loudoun, English-Australian politician (d. 2012)
1893 Karl Menninger, American psychiatrist and author (d. 1990)
1978 Dennis Rommedahl, Danish footballer
Famous People Deaths On July 22

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Date Name
1967 Carl Sandburg, American poet and historian (b. 1878)
1864 James B. McPherson, American general (b. 1828)
2012 Ding Guangen, Chinese engineer and politician (b. 1929)
1979 J. V. Cain, American football player (b. 1951)
1996 Rob Collins, English keyboard player (b. 1956)
1908 Randal Cremer, English politician, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1828)
1550 Jorge de Lencastre, Duke of Coimbra (b. 1481)
1918 Indra Lal Roy, Indian lieutenant and first Indian fighter aircraft pilot (b. 1898)
2009 Richard M. Givan, American lawyer and judge (b. 1921)
1903 Cassius Marcellus Clay, American publisher, lawyer, and politician, United States Ambassador to Russia (b. 1810)