Historical Events In July - 22
Friday, 07 August 2020
1979 On July - 22 hope Summers, actress (Clara-Andy Griffith Show), dies at 78
1980 On this day in history fred Kaps [Abram PA Bongers], magician (world champ 1955), dies at 54
1981 Turkish terrorist Mehmet Ali Agca sentenced in a Rome to life on this day in history.
1983 On this day in history -128ø F (-89ø C) recorded, Vostok, Antarctica (world record)
1983 Dick Smith makes first solo helicopter flight around the world on July - 22.
1983 Poland's PM Januzelski lifts martial law on this day in history.
1986 On this day in history house of Reps impeaches Judge Harry E Claiborne on tax evasion
1987 On July - 22 soyuz TM-3 launched with 3 cosmonauts (1 Syrian)
1987 US began escorting re-flagged Kuwaiti tankers in Persian Gulf on this day in history.
1987 A G Kripal Singh, cricketer (14 Tests for India), dies on this day in history.
1988 500 US scientists pledge to boycott Pentagon germ-warfare research on July - 22.
1988 Luigi Lucioni Italian, landscape painter (opera stars), dies at 87 on this day in history.
1988 Duane Jones, dies of cardiopulmonary arrest at 51 on this day in history.
1990 On this day in history greg Lemond of US wins bicycling's 3rd tour de France
1990 On this day in history nick Faldo of England wins the British Open Golf championship
1990 George Wood, dies of diabetes complications at 56 on July - 22.
1991 On this day in history serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer is arrested by police in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
1992 On July - 22 david Wojuarowicz, artist (U2 album cover), dies of AIDs at 37
1994 O.J. Simpson pleads innocent to mmurdering his ex-wife, Nicole, and her friend, Ronald Goldman on this day in history.
1995 On July - 22 dave Clark, music promoter/songwriter, dies at 85
1996 Courtney Alexandre Henriques Laws, community leader, dies at 65 on this day in history.
2005 On July - 22 a Brazilian electrician, Jean Charles de Menezes, is shot dead at a London underground station by police who mistake him for a suicide bomber.
2007 Floods cause chaos through wide areas of Britain, especially the counties of Gloucestershire, Warwickshire, Worcestershire and Oxfordshire, leaving hundreds homeless and thousands of vehicles stranded on major roads on this day in history.
2007 On this day in history parliamentary elections took place in Turkey.
2007 On this day in history yokozuna Asashoryu conquers the Emperor's Cup at the Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament (Nagoya Basho) in Nagoya, Japan.
2011 76 people are killed in twin terrorist attacks in Norway after a bombing in the Regjeringskvartalet government center in Oslo and a shooting at a political youth camp on the island of UtĂ¸ya on July - 22.
2012 On July - 22 car bombs kills 20 people and injures 80 in Madaen and Najaf, Iraq
2013 On July - 22 89 people are killed and 500 are injured by earthquakes in Gansu province, China
2014 On this day in history both the United Arab Emirates and the USA announce aid packages to besieged Gaza
2017 On July - 22 10 die in over-heated tractor-trailer in San Antonio, Texas in human-trafficking incident
2017 South African golfer Branden Grace records lowest round for a men's major championship - 62 in 3rd round at British Open, Royal Birkdale, England on this day in history.
2018 British Open Golf, Carnoustie: Francesco Molinari holds off a pack of players including favourites Rory McIlroy & Justin Rose to win by 2; first Italian to win a major title on July - 22.
2018 On this day in history heatwave in Japan kills 11 in one day
2018 TV show "Supergirl" announces casting of first live-action transgender superhero, by transgender actor Nicole Maines as Nia Nal on July - 22.