Historical Events In July - 22
Friday, 15 January 2021
1979 On this day in history 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 On July - 22 turkish terrorist Mehmet Ali Agca sentenced in a Rome to life
1983 -128ø F (-89ø C) recorded, Vostok, Antarctica (world record) on July - 22.
1983 On this day in history dick Smith makes first solo helicopter flight around the world
1983 Poland's PM Januzelski lifts martial law on July - 22.
1986 On this day in history house of Reps impeaches Judge Harry E Claiborne on tax evasion
1987 Soyuz TM-3 launched with 3 cosmonauts (1 Syrian) on this day in history.
1987 On this day in history uS began escorting re-flagged Kuwaiti tankers in Persian Gulf
1987 A G Kripal Singh, cricketer (14 Tests for India), dies on July - 22.
1988 On July - 22 500 US scientists pledge to boycott Pentagon germ-warfare research
1988 Luigi Lucioni Italian, landscape painter (opera stars), dies at 87 on July - 22.
1988 Duane Jones, dies of cardiopulmonary arrest at 51 on July - 22.
1990 On July - 22 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 Serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer is arrested by police in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on this day in history.
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 July - 22.
1995 Dave Clark, music promoter/songwriter, dies at 85 on July - 22.
1996 On this day in history courtney Alexandre Henriques Laws, community leader, dies at 65
2005 A Brazilian electrician, Jean Charles de Menezes, is shot dead at a London underground station by police who mistake him for a suicide bomber on July - 22.
2007 On this day in history 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.
2007 On July - 22 parliamentary elections took place in Turkey.
2007 Yokozuna Asashoryu conquers the Emperor's Cup at the Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament (Nagoya Basho) in Nagoya, Japan on this day in history.
2011 On July - 22 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 Utøya.
2012 Car bombs kills 20 people and injures 80 in Madaen and Najaf, Iraq on July - 22.
2013 89 people are killed and 500 are injured by earthquakes in Gansu province, China on July - 22.
2014 On this day in history both the United Arab Emirates and the USA announce aid packages to besieged Gaza
2017 10 die in over-heated tractor-trailer in San Antonio, Texas in human-trafficking incident on July - 22.
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 July - 22.
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 July - 22 heatwave in Japan kills 11 in one day
2018 On July - 22 tV show "Supergirl" announces casting of first live-action transgender superhero, by transgender actor Nicole Maines as Nia Nal