July 22 in History – What happened on 22 July in Past

22 July - Today in History - Important historical events happened on this day in India and World History

According to Gregory calendar, on July 22, the day number in a year is 203 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 204. July 22 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

July 22 in History - Top Historical Events

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
648During the Khmelnatsky uprising in Ukraine, 10,000 Jews were killed in the Chamelnik massacre.
838Arab–Byzantine wars-The forces of the Abbasid Caliphate defeated Byzantine Empire troops, led by Emperor Theophilos himself, atthe Battle of Anzen near present-day Dazman, Turkey.
1209The first major military action of the Albigensian Crusade tookplace as a crusader army captured Béziers in southern France andslaughtered the inhabitants.
1678Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj won the Fort of Vellore.
1706The Treaty of Scotland and England agreed in London for ratification by national legislatures.
1729Diamonds were found in a Brazilian Minas garage.
1731Spain signed the Treaty of Vienna.
1775George Washington commanded the US Army. George Washington was the first President of the United States.
1793Two days after becoming the first recorded person to complete atranscontinental crossing of North America north of Mexico, Scottishexplorer Alexander Mackenzie reached the westernmost point of his journey and inscribed his name on a rock.
1802Gia Long conquered Hanoi and unified modern-day Vietnam, whichhad experienced centuries of feudal warfare.
1802GA Long captured Hanoi to complete his unification of Vietnam.
1808The French general DuPont surrendered to the Spanish irregular forces after the Battle of Belen.
1864American Civil War-Confederate forces unsuccessfully attacked Union troops at the Battle of Atlanta.
1873Sir Benjamin Pine was made Lieutenant - Governor of the Colony of Natal.
1894Despite finishing in first place in the world's first autorace, Jules-Albert de Dion did not win, as his steam-powered car wasagainst the rules.
1905Taft-Katsu Secret Agreement was reached.
1918Indralal Rai, India's first proficient pilot, was killed in an air battle with Germany in London during the First World War.
1933Wiley Post became the first pilot to fly solo around the world,landing after a seven-day, nineteen-hour flight at Floyd Bennett Fieldin Brooklyn, New York City.
1934Bank robber John Dillinger, whose exploits were sensationalized across the United States, was shot dead by police in anambush outside the Biograph Theater in Chicago.
1944In opposition to the Polish government-in-exile, the Polish Committee of National Liberation published its manifesto, calling forradical reforms, a continuation of fighting in World War II against Nazi Germany, nationalisation of industry, and a 'decent border in the West'.
1964The second meeting of the Organization of African Unity was held.
1975Stanley Forman took the photo Fire Escape Collapse, which wouldreceive the Pulitzer Prize for Spot News Photography and the title ofWorld Press Photo of the Year.
1981India's first geostationary satellite 'Apple' started functioning.
1991American serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer was arrested inMilwaukee, Wisconsin, after police discovered human remains in hisapartment.
1992Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar escaped from his luxuriousprivate prison and spent the next 17 months on the run.
1993During the Great Flood of 1993, levees near Kaskaskia, Illinois, US, ruptured, forcing the entire town to evacuate by barges operated by the Army Corps of Engineers.
1999The first version of MSN Messenger was released by Microsoft.
2000The astronomers at the University of Arizona discovered Jupiter's 17th natural satellite.
2002The Israeli Defense Forces dropped a bomb on the home of SalahShehade, the leader of the military arm of Hamas, killing him and hisfamily.
2002Following a trial that captivated Brazil, a court in São Paulosentenced Suzane von Richthofen to 39½ years in prison for the murdersof her parents.
2003Two sons of dictator Saddam Hussein were killed in an air strike in Iraq.
2005London metropolitan police killed Jean Charles de Menezes, aBrazilian immigrant, after misidentifying him as being involved in theprevious day's failed bombing attempts on the city.
2009A solar eclipse, the longest in history, lasts up to 6 minutes and 38.8 seconds, over parts of Asia and the Pacific Ocean.
2009The longest total solar eclipse of the 21st century appeared in India.
2010The Stonehenge World Heritage Site announces the discovery of a possible new henge, the biggest discovery at a major monument in over 50 years.
2010Sri Lanka's Muttiah Muraligharan, the world's greatest bowler, retired from Test cricket. He has the highest record of 800 wickets in this name.
2011An extremist explodes a car bomb in Oslo, Norway, killing at least seven people; he then opens fire at a Labour Party youth camp in Utoya, Norway, killing 84.
2011The International Monetary Fund approves a new three-year loan for Haiti worth $60 million, canceling Haiti's $268 million debt.
2011Two sequential terrorist attacks in Oslo and Utøya claimed thelives of 77 people, in the deadliest attack in Norway since World War II.
2012India elects Pranab Mukherjee as its new President.
2012After placing first in the 2012 Tour de France, Bradley Wiggins becomes the first British cyclist to win the famous competition.
2012Pranab Mukherjee became the 13th President of India.
2013Scientific studies reveal that dolphins have unique names for one another, much like humans do.
2013Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, gives birth to a son, the third in line to the British throne; the child, named George Alexander Louis, is formally known as His Royal Highness Prince of Cambridge.
2013The earthquake in China's Gansu province killed 89 people.
2014Apple Inc. forecasts greater demand for its new iPhone6 models than for the iPhone 5S and 5C; in response to consumer demand, the new phones will have larger screens.
2014A case of bubonic plague in the Chinese province of Gansu prompts quarantines in parts of the city of Yumen; while outbreaks are rare, the disease can be contracted by contact with fleas from wild rodents.
2014A report called the 9/11 attack a failure of government institutions.



Famous Birthdays of July 22:

YearName / Profession / Country
1983Aldo de Nigris / Footballer / Mexico
1936Don Patterson / Organist / United States of America
1932Oscar De La Renta / Fashion Designer / United States of America
1960Jon Oliva / Writer / United States of America
1932Oscar de la Renta / Fashion Designer / United States of America
1977Gustavo Nery / Footballer / Brazil
1973Mike Sweeney / Baseball Player / United States of America
1966Tim Brown / Footballer / United States of America
1987Ilja Glebov / Figure Skater / Estonia
1898Stephen Vincent Benét / Poet / United States of America
1970Devendra Fadnavis / Politician / India
1942Les Johns / Rugby Player / Australia
1651Ferdinand Tobias Richter / Organist / Austria
1713Jacques-Germain Soufflot / Architect / France
1927Pierre Granier-Deferre / Writer / France
1929Neil Welliver / Painter / United States of America
1983Steven Jackson / Footballer / United States of America
1967Lauren Booth / Journalist / United Kingdom
1909Dorino Serafini / Racing Car Driver / Italy
1972Keyshawn Johnson / Footballer / United States of America
1977Ezio Galon / Rugby Player / Italy
1986Haruka Suenaga / Actress / Japan
1954Ingrid Daubechies / Mathematician / Belgium
1985Jessica Abbott / Swimmer / Australia
1844William Archibald Spooner / Scholar / United Kingdom
1862Cosmo Duff-Gordon / Fencer / Scotland
1962Martine St. Clair / Singer / Canada
1930Shriram Shankar / Scientist / India
1934Junior Cook / Saxophonist / United States of America
1988Paul Coutts / Footballer / Scotland

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