What Happened on July 22, 1940

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Conference meetingMeeting of Interest

Dutch prime minister De Geer meets Hitler seeking peace talks

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Alex Trebek, Canadian-American TV game host (High Rollers, Jeopardy), born in Sudbury, Ontario

Host of Jeopardy! Alex Trebek
Host of Jeopardy!
Alex Trebek
  • Judith Walzer Leavitt, American college professor
  • Stan Ross, American actor, born in NYC, New York
  • Yuriy Klimov, USSR, team handball (Olympic-gold-1976)

Famous Divorces


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Jacqueline Kennedy's parents John Vernou "Black Jack" Bouvier III and Janet (Norton Lee) divorce