What Happened on July 22, 2003

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 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.

Famous Deaths

  • Qusay Hussein, son of Saddam Hussein (b. 1966)
  • Uday Hussein, son of Saddam Hussein (b. 1964)
  • Wahome Muthahi, Kenyan humourist (b. 1954)