July 22, 1940 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History


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

Birthdays in History


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

Divorces in History


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

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