On This Day in History for July 22 (Part 2)

Events in History

Events 101 - 115 of 115

  • 1997 Fire breaks out at Palais de Chaillot in Paris
  • 1997 The second Blue Water Bridge opens between Port Huron, Michigan and Sarnia, Ontario.
  • 1997 The first shipments of oil produced from Kazakhstan's Tengiz field arrive at terminals on the Black Sea for subsequent export through the Bosphoros Strait
  • 2002 Israel assassinates Salah Shahade, the Commander-in-Chief of Hamas's military arm, the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades, along with 14 civilians.
  • 2003 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.
  • 2005 Jean Charles de Menezes is killed by police as the hunt begins for the London Bombers. See 7 July 2005 London bombings and 21 July 2005 London bombings
  • 2011 Norway is the victim of twin terror attacks, the first a bomb blast targeting government buildings in central Oslo, second a massacre at a youth camp on island of Ut√łya
  • 2012 Car bombs kills 20 people and injures 80 in Madaen and Najaf, Iraq
  • 2012 At least 77 people are killed by torrential rain in Beijing, China
  • 2012 Pranab Mukherjee is elected President of India
  • 2013 89 people are killed and 500 are injured by earthquakes in Gansu province, China
  • 2014 Both the United Arab Emirates and the USA announce aid packages to besieged Gaza
  • 2014 European Union claim that Israel 'has the right to defend itself', but say civilian casualties in Gaza are unacceptable
  • 2015 'Oldest' Qur'an fragments discovered in collection of Birmingham University, radiocarbon testing dates to AD568 - AD645

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2016 Hillary Clinton announces Virginia Senator Tim Kaine as her Vice Presidential running mate

Politician and US First Lady Hillary Clinton
Politician and US First Lady
Hillary Clinton

Birthdays in History

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Weddings in History

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Deaths in History

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