What Happened on July 22, 2012

Historical Events

  • 99th Tour de France won by Bradley Wiggins of Great Britain
  • At least 77 people are killed by torrential rain in Beijing, China

Sports History

British Open Men's Golf, Royal Lytham & St. Annes: South African Ernie Els wins his 2nd Claret Jug, 1 stroke ahead of runner-up Adam Scott of Australia

  • Car bombs kills 20 people and injures 80 in Madaen and Najaf, Iraq
  • Hashim Amla smashes 311 not out in South Africa's inning and 12 run 1st Test win over England at The Oval; first South African to score a triple-century in Test cricket
  • Pranab Mukherjee is elected 13th President of India
2012 History

Famous Deaths

  • George A. Miller, American psychologist, dies at 92
  • Nan Merriman, American-Dutch singer (Arturo Toscanini NBC Orchestra), dies at 92

About July 22, 2012

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 10 years, 8 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Call Me Maybe - Carly Rae Jepsen
  • UK #1 Song: Payphone - Maroon 5 Ft. Wiz Khalifa