On This Day

What Happened on July 22, 2013

Historical Events

  • 89 people are killed and 500 are injured by earthquakes in Gansu province, China

AppointmentAppointment of Interest

Mike Babcock is again named head coach of Team Canada, this time for the 2014 Winter Olympics (they would repeat as gold medalists)

NHL Coach Mike Babcock
NHL Coach
Mike Babcock

Famous Birthdays

  • Prince George of Cambridge, son of Prince William and Catherine, Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, England (3rd in line to the English throne), born in London, England

Famous Deaths

  • Dennis Farina, American actor, dies from a pulmonary embolism at 69
  • Lawrie Reilly, Scottish soccer striker (38 caps; Hibernian 253 games, 185 goals), dies at 84
2013 Highlights

About July 22, 2013

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 8 years, 2 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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