What Happened on July 22, 2013

Historical Events

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

Appointment 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)

Famous Birthdays

Prince GeorgePrince George (9 years old)

son of Prince William and Catherine, Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, 2nd in line to the English throne, born in London, England

Born in 2013

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

About July 22, 2013

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 9 years, 7 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke Featuring T.I. + Pharrell
  • UK #1 Song: Wake Me Up - Avicii