On This Day

What Happened on July 22, 2018

Historical Events

  • British Open Men's Golf, Carnoustie: Francesco Molinari holds off a pack of players including favourites Rory McIlroy & Justin Rose to win by 2; first Italian to win a major title
  • Heatwave in Japan kills 11 in one day
  • Israeli military and allies evacuate over 400 White Helmet Syrian rescue workers from its border with Syria to Jordan
  • Lone gunman shooting kills 3 including gunman and injures 13 in Toronto, Canada
  • Seattle basketball guard Sue Bird plays record 500th WNBA game as Storm go down 87-74 to the Atlanta Dream; finishes career on 508 games for Seattle
  • TV show "Supergirl" announces casting of first live-action transgender superhero, by transgender actor Nicole Maines as Nia Nal

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Donald Trump threatens Iran in an all-caps tweet of "consequences" in response to speech by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
President of Iran Hassan Rouhani
President of Iran
Hassan Rouhani

Famous Deaths

  • Rene Portland, American college basketball coach (Penn State 1980-2007), dies of cancer at 65
  • Tony Sparano, American NFL coach (Miami Dolphins 2008-11), dies of a heart attack at 56
2018 Highlights

About July 22, 2018

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 4 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Cancer