On This Day

What Happened on July 22, 2019

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Air strikes have killed at least 31 people in Maarat al-Numan, north-western Syria, with Russian planes supporting Syrian government being blamed
  • French submarine Minerve rediscovered off coast of Toulon, France, after disappearing in 1968 with loss of 52 crew
  • India's lunar mission, Chandrayaan-2 successfully takes off from Satish Dhawan Space Center, Sriharikota aiming to be fourth nation to soft-land on the moon

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Marvel superhero film "Avengers: Endgame" becomes the world's highest-grossing film overtaking "Avatar" earning $2.9 billion

Actor Chadwick Boseman
Actor
Chadwick Boseman
Actor, producer and screenwriter Vin Diesel
Actor, producer and screenwriter
Vin Diesel
Actor Chris Pratt
Actor
Chris Pratt
  • NFL Dallas Cowboys named most valuable sports team in the world worth $5 billion, MLB New York Yankees 2nd at $4.6 billion, Real Madrid 3rd with $4.2 billion according to Forbes

Conference meetingMeeting of Interest

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan meets with US President Donald Trump at the White House in Washington, D.C.

Cricketer and Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan
Cricketer and Prime Minister of Pakistan
Imran Khan
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Donald Trump says US could win war in Afghanistan in a week "I just don't want to kill 10 million people. If I wanted to win that war, Afghanistan would be wiped off the face of the earth"

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump

Famous Deaths

  • Li Peng, Chinese leader, Premier of China (1987-98), dies at 90