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July 22 – A Day as Today | Discover what happened A day like Today in the World: Who was born on July 22? Who died on July 22? What is celebrated on July 22? Historical events of July 22 in Dorian’s Secrets: The Eternal Youth Magazine!

Ephemeris of July 22:

In the Gregorian Calendar, July 22 is the 203th
(Two-hundredth third) day of the year.

There are 162 days left until the end of 2021!

Quote of the Day…

Injustice is the justice of the poor.

— Max Aub
Spanish writer (died July 22, 1972)

Events that Happened “A Day as Today”

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Events that Happened “Such a Day as Today” / Image Credit: Gerd Altmann

July 22 – A Day as Today – Events

  • 365: in Egypt, the city of Alexandria is flooded by a tsunami. The day before there were earthquakes in northern Italy and Crete.
  • 1342: the Flood of Mary Magdalene Day occurs in Europe, the largest on that continent (the water levels exceeded those of the 2002 floods). The rivers Rhine, Moselle, Danube, Elbe and their tributaries flooded the cities of Cologne, Mainz, Frankfurt am Main, Würzburg, Regensburg, Passau and Vienna, which were seriously damaged. There was also a lot of damage in the Carinthia region and northern Italy. The number of victims is unknown, but 6,000 people died in the Danube River area alone. The following years there will be cold summers, which will cause a lack of food throughout the continent. Six years later the Black Death will be registered, which will kill a third of the population of Europe.
  • 1731: Felipe V and Carlos VI sign the second treaty of Vienna.
  • 1795: Spain and France sign the second Treaty of Basel, ending the Roussillon war.
  • 1805: in the framework of the Napoleonic Wars, the French-Spanish combined fleet faces the British Royal Navy in the battle of Cape Finisterre.
  • 1808: in Bailén (Spain) the first great defeat of the Napoleonic troops ends at the Battle of Bailén.
  • 1812: the Spanish, Portuguese and British troops commanded by Wellington defeat the French of Napoleon Bonaparte in the battle of the Arapiles.
  • 1813: In the battle of the horcones in Barquisimeto, the liberators win the battle against the Spanish troops, reducing them overwhelmingly, even being outnumbered.
  • 1847: in Tabasco (Mexico), the Mexicans expel the American invaders by means of guerrillas.
  • 1864: in Georgia (United States) – within the framework of the Civil War – the Battle of Atlanta is fought.
  • 1894: the first automobile race in history is held between Paris and Rouen. The average speed of the vehicles reaches 20 kilometers per hour.
  • 1901: the Kingdom of Serbia reestablishes its diplomatic relations with the Principality of Montenegro.
  • 1906: Tsar Nicholas II dissolves the Russian Duma due to its lack of compliance and opposition from the nobility.
  • 1910: the President of the Spanish Government, Antonio Maura, suffers an attack in Barcelona from which he is slightly wounded.
  • 1910: in Polyana, on the banks of the Pola River (Russia), the Russian writer Leo Tolstoy loses valuable manuscripts of his most recent works when a fire breaks out on his farm.
  • 1912: in England, Winston Churchill, first lord of the admiralty, requests an increase in the budget of the British navy to deal with the German rearmament.
  • 1917: in France, Georges Clemenceau accuses the Interior Minister Louis Nalry of weakness.
  • 1919: The United States reestablishes trade relations with Germany.
  • 1919: El sombrero de tres picos, by Manuel de Falla, with sets by Pablo Picasso, opens in London.
  • 1920: Greece successfully launches an offensive against the Turks in Asia Minor.
  • 1921: in the vicinity of Annual ―in the framework of the Moroccan War―, the Moroccans defeat the Spanish army (Annual Disaster).
  • 1924: Wagnerian festivals interrupted during the First World War resume in Bayreuth.
  • 1924: Spain triumphs in the Basque pelota exhibition held within the framework of the Paris Olympic Games.
  • 1925: in Germany an amnesty for political crimes is granted on the occasion of the presidential elections that will affect sentences passed before June 15, 1915.
  • 1928: the Alicante cyclist Torres is proclaimed champion of Spain of speed.
  • 1929: the German ship Bremen wins the blue ribbon after achieving the fastest crossing of the Atlantic.
  • 1931: in Seville (Spain) a state of siege is declared due to the revolutionary strike created by the trade unionists.
  • 1931: the revolutionary strike is declared in Andorra.
  • 1934: in Chicago, the gangster John Dillinger – the number one public enemy in the United States – is shot dead by FBI agents.
  • 1936: in the framework of the Spanish Civil War, republican forces put down the anti-democratic uprising in Guadalajara and the fascist forces took the Port of Guadarrama (Madrid).
  • 1936: the cities of San Roque, Algeciras and La Línea de la Concepción, are bombarded by the loyal ships of the Republic, Jaime I, Cervantes and Libertad. One of the projectiles targets the Morro de Gibraltar (invaded by Great Britain), which was on the verge of creating an international conflict.
  • 1937: Mexico welcomes 500 Spanish children exiled by the Franco regime.
  • 1939: Marshal Pétain arrives in Barcelona on an official visit.
  • 1940: Great Britain rejects a new German peace offer.
  • 1941: the communist station La Pirenaica begins to broadcast for Spain, from Moscow.
  • 1942: the first contingent of Jews destined for this concentration camp is transferred to Treblinka (Poland).
  • 1942: the British reject the American proposal of a landing in Europe, during 1942.
  • 1942: the law is promulgated by which the transmission of goods of the Church and religious congregations is exempted from payment of tax.
  • 1943: Switzerland bans Nazi-inspired parties.
  • 1944: the Bretton Woods economic conference ends, which agreed to create the International Monetary Fund and the IBRD or World Bank.
  • 1946: in the King David hotel (Jerusalem), the Irgun attacks the British headquarters in Palestine. There were 76 dead, 46 injured and 29 missing.
  • 1946: an International Conference is held in which the creation of the World Health Organization (WHO) is decided.
  • 1947: Alejandro Lerroux returns to Spain from his exile in Estoril (Portugal).
  • 1947: the passengers of the ship Exodus, who refused to disembark in France, are transferred to Hamburg, where they must go ashore.
  • 1947: Flag of India is adopted.
  • 1950: Leopold III of Belgium enters Brussels.
  • 1951: in the Soviet Union, the dogs Dezik and Tsigán (‘gypsy’) are the first dogs to perform a suborbital flight.
  • 1951: the football club SE Palmeiras wins the first world club competition, held in Brazil, the International Championship of Champions Clubs (Rio Cup).
  • 1958: on Bikini Atoll (Marshall Islands, in the middle of the Pacific Ocean), at 3:20 p.m. (local time) the United States detonates its 65-kt Juniper atomic bomb. It is the 150th bomb out of 1,129 that the United States detonated between 1945 and 1992, and the last one detonated on that island.
  • 1958: in the Enewetak Atoll (Marshall Islands), at 8:30 p.m. universal time (7:30 a.m. on July 23, according to local time) the United States detonates its atomic bomb Olive, of 202 kt.
  • 1961: Channel 11 (today known as Telefé) is founded in Buenos Aires (Argentina).
  • 1961: for the first time in 25 years, Spanish securities are once again listed on the London Stock Exchange.
  • 1962: The United States launches the American probe Mariner 1 towards Venus, but after several minutes of erratic flight it must be destroyed.
  • 1962: Soviet Valeri Brumel sets a new high jump record with 2.26 meters.
  • 1962: the Spanish Government decides to free the French terrorists, members of the OAS, who sought refuge in Spain.
  • 1963: the island of Sarawak becomes independent from the British Empire.
  • 1963: in Las Vegas (United States), Sonny Liston revalidates his title of heavyweight world champion, after beating Floyd Patterson by knockout in the first round.
  • 1964: the OAS meets in Washington to discuss the sanctions that should be imposed on Cuba for its help to nationalist movements in Venezuela. By 15 votes to 4 they decided to suspend diplomatic and commercial relations with the island.
  • 1965: at the nuclear test site in Nevada (United States), at 5:21:08 local time, the Pongee atomic bomb is detonated, weighing less than 20 kt. It is the bomb # 425 of the 1,129 that the United States detonated between 1945 and 1992.
  • 1966: the weekly Tele-Estel began to be published in Barcelona, ​​the first written in Catalan since the Civil War.
  • 1966: in Barcelona, ​​Tomás Garicano Goñi is appointed civil governor.
  • 1967: the writer Fernando Arrabal is arrested on charges of blasphemy.
  • 1968: in Bolivia a state of siege was decreed.
  • 1971: in Spain is the Lady of Baza.
  • 1971: In Sudan, the head of state and prime minister Gaafar al-Numeiry resumes power only three days after being overthrown by a military coup.
  • 1973: the cyclist Luis Ocaña wins the Tour de France, and becomes the second Spanish rider to do so.
  • 1973: Morocco seizes seven Spanish fishing boats and takes them to Tangier.
  • 1974: At the request of the Ethiopian military, Mikael Imru is appointed Prime Minister.
  • 1975: the journalist José María Huertas Clavería, enters the Modelo prison, after giving a statement before the military court, in relation to a report published on Tele / Expres.
  • 1975: in the Sevillian town of Paradas (Spain) the Crime of Los Galindos takes place, committed in the farmhouse of the same name and where 5 people were murdered, 3 of them natives of the town.
  • 1976: Japan completes its last financial reparation to the Philippines for war crimes committed during the invasion perpetrated by the Japanese Empire during World War II.
  • 1977: in China, the leader Deng Xiaoping is restored to power.
  • 1977: the ceremony of the solemn inauguration of the Spanish Constituent Courts is held in Congress in which King Juan Carlos I recognizes the sovereignty of the Spanish people.
  • 1978: in the holy city of Meched (Iran), violent riots cause around forty deaths.
  • 1979: French cyclist Bernard Hinault wins the Tour de France.
  • 1979: the Ciudad de Vicente López Stadium, current field of the Atlético Platense Club, is inaugurated in a match played between it and Gimnasia de La Plata, which would end 0-0.
  • 1983: Honduran and Nicaraguan patrol boats engage in brief naval combat and US warships sail off the coast of Nicaragua.
  • 1983: in Poland a partial and conditional amnesty is proclaimed, while the Diet passes numerous repressive laws.
  • 1984: in Equatorial Guinea there is a failed coup attempt.
  • 1987: in Rome (Italy), the Moroccan athlete Saïd Aouita sets the world record of the 5000 meters dash in a time of 12 min 58.39 s.
  • 1987: The Soviet Union puts the Soyuz TM-3 spacecraft into orbit.
  • 1991: In Ethiopia, Parliament elects former guerrilla Meles Zenawi as head of state.
  • 1991: The South African government confesses that, for years, it has supported the Inkatha movement, which competes politically with the African National Congress (ANC).
  • 1991: in Milwaukee (United States), a certain Jeffrey Dahmer is arrested when human remains are discovered in his apartment.
  • 1992: the PSOE (Spanish Socialist Workers Party) does not get support for the approval of its economic adjustment measures.
  • 1992: In Colombia, Pablo Escobar – fearing extradition to the United States – escapes from his luxurious cell in the maximum security prison known as La Catedral.
  • 1993: The Ariane IV rocket is launched into space, which carries the Spanish communications satellite Hispasat 1B.
  • 1997: Eiichiro Oda’s One Piece manga begins to be published in the Japanese magazine Shūkan Shōnen Jump.
  • 1998: in Guatemala City, the police detain the priest Mario Leonel Orantes Nájera (34) for his complicity in the murder of Bishop Juan José Gerardi (75) on April 26, 1998, two days after the publication of the Guatemala report: never again, in which it demonstrated that the Guatemalan government had been responsible for the murder of 200,000 indigenous Mayans in the 1980s. Orantes will be in prison until January 4, 2013.
  • 2000: José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero becomes the new general secretary of the Spanish Socialist Workers Party (PSOE) with 41.69% of the votes of the socialist delegates gathered in the 35th Congress of the party.
  • 2001: in England, the American golfer David Duval wins the British Open of golf.
  • 2002: the new center-right government is formed in the Netherlands, led by Prime Minister Jan Peter Balkenende.
  • 2002: Brazilian diplomat Sergio Vieira de Mello takes over from Mary Robinson at the head of the United Nations Human Rights Commission.
  • 2002: a giant squid with 15-meter tentacles appears dead on a beach in Tasmania (Australia).
  • 2003: at the Eiffel Tower (Paris), a short circuit causes a fire that forces 3,000 people to evacuate.
  • 2003: at the Barcelona Championships, the American swimmer Michael Phelps breaks the world record of the 200 m butterfly (1 min 53.2 s).
  • 2003: in Mosul (Iraq), US military assassinate Uday and Qusay Hussein (sons of Saddam Hussein) and Mustafa Hussein (14-year-old son of Qusay). They announce that they paid $ 30 million as a reward to the Iraqi informant who gave away their location. The next day an American sergeant (27) will be assassinated in retaliation. On June 5, 2004, the Iraqi informant will be assassinated.
  • 2004: the IWC (International Whaling Commission) reopens the doors to commercial hunting of these cetaceans, which means the end of the moratorium in force since 1986.
  • 2004: in the city of Ramadi (Iraq), the fighting between the invading American troops and the Iraqi resistance leaves 25 dead.
  • 2004: in the northwest of Anatolia (Turkey) 36 people die in the derailment of a train.
  • 2005: at Stockwell tube station (in South London) – the day after the second of the two July bombings in London – Scotland Yard agents arrest a Brazilian electrician, Jean Charles de Menezes (27) and at seven expansive bullets (prohibited by the Hague Convention) are fired into the head by the floor.
  • 2005: a fossil of the smallest human bone (one of the bones of the middle ear) is discovered in Atapuerca, of which until now there were only four remains in the whole world.
  • 2005: in Guernica and Luno (Vizcaya), the terrorist group ETA sets off a small bomb in front of the headquarters of a company, without causing considerable damage.
  • 2005: Austrian climber Gerlinde Kalterbrunner crowns the Gasherbrum II and achieves the eighth “eight thousand” of hers, equaling Edurne Pasaban’s record.
  • 2005: in the town hall of Mollet del Vallès (in Barcelona) the first wedding in Spain between two women is celebrated.
  • 2006: the Emirates Stadium, home of the Arsenal Football Club, is inaugurated in London (England).
  • 2009: total solar eclipse, the longest of the 21st century, lasting 6 minutes and 39 seconds.
  • 2011: Terrorist attacks in Oslo and Utoya (Norway), 77 people die (68 in Utoya) in what was the most important disaster in Norway since World War II.

Who was Born “A Day as Today”?

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Who was Born “A Day as Today”? / Image Credit: Susanne Jutzeler

July 22 – A Day as Today – Births

  • 1210: Joan of England, Scottish queen consort (d. 1238).
  • 1361: Carlos III, Navarrese king (d. 1425).
  • 1478: Felipe el Hermoso, King of Castilla y León between 1504 and 1506 (f. 1506).
  • 1510: Alexander de Medici, Florentine aristocrat (d. 1537).
  • 1535: Catherine Stenbock, Swedish aristocrat (d. 1621).
  • 1559: Lorenzo de Brindis, Italian saint of the Catholic Church (d. 1619).
  • 1647: Margarita María Alacoque, French saint of the Catholic Church (d. 1690).
  • 1711: Georg Wilhelm Richmann, German-Russian physicist (d. 1753).
  • 1713: Jacques-Germain Soufflot, French architect (d. 1780).
  • 1755: Gaspard de Prony, French mathematician and engineer (d. 1839).
  • 1766: Franz Xaver Süssmayr, Austrian composer and clarinetist (d. 1803).
  • 1784: Friedrich Bessel, German astronomer and mathematician (d. 1846).
  • 1789: Antonio Alcalá Galiano, Spanish politician and writer (d. 1865).
  • 1795: Gabriel Lamé, French mathematician (d. 1870).
  • 1800: Jakob Lorber, Slovenian writer (d. 1864).
  • 1804: Victor Schoelcher, French politician (d. 1893).
  • 1831: Kōmei, Japanese emperor (d. 1867).
  • 1847: José María Mier, Mexican lawyer, military and politician (d. 1914).
  • 1849: Emma Lazarus, American poet (d. 1887).
  • 1860: Paul Gustave Fischer, Danish painter, illustrator and poster artist (d. 1934).
  • 1878: Lucien Febvre, French historian (d. 1956).
  • 1878: Janusz Korczak, Polish pediatrician and writer (d. 1942).
  • 1882: Edward Hopper, American painter (d. 1967).
  • 1884: Miguel Meléndez Muñoz, Puerto Rican writer (d. 1966).
  • 1887: Manuel Bastos Ansart, Spanish surgeon (d. 1975).
  • 1887: Gustav Hertz, German physicist, Nobel Prize winner for physics in 1925 (d. 1975).
  • 1888: Selman Waksman, Ukrainian biochemist who stole the Nobel Prize in medicine from his disciple Albert Schatz, who had discovered streptomycin (d. 1973).
  • 1889: James Whale, British filmmaker (d. 1957).
  • 1890: Rose Fitzgerald, American woman, mother of President John F. Kennedy (d. 1995).
  • 1893: Karl Menninger, American psychiatrist (d. 1990).
  • 1894: María Sabina, Mexican healer (d. 1985).
  • 1895: León de Greiff, Colombian poet (d. 1976).
  • 1898: Stephen Vincent Benét, American writer, poet and novelist (d. 1943).
  • 1898: Alexander Calder, American sculptor (d. 1976).
  • 1903: José Miranda González, Spanish historian (d. 1967).
  • 1907: Zubir Said, Singaporean composer (d. 1987).
  • 1908: Juan José López Ibor, Spanish psychiatrist (d. 1991).
  • 1911: Luis Alfonzo Larrain, Venezuelan musician, conductor and composer (f. 1996).
  • 1913: Licia Albanese, Italian soprano (d. 2014).
  • 1914: Yakov Malkiel, American historian (d. 1998).
  • 1916: Marcel Cerdán, French boxer (d. 1949).
  • 1917: Guillermo Porras Muñoz, Mexican lawyer, historian and academic (d. 1988).
  • 1921: Ronald N. Bracewell, Australian scientist and academic (d. 2007).
  • 1923: Bob Dole, American politician.
  • 1923: César Fernández Ardavín, Spanish director, producer and screenwriter (d. 2012).
  • 1923: The Fabulous Moolah, American wrestler (d. 2007).
  • 1924: Margaret Whiting, American singer (d. 2011).
  • 1926: Bryan Forbes, British actor, director, producer and screenwriter (d. 2013).
  • 1926: Tip (Luis Sánchez Polack), Spanish humorist (f. 1999).
  • 1930: Eric del Castillo, Mexican actor.
  • 1932: Óscar de la Renta, Dominican clothing designer (d. 2014).
  • 1934: Louise Fletcher, American actress.
  • 1936: Tom Robbins, American writer.
  • 1937: Chuck Jackson, American singer and songwriter, of the band The Del-Vikings.
  • 1937: Yasuhiro Kojima, Japanese-American wrestler (d. 1999).
  • 1938: Terence Stamp, British actor.
  • 1940: Thomas Martin, British double bass player of American origin.
  • 1940: Alex Trebek, presenter and Canadian television producer (f. 2020).
  • 1941: George Clinton, American musician.
  • 1942: Peter Habeler, Austrian mountaineer.
  • 1944: Rick Davies, British musician, of the band Supertramp.
  • 1944: Anand Satyanand, New Zealand lawyer and politician.
  • 1946: Braulio, Spanish singer-songwriter.
  • 1946: Laura Bove, Argentine actress (f. 2020).
  • 1946: Danny Glover, American actor.
  • 1946: Mireille Mathieu, French singer.
  • 1946: Paul Schrader, American filmmaker.
  • 1946: Johnson Toribiong, Palau lawyer and politician, 7th president of Palau.
  • 1946: José Francisco Ruiz Massieu, Mexican lawyer and politician (d. 1994).
  • 1947: Albert Brooks, American actor.
  • 1947: Gilles Duceppe, Canadian politician.
  • 1947: Don Henley, American singer-songwriter, of the Eagles band.
  • 1948: Alfonso Cano, Colombian guerrilla, leader of the FARC (d. 2011).
  • 1948: Susan E. Hinton, American writer.
  • 1948: Heraldo Muñoz, Chilean diplomat and politician.
  • 1948: Ana Palacio, Spanish politician.
  • 1948: Otto Waalkes, German actor, singer, director and screenwriter.
  • 1949: Laureano Brizuela, Argentine singer-songwriter.
  • 1949: Alan Menken, American composer.
  • 1949: Lasse Virén, Finnish athlete.
  • 1951: Giovanni Battaglin, Italian cyclist.
  • 1953: José María Amorrortu, soccer player and soccer coach.
  • 1954: Al Di Meola, American jazz guitarist.
  • 1955: Willem Dafoe, American actor.
  • 1955: Juanjo Puigcorbé, Spanish actor.
  • 1956: Manuel Alberto León, Mexican cartoonist and cartoonist (d. 2015).
  • 1957: Álvaro Corcuera, Mexican priest (d. 2014).
  • 1960: Jon Oliva, American musician, of the band Savatage.
  • 1960: Ágatha Ruiz de la Prada, Spanish designer.
  • 1962: Ulises Butrón, Argentine musician and singer (f. 2019).
  • 1962: Alvin Robertson, American basketball player.
  • 1962: Marcelo Rodríguez professional wrestling commentator in Spanish.
  • 1963: Emilio Butragueño, Spanish footballer.
  • 1963: Rob Estes, American actor and director.
  • 1963: Emily Saliers, American singer-songwriter and guitarist.
  • 1964: Bonnie Langford, British actress and dancer.
  • 1964: John Leguizamo, Colombian actor.
  • 1964: David Spade, American actor.
  • 1965: Marcelo Gopar, Argentine journalist, radio and television host.
  • 1965: Patrick Labyorteaux, American actor and screenwriter.
  • 1965: Shawn Michaels, former American professional wrestler.
  • 1967: Irene Bedard, American actress.
  • 1968: Rhys Ifans, British actor and singer.
  • 1969: Jason Becker, American guitarist and songwriter, of the band Cacophony.
  • 1969: Despina Vandi, Greek singer.
  • 1971: Kristine Lilly, American footballer.
  • 1972: Colin Ferguson, Canadian actor, director and producer.
  • 1973: Rufus Wainwright, Canadian singer-songwriter.
  • 1973: Jaime Camil, Mexican singer and actor.
  • 1973: Daniel Jones, Australian musician, of the band Savage Garden.
  • 1973: Petey Pablo, American rapper and actor.
  • 1973: Jaime Cantizano, Spanish radio and television presenter.
  • 1974: Franka Potente, German actress.
  • 1974: Paulo Jamelli, Brazilian soccer player.
  • 1975: Dolores Barreiro, Argentine model.
  • 1975: Sam Jacobson, American basketball player.
  • 1976: Diana Doll, Slovak pornographic actress and erotic model.
  • 1977: Gustavo Nery, Brazilian soccer player.
  • 1977: Juan Quintero, Argentine singer, guitarist and composer.
  • 1978: A. J. Cook, Canadian actress.
  • 1978: Dennis Rommedahl, Danish footballer.
  • 1979: Lucas Luhr, German driver.
  • 1979: Yadel Martí, Cuban baseball player.
  • 1979: Antonia Santa María, Chilean actress and presenter.
  • 1980: Scott Dixon, New Zealand motor racing driver.
  • 1980: Juan Huerta, Argentine soccer player.
  • 1980: Dirk Kuyt, Dutch footballer.
  • 1980: Kate Ryan, Belgian singer.
  • 1980: Tablo (Lee-Sun Woong), South Korean rapper, of the band Epik High.
  • 1982: Anna Chicherova, Russian jumping athlete.
  • 1982: Daniel Kennedy, American soccer player.
  • 1983: Arsenium (Arsenie Todiraş), Moldovan singer, of the band O-Zone.
  • 1983: Aldo de Nigris, Mexican soccer player.
  • 1983: Sharni Vinson, Australian actress and model.
  • 1983: Álex Gadea, Spanish actor.
  • 1983: Ander Murillo, Spanish soccer player.
  • 1984: Stewart Downing, British footballer.
  • 1988: Thomas Kraft, German footballer.
  • 1988: Silvio Romero, Argentine soccer player.
  • 1989: Keegan Allen, American actor.
  • 1989: Leandro Damião, Brazilian soccer player.
  • 1989: Daryl Janmaat, Dutch footballer.
  • 1992: Selena Gomez, American actress and singer.
  • 1993: Amber Beattie, British actress.
  • 1993: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, American terrorist.
  • 1993: Tia-Clair Toomey, Australian CrossFit athlete and CrossFit Games champion.
  • 1994: Sigurd Rosted, Norwegian footballer.
  • 1998: Madison Pettis, American actress.
  • 1998: Marc Cucurella, Spanish footballer.
  • 2002: Felix Christian, Danish aristocrat.
  • 2013: George of Cambridge, Prince of the United Kingdom.

Who Left Us “A Day as Today”?

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Who Left Us “A Day as Today”? / Image Credit: Katrina

July 22 – A Day as Today – Deaths

  • 1035: Robert I, Norman aristocrat (b.1004).
  • 1454: Juan II, Spanish King (b.1405).
  • 1461: Charles VII, French King (b.1403).
  • 1645: Gaspar de Guzmán y Pimentel, Spanish aristocrat, literary and artistic patron (b. 1587).
  • 1802: Xavier Bichat, French anatomist (b. 1771).
  • 1823 – William Bartram, American botanist and naturalist (b. 1739).
  • 1826: Giuseppe Piazzi, Italian astronomer and mathematician (b. 1746).
  • 1832: Napoleon II, French aristocrat, son of Napoleon Bonaparte (b. 1811).
  • 1851: Friedrich von Wieser, Austrian economist (b. 1851).
  • 1908: William Randal Cremer, British pacifist, Nobel Peace Prize winner in 1903 (b. 1828).
  • 1913: Eduardo López Rivas, Venezuelan intellectual, editor and journalist (b. 1850).
  • 1915 – Sandford Fleming, British-born Canadian engineer and inventor (b. 1827).
  • 1918: Manuel González Prada, Peruvian writer (b. 1844).
  • 1920: Francisco Domingo Marqués, Spanish painter (b. 1842).
  • 1921: Manuel Fernández Silvestre, Spanish military man (b. 1871).
  • 1932 – Reginald Fessenden, Canadian inventor (b.1866).
  • 1932: Errico Malatesta, Italian anarchist (b. 1853).
  • 1934: John Dillinger, American thief (b.1903).
  • 1943: Aimé Octobre, French sculptor (b.1868).
  • 1946: Edward Sperling, Belarusian writer and humorist (b. 1889).
  • 1947: Ignacio Cepeda Dávila, Mexican politician (b.1904).
  • 1950 – William Lyon Mackenzie King, Canadian politician, Prime Minister (b.1874).
  • 1952: Antonio María Valencia, Colombian musician and composer (b.1902).
  • 1967: Carl Sandburg, American poet, novelist and historian (b. 1878).
  • 1968: Giovannino Guareschi, Italian writer, journalist and cartoonist (b.1908).
  • 1969: Leopoldo Magenti Chelvi, Valencian composer and pianist (b. 1893).
  • 1972: Max Aub, Spanish writer (b.1903).
  • 1973: Alexandr Mosolov, Soviet composer (b.1900).
  • 1979: Sándor Kocsis, Hungarian footballer (b.1929).
  • 1986: Floyd Gottfredson, American cartoonist (b.1905).
  • 1989: Pedro Escudero, Argentine filmmaker, theater director and screenwriter (b. 1914).
  • 1989: Martti Talvela, Finnish opera singer (b.1935).
  • 1990: Manuel Puig, Argentine writer (b.1932).
  • 1993: Ivà (Ramón Tosas Fuentes), Spanish cartoonist (b.1941).
  • 1997: Vincent Hanna, Irish journalist (b.1939).
  • 1998: Hermann Prey, German baritone (b.1929).
  • 1998: Antonio Saura, Spanish painter (b.1930).
  • 1999: Abelardo Díaz Alfaro, writer and journalist (b.1916).
  • 1999: Claudio Rodríguez, Spanish poet (b.1934).
  • 1999: Gar Samuelson, American drummer, of the band Megadeth (b.1958).
  • 2000: Eladio Cabañero, Spanish poet (b.1930).
  • 2000: Claude Sautet, French filmmaker (b.1924).
  • 2001: Maria Gorojóvskaya, Soviet gymnast (b.1921).
  • 2001: Indro Montanelli, Italian historian and journalist (b.1909).
  • 2002: Fernando Schwalb López Aldana, Peruvian lawyer, diplomat and politician (b.1916).
  • 2003: Qusay Hussein, Iraqi politician, son of Saddam Hussein (b. 1966).
  • 2003: Uday Hussein, Iraqi politician, son of Saddam Hussein (b. 1964).
  • 2004: Sacha Distel, French singer and guitarist (b. 1933).
  • 2004 – Illinois Jacquet, American saxophonist and composer (b.1922).
  • 2005: Jean Charles de Menezes, Brazilian electrician assassinated by Scotland Yard (b. 1978).
  • 2006: José Antonio Delgado Sucre, Venezuelan mountaineer (b. 1965).
  • 2007: Ulrich Mühe, German actor (b.1953).
  • 2007: Jean Stablinski, French cyclist, of Polish origin (b.1932).
  • 2008: Estelle Getty, American actress (b. 1923).
  • 2009: Mark Leduc, Canadian boxer (b.1964).
  • 2010: Kenny Guinn, American educator, businessman and politician (b.1936).
  • 2011: Linda Christian, Mexican actress (b.1923).
  • 2012: George Armitage Miller, American psychologist and academic (b.1920).
  • 2012: Frank Pierson, American director and screenwriter (b.1925).
  • 2013: Dennis Farina, American actor (b.1944).
  • 2013: Lawrie Reilly, British footballer (b.1928).
  • 2014: Nitzan Shirazi, Israeli footballer (b. 1971).
  • 2018: Chiyo Miyako, Japanese supercentennial (b.1901).
  • 2019: Li Peng, Chinese politician (b.1928).
  • 2019: Christopher C. Kraft, American engineer and manager of NASA (b.1924).
  • 2021: Palo Pandolfo, Argentine rock musician (b.1964).

What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”?

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What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”? / Image Credit: Sakkanan Norkaew

July 22 – A Day as Today – Celebration

  • World Brain Day, promoted by the World Federation of Neurology (WFN)

Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today”

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Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today” / Image Credit: Peter H

July 22 – A Day as Today – Catholic Santoral

  • Saint mary magdalene
  • Saint Meneleo de Menat
  • Saint Plato of Ancyra
  • Saint Vandregisilo de Fontenelle
  • Blessed Augustine Fangi

What Sign of the Zodiac Rules those Born “A Day as Today”?

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Prediction your zodiac sign with Dorian / Image Credit: p2722754

July 22 – A Day as Today – Zodiac Sign

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