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Friday, July 22, 2011

Serbia extradites suspected war criminal Goran Hadžić to The Hague to face trial. //www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-14247558 (BBC)
NASA announces that its Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has captured photographic evidence of possible liquid water on Mars during warm seasons.
2011 Norway attacks
Anders Behring Breivik kills 77 people in twin terrorist attacks in Norway after a bombing in the Regjeringskvartalet government center in Oslo and a shooting at a political youth c on the island of Utøya.
Arab Spring: Because of the uncertaintities associated with a cl-down of the free press, there are believed to be at least 121 people killed in a Syrian Armytank raid on the town of Hama and over 150 people are reportedly killed across the country. The total dead throughout Syria may never be known, but an estimate as of September 24 is 3,000.
Juno, the first solar-powered spacecraft on a mission to Jupiter, is launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.
In Thailand over 12.8 million people are affected by severe flooding. The World Bank estimates damages at 1,440 billion baht (US$45 billion).ref name=time

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

The longest total solar eclipse of the 21st century takes place over parts of Asia and the Pacific Ocean. //www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2009/07/22/2632624.htm (ABC News Australia)
The longest total solar eclipse of the 21st century, lasting up to 6 minutes and 38.8 seconds, occurs over parts of Asia and the Pacific Ocean.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

The United Progressive Alliance led government in India survives a crucial no-confidence vote based on disagreements between Indian National Congress and Left Front over the Indo-US nuclear deal. //edition.cnn.com/2008/WORLD/asiapcf/07/22/india.nuclearvote.ap/index.html (CNN) //www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/asia/article4380397.ece ("The Times")
The United Progressive Alliance-led government in India survives a crucial no-confidence vote, based on disagreements between the Indian National Congress and Left Front, over the Indo-US nuclear deal.

Sunday, July 22, 2007

The Burj Dubai becomes the world's tallest building overtaking Taipei 101 in Taipei. //www.ndtv.com/convergence/ndtv/story.aspx?id=NEWEN20070019803 (NDTV)

Thursday, July 22, 2004

Over 100,000 opponents of Israel\\\'s unilateral disengagement plan of 2004 participate in a human chain from Gush Katif, to the Western Wall, Jerusalem (90 kilometers).
The Old Bridge of Mostar in Bosnia and Herzegovina is reconstructed and reopened after being destroyed by Bosnian Croat forces on November 9, 1993.
A bomb attack occurs in front of Prague's Casino Royal.
Lance Armstrong of Austin, Texas wins an unprecedented 6th consecutive Tour de France cycling title.
A supermarket fire in Asunción, Paraguay, kills about 400 and leaves over 100 missing.

Tuesday, July 22, 2003

U.S.-led occupation of Iraq: In Iraq, four key figures in the former Iraqi regime die in a large operation by US troops. The dead included Saddam Hussein's sons Uday and Qusay.//www.cnn.com/2003/WORLD/meast/07/22/sprj.irq.main/index.html Chalabi: Iraqis must draft constitution alone
Uday and Qusay Hussein, sons of Saddam Hussein, are killed by the U.S. military in Iraq, after being tipped off by an informant.

Monday, July 22, 2002

Accounting scandals: WorldCom has filed for bankruptcy protection, in the largest corporate insolvency ever.

Saturday, July 22, 2000

"News of the World" urges its readers to sign a petition for Sarah's Law, new legislation in response to the murder of Sarah Payne, which would give parents the right to know whether a convicted paedophile was living in their area.

Thursday, July 22, 1999

The first version of MSN Messenger is released by Microsoft.
Mohammed VI of Morocco becomes king upon the death of his father Hassan II.
ANA Flight 61 is hijacked in Tokyo.

Wednesday, July 22, 1992

Near Medellín, Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar escapes from his luxury prison, fearing extradition to the United States.

Sunday, July 22, 1990

The Serbian Democratic Party declares the sovereignty of the Serbs in Croatia.
First round of the Mongolian legislative election, the first multiparty ever held in Mongolia the Mongolian People's Party wins by a wide margin after the second round of voting on July 29.

Wednesday, July 22, 1987

Palestinian cartoonist Naji Salim al-Ali is shot in London he dies August 28.

Tuesday, July 22, 1986

In Philippines, ABS-CBN Radio launches DZMM was started broadcast at 630 kHz on AM Band.

Friday, July 22, 1983

The Black July communal riot occurs in Sri Lanka. These anti-Sri Lankan Tamil riots leave between 400 and 3,000 Tamils dead and millions of dollars worth of their property destroyed. This pogrom is the beginning of a deadly Sri Lankan civil war.
Gimli Glider: Out of fuel, Air Canada Flight 143 glides in to land in Gimli, Manitoba.
Australian Dick Smith completes his solo circumnavigation in a helicopter.
Heavy massive rain and mudslides at western Shimane prefecture, Japan, kill 117.

Friday, July 22, 1977

The purged Chinese Communist leader Deng Xiaoping is restored to power 9 months after the Gang of Four was expelled from power in a coup d'état.

Friday, July 22, 1966

The Chinese government declares Dutch delegate G. J. Jongejans persona non grata, but tells him not to leave the country before a group of Chinese engineers has left the Netherlands.

Wednesday, July 22, 1964

The second meeting of the Organization of African Unity is held.

Sunday, July 22, 1962

A crowd assaults the rally of Sir Oswald Mosley's right-wing Union Movement in London.
Algeria proclaims independence Ahmed Ben Bella is the first President.
Telstar relays the first live trans-Atlantic television signal.
Mariner program: The Mariner 1 spacecraft flies erratically several minutes after launch and has to be destroyed.
The South African government arrests Nelson Mandela in Howick, and charges him with incitement to rebellion.
Marilyn Monroe is found dead from an overdose of sleeping pills and chloral hydrate, officially ruled a probable suicide. However, the exact cause of her death has been disputed.

Wednesday, July 22, 1959

Kumamoto University medical research group studying Minamata disease concludes that it is caused by mercury.

Thursday, July 22, 1948

The Dominion of Newfoundland votes to join Canada after a referendum.

Monday, July 22, 1946

King David Hotel bombing: The Irgun bombs the King David Hotel (headquarters of the British civil and military administration) in Jerusalem, killing 90.
In the last mass lynching in the United States, a mob of white men shoot and kill two African-American couples near Moore's Ford Bridge in Georgia.
Nuclear testing: In the first underwater test of the atomic bomb, the surplus USS \'\'Saratoga\'\' is sunk near Bikini Atoll in the Pacific Ocean, when the United States detonates the "Baker" device during Operation Crossroads.
The Atomic Energy Commission is established.
At Club 500 in Atlantic City, New Jersey, Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis stage their first show as a comedy team.
The Hungarian Forint is introduced in Hungary by the government, ending the world's biggest hyperinflation in the country.
Nuclear testing: In the first underwater test of the atomic bomb, the surplus USS "Saratoga" is sunk near Bikini Atoll in the Pacific Ocean, when the United States detonates the "Baker" device during Operation Crossroads.

Wednesday, July 22, 1942

Holocaust: The systematic deportation of Jews from the Warsaw Ghetto begins.

Friday, July 22, 1938

Britain rejected a proposal from its ambassador in Berlin, Nevile Henderson, for a four power summit on Czechoslovakia consisting of Britain, France, Germany and the U.S.S.R. London would under no circumstances accept the U.S.S.R. as a diplomatic partner.

Thursday, July 22, 1937

New Deal: The United States Senate votes down President Franklin D. Roosevelt's proposal to add more justices to the Supreme Court of the United States.

Sunday, July 22, 1934

Outside Chicago's Biograph Theatre, Public Enemy No. 1 John Dillinger is mortally wounded by FBI agents.

Thursday, July 22, 1920

Polish–Soviet War: Poland sues for peace with Bolshevist Russia (refused).

Saturday, July 22, 1916

In San Francisco, California, a bomb explodes on Market Street during a Preparedness Day parade, killing 10 injuring 40 (Warren Billings and Tom Mooney are later wrongly convicted of it).

Friday, July 22, 1910

A wireless telegraph sent from the results in the identification, arrest and execution of murderer Dr. Hawley Crippen.

Saturday, July 22, 1905

Sunday, July 22, 1883

August ndash King William's College is opened on the Isle of Man.
August ndash King William's College is opened on the Isle of Man.
Zulu King Cetshwayo barely escapes a rebel attack with his life.

Thursday, July 22, 1880

October ndash The Blizzard of 1880 begins in North America.

Saturday, July 22, 1871

The foundation stone of the first Tay Rail Bridge is laid"BBC History", July 2011, p12 the bridge collapses in a storm eight years later.

Friday, July 22, 1864

American Civil War ndash Battle of Atlanta: Outside of Atlanta, Georgia, Confederate General Hood leads an unsuccessful attack on Union troops under General Sherman on Bald Hill.

Wednesday, July 22, 1812

Peninsular War ndash Battle of Salamanca: British forces led by Lord Wellington defeat French troops near Salamanca in Spain.

Friday, July 22, 1808

French General Dupont surrenders to Spanish irregular forces following the Battle of Bailén.

Thursday, July 22, 1802

Gia Long captures Hanoi, completing his unification of Vietnam.

Friday, July 22, 1796

Surveyors of the Connecticut Land Company name an area in OhioCleveland after Gen.Moses Cleaveland, the superintendent of the surveying party.

Wednesday, July 22, 1795

Second Treaty of Basel between the French First Republic and Spain, ending the War of the Pyrenees. Spain cedes its half of the Caribbean island of Hispaniola to France.

Thursday, July 22, 1779

Battle of Minisink: The Goshen Militia is destroyed by Joseph Brant's forces.

Monday, July 22, 1686

New York City and Albany, New York are granted city charters by the colonial governor.

Tuesday, July 22, 1631

Thirty Years' War: Tilly defeats Gustav Adolf of Sweden at the Battle of Werben, but not decisively.
End of August ndash Thirty Years\\\' War: Running out of supply, Tilly is forced to send his army into the Electorate of Saxony in order to secure supplies, as well as to force a reaction from John George, Elector of Saxony and Gustav Adolf of Sweden.
End of August ndash Thirty Years' War: Running out of supply, Tilly is forced to send his army into the Electorate of Saxony in order to secure supplies, as well as to force a reaction from John George, Elector of Saxony and Gustav Adolf of Sweden.

Thursday, July 22, 1627

The English, under the Duke of Buckingham, invade Ré Island in support of the Huguenots in La Rochelle. The invasion does not go well.

Sunday, July 22, 1612

Four women and one man are hanged following the Northtonshire Witch Trials in Northton, England.

Friday, July 22, 1594

First voyage of Willem Barents in the Arctic Ocean in search of the North-east passage.
In Amsterdam, the Compagnie van Verre is created, with the goal of breaking the Portuguese monopoly on spice trade.
St. Paul\'s College, Macao is founded in Macau by Jesuits, being the first western style university in the far east.
Tulip bulbs planted by Carolus Clusius in the Hortus Botanicus Leiden, Holland, first flower.
After a 2-month siege, the city of Groningen submits to Dutch troops, bringing the whole northern Netherlands under the Republic

Wednesday, July 22, 1587

Colony of Roanoke: A group of English settlers arrive on Roanoke Island off of North Carolina to re-establish the deserted colony.

Saturday, July 12, 1533 (Julianian calendar)

Saturday, July 13, 1499 (Julianian calendar)

Battle of Dornach: The Swiss decisively defeat the army of Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor.

Tuesday, July 13, 1484 (Julianian calendar)

Battle of Lochmaben Fair: A 500-man raiding party led by Alexander Stewart, Duke of Albany and James Douglas, 9th Earl of Douglas is defeated by forces loyal to Albany's brother James III of Scotland Douglas is captured.

Saturday, July 13, 1443 (Julianian calendar)

Battle of St. Jakob an der Sihl: Zürich is barely defeated.

Tuesday, July 15, 1298 (Julianian calendar)

Battle of Falkirk: King Edward I of England defeats a Scottish army led by William Wallace.

Monday, July 15, 1275 (Julianian calendar)

Magnus is elected new king of Sweden.

Saturday, July 16, 1099 (Julianian calendar)

The Kingdom of Jerusalem is founded.
Source: Wikipedia