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Thursday July 22, 2021

July 22: Day of the Week

July 22, 2021 is the 203rd day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 162 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Thursday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Mokuyōbi.

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Here’s the July calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Cancer is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Ruby is the modern birthstone for this month. Ruby is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

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July 22 Historical Event(s)

  • 1484
    Battle of Lochmaben Fair – A 500-man raiding party led by Alexander Stewart, Duke of Albany and James Douglas, 9th Earl of Douglas are defeated by Scots forces loyal to Albany’s brother James III of Scotland; Douglas is captured.
  • 1499
    Battle of Dornach – The Swiss decisively defeat the Imperial army of Emperor Maximilian I.
  • 1686
    Albany, New York is formally chartered as a municipality by Governor Thomas Dongan.
  • 1796
    Surveyors of the Connecticut Land Company name an area in Ohio “Cleveland” after Gen. Moses Cleaveland, the superintendent of the surveying party.
  • 1916
    In San Francisco, California, a bomb explodes on Market Street during a Preparedness Day parade killing 10 and injuring 40.
  • 1942
    Holocaust: the systematic deportation of Jews from the Warsaw Ghetto begins.
  • 1976
    Japan completes its last reparation to the Philippines for war crimes committed during the imperial Japan’s conquest of the country in the Second World War
  • 1992
    Near Medellín, Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar escapes from his luxury prison fearing extradition to the United States.
  • 1993
    Great Flood of 1993: levees near Kaskaskia, Illinois rupture, forcing the entire town to evacuate by barges operated by the Army Corps of Engineers.
  • 2011
    Norway is the victim of twin terror attacks, the first being a bomb blast which targeted government buildings in central Oslo, the second being a massacre at a youth camp on the island of Utøya.

Who were born on July 22?

  • 1878
    Janusz Korczak, Polish children’s author and pediatrician (d. 1942)
  • 1922
    Dick Hoerner, American football player (d. 2010)
  • 1922
    Orson Bean, American actor
  • 1942
    Peter Habeler, Austrian mountaineer
  • 1943
    Kay Bailey Hutchison, American politician
  • 1958
    David Von Erich, American professional wrestler (d. 1984)
  • 1964
    Bonnie Langford, English actress and dancer
  • 1969
    Despina Vandi, Greek singer
  • 1972
    Colin Ferguson, Canadian actor
  • 1991
    Matthew James, English footballer

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